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DraftKings Now Allows Betting on Drone Races in Certain States

So far, 21st-century tech hasn’t quite lived up to all that sci-fi tropes promised. But while everyone may not have flying cars or their own holodeck yet, you can now bet on drone races from your phone in certain states, and I think that’s pretty dang futuristic. Read more...
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Linux Mint 20.1 Long-term Support Release Is Out

Thelasko quotes gHacks: Linux Mint 20.1 is now available. The first stable release of Linux Mint in 2021 is available in the three flavors Cinnamon, MATE and Xfce. The new version of the Linux distribution is based on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS and Linux kernel 5.4... - Linux Mint 20.1 comes with a unified file system that sees certain directories being merged with their counterparts in /usr, e.g. /bin merged with /usr/bin, /lib merged with /usr/lib for compatibility purposes... - The developers hav...
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Amazon is removing Parler from its web hosting service, meaning the platform will go offline Sunday if it can't find another host

OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images Amazon is removing the fast-growing social media network Parler from its web hosting service, according to an email obtained by BuzzFeed News. Amazon confirmed the authenticity of the letter to Insider. Amazon Web Services said Parler violated its terms of service due to an increase in violent content shared on the website. Unless Parler is able to find an alternative hosting platform, the website will go offline Sunday night. The move comes after Goo...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Buzzfeed, Trends, Social Media, Silicon Valley, Donald Trump, Amazon Web Services, Trump, Amazon Google, US Capitol, Tech Insider, Olivier Douliery, Parler, GETTY IMAGES Amazon


Apple suspends Parler from its App Store while Amazon will shut off web hosting service over violence threats

Apple suspended the Parler social media app from its App Store saying there's "no place on our platform for threats of violence and illegal activity."         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Parler CEO denounces ‘coordinated attack’ by Big Tech as Amazon prepares to pull plug on its servers

Amazon is preparing to pull the plug on Parler, suspending it from web hosting services, after Apple and Google banned the app from...
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Parler booted by Amazon, Apple and Google, and may have to go offline temporarily

Parler, the alternative social media platform favored by conservatives, now finds itself virtually homeless on the internet as Amazon, Apple and Google have all booted it from their platforms in a span of a little more than 24 hours.
Tags: Google, News, Stories, Amazon Apple


Parler Booted Off Amazon's AWS Hosting Service, Suspended by Apple

"Apple has suspended Parler until the makers of the app solve its content moderation challenges," reports Forbes, citing a statement from Apple saying "there is no place on our platform for threats of violence and illegal activity. Parler has not taken adequate measures to address the proliferation of these threats..." Meanwhile, BuzzFeed News reports: Amazon notified Parler that it would be cutting off the social network favored by conservatives and extremists from its cloud hosting service ...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Tech, Bloomberg, Aws, Amazon Web Services, Forbes, BuzzFeed News, Amazon com Inc, Parler, Amy Peikoff


Get an unlocked iPhone 11 Pro for just $900

When happy revelers unwrapped a brand new smartphone under the Christmas tree last month, which model do you think was most often beaming back at those delighted giftees? If you thought it was likely the new flagship of the Apple iPhone fleet, the iPhone 12, you'd be incorrect. — Read the rest
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Parler has now been booted by Amazon, Apple and Google, and it may have to go offline temporarily

Parler, the alternative social media platform favored by conservatives, now finds itself virtually homeless on the internet as Amazon, Apple and Google have all booted it from their platforms in a span of a little more than 24 hours.
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Parler has now been booted by Amazon, Apple and Google

Parler, the alternative social media platform favored by conservatives, now finds itself virtually homeless on the internet as Amazon, Apple and Google have all booted it from their platforms in a span of a little more than 24 hours. Amazon will remove Parler from its cloud hosting service, Amazon Web Services, Sunday evening, effectively kicking it off of the public Internet after mounting pressure from the public and Amazon employees.
Tags: Google, Amazon, Cnn, Amazon Web Services, Amazon Apple, Parler


Amazon Web Services gives Parler 24-hour notice that it will suspend services to the company

Parler is at risk of disappearing, just as the social media network popular among conservatives was reaching new heights of popularity in the wake of President Donald Trump’s ban from all major tech social platforms. Amazon Web Services, which provides backend cloud services, has informed Parler that it intends to cut ties with the company in the next 24 hours, according to a report in BuzzFeed News. Parler’s application is built on top of AWS infrastructure, services that are critical for...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, TC, Washington, Government, Tech, Policy, Washington Dc, Aws, Republican, Donald Trump, Wood, Amazon Web Services, Trump, Mike Pence


YouTube Kicks Steve Bannon’s War Room Podcast Off the Platform

Banning, it seems, is in this week. Google and Apple have kicked out social media app Parler from their app stores; Reddit has banned r/donaldtrump, the unofficial subreddit dedicated to President Donald Trump; and Twitter has banned the president himself, as well as other high-profile supporters of the QAnon…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Google, Twitter, Science, Podcasts, Youtube, Social Media, Reddit, Donald Trump, Steve Bannon, Content Moderation


Apple has banned Parler from its app store for failing to remove content that promotes violence

Apple and Google have both banned Parler from their app stores. OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images Apple has banned the social media app Parler from the App Store for failing to remove content that promotes violence. "Parler has not taken adequate measures to address the proliferation of these threats to people's safety," Apple said in a statement. The move comes one day after Google banned the fast-growing app from its store for similar reasons. Visit Business Insider's homepage for mo...
Tags: Apple, Google, Politics, US, Trends, Social Media, New York Times, Silicon Valley, Play Store, App Store, Donald Trump, Trump, US Capitol, Tech Insider, Getty Images Apple, Olivier Douliery


NVIDIA Fixes High Severity Flaws Affecting Windows, Linux devices

Bleeping Computer reports: NVIDIA has released security updates to address six security vulnerabilities found in Windows and Linux GPU display drivers, as well as ten additional flaws affecting the NVIDIA Virtual GPU (vGPU) management software. The vulnerabilities expose Windows and Linux machines to attacks leading to denial of service, escalation of privileges, data tampering, or information disclosure. All these security bugs require local user access, which means that potential attackers ...
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Capitol riot live updates: Air Force veteran fired after reported participation; Apple suspends Parler from App Store

More rioters who stormed the U.S. Capitol arrested and charged. Trump banned from Twitter. Latest Capitol riots news.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Apple, Usa, News, Air Force, Usa Today, Trump, U S Capitol, Twitter Latest Capitol


In Major Blow, Amazon’s Web-Hosting Service Booting Right-Wing Parler Off The Internet

"There's no place on our platform for threats of violence and illegal activity," Apple said as it booted Parler.
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In Major Blow, Amazon’s Web-Hosting Service Boots Right-Wing Parler Off The Internet

"There's no place on our platform for threats of violence and illegal activity," Apple said as it booted Parler.
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Apple Joins Google To Cut Off Right-Wing Parler, A Favorite Of Extremist Trump Backers

"There's no place on our platform for threats of violence and illegal activity," Apple said as it booted Parler.
Tags: Apple, News


How to install fonts on iPad or iPhone with iFont

Install new fonts on your iPad or iPhone using iFont for a seamless workflow between your mobile device and your computer, whether you use Mac or Windows.
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mobile, Trends, How-to, Fonts, Custom Fonts, Tier 4, Install Custom Fonts Ios


Parler faces struggle to stay online after Amazon, Apple and Google reject social network

Parler could go offline from Sunday night after Amazon reportedly said it would stop hosting the network in the wake of the US Capitol attackApple has suspended Parler from the App Store, saying the social networking service had not taken adequate measures to prevent the spread of posts inciting violence.Apple had given the service 24 hours to submit a detailed moderation plan, pointing to participants using the service to coordinate Wednesday’s attack on the US Capitol. Continue reading...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Technology, US, Social Media, US news, App Store, Amazon Apple, Parler, US Capitol breach


Apple removes Parler from App Store, after Google — 'we're toast,' says Parler

"We have always supported diverse points of view being represented on the App Store, but there is no place on our platform for threats of violence and illegal activity. Parler has not taken adequate measures to address the proliferation of these threats to people's safety." — Read the rest
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Apple suspends Parler from the App Store, citing 'threats of violence and illegal activity'

Apple suspended the Parler social media app from its App Store saying there's "no place on our platform for threats of violence and illegal activity."         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Social Media Platform Parler Removed from Apple and Google’s App Stores

Parler, the social media platform that's become popular among conservatives in recent months, has been removed from both major mobile application marketplaces for failing to adequately moderate content on its app. Google delisted the app from its Google Play store Friday evening, explaining that the company requires all apps to "implement robust moderation for egregious...
Tags: Apple, Google, Google Play, Politics, Media, Advertising, App Stores, Platforms


Rumor: Apple to release AirPods Pro 2 and third-generation iPhone SE in April

A new supply chain report from Macotakara this weekend says that Apple has new AirPods Pro and a new iPhone SE in the works for a...
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Apple iPhone 12 mini Silicone Case With MagSafe For $26 Shipped From Amazon After $24 Price Drop

Apple iPhone 12 mini Silicone Case With MagSafe For $26 Shipped From Amazon After $24 Price Drop This was selling for $49.99 yesterday and is now the lowest price ever from Amazon. The silky, soft-touch finish of the silicone exterior feels great in your hand. And on the inside, there’s a soft microfiber lining for […]
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Can Chatbots Simulate Conversations with Dead People?

The author of the book Online Afterlives describes the unusual projects of people like Eugenia Kuyda, co-founder of Luka, an AI-powered chat simulator that books restaurant reservations and makes recommendations. Kuyda worked with computer scientists to convert several thousand text messages between deceased tech entrepreneur Roman Mazurenko and his friends and relatives into a chatbot simulation: "How are you there?" asks a friend. "I'm OK. A little down. I hope you aren't doing anything inter...
Tags: San Francisco, Tech, John, James, Luka, Replika, James Vlahos, Kuyda, Eugenia Kuyda, Roman Mazurenko, Luka Eugenia


Apple Removes Parler From App Store Due to 'Inadequate' Measures to Address Dangerous Content

Apple today confirmed that it has chosen to suspend Parler from the App Store, stating that the self-described "non-biased, free speech social media" app has failed to take "adequate measures to address the proliferation" of "threats to people's safety." Apple said there is "no place on our platform for threats of violence and illegal activity," and noted that Parler will remain unavailable on the App Store until if and when these issues are resolved. Apple's full statement, issued to MacRumo...
Tags: Apple, Washington, App Store, Amazon Web Services, Pacific Time, United States Capitol, Parler, Buzzfeed News Amazon, No Top Comments, Parler Apple, Apple Parler


Apple Removes Parler From App Store After Failing to Take 'Adequate Measures' to Address Dangerous Content

Apple today confirmed that it has chosen to suspend Parler from the App Store, stating that the self-described "non-biased, free speech social media" app has failed to take "adequate measures to address the proliferation" of "threats to people's safety." Apple said there is "no place on our platform for threats of violence and illegal activity," and noted that Parler will remain unavailable on the App Store until if and when these issues are resolved. Apple's full statement, issued to MacRumo...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mac, Washington, Rumors, App Store, Amazon Web Services, Pacific Time, United States Capitol, Parler, Buzzfeed News Amazon, Parler Apple, Apple Parler


Apple and Google Cut Off Parler, an App That Drew Trump Supporters

The companies removed the “free speech” social network from their app stores, limiting its reach just as many conservatives are seeking...
Tags: Apple, Google


Apple suspends Parler from App Store

Apple confirmed that it has suspended the conservative social media app Parler from the App Store, shortly after Google banned it from Google Play. The app, which became a home to Trump supporters and several high-profile conservatives in the days leading up the Capitol riots, had been operating in violation of Apple’s rules. The company tells TechCrunch, We have always supported diverse points of view being represented on the App Store, but there is no place on our platform for threats of vi...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Apps, Washington, Tech, New York Times, App Store, Jack Dorsey, The Washington Post, Trump, Capitol, Amazon Web Services AWS, App Store Apple, Facebook Twitter Snapchat, Dan Bongino



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