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Update Your Google Pixel With the May 2021 Security Patch | Sidnaz Blog

May 5, 2021

The May 2021 Pixel security update is ready, and you shouldn’t waste time installing it on your device. This month’s patch fixes 42 bugs found in Android version 8.1, 9, 10, and 11 that affect common components from several manufacturers and various parts of the Android software, including the Android kernel (the core part of […]

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Dogecoin, Gartner, SmileDirectClub, Avis Budget: What to Watch | Sidnaz Blog

May 4, 2021

Updated May 4, 2021 9:08 am ET Here’s what we’re watching ahead of Tuesday’s opening bell. U.S. stock futures ticked down, suggesting that technology stocks will weigh on major indexes after the opening bell. Futures tied to the broad S&P 500 index slid 0.6%. The benchmark advanced 0.3% on Monday, despite declines in giant technology stocks. […]

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The Taiwanese Chip Champion Shaking Qualcomm’s Tree | Sidnaz Blog

May 4, 2021

The technological rivalry between China and the U.S. has drawn attention to the world’s chip factory, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Another semiconductor company on the island has also thrived as tensions have escalated. MediaTek’s headquarters in Hsinchu, Taiwan. Photo: david chang/Shutterstock Chip designer MediaTek 2454 -1.81% is on a roll: Its shares have more than […]

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How to Customize Windows 10’s News and Interests Taskbar | Sidnaz Blog

May 4, 2021

Windows 10’s News and Features feed for your taskbar is rolling out now as part of the operating system’s KB5001391 system update. Like Microsoft’s News Bar app or Edge’s personalized highlights, the News and Interests feed shows the latest headlines from over 4,500 news sources and a wide range of topics. But unlike those other […]

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How to Cast YouTube TV From Your Phone or Laptop to Your TV | Sidnaz Blog

May 3, 2021

YouTube and Roku aren’t playing nice. The two companies failed to reach a contract agreement, and now YouTube TV is no longer supported on Roku products, including all streaming devices and smart TVs with Roku OS. It’s possible they could smooth things over in the future, but for now, YouTube TV is gone from the […]

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How to Plug Into Electric Vehicle Chargers | Sidnaz Blog

May 3, 2021

Among the picks and shovels in the electric-vehicle boom are charging points. They seem to be more reliable bets than the startup car brands looking to take on Tesla, but investors still need to decide whether they prefer picks, shovels or something altogether new. A number of companies that offer EV charging infrastructure have gone […]

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Profits and Politics in China’s Tech Crackdown | Sidnaz Blog

April 30, 2021

Is Beijing punishing China’s internet-technology titans because they are too large and too powerful or because tech firms are abusing their market power? Following the dramatic fall from grace of billionaire Jack Ma and his fintech brainchild, Ant Group, that question has become an existential one for current and prospective Chinese internet entrepreneurs—and the economy […]

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Twitter, Amazon, Exxon Mobil: What to Watch When the Stock Market | Sidnaz Blog

April 30, 2021

April 30, 2021 6:47 am ET Here’s what we’re watching before Friday’s trading gets underway. U.S. stock futures edged lower as investors assessed fresh waves of Covid-19 infections globally that could hamper global supply chains and drive up inflation. Futures tied to the S&P 500 ticked down 0.5%, a day after it closed at a record. Nasdaq-100 futures […]

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Facebook, Twitter, eBay, Apple: What to Watch When the Stock | Sidnaz Blog

April 29, 2021

April 29, 2021 6:47 am ET Here’s what we’re watching ahead of the opening bell on Thursday. U.S. stock futures rose on the prospect of as much as $1.8 trillion in new government spending that could spur economic growth. Futures tied to the S&P 500 added 0.7%, suggesting that the broad-market index may resume its march toward a […]

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Apple Couldn’t Dodge Chip Pain Forever | Sidnaz Blog

April 29, 2021

Apple recently displaced Intel from much of its Mac lineup in favor of its in-house processors. Photo: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News April 28, 2021 7:24 pm ET For a company that generates more than 80% of its revenue selling gadgets packed with chips, Apple AAPL -0.60% sure has managed to sell a lot of them. Apple’s […]

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