In latest tech layoff, Whoop’s workforce drops by 15 percent

Cofounder and chief executive Will Ahmed told the Globe in May that Whoop had over 700 employees (including co-ops and interns) and was on track to have close to 1,000 by the end of the year. As part of the recent cost-saving measures, Whoop has paused its co-op program.

Whoop joined Hydrow, another Boston fitness-tech company, in laying off employees this week. Hydrow, which sells a $2,495 rowing machine, slashed 35 percent of its staff on Monday. Over the past few weeks, tech firms including DataRobot, Notarize, Cybereason, and Desktop Metal have also laid off employees.

“Unfortunately, more layoffs are coming,” said Jeff Bussgang, a partner at Boston-based Flybridge Capital who is not an investor in Whoop or Hydrow. “With a higher cost of capital,

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How to shut down a computer with shortcuts

Sure, you can navigate through the menus of your PC to find the shut-off option every time you want to shut your computer down (and that might be a good idea depending on how you use your computer). But keyboard shortcuts are faster, easy to learn, and can even help you bypass certain problems if your mouse isn’t working.

Here’s how to shut down your computer with shortcuts in both Windows 10 and Windows 11.

How to shut down a computer with keyboard shortcuts

Step 1: If possible, shut down all the apps that are currently open. This isn’t absolutely necessary, but it’s a good idea. You will at least need to navigate away from all apps and be on the Windows home screen for this to work.

Step 2: If necessary, make sure that the FN key on your keyboard is turned on. It usually has an indicator light

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Companies In The Computer Mouse Market Are Introducing The

LONDON, July 20, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — According to The Business Research Company’s research report on the mouse market, companies in the mouse market are introducing a biometric mouse to improve data security and privacy for the user. A biometric mouse permits only authorized users to control the mouse and access the computer. Protection is accomplished with an integrated fingerprint reader, either in the receiver or the mouse. This feature enhances security and adds convenience because the user can use his fingerprint rather than a password for a secure login. For example, Lenovo, a Hong Kong-based consumer electronics company, produced a Fingerprint Biometric USB Mouse, which offers advanced input functionality with an integrated fingerprint sensor for password-free authentication. It features 1600 DPI resolution with an optical sensor for precise tracking and an ambidextrous design for more fluid control and ergonomics. It delivers solid protection against intrusion with 256-bit encryption and

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How to downgrade from Android 13 Beta to Android 12 on Google Pixel

Smartphone companies that are on top of their software update game are far and few between. Luckily, Google Pixel users not only get major updates before everyone, they can also test out the upcoming version of Android through a public beta program. It has been some time since Google released Android 13 through the beta channel for eligible Pixel devices and while the update has received generally favorable reviews, we can’t forget the fact that it is still just a beta quality software, not a daily driver like Android 12.

If you have accidentally installed a developer preview/beta build and you have been wondering how to downgrade your Google Pixel back to the stable Android release, then this guide is for you.

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Downgrading your Google Pixel smartphone to stable Android version

While the developer preview and beta builds are usually meant to help app developers find and

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