Tuesday January 18-th, 2022

China blames USA of outright bullying over TikTok China blames USA of outright bullying over TikTok

TikTok, like most other social networks, collects data about its users and moderates what's posted. Trump said on Friday he was planning to ban TikTok in the United States after dismissing the idea of a sale to Microsoft . White House trade advi...

Google Pixel 5a Spotted in Android Source Code Google Pixel 5a Spotted in Android Source Code

On the right side there is the usual volume rocker and (brightly coloured) power button. So Google is slowly shedding its reputation as a premium smartphone maker by pushing down the entry point for its pixel series with the latest offering - the...

Google Play Music Shut Down Starts in September Google Play Music Shut Down Starts in September

Google is slowly but surely getting ready to shut down Google Play Music , and YouTube Music is its replacement, for better or worse. That's particularly true if you've been using Google Play Music's upload feature to store music you've acquir...

Wisconsin election head: 'Don't wait' on mailing ballots Wisconsin election head: 'Don't wait' on mailing ballots

More than 400,000 absentee ballots were cast in New York City during the primary season, which is more than were submitted in the entire state during the 2018 election. Polls opened at 7 a.m. Tuesday, and election workers already know they'll have an...

Google announces Nearby Share for Android; coming to other operating systems later Google announces Nearby Share for Android; coming to other operating systems later

With this feature, you can quickly share files, links, pictures and more with people nearby. Google's highly-anticipated AirDrop rival, called Nearby Share , is finally rolling out to Android users today. Once you open a file and hit the tap butto...

PS5 - compatible PS4 accessories announced PS5 - compatible PS4 accessories announced

The PS Move Motion Controllers and the PlayStation VR Aim Controller will work on supported PS5 games , and the PlayStation Camera will also be able to do so with an upcoming special adapter. Yes, the PlayStation VR headset has officially been...

OnePlus Nord Day sale postponed, now on August 6 OnePlus Nord Day sale postponed, now on August 6

But as per the company's latest forum post, the handset will now be available via open sale on August 6 at 12:00am. With the launch of this new device, the company reinvented its affordable segment. There is a 6GB RAM + 64GB storage model, priced a...

Project xCloud will launch this September in 22 countries for Android devices

Microsoft has added some specificity to what it had already announced : The Xbox Game Pass library is being introduced to Project xCloud on September 15. But unlike Stadia and GeForce Now, users won't be able to play games in the cloud on their ...

China Accuses US Of China Accuses US Of "Outright Bullying" Over Tiktok

Neither the White House nor Microsoft issued further statements . Trump said there was a deadline of September 15 to buy TikTok's United States business, and that a substantial cut of any deal should go to the USA treasury. Zhang told staff on M...

Chromebook owners can claim a free three-month Stadia Pro trial now Chromebook owners can claim a free three-month Stadia Pro trial now

The aforementioned offer is available in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, and France. You'll need a system released June 2017 or later, and you'll still have to buy games that aren't included with membership, but this could be just...

The Pixel 4a is the iPhone SE you're looking for The Pixel 4a is the iPhone SE you're looking for

This is 2.5hr longer than the Pixel 4 , though last year's Pixel 3a XL was still better (13hr 15 mins). To make the camera even better, Google adds Live HDR+, dual exposure controls, Night Sight with astrophotography, Social Share, Portrait Mode...

WhatsApp's newest feature makes it easier to debunk hoaxes WhatsApp's newest feature makes it easier to debunk hoaxes

The feature will allow users to check if the forwarded message they have received is authentic. WhatsApp forwards are particularly devastating because they mix factual information along with falsified details, and more often than not, it's hard to...

Twitter warns of massive fine over alleged misuse of personal information Twitter warns of massive fine over alleged misuse of personal information

The 2011 FTC order will remain in effect until March 2, 2031 - or, if the USA government or FTC files a complaint in federal court that Twitter violated that, it would extend 20 years after that date. Twitter has warned it may have to pay a $250m ...

TikTok lovers rage against Trump threat of US ban TikTok lovers rage against Trump threat of US ban

Government's and President Trump's personal involvement as it continues to develop strong security protections for the country", Microsoft said in the statement . Trump questioned who would get rights to the company's name if TikTok is owned by tw...

TikTok Lovers Express Outrage Over Trump Threat of US Ban TikTok Lovers Express Outrage Over Trump Threat of US Ban

Microsoft's statement did not clearly say whether Mr Trump had indicated he would approve an agreement and forgo a TikTok ban. In a statement released overnight, Microsoft confirmed it's CEO Satya Nadella had held discussions with Mr Trump abo...

China says it is suspending Hong Kong's extradition agreement with New Zealand China says it is suspending Hong Kong's extradition agreement with New Zealand

Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam on Friday postponed the election for the Legislative Council, or Legco, citing public health dangers in the Chinese-ruled city, but said there were political considerations. The pro-democracy opposition was hoping to w...

Article 370: Curfew in Kashmir as protesters plan 'black day' Article 370: Curfew in Kashmir as protesters plan 'black day'

The report has further made a case that to prevent such violence and loss of life and property, it's imminent to impose curfew in the district, he said. During the meeting, both leaders discuss plans for Youm-e-Istehsal. The authorities had annou...

ADT Stock Surges After Google Investment ADT Stock Surges After Google Investment

Aside from making their mark financially, the ensuing "multiyear partnership" that Chandra describes will see ADT professional installers across the country being partnered with " Nest's portfolio of helpful home devices". Both companies will commit...

Donald Trump: US Treasury should get cut of TikTok deal Donald Trump: US Treasury should get cut of TikTok deal

Treasury. "To the extent that any such data is now stored or backed-up outside the United States, Microsoft would ensure that this data is deleted from servers outside the country after it is transferred". But more than anything else, I said, a ver...

Tropical Storm Isaias heads toward the Carolinas Tropical Storm Isaias heads toward the Carolinas

While a few local officials on the coast ordered evacuations, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper also warned of inland flooding, as occurred with 2018's Hurricane Florence, which killed 40 people and caused $17bn in damage in the state. As of this ...

Google Pixel 4a 360-Degree Video Leaves Very Little To The Imagination Google Pixel 4a 360-Degree Video Leaves Very Little To The Imagination

So no big black bars at either end of the phone, and no notched camera taking up valuable screen space, which makes it the first Pixel to have a full screen stretching from corner to corner of the device. We now know that there will be a Pixel 5 laun...

Netflix Rolls Out Playback Speed Controls Feature To Android Users Netflix Rolls Out Playback Speed Controls Feature To Android Users

Keela Robison, Netflix's vice president of product innovation, said , "The feature has been much requested by members for years". Popular video streaming platforms like Netflix and Amazon's Prime are criticized for lacking the playback flexibility...

How to enable to new Windows 10 Start Menu right now How to enable to new Windows 10 Start Menu right now

Microsoft has now formally acknowledged an issue with the update that brings computers to a crawl after applying Windows 10 KB4559309. You should now see the new start menu and also gain the new Alt-Tab experience (that includes tabs from Microsoft...

Modern Warfare Season 5 trailer: Warzone map changes, new MP maps, more Modern Warfare Season 5 trailer: Warzone map changes, new MP maps, more

The increasingly popular battle royale game mode is getting ready to turn the page on Season 4, which already has included various nerfs and updates to help balance weapons and gameplay better. Don't worry multiplayer fans, Season 5 isn't all about ...

DualShock 4 will not work with PlayStation 5 games DualShock 4 will not work with PlayStation 5 games

The company has provided fans an overview of what now released PS4 accessories will work on the PlayStation 5. Both the PlayStation Move Motion Controllers and the PlayStation VR Aim Controller will work with supported PlayStation VR games on PlayS...

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