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House Democrats are prepping 5 antitrust bills to take on Big Tech

House Democrats are preparing five bills to weaken Big Tech's grip on the economy, in what could amount to Congress's biggest challenge yet to the dominance of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnJun 10th, 2021

Facebook is reportedly trying to analyze encrypted data without decrypting it

The social networking giant confirmed as much to The Information (paywalled), and is apparently one of several tech companies interested in a field known as homomorphic encryption. Outside experts told the publication that Facebook could be intereste.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News3 hr. 33 min. ago

Give Amazon your palm print and receive $10 in credit

When Amazon One launched in September 2020, only two Amazon Go stores in Seattle were using this technology. Since then, the tech giant has expanded its contactless technology to multiple Amazon Go, Go Grocery, Books, 4-star, Whole Foods Market and P.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News3 hr. 33 min. ago

Rufus hits version 3.15, introduces several fixes

Rufus is a must in every tech enthusiast's toolkit. It's one of the best applications for creating bootable USB drives thanks to its simplicity and ease of use......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News3 hr. 33 min. ago

Microsoft"s business-focused Windows 365 Cloud PC subscription starts at $20/mo

Windows 365 Cloud PC is Microsoft's subscription-based service for the modern hybrid workspace, aimed at delivering the benefits and security of the cloud to small and big businesses. Microsoft recently announced general availability of Windows 365,.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News3 hr. 33 min. ago

Why Even the Fastest Human Can’t Outrun Your House Cat

A new model explains the forces and body design features that limit maximum sprinting speed......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated News3 hr. 33 min. ago

Who you bargain against can impact your home price

When putting a house on the market, who has the edge when it comes to selling for a profit?.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News8 hr. 5 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 News17 hr. 34 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 News19 hr. 6 min. ago

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 News19 hr. 6 min. ago

SpaceX takes big step toward Super Heavy’s first orbital flight

SpaceX is in the latter stages of preparing its massively powerful Super Heavy rocket for flight, fixing 29 Raptor engines to its base......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News19 hr. 6 min. ago

The Push For a "PBS For the Internet"

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Axios: The concept of a new media ecosystem that's non-profit, publicly funded and tech-infused is drawing interest in policy circles as a way to shift the power dynamics in today's information wars. Revamping.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

How Google Quietly Funds Europe"s Leading Tech Policy Institutes

Google has provided tens of millions of pounds of funding to academics investigating issues closely related to its business model. From a report: A recent scientific paper proposed that, like Big Tobacco in the Seventies, Big Tech thrives on creating.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

All-electric 2022 Audi e-tron GT and RS e-tron GT provide a pop of tech in understated packaging

Luxury, technology and a whole lot of flash often go hand in hand. In the age of space-faring billionaires, we all expect the latest wiz-bang gadget to look like something from the future, right? Not in Audi’s view. The 2022 Audi e-tron GT and.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Google is building its own chip for the Pixel 6

Google just dumped a whole bunch of news about its upcoming Pixel 6 smartphone. Maybe the company was looking to get out in front of August 11’s big Samsung event — or perhaps it’s just hoping to keep people interested in the months leading.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

In selecting space leader, White House opts for policy chops over politics

Vice President Kamala Harris to host first National Space Council meeting this fall. Enlarge / Chirag Parikh, then-Microsoft Azure Space lead at Microsoft Corp., speaks during a discussion at the Satellite 2020 Conference in Washington, DC. (cre.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Element Ventures pulls in $130M to double-down on the fintech enterprise trend

With the rise of Open Banking, PSD2 Regulation, insurtech and the whole, general fintech boom, tech investors have realized there is an increasing place for dedicated funds which double down on this ongoing movement. When you look at the rise of bank.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Tech leaders can be the secret weapon for supercharging ESG goals

Over the past few years, we have seen an uptick in organizations setting long-term sustainability goals. However, CEOs and CSOs typically forecast these often long-term and aspirational goals. Jeff Sternberg Contributor.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

The next generation of global payments: Afterpay + Square

Sunday was a big day in fintech: Afterpay has agreed to merge with Square. This agreement sets two of the most admired financial technology companies in recent history on a path to becoming one. Dana Stalder Contributor.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Tracking The NYC Subway Using FPGAs

Using tech to do the important things, like avoid waiting around a subway station for 20 minutes The post Tracking The NYC Subway Using FPGAs appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers......»»

Category: topSource:  maezineRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Companies that survived the pandemic will recover

Natural disasters, such as hurricanes and floods, have proven that businesses both big and small have the ability to survive and thrive......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021