Google’s Fast-Growing Meet Video Tool Getting Zoom-Like Layout, Gmail Link

Google will allow business and education users on Gmail to directly take calls on its video conferencing tool Meet starting Thursday, a new feature being offered as the Alphabet unit seeks to capitalise on security and other concerns with rival services.

The integration of Meet with email is the first of several features being launched ahead of schedule because of a surge in demand for video conferencing, Google vice president Javier Soltero told Reuters.

Meet, which is available only to schools, businesses and governments and is distinct from the consumer-focused Hangouts tool, has added daily users faster than any other

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iPhone SE (2020) With Apple A13 SoC, Touch ID Support Launched: Price in India, Specifications

iPhone SE (2020) is finally official, after months of anticipation. With it, Apple has unveiled the most affordable iPhone model in its current lineup. Called the new iPhone SE or iPhone SE 2nd generation, it was originally rumoured to debut as the iPhone SE 2 and later reported as the iPhone 9. It retains the 4.7-inch size that’s available on the iPhone 8 and previous regular iPhone models — not the Plus ones, of course. Despite being the most affordable model, the new iPhone is powered by the Apple A13 Bionic chip, which is powering the iPhone 11 series. The

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State unemployment websites: 4 out of 5 fail mobile and accessibility tests

This failure is making it difficult for people to apply for unemployment benefits, according to a new report from the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF).

Nearly 17 million Americans have filed for unemployment benefits since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, yet the digital infrastructure meant to support them is inadequate, according to a new report by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF). This means that the vast majority of state unemployment websites fail basic mobile and accessibility tests, making it difficult for people to apply for unemployment benefits, according to the ITIF, a non-partisan think tank

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4 innovations we owe to open source

Commentary: Open source has created all sorts of innovative software, but what makes open source itself innovative?

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Ask someone to list a few open source innovations, and they’ll likely come back with “Linux,” “Kubernetes,” or some other particular project. (Mea culpa.) Not Dr. Dirk Riehle, the professor of Open Source Software at the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg. Riehle has been researching and writing about open source for well over a decade, and when he writes about open source innovations, he’s thinking of more foundational elements that yield innovative code.

What are open source’s four

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