Verify: Can laptops and tablets record you 24/7? School provided

Hellen Wadman

Posts are popping up from around the country about whether school-provided laptops and tablets could be recording around the clock. Here’s a breakdown.

Is it technologically possible for a school-provided computer or tablet to be recording 24/7?

Yes, it’s possible for someone with administrative access to a device to install software that could remotely record.

While it is possible, the Verify team has not heard of any instances of this

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Super-fast internet, new digital services

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The commercial launch of 5G in the Philippines will bring not only super-fast internet for mobile phone users, but also introduce a new generation of digital services for both individual and enterprise customers.

“5G is a major milestone in the development of mobile phone services and digital technologies.” said Ramon Isberto, PLDT-Smart Public Affairs head and first vice president, in an interview with Cito

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The Gadget That Turns Any Old Tub Into a Full-On Whirlpool (and It’s Honestly So Much Cheaper)

Hellen Wadman

One of the best things you can do to unwind on vacation is fill the fancy hotel bathtub with warm water, turn on the jets, and soak your bod as you look out the window at the Swedish Alps (yes, I’m daydreaming). Sure, you could take a bath in your—let’s call it what it is—tub… but it’s not quite the same. The next best thing, though? Get yourself this Conair

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Stanford researchers develop new way to study ocean life

Hellen Wadman

Like spirits passing between worlds, billions of invisible beings rise to meet the starlight, then descend into darkness at sunrise. Microscopic plankton’s daily journey between the ocean’s depths and surface holds the key to understanding crucial planetary processes, but has remained largely a mystery until now. A new Stanford-developed rotating microscope, outlined in a study published Aug. 17 in Nature Methods, offers for the first time a way to track

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Does your broadband need a boost? The best deals available for ‘superfast’ internet with a large chunk of people working from home

Hellen Wadman



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Despite the Government encouraging workers to get back to the office, many continue to work from home, either full-time or part-time.

It may now mean households are on the hunt for faster and more reliable internet deal, with an increased strain on their service. 

Holly Niblett, head of digital at Compare the Market, said: ‘We have seen a huge increase in the number

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Six new gadgets that will make you feel like you’re living in the future

Hellen Wadman

New tech products are always hitting the market, but every now and then some are released that are total game-changers. Tech expert Avery Swartz is always on the lookout for the coolest new gadgets, and this time around she has some incredible picks that will make you feel like you’re living in the future. From a foldable smartphone to a wearable keyboard, check out the gallery below for some of

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Aytu BioScience Announces Global Agreement to Distribute Pinnacle IVD Corporation’s 15-Minute COVID-19 Antigen Test

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Pinnacle Plans to Scale U.S. Manufacturing Capacity to 25 Million Tests Per Month

Cost-Effective 15-Minute Rapid Antigen Test Demonstrates 100% Specificity for COVID-19 Detection When Compared with RT-PCR

ENGLEWOOD, CO / ACCESSWIRE / September 8, 2020 / Aytu BioScience, Inc. (NASDAQ:AYTU), a specialty pharmaceutical company (the “Company”) focused on commercializing novel products that address significant patient needs announced today that the Company has signed an agreement to distribute the Pinnacle

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Study of Ocean Salinity Reveals Amped-Up Global Water Cycle

Hellen Wadman

Climate change has boosted the amount of evaporation across Earth’s surface, leading to more frequent extreme weather events from megadroughts to monster hurricanes.

Salinity-contrast time series from 1960 to 2017. (Background photo by Xilin Wang.)

(CN) — There is something in the water on planet Earth.

A study published Wednesday reveals climate change has amplified the water cycle, which explains the more frequent extreme weather patterns in recent years.

The

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Blue light from a computer or phone can age the skin as badly as the midday Sun

Hellen Wadman

Leading Optometrist, Dhruvin Patel is a specialist in the impact of blue light on eye health – that is light produced by phone and computer screens. 

Blue Light can make it harder to fall asleep and have an impact on the health of eyes

Researchers say exposure to blue light could increase the risk of damage to eyesight and make it harder to fall asleep.

Patel shared his tips for

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Twin Vee Launches a Web-based Marketplace and Social Hub to Connect Buyers & Sellers

Hellen Wadman

FORT PIERCE, FL / ACCESSWIRE / September 10, 2020 / Twin Vee PowerCats, Inc. (OTC PINK:TVPC), one of the largest production-based dual hull boat companies in the United States, today launched Twin Vee Connect, a social platform that will innovate the boat buying and boat owning experience for Twin Vee’s customers and dealers. The new site is another technological leap forward that adheres to the commitment Twin Vee made to

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Clouds in the ocean: Microsoft touts viability of underwater data centres

Hellen Wadman

Project Natick, Vessel retrieval Stromness, Orkney. Microsoft - Tuesday 7th to Wednesday 15th of July 2020

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In 2014, Microsoft was convinced a sealed container on the ocean floor could provide ways to improve the overall reliability of data centres so, in 2015, it tested its first underwater data centre. 

After working on its design and proving its viability, the company in 2018 deployed a pod full of servers off the coast of Scotland’s Orkney Islands.

The Northern Isles underwater data centre was manufactured by

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Sarasota tech group seeks computer donations for people in need

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Sarasota nonprofit that fixes up and donates computers and more is in need of contributions

Emily Wunderlich
 
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Mike Hutchinson and other volunteers at the Suncoast Technology Users Group are accustomed to turning old technology into problems solved. 

But now they’re faced with a new problem: not enough technology to circulate back into the community.

The Sarasota-based nonprofit refurbishes and donates roughly 1,200 computers to people in need 

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The best broadband deals in September 2020

Hellen Wadman

Ah, the search for broadband deals. If your internet plan has finally reached its end, you’ll be thinking of diving back into the slightly confusing pile of offers, prices, discounts and promotions. 

However, there is no need to worry – we’re going to guide you through it. We’ll bring you the best and cheapest broadband deals, inform you on the kind of speeds you need and help you find your

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Airtel new broadband plans: Airtel announces new broadband plans: All that’s new and changed

Hellen Wadman

Soon after Reliance announced its unlimited data broadband plans, Airtel has joined the war by launching its new unlimited broadband plans. The new plan ranges from Rs 499 to Rs 1,499 and all of them offer unlimited benefits to users including data, calling and more. The telecom provider earlier used to offer limited data with the option to convert them into unlimited plan by adding Rs 299 add-on pack
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The Latest: South Korea stays in downward infection trend | National News

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The National Institutes of Health will coordinate a study in hospitalized patients comparing low and regular doses of the blood thinner heparin. The study will involve more than 100 sites around the world participating in a research effort with various governments, drug companies, universities and others to speed coronavirus therapies.

A second study in COVID-19 patients not sick enough to need hospitalization will test various strategies against placebo pills: baby

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Coronavirus: Scientists develop new tool to monitor virus mutations

Hellen Wadman

Scientists assessed the genome data of more than 1,20,000 samples of the novel coronavirus, and have developed a new tool to monitor mutations in the virus that may make it difficult to develop vaccines and drugs for COVID-19. According to the researchers, including those from the University of Melbourne in Australia, ensuring treatments remain effective as the virus mutates is a huge challenge for scientists across the world.

They explained

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Republican candidates for governor discuss the best way to ensure people throughout NH have access to internet

Hellen Wadman

Republican candidates for governor discuss the best way to ensure people throughout NH have access to internet


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CAN REQUEST A BALLOT RIGHT NOW. HOPE IT HELPS BACK TO YOU. JEAN: THANKS TO YOU. THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC HAS HIGHLIGHTED A LACK OF HIGH-SPEED INTERNET IN CERTAIN PARTS OF NEW HAMPSHIRE. SO WE ASKED INCUMBENT GOVERNOR CHRIS SUNUNU AND HIS REPUBLICAN

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Instant Pot now makes a coffee and espresso machine, and there’s only one place to get it

Hellen Wadman

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The company behind the beloved Instant Pot pressure cooker recently launched a new coffee machine called the Instant Pod, and it’s probably going to be your next favorite

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Hundreds of Veterans to Receive Convalescent Plasma in VA Test

Hellen Wadman

The Department of Veterans Affairs has announced plans for randomized testing of 700 veterans on the effectiveness of convalescent plasma in treating COVID-19, amid an open feud between public health agencies on its therapeutic value.

“This trial will go a long way toward helping in the fight against COVID-19,” VA Secretary Robert Wilkie said. In the test, focused on veterans who are sick with the virus, and hospitalized as VA

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Can Ocean Forests Help Solve The Climate Crisis?

Hellen Wadman

By Emma Bryce

Sixty years ago, Tasmania’s coastline was cushioned by a velvety forest of kelp so dense it would ensnare local fishers as they headed out in their boats. “We speak especially to the older generation of fishers, and they say, ‘When I was your age, this bay was so thick with kelp, we actually had to cut a channel though it,'” says Cayne Layton, a postdoctoral research fellow

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