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Hyundai and Kia Now Say They Aren't in Discussions to Develop Apple Car

Following weeks of rampant Apple Car rumors, Hyundai and its subsidiary Kia today said they are not (or at least no longer) in discussions with Apple to co-operate on development of a self-driving electric vehicle, according to Bloomberg. Hyundai last month confirmed that Apple was in discussions with a variety of global automakers, including Hyundai. However, the automaker walked back the statement just hours later, and merely said that it had "received requests for potential cooperation fro...
Tags: Apple, Asia, Featured, Hyundai, Kia, Apple Car, Ming Chi Kuo, Dong A Ilbo, Georgia Apple, Bloomberg Hyundai, EVs Bloomberg


Google-backed Dailyhunt and Josh’s parent firm raises over $100 million

VerSe Innovation, the parent firm of popular news and entertainment app Dailyhunt and short video app Josh, said on Monday it has raised over $100 million as part of a Series H financing round from Qatar Investment Authority and Glade Brook Capital Partners. The announcement follows investment the startup secured from Google, AlphaWave, and Microsoft in December last year. That investment, also part of Series H, had turned Dailyhunt into a unicorn (giving it a valuation of $1 billion or higher...
Tags: Google, Social, Facebook, Apps, Asia, Twitter, Microsoft, Youtube, India, Funding, Tech, Philippines, Ubs, Qatar Investment Authority, Vietnam, New Delhi


The Victoria Delfino Problems: an example of math problems named after a non-mathematician

 If you Google Victoria Delfino you will find that she is a real estate agent in LA (well, one of the Victoria Delfino's you find is such).  After this blog is posted you may well get this post on the first Google page. If you Google Victoria Delfino Problems you will find a paper:The fourteen Victoria Delfino Problems and their Status in the year 2015How did a real estate agent get honored by having 14 problems in descriptive set theory named after her?Possibilities before I tell you which one....
Tags: Google, La, Wikipedia, Seo, Jeb Bush, Victoria, Ucla, Tony Martin, Tony, Sheldon, Fermat, Victoria Delfino, Google Victoria Delfino Problems, Moschovakis


Dailyhunt and Josh’s parent firm raises over $100 million

VerSe Innovation, the parent firm of popular news and entertainment app DailyHunt and short video app Josh, said on Monday the startup has raised over $100 million as part of its Series H financing round from Qatar Investment Authority and Glade Brook Capital Partners. The announcement follows or so the startup secured from Google, AlphaWave, and Microsoft in December last year. This is a developing story. More to follow…
Tags: Google, Social, Apps, Asia, Microsoft, India, Funding, Tech, Qatar Investment Authority, Josh, Dailyhunt, Glade Brook Capital Partners


China court accepts ByteDance case filing against Tencent over alleged monopoly

ByteDance is bringing its battle with archrival Tencent to the court at a time when the Chinese government moves to curve the power of the country’s internet behemoths. The Beijing Intellectual Property Court has permitted a ByteDance lawsuit brought against Tencent to proceed, a ByteDance spokesperson confirmed with TechCrunch. Upstart new media company ByteDance alleged that Tencent’s restrictions on Douyin, the Chinese version of TikTok, are in violation of China’s anti-monopoly draft rules. ...
Tags: Asia, Government, China, Monopoly, Tech, Beijing, Alibaba, Tencent, Antitrust, Shenzhen, Beijing Intellectual Property Court, Bytedance, Douyin, Tiktok, Antimonopoly


China court to proceed with ByteDance case against Tencent over alleged monopoly

ByteDance is bringing its battle with archrival Tencent to the court at a time when the Chinese government moves to curve the power of the country’s internet behemoths. The Beijing Intellectual Property Court has permitted a ByteDance lawsuit brought against Tencent to proceed, a ByteDance spokesperson confirmed with TechCrunch. Upstart new media company ByteDance alleged that Tencent’s restrictions on Douyin, the Chinese version of TikTok, are in violation of China’s anti-monopoly draft rules. ...
Tags: Asia, Government, China, Monopoly, Tech, Beijing, Alibaba, Tencent, Antitrust, Shenzhen, Beijing Intellectual Property Court, Bytedance, Douyin, Tiktok, Antimonopoly


Hyundai, Kia say they are not in talks with Apple about EV

Hyundai and sister-company Kia say they are not in talks with Apple over a possible partnership to build an electric car, according to new regulatory filings.
Tags: Apple, News, Cars, Trends, Hyundai, Kia, Apple Car, Hyundai Kia


Hyundai, Kia deny reports they are in talks with Apple to develop autonomous vehicles

South Korea’s Hyundai Motor Co and Kia Corp said on Monday they are not in talks with Apple Inc on developing autonomous vehicles, sending their shares tumbling.
Tags: Apple, South Korea, Finance, Article, Apple Inc, Reuters, FBN, Hyundai Motor Co, Hyundai Kia, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/industries/auto, Kia Corp, 30c02978-fc1e-556d-b961-2e0e19b8dade


Hyundai and Kia say they are not talking to Apple about self-driving cars

Shares of Hyundai and Kia plunged on Monday in Seoul after the automakers said they were not in talks with Apple to develop self-driving cars after all.
Tags: Apple, Cnn, Hyundai, Kia, Seoul


How to download iOS 13 on your iPhone or iPod Touch

How do you update your iPhone or iPod Touch to iOS 13? We've put together an easy step-by-step guide to help you out that includes all the compatible devices.
Tags: Apple, Mobile, Trends, How-to, Ipod Touch, iPhone 11, Ios 13, Iphone Xs, Tier 4


The most common MacOS Big Sur problems and how to fix them

Are you having trouble with MacOS Big Sur (MacOS 11)? Here are the most common problems, issues, and bugs you may face, along with how to fix them with ease.
Tags: Apple, Bugs, Trends, Problems, Computing, Big Sur, Troubleshoot, macOS


Mark Zuckerberg Wants Commuting Replaced with VR/AR

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg wants commuting to work replaced with VR/AR telecommuting. Zuckerberg made the suggestion on a talkshow on Clubhouse, reports The International Business Times: "One of the things that [VR] will unlock is the ability to live anywhere you want and be present in another place and really feel like you are there," the Facebook CEO said."It is going to unlock a lot of economic opportunity because people will be able to live where they want and increasingly work where ...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk, Tech, Ellen Pao, Cnet, Zuckerberg, International Business Times, Facebook CEO, Krishnan, Ramamurthy, Reddit FB


Ex-Parler CEO said he didn't want the platform to work with Trump for fear the president would 'bully' employees into doing what he wanted

Parler CEO John Matze and President Donald Trump, who Matze has said considered making an account on the controversial social-media platform. Fox News, Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images John Matze, the former CEO of Parler, told Axios on HBO that he did not want to work with Trump. He said we was concerned Trump would "bully" employees into doing what he wanted. BuzzFeed reported Parler offered Trump a 40% stake in exchange for becoming his go-to social media. Visit the Business section of ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Hbo, Politics, Trends, Social Media, Getty, Donald Trump, Trump, Trump Organization, US Capitol, Tech Insider, Axios, Far-right


Super Bowl 2021 ad review

We laughed—but not as much as we would have liked (though we’ll take any guffaw, chuckle or snicker we can get these days). We cried (or at least got verklempt) a few times. We also grew more than a bit annoyed (about weak creative and lost opportunities) and bored (by recycled ideas). But regardless of whether or not any given Super Bowl LV commercial clicked, overall we were pretty dazzled by the astonishing range of enterprise and ingenuity on view. After all, these commercials were create...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, New York, Bruce Springsteen, Sweden, Nick Jonas, Matthew Mcconaughey, Jimmy Kimmel, Macaulay Culkin, Amy Schumer, Advertising, America, Nasa, Karen, Muppets, Levy


As VS Code Gains in Popularity, Microsoft Praises 'Inner Source' Development

It's been estimated that there are 24 million developers in the world. 14 million of them now use Microsoft's Visual Studio Code (VS Code) as their IDE, reports ZDNet, with five million new users arriving in 2020. Julia Liuson, corporate vice president of Microsoft's developer division, tells them why: "The strategy for VS Code is really to support our any, any, any strategy. You can be a developer working with any programming language, working on any operating system and develop any kind of s...
Tags: Python, Microsoft, Tech, Zdnet, Liuson, Julia Liuson


Hyundai, Kia Say They're Not in Talks With Apple on Autonomous Cars

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's Hyundai Motor Co said on Monday it is not now in talks with Apple Inc on autonomous electric vehicles, sending the...
Tags: Apple, Seoul, Apple Inc, Reuters South Korea, Hyundai Motor Co, Hyundai Kia


Hyundai, Kia Shares Dive as Automakers Puncture Investor Dream of Apple Car Tieup

By Heekyong Yang and Joyce LeeSEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's Hyundai Motor Co said on Monday it is not now in talks with Apple Inc on autonomous...
Tags: Apple, Apple Inc, Joyce, Reuters South Korea, Hyundai Motor Co, Hyundai Kia, Heekyong Yang


Pfizer Is Doubling Its Output of Covid-19 Vaccines

31.9 million Americans have already received one or both doses of a Covid-19 vaccine — including more than 9.3 million people who have been fully vaccinated. And now USA Today reports: Pfizer expects to nearly cut in half the amount of time it takes to produce a batch of COVID-19 vaccine from 110 days to an average of 60 as it makes the process more efficient and production is built out, the company told USA TODAY. As the nation revs up its vaccination programs, the increase could help reliev...
Tags: Usa, Tech, Fda, Pfizer, Usa Today, Across America, KALAMAZOO MICHIGAN, Chaz Calitri Pfizer, Robert Van Exan


Intel tries to take down Apple's M1 chip with a flurry of benchmarks

Intel has shared a slew of benchmarks in a bid to downplay Apple's M1 chip, although it's not the resounding victory it appears to be at first.
Tags: Apple, Intel


Best cheap Google Pixel 4 deals for February 2021

In the wake of the Pixel 5 launch, now's perfect time to find Google Pixel 4 deals. We've got 'em right here.
Tags: Deals, Android, Mobile, Trends, Google Pixel, Google Pixel 4, Google Pixel 4 XL, Commerce 2020, Mobile Deals, Evergreen Deals


Apple's 2021 MacBook Pro refreshes will have a flat design, aping the iPhone 12 series

Apple will align the design of its MacBook Pro and iPhone series this year, according to a new report. The change will see 2021 MacBook...
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The best gaming tablets for 2021

If you don't have a console or computer and your smartphone screen is too small, then a tablet can prove an ideal gaming companion. Here are the best ones.
Tags: Apple, Android, Mobile, Gaming, Trends, Best Of, Best Tablets, Android Gaming, Tier 4, iPad Games, Gaming Tablet


Meet-ing for Some Fly Tying

I'm a Sucker for the Google Ecosystem I use a Pixel phone, own a Chromebook, this blog is written on Blogger, regularly waste too much time on YouTube, and pretty much any other app they Google provides. Gmail, Drive, Photos, etc, etc... I'm sure Google knows more about me than I really care to know. They're probably shocked at how much fishing content I consume... both in English, and more recently due to my tenkara fetish, in Japanese as well, (thank you Google Translate).Anyway, I hadn't been...
Tags: Google, Youtube, NFL, Sport, Fishing, Skype, Michael Agneta, Buccaneers Chiefs Enter


Minneapolis Cops Reportedly Used Google Location Data to Track Down George Floyd Protestors

Minneapolis law enforcement used Google location data to help track down suspects accused of inciting violence during protests of the police killing of George Floyd last May, according to a weekend TechCrunch report.Read more...
Tags: Google, Science, Minneapolis, Cops, Law Enforcement, Social Issues, Black Lives Matter, American Society, George Floyd, George Floyd Protests, Killing of George Floyd, American Television Series, War Conflict, United States Racial Unrest, Postcivil Rights Era In African American History, Geo Fence Warrant


France Found Guilty of Failing To Meet Its Paris Climate Accord Commitments

"Four environmental groups are crying victory after France was found guilty of failing to meet climate change goals it committed to in a historic accord signed in and named after its own capital city," reports CBS News: The Administrative Tribunal in Paris ruled Wednesday that France had fallen short of its promise to reduce greenhouse gases under commitments made in the 2015 Paris Agreement, and was "responsible for ecological damage." While the court declared the government guilty of inaction...
Tags: France, Cbs News, Tech, Paris, Administrative Tribunal, Greenpeace France, Former Green Party, Oxfam France


How Refis Fuel Wholesale Success, and Why Reverse Mortgage Education Remains So Important

The divide between the wholesale and retail channels of the reverse mortgage industry can often be stark for people who operate in each sector, but there are also some potential lessons that one can take from the other in appropriate instances. In this heightened climate of reverse mortgage business activity, the successful initiatives of wholesalers could potentially lead to success for originators operating in one or both channels. This is just one idea expressed by Jonathan Scarpati, VP of...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Finance, Irons, FAR, Finance of America Reverse, Finance of America Reverse FAR, Scarpati, Jonathan Scarpati, Marketing & Sales, Jonathan Scarpati VP


To the Moon? Dogecoin Leaps 46% in 24 Hours After Tweets From Elon Musk, Snoop Dogg

Friday the 71-year-old former lead singer of the band Kiss tweeted "I bought Dogecoin...six figures," to his 922,000 followers, along with other supportive tweets. Saturday rap artist Snoop Dogg tweeted an image of "Snoop Doge" to his 19.2 million followers. Later Elon Musk tweeted a picture from the Lion King with Musk's head appearing on a monkey holding up a monkey with Gene Simmons' head, holding up a monkey with Snoop Dogg's head, holding up a Shiba Inu dog (symbolizing Dogecoin). The te...
Tags: Facebook, Elon Musk, New York, Tech, Bloomberg, Chicago, Reddit, Snoop Dogg, Musk, Chicago Tribune, Gene Simmons, University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Eric Budish, Dogecoin, Shiba Inu, Nelson Morales


Swiss Company Claims Weakness Found in Post-Quantum Encryption, Touts Its New Encryption Protocol

"A Swiss technology company says it has made a breakthrough by using quantum computers to uncover vulnerabilities in commonly used encryption," reports Bloomberg: Terra Quantum AG said its discovery "upends the current understanding of what constitutes unbreakable" encryption... Terra Quantum AG has a team of about 80 quantum physicists, cryptographers and mathematicians, who are based in Switzerland, Russia, Finland and the U.S. "What currently is viewed as being post-quantum secure is not pos...
Tags: Tech, Bloomberg, Zurich, AES, Vinokur, Terra Quantum AG, Switzerland Russia Finland, Markus Pflitsch, Terra Quantum, Lakestar LP, Pflitsch


Little Kid Merrily Grooves to ZZ Top While Waiting for the Bus

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NmWwEmKeSm0 A musician in Vancouver, British Columbia took to the streets and busked some ZZ Top, much to the delight of a young child waiting for the bus. From the moment he starts playing “La Grange,” the child bops up and down, then twirls in a circle, losing herself in the song. On YouTube he writes, “I don’t often see this, but when it happens it’s always 99% kids that are doing it. Before they become jaded (age 8), they still have that spontaneous sp...
Tags: Google, Music, College, Paypal, Rome, Glasgow, Vancouver, Leonard Cohen, Jimmy Somerville, Facebook Twitter, Somerville, Vancouver British Columbia, Pink Floyd Songs Right in Front, Singing Bon Jovi, Little Kid Merrily Grooves, Lenny Kravitz Overhears High School


The Whisky War: Why history's most polite territorial conflict rages on

A wide satellite image of Hans Island, an uninhabited rock in the Arctic subject to a territorial dispute between Canada, left, and Denmark, right. USGS/NASA Landsat data/Orbital Horizon/Gallo Images/Getty Images In a remote section of the Arctic, there's a whisp of land that is subject to protracted conflict over ownership. There's not much to say about Hans Island, but the debate between Canada and Denmark over who it belongs to stands out as one of history's most polite disputes. Visit ...
Tags: Google, International, Trends, Canada, United States, Arctic, Whiskey, Un, Denmark, Greenland, Whisky, Hans, Hans Island, Nares Strait, Canadian Club, USGS NASA



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