• Virus briefly halts production at iPhone chip-maker TSMC
Virus briefly halts production at iPhone chip-maker TSMC

It is the first time a virus had ever brought down a TSMC facility, recalling the WannaCry cyberattacks of 2017 that forced corporations around the world to suspend operations as they rooted out the ransomware. TMSC is the largest semiconductor manufacturer in the world and is responsible for producing iPhone processors for Apple. August is a big...

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  • ‘Mission: Impossible’ Bests Winnie-The-Pooh At Box Office
‘Mission: Impossible’ Bests Winnie-The-Pooh At Box Office

Disney's " Christopher Robin " came in a distant second place with around $US25 million . " Christopher Robin " also represents an improvement from Disney's previous attempt at big-screen glory for the befuddled bear: " Winnie the Pooh " only took in $27 million over its entire run in 2011.

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  • Facebook is testing its very own dating app
Facebook is testing its very own dating app

The screenshots provide a new insight into how Facebook is planning to dip its toe into the world of dating, as well as the precautions it is taking to prevent abuse among its workforce. in May. It'll need to prove itself out to top Tinder, now the most popular dating app going. The firm stated that it was to help build long term relationships and ...

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  • Parents Hiring Coaches To Help Their Kids Get Better At Playing Fortnite
Parents Hiring Coaches To Help Their Kids Get Better At Playing Fortnite

Now, according to a new report from The Wall Street Journal , parents are spending from $10 Dollars to $50 USD per hour on Fortnite coaches so their kids can become better Fortnite players. Another parent, Nick Mennen, hired a Fortnite tutor for his 12-year old son. If you're over 30 and/or have absolutely no interest in video games, ...

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  • Google Clock gets Musical Alarms via Spotify
Google Clock gets Musical Alarms via Spotify

After you shut off your alarm, the Clock app will even give you the option to continue listening to the music that just woke up you so you can get ready with your jams. It's a pretty curious choice considering Google could use YouTube Music or Google Play Music, but went with Spotify instead. Spotify's free users will be able to enjoy the...

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  • Baidu shares tumble as Google reported to re-enter China
Baidu shares tumble as Google reported to re-enter China

Google's Android already has the largest market share of any operating system in China, now accounting for roughly 51 percent of all devices. Google is testing a mobile version of its search engine that will adhere to the Chinese government's censorship demands, including the blocking of certain websites and search terms, according to multipl...

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  • Fortnite for Android is going to bypass the Google Play Store
Fortnite for Android is going to bypass the Google Play Store

The CEO went on to say that he thinks this amount is disproportionate to the services Google provides on open platforms like Android where the company that maintains the operating system is separate from the hardware manufacturer. Epic wants to have a "direct relationship" with its users whenever possible, Sweeney said. It is a virtual certaint...

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  • Samsung Note 9 Release Date Leaks
Samsung Note 9 Release Date Leaks

Seeing how Samsung is highlighting this particular aspect in the Note 9's product video, we reckon it will sport at least a larger battery than the Galaxy Note 8's 3,300mAh cell. From all the renders and leaks we've seen, we can speculate with some confidence as to what the Galaxy Note 9 will look like. The phone is only shown from the back...

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  • Sony profit tops estimates on PlayStation
Sony profit tops estimates on PlayStation

The company raised its annual net income attributable to stockholders guidance to 500 billion yen from the prior range of 480 billion yen, due to the expected increase in income before income taxes, partially offset by an expected increase in tax expenses.

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  • Colin Kaepernick's name appeared to be edited out of 'Madden 19' soundtrack
Colin Kaepernick's name appeared to be edited out of 'Madden 19' soundtrack

Update: Game Informer received word from EA saying that the edit was a "mistake". The issue came to light after Madden NFL 19's PC release and review copies of the game went out. In November 2017, Kaepernick filed a grievance against the NFL , alleging that team owners colluded to keep him out of the league. EA Sports recommends the exa...

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  • Moto Z3 debuts with fingerprint scanner on the side, 5G mod
Moto Z3 debuts with fingerprint scanner on the side, 5G mod

Coming to the cameras , there are 12MP dual cameras on the rear with f/1.7 aperture and an 8MP single selfie camera on the front with f/2.0 aperture. The mod will ride on the millimeter wave (mmW) technology which offers several benefits in terms of bandwidth, and assures a connection that's free from congestion troubles.

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  • Reddit was just hacked-here’s what you need to do right now
Reddit was just hacked-here’s what you need to do right now

Reddit will be resetting the passwords of affected users. Reddit says hackers were able to intercept the platform's SMS-based 2-factor authentication (2FA) system. This only affects people who signed up for the website in 2007 or before. "We learned that SMS-based authentication is not almost as secure as we would hope, and the main attack was vi...

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  • Whoops: UK Retailer Reveals New DJI Mavic 2 Before Official Release
Whoops: UK Retailer Reveals New DJI Mavic 2 Before Official Release

Interestingly, DJI has designed the two Mavic 2 models to have their own strengths and meet specific needs, rather than creating a single drone that tries to do everything. The ability to transmit live 1080p video will be a feature of both models - from up to 5 miles - and both models will also come with 360-degree obstacle avoidance.

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  • Honor 9N Smartphone First Online Sale Today at 12pm IST on Flipkart
Honor 9N Smartphone First Online Sale Today at 12pm IST on Flipkart

Huawei today launched the Honor Note 10 which has a 7 inch display . Huawei had also recently teased the Note 10 to come with a range topping 5000 mAh battery . Honor Play is the upcoming smartphone model from the Chinese giant and it will be available officially in the country starting August 6th as Amazon Indian exclusive.

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  • Samsung Galaxy J6 price slashed in India
Samsung Galaxy J6 price slashed in India

DJ Koh, President and CEO of Samsung Electronics, said: "At Samsung, we believe tablets play an increasingly important role in making lives easier and improving the mobile experience for everyone". The Tab S4 is a mere 7.1mm thin and weighs only 482g so it's a credible challenger. Galaxy Tab S4 users can launch DeX from the Quick Panel or by co...

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  • Facebook launches tool to tackle social media addiction
Facebook launches tool to tackle social media addiction

Tools to help you spend less time on Facebook and Instagram. The tools will be found in the settings page of Facebook and Instagram under the headers " Your Time on Facebook " and " Your Activity " respectively. One of the main criticisms levelled at the social media giants has been their effect on mental health, and late past year Facebook pub...

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  • A new feature on WhatsApp beta lets users mark messages as ‘read’
A new feature on WhatsApp beta lets users mark messages as ‘read’

They can be automated or provided by human customer assistants. Like other messages sent via the platform , they will be encrypted, meaning WhatsApp will not be able to read them itself. Start a conversation: You may see a click-to-chat button on a website or Facebook ad to quickly message a business. Some of the key enterprises enabled by Gu...

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  • Samsung Debuts $650 iPad Pro Rival With 10.5-Inch Galaxy Tab S4
Samsung Debuts $650 iPad Pro Rival With 10.5-Inch Galaxy Tab S4

There's a charging dock (which connects via pogo pins on the side of the tablet), and a number of accessories like the Book Cover which clips around the tablet and gives you a keyboard with which to work. When paired with a keyboard and mouse, you can turn the Galaxy Tab S4 into a PC experience by switching to DeX mode. Two storage configuratio...

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  • Samsung Galaxy J7 Duo Gets a Price Cut in India
Samsung Galaxy J7 Duo Gets a Price Cut in India

It was only a few years ago when the smartphone market pretty much consisted of a decision between Apple or Samsung when it came to wanting the best device (there was also the superior Windows phone devices, but they somehow never gained traction due to poor quality apps, despite the strengths of the OS).

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  • Google warns Android device manufacturers against having more than two display cutouts
Google warns Android device manufacturers against having more than two display cutouts

Since Essential rolled out their PH-1 with a notched display past year, rivals have followed suit by adopting display cutouts to maximise the real estate of the screen . "Often the notification icons get merged with the system icons, diluting the distinction and making it harder to understand which of these icons are important or urgent", said one...

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