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With Cisco Webex video conferencing software, you can now set virtual backgrounds

To try to keep up with the popular features of some younger competitors, Webex from Cisco has introduced virtual backgrounds for its video conferencing. Users can either apply a blur effect to mask their background or replace it with one of Webex’s default background images. With Zoom, currently the most popular video conferencing app, and competitors Google Meet and Microsoft …

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Fitbit Charge 4 receives a smart wake alarm and dynamic GPS with the latest software update

The latest software update for Fitbit Charge 4 offers two major upgrades, including dynamic GPS and a “Smart Wake” option. First reported by 9to5GoogleThe new features are now available to all users. Dynamic GPS enables you to connect to the GPS in your phone when it is within range. This can improve location accuracy and extend the Fitbit’s battery life. …

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With the help of a new software model, scientists at NASA’s JPL have discovered the center of our solar system

Defining the center of an area as large as our solar system is difficult at best, but thanks to the work of the National Science Foundation’s gravitational wave observatory and sophisticated new modeling software, researchers working with NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab have now discovered the porthole our planetary neighborhood. In a new study recently published in the Astrophysical Journal’s online …

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Dow Jones Futures: Corona virus stock market rally remains cool, Salesforce and Paylocity break out in the hot software sector

The Dow Jones futures fell higher along with the S&P 500 futures and the Nasdaq futures late Thursday. The corona virus stock market rally was calm and mixed and closed strongly. The software area remained strong: Salesforce.com (CRM), Paylocity (PCTY) and Alteryx (AYX) broke out Zscaler (ZS) and Shopify (SHOP) blew up over the short consolidations during the IPOs in …

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How to get a job on Elon Musk’s SpaceX software team

On May 30, SpaceX successfully launched two NASA astronauts into orbit. With this, CEO Elon Musk has reached a milestone in human space travel and has come a step closer to his Mars ambitions. Six members of the SpaceX software team who participated in the “Development and Deployment of Dragon Software,” also known as the Crew Dragon capsule that launched …

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Due to the iCloud failure, some MacOS and iOS software and web apps were shut down

Apple’s iCloud service had a failure on Tuesday evening, causing errors in account sign-in, iCloud mail, and web apps through iCloud.com. The problems began shortly after 7 p.m. ET when user-reported issues surfaced on Downdetector.com and Twitter. Apple has confirmed the problem on its system status website and on its Apple Support Twitter account. Many users saw similar error messages, …

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Looted Apple Store items will not work due to blocked software

Looters in the Apple Store CANNOT use or sell stolen devices as they are tracked and remotely disabled Demo devices stolen from the displayed tables have blocking software installed A message read: “Please return to Apple Walnut Street. This device has been deactivated and is being tracked. Local authorities are alerted. ‘ The Walnut Street store in Philadelphia is one …

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A.I. endangers jobs as a software developer for beginners

The rise of artificial intelligence will make even software developers less in demand. According to Jack Dorsey, the tech billionaire from Twitter and Square, artificial intelligence will soon write its own software. And that will put some software developers in a difficult position for beginners. “We talk a lot about self-driving trucks and so on,” when Dorsey told former Democratic …

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Doom Eternal: New anti-cheat software “Could raise eyebrows”

Doom Eternal got its first major update this week, where id Software does many things right, as they did with the game itself. The update included a huge DLC, some new content, a new game mode (Empowered Demons) and much more. However, the developers have embedded something else in the update – an anti-cheat function for PC users. Doom Eternal …

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OnePlus gives us a date for our most wanted software feature

When OnePlus announced last month that OxygenOS and its phones would finally be equipped with a constantly available display function, our excitement could hardly be contained. It is the only missing feature that we have asked for to the Without a schedule for when it could happen, this joy was short-lived, but this week OnePlus delivered our first update on …

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