The PC industry has continued to be stuck in the doldrums throughout 2018, but the pain of the industry’s contraction over the past six years hasn’t been felt equally by all vendors. For those following along at home, the PC industry has been shrinking since tablets became popular in 2011. …Read More »
The PC industry has continued to be stuck in the doldrums throughout 2018, but the pain of the indus...
The verbiage is simple, clear, and easy to understand. On January 14, 2020, Windows 7 will ex...
You have most likely been able to avoid paying sales tax on a lot of online purchases over the years...
Well, it was nice while it lasted. Earlier this year, California unveiled a net neutrality bill that...
The verbiage is simple, clear, and easy to understand. On January 14, 2020, Windows 7 will exit extended support. After that date, it will receive no security patches or updates of any kind. That date is listed on Microsoft’s “Windows lifecycle fact sheet.” And apparently, it isn’t worth the …Read More »
Samsung has been found guilty of patent infringement and ordered to pay a $400M fine to a South Korean university. Two other companies, GlobalFoundries and Qualcomm, were also found guilty, but Samsung is the only firm required to pay damages. Samsung was judged to have infringed on a patent belonging …Read More »
You have most likely been able to avoid paying sales tax on a lot of online purchases over the years, but that’s coming to an end. In a 5-4 decision, the US Supreme Court has overturned decades-old rules that limited which transactions could be charged state sales taxes. This will …Read More »
Well, it was nice while it lasted. Earlier this year, California unveiled a net neutrality bill that could’ve served as a model for the nation, after FCC Chairman Ajit Pai used false data and bankrupt arguments to destroy the FCC’s previous net neutrality implementation. But yesterday, Democratic Assemblyman Miguel Santiago, …Read More »
The dust storm raging on Mars shows no signs of abating. In fact, it’s still growing in size. NASA says the storm is now a “global” event that completely encircles the planet. The little Opportunity rover is still snoozing through it thanks to a lack of light, but Curiosity is …Read More »
Dating app Happn, whose “missed connections” type of dating experience connects people who have crossed paths in real life, is fighting back at Tinder. Seemingly inspired by Happn’s location-based features, Tinder recently began piloting something called Tinder Places – a feature that tracks your location to match you with those …Read More »
A team of scientists from Oregon State University and the University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, has learned that blue fluorescent light in the 430- to 480-nm range set wild bees abuzz. Ostroverkhova et al examined responses of wild bees to traps designed to selectively stimulate either the blue or the …Read More »
A new study published in the journal Nutrition and Healthy Aging is the first to examine the effect of the 16:8 diet — named for its 16 hours of fasting and its 8 hours of feasting — on weight loss in obese adults. The 8-h time restricted feeding produces mild …Read More »
Herpesviruses 6A and 7 (HHV-6A and HHV-7) — two of the nine known members of the Herpesviridae family that infect humans — are found in the brains of patients with Alzheimer’s disease at levels up to twice as high as in those without Alzheimer’s, according to a new study appearing …Read More »
In a five-to-four decision issued today, the Supreme Court ruled that states can make online businesses collect sales taxes — even if they don’t have a physical presence in that state. Today’s ruling overturns a decision from the Court in 1992 that paved the way for the explosion of online …Read More »
During his Wednesday show on ESPN Tallahassee, radio host Jeff Cameron stated that the NFL is likely to suspend Jameis Winston, but not over the result of the investigation into the Uber incident: Rather, the NFL will discipline him for a procedural error during the process. Cameron’s statements are consistent …Read More »
Selena Gomez Photo Credit: Instagram June has been a busy month for celebrity hair stylists with a growing number of celebs opting for fun and sometimes even dramatic hair makeovers and hair transformations. We’re loving the range of styles including the bright hair colour choices and cool, cutting-edge cuts. …Read More »
Long before last year’s Wonder Woman solo-film, and definitely before next year’s Captain Marvel film, there was another female superhero that people were wanting to see hit the big screen in a solo film. Ever since Iron Man 2 debuted Scarlett Johansson’s Black Widow back in 2010 fans have been wanting …Read More »
Oppo is a massive smartphone maker in Europe, but its presence in Europe and North America has been extremely limited. That’s changing with the flashy new Oppo Find X. This phone (apparently named after a math problem) will be the first Oppo phone to launch internationally since the ill-fated N1. …Read More »