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Post Instagram to WordPress? No, Pressgram!

There are more than 71 million Wordpress blogs in the world. If you have a Wordpress blog and want to post an Instagram image to the site from your phone, you really can’t. But now you can Pressgram.

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How to make a YouTube GIF in seconds

If you were somewhat coherent in the late 80s and early 90s, then you’ve probably seen a GIF (or Graphics Interchange Format) graphic on the web. It’s the animated graphic that looks like it’s from said period and just loops, and loops and loops into eternity. The GIF (pronounced ‘jiff’, …

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Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Huawei's revenue grew by 19.1 percent last year to around $121 billion, but the company says those numbers would be far higher if the United States had not cracked down on its ability to do business. Due to a trade ban initially ordered last May, Huawei is unable to acquire US parts and software or sell its products in the US. That has cut the company out Read More ››
Tue, Mar 31, 2020, Continue reading at the source
Quasar tsunamis discovered by astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope erupt in the most energetic outflows of material ever seen. This outpouring of energy wrecks havoc with galaxies in which these enigmatic objects reside, altering the evolution of these families of stars. Quasars are energetic cores of galaxies, composed of supermassive black holes fed by vast quantities of gas, stars, and planets. These bodies are capable of emitting a thousand times as much energy as Read More ››
Tue, Mar 31, 2020, Continue reading at the source
One of the ways scientists and researchers are trying to understand and find a solution for coronavirus is through building AI models. To foster these efforts, Google Cloud is offering free datasets for researchers under the COVID-19 Public Dataset Program. Last night, the company the company revealed an open repository of coronavirus-related databases, including ones from Johns Hopkins Center for Systems Science and Engineering (JHU CSSE), Global Health Data from the World Bank, and OpenStreetMap Read More ››
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In 2015, I started my startup Memoratic along with my co-founders. We created an educational platform that aimed to solve a few of the complex problems of our educational system. By streamlining communication between educational institutions, teachers, parents, and students the platform tried to provide incentives to improve performance at the individual and organizational levels. [Read: Lessons learned from my company's crisis] Despite our lack of knowledge in the industry, we thought that with our Read More ››
Tue, Mar 31, 2020, Continue reading at the source
Video chat app Houseparty blames 'smear campaign' for hacking controversy, offers $1 million bounty
You've heard a lot about Zoom in recent weeks as people work out how to video chat with as many people as possible while social distancing. Plenty of folks are opting for its more "fun" competitor Houseparty instead, especially as Zoom's faced criticism over privacy concerns, from it corporate policies to new users' increased vulnerability to phishing attacks (not to mention careless Star Trek cast members). Now Houseparty is under fire itself, as ...More about Read More ››
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Last week, YouTube said that it's defaulting video quality to 480p worldwide to save bandwidth, because more people are watching videos during lockdowns in various countries. Videos will start playing at 480p, but could change it manually to higher streaming resolution. However, in India, the company is capping streaming quality at 480p on your phone — while using WiFi and mobile data. The development, first noticed by XDA Developer comes as the country is amidst Read More ››
Tue, Mar 31, 2020, Continue reading at the source