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Tech Moves: Hiya CTO lands at Amazon; ex-Splunk president joins Karat board; and more

May 22, 2022

Marcelo Calbucci. (Photo courtesy of Calbucci) — Seattle tech vet Marcelo Calbucci is heading to Amazon after a 4-year stint as CTO at Whitepages spinout Hiya. Calbucci is joining Amazon’s People Experience Team. He told GeekWire that it’s a new group within the tech giant that is “working to improve the employee experience and make Amazon the best employer in the world.” Calbucci is a former Microsoft manager who co-founded Seattle startup EveryMove. He also had brief stint ...read more

Watts don’t matter when fast charging your phone — time does

May 22, 2022

The race to have the highest-wattage battery charger is firmly on among many smartphone makers. Yet quoting wattage is confusing and technically questionable, and we shouldn’t be sucked into believing this number matters, or thinking it tells us anything remotely informative. What’s most frustrating is there is a far more helpful number that perfectly captures what’s great about fast charging just waiting to be more widely used, and it’s one that everybody understands. Big numbers Watt ...read more

UFC Fight Night Review: Holm vs. Vieira

May 22, 2022

Last Updated on 22 May 2022 7:20 am (UK Time) Holly Holm and Ketlen Vieira engaged in a five round war that was so close, it wouldn’t be unthinkable for the two warriors to stage a rematch to settle the score. For now, one woman is a step closer to getting a crack at the UFC’s undisputed women’s bantamweight championship belt; the other must figure out her path back to contention. Overall, tonight’s edition of UFC Fight Night was filled with dramatic stoppages and controversial dec ...read more

Dragons respond to bombshell new Bird report

May 22, 2022

Jack Bird is set to honour his impending new deal with the Dragons despite reports suggesting the star was considering turning his back on the contract extension. Bird, who joined the Dragons in 2021 following an injury-ravaged stint with the Broncos, has been tabled a two-year, $1.1 million deal to remain with the club until the end of 2024. Nine's rugby league reporter Michael Chammas confirmed Bird will put pen to paper on the new deal within days. READ MORE: Baseball star accuses opponent ...read more

7 ways to prep your smart home before you go on vacation

May 22, 2022

You no doubt know the basics of home maintenance when you’re headed out for a vacation: Arm the security system, leave a light on so it looks like people are home, arrange for pet and plant care, and turn the thermostat down. But there’s an easier way to do it all automatically. Today’s smart home systems are packed with features, and many of them can help you prepare for a vacation, and take care of some important details while you’re gone. Here’s everything you can do with smart prod ...read more

Microsoft Edge taps AI to make grainy images look nice and crisp in your browser

May 22, 2022

If images begin to look sharper on Microsoft Edge compared to other browsers, there’s a reason for that. Microsoft is building in what it calls a “Turing Image Super Resolution engine” into Microsoft Edge, “upscaling” low-resolution images with higher fidelity. In effect, Edge will create a higher-resolution image using artificial intelligence, where it didn’t exist before. Upscaling isn’t new; Adobe Lightroom’s Super Resolution allows you to ...read more

Aussie star wins Champions League on one leg

May 22, 2022

A serious knee injury to Ellie Carpenter couldn't stop the Matildas star from celebrating her second Champions League title. The 22-year-old suffered a suspected ruptured ACL less than 15 minutes into the first half of Lyon's (Olympique Lyonnais) two-goal win over Barcelona on Sunday morning. Carpenter hurt her knee in an early challenge against Barca's Fridolina Rolfo but was able to play on. However, the defender's knee later gave way as she ran onto the ball, forcing her to be taken from the ...read more

I have reached the fifth stage of mourning after the last mass shooting in the United States

May 22, 2022

Denial On Friday, July 20, 2012, James E. Holmes walked into an Aurora, Colorado movie theater and bought a ticket. He then walked to an emergency exit, opened the door, got out, grabbed some guns from his car, walked back into the movie theater and started shooting. I could not believe it. Having one day dreamed of writing films, I often went to the cinema alone. Not because I was a loner but because I wanted to study films in silence. I didn’t want to be bothered with questions or ...read more

2023 Presidency: Respect Me As Elder And Give Me Votes – Ex-Governor, Tinubu Begs Jigawa Delegates

May 22, 2022

Home 2023 Presidency: Respect Me As Elder And Give Me Votes – Ex-Governor, Tinubu Begs Jigawa Delegates Published on 22 May 2022 Author Former governor of Lagos State and presidential aspirant of the ruling party, All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, has told party delegates in Jigawa State that not everyone vying for the position will be president. Tinubu also appealed to the state governor, Muhammad Badaru, to give him some delega ...read more

This simple Windows File Explorer trick blew my mind

May 22, 2022

I’ve been using Windows my entire life, so when I learn something new about it — it’s a big deal. This File Explorer keyboard shortcut has quickly gone to the top of my list for the best keyboard shortcuts in Windows. If you’re someone who works with lots of files of any kind, this keyboard shortcut to quickly rename them in bulk is a lifesaver. A click and a rename To get started with this simple trick, you’ll first want to open the folder that has all of the files that you’d like ...read more