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Tech Zoom growth explodes in coronavirus work world
Author: 0 Zoom growth explodes in coronavirus work world

User numbers have surged from 10 million at the start of the year, with the app now hosting 300 million daily meeting participants. The dramatic uptake has the potential to change the firm's path. End-to-end encryption will not be available for free users While announcing the feature, Yuan said that the company wants to keep this feature away from free users so that it can help law enforcement agencies in case its platform is misused.

Tech Android 11 beta launch postponed indefinitely
Author: 0 Android 11 beta launch postponed indefinitely

To recall, Google released Android 11 Developer Preview 1 back in February , whereas the latest Android 11 DP4 is the newest and last developer preview as per the company's Android 11 road map. The first Android 11 beta was slated to roll out on June 3. The location services icon no longer shows in the status bar while location services are not in use.

Tech Zuckerberg finally explains why Facebook is doing nothing about Trump's posts
Author: 0 Zuckerberg finally explains why Facebook is doing nothing about Trump's posts

The protests took a violent turn in some parts of the state, with several lootings being caught on camera by security footages and bystanders. Trump's Facebook post in question included the same comments he made on Twitter about how " when the looting starts, the shooting starts " - comments that have a racist historical context and led Twitter to place a content warning on his tweet for "glorifying violence".

Tech Uber introduces new hourly rate for longer, multi-stop trips
Author: 0 Uber introduces new hourly rate for longer, multi-stop trips

In fact, users can book up to seven hours, but the price does not change: each booked hour costs US$50. Uber announced on Friday that from next week users in some USA cities will be able to book rides by the hour. Riders will be charged at a per-minute rate for trips that go on longer than the time limit set or if the per-mile rate for trips go over the mileage limit of the city.

Tech NY police clash with protesters marching against George Floyd death
Author: 0 NY police clash with protesters marching against George Floyd death

The fury sparked by Floyd's death was compounded by the coronavirus pandemic, which has left millions out of work and killed more than 100,000 people in the US, including disproportionate numbers of black people. At The Grove , a kiosk for the Los Angeles Police Department was set on fire, while the Nordstrom store next door was broken into. Some protesters also attacked a NY police van, spray painting it and breaking windows.

Author: 0 Donald Trump signs order targeting social media giants after Twitter spat

The American Civil Liberties Union called Trump's order "a blatant and unconstitutional threat to punish social media companies that displease the president". Zuckerberg said his company cares "deeply" about giving people a voice and empowering individuals. Height Capital Markets analysts Chase White and Clayton Allen described the executive order as "mostly noise without any teeth".

Tech U.S. Jobless Claims Continue To Rise Past 40 Million
Author: 0 U.S. Jobless Claims Continue To Rise Past 40 Million

The program allows unemployed citizens, such as freelancers and gig workers , who can not apply for regular unemployment benefits, to apply for government benefits. Unemployment insurance benefit payments totaled more than $48.8 million for the same week. Unemployment reached 25% during the Great Depression. Around 40 percent of all workers could earn more while unemployed than by returning to their previous job , according to a recent study by the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Tech Trump signs executive order on social media
Author: 0 Trump signs executive order on social media

The Communications Decency Act was initially criticized for violating free speech rights, but after the Supreme Court struck down the sections of that law which were deemed to violate the First Amendment, Section 230 effectively became a tool for allowing customers who use various online platforms to not have to worry about being censored by companies anxious about potential litigation.

Tech Samsung Galaxy M01 features below the introduction segment
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy M01 features below the introduction segment

Last week, a report tipped that Samsung will be launching its new Galaxy A31 in India in the first week of June. The Galaxy Note series is known for its solid battery life, so... The Note 20 Plus will have a 6.9-inch display and minimal bezels on the forehead. Without considering this, the Galaxy Note 20 Plus is reported to be 7.6mm thick, which makes slightly thinner than the Galaxy Note 10 Plus and the Galaxy S20 Ultra .

Tech Mark Zuckerberg Doesn’t Care If Social Media Promotes Lies
Author: 0 Mark Zuckerberg Doesn’t Care If Social Media Promotes Lies

Under the tweets , there's now a link reading "Get the facts about mail-in ballots" that guides users to a page with fact checks and news stories about Trump's unsubstantiated claims . "We have a different policy than, I think, Twitter on this", Zuckerberg said . Mr. Trump tweeted Thursday morning. Fact-checking his falsehoods about mail-in ballots would be one example.

Tech Samsung's Galaxy Note 20 is set to be bigger than ever (literally)
Author: 0 Samsung's Galaxy Note 20 is set to be bigger than ever (literally)

It is said that the phone will likely be launched as a competitor to the budget offerings Realme C3 and Redmi 8A . While it's possible this design could be that of the Galaxy Fold 2 , there are signals within the illustrations that it's a different and cheaper device to what we've seen already.

Tech Trump criticizes two states for advancing vote-by-mail options
Author: 0 Trump criticizes two states for advancing vote-by-mail options

And the president zeroed in on California , where earlier this month Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom announced that all registered voters in the state will receive a mail-in ballot for November's general election . There's a fight playing out in both state and federal courts about just who is eligible to vote by mail in Texas. Speaking to reporters later at the White House, the president claimed without proof that mail-in ballots lead to "forgeries" and "thousands and thousands of ...

Tech Hackers Just Dropped a New Jailbreak That Unlocks Every iPhone
Author: 0 Hackers Just Dropped a New Jailbreak That Unlocks Every iPhone

The added security risks , coupled with Apple's steady hardware and software lockdown, have made it hard to jailbreak devices deliberately. Unc0ver, a popular iPhone hacking team, has released a tool that jailbreaks all versions of iOS - including the current version.

Tech Google Maps is Making Wheelchair-Accessible Locations Easier to Spot
Author: 0 Google Maps is Making Wheelchair-Accessible Locations Easier to Spot

That's by knowing whether the place supports wheelchair accessibility support for sites that will help individuals better plan trips to places. If you need assistance with anything that has wheels to access a building, not just wheelchairs, you can access the new feature within the app by searching Accessible places under the Accessibility menu in the app Configurations tab, as seen in the animation below.

Tech Google's mobile search now has a dark mode
Author: 0 Google's mobile search now has a dark mode

According to Google , the feature is starting to roll out today, but it will not be available globally until later this week. But finally, Google has upgraded it with the dark mode feature. Also, Google had launched Grow with Google OnAir that will offer online digital skills training to everyone in the United States and Canada for free.

Tech Uber announces further job losses in wake of Covid-19 outbreak
Author: 0 Uber announces further job losses in wake of Covid-19 outbreak

The company is closing its business for developing products and services for its platform and a unit working on artificial intelligence. The ride-hailing giant will cut 3,000 more jobs, in addition to the previously announced 3,700. The company said trip requests had plummeted 80 per cent globally and it lost almost US$3 billion last month. Although Uber's main ride-hailing division is now profitable, the food delivery operations still lose money and other bets like autonomous vehicles and ...

Tech In pics: Multiple houses razed in Srinagar encounter
Author: 0 In pics: Multiple houses razed in Srinagar encounter

The firing started during a combing operation that followed last night. As per reports, Junaid was a son of a hardline spratist, Ashraf Sehrai. One Indian Central Reserve Police Force man and two Special Operation Group personnel were injured during the operation in the area.

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