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Windows 10 to Group Apps Into Tabs With ‘Sets’, Timeline Feature Coming Soon: Microsoft

HIGHLIGHTS Microsoft bringing tabs to Windows apps through ‘Sets’ The multitasking feature is inspired by Microsoft Edge Timeline is coming to next Windows Insider Preview build Microsoft is taking Windows 10 to new levels by adding a new multitasking feature called ‘Sets’, where apps are placed like tabs in a browser. The Redmond giant is also enhancing the latest Windows platform… Read More »

Trump travel ban comes into effect for six countries

People from six mainly Muslim countries and all refugees now face tougher US entry due to President Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban. It means people without “close” family or business relationships in the US could be denied visas and barred entry. Lawyers took up positions at US airports, offering free advice. But there was no sign of the… Read More »

A Foray Into Font Design

Dambura is my first foray into the world of font design. It’s nothing special, but everybody has to start somewhere, right? I’ve wanted to build my own font for some time, but I’ve always been intimidated by the prospect. With new techniques and software to learn — as well as at least ~80 characters to actually draw —… Read More »

This technology can turn any surface into a touch sensor

hile touch sensing is common on small, flat surfaces such as smartphone or tablet screens, researchers have now developed a technology to turn surfaces of a wide variety of shapes and sizes into touchpads using tools as simple as a can of spray paint. The technology, called Electrick, can turn walls, furniture, steering wheels and even toys into… Read More »

IU Health’s Digital Transformation Into an Online Health News Hub

Sarah Burns is Editorial & Social Media Strategy Manager at Indiana University Health, the largest research hospital in Indiana. In this podcast episode, Sarah discusses how IU Health has implemented an online news hub to increase their reach and provide consumer-friendly content for their audience. Upon Sarah’s arrival at IU Health, she took her journalism know-how and transformed their… Read More »

Flynn resignation: Republicans seek probe into leaks

Leading Republicans in the US have called for an investigation into leaks that led to the resignation of national security adviser Michael Flynn. The heads of the House Oversight and Judiciary Committees are concerned potentially classified information was released. Mr Flynn is alleged to have discussed US sanctions with Russia’s ambassador in calls before his own appointment. It… Read More »

Syria conflict: Army cuts IS supply route into al-Bab

Syrian government forces have advanced towards so-called Islamic State’s last major stronghold in Aleppo province, cutting off the main supply route into al-Bab, a monitoring group reports. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said troops had captured Tal Uwayshiya, a hill 9km (6 miles) to the south-east. It overlooks a key road linking al-Bab to the IS-controlled city… Read More »

Sweden re-opens probe into 1986 murder of PM Olof Palme

Sweden is to re-open the investigation into the unsolved assassination of Prime Minister Olof Palme 30 years ago, officials say. Stockholm’s chief prosecutor, Krister Petersson, will head the new inquiry. About 10,000 people were quizzed following Olof Palme’s murder in 1986; 134 people claimed to have shot him dead as he left a cinema with his wife. The… Read More »

Facebook Will Soon Let You Translate Your Posts Into 45 Languages

Social networking giant Facebook will soon make it easy for you to communicate with a global audience. The company is introducing a new software that automatically translates your posts to several different languages, a media report said on Saturday. The software makes your published posts visible to people in their preferred languages. All you need to do is… Read More »

Google announces Daydream, a VR platform built into Android

Coming with the final Android N release later this summer is Daydream. This is essentially the name for Google’s new VR platform that will be part of Android itself. Daydream will be the home of VR content inside Android. There will be a Daydream version of the Google Play Store, and it will contain all the VR-ready apps.… Read More »