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Stop making employees turn on webcams during meetings

The latest battle in office life may be over whether or not to keep the camera on during virtual meetings......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnSep 24th, 2021

Epic Games Ends Alternate-Friday Vacation Policy, Angering Staff

Epic Games is ending a pandemic-inspired policy of granting every other Friday off, sparking an uproar among staff. From a report: An internal Slack channel was filled with pleas from employees for the game publisher to reconsider. Several people sai.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News7 hr. 9 min. ago

Luxo, Jr. and Mystique inspire novel approaches to shapeshifting materials

Two new papers highlight promising methods for making shapeshifting structures. Enlarge / Harvard scientists built "Totimorphic" structural materials that can adopt and maintain any possible shape. Scientists at Case Western Reserve Un.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News9 hr. 9 min. ago

Zooniverse wants to turn you into a planet hunter

Scientists ask the public for help in figuring out which signals are real. Enlarge / The telescope array of the Next Generation Transit Survey. (credit: NGTS) If you've ever wanted to search for distant worlds, your time has c.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News10 hr. 37 min. ago

Apple Watch Series 7 Review: The best smartwatch you can buy, by far

Spoiler alert: The Apple Watch Series 7 impresses at every turn, and does everything you could want and more......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News11 hr. 9 min. ago

Apple to require stringent COVID-19 testing for unvaccinated employees

Apple is reportedly preparing to implement more stringent COVID-19 precautions for its employees and will require unvaccinated corporate workers to undergo daily testing before entering the office.The new daily testing protocol, scheduled to start on.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News13 hr. 8 min. ago

Apple TV+ now counted in Nielsen"s streaming charts

Apple TV+ was included in Nielsen's weekly streaming chart for the first time on Thursday, with "Ted Lasso" making a good showing on the market analysis firm's original series rankings.Nielsen is now including Apple TV+ shows in its weekly streaming.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News13 hr. 8 min. ago

DaVinci Resolve now works up to five times faster on new MacBook Pro

Blackmagic Design announces the availability of DaVinci Resolve 17.4, making the software significantly faster on the new MacBook Pro models that feature Apple's M1 Pro and M1 Max chips.DaVinci says that overall, the Resolve 17.4 update improves the.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News13 hr. 8 min. ago

No, Apple is not making better products because Jony Ive left

Apple is doing fine since Jony Ive left the company, and it was doing fine before he left. This does not mean that he wasn't a loss, but it also does not mean that Apple has somehow been liberated by his leaving.Jony IveEx-Chief Designer Jony Ive was.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News13 hr. 8 min. ago

Police Can"t Demand You Reveal Your Phone Passcode and Then Tell a Jury You Refused

EFF: The Utah Supreme Court is the latest stop in EFF's roving campaign to establish your Fifth Amendment right to refuse to provide your password to law enforcement. Yesterday, along with the ACLU, we filed an amicus brief in State v. Valdez, arguin.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News15 hr. 37 min. ago

Governments Turn Tables On Ransomware Gang REvil By Pushing It Offline

An anonymous reader shares a report from Reuters: The ransomware group REvil was itself hacked and forced offline this week by a multi-country operation, according to three private sector cyber experts working with the United States and one former of.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News18 hr. 37 min. ago

Tata provides technological solutions to making EV

Tata Technologies reportedly has received US$100 million in orders from both local and foreign clients, mostly for car-related products......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2021

PS3 Emulator Will Now Boot Every Game Ever Released On the Console

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Kotaku, written by Luke Plunkett: RPCS3, an emulator I've been writing about since 2016, but which first began in 2011, has come along way since it made its first tentative steps towards making PS3 games playa.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2021

Stardew Valley’s creator announces pixel-art followup Haunted Chocolatier

Brief video lacks any semblance of release date—but that won't stop our drool. Emphasis on "in development." There's no release date for this Stardew Valley successor just yet......»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

I installed Android apps on a Surface Pro 8, and it felt on par with an iPad

I used Android apps on my Surface Pro 8 in Windows 11, and the experience was a game changer, finally making the device a better tablet......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

Poaching drove the evolution of tusk-free elephants

Researchers have identified genetic factors that stop tusk development. Enlarge (credit: Bisakha Datta / Getty Images) In the wake of severe poaching problems, some wildlife authorities have resorted to removing the horns of r.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

Google drops developer fees in the Play Store to as low as 10%

Google is making Play Store pricing more appealing to developers by slashing content fees to as low as 10% and subscription fees to 15%......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

This 40-inch Roku TV is down to $230 in Amazon’s Black Friday sale

The TCL 40-inch Roku TV is marked down to only $230 in Amazon's Black Friday sale, making it one of the most affordable Roku TVs available......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

Old Windows updates will now be expired to improve performance and user experience

Windows updates have been one of the major sources of pain for users and IT administrators over the years. Back in 2018, Microsoft revealed that it would work on making quality and security updates smaller for Windows 10 client and server SKUs. Last.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

Apple will have strict Covid testing rules for its unvaccinated employees

Bloomberg reports that the daily testing will apply to employees who decline to report their vaccination status to Apple. Vaccinated staff, in contrast, will be required to take rapid tests once per week......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

Google Calendar’s ‘Focus Time’ can now deny unwanted meetings for you

The Focus Time feature is now available for Google Calendar to help you decline meetings easily when trying to get work done......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021