China still wants to control Big Tech. It"s just pulling different strings

Investors have raced back into Chinese tech stocks this year, encouraged by an apparent truce in a two-year battle between some of the country's most powerful regulators and its biggest internet companies......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagJan 27th, 2023

Amazon to pay $30M in FTC settlements over Alexa, Ring privacy violations

Regulators accused Amazon of violating privacy laws on a number of fronts, though the tech giant denies breaking the law......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 1st, 2023

Phishing campaigns thrive as evasive tactics outsmart conventional detection

A 25% increase in the use of phishing kits has been recorded in 2022, according to Group-IB. The key phishing trends observed are the increasing use of access control and advanced detection evasion techniques. The rise in evasive tactics, such as ant.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsJun 1st, 2023

Best Apple CarPlay retrofit options for your car

Apple CarPlay is the safest way to interact with your iPhone in the car. You never need to touch your iPhone while driving – something you should never ever do anyway. Instead, you control navigation, communication, and entertainment with voice co.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJun 1st, 2023

Researchers tell owners to “assume compromise” of unpatched Zyxel firewalls

Poor patching hygiene is fueling a flurry of "downstream attacks" on other targets. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Firewalls made by Zyxel are being wrangled into a destructive botnet, which is taking control of them by.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 1st, 2023

6 monitor and TV innovations remind us that trade shows still exist

Provocative tech with real potential to impact future display products. Enlarge / Samsung Display imagines its unfurling screen embodying future portable monitors. (credit: Samsung Display).....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 1st, 2023

Meta threatens to pull news content in California if bill to pay publishers passes

Meta, the parent company of Facebook and Instagram, threatened to remove news from its social media sites in California if the state passes a bill requiring big tech companies to pay news outlets for their content......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsJun 1st, 2023

Amazon to pay more than $30 million to settle FTC privacy complaints over Alexa and Ring

Amazon has agreed to pay more than $30 million to settle two federal lawsuits alleging that the tech giant violated users' privacy — including that of children — through its Alexa voice assistant and its Ring doorbell cameras......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsMay 31st, 2023

Romantic relationships between coworkers may deteriorate workplace culture

Workplace ostracism refers to an employee's perception of being excluded, ignored, or rejected in the workplace. A study published in PLOS ONE by Jun Qiu at the School of Nanchang, Institute of Technology, Nanchang, Jiangxi, China and colleagues sugg.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMay 31st, 2023

Study uncovers key details of fat cells, advancing potential treatments for obesity, diabetes

New research has unlocked insights into how "good fat" tissue could potentially be harnessed to combat obesity and remove glucose from the blood, helping to control diabetes. Published today in Science Advances, the work is a collaboration between re.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMay 31st, 2023

I used a smart blood pressure monitor for the first time — and it blew me away

When I was told I had to monitor my blood pressure, I wanted to use something more high-tech than a normal cuff. It was exactly the right thing to do......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 31st, 2023

Musk meets China government officials on second day of trip

Tesla Inc.'s Elon Musk met more government officials on the second day of his trip to China, having opened his first visit since before the pandemic by emphasizing the importance of maintaining ties with the nation......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 31st, 2023

A breakthrough in the electrooxidation of propylene

A research team led by Prof. Geng Zhigang from the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) designed a molecular catalyst that can undergo dynamically reversible interconversion for the electrooxidation of propylene into 1,2-propylene gly.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 31st, 2023

Apple goes all in on live video shopping & iPhone sales for China"s big "618" festival

Apple is aiming to capitalize on China's "618" shopping festival with its first live-streamed sales channel on Alibaba's Tmall, offering very short-term iPhone discounts.Apple's iPhone 14 Pro gets a rare discount in ChinaIn the US and most of the wor.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsMay 31st, 2023

Apple"s iPad is propping up a collapsing tablet market

Apple's iPad now commands half of the US tablet market, as it saw more than 20% growth in Q1 2023 year-over-year, while all other vendors declined.Apple's range of iPadsRecently, Canalys claimed that Apple more than doubled its iPad sales in China in.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsMay 31st, 2023

Mirantis Lens Control Center simplifies secure Kubernetes deployments

Mirantis announced Lens Control Center, to enable large businesses to centrally manage Lens Pro deployments by standardizing configurations, consolidating billing, and enabling control over outbound network connections for greater security. Over 1 mi.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsMay 31st, 2023

China PMIC makers bearing the brunt as TI cuts price for market shares

Chinese media reported on May 30 that Texas Instrument, the leading analog chip maker, had lowered its chip prices in the China market in May. The media quoted a senior analog chip maker as saying that TI's price cut had no fixed rate of reduction or.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMay 31st, 2023

Valeo will invest in China-based DiDi to develop robotaxi safety solutions

French automotive supplier Valeo announced an investment in China-based DiDi Autonomous Driving. The pair will jointly develop safety solutions for robotaxi that enables level 4 vehicle autonomy......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMay 31st, 2023

Disgraced tech entrepreneur Elizabeth Holmes begins jail time

Disgraced tech entrepreneur Elizabeth Holmes reported to prison on Tuesday to serve time for fraud in a case that rocked Silicon Valley......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 31st, 2023

Elon Musk: Tesla boss on first China trip in over three years

The multi-billionaire has not yet publicly commented on the visit, which comes amid US-China tensions......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsMay 31st, 2023

mRNA technology for vaccines and more: An Ars Frontiers recap

The tech has lots of applications beyond the one we've already been injected with. Enlarge / On May 22, John Timmer (left) moderated a panel featuring Karin Bok (center) and Nathaniel Wang (right) for the Ars Frontiers 2023 sessi.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 31st, 2023