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Secure your Messages with Keybase

  • 12/02/2017 at 23:44 by It's a Gadget Staff
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KeybasePrivacy and security are hot topics in this digital era. There’s a lot of reasons why someone would want to keep information private, and not always for nefarious reasons. A team might be working on privileged information for a company, or you might have a special night planned for your partner. This app has been updated to protect your messages on a range of platforms.

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Robots take over Chinese factory, 250% productivity raise is result

  • 08/02/2017 at 00:53 by It's a Gadget Staff
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RobotsRobots have been threatening to become the new workforce for generations. It has been a cause of alarm for many in production and other medial jobs, where bots have slowly been automating processes. Now a Chinese company has made the switch, and it has made a huge difference.

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Tech companies offer hilariously condescending letter to Trump over immigration

  • 03/02/2017 at 02:40 by It's a Gadget Staff
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TrumpTechnology companies like Apple, Microsoft, Amazing and more have issued an open letter to President Donald Trump. It carefully explains why his executive order on immigration presents a whole host of problems, many of which concern the economy Trump claims to wish to boost. It is also one of the funniest letters ever sent to a president by corporations.

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Trump’s future immigration demands could hurt tech, alongside everything else

  • 31/01/2017 at 01:02 by It's a Gadget Staff
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Tech EyeDonald Trump’s shocking ban on immigration is leading some experts to speculate that an impeachment could be on its way after only weeks in office. But it is not just politics, immigration, and world image that is being impacted by this radical policy. It could be hitting the technology industry in ways most wouldn’t expect.

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Apple sue Qualcomm for $1 Billion

  • 22/01/2017 at 22:41 by It's a Gadget Staff
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Apple LogoApple and Qualcomm are now locked in a legal battle. The claim from against Qualcomm is that the company is anticompetitive in its methods to keep their monopoly on the semiconductor market in mobile phones.

Qualcomm chips are found in iPhones, Samsung, HTC, LG, Xiaomi, Sony, LeEco, HP, ZTE, ASUS, OnePlus, Moto and more. With so many companies using Qualcomm chips, it’s easy to see how the semiconductor company is a target for lawsuits. Samsung and Apple made up 40% of Qualcomm’s $23.5 billion revenue the last financial year.

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Facebook announces new Facebook Journalism project

  • 12/01/2017 at 02:58 by It's a Gadget Staff
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FacebookFacebook, likely in an attempt to further quell the spread of “fake news”, is collaborating with news agencies to bring you Facebook Journalism. This project will allow for greater communication and cooperation between the social media giant and journalists.

This is far from the first time social media has collided with direct journalism. Over the years these sites, in particular Facebook and Twitter, have become major sources of information and direct communication for journalists with the subjects of their stories. Often when something happens the social media profile of the subject of the event will be the first port of call. At times the social media post itself is the story.

However, this project is taking things much further.

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Microsoft and LinkedIn is now a done deal for $26.2 Billion

  • 09/12/2016 at 02:05 by It's a Gadget Staff
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Microsoft LinkedInMicrosoft has finalised a merger with LinkedIn that shows the company knows itself, finally. This merger, announced on the 8th December, will help professionals network, connect and collaborate in new ways.

What Microsoft do well is their Office Suite. Word, Outlook, Excel, OneNote and the others are on millions of devices worldwide. For many, these are the office programs you’ll learn to use in school. So, for Microsoft to enlarge the scope of what an Office Suite can do will help their users immensely.

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