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YouTube Will Roll Out Picture-in-Picture Support to iOS Users Starting with Premium Subscribers

At long last, the YouTube app on iOS is getting picture-in-picture support, allowing users to continue watching videos in a small pop-up window while scrolling on their iPhones and iPads.Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Science, Youtube, Smartphones, Ipads, Software, Computing, Tablet Computers, Operating Systems, Ios 9, Alphabet Inc, iPad 2, YouTube Premium, Mobile Operating Systems


YouTube Bans Political Ads From Its Top Ad Spot

YouTube updated its on Monday to ban any ads featuring gambling, alcohol, prescription drugs, and political content from prominently playing at the top of its homepage. Read more...
Tags: Google, Science, Youtube, Advertising, Marketing, Companies, World Wide Web, Online Advertising, Trump, Alphabet Inc, Business Finance, Entertainment Culture, Technology Internet


Watch an Accurate Reconstruction of the World’s Oldest Computer, the 2,200 Year-Old Antikythera Mechanism, from Start to Finish

There’s nothing like an ancient mystery, especially one as seemingly insoluble as the origins of “the world’s first computer,” the Antikythera mechanism. Discovered off the coast of the Greek island of Antikythera in 1901, the corroded collection of gears and dials seemed fake to scientists at first because of its ingeniousness. It has since been dated to 100 to 150 BC and has inspired decades of research and speculative reconstruction. Yet, no one knows who made it, and more importantly...
Tags: Facebook, Astronomy, Science, Youtube, College, History, World, Smithsonian, Josh Jones, Antikythera, Durham NC Follow, University College of London, Freeth, Tony Freeth, Adam Wojcik, Antikythera Mechanism Research Project


Google isn't blocking searches for the 'lab leak' theory as the coronavirus' origin is being investigated, but it prioritizes 'authoritative' results to avoid leading users to misinformation

The P4 laboratory at the Wuhan Institute of Virology in Wuhan in China's central Hubei province, April 17, 2020. HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP via Getty Images Google's health lead David Feinberg said the firm aims not to lead people to non-authoritative info. That includes on searches for the "lab leak" theory as the coronavirus' origin is investigated. Biden set a 90-day deadline for intelligence officials to report the likely origin of COVID-19. See more stories on Insider's busine...
Tags: Google, Science, News, Youtube, China, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Ap, Healthcare, Who, World Health Organization, Biden, Wuhan, WSJ, Hubei


Google does not auto-fill some searches like 'coronavirus lab leak' in part to avoid leading users to results that aren't 'authoritative', according to the head of Google's health division

The P4 laboratory at the Wuhan Institute of Virology in Wuhan in China's central Hubei province, April 17, 2020. HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP via Getty Images Google does not auto-populate searches for "coronavirus lab leak." Google's health lead David Feinberg said the firm aims not to lead people to non-authoritative info. Biden set a 90-day deadline for intelligence officials to report the likely origin of COVID-19. See more stories on Insider's business page. The head of Google's...
Tags: Google, Science, News, Youtube, China, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Ap, Healthcare, Who, World Health Organization, Biden, Wuhan, WSJ, Hubei


Google doesn't auto-fill searches for the lab leak theory to avoid leading users to results that aren't 'authoritative,' according to the head of Google's health division

The P4 laboratory at the Wuhan Institute of Virology in Wuhan in China's central Hubei province, April 17, 2020. HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP via Getty Images Google does not auto-populate searches for "coronavirus lab leak" to curb misinformation. Google's health lead David Feinberg said the firm does not want to lead people to non-authoritative info. Biden set a 90-day deadline for intelligence officials to report the likely origin of COVID-19. See more stories on Insider's business pa...
Tags: Google, Science, News, Youtube, China, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Ap, Healthcare, Who, Biden, Wuhan, WSJ, Hubei, Feinberg


Why the Hillbilly Elegy Guy and Peter Thiel Are Backing a YouTube Clone for Republicans

The Hillbilly Elegy guy and right-wing billionaire Peter Thiel are teaming up to invest big money in a conservative alternative to YouTube called Rumble, the Wall Street Journal reported last week. Why would these ghouls want a piece of one of the web’s junkiest services?Read more...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Science, Youtube, Politico, Articles, Joe Biden, Software, Peter Thiel, Vimeo, Wall Street Journal, Operating Systems, Gawker Media, Trump, Tucker Carlson, Rob Portman




In Nod to Dystopian Fiction, Citizen Wants to Send Private Security Teams to Your Neighborhood

In what truly seems like a dystopian nightmare come to life, the public safety alert app Citizen apparently has plans to hire teams of security contractors to respond to app users’ incident response requests—a sort of Blackwater-ification of local public safety that can surely only lead to good things.Read more...
Tags: Science, Youtube, Software, Security Software, Citizen, Los Angeles Police Department, Blackwater, DET, Meghan Aguilar, Crime Mapping, Law Enforcement In The United States, Location Based Software, Emergency Management Software


Do people believe Covid myths?

Misinformation could be causing real harm in the communityLike viruses, false information spreads through networks. In March 2020, more than a quarter of the top Covid-19 related videos on YouTube contained misleading claims and those had more than 60m views worldwide. The World Health Organization’s Covid “myth-busters” page counters ideas such as the notion that eating garlic protects you against infection. But how many people believe such claims?University of Cambridge researchers found in an...
Tags: UK, Science, Youtube, UK News, Cambridge, World Health Organization, Coronavirus


Marvel's Falcon Becomes Captain America in This VFX Video Breaking Down His Transformation

Sam Wilson goes through quite the transformation over the course of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, and this new VFX video breaks down how he starts the show and how he ends it—first as the Falcon, and ultimately as Captain America.Read more...
Tags: Science, Youtube, Captain America, Falcon, Loki, Sam Wilson, Marvel Comics Characters, Eric Leven, Fictional Characters, Winter Soldier, Falcon Becomes Captain America


YouTube Found the Pettiest Loophole in Its Battle Against Roku

Just a week after Roku yanked YouTube TV from its app store thanks to an ongoing feud with Google, it looks like YouTube found a clever (if not extremely petty) workaround. On Friday, YouTube announced it would just cram YouTube TV access into the main YouTube app, which is still available. Read more...
Tags: Google, Science, Youtube, Apple TV, Netflix, Computing, Roku, Multimedia, Internet Television, Information and Communications Technology, YouTube TV, Networking hardware, Mass Media, Roku Devices, Digital Media Players, Television Technology


Hacker Miraculously Shrinks a Nintendo Wii to the Size of a Game Boy

If you’re going to miniaturize and portabilize a Wii, it only makes sense to draw inspiration from Nintendo’s own handheld consoles for the finished. So YouTube’s ‘StonedEdge’ created their Wii SPii with a folding screen design reminiscent of the Game Boy Advance SP, but with considerably more horsepower under the…Read more...
Tags: Science, Youtube, Nintendo, Wii, Nintendo DS, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo Switch, Video Game Consoles, Home video game consoles, Handheld Game Consoles, Technology Internet, Wii Spii, Nintendo Video Game Consoles


The Kid from 'David After Dentist' Is Now in College and Selling an NFT of his Viral Video to Pay Tuition

It seems like every internet meme is getting the NFT treatment these days. The latest is “David After Dentist,” one of YouTube’s earliest viral videos. In 2008, David DeVore recorded his then-seven-year-old son, David Jr., babbling now-iconic lines like “Is this real life?” in a medication-fueled haze after a tooth…Read more...
Tags: Science, Education, Internet, Youtube, Viral, Computing, Viral Videos, Internet Culture, Internet Meme, Jukin Media, David Jr, NFT, National Film and Television School, David After Dentist, Night Media, Viral Phenomenon


Why Star Wars Fans Are Concerned About The Bad Batch and Whitewashing

This week a new Star Wars animated series on Disney+, The Bad Batch, re-introduced us to the last days of the Clone War and the rise of the sinister Empire. But amid the blaster fights and familiar faces, some fans have shown concern that the show’s major characters have had their skin tones adjusted, pushing them…Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science Fiction, Science, Youtube, Fiction, Disney, Tumblr, Lucasfilm, Clone Wars, John Boyega, Robert Rodriguez, Finn, Batch, Boba Fett, Hunter, Taika Waititi


SpaceX is preparing to launch its newest Starship prototype on Wednesday. The last 4 exploded.

Elon Musk (center) wants Starships to fly to Mars. But so far the only prototype to land successfully (left) exploded 10 minutes later (right). SpaceX; Britta Pedersen-Pool/Getty Images; Spadre.com SpaceX is preparing to launch a prototype of its Starship spaceship on Wednesday. Watch live below. The four previous high-flying Starship prototypes exploded. NASA has picked SpaceX to turn the mega-spaceship into a moon lander for astronauts. See more stories on Insider's business page. Sp...
Tags: Transportation, Spacex, Elon Musk, Texas, Science, News, Youtube, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Live, Mars, Faa, Rocket Launch, Artemis, Federal Aviation Administration


Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin is auctioning off a seat on its space tourism rocket set to launch in July

SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Blue Origin is auctioning off a single ticket for a space tour on July 20. Bidding for the first space tour began on Wednesday and will go through June 12. The company released a video announcing its plans to start selling rides on its New Shepard rocket last week. See more stories on Insider's business page. Jeff Bezos' space company Blue Origin is auctioning off a seat on its first-ever space tourism flight.It will be the New Shepard's first fl...
Tags: Transportation, Spacex, Texas, Science, News, Youtube, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Space Tourism, Virgin Galactic, Space Exploration, Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos, Musk, Blue Origin


Twitter's Upcoming Subscription Service Looms Following Latest Acquisition

While Twitter has yet to officially outline plans for its upcoming subscription service, the social media giant continues to prep for its release with the acquisition of Scroll.Read more...
Tags: Twitter, Science, Youtube, Software, Computing, Operating Systems, Real Time Web, Text Messaging, Video Hosting, Paywall, Tony Haile, South of Market San Francisco, Mike Park, Scroll, Universal Windows Platform Apps, Technology Internet


SpaceX is preparing to launch its newest Starship prototype this week. The last 4 exploded.

Elon Musk (center) wants Starships to fly to Mars. But so far the only prototype to land successfully (left) exploded 10 minutes later (right). SpaceX; Britta Pedersen-Pool/Getty Images; Spadre.com SpaceX hopes to launch a prototype of its Starship spaceship as soon as Tuesday. Watch live below. The four previous high-flying Starship prototypes exploded. NASA has picked SpaceX to turn the mega-spaceship into a moon lander for astronauts. See more stories on Insider's business page. Spa...
Tags: Transportation, Spacex, Elon Musk, Texas, Science, News, Youtube, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Mars, Faa, Rocket Launch, Artemis, Federal Aviation Administration, Musk


SpaceX is preparing to launch its newest Starship prototype within days. The last 4 exploded.

Left: the SN10 Starship prototype soars above Boca Chica, Texas, on March 3. Right: SpaceX CEO Elon Musk. SpaceX; Britta Pedersen-Pool/Getty Images SpaceX hopes to launch a prototype of its Starship spaceship as soon as Wednesday. Watch live below. The four previous high-flying Starship prototypes exploded. NASA has picked SpaceX to turn the mega-spaceship into a moon lander for astronauts. See more stories on Insider's business page. SpaceX is getting ready to launch its fifth high-fl...
Tags: Transportation, Spacex, Elon Musk, Texas, Science, News, Youtube, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Faa, Rocket Launch, Artemis, Federal Aviation Administration, Musk, South Padre Island


YouTube Launches PSAs to Boost Confidence in Covid-19 Vaccine

YouTube launched a series of public service announcements on Monday encouraging people to get vaccinated for covid-19. The videos come as health experts in the U.S. worry there will soon be more covid-19 vaccine doses available to Americans than people who want to take them.Read more...
Tags: Health, Google, Science, Medicine, Youtube, Medical Research, Vaccine, Health Sciences, Covid 19 Vaccine, Health Medical Pharma, Covid 19 Vaccination In Ghana, Covid 19 Vaccination In The United States


In Sci-Fi Short Muse, an Android Finds Good Reason to Rebel

Kay (Taj Atwal) may be an android, but her moral compass proves stronger than the increasingly unstable artist (Paul Ready) who claims she’s his muse—even though his eerie paintings hint at something far darker lurking behind his methods. That’s the set-up for Muse, a new sci-fi short by Azhur Saleem.Read more...
Tags: Science, Youtube, Memory, Musicians, Muse, Nick Frost, Simon Pegg, Kay, Atwal, Io9, Simon Pegg Nick Frost, Paul Ready, Entertainment Culture, Musical Groups, Taj Atwal, Azhur Saleem


James Charles' YouTube Channel Has Been Demonetized Amid Allegations He Sexted With Minors

YouTube temporarily halted ads on frenetic drama magnet James Charles’ channel as of Monday night, disabling the content creator’s ability to earn money on the platform amid allegations that he sexted with minors.Read more...
Tags: Science, Youtube, Sexting, Video Hosting, Youtubers, Shane Dawson, James Charles, David Dobrik, Video Bloggers, Dominykas Zeglaitis, Durte Dom, Internet Celebrities, James Charles YouTube Channel Has


My Pillow Goblin Sues Dominion for $1.6 Billion, Swears His Pillows Aren't Filled With Knives

Americans had prepared today (and also last week) for MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell to unleash his nebulous avant-garde invention, Frank: a social media platform billed as a cross between YouTube and Twitter with elements of newspapers and television, except with free speech. We’ll have to wait a little longer to see the…Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Science, Minnesota, Youtube, Companies, Harvey Weinstein, Donald Trump, Oj Simpson, Pillow, Frank, Lindell, Dershowitz, Nathan Lewin, Mike Lindell, My Pillow, Steve Bannon


Around the World Played on Giant Tesla Coils Fills the Daft Punk-Sized Hole in my Heart

With Thomas Bangalter clearly being blown to pieces in an epilogue video shared on the group’s YouTube channel in late February, Daft Punk is officially no more. Tributes to the duo keep rolling in, and Fabricio H. Franzoli’s take might be the best yet, with a set of arcing Tesla coils programmed to play Around the WorldRead more...
Tags: Science, Youtube, Tesla, Daft Punk, Musicians, Around The World, Nikola Tesla, Entertainers, Thomas Bangalter, Tesla Coil, Wireless Energy Transfer, Entertainment Culture, Electrical Breakdown, Electromagnetic Coil, Fabricio H Franzoli


Even YouTube Is Chilling Out on Weed

On the same day that Governor Andrew Cuomo fully legalized recreational weed use across New York, YouTube quietly lifted a few of its own restrictions regarding the drug, too. Read more...
Tags: Science, Youtube, Cannabis, Advertising Revenue, Andrew Cuomo, Drug Culture, Euphoriants, Entertainment Culture, Technology Internet, Psychoactive Drugs, Entheogens, Cannabis Smoking, Effects Of Cannabis, New York YouTube


T-Mobile Is Already Pulling the Plug on Its Live TV Services

Just five months after announcing its TVision streaming bundle, T-Mobile confirmed on Monday that the service will go belly up at the end of April in order to make way for live TV solutions from YouTube TV.Read more...
Tags: Google, Science, Youtube, Deutsche Telekom, Multimedia, Philo, Video Hosting, Streaming Media, T Mobile, YouTube TV, Mass Media, T Mobile US, Mike Sievert, Distributed Computing, Tvision, Technology Internet


T-Mobile Will Make Google Messages Its Default Messaging App for Android

T-Mobile customers with Android devices will be using Google’s Messages as their primary messaging app.Read more...
Tags: Google, Android, Science, Technology, Youtube, Computing, Deutsche Telekom, Messages, Operating Systems, Philo, T Mobile, Now, Business Finance, YouTube TV, Streaming Television, T Mobile US


Neighborhood Hero Builds AI-Powered Device That Automatically Compliments Dogs Walking By

If you’ve ever wasted an afternoon (or all of 2020) looking at cute dog pictures online, then you already understand what inspired Ryder from the YouTube channel Ryder Calm Down to build an AI-powered machine that can recognize dogs walking past their home and automatically shout compliments to their owners.Read more...
Tags: Dog, Science, Technology, Raspberry Pi, Youtube, Computers, Science and Technology, Ryder, Human Interest, Megaphone, Arm Architecture, Computer Science Education In The United Kingdom


How Many Slaps Does it Take to Cook a Chicken? This YouTuber Built a Slapping Rig to Find Out

Is it possible to cook an entire meal with the power of slaps? That’s the question YouTube creator Louis Weisz set out to answer in his latest video. Now you can impress your friends by telling them you know how many slaps it takes to cook a chicken: at least 135,000.Read more...
Tags: Cooking, Science, Cook, Learning, Youtube, Skills, Fahrenheit, Units Of Measurement, Louis Weisz, Chicken As Food, Hospitality Recreation, Egyptian Ratscrew



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