Categories
Uncategorized

Can technology help us be (or seem to be) more polite?

TOPICS: chatbot, courtesy, nonpolite, polite, politeness, statements

PITTSBURGH–In a tense time when a pandemic rages, politicians wrangle for votes and protesters demand racial justice, a little politeness and courtesy go a long way. Now researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have developed an automated method for making communications more polite. Specifically, the method takes nonpolite directives or requests — those that use either […]

[Read more]

Categories
Uncategorized

Microsoft launches its own tool to recover deleted files

TOPICS: data recovery, deleted files, Microsoft, recovery, recovery software, Windows 10

Microsoft has announced the launch of Windows File Recovery, a new tool that will allow users of its operating system to recover files deleted from the machine they are working with, from an external hard drive and even from SD cards. Windows File Recovery is not an application as such. It is actually a utility […]

[Read more]

Categories
Uncategorized

The New Cold War: TikTok, WeChat and dozens of other Chinese apps have been banned in India

TOPICS: Baidu, China, Clash of Kings, India, QQ, TikTok, WeChat, Weibo

The consequences of the open political front between China and India in recent months are also reflected in technology. In a new move by the Indian government, they have just banned the use of a total of 59 Chinese-based applications. Among them are particularly popular apps such as TikTok or WeChat, which are losing access […]

[Read more]

Categories
Uncategorized

Why does Epic Games say that PS5 is “a masterpiece” of system design?

TOPICS: data compression, Epic Games, Playstation, Playstation 5, PS5, SSD, storage

With PlayStation 5 on track for the end of the year, one of the most talked about topics is the console’s SSD and its memory architecture. At Epic Games, those who used the console to create their impressive Unreal Engine 5 technical demo have had no hesitation in praising the technology of PS5. In the […]

[Read more]

Categories
Uncategorized

Release date and first images of Crysis Remastered filtered

TOPICS: Crysis, Crysis Remastered, Saber Interactive

The release date and first screenshots of Crysis Remastered have been filtered. As you can read on the Microsoft Store product page, Crysis Remastered will be released in less than a month, on July 23rd. The game, apart from on Xbox One, is also published on PlayStation 4, PC and Nintendo Switch (on a port […]

[Read more]

Categories
Uncategorized

US revokes Hong Kong’s ‘special status’ over risk of diverting “dual-use technology” to Beijing

TOPICS: China, dual-use technology, Hong Kong, Mike Pompeo, United States

Pessimism is spreading in Hong Kong as it is assumed that the end of preferential treatment by the United States will also soon extend to the financial sphere, which will be a severe blow to the city’s economy. The United States on Monday revoked Hong Kong’s “special status” because of the risk that “sensitive” American […]

[Read more]

Categories
Uncategorized

The CIA’s viral ad to get new spies

TOPICS: advertising, CIA, Langley, recruitment, spies, Virginia

The CIA, the United States intelligence agency, has launched an advertising campaign to attract personnel who, thanks to their style, have gone viral. Last year the CIA set a record for hiring, and they hope to break that record in 2020. These are videos created in the style of Hollywood movies. They show how work […]

[Read more]

Categories
Uncategorized

U.S. adds 38,576 new cases of coronavirus to 125,768 deaths

TOPICS: Arizona, California, coronavirus, COVID-19, Florida, New York, Texas, United States

The United States added 38,576 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, bringing its global statistics to 2,544,169 cases of the disease, which has claimed 125,768 lives in the country, according to the independent count from Johns Hopkins University. The balance at 00.00 GMT on Monday showed a slight daily decrease in positive cases, which closed […]

[Read more]

Categories
Uncategorized

Coca-Cola also temporarily stops its ads on Facebook and other social networks

TOPICS: advertising, Coca-Cola, Dove, Facebook, Hellmann’s, Instagram, Knorr, Lipton, Mark Zuckerberg, Popsicle, St. Ives, Twitter, Verizon

Coca-Cola is another company that is slowing down its Facebook ad campaign. However, the beverage brand will also temporarily abandon its advertising on all other social platforms, including Instagram and Twitter. The decision will take effect on July 1 and will be in effect for at least one month, according to a statement on its […]

[Read more]

Categories
Uncategorized

Over 140 police officers injured in the UK while dispersing crowds during coronavirus de-escalation

TOPICS: beaches, coronavirus, de-escalation, illegal parties, parties, Police, United Kingdom

Outrage at the celebrations of Liverpool fans in the UK. Some 5,000 fans gathered near Anfield, their stadium, without respecting social distance or wearing masks. The team has won the Premier League for the first time in 30 years. In the UK, they have surpassed 43,000 deaths from coronavirus and are in the midst of […]

[Read more]