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Instagram blocked the #VaccinesKill hashtag two years ago. Facebook only just now got around to doing it

Last week, even as it came under fire from the White House over its role in spreading anti-vaccine misinformation, Facebook hadn't taken the simple step of blocking the #VaccinesKill hashtag on its platform......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnJul 22nd, 2021

27 Years of Need for Speed

Be the first to cross the finish line. Second is the first to lose, as the great Ayrton Senna would say. Over the years car fanatics have been living and driving the dream, all made possible by games like the iconic Need for Speed......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News1 hr. 47 min. ago

Don"t be fooled by signs of recovery: Pandemics weaken the flow of business ideas for seven years

The UK continues on its path to economic recovery from COVID. According to the latest survey data from the Office for National Statistics, the proportion of companies seeing their turnover reduced by COVID in July 2021 was just 29%, compared to 65% i.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News1 hr. 47 min. ago

Bandicoots return to Sturt National Park after more than a century

Locally extinct western barred bandicoots have returned to Sturt National Park after more than 100 years......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News1 hr. 47 min. ago

ASC 100: Hana Microelectronics branches out to 5G, SiC industries

For years, the business of Hana Microelectronics, the leading EMS provider in the Southeast Asia region, took off as orders divert from, to, or within China. Its business in China is expected to further benefit from China's new self-reliance policy......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News10 hr. 15 min. ago

Zoom Agrees to $85M Settlement in Possible Class Action Over Data-Sharing, Zoombombing

Zoom has agreed to pay $85 million — and to bolster its security practices — to settle a lawsuit that had claimed Zoom violated users' privacy rights by sharing their personal data with Facebook, Google and LinkedIn, and by failing to sto.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News12 hr. 15 min. ago

Big tech companies are at war with employees over remote work

CEOs want workers back at their desks. Employees and the virus have other plans. Enlarge / Apple offices in northern California. (credit: Apple) All across the United States, the leaders at large tech companies like Apple, Google, and Facebook.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021

Best cheap home gym deals for August 2021

Stuck at home? This is might be the year to finally build that home gym you've been thinking of for years......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021

Best cheap NordicTrack home fitness and exercise equipment deals for August 2021

Premium home fitness machines can last for years because of their quality and manufacturer support......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021

It"s the Hottest Job Market in 20 Years for Tech Workers

Tribune News Services says we're now experiencing the "hottest job market for tech workers since dot-com era" There's an air of desperation among tech employers this summer. Software talent, it seems, is in such high demand that companies are morphin.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021

Bring your own environment: The future of work

A few years from now, the organizations that succeed will be the ones that resisted the urge to race everyone back to the office and instead rethought how their workforce operates. Michael Biltz Contributor.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

This Week in Apps: Instagram restricts teens’ accounts, Elon Musk criticizes App Store fees, Google Play’s new policies

This Week in Apps: Instagram restricts teens’ accounts, Elon Musk criticizes App Store fees, Google Play’s new policies.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Bird brains left other dinosaurs behind

Today, being "birdbrained" means forgetting where you left your keys or wallet. But 66 million years ago, it may have meant the difference between life and death—and may help explain why birds are the only dinosaurs left on Earth......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Ray-Ban smart glasses are set to release this year, made in partnership with Facebook

Facebook unveiled it was partnering up with Ray-Ban and EssilorLuxottica last September to create a pair of smart glasses. We've since come to learn that this device won't offer AR capabilities, suggesting it might be similar to the Echo Frames......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Rick Astley"s "Never Gonna Give You Up" joins YouTube"s billion view club

The first video to garner more than a billion views was Psy’s “Gangnam Style,” doing so in December 2012. It’d be another two-and-a-half years before another video, Justin Bieber’s “Baby,” joined the club......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Facebook, Netflix, and Google to make vaccinations mandatory for personnel

In a note to employees (via The New York Times), Google CEO Sundar Pichai said the vaccine mandate would apply to US office locations “in the coming weeks” and to other regions “in the coming months.”.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Permafrost in Daisetsu Mountains in Japan projected to decrease significantly

Areas with ground temperatures that remain below 0 degrees Celsius for more than two years are referred to as permafrost, and approximately one-quarter of the Northern Hemisphere and 17% of the Earth's exposed land surface is permafrost. Permafrost i.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

The magnetic field in the galactic outflow of M82

Messier 82 (M82) is a luminous infrared galaxy about twelve million light-years away from the Milky Way. Its burst of star formation powers the radiation and drives a bipolar superwind that originates near the core of the galaxy. The wind extends per.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Plant reproduction: Unraveling the role of a new membrane within pollen grain

While the reproduction process of flowering plants has been known for more than 120 years, there still remain many mysteries to unravel. Researchers from INRAE, ENS de Lyon, CNRS and Limagrain characterized a new membrane within pollen grain that sur.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Highlights of the day: Intel keen to regain foundry leadership

Intel has made aggressive moves trying to retake leadership in the foundry sector. If it is able to meet its schedule of technology advancements, Intel could close the gap against TSMC in five years. Conservative outlook from some of the big-name tec.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Intel could challenge TSMC in next 5 years

If Intel is able to advance its process technology on schedule, it could regain its foundry technology leadership that has been taken by TSMC in the next five years, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021