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It may not be as glamorous as D2C, but beauty tech is big money

Shifting consumer demands within beauty and retail are creating rich opportunities for U.S.-based beauty/consumer tech SaaS companies. Sindhya Valloppillil Contributor Share on Twitter.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekJan 18th, 2021

Students Are Easily Cheating "State-of-the-Art" Test Proctoring Tech

Students are using HDMI cables and hidden phones to cheat on exams administered through invasive proctoring software like Proctorio. From a report: "I've taken online exams cheating and not cheating and they are just about as stressful anyways so fuc.....»»

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India Threatens Jail for Facebook, WhatsApp and Twitter Employees

India's government has threatened to jail employees of Facebook, its WhatsApp unit and Twitter as it seeks to quash political protests and gain far-reaching powers over discourse on foreign-owned tech platforms, WSJ reported Friday, citing people fam.....»»

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John McAfee facing charges for alleged cryptocurrency "pump and dump" scheme on Twitter

John David McAfee, the eccentric antivirus software pioneer, has been indicted on fraud and money laundering charges by the Department of Justice, which alleges he and a business partner participated in a scheme that earned more than $13 million by f.....»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated News1 hr. 6 min. ago

Why popular YouTubers are building their own sites

Some big YouTube names are building their own video sites on the side - just in case......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News3 hr. 38 min. ago

Samsung’s 3-nm Tech Shows Nanosheet Transistor Advantage

Nanosheet devices allow tuning of memory cell design in a way FinFETs can’t The logic chip industry is heading toward a fundamental change in the structure of transistors. Today’s transistors, called FinFETs, will give way to devices variou.....»»

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Regulators May Finally Get to Tame Big Tech

There have been a number of high level hearings into the behavior of big tech on both sides of the Atlantic. It's only the beginning. Here's why. Continue reading........»»

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John McAfee faces fraud and money laundering charges in crypto "pump-and-dump" scheme

The US District Court case, unsealed on Friday, charges John David McAfee and Jimmy Gale Watson Jr with racketeering-related crimes. If convicted on all counts, the two could face up to 100 years in prison......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News6 hr. 37 min. ago

The best PS5 games for 2021

The PlayStation 5 brings big exclusives and third-party games alike. Here are the best PlayStation 5 games to check out......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 38 min. ago

The Toyota Highlander hybrid is a big three-row with a buzzy engine

The continuously variable transmission is not particularly refined. This is the 2021 Toyota Highlander hybrid, one of the few three-row SUVs you can buy with a hybrid powertrain......»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News8 hr. 6 min. ago

White House signals coming antitrust push with Tim Wu appointment

The nod indicates that the new administration isn't planning to go easy on tech. Enlarge / The White House South Lawn, which is unfortunately not the view most folks working for a presidential administration have. (credit: Joe Daniel Price | Ge.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News8 hr. 6 min. ago

New study suggests humans evolved to run on less water than our closest primate relatives

When you think about what separates humans from chimpanzees and other apes, you might think of our big brains, or the fact that we get around on two legs rather than four. But we have another distinguishing feature: water efficiency......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 5 min. ago

A Leading Critic of Big Tech Joins the White House

President Biden on Friday named Tim Wu, a Columbia University law professor, to the National Economic Council on Friday as a special assistant to the president for technology and competition policy, putting one of the most outspoken critics of Big Te.....»»

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Employment Rose Among Those in Free Money Experiment

After getting $500 per month for two years without rules on how to spend it, 125 people in California paid off debt, got full-time jobs and reported lower rates of anxiety and depression, according to a study released this week. From a report: The pr.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News10 hr. 38 min. ago

The technology selloff is getting to be somewhat material

Tech stocks are getting hammered today, with previously high-flying shares of software companies taking even more damage. For a sector that has enjoyed a year in the sun, recent trading sessions have punctured a period of market adoration. It is too.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News11 hr. 6 min. ago

Typing my way down the mechanical keyboard rabbit hole with the Drop CTRL

Customizable, mechanical keyboards can be an expensive niche—this is a nice entry point. It's a beauty: The Drop CTRL keyboard [credit: Iljitsch.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News11 hr. 38 min. ago

SoftBank makes mountains of cash off of human laziness

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. Natasha and Danny and Alex and Grace were all here to chat through the week’s biggest tech happenings. It was.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News12 hr. 38 min. ago

Flutter 2: Google"s Toolkit For Developers Takes a Big Step Forward

An anonymous reader quotes a report from ZDNet: Google has announced Flutter 2, a major upgrade to its framework for building user interfaces for mobile, the web and desktop. Flutter promises to allow developers to use the same codebase to build nati.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News14 hr. 38 min. ago

Scrum Ventures launches new program to connect startups with Japanese corporations

Headquartered in San Francisco and Tokyo, Scrum Ventures is known for its accelerator programs focused on sports, food and smart city tech. Today it announced the launch of a new incubator program that will help startups from business partnerships wi.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News15 hr. 6 min. ago

How wearable tech helped elite athletes through the pandemic

From the English Premier League to the NFL, sport is a multibillion-dollar industry, and top teams are increasingly turning to technology to give them the edge......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated News15 hr. 38 min. ago

Turntide Technologies Rethinks Electric Motors To Slash Energy Consumption In Buildings

FrankOVD shares a report from TechCrunch: [F]irms backed by Robert Downey Jr. and Bill Gates are joining investors like Amazon and iPod inventor Tony Fadell to pour money into a company called Turntide Technologies that believes it has the next great.....»»

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