IdolMaster’s Haruka Amami Transitions into the Real World

Bandai Namco is not done wielding their motion capture technology as a recent livestream has seen to another classic IdolMaster idol being teleported into the real world, with the dual-ribboned Haruka Amami being the next girl to stumble into the fad. Hoshii Miki was the first of the classic idols to try out this technology […]
Tags: Games, Technology, Anime, Livestream, Idol, Bandai Namco, Seiyuu, [email protected], Hoshii Miki, Virtual YouTubers, Haruka Amami

The best weather apps for Android

Be prepared for anything when you step out of the front door by downloading the best weather apps on Android.
Tags: Android, Mobile, Trends, Best Of, Weather Apps, Buying Guides

The best waterproof phones for 2021

Water got you worried? If you need a smartphone that can survive a dunk in the toilet, an unexpected rainstorm, or even a spilled drink, you can find it here.
Tags: Android, Mobile, Samsung, Trends, Cell Phones, Phones, Best Of, Buying Guides, Best Of Everything, Tier 4

While Recreating CentOS as 'Rocky Linux', Gregory Kurtzer Also Launches a Sponsoring Startup

"Gregory Kurtzer, co-founder of the now-defunct CentOS Linux distribution, has founded a new startup company called Ctrl IQ, which will serve in part as a sponsoring company for the upcoming Rocky Linux distribution," Ars Technica reports: Kurtzer co-founded CentOS Linux in 2004 with mentor Rocky McGaugh, and it operated independently for 10 years until being acquired by Red Hat in 2014. When Red Hat killed off CentOS Linux in a highly controversial December 2020 announcement, Kurtzer immediatel...
Tags: Tech, Ars Technica, Amazon Web Services, Red Hat, Rocky, Greg, CentOS Linux, Kurtzer, Gregory Kurtzer, Rocky Linux, Rocky McGaugh, Warewulf, US Department of Energy Anyone

Spring Fashion Trends for 2021 (PSA Stackable Rings Are Gonna Be Huge!)

Every year we look at all the Spring fashion trends and hope that there will be something that’s actually wearable for the average woman. Busy moms aren’t about to traipse around in thigh-high white go-go boots or drop their kids off for school with a giant feathered hat on. Big baggy jeans and stackable rings we can do though! For once, there are finally a few spring fashion trends we can get on board with! Here are the top trends you need to try… Stackable Rings ...
Tags: Apple, Fashion, Etsy, Rings, Don, Rose Gold, Spring Fashion, Fashion Advice, Trend Alert, Spring Trends, Stackable Rings, 14k Rose Gold, Rose Gold Rings, Spring 2021, Spring Trends 2021

The best waterproof iPhone 6 and 6S cases

The iPhone 6 and 6S have no water resistance. To keep it safe, here are the best cases for staying worry-free.
Tags: Apple, Mobile, Trends, Cases, Iphone 6, Best Of, Iphone 6s, Buying Guides, Tier 4

Apple’s iCloud Passwords extension for Chrome on Windows is now available

Besides iTunes, Apple's biggest presence on Windows is an iCloud sync client. Apple iCloud Passwords Chrome Windows extension...
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The best voice-changing apps for Android and iOS

Want to sound like Darth Vader or an alien? The best voice-changer apps for iOS and Android make it easy.
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The best USB-C cables for 2021

We've rounded up some of the better USB-C cables on the market that will charge your smartphone super-fast.
Tags: Apple, Android, Mobile, Trends, Usb, Computing, Best Of, Usb-c, Buying Guides, Charging Cables, Tier 4

Google Gave Top Spot For 'Home Depot' Searches to a Malicious Ad

"A malicious Home Depot advertising campaign is redirecting Google search visitors to tech support scams," claims Bleeping Computer. Slashdot reader nickwinlund77 shares their report: BleepingComputer searched for 'home depot' and was shown the malicious advertisement on our first try. Even worse, the ad is the top spot in the research result, making it more likely to be clicked... [T]he ad clearly states it's for, and hovering over it shows the site's legitimate destination ...
Tags: Google, Tech, BleepingComputer, Google Gave Top Spot For Home Depot Searches, Bleeping Computer Slashdot

The best USB charging stations for 2021

Charging stations allow you to charge multiple phones, tablets, and other devices from a single outlet. We've rounded up the best USB charging hubs available.
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Android, Mobile, Trends, Best Of, Buying Guides, Charging Stations, Charging Hubs, Tier 4

The best USB-C headphone adapters for 2021

No headphone port? No problem. You can listen on headphones via a USB Type C adapter. Here are the best ones.
Tags: Apple, Android, Mobile, Trends, Usb-c, Buying Guides, Headphone Adapter

The best travel adapters for 2021

We gathered some of the best international travel adapters to help keep your gadgets juiced while on the go.
Tags: Apple, Android, Mobile, Trends, Best Of, Buying Guides, Travel Adapters, Tier 4

The best messaging apps for Android and iOS

We have the best messaging apps that allow you to share photos and documents, send text messages, and more.
Tags: Apple, Ios, Android, Mobile, Apps, Messaging, Trends, Best Of, Tier 4

Microsoft seeks to fill void if Google exits Australia: reports

Microsoft has a "Plan B available" if Google follows through on threats to leave Australia over plans to compel digital giants to pay...
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The best smart notebooks for 2021

Like putting pen to paper but want to save your notes to the cloud? Give one of these smart notebooks a go.
Tags: Apple, Ios, Android, Mobile, Trends, Smart Notebook, Buying Guides

The best Samsung Galaxy S9 cases and covers

Looking for a case to protect your Samsung Galaxy S9? Here’s our list of the top S9 cases available right now.
Tags: Android, Mobile, Samsung, Trends, Best Of, Buying Guides, Best cases, Galaxy S9, Samsung Galaxy S9, Tier 4

Facebook knew in August ~70% of most active civic 'Groups' were too toxic to recommend to users

In August, internal research at Facebook showed that ~70% of the platform's most active Groups were considered too toxic to recommend to users, reports Jeff Horwitz at the Wall Street Journal on Sunday. It's a well-documented tale of Facebook knowing it was amplifying domestic terrorism, and failing to address it. — Read the rest
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Post, Technology, News, Tech News, Wall Street Journal, Terorrism, Jeff Horwitz

Biofuel-Powered Rocket Makes Historic Launch in Maine

Despite bad weather and early technical difficulties, employee-owned bluShift Aerospace "made history Sunday afternoon when it launched its prototype rocket, Stardust 1.0," reports Maine's Portland Press Herald: The company became the first in Maine to launch a commercial rocket and the first in the world to launch a rocket using bio-derived fuel... It carried three payloads, two commercial and one, free of charge, from Falmouth High School... The rocket and payloads returned to the ground under...
Tags: Tech, Maine, Amsterdam, Associated Press, Portland Press Herald, Deri, Falmouth High School, bluShift Aerospace, Sascha Deri

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Satya Nadella and Mark Zuckerberg spoke with Australian PM and Treasurer about pay-for-news-plan

And the day after news of those chats emerged, Google said it never threatened to pull search from Australia Satya Nadella and Mark Zuckerberg spoke to Australia’s leaders last week to discuss the nation’s News Media Bargaining Code, a plan to force Google and Facebook to pay when they link to news content.…
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Australia, Satya Nadella, Software

Satya Nadella spoke with Australian PM about opportunities created by pay-for-news-plan. Zuck called the Treasurer for a chat, too

And the day after news of those talks emerged, Google said it never threatened to pull search from Australia Satya Nadella and Mark Zuckerberg spoke to Australia’s leaders last week to discuss the nation’s News Media Bargaining Code, a plan to force Google and Facebook to pay when they link to news content.…
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Australia, Satya Nadella, Software, Zuck

To Re-Enable Flash Support, South Africa's Tax Agency Released Its Own Web Browser

"The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has released this week its own custom web browser," reports ZDNet, "for the sole purpose of re-enabling Adobe Flash Player support, rather than port its existing website from using Flash to HTML-based web forms." To prevent the app from continuing to be used in the real-world to the detriment of users and their security, Adobe began blocking Flash content from playing inside the app starting January 12, with the help of a time-bomb mechanism... As SARS ...
Tags: Tech, South Africa, Mozilla, Zdnet, Chris Peterson

Sigil 1.4.3 - Validation Not Catching Errors Now

I’ve been using Sigil for quite a long time – at least 10 years. I have over 450 books published on Amazon D2D etc., plus I help other authors with their publishing, so I have generated boatloads of EPUBs over this time period. So I’m in general comfortable with Sigil and its operations. I recently had to upgrade to a new computer which got me onto Sigil 1.4.3 on Windows 10. With this change, Sigil altered how it handled the validation process. Where before I could create perfect EPUB files for...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Books, Sigil

Human Capital: Alpha Global forms to unite Alphabet workers worldwide

You’ve just landed on the web version of my weekly newsletter, Human Capital. It’s where we look at the recent events of the week pertaining to diversity, equity, inclusion and labor in tech. You can sign up here to get Human Capital delivered straight to your inbox every Friday at 1 p.m. PT. Let’s jump in. Alpha Global forms to unite Alphabet workers around the world Alpha Global announced its formation earlier this week to unite Alphabet workers around the world, including those from the Al...
Tags: TC, Washington, Tech, Diversity, United States, Apple Watch, Biden, Instacart, Human Capital, National Labor Relations Board, Nlrb, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, UNI Global Union, OHR, JAF, CZI

A 'Severe' Bug Was Found In Libgcrypt, GnuPG's Cryptographic Library

Early Friday the principal author of GNU Privacy Guard (the free encryption software) warned that version 1.9.0 of its cryptographic library Libgcrypt, released January 19, had a "severe" security vulnerability and should not be used. A new version 1.9.1, which fixes the flaw, is available for download, Help Net Security reports: He also noted that Fedora 34 (scheduled to be released in April 2021) and Gentoo Linux are already using the vulnerable version... [I]t's a heap buffer overflow due t...
Tags: Tech, Koch, Google Project Zero, Tavis Ormandy, Gentoo Linux, Libgcrypt

CNN: Tesla's Net Profit 'Doesn't Come From Selling Cars'

"Tesla posted its first full year of net income in 2020 — but not because of sales to its customers," reports CNN: Eleven states require automakers sell a certain percentage of zero-emissions vehicles by 2025. If they can't, the automakers have to buy regulatory credits from another automaker that meets those requirements — such as Tesla, which exclusively sells electric cars. It's a lucrative business for Tesla — bringing in $3.3 billion over the course of the last five years, nearly half of t...
Tags: Tech, Tesla, Cnn, Vw, Gm, Electric, Munster, Gene Munster, Gordon Johnson, Loup Ventures, GLJ Research, EVs Tesla

Corporate Trolls? A Covert, Pro-Huawei Influence Campaign on Social Media

"Huawei, the crown jewel of China's technology industry, has suffered from a sustained American campaign to keep its equipment from being used in new 5G networks around the world," reports the New York Times. Now they've identified "a covert pro-Huawei influence campaign in Belgium about 5G networks." [Alternate URL here] It began when trade lawyer Edwin Vermulst was paid to write an article criticizing a Belgian policy that would block Huawei from lucrative contracts: First, at least 14 Twitt...
Tags: Twitter, Europe, China, Russia, Tech, Nato, New York Times, Belgium, Huawei, Western Europe, Phil Howard, Oxford Internet Institute, Nimmo, Ben Nimmo, Graphika, Huawei Influence Campaign on Social Media

This Guy Used 3D Printing to Help His 18-Year-Old Blind Pup Get Around Safely

You know, 3D printing has produced some wild stuff over the years, from itty bitty spacecraft and candy-firing wrist cannons to entire homes and personal protective equipment. But while some creations have been absolutely cursed (I’m looking at you, tongue brush), this safety hoop made to help a senior pup get around…Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Articles, Industrial Design, 3d Printing, Thingiverse, Hoop, Emerging Technologies, Industrial Processes, Diy Culture, Horse Harness, Open Source Movement

A 25-Year-Old Bet Comes Due: Has Tech Destroyed Society?

"Twenty five years ago I made a bet in the pages of Wired. It was a bet whether the world would collapse by the year 2020." So writes the 68-year-old founding executive editor of Wired magazine, Kevin Kelly. He'd made the bet with a "Luddite-loving doomsayer," according to Wired — author Kirkpatrick Sale. "Sale while a student in the 1950s co-wrote a musical with Thomas Pynchon about escaping a dystopian America ruled by IBM," remembers Slashdot reader joeblog. This month a new article in Wi...
Tags: Australia, California, Sale, America, Tech, Ibm, Thomas Pynchon, Kelly, Slashdot, Kevin Kelly, Kevin won Kelly

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