News tagged: United States
HMD Global recently unveiled its latest entry-level smartphone in the form of the Nokia 2. Such smartphones are often targeted at emerging markets, but the company plans to bring it to the United States. According to a report from Pocketnow, the Nokia 2 has been list
Moto Z lineup has now received another Moto Mod accessory. This time, Motorola and Polaroid have teamed up to bring the Polaroid Insta-Share Printer, which uses Polaroid's proprietary Zero-Ink Paper format to produce 2-inch by 3-inch photos.The Moto Mod also comes with a physical
GoPro's latest 360-degree Fusion camera was announced back in late September and the company has now announced that it has started shipping the camera in the United States and Europe. While the camera was announced with a number of new features, it looks like some are
The well-known American semiconductor Qualcomm has now announced that it has signed a new deal with the Chinese smartphone giants Oppo, Vivo and Xiaomi. While details of the deal are scarce, we know that is worth $12 billion and was reached during the course of President
The Nintendo Switch debuted without any video streaming services. Now that's starting to change. As of today, Hulu has become available for North American users through the eShop. It's one of a number of additions to the game/app store. It's a good device for media consumption.
The public should not be able to protect their data with unbreakable end-to-end encryption, says US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. According to an interview with Politico, the DOJ is currently in dialogue with Silicon Valley and debates over encryption are heating up.
Back in August, Lenovo unveiled a new 2-in-1 tablet called Miix 520. The tablet was also one of the first 2-in-1 devices that packed Intel's 8th generation Core Kaby Lake-R quad-core processor. Starting today, the tablet is officially up for order in the United States and China.
Algorithms are serving as "sophisticated, strategic tools to maintain and strengthen" the power of companies like Facebook, Twitter, and Google, says Senator Al Franken. He criticized the tech industry for increasing its power over users through those tools.
After several unsuccessful attempts, it looks like Huawei's flagship smartphones will finally be offered in the United States through at least one major carrier. According to a code found by XDA Developers, Huawei's latest premium phone will be sold through AT&T.
Lockheed Martin has received a $26.3 million contract from the US government to develop laser-based weapons for Air Force fighter jets. The Air Force is hoping to test the laser weapons by 2021, after which they'll be used in a defensive manner against enemy weapons.
Samsung will begin selling a blue version of the Galaxy Note 8 in the United States. The new "Deepsea Blue" model is reaching AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon on November 16. You'll also be able to get it from Best Buy retail stores, bestbuy.com, and from Samsung's website.
Uber and NASA are working together on flying taxi technology, with the ridehailing company creating software for managing flying taxi routes. The tech will be the airborne counterpart to Uber's software for managing its regular transportation service.
Twitter has launched a $99/month tool that lets users promote their content. Known as "Promote Mode," the subscription is first rolling out in beta form in the United States and UK. Users paying for promotion will see their tweets and profile show up in other users' feeds.
The American Chemical Society (ACS) has received an entirely favorable ruling in its case against Sci-Hub, a pirating site for scientific papers. The US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia sided with all of the plaintiff's requests, including demands for damages.
Samsung's latest flagship rugged smartphone, the Galaxy S8 Active, has been rumoured to reach other carriers in the United States, meaning it won't be exclusive to AT&T anymore. This is something we all knew, as Samsung itself said that the phone would only be exclusive to
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.
The Canadian Supreme Court ruled this summer that a de-indexing decision against Google should be applied all around the globe, not just in Canada. A US federal judge has now ruled the court's decision doesn't have any applicability within the United States.
Samsung's appeal of a $120 million patent ruling in Apple's favor has been rejected by the US Supreme Court. The Court decided to retain a 2016 US Court of Appeals decision upholding the position that Samsung infringed on Apple's patents and should pay the full amount.
Altice, a French company that became the fourth largest cable provider in the US by acquiring CableVision, is going to be a wireless provider. It's working with Sprint to become a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO). Altice will have "full" use of Sprint's network.
After failing to work out a merger deal with T-Mobile owner Deutsche Telekom, Softbank is increasing its stake in Sprint. The Japanese company has confirmed it's going to increase its share through stock deals or another method. It hasn't said how much its share will increase.