Friday July 3-rd, 2020

U.S. air defense sale to India 'disturbing' U.S. air defense sale to India 'disturbing'

FO spokesperson Aisha Farooqui. South Asia can not afford an arms race and conflict. Farooqui pointed out that Pakistan had seen the advance notice issued by US Defence Security Cooperation Agency, notifying the State Department's approval of milit...

Sony struggling with PlayStation 5 price due to costly parts Sony struggling with PlayStation 5 price due to costly parts

If all things were similar with the PlayStation 5, Sony would have to have the PS5's price "be at least $470" to reach similar gross margin. With the upcoming Xbox Series X expected to release in the same window, Sony has tough choices to make fo...

European diplomats visit Kashmir to check India’s loosening of clampdown European diplomats visit Kashmir to check India’s loosening of clampdown

Security has been beefed up in the city and around the hotel where the delegation of foreign envoys is staying. "Such tamashas have in the past left a negative impact on the psyche of the people, especially in the Kashmir Valley". Habib said, "It...

Clearview AI lands in Big Tech's crosshairs Clearview AI lands in Big Tech's crosshairs

It pulls pictures from the net and social media platforms, with out permission, to create its personal, searchable database. While Clearview AI's app may be beneficial for hard tasks like identifying child victims of sexual abuse, critics say the...

Ofcom to become UK Internet regulator Ofcom to become UK Internet regulator

The proposals will be fleshed out in coming months, and a person familiar with the matter told Bloomberg that the regulator is likely be given the power to fine companies such as Facebook and Twitter if they fail to protect United Kingdom users f...

Trump to attend NASCAR's Daytona 500 Trump to attend NASCAR's Daytona 500

Daytona Beach International Airport said additional security measures will be in place at the airport due to the president's visit Sunday. "We look forward to another thrilling edition of "The Great American Race" as we kick-off the new NASCAR seas...

Apple may be working on cheaper version of AirPods Pro Apple may be working on cheaper version of AirPods Pro

As luck would have it, Walmart's got a great offer on the latest model of Apple AirPods with a Charging Case for $139 (which is $20 less than normal). It is not clear as yet on how much these new AirPods would retail for, the standard AirP...

Google accidentally posts Android 11 dev preview page, then takes it down Google accidentally posts Android 11 dev preview page, then takes it down

Time to dust of your Pixels and get them ready to test out some of the new goodies that Google will bring with Android 11. Now none of the "Behavior changes" or "Privacy features" or "New features & APIs" links work. Also, RIP, Android R. We comple...

Nintendo PlayStation prototype goes up for auction with bids approaching $50K

This particular unit is the only one known publicly to still exist. This is the same system that Benjamin Heckendorn (aka Ben Heck) nursed back to health in 2017 . The prototype up for auction - said to be the last remaining in the world, with all...

First Galaxy S20 Ultra TV commercial is all about the camera First Galaxy S20 Ultra TV commercial is all about the camera

This means that the 5G models are not for all markets. India is not the only country without the 5G version of Samsung's latest flagship. Theres also going to be a Mirror Gold version, but thats not available yet. However, the cheapest piece is the...

Drivers face $1000 fine for mobile phone use Drivers face $1000 fine for mobile phone use

But the penalties in those states are not as harsh, with the $1,000 fines in WA and Queensland almost double the next highest among Australian states and territories. The fine is a huge increase from the current $400 fine and follows the lead of Qu...

United States of America says Huawei has access to network backdoors United States of America says Huawei has access to network backdoors

The intelligence shows Huawei has had this secret capability for more than a decade , the unnamed U.S. officials said . However, US officials are still keeping the pieces of evidence away from the public eye. "It's hard not to link all the curren...

Microsoft retreats from scheme to change Chrome's search engine Microsoft retreats from scheme to change Chrome's search engine

Microsoft has settled lawsuits in the past by promising not to force services and software on users, the most famous being the Internet Explorer settlement . For instance, Wikipedia's "Browser Hijacking" topic briefly included Office 365 ProPlus a...

Amazon Wins Order Suspending $10 Billion Microsoft US Military Contract

Judge Patricia E. Campbell-Smith issued the injunction but did not release her written opinion. The big picture: Amazon claims the decision to hand Microsoft the contract for the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) project in late Octo...

The 2020 iPad Pro will get 5G and blazing A14X chip The 2020 iPad Pro will get 5G and blazing A14X chip

Bottom line, even if today's optimistic forecast comes true and Apple manages to unveil its next-gen high-end iPhones in September, kicking off production "after June" could well mean the traditional release will end up being unusually limited.

Samsung: Order the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Starting February 21 Samsung: Order the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Starting February 21

Galaxy Z Flip Thom Browne Edition was created for those who are not afraid to make a statement-and who want their technology to be as iconic as their wardrobe. A commercial for the edition aired at Times Square in NY. As per the source, the Sam...

Viral Video Of Man Punching Women’s Airplane Seatback Sends Internet Into Spiral Viral Video Of Man Punching Women’s Airplane Seatback Sends Internet Into Spiral

Some were dismayed that the flight attendant apparently sided with the man (or maybe just wanted to get him to stop punching the seat). The clip showing the bearded, bespectacled man has since gone viral, with more than 2.4 million views.

Annual Smartphone Trade Show Canceled Over Coronavirus Scare Annual Smartphone Trade Show Canceled Over Coronavirus Scare

The ongoing coronavirus outbreak has forced organizer GSMA to pull the plug on the tech show, which was scheduled to be held February 24 to 27. Nokia , one of the omnipresent firms at major tech trade conferences, won't be attending this year...

Huawei Mate 30 Pro release date in United Kingdom and Price Huawei Mate 30 Pro release date in United Kingdom and Price

Where the Huawei Mate 30 Pro is more depressing despite it's great piece of hardware quality is the absence of the Google Play Store where you get to download all those fancy applications you want. Instead the Mate 30 Pro will feature Huawei's ow...

Activision Blizzard pulls all its games from Nvidia GeForce Now because reasons Activision Blizzard pulls all its games from Nvidia GeForce Now because reasons

Nvidia's GeForce Now launched out of beta last week, and it's already given Google and its cloud-based platform Stadia something to worry about. However, according to NVIDIA, Activision Blizzard requested to have all its games pulled out from Ge...

Canon Announces EOS R5 Development With 8K Video Capability Canon Announces EOS R5 Development With 8K Video Capability

The new full-frame mirrorless camera now under development will fully leverage the advantages of the EOS R System to realise high-speed continuous shooting and 8K video recording and expanding the boundaries of visual expression. The EOS R5 is the ...

1 dead, 2K injured after MedTronic insulin pumps give incorrect dosages 1 dead, 2K injured after MedTronic insulin pumps give incorrect dosages

The 670G model may be used by people 14 years old and older. In November, the medical device maker attempted to notify their customers about the faulty retainer, advising users to examine their pump to be sure the cartridges are firmly locking into...

Cybercrime Victims Lost $3.5 Billion in 2019 Cybercrime Victims Lost $3.5 Billion in 2019

The IC3 stated in the report that it received roughly 1,200 complaints per day during the past five years. Also, business email compromise (BEC ), romance or confidence fraud, and spoofing (mimicking the account of someone known to the victim to...

Mobile, Sprint Begin Final Merger Steps Following Court Ruling

Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim of the Justice Department's Antitrust Division in a statement expressed approval for the decision. T-Mobile launched its bid for Sprint in 2018, after having been rebuffed by Obama-era regulators.

Order the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Starting February 21 — Samsung

The S20+ may also have two more colors under wraps - Blue and Red. In many ways a dual-hinge, Z-shaped smartphone is the ideal form factor, delivering an exceptionally large screen which nevertheless allows the device to fold into a standard smar...

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