Tuesday January 18-th, 2022

US Senate Majority Leader McConnell: Not ruling out another fiscal package US Senate Majority Leader McConnell: Not ruling out another fiscal package

The bill would renew the expired surveillance authorities and impose new restrictions to try to appease civil liberties advocates in both parties. The House will likely tinker with the bill some more and then pass it for the second time.

Casino revenue evaporates during first full month of COVID-19 closures Casino revenue evaporates during first full month of COVID-19 closures

Okay, this might sound pretty boring, but it is actually essential that you budget sensibly and effectively every time you enter a gambling session, if you do not you can quickly find yourself without a bankroll to gamble with at all. However, their ...

Facebook Messenger Rooms Now Available on Desktop, Mobile Facebook Messenger Rooms Now Available on Desktop, Mobile

Participants will not require a Facebook account or the Messenger app to join a call, and they will be able to access rooms via their browser. Starting a room provides you with a link that lets anyone on the receiving end join either from their phone...

Twitter introduces new labels and warnings to dispute fake Covid-19 tweets Twitter introduces new labels and warnings to dispute fake Covid-19 tweets

Notably, the labels will appear at the bottom of the tweets, while warnings will cover the entire post with a message telling the user that some of its contents are in conflict with expert guidance on COVID-19. An example image from Twitter shows h...

Redmi Note 9 Pro's next sale scheduled for May 19 Redmi Note 9 Pro's next sale scheduled for May 19

The Realme 5i, which is a similar to the Redmi Note 8 , now costs Rs 9,999 for the 4GB + 64GB model and looks like an interesting proposition. The handset is very similar in terms of design and features when compared to the Note 9 Pro with minor dif...

Trump's Trump's "Lightning Fast" COVID Test May Yield Rampant False Negatives, Study Shows

The test, made by Abbott Laboratories, has been linked with inaccurate results which could falsely reassure patients that they are not infected with the virus. No diagnostic test will be 100% accurate due to performance characteristics, specimen hand...

SNAP benefits OKed for students on reduced school lunch plan SNAP benefits OKed for students on reduced school lunch plan

Those using SNAP benefits to order online should be aware that the SNAP EBT card can not cover delivery fees or associated charges. Gov. Mike DeWine says families will receive about $300 to take the place of the school meal programs. "Many of New Yor...

Uber to require drivers, riders to wear face masks and open windows Uber to require drivers, riders to wear face masks and open windows

For drivers, an additional selfie verification process will make sure drivers are masked up before driving. "We have put in several checks and balances because this is something that is really shared accountability", Uber's head of safety products,...

Another 221,000 Floridians file for jobless benefits Another 221,000 Floridians file for jobless benefits

New unemployment filings peaked at a staggering 6.9 million in the week ending March 28. There are more jobless workers that haven't been able to get their application through. Michigan, Nevada, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Georgia all joined Ca...

IPhone SE Goes on Sale in India from 20th May

The iPhone SE 2020 can be bought in India in three storage versions such as 64 GB, 128 GB, and 256 GB. HDFC Bank card owners can get a straight discount of up to Rs 3,600 on the original price effectively putting the discounted price to Rs 38,900.

Samsung and Huawei dominate 5G smartphone market in Q1 2020 Samsung and Huawei dominate 5G smartphone market in Q1 2020

On closer analysis, it has been noted that Xiaomi is also improving rapidly on various other metrics such as infrastructure and ambience, issue resolution and staff knowledge, among others. Apple , which is typically considered Samsung's fiercest r...

Facebook moves against hate speech, deletes 89 per cent volume Facebook moves against hate speech, deletes 89 per cent volume

The coronavirus statistics released Tuesday are the latest addendum to the company's twice-yearly report about enforcement to combat the dark side of the way its platforms are used. Blumenthal, Harris and Menéndez have asked Facebook if, befo...

OnePlus 8 series Indian sale date finally announced

The much-awaited OnePlus 8 series which is being manufactured at the company's factory in Noida, will be available in the Indian market by the end of this month , a top company executive confirmed on Wednesday. Bluetooth stability and compatibilit...

New algorithm discovers hundreds of Android 'creepware' apps New algorithm discovers hundreds of Android 'creepware' apps

As reported in the ZDNet report , such apps are not fully capable of being used like a spyware or stalkerware but can be used for spying on other person through their device. They discovered that out of the top 1,000 CreepRank scores, 857 of the...

Smartphone recovery in China offers hope to industry Smartphone recovery in China offers hope to industry

CAICT did not give details of shipments of Android-powered smartphones in its April figures, making it hard to know how many Apple handsets were delivered in China last month. A rebound after the epidemic and 5G model replacement demand fueled the ...

Apple is planning for more its staff to return to its offices Apple is planning for more its staff to return to its offices

Although it is planning to bring back employees in stages over the next few months, Apple will soon reopen its offices, Business Insider reports, citing a report in Bloomberg . But the company's secretive culture around new products has reportedly...

Google Chrome adds tab groups to organize tabs by name and color Google Chrome adds tab groups to organize tabs by name and color

For other , however, it means wasting time scrabbling to find a site you know you opened, but can't locate in a sea of tabs. You'll be able to group tabs by type (e.g., work, videos, articles) or by urgency (e.g., check out soon, save for later).

Vince McMahon Claims XFL Commish 'Abandoned' Job After COVID-19 Began Vince McMahon Claims XFL Commish 'Abandoned' Job After COVID-19 Began

Lawyers for XFL owner Vince McMahon argued in court filings Wednesday that the wrestling magnet was justified in firing league CEO Oliver Luck last month just before the football operation shut down. Luck signed Callaway, a former Browns WR, to a d...

Samsung to launch cheaper Galaxy Fold Lite Samsung to launch cheaper Galaxy Fold Lite

Weinbach, who has a good track record for accurately predicting Samsung's upcoming products, claims the Galaxy Fold Lite will feature Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 865 processor but without 5G capabilities. There's a catch, though: The new Fold will...

Trump extends order on US telecom supply chain security until 2021 Trump extends order on US telecom supply chain security until 2021

This barred Google from signing new MADAs (Mobile Application Distribution Agreements) with Huawei to distribute GMS ( Google Mobile Services ) on new Huawei and Honor devices released after May 15th, 2019. However, the Chinese giant launched i...

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 receives the display at 120 Hz Samsung Galaxy Note 20 receives the display at 120 Hz

Ross young , founder of the research company DisplaySearch and Display Supply Chain Consultants, presented the technical characteristics of the screen anticipated news from the well-known electronics manufacturer. If that's the case then the absence ...

IPhone SE in India for ₹38,900 IPhone SE in India for ₹38,900

The offer is applicable on EMI and non-EMI transactions. Talking about the specifications of the device, iPhone SE 2020 has the same shell and design as the iPhone 8. The body is made of body glass and aerospace grade aluminum. The iPhone SE of...

Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Applications To Be Accepted Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Applications To Be Accepted

Self-employed, independent contractors and 1099 workers in OH got some long-awaited news on Tuesday when the system to pay them jobless benefits finally went online . Payments are expected to start being issued by May 25, according to the labor depa...

Uber Canada will require drivers and passengers to wear masks starting Monday

The news comes with Uber seeking to emerge from a massive slump in ridership as a result of the global virus outbreak and subsequent shelter-in-place orders. If drivers or riders give a low rating, they can now pick "no face cover or mask" along wi...

Google Pixel 4a may be announced along with Android 11 beta Google Pixel 4a may be announced along with Android 11 beta

If there's one thing the Pixel smartphone series is known for, it's camera supremacy. There has been a lot of uncertainty lately over the Google Pixel 4a launch, especially after Google cancelled this year's Google I/O 2020 owing to the coron...

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT