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Departing Apple engineer stole autonomous auto tech

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During his resignation, he turned over two iPhones, a MacBook and complied to Apple's intellectual property policy, according to the complaint. Yet the Federal Bureau of Investigation says that "approximately 5,000 of Apple's over 135,000 full time employees" have been granted clearance to receive information about Apple's project to "develop software and hardware for use in autonomous vehicles". Read More »

Wimbledon final vs World Cup final, how situation will be handled

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After Gareth Southgate's side booked a semifinal berth against Croatia, which will take place in Moscow on Wednesday, calls have grown for Wimbledon to adjust the start time for the men's final . Asked yesterday if he had concerns about noise from the Centre Court crowd, Federer light-heartedly replied: "I'm more concerned the World Cup final will have issues because the Wimbledon final is going on". Read More »

United Kingdom slips to 35th place in World Broadband Speed League

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According to the analysis, carried out during the 12 months to 29 May, the United Kingdom achieved an average speed of 18.57Mbps, which means downloading a 5GB HD movie would typically take just over 36 minutes. Ireland remains static in 36th place in the global broadband league tables, behind 26 other European countries. While the speeds in the United Kingdom were not the best, there were other measurements - such as availability and speed - where the United Kingdom would fare better, said ... Read More »

Apple's Taiwanese flag ban leads to iPhone crashes

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Anyone with that language setting wouldn't see the emoji but would instead see a square with a cross through it. Having just released iOS 11 .4.1 to the masses, Apple's focus was very much focused on squashing bugs rather than rolling out new features. Read More »

New road signs can detect mobile phones are being used in vehicles

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For the first time sensors will be installed on British roads that can detect when a mobile phone is being used in a vehicle and present drivers with a warning sign. It can detect when a phone is being used in a hands-free system or via Bluetooth, in which case the sign won't be triggered. "The system cannot differentiate between a driver and the passengers on a bus, for example, but this goes some way towards remotely warning drivers that they can be detected using their phone". Read More »

Google Pay is finally getting support for boarding passes and event tickets

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Finally, Google made it easier to manage your payment information, see your recent transaction, manage your subscriptions, and more in the Google Pay app and website . They can then pay you back how much they owe you. Additionally, several airlines and ticket sellers have already been offering digital tickets for years now, so now you can keep them all in one place. Read More »

Bugatti Chiron Divo lined up as downforce-honed variant

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To honour his feats on that twisty mountain course, Bugatti's Divo has lasered in on driving dynamics. Engineered to be a more dynamically focused model than the Chiron , Bugatti is promising the Divo will be a lighter, more agile and aerodynamically aggressive model that offers "significantly better handling properties" according to Molsheim. Read More »

New weapon against drivers using mobile phones launched in Norfolk

Officials have worked with Dereham company Westcotec to develop the system which will flash a warning signal to drivers, similar to those for speeding, if a phone is being used in the auto. It can't tell whether the driver or a passenger is using the phone, but authorities hope it will give drivers a reminder of safety concerns. Being initially tested in Norfolk, the system can not record footage. Read More »

You can now buy the limited edition red OnePlus 6

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Now, the offer is valid on all variants. Sales on OnePlus.net and via offline channels will begin on July 14. The OnePlus 6 was launched in India in May and it has performed exceedingly well in the market. Other banks are also offering no cost EMI on =purchase of the device. OnePlus has used a 3300mAh battery to keep the phone charged for day to day usage and it features OnePlus' fast charging feature called Dash Charging technology. Read More »

Fortnite Season 5 Teaser Image Released

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A torrent of teasers has been released in-game this week, suggesting that the Season 5 theme will be based around historical time periods. So while Fortnite fans have a few extra days to complete their tiers, Season 4 will finish on Wednesday, July 11. Read More »

Microsoft reveals the $399 Surface Go

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Hardware is due to ship on August 2. The standard Surface Go Type Cover keyboard will run you $99.99, and it will cost you an extra $99.99 for Surface Pen. The Surface Go's CPU is a 1.60 GHz, two-core, four-thread, 2MB cache Pentium Gold 4415y . The software giant kicked off its consumer hardware push in 2012 with the launch of the Surface RT . Read More »

Owning an iPhone is the best indicator of wealth, claims research

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According to the paper, if someone owned an iPhone, there was a 69 percent chance they were "high-income", which was defined as "being in the top quartile of income for households of that type". While the iPhone, and Apple products in general, are known to be high-priced premium devices, the rise in rank may also be attributed to general rise of smartphone ownership among people since the original's launch in 2007. Read More »

New Toyota Supra to get Goodwood reveal

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The manufacturer confirms that the new Supra will stay true to its heritage with a straight six mounted up front, driving the rear wheels. The teaser provides us with the clearest glimpse of the roadgoing model yet, which comes after the GR Supra Racing Concept that was unveiled in March this year. Read More »

Google Store summer sale serves up Pixel 2 XL, Home discounts

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The Pixel 2 phones may not pack the newest hardware available to Android device makers - the Pixel 3 will fix that soon - but it's still one of the best Android phones you can buy right now. If you have any money left over from Steam's recent sales bonanza , you can head over to the Google Store and grab a variety of electronics at a discount. Read More »

How to download iOS 11.4.1 to your iPhone and iPad

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The Restricted Mode for the USB data connection that runs over the Lightning plug on iPhones and iPads is part of the iOS 11.4.1 update released by Apple a few hours ago. However, if you aren't actually happy with the release, and you want to go back to an earlier version of iOS, then be aware that Apple is now only signing iOS 11.4, which means that you will only be able to downgrade to iOS 11.4. Read More »

Nokia X5 officially arrives on July 11

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The teaser reveals that a new handset in the Nokia X series will be unveiled at the product event, which tips the launch of the rumoured Nokia X5 in China. Nokia X6 arrived back in the middle of May, and now its time for the next phone from the portfolio of the Finnish brand. The phone is backed by a 3000mAh battery and on the connectivity front, it supports 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.2, WiFi, GPS and dual-SIM. Read More »

Monster Hunter World PC Requirements Leaked Online

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In the meantime, you can see the new PC trailer below. It just depends on how far you want to push your machine and what you want this bad boy to look like. We're also hoping that the modding community will swoop in and give this game some serious legs as well. No word yet on whether you'll be able to exceed either number, as Capcom has simply shared a screenshot of the settings menu confirming those two options. Read More »

IHOB was faking it - it’s back to pancakes for IHOP

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After some speculation and internet sleuthing, it was discovered that the "b" stood for burgers, and was a marketing ploy to advertise a new line of all-beef burgers the company was launching. Looks like they can coexist under one house of burger-pancake roof from now on. Afterward, that figure increased to 30%, the highest score since late 2012. Read More »

China’s Xiaomi makes underwhelming public debut in Hong Kong IPO

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The Sino-U.S. trade dispute has roiled financial markets, including stocks and currencies, and the global trading of commodities from soybeans to coal over the past several weeks. Despite Xiaomi's challenging debut, Reuters notes that Hang Seng - the Hong Kong stock market index - was 1.7 percent higher. Shares fell as low as HK$16 a share and were recently at HK$16.82. Read More »

To-Play Shooter Warframe Announced For Switch: Panic Button Porting

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Digital Extremes Studio Manager Sheldon Carter adds: "Cross-play requires all platforms to be updated simultaneously, which is not what our development schedule allows for at the moment". A release window has not been announced, so we'll have to stay tuned on that. As a reminder, Panic Button has been responsible for a number of Nintendo Switch ports. Read More »

Samsung to open world’s largest mobile phone manufacturing centre in India today

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Samsung's Noida plant was set up in 1996 where it has been manufacturing smartphones, refrigerators and flat-screen televisions. With the new plant coming into operation, it is expected to manufacture almost 120 million mobile devices . "For Samsung, India is among the top five smartphone markets globally". PM Modi along with South Korean president Moon Jae-in will be inaugurating the facility in Noida at 5 pm Monday. Read More »

Bethesda: service-based games like Fallout 76 don’t mark the future

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He replied that they have no plans to introduce them. When asked about what they're doing about the situation, he said: "Right now we're doing nothing". Are you disappointed that it might never be a thing in Skyrim on Switch? Creation Club probably won't reach the console. Bethesda thus is still not paying any attention to mod support for Skyrim which is a sad piece of news for avid gamers. Read More »

Explore every class of Emirates cabins with VR technology

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He said the Emirates landing of A-380 was the biggest passenger plane for the first time in Pakistan's aviation history. "It's a great day today". From now on, four flight in a week will be operated between Islamabad and Dubai. There are about 400,000 Pakistani travellers who are part of the airline's loyalty programme, the Emirates Skywards . Read More »

Pokemon Go: Special Summer Pikachu Celebrates Game's Second Anniversary

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Celebrate Pokémon GO's Second Anniversary with Pikachu! The company announced in a blog post that starting tomorrow and running through the end of the month, there will be a few changes to the Pokémon GO app in commemoration... On top of that, Pikachu Fan Avatar items will be available for purchase. At long last, numerous most highly anticipated features for Pokemon Go are finally becoming a reality. Read More »

European Parliament Rejects Copyright Reforms

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Here's a breakdown of the interested parties, and how they reacted to the vote. Lawmakers are now expected to return in September to the plans, which are aimed at ensuring creators of creative content - whether music, movies or news - are paid fairly in a digital world. Read More »

New photos of the 'global' Suzuki Jimny Sierra from dealerships

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The insides of Suzuki Jimny get a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system, a multi-function three-spoke steering wheel, automatic climate control, digital driver information display, among other things. Being a proper off-roader, the Jimny comes with a low range transfer gear alongside 2H (2WD-high gear) and 4H (4WD-high gear) modes. All the switchgear is big and chunky, specifically shaped for easy operation while wearing gloves - Suzuki obviously intends that you should take the new Jimny ... Read More »

Google’s Duplex AI could kill the call center

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In the demo, the Google Assistant sounded like a human. We've already seen that Google Duplex does a fairly convincing job of being like a PA, and as such, there's no reason why for the simple stuff at least, it can be the agent too. Microsoft has showcased a similar technology it has been testing in China. The primary use case mentioned in today's report is call centers, specifically the booming cloud-based market where Duplex's uncanny naturalness might serve as an advantage. Read More »

Xbox One July Update Out Now, Adds FastStart And Groups

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You'll only need to download a portion of the game before you can start playing, and this is done by identifying the files you need, and getting those first. Downloading a game from online storefronts like Steam or the Xbox Live Marketplace is the modern equivalent of waiting for your modem to connect to the internet circa 1998: They're both long, arduous processes that we all know can happen much faster than they do. Read More »

Playground will become a permanent game mode in Fortnite: Battle Royale

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Playground, for those unaware, is a new game mode in Fortnite: Battle Royale that allows players to enter the island alone, with only a couple friends, or as part of a random squad. The note on the Playground LTM entry revealed that Epic would only make the mode available for a limited amount of time, adding it to the roster of other things it would introduce, only to later remove. Read More »

Apple Won't Use Intel's 5G Chips

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This comes as Intel was considering Apple to be the "main volume driver" for the advanced chip. CHIPMAKER Intel has denied that it's halted production of its 5G modems after being snubbed by Apple. And even if MediaTek's 5G chips aren't as fast as Intel's, the data speeds would still be a significant increase from the average of 450Mbps available on current Qualcomm and Intel-equipped iPhones. Read More »

Samsung foldable phone with massive curved battery rumoured

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We've heard plenty of rumors circulating about the Samsung Galaxy X folding smartphone, which was revealed in a patent filing back in late 2016. There's also the Galaxy Tab S4 which could also be announced on the same date. The Korean conglomerate is said to have figured out a way to make large-capacity batteries that can store between 3,000mAh and 6,000mAh of power , reports ITHome . Read More »