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Apple MacBook could get a serious price drop, and we can’t wait

Apple is shaking up its macOS devices this year. The Californian company has already confirmed plans to introduce its own custom-designed processors, like those inside the iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch, to Mac computers for the first time this year. These chipsets are expected to enable the company to dramatically boost performance and battery life as well as allowing iPad […]

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Australia to spend $1.2 billion on cyber security for private sector after rise in attacks

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia will spend A$1.66 billion ($1.19 billion) over the next 10 years to strengthen the cyber defences of private companies and households following a rise in cyber attacks, Prime Minister Scott Morrison will announce on Thursday. Cyber attacks on businesses and households are costing about A$29 billion or 1.5% of the country’s Gross Domestic Product, according to […]

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China's major state banks start internal testing of digital wallet application: media

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China’s major state-run commercial banks are conducting large-scale internal testing of a digital wallet application, moving a step closer to the official launch of a home-grown digital currency, the 21st Century Business Herald reported on Thursday. The state-backed newspaper cited sources saying employees at state banks in cities including Shenzhen have started internally testing the app to […]

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Uber to buy UK taxi tech firm Autocab

LONDON (Reuters) – Uber (UBER.N) said on Thursday it was buying the British tech company Autocab, which sells booking and dispatch software to private hire firms, in a move that will allow the taxi app to reach customers where it does not currently operate. The Silicon Valley-based firm said the acquisition will allow it to link people who open their […]

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Facebook removes Trump post over coronavirus misinformation

(Reuters) – Facebook Inc (FB.O) on Wednesday took down a video by U.S. President Donald Trump in which he said children are “almost immune” to COVID-19, with the company saying it violated its rules against sharing misinformation about the coronavirus. “This video includes false claims that a group of people is immune from COVID-19, which is a violation of our […]

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Jake Paul’s Calabasas Home Raided by the FBI

Early on Wednesday morning, the FBI — including a SWAT team — raided YouTuber Jake Paul’s mansion in Calabasas, Calif., under a federal search warrant as part of an ongoing investigation into Paul. “We understand that a search warrant was executed at Jake’s Calabasas home this morning while Jake was out-of-state. We are still gathering information and will cooperate with […]

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Roku Q2 Revenue Soars 42%, Reaches 43 Million Streaming Accounts

Roku, helped again by stay-at-home streaming during the coronavirus pandemic, topped Wall Street earnings estimates for the second quarter of 2020 and saw streaming hours skyrocket a whopping 65% year over year. Roku added 3.2 million incremental active accounts in Q2 to reach 43 million, while streaming hours increased by 2.3 billion hours over last quarter to 14.6 billion. “Roku […]

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IMG to Become Consumer Products Licensing Agent for ‘Angry Birds’ Franchise

Gaming entertainment company Rovio Entertainment Corp. has appointed IMG as the exclusive worldwide consumer products licensing agent for its “Angry Birds” franchise. The partnership will give Rovio the opportunity to develop a holistic consumer products strategy for the mobile app-turned-blockbuster across all content and platforms. “Over the years, Rovio has worked with a number of agents around the world, supporting […]

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First look: Samsung Galaxy Note20 and Note20 Ultra

SINGAPORE – South Korean electronics giant Samsung launched the Galaxy Note20 series of smartphones on Wednesday (Aug 5), its second flagship phone launch this year after March’s S20 handsets. Where the S series phones are more lifestyle oriented, the Note series devices are geared towards work and productivity. This year’s Note20 phones – which come in two variants, the 6.7-inch […]

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