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YouTube Wins Key Copyright Ruling by Top European Court

YouTube and other internet platforms are not liable for copyright-protected content users upload as a general principle, the European Court of Justice ruled — a big win in the EU for the Google-owned video giant. “As currently stands, operators of online platforms do not, in principle, themselves make a communication to the public of copyright-protected […]
Tags: Google, News, Youtube, Eu, European Union, European Court Of Justice, Top European Court

Apple defends its closely-guarded App Store as lawmakers seek to force it to allow apps from anywhere to be installed on iPhones

Apple CEO Tim Cook. AP Photo/Richard Drew Apple warned that allowing iPhones to use apps from outside its App Store is a security risk. The company's comments come as the House debates five bills intended to curb big tech's power. The proposed laws could force Apple to allow apps onto its smartphones from anywhere. See more stories on Insider's business page. Apple said its App Store protects customers from security and privacy risks, and users would be at risk if they were al...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Politics, News, US, America, Trends, House, Tim Cook, Retail, Antitrust, App Store, Tech Companies, App Store Apple, Tech Insider

Lenovo’s stylish new Chromebook has a dual-tone design and LED light bar

Lenovo's 5i-14 Chromebook and Lenovo Flex 5i-13 Chromebook sport a striking design that make them stand out from the crowd of Chromebooks.
Tags: News, Trends, Chromebook, Computing, Lenovo, Chromebooks, Lenovo Flex 5i

This Lenovo charging mat can juice up your laptop wirelessly

To help you work remotely, Lenovo is expanding its Lenovo Go lineup. The most interesting accessory is a wireless charging mat that will recharge your laptop.
Tags: News, Trends, Computing, Lenovo, Lenovo Go

Apple CEO Tim Cook personally rang Nancy Pelosi to ask her to slow down 6 tech antitrust bills, according to a report

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (left) and Apple CEO Tim Cook. REUTERS/Leah Millis/Karl Mondon/Digital First Apple CEO Tim Cook called Nancy Pelosi to try to slow tech antitrust bills, the New York Times reports. Pelosi reportedly challenged Cook to name specific policy problems. It's part of a lobbying drive from Big Tech companies against new bills that aim to regulate tech giants. See more stories on Insider's business page. Apple CEO Tim Cook personally lobbied House Speaker Nancy P...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Politics, Cook, News, Congress, Washington, Trends, House, New York Times, Tim Cook, Antitrust, Nancy Pelosi, Times

Apple Developing a Whole New Kind of MacBook Air (slashdot)

Bloomberg's Mark Gurman, Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, and leaker Jon Prosser say Apple is working on a completely new, high-end version of the MacBook Air. MacRumors reports: The high-end MacBook Air will feature two USB-C ports and a more powerful Apple silicon chip, according to Gurman. The chip will apparently be a direct successor to Apple's M1 chip, featuring the same number of computing cores, but it will run faster. It is also expected to see an increase in graphics cores from seven or eig...
Tags: Apple, News, Bloomberg, MacBook Air, Mark Gurman, Ming Chi Kuo, Prosser, Gurman, BeauHD, Jon Prosser, MacBook Air MacRumors, MacBook Pro Prosser

As Predicted, Smaller Media Outlets Are Getting Screwed By Australia's Link Tax (techdirt)

Ever since the giant news organizations, led by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp., began pushing the ridiculous idea of forcing Google and Facebook (and often just Google and Facebook) to pay a "link tax," we've been pointing out that while this might be a windfall of free money for the news giants, small news organizations (like, um, us) would likely get totally screwed over. With Australia leading the charge of silliness and passing its link tax, we're discovering that our predictions were exactly c...
Tags: Google, Facebook, News, Australia, Rupert Murdoch, News Corp, Mike Masnick, Guardian Australia, Seven West Media, Nine Entertainment Co News Corp Australia

2022 Porsche 911 GTS revealed: Porsche’s performance special returns for the 992 generation

Photo credit: Porsche Porsche follows a cadence when it comes to new 911 models, and now that we have the GT3 and the GT3 Touring, it makes sense that the next in line is what we have here. Meet the 2022 Porsche 911 Carrera GTS, which slots between the Carrera S and Turbo models. Think of the GTS as a more focused variant yet not to the point that it became ahard coree performance machine. This formula first appears twelve years ago and has since become a staple in the 911 lineup. The 911 Carre...
Tags: Apple, News, Porsche, Autos, Coupe, PCM, Targa, Carrera GTS, Porsche 911, Gts, Sport Chrono, 992, PORSCHE Porsche, Porsche Track Precision

A redesigned, high-end MacBook Air is coming — and could launch later this year

Apple is reportedly coming out with a transformed version of its current MacBook Air.
Tags: Apple, News, Trends, Computing, MacBook Air, Apple Imac, Apple MacBook Air

Google service changes

For those of you who feel that you have a good grasp on Google's services such as Gmail: 50 illuminating questions about Google's latest messaging service shakeup If this doesn't confuse you, you can then check into Google's own announcements. At this point, I would say that not only does the right hand not know what the left hand is doing, neither of them know what they are doing.
Tags: Google, Books, News

The Best Prime Day Headphone Deals: Apple, Bose, Sony and More

All products and services featured by Variety are independently selected by Variety editors. However, Variety may receive a commission on orders placed through its retail links, and the retailer may receive certain auditable data for accounting purposes. Whether you’re taking an important call, listening to your favorite song or intently streaming the finale to the […]
Tags: Apple, News, Sony, Bose, Amazon Prime Day, Variety

Google reportedly uses a strategy called 'pantry mode' that leads to it sitting on new ideas until a competitor forces its hand

Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai speaks during Google I/O 2016 Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Google often sits on new products until a competitor prompts action, according to a new report. Current and former Google executives told the NYT that Google's CEO often struggles with big decisions. One exiting Google exec wrote in a blog post that Google's risk aversion is a barrier to innovation. See more stories on Insider's business page. Google uses a research-and-development ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, News, Trends, Research and development, R&D, Times, Sundar Pichai, Alphabet, Pichai, Justin Sullivan Getty, Tech Insider, Google Station

Glenn Close Joins Apple TV Plus Thriller ‘Tehran’ as Series Regular

Glenn Close is joining hit Israeli thriller “Tehran.” Close, who has been nominated for multiple Academy Awards, will be a series regular in the upcoming second season of the show, which aired on Apple TV Plus last summer and has become a global hit for the platform. The show originally premiered on Israel’s KAN public […]
Tags: Apple, News, Israel, Global, Glenn Close, Tehran, Apple TV Plus, Glenn Close Joins Apple

The Age of the Real Employer Brand

Companies are coming out with their remote identity. Morgan Stanley says no to remote, or you will need to take a serious pay cut. Deloitte believes employees can work from where ever they want, and KPMG in the UK wants employees at least 2 days a week in the office. All kinds of different research shows, on average, that […]
Tags: UK, Featured, News, Employment, Company Culture, Tech, Remote Work, Recruiting, Employee Engagement, HR, Guest Post, Candidates, Deloitte, Kpmg, Morgan Stanley, Hiring

Prime Day 2021: All the best deals you can still shop from Amazon's huge 2-day event

Prime Day 2021 has arrived, and we've found all the best deals on iRobot robot vacuums, kitchen appliances, Apple products and more—shop them all.       [Author: Reviewed]
Tags: Apple, Amazon, News, Reviewed

The Use Case Podcast – Storytelling about Talenya with Gal Almog

Storytelling about Talenya with Gal Almog Welcome to the Use Case Podcast, episode 93. This week we have storytelling about Talenya with Gal Almog. During this episode, Gal and I talk about how practitioners make the business case or the use case for purchasing Talenya‘s diversity sourcing solution. Gal is an expert in the recruitment industry […]
Tags: Technology, Featured, News, Podcasts, Tech, Recruiting, Automation, Candidates, Ai, Branding, Blog Posts, Hr Technology, Passive Candidates, Sourcing, Talent Acquisition, Diversity and Inclusion

UK: CMA Announces Market Study Into Apple And Google's Mobile Ecosystems - Preiskel & Co

The UK Competition and Markets Authority ("CMA") has announced today that it is launching a market study into Apple and Google's mobile ecosystems, due to concerns that they have market power which is...
Tags: Apple, Google, UK, News, Cma, Competition and Markets Authority CMA

Apple TV+ free trial to be slashed from a year to 3 months

Apple has been offering 12 months of free Apple TV+ to anyone buying an iPhone or other Apple device. But as of July 1, the period will be cut to three months.
Tags: Apple, News, Video Streaming, Trends, Apple TV, Streaming Services, Movies & TV

Why the larger M1X iMac Pro may not launch until 2022

Recent leaked information points toward a later launch of the large iMac than we first thought.
Tags: Apple, News, Trends, Computing, Apple MacBook Pro, Imac Pro, Apple M1, M1x

Amazon reportedly evaluates its office workers with a tiered system that targets 6% of them leaving every year

Kyodo News via Getty Images Amazon ranks office workers in evaluations to cut 6% of them yearly, the Seattle Times reports. One reviewed document mandates considering workers' "future contributions compared to others." Insider has reported that Amazon grades workers on a curve, but it has denied stack-ranking workers. See more stories on Insider's business page. Amazon reportedly pits office workers against each other in evaluations in order to eliminate 6% of their jobs each year...
Tags: Amazon, News, Microsoft, Trends, Tech, The Times, Times, General Electric, Seattle Times, Jack Welch, Kyodo News, Tech Insider, Sarah Jackson, GETTY IMAGES Amazon, Several Amazon, Seattle Times Amazon

Morning Memo: Were Dem Lawmakers Swept Up In Trump DOJ Leak Probes Incidentally?

A lot of things happened. Here are some of the things. Getting To The Bottom Of The Trump DOJ's Subpoenas The Trump DOJ's subpoenas to Apple that ensnared House Intelligence Committee Democrats Adam Schiff (D-CA) and Eric Swalwell (D-CA) were part of a leak investigation into a senior aide on the committee, not the congressmen, according to CNN. The DOJ reportedly may not have known the records they were seeking out would have included data of those lawmakers when the department first r...
Tags: Apple, New York, News, Vladimir Putin, Congress, Glenn Beck, Washington, Oregon, White House, Russia, Milwaukee, New York City, Cnn, Fox, Gop, Idaho

Best Prime Day Deals 2021: The best Amazon deals today

Prime Day 2021 is well underway, and we all know what that means: Prime Day deals.
Tags: Apple, Deals, Outdoors, Wearables, News, Trends, Home Theater, Smart Home, Buying Guides, Health & Fitness, Prime Day 2021, Deals-Nav, PD-Main

The Best Apple Prime Day Deals

All products and services featured by Variety are independently selected by Variety editors. However, Variety may receive a commission on orders placed through its retail links, and the retailer may receive certain auditable data for accounting purposes. For Prime Day, Amazon has slashed prices on everything from Macbook Airs to iPads and AirPods, with more […]
Tags: Apple, News, Amazon Prime Day, Variety, MacBook Airs, Prime Day Amazon, Amazon Prime Day 2021

Prime Day picks for artists and makers and people who fool around with tools

There's not a lot going on at Amazon Prime Day unless you're after last-gen gadgets or dog DNA kits, but I found some a few good money-saving picks for artists, photographers and other folks who like making stuff. Huion graphic tablets and displays (such as the Kamvas Pro 24" and its smaller sibling) are going for a song. — Read the rest
Tags: Amazon, Deals, Art, Gadgets, Post, Tools, News, Stationery

Atari "dragon" hoards retro loot and every buyer risks being eaten alive

Best Electronics offers a unique and startlingly extensive range of genuine Atari parts, the result of proprietor Bradley Koda's canny purchases of warehouses full of then-worthless gear during the company's decline and demise. But for the enthusiastic buyer, Vice reports, he is a "temperamental dragon" guarding a hoard, happy to have it all and in no rush whatsoever to part with it: Don't Piss Off Bradley, the Parts Seller Keeping Atari Machines Alive. — Read the rest
Tags: Gadgets, Post, News, Computers, Vintage computers, Vintage, Parts, Don, Bradley Koda

Best Prime Day Deals 2021: Shop the sale right now

Prime Day 2021 is tomorrow, but you don't have to wait until then to shop some fantastic Prime Day deals.
Tags: Apple, Deals, Outdoors, Wearables, News, Trends, Home Theater, Smart Home, Buying Guides, Health & Fitness, Prime Day 2021, Deals-Nav, PD-Main

UK: CMA Launches Consultation On Proposed Commitments From Google In ‘Privacy Sandbox' Investigation - Preiskel & Co

On Friday 11 June 2021, the Competition and Markets Authority ("CMA") announced that it was minded to accept undertakings from Google to settle its antitrust investigation into the company regarding its ‘Privacy Sandbox' proposals.
Tags: Google, UK, News, Cma, Competition and Markets Authority CMA

UK: French Competition Regulator Fines Google €220 Million For Antitrust Advertising Abuse - Preiskel & Co

The French Autorité de la Concurrence ("ADLC") has announced a €220 million fine against Google for breach of antitrust laws by its advertising business.
Tags: Google, UK, News, Antitrust Advertising Abuse Preiskel amp, Autorité de la Concurrence ADLC

Amazon Prime Day Deals 2021: Early deals you can shop NOW

Prime Day 2021 is tomorrow, but you don't have to wait until then to shop some fantastic Prime Day deals.
Tags: Apple, Deals, Outdoors, Wearables, News, Trends, Home Theater, Smart Home, Buying Guides, Health & Fitness, Prime Day 2021, Deals-Nav

Anti-vaccine groups used Telegram to send 'apparent death threats' to BBC journalists, report says

Anti-lockdown protests in London. Photo by Kirsty O'Connor/PA Images via Getty Images Telegram users reportedly shared BBC journalists' addresses and info in an anti-vaccination group. BBC News asked staff to undergo training for handling "in-person" attacks, The Observer reported. Attacks on reporters hit unprecedented levels in 2020, The Committee to Protect Journalists said. See more stories on Insider's business page. BBC News is said to have tightened its newsroom security...
Tags: Apps, New York, London, News, Media, US, Trends, Social Media, Tech, Bbc, BBC News, Unesco, The Observer, Journalists, Telegram, Committee to Protect Journalists

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