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Updated COVID-19 exposure notification API may reduce false positives, increase overall alerts

The API will get better at estimating distance between devices, allowing for more accurate exposure alerts Apple and Google plan to update their joint exposure notification project — which forms the backbone of several COVID-19 exposure alert apps like Canada’s own COVID Alert — with more sophisticated risk assessment capabilities. In short, the changes should…

Clemon QB Trevor Lawrence tests positive for Covid, forced to sidelines

Clemson University quarterback Trevor Lawrence has tested positive for Covid-19 and is dealing with "mild symptoms," the school announced Thursday. Lawrence, college football's best-known player and the potential No. 1 pick in the next NFL draft, is in isolation and will miss the Tigers' game Saturday against Boston College, Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said. "Trevor…

Hundreds Of Absentee Ballots In Detroit, Pennsylvania Missing, Not Delivered By Postal Service

Topline Approximately 500 mail-in ballots in Detroit were never delivered to voters, according to the U.S. Postal Service and Detroit’s city clerk, and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports “potentially thousands” of ballots in Butler County, Pennsylvania, haven’t been delivered, exacerbating fears about mail-in voting in key battleground states. A supporter holds his sealed voting ballot as…

Pixel 4a 5G Review: Everything you need, nothing you don’t

I’m convinced that Google’s Pixel strategy this year was the right move for the company despite all the drawbacks that it brought to the smartphone line. Coming off Apple’s iPhone 12 event, where it launched four new premium devices, I find myself wondering why. Yes, it’s an apples-to-oranges comparison, but I don’t think the iPhone…

White House Lists ‘Ending’ Covid-19 Pandemic As Trump Accomplishment

Topline The White House science office lists "ending the Covid-19 pandemic" as one of the top accomplishments of the Trump administration's first term despite the fact that new coronavirus cases are rising precipitously throughout the country, resulting in many hospitals nationwide approaching maximum capacity. President Donald Trump walks on the south lawn of the White…

Ubisoft Toronto’s Watch Dogs: Legion is a triumph of innovative game design

Playing as multiple characters in a video game is hardly a novel concept, especially in party-based role-playing games. In fact, you could even argue that letting you assume the roles of many different characters is one of the most unique and appealing aspects of the medium. But what about a game where you can play…

Commvault launches Metallic backup service in Europe

viperagp - stock.adobe.com Backup giant adds backup as a service, with cloud-to-cloud backup and e-discovery functionality that can work across on-site datacentres and the AWS and Azure clouds By Antony Adshead, Storage Editor Published: 28 Oct 2020 0:01 Commvault has launched its Metallic cloud backup-as-a-service product in several European countries and in Israel. Metallic comes…

Leviton Decora Smart Zigbee dimmer (model DG6HD) review: An in-wall switch with an understated design

Premium pricing makes this dimmer a bit of a tough sell. Leviton Today's Best Tech Deals Picked by TechHive's Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect's Editors Leviton Decora Smart Zigbee dimmer (model DG6HD) Leviton’s new in-wall dimmer is Zigbee 3.0 certified, but judging from the aesthetics you wouldn’t know it was new,…

Scientists show how link sneak peeks in apps can expose information from users

Almost all popular messaging apps offer link previews, which let users know the content of a URL in advance. However, security researchers Talal Haj Bakry and Tommy Mysk have discovered that these link previews can expose user data in both iOS and Android apps. When you send any link through a messaging app like Messenger,…

Lincoln Task Counters At Ivanka, Jared Over Times Square Signboard Legal Hazard

Topline The Lincoln Project, the coalition of anti-Donald Trump Republicans working against his reelection in November, has slammed Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner’s legal threats as “scare tactics” and called the pair inept and incompetent, the latest barb in a battle over billboards the group put up in Time Square that attacked the couple for…

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New Foreign Trade Policy 2021-2026 to be rolled out from April, says Govt

Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry on Tuesday said that India''s new Foreign Trade Policy 2021-2026, under formulation, will come into effect from April 1, 2021 Topics Foreign trade policy | India | indian government ANI  |  General News  Last Updated at January 13, 2021 09:15 IST Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry on Tuesday said that India''s new…

LG’s 2021 TV lineup is promising, but includes bizarre software features

It seems like the company is running out of picture enhancement ideas LG has expanded its OLED lineup, added mini-LED sets and more in 2021, delivering one of the most robust television selections available. Beyond just releasing better hardware, the company is also revamping its smart TV software with a new look and cool new…

Top 5 Things to Watch in Markets in the Week Ahead

© Reuters By Noreen Burke Investing.com -- Politics will continue to dominate the headlines in the week ahead amid calls for President Donald Trump’s removal from office after he encouraged a mob of his supporters to storm the U.S. Capitol. But investors will likely be focusing more on the prospects for a bigger stimulus package…

Amazon suspends hosting for Parler

Amazon will suspend social media site Parler from its server hosting service on Sunday over violent content that has also prompted Google Play and Apple to remove the platform from its app stores. Parler, the “Twitter for conservatives,” was used by supporters of President Donald Trump to express hatred and threaten violence that culminated in…