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Depression May Be Linked To Negative Experiences On Social Media

Social media has certainly had its share of red-flag research in recent years. Studies have shown it to be linked to a number of negative outcomes, including depression, jealousy, low self-esteem, and even suicidality. A new study in the journal Depression and Anxiety also finds social media to be linked to

Microsoft Said to Be in Talks to Buy Code-Repository GitHub

Microsoft has reportedly held talks to buy software developer platform GitHub. The San Francisco, California-headquartered GitHub has more than 23 million individual users in more than 1.5 million organisations. Software developers use the tools of the privately-held company to store code, keep track of updates and discuss issues. The

Amplify: What do social media apps need to be meaningful?

This is the weekly Amplify newsletter. If you’re reading this on the web or someone forwarded this e-mail newsletter to you, you can sign up for Amplify and all Globe newsletters here. Facebook, I’ve never really liked you. Instagram, that perfect life of yours is starting to look

HTC U12+ Design Renders, Specifications Leaked, to Be Company’s Next Flagship

Taiwanese phone maker HTC recently announced that it would be reshaping its smartphone strategy in 2018, with a more streamlined approach. With a new set of design and specification leaks, it seems, the company is already implementing that. HTC is reportedly preparing to announce the HTC U12+, which has been

Microsoft Windows 10 S will no longer be its own operating system

Microsoft has confirmed plans to convert Windows 10 S from a dedicated operating system into an optional mode for all existing versions of Windows 10. The new Windows 10 S mode will roll out as part of the next Windows 10 update and will be a free

Democratic memo to be released, US House committee says

A congressional panel has voted unanimously to release a Democratic rebuttal to a Republican memo alleging bias against President Donald Trump. The Republican president has five days to decide whether to declassify the 10-page document. The House Intelligence Committee released the Democratic memo, which highlights flaws in

Instagram Video Calling Feature Leaks, Said to Be in Internal Testing

HIGHLIGHTS Instagram video calling feature has been leaked in a screenshot The feature is rumoured to be available alongside direct message support An Instagram spokesperson refused to comment on the development A long time after enabling its users with the Direct message feature, Instagram is now reportedly testing a

LG G7 Being Redeveloped ‘From Scratch’, Launch Set to Be Delayed: Report

LG is reportedly taking a fresh look at the development of LG G7, a move that could push the launch of its upcoming 2018 flagship smartphone to April. According to a report in the Korean media, LG Electronics vice-chairman and CEO Jo Seong-jin has ordered a revision in

Honor 9 Lite India Launch Confirmed, Will Be a Flipkart-Exclusive

Honor 9 Lite, the company’s second quad-camera smartphone, will launch soon in India. The company has been teasing the smartphone for a while, but now it has confirmed that it will soon be available in a Flipkart exclusive sale. Honor 9 Lite comes with four cameras and a glass

Windows 10 S Can Now Be Installed on Any PC With New Tool

HIGHLIGHTS Microsoft is making it easier to try Windows 10 S Insiders can now test Windows 10 S on their machines Microsoft announced Windows 10 S earlier this year As Microsoft works to extend the reach of Windows 10 S, an additional education-focused variant of its desktop operating