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The most important features in Apple’s new High Sierra operating system

If you’re over 40 you can skip this first paragraph; you lived it. Microsoft grew rich and powerful by selling an expensive operating system (OS) that ran on cheap computers that other companies made and sold. Apple bet on a free operating system that ran on expensive computers it built

THE NEW INFORMATION WAR

DECADES BEFORE SMARTPHONES, the internet, and social media, the philosopher Marshall McLuhan, who worked on media theory, predicted a future world war fought using information. While World War I and World War II were waged using armies and mobilized economies, “World War III [will be] a guerrilla information

Apple, Samsung Face New iPhone Damages Trial

A US judge has ordered a new trial to determine how much Samsung Electronics Co should pay Apple Inc for copying the look of the iPhone. US District Judge Lucy Koh in San Jose, California issued an order late on Sunday, 10 months after the US Supreme Court set aside a $399 million (roughly

Baidu launches new operating system dedicated to conversational AI

Chinese search giant Baidu Inc. today officially launched a new operating system dedicated to advancing conversational artificial intelligence capabilities, as the company aims to take on similar efforts from competitors such as Google Inc. Called the “Duer OS Prometheus Project,” the operating system is a conversation-based AI platform that is

Apple Acquires PowerbyProxi, a New Zealand-Based Wireless Charging Firm

HIGHLIGHTS Apple has acquired a New Zealand-based firm PowerbyProxi The deal amount has not been disclosed PowerbyProxi specialises in wireless charging technologies based on Qi Apple that recently introduced wireless charging to its smartphone lineup has acquired a New Zealand-based firm PowerbyProxi for an undisclosed sum. According to

OnePlus 5T Fingerprint Sensor Highlighted in New Leaked Renders

HIGHLIGHTS The images glimpsing the OnePlus 5T suggests a larger display The new OnePlus smartphone even debuted in a couple of renders The smartphone appears to be identical to the upcoming Oppo R11s OnePlus 5T, the much awaited flagship OnePlus smartphone with bezel-less design, has been spotted in

Researchers warn of new botnet that could take down the internet

Security group Check Point Research claims to have discovered a rapidly growing and evolving botnet which they believe could eventually take down the internet. This botnet consists of millions of internet connected devices, better known as the Internet of Things. They have compared its strength to the now infamous Mirai botnet, but believe

Reliance Jio reduces internet speeds by half after reaching ‘daily limit’ in new Dhan Dhana Dhan plans

In another revision of tariff plans, Mukesh Ambani backed telecom operator Reliance Jio tweaked its Jio Dhan Dhana Dhan offer last week. The revised offers came into effect from Diwali – October 19. Along with price changes to the previous Dhan Dhana Dhan offers Jio also revised

Apple Unveils New Emoji Due to Arrive With iOS 11.1

HIGHLIGHTS The new emoji will debut next week with the iOS 11.1 beta The emojis Apple is introducing are part of Unicode 10 The emojis will be made available for macOS and watchOS later Apple on Friday revealed the new emoji that will be making their way to iOS

Google’s New Phones Tap Services, Software to Chase Apple

Google introduced new versions of its Pixel smartphones that lack key hardware features of the latest devices from Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. But the internet giant is trying to make up for that with tighter software and services integration. The upgraded phones were presented at a press conference