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Chrome OS was born 10 years ago. Here are the highlights in its rise to power

In 10 years, Chrome OS evolved from a browser-based operating system to something much bigger, and it has made a lot of noise in the computing world......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsJun 15th, 2021

Study: Which Countries Will Best Survive a Collapse?

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The New York Times: Will civilization as we know it end in the next 100 years? Will there be any functioning places left? These questions might sound like the stuff of dystopian fiction. But if recent headline.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 51 min. ago

Retired EV batteries might be a solution for insufficient charging facilities

The deployment of EV power charging facilities in Taiwan is not yet sufficient for the fast-growing electric vehicles (EVs) demand. Kim Tsai, chairman for the Taiwan E-intelligent Vehicle & Green Energy Tech Association (TEGA) and also chairman for M.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News2 hr. 23 min. ago

The State Department and 3 other US agencies earn a D for cybersecurity

Two years after a damning cybersecurity report, auditors find little has improved. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Cybersecurity at eight federal agencies is so poor that four of them earned grades of D, three got Cs, and only one received a B.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News5 hr. 23 min. ago

Google Chrome To No Longer Show Secure Website Indicators

Google Chrome will no longer show whether a site you are visiting is secure and only show when you visit an insecure website. Bleeping Computer reports: To further push web developers into only using HTTPS on their sites, Google introduced the protoc.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News5 hr. 51 min. ago

How to rewatch the women’s Olympic gymnastic finals

Missed the finals for women's gymnastics at the Tokyo Games? Here's how you can catch up on all the key events and highlights......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 23 min. ago

India’s BharatPe valued at $2.85 billion in Tiger Global-led $370 million funding

Indian fintech startup BharatPe has raised $370 million in a new round of financing as it looks to aggressively scale its business in the next two years. It’s the nineteenth Indian startup to become a unicorn this year (up from 11 last year) as.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News8 hr. 51 min. ago

Edtech startup bina raises $1.4M to teach 4- to 12-year-olds, launch School-as-a-Service

With the pandemic wreaking havoc amongst early years education amid school lockdowns, it’s no wonder edtech startups have piled into the space. But it has also served to highlight the abysmal nature of early years teaching: Some 40 million teachers.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News8 hr. 51 min. ago

Bringing discoveries to light: X-ray science at Argonne

For more than 25 years, the Advanced Photon Source's intense X-rays have enabled important breakthroughs. With a massive upgrade in the works, scientists will be able to see things at scale never seen before......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News11 hr. 51 min. ago

Razer Book 13 vs. Dell XPS 13

The Dell XPS 13 has spent a few of years at the top of the 13-inch laptop heap. Can the Razer Book 13 take it down a notch?.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 51 min. ago

New study finds emperor penguins increasingly threatened by climate change

A new study published today in Global Change Biology provides valuable new data that highlights how species extinction risk is accelerating due to rapid climate change and an increase in extreme climate events, such as glacial calving and sea ice los.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News13 hr. 23 min. ago

Prestressed plasters for old buildings

Bent concrete beams, cracks on the undersides of bridges, risk of rust for the reinforcement: In Switzerland, many structures are getting on in years. Take national roads, for example: According to the 2019 report of the Federal Roads Office (FEDRO),.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News13 hr. 23 min. ago

Deadly wildfire encircles Turkish power plant

Roaring blazes encircled a Turkish thermal power plant Tuesday and forced farmers to herd panicked cattle toward the sea as wildfires that have killed eight people raged on for a seventh day......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News13 hr. 23 min. ago

Awful transaction and timing: AT&T finally ditches DirecTV

AT&T owns 70% of DirecTV spinoff but won't be managing it anymore. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Ronald Martinez) AT&T has completed its spinoff of DirecTV after six years of mismanagement in which nearly 10 million customers ditched the com.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News14 hr. 23 min. ago

Ability of urban trees, soils to maintain critical ecosystem services

If you're a tree, country life is much easier than city living. Rural trees—which can live long, productive lives of sometimes more than 100 years—draw on vast resources of an extensive forest network of nearby trees. In urban areas, friendly, ne.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News18 hr. 51 min. ago

Retired EV power batteries might be a solution for insufficient charging facilities

The deployment of EV power charging facilities in Taiwan is not yet sufficient, in order to meet the demand for the fast-growing development of electric vehicles (EVs). Kim Tsai, chairman for the Taiwan E-intelligent Vehicle & Green Energy Tech Assoc.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News22 hr. 51 min. ago

Global semiconductor sales rise in 2Q21

Worldwide sales of semiconductors totaled US$133.6 billion during the second quarter of 2021, up 8.3% sequentially and 29.2% from a year earlier, according to SIA......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News22 hr. 51 min. ago

Highlights of the day: Notebook shipments to see weak growth in 3Q21

Global notebook shipments wee weaker than expected in second-quarter 2021, thanks to components shortages. Global notebook shipments will see less than 2% sequential growth in the third quarter. Smartphone AP shipments into China grew about 3% sequen.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News22 hr. 51 min. ago

Retried EV power batteries might be a solution for insufficient charging facilities

The deployment of EV power charging facilities in Taiwan is not yet sufficient, in order to meet the demand for the fast-growing development of electric vehicles (EVs). Kim Tsai, chairman for the Taiwan E-intelligent Vehicle & Green Energy Tech Assoc.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2021

Mobility trends: Q&A with tech venture specialist Vitaly M Golomb

Vitaly M Golomb is a technology investment banker with over 20 years of experience on all sides of the table as a venture-backed CEO, venture capitalist, M&A, and financing advisor. Golomb, who hosts a popular podcast on mobility, will be the host of.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2021

Global notebook shipments to rise in 3Q21

Procurement orders from the education segment reached the peak in the second quarter, while demand for gaming and enterprise notebooks also remained robust, but worldwide notebook shipments still performed weaker-than-expected in the second quarter o.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2021