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Quantum Security Goes Live With Samsung Galaxy

Samsung and South Korean telecom giant SK Telecom have debuted the Galaxy A Quantum 5G smartphone, sporting a quantum random number generation (RNG) chipset. It's the first commercialization of quantum technology for mobile phones, and it will serve as a significant bellwether for full quantum encryption's chances of going mainstream. Threatpost reports: Quantum encryption in general has been touted as being "unhackable" because it generates random numbers and secure keys that cannot be predicte...
Tags: Samsung, Tech, SK Telecom, Samsung Galaxy, Threatpost, Quantum Wallet


A Gmail scammer tried to impersonate a four-star US Army general to catfish a married woman

Gmail users posing as US Army Gen. Paul Nakasone, chief of US Cyber Command chief the National Security Agency, sent flirty messages to women, according to a CyberScoop report. The actual Nakasone is married with children, a family that he affectionately calls "Team Nakasone." Catfishing attempts from people posing as US military service members are not unheard of, but it is still unusual for someone to impersonate a four-star general still in the military. When CyberScoop and the woman confro...
Tags: Google, Facebook, New York City, US, Trends, Syria, Fbi, Taliban, Philippines, North Carolina, US Army, National Security Agency, Susan, Lyons, Steve Lyons, Harvard National Security Journal


Upcoming Intel Jasper Lake CPUs to use Gen 11 graphics

There is some new information about the Intel Jasper Lake series CPUs spotted in 3DMark records. This unnamed Jasper Lake CPU is most likely based on Tremont cores. This CPU is clocked at 1.10 GHz with 4-core/ 4-thread offering and 8MB cache. It is obviously a low-end offering but a new mention of the architecture indicates some plans by Intel. The post Upcoming Intel Jasper Lake CPUs to use Gen 11 graphics appeared first on ThinkComputers.org.
Tags: Intel, All News, Hardware News, Intel Atom, Intel Celeron, Intel Pentium, Intel Leaks, Intel News, Jasper Lake, Upcoming Intel Jasper Lake, Intel Jasper Lake, Jasper Lake CPU


AMD Ryzen 7 4700G Renoir APU spotted, pictured

The first AMD Ryzen 4th generation APU was pictured. This is the Ryzen 7 4700G APU based on the 7nm Renoir silicon. According to the source, this APU is an eight-core sixteen thread CPU. The Ryzen 7 4700G based on the Zen 2 architecture with on-chip VEGA graphics. This will be succeeding Ryzen 5 3500G which uses 12nm Zen+ cores on 'Picasso' silicon. This uses the AM4 socket. It's desktop chipset compatibility is unknown for now. But it should support AMD 400 series with new BIOS.  The post AMD R...
Tags: All News, Hardware News, Amd, Vega, Renoir, RYZEN, AMD Ryzen, Ryzen APU, 4th Gen Ryzen, AMD Leaks, AMD News, Ryzen 7 4700G, Renoir APU


iMazing handles all the file management dirty work on your iPhone or iPad

Ever since the days of the Apple II and the Macintosh, if you used Apple products, you knew the score. Apple has their own way of doing things — and as a user, you either get on board with their proprietary exclusivity...or you go find a new device. Even today, handling simple operations like backing up files, moving media, or just saving text messages usually have to go through other Apple apps like iTunes, an unnecessary extra step in our click-and-drag world. Assuming you’re not looking ...
Tags: Apple, Post, News, Shop, Swiss Army


America's FDA Halts Bill Gates-Backed Coronavirus Testing Program

America's Food and Drug Administration "halted, at least temporarily, a Seattle-based at-home coronavirus testing program backed by Bill Gates," reports Digital Trends: "Please discontinue patient testing and return of diagnostic results to patients until proper authorization is obtained," the FDA told the Seattle Coronavirus Assessment Network (SCAN) in a memo, according to The New York Times. "The FDA has not raised any concerns regarding the safety and accuracy of SCAN's test, but we have b...
Tags: America, Tech, New York Times, Bill Gates, Food And Drug Administration, Fda, Seattle, Eric Topol, Scripps Research Translational Institute, America s Food and Drug Administration, Seattle Coronavirus Assessment Network, Seattle Coronavirus Assessment Network SCAN


Netflix Is Starting To Restore Normal Streaming Quality In Parts of Europe

Netflix is working to restore streaming quality in various European countries following government requests for the company to reduce bandwidth usage out of fear that it was putting too much stress on broadband connections. The Verge reports: People in Denmark, Norway, Germany, and other countries reported noticing an uptick in streaming bitrate, according to FlatpanelsHD. Netflix confirmed to the website that it is "working with ISPs to help increase capacity." The company did not say which cou...
Tags: Apple, Europe, Tech, Netflix, Denmark Norway


Doctors Are Tweeting About Coronavirus To Make Facts Go Viral

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Wall Street Journal: Bob Wachter, the chairman of the department of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, has had a front-row seat to the coronavirus pandemic. Dr. Wachter's job, at least in part, is to keep the department's 3,000 or so faculty, trainees and staff current on developments in research, education and clinical care. But most days he sets aside at least two hours to keep another group informed: his Twitter followers. Dr....
Tags: Tech, Nature, University of California San Francisco, Wachter, Bob Wachter, Plandemic


Half of Oakland students lack access to computers. Jack Dorsey is stepping in

Twitter CEO’s $10m pledge will immediately help ‘put a device in the hand of every single kid’ in Oakland’s public schoolsJack Dorsey, the CEO of Twitter and Square, has announced that he will donate $10m toward computers and internet access for public schools in Oakland, a city where half of students lack reliable access to either. Dorsey dropped the news after Oakland mayor Libby Schaaf tweeted a video of one those 25,000 students without access to the internet or a computer. “Every student de...
Tags: Twitter, Technology, Education, US news, Schools, Oakland, Jack Dorsey, Dorsey, Schaaf, Libby Schaaf, Twitter and Square


With pandemic-era acquisitions, big tech is back in the antitrust crosshairs

With many major sectors totally frozen and reeling from losses, tech’s biggest players are proving themselves to be the exception to the rule yet again. On Friday, Facebook confirmed its plans to buy Giphy, a popular gif search engine, in a deal believed to be worth $400 million. Facebook has indicated it wants to forge new developer and content relationships for Giphy, but what the world’s largest social network really wants with the popular gif platform might be more than meets the eye. ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Startups, TC, Facebook, Uber, Minnesota, Congress, Government, Elizabeth Warren, Bloomberg, Regulation, House, Warren, Amy Klobuchar, Mergers and Acquisitions


U.S. Is Said to Plan to File Antitrust Charges Against Google

The case may be joined by state attorneys general in what would be one of the biggest antitrust actions by the United States since the late 1990s.
Tags: Google, News, United States, Online Advertising, Google Inc, Regulation and Deregulation of Industry, Antitrust Laws and Competition Issues, Suits and Litigation (Civil


What Type Of Technology Can You Use While Moving Your House?

The entire world is under a spell of technology and the outcomes are great. Each industry is becoming more and more technology enabled, offering customers easier and efficient ways to access the products and services. Moving industry is no different when it comes to the use of technology in facilitating a successful move. The best moving companies are coming up with new options to offer advanced solutions to the tech-savvy customers. In fact, there are a range of third-party apps available on ...
Tags: Startups, Technology, Moving House, Others, Relocation, Moving Feedback


Justice Department, State Attorneys General Likely to Bring Antitrust Lawsuits Against Google

phalse phace shares a report from The Wall Street Journal: Both the Justice Department and a group of state attorneys general are likely to file antitrust lawsuits against Alphabet's Google (Warning: source paywalled; alternative source) -- and are well into planning for litigation. The Justice Department is moving toward bringing a case as soon as this summer, some of the people said. At least some state attorneys general -- led by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, a Republican -- are likely t...
Tags: Google, Texas, Microsoft, Tech, Wall Street Journal, Justice Department, Ken Paxton


Kevin Rose on health apps, crypto, and how founders get through this time with their sanity intact

Kevin Rose has been in the spotlight since cofounding the early social news aggregation site Digg in late 2004. A genial whiz kid turned serial entrepreneur, he has since become as well-known for launching a whole lot of slickly designed products, some of them out of his startup incubator Milk (later acquired by Google), and North, an incubator that would later lead him to a site for watch enthusiasts called Hodinkee in New York. Along the way, Rose has been investing, at times as an angel, f...
Tags: Wellness, Google, TC, New York, Oregon, San Francisco, Tech, West, Portland, Vr, Kevin Rose, Andreessen Horowitz, West Coast, Google Ventures, True Ventures, Digg


NASA’s ‘Artemis Accords’ set forth new and old rules for outer space cooperation

NASA’s plan to return to the Moon is ambitious enough on its own, but the agency is aiming to modernize international cooperation in space in the process. Today it published a summary of the “Artemis Accords,” a new set of voluntary guidelines that partner nations and organizations are invited to join to advance the cause of exploration and industry globally. Having no national affiliation or sovereignty of its own, space is by definition lawless. So these are not so much space laws as shared...
Tags: Space, Government, White House, Tech, Nasa, Aerospace, Artemis, U N Committee, Artemis Accords, Rescue of Astronauts


21 Free Movie Streaming Services: Stream Movies For Free Online

Here are 21 free movie streaming services that will allow you to watch your favorite movies without needing to empty your wallet. The post 21 Free Movie Streaming Services: Stream Movies For Free Online appeared first on Bible Money Matters and was written by Lorraine Smithills. Copyright © Bible Money Matters - please visit biblemoneymatters.com for more great content.
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US Retail Sales Plunged a Record 16 Percent In April As Virus Hit

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Associated Press: U.S. retail sales tumbled by a record 16.4% from March to April as business shutdowns caused by the coronavirus kept shoppers away, threatened the viability of stores across the country and further weighed down a sinking economy. The Commerce Department's report Friday on retail purchases showed a sector that has collapsed so fast that sales over the past 12 months are down a crippling 21.6%. The severity of the decline is unrivaled ...
Tags: US, Tech, Associated Press, Commerce Department, Joshua Shapiro, Maria Fiorini Ramirez


A new team-up between Amazon and Red Hat may prove that IBM is no longer out to compete with the leading Amazon Web Services cloud (AMZN, IBM)

On Thursday, Red Hat and Amazon Web Services announced an extended partnership that makes it easier for customers to use and pay for Red Hat's popular Kubernetes-based service on Amazon's cloud. This is one of the first major moves under IBM's new CEO Arvind Krishna, but Red Hat says that it's another sign of its independence from Big Blue — IBM itself didn't drive the collaboration. IBM has its own cloud service, but Red Hat's Kubernetes service also now runs on AWS and Microsoft Azure. Visit...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Trends, Aws, Ibm, Silicon Valley, Amazon Web Services, Vmware, Red Hat, Balakrishnan, Big Blue IBM, Krishna, AWS Microsoft, Amazon Web Services Microsoft, AMZN IBM


Tesla's New Terafactory Is Coming To Austin, Texas

paulbsch shares a report from Electrek: A source familiar with the matter told Electrek that Tesla has chosen Austin, Texas for its next factory and it's going to happen quickly. According to a reliable source familiar with the matter, Tesla CEO Elon Musk is set on bringing the next Tesla Gigafactory, or now Terafactory, to Austin, Texas, or at least close to the city. The people familiar with the project said that Musk has tasked the engineering team working at Gigafactory Nevada to start the p...
Tags: Texas, Tech, Tesla, Austin, Musk, Tesla Gigafactory, Austin Texas, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Electrek, Gigafactory Shanghai, Tesla Cybertruck, Gigafactory Nevada


Cities Are Meant to Stop Traffic

I recently came across this quote from Kirkpatrick Sale’s 1980 book Human Scale and it succinctly relates a fundamental truth about the purpose of cities. Cities are meant to stop traffic. That is their point. That is why they are there. That is why traders put outposts there, merchants put shops there, hoteliers erected inns there. That is why factories locate there, why warehouses, assembly plants and distribution centers are established there. That is why people settle and cultural instituti...
Tags: Google, Jason Kottke


Questlove is DJing Up a Storm During Quarantine

Most nights since mid-March, The Roots’ Questlove has been doing lengthy DJ sets for fans, kind of like a series of distributed house parties. The shows range in length from 2.5 hours to more than 6 hours — most are in the 3-4 hour range. The past shows have been collected in this playlist. The most recent show, from Tuesday, celebrated the 70th birthday of Stevie Wonder: He did a 3-hour set made up of audience requests: And of course there were sets focused on particular artists and b...
Tags: Google, James Brown, Questlove, Jason Kottke, Suavemente


Google may soon face a pair of major antitrust lawsuits, as probes wind down into the company's ad and search dominance (GOOG, GOOGL)

Two major ongoing antitrust investigations into Google's business could be about to bring lawsuits against the company, as per a new report. Both the Justice Department and a group of state attorneys general have been investigating the company's search, ad, and Android business for several months. The Justice Department could bring a lawsuit against Google as soon as this summer, with the second to follow in the fall. A third, separate committee investigating Google's possible anti-monopoly pr...
Tags: Google, Trends, Department Of Justice, Justice Department, Journal, Business Insider, Paxton, Ken Paxton, Texas AG, David Cicilline, Wall Street Journal the Department of Justice


Second Waves Are Plaguing Asia's Virus Recovery

An elderly woman with no travel history. An unexpected flare-up in a nightclub. A swelling cluster in towns near international borders with no discernible source. After containing their outbreaks through measures from strict lockdowns to rapid testing regimes, the Asian economies that have seen some of the most success quelling the coronavirus -- Hong Kong, South Korea and China -- are now facing resurgences that underscore how it may be nearly impossible to eradicate it. From a report: It's a p...
Tags: Hong Kong, China, Tech, City University, Nicholas Thomas, Hong Kong South Korea


Gwyneth Paltrow shares rare photo of lookalike daughter Apple on Sweet 16: 'I am so lucky'

Gwyneth Paltrow shared a touching tribute to Apple Martin on her 16th birthday, accompanied by three rare pictures of her lookalike daughter.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Apple, Usa, News, Usa Today, Gwyneth Paltrow, Apple Martin


Apple's Plan to Pay $500 Million to Settle Lawsuit Over 'Secretly Throttling' Older iPhones Gets Preliminary Approval

Apple in March agreed to pay $500 million to settle a class action lawsuit that accused the company of "secretly throttling" older iPhone models, and now the settlement has been preliminarily approved by a judge. According to Law360, U.S. District Judge Edward J. Davila in a Zoom hearing provided preliminary approval but said that he wants to extend the final approval deadlines due to the ongoing health crisis. Apple's lawyers have been instructed to propose a new date for a settlement approv...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mac, Rumors, John Poole, Primate Labs, Edward J Davila


Google likely target of government antitrust suits, WSJ reports

The U.S. lawsuit could come by the summer, while one or more lawsuits from the states could follow in the fall.
Tags: Google, Advertising, WSJ


Justice Department and several states planning antitrust lawsuit against Google

The lawsuit will focus on company’s advertising practices
Tags: Google, Lawsuit, News, Trends, Web, Antitrust, Justice Department


The Looming Crisis (And Opportunity) For In-House Counsel

Do you know what's in all of your deals?
Tags: Technology, Law, House, Mark Harris, Knowable, In-House Counsel, COVID Cast Podcast, Featured Podcasts


Tesla scouts head to Tulsa, Austin as hunt for Cybertruck gigafactory location nears end

Tesla officials visited two sites in Tulsa, Oklahoma this week to search for a location for its future and fifth gigafactory that will produce its all-electric Cybertruck and Model Y crossover, a source familiar with the situation told TechCrunch. Company representatives also visited Austin. A final decision has not been made, but Austin and Tulsa are among the finalists, according to the source. The AP also reported Tulsa and Austin as top picks for the gigafactory. Tesla expects to make a d...
Tags: Transportation, Elon Musk, Berlin, Cars, Tech, Tesla, Ap, Austin, Automotive, United States, Transport, Gm, Nashville, Toyota, Panasonic, Oklahoma


The best Google Pixel 4 screen protectors

Protect your Google Pixel 4's good looks and sharp display with one of these excellent screen protectors.
Tags: Android, Mobile, Trends, Screen Protector, Buying Guides, Google Pixel, Screen Protectors, Accessory of the Week, Pixel 4, Google Pixel 4



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