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1. Unfolding the Samsung Galaxy Fold
After eight years of teasing a folding gadget, Samsung lastly pulled the set off with an announcement at its developer’s convention late final yr. However the gadget itself remained mysterious.
Earlier this week, Brian Heater lastly held the Galaxy Fold in his palms, and he was fairly impressed.
2. YouTube’s algorithm added 9/11 info to a stay stream of the Notre-Dame Cathedral fireplace
Some viewers following stay protection of the Notre-Dame Cathedral broadcast on YouTube have been met with a unusually out-of-place information field providing info concerning the September 11 assaults. Mockingly, the function is meant to truth examine 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, partially, via 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 obtained have been these silly pictures
The “I” in query is our safety reporter Zack Whittaker, who filed a Freedom of Data request with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Companies to acquire all the recordsdata the federal government had collected on him with a view to course of his inexperienced card utility. 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 out to be a world success, but it surely stumbled onerous in one of many world’s greatest cell markets, India, over illicit content material.
6. Sensible audio system’ put in base to high 200 million by yr finish
Canalys forecasts the put in base will develop by 82.four %, from 114 million items 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 providers to the nonprofit sector — into Salesforce itself as a part of a brand new nonprofit and training vertical.