Google and IBM may be battling for quantum supremacy, but Amazon is currently happy to be the middleman — today, it’s announcing and launching a preview of Amazon Braket, its attempt to turn the nascent field of quantum computing into a service you can access over the internet. “Amazon Braket is a fully managed AWS service, with security & encryption baked in at each level,” the company explains in a blog post.
Match Group, the largest dating app conglomerate in the US, doesn’t perform background checks on any of its apps’ free users. A ProPublica report today highlights a few incidents in which registered sex offenders went on dates with women who had no idea they were talking to a convicted criminal. These men then raped the women on their dates, leaving the women to report them to the police and to the apps’ moderators. These women expected their dating apps to protect them, or at least vet users, only to discover that Match has little to no insight on who’s using their apps.
There are plenty of great Cyber Monday deals across almost all categories of tech, but none more than gaming. Whether you’re interested in picking up some games, accessories like controllers or VR headsets, or full consoles, this year’s Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales have been a total treat. Below, you’ll find an up-to-date list of the best gaming sales happening during Cyber Monday. Some of them will end later today, while others will carry on.
Apple has been rumored to be working on an iPad and MacBook featuring Mini-LED displays for months, and a new research note from noted analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has now put a date on when to expect them: late 2020, via 9to5Mac.
Social video network TikTok apparently limited the reach of people with disabilities, including facial disfigurement and Down syndrome. According to Netzpolitik.org, which spoke with a source inside the company, the policy was supposed to protect users with a high risk of bullying. In practice, however, it apparently amounted to discrimination — and the problem was compounded by moderators who needed to make snap decisions about users’ physical and mental traits.
It’s Cyber Monday, which means everyone is sorting through deals for all kinds of electronics. The number of sales may be overwhelming, which is why we’ve picked the best deal on a tablet: the seventh-generation iPad.
Researchers have identified a previously unknown species of pterosaur that lived 95 million years ago.
Target’s Cyber Monday deals are here, so if you missed your chance to snag any deals last week, you’ve got a second shot today. As with Black Friday, a lot of these deals can be found elsewhere at places like Amazon and Best Buy, but if there’s a particular deal you’re chasing that’s already sold out elsewhere, Target can be worth checking out. These deals should be available through the end of the day.