Category: Technology

These are the salary expectations of students who know how to code

Students seeking a full-time software job or internship are quite optimistic about their salary expectations, according to a new survey released today (May 18) by Devpost, which polled 1,700 US students this spring at hack events it organized on college campuses: Continue reading “These are the salary expectations of students who know how to code”

Google is launching its own ridesharing service—Uber and Lyft should be worried

There’s a new heavy hitter in ride-hailing. Google-owned Waze on Monday unveiled a carpooling service for commuters in California’s Bay Area. The pilot program is limited to about 25,000 employees of companies including Walmart and Adobe Systems, the Wall Street Journal reported. Waze will match riders with drivers already heading along similar routes during the morning and evening rush hours. Continue reading “Google is launching its own ridesharing service—Uber and Lyft should be worried”

GMO Crops Don’t Harm Human Health- Reports

Genetically engineered crops pose no additional risks to humans and the environment when compared to conventional crops, according to a new report.The research, published by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, is the result of a sweeping review of nearly 900 publications on the effects of genetically modified crops on human health and the environment. Genetic engineering has helped agricultural producers in the U.S., including small farmers thrive, according to the report. Continue reading “GMO Crops Don’t Harm Human Health- Reports”

Snapchat is selling an ice cube tray because ice is “ephemeral” like its messages

Snapchat, the messaging service where missives disappear within seconds or days, has started selling an ice cube tray on Amazon. According to the description on its product page, Snapchat sees ice cubes as kindred spirits, as they too disappear after a given amount of time. Continue reading “Snapchat is selling an ice cube tray because ice is “ephemeral” like its messages”

Latest ‘iPhone 7’ leaked pictures allege Apple HAS killed off the home button

Latest ‘iPhone 7’ leaked pictures allege Apple HAS killed off the home button

One of the strongest rumours surrounding the next version of the iPhone is that Apple will remove the circular home button from the front of the gadget.Now, new pictures have surfaced that appear to show a version of the phone with a completely blank front panel. Continue reading “Latest ‘iPhone 7’ leaked pictures allege Apple HAS killed off the home button”