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Facebook introduces the 14-inch Portal+ and portable Portal Go smart displays

Aimed at remote and hybrid work scenarios, Facebook states that Portal+ "makes a perfect dedicated screen for work calls, freeing up your computer to take notes, view a presentation, or multitask." The new smart device features a 14-inch display with.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotSep 22nd, 2021

Apple"s iPod Came Out Two Decades Ago

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Conversation: On October 23, 2001, Apple released the iPod -- a portable media player that promised to overshadow the clunky design and low storage capacity of MP3 players introduced in the mid-1990s. The.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News3 hr. 23 min. ago

Cowboy Bebop trailer introduces Spike and his new crew

Spike Spiegel, Jet Black, and Faye Valentine are ready to take on the universe and each other in the live-action adaptation of the beloved anime, Cowboy Bebop......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News8 hr. 23 min. ago

Apple"s Privacy Rules to Blame For Facebook"s Lower Than Expected Quarterly Growth, Says Zuckerberg

Apple's privacy rules are "negatively affecting" Facebook, and its business, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg claimed during its most recent earnings call. MacRumors reports: As a quick refresher, starting with iOS 14.5 and all newer versions of iOS and.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News9 hr. 22 min. ago

Facebook is having a tougher time managing vaccine misinformation than it is letting on, leaks suggest

In public, Facebook has touted the resources it has dedicated to tackling Covid-19 and vaccine misinformation, even scolding US President Joe Biden for his harsh criticism of the company's handling of the issue. In doing so, it claimed that "more tha.....»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated News9 hr. 23 min. ago

A new 3D printing frontier: Self-powered wearable devices

When most people think of wearable devices, they think of smart watches, smart glasses, fitness trackers, even smart clothing. These devices, part of a fast-growing market, have two things in common: They all need an external power source, and they a.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News9 hr. 54 min. ago

Parasite that replaces a fish"s tongue caught at Texas state park

An unknown person working at Galveston Island Sate Park, Texas Parks and Wildlife, has posted a picture of a unique fish that was caught at the park on Facebook—it has no natural tongue. Instead, it has a tongue made up of a group of parasites know.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News12 hr. 22 min. ago

Wyze Lamp Socket turns any dumb light bulb into a smart one

It's Wyze Week, and that means new products and great deals. The Wyze Solar Panel and Wyze Lamp Socket are the latest products to join the lineup......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News12 hr. 23 min. ago

How to map a house with the iRobot Roomba

Wondering just what smart mapping can do for your home when you get a vacuum robot like the iRobot Roomba? Here's how it works and how to use mapping......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News12 hr. 23 min. ago

Facebook Says It"s Refocusing Company on "Serving Young Adults"

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he's redirected teams within his company to "make serving young adults their north star." The comment, made on a call with investors this afternoon, speaks to Facebooks' concerns about declining usage among teens and.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News13 hr. 22 min. ago

Tech"s Message To the Hill: We"re Not Facebook

TikTok, YouTube and Snapchat will appear before Congress Tuesday with a key priority: distinguishing their practices from Facebook's. From a report: Facebook is under attack, and its tech peers don't want to get caught in the crossfire as lawmakers m.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News13 hr. 22 min. ago

TikTok, YouTube and Snap execs in Senate hot seat over social media"s impact on kids

Executives from TikTok, Snap and YouTube were grilled by Senators on Tuesday about the steps their platforms are taking to protect their young users, weeks after a Facebook executive faced tough questions on the same issue......»»

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

Apple says adding a notch to the MacBook Pro is a "smart" move

The notch has undoubtedly proved to be the most contentious part of the new MacBook Pros. As noted by David Pogue, it houses the new 1080p webcam along with the TrueTone sensor that ensures colors are consistent in all lighting conditions, a light se.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News18 hr. 54 min. ago

Facebook to refocus its efforts toward serving younger users

Facebook, plagued by more controversy than usual recently, has found itself knee-deep in another problem following reports that it misled investors over declining teen and young adult user numbers. Both groups are spending less time on the social net.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News18 hr. 54 min. ago

Facebook misses on Q3 revenue expectations, blames Apple"s ATT changes

For the three months ending in September, Facebook recorded revenues of $29 billion, which is a 35 percent year-over-year increase. Net income reached $9.19 billion, with earnings of $3.22 per diluted share. For reference, analysts were expecting rev.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News18 hr. 54 min. ago

Third-gen Oura Ring gets more temperature sensors, updated heart rate monitor

The third-generation Oura Ring smart ring has a new sensor array and a variety of new software features coming at launch and into next year......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News18 hr. 55 min. ago

Adobe reveals new time-saving AI features for Lightroom powered by Nvidia

Adobe has also drafted over a smart ability from Premiere Pro to its Elements package......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News20 hr. 22 min. ago

The big takeaways from the Facebook Papers

Facebook is no stranger to the limelight. While the company has repeatedly come under fire over the past few years for its role in disseminating misinformation, especially related to the 2016 election, the last two months have been especially turbule.....»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated News22 hr. 23 min. ago

Facebook Is Spending At Least $10 Billion This Year On Its Metaverse Division

Last week, Facebook announced plans to hire 10,000 workers in the European Union to help build "the metaverse," a futuristic notion for connecting online that uses augmented and virtual reality. We now know how much the company plans to spend on this.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsOct 26th, 2021

Facebook has language blind spots around the world that allow hate speech to flourish

For years, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg touted his mission to connect the entire world — and his company has come closer than perhaps any other to fulfilling that lofty goal, with more than 3 billion monthly users across its various platforms. But.....»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsOct 26th, 2021

Biggest Tech Companies Now Building the Biggest Data Pipes

Old-fashioned telecommunication carriers are falling behind in the global bandwidth race as global giants of content and cloud computing are building their own global networks. Facebook has commissioned electronics and IT giant NEC Corporation to bui.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsOct 26th, 2021