Best AirPods 2022: Which AirPods to buy

If you’re thinking of buying AirPods any time soon, you’ve got a few options to choose from. Apple currently has four models in the range, but how do they compare in terms of features? In this article we take a look at which AirPods are the best for your needs, not to mention your bank balance. How many types of AirPods are there?At the time of writing, Apple has sells four different types of AirPods. These range from the standard AirPods right up to the over-the-ear AirPods Max and as the models vary quite a bit in terms of construction and features, the range also encompasses a wide span of … Read More “Best AirPods 2022: Which AirPods to buy”

YouTube, Meta will expand policies, research to fight online extremism

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By Sheila Dang (Reuters) – Major tech companies said on Thursday they will take fresh steps to combat online extremism by removing more violent content and promoting media literacy with young users, as part of a White House summit on fighting hate-fueled violence. Platforms like Alphabet’s YouTube and Meta Platforms’ Facebook have come under fire for years from critics who say the companies have allowed hate speech and violent rhetoric to flourish on their services. U.S. President Joe Biden earlier on Thursday called on Americans to combat racism and extremism during a summit at the White Hous… Read More “YouTube, Meta will expand policies, research to fight online extremism”

Biden says haters won’t have ‘last word’; wants to end social media immunity

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By Andrea Shalal and Jarrett Renshaw WASHINGTON (Reuters) -U.S. President Joe Biden called on Americans to speak out against racism and extremism during a summit at the White House on Thursday, and said he would ask Congress to do more to hold social media companies accountable for spreading hate. “White supremacists will not have the last word,” Biden told the ‘United We Stand’ summit of bipartisan local leaders, experts and survivors. Biden said America had long experienced a “through line of hate” against minority groups, one that had been given “too much oxygen” by politics and the media i… Read More “Biden says haters won’t have ‘last word’; wants to end social media immunity”

Adobe CEO On Acquiring Figma For $20 Billion

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Following is the unofficial transcript of a CNBC interview with Adobe Inc (NASDAQ:ADBE) Chairman & CEO Shantanu Narayen on CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” (M-F, 9AM-11AM ET) today, Thursday, September 15. Adobe Acquires Figma For $20 BillionJIM CRAMER: Let’s bring in Adobe Chairman & CEO Shantanu Narayen. It’s a great treat Shantanu to have you and I want to get right at it because you’ve got earnings that are solid, but you’ve got a deal that is going to I think transform the company because once again and you care tremendously about creativity. You care about wonderment, the mind, how people c… Read More “Adobe CEO On Acquiring Figma For $20 Billion”

Factbox-Plans for Queen Elizabeth’s state funeral

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LONDON (Reuters) – World leaders will join Britain’s royal family, its political elite and members of the military, judiciary and charities at the state funeral for Queen Elizabeth II on Monday. Below are details of what is expected on the day: WESTMINSTER – The queen’s lying in state at Westminster Hall will end at 6.30 a.m. (0530 GMT) on Monday. – Shortly after 10.35 a.m. a bearer party will lift the coffin from the catafalque and carry it to the State Gun Carriage of the Royal Navy. – The State Gun Carriage is a field gun carriage that has previously been used for the funerals of Queen V… Read More “Factbox-Plans for Queen Elizabeth’s state funeral”

Worth tasting: Q&A for those intimidated by the wide of whisky

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The sheer number of names for different whiskies leaves many people at a loss in front of the spirits shelf. How are you supposed to know which one is the right one? While names like Scotch and Bourbon refer to the origin of the high-proof drink, the additions ‘single’ or ‘blended’ indicate whether the whisky comes from only one or several distilleries, for example. What all whiskies have in common is that they are made and distilled from water, yeast and grain and that they mature in wooden barrels. However, when it comes to the grain, things soon get complicated. Malt, barley, wheat, maize a… Read More “Worth tasting: Q&A for those intimidated by the wide of whisky”

Kanye West ends Gap partnership, aims to open own boutiques

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New York (AFP) – Kanye West and retail brand Gap announced an end to their partnership on Thursday, with the artist now known as Ye saying he plans to open his own stores. “GAP left Ye no choice but to terminate their collaboration agreement because of GAP’s substantial noncompliance,” wrote the artist’s lawyer, Nicholas Gravante, in a letter, elements of which were seen by AFP. The rapper, producer, fashion designer and mercurial personality inked a much-touted deal with Gap in 2020, with plans to marry the struggling retailer’s clothing classics with West’s Yeezy designs. In a letter to empl… Read More “Kanye West ends Gap partnership, aims to open own boutiques”

Salad season: The veggies that are ideal to grow in autumn

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Autumn may be here but that doesn’t mean your veggie patch has nothing left to give. While you might be harvesting the last of this year’s tomatoes, zucchini and cucumbers, experts from a German gardening academy say the vacated spots are ideal for planting a last batch of lettuce, including leaf lettuce, endive or Batavia lettuce. Chinese cabbage, sugar loaf chicory and spinach are also suitable for late planting. If you’re lucky and it stays warm way into autumn in your region, accompanied by rainfall, your late lettuces might even grow larger than any you planted earlier in the year. Chines… Read More “Salad season: The veggies that are ideal to grow in autumn”

What to Expect From the Upcoming Beatles ‘Revolver’ Box Set

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When the Beatles‘ Revolver was released in 1966, the albumwas heralded for breaking new ground. Using only a four-track tape machine, the band, with the help of producer George Martin and others, deviated from the usual recording techniques of the day, creating a record that changed the way artists worked in the studio.Revolver is now breaking ground again. An upcoming box set due on Oct. 28 includes 28 early takes from the LP’s sessions plus three home demos. There’s also a new remix of the album sourced from the original four-track master tapes created by Giles Martin (son of original produc… Read More “What to Expect From the Upcoming Beatles ‘Revolver’ Box Set”

Biden tells foreign investment panel to screen deals for data, cyber risks

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By Alexandra Alper and Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden on Thursday directed the committee that reviews foreign investment for national security risks to sharpen its focus on threats to sensitive data, cyber security and areas such as microelectronics and artificial intelligence. In an executive order, Biden also instructed the U.S. Treasury’s powerful Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) to more closely vet transactions that could impact U.S. leadership in biotechnology and quantum computing, according to senior administration officials bri… Read More “Biden tells foreign investment panel to screen deals for data, cyber risks”