Category Archives: Interesting

YouTube to End Targeted Ads on Kids Videos – Bloomberg

To satisfy regulators, YouTube officials are finalizing plans to end “targeted” advertisements on videos kids are likely to watch, according to three people familiar with the discussion. The move could immediately dent ad sales for the video giant — though not nearly as much as other proposals on the table.
— Read on www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-08-20/youtube-plans-to-end-targeted-ads-to-kids-to-comply-with-ftc

The Mountain in Beverly Hills, once listed for $1 billion, just sold for $100,000. – Los Angeles Times

After listing for $1 billion last year, a 157-acre Beverly Hills property called The Mountain has sold at foreclosure auction for $100,000 to the estate of Mark Hughes, the property’s previous owner.
— Read on www.latimes.com/business/real-estate/story/2019-08-20/beverly-hills-the-mountain-auction-100-000

Amazon can now sense your fear (when not selling you calming scented candles) | TechRadar

The company says its facial recognition tech can accurately read eight emotions, including terror of the concept.
— Read on www.techradar.com/news/amazon-can-now-sense-your-fear-when-not-selling-you-calming-scented-candles

What is a smart city and how does one plan for it? | TechRadar

The exponential growth of cities around the globe comes with new technical challenges, and the potential for smart cities.
— Read on www.techradar.com/news/what-is-a-smart-city-and-how-does-one-plan-for-it

MOVIE: Chef

2014: Directed by Jon Favreau. With Jon Favreau, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Dustin Hoffman.

A head chef quits his restaurant job and buys a food truck in an effort to reclaim his creative promise, while piecing back together his estranged family.


— Read on m.imdb.com/title/tt2883512/

Great movie playing right now on Amazon Prime.

BrownieBytes gives it 5 Brownies!

Warning for iPhone & iPad Apple Users – Security Threat!

Apple has failed to fix a 4 year old bug so now iPhone and iPad users are vulnerable to a security threat. www.forbes.com/sites/gordonkelly/2019/08/10/apple-iphone-ipad-security-warning-ios-12-ios13-iphone-xs-max-xr/