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Google Maps Adds EV Charging Stations to Map

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Internet giant Google has announced the addition of EV charging stations to smart phone apps that are created to make recharging electric vehicles when traveling in an unfamiliar location easier. Additional details from drivers, including photos, ratings, reviews, and questions will also appear in search results. Google is taking steps to make living an EV lifestyle a little less of a pain, adding new information about charging stations to Google Maps starting this week. Read More »

Artificial intelligence Google diagnose breast cancer better than doctors

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However, Google's LYNA isn't flawless. On a few occasions, it misidentified giant cells , germinal cancers, and bone marrow-derived white blood cells known as histiocytes. The team behind the test was able to train its algorithm named LYmph Node Assistant or LYNA to recognise the characteristics of tumours from two specific slides. Read More »

Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 Could Have a Massive Screen

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These displays were allegedly ordered earlier this month, though that's all the info that was provided by the source on the matter. Even though the Galaxy Note 9 launched just a few months ago, the first Note 10 rumors are already here. Read More »

Amazon reveals revamped lighter, thinner Kindle Paperwhite

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Improved display: The six-inch, high resolution 300 ppi display created to reproduce crisp, laser-quality text that reads like real paper includes five LEDs and an adjustable front light for a uniform, glare-free display created to work under all conditions, including even direct sunlight. Read More »

Nokia X7 aka Nokia 7.1 Plus launched in China: Full specifications, features

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The phone offers dual cameras on the rear side, and underneath, it has the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 chipset, which we saw on other smartphones such as the Xiaomi Mi 8 SE and Vivo NEX . A fingerprint scanner is available below the dual camera module. The Dark Blue and Night Red colors are available, but there should be two more options, Magic Night Silver and Night Black. Read More »

European Union force Google to unbundle, license Android application suite to competitors

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The news comes after a record antitrust fine from the European Commission earlier this summer, which claimed Google's business practices around the Android mobile operating system hurt competition in the industry. Android device makers will now be able to license Google's suite of mobile apps (Gmail, Maps, Photos, etc.) separately from Google Search and Google Chrome , which were both previously required. Read More »

Google still mulling a censored search engine in China: Sunder Pichai

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Many other services, including some global news agencies, Twitter , Facebook and Google services like Gmail and Google Drive, are also blocked in China. Indeed, Chinese regional authorities just laid out how internet and telecoms firms - presumably including Google - would be strong-armed into spying on the country's minority Muslim population . Read More »

First ‘Fortnite’ In-Game Tournament Set To Begin This Week

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The game devs hope this will shine a light "onto the world's best players, increasing prize pools and player exposure from our competitions". The Fortnite World Cup was first announced back in June of 2018, but there hasn't been much news about it since, with Epic Games' attention firmly on the Summer and Fall Skirmishes . Read More »

How to watch the Huawei Mate 20 Pro Live Stream

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We've also embedded a live stream of the Mate 20 event at the end of the article. So, before going into the Huawei Mate 20 series details, let's know how you can watch the live stream of the event from London. The smartphone will also likely to have the Kirin 980 SoC along with 8GB RAM and 128GB inbuilt storage. The handset will come with a proprietary "Nano Memory Card" that could come in the size of a Nano-SIM and enables storage expansion up to 256GB. Read More »

Porsche Panamera GTS and Sport Turismo Debut with 453 Horsepower

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That's as compared to $104,050 for a Panamera 4S and $151,050 for the Turbo . Power is sent to all four wheels via an 8-speed dual clutch transmission. Inside the Alcantara and anodised aluminium cabin, the standard package includes a heated multifunction sports steering wheel with shift paddles and Alcantara trim, and the Connect Plus module for digital services. Read More »

Palm Returns As A Small-Sized Companion Phone

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A new, 3.3-inch Palm companion phone is coming to Verizon in the United States in November. The only reason we're talking about it is because it has that Palm branding that reminds us of how great the webOS platform could have been, had Palm or HP actually found a way to compete against iPhone and Android . Read More »

Diablo III Special Edition Nintendo Switch Bundle Launching Next Month

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The console and dock are both Diablo 3 themed, too, with art printed on the two, and the full game download includes the special Switch-only Ganondorf armour set too. In related Diablo news, Blizzard recently unveiled some of its BlizzCon 2018 merchandise . Alongside the announcement, we also got a trailer, and a batch of images showing the console and its accessories, which you can see below. Read More »

Adobe shows off ‘real’ Photoshop on iPad

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There's a free Starter Plan for the app, while individual subscriptions are $9.99 a month (through Adobe.com or the App Store ), or included in several Creative Cloud memberships. The Verge was granted a week of hands-on time with Photoshop for iPad, and has a great video that demonstrates the app in action. Since Photoshop is among the most resource intensive programmes even for desktop computers, this synergy will be crucial in ensuring a smooth performance for the new app on the iPad. Read More »

Seahawks, Trail Blazers owner Paul Allen dies

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What people said about him :"It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of Paul Allen , our founder and noted technologist, philanthropist, community builder, conservationist, musician and supporter of the arts". Allen, a Seattle native, and Gates were childhood friends. Allen, who retained a sizable stake in Microsoft after leaving the company, was personally worth $21.7 billion, Forbes reported in March. Read More »

Apple Watch Series 4 first impressions: Bigger display, ECG feature and more

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But in totality, they're significant: The three new phones will work together to help drive up Apple's revenue as iPhones contribute about two-thirds of the company's sales. You can also get more storage in the iPhone XS , with the phone topping out at 512GB, compared to 256GB for the iPhone X. Much like iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max , iPhone XR is powered by A12 Bionic processor and runs iOS 12 software. Read More »

External Microphone Support for Stock Camera App Goes Live This Week

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Google's Pixel Camera app, which comes pre-loaded on all Pixel smartphones, will soon support audio feed from external microphones for recording videos. Droid Life spotted the subtle but crucial change in the Pixel Buds support pages, which now state that "Google Translate is available on all Assistant-optimized headphones and Android phones" rather than only on the Pixel Buds and Pixel phones . Read More »

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 breaks Activision's launch day records

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Just yesterday, we posted a short clip that featured how Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 had emotes (or gestures if you want to be different) that can be activate in-game. "We have shattered multiple digital day one sales records, and the number of people who connected online on day one to play has grown year on year", said Rob Kostich, EVP and GM, Call of Duty . Read More »

Red Dead Redemption 2 estimates 65 hours of story content

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Unsurprisingly, Houser said that in comparison to previous Rockstar titles, Red Dead Redemption 2 ranked as "the hardest" yet. "There are over 50 unique usable weapons, a massive range of options for customisation, and a wide selection of different ammunition types to improve accuracy, range or damage", reads a Rockstar post. Read More »

Diablo Reign of Terror teased, Diablo III to get cross-platform multiplayer

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Diablo: Reign of Terror is apparently something related to the dungeon-crawling property that will be there, but Blizzard denies that it's a leak at all. Diablo III: Eternal Collection will come to the Nintendo Switch on November 2, 2018. Sony is taking baby steps with cross-platform play, and Blizzard is working with the company to enable it for Diablo 3: Eternal Collection. Read More »

An Unsend option is coming to Facebook Messenger

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However, she did not mention what the time limit is. On Friday, Facebook declined to say when the feature will actually arrive, but it remains in the works, a company spokeswoman said. We are talking about the ability to delete sent messages, which from time to time faced by all users of messaging. With the redesigned Messenger app, Facebook is looking to get rid of unnecessary features in favour of something simple, more meaningful. Read More »

Galaxy S10 and the foldable phone tablet hybrid

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He said that a gimmicky product disappears from the market within 6-8 months, which is something Samsung is trying to avoid. Talking about the user experience, the Samsung Mobile head said, "When we deliver a foldable phone, it has to be really meaningful to our customer". Read More »

Review about Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL

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Google is going to add a new Explore UI. An engineer from the Pixel Camera team posted a response on Google's product forums , stating that the launch of the Pixel 3 will also see the default Pixel Camera app updated to support "Android-compatible plugged-in external microphones". Read More »

New trailer for the game Star Citizen

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According to the press release, Alpha 3.3 marks the third of Cloud Imperium Games 2018 quarterly updates to the Star Citizen Alpha Persistent Universe. Development of multiplayer games going on since 2011 . To do this, the new technology scans a player's face using their webcam, producing in-game character reactions and lip synchronisation. Read More »

Yes, You Can Hide the Notch on the Google Pixel 3 XL

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It will scroll through photos, display the weather and even show you who's at the door if you have a Nest Hello video doorbell - and all while recharging your phone's battery . Like the Pixel and Pixel 2 before it, the Pixel 3 has a fingerprint sensor on the back of the device. The iPhone XS comes in space gray, silver, and gold. Read More »

Amazon scraps AI recruiting tool after it showed bias against women

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Amazon has reportedly had to scrap an artificially intelligent recruitment tool built by its in-house engineering team, after sources told Reuters the results began to be skewed in favour of male candidates. Some 55% of USA human resources managers said Artificial Intelligence , or AI, would be a regular part of their work within the next five years, according to a 2017 survey by talent software firm CareerBuilder. Read More »

Google poised to unveil new Pixel phones, other services

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Among the new devices, there were two new Google Pixel 3 smartphones, the Pixel Slate tablet, and a new Google home hub . A larger version, the Pixel 3 XL , costs $100 more. And here in Asia, where people can't afford to upgrade their phone every year or necessarily buy a new iPhone, picking up a Pixel on contract with a local carrier is starting to look like a very attractive, affordable, and reliable option. Read More »

West Virginia Tourism partners with Bethesda for release of 'Fallout 76'

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Fallout 76 also draws on local folklore for some of its enemy monsters, and the tourism site has an especially fun section that explores their real-world origins and myths. Later this month, anybody who's pre-ordered will get a chance to dive into the Fallout 76 B.E.T.A ., which includes the entire game , but what if you just can't wait to start nuking people? The image features Vault 76 along with locations all over the world such as Mothman Museum and Uncanny Caverns. Read More »

Assassin's Creed Rebellion is a New Mobile Game Coming Next Month

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Pre-registration is available now . In a nutshell, Assassin's Creed goes cute with base building. Join Ezio, Aguilar, Shao Jun, and many different Assassins simultaneously for the first time ever! Ubisoft added, "Set in Spain during the height of the Inquisition, Assassin's Creed Rebellion lets you build out your Brotherhood HQ with new rooms that enable you to train your Assassins and craft new items and equipment". Read More »

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Blackout Map Size Revealed

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Black Ops Pass also offers Season Pass holders an additional Zombies map, "Classified", which will be available at launch. To be clear, that final score won't be an average of the scores from the three modes (because scores are code, not math) but a reflection of Miranda's overall opinion. Read More »

Facebook is rolling out 3D Photos on both VR and Facebook

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Facebook is rolling out a new feature which will allow users to view and post 3D photos on the social media platform. What is a Facebook 3D Photo? To get the best results possible, Facebook advises that you take pictures with a lot of contrast between the background and the foreground. Read More »

The Fortnite Android Beta is now available on compatible devices

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The day has finally come-Android owners can now play the Fortnite: Battle Royale beta on any compatible device. Galaxy Note 9 and Tab S4 users received unique Fortnite Galaxy skins for being part of the club. "The great thing about the Internet and the digital revolution is that this is possible, now that physical storefronts and middlemen distributors are no longer required", Sweeney said in conversation with Touch Arcade. Read More »

WhatsApp plugs a video call exploit that allowed account hijacks

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The flaw was apparently discovered by Google Project Zero's Natalie Silvanovich , and she responsibly informed WhatsApp about it in August. Only the mobile users, both iOS and Android had the bug. The web version of the app is not impacted because it relies on a different WebRTC protocol for video calls. In their defense, WhatsApp said that they routinely engage with security researchers from around the world to make sure that WhatsApp stays safe and reliable. Read More »

Google 'Home Hub' Takes On Amazon Echo Show

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Coming to the newly added features of Google Home app, it brings all smart devices at one place and will allow the users to control them simultaneously at one go. When someone is at the door, it is going to send you a notification and show you who is there, and also provide you with some quick responses you can send. Read More »

Stardew Valley is coming to mobile this month, first on iOS

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The developer says this is indeed the full game (with content up to version 1.3), albeit with touch controls and touch-focused tweaks (e.g. new UI). Stardew Valley will cost $7.99 on the App Store with no in-app purchases when it's released on October 24 , 2018. Read More »

Briefing: Huawei presents new AI chips

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By 2025, the company predicts that he world will see upwards of 40 billion personal smart devices, and 90 percent of device users will have a smart digital assistant - even if they don't use it regularly. Apart from hardware, Huawei's new portfolio also encompasses cloud services built upon the Ascend chips. The Ascend 910 will be available from the second quarter of 2019 and the 310 is already on shelves. Read More »

New Instagram tools created to stop bullying

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While Instagram sees the act of curbing bullying incidents an important step, it also wants to take things further by introducing a new camera effect to spread kindness on the platform. The feature was announced earlier this year and Instagram finally started rolling it out after Adam Mosseri was appointed the leader of the photo-sharing site after its co-founders resigned citing differences with the decisions made with the features rolled out on Instagram . Read More »

Razer Launches the Second Generation of Its Flagship Gaming Phone

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The new device looks nearly identical to the Razer Phone, save for having a slightly revamped front-facing lens and an RGB lighting system installed beneath the rear-facing Razer logo on the back that depicts a triple-headed snake. Razer made good on a similar promise with the last phone, so we're expecting the update to actually happen on schedule-it's just a disappointment that it has to be an update at all. Read More »

New Xiaomi Mi Box Features Google Assistant, Android Oreo & Low Price

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The smart TV streaming content box Mi Box was refreshed this week with the Mi Box S. This device comes from Xiaomi and delivers the newest in new Android TV software - Android TV 8.1. Preorders are already up for an October release, and it'll only cost you $59.99. Impact: Under normal circumstances the Mi Box S would barley be representative of a next-generation device and would probably be largely ignored by the market. Read More »

Google Shuts Down Google+ After Privacy Breach

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The bug , discovered in March during an internal company review, could have allowed outside software developers - or people posing as outside developers - to learn the names, email addresses, occupations, genders and ages of Google + users. Read More »

Shira Ovide: It's the wrong time for Facebook's new device

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It has a 7-inch display, and is priced at only 699 yuan (US$102), and let users made video calls and access Baidu's video platform iQiyi. " Facebook Portal is an interesting move in that it exclusively focuses on being a communication tool - essentially a video phone - and isn't linked to Facebook or Instagram accounts", Stead said . Read More »

Borderlands 2 Comes to PlayStation VR in December

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Borderlands 2 VR seems to be doing roughly the same thing with some quality of life improvements that you'd need for virtual reality. Do you guys think Borderlands will work well as a VR game? All of the insane over-the-top weapons are in, ditto with the base game's four main classes and skill trees. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy A9 with quad cameras, 3,800mAh battery launched

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Next up is an 8MP, 120 degree wide angle lens allowing you to get more into each shot, followed by a 5MP depth-sensing camera which collects data used in Samsung's Live Focus background blur mode. Read on to find out everything about this new Samsung smartphone. That starts with the 6.3in Full HD+ AMOLED screen - what Samsung calls an "Immersive Display " to distinguish it from the flagships" "Infinity Display'. Read More »

Samsung unveils Galaxy A9

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As for the display , the A9 boasts of a 6.3-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED with a resolution of 1080×2220 pixels. It is expected that Samsung will reveal the device at its upcoming Galaxy phone launch event on October 11th (later tonight Australian time), which, according to the invites sent out , did hint and promise "4X fun". Read More »