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Tech YouTube Will 'Frustrate' Some Users With Ads So They Pay for Music
Author: 0 YouTube Will 'Frustrate' Some Users With Ads So They Pay for Music

People who treat YouTube like a music service, those passively listening for long periods of time, will encounter more ads, according to Lyor Cohen , the company's global head of music. "Everyone is drunk on the growth of subscription". More than 100 million people around the world use this add-on program. In short, if YouTube starts swamping music lovers with ads, why would they subscribe? It now has 71 million subscribers.

Tech Fortnite Blitz Mode Being Changed, Materials Rebalanced
Author: 0 Fortnite Blitz Mode Being Changed, Materials Rebalanced

And apparently it has nothing to do with the game, but everything to do with the sheer extent of Android devices on the market. "However, this approach doesn't find every impacted account, or you might have created your Epic account after we checked a particular password dump".

Tech Korea prosecutors seek arrest of ex-president Lee
Author: 0 Korea prosecutors seek arrest of ex-president Lee

Lee, a former Hyundai executive, is also accused of using his presidential power to settle a legal case against an auto parts company he secretly owned. Curtains are drawn at ex-President Lee Myung-bak's house in Nonhyeon-dong, Seoul on Sunday. The conservative ex-leader has denounced the investigation as "political revenge" by his rivals.

Tech Felon controlled self-driving Uber that killed woman
Author: 0 Felon controlled self-driving Uber that killed woman

Uber has since suspended all testing of its autonomous vehicles in Tempe, Pittsburgh, San Francisco, and Toronto. Many major carmakers - General Motors, Ford, Toyota, Volvo and Tesla among them - are at various stages of developing, deploying and testing autonomous vehicle technologies.

Tech Vivo V9 listed on Amazon India, pre-booking start March 23
Author: 0 Vivo V9 listed on Amazon India, pre-booking start March 23

It will be powered by a 2.2GHz Qualcomm's Snapdragon 660 processor , paired with 6GB RAM . It sports a 6.28-inch full-HD+ (1080×2280 pixels) Super AMOLED display with a 19:9 aspect ratio. Audio options on the Vivo X21 include the AK4376A HiFi chip. Vivo launched the first under... The 64GB model costs CNY 2,898 ($458), while the 128GB is priced at CNY 3,198 ($505).

Tech OnePlus 6 Preview is Here in the Form of the OPPO R15
Author: 0 OnePlus 6 Preview is Here in the Form of the OPPO R15

Oppo has officially announced the launch of its flagship Oppo R15 and Oppo R15 Dream Mirror Edition smartphones in China. The smartphones will be available in China starting April 1. The Oppo R115 is priced at RMB 2,999 (approximately Rs 30,650), and is available in three color choices of Snow White, Hot Red, and Star Purple. The phones come with a fingerprint scanner that can be seen on the back.

Tech United Kingdom probing Facebook after Cambridge Analytica suspension
Author: 0 United Kingdom probing Facebook after Cambridge Analytica suspension

Sens. John Kennedy, R-La., and Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., wrote to the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee demanding that top executives from Facebook , Twitter and Google be brought in for questioning about their efforts to police their own platforms for abuse and interference in US elections.

Tech Google's Android P will block apps built for Android 4.1 or lower
Author: 0 Google's Android P will block apps built for Android 4.1 or lower

What's more, in the recently-released Android P Developer Preview 1 , Google warns users when they open an ageing app , throwing up the message: "This app was built for an older version of Android and may not work properly". It would be sometime before they get anywhere near Android P. Play Protect also helped Google scan 65 percent more apps in its Play store for potential malware and other threats compared with 2016, he said.

Tech Google Pixel XL may overcharge due to an Android 8.1 bug
Author: 0 Google Pixel XL may overcharge due to an Android 8.1 bug

Do you plan on picking up a new Pixel 2 XL with these promos? Flagship phones have become terribly expensive these days and OEMs can't really push prices way too low without cutting profit margins. This is a deal to be excited about, as Pixels are certainly well-designed phones that many swear by. In order to get your hands on the free 18W USB-C charger , you'll just need to make sure to add it to your cart while purchasing the Google Pixel 2 through the online store.

Tech Google introduces 'Shopping Actions' to help retailers in their battle with Amazon
Author: 0 Google introduces 'Shopping Actions' to help retailers in their battle with Amazon

Google is moving beyond search and further into e-commerce through a new collaboration with several USA retailers that would see them give the company a cut of their purchases. Ulta Beauty's average order value has jumped 35 percent since partnering with Google, Chief Executive Officer Mary Dillon said. The program, called Shopping Actions, will be available to all U.S.

Tech Yakuza Kiwami 2 Coming Stateside
Author: 0 Yakuza Kiwami 2 Coming Stateside

There will be new content coming to Yakuza Kiwami 2 that wasn't present on the PlayStation 2 back in the day. This is the fastest release of a Yakuza title in the West. This year's looking to be a pretty big one for the Yakuza franchise, between the forthcoming Yakuza 6 , which arrives next month for PlayStation 4; and the just-announced US debut of Yakuza Kiwami 2 , coming later this summer to PS4.

Tech NCAA Tournament Bracket 2018: Early Championship Odds, Predictions for Top Seeds
Author: 0 NCAA Tournament Bracket 2018: Early Championship Odds, Predictions for Top Seeds

Villanova, which is the top seed in the East for the third time in four seasons, will face a Radford team that has won a program record 23 games and lost to Ohio State, Vanderbilt and Virginia Tech earlier in the season. 4 Arizona and No. 5 Kentucky in its half of the bracket. Khadeen Carrington had 26 points and Desi Rodriguez added 20 off the bench to lead the No.

Tech Spotify to launch in India soon, according to CEO Daniel Ek
Author: 0 Spotify to launch in India soon, according to CEO Daniel Ek

Ek, who said he won't ring the bell the day Spotify's stock opens on the New York Stock Exchange. "In terms of other African countries we are always looking at the market for when is the right time in terms of catalogue, connectivity etc", Krause said at a press conference in Johannesburg, according to ITWebAfrica .

Tech Two militants killed, three policemen injured in Srinagar gunfight
Author: 0 Two militants killed, three policemen injured in Srinagar gunfight

Two militants were killed and a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan was injured in a fierce encounter by security forces in the wee hours on Friday in Khanmoh area on the outskirts of Srinagar , a police spokesman said. Security forces cordoned off a cluster of houses in the area to track down the militants who later fired at a search party, triggering a gun fight.

Tech Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ Sales Start in India Today
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ Sales Start in India Today

As soon as some Sprint subscribers received their Galaxy S9 pre-orders from Samsung, it became clear there was a problem. It comes in Midnight Black, Titanium Gray, Coral Blue and Lilac Purple colors. Buyers can also get Rs 6000 as cashback if they snap up the duo via Paytm online or offline. Unlike the galaxy S8, the S9 and S9 Plus introduce Android users to Augmented Reality ( AR) Emojis .

Tech Fortnite 3.3 patch is now available, adds Remote Explosives and Supply Llama
Author: 0 Fortnite 3.3 patch is now available, adds Remote Explosives and Supply Llama

Once there, simply click the "Sign up for Email Invite" option. Once you are logged in, you may have to wait a bit in the queue. Once it does, you'll know what to do next. As for device requirements, Fortnite requires an iPhone SE/iPhone 6s or newer, or an iPad Pro, iPad Air 2, iPad Mini 4, or 2017 iPad. Also, since this is a multiplayer game, therefore it requires a constant internet connection.

Tech RE: Audi to launch Tesla rivalling e-tron GT
Author: 0 RE: Audi to launch Tesla rivalling e-tron GT

Stadler revealed that the auto will be based on the same "J1" platform as Porsche's Mission E , collaboration on the development of which has "reduced development costs by a three-digit million Euro amount". The e-tron GT will form part of Audi's electrified future - a portfolio that will span more than 20 models by 2025. Stadler said that Audi will leverage the Modular Electric Toolkit that Volkswagen is developing for the compact segment as well as its own premium-architecture ...

Tech It's now easier to get your Samsung phone repaired in the US
Author: 0 It's now easier to get your Samsung phone repaired in the US

Samsung plans to add around 200 more locations in the USA by early 2019, but it's not clear whether we'll see similar programs in neighboring countries. Galaxy smartphone owners will be able to schedule appointments through the dedicated repairs page for Samsung Care-authorized uBreakiFix locations.

Tech France to act against Google, Apple
Author: 0 France to act against Google, Apple

Le Maire said these practices are unfair: "As powerful as they are, Google and Apple should not be able to treat our startups and our developers the way they now do". These targeted companies and individuals making software for the App Store and Google Play . Earlier this year, French regulators launched an investigation into the firm's "deliberate" slowing down of older iPhones .

Author: 0 Huawei's P20 lineup leaks out: See them pictured in every colour

Coming to the optics, the latest Honor smartphone has 13 mega pixel rear facing camera (f/2.2 aperture) along with 2 mega pixel image sensor to capture the depth of the field information for portrait shots. From the connectivity front, it has Dual SIM connectivity with 4G VoLTE support, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, Global Positioning System with GLONASS, 3.5mm audio jack, and FM Radio.

Tech Fitbit announces Ace, a fitness wearable made for children
Author: 0 Fitbit announces Ace, a fitness wearable made for children

The Ionic is bulky, angular, and not suitable for every size wrist - the Versa gets rid of all those pain points. It features a modern design that reminds me of a Pebble watch ( a company they bought ), unlike that terrible looking thing they shipped previously, called the Ionic .

Tech Apple Announces That WWDC 2018 Will Return to San Jose June 4
Author: 0 Apple Announces That WWDC 2018 Will Return to San Jose June 4

The venue of choice this year is The McEnery Convention Center in San Jose. Engage in motivating conversations around key topics with fellow developers and Apple experts. Up to 350 WWDC Student Scholarships are available this year, providing students and members of all STEM organizations an opportunity to earn a free ticket to WWDC.