Tag Archives: Difficult

Vergecast: Recapping Code Conference and Youtube CEO Susan Wojcicki’s difficult week

Fresh off of Code Conference, Nilay, Dieter, and Paul discuss YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki’s apology and difficult week, and consider whether there’s any viable alternative to Youtube amid all the backlash the company’s received in recent weeks. They also discuss the leaked photo of the upcoming Pixel 4 and ponder the strategy behind the leaked photo. And later, a recap ... Read More »

Music is a DISTRACTION when you’re driving: Listening to the radio makes it difficult to concentrate and can slow down reaction times

Listening to music while driving could be having a serious affect on your ability to concentrate. Scientists measured brain activity while volunteers concentrated on sounds coming from speakers. Participants were found to have slower reaction times and higher mental stresses when looking away from the audio source they were focusing on. The scientists behind the study believe the effect could ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Teardown Suggests It’s Very Difficult to Repair

Samsung’s latest Galaxy Note 7 phablet has undergone its first proper teardown, and the smartphone scores poorly due to difficult repairability. Teardown experts at iFixit cracked open the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 to reveal its innards as well as to see how easy was it to repair the handset. The Galaxy Note 7 scored 4 out of 10 which was ... Read More »

Difficult Job Ahead, No Magic Wand to Push Growth: Arvind Subramanian

New Delhi: The government will have to go through a “very difficult process” of pushing reforms and projects to propel India to a high-growth path as it will not happen through some magic wand, Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian said on Saturday. The CEA said he has taken a “realistic” view while projecting a growth rate of 7-7.75 per cent ... Read More »