Weekly Tech Recap: OnePlus 7 Pro Launch, PUBG Mobile Season 7, Realme X and More

Hotstar Breaks Viewership Records During IPL 2019, Armed With New Streaming Tech Hotstar, the video streaming platform owned by Disney, has set a new global record for viewership during the recently concluded Indian Premier League (IPL) T20 cricket tournament. Hotstar says it had 18.6 million concurrent viewers streaming the final between Chennai Super Kings and the Mumbai Indians.       OnePlus 7 Pro Launched Alongside OnePlus 7: Price, Features, Specification and More   The next iteration of the ‘flagship killer’ is official, and this time we have two models,…

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Healthcare tech firm Epic Systems says it won’t consider any Apple buyout offer

“We’re not going to do that,” Judy Faulkner told Healthcare IT News at a conference earlier this week. “It was just very gratifying that not a single health system contacted us about it and said they were worried. They all said they laughed.” The executive was responding to CNBC “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer, who argued that Apple should buy Epic since it sells medical record software to major U.S. hospitals. Apple launched a Health Records feature in March 2018, allowing encrypted patient data to be saved in the iOS Health app for quick access…

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Computer Science Demand Is Soaring Due To Tech Bubble 2.0

A team of young computer programmers. Photo credit: GettyGETTY For the past several years, I’ve been warning that the tech startup boom (and the surge of interest in “coding”) is actually a dangerous bubble that is driven by the U.S. Federal Reserve’s ultra-loose monetary policies since the Great Recession. A recent New York Times piece called “The Hard Part of Computer Science? Getting Into Class” describes how young people are clamoring to study computer science: Lured by the prospect of high-salary, high-status jobs, college students are rushing in record numbers to…

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