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Google-Ads-GoogleAds-Client-3.1.0

Google Ads API Client Library for PerlChanges for 3.1.0 - 2020-05-07Added support for Google Ads API v3_1. Added code examples: upload_conversion_adjustment, upload_call_conversion, approve_merchant_center_link, search_for_language_and_carrier_constants, add_customer_match_user_list, etc. Improved code examples: add_complete_campaigns_using_mutate_job, get_account_hierarchy, get_account_budgets.
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Microsoft Word vs. Google Docs

Microsoft and Google both offer word processing programs but are quite different. Which one is best for you?
Tags: Google, Microsoft, Trends, Web, Computing, Google Docs, Word, Comparison, Microsoft Word, Versus


Our commitment to Asia Pacific’s coronavirus response

The COVID-19 pandemic began spreading across Asia Pacific in January, affecting millions of people directly—and billions more through restrictions on the way we live and work and the impact on the regional economy. Throughout the region, we’ve seen people and businesses adapt with resilience, determination and ingenuity, including adopting and developing new technologies. Today, some parts of Asia Pacific are beginning to ease social distancing measures and restrictions on commerce—but we’re sti...
Tags: Google, Japan, Indonesia, Australia, Southeast Asia, India, US, Taiwan, Unesco, Asia Pacific, Philippines, Malaysia, Korea, New Zealand, Tokyo, Jakarta


Amid Pandemic, US Renewable Power Sources Have Topped Coal For 40 Days

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Reuters: Electricity generated by renewable sources like solar, wind and hydro has exceeded coal-fired power in the United States for a record 40 straight days, according to a report based on U.S. government data released on Monday. The boost for renewables is due to a seasonal increase in low-cost solar and hydro power generation, alongside an overall slump in electricity demand caused by coronavirus-related stay-at-home orders, according to the Institut...
Tags: US, Tech, United States, EIA, Reuters, IEEFA


'Artificial Leaf' Concept Inspires Research Into Solar-Powered Fuel Production

Researchers from Rice University have created an efficient, low-cost device that splits water to produce hydrogen fuel. "The platform developed by the Brown School of Engineering lab of Rice materials scientist Jun Lou integrates catalytic electrodes and perovskite solar cells that, when triggered by sunlight, produce electricity," reports Phys.Org. "The current flows to the catalysts that turn water into hydrogen and oxygen, with a sunlight-to-hydrogen efficiency as high as 6.7%." From the repo...
Tags: Tech, Rice, Rice University, American Chemical Society, Lou, ACS Nano, Jia, ACS Nano Read, Brown School of Engineering, Jun Lou, Jia Liang


Power Supplies can leak your data: Researcher

Dr Mordechai Guri and his team discovered a way to steal data via ultrasonic frequencies from PC power supplies. This unconventional form of data theft is called POWER SUPPLaY. The post Power Supplies can leak your data: Researcher appeared first on ThinkComputers.org.
Tags: All News, Hardware News, Power Supply, Security Vulnerability, Mordechai Guri, Dr Mordechai Guri, PC Hack, POWER SUPPLaY


Find your wallet, Apple: Ex-engineer adds eight more patents to lawsuit seeking credit for his developer work

Judge calls for settlement conference as fourth amended complaint filed A former Apple engineer who claims the iTitan screwed him out of proper credit for his work has added an additional eight patents to his lawsuit against Cook & Co.…
Tags: Apple, Software, Cook Co


Nvidia places orders for 7nm Ampere, 5nm Hopper with TSMC, Samsung

Reports indicated Nvidia placing orders for its next-generation 7nm Ampere chips for RTX 30 series graphics and 5nm Hopper architecture. The company has placed these orders with two major chip manufacturers- TSMC and Samsung. Earlier, we did know its designing 5nm chips but for what was not clear.  The post Nvidia places orders for 7nm Ampere, 5nm Hopper with TSMC, Samsung appeared first on ThinkComputers.org.
Tags: Samsung, All News, Hardware News, Nvidia, Graphics Card, TSMC, Hopper, AMD Radeon, TSMC Samsung, Ampere, RTX 20 Series, Intel Xe, Nvidia News, Nvidia Leaks, RTX 30 Series


9 tips to help you master Fortnite on your smartphone

Playing mobile ports can be annoying, but there are a few techniques you can use to mitigate the frustration.
Tags: Android, Gaming, Trends, How-to, Epic Games, Apple iOS, Fortnite, Fortnite Mobile


Social network for women Peanut raises $12M Series A amid pandemic

Peanut, an app that began as a tool for finding new mom friends, has evolved into a social network now used by 1.6 million women to discuss a range of topics, from pregnancy and parenthood to marriage and menopause, and everything in between. On the heels of significant growth in online networking fueled by the COVID-19 pandemic, the company is today announcing the close of a $12 million Series A round of funding, led by EQT Ventures, a multi-stage VC firm that invests in companies across Eur...
Tags: Europe, London, Tech, Bumble, Kennedy, Michelle, EQT Ventures, Michelle Kennedy, Index Ventures and Female Founders Fund, Naza Metghalchi, Index Ventures Peanut


The rise of the human-centric CEO

Romeen Sheth Contributor Share on Twitter Romeen Sheth is president of Metasys, a workforce-management firm based in Atlanta. Steve Schlafman Contributor Share on Twitter Steve Schlafman is founder, coach and angel investor at High Output, a boutique leadership-development company based in NYC. Peacetime CEO/Wartime CEO by Ben Horowitz is o...
Tags: Startups, TC, Column, Steve Jobs, Opinion, Entrepreneurship, Funding, Tech, Atlanta, Diversity, Venture Capital, Ben Horowitz, Startup Company, Classpass, HOROWITZ, Steve Schlafman


A worker at Amazon’s New York City fulfillment center is dead from COVID-19

Earlier this week, Amazon informed staff members at its Staten Island fulfillment center that a worker had died from COVID-19. The news was first noted by The Verge. The employee began to exhibit symptoms in early April, before being placed on quarantine April 11. He never returned to the site. “We are deeply saddened by the loss of an associate at our site in Staten Island, NY,” a spokesperson told TechCrunch. “His family and loved ones are in our thoughts, and we are supporting his fellow co...
Tags: Health, Amazon, TC, Ecommerce, Washington Post, New York City, US, Tech, Jeff Bezos, Staten Island, Staten Island NY, Hawthorne Calif, Tim Bray, Coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID


Xiaomi Releases Browser Update Amid Accusations It Collects Private Browsing Data

Xiaomi released software updates for its browser apps on Monday amid fresh accusations it's been collecting private data from people who use its phones and browser apps. CNET reports: In a blog post, Xiaomi said the update will allow you to switch off aggregated data collection while on incognito mode in its three browser apps: Mi Browser, Mi Browser Pro, and Mint Browser. The software update was rolled out on Google Play. "We believe this functionality, in combination with our approach of maint...
Tags: Google, Tech, Xiaomi, Cnet, Forbes


Volkswagen to start sales of first-edition all-electric ID.3 hatchback in June

Volkswagen plans to start selling the launch edition of its ID.3 vehicle next month to customers who placed pre-orders of the all-electric hatchback. Customers who made reservations for the launch edition, known as ID.3 1st, will be able to order their vehicle starting June 17, according to a tweet posted by Volkswagen board member Jürgen Stackmann.  Volkswagen has registered more than 37,000 reservations for the first edition, which will be limited to 30,000 units. Orders for right-hand drive...
Tags: TC, Transportation, Europe, Germany, Cars, Tech, Automotive, Vw, Volkswagen, North America, Volkswagen Group, Zwickau Germany, Stackmann, Board Member, Jürgen Stackmann Volkswagen, IONITY Volkswagen


AFI Movie Club Picks Now Featured in Apple TV App

The Apple TV app for the ‌Apple TV‌, iPhone, iPad, Mac, and other devices now features an AFI Film Club section highlighting movie picks and recommendations from the American Film Institute. As noted by Variety, the AFI's picks in the ‌Apple TV‌ app can be found in the "Browse by Collection" section, and the movie selections are updated on a daily basis. The AFI Film Club is not a subscription service and is instead just recommending content that can be purchased through iTunes or that is ava...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mac, Samsung, Rumors, Amazon Fire TV, AFI, HBO Hulu, Disney Today, AFI Movie Club, AFI Movie Club Picks Now Featured, AFI Film Club, American Film Institute As, LG Smart TVs Roku


The best Chromebook tips and tricks

Sure, Chrome OS is based on Google's browser, but our tips and tricks should make you feel right at home.
Tags: Google, Trends, Chromebook, Computing, Tips, Tier 4


Apple's Copyright Lawsuit Has Created a 'Chilling Effect' on Security Research

Last year, Apple accused a cybersecurity startup based in Florida of infringing its copyright by developing and selling software that allows customers to create virtual iPhone replicas. Critics have called the Apple's lawsuit against the company, called Corellium, "dangerous" as it may shape how security researchers and software makers can tinker with Apple's products and code. From a report: The lawsuit, however, has already produced a tangible outcome: very few people, especially current and f...
Tags: Apple, Florida, Tech, Security Research, Santander Bank, Corellium


Creatively helps designers and other creative talent showcase their work

Creatively was supposed to launch this summer, according to CEO Greg Gittrich. And then COVID-19 happened. “We made the decision to fast-track the launch when the pandemic hit, because we felt like launching as a beta would really help the creative community,” Gittrich told me. The startup was founded by Stacey Bendet and Joe Indriolo, who also serves as chief product officer. Indriolo told me that Creatively was designed to address a problem that Bendet had as founder and CEO of designer clothi...
Tags: Startups, TC, Tech, Savannah College of Art, Fashion Institute of Technology, Alice Olivia, Stacey Bendet, Gittrich, Bendet, Greg Gittrich, COVID, Joe Indriolo, Indriolo, Parsons Pratt


Spotify's CEO Expects Apple to Further 'Open Up' After EU Antitrust Complaint

Spotify CEO Daniel Ek today told Bloomberg that he expects Apple to further "open up" in long term following the antitrust complaint Spotify filed with the European Union last year. In the complaint, Spotify said that Apple enforces App Store rules that "purposely limit choice and stifle innovation at the expense of the user experience," and that Apple acts as "both a player and referee to deliberately disadvantage other app developers." Spotify specifically took issue with Apple's 30 percen...
Tags: Apple, Spotify, Siri, Eu, Bloomberg, European Union, EK, Antitrust, Daniel Ek, Apple Music, Siri zwnj


Disney+ Streaming Service Now Has 54.5 Million Subscribers

Disney+ now has 54.5 million subscribers worldwide, a new total announced today during the company's quarterly earnings call. That means Disney has gained 4.5 million Disney+ subscribers since April 8, when it said that Disney+ had 50 million subscribers. Disney+ launched in November and has grown to almost $55 million subscribers over the course of the last six months. Disney's significant growth earlier this year came from launches of the service in the UK, Ireland, Germany, Italy, Spain, ...
Tags: Apple, India, Disney, Disneyland, Orlando Florida, Anaheim California, Walt Disney World Resort, Disney Disney, Disney Apple, Disney Streaming Service, Disney Plus


The Average Household Will Surpass ISP's 1TB Data Caps Within 3 Years, Study Finds

According to an analysis from Decision Data, the average broadband-connected U.S. household will surpass current 1TB ISP data caps before 2024. What this could translate to is more overage fees for customers, unless ISPs like Comcast and CenturyLink abandon data caps or continue to waive fees, like some are doing due to the pandemic. From the report: As we reported this month, the average home internet customer is now using close to 400GB of data a month, a number that would have surpassed the o...
Tags: Fcc, Tech, Comcast


The future of deep-reinforcement learning, our contemporary AI superhero

Rish Joshi Contributor Rish is an entrepreneur and investor. Previously, he was a VC at Gradient Ventures (Google’s AI fund), co-founded a fintech startup building an analytics platform for SEC filings and worked on deep-learning research as a graduate student in computer science at MIT. It was not long ago that the world watched World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov lose a decisive match against a supercomputer. IBM’s Deep Blue embodied the state of the art in th...
Tags: Google, Gaming, Column, Science, Tech, Mit, Artificial Intelligence, SEC, Ibm, Robotics, Agi, Garry Kasparov, Dota, Deep Blue, Market Analysis, Gradient Ventures Google


Apple funnels Worldwide Developer Conference 2020 through iOS app, website amid coronavirus lockdowns

Hey, finally an Apple event The Reg can attend, sorta, right? Apple says it will host its annual Worldwide Developer Conference on June 22 within the confines of an iOS app. Users of macOS can view the event on the Apple Developer website.…
Tags: Apple, Software


Bringing Lawyers Together Under Lockdown

The legal industry can still get together to learn and socialize.
Tags: Technology, Podcasts, Law, Thinking Like A Lawyer


Student Discount: Join Extra Crunch for $50 per year

Graduation season is here, and to celebrate we are offering annual Extra Crunch memberships to students for half price. That’s a full year of Extra Crunch for only $50 (plus tax). To sweeten the deal, you’ll be grandfathered in at the discounted price for future years until you cancel. Take the summer to focus on getting ahead with Extra Crunch intelligence at your disposal.  How to claim the discount: Use a .edu or university email address and send a message to our customer support team a...
Tags: TC, Tech, U S Canada U K, Extra Crunch


Unpacking why Wayfair’s stock popped 23.7% today

In the midst of the day’s news chaos both political and business-oriented, you might have missed Wayfair’s big moment: In regular trading today, shares of the online home goods retailer shot 23% higher. It was an eye-catching gain during a period when the domestic economy is troubled, unemployment is rising and consumer spending is slowing. Why did Wayfair shares rise so much in a single day? In a word, earnings. But there’s a bit more nuance to understand, so let’s talk about the company’s Q...
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A security expert says India’s contact tracing app has flaws. New Delhi says they are ‘by design’

The Indian government has said that its contact tracing app Aarogya Setu “by design” fetches the location data of its 90 million users and allows them to view the concentration of people who have tested positive for the coronavirus in their vicinity. New Delhi issued the statement after France-based security researcher Baptiste Robert found what he argues are design flaws and privacy issues. The government said it has always disclosed that it fetches users’ location data, a feature that critics ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Social, Apps, Privacy, France, India, Tech, Delhi, New Delhi, Robert, Noida, Baptiste Robert, Coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID


Apple Adds AFI Movie Club Picks to Apple TV App

The American Film Institute's AFI Movie Club, daily selections of favorite films new and old to watch during quarantine, is now available directly on the Apple TV app -- thereby making it easier to stream the titles from the app or pay Apple to rent or buy the titles. Launched in March, AFI Movie Club’s […]
Tags: Apple, News, Entertainment, American Film Institute, AFI Movie Club, Apple Adds AFI Movie Club Picks


TechCrunch’s top 16 picks from Techstars April virtual demo days

Like other accelerators, Techstars, a network of more than 40 corporate and geographically targeted startup bootcamps, has had to bring its marquee demo day events online. Over the last two weeks of April, industry-focused accelerators working with startups building businesses around mobility technologies (broadly) and the future of the home joined programs in Abu Dhabi, Bangalore, Berlin, Boston, Boulder and Chicago to present their cohorts. Each group had roughly 10 companies pitching bu...
Tags: Startups, TC, Europe, Boston, Berlin, Events, Tech, Chicago, Munich, Ferrari, Middle East, Nvidia, Abu Dhabi, TechStars, Bangalore, Techstars Boston


Facebook's Oculus Is Developing a New Quest VR Headset

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Bloomberg: Facebook's Oculus division is building a new version of its Quest standalone virtual reality headset, but the device is facing potential delays due to the impact of Covid-19 on product development and the global supply chain. The social-networking giant is working on multiple potential successors to the Quest. Some models in advanced testing are smaller, lighter, and have a faster image refresh rate for more realistic content, according to peop...
Tags: Facebook, Tech, Bloomberg



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