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Tech Apple to buy Intel modem unit to jumpstart in-house 5G plans
Author: 0 Apple to buy Intel modem unit to jumpstart in-house 5G plans

The transaction will be concluded by the fourth quarter of 2019, subject to regulatory approvals and other formalities. Intel will be allowed to continue R&D for non-smartphone modems such as PCs, internet-of-things devices and autonomous vehicles.

Tech Sony Announces RX100 VII Pocket Camera With Pro-Level Features
Author: 0 Sony Announces RX100 VII Pocket Camera With Pro-Level Features

It's not just about video makers though, its still capabilities have seen something of a boost too, with Sony claiming it crams in Alpha 9 level performance into a compact camera . Real-time Eye AF uses this AI feature as well: it allows it to process all the eye data in real time, which allows the users improved accuracy, speed and tracking for any type of subjects.

Tech Google wants your face data in return for a $5 gift card
Author: 0 Google wants your face data in return for a $5 gift card

This offbeat data collecting method hints at Google looking to amp its face unlock feature on the Pixel 4 releasing this fall. If the answer is yes, the user is then handed a phone and asked to take pictures of their face from different angles using the selfie mode in exchange for a $5 gift card.

Tech Team Rocket inside Pokemon Go: Here's how it works
Author: 0 Team Rocket inside Pokemon Go: Here's how it works

Once purified, the Pokemon will lose Frustration and gain Return. It is still not clear what is the reason behind the sudden removal of the Team Go Rocket from the game, but for now, it seems like Professor Willow will give tasks to players to investigate this through some Special Research.

Tech US Justice Department launches new, sweeping tech antitrust probe
Author: 0 US Justice Department launches new, sweeping tech antitrust probe

Facebook will pay a record-breaking $5bn penalty in the USA for "deceiving" users about their ability to keep personal information private, after a year-long investigation into the Cambridge Analytica data breach . Facebook won't be required to admit guilt but will have to submit to federal oversight, the newspaper reported . To implement this, we'll have to review our technical systems to document any privacy risks and how we're handling them.

Tech You Might Want to Uninstall VLC. Immediately
Author: 0 You Might Want to Uninstall VLC. Immediately

The security flaw allows remote execution of code (RCE), which allows hackers to have complete access to your computer to install, run and modify anything without your knowledge. Apple's MacOS seems to be safe from this threat or at least hasn't been mentioned in the potential systems that could be targeted. VideoLAN took to Twitter to address the security concern.

Tech Microsoft invests $1B in Elon Musk co-founded OpenAI
Author: 0 Microsoft invests $1B in Elon Musk co-founded OpenAI

The company collaborates with partners and researchers, often sharing AI patents. The two will also jointly develop supercomputing technology, and Microsoft will be OpenAI's preferred partner to commercialize its creations, the companies said in a statement on Monday .

Tech New Overwatch hero Sigma is a gravity-wielding tank
Author: 0 New Overwatch hero Sigma is a gravity-wielding tank

Due to his lowered down health pool compared to tanks like Reinhardt, Zarya, or Hammond, it does seem that Sigma will be a suitable off tank when he is fully released. And that's it! That's all of Sigma's abilities. The shield will require being withdrawn in order to regenerate its barrier/health pool. Kinetic Grasp: Sigma blocks projectiles in mid-air, converting them into shield points.

Tech Bug in Facebook Messenger Kids app allowed group chats with unapproved strangers
Author: 0 Bug in Facebook Messenger Kids app allowed group chats with unapproved strangers

The Verge found out about this after they obtained a copy of the message Facebook was sending parents about affected chats in the past few days. The unsettling revelation comes in the same week that the U.S. Because of the flaw, these group chats could also include users who weren't approved by the girl's parents. Wednesday also appreciate your feedback .

Tech 'Fortnite' update lets you watch 'Fortnite' while playing 'Fortnite'
Author: 0 'Fortnite' update lets you watch 'Fortnite' while playing 'Fortnite'

Fortnite's in-game news feed shows that a new Scout Sniper Rifle is about to make its entry into the game pretty soon. If the gun comes before the Fortnite World Cup Finals, we may see the exclusion of this weapon from the competition. "There will be no downtime". The Storm Scout Sniper Rifle is said to have a major ability over other snipers. The official description of the Scout Sniper Rifle states that " Knowledge is Power".

Tech Two Point Hospital Will Land on Consoles By Christmas
Author: 0 Two Point Hospital Will Land on Consoles By Christmas

Now available on PC ( Steam and SEGA Store ), Two Point Hospital is coming to Nintendo Switch , PS4 and Xbox One later this year. Bringing Two Point Hospital to console is something we always envisioned when starting up Two Point Studios in 2016.

Tech Nintendo Hit With Class Action Over Faulty Controllers
Author: 0 Nintendo Hit With Class Action Over Faulty Controllers

Ever since the Nintendo Switch launched, there have been a host of problems regarding the system's Joy-Con controllers, chief among them being what is colloquially known as "Joy-Con Drift". Upon asking for other reports of Switch Joy-Con drifting, CSK&D received some 5,500 further complaints about the issue in just 24 hours, as reported by Polygon .

Tech The Pokémon Company And Tencent Are Making A New Game
Author: 0 The Pokémon Company And Tencent Are Making A New Game

So here's some news, there is a piece of news from Twitter about The Pokemon Company . We'll keep an eye out for additional details about this team up between The Pokemon Company and TiMi Studio, so stay tuned for more. The company is now working on the upcoming Call of Duty: Mobile , which unsurprisingly plans to bring key elements of the shooter franchise to smartphones.

Tech Overwatch: When is Sigma's release date?
Author: 0 Overwatch: When is Sigma's release date?

Overwatch has unveiled their newest hero, described as and "eccentric astrophysicist" who is also completely unaware that he is being utilized as a weapon. It's unknown when Sigma will show up in the Public Test Region where PC players will be able to try him out to help with big fixes before he is unleashed onto the main game.

Tech Death Stranding Cover Revealed
Author: 0 Death Stranding Cover Revealed

Death Stranding is set for release for PS4 on November 8th, 2019. The director also revealed that Heartman spends his little time awake in search of his family, which he lost during the event nicknamed precisely: Death Stranding . But it doesn't matter what's on the outside, as long as the game is just as awesome as it looks to be. Stay tuned to PSU.com for more details on Death Stranding as we get them.

Tech Hongmeng OS is not for smartphones, Huawei VP confirms
Author: 0 Hongmeng OS is not for smartphones, Huawei VP confirms

Huawei's homegrown OS is still very interesting, mainly because of the fact that the company isn't actually working on an alternative to Android. However, Huawei board member and senior Vice President Catherine Chen now reportedly says that the new operating system is not meant for smartphones.

Tech Tinder defies Google Play policies by accepting in-app payments
Author: 0 Tinder defies Google Play policies by accepting in-app payments

The report says that Tinder is in the hope that Google will not take down the app due to its enormous popularity. Tinder, which is owned by Match Group (they also own dating services OkCupid and Match.com), earned a record US$275 million previous year alone.

Tech The 2020 iPhones are reported to come with a 120Hz refresh rate
Author: 0 The 2020 iPhones are reported to come with a 120Hz refresh rate

Apple on July 11 announced it would shut down the Walkie-Talkie app because of a security concern that was discovered by a user. "We concluded that disabling the app was the right course of action as this bug could allow someone to listen through another customer's iPhone without consent".

Tech Asus ROG II Smartphone Has Some Insanely High-End Specs
Author: 0 Asus ROG II Smartphone Has Some Insanely High-End Specs

The only main difference will be the in-display fingerprint scanner. ASUS is even using a 240Hz touch sampling rate for the best in touch response with a touch latency of just 49ms, something that you should see the results of instantly when it's in your hands.

Tech Samsung Galaxy Fold to relaunch soon after passing all tests sucessfully
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy Fold to relaunch soon after passing all tests sucessfully

Based on earlier stories, Samsung may launch a 20W wireless charging pad on August 7, and just like the 45W charging brick, don't count on the pad to return cheap. We have already seen Lenovo release a folding screen laptop and it is logical Samsung could explore this space. Neither Samsung nor Microsoft confirmed the device so far.

Tech Redmi Will Launch A Smartphone With A 64MP Camera
Author: 0 Redmi Will Launch A Smartphone With A 64MP Camera

The Redmi K20 comes in two variants in India with prices starting at Rs. 21,999.In this video, we'll show you what comes in the box when you buy a Redmi K20 in India. Now it has been revealed: Redmi will be using it on one of its upcoming smartphones. In terms of connectivity, it supports dual SIM, 4G VoLTE, dual-band Wi-Fi ac, Bluetooth 5.0, Global Positioning System L1+L2 dual-band, NFC, 3.5mm headphone jack and a USB Type-C port.

Tech Leaked Google Pixel 4 front glass reveals handsets design
Author: 0 Leaked Google Pixel 4 front glass reveals handsets design

When everyone is moving away from bezels, the Pixel 4 looks like a device from 2017, with a huge chin and very big forehead, put this thing next to a Samsung Galaxy S10 and it will look like it came from the stone age. When it comes to imaging, we have high expectations about Pixel 4. Even the message that was posted with the image hints that the new Google Pixel is an incredible phone: "Wait 'til you can see what it can do.".

Tech Google leaks the Pixel 4, it’s the real thing
Author: 0 Google leaks the Pixel 4, it’s the real thing

The Pixel 4 render doesn't show a fingerprint sensor on the back, so it could have 3D facial recognition. Usually, Google puts a fingerprint sensor on the back of its phones, but it appears that will get removed on the Pixel 4. If Unbox Therapy's Lewis Hilsenteger is right, the third sensor barely peeking out could be a " spectral sensor ", which helps the camera to deal with screens in a better way.

Tech Microsoft Shares Hit All-Time High On Blowout Earnings, Growing Cloud Sales
Author: 0 Microsoft Shares Hit All-Time High On Blowout Earnings, Growing Cloud Sales

Microsoft's cloud and Office businesses continued to shine in this quarter's results. Revenues for the fourth quarter stood at $33.7 billion, a year-on-year increase of 12%, while net income increased by 49% at $13.2 billion. They experienced a climb in revenue of 4% to $11.3 bn. "This is one of the most far-reaching initiatives we have put together because of it being so comprehensive", he said.

Tech Call Of Duty Modern Warfare: Possibility Of Deathmatch And Battle Royale Mode!
Author: 0 Call Of Duty Modern Warfare: Possibility Of Deathmatch And Battle Royale Mode!

Developed by the studio that started it all, Infinity Ward delivers an epic reimagining of the iconic Modern Warfare series from the ground up. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is now planned for an October 25th release. Now, it is not advised to follow leaks blindly; however, this time, the case is different as the channel has already provided some accurate leaks in the past.