Apple added an Apple Pay landing page to its regional Mexico website late on Tuesday, indicating the mobile payment system could launch in the country imminently.
Way back in March there were suggestions that Apple Pay could be coming to Mexico, after reports that some iPhone users in the country had been able to add their Banregio cards to the Wallet app, with only the verification process failing.
Cards from banks other than Banregio were not able to be added to the Wallet app on the iPhone, suggesting Apple Pay in Mexico could be limited to Banregio at launch.
That’s still uncertain, since the Apple Pay page on Apple’s Mexican website offers no launch date and doesn’t list any banks that will integrate with the service. All it says is Apple Pay will be compatible with “credit and debit cards of the most important payment networks, issued by various banks,”
For roughly half of respondents, most or all of their courses would offer live streaming, video capture, and microphone and speaker integration. Only about a third of respondents reported that most or all of their courses would include video screens to display remote students.
Most higher-ed tech leaders seem to voice common concerns when it comes to managing the move online.
1. Doing more with less. One of the key challenges is the strain on financial resources and the strain on staffing. As IT and facilities departments are called upon to lead their institutions through major adjustments and changes, many are also being asked to do so in the midst of staff shortages, hiring freezes, and budget cuts.
2. Solutions that aren’t. Many institutions are encountering the issue of rushed or ineffective solutions that aren’t quite what higher-ed tech leaders intended or needed.
Facebook has restricted the distribution of the page belonging to conservative talk show host Mark Levin for “repeated sharing of false news,” according to a notice from the largest social media giant Levin shared on his account on Parler.
Levin, a staunch defender of President Donald Trump and a fierce critic of the mainstream media, denies that he’s misled anyone and accused Facebook of “censorship” and “pushing a left-wing agenda.”
“Every link I post is from a legitimate source,” Levin wrote on Parler, a social media site favored by conservatives. “But because so many people are seeing what I’m posting and we’re within weeks of the election, it’s clear that Facebook is trying to influence the election’s outcome.”
It wasn’t clear which posts Facebook found objectionable. The official Facebook page for The
Cooling is tricky business for laptops in general, and especially thinner and lighter designs with this kind of horsepower under the hood. To keep temps in check, Dell employed its “Cryo-Tech” cooling technology, which consists in part of “creative thermal module designs” as the company puts it. The Alienware m15 R3 also uses a new CPU vapor chamber cooling system on configurations that feature a GeForce GTX 1660 Ti or higher GPU.
For this latest iteration, Dell-Alienware made a few upgrades to the cooling scheme in general. There are 25 percent more fan blades over last year’s model, resulting in a 10 percent CFM (cubic feet per minute) jump in overall airflow. Dell also says it added 39 percent more weight in copper to the heat sink itself, to help dissipate more heat.
Gaming laptops are not necessarily expected to be quiet machines, given their comparatively intense workloads (3D graphics).
A “program integration council” run by the Space and Missile Systems Center will include representatives from DoD space-buying agencies and the National Reconnaissance Office.
WASHINGTON — The Space Force announced in June that one of its major field organizations will be an acquisition command that will unify the current mishmash of agencies that handle space programs.
The new organization, the Space Systems Command, has not yet been stood up. In the meantime, representatives from several space buying agencies will be meeting regularly in an informal “program integration council” led by the Space Force’s Space and Missile Systems Center.
“We want to make sure that there’s alignment across programs,” Col. Dennis Bythewood, the Space and Missile Systems Center’s director of special programs, told SpaceNews in an interview.
The integration council is run by the Space and Missile Systems Center. It includes representatives from agencies that operate independently from the Space Force