Top 7 Untapped Blog Niches in 2021

With so many niches available, it can be hard to choose the right one to focus on when creating a new blog.  The truth is that some niches are much better than others when it comes to drilling down and leaving your mark. In this article, we’ll look at the top untapped niches that you should be considering when blogging in 2021.  Let’s get right into it. Exotic Pets A lot of people are interested in getting a pet, but not everyone is ready for the responsibility that comes with it...
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Steve Wozniak Shares a Video About His New Space Startup

Tonight 71-year-old Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak tweeted ten words: "A Private space company is starting up, unlike the others." The tweet also included the URL for a new video just uploaded tonight to YouTube about a company called Privateer. "Together we'll go far," says the narrator, later offering these thoughts on the people of our planet. "We are explorers. We are dreamers, risk-takers, engineers, and star gazers. We are human. And it's up to us to work together to do what is right and...
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Southeast Asia-focused Jungle Ventures announces $225M first close for its fourth fund

(From left to right) Jungle Ventures’ founding partner Amit Anand, managing partner David Gowdey and founding partner Anurag Srivastava Southeast Asia’s funding boom is set to continue, with Jungle Ventures announcing today the $225 million first close of its fourth fund. Fund IV started raising in mid-May and is targeting a total of $350 million. The majority of its limited partners are returning from previous funds, and include Temasek Holdings, IFC (which put $25 million in Fund IV), DEG an...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, TC, Asia, Southeast Asia, Singapore, India, Tech, Venture Capital, Vietnam, Livspace, Jungle Ventures, Amit Anand, Anand, Southeast Asia Southeast Asia, Anurag Srivastava, Sociolla

iPhone camera can be damaged by motorcycle vibrations, Apple says

Apple has quietly added a new section to its support pages warning that motorcycle vibrations can damage an iPhone’s camera over time.
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How to Request Payments with Stripe Checkout and Google Sheets

Stripe payment links make it easy for you to accept credit card payments from customers anywhere in the world without even having a website. You can use the Stripe dashboard to generate payment links and then send the links over email, WhatsApp, SMS, or share them on your social media pages.A limitation of Stripe Payment links is that you can only generate them manually. Stripe has a feature-rich API but it doesn’t allow you to generate payment links automatically. Stripe Payment Link Genera...
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As More US Men Abandon Higher Education, Are Admissions Officers Discriminating Against Women?

The Wall Street Journal reports an interesting observation about America. "Men are abandoning higher education in such numbers that they now trail female college students by record levels." Slashdot reader Joe_Dragon shared their report: At the close of the 2020-21 academic year, women made up 59.5% of college students, an all-time high, and men 40.5%, according to enrollment data from the National Student Clearinghouse, a nonprofit research group. U.S. colleges and universities had 1.5 million...
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Google disclosed times it provided user data to Hong Kong authorities, even though it said last year it was going to stop

Google in Manhattan. Mark Lennihan/AP Photo Google said it gave user data to local authorities in Hong Kong last year. The company stopped responding to data requests from Hong Kong after the city passed a restrictive national security law in 2020. Google provided the data saying it kept to its Terms of Service, which allows an exception in cases of emergencies. See more stories on Insider's business page. Google sent user data to Hong Kong officials in the latter half of 2020 after it...
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Apple Says Motorcycle Vibrations Can Damage IPhone Cameras

Long-time Slashdot reader fahrbot-bot quotes Engadget: Hold off on purchasing that iPhone mount for your motorbike. In a new Apple Support post first seen by MacRumors, the tech giant has warned that high amplitude vibrations, "specifically those generated by high-power motorcycle engines" transmitted through handlebars, can damage its phones' cameras. As the publication notes, that damage can be permanent. A simple Google search will surface posts over the past few years by users whose ca...
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Technology giant Olympus hit by BlackMatter ransomware

Olympus said in a brief statement Sunday that it is “currently investigating a potential cybersecurity incident” affecting its European, Middle East and Africa computer network. “Upon detection of suspicious activity, we immediately mobilized a specialized response team including forensics experts, and we are currently working with the highest priority to resolve this issue. As part of the investigation, we have suspended data transfers in the affected systems and have informed the relevant exte...
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Was Theranos a Sign of Larger Problems in Silicon Valley's Startup Culture?

Were Elizabeth Holmes and Theranos symptomatic of something larger? The BBC's North America tech reporter writes that in Silicon Valley, many believe that the story, "far from being an aberration — speaks of systemic problems with start-up culture." In Silicon Valley, hyping up your product — over-promising — isn't unusual, and Ms Holmes was clearly very good at it... She projected an unfaltering confidence that the technology would change the world. "It's baked in to the culture" said Margaret ...
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A 10-Course Introduction to Data Science from Johns Hopkins

Data is now everywhere. And those who can harness data effectively stand poised to innovate and make impactful decisions. This holds true in business, medicine, healthcare, education and other spheres of life. Enter the 10-course Introduction to Data Science from Johns Hopkins. Offered on the Coursera platform, this course sequence covers “the concepts and tools you’ll need throughout the entire data science pipeline, from asking the right kinds of questions to making inferences and publ...
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Apple Upside-Down Cake

When I’m looking for a comforting dessert on a crisp fall day, I reach for this apple upside-down cake. It’s a richly spiced cake covered in decadent brown sugar caramelized apples. Try it warm with whipped cream or ice cream. While pineapple upside-down cake is the most common upside-down cake (I even make that into pineapple upside-down cupcakes), pineapple isn’t the only cake that works incredibly well upside-down! In this version, the apples become perfectly caramelized and taste like a...
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'Every Message Was Copied to the Police': the Daring Sting Behind the An0m Phone

The Guardian tells the story of "a viral sensation in the global underworld," the high-security An0m phones, which launched with "a grassroots marketing campaign, identifying so-called influencers — 'well-known crime figures who wield significant power and influence over other criminal associates', according to a US indictment — within criminal subcultures." An0m could not be bought in a shop or on a website. You had to first know a guy. Then you had to be prepared to pay the astronomical cost...
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Apple debuts next iPhone, Vogue streams Met Gala and Emmys air: The Week Ahead

Marketing and media events to watch in the next seven days.
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Epic Games Appeals Ruling in Lawsuit Alleging Apple Monopoly

Epic Games filed notice that is appealing a federal judge’s decision in a lawsuit alleging that Apple has been running an illegal monopoly that stifles competition.
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Scientists Probe Whether Uranium Cubes in US Lab Were Produced by Nazis

The New York Times reports: Scientists at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and the University of Maryland are working to determine whether three uranium cubes they have in their possession were produced by Germany's failed nuclear program during World War II. The answer could lead to more questions, such as whether the Nazis might have had enough uranium to create a critical reaction. And if the Nazis had been successful in building an atomic bomb, what would that have meant for the wa...
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Ask Slashdot: Why Is Firefox Losing Users?

This weekend finds some long-time Slashdot readers debating why research shows Firefox losing market share. Long-time Slashdot reader chiguy shares one theory: "Firefox keeps losing users, according to this rant, because it arrogantly refuses to listen to its users." Slashdot reader BAReFO0t countered that that can't be the reason, "because Google does that too." (They blame Chrome's "feature" addition treadmill, where "they keep adding stupid kitchen sinks for the sole and only purpose to mak...
Tags: Firefox, Google, Tech, Slashdot, Netscape

Protect My Car: Reviews, Cost, & Coverage (2021)

Affiliate disclosure: Automoblog and its partners may be compensated when you purchase the products below. Protect My Car Review In Our Opinion: Protect My Car reviews indicate this company has a positive reputation for customer service, various maintenance plan options, and fair rates for extended car warranties. Industry Standing Coverage ...
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Boeing's Directors Are Now Facing an Investor Lawsuit Over Fatal 737 Max Crashes

Alain Williams (Slashdot reader #2972) brings this report from the BBC: Boeing's board of directors must face a lawsuit from shareholders over two fatal crashes involving its 737 Max plane, a U.S. judge has ruled. Morgan Zurn said the first crash was a "red flag" about a key safety system on the aircraft "that the board should have heeded but instead ignored". She said the real victims were the dead and their families but investors had also lost billions of dollars... In her ruling the Delawa...
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Apple warns motorcycle engines can damage iPhone cameras

A new support article from Apple recommends against mounting iPhones directly on motorcycles, because they can damage the camera OIS.
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Epic appeals ruling in lawsuit against Apple over App Store rules

Epic has appealed a ruling in a lawsuit against Apple that still left the 'Fortnite' developer paying damages..
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Nobody really won in the battle royale between Apple and Fortnite

Epic Games partially gets what it wanted, but Fortnite might still never return to iPhones
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Apple California Streaming Event: What to expect, from iPhone 13 to Apple Watch 7

Apple is holding its California Streaming event on September 14 to announce the iPhone 13 and other new hardware. Here's what we expect from the event.
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Surgeon General Murthy says the Biden administration's COVID-19 vaccine mandate for employers is 'legal' and 'appropriate'

Dr. Vivek Murthy, former US surgeon general AP Photo/Andrew Harnik Dr. Vivek Murthy on Sunday defended new COVID-19 vaccination mandates for employers introduced by the White House. The surgeon general says the administration's new vaccine mandates will help keep kids in school and keep the economy going. Republican governors and politicians have questioned the legality and constitutionality of the vaccine policies. See more stories on Insider's business page. Surgeon General Dr. V...
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A short history of every time Apple CEO Tim Cook praised augmented reality

Cook once said it was hard to see the appeal of Google Glass
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Apple iPhone 13, inflation data and Blinken Afghanistan hearing top week ahead

Fresh inflation data will have investors on pins and needles in the coming week, after stocks ended Friday by notching a fifth day of losses and producer prices surging 8.3% annually — the most on record.
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Personal Data About Millions of Children Stolen from Schools, Leaked onto the Darkweb

Long-time Slashdot reader phalse phace quotes NBC News: Most don't have bank passwords. Few have credit scores yet. And still, parts of the internet are awash in the personal information of millions of schoolchildren. The ongoing wave of ransomware attacks has cost companies and institutions billions of dollars and exposed personal information about everyone from hospital patients to police officers. It's also swept up school districts, meaning files from thousands of schools are currently vis...
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Can the US Create Hundreds of Thousands of Jobs With a Civilian Climate Corps?

ABC News reports: Inspired by the New Deal-era Civilian Conservation Corps, President Joe Biden and congressional Democrats are pushing for a modern counterpart: a Civilian Climate Corps that would create hundreds of thousands of jobs building trails, restoring streams and helping prevent catastrophic wildfires. Building on Biden's oft-repeated comment that when he thinks of climate change, he thinks of jobs, the White House says the multibillion-dollar program would address both priorities as y...
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Brandy Melville's CEO loves libertarianism so much he named one of his brands John Galt and used copies of 'Atlas Shrugged' as store props

John Galt is a Brandy Melville sub-brand marketed towards teenage girls, named after an Ayn Rand character. Hollis Johnson/Insider Brandy Melville incorporates libertarian easter eggs throughout its brand. Founder Stephan Marsan put copies of "Atlas Shrugged" in stores and named a brand John Galt. Insider recently investigated the teen fashion empire and uncovered allegations of racial discrimination and exploitation. See more stories on Insider's business page. At teen fashion empire ...
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