Google-Free<nobr> <wbr></nobr>/e/ OS Is Now Selling Preloaded Phones In the US, Starting At $380

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: /e/ OS, the "open-source, pro-privacy, and fully degoogled" fork of Android, is coming to Canada and the USA. Of course, you've always been able to download the software in any region, but now (a.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotMar 2nd, 2021

The 2020 iPad is practically free since they announced the new iPad Pro

Under the hood we have the A12Z Bionic chip, which makes the iPad Pro faster than many laptops you'll find......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News8 hr. 35 min. ago

Everybody hates “FLoC,” Google’s tracking plan for Chrome ads

The EFF, Mozilla, Brave, Vivaldi, and DuckDuckGo, say "no way" to FLoC. Enlarge / Vivaldi's graphic on FLoC. (credit: Vivaldi) Google wants to kill third-party tracking cookies used for ads in Chrome with the "Chrome Privacy Sandbox." Since G.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News10 hr. 7 min. ago

FTC Issues Stern Warning: Biased AI May Break the Law

The Federal Trade Commission has signaled that it's taking a hard look at bias in AI, warning businesses that selling or using such systems could constitute a violation of federal law. From a report: "The FTC Act prohibits unfair or deceptive practic.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News11 hr. 7 min. ago

Liveblog—All the news from Apple’s “Spring Loaded” event

Get your updates about new iPads and more here, starting at 10am Pacific! Enlarge / The event invitation that went out to members of the press and Apple's partners. (credit: Apple) View Liveblog At 10 am Pacific time (1 pm Eastern) on Tuesday,.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News12 hr. 7 min. ago

Venmo’s new crypto service lets you buy and sell bitcoin, ether, and litecoin

PayPal subsidiary Venmo rolls crypto platform out to users starting today. Enlarge / Promotional image of Crypto on Venmo. (credit: Venmo) The PayPal-owned Venmo service will let users buy, sell, and hold bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies wit.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News12 hr. 7 min. ago

The iPhone 12 now comes in a purple color that’s perfect for spring

Apple has launched a new color option for the iPhone 12. The new purple iPhone color will be available for pre-order starting Friday April 23......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News13 hr. 35 min. ago

Camille Walala creates pop-up Supermarket food store at the Design Museum

Designer Camille Walala has turned the London Design Museum's shop into a pop-up supermarket selling artist-designed foods. Read more Designer Camille Walala has turned the London Design Museum's shop into a pop-up supermarket selling ar.....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenRelated News15 hr. 7 min. ago

Google product reviews algorithm update was big but not like a core update, say data providers

Here is a roundup of the impact of Google’s most recent algorithm update that touched down on April 8, 2021. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article......»»

Category: internetSource:  searchenginelandRelated News15 hr. 7 min. ago

Target CPA and Target ROAS will be bundled with other Google Smart Bidding strategies

Advertisers are still able to use tCPA and tROAS, but later this year, these options will only appear with Maximize Conversions and Maximize Conversion Value, respectively. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article......»»

Category: internetSource:  searchenginelandRelated News15 hr. 7 min. ago

Health insurance advertisers in the U.S. now required to pass Google Ads certification

Similar to Google’s certification program for online pharmacies, this is another layer of protection for consumers and another step for healthcare advertisers. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article......»»

Category: internetSource:  searchenginelandRelated News15 hr. 7 min. ago

Catch&Release raises $14M to help marketers find and license content from across the web

Catch&Release founder and CEO Analisa Goodin told me that she wants to help brands break free from the limitations of stock photography — and that her startup has raised $14 million in Series A funding to achieve that goal. Goodin explained that th.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News15 hr. 7 min. ago

Amazon Opens London Augmented Reality Salon To Showcase Tech has opened a new hair salon in East London to showcase augmented reality and "point and learn" marketing technology that lets customers point their phones at a product to get more information. From a report: The 1,500 square-foot (139 squa.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News18 hr. 7 min. ago

The best free Kindle books on Amazon Prime

Prime Reading offers a huge catalog of books to choose from. We've hand-picked the best books across a range of genres, so there's something to suit all tastes......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News18 hr. 35 min. ago

How to turn on private browsing on your iPhone or Android device

Here's how to turn on private browsing on Android and iOS phones, helping you to surf the web privately and also avoid saving cookies and your search history......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News19 hr. 35 min. ago

Google Play apps steal texts and pepper you with unauthorized purchases

Google removes eight apps after receiving report from researchers. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Security researchers have uncovered a batch of Google Play apps that stole users’ text messages and made unauthorized purchases on users’ dim.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News20 hr. 35 min. ago

Dow Silicones to hike quotes in May

US-based Dow Silicones will raise its silicone prooduct quotes starting May, and its distribution agents have moved since early April to inform downstream clients about the price adjustment, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsApr 20th, 2021

What’s new on Amazon Prime Video in May 2021

Amazon Prime Video adds new titles each month that are free for all Prime members. Check out all the new content hitting Amazon Prime Video in May......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 20th, 2021

WordPress proposes blocking FLoC by default

It’s estimated that 40% of all sites use WordPress. If the proposal is implemented, that could be a devastating blow to Google’s ad-targeting capabilities. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article......»»

Category: internetSource:  searchenginelandRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

Years after Google and Apple, Samsung finally gets eSIM working in the US

If you have the Note 20 and T-Mobile, you can finally ditch your plastic SIM card. Enlarge (credit: Samsung) Samsung is finally starting to support eSIM in the US. XDA Developers reports the first working combo is the Galaxy Note 20 and Note.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

“Chrome Memories”—an early look at Google’s UI update to History

The new view is hidden behind a feature flag that defaults to "off" for now. You'll need Chrome Canary to check out Memories—and you'll need to enable an optional flag as well......»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021