Samsung’s profits are slightly up during the COVID-19 outbreak - Photo by Avery White for The Ver

Samsung Electronics is one of the first major tech giants to ann... more: theverge.com/2020/4/7/21211627

Antarctic science put on ice by coronavirus - next summer's expeditions restricted to essentials and robots - Australia just wants to get supplies in and keep people moving safely The novel coronavirus is yet... more: go.theregister.co.uk/feed/www.

Montreal-based WorkJam, which makes software that helps companies manage their frontline "non-desk" workers, raises $50M Series C led by Inovia Capital (Isabelle Kirkwood/BetaKit) - Isabelle Kirkwood / BetaKit:Montreal-based WorkJam, which makes software that helps companies ma... more: techmeme.com/200406/p33#a20040

Final Fantasy 7 Remake review: The most ambitious Final Fantasy yet - CNET - Final Fantasy 7 Remake takes several huge gambles. They all pay off. more: cnet.com/news/final-fantasy-7-

Infosys, Accenture take leadership positions at India’s tech lobby NASSCOM... as on-premises call centers wither - Over 90 percent of nation’s IT services sector now works from home Senior execs from Infosys and A... more: go.theregister.co.uk/feed/www.

Interview with Masayoshi Son on WeWork and the role of the Vision Fund within SoftBank, says he expects 15 companies in the Vision Fund portfolio to go bankrupt (Alex Konrad/Forbes) - Alex Konrad / Forbes:Interview with Masayoshi Son on WeWork and the role of the Vision Fund with... more: techmeme.com/200406/p32#a20040

Inside two weeks of turmoil at SoftBank, as Masayoshi Son was forced to take drastic action, including share buybacks, to shore up confidence in his tech empire (Financial Times) - Financial Times:Inside two weeks of turmoil at SoftBank, as Masayoshi Son was forced to take dra... more: techmeme.com/200406/p31#a20040

Quibi 10-minute or shorter video app launches in US - BBC's technology reporter tests if Quibi's platform with 10-minute or shorter videos could get vie... more: bbc.co.uk/news/technology-5219

Compiling C to PowerPoint - If you have worked for a large company — or even a small one — it might seem that you spend more t... more: hackaday.com/2020/04/06/compil

GoDaddy is acquiring Neustar's domain name registry services business and renaming it GoDaddy Registry; Neustar has about 12M domains (Andrew Allemann/Domain Name Wire) - Andrew Allemann / Domain Name Wire:GoDaddy is acquiring Neustar's domain name registry services ... more: techmeme.com/200406/p30#a20040

This smart toilet recognizes your butt and analyzes poo for diseases - CNET - This experimental toilet identifies users by their finger and anal prints while gathering data for... more: cnet.com/news/this-toilet-uses

NFL to hold 'fully virtual draft' amid coronavirus shutdown - CNET - Team personnel should plan to work from their homes, over the phone and internet, according to a m... more: cnet.com/news/nfl-to-hold-virt

Samsung forecasts Q1 2020 operating profit of $5.2B, up 2.7% YoY, beating analyst estimates, and consolidated sales of ~$44B; stock is up 3%+ (Saheli Roy Choudhury/CNBC) - Saheli Roy Choudhury / CNBC:Samsung forecasts Q1 2020 operating profit of $5.2B, up 2.7% YoY, be... more: techmeme.com/200406/p29#a20040

Google tests hiding Chrome extension icons by default, developers definitely not amused by the change - Tightening privacy and security may cause pain for add-on makers Google is testing a user-interfac... more: go.theregister.co.uk/feed/www.

Supervised autonomous shuttles from Beep are being used to transport COVID-19 tests to the Mayo Clinic's processing location in Jacksonville, Florida (Sean O'Kane/The Verge) - Sean O'Kane / The Verge:Supervised autonomous shuttles from Beep are being used to transport COV... more: techmeme.com/200406/p28#a20040

Samsung's preliminary Q1 results show how coronavirus is impacting tech - CNET - The company, which makes everything from memory chips to refrigerators, projected higher revenue -... more: cnet.com/news/samsungs-q1-guid

Agritech startup DeHaat raises $12M to reach more farmers in India - DeHaat, an online platform that offers full-stack agricultural services to farmers, has raised $12 m... more: feedproxy.google.com/~r/Techcr

Uber says its app will list job openings in delivery, food production, and grocery industries that its US drivers can access, amid slump in ride-hailing demand (Tina Bellon/Reuters) - Tina Bellon / Reuters:Uber says its app will list job openings in delivery, food production, and... more: techmeme.com/200406/p27#a20040

How to use Google Maps’ new Takeout and Delivery shortcuts - Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of... more: thenextweb.com/basics/2020/04/

See a giant siphonophore, a bizarre ocean creature that looks like silly string - CNET - The massive specimen is blowing scientists' minds. more: cnet.com/news/see-a-giant-siph

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