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Facebook’s Zuckerberg embraces remote work beyond Silicon Valley | Tech/Gadgets

Zuckerberg said Facebook would start ‘aggressively opening up remote hiring’ in July, expecting that about half its workforce would eventually do their jobs outside its offices over the next five to 10 years. — AFP pic SAN FRANCISCO, May 21 ― Facebook Inc will permanently embrace remote work even after coronavirus lockdowns ease, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said yesterday, accelerating ...

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Fitbit is reportedly working on a 4G smartwatch for kids

Last year, Google announced that it was acquiring Fitbit, telling the world it wanted in on the lucrative wearables market. However, that acquisition is currently undergoing regulatory scrutiny in the US and Australia, with the deal yet to be finalized. The announcement of the deal, though, hasn’t stopped Fitbit from doing what it does so well – making some of ...

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This conceptual gadget works like Uber for parking spots!

How many hours of your life do you think you have spent finding parking spots? According to a study, we spend around 75 hours a year trying to find parking. The one thing I am enjoying during quarantine is not looking for an empty space for my vehicle. I am not sure how I will return to the world where ...

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Disney Plus says its aspect-ratio fix for The Simpsons is coming soon

Following the launch of Disney Plus late last year, many fans of the classic animated sitcom The Simpsons voiced their displeasure upon discovering that the show’s first 19 and a half seasons had been cropped or stretched to fit into the 16:9 format, effectively ruining a number of quality visual gags in the process.  The streaming service quickly responded by ...

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Netflix will now let you turn off its annoying auto-play videos

As much as we love Netflix around these parts, we can’t say we’re too keen on the service’s implementation of auto-play videos – whether it’s trailers that automatically play while browsing or the way that a new episode will start as soon as the previous one is over, it’s incredibly annoying. Thankfully, Netflix is now allowing users to disable autoplay ...

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Get Fit In 2020 With These Apps And Gadgets

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Google disables Xiaomi smart home integration after major security breach

After a user discovered that his Google Nest Hub was showing images from a stranger’s home when he tried to stream from his own Xiaomi security camera, the software giant has disabled any integration between its smart home systems and the Chinese tech manufacturer. The instance was reported by Reddit user /r/Dio-V and was then picked up by Android Police. ...

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Love playing Draw Something or Words With Friends? Change your password now

A new report from Have I Been Pwned has revealed that a data breach at the online game company Zynga back in September affected 170m users. To make matters worse, the Zynga hack ranks 10th among Have I Been Pwned’s list of its all-time largest hacks of user information. In September, Zynga admitted that it had suffered a breach that ...

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Samsung Galaxy A70S rumored to include world’s first 64MP phone camera

Following a recent report that the Galaxy Note 10 may miss out on Samsung’s highly anticipated 64MP phone-camera sensor, it’s now looking like the South Korean electronics giant will debut its megapixel monster on a far less premium device. According to Korean site ET News, Samsung is planning to bring the world’s first 64MP phone camera to the Samsung Galaxy ...

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10 Portable coolers to help you chill out this summer » Gadget Flow

The Gadget Flow Daily Digest highlights and explores the latest in tech trends to keep you informed. Want it straight to your inbox? Subscribe now. Who doesn’t love an ice cold beverage on a hot day? When it comes to having fun in the sun, that same sun can wreak havoc on the temperature of your drinks. Take control of ...

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The demise of the 9-5: What will the future of the office look like?

The workplace of the past had well-defined structure, employees would come into a physical space with hierarchical management and specified core working hours. With the gig-economy flourishing, the traditional work environment had to become competitive to remain attractive to retain talent.  Traditional workplace practices have been transformed due to the working habits of new generations; which has been enabled by ...

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All of Amazon’s new Echo speakers reviewed

The good news that Amazon largely succeeded in what it set out to do. I tried out the new Echo Dot ($50) and Echo Plus ($150), both in single-speaker and the new stereo configurations, both with and without the Echo Sub. In every case, I found myself surprised at the quality of the audio I heard — there’s no question ...

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