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Snapchat is testing a dedicated tab for its exclusive Snap shows
Jul17

Snapchat is testing a dedicated tab for its exclusive Snap shows

Snapchat is testing a new Netflix-like home page for shows—and that is per Mashable. The new “Shows” page according to Mashable’s Karissa Bell, looks much cleaner than the rest of Discover and is similar to what is currently available on streaming sites. At the top, you will find promoted show, then followed by a queue of recently watched shows and shows previously subscribed to by you. Below it, you will find a grid of dozens of...

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Twitter opens engineering apprenticeship to more women, minorities
Jul14

Twitter opens engineering apprenticeship to more women, minorities

  Twitter wants to more women and minorities to join its data science and engineering teams. A job listing suggests that the company wants to increase diversity in its workforce. “The Twitter Engineering Apprenticeship Program is an opportunity for folks from non-traditional tech backgrounds to experience engineering at Twitter,” the company said. “We believe the people who build Twitter should be representative of those that use...

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Microsoft is Making Your Device Passwordless
Jul11

Microsoft is Making Your Device Passwordless

Passwords are necessary. They can prevent breaches to your account. But Microsoft is planning to make its personal computers passwordless. That is, they could work sans passwords. For several months now, the company has been eliminating the need to input passwords from Microsoft Accounts and Windows 10. And soon, you can log in to your Microsoft account without a password. This new feature is available to a small percentage of...

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Uber launches “Uber Comfort” in 43 cities across the US
Jul11

Uber launches “Uber Comfort” in 43 cities across the US

Uber wants riders to be as comfortable as they possible could when on a ride. Though, this might require them to pay something extra, the company believes it would go a long way to create the right atmosphere during ride. “Uber Comfort” as the company calls it, will enhance your “experience through popular features.” Going forward, riders in 43 US cities will have access to Uber’s Quiet Ride button that allows them to ask drivers for...

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Zoom Has Serious Security Flaw  – Experts Recommend Removing It Now
Jul10

Zoom Has Serious Security Flaw – Experts Recommend Removing It Now

If you are using Zoom, a video conferencing app on your Mac, then you might want to uninstall it now. In a report, it stated: “This vulnerability allows any website to forcibly join a user to a Zoom call, with their video camera activated, without the user’s permission. On top of this, this vulnerability would have allowed any webpage to DOS (Denial of Service) a Mac by repeatedly joining a user to an invalid call.” –...

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‘Code with Google’ education resource now available for teachers
Jul09

‘Code with Google’ education resource now available for teachers

  Google has offered a new coding education resource through Code with Google. It taps on Google’s free course curriculum on computer science and other programs. And students can learn to code or build on their present skills at all levels. The Code with Google resources goes beyond learning. It includes scholarships, internships, summer programs, and residencies. Google VP of Education and University Relations Maggie Johnson...

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