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The best tech deals we're expecting from Amazon Prime Day 2020

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. We expect to see much of the same tech deals in 2020 as last year, if not better. Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky The best part of Amazon Prime Day is no doubt the deals on tech products, like headphones, laptops, and more. Usually, tech devices are expensive investments that you really have to mull over, but when a lot of the best products go on sale, it's much ea...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Deals, Samsung, Trends, Tech, Tech Deals, Sony, Nintendo, Sandisk, Panasonic, Amazon Echo, Alexa, Amazon Prime Day, Osmo, Jbl


Nearly half of iPhone users asked mistakenly think they have a 5G connection

A survey conducted among 5,000 smartphone owners shows that nearly half of Apple iPhone users believe that their iPhone is currently...
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Renewable Player NextEra Overtakes ExxonMobil In Market Value

An anonymous reader quotes a report from TechXplore: After decades of embracing fossil fuels, Wall Street appears to be shifting its allegiance to renewable energy, a sharp turn apparent in the contrasting fortunes of NextEra Energy and Exxon Mobil. Florida-based NextEra is the biggest producer of wind energy in North America and among the biggest solar producers in the United States. It has overtaken the global oil giant as the most valuable US energy company by market value. NextEra's market c...
Tags: Texas, US, Tech, ExxonMobil, United States, North America, Dow Jones, NextEra Energy, NextEra, Exxon Mobil Florida


‘Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K.’ Unveils Funny First Footage and Sets the Table for What’s to Come [NYCC]

After getting our first look at Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K. this morning, we’re back to break down some highlights from the stop-motion animated comedy’s New York Comic Con panel that just aired. Co-creator and star Patton Oswalt was joined by fellow creator Jordan Blum and cast members Ben Schwartz (Parks and Recreation), Aimee Garcia (Lucifer), and Melissa Fumero (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) to show off a couple of clips from the series and talk about what fans can expect from this oddball show about the Mar...
Tags: Google, New York, Movies, Silicon Valley, Ben Schwartz, Stan Lee, Hulu, Patton-Oswalt, Marvel Studios, Jack Kirby, Jordan Blum, Melissa, Blum, Jodie, Ben Schwartz Parks, Oswalt


New England Journal of Medicine Resoundingly Endorses Biden

BishopBerkeley writes: In another first, the editors of the The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) endorse Joe Biden by stating that the current government needs to be fired. Although they don't mention any names, the editors of the NEJM state in shockingly forceful and accusatory language that the current administration is totally incompetent and does not deserve to keep its job. The editorial, somberly titled "Dying in a Leadership Vacuum" bases its opinion on some dispiriting statistics: ...
Tags: Japan, China, Tech, Joe Biden, Canada, United States, Vietnam, Biden, The Washington Post, Trump, Science magazine, NEJM, Laura Helmuth, BishopBerkeley


How to update or reinstall your drivers in Windows 10 to keep your computer running smoothly

You'll need to manually update your drivers in Windows 10 if automatic updates aren't enabled. Hollis Johnson To update your drivers in Windows 10, open the Device Manager and right-click the device you need to update. The most important drivers on your computer will likely be updated automatically along with other Windows updates, but you can still check for updates manually. Drivers are essential software that keep the various devices and components in your Windows computer worki...
Tags: Google, Updates, Microsoft, Windows, Trends, Pc, Nvidia, Windows 10, Drivers, Amd, Don, Dave Johnson, Hollis Johnson, Tech Insider, Product Card, BI-freelancer


London Installed AI Cameras To Monitor Social Distancing, Lockdown Restrictions

schwit1 shares a report from The Evening Standard: Artificial Intelligence cameras are being used in London and other cities in the UK to monitor social distancing. The sensors were initially developed by Vivacity to track the flow of traffic, cyclists and pedestrians and monitor how roads are being used. But when the country went into lockdown in March, Vivacity added on an extra feature to the AI scanners so it could register the distance between pedestrians. This data is shared in a monthly r...
Tags: UK, London, Tech, Cctv, Mildon, BBC Radio Kent, Government Vivacity Labs, London Manchester Oxford Cambridge, Peter Mildon


‘Fake!’: Kate Winslet to Star in Cryptocurrency Scheme Movie From ‘The Report’ Director Scott Z. Burns

Kate Winslet is heading back into the tech world for her newest movie. After playing Apple executive Joanna Hoffman in 2015’s Steve Jobs, Winslet will be portraying a woman who was scammed by a cryptocurrency scheme in Fake!, a new movie that’s being written and directed by The Report‘s Scott Z. Burns. Deadline brought the news about this Fake movie, which will serve as a reunion between Winslet and Burns – he wrote Contagion, Steven Soderbergh’s eerily prescient 2011 pandemic thriller that c...
Tags: Apple, Movies, Drama, Casting, Ben Affleck, Tim Burton, Adaptation, Steven Soderbergh, Kate-Winslet, Npr, Fake, MGM, Alice, Burns, Winslet, McAdam


[Update: Pulled] Gmail Go available to download in the Play Store for all Android phones

Google offers "Go" variants of its most popular apps for lower-power devices. Gmail Go download has been openned up to all Android devices...
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How to connect your AirPods to a Mac computer, whether or not you have a paired iPhone

It's easy to connect AirPods to your Mac. Hollis Johnson/Business Insider You can connect AirPods to a Mac using the Bluetooth menu on the computer. If you've connected your AirPods to your iPhone already, connecting them to your Mac is even easier — just select them in the Volume menu. If that doesn't work, make sure that "Handoff" is enabled on your Mac, and that it's logged into the same iCloud account as your iPhone. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories....
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Mac, Trends, Macbook, Bluetooth Headphones, Sierra, Dave Johnson, Hollis Johnson, Tech Insider, AirPods, Product Card, BI-freelancer, Tech Reference, Laptops & Tablets (Reference, Tech How To


Movies And Museums: More Things To Do Open Back Up In Sacramento County

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Tags: Google, News, Local, Seen On, Sacramento, Sacramento County, Steigerwald, Placerville, Kirillov, California Automobile Museum, Sacramento County news, Aerospace Museum of California, Coronavirus, Olivia Kasirye, Kasirye, Mark Steigerwald


AT&T Plans Thousands of Layoffs At HBO, Warner Bros., Rest of WarnerMedia

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: AT&T is planning thousands of layoffs at HBO, Warner Bros., and other parts of WarnerMedia as part of a plan to cut costs by up to 20 percent, The Wall Street Journal reported yesterday. WarnerMedia is what used to be called Time Warner Inc. before AT&T purchased the entertainment company in 2018. Layoffs and cost cuts are nothing new at AT&T in general, including at WarnerMedia. But WarnerMedia has taken a particularly big hit since the pan...
Tags: Tech, Ars Technica, Warner Bros, Wall Street Journal, Journal, AT T, Time Warner Inc, HBO Warner Bros, HBO TBS, WarnerMedia, HBO Warner Bros Rest of WarnerMedia, WarnerMedia But WarnerMedia


SEO – Is It The Forefront of Marketing?

Marketing is an industry encompassing, well, frankly, quite a lot. There’s the high-level strategy and all the many varying marketing tactics falling into categories such as sales, advertising, and the vast world of its own that is digital.  The world has gradually been moving online for years upon years. Now, you can hardly find one person without a smartphone with some sort of internet access. If any brand hasn’t already moved into internet marketing at this point, they have fallen seve...
Tags: Google, Sales, Seo, WAG, Blog & Grow, Dmitrii Kustov, Regex SEO


How to sign up for Rover to give or receive pet care services

It's easy to sign up for Rover pet care services. knape/Getty Images You can sign up with Rover to hire pet sitters and pet walkers, or become a pet care provider yourself.  The process to sign up as a Rover customer is easy — click "Sign Up" at the top right of the web page and create an account. If you want to become a pet sitter, you need to complete a 13-step process that includes entering personal information, uploading photos, creating a Rover profile, taking a quiz and paying to...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Pets, Trends, Rover, Dog Walking, Pet Care, Dave Johnson, Pet Sitting, Tech Insider, BI-freelancer, Tech Reference, Software & Apps (Reference, Tech How To


9to5Mac Happy Hour 298: Last minute iPhone 12 leaks and October Apple event expectations

Zac Hall and Benjamin Mayo preview Apple’s upcoming iPhone 12 event on October 13. Sponsored by Concepts App: Sketch and design your...
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AMD In Advanced Talks To Buy Xilinx

According to The Wall Street Journal, AMD is in advanced talks to buy rival chip maker Xilinx Inc. for more than $30 billion. Slashdot reader Jerrry writes: "Looks like further consolidation in the chip industry is in order if this merger goes through..." CNBC reports: A deal, which could mark the latest big tie-up in the rapidly consolidating semiconductor industry, can come together as soon as next week, [The Wall Street Journal reported]. AMD has seen a higher usage of its products recently, ...
Tags: China, Tech, Amd, Wall Street Journal, Cnbc, Xilinx, Huawei Technologies Ltd, Xilinx Inc, Wall Street Journal AMD, Jerrry, Intel San Jose California


Report: Google is going to turn YouTube into a shopping hub

YouTube is testing a feature that would allow users to directly purchase products they see in videos, according to a report by Bloomberg. It could be one of the biggest changes to Google’s streaming platform yet, turning it into a bit of an Amazon competitor. According to the report, YouTube recently began asking creators to tag and track the products used in their videos. That data is then sent to Google to build out its analytics, as well as shopping tools right on YouTube. The company is said...
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Epic Games Denied Preliminary Injunction for Fortnite, But Apple Can't Block Unreal Engine

A California judge today denied Epic Games' request for a preliminary injunction that would have required Apple to allow Fortnite back into the App Store, which means the app will continue to remain unavailable on Apple's iOS platform for the duration of the legal battle between the two companies. While the Fortnite app for iOS devices will not be reinstated into the ‌App Store‌, Epic did successfully win an order that will require Apple to continue to allow Epic to operate its Unreal Engine ...
Tags: Apple, Featured, California, Court, App Store, Cupertino, Epic Games, Fortnite, Epic Games vs. Apple


Apple can continue blocking Fortnite from the App Store, judge rules

A federal judge has ruled that Apple can continue to block the hit video game Fortnite from its app store as the iPhone maker defends a landmark antitrust lawsuit by the game's publisher, Epic Games.
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SpaceX Starlink Aids Native American Tribe: 'It Catapulted Us Into the 21st Century'

Just a week after news broke that SpaceX was gifting Starlink internet service to Washington State's Emergency Management department, the state has revealed SpaceX's satellites are also benefitting the Native American Hoh Tribe. Teslarati reports: Now, with SpaceX's help and encouraged by the Washington State Military's successes, the Washington State Department of Commerce's Broadband Office has deployed Starlink terminals at the Hoh Tribe's Reserve in Forks, WA. Remote and rural, Hoh Tribe Vic...
Tags: Spacex, Washington, Tech, Richard Hall, StarLink, SpaceX Starlink, Washington State Military Department, Washington State s Emergency Management, Native American Hoh Tribe Teslarati, Washington State Military, Hoh Tribe s Reserve, Hoh Tribe, Melvinjohn Ashue, Ashue


Judge rules Apple can continue blocking Fortnite from the App Store

A federal judge has ruled that Apple can continue to block the hit video game Fortnite from its app store as the iPhone maker defends a landmark antitrust lawsuit by the game's publisher, Epic Games.
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How to run iPhone apps on the new, upcoming generation of Mac computers, or using an emulator app

You'll be able to run iPhone apps on the coming Mac computers. Crystal Cox/Business Insider You can't run iPhone apps on a Mac computer without using an emulator, though that will change with a new generation of Macs, set to come out by the end of 2020. The new Macs will run on Apple's own chipsets that are similar to what's found in iOS devices. To run an iPhone app on an older Intel-based Mac, you need to use an emulator like Xcode. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Mac, Trends, Intel, Apple App Store, Dave Johnson, Oli Scarff, Tech Insider, Intel Apple, Crystal Cox, RISC, Product Card, BI-freelancer, Tech Reference, Laptops & Tablets (Reference


How to cast your Windows desktop to a smart TV without a cable, and mirror your desktop display onto your TV

There are a few different ways to cast your Windows desktop to your TV. Hello Africa/Getty Images You can cast your Windows desktop to your smart TV to view your computer display on the big screen. There are several different ways to cast your Windows desktop to your TV. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Thanks to Miracast technology, it is possible to project your Windows 10 desktop onto your TV, so that you and others can view your desktop on your TV scree...
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Apple Pays $288,000 To White-Hat Hackers Who Had Run of Company's Network (slashdot)

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: For months, Apple's corporate network was at risk of hacks that could have stolen sensitive data from potentially millions of its customers and executed malicious code on their phones and computers, a security researcher said on Thursday. Sam Curry, a 20-year-old researcher who specializes in website security, said that, in total, he and his team found 55 vulnerabilities. He rated 11 of them critical because they allowed him to take control ...
Tags: Apple, News, Curry, BeauHD, Sam Curry


Russo Bros-Produced Actioner Mosul Acquired by Netflix

Russo Bros-produced actioner Mosul acquired by Netflix After originally being set at 101 Studios last year, the Russo Brothers (Extraction, Avengers: Endgame)-produced action-thriller Mosul has been acquired by Netflix with plans to distribute the film worldwide in November, according to The Hollywood Reporter. RELATED: Cherry: Apple Acquires Russo Brothers’ Tom Holland-Led Drama PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRef...
Tags: Apple, Isis, Movies, Iraq, Netflix, Streaming, Chris Hemsworth, New Yorker, Russo brothers, Mosul, Tom Holland, Stephen McFeely, ComingSoon, Movie News, Matthew Michael Carnahan, Russo Bros


Five bag $300,000 in bug bounties after finding 55 security holes in Apple's web apps, IT infrastructure

Unpatched Cisco VPN servers, access to the iOS source code, AWS secret keys – this is weapons grade 'oof' A team of vulnerability spotters have netted themselves a six-figure payout from Apple after discovering dozens security holes in the Cupertino giant's computer systems, some of which could have been exploited to steal iOS source code, and more.…
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Brian Armstrong’s new problem: 60-plus free agents

A lot has been made of the open memo that CEO Brian Armstrong published nearly two weekends ago, essentially barring political activism at work because he sees it as a distraction. He also made it clear that employees who disagreed with the decision — and he foresaw that some would not be happy — were free to leave. “I recognize that our approach is not for everyone, and may be controversial. I know that many people may not agree, and some employees may resign. I also know that some of what I’ve...
Tags: TC, California, Tech, Coinbase, Armstrong, Brian Armstrong


Judge denies Epic’s request to force Apple to bring Fortnite back to App Store

The California judge in the legal skirmish between Epic Games and Apple has denied Epic’s request that Apple be forced to reinstate Fortnite in the App Store, but did affirm that Apple can not take action against the Epic Games developer accounts used to bring Unreal Engine developers access to Apple devices. The court’s decision re-affirmed their proclamation from late August in a court hearing where Epic Games’ lawyers sought to obtain a temporary restraining order after Apple informed t...
Tags: Apple, TC, Video Games, Mac, California, Tech, Software, Epic, Computing, App Store, iOS App Store, Apple Inc, Epic Games, Unreal Engine, IAP, Fortnite


Judge denies preliminary injunction to Epic and Fortnite will remain banned from App Store [U]

While the Epic Games trial against Apple is expected only for 2021, Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers has now denied a preliminary injunction...
Tags: Apple, App Store, Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers, Fortnite


Epic judge permanently restrains Apple from blocking Unreal Engine, but won’t force Fortnite

The decision makes permanent the temporary restraining order ruling from last month.
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