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Adobe announces big updates to Photoshop, Illustrator, and more

Few people thought an app as complex and compute-intensive as Photoshop would be possible on the web. But Adobe today launched a web version of not just Photoshop, but also Illustrator, along with several new online experiences.Some qualification is required, however. As when Adobe launched Photoshop on the iPad, it’s not the entire set of Photoshop and Illustrator tools, but the web apps let you open documents and do basic editing. They also let you comment on and share work with collaborators. The Photoshop web app is labeled as beta, and Illustrator on the web is an invite-only private beta.The… [...]

The most exclusive 'dating app for Jews' is not actually that Jewish

When Lox Club burst onto the dating app scene in 2020 as the app "for Jews with ridiculously high standards," I was intrigued. Like other "exclusive" dating apps such as Raya and The League, Lox Club requires an application to get in. It boasted a 20,000 person waitlist earlier this year, according to a spokesperson at the time. Lox Club lured me in a way that other membership-based apps or Jewish dating apps like JDate and JSwipe didn't. This was partly for the promise of matches with similar life and cultural experiences (the name instantly reminded me of my mom… [...]

TikTok and Snapchat's first Congressional hearing shows how differently politicians view Facebook

It's TikTok and Snapchat's turn in the hot seat on Capitol Hill.On Tuesday, executives from TikTok and Snapchat as well as a representative from YouTube answered questions from members of the Senate Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Data Security surrounding the current hot-button topic: Kids' safety on social media platforms.The issue has been thrust into the spotlight recently due to internal Facebook documents leaked by former employee-turned-whistleblower Frances Haugen. These documents detailed how the social media company's own research found that its platforms, such as Instagram, were having negative effects on the mental health of kids, especially young… [...]

The best Instant Pot and multicooker deals for Black Friday 2021

UPDATE: Oct. 26 2021, 3:20 p.m. EDT This story has been updated to include the latest deals.Looking for an Instant Pot this Black Friday but don't know which one is best for you? Here are the best multicooker deals as of Oct. 26:OUR TOP PICK: Instant Pot Pro 10-in-1 Pressure Cooker — $119.95 (save $30.04)BEST FOR AMBITIOUS COOKS: Instant Pot Duo Plus 8-quart 9-in-1 Electric Pressure Cooker — $89.95 (save $30.04)BEST NINJA FOODI DEAL: Ninja OP305 Foodi 6.5-Quart TenderCrisp Pressure Cooker — $157.50 (save $42.49)If this year is anything like years past, we expect Instant Pots and other multicookers like the… [...]

'Dune: Part Two' is officially happening

If you left Dune wanting more, you're in luck: Legendary Entertainment and Warner Bros. Pictures confirmed on Oct. 26 that there would indeed be a Dune: Part Two, and that it would be released in October, 2023. Tweet may have been deleted Dune only covered the first half of Frank Herbert's sci-fi epic, as director Denis Villeneuve chose to split the novel into two movies early on. However, the second film was unconfirmed up until now, contingent on the first film's success. Dune raked in $40.1 million over its opening weekend in the United States after premiering in theaters and… [...]

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Insider talked to 34 lawmakers, journalists, Capitol workers, Trump officials, and others who lived through the insurrection. Here's what we learned.

A Metropolitan Police Officer told Insider his fellow officers still sneeze in the locker room as they put on their gear due to residual tear gas, and get burned by pepper spray from the January 6 Capitol attack. [...]

Target's fall clothing is embracing cottagecore, and shoppers are polarized over the designs online

Opinions appear to be divided online about whether Target's cottagecore-inspired clothing options are cool or cringe. [...]

Fox News' Neil Cavuto shares death threat he received after encouraging people to get vaccinated

Cavuto shared several emails and tweets from viewers mocking him for getting a breakthrough infection while vaccinated, including a death threat. [...]

WATCH: Sen. Kyrsten Sinema ignores a woman asking about her opposition to Biden's social spending bill: 'Your constituents are suffering'

"Sorry about this," Sen. Kyrsten Sinema told GOP. Sen. Tim Scott, who was walking alongside her at the airport, over the encounter. [...]

The 2021 World Series starts October 26 - here's how to watch the Astros and Braves compete for the MLB championship

The Houston Astros and Atlanta Braves will meet in the 2021 World Series. You can watch live on Fox through cable or streaming services like Sling TV. [...]

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Watch Apple’s ‘Unleashed’ event live right here

Apple is set to announce new hardware today. The company is holding a (virtual) keynote at 10 AM PT (1 PM in New York, 6 PM in London, 7 PM in Paris). And you’ll be able to watch the event right here as the company is streaming it live.Rumor has it that the company is set to announce some new Macs. Over the past year, Apple has updated its entry-level computers with new custom-designed M1 chips. And now, the company could bring its own chips to higher-end computers, such as a 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro, a new Mac Mini and a… [...]

China Could Be Exploiting Internet Security Process to Steal Data, Cyber Experts Warn

To access the data of unsuspecting users, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) could take advantage of a universal authentication process that is believed to be secure but may not actually be, cybersecurity experts warned, although encryption is still the preferred method of protecting digital data and Protection of computers - in some cases, the same digital certificates used for internet authentication allow the Chinese regime to infiltrate and wreak havoc on various computer networks, they said. Digital certificates that verify the identity of a digital entity on the Internet. A digital certificate can be compared to a passport or driver's license,… [...]

What Katey Sagal Has Done Since Sons of Anarchy Ended

Katey Sagal played one of the most important characters in Sons of Anarchy, but what has she done since the show came to an end? In 2008, Kurt Sutter took the audience to a small town in California to meet a motorcycle club and all the drama in their daily lives in the TV series Sons of Anarchy. The series premiered on FX in 2008 and lived on for a total of seven seasons, coming to an end in 2014. Sons of Anarchy got positive reviews throughout its whole run, with most praise going towards the themes it addressed (such… [...]

How Bulletproof Is Pattinson's Batsuit In The Batman?

Robert Pattinson’s Batman takes multiple bullets to the chest in the latest trailer for The Batman, indicating how bulletproof his version of the Batsuit is. Although he lacks superpowers, Batman fights crime in Gotham City with superlative fighting skills, a genius-level intellect, and state-of-the-art gadgetry. A common piece of equipment for live-action Batman adaptations is a Batsuit made of bulletproof material. Not all the Dark Knight's costumes have the same level of protection, so how does Pattinson’s suit compare to the others and the comic source material?In his first comic book appearances, Batman wore no armor, using a simple, lightweight, and… [...]

The Flash Trailer Confirms Batman Will Have A Bigger Role Than We Thought

The latest The Flash trailer suggests that Michael Keaton's Batman has a bigger role in the film than many initially assumed. Ezra Miller makes his DCEU return as the Scarlet Speedster after starring in Zack Snyder's Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice and Justice League. Directed by Andy Muschietti, The Flash's first trailer was released at DC FanDome 2021, offering a sneak peek at what to expect from the standalone flick.It's no secret that The Flash was in production limbo for quite some time with a few director changes. But, the movie finally kicked into production in 2021 and is currently… [...]

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Amazon launches AWS instances powered by Habana’s AI accelerator chip

Amazon has launched new AWS instances powered by Habana's Gaudi, a chip that accelerates the training of AI models. [...]

Report: 81% of online retailers increase AI budget to boost holiday sales

AI is becoming an essential tool in ecommerce, used to enable targeted campaigns and improve supply chain management. [...]

Paying Nintendo $50 for Winback and other mistakes | Last of the Nintendogs: A Nintendo Podcast 017

I gave Nintendo $50, and all it gave me was Winback and a few other games. We discuss that on Last of the Nintendogs. [...]

Pandemic forced technology improvements, including better internet speed nationwide

The average U.S. internet speed increased to 118.4Mbps from its pre-pandemic level of 84.5Mbps, an increase of more than 40%. [...]

AMD reports revenue grew 55% to $4.3B in Q3 2021

AMD said revenues and earnings for the third quarter exceeded expectations, with revenue growing 54% to a record $4.3 billion. [...]