GitHub Removes GTA Fan Projects re3 and reVC Following New Take-Two DMCA Notice

After Take-Two Interactive sent a legal letter to Github referencing a copyright infringement lawsuit against the people behind the popular re3 and reVC Grand Theft Auto fan projects, Github has now removed the repositories for a second time. Take-Two has also demanded the removal of many project forks and wants Github to take action under its repeat infringer policy. TorrentFreak reports: Just before the weekend, a new entry in Github's DMCA repository revealed the existence of a letter (PDF) s...
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Apple Makes 'Celebrating Steve' Tribute Video Available on YouTube

To commemorate the 10th anniversary of Steve Jobs passing away on Tuesday, Apple shared a short film called "Celebrating Steve" on its website, and Apple has now made the video available on YouTube for those who may have missed it. Apple describes the short film as a tribute to Steve Jobs and a celebration of his life and his extraordinary vision. The video includes many photos and short clips of Steve Jobs from throughout his life, ranging from his early days at Apple with fellow co-founder St...
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A Controversial Autism Treatment Is About To Become a Very Big Business

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Motherboard: At Duke University's Marcus Center for Cellular Cures, parents can enroll their children into a number of clinical trials that aim to study the effects of cells derived from umbilical cord blood on treating the effects of autism and brain injuries; adults can also participate in a trial testing whether cord blood can help them recover from ischemic strokes. And when parents can't get their children into any of these clinical trials, particula...
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Google Maps Can Now Show You the Most Fuel-Efficient Route

Google has introduced a number of new "eco-friendly routing" tools to Google Maps, including the ability to view the route that's most fuel-efficient, and how much you can save on fuel with a slight detour. Here's a list of the new features rolling out for consumers, as reported by Fast Company: 1.) When you search for flights on Google, you'll see the CO2 emissions for each flight, with green badges for the lowest-footprint options. The tool also calculates emissions per seat; first-class seat...
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A Blank Wall Can Show How Many People Are in a Room and What They're Doing

Stare at a blank wall in any room, and you are unlikely to learn much more than the paint color. But a new technology can inconspicuously scan the same surface for shadows and reflections imperceptible to the human eye, then analyze them to determine details, including how many people are in the room -- and what they are doing. From a report: This could be used to spy on activity from around a corner, learn more from a partial view of a space or watch someone avoiding a camera's line of sight. A...
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Microsoft Shares Windows 11 TPM Check Bypass For Unsupported PCs

Microsoft has published a new support webpage where they provide an official method to bypass the TPM 2.0 and CPU checks (TPM 1.2 is still required) and have Windows 11 installed on unsupported systems. Bleeping Computer reports: [I]t looks like Microsoft couldn't ignore the fact that bypassing TPM checks is fairly simple, so to avoid having people breaking their systems by using non-standardized third-party scripts, they decided to just give users an official way to do it. Installing Windows 11...
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China PCR Purchases Spiked In Months Before First Known Covid Cases, Firm Says

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Bloomberg: The Chinese province that was the initial epicenter of the Covid-19 outbreak made significant purchases of equipment used to test for infectious diseases months before Beijing notified international authorities of the emergence of a new coronavirus, according to research by a cybersecurity company. The province's purchase of polymerase chain reaction, or PCR, testing equipment, which allows scientists to amplify DNA samples to test for infectio...
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How to track an Amazon package on a computer or mobile device

Most things you order from Amazon can be tracked right up to your door. Shutterstock You can track most Amazon packages from the Amazon website on your computer or via the mobile app. If the order is being shipped by Amazon's own Amazon Logistics, you can see the delivery on a live map on delivery day. If you want to track all your orders in a single app - including deliveries not coming from Amazon - you can use a third-party delivery app like Parcel or Deliveries. Visit Insider'...
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Best Amazon early Black Friday tech deals you can shop today

We want to share these fantastic early Amazon Black Friday deals on our favorite tech gadgets so you can get your shopping done before the feeding frenzy.
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Apple Says Apps Must Offer a Way To Delete Your Account Starting In Early 2022

Apple says that as of January 31st, 2022, all applications will need to offer people a method of deleting their accounts. This applies to all iOS, iPadOS and macOS apps. Engadget reports: The company announced this requirement alongside other App Store guideline changes at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in June as part of a push to give users more control over their data. As The Verge notes, Apple is only requiring developers to let people "initiate deletion of their account from with...
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How to find your current location in Google Maps

You can find where you are currently using Google Maps on a computer or mobile device. Nico De Pasquale Photography/Getty Images Both the Google Maps website and app have a "Current Location" button that lets you find exactly where you are. To find your current location, you might have to give Google Maps permission to track you. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Google Maps is great for getting directions to far off cities and obscure shopping plazas. But what i...
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Windows 11 Might Tank Ryzen CPU Performance, AMD Warns

AMD said Windows 11 can cut game performance on Ryzen CPUs by 10 to 15 percent, and the operating system may not utilize AMD's "preferred core" technology, but a fix is in the works. PCWorld reports: A support note on AMD's web site published this week said Windows 11 may increase L3 cache latency a whopping threefold, which can cause slowdowns in latency sensitive applications. Lighter duty, cache-sensitive games might see a 3 percent to 5 percent hit, and lighter-duty games as e-sports titles ...
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What to expect from Best Buy before Black Friday 2021, including the best deals available now

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Best Buy is offering many great deals right now ahead of Black Friday. Best Buy; Gilbert Espinoza/Business Insider Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Black Friday 2021 is on the horizon and retailers are getting ready to offer some of the best discounts and sales of the year. Though the shopping holiday doesn't officially begin until November 26, many stores are starting deals earlier than ever. Bes...
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The 5 best Fitbit trackers and smartwatches of 2021 to improve your health and fitness

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky All of Fitbit's wearables track steps, calories burned, workouts, and sleep patterns, often automatically. We compared every current Fitbit to find the best in the lineup, from its smartwatches to its basic trackers. Our top pick, the Versa 3, has all the smartwatch basics plus built-in GPS, a huge display, and long battery life. A fitness tracker or smartwatch is an incredible tool to help you pay more attention to patterns in your health, get serious ab...
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The Justice Department accidentally unsealed a rare 'keyword warrant' ordering Google to hand over data on anyone who searched a victim's name, report says

"These blanket warrants circumvent constitutional checks on police surveillance," the ACLU wrote in a letter to Google last year. Mark Lennihan/AP Photo The US government accidentally unsealed court records that disclosed a rare "keyword warrant," Forbes reported. Google was reportedly ordered to identify anyone who searched the name, phone number, or address of a sexual-assault victim. The Big Tech giant then secretly handed over user names and IP addresses to police, Forbes says. See m...
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With a Group and Need a Ride? Fetii, a New Austin-Based Rideshare Service Has You Covered

From left, Matthew Iommi, CEO of Fetii, and Justin Rath, chief technology officer for Fetii. The beauty of ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft is that they provide convenient transportation for individuals, however, groups have been left behind. With only sedans and SUVs available, groups are forced to split up and take multiple vehicles. Austin-based startup Fetii has a solution.Fetii’s platform and network of 15-passenger vehicles deliver on-demand transportation for groups of riders. ...
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Family Biking: Bikes and kids and rain, oh my!

It will be their first rainy season on the bike. Wish us luck. (Photo: Shannon Johnson/BikePortland) The rain has begun. Having the right gear is only part of it… the even bigger hurdle is psychological. Which means, for all Portland area bike riders, and especially those riding with children, it’s decision time: will we be fair weather riders, safely packing away the bikes in some dusty corner until the sun reliably returns next spring? Or will we choose to bike on the occasional dry ...
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European Parliament Calls For a Ban On Facial Recognition

The European Parliament today called for a ban on police use of facial recognition technology in public places, and on predictive policing, a controversial practice that involves using AI tools in hopes of profiling potential criminals before a crime is even committed. Politico reports: In a resolution adopted overwhelmingly in favor, MEPs also asked for a ban on private facial recognition databases, like the ones used by the controversial company Clearview AI. The Parliament also supports the E...
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Navy Facebook Account Hacked To Stream 'Age of Empires'

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Motherboard: The U.S. Navy has lost control of the official Facebook page for its destroyer-class warship, the USS Kidd. Someone has hacked the page and, for the past two days, done nothing but stream Age of Empires. The first stream went on for four hours. As first reported by Task & Purpose, the USS Kidd lost control of its Facebook account at 10:26 p.m. on October 3. The destroyer class warship then streamed Age of Empires for four hours under the head...
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Can House Of The Dragon Overcome Its Last Jedi Problem?

After the backlash to Game of Thrones season 8, prequel show House of the Dragon will have to overcome a problem that's similar to the one seen after Star Wars: The Last Jedi. When Game of Thrones ended in 2019, it did so as the biggest TV show in the world. Many had long expected it to go out in a blaze of glory, but instead it simply sparked fires across the internet; to say it was divisive would perhaps be an understatement, as the final run of episodes were mauled by critics and audiences a...
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Bryan Andrews & AC Bradley Interview: Marvel's What If...? Season 1 Finale

Warning: SPOILERS for Marvel's What If...? Season 1 Finale - "What If... The Watcher Broke His Oath?"Marvel's What If...? season 1 finale brought the heroes across the show's various MCU timelines to stop Ultron (Ross Marquand), who threatened to destroy the Multiverse with the Infinity Stones. In "What If... The Watcher Broke His Oath?" the Watcher (Jeffrey Wright) assembled the Guardians of the Multiverse, including Captain Peggy Carter (Hayley Atwell), T'Challa Star-Lord (Chadwick Boseman), ...
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How to schedule an email in Gmail, and edit or delete scheduled emails

Scheduling emails to send at specific times can help you manage your Gmail workload. 10'000 Hours/Getty Images To schedule an email in Gmail on desktop or mobile, use the schedule send tool. When using Gmail on desktop, this option can be found by clicking the down arrow next to the "Send" button. When using the Gmail mobile app, this option is located in the "More" menu. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. If you find yourself working outside of regular office...
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Android 12 is out. Or is it? Here’s why we think Google delayed the release

Google announced the release of Android 12, but is making users jump through a lot of hoops to get it. Here's what we think happened.
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Google to Fix Bug That Disables Safari AMP Search Results on iOS 15 Devices

A bug in iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 is preventing Safari from loading AMP links for Google search results, but the issue is not intentional and Google is preparing a fix that's set to be released in the near future. Developer Jeff Johnson today published a blog post speculating on whether Google had intentionally disabled AMP links for Google search results in Safari on devices running ‌iOS 15‌ (via MacStories) after he noticed their disappearance. As he noted, Safari's Google search results do n...
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iOS 15’s Focus mode blends simplicity and depth. Here’s how to use it properly

Apple’s iOS 15 brings Focus mode to help you block distracting notifications. It’s highly customizable, but still has oodles of simplicity where you need it.
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Swan Song: Release Date, Cast, And More

Apple TV+ may not be as acclaimed or popular as fellow streamers like Netflix, Hulu, or Disney+, but they've still got an impressive line-up of talent producing original movies and TV shows that are exclusive to their small but growing library. "Swan Song" will be one of the new movies coming to Apple TV+ this winter, and the drama boasts an intriguing genre-bending premise and an impressive cast that includes Mahershala Ali ("Moonlight"), Glenn Close ("The Wife"), Naomie Harris ("Skyfall"), and...
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Squid Game TikTok Video Points Out What The English Subtitles Get Wrong

A TikTok video made by a Squid Game fan reveals that the series' English subtitles don't often accurately translate to their Korean meaning. Squid Game is a survival drama written and directed by Hwang Dong-hyuk with a stellar cast of South Korean stars, including Lee Jung-Jae, Park Hae-soo, Jung Ho-Yeon, Kim Joo-ryoung, and O Yeong-su. The story revolves around a contest where 456 players from all walks of life play a series of children's games in an attempt to win the grand prize of ₩45.6 b...
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Netflix tips and tricks: 12 ways to get the most out of your Netflix subscription and viewing experience, including keyboard shortcuts and other hidden features

There are many ways you can customize Netflix viewing to your liking. Shayanne Gal/Business Insider Using Netflix is relatively straightforward, but there are tips and tricks you can use to improve your viewing experience.Once you've picked the best Netflix plan, and made sure you're watching in the best quality possible, try setting up profiles to personalize your account.Netflix is available on dozens of different devices, and each app has its own features and secrets.For instance...
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What If Episode 9’s Credits Scene Explained: Captain Carter's Endgame Ending

Warning: Contains SPOILERS for Marvel's What if...? episode 9.Marvel’s What If…? season 1 has come to an end, and the season finale ends with a curious post-credits scene that twists Captain America’s Avengers: Endgame ending for Captain Carter. The animated MCU has been primarily composed of isolated one-off stories set in different realities of the Marvel multiverse, but episode 9 unites a team of characters from across the season to battle Ultron as the Guardians of the Multiverse. The tea...
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How to Install AngularJS on AlmaLinux 8

AngularJS is a JavaScript-based open-source front-end web application framework primarily maintained by Google that assists with running single-page applications. It allows developers to use HTML as their template language and lets them create robust, interactive websites without having to reload the browser for every new page view. 
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