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Intel Not Considering UK Chip Factory After Brexit

The boss of Intel says the US chipmaker is no longer considering building a factory in the UK because of Brexit. The BBC reports: Pat Gelsinger told the BBC that before the UK left the EU, the country "would have been a site that we would have considered." But he added: "Post-Brexit... we're looking at EU countries and getting support from the EU." Intel is investing up to $95 billion on opening and upgrading semiconductor plants in Europe over the next 10 years, as well as boosting its US outpu...
Tags: Europe, UK, US, Tech, Eu, Intel, Bbc, Brexit, Pat Gelsinger, Gelsinger, EU Intel, Intel Not Considering UK Chip Factory


Hackers of SolarWinds Stole Data On US Sanctions Policy, Intelligence Probes

An anonymous reader writes: The suspected Russian hackers who used SolarWinds and Microsoft software to burrow into U.S. federal agencies emerged with information about counter-intelligence investigations, policy on sanctioning Russian individuals and the country's response to COVID-19, people involved in the investigation told Reuters. The hacks were widely publicized after their discovery late last year, and American officials have blamed Russia's SVR foreign intelligence service, which denies...
Tags: Microsoft, Russia, Tech, Justice Department, Cisa, Solarwinds, Reuters, Krebs, SVR, Chris Krebs, Cristin Goodwin, Digital Security Unit


Squid Game Star Jung Ho-Yeon Failed One Of The 'Games' In Real Life

Spoilers through episode 3 of "Squid Game."It might sound odd, but part of what makes Netflix's new global sensation, "Squid Game," so utterly horrific is all the nostalgia. The "Battle Royale"-esque storyline sees hundreds of contestants competing in various games for an enormous sum of money. Except, rather than fight to the death, they're playing a bunch of drastically scaled-up children's games. You might recall fond childhood memories of playing "red light, green light" in the park or schoo...
Tags: Google, Television, Movies, News, Netflix, Jung, Battle Royale, Netflix Korea, Squid Game, Jung Ho yeon, Kang Sae


Google To Cut Off Ad Money For YouTube Videos That Spread Climate Change Denial

The decision comes amid increased warnings about the threat of global warming ahead of the U.N. climate summit.
Tags: Google, News


Supremely Misinformed or Supremely Misleading?

From a column on the upcoming NYSRPA case at SCOTUS:New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Buren, scheduled for oral argument next month, is the biggest Second Amendment case since the 2008 landmark decision in District of Columbia v. Heller, in which Justice Antonin Scalia penned a majority opinion that effectively trumped the Court’s ruling in United States v. Miller. That case held in 1939 that the Second Amendment protects state militias. In Heller, the Court declared for the first tim...
Tags: Google, Politics, Guns, Court, United States, District Of Columbia, Miller, Supremes, Tam, Antonin Scalia, McDonald, Heller, Boomsticks, Ignorance is no excuse for a law, Wehle, New York State Rifle Pistol Association


Google, YouTube Ban Ads on Content Denying Climate Change Science

Google said it will prohibit ads and monetization of YouTube videos and publisher content that deny climate change or contradict “well-established scientific consensus” about the causes of climate change. YouTube will still allow videos with falsehoods about climate change on its platform — but will demonetize videos or channels that promote hoaxes or conspiracy theories […]
Tags: Google, News, Youtube


Motivated by commerce, not conscience, Google bans ads for climate change consensus contradictors

Publishers won't get ads, advertisers won't get a voice, nobody will be spared weeks of tedious culture wars Google has decided not to run any ads alongside content that "contradicts well-established scientific consensus around the existence and causes of climate change".…
Tags: Google, Software


Tesla Moves Headquarters From California To Texas

phalse phace writes: During Tesla's shareholder meeting today, CEO Elon Musk announced that the company's headquarters will be moving from California to Texas, making good on his threat to do so after Alameda County officials blocked the full reopening of Tesla's Fremont plant. Regardless of the move, Musk reiterated that Tesla would be increasing production at its California plant: "To be clear we will be continuing to expand our activities in California. Our intention is to increase output fro...
Tags: Elon Musk, Texas, California, Tech, Tesla, Musk, Bay Area, FREMONT, Alameda County, Giga Nevada


Foundation Has Been Renewed For A Second Season By Apple TV

You don't have to be a psycho-historian to predict the future of "Foundation." The show just premiered two weeks ago, but Apple TV+ has already renewed it for a second season, so kneel before it now like it's your cloned god-emperor.Apple TV+ giveth and it taketh away. We just heard that it has canceled "Mr. Corman," Joseph Gordon-Levitt's half-hour dramedy about a teacher facing a midlife crisis, but "Foundation," at least, will live to see another season.If you're behind on your Apple TV+ show...
Tags: Apple, Television, Movies, News, Apple TV, David Goyer, Lee Pace, Foundation, Skydance, Rick, Josh Friedman, Isaac Asimov, Hari, Asimov, David S Goyer, Hari Seldon


Zodiac Expert Calls 'Bullshit' On Possible ID of Zodiac Killer

"Tom Voigt, a Zodiac Killer expert and author who runs ZodiacKiller.com, pulls no punches when commenting on the story picked up by FoxNews that is now being posted at various news outlets including Slashdot," writes Slashdot reader ISayWeOnlyToBePolite. Rolling Stone spoke to Voigt on Wednesday about the bombshell report and why, in his opinion, it's "bullshit." From the article: By now obviously you've seen the news about the Zodiac Killer's identification. What's your take on it? Yeah, I've g...
Tags: Facebook, Tech, Allen, Slashdot, Fincher, Voigt, Zodiac Killer, Poste, Tom Voigt, ISayWeOnlyToBePolite Rolling Stone, Richard Gaikowski


Incrementality 101

In this Marketing Over Coffee: In this episode learn about The Facebook Crash, Incrementality, and more! Direct Link to File Brought to you by our sponsors: UserTesting and Upfluence Why did Facebook Crash? 9:18 Experience what your customers experience with UserTesting. The UserTesting Human Insight Platform lets you understand it all from their perspective. And it allows you to target your exact audience, ask any question or request to perform tasks, and, most valuably, get a wind...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Podcast, Marketing, Netflix, Marketing Over Coffee Newsletter, Analytics for Marketers Slack Group Get the Job, Department Of Truth


Tesla headquarters will move from California to Texas, Elon Musk announces

CEO confirms move in shareholder meeting after clashes with California officials over pandemic restrictionsElon Musk has announced that Tesla will move its headquarters from California to Texas, following through on a threat he had hinted at for several months.The company has been building a new plant in Austin and the CEO confirmed the move in a shareholder meeting on Thursday. He gave no timeline, however, and said the electric car maker will keep expanding its manufacturing capacity in the Go...
Tags: Elon Musk, Texas, Technology, California, Tesla, US news, Austin, Texas Elon Musk


What happens if quantum physicists can prove reality isn’t real?

You’re probably not reading this right now. That’s not a philosophical statement about the number of non-readers a given news article has. It’s a declaration of the literal. This article might not exist. You, me, TNW’s Neural vertical for artificial intelligence news and analysis, our offices in Amsterdam, your favorite T-shirt: it’s quite possible that none of these things actually exist. Or that they all exist but the reality they exist in doesn’t. It’s complicated. But it’s not as counter-int...
Tags: Startups, Science, Tech, Amsterdam, Neural, Next Featured


Steve Jobs Tried To Convince Dell To License Mac Software

It's been 10 years since the death of Steve Jobs. Michael Dell talks about his memories of the tech icon, including when Jobs tried to convince Dell to license Mac software to run on Intel-based PCs. CNET reports: Fast forward to 1993. Jobs, ousted from Apple after a fallout with the company's board in 1985, had started a new company, called Next, and created a beautiful (but expensive) workstation, with its own operating system, as well as software called WebObjects for building web-based appli...
Tags: Apple, Texas, Jobs, Microsoft, Mac, Steve Jobs, Tech, Intel, Dell, Cnet, Steve, Sun Microsystems, Dell Inc, WebObjects, Steve Jobs Michael Dell, Mac OS Dell


Google and YouTube say they will cut off climate-change deniers from being able to monetize their content and display ads

Google CEO Sundar Pichai. Justin Sullivan via Getty Images Google plans to intervene in content that promotes lies about climate change. YouTube previously banned all anti-vaccine content, despite historically avoiding content moderation. The policy will affect advertisers, publishers, and YouTube creators. Google is pulling the plug on climate deniers on its platform, banning content that contradicts well-established research from the scientific community, the company announced on Thursda...
Tags: Google, News, Congress, Climate Change, Youtube, Trends, Ipcc, Bloomberg, Google Maps, Misinformation, Avaaz, United Nations Intergovernmental Panel, Tech Insider, YouTube Partner Program, Kate Brandt, Getty Images Google


Cloudflare Doesn't Have To Cut Off Copyright-Infringing Websites, Judge Rules

An anonymous reader writes: Cloudflare is not liable for the copyright infringement of websites that use its content-delivery and security services, a federal judge ruled yesterday. Cloudflare was sued in November 2018 by Mon Cheri Bridals and Maggie Sottero Designs, two wedding dress manufacturers and sellers that alleged Cloudflare was guilty of contributory copyright infringement because it didn't terminate services for websites that infringed on the dressmakers' copyrighted designs. The comp...
Tags: Tech, Cloudflare, Ninth Circuit, Maggie Sottero, Mon Cheri Bridals, Chhabria, Vince Chhabria


Google will prevent climate change deniers from making money from ads

Google is cracking down on the ability of climate change deniers to make money off its platforms and to spread climate misinformation through advertisements.
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M1X MacBook Pro prototype leaks from Apple Park with 512 GB of storage and 16 GB of RAM

A leak has showcased one of Apple's upcoming M1X MacBook Pros. Supposedly, the prototype has 16 GB of RAM and 512 GB of storage; 32 GB...
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Steve Jobs Asked Dell to Pre-Install Mac OS on PCs and Pay Hundreds of Millions in Royalties

The 10 year anniversary of Steve Jobs death took place earlier this week, sparking tech leaders to share their stories of Apple's former CEO. Dell CEO Michael Dell spoke to CNET, reminiscing about the time that Steve Jobs aimed to get Dell to license Mac OS to run on Intel-based PCs and how that might have changed the PC industry. As the story goes, Jobs first approached Dell about a partnership after being ousted from Apple and establishing NeXT. Jobs wanted Dell to use the NeXT operating s...
Tags: Apple, Microsoft, Steve Jobs, Intel, Michael Dell, Dell, Cnet, Steve, Steve Jobs Asked Dell, Mac OS Dell


Material You rolling out to Google Messages [Update: Wide Dynamic Color availability]

The latest version of Google Messages widely introduces a Material You redesign, but is currently missing Dynamic Color on Pixel phones...
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Comcast's Sky Jumping Into Television Business With Sky Glass

phalse phace shares a report from The Verge: British Satellite broadcaster Sky is moving away from the satellite dishes that have defined its TV service for decades. Sky Glass is launching today, an ambitious effort to sell television sets that stream Sky TV content over Wi-Fi directly to consumers. There's no external box, no satellite dish, and no need for a soundbar. Although announced for the UK today, Sky has global aspirations for Glass TV "built on technology borne of the collaboration as...
Tags: UK, Microsoft, US, Tech, Netflix, Comcast, Sky, Dolby Atmos, Comcast Corporation, HLG, Dolby Vision HDR, Sky Cinema, Disney Plus Sky, Sky Glass TV


How to use Google Maps as a trip planner and make a full itinerary

Google Maps has several features that can simplify your trip planning. skaman306/Getty Images You can use Google Maps as a trip planner through the "Places" and "My Map" features. Both the Google Maps website and app let you save locations to lists, which you can then get immediate directions to. When getting directions, you can look up reviews and add multiple stops to your route. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Google Maps has become an essential part of any ...
Tags: Google, Trends, Vacations, Google Maps, Navigation, Trip Planning, Hard Rock Cafe, Tech Insider, Google Reviews, Tech Reference, Software & Apps (Reference, Tech How To, William Antonelli


How to use Apple TV's color calibration feature to get the best picture possible on your screen

Apple TV's color calibration feature requires an iPhone. Apple To calibrate your Apple TV's color display, you need tvOS 14.5 or higher and an iPhone with Face ID. Start the color balance feature from the Apple TV's Settings app in the Video and Audio section. To calibrate the color, you need to hold your iPhone close to the TV screen, keeping it within the outlines shown on screen. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Regardless of what kind of TV you ...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Trends, Apple TV, Dave Johnson, Tech Insider, Color Calibration, Tech Reference, Tech How To, Streaming (Reference


Mnuchin Says Crypto Stablecoins 'Shouldn't Be Like Casino Chips'

With U.S. financial officials poised to to issue a report on stablecoins, former U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the cryptocurrencies designed to be pegged to other assets such as the dollar should be regulated and their underlying funds put into banks. From a report: "They shouldn't be like casino chips," Mnuchin said Thursday at the Bloomberg Invest Global virtual conference. "If you are going to issue a stablecoin, the actual money should go be held in a regulated bank, in a trust...
Tags: Tech, Bloomberg News, U S Treasury, Mnuchin, Steven Mnuchin, Bloomberg Invest Global


How to convert a PDF file to a Google Doc with or without its original formatting

It's possible to convert a PDF to a Google Doc, though the results may vary. FG Trade/Getty Images You can convert a PDF to a Google Doc if your PDF meets certain guidelines, like page orientation. If you want to convert it with the formatting, you'll need to have access to Microsoft Word. Just be aware that the free version of Word doesn't work with that conversion method. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. PDFs can be useful, but if you don't own...
Tags: Google, Google Drive, Microsoft, Trends, Google Docs, Pdf, Microsoft Word, Google Doc, Tech Insider, Tech Reference, Software & Apps (Reference, Tech How To, Devon Delfino, Word Document, PDF file


Miss Piggy Interview: Muppets Haunted Mansion

Miss Piggy and the rest of the Muppets are back in Muppets Haunted Mansion. The Disney+ Halloween special sees the Muppet gang spending the night in a Muppet-ized version of the iconic Haunted Mansion attraction alongside a cast of celebrity guests. Muppets Haunted Mansion will be available to stream on Disney+ on October 8.Screen Rant sat down with the diva herself, Miss Piggy to talk about working with other stars and reuniting with old friends.Screen Rant: There are so many celebrities in thi...
Tags: Entertainment, Disney, Tech, Kermit, Craig Robinson Pat Sajak Pat Sajak, Darren Chris


How to set up automatic email forwarding in Gmail

There are a few different ways to forward emails in your Gmail account. The Good Brigade/Getty Images You can do email forwarding in Gmail one-by-one or en masse. To forward up to 50 emails at once, you can install the Multi Email Forward extension for the Chrome browser. You can set up automatic forwarding for all Gmail messages or only those that meet certain criteria in Gmail's Settings menu. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Most email services allow yo...
Tags: Chrome, Google, Gmail, Trends, Gmail Account, Dave Johnson, Tech Insider, Multi Email Forward, Forwarding, Tech Reference, Software & Apps (Reference, Tech How To, Gmail tips, Gmail features, Grace Eliza Goodwin Insider, POP IMAP


SIGN UP NOW: Leaders discuss how to excel as HR innovators

SDI Productions/Getty According to the World Economic Forum, companies have a record number of open positions in the US. Leaders in the HR and technology sectors will share how to build brands that are compelling to their customers as well as their employees. On November 14, 2021, Insider is hosting "HR Innovation & Prioritizing People," a free virtual event at noon ET, presented by Workplace from Facebook and featuring speakers from Facebook, IBM, Wellbeing Works LLC, Humu, and more. Cli...
Tags: Facebook, Technology, Workplace, US, Trends, Company Culture, HR, Innovation, Human Resources, Moss, World Economic Forum, Insider Events, Hybrid Work, Hybrid working, Sp-fb-workplace-21, Facebook IBM Wellbeing Works LLC Humu


Bilingual Comedy ‘Acapulco’ Brings Technicolor Charm, Sly Subversion to Apple TV Plus: TV Review

When wide-eyed, ambitious Maximo (Enrique Arrizon) looks at the gleaming pink hotel that’s overlooked Acapulco his entire life, he sees opportunities and riches he can’t get anywhere else in his town circa 1984. He sees a way out of poverty, a chance to dream, an escape from the mundane. When his mother (Vanessa Bauche) looks […]
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Acapulco, Eugenio Derbez, Damian Alcazar, Apple TV Plus, Maximo Enrique Arrizon, Vanessa Bauche



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