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Republicans Cave to Gun Control with Violence Against Women Act

Republicans Cave to Gun Control with Violence Against Women Act IMG NRA-ILA U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “Red flags in H.R. 1620 up for negotiation,” Gun Owners of America alerted members earlier this month. “[GOA] has been fighting against a new form of ‘red flag’ gun confiscation orders in the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act or VAWA since 2019, when anti-gunners politicized the funding to include gun control.” Indicating support for negotiations was Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst, a past bene...
Tags: Google, Texas, Guns, Congress, America, Chicago, Gop, Iowa, Chuck Grassley, Resistance, Goa, Huddle, Nra, Rob Portman, Grassley, National Rifle Association


The 25 best Super Bowl commercials of all time, ranked

NFL American Football What makes a good Super Bowl commercial? A catchy jingle? Humor? Shock value? Stuff that makes you go, "Wow?" Advertisers have been trying to figure out the formula and stay on the cutting edge of commercials for a long, long time. It seems in more recent years, though, that the formula has been perfected. A little bit of humor and absu...
Tags: Travel, Apple, Amazon, Nokia, NFL, Budweiser, Sprint, Fiat, Jordan, Volkswagen, Gordon Ramsay, Kevin Hart, Muhammad Ali, Audi, Betty White, Hyundai


Android Enterprise invests big in security and controls

With hybrid and remote work as the new norm, effectively managing the growing number of mobile devices has become even more important for businesses. In fact, 84% of IT leaders are investing more in enterprise mobility, with mobile security and device management topping their list of priorities.But just spending more on security and management solutions doesn’t necessarily provide the right level of control over enterprise data. And it can often make device management overly complex and costly t...
Tags: Google, Spain, Usb, Gartner, Api, Schneider Electric, Mexico Italy, United States Department of Defense, Android enterprise, Zero Trust, Microsoft Citrix, Google Workspace, Rajeev Pathak, Okta Ping Identity, Art of Control, FBI Walmart


M1 Max Chip May Have More Raw GPU Performance Than a PlayStation 5

Apple is making impressive and eye-catching claims about the performance of its new M1 Pro and ‌M1‌ chips, and on paper, the highest-end ‌M1‌ Max chip actually has more raw GPU performance than Sony's PlayStation 5. The ‌M1‌ Max chip can be configured to include up to 32-cores of GPU, a gigantic leap compared to the 8-core GPU option offered in the ‌M1‌ chip. Apple says that the ‌M1‌ Max chip uses 70% less power at peak graphic performance than a PC laptop with a discrete graphics card. Apple...
Tags: Apple, Macbook, Sony, MSI, Gpu, Max, MacBook Pros, MacBook Pro 13, Macbook Pro 16, Notebookcheck, October 2021 Apple Event, YouTuber ZoneOfTech


Phishing campaign targets YouTube creators with cookie theft malware

Google’s Threat Analysis Group tracks actors involved in disinformation campaigns, government backed hacking, and financially motivated abuse. Since late 2019, our team has disrupted financially motivated phishing campaigns targeting YouTubers with Cookie Theft malware.The actors behind this campaign, which we attribute to a group of hackers recruited in a Russian-speaking forum, lure their target with fake collaboration opportunities (typically a demo for anti-virus software, VPN, music players...
Tags: Google, Fbi, MFA, Sorano, Vidar, Threat Analysis Group, Ashley Shen, Luminar Cisco VPN, Kantal Google


Apple Announces Redesigned Third-Generation AirPods

Apple today announced the third-generation AirPods, featuring an updated design, improved sound quality, and more. The new third-generation AirPods builds on features such as Spatial Audio in Apple Music, iOS 15's Conversation Boost, and more. The new ‌AirPods‌, as rumored, features a design similar to the AirPods Pro but without silicone eartips or Active Noise Cancelation. The new ‌AirPods‌ includes Adaptive EQ, which adjusts frequencies in real-time based on what a user is listening to de...
Tags: Apple, AirPods, Airpods 3, New Banner (Featured, AirPods Don, October 2021 Apple Event


Inside the turbulent personal life of Elon Musk, who's been divorced three times, dated Hollywood stars, and now co-parents a baby with the musician Grimes

Grimes, left, and Elon Musk attend the Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in May 2018. Charles Sykes/AP Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has had a headline-grabbing personal life over the years. He has six sons, has been divorced three times, and recently broke up with the musician Grimes. Here's a closer look at Musk's famous family and high-profile relationships. Sign up for the 10 Things in Tech daily newsletter. Born in 1971 in Pretoria, South Africa, M...
Tags: Transportation, Family, Spacex, Elon Musk, Hollywood, Texas, Families, Marriage, Instagram, California, Relationships, Time, Los Angeles, Trends, Tech, Tesla


"The worst facial recognition company in the world." Surveillance technology vendors quietly complained about Clearview AI at a top surveillance conference recently

A Clearview AI booth is shown at the Connect:ID surveillance technology conference in DC in October 2021. Caroline Haskins/Insider When Clearview came up in conversation, people's expressions would grow serious, or irritated. The industry is upset with the company for giving facial recognition technology a bad name. CEO says there should be a reasonable expectation of privacy at events that journalists might attend. When I attended the surveillance technology conference Connect:ID rece...
Tags: Google, Privacy, Trends, Social Media, Tech, NEC, Surveillance, Panasonic, Dc, Doj, Facial Recognition Technology, Grant, Jones, Aren, Department of State, Homeland Security Investigations


Hooters adjusts policy to make controversial new uniform optional for employees after outcry over skimpy new shorts that are 'like underwear'

TikTok Hooters of America announced it will make its new revealing shorts optional for employees. The policy change comes on the heels of a series of viral TikToks of staffers speaking out against the uniform. "They can determine which style of shorts best fits their body style and personal image," a Hooters spokesperson told Insider. Hooters is adjusting its uniform policy to make its controversial new shorts optional in response to outcry from employees on social media.According to a...
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Apple Updates Final Cut Pro and Logic Pro With New 8K ProRes Video and Spatial Audio Editing Features

Apple today announced updates to Final Cut Pro and Logic Pro with new features and optimizations that take advantage of the new M1 Pro and ‌M1‌ Max chips in the all-new MacBook Pro models. Using the latest Final Cut Pro 10.6 update and the ‌M1‌ Pro and ‌M1‌ Max, video editors can now play up to seven streams of 8K ProRes or color grade 8K HDR video at full resolution, and export ProRes video over five times faster than before. The latest Final Cut Pro also includes a new Object Tracker that...
Tags: Apple, Final Cut Pro, Mac App Store, Macbook Pro, Garageband, Dolby Atmos, Tom Misch, Logic Pro, Canon Cinema, Bob Borchers Apple, MacBook Pro Compressor, Mark Lettieri Mark Ronson


How Supergirl Revamped Superman IV's Story And Made It Work

Warning: The following contains SPOILERS for Supergirl season 6, episode 15, "Hope For Tomorrow."The Supergirl season 6 episode "Hope For Tomorrow" enhanced the story of the Superman movie Superman 4: The Quest For Peace in every respect. The final movie to star Christopher Reeve as Kal-El of Krypton, Superman 4 is widely considered to be the worst of the classic Superman films. Given that, it would be all but impossible for Supergirl to revamp The Quest For Peace and not improve it, but the ep...
Tags: Hope, Entertainment, Superman, Tech, United States, United Nations, William, Supergirl, Gene Hackman, Kara, Esme, David Harewood, Clark Kent, Christopher Reeve, Lex Luthor, Luthor


Google Tensor is a milestone for machine learning

Every few years, machine learning (ML) completely changes the way we use tech. And we're proud to say that sometimes, Google products are part of that. We’ve seen Google Assistant make your devices more helpful and Google Translate break down language barriers, but we haven’t always been able to bring the best of ML to the smartphone.That’s why we made Google Tensor. A chip that can deliver totally new capabilities for Pixel users by keeping pace with the latest advancements in ML. Built with Go...
Tags: Google, Google Translate, Pixel, ASR, Google Research, Tensor, Google Tensor, Monika Gupta, Google With Google Tensor, Google Tensor Google Tensor


Check out 9 pitch decks that legal-tech startups used to raise millions

The legal-tech space has raised more than $1 billion in funding so far this year. Samantha Lee/Insider Funding for legal-tech has surprassed $1 billion for 2021 so far. VC firms, private equity, and even traditional law players are pouring money in. Check out these 9 pitch decks for examples of how legal-tech startup founders sold their vision. See more stories on Insider's business page. As law firms and their clients seek to digitize and streamline work, VCs have been opening thei...
Tags: Google, Australia, Softbank, Trends, Atlanta, Paris, New Zealand, International court of justice, Denmark, Houston, Copenhagen, General Atlantic, Clio, Bessemer Venture Partners, Harvard Law School, Broderick


What is WooCommerce?

WooCommerce is a customizable, open-source eCommerce platform built for WordPress or as an eCommerce option by web hosting providers. With it, users can create and manage an eCommerce storefront without the need to do any coding. In addition, the WooCommerce store comes with hundreds of free and paid extensions that let you extend and customize your online store including features such as inventory, tax management, secure payments, and shipping integration. What is the WooCommerce WordPress Pl...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Ebay, Wordpress, Sales, Google Analytics, Plugin, Usps, DHL, Google Shopping, Woocommerce, Small Business Operations, WooCommerce plugin, Stripe PayPal Square, Facebook Sage Zapier


Billionaire investor Carl Icahn warns a market crisis is brewing, says bitcoin may be an inflation hedge, and reflects on his Apple and Netflix bets in a new interview. Here are the 7 best quotes.

Carl Icahn. REUTERS/Chip East Carl Icahn warned federal stimulus is fueling inflation and will eventually cause a market crisis. The activist investor hasn't bought bitcoin because he doesn't understand it. Icahn said he wasn't annoyed about losing out on $40 billion by selling Apple and Netflix stock. Carl Icahn trumpeted activist investing, sounded the alarm on federal spending, and explained why he doesn't own bitcoin in a CNBC interview this week.The billionaire boss of...
Tags: Apple, Ebay, Trends, Paypal, Netflix, Warren Buffett, Cnbc, Vegas, Carl Icahn, Icahn, Icahn Enterprises, Robert Hagstrom, Theron Mohamed, Icahn Company


£1M Inaugural 'Earthshot' Prize Recognizes Creative Solutions to Climate Problems

"Five innovators on Sunday won 1 million pounds each at the inaugural awards ceremony for Prince Williams's Earthshot Prize," reports the Washington Post, calling the award "a kind of Oscars for green projects that the British royal hopes will highlight creative solutions to the world's most pressing environmental challenges." William founded the environmental prize — self-styled as the "most prestigious global environment prize in history" — after becoming disappointed with world leaders' lack...
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Apple activist reportedly fired after deleting files on work device

Janneke Parrish, an Austin-based employee who worked on Apple Maps, is a leader of #AppleToo. An Apple program manager who posted anonymous stories of discrimination against employees at the tech giant has reportedly been canned.  Janneke Parrish, an Austin-based employee who worked at Apple Maps, runs #AppleToo, an online story-sharing group. of alleged "racism, sexism, inequality, discrimination, intimidation, repression, coercion, abuse, unjust punishment, and unlimited privilege" face...
Tags: Apple, Google, Tech, Austin, Apple Maps, Parrish, Janneke Parrish, AppleToo An Apple


36 gifts for him on Amazon that are under $100, from a leather Apple Watch band to a do-it-all multi-tool

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Amazon Finding the right gifts for the men in your life is tough, so we rounded up a helpful list of gifts. Each gift is available on Amazon for less than $100 and with two-day shipping for Prime members. Need more gift ideas? Check out all Insider Reviews gift guides here. Trying to find the right gift when none seem ideal tends to make procrastinators out of the best of us. That's when most of us...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Amazon, Gift Guide, Trends, Features, Gifts, Headphones, Smartwatches, Apple Watch, Fire TV Stick, Kitchen Tools, Alexa, Amazon Fire Hd, Philips Norelco, Amazon Fire TV Stick


Amazon is Now a Bigger Shipper in the US than FedEx

Amazon is not primarily known as a logistics company, but in 2020 the company shipped more parcels than FedEx. From a report: Logistics is a $1.5 trillion business -- and it has long been controlled by a handful of key players, like FedEx, UPS and the U.S. Postal Service. Now Amazon is poised to conquer it. Amazon has 21% of the U.S. shipping market -- right behind UPS (24%) and ahead of FedEx (16%). The USPS remains dominant with 38%, and all other shippers account for just 1% of the market, ac...
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We compared all of Apple's MacBook Pro models, and the new 14-inch is the powerful everyday laptop most people are looking for

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Apple; Rachel Mendelson/Insider Apple silicon powers all three, but the new 14- and- 16-inch MacBook Pro models have faster M1 Pro and M1 Max processors. The new MacBook Pro models offer up to four times more memory and storage than the 13-inch version, plus Apple's Liquid Retina XDR display. Finally, these models bring back many long-requested features, making the 14-inch version the best value. A...
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Building community and bridges through Black food culture

Eden Hagos grew up in Windsor, Ontario, Canada in a family of East African food entrepreneurs. Her parents ran a restaurant, among other food businesses, and her grandmother sold injera (a sour fermented flatbread). When she moved to Toronto to attend university, Eden “wanted to fit in,” leaving her East African diet and traditions — such as using injera, instead of utensils, to scoop fragrantly spiced dishes — behind.However, when Eden experienced racism from restaurant staff while dining out f...
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The Ups and Downs of Bitcoin's First Month in El Salvador

One month ago El Salvador made bitcoin legal tender in the country. The Motley Fool looks at how it's playing out: Even before the launch, President Bukele's push for Bitcoin was not popular at home or abroad. The IMF refused to help fund the rollout, warning of "macroeconomic, financial, and legal issues." And Salvadorians took to the streets to protest the Bitcoin project before and after the launch. One Central American University survey showed that 68% of people did not agree with the move....
Tags: Tech, Bloomberg, Bitcoin, Crypto, El Salvador, Imf, Central American University, Bukele, Salvadorians


Is This The Best Response to No Internet?


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How to create a survey on Google Forms and share it with others to collect their responses

Use a computer to create and share a Google Forms survey that fits your needs. Andia/Universal Images Group via Getty Images A Google Forms survey is a free tool that can be used for fun or professional research purposes. You can customize Google Forms questions and answers in many different ways. After you've created a survey using Google Forms, you can share it with others to collect their responses. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Google Forms is a free ...
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Surprising US Intelligence, China Tested a Hypersonic Missile

"China tested a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile in August," reports Reuters, "showing a capability that caught U.S. intelligence by surprise, the Financial Times reported, citing five unnamed sources." AFP explains what's uniquely threatening about hypersonic missiles: Ballistic missiles fly high into space in an arc to reach their target, while a hypersonic flies on a trajectory low in the atmosphere, potentially reaching a target more quickly. Crucially, a hypersonic missile is maneuverab...
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New MacBook Pro Models Include HDMI 2.0 Port Instead of HDMI 2.1

Apple in 2016 removed all of the ports from its MacBook Pro models except for Thunderbolt ports, a design that persisted for years -- until today. The newly announced 2021 MacBook Pro models include an SD card slot and an HDMI port alongside three Thunderbolt ports. As noted in Apple's technical specifications for the new machine, the HDMI port is unfortunately not top of the line -- it is an HDMI 2.0 port instead of an HDMI 2.1 port. The HDMI 2.0 port supports a single 4K display with a r...
Tags: Apple, Macbook, Hdmi, MacBook Pro 13, Paul Haddad, Macbook Pro 16, Max MacBook Pro, Port Instead of HDMI


What is a Niche Market?

A niche market can be defined as a subgroup of a larger market that has its own unique identity, needs, and, preferences making it stand out from the overall market. Niche marketing entails channeling marketing efforts towards first identifying a particular type of clientele and their particular needs. And then attempt to deliver a better solution not being offered by other companies. How do You Define a Niche Market? Defining a distinct niche is key to building a successful small business. T...
Tags: Apple, Google, Sales, USP, Kevin Plank, Retail Trends, Budget Marketing, Fintech Fintech, Atkins Diet Keto


Man files class-action lawsuit against Canon, seeking more than $5 million in damages over printers that won't scan documents when ink cartridges are low

Canon PIXMA printers. A class-action complaint says the All-in-One printers won't scan when their ink is low. Neilson Barnard/Getty Images A man in New York sued Canon, saying the firm's All-in-One printers won't scan without printer ink. David Leacraft filed a class-action complaint in federal court on Tuesday. Canon's "claims are false, misleading, and reasonably likely to deceive the public," he said. A Queens man filed a class-action lawsuit against Canon, saying some ...
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A logistical nightmare is threatening your holiday turkeys, toys, travel plans, and more

Toys and Thanksgiving turkeys could be harder to find this holiday season. Getty The supply chain has been in chaos since the pandemic started, causing shortages and price hikes. The logistics industry has been struggling to meet demand, which will rise ahead of the holidays. The crisis could complicate the holidays through soaring prices, shortages, and travel cancellations. Everywhere you look, there seems to be a new shortage popping up. Major supply-chain disruptions have coincided wit...
Tags: Apple, Holiday Shopping, California, Oregon, China, US, Samsung, Trends, Supply Chain, Bloomberg, Features, Sony, Hilton, Retail, Christmas Gifts, Pacific Northwest


We're getting closer to a J&J booster shot

Hello,Welcome to Insider Healthcare. I'm healthcare editor Leah Rosenbaum, and today in healthcare news:A booster shot for the Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine is one step closer;A leaked memo from Moderna's CEO defends their promises to wealthier nations;AI company Quris raised $9 million to develop safer drugs. If you're new to this newsletter, sign up here. Comments, tips? Email me at [email protected] or tweet @leah_rosenbaum. Let's get to it... A vial of Johnson & J...
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