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Technology Nintendo Direct Officially Announced for Tomorrow
Author: 0 Nintendo Direct Officially Announced for Tomorrow

Nintendo will throw the proverbial switch on the Switch Online service beginning September 18. Nintendo confirmed on Twitter that the service will officially launch next week, on September 18, and that more information will be revealed during Thursday's presentation.

Author: 0 IPhone Xs and iPhone XR Can Read NFC Tags in Background

Except if you actually compare the iPhone SE with, say, the iPhone X , then the difference is startling. To rub salt in their wounds, the 6 series is the last iPhone to come with a headphone jack. Also making it onto an iPhone for the first time, is the availability of a smacking 512GB storage option! The iPhone XS will cost you €1,179, the iPhoneXR, the price will be €879, and the iPhone XSMax, which is the most expensive, will set you back €1,279.

Technology Google to kill Inbox early next year
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Gmail started picking up some nifty features of its own over time too, such as basic gesture customization , Smart Compose , AI-driven priority alerts , and un-sending emails . Google claims this is in the works, but did not give an official timeline as to when to expect the feature. Just another case of Google killing off an app or service, Google giveth and Google taketh.

Technology Verizon claims 5G bragging rights; home broadband service launching in October
Author: 0 Verizon claims 5G bragging rights; home broadband service launching in October

Interestingly, Verizon isn't hiding from the fact that its initial fixed wireless internet service uses the company's proprietary 5GTF standard and not the official 3GPP 5G standard. Launching a 5G broadband service has been part of Verizon's 5G roll-out for a while, as the carrier gears up toward launching its 5G mobile network next year.

Technology IPhone XC color leak sees supposed SIM trays spill secrets
Author: 0 IPhone XC color leak sees supposed SIM trays spill secrets

The other products, such as Macs and Mac Books and AirPods as well as the new iOS 12 will all be heard about in the Wednesday event at the Steve Jobs Theater, Cuppertino. What are you hoping that Apple announces tomorrow above anything else? The same site also spotted the iPhone Xs listed on the Apple website for a brief period, and the screenshot shows availability pegged for September 21.

Author: 0 Apple iPhone XS, iPhone XS Plus and iPhone XC Prices Leaked

So it will be interesting to see if Apple manages to surprise everyone this time too. Apple is expected to release a larger version of the iPhone XS - the iPhone XS Plus , perhaps - as well as a less expensive version. Apple's event will also see the debut of the Apple Watch Series 4 . We will find out more on Wednesday night at 6pm BST but, along with new iPhones , there's also some good news for those wanting a deal.

Technology Apple Set To Unleash 'Max' On The World On Tuesday
Author: 0 Apple Set To Unleash 'Max' On The World On Tuesday

Like the iPhone X , their bodies will be made from stainless steel and glass. Consequently, the iPhone XS Max will still be a compact smartphone. The iPhone maker said that a small percentage of the smartphones were affected and that iPhones that were made between September 2017 and March 2018 in China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Macau, New Zealand and the U.S.

Technology Alibaba’s Jack Ma To Retire To Focus on Philanthropy
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Jack Ma was a cash-strapped Chinese entrepreneur and former English teacher when he convinced friends to give him $60,000 to start a Chinese e-commerce firm called Alibaba in 1999. It transformed how Chinese people shop and pay for things, especially through the now ubiquitous Alipay digital payment service. As he prepares to leave the company, Ma is among China's super rich.

Technology Tesla stock falls as CEO appears to smoke marijuana on video
Author: 0 Tesla stock falls as CEO appears to smoke marijuana on video

The joint was provided by Mr Rogan, who said it was legal. For a Factbox on executive departures, see: Even before Musk's surprise August 7 Twitter disclosure that he had funding "secured" for a go-private deal, Tesla had been under scrutiny from investors, analysts and short-sellers as it works to hit production targets and slow its cash burn.

Technology British Airways website hack exposed customer financial data
Author: 0 British Airways website hack exposed customer financial data

IAG said the data breach had been resolved and the website was working normally, and that no travel or passport details were stolen. The airline has taken out adverts apologising for the breach in Friday's newspapers. not how I wanted to spend my Thursday evening". To have your customers' financial information stolen by unidentified hackers. It was not immediately clear how many people were affected by the data breach.

Technology Feds Charge North Korean Cyber-Operative In Sony Hack, Ransomware Attack
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According to multiple media reports, the Department of Justice plans to announce formal charges against North Korean nationals in a news conference at 10AM PT. The hack of the central bank of Bangladesh saw at least $81 million stolen and transferred between a number of accounts in the Philippines and elsewhere, rendering most of it unrecoverable.

Technology The new 6.1-inch iPhone could come in red and blue colors
Author: 0 The new 6.1-inch iPhone could come in red and blue colors

Using these prices as a benchmark, the 6.1-inch LCD iPhone might cost $699, followed by the price of iPhone Xs at $799 and finally comes the iPhone Xs Max at $999. The iPhone 4s followed the iPhone 4, the iPhone 5s followed the iPhone 5, and so on. However, it will also be offered in a special gold colorway, which 9to5Mac noted was leaked through the FCC.

Technology OnePlus 6T setting goals... for next year?
Author: 0 OnePlus 6T setting goals... for next year?

As you can see in the images below the OnePlus 6T box will have a similar design to this year's OnePlus 6 box. They also indicate that the OnePlus 6T will feature a "waterdrop" notch at the top of the screen and that the handset will also boast an in-display fingerprint sensor.

Technology ‘Battlefield V’s’ Battle Royale Mode Is Officially Called Firestorm
Author: 0 ‘Battlefield V’s’ Battle Royale Mode Is Officially Called Firestorm

Those hoping for something akin to PUBG or Fortnite will be saddened, as " Firestorm " (the official name for the mode) will be limited to 16 four-man teams for a total of 64 players. Battlefield V will release on November 20 for PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4. DICE also highlights some of the new gameplay improvements introduced with the World War II-based shooter, such as enhanced movement, gun mechanics, and more.

Technology Congress grills tech firms over foreign influence
Author: 0 Congress grills tech firms over foreign influence

In the wake of testimony before a Senate committee hearing in which top officials from Facebook and Twitter testified , the Department of Justice issued a statement saying that it would be investigating social media firms. "I'm not even sure it's trending in the right direction", he added. Like Zuckerberg, she acknowledged Facebook's lag in recognizing Russian efforts to manipulate Facebook during and after the 2016 US presidential election.

Technology Facebook, Twitter defend efforts to stop election meddling
Author: 0 Facebook, Twitter defend efforts to stop election meddling

Twitter isn't biased for or against any type of partisan but is working on ways to raise the level of debate on its platform, the company's CEO will tell a Senate hearing in Washington, D.C., today. This will be the first time Sandberg has publicly faced significant questioning about Facebook's role in the 2016 election. In prepared testimony released ahead of a House hearing Wednesday afternoon, Dorsey says his company does not use political ideology to make decisions, and aims to make as ...

Technology Chrome Turns 10 and Gets a Bunch of New Features
Author: 0 Chrome Turns 10 and Gets a Bunch of New Features

Researchers at cybersecurity and penetration testing consultancy SureCloud have uncovered a weakness in the way Google Chrome and Opera browsers, among others, handle saved passwords and how those saved passwords are used to interact with home Wi-Fi routers over unencrypted connections.