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IPhone XS concept video shows off gold color, larger size

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Historically, the "S" versions have focused on under-the-hood improvements with little external changes. Reddit user Meechflow95 has posted a snapshot of a Speck-branded back case which is reportedly for the upcoming 6.1-inch LCD iPhone 2018 model that might be called the iPhone 9 . Read More »

Cheapest 2018 iPhone May Be Much More Expensive Than We Thought

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Along with a giant display, this phone could also get a new name with a recent leak revealing Apple may ditch the usual Plus branding in favour of calling the Max . According to reports , Apple will also launch a cheaper version of the iPhone X design, unifying the entire 2018 iPhone line with the notched screen and Face ID facial recognition, dropping the Touch ID fingerprint scanner and home button. Read More »

Jack Ma: English teacher turned internet tycoon

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The company has increased its presence outside China by investing in e-commerce and online finance companies in India and Southeast Asia. Alibaba has one of the strongest management teams in corporate China and even if he steps down, Ma is likely still to have a role in setting top-level strategy, says Brock Silvers, MD of Kaiyuan Capital. Read More »

What We Think Apple Has In Store For the iPhone

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The company has remained coy about the release date, specs, pricing and just about everything else. The 5.8-inch iPhone XS and the 6.5-inch model, which is allegedly going to be called the iPhone XS Plus , can be seen with a Gold metallic frame body with a shiny Black back. Read More »

Huawei announces Mate 20 Lite, coming September 5

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This allows the camera to manipulate the picture contrast to highlight objects in various parts of the photo. When compared with its predecessor - the Kirin 970 - the Kirin 980 chip delivers a 20% improvement in chip performance and 40% improved power efficiency. Read More »

Vodafone bets on $8 billion merger to boost Australia business

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Vodafone Hutchison Australia chief executive Iñaki Berroeta, said, "The Australian telecommunications market is characterised by the presence of Telstra and Optus ". Shares were trading 2% lower after the announcement. The Board of TPG also indicated to distribute a fully franked cash special dividend to TPG shareholders prior to completion of the merger. Read More »

Confirmed: Apple Will Release New iPhones On September 12

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Another leak shows the Apple Watch Series 4 complete with a larger, near-bezel-free display. Those details, as well as the rumored new iPads and Macs, should be revealed at Apple's event on september 12 . And a mid-range iPhone with a 6.1-inch LCD display. Extra features like bringing live sports and news to the TV app were also announced . Apple TV 4K is the first (and only) streaming device to support both Dolby Atmos and Dolby Vision. Read More »

Massive Apple leak shows official pictures of the unreleased iPhone XS

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Following Apple's announcement of an impending iPhone event on September 12 , where the company will unveil the iPhone XS lineup (and a 6.1-inch LCD iPhone), the Apple Watch Series 4 will get some time on stage as well. Apple is one of those companies that makes people wait all year for its new products with bated breath. Lastly, on the software side, it looks like Apple has done some work on the watch face, adding a lot more complexity to it. Read More »

2018 iPhone Shipments to Reach Peak Levels Since iPhone 6 Lineup

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The upcoming phones, planned to be unveiled in September, show the company is adjusting its strategy. In 2016, Apple Inc . revealed that it has reached a breakthrough of 1 billion active devices. All three devices are expected to use Face ID and gestures. All in all, this is another Apple device to get excited for. In 2013, Apple launched the iPhone 5c, which was essentially an iPhone 5 in plastic casing. Read More »

Verizon makes changes as lawmakers decry firefighters’ woes

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That shouldn't have been necessary, Hickey said , because the company's policy is to immediately remove data speed restrictions when contacted in emergency situations. District Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, saying the data slowdown - known as throttling - "had a significant impact on our ability to provide emergency services" for firefighters dispatched to the Mendocino Complex wildfires in Northern California. Read More »

The Network showed a "removable" button on the new Galaxy Note 9

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There are two RAM storage models including 6GB RAM with 128GB storage and 8GB RAM with 512GB storage. Amid intense competition in the mid-range smartphone segment, South Korean major Samsung Electronics has reworked its strategy to incorporate new innovations to its mid-range devices rather than limiting advanced features to just the premium range of products. Read More »

Nvidia reveals $800 GeForce RTX 2080 at Gamescom 2018

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Nvidia's next-generation gaming graphics cards , the RTX 20 series, will launch on September 20 with a pair of products that'll start at $699. In short, ray tracing technology is capable of more realistic global illumination and accurate projections of ambient light, and affords the ability to efficiently calculate the reflections and light sources that exist outside of the screen space. Read More »

Profit at China's Tencent falls for first time in 13 years

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Tencent in a statement said regulators had received a large number of complaints about the game, which has sold over eight million copies worldwide. The role-playing game is the latest instalment in the long-running series developed by Japanese firm Capcom and requires players to hunt and slay fearsome fantasy beasts. Read More »

Samsung's Galaxy Note 9 is stopgap ahead of major revamp, say analysts

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Originally, Samsung's AI speaker was expected to debut at the IFA 2018, Europe's largest consumer electronics event scheduled for the end of this month. We finally know what the "major upgrade" for the S Pen is, and we finally know what the new colors are. Galaxy Note9 also delivers a PC-like experience with Samsung DeX. Read More »

Google Play Store Now Tells You It Doesn't Have Fortnite

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Fortnite is a mega-popular, fight-the-demons, post-apocalyptic video game, and it's about to come out on Android . The game, for now, is available exclusively on Samsung devices through the company's app store. Will going off market plunge you into Android gloom? Fortnite for Android beta is now available, but not on the Play Store . Fortnite has generated over $180 million in just a few months when it was made available in late March. Read More »

Nintendo Announces Four New Characters For "Super Smash Bros. Ultimate'"

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You can disable all stage hazards if you like, or select two stages before a match that will unpredictably "morph" into each other. The Super Smash Bros . Players will have 28 hours worth of music tracks to pick from, but you won't be able to play just any theme music on any stage . It's been one hell of a day for Smash , and if the game keeps growing on top of this, I can't imagine how stacked the site will be come December. Read More »

Pixel 3 XL leaks in retail box with USB-C earphones

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The new leaked pictures don't really show off anything new about the device, apart from the new USB-C earbuds that will come with the device itself. I certainly wouldn't choose the Pixel 3 XL over the iPhone X or the many Android handsets that are far more attractive. Update, August 08, 10:51AM ET: More images have been posted alongside an unboxing video that very briefly shows off the Pixel 3 XL in all of its glory as well as the packaging and accessories bundled with the phone. Read More »

Motorola debuts Moto Z3 as Verizon exclusive; 5G MotoMod coming in 2019

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On the specification front, the new Moto Z3 flagship smartphone comes with a 6-inch Super AMOLED display with 18:9 aspect ratio and 2160X1080 pixel of resolution. The modularity of the Moto Z line is what allowed Motorola to launch the world's first "5G-upgradeable" smartphone. It has a side-mounted fingerprint sensor. Read More »

This is the Samsung Galaxy Note 9

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In an official promo video on Samsung's YouTube channel, a message stated "meet the new super powerful Note ". The brief teaser essentially shows the overall design of the smartphone, something that was already hinted at in the pre-order announcement. Read More »

Google reportedly plans to release a censored search app in China

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Multiple media sources are reporting that Google is working on a search service for the Chinese market, specifically modified to meet the censorship demands of the country's governing Communist Party . At the moment, references to The Intercept's article and the development of the search engine are being promptly expunged from Weibo, another fact that does not appear to bode well for Google's chances. Read More »

"Fortnite’s" Birthday Event Begins Today - How You Can Get Involved

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Although the game is now up and running for many players, unfortunately many are reporting that although they can log in to Fortnite and play normally, the birthday challenges aren't working for them. Ever wished you could combine the charm of Lego games with the chaos of Fortnite? The patch also comes with a special birthday celebration. The popular mode will add birthday cakes on the map with consumable slices that give players health and shields. Read More »

NY is kicking Spectrum out of the state for ‘recurring failures’

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Charter objected, saying that the commission was seeking to add new requirements the company had never agreed to and that the effort to disqualify the homes was groundless. In September 2017, PSC and Charter reached a settlement worth up to $13 million that revised the buildout schedule and imposed a $1 million penalty (drawn from the $13 million settlement) for each target Charter missed. Read More »

Fortnite Battle royale hits $1 bn earnings milestone

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Epic has revealed what the Fortnite birthday challenges will be. Epic Games makes money through microtransactions that they incorporated in the battle royal mode. Starting July 24th, we'll be celebrating #Fortnite1st with a limited time in-game event! The report also shows that battle royale games as a genre have steadily increased in monthly revenue since October 2017, due in large part to the popularity of Fortnite . Read More »

Moon focuses on economy, business on 2nd day of trip to India

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The company started producing refrigerators at the plant in 2003 while mobile phone production started in 2007. The 35 acre-mobile factory located on the outskirts of New Delhi is said to be the world's largest. last year to become the world's second-largest smartphone market after China. Samsung has played a key role in generating employment in India with over 70,000 people. Read More »

Samsung’s most innovative phone ever might launch before the Galaxy S10

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German site AllAboutSamsung reports that the company is expected to launch a triple camera setup on the most premium Samsung Galaxy S10 (Beyond 2). That report said that the South Korean giant has a different star in mind for its MWC announcement, the foldable Galaxy X . The Galaxy X will likely not cannibalize sales for the Galaxy S10, as the foldable smartphone is expected to be a niche device with a price tag that may go as high as around $1,800, almost double the price of ... Read More »

Apple Rumoured To Make iPhones Colourful Again

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That's right. An orange iPhone could be on the way. The current iPhone X , at 5.8 inches, will receive an improvement in specs, while a new 6.5-inch OLED iPhone X Plus will retail for around $1000. Apple is also turning its back on 3D Touch, a stainless steel frame, and a dual-camera system in that version, according to the report. Some iPod models were available in as many as nine different colors. Read More »

Google reportedly allows outside app developers to read people's Gmails

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Mikael Berner, the CEO of Edison Software , a Gmail developer that offers a mobile app for organising email, told The Journal that its employees had read emails from hundreds of Gmail users as part of an effort to build a new feature. The outside app companies receive access to messages from Gmail users who signed up for things like price-comparison services or automated travel-itinerary planners, according to The Journal . Read More »

Samsung Phones Reportedly Go Rogue and Send Pictures to Random Contacts

Samsung users have reported about the problem on the company's official forums , on Reddit , etc. They only discovered when the recipient of these photos answered back inquiring about the mysterious messages. The comments triggered hysteria on Reddit , with others concerned their own photos could be sent to a contact in their phones at random. One Samsung user also reports that T-Mobile's logs showed the message sent from his phone. Read More »

Samsung has finally agreed to pay up for copying the iPhone

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Those design elements were protected, prompting the jury to award Apple all the profits from sales of smartphones containing those features, Samsung lawyers said in their filing. But the last major event in the case came in May when the court ordered Samsung to pay Apple $ 539 million in damages. It was ordered to pay the United States tech giant more than $1 billion for infringing on three of Apple's design patents related to mobile devices - the quick links to phone numbers, the ... Read More »

Bentley breaks SUV hillclimb record with Kiwi at the helm

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Ducati and Carlin Dunne have done it again, and have won the 2018 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb to reclaim their crown as the fastest to make it up America's Mountain on two wheels. The Pikes Peak ditches the regular Bentayga's brightwork in favour of black trim. The dash features carbon fibre inserts, which are completed with a Pikes Peak logo. Read More »

Apple to release new AirPods, HomePod, over-ear headphones in 2019?

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As for this year, the company will reportedly be updating the earphones with a new chip and support for hands-free Siri activation. On top of those features, the upcoming AirPods will also likely come with biometric sensors as part of Apple's broader effort to grow its health-related hardware products. Read More »

Supreme Court's Wayfair tax decision sidelines Quill

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Jay Kaufman, D-Lexington, chairman of the Committee on Revenue. The decision reverses a 1992 Supreme Court ruling in Quill vs. This ruling is likely to lead other states to start requiring sales tax from online retailers, which in turn will be required from the consumer at checkout. Read More »

Google Launches Podcast Listening App on Android

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This means you can continue playing a podcast you had on your phone on your Google Home when you get home, or vice-versa when you leave. Text, images, and stickers will be supported in the web version of the service. Google announced past year it is working with the mobile industry to bring SMS into the modern day, through a universal standard called RCS ( Rich Communications Services ). Read More »