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19 Minutes Ago Details are leaking about Microsoft's upcoming slew of Surface devices, namely the next-gen Surface Pro and Surface Laptop. Microsoft is holding an event
41 Minutes Ago North American carrier Sprint has released a new update for the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+. The update brings the September 2019 Android security patch to the 2018 flagships and sports software version G960USQS6CSH8 and G965USQS6CSH8 for the S9 and S9+ respectively.
48 Minutes Ago Google might be about to do pair up two mobile screen-related features, "Edit & Share screenshots" and the AI-powered "What's on my Screen," according to some APK digging by 9 to 5 Google.
1 Hour Ago Google is looking to bring its Kormo app to India to capture the job market scene in India. According to the Economic Times, the internet giant has been conducting multiple pilots with special focus on “how entry level hirings were made in various sectors.” The app will be officially available in India on Friday, the report adds.
1 Hour Ago Value-added industrial output in China rose 4.4% in August from a year earlier, slower than the 4.8% increase in July, the National Bureau of Statistics said Monday.
1 Hour Ago Watch this amazing drone pilot skillfully keep up with a roller coaster, weaving in and out of its supporting structure while somehow managing not to crash.
1 Hour Ago Oppo introduced three Reno2 smartphones in late August, but none of them were a true flagship specs-wise. At the end of the event the company VP Brian Shen actually revealed a new phone is incoming, called Reno Ace.
2 Hours Ago Austria semiconductor group says an extraordinary shareholder meeting at the end of October is expected to vote on the approval of a 1.5 billion-euro ($1.66 billion) equity issuance.
2 Hours Ago The boss of L’Oréal, the world’s largest beauty company, admitted in an interview with MarketWatch that pollution is good for business. He also insisted that a trend among millennials to digitally enhance their looks on social media does not make beauty products redundant but actually boosts business.
2 Hours Ago BHP, a major producer of commodities such as iron ore and steelmaking coal, has a substantial oil-and-gas division that sets it apart from most of its peers and accounted for roughly 15% of the company’s underlying earnings in fiscal 2019.
2 Hours Ago Things don’t look to good for a company that’s supposedly cleaning up its update act. Microsoft has stated that it’s taking a break from making big feature changes this year to give way to fixing bugs and polishing features.
2 Hours Ago Japan’s summers are so oppressively hot that organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics are considering using snow machines to cool down spectators at outdoor events.
3 Hours Ago At IFA 2019, HMD Global announced a handful of handsets. Undoubtedly, the Nokia 7.2 is the most interesting of its Android batch of smartphones, featuring a mid-range processor paired with a hot new 2019 design.
3 Hours Ago Although the Android tablet market has shrunken considerably, there are still quite a few OEMs making slates. Samsung is perhaps the most prolific among them, followed by Huawei and, to some extent, Amazon with its Fire tablets.
4 Hours Ago China-based makers produced 87,000 new energy vehicles and sold 85,000 units in August, decreasing 12.1% and 15.8% respectively on year, according to China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM).
4 Hours Ago Foxtel’s product strategy has seen some twists and turns over the year, with various spin-off streaming services, some which have lasted, and some which have disappeared.
4 Hours Ago HTC will continue to strengthen its deployment in Taiwan's handset market with a more prudent positioning strategy as rival brands have been launching new models rampantly into the already crowded market, according to HTC Taiwan president Darren Chen.
4 Hours Ago Backpage is no more, but US authorities are still determined to crack down on sites that enable human trafficking and other crimes. Wall Street Journal sources say Homeland Security, the Justice Department and others are reportedly investigating esc...
4 Hours Ago The filing is a centerpiece of an agreement to settle thousands of cases against the company for its role in the opioids crises. But it is expected to be vigorously contested by a group of 26 states.
4 Hours Ago Asian markets mostly fell in early trading Monday as global crude futures soared following the weekend attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities.
5 Hours Ago While accuracy in AI-based interpretation of medical images is improving, the user experience - mainly for doctors and nurses - and accessibility of the technology to them should be enhanced, says Microsoft Taiwan chief operating officer (COO) Hedy Ho.
5 Hours Ago As he threatened to bomb Iran at Saudi Arabia's behest, Trump also intensified his battle with objective reality, by denying his own prior comments. The post Threatening New War for Oil, Donald Trump Calls His Own Offer of Iran Talks “Fake News” appeared first on The Intercept.
5 Hours Ago Last week Apple were heralded by some for finally including an 18W fast charger in the box for their iPhone 11 Pro smartphone. Welcome to 2010 Apple users.
5 Hours Ago With all the high-end phones coming out the past weeks, OnePlus will soon remind consumers that one doesn’t necessarily need to spend so much on a premium mobile device.