Shuffling the deckThe outer planets won't enjoy the increased radiation output from the sun, either. The rings of Saturn are made of almost pure water ice, and the future sun will simply be too hot for them to survive. The same goes for the ice-locked worlds orbiting those giants. Europa, Enceladus, and all the rest will lose their icy shells. … [Read more...] about Will our solar system survive the death of our sun?
The big picture: The European Commission has made it very clear that it wants to lay down new rules for tech companies on data governance, artificial intelligence, liability for data breaches, and a level playing field for competing services. Echoing the concerns of regulators across the ocean, Brussels plans to craft stricter regulation that targets companies that may have become "too big to care" about antitrust issues. Failing that, they may be required to spin off parts of their business. According to a report from the Financial Times, European regulators are compiling a "hit list" of up to 20 tech companies that will face tougher regulation intended to dilute some of their market power. … [Read more...] about EU is drafting a list of big tech companies that will face tougher regulation
But both the iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max also have a new, fourth spot on their rear camera arrays: a LiDAR scanner, which is used to sense depth, even at night, improving autofocus by 6x in low light. But perhaps best of all, LiDAR (along with the A14 Bionic neural engine) enables Portrait-style depth photos while using Night Mode. … [Read more...] about iPhone 12 Pro Max release date, price, 5G, news and features
Google's Find My Device can be used to ring a missing device, remotely secure your smartphone, and also wipe all content on your stolen property. The service is automatically made available by default once a Google account is connected to your device but it does require the device to be turned on, to have an active internet connection, and to have both location and the Find My Device feature enabled. … [Read more...] about Cybersecurity 101: Protect your privacy from hackers, spies, and the government
Table 1: G Suite plans at a glance Plan Price per user/month At a glance G Suite Basic $6 Aimed at very small businesses, this plan includes Gmail with a custom domain along with the web-based Google productivity apps. Cloud storage is limited to 30GB per user, shared across Drive and Gmail. Billing is monthly, and you can add and remove licenses at any time. G Suite Business $12 This plan adds enhanced security and administration controls, as well as archiving and eDiscovery features. Personal storage space is 1TB per user, with unlimited personal Drive storage for … [Read more...] about Microsoft 365 vs Google Workspace (formerly G Suite): Which productivity suite is best for your business?