October 26, 2021
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Huawei Mate XS: Hands-on with the folding phone

by on September 6, 2020 0

Huawei has revealed an updated version of its folding smartphone, which it plans to release outside of China for the first time. The device will have a launch price of €2,499 (£2,100) in Europe. It said it had made the screen of the new Mate XS more resilient than the original Mate X, following...

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Google Maps quietly rolled out one of its most-requested features

by on September 6, 2020 0

Google Maps has added a new feature to its app: traffic lights at intersections in a number of US cities.The tech company made the change “to help people stay better informed on the road,” a Google spokesperson said. The new road icons are visible in the app at intersections throughout US cities on both...

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India bans 118 more Chinese apps as border dispute escalates

by on September 6, 2020 0

New Delhi said the apps promoted activities ‘prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India’. India has banned 118 more Chinese apps in a stepped-up backlash over an increasingly bitter border showdown between the neighbours. India’s Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology on Wednesday said the apps – including the mobile version of the popular video...

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China Opens 5G-Covered Road For Testing Of Self-Driving Cars

by on September 6, 2020 0

A 5G-covered road for testing self-driving cars was formally opened in Baohe District of Hefei City, east China’s Anhui Province on Thursday, welcoming the first batch of passengers. The 4.4-km-long ring road will be open to both self-driving vehicles and ordinary vehicles. Construction on the road started in August 2019 and has since achieved...

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Bluetooth update could turn wearables into COVID-19 trackers

by on August 19, 2020 0

That could enable students and older people to track their exposure. Billions of people have smartphones, but not everyone has them, and they’re not the only smart devices folks have access to. Older people, and young kids, have valid reasons for not owning one, which excludes them from the phone-based contact-tracing systems currently being put in place....

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BlackBerry phones are back, baby

by on August 19, 2020 0

Startup OnwardMobility plans to release a new 5G BlackBerry next year. It looks like BlackBerry hardware is back from the brink of extinction once again. Today, the security startup OnwardMobility announced plans to release a new 5G BlackBerry smartphone with a physical keyboard. It could arrive in North America and Europe as soon as the first...

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Chinese search giant Baidu’s earnings overshadowed by US probe

by on August 14, 2020 0

Baidu’s streaming service iQIYI said it is cooperating with US investigation into its finances, operations, investments. Chinese search engine giant Baidu Inc posted its quarterly revenue a notch ahead of estimates, but its shares slid in extended trade after its streaming service, iQIYI, said it was being investigated by the United States Securities and...

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