COVID may be factor in lack of N.Korea response to U.S. outreach – official

COVID-19 restrictions may be playing a role in North Korea’s lack of response to offers of diplomatic talks, a senior U.S. administration official said on Sunday, a day after President Joe Biden said he had offered vaccines to Pyongyang. Biden is in South Korea before heading to Japan later on Sunday as part of his first trip through Asia as president. Meeting with recently elected South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol on Saturday, Biden vowed to … Read more

This AI Could Be Robocallers’ Kryptonite

Last year, the U.S. government got serious about snuffing out robocalls. Effective 30 June 2021, the FCC mandated that phone providers verify all callers’ IDs with a cryptography-based protocol called STIR/SHAKEN. Anyone expecting robocalls to vanish in a puff of regulation will be disappointed. But relief may be coming, gradually. The technology to block robocalls is improving, and … Read more

These Are the 15 Social Media Blogs You Should Be Following in 2020

Social media is constantly growing and evolving. So is the way we use it in business and as marketers. Following blogs that discuss social media and social media marketing is a great way to stay up-to-date with these changes in how social media is being run and used so that you can utilize it in … Read more

Apple considers allowing apps like Chrome and Gmail to be set as iOS defaults

Apple is considering letting users set third-party apps as the iPhone and iPad’s default web browsers and email clients, Bloomberg reports. The company is also reportedly working on allowing third-party music services like Spotify to run directly on its HomePod smart speaker, bypassing the need to stream them from an Apple device over AirPlay. Although the plans … Read more

Apple iPhone 12: How This Could Be Apple’s Most Secure Device Ever

Set to launch later this year, the iPhone 12 could be Apple’s most secure device ever. Anticipation is building around Apple’s iPhone 12, with a number of leaks already revealing a host of exciting new features. Most interesting for security enthusiasts is the news that Apple’s next iPhone will probably include both face scanning technology … Read more

Apple Mac for gaming rumored in development, to be unveiled at WWDC 2020

Apple is reportedly looking to dive into esports through a gaming-focused Mac that is rumored to be in the works, with the company said to be planning to unveil the computer at its Worldwide Developers Conference in 2020. Patently Apple reported on a new rumor from Taiwan that Apple is looking to launch “an esports-centric PC” next … Read more

Asteroid May Be on Collision Course With Earth Next Year, NASA Monitoring Its Orbit

Asteroids – rocky bodies floating in the space – don’t evoke a particularly positive feeling. Remember one of them hitting the earth and wiping out the dinosaurs? Well, it appears that another huge asteroid might be on a collision course with our planet and might wreak havoc due to its sheer size. Named 1998 OR2, … Read more

Facebook Breakup Would Be Solution of Last Resort, Says EU’s Vestager

A breakup of US social media company Facebook would be a solution of last resort that would probably generate long judicial procedures, EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said on Friday. The EU antitrust chief was asked about Facebook at the VivaTech technology conference in Paris after leading US Democratic politicians and one of Facebook’s co-founders recently spoke in favour … Read more

How butterfly spread can be a much easier solution than options trade

With a great deal of ease and convenience, Options do bring with themselves a certain set of difficulties. These difficulties may make options unattractive as an instrument to trade in certain situations. However, in such times I have always found shelter in an option strategy called Butterfly. Let us discuss how certain peculiar situations can … Read more

Apple could be considering a folding iPhone, new patent reveals

It’s no secret that handset manufacturers are looking to foldable phones as the next big evolution in smartphone design, with upcoming devices like the Samsung Galaxy Fold and Huawei Mate X doing a great job of showing consumers what the future has in store for them. Now, it appears that Apple is getting ready to join the folding phone revolution, with … Read more