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Google , which declined to send its CEO, Sundar Pichai, or co-founder and Alphabet CEO, Larry Page, was notably absent, an empty chair and nameplate providing a constant visual reminder of the snub. "This is an arms race, and that means we need to be ever more vigilant", Sandberg says. "It violated the values of our company and of the country we love".
  • Google fights back against Trump’s accusations of bias

    Google fights back against Trump’s accusations of bias

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    Trump said it was "very dangerous" and a "serious situation-will be addressed". Earlier this month he talked about the discrimination of conservatives on social media, lamenting that "too many voices are being destroyed". Trump added, without offering any details. In his tweets , President Trump claimed that 96% of the news articles presented by Google in response to the phrase "Trump news" were from left-wing news outlets.
  • Mobile Says Hackers May Have Personal Data Of 2 Million Customers

    Mobile Says Hackers May Have Personal Data Of 2 Million Customers

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    Speaking to Motherboard , a T-Mobile spokesperson said the cybersecurity incident affected roughly 3 percent of its 77 million customers, or approximately 2 - 2.5 million customers. T-Mobile data was leaked just two years ago , via Experian. T-Mobile and division Metro PCS encourages customers with question to reach out to a customer service agent by dialing 611 from their device.
  • Samsung Galaxy A8 Star launched at Rs 34,990: Specifications, features

    Samsung Galaxy A8 Star launched at Rs 34,990: Specifications, features

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    Talking about the specifications, the forthcoming smartphone from Samsung is expected to feature a 6.3-inch Super AMOLED Infinity Display with resolution of 1080X2220. For taking pictures and recording video, the handset offers an 8MP camera with flash at the rear and a 5MP camera in front. Samsung claims that Galaxy A8 Star's rear camera can intelligently adapt to lighting conditions and choose the ideal lens, according to the prevailing conditions.
  • HTC Vive's new adapter cuts the cables on VR

    HTC Vive's new adapter cuts the cables on VR

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    The HTC Vive VR headset will be going wireless from September 24, with HTC officially announcing a wireless adapter which offers users the ability to play VR titles without being tethered to a PC. Additional PowerBanks will be available to purchase as well, though HTC did not say how much they will cost. "DisplayLink's heritage is in solving complex problems for enterprises all over the world", said John Cummins, Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing, DisplayLink.
  • Nvidia Says 'Goodbye' to Crypto Business, but Stays in the Game

    Nvidia Says 'Goodbye' to Crypto Business, but Stays in the Game

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    Nvidia Corp NVDA .O on Monday released a new generation of gaming chips that combine its latest " ray tracing " technology and artificial intelligence to give gamers access to more realistic graphics. In addition to some impressive game demos and trailers, which included Shadow of the Tomb Raider and, of course, Battlefield V , Nvidia showcased its own video, dubbed Project Sol, which shows the power of the RTX Ray Tracing.
  • Samsung Galaxy Studio opens in Mall of Emirates

    Samsung Galaxy Studio opens in Mall of Emirates

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    Mr. Koh, who was in India to unveil the latest Galaxy Note 9 smartphone priced ₹67,900 onwards, said the company was "excited" about 5G technology and the possibilities it brings. As for now I really don't find myself taking out the S-Pen purposely to take a selfie or change my Spotify track, and I don't really see myself using the phone for doing any meeting room presentations yet, simply because Samsung hasn't shown that it could be used for its own keynotes.
  • Microsoft Announces Kill Dates For Windows 8 Apps

    Microsoft Announces Kill Dates For Windows 8 Apps

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    Quite some way from the mighty 0.12 per cent claimed by Windows 10 Mobile . As the tech giant Microsoft has long wanted to end support for these versions and this will be the most logical step for this to happen, prompting users to upgrade Windows 8 or switch platforms in the case of Windows Phone .
  • Huawei faked Nova 3 camera output with a DSLR again

    Huawei faked Nova 3 camera output with a DSLR again

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    Huawei said in a statement that its disclaimer at the end of the ad-which refers to "product characteristics and actual specifications" as well as "presentation contents"-absolves them of the subterfuge". He snaps the pic before she has a chance, and then the ad shows a still shot of the couple all dolled up and looking fantastic. This is not the first time that Huawei has faced flak for trying to oversell the camera on its smartphones.
  • Google employees question company plans for Chinese search engine

    Google employees question company plans for Chinese search engine

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    In 2016, the company began developing a new search engine - code-named Dragonfly - to be more compliant with Chinese government restrictions. The ultimate outcome of Google's efforts to create a censored search engine in China may well rest on high-level state negotiations.
  • Nokia 9 launch teased, event scheduled on August 21

    Nokia 9 launch teased, event scheduled on August 21

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    Good news is that the August 21 event will be live-streamed on Nokia Mobile Facebook page. The Nokia 6.1 has a 4GB RAM and 64 GB of internal storage. The 6.1 is the second wave of smartphones from Nokia and after the first one, the Nokia 6 making a decent run previous year. On the front, it comes with a 16-megapixel camera with the same f/2.0 aperture and 1-micron pixel sensor.
  • NVIDIA Debuts $1,200 GeForce RTX GPUs Made for Gamers

    NVIDIA Debuts $1,200 GeForce RTX GPUs Made for Gamers

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    But Nvidia's founder and boss Jensen Huang has touted the Turing architecture as the largest development in Nvidia's history noting it's the "greatest leap since we created CUDA" and as such has the power and architecture to handle real-time ray-tracing in graphics cards the average Joe or Jill can buy.
  • Amazon Prime members no longer get ad-free Twitch privileges

    Amazon Prime members no longer get ad-free Twitch privileges

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    Twitch might be getting big enough to renegotiate its arrangement with parent company Amazon, but that's not the only gaming bonus that Prime subscribers are losing. Twitch Prime is a great way to earn a load of extra goodies if you consume a lot of content on the streaming service. You'll also still see no ads when you use your free Twitch Prime subscription on individual channels who allow ad-free viewing.
  • NVIDIA Just Announced The GeForce RTX 20 Series Featuring New Turing Architecture

    NVIDIA Just Announced The GeForce RTX 20 Series Featuring New Turing Architecture

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    The surprise was spoiled last week when the full list of specifications for an unannounced RTX 2080 Ti card leaked online, giving us an early look at Nvidia's next flagship GPU. Huang invited game developers from EA, 4A Games and Eidos on stage to show exclusive demos of real-time lighting and shadow effects in the upcoming Battlefield V , Metro: Exodus , and Shadow of the Tomb Raider .
  • TECH BREAK: Gmail now has self-destructing emails

    TECH BREAK: Gmail now has self-destructing emails

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    Simply begin forming an email, and tap on the overflow menu to see new option called Confidential Mode . - If you choose "SMS passcode," recipients will get a passcode by text message. SMS-based pass codes are the only option if your recipient is using a Gmail account, recipients using another email service can receive either SMS or email pass codes.
  • The OnePlus 6T will be officially supported by T-Mobile this fall

    The OnePlus 6T will be officially supported by T-Mobile this fall

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    OnePlus has long sold unlocked phones that worked on T-Mobile, including the OnePlus 6 that you see above, but soon OnePlus may actually have a phone on T-Mo's shelves. And the OnePlus 6 already has a notch. According to the report, T-Mobile would be the exclusive launch carrier for OnePlus in the United States, selling the phone through its retail stores and website.
  • Gmail for Android updated with Confidential mode

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    Confidential mode for Android and iOS is rolling out now. Google states that users can send messages and attachments with Gmail's confidential mode to help protect sensitive information from unauthorized access. In order to start using Confidential mode , you must open Gmail , click Compose, and from the bottom right of the window tap Turn on confidential mode.
  • Google Pixel XL users say Android 9 Pie causes quick-charging problems

    Google Pixel XL users say Android 9 Pie causes quick-charging problems

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    There are lots of new Android 9 .0 features that you can use to do more with your phone and tablet. As per a report by XDA Developers , Google has limited the frequency for applications to use the platform's Wi-Fi scan feature. Unless there is a new official solution from Google around the corner, the only way to record calls on an Android now is to root it first. The update has rolled for Pixel supported devices and few other OEM supported with Android Beta.
  • Motorola's brazen iPhone X copycat is official in China

    Motorola's brazen iPhone X copycat is official in China

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    Many phone-makers have copied the look of the iPhone X, which has a smaller bezel around the screen and a "notch" at the top that houses a camera. As of now, the Motorola P30 is only limited to the Chinese market. The price range has been set between $303 to $360 for different variants with 64 GB internal storage and 128 GB internal storage . The device comes in 64GB and 128GB storage options and there is also a MicroSD card slot for further expansion of up to 256GB.
  • New Fortnite patch adds Heavy Sniper and two new game modes

    New Fortnite patch adds Heavy Sniper and two new game modes

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    In Save the World , there's a new Weekly Horde Challenge and a new hero - Thora the constructor machinist. Typically, Fortnite usually only lets players use their gliders when they first jump out of the Battle Bus, use a launch pad, or when they go through a rift, so Soaring 50's will let players use gliders a lot more freely than they ever have before.
  • Liverpool refers Mo Salah to police

    Liverpool refers Mo Salah to police

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    Representatives of the British police reported that they became aware of a video with participation of the leader of attacks " Liverpool " Mohamed Salah who used a mobile phone while driving. While driving to the Merseyside police , he was caught seen using the mobile and driving. 'This has been passed to the relevant department. The Egypt worldwide has since signed a new five-year contract with Liverpool , making him the highest-paid player at the club.
  • NVIDIA Shows Off Quadro RTX Cards at SIGGRAPH 2018

    NVIDIA Shows Off Quadro RTX Cards at SIGGRAPH 2018

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    Nvidia has announced Quadro RTX 8000 , Quadro RTX 6000 and Quadro RTX 5000 GPUs based on the Nvidia Turing architecture . Nvidia said that Turing features new RT Cores to accelerate ray tracing and new Tensor Cores for AI inferencing which, together for the first time, make real-time ray tracing possible.
  • China Stops Approving New Games for Sale

    China Stops Approving New Games for Sale

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    China has frozen approval of new game licenses amid a government shake-up, people familiar with the matter said this week. Tencent in a statement said regulators had received a large number of complaints about the content of the game, which has sold over eight million copies worldwide.
  • Samsung sets high bar for Note9, scoffs at S9 critics

    Samsung sets high bar for Note9, scoffs at S9 critics

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    For one, the Pixel 3 is right around the corner, and while rumors suggest it won't be almost as good-looking as the Note 9 , Google's new phone will still likely be the best Android phone you can buy. The premium Galaxy technologies come standard with Note9: fast wireless charging, IP68 water and dust resistance4 and Samsung services such as Samsung Health and Samsung Pay.
  • Honda Civic standardizes safety, sprouts Sport trim

    Honda Civic standardizes safety, sprouts Sport trim

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    Moving on to the Civic Sport, the newcomer is slotted above the LX and below the EX. The lower front fascia has been tweaked and a front splitter added while the rear bumper gets a new chrome accent; both models get new wheels as well. Inside, the 7-inch Display Audio infotainment system - with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto - is standard, too. The core of the 2019 Civic sedan and coupe is still the well-received 10th generation vehicle, which is now America's number one retail-selling ...
  • Google apps found tracking users even after location turned off

    Google apps found tracking users even after location turned off

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    Google's location tracking has always been a controversial subject. In a statement made in response to AP, Google said it used "a number of different ways" to track a user's whereabouts beyond Location History, like Web and App Activity and Location Services.
  • Google telling users that the Play Store doesn't have Fortnite

    Google telling users that the Play Store doesn't have Fortnite

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    While normally you just go onto the google Play Store and search for an app, Epic Games has kept Fortnite off the service , avoiding the 30% fee Google takes for being on the store, assuming that Fortnite is a big enough game that players will work out how to find the app regardless.
  • Intel Core i9 CPUs to launch on October 1

    Intel Core i9 CPUs to launch on October 1

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    Wccftech claims that Intel will introduce its Core i9, i7, and i5 chips on October 1st. As per leaked documents that the site has obtained, the Core i9-9900K will be the first mainstream desktop processor to use the Core i9 brand. Each has a 95W TDP. They all run lower clock frequencies, core counts, and TDPs, but won't arrive until Q1 2019 at the earliest with pricing yet to be confirmed.
  • Nintendo Switch Online launches in the second half of September

    Nintendo Switch Online launches in the second half of September

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    The list is fairly short at the moment, but one game that's probably going to drive a lot of subscriptions is Super Smash Bros Ultimate, which launches on December 7. For an individual player, this feature will fun about 4 bucks a month, though a three month and twelve month option is also available. This includes games that have received a score of 8 or higher on GameSpot since the console's release, as well as reviews for new games and updates to reviews of older games that were ported to ...
  • The Samsung Galaxy Watch Is Definitely Happening

    The Samsung Galaxy Watch Is Definitely Happening

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    It is non-removable. 'I would say the functionality of the S Pen with Bluetooth , ' replied Beaumont when asked what her number one feature of the new phone would be. Galaxy owners can find the installer in the Samsung Game Launcher app. Significantly, Samsung touted the audio quality of its three-legged companion, rather than its AI smarts.
  • Fortnite for Android goes

    Fortnite for Android goes "off market"

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    With the game not available on Google Play, it's highly recommended that you don't simply install any APKs from unknown sources. Leaving this security setting off (as inevitably many will) will leave many Fortnite players susceptible to malware that harm their device.
  • DOOM Eternal Will Raise Hell On Nintendo Switch

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    But don't stop there - read on to see the five biggest reveals from the event. Wait, really? After all the ripping and...? Such details included confirmation of PvP multiplayer and single-player story DLC , a new feature that allows you and friends to invade other people's games as demons , and word of a " DOOM universe " in the making.
  • Samsung unveils Note 9, taking aim at iPhone X

    Samsung unveils Note 9, taking aim at iPhone X

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    Samsung has also increased the size of the display from 6.3 inches to 6.4 inches, upgraded the wide-angle lens of the rear dual camera, bumped the RAM up to 8GB on the new 512GB model, and increased the size of the battery from 3,300mAh to 4,000mAh.
  • Magic Leap One augmented reality goggles ship today for $2295

    Magic Leap One augmented reality goggles ship today for $2295

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    From the look of it, Magic Leap's untethered experience doesn't seem half bad, but I'm still skeptical of the quality as I haven't had the chance to try it yet. All of that computing power needs electricity, and the rechargeable battery last for "up to 3 hours continuous use", Magic Leap said. Magic Leap and Weta Workshop have also jointly built Dr.
  • Facebook introduces AR games to Messenger group video chat

    Facebook introduces AR games to Messenger group video chat

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    From there, their friends will be notified if they are being challenged. The tech giant owns both WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger , but it appears keen to push users towards the latter for video calls with the most recent update. "We're planning to roll out more games in the coming weeks and months - including passing a beach ball back and forth with " Beach Bump " and a matching cat game with " Kitten Kraze " - so make sure to check back often!", said Facebook in Newsroom post.
  • All Bot Team OpenAI Decimates Former Pros in Dota 2 Tournament

    All Bot Team OpenAI Decimates Former Pros in Dota 2 Tournament

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    The bot technology of OpenAI has reached a point where it can now destroy a team of highly skilled, former professional, Dota 2 players - in a match that wasn't even close. The Verge goes on to report that one of the things that was particularly impressive in the match-up from the AI perspective is its "inhuman" lack of indecision.
  • 'Multiple Diablo Projects In the Works,' Confirms Blizzard

    'Multiple Diablo Projects In the Works,' Confirms Blizzard

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    We've known for quite some time that Blizzard has been hiring for a mysterious Diablo-related project. Camel mentioned that some of the projects will take longer than others, but Blizzard hopes to have some things to show fans later this year.
  • How to watch the Red Dead Redemption 2 gameplay trailer

    How to watch the Red Dead Redemption 2 gameplay trailer

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    This Red Dead Redemption 2 trailer is a six-minute window into the game, exclusively featuring video captured in-game. Rockstar Games will show off new Red Dead Redemption 2 gameplay footage tomorrow , Thursday, August 9 at 11AM EST.
  • Sony to release limited-edition PS4 in celebration of 500 million sales

    Sony to release limited-edition PS4 in celebration of 500 million sales

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    We're sure that means an increase in the weekly allocation of champagne at Sony HQ, but for ordinary gamers there's a different way to celebrate: buying the new PlayStation 4 Pro 500 Million Limited Edition console. Furthermore, the PS4 500 Million Limited Edition DualShock 4 controller and headset will be sold separately for Euro 64 (around Rs. 5,000) and Euro 89 (around Rs.7,100).
  • Alexa can now notify users when it learns new things

    Alexa can now notify users when it learns new things

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    Read the full report from The Information here. The new Answer Updates is being rolled out over the coming days, and it could help solve one of the most frustrating things about Echo smart speakers . There are instances when Alexa doesn't know the answer to a particular question. "With just a tap of the steering wheel, SEAT customers will be able to ask Alexa for music, get the news , control their smart home, and much more".