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1. Unfolding the Samsung Galaxy Fold
After eight years of teasing a folding machine, Samsung lastly pulled the set off with an announcement at its developer’s convention late final 12 months. However the machine itself remained mysterious.
Earlier this week, Brian Heater lastly held the Galaxy Fold in his arms, and he was fairly impressed.
2. YouTube’s algorithm added 9/11 details to a reside stream of the Notre-Dame Cathedral hearth
Some viewers following reside protection of the Notre-Dame Cathedral broadcast on YouTube had been met with a unusually out-of-place information field providing details in regards to the September 11 assaults. Mockingly, the characteristic is meant to truth verify subjects that generate misinformation on the platform.
three. Hulu buys again AT&T’s minority stake in streaming service now valued at $15 billion
Disney now has a 67 % possession stake in Hulu — which it gained, partly, by means of its $71 billion acquisition of 21st Century Fox. Comcast has a 33 % stake.
four. I requested the US authorities for my immigration file and all I bought had been these silly photographs
The “I” in query is our safety reporter Zack Whittaker, who filed a Freedom of Info request with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Companies to acquire the entire recordsdata the federal government had collected on him so as to course of his inexperienced card software. Seven months later, disappointment.
5. TikTok downloads ordered to be blocked on iOS and Android in India over porn and different unlawful content material
Video app TikTok has turn into a world success, but it surely stumbled laborious in one of many world’s greatest cellular markets, India, over illicit content material.
6. Sensible audio system’ put in base to prime 200 million by 12 months finish
Canalys forecasts the put in base will develop by 82.four %, from 114 million models in 2018 to 207.9 million in 2019.
7. Salesforce ‘acquires’ Salesforce.org for $300M in a wider refocus on the nonprofit sector
The corporate introduced that it’ll combine Salesforce.org — which had been a reseller of Salesforce software program and companies to the nonprofit sector — into Salesforce itself as a part of a brand new nonprofit and training vertical.