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Tech Over 50 Million Users Affected
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Google said the bug allowed apps -which were granted permission to view Google+ profile data- to incorrectly receive permission to view profile information that the user had set to "not-public". "We discovered this bug as part of our standard and ongoing testing procedures and fixed it within a week of it being introduced". No third party compromised our systems, and we have no evidence that the developers who inadvertently had this access for six days were aware of it or misused it in any ...

Tech Aussie Twitch streamer MrDeadMoth charged over alleged livestreamed assault
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Then, what appears to be the sound of a slap can be heard off camera. " No computer, I'm sick of this shit ", a woman's voice is heard to respond. "Don't hit me in the face", she said. The wife, a 21-year-old woman from western Sydney , later tells her husband she isn't going to leave until she makes her point and he apologises to her.

Tech Fortnite Season 7 arrives with new Iceberg biome, Wraps and planes
Author: 0 Fortnite Season 7 arrives with new Iceberg biome, Wraps and planes

See the map and detailed images of each location below. Battle Pass owners will have early access to their own Creative island for one week, then all players will receive islands on December 13, 2018 . From there the camera zooms out to a room of the cartoonish, now-iconic Fortnite characters watching it all unfold on their TV, when they get shocked out of their reverie by the major addition to Fortnite's new season: Christmas.

Tech Samsung Galaxy S10 is shown in the photo
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S10 is shown in the photo

The company has now confirmed us the date for the unveiling of Samsung Galaxy A8s to be December 10th. To give the Galaxy S10 + a fresher look, it appears to come in a variety of gradient colours that flow not only on the glass panel but on the aluminium frame as well.

Tech Make Your Own Fortnite With Fortnite Creative
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Apart from that, Epic also promises that developers will own their game page and newsfeed and there won't be any store-placed ads, cross-marketing of other competing games or paid ads in search results. The Battle Pass typically costs around $10 worth of the in-game V-Bucks per season, but it's possible to amass that many V-Bucks without spending a dime.

Tech Hands On With Samsung and Verizon's First 5G Phone
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According to the leaks, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 will be the first mobile processor to support multi-gigabit 5G connections. The Snapdragon 855 platform will come with a Cat-20 4G modem offering up to 2Gbps download speeds, called the X24.

Tech Apple Ends Feud With TRAI; Approves Anti-Spam App For India
Author: 0 Apple Ends Feud With TRAI; Approves Anti-Spam App For India

A case in point was in 2016, when Apple refused a United States government demand to unlock an iPhone used in a terrorist attack in San Bernardino, in which 14 people were killed and 22 people were injured. The old app will be available for download and use by 5pm on December 4, said India's second-largest private lender by assets. The two applications can be put back on the Play Store, after providing Google all evidence of having removed all traces of malicious software.

Tech Google is reportedly shuttting down Hangouts in 2020
Author: 0 Google is reportedly shuttting down Hangouts in 2020

Whether or not that holds up remains to be seen, and Google isn't officially saying anything about the app's future, but the writing has been on the wall since. While Hangouts Chat, much like Slack, was meant for easy conversations between the team and the organization, Hangouts Meet was introduced as a video-calling platform for fast, easy and convenient meetings.

Tech Nintendo Switch Top-Selling Console Online During 5-Day Thanksgiving Weekend
Author: 0 Nintendo Switch Top-Selling Console Online During 5-Day Thanksgiving Weekend

This includes the recently released Pokémon: Lets Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Lets Go, Eevee! games, as well as the upcoming Super Smash Bros. Year-over year, sales of the console over those five days were up by 115%. Black Friday and Cyber Monday might be in the rearview mirror, but that doesn't mean the deals are entirely behind us. eBay just launched a staggeringly good discount code that slashes 15% off nearly everything on its auction site.

Tech Supreme Court to Hear Apple Antitrust Case
Author: 0 Supreme Court to Hear Apple Antitrust Case

When software developers offer their products, Apple reviews them for compatibility and malware and, once they are approved, charges the developer a 30 percent commission. If so, the consumer is a direct purchaser and should therefore be permitted to bring an antitrust claim. Apple's routine sales of tens of millions of iPhones and billions in App Store revenue certainly point to the idea that developers are being gouged on sales fees.

Tech Red Dead Online Beta Not Working For Xbox One Players, Rockstar Confirms
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Red Dead Online will be in early access and beta phase for now. We're getting started with the Red Dead Redemption 2 multiplayer mode, and right out the gate your first task is to create a character. "The launch of the Red Dead Online beta is the first step in what will be a continually expanding and dynamic world, and the beta period will allow us to deal with the inevitable turbulence of launching any online experience of this size and scale", Rockstar Games said in a statement .

Tech Some Amazon Black Friday 2018 Game Deals Are Available Now
Author: 0 Some Amazon Black Friday 2018 Game Deals Are Available Now

Numerous retailers have started their Black Friday discounts early, giving gamers the opportunity to save some cash without having to fearless the weekend crowds. For the same price you can also get a 1TB One S Battlefield V bundle on the same eBay store. You get the purchase price back via mail-in rebate. Online retail giant Amazon has joined in on the early Black Friday craze, with multiple video game deals now live.

Tech Facebook, Instagram hit by global outage due to unspecified problems
Author: 0 Facebook, Instagram hit by global outage due to unspecified problems

San Francisco: Just days after photo-messaging app Instagram rolled out the feature to track users' time spent on the app, Facebook has now released "Your Time on Facebook" tool that counts how many minutes people spend on the app. "We're working on it and we'll get it fixed as soon as we can". It is not known if the outages for both platforms are connected. In the meantime, Twitter is popping today and it's mostly because people can't write lengthy diatribes on Facebook or goof off in ...

Tech Samsung Galaxy S10 & Galaxy F Foldable Phone Colors Options Leaked
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S10 & Galaxy F Foldable Phone Colors Options Leaked

Finally there in an enviromental test to test the handsets in different environments, you can find out more details at the link below. Samsung Galaxy A9 has a Full HD+ 6.3-inch Super AMOLED Infinity display . The S10 setup will probably be similar. The WSJ suggests that all of these models will likely be revealed in the Spring of 2019, while the Beyond X model will be released when 5G is ready to launch (presumably with one or more major carriers in the U.S., but maybe just South ...

Tech PlayStation Digital Black Friday Deals Live Now
Author: 0 PlayStation Digital Black Friday Deals Live Now

Black Friday is fast approaching and it's the season for holiday deals on video games. So, grab your wallet and get ready to spend some more of your hard earned cash on awesome games. We might not see anything better than this the rest of the year, so act soon if you want to save yourself a couple of bucks. All orders over $35 will have free shipping, so make sure you take advantage of that and get ready for the holidays.

Tech Pokemon Let's Go Rare Pokemon Locations Guide
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Pokemon Let's Go Pikachu andEevee is available now, and we're helping people with a series of guides. Stats are influenced by the stats over in Pokemon Go , too, so you can predict roughly how good a transferred Pokemon will be. To transfer Pokemon , you need to reach Fuchsia City in Pokemon : Let's Go, Pikachu & Eevee! " Let's Go , Pikachu!" and " Let's Go , Eevee! " are user-friendly enough to do just that.

Tech A fix is incoming for the Google Pixel 3 XL buzzing sound
Author: 0 A fix is incoming for the Google Pixel 3 XL buzzing sound

Until now, nearly every smartphone was having the issue of bad quality photos taken in the night time or in low light environments. Even without Night Sight , the Pixel family of phones-like the Nexus 5X and 6P before them-already excel in low-light photography.

Tech Microsoft releases new Windows 10 19H1 build to Insider Preview
Author: 0 Microsoft releases new Windows 10 19H1 build to Insider Preview

Windows 10 takes a leap forward for UI fanatics today as Microsoft introduces a brand new system-wide theme that turns the Windows Shell, which includes the Start menu, Taskbar, and Action Center from dark to light . This doesn't really give many details and, of course, the real tests will all come about when users get to play and see if the reality lives up to the hype.

Tech Xbox One Receiving Mouse and Keyboard Support Next Week
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The biggest addition of the Xbox One November Update is the introduction of mouse and keyboard support , which will allow developers from now on to add support to their games. PUBG was part of the Xbox Free Play Days program as well and was free to play for all Xbox One users until Sunday, November 11. It's not so good for racers, beat'em ups, or sports titles, where the nuance of analog sticks and triggers can be more impactful.

Tech Apple finds quality problems in some iPhone X and MacBook models
Author: 0 Apple finds quality problems in some iPhone X and MacBook models

If your iPhone X's screen is, say, cracked, and it prevents the fix from being performed without further damage, it's highly likely you will need to get that fixed first. Two of Apple's most popular products over the past year could be subject to some rather nasty malfunctions according to the company. If you have had either of these issues repaired by Apple or an Apple Authorized Service Provider then you should get in touch with Apple to arrange a refund.

Tech Chinese state media debuts 'AI' news anchors
Author: 0 Chinese state media debuts 'AI' news anchors

The anchor's machine learning programme is able to synthesise realistic-looking speech, lip movements and facial expressions, Xinhua said , to deliver news with "the same effect" as a human. "I look forward to bringing you brand-new news experiences". The anchors - the Chinese one is modelled on real-life newsreader Qiu Hao and sports a black suit and red tie - are part of a major push by China to advance its prowess in AI technology, from surveillance equipment to self-driving cars.

Tech Samsung has a new foldable phone - and it's not the only one
Author: 0 Samsung has a new foldable phone - and it's not the only one

But that's still speculation at this point, and it's worth betting that at least one Samsung phone will be launched in 2019 with a display notch. When folded, such a phone can be used as a small tablet. In an afternoon session at the conference, Samsung revealed some specs for the concept device. Sagar Kamdar, Android director of product management, told The Verge there are different ways to cut down on fragmentation among foldables devices and experiences, but that Google doesn't have ...

Tech Now you can wear National Football League uniforms in Fortnite
Author: 0 Now you can wear National Football League uniforms in Fortnite

This weapon is available in Rare, Epic , and Legendary variants, and packs 44, 46, 48 damage, respectively. Epic announced on Monday it's also bringing National Football League outfits to " Fortnite " this week. As with every other week, all players will be able to complete the top three free challenges while only those who have elected to purchase the Battle Pass being granted another four challenges to complete.

Tech Blizzard Announces Diablo Immortal; A Diablo Mobile RPG
Author: 0 Blizzard Announces Diablo Immortal; A Diablo Mobile RPG

While we would've loved to see a new game in the franchise, Warcraft III is a classic that never gets old. "Play with the conveniences of modern Blizzard Battle.net and WoW technology such as Blizzard friends lists; select UI improvements; enhancements created to ensure stability and fair play; and all the latest under-the-hood engine updates to support players' current hardware".

Tech OnePlus explains why the OnePlus 6T lacks a notification LED
Author: 0 OnePlus explains why the OnePlus 6T lacks a notification LED

Apparently capable enough to envy the OnePlus 6 users about all the new software features on the OnePlus 6T . The 6T now gets a new build number with this software update which goes by A6010_41_181024 . As promised, OnePlus has released new OxygenOS features announced with the OnePlus 6T for OnePlus 6. The new OnePlus 6T is finally available and its price starts at $549 for the basic model that has 6 GB of RAM and 128GB of storage.

Tech Further details about Samsung Galaxy S10's ultrasonic fingerprint scanner pop up
Author: 0 Further details about Samsung Galaxy S10's ultrasonic fingerprint scanner pop up

In 2019, Samsung is expected to release one new flagship phone that costs almost $2,000. According to South Korean publication ETNews , Samsung will rely exclusively on a Qualcomm-based in-display fingerprint scanner. The foldable-screen device is codenamed "Winner" and has been under development for years, the people said . The fingerprint scanner was unable to incorporate under this display via technical complexity.

Tech Fan Asks If Diablo: Immortal Is April Fool's Joke
Author: 0 Fan Asks If Diablo: Immortal Is April Fool's Joke

Today is also the day that you can pick up the GameStop exclusive Diablo III: Eternal Collection Nintendo Switch bundle for $359.99 with free shipping. Now sure, people are entitled to take interest on what they please, but this seems like a full Diablo experience, albeit on a mobile platform. As of the writing of this article, the game's cinematic launch trailer has 2k likes and 54k dislikes on YouTube .

Tech Apple confirms iOS 12.1 shipping today with 32-person Group Facetime
Author: 0 Apple confirms iOS 12.1 shipping today with 32-person Group Facetime

The dual-SIM functionality for iPhone "XR", "XS" and "XS Max" will go live when the iOS point update sees release. Also, it is recommended to back up your data, and ensuring your device has over 50 percent of charge or connected to a power source before beginning the update process.

Tech Apple's new MacBook Air: Price, specifications and features
Author: 0 Apple's new MacBook Air: Price, specifications and features

Wireless connectivity options on the MacBook Air include Wi-Fi 802.11ac and Bluetooth v4.2. We'll update the guide periodically as new information about the notebook is available. The 11-inch iPad Pro model has a similar footprint as the previous 10.5-inch iPad model. And that display is pushed pretty much to the edges of the Air's lid, yet still leaves space for a FaceTime camera.

Tech You could pre-order the OnePlus 6T in Malaysia next week
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With the OnePlus 6T official announcement less than a week away, it was expected that someone would leak something, sooner or later and here we are, indeed - leaker Ishan Agarwal tweeted an entire spec shit allegedly belonging to the yet unreleased OnePlus phone.

Tech Why Red Dead Redemption 2 has captured the imagination
Author: 0 Why Red Dead Redemption 2 has captured the imagination

Grand Theft Auto 5 used NVIDIA's TXAA so it appears that the PC version of Red Dead Redemption 2 will also be using it (either that or it's a leftover). Using the ledger in your camp after the start of Chapter 2 in the story, you can purchase an upgrade for Dutch's lodging. If you want to play now and you have either an Xbox One or a PlayStation 4, it's probably better to buy it for one of those platforms rather than wait for a PC version that feels likely but is far from guaranteed.

Tech More affordable iPhone X model goes on sale in Japan
Author: 0 More affordable iPhone X model goes on sale in Japan

Are you planning to buy iPhone XR? We've already shown you a series of reviews praising Apple's cheapest new iPhone , a device that nearly delivers a full iPhone XS experience for a lower price. The iPhone XR is bigger than the iPhone 6, 6s, 7, and 8, and even the slightly larger iPhone X and iPhone XS. The iPhone XR screen mimics the XS's well , but not quite 100%.

Tech Rockstar unveils Red Dead Redemption 2 companion app
Author: 0 Rockstar unveils Red Dead Redemption 2 companion app

If you are extremely excited about playing this game and don't want anything at all spoiled - what the heck are you doing here, buddy? In massive open world games, getting lost and having to open up the map is a pretty common occurrence. Players will be delivered with real-time " interactive information to your smart device " that will allow for map zooms, waypoint setting, marking area's of interest and more.

Tech Samsung will include a key OnePlus 6T feature in future Galaxy smartphones
Author: 0 Samsung will include a key OnePlus 6T feature in future Galaxy smartphones

That said, there's a chance that Samsung might become the first company to launch a device with graphene batteries next year when they will announce Galaxy S10 . The presence of Samsung DeX on the Galaxy Tab S4 enables desktop-like computing and offers users a way to open multiple desktop-style windows for Android apps, including the Microsoft Office suite.

Tech Here's Red Dead Redemption 2's launch trailer
Author: 0 Here's Red Dead Redemption 2's launch trailer

Red Dead Redemption 2 will come to the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on October 26, 2018 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One . As trailers continuously spoil key details in movies and games these days, the Red Dead 2 trailer hits that flawless sweet spot of creating excitement without giving too much away.

Tech YouTube fixes
Author: 0 YouTube fixes "access issues" sparking widespread outage

As at the time of publishing this article, the cause of the outage is not known as YouTube is yet to reveal the cause. In addition, visiting YouTube .com produced a blank screen with only the YouTube logo displayed. Clients over the world began to see that the video administration's sites and mobile applications were down around 9:20PM ET, and everything stays out of reach over an hour later.

Tech New PlayStation 4 Bug Reportedly Breaking Consoles
Author: 0 New PlayStation 4 Bug Reportedly Breaking Consoles

Got a new message notification on PS4? You can circumvent this by checking all messages via PlayStation.com or the PlayStation App, or setting your PSN account privacy to restrict all incoming messages. Reddit user iamnotacrazyperson said: Happened to me in RL too. KitGuru Says: Given that this messaging bug harms the integrity of competitive multiplayer on the PS4, Sony will need to fix this as soon as possible.

Tech Google Home Hub vs Echo Show: Which Should You Buy?
Author: 0 Google Home Hub vs Echo Show: Which Should You Buy?

You can use Play Music though. At this stage, Google hasn't spoken about using other apps for voice calling, or video calling on their Smart Displays. Qualcomm's "Home Hub" platform was purposely built to run Android Things and this Google Assistant software-the SD624 is for smart displays, while the less powerful SDA212 is for speakers .

Tech Facebook launches AI-powered video chat devices
Author: 0 Facebook launches AI-powered video chat devices

It's like having your own cinematographer and sound crew direct your personal video calls. Beyond merely winning consumers' trust, Facebook hopes the Portal can present a competitive alternative to Amazon's rivaling Echo Show video calling device.

Tech Google reveals new Pixel phone to chase Apple
Author: 0 Google reveals new Pixel phone to chase Apple

Google held its annual hardware event today and announced the new Pixel 3 , Google Home Hub , Pixel Slate , and new Pixel charging station. It will also run Android apps and Linux software out of the box. It will also be available on Google's Project Fi network. How does the notch look on a Pixel phone? In celebration of the Marvel Cinematic Universe 10th anniversary, the Pixel includes lifelike, interactive AR stickers of heros like The Hulk and Iron Man.

Author: 0 Samsung's triple-camera Galaxy A7 (2018) is now available in Malaysia

Samsung has just announced the new Galaxy A9 smartphone which features not two, but four rear cameras . Read on to find out everything about this new Samsung smartphone . In the meantime, what are your thoughts on the Galaxy A9? For its size, the Galaxy A9 sports a generous 3,800mAh battery and is running Samsung's custom UI.

Tech Google's gadget show: Look for new phones, 'smart' home devices, more
Author: 0 Google's gadget show: Look for new phones, 'smart' home devices, more

But the front of both devices are where the biggest changes come. But, we'll have to wait and see. Google Pixel 3 specifications Google Pixel 3 has a 5.5-inch FHD+ (2160 x 1080 pixels) flexible OLED screen with 18:9 aspect ratio. Pixel phones should get wireless charging with a new Pixel Stand charger. Just yesterday, we have come across two Chrome OS devices - the Pixel Slate , which is expected to be a tablet, and the PixelBook 2, a follow-up to last year's PixelBook ...

Tech Google exposed data for hundreds of thousands of users
Author: 0 Google exposed data for hundreds of thousands of users

And an internal memo noted that while there wasn't any evidence of misuse on behalf of developers, there wasn't a way to know for sure whether any misuse took place. The company is henceforth shutting down Google + to consumers. The company stated in its post that there was no evidence "that any developer was aware of this bug, or.

Tech Google shuts down Google
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Today Google announced a bug inside the Google+ developer platform that allowed some basic user information to be viewed without authorized access; information such as: names, email addresses, ages and current occupations. Google is shutting down its long-shunned Plus social network for consumers, following its disclosure of a flaw discovered in March that could have exposed some personal information of up to 500,000...

Tech Google Home Hub set to be available from October 22, claims leak
Author: 0 Google Home Hub set to be available from October 22, claims leak

A leak revealed that Pixel 3 will have a 5.5-inch display along with a resolution of 2160×1080 and 2:1 aspect ratio. On the back, you'll get a single-lens camera as well as a fingerprint sensor. Amazon revealed the second-generation Echo Show at an event last month. At least Google's Chrome OS tablet will be useful for some people, and there are never too many nice tablets on the market.

Tech Nokia 7.1 smartphone with ‘PureDisplay’ tech launched
Author: 0 Nokia 7.1 smartphone with ‘PureDisplay’ tech launched

It supports HDR 10 and can also convert SDR to HDR in real time. The phone itself is powered by the Qualcomm's Snapdragon 636 Mobile Platform and includes a USB type-C fast charging port that promises to provide up to 50 percent of your battery power in 30 mins.

Tech Emergency alert test going out to mobile phones nationwide
Author: 0 Emergency alert test going out to mobile phones nationwide

The system is also used for lower-level alerts such as local weather warnings and AMBER Alerts , which are used to alert the public to missing children. Americans went nuts on Wednesday when they received a startling message on their phones titled " Presidential Alert ". In this photo illustration, a phone displays an emergency alert message on October 3, 2018.

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