Twelve South Announces ParcSlope Stand for MacBook and iPad

January 19, 2021 at 14:47

Accessory maker Twelve South has today announced the dual-purpose ParcSlope stand for MacBook and iPad, offering improved comfort and airflow. Users can benefit from better ergonomics and cooling for MacBooks, while iPads can take advantage of the stand's...

Senator: ‘More transparency is needed' by exam proctoring tech firms – TechCrunch

January 19, 2021 at 14:33

Three of the leading exam proctoring companies are facing calls to be more transparent, amid continued claims of bias by students forced to take remote exams because of the ongoing pandemic. Exam proctoring tech lets students take remotely invigilated test...

Senator: ‘More transparency is needed’ by exam proctoring tech firms

January 19, 2021 at 14:32

Three of the leading exam proctoring companies are facing calls to be more transparent, amid continued claims of bias by students forced to take remote exams because of the ongoing pandemic. Exam proctoring tech lets students take remotely invigilated tests...

StackPulse announces $28M investment to help developers manage outages – TechCrunch

January 19, 2021 at 14:22

When a system outage happens, chaos can ensue as the team tries to figure out what’s happening and how to fix it. StackPulse, a new startup that wants to help developers manage these crisis situations more efficiently, emerged from stealth today with a $28...

StackPulse announces $28M investment to help developers manage outages

January 19, 2021 at 14:21

When a system outage happens, chaos can ensue as the team tries to figure out what’s happening and how to fix it. StackPulse, a new startup that wants to help developers manage these crisis situations more efficiently, emerged from stealth today with a $28...

Stolen COVID vaccine data may have been manipulated before being leaked online

January 19, 2021 at 14:21

New evidence has come to light indicating that the COVID-19 vaccination data that was stolen from the European Medicine Agency (EMA) last month had been altered before being leaked online. It is thought that the hackers manipulated the information to damage...

Cybersecurity firm: Booting hackers a complex chore

January 19, 2021 at 14:15

Cybersecurity firm: Booting hackers a complex chore View Photo BOSTON (AP) — Efforts to assess the impact of a more than seven-month-old cyberespionage campaign blamed on Russia — and boot the intruders — remain in their early stages, says the cybersecurit...

Splitting a dead fusion drive

January 19, 2021 at 14:14

It would help if you told us WHAT Mac you have and WHAT YEAR it was made. Can you boot it from internet recovery? Command- OPTION -R at boot. If it's connected to the net via wifi, you'll need the wifi password. It takes a little time for the utili...

Deals: Take $60 Off Apple Watch Series 6, $90 Off Powerbeats Pro, and Up to $21 Off iPhone 11 Cases

January 19, 2021 at 14:12

Deals on the Apple Watch Series 6, Powerbeats Pro, and official iPhone 11 cases have appeared online today. In the sales below, you'll find up to $60 off Apple Watch Series 6, $90 off Powerbeats Pro, and up to $21 off various iPhone 11 cases. Note: MacRumo...

UK’s WhiteHat rebrands as Multiverse, raises $44M to build tech apprenticeships in the US

January 19, 2021 at 14:08

Index Ventures and Lightspeed Venture Partners, who first invested in the company in its $16 million Series A in 2020, also participated. The company was originally co-founded as WhiteHat and is officially rebranding today. “We want to build an outstanding...

Microsoft invests in Cruise in new $2 billion round – TechCrunch

January 19, 2021 at 14:06

Cruise has raised $2 billion in a new equity round that has pushed its valuation up to $30 billion and delivered Microsoft as an investor and partner. GM, Honda and other institutional investors have also put more capital into Cruise as the autonomous vehi...

Tech companies working to make COVID-19 digital vaccine passports

January 19, 2021 at 14:06

As coronavirus vaccines continue rolling out across the United States, businesses and schools are considering how, and what it will take, to safely resume in-person operations. Some of the country’s biggest tech firms and health care organizations have joi...

Apple Highlights Photos Shot by iPhone 12 Users: Portraits, Cityscapes, and More

January 19, 2021 at 14:05

Apple today shared a gallery of photos shot by customers using the iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, and iPhone 12 Pro Max, with scenes including cityscapes, landscapes, portraits of people, and more at day and night. Shot on iPhone 12 Pro Max by "...

Microsoft invests in Cruise in new $2 billion round

January 19, 2021 at 14:04

Cruise has raised $2 billion in a new equity round that has pushed its valuation up to $30 billion and delivered Microsoft as an investor and partner. GM, Honda and other institutional investors have also put more capital into Cruise as the autonomous vehic...

Conversa Health expands its Series B round to $20M – TechCrunch

January 19, 2021 at 14:01

Portland, Oregon-based Conversa Health, a virtual care and communication platform that helps health organizations stay in touch with their patients and customers, today announced that it has expanded its Series B funding round from $12 million to $20 millio...

ETH spin-off LatticeFlow raises $2.8M to help build trustworthy AI systems – TechCrunch

January 19, 2021 at 14:01

LatticeFlow, an AI startup that was spun out of ETH Zurich in 2020, today announced that it has raised a $2.8 million seed funding round led by Swiss deep-tech fund btov and Global Founders Capital, which previously backed the likes of Revolut, Slack and Za...

Video calls could be your next security nightmare, warns FBI

January 19, 2021 at 14:01

Law enforcement officials have discovered a rise in the number of "vishing" campaigns using video conferencing and calls to target businesses during the coronavirus pandemic. The emergence of the threat is particularly concerning given the number of employe...

ETH spin-off LatticeFlow raises $2.8M to help build trustworthy AI systems

January 19, 2021 at 14:00

The general idea behind LatticeFlow is to build tools that help AI teams build and deploy AI models that are safe, reliable and trustworthy. The problem today, the team argues, is that models get very good at finding the right statistical patterns to hit a...

Conversa Health expands its Series B round to $20M

January 19, 2021 at 14:00

Portland, Oregon-based Conversa Health, a virtual care and communication platform that helps health organizations stay in touch with their patients and customers, today announced that it has expanded its Series B funding round from $12 million to $20 millio...

18 Great Wireless Chargers to Refuel Your Phone (or Watch)

January 19, 2021 at 14:00

Wireless charging isn't nearly as cool as it sounds. It's not exactly wireless—a cord runs from an outlet to the charging pad—and it won't charge your smartphone faster than plugging it in with a good ol' cord. Despite this, I'm always disappointed when I t...