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Google CEO Sundar Pichai says the company’s next $1 trillion will come from its oldest product

While many other technology giants embrace the metaverse as the next frontier of growth, Sundar Pichai sees Google’s future in its oldest offering: Internet search. “I feel fortunate our mission is timeless,” Pichai, who is chief executive officer of Google and its parent, Alphabet Inc., said in an interview with Bloomberg Television’s Emily Chang for the Bloomberg New Economy Forum in Singapore. “There’s more ... Read More »

‘It’s a Question of Competence’: San Francisco to Hold Recall Election of 3 School Board Members

The campaign to recall three members of the San Francisco Board of Education has submitted enough valid signatures to put the questions before voters next year, in a referendum on the district’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic and its stewardship of the city’s schools. San Francisco’s Department of Elections announced Monday that recalls against Alison Collins, Gabriela López and Faauuga Moliga will ... Read More »

Tumblr now removes reblogs in violatioTumblr now removes reblogs in violation of its hate-speech policy, not just the original postsn of its hate-speech policy, not just the original posts

Tumblr is making a change to how it deals with hate speech on its blogging platform. The company announced today it will also remove the reblogs (repostings) from any blogs that were suspended for violating its policies around hate speech. Already, the company says it’s identified nearly 1,000 blogs that were banned for blatant violations of its hate-speech rules. Most ... Read More »

Saying goodbye to Windows 10 Mobile: Microsoft ends support for its mobile OS

Windows on mobile is dead. Again. Today ends the support for all Windows 10 Mobile products, meaning there will be no new security updates, no non-security hotfixes and no free support. It’s not all over, though, the Office apps for Windows 10 Mobile phones will continue to be supported until January 12, 2021. This means that Word, Excel, PowerPoint and ... Read More »

Apple releases its gaming subscription service, Apple Arcade

Apple on Thursday officially launched Apple Arcade, its game subscription service that costs $4.99 per month, with the first month free as a trial. It was released as part of iOS 13, the latest version of the iPhone’s operating system. It will also be available for iPads and Apple TV later this month, and Mac computers in October. Apple sent push ... Read More »

We’re Sitting More and More — and It’s Affecting Our Health

Computers, televisions, and mobile devices are leading us to a more sedentary lifestyle. But there are ways to break out of it. Getty Images If Justan Germano weren’t so dedicated to staying fit, work could put his health on the line. The 32-year-old professional gamer spends more than eight hours nearly every day glued to a screen as he livestreams ... Read More »

Motorola Moto G7 passes FCC, it’s closer to launch than expected

Even though it seems a bit too early for the Moto G7 to be coming around, Motorola might think otherwise as an FCC filing just came in, hinting of a nearing launch. After all, the Moto G6 series have been announced earlier this year. We could also potentially see the next mid-rangers as early as January or February. It’s all ... Read More »

Why You May Continue Eating Lean Red Meat: It’s Not As Bad After All

These days, you never read social media posts or hear cocktail-party chatter in which people rave about their balanced, omnivorous diet. Instead, everyone seems to be following some sort of restrictive diet, whether low-carb, intermittent fasting or vegan/vegetarian. Red meat is about as popular as sugar. But that need not be the case, according to a recent, randomized, controlled trial. ... Read More »

Apple Refutes iPhone Passcode Bypass Claims by Hacker, Claims It’s a Result of ‘Incorrect Testing’

HIGHLIGHTS A hacker had claimed a passcode bypass last week The hack appears to bypass lock out and erase data options Apple has disputed the genuinity of the hack Apple will soon bring the controversial USB Restricted Mode to iPhone and iPad devices with the rollout of iOS 12 later this year. This toggle in the settings will cut off communication through the USB port when the phone has ... Read More »

6 women share what it’s actually like on being on antidepressants

Last week, a major study was published which concluded that, yes, antidepressants do work. The study, published in The Lancet, analysed more than 500 trials involving 116,477 people, and concluded that all of the actual antidepressants were more effective in treating mental health conditions than placebo (dummy) drugs. The study also found some antidepressants were more effective than others. For years, there’s been ... Read More »