Tuesday January 18-th, 2022

Amazon VP says he quit over company 'firing whistleblowers' Amazon VP says he quit over company 'firing whistleblowers'

He said that listening to worker accounts of what life is like in Amazon's warehouses during the coronavirus pandemic was hard to stomach, and that he "snapped" when they fired the activists. "If we don't like certain things Amazon is doing, we n...

Geoff Keighley Announces Summer Game Fest, A Four Month Gaming Event Geoff Keighley Announces Summer Game Fest, A Four Month Gaming Event

Keighley will work closely on Summer Game Fest events with Echo Park's Iam8bit, which operates a video game art gallery, runs a record label and also creates game-focused marketing events, such as a carnival that accompanied a "Fortnite" competi...

New photos of LG Velvet to be introduced soon New photos of LG Velvet to be introduced soon

The handset also features stereo speakers, likely using the earpiece as the second channel, with some AI-based sound enhancements. The photos were then posted by leakster Sleepy_Kuma on his Twitter handle. Right now, the pricing of the device rem...

SA Covid-19 tally nears 6,000 with 116 deaths SA Covid-19 tally nears 6,000 with 116 deaths

In a statement, the department said recoveries had risen to 2 382 as of Wednesday. The death toll increased by 13 . South Africa now has over 7000 confirmed cases of the Covid-19 coronavirus and 7 more deaths, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize announ...

Call of Duty: Warzone Might Be Enhanced For Xbox Series X Call of Duty: Warzone Might Be Enhanced For Xbox Series X

The new mode has Activision rethinking how new content will work in future, but while different sub-franchises "come in and out of focus [.] Warzone will be the one constant". When asked about the upcoming Season 4 and what we can expect, Kurosak...

Xbox Series X gameplay live stream set for 7th May Xbox Series X gameplay live stream set for 7th May

The news was announced by Xbox's official Twitter account , with the event set to be part of an Inside Xbox streamed event. We'll definitely get some Halo Infinite gameplay, especially since the game is launching when the Series X does in a fe...

Lord of the Rings: Gollum - First Screenshots Emerge

It appears that the first screenshots for Daedalic's upcoming The Lord of the Rings - Gollum have surfaced online. The Lord of the Rings: Gollum is set before the events of the titular books, with players have to choose between Smeagol decisions ...

Sony recently spoke about the Last Of Us 2 Gameplay footage leaks Sony recently spoke about the Last Of Us 2 Gameplay footage leaks

Sony has identified the people (yes people) responsible for the massive The Last of Us 2 leaks , and it's not the rumored disgruntled Naughty Dog employee, according to a report from Polygon . However, it has been confirmed by Sony that this...

Microsoft confirms new known issue in Windows 10 v2004 Microsoft confirms new known issue in Windows 10 v2004

With Windows 10X, Microsoft introduced a new version of its flagship operating system last October that was specifically designed for dual-screen devices. Microsoft acknowledged a new bug in the May 2020 Update that causes the DISM, or Deploymen...

Apple, Google ban use of location tracking in coronavirus contact tracing apps Apple, Google ban use of location tracking in coronavirus contact tracing apps

Whereas the apps are built to be used by individuals, case management software is created to be used by the health agencies themselves. CDC's document that covers the criteria for digital contract tracing tools is something that American health a...

Google Pixel 4a with Snapdragon 730 benchmarked on Geekbench Google Pixel 4a with Snapdragon 730 benchmarked on Geekbench

Days before the expected unveiling of the Pixel 4a , Cuban tech blog, TecnoLike Plus , has shared an early camera review of the phone, containing several camera samples from the device , giving us an extensive look at its imaging credentials.

Boeing declines COVID-19 federal aid after raising $25bn in bond offering Boeing declines COVID-19 federal aid after raising $25bn in bond offering

Several bond investors in interviews with Reuters cited the USA government's backstopping of Boeing, as well as the Federal Reserve's support of the credit markets in the aftermath of the pandemic, as reasons for the success of the capital raise.

Warren Buffett may have met his match: the Fed

Warren Buffett , the billionaire chief executive of Berkshire Hathaway, has sold off all his shares in U.S. airlines as the industry loses billions and sheds tens of thousands of jobs . "You can bet on America, but you kind of have to be careful a...

New 13-inch MacBook Pro specs leaked - Double the RAM and storage New 13-inch MacBook Pro specs leaked - Double the RAM and storage

Apple today has announced a new set of hardware for the 13-inch variant of the company's MacBook Pro family . We anticipate that several retailers will have the new 13-inch MacBook in stock shortly. It uses the good old scissor switches offering lon...

Xiaomi phones may reveal your private search, usage Xiaomi phones may reveal your private search, usage

Xiaomi writes that aggregated usage statistics data such as system information, user interface feature usage, responsiveness, and performance can not be used to identify a single user. In a statement on Twitter, Kumar explained that "First and fore...

Virgin and O2 reportedly joining forces to challenge Sky and BT

O2 is Telefonica's mobile operator here in the United Kingdom, while Liberty Global brings a juicy slice of the ITV pie to the table with its 10 per cent stake in ITV; the company is the majority stakeholder and as such, holds a significant amount of...

'Murder hornet' invasion in U.S. sows dread over threat to bees, humans 'Murder hornet' invasion in U.S. sows dread over threat to bees, humans

The hornets kill people too, BTW - the Times says up to 50 people get stung by them and die each year ... and their potent venom has been described as hot metal driving through people's skin. What's more, it has the potential to eradicate the USA h...

Best Free Alternatives to Zoom Best Free Alternatives to Zoom

Google Meet was previously only available to users of its G Suite productivity tools , commonly used by larger companies and schools. In addition to this, the stability and security of this platform are impressive, and there is no limit for the c...

OnePlus Z tipped to have Snapdragon 765 SoC

The regrettable thing here is that the Dimensity 1000 and 1000 L appear to be much more effective chips than the Snapdragon 765 , so if the latter will be selected then let's hope that OnePlus' software application optimizations will ensure that the...

Buffett firm exits airline stocks amid $49bn loss Buffett firm exits airline stocks amid $49bn loss

His message: " Never bet against America ". Warren Buffett's company reported a almost $50 billion (Dh183.6bn) loss on Saturday because of a huge drop in the paper value of its investments, though the company is still sitting on a huge pile of c...

IPhone 12 5G lineup likely to start from $649 IPhone 12 5G lineup likely to start from $649

Cook said that Apple's COVID-19 screening app has been downloaded more than two million times, and the web version of the site has been accessed by 3 million unique visitors. It's still waiting to reopen a lot of them. Apple has reported sales an...

"Valour, Sacrifice Won't Be Forgotten": PM On Soldiers, Cop Killed In J&K

News agency ANI cited Vijay Kumar, inspector general of police, Jammu and Kashmir , as saying that a top Lashkar-e Taiba terrorist, identified as Haider, a Pakistani national, was killed in the operation. It is not known whether any of the trapped j...

Xiaomi Mi Note 10 Lite launched: Specifications, features, price

The other three lenses include an 8MP ultra-wide-angle camera, 2MP macro lens and a 5MP depth camera. Coming to the display, the device features a 6.4-inch FullHD+ AMOLED display with with curved edges on two sides. It may draw power from a 4,700mA...

Some OnePlus 8 Pro screens might suffer from hardware defect

Because the OnePlus 8 and the OnePlus 8 Pro devices are yet to go on their first sale in India, we can not really say for sure as to whether or not the Indian units of the OnePlus 8 Pro will suffer from this issue. As per various reports on Reddi...

Xiaomi Updates Mi Browser and Mint Browser Incognito Mode After Security Concerns

In response to the report , Xiaomi claimed there were "several inaccuracies and misinterpretations about our process for browser data collection and storage" in Forbes' coverage. While all of this data is uploaded to remote servers in Singapore ...

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