Wednesday January 26-th, 2022

Baidu to Buy JOYY’s Chinese Live-Streaming Service for $3.6 Billion Baidu to Buy JOYY’s Chinese Live-Streaming Service for $3.6 Billion

The company said through the deal it aims to diversify its revenue source, the bulk of which comes from ad sales on its core search engine platform. While the 20-year-old company is investing in AI technology and betting on commercializing AI through...

SpellForce 'TimeSplitters 2 remake' reference is just a joke, says THQ Nordic SpellForce 'TimeSplitters 2 remake' reference is just a joke, says THQ Nordic

What really got tongues wagging however was the ability to buy a box for a " Timesplitters 2 Remake " leaving many wondering if this was a sneaky announcement by the publisher. The spell - literally called " TimeSplitters 2 Remake " - has a flavour t...

Huawei sells Honor subsidiary to Zhixin New Information Technology Co. Ltd Huawei sells Honor subsidiary to Zhixin New Information Technology Co. Ltd

The statement says Zhixin New Information Technology will "acquire all business assets related to the Honor Brand", and "once the acquisition is complete, Huawei will not hold any shares in the new Honor company". Established in 2013, Honor is Huaw...

Capcom Ransomware Attack May Also Compromise User Data Capcom Ransomware Attack May Also Compromise User Data

On November 12, 2020, Capcom confirmed that a few personal information of employees and former employees, including their passport information and signatures, as well as financial information and sales reports, were definitely compromised.

Google brings Pixel 5’s camera app to older Pixel smartphones Google brings Pixel 5’s camera app to older Pixel smartphones

In addition to all these, the Pixel 5 smartphone also brought the updated version of Google's camera app . Google's $350 Pixel 4a has been widely lauded as the best phone for the price, thanks to its superior camera, reliable performance and...

Apple accused of tracking iPhone users without consent Apple accused of tracking iPhone users without consent

We find that this constitutes a violation of the so-called "cookie law" ... which prohibits the installation of trackers of any sort without the user consent. It's not clear how seriously Apple should take a claim like this since it can point to plen...

Microsoft pauses Windows cumulative update previews for December Microsoft pauses Windows cumulative update previews for December

Microsoft associates each week of a month with a letter ranging from "A" to "D"; the "A" week being the first week of the month and the "D" week being the last. The Windows maker cites the "minimal operations during the holidays and the upcoming West...

Apple addresses macOS privacy concerns, says better controls are coming in 2021 Apple addresses macOS privacy concerns, says better controls are coming in 2021

Then , security researcher Jeffrey Paul wrote a blog post about the issue, pointing out that there's a potentially big privacy problem that's causing the slowdowns . This was demonstrated by security researcher Patrick Wardle on Twitter , wh...

Google To Add New Setting For Smart Features in Gmail Google To Add New Setting For Smart Features in Gmail

It's already possible to turn some of these features off, but the new blanket setting is much clearer about how your data is used and will be good for anyone who'd rather Google doesn't scan the contents of their emails quite so thoroughly.

Moderna's Covid-19 vaccine is strongly effective, early look at data show Moderna's Covid-19 vaccine is strongly effective, early look at data show

Moderna said Monday that 20 million doses of its vaccine will be available to ship by the end of 2020, and is on track to produce between 500 million and 1 billion doses in 2021. The US has the world's highest known number of COVID-19 cases and death...

Samsung's new Smart Monitor M7 is a smart TV for your computer Samsung's new Smart Monitor M7 is a smart TV for your computer

The device, simply called the Smart Monitor, is at its core a Tizen-powered smart TV with PC capabilities. Interestingly, the monitor is indeed smart enough that some apps don't even need a connected mobile or PC to run - for example, it can run Mi...

Vodafone eyes profit boost despite pandemic blow Vodafone eyes profit boost despite pandemic blow

Vodafone shares opened more than 3.5% up on Monday. For the six months to the end of September, Vodafone reported adjusted earnings of Euro 7 billion (roughly Rs. The company said it expected annual Ebitda to be between €14.4bn and €14.6bn compa...

Alleged OnePlus 9 Pro appears on Geekbench; has 8GB of RAM Alleged OnePlus 9 Pro appears on Geekbench; has 8GB of RAM

Samsung will host the launch of the launches; It will present the Galaxy S21 series, which is expected to arrive in the second week of January, to users. The benchmark scores are 1122 points for the single-core test and 2733 points for the multi-co...

Monster Hunter Movie Sequel Could be on the Horizon | Monster Hunter Monster Hunter Movie Sequel Could be on the Horizon | Monster Hunter

Anderson was asked by Total Film about the monster appearances in the film, and apparently there aren't going to be many at all. "Definitely, we would love to make another one". The Monster Hunter movie is based on video games, but does not tel...

How to export your photos from Google Photos How to export your photos from Google Photos

Once that is done, log onto "takeout.google.com" to export all the data available. So you can download your contacts, Google Drive files, YouTube videos you watch and everything related to your Google Account from here. Once the process of taking...

Google confirms Nest Audio and Chromecast integration is on the way Google confirms Nest Audio and Chromecast integration is on the way

Like Amazon's Echo speakers with Fire TV and Apple's HomePod with Apple TV (soon), Nest Audios were said to be capable of pairing up with the new Chromecast with Google TV to create a home theater sound system. If your budget doesn't allow for ...

OnePlus 9 CAD Render Shows The Design From Front & Back OnePlus 9 CAD Render Shows The Design From Front & Back

Rumors have the 9 models arriving in March, or slightly earlier in the year than the OnePlus 8 Pro . The OnePlus 9 also appears to have triple rear cameras at the back. You might be getting a glimpse at the OnePlus 9 mere weeks after the 8T made...

Restaurants fear new indoor dining restrictions will hurt weekend business Restaurants fear new indoor dining restrictions will hurt weekend business

Last week, with the 25% capacity limit in place, they even made more profit than the same week past year. Sometimes they come to grab something quick to eat. and 5 a.m., but outdoor dining, takeout and delivery can continue beyond these hours. Seve...

Hostage-taking in Montreal not confirmed Hostage-taking in Montreal not confirmed

The Montreal police wrote on Twitter that they had responded to a 911 call and that there were no immediate reports of injuries. "We want to salute the courage and composure our teams showed today, our focus remains on ensuring their health a...

Apple Unveils New Mac Computers Powered By Its New M1 Microchip Apple Unveils New Mac Computers Powered By Its New M1 Microchip

The M1 features integrated graphics in the form of a GPU with up to 8 cores. Apple promises up to 2.8 times faster CPU performance and up to 5 times faster GPU performance in the new MacBook Pro, along with 11 times faster machine learning perfor...

Apple may not launch new iPhone SE in first half of 2021 Apple may not launch new iPhone SE in first half of 2021

The company is planning to release another "affordable" version of the iPhone SE next year . According to a report by Apple Insider citing Kuo , 50 percent of the battery soft board would be provided by Career Technology - making it the biggest be...

Google's 360-degree tours will live on in the Arts & Culture app Google's 360-degree tours will live on in the Arts & Culture app

Director of Program Management, Education, Jennifer Holland, says the decision was made to make the content more accessible to students and educators. Google ended up discontinuing its Daydream VR platform as well, and now Cardboard has been relega...

The Mandalorian Season 2 Episode 3 Review - The Plot Thickens The Mandalorian Season 2 Episode 3 Review - The Plot Thickens

She's part of the family that held sway over much of the Mandalorian sphere, at least according to Wookieepedia . That said, lots of terrific stuff, including a THIRD major Deadwood actor crossover, so with that in mind Nathan Martin and Fish Gr...

Chinese President halted Ant's IPO after Ma criticized govt Chinese President halted Ant's IPO after Ma criticized govt

Tech giants, ranging from Alibaba to Tencent, were hammered with investors pouring out of the sector as Chinese lawmakers sought to curb the influence of the industry. While the U.S. and the European Union are working to reduce the growing power of...

Qualcomm Can Now Sell 4G Chipsets to Huawei Qualcomm Can Now Sell 4G Chipsets to Huawei

The spokeswoman declined to comment on the specific 4G products Qualcomm is now allowed to sell to Huawei, but said they were related to mobile devices. Commenting on the latest developments, Bernstein analyst Stacy Rasgon says Qualcomm's new license...

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