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Xerox Gives HP Ultimatum on Acquisition, Sets Monday Deadline

Highlights The offer represents a 29 percent premium to HP’s average trading price Xerox says ‘it was very surprised’ by the rejection Xerox said that it has set a deadline for Monday Xerox said Thursday it was holding firm on its $33 billion takeover offer for computer and printer maker HP, and warned it would […]

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Russian Lawmakers Back Push to Make Local Apps Mandatory on Smartphones

Russian lawmakers on Tuesday backed legislation in a preliminary vote that would require all smartphones, computers and smart TV sets sold in Russia to come pre-installed with Russian software. The bill seeks to help Russian IT firms compete with foreign companies and would allow the government to designate certain locally-produced software as mandatory for devices […]

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Google ‘Cookie’ Privacy Settlement That Paid Users Nothing Voided by US Appeals Court

Google has faced the cookie privacy issue before, suffering a setback in March Highlights The Circuit Judge said the earlier settlement raised a “red flag” A lower court judge has been directed to revisit the case Google agreed in 2012 and 2013 to pay $39.5 million A federal appeals court on Tuesday struck down Google’s […]

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The Batman Hires Star Wars’ Rogue One Cinematographer Greig Fraser

Photo Credit: Giles Keyte/Lucasfilm Greig Fraser on the set of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Highlights Fraser is an Oscar nominee for his work on Lion He is currently filming Denis Villeneuve’s Dune reboot The Batman release date is June 25, 2021 Robert Pattinson-starrer The Batman has found its cinematographer in Greig Fraser, reuniting […]

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After bans from Apple and Google, Sarahah debuts Enoff, an iOS app for anonymous feedback at work

Sarahah, the anonymous messaging app founded in Saudi Arabia that became an unexpected viral sensation with teens, clocking up over 300 million registered users before getting banned by Apple and Google over bullying, is making a return to the App Store — but not as you might think. The startup has launched a new, free iOS app called Enoff (pronounced […]

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Computers in the Design World

Computer Aided is a term used on a regular basis these days. When you wake up, eat breakfast, drive to work, and relax at the end of the day there’s some form of computer to aid you. It could be something like Amazon’s Alexa, your car’s onboard computer, or the choice of movies on your […]

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Snapdragon 8cx Is Qualcomm’s Latest Chip for Always-On, Always-Connected Windows 10 Machines

Qualcomm, the biggest supplier of chips for mobile phones, on Thursday pushed further into the PC market with a line of chips designed to power business machines. Qualcomm’s “Snapdragon” processor chips historically have been at the heart of mobile phones like Alphabet’s Google Pixel phone and many Samsung Electronics Co devices. Over the past year, though, Qualcomm adapted its chips […]

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Nvidia Titan RTX, Turing-Based GPU for AI Research, With 24GB GDDR6 RAM Launched in India at Rs. 2,24,000

Shortly after rolling the first high-end gaming GPUs based on its new Turing architecture Nvidia has announced its next ultra-high-end Titan-series offering. The new Nvidia Titan RTX GPU is a somewhat beefier version of the GeForce RTX 2080 Ti, using the same TU102 GPU but without any of its hardware disabled. It will also feature […]

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Marriott Says Up to 500 Million Customers Impacted by Starwood Hack

Marriott International Inc said on Friday that hackers accessed up to 500 million customer records in its Starwood Hotels reservation system in an attack that began four years ago, exposing data including passport numbers and payment cards. Shares were down 5.7 percent in late afternoon trade on news of the hack, one of the largest […]