Read the privacy policy: police can easily get your data from third parties
If you’ve ever read a privacy policy, you may have noticed a section that says something about how your data will be shared with law enforcement, which means if the police demand it and have the necessary paperwork, they’ll likely get it. But maybe, like most American adults, you... Read more
Google Pixel 6 rumors: The latest release date, price and Whitechapel chip buzz
Pixel 6 renders based on leaked photos of Google’s next flagship phone. Jon Prosser The Google Pixel 6 could be on its way in October, and with it the possibility of the company’s own in-house chip. During Alphabet’s earnings call Tuesday, CEO Sundar Pichai noted that Google would show... Read more
Ted Lasso, the Olympics, and Talking About Mental Health
The Monitor is a weekly column devoted to everything happening in the WIRED world of culture, from movies to memes, TV to Twitter. Throughout TV history, there has been one go-to image of a therapist: a smartly dressed person in a well-appointed office, possibly holding a notepad, asking far... Read more
ManageEngine: 8 out of 10 IT experts reported an increase in cloud use during pandemic
All the sessions from Transform 2021 are available on-demand now. Watch now. Eight out of ten IT professionals reported that their company’s usage of cloud technology increased during the pandemic, according to a new global research survey by ManageEngine. The survey focused on trends related to artificial intelligence (AI),... Read more
Actor Bob Odenkirk says he had a heart attack, but will ‘be back soon’
Bob Odenkirk as Saul Goodman in acclaimed Breaking Bad spinoff Better Call Saul. AMC Better Call Saul and Breaking Bad star Bob Odenkirk on Friday publicly thanked family, friends and fans for their support following his collapse on set this week.  “Thank you. To my family and friends who... Read more
3D Imaging Shows How Shark Guts Work Like a Tesla Valve
In 1920, Serbian-born inventor Nikola Tesla designed and patented what he called a “valvular conduit”: a pipe whose internal design ensures that fluid will flow in one preferred direction, with no need for moving parts, making it ideal for microfluidics applications, among other uses. According to a recent paper published... Read more
Horizon: Forbidden West delay, PlayStation State of Play, and more | GB Decides 207
All the sessions from Transform 2021 are available on-demand now. Watch now. Horizon: Forbidden West isn’t coming out this year. That’s according to a GamesBeat source and corroborated by a source for Bloomberg’s Jason Schreier. What does this mean for Sony’s holiday release slate? Well, PlayStation probably isn’t worried,... Read more
Russia blames software failure for ‘unexpected’ ISS module thruster firing
The Russian-built Nauka module approached the ISS for docking. Oleg Novitskiy/Roscosmos First, the good news. The Russian-built Nauka laboratory successfully docked with the International Space Station on Thursday morning. Now, the not-so-good news: Nauka “inadvertently and unexpectedly” fired its thrusters after docking, causing the ISS to lose attitude control... Read more
The World Is Suffering from Champlain Towers South Syndrome
Plus: Round one with Mark Zuckerberg, the appointment of Lina Khan, and a new type of weather nightmare. Source link Read more
The RetroBeat: Blizzard’s legacy grows cold
All the sessions from Transform 2021 are available on-demand now. Watch now. The past couple of weeks have been intense for the industry. The stories coming out of Activision Blizzard and other studios are awful. Above anything else, I hope these companies are able to change so that all... Read more