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Bokutachi no Remake Now Has Bikini-Clad Beauties

Bokutachi no Remake has the protagonist spending yet more quality time with his friends as they venture to the beach for a short while, the girls all wearing spectacular swimsuits as one even loses her top – the rest of the episode then dipping into some more emotional hardships. Omake:
Tags: Comedy, Technology, Drama, Anime, Beach, Karaoke, Feel, Oppai, Image Gallery, Mizugi, Bokutachi no Remake


Does the Open Source Movement Need to Evolve?

A cloud company's CTO argues on CTO that the "hypocrite commits" controversy "is symptomatic, on every side, of related trends that threaten the entire extended open-source ecosystem and its users." That ecosystem has long wrestled with problems of scale, complexity and free and open-source software's (FOSS) increasingly critical importance to every kind of human undertaking. Let's look at that complex of problems: - The biggest open-source projects now present big targets. - Their complexit...
Tags: Tech, Cto, Foss


DLab Monitor – Bringing Productivity and Portability Into One

Portable monitors are packed with useful features. They allow users to get more done, boost mobility, efficiency, and… The post DLab Monitor – Bringing Productivity and Portability Into One appeared first on Gadget Advisor.
Tags: Gadgets, 4k, Monitor, Desklab


Amazon Wants Apartment Buildings to Install a 'Key' System that Lets Them Enter the Lobby

"Amazon is tired of ringing doorbells," reports the Associated Press. "The online shopping giant is pushing landlords around the country — sometimes with financial incentives — to give its drivers the ability to unlock apartment-building doors themselves with a mobile device." The service, dubbed Key for Business, is pitched as a way to cut down on stolen packages by making it easy to leave them in lobbies and not outside. Amazon benefits because it enables delivery workers to make their rounds...
Tags: Amazon, Tech, Amazon Wants Apartment Buildings


Church Official Exposed Through America's 'Vast and Largely Unregulated Data-Harvesting'

The New York Times' On Tech newsletter shares a thought-provoking story: This week, a top official in the Roman Catholic Church's American hierarchy resigned after a news site said that it had data from his cellphone that appeared to show the administrator using the L.G.B.T.Q. dating app Grindr and regularly going to gay bars. Journalists had access to data on the movements and digital trails of his mobile phone for parts of three years and were able to retrace where he went. I know that peop...
Tags: Google, Facebook, America, Tech, United States, Eff, Catholic, Grindr, Roman Catholic Church, New York Times On Tech


Google is Finally Doing Something About Google Drive Spam (slashdot)

You can now block people in Google Drive. From a report: A notification pops up on your phone: "Click here for hot XXX action!" It's Google Drive again. Someone shared a document containing that title, and now your phone is begging you to look at it. Even if you ban Google Drive from generating phone notifications, you'll still get emails. If you block the emails, you'll have to see the spam when you click on the "shared" section of Google Drive. The problem is that Drive document sharing was bu...
Tags: Google, Google Drive, News, Msmash


2021 iPhone photography awards – in pictures

The 14th annual iPhone photography awards offer glimpses of beauty, hope and the endurance of the human spirit. Out of thousands of submissions, photojournalist Istvan Kerekes of Hungary was named the grand prize winner for his image Transylvanian Shepherds. In it, two rugged shepherds traverse an equally rugged industrial landscape, bearing a pair of lambs in their arms. Continue reading...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Art, Smartphones, Mobile Phones, Hungary, Art and design, Istvan Kerekes


Kaspersky Warns Fake Windows 11 Installers Are Spreading Malware

Long-time Slashdot reader Ammalgam writes: If you're planning to install Windows 11, you should make sure you download it from official sources. This is because, people who are using pirated or fake methods to get Windows 11 are also downloading malware along with it, according to Kaspersky. The particular file referenced is called 86307_windows 11 build 21996.1 x64 + activator.exe. While it sounds like it includes Windows 11 build 21996.1, and an installer that will automatically activate Windo...
Tags: Tech, ISO, Kaspersky, Slashdot, DLL, Ammalgam


Robinhood promises to fix 'the issues' that outraged customers when it restricted trading in meme stocks

REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Robinhood CEO Vlad Tenev acknowledged the company angered many customers after it blocked them from trading GameStop and other red-hot stocks. On Saturday, Tenev promised to learn from past mistakes and "ensure they never happen again." Saturday's roadshow event comes just days ahead of the commission-free trading app's hotly anticipated IPO. See more stories on Insider's business page. Robinhood knows it angered many retail investors earlier t...
Tags: Google, US, Trends, Reddit, Robinhood, Gamestop, Vlad Tenev, Victoria Cavaliere, Menlo Park California, Robinhood Gold, Tenev, Jason Warnick, GameStop AMC, PFOF, REUTERS Dado Ruvic Illustration Robinhood


Three Die After Untreatable 'Superbug' Fungus Infections in Two Different Cities

"U.S. health officials said Thursday they now have evidence of an untreatable fungus spreading in two hospitals and a nursing home," reports the Associated Press: The "superbug" outbreaks were reported in a Washington, D.C, nursing home and at two Dallas-area hospitals, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported. A handful of the patients had invasive fungal infections that were impervious to all three major classes of medications. "This is really the first time we've started seein...
Tags: New York, Texas, Cdc, Washington, America, Tech, Dallas, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Newsweek, Lyman, Meghan Lyman


Mozilla Stops FTP Support in Firefox 90

A post on Mozilla's security blog calls FTP "by now one of the oldest protocols still in use" — and it's suffering from "a number of serious security issues." The biggest security risk is that FTP transfers data in cleartext, allowing attackers to steal, spoof and even modify the data transmitted. To date, many malware distribution campaigns launch their attacks by compromising FTP servers and downloading malware on an end user's device using the FTP protocol. Aligning with our intent to depr...
Tags: Firefox, Tech, Mozilla


The DL on CockroachDB

As college students at Berkeley, Spencer Kimball and Peter Mattis created a successful open-source graphics program, GIMP, which got the attention of Google. The duo ultimately joined Google, and even personally got kudos from Sergey Brin and Larry Page. Kimball and Mattis quickly rose to prominence within the company, and then chose to leave it all behind to start what would eventually become CockroachDB. Years later, Cockroach Labs has over 250 employees and has received investments from the l...
Tags: Google, TC, Hong Kong, China, Southeast Asia, India, US, Tech, Sergey Brin, WeWork, EC, Jack Dorsey, Alex, Redpoint, Latin America, Matterport


China Compromised More than a Dozen US Pipelines Between 2011 and 2013

"Hackers working for the Chinese government compromised more than a dozen U.S. pipeline operators nearly a decade ago, the Biden administration revealed Tuesday while also issuing first-of-its-kind cybersecurity requirements on the pipeline industry," reports the Wall Street Journal. The disclosure of previously classified information about the aggressive Chinese hacking campaign, though dated, underscored the severity of foreign cyber threats to the nation's infrastructure, current and former ...
Tags: Tech, Dhs, Biden, Department Of Homeland Security, East Coast, Federal Bureau of Investigation, China Russia, Newsweek, U S Department of Homeland Security


Poll: What feature of the rumored new iPad mini are you most excited about?

The iPad mini 6 is expected to be unveiled by Apple in the second half of 2021. What feature are you most excited about for this iPad to get?
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With Profits Soaring, Tech Companies 'Won the Pandemic'

In April of 2020, Jeff Bezos announced Amazon would spend their next quarter focusing on people instead of profits, remembers the New York Times: At the end of July 2020, Amazon announced quarterly results. Rather than earning zero, as Mr. Bezos had predicted, it notched an operating profit of $5.8 billion — a record for the company. The months since have established new records. Amazon's margins, which measure the profit on every dollar of sales, are the highest in the history of the company, ...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Tech, United States, New York Times, Silicon Valley, Jeff Bezos, Forbes, Bezos, Seattle Amazon, Apple Alphabet Nvidia Tesla Microsoft Amazon


Should we be worried about insurtech valuations?

Welcome back to The TechCrunch Exchange, a weekly startups-and-markets newsletter. It’s inspired by what the weekday Exchange column digs into, but free, and made for your weekend reading. Want it in your inbox every Saturday? Sign up here. Hello everyone, I hope you had a lovely week. I turned 32 after experiencing sleep-destroying heartburn. So, a little good and a little bad. But that didn’t stop the markets. Nope. Not a bit. Which means we have a lot to talk about, including falling insurte...
Tags: TC, MetroMile, Texas, China, Ipo, Tech, Ses, SEC, Exchange, SPAC, Cain, Oss, Yahoo Finance, Newsletters, Hippo, Couchbase


China Roundup: Kai-Fu Lee’s first Europe bet, WeRide buys a truck startup

Hello and welcome back to TechCrunch’s China Roundup, a digest of recent events shaping the Chinese tech landscape and what they mean to people in the rest of the world. Despite the geopolitical headwinds for foreign tech firms to enter China, many companies, especially those that find a dependable partner, are still forging ahead. For this week’s roundup, I’m including a conversation I had with Prophesee, a French vision technology startup, which recently got funding from Kai-Fu Lee and Xiaomi,...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Fundings & Exits, TC, Asia, Europe, Sweden, China, Funding, Tech, Smartphone, Smartphones, Artificial Intelligence, Paris, Xiaomi, Sony


Researchers Found a Malicious NPM Package Using Chrome's Password-Recovery Tools

Threatpost reports on "another vast software supply-chain attack" that was "found lurking in the npm open-source code repository...a credentials-stealing code bomb" that used the password-recovery tools in Google's Chrome web browser. Researchers caught the malware filching credentials from Chrome on Windows systems. The password-stealer is multifunctional: It also listens for incoming commands from the attacker's command-and-control (C2) server and can upload files, record from a victim's scree...
Tags: Google, Tech, Threatpost


Fixing VeloNews’ Dead Links: 2021 Edition

As part of the Cyclocosm revamp earlier this month, I’ve been working on a small JavaScript project. It scans whatever page it’s on for old, likely-broken VeloNews links, and fixes them on the fly. You can learn more about it here: If this feels at all familiar, you’re right! Back in 2011, I put together a web-based solution for repairing any old links VN broke when switching to WordPress and changing domain names. Updating the Backstory In the decade since I first took thi...
Tags: Google, General, Media, Internet, Wordpress, Sport, Links, Hacking, Cycling, Github, VeloNews, Bobke, Link Rot, VeloNews Ownership


Repairable, Modular Framework Laptop Begins Shipping

"Are you old enough to remember when laptops had removable batteries?" asks CNET. "Frustrated by mainstream laptops with memory soldered to the motherboard and therefore not upgradable?" "The 13.5-inch Framework Laptop taps into that nostalgia, addressing one of the biggest drawbacks in modern laptops as part of the right-to-repair movement. It was designed from the ground up to be as customizable, upgradable and repairable as technologically possible... and boy does it deliver." It features f...
Tags: Tech, Canada, Cnet, Don, Engadget, Nirav Patel


Iconic Japanese Videogame Music Incorporated Into Olympic Opening Ceremony

"Fans of Japanese video games couldn't believe their ears as Olympic athletes paraded into Tokyo's National Stadium during the opening ceremony for the 2020 Games on Friday..." reports the Huffington Post. During the Parade of Nations section of the ceremony, "The orchestra was playing tunes from some of their favorite games." In a celebration of Japanese popular culture that is appreciated worldwide, the entry parade was set to tunes from games developed by Sega, Capcom and Square Enix. It kick...
Tags: Google, Washington Post, Tech, Tokyo, Zelda, International Olympic Committee, Huffington Post, Mario Bros, Kingdom Hearts, Yoshihide Suga, National Stadium, Yoko Shimomura, Sega Capcom


A United Airlines flight was evacuated after a teenager AirDropped a photo of an airsoft gun to other passengers, report says

United Airlines Flight 2167 was preparing to leave the gate at San Francisco International Airport when several passengers received the image of a replica weapon Getty Images A teen caused a United Airlines flight to be evacuated after he AirDropped an image of a gun to other passengers. Passengers were removed from the plane and rescreened, NBC Bay Area reported. It was determined that the image wasn't new and the gun wasn't in the teenager's possession. See more stories on In...
Tags: Apple, Transportation, News, Guns, California, San Francisco, Trends, News UK, Airdrop, United Airlines, Orlando, Flight Delays, NBC Bay Area, San Francisco International Airport, Doug Yakel, Yakel


Epic is right when it says Google has no incentive to woo iOS users away

Epic's lawyers aren't afraid of hyperbole, but they are 100% right when saying that Google and Apple are tied together. There really is...
Tags: Apple, Google


Larry Page has gone to Fiji and sold his superyacht

Hello, and welcome to this week's edition of the Insider Tech newsletter, where we break down the biggest news in tech, including:Larry Page's Fiji hideoutThe wild WeWork IPO plan that almost came to beUber's brain drain Did someone forward this newsletter to you? Sign up here. This week: Larry Page escapes to Fiji and burns the boats (metaphorically speaking) Justin Sullivan/Getty By now you've heard more than you've ever wanted to know about Jeff Bezos' space ...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Enterprise, Media, Finance, US, Newsletter, Trends, Tech, Amazon Prime, Larry Page, Netflix, Canada, Sergey Brin, Miami, Goldman Sachs


Amazon MMO New World Is Bricking RTX 3090s, Players Say; Amazon Responds

An anonymous reader quotes a report from GameSpot: Amazon [...] is now bricking high-end graphics cards with a beta for its MMO, New World, according to players. Amazon has now responded to downplay the incident but says it plans to implement a frame rate cap on the game's menus. According to users on Twitter and Reddit, New World has been frying extremely high-end graphics cards, namely Nvidia's RTX 3090. It's worth noting that while the RTX 3090 has an MSRP of $1,500, it's often selling for mu...
Tags: Amazon, Tech, Reddit, Nvidia, New World, Amazon Games, Amazon Responds, Reddit New World


Top Stories: Hands-On With MagSafe Battery Pack, iPhone 13 Always-On Display?

Apple's new MagSafe Battery Pack is now available, and we went hands-on this week for some early impressions of the new accessory to get more battery life out of Apple's iPhone 12 lineup. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. This week also saw a number of rumors about the upcoming redesigned MacBook Pro models, the iPhone 13 lineup, the next-generation iPad mini, a new iPhone SE, and the third-generation AirPods. Read on below and check out our video above for deta...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Bloomberg, Top Stories, Apple Store, Mark Gurman, MacRumors YouTube, Ross Young


Other Creates Their Own 'Traffic Jam' for Waze App to Win Over British Staycationers

With Covid-19 foreign travel bans in place,   90% of us have committed to a staycation this summer, and so   the UK is set for the biggest migration of drivers ever seen on the country’s roads. Thankfully, Waze’s real-time   routing and road reports enable it to pinpoint for drivers exactly where traffic jams are going to be before they even happen.   To   highlight the benefits of Waze for drivers wanting to avoid jams this summer and to position it as the ultimat...
Tags: UK, Technology, Advertising, Britain, Chelsea, Food And Drink, Devon, Waze, Omd, Jam, Instagram Facebook, Sam Thompson, Robert Webb, Dooh, Gloria J, Jordan North


Society Is Right On Track For a Global Collapse, New Study of Infamous 1970s Report Finds

fahrbot-bot shares a report from Live Science: Human society is on track for a collapse in the next two decades if there isn't a serious shift in global priorities, according to a new reassessment of a 1970s report, Vice reported. In that report -- published in the bestselling book "The Limits to Growth" (1972) -- a team of MIT scientists argued that industrial civilization was bound to collapse if corporations and governments continued to pursue continuous economic growth, no matter the costs. ...
Tags: Tech, Mit, Kpmg, Herrington, Gaya Herrington, Comprehensive Technology CT


This is 996 culture, a grueling 72-hour work week popular in China that's been criticized for ruining work-life balance

Alibaba, a Chinese e-commerce giant, is one of many companies criticized for its grueling work culture. Thomas Peter/Reuters The 996 schedule compels employees to work from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., six days a week. The schedule is widespread in China, especially among tech companies in China's Silicon Valley. Chinese workers have blasted the policy on social media for ruining their personal lives. See more stories on Insider's business page. The brutal work schedule known as the "996" ha...
Tags: Elon Musk, Science, News, China, Trends, Tech, Alibaba, Silicon Valley, Github, Jack Ma, Overtime, Weibo, Tech Companies, Reuters, Ma, South China Morning Post


Apple Watch Series 6 (GPS, 40mm) RED $279 (Reg. $399)

  This is the best price  we have seen on the newest apple watch. Get Apple Watch Series 6 (GPS, 40mm) RED $279 (Reg. $399) Also get Free 6-mo. Apple Fitness+ Description: GPS model lets you take calls and reply to texts from your wrist Measure your blood oxygen with an all-new sensor and app Check... Read More
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