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Florida man tries to kiss rattlesnake; gets bitten

A Florida man who tried to kiss a rattlesnake, only for it to snub his advances and bite him, is recovering in hospital. The snake was found by Charles Goff, a resident of Putnam County, in the north-east of the state, on Monday. A day later, a neighbour, named by a local CBS channel as Ron Reinold, started playing with ... Read More »

Hopkins School of Education gets new dean

Aprominent scholar at the University of Iowa College of Education will become the new dean of the Johns Hopkins University School of Education on Aug. 1. Christopher C. Morphew will lead about 130 faculty members and 2,400 students training at Hopkins to become teachers and administrators. He will also lead research aimed at improving educational instruction. As an executive associate ... Read More »

LinkedIn Gets New Look on Desktop — and Bots to Fine Tune Your Feed

LinkedIn (NYSE:LNKD) last week unveiled its largest desktop redesign since the professional social network’s inception in 2002. LinkedIn Desktop Redesign The new desktop design was reportedly built from the ground up with the social network’s new mobile app in mind. The streamlined look is supposed to provide a LinkedIn experience that’s more intuitive, faster and creates more value for users. See ... Read More »

MakeMyTrip’s Acquisition of Ibibo Group Gets CCI’s Nod

HIGHLIGHTS MakeMyTrip and Ibibo announced merger last year in October CCI has approved the acquisition of Ibibo group by MakeMyTrip This will bring redBus, goibibo, Ryde under MakeMyTrip’s group Fair trade regulator CCI has approved online travel portal MakeMyTrip’s proposed acquisition of rival Ibibo group in an equity deal that would create one of the country’s largest online travel firm. ... Read More »

Telegram Gets Ability to Retract Messages Within 48 Hours, Network Usage Section, and More

HIGHLIGHTS The update is available on App Store as well as Google Play Network usage section allows users to keep track of data consumption App now remembers scroll position on Android Popular messaging app Telegram has announced its version v.3.16 update, which adds the ability to retract messages sent from the app within 48 hours of being sent. The update ... Read More »

WhatsApp Gets 2 New Features, LG V20 Launched in India, and More: Your 360 Daily

HIGHLIGHTS WhatsApp for Android gets support for video streaming and animated GIFs LG V20 smartphone launched in India at Rs. 54,999 OnePlus 3T available at Re. 1 in OnePlus December Dash Sale In the world of technology, WhatsApp for Android received two new features, LG V20 smartphone was launched in India, and OnePlus 3T is up for Re. 1 in ... Read More »

Opera 42 for Windows, Mac, Linux Gets Built-in Currency Conversion and More

HIGHLIGHTS Currency conversion is now built-in with Opera 42 It supports the INR currency as well Opera 42 also made improvements in news feed discovery Internet browser Opera has released a new stable desktop version for all users, and it comes with a few nifty features worth highlighting. The biggest addition in Opera 42 is the built-in currency converter tool ... Read More »

Opera 42 for Windows, Mac, Linux Gets Built-in Currency Conversion and More

Opera 42 for Windows, Mac, Linux Gets Built-in Currency Conversion and More HIGHLIGHTS Currency conversion is now built-in with Opera 42 It supports the INR currency as well Opera 42 also made improvements in news feed discovery Internet browser Opera has released a new stable desktop version for all users, and it comes with a few nifty features worth highlighting. ... Read More »

Instagram Stories Gets Live Video Broadcasts, Instagram Direct Gets Disappearing Messages

Instagram Stories Gets Live Video Broadcasts, Instagram Direct Gets Disappearing Messages HIGHLIGHTS Aimed at getting people to use Instagram more for casual, quirky moments Instagram live video broadcasts are not saved More than 300 million users use Direct messaging monthly Facebook-owned Instagram ramped up the pressure on Snapchat on Monday, adding ephemeral live video broadcasts and vanishing direct messages. “Send ... Read More »

Google Assistant Gets IFTTT Support; Makes Voice Commands on Pixel, Google Home More Powerful

Google unveiled its smart home speaker called Google Home at its Made by Google event on October 4. The speaker, like the Google Pixel smartphones, is powered by the Google Assistant. At the time of launch, Google Home did not have many integrations to work with, but that should change when the Assistant SDK becomes available. Now however, IFTTT has ... Read More »