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Facebook strikes first major music rights deal with Universal Music

The new deal, however, will allow users to post videos and 'facilitate deeper engagement between artists and fans, empowering users to express themselves through music, share the songs they love and build communities around music-fuelled culture, ' ...

Amazon Prime Video is the most downloaded Apple TV App

In this short period of time, however, it's managed to rack up more downloads than other popular streaming apps, like Netflix and Hulu. Amazon Prime Video for Apple TV and iPhone and iPad is a free download from the App Store. Amazon previou...

Magic Leap's Creator Edition AR Headset Announced for 2018

The startup was founded in 2011 by Brian Schowengerdt, Randall Hand, Rony Abovitz and Sam Miller. Magic Leap said it uses Lightfield Photonics to generate digital light that blends seamlessly with the real-world lighting. More traditional AR applic...

Pokemon Go Announces New AR+ Mode for Apple Devices Only

In addition, Matt Selmon, one of Niantic's game developers, recently told Express Online that though they will not manipulate the recently introduced weather systems, fans can expect some Pokemon to appear more frequently during the Christmas even...

Honda Insight to be revealed at Detroit motor show

Long live the 2019 Honda Insight! Ah, the Insight. The model best remembered as the teardrop-shaped two-seater that gave North America its first taste of hybrid motoring in December 1999 was soon eclipsed in sales by the Toyota Prius .

WhatsApp Given 1-Month Ultimatum to Stop Facebook Data Transfers

France's data privacy watchdog, CNIL , said on Monday that it has given WhatsApp an ultimatum to comply with the order and focus on getting user consent before moving data to its parent company or it could sanction the company. "In particular, nei...

Samsung introduces new version of Galaxy A8(2018), Galaxy A8+(2018)

Samsung says the new phones will become available in early January, so don't forget to tune in for CES 2018 to find out more details. As for the main camera , you're getting a 16MP main camera with a wide f/1.7 aperture. As for the processor...

Child asks for blankets instead of Xbox for Christmas

Since then Microsoft got wind of Mikah's selflessness and wanted to repay his kindness. Access is the same charity that gave them a place to stay until the family was able to get back on their feet. "And so the first thing he wanted to do was give ...

PUBG Xbox One Now Receives Oceanic Servers For Australian And NZ Players

Basically, the feature records around the player in game for a radius of one kilometer. Unfortunately, in the current version, you can't really go back and see where you messed up. It is often impossible to check if other players have jumped alongsid...

Adobe Systems (ADBE) Getting Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Accern Reports

It has outperformed by 17.40% the S&P500. Nelson Van Denburg & Campbell Wealth Management Grp Ltd Liability Com reported 125 shares stake. Grove Bank & Trust grew its stake in shares of Adobe Systems by 14.9% during the third quarter. (NYSE:WMB). Eat...

IMac Pro: Apple releases its most expensive computer - starting at £4899

Today the iMac Pro went up for pre-order and Apple has updated Final Cut Pro X and Logic Pro X to go along with it. With next-generation processors, a stunning Retina 5K display, the most powerful graphics ever in a Mac, super-fast storage ...

Google Assistant now available for tablets, and phones running Android Lollipop

The AI helper the same functionality as the version found on newer Android devices, which means you'll be able to bark at your outdated smartphone in order to open apps, get restaurant recommendations or, if you're feeling down, to hear a joke.

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds: How Controls Will Work on an Xbox Pad

Nobody expected the Xbox One version of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds to be flawless, it's an Xbox Game Preview title, after all. Whatever your use for it is, you won't have it on Xbox One. It's just plain hard to hit your target using a cont...

Apple grants $390 million to Finisar to boost laser chip production

The fund was awarded to increase the production of vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers (VCSELs), which power Apple's new features such as Portrait mode selfies and Animoji, the company wrote in a blog. Apple announced the creation of the fun...

LG Claims New Gram Laptops Will Last All Day

The body of the Gram is made of a metal alloy that's passed MIL-STD 810G durability tests to resist impact, pressure, and temperature. With the new Gram laptops for 2018, LG is including 8th-generation Intel Core i5 and i7 processors and SSD storag...

New Harry Potter Mobile Game Will Let You Enroll in Hogwarts

Warner Bros. and Jam City have announced an opportunity to finally transport your likeness into the magical world of Harry Potter . Chris DeWolfe , Jam City's CEO and co-founder, states, "As Harry Potter fanatics ourselves, we have grea...

Nokia 6 2018 Reportedly passed through TENNA in China

The new model comes with an orange detail that goes around the camera and the flashlight, adding a splash of color. HMD is expected to bring the newest Android version to both the smartphones after beta testing. But Nokia shouldn't blindly follow t...

Global arms sales rise for first time in five years

The 2016 figure represents a 1.9 percent increase compared with 2015, and is the first year of growth in Top 100 arms sales after five consecutive years of decline. The report noted that British defense contractor BAE Systems recorded a 0.4 percent...

McLaren Senna revealed: 'brutal' track-focused hypercar produces 789bhp

The McLaren Senna is powered by a 4.0 litre turbocharged V8 engine and it comes with 800 Nm of torque. Named Senna after the legendary Formula 1 driver, the road-legal supercar makes 789bhp, and at just 1,198kg it's the lightest road auto the Wok...

KeyCorp Comments on Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company's Q2 2018 Earnings (HPE)

KeyCorp also issued estimates for Hewlett Packard Enterprise's FY2018 earnings at $1.19 EPS. A number of hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. The company presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an avera...

Face ID on other phones stinks - Apple

While the glassback of the latest iPhone models is super glossy and luxe, the cost to fix them have been burning a hole in cusotomers pockets. Additionally, an iPhone Xc could still support wireless charging. Apple moved to a glass back to facilit...

Mega Man coming to Monster Hunter

The beta will be playable from December 9 at 9:00am Pacific to December 12 at 8:59am Pacific. The Mega Man influence continues to an assortment of weapons that apparently blast NES Mega Man tracks as you're fighting with them, for those days when...

Check out the new live action trailer for PlayerUnknown's Battleground

Upon realizing that The Game Awards host Geoff Keighley and his co-presenters didn't announce the award for Best Multiplayer last night, Polygon followed up with Keighley this morning. In this way, windows and barriers will no longer block players....

LG V30+ To Launch In India On December 13

And as per the press invites, the phone will be launched on December 13. In spite of that, the device stands at the peak of high-feature flagships in the market but it just doesn't seem to be making the commercial headway it should, perhaps due to ...

Amazon brings Prime Video to Apple TV, falls out with Google

New Year is about to come and in the wake of it, the technology giant Apple has committed to fulfill the two promises to its loyal customers. Customers in the U.S., U.K., Germany and Austria will also be able to watch videos from subscription servi...

Facebook tops Glassdoor's 'Best Places to Work' list

The job-hunting website on Wednesday released its list of top large companies to work for, as voted by employees. Since we cover technology over here at TechCrunch, we broke out the top 10 tech companies from the list. Its employees were describe...

Amaterasu Plays Fetch In Dota 2

Over the course of its lifespan, Dota 2 , the popular MOBA from Valve, has had multiple Steam workshop cosmetics added to the game for purchase. That means she's up for voting for inclusion in Dota 2 if the courier gets enough support - and so far...

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Fortnite for Android is going to bypass the Google Play Store

It's easy to understand why: hosting the game download themselves and having the installation skip the Play Store will also skip Google's commission on its lucrative in-app purchas...

Google Clock gains Spotify support for alarms

Google has updated its Clock application on the Play Store, which is honestly a pretty boring app that gets pretty boring updates. According to the blog post, the latest versi...

Google plans to re-enter China with government-approved search app

Google's Android already has the largest market share of any operating system in China, now accounting for roughly 51 percent of all devices. The Chinese social media website We...

2 smartphone seller, gains ground in China

While Huawei has leaped into second place, the Chinese smartphone and telecom maker has struggled to gain traction in the USA due to concerns that its technology could be used b...

Galaxy Note 9's redesigned rear officially confirmed by Samsung

A lot has already been leaked about the Galaxy Note 9 , including a hands-on video, leaked renders and more. In the video, the company also teases great battery life, and it confi...

Moto Z3 First Look: Looking Ahead to 5G

Like all of the previous members of the Moto Z family, the Moto Z3 will support the growing number of Moto Mods , the add-on accessories that attach to the back of these phon...

Sony Q1 Profit Rises; Lifts FY Profit, Sales Outlook

The company raised its annual net income attributable to stockholders guidance to 500 billion yen from the prior range of 480 billion yen, due to the expected increase in income be...

Hackers break into Reddit's systems

Slowe said Reddit learned on June 19 an attacker compromised a few of its employees' accounts between June 14 and June 18. Reddit also says it is has taken measures to ensure, go...

Honor Play to get GPU Turbo update in August

Honor 9N smartphone which was launched in the Indian market last week is slated to go on sale today exclusively via Flipkart . In addition to GPU Turbo , the Honor Note 10 als...

YouTube dark mode comes to Android at long last

Last year, Google's YouTube granted a huge wish of its viewers to bring a dark UI mode. If you do not want to make use of the new feature, there is an option to turn it off a...

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Samsung Revenue Falls 4% in Q2

Samsung Revenue Falls 4% in Q2

Adding to its troubles, its vice-chairman Lee Jae-yong, scion of Samsung's founding family, was jailed past year for his part in the sprawling corruption scandal that brought down...

WhatsApp rolls out group video call feature

WhatsApp rolls out group video call feature

The calls are end-to-end encrypted and the feature will be available to Android and iOS users, it added. To use it, start a call with just one person, then tap the " Add part...

NY moves to oust cable provider Spectrum

NY moves to oust cable provider Spectrum

NY is accusing Charter of failing to meet its commitments have led to the move. "The time has come for stronger actions to protect New Yorkers and the public interest", said J...

Residents flee in face of massive California wildfire

Residents flee in face of massive California wildfire

By Thursday, the fire was contained approximately 10 percent. Firefighters face a hard task with dry conditions and temperatures expected to reach 110 F on Friday. Medics and hosp...

Samsung Teases Galaxy Note 9's Bigger Battery Ahead of Launch

Samsung Teases Galaxy Note 9's Bigger Battery Ahead of Launch

Those problems are speed, battery life, and storage. "A lot can change in a day", reads the video's tagline, as the owner does all he can to keep the phone working, before finding ...

Fortnite celebrates birthday with cake, challenges, Playground mode

Fortnite celebrates birthday with cake, challenges, Playground mode

Even if you're not much for birthdays, there's still cause for celebration, as Epic Games has also confirmed that the popular Playground mode is coming back. The first two ar...

Xiaomi Mi A2 And A2 Lite Android One Smartphones Launched

Xiaomi Mi A2 And A2 Lite Android One Smartphones Launched

Both the Mi A2 devices, Xiaomi Mi A2 and Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite will be Android One devices. Xiaomi also made it a point to pick on Samsung through the entire event with the...

Google says employees haven't been hacked since safeguarding accounts with physical keys

Google says employees haven't been hacked since safeguarding accounts with physical keys

A Google representative told Krebs on Security that security keys are used for all account access at the company. Google is a enormous entity, with more than 85,000 empl...

Uber and Lyft driver fired for secretly livestreaming hundreds of passengers

Uber and Lyft driver fired for secretly livestreaming hundreds of passengers

The live streams revealed personal conversations of passengers on a Twitch web channel and comments made about the conversations and female passengers' bodies - a format similar ...