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That was in exchange for winning approval for its purchase of Brocade Communications Systems Inc . In an attempt to ease those worries, Broadcom last week pledged to make the US a leader in the race to build 5G networks, saying it would create a $1.5 billion fund to support the effort if took control of Qualcomm.
  • Spotify Enlists Its Users to Add Music Metadata

    Spotify Enlists Its Users to Add Music Metadata

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    After this trial, the Premium tier costs 59.99 South African Rand a month - equivalent to around United States $5. Clicking a ✓ indicates your confirmation of that data, and clicking the ✕ tells us that data is incorrect. They also check to see on how accurate your past suggestions have been. New edits will also be checked before becoming official. For instance, Line-In includes a number or surveys to test a submitter's music knowledge.
  • Tim Berners-Lee talks weaponization and big tech

    Tim Berners-Lee talks weaponization and big tech

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    This still leaves a gaping "digital divide" that exacerbates existing inequalities: you are more likely to be offline if you are female , poor, or live in a rural area or a low-income country. These online gatekeepers can lock in their power by acquiring smaller rivals, buying up new innovations and hiring the industry's top talent, making it harder for others to compete, he said.
  • Apple to buy 'Netflix for magazines' Texture

    Apple to buy 'Netflix for magazines' Texture

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    Apple's Eddy Cue will be on a panel today at SXSW, so most likely we will hear him discuss this deal. Texture brings over 200 of the world's best magazines to life, providing an easy way for users to read high-quality stories and entire issues of their favorite titles.
  • Cortana integration and more are coming to Microsoft Teams this year

    Cortana integration and more are coming to Microsoft Teams this year

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    Microsoft announced its group collaboration platform Teams nearly a year and a half ago, but it was made generally available at this time last year . A future upgrade will include facial recognition so that comments can be assigned to specific individuals. Video call participants will be able to blur the background on their calls, so the person you're talking to won't be able to see what's behind you.
  • Google Testing Payments Feature on its Android Contacts App

    Google Testing Payments Feature on its Android Contacts App

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    Google's video chats mobile app was announced at the company's developer conference in May 2016 and began its worldwide release in August of the same year. As in case of all calls made on Duo, video messages are secure and end-to-end encrypted. India assumes a lot of importance for Google, which is why it will bring the Google Assistant, which is part of Allo, in Hindi and other regional languages.
  • Apple to Launch New Entry-Level MacBook Soon

    Apple to Launch New Entry-Level MacBook Soon

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    Ming-Chi Kuo says the new laptop is coming this year and DigiTimes says it's coming in June. Perhaps when the new accessibly priced MacBook reaches the market in June it will sport one of Apple's new patented keyboard designs. Apple was supposedly set to use a Chinese manufacturer to make the display for the new MacBook, however, as a result of quality issues, they are now using LG Display.
  • Honor rolls out Face Unlock feature for Honor 7X

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    Next to those two snappers, you will notice an LED flash, while a fingerprint scanner also lies on the back of this smartphone . The smartphone is powered by a 1.8GHz Snapdragon 450 Octa-Core processor coupled with Adreno 506 GPU. The phone features all the trendy bells and whistles including a tall display, Face Unlock, Portrait Mode for a starting price of CNY 899 (~Rs 9,000).
  • Amazon updates Alexa so you don't have to say 'Alexa' repeatedly

    Amazon updates Alexa so you don't have to say 'Alexa' repeatedly

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    The mode won't listen to just anything that's said though, but will instead look out for things that it thinks it's being asked. If you don't, she'll just go back to sleep automatically without saying anything else. The have been widespread reports that Amazon Alexa has been freaking users out by giving a creepy laugh at unexpected moments and even reading out the names of funeral homes.
  • Samsung has released an update for Galaxy

    Samsung has released an update for Galaxy

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    Next up, Samsung Canada vaguely promises Oreo "support" for the Galaxy S7, S7 Edge, A5 and Tab S3 in "Spring/Summer 2018", followed by the Galaxy Xcover 4, Galaxy A8, J3 Prime, Tab A8, Tab Active 2 and Tab A 10.1 "later in 2018". Samsung Galaxy Note 9 will not come with an under-display fingerprint scanner, claims KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. That probably means you should not expect something new from the Galaxy Note 9, which is likely to launch in the second half of the year.
  • OnePlus 5 Gets Android 8.1 Through Open Beta 6 Update

    OnePlus 5 Gets Android 8.1 Through Open Beta 6 Update

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    You will receive the update over the air only if you have already flashed another OxygenOS beta build. After the installation of the update, you will be able to work with the refreshed auto pickup gesture, which helps you to attend to incoming calls just by raising the smartphone.
  • Complete Schedule, Teams And Matchups — NIT Bracket

    Complete Schedule, Teams And Matchups — NIT Bracket

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    The Big East Tournament champion Wildcats (30-4) earned yet another top seed in the NCAA Tournament and will open the East Region on Thursday in Pittsburgh against the victor of the LIU Brooklyn-Radford game. USC had four Quadrant 1 wins while Arizona State had three and was still able to get in. They will play in Dallas for the first two rounds, and will head to Boston if they advance to the Sweet 16.
  • Six Nations: Ireland win 2018 title

    Six Nations: Ireland win 2018 title

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    Even the world rankings are set to shift to reflect the two teams' contrasting fortunes, as on Monday Ireland are expected to replace England at number two. "You could tell by their speeches and by their actions that season how much it meant to them and they had to drag along guys like Luke Fitzgerald, Tommy Bowe, Rob Kearney , these young guys coming through".
  • Elon Musk has published a personal video of an exciting rocket launch

    Elon Musk has published a personal video of an exciting rocket launch

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    Life can't be about "solving one miserable thing after another", he said . Falcon Heavy put a Tesla Roadster and its passenger, Starman, into orbit around the sun. They depicted the preparations for the launch, reaction and jubilation of the audience, the launch of a rocket into space and video footage of flying in space vehicle the Tesla Roadster with a dummy behind the wheel.
  • Huawei Y9 (2018) announced with 18:9 display and four cameras

    Huawei Y9 (2018) announced with 18:9 display and four cameras

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    The Huawei Y9 (2018 ) comes with Android Oreo out of the box. The highlight of most of the Huawei smartphones releasing these days is the quad-camera setup. The rear camera consists of 13 MP and 2 MP lenses and the front camera is housing 16 MP and 2 MP lenses. You can make full HD video calls and can take flawless selfies out of this cameras.
  • Xiaomi Redmi 5 to be Amazon India exclusive

    Xiaomi Redmi 5 to be Amazon India exclusive

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    It comes in three storage variants, 2GB RAM + 16GB ROM model which is priced at RMB 799 (Rs 7,800 approximately), 3GB RAM + 32GB ROM model which is priced at RMB 899 (Rs 8,800 approximately) and 4GB RAM + 32GB ROM model which costs RMB 1,099 (approximately Rs 11,000).