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Windows 10 black screen problems fixed, as Microsoft patches 50 security flaws

Microsoft rolls out June patches and a host of bug fixes for its latest version of Windows 10.  Microsoft has fixes for 50 security flaws in its June Patch Tuesday update and has released quality improvements and fixes for Windows 10 version 1803 or the Windows 10 April 2018 Update. The KB4284835 update moves Windows 10 version 1803 to OS ... Read More »

Of course Sony is not allowing Fortnite cross-play between PS4 and Nintendo Switch

Nintendo did exactly what many Switch owners had been dreaming of, bringing the most popular game in the world right now, Fortnite, to the most popular gaming console in the world, the Switch. But you can always count on Sony to ruin your party, especially if you, a PlayStation 4 owner, were planning to challenge all your Switch-wielding friends to ... Read More »

Galaxy Tab S4 specs include iris scanner, DeX support present as well

Samsung is expected to launch a new flagship tablet later this year and the reports we have seen so far suggest that the Galaxy Tab S4 is just around the corner. Samsung is yet to confirm anything officially about this device but enough circumstantial evidence has surfaced over the past couple of months to give us an idea of what ... Read More »

The False Promises of Ethical Design

Ethical design of digital devices matters, but it’s not enough. At its annual conference for software developers, Apple announced a new feature of its forthcoming iOS12 for the iPhone (link is external)—a tool called Screen Time that the company says will help consumers manage the time they spend on their phones. The idea is that once we are shown how ... Read More »

Indian-American Owned IT Company Fined for H1-B Visa Violations

Investigations carried out by US Department of Labour’s Wage and Hour Division revealed that some of the H-1B employees that IT provider Cloudwick Technologies Inc. brought from India with promised salaries of up to USD 8,300 per month instead received as little as USD 800 net per month.  An Indian-American owned IT company in California was today asked to pay ... Read More »

Quarterly iPhone sales may dip thanks to weak demand in China

The weather may be getting warmer, but iPhone sales are cooling off. Sales of Apple’s popular smartphone will fall roughly 15 percent in the current quarter — thanks to weaker demand in China, one Wall Street analyst said Friday. Apple iPhone sales in the quarter ending June 30 will fall to 34 million units from earlier estimates of 40.1 million, ... Read More »

FAA orders engine inspections after Southwest explosion

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Wednesday it would order inspection of some 220 jet engines after investigators said a broken fan blade touched off an engine explosion on a Southwest Airlines flight, shattering a window and killing a passenger. The order, called an air-worthiness directive, would require an ultrasonic inspection within the next six months of the fan ... Read More »

Microsoft, Xiaomi to Make AI-Powered Speakers, Smartphones

The companies would work closely in Cloud computing, AI and hardware. Since they have chosen to sign a memorandum, their partnership is not legally binding and it is unclear if any financials are involved. Taking on Apple and Google, Microsoft and Chinese electronics major Xiaomi have signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered budget speakers and smartphones. ... Read More »

Telefonica Launches ‘Aura’ Voice Assistant in Six Countries

The announcement, on the eve of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, comes a year after Telefonica promised a makeover in response to U.S. tech giants like Amazon, whose interactive aide Alexa has become a big seller. Spanish mobile operator Telefonica on Sunday launched a voice-activated assistant, called ‘Aura’, in six countries, using artificial intelligence to interact with its customers. ... Read More »

Things you need to know about satellite made by Chinese students

China’s first nano-satellite with primary and middle school students involved in the development and building process will be launched into space Friday. The satellite, named after late Premier Zhou Enlai, was sent from its creation base in Huai’an Youth Comprehensive Development Base in east China’s Jiangsu Province to Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in northwest China’s Gansu Province, where a “CZ-11” ... Read More »