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More Than a Third of World"s Population Have Never Used Internet, Says UN

Nearly 3 billion people -- or 37% of the world's population -- have never used the internet, according to the United Nations, despite the Covid-19 pandemic driving people online. From a report: The UN's International Telecommunication Union (ITU) est.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotDec 1st, 2021

Nobody Saves the World succeeds where Balan Wonderworld fails

Nobody Saves the World on Xbox Game Pass shows how Balan Wonderworld could've worked with three major changes......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 21 min. ago

It’s a good time to learn the immune system—and this is the book for it

Philipp Dettmer, a self-described immune enthusiast, invites us into his world. Enlarge If ever there was a moment to brush up on your knowledge of the immune system, this is that moment. (Okay, March-April 2020 may have been.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News18 hr. 20 min. ago

El Salvador"s Government Buys More Bitcoin as Its Price Drops to $35,149

As the price of bitcoin drops to $35,149, "The entire country of El Salvador is riding the cryptocurrency wave," reports The Street, "even in its choppiest waters." The first country in the world to adopt bitcoin as legal tender, the Central America.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News22 hr. 20 min. ago

Streaming TV Shows on Twitch Attracts DMCAs and the TV Industry"s Eye of Sauron

The Washington Post reports that three of the world's most prominent live-streaming stars "received notifications of copyright infringement after broadcasting TV shows to their millions-strong fanbases on Twitch." "The days that followed produced c.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

Instagram Lite Courts the Developing World

Last week, Instagram hit the 1-billion-user mark and now wants to lure in even more users. The U.S. company silently launched Instagram Lite for the emerging markets. The new app promises to fix many of the issues affecting users in the developing wo.....»»

Category: topSource:  thenextdigitRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

Pokémon Go Creator Shatters the Ultimate AR Limitation

Pokemon Go creator Niantic unveiled a new tech that is designed to shatter a strong AR limitation: the inability of computer-generated objects to disappear behind real-world objects. The latest tech was showcased using the company’s record-breaking.....»»

Category: topSource:  thenextdigitRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

Power of M1 Max MacBook Pro shown in real-world photoshoot with $60k 150MP camera

The power of the M1 Max MacBook Pro has been seen in a demanding real-world photoshoot using multiple 150-megapixel layers shot with ‘the world’s best commercial camera.’ The finished image was made of 28 full-resolution images, l.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

After Wi-Fi 6e comes Wi-Fi 7, promising 40Gbps real-world speeds

At a time when many haven’t yet upgraded to Wi-Fi 6, let alone 6e, tech companies are already making plans for Wi-Fi 7… more… The post After Wi-Fi 6e comes Wi-Fi 7, promising 40Gbps real-world speeds appeared first on 9to5Mac......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

PSA: Twitter and TikTok are currently down for some users [U]

If you’ve been trying unsuccessfully to access Twitter or TikTok this Thursday night, you’re not alone. Both social networks are currently down for some users around the world. more… The post PSA: Twitter and TikTok are currently.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

Noname Security appoints Strategic Advisory Board

Noname Security announced the formation of a Strategic Advisory Board to support the company’s global expansions and establish Noname as a trusted API security provider to CISOs around the world. The Noname Security Advisory Board consists of execu.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

Nasdaq 100"s Unrelenting Declines Ring a Dot-Com Bust Alarm Bell

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Bloomberg: To wit, the Nasdaq 100 just did something it hasn't done since the aftermath of the internet bubble: fall more than 1% in every session of a week. It doesn't count as a superlative because Monday wa.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

How to access AT&T and Verizon"s new super fast 5G networks

Many mobile device users in the United States now have access to blazing-fast internet speeds stemming from the rollout of Verizon and AT&T's new C-band 5G networks earlier this week......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

A 3-year subscription to Private Internet Access is on sale for £65

SAVE 83%: Private Internet Access offers fast connection speeds, powerful levels of encryption, and much more. A three-year subscription to Private Internet Access is on sale for £1.67 per month, and includes an extra three months for free.VPNs.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

Unlock extra movies and shows from around the world with this cheap VPN

SAVE 86%: ZenMate VPN offers streaming servers for bypassing the geo-restrictions of leading sites like Netflix. A three-year subscription to ZenMate VPN is on sale for £1.33 per month, and includes an extra three months for free.ZenMate VPN is.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

Controversial Investment Guru Cathie Wood Wants to Help You Trust the Stock Market Again

(To receive weekly emails of conversations with the world’s top CEOs and business decisionmakers, click here.) Cathie Wood is CEO, CIO and founder of ARK Invest, a closely watched investment fund known for its prescient high risk, high reward s.....»»

Category: topSource:  timeRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

Microsoft Buying Activision Blizzard Might Be Good For Gamers, But Bad for Developers

On Tuesday tech giant Microsoft announced its proposed purchase of gaming company Activision Blizzard for nearly $69 billion. The deal would grant Microsoft ownership over globally recognized franchises like Call of Duty, World of Warcraft, and Candy.....»»

Category: topSource:  timeRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

Why Investors Are Paying Real Money For Virtual Land

A blank square of pixels in a virtual metaverse world like The Sandbox can cost as much as a home in the real world. But investors are buying in A version of this article was published in TIME’s newsletter Into the Metaverse. Subscr.....»»

Category: topSource:  timeRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

When You Finish Saving the World Review

The below is an advance review out of the Sundance Film Festival, where When You Finish Saving the World made its world premiere.When You Finish Saving the World feels born from the rib of its writer-director Jesse Eisenberg, an extension of the ling.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

Entertainment Goes Online. Are You Ready?

The simple fact of the matter is that blackjack is the most popular card-based casino game that you’ll find anywhere but Asia, so the natural extension to the online world is obvious. From there, live dealer games picked up in popularity, and t.....»»

Category: topSource:  tapscapeRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

"Best Cars for the Money" list snubs every EV on the market

When you want an electric car, but price is a dealbreaker, U.S. News & World Report only recommends hybrids.Late Wednesday night, U.S. News released its 2022 list and for the two categories, "Best hybrid and electric car and SUV for the money," Hyund.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022