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People Have Been Having Less Sex

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Scientific American: Human sexual activity affects cognitive function, health, happiness and overall quality of life -- and, yes, there is also the matter of reproduction. The huge range of benefits is one reason researchers have become alarmed at declines in sexual activity around the world, from Japan to Europe to Australia. A recent study evaluating what is happening in the U.S. has added to the pile of evidence, showing declines from 2009 to 2018 in a...
Tags: Europe, Japan, Australia, Tech, Debby Herbenick, National Survey of Sexual Health, Tsung chieh Jane Fu


India’s competition regulator launches probes into Apple over App Store fees and access

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has ordered an antitrust investigation into Apple’s business practices.…
Tags: Apple, India, Software, Competition Commission of India CCI


See the OnePlus 10 Pro now, days before the official January 11 launch

OnePlus has released the first official picture of the OnePlus 10 Pro, and also confirmed it will launch on January 11. Good news, but there is a catch.
Tags: Android, Mobile, News, Trends, Oneplus, CES 2022, OnePlus 10, Oneplus 10 Pro


CES 2022: Netgear Launches Nighthawk RAXE300 WiFi 6E Router

Netgear today announced the launch of its latest Nighthawk router, the Nighthawk RAXE300 Tri-Band WiFi 6E, which offers the 6GHz band for WiFi 6E-compatible devices. The RAXE300 offers up to eight WiFi streams and supports Gigabit+ WiFi speeds up to 7.8Gb/s in homes that are up to 2,500 square feet. Six antennas are included for improved signal strength and coverage, and there's a 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet port for Gigabit+ connectivity. Five additional Gigabit Ethernet ports are available for wir...
Tags: Apple, Netgear, Orbi, CES 2022


Chinese Fusion Reactor Maintains 70 Million Degrees Celsius For More Than 17 Minutes

spth writes from a report via German publisher Heise: The Experimental Advanced Superconducting Tokamak (EAST) in Hefei, China has maintained a temperature of 70 million degrees celsius for 17 minutes at the end of 2021. It had previously held 120 million degrees celsius for 101 seconds and 160 million degrees celsius for 20 seconds. The goal is to keep 100 million degrees for one week. The purpose of the research at EAST is to support the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) ...
Tags: Tech, ITER, Hefei China, Heise, Cadarache France


Over 140,000 Gaming Firms Close As China Continues New License Freeze

China is continuing to hold off from issuing new game licenses to app developers producing for the App Store and other platforms, in regulatory inaction that has reportedly led to the shuttering of around 140,000 small game studios and related companies in the country. By contrast, 180,000 video game firms shut down during all of 2020. Apple Insider reports: Under Chinese law, game developers must be licensed in order to sell games in the App Store and in other app marketplaces. While regulators...
Tags: Apple, China, Tech, App Store, South China Morning Post, China App Store, Publication Administration NPPA


Elizabeth Holmes trial: jury finds Theranos founder guilty on four fraud counts

The jury delivered the partial verdict after announcing they were deadlocked on three of the 11 charges Holmes facedElizabeth Holmes, founder of Theranos, has been found guilty on four of 11 charges of fraud after a jury delivered a partial verdict following a dramatic day in which jurors said they remained deadlocked on three counts.Jurors announced the decision following a high-profile, 15-week trial that chronicled the missteps of the now-defunct blood testing startup. Continue reading...
Tags: Technology, Theranos, Elizabeth Holmes, Law (US, Holmes facedElizabeth Holmes


This Tiny Wireless Speaker Uses MagSafe to Piggyback on Your iPhone (gizmodo)

Of all the iPhone features Apple has upgraded over the years—from the camera to the screen to the software—the built-in speaker remains disappointing at best. A good pair of headphones solves that problem, but so does Scosche’s new BoomCanMS Portable Speaker, a tiny Bluetooth boombox that secures itself to modern…Read more... [Author: Andrew Liszewski]
Tags: Apple, News, Scosche, Andrew Liszewski


CES 2022: Targus Debuts Backpack That Supports 'Find My' App Without an AirTag

Accessory maker Targus today announced that its Cypress Hero EcoSmart Backpack with built-in support for Apple's Find My app will be available in spring or summer 2022 for a suggested price of $149.99 in the United States. The backpack is equipped with a small tracking module that allows the backpack's location to be tracked in the Find My app on the iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple Watch without needing to use an AirTag. Based on an image shown on the CES website, it appears the backpack will su...
Tags: Apple, United States, Targus, Find My, CES 2022


Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes Found Guilty

After deliberating for more than 40 hours over six days, jurors in the Elizabeth Holmes criminal trial have found Holmes guilty on four of 11 charges of defrauding the company's investors and patients. She was found not guilty on four counts. NPR reports: When the verdict was read, Holmes had no visible reaction. She sat masked in the courtroom and later hugged members of her family in the front row of the court. Holmes could face up to 20 years in prison, although legal experts say her sentence...
Tags: Tech, San Jose, Npr, Theranos, Elizabeth Holmes, Holmes, Balwani


A beginner's guide to YouTube TV, a live TV app with over 80 channels and unlimited DVR

YouTube TV is Google's answer to streaming services like Hulu + Live TV.Sean Gallup/Getty Images YouTube TV is a streaming app that offers over 80 live TV channels, along with on-demand shows and movies. A YouTube TV subscription costs $64.99 per month, and comes with cloud DVR service for up to three devices. You can stream YouTube TV on most streaming devices, game consoles, smartphones, and computers. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. A decade ago, nearly ev...
Tags: Google, Hbo, Television, Youtube, Trends, Showtime, Starz, Hulu, Live TV, HBO Starz, Epix, Tech Insider, Acorn TV, YouTube TV, Youtube App, Streaming Apps


Aderant Begins The New Year With A New CEO

The move had been planned since July 2021. The post Aderant Begins The New Year With A New CEO appeared first on Above the Law.
Tags: Technology, Law, Robert Ambrogi


CES 2022: Scosche Launches MagSafe-Compatible MagicMounts, Speakers and Chargers

Scosche today announced the launch of a number of new products in its MagicMount product lineup, along with other MagSafe-compatible accessories like wireless chargers and speakers. The MagicMount Pro Charge5 mounts from Scosche are compatible with Apple's MagSafe iPhones, which includes the iPhone 12 and iPhone 13 models. Scosche promises a strong hold, but it's worth noting that these are not using Apple's ‌MagSafe‌ protocol and are limited to 7.5W wireless charging. There's a 360-degree ...
Tags: Apple, Chargers, Scosche, CES 2022


US stocks surge to fresh highs on first trading day of 2022 as Apple hits $3 trillion

Xinhua/Wang Ying/ Getty Images US stocks hit new highs on Monday, starting 2022 with gains as investors sidestep concerns about rising COVID cases.Apple crossed the $3 trillion market capitalization threshold on Monday for the first time ever.Tesla jumped 13.5% after the company's Q4 deliveries surpassed analyst expectations.Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell.US stocks kicked 2022 off with fresh record closing highs for the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Indust...
Tags: Apple, US, Samsung, Trends, Markets, Tesla, Eminem, Treasury, Stock Market, S&P 500, Dow Jones Industrial Average, NFT, Matthew Fox, COVID, Stock Market News, Nasdaq 100


Fashion News Roundup: December 2021

The top trending fashion searches on Google in 2021, Pantone’s colour of the year 2022, and more news from the fashion world last month. Pantone has picked Very Peri as its colour of the year 2022. Selfridges, the iconic London department store, has been sold to a Thai retailer and an Austrian property company. Elle magazine has announced it will stop using fur in all its editorial and advertising content worldwide, becoming the first major publication to do so. Allure announces that peach make...
Tags: Google, Fashion, London, News, Paris, Elle, Gucci, North Face, Jo, Yves Saint Laurent, Lyst, LVMH Zara Nike, Libby DeLana


The HomeKit Bug That Can Cripple Your iPhone

A bug found in Apple’s HomeKit could cripple your iPhone, along with that of anyone else with access to your Apple Home setup. Security researcher Trevor Spiniolas reported the vulnerability to Apple months ago, but the trouble remains in iOS 15.2. A HomeKit Device Name That’s Just Too Long Spiniolas discovered that changing a HomeKit device  name to a very large string, it breaks the iPhone. In testing, the researcher used a 500,000-character-long string,. Of course. it’s entirely possible th...
Tags: Apple, Ios, Home, Featured, News, Smart Home, Cupertino, Bug, Homekit, Apple Home, Trevor Spiniolas, Long Spiniolas, Spiniolas, HomeKit Bug Spiniolas


Apple becomes first company to hit $3 trillion market value, then slips

Apple Inc on Monday became the first company with a $3 trillion stock market value, lifted by investor confidence that the iPhone maker will keep launching best-selling products as it explores new... #iphone
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Samsung's New TV Remote Uses Radio Waves From Your Router To Stay Charged

The new version of Samsung's Eco Remote features "RF harvesting capabilities that let the remote preserve its charge by 'collecting routers' radio waves and converting them to energy,'" reports The Verge. It can also be charged with solar energy. From the report: Aside from the new RF harvesting option, the Eco Remote can be charged from both outdoor and indoor light or (for the fastest results) over USB-C. Samsung says it's introducing a white model of the remote this year, which the company sa...
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Jury In Elizabeth Holmes Trial Deadlocked On 3 of 11 Counts

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Jurors in the Elizabeth Holmes criminal trial have been unable to reach a verdict in three of the 11 counts of fraud she has been charged with, according to a note read in court today. Eight men and four women have been deliberating for more than 40 hours over six days, much of which occurred before an extended holiday weekend. Today is their first day back from break. It's unclear what decision the jury reached in the eight counts they have...
Tags: Tech, Elizabeth Holmes, DaVila, Edward Davila, Elizabeth Holmes Trial Deadlocked On


Looking Back on 2021

[Editor’s Note: We publish a Weekly Transmission for GEM members, a series of long-form articles covering the spectrum from shipping container co-living spaces to the battle for listing acquisition in the first iBuyer world war. Below, I look back on a year that saw the end of Zillow Offers, MLS transformation, exit from Katerradise, and an influx of climate capital. Plus, a variety of GEM members reflected on their 2021 predictions. Many links included are to members-only articles, so won’t be ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Featured, California, White House, Softbank, Radio, Mls, Biden, Zillow, Terry, Doj, Grant, Stephen


Apple becomes the first US company to cross the $3 trillion market cap threshold

Apple CEO Tim Cook.REUTERS/Carlo Allegri Apple crossed the $3 trillion market capitalization level for the first time ever on Monday.Apple's stock price surged 3% to a high of $182.88 in Monday trades, 2 cents above the amount needed to hit the milestone.Shares of Apple returned 35% in 2021, outpacing the S&P 500's return of about 27%.Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell.Apple crossed the $3 trillion market capitalization milestone on Monday for the ...
Tags: Apple, US, Trends, Markets, Tim Cook, Stock Market, Apple Stock, Wedbush, Ives, Matthew Fox, Tech Insider, Dan Ives, Apple Stock Price, Opening Bell Apple, MI Exclusive, Stock Market 2022


How to Win the Talent War

A growing number of Americans left a job in 2021, including a record 4.43 million in September alone, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. The quit rate as a percentage of the labor force rose to 3%, also a record. What’s driving this change? It’s being called “The Great Resignation.” We are amid a new era for recruiting talent. Old rules and old ways will no longer work to attract and retain new team members for your company. For the first time in our business lives, we need people more t...
Tags: Feature, Technology, Jobs, News, Business Planning, Radio, Latest News, Industry News, Best Practices, McDonald, U S Department of Labor, Real Estate Technology, Brokers, Lead Story, Czarnik, Delta Media Group


Meet the millennial and Gen Z founders growing their startups, raising millions in funding, and using social media to turn their side hustles into seven-figure empires

"Star, Rising" is a series highlighting early entrepreneurs and businesses.Samantha Lee/Insider Insider's series Star, Rising highlights early-stage entrepreneurs who are gaining popularity. Insider has profiled founders all over the world who are innovating their respective industries.  Here are the 21 burgeoning business owners in Insider's Star, Rising series.  The pandemic spurred a new wave of entrepreneurship, prompting people to start their own companies, and that doesn't s...
Tags: Apple, Hbo, UK, London, France, Germany, Nigeria, Africa, US, Trends, Paris, Showtime, Paris Hilton, Barbie, Lauren Bacall, Index Ventures


When They Warn of Rare Disorders, These Prenatal Tests Are Usually Wrong

The New York Times: After a year of fertility treatments, Yael Geller was thrilled when she found out she was pregnant in November 2020. Following a normal ultrasound, she was confident enough to tell her 3-year-old son his "brother or sister" was in her belly. But a few weeks later, as she was driving her son home from school, her doctor's office called. A prenatal blood test indicated her fetus might be missing part of a chromosome, which could lead to serious ailments and mental illness. Sitt...
Tags: America, Tech, New York Times, Silicon Valley, Theranos, Geller, Emmanuel, LabCorp, Quest Diagnostics, NIPT, Yael Geller, Ms Geller


Apple becomes first US company to reach $3tn valuation

New year trading pushed Apple shares to a new high of $182.80 after tripling in value in under four yearsApple became the first US company to be valued at over $3tn on Monday as the tech company continued its phenomenal share price growth, tripling in value in under four years.A pandemic-era surge in tech stocks has driven the major US tech companies to new highs, pulling US stock markets with them. Apple became the world’s first trillion dollar company in August 2018, passed $2tn in 2020 and hi...
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Theranos jury returns to deliberations after deadlocking on three counts

Jurors had been deliberating for seven days after the 15-week trial in which the Theranos founder faced up to 20 years in prisonThe jury weighing fraud charges against Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes told the court it is unable to reach a unanimous verdict on three of the 11 criminal counts she faces, according to a note from the panel read aloud in court on Monday morning.Jurors in the high-profile Silicon Valley trial had been deliberating for seven days after a trial that chronicled the mis...
Tags: Technology, US news, Silicon Valley, Theranos, Elizabeth Holmes, Holmes, Law (US


Here's what Steve Jobs might have been worth with Apple valued at $3 trillion

Apple on Monday became the first company to hit a market capitalization of $3 trillion — more than nine times what the company was worth when founder Steve Jobs died in 2011. Unlike other leg… #stevejobs
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Samsung is Putting NFTs in Its Smart TVs

Given that 2021 was a blockbuster year for NFTs, it's not particularly surprising that major tech companies are incorporating Non-Fungible Tokens into their CES lineup. From a report: The latest comes from Samsung, which revealed a new "NFT Aggregation Platform" designed for its smart TVs. The platform, which will be available on Samsung's MicroLed, Neo QLED and The Frame models, allows users to browse and buy NFTs directly from their sets. The platform pulls in NFTs from several marketplaces, s...
Tags: Samsung, Tech, Non Fungible Tokens, NFT Aggregation Platform


Elizabeth Holmes jury deadlocked on 3 charges

Former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes leaves federal court in San Jose, Calif., Thursday, Dec. 23, 2021. (AP Photo/Nic Coury)  (AP Photo/Nic Coury / AP Newsroom) The California jury on the criminal fraud case against Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes says she is stuck on 3 of the 11 charges she faces. The panel, made up of eight men and four women, sent a notice to the judge on Monday stating that they could not reach a unanimous verdict on the seventh day of deliberations on Ho...
Tags: California, International, Tech, Silicon Valley, Wall Street Journal, Stanford University, Theranos, Elizabeth Holmes, Holmes, SAN JOSE Calif, Balwani, Ramesh Sunny Balwani, AP Photo Nic Coury AP Photo Nic Coury AP Newsroom


The best streaming services you can sign up for in 2022

Prices are accurate at the time of publication.When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. The best streaming services include on-demand, live TV, and channel-specific apps.Google Play; Netflix; Disney+; Apple TV; Amazon Prime Video; Hulu; Alyssa Powell/Business Insider The streaming market has grown a lot in recent years, with newer services like Paramount Plus, Peacock, Discovery Plus, and HBO Max launching to compete with industry juggernauts like N...
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