Gift card scams are growing, and retailers aren’t doing much about it

Every year, scammers trick millions of Americans into handing over hundreds of millions of dollars in gift card payments. Ian Sherr Nov. 24, 2021 11:49 a.m. PT The scams always start out innocently enough. Maybe a phone call. From someone who says he works for Amazon, claiming he noticed someone hacked into your account. Maybe […]

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Apple’s message for everyone: Keep up

With the arrival of new Macbook Pros running the latest Apple Silicon, Apple has a message for chipmakers, developers and IT admins. It’s a company on the move in more ways than one. By Michael deAgonia Contributing Writer, Computerworld | Nov 12, 2021 3:01 am PST white papers LiveTiles Reach: Always in the loop No […]

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Latest Windows 11 build looks to force Edge use by thwarting browser workarounds

Microsoft’s latest Windows 11 Preview disables third-party software makes it easier to bypass the Edge browser. One app developer accused Microsoft of anti-competitive practices. By Lucas Mearian Senior Reporter, Computerworld | Nov 16, 2021 3:00 am PST Windows 11’s most recent Insider Preview build appears to foil workarounds that let users set rival browsers as […]

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Purdue University engineers have invented a new, patent-pending charging station cable that would fully recharge certain electric vehicles in under five minutes – about the same amount of time it takes to fill up a gas tank.

Today, chargers are limited in how quickly they can charge an EV’s battery due to the danger of overheating. To charge an EV faster, a higher current needs to travel through the charging cable. The higher the current, the greater amount of heat that must be removed to keep the charging cable operational. The cooling […]

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