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Google Pixel 2 gets updated camera UI

With the Google Pixel 3 and 3 XL, Google added a bit more polish to the camera app. There’s a new mode selector that’s more in line with Apple and Samsung’s camera interfaces. This replaces the menu that you used to have to tap to get to the “Portrait” mode on the Pixel 2 or 2 XL. Just swipe across ... Read More »

LG opens up pre-orders of the V40 ThinQ in the US earlier than expected

The LG V40 ThinQ was unveiled two weeks ago and historically, the company has been opening up pre-orders a month after the announcement. This time around, however, LG says that the feedback from customers has led to the decision of launching the pre-orders sooner. So now, the handset can be found in the US with a price tag of $949 ($920 at ... Read More »

Making a Career Decision with Online Instruction

As a healthcare worker, you might grow weary of facing the same medical dilemmas day after day. You might begin to experience burnout far sooner in your career than you expected. You might be ready for a new challenge to take on with your set of professional skills. When you want to work with a population that is at-risk and ... Read More »

WhatsApp Said to Be Bringing ‘Swipe to Reply’ Feature to Android; Dark Mode May Arrive Soon Too

HIGHLIGHTS WhatsApp will add Swipe to Reply feature in the Android app The feature is available on the latest WhatsApp beta version WhatsApp is said to be working on a Dark Mode WhatsApp is reportedly working to bring the Swipe to Reply feature to its Android app. The messaging app has had an eventful 2018 as it has been launching and testing new ... Read More »

Facebook Announces Hiring of Human Rights Director

HIGHLIGHTS Facebook is facing allegations over the misuse of its platform New director would help promote peace, human freedoms He/she would also help crack down on those who undermine human rights Facing human rights violation allegations over the misuse of its platform by the Myanmar government to fuel atrocities against the Rohingya Muslim minority, social networking giant Facebook has announced the hiring ... Read More »

Hate Speech-Detecting AIs Can Be Fooled: Study

Machine learning detectors deployed by major social media and online platforms to track hate speech are “brittle and easy to deceive”, a study claims. The study, led by researchers from the Aalto University in Finland, found that bad grammar and awkward spelling – intentional or not – might make toxic social media comments harder for artificial intelligence (AI) detectors to spot. ... Read More »

Educate Yourself On Your Passion For Esthetics

A Passionate Career in Beauty Chances are, you’ve had a passion for beauty since you were young. Whether it be painting your nails, putting on your mother’s makeup, or wearing face masks at sleepovers with your friends, you’ve been interested in the topics that cover the field of esthetics. We’ve always been told by our elders that we should find ... Read More »

JD.com’s Billionaire CEO Richard Liu Released After US Arrest

The billionaire founder and chief executive of Chinese e-commerce firm JD.com, Richard Liu, was arrested in the US state of Minnesota on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct and later released after what the company said was a false accusation. JD.com, backed by Walmart, Alphabet’s Google, and China’s Tencent Holdings, said in a statement on Sunday that Liu, whose Chinese name is Liu Qiangdong, was falsely accused. ... Read More »

E-Sports: Move to Less Violent Games for 2022 Asiad, Says Alisport CEO

E-sports will shift away from violent content and towards sports-focused titles for the 2022 Asian Games, the CEO of Chinese tech giant Alibaba’s sports arm told Reuters on Sunday. Alisports CEO Zhang Dazhong, who partnered with the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) to feature electronic sports as a demonstration event in the 2018 Asian Games, said the discipline would need to evolve ... Read More »

VMware to Comply With Indian Government’s Demand to Localise Data

VMware, one of the largest enterprise software companies, says it has no problem with the demand by the Indian government to localise the servers used by big service providers to store users’ data. The $7.9 billion revenue company, which has tied up with Amazon to offer Public Cloud services on its Cloud arm Amazon Web Services (AWS), stresses there had been ... Read More »