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Snapchat stops promoting President Trump following violent tweets

“We will not amplify voices who incite racial violence and injustice by giving them free promotion on Discover.”

What you need to know Snapchat is taking a stand against President Trump. It says it will no longer promote his content on the Discover platform. In a statement, Snapchat said it would “not amplify voices who incite racial violence and injustice”.

Snapchat is no longer actively promoting President Donald Trump on its Discover platform.

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Following new Huawei attack, China mulling moves against Apple and Qualcomm

The Chinese government is considering both restrictions on, and investigations against, U.S. companies operating in China.

What you need to know China is mulling over retaliatory measures against the U.S., following its move to cut off Huawei’s access to crucial semiconductor suppliers. Reports suggest it’s considering launching investigations against U.S. companies. Apple, Boeing, Cisco, and Qualcomm have all been named as potential targets.

The trade war between the U.S. and China may be slated to become far  [Read More…]

Amazon to hire 100,000 workers due to increased demand following COVID-19

It’ll also raise hourly wages by $ 2.

What you need to know As more people stay home to stave off the coronavirus, Amazon is expecting a massive spike in demand. The company is now planning on investing $ 350 million worldwide, and increase its workforce related to warehousing and delivery by up to 100,000 people. It’ll also raise hourly wages by $ 2 in the U.S., £2 in the UK, and approximately €2 in the E.U.  [Read More…]

GDC 2020 is officially postponed following coronavirus concerns

Multiple companies dropped out of the conference in the past couple of weeks.

What you need to know The Game Developers Conference (GDC) announced it was postponing its event in San Francisco in March. Multiple large companies pulled out this week, including Microsoft and Epic Games. Another GDC event will be held in the summer.

After weeks of speculation, the Game Developers Conference (GDC) announced Friday that it’ll be postponing this year’s event in San Francisco.

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Newton Mail dies for the second time following Essential closure

Servers will officially shut down on April 30, 2020.

What you need to know Andy Rubin’s Essential announced its plan to close shop earlier this week. Alongside the end of updates to the Essential Phone, this also means that the Newton Mail app will be shutting down. Existing users of the app will have until April 30, 2020 before they lose access.

Newton Mail just can’t catch a break, it seems. The award-winning app that’s a favorite  [Read More…]

Disney Plus to fix Simpsons aspect ratio following criticism

You’re missing a lot of jokes!

What you need to know The Simpsons is streaming on Disney+, but people were noting weird cropping thanks to the aspect ratio. Disney released a statement saying that it’ll add more options for viewing in the future. You can subscribe to Disney+ starting at $ 7 per month.

When people booted up Disney Plus (Disney+) earlier this week to, maybe, watch The Simpsons, many noticed something odd.

While older seasons of  [Read More…]

Amazon fires delivery providers following allegations of poor safety

Three of the company’s delivery partners reportedly were involved in various public safety incidents.

What you need to know Amazon uses smaller ‘delivery service providers’ for last-mile deliveries to its customers. The three companies in question have been engulfed in scandal due to pedestrian deaths. The move will lead to as many as 2,000 layoffs.

Three of Amazon’s delivery service providers — Inpax Shipping Solutions, Sheard-Loman Transport, and Letter Ride LLC — will be laying off more than 2,000  [Read More…]

Cancel your Netflix subscription following these easy steps

Netflix gives you access to thousands of shows and movies with new options appearing regularly. For as little as $ 9 a month you can pay to stream on one screen at a time with SD resolution. Another option is to pay $ 13 to bump your viewing to two screens at once with HD resolution or go even higher at $ 16 for four screens at once with HD and Ultra HD resolution. If this streaming service’s  [Read More…]

ASUS is rebranding the ZenFone 6 to ASUS 6Z in India following court ban

ASUS is banned from using ZenFone branding in India, so it’s renaming the ZenFone 6 to ASUS 6Z.

What you need to know ASUS is renaming the ZenFone 6 to ASUS 6Z in India. The manufacturer was found to infringe on an already existing trademark for Zen branding. The ASUS 6Z is slated to make its debut in India on June 19.

ASUS is facing an unexpected issue ahead of the launch of the ZenFone 6. A  [Read More…]

T-Mobile delays Sprint merger following holdup at the DOJ

The new deadline is now July 29.

Initially when T-Mobile announced that it was merging with Sprint, a deadline for the deal to be completed had been set for March 29, 2019. However, thanks to a holdup with the Department of Justice’s Antiturst chief, that date has been missed.

As a result of this, T-Mobile is delaying the merger completion date with a new deadline now set for July 29.

A little over a week ago, we  [Read More…]