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Uber Introduces More Safety Features On Its App For Passengers And Drivers


The ride-hailing company has created a feature on its app to reach out to passengers and drivers if it detects an accident or unplanned stop. Another feature which is hands-free will give access to pick up passengers without touching their phones and they will not be able to see data details about where they retrieved passengers in the past. Read More »

Nokia 9 Leaked With Hands- On Images


While HMD is yet to confirm the name, the Nokia X7 is the likely candidate for launch since we recently started hearing about the phone after a leaked image revealed the front panel. If you look closely though, it looks as though one of the cutouts on the phone is actually an LED flash, so this could mean a five-camera setup will be used for the finished product. Read More »

Check Out the iPhone 9's Colors in New Leak


Said day is September 12 , so there's still nearly a week left before Apple officially unveils its 2018 iPhone lineup (and presumably confirms the aforementioned names). The iPhone Xs variants are listed in 64GB, 256GB and 512GB models, while the " iPhone 9 " is apparently available only in 64 and 256GB versions. "Over the last six years, screen size is the lone feature that we believe has demonstrated a consistent ability to drive both volume and pricing power", wrote KeyBanc Capital ... Read More »

British Airways hacked 'compromising' 380,000 card payments


BA said the stolen data did not include travel or passport details, adding that it was investigating the security breach as a matter of urgency. The airline, which carries 45 million passengers a year, suggested that some people could already have had money stolen and urged them to contact banks and credit card companies if they suspected a breach. Read More »

Briefing: China's two major phone carriers discuss merger


The country's top brass is mulling a combination of China Telecom and China Unicom , two of the three state-run telecom titans, to hasten development of fifth-generation communications, or 5G, but have not yet come to a final decision, Bloomberg reported yesterday, citing unidentified people familiar with the matter. Read More »

Samsung confirms plans to launch its foldable phone this year


He added that the product was "complicated" to build, but its development is "nearly concluded". Visitors look at the Galaxy S9 Samsung smartphone at the 2018 IFA consumer electronics and home appliances trade fair during the fair's press day on August 30, 2018 in Berlin, Germany. Read More »

China considers merger of Unicom, China Telecom


US's temporary export ban on ZTE, which almost crippled the company because of its reliance on American technology, helped give China reason to make 5G development a higher priority. Huawei Technologies, the world's largest maker of equipment for networks, and ZTE were banned from selling their gear to a USA ally, Australia, which cited security concern. Read More »

United States charges govt-linked North Korean in WannaCry, Sony hacks


The Justice Department announced the charges against Pak Jin-hyok, a member of the North Korean spy agency, on Thursday afternoon. Also known as Korea Expo Joint Venture, Chosun Expo is believed to be connected to the RGB's Lab 110; while it provides legitimate programming-for-hire services to foreign customers, the company also is alleged to be home to the Lazarus Group-the malware and hacking group that has been previously connected by U.S. Read More »

How to tell if Apple recalled your iPhone 8


The LCD version is said to come with 3GB of RAM, while 4GB of RAM will be present in the iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max. Along with the picture, he also disclosed the naming scheme of the upcoming iPhones as well. Some have suggested that device will simply be called "iPhone". Apart from the name, iPhone XS Max is also rumoured to have a bigger battery compared to iPhone XS. Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi 6, Redmi 6 Pro, and Redmi 6A launch in India


There are a lot of similarities, but several key differentiators. Out of the three, the company claims that the Redmi 6 Pro is designed for the "Power" users. The smartphone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC paired with up to 4GB RAM and up to 64GB internal memory with a dedicated external memory slot up to 256GB. Read More »

Vivo V11 Pro: Quick unboxing

Under the hood, the V11 is powered by the octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor clocked up to 2.2GHz. Ahead of the V11 Pro India launch today, Vivo has launched the V11 and the V11i phones in Thailand. Inside the Vivo V11 there's a 3,400mAh battery that comes with fast-charging features as well. If you're over the micro USB part, you should probably know that it does indeed have a headphone jack port. Read More »

Google against child sexual abuse


Fred Langford, deputy CEO of the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) spoke to The Verge about the new tools from Google and how it will help in the combat against this type of behaviour and how it will "help teams like our own deploy our limited resources much more effectively..." Though technology alone is not a solution to this societal challenge, still technological innovations like Google's new invention will surely help us to tackle abuses like child abuse. Read More »

Facebook, Twitter execs to face lawmakers over foreign influence operations


Using artificial intelligence in this way is still hard and in the early stages. The House Energy and Commerce Committee's hearing with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Wednesday was a snooze. And Dorsey said Twitter was "unprepared and ill-equipped" to defend users against nefarious actors that have gamed the platform's services. He added that Twitter has made progress on solutions to the problem, "like identification of many forms of manipulation intending to artificially amplify information, ... Read More »

‘Dream Crazy:’ Nike Releases Full Ad Featuring Colin Kaepernick

The American Top Team representative is a staunch supporter of President Donald Trump , and even visited the White House shortly after capturing the interim crown. "Having a huge company back him. could be a controversial reason for this company, but they're not afraid". Williams was told that director Spike Lee had compared her to Muhammad Ali and Michael Jordan. Read More »

Twitter's latest tests cover online status and threaded replies


Among the comments on the new features, most users agree with the topic of conversations, as users have become accustomed to the tweet threads that the company introduced at the end of a year ago and which allow them to publish information that requires more than 280 characters. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy X still on track for late 2018 announcement

The third screen is located on the opposite side and allows you to access certain functions when the phone is folded. DJ Koh said the South Korean giant is changing its smartphone strategy for its mid-priced Galaxy A series of smartphones amid a slowdown in the handset market. Read More »

Facebook briefly inaccessible for users across the globe


The sites were down in the U.S., Europe, South America and other areas at about 4 p.m., the website reported . A majority of the affected users experienced a downtime of around 90 minutes, however, it was not limited to a particular region and was recorded to a different extent across the globe. Read More »

Xbox Boss Responds To Sony's New Statement On Cross-Play


In fact, Sony ended up making the controversial move to lock people out of their Fortnite accounts if they tried to sign on from a different device. 'All games should be cross-play and progression with the right input flexibility and gamer options'. To date, Sony doesn't offer cross-play between consoles on PS4, and remains the only company holding out on implementing a cross-play feature in games like Fortnite , Minecraft , Rocket League and others. Read More »

Say hello to the 2019 Toyota Corolla wagon


The new Toyota Corolla Touring Sports has a wheelbase measuring at 2,700 mm, allowing for class-leading rear legroom. More importantly, there is also more space in the trunk as the Corolla Wagon has a 598-liter capacity. To the rear, the Touring Sports design theme showcases muscular rear shoulders, widely spaced, full-LED lamp clusters and a slanted rear windscreen. Read More »

Google teases surprise as Chrome browser completes 10 years


We've also significantly improved the way Chrome handles passwords. In a press release, Google's Ellie Powers and Chris Beckmann note that the new look features "more rounded shapes, new icons and a new color palette", which is much brighter and whiter than before. Read More »

Samsung could work with Google on AI to improve Bixby


It'll be interesting to see if developers will care: on the one hand, it's yet another assistant to take care of, but on the other, Samsung does sell a whole lot of products that folks will be able to use Bixby with. "For example, we would call up Bixby, but it could lead us to one of Google's services, like Google Maps", Hyun-suk added. Each company has areas they particularly excel in, and collaboration is essential for ideal voice control. Read More »

OnePlus 6T retail box leaked: Here's what to expect


Will there be a OnePlus 6T later this year? As per a CNET report, which claims sources, the successor to the OnePlus 6 could launch in October and cost around $550, which translates to Rs 38,387. In terms of imaging, the OnePlus 6T could retain the same 16MP + 20MP dual-camera setup at the rear. Stay tuned on PhoneRadar for more leaks about the OnePlus 6T smartphone. Read More »

Anthem Demo Will be Heading to Consoles in Early February


Fort Tarsis will be a single-player area and this is where players will be forwarding the story and taking part in conversations. Gamble also says, "I hope that future games, whether it's Dragon Age or the other one that starts with "Mass", continues to utilise this kind of storytelling". Read More »

OnePlus 6T packaging ‘leaks,’ but are we looking at the real thing?

Till now, the company has been using capacitive fingerprint sensors. The photos only show the lid of a box, complete with OnePlus 6T branding and a tagline of " unlock the speed ". Connectivity-wise, the OnePlus 6T will come with Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac dual-band, Bluetooth 5.0 Low Energy, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, NFC, and 4G VoLTE . Read More »

Destiny 2's Annual Pass Won't be Adding Any New Planets


Add-ons in the Forsaken annual pass, however, will not bring new planets to the Director. The new content expansions will each be smaller than Curse of Osiris or Warmind. Destiny 2 itself is a PS+ game for September, which is another option towards Forsaken . Bungie actually confirmed that Cayde-6 was 100% absolutely, definitely dead back at E3 2018 in June, very much proving that this time around the studio is aiming for a darker, grittier storyline, and really means business. Read More »

LG Q Stylus+ smartphone in India for Rs 21,990


LG has today added a new member to its Q-series with the launch of Q Stylus+ in India. It will sport 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage along with the option of expandable storage where users can increase the storage of the device with the help of a microSD card of up to 2TB in capacity. Read More »

Here are the graphics settings for Battlefield 5 Open Beta


It's very simple; you can add the Battlefield V open beta to your download queue by picking it up here for Xbox One and here on PlayStation 4 . Leave us a comment below if you have any questions or simply want to let us know what you think about the upcoming Battlefield V game. 64-Player Multiplayer in the Chaos of All-Out War. Read More »

Grappling Gun and ‘High Stakes’ Heist Mode Coming to Fortnite: Battle Royale


Getaway gives teams the opportunity to fight for safes with prizes locked inside. It looks like Fortnite Battle Royale's map will undergo more changes in the near future as Dusty Divot could be changing yet again in the V5.40 update. The Wild Card outfit will be in the item shop sometime during the event, featuring a white suit and four heist masks each fashioned with a suit of cards. Read More »

Phone ban at school: French children forced to hang up


Monday is the first day that French schoolchildren under 15 can not use their cellphones at any point during the school day, thanks to a new nationwide law. There's now a total ban on mobile phones in schools in France. The Government says it's made a decision to bring in the new law to help stop pupils being distracted by phones during class. Read More »

Razer Phone 2 confirmed: Razer quietly announces upgraded Razer Phone plans


In its latest financial report ( PDF ), Razer says that its "next generation products" saw a growth spurt of 432.3% year on year. To recall, Razer has a few nifty PC services like the Razer Game Store, and its zGold wallet and rewards platform, and both of these services (and more) could make their way to the mobile device when it launches. Read More »

Android 9 Pie Open Beta is Available for OnePlus 6


The Android Pie Open Beta build update bundles integrated OnePlus customisation features as well. Those of us who are set to upgrade to Android Pie can at least breathe easily. It will be setting the minimum allowed target version from API level 17 (Android 4.2 Jelly Bean) to level 23 (Android 6.0 Marshmallow). Amazon's Fire Phone and Fire Tablets are driven by this variant of Google's open source operating system , which relies on apps and content from Amazon instead of Google. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S10 To Feature Asymmetrical Bezels: Rumor


Despite its current long reign as the world's largest smartphone manufacturer, Samsung is in the midst of a slump that saw second quarter sales of its connected handsets decline 20% year-over-year. In a reply to someone complaining about the Bixby button on Twitter, Samsung Germany says "deactivation of the Bixby button on lock screen should return until end of September". Read More »