• Amazon simply despatched 1,700 personal Alexa recordings to the flawed individual
Amazon simply despatched 1,700 personal Alexa recordings to the flawed individual

The study comes as Amazon this week admitted that a "human error" caused an Alexa user in Germany to accidentally receive recordings from a neighbor's Alexa unit , according to a Reuters report. "As a precautionary measure we contacted the relevant authorities", a spokesperson for Amazon was quoted as saying by the same media. You can also...

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  • Here's how much money Mark Zuckerberg lost in 2018
Here's how much money Mark Zuckerberg lost in 2018

According to the New York Times , Facebook allowed Microsoft's Bing search engine to see the names of nearly all Facebook users' friends without consent and gave Netflix and Spotify access to Facebook users' private messages. "Facebook's consumers reasonably expect that Facebook will take appropriate steps to maintain and protect their data", Raci...

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  • Samsung Galaxy S10+ to arrive with dual front-facing cameras
Samsung Galaxy S10+ to arrive with dual front-facing cameras

The source added that pre-orders for the S10 will start that same day and that the phone will launch on March 8. Earlier rumours of a "supersized" phone with six cameras and a 6.7-inch display were not mentioned by Gizmodo's source. Still no word on whether it will use any sort of facial recognition. The regular Galaxy S10 price will be £...

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  • Roger the ripped kangaroo dies of natural causes in NT sanctuary
Roger the ripped kangaroo dies of natural causes in NT sanctuary

Roger shot to viral fame in 2015 thanks when a photo of him squashing a bucket lit up social media. So we will reflect on his life today and for many years to come. "There are no single girls in the bush", Barns said to Buzzfeed. In January, Mr Barns explained in a video that Roger was "retired" and was less aggressive as he was getting older.

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  • Google+ to shut down early after leak exposes 52m users
Google+ to shut down early after leak exposes 52m users

The second data leak occurred as part of an update to the platform. Google previously announced its plans to shut down the consumer version of the Google+ social network after the company found another API bug in October that exposed the private profile details of over 500,000 users.

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  • Apple rolls out ECG, health features for Watch Series 4
Apple rolls out ECG, health features for Watch Series 4

The study found the ECG app on Apple Watch demonstrated 98.3 percent sensitivity in classifying AFib and 99.6 percent specificity in classifying sinus rhythm in classifiable recordings. Users will have to keep their finger on the Digital Crown for 30 seconds while the app measures their heart rhythm. The ECG app will save the waveform, ...

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  • Massive outage at O2 affects 32m customers
Massive outage at O2 affects 32m customers

Ericsson said that, with the cause of the issue now isolated, it was working to get all of its customers back online. 'A statement reads: "The network issue we are now experiencing remains a top priority for us and we are working as quickly as possible to fix the issues".

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  • Snapdragon 855 is the first mobile platform to support multi-gigabit 5G
Snapdragon 855 is the first mobile platform to support multi-gigabit 5G

The first phones will focus on a non-mmWave solution while mmWave-enabled phones are expected in the second half of 2019. It's also likely this chipset will be included in the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 later in the year too. When fully implemented, it will offer capacity and download speeds much faster than a 4G LTE network. Qualcomm is making...

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  • Google Assistant gets a big update in time for Christmas
Google Assistant gets a big update in time for Christmas

Another kid-focused Google Assistant feature opens up a direct line to the North Pole. With that in mind, from here on out, Google Assistant will be a bit more cheery if you take the time to say " please " or "thank you". Say "Hey Google, add "Kindle for mom" to my gift list " and it'll know what you mean. Another handy update adds a two...

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  • Amazon Web Services launches satellite business
Amazon Web Services launches satellite business

We are giving customers tools that remove the cost and complexity of building applications at the edge with rich data sources to drive better business decision-making, said Dirk Didascalou, VP of IoT, AWS. Jassy showed a map of the planned locations for the ground stations with South Africa among those highlighted, alluding to the fact that a groun...

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  • Nintendo sales topped $250 million from Thanksgiving to Cyber Monday
Nintendo sales topped $250 million from Thanksgiving to Cyber Monday

Nintendo Switch surpassed all previous Nintendo hardware sales records to become the best-selling console in the United States for the five-day period from Thanksgiving to Cyber Monday . Also aided by strong November 22-26 sales, the Super Nintendo Entertainment System: Super NES Classic Edition system surpassed lifetime sales of 2.5 million.

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  • Cyberpunk 2077 dev strives for Red Dead 2 level of quality
Cyberpunk 2077 dev strives for Red Dead 2 level of quality

Also, Red Dead Online is free, similar to Grand Theft Auto V's immensely popular GTA Online mode, so being behind a few days matters even less. After nearly no information about Red Dead Online from Rockstar , it appears as if the online counterpart to Red Dead Redemption 2 will launch tomorrow .

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  • Alexa, meet Skype: Amazon and Microsoft in tech tie-up
Alexa, meet Skype: Amazon and Microsoft in tech tie-up

Select "Add a Skype account" and sign in with an existing account. Skype is also proving 200 free minutes of Skype to Phone calling to 34 different countries on certain conditions, on the occasion of making Skype calling available with Alexa.

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  • Facebook, Instagram outage reported across the country
Facebook, Instagram outage reported across the country

Maps shows where reports on Facebook outages have been received. It was the second instance in the past two weeks in which technical issues appeared to affect access to Facebook . Instagram is also owned by Facebook , Inc. "We are investigating the issue and working on a resolution". To access it, launch the app on your Android or iOS devi...

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  • Pokemon Let's Go Rare Pokemon Locations Guide
Pokemon Let's Go Rare Pokemon Locations Guide

We also know that the first 150 Pokemon as well as their Alolan forms from Sun and Moon would appear in the Let's Go titles. What is the Go Park Complex? Any of the pokemon that is in the park you can catch again in Pokemon Let's Go , then you'll be able to bring them with you on your journey.

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  • Some Google Pixel 3 XL devices have buzzing and distorted speakers
Some Google Pixel 3 XL devices have buzzing and distorted speakers

You'll be able to save $150 on the Pixel 3 and $200 on the Pixel 3 XL - the promotion runs through November 25th. Google Pixel 3 users are facing a new issue. "All you need to do is press the shutter button". As while the software will look to offset against user and target movement, the more still the user and target remains during the proce...

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  • Xiaomi officially enters United Kingdom market with major retailer backing
Xiaomi officially enters United Kingdom market with major retailer backing

While Xiaomi's strength lies in the smartphone segment, the new pricing will be affecting only two smartphones. Xiaomi has a lot of fantastic phones, and they all offer great value. That's because it's actually transparent, giving you a direct look onto the internals of the device. Those are dummy components that you can see, but it gives...

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  • Final Fantasy XV DLC Canned And Director Hajime Tabata Resigns
Final Fantasy XV DLC Canned And Director Hajime Tabata Resigns

However, with Hajime Tabata out of Square Enix, it means that the remaining stories involving Luna , Noctis , and Aranea will go untold. for now. A mixed bag for FFXV fans then, with lots of new content coming before the end of the year, but no more beyond the first episode launching in early 2019.

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  • Samsung are the newest company to unveil a foldable smartphone
Samsung are the newest company to unveil a foldable smartphone

The three new notched displays should be heading to new devices by 2019 and beyond. The experience was reengineered to reduce clutter and distractions, allowing the user to better focus and quickly navigate their phone. As shown in the image above, the device is a wallet-like gadget that folds in half. There is a high chance it will carry a price...

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  • NetEase and Blizzard Entertainment Co-developing Diablo Immortal(TM)
NetEase and Blizzard Entertainment Co-developing Diablo Immortal(TM)

But rather than remain a celebration of Blizzard's IPs and community, BlizzCon 2018 quickly devolved into a source of frustration for people disappointed by the announcement of Diablo Immortal , a free-to-play game exclusive to mobile platforms.

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  • Blizzard Announces Diablo Immortal For Mobiles
Blizzard Announces Diablo Immortal For Mobiles

There are six iconic classes available at release including the Barbarian , Necromancer , Crusader , Demon Hunter , Monk , and Wizard . "This port is a dream and flawless for those that love the grind or simply want to kick it with friends for an enjoyable game experience".

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  • 'Red Dead Redemption 2' has best opening weekend on record
'Red Dead Redemption 2' has best opening weekend on record

Rockstar Games , the studio behind Red Dead Redemption 2, calls the game "the biggest entertainment launch of 2018" - which compares it to other video games, movies, music and books. When Red Dead Online launches in November, these figures will probably surge again. It was also the most pre-ordered full game in the history of the PlayStation ...

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  • OnePlus 6T images, specifications leaked days ahead of the announcement
OnePlus 6T images, specifications leaked days ahead of the announcement

Background: OnePlus had already confirmed a number of details when it comes to this phone, first and foremost, it will be announced on October 29 in NY. These cases show a waterdrop-shaped notch in the front indicating that the OnePlus 6T will have more screen-to-body ratio that the which sports a wide display notch .

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  • Samsung Galaxy Book 2: Release date, price and specs
Samsung Galaxy Book 2: Release date, price and specs

More controversially, perhaps, Samsung has dumped Intel's silicon for Qualcomm's ARM-based Snapdragon 850 chipset. At an event in New York City, Samsung SVP of product marketing Alanna Cotton hyped the Galaxy Book 2's LTE connectivity and battery life, which she referred to as "multi-workday".

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  • Adobe is finally bringing full Photoshop to iPad
Adobe is finally bringing full Photoshop to iPad

Though Adobe has been investing heavily in mobile apps for the last several years, there hasn't been a full version of Photoshop available for iOS. Unlike most other video editing apps out there, the mobile app for Premiere Rush isn't a stripped version of other application.

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