Sunday, March 22, 2020

Huawei Mate XS review: Hardware masterpiece but lack of software hurts

The Huawei Mate XS is a £2,000 folding phone (Huawei)A year ago I was in Barcelona at the Mobile World Congress event to...

Uber suspends taxi booking option in Saudi Arabia

FILE PHOTO: Uber's logo is pictured at its office in Bogota, Colombia, December 12, 2019. Picture taken December 12, 2019. REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez/File PhotoDUBAI...

Lyft drivers can join new delivery service, founders donate salaries

(Reuters) - Lyft Inc on Friday told drivers they could sign up for work driving deliveries under a new service as ride-hailing demand...

U.S. senators question Amazon on coronavirus safety at warehouses

(Reuters) - Four Democratic U.S. senators on Friday expressed concern in a letter to Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) Chief Executive Jeff Bezos that the...

Retailers offer discounts, waive shipping fees to boost online sales

NEW YORK (Reuters) - After closing their stores earlier this week to limit the spread of the coronavirus, several retailers are dangling site-wide...

Google cancels annual developer conference on coronavirus fears

FILE PHOTO: People pass by an entrance to Google offices in New York, U.S., June 4, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid(Reuters) - Alphabet Inc’s Google...

Netflix creates $100 million fund to help displaced film and TV workers

FILE PHOTO: The Netflix logo is seen on their office in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, U.S. July 16, 2018. REUTERS/Lucy NicholsonLOS ANGELES (Reuters)...

Kraft Heinz talks with Amazon, Walmart daily to speed food deliveries

LONDON (Reuters) - Kraft Heinz (KHC.O) speaks daily with Amazon.com (AMZN.O) and Walmart Inc (WMT.N), hoping to speed up deliveries as customers worldwide...

Trailblazers: One giant leap for womankind

NASA astronaut Christina Koch completed a record space mission this year, setting gender milestones in the process. READ SOURCE

YouTube, Amazon Prime forgo streaming quality to relieve European networks

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - YouTube and Amazon Prime will sacrifice streaming quality in the EU to help avert internet gridlock as tens of millions...

Orange CEO asks for delay of Disney+ streaming launch in France

FILE PHOTO: Stephane Richard, chief executive officer of Orange, delivers his keynote speech on 5G at the Orange Business Summit in Paris, France,...

Amazon notifies shopper about U.S. probe of third-party sellers

(This March 19 story corrects to say Amazon notified one shopper and not shoppers, adds Amazon statement) FILE PHOTO: The logo of...

Uber suspends taxi service in Saudi Arabia until further notice: statement

FILE PHOTO: Uber's logo is pictured at its office in Bogota, Colombia, December 12, 2019. Picture taken December 12, 2019. REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez/File PhotoCAIRO...

How to find Zoom’s hidden beauty filter and save your video calls

This is going to change everything (Getty Images)As the world hunkers down amid the coronavirus onslaught, many companies are turning to home working...

YouTube forgoes streaming quality to prevent European networks buffering

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - YouTube will sacrifice streaming quality in the EU to help avert internet gridlock as tens of millions of Europeans, confined...

U.S. CDC, Emory University set up sites to check coronavirus symptoms online

(Reuters) - Americans worried about their exposure to coronavirus can check their symptoms with new screening tools online. The U.S. Centers for Disease...

Walt Disney delays India launch of streaming service

FILE PHOTO: A screen shows the logo and a ticker symbol for The Walt Disney Company on the floor of the New York...

Singapore launches contact tracing mobile app to track coronavirus infections

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore launched a contact-tracing smartphone app to allow authorities to identify those who have been exposed to people infected with...

Italy's Saipem inks deal with Equinor on floating solar farm technology

FILE PHOTO: Equinor's logo is seen next to the company's headquarters in Stavanger, Norway December 5, 2019. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins/File PhotoMILAN (Reuters) - Italy’s...

YouTube cuts videos to lower quality to reduce network load during coronavirus

YouTube is cutting streams to standard definition (YouTube)YouTube is following the likes of Netflix in capping its data flow during the coronavirus pandemic. The...

Russia postpones sovereign internet test over coronavirus

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia due to coronavirus has postponed a test designed to improve the ability of its domestic internet infrastructure to cope...

March equinox signals the first day of spring 2020

Spring lambs at Moreton Morrell College in Warwickshire. (PA)People around the world may be coming to grips with the effects of the coronavirus...