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12 Great Alberta Hikes You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

Looking for some new Alberta hikes that not everyone knows about? Over the years, I have explored some of the less well-known areas of the province and discovered numerous hikes that aren’t very popular – yet. On some, I’ve barely seen a soul and on others there’s been moderate traffic. While a couple of these Alberta hikes aren’t as drop-dead gorgeous as the popular ones you’ll find in the Lake Louise area or even Kananaskis Country, they’re still worthy of your time. Several of these Alberta...
Tags: Travel, Google, Hiking, Canada, Dyson, ANN, Alberta, Calgary, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Icefields Parkway, Collett, Kananaskis, North Saskatchewan River, Yellowhead Highway, Red Deer


Firefox To Ship 'Network Partitioning' As a New Anti-Tracking Defense

An anonymous reader quotes a report from ZDNet: Firefox 85, scheduled to be released next month, in January 2021, will ship with a feature named Network Partitioning as a new form of anti-tracking protection. The feature is based on "Client-Side Storage Partitioning," a new standard currently being developed by the World Wide Web Consortium's Privacy Community Group. "Network Partitioning is highly technical, but to simplify it somewhat; your browser has many ways it can save data from websites,...
Tags: Firefox, Tech, Css, Edwards, Zdnet, Zach Edwards, Firefox To Ship Network Partitioning, Privacy Community Group Network Partitioning


How To Start A Medical Tourism Business

Are you an entrepreneur who needs fresh ideas for a startup company? A recent report shows that about 100 million new businesses are launched globally every year, according to GEM Global Report. Medical tourism provides patients the ability to leave their city, state, or nation to receive medical care. The process of launching a health tourism business is probably much easier than you expected. It starts with knowing the basics, like what a “facilitator” is all about. I’d like to share some hel...
Tags: Google, Startups, Europe, Resources, India, Spain, Turkey, United States, Costa Rica, Irs, JCI, Joint Commission International JCI, Starting A Business, Medical Tourism, Hungary Philippines


Google, Facebook Agreed to Team Up Against Possible Antitrust Action, Draft Lawsuit Says

Facebook and Google agreed to “cooperate and assist one another” if they ever faced an investigation into their pact to work together in...
Tags: Google, Facebook


Apple announces ambitious plan to produce electric cars by 2024: report

Watch out, Detroit — tech giant Apple is putting its plans for a self-driving electric car into high gear.
Tags: Apple, Detroit


Australia wants Google to jump higher and sweat before it can buy Fitbit

Ad giant’s promise to play nice with other exercise gadgets accepted in Brussels, deferred down under Australia’s picked a third fight with Google, this time telling it to jump higher if it wants to buy Fitbit.…
Tags: Google, Australia, Software, Brussels


Apple reportedly aiming to build electric car for 2024 launch

Apple appears to be revving up Project Titan again after a report suggested the firm is looking to launch an electric vehicle with autonomous features in 2024.
Tags: Apple, News, Cars, Trends, Autonomous Cars, Electric Cars, Ev, Project Titan, Breaking Twitter


Apple plans self-driving car 'in 2024 with next-level battery technology'

It has been a bumpy ride for Apple’s Project Titan, but sources suggest a passenger vehicle may not be far offApple is moving forward with self-driving car technology and is targeting 2024 to produce a passenger vehicle that could include its own battery technology, people familiar with the matter told Reuters.The iPhone maker’s automotive efforts, known as Project Titan, have proceeded unevenly since 2014 when it first started to design its own vehicle from scratch. At one point, Apple scaled b...
Tags: Apple, Technology, Tesla, Self-driving Cars, Reuters, Doug Field


Elon Musk Says Tesla's Full Self-Driving Subscription Arrives In Early 2021

Yesterday, Elon Musk told Twitter followers that Tesla's Full Self-Driving subscription rollout will arrive "early next year." Engadget reports: In theory, you could add the autonomous (currently semi-autonomous) features without a steep up-front cost in a matter of months. You might not want to plan your schedule around that timetable. Tesla previously hoped to offer a Full Self-Driving subscription by the end of 2020, and that's clearly not happening. Whenever the monthly plan arrives, it cou...
Tags: Twitter, Elon Musk, Tech, Tesla, Engadget, Elon Musk Says Tesla


Fired COVID-19 Data Manager Rebekah Jones Sues FDLE Over Raid On Her Home

Former Department of Health data manager Rebekah Jones has filed a lawsuit (PDF) against the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, saying the Dec. 7 morning raid on her house was a "sham" to retaliate against her for not altering COVID-19 data. Tallahassee.com reports: Jones was fired in May for failing to change COVID-19 data, and soon launched her own online data dashboard. Gov. Ron DeSantis said her firing was because she disobeyed superiors; she said it was because she wouldn't alter data t...
Tags: Florida, America, Tech, Jones, Tallahassee, Florida Department of Law Enforcement, FDLE, Ron DeSantis, Rick Johnson, Swearingen, Rick Swearingen, Rebekah Jones, Former Department of Health, Leon County Circuit Civil Court Jones


US government hack compromised dozens of treasury email accounts, senator says

Breach blamed on Russia saw hackers gain access to systems used by top department officials, says Ron WydenDozens of email accounts at the treasury department were compromised in a massive breach of US government agencies being blamed on Russia, with hackers breaking into systems used by the department’s highest-ranking officials, a senator said Monday after being briefed on the matter.Senator Ron Wyden, of Oregon, provided new details of the hack following a briefing to the Senate finance commi...
Tags: Technology, Oregon, Senate, Russia, US, World news, US news, Hacking, Ron Wyden, The IRS, Trump Administration, Ron WydenDozens


Apple is Trying to Launch a Self-Driving Electric Car in 2024

Apple is trying to create a self-driving electric car in 2024. There are claims they will have breakthrough battery technology. Apple’s electric car effort is called Project Titan and the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Report: The ‘Apple Car’ is still alive, and it may arrive in 2024

Remember when rumblings about an ‘Apple Car‘ were so common, it seemed all but certain a futuristic vehicle from Cupertino was imminent? Tim Cook went so far as to confirm the company was working on self-driving tech in 2017. But then reports mostly went silent, culminating with Apple laying off 190 employees working on the vehicle in 2019. It now appears the vehicle, codenamed Project Titan, is back on. According to a report by Reuters, Apple is aiming to begin producing its car in 2024. Key to...
Tags: Apple, Startups, Tim Cook, Cupertino, Insider, Reuters Apple, Plugged


YouTube Class Action: Same IP Address Used To Upload 'Pirate' Movies and File DMCA Notices

An anonymous reader quotes a report from TorrentFreak: YouTube says it has found a "smoking gun" to prove that a class-action lawsuit filed by Grammy award-winning musician Maria Schneider and Pirate Monitor Ltd was filed in bad faith. According to the Google-owned platform, the same IP address used to upload 'pirate' movies to the platform also sent DMCA notices targeting the same batch of content. In a motion to dismiss filed in November, Pirate Monitor said YouTube had provided no "hard evi...
Tags: Google, Youtube, Tech, Hungary, Pakistan, Dmca, Maria Schneider, Pirate Monitor Ltd


Taiwan’s Wistron says iPhone factory riot won’t cause significant impact to its business

Dodges reports alleging Apple has put it on probation Taiwanese tech manufacturing concern Wistron has issued a stock market announcement in which it tries to hose down reports that Apple has put it in the naughty corner and shrugged off the riot at its Indian iPhone factory.…
Tags: Apple, Taiwan, Software, Wistron


Apple Reportedly Aiming to Launch Self-Driving Cars By 2024

Apple Inc. is joining the self-driving car game.Read more...
Tags: Apple, Science, Technology, Battery, Apple Inc, Self Driving Car, Company, Passenger Vehicle


Physical Addresses of 270K Ledger Owners Leaked On Hacker Forum

A threat actor has leaked the stolen email and mailing addresses for Ledger cryptocurrency wallet users on a hacker forum for free. BleepingComputer reports: Ledger is a hardware cryptocurrency wallet that is used to store, manage, and sell cryptocurrency. The funds held in these wallets are secured using a 24-word recovery phrase and an optional secret passphrase that only the owner knows. In June 2020, Ledger suffered a data breach after a website vulnerability allowed threat actors to access ...
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ISO - President's Choice 'The Decadent' Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

ISO - President's Choice 'The Decadent' Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe Submitted by PwrSrg on December 21, 2020 - 4:31pm. I have been searching for the President's Choice 'The Decadent' Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe for YEARS, and still haven't found it.  I have searched Google up and down many, many times and have had no luck.Can anyone help me??
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Daily Crunch: Stimulus bill includes money for broadband and energy

We look at the tech implications of the new stimulus bill, Lockheed Martin makes a big rocket engine acquisition and Google Cloud expands. This is your Daily Crunch for December 21, 2020. The big story: Stimulus bill includes money for broadband and energy The $900 billion pandemic relief bill that lawmakers agreed on over the weekend includes a number of provisions that could have a significant impact on the tech industry. For one thing, it commits $7 billion to increase broadband access, inclu...
Tags: Google, London, Congress, Saudi Arabia, Tech, Earth, Policy, Ibm, Lockheed Martin, Bolt, Al Jazeera, Donald Trump, Huawei, Fintech, ZTE, Aerojet Rocketdyne


Peloton will spend $420 million to acquire Precor, known for making fitness equipment found in hotels, health clubs, and university gyms

Peloton will buy fitness equipment maker Precor for $420 million. Scott Heins/Getty Images Peloton will buy Precor, a commercial fitness equipment company, for $420 million. The deal is Peloton's largest to date, according to Bloomberg. Peloton sales increasing 172% in 2020, after gyms closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and more Americans invested in at-home fitness. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Peloton will acquire Precor, a hotel and university fitness equipment m...
Tags: Apple, US, Trends, Precor, Peloton, William Lynch, Allana Akhtar, Scott Heins Getty Images Peloton, Bloomberg Peloton


44 clever gifts from Amazon - all under $50, and many arriving before Christmas

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Wake up early and make mini heart-shaped waffles for a breakfast together. Amazon Great news: Affordable gifts can be just as useful and thoughtful as expensive gifts. Below are 44 presents that anyone will actually be excited to receive. You can get them all on Amazon and for less than $50. If you're looking for more gift ideas, check out all Insider Reviews gift guides.Sign up for Insider Reviews'...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Amazon, Gift Guide, California, US, Trends, Bbc, Gifts, Macbook, New York Times, North Carolina, National Geographic, Cvs, Kitchen Tools, Alexa


Stanford Algorithm Decided To Vaccinate Only Seven of Its Frontline COVID-19 Workers, Out of 5,000 Doses

An algorithm determining which Stanford Medicine employees would receive its 5,000 initial doses of the COVID-19 vaccine included just seven medical residents / fellows on the list, according to a December 17th letter sent from Stanford Medicine's chief resident council. The Verge reports: Stanford Medicine leadership has since apologized and promised to re-evaluate the plan. "We take complete responsibility for the errors in the execution of our vaccine distribution plan," a Stanford Medicine s...
Tags: Stanford, Tech, Npr, Stanford Medicine


Snoop Dogg’s Casa Verde Capital closes on $100 million as the cannabis industry bounces back

Casa Verde Capital, the investment fund co-founded by cannabis connoisseur Snoop Dogg (also known as Calvin Broadus), has closed on $100 million for its second investment fund, according to documents filed with the SEC. The fund, whose managing director, Karan Wadhera declined to comment for this article, has managed to raise more cash just as the market for cannabis-related products seems poised for another period of expansion. “What happened to the public perception of the cannabis industry...
Tags: TC, Congress, Montana, Tech, United States, South Dakota, New Jersey, Arizona, Venture Capital, Retail, Musicians, SEC, Biden, Calvin, Snoop Dogg, Securities And Exchange Commission


Google’s Aramco Deal Risks Irking Staff Over Oil, Politics - Bloomberg

Google’s Aramco Deal Risks Irking Staff Over Oil, Politics - Bloomberg Google will start selling its cloud-computing services in Saudi Arabia through a deal with oil producer Aramco, risking a backlash from staff who oppose doing business with the fossil fuel industry or regimes accused of human rights abuses.The partnership gives Alphabet Inc.’s Google regulatory clearance to set up what it calls a “cloud region” in the Kingdom, the companies said on Monday. Employees at Google have called on t...
Tags: Travel, Google, Saudi Arabia, Kingdom, Bloomberg, Aramco, Microsoft Corp, Bloomberg Google, Alphabet Inc, Amazon com Inc, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Google Cloud, Kurian, Thomas Kurian


Google, Cisco and VMware join Microsoft to oppose NSO Group in WhatsApp spyware case

A coalition of companies have filed an amicus brief in support of a legal case brought by WhatsApp against Israeli intelligence firm NSO Group, accusing the company of using an undisclosed vulnerability in the messaging app to hack into at least 1,400 devices, some of which were owned by journalists and human rights activists. NSO develops and sells governments access to its Pegasus spyware, allowing its nation-state customers to target and stealthily hack into the devices of its targets. Spywar...
Tags: Security, Microsoft, Privacy, Saudi Arabia, Government, Social Media, Tech, Spokesperson, Vulnerability, Whatsapp, Spyware, Software, Internet Association, Computing, United Arab Emirates, Ethiopia


The ‘Apple car’ chatter is back with new reports pointing to a 2024 launch date

The demise of the Apple car, the technology giant’s not-so-secret secret project, was perhaps overstated. Apple’s so-called Project Titan, which last year reduced the team by some 200 employees, is not only alive, it has plans to produce an electric passenger vehicle with “breakthrough battery technology” and automated vehicle technology by 2024, according to a report from Reuters. It’s unclear what the vehicle will look like, who will be the manufacturing partner or if the self-driving syste...
Tags: Apple, TC, Transportation, Tech, Tesla, Automotive, Alphabet, Reuters, Waymo, Doug Field, Tesla Field, Economic Daily Times


As 2020 ends, new unicorn formation continues to impress

Here in the final few working days of 2020, a surprising number of new unicorns have come to light. The mad scramble that investors are seeing in seed-stage startups appears to be reflected across the later stages as well. That deal-making is still alive is not a surprise, but the cadence at which the market is crowning new unicorns is slightly startling, given the time of year. I’ve given up expecting a slowdown in venture capital, but I did anticipate some deceleration in huge rounds and resul...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Tech, Atlantic, Boom, Bolt, Ironclad, The Exchange, Zenoti, WestCap, Ryan Breslow


Apple Targets Car Production By 2024 and Eyes 'Next Level' Battery Technology

According to Reuters, Apple is moving forward with self-driving car technology and is targeting 2024 to produce a passenger vehicle that could include its own breakthrough battery technology. From the report: The iPhone maker's automotive efforts, known as Project Titan, have proceeded unevenly since 2014 when it first started to design its own vehicle from scratch. At one point, Apple drew back the effort to focus on software and reassessed its goals. Doug Field, an Apple veteran who had worked...
Tags: Apple, Tech, Reuters Apple, Alphabet Inc, LFP, Tesla Inc, Waymo, Doug Field


23 last-minute cookbook gifts for every type of home cook

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon; Crystal Cox/Gilbert Espinoza/Business Insider One of the best gifts for any home cook is a new cookbook that will inspire creativity in the kitchen. Cookbooks also make an easy last-minute gift; nearly all our picks are available with two-day Prime shipping from Amazon. Here are some of our favorite cookbooks to give this year, including "The Pepper Thai Cookbook," "New World Sourdough," an...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Amazon, Kitchen, Cooking, Gift Guide, Texas, London, Instagram, France, White House, China, New York City, Jerusalem, America, Trends


The Boeing 737 Max returns to US skies next week with American Airlines - here's how to tell if you're flying on one

Boeing test pilot Jim Webb gives a thumbs-up from the cockpit of a 737 MAX 7 at Boeing Field, on March 16, 2018 in Seattle, Washington, after completing the plane's first flight. Stephen Brashear/Getty Images The Boeing 737 Max will begin flying paying customers again in the US on December 29 in service with American Airlines and later with United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, and Southwest Airlines.  Flyers can tell if they're on a Max by looking at markings on the plane, the size of the...
Tags: Google, New York, Mexico, US, Trends, Canada, Alaska, US Senate, Miami, Airlines, Jim Webb, Boeing, United, Southwest Airlines, Federal Aviation Administration, Max



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