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Download Great Works of Art from 40+ Museums Worldwide: Explore Artvee, the New Art Search Engine

Dilbert creator Scott Adams once wrote of his early experiences introducing the World Wide Web to others. “In 1993, there were only a handful of Web sites you could access, such as the Smithsonian’s exhibit of gems. Those pages were slow to load and crashed as often as they worked.” But those who witnessed this technology in action would invariably “get out of their chairs their eyes like saucers, and they would approach the keyboard. They had to touch it themselves. There was something about t...
Tags: Art, Facebook, Technology, College, Nasa, Paris, Smithsonian, Rembrandt, New York Public Library, Seoul, Rijksmuseum, Scott Adams, Art Institute of Chicago, Museo, Hilma, Colin Marshall


Now it’s easier to show what your business offers on Google

When people search for your business on Google, it’s important to show up-to-date information and the details that make your business stand out — like what services you offer and when you're open. That’s why we’re constantly building tools that make it easier for you to update how your business appears to potential customers on Google Search and Maps. Last year, we added ways for you to change basic business information, message your customers and see detailed insights. And now, as we head into ...
Tags: Google, Maps, Small Business, Google Search, Search, Pointy, Pointy Pointy, Google Search Starting, International Small Business Week, David Rohan, Google Maps Show, Google Help, Google Search Help


Apple Executive Hints at Using AirPods to Provide Users More Health Data

In a wide-ranging interview about Apple's work and progress in the field of health, the company's vice president of technology, Kevin Lynch, has hinted that Apple may someday use sensor fusion with AirPods to provide more health data to customers. Currently, the iPhone and Apple Watch both utilize a wide array of sensors to provide users with health data and information independently. In addition, Apple also uses sensor fusion, which combines data from sensors onboard the Apple Watch and ‌iPh...
Tags: Apple, Bloomberg, Apple Watch, Mark Gurman, Lynch, Ming Chi Kuo, Kevin Lynch, Rene Ritchie, AirPods, AirPods Pro, Deidre Caldbeck


Apple AirTags UX teardown: The trade-off between privacy and user experience

Peter Ramsey Contributor Share on Twitter Peter Ramsey is CEO of Built For Mars, a UX consultancy that helps customers build better product experiences. More posts by this contributor Clubhouse UX teardown: A closer look at homepage curation, follow hooks and other features Spotify Group Session UX teardown: The fails and their fixes Apple’s location devices — called AirTags — have been out for ...
Tags: Apple, Tech, Mars, Peter Ramsey, Instead Apple


Hit game PUBG Mobile returns to India with scores of questions

Krafton, which filed for an IPO earlier this week, has built a gigantic gaming empire. If the firm is able to raise the target $5 billion from the IPO it will be the largest public offering in its home country, South Korea. The firm has something to celebrate elsewhere in the world, too. On Thursday, it pulled off another feat that no other firm has been able to achieve: Its sleeper hit title, PUBG Mobile, has made a return to India, which banned the title more than nine months ago. The world’s ...
Tags: Apple, Google, TC, Gaming, Apps, Asia, South Korea, China, Ipo, India, Tech, Alibaba, Tencent, Mobile Gaming, New Delhi, South Asia


Daily Crunch: Google’s first retail location opened today in NYC

To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day at 3 p.m. PDT, subscribe here. Welcome back to the Daily Crunch for Thursday, June 17. Thank you to Walter Thompson and the Extra Crunch staff for taking the reins I took from Alex. I was released from jury duty, so I’ll be seeing you through the remainder of the week, and we’ll be back to regularly scheduled Alex in no time. But before we get on with the show, I want to let you know that Duolin...
Tags: Google, Amazon, TC, New York, Tech, Chelsea, Nintendo, Pfizer, Amd, Kirsten Gillibrand, Alex, Duolingo, Pittsburgh, Eric Eldon, Ingrid, Newsletters


Forget 5G, Super-Fast 6G Is Already Here

The march of technology waits for no one, so despite the fact that the blazing fast 5G speeds we’ve been promised are nowhere close to blanketing the entire country, Samsung’s already testing 6G in its labs. The test hardware delivers blistering speeds that promise to...well, we’ll figure that part out later.Read more...
Tags: Internet Of Things, Science, Technology, Nokia, Samsung, Netflix, Telecommunications, Data Centers, Samsung Electronics, Science and Technology, Mobile telecommunications, 5g, Türk Telekom, 6G, Technology Internet, Technology Forecasting


Canoo wants to connect owners to all of their vehicles — not just Canoo’s

Electric vehicle startup Canoo detailed some of the features that may be on its app on Thursday, foremost of which is a one-stop shop functionality that customers could use for their Canoo vehicles – and all their other cars, as well. This unusual approach to its branded vehicle app could potentially pay off big-time for Canoo in terms of user data and revenue via sales on services like tire replacements and insurance. If the average Canoo driver owns two other vehicles, that could mean that 50,...
Tags: Apple, Transportation, Apps, Tech, App, Automotive, Electric Vehicles, Netherlands, Oklahoma, Aquila, Treiber, Solera Holdings, Kranz, Stefan Krause, Ulrich Kranz, VDL Nedcar


Lordstown Motors reverses claims about “binding orders” for electric pickup truck

Lordstown Motors does not have binding orders from customers for its electric Endurance pickup truck — a reversal from claims made earlier this week by company executives in an effort to restore confidence in the troubled company, according to a regulatory filing released Thursday. Lordstown Motors interim CEO Angela Strand and President Rich Schmidt made a series of statements Tuesday at an Automotive Press Association event that drove up shares in the company, including that it has enough “bin...
Tags: Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Tech, Automotive, Electric Vehicles, SEC, Securities And Exchange Commission, Don, SPAC, Lordstown, U S Securities and Exchange Commission, Steve Burns, Automotive Press Association, Hindenburg, Workhorse Group, Electric Pickup Truck


The best laptop deals we expect for Amazon Prime Day 2021 including some early discounts

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon; Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Amazon Prime Day 2021 is right around the corner, and we're expecting to see some significant deals on laptops. The annual shopping holiday will take place on June 21 and 22, making it a great opportunity to snag a new laptop, whether it's for school, work, or even gaming.Last year, we saw deals on laptops from Apple, Leno...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Google, Amazon, Deals, Trends, Walmart, Hp, Amazon Prime, Os, Tech Deals, Live, Ram, Dell, MSI, MacBook Air


Google Backs Linux Project To Make Android, Chrome OS Harder To Hack

Google said Thursday it's funding a project to increase Linux security by writing parts of the operating system's core in the Rust programming language, a modernization effort that could bolster the security of the internet and smartphones. From a report: If the project succeeds, it'll be possible to add new elements written in Rust into the heart of Linux, called the kernel. Such a change would mark a major technological and cultural shift for an open-source software project that's become found...
Tags: Google, Tech, Internet Security Research Group, Miguel Ojeda


Amazon's Prime Day Show features performances by Billie Eilish, Kid Cudi, and H.E.R. - here's how to watch for free on June 17

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. The Prime Day Show features musical performances from Billie Eilish, H.E.R. and Kid Cudi. Amazon Studios Amazon's Prime Day Show will stream special musical performances ahead of Prime Day 2021. Episodes will include Billie Eilish, H.E.R., and Kid Cudi. The show will be available to anyone with an Amazon account starting June 17. Before Prime Day 2021 kicks off with a massive selection of deals o...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Music, TV, Entertainment, Trends, Tech, Amazon Prime, Nasa, Paris, Streaming, Ames Research Center, Amazon Prime Day, Amazon Music, Kid Cudi, SETI Institute


Deals: 2021 Apple TV Models Get First Discount, 32GB 4K Model Down to $169.98 ($9 Off)

Today we're seeing the first straight cash discount on the 2021 Apple TV 4K, with $9 in savings on both the 32GB and 64GB models. Starting with the 32GB Apple TV 4K, you can get this model for $169.98, down from $179.00. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with Amazon. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running. You can also get the 64GB Apple TV 4K for $189.99, down from $199.00. Both of these Apple TVs are sold by Amazo...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Deals, Apple TV, Amazon When


10 things in tech: Zuck's no longer a top CEO, Google salaries, Apple health clinics

Drew Angerer/Getty Images Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here. Let's get started.1. Companies like Amazon, Twitter, and Goldman Sachs are pursuing vastly different post-pandemic office policies. Some are embracing an all-remote workforce, while others are encouraging employees to return to their office desks. Here's what some of the world's biggest companies have planned.2. Mark Zuckerberg has fallen off Glassdoor's t...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Spacex, Texas, India, Newsletter, Trends, Tech, Tesla, Goldman Sachs, Zuckerberg, Glassdoor, Zuck


Mark Zuckerberg falls off Glassdoor's top 100 CEOs list for the first time since 2013, as his employee-approval rating on the website drops

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg KENZO TRIBOUILLARD / AFP via Getty Images Mark Zuckerberg dropped off Glassdoor's "Top CEOs" list for the first time since 2013. The Facebook CEO scored an 89% employee approval rating, far higher than Glassdoor's 73% CEO average. But he dropped from the list after employee approval dipped in late 2020 and early 2021. See more stories on Insider's business page. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has dropped off Glassdoor's list of the top 100 CEOs ...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Microsoft, Satya Nadella, US, Trends, Bloomberg, Tim Cook, Zuckerberg, Glassdoor, Facebook CEO, Anna Cooban, Mark Zuckerberg KENZO TRIBOUILLARD, Getty Images Mark Zuckerberg, Rich Lesser of Boston Consulting Group


Google To Open First Retail Store Steps Away From Apple in NYC

Google will open its first retail store in New York City, highlighting the internet giant's effort to promote its consumer hardware devices. From a report: The store, in Manhattan's trendy Chelsea neighborhood, will open to the public Thursday, the Mountain View, California-based company said Wednesday in a blog post. The shop, which is a block away from rival Apple's 14th Street store, occupies part of the first floor of Google's New York offices. Alphabet's Google began experimenting with pop-...
Tags: Apple, Google, New York, New York City, Tech, Chelsea, Manhattan, Mountain View California, Ivy Ross, Jason Rosenthal Google


Transform launches with $24.5M in funding for a tool to query and build metrics out of data troves

The biggest tech companies have put a lot of time and money into building tools and platforms for their data science teams and those who work with them to glean insights and metrics out of the masses of data that their companies produce: how a company is performing, how a new feature is working, when something is broken, or when something might be selling well (and why) are all things you can figure out if you know how to read the data. Now, three alums that worked with data in the world of big ...
Tags: Facebook, Enterprise, Developer, Big Data, Funding, Tech, Airbnb, Big Data Analytics, Metrics, Redpoint Ventures, Index Ventures, Transform, Looker, Yang, Minerva, Handel


The man who got the FBI's fake messaging app off the ground says pulling off one of the biggest police stings in history wasn't the only goal

The FBI partnered with law enforcement around the world to target suspected drug and gun traffickers with a fake messaging app. The FBI Authorities arrested hundreds of suspected criminals after tricking them into using an FBI-controlled chat app. The former prosecutor who oversaw the operation told Insider the sting warned criminals that encrypted technology can't hide their wrongdoing. He wouldn't expand on whether extremist groups that organize over encrypted apps should heed th...
Tags: Europe, Technology, News, Australia, US, Trends, Drug Trafficking, Fbi, Courts, Criminal Justice, Young, Justice Department, Europol, Andrew Young, Barnes Thornburg, Phantom Secure


Fighting Subscription Fatigue? 5 Strategies to Help You Reduce the Churn

As the pandemic had locked us inside our homes for the majority of 2020, the number of subscriptions to online video services worldwide passed 1 billion for the first time. Video streaming subscriptions are on the rise, but so is customer churn. And one of the reasons is an abundance of options as more and more OTT players join the SVOD fray. In the US alone, there are now over 300 video services, all competing for time — and a wallet share — of a customer. But more doesn’t always mean better. O...
Tags: Apple, Business, Disney, US, Sales & Marketing, Netflix, Showtime, Cbs, Hulu, Right Now, Olga, ESPN Disney, Oxagile, Olga Ezzheva, Cagkan Sayin Shutterstock, Ampere Analytics


Zeotap Launches Google Customer Match Integration to Drive Addressability in a Post-Cookie World

New API integration delivers 79% higher CTR and 67% higher CVR than non-audience traffic[1] Zeotap, the leading Customer Data Platform, has launched a new integration with Google Customer Match, enabling marketers to leverage their first-party data to engage audiences at scale across Google Search, Shopping, Gmail, YouTube and Display.[2] In doing so, the new integration […] The post Zeotap Launches Google Customer Match Integration to Drive Addressability in a Post-Cookie World appeared first o...
Tags: Google, Featured, Advertising, Press Releases, Ad Targeting, Zeotap, Online Media, Digital Marketing, Media Buying, Ad & Media Strategies, Ad Operations, Ad Products, Google Customer Match, Customer Data Platform, Cookieless Targeting, Post Cookie World


Disney+ Moves Its Original Series Releases to Wednesdays After ‘Loki’ Was Biggest Debut Yet

Disney+ original shows will now debut on Wednesdays instead of Fridays. The release date shift of upcoming Disney+ series like Monsters at Work and Turner & Hooch comes in the wake of the monumental success of Marvel Studios’ Loki, which became the most-watched Marvel premiere for the streamer after moving its release to Wednesdays. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Disney+ is shifting its original series release dates from Fridays to Wednesdays, affecting all global original series inclu...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Television, Movies, Disney, Netflix, Pixar, Hulu, Paramount, Falcon, Mickey Mouse, Loki, Robin Roberts, Peacock, Release Dates, Short Circuit


'Cash is king': Buyers who can liquidate high-yield assets are boxing first-time homeowners out of the hectic real estate market, real estate agents say

Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images Waiving appraisal contingencies has become a popular tactic for winning a bidding war. That means if an appraisal falls short, the buyer is on the hook for coming up with the extra cash. This is making it more challenging for first-time homebuyers to find a house, realtors say. See more stories on Insider's business page. If you want to nab a home in today's wild real estate market, you better have tons of cash, realtors say. Prices have risen, i...
Tags: Google, New York, California, Washington Post, Trends, Austin, Silicon Valley, San Jose, Northern California, South Florida, Pierre, Facebook Apple, Sereno, Avery Hartmans, Getty Images Prior, West Hempstead New York


Google's health team is reorganizing

Hello,Welcome to Insider Healthcare. I'm Lydia Ramsey Pflanzer, and today in healthcare news:Google's healthcare team is reorganizing;Doctors and drugmakers disagree on when we might need coronavirus booster shots;What a lawsuit against Centene reveals about pharmaceutical middlemen.If you're new to this newsletter, sign up here. Comments, tips? Email me at [email protected] or tweet @lydiaramsey125. Let's get to it...Just a heads up that there will be no newsletter tomorrow, i...
Tags: Google, Mississippi, US, Trends, Canada, Healthcare, Ohio, Fitbit, Wall Street Journal, Bernie Sanders, Newsletters, Centene, Ron DeSantis, CureVac, Google health, Geisinger Health


How to unzip ZIP files on any device, including smartphones

It only takes a few moments to unzip a file. Crystal Cox/Business Insider To unzip a file, you can use tools that come pre-installed on your device. You can unzip ZIP files on both computers and smartphones, since they're one of the most common file types. Once you've unzipped a file, you can use, view, edit, and delete its contents freely. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. As time goes on and computers get more advanced, file sizes keep growing bigger. Z...
Tags: Iphone, Google, Android, Ipad, Mac, Trends, Pc, RAR, Chromebook, Linux, Files, CTRL, Dave Johnson, Tech Insider, Kyle Wilson, Crystal Cox


Google Open-Sources Fully Homomorphic Encryption (FHE) Toolkit

Google has open-sourced a collection of C++ libraries for implementing Fully Homomorphic Encryption (FHE) in modern applications. From a report: Fully homomorphic encryption, or simply homomorphic encryption, is a form of data encryption that allows users/applications to perform mathematical computations on encrypted data without decrypting it first, keeping the data's privacy intact. While the concept of homomorphic encryption has been around since 1978, when it was first described at a theoret...
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Facebook to Launch Podcast Publishing Platform Next Week

Following in the footsteps of Apple and Spotify, Facebook will launch its own podcast platform offering next week, based on emails seen by The Verge. According to the messages, which were sent to podcast page owners, Facebook will roll out the podcast service on June 22, and content creators will be able to link their show's RSS feed to Facebook, which will generate News Feed posts for all subsequent episodes. "Facebook will be the place where people can enjoy, discuss, and share the podcast...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Spotify, Spotify Facebook


Deals: Amazon Discounts 512GB M1 MacBook Air to Match Record Low Price of $1,149 ($100 Off)

Apple's 512GB M1 MacBook Air has returned to its all-time low price of $1,149.00, down from $1,249.00. This sale is available on Amazon, and only for the Gold color option. Stock appears to be low, although Amazon sometimes has more in stock than is reflected on the website. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running. Apple updated the MacBook Air in November...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Deals, MacBook Air, Gpu


Lenovo's Upgraded ThinkPad P1 Packs In 5G and a Perfect Webcam for Video Calls

As everyone is gearing up to head back into the office, Lenovo is updating its ThinkPad lineup of work-focused laptops with new hardware. The ThinkPad P1, P15, and P17 laptops include better graphics and Intel’s 11th-generation processors, and the P1 even sports a 1080p webcam, which feels like finding a diamond in…Read more...
Tags: Science, Intel, Lenovo


Deals: 40mm GPS (Product)RED Apple Watch Series 6 Drops to $319.99 in New Sale ($79 Off)

Amazon has deepened a discount on the 40mm GPS Apple Watch Series 6 today, dropping the price of the (Product)RED model to $319.99, down from $399.00. This model was most recently on sale for $329.00 in the wake of Memorial Day, and although it's still not at the lowest price we've ever seen it, it's still a solid sale. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with these vendors. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running. Di...
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U.S. Antitrust Legislation Would Ban Apple From Pre-Installing Its Own Apps on iPhones

Apple would not be permitted to sell iPhones with its own apps installed under proposed U.S. antitrust legislation that was released last week. Representative David Cicilline confirmed the self-preferencing ban in a discussion with reporters, details of which were shared by Bloomberg. Rather than pre-installed apps, Apple would have to offer other app options for consumers to download. Right now, iPhones come with a range of free Apple-designed apps from Messages and FaceTime to Calendar and ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Bloomberg, United States, Antitrust, App Store, Facetime, U S House, House Judiciary Committee, Apple Amazon Facebook, David Cicilline, Cicilline, U S Antitrust Legislation Would Ban Apple, Cicilline Preventing Apple



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