Mobiles 

Google Duo ups group video calling restrict to 12 members

Google’s Duo app continues to be alive, which is barely shocking given the corporate’s propensity to launch messaging and social networking apps after which shut them down afterwards. Not solely is it nonetheless alive, but it surely now means that you can have group video calls which have as much as 12 members. The earlier restrict was 8, in order that’s a pleasant 50% improve. Unsurprisingly, that is related to the COVID-19 pandemic wreaking havoc by means of the world proper now. Lots of people are caught at dwelling and…

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The US trying to additional restrict Huawei chip provide and manufacturing chain

Sizzling on the heels of yesterday’s unveiling of the Huawei P40 flagship line, the Chinese language large would possibly simply must brace for much more setbacks from the continuing US-China commerce battle and consequent bitter relations. As per a report by Reuters, US officers from numerous businesses met on Wednesday to debate alterations to the International Direct Product Rule. For probably the most half, that’s the authorized framework that permits the US to control sure foreign-made items which are primarily based on US expertise or software program. Up till…

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Mobiles 

Netflix, YouTube will restrict streaming high quality in Europe for 30 days

Netflix and YouTube will scale back their streaming high quality within the European Union to keep away from clogging its servers and climbing up the electrical energy invoice, following a request from European officers. The demand for on-line providers has spiked to unprecedented ranges, following the isolation and self-quarantine imposed throughout Europe. Netflix was quoted that it’ll scale back its information consumption by 25% and viewers will nonetheless discover the image high quality ok. Often, one hour of video streaming in commonplace definition (480p) makes use of about 1 GB…

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U.S. News 

Utah courts are canceling some hearings and holdings others through video to restrict coronavirus unfold

Editor’s word: The Salt Lake Tribune is offering readers free entry to essential native tales in regards to the coronavirus throughout this time of heightened concern. See extra protection here. The Utah courts system issued a sweeping order Friday night that postpones proceedings in sure “non-essential” instances throughout all ranges of the judiciary, and asks that court docket issues be performed, when attainable, through video or over the telephone. Third District Presiding Decide Mark Kouris was the one one who issued a memo Friday exercising that new authority earlier than…

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