Day: July 13, 2021

  • Bloomberg: Apple asks suppliers to build 90 million ‘iPhone 13’ units by the end of 2021

    Bloomberg: Apple asks suppliers to build 90 million ‘iPhone 13’ units by the end of 2021

    Almost two months ahead of the announcement, Apple is asking its suppliers to speed up production of the next-generation iPhone. The company expects to ship 90 million units of the so-called “iPhone 13” by the end of this year, according to a new report from Bloomberg. more… The post Bloomberg: Apple asks suppliers to build […]

  • SolarWinds 0-day gave Chinese hackers privileged access to customer servers

    SolarWinds 0-day gave Chinese hackers privileged access to customer servers

    Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Microsoft said on Tuesday that hackers operating in China exploited a zero-day vulnerability in a SolarWinds product. According to Microsoft, the hackers were, in all likelihood, targeting software companies and the US Defense industry. SolarWinds disclosed the zero-day on Monday, after receiving notification from Microsoft that it had discovered that a […]

  • Apple Music offering up to four months free for US military and veterans

    Apple Music offering up to four months free for US military and veterans

    Even though the Fourth of July celebrations have already passed, there are still some related offers available out there. This time, Apple is offering up to four free months of Apple Music subscription to US military and veterans who have never subscribed to the service before. more… The post Apple Music offering up to four […]

  • Facebook Groups can now have ‘Group Experts’ members

    Facebook Groups can now have ‘Group Experts’ members

    Facebook on Tuesday announced a new feature that will enhance the experience for group users. Facebook group owners will be able to designate members as “Group Experts,” who will have a badge to indicate high expertise in the group’s topic. more… The post Facebook Groups can now have ‘Group Experts’ members appeared first on 9to5Mac.

  • Google is capping Meet’s formerly unlimited group video calls to an hour for free accounts

    Google is capping Meet’s formerly unlimited group video calls to an hour for free accounts

    Image: Google Google has brought an end to its effectively “unlimited” group video calls in Meet for free Gmail accounts, according to support pages spotted by 9to5Google. Now users with free accounts logging on to Meet will have group calls capped at an hour rather than the previous 24-hour meeting duration. Google’s unlimited group meeting […]

  • Space startup Momentus charged by SEC with misleading investors

    Space startup Momentus charged by SEC with misleading investors

    Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images The Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday charged embattled space infrastructure startup Momentus Space and its founder, Mikhail Kokorich, with allegedly misleading investors about its propulsion technology and downplaying regulators’ national security concerns associated with Kokorich, who is Russian. The SEC also charged the company, Stable Road Acquisition […]

  • iPhone 12 reverse wireless charging can power up Apple’s new MagSafe battery pack

    iPhone 12 reverse wireless charging can power up Apple’s new MagSafe battery pack

    Photo: Apple Apple surprised us Tuesday by simply putting its latest iPhone accessory on sale. The $99 MagSafe Battery Pack isn’t the first power cell we’ve seen that uses Apple’s new magnetic system to connect with the iPhone 12 family (Anker offers a 5,000mAh pack with slower 5W charging for $45.99), but it is the […]

  • DOD IG Omitted Evidence of Alleged Corruption in JEDI Program, Documents Show

    DOD IG Omitted Evidence of Alleged Corruption in JEDI Program, Documents Show

    The Pentagon’s Office of Inspector General denied the public a complete view of alleged corruption in the notorious Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure, or JEDI, program when it left gaping holes in an audit released last year. The investigator cleared many senior defense officials of favoring Amazon for the program’s $10 billion cloud services contract and […]

  • Museum obtains rare demo of id Software’s Super Mario Bros. 3 PC port

    Museum obtains rare demo of id Software’s Super Mario Bros. 3 PC port

    Two logos you do not expect to see together… [credit: Andrew Borman / Strong Museum of Play ] The Strong National Museum of Play has obtained a rare demo of Super Mario Bros. 3 that a pre-Doom id Software coded for MS-DOS PCs back in 1990. The acquisition will ensure that the historical curiosity will […]

  • Facebook groups can now designate Group Experts

    Facebook groups can now designate Group Experts

    Image: Facebook Facebook is introducing a new feature called “Group Experts” today, which will allow admins to designate which members are highly knowledgeable about the group’s topic. Beyond the bragging rights, Group Experts will have a badge next to their name emblazoned with the proof of their elevated status. This badge will show up on […]

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