Technology

Steve May 26, 2022

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Steve May 26, 2022

Twitter shareholders have filed a lawsuit accusing Elon Musk of engaged in “unlawful conduct” aimed at sowing doubt about his bid to buy the social media company. The lawsuit filed late Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California claims the billionaire Tesla CEO has sought to drive down Twitter’s stock […]

Steve May 26, 2022

If you are a fan of pirating TV shows and movies, you have undoubtedly used Plex over the years. If you aren’t familiar, the service uses a server/client concept, where you store your media on one machine and then steam it to another device. While Plex technically can be used for legally-obtained media, I predict […]

Steve May 26, 2022

I think most of us can agree that the Firefox Snap included in Ubuntu 22.04 LTS doesn’t start up nearly as fast as it could (or arguably should). Now, Canonical wants us to know that — and it wants us know that it’s doing something to fix it. Canonical’s Oliver Smith runs through the current […]

Steve May 26, 2022

Twitter has officially entered the post-Dorsey age: its founder and two-time CEO’s board term expired Wednesday, marking the first time the social media company hasn’t had him around in some capacity. Jack Dorsey announced his resignation as Twitter chief exec in November 2021, and passed the baton to Parag Agrawal while remaining on the board. […]

Steve May 26, 2022

You’ve probably been amassing accessories to build up your gaming experience for some time. Now is the time to get that curved monitor you’ve been considering. You can get an LG Curved UltraWide Monitor for more than $100 off and enjoy a three-sided virtually borderless display with adjustable tilt and height. The 34″ monitor has […]

Steve May 26, 2022

For those who are familiar with the Unix system, you will also be familiar with the cron application that allows you to schedule and automate tasks to run on their own. We even have tutorials that show you how to get started with cron and crontabs. However, cron is not perfect, as it requires your […]

Steve May 26, 2022

GM is planning to use software from battery testing specialist NI to reach its Vision Zero goals: zero crashes, zero emissions and zero congestion. At the opening keynote of the NI Connect 2022 conference in Austin, GM Director of Battery Cell Engineering Steve Tarnowsky talked about how the company is planning to reach the goals, […]

Steve May 26, 2022

Nuvve Holding (Nasdaq: NVVE) and Power Electronics, a manufacturer of solar inverters for utility-scale photovoltaic plants, have agreed to integrate Nuvve’s GIVe vehicle-to-grid (V2G) platform with Power Electronics’ charging station technology. Nuvve says its cloud-based software will allow Power Electronics to go beyond bidirectional charging by enabling EVs to provide capacity and services that help […]

Steve May 26, 2022

Apple’s big Worldwide Developers Conference is coming up in less than two weeks. While it’s uncertain there’ll be new hardware , there will be previews of upcoming versions of macOS, iOS, iPadOS and more. This week Macworld Executive Editor Michael Simon and Computerworld Executive Editor Ken Mingis look at what kinds of software announcements may […]

Steve May 26, 2022

Microsoft is pulling back on hiring quotas for its Windows, Office and Teams chat and conferencing software groups. The company is apparently readjusting staffing needs in reaction to a global economy that’s been buffeted by rising prices, supply chain problems, and spillover effects from war in Ukraine. The move was first reported by Bloomberg. “As […]

Steve May 26, 2022

MADRID (AP) — The Spanish government will tighten judicial control over the country’s intelligence agency, Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez said Thursday, weeks after the agency admitted it had spied on several pro-independence supporters in the region of Catalonia with judicial authorization. The country’s National Intelligence Center, or CNI, has been under fire since April, after […]

Steve May 26, 2022

Here are the highest paid male and female CEOs in the S&P 500 index for 2021, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm. The AP’s compensation study covered 340 executives at S&P 500 companies who have served at least two full consecutive fiscal years at their respective companies, which filed […]