Tech antitrust hearing: the important moments and what comes next

Nilay, Makena, Adi, and Casey discuss the important moments from Congress’ antitrust hearing with Apple’s Tim Cook, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, and Google’s Sundar Pichai. Stories discussed this week: Antivirus: A weekly digest of the latest COVID-19 research Kodak is branching out into pharmaceuticals with US investment Twitter forced Donald Trump Jr. to …

Sandworm: A New Era of Cyberwar and the Hunt for the Kremlin’s Most Dangerous Hackers

Verge editor-in-chief talks with Wired senior editor Andy Greenberg, author of Sandworm: A New Era of Cyberwar and the Hunt for the Kremlin’s Most Dangerous Hackers. Greenberg’s book is all about a group of hackers inside the Russian government called Sandworm, who were responsible for damaging cyber warfare attacks in various countries over the past …

Big tech antittrust hearing preview and the Xbox Games Showcase breakdown

Nilay Patel and Dieter Bohn talk with Casey Newton and Makena Kelly about what to expect at the upcoming big tech antitrust hearings featuring Jeff Bezos, Tim Cook, Mark Zuckerberg, and Sundar Pichai. Megan Farokhmanesh and Andrew Webster return to discuss the games announced at the Xbox Games Showcase this week. Stories from this week: …

UHD 620 (Comet Lake Laptop) no screen output but USB-C monitor working

I finally managed to boot into macOS with HW acceleration by using this config: ​ <key>PciRoot(0x0)/Pci(0x2,0x0)</key> <key>framebuffer-stolenmem</key> <data>00003001</data> <key>disable-external-gpu</key> <data>AQAAAA==</data> <key>device-id</key> <data>16590000</data> <key>framebuffer-fbmem</key> <data>00009000</data> <key>device_type</key> <string>VGA compatible controller</string> <key>

India’s top fitness and wellbeing startup Cure.fit expands to the U.S.

Indian fitness and wellbeing startup Cure.fit, which has established a market leading position in the country in four years of its existence, is ready to stretch to a new geography. The Bangalore-headquartered startup said on Wednesday it has launched a range of its digital services — including its fitness service Cult.fit and Mind.fit, through which …

Twitter bans QAnon accounts; Facebook and Instagram check for racial bias

Twitter has announced that it has banned more than 7,000 QAnon accounts, which were being used to threaten and harass critics of Donald Trump, as well as posting disinformation … more… The post Twitter bans QAnon accounts; Facebook and Instagram check for racial bias appeared first on 9to5Mac.

Apple TV Remote: What are your options to control the Apple TV?

The modern Apple TV features a very controversial remote. The Apple TV and Apple TV 4K use a trackpad-centric input method that inspires joy and causes frustration alike. Whether you like it or hate it, what you might not know is there are actually many different ways to control the Apple TV. So if you …

iPads helping MLB season start tomorrow with artificial crowd noise and more

Apple, Google, and Sony are all playing a part in helping a new MLB season start tomorrow. Two Major League Baseball games are taking place on the opening night, and the experience will be rather different than usual. Most notably, MLB games will take place in empty stadiums – which is one of two areas …

Diaspora Ventures explains how AngelList’s rolling venture funds work

A few days ago, Ilan Abehassera and Carlos Diaz announced Diaspora Ventures, their new VC fund. The duo plan to invest in French founders who have a global mindset: They might be based in France and willing to relocate to the U.S., in the U.S. already or they might be starting a remote company from …