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Facebook Tests a Resume “Work Histories” Feature to Boost Recruitment Efforts

As LinkedIn ads in video and other features to look a little more like Facebook, Facebook continues to take on LinkedIn in the world of social recruitment services. In the latest development, Facebook is testing a feature to let users create resumes — which Facebook calls a “work histories” feature — and share them privately on the site as part of [...]

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MacOS High Sierra Out Now – Your MacBook and iMac Gets Major Update, New Features Revealed

Apple’s macOS Sierra update has been released for iMac and MacBook owners. Here’s how to download it and what new features are now available on your computer. Apple announced its macOS High Sierra update back in June at its WWDC developers conference and now it’s finally available to download. The macOS High Sierra update brings a swathe [...]

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Linus Torvalds Set to Release Linux 4.13 on September 3

Finnish-American software engineer Linus Torvalds has published yet another release candidate (RC) milestone of the upcoming Linux 4.13 kernel. But alongside releasing the new RC version, the Linux creator has announced that he is set to launch the final build of the new kernel in the first week of September. Considering the release schedule of all the [...]

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Google to Unveil Android O on Aug. 21 via Livestream

While most of the US will be staring into the sky watching the first total solar eclipse in years, Google will be gearing up to livestream the final unveiling of Android O. The announcement came via a dedicated Android eclipse site, which features a countdown timer for the Monday, August 21, 2:40 p.m. ET livestream of Android O, a link to the official NASA stream of the eclipse, as well [...]

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Facebook Buys Computer Vision Startup Focused on Adding Objects to Video

Facebook has acquired a German company called Fayteq that builds software add-ons for video editing that can remove and add whole objects from captured video using computer vision. The acquisition was first reported by a German startup publication (via Variety) and confirmed to TechCrunch, and could be useful as Facebook pursues additional video filter creation technology, [...]

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Apple Just Released iOS 11 Developer Beta 5

Apple just dropped a brand new beta for your favorite iOS update of the year. While iOS 11 isn’t coming out until September, the company has been testing the new version for a couple of months already. I still don’t recommend installing the beta on a device you use every day, unless you’re willing to [...]

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Google Opens Expeditions VR Education App to the Public

Google has long sold its Cardboard VR format as a super accessible platform for getting people into virtual reality. One of their major initiatives for it has been in education markets through its Google Expeditions program, which allows students to get in the center of 360 photos and 3D scenes with historical importance. The program [...]

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Microsoft Goes Hard on Big Job Cuts: Cloudy Future

Don’t worry, Microsoft is in no danger of going away: what will go is thousands of jobs mostly in sales, mostly outside the US, mostly to benefit cloud growth. Major financial news channel CNBC has confirmed Microsoft’s announcement of major job cuts as the company undergoes a “major reorganisation”. Having failed in phones, leading to losses of [...]

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Facebook to Share Data with Aid Groups Via “Disaster Maps”

The social network says the anonymized data could help the Red Cross and others focus on areas that have been hit hardest. Facebook plans to share user data with aid organizations to help out in emergences. In a blog post Wednesday, the world’s largest social network said it will create “disaster maps” for aid groups like the [...]

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Google Reveals New Stand-alone DayDream Headset

Google has announced a new stand-alone DayDream headset that cuts the cable and eliminates the need for a VR-enabled smartphone. To be precise it has revealed to its I/O Developers conference that it has developed a Qualcomm-based reference design for a headset and HTC and Lenovo will be the first to produce it by the [...]

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