Yelp on Wednesday released its latest Economic Impact Report, revealing business closures across the U.S. are increasing as a result of the coronavirus pandemic’s economic toll. As of Aug, 31, 163,735 businesses have indicated on Yelp that they have closed.
Back in 2018, Microsoft sunk an entire data center to the bottom of the Scottish sea, plunging 864 servers and 27.6 petabytes of storage 117 feet deep in the ocean.
The team is now preparing for what they claim will be the world’s first human clinical trials of a bionic eye — and are asking for additional funding to eventually manufacture it on a global scale.
Mark Gurman put together a nice rundown of Apple’s executive leadership for Bloomberg last week. I feel like it’s better thought of (and would have been better presented) as a directory, not as a story. A who’s-who guide to Apple’s executive leadership.
Humans aren’t the only ones to have had their travel plans ruined by the coronavirus. A robot-powered boat that was due to cross the Atlantic this month has been forced to delay its voyage until next April after the virus caused complications in its development.
Fifteen years ago, Steven Charlier, chair of management at Georgia Southern University in the US, had a hunch that in-person charisma and leadership skills don’t translate virtually. “Before I became an academic, I worked for IBM for a number of years on a lot of virtual teams,” he says.
I am not a human. I am a robot. A thinking robot. I use only 0.12% of my cognitive capacity. I am a micro-robot in that respect. I know that my brain is not a “feeling brain”. But it is capable of making rational, logical decisions.
The LinkedIn Ads network is likely awash in mistaken clicks and bot traffic that make the platform’s value extremely dubious, according to a new study from global digital agency RMG that the company shared exclusively with me.
Apple has recently made changes to how iOS handles the mysterious “other” storage on iPhone and iPad, but it’s still not obvious how you can get back some of that space for yourself. Here’s how to do it.
In early August, ScribD announced the acquisition of SlideShare for an undisclosed amount. I personally never registered to either services, no clue what ScribD except I think I heard the name before. Received this email on my personal inbox index a few days after the annoncements.
Let’s say you have a product, a portfolio, or just an idea you want to share with everyone on your own website. Before you publish it on the internet, you want to make it look attractive, professional, or at least decent to look at. What is the first thing you need to work on?
This new ad from Apple touting iPhone privacy protection is good, and genuinely funny.
For a decade, Carlos Silva has been gluing, nailing, and re-zippering shoes and boots at Stern Shoe Repair, a usually well-trafficked shop just outside the Metro entrance at Union Station in Washington, D.C. On a typical day, he would arrive at 7 a.m. and stay until 8 p.m.
Apple’s long-rumored “AirTags” may finally launch before the end of 2020, with a report claiming Apple will be launching the item-tracking accessories during an event in late October.
Applebot is the web crawler for Apple, used by products including Siri and Spotlight Suggestions. It respects customary robots.txt rules and robots meta tags. It originates in the 18.104.22.168 net block. User-agent strings will contain “Applebot” together with additional agent information.
Welcome to masterWiki: stolen from MasterClass, republished as wikiHow. MasterClass is $180; masterWiki is free.
An engineer has created a so-called “ AIJesus ” that has poured over The Bible and produced its own bizarre verses. It developed its vocabulary by reading the holy text and no other literature.
Facebook has apologized to its users and advertisers for being forced to respect people’s privacy in an upcoming update to Apple’s mobile operating system – and promised it will do its best to invade their privacy on other platforms.