Samsung expects first-quarter profit to soar 44%

From CNET: Samsung expects a healthy jump in its first-quarter profit, probably due to strong demand for computers and home appliances during the pandemic.

The Korean electronics giant said Tuesday its profit for the three-month period ended March 31 would come in at about 9.3 trillion won ($8.3...

TikTok adds automatic captions to videos in accessibility push

From The Verge: TikTok creators will soon be able to add automatically generated captions to their videos as the app attempts to make itself more accessible. The option to add auto captions will appear in the editing page after a video has been uploaded or recorded. TikTok says the feature will be...

E3 2021 Will Be a Virtual Event Starting June 12

From PC Mag: The world isn't ready for an in-person games conference and tens of thousands of people meeting up in real life, so it will come as no surprise that E3 2021 will be run as an all-virtual and free-to-watch event this summer.

The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) has today...

Supreme Court sides with Google over Oracle in case of Android code

From CNET: The US Supreme Court has ruled for Google in the battle between the search giant and Oracle over the architecture of Google's Android operating system. In a 6-2 decision published Monday and written by Justice Stephen Breyer, the court ruled that "Google's copying of the Java SE API...

HyperX Adds Blue Switches to Alloy Origins Core Keyboard

From HyperX Press Release: – HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., today announced it is now shipping the HyperX Alloy Origins Core Mechanical Gaming Keyboard featuring HyperX Blue mechanical switches. Built for performance and longevity, HyperX Blue mechanical switches...

LG to Close Mobile Phone Business

From PC Mag: LG announced that it will close its mobile phone business, still the #3 player by sales in the US. The company will sell down its existing inventory of phones such as the LG Stylo 6, LG Wing and LG Velvet, while continuing to provide support and software updates "for a period of time...

Amazon Admits Delivery Drivers Do Sometimes Pee in Bottles

From : Amazon on Friday issued a rare apology to Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) due to the way in which it responded to a tweet about its drivers urinating in water bottles.

Amidst union voting in Alabama, Pocan last month blasted Amazon for its treatment of employees, many of whom resort to peeing in...

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