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Tech Google's Next Steps For A Censored Search Engine In China 08/09/2018
Author: 0 Google's Next Steps For A Censored Search Engine In China 08/09/2018

The report further reiterates Google's refusal to go along with "Chinese government censorship requirements on ethical grounds, and essentially abandoned the market". But the Google app would comply with the country's censorship laws and limit users to Web content approved by the regime, according to the report. News of a potential return have been met with resistance from employees and criticism from human rights advocates and lawmakers.

Tech Galaxy Note 9 wallpapers are all right here
Author: 0 Galaxy Note 9 wallpapers are all right here

And, in fact, while the entry-level price of the Note 9 is £30 more expensive than the £869 price of the Note 8, the base-level storage has been boosted from 64GB to 128GB. But the highlights will be a bigger battery, a faster processor and improved cellular speeds. Samsung wisely integrated its SmartThings hub into the Galaxy Home.

Tech Fortnite is out now on Android exclusively on Samsung
Author: 0 Fortnite is out now on Android exclusively on Samsung

Google does, however, have a beta version of the feature available for anyone who owns a Pixel or Pixel 2 device and is willing to sign up, and thanks to the folks over at XDA-Developers, there is also a way to ignore all that and get it running on other Android 9 Pie devices, too.

Tech Nintendo Switch Online launching in the second half of September
Author: 0 Nintendo Switch Online launching in the second half of September

The wait was long for Nintendo Switch Online but its nearly here after numerous delays. One such detail is Switch Online's release date, as thus far, Nintendo has only said that the service will launch in September. Every classic NES game will support voice chat via the Nintendo Switch Online smartphone app*. Save Data Cloud Backup: By using Nintendo Switch Online, a backup of Nintendo Switch save data for most Nintendo Switch games will be stored online for easy access.

Tech Doom Eternal will have singleplayer DLC
Author: 0 Doom Eternal will have singleplayer DLC

DOOM Eternal's armor modifications and improvements were shown off on stage. It all looked just as over-the-top and gory (without being too gross) as you'd expect and towards the end of the footage you can see Doomguy descend into a more organic-looking hellscape.

Tech Samsung Galaxy Watch review (early verdict): the Gear S3 successor has arrived
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy Watch review (early verdict): the Gear S3 successor has arrived

Although Samsung's Note phones are large, niche products intended for power users , they offer a preview of what's to come in the mass-market Galaxy S line. That's not quite as friendly to petite wrists as the 38mm Apple Watch , but the Galaxy Watch's round face could make it look more like an oversized timepiece and less like a smartphone on your wrist.

Tech Magic Leap Augmented Reality Glasses Now Available For $2,295
Author: 0 Magic Leap Augmented Reality Glasses Now Available For $2,295

The Times broke new ground with the launch of NYT VR in November 2015 and the publication of the VR documentary "The Displaced" (about three children displaced by war), including the distribution of more than one million Google Cardboard headsets to Times subscribers.

Tech Facebook recently started asking banks for your financial data
Author: 0 Facebook recently started asking banks for your financial data

Messenger's AR video games are much like Snapchat's Snappables. Facebook has been building in more and more entertainment options into Messenger recently, they brought live streaming and games to the chat app in December previous year and this move adds a new layer to the mix.

Tech Red Dead Redemption 2 - Gameplay Video
Author: 0 Red Dead Redemption 2 - Gameplay Video

It's possible then that this could be a feature-length look at the gameplay and world of Red Dead Redemption 2, as opposed to some sort of sizzle reel. Accompanied by fellow outlaws John Marston, Bill Williamson, Sadie Adler, Havier Escuella, and a dozen more - you must handle the morals of the life you're living.

Tech Sony Celebrates Huge Sales Milestone with Limited Edition PS4 Pro
Author: 0 Sony Celebrates Huge Sales Milestone with Limited Edition PS4 Pro

It's a new translucent dark blue version of the console that will be limited to 50,000 units worldwide. 500 million PlayStation consoles sold since the system launched in 2013 is an awesome feat. Launch Date of the original PlayStation - September 9th, 1995), 01115 (U.S. launch date of PS4 - November 15, 2013) and 01013 (U.S. launch date of PS VR - October 13, 2016).

Tech Alexa Learned How to Shop at Whole Foods
Author: 0 Alexa Learned How to Shop at Whole Foods

To use the helper, just download SEAT Media Control with Amazon Alexa from the Android PlayStore, connect it to the auto, and voice service is ready for use. That includes Alexa, the digital assistant found in a range of Echo smart speakers . One of the Information's sources said they believe it is simply a matter of finding out how they could encourage people to continue buying via Alexa through data analysis, after which point they could grow the market quickly.

Tech Blockchain-based Mobile Voting App Rolled Out in US State
Author: 0 Blockchain-based Mobile Voting App Rolled Out in US State

While both the Boston-based development company behind the app and West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner insist the app is secure, others have voiced their worries. Michael L. Queen, Warner's deputy chief of staff, told CNN that the final decision on using the app in November will be left to each county. The percentage might be different as of March this year, but given the small number of West Virginians serving overseas, the new voting system will hardly benefit a large number of ...

Tech Mobile Introduces New
Author: 0 Mobile Introduces New "Essentials" Plan, Starting at $60

The Essentials plan will cost $30 per line for a family of four - $10 less than T-Mobile One. T-Mobile Essentials is a new plan that aims to offer just the basics of a smartphone plan. Netflix is included with both plans. "The Un-carrier wants to make it easy", CEO John Legere said in a press release . Now you have to decide if you want all the extra stuff and whether you want to pay for it or not.

Tech Xiaomi Mi A2 Price in India Leaked ahead of Today’s Launch
Author: 0 Xiaomi Mi A2 Price in India Leaked ahead of Today’s Launch

The new Xiaomi device is the successor of Mi A1 which was the company's first Android One device. It is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5. The phone also fares well as a useful camera device with the rear setup comprising of 12MP Sony IMX486 with f/1.75 aperture and 1.25-micron pixels, and a secondary 20MP Sony IMX376 sensor with f/1.75 aperture and a 2-micron 4-in-1 Super Pixel size.

Tech PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has launched its 'FIX PUBG' campaign to quell bugs
Author: 0 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has launched its 'FIX PUBG' campaign to quell bugs

PUBG Corp took to the Steam community forums to announce the new " Fix PUBG " campaign that is dedicated entirely to improving the actual performance of PUBG . Its introduction in the first place likely stemmed from PUBG Corp.'s wish to lower the entry barrier for newcomers to the game but the pro gamers seem to have won this round.

Author: 0 Blizzard has multiple Diablo projects in the pipeline

At the time, a reimagining of the second game seemed unlikely, as did a full-on Diablo 4 . Today's video also offers some detail on Diablo 3's new season structure, which recently kicked off with the Season of Greed - that themed season path is set to continue in the future.

Tech Fallout 76 won't launch on Steam
Author: 0 Fallout 76 won't launch on Steam

According to the FAQ the beta will be the full game, there will be no NDA so you can stream and tweet what you like, and any progress you make will be carried over when the title launches. Find out more about the game in our handy 101 video below. After a couple of teases and some inside information, we just got our first real look at Fallout 76 , an upcoming survival RPG from Bethesda.

Tech Samsung starts producing high-capacity 4-bit SSD
Author: 0 Samsung starts producing high-capacity 4-bit SSD

A new round of NAND flash production at Samsung could finally make SSDs in the multi-terabyte range affordable and mainstream. Samsung's foray into SSDs started in 2006 with its 1-bit single-level cell SSD which have 32GB capacity. The company plans to launch these 4-bit SSDs in 2.5-inch form factor in 1TB, 2TB, and 4TB capacities this year. The hope is that this jump to QLC will bring prices down thanks to more efficient production, thereby making terabyte-sized SSDs accessible to ...

Tech Google Pixel 3 XL fully revealed in hands-on pics and video
Author: 0 Google Pixel 3 XL fully revealed in hands-on pics and video

The leaked device was remotely erased, so we didn't really get to see much of the software, or how Android Pie looks on this thing. According to screenshots, this is the Google Pixel 3 XL , and it runs an Adreno 630 GPU in a Qualcomm Snapdragon system-on-chip.

Tech Super Smash Bros. Ultimate: Squad Strike, Smashdown and other modes
Author: 0 Super Smash Bros. Ultimate: Squad Strike, Smashdown and other modes

Ultimate . The game will feature 103+ stages , with Pokemon Stadium, Garden of Hope, Brinstar Depths, the Summit (Ice Climbers), Unova Pokemon League, Magicant, Gamer (Game and Wario), and Final Destination all returning. Ultimate all launching within three months of one another. Here, players can pick from a 5-on-5 or 3-on-3 elimination battle. While it can be played between just two people with each option, Squad Strike could be the ultimate crew battle option for big Smash Bros .

Tech Hiroshima marks 73rd anniversary of atomic bombing in WWII
Author: 0 Hiroshima marks 73rd anniversary of atomic bombing in WWII

For example, the Imperial Japanese Army's notorious Unit 731, which was based in the Pingfang district of Harbin, the largest city then in northeast China, was set up around 1936 and conducted vivisection experiments on live human beings to test germ-releasing bombs and chemical bombs, among other criminal atrocities.

Tech Samsung Galaxy Note 9: Launch date, full specifications, and features
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy Note 9: Launch date, full specifications, and features

Now, the question is whether or not Samsung's bad year is about to become worse. It will ship with a 6.4-inch SuperAMOLED device with 2960×1440 pixels, and the "largest Galaxy Note Infinity" display ever. With only a couple of days left until Samsung's Unpacked event kicks off, the rumor mill has been churning out a plethora of information regarding the tech giant's next flagship.

Tech OpenAI Controlled Dota 2 Bots Demolish Team of Former Professional Players
Author: 0 OpenAI Controlled Dota 2 Bots Demolish Team of Former Professional Players

After OpenAI took down members of the audience easily during a warmup round, the bot network started and finished the first of the two matches strongly, stopping its human opponents from destroying any of its defensive towers. Every member of Team Human were selected on the criteria of being within the 99th percentile of players, which makes sense considering that a lot of them used to be active pro players.

Tech LEAK: Samsung Note 9 may have 1 terabyte of storage
Author: 0 LEAK: Samsung Note 9 may have 1 terabyte of storage

Even if you happen to obtain the Fortnite package for Android , it won't run on your handset until Samsung's exclusive deal comes to an end. I'm more than sure that a few hours after the launch of the new Galaxy someone will upload online the installation file of Fortnite making it available for virtually every smartphone that can withstand the performance level.

Author: 0 Mobile Essentials plan goes back to basics

The carrier's other plans cost more, but have more features. The bare-bones T-Mobile Essentials plan is $60 a month. T-Mobile revealed most of the details of Essentials , but the basics are that it's supposed to be a plan that only includes unlimited talk, text, and data.

Tech Google’s Pixel 3 Could Be Announced On October 4
Author: 0 Google’s Pixel 3 Could Be Announced On October 4

Although Android Pie is released and available for Google Pixel devices today, there's still a few features that are going to wait until the general roll-out in the fall to be available. The Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL will resemble their predecessors, if leaks are to be believed, and we're primarily talking about their back sides. Google is ready to go with OTA files and full system images for the 2016 and 2017 Pixel devices.

Tech LEAKED: Season 5 Week 4 Fortnite Challenges
Author: 0 LEAKED: Season 5 Week 4 Fortnite Challenges

Complete it and you'll earn XP and Battle Stars that will help boost you up the Battle Pass tiers for those sweet exclusive rewards. And as an added reminder, check out the full list of Week 4 Fortnite challenges below. The challenges are separated into hard and regular tiers of difficulty. Even though this part of the map has plenty of chests, completing this quest won't be easy since many players will be fighting to get to them.

Tech Facebook, Apple, Spotify Crackdown on Alex Jones and Infowars
Author: 0 Facebook, Apple, Spotify Crackdown on Alex Jones and Infowars

Paul Joseph Watson, an editor-at-large for Infowars , said on Twitter that Facebook's move was "political censorship" and "a culture war". Facebook has been under increasing pressure to ban InfoWars as part of its promised effort to crack down on the spread of of misinformation on its platform.

Tech Apple removing apps & in-app purchases from iTunes Affiliate Program
Author: 0 Apple removing apps & in-app purchases from iTunes Affiliate Program

The changes will come effective October 1 this year. Now there is no commission at all. Even that, it would seem, is too much for impoverished Apple to pay its fans as apps disappear from the agenda as of 1 October 2018. As stated, Apple says the program still remains for music, movie, book and TV purchases. "Through thick and thin, and every curveball the industry threw at us, we always had App Store affiliate revenue - which makes a lot of sense as we drive a ton of purchases for Apple".

Tech IPhone Supplier TSMC Shut Down Several Factories After Computer Virus Hits Systems
Author: 0 IPhone Supplier TSMC Shut Down Several Factories After Computer Virus Hits Systems

As of right now, TSMC has not stated whether this virus was a form of ransomware or something else, so details are scarce. TSMC said it did not have any additional information for now. The company is now the sole producer of the processors that power Apple's iPhones and it was in the midst of ramping up for the launch of the company's latest smartphones.

Tech Hitman Season 1 And More Heading To Xbox Game Pass This August
Author: 0 Hitman Season 1 And More Heading To Xbox Game Pass This August

The first and the most notable name is Hitman Season One. The Xbox Game Pass also allows you to play over 100 other Xbox One and Xbox 360 games for just a small monthly fee. As mentioned, all of the titles in this article should be available for download right now if you're an Xbox Game Pass subscriber. Microsoft announced the new additions through a new post on the official Xbox Wire .

Tech Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 - Multiplayer Beta Trailer
Author: 0 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 - Multiplayer Beta Trailer

Safe to say, the Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 beta download size differs depending on your region, possibly due to language add-ons. That's because, starting Friday, August 3, 2018 , at 10am Pacific the Private PS4 Beta for Call of Duty Black Ops 4 Multiplayer will get underway! COLLECTIBLE ZOMBIES MYSTERY BOX - Inspired by the in-game Zombies Mystery Box, this collectible box features an eerie skeleton exterior and frightening sounds and lighting.

Tech Google Maps Location Sharing Feature Now Reveals Your Phone's Battery Life
Author: 0 Google Maps Location Sharing Feature Now Reveals Your Phone's Battery Life

The new feature will enable users to see the percentage of battery left on the device. The new feature will show your phone's battery percentage with whomever you share your location with via Google Maps . As noted by Mashable this week, battery updates could even prove useful for people who have lost their devices. The two-wheeler mode in Google maps comes to India first as 70 per cent of all the vehicles registered in the country are two wheelers, he added.