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Predicting bear intrusions on settlements: A 15 year beech tree flower study

In recent years, black bears (Ursus thibetanus japonicus) encounter humans in rural and suburban areas of Japan leading to the deaths and injuries of people living near mountainous areas. Unfortunately, this means the suspected bears are exterminated.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgSep 22nd, 2021

Intel"s Future Now Depends On Making Everyone Else"s Chips

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica, written by Tim De Chant: Over the last year and a half, as the pandemic has everyone turned to their screens, demand has surged for devices (phones and laptops) and cloud services (Netflix and Zo.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News3 hr. 55 min. ago

We have some bad news about Apple’s rumored VR headset

Bad news for those hoping for Apple's rumored VR headset next year: We may not see it until 2023 at the earliest......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News4 hr. 55 min. ago

Intel CEO believes the CPU and GPU shortage crisis will last into 2023

According to a recent interview, the Intel CEO believes that the semiconductor shortage plaguing the tech industry will last well beyond 2022 and into the following year as well......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News6 hr. 27 min. ago

Memes About COVID-19 Helped Us Cope With Life in a Pandemic, a New Study Finds

Does a meme a day keep the doctor away? Not quite, but it looks like it might help, according to one recent study. From a report: Researchers with Pennsylvania State University and the University of California Santa Barbara found that memes helped pe.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News7 hr. 27 min. ago

John Carmack Pushes Out Unlocked OS For Defunct Oculus Go Headset

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Oculus may have officially discontinued its low-end Oculus Go headset last year, but the company has one more "official" update to help future-proof the hardware. On Thursday, Oculus released an.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News7 hr. 27 min. ago

Black Friday deals on iPads just started at Amazon — here are the best

This year's Black Friday iPad deals are online early on Amazon, with discounts for the 2020 iPad Air and the 11-inch and 12.9-inch models of the 2021 iPad Pro......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News11 hr. 27 min. ago

Experiments confirm a quantum material"s unique response to circularly polarized laser light

When the COVID-19 pandemic shut down experiments at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory early last year, Shambhu Ghimire's research group was forced to find another way to study an intriguing research target: quantum mater.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News12 hr. 54 min. ago

Apple tops Interbrand"s best brands list for ninth consecutive year

For the ninth year in a row, global brand consultancy firm Interbrand placed Apple at the top of its annual list of the world's most valuable brands, assigning the tech giant a "brand value" of $408.6 billion.The $408.6 billion figure represents a 26.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News13 hr. 26 min. ago

Apple Mac shipments grew 11% in Q3 2021, driven by M1

Apple's shipments of Mac computers grew 11% year-over-year in the third quarter of 2021, driven largely by demand for the company's new M1 models, while total PC growth appears to be contractingCredit: Andrew O'Hara, AppleInsider Read more........»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News13 hr. 26 min. ago

Google Play drops all subscription commissions to 15% from day one

Following a program that Google started in March 2021, the company is now lowering commissions on all Google Play app subscriptions to 15% from the first day of service instead of after a year.Google's previous commission on subscriptions was the sam.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News13 hr. 26 min. ago

10 Things to Do Before the Battlefield 2042 Release Date

10 Things to Do Before the Battlefield 2042 Release Date is a post by Adam Mills from Gotta Be Mobile. If you’re thinking about buying a copy of Battlefield 2042 there are some things you should do before the game arrives later on this year. EA.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated News13 hr. 27 min. ago

Internet Service Providers Collect, Sell Horrifying Amount of Sensitive Data, Government Study Concludes

An anonymous reader shares a report: Over the last few years the justified fixation on the bad behavior of Google, Amazon, Facebook and other Silicon Valley giants has let the abuses of the telecom sector fly under the radar. But a new FTC report sho.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News14 hr. 27 min. ago

India Crosses the Milestone of 1 Billion COVID-19 Vaccinations

India has administered 1 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccine, officials said Thursday, passing a milestone for the South Asian country where the delta variant fueled its first crushing surge earlier this year. From a report: About 75% of India's total.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News15 hr. 55 min. ago

Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger predicts the chip shortage will last until 2023

Speaking ahead of Intel’s Q3 earnings, Gelsinger told CNBC: “We’re in the worst of it now , every quarter next year we’ll get incrementally better, but they’re not going to have supply-demand balance until 2023.”.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News20 hr. 26 min. ago

GPU Availability and Pricing Update: October 2021

MSRPs don't mean much Welcome back to another month of expensive graphics cards. Unfortunately, after a brief glimpse of hope a few months back, MSRP GPUs are off the table for the rest of the year......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News20 hr. 26 min. ago

Media consolidation takes toll on local news but doesn"t necessarily bias coverage

When big conglomerates buy up small news outlets, local news takes a hit. But the parent company may not influence the political agenda of its stations as much as some have suspected, finds a new CU Boulder study of TV goliath Sinclair Broadcast Grou.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 26 min. ago

Subconscious bias drives negative attitudes toward snakes

Snakes rank among Americans' top animal phobias, and are among the most disliked animals globally. A new study from North Carolina State University finds that the dislike of snakes is subconscious and, to some extent, learned......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 26 min. ago

Apple adoption of miniLED backlighting reduces off-season impact for LED makers

With demand for LCD TV panels decreasing, the off-season this year for the LED sector has arrived 1-2 months earlier than in the past, but Apple's adoption of miniLED backlighting for 12.9-inch iPad Pro and 14- and 16-inch MacBook Pro has lessened th.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2021

When and why did human brains decrease in size 3,000 years ago? Ants may hold clues

The brain is the most complex organ in the human body. Now, a new study has brought us closer to understanding some of its evolution. It shows that human brains decreased in size approximately 3,000 years ago. By studying ants as models to illustrate.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2021

Lyft releases sexual assault data: 4,158 incidents, including 360 rape reports over three year period

Ridehail company Lyft on Thursday released its first ever safety report, disclosing that it received 4,158 reports of sexual assault on its platform in 2017, 2018, and 2019......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2021