| YouTube Bans Neo-Nazi Channel For Violating Hate Speech Rules
Feb 28th 2018, 22:02
YouTube on Wednesday banned Atomwaffen Division, an American neo-Nazi group, and removed two channels operated by the group for violating the platform’s hate speech policies, according to a report from Motherboard.
| Spotify IPO: Company Files For $1 Billion IPO, Will Trade As SPOT
Feb 28th 2018, 20:22
Music streaming service Spotify on Wednesday filed for an initial public offering (IPO) of $1 billion, making good on its long-rumored intentions to become the latest technology firm to become a publicly traded company.
| #March1NRABoycott: Apple, Amazon, YouTube Pressured To Ditch NRA
Feb 28th 2018, 17:42
After pressuring a number of major corporations to cut ties with the National Rifle Association, protesters will next direct their efforts at tech firms that have relationships with the controversial organization. The protest, set to take place on Thursday and organized under the banner #March1NRABoycott, will include a boycott of a number of companies that have ties to the NRA, including American tech firms like Apple, Amazon, Roku and YouTube.
| ‘Gran Turismo Sport’ Update 1.13: New Events, 12 Cars Added
Feb 28th 2018, 11:58
Polyphony Digital has released a new update for “Gran Turismo Sport.” Update 1.13 weighs 2.698GB and it comes with three new events for the GT League, 12 new cars and many, many more. New GT League Events “Gran Turismo Sport” Update 1.13 adds a new event for the Beginner League and it is called “Stars & Stripes.” The Amateur League also has a new event called “Vision Gran Turismo Trophy,” while the Professional League gets a new event called “F1500 Championship.”
| Motorola RAZR 2018 Confirmed? Lenovo CEO Hints At Revival
Feb 28th 2018, 11:26
While most companies, like Samsung, are focused on showcasing new high-tier handsets at this year’s Mobile World Congress, some phone makers prefer to bring back famous cellphones from the past. This is what HMD Global did by reviving the Nokia 8110 banana phone early this week. Interestingly, Lenovo could follow this strategy by re-releasing the Motorola RAZR.
| Tony Hawk Cuts Ties With Activision
Feb 28th 2018, 09:53
Tony Hawk has just confirmed that he is no longer working with video game publisher Activision. However, he could possibly come back to the video game realm if he strikes a deal with the “Descenders” developer.
| 4G Network On The Moon Coming In 2019, Or That’s The Plan
Feb 28th 2018, 09:46
On your next visit to the moon, you will still need to carry your food and water and air and a bunch of other things to survive on the lunar surface. But don’t forget to pack your selfie stick, because you could take photographs of hopping around lunar regolith and share them instantly on Instagram or Snapchat (or whichever app you prefer) right from the moon, thanks to a planned 4G network.
| Why Did Sega Remove ‘Yakuza 6: Song Of Life’ Demo From PlayStation Store?
Feb 28th 2018, 09:45
Sega has finally come out to explain why it pulled the demo version of “Yakuza 6: The Song of Life” from the PlayStation Store. Unfortunately, the company accidentally gave players access to the full game instead of just the limited demo version.
| Amazon Buys Smart Doorbell Company Ring For $1 Billion
Feb 28th 2018, 09:43
Amazon has bought security company Ring that’s mostly known for its smart doorbells. It isn’t clear yet what the electronic commerce and cloud computing company has planned for its latest acquisition, but it was already disclosed that the deal involved $1 billion.
| LG Prioritizing Audio, Battery, Camera & Display For New Smartphones
Feb 28th 2018, 03:53
LG is trying a different strategy for its new phones in an attempt to bolster its smartphone business. The strategy focuses on prioritizing audio, battery, camera and display of its new handsets, starting with the recently unveiled V30S ThinQ.
| LG V30S ThinQ Intelligent Camera Features Explained
Feb 28th 2018, 03:14
LG Electronics took the wraps off of its upgraded V30 smartphone, aptly called V30S ThinQ, at Mobile World Congress 2018. The device has a striking resemblance to last year’s model, but it has something new to offer: three intelligent camera features. After showcasing its AI platform ThinQ this past January, LG is now proudly showcasing its first mobile device that comes with such a technology. At the Barcelona event, LG unveiled the LG V30S ThinQ with smart features intended to provide an enhanced experience to users.
| MWC 2018: Samsung Wearable Cameras, Sticky Note Printers Showcased
Feb 28th 2018, 02:22
Apart from showcasing the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ flagship smartphones at this year’s Mobile World Congress, Samsung also grabbed the chance to show off new devices from companies spun off from its Creative Lab or C-Lab. The new creations present at MWC 2018 are wearable cameras, sticky note printers and helmet communication devices.
| Samsung Could Scrap Galaxy S Series Naming System
Feb 28th 2018, 01:23
Samsung is considering a different name for the Galaxy S9’s successor. The South Korean tech giant has disclosed that it is thinking of either scrapping the numeric naming system, or the S moniker. The Investor reported Tuesday that despite announcing that Samsung is slowing down on its hardware releases after the S9, Samsung mobile chief Koh Dong-jin has already teased an important information about its next flagship smartphones.
| Samsung Delaying Galaxy Note 8 Successor After S9’s Launch?
Feb 28th 2018, 00:37
If a new report is to be believed, Samsung could be delaying the release of its successor to the Galaxy Note 8. The South Korean company is said to be more keen on launching its Bixby smart speaker in the second half rather than its next smartphones.
| With Net Neutrality Rules Repealed, AT&T Gets Ready For Paid Prioritization
Feb 27th 2018, 23:05
With net neutrality protections officially on their way out in a matter of weeks, AT&T is already beginning to unveiling plans to reshape the internet with paid prioritization schemes. The telecom giant, however, argues it has no intention of creating “fast lanes and slow lanes.”
| Who Is Brad Parscale? Former Trump Digital Director Named 2020 Campaign Manager
Feb 27th 2018, 20:13
President Donald Trump on Tuesday named Brad Parscale, the digital media director of his successful 2016 campaign, as his 2020 campaign manager. The news comes after conservative news aggregating site Drudge Report teased of a “shock announcement.”
| What Is Right To Be Forgotten? Google Gets 2.4 Million Removal Requests
Feb 27th 2018, 17:14
Google reported this week that it has received more than 2.4 million requests to remove URLs from its search results under Europe’s “right to be forgotten” laws since they were first introduced in May 2014. The report marks the first instance Google has disclosed information about removal requests under the right to be forgotten laws and is part of the company’s attempts to expand its transparency reports.
| Qualcomm Announces Snapdragon 700 Series For Upcoming Mid-Range Android Phones
Feb 27th 2018, 14:59
Qualcomm has announced the new Snapdragon 700 series platform that will soon power mid-range Android phones. The new series of mobile processors will be able to bring some of the features of the Snapdragon 800 series to more affordable handsets. For users of flagship Android phones, their devices are likely packing the Snapdragon 800 series, while mid-rangers are packing the Snapdragon 660. For entry level handsets, those are packing the Snapdragon 200 or the 400 series. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 700 is intended to bridge the gap between the mid-range and flagship phones.
| New Huawei P20 Leak Reveals iPhone X-Style Notch, Vertical Dual Cameras
Feb 27th 2018, 10:25
Leaks and rumors about the Huawei P20 have been appearing left and right as its March launch date nears. Now a brand new photo of the upcoming Huawei Android phone has surfaced online, giving everyone the best first look at the handset.
| BlackBerry Bezel-Less ‘Ghost’ Phone Appears In Leaked Photo, To Arrive In India
Feb 27th 2018, 09:22
BlackBerry Android smartphones made a small comeback last year with its signature physical QWERTY keyboard thanks to licensee TCL. Now it looks like BlackBerry is going “bezel-less” with its next phone.
| Samsung Bixby Smart Speaker Release Date Slated For Second Half Of 2018
Feb 27th 2018, 09:19
Back in December, it was reported that Samsung’s Bixby smart speaker would arrive sometime in the first half of 2018. However, Samsung’s mobile division president DJ Koh has confirmed that will no longer be the case.
| Cellebrite iPhone Hack: Company Can Reportedly Crack Any iPhone For Law Enforcement
Feb 26th 2018, 22:32
U.S. law enforcement have the ability to unlock any iPhone, including the most recent models, thanks to a recent technological breakthrough at a U.S. government contractor, according to Forbes. Cellebrite, an Israel-based data extraction company that has long been believed to be behind technology that enabled the FBI to crack iPhone encryption, reportedly can bypass security protocols on all iPhone devices running iOS 11—including the iPhone X.
| iPhone 11 Rumors: Largest iPhone Ever, Cheaper Model In The Works
Feb 26th 2018, 19:41
Apple will reportedly offer three versions of its iPhone when it announces its new lineup later this year, according to a report from Bloomberg. The trio of devices will include the largest iPhone ever, an upgraded version of its current iPhone X and a less expensive model.
| Coinbase Turns Over Data of 13,000 Customers To IRS
Feb 26th 2018, 17:29
Coinbase—the popular, United States-based cryptocurrency exchange and wallet service— sent notice to thousands of its users that it would be turning over their information to the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
| Amazon Go Could Be Coming To A City Near You
Feb 26th 2018, 16:49
This article originally appeared in the Motley Fool. Just a month after unveiling its first cashierless Amazon Go store, Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) is already planning to expand the concept. The company is planning on adding as many as six new locations this year in cities like Seattle, where the first one opened, and Los Angeles, according to Recode.
| MWC 2018: Nokia 8110 ‘Matrix’ Revival Succeeds Last Year’s 3310
Feb 26th 2018, 14:52
While other companies are focused on launching more advanced products at this year’s Mobile World Congress, HMD Global opted to take attendees back to 1996 when Nokia introduced its 8110 slider banana phone that made it big after being featured in Keanu Reeves’ “The Matrix.” HMD Global, the current owner of Nokia feature phone business, is still determined to bank on nostalgia as a way to revive the glory days of Nokia. After resurrecting the well-loved and very famous Nokia 3310 last year, the company returned to MWC this week to showcase the revived Nokia 8110.
| Galaxy S9 Vs. S8: Which Samsung Flagship Has Better Battery Life?
Feb 26th 2018, 14:01
In the weeks and days leading to the launch of the Galaxy S9 and S9+, many leaks and reports indicated that the new flagship handsets will have the same battery capacities as last year’s flagships. The information may have irked some fans, thinking that the new phones won’t see improved battery life. However, that seems to be not the case here.
| Did Samsung Acknowledge Galaxy S8, Note 8 Fingerprint Reader Placement Mistake?
Feb 26th 2018, 13:00
During its pre-MWC 2018 launch event for the Galaxy S9 and S9+, Samsung briefly talked about the placement of the fingerprint sensors on the new flagship devices. However, the South Korea giant did not vocally acknowledge the erroneous location of the fingerprint readers on last year’s Galaxy S8, S8+ and Note 8 handsets.
| Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+: Pricing, Discounts & Where To Preorder
Feb 26th 2018, 11:56
Now that Samsung has formally introduced the Galaxy S9 and S9+ flagship phones, it’s only a matter of weeks until fans in the U.S. can get their hands on the new Android devices. However, you can secure your own handset as early as this week because major carriers and stores have already announced pricing, discounts and preorder details.
| Why Is Samsung Overhauling SmartThings App For Smart Home System?
Feb 26th 2018, 10:05
Apart from announcing the all-new Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ flagship devices on Sunday, Samsung also grabbed the opportunity to confirm that it is overhauling its SmartThings platform to provide users with a more seamless experience.