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Apple CEO backs privacy laws, warns data being 'weaponized'

Apple CEO backs privacy laws, warns data being 'weaponized'

The comments, given at an European Union privacy conference in Brussels, come months after the bloc implemented strict new data protection rules and as Apple begins to mend a hard relationship wit...

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Italy Fines Apple, Samsung Millions For

Italy Fines Apple, Samsung Millions For "Slowing Phones"

The watchdog also believes that Apple didn't inform customers about the means to keep their devices in top condition, and therefore it inadvertently created an environment in which users were forced...

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Battlefield 5's battle royale mode won't be live until spring 2019

Battlefield 5's battle royale mode won't be live until spring 2019

In this chapter, multiplayer will receive the Panzerstorm map, focusing on tank battles in Belgium. Trial by Fire is the third chapter of Tides of War. Trial by Fire also includes a new Greece ma...

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Nissan Maxima teases tech and style upgrade

Nissan Maxima teases tech and style upgrade

Nissan's teaser photo revealed the full front fascia design ahead of the debut. The Maxima's changes aren't as major; this mid-cycle refresh mainly consists of new styling and some new technology fe...

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As Fallout 76 beta begins, Bethesda has a message for fans

As Fallout 76 beta begins, Bethesda has a message for fans

The Fallout 76 beta runs from 7 PM Eastern to 11 PM Eastern today, but keep in mind that the beta is exclusive to Xbox One for the time being. "'Will people want this from Fallout? ". "We know ...

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Updated Audi R8 sharpens its styling and reflexes, adds power

Updated Audi R8 sharpens its styling and reflexes, adds power

In back, a mesh grille spans the entire rear fascia, above a deeper diffuser and two enormous oval tailpipes set into recessed pockets at the corners. In addition, Audi Sport has separated the profile...

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What You Need To Know About Facebook's New-Look Messenger

What You Need To Know About Facebook's New-Look Messenger

With 200,000 developers on the Messenger platform (and fewer qualms about user privacy than WhatsApp), Facebook is adding more sophisticated features that brands can use to connect with customers. U...

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Google fix for Pixel 3 disappearing photos bug coming soon

Google fix for Pixel 3 disappearing photos bug coming soon

We reached out to Google PR and were told that the Pixel 3 would charge at 10W on the Pixel Stand due to a "secure handshake" being established, but that third-party chargers would indeed be limit...

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Google Brings Privacy Controls a Little Closer to Search

Google Brings Privacy Controls a Little Closer to Search

With a company as far-reaching as Google, concerns about user data are naturally always at the forefront (or at least they should be). Before now, users that wished to review or manage the data Goog...

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HP's Spectre x360 convertible laptops now come with a camera kill switch

HP's Spectre x360 convertible laptops now come with a camera kill switch

It can pack up to 16GB of DDR4 RAM . The 14-inch EliteBook x360 1040 G5 (below) is billed as the first pro convertible with gigabit-grade LTE, and offers size-appropriate power including quad-core ...

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Pokemon Reveals Meltan's Massive Evolution

Pokemon Reveals Meltan's Massive Evolution

In ancient times, this Pokémon was worshiped for its power to create metal. You know Meltan, the weird little hex-headed mythical Pokemon that started showing up in Pokemon GO last month ? Acco...

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Fortnite's Halloween event is live, cube monsters added

Fortnite's Halloween event is live, cube monsters added

The announcement doesn't state when the switch will occur, just that the studio won't rush these new game features out the door. "Downtime for v6.20 begins tomorrow, October 24 at 4 AM ET (0800 GMT)...

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Huawei is working on a 5G enabled foldable device, confirms the CEO

Huawei is working on a 5G enabled foldable device, confirms the CEO

So it might surprise some that neither model will be available in the USA. A Huawei spokesman who talked to Business Insider earlier today made it all quite clear: "We are not planning to sell t...

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Red Dead Redemption 2 Official Companion App Out This Friday

In a new blog post , Rockstar revealed that the companion app will let players put the mini-map on their phones or tablets instead of having on your HUD within the game. This will in turn render th...

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Google News bug chews up massive amounts of data in the background

Google News bug chews up massive amounts of data in the background

Google disputed the methodology used by the Oxford researchers . According to one user, the app used over 7GB of data overnight, while another saw Google News suck up the staggering 19 GB, forcing t...

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Qualcomm announces mid-range Snapdragon 675 with triple camera support

Qualcomm announces mid-range Snapdragon 675 with triple camera support

Capture: For the first time, Snapdragon 675 supports a triple camera configuration in the front or back. Following the unveiling of Qualcomm's latest Snapdargan 675, Xiaomi has announced ...

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Qualcomm is expecting at least two 5G flagship smartphones in 2019

Qualcomm is expecting at least two 5G flagship smartphones in 2019

One of these two 5G smartphones could be launched by OnePlus. Pei - which said OnePlus has been developing 5G devices since "as early as late 2016" - didn't name the device, but assuming the firm st...

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You need Bitcoin to buy HTC's first blockchain phone

You need Bitcoin to buy HTC's first blockchain phone

The Exodus 1 is HTC's blockchain phone that was in development a couple of months ago. The "secure enclave" - as HTC calls it - is protected from the rest of the phone and its Android OS. Users ...

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Samsung's new Odyssey+ VR headset battles the screen-door effect

Samsung's new Odyssey+ VR headset battles the screen-door effect

In regular VR headset displays, the fine lines separating pixels will become visible disrupting immersive experience and the Screen Door Effect may even lead to dizziness or nausea over time. The Odys...

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OnePlus 6T Ultimate Limited Edition Teased, Might Offer 512GB of Internal Storage

While the company has a history of launching special edition devices, there is no official confirmation about the special edition OnePlus 6T. But the Chinese smartphone maker wants to up the game in...

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Red Dead Redemption 2 Might Release in 2019 on PC

Red Dead Redemption 2 Might Release in 2019 on PC

Learn when the preload unlocks and how to preload Red Dead Redemption 2 in preparation for its release. That said, though, MediaMarkt representatives went on further to state that the company does...

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Nokia 8.1 Spotted On Geekbench Before Launch

Nokia 8.1 Spotted On Geekbench Before Launch

For reference, the Nokia 7 .1 plus has a 6.18 inch IPS LCD touchscreen with a pixel density of 408 ppi. The appearance of the device on a platform like Geekbench , however, is usually a sign that th...

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Apple expected to unveil new iPad, Macs on October 30

Apple expected to unveil new iPad, Macs on October 30

There have been growing rumours that Apple will also launch an updated version of the Apple Pencil, aka the Apple Pencil 2. The invites, which were emailed to reporters Thursday morning, featured ar...

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World's thinnest phone, makes the world's safest phone?

World's thinnest phone, makes the world's safest phone?

With comically-large notched displays becoming the norm in the mobile industry, compact smartphones have become a rarity these days, and that's why seeing Kyocera's KY-O1L fills the heart with joy. ...

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Wealthy will create ‘superhuman race’: Stephen Hawking essays reveal dark prediction

Wealthy will create ‘superhuman race’: Stephen Hawking essays reveal dark prediction

Speaking at the Web Summit in Lisbon in November past year, the famous physicist said the scary reality is we just don't know yet whether AI is good or disastrous for the world. He cited the election ...

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Spotify premium users get better navigation, personalised search and endless Artist Radio

Spotify premium users get better navigation, personalised search and endless Artist Radio

Once you click into the search field, you'll get the familiar list of "recent searches", so you can quickly find that artist or track you previously looked up. Also new are revamped Artist Radios. E...

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Samsung buys network data specialists Zhilabs in 5G push

Samsung buys network data specialists Zhilabs in 5G push

Zhilabs, fully owned by Samsung, will operate independently under its own management led by Joan Raventós, CEO. Going forward, it's not looking like the overcrowded global smartphone market will bou...

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Bayern President Criticizes Disrespectful Germany Reporting

Bayern President Criticizes Disrespectful Germany Reporting

German champion Bayern Munich has hit out against the media for what they call "derogatory, slanderous reporting" of the club's recent struggles - and even threatened to take legal action if necess...

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Black Ops 4: How to Unlock Shadowman in Blackout

Black Ops 4: How to Unlock Shadowman in Blackout

The outcry from the community on both Twitter and Reddit was swift and furious as many Xbox and PC players were unhappy with the idea of getting to experience the event for less time than PS4 players....

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Huawei Mate series with world’s first 7nm AI chip launched

Huawei Mate series with world’s first 7nm AI chip launched

The Mate 20 Pro also powered by the same Kirin 980 SoC coupled with 6GB RAM . There are 16-megapixel ultra wide angle camera with f/2.2 aperture and 17 mm lens, 12-megapixel wide angle camera ...

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IPhone XR India Pre-Orders Begin, Sales Start From October 26

IPhone XR India Pre-Orders Begin, Sales Start From October 26

Apple has marketed the iPhone Xr as the "more affordable" iPhone for 2018. While everyone is talking about how great and expensive the new iPhone XS and XS Max are, the silent spectator of it...

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Sprint sells Pinsight Media to InMobi, inks new advertising partnership

Sprint, which is a major USA wireless carrier, had founded Pinsight Media in 2012 with an aim to help companies in uncovering huge customer base through its targeted mobile ads. Pinsight will contin...

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Essential drops 30 percent of employees, mostly from hardware and sales

Essential drops 30 percent of employees, mostly from hardware and sales

Essential had a tough time when it debuted its first smartphone previous year, struggling to gain a foothold in an already oversaturated market. Essential just terminated about a third of its sta...

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Alexa Has a New Whisper Mode, Here’s How to Use It

Alexa Has a New Whisper Mode, Here’s How to Use It

Once you have it up and running, Alexa will automatically whisper responses back to you, depending on if you're whispering or not. Whisper Mode isn't enabled by default on Alexa - the feature is onl...

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Blizzard heavily hints that you shouldn’t expect Diablo 4 at BlizzCon 2018

Blizzard heavily hints that you shouldn’t expect Diablo 4 at BlizzCon 2018

It's not specific about anything that'll be at the show, but it does suggest that you should keep your expectations modest for new announcements next month. The GameStop listing provides a detailed ...

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