Huawei Technologies and ZTE “cannot be trusted,” US Attorney General William Barr said, labelling the Chinese firms a security threat as he backed a proposal to bar US rural wireless carriers from tapping an $8.5 billion government fund to purchase equipment or services from them. The Federal Communications Commission will vote on November 22 and is proposing requiring the
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Microsoft’s held its annual “celebration of all things Xbox” in London today. Despite hopes for more information on the next Xbox – the still-codenamed Project Scarlett – no new information on the next-generation console, expected in holiday 2020, had been released. Instead, Microsoft touted its popular $10-per-month (roughly Rs. 720) Game Pass subscription service, which allows
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Apple’s Heart study, the largest yet to explore the role of wearable devices in identifying potential heart problems, found the device could accurately detect atrial fibrillation, the most common type of irregular heartbeat, US researchers reported on Wednesday. The results, published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), come as technology companies increasingly strike up
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London edtech startup pi-top has gone through another round of layoffs, TechCrunch has learned. pi-top confirmed that eight jobs have been cut in the London office, saying the job losses resulted from a “restructuring our business to focus on the U.S. education market”. In August we broke the news that the STEM hardware focused company
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Fortnite has become a hotbed for promotional content, be it movies, music videos, and even shoe lines. But despite being a massively popular game in itself, Fortnite is now promoting another game via a crossover, and the game in question is the freshly-released Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. Fortnite has added the Imperial Stormtrooper outfit in
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While you can browse Instagram on your desktop or laptop, the website doesn’t offer a way to upload photos to Instagram. Because Instagram is a mobile-focused service, it wants you to upload your photos through the mobile apps. However, there is a workaround which lets you post to Instagram with Chrome. Here’s how it works.
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WhatsApp has released beta app updates for both Android and iPhone users, and these updates offer hints on developing features. The Android app beta version 2.19.332 hints work on two features, one that shows blocked contact notice in the chat, and another that groups blocked contacts into different categories. WhatsApp for iPhone app beta version
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Samsung Galaxy M10s has received a discounted price under the company’s Blue Fest sale in India. The six-day sale, which lasts until November 19, has also brought up to 10 percent cashback for HDFC Bank customers purchasing select Samsung smartphones. Samsung has separately also announced discounts on accessories and products purchased alongside the Galaxy S10
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Lawmakers pressed top US antitrust enforcers on their probes of tech giants Alphabet’s Google, Facebook, Amazon, and Apple on Wednesday, with the chair of a House subcommittee expressing frustration over the companies’ continued acquisitions. In a hearing of the House Judiciary Committee’s antitrust subcommittee, Makan Delrahim, the head of the Justice Department’s antitrust division, said his investigative staff
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Google Stadia will launch on November 19, and ahead of its debut, Google’s team is in full steam clarifying all the prerequisites and compatibility details for its cloud-based game streaming service. Prior to Stadia’s debut, Google has unveiled a grip for Pixel phones and the Stadia controller called Claw. Google has also revealed controller compatibility
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