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Tech Apple says new 911 technology will reduce emergency response times
Author: 0 Apple says new 911 technology will reduce emergency response times

Further, he added , "When every moment counts, these tools will help first responders reach our customers when they most need assistance". Apple says that no one will see the data during the call, except 911 calling centers. According to Apple, almost four in five 911 calls are presently coming from mobile devices, but 911 centers still have technologies built primarily for the landline-era infrastructure, so locating 911 mobile callers is extremely hard.

Author: 0 Nintendo and Disney Are Collaborating on a Nintendo Switch Game Show

Some of the games that the four families are expected to play are Super Mario Odyssey , Mario Tennis Aces , and Just Dance 2018 . Nintendo and Disney are two of the biggest corporations on the planet, so it only makes sense that when they collide they produce something like a television show.

Tech Microsoft Releases Microsoft News App as it Rebrands its News Aggregation Engine
Author: 0 Microsoft Releases Microsoft News App as it Rebrands its News Aggregation Engine

Microsoft News appears to be exactly that, a brand new product if you look at the mobile experience. As part of this announcement, Microsoft has also released an updated iOS and Android app called Microsoft News. The new Microsoft News app does indeed have a dark theme which enables "better night reading". For those who will use it, let us know how it compares to other news aggregation apps like Google News , Flipboard, etc.

Tech Supreme Court Lets States Force Online Retailers To Collect Sales Tax
Author: 0 Supreme Court Lets States Force Online Retailers To Collect Sales Tax

In response to the ruling, the stocks of several internet retailers, including Amazon, eBay and Wayfair, all dropped. The cases the court overturned said that if a business was shipping a product to a state where it didn't have a physical presence such as a warehouse or office, it didn't have to collect the state's sales tax.

Tech 50M Units Sold with 400M Players Worldwide + Sanhok Release - PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
Author: 0 50M Units Sold with 400M Players Worldwide + Sanhok Release - PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds

The new discount brings the price of PUBG down to Rs. 669 in India, and $20 in the US. PUBG Corp. further elaborated that over 87 million users play the game every day on all platforms too. The map is half the size of PUBG's first two maps, Erangel and Miramar, offering a more action-packed close quarters experience. The map's weather changes on the fly, and the map assesses remaining numbers of players and player locations before deciding where to shrink the safe zone of the map ...

Tech Ex-Sony Online boss reveals why Sony is blocking cross-platform play
Author: 0 Ex-Sony Online boss reveals why Sony is blocking cross-platform play

PlayStation Hits will also be launching in Canada (without DOOM in the lineup), but Sony doesn't give a solid launch date and says that prices will start at $19.99 CAD and range from there. These details come from Capcom Brand Manager Mike Lunn who revealed them in a recent interview with GamingBolt . In fact, they've gone further than that, by blocking Switch users from using their existing Fortnite account if it's already been used on PlayStation 4.

Tech Huge iPhone X Plus Looks Like the One to Beat
Author: 0 Huge iPhone X Plus Looks Like the One to Beat

It's widely rumored that Apple will launch three iPhone this year. Two of these will feature OLED displays and directly succeed the iPhone X in specifications. But that didn't come true as Apple didn't announce any new hardware at the WWDC and just focussed on the iOS 12, which power the iPhone X and other iPhones this year, along with software for Mac and Watch.

Tech Bank of International Settlements shoots a withering look at bitcoin and peers
Author: 0 Bank of International Settlements shoots a withering look at bitcoin and peers

As a financial institution that acts as a bank to central banks, BIS serves as a voice of authority in this case. "Money has value because it has users", says Hyun Song Shin , economic adviser and head of research. It also noted the unstable value of cryptocurrencies, which has arisen from the lack of a central issuer guaranteeing its stability. Despite such drawbacks, the report also pointed out the advantages of bitcoin, such as its potential use as part of "low-volume cross-border ...

Tech Suzuki keeps Jimny's gritty look for new generation
Author: 0 Suzuki keeps Jimny's gritty look for new generation

Giving a big surprise to the SUV-lovers, Suzuki has even better to offer with their latest Suzuki Jimny 2019 model, which is a ideal blend of toughness and the ultra-modern technology. So it'll be a petrol engine of some sort, and most likely Suzuki's 1.0-litre Boosterjet three-cylinder or 1.4-litre Boosterjet four-cylinder (going off the image above it looks to be a four-cylinder based on the manifold) and possibly the brand's 1.2-litre naturally-aspirated four-cylinder as an entry-level ...

Tech This iPhone X Killer Sports a Wild Motorized Camera
Author: 0 This iPhone X Killer Sports a Wild Motorized Camera

Oppo Find X measures 156.7 x 74.3 x 9.4mm and weighs around 186 grams. Switch on the camera app and the top of the phone slides open (you don't need to do anything manually) to reveal a dual camera on the back, and a pretty fancy 25 megapixel camera on the front that not only clicks wonderful selfies, it also works as facial recognition device...

Tech Google Home, Chromecast can tell bad guys where you live
Author: 0 Google Home, Chromecast can tell bad guys where you live

Young said the attack works by asking the Google device for a list of nearby wireless networks and then sending that list to Google's geolocation lookup services. In his own testing, Young said the data he pulled accurately pinpointed his house. Armed with this data, Google can very often determine a user's location to within a few feet (particularly in densely populated areas), by triangulating the user between several nearby mapped Wi-Fi access points.

Tech Would you buy the Oppo Find X?
Author: 0 Would you buy the Oppo Find X?

In fact, 93.8% of the front of the Find X is screen - meaning that the bezels are completely gone from three sides, with the "chin" at the base of the screen a slender affair. There's a sizable 3,730mAh battery sealed inside the Find X , and it features Oppo's VOOC fast charging technology allowing you to give it a quick blast before heading out the door, via the USB-C port.

Tech Google Pixel 3 XL to come with single camera, hints latest leak
Author: 0 Google Pixel 3 XL to come with single camera, hints latest leak

The Pixel 2 series boasts of one of the greatest smartphone cameras money can buy today, despite sporting a single 12MP rear sensor aided by OIS and EIS. It had been widely assumed that the search giant would ultimately get rid of the feature but it appears like it will be sticking around on the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL .

Tech Two killed & 4 injured in mass shooting in Malmo, Sweden
Author: 0 Two killed & 4 injured in mass shooting in Malmo, Sweden

Police said there was no indication of terrorism. The man reportedly fired an automatic weapon at the crowd, who were celebrating Sweden's 1-0 victory against Korea, this evening. Feuds between criminal gangs fighting over territory have become more common in major Swedish cities in recent years. Swedish police said the motive for the attack is not yet known .

Tech Apple fined $9m for misleading customers
Author: 0 Apple fined $9m for misleading customers

Then, in June 2017, the ACCC conducted an undercover operation involving 13 calls with Apple retailers in Australia, in which Apple representatives allegedly said Apple did not have responsibility to remedy faulty iPhones repaired by an unauthorised third party.

Tech Google launches App Maker for all G Suite customers
Author: 0 Google launches App Maker for all G Suite customers

To do this, App Maker provides users with a low-code application development environment that lets you build applications through a straightforward drag and drop environment. Since announcing the beta availability of App Maker, Google has added several new features and improved upon existing ones, Reva said. Once apps are live, usage can be monitored through Google Analytics.

Tech Pokemon Go is finally letting you trade with friends
Author: 0 Pokemon Go is finally letting you trade with friends

Your status and last in-game activity will be presented, as well as a "Persona"-like social link tally called "Friendship Level" - with thresholds between " Good Friend ", " Great Friend ", " Ultra Friend ", and " Best Friend " - which you can boost through fighting in gyms together, or giving gifts to each other".

Tech Android Messages for web goes live today
Author: 0 Android Messages for web goes live today

If you have a modern Android phone with Google's default SMS and RCS app , you now finally have messaging continuity between your phone and your computer (s). This means when you receive a message with a one-time password or code you can save time by copying that password directly from the message with a tap.

Tech Google Maps can no longer directly book an Uber ride
Author: 0 Google Maps can no longer directly book an Uber ride

Google has removed the ability to book an Uber ride from inside Google Maps. If you decided that taking an Uber was what you wanted, you could book the ride right in Google Maps (assuming you set up the integration with your Uber account previously).

Tech YouTube’s Music Streaming Service Takes Aim at Spotify
Author: 0 YouTube’s Music Streaming Service Takes Aim at Spotify

Google Play Music subscribers will actually get YouTube Music Premium for free, at least for now. The company is also replacing its YouTube Red premium video service with a new, all-encompassing YouTube Premium . And that doesn't point to a bright future for Google's music streaming service . Interestingly YouTube Music will support more AI smarts. The UK, and other countries will get it in the "coming weeks".

Tech Google launches VR180 creator tool to simplify video editing
Author: 0 Google launches VR180 creator tool to simplify video editing

With high-quality editing options like raw fisheye conversion and VR-support, the tool is a great way for users to get into VR video editing without spending a fortune on hardware and software. VR180 Creator converts the frames into a standard format, so you can edit it by using such popular programs as Adobe Premiere and Final Cut Pro. When you're prepared to impart your newly altered creation to the world, you can utilize VR180 Creator to re-include the VR180 metadata.

Tech IOS 12 will share your location with 911 emergency responders
Author: 0 IOS 12 will share your location with 911 emergency responders

Apple guarantees users that the location data won't be used for any "non-emergency purpose" and that only the responding call center will have access to the data during the 911 call. RapidSOS will intregrate its system with existing software used by call centers. "911 telecommunicators do extraordinary work managing millions of emergencies with little more than a voice connection".

Tech OnePlus 6 update to fix bootloader flaw is rolling out
Author: 0 OnePlus 6 update to fix bootloader flaw is rolling out

OnePlus 6 starts getting OxygenOS 5.1.7 with bootloader security fix and some new features as well. The 5.1.7 update will not be released for India region, as we are still working on a fix based on the logs we have received from users who have reported these issues.

Tech Samsung Galaxy S9 vs OnePlus 6: 5 reasons to buy OP 6
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S9 vs OnePlus 6: 5 reasons to buy OP 6

OnePlus 6 which was launched in India on 17th May has started selling in India from today. The OnePlus 6 is already out in the wild, and the next most obvious thing to do is already being carried out with the utmost zeal, figuring out how good the latest flagship killer from China is compared to the more established brands such as the Samsung Galaxy S9 .

Tech Hey Siri, keep me updated on the Fifa World Cup
Author: 0 Hey Siri, keep me updated on the Fifa World Cup

According to Apple Insider, the crypto-related guidelines of Apple were initially established in 2014 after the App Store removed other cryptocurrency apps including Coinbase claiming some unsolved problem. Android also allows users to do more from notifications without ever having to jump into an app. "Unfortunately, the review team found that Valve's Steam iOS app, as now submitted, violates a number of guidelines around user generated content, in-app purchases, content codes, etc", ...

Tech Google Announces Gmail on iOS Update to Prioritize Email Notifications
Author: 0 Google Announces Gmail on iOS Update to Prioritize Email Notifications

Receive notifications on your iOS device for high-priority emails only. Gmail already offers the option to just get notified of emails that fall into the " Primary " category, however that may still invite a lot of pings. Android users, however, may have to wait-and hopefully that won't take a long time before it arrives. Thanks to the use of AI, the app figures out which new emails are very, very important to you and with the proper settings enabled, only those high priority ...