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The Entire World's Carbon Emissions Will Finally Be Trackable In Real Time

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Vox: There's an old truism in the business world: what gets measured gets managed. One of the challenges in managing the greenhouse gas emissions warming the atmosphere is that they aren't measured very well. The ultimate solution to this problem-- the killer app, as it were -- would be real-time tracking of all global greenhouse gases, verified by objective third parties, and available for free to the public. Now, a new alliance of climate research group...
Tags: Tech, Rocky Mountain Institute, Gore, Al Gore, Glasgow Scotland, CarbonPlan, Hudson Carbon, OceanMind, Blue Sky Analytics


South Korea Commits $61 Billion For 'Net-Zero Society' By 2025

South Korea announced it's investing $61 billion by 2025 to become a "net-zero society," according to a statement from the country's Ministry of Environment, reports a local news source. Interesting Engineering reports: As part of the South Korean New Deal, this "green" policy is the Asian country's response to the rising tide of climate change, while also boosting its economy -- hit hard by the COVID-19 coronavirus -- in hopes of achieving what trade ministries have called a "net-zero society."...
Tags: South Korea, Tech, Ministry of Environment, Interesting Engineering


La crise du Covid-19 renforce la perspective transhumaniste

Contrairement aux apparences, et à quelques déclarations emballées d’écologistes mystiques ou de bio-conservateurs thanatophiles, le coronavirus n’aura pas écorné la perspective transhumaniste. Au contraire, il pourrait bien avoir démontré sa pertinence et sa force. [Author: [email protected] (IEET)]
Tags: Future


The daily medical podcast packed with information, insight, and inspiration

The Podcast by KevinMD is now on the Health Podcast Network. Fifteen minutes a day, seven days a week. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts or on your favorite podcast app. Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Apple, Health, Podcast, PA NP, CRNA, Health Podcast Network Fifteen


Chrome 84 Arrives With SameSite Cookie Changes, Web OTP API and Web Animations API

An anonymous reader quotes a report from VentureBeat: Google today launched Chrome 84 for Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, and iOS. Chrome 84 resumes SameSite cookie changes, includes the Web OTP API and Web Animations API, and removes older Transport Layer Security (TLS) versions. First deprecated with Chrome 81 in April, TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 have now been completely removed with Chrome 84. This is notable for anyone who manages a website, even if they don't use Chrome at home or at work. TLS is a ...
Tags: Google, Tech, Tls


Mandela Day Quiz Answer & Win Rs 15000

Mandela Day Quiz or #MandelaDayWithAmazon is live! Answer the questions and stand a chance to win Rs. 15000 as pay balance – Winners will be announced 31st July 2020. The first question of Mandela Day Quiz is, “Nelson Mandela day was instituted by the United Nations in 2018, to celebrate _____ years since Mandela was born.” What is a Amazon Quiz? Amazon Quizzes are fun to answer and stand a chance to win gifts as Pay balance, Goodies, and other prizes. How do I get into Amazon Quiz?...
Tags: Google, Blogging, Nelson Mandela, United Nations, Mandela, Amazon Quiz, Amazon Coupon Carnival Quiz, Amazon Mandela Day Quiz, Amazon Quiz Answers, Amazon Quiz Contest, Mandela Day Quiz, Mandela Day Quiz Answer, Amazon Quizzes


CDC: Most COVID-19 Cases In New York City In March Traced To Europe

schwit1 shares a report from UPI: Up to 75% of the coronavirus strains circulating in New York City in early March shared genetic similarities with those seen in Europe and other areas of North America, according to an analysis published Thursday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The findings are significant, given that they are based on samples of the new coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, collected from patients at five hospitals in the city selected intentionally because "of their...
Tags: Europe, China, New York City, Tech, North America, UPI, Trump, U S Centers for Disease Control, Slashdot


A.J. Pollock enduring ‘wild ride’ with premature baby then Covid-19

LOS ANGELES — As A.J. Pollock and his wife, Kate, prepared for the birth of their first child, they no doubt heard what a roller-coaster ride parenthood could be, filled with unexpected dips and dives, joys and fears deeper than you can imagine. They had no idea. The Pollocks welcomed their daughter, Maddi Mae, to the world on March 19 after only 24 weeks of pregnancy. Maddi weighed just one pound and six ounces at birth and has spent every day of her life so far in a neo-natal intensive care un...
Tags: Google, Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Arizona, Mlb, Kate, Notre Dame, Summer Camp, Los Angeles Dodgers, Ucla, DAVE ROBERTS, Roberts, Dodgers, Ruiz


The best Apple Watch cases for 2020

If you're out working or on an adventure, we've got you covered with shockproof, waterproof Apple Watch cases.
Tags: Apple, Mobile, Wearables, Trends, Apple Watch, Best Of, Tier 4, Apple watch accessories


The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Will Be Available By Dialing '988' In 2022

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline will be available for people in suicidal crisis under a new easier-to-remember phone number in two years. The Verge reports: On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission voted unanimously to finalize 988 as the number Americans can call to be directed to the 24/7 National Suicide Prevention Lifeline hotline. As of right now, individuals in suicidal crisis can reach that hotline by dialing 1-800-273-8255 (TALK), but that number will be easier to reme...
Tags: Fcc, Tech, Federal Communications Commission, Voice, Ajit Pai, National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, Rosenworcel, Jessica Rosenworcel


FCC: Phone Carriers That Profit From Robocalls Could Have All Calls Blocked

"Bad-actor" phone companies that profit from robocalls could be blocked by more legitimate carriers under rules approved unanimously yesterday by the Federal Communications Commission. From a report: Under the change, the FCC said carriers can block calls "from bad-actor upstream voice service providers that pass illegal or unwanted calls along to other providers, when those upstream providers have been notified but fail to take action to stop these calls." Carriers that impose this type of bloc...
Tags: Fcc, Congress, Tech, Ajit Pai, Verizon AT T and T Mobile, Federal Communications Commission From


Daily Crunch: More details emerge in Twitter hack

Fallout continues from this week’s big Twitter hack, podcaster Harry Stebbings launches a small VC fund and robots help with sorting the mail. Here’s your Daily Crunch for July 17, 2020. The big story: More details emerge in Twitter hack As we recapped in yesterday’s newsletter, a number of high-profile Twitter accounts were hacked earlier this week as part of what appeared to be a cryptocurrency scam. So how bad was it? “We have no evidence that attackers accessed passwords,” the company s...
Tags: Apple, Security, Social, Facebook, Twitter, Spacex, China, Berlin, Tech, Nasa, Beijing, International Space Station, Memphis, Robinhood, Ron Wyden, Sanlitun


The Apple Watch is finally getting 1 major feature it's been missing that Fitbit has offered for years. Here's everything we know about the next model so far. (AAPL)

Apple is expected to release a new Apple Watch in 2020, as it's done every year since 2015. The biggest new addition to this year's watch is expected to be sleep tracking, a feature that would help Apple catch up to rivals like Fitbit and Samsung. Otherwise, the next Apple Watch, which is expected to be called the Series 6, is rumored to come with faster performance and better water resistance.  Here's what else we know. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Apple has released a...
Tags: Apple, Google, Youtube, Samsung, Trends, Bloomberg, Apple Watch, Fitbit, Mark Gurman, Apple Apple, Ming Chi Kuo, Kuo, Prosser, International Data Corporation, TF International Securities, Jon Prosser


Tech Firms Hire 'Red Teams.' Scientists Should, Too

The recent retraction of a research paper which claimed to find no link between police killings and the race of the victims was a story tailor-made for today's fights over cancel culture. From a report: First, the authors asked for the paper to be withdrawn, both because they'd been "careless when describing the inferences that could be made from our data" and because of how others had interpreted the work. (In particular they pointed to recent op-ed in The Wall Street Journal with the headline,...
Tags: Tech, Netherlands, Eindhoven University Of Technology, PNAS, National Academy of Sciences, Red Team, George Floyd, Daniel Lakens, Lakens


Apple has finally embraced key-based 2FA. So should you (ars technica)

Enlarge / An Ars-branded Yubikey. (credit: Steven Klein) Almost three years ago, Google introduced its Advanced Protection Program (APP), a security plan for high-risk users that requires hardware keys for account access and is arguably the industry's most effective way to stop account takeovers in their tracks. But until now there was a major flaw that held APP back: its iPhone and iPad offerings were prohibitively limited for most users. Now that this has changed—more on the change in a bit—...
Tags: Apple, Google, News, Hillary Clinton, Dan Goodin, Ars, John Podesta, Yubikey, Steven Klein


‘Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ and the limits of today’s game economies

Kaiser Hwang Contributor Share on Twitter Kaiser Hwang is a longtime member of the games community and a vice president at Forte, an organization building an open economic platform for games. “Animal Crossing: New Horizons” is a bonafide wonder. The game has been setting new records for Nintendo, is adored by players and critics alike and provides millions of players a peaceful escape during these unprecedented times. But ...
Tags: Startups, TC, Gaming, Column, Social Networks, Entertainment, Finance, Tech, Nintendo, Alipay, Payments, Marc Jacobs, New Horizons, Forte, Gary Whitta, Animal Crossing


Spy pixels are evolving like malware, so HEY’s adapting

We knew that spy-pixel pushers might go down the rabbit hole of escalation once we gave HEY users the power to defend themselves. Just like virus and malware makers are constantly trying to defeat anti-virus and other security protections. But I guess we didn’t realize just how quickly it would happen! Enter GMass, a plugin for Gmail that adds spy-pixel tracking, amongst a grab bag of other stuff. They hadn’t been on our original list of 50+ services we name’n’shame, but thanks to a new blog ...
Tags: Google, Uncategorized, Blogging


GitHub Buries Giant Open-Source Archive In An Arctic Vault

Microsoft-owned GitHub has finally moved its snapshot of all active public repositories on the site to a vault in Norway. ZDNet reports: GiHub announced the archiving plan last November and on February 20 followed through with the 21 terabyte snapshot written to 186 reels of film. GitHub cancelled plans for a team to "personally escort the world's open-source code to the Arctic" due to the coronavirus pandemic, leaving the job to local partners who received the boxed films and deposited them in ...
Tags: Microsoft, Tech, Arctic, Norway, Github, Svalbard, Longyearbyen, Svalbard Norway, Gihub, Arctic Vault, Julia Metcalf


SEO 101 Episode 386: Google’s New “Off the Record” Podcast, Structured Data Insights, and an SEO Question Answered

Summary of SEO 101 Episode 386 John and Ross discuss the feasibility of “algorithm-proofing” a website, insight into the past indexing issues with Google, and news on the increased use of descriptive text with images in search. They follow-up with insights from the new Google Podcast, whether link building is “wrong” in Google’s eyes, and they answer a question about sitelinks in search results. NOTE: If you like to receive our show notes straight to your inbox, sign up to our SEO 101 Podca...
Tags: Apple, Google, Seo, John, Ross, Seo Podcast, Seo 101, Gary, Martin, Facebook Group, Knowledge Graph Google, SEO 101 podcast, Vinayak Jhunjhunwala


Veteran VC Kittu Kolluri has $216 million more to invest through his new firm, Neotribe

Kittu Kolluri — who in late 2016 stepped down as a general partner with NEA after 11 years with the investing giant to form the much smaller, much earlier-stage outfit Neotribe — has closed on $216 million for the outfit’s second fund, a sizable jump up from its $130 million debut fund. (Kolluri and his team separately kicked in enough money to bring those funds to $138 million and $220 million, respectively.) We talked yesterday with Kolluri — a longtime operator whose earlier career spans a...
Tags: Google, Amazon, TC, Facebook, Instagram, Ebay, Tech, Cisco, Venture Capital, Aws, Vpn, Bill Gross, Robinhood, Aruba, Nea, Juniper Networks


Apple's Updated Style Guide Adds Support for More Inclusive Language

Apple has already been quite outspoken in regards to support for equality and the Black Lives Matter movement, with CEO Tim Cook having penned a statement titled Speaking Up on Racism last month in June. But more recently, Apple released an updated style guide seeking to improve the kind of language used in its…Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Science, Tim Cook, Black Lives Matter, BLM, Consumer Tech, macOS, Style Guides, Apple Style Guide


Autonomous vehicle startup AutoX lands driverless testing permit in California

AutoX, the autonomous vehicle startup backed by Alibaba, has been granted a permit in California to begin driverless testing on public roads in a limited area in San Jose. The permit will allow AutoX to test its autonomous vehicles without a human safety driver behind the wheel. This is the third company to receive a driverless testing permit. Waymo and Nuro also have driverless testing permits. Unlike the other two companies, AutoX’s permit is limited to one vehicle and restricted to surf...
Tags: Transportation, California, China, Tech, Automotive, Shanghai, Alibaba, San Jose, Autonomous Vehicles, Shenzhen, Fiat Chrysler, California Department of Motor Vehicles, Jiading, Waymo, Nuro, autoX


Suspect Is Arrested In Grisly Killing of Tech CEO Fahim Saleh

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The New York Times: The former personal assistant of a young tech entrepreneur found decapitated and dismembered in his Manhattan apartment was arrested early on Friday and was expected to be charged in the killing, according to three officials briefed on the matter. The entrepreneur, Fahim Saleh, 33, was discovered dead on Tuesday afternoon by his sister inside his $2.25 million condo in a luxury building on the Lower East Side, the police said. She had ...
Tags: Tech, New York Times, Manhattan, Taser, Lower East Side, Saleh, Fahim Saleh, Tyrese Devon Haspil, Haspil, Mr Haspil


California Orders Online Schooling In Hardest-Hit Counties

California said public schools in the state's hardest hit counties won't be able to open for on-campus classes until the spread of the coronavirus in that area is contained. The order means that students in counties accounting for more than 70% of the state's population will likely switch to remote learning for the beginning of the school year. Bloomberg reports: "The virus will be with us for a year or more, and school districts must provide meaningful instruction in the midst of this pandemic,...
Tags: California, Sacramento, Tech, Bloomberg, Gavin Newsom, Trump, Los Angeles San Diego


Water Cooler: Palm Springs, The Beach House, The Old Guard, Gamemaster, The Alienist, Tesla, The Right Stuff, Supermarket Sweep, Wet Hot American Summer

On the July 17, 2020 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall , weekend editor Brad Oman , senior writer Ben Pearson and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to discuss what they’ve been up to at the Water Cooler. At The Water Cooler : What we’ve been Doing : Brad received a big Peacock promotional package, downloaded Peacock on Apple TV, set up an inflatable pool because it’s damn hot, has b...
Tags: Apple, Movies, Bruce Lee, Chris, David Foster, Peter, Ben, Brad, Jacob, Peacock, Ben Pearson, Jonestown, Peter Sciretta, Jacob Hall, Paul Tremblay, Schitt


From bioprinting lab-grown meat in Russia to Beyond Meat in the US, KFC is embracing the future of food

From a partnership with the Russian company 3D Bioprinting Solutions to make chicken meat replacement using plant material and lab-cultured chicken cells to an expansion of its Beyond Fried Chicken pilots to Southern California, KFC is aggressively pushing forward with its experiments around the future of food. In Russia, that means providing 3D Bioprinting with breading and spices to see if the company’s chicken replacement can match the KFC taste, according to a statement from the company. ...
Tags: Russia, US, Tech, Atlanta, San Diego, Moscow, Kfc, Southern California, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Los Angeles Orange County, KFC U S, Atlanta Nashville, Andrea Zahumensky, Beyond Fried Chicken, Bioprinting Solutions, Yusef Khesuani


How to share passwords with family using the Dashlane password manager, and give up to six people access to your logins

To share your passwords with your family using Dashlane, you'll need to connect your account to one of two membership tiers.   Once you're part of a Dashlane family plan, you can use the share feature to grant access to a single login or an entire category of passwords using a member's email.  Each member of the Dashlane family plan will need to have their account with Dashlane to share passwords utilizing the service.  Before you can share passwords with family members, you'll need to purchas...
Tags: Google Chrome, Google, Trends, Walmart, Netflix, Dashlane, Apple Acer Chromebook, Dashlane Premium Family, Premium Family and Premium Family Plus, Dashlane Premium Family and Premium Family Plus


How to easily zip and unzip any file on your Chromebook, to keep your files small and organized

To unzip files on a Chromebook, you'll need to find the .Zip file using the "Files" app. You can use this same app to zip files on your Chromebook as well. Once you've unzipped a file on your Chromebook, you can copy and paste its contents to any other folder on the computer. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Zipping files is helpful for sending and storing documents — and it's easy to do so on your Chromebook. And once you've zipped a file or received one that...
Tags: Google, Microsoft, Trends, RAR, Chromebook


Gaming sales had another great month in June

We continue to be stuck inside, and video games continue to sell well. It’s pretty much as simple as that, honestly. I mean, there’s more nuance than that, obviously, but that’s really the top line takeaway from NPD’s June gaming numbers. More specifically, last month saw $1.2 billion total spent on gaming, up 26% from the year prior. That marks the highest figure for June since 2009. With June included, the first half of the year saw $6.6 billion total spent for the industry, the highest fi...
Tags: Gaming, US, Tech, Sony, Xbox, Nintendo, Switch, NPD



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