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Fossil Will Launch a Premium Smartwatch That Runs on Google’s New Wear OS in the Fall

Fossil, the biggest Wear OS wearables maker, is planning to launch a new, premium Gen 6 smartwatch this fall that will run on Google’s revamped operating system for the devices. Read more...
Tags: Google, Science, Technology, Samsung, Smartwatches, Computing, Apple Watch, Wearable Devices, Apple Inc, Fossil Group, Greg McKelvey, Personal Digital Assistants, Wear OS, Wearable Computers, Mobile Computers, Humancomputer Interaction


'TikTok Detected My ADHD Before I Did'

"It's kind of embarrassing to say, but the social media app TikTok figured out I had ADHD before I did," writes 23-year-old Australian journalist Matilda Boseley in The Guardian. "For 23 years my parents, my teachers, my doctor, my psychologist and my own brain all missed the warning signs, yet somehow it only took that app's algorithm a few days to accidentally diagnose me..." Growing up I had always had a nagging feeling that everyone else in the world was coping better than I was. Somehow...
Tags: Tech, Matilda Boseley, Grant Blashki


App Store Leaks Unannounced Apple 'Mind' App, Suggests Tips and Contacts Coming to watchOS 8 at WWDC

Less than 48 hours away from the start of WWDC, a new App Store leak suggests that Apple plans to announce a brand new "Mind" app across its different platforms, as well as the introduction of the standalone Tips and Contacts app for Apple Watch, presumably as part of the watchOS 8 update. The leak comes at the courtesy of developer Khaos Tian, who noticed that Apple accidentally updated the ‌App Store‌ manifest with new app ID bundle identifiers. The findings reference "com.apple.NanoTips" a...
Tags: Apple, Bloomberg, Apple Watch, App Store, Mark Gurman, Wwdc, Apple Inc, Apple Watch Apple, Khaos Tian


Apple Employees Ask Tim Cook to Support Those Who Want to Continue to Work Remotely

A group of Apple employees has written an internal letter to CEO Tim Cook and the company’s executive leadership team asking them to support employees that want to continue to work remotely or in location-flexible ways. The employees stated that many of them have thrived working outside the office and urged Apple…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Science, Microsoft, Labor, Companies, Tim Cook, Apple Store, Apple Inc, Telecommuting, Working time, Economy Of The United States


App Store leak hints at new ‘Mind’ app to be announced at WWDC, Tips and Contacts apps in watchOS 8

Findings from developer Khaos Tian may have given us a heads up about some of the new features Apple is going to announce on Monday for...
Tags: Apple, Khaos Tian


Why It's a Big Deal That No One Cares about the Next Version of Windows

The New York Times' "On Tech" newsletter observes that Microsoft releasing a new version of Windows is now "basically a nonevent." "This shows technology has evolved from a succession of Big Bang moments to something so meshed into our lives that we often don't notice it." The last version of Windows as we knew it was arguably released in 2012. I was a reporter at The Wall Street Journal at the time, and my professional life that year was dominated by the unveiling of Windows 8 — including the...
Tags: Microsoft, Tech, Netflix Facebook, New York Times On Tech


America's FBI Withdraws Demand for IP Addresses of Readers of a Newspaper's Story During a 35-Minute Window

UPDATE: America's Federal Bureau of Investigation has now "withdrawn a subpoena demanding records from USA TODAY that would identify readers of a February story about a southern Florida shootout that killed two agents and wounded three others," the newspaper reported today. Friday USA Today had reported that it's "fighting a subpoena from the FBI demanding records that would identify readers of a February story" about a Southern Florida shooting that killed two of the investigative agency's a...
Tags: Florida, Usa, Maryland, Washington, America, Tech, Fbi, Usa Today, Gannett, Justice Department, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Slashdot, Wadsworth, Southern Florida, Maribel Perez Wadsworth, Gannett USA Today


Interview: Apple TV+’s Lisey’s Story Series Composer Clark

Apple TV+ released its Stephen King series adaptation Lisey’s Story on June 4. ComingSoon’s Jeff Ames got the chance to talk with the series’ composer Clark (aka Chris Clark), who discussed everything from his views on classical music and his ventures into the world of sound design. You can check out ComingSoon’s interview with the composer below! RELATED: Lisey’s Story Trailer: Julianne Moore Leads Apple’s Stephen King Series Based on Stephen King’s 2006 novel, Lisey’s Story is a deeply pers...
Tags: Apple, TV, London, Movies, Drama, Interview, Julianne Moore, Horror, Stephen King, Apple TV, Oscar, TV News, Streaming, King, Composer, Air Studios


Why cryptocurrencies may remain merely a bit on the side

Wise Bank of England heads are pondering the case for a state-run digital currency this week. But do we really need one?When Google announced that bitcoin traders would be allowed to buy advertising space on its pages from August, central banks were alerted to the next likely surge in publicity for cryptocurrencies.The increasing activity around digital currencies has not gone unnoticed at the Bank of England, and on 7 June Threadneedle Street’s brightest will publish a consultation document, se...
Tags: Google, Business, England, Technology, Internet, Economics, Bank Of England, E-commerce, Currencies, Cryptocurrencies


How Reliable Are Modern CPUs?

Slashdot reader ochinko (user #19,311) shares The Register's report about a recent presentation by Google engineer Peter Hochschild. His team discovered machines with higher-than-expected hardware errors that "showed themselves sporadically, long after installation, and on specific, individual CPU cores rather than entire chips or a family of parts." The Google researchers examining these silent corrupt execution errors (CEEs) concluded "mercurial cores" were to blame CPUs that miscalculated occ...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Tech, Facebook Read, Amin Vahdat, Hochschild, Peter Hochschild


Audit: Arkansas Sheriff's Office Misused Nearly $71,000

A legislative audit says an Arkansas sheriff’s office misused nearly $71,000 in taxpayer money, including spending it on unaccounted for guns and ammunition as well as on an Apple watch, personal clothing and hunting gear.
Tags: Apple, Arkansas, Arkansas Sheriff s Office


El Salvador: World's First Country to Adopt Bitcoin as Legal Tender?

CNBC reports that El Salvador "is looking to introduce legislation that will make it the world's first sovereign nation to adopt bitcoin as legal tender, alongside the U.S. dollar." In a video broadcast to Bitcoin 2021, a multiday conference in Miami being billed as the biggest bitcoin event in history, President Nayib Bukele announced El Salvador's partnership with digital wallet company, Strike, to build the country's modern financial infrastructure using bitcoin technology. Strike founder ...
Tags: Tech, Miami, El Salvador, Cnbc, NAYIB BUKELE, Jack Mallers, Mallers


GIGABYTE Introduces First Eyesafe Gaming Monitors

Eyesafe Inc, a global leader in low blue light solutions for consumer electronics, today announced that GIGABYTE Technology, one of the world's leading manufacturers of computer hardware, has successfully certified five gaming monitors that meet the Eyesafe Display Standards. The post GIGABYTE Introduces First Eyesafe Gaming Monitors appeared first on ThinkComputers.org.
Tags: All News, Hardware News, Gigabyte, Press Releases, Monitors, Gaming Monitors, Eyesafe, Eyesafe Inc


In search of a new crypto deity

Hello friends, and welcome back to Week in Review! Last week, I wrote about tech taking on Disney. This week, I’m talking about the search for a new crypto messiah. If you’re reading this on the TechCrunch site, you can get this in your inbox from the newsletter page , and follow my tweets @lucasmtny . The Big Thing Elon has worn out his welcome among the crypto illuminati, and the acolytes of Bitcoin are searching out a new emperor god king. This weekend, thousands of crypto acolytes and...
Tags: TC, Facebook, Twitter, Spotify, Spacex, Elon Musk, Technology, Supreme Court, Steve Jobs, India, Nigeria, US, Tech, Tesla, Ceo, Bitcoin


Giant Diamonds May Hold the Key To Superdeep Earthquakes

"Earthquakes shouldn't occur more than 300 kilometers below Earth's surface, according to most geophysical models," reports Science magazine. "Yet they commonly do — a phenomenon that has mystified seismologists for decades." Slashdot reader sciencehabit shares their report on one possible explanation: that water carried by the tectonic plates shoved beneath continents "could be triggering these deep temblors." The find may also explain another marvel: why a huge number of fist-size diamonds ...
Tags: Tech, Earth, St Louis, Carnegie Institution For Science, Washington University, Wiens, Shirey, Douglas Wiens, Steven Shirey


Get thrifty, and your startup might just acquire a generation

Etsy, a marketplace for kitschy and creative DIY goods, acquired Depop, a hippy and thrifty marketplace for resale goods, for $1.625 billion this week. So, today we’ll discuss the tale of two marketplaces, a deal that has given us a peek into the evolving ethos of social shopping. Depop, for those that don’t know, is a London-based company that targets millennial and Gen Z shoppers. Within the past two years, Depop has grown its user base of stylists, designers, artists, vintage sellers and more...
Tags: Amazon, TC, Europe, UK, London, Etsy, Ipo, Digital, Tech, Equity, Ev Williams, Coinbase, Medium, Sprinklr, James White, Newsletters


Google Releases 'Open Source Insights' Dependency Visualization Tool

From today's edition of Mike Melanson's "This Week in Programming" column: If you've been using open source software for any amount of time, then you're well aware of the tangled web of dependencies often involved in such projects. If not, there's any number of tools out there that explore just how interconnected everything is, and this week Google has jumped into the game with its own offering — an exploratory visualization site called Open Source Insights that gives users an interactive view o...
Tags: Google, Tech, Mike Melanson


Phanteks Announces Glacier One 360MPH All-In-One Liquid CPU Cooler

Phanteks today announced the all-white Glacier One 360MPH all-in-one liquid CPU cooler to the Glacier One lineup. The post Phanteks Announces Glacier One 360MPH All-In-One Liquid CPU Cooler appeared first on ThinkComputers.org.
Tags: All News, Hardware News, Press Releases, CPU Cooler, AIO, Liquid Cooling, Phanteks, Glacier One 360MPH


GitHub Updates Policy to Remove Exploit Code When Used in Active Attacks

Code-hosting platform GitHub Friday officially announced a series of updates to the site's policies that delve into how the company deals with malware and exploit code uploaded to its service. "We explicitly permit dual-use security technologies and content related to research into vulnerabilities, malware, and exploits," the Microsoft-owned company said. "We understand that many security [Author: [email protected] (Ravie Lakshmanan)]
Tags: Microsoft, Tech, Ravie Lakshmanan


Not every SPAC is pure garbage

Welcome back to The TechCrunch Exchange, a weekly startups-and-markets newsletter. It’s broadly based on the daily column that appears on Extra Crunch, but free, and made for your weekend reading. Want it in your inbox every Saturday? Sign up here. Ready? Let’s talk money, startups and spicy IPO rumors. Happy Saturday everyone. Despite it being a short week I feel pretty run over from the sheer news volume that we’ve put up with in the last few days. So let’s pause, repine and talk about SPACs a...
Tags: TC, US, Tech, Barkbox, SoFi, Social Finance, Chamath Palihapitiya, SPAC, Ron, USDC, Newsletters, Palihapitiya, Barrons, TechCrunch Exchange, Social Capital Hedosophia Corp


GCC Will No Longer Require Copyrights Be Assigned to the FSF

Version 9.4 of the GNU Compiler Collection "encompasses more than 190 bug fixes for GCC 9.3, which has been available since March 2020," reports DevClass. But they add that in addition, "Developers who want to contribute to the GNU Compiler Collection but don't feel like signing over copyright to the Free Software Foundation can get busy committing now." GCC Steering Committee member David Edelsohn informed contributors via the mailing list that the committee "decided to relax the requirement...
Tags: Apple, Tech, GCC, FSF, Stallman, Richard Stallman, Free Software Foundation, GCC Steering Committee, David Edelsohn, Mark Wielaard


Meet the man who flies drones into volcanoes

Ace drone pilot and professional photographer Stefan Forster reveals how he creates his stunning videos of natural wonders around the world.
Tags: Outdoors, Photography, Trends, Features, Drones, Stefan Forster, Fpv Drone, Drone Pilot


Should you buy the 2020 Pixel Buds or the new A-Series?

This week, Google announced its newest earbuds, the Pixel Buds A-Series. They're explicitly mid-range and don't have all the bells and...
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FBI Demands IP Addresses for Readers of a Newspaper's Story During a 35-Minute Window

The newspaper USA Today reports that it's "fighting a subpoena from the FBI demanding records that would identify readers of a February story" about a Southern Florida shooting that killed two of the investigative agency's agents and wounded three others. Long-time Slashdot reader schwit1 shares their report: In a motion filed in federal district court in Washington, D.C. asking a judge to quash the subpoena, Gannett, USA TODAY's parent company, said the effort is not only unconstitutional bu...
Tags: Florida, Usa, Maryland, Washington, Tech, Fbi, Usa Today, Gannett, Justice Department, Slashdot, Wadsworth, Southern Florida, Maribel Perez Wadsworth, Gannett USA Today


Big Tech and government officials have praised the 'significant, unprecedented' G7 deal to back a global corporate tax rate of at least 15%

Group of Seven finance ministers in London on Saturday. Henry Nicholls/Reuters Tech companies signaled approval of a "significant" deal to back a 15% global minimum corporate tax. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said it was a "significant, unprecedented commitment." Facebook welcomed "the important progress made at the G7," VP Nick Clegg told Insider. See more stories on Insider's business page. As finance ministers from the Group of Seven countries agreed on Saturday to back a 15% gl...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, UK, London, Singapore, US, Trends, Nick Clegg, European Commission, Treasury, Janet Yellen, Oxfam, OECD, G7, Yellen


It’s time that I apologize for insulting my husband’s cluttered nightstand

With apologies to my late husband, wherever you are:  Several years ago I wrote a column about your messy nightstand. I compared it to my neat one, which was wordlessly poking fun at you. I heard from women all over Southern California who empathized and shared their stories of “messy husbands’ nightstand disease,” as one reader called it. I was perhaps a little holier than thou about the clean surface of my night table, bearing only a lamp, and a small vase holding whatever flower was bloo...
Tags: Google, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Southern California, Top Stories WDN, Top Stories SGVT, Top Stories PSN, Senior Moments


Where To Get Real Estate Humor, Technology, Marketing and News

With 756 million members, LinkedIn is by far the largest professional network on the Web. While the content and objectives of the platform vary significantly from other ‘social’ networks, it has a large number of company pages and is a great source for professional content. For a real estate perspective there’s no better than the AgencyLogic LinkedIn page. To see more, visit LinkedIn!
Tags: Real Estate, Technology, News, Funny, Marketing, Social Media, Linkedin, Fun, Radio, Content, Social Network, AgencyLogic, Single Property Website, Single Property Websites


Openbay is the most convenient way to find, book and pay for auto repair, according to Brandfuge

According to a recent article posted on Brandfuge and written by Patrick Fletcher, Openbay “is the most convenient way to find, book and pay for auto repair”. The entire team at Openbay agrees! Our users agree too given the high and favorable Google rating and reviews from customers that have used Openbay. Openbay launched its automotive services marketplace in 2013 and continues to improve its offering and user experience. This past week, Openbay added back recommended maintenance schedul...
Tags: Google, Autos, Openbay, Openbay Openbay, Brandfuge, Patrick Fletcher Openbay


12 of the richest LGBTQ people in the world

Tim Cook and Giorgio Armani are billionaires. Getty Images Some famous LGBTQ figures are worth billions after inheriting empires or building companies. In 2020, Apple CEO Tim Cook officially became a billionaire. Giorgio Armani's is worth $8.1 billion, while Domenico Dolce is worth $1.6 billion. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. David Geffen, the co-founder of DreamWorks, is worth $9.9 billion, according to Forbes. David Geffen. Stephen Lovekin/Getty ...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, England, Hollywood, Cook, Money, Steve Jobs, Ebay, Life, Lgbt, New York City, Los Angeles, Trends, Paypal, Palo Alto, Billionaires


GitHub Honors Class of 2021 with 'GitHub Yearbook' and 'GitHub Graduation' Ceremony

An anonymous reader writes: This week the GitHub Yearbook went live, with 6794 "graduates" featured on a special web page showcasing "any student who has graduated, or plans to graduate, in 2021... This includes bootcamps, code camps, high school graduates, Master's graduates, Ph. D. Graduates, etc." (Students were added by submitting a pull request — as long as they'd also signed up for the GitHub Student Developer Pack.) The first 5,000 graduates received "swag," including a custom holographi...
Tags: Tech, GitHub Yearbook



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