Netflix Drops Action-Packed Teaser For 'Cowboy Bebop' Series

Netflix just released an action-packed teaser for its live-action adaptation of the 1998 Japanese anime series "Cowboy Bebop." From a report: A 10-episode series -- which chronicles a group of cosmos-hopping bounty-hunters and is based on the cartoon of the same name -- will premiere on Netflix next month [...]. The 2 1/2-minute trailer, titled "The Lost Session," featured characters Spike Spiegel (voiced by John Cho), Jet Black (Mustafa Shakir) and Faye Valentine (Daniella Pineda) running after...
Tags: Tech, Netflix, Spike Spiegel, Alex Hassell, Faye Valentine Daniella Pineda, John Cho Jet Black Mustafa Shakir

Apple Rumored to Launch Lower-Priced 27-Inch Version of Pro Display XDR With ProMotion in Early 2022

Apple is planning to introduce a new 27-inch standalone display in early 2022, according to Display Supply Chain Consultants CEO Ross Young. This information comes from both Young's tweets and additional details that he shared with MacRumors. As with Apple's high-end 32-inch Pro Display XDR, Young told MacRumors that the 27-inch display will feature mini-LED backlighting, which likely means that it will have XDR branding. Young tweeted that Apple is currently planning to release the new displ...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Bloomberg, Young, Mark Gurman, Ross, Macbook Pro, Lcds, Ross Young

Boris Johnson Strikes Deal With Bill Gates To Boost Green Technology

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Guardian: The UK government has announced plans to launch a $551 million (400 million pounds) package of investment alongside the US billionaire Bill Gates to boost the development of new green technologies. Boris Johnson said the deal would help power a "green industrial revolution" and develop emerging technologies that were currently too expensive to be commercially successful but were essential to hitting the government's climate goals. Speaking a...
Tags: UK, London, US, Tech, Bill Gates, Boris Johnson, Johnson, Science Museum, Breakthrough Energy Catalyst

Works & Process at the Guggenheim, Development Director

Works & Process, an independent 501(c)3, champions artistic process and produces an insightful performing-arts series at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum’s Frank Lloyd Wright-designed 273-seat Peter B. Lewis Theater. Works & Process programs introduce audiences to creative process blending performance highlights and artist discussions, prior to premiere. With partial support from a 2-year capacity building grant from The Booth Ferris Foundation and a long-time commitment from the Board of Direct...
Tags: Google, Art, Jobs, Microsoft Office, Midtown, Guggenheim, Frank Lloyd Wright, Guggenheim Museum, Board, Hudson Valley, Solomon R Guggenheim Museum, Uptown Manhattan, Peter B Lewis, The Booth Ferris Foundation, Works Process, Harlem Stage Lincoln Center New Victory Theater

Apple Rumored to Launch 27-Inch Mini-LED iMac With ProMotion in Early 2022 [Updated]

Apple is planning to introduce a new 27-inch iMac in early 2022, according to Display Supply Chain Consultants CEO Ross Young. This information comes from both Young's tweets and additional details that he shared with MacRumors. Young told MacRumors that the 27-inch display for the iMac will feature mini-LED backlighting, which likely means that it will have XDR branding. Young tweeted that Apple is currently planning to release the new iMac in the first quarter of 2022. Young added that the...
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The New MacBook Pro Seems To Have an HDMI 2.0 Port, Not 2.1

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: The newly announced 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models have HDMI ports, but they have a limitation that could be frustrating for many users over the long term, according to Apple's specs page for both machines and as noted by Paul Haddad on Twitter. The page says the HDMI port has "support for one display with up to 4K resolution at 60 Hz." That means users with 4K displays at 120 Hz (or less likely, 8K displays at 60 Hz) won't be able t...
Tags: Apple, Tech, Paul Haddad

What is YMYL Content? (And Why You Should Pay Attention)

What is YMYL Content? The acronym YMYL literally means Your Money or Your Life. This means that these are the kinds of content where readers would invest either their money or their time in reading (and believing). If you think that your content will affect your readers’ happiness, lifestyles, financial stability, and mental state then your blog can be considered as YMYL content. Why is it important to identify if your blog is YMYL or not? Well, Google Algorithms take special care in m...
Tags: Google, Advertising, New York Times, Neil Patel, Blog Tips, YMYL

About 26% of All Malicious JavaScript Threats Are Obfuscated

Akamai researchers have analyzed 10,000 JavaScript samples including malware droppers, phishing pages, scamming tools, Magecart snippets, cryptominers, etc. At least 26% of them use some form of obfuscation to evade detection, indicating an uptick in the adoption of this basic yet effective technique. BleepingComputer reports: Obfuscation is when easy-to-understand source code is converted into a hard to understand and confusing code that still operates as intended. Threat actors commonly use ob...
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Drone to attempt rescue of four dogs trapped by volcanic lava

A drone company will attempt to rescue four dogs trapped by lava spewing from a volcano on the Spanish island of La Palma.
Tags: News, Trends, Drone, Drones, Drone Rescue

Microsoft Officially Deprecates UWP

Microsoft continues to baby-step around the obvious, but it has officially deprecated the Universal Windows Platform (UWP) as it pushes the desktop-focused Windows App SDK (formerly called Project Reunion) and WinUI 3 as the future of Windows application development. Paul Thurrott reports: For those unclear on the matter, the Windows App SDK basically takes key UWP technologies and new technologies like WinUI 3 that will not be backported to UWP and makes them available to developers in a way th...
Tags: Microsoft, Tech, Sdk, Paul Thurrott, UWP

PhonePe topples GPay as top digital payment platform

Bengaluru-based digital payments company, PhonePe, consolidated its top position with a market share of 46.7% of the aggregate value of UPI payments made during the April-September 2021 period while Google Pay’s share fell to an average of 37.6% in the same period – H1FY22, a 670-basis-point drop from 44.3% during April-September 2020. With around 44% of all the UPI payments taking place on Google Pay in H1FY21, the digital wallet platform was leading in terms of market share by 2-3 percentage ...
Tags: Google, Business, News, India, UPI, National Payments Corporation of India

Here’s how the Pixel 6’s Google Tensor challenges other Android CPUs

The Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro we officially revealed today. Alongside them, we got some confirmation about the phone’s fascinating new Google Tensor SoC — and how it’s different from anything else currently out there. There are few key ways Google is differentiating itself. One of the most peculiar, as predicted by leaks, is the arrangement of CPU cores. Some background: Current flagship Android processors like the Exynos 2100 and Snapdragon 888 use three types of cores. The Snapdragon 888, for ex...
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Drone will attempt to rescue four dogs trapped by volcanic lava

A drone company will attempt to rescue four dogs trapped by lava spewing from a volcano on the Spanish island of La Palma.
Tags: News, Trends, Drone, Drones, Drone Rescue

Doctors Blame TikTok For Surge In Teen Girls Experiencing Tics

An anonymous reader quotes a report from People: Doctors around the world are seeing a rise in cases of tic-like behaviors in teen girls, which they believe could be caused by watching TikTok videos about Tourette syndrome. Pediatric hospitals have reported an increase in teen girls coming in after developing tics, sudden twitches or noises that are a common symptom of Tourette syndrome, during the pandemic. The sudden rise is unusual, with tics typically occurring in boys, not girls. Experts in...
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Android 12 Is Now Available For Pixel Phones

Today, Google has officially launched Android 12 for select Pixel devices. The Verge reports: It's available to install right now on Pixel 3 and up, including the Pixel 3A, Pixel 4, Pixel 4A, Pixel 4A 5G, the Pixel 5, and the Pixel 5A. It'll launch on the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro, as well. Android 12 will be coming later this year to Samsung Galaxy, OnePlus, Oppo, Realme, Tecno, Vivo, and Xiaomi devices. The most noticeable feature in Android 12 is the new Material You design, which lets you go...
Tags: Google, Tech, Xiaomi, Pixel, Pixel 3a Pixel, Samsung Galaxy OnePlus Oppo Realme Tecno Vivo

Community Lens’ Pixel wallpapers show off Googlers’ photography skills [Download]

The latest collection of wallpapers available to Pixel owners, "Community Lens," includes some incredible shots taken by Google employees.
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Brave Removes Google as its Default Search Engine

As Paul Thurrott reports, Brave is removing Google Search as its default search engine. From the report: Going forward, the Brave web browser will default to Brave Search. "Brave Search has grown significantly since its release last June, with nearly 80 million queries per month," Brave CEO and co-founder Brendan Eich says. "Our users are pleased with the comprehensive privacy solution that Brave Search provides against Big Tech by being integrated into our browser. As we know from experience in...
Tags: Google, France, Germany, Google Search, Tech, United Kingdom, Brave, Brendan Eich, United States Canada, Paul Thurrott, Brave Search, Brave Search Brave Search

A Plague of Nosebleeds Hit Twitch Streamers, But It Was All an Apple TV+ Stunt

What could spark conversation more effectively than a mysterious nosebleed plaguing the internet? Don't worry, nobody was harmed--it was all just an elaborate stunt by Apple TV+ to kick off the premiere of its new show Invasion, which arrives on the platform later this week. On Oct. 17, some of Twitch's well-known "Just Chatting" streamers...
Tags: Apple, Gaming, Advertising, Connected TV, Don, AdFreak, Streaming & OTT

Google Makes Calling Businesses Less Painful With Features for Seeing Wait Times, Phone Tree Options

Alongside today's release of the new Pixel 6 smartphones, Google has again upgraded one of the device's most basic -- but often overlooked -- functions: the ability to make phone calls. From a report: In previous years, Google Assistant learned to screen your calls and make your reservations by phone via a technology called Duplex. Last year, it learned how to wait on hold for you, too. Today, Google is expanding some of these existing features and adding new ones -- including a tool that shows ...
Tags: Google, Tech, Wait Times, Pixel

The Daily Stream: Foundation Is A Heady, Gorgeous Sci-Fi Series That Imagines Science As The Savior

(Welcome to The Daily Stream, an ongoing series in which the /Film team shares what they've been watching, why it's worth checking out, and where you can stream it.)The Series: "Foundation"Where You Can Stream It: Apple TV+The Pitch: Humanity has spread out across the stars, living under a somewhat benevolent Galactic Empire, which has brought prosperity and stability to hundreds planets across the galaxy. But it's a ticking time bomb. Mathematician Hari Seldon (Jared Harris) has predicted that ...
Tags: Apple, Hbo, Television, Movies, Lee Pace, John Carpenter, Shin Godzilla, Foundation, Josh Friedman, Galactic Empire, Asimov, Edward Gibbon, Cleon, David S Goyer, Apple TV Foundation, Isaac Asimov Foundation

With no new Apple monitors, here are the best high-res screens for your Mac (ars technica)

Enlarge / No larger M1-powered iMac yet. (credit: Apple) Apple held its fall event was today, and the stars of the show were the M1 Pro and M1 Max announced for the new MacBook Pros. We even got new AirPods and word on macOS Monterey. But all was quiet on the displays front. Hope for a larger iMac with Apple Silicon to accompany the 24-inch model announced in April was not rewarded, and the Apple Pro Display XDR is still Apple's only standalone monitor. If you were waiting for today's ...
Tags: Apple, News, Apple Apple, Scharon Harding, Apple Silicon

How to use Wi-Fi calling and make phone calls even without a cell signal

Wi-Fi calling can come in handy when you're traveling. Peter Muller/Getty Images Wi-Fi calling allows you to make calls using a Wi-Fi connection instead of a cellular connection. Wi-Fi calling is available on nearly every popular phone, and nearly every major cell carrier lets you use it for free. If you have spotty cell service, Wi-Fi calling is a great way to make sure your calls don't drop. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. If you've had a cellphon...
Tags: Iphone, Android, Wi Fi, US, Trends, Smartphones, United States, Wifi, HD, Cellular Data, Tech Insider, Cellular Networks, Wifi Calling, Peter Muller Getty, Tech Reference, Tech How To

You’ll have to pay extra for the new MacBook Pro’s fast charging feature

Apple's updated MacBook Pro line has several much-needed features, including fast charging. Unfortunately, you'll have to pay for the privilege of using it.
Tags: Apple, News, Trends, Computing, Macbook Pro, 14-Inch MacBook Pro, M1 Pro

The Pixel Fold’s no-show is a massive missed opportunity for Google

Google did not announce the Pixel Fold folding smartphone alongside the new Pixel 6 models, and unfortunately, it has missed a great opportunity.
Tags: Google, Android, Mobile, News, Trends, Google event, Pixel 6, Pixel Fold, Pixel Fall Launch 2021

Not all Pixel 6 phones have mmWave 5G, but here’s why it doesn’t matter

Depending on the model you get, your new Pixel 6 may or may not have 5G mmWave. But here's why it probably doesn't matter.
Tags: Android, Mobile, Trends, 5g, Google Pixel 6, Google Pixel 6 Pro, Pixel Fall Launch 2021, Mmwave 5g

Continuing to support small businesses

Google’s work to address broad societal issues, such as climate change and digital skilling, focuses on creating solutions that are scalable and replicable by others. We believe solutions to global issues are most effective when the private sector, governments, nonprofits and academia come together to reinforce each other’s efforts. At Google, we focus on where we can best contribute to help make those efforts successful.One example of this is the approach we have taken with Opportunity Finance ...
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Software Freedom Conservancy Sues Vizio for GPL Violations

Jeremy Allison - Sam writes: Software Freedom Conservancy, a non-profit organization that promotes open-source software and defends the free software General Public License (GPL), announced today it has filed a lawsuit against Vizio for what it calls repeated failures to fulfill even the basic requirements of the GPL. The lawsuit alleges that Vizio's TV products, built on its SmartCast system, contain software that Vizio unfairly appropriated from a community of developers who intended consumers...
Tags: Tech, Vizio, GPL, Software Freedom Conservancy, General Public License GPL, Jeremy Allison Sam, Software Freedom Conservancy Sues Vizio

'The Bachelorette' returns with a new season on October 19 - here's how to watch Michelle Young's search for love

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Michelle Young appeared on season 25 of "The Bachelor." Craig Sjodin/ABC A new season of "The Bachelorette" premieres on October 19. Michelle Young, an elementary school teacher, is this season's bachelorette. You can watch new episodes as they air on ABC, or the day after their original broadcast on Hulu. Season 18 of "The Bachelorette" premieres on October 19 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC. The two-hour seas...
Tags: Reviews, Reality TV, TV, Minnesota, Entertainment, Abc, Trends, Tech, Netflix, Streaming, Hulu, Voice, Young, Ben Higgins, The Bachelorette, Ali Fedotowsky

Google Pixel 6, 6 Pro Android 12 smartphone launch marred by shopping cart crashes

Chocolate Factory talks up Tensor mobile SoC, Titan M2 security chip ... for those who can get them Google held a virtual event on Tuesday to introduce its latest Android phones, the Pixel 6 and 6 Pro, which are based on a Google-designed Tensor system-on-a-chip (SoC).…
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First American doubles down on Endpoint with $150M in funding

Digital title and settlement services provider is looking to fill nearly 80 job openings in departments including finance and sales.
Tags: Technology, Radio, Fidelity, Mortgage, First American Financial Corp, Dennis Gilmore, First American Financial, Endpoint, Scott Martino, Stewart Information Services, Wfg National Title Insurance

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