• European Union fines Google a record $5 billion over mobile system
European Union fines Google a record $5 billion over mobile system

In particular, Google has required manufacturers to pre-install the Google Search app and browser app (Chrome), as a condition for licensing Google's app store (the Play Store) and made payments to some equipment manufacturers and mobile network operators on condition that they exclusively pre-installed the Google Search app on their devices.

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  • Trump slams EU's fine against Google
Trump slams EU's fine against Google

She said that European Union antitrust laws put a "special responsibility" on dominant businesses, meaning they can not deny other companies the chance "to compete with them on merit". Google CEO Sundar Pichai said in a blog post after the European Union ruling on Wednesday that Android created more choice for everyone and that the decision rej...

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  • Apple introduced the updated MacBook Pro for designers and video editors
Apple introduced the updated MacBook Pro for designers and video editors

The Apple MacBook Pro 2018 models arrive with up to 32GB of RAM that is more than enough to execute faster coding and virtual machine emulation. While the exterior looks similar to the previous model, Apple has managed to upgrade the Retina Display with True Tone technology.

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  • Further details about Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9 emerge, including some fancy colours
Further details about Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9 emerge, including some fancy colours

While the front of the device is not visible, we can clearly see the USB Type-C charging port at the bottom and the port for the audiojack. We've seen a similar navy blue and yellow color scheme outed by Samsung itself, but the image tweeted by Ice Universe above also gives us a close-up view of the variety of ports present on the Galaxy Note...

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  • WhatsApp launches new feature to label forwarded messages
WhatsApp launches new feature to label forwarded messages

As per WABetaInfo , the new WhatsApp Suspicious Link Detection feature will come with Android beta version 2.18.204 and later. WhatsApp has been at the centre of many controversies, particularly in India following reports of lynching incidents after fake messages were spread through WhatsApp.

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  • Smartphone maker Xiaomi debuts on Hong Kong stocks
Smartphone maker Xiaomi debuts on Hong Kong stocks

The Xiaomi float adds to Hong Kong's $7 billion worth of new listings so far this year. Founded in 2010 by entrepreneur Lei Jun (雷軍), Xiaomi has grown from a start-up in Zhongguancun - China's "Silicon Valley" - to become the world's fourth-biggest smartphone vendor at the end of past year, International Data Corp said.

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  • Samsung Galaxy Note 9 and Galaxy Tab S4 land at the FCC
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 and Galaxy Tab S4 land at the FCC

The invite also suggests new colour options for the Galaxy Note's S Pen , which so far only comes in black. Other than that, it doesn't look as though the whole device is going to benefit from wholesale changes, with most analysts and industry insiders expecting Note 9 to be extremely close in physical and functional design to last year's Not...

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  • OnePlus working on 5G phone, may tie up carriers in the US
OnePlus working on 5G phone, may tie up carriers in the US

A 5G-capable OnePlus 7 smartphone would be a direct competitor to the Samsung Galaxy S10. Lau said that OnePlus might be one of the first 5G mobile phone makers in the world thanks to OnePlus's relationship with Qualcomm, and the launch will sync up with the first year of 5G availability in America.

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  • Fortnite is replacing its Final Fight game mode with a reliable favorite
Fortnite is replacing its Final Fight game mode with a reliable favorite

Even more so than if they did that in the regular modes, I mean, since your teammates' lives are literally the points you use to win. It looks like that rocket that can be found in the evil lair near Snobby Shores is about to launch in a real-time, one-time-only event that you'll need to make sure you're around in-game to see.

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  • Apple, Samsung settle epic patent infringement battle
Apple, Samsung settle epic patent infringement battle

Samsung paid $548 million of the $1.05 billion owed to Apple in 2015, but appealed all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse the $399 million decision. For the companies, the long-running battle was about more than money. "We're grateful to the jury for their service and pleased they agree that Samsung should pay for copying our produc...

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  • The Qualcomm Snapdragon 1000 is gunning for Intel’s PC market
The Qualcomm Snapdragon 1000 is gunning for Intel’s PC market

Some details of the Snapdragon 1000 have emerged , which is said to have been purpose-built for PCs, and will compete against Intel's low-end Y- and U-series Core processors. Microsoft has been working with Qualcomm to produce ARM chips for Windows 10 PCs. The new article adds that the Qualcomm CPUs draw 6.5 watts of power alone, and 12...

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  • IOS 12 Beta 3 And Public Beta 1 Expected Release Date
IOS 12 Beta 3 And Public Beta 1 Expected Release Date

Just be clear that the public beta of iOS 12 isn't finished and could be loaded with bugs. iOS 12 will be released later this year following the launch of this years iPhones in September and will be available for the iPhone 5s or later, iPad mini 2 or later, iPad Air or later and the 6th generation iPod touch.

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  • IPhone users will soon be able to share location with 911
IPhone users will soon be able to share location with 911

As The Wall Street Journal noted , Google late past year tested a similar setup with RapidSOS and West Corp. that delivered more accurate location data from Android devices to 911 call centers. Though 80% of emergency calls come from mobile phones, according to Apple, landline-based infrastructure can make it hard for 911 centers to quickly id...

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  • Jose Mourinho lauds Golovin, says Saudi Arabia a disappointment
Jose Mourinho lauds Golovin, says Saudi Arabia a disappointment

Russian Federation thrashed Saudi Arabia 5-0 on Thursday evening at the Luzhniki Stadium. "We know that today one billion people are watching us". "I had no doubts before the game, the question was only what the score would be", a TV host said on a live talk show on Channel One to cheers from the studio.

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  • Marvel's Spider-Man E3 2018 show floor demo gameplay walkthrough
Marvel's Spider-Man E3 2018 show floor demo gameplay walkthrough

Spider-Man is out September 7th. Prior to the Los Angeles show, Sony had revealed that at its press conference, it would concentrate on first-party or exclusive blockbusters the Last Of Us Part II , Spider-Man and Death Stranding , but beyond those games, it did have a few surprises up its sleeve.

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  • What’s The Story With VR On Xbox One X?
What’s The Story With VR On Xbox One X?

Forza Horizon 4 is the fourth title in a series of racing games by Xbox. Microsoft and Electronic Arts used their own pre-E3 press conferences to tease us about their plans to offer game streaming services that, in theory, would offer console-level games to smartphones and other devices.

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  • Fortnite On Nintendo Switch Announced, Available To Download Now
Fortnite On Nintendo Switch Announced, Available To Download Now

Fortnite , the massive Battle Royale hit available on PS4, Xbox One, PC and iOS, found a new home at E3 2018 today: the Nintendo Switch . "Qualifying for the World Cup will be based on merit, and Epic will not be selling teams or franchises", says Smith, "and we won't allow third-party leagues to do so either".

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  • ‘Battlefield V’ Royale & Multiplayer Trailer Revealed at EA Play
‘Battlefield V’ Royale & Multiplayer Trailer Revealed at EA Play

There will also be a new battle royale mode , but it wasn't given a video preview. As expected, EA/DICE has revealed a lot of details regarding Battlefield 5 at the EA Play 2018 stage at E3 2018 show, including new gameplay trailers, multiplayer and singleplayer modes, as well as the future Battle Royale mode.

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  • Google Pixel 3 XL
Google Pixel 3 XL

The Pixel 3 XL will have the controversial notch . That also seems to confirm that the Pixel 3 XL will keep the front-facing speaker design. It looks like we're quickly learning more about Google's upcoming flagship smartphone. Our own impression is that this might be a dedicated wireless charging accessory that Google plans on launchi...

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  • Researchers Create A ‘Psychopath’ AI By Feeding It Reddit Captions
Researchers Create A ‘Psychopath’ AI By Feeding It Reddit Captions

Then, they fed Norman with data from Reddit , from a user "that is dedicated to document and observe the disturbing reality of death". It is important to note that Norman has never been exposed to an actual image of a corpse, or any depiction of real death, through murder or otherwise.

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  • BlackBerry goes back to QWERTY with new KEY2 device
BlackBerry goes back to QWERTY with new KEY2 device

As we've learned to expect, the phone features a physical keyboard (fingerprint sensor is still in the space bar, it's now backlit, and key height has been increased by 20 percent), Android 8.1 Oreo (the KeyOne was the first BlackBerry Android phone to run the latest version, and the Key2 is keeping up with that trend), Google apps, the Pla...

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  • New Broadcaster Secures Rights To 20 Premier League Games
New Broadcaster Secures Rights To 20 Premier League Games

From 2019, you'll be able to watch 20 of the Premier League's matches live on Amazon Prime Video , bringing the total number of broadcasters showing the league's matches up to a total of three including Sky and BT. The Premier League have confirmed that worldwide revenue is set to be distributed based on league finish, with the ratio rising fr...

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  • Forsaken introduces a new game mode called Gambit
Forsaken introduces a new game mode called Gambit

Your job is now to hunt them down, without backup and far beyond friendly territory, as the former prisoners flee deep into the heart of the Reef. Earlier, the developer outlined the big changes hitting its shooter this September, as the alterations are rolled out alongside the title's next expansion, Destiny 2: Forsaken .

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  • Microsoft to buy GitHub for $7.5 billion
Microsoft to buy GitHub for $7.5 billion

Together, the two companies will empower developers to achieve more at every stage of the development lifecycle, accelerate enterprise use of GitHub , and bring Microsoft's developer tools and services to new audiences. In fact, just a year ago, Microsoft shut down CodePlex , which is like GitHub although it launched back in 2006. The ac...

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  • IOS 12 could turn your iPhone into your doorkey
IOS 12 could turn your iPhone into your doorkey

Apple will make software and hardware announcements, with the limelight on new product announcements like iPhone SE 2 , and a new lineup of MacBooks. The NFC on iPhone has more features than the one on Android phones. Recently iHelp BR has released a new design concept for the iOS 12 . Apple is also a trendsetter in many ways.

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