Michelle Briggs

Michelle Briggs

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Databases run the world, but database products are often some of the most mature and venerable software in the modern tech stack. Designers will pixel push, frontend engineers will add clicks to make it more difficult to drop out of a soporific Zoom call, but few companies are ever willing to rip out their database […]
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No matter how busy the day looks, the business owner reserves time in the morning to prioritize herself.
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(University of Texas at Austin, Texas Advanced Computing Center) The 2010-2011 Canterbury Earthquake Sequence devastated the city of Christchurch, New Zealand, killing 185 and causing widespread damage. University of Auckland engineers conducted extensive testing on concrete walls to understand puzzlingly severe damage to steel reinforcement. The research formed the basis for revisions to structural codes in New Zealand and the US, and its dataset won a NHERI DesignSafe Dataset Award 2021.
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For the last few months, there have been reports surfacing online that the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra has a battery issue that plagues some users. There have been multiple reports that when the device is placed in a pocket, the battery discharges at an abnormally high rate while walking around. Unfortunately, the only way users have been able to determine … Continue reading
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After introducing the guerrilla freedom fighter protagonist for Far Cry 6, Ubisoft’s new trailer pivots back to the highlight of any new installment: its villain, Antón Castillo. Played by Giancarlo Esposito, the despotic leader of the fictional island nation of Yara is seen making his terrifying entrance onboard a boat where the protagonist Dani is attempting to flee with a group, one of them who turns out to be Diego, Castillo’s son. The cinematic is a chilling introduction as he chews the scenery with his charisma before unleashing his brutality, which is surely the turning point for what making Dani join the resistance to overthrow the Yaran tyrant. The Far Cry series is of course known for its iconic villains, and Ubisoft were keen... Continue reading…
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Netflix reveals some of the cast for its upcoming series based on the iconic survival-horror franchise.
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Elon Musk takes the stage to show off the Model S Plaid, Tesla's quickest production car yet.
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Opportunities for affiliate earnings, easier shop creation and more fan contributions will help creators build a career in social mediaThe post New Instagram Tools for Creators to Earn More Income appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
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Electric vehicle startup Fisker Inc. has set a moonshot goal of creating its first climate-neutral car by 2027. Fisker has yet to bring a vehicle to market — climate neutral or not — making this an ambitious target. The all-electric Fisker Ocean SUV, which is still on track to go into production in November 2022, […]
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Playdate, app and game designer Panic’s first shot at hardware, finally has a firm price and ship date, as well as a bunch of surprise features cooked up since its announcement in 2019. The tiny handheld gaming console will cost $179, ship later this year and come with a 24-game “season” doled out over 12 […]
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Nate Diaz returns at UFC 263 in one of the biggest cards of 2021.
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We were expecting to see the Nintendo Switch Pro on June 3, but that date has since come and gone. So where is the new Nintendo Switch?
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Apple is bringing video and music sharing to FaceTime through a feature it’s calling SharePlay. Using SharePlay, people will be able to watch or listen to content in sync with everyone else on the call, either by casting the content to an Apple TV device while staying on the call or by watching both on the same screen using Picture in Picture. SharePlay won’t be limited to just Apple TV Plus and Music, though — it’s an API that other developers can integrate their services into, and Disney Plus, Hulu, TikTok, and more are already on board (though Netflix is notably absent). These services will support SharePlay. The feature will even be supported for users who are joining the call using the newly announced FaceTime... Continue reading…
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Retail gold demand in India is expected to pick up as the unlocking process begins.Last week, gold dealers in India offered the highest discounts in nearly nine months
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The event will be strictly virtual, owing to the ongoing pandemic.This will be the second time Apple will conduct the WWDC virtually
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Though more regard Facebook as a platform for brand-building than driving revenue, smaller publishers are more likely to see it as a valuable revenue-driver. The post Digiday Research: Instagram is more important for driving revenue for the smallest publishers appeared first on Digiday.
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On-demand grocery delivery, which really came into its own with the emergence of the Covid-19 pandemic, continues to command huge attention from investors. The jury is still out on how people will use those services in the longer term, but in the meantime, the most ambitious of the startups in the field are raising big. […]
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(Boston University) Speech rehabilitation experts can predict how well a patient will recover from aphasia, a disorder caused by damage to the part of the brain responsible for producing language.
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Samsung has announced the Galaxy A22 5G, which brings the fast data connection to a phone that costs even less than the already cheap $280 Galaxy A32 5G.
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