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Industry The Surface Go Is Microsoft’s Next Big Thing
Author: 0 The Surface Go Is Microsoft’s Next Big Thing

The device has been talked about for months and the latest report suggests that the new Surface will be released by Microsoft this Friday. However, the Intel Pentium Gold Processor 4415Y (which sits just below Core M) should give you plenty of pep for surfing the web, reviewing and marking up documents and checking email.

Industry Samsung opens the world's biggest smartphone facility in India
Author: 0 Samsung opens the world's biggest smartphone facility in India

As a result of the latest investment in the Noida factory, the production capacity of smartphones is expected to rise to 12 million units a month from the existing 5 million. During the visit, Moon will also meet President Ram Nath Kovind, who will host a banquet in his honour. During their visit, the two leaders listened to a few of Mahatma Gandhi's favourite bhajans sung by classical singer Vidya Shah.The South Korean President is on a three-day visit to India, having arrived in New ...

Industry Google reportedly in talks to incorporate Duplex into call center industry
Author: 0 Google reportedly in talks to incorporate Duplex into call center industry

Google has issued a statement that says Duplex AI is completely focused on consumer uses right now and it has no enterprise deployment testing underway. The primary use case mentioned in today's report is call centers, specifically the booming cloud-based market where Duplex's uncanny naturalness might serve as an advantage.

Industry Apple remembers colors exist in time for its 2018 iPhone lineup
Author: 0 Apple remembers colors exist in time for its 2018 iPhone lineup

In a bit of a twist, Kuo didn't mention green or purple, but the analyst said nearly every other colour could show up on 2018 iPhones , with the upcoming 6.1-inch iPhone X successor available in "grey, white, blue, red and orange", while the larger 6.5-inch version may come in black, white and gold.

Industry 16-lens camera maker Light developing 9-lens smartphone
Author: 0 16-lens camera maker Light developing 9-lens smartphone

The lenses, all together, manage to capture 64-megapixel shots and work remarkably well in low-light as well as high-speed conditions. As insane as it sounds, Light, the company behind the L16 camera with 16 lenses on one side (see the video at the bottom of this article), is said to be working on a handset.

Industry Someone recreated Mario Kart in Fortnite Playground
Author: 0 Someone recreated Mario Kart in Fortnite Playground

The track is very similar to the ones that would normally be found in a Mario Kart game, except instead of cars, they used Shopping Carts, and instead of Mario characters, they used classic Fortnite skins. "Matchmaker tries its best, but eventually ends up like Lucy at the candy factory". "The team will keep chugging around the clock and into the weekend, and we will make this thing work as soon as we can".

Industry Shenmue I & II HD remaster release date set for August
Author: 0 Shenmue I & II HD remaster release date set for August

The original Shenmue was first released in 2000 (1999 in Japan) and has only ever been available on Sega's Dreamcast console. The physical version of Shenmue I & II will feature a double-sided poster and reversible cover, while the digital edition can be pre-ordered for a 10% discount.

Industry Samsung Galaxy Note9 launch teased for 9th August
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy Note9 launch teased for 9th August

The Galaxy On6 that costs Rs. 14,490 will be available for purchase exclusively through online platforms such as Flipkart and Samsung Online Shop beginning from July 5. As early as October previous year, we said the phone may implement the under-display optical fingerprint sensor and had the same speculation a few months later.

Industry Google allows developers to access user emails
Author: 0 Google allows developers to access user emails

Some companies may request access to "read, send, delete, and manage your email" which gives them full access to emails on Gmail . But the Journal found that Google "continues to let hundreds of outside software developers scan the inboxes of millions of Gmail users who signed up for email-based services offering shopping price comparisons, automated travel-itinerary planners or other tools".

Author: 0 Samsung phones sent photos to random contacts, users say

Some Samsung users are complaining that their smartphones randomly sent photos and scheduled texts to contacts. The problem was first reported by Gizmodo , and users have pointed out how their Samsung phone sent all photos from the phone's gallery to other users.

Industry Facebook reveals bug that unblocked users
Author: 0 Facebook reveals bug that unblocked users

However, the previously blocked person could add as a friend or even contact on Messenger. "We know that the ability to block someone is important - and we'd like to apologise". Blocking also automatically unfriends them if the users were previously friends. Egan acknowledged how serious the bug was, especially for users who blocked possibly invasive people.

Industry The first Android P release candidate is now available
Author: 0 The first Android P release candidate is now available

As Google says, the goal of the beta is really to allow developers to get their apps ready or the new features, while having the added benefit of a massive network of testers to help the firm stamp out flaws ahead of the public release. It looks like Google will only roll out this feature with the final build of Android. The next major version of Android, Android 9.0, is slated to arrive sometime in Q3 2018.

Industry The red OnePlus 6 you’ve been waiting for is finally here
Author: 0 The red OnePlus 6 you’ve been waiting for is finally here

It will be sold via Amazon India and OnePlus online store. Prior to the launch of the OnePlus 6 earlier this year, rumors for the device's build materials considered a wide range of possibilities. The OnePlus 6 Red also has a glossy look to it that Lau attributes to the inclusion of an evaporated layer of brightening film in the design process to keep a bright coating.

Industry Panos Panay fingers LG Display as screen supplier for the Surface Phone
Author: 0 Panos Panay fingers LG Display as screen supplier for the Surface Phone

As we told you earlier today, a leaked internal Microsoft document indicates that the Andromeda project is indeed a pocketable Surface device that will be "new and disruptive". "It will blur the lines between mobile and stationary computing ", the document adds. There have been rumors of a Surface Phone in the past but that has yet to be revealed, assuming that it is still in the works.

Industry Comcast says fiber cut causes nationwide service outage for businesses, customers
Author: 0 Comcast says fiber cut causes nationwide service outage for businesses, customers

Comcast says the company is working hard to resolve the problem. As far as we can tell, the cut fiber line primarily affects those with Comcast or Xfinity services. UPDATE: June 29, 2018 , 2:03 p.m. PDT: According to CNBC , Comcast officials claim "services are now being restored". According to CNET , two lines were actually severed: one between Chicago and NY and the other between Ashburn, Virginia, and SC.

Industry Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign prototype marks 50 years of GT-R
Author: 0 Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign prototype marks 50 years of GT-R

Among the changes: new turbochargers from the GT-R GT3 race auto, larger intercoolers, tougher engine internals, stronger axles and a tougher dual-clutch transmission. We'd say the rear view is really where the GT-R50 separates itself from the common GT-R, the lustrous "liquid kinetic gray" bodywork of the flanks and roof working as a sort of shell encompassing the even more lustrous "energetic sigma gold" bodywork around the tiny windshield and re-sculpted rear fascia.

Industry Samsung to launch Galaxy Note 9 in August
Author: 0 Samsung to launch Galaxy Note 9 in August

Samsung says the technology gives a smartphone camera up to 15% better more sensitivity to light. A date that has finally become official , after Samsung's announcement. It is also said to sport a dual-camera on the rear and iris scanning for security. Both the front and rear cameras feature an LED flash. There is 64GB of inbuilt storage , expandable via microSD card (up to 256GB).

Author: 0 The OnePlus 7 Might Come With 5G support

If OnePlus can strike a deal to get on one, say AT&T or Verizon, things would be looking pretty good. OnePlus is joining the list of manufacturers who are planning to release 5G-compatible smartphones next year. The firm is apparently working with USA carriers and Qualcomm to make its first 5G phone, which will come out at around the same time as 5G being available for the first time in the United States.

Industry Google invests $22 mn in feature phone OS,'KaiOS'
Author: 0 Google invests $22 mn in feature phone OS,'KaiOS'

KaiOS enables smartphone-like features and native apps into low-priced feature phones . KaiOS works with manufacturers such as TCL (Alcatel, BlackBerry), HMD Global ( Nokia ) and Micromax and has partnerships with carriers such as Reliance Jio , Sprint , AT&T and T-Mobile.

Industry Alleged Google Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL Factory Renders Leaked
Author: 0 Alleged Google Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL Factory Renders Leaked

There is a single camera setup at the back, a fingerprint sensor located back centre, and a Google logo at the rear as well. Sources have indicated that the Google Pixel 3 XL may have a notched OLED display made by LG . Despite all the improvements and radical design changes Google Pixel 3 may end up disappointing many. The two phones look similar from the back.

Industry When is the Fortnite Playground LTM coming back?
Author: 0 When is the Fortnite Playground LTM coming back?

Hopefully Epic has some more encouraging news to share later on in the day, because there have been a string of updates so far that don't say anything more than "we're still working on resolving these issues". Epic Games has finally acknowledged the launching of a missile with an in-game message. On Friday, Epic posted a tweet saying the mode was still being tested, and that they would be releasing it "as soon as possible".

Industry Bentley Bentayga sets SUV record at Pikes Peak
Author: 0 Bentley Bentayga sets SUV record at Pikes Peak

To celebrate the occasion, Bentley will release a limited-edition version of its first production SUV . Only minimal changes were made to a standard production Bentayga in order to comply with the rules. Created and handcrafted by Mulliner - Bentley's in-house bespoke and coachbuilding division - the Pikes Peak Bentayga is an homage to the achievements of the Bentayga W12 on the mountain.

Industry Nokia Phones to get face unlock in the coming months
Author: 0 Nokia Phones to get face unlock in the coming months

Last month, HMD Global has recently launched the Nokia 2.1, Nokia 3 .1, and Nokia 5 .1 smartphones at an event held in Russian Federation. As for software, the Nokia 3 .1 is an Android One device. It boasts a MediaTek MT6750 processor coupled with either 2GB or 3GB of RAM and either 16GB or 32GB of storage, though the USA version seems limited to the 2GB RAM/16GB storage variant.

Industry Supreme Court decision small victory for bricks and mortar retailers in Hawaii
Author: 0 Supreme Court decision small victory for bricks and mortar retailers in Hawaii

The decision will also be applauded by "brick-and-mortar" retailers, who have long argued that existing sales tax rules have given online vendors an unfair and significant competitive advantage in the marketplace. South Dakota's Department of Revenue is working to implement the remote seller taxation law (online sales tax) now that the U.S. Supreme Court rules states can collect that revenue.

Industry Aston Martin reveals DBS Superleggera as Vanquish replacement
Author: 0 Aston Martin reveals DBS Superleggera as Vanquish replacement

It continues to use Aston Martin's curlicue (the area behind the front wheels) and Aeroblade aerodynamic profiles. The car's aluminium and carbonfibre body is a further evolution of what Aston's design team, led by Marek Reichman, have learnt since starting the DB11 project and reinventing Aston Martin's design aesthetic.

Industry Now Surf Web Without Internet - See, How it Works!
Author: 0 Now Surf Web Without Internet - See, How it Works!

If users are signed into Chrome, they will get articles that are "relevant" to them based on their browsing history. Boss added that users can access the download content even without Internet connectivity. If you select the three dots located on the top right-hand side, you will view the option captioned Downloads. The official Google India Blog claims that the browser will download only relevant news based on what is popular in your region.

Industry Details New Qualcomm Snapdragon 1000-SoC for Windows 10
Author: 0 Details New Qualcomm Snapdragon 1000-SoC for Windows 10

The Snapdragon 1000 is expected to be comparable to a 15W Intel U-series Core i5, but using 20 per cent less power - a 6.5 watt draw for the CPU itself and around 12 watts for the entire system-on-a-chip ( SoC ). It will support Gigabit WLAN, a new socketed chip design, and new power management techniques. What if we told you that the Google Pixelbook, which now runs Chrome OS, might also run Windows 10 down the road? The Snapdragon 1000 chip is being constructed from the start with ...

Industry Favourable U.S. tax ruling gives limited boost to big-box retailers
Author: 0 Favourable U.S. tax ruling gives limited boost to big-box retailers

Rob Karr, president and CEO of the Illinois Retail Merchants Association, praised the decision , saying it "levels the playing field for bricks-and-mortar stores". However, nothing will actually change until states (or the federal government) enact new regulations to force the collection of sales tax. In subsequent years, the state could bring in between $5 million and $15 million from online sales tax revenue .

Industry 'Permit Patty' allegedly calls cops on girl selling water
Author: 0 'Permit Patty' allegedly calls cops on girl selling water

Erin Austin , the mother of 8-year-old girl, Jordan Rodgers, said her daughter was selling bottles of water in front of their San Francisco home in an attempt to raise money because Austin recently lost her job and Jordan wanted to get enough money to pay for a trip to Disneyland , according to NBC .

Industry Apple iOS 12 public beta: How to install, top features, and more
Author: 0 Apple iOS 12 public beta: How to install, top features, and more

Do note iOS 12 public beta 1 is the same version as iOS 12 beta 2 for developers. It's a good way to fix as many bugs as possible and gather data from a large group of users. The final iOS 12 comes out this September, so we're going to have plenty of beta testing until then. Here's a quick rundown of what's new in iOS 12.

Industry Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 with LTE, AI Face Unlock launched
Author: 0 Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 with LTE, AI Face Unlock launched

Price starts at CNY 999 ($153) for the Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage . Xiaomi's new Mi Pad 4 isn't exactly an upgrade over its predecessor when it comes to imaging. However, Xiaomi recently started rolling out the MIUI 9.5 update for the tablet in China. The Mi Pad 4's release comes at a tough time for tablets, whose shipments have declined for 14 straight quarters, according to figures from IDC.

Industry Apple has 'higher-end' AirPods slated for 2019
Author: 0 Apple has 'higher-end' AirPods slated for 2019

As for the new over-ear headphones , production is yet to start but they are meant to be comparable to "pricey models from Bose Corp. and Sennheiser ". Additionally, Apple will also launch a wireless charging case for the AirPods that will allow them to be charged by the AirPower charging mat. And continuing its push into audio, Apple is also continuing to work on a paid of "studio quality" over-ear headphones that will be released under the Apple brand rather than Beats .

Industry Supreme Court's E-Commerce Ruling Could Help Amazon
Author: 0 Supreme Court's E-Commerce Ruling Could Help Amazon

The order from the Supreme Court strikes down previous rules that said states could not collect sales tax from a business if that business did not have a physical presence in the state. Other states would have to revise their tax laws. The department said it would provide guidance to retailers within 30 days. Writing the majority opinion, Gorsuch and Kennedy agreed that this particular exemption created a "judicially created tax shelter".

Industry Twitter Temporarily Bans White House Advisor Stephen Miller Phone Sharers
Author: 0 Twitter Temporarily Bans White House Advisor Stephen Miller Phone Sharers

What triggered the latest controversy surrounding the microblogging site is a story titled "Here's Stephen Miller's Cell Phone Number, If You Need It" published by Gizmodo Media Group-owned news and opinion site Splinter . Users who shared Miller's number were forced to delete the tweet and had their accounts locked out for several hours. Miller didn't respond and scurried away, the witness said .

Industry New ‘Minecraft’ Switch/Xbox One Trailer Flaunts Cross-Play Fun
Author: 0 New ‘Minecraft’ Switch/Xbox One Trailer Flaunts Cross-Play Fun

Fortnite is apparently getting its own PS4 bundle, if a Facebook post from PlayStation Italy is any indication. Highlighting the fact that Nintendo Switch and Xbox can play nice together gives the impression of a wider, more flexible ecosystem than that of Sony's PlayStation, which has been in the press multiple times for refusing to allow cross-platform play.

Industry IN officials react to Supreme Court's online sales tax decision
Author: 0 IN officials react to Supreme Court's online sales tax decision

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 Thursday states can order online retailers to pay sales taxes . Amazon collects sales tax from customers in the 45 states that have a sales tax . "Big Supreme Court win on internet sales tax - about time!" Sellers who use eBay and Etsy, which provide platforms for smaller sellers, also aren't required to collect sales tax nationwide.

Industry Apple to fix 'sticky' keyboard problems for free
Author: 0 Apple to fix 'sticky' keyboard problems for free

I was able to get it fixed for free because I had purchased AppleCare; the repairs could have otherwise cost me more than $700, based on the receipts given to me by Apple with the fix. At that time, the company claimed that this was more accurate and precise than other keyboards. The company faced a huge backlash from the users for slowing down the old iPhones and now the company has been blamed for the faulty keyboard.