• Elon Musk announces bid to produce Tesla-branded Tequila
Elon Musk announces bid to produce Tesla-branded Tequila

The lawsuit, which cites e-Mails and text messages between Mr. Musk and Tesla executives, quoted him as saying he thought his girlfriend, performance artist "Grimes" "would find it amusing, which admittedly is not a great reason to pick a price".

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  • European Union force Google to unbundle, license Android application suite to competitors
European Union force Google to unbundle, license Android application suite to competitors

The changes are in response to a almost $ 5 billion fine levied at Google by the European Commission. "If, for example, Samsung wanted to do a really pure Samsung device based on a forked version of Android, with a Samsung browser, Samsung Maps and Bixby as the lead voice assistant - but without the parallel Google services - they could", said...

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  • Sony has fixed the PSN messaging bug that bricked consoles
Sony has fixed the PSN messaging bug that bricked consoles

One user had it happen while playing Rainbow Six: Siege . Thankfully, there seems to be a quick and easy preventative measure everyone can take to avoid falling victim to the malicious exploit. If you're anxious about this happening to you or someone you know, you can take steps to prevent it. So far, Sony have made no official statement on the ...

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  • Google Withdraws Plans to Bid for DoD's JEDI Cloud Contract
Google Withdraws Plans to Bid for DoD's JEDI Cloud Contract

The company says that this particular project is not in line with its AI policies, but it will continue to work with the USA government in other ways. "Bids are due October 12". Google cited its AI principles , which were published back in June, as the reason for dropping out of the bidding process.

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  • Google brings camera twists, bigger screens to Pixel phones
Google brings camera twists, bigger screens to Pixel phones

Obviously, the stars of the show were the flagships - the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, successor to the last year's Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL (review). The Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL will support wireless charging for the first time. Shocker. It has a simple design, blue color, single camera on its rear and another up front, fingerprint reader on...

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  • Decides to Shut Down Google+
Decides to Shut Down Google+

The review found no misuse of the data and the problem was fixed in March, but the company's privacy and data protection office said the vulnerability didn't meet the threshold of security issues to notify users of the data breach. unit plans to announce a sweeping set of data privacy measures that include permanently shutting down all consumer f...

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  • Google+, Google’s social network, to shut down after bug exposes users’ data
Google+, Google’s social network, to shut down after bug exposes users’ data

Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai has agreed to testify before Congress in the coming weeks, according to the Journal . Project Strobe will also lead to Google account holders getting more fine-grained controls over the data they share with apps, which now have overly broad access to user information, Google said.

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  • Intel 9th generation processors announced
Intel 9th generation processors announced

For heavy-users, Intel has introduced the latest lineup of Core-X series processors as well. Intel has published the first gaming benchmarks for its new Intel Core i9 9900K processor, however it appears that these benchies are a bit misleading.

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  • Confirmed release compact Google Pixel 3 Bonito
Confirmed release compact Google Pixel 3 Bonito

The Pixel 3 will not sport a notch, unlike its Pixel 3 XL sibling. Richard Lai, an Engadget editor, obtained the device from a Hong Kong retailer who is, apparently, selling Google Pixel 3 XL before its official release. After letting third parties handle the hardware for a number of years, Google is finally taking over their smart-displ...

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  • Windows 10 for IoT gets its own October 2018 update
Windows 10 for IoT gets its own October 2018 update

Roll back from Windows 10 version October 2018 Update to an earlier version does not help - the missing files are not restored back to great for many. My own two machines experienced no issues with the update. And it shouldn't be the user's responsibility to check every folder after every upgrade just in case they need to restore something .

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  • Google exposed user data, feared repercussions of disclosing to public
Google exposed user data, feared repercussions of disclosing to public

Google's excuse is that it found no evidence of any of the data being misused, however, it also has no way of being sure of that. It's perhaps another case of arrogant Google's do-as-we-say, not-as-we-do approach to technology and life.

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  • Chinese Spy Chips Discovered in Apple, Amazon Data Centers, Report Claims
Chinese Spy Chips Discovered in Apple, Amazon Data Centers, Report Claims

Our best guess is that they are confusing their story with a previously reported 2016 incident in which we discovered an infected driver on a single Super Micro server in one of our labs. And since this was a physical infestation, the consequences could be far more severe than a wireless hacking. This microchip provided the hacker with a secret d...

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  • Google Pixel 3 leak may show new 'sand' color
Google Pixel 3 leak may show new 'sand' color

The Google Pixel 3 is set be the flagship phone for those used to the Android operating system. Which begs the question of how "mini" is too mini? Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL will be announced this October 9 , and it looks like the tech giant does not want to waste any precious time in getting the devices officially released as early as ...

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  • Hundreds of millions of U.S. phones receive first ever ‘Presidential alert’ text
Hundreds of millions of U.S. phones receive first ever ‘Presidential alert’ text

The test has been scheduled to ensure that the alert system would work in the event of an actual national emergency. It is the first test of the national wireless emergency system by the Federal Emergency Management Agency ( FEMA ). The goal is to have phones get the alert at the same time. Wireless users in the US with compatible phones, conn...

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  • Microsoft Reveals the New Surface Laptop 2
Microsoft Reveals the New Surface Laptop 2

Surface Laptop 2 and Surface Pro 6 are expected to get a refresh at the event, and they were both expected to both receive USB-C ports , which are pretty much expected at this point. As for the display , it's supposedly 38 percent brighter than the first Surface Studio with 22 percent more contrast, which is made possible by new LCD and oxid...

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  • Google's Project Stream lets you play Assassin's Creed Odyssey in Chrome
Google's Project Stream lets you play Assassin's Creed Odyssey in Chrome

The first game to be playable via Project Stream is Assassin's Creed Odyssey starting October 5th with a small number of players trying out the game at no charge while involved in the testing process. Though the footage appears to be running relatively smoothly at 1080p/60fps, input lag and other factors could not be ascertained from what has b...

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  • Google saves what you browse
Google saves what you browse

Though this policy update may satisfy some lawyers in Google's cozy offices, this does not address the issue that Google has modified a Chrome feature without telling users, and that modification might lead to serious privacy breaches. In its defence, Google states that it wants to keep clear of footings where one may stay logged in over a shar...

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  • Huawei trolls Apple! Gives free powerbanks to people queued for iPhone
Huawei trolls Apple! Gives free powerbanks to people queued for iPhone

Both stores opens at 8 a.m. Leung focused on scalping the iPhone XS Max because he believed people would prefer the larger screen as most users watch TV shows and play games on their phones. The iPhone XS price in India starts at Rs. 99,900 for the 64GB variant and goes up to Rs. 1,14,900 and Rs. 1,34,900 for the 256GB and 512GB variants, respe...

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  • China's Alibaba Scraps Plan to Create 1M US Jobs
China's Alibaba Scraps Plan to Create 1M US Jobs

Ma had told Trump during a meeting in January 2017 that Alibaba, one of the world's largest and most valuable companies, planned to create a million jobs in the usa within five years by getting American small businesses to sell on its platforms.

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  • Why getting one of the new iPhones might not be worth it
Why getting one of the new iPhones might not be worth it

In terms of CPU performance the world's first at-scale 7nm architecture has paid dividends. The two models comprise the upper half of Apple's iPhone lineup this year with the upcoming iPhone XR being the "entry-level" model. However, the iPhone Xs , which replaced the iPhone X 2017 runs and does the 2660 mAh, whereas in this iPhone X is the ...

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  • Google Home Hub: What is Google’s answer to the MIA Echo Show?
Google Home Hub: What is Google’s answer to the MIA Echo Show?

It's also been gifted a new mic array for better voice detection. "The number of smart speaker models available worldwide has grown significantly over the last 12 months as vendors look to capitalize on the explosive market growth", Strategy Analytics Vice President David Mercer said in a statement .

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  • We just got our first glimpse of Brie Larson as Captain Marvel
We just got our first glimpse of Brie Larson as Captain Marvel

But her existential crisis is just one battle Danvers will have to deal with, as Talos, a Skrull commander, arrives on Earth under the disguise of a S.H.I.E.L.D. 'If you were just going to do a straight adaptation of the comics, her origin story is very similar to Green Lantern. After getting her powers, Danvers leaves Earth to join the Kree Sta...

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  • 8 new Alexa devices planned including a microwave, report says
8 new Alexa devices planned including a microwave, report says

The microwave will put Amazon head-to-head with the General Electric Co., which already offers a smart microwave , itself Alexa-enabled . Having its own home appliances also opens up a new sales channel for Amazon. Earlier this year, Amazon acquired the smart doorbell maker Ring, which also makes devices that are compatible with Alexa . Th...

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  • The new Apple Watch includes an FDA-approved heart monitor
The new Apple Watch includes an FDA-approved heart monitor

By most accounts, the Apple Watch is just too complicated for its own good: it's too clunky and small to perform its more complex functions, and all of that gets in the way of its most basic function, which is supposedly showing you what time it is.

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  • Super Smash Bros Ultimate bundle will hit shelves on November 2nd
Super Smash Bros Ultimate bundle will hit shelves on November 2nd

Shinya Takahashi, General Manager of Nintendo's Entertainment Planning & Development Division, said: 'Luigi's next spooky adventure is in development for Nintendo Switch . During the launch , the company will offer users 20 classic Nintendo titles, including titles like Super Mario Bros. The smartphone app also has connectivity features for c...

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  • Apple introduces iPhone Xs, Xs Max & Xr but Huawei has zero chill
Apple introduces iPhone Xs, Xs Max & Xr but Huawei has zero chill

It will feature a 6.1-inch LCD display with an "edge-to-edge" and "top-to-bottom" screen , thus limiting its bezel size . And, the home button has been done away with on this model too . Apple's iPhone XR is a more intriguing smartphone than the two premium iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max devices. Apple first introduced the new iPhone Xs ...

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  • Nintendo Reveals Important Information About Switch Ahead of Online Service Arrival
Nintendo Reveals Important Information About Switch Ahead of Online Service Arrival

The Nintendo Switch Online service will let subscribers play online multiplayer games such as Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and Splatoon 2 online. You can only get one pair per Nintendo Account. What are your thoughts on the Nintendo Switch Online service? 3, The Legend of Zelda , and Donkey Kong . Will you be signing up for Switch Online once it...

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  • Nintendo is rolling out its Switch Online service next week
Nintendo is rolling out its Switch Online service next week

It should be noted that after installing the update, you will no longer be able to unlink your Nintendo Account from your Switch user account. "Depending on the game, players can engage in online competitive or co-op multiplayer, or take turns controlling the action", Nintendo said earlier this year.

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  • It's the end of the road for Inbox by Gmail
It's the end of the road for Inbox by Gmail

Compared to Gmail , Inbox is something of a dark horse and has often been regarded as a testing ground for features that later make their way into Gmail . Google will remove Gmail Offline from the Chrome Web Store on December 3, 2018. It's a service many of us use every single day. Google has announced that features from Inbox that haven't be...

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  • Apple Watch Series 4 announced with larger displays
Apple Watch Series 4 announced with larger displays

And only a couple of hours ago, the Apple Watch Series 4 became official, making Apple's smartwatch better than ever, just as one would expect. This makes it twice as fast as the Series 3 . The Hermes version of the Apple Watch is carried forward as well with bold new looks and watch faces will change by the passage of time. The digital ...

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  • Apple touts larger iPhones, cheaper models | CMO Strategy
Apple touts larger iPhones, cheaper models | CMO Strategy

Apple on Wednesday announced iOS 12 will be released for iPhone , iPad , and iPod touch users on September 17. The iPhone Xr , a cheaper version also announced on Wednesday, has a starting price of $749. Just like last year's iPhone X model. There's the same A12 Bionic processor and the same 12MP wide-angle camera from its big broth...

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  • Apple Event Highlights: iPhone XS, iPhone XR, and Apple Watch 4
Apple Event Highlights: iPhone XS, iPhone XR, and Apple Watch 4

New Apple iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max and iPhone Xr Global Launch Today: Everything We Know So Far About 2018 Models . For the most part, Apple has stuck to similar color schemes for its yearly iPhone releases. The iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max features updated cameras, which leverage not only the A12 Bionic chip but also the Neural Engine. Colour...

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  • Elon Musk Tokes and Tesla Stock Tumbles
Elon Musk Tokes and Tesla Stock Tumbles

Elon Musk has continued to self-inflict PR disasters one after another, and not only that, but there is a disturbing trend of top talent bailing out on the automaker. In July he shocked investors by announcing on Twitter that he had funding secured to take his vehicle firm Tesla private. Musk also announced a few title changes, including a...

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  • Elon Musk hits massive blunt in live interview
Elon Musk hits massive blunt in live interview

Morton, a former CFO for computer-drive maker Seagate Technology, joined Tesla one day before Musk tweeted that he was considering buying out some investors at $420 a share and taking the company private. At the end of the show, Rogan asked Musk for concluding thoughts. The episode also raised concern about Musk's health. The circumstances su...

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  • America to North Korea: We've spied your hacking spy
America to North Korea: We've spied your hacking spy

The DOJ charged Park Jin Hyok as the mastermind behind the 2014 cyber attack that exposed tons of the studio's internal emails. The United States charged a North Korean computer programmer with some of the most dramatic global hacking cases of recent years, alleging they were carried out on behalf of the regime in Pyongyang.

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  • Apple mulls naming new model ‘iPhone XS MAX’
Apple mulls naming new model ‘iPhone XS MAX’

They take everything that's great about the iPhone X and make it even better, with a faster and more efficient processor, better battery life, and an even bigger OLED display on the 6.5-inch iPhone XS model. While the low-end model could be a great entry point for price-conscious users, the iPhone XS is sure to be the star of the show. Both mod...

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  • Twitter chief says was unprepared for 'weaponised' social media efforts
Twitter chief says was unprepared for 'weaponised' social media efforts

Google rejected requests to send its CEO Sundar Pichai or parent firm Alphabet chief Larry Page, but offered a writted statement from its chief legal officer Kent Walker. Congress has criticized social media companies during the past year as it became clear they were on the front lines during Russia's interference in the 2016 elections and beyo...

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  • Samsung might release foldable screen device within the year
Samsung might release foldable screen device within the year

Samsung purportedly showed off a foldable smartphone in a private meeting with select clients at CES this year. Samsung's DJ Koh said the company would launch a foldable phone this year. The news comes in addition to promises from Samsung to bring more cutting edge features to mid-range handsets, in an attempt to appeal to the millenial de...

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  • IFA 2018: Huawei HiSilicon Kirin 980 processor based on 7nm technology announced
IFA 2018: Huawei HiSilicon Kirin 980 processor based on 7nm technology announced

We won't see the Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro , the latest in the series, until the fourth quarter. We've done a piece about why chipset matters and how it works. The Huawei Mate 20 will be the first smartphone to come with the Kirin 980 SoC. Mali-G76 also features an innovative clock boosting technology that utilizes AI to intelligently identi...

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  • New Pixel 3 leak tells us Google is really serious about selfies
New Pixel 3 leak tells us Google is really serious about selfies

More interestingly, a cheaper Pixel may be in the works, putting the number of new Pixel phones at 3 this year. There have been so much about the Pixel 3 XL that we nearly forgot about its younger sibling, the Pixel 3 . It goes against the industry trend and is a bit of a boast about how powerful that one lens is supposed to be thanks to a...

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  • Apple to reveal next generation iPhone on September 12
Apple to reveal next generation iPhone on September 12

An image that purportedly shows both of Apple's new iPhone models has leaked out. Apple, as always, has remained tight-lipped about its product plans, and it's not clear how the company will pitch so many new models of the iPhone to customers.

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  • Xbox All Access Offers Console And Game Pass For A Subscription
Xbox All Access Offers Console And Game Pass For A Subscription

Both packages include 24 months of Gold and Game Pass , and each payment plan lasts for 24 months with no upfront cost and 0% April. Players can get an Xbox One S or Xbox One X bundle online or from a physical Microsoft store, pay $22 or $35 per month for each set, and setup a Dell Preferred Account financing plan.

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  • Mobile discovers security breach of certain customer information
Mobile discovers security breach of certain customer information

The breach was spotted on 20 August by the firm's cyber-security team, it said, and was plugged the same day. Attackers may have compromised three percent of T-Mobile's 77 million customers on Monday, revealing personal information like addresses, phone numbers, and account numbers.

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  • Huawei faked Nova 3 camera output with a DSLR again
Huawei faked Nova 3 camera output with a DSLR again

In its defense, Huawei told CNET that there is a disclaimer at the end of the video, suggesting the images and content "are for reference only". The company is holding a lucky draw and one lucky customer from every 50 units sold will get an additional cash-back of INR 10,000 in their Amazon account.

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  • Russian hackers targeted anti-Trump conservative think tanks
Russian hackers targeted anti-Trump conservative think tanks

Immediately after discovering the fake websites with malware, Microsoft disabled the domains and pages; however, the company says the sites were not fully completed yet, so they did not affect anyone. Another is similar to the domain used by the Hudson Institute, which hosts prominent discussions on topics including cybersecurity. The Hudson ...

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  • Nvidia's RTX 2080, RTX 2080 Ti Cards Arrive Sept. 20
Nvidia's RTX 2080, RTX 2080 Ti Cards Arrive Sept. 20

The Nvidia GeForce RTX series brings real-time ray tracing, artificial intelligence, and programmable shading together for a new PC gaming experience. For that, you're going to get the Turing GPU with 4352 CUDA cores , and 11GB of GDDR6 on a 352-bit memory bus. The GeForce RTX 2080 Ti and GeForce RTX 2080 are expected to start shipping a...

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  • How to use Gmail's 'Confidential Mode' on smartphones
How to use Gmail's 'Confidential Mode' on smartphones

If Chief Quimby used Gmail , he'd know about the new mobile Confidential Mode with expiring messages and probably have saved himself quite a bit of trouble getting information to Inspector Gadget. That is a very secure way to view an email, and you can definitely send sensitive and confidential material to others. This is critical that they ...

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  • OnePlus 6T to launch with T-Mobile in October, price revealed
OnePlus 6T to launch with T-Mobile in October, price revealed

A new report from CNET , who cited people "familiar with the launch plans" of the OnePlus 6T , declared the hardware will launch in October . Today's report also says that pricing for the OnePlus 6T could be $550, but that that's tentative.

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  • Fortnite Android beta invites: all supported phones and devices
Fortnite Android beta invites: all supported phones and devices

The first thing I did once Fortnite's beta went live for Samsung users yesterday was to look for a some kind of hack so I could play it on my Pixel 2. If your device is eligible, you can sign up on the Fortnite Android beta waiting list with your email. In addition, the method of downloading Fortnite directly from their website appears to p...

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  • Online Nintendo Switch Debuts in September’s Second Half
Online Nintendo Switch Debuts in September’s Second Half

Anyways, now fans can enjoy the online gaming service at their best. Access to the Nintendo Switch smartphone app. Of course, there's always a chance that Nintendo goes on to add the Switch Online disclaimer before the service goes live, but that possibility seems relatively low at this point.

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