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October 06, 2022

Three things you might have missed from 'UiPath Forward'

Enterprise -- SiliconANGLE - Robotic process automation came with the promise of unlocking new enterprise value and efficiency. While it's delivered on that promise, there is room for advancement in automation use cases within the enterprise and public sector. UiPath...

October 06, 2022 09:58 PM

How to Fix the Wireless Charging on Your Pixel

Life -- Lifehacker - At this point, wireless charging is a staple feature we expect from smartphones. Whether you have an iPhone or Android, you know you can plop your dying device on a Qi charger and see slow and steady results. However, it seems Google accidentally...

October 06, 2022 04:09 AM

Elon Musk's Twitter Will Be a Wild Ride

Tech -- NY Times Technology - His deal to buy the company is back on. Here are six predictions about Twitter under Musk's control, if it happens.

October 06, 2022 03:04 AM

Android 13 October 2022 security patch rolling out to Pixels

Tech -- Chrome Unboxed - Yesterday, Google announced that the monthly software update for October 2022 is now rolling out to all supported Pixel devices running Android 13. This does not include devices running the QPR1 Beta builds, as those get released quarterly...

October 06, 2022 03:02 AM

October 03, 2022

12% of SMBs Concerned They Won't Survive Past 2024

Media -- PYMNTS.com - There's an oft-repeated quip in business circles that says, "If you've managed to survive this long, you're probably going to last."

While more than half of small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) surveyed for the most recent edition of...

October 03, 2022 11:10 PM

Robots Fill Prescriptions at Walgreens Automated Fulfillment Centers

Media -- PYMNTS.com - Drug store chain Walgreens is expanding a system of huge fulfillment centers - some as large as a city block - where robots package prescriptions for patients, The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday (Oct. 2).

The system cuts the workload...

October 03, 2022 10:19 PM

Ham College 93

Tech -- AmateurLogic.TV - Ham College episode 93 is now available for download.

Extra Class Exam Questions - Part 31.

E7B Amplifiers:(part 1 of 2) Class of operation, vacuum tube and solid-state circuits, distortion and intermodulation, spurious and parasitic...

October 03, 2022 01:51 AM

October 02, 2022

Reasons why link building is considered a crucial element for reputation management of your brand

TMCnet -- Brand reputation is something that can't be built overnight. It requires consistency and the willingness to devote time and attention to the right factors. A brand needs to be aware of the various on-page and off-page SEO factors that will help it achieve...

October 02, 2022 03:06 AM

The Essentials of SEO: How To Make Your Website More Search Engine-friendly

TMCnet -- There's no doubt that businesses should invest in search engine optimization (SEO), particularly as so much of the world moves online. The definition of SEO is the process of improving the ranking of a website on search engines. The higher the ranking,...

October 02, 2022 03:05 AM

Akamai detects 79M malicious domain names in first half of the year

Enterprise -- SiliconANGLE - New research from Akamai Technologies Inc. has found that about 20% of all new domain names registered, some 79 million, were registered for malicious purposes in the first half of the year. The research was based on queries through Akamai...

October 02, 2022 02:55 AM

GoDaddy's Launches Microbusiness Data Hub, Showcasing Data from More Than 20 Million Microbusinesses Across the United States and Great Britain

PR Newswire -- GoDaddy Inc. (NYSE: GDDY), the company that is helping entrepreneurs thrive, announced today that its Venture Forward research...

October 02, 2022 02:25 AM

Amazon has a new plan for its home robot Astro: to guard your life

Think -- MIT Technology Review - Amazon announced Wednesday that its home robot, Astro, will be getting a slew of major updates aimed at further embedding it within homes-and in our everyday lives.

Broadly speaking, the new features offer more home monitoring....

October 02, 2022 01:56 AM

TrueCommerce Brings Release Accounting and Cumulative Management Capabilities to Oracle Cloud

Globe Newswire -- Technology - TrueCommerce solutions help automate and streamline the automotive supply chain TrueCommerce solutions help automate and streamline the automotive supply chain

October 02, 2022 01:50 AM

Goodbye, Alexa. Hello, Cloudflare Radar Domain Rankings

Infosec -- Cloudflare - The Internet is a living organism. Technology changes, shifts in human behavior, social events, intentional disruptions, and other occurrences change the Internet in unpredictable ways, even to the trained eye.Cloudflare Radar has long been...

October 02, 2022 01:40 AM

NASA's Space Launch System rocket undamaged by hurricane, will launch next month

Tech -- Digital Trends - With hurricane Ian having moved past Florida, NASA has confirmed that its SLS rocket was not damaged and has set a new date for the next launch attempt.

October 02, 2022 01:26 AM

October 01, 2022

New Law Allows Californians to Store Vital Records on Blockchain

Media -- PYMNTS.com - Californians will be able to choose a blockchain-based delivery of vital records due to a new law making the technology an integral part of state recordkeeping.

The state has been looking over numerous cryptocurrency proposals. Gov. Gavin...

October 01, 2022 11:43 PM

Wearables market set for shaky period as economic downturn slows sales

Tech -- Wareable - The wearables market is expected to experience turbulence as a result of the global economic downturn. That's according to the latest market forecast published by industry analysts CCS Insight, indicating that overall sales of smartwatches...

October 01, 2022 05:37 AM

AI Art Generator DALL-E Now Available to Everyone

Tech -- ExtremeTech - The DALL-E image-generating AI made waves when it debuted earlier this year. The engine offers creepily accurate renderings of almost any description imaginable, and you can now access it free and without waiting through a queue. It's not...

October 01, 2022 05:36 AM

September 30, 2022

Meet Orbit, the Interactive Robot That Looks to Help Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders Develop Social Skills

Life -- Neuroscience News - Orbit, an interactive robot, helps teach children on the autism spectrum to develop social appropriateness and emotion via storytelling, physical interaction, and visual communication.

September 30, 2022 05:44 AM

T-Mobile 5G Powers Inspection Robot from InDro Robotics

Business Wire -- NASA might have rovers on Mars, but T-Mobile is working on something closer to home. T-Mobile (NASDAQ: TMUS) today announced the Un-carrier is working with InDro Robotics, the leading Canadian air and ground robotics research and development company,...

September 30, 2022 04:23 AM

Google Is Shutting Down Stadia in January 2023, Offering Refunds

Tech -- ExtremeTech - Mortal Kombat 11 was one of the big AAA launch titles for Stadia, but it hasn't gotten many since then.

Stadia exploded onto the gaming scene in 2019 with some big promises and veteran gaming executives on board. Google said...

September 30, 2022 03:53 AM

September 29, 2022

Oura Ring Gen 3 Horizon features a perfectly round design and ditches the flat section

Tech -- Wareable - Oura has released the Ring Gen 3 Horizon - its first fully circular smart ring design. A year on from the launch of the standard Oura Ring Gen 3 Heritage model, the Finnish company has now introduced a tweaked design that rids the wearable...

September 29, 2022 04:37 AM

5 great deals to get your smart home up and running

Tech -- Chrome Unboxed - New Chromebooks aren't the only thing on the way from Google's ever-expanding hardware ecosystem. In less than two weeks, Google is set to announce the latest Pixel phone, a Pixel Watch and we believe a few products are being added to...

September 29, 2022 04:34 AM

How to opt-in for emergency weather alerts on Android

Tech -- Chrome Unboxed - Presently, as powerful Hurricane Ian continues its track toward Florida, many residents are scrambling to find the most up-to-date information in order to stay safe. The simplest way of staying in the know is by registering to get local...

September 29, 2022 04:33 AM

September 27, 2022

How to remove yourself from Google Messages group chats and stop all notifications

Tech -- Chrome Unboxed - Recently, I've been added to several group chats that I did ask to be a part of but have since changed my mind on. Another chat I'm somehow in I most certainly did not ask to be included, yet I am anyway. Google Messages is a wonderful...

September 27, 2022 04:47 AM

September 24, 2022

Everything we know about the Google Pixel Tablet

Tech -- Liliputing - It's been years since Google released an Android tablet, but that's set to change in 2023 with the launch of the first Google Pixel Tablet. While the company hasn't said much about the upcoming tablet other than that it exists and has a Google...

September 24, 2022 03:23 AM

It sure looks like we're getting new MacBook Pros in October

Tech -- The Verge - Apple plans to release new MacBook models in the fourth quarter of this year, according to a new report from DigiTimes. DigiTimes also reported...

September 24, 2022 03:23 AM

Saildrone chases first Category 4 hurricane of 2022 season

gizmag -- Around this time last year, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) joined forces with Saildrone to chase hurricanes in the Atlantic Ocean using sensor-packed unmanned surface vehicles. Now the partnership is back, and one of the Explorer...

September 24, 2022 03:20 AM

The 5 best walkie-talkies of 2022

Enterprise -- ZDNet News - The best walkie-talkies can now sync with a smartphone app, have privacy codes, NOAA alerts, and ranges up to 35 miles. With this in mind, ZDNET found the top options to stay in communication. For Halloween activities especially, walkie-talkies...

September 24, 2022 03:20 AM

Starlink broadband speeds slow as subscriber numbers grow

Enterprise -- The Register - But a median of 60Mbps is not to be sniffed at when you're out in the sticks

Elon Musk's Starlink satellite broadband service has seen a decline in download speeds around the world as more and more subscribers sign up, perhaps making the...

September 24, 2022 03:19 AM

US Air Force selects Raytheon Missiles & Defense, Northrop Grumman to deliver first hypersonic air-breathing missile

PR Newswire -- Raytheon Missiles & Defense, a Raytheon Technologies (NYSE: RTX) business, in partnership with Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), has been selected to develop the Hypersonic Attack Cruise Missile for the U.S. Air Force (USAF). HACM is a...

September 24, 2022 03:15 AM

John W. Young's Lunar Salute

Life -- NASA Image of the day - Astronaut John W. Young, commander of the Apollo 16 lunar landing mission, leaps from the lunar surface as he salutes the United States flag at the Descartes landing site during the first Apollo 16 spacewalk.

September 24, 2022 03:12 AM

NASA gears up to deflect asteroid, in key test of planetary defense

Life -- Phys.org - Bet the dinosaurs wish they'd thought of this.

September 24, 2022 03:08 AM

September 23, 2022

New MacBook Pro to buoy Apple notebook market share

Media -- DIGITIMES - Apple MacBook sales have been relatively stable compared to Wintel notebooks, according to industry sources. With the new MacBook Pro series slated to hit market shelves in the fourth quarter, Apple may see its notebook market share hit a...

September 23, 2022 11:00 PM

How the Ukraine drone war is changing the game on the battlefield

gizmag -- The recent turnabout in Ukraine that saw the Ukrainian forces unexpectedly recapturing a claimed 6,000 km2 (2,317 miles2) of territory as the Russian lines collapsed shows that this is a war full of surprises. Not the least of these is that the conflict...

September 23, 2022 05:54 AM

Apple killed the SIM card - eSIM is now standard for all cellular devices

Aspencore -- IoT Times - MVNOs will need to quickly add support for embedded SIMs as Apple has eliminated the traditional SIM slot in the new iPhones.

For the consumers that will receive the new iPhone 14 series*, it won't be possible to swap the SIM card from their...

September 23, 2022 05:38 AM

Which is the best robot vacuum to buy? Our expert weighs in

Media -- USATODAY - Tech Top Stories - Our robot vacuum expert has been testing them for more than 10 years. The best ones to buy are from Ecovacs, Eufy and iRobot.

September 23, 2022 05:27 AM

Larry Page's flying car startup Kitty Hawk is shutting down

Tech -- The Verge - Kitty Hawk, the ambitious "flying car" startup funded by Google co-founder Larry Page, is winding down, which the company confirmed in a brief post on LinkedIn earlier...

September 23, 2022 05:12 AM

September 22, 2022

Microsoft releases first Windows 11 major update

Enterprise -- IT World Canada - When Windows 11 launched last year, Microsoft announced that, unlike Windows 10, which received two feature updates per year, it would only get one major update annually, with other features added from time to time. On Tuesday the company...

September 22, 2022 03:40 AM

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak reunites with his 1976 Apple I motherboard creation

Media -- USATODAY - Tech Top Stories - Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak signed a 1976 Apple I motherboard he built decades ago. The video captured in 2021 went viral again on TikTok.

September 22, 2022 03:23 AM

New Webb image captures clearest view of Neptune's rings in decades

Life -- Phys.org - NASA's James Webb Space Telescope shows off its capabilities closer to home with its first image of Neptune. Not only has Webb captured the clearest view of this distant planet's rings in more than 30 years, but its cameras reveal the ice giant...

September 22, 2022 03:18 AM

These planes are battery operated. Will that fly?

Life -- Washington Post - Airlines including United, Mesa and Air Canada have started putting orders in for Heart Aerospace ES-30, a battery-operated plane that seats up to 30 people.

September 22, 2022 03:15 AM

September 21, 2022

Future of eCommerce Will Be More Human, Conversational

Media -- PYMNTS.com - For international businesses, gaining a foothold in the fragmented European market can be an uphill battle - but for those willing to put in the work, the rewards can be huge, according to Philippe Peyresaubes, general manager for France...

September 21, 2022 06:33 PM

American Airlines data breach exposes employee and customer data

Enterprise -- SiliconANGLE - American Airlines Group Inc. has suffered a data breach in which personal details of customers and employees were potentially stolen. Disclosed by AA in a letter to victims on Sept. 16, the breach is described as involving an authorized...

September 21, 2022 04:43 AM

Hear This: 'Ear-Worn Computing' Around the Corner

Aspencore -- EETimes - If you haven't yet heard, the world is on the cusp of what might be called "Headphones 3.0"-and with it comes a multitude of electronics engineering needs and opportunities. The headphones coming down the pike are better defined as "ear-worn...

September 21, 2022 04:35 AM

You Should Decline Android 13 App Notifications

Life -- Lifehacker - Unless your Android phone is always on silent or Do Not Disturb mode, chances are you get tons of daily notifications, most of which you don't actually care about. I'm sure I don't have to explain how irritating the constant barrage of alerts...

September 21, 2022 04:21 AM

Verisign Q2 2022 Domain Name Industry Brief: 351.5 Million Domain Name Registrations in the Second Quarter of 2022

Infosec -- Verisign - Today, we released the latest issue of The Domain Name Industry Brief, which shows that the second quarter of 2022 closed with 351.5 million domain name registrations across all top-level domains, an increase of 1.0 million domain name registrations,...

September 21, 2022 04:15 AM

Pre-orders for Pixel 7, 7 Pro, and Pixel Watch will open on October 6. Delivery dates leaked.

Tech -- Chrome Unboxed - Since the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro were pre-announced at the Google I/O event earlier this year with a "Fall" release date, we had been wondering when exactly this date would be. Now that the "Made by Google launch event has been officially...

September 21, 2022 03:47 AM

An easy guide to ruining your MacBook's battery

Media -- The Next Web - You've got a brand new MacBook? Perfect. Now's the time for you to completely ruin its battery, to ensure it only lasts for minutes when you're out and about. I mean, what's the point in your laptop being portable? As far as I'm concerned,...

September 21, 2022 03:37 AM