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Tech Google Employees Protest Secret Work on Censored Search Engine for China
Author: 0 Google Employees Protest Secret Work on Censored Search Engine for China

The news of Google's efforts to create a censored search engine for the Chinese has elicited denunciations from sections the of USA press, which have scolded the company for collaborating with a "totalitarian" government. According to its most recent quarterly report, Alphabet (Google's parent company), employed 89,058 people as of June 30. Pichai pledged to be more transparent with employees as plans are closer to being finalized, the news outlet reported.

Tech PUBG Mobile Now Has Over 100 Million Downloads on Android, iOS
Author: 0 PUBG Mobile Now Has Over 100 Million Downloads on Android, iOS

PUBG and Fortnite were involved in a battle for the top spot but PUBG now has two times more downloads on mobile phones than Fortnite . Yesterday, PUBG Mobile surpassed a massive figure of 100 million downloads on iOS and Android platforms, yes, that's 100 with six zeros on its side which is indeed a big number to achieve.

Tech New MacBook, iPad Pro, and AirPower Coming in September
Author: 0 New MacBook, iPad Pro, and AirPower Coming in September

This year, Apple added 8 -generation Intel Core processors to its Pro laptops for up to 70 percent speedier performance than its previous models. They did not specifically mention MacBook Air . No word on if Apple will also remove the Air's beloved SD card slot. The MacBook will be supposedly be priced at $1,200 in the USA when it releases later this year industry sources have told DigiTimes .

Tech Google will track you even when you’ve told it not to
Author: 0 Google will track you even when you’ve told it not to

During the investigation , Princeton researcher's home address and daily route were able to be tracked by the AP. Her phone requested she rate a recent visit to Kohl's, which prompted her to ask on her blog , "So how did Google Maps know where I was?" For example, how is Google Maps supposed to give you step-by-step directions if it doesn't know where you are? Nearly two billion Android and Apple devices use Google for web browsing or for its maps.

Tech Ford Mustang Cobra Jet Debuts With New Styling And A Supercharged V8
Author: 0 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet Debuts With New Styling And A Supercharged V8

You may well question the relevance of such an offering but Ford certainly doesn't, seeing it as the continuation of a lineage which inspires customers to purchase and modify some Mustang muscle of their own. The price? Some $130 000 (that's around R1,9-million)... Starting in 2009 until 2016 Ford produced 250 Cobra Jets with various improvements made through the years.

Tech Battlefield V Gamescom Trailer Teases Battle Royale Mode
Author: 0 Battlefield V Gamescom Trailer Teases Battle Royale Mode

It gives players a look at a few new theaters of war where they'll battle for WW2 dominance, as well as a glimpse at the upcoming Grand Operations and battle royale modes . Also, great choice of music too. The major benefit would be that the game will join the Battle Royale craze with the last man standing. But regardless of that, Battlefield V is shaping up to be a visually stunning shooter.

Tech Sony Has Now Sold Over 3 Million PlayStation VR Units Worldwide
Author: 0 Sony Has Now Sold Over 3 Million PlayStation VR Units Worldwide

To celebrate, Sony announced two new games coming to PSVR: Creed: Rise to Glory (which releases September 25) and Evasion (which releases October 9). You can see the full list below. The presence of recognizable game titles that first established themselves outside the VR world suggests that gamers may be more receptive to a VR library that dangles the familiar close within their grasp.

Tech Windy weather has NSW fire crews on alert
Author: 0 Windy weather has NSW fire crews on alert

The whole of the state was declared in drought last week and the dry conditions and strong winds fanned the blazes yesterday. Nearly 80 fires continue to burn along the Great Dividing Range from the Queensland border to Victoria, with 33 uncontained as of 5pm AEST on Thursday.

Tech Google to Release Own Smart Display Later This Year
Author: 0 Google to Release Own Smart Display Later This Year

Google has pretty lofty aspirations for this new smart speaker , with an industry source telling Nikkei that the company is targeting 3 million shipments for its initial release. "It's an aggressive plan". Amazon and Google topped the list with ultra-affordable offerings like the Amazon Echo Dot and Google Home Mini that are both priced below the $50 (approximately Rs.

Tech Diablo III Coming To Switch, With Exclusive Content? - Rumor
Author: 0 Diablo III Coming To Switch, With Exclusive Content? - Rumor

As you might imagine from a name like " Eternal Collection ", this version of Diablo III will include all of the 2012 game's subsequent paid expansions, including Reaper of Souls and Rise of the Necromancer , along with all of the game's free updates and patches up to this point.

Tech Apple Hacked By 16-Year-Old Fan
Author: 0 Apple Hacked By 16-Year-Old Fan

The Children's Court heard on Thursday that he had downloaded 90gb of secure files and accessed customer accounts. The biggest issue it has had to face was a 2014 incident in which hackers released nude celebrity images found on 50 iCloud accounts.

Tech OnePlus Finds First US Carrier Partner for Launch of OnePlus 6T
Author: 0 OnePlus Finds First US Carrier Partner for Launch of OnePlus 6T

CNET's report says that OnePlus will have a version of the OnePlus 6T "optimized" for T-Mobile's network, which likely means that it'll work on the new 600MHz frequency that T-Mobile has been rolling out nationwide. According to the CNET article, OnePlus isn't just going to sell the global variant of the OnePlus 6T in T-Mobile stores. Lau and Pei have long attributed the direct-sales, online-only strategy as the primary way the company is able to offer its flagship-quality handsets ...

Author: 0 Gmail for Android updated with Confidential mode

If you want to use the new Gmail Confidential Mode , first you have to make sure you have the latest Gmail app installed. The Confidential Mode allows the senders to put a time stamp on their emails, like a countdown, after which the email disappears from the recipients' accounts.

Tech Google Has Killed Call Recording In Android Smartphone, Once And For All!
Author: 0 Google Has Killed Call Recording In Android Smartphone, Once And For All!

As per a report by XDA Developers , Google has limited the frequency for applications to use the platform's Wi-Fi scan feature. As you begin using the Android 9 Pie device regularly with your day-to-day apps, the Adaptive Battery feature will be able to map out your phone's power use more accurately over time and divert resources like background processes to more useful apps.

Tech Tencent shares dip after Monster Hunter
Author: 0 Tencent shares dip after Monster Hunter

Tencent added that players who have already bought the game can get a full refund in five business days if they apply for it by August 20. World has been taken off of Tencent's WeGame platform. "The recent fumbling of core gaming operations is a worrying trend, and investors can reasonably begin to ask if constant investment and competition with Alibaba are causing Tencent to lose focus".

Tech Motorola phone 'brazen copy' of iPhone X
Author: 0 Motorola phone 'brazen copy' of iPhone X

Flip the phone over and you've got a setup that looks virtually identical to the iPhone X (even Google Image Search can't tell the difference, apparently). There's a 64- and 128GB storage version, both expandable via microSD card. The Moto P30 is arriving on September 15 for ¥2,099 ($303) with 64GB of storage or ¥2,499 ($360) with 128GB of storage .

Tech LG 5G Smartphone Coming Mid 2019
Author: 0 LG 5G Smartphone Coming Mid 2019

As global mobile carriers scramble to commercialize the next generation 5G network by early next year, smartphone makers are preparing to launch phones that run on 5G. Sprint says speeds will be up to 10 times faster than current LTE standards; in a simulation in Frankfurt back in February, Qualcomm noted download speeds of 100 Mbps download speeds on 5G while LTE allowed for 8 Mbps.

Tech Fortnite Update V5.21 Brings Heavy Sniper Rifle and Nerf to Minigun
Author: 0 Fortnite Update V5.21 Brings Heavy Sniper Rifle and Nerf to Minigun

Gliders can be redeployed when falling from big heights, additional Impulse Grenades are available, and Launch Pads will be spawned in random locations throughout the map. This mode is a twist on the traditional 50 vs 50 mode , featuring an extra emphasis on mobility. We've got all the information on the new challenges you need, and have also put together a guide to help you complete the harder ones.

Tech Nvidia Debuts
Author: 0 Nvidia Debuts "Awesome" Next Gen Chip; Shares Rise

A key focus of these next-gen GPUs , ray tracing is a technique created to increase the realism of lighting effects. For example, Porsche and Epic Games debuted "The Speed of Light", a fully dynamic Porsche 911 Speedster concept cinematic made using Nvidia's RTX technology and Unreal Engine.

Tech Chinese Internet Titan Tencent Falters After Chinese Gov. Bans Game
Author: 0 Chinese Internet Titan Tencent Falters After Chinese Gov. Bans Game

But its massive smartphone and Web population also makes it the world's largest gaming market with an estimated US$37.9 billion in revenue, according to research by Newzoo. Shares of Tencent fell 3.6% to HK$336 in Hong Kong before earnings were announced. It still hasn't gotten a green light to launch hit South Korean game PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds for desktops, nor approval to begin making money off Chinese players of the mobile version.

Tech Liverpool refer Salah to police after driving incident
Author: 0 Liverpool refer Salah to police after driving incident

The Reds have alerted the Merseyside Police about a viral video of Mohamed Salah using his mobile phone while driving. In a footage circulating on social media, the Egypt global was filmed using his phone behind at the wheel of his vehicle.

Tech Galaxy Note 9: Samsung refuses to fix its biggest problem
Author: 0 Galaxy Note 9: Samsung refuses to fix its biggest problem

The overall form looks like a black Google Home sprouted three legs, while its speaker comes clad in a woven fabric with a criss-cross design that makes it look suspiciously like Apple's device. Samsung has been conservative on battery improvements ever since its Note 7 phone in 2016 developed a tendency to burst into flame, prompting an expensive recall and delivering a hit to the company's reputation.

Tech Bound 2019 Honda Civic (facelift) revealed
Author: 0 Bound 2019 Honda Civic (facelift) revealed

Honda has revamped the 2019 Civic , making its Honda Sensing advanced driver assistance and safety technology standard on the sedan and coupe, regardless of trim level. This comes before Honda finally re-introduces the vehicle to the Indian market later this year. Cumulative sales of the current generation Civic will surpass one million units this year.

Tech Google Tracks Users' Movements With Location History Turned Off
Author: 0 Google Tracks Users' Movements With Location History Turned Off

If you've ever suspected that Google is watching your every move even when you explicitly tell it not to, a new investigation has vindicated your suspicions by proving just that. Google's own instructions say, 'You can turn off Location History at any time . As for Shankari, she's most indignant about the opacity of the whole system; "I am not opposed to background location tracking in principle", she clarified.

Tech The most wallpaper-worthy screenshots from the Red Dead Redemption 2 trailer
Author: 0 The most wallpaper-worthy screenshots from the Red Dead Redemption 2 trailer

A new gameplay trailer has landed for the hotly anticipated Red Dead Redemption 2 , giving players a glimpse into how life in the Wild West will look. First, the latest "After Hours" update was "far from the latest GTA Online updates" and confirmed that "there is more content on the way" which means beyond a shadow of a doubt that GTA V support will continue even with the release of Red Dead Redemption 2 , which separates us from its launch for just over two months.