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Apple to hand off Chinese iCloud operations to local firm in February - Ars Technica

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 10:02

Ars Technica

Apple to hand off Chinese iCloud operations to local firm in February
Ars Technica
Chinese iCloud customers have been notified that Apple will transfer operations of its cloud storage service to the local firm Guizhou on the Cloud Big Data (GCBD) starting next month. Apple announced the partnership with GCBD last year and claims the ...
Apple informs Chinese customers of iCloud service handover in late FebruaryAppleInsider (press release) (blog)
Apple Announces Relocation of Chinese Customers' iCloud Data From US to Mainland ChinaMac Rumors
Apple to transfer Chinese customer iCloud operations to CGBD at the end of February9to5Mac
Quartz -VentureBeat -BBC News -Wall Street Journal
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Wireless charging pads are all over CES 2018, thanks to the new iPhones - The Verge

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 09:00

The Verge

Wireless charging pads are all over CES 2018, thanks to the new iPhones
The Verge
Live coverage from the year's biggest technology conference, the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The year in tech starts here. Wireless charging is not particularly new technology, but this year at CES 2018, we're seeing it show up in a big way ...
I spent $13 to add wireless charging to my Android phoneCNET
The cutest wireless charger award at CES 2018 goes to... iOttiePhone Arena
iOttie launches wireless charging solutions at CES 2018Android Community
The Indian Express -MySmartPrice Gear -Arabian Gazette -Geeky Gadgets
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Nvidia releases software patches for Spectre flaw - Reuters

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 08:29

Reuters

Nvidia releases software patches for Spectre flaw
Reuters
(Reuters) - Nvidia Corp became the latest chipmaker to release software patches for the Spectre microchip security threat, indicating that the chipset flaw was affecting graphic processors as well as CPUs. FILE PHOTO: A NVIDIA logo is shown at SIGGRAPH ...
NVIDIA GPUs weren't immune to Spectre security flaws eitherEngadget
Nvidia is slipping after saying its chips are vulnerable to the biggest security flaw in recent memoryBusiness Insider
Nvidia says some of its chips are affected by the Spectre security flaw, issues a patchCNBC
Silicon Valley Business Journal -Neowin -Seeking Alpha -SegmentNext
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Microsoft says security patches slowing down PCs, servers - Guardian (blog)

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 07:59

Guardian (blog)

Microsoft says security patches slowing down PCs, servers
Guardian (blog)
(FILES) This file photo taken on April 18, 2017 shows the French headquarters of US multinational technology company Microsoft in Paris. The French tax authorities have notified a tax adjustment of 600 million euros to the French subsidiary of the US ...

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Samsung will unveil the Galaxy S9 next month - The Verge

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 06:30

The Verge

Samsung will unveil the Galaxy S9 next month
The Verge
Samsung will unveil its next flagship handset, the Galaxy S9, next month at the Mobile World Congress (MWC). The company's smartphone chief, DJ Koh, confirmed the launch to ZDNet at CES yesterday. Koh didn't offer a specific date, but MWC will run from ...
Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) Launches In India, Available SoonAndroid Headlines
Samsung will launch the Galaxy S9 in FebruaryEngadget
Samsung confirms Galaxy S9 launch for MWC 2018 this FebruaryTrustedReviews
TechRadar -Business Today -The New Indian Express -The Indian Express
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US Government Official Questions Apple Over iPhone Battery Slowdowns - Mac Rumors

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 05:56

Mac Rumors

US Government Official Questions Apple Over iPhone Battery Slowdowns
Mac Rumors
Just two days after it emerged a French consumer fraud group is investigating Apple over its handling of battery-related performance issues on iPhones, Apple is now facing questions from government officials in its own country over the controversy. The ...
US government questions Apple over iPhone slowdown debacleAppleInsider (press release) (blog)
Swiss Apple Store evacuated & emergency services attend as smoke emitted from overheating battery [U]9to5Mac
Apple Store reportedly evacuated after iPhone battery overheatsCNET
BGR -Newsweek -Digital Trends -CNNMoney
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Xbox One's latest update includes a do not disturb mode so your friends can't annoy you - The Verge

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 21:30

The Verge

Xbox One's latest update includes a do not disturb mode so your friends can't annoy you
The Verge
Microsoft is starting to roll out an update for Xbox One testers that includes a new do not disturb mode. The new option lets Xbox gamers mute notifications and other distractions when they're playing a game or watching a movie. Microsoft is adding an ...
Xbox One Adds New Achievement, Do Not Disturb Features In Preview UpdateGameSpot
New Xbox One Features Include Do Not Disturb Function And MoreCinema Blend
Here are 5 common Xbox One X problems and how to fix themDigital Trends
Polygon -IGN -Destructoid -Engadget
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Intel Unveils 'Breakthrough' Quantum Computer - ExtremeTech

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 16:49

ExtremeTech

Intel Unveils 'Breakthrough' Quantum Computer
ExtremeTech
Quantum computing has been a major research topic for multiple companies the past few years, with D-Wave, IBM, and Intel all launching their own systems and improving them at a fairly rapid clip. At CES 2018 this week, Intel's CEO, Brian Krzanich ...
Intel CES Keynote More About Drones Than PC ChipseWeek
Exclusive: behind the scenes of Intel's huge CES keynoteThe Verge
CES 2018: Intel announces 'major breakthrough' in quantum computing chipZDNet
WIRED -PCWorld -Barron's -CNET
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Overwatch Update Adds New Skins And Makes Changes; Full Patch Notes Released - GameSpot

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 16:03

GameSpot

Overwatch Update Adds New Skins And Makes Changes; Full Patch Notes Released
GameSpot
The newly added team skins are not simply available in a loot box, as is typically the case. Instead, they're purchased with League Tokens, which you can buy in bundles ranging in price from $5 (100 Tokens) to $100 (2,600 Tokens). Individual skins cost ...
A Viewer's Guide To Overwatch LeagueKotaku
Overwatch League skins are now available for every characterPC Gamer
Overwatch League Gives Twitch Exclusive Broadcast RightsGame Rant
Shacknews -Game Revolution -VentureBeat -StreetInsider.com
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Google and Lenovo's standalone VR headset will ship by mid-2018 - The Verge

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 14:15

PCMag

Google and Lenovo's standalone VR headset will ship by mid-2018
The Verge
Lenovo has announced the first self-contained VR headset based on Google's Daydream platform, called the Lenovo Mirage Solo. The Mirage Solo supports the same experiences as existing Daydream headsets, but it's a standalone piece of hardware, not a ...
The First Standalone VR Headset From Google and Lenovo Is a BeautyGizmodo
Google's VR180 Cameras Are the Future of Point-and-ShootWIRED
Mirage Solo with Daydream is Lenovo and Google's VR headsetCNET
Digital Trends -Engadget -TIME -TechCrunch
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3DS Support will Continue in 2018, Says Kimishima - Nintendo Enthusiast (blog)

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 13:44

Nintendo Enthusiast (blog)

3DS Support will Continue in 2018, Says Kimishima
Nintendo Enthusiast (blog)
Last March, the Nintendo Switch launched. Since then, it's been lighting up sales charts everywhere. The launch of the Switch caused Nintendo's business to change in two ways: it officially phased out the Wii U, but it also cast a bit of a shadow on ...

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CES 2018: Dell announces new XPS 15 - ZDNet

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 13:01

ZDNet

CES 2018: Dell announces new XPS 15
ZDNet
Dell has announced its new XPS 15 at CES 2018 in Las Vegas on Tuesday, with the 2-in-1 priced from $1299.99 and available as of spring in the northern hemisphere. everything CES 2018. The big business trends · Intel: 'Major breakthrough' in quantum ...
Dell's new XPS 15 2-in-1 has a 'maglev' keyboardThe Verge
Dell's XPS 15 gets the 2-in-1 treatment, plus Radeon RX Vega graphicsArs Technica
Dell's XPS 15 2-in-1 battles Apple with Radeon Vega graphics and a maglev keyboardPCWorld
VentureBeat -Gizmodo -Forbes -PCMag
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I tried the first phone with an in-display fingerprint sensor - The Verge

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 13:00

The Verge

I tried the first phone with an in-display fingerprint sensor
The Verge
After an entire year of speculation about whether Apple or Samsung might integrate the fingerprint sensor under the display of their flagship phones, it is actually China's Vivo that has gotten there first. At CES 2018, I got to grips with the first ...
Vivo Shows Off A Phone With An In-Display Fingerprint Scanner – CES 2018Android Headlines

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Ford and Postmates team up to deliver orders with self-driving cars - Engadget

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 12:32

Engadget

Ford and Postmates team up to deliver orders with self-driving cars
Engadget
Ford announced at CES today that it has entered a partnership with delivery service Postmates and will begin piloting various programs to see how self-driving vehicles and on-demand delivery can work together. This is the first on-demand delivery app ...
Ford wants to be the self-driving OS for the future of transportationThe Verge
Ford Announces A Bold Vision To Stay Relevant In A Changing WorldForbes
Ford wants to wire cities to ease congestionReuters
CNBC -U.S. News & World Report -The Detroit News -VentureBeat
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Apple releases iOS 11.2.2 security update with Spectre mitigations for Safari - 9to5Mac

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 09:59

9to5Mac

Apple releases iOS 11.2.2 security update with Spectre mitigations for Safari
9to5Mac
Apple has released iOS 11.2.2 for iPhone and iPad. The software update highlights security improvements and Apple “recommends for all users.” 9to5Mac Happy Hour. Apple hasn't disclosed exactly what security issues are addressed by iOS 11.2.2, but we ...
Should Spectre, Meltdown Be the Death Knell for the x86 Standard?ExtremeTech
Intel Promises Meltdown, Spectre Fix by End of JanuaryPCMag
Meltdown and Spectre: How much are ARM and AMD exposed?Network World
Forbes -Washington Post -Reason (blog) -Investor's Business Daily
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Razer's Project Linda imagines a laptop dock for the Razer Phone - The Verge

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 09:00

The Verge

Razer's Project Linda imagines a laptop dock for the Razer Phone
The Verge
It's practically become a CES tradition at this point for Razer to show up with some sort of cool new prototype piece of hardware. And this year at CES 2018, the company is showing off Project Linda, a companion piece of hardware for the recently ...
Razer Project Linda is a laptop house for your smartphoneCNET
Razer's Project Linda turns the Razer Phone into a laptopPCWorld
Project Linda is a laptop dock for the Razer PhoneEngadget
Digital Trends -Android Headlines -Forbes -TIME
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Skagen's first touchscreen smartwatch is the minimalist Falster - The Verge

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 09:00

The Verge

Skagen's first touchscreen smartwatch is the minimalist Falster
The Verge
Danish watch brand Skagen is announcing its first touchscreen smartwatch at CES this week. The Falster runs Android Wear and joins Skagen's lineup of connected hybrid analog watches. It will be available starting at $275 later this month. Skagen ...
Skagen Falster hands-on reviewDigital Trends
Kate Spade New York Launches New Scallop Touchscreen Smartwatch – CES 2018Android Headlines
Kate Spade's Smartwatch Makes Android Wear Look GoodTom's Guide
9to5Google -CNET -Business Wire (press release) -TechRadar
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Spectre and Meltdown: Insecurity at the heart of modern CPU design - ZDNet

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 06:05

ZDNet

Spectre and Meltdown: Insecurity at the heart of modern CPU design
ZDNet
Video: Your antivirus may clash with Windows Meltdown-Spectre patch. Meltdown-Spectre. Microsoft blocks security updates for some AMD-based PCs · Insecurity at the heart of modern CPU design · How to check if your AV is blocking Microsoft patch ...
Microsoft yanks buggy Windows Meltdown/Spectre patches for AMD computersComputerworld
Windows Meltdown patches halted for some AMD systems after PCs refuse to bootPCWorld
Microsoft halts some AMD chip patches after PCs suffer 'blue screen errorsCNBC
The Verge -Engadget -GeekWire -TheStreet.com
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Spectre and Meltdown: Insecurity at the heart of modern CPU design - ZDNet

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 06:05

ZDNet

Spectre and Meltdown: Insecurity at the heart of modern CPU design
ZDNet
meltdown-spectre-header.png Logos designed by Natascha Eibl. How to check if your AV is blocking Microsoft patch · Now some AMD PC owners post crash reports · Why Intel x86 must die · Critical flaws revealed to affect most Intel chips since 1995 ...
Intel's CES keynote: CEO vows quick fix to security flaw before unleashing the dronesUSA TODAY
CES Liveblog Day 1: The Giant Gadget Show Kicks Off TodayWIRED
Intel wants to immerse you inside your TVCNET
BBC News -Tom's Hardware -Washington Post -Bloomberg
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Intel envisions immersing you inside your TV - CNET

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 01:53

CNET

Intel envisions immersing you inside your TV
CNET
At Intel's 2018 CES presentation, where the company showed how it uses huge reams of data to create new forms of entertainment. CNET. The entertainment industry has taken plenty of stabs at trying to put you directly in the action of a show, using tech ...

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