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'World's Biggest Offshore Wind Farm' Produces First Power

An anonymous reader quotes a report from CNBC: The Hornsea 2 offshore wind farm has produced its first power, Danish energy firm Orsted has said, with the announcement representing a significant milestone in the facility's development. Situated in waters around 89 kilometers off the U.K.'s east coast, the scale of Hornsea 2 is considerable. Spread across an area of 462 km2, it will use 165 turbines from Siemens Gamesa and boast a capacity of more than 1.3 gigawatts. The company says it will powe...
Tags: Tech, Cnbc, Hornsea, Siemens Gamesa, Orsted, Patrick Harnett, Orsted Hornsea


TCL resumes selling its Google TVs after rolling out software fixes

After briefly halting sales of its 6-Series and 5-Series Google TVs due to sluggish, buggy software, TCL this evening announced that the TVs are back. “Recent software updates have allowed us to... #tcl #rachelleparks #buggysoftware #googletv
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The founder of Black Girls Code has been ousted as head of the nonprofit after allegations of 'workplace impropriety'

Kimberly Bryant, founder of Black Girls Code.Screenshot Black Girls Code founder Kimberly Bryant has been removed from leading the nonprofit. In a statement, the nonprofit's board said it's investigating allegations of "workplace impropriety," but Bryant remains on staff. Black Girls Code teaches girls tech skills, and has partnered with Google, Facebook, and Nike. Kimberly Bryant, the founder of Black Girls Code, has been removed as head of the nonprofit by its board."Press release: ...
Tags: Trends, Tech, Nike, Black Girls Code, Nonprofits, Black, Taskrabbit, Joyner, Kimberly Bryant, Oakland California, Bryant, Google Facebook, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, Tech Insider, Stacy Brown Philpot, Karla Monterroso


Big Tech salaries revealed: How much engineers, developers, and product managers make at companies including Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Intel, Uber, IBM, and Salesforce

Business Insider analyzed salary data for workers at top tech companies.SrdjanPav/Getty Images Business Insider analyzed salary data for thousands of workers to reveal how much large tech companies pay. We crunched the numbers for companies including Airbnb, Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Salesforce, Snap, and Uber. The data, which US companies report in visa applications for foreign workers, sheds light on how engineers, designers, and others are compensated in the competitive i...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Transportation, Facebook, Lyft, Uber, New York, Texas, Enterprise, Microsoft, California, US, Trends, Tech, Pay


ComCom outlines issues for bid by media to collectively bargain with Facebook, Google

The Commerce Commission has outlined the issues it will consider in an application by New Zealand news media to collectively bargain with Facebook and Google to seek fair payment for journalism used on their digital platforms.Last... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Google, Facebook, Business, New Zealand, Commerce Commission, Facebook Google


What Apple's AR/VR Headset Could Look Like

Render creator Ian Zelbo has shared a trio of high-quality product renders of Apple's upcoming AR/VR headset that's expected to arrive in the fourth quarter of 2022. "The renders are based on earlier reporting from The Information and showcase the device in crisp 8K images," reports Screen Rant. "Zelbo's previously done renders for AirTag, iPhone 13, and other Apple gadgets leading up to their release -- all of which have been incredibly representative of the final product." From the report: Ass...
Tags: Apple, Tech, Ian Zelbo, Zelbo


US Returns $154 Million In Bitcoins Stolen By Sony Employee

The United States has taken legal action to seize and return over $154 million purportedly stolen from Sony Life Insurance Company Ltd, a SONY subsidiary, by an employee in a textbook business email compromise (BEC) attack. BleepingComputer reports: "According to the government's complaint, Rei Ishii, an employee of Sony Life Insurance Company Ltd. ("Sony Life") in Tokyo, allegedly diverted the $154 million when the company attempted to transfer funds between its financial accounts," the Justice...
Tags: US, Tech, Fbi, United States, Sony, Tokyo, Btc, BEC, Justice Dept, Ishii, Metropolitan Police Department, La Jolla California, BleepingComputer, Silvergate Bank, Rei Ishii, Sony Employee


How to view, pause, or delete your YouTube watch and search history on a computer or mobile device

You can use YouTube's website or mobile app to manage your search or watch history.Dado Ruvic / Reuters Your YouTube history tracks the videos you search for and watch to improve the accuracy of its recommendations.  You can delete specific videos, clear your entire history, and turn off Google's ability to track the videos you watch.  You can manage your YouTube search and watch history from a web browser and the Android or iOS mobile app.  Visit Insider's Tech Reference library ...
Tags: Google, Youtube, Trends, History, Streaming, Dave Johnson, Tech Insider, Search History, YouTube history, Tech Reference, Tech How To, Streaming (Reference, Dado Ruvic Reuters Your YouTube


How to jailbreak your iPhone or iPod Touch

Jailbreaking an iPhone gives you access to a whole bunch of extra apps and features that stock iOS devices don't get. Here's how to jailbreak your iPhone.
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Jailbreak, Mobile, Trends, How-to, Tier 4


How to add a contact in WhatsApp Messenger on Android and iOS

WhatsApp is one of the most popular messaging apps on the planet. Here's how to add your iOS and Android contacts to your WhatsApp list to easily stay in touch.
Tags: Apple, Android, Mobile, Trends, Whatsapp, How-to, Chat App, Tier 4, Best Messaging Apps


How to know which SSL type to choose

SSL certificates can be confusing. With website encryption being all the rage these days, if you have a website, you probably know you need one. But with so many types to choose from, how do you know what the right choice is? This article should steer you in the right direction. So whether you go for a SSL certificate wildcard or something more pricey, you’ll be secure in knowing that you made the right choice. Essentially, there are two key factors you need to consider when choosing an SSL: ...
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Samsung Galaxy S22: Everything we know so far about Samsung’s next big flagship

Samsung's Galaxy S22 is coming soon. Here's everything we know so far about the company's 2022 flagship.
Tags: Android, Mobile, News, Samsung, Trends, Samsung Galaxy S22, Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra, Samsung Galaxy S22 Plus, Samsung Galaxy S22 Pro


A Bluetooth Bug In a Popular At-Home COVID-19 Test Could Falsify Results

An anonymous reader quotes a report from TechCrunch: A security researcher found a Bluetooth vulnerability in a popular at-home COVID-19 test allowing him to modify its results. F-Secure researcher Ken Gannon identified the since-fixed flaw in the Ellume COVID-19 Home Test, a self-administered antigen test that individuals can use to check to see if they have been infected with the virus. Rather than submitting a sample to a testing facility, the sample is tested using a Bluetooth analyzer, whic...
Tags: Tech, Gannon, Ellume, Azova, Ken Gannon


How to turn on Safari's dark mode on any Apple device to save battery life and reduce eye strain

Safari's dark mode is linked to your Apple device's settings.zoranm/Getty Images You can enable dark mode for Safari on a Mac, iPhone, or iPad, which can help ease eye strain and extend your device's battery life. Turn on dark mode for your Mac in System Preferences in the General section. For an iPhone or iPad, enable dark mode in the Settings app by going to the Display & Brightness section.  Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. In recent years, developer...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ipad, Mac, Trends, Safari, Dave Johnson, Tech Insider, Dark Mode, Software & Apps, Tech Reference, Software & Apps (Reference, Tech How To


Microsoft's $19.7 Billion Nuance Acquisition Wins EU Approval

The European Commission has approved Microsoft's $19.7 billion bid to buy Nuance Communications. Engadget reports: The regulator said on Tuesday the proposed acquisition "would raise no competition concerns" within the European Union. In analyzing the bid, it found that "Microsoft and Nuance offer very different products." Moreover, it believes the company will continue to face "strong" competition from other firms in the future. Before today, the US and Australia had both signed off on the purc...
Tags: UK, Microsoft, Australia, US, Tech, European Union, European Commission, Competition And Markets Authority, Nuance Communications Engadget


Despite the success of M1 Max, future Macs may still use Intel

Apple has achieved great success with using its own M1 Max or Pro chips in the MacBook Pro, but the next Mac Pro may still run on an Intel processor.
Tags: Apple, News, Trends, Intel, Computing, Macbook Pro, Apple M1, Apple M1 Max, Apple M1 Pro


US, Britain Help Ukraine Prepare for Potential Russian Cyberassault

David E. Sanger and Julian E. Barnes reporting via the New York Times: In the closing days of 2015, the lights went out across a swath of Ukraine as Russian hackers remotely took over an electric utility's control center and flipped off one power station after another, while the company's operators stared at their screens helplessly. The next year, the same thing happened, this time around Kyiv, the capital. Now the United States and Britain have quietly dispatched cyberwarfare experts to Ukrain...
Tags: Putin, Russia, Africa, US, Tech, Ukraine, Britain, United States, New York Times, Biden, Central America, DAVID E SANGER, Vladimir V Putin, Julian E Barnes, Volodymyr Zelensky


Hulu's live TV service costs $70 a month after a recent $5 price increase, but all members now get Disney Plus and ESPN+

Prices are accurate at the time of publication.When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Hulu + Live TV combines Hulu's on-demand service with live streaming channels.Hulu/Facebook Hulu + Live TV offers over 75 channels, plus Hulu's entire on-demand catalog, for $70/month. All live TV plans also include access to Disney Plus and ESPN+ at no extra cost. You can also upgrade to ad-free Hulu on-demand streaming for an extra $6 a month. Hu...
Tags: Reviews, Entertainment, Trends, Tech, Paypal, Showtime, Starz, Streaming, Espn, Hulu, Voice, Streaming Service, Live TV, Cinemax, ABC CBS FOX, Hulu Hulu


Belgian Defense Ministry Confirms Cyberattack Through Log4j Exploitation

An anonymous reader quotes a report from ZDNet: The Belgian Ministry of Defense has confirmed a cyberattack on its networks that involved the Log4j vulnerability. In a statement, the Defense Ministry said it discovered an attack on its computer network with internet access on Thursday. They did not say if it was a ransomware attack but explained that "quarantine measures" were quickly put in place to "contain the infected elements." "Priority was given to the operability of the network. Monitori...
Tags: Google, Microsoft, Tech, Belgium, Defense Ministry, Ministry of Defense, Zdnet, Katrien Eggers


75% of Steam's Top 1000 Games Work On Linux Now

75% of the top 1,000 games run on Linux now, and the figure is even higher, at 80%, for the top 100 games. gHacks reports: Valve Software, the company behind the popular Steam gaming platform and smash hits such as Dota 2, Half-Life and Team Fortress, announced plans in 2018 to improve Windows game support for Linux. [...] The independent database protondb keeps track of compatibility using user reports. Compatibility has improved significantly in recent years. The site highlights compatibility ...
Tags: Tech, Dota, Half Life and Team Fortress, Protondb


Google Voice now lets you decide who goes to voicemail

Google now lets you customize how its Voice service handles incoming calls.. #googlevoice
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Seconds before a 6.2 earthquake rattled California, phones got a vital warning

Half a million phones received emergency alerts thanks to system offering a few seconds to take coverIn the moments before a 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck the northern California coast on Monday, roughly half a million phones began to buzz. An early-alert system managed by the US Geological Survey sent warnings out before the ground started to shake, giving residents in the sparsely populated area vital time to take cover.The earthquake brought significant shaking but minimal damage in Humbold...
Tags: Technology, California, San Francisco, US news, Earthquakes, Humboldt County, Natural Disasters, US Geological Survey, California Coast, Shakealert


Apple might finally up the ante with 48MP cameras on iPhones next year

iPhones have stuck with their trusty 12-megapixel camera for the past few years. The iPhone 14 Pro will finally make the leap to 48-megapixel sensors in 2022.
Tags: Apple, Mobile, Trends, Iphone Camera, Kuo, Phone Camera, iPhone 14 Pro


The 27-inch iMac ‘Pro’ with M1 Max could already be in production

A new 27-inch iMac may be in production according to a new report. It’s rumored to have a mini-LED display and run on the new M1 Pro and M1 Pro Max chips.
Tags: Apple, News, Trends, Computing, iMac, Macbook Pro, Imac Pro, Mini-LED


How to trade with other trainers in Pokémon Go

It requires a bunch of Stardust, but trading is a great way to acquire Pokémon missing from your collection.
Tags: Android, Gaming, Trends, How-to, Pokemon, Niantic Labs, Apple iOS, Pokemon Go, Tier 4


How to get new emojis on your iPhone or Android device

Texting isn't the same without emojis. We created a step-by-step guide on how to install the special characters on your iOS device or Android.
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Android, Mobile, Trends, How-to, Texting, Emoji, Emoticons, Tier 4


Apple Watch SE 2: What we want to see from the next budget Apple watch

Apple is expected to release a rugged Apple Watch and Watch SE 2 alongside the Series 8 in 2022
Tags: Apple, Wearables, Trends, Features, Apple Watch SE 2


Apple might drop support for the iPhone SE and iPhone 6S with arrival of iOS 16

Apple could be dropping support for some of its older iPhones with iOS 16. The company has boasted some of the longest support periods among smartphone makers.
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Mobile, News, Trends, iOS 16


Fans of the iPhone might have to wait until 2023 for a truly good zoom camera

As per a reliable source, Apple will equip the iPhone 15 series phones with a periscope-style telephoto camera to deliver a higher optical zoom output.
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Mobile, Trends, Periscope Zoom


Apple could bring the infamous notch over to the iPad Pro in 2022

The 2022 iPad Pro is likely to come in 11-inch and 12.9-inch models with OLED displays.
Tags: Apple, Mobile, News, Trends, 2022 iPad Pro



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