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Sunday, May 22, 2022

Computer chip giant ASML places big bets on a tiny future

May 22, 2022 4:58:54 pm

ASML has enjoyed a rosy decade, its shares leaping 1,000% to take its value past 200 billion euros as it swept up most of the world's business for these lithography systems.

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Apple’s AR/VR headset will be more of a standalone device: Report

May 22, 2022 11:50:17 am

Apple’s much-discussed AR/VR or mixed-reality headset could have a standalone design with no base station, states a new report by The Information.

Apple looks to boost production outside China; India considered: Report

May 22, 2022 11:16:45 am

India and Vietnam, which are already sites of Apple production, are among the countries short-listed by the company as alternatives.

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Fundamental that companies put in place multi-factor authentication: Microsoft’s Mary Jo Schrade

May 22, 2022 12:41:52 pm

Mary Jo Schrade, Assistant General Counsel and Regional Lead at the Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit Asia, spoke to about the issues related to the cybersecurity domain and how businesses can protect themselves,

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Tinder-owner Match says Google to allow alternate payment systems for now

May 22, 2022 10:44:44 am

Match sued Google earlier in May, calling the action a "last resort" to prevent Tinder and its other apps from being booted off the Google Play store for refusing to share up to 30 per cent of sales.

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1, Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 chipsets announced

May 21, 2022 11:15:29 am

The Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chip improves on the thermal issues and power efficiency of the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1.

No more cancellations? Uber’s new policy aims to improve rider and driver experience

May 22, 2022 12:10:16 pm

The top reasons for most such ride cancellations are drop locations and modes of payment (either cash, card or UPI) chosen by customers but deemed unfavourable by drivers.

TikTok plans big push into gaming, conducting tests in Vietnam: Report

May 20, 2022 11:58:36 am

TikTok, which is owned by China's ByteDance, also plans to roll out gaming more widely in Southeast Asia.

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IFA Berlin to kick off from September 2, major exhibitors onboard

May 20, 2022 12:22:34 pm

IFA Berlin was set to go ahead last year as well, until a rapid increase in the number of Covid-19 cases in South East Asia forced the event to cancel plans.

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Twitter’s new ‘crisis misinformation’ policy rolls out: Here’s what it says

May 20, 2022 9:41:54 am

Twitter's crisis misinformation policy will be a global one aimed at ensuring that "viral misinformation isn’t amplified or recommended” by the platform during crises such as wars.

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Apple shows AR/VR headset to board in sign of progress on key project

May 20, 2022 8:56:38 am

Apple Inc executives previewed its upcoming mixed-reality headset to the company’s board last week, indicating that development of the device has reached an advanced stage,

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Musk says ‘Tesla on my mind 24/7’ amid concerns about Twitter distraction

May 20, 2022 8:31:45 am

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said on Thursday that "Tesla is on my mind 24/7," trying to soothe investor worries about him being distracted by a Twitter deal that has depressed stocks at the electric car company.

Netflix launched ‘Kids Mystery Box’ to help parents discover new content for children

May 19, 2022 9:30:01 pm

The new Netflix Kids Mystery Box feature will allow parents to click on a button to get a new age-appropriate movie or series recommendation.

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Netflix’s new accessibility feature: To bring expanded language support for audio descriptions and more

May 19, 2022 6:30:47 pm

The expanded language support will start rolling out this month and continue into 2023 with Netflix first adding support for Spanish, Portuguese and French.

Live stream a Harry Styles concert as it happens on Apple Music

May 19, 2022 3:29:05 pm

Harry Styles concert, “One Night Only in New York,” will be streamed on Apple Music Live.

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YouTube Music now works on WearOS smartwatches without a phone

May 19, 2022 12:43:26 pm

WearOS smartwatch users can now stream YouTube Music without a phone. Read more below.

Elon Musk says he ‘can no longer support’ Democrats, ‘will vote Republican’

May 19, 2022 12:13:59 pm

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been a vocal critic of the Joe Biden administration and Democrats for their proposals to tax billionaires.

Apple’s new ‘privacy’ ad for iPhone makes you seriously think about your data

May 18, 2022 9:30:40 pm

The new ad is all about “privacy” and how users should start caring about their data.

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Tech InDepth: What are 10-bit display panels and should you care?

May 19, 2022 9:17:45 am

Here's how 10-bit panels work and whether you should care about one being present on your next smartphone.

India to press ahead with strict cybersecurity rules despite industry concerns

May 18, 2022 7:26:45 pm

The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team issued a directive in April asking tech companies to report data breaches within six hours of "noticing such incidents" and to maintain IT and communications logs for six months.

Sony readies for metaverse revolution with cross-platform push

May 18, 2022 4:18:32 pm

Sony's game, music and movie units contributed two-thirds of operating income in the year ended March.

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Tesla to host second artificial intelligence day in August

May 18, 2022 3:47:21 pm

Tesla is developing software for its cars to drive without human intervention or oversight, but its full self-driving (FSD) system currently requires human monitoring.

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Elon Musk can’t easily give Twitter the boot over bots

May 18, 2022 3:42:23 pm

Elon Musk may find a way to prove his claim that spam accounts on Twitter Inc's platform are significantly higher than the social media company has estimated, but showing that he and investors were misled will be difficult,

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Russia says it’s not planning to block YouTube or cut itself off from internet

May 18, 2022 3:35:22 pm

Russia has blocked other foreign social media platforms, but despite months of fines and threats against YouTube, it has stopped short of delivering a killer blow to the video-hosting service.

Argo testing driverless vehicles on Miami and Austin streets

May 18, 2022 2:08:02 pm

Self-driving companies have repeatedly pushed out timelines to provide truly driverless trips at scale, with only a few limited fully autonomous programs available across the U.S.