The Asus ROG Strix G15 Packs a Punch With AMD's Impressive New Graphics Card

I’ve said before that PC makers who don’t offer AMD-based configs are pretty much trolling their customers, and with the release of AMD’s new RX 6000M line of mobile GPUs, that sentiment feels even more applicable. By combining a top-tier AMD mobile CPU with AMD’s latest flagship laptop graphics card, Asus’ ROG Strix…Read more...
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Xiaomi Shows Off Phone That Can Charge To 100% In 8 Minutes

Xiaomi's at it again: The company's new fast charging technology can get a smartphone from 0 to 100 percent battery in less than 8 minutes. From a report: The 200W wired charging tech, used on a modified Xiaomi MI 11 Pro with a 4,000mAh battery, gets the phone from 0-10% in just 44 seconds. The phone gets to 50% in 3 minutes, and it's fully charged in 7:57 minutes. In a YouTube video, Xiaomi also showcased its 120W wireless charging tech, which gets a smartphone with a 4,000mAh battery from 0 to...
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United States: Supreme Court Expands Upon Software Fair Use In Google v. Oracle - Fenwick & West LLP

On April 5, 2021, after 10 years of litigation, the U.S. Supreme Court published its decision in the much-watched Google v. Oracle dispute. The Court held that use of certain "declaring code"...
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Australia's Nine Entertainment Signs Content Deal With Facebook, Google

(Reuters) - Nine Entertainment Co Holdings Ltd said on Tuesday it had signed multi-year content-supply deals with Google and Facebook under...
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How to Convert Column Number (e.g. 28) to Column Letter (e.g. AB) in Google Sheets

Google Sheets includes built-in functions for converting cell references in A1 notation to row and column numbers and another function for converting column alphabets (like AA) into the column index (26 in this case).=ADDRESS(23, 28, 4) - Returns the A1 style notation of the cell whose row number is 23 and column number is 28.=COLUMN(C9) - Returns the column number of a specified cell C9 where column A corresponds to 1 and column AA corresponds to 27. Get A1 Notati...
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Watch Xiaomi Breaks Its Records and Charge a Phone in 8 Minutes

If you, like me, have ever desperately plugged your charger into any outlet available for even a few minutes to prevent your phone from dying, then you will also be impressed with Xiaomi’s new charging technology. The company claims that its new chargers, dubbed HyperCharge, have broken the global records for wired…Read more...
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Watch Xiaomi Break Its Records and Charge a Phone in 8 Minutes

If you, like me, have ever desperately plugged your charger into any outlet available for even a few minutes to prevent your phone from dying, then you will also be impressed with Xiaomi’s new charging technology. The company claims that its new chargers, dubbed HyperCharge, have broken the global records for wired…Read more...
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Seagate 'Exploring' Possible New Line of Crypto-Specific Hard Drives

In a Q&A with TechRadar, storage hardware giant Seagate revealed it is keeping a close eye on the crypto space, with a view to potentially launching a new line of purpose-built drives. From the report: Asked whether companies might develop storage products specifically for cryptocurrency use cases, Jason M. Feist, who heads up Seagate's emerging products arm, said it was a "possibility." Feist said he could offer no concrete information at this stage, but did suggest the company is "exploring th...
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Acer Says Global Chip Shortage Will Bottleneck Laptop Production Until at Least 2022

Facing an ongoing global chip shortage, Acer, one of the world’s leading laptop makers, warns that production will remain bottlenecked until at least the first or second quarter of next year. Read more...
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Intel's latest 11th Gen Processor Brings 5.0GHz Speeds To Thin and Light Laptops

Intel made a splash earlier in May with the launch of its first 11th Gen Tiger Lake H-series processors for more powerful laptops, but at Computex 2021, the company is also announcing a pair of new U-series chips -- one of which marks the first 5.0GHz clock speed for the company's U-series lineup of lower voltage chips. From a report: Specifically, Intel is announcing the Core i7-1195G7 -- its new top of the line chip in the U-series range -- and the Core i5-1155G7, which takes the crown of Inte...
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Two New Laws Restrict Police Use of DNA Search Method

New laws in Maryland and Montana are the first in the nation to restrict law enforcement's use of genetic genealogy, the DNA matching technique that in 2018 identified the Golden State Killer, in an effort to ensure the genetic privacy of the accused and their relatives. From a report: Beginning on Oct. 1, investigators working on Maryland cases will need a judge's signoff before using the method, in which a "profile" of thousands of DNA markers from a crime scene is uploaded to genealogy websit...
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CS Score Interviews Composers Nainita Desai and Trevor Gureckis

Hey there, film score lovers! Welcome to another edition of CS Score. This time we’re taking a look at La-La Land Records’ amazing expanded scores for Michael Kamen’s X-Men and John Ottoman’s X2: X-Men United. We also spoke with American Murder: The Family Next Door composer Nainita Desai, who revealed her unique scoring process for the Netflix documentary; and Servant composer Trevor Gureckis, who revealed what it was like working alongside M. Night Shyamalan. News Back in stock! STAR TREK...
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NSA Spied on European Politicians Through Danish Telecommunications Hub

Denmark's foreign secret service allowed the US National Security Agency to tap into a crucial internet and telecommunications hub in Denmark and spy on the communications of European politicians, a joint investigation by some of Europe's biggest news agencies revealed on Sunday. From a report: The covert spying operation, called Operation Dunhammer, took place between 2012 and 2014, based on a secret partnership signed by the two agencies. The secret pact, signed between the NSA and the Danish ...
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Watch Dogs: Legion of the Dead DLC Available Tomorrow

Just when you thought the newest Watch Dogs entry couldn’t get any weirder, Ubisoft brought zombies to its version of London. The Watch Dogs: Legion of the Dead DLC will be available to players starting tomorrow, on June 1, 2021. According to IGN, Watch Dog: Legion‘s zombie DLC will be part of title update 4.5. Rather than the single-player experience that the game is known for, Legion of the Dead will pin four players against the undead in a PvE rogue-lite. The 22 minutes of footage shown feat...
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Best cheap MacBook deals for June 2021

If you’re in the market for a new MacBook, our deals roundup will help make your choice a little easier.
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Amazon Devices Will Soon Automatically Share Your Internet With Neighbors

If you use Alexa, Echo, or any other Amazon device, you have just over a week to opt out of an experiment that leaves your personal privacy and security hanging in the balance. From a report: On June 8, the merchant, Web host, and entertainment behemoth will automatically enroll the devices in Amazon Sidewalk. The new wireless mesh service will share a small slice of your Internet bandwidth with nearby neighbors who don't have connectivity and help you to their bandwidth when you don't have a co...
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Google Photo users: You may soon have to pay to store your photos, videos

If you use Google Photos be prepared — you may have to start paying to store your photos and videos.
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Tiktok challenge puts teen in ICU with severe burns

By Bridget Chavez | KPTV PORTLAND, Oregon — A Portland family believes it was a TikTok fire challenge video that is behind why their 13-year-old is now in the intensive care unit with severe burns on her neck and arm. Kimberly Crane is Destini Crane’s mother and said her daughter was filming a TikTok video in their bathroom when her daughter caught on fire. “It was unreal, heartbreaking,” she said. “Like I don’t think anyone wants to see their daughter on fire. It was horrible.” Destini’s siste...
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This new iPhone 13 leak is terrific news for Apple fans

A series of reports said earlier this week that several companies in Apple’s iPhone supply chain have started manufacturing parts for...
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Nestle Document Says Majority of Its Food Portfolio is Unhealthy

The world's largest food company, Nestle, has acknowledged that more than 60% of its mainstream food and drinks products do not meet a "recognised definition of health" and that "some of our categories and products will never be 'healthy' no matter how much we renovate." FT: A presentation circulated among top executives this year, seen by the Financial Times, says only 37 per cent of Nestle's food and beverages by revenues, excluding products such as pet food and specialised medical nutrition, ...
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California's Controversial Math Overhaul Focuses on Equity

A plan to reimagine math instruction for 6 million California students has become ensnared in equity and fairness issues -- with critics saying proposed guidelines will hold back gifted students and supporters saying it will, over time, give all kindergartners through 12th-graders a better chance to excel. From a report: The proposed new guidelines aim to accelerate achievement while making mathematical understanding more accessible and valuable to as many students as possible, including those s...
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Your Amazon Devices to Automatically Share Your Wi-Fi With Neighbors

Starting June 8, Amazon will automatically enable a feature on its family of hardware devices, including Echo speakers, Ring Video Doorbells, Ring Floodlight Cams, and Ring Spotlight Cams, that will share a small part of your Internet bandwidth with nearby neighbors — unless you choose to opt-out. To that effect, the company intends to register all compatible devices that are operational in the [Author: [email protected] (Ravie Lakshmanan)]
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Best cheap Mac Mini deals for June 2021

Looking for a compact MacOS desktop? Here are some great cheap Mac Mini deals you can score online right now.
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Best cheap iMac deals for June 2021

Looking to get your hands on a sleek all-in-one Mac computer? We've got the best cheap iMac deals right here.
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Best cheap student laptop deals for June 2021

A great student laptop doesn't have to cost a fortune. Here are some perfect picks for every budget and taste.
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Best cheap laptop deals for June 2021

Whether you need a new laptop for school or work, we put together a list of the best laptop deals right now.
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Overconfident of spotting fake news? If so, you may be more likely to fall victim

Study suggests people who are most sure of their ability to discern fact from fiction are less likely to do soAre you a purveyor of fake news? People who are most confident about their ability to discern between fact and fiction are also the most likely to fall victim to misinformation, a US study suggests.Although Americans believe the confusion caused by false news is all-pervasive, relatively few indicate having seen or shared it, something the researchers suggested shows that many may not on...
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[Last Day!] Google Photos Will Stop Giving Free Storage, Backup Your Photos And Videos For Free Now!

Google Photos has always offered free storage for all photos and videos on your phone. They are not full resolution, but it’s a free backup. As of 6/1, Google will start charging for storage space on Google Photos. However all photos and videos uploaded by 5/31 won’t count towards your storage. If you don’t already, […]
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'Amazon Prime Is an Economy-Distorting Lie'

Matt Stoller, looking at this month's antitrust suit against Amazon filed by D.C. attorney general Karl Racine: To understand why, we have to start with the idea of free shipping. Free shipping is the God of online retail, so powerful that France actually banned the practice to protect its retail outlets. Free shipping is also the backbone of Prime. Amazon founder Jeff Bezos knew that the number one pain point for online buyers is shipping -- one third of shoppers abandon their carts when they s...
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