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Pioneer who invented 'cut, copy and paste' for computers dies at 74

Pioneer who invented 'cut, copy and paste' for computers dies at 74 After graduating, he specialised in user interface design - that is, making computer systems more user-friendly. A cause of death has not been released. The cut and paste command is reportedly inspired by old-time editing which mainly involved cutting portions of printed text and fixing them elsewhere with paste. [Full Article...]

The 2020 Presidential Primary: Two down, 48 to go

The 2020 Presidential Primary: Two down, 48 to go Voters gather in precincts to debate and discuss candidates and eventually split into groups to communicate their preferences. Nevada's caucuses are this coming Saturday and will feature a growing population of Latinos, African Americans, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. [Full Article...]

Apple must pay store employees for luggage search time, court rules

Apple must pay store employees for luggage search time, court rules All retail employees of the Steve Jobs-founded tech giant are required to have their bags, Apple products and any other property searched to ensure they are not taking anything from the stores or facilities. "Thus, according to the "hours worked" control clause, plaintiffs 'must be paid'". The court specifically disagreed with Apple's claim that employees did not need to carry bags to work and... [Full Article...]

RIP Essential Phone: Android Founder Andy Rubin's Startup Shuts Down

RIP Essential Phone: Android Founder Andy Rubin's Startup Shuts Down Android founder Andy Rubin is closing down his smartphone startup Essential, despite teasing a new product only a few months ago. Essential in October 2019 announced the Gem , a replacement for the Essential Phone , but the Gem is never going to see a release because Essential today announced that it is shutting down. [Full Article...]

Spectrum outage: Subscribers say service restored in Central NY

Spectrum outage: Subscribers say service restored in Central NY The widespread outage was announced early Saturday afternoon in a tweet. The website Down Detector also received many reports from ME of lost Spectrum service on Friday . The power outages were heaviest in Cumberland and York counties, where about 6,100 and 1,200 customers were respectively out of power around 5 p.m. [Full Article...]

Meet Pete Buttigieg, the man who shocked Sanders, Biden in Iowa caucus

Meet Pete Buttigieg, the man who shocked Sanders, Biden in Iowa caucus The real discussion, post-Iowa, is whether Tom Perez's Democratic Party can galvanize the necessary vision, enthusiasm and opposition to beat Donald Trump in November - or not. Biden then used some of his most muscular language to date to criticize Buttigieg, who's narrowly leading Sanders in Iowa as the results trickle in. [Full Article...]

Samsung's Z Flip Foldable Phone Video Has Leaked

Samsung's Z Flip Foldable Phone Video Has Leaked As noted by AndroidCentral , the model in the video is likely some kind of engineering sample given that a Samsung security consent form pops up on screen once it's opened. Granted, we already know basically all there is to know about Samsung's new foldable handset thanks to a bevy of previous leaks (none of which have been confirmed, by the way, including this new video), but hey, it's still ... [Full Article...]

Huawei Executive Rejects Welcoming Back Google Mobile Services; Company Disagrees

Huawei Executive Rejects Welcoming Back Google Mobile Services; Company Disagrees Then it began working on building its own app store called the App Gallery. These companies have had to go through several anxiety-filled months during which the USA administration banned them from working with American companies or sourcing from them. [Full Article...]

Raiders expected to pursue Tom Brady in possible free agency

Raiders expected to pursue Tom Brady in possible free agency Earlier on Sunday, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported that the Patriots would be willing to offer Brady a salary of $30 million per year to stay in New England. If Brady is going to return, he wants to see the team spend on some weapons - which they attempted to do last offseason by signing Antonio Brown , only to have it fail. [Full Article...]

U.S. Supreme Court allows Trump's 'public charge' immigration curb

U.S. Supreme Court allows Trump's 'public charge' immigration curb It was immediately met with opposition from advocates and several states, which argued that the changes would penalize immigrants who rely on temporary assistance from the government and impose costs on the states. That, it so happens, is an opinion shared by Attorney General William Barr and former AG Jeff Sessions . The administration can now enforce the rule nationwide except in IL, where ... [Full Article...]

Samsung Working On 'Quick Share', Similar To Apple's AirDrop

Samsung Working On 'Quick Share', Similar To Apple's AirDrop Meanwhile, OnePlus also has its grasp file transfer blueprint called FileDash, which is limited to its grasp devices. South Korean firm Samsung has launched its two new Smart Phones and Samsung in Hindustan early this 12 months. The Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G also comes in Cosmic Black and Cosmic Gray. As per the source, there is 2.5D curved glass design unlike the 3D glass on previous Samsu... [Full Article...]

Half-Life series is free-to-play until Half-Life: Alyx releases

Steam users received a notification earlier announcing the Half-Life promotion, but the notification appeared to have gone out too early because it soon disappeared. I doubt there's many gamers left who haven't experienced Half-Life in one form or another, and even if you have, Valve is also offering some steep discounts on owning the Half-Life Complete bundle , Half-Life 1 Anthology , and... [Full Article...]

Fiat Chrysler and Foxconn plan Chinese electric vehicle joint venture

Fiat Chrysler and Foxconn plan Chinese electric vehicle joint venture While the two parties have yet to sign a formal agreement, they intend to put pen to paper during the first quarter of 2020. Fiat Chrysler shares were trading down 0.5% at $13.82 at the time of publication Friday. While Hon Hai has limited automotive experience, it does bring other things to the table, said Michael Dunne, a China expert and CEO of consultant ZoZo Go. [Full Article...]

Microsoft’s Chromium-Based Edge Browser Is Now Available To Download For macOS

Microsoft’s Chromium-Based Edge Browser Is Now Available To Download For macOS On Windows devices, the overhauled Edge browser can be installed on Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10 . It will also become available for Windows 10X supporting foldable and dual-screen devices. Note that Internet Explorer is not impacted by our automatic rollout. Features like tracking prevention are enabled by default, for example, with three levels of controls over how thing... [Full Article...]

Samsung's removable-battery smartphone is releasing soon in the USA for $499

Samsung's removable-battery smartphone is releasing soon in the USA for $499 A short hands-on video acquired by Weinbach also confirms a few more details about the phone. It all around ends up looking more modern as well. Finally there's the 12-megapixel ultra-wide angle and the time-of-flight sensor rounding out the picture for the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra. [Full Article...]

Warren: Sanders Is Sending Volunteers 'Out to Trash Me'

Warren: Sanders Is Sending Volunteers 'Out to Trash Me' People sometimes say things that they shouldn't have. Elizabeth Warren of MA, for being a leading voice in advocating for a calendar change. "But you've heard me for months, I have never said a negative word about Elizabeth Warren , who is a friend of mine". [Full Article...]

Google Pixel 4 users report face unlock issues after January update

Google Pixel 4 users report face unlock issues after January update After Android Police reached out to Google about the reports, the company said it was looking into them, but for any users still experiencing the issue after re-enrolling their face data, your best bet would be to contact Google directly. [Full Article...]

Samsung's Ballie is an intelligent rolling ball that understands you

Samsung's Ballie is an intelligent rolling ball that understands you Sebastian Seung, the Executive Vice President and Chief Research Scientist at Samsung Electronics, explained that Ballie's onboard AI allows it to act like a mobile personal assistant a la Amazon's Alexa, but also aiming to go beyond just the personal digital assistants of the last number of years. [Full Article...]

SpaceX Will Launch 60 Starlink Satellites into Orbit Tonight

SpaceX Will Launch 60 Starlink Satellites into Orbit Tonight SpaceX plans to operate its initial batch of 1,584 satellites 341 miles (549km) above the Earth, hovering much lower than traditional communications satellites. Astronomers say the proliferation of the bright metallic satellites could seriously degrade the night view, interfering with both optical and radio astronomy. [Full Article...]

Apple iPhone 12 could feature all-screen, no notch

Apple iPhone 12 could feature all-screen, no notch As for the iPhones, Apple would reproduce the diagram of 2019 with an iPhone 12, 12 Pro and 12 Pro Max of 5.4 inches, 6.1 inches and 6.7 inches respectively. At times it's felt a little like wishful thinking, with people simply hoping that the iPhone SE 2 is around the corner. A new report about the Touch ID reader being integrated into the display and Face ID being dropped altogether was ci... [Full Article...]


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