Tesla Gets the Go-Ahead To Build Cars In China

Tesla has been granted approval to start manufacturing its cars in China. The BBC reports: The electric carmaker, which is run by billionaire Elon Musk, is building a $2 billion factory in the eastern city of Shanghai. Tesla plans to build at least 1,000 of its Model 3s each week in the Chinese factory, which could be up and running within weeks. The new factory will give Tesla access to China, which is the world's biggest car market. It would also help the company avoid higher import tariffs th...
Tags: Elon Musk, China, US, Tech, Tesla, Bbc, Beijing, Shanghai, Gigafactory, Shanghai Tesla, Meanwhile China

5 Blogger Outreach Strategies To Generate Links & Responses

Blogger outreach is a very simple method to amplify the reach of your brand. A majority of people trust what their favorite blogger says and if you can convince one to vouch for your brand then these people would believe you too. However, blogger outreach is not easy to execute. Any wrong choice can totally crash your marketing plan. Here we give you 5 strategies that would get you the right links and responses. Creating great content. Blogger outreach can be successful only if you provide co...
Tags: Google, Startups, Social Media, Online Marketing, Others, Digital Marketing, Blogger Outreach

Apple TV+ : Everything we know about Apple’s Netflix-style streaming service

Apple has an ambitious slate of original programming it has been developing for its streaming service, Apple TV+. Here's everything we know about Apple TV+ so far.
Tags: Apple, News, Trends, Apple TV, Movies & TV, WWDC 2019, Apple Event March 2019

Services of an expert translation company for your immediate travel document translation needs

Services of an expert translation company for your immediate translation needs When you are travelling the world (especially for business) you may need documents to be translated as part of your business. Most of you may look at Google Translate and various other translation tools for translating documents, especially in case you really need translated documentations immediately. Luckily, it could be a really good strategy for some who do not have budget, yet in case you want quality translat...
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Xiaomi India announces MIUI 11 Global Stable Beta testing for various devices: Here’s how you can join

Xiaomi announced MIUI 11 Global earlier this week along with Redmi Note 8 and Redmi Note 8 Pro in India, and also shared the 4-phased rollout schedule for various devices. As per the official schedule, the first batch of devices including POCO F1, Redmi K20 Pro, Redmi K20, and Redmi Note 7 Pro will receive MIUI 11 Stable update starting 22nd October. The company has a tradition of involving users in MIUI testing for their devices and in case you want to explore MIUI 11 Global Stable before ev...
Tags: India, Global, Blogging, Xiaomi, Xiaomi India, MIUI, Poço, Global Stable, MIUI 11 Testing, POCO F1 MIUI 11, Redmi 7 MIUI 11, Redmi K20 MIUI 11, Redmi K20 Pro MIUI 11, Redmi Note 7 MIUI 11, Redmi Note 7 Pro MIUI 11, Redmi Y3 MIUI 11

Unnatural Selection: the Eye-Opening Netflix Docuseries On Gene Editing

Dream McClinton from The Guardian writes about a new Netflix docuseries, called Unnatural Selection, that "explores the various forms of genetic engineering, as well as the societal and environmental implications of its research and use." An anonymous reader shares an excerpt from the report: Today, we are learning the language in which God created life," said then-president Bill Clinton, alongside the British prime minister, Tony Blair, in 2000. In the grainy archival clip, scientists and digni...
Tags: Tech, Netflix, Bill Clinton, Tony Blair, Salk Institute, Kaufman, Jennifer Doudna, McClinton, Joe Egender, Leeor Kaufman, Crispr Co, Juan Izpuisua Belmonte, Egender

DeepMind AI Beats Humans At Deciphering Damaged Ancient Greek Tablets

An anonymous reader quotes a report from New Scientist: Yannis Assael at DeepMind and his colleagues trained a neural network, a type of AI algorithm, to guess missing words or characters from Greek inscriptions, on surfaces including stone, ceramic and metal, that were between 1500 and 2600 years old. The AI, called Pythia, learned to recognize patterns in 35,000 relics, containing more than 3 million words. The patterns it picks up on include the context in which different words appear, the gr...
Tags: Tech, Deepmind, Assael, Pythia, Yannis Assael

Motorola Teases the New Razr Phone In November Event Invitation

Motorola has sent out invitations to an event on Nov. 13, where the rumored foldable Razr phone could launch. CNET reports: Motorola said the evening event in downtown Los Angeles will feature the "highly anticipated unveiling of a reinvented icon." The save the date is a gif showing a device being folded and unfolded. "An original unlike any other," it reads, also displaying the numeric 11/13/19 date. According to the invitation, the event will feature special guests and musical performers, as ...
Tags: Motorola, Los Angeles, Tech, Cnet

California Launches First Statewide Earthquake Early Warning System

hcs_$reboot writes: Everyone in California will now receive earthquake alerts on their phones seconds before the ground begins to shake, giving residents up to 20 seconds of warning before shaking begins. Developed by seismologists at the University of California, Berkeley, the MyShake application (residents will need to download the app to receive the alerts in areas without cell phone coverage) is designed to alert the public when a magnitude 4.5 earthquake or greater has been detected and has...
Tags: Google, California, Tech, University Of California Berkeley, Southern California, Borrego Springs

Hong Kong protests: bring back app or risk 'complicity' in repression, Apple told

US lawmakers including Ted Cruz and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez write to Tim Cook urging him to restore HKMapp app A bipartisan group of seven prominent US lawmakers has urged Apple chief executive Tim Cook to restore the HKMap app used in Hong Kong.Earlier this month, Apple removed the app that helped track police and protester movements, saying it was used to target officers. Continue reading...
Tags: Apple, Hong Kong, Technology, China, US, Asia Pacific, Ted Cruz, Tim Cook, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, Hong Kong Earlier

Samsung's Galaxy Fold is teasing a foldable future

I've tested a lot of phones in my career, from Samsung's original Galaxy S up to the S10 and Note 10, with Google Nexus, the Pixel phones, iPhones, and smartphones from LG and HTC all thrown in the mix. And this is by far the most intriguing device I've seen.
Tags: Google, Samsung, Cnn, Htc, Lg

Apple’s China stance makes for strange political alliances, as AOC and Ted Cruz slam the company

In a rare instance of bipartisanship overcoming the rancorous discord that’s been the hallmark of the U.S. Congress, senators and sepresentatives issued a scathing rebuke to Apple for its decision to take down an app at the request of the Chinese government. Signed by Senators Ron Wyden, Tom Cotton, Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz, and Congressional Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Mike Gallagher and Tom Malinowski, the letter was written to “express… strong concern about Apple’s censorship...
Tags: Apple, Ios, TC, Hong Kong, Congress, China, America, Tech, E-commerce, Itunes, Beijing, United States, United Kingdom, Ted Cruz, Tim Cook, Marco Rubio

Google Hardware Chief Says He Does Not Know Why Pixel 4 Smartphone With Snapdragon 855 Processor Can't Support 4K Video Recording at 60FPS (slashdot)

Google's latest flagship smartphones -- the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL -- do not support video recording in 4K at 60 frames per second. This has disappointed -- and puzzled -- many fans especially since other smartphones that are powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 do offer this video recording functionality. (Recent generation of iPhone models also offer this functionality.) Folks over at The Verge asked Rick Osterloh, the hardware chief at Google, where the bottleneck lied. "I don't know," responde...
Tags: Google, News, Rick Osterloh, Qualcomm Snapdragon, Msmash

Apple AirPods vs. AirPods 2: What are the differences?

Not sure about the new AirPods? We've put together a comprehensive comparison of everything that's updated in the latest version, and everything that isn't, so you can decide if it's time to upgrade.
Tags: Apple, Trends, Home Theater, AirPods, AirPods 2

A Hitch at NASA Headquarters

NASA has carried out its first all-female spacewalk, but hints of outdated thinking about women in space remain.
Tags: Tech, Nasa

Imgur Won't Support Reddit's NSFW Communities Anymore Because They Put Its 'Business At Risk'

In a blog post published earlier this week, image-sharing site Imgur wrote that it won't display any content from Reddit's NSFW communities on its site. The Verge reports: If you search for, say, r/NSFW on Imgur, you'll hit a landing page that reads: "As of Oct 2019, Imgur will no longer display NSFW Imgur r/subsections associated with Reddit subreddits." They also helpfully link to a couple alternatives that you can use in Imgur's place. No content, however, has been deleted or moved, and any N...
Tags: Tech, Reddit, Imgur, NSFW Imgur

Democratic & Republican lawmakers criticize Apple, Blizzard in letter

In two joint letters, several lawmakers from both major political parties called out gaming and tech giants Apple and Blizzard amid the Hong Kong protests.
Tags: Apple, Gaming, Hong Kong, News, Trends, Blizzard, Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, Republican, Activision Blizzard, Blizzard Entertainment, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Several Democratic, Republican lawmakers criticize Apple and Blizzard in letter

In two joint letters, several lawmakers from both major political parties called out gaming and tech giants Apple and Blizzard amid the Hong Kong protests.
Tags: Apple, Gaming, Hong Kong, Trends, Blizzard, Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, Activision Blizzard, Blizzard Entertainment, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Democratic and Republican lawmakers criticize Apple, Blizzard in letter

In two joint letters, several lawmakers from both major political parties called out gaming and tech giants Apple and Blizzard amid the Hong Kong protests.
Tags: Apple, Gaming, Hong Kong, News, Trends, Blizzard, Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, Republican, Activision Blizzard, Blizzard Entertainment, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Company begins drone deliveries in Virginia town

Wing, a Google affiliate, is beginning its test run of drone-delivered packages in the Virginia town of Christiansburg. (October 18)         [Author: AP Domestic]
Tags: Google, News, Virginia, Christiansburg, AP Domestic

Adam Neumann planned for his children and grandchildren to control WeWork

WeWork cofounder Adam Neumann didn’t plan for his family’s control of WeWork to end at his death but he expected it be controlled by future generations of Neumanns, too, says Business Insider. The outlet reports that in a speech Neumann gave to employees in January of this year, footage of which it says it has viewed, Neumann is seen saying that WeWork isn’t “just controlled — we’re generationally controlled.” He reportedly goes on to say that while the five children he shares with wife Rebek...
Tags: TC, Tech, SEC, WeWork, Fast Company, BI, Neumann, Adam Neumann, Robert Jackson, Rebekah Neumann, Perpetual Dual-class Shares, BI Neumann

Facebook reaches licensing deal with News Corp for headlines

NEW YORK (AP) — News Corp. says it has reached a licensing deal with Facebook that lets the social network feature headlines from The Wall Street Journal, the New York Post and other publications on its upcoming news section. The companies did not give financial details of the deal. Facebook has reportedly been in talks […]
Tags: Facebook, Business, New York, Technology, News, Ap, Nation, News Corp, Wall Street Journal the New York Post

Uh... The Army Just Contracted With Tom DeLonge's UFO Group to Study Those 'Alien Alloys'

To the Stars Academy of Arts and Sciences (TTSA)—the UFO research organization founded by former Blink 182 star Tom DeLonge—has struck a research deal with the U.S. Army filled with eye-popping references to exotic technologies.Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Army, Tom Delonge, US Army, Aerospace, Ufo, US Air Force, U S Army, UFOs, Alien Alloys, Stars Academy of Arts and Sciences TTSA

Nonprofits see opportunity in new recruits at companies such as Facebook

Seattle Works has been working with nonprofits in Seattle for 30 years. On Thursday, it welcomed some of Facebook's new employees to Seattle with an in-depth crash course on becoming a board member for one of the region's hundreds of nonprofits
Tags: Facebook, Technology, News, Seattle, Seattle Works

The Nest Mini might look similar but upgrades the internals

The Nest Mini. Google's second-generation tiny smart speaker, is finally here, two years after the Google Home Mini was released. The new device keeps the $49.99 price point of its predecessor, keeping it on par with Amazon's 3rd Generation Echo Dot and putting it slightly less than the new $59.99 Echo Dot with Clock.
Tags: Google, Amazon, Cnn, Google Home Mini

AI is helping scholars restore ancient Greek texts on stone tablets

Machine learning and AI may be deployed on such grand tasks as finding exoplanets and creating photorealistic people, but the same techniques also have some surprising applications in academia: DeepMind has created an AI system that helps scholars understand and recreate fragmentary ancient Greek texts on broken stone tablets. These clay, stone or metal tablets, inscribed as much as 2,700 years ago, are invaluable primary sources for history, literature and anthropology. They’re covered in lette...
Tags: Science, Tech, Artificial Intelligence, Archaeology, Machine Learning, Deepmind, Delphi, Pythia

MediaLab Buys Kik

The Kik Messenger app has officially been acquired by U.S.-based holding company MediaLab. The news comes just one day before the app was scheduled to shut down. From a report: The blog post noted that MediaLab plans to keep the app alive and also outlines ideas it has to improve the app moving forward. It is noted that the acquiring company plans to partner with Kik CEO Ted Livingston and the remaining 19 team members and is still dedicated to expanding the Kin integration. MediaLab stated th...
Tags: Tech, Kik, Ted Livingston, MediaLab, Kik Messenger, MediaLab Buys Kik, MediaLab The news

Tennessee Deputy Sued Twice In The Same Day Over A Roadside Anal Search And A Forced Baptism

There's something you don't see every day.
Tags: Technology, Law, Police, Tennessee, Fourth Amendment

Home Builders Ditch Nest After Google Ties Devices To Digital Assistant

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Bloomberg: Several residential builders have stopped buying and installing Google's Nest devices after the internet giant overhauled how Nest technology works with other gadgets. The Alphabet Inc. unit bought Nest in 2014 for $3.2 billion to enter the so-called smart-home market. Nest has become one of the largest makers of internet-connected thermostats, smoke alarms and locks. The devices were popular with builders who saw a Nest gadget as a way to incr...
Tags: Google, Tech, Bloomberg, Nest, Alphabet Inc

Business briefly: Markets close down; Zantac and baby powder recalled

The S&P 500 index closed out an uneven week of trading on Wall Street with its second straight weekly gain, even though stock indexes ended lower Friday. Technology companies led the slide, erasing some of the market’s gains from a day earlier. Micron Technology dropped 4.5% and Nvidia fell 2%. Investors continued to focus on company earnings reports. They’re searching for a clearer picture on the impact that the trade war between the U.S. and China is having on corporate profits and the broader...
Tags: Business, Technology, Wall Street, China, Sport, Recall, Canada, Soccer, Gm, Food And Drug Administration, Nvidia, Treasury, Obituary, Silicon Valley, Detroit, Oracle

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