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Uber has suspended a driver after he secretly live-streamed passengers

Uber has suspended a driver after he secretly live-streamed passengers Gargac said he's trying to "capture the natural interactions between myself and the passengers". The newspaper reviewed hours of Gargac's footage. Gargac did have a small sign on a window that stated the vehicle was equipped with recording devices and that "consent" was given when entering the auto, but most passengers did not notice it and he never informed them about the streams. [Full Article...]

Trump slams EU over $5b fine on Google

Trump slams EU over $5b fine on Google Reacting to the European Union ruling, Google's CEO Sundar Pichai in a lengthy blog post said that "the decision rejects the business model that supports Android, which has created more choice for everyone, not less". Google engineers are working on a new operating system, an operating system that can for the company replace everything else that is out there, including Chrome OS and Andro... [Full Article...]

Google's Loon balloons will take to Kenyan skies next year

Google's Loon balloons will take to Kenyan skies next year The project will provide internet signals across a massive area, using solar panels on board to generate power. This'll be the project's first deal in Africa, Reuters reports , and it'll see Loon working with Telkom Kenya to get high-speed internet to the East African country's rural and suburban populations. [Full Article...]

Fortnite celebrates its first birthday with rewards for players

Fortnite celebrates its first birthday with rewards for players Make room, Marvel and Star Wars and many more. According to a report from Superdata the insanely popular Battle Royale game has raked in over $1 billion in in-game purchases for Epic Games , despite being on sale for less than a year. Most importantly, however, is the promise that this Fortnite merch lineup will be released worldwide, so you won't have to go hunting for Target exclusives on... [Full Article...]

Mi Max 3: "A larger 6.9" phablet with a huge 5500mAh battery

Mi Max 3: The battery on the phone is of 5500mAh capacity and comes with support for Qualcomm Quick Charge 3 .0 fast charging, along with parallel charging. Connectivity options on the Mi Max 3 include 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, dual-SIM 4G VoLTE support , GPOS/A-GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, a type-C USB port and a 3.5mm headphone jack. [Full Article...]

Samsung's Foldable Phone Coming Early Next Year

Samsung's Foldable Phone Coming Early Next Year Apple has opted to remove the fingerprint reader from its iPhones - this year it's expected to release three new iPhones , each without a fingerprint sensor, and users typically use Apple's proprietary Face ID camera instead to log in. It is worth pointing out here that the formal invitation of the next "Unpacked" event already showed the Gold-coloured S Pen. In terms of cameras, the Galaxy Ta... [Full Article...]

Treyarch Reveals Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’s Beta Dates and Times

Treyarch Reveals Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’s Beta Dates and Times For the Private Multiplayer Beta , players will begin fighting through six maps - two of which will make their first public appearance. The dates for the Blackout beta in September will be announced later. We'll get a better idea of Treyarch's plans when the Black Ops 4 betas arrive. Treyarch announced today that betas for each of them will be coming in the next two months. [Full Article...]

MacBook Pro Brings True Tone to Apple Thunderbolt, LG UltraFine Displays

MacBook Pro Brings True Tone to Apple Thunderbolt, LG UltraFine Displays Its likely that the stock availability of the 13-inch, as well as the 15-inch MacBook Pro, will expand over the next week as Apple ships out more stock of the laptop. They've got upgraded processors, true tone displays and a QUIETER keyboard. Although this is just an opinion, iFixit has backed up its claim with an Apple patent , that shows the exact same design, even being labeled that the me... [Full Article...]

Apple unveils new Macbook Pro with great specs/ features and BIG price

Apple unveils new Macbook Pro with great specs/ features and BIG price That seems to be the case with the new range of MacBook Pros it just announced just yesterday. Also new are quieter keyboards and True Tone technology for the Retina displays . The Leather Sleeve was an exclusive accessory to the 12-inch MacBook but now Apple is expanding it to the MacBook Pro lineup. As for the Core i7 options, Apple is offering two of those - one that runs on at 2... [Full Article...]

Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh: A look into his finances

Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh: A look into his finances Some conservatives have expressed concerns about Kavanaugh, questioning his commitment to social issues like abortion and noting his time serving under President George W. GOP leaders, with a slim majority in the Senate, are anxious to have Kavanaugh in place for the start of the court's session in October - and before the November congressional elections. [Full Article...]

Apple refreshes its Macbook Pro laptops with 8th gen Intel CPUs

Apple refreshes its Macbook Pro laptops with 8th gen Intel CPUs Apple's updated MacBook Pros haven't been released into the world all on their lonesome. All of the newest MacBook Pros exclusively feature Thunderbolt 3 ports, which some will appreciate but all will scowl at when they're forced to buy multiple dongles to connect legacy accessories. [Full Article...]

Fortnite Season 5 arrives with desert, rifts and new vehicle

Fortnite Season 5 arrives with desert, rifts and new vehicle A drought has hit the area and now it looks like a desert. Today, Season 5 launches and Epic Games has given us our first official information on what to expect. Progressive challenges are now completed by acquiring a fixed amount of XP and is no longer dependant on your season level. And this time next week we'll be sure to update you on the location of the Week 2 hidden battle star the... [Full Article...]

Microsoft Surface Go: a rival to Apple’s iPad?

Microsoft Surface Go: a rival to Apple’s iPad? The Surface Go doesn't feature radical changes from a design perspective at all. The new tablet weighs 1.15 pounds, far lighter than existing Surface products. The Microsoft Surface Go has a 10.0-inch IPS LCD display with a 3:2 aspect ratio. Surface Go 10-inch display with a resolution of 1800х1200 pixels. [Full Article...]

Wimbledon won’t budge on FIFA World Cup 2018 final clash

Wimbledon won’t budge on FIFA World Cup 2018 final clash The concession will enable Wimbledon-going soccer fans to stream the remaining World Cup matches or check on their progress while watching matches, whether via headphones or silenced. He also told BBC Sport that Wimbledon's big TV screen on "Henman Hill" was reserved for tennis. England play Croatia in the World Cup semi-finals on Wednesday after the victor of France and Belgium has been decid... [Full Article...]

Netflix Introduces ‘Smart Downloads’; Debuting on iOS Later This Year

Netflix Introduces ‘Smart Downloads’; Debuting on iOS Later This Year If you've gotten used to Netflix's download capability since that feature was rolled out in 2016, this is going to be good news. Smart Downloads is rolling out now for Android users, and will be available soon for those with an iOS powered device. [Full Article...]

IHOb no more: IHOP announces 60-cent short stacks

IHOb no more: IHOP announces 60-cent short stacks When the restaurant chain announced 60 cent short stacks, they also fessed up to faking their IHOb name change . After speculation and a futile guessing game, IHOP announced that the name change signaled a new focus on burgers . Pancakes and burgers coexist in harmony. "Except for that time we faked it to promote our new burgers ". That's what all that was about? IHOP spokeswoman St... [Full Article...]

PM Modi to inaugurate world's largest mobile factory in Noida today

PM Modi to inaugurate world's largest mobile factory in Noida today Not China or South Korea - and certainly not the U.S. - the tag of housing the world's largest mobile factory has straight away put Noida on top of the world manufacturing map when it comes to consumer electronics . The launch of BHIM app in other countries and RuPay cards will help in Indian empowerment as well as boost Make in India project", Modi added. Samsung said last year it will spe... [Full Article...]

Samsung expected to see smallest profits yet

Samsung expected to see smallest profits yet Recent reports have said the Galaxy S10 might come in three different sizes, with the largest one possibly sporting a triple camera setup at the back . That honor went to the cheaper iPhone 8, which according to new data from Counterpoint Research , beat its $1000 cousin and the Galaxy S9 Plus to become the world's best-selling smartphone during the month. [Full Article...]

Upcoming iPhones may have 5 new color versions

Upcoming iPhones may have 5 new color versions If true, it would be the first expansion of color options since the iPhone 5C launched in 2013. And if you ask me, based on the mock created by 9to5Mac (shown above), the iPhone's new paint jobs would look pretty good. "With competitive pricing and the new attractive colors, Kuo is raising his predictions for iPhone sales", the report notes. In order to get the LCD handset to that price ... [Full Article...]

Shenmue I&II HD August 21, 2018 Release Confirmed With

Shenmue I&II HD August 21, 2018 Release Confirmed With The Microsoft Store has listed Shenmue I & II for an August 21 release. SEGA has not confirmed - nor denied - yet this release date! If it were December 31st 2018 there would be more reason to be sceptical, but this looks suspiciously legit. [Full Article...]


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