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Productivity startup Time is Ltd. raises $5.6M to be the ‘Google Analytics for company time’

Productivity analytics startup Time is Ltd. wants to be the Google Analytics for company time. Or perhaps a sort of “Apple Screen Time” for companies. Whatever the case, the founders reckon that if you can map how time is spent in a compa.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchJun 10th, 2021

Google Will Let Enterprises Store Their Google Workspace Encryption Keys

As ubiquitous as Google Docs has become in the last year alone, a major criticism often overlooked by the countless workplaces that use it is that it isn't end-to-end encrypted, allowing Google -- or any requesting government agency -- access to a co.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News2 hr. 49 min. ago

Can A.I. beat human engineers at designing microchips? Google thinks so

Google found that artificial intelligence is capable of designing microchips. A.I.-designed chips were better and made quicker than those made by human experts......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 49 min. ago

These new Asus Chromebooks start at just $230 — but don’t look half bad

Asus' brand-new Chromebook CX1 series is designed to enhance productivity on the go. They start as low as $230......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 49 min. ago

Google’s unified Gmail interface (and Google Chat) launches for everyone

Gmail's new do-it-all interface is thankfully optional. The new, unified Gmail rolling out to consumers today. In the sidebar, you get buttons for Gmail Inbox, Google Chat chats, Google Chat r.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News4 hr. 49 min. ago

Insulators turn up the heat on quantum bits

Physicists have long suspected that dielectric materials may significantly disrupt ion-trap quantum computers. Now, researchers led by Tracy Northup have developed a new method to quantify this source of error for the first time. For the future opera.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 48 min. ago

ZTE Axon 30 Ultra vs. Google Pixel 5: Head-to-head comparison

The ZTE Axon 30 Ultra is a powerful Android smartphone that performs well and comes at a reasonable price. But how does it stack up against the Google Pixel 5?.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 49 min. ago

65-inch and 55-inch 4K TVs are so cheap at Walmart it might be a mistake

If it's finally time to upgrade, Walmart is offering discounts on LG 4K TVs, with a 65-inch NanoCell 4K TV at $103 off and a 55-inch OLED 4K TV at $1,603 off......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 49 min. ago

Five new bills aim to break up Big Tech platforms, force them to play nice

Apple, Google, Facebook, and Amazon would struggle to evade new regulations. Enlarge / The dome of the United States Capitol Building in Washington, DC. (credit: Getty Images | Phil Roeder) Legislators in the US House of Representatives introd.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News8 hr. 21 min. ago

We have another highly effective COVID vaccine, based on different tech

While not needed for the US, it should help with the global vaccine push. Enlarge / A participant gets his second dose of the Novavax vaccine during the clinical trial. (credit: Karen Ducey / Getty Images) Today, a company called Novavax annou.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News8 hr. 21 min. ago

Amazon Will Open Luna Cloud Gaming To Prime Members Later this Month

Amazon's new Luna game streaming service is offering no-invite access on Prime Day, June 21 and 22. From a report: During that time, Prime subscribers in most of the US will be able to start a 7-day Luna trial, and can now get discounts on a Luna con.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News9 hr. 49 min. ago

Hands-on: Echo Show 8 is like a tablet grafted onto a smart speaker

"Alexa, test and review the new Echo Show 8." "I'm sorry, I don't know that one." Enlarge / Thanks for the suggestion, Alexa—it just might be time to revist Ferris and friends this weekend. Oh, yeah! (credit: Jim Salter) Amazon's newly redes.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News10 hr. 49 min. ago

Google, Facebook, Amazon and Others Urge SEC To Mandate Regular Climate Reports

A group of seven tech companies urged the Securities and Exchange Commission to require businesses to regularly disclose climate-related matters to their shareholders. From a report: In a letter to SEC Chairman Gary Gensler on Friday, Google parent A.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News11 hr. 49 min. ago

Image: Hubble sees a spiral in good company

This image, taken with Hubble's Wide Field Camera 3, features the spiral galaxy NGC 4680. Two other galaxies, at the far right and bottom center of the image, flank NGC 4680. NGC 4680 enjoyed a wave of attention in 1997, as it played host to a supern.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 48 min. ago

How is the Western U.S. drought impacting the power grid?

The western United States is currently experiencing severe drought, particularly in California and the Southwest. As of June 10, 88.5% of the West was in moderate to exceptional drought, compared to 42.17% at the same time last year......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 48 min. ago

Arcade1Up’s latest home arcade cabinets include Turtles in Time, X-Men, and more

Arcade1Up announced five new arcade cabinets at E3 2021, including faithful reproductions of three beloved 1990s beat-em-ups......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News13 hr. 49 min. ago

Trip to space with Jeff Bezos sells for $28 mn

A mystery bidder paid $28 million at auction Saturday for a seat alongside Jeff Bezos on board the first crewed spaceflight of the billionaire's company Blue Origin next month......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

Microsoft’s emphasis on Forza raises questions about Halo Infinite’s launch date

The E3 Xbox Showcase spent more time on its driving game than the Master Chief......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

Europe to launch renewable wooden satellite made of plywood

A Scandinavian company plans to launch the world's first wooden satellite to bring attention to the use of renewable materials in space......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

SumTotal"s "ToolBook" (Older RAD/Content Authoring Tool) Is Approaching Its End-of-Life

Long-time Slashdot reader thegreatbob writes: The old RAD/content authoring system, ToolBook, appears to be entering the final phase of its EOL process. Sumtotal/Skillsoft (the current owner, under which meaningful development effectively ceased) 'm.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

New Study: Only 33% Would Opt For Immortality

Captain Kirk once said "The trouble with immortality is it's boring." But how many people agree with him? Long-time Slashdot reader tinkers shares one answer. University of Texas scientists surveyed more than 900 adults living in the U.S. — a.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021