Month: May 2021

Windows 10 users are complaining about getting repeated pop-ups with recommendations for switching the default browser and search engine on their machines. These pop-up are basically advertising Microsoft’s own Chromium Edge browser and Bing search engine. The pop-ups are showing up on a Windows 10 system using its built-in notification centre. They serve as ads
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On May 13, 2021, online chat software Discord celebrated its sixth birthday with a complete brand overhaul. For the first time since its release in 2015, Discord’s signature logo, font, and color were changed. Soon after the announcement was made, it became very clear that a vocal number of users were not happy with the app’s
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Twitter is one of the most microblogging and social networking platform globally. It not only allow people to voice their opinions online but creates an space for people to reach out to others or for organisations to reach out to their customers. Twitter has a massive userbase and every user has a feed where they
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Xiaomi has introduced 200W HyperCharge fast charging technology that claims to fully charge a 4,000mAh battery in less than 8 minutes. Additionally, the company has introduced 120W wireless fast charging technology that claims to fully charge a smartphone with the same battery capacity within 15 minutes. The 200W HyperCharge fast charging technology comes after the
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Intel’s CEO said on Monday it could take several years for a global shortage of semiconductors to be resolved, a problem that has shuttered some auto production lines and is also being felt in other areas, including consumer electronics. Pat Gelsinger told a virtual session of the Computex trade show in Taipei that the work-and-study-from-home
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Blockchain, also known as Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT), is used for preserving the history and integrity of digital assets through the use of cryptographic hashing and decentralization techniques. The decentralization of the transactions makes them transparent and hard to alter. But what exactly is the blockchain and can it actually be hacked? What is its relationship with
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Amazon has added a ‘Featured Articles’ section where viewers can read a selection of articles for free. The new section was silently added to the website and mobile app. It includes categories such as exclusive, sports, auto, entertainment, politics, and more. It sources the articles from various publications and brings them together in one place.
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The Iranian government has banned mining Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies in the country, blaming the energy heavy process of crypto-mining for a series of blackouts in cities across Iran. The ban will currently last until September 22, according to Iran’s president, Hassan Rouhani. The crypto crackdown has been going on for some time. Gizmodo notes that,
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Twitter for Android usually works just fine. However, there are times where it experiences hiccups. If you’re experiencing an issue where Twitter keeps crashing on your Android device, something is definitely off either with your device or the app. Figuring out the exact cause of the issue is sometimes difficult. In cases like this, it’s
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Facebook lets you connect with anyone in the world whenever you want, but finding someone in your local area is a little more challenging. With Facebook Neighborhoods, you can engage with locals who share the same interests and hobbies as you. In this article, you’ll find out what the feature is. You’ll also discover who
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Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra, Galaxy Tab S8+, and Galaxy Tab S8 are expected to be the upcoming flagship tablet models from the company. Ahead of their official announcement, their pricing and specifications have been allegedly leaked. The three tablets have been codenamed Basquiat 3, Basquiat 2, and Basquiat 1, respectively. Just like last year’s
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Automation is taking the world by storm. Many jobs have been phased out in the last couple of decades, with others still under question. This has led to understandable anxiety in some people. Choosing your career path comes with some difficult questions attached. You have to be careful not to pick something that might become obsolete
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A team at the MIT Lincoln Laboratory’s Artificial Intelligence Software Architectures and Algorithms Group attempted to better understand disinformation campaigns and also aimed to create a mechanism to detect them. The objective of the Reconnaissance of Influence Operations (RIO) programme was also to ensure the ones spreading this misinformation on social media platforms are identified.
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