Future Pixel phones might get this unique under-display camera tech

A recently granted patent describes in detail how Google might implement an under-display selfie camera on future Pixels.
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Apple's New 24-Inch iMac Shown Off in Early Unboxing

The new 24-inch iMac doesn't officially launch until this Friday, May 21, but an early unboxing of the machine has been shared on YouTube. The video from Gadget Guy is in Cantonese, but it offers an up-close look at the yellow version of the ‌iMac‌ including how the machine and its color-matched accessories are packed in the box, how the magnetic power cord attaches to the rear of the ‌iMac‌, and the Touch ID button on the Magic Keyboard. Additional topics include a look at using the Globe key...
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Check out this gorgeous wide-angle footage shot by Sony’s new Airpeak drone

Sony has released fresh footage shot by its new Airpeak drone using a couple of its professional-level cameras and a new 14mm wide-angle lens.
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[CARTOON] Airline Safety Pictogram Explained: Egress

  A more appropriate logo for Google and their brand of censorship. You cannot even say the... [This is a content summary only. Click the Title to see the full content] [Author: Unknown]
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BukuKas gets $50M from investors including DoorDash’s Gokul Rajaram and TransferWise founder Taavet Hinrikus

BukuKas co-founders Krishnan Menon (left) and Lorenzo Peracchione (right) with a BukuKas user BukuKas, a startup focused on digitizing Indonesia’s small businesses, has raised $50 million in Series B funding. The round included participation from Gokul Rajaram, the DoorDash executive, and Taavet Hinrikus, co-founder and chief executive officer of TransferWise. This news comes just four months after BukuKas announced a $10 million Series A led by Sequoia Capital India. BukuKas will use its Ser...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Y Combinator, Asia, Indonesia, Southeast Asia, Tech, Shopify, Bangalore, Jakarta, Taavet Hinrikus, Menon, Bank Indonesia, SMEs, Gokul Rajaram

What are you most excited to see at Google I/O 2021? [Poll]

Google I/O 2021 kicks off on Tuesday, May 18th, and there's a whole lot to be excited for this year. What are you interested in?
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NBN replaces 10,000 modems after lightning ‘fries’ devices across Blue Mountains

One family said blue sparks were flying from their modem as electrical storms wreaked havoc on fibre-to-the-curb distribution boxesNBN Co has been forced to replace 10,000 faulty broadband devices in homes across the Blue Mountains west of Sydney after residents reported the technology was frequently struck by lightning and in one instance led to blue sparks flying out of a modem in a family’s home.About 20,000 of the more than 32,000 homes in the Blue Mountains and Emu Plains have been connecte...
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NBN to replace 10,000 modems after lightning ‘fries’ devices across Blue Mountains

One family said blue sparks were flying from their modem as electrical storms wreaked havoc on fibre-to-the-curb distribution boxesNBN Co will be forced to replace 10,000 faulty broadband devices in homes across the Blue Mountains west of Sydney after residents reported the technology was frequently struck by lightning and in one instance led to blue sparks flying out of a modem in a family’s home.Around 20,000 of the over 32,000 homes in the Blue Mountains and Emu Plains have been connected to ...
Tags: Business, Technology, Internet, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Blue Mountains, Emu Plains, NBN, National broadband network (NBN

Built-in Shazam music recognition is now an App Clip in iOS 14.6

With iOS 14.6, Apple has expanded turned the built-in Shazam integration into an App Clip packed with information about the song.
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Apple Wants You To Know It Chose Not To Take a Cut of $400 Billion in Physical Goods

Apple is trying to convince a judge that it's not milking the App Store for all it's worth, and today the company dropped some big numbers to help make its case. From a report: Apple claims that its App Store drove $400 billion worth of physical purchases in a single year in 2019, and that -- unlike digital purchases and subscriptions -- Apple doesn't take a cent of that money. That's according to App Store boss and longtime Apple marketing exec Phil Schiller, who also testified that the company...
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Residents, amateur sleuths flood social media with tips on Palisades arsonist, but LAFD says they had wrong person

A $30,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of a possible arsonist who may have started the Palisades fire popped up on social media late Saturday, attracting interest from residents on Twitter and Facebook, some who set about directing as much attention as they could to the search. A photo of a man — shirtless with a beanie, with Southern California hills as a backdrop — started circulating, with tipsters saying this was the man police and sheriff’s deputies were looking for. The pro...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, News, Nbc News, Fire, Sport, Soccer, Lapd, Eric Garcetti, Malibu, Southern California, Palisades, Sheriff s Department, Calabasas, Los Angeles Fire Department, Ralph Terrazas

WarnerMedia staffers are bracing for the AT&T spinoff

Hi and welcome to Insider Advertising for May 18. I'm senior advertising reporter Lauren Johnson, and here's what's going on:Inside AT&T's spin off of WarnerMedia.Cision faces lawsuit.Vrbo's ad battle against Airbnb.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. David Zaslav, chief executive officer of Discove...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Media, Time Warner, Advertising, Newsletter, Trends, Public Relations, Cnn, Discovery, Discovery Communications, AT T, Airbnb, Jeff Zucker, Vrbo, Cision

Overworking Is a Major Killer Worldwide, WHO Study Finds

Working too long is a major contributor to early death across the globe, according to new research from the World Health Organization. The study, based on data from nearly 200 countries, estimates that over 700,000 people died in 2016 from heart disease and stroke linked to long working hours. Around half a billion…Read more...
Tags: Health, Google, Work, Science, Labor, Articles, Stroke, World Health Organization, Working Conditions, Occupational Safety and Health, Tedros Adhanom, Cardiovascular Disease, Overwork, Maria Neira, Working time, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

Rotten Tomatoes Is Launching a Linear Streaming Channel

Rotten Tomatoes is continuing on its quest to grow into something substantially bigger than its Tomatometer movie and TV rating scores. From a report: The website -- owned by NBCUniversal's Fandango -- expands its entertainment footprint with the launch of The Rotten Tomatoes Channel, a new over-the-top streaming service that will initially debut on on The Roku Channel. The OTT service will then come to NBCU's Peacock platform and Comcast-owned Xumo, with other distribution deals in the works in...
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Apple puts Phil Schiller on the stand to defend App Store in Fortnite lawsuit

Fortnite maker Epic Games sued Apple over its restrictive policies over its iPhone App Store. Now, top Apple execs begin testifying.
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Dott, Lime and Tier selected for London e-scooter trial

Transport for London and London Councils have announced Dott, Lime and Tier Mobility as the winners of its prized e-scooter pilot, confirming last month’s suspicions based on job postings by the companies.   Last year, the government legalized e-scooter rental trials by local authorities, although private e-scooter riding is still illegal. This legislation spurred the launch of TfL and London Council’s open and competitive procurement process for viable operators.  The pilot, which will run...
Tags: Transportation, Europe, New York, London, Berlin, Tech, Canary Wharf, United Kingdom, Paris, Middle East, Amsterdam, New Zealand, Bird, Southwark, Tfl, Lime

Canoo is being investigated by the SEC

Canoo, the Los Angeles-based electric vehicle startup that debuted on the Nasdaq public exchange earlier this year, is being investigated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, just months after its merger with special purpose acquisition company Hennessy Capital Acquisition Corp. The investigation is broad, covering the Hennessy’s initial public offering and merger with Canoo, the company’s operations, business model, revenues, revenue strategy, customer agreements, earnings and other ...
Tags: TC, Los Angeles, Tech, Automotive, Electric Vehicles, SEC, Hyundai, Faraday Future, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Krause, Hennessy, Kranz, Hennessy Capital Acquisition Corp, Stefan Krause, Ulrich Kranz, Evelozcity

Nuclear Reactions at Chernobyl Are Spiking in an Inaccessible Chamber

Scientists monitoring the ruins of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine have seen a surge in fission reactions in an inaccessible chamber within the complex. They are now investigating whether the problem will stabilise or require a dangerous and difficult intervention to prevent a runaway nuclear reaction. From a report: The explosion at Chernobyl in 1986 brought down walls and sealed off many rooms and corridors. Tonnes of fissile material from the interior of a reactor were strewn thr...
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Apple Music Lossless requires wired headphones, AirPods will only get Spatial Audio

Apple announced today that Apple Music will soon offer support for Lossless songs, as well as Spatial Audio with Dolby Atmos. However,...
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Bosta raises $6.7M to expand e-commerce delivery business across Africa and MENA

Per a recent report by Bain & Co., e-commerce is expected to grow to $28.5 billion in MENA by 2022 from a 2019 value of $8.3 billion. Egypt, one of the most active e-commerce countries in the region, is anticipated to grow 33% annually to reach $3 billion by 2022 . But for any e-commerce business to thrive, its last-mile delivery arm has to be well figured out. Bosta is one such company in Egypt helping small businesses with logistics and last-mile delivery . Today, the comp...
Tags: Saudi Arabia, China, Africa, Tech, Egypt, GCC, Middle East, Yc, Cairo, Mena, Facebook Instagram, Ahmed Gaber, Bain Co, Lynks, Silicon Badia, Ezzat

Apple has stored the data of thousands of customers on Chinese servers and censored apps to please the government that controls most of its supply chain, the New York Times reports

Apple CEO Tim Cook. AP Photo/Richard Drew Apple has catered to China's government as it relies on the country's supply chain, the NYT reports. Tim Cook approved using servers run by Chinese firms to store customer data, company sources told the NYT. That would make it easy for authorities to access the information of millions of Chinese citizens. See more stories on Insider's business page. Apple has increasingly bowed to China's demands as it relies more heavily on its sup...
Tags: Apple, Cook, News, China, US, Trends, Taiwan, New York Times, Tim Cook, Retail, The New York Times, Dalai Lama, App Store, Xinjiang, Times, Communist Party

Should startups build or buy telehealth infrastructure?

Digital health in the U.S. got a huge boost from COVID-19 as more people started consulting physicians and urgent care providers remotely in the midst of lockdowns. So much so that McKinsey estimates that up to $250 billion of the current healthcare expenditure in the U.S. has the potential to be spent virtually. The prominence of digital health is undoubtedly here to stay, but how it looks and feels from provider to provider is still a debate among sector startups. But for providers who want to...
Tags: Health, Startups, TC, Tech, Healthtech, Mckinsey, Friedman, Lux Capital, Deena Shakir, COVID, Expressable, EC Healthtech, EC Enterprise Health, Guy Friedman

Comment on spaghetti pie with pecorino and black pepper by Pam Koger-Jesup

I LOVE this recipe! But, I have yet to find a creative use for the Broccoli rabe stems which I have “saved for another use”. Google has not come to my rescue. Is there any use for them other than throwing them into a soup base?
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Daily Crunch: AT&T’s $43B WarnerMedia spinoff will create a new content colossus

To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day at 3 p.m. PDT, subscribe here. Welcome to Daily Crunch for Monday, May 17. We have a lot to get to, so we’ll keep our introduction incredibly curt and simply note that early-stage founders can still apply to the upcoming TechCrunch Battlefield event for another week or so. Neesha has the details here. — Alex TechCrunch Top 3 Today the biggest stories concern the never-ending flow of cash to in...
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Parler returns to Apple's iOS App Store with Hive mind to moderate hate

All the vitriol still accessible from Android app, website Parler, the social network favored by the far-right, is back up on Apple’s App Store and will apparently rely on AI algorithms to automatically flag hate speech.…
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Apple and Amazon make lossless music a free upgrade, but that sucks for artists

In a surprisingly coordinated announcement, both Amazon Music and Apple Music announced they were making lossless audio a free upgrade. In two fell swoops, premium audio services like Tidal and Deezer are likely being forced to re-evaluate their pricing structure, and the folks at Spotify are likely rethinking the price of their upcoming HiFi tier. Apple announced it was bringing lossless to Apple Music in June, starting at CD Quality (16-bit/44.1kHz) and going all the way up to 24 bit at 192 kH...
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This new speaker from a former Apple designer can customize sound for your specific room - here are our first impressions

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Syng Cell Alpha speaker in a living room. Syng The Syng Cell Alpha is a "triphonic" speaker that creates an enveloping listening experience. The speaker comes from former Apple designer Christopher Stringer and DC Shoes co-founder Damon Way. The Syng Cell Alpha is now available for $1,799. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Former Apple designer Christopher Stringer has helped develop a number of game...
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Google is teasing a big Wear OS update for smartwatches tomorrow at I/O

There’s a Wear OS update on its way this week.
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How to use Google Chromecast with your iPhone to stream videos, music, and more to a TV

Your Chromecast is designed to connect to lots of devices, including iPhones. Maskot/Getty Images You can connect a Chromecast to your iPhone using the Google Home app. Once you've linked your streaming accounts to the Google Home app, you can control your Chromecast with your iPhone. To connect your iPhone to the Chromecast, they'll both need to be connected to the same Wi-Fi network. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Since its debut in 2013, Google has ...
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