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Researchers Are Hoping To 'Hear' Dark Matter Using a Super-Cooled Experiment

An anonymous reader shares an excerpt from a report by Gizmodo, written by Isaac Schultz: The Dark Matter Radio project is attempting to detect hidden photons in a specific frequency range by methodically turning the dial, in what amounts to a patient, sweeping search of the wavelengths where such a particle could sound off. Later generations of the radio will hunt axions. [...] The current Dark Matter Radio experiment is the prototype, or Pathfinder, for larger projects down the line. It consis...
Tags: Stanford, Tech, Gizmodo, Department Of Energy, Stanford University, Ford Motor Company, SLAC, Irwin, Willy Wonka, Isaac Schultz, Stephen Kuenstner, DM Radio, Kuenstner, Kent Irwin, Dark Matter Radio, DM Radio m3


Update Google Chrome to Patch New Zero-Day Exploit Detected in the Wild

Google has rolled out fixes for five security vulnerabilities in its Chrome web browser, including one which it says is being exploited in the wild, making it the 17th such weakness to be disclosed since the start of the year. Tracked as CVE-2021-4102, the flaw relates to a use-after-free bug in the V8 JavaScript and WebAssembly engine, which could have severe consequences ranging from [Author: [email protected] (Ravie Lakshmanan)]
Tags: Google, Tech, Ravie Lakshmanan


Naming Elon Musk person of the year is Time’s ‘worst choice ever’, say critics

Publication cites Tesla boss’s influence ‘for good or ill’, but accolade is criticised over billionaire’s attitude to tax, unions and CovidTime magazine’s decision to make Tesla billionaire Elon Musk its person of the year for 2021 has been criticised because of his attitude to tax, opposition to unions and playing down the dangers of Covid-19.Musk, who is also the founder and chief executive of space exploration company SpaceX, recently passed Amazon founder Jeff Bezos as the world’s wealthiest...
Tags: Amazon, Spacex, Elon Musk, Technology, Media, Time, Tesla, US news, Jeff Bezos


Redfin calls on real estate websites to drop crime data

The company cited the real estate industry's history of redlining, as well as the potential to reinforce racial bias, as reasons to abandon crime data on search portals and other websites.
Tags: Technology, Crime, Race, Radio, Racism, Zillow, Trulia, Redfin, Glenn Kelman, Industry News, Brokerage, Select, Realtor.com, Multiple Listing Services, Crime Data, Redlining


U.S. Labor Department Opens Investigation Into Apple

The United States Labor Department has launched an investigation into Apple's treatment of employees, a department spokesperson told The New York Times today. In recent weeks, Apple employees have been critical of workplace misconduct and have shared their frustrations, which has led to the creation of an "AppleToo" initiative calling on Apple executives to address the abuse, discrimination, and harassment that employees have reported. The U.S. Labor Department did not provide details on who...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mac, Rumors, The New York Times, National Labor Relations Board, United States Labor Department, U S Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U S Labor Department, Deirdre O Brien, Ashley Gjovik, Gjovik


Apple Launches AirTags and Find My Detector App For Android, In Effort To Boost Privacy

Apple has released a new Android app called Tracker Detect, designed to help people who don't own iPhones or iPads to identify unexpected AirTags and other Find My network-equipped sensors that may be nearby. CNET reports: The new app, which Apple released on the Google Play store Monday, is intended to help people look for item trackers compatible with Apple's Find My network. "If you think someone is using AirTag or another device to track your location," the app says, "you can scan to try to ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Tech, Nfc, Cnet, AirTag Apple


iPhone 14 Pro Models Rumored to Feature 48-Megapixel Camera and 8GB of RAM

As previously rumored, Apple is planning to release four iPhone 14 models in September 2022, including a 6.1-inch iPhone 14, 6.7-inch iPhone 14 Max, 6.1-inch iPhone 14 Pro, and 6.7-inch iPhone 14 Pro Max, according to analyst Jeff Pu. In a research note with Haitong International Securities, obtained by MacRumors, Pu said the two Pro models will be equipped with a triple-lens rear camera system with an upgraded 48-megapixel Wide lens and 12-megapixel Ultra Wide and Telephoto lenses. This line...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Ming Chi Kuo, Pu, Jeff Pu, Megapixel Camera, Ross Young, TF International Securities, MacRumors Pu, iPhone 14, Haitong International Securities


Following Apple, Microsoft made it easier to buy Surface repair tools

A few weeks ago, Apple announced it would begin to sell spare parts for you to fix your own iPhone, in one of the biggest wins for the right to repair movement in years. Now, in a smaller, but still welcome move, Microsoft has partnered with iFixit to sell tools designed to make it easier to fix Surface devices. It’s a sign that the industry is maybe, just maybe, actually listening to user feedback. (Or these companies are just preparing for imminent pressure from governments. Either way, I’ll t...
Tags: Apple, Startups, Microsoft, Insider, Apple Microsoft, Plugged


Google developing ‘Augmented Reality OS’ for ‘innovative AR device’

Google is actively hiring to create an "Augmented Reality OS" for an unspecified "innovative AR device." Compared to Apple and Facebook... #ardevice #augmentedrealityos
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook


Cable News Talent Wars Are Shifting To Streaming Platforms

The vacancies at cable news companies are piling up as networks and journalists begin to eye streaming alternatives. Axios reports: Why it matters: Primetime cable slots and the Sunday shows are no longer the most opportunistic placements for major TV talent. Driving the news: Long-time "Fox News Sunday" host Chris Wallace is leaving the network after nearly two decades, he announced Sunday. He will be joining CNN as an anchor for its new streaming service, CNN+. Wallace will anchor a new week...
Tags: Cbs News, Nbc News, Tech, Cnn, Fox, Fox News, Brian Stelter, Wallace, Chris Wallace, Joshua Johnson, CBSN, Kasie Hunt, CNN Wallace, NBC News Now Fox News


Lack of Armed Deterrent Ensures More Violence and Destruction

You’ll notice where the attacks aren’t happening… U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “Smash-and-grab thieves attack stores around the country, California security guard shot dead as crime rages.” Fox News reports. “A former police officer was shot and killed while protecting a news crew reporting on a smash-and-grab incident.” Part of it, The Hill reports, is facilitated by circumstances arising from Covid, because “[w]ith a significant portion of customers isolating in their homes and shifting to onl...
Tags: Gun Rights News, David Codrea, Fox News, Kurt Schlicter, Kyle Rittenhouse, Lance Thomas, National Review, New York Times, NPR, rooftop Koreans, Smash And Grab, The Hill, Thomas Paine


Universal Control Feature For Mac and iPad Delayed Until Spring 2022

Universal Control, a feature unveiled at Apple's WWDC event earlier this year, won't be available until spring 2022. Originally planned for a fall release, the feature aims to let users control multiple Macs and iPads with a single mouse and keyboard or trackpad. 9to5Mac reports: Now Apple has changed the launch date for Universal Control from sometime before the winter solstice to "available this spring" as updated on its website. Apple first showed off Universal Control during an on-stage demo...
Tags: Apple, Mac, Tech, Facetime, Wwdc, Engadget, Universal Control, Universal Control Feature For Mac, Universal Control Read


South Korea To Test AI-Powered Facial Recognition To Track COVID-19 Cases

South Korea will soon roll out a pilot project to use artificial intelligence, facial recognition and thousands of CCTV cameras to track the movement of people infected with the coronavirus, despite concerns about the invasion of privacy. Reuters reports: The nationally funded project in Bucheon, one of the country's most densely populated cities on the outskirts of Seoul, is due to become operational in January, a city official told Reuters. The system uses an AI algorithms and facial recogniti...
Tags: South Korea, Tech, Cctv, Seoul, Reuters, Bucheon, Ministry of Science and ICT, Ministry of Science, ICT Information and Communications Technology


Pixel 6 and 6 Pro update arrives with slew of enhancements

A week later than expected, Google has started rolling out its monthly software update for the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro, bringing with it a slew of improvements.
Tags: Google, Mobile, News, Trends, Bug Fixes, Pixel, Google Updates, Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro


Chitin-based circuit boards win Google Biodesign Sprint

In Rhode Island, a team comprised of Brown University and Rhode Island School of Design students has won the first Google Biodesign Sprint competition with their biodegradable printed circuit board vision. The group, comprised of RISD industrial design students Avantika Velho and Connie Cheng and Brown University computational biology student Alexander Le, call their two-part design concept Mobius. First, chitin, a biopolymer found in crustaceans, is used in conjunction with other materials to p...
Tags: Google, Brown University, Rhode Island, Cheng, RISD, Rhode Island School of Design, Alexander LE, Connie Cheng, Chemicals & Materials, Google Biodesign Sprint, Avantika Velho


Apple’s Universal Control won’t arrive on Macs, iPads until 2022

Apple's vision for the marriage of iPad and Mac won't be completed until next year, as Universal Control has been delayed until spring 2022.
Tags: Apple, Ipad, News, Mac, Trends, Computing, Monterey, macOS, macOS 12, Universal Control, macOS Monterey, iPad OS 15


SharePlay is now available on Macs as part of macOS Monterey 12.1

Apple has brought SharePlay to the Mac as part of macOS Monterey 12.1, which was released Monday. With SharePlay, you can now enjoy entertainment like movies, music, and games synchronized with... #monicachin #macs
Tags: Apple, Monterey


Brain surgeons and rocket scientists no brighter than the rest of us, study finds

Data from 329 aerospace engineers and 72 neurosurgeons suggests they are not necessarily cleverer than general populationIt may not be rocket science, but researchers have found aerospace engineers and brain surgeons are not necessarily brighter than the general population.Researchers examined data from an international cohort of 329 aerospace engineers and 72 neurosurgeons who completed 12 tasks online using the Great British Intelligence Test (GBIT) from the Cognitron platform, as well as answ...
Tags: Health, Science, Technology, Neuroscience, Engineering, Doctors, Aerospace Industry


Google Warns YouTube TV Subscribers That Disney, ABC, ESPN and Other Channels Might Go Dark

Here’s another TV distribution fight that is escalating — and could result in a blackout: Google is telling YouTube TV subscribers that its current contract for Disney’s suite of networks is due to expire this week and that they could be removed from the service. Disney confirmed that the contract with YouTube TV for ABC-owned […]
Tags: Google, News, Abc, Disney, Espn, YouTube TV, YouTube TV for ABC


Ontario Court Lays Down The Law On Technology Competence And Video Proceedings

A judge ruled that every lawyer has a duty to keep pace with changing technology, and that a lawyer’s discomfort with new technologies is no excuse for reverting to pre-pandemic methods. The post Ontario Court Lays Down The Law On Technology Competence And Video Proceedings appeared first on Above the Law.
Tags: Technology, Law, Canada, Courts, Robert Ambrogi, Ontario Court


29 best tech gifts for women, from entertainment to fitness and gaming

Prices are accurate at the time of publication.When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. The Fitbit Versa 3 makes a great gift for women who want a fitness tracker that doubles as a smartwatch.Fitbit Tech products make great gifts for anyone and everyone — including the women in your life. We've found some incredibly useful tech gifts that will best fit her life and style. Still looking for a gift? Check out our list of the All-Time Best product...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Google, Amazon, Samsung, Trends, Tech, Walmart, Features, Gifts, Headphones, Tablets, Roku, Fitbit, Smart Home, Ugg


Intel To Spend $7 Billion on Big Malaysia Chipmaking Expansion

Intel is spending $7 billion to build a new chip packaging facility in Malaysia, a major Asian investment intended to address endemic global semiconductor shortages at a time Washington is advocating domestic production. From a report: The U.S. chipmaker intends to invest 30 billion ringgit on shoring up its advanced chip packaging capabilities in the island state of Penang, Malaysia's main investment promotion agency said in a press invitation distributed Monday. It will elaborate on its plans ...
Tags: Washington, Southeast Asia, Tech, Intel, Malaysia, State, Antony Blinken, Penang Malaysia, Pat Gelsinger, Gelsinger, Malaysian Investment Development Authority, COVID, Azmin Ali, Arham Abdul Rahman, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Investors


iOS 15.2 Features: Everything New in iOS 15.2

Apple today released iOS 15.2, the second major update to the iOS operating system that was released in September. iOS 15.2 introduces several features that Apple initially promised would come in iOS 15, but were ultimately delayed. This guide highlights everything new that's been added in the iOS 15.2 update. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. App Privacy Report App Privacy Report is one of the ‌iOS 15‌ additions that Apple showed off at WWDC. It's a privacy ...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Siri, Camera, Apple Music, San Francisco Bay Area, MacRumors YouTube, Microsoft Exchange, CSAM, Power Reserve, London Los Angeles New York, Siri zwnj, iOS 15, Voice Plan, Mail App Display Repair Restriction Changes Apple, Macro Control Then


One Space Trip Emits a Lifetime's Worth of Carbon Footprint

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Futurism: In a revelation that will surprise almost no one, the 2022 World Inequality Report found that one space flight emits more carbon dioxide than most of the world's population will create in their entire lifetime. While other parts of the report focus on labor, income and economic inequality, the researchers also included a statistic -- spotted by folks on social media and highlighted by Gizmodo -- that perfectly sums up the relationship between th...
Tags: Amazon, Tech, Jeff Bezos, Gizmodo, Bezos


Google starts rolling out major Pixel 6 update with camera and fingerprint sensor improvements

The Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro are today receiving their most significant software update since Google released the phones in October. Last week, the company detailed a very lengthy list of bug fixes... #redditors #pixel6 #thepixel6
Tags: Google, Pixel


How to turn off notifications in Android 11 and older

Turn off notifications and stop the spam with these simple instructions for every version of the platform, from the latest Android 11 to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.
Tags: Android, Mobile, Samsung, Trends, How-to, Notifications, Tier 4


How to use the Find My app on your iPhone

Find My is an Apple app and service that lets you locate and track the whereabouts of iOS, iPadOS, MacOS, WatchOS devices, and AirPods. It replaces and supplements the previous Find My iPhone and Find My Friends apps. Here's how to use it.
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mobile, Trends, How-to, How To Use Find My Iphone


How to back up your Android smartphone

Backing up your Android phone regularly is a wise move, in case it's lost or damaged. Our guide will walk you through a variety of ways to back up your device.
Tags: Android, Mobile, Trends, How-to, Computing, Tier 4


Book Review: Is Law Computable?: Critical Perspectives on Law and AI

I had the opportunity to review “Is Law Computable?: Critical Perspectives on Law and Artificial Intelligence” for the Canadian Law Library Review (46(4), 2021). This was edited by Simon Deakin and Christopher Markou and published last year by Hart Publishing (ISBN: 978-1-5099-3706-6). This is the short version: If you have any interest in artificial intelligence (AI), especially if it’s coupled with a desire to learn more about how developments in AI are related to law and legal technology, the...
Tags: Technology, Law, Book Reviews, Artificial Intelligence, Law And Technology, Christopher Markou, Simon Deakin, Law Library Review, Hart Publishing ISBN


Ukraine Arrests 51 For Selling Data of 300 Million People In US, EU

Ukrainian law enforcement arrested 51 suspects believed to have been selling stolen personal data on hacking forums belonging to hundreds of millions worldwide, including Ukraine, the US, and Europe. BleepingComputer reports: "As a result of the operation, about 100 databases of personal data relevant for 2020-2021 were seized," the Cyberpolice Department of the National Police of Ukraine said. "The seized databases contained information on more than 300 million citizens of Ukraine, Europe and t...
Tags: US, Tech, Eu, Ukraine, Ukraine Europe, Europe BleepingComputer, United States Following



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