Thursday August 22-nd, 2019

Sprint files lawsuit against AT&T over its misleading 5G Evolution logo Sprint files lawsuit against AT&T over its misleading 5G Evolution logo

Similarly, Verizon launched non-standard fixed 5G service in four neighborhoods in California. As it stands, Sprint's the only carrier taking legal action against AT&T for it's fake 5G network. Sprint commissioned a survey and found that 54 ...

Google announces additional ways to keep your data secure Google announces additional ways to keep your data secure

Password Checkup is Google's new Chrome extension that detects if a username and password on a site have been compromised. Wherever you sign-in, if you enter a username and password that is no longer safe due to appearing in a data breach kn...

Google's Adiantum brings fast encryption to cheap smartphones Google's Adiantum brings fast encryption to cheap smartphones

If you're wondering where Google got the name for its new form of encryption, it's revealed in a more detailed post on the company's security blog. Most new Android devices have hardware support for AES via the ARMv8 Cryptography Extensions.

Google eliminates more spam from Gmail with TensorFlow Google eliminates more spam from Gmail with TensorFlow

Gmail has announced that it is now able to detect 100 million more spam emails every day. Though it is important to point out that rule-based filters can can block the most obvious spam , machine learning looks for new patterns spammers maybe us...

HP's 'Copper' high-res VR headset is sharper than HTC Vive Pro

The folks at Road at VR got an early look at the device, codenamed Copper. Copper's clarity will beat all the current Windows Mixed Reality headsets in the market, thanks to 2,160 × 2,160 (per eye) resolution displays. The headset has been crea...

Apple Releases Fix for Group FaceTime Snooping Bug in iOS and macOS Apple Releases Fix for Group FaceTime Snooping Bug in iOS and macOS

Apple was quick to disable the Group FaceTime issue within hours after it was widely publicised. With that bug, a person could spy on you using FaceTime, even if you didn't answer the call. Apple plans to contribute to his college fund and will...

Global Cognitive/Artificial Intelligence Systems Market Insights 2019-2025: IBM, Microsoft, Google Global Cognitive/Artificial Intelligence Systems Market Insights 2019-2025: IBM, Microsoft, Google

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is fast evolving as the go-to technology for companies across the world to personalise experience for individuals. The research report provides analysis and information according to categories such as market segments, ...

Google's high-speed internet pulling out of Louisville

To fix the issue, they would have to rebuild the entire fiber network in Louisville and that's "just not the right business decision". Google's reason for pulling out of Louisville has to do with the method used to lay down the fiber. "Competition is...

LG G8 ThinQ to come with 3D selfie camera for face unlock LG G8 ThinQ to come with 3D selfie camera for face unlock

The Infineon REAL3 image sensor chip will play a big role where it promises to deliver a new level of front camera capability in a smartphone . Leaked LG G8 renders (Credit: OnLeaks/91Mobiles) This isn't the first hint LG's offered about what it's...

Wells Fargo online banking down across the country Wells Fargo online banking down across the country

Wells Fargo said that smoke was detected following routine maintenance. The issue started to become apparent in the early hours before spiking at around 8 a.m. Customers of San Francisco-based Wells Fargo bank are experiencing outages in online b...

Moto G7 costs less than $300, packs modern features and powerful hardware Moto G7 costs less than $300, packs modern features and powerful hardware

None of these devices have wireless charging or NFC though, so that's a bummer. The Moto G7 Play , G7 Power, and G7 sell for $199, $249, and $299, respectively, offering reliable mid-range devices that have matured with updated designs, bigger batte...

Microsoft Adds Background Blur to Skype Video Calls Microsoft Adds Background Blur to Skype Video Calls

Microsoft said the AI is specifically trained to detect things like hands, arms and hair to keep them sharp while blurring everything else. No word yet on whether or not Microsoft is planning to bring the feature to mobile versions of Skype althoug...

Sony trademarks Sony trademarks "CinemaWide" for its Xperia XZ4 flagship

After unveiling the mid-range Xperia XA2 and XA2 Ultra at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Sony was widely expected to bring the refined and upgraded Xperia XA3 and XA3 Ultra to CES 2019 last month . It's also what we expect from t...

Two Apex Legends characters are LGBTQ, say EA and Respawn Two Apex Legends characters are LGBTQ, say EA and Respawn

First is that Apex Legends is being built from the ground up with a view that it has the potential to engage and entertain hundreds of millions of players. Remember when we posted that Apex Legends had over two million players yesterday? Accord...

Nintendo to Offer Smaller Switch Console — Nikkei Newspaper Nintendo to Offer Smaller Switch Console — Nikkei Newspaper

Shares of South Korea's NHN Entertainment were on fire Friday on news that the game developer will take part in the development and operation of "Dr. Ultimate (12.08m), Zelda: Breath of the Wild (11.68m) and Pokemon Let's Go Pikachu/Eevee (10...

McCormick teams up with IBM to create new flavors McCormick teams up with IBM to create new flavors

The company will take hundreds of millions of data points developed from its more than 40 years of food science work and use machine learning to develop more flavor profiles. Artificial intelligence (AI) is increasingly creeping into almost every asp...

Bud Light touches nerve with corn syrup Super Bowl ads Bud Light touches nerve with corn syrup Super Bowl ads

Donald Trump Jr. weighed in on a Washington Post ad that attempted to showcase the importance of the mainstream media's journalism. A Bud Light beer commercial released on Super Bowl Sunday featured music and characters from HBO's Game of T...

Instant Tethering Comes to More Chromebooks and Android Devices Instant Tethering Comes to More Chromebooks and Android Devices

Google has announced that it is extending its Instant Tethering feature, which makes it easier to use a Chromebook away from a Wi-Fi connection, to more devices, in an effort to boost sales of the laptops to those with third-party Android handset...

February security patch now rolling out to Pixel devices February security patch now rolling out to Pixel devices

As per the Pixel bulletin, the February 2019 Android security update doesn't include any Pixel-exclusive features. Previously, About phone was the first option in the System section. But what about other ... When we used the device during the...

5G Samsung Galaxy S10 is coming to Verizon in the US 5G Samsung Galaxy S10 is coming to Verizon in the US

Qualcomm's Snapdragon chips now power over a billion phones ranging from entry-level devices to flagship models, which is undoubtedly what the Snapdragon 855 is destined for in the first quarter of 2019. These upgrades will have a great impact i...

Range Rover Velar SVAutobiography Dynamic Edition revealed Range Rover Velar SVAutobiography Dynamic Edition revealed

These include knurled Range Rover bonnet letters, enlarged lower sections to the bumpers and more prominent tailpipe surrounds. All exteriors are combined with a contrast Narvik Black roof as standard. Although with this being an SVAutobiography an...

Mozilla to Automatically Block Auto-Playing Audio in Firefox 66 Mozilla to Automatically Block Auto-Playing Audio in Firefox 66

At the moment, the new version is expected to be released on March 19, 2019. Muted autoplay videos-those without sound or that are muted by default-will still play automatically. These sites are typically for video conferencing, so it makes sense...

Microsoft Windows and XBox Updates Bug Hits ISPs BT and TalkTalk Microsoft Windows and XBox Updates Bug Hits ISPs BT and TalkTalk

That, in turn, led to Apple releasing an updated iCloud app (version 7.8.1) for Windows 10 which cured this particular gremlin, and meant users of the cloud service could happily upgrade to the October 2018 Update manually. Microsoft is relying on ...

Hi-Rez Community Manager Thomas Cheung Arrested in Child Sex Sting Hi-Rez Community Manager Thomas Cheung Arrested in Child Sex Sting

Over the past few months, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation has been working on " Operation Interception ". In a press release, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation says it arrested 21 people between ages 20-55 who traveled near the Atlanta metr...

New Sonos Speakers Blend Into the Wall, Ceiling New Sonos Speakers Blend Into the Wall, Ceiling

Its In-Ceiling speakers are designed for spacious areas and can be painted to match your ceiling for further camouflage. As for the in-wall speakers, they're also outfitted with covers that can be painted. It's the first time Sonance has created a ...

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