Upcoming WhatsApp feature will let users sync chat history across platforms: Report

Once the chats are copied, you will be able to use WhatsApp on the secondary device as well. Note that any message will be delivered to all your family devices, so your chat history will be always synced across platforms, and when you use or remove a device, your encryption key changes. When the encryption […]

Facebook’s React 17 JavaScript library: Here’s why its top feature is ‘no new features’

The reason for the change in tack is that for the past seven years developers had an “all-or-nothing” choice: either stay on an old version of React or upgrade the whole app to a new version. Additionally, it meant supporting deprecated application programming interfaces. 

New Zealand’s strong arm tactics evoke memories of 2003 Rugby World Cup debacle

Given that pay television, which ultimately funds it, is interested in the volume of product first and actual quality second (not that it would admit to that openly), a 10-team trans-Tasman competition is going to be more to its liking than two bunches of five. Which is why that is probably where we will end […]

WhatsApp may make it easier to access chats across iPhones and Android phones

If anyone has ever switched from an Android phone to an iPhone — or vice versa — they know that one thing that they certainly have to compromise is on their WhatsApp chats. The popular chat platform doesn’t offer support for cross-platform chat history sync as Android users get to keep their backup on Google […]

New Zealand records first new Covid-19 cases in 102 days

The latest case in New Zealand was diagnosed on Monday in a person in their 50s who lives in South Auckland; a second test on Tuesday also tested positive. The person had no history of overseas travel.

Kamala Harris: We ‘Must Have and Adopt a Green New Deal’

We set a goal to get to net-zero, rather than zero emissions, in 10 years because we aren’t sure that we’ll be able to fully get rid of farting cows and airplanes that fast, but we think we can ramp up renewable manufacturing and power production, retrofit every building in America, build the smart grid, […]

New Zealand delays dissolving parliament amid mystery coronavirus outbreak

Experts have said it is likely Auckland’s lockdown will stay in place longer than three days, and they overwhelmingly supported the government’s “rapid response” approach, as it was likely there were now more cases circulating in the community.

Coronavirus: New Zealand sees new community transmission

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said that there were four cases in an Auckland household from an unknown source. Auckland, the nation’s largest city, will move to alert level three, meaning bars and many other businesses will be closed to prevent the spread of the illness.

With 71 new positives, overall tally crosses 6,000-mark in GB Nagar

Meanwhile, the GB Nagar district has received 35,000 tablets of ivermectin—a tablet used to treat parasitic infections—from the state government after the latter decided to replace anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) for treatment of Covid-19 in a decision announced on August 4.

Vega Reloaded: AMD Ryzen 5000 Cezanne iGPU Exposed In New Benchmarks

The hardware sleuth provided a submission for a Lenovo Yoga (14sARE) laptop with a Ryzen 7 4800U and LPDDR4X-4266 memory for comparison. The Cezanne processor is likely an engineering sample, so take the results with a pinch of salt. The submissions give us a general idea of AMD’s progress on the iGPU side of the […]