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The 2021 machine learning, AI, and data landscape

Venture Beast

The 2021 machine learning, AI, and data landscape is marked by explosive growth. Here are some key areas to watch. Read More.

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The first 'Black Adam' clip is a brief, brutal glimpse at Dwayne Johnson's DC debut

Mashable VR

It's short, it's definitely not sweet (but also pretty dang sweet ), and it's got Dwayne Johnson flash-frying an armed aggressor down to the bone. This is your first real look at Black Adam. Fans got their first glimpse of the July 2022 movie in a DC FanDome appearance on Saturday.

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Transposit unveils CloudOps workflow-building functionality

Venture Beast

Transposit's CloudOps workflow platform creates automated workflows across diverse stacks so that teams can use whichever tools they need. Read More.

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'The Batman' unleashes a villainous new trailer with 100% more Catwoman

Mashable VR

It's been just over a year since we last saw The Batman , at Warner Bros. 2020 edition of DC FanDome. Now it's time for a new FanDome and a new trailer, and honestly, not a lot has changed.

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Your Guide to Using Conversational Marketing to Drive Demand Generation

What is conversational marketing really about? This guide will examine the market forces at play, shifting buyer trends, how to leverage conversation marketing, and the tactics involved in adopting it for a B2B demand generation strategy.

Ludia unveils DC Heroes & Villains match-3 puzzle RPG

Venture Beast

Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next. Ludia unveiled DC Heroes & Villains, the first match-3 puzzle role-playing game (RPG) set in the DC Universe.

Gaping hole opened up in 'Last Ice Area' of the Arctic, NASA images show

Mashable VR

The oldest, thickest, and toughest Arctic sea ice is weakening. Arctic sea ice has starkly declined over the last 40 years , though polar scientists believed a region dubbed the "Last Ice Area" was largely resistant to melting as the planet warmed.

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Perfumed hand sanitizer is the worst, so let's stop using it.

Mashable VR

At some point last year, amidst the coronavirus pandemic, people began Googling a curious question: Why does hand sanitizer smell bad? What those poor souls learned was that an initial shortage of ethyl alcohol hand sanitizer gave way to a glut of foul-smelling goo.

Four zero-day exploits add urgency to October's Patch Tuesday

Computerworld Vertical IT

October brings four zero-day exploits and 74 updates to the Windows ecosystem, including a hard-to-test kernel update ( CVE-2021-40449 ) that requires immediate attention and an Exchange Server update that requires technical skill and due diligence (and a reboot).

NASA and ESA tech geeks posted an 'unboxing' of the Hubble telescope's successor

Mashable VR

Is there anything more relatable to the tech-lovers of the internet than the thrill of tearing open the packaging on the latest, shiniest gadget? NASA and the European Space Agency get it.

No, the supply chain mess is not a war on Christmas

Vox

Earlier this week, Joe Biden announced a new effort to keep the Port of Los Angeles open 24/7. Drew Angerer/Getty Images. Despite what conservatives say, Joe Biden is not trying to ruin the holiday shopping season.

The Engineering Leader's Guide to Empowering Excellence With Data

A software engineering team is measured by its outputs — the quality of the code delivered and the speed at which it was shipped. The first step to achieving success is the inputs; leaders need to create an environment that enables developers to excel.

What to know about storing 'verifiable' COVID vaccine records in your Apple Wallet

Mashable VR

Call it the vaccine card shuffle. Walk up to a restaurant or prepare to enter a sports arena or concert venue, and pull out your wallet to flash your vaccine card, which gets crinklier each time.

New Windows 11 build made available to Insiders fixes AMD performance issues

TechSpot

Microsoft added insult to injury during last Patch Tuesday's release. The Windows 11 update patch designed to resolve issues in the new operating system instead further hampered the already degraded performance experienced by many AMD users.

Tesla wipes Cybertruck details from its website following delay into 2022

Mashable VR

Elon Musk's meme truck is starting to feel even more like a goof than ever. Tesla's appears to have removed any pricing and vehicle build info from its Cybertruck website , which Electrek first spotted.

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Steam quietly bans games that feature crypto/NFT exchanges

GeekWire

(BigStock Photo). Games and other applications that involve minting or trading cryptocurrency or non-fungible tokens are no longer allowed on Steam. The company behind Steam, Bellevue, Wash.-based

Building Product to Enhance Customer Support: The Key to Customer Retention in an E-commerce Business

Speaker: Bhavana Angadi, Senior Product Manager at Hopscotch (Demand & Growth) | Former Product Manager at Bigbasket

Join Bhavana Angadi, Senior Product Manager at Hopscotch, as she details the best way to increase customer retention.

Where's walrus? Climate researchers ask the internet to help dig through satellite photos.

Mashable VR

We love a good photo hunt, and we love it even more when such a hunt can actually be helpful for scientific research. That's the premise of the "Walrus from Space" project.

Shazam: Fury of the Gods Looks Like It Might Be Worth the Wait

GizModo VR

Given that the first (surprisingly fun) Shazam movie came out in April of 2019, it’s pretty understandable we’ve seen almost nothing from the upcoming sequel, Fury of the Gods.

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What to do if your AirPods get wet

Mashable VR

It happens. You dump a load of laundry in the washer, and your AirPods are tucked into the pocket of your favorite pants. Or you’re sitting on the toilet, and you know what happens next. Electronics meet water, triggering a frantic search for a way to dry them off. Can they be saved? Maybe.

NASA launches its Lucy spacecraft to study the Jupiter Trojan asteroids

The Verge

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket with the Lucy spacecraft launches from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida on October 16th | (NASA/Bill Ingalls).

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LinkedIn + ZoomInfo Recruiter: Better Data for Better Candidates

Check out our latest ebook for a guide to the in-depth, wide-ranging candidate and company data offered by ZoomInfo Recruiter — and make your next round of candidate searches faster, more efficient, and ultimately more successful.

Meet the true crime podcaster making your guilty pleasure more ethical

Mashable VR

Grab your magnifying glass and get ready to investigate as Mashable uncovers Big/Little Mysteries. True crime is one of the most popular genres ever. It's also going through a huge identity crisis. In podcasting especially, the genre is almost exclusively made by women, for women (mostly).

Analogue’s Pocket will have an extremely fancy OS to save games to and from cartridges

The Verge

There’s still no firm release date for the delayed Analogue Pocket (outside of the broader “December 2021” window that the company last provided in September ), but Analogue is looking to whet players’ appetites with the next best thing: a deep look at AnalogueOS, the new custom software that will power the Pocket whenever it does actually arrive.

What is my VPN IP address — and how can I hide it?

Mashable VR

To the average web surfer, all the technical jargon around VPNs can get pretty overwhelming. Thankfully, understanding how you connect to the internet and how VPNs work is easier than you might think. Read on to learn what your IP address is and how you can hide it using a VPN.

Biden's Clean Energy Initiative May Get Left on the Cutting Room Floor

GizModo VR

Democratic lawmakers may have to scrap the most aggressive emissions-reduction initiative in American history from their massive budget bill.

The Ultimate Guide to Creating a Strong and Effective Value Proposition

Speaker: Robin Zaragoza, Product Coach and CEO of The Product Refinery

Join Robin Zaragoza, product coach and CEO of The Product Refinery, as she shares tips on how to create a powerful Value Proposition that keeps your customer at the heart of your product development process.

How A24's eerie 'Lamb' delivered its miracle baby

Mashable VR

Welcome to Thanks, I Love It , our series highlighting something onscreen we're obsessed with this week. Some babies come from the hospital. Others by way of the stork. But Ada, the half-sheep half-human star of A24’s Lamb , stumbled into existence as a collection of papers.

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You'll still get Windows 11 updates on an unsupported system, just don't get used to it

TechSpot

With Windows 11, Microsoft has chosen to split its user base in two. Since the OS was announced, the company has repeatedly underlined that it wants to gradually elevate security for consumers to the same level of that found on enterprise systems. To that end, Microsoft had to enact some

'Squid Game' and the ‘untranslatable’: The debate around subtitles explained

Mashable VR

This post was originally published in The Conversation. There is no question that Squid Game has become a global sensation. Since its release, the nine-episode survival drama has topped Netflix's charts in 90 countries and is poised to become the most-watched show in Netflix history.

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TSMC delivers its first batch of Russian-designed Arm chips

TechSpot

Baikal’s new processor, its second ever, is called the BE-M1000. It’s an octa-core Arm design with a focus on connectivity. TSMC’s first production run yielded about 5,000 chips, which were shipped to Baikal inside one large and very expensive crate

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Product-Led Onboarding: How to Turn New Users into Lifelong Customers

Speaker: Ramli John, Managing Director at ProductLed and Author

Let’s face it. Today’s users are impulsive and easily distracted. They don’t have the time (or patience) to try and figure things out by themselves. They expect the product to be intuitive. Easy. And fast. Add to that a few, unfairly poor reviews and you’ll be more than just stuck. Ramli will share a simple but powerful framework to get more users to experience a product’s "Eureka!" moment and turn them into lifelong customers.

WhatsApp rolls out encryption for chats backed up in the cloud

Mashable VR

WhatsApp is the mobile messaging backbone of much of the global population, and all of its users just got an added layer of privacy protection.

The biggest announcements from DC FanDome

The Verge

Black Adam was one of the trailers on display at DC FanDome Saturday | DC/WarnerBros. DC Comics and Warner Bros. held their second annual Fandome on Saturday, revealing new trailers for movies and shows coming up, including The Batman, The Flash , and Black Adam.

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Twitch says user passwords weren't compromised in huge data leak

Mashable VR

Earlier in October, pretty much the entirety of Twitch was hacked and leaked onto the internet. Apparently, passwords weren't included, though. That's what Twitch says, anyway.

You Can Now Pay for Ride Fares in the Moscow Subway With Your Face

GizModo VR

Contactless payment systems are quickly becoming an ordinary part of our daily lives. As of this week, you can even pay for subway fares with your face.

A Recruiter’s Guide To Hiring In 2021

With vaccination rates rising, consumers spending more money, and people returning to offices, the job market is going through a period of unprecedented adjustment. As the New York Times observed, “It’s a weird moment for the American economy.” And recruiting professionals are caught in the middle. To make the most of this disruption, you need to understand the economic drivers, develop a strong strategy for unearthing valuable talent, and use the latest tech tools to get the job done. Read this guide to get your recruiting practice ready to thrive in the new normal.