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A One Hundred Thousand-Fold Enhancement In the Nonlinearity of Silicon

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Phys.Org: A team of researchers led by Osaka University and National Taiwan University created a system of nanoscale silicon resonators that can act as logic gates for light pulses. ... [The scientists] have increased the nonlinearity of silicon 100,000 times by creating a nano-optical resonator, so that all-optical switches can be operated using a continuous low-power laser. They accomplished this by fabricating tiny resonators from blocks of silicon les...
Tags: Tech, Silicon, National Taiwan University, Osaka University, Mie, Nature Communications Read, Yusuke Nagasaki, Junichi Takahara


iOS 14.2 Features: Everything New in iOS 14.2

Apple recently released iOS 14.2 and iPadOS 14.2, the second major updates to the iOS and iPadOS 14 operating system updates that were...
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iOS 14.2 Emoji: All the New Emoji Found in iOS 14.2

Apple released iOS 14.2 which adds 13 new Emoji characters that Apple previewed earlier this year as part of World Emoji Day. ...
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Clara HD How to bypass this Google captcha?

How to bypass this Google recaptcha? It keep asked me to copy and paste some text to a box. How can I do that since Kobo ereader doesn’t have copy paste feature? I cannot search on google anymore since that happened. Kobo browser always request me to resolve google recaptcha and I cannot do it due to those problem. https://ibb.co/xqwx7cT
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Google has confirmed that it will end support for the Google Keep Chrome app.

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/gadgets-news/google-to-end-support-for-keeps-chrome-after-february-2021/articleshow/79060775.cms#:~:text=NEW%20DELHI%3A%20Tech%20giant%20Google,of%20killing%20all%20Chrome%20apps. Google will end support for the Google Keep Chrome app by Feb 2021 and move it to the Google Chrome browser. This move is keeping in line with the tech giant’s decision to kill all Google apps and make them web-based. When Google Keep app users opens the app on Chrome now, they’ll be...
Tags: Google Chrome, Google, Business, News, Google Keep, Google Keep Chrome


‘Stadium’ browser returns to the App Store, enabling Google Stadia on iPhone/iPad

After being killed off last month, the custom-built Stadium browser app for iOS has returned, re-enabling Google Stadia support on...
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Electric Bike Motors Will Be Shut Down When Entering Residential Areas of Amsterdam

In an effort to cut road deaths, the Dutch government will be using a new digital system to automatically reduce electric bicycles' power in residential or built-up areas of Amsterdam. The Guardian reports: The digital technology, which has been successfully trialled on a 4km stretch of bike lanes at Schiphol airport, was funded by the Dutch ministry of infrastructure and water management. The not-for-profit Townmaking Institute behind the concept is working with e-bike manufacturers and governm...
Tags: Tech, Amsterdam, Schiphol, North Holland, Gelderland, Electric Bike Motors, Amsterdam The Guardian, Townmaking Institute, Indranil Bhattacharya


Google Photos may lock some new features behind a paywall

If you ask me, Google Photos is Mountain View’s best piece of software since Gmail. It offers offers useful organization and editing features that tend to be easier and more effective than those on other apps. But according to a report by XDA, which dug into the code of the app’s latest update, Google is planning on keeping some of its best upcoming features behind a paywall — namely, a Google One subscription. XDA‘s report shows that Photos v5.18 includes four strings of code pointing to the ch...
Tags: Google, Startups, Google Photos, Insider, Plugged


Kojima's Infamous 'P.T.' Is Not Playable On PlayStation 5

tlhIngan writes: Many years ago, Kojima Productions produced P.T., a "playable teaser" (rumored meaning to P.T.) for a now-cancelled Silent Hill survival-horror reboot. This was a popular teaser but when Kojima and Konami parted ways, it was swiftly removed from the Sony PlayStation Store. People who downloaded the trailer could still re-download it for a period but that was swiftly removed, leading to PS4s preloaded with the game spiking in price. Since the PS5 offers backwards compatibility, r...
Tags: Tech, Sony, Kojima, Konami, Kojima Productions, Sony PlayStation Store People


The iPhone 13 Rumors Have Already Started Swirling

Some iPhone 12 models haven’t even begun shipping yet, but iPhone 13 rumors are already beginning to circulate.Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Science, Consumer Tech, iPhone 13, Iphone12


Apple Held Acquisition Talks With Podcast Network Wondery

Apple has held talks with podcast network Wondery about a potential acquisition, reports Bloomberg. Wondery is responsible for popular podcasts that include "Dirty John" and "Dr. Death," among others. Wondery is looking for $300 to $400 million and has also held talks with Sony Music Entertainment and other companies, though Spotify is said to be "out of the running." At that price point, Bloomberg says that it would mark one of the largest deals in the podcasting market. A deal is expected ...
Tags: Apple, Spotify, Podcasts, Bloomberg, John, Sony Music Entertainment, Gimlet Media, Wondery, Apple TV Rumors, Bloomberg Wondery, Homecoming Apple


Facebook Can't Seem To Do Anything About 'Stop the Steal' Groups

An anonymous reader quotes a report from VICE: On Thursday night, Facebook announced it had activated "break glass" measures to try to quell the spread of disinformation, which has been supercharged by the lies being spread by President Donald Trump and his allies. The unprecedented move may have been triggered by Facebook's decision hours earlier to shut down a viral group called "Stop the Steal" that had racked up 360,000 in the space of 24 hours. The group was spreading disinformation, advoca...
Tags: Facebook, Tech, Donald Trump, Institute for Strategic Dialogue, Andy Stone, Ciaran O Connor


Apple Reportedly Using iPad Parts in the iPhone 12 Pro to Combat Shortages (mac rumors)

Amid long waiting times for the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro around the world, Apple has reportedly placed large orders for older iPhone models and is reallocating iPad parts to make up for shortages, according to Nikkei Asia Review. Demand for ‌iPhone 12 Pro‌ in particular has been higher than expected, and the issue has reportedly been compounded by supply constraints for specific parts such as power chips and LiDAR components. Apple is said to be reallocating components from ‌iPad‌ m...
Tags: Apple, Asia, News, Hartley Charlton, Nikkei Asia Review Demand


Google Photos Tests Locking Color Pop Behind a Google One Paywall

According to XDA Developers, Google is testing locking the Color Pop feature in the Google Photos app behind a paywall, requiring users to sign up for a Google One subscription to access this feature, and presumably other photo-editing features in the future. From the report: Shortly after we published our teardown of Google Photos 5.18 confirming that a Google One paywall for photo editing features is in the works, a reader in the comments section informed us that the Color Pop feature is locke...
Tags: Google, Tech, Google Photos, XDA Developers Google, Google Photos Color Pop


Another Unique Apple Logo Hashflag Prepared for Apple Event (mac rumors)

Another unique Apple logo hashflag has been prepared for next week's "One More Thing" Apple event. The custom Twitter hashtag includes an Apple logo in the same orange, red, purple, and blue hues as Apple's event invites. The hashflag is set to go live at 12:00 EST. Twitter allows brands to add custom emojis next to hashtags as a marketing strategy. According to Agency Creative, these "hashflags" can cost upwards of one million dollars, and they are commonly used for large events like ...
Tags: Apple, News, Hartley Charlton, Apple Silicon


Senior Living: Feeling better can be more than just a wish this holiday season

To say that many of us are experiencing some not so positive health effects related to the nearly year-long pandemic is likely a gross understatement. As the pandemic wears on, collectively, there’s a growing sense of fatigue related to the safety measures implemented by local and state public health departments. Symptoms of depression, anxiety disorder, substance use disorder, and suicidal ideation have increased dramatically between the months of April and June 2020 compared to the same period...
Tags: Google, News, Uncategorized, Sport, Soccer, Santa, Latin America, Torrance, Centers for Disease Control, David Hart, Senior Living, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR, Top Stories PE, Top Stories IVDB, Top Stories RDF


How to set a video as wallpaper on your Android device

With third-party apps, you can set a video as your Android's Lock screen or Home screen wallpaper. Westend61/Getty Images You can set a video as your wallpaper on most Android devices by using one of several free apps. If you have a Samsung device, you can use the built-in Gallery app to set a video as your Lock screen wallpaper, without downloading any additional apps. You can use an app like Video Live Wallpaper to set a video as the Home screen wallpaper in seconds, but running vide...
Tags: Android, Google Play, Google Play Store, Samsung, Trends, Wallpapers, Dave Johnson, Video Apps, Tech Insider, Product Card, BI-freelancer, Tech Reference, Software & Apps (Reference, Tech How To, Newsroom Affiliate How To, Smartphones (Reference


How to turn on the flashlight on your Android phone in 3 different ways

Android devices offer multiple ways to enable a built-in flashlight. Imgorthand/Getty Images You can turn on the flashlight on most Androids by pulling down the Quick Settings menu from the top of the screen and tapping the flashlight button. You can also turn on the flashlight with a voice command to Google Assistant. Some Android phones also let you turn on the flashlight with a gesture or a shake.  Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. There was a time when y...
Tags: Google, Android, Motorola, Lollipop, Trends, Flashlight, Gesture Control, Samsung Galaxy, Dave Johnson, Tech Insider, Bitmoji, Google Assistant, Product Card, BI-freelancer, Tech Reference, Software & Apps (Reference


Long concerned about climate change, VC Steve Westly is feeling electrified

A former controller and CFO of the state of California, Steve Westly is passionate about government. The onetime eBay exec and early Tesla board member has also been a proponent of clean energy for roughly 30 years, so he’s feeling optimistic right now, with former U.S. VP Joe Biden amassing a growing number of electoral votes and widening his leading Donald Trump as he inches toward an election win. We talked earlier today with Westly, who founded the venture firm The Westly Group 13 year...
Tags: Apple, California, Ebay, Senate, India, Africa, Kodak, Tech, Tesla, Joe Biden, Austin, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Paris, Arizona, SEC


Extra Crunch roundup: B2B marketplaces, edtech M&A, breaking into the $1M ARR club

I’ve worked at TechCrunch for a little over a year, but this was one of the hardest weeks on the job so far. Like many people, I’ve been distracted in recent days. As I write this, I have one eye on my keyboard and another on a TV that sporadically broadcasts election results from battleground states. Despite the background noise, I’m completely impressed with the TechCrunch staff; it takes a great deal of focus and energy to set aside the world’s top news story and concentrate on the work at ha...
Tags: Startups, TC, Entrepreneurship, Ipo, Tech, Venture Capital, SEC, Silicon Valley, Airbnb, Google Ventures, Alex, Steve, Bain Capital Ventures, Lucas, Lucas Matney, Unicorn


Google made an app for banks to lock you out of your phone if you don’t make payments

Google made an app called Device Lock Controller for creditors like banks to remotely lock your device if you don't make payments.
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Daily Crunch: Netflix tests a linear video channel

Netflix takes an old-fashioned approach for its latest feature, Amazon plans a new data center in India and we review the PlayStation 5. This is your Daily Crunch for November 6, 2020. The big story: Netflix tests a linear video channel Today in surprising product strategies: Netflix is testing a linear channel in France called Netflix Direct, according to Variety. To be clear, it’s not a regular TV channel but rather something you access on Netflix’s website. But like a broadcast or cable ...
Tags: Amazon, Hong Kong, Elon Musk, Media, France, Singapore, India, Israel, Tech, Fbi, Netflix, Sydney, Sony, Anthony Fauci, Hyderabad, Starling


VC Steve Westly on the election, the California exodus, and betting on electrification

A former controller and CFO of the state of California, Steve Westly is passionate about government. The onetime eBay exec and early Tesla board member has also been a proponent of clean energy for roughly 30 years, so he’s feeling optimistic right now, with former U.S. VP Joe Biden amassing a growing number of electoral votes and widening his leading Donald Trump as he inches toward an election win. We talked earlier today with Westly, who founded the venture firm The Westly Group 13 year...
Tags: Apple, California, Ebay, Senate, India, Africa, Kodak, Tech, Tesla, Joe Biden, Austin, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Paris, Arizona, Venture Capital


Why won't my Android charge? 7 ways to fix charging issues on your Android device

There are a number of reasons why your Android may not be charging that you can troubleshoot yourself. Crystal Cox/Business Insider If your Android phone isn't charging, the problem could be anything from a broken charger to a software bug to a phone battery that needs replacing. To pinpoint why your Android phone isn't charging and fix it, you'll need to do some troubleshooting. Here are seven ways to test and check why your Android won't charge.  Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference l...
Tags: Android, Feature, Trends, Battery, Software Updates, Samsung Galaxy, Smartphone Batteries, Dave Johnson, Tech Insider, Charging Cables, Smartphone Charger, Crystal Cox, Antonio Villas Boas, Getty Images If, BI-freelancer, Tech Reference


Bentley Will Ditch Internal Combustion Engines By 2030

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Time is starting to run out for vehicles powered purely by international combustion engines, and the auto industry knows it. This week Bentley, that bastion of British luxury, became the latest OEM to set a date for that happening -- the year 2030. As the company moves into its second century, it has revealed a new plan called "Beyond 100" that it says will "reinvent every aspect of its business to become an end-to-end carbon neutral organiz...
Tags: Time, Tech, Bentley, Continental, Autoweek, Adrian Hallmark


How to speed up or slow down video on an Android device using a third-party app

Third-party video editing apps help you speed up or slow down videos on your Android. Klaus Vedfelt/Getty Images You can speed up or slow down a video on an Android with a third-party app — there's no built-in feature on Android that lets you alter video speed. There are many apps to choose from, but most require a purchase to unlock key features.   Here is how to speed up or slow down a video using FilmoraGo, which you can install from the Google Play store. Visit Business Insider's Tech ...
Tags: Google, Android, Google Play, Google Play Store, Trends, Samsung Galaxy, Dave Johnson, Video Apps, Tech Insider, Product Card, BI-freelancer, Tech Reference, Software & Apps (Reference, Tech How To, Newsroom Affiliate How To, Smartphones (Reference


Is your website experienced?

We’ve been writing a lot about Google this week. As we identified a little ways back, search engine optimization is a crucial element of effective marketing for 2021. Today, we want to focus on page experience, which might seem a bit backward. Don’t you have to get people to your site via Google before you worry about their experience? Not anymore. In May, Google provided an update where they highlighted the important role that Page Experience would play in your website’s ranking: Great page ex...
Tags: Google, Marketing, Social Media, Seo, Target Audience, Website, User Experience, Websites, Search Engine Optimization, Don, Website Optimization, Page Experience


How to block pop-ups on a Mac computer's web browser, so you're never interrupted by spam

Using keyboard shortcuts on your Mac computer is quick and convenient. Jurgita Vaicikeviciene/Getty Images You can block pop-ups on your Mac using the built-in Safari web browser, or on other web browsers like Google Chrome or Firefox. Blocking pop-ups on your Mac can help protect your computer by fending off phishing attempts or potential scams. Some websites use pop-ups to help features run properly — if this is the case on a site you're using, you can set your Mac to allow pop-ups on th...
Tags: Apple, Firefox, Google, Amazon, Mac, Trends, Safari, Macbook, iMac, Pop-up, Mozilla Firefox, Dave Johnson, Tech Insider, Internet Browsers, Meira Gebel, Product Card


Debt Collectors Will Soon Be Allowed To Reach You By Text Or On Facebook

The federal government has cleared the way for collection agencies to send unlimited texts, emails and even instant messages to debtors on social media platforms. CBS News reports: The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a final rule late last week outlining how collectors can use new communication methods. The federal agency, which is charged with protecting Americans from financial abuse, did not limit the number of messages collectors could send, but it did require that each message c...
Tags: Facebook, Cbs News, Boston, Tech, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Gonsalves, Association of Credit and Collection Professionals, Jay Gonsalves, Action Collection Agencies


Vladimir Konstantinov Ranks #101 In THN All-Time Defensemen

from The Hockey News, In the final season of his NHL career, Vladimir Konstantinov finished second in Norris Trophy voting. It was a distant second to Brian Leetch, but it was second nonetheless. The season before that, he finished fourth in Norris voting. We tell you that only because you might have forgotten how outstanding a player Vladimir Konstantinov was. To recap, he was a top-five defenseman in the best league in the world for consecutive seasons before a limousine accident du...
Tags: Apple, Sport, Detroit Red Wings, NHL, Hockey News, Stanley Cups, Norris, Zinio, Ken Holland, Nick Lidstrom, Brian Leetch, Red Wings GM, All Time, Vladimir Konstantinov, Konstantinov, NHL Defensemen of All Time



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