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More than half of Americans plan to get updated COVID shot

There's a sharp partisan divide, but interest blows away uptake of the last booster. Enlarge / A vial of the updated 2023-2024 formula of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine at a CVS Pharmacy in Eagle Rock, California, on September 14, 202.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaSep 19th, 2023

Musk says he’s winning Tesla shareholder vote on pay plan by “wide margin”

Court battle over pay plan will continue even if Musk wins shareholder vote. Enlarge / Elon Musk. (credit: Getty Images | Bloomberg) Elon Musk said last night that Tesla shareholders provided enough votes to re-approve h.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News13 hr. 30 min. ago

A conservation market could incentivize global ocean protection

The countries of the world have agreed: Our planet needs more protection from human activity. And with the globe facing an assortment of environmental crises, they realized the plan needed to be ambitious. Thirty-by-thirty was their proposal: protect.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 29 min. ago

Cities with housing shortages are converting empty office buildings into apartments—here"s what they"re learning

It took a global pandemic to convince American businesses that their employees could work productively from home, or a favorite coffee shop. Post-COVID-19, employers are struggling to find the right balance of in-office and remote work. However, hybr.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 13th, 2024

Einstein Telescope could launch a new era in astronomy

It's still just a plan, but a new telescope could soon be measuring gravitational waves. Gravitational waves are something like the sound waves of the universe. They are created, for example, when black holes or neutron stars collide......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 13th, 2024

On-demand courses increase revenue but lower engagement

The online education industry has grown exponentially over the last decade, fueled in part by the COVID-19 pandemic. In a new study, researchers examined whether online courses provided by online educational platforms should follow a scheduled format.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 12th, 2024

Glass beads indicate Indigenous Americans shaped early transatlantic trade

Archaeologists have analyzed the chemical makeup of glass beads from across the Great Lakes region of North America, revealing the extent of Indigenous influence on transatlantic exchange networks during the 17th century AD......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 12th, 2024

iOS 17 adoption rate reaches 77% – but still slower than iOS 16

Apple on Monday announced iOS 18 at WWDC 2024, but although the new software is already available to developers as a beta, most users will only get it this fall. In the meantime, Apple has updated its iOS adoption rate data, which reveals that iOS 17.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJun 12th, 2024

Elon Musk is livid about new OpenAI/Apple deal

Elon Musk attacks Apple/ChatGPT integration as “creepy spyware.” Enlarge (credit: Anadolu / Contributor | Anadolu) Elon Musk is so opposed to Apple's plan to integrate OpenAI's ChatGPT with device operating systems t.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 12th, 2024

How much is Spotify Premium, and can you deal?

Spotify Premium costs $12 for an individual, $17 for a two-person plan, and $20 for a family plan. Here's how to get a deal......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 11th, 2024

Humanitarian organizations showed flexibility and grit during COVID supply chain disruptions, study finds

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, it sent shock waves across global supply chains. But manufacturers and other businesses weren't the only ones hit hard: local and international aid organizations, tasked with providing humanitarian assistance during ti.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 11th, 2024

New Settings in iOS 18 will take some getting used to

The Settings app in iOS 18 has gone through some big changes, but once you get used to them, it'll be easier to manage your iPhone.Apple has updated the Settings app in iOS 18Apple has updated the Settings app in iOS 18The Settings app is a very impo.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsJun 11th, 2024

American slavery wasn"t just a white man"s business—new research shows how white women profited, too

As the United States continues to confront the realities and legacy of slavery, Americans continue to challenge myths about the country's history. One enduring myth is that slavery was a largely male endeavor—that for the most part, the buying, sel.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJun 11th, 2024

Bitwarden review: This open-source password manager unlocks choice

I researched Bitwarden's subscription plans and tested the family plan to check how much value it adds to its very competitive free option......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 11th, 2024

GM launches $6 billion share buyback plan

The board approval follows a $10 billion accelerated share repurchase announced by the automaker in November 2023......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 11th, 2024

iOS 18 gives iPhone 15 more charging limit tiers to protect the battery

Apple has updated its battery health settings in iOS 18 in iPhone 15 by giving more control to users over charging limits.The new iOS 18 adds more options for a hard charging limitAs introduced in 2023 with iOS 17, the Charging section of Settings on.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsJun 11th, 2024

Jabra’s next-gen Elite earbuds can go wired or wireless

Jabra has updated its Elite 8 Active and Elite 10 earbuds with new features, better performance, new colors, and higher prices......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 11th, 2024

New Zealand scraps plan to tax livestock burps, farts

New Zealand's center-right government said Tuesday it is scrapping a scheme to price greenhouse gas emissions from livestock—squelching a so-called burp tax......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 11th, 2024

Elon Musk tells Tim Cook he doesn’t want Apple’s ‘creepy spyware’

Elon Musk has taken aim at Apple’s newly announced plan to partner with OpenAI to bring artificial intelligence features to the iPhone......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 11th, 2024

These are the iPhones, iPads, and Macs compatible with ‘Apple Intelligence’

One of the main highlights of this year’s WWDC was the announcement of “Apple Intelligence,” a new series of AI tools coming to iPhone, iPad, and Mac. However, although many devices can be updated to iOS 18 and macOS 15, only a few of them supp.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJun 10th, 2024

Compliance Scorecard enhances its CaaS platform to improve MSPs’ cybersecurity posture

Compliance Scorecard has unveiled the latest version of its Compliance-as-a Service (CaaS) platform. The updated platform now includes advanced risk management tools, improved asset management capabilities, and new compliance reporting methods design.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsJun 10th, 2024