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Honoring Juneteenth at Google

Juneteenth, celebrated on June 19, is the oldest commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. It marks the day when troops arrived in Galveston, Texas in 1865 to establish Union authority and ensure that all enslaved people were freed — more than two years after the Emancipation Proclamation was signed. The following year, freed persons in Texas organized the first of what became the annual celebration of “Jubilee Day,” now known as Juneteenth. Today, it’s a time for reflection a...
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A Pill To Treat Covid-19? The US Is Betting on It

The U.S. government spent more than $18 billion last year funding drugmakers to make a Covid vaccine, an effort that led to at least five highly effective shots in record time. Now it's pouring more than $3 billion on a neglected area of research: developing pills to fight the virus early in the course of infection, potentially saving many lives in the years to come. From a report: The new program, announced on Thursday by the Department of Health and Human Services, will speed up the clinical t...
Tags: US, Tech, Anthony Fauci, Department of Health and Human Services, Fauci, COVID, Operation Warp Speed the Trump


iOS 15: How to Rearrange and Delete Home Screen Pages

In iOS 14, Apple lets you disable individual Home Screen pages thanks to the App Library, which is available to keep your apps better organized. However, not everyone gets on with the App Library, and it's not possible to rearrange the order of your ‌‌Home Screen‌‌ pages, nor can you delete a page outright rather than merely disabling it. In ‌iOS 15‌, though, you ‌can do both. Here's how it works. How to Rearrange Home Screen Pages Touch and hold a space on the ‌Home Screen‌ to enter jiggl...
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Deals: Apple's 2021 256GB 12.9-Inch iPad Pro Hits Lowest Price Ever at $1,099 ($100 Off)

Amazon today has introduced a new sale on the 2021 12.9-inch iPad Pro (256GB Wi-Fi), available at $1,099.00, down from $1,199.00. This $100 sale price marks a new all-time low for this version of the newest iPad Pro, and it's only available on Amazon. 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. Apple updated the iPad Pro earlier this year, introducing a faster M1 chip, 5G c...
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Poland Says Recent Attacks on Local Politicians Originated from Russia

The Polish government said that a recent wave of cyberattacks that have targeted the email accounts of local political figures originated from Russia. From a report: The attacks have targeted some of the most important Polish officials, ministers, and deputies from various political parties, said Jaroslaw Kaczynski, Poland's deputy prime minister, citing sources from the Polish Internal Security Agency and the Military Counterintelligence Service. "The analysis of our services and the special se...
Tags: Facebook, Russia, Tech, Poland, Telegram, Kaczynski, Jaroslaw Kaczynski Poland, Michal Dworczyk, Dworczyk, Polish Internal Security Agency, Onet Other


The best laptop deals happening during Amazon Prime Day 2021, plus some early discounts you can already shop

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon Prime Day 2021 is expected to bring some major discounts on laptops from Apple, Microsoft, and many others. Amazon; Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Amazon Prime Day 2021 is fast approaching, and we're already seeing 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, w...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Google, Amazon, Deals, Trends, Walmart, Hp, Amazon Prime, Os, Tech Deals, Live, Ram, Dell, MSI, MacBook Air


Top Stories: Beats Studio Buds Announced, Apple Watch Series 7 Rumors, and More

The Apple news cycle started to move beyond WWDC this week, but that doesn't mean there still wasn't a lot to talk about, led by the official debut of the much-leaked Beats Studio Buds that might give us a hint of what to expect for the second-generation AirPods Pro. With no hardware announcements at WWDC, we also took a look at when we might finally see the long-rumored redesigned MacBook Pro models, while Apple this week launched its annual Back to School promo in the U.S. and Canada. Other...
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Echo Buds Prime Day deal: Amazon's new noise-canceling earbuds are $40 off as an early Amazon Prime Day 2021 deal

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon's new Echo Buds are available at a $40 discount for Amazon Prime Day 2021. Amazon Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Echo Buds (2nd Gen) with wired charging case (medium, Preferred: Amazon) Echo Buds (2nd Gen) with wireless charging case (medium, Preferred: Amazon) Amazon's second-generation Echo Buds come with noise cancellation, a much-improved design compared to their predecessors, an...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Amazon, Deals, Speakers, Samsung, Trends, Amazon Prime, Tech Deals, Headphones, Sony, Amazon Amazon, Tech Accessories, Tech Insider, Lisa Eadicicco, Insider Picks


Old Fashioned Potato Salad

Old fashioned potato salad is just like what grandma used to make! You can always buy potato salad pre-made at the store, but it will never compare to this delicious homemade potato salad. Perfect for BBQs, Fourth of July, summer potlucks or just a weeknight meal, it’s sure to become a family favorite! Reasons We Love This Recipe This homemade potato salad is the perfect side dish . Whether you need a side for your Easy Crockpot BBQ Chicken Sandwiches or one for your Air Fryer Chicken Drums...
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The internet is destroying our brains, but we can't quit. It's a factory we're forced to work in without any pay.

Marianne Ayala/Insider Studies show the internet is bad for our mental health, and more people are realizing its harms. Internet gurus encourage us to give up social media and tech execs send their kids to anti-internet schools. But we need a more systemic solution to the internet's grasp on our lives; we need to see the internet as a factory. P.E. Moskowitz is an author and runs Mental Hellth, a newsletter about capitalism and psychology. This is an opinion article. The thoughts ex...
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Peleton Patches Vulnerability In Camera That Allowed Spying on Riders

McAfee has discovered a vulnerability "that allows hackers to access Peloton's bike screen," reports CNN, "and potentially spy on riders using its microphone and camera." "However, the threat most likely affects only the $2,495 bike used in public spaces, such as in hotels or gyms, because the hacker needs to physically access the screen using a USB drive containing a malicious code." According to McAfee's Advanced Threat Research team, a hacker can discreetly control the stationary bike's sc...
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NPR Gets Fourth Regional News Hub, This One For Midwest

Thanks to a $4.7 milion grant from former Google chairman Eric Schmidt and his wife, Wendy, the newsroom will be based at KCUR in Kansas City, Missouri, and will also include as partners St. Louis Public Radio, Iowa Public Radio, and Nebraska Public Media. The other three regional hubs are in California, Texas, and the Gulf States (Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama). – Inside Radio
Tags: Google, Art, Media, Npr, Eric Schmidt, Wendy, Kansas City Missouri, California Texas, KCUR, 06.17.21, Hub This One For Midwest, St Louis Public Radio Iowa Public Radio, Nebraska Public Media, Gulf States Louisiana Mississippi


How a Murderer's Lies Were Exposed by His Cellphone and a Smartwatch

"Modern technology makes it so much harder to commit a crime of passion and get away with it," writes long-time Slashdot reader knaapie, summarizing a story from the Guardian: A Greek pilot claiming he and his wife were robbed, and his wife strangled by the assailants, has now admitted that he himself killed his wife. Police were already suspicious of him and found evidence from phones and the watch of the deceased that implicated him. In staging the scene of a crime, the suspect even tied up ...
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The best early Prime Day 2021 phone deals you can shop right now, including discounts on Google Pixel and Samsung Galaxy phones

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon Prime Day 2021 is almost here, and we're already seeing discounts on phones from Google, OnePlus, and more. Amazon; Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Amazon Prime Day is a great time to buy a new phone, especially if you're an Android fan. This year's annual Amazon shopping event will take place on June 21 and 22. It's not Prime Day just yet, but we're already seeing some worthwhil...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Google, Amazon, Deals, Motorola, Samsung, Trends, Tech, Amazon Prime, Phone, Smartphone, Tech Deals, Live, Macbook, United States


Oregon Has Legalized Human Composting

Oregon is now the third state in the US to allow a deathcare option that's gaining popularity for its environmental benefits: human composting. From a report: Gov. Katie Brown signed House Bill 2574 into law on Tuesday, adding natural organic reduction to the range of approved after-life options in the west coast state. Sponsored and developed by Rep. Pam Marsh (D - Southern Jackson County), the bill met Oregonians' growing interest in sustainable alternatives to traditional deathcare. "This is ...
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I own 75 DVDs and Blu-Rays on top of 5 streaming subscriptions. Here's why I'm convinced physical movies will always have an edge.

Which remote I reach for in the evening depends on if I want a specific movie title or to browse a streaming site. Katie Canales/Insider Streaming sites can add and then drop movies because of deals they have with movie distributors. Owning your favorite movies, on the other hand, solves that problem. I own 75. That's why I'm convinced that physical discs still has an edge on streaming. See more stories on Insider's business page. I have three remote controls on my coffee tabl...
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SpaceX Launches Advanced GPS Satellite for US Space Force, Sticks Rocket Landing at Sea

SpaceX successfully launched an advanced GPS satellite for the U.S. Space Force on Thursday (June 17), marking the 19th launch of the year here on the Space Coast. From a report: One of the company's two-stage Falcon 9 rockets blasted off from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station here at 12:09 p.m. EST (1409 GMT), carrying the GPS III SV05 navigation satellite to orbit. Nine minutes later, the rocket's first stage touched down on the deck of "Just Read the Instructions," o...
Tags: Spacex, Tech, United Launch Alliance, Falcon, Sirius, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Zhou, U S Space Force, Youmei Zhou, US Space Force Sticks Rocket Landing


Apple Updates iMovie, Final Cut Pro, Motion, and Compressor With New Backgrounds, Enhanced Search, Notifications, and More

Apple has released updates for iMovie, Final Cut Pro, Motion, and Compressor, introducing a handful of new features such as enhanced media search and notifications for encoding batches, as well as bug fixes. iMovie 10.2.4 brings sixteen new solid and textured backgrounds with adjustable colors, the ability to import projects created with iMovie for iOS (version 2.3), and general stability improvements. Final Cut Pro 10.5.3 allows users to create and save custom column arrangements in the br...
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iOS 15: How to Adjust the Date and Time of Photos

In iOS 15, the Photos app has been given a significant update that includes a richer Info pane to view information about a photo in your library, such as the camera, lens, and shutter speed used, the file size of the image, and where the image came from if it was saved from within another app. In another notable addition, you can also edit the date and time when a photo was taken. Here's how it's done in the latest ‌‌iOS 15‌‌ developer beta, a version of which will be available to the public...
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How we test products at Insider Reviews

Senior Home and Kitchen Reporter Owen Burke testing a grill. Owen Burke/Insider If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Insider's history traces back to 2007 when it was a tech and business blog called Silicon Alley Insider. It has since grown into a major site for news and lifestyle stories. In 2015, the company launched Insider Picks, the precursor to what is now Insider Reviews, to help shoppers navigate ...
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80% of Orgs That Paid the Ransom Were Hit Again, Report Finds

Boston-headquartered security firm Cybereason's study has found that the majority of organizations that chose to pay ransom demands in the past were not immune to subsequent ransomware attacks, often by the same threat actors. From a report: In fact, 80% of organizations that paid the ransom were hit by a second attack, and almost half were hit by the same threat group. This study offers insight into the business impact of ransomware attacks across key industry verticals and reveals data that ca...
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This Week’s Top Deals from Best Buy Canada

Best Buy Canada has released this week’s online flyer top deals! Shop online and you’ll find the best top deals on headphones, computers, fitness products, kitchen items, and much more! Here are the top deals: Samsung 65Q60T 65″ 4K HDR SMT LED TV was $1,299.99 now $1,199.99 RAZER KRAKEN X OVE GAMING HEADSET BLACK was $69.99 now $39.99 SAMSUNG GALAXY BUDS PRO BLACK was $264.99 now $219.99 Acer A515-55-39VN Ci3-1005G1/8/256/15″ was $699.99 now $599.99 Lenovo 81WE00NJCF i5-1035G1/12/256/15T was $...
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Daily Crunch: Spotify and Ford make acquisitions

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 Friday, June 18. Congratulations! You’ve made it to the end of the week without Alexander, who will return bright-eyed on Monday. TechCrunch has the day off for Juneteenth, so this will be a tad pared down. And by “a tad pared down” I mean a lot pared down. To start off, how about you have a listen to the latest episode of our a...
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This nifty online guide compares AI/ML tools and platforms

This Week in Machine Learning, an organization dedicated to demystifying AI/ML operations for everyone, recently filled a need in the market by launching a ‘Solutions Guide’ to open source and enterprise AI tools and platforms. TWIML’s Solutions Guide consists of several infographics and a litany of research and information meant to make the search for just the right ML solution easy. Per TWIML’s website: What we saw was a gap for both builders and providers. Builders need a trusted resource the...
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Deals: HomePod Mini Drops to $79.99 at Simply Mac ($19 Off)

The HomePod mini has dropped to $79.99 on Simply Mac today, down from its original price of $99.00. This is one of the first major discounts on the HomePod mini since it launched last year, and it's in stock in both Space Gray and White at this price on Simply Mac. The HomePod mini is a smaller version of the HomePod, measuring in at 3.3 inches tall compared to the HomePod's 6.8-inch height. The HomePod mini features a fabric-covered spherical design with a flat top that has a backlit touch i...
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White House Debuts New Maps Showing Broadband Vacuum

The Biden administration Thursday unveiled a new mapping tool that shows much greater gaps in use of high-speed internet service across the U.S. than the government's previous maps reported. From a report: The White House is pushing for big spending to provide more, better broadband service to underserved areas after the pandemic made Americans more dependent than ever on their internet connections. The new, zoomable map draws on a wider pool of data than existing maps by the Federal Communicati...
Tags: White House, Tech, Federal Communications Commission, Biden, Commerce Department, Census Bureau, Indicators of Broadband Need, Ookla M Lab Microsoft


Earth is Trapping 'Unprecedented' Amount of Heat, NASA Says

The Earth is trapping nearly twice as much heat as it did in 2005, according to new research, described as an "unprecedented" increase amid the climate crisis. From a report: Scientists from NASA, the US space agency, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (Noaa), reported in a new study that Earth's "energy imbalance approximately doubled" from 2005 to 2019. The increase was described as "alarming." "Energy imbalance" refers to the difference between how much of the Sun's "radi...
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Apple Stops Selling Magic Accessories in Space Gray

Apple this week stopped selling its Magic Keyboard with Numeric Keypad, Magic Mouse 2, and Magic Trackpad 2 accessories for the Mac in a Space Gray color, around three months after discontinuing the iMac Pro, which also came in Space Gray. Last month, Apple listed the Space Gray accessories as available while supplies last, and the company has now removed the product pages from its website entirely, as spotted by Appleosophy. The accessories remain available in Silver, but keep in mind they h...
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Infographic: The real impact of Google Free Booking Links

The direct channel continues to rise and takes a bite out of the OTAs! The share of direct has increased to reach a record level in the first quarter of 2021, representing a third of a hotel’s revenue. In times of crisis, hotels have favoured the Metasearch CPA model which is the least risky business model. And Google Hotel Ads is literally crushing the model. But what about the new Google free booking links? Does this new offer live up to the expectations raised by it?
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Festival Pass: Fill up your calendar with Splash House, KISS and a roller disco with plants

Festival Pass is a newsletter that lands in your inbox weekly. But during prime festival season you get bonus editions, too! Subscribe now. Nile Rodgers is one of the all-time greats, not only as a songwriter and a musician but as a producer. He’s responsible for albums including David Bowie’s “Let’s Dance” and Madonna’s “Like a Virgin,” not to mention a ton of chart-topping singles. Seeing Rodgers play with Chic at Coachella in 2018 was a bucket list item. And one of my favorite days at this j...
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