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Ending Greenhouse Gas Emissions May Not Stop Global Warming, Study Says

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Phys.Org : Even if humanity stopped emitting greenhouse gases tomorrow, Earth will warm for centuries to come and oceans will rise by meters, according to a controversial modeling study published Thursday. Natural drivers of global warming -- more heat-trapping clouds, thawing permafrost, and shrinking sea ice -- already set in motion by carbon pollution will take on their own momentum, researchers from Norway reported in the Nature journal Scientific Rep...
Tags: Tech, Earth, Arctic, Norway, Business School, Jorgen Randers, Ulrich Goluke


From AWS to Azure to Google Cloud, this training can make you a top-notch cloud engineer

We know that more and more companies and organizations have been moving their operations to cloud-based systems for a while now. And, even if you suspected the COVID-19 pandemic might have fueled that rush to get even more of those home-based employees working in the cloud, you might still be surprised at the overall growth in cloud adoptions in 2020. — Read the rest
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Google confirms that it’s working on Nest Audio and Chromecast integration

Earlier this month, unused marketing hinted at Google's latest smart speaker becoming a "home theater sound system." Chromecast Nest...
Tags: Google, Nest Audio


This fintech-focused VC firm just closed a $75 million debut fund; backers “came out of the woodwork”

It’s no secret that a massive digital transformation is happening within financial services companies and amid the growing number of non-financial outfits that are also adding financial products to their offerings. Still, Sheel Mohnot, who was formerly a general partner at the fintech fund of 500 Startups, and Jake Gibson, co-founder of personal finance startup NerdWallet, were a little taken aback by investor interest in their fintech-focused early-stage venture firm, Better Tomorrow Ventures, ...
Tags: TC, Tech, Kim, Doj, Invesco, SPAC, PitchBook, Cendana Capital, Michael Kim, Cendana, Jake Gibson, COVID, Better Tomorrow Ventures, BTV, Credit Karma Everybody, Chipper Cash Albert Clear Cover


The US government sends mixed messages about TikTok’s future

The fate of TikTok in the United States got even more confusing this week. The U.S. Justice and Commerce Departments sent conflicting messages today about TikTok’s future, which is now up in the air with the upcoming administration transition. The Department of Commerce said Thursday it would abide by an injunction issued October 30 by the District Court in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania that would have blocked TikTok from operating in the U.S. starting from today. In a statement, the d...
Tags: TC, Asia, Washington, Government, China, US, Tech, Walmart, Joe Biden, Beijing, Pennsylvania, United States, Biden, Huawei, Justice Department, Trump


The U.S. government sends mixed messages about TikTok’s future

The fate of TikTok in the United States got even more confusing this week. The U.S. Justice and Commerce Departments sent conflicting messages today about TikTok’s future, which is now up in the air with the upcoming administration transition. The Department of Commerce said Thursday it would abide by an injunction issued October 30 by the District Court in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania that would have blocked TikTok from operating in the U.S. starting from today. In a statement, the d...
Tags: TC, Asia, Washington, Government, China, US, Tech, Walmart, Joe Biden, Beijing, Pennsylvania, United States, Biden, Huawei, Justice Department, Trump


Now With Even More Red Tape!

In this Marketing Over Coffee: Learn about Innumeracy, BERT, New Macs, and more! Direct Link to File Brought to you by our sponsors: Blueshift and NetSuite by Oracle Elections Prove Americans Still Bad at Math Power Tests Microsoft Clarity – Find the Rage Clicks! Confirming BERT – Google is using Deep Rank Google Passages 9:00 – 10:00 Blueshift is making it easier than ever for marketers to use AI themselves to grow their business. Blueshift’s SmartHub CDP uses patented AI to drive timel...
Tags: Google, Podcast, Marketing, Oracle, Netsuite, Blueshift, Marketing Over Coffee Newsletter, Theragun, Analytics for Marketers Slack Group Get the Job, Theragun TODAY California CCPA


More voting software FUD falls flat after Trump highlights dubious data

Reports that Dominion Software, which provides voting tabulation tools to about half the states in the U.S., “deleted” millions of votes have been soundly rebuffed after outgoing President Trump parroted numbers from a random internet forum. Tweeting Thursday morning about baseless claims of election fraud, Trump cited OANN, a right-wing news outlet, which itself seemed to have found its numbers in a thread on pro-Trump Reddit knock-off thedonald.win. (The tweet was quickly wrapped in a warning ...
Tags: Elections, Voting, US, Tech, Joe Biden, Policy, Trump, Edison Research, Dominion, 2020 Election, Larry Rosin, OANN, Joe Biden Joe Biden, Trump Reddit, Politifact Edison, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security


Disney+ Has More Than 73 Million Subscribers

Disney+, the streaming service that launched one year ago today, grew to 73.7 million paid subscribers as of early October. TechCrunch reports: That's according to The Walt Disney Company's fourth-quarter earnings report, which covers the company's finances through October 3. The company previously said Disney+ had 60.5 million subscribers as of August 3. The release also includes subscriber numbers for Disney's other streaming services -- Hulu had 36.6 million (including 4.1 million subscribers...
Tags: Disney, Tech, Espn, Hulu, The Walt Disney Company


YouTube Rewind Put on Pause for 2020

The coronavirus claimed yet another casualty, as YouTube said Thursday that for the first time since its debut in 2010, it will not produce its annual YouTube Rewind video. YouTube Rewind is the Google-owned video site's generally well received end-of-year wrap-up, except for the 2018 version, which set the all-time YouTube record for dislikes. "Since...
Tags: Google, Youtube, Advertising, Social Pro Daily, Life in Quarantine


Mark Zuckerberg defends not suspending Steve Bannon from Facebook

CEO told staffers Bannon had not violated enough policies to justify ban when he called for beheading of Anthony FauciMark Zuckerberg told Facebook staffers on Thursday that former Donald Trump adviser Steve Bannon had not violated enough of the company’s policies to justify his suspension from the platform when he called for the beheading of two US officials and the posting of their heads outside the White House as a “warning”. Continue reading...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Technology, Social Networking, White House, US, US news, US politics, Donald Trump, Bannon, Steve Bannon, US elections 2020, Anthony FauciMark Zuckerberg


Fantastical Updated for macOS Big Sur With New Design, Widgets, Native Support for Apple Silicon, and More

Flexibits today announced the release of version 3.3 of its popular calendar app Fantastical for Mac, with key new features including full compatibility with macOS Big Sur, native support for Apple Silicon, and a new design. Fantastical version 3.3 also supports macOS Big Sur's revamped Notification Center widgets with customizable themes and sizes, displays sunrise and sunset times in the weather forecast, provides severe weather alerts, adds support for adding Microsoft Teams meetings to e...
Tags: Apple, Microsoft, United States, Fantastical, Apple Silicon, macOS Big Sur


The Rebranding Of America

The Presidential campaign is over, but the campaign to restore America has just begun. People are the fabric of any democracy and the frayed narrative of our Union must be rewoven to include everyone. From the perspective of looking at brands as belief systems, there are several things that we need to consider. Our origin myth needs to emphasize the essential fact that we are a nation of immigrants. Whether our descendants wandered here thousands of years ago or were forced here against thei...
Tags: Google, America, United States, Bill, Martin Luther King, Branding, United States of America, Melinda Gates Foundation, U S Census, Amazon Apple, Patrick Hanlon, Science Technology Engineering, Brand Management, Scotch Irish Hispanics Blacks, TimeWarner Cable


Supporting Australia’s economic recovery

There’s no doubt 2020 has been a really tough year, testing the resolve of all Australian businesses and communities. Despite the challenges, though, we’ve seen some of the best of Aussie entrepreneurship and resilience. Lost in Books—a multilingual bookstore that temporarily moved online—is just one example of the many inspirational businesses that have adapted how they do things to continue serving their customers. I’m sharing an update here on how Google Australia has been working to help bus...
Tags: Google, Australia, Google Shopping, Ipsos, Google Australia, Youth Business International, Google in Asia, COVID, Mel Silva, Digital Springboard


BMW Motorrad Definition CE 04 – The Urban Mobility of the Future

Even if Motorrad is BMW`s hardcore division that creates great bikes, it seems that it is in tune with the growing mobility trend and started to create exquisite all sorts of electric means of transport that would ease the way people commute in the urban areas. One such fine example is the recently launched Motorrad Definition CE 04, which might be regarded as the perfect electric mobility in the scooter segment. Its design is mind-blowing, while its architecture sets the new trend in u...
Tags: Design, Technology, Gallery, Motorcycles, Electric Scooter, Autos, Manufacturing, Bmw, Electric, Scooter, BMW Group, BMW Motorrad, Motorrad, BMW Motorrad Definition CE 04, Alexander Buchan


Code in iOS 14.3 Adds Support for Third-Party Bluetooth Trackers With Find My Integration

Code in iOS 14.3 suggests that Apple is rolling out the groundwork to add support for third-party item trackers to the Find My app, as well as additional support for AirTags. Apple alongside iOS 14 launched a Find My Network Accessory Program that's designed to allow third-party products and accessories to integrate with the ‌Find My‌ app. With these feature, users can track third-party lost items directly on their Apple devices using the ‌Find My‌ app. It is, in fact, similar to the ‌AirTag...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Hawkeye, MacRumors, Find My, Ios 14, AirTags Apple, Steve Moser


Six Reasons Why Google Maps Is the Creepiest App On Your Phone

VICE has highlighted six reasons why Google Maps is the creepiest app on your phone. An anonymous reader shares an excerpt from the report: 1. Google Maps Wants Your Search History: Google's "Web & App Activity" settings describe how the company collects data, such as user location, to create a faster and "more personalized" experience. In plain English, this means that every single place you've looked up in the app -- whether it's a strip club, a kebab shop or your moped-riding drug dealer's lo...
Tags: Google, Tech, Google Maps, Google Maps Timeline, Berlin Burger


Apple Updates iWork, iMovie, and GarageBand With Refreshed Icons and Designs for macOS Big Sur

Following today's release of macOS Big Sur, Apple has updated a number of its apps to support the new operating system version and upcoming Apple Silicon Macs. Apple's suite of iWork apps is among the updates, with Pages, Numbers, and Keynotes all sporting refreshed icons and a "refined new design on ‌macOS Big Sur‌." Stability and performance improvements are also included. Alongside the updates on the Mac side, the iWork apps for iOS have seen minor updates for stability and performance imp...
Tags: Apple, Mac, Garageband, Iwork, Apple Silicon, Apple Silicon Macs Apple


First iPhone 12 Mini and iPhone 12 Pro Max Orders Arriving to Customers in New Zealand and Australia

It's already November 13 in Australia, New Zealand, and countries in Asia which means iPhone 12 mini and iPhone 12 Pro Max launch day has officially kicked off. Customers in New Zealand and Australia are always the first to get their hands on new devices due to time zone differences, and the ‌iPhone 12 Pro‌ Max and 12 mini are arriving to those who preordered on November 6. ‌iPhone 12‌ mini image via Instagram New devices photos and videos are popping up across the web on Instagram, Twitter...
Tags: Apple, Asia, Featured, Australia, New Zealand, North America, Max, Australia New Zealand, Apple Stores, Middle East Europe, Sarah Burnett, Iphone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, Instagram New, Instagram Twitter Reddit, Kirk Burgess


Apple Updates iWork and GarageBand With Refreshed Icons and Designs for macOS Big Sur

Following today's release of macOS Big Sur, Apple has updated a number of its apps to support the new operating system version and upcoming Apple Silicon Macs. Apple's suite of iWork apps is among the updates, with Pages, Numbers, and Keynotes all sporting refreshed icons and a "refined new design on ‌macOS Big Sur‌." Stability and performance improvements are also included. Alongside the updates on the Mac side, the iWork apps for iOS have seen minor updates for stability and performance imp...
Tags: Apple, Mac, Garageband, Iwork, Apple Silicon Macs Apple


“Privacy Nutrition Labels” in Apple’s App Store

Apple will start requiring standardized privacy labels for apps in its app store, starting in December: Apple allows data disclosure to be optional if all of the following conditions apply: if it’s not used for tracking, advertising or marketing; if it’s not shared with a data broker; if collection is infrequent, unrelated to the app’s primary function, and optional; and if the user chooses to provide the data in conjunction with clear disclosure, the user’s name or account name is prominently d...
Tags: Apple, Uncategorized, Carnegie Mellon University, Bruce Schneier


This leaked icon may show what Apple’s rumored over-ear headphones look like

The design is different than one we saw earlier this year.
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Google Photos hooked users with free unlimited storage. Now that's changing

Google will restrict free usage of a very popular service.
Tags: Google, Cnn, Google Photos


iOS 14.3 Icon Hints at AirPods Studio Design

An icon in the iOS 14.3 beta that was briefly released this afternoon before being pulled could reveal the design of the upcoming AirPods Studio headphones. Found by MacRumors contributor Steve Moser and also highlighted by 9to5Mac, the icon is simple in design but does not depict a current headphone design used by Apple. The icon has deep oval shaped ear cups and what appears to be a padded band, and it is similar to leaked images that allegedly depict the ‌AirPods Studio‌. A mockup of wha...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Hawkeye, MacRumors, Steve Moser, AirPods Studio


Apple Swears Up and Down That Touchscreen Macs Aren't Happening, Which, Sure

When Apple announced macOS Big Sur earlier this year with its big iOS-inspired icons, revamped menus, and its own version of Control Center, I along with a lot of other folks thought for sure that Apple’s next macOS update was paving the way for the long-awaited arrival of a touchscreen MacBook. However, according to…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Science, Laptops, Macs, Consumer Tech, Control Center, Big Sur, Macbooks, macOS, Apple Still Saying No To Touchscreen Macbooks


Apple Silicon M1 Chip In MacBook Air Outperforms High-End 16-Inch MacBook Pro

The first benchmark of Apple's M1 chip shows that the multi-core performance of the new MacBook Air with 8GB RAM beats out all of the 2019 16-inch MacBook Pro models, including the 10th-generation high-end 2.4GHz Intel Core i9 model. "That high-end 16-inch MacBook Pro earned a single-core score of 1096 and a multi-core score of 6870," reports MacRumors. The MacBook Air with M1 chip and 8GB RAM features a single-core score of 1687 and a multi-core score of 7433. From the report: Though the M1 chi...
Tags: Apple, Mac, Tech, MacBook Air, Gpu, Macbook Pro, Geekbench, Intel Core


Apple drops macOS Big Sur on the world – and it arrives with a thud, sound of breaking glass, sirens in the distance...

Server problems mar operating system version 11 rollout Apple on Thursday released macOS Big Sur, the latest iteration of its desktop operating system. Designed to support the iPhone giant's new line of Apple Silicon devices, scheduled to ship next week, the operating system upgrade didn't quite go as planned.…
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Daily Crunch: Apple releases macOS Big Sur

The latest Mac operating system arrives, Amazon faces a lawsuit over PPE and Disney+ turns one. This is your Daily Crunch for November 12, 2020. The big story: Apple releases macOS Big Sur This update, which was first announced five months ago at WWDC, includes a number of design changes that continue to blur the line between macOS and iOS. One of the big additions is the Control Center, an iOS/iPadOS feature that presents a translucent pane down the right side of the screen. Meanwhile, Saf...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, TC, Facebook, California, New York City, Disney, Tech, L'oreal, Menlo Security, Control Center, Nana, Brian Heater, Daily Crunch, Amir Ben Efraim


PayPal Now Lets All US Users Buy, Sell and Hold Cryptocurrency

It was teased last month, and now it's official: PayPal is bringing its newly-announced support for cryptocurrency to all US accounts. Engadget reports: PayPal says all eligible users can start buying, selling and holding bitcoin, litecoin, ethereum and bitcoin cash. Beginning next year, PayPal also plans to bring cryptocurrency into Venmo and will allow users to pay merchants with their cryptocurrency holdings (the digital currency will be converted to fiat currency). The company hasn't detaile...
Tags: US, Tech, Paypal, Venmo, Engadget, PayPal Now Lets All US Users Buy Sell



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