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Social Media Is Not Destroying America

Every time I look at social media, it seems, I see someone proclaiming the dangers of social media. There are too many dark takes to list here, but key themes include Twitter spreading misinformation, Facebook helping Donald Trump win, Russia waging a social media war against the U.S.,

A secret to Netflix’s success: Social media

There’s a secret to Netflix’s success: social media. The subscription-based video on demand site is more conducive to producing “viral” original content, which could give it a sustainable advantage over traditional networks and other on-demand providers such as Hulu and Amazon Prime Video, said Jefferies analyst John

Asus to launch five ZenFone 4 Series smartphones in July

Well, the smartphones that are going to be launched will reportedly be the Asus ZenFone 4 (ZE554KL), Asus ZenFone 4 Max (ZC554KL), Asus ZenFone 4 Pro (Z01GD), Asus ZenFone 4 Selfie (Z01M), and Asus ZenFone 4V (V520KL/A006). Interestingly, there will be two different variants of the Zenfone

Android Nougat update hits Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom

The official Asus forum where the information showed up at first also mentions that the update will introduce few more changes. It says that the Zenfone 3 Zoom will also receive portrait mode support, improved performance and bug fixes. It has also been reported that the latest

InFocus Turbo 5 with 5000mAh battery launched; price starts from Rs. 6,999

The InFocus Turbo 5 is exclusively available via the online retailer Amazon India. The 2GB RAM variant is priced at Rs. 6,999 and the 3GB RAM variant is priced at Rs. 7,999. The device will be going on sale starting from July 4, 2017. Let’s take a

Hyperledger Fabric Blockchain Publishes Software Release Candidate

The developers behind the open-source Hyperledger Fabric blockchain project have issued the software’s official release candidate. Announced yesterday via the project’s public mailing list, the release effectively moves the software, one of several separate enterprise distributed ledger code bases being incubated under the Hyperledger umbrella, one step closer

IOS 11 BETA: SHOULD YOU DOWNLOAD APPLE’S NEW SOFTWARE FOR IPHONE AND IPAD?

Most of the new features are on the iPad, and it can be the perfect device for testing out the update / REUTERS/Stephen Lam Apple has released its iOS 11 beta to the public. That means everyone can get hold of the new software, months before it’s

Google Stakes Its Future on a Piece of Software

Early in 2015, artificial-intelligence researchers at Google created an obscure piece of software called ­TensorFlow. Two years later the tool, which is used in building machine-­learning software, underpins many future ambitions of Google and its parent company, Alphabet. TensorFlow makes it much easier for the company’s engineers

iPhone 8 leak shows vertical dual rear camera and bezel-less display

The iPhone 8 has been circulating in rumors and speculations for quite some time. We have already seen a slew of renders, leaked features, etc. that have given us an idea of what to expect from the anniversary special edition to be launched by Apple. The latest

Say hello to Holo; an app that adds 3-D characters to your pictures

There is a new app called Holo in the market, that will allow you to experience AR through your smartphone. Moreover, it will turn your normal pictures into sci-fi-like images. This Holo app can be downloaded from Google Play and App Store for free. AR/VR company 8i