Federal maritime commissioners praise growth at Port of Mobile

Two members of the Federal Maritime Commission praised the growth, diversity and import-export balance of the Port of Mobile during a visit on Wednesday. Commissioners Carl W. Bentzel and Louis E. Sola spoke briefly to the media Wednesday evening, along with Alabama Senate Majority Leader Clay Scofield, R-Arab, and Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson. As a … Read more

‘I’m sorry,’ Mobile man tells family of Theodore High School senior killed in wreck

MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) – After an emotionally wrenching sentencing hearing, a judge on Wednesday imposed a sentence that will allow a drug-impaired driver responsible for a fatal car wreck to get out of jail in about six months. It was the maximum allowed by Alabama law. Prosecutors originally charged Yaderik Madera-Morales, 23, of Mobile, with … Read more

“The Santa Clauses” (Disney+) Tim Allen Shares Thoughts on Retiring

Nearly 30 years ago, Tim Allen put on the suit and became “the big guy” in The Santa Clause. The 1994 Christmas classic starring Allen as Scott Calvin aka Santa went on to spawn two sequels, The Santa Clause 2 and The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause, and now a limited series, The Santa … Read more

Atlassian Open DevOps tools stitch together more workflows

An update to Atlassian’s Open DevOps expands integrations with third-party products as well as its own tools, as the vendor takes a different tack on developer toolchains compared to its major competitors. Generally, the Open DevOps approach, which emphasizes developer choice and integration with third-party tools, is a deliberate departure from competitor products that seek … Read more

How to easily sideload apps on any iPhone using AltStore

Apple’s iPhones are pretty famous for being closed off, with jailbreaking being the only way that most people can imagine sideloading apps. However, there are other ways to sideload apps onto an iPhone, and the easiest way is through AltStore. AltStore is, as the name implies, an alternative app store for iOS devices. Made by … Read more

RealPage lawsuit: ProPublica investigation reveals potential apartment rental price fixing involving Texas software company

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Is a Texas software company allowing landlords to work together and drive up the price for renters? Congressional Democrats believe it might be, with three new class-action lawsuits filed against RealPage, which is based in the Dallas area. RealPage’s software, YieldStar, essentially takes market data from surrounding properties and uses it … Read more

Big Screen, Even Bigger Battery Life

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. The iPhone 14 Plus is basically the standard iPhone 14 with a larger screen. It feels like a feather compared to the iPhone 14 Pro Max, plus it’s $200 less and has better battery life. It doesn’t have the latest features … Read more

Service Simplifies Natural Language Processing for Developers

Natural language processing isn’t exactly a run-of-the-mill developer skill; but now, developers can access NLP capabilities through an as-a-service offering. OneAI launched the service in May and has signed “tens of thousands of developers” onto its low-code platform, founder and CEO Amit Ben told the New Stack. “Over that time, we’ve expanded the API capabilities, … Read more

IT security researchers find 2 new surveillance tools that target Uyghur mobile apps — Radio Free Asia

China has been hacking into Uyghur-language mobile apps and infecting users’ devices to further monitor the persecuted predominantly-Muslim group in its northwestern Xinjiang region and in other countries, according to a new report. Researchers at the Threat Lab at California-based computer and network security company Lookout have uncovered two new surveillance tools they call BadBazaar … Read more