Month: June 2022

The iPhone's Next Breakthrough Features May Depend on These Technologies

The iPhone’s Next Breakthrough Features May Depend on These Technologies

For Lucy Edwards, a blind, UK-based journalist and broadcaster, maintaining a social distance in public during the height of the pandemic was challenging. That’s why she tried People Detection, a feature within the iPhone’s Magnifier app that uses the iPhone 12 Pro‘s and 13 Pro‘s lidar sensor to detect when others are nearby.  “I’m going to have …

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Open source body quits GitHub, urges you to do the same

Open source body quits GitHub, urges you to do the same

The Software Freedom Conservancy (SFC), a non-profit focused on free and open source software (FOSS), said it has stopped using Microsoft’s GitHub for project hosting – and is urging other software developers to do the same. In a blog post on Thursday, Denver Gingerich, SFC FOSS license compliance engineer, and Bradley M. Kuhn, SFC policy …

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Trouble Coffee, Which Helped Launch the Artisan Toast Craze, Has Closed After 15 Years In the Outer Sunset

Trouble Coffee, Which Helped Launch the Artisan Toast Craze, Has Closed After 15 Years In the Outer Sunset

A beloved and eccentric business out in the Avenues has called it quits after 15 years, and we should all take a moment to mourn it. Trouble Coffee, a unique coffeeshop that served as a path to mental and financial stability for its owner, Giulietta Carrelli, and meanwhile became touchstone business for one of San …

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Uber releases safety data: 998 sexual assault incidents including 141 rape reports in 2020

Uber releases safety data: 998 sexual assault incidents including 141 rape reports in 2020

The 78-page report, which covers 2019 and 2020, is the second-ever Uber has released regarding safety incidents following a CNN investigation into sexual assault and abuse on the ride-hailing platform four years ago. In its latest report, Uber said it received 3,824 reports of the five most severe categories of sexual assault, which range from …

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Sticking With Windows 10? Change These Default Settings

Sticking With Windows 10? Change These Default Settings

Microsoft launched Windows 11, its latest operating system, last October. The OS reached broad deployment earlier this year after a staggered rollout spanning half a year, meaning it’s now ready for all compatible computers. (Here’s how to download it if you’re ready.) However, the system requirements for Windows 11 mean that older computers may need to continue running …

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S&P 500 ends brutal first half '22 with largest percentage loss since 1970

S&P 500 ends brutal first half ’22 with largest percentage loss since 1970

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., June 27, 2022. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, June 30 (Reuters) – Steep losses in stocks and bonds, dizzying market swings and a Federal Reserve intent on curbing the …

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Lawyer for Ben & Jerry's Israel distributor says other corporations should 'take note' of Unilever decision

Lawyer for Ben & Jerry’s Israel distributor says other corporations should ‘take note’ of Unilever decision

Check out what’s clicking on FoxBusiness.com. A lawyer for Ben & Jerry’s Israel distributor, American Quality Products Ltd., said that other corporations should “take note” of Unilever’s decision to allow the company to continue distributing ice cream within the country, saying it should be a warning to other companies not to engage in the Boycott, …

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Delta pilots picket airports as flights are canceled ahead of July 4 weekend

Delta pilots picket airports as flights are canceled ahead of July 4 weekend

Delta Airlines pilots picketed outside airports across the country on Thursday as hundreds of flights were delayed and canceled ahead of the Fourth of July weekend. The off-duty pilots protested for higher wages and more time off as a crushing demand for air travel threatened to muddle up holiday plans. Passengers were faced with 3,165 …

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Man turns down $10,000 to give up airplane seat

Man turns down $10,000 to give up airplane seat

CASCADE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Ten thousand dollars to miss an airline flight? That’s what some passengers flying Delta Airlines out of the Gerald R. Ford International Airport say they were offered earlier this week. “I think the airlines are doing everything they can to make it a good experience. But $10,000 is a lot,” …

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FTX Nixes Potential Down Venture Raise, Embarks On Hiring Push

FTX Nixes Potential Down Venture Raise, Embarks On Hiring Push

The move comes as founder Sam Bankman-Fried has set in motion an unprecedented buying spree of beleaguered crypto companies The hiring push, sources said, is intended largely to meet the demands of overseeing FTX’s new portfolio companies and managing future acquisitions Behind closed doors, the upper-echelon of executives at cryptocurrency exchange FTX in recent weeks …

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