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'Hey Facebook,' How About Not?

Friday  04:58,   26 february 2021

Chances are you’re probably familiar with using a command like, “OK Google,” “Hey Siri,” or “Alexa” to summon a voice assistant. But now, the company that brought you pokes and likes—and who could forget fake news?— is trying to add, “Hey Facebook”... >>>

Atlantic Ocean circulation weakens, sparking climate worries

Friday  04:21,   26 february 2021

New study finds evidence of an unprecedented slowdown in North Atlantic Ocean circulation, likely to due to human-caused climate change. © Provided by CBS News / Credit: Climate Central Recently scientists have noticed a cold blob, also known as the >>>

'Reply All' podcast paused amid charges of toxic behavior

Friday  01:16,   26 february 2021

The popular “Reply All” podcast has been put on hiatus and is canceling two remaining episodes of a series that explored allegations of structural racism and a problematic work culture at food magazine Bon Appetit. The reason? Former employees at... >>>

Twitter to let users charge followers to see premium posts

Friday  00:06,   26 february 2021

Twitter is branching out from advertising to find more ways to make money — both for itself and for its most prolific users, whether those are businesses, celebrities or regular people. In an investor presentation Thursday, the social media company... >>>

Facebook's New Ad Campaign Tries To Remind You That Targeted Ads Are Good, Actually

Friday  00:06,   26 february 2021

Just two months after running a full-page ad decrying Apple’s impending updates, Facebook is rolling out another campaign meant to defend the targeted ads that make up about 98% of its multi-billion dollar revenue stream. © Photo: Sean Gallup (Getty >>>

VMware patches bug that put many large networks at risk

Thursday  21:42,   25 february 2021

The now-patched vulnerability could have allowed attackers to scan a company's internal network and gain access to sensitive data, says Positive Technologies.In a press release published Wednesday, Positive Technologies, which discovered and... >>>

The House’s three big ideas to take on tech power

Thursday  21:39,   25 february 2021

They had the CEO hearings, now they get to workLawmakers shined a light on some of tech’s shady business practices, and now they’re getting ready to finish the job. On Thursday, the House Judiciary’s subcommittee on antitrust returned for a far less >>>

Deep Nostalgia uses video reenactment technology to animate faces in still photos

Thursday  20:51,   25 february 2021

The genealogy platform MyHeritage released a feature that animates faces in still photos using video reenactment technology.The genealogy platform MyHeritage released a feature that animates faces in still photos using video reenactment... >>>

Where to buy Nvidia’s RTX 3060 graphics card

Thursday  19:52,   25 february 2021

The most affordable RTX 30-series card will likely sell out quicklyThe Verge’s Sean Hollister reviewed EVGA’s iteration of the RTX 3060 and noted in his review that although the GPU’s price makes it more competitive to buy, you’re sacrificing more... >>>

Just 10 percent of the new Postal Service fleet will be electric

Thursday  19:32,   25 february 2021

Though the gas trucks are supposed to be convertibleWhen DeJoy was asked why it wasn’t the other way around, he said he was willing to talk to the Biden administration but that the USPS doesn’t “have the 3 or 4 extra billion [dollars] in our plan... >>>

Zoom will launch automatic closed captioning for all free accounts

Thursday  18:51,   25 february 2021

Zoom will make the live transcription setting available to all users of the video conferencing tool by fall of 2021.The video conferencing company will make the Live Transcription setting available to all Zoom users by the fall of 2021, aiming "to... >>>

Stoke Space raises $9.1 million to create a new breed of reusable upper-stage rockets

Thursday  18:51,   25 february 2021

Renton, Wash.-based Stoke Space Technologies has attracted $9.1 million in seed investments for extending rocket reusability to new frontiers. The first goal will be to develop a new kind of reusable upper stage, Stoke co-founder and CEO Andy Lapsa... >>>

Computer company Framework wants you to upgrade and repair your laptop

Thursday  18:51,   25 february 2021

Built around a right-to-repair philosophy, the 13.5-inch Framework Laptop can swap out its main board, battery or even keyboard and ports.Laptops used to come with removable batteries at least, and sometimes they'd have upgradable RAM, storage or... >>>

SEO: This roadmap including free resources has everything you need to know.

Thursday  18:40,   25 february 2021

Anyone who wants to learn search engine optimization can quickly be overwhelmed by the wealth of information and offers. Where to start Which courses are recommended? We'll show you the ultimate roadmap to learn SEO and deepen your knowledge. ©... >>>

DataStax Astra goes serverless

Thursday  18:25,   25 february 2021

DataStax is introducing serverless to its Astra cloud service. While already offered by AWS, this marks the first time that serverless has come to a cloud service based on Apache Cassandra that works on each of the major public clouds.With... >>>