Tuesday, 21 November 2017
Latest news
Home » Industry

Industry

Despite record profit, Samsung CEO plans to quit

perth_map

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of-The chairman of Samsung Electronics Co.'s board of directors, who has been the public face of the company after its de facto chief was jailed on corruption charges, said he will resign next year to make way for a new leader. Read More »

Download and Try Out the Pixel 2's Custom Launcher and Camera App

perth_map

Later this year is will also allow users to tap a button to switch to a video call during a current voice call. By injecting direct support for Duo into its core apps on your Android OS, Google believes that video calling will become easier and everyone can start using Duo-a video calling app it launched past year. Read More »

Facebook supports full disclosure on Russia-backed ads: Sheryl Sandberg

perth_map

Sandberg says Facebook started looking into Russian ads around election day as reports of Russian attempts to influence the election intensified. Facebook has turned over the ads - and information on how they were targeted, such as by geography or to people with a certain political affiliation - to congressional investigators. Read More »

Sony developing Settlers of Catan film franchise

perth_map

Right now, the big news is that The Settlers of Catan , or just Catan (it was recently rebranded) is heading to the big screen courtesy of Sony . At present, it's believed that the film will be produced by Gail Katz ( Air Force One , The Perfect Storm ), Dan Lin (It, Sherlock Holmes, The Lego Movie ), and Jonathan Elrich (Netflix's Death Note ). Read More »

Huawei Honor 6C Pro officially launches in Russian Federation

perth_map

It is also an augmented Honor 6 that launched in April. It comes in Gold and Blue color hues. On the rear panel, you can see the antenna lines, a single camera lens along with flash, a fingerprint scanner, and the Honor branding. Want a new smartphone but don't feel like forking out a small fortune for an ultra-premium flagship smartphone? As for the camera, the Honor 6A Pro comes with a 13MP rear camera that can lock in just 0.5 seconds - according to Honor, anyway - which will be nice to ... Read More »

Bixby 2.0 to Be Announced Next Week at Samsung's Developer Conference

perth_map

However, the tech company will replace the head of the Bixby department and might roll out the digital assistant's new version next week. He had previously worked for Ericsson and Samsung's smartphone research center. "We will supplement the incomplete parts of Bixby 1.0 at Bixby 2 .0", Dong-jin said. According to reports , the South Korean smartphone and electronics products manufacturer will unveil the new version of the Bixby digital assistant during the company's ... Read More »

Oppo F3 Lite smartphone launched: Price, specs and more

On the optics front, OPPO F3 Lite sports a rear camera of 13-megapixel along with an aperture of f/2.2, laser focus and PDAF. While the F3 Lite may be a new model for the Vietnamese market, it has been available for a while now in some other parts of the world including India under a different name, the Oppo A57 . Read More »

Microsoft Edge Preview for Android Hits Google Play

perth_map

Last week, We told you that Microsoft is launching Microsoft Edge Browser on Android and iOS . Earlier this week, Microsoft all but admitted it had stopped working on new features and hardware for Windows 10 Mobile . If you are a Windows 10 user, then you may be knowing that Microsoft Edge browser is there in the Windows PC for a while and a large number of a majority is already used to it. Read More »

EA rebuffs 'pay to win' loot criticism of 'SW Battlefront 2'

perth_map

With the recent Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Beta taking place last weekend, EA has received a lot of feedback about the game. Furthermore, like in most EA and DICE games, your profile from a beta to the full game carries over, meaning that if you have the best of the best gear you will always have an advantage in the full version. Read More »

Alphabet Inc (GOOGL) Analysts See $8.43 EPS

LLC boosted its stake in shares of Alphabet by 1.1% in the first quarter. Town & Country Bank & Trust CO dba First Bankers Trust CO now owns 422 shares of the information services provider's stock valued at $392,000 after buying an additional 3 shares in the last quarter. Read More »

Apple is Still Struggling With iPhone X Production

According to a new report from Nikkei , Apple is still encountering production issues with the aforementioned TrueDepth Camera system, the component which serves as the foundation for Face ID. The good news is that the iPhone X is undoubtedly the most technologically advanced iPhone had ever created. Yuanti Investment Consulting analyst Jeff Pu predicts that the iPhone X will soon enter mass production and units will start shipping out of China in the third week of this month. Read More »

Epic Sues Two Fortnite Cheaters

perth_map

For $5 to $15 monthly subscriptions, Addicted Cheats' botting services aid players in tracking, aiming at and killing enemies in PvP games. According to the complaints, both defendants offer technical support for AddictedCheats.com and, with cheats the site provides, monitor streams and intentionally prevent streamers from winning. Read More »

Loot Boxes Aren't Gambling According to ESRB

perth_map

In the wake of so many gamers raging against the rise of microtransactions and loot boxes , it was only a matter of time before an official body with authority got involved. Are loot boxes a form of gambling? A couple of games have put this poor practice in the spotlight recently - igniting a debate on whether loot boxes , especially ones that have the potential to effect gameplay and can be purchased with real money - should be considered gambling . Read More »

The Evil Within 2 gets creepy launch trailer

perth_map

It seems to have improved on 2014's The Evil Within , from its grotesque visuals to its narrative, which seems more deeply entrenched in body horror and other disturbing concepts. Bethesda has released the official launch trailer for The Evil Within 2 , and the scenes in the trailer will give you nightmares. He needs to step into this risky world, survive, and save his daughter. Read More »

Google Express partners with Target, Assistant shopping coming to phones

perth_map

Google Express only supports a certain number of retailers, but now Target has been officially added to the list to give you access to their items and brands including Up & Up household essentials and Cat & Jack kids' clothing. Also, starting next year, Target shoppers will have the option to pick up their Google Express orders at a Target store, with the items ready in two hours. Read More »

Bharti Airtel to acquire Tata's consumer mobile business

perth_map

Idea has 191 million users as of August. So, if you were a Tata Docomo and Tata Photon customer, with the new merger, you now become an Airtel customer. Finding the right home for our longstanding customers and our employees has been the priority for us. Tata and Bharti Airtel will work together to further explore other mutual areas of cooperation, that will be value accretive for both the Groups, the statement said. Read More »

Apple is working on folding iPhone 'which could transform into an iPad'

perth_map

APPLE IS WORKING on a foldable OLED phone with LG Display, the display-making arm of the LG Group, according to sources speaking to The Bell in Korea (English version via The Investor ). Engadget notes that once that once Face ID hits iPads and iPhones, it will give developers an idea that facial recognition can be used across multiple Apple devices instead of just one. Read More »

Amazon gives control over teen spending to parents

perth_map

Parents can provide a set allowance for shopping on Amazon using the service. When making purchases, teens can even add a note to their parents, such as "I need this book for school". The kid then receives an invite and they choose their own username and password. Teens will now be able to buy things using those accounts in the Amazon app. Read More »

Google to integrate Duo App to Android by default

perth_map

The Pixel 2 and 2 XL were announced last week, but with most variants not shipping for a few weeks, those of you pre-ordered one are probably getting a little antsy. But, Google did not succeed well in bringing the Google Duo into the mainstream smartphone users, so that they had aired a lot of Ads over Television, Internet and even via Billboards. Read More »

Nokia 9 with curved glass display and dual rear cameras leaks

perth_map

In other Nokia-related news, HMD Global has confirmed that the Nokia 8 will not be available in the United States after all. Take a look at the video of the concept renders of Nokia 9 from below. It said to be powered by a Snapdragon 835, along with Adreno 540 GPU . On the bottom edge of the Nokia 9 render, it comes with a single speaker and USB Type-C port. Read More »

Cyber Honey Trap: Hackers Hit PornHub Users With Malvertising Attack

perth_map

The campaign was tightly focused, with ads being displayed only to users in the United Kingdom, the US, Australia and Canada, and further limited depending upon which ISP they used, said security firm Proofpoint in an advisory. If the user clicked the update button, the virus would be downloaded to the computer, where it would then track users' personal information and browsing habits. Read More »

Finally! Amazon introduces a waterproof Kindle; priced at Rs 21999

perth_map

The Kindle's rivals, including Kobo, have had water resistant versions of their e-readers since 2014, but have failed to disrupt Amazon's dominance of the ebook market. The all-new Kindle Oasis comes with 8GB storage, which has twice the storage as the first Kindle Oasis and can hold thousands of titles. The service has 250,000 audiobooks available for download on an ad-hoc or subscription basis, but one proviso of the integration is that customers buy both the ebook and the audiobook of the ... Read More »

Longmont's Wibby Brewing wins in love and lager

perth_map

Seven other IN breweries won nine other awards at the festival. Louis and Side Project Brewing from Maplewood all medaled at the three-day event, which involves 96 beer categories and features an worldwide panel of 276 expert judges. finishing just behind Night Shift in the Classic Saison category, winning bronze for its One Arm Farmhouse Ale. Montgomery County's Stickman Brews , which opened more recently in late 2015, won bronze for its Cousin Stoopid ale in the other Belgian-style ... Read More »

Sells 418 Shares of EOG Resources Inc (EOG)

perth_map

EOG Resources, Inc explores for, develops, produces and markets crude oil and natural gas in major producing basins in the United States, The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, the United Kingdom, The People's Republic of China, Canada and, from time to time, select other worldwide areas. Read More »

Razer teases 1 November event, likely for a new smartphone

perth_map

That all lined up with Nextbit , the folks who put together the Robin smartphone, joining the Razer team back in January . Razer's CEO, Tan Min-Liang, said that the project has been in development for years, and he is excited to reveal all to the world soon. Read More »

Assassin's Creed Origin DLC Details Revealed

perth_map

Perhaps most importantly of all, though-you can pet cats. Scheduled for a March 2018 launch. The Roman Centurion and Horus Packs: Two exclusive add-on packs including a new outfit, weapons, shield and mount. On the other hand, daily quests dispensed by The Nomad's Bazaar will reward your efforts with exotic mystery rewards. That includes photo mode that will allow players to unleash their inner photographer, fights against endless waves of enemies in Gladiator Arena through Horde ... Read More »

Australia jet and navy data stolen in 'extensive' hack

A mystery hacker has stolen information about Australia's warplanes from a defence subcontractor. Australian authorities criticised the defence contractor for "sloppy admin" and it turns out nearly anybody could have penetrated the company's network. Read More »

Blackberry Announced its New All-Screen Motion Smartphone

perth_map

BlackBerry is considered one of the best smartphone producers on the globe when it comes to maintaining privacy in communications and phone's productivity. The DTEK security suite feature has been enabled on the device. And, another feature users may like is that it features a 3.5mm headphone jack. The phone also supports FIPS 140-2 Full Disk Encryption, Android for Work and Google Play for Work Features - cool isn't it! The screen has a full HD resolution, and the rear/front cameras are a ... Read More »

Play Star Wars Battlefront 2 Early With EA Access And Origin

perth_map

Payback , on the other hand, will be playable ahead of launch for a total of 10 hours - roughly the standard amount. The addition of Mass Effect: Andromeda is interesting because the game only came out in March. Bring together a team of colorful characters, discover new worlds and unravel the ultimate secret at the heart of this unusual new system. If any of that leaves your curiosity piqued, you'll find more information over on the official EA Access and Origin Access pages. Read More »

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is getting a refined version of Dust2

If you're interested in trying out the new Dust II you'll need to opt into beta which takes you to a version of CS:GO which available in the public test realm, or PTR. The map's pizza parlours have been removed, replaced by dentist's offices. "Experienced players will now not have to worry about whether they're going to get hung up and newbs won't wonder if they're going to get burned", Valve explained. Read More »

Xolo Era 3

perth_map

Moving on, the Xolo Era 2V comes with a 5-inch HD display screen resolution of 1280×720 pixels. It also sports a fingerprint sensor . On the camera front, the Era 3X features a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, while there is a 13-megapixel front-facing camera with moonlight selfie flash. Read More »

IPhone Apps With Fake Login Popups Can Steal Your Passwords

perth_map

The prompt to key in your password for your Apple ID tied to the device can appear for various reasons, like updating iOS , when certain apps require access to iCloud, or when making in-app purchases. That being said, it should be pointed out that this phishing method isn't exactly new and that Apple usually checks apps for this before being accepted to the App Store. Read More »