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Amazon to build homeless shelter inside new headquarters building

Amazon to build homeless shelter inside new headquarters building

Amazon will give roughly half of the six-storey building to the shelter, providing it with 47,000sq ft of space, with private rooms that can hold 65 families, or about 220 people and their pets. The building will be operational in early 2020, along with the rest of the campus. "Mary's Place does incredible, life-saving work every day for women, children, and families experiencing homelessness in the Seattle community", Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said in a statement , according to CNN .



Microsoft Graph bridges the gap between Windows and your phone

Enhancements to the widely used operating system to roll out later this year are created to make applications built on Microsoft technology work more harmoniously across an array of internet-linked devices, according to demonstrations given at the company's Build developers conference in Seattle.


Apple might reveal a new iPad next month

Apple might reveal a new iPad next month

Is it a myth or reality? Now the thing is, Apple is yet to release a 10.5-inch variant of its high-end tablet. Others thought Apple would hold an event in April to coincide with the opening of the new Apple campus, dubbed the "spaceship" but that didn't happen either.



NHS hospitals in England hit by widespread ransomware attack

A number of hospitals in London, Blackburn, Nottingham, Cumbria and Hertfordshire have been affected, resulting in many doctors resorting to use of pen and paper as phone and IT systems were shut down. NHS Digital said the malware variant infecting computers was believed to be one known as Wanna Decryptor. No patient data was believed to have been accessed by the ransomware attack but it was unclear whether it had impacted any emergency cases.


Xbox Live Creators Program brings Full Keyboard support on Xbox One

Xbox Live Creators Program brings Full Keyboard support on Xbox One

Video game consoles like the Xbox One have long required people to use handheld gamepads. During a Build 2017 presentation (Build being an annual Microsoft-centered conference) a Microsoft senior official said that soon, game developers who are part of the Xbox Live Creators Program will be able to turn on all Windows functions.



OnePlus 5 may be jumping on the dual-camera trend

One Weibo user imagines the OnePlus 5 will look something like this. A leaked specs sheet of the smartphone, however, provides the answer for a lot of them. A separate report by GSMArena claims that it has received a screenshot from a credible source that revealed the Geekbench score of the OnePlus 5.