Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired California’s Air Pollution Cops Are Eyeing Uber and Lyft

Hexbyte Tech News Wired California’s Air Pollution Cops Are Eyeing Uber and Lyft

Since Uber and Lyft burst onto the scene a decade ago, the companies have established a reputation for dodging government regulations. Now, California is working on first-of-their-kind rules to limit emissions from ride-hail vehicles, which could force the companies to get about one-third of their drivers into electric vehicles by the end of 2030. To…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired 9 Tips to Keep Your Cloud Storage Safe and Secure

Hexbyte Tech News Wired 9 Tips to Keep Your Cloud Storage Safe and Secure

With cloud storage now so tightly integrated into desktop and mobile operating systems, we’re all syncing more data to and from the cloud than ever before: our photos, videos, documents, passwords, music, and more. There are plenty of benefits to having access to all of your data anywhere and from any device, of course, but…

Hexbyte  News  Computers Those fake baseball fans are creeping people out

Hexbyte News Computers Those fake baseball fans are creeping people out

As part of an attempt to make Major League Baseball games in this weird, coronavirus-shortened season seem as close to normal as possible, Fox Sports decided to create virtual fans, digital versions of cheering people who would react to the games broadcast on Fox the way real fans do. Let’s just say they didn’t quite…

Hexbyte  News  Computers Apple’s AirPods Pro are on sale for $200 at Staples

Hexbyte News Computers Apple’s AirPods Pro are on sale for $200 at Staples

Staples is running an incredible sale on Apple’s AirPods Pro earbuds, bringing the retail price down to $200, or $50 off its usual $250 price tag. This the best deal we have seen yet for Apple’s flagship true wireless earbuds. Unlike its sibling, the AirPods, which has a hard plastic “one size fits most” design,…