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Google Asks Employees To Delete China Search Engine Memo

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Google initially withdrew its search service from China in 2010 due to increased concerns about censorship and cyber attacks, subsequently losing access to the enormous market of 772 million internet users there . "But the data would also be provided to employees of a Chinese company who would be granted "unilateral access" to the system". Google wants the world's information to be universally accessible, unless that information just so happens to relate to its reported efforts to build ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Latest Update Changes Bixby Activation To Double

On the optical front, the new triple camera set up comes with an additional 8MP 120° Ultra-Wide Lens, which has the same viewing angle as the human eye. The device will be available in two variants one with 6GB RAM , 128GB of onboard storage and another with 4GB RAM and 64GB of storage. It features Gorilla Glass 3 protection. Read More »

Telltale looking to work with 'potential partners' to finish The Walking Dead

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Clementine's story may not go unfinished, after all, according to a new tweet by developer Telltale , citing as-yet-unnamed partners who may help see the final season of the game through to completion. Today Telltale Games made the hard decision to begin a majority studio closure following a year marked by insurmountable challenges. However, a new update has been released by Telltale Games on their Twitter account that should provide fans of their Walking Dead series with some ... Read More »

Skype support coming to Alexa later this year

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What about the customers with Fire TVs, and Echo devices in every room? Or so Amazon says. The new products give Amazon a greater reach than ever before. More than 70 percent of USA consumers use voice-activated technology on a daily basis. The only thing you need is to make sure that the antenna has a good reception and the paired Echo device is present near it. Read More »

MetroPCS gets rebranded to Metro by T

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But otherwise, the company says, Metro customers have access to the same network as T-Mobile users. Presumably, those on cheaper tiered plans will remain grandfathered to these plans. As the third-largest US wireless carrier awaits regulatory approval for its $26 billion deal to buy smaller rival Sprint Corp (S.N), T-Mobile is blurring the lines between its brands to avoid regulators ordering T-Mobile to divest Metro as a condition to approve the merger, one analyst said. Read More »

Nokia 5.1 Plus price to be revealed today via Flipkart

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The Nokia 5.1 Plus sports a 5.86-inch HD+ display with an aspect ratio of 19:9 and an 84 percent screen-to-body ratio. Like the Nokia 6.1 Plus , the Nokia 5.1 Plus is an online-only smartphone exclusive to Flipkart in the sub-continent. Read More »

New Apple Watch Heart Monitoring Not Available Outside US

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And while it does sound like a life saver, it won't be unless you explicitly enable it, as it is turned off by default for anyone younger than 65. When Apple said its new Apple Watch heart monitoring capabilities were FDA cleared , they meant only FDA cleared, it seems. Read More »

Samsung reportedly launching world's first quad-camera smartphone Galaxy A9 (2018)

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As of this writing, it is only known that it will be exclusively available through Flipkart. Galaxy A7 is Samsung's first phone with three cameras at the back. Galaxy J4 Plus sports a 13MP rear and a 5MP front camera. And now, the company is prepping up to introduce the Galaxy A7 (2018) in India. The camera also has Samsung's intelligent Scene Optimizer to categorise the subject and adjust the colour, contrast and brightness in order for best image quality. Read More »

Capcom is bringing the Ace Attorney: Phoenix Wright Trilogy to Switch

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Phoenix Wright Trilogy first came to iOS devices back in 2013, with a 3DS version following in 2014. This release will include the first three games of the series. There's no word just yet on how exactly this will work, given that the later Ace Attorney games were designed with a second touch screen in mind. While he is a multi-genre gamer, there is a special place in his heart for fighting games - particularly the Super Smash Bros. Read More »

OnePlus 6T to launch soon: Should OnePlus 6 users upgrade?

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OnePlus 5T has tried to get close to the bezel-less look in its design with a sleek, all-aluminum body. This is also in-line with the leaks and the ad itself makes this assumption reliable as there's no visible fingerprint scanner at the back of the device in the ad. Read More »

Netflix swung to create a series based on the game Diablo

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While many of us fans of the series are hoping that we'll hear about a Diablo IV in development before too long, Blizzard isn't quite finished announcing things yet. Videogame Diablo could make its way to Netflix in the form of a TV show. Following a leak late last month alleging that a new Diablo television series was on the way, we've got even more information that suggests the deviously good story is officially coming to Netflix as well as first details on the potential new ... Read More »

New Destiny 2: Forsaken PvP maps and Breakthrough mode arrive next week

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PlayStation 4 players have exclusive access to the Gambler's Ruin map as well. Bungie also offered a sneak peek at the new maps, which were specifically crafted with Breakthrough in mind. At certain points of a match, one player from a team can even invade the other team to disrupt their efforts. However, on October 2, it'll become part of the general Competitive Crucible playlist. Read More »

China puts block on Twitch game-streaming service

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Chinese authorities have yet to publicly address the imposed changes, however this continues the nation's heavy online censorship across the board. However, the service and its app are now blocked in China. Presently, with Twitch apparently obstructed in the nation, it follows in the strides of other prohibited locales, including Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy X under siege as Huawei confirms 5G folding phone

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Now a new report has surfaced online suggesting that the company is not working on two new smartphones instead its first 5G phone will be a foldable device. However, bringing the 5G technology with the foldable screen will make Huawei's an even more competitive product to challenge Samsung's offering. This is because the Mate 20 and the Mate 20 Pro will officially launch in October this year, and Huawei has confirmed its first 5G phone will be coming in 2019. Read More »

Stable Android 9 Pie Update for OnePlus 6 Starts Rolling Out

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Changelog of the update, as posted on OnePlus forums, includes an upgrade to Android Pie, a new Do Not Disturb (DND) mode that comes with certain adjustable settings, a new Gaming mode 3 .0 with a text notification mode and notification for third party calls, and support for accent colour customisation. Read More »

Imagine Dragons ‘Break The Internet’ In New Lyric Video For ‘Zero’

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Let's check out the new set trailer, shall we? Of course, this is Ralph Breaks the Internet , so the movie isn't just about dealing with evolving friendships. There was another early version of the film where Ralph became enamored of himself, and was drunk on his own fame and popularity, and there was an internet supercop villain, who was like an anti-virus. Read More »

Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL listed on Chinese online store

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He added that the phone seems to have a "frosted glass back and kinda plastic sides". The industry's trusted tipster Evan Blass also jumped onto the scene with plain old press renders of the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. These images reiterate what has been leaked and revealed so far such as a notch above the display, a relatively larger bottom chin, single main camera on the rear, and a rear-mounted fingerprint reader. Read More »

Mozilla Announce Release of Firefox Reality

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This browser is part of a push to bring virtual and mixed reality applications to the web, according to Mozilla's Chief R&D officer Sean White. That said , it is a brilliant idea to start a virtual reality browser project that will probably lead to bigger things soon. Read More »

5 remarkable features of the Nokia 5.1

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As per images, the device looks quite similar to that of Nokia 6.1 Plus. It also sports a notched display like the one found on the Apple iPhone X . Now, the teaser page hints that the Nokia 5 .1 Plus will get a price tag on September 24 at 2 PM and also states that it will be exclusive to the online retailer. Read More »

How do Amazon´s new Echo speakers compare to their rivals?

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It isn't able to connect to the internet on its own; the accessory relies on your phone for that, and you'll be able to access navigation on Google Maps, Waze, as well as ask Alexa for directions, and more . Amazon has introduced Alexa-enabled products on microwaves, clocks and auto gadgets. So now you can create routines based on your location. It's the cheapest in the line of Echo devices focused on Alexa and will be coming to India early next year. Read More »

Alexa, More Popcorn, Please! Amazon Launches Voice Controlled Microwave

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Sure, a couple of them leaked here and there like the new Echo Sub , but most of Amazon's announcements came as a complete surprise. Amazon is taking the fight to rivals by announcing a number of smart devices. How, you ask? Well, simply because it can turn an ordinary wall socket into a smart one and let you control ordinary electrical appliances in a different part of the house remotely. Read More »

Belkin’s gorgeous dock charges iPhone XS and Apple Watch with style

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At around noon at Sin Tat Plaza, the smaller 64GB and 256GB iPhone XS were sold to shops at the mall at HK$249 to HK$399 lower than the original price, according to a local online forum. "I bought the iPhone X a year ago, but I took it back the next day and stuck with my iPhone 7 Plus", she said. So when can you get this new iPhone? No one has done an Apple Watch 4 teardown yet, but this same eSIM could be in there, too. Read More »

IBM says its new services 'open the black box of AI'

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IBM Services will also work with businesses to help them harness the new software service. IBM has launched software to analyze how and why algorithms make decisions, as well as detect bias and recommend changes. The good news is that IBM has now added bias detection to its IBM Cloud solution. The software service can also be programmed to monitor the unique decision factors of any business workflow, enabling it to be customized to the specific organizational use. Read More »

Samsung announces Galaxy A7 with triple lens camera

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This puts to rest rumours that claimed the Galaxy S10 Plus may be Samsung's first triple-camera smartphone. Samsung Mobile President DJ Koh said earlier this month that the company would bring more cutting-edge features to the company's midrange phones . Read More »

Microsoft Adds AI, HoloLens Goggles To Dynamics 365 Portfolio

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Strategically, the HoloLens applications dovetail with Microsoft's AI tools-apps announced for sales, customer service and market insights-in Microsoft's ongoing efforts to differentiate its Dynamics 365 suite from market leader Salesforce and other CRM software packages. Read More »

Parents can now ask Google to lock their teenager's smartphone

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Parents of teenagers glued to their smartphones now have a new way to pry them away from their gadgets. First launched previous year in the United States, Google's Family Link parental control app is now available here. When a kid turned 13, supervision was disabled and we heard over and over again that this is really when parents ~needed~ supervision. The app which was available in the USA until now has been launched today globally in countries including India. Read More »

IPhone XS in UAE: Fans ready to shell out more

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It's the first confirmation we've had that the new iPhone XS has a smaller physical battery than the iPhone X. The new prices are R1,500 more than the starting prices of the previous iPhone X in South Africa a year ago . 1,44,900. Now, it's Huawei 's turn to jump on the bandwagon with the iPhone XS launch. He plans to get two units of the larger iPhone XS Max . We've not yet finished up our iPhone XS or iPhone XS Max reviews as we'd like to do further testing with the battery ... Read More »

Google may not read your Gmail messages, but third-party apps do

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Google's letter came in response to a request by Republican senators for information about the scope of the email content accessible to these third parties. Google told senators it has suspended apps due to 'a lack of transparency to users, ' without identifying violators or when enforcement actions took place. Read More »

Ulster Bank customers impacted by issue with bank’s mobile banking service

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According to the group's latest annual report it has 19 million customers in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland with 5.5 million active mobile app users. It's really not good enough when so many customers are being encouraged to bank online. An RBS spokesman said: "We would like to apologise to customers who experienced issues this morning". Read More »

Jack Ma says 1m US jobs pledge thwarted by trade row

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Conway G. Gittens reports . "There is no way to deliver the promise". "Trade is not a weapon and can not be used for wars", he added, in an exclusive with Xinhua news agency. The tech tycoon's remarks come shortly after the Trump administration issued a new round of tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese imports, which go into effect on September 24, that will start at a rate of 10 percent and rise to 25 percent at year's end. Read More »