Admit Card Released on Official Website, Here’s How to Download

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AP Police Recruitment 2020

AP Police Scientific Assistant Recruitment 2020: The Andhra Pradesh State Level Police Recruitment Board (SLPRB) on Monday released the admit card for the AP Police Scientific Assistant Recruitment 2020 on the official website. Candidates who have applied for the Scientific Assistant post can download their admit cards from the website –

The AP Police exam will be held on December 6. The exam is being conducted for recruitment in the post of Scientific Assistant in Forensic Science Laboratory (Physical, Chemistry, and Biology/Serology).

A total of 9,207 applications were received out of which 1605 were for Scientific Assistant Physical, Scientific Assistant Chemistry, and Scientific Assistant Biology/Serology posts.

Here’s how to download the admit card:

Step 1: Visit the official website of AP Police –

Step 2: Click on the link – “Download the Hall Ticket for the Written

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Here’s how to make your website more accessible

There are many things to consider when setting up a website, and accessibility is one factor that can sometimes be overlooked. An accessible website is one that’s optimized for all people, including those with impaired vision or hearing, motor difficulties, or learning disabilities. 

Having an accessible website is not only a responsibility against discrimination, but it’s also a legal requirement in several countries, and you open yourself up to lawsuits by not adhering to the guidelines. 

Additionally, from a business marketing perspective, the design and functionality features mean that accessible websites perform better and are higher ranking in search engine lists. Your website is therefore more likely to gain attention from a larger potential audience when it’s accessible to everyone.

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According to WHO, over a billion people in the world – 15% of the global population – are living with some form of disability, and

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Programming languages: PHP 8.0 brings big updates. Here’s what’s new

PHP 8.0 introduces major changes to the language, including an improved type system, a new JIT compiler, union types and other enhancements.

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PHP version 8.0 has arrived, bringing with it a major update to the 25-year-old programming language.

PHP 8.0 introduces a number of new features to the language, most notably union types, a Just In Time (JIT) complier, nullsafe operator, attributes and ‘named arguments.’

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The JIT compiler is designed to bring performance improvements to web applications by turning code into instructions for the CPU at runtime. Meanwhile, union types is a feature that allows data of more than one type to be held by a variable.

Named arguments allow developers to assign values to a function by specifying the value name, allowing optional parameters to be ignored.

Alongside these, version 8.0 of PHP brings optimizations and enhancements to the language’s type system, syntax, error

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Here’s ABC’s holiday-themed programming for 2020

SAN ANTONIO – For people looking for some family-friendly holiday television, ABC has released its list of holiday-themed programming for 2020.

According to, “Olaf’s Frozen Adventure,” starts things off on Thanksgiving day. In it, Olaf will team up with Sven on a merry mission. Then, Pixar Animation Studios’ has a special for television, “Toy Story That Time Forgot,” a feature that has Woody and Buzz Lightyear among others from the “Toy Story” films.

On Monday, Nov. 30, “The Disney Holiday Singalong” will feature more music and magic. The one-hour festive musical event will feature star-studded performances, animated on-screen lyrics, more favorite Disney melodies and classic holiday songs, ABC said.

The magic of the holidays continues with “The Great Christmas Light Fight” on Wednesday, Dec. 9, “Shrek the Halls” on Friday, Dec. 18, and “The Sound of Music” on Dec. 20 at 6 p.m.

ABC said The holiday shows will

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Agile is changing software development. Here’s how one company made the switch

Digital transformation is highly prized but poorly understood. While more than two-thirds (69%) of directors want their organisations to accelerate digital business initiatives, as many as 80% of IT leaders fail when they try and change their organisations for the better.

The reason for failure is often a lack of alignment between IT and business leaders. Too many digital transformation projects still focus on changing back-end systems at the expense of involving line-of-business managers in the development of front-end services.

The best way to deliver digital transformation success, suggests Joe Soule, CTO at Capital One Europe, is to build Agile, cross-business teams that work to build creative solutions to customer challenges. 

SEE: Guide to Becoming a Digital Transformation Champion (TechRepublic Premium)

At Capital One, Soule has helped the bank move away from legacy ways of working and towards an investment in software engineering capability and Agile methodologies. It’s a long-term

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What is a trackpad? Here’s what you need to know about your computer’s built-in mouse

a close up of a computer keyboard: Trackpads or touchpads help you navigate programs on your laptop like a traditional mouse. Ye Naiquan /EyeEm/Getty Images

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Trackpads or touchpads help you navigate programs on your laptop like a traditional mouse. Ye Naiquan /EyeEm/Getty Images

  • You can use a trackpad — also known as a touchpad or glide pad — to click, scroll, zoom in and out, switch between tabs, and more on your computer.
  • Trackpads are commonly found on laptops, but they can also be used with desktops in place of a mouse.
  • Your trackpad type and capabilities will be dependent on the kind of desktop or laptop device you have, such as a Mac or Windows PC. 
  • Trackpads take up less space and require less strain on your wrists but must be frequently cleaned and maintained to avoid user issues. 
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If you’re reading this on a laptop, you’re likely using a trackpad right now. 


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What is a computer virus? Here’s how to spot signs of viruses and avoid them

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  • A computer virus is a type of malware that can replicate itself on your computer and spread to other devices.
  • You might be infected with a virus if your computer suddenly starts running more slowly, crashes a lot, or does things like running unusual programs without your permission. 
  • Here’s everything you need to know about viruses, including the major types, signs you’re infected, and how to avoid them.
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Now that personal computers have been a part of everyday life for about 30 years, computer viruses aren’t as mysterious as they once were. Simply put, a virus is a kind of malware that has the ability to replicate itself. Once activated, it can install itself on a computer, infecting the PC and enabling

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Here’s Where People Shell Out the Most and the Least for Internet

The price differences from state to state for internet access, a modern necessity, can be staggering. And internet access is especially needed in these pandemic times, with the rise of online school, remote work, video chatting, job searching, and gaming. released a report on how much the cost of internet varies across the US in 2020. The data analysts took information from 350,000 internet customers spanning the US, found the average monthly price for internet in each state, and then broke down those values to average price per Mbps (megabits per second). The price per Mbps better reflects the internet speed quality, according to the analysts. 

The top ten most expensive states for internet access, according to the report, are Wyoming ($7.84), North Dakota ($7.57), Montana ($7.28), South Dakota ($7.17), Virginia ($6.74), Iowa ($6.34), New Mexico ($6.23), North Carolina ($5.87), Alabama ($5.82), and Nebraska ($5.43).

The least expensive states

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What is a computer worm? Here’s how to protect yourself

  • A computer worm is a type of malware that, once it infects a machine, can automatically copy and extend itself to connected devices. 
  • A worm is very similar to a virus, and you can get infected by one in the same way — mainly by clicking an infected link or opening a compromised file.
  • You can avoid being infected by a worm using common anti-malware advice. Use antivirus software, keep your computer up to date, and never open links or files which you don’t completely trust. 
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A computer worm is a form of malware that, once it has infected a computer, continues to replicate itself on the infected computer as well as automatically infecting other computers it comes in contact with. It’s similar to a virus, but a worm is somewhat more sophisticated, able to proliferate without any human intervention. 


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Misinformation about election fraud has flooded the internet. Here’s how to spot false reports


Election security experts warned for months that misinformation would ramp up after election day to cast doubt on the vote with falsehoods.

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This story is part of Elections 2020, CNET’s coverage of the voting in November and its aftermath.

Former Vice President Joe Biden has beaten President Donald Trump in a contest punctuated with wild rumors, false reports and premature declarations of victory. The end of the election, however, hasn’t meant an end to the misinformation.

Social media posts from the sitting president that falsely claim the election was stolen from him have swept through the internet, and Trump has continued to tweet and retweet items that contain disputed information, which Twitter has labeled. Additionally, baseless claims of election fraud from a variety of sources have also swept Twitter, as well as YouTube and Facebook. 

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