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Tailoring affects people"s perceptions of dates suggested by online dating apps

Users of online dating apps evaluate date-worthiness of recommended partners based on the tailoring process used by the app, according to new research led by Penn State. The team's results suggest that it matters whether the app uses an algorithm to.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgOct 20th, 2021

Fake Covid-19 Vaccine Certificates Are Being Advertised On the Dark Web

Criminals have been selling fake vaccine certificates online and may be able to fool an EU system designed to verify the certificates' validity, researchers warn. BankInfoSecurity reports: [A] report released last week, "COVID-19 Vaccination Certific.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News16 hr. 8 min. ago

How you speak up at work can affect whether you"re picked for a team

Business leaders and management experts often encourage people to speak up in the workplace. Suggesting a creative idea or a more efficient way to work can help companies overcome challenges and meet goals. But new research shows another, more subtle.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 40 min. ago

Debt Collectors Can Now Text, Email and DM You On Social Media

An anonymous reader quotes a report from NPR: New rules approved by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau that took effect on Tuesday dictate how collection agencies can email and text people as well as message them on social media to seek repayme.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsDec 4th, 2021

COVID vaccinations spike in US as delta rages and omicron looms

Vaccines expected to offer some protection from omicron as speedy spread continues. Enlarge / People line up outside of a free COVID-19 vaccination site that opened today in the Hubbard Place apartment building on December 3, 2021 in W.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsDec 4th, 2021

Game bits: PS anniversary, Paper Mario heading to Switch Online, and GTA Trilogy physical copies get delayed

Had the partnership with Nintendo not soured, or if Nintendo hadn’t ever reached out to Sony, the PlayStation as we know it likely never materializes. Nintendo's timeline would have changed as well, and who knows if Microsoft would have ever even b.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Best PS Plus deals for December 2021

Here are a few PS Plus deals that will have you playing online and enjoying free monthly games right away......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

How to pin a message in Discord

Do you want to know how to pin a message in Discord? Look no further than this guide to learn how to use this handy feature on desktop and mobile Discord apps......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Best PlayStation deals for December 2021

We've gathered some of the best PlayStation deals that are available online, including offers for games and accessories for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

These Sony wireless headphones are $78 for Cyber Week 2021

Some Cyber Monday headphone deals are still online, such as Best Buy's $102 discount that more than halves the price of the Sony WH-CH710N wireless headphones......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Amazon Charges Sellers Fees That Are High Enough To Offset Losses from Prime, a New Report Says

The massive reach of Amazon's e-commerce platform is appealing for any small business that wants to sell its products online. But a new report suggests that the cost of doing business can become a Faustian bargain for a third-party seller, as the fee.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

US State Department iPhones Hacked With Israeli Company Spyware

Apple's iPhones of at least nine U.S. State Department employees were hacked by an unknown assailant using sophisticated spyware developed by the Israel-based NSO Group, Reuters reported Friday, citing people familiar with the matter. From the report.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

PlayStation Plans New Service To Take On Xbox Game Pass

Sony Group's PlayStation division is planning a new subscription service to compete with rival Microsoft's popular Xbox Game Pass, according to people familiar with Sony's plans and documents reviewed. Blooomberg: The service, code-named Spartacus, w.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Microsoft finally caves and makes it easier for users to switch default browsers in Windows 11

Microsoft will soon make it easier to switch default browsers in Windows 11. Independent app developer Rafael Rivera spotted a new set-default button on the latest Windows 11 test build. The option is under Settings>Apps>Default Apps>......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

BESIII experiment: Search for new physics in charm energy region, progress and prospect

In a recent review article published online in National Science Review, Prof. Shenjian Chen (Nanjing University) and Prof. Stephen Olsen (University of Chinese Academy of Sciences) review the major progress of the BESIII experiment in searching for n.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

These are the best apps and games of 2021, according to Apple

As usual, 15 apps and games won the "App Store Awards" this year, representing a collection of apps that have allowed users to pursue their personal passions, discover creative outlets, and "connect with new people and experiences," according to Appl.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Vehicle-as-a-service platform optimizes fleet management and EV adoption: Interview with Autofleet

The rise of "mobility-as-a-service" or "vehicle-as-a-service," such as car rental services, car sharing, or ridesharing services, not only provides people with more alternative ways of commuting but also drives the transformation of fleet management.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Goldman Sachs, Other Wall Street Banks Exploring Bitcoin-Backed Loans

Goldman Sachs is among a handful of tier-one U.S. banks figuring out how to use bitcoin as collateral for cash loans to institutions, CoinDesk reported Thursday, citing people familiar with the plans. From the report: Banks such as Goldman will not t.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

Microsoft"s New Windows Prompts Try To Stop People Downloading Chrome

Microsoft has never been a fan of Windows users downloading Chrome instead of using Edge, but the company has now stepped up its campaign to keep people using its built-in browser. From a report: Windows 10 and Windows 11 have both started displaying.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

Meta Builds Tool To Stop the Spread of "Revenge Porn"

Facebook's parent company, Meta, has worked with the U.K.-based nonprofit Revenge Porn Helpline to build a tool that lets people prevent their intimate images from being uploaded to Facebook, Instagram and other participating platforms without their.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

2nd US omicron case just traveled to NYC anime convention with 53K attendees

The NYC event reportedly struggled with crowding and had weak vaccination rules. Enlarge / Costumed people attend Anime NYC at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City on November 20, 2021. (credit: Getty | Kena Betancur).....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021