How to sign a PDF on your Android phone or tablet, without having to print or scan

To properly sign a PDF on your Android phone or tablet, you'll need to download a PDF-signing app from the Google Play Store. While there are many apps that will let you sign a PDF on your Android device, Adobe Reader remains the simplest to use, and is free to install.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.  In our digital world, it's ironic that PDFs can so often force us back into the real world. All too often, when you need to sign a PDF, you're forced to physically print ...
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Xiaomi Found Recording 'Private' Web and Phone Use, Researchers Claim

According to an exclusive report from Forbes, cybersecurity researcher Gabi Cirlig discovered that his Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 smartphone was watching much of what he was doing and sending that data to remote servers hosted by Chinese tech giant Alibaba, which were ostensibly rented by Xiaomi. From the report: The seasoned cybersecurity researcher found a worrying amount of his behavior was being tracked, whilst various kinds of device data were also being harvested, leaving Cirlig spooked that his ...
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How to find the version of your browser's LastPass password program in 4 simple steps

You can easily find the version of your LastPass program to make sure that you're using the most up-to-date edition.  With a LastPass account, you have the reassurance of comprehensive password protection through encrypted storage of any and all passwords you enter online. The LastPass team rolls out periodic updates not only to add new features, but to patch up any security flaws. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. If you're a LastPass user, cyber safety is probably importa...
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FDA Authorizes NASA-Developed Ventilator For Use In COVID-19 Treatment

An anonymous reader quotes a report from TechCrunch: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized for emergency use as outlined in the agency's COVID-19 guidelines a new ventilator designed by engineers working at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. The ventilator, which has an acronym because this is NASA we're talking about, is called "VITAL" (Ventilator Intervention Technology Accessible Locally), and its design is being offered for free, licensed use for the duration of the coron...
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How to add LastPass to your Safari browser's toolbar to better manage your login information

You can easily add LastPass to your Safari toolbar to manage myriad login information with one master password.  Note that you'll have to download LastPass through the company's website, as the LastPass version available in the Mac's App Store won't allow you to add LastPass to the Safari toolbar. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Using lots of passwords is a necessary evil when it comes to your online security hygiene. Fortunately, free programs such as LastPass provide cr...
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Quibi, JetBlue and Others Gave Away Email Addresses, Report Says

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The New York Times: Millions of people gave their email addresses to Quibi, JetBlue, Wish and other companies (Warning: source may be paywalled; alternative source) -- and those email addresses got away. They ended up in the hands of advertising and analytics companies like Google, Facebook and Twitter, leaving the people with those email addresses more easily targeted by advertisers and able to be tracked by companies that study shopping behavior, accord...
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United States: Google Le Pew: Stinky French Cheese - Womble Bond Dickinson

Imagine that one person provides the vast majority of your food for twenty years. For free.
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USB 4 Will Fully Support DisplayPort 2, Including 8K HDR Monitors

VESA has announced that USB 4 will fully support the massive bandwidth available for the DisplayPort 2.0 standard, including support for 8K 60Hz HDR or even 16K 60Hz monitors. Engadget reports: Since USB 4 works at 40Gbps and DisplayPort 2.0 supports 80Gbps speeds, how will this work? USB 4 can actually send and receive at 40Gbps at the same time, so VESA took advantage of that with a new spec called DisplayPort Alt Mode 2.0. Since DisplayPort is primarily used for video, which only sends data o...
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Intel Unveils 10th Gen 'Comet Lake' CPUs, Pricing

UnknowingFool writes: Intel released more information about their next generation CPUs, codenamed Comet Lake. Overall, CPUs will get more cores and threads and slight speed boosts. Price wise, Intel is cutting prices to be more competitive with AMD's Rzyen processors. Some of the downsides include requiring new socket (thus new MBs), LGA 1200 and lack of PCIE 4.0 compatibility. No specific benchmarks were released, however Intel claims to have the fastest gaming CPUs. "[T]he top Comet Lake chip ...
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Apple on 2020 so far: OK, so iPhone sales are a bit glum. Wearables, music, apps, vids to the rescue... almost

Hope on the horizon, says Cook, but it will take some time to get there Apple's cash cow looks to be a bit unwell, as iPhone sales took a rare hit this coronavirus-ridden quarter. On the upside, the Cupertino idiot-tax operation banked billions from folks snapping up wearables, music, apps, video and more to kill their lockdown boredom.…
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Lockdown homeschooling: The parents who have forgotten what they learned at school

Parents have been turning to Google to help them teach the things they’ve forgotten.
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Tesla will likely roll out a monthly subscription plan for customers who aren't yet ready to drop $7,000 upfront for its self-driving technology (TSLA)

Tesla plans to offer its self-driving technology as a subscription service "probably towards the end of this year," CEO Elon Musk told investors during the company's quarterly earnings call on Wednesday. Tesla's "Full Self-Driving" feature, which helps the vehicle navigate highways and park on its own, is available for $7,000 for customers who purchase it upfront. CFO Zach Kirkhorn said buying the feature upfront will still be "the least expensive plan," but a subscription option would let cus...
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The ‘PuffPacket’ could help researchers learn when, how and why people vape

Vaping is a controversial habit: it certainly has its downsides, but anecdotally it’s a fantastic smoking cessation aid. The thing is, until behavioral scientists know a bit more about who does it, when, how much and other details, its use will continue to be something of a mystery. That’s where the PuffPacket comes in. Designed by Cornell engineers, the PuffPacket is a small device that attaches to e-cigarettes (or vape pens, or whatever you call yours) and precisely measures their use, sharing...
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Tim Cook teases that Apple is 'looking at other areas' for the Apple Watch when it comes to health (AAPL)

Apple CEO Tim Cook said the company is "looking at other areas" when it comes to health and the Apple Watch. The comment comes after reports have suggested that Apple is bringing features like sleep tracking and blood oxygen monitoring to the Apple Watch. The Apple Watch has gradually become one of Apple's most important products as its wearables division continues to pick up steam amid slowing iPhone sales.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The Apple Watch already offers c...
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Apple Has A Bright Future

Apple, a technology company you may remember from such hits as the iPhone, iPad, Mac, AirPods, and Apple Watch, has announced that it expects to remain in business through 2020.Read more...
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Amazon Sales Surge But Bezos Says Coronavirus Costs Could Hit $4 Billion

Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos says it will take virtually all of its upcoming second-quarter operating profit to fund protective gear for employees and get products to customers. CNET reports: "If you're a shareowner in Amazon, you may want to take a seat, because we're not thinking small," he wrote Thursday. "Under normal circumstances, in this coming Q2, we'd expect to make some $4 billion or more in operating profit. But these aren't normal circumstances. Instead, we expect to spend the e...
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WhatsApp: Israeli Firm 'Deeply Involved' In Hacking Our Users

WhatsApp has alleged in new court filings that an Israeli spyware company used US-based servers and was "deeply involved" in carrying out mobile phone hacks of 1,400 WhatsApp users, including senior government officials, journalists, and human rights activists. The Guardian reports: The new claims about NSO Group allege that the Israeli company bears responsibility in serious human rights violations, including the hacking of more than a dozen Indian journalists and Rwandan dissidents. For years,...
Tags: Mexico, Saudi Arabia, US, Tech, Pegasus, NSO, Citizen Lab, NSO Group, John Scott Railton, Pegasus NSO

Google Is Killing Its Experimental Social Network Shoelace (slashdot)

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Engadget: Google's experimental Area 120 unit launched Shoelace in mid-2019 as a way to help people get together in real life. Unfortunately, the fledgling social network won't make it out of the experimental phase -- the tech giant has announced that Shoelace is shutting down on May 12th. The service was geared towards people looking for group activities with other locals who share the same interests. Say, people interested in photography who want to mee...
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Apple Planning Apple Card Financing Options for Devices Other than iPhone

Apple may be planning to introduce interest-free Apple Card payment plans for devices other than the iPhone, Apple CEO Tim Cook said during today's earnings call covering the second fiscal quarter of 2020. In the Q&A portion of the call, Cook was asked about the potential for deferred payments or product bundles with the ‌Apple Card‌, and he had this to say:As you know, we launched the payment plan earlier on ‌Apple Card‌ for ‌iPhone‌. We're working on that for other products and you'll see s...
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Apple CEO Tim Cook on New Products: 'We Have Our Head Down and Are Working'

During today's earnings call covering the second fiscal quarter of 2020, Apple CEO Tim Cook provided some insight on what we can expect from Apple in terms of new products during the global health crisis. A mockup of an iPhone 12 with smaller notch Cook said that apple is continuing to operate, and that Apple employees are getting used to working from home. "In some areas of the company, some people may be even more productive," he said. "In some areas, not as productive. It's mixed dependin...
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NYPD Arrests QAnon Conspiracist Who Allegedly Threatened to Kill Joe Biden, Had Car Full of Knives

The New York City Police Department arrested a conspiracy theorist who issued death threats against former Vice President and current Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and allegedly traveled to the city carrying over a dozen knives, the Daily Beast reported. The suspect also live-streamed her own arrest on…Read more...
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US Senator Wants To Know Which Federal Authorities Are Using Clearview AI To Track the Coronavirus

An anonymous reader quotes a report from BuzzFeed News: Clearview AI, the facial recognition company that claims to have scraped over 3 billion photos from social media to power its face-matching tool, is now facing questions from Massachusetts Sen. Ed Markey about recent claims that it's developing a digital contact tracing tool for COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. Clearview AI CEO Hoan Ton-That claimed in a recent NBC interview that the company is in talks with "federal a...
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Tips for Working from Home for Agency New Business

Your number one objective should be to maintain, if not increase, your engagement with prospects. I’ve been working from home for almost thirteen years, but many of you are working from home for the first time. You’re having to adjust to a new work environment that includes kids, spouses, and pets. You’re probably having to develop new skills to successfully work remotely. The last thing you’re probably thinking about is new business. But just because your environment has changed, doesn’t m...
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Audio Deepfakes Result in Some Pretty Convincing Mashup Performances

Have you ever wanted to hear Jay Z rap the “To Be, Or Not To Be” soliloquy from Hamlet? You are in luck: What about Bob Dylan singing Britney Spears’ “…Baby One More Time”? Here you go: Bill Clinton reciting “Baby Got Back” by Sir Mix-A-Lot? Yep: And I know you’re always wanted to hear six US Presidents rap NWA’s “Fuck Tha Police”. Voila: This version with the backing track is even better. These audio deepfakes were created using AI: The voices in this video were entirely co...
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Apple sales beat expectations but Tim Cook sees uncertainty ahead

Company reports $58.3bn in sales as CEO says China sales ‘headed in the right direction’ despite coronavirusApple reported sales and profits that beat Wall Street expectations on Thursday despite fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, with Tim Cook saying China sales were “headed in the right direction” as that country reopens.But the CEO said it was impossible to forecast overall results for the current quarter because of uncertainty created by the virus. Continue reading...
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Apple Has Shipped 7.5 Million Face Shields to Healthcare Workers Worldwide

Apple in early April tapped its engineers and supplier companies to construct face shields for medical workers around the world, and Apple has now shipped a total of 7.5 million face shields. Apple CEO Tim Cook announced the news during today's earnings call covering the second fiscal quarter of 2020. Apple is continuing to construct and ship one million face shields each week. Cook also said that Apple's COVID-19 screening app has been downloaded more than two million times, and the web ver...
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Facebook’s Jason Rubin Buys the House Next Door

Prominent video game director and comic book creator Jason Rubin, VP of Special Gaming Initiatives at Facebook, has stealthily expanded his real estate footprint, shelling out $5.4 million for the house immediately next door to his Hollywood Hills residence. Sited at the very end of an all-but-invisible, hidden cul-de-sac high above L.A.’s bustling Sunset Strip, […]
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Apple posts slight rise in revenue, but offers no guidance amid coronavirus uncertainty

Apple Inc has reported quarterly revenue that grew 1 per cent, but didn't provide a forecast for the first time in more than a decade, sparking concern about performance later this year. The shares slipped 1.5 per cent in extended... [Author: [email protected]]
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