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Xerox Board Seeks Better Terms From Fujifilm, Will Resume Talks

HIGHLIGHTS Xerox said it intended to resume merger discussions with Fujifilm Prolonged fight for Xerox could push higher offer price: Analysts Shares of Xerox were up 2 percent at $28.96 on Wednesday Xerox Corp’s board said on Wednesday it intended to resume merger discussions with Fujifilm Corp, seeking a superior deal to terms announced at the end of January that… Read More »

The latest OxygenOS Open Beta for the OnePlus 3 and 3T adds a font switcher and a better Ambient Display

It’s been just over two weeks since the last beta update to OxygenOS, OnePlus’ in-house Android ROM. As usual, the betas, version number 17 for the OnePlus 3 and 8 for the 3T, bring a number of new and updated features to users brave enough to install pre-release software on their devices. The biggest changes today are in… Read More »

WhatsApp allows teens to better express themselves, reveals study

WhatsApp groups may allow teenagers to better express themselves and develop closer relationships with their peers than classroom interactions, a new study has found. Youngsters around the world use the WhatsApp application as a means of interpersonal and group communication. Most of them spend many hours in this virtual world, particularly in the evening and at night when… Read More »

Better Noise Cancellation, Immersive Audio, and VR: The Audio Trends of 2017

The ways in which we have experienced music, and even how it has been recorded and consumed, have changed dramatically, with different formats having created some pretty iconic pieces of paraphernalia over the years. When you’re looking at the headphone segment, there are two different sections of people who you have to cater to, and both have different… Read More »

Fund manager Hermes wants better governance for private infrastructure

British fund manager Hermes Investment Management on Monday called for improvements to the corporate governance code for private infrastructure assets, to ensure better outcomes for investors and other stakeholders. Among the suggestions made by Hermes, which manages 28.6 billion pounds across a range of assets, were for periodic board ‘effectiveness reviews’, as well as an independent chairman and… Read More »

UK factory bosses see worse economy but better sales in 2017 – EEF

British factory bosses are downbeat about the outlook for the economy after last year’s Brexit vote even though they expect their sales both at home and abroad to improve in 2017, an industry survey showed on Monday. An annual survey by manufacturing association EEF showed 47 percent of executives in the sector predicted a decline in Britain’s economic… Read More »

Reducing Cognitive Overload For A Better User Experience

The best user experience is the one the user doesn’t notice. It appears smooth and simple on the surface, but hundreds of crucial design decisions have been made to guide, entertain and prevent trouble. If the user experience design does what it’s supposed to do, the user won’t notice any of the work that went into it. The… Read More »

Facebook is Using Humans to Make Your News Feed Better

Facebook is once again tweaking its News Feed algorithm to make sure its 1.71 billion users walk away feeling informed — and the social media giant is turning to humans for help. Users in Facebook’s Feed Quality Program already rank how informative they find stories in their feeds on a scale of one to five. Facebook CEO Mark… Read More »

These gadgets are better than your sleeping pills

When did we last catch 40 full winks? With 16-hour workdays and a crippling addiction to hand-held devices — checking and rechecking status updates, etc — more of us today are sleep deprived. Studies say as much: about 30% of Indian adults suffer insomnia and 25% sleep apnea. Some seek solace in medication to help them doze. But… Read More »