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Apple to pay $38 billion in United States taxes on overseas cash

Apple to pay $38 billion in United States taxes on overseas cash This move follows other moves by tech companies to invest in the US economy and workforce. Under the new tax bill, all overseas cash is subject to a one-time 15.5 percent tax whether Apple leaves it overseas or moves it to the United States. [Full Article...]

Google Arts and Culture app adds new 'face match' feature

Google Arts and Culture app adds new 'face match' feature Google says the app's feature is available in "parts of the US" thus far and - given the popularity - it seems very likely to go wider than that. . If you're desperate for a try but can't download the app, try signing up to a VPN with a U.S. [Full Article...]

Vivo's new cellphone hides the fingerprint scanner beneath the display screen

Vivo's new cellphone hides the fingerprint scanner beneath the display screen As far as we know - the rumored device to break for the western countries will be the Samsung Galaxy S9, to accept a fingerprint, rather than just a " home button " zone. However, in the past year or so, smartphone manufacturers have adopted a new type of technology that has made it harder to deploy a fingerprint reader in the phone. [Full Article...]

YouTube Finally Issues Response to Logan Paul Controversy

YouTube Finally Issues Response to Logan Paul Controversy Paul faced fierce criticism after the December 31 video , which appeared to show the aftermath of a suicide in a Japanese forest, with many critics saying the clip was inappropriate and insensitive to people facing psychiatric problems. Logan Paul's vlog on "suicide forest" took the audience by storm. Today, more than a week after the incident, YouTube posted a response on Twitter . [Full Article...]

What are Overwatch League skins and how to buy them?

What are Overwatch League skins and how to buy them? The Overwatch League is under way at the Blizzard Arena in Los Angeles California. People from all over the globe can now watch the matches between their favorite teams as they unfold from Twitch. On top of that, if you sign up for the League's newsletter using your Battle.net email , you'll get another 100 extra tokens for free. Teams from Los Angeles, Dallas, London, Shanghai, Seoul, and... [Full Article...]

Dropbox filed to go public without uttering a peep

Dropbox filed to go public without uttering a peep Dropbox is reportedly aiming to list in the first half of this year. Representatives for Dropbox, Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan declined to comment. Dropbox, which gives companies and individual users a cloud-based portal for sharing files and documents, would join rival Box as a public company once the filing actually goes public. [Full Article...]

LG Electronics to showcase the world's biggest 'rollable' TV at CES 2018

LG Electronics to showcase the world's biggest 'rollable' TV at CES 2018 The display in its rolled up state isn't visible given that it remains hidden within a box that has the looks of a sound bar. The front of the 4k OLED display works and looks just like a regular TV screen. However, the magic begins when the display begin rolling up, more so given that it does so with the display already turned on. It connects with Google services to display photos, other files a... [Full Article...]

Privacy: WhatsApp's group messages might not be as secure as you think

Privacy: WhatsApp's group messages might not be as secure as you think It doesn't look like WhatsApp will be changing its stance anytime soon, so users will just have to keep an eye out for a suspicious new member of a group. While the exploits in Threema and Signal seemed to be relatively harmless, WhatsApp had far more significant gaps in security. A report by Wired has confirmed these findings with a WhatsApp spokesperson. [Full Article...]

Free Super Mario Odyssey Update Adds Luigi's Balloon World

Free Super Mario Odyssey Update Adds Luigi's Balloon World In Find It mode players are tasked with finding another player's balloon, and only have the thirty seconds to do so. The update will also feature new filters for photo mode. The better you are at hiding and discovering balloons, the higher on the leaderboard you will climb. Why not drop them on the new outfits coming to the game? The Super Mario Odyssey update will also see the addition of t... [Full Article...]

Golden Globes: Where To Watch 'Big Little Lies,' 'Handmaid's Tale' And More

Golden Globes: Where To Watch 'Big Little Lies,' 'Handmaid's Tale' And More She won her fourth Golden Globe award last night and didn't forget to thank the country music star during her acceptance speech . In the very first category at the Golden Globes on Sunday, Kidman accepted the trophy for best actress in a TV movie or limited series. [Full Article...]

Acer Chromebook 11 packs USB-C and 10 hour battery

Acer Chromebook 11 packs USB-C and 10 hour battery They are all driven by Intel Celeron processors. The Acer Chromebook 11 also comes with support for Android apps, which opens up the notebook to the plethora of games, productivity, and multimedia apps in the Play Store. " Chromebooks are widely known as a fast, easy and secure way to work and play both online and offline". Along with that, you get 4GB RAM (no upgrade option), a MicroSD car... [Full Article...]

TCL announces the first soundbar with Roku's voice assistant

TCL announces the first soundbar with Roku's voice assistant Others said that Hisense are a struggling brand in the USA and Europe and had no choice but to aquire the Toshiba brand in an effort to take on arch rivals TCL and Sharp who have accused Hisense of selling questionable TV products. And, with more than 500,000 streaming movies and TV episodes, plus the best selection of music, sports, news, and more, TCL Roku TV is the flawless addition to any home... [Full Article...]

AMD Hits a Snag Over Patch for Chip Flaw

AMD Hits a Snag Over Patch for Chip Flaw With the post, Microsoft seems to confirm developers' fears that updates required to protect against recent CPU vulnerabilities could significantly slow servers and older Windows machines. Initial estimations said the Linux Meltdown and Spectre patches would produce between 5% and 50% slowdowns, but further tests and benchmarks proved many claims exaggerated. [Full Article...]

First Alexa-enabled digital glasses to debut at CES

First Alexa-enabled digital glasses to debut at CES The Vuzix Blade comes with Android support for app developers as well as Vuzix's own app store, and can be paired also with iOS devices. Amazon is teaming up with the company that makes Blade Smart Glasses. AR is a technology that superimposes digital information such as maps, text messages and more onto a person's view of the real world, while VR submerses a user into a completely different d... [Full Article...]

Fired Googler James Damore files a lawsuit claiming "hostility for conservative thought"

Fired Googler James Damore files a lawsuit claiming Damore's original memo, which was leaked this fall , criticized Google's "left leaning" culture and argued that women in engineering were paid less than men due to their biological differences, not because of hiring practice. "When plaintiffs challenged Google's illegal employment practices, they were openly threatened and subjected to harassment and retaliation from Google". [Full Article...]

Senate Democrats To Force Vote On Net Neutrality

Senate Democrats To Force Vote On Net Neutrality De León introduced legislation last week to essentially apply some of the Obama-era rules to internet service providers in California. Without those rules in place, providers will be free to block customers from accessing rival services, say, or slow down their access to Netflix , as long as they tell customers what they're doing - although the Federal Trade Commission is supposed to keep a w... [Full Article...]

Samsung Built a 146-inch Modular TV Called 'The Wall'

Samsung Built a 146-inch Modular TV Called 'The Wall' The modular, self-emitting display is created to offer consumers what Samsung calls is an outstanding viewing experience, while acting as a centralised connected smart hub to enhance everyday life. "Also, the MicroLED screen excels in durability and effectiveness, including luminous efficiency, the light source lifetime and power consumption, setting the standard for future screen technology", ... [Full Article...]

Fire Risk: Some HP Laptops Need Battery Replacements

Fire Risk: Some HP Laptops Need Battery Replacements HP has announced a recall on batteries in select notebook and mobile workstations sold in recent years. If so, there are also instructions on how to put your notebook into "battery safety mode" for the time being - effectively discharging and disabling the battery, meaning you'll have to use the portable plugged into a power socket - while a replacement battery is arranged. [Full Article...]

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger handed three-match ban over referee comments

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger handed three-match ban over referee comments Wenger said referees were living in the dark ages and even siding against his team after a series of refereeing decisions - including against West Brom on Sunday and Chelsea on Wednesday - cost Arsenal dearly. Morata's last miss was immediately followed by a Davide Zappacosta shot that blasted off the crossbar. Reports on Thursday claimed Hazard was set to escape the retrospective punishment whi... [Full Article...]

Nintendo Switch is now the fastest-selling game console in USA history

Now, with some 4.8 million sales in the United States alone, the Switch has surpassed 10-month sales records set by the previous record holder, the Wii, which managed 4 million units over the same time period. If you've been looking for a way to express your burning rage in-game, we've got just the title for you. Adding to Nintendo's ideal storm for the Switch launch was a very strong - al... [Full Article...]


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