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Apple now lets you easily move iCloud Photos content to Google Photos

Apple has quietly launched a tool that lets you automatically transfer all of the photos and videos stored on your iCloud account to Google Photos.
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Google, Android, Mobile, Photography, Trends, Google+ Photos, Apple Photos, iCloud Photos


US Issues Warning After Microsoft Says China Hacked Its Mail Server Program

An anonymous reader quotes a report from NBC News: The U.S. has issued an emergency warning after Microsoft said it caught China hacking into its mail and calendar server program, called Exchange. The perpetrator, Microsoft said in a blog post, is a hacker group that the company has "high confidence" is working for the Chinese government and primarily spies on American targets. The latest software update for Exchange blocks the hackers, prompting the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Securit...
Tags: Microsoft, China, US, Tech, Tom Burt


Indian state government website exposed COVID-19 lab test results

A security flaw in a website run by the government of West Bengal in India exposed the lab results of at least hundreds of thousands of residents, though likely millions, who took a COVID-19 test. The website is part of the West Bengal government’s mass coronavirus testing program. Once a COVID-19 test result is ready, the government sends a text message to the patient with a link to its website containing their test results. But security researcher Sourajeet Majumder found that the link contain...
Tags: India, Tech, West Bengal, Jio, Majumder, Lal PathLabs, Sourajeet Majumder


Google to stop selling ads based on your browsing history and drop cookies support for Chrome citing privacy concerns

Google will stop selling targeted ads based on individuals' browsing histories and won't invest in ad tech that uniquely identifies web users.
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Disguised On DoorDash? Several Chain Restaurants Marketing Food Under Different Names

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Tags: Google, Business, News, Syndicated Local, Wings, Call Kurtis, Lincoln, Doordash, Robin, Applebee, Sammy, Consumer, GrubHub, Red Robin, Kurtis, Doug Elmets


Report: New Nintendo Switch With 4K Output, OLED Screen Will Release Before Christmas

Last year, Bloomberg reported that a new model of the Nintendo Switch would be out sometime in 2021. Today, they’re reporting some more specific details, like the size of the screen and some 4K news.Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Samsung, Bloomberg, Computing, Nintendo, Oled, Nintendo Switch, Display technology, 4K resolution, Ultra High Definition Television, Video Game Consoles, Handheld Game Consoles, Handheld Game Console, Technology Internet, Eighth Generation Of Video Game Consoles


Biden administration curtails drone strikes amid major policy review

A US Air Force MQ-1B Predator unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), carrying a Hellfire missile lands at a secret air base after flying a mission in the Persian Gulf region on January 7, 2016. John Moore/Getty Images The Biden administration is limiting drone strikes amid a major policy review, The New York Times reported. The administration is considering more safeguard to protect civilians. Insider last month reported on a stark drop in drone strikes during Biden's first weeks in office. Visit ...
Tags: Politics, Obama, White House, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, United States, Drones, New York Times, Amnesty International, Pentagon, Cia, Somalia, Biden, Times


Gillmor Gang: Off The Record

Of all the gin joints etc. etc. Clubhouse continues to confound those who don’t believe in the restorative powers of the Next Big Thing. It doesn’t make sense, they say, that an audio service based on live podcasts will change the course of human history, And they are right. Social computing is in the doghouse in the wake of January 6 and the former president. But the folks behind Clubhouse have gotten a few key things right. The main thing is that in the beginning of the return to some ratio...
Tags: TC, Facebook, Video, Hollywood, Abc, Tech, Gang, Gillmor Gang, Jfk, Johnson, Msnbc, Steve Gillmor, Keith Teare, Clubhouse, Frank Radice, Nixon


How to Make Money by Sharpening Knives

Did you know that you can make money by sharpening knives?  Knife sharpening is a great side hustle because there’s a lot of demand for it. Everyone has knives in their kitchen, but very few people know how to sharpen and maintain them properly.   Many businesses also use knives and shears, including hair salons, restaurants, tailors, and print shops. If you land a few recurring contracts with local businesses, you could make a lot of money.  Professional knife sharpeners usually charge b...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Instagram, Marketing, Making Money, Start A Business, Earn More, Side Hustle, Steve Bottorff


Mary Meeker’s Bond is closing on $2 billion for its second fund, per a new filing

Bond, the growth-stage firm that spun out of the Kleiner Perkins Digital Growth Fund in late 2018, is closing a second fund with $2 billion, suggests a new SEC filing that says the amount has not yet been raised, though investment firms sometimes file their paperwork at the final stages of their fundraising and even long afterward. Axios was first to flag the paperwork. Earlier today, we reached out to the firm — which closed its debut fund with $1.25 billion in 2019 — and are awaiting more info...
Tags: TC, London, Australia, Stanford, India, Tech, Bloomberg, Yale, Venture Capital, SEC, Waze, Canva, Bond, Mary Meeker, Mastercard, Jay Simons


How to record a video on your Mac

When it's time to record a video, your Mac might not be the first device you think of using, but it is possible. Here's how to easily record video on your Mac.
Tags: Apple, Mac, Trends, How-to, Computing, Photo Booth, Record Video


Cephalopod Passes Cognitive Test Designed For Human Children

mi shares a report from ScienceAlert: The marshmallow test, or Stanford marshmallow experiment, is pretty straightforward. A child is placed in a room with a marshmallow. They are told, if they can manage not to eat the marshmallow for 15 minutes, they'll get a second marshmallow, and be allowed to eat both. This ability to delay gratification demonstrates cognitive abilities such as future planning, and it was originally conducted to study how human cognition develops; specifically, at what age...
Tags: Stanford, Tech


Apple's New Service Helps You Transfer Your Pics and Videos From iCloud to Google Photos

For anyone who feels like they’ve been held hostage by iCloud’s 5GB of free storage or just wants to try out a different photo storage app, this week Apple launched a new service designed to make it way easier to transfer photos and videos stored in iCloud over to Google Photos. Read more...
Tags: Apple, Ios, Google, Science, Software, Computing, Icloud, Apple Id, Pages, Google Photos, Webmail, Epic Games, Apple Photos, Cloud Applications, Application Software, Data Synchronization


Facebook Lifts Political Ad Ban

Facebook will lift its ban on political ads on Thursday, ending a self-imposed prohibition that began immediately after the November 2020 general election and remained active for months. Politico reports: Facebook informed top political advertisers of its decision by phone and email on Wednesday, according to sources with knowledge of the announcement. The social media giant banned political and social issue-related ads in early November in an effort to curb misinformation around the general ele...
Tags: Facebook, Digital, Tech, Biden, Georgia Senate


AMD Unveils New Radeon RX 6700 XT Midrange GPU To Take On GeForce RTX 3060 Ti

MojoKid writes: AMD announced a new member of its Radeon RX 6000 series graphics card line-up today, dubbed Radeon RX 6700 XT. Based on AMD's RDNA 2 GPU architecture, the Radeon RX 6700 XT targets high frame rate 1440p gaming at max image quality with an MSRP of $479. The new GPU has 40 Compute Units (CUs) with 40 Ray Tracing Accelerators, 96MB of on-chip Infinity Cache, and 12Gb of GDDR6 memory. Game Clocks of up to 2424MHz will be possible and board power is rated for 230 watts. Versus NVIDIA'...
Tags: Tech, Nvidia, Amd, Gpu, MojoKid, RDNA


Apple Launches Service For Transferring iCloud Photos, Videos To Google Photos

An anonymous reader quotes a report from MacRumors: Apple this week introduced a new service that's designed to make it quick and easy for iCloud users to transfer their stored photos and videos to Google Photos. As outlined in an Apple support document, you can go to Apple's privacy website and sign in to see the "Transfer a copy of your data" option. If you select this and go through all the steps, Apple will transfer your iCloud photos and videos to Google Photos. Transferring photos and vide...
Tags: Apple, Google, Tech, Google Photos, Apple Launches Service, Google Photos Transferring


What Google's anti-tracking moves mean for advertisers

Good morning and welcome to Insider Advertising for March 4. I'm senior advertising reporter Lauren Johnson, and here's what's going on:What Google's anti-tracking moves mean for advertisers.The big ad accounts up for grabs.E-commerce M&A.If this email was forwarded to you, sign up here for your daily insider's guide to advertising and media.Tips, comments, suggestions? Drop me a line at [email protected] or on Twitter at @LaurenJohnson. Google CEO Sundar Pichai. JOSH EDELSON/Getty ...
Tags: Google, Media, Advertising, Marketing, Disney, Trends, Unilever, E-commerce, Goldman Sachs, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, Ad Tech, Bevel, SPAC, Assembly, PE, Advertising Agencies


Revolut lets customers switch to Revolut Bank in 10 additional countries

Fintech startup Revolut has its own banking license in the European Union since late 2018. It lets the company offer some additional financial services without partnering with third-party companies. And the company is going to let customers switch to Revolut Bank in 10 additional countries. The Bank of Lithuania has granted a specialized license — it isn’t a full-fledged license per se as it focuses on some activities. The company is taking advantage of European passporting rules to operate in o...
Tags: Startups, Europe, Finance, Tech, European Union, Policy, Poland, Slovenia, Lithuania, Fintech, Revolut, Challenger Bank, Bank of Lithuania, Neobank, Revolut Bank


Eufy makes an affordable video doorbell that doesn't require a subscription, which saves you even more money

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Simon Hill/Insider Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky The Eufy 2K Video Doorbell offers local storage for video and no hidden costs lurk here.With the ability to capture high-resolution video, this doorbell boasts excellent picture clarity.You can find this doorbell and some alternatives in our guide to the best smart doorbells. 2K Video Doorbell with HomeBase (small) Big brands like Ring, Nest, and Arl...
Tags: Reviews, Google, Amazon, Trends, Cameras, Smart Home, Amazon Echo, Hdr, Alexa, Homebase, WDR, Amazon Alexa, Arlo, Simon Hill, Tech Insider, Eufy


This is the best video doorbell you can buy that doesn't require a subscription

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Simon Hill/Insider The Eufy 2K Video Doorbell offers local storage for video and no hidden costs lurk here.With the ability to capture high-resolution video, this doorbell boasts excellent picture clarity.You can find this doorbell and some alternatives in our guide to the best smart doorbells. 2K Video Doorbell with HomeBase (small) Big brands like Ring, Nest, and Arlo have dominated the smart doorbell ...
Tags: Reviews, Google, Amazon, Trends, Cameras, Smart Home, Amazon Echo, Hdr, Alexa, Homebase, WDR, Amazon Alexa, Arlo, Simon Hill, Tech Insider, Eufy


Twitter CFO: Apple's App Tracking Transparency Changes 'Level the Playing Field'

Twitter is not concerned about the upcoming ad tracking changes that Apple plans to implement in iOS 14.5, Twitter CFO Ned Segal said today at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media, and Telecom Conference. Segal said that Twitter does not heavily rely on the device ID or IDFA, which is what Apple will be restricting through a new prompt that will require developers to get user permission before the IDFA can be used for ad tracking purposes.We look at the unique signal that Twitter has with a g...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Twitter, Facebook We, Segal, IDFA, Ned Segal


Eufy makes a great video doorbell that is affordable and doesn't require a subscription, which save you more money in the long run

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Simon Hill/Insider The Eufy 2K Video Doorbell offers local storage for video and no hidden costs lurk here.With the ability to capture high-resolution video, this doorbell boasts excellent picture clarity.You can find this doorbell and some alternatives in our guide to the best smart doorbells. 2K Video Doorbell with HomeBase (small) Big brands like Ring, Nest, and Arlo have dominated the smart doorbell ...
Tags: Reviews, Google, Amazon, Trends, Cameras, Smart Home, Amazon Echo, Hdr, Alexa, Homebase, WDR, Amazon Alexa, Arlo, Simon Hill, Tech Insider, Eufy


Daily Crunch: Google swears off ad-tracking

Google says it’s focusing on privacy-friendly approaches to ad targeting, Okta acquires Auth0 and a flying taxi startup raises $241 million. This is your Daily Crunch for March 3, 2021. The big story: Google swears off ad-tracking While Google had already announced it would be phasing out support for third-party cookies in Chrome, it went further today by declaring that “once third-party cookies are phased out, we will not build alternate identifiers to track individuals as they browse across th...
Tags: Google, Okta, Advertising Tech, Tech, Policy, Netflix, Guardian, Alan Rusbridger, Trump, ARR, David Temkin, Volocopter, Facebook 's Oversight Board, Dear Sophie, Federated Learning of Cohorts


SpaceX’s Starship prototype flies to 32,000 feet and sticks the landing in third flight test

SpaceX has launched SN10 – the tenth iteration of its current prototype series of Starship, the heavy-lift reusable spacecraft it’s developing. Starship SN10 took off from Boca Chica, Texas, where SpaceX is developing the vehicle. It flew to a height of roughly 10 km or 32,000 feet, before performing a maneuver to re-orient itself for a friction-assisted landing descent. Unlike the last two Starship prototypes to fly this high, however, the roughly 6 minute flight did not end in a fireball [UPDA...
Tags: TC, Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, Texas, Tech, Ceo, Rocket, Spaceflight, Aerospace, Hyperloop, Musk, Outer Space, Boca Chica, Starship, Boca Chica Texas


The Aston Martin DBX is a tale of two vehicles

The Aston Martin DBX is the brand’s first SUV — and the stakes for the iconic British luxury car maker couldn’t be higher. Like Astons before it, the DBX is objectively handsome. Its sculptural form stretches out to unapologetic ample proportions, and stands out in the crowd of SUVs that frequent the private-school pickup lane. It’s an opulent design that scores high on aesthetics, performance and character. It’s also a vehicle that arrives late to the ultra premium SUV segment, and lacks the in...
Tags: Reviews, TC, England, Wales, Tech, Automotive, Vw, James Bond, Bmw, Mercedes, Aston Martin, Weir, Daimler, Apple Carplay, Amg, Mercedes Benz


The best Samsung tablets for 2021

Boasting stunning displays, long battery life, and great performance, Samsung's tablets are highly recommended. We roundup the best of them in this article.
Tags: Android, Mobile, Samsung, Trends, Buying Guides, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Best Tablets, Samsung Galaxy Tab S7, Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 Plus


Doctor Shares Hidden Dangers Of iPhone 12 For People With Pacemakers

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5 simple ways to make your iPhone sound louder

Your iPhone can become louder when you alter a few settings, or reposition the device. Chinnapong/Getty Images You can make your iPhone louder with a few simple tricks, like changing the EQ setting for Apple Music.  You can also change your Spotify volume or disable the "Reduce Loud Sounds" option in Settings. Placing your iPhone in a bowl or cup will help make it louder, but the best option is to connect it to a Bluetooth speaker. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. M...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Bluetooth Speakers, Trends, Anker, Apple Music, Control Center, Eliza, Amazon Alexa, Dave Johnson, Tech Insider, BI-freelancer, Tech Reference, Software & Apps (Reference, Tech How To


As activist investors loom, what’s next for Box?

Box could be facing troubled times if a Reuters story from last week is accurate. Activist investor Starboard Value took a 7.9% stake in the storage company in September 2019, and a year ago took three board seats as its involvement in the cloud company deepened. It seemed only a matter of time before another shoe dropped. Activist investor Starboard Value is reportedly after three additional board seats. That thunk you just heard could be said shoe as Starboard is reportedly ...
Tags: TC, Cloud, Enterprise, Okta, Tech, SaaS, Box, Aaron Levie, Reuters, Starboard Value, Activist Investors, EC Cloud and Enterprise Infrastructure


Vodacom swindled out of more than R24m worth of Apple iPhones

A former employee allegedly ran an intricate scam to steal 8700 phones from the cellular giant The post Vodacom swindled out of more than R24m worth of Apple iPhones appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Apple, ID, Fraud, National, NPA, National Prosecuting Authority, South African Police Service, Vodacom, Shamila Batohi, South Africa (country, Investigating Directorate, Subs-only, Chetty family, Khemie Poonsammy, Peter Poonsammy, Rajeen Gokulpersad



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