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Facebook testing dedicated News Feed for businesses
San Francisco, April 16 (IANS) Facebook is testing a new dedicated News Feed for businesses that will help businesses connect with their customers online and grow more efficiently.
2021-04-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Amazon has to treat its employees better: Bezos
San Francisco, April 16 (IANS) In his final letter to shareholders, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has said that the company needs to do better at taking care of its employees.
2021-04-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Google Earth's 3D Timelapse shows decades of climate change
San Francisco, April 15 (IANS) In a major update since 2017, Google Earth is getting a new 3D Timelapse feature that lets users observe how Earth has changed from 1984 to 2020, the company said on Thursday.
2021-04-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Apple, partners launch $200M carbon removal initiative
San Francisco, April 15 (IANS) Apple on Thursday launched a first-of-its-kind carbon removal initiative, called the Restore Fund, that will make investments in forestry projects to remove carbon from the atmosphere while generating a financial return for investors.
2021-04-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Environment/Wildlife
Google tests responsive design for Search results on desktop web
San Francisco, April 15 (IANS) Google is making a tweak to Search on desktop web that sees the results page adopt a more responsive design.
2021-04-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure onboards ServiceNow
San Francisco, April 15 (IANS) Cloud major Oracle has announced that digital workflow company ServiceNow is now integrated with the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI).
2021-04-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Dell spins out VMware, to generate over $9B
San Francisco, April 15 (IANS) Dell Technologies has announced to spin out VMware ? a move that will generate more than $9 billion for the company that acquired VMware as part of the $58 billion EMC acquisition (announced as $67 billion) in 2015.
2021-04-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
India finish Argentina hockey series on a winning note
Buenos Aires, April 14 (IANS) Two goals in the first quarter and two in the last helped India end their tour of Argentina on a memorable note, winning the fourth and final practice game 4-2 in Buenos Aires on Wednesday.
2021-04-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Hockey
SpaceX rocket to deliver Astrobotic lander to Moon in 2023
San Francisco, April 14 (IANS) Space start-up Astrobotic has selected SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket to launch its Griffin lunar lander to the Moon in late 2023.
2021-04-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Nvidia, MediaTek partner to bring RTX graphics to Chromebooks
San Francisco, April 14 (IANS) Nvidia and MediaTek have announced that they are now working together on bringing RTX graphics to future Chromebooks.
2021-04-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
iPhones in 2022 to feature 48MP camera, no mini: Report
San Francisco, April 14 (IANS) Apple is reportedly planning a major camera upgrade for its 2022 iPhone lineup as the devices may sport a 48MP lens and the mini models are likely to be axed, a media report said on Wednesday.
2021-04-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Sky's the limit after India's success in Argentina: Manpreet
Buenos Aires, April 14 (IANS) With exactly 100 days to go for the postponed Tokyo Olympics, there is renewed hope that the Indian men's hockey team can recreate the magic of old after their heartening performance against Olympic champions Argentina in the FIH Pro League in Buenos Aires.
2021-04-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Hockey
US man sues police for wrongful facial recognition-based arrest
San Francisco, April 14 (IANS) A man in the US has sued the Detroit Police Department for arresting him after he was falsely accused of shoplifting based on a faulty facial recognition match.
2021-04-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Clubhouse rolls out Payments tool to over 66K creators
San Francisco, April 14 (IANS) Invite-only audio meet app Clubhouse has rolled out its payments feature to over 66,000 creators in the US, as part of its goal to help creators monetise and earn money from users on its platform.
2021-04-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Sony invests additional $200M as Epic Games raises $1B
San Francisco, April 14 (IANS) Fortnite developer Epic Games has announced that it completed a $1 billion round of funding, that includes an additional $200 million strategic investment from Sony Corporation.
2021-04-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
FBI says will remove backdoors from hacked Microsoft servers
San Francisco, April 14 (IANS) The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has launched a mega operation to copy and remove malicious web shells from hundreds of vulnerable computers in the US that were running on-premises versions of Microsoft Exchange Server software used to provide enterprise-level email service.
2021-04-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Sony to add storage support for PS5 with new update
San Francisco, April 14 (IANS) Sony is reportedly rolling out the first major software update for PlayStation 5 console, which comes with several new features, including the much-requested USB storage support.
2021-04-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
India suffer their first defeat on Argentina tour
Buenos Aires, April 13 (IANS) After a superb show in the FIH Hockey Pro League where India defeated Olympic champions Argentina in both the matches, the hosts finally tasted victory handing visiting Indians their first loss of the tour in the third practice match on Tuesday. Lucas Toscani scored the all-important goal.
2021-04-13
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Hockey
Facebook testing video speed dating app 'Sparked'
San Francisco, April 13 (IANS) After Facebook Dating, the social networking platform is now testing a video speed-dating app called Sparked that will first allow 4-minute dates to help users find if they are compatible to each other.
2021-04-13
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Siri reveals next Apple event is on April 20
San Francisco, April 13 (IANS) Apple's voice assistant Siri has apparently revealed that the company plans to hold an event on April 20, where it may launch new products including 2021 iPads.
2021-04-13
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Cyberattacks: Retail, healthcare sectors among most targeted
San Francisco, April 13 (IANS) Organisations in the business and professional services, retail and hospitality, financial, healthcare and high technology were the top targets of cybercriminals in 2020, said a new report on Tuesday.
2021-04-13
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Blue Origin's next launch to run 'astronaut rehearsal'
San Francisco, April 13 (IANS) Amazon founder Jeff Bezos's aerospace company Blue Origin is planning to conduct an "astronaut rehearsal" during the 15th launch of its New Shepard rocket, dubbed NS-15, which is targeting liftoff on Wednesday from Launch Site One in West Texas.
2021-04-13
Category: International, Costa Rica,Science/Tech
Worldwide PC shipments up 32% in Q1, Lenovo leads
San Francisco, April 13 (IANS) Worldwide PC shipments reached 69.9 million units in the first quarter of this year, a growth of 32 per cent from the first quarter of 2020, according to Gartner.
2021-04-13
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Intel-owned Mobileye, Udelv to build 35K autonomous vehicles
San Francisco, April 13 (IANS) Intel-owned Mobileye and Udelv, a Silicon Valley venture-backed company, have announced to produce more than 35,000 autonomous vehicles by 2028, with commercial operations beginning in 2023.
2021-04-13
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Google hiring people to launch health record tool for patients
San Francisco, April 13 (IANS) Google is hiring people who use Android devices to give feedback for a new medical records tool for patients.
2021-04-13
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Health/Medicine
Twitter to set up its 1st African presence in Ghana
San Francisco, April 13 (IANS) Twitter will set up its presence in Africa, with building a team in Ghana, its CEO jack Dorsey has announced.
2021-04-13
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Google Lens comes to the desktop web: Report
San Francisco, April (IANS) Google is reportedly now bringing Lens to the desktop web inside Google Photos for convenient text copying through optical character recognition (OCR).
2021-04-12
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
California Covid cases top 3.6mn
San Francisco, April 12 (IANS) The total number of Covid-19 cases in California, the most populous state in the US, has surpassed the 3.6 million mark, according to health authorities.
2021-04-12
Category: International, Costa Rica,Health/Medicine
Developer runs Flappy Bird game in macOS interactive notifications
San Francisco, April 12 (IANS) Despite being removed from the App Store seven years ago, Flappy Bird, one of the most iconic iPhone games of all time, is reportedly making a comeback in the form of an interactive macOS notification.
2021-04-12
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
TikTok most downloaded non-gaming app worldwide in March
San Francisco, April 12 (IANS) With more than 58 million installs in March, TikTok became the most downloaded non-gaming app worldwide last month, said a new report.
2021-04-12
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Microsoft to buy speech-recognition firm Nuance for $16B: Report
San Francisco, April 12 (IANS) Microsoft is reportedly acquiring speech-recognition company Nuance Communications for nearly $16 billion and the deal could be announced on Monday (US time), the media reported.
2021-04-12
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Apple to testify before US Senate hearing on app stores
San Francisco, April 12 (IANS) Apple will send its chief compliance officer before the US Senate Judiciary Committee to testify during a hearing on app stores and digital competition on April 21, the media reported.
2021-04-12
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Google to shut down mobile Shopping app in June
San Francisco, April 12 (IANS) Google has announced to shut down its mobile shopping app for both iOS and Android devices by June this year.
2021-04-12
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Argentina surpasses 2.5 mn cases of Covid-19
Buenos Aires, April 12 (IANS) The Argentinean Ministry of Health reported that the number of cases of the novel coronavirus in the country has risen to 2,517,300, with 57,647 deaths.
2021-04-12
Category: International, Costa Rica,Health/Medicine
Google ran secret project to boost its ad-buying system: Report
San Francisco, April 11 (IANS) Google operated a secret programme, known as "Project Bernanke," that relied on data from past bids in the search engine giant's digital advertising exchange and allegedly gave its own ad-buying system an edge over competitors, The Wall Street Journal reported.
2021-04-11
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
1.3mn scraped Clubhouse user records posted online: Report
San Francisco, April 11 (IANS) Audio chat app Clubhouse has denied any breach or hack after a report said that a database containing 1.3 million scraped records of the platform's users were posted on a popular hacker forum.
2021-04-11
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
72mn households worldwide to own 8K TV by 2025: Report
San Francisco, April 11 (IANS) The adoption of 8K TV will begin to build momentum over the next few years, reaching 72 million households worldwide by 2025, a new report has said.
2021-04-11
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society
FIH Pro League: Fighting India defeat Argentina
Buenos Aires, April 11 (IANS) Harmanpreet Singh and goalkeeping stalwart PR Sreejesh emerged India's heroes as the visitors defeated Olympic champions Argentina 3-2 in a thrilling shoot-out after the teams were locked 2-2 at the end of regulation time, in the FIH Pro League match on Sunday.
2021-04-11
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Football
Facebook spent Rs 171 cr on Zuckerberg's security in 2020
San Francisco, April 11 (IANS) Facebook spent more than $23 million (about Rs 171 crore) to provide security for its CEO Mark Zuckerberg in 2020.
2021-04-11
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Australia suspends Apple-Epic case as battle shifts to US
San Francisco/Sydney, April 11 (IANS) As Apple and Fortnite developer Epic Games continue to battle in the US, an Australian judge has ruled that Epics lawsuit against Apple in Australia will be temporarily suspended.
2021-04-11
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
'New lockdowns aim to keep guard up against Covid-19'
Buenos Aires, April 11 (IANS) New lockdown measures took effect in Argentina to ensure the public continues to keep its guard up against the novel coronavirus disease (Covid-19), Argentine President Alberto Fernandez said.
2021-04-11
Category: International, Costa Rica,Health/Medicine,Politics
FIH Pro League: India need to tighten defence
Buenos Aires, April 10 (IANS) Buoyed by favourable results against Olympic champions Argentina in two practice games, India will hope to continue their impressive run when the teams meet in back-to-back FIH Pro League matches over the next two days.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Hockey
Apple Music TV now available in UK, Canada
San Francisco, April 10 (IANS) After making its debut in the US last year, Apple Music TV is now available in the UK and Canada.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Facebook's ad delivery system shows gender bias: Study
San Francisco, April 10 (IANS) The ad delivery system of Facebook is biased towards women, showing them different job listings than it shows to men, a new study has revealed.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Google Pixel 5a 5G to launch in US, Japan later this year
San Francisco, April 10 (IANS) Amid the reports of Google Pixel 5a 5G getting cancelled following the global chip shortage, the company said the upcoming smartphone will be released in the US and Japan later this year.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Costa Rica,Science/Tech,Technology
Google updates YouTube ad targeting terms to remove hate speech
San Francisco, April 10 (IANS) Tech giant Google said it has blocked several terms associated with hate speech from being used as ad keywords on YouTube videos.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Hello Charlie: Mindless monkey mayhem (IANS Review; Rating: * *)
Hello Charlie (film on Amazon Prime); Cast: Jackie Shroff, Aadar Jain, Shlokka Pandit, Elnaaz Norouzi, Rajpal Yadav, Girish Kulkarni; Direction: Pankaj Saraswat; Rating: * * (two stars)
2021-04-10
Category: International, Costa Rica,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Apple likely to use 120Hz ProMotion display in 'iPhone 13' lineup
San Francisco, April 10 (IANS) The next-gen iPhone 13 Pro lineup will reportedly come with 120Hz ProMotion display for the first time.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy
San Francisco launches new grant program for small businesses
San Francisco, April 10 (IANS) San Francisco Mayor London Breed has signed legislation to fund new grants and loans to provide immediate financial relief for small businesses struggling as a result of Covid-19.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Costa Rica,Politics
500 workers ask Sundar Pichai to stop protecting harassers
San Francisco, April 10 (IANS) More than 500 employees have sent an open letter to Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai, demanding that the company stop protecting the harassers and provide workers an environment free from their abusers.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Human Interest/Society