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Technology Snap Lays Off Two Dozen Employees
Author: 0 Snap Lays Off Two Dozen Employees

The layoffs were largely centred on Snap's content division, with some also taking place in Snap's engineering and partnership teams. Things are shaking up at Snap Inc . Snap's content team, which reports to head of content Nick Bell, is consolidating its operations at the company's Venice, Calif., headquarters. This isn't the first firing rage Snap went on.

Technology Reliance Industries' third quarter net profit up 5.4%
Author: 0 Reliance Industries' third quarter net profit up 5.4%

Reliance Retails revenue in the quarter under review jumped over two-fold at Rs 18,798 crore as against Rs 8,688 crore in the year-ago period. Bharti Airtel , the country's largest telecom operator, yesterday reported its seventh straight quarterly decline in net profit.

Technology Project Linda could launch with Razer Phone sequel in September
Author: 0 Project Linda could launch with Razer Phone sequel in September

However, the consumer release of Project Linda would be just as interesting. One can complete the laptop input experience by using the docked smartphone as a touchpad to control games and apps or one can use the company's HyperFlux, a wireless mouse technology which charges itself from the mouse pad.

Technology Italy probing Apple and Samsung over planned obsolence
Author: 0 Italy probing Apple and Samsung over planned obsolence

Italy's competition authority is looking into charges that Apple and Samsung are surreptitiously slowing down old phones to push consumers into buying new products. authorities. Apple and Samsung also advised consumers to accept software upgrades without adequately informing them as to their possible consequences, the statement said.

Technology IOS Messaging Bug Can Freeze Your iPhone
Author: 0 IOS Messaging Bug Can Freeze Your iPhone

The issue was found by software developer Abraham Masri , who found sending a message containing a particular link can crash and in some cases restart your iPhone altogether. "I'm not going to re-upload it". Mr Masri said he had reported the bug to Apple before releasing it online, but its removal means malicious messages can no longer be sent linking to it.

Technology Huawei Honor View 10 gets Face Unlock in Latest Update
Author: 0 Huawei Honor View 10 gets Face Unlock in Latest Update

Prior to this, the company had incorporated Face Unlock feature only for monitoring notifications. Lastly, the phone can tell you are looking at the screen and detects the position of your head. To enable face recognition, you need to enroll your face by accusing Face recognition feature in phone settings menu. The update also brings in some other features like the ability to change the background of the images while using the front camera, AI motion detection in the front and rear ...

Technology Battlefield 1 Apocalypse Maps, Weapons and More Revealed
Author: 0 Battlefield 1 Apocalypse Maps, Weapons and More Revealed

The expansion, Battlefield 1 Apocalypse , is following up the game's latest expansion Turning Tides , which released in December 2017. Like its predecessors Battlefield 3 and Battlefield 4, it was paired with a paid expansion pass that delivers additional maps and content during a year-long window after launch.

Author: 0 Samsung working to embed camera and fingerprint sensor into a smartphone's display

Samsung filed a patent titled "Electronics apparatus having a hole area within screen and control method thereof", on January 18 with the World Intellectual Property Organization. Samsung is making its smartphones better with every passing day by introducing awesome yet unique features. Apparently, Samsung is not only trying to embed the camera and sensor but also the biometric sensor in the phone's display.

Technology Program protecting young illegal immigrants 'probably' dead
Author: 0 Program protecting young illegal immigrants 'probably' dead

The No. 2 House Democrat said Tuesday that President Donald Trump qualifies as a racist and argued against the bipartisan Senate compromise to address the expiring Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. But the Senate declined to take it up after concerns from Democrats that, among other issues, it did not go almost far enough to help Puerto Rico, where more than a third of the island remains without electricity.

Technology Jammu and Kashmir: Avalanche kills Swedish skier in Gulmarg resort, another rescued
Author: 0 Jammu and Kashmir: Avalanche kills Swedish skier in Gulmarg resort, another rescued

An official said that a Swedish tourist, identified as Daniel, was killed while another went missing after the avalanche struck near second phase of Gandola cable vehicle project on Affarwat peak. "Very unfortunate. How were these skiers allowed to ski off-piste considering that avalanche warnings had been issued 24 hours ago?" Last June, seven people including two children were killed when the cable vehicle crashed to the ground.

Technology Archer C1200 WiFi Disconnects Issue and Resolution - TP-Link
Author: 0 Archer C1200 WiFi Disconnects Issue and Resolution - TP-Link

From what we have gathered so far, the issue appears to be related to some recent releases of Android OS and Google Apps. The network router would force restart and a wireless connection would be rendered inaccessible. This occurs when the device is awakened from the "sleep mode", and could exceed more than 100,000 packets in a short amount of time. The company, however, immediately fixed the issue with a firmware update.

Technology Fortnite Has New Battle Royale Map Update
Author: 0 Fortnite Has New Battle Royale Map Update

Speaking on Reddit, Epic's community spoke candidly with the Paragon community about the future of the MOBA and how Fortnite's success has impacted the studio's future plans for the project. That includes users who paid full price for Fortnite , and those who downloaded the free-to-play Battle Royale mode on PlayStation 4, Windows PC and Xbox One.

Technology Nintendo Labo shows how serious the Switch is about off-screen fun
Author: 0 Nintendo Labo shows how serious the Switch is about off-screen fun

The former will allow players to build an RC vehicle, fishing rod , house, motorbike , and piano, while the latter will see players construct a wearable robot suit. You have to construct the whole thing by folding up cardboard pieces, including the keys. When worn, you become a robot on the Switch , which moves like you do.

Technology Chevrolet Silverado Details Still Missing
Author: 0 Chevrolet Silverado Details Still Missing

It will compete, as it always has, against Ford's F-150 and General Motors' Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra. A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Including the 2500 and 3500, more than 500,000 Ram pickups were sold in 2017. The commercial, entitled "Thank God I'm a Country Boy", is exactly the sort of heart-warming, patriotic, multicultural celebration of America you'd expect from a modern company looking to move more than half a million vehicles a year by playing on the ...

Technology You Might Want To Turn Off Instagram's New, Humiliating 'Activity Status'
Author: 0 You Might Want To Turn Off Instagram's New, Humiliating 'Activity Status'

Earlier today, Instagram was reported to be testing two new features - one was the new "Type" feature for Stories, and the other being the screenshot alert for Stories. If this feature is simply not your thing, it can be disabled in your phones settings menu. That said, I think a way to opt out should be mandatory - and I'm thankful Instagram gives you one.

Technology Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition reviews round-up, all the scores
Author: 0 Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition reviews round-up, all the scores

Existing owners of Street Fighter 5 should download the latest patch for the most updated version. But should you bother with Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition? CGMagazine brings the fight to the streets once again in the newest version of Street Fighter V , Street Fighter V : Arcade Edition .

Technology Google's Arts & Culture App Under Fire For Not Being An 'All-Inclusive' Platform
Author: 0 Google's Arts & Culture App Under Fire For Not Being An 'All-Inclusive' Platform

According to TechCrunch , the feature is experimental and is available only in the us for now. If you're in Texas and you couldn't figure out where the face-match tool is, there's a reason. The app asks users who tap the option to take a selfie, then compares the photo to an array of digitized artworks in Google's historical database using facial recognition technology, after which the closest matches are revealed.