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Astronomers unveil the magnetic field of the solar corona
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Astronomers unveil the magnetic field of the solar corona

Honolulu [Hawaii], June 5 (ANI): While the world has been dealing with the corona virus pandemic, researchers at the University of Hawaii Institute for Astronomy (IfA) have been hard at work studying the solar corona, the outermost atmosphere of the Sun which expands into interplanetary space. This stream of charged particles radiating from the surface of the Sun is called the solar wind and expands to fill the entire solar system. The properties of the solar corona are a consequence of the Sun's complex magnetic field, which is produced in the solar interior and extends outward. A new study by IfA graduate student Benjamin Boe, published Wednesday, June 3rd, in the Astrophysical Journal, used total solar eclipse observations to measure the shape of the coronal magnetic field with higher s...
Signal rolls out new face blurring tool
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Signal rolls out new face blurring tool

Washington D.C. [USA], June 5 (ANI): The messaging app, Signal, has rolled out a new face blur tool for both Android and iOS users. The feature adds the ability to blur faces in photos sent via the app. According to TechCrunch, the company has shown support to the people protesting all over the world against the police brutality. "2020 is a pretty good year to cover your face," the company's founder Moxie Marlinspike wrote in the blog post. "We have also been working to figure out additional ways we can support everyone in the street right now," Marlinspike added. The new feature allows you to blur all the faces in a photo with a single tap. However, if the app doesn't catch all the faces by itself, one has to draw it manually. (ANI)
Lenovo launches Chromebook 3 for USD 299
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Lenovo launches Chromebook 3 for USD 299

Beijing [China], June 6 (ANI): Chinese technology company Lenovo has announced a new 11 inch Chromebook 3, which is now available for USD 229. According to the Verge, the new model supersedes the existing 14-inch Chromebook 3, which was in turn a refresh of its Chromebook S340 priced at USD 249, but it's not currently available on Lenovo's store. The new Chromebook 3's screen is smaller but has the latest features. The display is a bit brighter than existing 14-inch Chromebook 3 and the storage has been increased to 64 GB from 32 GB. It also has two USB-C, a microSD card reader, two USB-A ports, and an audio jack. The 11 boasts a 720p camera and a 3-cell 42Wh battery, and with a 45W AC adapter. The product is currently available on Lenovo's website. (ANI)
Instagram rolls out ‘food order’ sticker to support small businesses in India
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Instagram rolls out ‘food order’ sticker to support small businesses in India

Washington DC [USA], June 8 (ANI): Instagram has announced that it would be rolling out the food order sticker in India in order to support small businesses. The new sticker will help smaller businesses which are part of the food industry to stay in touch with their customers and allow them to support their favourite businesses, Mashable reported. This feature was introduced in US and Canada in April this year and now it is all set to be introduced to Indian users. As soon as a user will tap on the sticker, he/she will be redirected to Swiggy and Zomato where they can complete their order. As per a report in Mashable, businesses can also feature stickers that direct people to a fundraiser built on Facebook. The new food orders sticker is a part of Instagram's ongoing efforts to safeguard a...