• New malware is being disguised as Fortnite for Android
New malware is being disguised as Fortnite for Android

Google has always thought of an OS which permits them to serve the next billion users with Android OS, and all their thoughts came into reality with the advent of Android Go. When users click OK the app then redirects to a website on your default browser where people asked to prove "You'r Not A BOT". The program on it performs all the functional...

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  • Apple AirPower charger will reportedly ship in September after bug fixes
Apple AirPower charger will reportedly ship in September after bug fixes

By the time September rolls around, we will have been waiting a year for AirPower to make its debut. This accessory is taking longer than anticipated due to some technical obstacles such as heat management to make sure the accessory doesnt overheat and some complicated circuitry involved.

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  • U.S. court backs states over web sales tax
U.S. court backs states over web sales tax

That rule "prevented market participants from competing on an even playing field", Kennedy wrote. Most brick-and-mortar retailers are familiar with "customers" who come in with their smartphones to look at goods they have no intention of buying from the local business.

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  • Supreme Court to take up iPhone app lawsuit
Supreme Court to take up iPhone app lawsuit

At the heart of this case is the 1977 Brick Doctrine, which comes from the Illinois Brick Co. v. Illinois Supreme Court case. Arguably Android ( Google Play) won't have this problem, however, as there is the Amazon app store . Consumers "don't like the fact that they're being forced to buy apps only on the App Store , and they're forced to p...

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  • Major Mobile Carriers Vow to Stop Providing Cell Phone Locations to Brokers
Major Mobile Carriers Vow to Stop Providing Cell Phone Locations to Brokers

In a statement , LocationSmart said it respects user privacy, doesn't provide access to location information without user consent and doesn't warehouse data or track user location histories. "Without an aggregator, there would be no practical and efficient method to facilitate requests across different carriers", AT&T VP Timothy McKone said in a...

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  • Measure the length of objects using AR on any ARCore device
Measure the length of objects using AR on any ARCore device

Once calibrated, a drawer at the bottom allows users to drag either a length or height tool into the camera viewfinder. Settings houses a "Precision display" overlay that can be disabled depending on whether you want a rounded measurement or the exact figure with a +/- accuracy.

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  • European Union approves controversial Copyright Directive, despite major tech backlash
European Union approves controversial Copyright Directive, despite major tech backlash

To become law, the Commission's plans would need to be approved by both the European Parliament and the European Council. "The Directive will improve the rights of authors and performers and is good news for the creative industries, who will have a stronger hand to play in their negotiations with technology companies over monetising their conte...

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  • The internet sales tax is going to pummel small businesses
The internet sales tax is going to pummel small businesses

The law makes an exception for companies with less than $100,000 in annual sales or 200 transactions in the state, seeking to help smaller retailers compete with big e-commerce incumbents. All those additional costs could drive a lot of small businesses under . States were missing out on around 25 percent of the tax from online sales, according ...

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  • Google Maps sacks Uber?
Google Maps sacks Uber?

Interestingly, when we checked the Google Maps app on an Android device, the Uber option was not present at all. Google Maps is a still a one-stop shop for a lot of different features, all to help you get from one place to another. By contrast, "Google made a big fuss about having the ability to book an Uber through the Maps app when the fu...

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  • Nintendo Drops the Banhammer on Switch Pirates After Release of Modchip
Nintendo Drops the Banhammer on Switch Pirates After Release of Modchip

Despite the unpatchable exploit discovered in the bootROM for Nvidia Tegra X1-based devices, such as the Switch , Nintendo has other anti-piracy measures in place to dissuade owners of its console from cracking their devices. This is frustrating, and it's something that Sony keeps doing. Microsoft and Nintendo are best buddies. With a newl...

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  • Apple aims to solve problems locating emergency calls for help
Apple aims to solve problems locating emergency calls for help

Amid growing privacy concerns, Apple announced that the location information would not be used for commercial purposes and that only the responding public-safety answering point (PSAP) would have access to the caller's location information during the emergency call.

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  • Audi unveils new A1
Audi unveils new A1

Each can be customised with a range of exterior and interior packages, along with contrasting body and roof colours, so buyers have a wide range of options to make their A1 unique. The new A1 will be available to order in the United Kingdom in September, with the first deliveries in November. This system features a radar sensor which recognises c...

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  • IOS 12 Beta 2 Confirms Apple Watch Series 4 Is Coming
IOS 12 Beta 2 Confirms Apple Watch Series 4 Is Coming

Obviously, this is causing delays for the first responders to get to the location of the emergency. "I think people would feel a little more secure with it if their personal information and security was safeguarded and that would only be used for emergencies only", said Elizabeth McCawley.

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  • Verizon, AT&T, and Sprint have stopped selling their customers’ location data
Verizon, AT&T, and Sprint have stopped selling their customers’ location data

The Verizon logo is seen on the side of a truck in New York City, U.S., October 13, 2016. Verizon said it will terminate its agreements with the two firms, LocationSmart and Zumibo, "as soon as possible". The data has allowed third parties to track wireless devices without their owners' knowledge or consent. "Verizon deserves credit for taking ...

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  • Steam Summer Sale 2018 dates leaked - and the deals start TODAY
Steam Summer Sale 2018 dates leaked - and the deals start TODAY

It's essentially the Black Friday of online video game sales. That means that games you added through Humble Bundle and other services are not calculated into the total figure. The leak seems credible as it would follow suit to what Steam have done over the past couple of years, with 2016's sale beginning on the 23 and last year's being the 22.

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  • Instagram takes on YouTube with IGTV
Instagram takes on YouTube with IGTV

IGTV will be rolling out globally over the next few weeks on Android and iOS . Facebook is paying for rights to shows now, but the company aims for the content to eventually be popular enough to be supported exclusively by advertising revenue.

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  • Disney and Nintendo are teaming up to create a Switch show
Disney and Nintendo are teaming up to create a Switch show

The company is seeking families who want to compete in its Nintendo Switch Family Showdown , a competition where four families will travel to Los Angeles and spend one day battling it out. It's the latest example of Nintendo's regained foothold as the leader in video games . While the content will be featured on Disney Channel, Disney XD and on the...

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  • LG Q7 Android One in development for the U.S.
LG Q7 Android One in development for the U.S.

Today, new details about an LG smartphone powered by Android One emerged online, although it's in no way related to the rumor mentioned earlier. According to XDA Developers , the LG Q7 Android One edition would be exclusively available through T-Mobile in the U.S.

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  • Supreme Court rules online shoppers can be forced to pay sales tax
Supreme Court rules online shoppers can be forced to pay sales tax

A divided Supreme Court ruled Thursday that states may require online retailers to collect billions of dollars of sales tax revenue owed to them. The Trump administration backed South Dakota in the case, arguing that the high court could not have expected how rapidly e-commerce would expand when it made the 1992 ruling.

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  • Sprint, T-Mobile US tell FCC merger will lower consumer prices
Sprint, T-Mobile US tell FCC merger will lower consumer prices

When T-Mobile acquired MetroPCS in May, 2013, it faced a situation similar to what it now faces with Sprint . To view the full article, register now. In a statement , T-Mobile also pledged to maintain its "disruptive" strategy, as the increased capacity helps it keep prices low. It also fails to recognize and does a disservice to the number of ...

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