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Upwork’s Work Diary Comes under Fire

Posted on 18 August 2018

Upwork’s work diary has come under intense criticism from Buzzfeed reporter, Caroline O'Donovan, who wrote a long and exhaustive report criticizing the purpose of this freelancing tool. Upwork diary is an online time tracking feature, that  records and then automatically invoices a person for time worked, enabling clients to quickly verify that the freelancer’s invoice only inclu ...

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How Mobiles Could Replace Computers and Consoles

Posted on 27 July 2018

Even those of us who are old enough to have experienced the first generations of mobile devices often forget just how far they have come. From the analog briefcase-sized monstrosities from which they originated, into the monochrome text displays, and finally into the age of touch-screen based mini-computers, these exist as a technology which has undergone considerable evolution. As we continu ...

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How Mobiles Could Replace Computers and Consoles

Posted on 27 July 2018

Even those of us who are old enough to have experienced the first generations of mobile devices often forget just how far they have come. From the analog briefcase-sized monstrosities from which they originated, into the monochrome text displays, and finally into the age of touch-screen based mini-computers, these exist as a technology which has undergone considerable evolution. As we continu ...

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How Samsung’s New Galaxy S9 Compares to the iPhone X

Posted on 26 February 2018

(Bloomberg) -- When Microsoft revealed a replacement to Windows 8, it skipped the number 9 and went straight to Windows 10. Apple’s iPhone 8 was followed by the iPhone X (pronounced “ten”). But Samsung refused to follow: The successor to its Galaxy S8 is the Galaxy S9 (and a larger S9 Plus), and it’s coming out in March.
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Samsung Electronics to slash OLED panel production as iPhone X demand disappoints: Nikkei

Posted on 20 February 2018

Samsung Electronics Co will slash output of its organic light-emitting diode (OLED) panels in response to its customer Apple Inc's decision to cut production of iPhone X amid weak demand, the Nikkei reported on Tuesday.Samsung Display, the panel-making unit of Samsung Electronics, now plans to make OLED panels for 20 million or fewer iPhones at the South Chungcheong plant in the January- ...

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Facebook pushes for more personal updates with launch of new Lists feature

Posted on 14 February 2018

Facebook's status update box is getting a new feature called Lists, which begins rolling out today. This is the first major update to the entry field since the launch of colored backgrounds just over a year ago, and also serves as a way to encourage Facebook users to share more personal content. The feature, like it sounds, lets users make lists of anything they choose - New Year's Resol ...

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Top 10 cloud security threats for 2018

Posted on 10 April 2018

Cloud computing has continually changed how various organizations use, store, and share data, applications, and workloads. However, this has also introduced a number of new security threats and challenges; and with large amounts of data going into the cloud, these resources become natural targets for cyber attacks. “The volume of public cloud utilization is growing rapidly, so that inevitabl ...

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Apple may let the same app work on across iOS and Macs

Posted on 21 December 2017

The app situation between iPhones and Macs is a bit of a mess. While mobile apps are updated regularly, the Mac App Store can often leave something to be desired. Now, Apple is finally tackling this chaos. According to Bloomberg, Apple may give developers the option to create a single app that will work across Macs, iPads and iPhones as early as next year.According to insider ...

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Apple admits slowing older iPhones, says it's to prevent battery issues

Posted on 21 December 2017

If you think your older iPhone seems to run slower, you're not crazy. Apple on Wednesday said a software feature released last year makes your phone operate more slowly to offset problems with its aging lithium ion battery. As batteries get older, they don't hold their charges as well as newer batteries, and can have worse problems when the charge is low or the temperature is cold.& ...

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What's Uber worth? 30% less says one report

Posted on 29 November 2017

SAN FRANCISCO — Japanese investment company SoftBank is keen to take a big stake in Uber, but only at a fraction of the ride-hailing company's previous valuation.SoftBank has tendered an offer to buy $9 billion in Uber stock based on a valuation of $48 billion, or around 30% less than Uber's one-time high of $69 billion, according to a Bloomberg report Monday citing anonymous s ...