Countries Are Building Giant ‘Sand Motors’ to Protect Their Coasts From Erosion

This story originally appeared on Grist and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration. When governments find themselves fighting the threat of coastal erosion, their default response tends to be pretty simple: If sand is disappearing from a beach, they pump in more sand to replace it. This strategy, known as “beach nourishment,” has become […]

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Honor unveils Protect Plan ahead of X9b launch in India

The Honor X9b is arriving on February 15 in India, and today the company introduced a Protect Plan, which will be offered for free to everyone who purchases the midranger. The plan includes a free one-time screen replacement, extended warranty, improved door-to-door phone service, and “assured buy back”. According to an official press release, the […]

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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says there’s ‘enough technology’ to protect the US presidential election from AI deepfakes and misinformation in an interview

What you need to know While appearing on an interview at NBC’s Nightly News Exclusive segment hosted by Lester Holt, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella pointed out that there’s enough technology in place to protect the forthcoming US presidential elections from AI deepfakes and misinformation. This includes watermarking, detecting deepfakes, and content IDs. Microsoft also plans […]

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Raven Software to re-enable the Champion’s Quest for Call of Duty: Warzone after disabling the challenge to ‘protect the integrity of the experience’

What you need to know The Champion’s Quest is a special challenge contract offered to Call of Duty: Warzone players who have had 5 consecutive wins or earned 30 wins overall. Completing the quest allows the squad to activate an endgame scenario as a win condition.  A new Champion’s Quest challenge was added to Warzone […]

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During Pregnancy, the Placenta Hacks the Immune System to Protect the Fetus

“The cell is effectively dressing up as an infectious agent,” Kagan said. “The result is that it convinces itself that it’s infected, and then operates as such.” Simmering Immunity Immune responses can be destructive, and antiviral responses especially so. Because viruses are at their most dangerous when they’re already inside a cell, most immune strategies […]

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Microsoft will protect election processes from AI deepfakes by empowering voters with ‘authoritative’ and factual election news on Bing

What you need to know Microsoft has highlighted its plans to protect the electoral processes from deepfakes and misinformation. The company plans to unveil a “Content Credentials as a Service” tool that will help political campaigns protect their content from being used to spread wrong and inaccurate information. Microsoft intends to leverage its voice to […]

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Weight-Loss Drugs Ozempic and Wegovy Can Also Protect the Heart

The trial was sponsored by Novo Nordisk, which makes Ozempic and Wegovy. Semaglutide was originally developed by the company as a medication to treat type 2 diabetes. (It has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration as Ozempic for diabetes and Wegovy for weight management, although Ozempic is also prescribed off-label for weight […]

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Ozempic and Wegovy Can Also Protect Your Heart

The trial was sponsored by Novo Nordisk, which makes Ozempic and Wegovy. Semaglutide was originally developed by the company as a medication to treat type 2 diabetes. (It has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration as Ozempic for diabetes and Wegovy for weight management, although Ozempic is also prescribed off-label for weight […]

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How to Protect Your Apple ID With Security Keys

Apple has introduced security keys as an additional step to help users protect their Apple ID accounts. Keep reading to learn why the alternative authentication method is the most secure method available and what you need to do to set it up. What Are Security Keys? With the release of iOS 16.3, iPadOS 16.3, and […]

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Protect your Galaxy smartphone’s battery to increase its lifespan

Smartphones have increasingly become more powerful (and boring) over the last few years, as a result of which many people are hanging on to their phones longer. It’s why Samsung (along with some other manufacturers) has started extending the software support period for their devices, with up to four years of OS upgrades and five […]

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How to Password Protect an Excel File on Mac (With Unlocking)

You must learn how to password protect an Excel file on MacBook and iMac to protect Excel workbooks from people with malicious intentions. Microsoft Excel is one of the most widely used apps for data analysis, visualization, and storage. It’s equally liked by Windows PC and Mac users. On Mac, Excel offers almost all the […]

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Here’s everything Samsung is doing to protect the oceans

Samsung has been putting in all its efforts to minimize the impact on the environment by using discarded fishing nets for making its products and implementing other AI features. It recently got a Platinum certification from the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) for water resource management. Previously as well, it has been awarded multiple awards […]

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Protect Your Accounts With Built-In 2FA Support

We can’t overstate how important it is to use a password manager, as there are countless accounts that you have passwords and logins for. Chances are that you’ve already seen or heard about massive security breaches from various companies resulting in passwords and critical information being hacked and used for nefarious purposes. Using a secure […]

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How to Protect Your Kids From Adult Content—Without Censorship

That doesn’t mean that you should talk to your five-year-old about condoms and birth control, however. Basic sex education starts with, well, the very very basics. Over at the sex education site Amaze, there’s an entire section, Amaze Jr., that offers resources for talking about sex with kindergarteners and grade schoolers—including a whole collection of videos that […]

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How to password protect a folder on Windows 10

Although Windows 10 doesn’t have the option to protect folders and files with a password, it doesn’t mean your data isn’t secure. One of the reasons why you can’t apply a password to a folder is that your account is already protected from unauthorized access with a password (and even encryption if you use BitLocker). […]

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Protect your PC! Norton Antivirus’s best sale of the year ends in less than a day

Did you get a new PC over the Black Friday weekend? Or shop for some upgrades on Cyber Monday? Then save your new gear from viruses, malware, ransomware, and prying eyes with some new Norton Antivirus protection and save up to 83% off based on the plan you choose (opens in new tab). This deal […]

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Facebook introduces new tools to protect teens and their privacy

Meta has been under constant fire from regulators and governments for not protecting teens on its platforms Facebook and Instagram, and now the Mark Zuckerberg-owned company introduced updates to address this. The company is now adding more filters to the People You May Know feature, limiting friends’ list visibility and bringing new tools to spread […]

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New York Voted to Protect the Planet. California Did Not

But in a move that puzzled many of the state’s progressives, Governor Gavin Newsom, a Democrat, joined the California Republican Party to oppose the measure because of Lyft’s involvement. He called it “a special interest carve-out” and a “cynical scheme devised by a single corporation to funnel state income tax revenue to their company.” The governor […]

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One UI feature focus: Auto factory reset to protect personal data

Samsung’s proprietary One UI software that defines the company’s mobile user experience is chock-full of security features, from the Knox platform and Secure Folder to several options for locking and unlocking your Galaxy smartphone. In addition, One UI provides a few tools that can come in handy if you lose your device, including Find My […]

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UAG announces range of cases to protect Microsoft’s new Surface Pro 9

What you need to know UAG just announced a range of cases for the Surface Pro 9. The lineup includes the Scout Series, which works with the 2-in-1’s kickstand, and the Metropolis, which has tactile grip. A Plasma case with a built-in kickstand and 360-degree rotating hand strap is also available. Microsoft recently announced the […]

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