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NVIDIA announces RTX 2080 and 2080 Ti graphics cards - NVIDIA NVIDIA announces RTX 2080 and 2080 Ti graphics cards - NVIDIA
- August 26, 2018

We're expecting to hear out first details about the upcoming Nvidia RTX 2080 graphics cards on this evening, hopefully with the release date and some news about pricing being given up too. News has it that The Division 2 and Anthem are going to have Nvidia provided Real-Time Ray tracing support. It is, however, a fact that not all devices can run Real-Time Ray Tracing on them. (more...)
Global Microwavable Foods Market Major Growth Opportunities Resting in Developing Economies Global Microwavable Foods Market Major Growth Opportunities Resting in Developing Economies
- August 25, 2018

The accession of expense, business schemes, media supply, Internet Of Things ( IoT ) sales and marketing, and business planning are explained in the report. It broadcasts a thorough study of Semiconductor Wireless Sensor Internet of Things ( IoT) market to anticipate impending scope widening to the industry. (more...)
Verizon will finally offer a true unlimited plan with no speed caps Verizon will finally offer a true unlimited plan with no speed caps
- August 24, 2018

Bowden said that when the fire department reached out to Verizon to inform the company of the throttling, a representative said the department had exceeded its data usage limit and suggested it subscribe to a new, more expensive plan. However, it did admit that the Santa Clara County fire department should not have had to pay for a more expensive plan just to lift the speed caps in this situation, calling this move "a customer support mistake". (more...)
After California firefighter throttling flap, Verizon lifts first responder speed caps
- August 24, 2018

Like a teenager who streamed too many YouTube videos and pushed his family's usage above the limits of its data plan, the Santa Clara County Central Fire Protection District was being throttled by its internet service provider, Verizon. "Even small delays in response translate into devastating effects, including loss of property, and, in some cases, loss of life". However, it did admit that the Santa Clara County fire department should not have had to pay for a more expensive plan just to lift ... (more...)
Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) Market Driven By Smart & Connected Designs
- August 24, 2018

At last, the report Semiconductor Wireless Sensor Internet of Things (IoT) Market 2018 speaks about industry widening course of action, the Semiconductor Wireless Sensor Internet of Things (IoT) business data source, supplement, explore findings and the conclusion. (more...)
EXPOSED: Corbyn's 'Deeply Anti-Semitic' Comments, Teach 'Zionists a Lesson' EXPOSED: Corbyn's 'Deeply Anti-Semitic' Comments, Teach 'Zionists a Lesson'
- August 24, 2018

Luciana Berger, the Liverpool Wavertree MP, accused Mr Corbyn of making " inexcusable comments" at a London conference in 2013. One is they don't want to study history, and secondly, having lived in this country for a very long time, probably all their lives, they don't understand English irony either. (more...)
Mobile hack may have exposed data of 2 million customers Mobile hack may have exposed data of 2 million customers
- August 24, 2018

On August 20, T-Mobile staff detected an unauthorized entry into the company's network. Customers whose account was affected by this breach will receive an alert that'll direct them to this web page . According to the full statement being sent to those unlucky enough to be included, more sensitive information like social security numbers and credit card details were not included in the breach. (more...)
Mobile experienced a data breach on August 20th
- August 24, 2018

T-Mobile says that on August 20th, it discovered a security breach that affected the accounts of some customers. If you have received one of these notifications, the letter says you should contact T-Mobile or Metro PCS right away by dialing 611 from your handset, or contact T-Mobile by any of the few methods for getting in contact. (more...)
Samsung launches Galaxy J2 Core, its first Android Go phone in India Samsung launches Galaxy J2 Core, its first Android Go phone in India
- August 24, 2018

Samsung has added a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner and the device also has Face Unlock functionality. Samsung has provided Bixby integration to deliver an enhanced virtual assistance. This means the entry-level handset runs a stripped-down version of Android Oreo that's created to work smoothly and efficiently on phones that are low on storage and memory. (more...)
China internet users cross 800-million mark China internet users cross 800-million mark
- August 24, 2018

The increase brought the country's internet availability rate to 57.7 per cent, with 26.3 per cent of internet users living in rural areas, it said, adding that between January and June, 788 million Chinese used mobile phones to surf the internet, making up 98.3 per cent of the total internet users. (more...)
Skies Unknown release date announced for PC and console Skies Unknown release date announced for PC and console
- August 23, 2018

Additionally, BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Asia also announced new branded flight sticks for the sole objective of using it in-game. ACE COMBAT 7 will provide an arsenal of ultra-modern super weapons and formidable enemies that the series is known for. (more...)
States Ask Court to Restore Net Neutrality Regulations States Ask Court to Restore Net Neutrality Regulations
- August 23, 2018

Stein, who joined 23 other attorneys general in a lawsuit filed earlier this year , called the internet a core piece of infrastructure that needs to be preserved. "17-108-Letter-to-FCC-22Feb2018.pdf" target="_blank">re-filed in February by Mozilla Corp., maker of a popular Internet browser. The decision has been unpopular with many consumers but has the backing of Republican lawmakers and internet service providers. (more...)
Paytm launches its own AI Cloud computing platform for India Paytm launches its own AI Cloud computing platform for India
- August 23, 2018

The project echoes similar efforts in Europe, as a result of the Open Banking initiative, to use new technology such as cloud platforms, AI tools and open APIs to help non-banks and individual developers create new banking and payment tools. (more...)
Australia bans China's Huawei from mobile network build over security fears
- August 23, 2018

In a statement, Australia's government cited concerns that companies under the "extrajudicial directions from a foreign government" may expose the country's network to unauthorized access and security risks. Huawei is expected to deliver next-generation 5G equipment and mobile devices next year , but those products may not reach Australian shores at all. (more...)
Qualcomm is making 5G in phones a reality -- for next year Qualcomm is making 5G in phones a reality -- for next year
- August 23, 2018

Qualcomm practically told us the Galaxy S10 will have a processor as good as the new iPhones - well, at least on paper. This upcoming mobile processor which is expected to be named Snapdragon 855 will be built on the 7nm process node that will lead to superior battery life without compromising on the performance. (more...)
UK jobs could be wiped out by AI warns Bank chief
- August 23, 2018

Speaking to BBC News , Andy Haldane said that the disruption caused by the technology could be "on a much greater scale than the first Industrial Revolution". But the good news is, there definitely is a role. 'All of a sudden it will be the machine replacing humans doing thinking things, as well as doing things'. (more...)
Facebook, NYU School of Medicine launch AI MRI research project Facebook, NYU School of Medicine launch AI MRI research project
- August 23, 2018

It can take anywhere from 15 minutes to more than an hour to scan a patient in an MRI machine, which makes MRIs challenging for children, patients with claustrophobia and those with back pain, among other issues. "Using AI, it may be possible to capture less data and therefore scan faster, while preserving or even enhancing the rich information content of magnetic resonance images". (more...)
Apple purges 25000 'illegal' apps in China crackdown Apple purges 25000 'illegal' apps in China crackdown
- August 23, 2018

State-controlled China Central Television said Apple pulled 25,000 apps on Sunday that were deemed unlawful, according to the Wall Street Journal . The issue underlines some of the challenges companies face when trying to operate in China, particularly when it comes to running a download store of third-party titles. (more...)
Huawei and ZTE banned from supplying equipment to 5G networks in Australia Huawei and ZTE banned from supplying equipment to 5G networks in Australia
- August 23, 2018

Australia's government on Thursday banned major Chinese telecoms firm Huawei Technologies Co Ltd from supplying equipment for its planned 5G mobile network, citing risks of foreign interference. The statement said: "This new architecture provides a way to circumvent traditional security controls by exploiting equipment in the edge of the network - exploitation which may affect overall network integrity and availability, as well as the confidentiality of customer data". (more...)
Early reports show hefty performance penalty for ray-tracing on RTX 2080Ti Early reports show hefty performance penalty for ray-tracing on RTX 2080Ti
- August 23, 2018

The developers of Shadow of the Tomb Raider have responded to concerns over the game's performance when ray tracing is enabled on Nvidia's upcoming flagship GeForce RTX 2080 Ti graphics card , after initial demonstrations showed the game dropping well below 60 frames per second even at 1080p resolution. (more...)
Verizon throttled California fire department data during wildfires Verizon throttled California fire department data during wildfires
- August 22, 2018

A Verizon accounts manager suggested a $100 plan, more than double what the department was now paying, that would charge $8 per gigabyte after the first 20GB. Service providers in the US have always been able to throttle mobile data after a data cap is reached, even when more robust net neutrality rules were in place. (more...)
Xiaomi says revenue soared 68% in first earnings report since its IPO Xiaomi says revenue soared 68% in first earnings report since its IPO
- August 22, 2018

This is the first set of results released by Xiaomi since it raised $4.72 billion in a high-profile initial public offering in June, valuing the firm at about $54 billion, nearly half of earlier industry estimates of $100 billion. Sales of internet-connected devices, including smart TVs, also grew rapidly. The company's main business segment - smartphones - contributed RMB30.5 billion in revenue, an increase of 58.7% versus previous year. (more...)
Google is using AI to cool its data centres Google is using AI to cool its data centres
- August 22, 2018

Since data centres use vast amounts of electricity to operate , even the smallest tweaks to areas like cooling can have a huge impact on cost savings. Potential actions calculated by the AI are checked against an internal list of safety constraints and local data center operators are able to take control if they need to. (more...)
TPG, Vodafone confirm reports of possible merger - Telco TPG, Vodafone confirm reports of possible merger - Telco
- August 22, 2018

TPG and Vodafone Australia said in separate statements they were in "exploratory" talks, while offering no details such as whether a deal would represent a takeover by either party. It's not clear how any so-called merger of equals would be structured financially. "There is no certainty that any transaction will eventuate or what the terms of a transaction would be", TPG said, while Vodafone called the talks "non-binding". (more...)
Transference Demo Offers Up Some Psychological Mind Games
- August 22, 2018

Transference is a collaboration between Ubisoft and SpectreVision , a film production company set up by Elijah Wood (along with Daniel Noah and Josh C. Players will need to shift between three perspectives to uncover the mystery of the mind-bending psychological thriller. The trailer also teases a brand new demo coming to PS4 and PlayStation VR. (more...)