Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SoC Announced, Enabling Truly Global 5G and HDR Gaming

Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SoC is the latest entrant in the Snapdragon 7 series of mobile processors. It comes with 5G support for Sub-6 and mmWave, SA and NSA, and global 5G banding. It is an octa-core processor that uses the Qualcomm Kryo 570 CPU based on 8nm architecture. It brings some improvements over the Snapdragon 730G SoC and is placed between the Snapdragon 730G and the Snapdragon 765G SoC, as the name suggests.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SoC specifications

This octa-core processor uses the 64-bit Qualcomm Kryo 570 eight core CPU clocked at up to 2.2GHz, and the Qualcomm Adreno 619 GPU. Compared to the Snapdragon 730G SoC, the Snapdragon 750G SoC offers up to 20 percent improvement in AI TOPS performance and up to 10 percent faster graphics rendering. The CPU itself offers more than 20 percent performance improvement over the Snapdragon 730G SoC. It supports Qualcomm FastConnect 6200 Subsystem,

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The Android 11 update is buggy and missing features

Android 11 hasn’t been the smoothest to date. Find out what feature came up missing on Jack Wallen’s Google Pixel 4.

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I am a proud user of a Google Pixel 4–there are features on that phone that I cannot imagine being without. Only, thanks to the Android 11 update, I’ve had to do just that. When Android 11 was officially released, I jumped on it immediately. I’d been using the beta version of the latest iteration of the platform on a Google Pixel 3 and it was running flawlessly. The big difference is the Pixel 3 wasn’t connected to a carrier (it only had Wi-Fi access), so there were features I wasn’t actively testing. But then, those features so rarely break, so why would I concern myself with a SIM card on a test phone?

Because sometimes we forget that the primary purpose of a phone

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The top 50 US startups to work for as ranked by LinkedIn

Amid the coronavirus pandemic and a sour economy, LinkedIn uncovered 50 startup companies worth considering for your next job.

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2020 has saddled us with one of the roughest rides in recent history. From the spread of COVID-19 to the resulting lockdown to a sinking economy to political strife and protests, it’s been a tough year for individuals and for organizations.

SEE: Launching and building a startup: A founder’s guide (free PDF) (TechRepublic) 

Despite the challenges of doing business, especially as a startup firm, many companies have been able to not only survive but thrive. In a new report published Tuesday, LinkedIn looks at the top 50 startups in the US as proof of resiliency in the face of obstacles and as an aid for professionals looking for a new opportunity.

To compile the list, LinkedIn’s editors and data data scientists analyzed the actions and information

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TikTok Removed Over 3.7 Crore Videos from India in First Half of 2020 for Violating Guidelines, in Latest Transparency Report

TikTok removed over 3.7 crore videos from India for violating its guidelines in the first half of 2020, the company owned by China’s ByteDance claimed in its transparency report published on Tuesday. The report also underlined TikTok’s initiatives to flag and eradicate misinformation on the platform. In late June the government banned TikTok in India along with 58 other apps that had a linkage with China. Apple App Store and Google Play both removed the app in the country and telcos disconnected user access to the platform shortly after the nationwide ban came into effect.

In the transparency report, TikTok said that it had removed a total of 3,76,82,924 videos from India in the first half of 2020. Those videos were a part of the 10,45,43,719 videos removed from the platform globally for violating its community guidelines and terms of service.

“Of those videos, we found and removed 96.46 percent

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WeChat Parent Tencent Says App Will Struggle to Attract New US Users While White House, Courts Spar Over Ban

Chinese social media leader Tencent has said its WeChat may not be able to win new users in the United States while the White House challenges a court ruling preventing a ban on the messaging app.

Tencent, in a statement filed at Hong Kong’s stock exchange late on Sunday, said it has been evaluating the potential impact of a ban since the US Department of Commerce on Friday issued an order to block WeChat downloads on national security grounds.

It also said routine updates of the app for existing US users may be negatively affected should Apple and Alphabet’s Google remove WeChat from their stores.

WeChat has a relatively small user base in the United States compared with in China, where the app is ubiquitous.

On Sunday, US Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler said a challenge to the proposed ban has “shown serious questions going to the merits of the

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