Taika Waititi slams Apple’s MacBook keyboards after winning first Oscar

Speaking with journalists after winning his first Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay, Jojo Rabbit and Thor: Ragnarok director Taika Waititi had other things on his mind. When asked what he thought writers should be demanding in the next round of discussions with producers, Waititi put Apple’s controversial laptop keyboards on blast. “Apple needs to fix those keyboards,” he said. “They are … Read more Taika Waititi slams Apple’s MacBook keyboards after winning first Oscar

White House summons tech, social media firms after shootings

The White House has called on social media companies to build technologies that could help curb the spread of violent ideologies online. The appeal was made during a meeting between officials from the White House and big social media companies on Friday. The gathering came days after Donald Trump, the United States, laid blame on the … Read more White House summons tech, social media firms after shootings

Huawei Files to Trademark Its Hongmeng Mobile OS Around the World After US Ban

China’s Huawei has applied to trademark its “Hongmeng” operating system (OS) in at least nine countries and Europe, data from a UN body shows, in a sign it may be deploying a back-up plan in key markets as US sanctions threaten its business model. The move comes after the Trump administration put Huawei on a blacklist last month that barred it … Read more Huawei Files to Trademark Its Hongmeng Mobile OS Around the World After US Ban

Rahul Gandhi’s Hands-On Solution After Helicopter Glitch In Himachal

UNA, HIMACHAL PRADESH:  Congress President Rahul Gandhi is a busy person these days, packing tireless election campaigns, roadshows and speeches into his schedule. Yesterday, as he travelled to Himachal Pradesh for a rally, an unexpected challenge emerged. In Una, the helicopter that he was travelling in developed a glitch and Rahul Gandhi himself, got down … Read more Rahul Gandhi’s Hands-On Solution After Helicopter Glitch In Himachal

The 6 Cycles Of Social Media Reactions After Major Tragic Events

Terrifying statue of a gargoyle the mythical winged monster on the cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris in France an the Eiffel Tower in background GETTY After each event with tragic consequences that gets global media attention, social media users take the event as the main topic for most of their posts. This is, of course, expected–there … Read more The 6 Cycles Of Social Media Reactions After Major Tragic Events

Gimme a gadget after midnight

Alone on Valentine’s Day? That doesn’t mean you can’t treat yourself and your inner-techie That wonderful day known as Valentine’s Day is the perfect excuse for couples to profess their love for each other. In small ways like flowers and gifts, and in big gestures, like expensive dinners or romantic getaways. Either way, V-Day can … Read more Gimme a gadget after midnight

Facebook Apologises After Lombok Earthquake Balloons Blunder

Facebook apologised on Wednesday after users posting about a deadly earthquake in Indonesia on the social media platform saw their messages decorated with images of balloons and confetti. A 6.9 magnitude quake struck the tourist island of Lombok on Sunday, killing at least 347 people and leaving thousands homeless, according to the government-run Antara news agency. … Read more Facebook Apologises After Lombok Earthquake Balloons Blunder

Ethereum Software Parity to Update After Critical Bug Detected

A critical consensus bug has been uncovered in a testing environment used by one of the two principal softwares crucial to the operation of the world’s second-largest blockchain. Revealed last night by UK-based Parity Technologies in a blog post, the issue was found to cause those running the software to fall out of sync, meaning others … Read more Ethereum Software Parity to Update After Critical Bug Detected

OnePlus 5 Starts Receiving Oreo-Based OxygenOS 5.0.1 Update After OxygenOS 5.0 Update Pulled

Within days of the OxygenOS 5.0 update being suspended due to a bug, OnePlus is now rolling out the OxygenOS 5.0.1 update to the OnePlus 5. A ‘staged rollout’ of the OxygenOS 5.0.1 update is in progress. The changelog remains similar to the previous version, apart from a couple of additions such as bug fixes for third party camera apps … Read more OnePlus 5 Starts Receiving Oreo-Based OxygenOS 5.0.1 Update After OxygenOS 5.0 Update Pulled

Disputed DNA analysis software’s code open for inspection after court order

If you’re going to convict or acquit based on evidence provided by a piece of software, you’d better be damn sure that software is reliable. One such program, a DNA analysis tool used in more than a thousand cases, has been called unreliable by critics — and a federal judge has just ordered that its code be opened … Read more Disputed DNA analysis software’s code open for inspection after court order