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A New Breakthrough In Tape Storage Could Squeeze 580 TB Onto a Single Cartridge

Cramming a full terabyte of storage onto a microSD card the size of a baby fingernail is a remarkable feat, but when it comes to cost and reliability, magnetic tape is still the preferred method for archiving data for decades. And even as hard drives continue to swell in size, magnetic tape storage still holds a solid…Read more...
Tags: Gadgets, Science, Storage, Tech, Research, Ibm, Fujifilm, Consumer Tech, IBM Research, Strontium Ferrite, Tape Drives


The Most Effective Marketing Channels for Your Business in 2021

How to best win new customers, keep them engaged, and see a healthy ROI – that’s the ongoing quest in any marketing strategy. Staying in touch is fundamental. Your business keeps in touch by dropping in on ”your people” through marketing and advertising channels. These actions include buying an ad, creating content, sending emails, luring them back with a new offer, etc. You keep the conversation flowing by meeting them where they are – both with digital marketing channels and those off...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Utah, Business, Marketing, Sales, Ppc, Interactive Advertising Bureau IAB, Blog & Grow, Facebook PPC, Marketing Channels, PPC PPC, Luke Heinecke, Effective Marketing Channels, Content Marketing SEO Display advertising Facebook, Word of Mouth A Neilsen


Google is reportedly about to get hit this week with a second major antitrust lawsuit - this time from states accusing the company of designing its search engine to hurt rivals

CEO Sundar Pichai speaks during the presentation of new Google hardware in San Francisco. REUTERS/Beck Diefenbach A bipartisan group of state attorneys general is planning to file an antitrust lawsuit against Google this week, Politico reported on Tuesday evening. The suit is expected to accuse Google of designing its search engine to favor its own specialized search products over the specialized search tools of competitors, according to Politico. This latest legal challenge follows a rece...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Politics, News, Enterprise, Instagram, Colorado, California, Politico, US, San Francisco, Trends, Markets, Washington Dc, Arizona


Apple's M1 MacBook Air smashes Windows on ARM in new benchmarks

A benchmark test published on Tuesday shows a massive performance gap between Mac computers powered by Apple's M1 chip and Windows on...
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Google told BGP to forget its Euro-cloud, after first writing bad access control lists

84-minute brownout and eight-hour VPN vanishment caused by update that left systems unable to access config files Google has explained how it took a big slab of its Euro-cloud offline last week, and as usual the problem was of its own making.…
Tags: Google, Software


Twitter to Shutter Stand-Alone Periscope Videostreaming App by March

Down, Periscope: Twitter will pull the plug on its stand-alone videostreaming application by March 2021. The social network acquired Periscope in March 2015 and almost immediately rolled out an iOS version of the app. Mobile app intelligence provider Sensor Tower said Periscope had been installed over 101 million times worldwide via Google Play and the...
Tags: Google, Advertising, Periscope, Platforms, Social Pro Daily


Covid Vaccination in India: This is how Indian Govt Plans to Vaccinate Everyone

“Everyone will get the (Covid) vaccine” – announced Indian government As the country prepares for a mega Covid-19 vaccination drive in the coming months, the government has chalked out a roadmap to roll out the Covid-19 vaccine and this is nothing but a big audacious project. Here are some numbers: 29,000 cold chain points 240 walk-in coolers 70 walk-in freezers 45,000 ice-lined refrigerators 41,000 deep freezers, and 300 solar refrigerators will be used for vaccine storage. ...
Tags: Business, India, Tech


Six Keys To Activating The Jobs-To-Be-Done Theory

Nine of the ten most valuable companies in America can trace their greatness to reconceiving a market’s boundaries. From ExxonMobil to Apple to Wal-Mart, these firms expanded markets that others saw as static. How can companies in today’s economy – seemingly hemmed in on all sides by hyper-competitive markets – break into new ground? The wrong place to start is by asking customers what they want. Overwhelmingly, customers will answer based on how a market exists today. As Henry Ford reputedly...
Tags: Apple, America, ExxonMobil, Henry Ford, Branding, Disney World, Christensen, Wal Mart, Clayton Christensen, Harvard Business School, Brand Innovation, Blake Project Can Help You Create


‘Servant’ Season 3 Ordered By Apple TV+ Ahead of Season 2

Servant season 2 hasn’t dropped yet, but Apple TV+ has already gone ahead and ordered season 3. The creepy M. Night Shyamalan-produced series created by Tony Basgallop and follows a mysterious couple who hire a mysterious nanny – everything is very mysterious in this show. Season 1 ended with a bit of a cliffhanger, and with this renewal news, it’s probably safe to assume season 2 will as well. I feel so lucky to announce @AppleTV is renewing #Servant for a season 3 before S2 even airs! App...
Tags: Apple, Television, Movies, Horror, Apple TV, Philadelphia, Dorothy, Turner, Jericho, Sean, Shyamalan, Leanne, Servant, M.-Night-Shyamalan, Tony Basgallop, Night Shyamalan


Twitter Is Shutting Down Its Periscope Apps

Twitter has announced that it'll be shutting down Periscope as a service, with the company set to discontinue the Periscope applications by March 2021. The Verge reports: Twitter will, however, continue to offer live video streaming through its integrated Twitter Live feature within the main Twitter app. "The Periscope app is in an unsustainable maintenance-mode state, and has been for a while," the company explained in a blog post. "Over the past couple of years, we've seen declining usage and ...
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New Google Antitrust Lawsuit Could Be Filed As Soon As Thursday

A coalition of states is reportedly readying a new antitrust lawsuit against Google that will claim that the company changed its search infrastructure to the disadvantage of certain rivals that offer specialized search results.Read more...
Tags: Google, Science, Search, Justice Department, Company, Antitrust Lawsuit


Intel Report Shows Tech Companies Still Struggle With Diversity

Intel became the latest tech company to report diversity statistics Tuesday, sharing a mixed bag of annual numbers that included small gains in some areas, relatively flat numbers of Black employees and a decline in female representation in the U.S. Axios reports: Women made up a bit more than a quarter of Intel's employee headcount, seeing a tiny drop in the U.S. compared to last year and a similarly minuscule increase over the same period for Intel's total global workforce. The percentage of u...
Tags: Tech, Intel, Dawn Jones, U S Axios, Axios Intel


This VC introduced Palantir’s first business hire to its earliest engineer, then his business took off

You might not know yet of XYZ Venture Capital, a four-year-old, Bay Area-based seed-stage venture firm, but many veterans of Palantir are surely aware of it. XYZ says it has already backed 22 startups whose founders came out of the data analysis company, including most notably, Anduril, Lucky Palmer’s defense tech startup. In fact, the founder of XYZ, Ross Fubini, says his firm wrote Anduril its first check. It all dates back to a key introduction. Fubini is a Carnegie Mellon grad who cofounded ...
Tags: TC, Tech, Atlanta, Bill Gates, Palmer, Oakland, Palantir, Ross, Sap, Hamilton, Mitch Kapor, Carnegie Mellon, Kapor Capital, Bay Area, XYZ, Canaan Partners


2021 Lexus IS Review: Sporty & Luxurious But Should You Buy It?

2021 Lexus IS Exterior Styling 87 Interior Layout 82 Driving Dynamics 94 Connectivity Features 65 Everyday Functionality 70 Pros Fuel Economy Ride & Handling All-Wheel Drive Option Cons Small Backseat Remote Touchpad Infotainment Touchscreen 80 {"@context": "http://schema.org/", "@type": "Organization", "name": "2021 Lexus IS","image": [ "https://www.automoblog.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/2021-Lexus-IS-350...
Tags: Apple, Japan, Lexus, Autos, Detroit Lions, Michigan, Epa, Bmw, Audi, Detroit, Detroit Tigers, Android Auto, Cadillac, Mercedes Benz, Akio Toyoda, Toyoda


Hands-On With the AirPods Max

Today is the official launch day for the AirPods Max, Apple's newest headphones in the AirPods family. ‌AirPods Max‌ are a little bit controversial because of the high price, so we picked up a pair to see what you're getting for that $549 price tag. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. ‌AirPods Max‌ have aluminum ear cups that are cool to the touch with mesh padded ear cushions and a mesh headband. Design wise, the headphones look and feel premium when it comes to ...
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Plastic Pipes Are Polluting Drinking Water Systems After Wildfires

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Conversation: When wildfires swept through the hills near Santa Cruz, California, in 2020, they released toxic chemicals into the water supplies of at least two communities. One sample found benzene, a carcinogen, at 40 times the state's drinking water standard. Our testing has now confirmed a source of these chemicals, and it's clear that wildfires aren't the only blazes that put drinking water systems at risk. In a new study, we heated plastic water...
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ClickUp hits $1 billion valuation in $100M Series B raise

Just six month after raising its first bit of outside funding, ClickUp has closed $100 million in new funding and has reached a $1 billion valuation, a report in Bloomberg first reported. The company has seen plenty of growth in the past several months to justify that new unicorn status, including doubling the amount of users to 2 million. In a press release the company also detailed it had grown revenue nine times over since the beginning of the year. This latest $100 million round was led b...
Tags: Android, TC, Tech, Bloomberg, Ceo, Software, Evans, Productivity Software, Craft Ventures, Zeb Evans, ClickUp


Walmart Will Use Fully Driverless Trucks To Make Deliveries In 2021

Starting in 2021, Walmart will use fully autonomous box trucks to make deliveries in Arkansas without any safety drivers in the vehicles. The Verge reports: The big-box retailer has been working with a startup called Gatik on a delivery pilot for 18 months. Gatik, which is based in Palo Alto and Toronto, outfitted several multitemperature box trucks with sensors and software to enable autonomous driving. Since last year, those trucks have been operating on a two-mile route between a "dark store"...
Tags: Toronto, Tech, Walmart, Palo Alto, Arkansas, New Orleans, Louisiana, Bentonville Arkansas, Walmart Supercenter, Metairie Louisiana


When will virtual reality take off? The $100 bet.

About four years ago, Professor Daniel Lemire and I made a $100 bet on how quickly virtual reality would reach a broad, mainstream market. Specifically, my side of the bet was, "Virtual reality hardware (not counting cardboard) will not sell more than 10M units/year worldwide before March 2019." He bet that it would. In early 2020, we decided to wait settle the bet because it looked like there was some chance VR would reach 10M units/year in 2020. Because of COVID and people looking for entertai...
Tags: Google, Wikipedia, International Space Station, HoloLens, Greg Linden, Daniel, Barron, Microsoft Sony, Daniel Lemire, Alyx, Chris Pruett


Daily Crunch: Goodbye, Periscope

Periscope is shutting down, Samsung has plans for more foldable devices and Airbnb sets new diversity goals. This is your Daily Crunch for December 15, 2020. The big story: Goodbye, Periscope It’s official: Twitter -owned live-streaming app Periscope is shutting down by March of next year. That’s not hugely surprising, both because Jane Manchun Wong spotted some app code suggesting that a shutdown could be coming and also because … when was the last time you thought about Periscope? In an op...
Tags: Social, Twitter, Samsung, Tech, Service, Airbnb, Periscope, Nintendo Switch, Zoox, Jane Manchun Wong, Daily Crunch, Chaos Engineering


Wish reportedly prices IPO at $24 per share, will raise $1.1 billion at a valuation of $17 billion

Peter Szulczewski/Facebook Wish parent company ContextLogic priced its shares at $24 each on Tuesday ahead of its IPO, Bloomberg first reported.That's at the top end of Wish's previously expected IPO pricing range of $22 to $24 per share.The offering is expected to raise $1.1 billion in funds for Wish, giving the e-commerce platform a valuation of $17 billion on a fully diluted basis, according to Bloomberg.Wish will trade on the Nasdaq exchange under the ticker symbol "WISH."Visit the Bus...
Tags: Google, Ecommerce, Finance, Ipo, US, San Francisco, Trends, Markets, Bloomberg, Trading, Stocks, Stock Market, Nasdaq, General Atlantic, Brexit, Wish


Google says Gmail working again after 'significant' number of users experienced issues during the company's second service disruption in 2 days

Alexey Boldin/Shutterstock Google resolved an issue with Gmail after a "significant subset of users" experienced problems with the email service on Tuesday, the company said. Although users were still able to access Gmail during the outage, Google said, users saw error messages, lags, and 'unexpected behavior.'  On Tuesday evening, DownDetector received over 16,000 reports that users were having problems with Gmail.  The service issue is Google's second in two days. Yesterday, an outage t...
Tags: Google, News, Gmail, Trends, Outage, Tech Insider, YouTube Gmail, ET Business Insider, Google Maps YouTube, Alexey Boldin Shutterstock Google, Isabella Jibilian Tyler Sonnemaker


Don’t Miss This! Songwriter of the Year- Taylor Swift’s Exclusive In-Depth Interview with Apple Music!! Tonight!! 5 PM PT

DON’T MISS SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR TAYLOR SWIFT’S EXCLUSIVE IN-DEPTH INTERVIEW WITH APPLE MUSIC and Jimmy Kimmel!   Stream begins tonight, Tuesday, December 15 at 5 pm PT on Apple Music, Apple Music TV, or the Apple TV® app     Tonight, Taylor Swift joins host Zane Lowe on Apple Music to discuss this year’s […] The post Don't Miss This! Songwriter of the Year- Taylor Swift's Exclusive In-Depth Interview with Apple Music!! Tonight!! 5 PM PT first appeared on LA-Story.com.
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Google says Gmail should be restored shortly after users had problems during the company's second service disruption in 2 days

Alexey Boldin/Shutterstock Google said it expects to resolve Gmail issues by 4:00 p.m. PT after a "significant subset of users" experienced problems with the email service on Tuesday, according to Google. Although users can access Gmail, Google said, users saw error messages, lags, and 'unexpected behavior.'  On Tuesday evening, DownDetector received over 16,000 reports that users were having problems with Gmail.  The service issue is Google's second in two days. Yesterday, an outage took...
Tags: Google, News, Gmail, Trends, Outage, Gmail Google, Tech Insider, YouTube Gmail, ET Business Insider, Google Maps YouTube, Alexey Boldin Shutterstock Google, Isabella Jibilian Tyler Sonnemaker


Revolut launches mid-tier subscription plan

Fintech startup Revolut is tweaking its subscription plans with a new mid-tier offering called Revolut Plus — it costs £2.99 per month. Like N26 Smart and Monzo Plus, the new plan is a pandemic-proof package that doesn’t focus as much on travel. For the past couple of years, challenger banks and alternatives to traditional bank accounts have been packaging additional services into paid plans. Essentially, those fintech startups are slowly becoming freemium software-as-a-service companies. The...
Tags: Startups, TC, Europe, Metal, Finance, Tech, Fintech, Revolut, Challenger Bank, Neobank, European Economic Area Monzo


French and Russian Trolls Wrestle For Influence In Africa, Facebook Says

Rival French and Russian disinformation campaigns have sought to deceive and influence Internet users in the Central African Republic ahead of an election later this month, Facebook said on Tuesday. Reuters reports: Facebook said it was the first time it had seen foreign influence operations directly engage on its platforms, with fake accounts denouncing each other as "fake news." The company said it had suspended three networks totaling almost 500 accounts and pages for so-called "coordinated i...
Tags: Facebook, Russia, Tech, Moscow, Sudan, Central African Republic, Reuters, Ben Nimmo, Russian Internet Research Agency, Graphika, Africa Facebook Says, Evgeny Prigozhin France, Africa Paris, Algeria Cameroon Libya


Gmail suffers another outage

Google suffered its second outage in as many days, with its email service Gmail going down on Tuesday for more than two hours.
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Gmail experiencing disruption globally, Google confirms

No, it's not just you. Google has confirmed that Gmail is currently experiencing issues, with users around the world affected.
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Pinterest’s $22.5M settlement highlights tech’s inequities, say former employees who alleged discrimination

When Ifeoma Ozoma and Aerica Shimizu Banks, formerly of Pinterest’s policy team, alleged racial and gender discrimination at Pinterest in June, the hope was for Pinterest to make them whole and address its culture of alleged discrimination, Ozoma told TechCrunch. But that’s not what happened. Just two months later, former Pinterest COO Françoise Brougher sued Pinterest, alleging gender discrimination, which yesterday resulted in a $22.5 million settlement. As part of the settlement, Pinterest...
Tags: Google, TC, Pinterest, Banks, America, Tech, Diversity, Ben Silbermann, Francoise, Brougher, Timnit Gebru, Ifeoma Ozoma, Aerica Shimizu Banks, Ozoma, Andrea Wishom, In October Pinterest


Google Home Max smart speaker moves into retirement

Google is discontinuing its Home Max smart speaker. The connected speaker is no longer in stock, and Google reportedly has no plans to bring it back.
Tags: Google, Trends, Home Theater, Google Home Max



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