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Advertisers warn social media to step up, or they’re out

Trust in what we read online is eroding quickly, and social media and “Big Tech” are facing blame. It’s even reaching a tipping point for advertisers, who are threatening to pull their ad dollars from the digital domain unless things change — fast. “Consumers don’t trust what they see online.” That was a central

Honor 8 Pro, Honor 9 Android 8.0 Oreo-Based OTA Update Now Rolling Out

HIGHLIGHTS EMUI 8.0 is based on Android 8.0 Oreo The Honor 8 Pro will receive the update in India as well The update is said to have a machine learning base Huawei sub-brand Honor is rolling out Android 8.0 Oreo for two of its mobile phones, the Honor 9 and Honor 8 Pro. The update

Xiaomi Redmi 5A MIUI 9 Global Stable ROM Update Now Rolling Out

Xiaomi has started rolling out the MIUI 9 Global ROM based on Android 7.0 Nougat for the Redmi 5Asmartphone. Users can expect to receive over-the-air notification on their handsets or via the Updater app soon. In order to update, users can check for MIUI Global Stable ROM V9.2.1.0.NCKMIEK in

Operating System Vendors Rushing Out Fixes for Intel Chip Flaw

Today’s topics include operating system vendors’ efforts to issue a fix for an Intel chip flaw; Microsoft’s acquisition of Avere Systems for its cloud data management technology; Google’s new Community Connectors that link Data Studio to web data resources; and the potential benefits of T-Mobile’s early tests

Watch out for these gadgets

Cheaper laptops Flagship smartphones today are already beefy enough to power bigger experiences (Samsung’s DeX and Windows Continuum) — why not just put their innards into a computer that gets us better battery life and a more portable form factor? Late last year, Microsoft and a bunch

iPhone X First Batch, With Just 46,500 Units, Ships Out of China: Report

Ahead of the November 3 shipping date of the iPhone X, the first batch of iPhone X units have shipped out of China, according to China’s state run news agency Xinhua. Even as it appears that Apple is in line to begin delivering this year’s flagship iPhone X units on

Roku rolls out Roku OS 8, refreshes TV hardware with 4K and faster processors

Photo by Lauren Goode/ The Verge Roku just announced updates to five of its TV streaming products, as well as a new operating system that marries access to over-the-air TV with video streaming services. The announcements from Roku come after both Apple and Amazon have revealed updates to their own video

The Latest: Most internet service out to Dominica

Dutch Marines help out the local population in preparation for the arrival Hurricane Maria, in Oranjestad, Statia, on the Leeward Islands, Monday, Sept. 18 2017. Maria has intensified into a Category 5 hurricane as its eye is approaching Dominica in the eastern Caribbean, the U.S. Hurricane Center

Broadcom Wi-Fi Chip Flaw Threatens 1 Billion Smartphones, Google and Apple Roll Out Fixes

HIGHLIGHTS The flaw resides in Broadcom Wi-Fi chipsets It could potentially harm 1 billion Android and iOS smartphones Google and Apple have already rolled out a fix for the bug A Broadcom chip flaw found and demoed by Exodus Intelligence’s Nitay Artenstein exposed a potential critical threat

This Startup Netted $75 Million to Wring The Most Out of Your Software

WalkMe, a company that helps businesses make the best use of the software they already have, now has $75 million in fresh funding to do that. This Series E round, led by Insight Venture Partners, brings total funding to $167.5 million. WalkMe’s software tracks what users do