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SCOTUS lowers wall between church and state with school ruling

SCOTUS lowers wall between church and state with school ruling The Montana Supreme Court had struck down the K-12 private education scholarship program that was created by the Legislature in 2015 to make donors eligible for up to $150 in state tax credits . McDonald, of the Catholic educational association, also predicted that the ruling would bring swift changes in ME and Vermont, where parents have been able to get public funds for tuition at secular p... [Full Article...]

Sony Offers $50K for Critical PS4 Vulnerabilities

Sony Offers $50K for Critical PS4 Vulnerabilities It is being managed through Hackerone , which is known for hosting such programmes for other large companies. It's similar to the program Microsoft rolled out earlier this year for Xbox, as well as the one Nintendo has in place . It's basically a trophy system for finding ways to break the PlayStation Network and PS4 except there's real money involved. The PlayStation Network famously we... [Full Article...]

First ARM-based Mac coming in 2020

First ARM-based Mac coming in 2020 Back in 2006, the iMac and MacBook Pro suddenly became not only the most attractive, but also the fastest Windows PCs available (although they still couldn't match their PC counterparts for games with high graphics requirements). Apple is talking about a "whole new level of performance" for the Mac with the transition as well as more innovation through custom technologies on the chip including sec... [Full Article...]

BMW turns on Apple Smart Key tech

BMW turns on Apple Smart Key tech The key will debut in the 2021 BMW 5 Series , and it will allow your phone to unlock the vehicle and, if your phone is present on a charging pad in the auto (and probably if it's not there but close enough), start the car's engine with a button. [Full Article...]

New Leak Shows the Modern iPhone 4 Dream Is Finally Happening

New Leak Shows the Modern iPhone 4 Dream Is Finally Happening According to a recent tweet from 9to5Mac, they dissect Kuo's roadmap for the company and how they may go about other products: in this situation, the AirPods version 3. The AirPods Pro's accelerometer and gyroscope also come in handy, allowing the processing to track the wearer's head movement and remap the soundfield accordingly so that sound stays consistent and in sync. [Full Article...]

Twitter slaps Trump tweet with 'manipulated media' label for the first

Twitter slaps Trump tweet with 'manipulated media' label for the first The footage came from a viral Facebook video shared in 2019 featuring real-life NY pals Maxwell and Finnegan, who have been 26 and 27 months old respectively at the time. It led to headlines, like one on the CNN website a year ago - "These two toddlers are showing us what real-life besties look like". "He was making a point about CNN specifically", McEnany said about the toddler video. [Full Article...]

Last of Us Part II: Is this the most accessible game ever?

Last of Us Part II: Is this the most accessible game ever? How does it stack up to the original game by comparison and what is The Last of Us Part 2 game length from start to finish? Animal Crossing: New Horizons previously held the title for the biggest United Kingdom boxed launch this year, but this was also toppled by The Last Of Us Part 2 by a 40% margin. [Full Article...]

'Ring of fire' solar eclipse thrills skywatchers

'Ring of fire' solar eclipse thrills skywatchers Across the world, the eclipse in various phases had occurred between 9:36am to 3:34pm on Sunday. Itbayat town in Batanes and Tuguegarao in Cagayan province will have the best view of the eclipse, with the moon obscuring the sun at 91 percent visibility, the weather bureau added. [Full Article...]

Star Wars Squadrons Stunning PS4 Gameplay Unveiled

Star Wars Squadrons Stunning PS4 Gameplay Unveiled HOTAS owners will be able to enjoy Star Wars: Squadrons on the PC with their hands-on throttle and stick (HOTAS, baby). In this context, Star Wars: Squadrons will not be a game based on online services. Sadly, there's no talk of a Nintendo Switch release, although fingers crossed it will get a next-gen upgrade with the launch of the PS5 and Xbox Series X. [Full Article...]

How to watch Apple's WWDC 2020 event

How to watch Apple's WWDC 2020 event The iPhone maker is expected to debut its iOS 14 operating system update on Monday during the WWDC 2020 event. It just released a Mac version (first spotted by The Verge ) of its normally iPhone- and iPad-focused Apple Developer app to provide news, developer stories and educational videos from the same system you're using to write your apps. [Full Article...]

US ‘To Allow Companies To Work With Huawei On 5G Standards’

US ‘To Allow Companies To Work With Huawei On 5G Standards’ Huawei was blacklisted by the Commerce Department after the May 2019 executive order of President Donald Trump that effectively banned the company from US communications networks. As a result, USA technology companies stopped engaging in standards processes, reportedly giving Huawei a stronger voice in some standards bodies. [Full Article...]

Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales Announced for PS5

Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales Announced for PS5 Fans eager to dawn the red mask again don't have to wait long as developer Insomniac Games announced that a sequel will launch with the PS5 . It did seem pretty soon for a proper sequel, given only two years have passed since Marvel's Spider-Man's release - but the fact that Sony isn't sure about what it's publishing doesn't inspire confidence for its ability to communicate key information ar... [Full Article...]

How to Enable Chat Bubbles in Android 11

How to Enable Chat Bubbles in Android 11 This time around, the beta brings issues for the Google Pay app, showing a " Your phone is no longer ready for contactless payments " error when setting it up for the first time after installing Android 11 Beta 1 . You can find more information here . Word from other manufacturers about Beta support will follow suit, with the likes of LG, Nokia, and more assumed to join the party - if suppo... [Full Article...]

Android 11 beta is now available, and here's how to get it

Android 11 beta is now available, and here's how to get it The Google blog post notes that Android is aiming to be more people-centric and expressive with the new beta. Till date, users only had the option to either give app permissions either all the time or deny it altogether. We'll have more opt-in programs in the future as we look to bring even more helpful features to you. Regarding security updates, the users' data will be encrypted righ... [Full Article...]

Zoom Video's revenue, profit skyrocket amid coronavirus pandemic

Zoom Video's revenue, profit skyrocket amid coronavirus pandemic The company's profit sky-rocketed to Dollars 27.0 million compared to USD 0.2 million in the year-ago quarter. This way, the company hopes to create space for collaboration with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and other authorities, Zoom CEO Eric Yuan said during a June 2 conference call. [Full Article...]

Google Says You Shouldn't Hold Your Breath for Android 11 Beta

Google Says You Shouldn't Hold Your Breath for Android 11 Beta This is most likely the company showing solidarity with those affected by the events transpiring in NY, where riots what broken out in protest of the alleged killing of George Floyd . Google and Sony have both been contacted by BBC News for comment. Google announced that it would come back with more information. Earlier, the launch announcement was supposed to happen this month, i.e. [Full Article...]

Hundreds of protesters rally in London, Berlin over U.S. death

Hundreds of protesters rally in London, Berlin over U.S. death The Target Corporation , which operates almost 1,900 USA stores, said that employees in those locations would be paid for "up to 14 days of scheduled hours during store closures, including COVID-19 premium pay", and would also have an opportunity to work at other nearby locations. [Full Article...]

2.1 million Americans filed for unemployment last week

2.1 million Americans filed for unemployment last week Some regions were hit harder than others, according to numbers released earlier this week by the NYS Department of Labor. The figures come amid an intensifying debate in Congress over whether to extend $600 in extra weekly federal unemployment benefits, provided under rescue legislation passed in March but set to expire July 31. [Full Article...]

Samsung Galaxy A31 India Launch Set for June 4, Price Leaked

Samsung Galaxy A31 India Launch Set for June 4, Price Leaked The Galaxy Note 10 featured a 6.8-inch QHD+ display, while the Galaxy Note 20 + is expected to sport a 6.9-inch QHD+ display. According to industry insiders, Samsung might use the Exynos 992 chipset only for Galaxy Note20 smartphones at home, while pushing all overseas models with Snapdragon chipset. [Full Article...]

New Jailbreak That Unlocks Any iPhone Just Released

New Jailbreak That Unlocks Any iPhone Just Released However, that's changed after Apple's recent series of high-profile security blunders . Hackers have so far managed to release jailbreaks of nearly every version of iOS out there. In September of the same year, a researcher published details about an unpatchable flaw on Apple's hardware that could potentially be exploited to jailbreak every kind of Apple device. [Full Article...]


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