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Technology Tag: Galaxy Tab A 7.0
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The OTA is ready for Snapdragon-powered Samsung Galaxy S8 . The document apparently indicated that Samsung applied for the patent with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) on June 8, 2017, but it wasn't published until December 28, 2017.

Technology HP Computer and Workstation Batteries Overheat and Burn
Author: 0 HP Computer and Workstation Batteries Overheat and Burn

Multiple devices are affected by the recall, including products in the HP Probook 64x, ProBook 65x, x360 310, Envy, Pavilion, and ZBook lineups. Global PC and printer giant HP Inc has issued a worldwide voluntary recall of 50,000 lithium-ion batteries sold as accessories or used as replacements through HP or an authorised HP service provider over the danger of fire and overheating.

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These hardware bugs allow programs to steal data which is now processed on the computer. Google programmer Jann Horn of Project Zero was one of the researchers who discovered the flaws. Estimates posted on Linux message boards suggested computer performance could slow down between 5% and 30% once patched, however Intel said users will not see significant performance changes.

Technology Ex-Uber CEO 'plans to sell 29% of stake'
Author: 0 Ex-Uber CEO 'plans to sell 29% of stake'

Kalanick left his post as chief executive of the company a year ago following a family tragedy and a stream of scandals at Uber. Bloomberg reported that Kalanick's sale is part of a tender offer by SoftBank Group, which is acquiring a 17.5% stake in Uber, mostly by buying shares from early investors and employees.

Technology Mercedes-Benz Reveals New Details About the Updated G-Class
Author: 0 Mercedes-Benz Reveals New Details About the Updated G-Class

According to Mercedes , the front rides on a new double-wishbone front suspension that's mounted higher up in the chassis, while an updated solid axle with four control arms on each side sits at rear. Lock one of the G's three differentials or engage the low-range gearbox, and the truck automatically enters what Mercedes calls "G-Mode". New engines will also be part of the mix, but we'll likely have to wait until the 2019 G-Class debuts on January 15.

Author: 0 LG Announces the HU80KA 4K UHD Projector - CES 2018

Regarding the company's much-anticipated presence at the CES 2018, LG's head of IT business division, Chang Ik-hwan said, "At this year's CES event, we are excited to bring value to consumers with our first 4K UHD projector, which delivers the highest resolution we've ever offered in a compact size".

Technology Peripheral Manufacturer Mad Catz Returns to the Industry
Author: 0 Peripheral Manufacturer Mad Catz Returns to the Industry

Representatives from Mad Catz will attend that event and show off a new range of peripherals that include gaming mouses , mechanical keyboards, and a new gaming headset. " Mad Catz has been a permanent fixture in gaming for nearly three decades and we firmly believe it's best days lie ahead", Mad Catz Director of Sales and Operations Selena Change said.

Technology Apple acquires Canadian mobile app testing startup Buddybuild
Author: 0 Apple acquires Canadian mobile app testing startup Buddybuild

The company will, however, remain in Vancouver, which BuddyBuild described as a "hotbed of developer and engineering talent". Apple has been undertaking a lot of initiatives to make the platform more attractive to developers. However, the startup said it is no longer accepting new customers. Apps are a battleground for Apple, Google, and other smartphone makers. According to an App Annie report , Apple's app revenue accounted for $11 billion in the third quarter of 2017, while the ...

Technology RSF Condemns Restricting Internet In Iran
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Retaliating to the blockage, AMADnews returned to Telegram under an assumed name (seda-yea mardom or people's voice). Protestors also began demanding the resignation of the clerical supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei . While the Telegram and Instagram are now blocked in Iran, you can still use them with the VPN services. Agence France-Presse (AFP) reporting was used in this story.

Technology Amazon shipped over 5 billion items with Prime in 2017
Author: 0 Amazon shipped over 5 billion items with Prime in 2017

Not only did its share price increase by a whopping 57% year over year, the tech giant saw significant gains in its Prime service. But the company still has not revealed just how many members use the subscription services. Some Prime members also got new discounts in 2017 thanks to Amazon's purchase of Whole Foods . The most popular item on Prime Day this past year was this Instant Pot which Amazon delivered to more than 27,000 zip codes across the United States.

Technology Samsung's C-Lab has cooked up smartglasses for the visually impaired
Author: 0 Samsung's C-Lab has cooked up smartglasses for the visually impaired

Samsung Electronics announced today that, at CES 2018 , it will introduce three innovative new projects, developed from its C-Lab (Creative Lab) program. Samsung explains simply: "The smartphone processes images from videos projected through the camera of the glasses, and the processed images are floated into the display of the Relúmĭno glasses to help the wearer see things better".

Technology Apple's iPhone $29 Battery Replacement Program Is Now Live
Author: 0 Apple's iPhone $29 Battery Replacement Program Is Now Live

While no credible evidence has ever emerged that Apple engaged in such conduct, the battery disclosure struck a nerve on social media and elsewhere. However, this was seen as confirmation that Apple was forcing upgrades on users by slowing down their iPhones , when the fault lay with the battery.

Technology PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds CEO Wants Game On Every Platform
Author: 0 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds CEO Wants Game On Every Platform

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds , or PUBG , has enjoyed incredible success this year since its release on Steam Early Access in March. Chang Han Kim, CEO of PUBG Corp , reiterated that the game will be exclusively available on Xbox One "for some time", but revealed that part of the reason why it hit Xbox One first is because of Game Preview.

Technology Apple accused of breaking French law by slowing down older iPhones
Author: 0 Apple accused of breaking French law by slowing down older iPhones

Apple has promised that from next year, it will drop the price of an out-of-warranty iPhone battery replacement from $US79 ($101) to $US29 ($37) and update its software to allow users to track their phone battery's health. And while Apple's $29 deal only covers the iPhone 6 and later, iFixit has kits for the Apple iPhone 4s , Apple iPhone 5 , Apple iPhone 5s and Apple iPhone 5c in additional to the other units.

Technology Security Minister to Social Media:
Author: 0 Security Minister to Social Media: "Fight Extremism or Face Tax Penalties"

He explained that the government "should look at all options", including taxation, because hefty sum are spent on people's de-radicalization and because "content is not taken down as quickly as they [web companies] could do". "But this is an ongoing battle and we must continue to fight it together, indeed our CEO recently told our investors that in 2018 we will continue to put the safety of our community before profits".

Technology Analysts Lay Odds At 40% That Apple Buys Netflix In 2018
Author: 0 Analysts Lay Odds At 40% That Apple Buys Netflix In 2018

Since the cut in corporate taxes will now allow companies to repatriate cash stored overseas without a major tax hit, Apple will be prompted more than ever to make a large purchase for a company like Netflix. "The firm has too much cash - almost $US250 billion - growing at $US50 billion a year". Apple has over $ 250 Billion in available cash, which is stored in tax havens outside of the United States, which the company will now be able to bring back to the U.S.