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11-28-2020 Science&Technology
Microsoft Working on Why PS5 Outperforms Xbox Series X on Certain Games

While Microsoft has been touting that the Xbox Series X is the "world's most powerful console," the PS5 is outperforming it in early game tests, and Microsoft is working on why. As reported by The Verge, Digital Foundry has been analyzing some of the new games across both the PS5 - which is capable of 10.28 teraflops of GPU performance - and Xbox Series X - which is capable of 12 teraflops - and it's not as one-sided as it initially appeared. In Devil May Cry 5, the Xbox Series X has better perf

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TOP  Source: IGN

11-28-2020 Science&Technology
AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT Price Revealed: GPU Out of Stock Everywhere?

The AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT price has been one of the most asked questions ever since the company made another GPU to compete directly with NVIDIA's 3000 series, especially the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 which is currently the most expensive GPU in the whole market. The price has finally been revealed in India which might give gamers a clue of what the price would be like. AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT price reveal According to an TechRadar, after a couple of years of this Team Red focusing solely on the mid

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TOP  Source: Tech Times

11-28-2020 Science&Technology
Black Friday headphone deal: Excellent AirPods Pro alternative is only $53 today at Amazon

Prime members can grab the upgraded version of the Mpow X3, one of the best budget noise-canceling true-wireless earbuds, for its lowest price in a Black Friday sale. This story is part of Holiday Gift Guide 2020, CNET's gift picks with expert advice, reviews and recommendations for the latest tech gifts for you and your family. The Mpow X3 true-wireless earbuds sound shockingly good for the price. They have good clarity and powerful bass -- they play loud -- and they even have active noise canc

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TOP  Source: Cnet

11-28-2020 Science&Technology
Kuo: Redesigned MacBooks With Apple Silicon to Launch in Second Half of 2021

Kuo: Redesigned MacBooks With Apple Silicon to Launch in Second Half of 2021 Apple plans to release additional MacBook models with Apple Silicon in the second half of 2021, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, as part of the company's two-year transition away from Intel processors across its Mac lineup. In a research note today, obtained by MacRumors, Kuo said that these MacBook models will feature a new design. Kuo did not specify which models these will be, but he previously claimed that redes

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TOP  Source: Mac Rumors

11-28-2020 Science&Technology
Google's Super App Wakeup Call

The public showing of the redesigned Google Pay is less than a week old, but already there are important insights into how it could reshape the commerce landscape and the players operating within it. To be a super app contender, the starting point must be commerce, not payments. First, what consumers want to buy - their starting point - and then how they'll pay for it. COVID-19 has accelerated consumers' interest in a digital-first or digital-only experience when shopping, and all merchants repo

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TOP  Source: Seeking Alpha

11-28-2020 Science&Technology
SpaceX Starlink Just Won a Huge Customer

On Saturday, Oct. 24, SpaceX crossed the finish line, achieving the 800 Starlink broadband internet satellites in orbit it needed to offer "moderate" internet coverage to large portions of Earth's surface. Just two days later, the company officially opened up Starlink to "beta" subscribers, advertising 50Mb/s to 150Mb/s broadband internet service for prices as low as $99 a month (plus a $499 hardware fee). Demand for the new service in the U.S. has reportedly been brisk, and demand in Canada is

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TOP  Source: Fool

11-28-2020 Cars
Watch Tesla Full Self-Driving Beta yield for pedestrian in intersection that would give some humans

Tesla is currently improving on its Full Self-Driving Beta software with new updates and we are catching glimpses of what it can do in the early access program. Now we see a quick new video of the Tesla FSD Beta yielding for a pedestrian in an intersection that would give some humans pause. Last month, Tesla started to release its first Full Self-Driving Beta software update to a limited group of owners to test the feature. Over the last few weeks, the automaker has been releasing software upda

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TOP  Source: Electrek

11-28-2020 Politics
Donald Trump says he will leave White House if electoral college votes for Joe Biden

Donald Trump has said that he will leave the White House when the electoral college votes for Democratic president-elect Joe Biden in the closest the outgoing president has come to conceding defeat. Biden won the presidential election with 306 electoral college votes – many more than the 270 required – to Trump’s 232. Biden also leads Trump by more than 6 million in the popular vote tally. Trump has so far defied tradition by refusing to concede defeat, instead making a series of baseless clai

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TOP  Source: The Guardian

11-27-2020 Sports
Photos: Remembering Maradona, Latin America's Patron Saint Of The Pitch

I first came to know Diego Armando Maradona in September 1993, when I was watching the qualifying match between Argentina and my country of Colombia for the 1994 FIFA World Cup. Even though I was just a young kid at the time, I knew that Maradona, Argentina's star player, was something special. His vision, the way he dribbled past his opponents — he was respected and adored not just in his country, but across Latin America and the world. Maradona, who rose from the slums of Buenos Aires to lead

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TOP  Source: NPR

11-27-2020 Science&Technology
The chances that the Utah monolith was created by aliens just plummeted

So, remember that big weird chunk of metal that was discovered by Utah’s Department of Public Safety? Nobody seemed to know what it was, and close examination of the object revealed that it had no markings or anything that would indicate its origins. Some silly folks (me) hoped that it was a sign that aliens have visited Earth and left us a weird memento, but it looks like that’s (probably) not what happened. As Gizmodo reports, some dedicated Reddit users managed to dive deep enough into the i

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TOP  Source: BGR

11-27-2020 Science&Technology
Google wants you to complete simple tasks for hard cash in its new app

If you’ve ever wanted to work for Google, now’s your best chance. The company has a new app called Task Mate that lets you earn money by completing tasks such as taking pictures of storefronts or recording short voice clips. At the moment, the app is live only for users in India. Plus, you’ll need an invitation code to sign up and start working on these tasks — it appears there aren’t many codes around yet. [Read: Here’s how to make your website more accessible] The firm already has an app call

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TOP  Source: The Next Web

11-27-2020 Science&Technology
WhatsApp Scam is Back, And it Can Expose Your Private Chats and Lock You Out of Your Account

WhatsApp Scam Comeback According to a report by the Daily Express, the prominent WhatsApp scam uses an old technique that seems to be highly successful, which then allows the hackers to gain access to the victim's private chats and the people on their contact list. So, how does the scam work? Based on the report, the victim will receive a message from a friend or contact on their WhatsApp, and typically, this friend has already fallen victim to the scam, and if you reply, this will give the hack

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TOP  Source: Tech Times

11-27-2020 Cars
Tesla increases prices on next EU batch of Model S and Model X —sparking refresh rumors

Tesla has increased prices significantly for the next European batch of Model S and Model X vehicles. It is sparking rumors of a refresh. Tesla owners across Europe are reporting that the automaker updated its online configurator with an important price increase across the board. Model 3 is seeing a smaller price increase between €500 to €1,000, but Model S and Model X are seeing much larger price increases. Prices vary in different markets, but the price of both vehicles is roughly €5,000 ($6,0

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TOP  Source: Electrek

11-27-2020 Politics
Trump announces pardon for Michael Flynn in tweet

(CNN)President Donald Trump announced in a tweet Wednesday that he has granted his first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, a "full pardon," wiping away the guilty plea of the intelligence official, lobbyist and conservative fringe darling for lying to the FBI. The pardon, coming as Trump enters his last days as President, bookends his four years in office and his supporters' revisionist take on the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Since January 2

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TOP  Source: CNN

11-27-2020 Science&Technology
Dino-era bird had the head of a Velociraptor and beak of a toucan

In what may be one of the weirdest animal mash-ups, scientists have found the 68 million-year-old fossilized skull of an early bird with a Velociraptor-like face and a toucan-like beak, a new study finds. This crow-size bird lived in northwestern Madagascar during the late Cretaceous, when dinosaurs walked the Earth. And its bizarre beaky face made it one of a kind. "Birds from the Mesozoic [the dinosaur era], or any time for that matter, do not have faces built like this," study co-researcher

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TOP  Source: Live Science

11-25-2020 Science&Technology
[Look] Apple M1X Chip Allegedly Surface After M1 Processor Release:New Era of Gaming Laptop?

Apple M1X Chip? Apple's very own silicon design team has just recently launched its supposed "fastest" CPU core to ever be found in the company's units. The M1 processor was designed specifically for both laptops and mini-PCs and is now Apple's pride and joy as it steps away from Intel. Apple M1X chip processor leak The new Apple M1X processor is said to be designed for powerful high-end laptops and also the most demanding workloads. The brand new processor aims to create a much higher performa

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TOP  Source: Tech Times

11-25-2020 Science&Technology
Starship SN8 successfully completes final testing ahead of flight

Following a slightly convoluted engine testing campaign, Starship SN8 is working through the final steps to finalize its pre-flight requirements, which included a triple Raptor Static Fire test on Tuesday. Should this test go to plan – via the results of the data review – the path will be cleared for SN8 to conduct a test flight to 15 km (50,000 ft) as soon as November 30. This three-engine firing was expected to be the final major test ahead of the highly-ambitious flight, controlled “belly flo

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TOP  Source: Nasa Space Flight

11-25-2020 Cars
GM gives ultimatum to Cadillac dealers who don’t want to sell electric cars

GM has said that its Cadillac brand could go all-electric by the end of the decade, and it is facing some pushbacks from its dealerships. The automaker has now given them a generous ultimatum. AD With the announcement of the acceleration of its electrification plans last week, GM said that Cadillac could become an all-electric brand by 2030 — though management didn’t commit fully to the goal and said it would still depend on the market. For legacy automakers who depend on networks of third-par

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TOP  Source: Electrek

11-25-2020 Science&Technology
HOW OUR GALAXY WILL KILL OUR SOLAR SYSTEM IN A TRILLION YEARS, PLANET BY PLANET

Here's a fun question: How will the solar system die? OK, so maybe it's not so fun. But the science of it is at least interesting. Most of the time when you read articles about this topic, the answer you get is that the Sun will use up its nuclear fuel, turn into a red giant, engulf Mercury, Venus, and Earth, blow off its outer layers, and then turn into a white dwarf, cooling off for eternity until it turns black and freezes to nearly absolute zero. Mind you, this is all true, but that's not re

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TOP  Source: Syfy

11-25-2020 Science&Technology
Curiosity rover finds evidence of ancient megafloods on Mars

Previous images of large channels on Mars and giant wave-like features on its surface called “megaripples” indicate that the planet suffered from catastrophic floods in the past. Now, a team of scientists has used data gathered by the Curiosity rover to prove that megafloods swept across the Gale crater around 4 billion years ago. “We identified megafloods for the first time using detailed sedimentological data observed by the rover Curiosity,” said Alberto G. Fairén, co-author of the paper pub

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TOP  Source: Engadget

11-25-2020 Science&Technology
Google wants you to complete simple tasks for hard cash in its new app

If you’ve ever wanted to work for Google, now’s your best chance. The company has a new app called Task Mate that lets you earn money by completing tasks such as taking pictures of storefronts or recording short voice clips. At the moment, the app is live only for users in India. Plus, you’ll need an invitation code to sign up and start working on these tasks — it appears there aren’t many codes around yet. [Read: Here’s how to make your website more accessible] The firm already has an app calle

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TOP  Source: The Next Web

11-25-2020 Politics
White House has signed off on Joe Biden getting the President's Daily Brief

(CNN)Three weeks after the election, the White House has given formal approval for President-elect Joe Biden to receive the President's Daily Brief, a White House official told CNN Tuesday. Coordination on when Biden will receive his first briefing is currently underway, but the move is another step toward a transition of power that President Donald Trump held up for weeks after it was clear he lost the 2020 election. It follows a formal notice by the General Services Administration Monday night

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TOP  Source: CNN

11-25-2020 Health
COVID-19 vaccine will likely be rolled out by mid-December, CDC chief says

A federally-approved COVID-19 vaccine will likely be rolled out in mid-December, the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday. “The vaccine is going to probably be rolled out by the end of the second week in December,” Dr. Robert Redfield told Fox News’ “The Daily Briefing.” Redfield said the shot will be probably be distributed first to “nursing home residents and then healthcare workers [along] with some combination of individuals that are high risk for a poor outcom

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TOP  Source: New York Post

11-25-2020 General
This Bluetooth Attack Can Steal a Tesla Model X in Minutes

TESLA HAS ALWAYS prided itself on its so-called over-the-air updates, pushing out new code automatically to fix bugs and add features. But one security researcher has shown how vulnerabilities in the Tesla Model X's keyless entry system allow a different sort of update: A hacker could rewrite the firmware of a key fob via Bluetooth connection, lift an unlock code from the fob, and use it to steal a Model X in just a matter of minutes. Lennert Wouters, a security researcher at Belgian university

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TOP  Source: Wired

11-25-2020 Science&Technology
SPACEX IS ABOUT TO BREAK AN INCREDIBLE RECORD FOR ROCKET REUSABILITY

SPACEX IS ABOUT TO REACH a new milestone in the race to reuse rockets. On Sunday, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk revealed on Twitter the company is about to launch the same rocket for the seventh time. Want to learn more about SpaceX’s quest to reuse rockets? Check out Musk Reads+ for exclusive interviews, analysis, and more. The launch is expected to send up the 16th batch of 60 Starlink satellites. It will take place at Space Launch Complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, and is

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TOP  Source: Inverse

11-25-2020 Science&Technology
Apple M1 successor tipped to bring significant gains to the MacBook Pro 16-inch (2021)

Apple’s transition to custom ARM silicon began this month with the launch of the new MacBook Air. While still in its first iteration, the Apple M1 is already setting records in terms of performance and battery life. New leaks suggest that its successor will be way more powerful and not too far. Apple’s move to in-house chipsets was long coming, as it did not want to rely on Intel’s pace of innovation, along with a higher degree of control and optimization. Its iPhones and iPads have been doing t

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TOP  Source: Tech Radar

11-25-2020 Science&Technology
Google Assistant can finally schedule your smart lights

Google Assistant already works with Hue and other smart lights, but functionality has been limited to turning them on and off, using them with alarms and a few other features. Now, you can schedule lights and other electric devices to turn on and off at specific and even general times, as Android Police and Reddit users have noted. The feature works via Google’s “Scheduled Actions” feature. That allows you to say “Hey Google, turn on the lights at 7 AM,” for example. You can set times for the c

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TOP  Source: Engadget

11-25-2020 Politics
First on CNN: Key government agency acknowledges Biden's win and begins formal transition

(CNN)The General Services Administration has informed President-elect Joe Biden that the Trump administration is ready to begin the formal transition process, according to a letter from Administrator Emily Murphy sent Monday afternoon and obtained by CNN. The letter is the first step the administration has taken to acknowledge President Donald Trump's defeat, more than two weeks after Biden was declared the winner in the election. Murphy said she had not been pressured by the White House to del

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TOP  Source: CNN

11-25-2020 Health
Doctors say CDC should warn people the side effects from Covid vaccine shots won’t be ‘a walk ...

... in the park’ Public health officials and drugmakers must be transparent about the side effects people may experience after getting their first shot of a coronavirus vaccine, doctors urged during a meeting Monday with CDC advisors as states prepare to distribute doses as early as next month. Dr. Sandra Fryhofer of the American Medical Association noted that both Pfizer’s and Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccines require two doses at varying intervals. As a practicing physician, she said she worries wh

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TOP  Source: CNBC

11-25-2020 Science&Technology
Twitter Fleets Bug: Stories are Not Expiring After 24-Hour Limit—Social Media Finds Hard Time Fixing

Twitter is now facing new bugs that plague its latest social media feature, the Fleets Stories, which recently debuted earlier last week. The Twitter Fleets bugs allow people and followers to see and download expired stories or those that have exceeded the 24-hour limit, which is the primary function of the feature. The famous short word social media company, Twitter, faces the early development issues of its latest Fleets Stories feature that resembles popular Social Media features from Snapcha

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TOP  Source: Tech Times

11-25-2020 Security
Korean Retailer 'E-Land' Suffers Ransomware Attack—Almost Half of its Operations Face Shut Down!

A South Korean fashion and retail company, E-Land, faces a significant security threat and compromise after a ransomware attack plagues the company's corporate network. The ransomware attack led to shutting down of almost half of its entire operations in the South Korean peninsula, marking one of the country's most massive attacks. E-Land Group is one of the most famous companies in South Korea that specializes in retail and fashion apparel business . The E-Land Group is a massive South Korean e

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TOP  Source: Tech Times

11-24-2020 Science&Technology
China Moon Mission Will Try To Bring Back The First Lunar Rocks In Decades

China is planning to launch an uncrewed spacecraft to the moon on Tuesday, which will shovel up lunar rocks and soil and bring them back to Earth. If successful, it would be the first time any country has retrieved samples from the moon in more than 40 years. The mission, called Chang'e-5, is part of a series of complex trips to the moon by the China National Space Administration (CNSA). In January 2019, China landed a spacecraft on the far side of the moon — something that had never been done b

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TOP  Source: NPR

11-24-2020 Science&Technology
This week’s top stories: the new Google Pay, Android TV on Windows PCs, more

In this week’s top stories: Google Pay gets a massive overhaul and a new app, Android TV unofficially arrives in a way that’s perfect for older Windows PCs, Nvidia Shield TV gets an update, and more. The biggest story this week is that Google Pay has gotten a full revamp, which is actually an entirely separate app, based on the “Tez” version of Google Pay available in India. Teased on Tuesday and released on Wednesday, new Google Pay is a great deal more like PayPal and other payment apps, offer

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TOP  Source: 9to5google

11-24-2020 Health
China tests millions after coronavirus flareups in 3 cities

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities are testing millions of people, imposing lockdowns and shutting down schools after multiple locally transmitted coronavirus cases were discovered in three cities across the country last week. As temperatures drop, large-scale measures are being enacted in the cities of Tianjin, Shanghai and Manzhouli, despite the low number of new cases compared to the United States and other countries that are seeing new waves of infections. Many experts and government officia

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TOP  Source: Ap News

11-24-2020 Health
Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid vaccine shows an average 70% effectiveness in preventing the virus

LONDON — British pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca on Monday said an interim analysis of clinical trials showed its coronavirus vaccine has an average efficacy of 70% in protecting against the virus. It comes after a string of encouraging vaccine results in recent weeks, following late-stage trial readouts from Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna. Both Pfizer and Moderna reported preliminary results showing that their respective Covid vaccines were around 95% effective. It is hoped a Covid vaccine could

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TOP  Source: CNBC

11-24-2020 Science&Technology
Apple MacBook Pro 13” M1 Review- Why You Might Want To Pass

I’ve read the first batch of Apple MacBook Pro 13” M1 reviews from the Apple-chosen press and you’d be hard to find anything negative about the new laptop. At the worst, there were some complaints about the iOS app experience, but on the whole, early reviewers, chosen by Apple, described the new MacBook Pro 13’ essentially as God’s gift to the notebook wanting masses. Don’t get me wrong, there were some very positive things about the new laptop. The new M1 processor is impressive, but far from

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TOP  Source: Forbes

11-24-2020 Science&Technology
Google Is Testing End-to-End Encryption in Android Messages

GOOGLE HAS BEGUN rolling out end-to-end encryption for Rich Communication Service, the text-messaging standard the industry giant is pushing as an alternative to SMS. Abbreviated as RCS, Rich Communication Service provides a, well, richer user experience than the ancient SMS standard. Typing indicators, presence information, location sharing, longer messages, and better media support are key selling points. They lead to things like better-quality photos and videos, chat over Wi-Fi, knowing when

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TOP  Source: Wired

11-24-2020 Cars
One of Tesla’s most minor Model 3 updates proves Elon Musk’s long game—and how skeptics miss the poi

Back when the Model 3 was unveiled, Tesla immediately attracted a good amount of criticism over the vehicle’s design. Arguments against the all-electric sedan were many, with arguments being presented against its utilization of a single 15” center display and its hyper-minimalistic interior. The vehicle’s glovebox, which could only be opened through the touchscreen, also attracted its own fair share of eyebrows. ‘CRAZY’ AND ‘IMPRACTICAL’ IDEAS To a good number of car enthusiasts, the idea of a

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TOP  Source: Tesla Rati

11-24-2020 Politics
Judge's devastating question for team Trump

(CNN)President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani made a rare appearance as an advocate in a courtroom this week in a baseless and hopeless effort to invalidate Joe Biden's victory. Addressing the former New York City mayor, who was parroting Trump's lie about massive voter fraud, US District Court Judge Matthew Brann posed a devastating question at the hearing on Tuesday. "You're alleging that the two individual plaintiffs were denied the right to vote. But at bottom, you're asking this court

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TOP  Source: CNN

11-23-2020 Science&Technology
The Fastest Affordable Bike on the Market; Cyrusher Everest XF900

2020 has been a year the world did not imagine it would see. It has shown us surprising things, and amongst those surprises have been the sudden explosion in the production of e-bikes. Leading the race of e-bike explosion this year is Cyrusher. They have been making e-bikes since 2014, but their newest bike XF900 has taken up the market like a storm. It is a bike that can work on the city roads, in the jungles, and on the rough mountain terrains. The factor which makes this bike so popular is

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TOP  Source: Tech Times

11-23-2020 Science&Technology
Tesla Model S 85 VS Ford: Fremont Police Department Shares Results Regarding EV Pilot Program

Tesla has been making headlines once again as the Model 3 New York Yellow Cab has just recently been announced. While this was already big news for the company to finally be put in the list of vehicles qualified for the esteemed New York famous Yellow Cab, there could also be bigger news regarding the use of Tesla's EV. Electric vehicle 2020 uses According to an article by Clean Technica, the Fremont Police department actually conducted a testing for the Model S 85 back in March of 2019 that was

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TOP  Source: Tech Times

11-23-2020 Science&Technology
The latest teardown from iFixit shows how huge the iPhone 12 Pro Max camera is

The iPhone 12 Pro Max is Apple’s biggest iPhone ever, with a 6.7-inch display that boasts a camera system our reviewer called “one of the most confident smartphone cameras.” In its latest teardown, iFixit shows how big this impressive camera actually is compared to other iPhones. The primary wide-angle sensor “dwarfs the iPhone 12’s sensor,” iFixit says, coming in around 47 percent larger. But it has the same 12 MP resolution as the smaller model. The 12 Pro Max’s sensor-shift image stabilizat

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TOP  Source: The Verge

11-23-2020 Science&Technology
Google’s Phone app might be rebranded to ‘Google Call’ and get a new four-color icon

In recent weeks, Google has brought its Android dialer to non-Pixel devices and tweaked the Play Store listing. It now appears that an upcoming rebrand will give the Phone app a new logo and name: “Google Call.” A YouTube ad for the Phone by Google app — as it’s now officially referred to on the Play Store — emerged today. It features a link to download and highlights a “reliable caller ID” feature. The included screenshot — which exists today — does not show anything out of the ordinary. Howeve

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TOP  Source: 9to5google

11-23-2020 Science&Technology
Google accidentally reveals new icon and name for a key Android app

Over the last few weeks, Google has been making changes to the icons for its apps like Gmail, Calendar, Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides, Meet, and more. Google added more of the company's traditional colors (blue, red, yellow, and green) to the icons belonging to its apps. Now, an eagle-eyed Reddit user (via 9to5Mac) has spotted what seemingly will be the new icon and name of the app currently known as Phone by Google. The leaked icon and name were spotted in an ad found on YouTube. Based on the a

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TOP  Source: Phonearena

11-23-2020 Science&Technology
The Apple TV remote has yet another alternate option that includes buttons

Universal Electronics Inc. (UEI) has introduced its version of the notoriously unpopular Apple TV remote “specifically developed and designed” for cable, satellite, and MVPD (multichannel video program distributor) customers, the company announced. The remote uses Bluetooth low energy or infrared to connect with the box, has a microphone to speak commands to Siri, and its universal remote function allows control of TVs and audio devices from any brand or manufacturer. It has backlit keys, which

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TOP  Source: The Verge

11-23-2020 Science&Technology
Crew-rated SpaceX booster returns to Cape Canaveral with a lean

The Falcon 9 booster that launched four astronauts toward orbit last weekend arrived back on Florida’s Space Coast Thursday aboard a SpaceX drone ship, sailing into Port Canaveral with a lean but otherwise in seemingly good shape after it apparently slid across the ship’s deck in high winds and rough seas. Assuming post-flight inspections reveal no major issues, SpaceX aims to reuse the booster to launch the next Crew Dragon mission tentatively scheduled to take off March 30. It will mark the fi

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TOP  Source: Space Flight Now

11-23-2020 Environment
Deep Frozen Arctic Microbes Are Waking Up

In August 2019, Iceland held a funeral for the Okjökull Glacier, the first Icelandic glacier lost to climate change. The community commemorated the event with a plaque in recognition of this irreversible change and the grave impacts it represents. Globally, glacier melt rates have nearly doubled in the last five years, with an average loss of 832 mmw.e. (millimeters water equivalent) in 2015, increasing to 1,243 mmw.e. in 2020 (WGMS). This high rate of loss decreases glacial stores of freshwater

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TOP  Source: Scientific American

11-20-2020 Science&Technology
Wisconsin's Voter Database Leaks to Cybercrime Website, RaidForums...

...Sensitive Information Sold for $25,000! The voter database of Wisconsin's state is now being leaked to a notorious cybercriminal website called "RaidForums" that exposes massive sensitive information of American citizens allegedly bought online. The massive voter data leak came from a malicious website which claims that it purchased the data for a sum of $25,000. The midwestern state of Wisconsin is seeing a massive voter database leak during the aftermath of the 2020 US National Elections th

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TOP  Source: Tech Times

11-16-2020 Society
Washington, DC, rally brings together Trump voters and far-right leaders

Washington, DC (CNN)Thousands of President Donald Trump's supporters of all stripes, including right-wing and far-right groups, rallied in Washington, DC, on Saturday to protest the election results. Smaller groups of counter demonstrators gathered downtown and near the Supreme Court in support of President-elect Joe Biden's electoral victory -- which the President has falsely described as fraudulent. Anti-Trump protesters clashed with law enforcement Saturday evening in downtown DC as they trie

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TOP   Source: CNN

11-16-2020 Games
Warning: It may be a good idea not to use the PS5 rest mode for the moment

With the PlayStation 5 now officially out in North America and other territories gamers have been getting their hands on the new console and unfortunately there seems to be a an issue with the PlayStation 5 rest mode. The mode allows you to put the console to sleep and instantly pick up where you left off, the same as it does on the PS4. Insomniac have confirmed that there is definitely an issue if you put the PS5 in to rest mode when playing Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales and the remastered

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TOP   Source: The Sixthaxis

11-16-2020 Science&Technology
Here’s everything Apple didn’t announce at its November Mac event

Apple launched its first Apple Silicon M1-powered Macs at its November “One more thing” event. The new MacBooks and Mac mini look quite impressive and the major macOS Big Sur update also debuted this week. However, there are a number of compelling Apple products still in the wings. Here’s everything Apple didn’t announce at its November Apple Silicon Mac event. The “One more thing” thing event was Apple’s third since September. And after a number of anticipated accessories and other products di

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TOP   Source: 9to5Mac

11-14-2020 Health
Pfizer’s announcement shows the promise of gene-based vaccines

Pfizer and BioNTech announced this week that their vaccine was 90 percent effective at preventing symptomatic COVID-19 in clinical trials. The data is still preliminary and hasn’t been examined by independent researchers, but it’s good news for both this specific vaccine and for the other coronavirus vaccines in the pipeline — especially the ones that are based on the same genetic technology. “It’s extremely encouraging, in my view, not only for the Pfizer vaccine, but broadly speaking for the p

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TOP   Source: The Verge

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7 The Wall Street Journal / United States 8 USA Today / United States 9 The Times of India / India
10 The Independent / United Kingdom 11 Los Angeles Times / United States 12 El País / Spain
13 Financial Times / United Kingdom 14 The People's Daily / China 15 United Daily News / China
16 The Economic Daily / China 17 Le Monde / France 18 Daily Mirror / United Kingdom
19 El Mundo / Spain 20 Daily News / United States 21 La Repubblica / Italy
22 Bild / Germany 23 Le Figaro / France 24 The Sydney Morning Herald / Australia
25 Houston Chronicle / United States 26 Hürriyet / Turkey 27 Chicago Tribune / United States
28 The Examiner / United States 29 New York Post / United States 30 Asahi Shimbun / Japan
31 Corriere della Sera / Italy 32 The Economic Times / India 33 Milliyet Gazetesi / Turkey
34 Marca / Spain 35 Liberty Times / Taiwan 36 Die Welt / Germany
37 The Globe and Mail / Canada 38 Nihon Keizai Shimbun / Japan 39 The Hollywood Reporter / United States
40 Sabah / Turkey 41 The Christian Science Monitor / United States 42 Daily Express / United Kingdom
43 Kompas / Indonesia 44 The Indian Express / India 45 Yomiuri Shimbun / Japan
46 Gazeta Wyborcza / Poland 47 The Hindu / India 48 The Toronto Star / Canada
49 The Sun / United Kingdom 50 The Age / Australia 51 The Boston Globe / United States
52 Philippine Daily Inquirer / Philippines 53 Süddeutsche Zeitung / Germany 54 The Washington Times / United States
55 Clarín / Argentina 56 Chosun Ilbo / Japan 57 Die Zeit / Germany
58 The Onion / United States 59 Metro / United Kingdom 60 ABC / Spain
61 The Seattle Times / United States 62 The Times / United Kingdom 63 La Gazzetta dello Sport / Italy
64 Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung / Germany 65 The Hill / United States 66 Dainik Bhaskar / India
67 The Philadelphia Inquirer / United States 68 The Oregonian / United States 69 The Dong-a Ilbo / Korea
70 La Nación / Argentina 71 The Hindustan Times / India 72 San Jose Mercury News / United States
73 The Dallas Morning News / United States 74 AS / Spain 75 The Australian / Australia
76 Star Tribune / United States 77 Qingdao News / China 78 The Jerusalem Post / Israel
79 The Plain Dealer / United States 80 L'Equipe / France 81 Komsomolskaya Pravda / Russia
82 The Denver Post / United States 83 Mladá fronta Dnes / Czech Republic 84 Libération / France
85 O Globo / Brazil 86 Aftonbladet / Sweden 87 The Japan Times / Japan
88 Business Standard / India 89 Le Nouvel Observateur / France 90 Kommersant / Russia
91 Le Parisien / France 92 The New Zealand Herald / New Zealand 93 Detroit Free Press / United States
94 Newsday / United States 95 The Baltimore Sun / United States 96 National Post / Canada
97 Il Sole 24 Ore / Italy 98 The Miami Herald / United States 99 The Atlanta Journal-Constitution / United States
100 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette / United States 101 The Irish Independent / Ireland 102 South China Morning Post / Hong Kong SAR
103 The Irish Times / Ireland 104 The Star Online / Malaysia 105 De Telegraaf / Netherlands
106 Dawn / Pakistan 107 Der Standaard / Austria 108 The Sacramento Bee / United States
109 20 Minutos / Spain 110 Mainichi Shimbun / Japan 111 Rossiyskaya Gazeta / Russia
112 Apple Daily / Taiwan 113 DNA - Daily News & Analysis / India 114 La Stampa / Italy
115 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel / United States 116 20 Minutes / France 117 La Vanguardia / Spain
118 Evening Standard / United Kingdom 119 China Times / Taiwan 120 The Straits Times / Singapore
121 Orlando Sentinel / United States 122 Der Tagesspiegel / Germany 123 South Florida Sun-Sentinel / United States
124 Verdens Gang / Norway 125 Argumenti i Fakti / Russia 126 Boston Herald / United States
127 Infobae / Argentina 128 Dagbladet / Norway 129 Independent Online / South Africa
130 The New York Observer / United States 131 Yeni Safak / Turkey 132 Seattle Post-Intelligencer / United States
133 The Kansas City Star / United States 134 Al-Ahram / Egypt 135 The Scotsman / United Kingdom
136 Nikkan Sports / Japan 137 Deseret News / United States 138 Herald Sun / Australia
139 The Vancouver Sun / Canada 140 Yang Cheng Wan Bao / China 141 Les Échos / France
142 Gulf News / United Arab Emirates 143 Yedioth Aharonot / Israel 144 Sports Nippon / Japan
145 The Orange County Register / United States 146 Expressen / Sweden 147 St. Louis Post-Dispatch / United States
148 Pravda.ru / Russia 149 Handelsblatt / Germany 150 The Daily Telegraph / Australia
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