Lidar is dull on iPads, but could go beyond AR on the iPhone 12 Pro

While many of Apple’s investments in innovative technologies pay off, some just don’t: Think back to the “tremendous amount” of money and engineering time it spent on force-sensitive screens, which are now in the process of disappearing from Apple Watches and iPhones, or its work on Siri, which still feels like it’s in beta nine years after […]

Tel Aviv: Drone filmed dropping suspected cannabis over city

A quadcopter has been recorded releasing a payload of little bags, which Israeli police suspect contained “a dangerous drug”, over Tel Aviv. It followed activists who seek to legalise the drug in Israel promising free cannabis from the air on social media. While medical use of cannabis is permitted in the country, recreational use remains […]

The RetroBeat: Leave Super Mario Sunshine alone, ya goombas

Earlier this week, Nintendo finally announced Super Mario 3D All-Stars for Switch, a compilation with Super Mario 64, Super Mario Sunshine, and Super Mario Galaxy. But while 64 and Galaxy are often the subject of universal praise, Sunshine can be a bit more divisive. So I’m here to defend it. Why does Super Mario Sunshine […]

Indian firm, Bollywood's Akshay Kumar to launch tactical mobile game after PUBG ban

By Sankalp Phartiyal NEW DELHI (Reuters) – An Indian firm is set to launch a battle royale mobile videogame in partnership with Bollywood star Akshay Kumar, capitalizing on the void left by a ban on Chinese tech firm Tencent’s popular PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG). nCore Games, based in the southern Indian tech hub of Bengaluru, will […]

In defense of California | MIT Technology Review

About a year after graduating from college, I packed my possessions into a rental van I’d split with a near stranger and departed my home state of Ohio. We steered onto I-70 West, bound for San Francisco. At the time, I was less drawn to California in any specific way than determined to escape a […]

How Piyush’s remarkable efforts ignited a larger impact of giving back

At McAfee, we support team members who are passionate about giving back. You are encouraged and empowered to make a substantial impact in improving our community and volunteering to help others.  Piyush, a Software architect in our Bangalore office, is a team member particularly passionate about his community and has dedicated countless hours volunteering at the Sheila Kothavala Institute for the Deaf (SKID).   Two years ago, his impact was multiplied when he shared his volunteer story during McAfee’s Social Initiative Contest (SIC), a […]

ProBeat: Hey Elon Musk, how do I get this Neuralink out of my skull?

Elon Musk-backed Neuralink shared a progress update late last week on its brain-computer interface. The implantable hardware platform was shown working in a pig named Gertrude. When Gertrude touched an object with her snout, neurons captured by Neuralink’s technology (which had been embedded in Gertrude’s brain two months prior) fired in a visualization on a […]

Apple delays new anti-tracking privacy measures

Apple has delayed the implementation of new privacy measures designed to stop apps and websites tracking people online without their consent. The changes also mean app will have to ask a user’s permission to access the ad-tracking ID on an iPhone or iPad. The measures were due to arrive in the latest iOS 14 update […]

DevOps Enterprise Summit Las Vegas Virtual releases agenda

IT Revolution, the industry leader for advancing DevOps, today announced the full conference agenda for DevOps Enterprise Summit Las Vegas Virtual 2020. The programming promises to deliver technology and business leaders a uniquely engaging and interactive experience unlike any other virtual conference.  Taking place October 13-15, 2020, DevOps Enterprise Summit Las Vegas is three days […]