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YouTube brings features like Tik tok

/ April 05, 2020
YouTube brings features like Tik tok
YouTube brings features like Tik tok

YouTube is working to bring rival services to the shorts called 'shorts'.  The service may be unveiled by the end of this year.

 Customers will be able to upload short videos on the shorts' mobile app feed just like Tiktok.  As well, there will be opportunities to add licensed music from YouTube Music to the video, IANS reported.

 Customers can use all of the music that YouTube has already licensed.  These music can be added to the video's soundtrack.

 After the success of Tiktak, several companies have competed to bring the short video app.

 Dom Hoffman, co-founder of Vine, a six-second video platform, has announced the launch of such an app called Byte.  Although Vine is turned off, many features of this service match the byte app.

 Facebook's proprietary Instagram has launched a video-music remix feature called 'Reels' to keep the competition popular.

 With the Reels feature, Instagram subscribers can share the music with 5 seconds of video as storage.

 Social media giant Facebook unveiled a separate app called 'Lasso' in November last year to compete with Twitter.

 Google has also launched its own short video app called Tangi aimed at creativity and 'Do It Yourself' space.  The app was created on Google's incubator called Area 129.
YouTube brings features like Tik tok
YouTube brings features like Tik tok

YouTube is working to bring rival services to the shorts called 'shorts'.  The service may be unveiled by the end of this year.

 Customers will be able to upload short videos on the shorts' mobile app feed just like Tiktok.  As well, there will be opportunities to add licensed music from YouTube Music to the video, IANS reported.

 Customers can use all of the music that YouTube has already licensed.  These music can be added to the video's soundtrack.

 After the success of Tiktak, several companies have competed to bring the short video app.

 Dom Hoffman, co-founder of Vine, a six-second video platform, has announced the launch of such an app called Byte.  Although Vine is turned off, many features of this service match the byte app.

 Facebook's proprietary Instagram has launched a video-music remix feature called 'Reels' to keep the competition popular.

 With the Reels feature, Instagram subscribers can share the music with 5 seconds of video as storage.

 Social media giant Facebook unveiled a separate app called 'Lasso' in November last year to compete with Twitter.

 Google has also launched its own short video app called Tangi aimed at creativity and 'Do It Yourself' space.  The app was created on Google's incubator called Area 129.
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This year, Facebook will recruit 10,000 workers
This year, Facebook will recruit 10,000 workers

While many organizations are thinking of staffing in the coronavirus epidemic, Facebook is considering hiring the opposite.  Facebook's chief operating officer (COO) Sheryl Sandberg told CNBC on Thursday that they expect to hire an additional 10

,000 employees by the end of 2021 for their product and engineering department.

 "The hiring of our staff will be driven more aggressively," Sandberg said.

 CNBC journalist Scott Wopner told Sandberg that anyone in the corona situation would promise that Sandberg could promise that staff would not be trimmed.  In response, Facebook's chief management officer called for a new appointment.

 Sandberg said, “We are fortunate to be able to hire new ones.  We also have responsibility for our own staff.  But we need to walk the path of hiring new staff.

 Sandberg, however, did not specify whether Facebook would work on contractual terms or whether it would employ Facebook completely.

 Sheryl Sandberg announces the appointment of new staff in the wake of a growing number of unemployed people in the Coronavirus situation.  The US Department of Labor said on Thursday that more than 100,000 people have become unemployed in the country this week.  Last week, 100,000 people said they would lose their jobs.  Earlier in the week, 1 lakh 3 thousand people said that they would go unused in one week.

 Sandberg said they have taken several initiatives for small and medium businesses in the Coronavirus situation.  They plan to donate US $ 1 million to small and medium businesses.  In addition, they are working to reach users of the World Health Organization information.  Beyond this, Facebook is working to remove fake information from Facebook.
Huawei warns US companies
Huawei warns US companies

Beijing will not remain silent over Huawei's assassination, said a chief executive of Chinese technology firm Huawei.  He warned that if any further sanctions were imposed on the Chinese company, it would be answered.  Eric Yu, who was in charge of Huawei's current chairman, told CNBC on Tuesday.

 The top official of Huawei said that if the US government does not allow the country's institutions to produce chips for Huawei, an alternative will be found.

 The news agency Reuters recently reported that senior officials in the Trump administration are issuing new rules that require approval if US chip manufacturers make chips for Huawei using that country's machinery.

 According to a source, Reuters said the rule was being taken to prevent Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) from selling the chips to Huawei.  The company is working on making chips in Huawei's design.

 Reacting to the Reuters report, Eric Yu said that if such rules were implemented by the United States, Beijing would take counter-measures.  Once Pandora's Box opens, the chain will start a deadly chain reaction on the global ecosystem.  It will not just destroy Huawei.

 The US is arguing that China's 3G equipment is a threat to national security.  Yu said China may also ban its products in the Chinese market if they want the same device for US machines.  If Beijing takes counter-measures, it will have a profound global impact on the sector.  Huawei's death will also affect US institutions.

 Last year, Huawei was blacklisted by the United States and US companies were banned from trading with Huawei.  However, in some cases Huawei still has to allow equipment to be supplied.

 The US sanctions have impacted Huawei's earnings.  Huawei authorities announced on Tuesday their annual earnings announcement last Tuesday that their annual earnings were lower than their internal forecasts.
Skype's 'Meet Now' with video conference access
Skype's 'Meet Now' with video conference access

In the coronavirus epidemic, housemates are contacting their relatives through video calls.  Video calls have been seen increasing worldwide.  In this case the zoom app has become quite popular.  Another popular video call service, Skype, has emerged with a new feature to nurture that zoom.  The new Skype feature is called 'Meet Now'.

 Skype says that group discussions can be easily done using their Meet Now feature.  It also does not require download or signup of the app.  The user can create unique links in one click with Meet Now.  He can be invited to a video call by sharing the link with others.  Then groupball can be started easily.  All Skype features can be used during this video conference.

 According to a NDTV report, Skype started competing with Zoom by opening the Meet Now feature.  Since social distance is mandatory in some countries, apps like Zoom and HouseParty have suddenly become popular.  Meet Now feature users can create a unique link for free and invite them to a conference.  Others do not have to download Skype.  The link will open in the browser.  This link can be used anytime as there is no time limit.  Users can avail the entire service at no cost.

 The risk of unwanted hacking comes with the use of the Zoom app recently.  Zoom authorities say they have added new security features to make their software safer.
Samsung will put an end to LCD production this year
Samsung will put an end to LCD production this year

Samsung Display, a company spokeswoman on Tuesday, has decided to stop production of all LCD panels in South Korea and China by the end of this year.

 In October last year, Samsung Display reported that South Korea's two LCD production lines had been shut down due to demand for LCD panels, and supply problems.

 This year, the company said in a statement, "LCDs that are already in order will be delivered to the customers within this year without any complications."

 Samsung Display also said in October that the company would invest $ 12 million in factories and research to improve production lines.  With this investment for five years, an LCD production line in South Korea will be ready to produce a large range of 'quantum dot' screens instead of rows.

 Currently, there are only two LCD production lines in the factory in South Korea, with Samsung display.  And the two factories in China are used entirely in LCD production.

 The spokeswoman said Samsung had not yet decided what would be done in the future in these Chinese factories.
Apple may bring new iPhone this week
Apple may bring new iPhone this week

Apple may unveil new budget iPhone 5 or iPhone SE 2 in April.

 Although the device has not been officially unveiled, the device has already been spotted on the online retailer Best Buy's site in the US, IANS reported.

 A Best Buy employee shared a picture of an Urban Armor Gear Key Case with the new 5.2 inch iPhone 2020.  However, no device name was given in the case box.  These cases, along with other cases, were also provided to retailers, Mac Reuters said.

 Besides, the staff has been instructed not to show the cases till April 7.  It is speculated that Apple may unveil the budget iPhone later this week.

 It is expected that the new iPhone will be cheaper at a comparable price, similar to that of the iPhone 20 in the SE.

 Apple analyst Ming Chi Kuo claims that the new iPhone will have three GB RAM, A3 CPU, 5 GB and 128 GB storage like the iPhone 5.

 The external design of this device may be similar to that of the iPhone 5, at 5.5 inches.
Weather App Dark Sky Buy Apple
Weather App Dark Sky Buy Apple

Technology giant Apple acquired the popular weather app Dark Sky.  The Android and Wire OS versions of the app are shutting down in July.  So far no organization has disclosed the terms of the contract.

 Dark Sky says current users and registered customers of the app will receive the service by July 5.  After that the app will be closed.  At that time, active registered customers will be given refunds, according to IANS.

 The Dark Sky app is called the "Hyperlocal" weather prediction app.  The App Store's description says, "DarkSky is the perfect source for knowing about the weather. You can get precision every minute of it for exactly where you stand. It's magic!"

 More than 1 million downloads of Dark Sky's Android app on Google Playstore.

 In a statement on Tuesday, Dark Sky co-founder Adam Grozman said, "Our goal has always been to give the world the best possible information on the weather, to keep customers as dry and safe as possible, and to do so so that our privacy is protected."

 “There is no better place than Apple to meet that goal.  We are thrilled to have the opportunity to make even more impact to more people, which we could never do alone, ”added Grossman.

 No changes will be made to the Dark Sky iOS app anymore.  Customers can still buy it from the App Store.

 It has also been reported that Dark Sky's website will be enabled to support API and iOS app customers.

 "There is nothing changing today for our API service customers, but we will not be taking any new signups," said Groseman.  The API will work until the end of 2021. ”
Facebook is expanding its 'Community Help' feature
Facebook is expanding its 'Community Help' feature


Facebook is seeing the 'unprecedented' demand for Coronavirus 'self-service' in reality.  And so maybe the company is encouraging users to help their neighbors.  The social media network is expanding the 'Community Help' feature to do the work.

 Facebook users will be able to help with vehicles, groceries, children's content and volunteer work by posting on the 'Community Help' feature after the new update.  Similarly, it will be possible to post without asking for help.  - News technology site Engadget.

 With the help of a filter, it is possible to find the desired help and find the one who is seeking help.  The page will also have a link to the fundraiser and Coronavirus Information Center on Facebook.

 Earlier, during a natural disaster, Facebook brought its 'Crisis Response' tool as a community help tool.  As it turns out, the 'community help' option has gone to Facebook in the event of a natural disaster or other emergency.

 Much has happened in the current coronavirus context.  The feature is already available in the US, UK, Australia, Canada and France.  Many other countries are expected to roll out the "in the next few weeks" feature.
Samsung is giving smartphone to quarantine patients
Samsung is giving smartphone to quarantine patients

Samsung, like other tech companies, has joined the fight against coronavirus.  The company is donating smartphones and tablets in addition to funds, medicines, face masks, etc.

 South Korean electronics giant is giving smartphone to coronavirus victims in Quarantine.  And tablets are being donated to educational institutions.  - News technology site senate.

 "We are giving smartphones to patients in Quarantine so they can stay connected with friends and family, in addition to providing air purification and other supplies to hospitals and quarantine centers."  - Samsung said in a statement Wednesday.

 "We are giving tablets to educational institutions so that children can continue learning outside the classroom."  - The company mentioned in the statement.  Samsung has donated $ 20 million in financial and content support in the past, the company said.

 The global technology industry has changed because of the coronavirus infection.  Many organizations are shutting down their offices and shops for health reasons.  Traditional business activities, business trips have stopped;  Global supply chains are also being disrupted.

 Samsung had to shut down a South Korean factory for a short time in reality and Coronavirus had to shut down all its own stores.  Samsung has mandated temperature measurement and health tests for all employees.  Every day, the company has begun to cleanse everything deeply.

 At present, Samsung's engineer team has been involved with other South Korean engineers to create a face mask.  They are helping to increase production by improving the production process and factory draft.  - Samsung said.

 "Due to our efforts, the daily production of one of such companies has doubled."  - said Samsung.