News tagged: Leaks
Leaked documents known as the Paradise Papers reveal Apple seemingly shifted its tax reduction practices to the island of Jersey after there was a crackdown against Irish tax shelters. The island, though a "dependency" of the UK, doesn't typically tax corporate income.
Facebook and Twitter are trying to distance themselves from Russia, yet they'll have a harder time doing so now that it's been revealed Russia invested in both. Two state-owned companies, Gazprom and VTB Bank, poured millions into the social media platforms through DST Global.
Smartphone users often update their phones every year or two, while tablets often last for a few years. If you are an owner of the five years old third-gen iPad, you should know that Apple plans to declare it obsolete by the end of this month. This information was confirmed by
The BlackBerry Motion, a new handset that recently leaked, has now been unveiled by TCL. It was introduced during GITEX Technology Week. The Motion doesn't have a physical QWERTY keyboard and it's being positioned as a mid-range offering, akin to last year's DTEK50.
Uber is no longer going to lease vehicles to drivers in the United States. The ridahailing service revealed it's putting an end to its Xchange Leasing offer and will pursue a "less capital-intensive approach" instead. Uber still offers leases in other markets around the world.
A few images of Samsung's unannounced mixed reality headset have leaked online. On Twitter, a user shared the photos, which reveal a seemingly high-end headset that could become a major competitor to the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift. Touch controllers are also pictured.
New images of TCL's upcoming BlackBerry Krypton have appeared online, revealing the rear of the handset. The Krypton is a keyboard-less phone, so all text input will occur on screen, just like with most modern smartphones. The new picture shows the phone in two color schemes.
A leaked image of Google's next Daydream VR model reveals the device is going to be offered in three colors: charcoal, fog, and coral. This version will reportedly cost $99 instead of the previous $79 and Google plans to reveal the headset at its Pixel event on October 4.
Google is said to be coming out with a mini version of its Home smart speaker and a report from Droid-Life indicates the product will only cost $49. It'll be able to control smart home devices, answer questions, and play music, just like the Home. It's based around Assistant.
Wikileaks is known for releasing secret documents detailing unsavory activities from the US government, but it's not exclusively focused on the US. In its latest move, the organization has leaked a number of documents that purportedly detail Russia's mass surveillance apparatus.
Bose's upcoming Quiet Comfort 35 II headphones are reportedly going to come with digital assistant features thanks to the integration of Google Assistant. Those headphones were recently leaked by Bose, revealing the existence of an action button for Assistant.
Amazon is likely to introduce a new Fire TV set-top box model soon and in the lead up to that launch, it has stopped selling the existing model. The landing page for the Fire TV now says it's "unavailable" and it lists no date for the device to return.
A new OnePlus 5 model is reportedly going to be introduced during an event in Paris next week. OnePlus is working with Jean-Charles de Castelbajac, a fashion designer, on a special edition unit. A leaked image has revealed the device's packaging, which mentions the OnePlus JCC+.
The next Amazon Fire TV set-top box will come with Echo smart speaker capabilities. AFTVNews reports the device is going to ship with Alexa and it'll benefit from voice assistant features. Leaked images have appeared showing a cube-shaped device with volume buttons.
A new batch of leaked images showing the canceled Surface Mini tablet from Microsoft have appeared online. Some images of the product showed up earlier this year and now more have been published by Evan Blass. The model pictured in the photos has a red rubber case.
The hackers responsible for attacking Instagram and stealing some celebrity account info also put the data up for sale. Hackers were selling access to a database called Doxagram that included the email addresses and phone numbers associated with many accounts.
DirecTV Now, the only major TV streaming service without a cloud DVR feature, is now known to be testing that capability. It's going to provide users with 100 hours of storage for video content, a leak has revealed. You'll be able to view and manage videos through "My Library".
After a successful launch of Meizu Pro 7 and Pro 7 Plus smartphones, the company is now gearing up for the launch of yet another good looking handset. The Meizu M6 Note handset has now leaked online, revealing its design as well as possible specifications.
The popular manufacturer of activity trackers and smartwatches is preparing its third major edition of sporty smartwatches. The Garmin Vivoactive 3 has now leaked online, showing a big change compared to its predecessor by adopting similar design to the Fenix series.
The iPhone 8's front and rear cameras may support 4K 60 fps video capture, reports iHelp (Portugal). Based on some details stemming from the leak of Apple's HomePod firmware, it appears the flagship smartphone will offer higher quality video from both of its cameras.