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What is Stadia? Here's what you need to know about Google's game-streaming device

Google Stadia is a cloud-gaming service that can stream 4K resolution games and supports high-dynamic-range. INA FASSBENDER/AFP via Getty Images Stadia is a platform for streaming games that Google introduced in November 2019. With Stadia, you can also play the latest games without a console or a gaming PC — all that's required is a Google-capable device like a browser with Chrome or a screen with Google Chromecast Ultra. Stadia drew criticism upon its launch, but the streaming service ha...
Tags: Apple, Google Chrome, Google, Android, Trends, Sony, Nintendo, Cloud Gaming, Stadia, Tech Insider, Chromecast Ultra, Google Stadia, Stadia Games and Entertainment, Stadia Controller, Stadia Google, Stadia Pro


Why is my laptop hot? How to troubleshoot and cool down an overheated laptop

There are several ways you can try to cool down an overheated laptop. AleksandarNakic/Getty Images Laptops can feel hot or warm for a variety of reasons.  Diagnosing the problem isn't exactly clear-cut, so you may need to try various troubleshooting techniques.  A hot laptop isn't usually indicative of any problems; the most common issue is a dust-filled fan.  Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Almost every laptop owner has experienced this: You are working o...
Tags: Google, Microsoft, Mac, Trends, Pc, Computer, CPU, Computer Software, Don, Tech Insider, Meira Gebel, BI-freelancer, Tech Reference, Laptops & Tablets (Reference, Software & Apps (Reference, Tech How To


Zoom is Apple's most downloaded app of 2020, while multiplayer smash hit 'Among Us' has topped its games list. Here's how they rank.

Facebook and Instagram also made the list. OLI SCARFF/AFP via Getty Images Apple released its list of the most downloaded apps and games in 2020, and it reflects what a weird year it has been. Zoom's popularity has soared during the pandemic as people looked for ways to stay connected while stuck at home.  With major film and TV releases delayed, people have increasingly turned to streaming services, but Disney+ ranked much higher than Netflix. DoorDash came in at 14th, while Uber didn't m...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Instagram, Microsoft, Youtube, Disney, US, Trends, Social Media, Netflix, Un, Donald Trump, Zoom, Carl, Netflix Disney, Disney Disney


Zoom is Apple's most downloaded app of 2020, while multiplayer smash hit 'Among Us' has topped its games list

Facebook and Instagram also made the list. OLI SCARFF/AFP via Getty Images Apple released its list of the most downloaded apps and games in 2020, and it reflects what a weird year it has been. Zoom's popularity has soared during the pandemic as people looked for ways to stay connected while stuck at home.  With major film and TV releases delayed, people have increasingly turned to streaming services, but Disney+ ranked much higher than Netflix. DoorDash came in at 14th, while Uber didn't m...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Instagram, Microsoft, Youtube, Disney, US, Trends, Social Media, Netflix, Donald Trump, Zoom, Netflix Disney, Disney Disney, Oli Scarff, Tech Insider


CEO of Yandex Self Driving Group predicts that autonomous vehicles will roam freely around major cities within five years

Yandex's self-driving car Mikhail Pochuyev/TASS (Photo by Mikhail Pochuyev\TASS via Getty Images Russian internet giant Yandex is competing with US tech giants such as Google in driverless cars. Its driverless cars unit claims 4 million kilometers driven, and has raised $150 million in fresh funding to spin out from its parent firm. Business Insider named CEO of Yandex Self Driving Group Dmitry Polishchuk to our list of 10 leaders transforming consumer tech in Europe. Vis...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Europe, UK, Putin, Russia, US, Trends, Moscow, Silicon Valley, Las Vegas, Self-driving Cars, Autonomous Cars, Yandex, Business Insider, TASS


How to set a Spotify song as an alarm on Android and wake up to your favorite music

It's easy to set any Spotify song as an alarm on your Android. AfricaImages/Getty Images You can set a Spotify song as your alarm on an Android device in a few quick steps. You need to download both Spotify and Google's Clock app for the feature to work. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. To set a Spotify song as your alarm on your Android mobile device, you need two separate apps. The first, obviously, is Spotify. The second app — the alarm clock — is Go...
Tags: Google, Android, Google Play Store, Spotify, Samsung, Trends, Amazon Echo, Alexa, Alarm Clock, Tech Insider, Google Clock, Product Card, BI-freelancer, Tech Reference, Software & Apps (Reference, Tech How To


Google is allowing employees back on campus for outdoor-only meetings because remote isn't always enough

AMY OSBORNE/AFP via Getty Images Google is holding face-to-face gatherings outdoors on lawns and other parts of its campuses as it gets ready to welcome staff back to offices next year, a spokesperson told CNBC.   The news followed Google's CEO Sundar Pichai's September announcement that the company was making changes to its physical spaces to enable a hybrid model of work. "We firmly believe that in-person, being together, having that sense of community, is super important for whenever y...
Tags: Google, Career, Workplace, Job, Trends, Tech, Outdoor, Sundar Pichai, Cnbc, Alphabet, Pichai, Ruth Porat, Tech Insider, New York Times Dealbook, Getty Images Google, AMY OSBORNE


One of Google's leading AI researchers says she's been fired in retaliation for an email to other employees

Timnit Gebru, co-lead of Google's ethical artificial intelligence team Kimberly White/Getty Images Timnit Gebru, technical co-lead of Google's ethical artificial intelligence team, said in a series of tweets on Wednesday that she had been fired by the tech giant. She claims she was terminated over an email sent to an internal company group. Gebru's reports were told she offered her resignation, but Gebru says management jumped the gun. Gebru was told that aspects of an email she sent ...
Tags: Google, Trends, Artificial Intelligence, Reddit, Google Brain, Tech Insider, Jeff Dean, Ellen K Pao, US National Labor Relations Board, Timnit Gebru, Kimberly White Getty, Hugh Langley, Gebru, Alex Hanna


The US labor board accused Google of illegally spying on employee activists, firing them, and blocking workers from organizing

Tyler Sonnemaker/Business Insider The National Labor Relations Board on Wednesday filed a complaint accusing Google of violating several labor laws during a crackdown of worker activism last year. The complaint states that Google unlawfully terminated two employees involved in worker activism. It also states that Google violated US labor laws by monitoring and interrogating workers involved in the protests. Five employees were fired late last year for their involvement in protests at the ...
Tags: Google, US, Trends, National Labor Relations Board, Nlrb, Alphabet, IRI, Berland, Spiers, Tech Insider, Laurence Berland, US Customers, Rebecca Rivers, Kathryn Spiers, Laurie Burgess, Hugh Langley Isobel Asher Hamilton


10 things in tech you need to know today

Protesters at the 2018 Google walkout. REUTERS/Stephen Lam Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Thursday. Sign up here to get this email in your inbox every morning.Have an Amazon Alexa device? Listen to this update by searching "Business Insider" in your flash briefing settings.And for the biggest stories in politics, sign up here for 10 Things in Politics You Need to Know Today — launching soon!Google is in trouble over labor laws. The National Labor Relations Board f...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Spacex, Elon Musk, Ipo, Trends, Eu, Bird, Mars, National Labor Relations Board, Musk, Business Insider, Doordash, Nordic, Fidelity Investments, Amazon Alexa


Two former Google employees say the US labor board will charge the company with unlawfully spying on, then firing, workers involved in protests

Tyler Sonnemaker/Business Insider The National Labor Relations Board will file a complaint accusing Google of violating several labor laws during a crackdown of worker activism last year, according to two of the employees who were terminated. The complaint will state that Google unlawfully terminated two employees involved in worker activism. It will also state that Google violated US labor laws by monitoring and interrogating workers involved in the protests. Five employees were fired la...
Tags: Google, US, Trends, National Labor Relations Board, Nlrb, Alphabet, IRI, Berland, Spiers, Tech Insider, Laurence Berland, US Customers, Rebecca Rivers, Kathryn Spiers, Hugh Langley, Laurie Burgess


How to see the edit history for cells in Google Sheets and spot changes or mistakes in a spreadsheet

Google Sheets allows users to view the edit history of their whole file and single cells. damircudic/Getty Images You can see the edit history for cells in Google Sheets to track changes and help prevent mistakes in a spreadsheet. The feature is useful for collaborative work or for people who use the same spreadsheet frequently and need to update data. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. One of Google Workspace's best features across its product suite is its e...
Tags: Google, Microsoft, Trends, Spreadsheets, Google Sheets, Tech Insider, G Suite, BI-freelancer, Tech Reference, Laptops & Tablets (Reference, Software & Apps (Reference, Tech How To, Chrissy Montelli, Chrissy Montelli Business Insider, Google Workspace


Apple brought back the familiar startup chime with macOS 11. It might seem like a small change, but it's actually a big deal.

Apple's latest operating system brought back the brand's iconic chime that signals a Mac is being booted up. Apple Apple's latest operating system, macOS 11 Big Sur, brought back the signature startup chime that signals to a user that the computer is booting up. Tech columnist Jason Aten argues that while this change is simple if not unnecessary for some, it's actually more important than just a fun addition. The chime is part of Apple's identity, he says, and creating that consist...
Tags: Apple, Mac, Trends, Analysis, Macbook, Nordic, Mac Power Users, Tech Insider, macOS Big Sur, BI-freelancer, Contributor 2019, Jason Aten, Kurt Knight Apple


Amazon is reportedly considering buying Wondery in a deal that could value the podcast startup at $300 million

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos in 2019. MARK RALSTON/AFP via Getty Images Amazon is considering buying Wondery, the world's largest independent podcast publisher, the Wall Street Journal reported. Sources say the talks value Wondery at $300 million, which would make for the podcast industry's largest deal if the negotiations go through. Apple and Sony were reported to be among four companies that were holding preliminary talks in November to buy Wondery, which was seeking between $300 million and $...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Spotify, News, Media, Podcasts, US, Trends, Bloomberg, Sony, John, Jeff Bezos, Wall Street Journal, WSJ, Kim Kardashian West


Older people are spending more on video games and playing more during the pandemic than ever before

Gorodenkoff/Shutterstock As the impacts of the coronavirus continue in the US, more people than ever are playing video games. That's especially true with people aged 35 and up, according to a new study from the NPD Group. Most notably, the demographic that reported the greatest overall increase were people between 45 and 54 years old. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. In March 2020, as the coronavirus began to rapidly spread across the United States, the video game busi...
Tags: Apple, Google, Gaming, Microsoft, Video Games, Entertainment, US, Trends, Smartphone, Pc, Steam, Playstation, United States, Sony, Nintendo, World Health Organization


Apple says these were the best apps of 2020, including Zoom, 'Legends of Runeterra,' and 'Pokemon Go'

Best app award. Apple Apple picked the top 15 apps of 2020. The picks were based on which apps made this year easier, from games to remote work tools. Each winner will get a custom engraved aluminum award. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Apple released its annual end-of-year roundup, highlighting some of the best apps of 2020. Noting the unique challenges of this year, with a pandemic forcing people to stay home and connect virtually more than ever, Apple chose apps tha...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ipad, Video Games, Trends, Tech, Features, Un, Apple Watch, Npr, App Store, Zelda, Zoom, Riot Games, Phil Schiller, Apple Apple


Apple is facing a slate of lawsuits in the EU over intentionally slowing down old iPhones, just weeks after the firm settled a similar suit in the US for $113 million

Apple chief design officer Jony Ive (L) and Apple CEO Tim Cook inspect the new iPhone XR during an Apple special event at the Steve Jobs Theatre on September 12, 2018 in Cupertino, California. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Apple is facing a slate of new lawsuits in Europe that are seeking $217 million over the company's past practice of intentionally slowing down old iPhones. In a statement to Business Insider, an Apple representative said: "We have never — and would never — do anything to ...
Tags: Apple, Europe, News, US, Trends, Eu, Bloomberg, Cnn, Italy, Arizona, Tim Cook, Iphones, Jony Ive, Tech Companies, Mark Brnovich, L


This chart shows how the Salesforce acquisition of Slack for $27.7 billion stacks up against tech's largest deals ever

Marc Benioff, Salesforce CEO & cofounder Salesforce On Tuesday afternoon, Salesforce announced plans to purchase Slack for $27.7 billion — one of the largest ever tech acquisitions. The purchase tops Microsoft's 2016 acquisition of LinkedIn by a bit more than $1 billion, putting it among the top five largest tech acquisitions of all time. Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff called the combination of Salesforce and Slack, "a match made in heaven" in the announcement. "Together, Salesforce and Slack...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Motorola, Facebook, New York, Adobe, Microsoft, Finance, Softbank, Nokia, Satya Nadella, San Francisco, Trends, Linkedin, Tech


The future of work will be 'hot offices' where employees can reserve a desk, according to Amazon's cloud boss

Amazon headquarters. Elaine Thompson/AP The future of work will be "hot offices" where employees reserve a desk, AWS CEO Andy Jassy told CNBC. Jassy, who oversees Amazon's cloud business, said he expects that once offices can safely reopen, people will likely adopt a hybrid model rather than being in an office 100% of the time.  The coronavirus pandemic has affected Amazon's approach to meetings as well as hiring: The company is more open to remote employees now than it was in the past, Ja...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Trends, Future Of Work, Aws, Jeff Bezos, Seattle, Cnbc, Elaine Thompson, Andy Jassy, Amazon Headquarters, Tech Insider, Jassy, Avery Hartmans, Jon Fortt


Why is my computer fan so loud? 5 ways to troubleshoot a noisy computer

There are severals ways you can troubleshoot a computer fan if it's loud. Bloom Productions/Getty Images Computer fans can run loudly depending on your computer's specifications, what the computer's used for, and how much it's used. There are several different troubleshooting methods you could use to deal with a loud computer fan. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. As a computer endures use, its fans may begin to work overtime and produce a loud noise. Th...
Tags: Google, Hardware, Trends, Hp, Pc, Computers, CPU, Computer Software, Tech Insider, BI-freelancer, Tech Reference, Laptops & Tablets (Reference, Software & Apps (Reference, Tech How To, Chrissy Montelli, Bloom Productions Getty Images Computer


SpaceX's next Starship rocket may soar to 15 kilometers this weekend, but Elon Musk says there's a 2-in-3 chance the flight may fail

SpaceX, founded by Elon Musk, is building and launching Starship prototypes in Boca Chica, Texas. SpaceX; Mark Brake/Getty Images; Business Insider SpaceX is planning to fly a Starship rocket prototype to its highest altitude yet this weekend, according to road closures and a Notice to Airmen issued for the aerospace company's launch site in southern Texas.  The spacecraft should fly 15 kilometers (9.3 miles) into the air. Previous prototypes have only made short hops of about 150 meters (...
Tags: Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, Texas, Trends, Prototypes, Spaceships, Rockets, Mars, Rocket Launch, Federal Aviation Administration, Musk, South Texas, Cameron County, Callaghan, Boca Chica


10 things in tech you need to know today

Marc Benioff, CEO of Salesforce. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Wednesday. Sign up here to get this email in your inbox every morning.Have an Amazon Alexa device? Listen to this update by searching "Business Insider" in your flash briefing settings.And for the biggest stories in politics, sign up here for 10 Things in Politics You Need to Know Today — launching soon!Salesforce bought Slack for $27.7 billion. The deal is Salesforce's la...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk, New York, Nbc News, Trends, Tesla, Joe Biden, Kenya, Salesforce, Marc Benioff, Nordic, Trump, Amazon Alexa, Microsoft Amazon


SpaceX's next Starship rocket may soar to 15 kilometers on Monday, but Elon Musk says there's a 2-in-3 chance the flight may fail

SpaceX, founded by Elon Musk, is building and launching Starship prototypes in Boca Chica, Texas. SpaceX; Mark Brake/Getty Images; Business Insider SpaceX is planning to fly a Starship rocket prototype to its highest altitude yet on Monday, according to a road closure notice issued for the aerospace company's launch site in southern Texas.  The spacecraft will fly 15 kilometers (9.3 miles) into the air. Previous prototypes have only made short hops of about 150 hundred meters (492 feet). S...
Tags: Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, Texas, Trends, Prototypes, Spaceships, Rockets, Mars, Rocket Launch, Musk, South Texas, Cameron County, Callaghan, Boca Chica, Starship


The best Cyber Monday deals still available on Tuesday: Amazon, Walmart, Best Buy, Target, and more

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Some of the best Cyber Monday deals are still active through Tuesday  — and we're here to help sort through the sales. Throughout the rest of Cyber Week, we'll be updating this page with all the remaining sales and discounts, which right now includes Jabra's Elite Active 75t headphones, the iRobot Roomba 675, and the Apple Watch Series 6.Check back to this page often ...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Amazon, Cyber Monday, Black Friday, Samsung, Trends, Walmart, Features, Live, Sony, Roomba, Jabra, Lowe, Revlon, Suunto


How to raise a hand in Google Meet to help prevent people from talking over each other in a meeting

Raising your hand in Google Meet helps the moderator know you'd like to speak. Halfpoint Images/Getty Images The Raise Hand feature on Google Meet allows members to participate in the discussion in a controlled fashion. Only certain versions of Google Meet have the Raise Hand feature enabled. The moderator of the meeting can lower participants' hands once they are raised. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Google Meet has recently gained prominence as a c...
Tags: Google, Trends, Conference Call, Tech Insider, Video Chat Apps, Google Meet, Google Meeting, BI-freelancer, Tech Reference, Laptops & Tablets (Reference, Software & Apps (Reference, Tech How To, Smartphones (Reference, Grace Eliza Goodwin Business Insider, Chrissy Montelli


How does Stadia work? How to stream games on Google's cloud-gaming platform

Google's gaming service, Stadia, is a cloud-gaming platform. Chesnot / Contributor/Getty Images Google Stadia works by allowing you to stream games without a console or gaming PC. You need a Google-capable device like an Android or browser with Chrome, or a Google Chromecast Ultra for big-screen streaming. The platform relies on Google's servers and a fast internet connection for an optimal cloud-based gaming experience. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories....
Tags: Google, Amazon, Gaming, Japan, Microsoft, US, Trends, Nintendo, Gamescom, Luna, Cologne Germany, Cloud Gaming, Stadia, Tech Insider, Getty Images Google, Epic Games Store


Best Buy Cyber Monday 2020 deals that are still live, including discounts on Beats headphones, OLED TVs, and more

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Best Buy; Gilbert Espinoza/Business Insider Cyber Monday may be coming toward the home stretch, but that doesn't the big discounts on tech have stopped. You can still save on all kinds of tech products from laptops and TVs to gaming gear and headphones. And, Best Buy is the place to look if you're interested in upgrading your gear this holiday season. Best Buy started offering solid deals on Xbox c...
Tags: Reviews, Google, Deals, Cyber Monday, Samsung, Trends, Walmart, Tech Deals, Best Buy, Sony, Logitech, MacBook Air, Lg, Kitchenaid, Tech Insider, Amazon Target


Nintendo Switch Cyber Monday deals that are still live include $20 off popular games like 'Super Mario Party' and 'Pokémon Sword'

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Julian Stratenschulte/picture alliance via Getty Images The Nintendo Switch is one of the most sought after products during the Cyber Monday shopping season, continuing its reign as the world's bestselling video game console.While the newly launched PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series S|X are also in high demand, the Switch is more likely to be in stock online and in-stores throughout Cyber Monday today ...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Cyber Monday, Gaming, Video Games, Trends, Tech, Tech Deals, Nintendo, Mario Kart, Zelda, Gamestop, Kohl, Super Nintendo, Tech Insider, Nintendo Switch


10 things in tech you need to know today

Patrick Pleul/picture alliance via Getty Images Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Tuesday. Sign up here to get this email in your inbox every morning.Have an Amazon Alexa device? Listen to this update by searching "Business Insider" in your flash briefing settings.And for the biggest stories in politics, sign up here for 10 Things in Politics You Need to Know Today — launching soon!Google's DeepMind solved the protein folding problem. Its AI program AlphaFold can pr...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Spacex, Fcc, China, US, Trends, Biden, Xinjiang, Greylock, Ftc, Josh Elman, Nordic, Deepmind, Amazon Alexa


Nike, Coca-Cola, and Apple reportedly lobbied to weaken a bill aimed at preventing them from manufacturing products in China using forced Uighur labor

Hong Kong protesters rally in support of Xinjiang Uighurs' human rights in Hong Kong, China, December 22, 2019. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson Nike, Coca-Cola, and Apple were among the companies that lobbied to weaken a bill aimed at banning US firms from relying on Chinese forced labor, The New York Times reported Sunday. HSBC, American Apparel, and several industry groups also lobbied on the bill, which would ban many goods imported from Xinjiang unless companies prove they weren't made with...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Hong Kong, Politics, Human Rights, Coca Cola, Washington Post, Senate, China, US, Trends, Nike, House, New York Times, The Times, Retail



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