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Looks like a 200 dollar Poco

The Xiaomi Mi 11 Pro is expected to have an SD 888 processor and 120 Hz AMOLED panel. (Image source: Weibo/WHYLAB)An alleged live photo of the Xiaomi Mi 11 Pro has been shared on Chinese social media and has been met with something of a lukewarm response so far. The Snapdragon 888 phone has been…

Google apps will stop using tracking ID that would require upcoming iOS 14 permission prompt

With iOS 14, Apple is requiring app developers to tell users about and have them opt-in to tracking. Google announced today that its first-party iOS apps will stop using certain tracking methods to avoid having to show the upcoming permission prompt. Meanwhile, the company also provided guidance to developers and advertisers ahead of Apple’s App…

Facebook, Reddit receive low marks for Holocaust denial content

Facebook has been under pressure to combat more hate speech. Angela Lang/CNET Facebook, Reddit, Discord and Steam received low grades from the Anti-Defamation League on Wednesday for the handling of Holocaust denial content on their platforms. The ADL issued the report to coincide with International Holocaust Remembrance Day. The ADL, an advocacy group focused on…

Cracking the message in a bottle

Between 2016 and 2019, a number of bottles washed ashore in Hamburg, each containing an ‘uncrackable’ message By Cliff Saran, Managing Editor Published: 25 Jan 2021 14:32 Later this week on 28 January, the National Museum of Computing will host a virtual talk exploring the world of unsolvable encryption codes. The “uncrackable” encrypted messages found…

Facebook says a ‘configuration change’ mistakenly logged iPhone users out of their accounts

If you woke up this morning and were inexplicably logged out of the Facebook app on your iPhone, you’re not alone. Facebook says that a “configuration change” affected people’s ability to access the Facebook app on their iPhone on Friday evening, but the issue appears to have since been resolved for most users. Facebook logged…

Biden is a typical American Catholic: He supports legal abortion around the world.

President Joe Biden, like his Democratic predecessors, will reportedly mark the early days of his tenure by overturning the "global gag rule," a policy dating to the presidency of Ronald Reagan that prevents all international organizations that receive U.S. foreign aid from advocating for abortion access in their own countries or providing clients with abortion…

Technology

Looks like a 200 dollar Poco

The Xiaomi Mi 11 Pro is expected to have an SD 888 processor and 120 Hz AMOLED panel. (Image source: Weibo/WHYLAB)An alleged live photo of the Xiaomi Mi 11 Pro has been shared on Chinese social media and has been met with something of a lukewarm response so far. The Snapdragon 888 phone has been…

Google apps will stop using tracking ID that would require upcoming iOS 14 permission prompt

With iOS 14, Apple is requiring app developers to tell users about and have them opt-in to tracking. Google announced today that its first-party iOS apps will stop using certain tracking methods to avoid having to show the upcoming permission prompt. Meanwhile, the company also provided guidance to developers and advertisers ahead of Apple’s App…

Facebook, Reddit receive low marks for Holocaust denial content

Facebook has been under pressure to combat more hate speech. Angela Lang/CNET Facebook, Reddit, Discord and Steam received low grades from the Anti-Defamation League on Wednesday for the handling of Holocaust denial content on their platforms. The ADL issued the report to coincide with International Holocaust Remembrance Day. The ADL, an advocacy group focused on…

Cracking the message in a bottle

Between 2016 and 2019, a number of bottles washed ashore in Hamburg, each containing an ‘uncrackable’ message By Cliff Saran, Managing Editor Published: 25 Jan 2021 14:32 Later this week on 28 January, the National Museum of Computing will host a virtual talk exploring the world of unsolvable encryption codes. The “uncrackable” encrypted messages found…

Facebook says a ‘configuration change’ mistakenly logged iPhone users out of their accounts

If you woke up this morning and were inexplicably logged out of the Facebook app on your iPhone, you’re not alone. Facebook says that a “configuration change” affected people’s ability to access the Facebook app on their iPhone on Friday evening, but the issue appears to have since been resolved for most users. Facebook logged…

Microsoft Edge can finally generate new passwords for you

Updated Google Chrome already offers a password generator, as well as the ability to store passwords. Now Edge can, too. Urupong Getty / Microsoft Today's Best Tech Deals Picked by PCWorld's Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect's Editors Microsoft is poised to release several substantial security updates to version 88 of its…

What to expect from the Mac in 2021: Redesigned iMac, all-new MacBook Pro, and much more

The year 2021 is shaping up to be massive for the Mac. Apple began the transition to Apple Silicon processors in the Mac last year with a new Mac mini, a new 13-inch MacBook Pro, and a new MacBook Air. Things are expected to gain more traction this year, with the rumor mill currently suggesting…

Checked Samsung’s website here in The Netherlands. For my Samsung S20 5G I would…

Samsung will be hoping S21 series sales do better than the S20's. (Source: Samsung)After launching the Galaxy S21, S21 Plus, and S21 Ultra today, Samsung has also opened its trade-in program for the series. It's pretty good, actually, with Galaxy S10 series owners being able to trade in their phones for a massive US$550, for…

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Cracking the message in a bottle

Between 2016 and 2019, a number of bottles washed ashore in Hamburg, each containing an ‘uncrackable’ message By Cliff Saran, Managing Editor Published: 25 Jan 2021 14:32 Later this week on 28 January, the National Museum of Computing will host a virtual talk exploring the world of unsolvable encryption codes. The “uncrackable” encrypted messages found…

Analysis: Biden’s $1.9 trillion rescue package offers bridge for hard-hit economy

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President-elect Joe Biden walks into the Queen Theatre in Wilmington By Ann Saphir (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Joe Biden's proposal to pour $1.9 trillion into a hobbled economy could lay the foundation for a surge in jobs and spending that many economists say is needed to avoid long-term damage from…

New York retail pharmacies will begin administering coronavirus doses on Thursday, kicking off a wider vaccine rollout across states

Sonia Rojas, a pharmacy technician, works in the P & P Pharmacy on December 22, 2020 in Miami, Florida. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Starting last week, US officials began allowing states to transfer coronavirus vaccine from hospitals to local retail pharmacies to speed up immunizations. At least one state, New York, will begin administering those transferred…

New Foreign Trade Policy 2021-2026 to be rolled out from April, says Govt

Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry on Tuesday said that India''s new Foreign Trade Policy 2021-2026, under formulation, will come into effect from April 1, 2021 Topics Foreign trade policy | India | indian government ANI  |  General News  Last Updated at January 13, 2021 09:15 IST Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry on Tuesday said that India''s new…

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Coronavirus latest: US and EU ‘days behind us’ on approving Pfizer vaccine, England’s Van-Tam says

Load new posts Updated at 12/3/2020, 1:59:42 PM BST Harry Dempsey The Premier League has wrapped up negotiations to provide a £250m rescue package for English Football League clubs struggling to survive without fans at matches for most of the year. Shareholders in football’s most lucrative domestic league agreed to provide £50m in grants for…

PUBG keeps winning the influencer battle royale

As esports gain momentum and continues to increase audience sizes, brands are leaning into activations with gaming influencers. But which ones are having the most success when it comes to generating engagement and influence from sponsored content? This article is part of our series leveraging influencer marketing platform CreatorIQ’s Share of Influence report, which reveals…

Barcelona’s Pique likely out for several months because of knee injury

Barcelona said on Sunday that Pique has a grade-three sprain of his internal lateral ligament and a partial injury to his anterior cruciate ligament Topics FC Barcelona AP | PTI  |  Barcelona  Last Updated at November 23, 2020 04:25 IST File photo of Gerard Pique | Photo: Twitter Gerard Piqué is expected to be sidelined…

Health

New York retail pharmacies will begin administering coronavirus doses on Thursday, kicking off a wider vaccine rollout across states

Sonia Rojas, a pharmacy technician, works in the P & P Pharmacy on December 22, 2020 in Miami, Florida. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Starting last week, US officials began allowing states to transfer coronavirus vaccine from hospitals to local retail pharmacies to speed up immunizations. At least one state, New York, will begin administering those transferred…

Analysis: Second COVID-19 wave tests Turkey’s commitment to austerity, higher rates

2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Istanbul 2/2 By Berna Suleymanoglu, Orhan Coskun and Daren Butler ISTANBUL (Reuters) - A surge in COVID-19 infections and the prospect of another economic downturn could sorely test Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan's reluctant acceptance of much higher interest rates and the need for…

DATA STORY: India sees biggest single-day jump in active cases since Sep 18

India on Wednesday conducted 1,090,238 coronavirus tests, taking the total count of tests conducted so far in the country to 135,931,545. The test positivity rate recorded was 4.1% Topics Coronavirus | ICMR | Coronavirus Tests Contrary to the fairly consistent trend of daily net reduction, India’s count of active coronavirus cases has seen a significant jump on consecutive days.…

World

What to expect from the Mac in 2021: Redesigned iMac, all-new MacBook Pro, and much more

The year 2021 is shaping up to be massive for the Mac. Apple began the transition to Apple Silicon processors in the Mac last year with a new Mac mini, a new 13-inch MacBook Pro, and a new MacBook Air. Things are expected to gain more traction this year, with the rumor mill currently suggesting…

2021 MacBook Pro redesign won’t feature Touch Bar and will bring back MagSafe

This could be the MacBook Pro redesign many people have been waiting for Hot on the heels of the reveal of its own M1 chip, Apple reportedly plans to significantly redesign the MacBook Pro in the third quarter of 2021. According to often-reliable TF International Securities analyst Ming-chi Kuo and as first reported by MacRumors,…

Twitter has ‘permanently suspended’ Donald Trump’s account

He was previously given a 12-hour suspension in the wake of the violent January 6th attacks on Capitol Hill Twitter has confirmed that it has “permanently suspended” the personal account of U.S. President Donald Trump. “After close review of recent Tweets from the @realDonaldTrump account and the context around them — specifically how they are…

Halo Infinite gets new fall 2021 release window

Halo Infinite now looks a lot like Halo 5 Halo Infinite, Microsoft’s one-time marquee Xbox Series X/S launch title, will now officially launch in the fall of 2021, according to a blog post published by 343 Industries. The game was originally set to launch in November, but was delayed in August due to development challenges…

Entertainment

Tommy ‘Tiny’ Lister, who played Deebo in ‘Friday,’ dies at 62

LOS ANGELES — Tommy “Tiny” Lister, a former professional wrestler who was known for his bullying Deebo character in the “Friday” films, has died. He was 62. Lister’s manager, Cindy Cowan, said he was found unconscious in his home in Marina Del Rey, California, on Thursday afternoon. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Cowan…

Truth x The Vinyl Factory Present: RYOJI IKEDA – immersive audiovisual exhibit at 180 The Hair

A multi-sensory exploration of light and sound. Fact and The Vinyl Factory are presenting a new RYOJI IKEDA exhibition at 180 Studios – in collaboration with Audemars Piguet Contemporary, opening this November. Tickets are available now. Featuring the largest collection of the artist’s work in Europe to date, as well as world premieres of never-before-seen works, RYOJI IKEDA invites…

15 Native Films And TELEVISION Reveals That Everybody Must See A Minimum Of As Soon As

Put all of these on your to-watch list. 1. Samson & Delilah (2009) Madman Entertainment Described as a "throat-gripping introduction to a kind of Australia so often out of sight and mind", Samson & Delilah is a love story involving two teenagers from a remote Aboriginal community in Central Australia. Although there is romance, the…

This perfectly easy website fills your WFH area with calming workplace sounds

Close your eyes and it's like you're there. Image: Chris Haston / NBCU Photo Bank / NBCUniversal via Getty Image By Caitlin Welsh2020-06-10 01:59:46 UTC Hello, white noise, my old friend.  If you've been working from home during the pandemic and you're usually in an office, you might have initially found yourself rejoicing in the…