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Greta Thunberg at the UN Climate Action Summit- Technology News, Firstpost

tech2 News StaffSep 23, 2019 22:19:37 IST Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg delivered a powerful and emotionally-charged speech at the United Nations Climate Action Summit in New York Monday. Thunberg told member nations participating at the Summit that the young generation will “never forgive” them if they fail to act on climate change deftly. “I shouldn’t be standing here. I […]

Nintendo Switch Lite hands-on: portable gaming made better

When the Switch arrived in 2017, the console’s biggest trump card was playing AAA titles in docked mode connected to a TV, or while on a plane in its portable guise. Although the latter is a huge selling point, the Switch is not a pure handheld console. It’s uncomfortable to hold for extended periods, it […]

Social video app Firework comes to India to take on TikTok

With the popularity of short video-sharing platforms like TikTok, Vigo Video and Likee growing in India, a similar platform called Firework, based in Silicon Valley, has now entered the Indian market. Firework developer Loop Now Technologies, Inc is a Redwood City, California-based incubator start-up that focuses on next-generation consumer mobile applications. “India has the fastest […]

Google will store less audio data, add hotword ‘sensitivity’ option

Through the summer, several tech companies received criticism for how they handled quality control of their digital assistants. Apple, Google and Amazon all came under fire for using humans to review and ‘grade’ these assistants. Since then, those companies took steps to put control back into users’ hands. Google is the latest to do so. […]

Unannounced Fable reboot is being penned by Arkham Knight scriptwriters

Microsoft’s unannounced Fable reboot is currently being written by scriptwriters from Rocksteady’s Batman Arkham Knight.  Playground Games’ definitely-not-in-development reboot of the Fable series is currently being written by a slew of ex-Rocksteady employees that have been picked up by Playground Games. Uncovered by Video Games Chronicle’s veteran games journalist Andy Robinson, a selection of Arkham […]

How Web Content Can Affect Power Usage

Users spend a large proportion of their online time on mobile devices, and a significant fraction of the rest is users on untethered laptop computers. For both, battery life is critical. In this post, we’ll talk about factors that affect battery life, and how you, as a web developer, can make your pages more power […]

Is this dog treat branding as horrific as it seems?

Did you know that during the summer a car’s internal temperature can reach up to 70 degrees Celsius? That’s hot enough to bake a dog treat, but it’s also hot enough to kill a dog. A range of car-baked dog treats called Hot Hounds has used this connection, as well some clever packaging design, to […]

6 Quick Tips to Help You up Your Web Design Game

94% of people will not trust a website if it has a bad design. It is no wonder that web designers are some of the most sought after professionals today. However, not everyone who wears the tag that reads “web designer” will get a standing ovation.To be able to impress your customers, you must be […]

ROG Phone 2 with 855 Plus, 120Hz Display Launched at Rs. 37,999

The first-generation ROG Phone was launched almost a year ago, defining how a gaming phone should look and feel like while also packing the internals to match. Well, numerous competitors have since cropped up, including Black Shark and Nubia Red Magic, so Asus has again shouldered the task to bring the best of gaming features […]

Embracing workforce transformation in a digital world

Workforce transformation affects all aspects of business and companies must plan for the impact it is having and will continue to have on operations. Nicol Myburgh, Head of the HR Business Unit at CRS Technologies, says the evolving business landscape means companies must start thinking now about the skills they need for the future. There […]