Protests against the use of excessive force by law enforcement have surfaced around the country, including in Minneapolis, Denver, Los Angeles, Louisville, and Columbus, following the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who was arrested on suspicion of forgery and pinned to the ground by police officers in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He was later pronounced dead at a regional hospital. … [Read more...] about Google delays the Android 11 Beta announcement as protests roil US cities
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Microsoft Microsoft Build 2020: Everything announced and then some Microsoft's Windows 10 May 2020 Update is starting to roll out to mainstream users Become a cloud pro: Microsoft Azure certification prep bundle is 95% off Microsoft Build 2020: All developers need to know (ZDNet YouTube) Microsoft Edge gets a new surfing game (CNET) 10+ Microsoft Teams apps for working remotely (TechRepublic) … [Read more...] about Microsoft Surface is a hit with business, but outlook for other tablets is bleak
Executives from Apple and Beats reportedly met several times early last year, ahead of when Beats went on to launch its streamed music service. According to Reuters, that included meetings between Apple CEO Tim Cook and Beats' Iovine, as well as Apple's iTunes and cloud services chief Eddy Cue. … [Read more...] about Apple reportedly near $3.2 billion Beats acquisition
Some have also speculated that Apple is simply buying Beats to replenish its "cool factor." That might be partially true. Apple products have gotten a little boring, allowing rivals like Samsung to become increasingly popular. It’s easy to look back to when the iPod was dominant, white earbuds everywhere, and say that Apple is trying to recapture that market. But Apple doesn’t need to buy cool, because Apple’s brand isn’t weak. In fact, it’s at the very top of Interbrand’s Best Global Brands list for 2013, with brand value ahead of Google, Coca-Cola, IBM, and Microsoft. White earbuds are also quite alive and well. Walking the downtown streets of San Francisco and the Caltrain commuter rail, I saw one, two, three, four, eight sets of Beats in all. But I also saw 84 sets of Apple earbuds. … [Read more...] about What if Apple bought Beats not for headphones, but wearables?
Daily app quiz on Amazon is live. As part of today’s quiz, the e-tailer is giving its participants a chance to win GoPro Hero 8 camera for free. To become eligible for today’s quiz prize, users have to answer all five questions of the quiz correctly. For those unaware, Amazon organises a daily quiz on mobile app. The quiz is generally based on current affairs and offers prizes to select winners. Winner of the quiz is usually chosen via a lucky draw. The quiz starts at 8 am and continues till 12pm. Here are the five questions along with their answers that can help you win Go Pro Hero 8 camera for free. Results of the today’s quiz will be announced on May 31. Question 1 : Which famous foreigner after whom a city in India is named, landed on Indian shores on 20th May, 1498? The answer is- Vasco da Gama Question 2 : The Western Ghats, one of the eight hotspots of biological diversity in the world, is spread across how many Indian states? The answer is- 6 … [Read more...] about Amazon app quiz May 29, 2020: Get answers to these five questions and win Go Pro Hero 8 for free