The Technology 202: Can TikTok make Microsoft cool again?

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Here’s a brief history of Microsoft’s cool factor.

When Apple was the underdog, it released entire ad campaigns framing itself as the hip young company and Microsoft as the out-of-touch rival. Much of those sentiments about the two brands linger today.

But Microsoft is okay with that. The Redmond, Wash.-based company has long been marked by unironic enthusiasm. Clippy genuinely just wanted to help you write a letter. Former CEO Steve Ballmer’s manic energy, dance moves and sweat showed he just believed in the company that much. Yes, possibly too much. 

Now under the soothing leadership of Satya Nadella, Microsoft has embraced itself for what it is. A vanilla, highly profitable technology giant that has not had to defend itself in front of Congress recently. 

Influencers know Microsoft isn’t exactly hip.

The TV show Friends had a resurgence in popularity thanks to Generation Z, so it’s not out of the

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Explore possibility of restoring 4G internet service in certain areas: SC to J&K

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a small clock tower in front of a house: Explore possibility of restoring 4G internet service in certain areas: SC to J&K


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Explore possibility of restoring 4G internet service in certain areas: SC to J&K



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The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Jammu and Kashmir administration to explore the possibility of restoring 4G services in certain areas. The Jammu and Kashmir administration sought time to take instructions on the restoration of high speed internet service, saying a new Lt Governor has been appointed in the Union Territory.

Manoj Sinha has been appointed the new LG of Jammu and Kashmir after G C Murmu resigned from the post. High speed Internet service in J-K has been suspended since August last year when the Centre had announced revocation of its special status and bifurcation of the state into

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AMD is bundling Assassin’s Creed Valhalla with select Ryzen CPUs

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AMD has launched a new “Equipped to Win” bundle offer to coincide with the release of its refreshed Ryzen 3000XT series CPUs. It’s a rather straightforward proposition—buy a qualifying processor or gaming PC from a participating retailer and receive a code to redeem Assassin’s Creed Valhalla at not extra cost.

There are six qualifying standalone processors. They include:

  • Ryzen 9 3950X
  • Ryzen 9 3900XT
  • Ryzen 9 3900X
  • Ryzen 7 3800XT
  • Ryzen 7 3800X
  • Ryzen 7 3700X

It boils down to any current-generation Ryzen 7 processor or higher, including the new Ryzen 9 3900XT and Ryzen 7 3800XT. That notably leaves out the brand-spankin’-new Ryzen 5 3600XT (as well as every other Ryzen 5 and Ryzen 3 chip).

That’s a bit of a bummer, though if you were planning on upgrading to a higher end Ryzen setup anyway, this is a neat perk. The cheapest option is the Ryzen 7 3700X,

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Global Ground Handling Software Market (2019 to 2027) – COVID-19 Impact and Analysis | News

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DUBLIN, Aug. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The “Ground Handling Software Market Forecast to 2027 – COVID-19 Impact and Global Analysis by Airport Class; Application” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

The ground handling software market was valued at US$ 2,972.98 million in 2019 and is projected to reach US$ 4,382.05 million by 2027; it is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.3% from 2019 to 2027.

The ground handling software market is soaring in the current scenario across the globe. The majority of the demand is generated from airports in developing countries worldwide. The substantial investments toward the construction of new airports in developing countries are triggering the demand for technologically sophisticated ground handling software in order to streamline the ground handling operations.

This factor is catalyzing the growth of the ground handling software market. Apart from developing countries, several European countries, especially the Nordic Countries, are

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