Tag Archives: Work

iDevices smart home products now work with Google Home

Google Home owners can now use the smart speaker to issue commands to iDevices smart-home products. This brings online a number smart switches, outlets, and sockets for command and control through the Google Assistant. The company announced yesterday that you’ll be able to configure this connection with the company’s iDevices Connected app for iPhone and Android. To make this happen, you’ll need to ... Read More »

Exxon Mobil denied permission to resume Russian oil work

Oil giant Exxon Mobil will not be allowed to resume drilling in Russia after US President Donald Trump vowed to uphold sanctions. The US Treasury Department said that, after talks with Mr Trump, it would not waive trade sanctions on Russia for US firms seeking to restart work. It had been reported that Exxon, the world’s largest publicly traded oil ... Read More »

Liberia is outsourcing education. Can it work

High quality global journalism requires investment. Please share this article with others using the link below, do not cut & paste the article. See our T&Cs and Copyright Policy for more detail. Email [email protected] to buy additional rights. The children were doing tests in the government school in the town of Smell No Taste. The soupy air was thick with ... Read More »

7 things you should never search for on your work computer

Save your weird internet search habits for your personal computer. Seriously. You don’t want to become an office cautionary tale — that person who got fired because they were busted Googling something inappropriate during an all-hands meeting. When you’re on your work computer, your employers can track pretty much everything you do. “Any personal data or behavior done on any work ... Read More »

CBSE to ensure no non-teaching work for teachers in private schools

Following the complaints lodged by the teachers association to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) for performing non-academic work in private schools, the CBSE has decided to issue a circulation to around 16, 000 private affiliated schools. The 16,000 schools would summit the staff details of both the teaching and non-teaching staff before the CBSE. In the complaint lodged ... Read More »

We tear apart a hard drive and SSD to show you how they work

1 of 14 Thumbnails MORE See larger image Credit: Mike Homnick It’s what’s inside that counts It’s the day everybody dreads: You power up your PC and it sits dormant, failing to boot because your hard drive or SSD is dead. But after you stop cursing and reaching for your backups—you do create backups regularly, right?—you might as well make ... Read More »

10 selfie tricks that actually work

Taking the perfect selfie isn’t luck. It’s talent. It may be the only talent the Kardashians have (just kidding, Kim, I love ya). Your selfie game is weak: For some reason, all your selfies end up making you look older, heavier, and more washed out than you already are. Well, the good news is that if the Kardashians can master ... Read More »

How Startup CEOs Can Work Best with Their Boards

Too many early stage tech companies struggle to work with their boards of directors, and the consequences can strangle a young business. Emergent companies need members who can support management more than you would typically expect, while still providing financial oversight. #1 Pick the Right People Most of the members will be representatives of your Venture Capital investors, but most ... Read More »

Unlocked Moto Z received’t work on Verizon or sprint

Verizon is absolutely conserving onto dear life for some thing exclusivity plan it has with the Droid brand.big crimson has no aim of letting pass any time soon and the cellphone will also be a Verizon one of a kind for the primary couple of months or so of the telephones’ lives. Droid-existence reviews that the unlocked Moto Z will ... Read More »

Microsoft will soon explain how Universal Xbox apps work

After two years of talking the talk, Microsoft is apparently getting serious about bringing universal Windows apps to the Xbox One. Microsoft will reportedly reveal the first universal Xbox apps during its Build developers’ conference later this month and explain how the console is opening up to app makers,according to The Verge. Phil Spencer, Microsoft’s head of Xbox, also wrote ... Read More »