Day: February 9, 2021

Alteryx stock drops as Q4 results beat expectations, but forecast disappoints

Company’s CEO says 2021 to be “year of transition” for the company. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Users are flocking to social plus networks like Fishbrain

During the pandemic the world witnessed a social media migration, as users flocked to social plus networks. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Akamai tops Q4 expectations, announces reorganization and new CTO

The company said it was reorganizing its business groups with a greater focus on its security division. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Lyft stock rises as Q4 revenue and profit beat expectations despite continued COVID-19 pressure on rides

Lyft’s CEO said the company is stronger “than at any time in our past” even though COVID-19 continued to reduce demand. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Reverse Engineering USB Protocols on a Function Generator

When working with test equipment such as oscilloscopes and function generators, it can be useful to take a screen capture. Historically this was done with Polaroid cameras that were bolted in place, but these days it can be done over a simple USB connection. [Majenko] didn’t like the Windows-only software that shipped with their Tenma…

Fossil Fuels Caused 8.7 Million Deaths Globally in 2018, Research Finds

Air pollution caused by the burning of fossil fuels such as coal and oil was responsible for 8.7 million deaths globally in 2018, a staggering one in five of all people who died that year, new research has found. From a report: Countries with the most prodigious consumption of fossil fuels to power factories, homes…

Android 12 rumored to get new widgets and privacy features – CNET

An unverified leak spotted by tech blog XDA Developers could show the first screenshots of Google’s latest operating system. …read more Source:: CNet

As Huawei’s semiconductor purchases slip, its founder tries a new tactic: Flattery

Ren Zhengfei wants to talk to the Biden administration Semiconductor purchases are a strong indicator of how the wider hardware industry is faring. An analysis of last year’s numbers from Gartner paints a rosy picture with mobile and computer vendors increasingly hungry for chips on the back of pandemic-driven device demand. There was one exception,…

The best protein powders for building muscle in 2021 – CNET

Whey, casein and plant-based protein: The best protein powders for getting strong and fit. …read more Source:: CNet

2022 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross prices slide in under $25,000 – Roadshow

The 2022 Eclipse Cross comes with far better looks, too. …read more Source:: CNet