Sunday January 23-rd, 2022

O2 mobile network goes DOWN across much of the UK O2 mobile network goes DOWN across much of the UK

We apologise for any inconvenience. A techincal problem is affectingO2 users. Updates will be shared here when they're available. The crash came after O2's Spanish parent firm Telefonica confirmed talks to merge the network with rival Virgin to c...

Israel plans thousands of new homes for West Bank settlement

The unity government deal has been contested in Israel's top court. Fresh construction for the settlement of Efrat was approved on land that could accommodate "around 7,000 housing units", Defence Minister Naftali Bennett's office said in a stateme...

Grimes has named her baby 'X Æ A-12 Musk'

Grimes hinted at her baby name back in February, saying that although she and Musk had decided on a name, she wouldn't be announcing it at the time "because everyone I've told it hates it, and everyone's gonna make fun of it". Boucher concluded th...

Facebook Oculus Division Reportedly Working On New Quest VR Headset Facebook Oculus Division Reportedly Working On New Quest VR Headset

Thus, a new array with an improved refresh rate could surely improve upon that. Facebook Making Multiple Versions Of Oculus Quest Standalone VR Headset To Address Common Issues? Let's take the Oculus Rift as an example: the original headset retai...

Facebook's SDK is causing Spotify to crash Facebook's SDK is causing Spotify to crash

While the source of the problem was not immediately clear, some developers suggested that Facebook SDK was to blame for the issue. In a statement, a Facebook spokesperson said: "Earlier today, a new release of Facebook included a change that trigge...

Vader Immortal: A Star Wars VR Series Coming to PSVR Vader Immortal: A Star Wars VR Series Coming to PSVR

Vader Immortal was released exclusively on the Oculus Rift and Quest previous year but the episodic Star Wars VR game will now be heading to PlayStation VR this summer . In case you don't know it, Vader Immortal is a show designed exclusive...

NFC specification adds support for wireless charging NFC specification adds support for wireless charging

For those of you hoping to start using Qi pads on your existing NFC capable phones, sorry... no such luck! The Wireless Charging Specification (WLC ) makes it possible to wirelessly charge small, battery-powered consumer and IoT devices with a sma...

Arkansas opening unemployment benefits for self-employed, independent contractors

PUA recipients will also automatically qualify for an additional $600 each week for the first 13 weeks of eligibility under the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC) program. For those who qualify, the program will apply retroactively to ...

Important changes are coming to Google Authenticator on Android devices Important changes are coming to Google Authenticator on Android devices

However, despite its popularity, Google hasn't updated the app's design in quite a while. Another important change involves the app's interface so it can work with larger screens. We've contacted Google for a comment and hope to report back soon. ...

Xiaomi patents an under-display camera smartphone Xiaomi patents an under-display camera smartphone

The first versions of this technology were shown off by Xiaomi and Oppo in 2019, but was only at concept stage and there's been little said since then. While a patent does not guarantee that a product will make it to the market, it shows what a man...

O2 and Virgin Media in Merger Talks O2 and Virgin Media in Merger Talks

BT owns the U.K.'s second-largest mobile network EE and it has 28 million mobile, TV and broadband customers across Britain. Obviously this would be a major deal in the United Kingdom, not just in telecoms, but in entertainment provision, creatin...

Lenovo's New Gaming Smartphone Shown in Leaked Videos

The Lenovo Legion Gaming Phone will feature a pop-up selfie camera . Reports have shown that photos of Lenovo's first-ever gaming phone have been leaked online. This should give users some surprisingly effective haptic feedback from events...

Critical Digital Business Turning Point Has Arrived — IBM CEO

Those two platforms position IBM as the only company working to deliver hybrid cloud with a single architecture that allows applications to run anywhere-from the data center to any public cloud to edge computing environments, Whitehurst said.

IRS explains how ineligible taxpayers should return their coronavirus stimulus payments IRS explains how ineligible taxpayers should return their coronavirus stimulus payments

The IRS has rushed to get payments out quickly to tens of millions of Americans, and that's part of the reason why some payments were sent to people who died. A person who is a qualifying resident alien with a valid SSN is eligible for the Paymen...

5G coronavirus conspiracy theory is unsafe fake nonsense, United Kingdom says 5G coronavirus conspiracy theory is unsafe fake nonsense, United Kingdom says

Fires at towers in Birmingham, Liverpool as well as Belfast have actually all been condemned on the conspiracy theories, United Kingdom authorities claimed. These conspiracy theories spread despite the fact that, as PCMag's Sascha Segan points out ,...

Woody Harrelson latest star sharing coronavirus conspiracy theories tied to 5G Woody Harrelson latest star sharing coronavirus conspiracy theories tied to 5G

Telecoms engineers are facing verbal and physical threats during the lockdown, as baseless conspiracy theories linking coronavirus to the roll-out of 5G technology spread by celebrities such as Amanda Holden prompt members of the public to abu...

Applications for 13 weeks of extended unemployment benefits available May 6 Applications for 13 weeks of extended unemployment benefits available May 6

WENY reports the DOL is announcing a new program created to inform people who have successfully applied for benefits that they must submit a weekly certification to receive their benefit payments. Completed unemployment benefit applications for 1....

Prime Ministers commit to trans-Tasman bubble

Ms Ardern said the announcement represented "a vote of confidence in New Zealand's digital future". She said it was still subject to normal regulatory approvals however, "It serves as a signal to the world New Zealand is open for business and quali...

Elon Musk and girlfriend Grimes unveil freaky name for newborn son Elon Musk and girlfriend Grimes unveil freaky name for newborn son

She and Musk began dating in early 2018. The chances that he's joking about his son being called "X Æ A-12" are fair-to-middling, not least because it's not a legal name in the state of California. But we also can't be sure. The couple first made h...

Here's how Google just changed the Android 11 release schedule Here's how Google just changed the Android 11 release schedule

While the session will nearly certainly be geared toward developers - Google is even soliciting questions from Android app makers via Twitter using the #AskAndroid hash tag - we'd expect the Android 11 preview to be a lot like the on-stage demos fo...

Huawei FreeBuds 3i true wireless earbuds announced with active noise cancellation Huawei FreeBuds 3i true wireless earbuds announced with active noise cancellation

And when you look at the design of the FreeBuds 3i, that point will be fully driven home. The Freebuds 3 also feature active noise cancellation which optimizes in real-time canceling background noise at it changes. As for the battery life, the ...

Maths teacher-turned-top Kashmiri fighter killed by Indian troops Maths teacher-turned-top Kashmiri fighter killed by Indian troops

Authorities also disabled mobile internet across the Kashmir region early on Wednesday to prevent large crowds from gathering in the streets to mourn his killing. Naikoo played a key role in using social media to indoctrinate and recruit young Kashmi...

Surface Headphones 2 Launches With Improved Battery Life

Visit BGR's homepage for more stories . Microsoft has not provided a specific launch date yet. The Surface Book 3 was also announced . The third edition of the Surface Book has a PixelSense Display, 10th Generation Intel Core processor, and gi...

Apple Profits Dip But Sales Rise, Amid Global Pandemic Apple Profits Dip But Sales Rise, Amid Global Pandemic

Headline results for Apple's second financial quarter of 2020 were; revenue of $58.3 billion, an increase of 1 per cent from the year-ago quarter, and quarterly earnings per diluted share of $2.55, up 4 per cent. Apple shares fell more than two perce...

LG Velvet sleek live images and specs pop-up yet again LG Velvet sleek live images and specs pop-up yet again

We now know additional details about the phone, including the RAM and storage variant, resolution of the display and the fact that it will have the IP68 certification for dust and water resistance. The LG Velvet is apparently sporting the Snapdrago...

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