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Potential DOJ Suits Against Apple and Google Delayed Amid Budget Woes

The Justice Department is still months away from deciding whether to sue Apple or file a new suit against Google over antitrust concerns, POLITICO reported Thursday, citing two people familiar with the discussions -- a question facing new financial complications after the collapse of President Joe Biden's social spending bill. From a report: DOJ antitrust prosecutors had earlier aimed to wrap up their probes of the two tech giants by Dec. 31, culminating years of scrutiny by the department into ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Politico, Tech, Joe Biden, Doj, Justice Department, Sen Joe Manchin D W Va, DOJ Suits Against Apple


An Eskom-free future is on the cards

Corporates are already wheeling electricity and planning alternative power plants, and many households are using a mixture of energy sources The post An Eskom-free future is on the cards appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Business, Future, Power, Mining, South Africa, Renewables, Solar, Electricity, Blackouts, Private sector, License, Eskom, Main, Top Six, Off Grid, Wheeling


Xiaomi 12 teasers show larger screen and narrower build than iPhone 13

Xiaomi has released teasers for the Xiaomi 12 that show that despite having a larger screen than the iPhone 13, the phone is actually narrower than Apple's handset. #iphone13xiaomi #handset #teasers #xiaomi12 #iphone
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Black Girls Code's founder says she was unaware of an investigation at the nonprofit and her removal was 'unconscionable'

Kimberly Bryant, founder of Black Girls Code.Jeff Vespa/Getty Images for Glamour Kimberly Bryant, the founder of Black Girls Code, told Insider her suspension came out of the blue. She accused a board member of 'unconscionable' behavior over the situation. A former employee said that Bryant's leadership style was impeding growth. Kimberly Bryant, the founder of Black Girls Code, told Insider that her suspension as leader of the respected non-profit came out of the blue.On Monday, ...
Tags: America, Trends, Tech, Black Girls Code, Nonprofits, Black, Anderson, Joyner, Kimberly Bryant, Oakland California, Bryant, Kimberly, Bryant Bryant, BGC, Charles Anderson, Tech Insider


Public Agencies Are Buying Up AI-Driven Hiring Tools and 'Bossware'

Through public records requests, The Markup found more than 20 public agencies using the sometimes-controversial software. From the report: In 2020, the FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) faced a daunting task: It needed to fill more than 900 job vacancies -- and fast. The center, which does things like inspect pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities, was in the process of modernizing the FDA's New Drugs Regulatory Program just as the pandemic started. It faced "a surge in work...
Tags: Texas, Tech, Fda, Office of Management, Markup, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research CDER, FDA s New Drugs Regulatory Program, Division of Management Services, Lake Travis Independent School District


Lasch—On Ellul

Christopher Lasch The World of Nations (1973) Ch. XVII, "The Social Thought of Jacques Ellul" According to The Technological Society, the last chance of revolution disappeared in the nineteenth century, when the revolutionary movement ceased to oppose technology with "spiritual forces" and adopted the materialist perspective as its own, thereby hastening the final triumph of economic man. "Proudhon and Bakunin had placed spiritual forces in rivalry with the economic order. Against them, M...
Tags: Technology, Kingdom, Culture, United States, Moscow, Jazz, Marx, Sontag, Engels, Stefan Kac, Bakunin, Ellul, Lasch, Proudhon, Christopher Lasch, Art And Life


Rio Tinto puts Serbia lithium mine on hold

Chief executive seeks public dialogue, suggesting protests against Loznica project have hindered any ‘reasonable debate’ Rio Tinto will put its controversial western Serbia lithium project on hold, a news agency has reported, quoting the CEO of Rio’s Serbian arm.The mining group wants to develop the mine near Loznica in the western Jadar river valley to extract lithium, used in electric car batteries, and borates, used in solar panels and wind turbines. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Technology, Environment, World news, Mining, Serbia, Rio Tinto, Electric, Hybrid And Low-emission Cars, Rio, Jadar, Loznica


Apple Exec Explains Why You Should Use Apple Maps (mac rumors)

Apple Maps Product Lead David Dorn and Design Lead Meg Frost recently did an interview with CNN to explain the ‌Apple Maps‌ features that were introduced with the iOS 15 update and to explain why iPhone users should choose ‌Apple Maps‌ over other mapping apps like Google and Waze. According to Dorn, there are three major reasons why ‌Apple Maps‌ is the best choice. Apple is making serious investments into Maps to improve it. Privacy is central and Apple isn't tracking your location ...
Tags: Apple, Google, News, Cnn, Frost, Apple Maps, San Francisco Bay Area, Juli Clover, Dorn, London New York Los Angeles, David Dorn, Meg Frost


Don’t miss this fantastic Apple Watch SE deal at Amazon today

The Apple Watch SE is one of the best apple smartwatches out there, and Amazon has it for only $230, a whole $50 off the $280 list price.
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Xiaomi 12 leaked renders show all ahead of next week's launch

We're at the tail end of 2021, and as one might expect from this time of the year, not only is there plenty of holiday joy, but for us tech enthusiasts, we also have tons of fresh leaks already... #leaks #xiaomi12 #techenthusiasts
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Apple Explains Why Users Should Give Up on Google Maps and Waze, Use Apple Maps

We’ve known for a while that Apple is struggling to build a Google Maps rival, but whether or not the company has managed to do this is something that’s totally debatable.
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4 things you can do right now to prep your Wi-Fi network for holiday houseguests

Your home Wi-Fi network is probably fine when it's just you using it, but when a gang of guests gobbles up your bandwidth, you might need to rethink things
Tags: Trends, How-to, Computing, Wifi, Routers, Tech The Halls


Toyota 'Reviewing' Key Fob Remote Start Subscription Plan After Massive Blowback

An anonymous reader shares a report: Earlier this month, we broke a story about Toyota locking its key fob remote start function behind a monthly subscription. If owners of certain models aren't actively enrolled in a larger Toyota connected services plan, the proximity remote start function on the fob -- that is, when you press the lock button three times to start the car while outside of it -- will not work even though it sends the signal directly to the car. Obviously, this sent people into a...
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Ralph Macchio Says A Jackie Chan Cameo Wouldn't Work In Cobra Kai, But A Hilary Swank Cameo Might

On the eve of its fourth season, people are still as crazy as ever for "Cobra Kai," the sequel continuation series based on "The Karate Kid" franchise that's set in what creators Jon Hurwitz, Josh Heald, and Hayden Schlossberg call the "Miyagi-verse." For the uninitiated (which, why are you reading this article?!), Mr. Miyagi is the legendary karate master from Okinawa, Japan played by Pat Morita, who famously mentored Daniel (Ralph Macchio) in "The Karate Kid." As "Cobra Kai" stars plenty of ch...
Tags: Google, Hollywood, Television, Movies, News, Jaden Smith, Hilary Swank, Jackie Chan, Smith, Daniel, Jake, Johnny, Julie, Miyagi, Michael Ironside, Okinawa Japan


Buying Influence: How China Manipulates Facebook and Twitter

The New York Times: Flood global social media with fake accounts used to advance an authoritarian agenda. Make them look real and grow their numbers of followers. Seek out online critics of the state -- and find out who they are and where they live. China's government has unleashed a global online campaign to burnish its image and undercut accusations of human rights abuses. Much of the effort takes place in the shadows, behind the guise of bot networks that generate automatic posts and hard-to-...
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'Encanto,' the animated musical with songs by Lin-Manuel Miranda, hits Disney Plus on December 24 — all members can watch without an extra fee

Prices are accurate at the time of publication.When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Disney "Encanto" tells the tale of a magical family that lives in Colombia. The animated film hits Disney Plus on December 24, which is just one month after it debuted in theaters. You only need a Disney Plus subscription ($8/month) to watch "Encanto" — no extra fees are required. Disney Plus Monthly Subscription Service $7.99 FROM DISNEY+ After ...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Coco, TV, Movies, Entertainment, Disney, Trends, Colombia, Brooklyn, Streaming, Espn, Dolby Vision, Hamilton, Moana, Lin Manuel Miranda


How to track your sleep with an Apple Watch using the built-in Sleep app or third-party apps

There are many ways to use an Apple Watch to track sleep.DenPhotos/Shutterstock The Apple Watch Sleep app is free and offers various sleep tracking features.  Apple's Sleep app measures the average time you spend in bed and the average time you spend asleep. Some third-party apps offer more sleep metrics, but you might have to pay for them.  Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. A good night's sleep is important for your health and overall quality of life. If yo...
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6 Budgeting Spreadsheets and Tools Everyone Should Be Using in 2022

Creating a budget doesn’t have to mean setting yourself up for a life of restriction. By improving your money management, you can focus on making your money work for you. That means spending more on the things you want while still staying in control so you can achieve your long-term financial goals. The right spreadsheet and budgeting technology can help you create and track your financial budget. There’s no need to invest big bucks in complicated and confusing financial technology. Read on t...
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CarShield vs CARCHEX: Extended Warranty Comparison (2022)

Both CarShield and CARCHEX are popular third-party extended warranty companies.While CARCHEX is known for providing quality coverage for high-mileage vehicles, CarShield is considered one of the most affordable providers in the industry.Read our CarShield review and see how the company’s coverage compares to CARCHEX. Affiliate disclosure: Automoblog and its partners may be compensated when you purchase the products below. For a relatively small monthly payment, an extended car warranty can...
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Early Android 13 leak shows handy language and notification control tools

Just like access to camera or location data, Android 13 will make notification access an opt-in feature for apps, saving users a trip down Settings hell.
Tags: Android, Mobile, News, Trends, XDA Developers, Android 13


Need last-minute gift ideas? Here are 10 great picks for Pixel users

We rounded up the best gifts for Google Pixel users, so if you're still on the hunt for a good gift, then look no further!
Tags: Google, Deals, Android, Mobile, Trends, Features, Buying Guides, Best Gifts, Tech The Halls, Best Pixel gifts, Best tech gifts


Mac Mini 2022: A new design with better performance, extra ports, and more

Want to know what to expect in Apple’s next Mac Mini computer? From price to performance and from design to features, here’s everything you need to know.
Tags: Apple, Mac, Trends, Computing, Macs, Mac Mini, Apple Silicon


Virtual Guns in Videogames Could Soon Be Worth Real Money

Game makers are increasingly selling virtual weapons and gear as NFTs, extending the trendy digital deeds' reach but rankling some players. From a report: More videogame makers are selling virtual guns, helmets and other gear in the form of NFTs, a move that is increasingly pushing the trendy digital deeds into the average household. Players have been paying for virtual goods in games like "Grand Theft Auto Online" and "World of Warcraft" for years, but turning those items into nonfungible token...
Tags: Tech, Zynga, NFT, Ubisoft Entertainment, FarmVille, NonFungible, Electronic Arts Playtika, Matt Wolf Zynga


How to fix the 'Waiting for activation' error in iMessage and FaceTime

iMessage and FaceTime need to be activated before you can use them.Tom Werner/Getty Images If your iMessage or FaceTime apps are stuck on the "Waiting for activation" screen, you should try resetting them. Restarting your phone or resetting your Apple ID might fix the issue. It can take up to a day for the "Waiting for activation" message to disappear. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. When you create an Apple ID account, you get free access to both iMessage and Fac...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ipad, Imessage, Trends, iMessages, Facetime, Ipod Touch, Tech Insider, Activation, FaceTime Apple, Tom Werner Getty, Tech Reference, Software & Apps (Reference, Tech How To, William Antonelli


At Long Last, the World's Most Powerful Space Telescope is Ready To Launch

Decades of tension, debate, and determination have led to this moment, as the James Webb Space Telescope begins its million-mile journey into deep space. From a report: For the world's most advanced space telescope, and the thousands of people who've worked on it over the decades, the starting gun is about to fire. After more than a quarter-century of planning, designing, building, waiting -- and of obsessively testing the most complex space observatory ever assembled -- the mammoth James Webb S...
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Sony's A80J OLED is the best 4K TV you can buy if you want top picture quality

Prices are accurate at the time of publication.When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Sony Sony's A80J OLED is the 4K TV to buy if you prioritize picture quality. The display produces stunning HDR images powered by Sony's advanced processor. Though the TV's Google operating system isn't my favorite, the A80J is a top performer overall. Sony 65-inch A80J OLED 4K TV $1999.99 FROM BEST BUY Originally $2299.98 | Save 13%...
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Google, TikTok latest CES cancellations over omicron

Electronics show said it still aims for Las Vegas even as more brands move to a virtual tour.
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How You Can Make ‘e’Discovery A Little ‘E’asier

If you’re a litigation attorney who has, to this point, shunned eDiscovery software, this podcast is for you. The post How You Can Make ‘e’Discovery A Little ‘E’asier appeared first on Above the Law.
Tags: Technology, Law, Legal Technology, Ediscovery, Jared Correia, ATL Non-Event, Non-Event, Non-Eventcast


SEC allows AAPL Shareholder’s to Push For Details on Apple NDAs

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has agreed that an AAPL shareholders proposal requiring Apple to explain how it uses non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) can proceed, Reuters . The company had appealed to stop the proposal from progressing, but will now face a vote on the matter at its 2022 annual shareholder meeting. AAPL Shareholder’s to Push For NDA Details The proposal was put forward by AAPL investor Nia Impact Capital. It said that Apple’s board should prepare a “public re...
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SEC allows AAPL Shareholders to Push For Details on Apple NDAs

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has agreed that an AAPL shareholders proposal requiring Apple to explain how it uses non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) can proceed, Reuters . The company had appealed to stop the proposal from progressing, but will now face a vote on the matter at its 2022 annual shareholder meeting. AAPL Shareholders to Push For NDA Details The proposal was put forward by AAPL investor Nia Impact Capital. It said that Apple’s board should prepare a “public rep...
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