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Tired of accepting/rejecting cookies? ADPC wants to automate the process

TIRED OF ACCEPTING/REJECTING COOKIES? ADPC WANTS TO AUTOMATE THE PROCESS

Cookieyes.com-a site devoted to providing GDPR/CCPA consent solutions-unsurprisingly has an excellent, minimally-invasive cookie banner....

Apple‘s Tim Cook: Sideloading is “not in the best interests of the user”

APPLE‘S TIM COOK: SIDELOADING IS “NOT IN THE BEST INTERESTS OF THE USER”

Enlarge / Apple CEO Tim Cook being interviewed remotely by Brut. Apple has been under a mountain of scrutiny lately from legislators,...

 
 
 
Facebook begins tying social media use to ads served inside its VR ecosystem

FACEBOOK BEGINS TYING SOCIAL MEDIA USE TO ADS SERVED INSIDE ITS VR ECOSYSTEM

Enlarge Everything we've feared about the Facebookening of Oculus and its virtual reality ecosystem is starting to come true. A Wednesday...

Ten-year hactivist fugitive Commander X arrested in Mexico

TEN-YEAR HACTIVIST FUGITIVE COMMANDER X ARRESTED IN MEXICO

Enlarge / Chris Doyon, in full "Anonymous mythology" mode, when I met him in Canada. A decade after Chris "Commander X" Doyon skipped...

 
 
 

NEW PICARD S2 TEASER TAUNTS US WITH RETURN OF Q, TIME SHENANIGANS

Patrick Stewart returns as Jean-Luc Picard in the second season of Picard , coming to Paramount+ in 2022. We aren't getting a second...

Amazon blames social media companies for sales of fake Amazon reviews

AMAZON BLAMES SOCIAL MEDIA COMPANIES FOR SALES OF FAKE AMAZON REVIEWS

Enlarge / Five-star review. (credit: Getty Images | Khwanchai Phanthong | EyeEm ) Amazon today said it can't stop fake product reviews...

 
 
 
After ruining 75M J&J doses, Emergent gets FDA clearance for 25M doses

AFTER RUINING 75M J&J DOSES, EMERGENT GETS FDA CLEARANCE FOR 25M DOSES

Enlarge / The Emergent BioSolutions plant, a manufacturing partner for Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine, in Baltimore, Maryland,...

Forget trailers: The best upcoming games we played at this year's E3

FORGET TRAILERS: THE BEST UPCOMING GAMES WE PLAYED AT THIS YEAR'S E3

Enlarge / In another year, these weird games wouldn't necessarily rise to the top of our "best of E3" list. But when the biggest gaming...

 
 
 
Google enables end-to-end encryption for Android's default SMS/RCS app

GOOGLE ENABLES END-TO-END ENCRYPTION FOR ANDROID'S DEFAULT SMS/RCS APP

Enlarge / If you and your chatting partner are both on Google Messages and both have RCS enabled, you'll see these lock icons to show...

Lina Khan, Big Tech skeptic, named FTC chair mere hours after confirmation

LINA KHAN, BIG TECH SKEPTIC, NAMED FTC CHAIR MERE HOURS AFTER CONFIRMATION

Enlarge / Lina M. Khan testifies during a Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee nomination hearing on Capitol Hill...

 
 
 
Cold-War-era missile launches three modern-day spy satellites

COLD-WAR-ERA MISSILE LAUNCHES THREE MODERN-DAY SPY SATELLITES

Enlarge / A Minotaur rocket launches the NROL-111 mission on Tuesday. For the first time in nearly eight years, a Minotaur 1 rocket...

A COLD SPOT AND A STELLAR BURP LED TO STRANGE DIMMING OF BETELGEUSE

Thanks to a new study conducted with ESO telescopes, we now know that Betelgeuse's dip in brightness was the result of a "dusty veil"...

 
 
 
Someone stabbed a cave bear in the head with a spear 35,000 years ago

SOMEONE STABBED A CAVE BEAR IN THE HEAD WITH A SPEAR 35,000 YEARS AGO

Enlarge During the last Ice Age, more than 100 cave bears died in Imanay Cave, a 100-meter-long corridor of stone in Russia's southern...

Lordstown Motors' new boss says the company has cash through May 2022

LORDSTOWN MOTORS' NEW BOSS SAYS THE COMPANY HAS CASH THROUGH MAY 2022

Enlarge / Lordstown Motors' factory in Lordstown, Ohio. It's been a tough time recently for Lordstown Motors. The Ohio-based electric...

 
 
 
A guide to living at a black hole

A GUIDE TO LIVING AT A BLACK HOLE

Enlarge / Even with today's real estate boom, a supermassive black hole in the neighborhood has to drive the asking price down a bit,...

Polestar picks the US to build its next electric vehicle

POLESTAR PICKS THE US TO BUILD ITS NEXT ELECTRIC VEHICLE

Enlarge / This is as much of the Polestar 3 as the company is ready to share right now. But the SUV goes into production in 2022. On...

 
 
 
Mercury is accumulating in deep ocean trenches

MERCURY IS ACCUMULATING IN DEEP OCEAN TRENCHES

Enlarge / Aboard the German research vessel Sonne off the coast of Chile, ready to take samples from eight kilometers deep in the Atacama...

Experts “extremely worried” about Delta variant as US death toll hits 600,000

EXPERTS “EXTREMELY WORRIED” ABOUT DELTA VARIANT AS US DEATH TOLL HITS 600,000

Enlarge / Combat medics from Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps vaccinate members of the public at a rapid vaccination centre,...

 
 
 
Starlink dishes go into “thermal shutdown” once they hit 122° Fahrenheit

STARLINK DISHES GO INTO “THERMAL SHUTDOWN” ONCE THEY HIT 122° FAHRENHEIT

Enlarge / Starlink satellite dish and equipment in the Idaho panhandle's Coeur d'Alene National Forest. A Starlink beta user in Arizona...

Medieval people suffered for fashion with their extremely pointy shoes

MEDIEVAL PEOPLE SUFFERED FOR FASHION WITH THEIR EXTREMELY POINTY SHOES

Enlarge / Detail showing fashionable pointed shoes of two English courtiers of Richard II, 14th century. One has two different colored...

 
 
 



Qualcomm says that Snapdragon 3100 and 4100 chips are ‘capable' of running...

Qualcomm says that Snapdragon 3100 and 4100 chips are ‘capable' of running the new Wear OS

Following its I/O 2021 announcement, there's a lot of excitement around Google's revamped Wear OS update set to be released in the fall, but there's also a lot of uncertainty... Read more ...

Apple CEO Tim Cook Teases Future AR Products & Talks Secretive Innovation...

Apple CEO Tim Cook Teases Future AR Products & Talks Secretive Innovation Process in New Interview

The Apple rumor mill never stops churning and when it comes to augmented reality smartglasses, the chatter has been particularly hot in recent months. Now Apple CEO Tim Cook... Read more ...

MacOS Monterey Brings Apple Fitness+ to the Mac With AirPlay

MacOS Monterey Brings Apple Fitness+ to the Mac With AirPlay

A key new feature of macOS Monterey is the ability to AirPlay content to a supported Mac from other Apple devices, such as an iPhone or iPad, and we've confirmed with Apple... Read more ...

Google Messages finally brings end-to-end encryption to more users

Google Messages finally brings end-to-end encryption to more users

These days, messaging app users are more conscious about their privacy and security hence the popularity of apps like Telegram, Signal, and still to some extent, WhatsApp... Read more ...

Preorder your copy of Mario Party Superstars to play classic N64 minigames

Preorder your copy of Mario Party Superstars to play classic N64 minigames

Replay classic boards and minigames from the N64. We got so much exciting news during the E3 2021 Nintendo Direct where several new Nintendo Switch games were announced for... Read more ...

Apple TV+ show 'Truth Be Told' sees its second season premiere on August 20

Apple TV+ show 'Truth Be Told' sees its second season premiere on August 20

What you need to know Truth Be Told season two will debut on August 20. The second season has a new teaser for us to enjoy. That's too long to wait! Apple TV+ today announced... Read more ...

U.S. Antitrust Legislation Would Ban Apple From Pre-Installing Its Own Apps...

U.S. Antitrust Legislation Would Ban Apple From Pre-Installing Its Own Apps on iPhones

Apple would not be permitted to sell iPhones with its own apps installed under proposed U.S. antitrust legislation that was released last week. Representative David Cicilline... Read more ...

Slack launches new Scheduled Send feature, here's how it works

Slack launches new Scheduled Send feature, here's how it works

Slack is rolling out a notable new feature to make it easier to courteously communicate with your coworkers. As first noted by the Verge , Slack is now officially rolling out a... Read more ...

TicWatch E3 Goes Official, Offers Snapdragon 4100 For A Lower Price

TicWatch E3 Goes Official, Offers Snapdragon 4100 For A Lower Price

Google launched Wear OS for smartwatches. However, due to its resource-hogging nature, we don't see many smartwatches powered by it. Now, Mobvoi has launched another Wear... Read more ...

Poll: Do you play Apple Arcade games? If so, on which platforms?

Poll: Do you play Apple Arcade games? If so, on which platforms?

Apple Arcade announced yesterday that it's going to add three iOS classic games soon : Angry Birds, Alto's Odyssey, and Doodle God. With this new approach on the platform, are... Read more ...