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Tablets haven’t become obsolete in the advent of phablets, as many market watchers and analysts previously predicted. In fact, they experienced a resurgence along with PCs, in no small part thanks to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on life, work, and school. In contrast to the likes of the iPad Pro, however, most Android tablets are often seen mostly … Continue reading
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Decentralised comms is where it's at As Microsoft doubles down on efforts to kill Skype persuade users to chat with Teams, former Skype developer Jaan Tallinn has dropped some cash into the latest funding round for open-source IM client Element.…
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Memorable songs and a star cast carry Apple TV Plus' parody of musicals.
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After a record sales year for Sweetwater due in part to consumers finding solace in music during the pandemic, the online music retailer has embarked on several initiatives to maintain that momentum this year and into the next. Those moves include launching a music publishing arm, opening a new 44,000-square-foot flagship store in Ft. Wayne,...
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Just ahead of Zomato's listing, rival food delivery startup Swiggy said it has closed a $1.25 billion funding round led by SoftBank Vision Fund 2 and Prosus
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(Ruhr-University Bochum) A new optogenetic tool, a protein that can be controlled by light, has been characterized by researchers at Ruhr-Universität Bochum. They used an opsin - a protein that occurs in the brain and eyes - from zebrafish and introduced it into the brain of mice. Unlike other optogenetic tools, this opsin is not switched on but rather switched off by light. Experiments also showed that the tool could be suitable for investigating changes in the brain that are responsible for the development of epilepsy.
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Fallout 76 has offered private servers through its Fallout 1st subscription for some time, but now it seems that those private servers are about to become much more customizable. Bethesda has announced Fallout Worlds, which can probably best be described as a new collection of settings that allow players to take the reins on their private servers. There seem to … Continue reading
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Sharks are some of the most iconic predators of the ocean. Despite what we see in movies and on TV, scientists don’t know much about what sharks eat in the wild. Even less is known about how sharks digest food and the role the shark plays in the ocean ecosystem. Scientists have relied on flat sketches of the digestive system … Continue reading
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This is the first time Google illustrated what different types of traffic drops look like. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.
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(Environmental Working Group) A peer-reviewed study by the Environmental Working Group recommends stringent health-based exposure standards for both children and adults for radiofrequency radiation emitted from wireless devices. EWG's children's guideline is the first of its kind and fills a gap left by federal regulators.
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To take advantage of the potential rally in stocks later this year, Lee suggests investors focus on buying epicenter and mega-cap tech stocks.
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On the list were 15,000 numbers in Mexico -- among them reportedly a number linked to a murdered reporter -- and 300 in India, including politicians and prominent journalists
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Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon Web Services (AWS) has banned NSO Group, the company behind the Pegasus spyware program. Vice reported the ban this morning, the day after a sweeping report alleged Pegasus was used to target the phones of human rights activists and journalists. An Amnesty International investigation into Pegasus says the tool compromised targets’ phones and routed data through commercial services like AWS and Amazon CloudFront, a move that it said “protects NSO Group from some internet scanning techniques.” (Vice notes that a 2020 report previously described NSO using Amazon services.) Amnesty International wrote that it had contacted Amazon about NSO and Amazon had responded by banning NSO-related accounts. “When we learned of this activity, we... Continue reading…
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TLDR: Understanding the insane world of NFTs and how to buy and sell digital content in the focus of the Complete NFT Master Class for Artists and Entrepreneurs. For many, the emergence of nonfungible tokens, or NFTs, over the past year put a spotlight on an amazing new tech development and even opened up lively conversation about who actually owns digital assets like artwork, videos, music, and more.  For others, NFTs have become something even more intoxicating — a way for artists and savvy entrepreneurs to make a hellacious amount of money very, very fast. Like 28-year-old portrait photographer Justin…This story continues at The Next Web
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Season 2 of historical drama El Cid is out now.
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Have we been smoking something? Queen Maxima of the Netherlands enlisted the help of a small robot to open a 12m (40ft) 3D-printed steel bridge across a canal in Amsterdam's red-light district earlier this week.…
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New Honor Magic 3 render has revealed some key specifications. The series is set to launch next month. Honor will announce its Magic 3 series ... The post New Honor Magic 3 Render Reveal Some Key Specifications appeared first on Gizchina.com.
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(Rochester Institute of Technology) The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is funding a team of Rochester Institute of Technology imaging scientists to study the limits of spectral remote sensing imaging systems. Led by principal investigator John Kerekes, a professor in the Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science, the team received a grant of up to $1 million to conduct fundamental research on imaging systems over the next two to five years.
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The pilot said he spent $100,000 on the app, but Delta rejected his pitch and launched a similar app years later, per the lawsuit, cited by Bloomberg.
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Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge The OnePlus 9 Pro went on sale on April 2nd, but to date, the $969 base model, which comes with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage, hasn’t been available to actually buy in North America. The company had told Android Police on April 3rd that the base version was still on the way, but now, according to a new statement given to Android Police, it actually won’t make its way to the US or Canada due to “unforeseen supply constraints.” Here’s the full statement, from Android Police: “The OnePlus 9 Pro 8x128 GB variant was originally set to be sold in North America for $969. Unfortunately, due to unforeseen supply constraints specific to North American devices, we recently concluded it is no longer possible to bring this configuration to the... Continue reading…
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