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Pai’s legacy lives on for now as Biden fails to nominate Democrat to FCC

Biden's failure to fill empty FCC slot has consumer advocates increasingly worried. Enlarge / President Joe Biden joins a CEO Summit on Semiconductor and Supply Chain Resilience via video conference from the Roosevelt Room at the White House on.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaJun 14th, 2021

Russian Hackers Continue With Attacks Despite Biden Warning

Security researchers say they have uncovered an ongoing hacking campaign carried out by suspected Russian spies who are continuing to stage attacks amid U.S. pressure on the Kremlin to curtail its alleged cyber-intrusions. From a report: The Californ.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Helping brands build best word-of-mouth marketing in coming era of micro-influencers

In the past, TV and print media advertisements have always been the first choice of businesses for brand building. However, with the rapid development of the Internet, which has become an integral part of most consumers' lives, there is a trend of sh.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

First academic research paper co-published on Instagram shows legacy of one of Algeria"s most influential modern artists

The first research to be simultaneously co-published in an academic journal and on Instagram shows the lasting legacy of one of Algeria's most influential modern artists......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

More carbon emissions will kill more people; here"s how many

A just-published study coins a new metric: the "mortality cost of carbon." That is, how many future lives will be lost—or saved—depending on whether we increase or decrease our current carbon emissions. If the numbers hold up, they are quite high.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

Biden says he has deal to lower Internet prices, but the details will matter

Biden strikes $65B broadband deal but didn't release details on speeds and prices. Enlarge / President Joe Biden speaks at Mack Truck Lehigh Valley Operations on July 28, 2021, in Macungie, Pennsylvania. (credit: Getty Images | Michael M. Santia.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

Feds" demand for software standards could boost enterprise security

Enterprises can look for more transparency from software vendors after the Biden Administration’s recent mandate that software bills of materials be provided by companies attempting to do business with the federal government.Software bills of ma.....»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

White House Calls on America"s Most Critical Companies To Improve Cyber Defenses

The White House is signaling to U.S. critical infrastructure companies, such as energy providers that they must improve their cyber defenses because additional potential regulation is on the horizon. From a report: U.S. President Joseph Biden signed.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJul 28th, 2021

Ashirase, a Honda incubation, reveals advanced walking assistance system for visually impaired

The system aims to help users achieve more independence in their daily lives by allowing them to feel which way to walk through in-shoe vibrations connected to a navigation app on a smartphone. Globally, 225 million people are estimated to.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJul 28th, 2021

Biden warns cyber attacks could lead to a “real shooting war”

US president's remarks follow breaches that paralyzed critical services. Enlarge / US President Joe Biden, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and Belgian Prime Minister Alexander De Croo attend a plenary session of a NATO summit at the Nort.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJul 28th, 2021

Biden says severe cyberattacks could lead to a "real shooting war"

Speaking at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence yesterday, Biden talked about the new security challenges facing the US intelligence community......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJul 28th, 2021

New software for designing sustainable cities

By 2050, more than 70% of the world's population will live in cities. Researchers have developed software that shows city planners where to invest in nature to improve people's lives and save billions of dollars......»»

Category: softwareSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsJul 28th, 2021

New strategy for drug design: Keeping copper atoms closer to keep bacteria away

The discovery of antibiotics was a huge breakthrough in medicine, which helped save countless lives. Unfortunately, their widespread use has led to the rapid evolution of highly resistant bacterial strains, which threaten to take humanity back to squ.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 27th, 2021

Ajit Pai apparently mismanaged $9 billion fund—new FCC boss starts “cleanup”

Starlink and other ISPs may have to give up money that Pai shouldn't have awarded. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | LdF) The Federal Communications Commission wants SpaceX to give up a portion of the $885.51 million in broadband funding it was.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJul 27th, 2021

A wet winter, a soggy spring: The negative Indian Ocean Dipole

This month we've seen some crazy, devastating weather. Perth recorded its wettest July in decades, with 18 straight days of relentless rain. Overseas, parts of Europe and China have endured extensive flooding, with hundreds of lives lost and hundreds.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 27th, 2021

Fauci on COVID Drugs, Vaccines and Getting Back to Normal

The U.S.’s top infectious disease specialist describes a new Biden administration program to develop and test antivirals—and what he’s most worried about as the nation reopens -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsJul 26th, 2021

The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles review: No objections!

The Great Ace Attorney lives up to its name thanks to great new mechanics and characters......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJul 26th, 2021

China Compromised More than a Dozen US Pipelines Between 2011 and 2013

"Hackers working for the Chinese government compromised more than a dozen U.S. pipeline operators nearly a decade ago, the Biden administration revealed Tuesday while also issuing first-of-its-kind cybersecurity requirements on the pipeline industry,.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJul 24th, 2021

Mint’s first PM raises millions for Monarch, an Accel-backed money management platform

Monarch, a subscription-based platform that aims to help consumers “plan and manage” their financial lives, has raised $4.8 million in seed funding. Accel led the round, which also included participation from SignalFire, and brings the Mountain V.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJul 24th, 2021

Villagers flee fresh floods in central China as typhoon approaches

Villagers were evacuated over makeshift bridges Friday as floods submerged swathes of central China, following a historic deluge which claimed at least 33 lives, while an approaching typhoon threatened to dump more rain on the stricken area......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2021

TikTok, Biden administration agree to drop litigation over Trump-era app store ban

TikTok and the US government agreed on Wednesday to drop a lawsuit challenging the Trump administration's attempt to ban the short-form video app from US app stores......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2021