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OnePlus 7T Pro, OnePlus 7 Pro and OnePlus 7 OxygenOS 10.3.1 update brings January Android security patch, Jio VoWiFi support and more

OnePlus has finally started rolling out OxygenOS 10.3.1 [India] / 10.0.7 [EU and Global] for the OnePlus 7T Pro and OxygenOS 10.3.1 [India] / 10.0.4 [EU and Global] for the OnePlus 7 Pro and OnePlus 7 smartphones that bring January Android security patch, VoWiFi support for Jio users, Cricket scores card in Shelf and lots more. As usual, OnePlus said that the OTA will have a staged rollout to limited number of users today randomly and will have a broader rollout in a few days after making s...
Tags: Android, News, Eu, Blogging, Ram, Oneplus, Ota, OnePlus 7 OxygenOS 10.3.1, OnePlus 7 Pro OxygenOS 10.3.1, OnePlus 7T Pro OxygenOS 10.3.1, Network India Only Integrated, Jio Sim Cloud Service


A New Spin On 3D Printing Can Produce an Object In Seconds

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: A 3D model is sliced up into hundreds of 2D horizontal layers and slowly built up, one layer at a time. This layer-by-layer process can take hours or even days, but what if we could print the entire model at once? A new technique demonstrated by researchers from Switzerland's Ecole polytechnique federale de Lausanne (EPFL) -- and further detailed in this Nature article -- does just that and can print an entire model in seconds. The new techn...
Tags: Tech, Switzerland, Sla, Lausanne, EPFL, DLP


PW3 PW3 hangs at Tree Screen

I have a Kindle Paperwhite that hangs on the Tree screen. This is a PW3 (SN begins with G090G1), I purchased new in 2015. I've tried the usual 'hold down the reset' per Google search, but didn't help -- tried this many times and held it down for 40+ seconds and up to several minutes. I ran across these forums on how to unbrick a PW using its serial port. I took the Kindle case apart and connected to its serial port -- using DSD Tech SH-U09C2 USB-TTL adapter (nice adapter with jumper for se...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Books, Kindle Developer's Corner, KB


Tech Career Advice For People Looking To Enter The Industry

As the tech industry advances into new levels of highs and popularity, this also means that careers in this sector are becoming more and more lucrative. It’s without a doubt that the tech industry can present applicants with some of the most rewarding and record-breaking employment opportunities. These job openings can benefit those who have no diploma at all but have a lot of tech knowledge and expertise, and those who know technology, programming, and other related matters from A to Z. Howeve...
Tags: Startups, Technology, Career Advice, Advice For The Young At Heart, Tech Career


EU Judge Raises Prospect of Increasing Multibillion Fine Against Google

Alphabet's appeal against a multibillion-dollar fine for alleged anticompetitive behavior by its Google unit risks backfiring after a European Union court floated the prospect of increasing the fine (Warning: source paywalled; alternative source), rather than scrapping it. The Wall Street Journal reports: In a surprise twist Friday at the end of a three-day hearing, one of five judges on the panel said the EU's General Court has the power to increase the $2.6 billion fine, levied in 2017, if it ...
Tags: Google, Tech, Basf, Eu, European Union, Wall Street Journal, Christopher Thomas, EU s General Court, Colm Mac Eochaidh, Mac Eochaidh, European Court of Justice Read


Living with the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip

The Galaxy Z Flip ships with the same “Care Instructions” as the Fold. It’s a five-item list with the following basic points: Don’t scratch the screen with a pen or fingernail Don’t stick stuff between the screens when folding Don’t get it dusty, wet or feed it after midnight Don’t stick stickers to the screen Don’t get it near credit cards or your pacemaker Unlike the last time around, however, these warnings seem to have been included out of an (understandable) abundance of caut...
Tags: Apple, Google, TC, Mobile, Motorola, Hardware, Youtube, Samsung, Tech, Smartphones, Short, Cnet, Foldables, Moto Razr, Samsung Galaxy Z Flip


Search Buzz Video Recap: Google February Search Update; Local Update & Keywords, Bing Clarifying Questions, Review Snippets & Google Partner Program Changes

This was a busy week; we had a big Google search ranking algorithm update that Google didn't fully confirm but it maybe was a bug that Google reversed, it is hard to say, I explain it all in the video. There may have been a Google local search...
Tags: Google, Seo, Search Buzz Video Round Recap, Local Update amp


HQ Trivia, the Once-Popular Mobile Game, Is Shutting Down

CNN Business has learned that the once-popular live mobile trivia game "HQ Trivia" is shutting down. From the report: When HQ launched in 2017, its first game HQ Trivia quickly attracted millions of people across the world who stopped whatever they were doing twice a day to play the game on their smartphones. The company was profiled by The New York Times and its original host Scott Rogowsky became a household name, appearing on programs like NBC's "Today" show. But over the next year, the game'...
Tags: Nbc, Tech, Cnn, New York Times, Colin Kroll, Scott Rogowsky, Yusupov, Rus Yusupov


The Complete Guide to Captioned Videos

Born profoundly deaf, I’ve depended on captioned videos since getting my first big clunky decoder in 1983. It was a box about the size of the older VHS and DVD players. Back then, captioned shows and movies were hard to find. Few things excited me more than seeing the caption symbol on the cover of ... Read more The Complete Guide to Captioned Videos The post The Complete Guide to Captioned Videos appeared first on Meryl Evans. [Author: Meryl Evans]
Tags: Videos, Video, Sales, Tech, Content Marketing, Digital Marketing, Inclusion, Captions, Meryl Evans, Closed-captions, Open-captions


Google's Autoflip Can Intelligently Crop Videos on the Fly to Fit Any Aspect Ratio

Google has released an open-source tool, Autoflip, that could make bad cropping a thing of the past by intelligently reframing video to correctly fit alternate aspect ratios.Read more...
Tags: Google, Science, Technology, Ai, Algorithms, Videography, Aspect Ratio, Smart Cropping


Huawei's Silicon Valley Output Allegedly Stole Trade Secrets From Cisco

"Controversial Chinese technology firm Huawei and its Santa Clara-based subsidiary Futurewei allegedly stole trade secrets from San Jose tech giant Cisco and used them to copy Cisco routers," reports the San Jose Mercury News, citing the federal indictment released Thursday. The U.S. Department of Justice claimed in its racketeering indictment and a news release that Huawei and its Silicon Valley subsidiary stole operating system code and other data needed to make routers, and used the pilfered...
Tags: Texas, China, Tech, Cisco, United States, Silicon Valley, San Jose, Huawei, Santa Clara, Company, San Jose Mercury News, U S Department of Justice, United States Read, Futurewei, Huawei Futurewei


Tesla Owner Says Remotely Disabled Autopilot Features Have Been Restored

Tesla has restored the Autopilot driver assistance features it remotely disabled on a Model S, just days after the story was first reported by Jalopnik. The owner in question, who Jalopnik refers to as Alec, said he was contacted by a Tesla customer experience rep who "apologized for my troubles, told me that Tesla has restored all missed options" and "cited a miscommunication" as the reason why the company pulled the Autopilot features in the first place. The Verge reports: Alec had purchased t...
Tags: Tech, Tesla, ALEC, Jalopnik, Monroney


Jaguar To Cut I-Pace Output On Battery Shortage

Thelasko shares a report from Automotive News Europe: Jaguar Land Rover is pausing production of the Jaguar I-Pace electric SUV due to battery supply issues from LG Chem's Poland plant. JLR said it has adjusted production schedules of the model due to temporary supplier scheduling issues. "We are working with the supplier to resolve this and minimize impact on customer orders," JLR said. JLR did not name the supplier [A source familiar with the matter told Automotive News Europe that the battery...
Tags: Tech, Poland, Jaguar, Jaguar Land Rover, Times, LG Chem, JLR, Automotive News Europe


Trump claims he has 'legal right' to intervene in criminal cases

President reasserts his right to tweet on judicial issues following William Barr’s warning the posts ‘make it impossible for me to do my job’Donald Trump has ignored a plea from his attorney general, William Barr, to not tweet about ongoing legal cases, by using his Twitter account to say he has a “legal right” to do so.Barr delivered a remarkable public rebuke of the president just hours earlier, saying that Trump’s tweets “make it impossible for me to do my job” and that he would not be “bulli...
Tags: Twitter, Technology, Internet, US news, US crime, Donald Trump, Trump, Roger Stone, Barr, William Barr, Law (US


New Twitter filter deletes naked pictures from messages

The developers said they were in talks to expand the filter to other social media platforms.
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Signal Is Finally Bringing Its Secure Messaging To the Masses

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Wired: [Cryptographer and coder known as Moxie Marlinspike] has always talked about making encrypted communications easy enough for anyone to use. The difference, today, is that Signal is finally reaching that mass audience it was always been intended for -- not just the privacy diehards, activists, and cybersecurity nerds that formed its core user base for years -- thanks in part to a concerted effort to make the app more accessible and appealing to the ...
Tags: Facebook, Tech, Facebook Messenger, Signal, Microsoft Research, Acton, Brian Acton, Marlinspike, Signal Foundation


Facebook Says Political Candidates Can Use Paid Memes

Facebook said Friday that political candidates, campaigns and groups can use paid branded content across its platforms, a clarification prompted by a move from Michael Bloomberg's campaign to pay top Instagram influencers to post memes on its behalf. Axios reports: Its policy didn't explicitly state that it was OK for candidates to use branded content posts, but after hearing from various campaigns about the issue, Facebook moved to clarify its stance. Facebook has agreed that branded content sh...
Tags: Facebook, Tech, Michael Bloomberg


How do hotel star ratings work

In case you missed it, there’s a seven-star resort coming to an Austrian treetop near you. No word on if it’s being inspected by the Lil’ Rascals to make sure it has adequate clubhouse space and “No Girls Allowed” signage since to literally everyone in the world’s knowledge no official rating system exists for tree houses. But it makes one wonder: If a treehouse can claim it has seven stars, can any old hotel do it too? The Burj-al-Arab in Dubai famously claimed it was the world’s first and o...
Tags: Travel, Google, Europe, Hotels, US, Netflix, United States, Dubai, Caa, Michelin, Las Vegas, Tripadvisor, AAA, Caribbean, Burj Al Arab, Forbes


Rocket Lab will launch a satellite to the Moon for NASA to prepare for the Lunar Gateway

Launch startup Rocket Lab has been awarded a contract to launch a CubeSat on behalf of NASA for the agency’s CAPSTONE experiment, with the ultimate aim of putting the CAPSTONE CubeSat into cislunar (in the region in between Earth and the Moon) orbit – the same orbit that NASA will eventually use for its Gateway Moon-orbiting space station. The launch is scheduled to take place in 2021. The CAPSTONE launch will take place at Rocket Lab’s new Launch Complex 2 (LC-2) facility at Wallops Fligh...
Tags: TC, Transportation, Space, Science, Virginia, Tech, Nasa, Earth, Satellite, Mars, Spaceflight, Aerospace, Artemis, Spacecraft, Spaceport, Outer Space


All the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and 10 Plus tips and tricks you need

The Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10 Plus are feature-packed devices. Here's your guide to get the most out of them.
Tags: Android, Mobile, Samsung, Trends, How-to, Tips And Tricks, Samsung Galaxy Note, Galaxy Note 10, Galaxy Note 10 Plus


Vodafone Idea shares tumble 23% after India orders it to pay billions in dues

Shares of Vodafone Idea fell by more than 23% on Friday after India’s apex court ordered the country’s second-largest telecom operator and Airtel, the third-largest telecom network, to arrange and pay billions of dollars in dues in a month. In a strongly worded judgement, the Supreme Court rejected telecom networks’ application to defer paying historic $13 billion levies to the government. “This is pure contempt, 100% contempt,” Justice Arun Mishra told lawyers. The order today, which may res...
Tags: Asia, Supreme Court, Government, India, Tech, Vodafone, Airtel, Reliance Jio, U K, Bharti Airtel, Mukesh Ambani, Ambani, Vodafone Idea, Kumar Mangalam Birla, Sidharth Luthra, Arun Mishra


Online-only Platforms Are Going Offline With Permanent Spaces

An anonymous reader shares a report: The retailpocalypse started in 2010. It followed the 2008 global recession, with the parallel birth and rise of social media adding fuel to the growth of online shopping. Suburban and rural malls sat empty, underutilized or poorly maintained as the most affected brands lost their customer base in the squeezed middle class. Meanwhile, online retailers thrived without the overhead costs of a physical space. Nearly a decade later, the online-only platforms that ...
Tags: Los Angeles, Tech, Venice, Shopify, Abbot Kinney, Depop, Hunker House, Little Italy Manhattan, Silver Lake LA Read


Oracle’s brief: More competing questions

By Jason Rantanen Yesterday, Dennis wrote about competing questions in a Supreme Court cert petition.  In its merits brief in Google LLC v. Oracle America, Inc., filed on Wednesday, Respondent Oracle also frames the issues a bit differently than Google did. Google Questions presented Oracle Questions presented 1. Whether copyright protection extends to a software interface. 1. Under §102(a), computer programs, like all “works of authorship,” have “[c]opyright protection,” as ...
Tags: Google, Supreme Court, Law, Oracle, Patent, Dennis, Court of Appeals, Oracle America Inc, Jason Rantanen, Google LLC, Google Questions, Respondent Oracle, Petitioner Google Read Oracle


How to change your homepage on a Microsoft Edge browser, and set which website loads when you open Edge

To change your homepage on Microsoft Edge, you'll need to head to your browser's startup settings. Your homepage is the website that loads when you open Microsoft Edge, and can be set to any website. You can also customize your "New Tab" page, which is the website that loads when you open a new tab or window. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. There's no place like home — or your homepage, at least. You can set a homepage in Microsoft Edge. This is the website your browser wi...
Tags: Apple, Microsoft, Trends, Lenovo, Custom


HQ Trivia shuts down after acquisition falls through

HQ Trivia is dead. Today the company laid off its full staff of 25 and will cease operation of its trivia, sports, and word guessing games, a source close to the company confirmed. HQ Trivia had a deal in the works to be acquired, but they buyer pulled out yesterday and investors aren’t willing to fund it any longer, CEO and co-founder Rus Yusupov said in a statement attained by CNN Business’ Kerry Flynn. “We received an offer from an established business to acquire HQ and continue building ...
Tags: Social, Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Mobile, Gaming, Apps, Entertainment, Tech, Cnn, Deadpool, Shut Down, Exit, Co, Trivia, HQ


A Radio Frequency Exposure Test Finds an iPhone 11 Pro Exceeds the FCC's Limit

An anonymous reader quotes a report from IEEE Spectrum: A test by Penumbra Brands to measure how much radiofrequency energy an iPhone 11 Pro gives off found that the phone emits more than twice the amount allowable by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission. The FCC measures exposure to RF energy as the amount of wireless power a person absorbs for each kilogram of their body. The agency calls this the specific absorption rate, or SAR. For a cellphone, the FCC's threshold of safe exposure is ...
Tags: Apple, Motorola, Fcc, Tech, San Diego, UC Berkeley, Sar, Chicago Tribune, Tribune, U S Federal Communications Commission, Apple Samsung, Penumbra, Moskowitz, McCaughey, Joel Moskowitz, Penumbra Brands


Apple Probably Owes Some of Its Retail Employees a Ton of Money

The California Supreme Court sided with Apple Store employees in a ruling yesterday, stating that unpaid mandatory bag or iPhone searches at the end of retail workers’ shifts are a violation of state law. The class-action suit in question represents over 12,000 workers employed at the company’s retail locations from…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Science, Labor, California Supreme Court, Apple Store, Bag Searches


The Spring Cleaning Software You Need to Tidy Up Your Computer (And Keep it That Way)

Admit it, you’ve got a ton of junk on your computer. No, not stacked on top of your computer, but on your desktop screen and in the file paths lurking below the surface, in downloaded detritus and folders long covered with pixelated dust — what does “reports-final-finalforrealthistime” even mean? All that clutter adds up to extra work for you by slowing down your machine’s performance and making it hard to get anything done, whether it be finding a file, clearing space, or just lettin...
Tags: News, Uncategorized, Tech, Gemini, Onyx, Hazel, Onetime, Hazel Available


Astronomers warn of ‘worrisome’ light pollution from satellite constellations

The International Astronomical Union has issued the preliminary results from a study on the potential effects of multi-thousand satellite constellations like that being built by StarLink. Finding that Earth-based astronomical observations may be “severely affected,” the body warned that mitigations and rules had better be formed sooner rather than later. The group expressed its concerns last summer, but undertook a broader study and survey of possible effects, asking various observatories and or...
Tags: Space, Spacex, Tech, Earth, Aerospace, Iau, International Astronomical Union, StarLink, Rubin Observatory Almost, UN Committee for Peaceful Uses of Outer Space


The best smart notebooks

A smart notebook can make your note-taking more interactive and intuitive. The Moleskine Smart Writing Set is our favorite because it's a high-quality notebook with a great pen and an easy-to-use app that syncs all your notes. While the rise of the tablet and 2-in-1 laptops has given way to a host of super high-quality styluses, many people still prefer the feel of a traditional pen and paper note-taking system. But what if there was a way to get the convenience of digital notes with the feel...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Trends, Everlast, Wacom, Folio, Bamboo Slate, Laptop Mag, Rocketbook Everlast, Malarie Gokey, Mara Leighton, Wacom Bamboo Slate Best, Rocketbook Everlast Best, Wacom Bamboo Folio Prices, Rocketbook Wave, Wacom Bamboo Slate



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