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LG’s 2021 TV lineup is promising, but includes bizarre software features

It seems like the company is running out of picture enhancement ideas LG has expanded its OLED lineup, added mini-LED sets and more in 2021, delivering one of the most robust television selections available. Beyond just releasing better hardware, the company is also revamping its smart TV software with a new look and cool new…

Amazon suspends hosting for Parler

Amazon will suspend social media site Parler from its server hosting service on Sunday over violent content that has also prompted Google Play and Apple to remove the platform from its app stores. Parler, the “Twitter for conservatives,” was used by supporters of President Donald Trump to express hatred and threaten violence that culminated in…

Twitter has ‘permanently suspended’ Donald Trump’s account

He was previously given a 12-hour suspension in the wake of the violent January 6th attacks on Capitol Hill Twitter has confirmed that it has “permanently suspended” the personal account of U.S. President Donald Trump. “After close review of recent Tweets from the @realDonaldTrump account and the context around them — specifically how they are…

4 Ways to Overcome AI Obstacles

1/7/2021 07:00 AM Dan Simion, VP of AI & Analytics, Capgemini North America Commentary 50% 50% Four out of five organizations haven't scaled their AI. Here are some ways to change that. Even as the pandemic tightens technology budgets, there are plenty of companies eager to leverage the highly beneficial capabilities of AI. They hire…

How to monitor remote workers humanely

Monitoring employees who work remotely has taken on a whole extra dimension in the Covid-19 pandemic year of 2020. Financial services firms are among those which suggest ways of doing it humanely and legally By SA Mathieson Published: 30 Dec 2020 “For a man’s house is his castle, et domus sua cuique est tutissimum refugium,”…

How to get your Instagram top nine photos for 2020

Social media humblebrag season is in full effect For reasons that remain entirely unclear, Instagram still doesn’t offer an official ‘top nine’ year-end lookback feature. This, unfortunately, forces people interested in finding out what their top nine Instagram photos are to turn to often shady third-party services. Given that Instagram is owned by Facebook, a…

The Best Games of 2020

Well, what a great year that was.  NOT. Wayne’s World level humour is about all I can muster after a year that can get into the bin, then climb into a larger bin, before leaping into an incinerator burning both bins. Remember when half of Australia was on fire, and it seemed like things couldn’t…

Top 10 Downtime Upload podcasts of 2020

Here are Computer Weekly’s top 10 Downtime Upload podcasts of 2020 By Brian McKenna, Business Applications Editor Clare McDonald, Business Editor Caroline Donnelly, Senior Editor, UK Published: 24 Dec 2020 9:00 The Computer Weekly Downtime Upload podcast team started the year discussing Harry and Meghan, registered the course of the Covid-19 public health crisis on…

Tommy ‘Tiny’ Lister, who played Deebo in ‘Friday,’ dies at 62

LOS ANGELES — Tommy “Tiny” Lister, a former professional wrestler who was known for his bullying Deebo character in the “Friday” films, has died. He was 62. Lister’s manager, Cindy Cowan, said he was found unconscious in his home in Marina Del Rey, California, on Thursday afternoon. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Cowan…

New Forum at Apple SoHo features unique acoustic design

Apple SoHo in New York City recently unveiled an all-new Forum and Video Wall with a striking design that respects the heritage of the original flagship store. The space breathes new life into the store’s former Theater area and will someday host artists and Creative Pros during Today at Apple sessions. Climb the signature glass…

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New Foreign Trade Policy 2021-2026 to be rolled out from April, says Govt

Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry on Tuesday said that India''s new Foreign Trade Policy 2021-2026, under formulation, will come into effect from April 1, 2021 Topics Foreign trade policy | India | indian government ANI  |  General News  Last Updated at January 13, 2021 09:15 IST Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry on Tuesday said that India''s new…

LG’s 2021 TV lineup is promising, but includes bizarre software features

It seems like the company is running out of picture enhancement ideas LG has expanded its OLED lineup, added mini-LED sets and more in 2021, delivering one of the most robust television selections available. Beyond just releasing better hardware, the company is also revamping its smart TV software with a new look and cool new…

Top 5 Things to Watch in Markets in the Week Ahead

© Reuters By Noreen Burke Investing.com -- Politics will continue to dominate the headlines in the week ahead amid calls for President Donald Trump’s removal from office after he encouraged a mob of his supporters to storm the U.S. Capitol. But investors will likely be focusing more on the prospects for a bigger stimulus package…

Amazon suspends hosting for Parler

Amazon will suspend social media site Parler from its server hosting service on Sunday over violent content that has also prompted Google Play and Apple to remove the platform from its app stores. Parler, the “Twitter for conservatives,” was used by supporters of President Donald Trump to express hatred and threaten violence that culminated in…