Day: June 5, 2020

When Disneyland and Disney World might reopen following COVID-19 closures – CNET

Pictures and video have emerged from Shanghai Disneyland’s reopening, while Disney World begins taking reservations for visits starting July 1. …read more Source:: CNet

On the Record review: A fascinating portrait of MeToo’s invisible women – CNET

The controversial but important documentary, streaming on HBO Max, explores the lack of visibility for black women in the MeToo movement. …read more Source:: CNet

Apple Watch Fall Detection Credited With Saving Unresponsive Arizona Man

The Apple Watch’s Fall Detection feature is being credited as helping save an unresponsive man in Chandler, Arizona. AppleInsider reports: Fall Detection, introduced on the Apple Watch Series 4, can detect if a user takes a hard fall and will alert local emergency services if they don’t respond within 60 seconds. The potentially life-saving capabilities…

Celebrate Pride 2020 with LGBTQI-themed movies and TV shows streaming now – CNET

Lesbian romances, gay thrillers, queer comedies, trans documentaries, drag queen reality shows and more await on the 50th anniversary of pride. …read more Source:: CNet

How Adobe subscribed to a new school of success… and a new class of competitors

By embracing SAAS, the House that Photoshop Built tripled its reach and became a leading force in martech. But more companies are drawing a target on its back. …read more Source:: ZDNet

2021 Lexus IS debut rescheduled out of respect for George Floyd – Roadshow

Parent company Toyota denounced “unacceptable bigotry” and reiterated its commitment to diversity and inclusion. …read more Source:: CNet

Celebrate fatherhood with 2-packs of dad-themed face masks for $14 – CNET

Put some terrible dad jokes and father puns where your (or your dad’s) mouth is with these reusable masks. …read more Source:: CNet

Moore’s Law is deader than corduroy bell bottoms. But with a bit of smart coding it’s not the end of the road

Don’t aim for the bottom, go top down In his 1959 address to the American Physical Society at Caltech, physicist Richard Feynman gave a lecture titled, “There’s Plenty of Room at the Bottom,” laying out the opportunity ahead to manipulate matter at the atomic scale.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

States Are Leaning Toward a Push To Break Up Google’s Ad Tech Business

An anonymous reader quotes a report from CNBC: The state attorneys general investigating Google for potential antitrust violations are leaning towards pushing for a breakup of its ad technology business as part of an expected suit, people familiar with the situation told CNBC. Fifty attorneys general have been probing Google’s business practices for months, alongside…

Solving Online Events

Benedict Evans: I suspect part of the answer to this is actually that a lot of physical events will come back in some form as we emerge from lockdown. But this also makes me think that there will be new tools with much more radically new approaches, and some new behaviours and habits. Hence, it’s…