Biden not getting intelligence reports because Trump officials won’t recognize him as president-elect
WASHINGTON —The Trump administration’s unwillingness to acknowledge that former Vice President Joe Biden is projected to have won the election has led to an unusual restriction on the flow of national security information to the president-elect.
Continue Reading . . . https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/national-security/biden-not-getting-intelligence-reports-because-trump-officials-won-t-n1247294
Apple will release macOS Big Sur on November 12th
Apple says it’ll release macOS 11.0, dubbed Big Sur, on November 12th. The company first announced the new OS at its developer’s conference in June and released it as a public beta in August. This will be the first macOS to support Apple’s new M1 laptop chip.
Continue Reading . . . https://www.theverge.com/2020/11/10/21432429/apple-macos-11-big-sur-release-date-m1-chip
Theta is a record-setting entry in 2020’s wild hurricane season
2020 shattered another record when subtropical storm Theta, the 29th named storm this season, developed overnight in the Northeast Atlantic. There has never been an Atlantic hurricane season on record with more storms strong enough to earn a name.
Continue Reading . . . https://www.theverge.com/2020/11/10/21558822/subtropical-storm-theta-record-2020-hurricane-season
Apple’s M1-optimized macOS Big Sur arrives November 12th
Apple announced macOS Big Sur at WWDC in June, and though we’ve seen a preview by way of a public beta in September, the software has yet to officially roll out. At its Mac-focused event today, the company unveiled its new ARM-based chipset for laptops: the M1.
Continue Reading . . . https://www.engadget.com/macos-big-sur-optimize-m1-chip-182826055.html
Hyundai is reportedly in talks to buy Boston Dynamics
Boston Dynamics, the robotics company behind nightmare-fuel products like Spot, may be headed to Hyundai, Bloomberg reports. Sources say that current owner Softbank is in talks with the Korean automaker.
Continue Reading . . . https://www.engadget.com/hyundai-boston-dynamics-softbank-171038255.html
Apple Unveils Its M1 ARM-Based Chip and the First Macs to Support It
Apple just wrapped up its “One More Thing” hardware livestream, where it announced new versions of the MacBook Air, the 13-inch MacBook Pro and the Mac mini each with its newly announced, promising M1…
Continue Reading . . . https://flipboard.com/@tech/apple-unveils-its-m1-arm-based-chip-and-the-first-macs-to-support-it-jl9a4cjcvbrmt7q5?from=share&utm_source=flipboard&utm_medium=share
Spotify is acquiring podcast hosting company Megaphone for $235 million
Spotify’s making another big podcasting acquisition. This time, it’s buying podcast hosting company Megaphone for $235 million, according to a source close to the companies.
Continue Reading . . . https://www.theverge.com/2020/11/10/21557458/spotify-megaphone-podcast-streaming-ad-insertion
How to watch Apple’s ‘One More Thing’ hardware event
Apple is hosting its last big hardware event of 2020 on November 10th at 10AM PT / 1PM ET. The prompt for this one is “One More Thing,” the line that former Apple CEO Steve Jobs famously used to cap the company’s events with a special surprise announcement.
Continue Reading . . . https://www.theverge.com/2020/11/10/21550788/apple-event-live-stream-time-date-watch-arm-mac-macbook
Garmin adds pregnancy tracking to Connect app
Garmin is adding pregnancy tracking to its smartwatches and Connect app. The feature will let users track pregnancy-related symptoms like fatigue and monitor their progress toward their due date.
Continue Reading . . . https://www.theverge.com/2020/11/10/21557050/garming-pregancy-smartwatch-app-fitbit-withings
Alphabet will use beams of light to deliver internet in Kenya
It’s been a while since we’ve heard about Alphabet’s Free Space Optical Communications (FSOC) project. If you’ve forgotten all about it, we don’t blame you: the acronym doesn’t stick in the mind quite like Google Fiber or Project Loon.
Continue Reading . . . https://www.engadget.com/project-taara-fsoc-internet-alphabet-econet-liquid-telecom-africa-103541990.html