How to Actually Be Chosen for Jury Duty

Nov 22, 2022

Photo: Everett Collection (Shutterstock) If you’re trying to get out of jury duty, the world (and Lifehacker ) are full of tips and tricks to dissuade both claimants and defendants from choosing you to serve. But what if you’re an upstanding citizen who wants to serve on a jury? Maybe you’re craving a scene out of 12 Angry Men, or you want to put some dirtbag behind bars? Maybe you’re a bored retiree or you just want a couple days off from your job at the batting cage ...read more

Audio chip supplier Shenzhen Soundec guards millions of yuan in Series B

Nov 22, 2022

Posted in News Feed by TechNode Feed Nov 15, 2022 Nov 15, 2022 Chinese audio chip supplier Shenzhen Soundec secured dozens of millions of yuan in Series B, Chinese semiconductor consultancy ijiwei reported on Nov. 11. Jolmo Capital and Tsing-Yuan Capital participated in this round of financing. The investment will be used to develop the next generation of audio chips and expand the team. Founded in 2017, the startup is an independent supplier of digital signal proce ...read more

Katie Ledecky smashes 800m short-course world record

Nov 22, 2022

CNN  —  A week after she obliterated the 1500m short-course record, Katie Ledecky broke another – this time in the 800m as she stormed to victory at the FINA World Cup in Indianapolis. The American shaved almost two seconds off Mireia Belmonte’s previous record of 7:59.34, setting a new best time of 7:57.42. Ledecky almost broke this record last week when she completed the 1500m in record time with a split time of 8:00.58, a second off world-record pace. ...read more

Smart TV App Development Cost

Nov 22, 2022

According to Grand View Research, the smart TV market is expected to reach $451.26 billion by 2030. It means nothing but a great opportunity to start smart TV app development right now and join the prosperous industry. What is a Smart TV App? Smart TV app is one of the types of video streaming apps. Usually, Smart TV refers to smartphones or tablets. So a smart TV app is a specific software that allows you to watch series, movies, TV shows etc. right via your gadget anytime you want. ...read more


Singles Day 2022: Alibaba and JD keep quiet on GMV for the first time

Nov 22, 2022

E-commerce giants Alibaba and JD both kept silent on their Singles Day sales totals this year. Credit: Alibaba Group E-commerce giants Alibaba and JD kept silent on their Singles Day sales totals this year, the first time they chose not to publicize the data from their gross merchandise volume (GMV) performance. Alibaba said the results were “in line with last year’s GMV performance,” while rival JD claimed its growth rate exceeded the industry average. Why it matters: The decis ...read more

Captain America: New World Order Teases Harrison Ford's New Role

Nov 22, 2022

Screenshot: Marvel Studios Watch Tilda Swinton and Tilda Swinton team up for a haunting new ghost movie. Mads Mikkelsen is joining Bryan Fuller’s new horror film. The CW is only giving short orders to The Winchesters and Gotham Knights. Plus, Namor rises in a new Wakanda Forever featurette. Spoilers, away! Dust Bunny THR reports Mads Mikkelsen is attached to star in Dust Bunny, a new film from Hannibal creator Bryan Fuller in which “an eight-year-old ...read more

Australia, Singapore sign 'green economy' pact - Reuters

Nov 22, 2022

[1/4] Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong (left) shakes hands with Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese during a meeting at Parliament House in Canberra, Tuesday, October 18, 2022. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong is in Australia on a 3-day official visit. Lukas Coch/Pool via REUTERS SYDNEY, Oct 18 (Reuters) - Australia and Singapore agreed on Tuesday on a "green economy" deal to boost cooperation on climate investment, financing and technology. Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hs ...read more

Xiaomi tops Android phone sales during Singles Day with 11.9% yearly sales drop

Nov 22, 2022

Major Chinese phone vendor Xiaomi released its sales report for the Singles Day shopping holiday on Nov. 12, showing an 11.9% yearly decline in sales. The report said Xiaomi achieved RMB 17 billion ($2.41 billion) in sales during the shopping event among all channels. However, Xiaomi stayed strong among its rivals, as it was the top brand in Android phones sales on JD, Tmall, Pinduoduo, and Douyin during Singles Day, both in sales and sales volume. Its Redmi 9A was the bestseller among all sm ...read more

Twelve social media threats to watch for in 2023

Nov 22, 2022

From TikTok and Instagram to Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and everything in between, there are so many social media platforms for us to choose from— and the same is true for cybercriminals looking to deploy their next attack.   That’s why the time is now to familiarize yourself with the most common social media threats, including:       1. Social engineering  Social engineering describes any cyberattack a hacker may use to trick you into compromising your personal information. This ...read more

Dingdong Maicai net loss narrows by 82.9% in Q3

Nov 22, 2022

Online grocer Dingdong Maicai reported its third-quarter earnings on Nov. 11, with revenue reaching RMB 5.9 billion ($840 million), down 4% from the same period last year, and the company’s net loss narrowing sharply by 82.9% to RMB 345 million. The company halted operations in several smaller cities and launched a series of layoffs earlier this year as it aimed to achieve profitability. The firm said it expects to approach a non-GAAP break even point in the fourth quarter of this year. The ...read more