Month: April 2020

Samsung Electronics said on Wednesday it expected profit to decline in the current quarter due to a coronavirus-related slump in sales of smartphones and TVs, although the chip business would remain solid. Samsung said its operating profit rose 3 percent in the January-March period, in line with an earlier estimate, as work-from-home orders boosted demand
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The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing governments to investigate citizens like never before. A confirmed COVID-19 case can transmit the coronavirus onto countless other people. Tracing any individual that encounters the deadly coronavirus could help stop further transmission, isolating the spread, and potentially assisting with the lifting of lockdown measures. As you might expect, there is
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Scientists have used artificial intelligence (AI) to identify an underlying genomic signature for 29 different DNA sequences of the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19, providing an important tool for vaccine and drug developers. This new data discovery tool will allow researchers to quickly and easily classify a deadly virus like SARS-CoV-2 in just minutes, according
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Google Meet has become a popular video conferencing solution, adding roughly 30 lakh users every day. The platform, earlier known as Google Hangouts Meet, was initially known amongst large-scale organisations, enterprise customers, and establishments such as schools. However, with the spread of the coronavirus outbreak that has pushed a large number of people to start
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At one point in time, Facebook forced you to hand over your phone number in order to set up 2FA (two-factor authentication). However, since 2018, Facebook has no longer required you to provide a phone number, meaning anyone can now use 2FA on Facebook. For the uninitiated, two-factor authentication offers an extra layer of security
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Money Heist season 4 was the highlight for many TV buffs in April, though the series’ future currently hangs in the balance with Netflix non-committal. Locally, that honour went to the Jitendra Kumar-starrer TVF-Amazon collaboration Panchayat, which also hangs in the balance. April also saw the end of the long-running sitcom Modern Family after eleven
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A group of Japanese retro video game enthusiasts is hoping that lockdown-induced boredom will convert today’s children into fans of yesteryear’s games, offering 100 classic Nintendo consoles. “A notice of emergency goods supply,” the non-profit Japan Retro Game Association said in a message on its website, announcing it would send Super Nintendo consoles to 100
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Twitter on Monday announced that the company has turned off the “Twitter via SMS service” in most countries. The decision was taken to keep users’ Twitter “account safe,” after the company found vulnerabilities with the SMS service. This means that users in many countries who still receive Twitter notifications and miscellaneous tweets via SMS will
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TikTok has launched a new in-app feature called Donation Stickers. These make it easy to donate to charity without ever leaving the TikTok app. And the first charities supported through Donation Stickers have all been affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Helping Charities Survive the Coronavirus Crisis The current COVID-19 crisis has affected almost every country
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You probably know that RAM is an important component inside your computer, but do you know how much RAM you really need? Let’s look at how to see your available amount of memory, how much RAM is appropriate for different types of users, and some advice if you need more RAM. What Is RAM? [embedded
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While Shopify is best-known for powering the online stores of more than 1 million businesses, the company is launching a consumer shopping app of its own today, simply called Shop. The app is actually an update and rebrand of Arrive, an app for tracking packages for Shopify merchants and other retailers, which the company says
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PlayerUnknown’s Battleground’s mobile port, PUBG Mobile, is a hugely popular open-world survival shooter game that’s available for free on Android and iOS. It’s been one of our favourite multiplayer games at Gadgets 360 and now, with the whole country in lockdown, there’s no better way to kill time than with a few rounds of PUBG
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