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Tech Chinese UK ambassador says Huawei decision 'unfair'
Author: 0 Chinese UK ambassador says Huawei decision 'unfair'

Washington had always been pressing for such a step, and is still calling on other European countries to make similar moves. The US secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced that Washington would restrict US visas for employees of Huawei and other Chinese firms if they were involved in human rights abuses.

Tech Prominent Twitter accounts apparently hacked, asking for Bitcoin
Author: 0 Prominent Twitter accounts apparently hacked, asking for Bitcoin

Messages posted to the hacked profiles Wednesday afternoon invited users to send bitcoins to a long, anonymized link and said the money would be doubled and returned to the sender. The person did not say exactly how Kirk got access to Twitter's internal tools, but hypothesized that a Twitter employee's corporate account was hijacked.

Tech Twitter Denies Hacker Claim that Employee Assisted in Massive Breach
Author: 0 Twitter Denies Hacker Claim that Employee Assisted in Massive Breach

The massive multi-industry scam reportedly began on Musk's account, when at 4:16 PM EDT it tweeted: "I'm feeling generous because of Covid-19". The scam tweets started appearing around 1 p.m. Additionally, Twitter says it has also made some changes internally with limit access to internal systems and tools. It's not clear how the hackers got around Twitter's multi-factor authentication or whether any user data was stolen; Jacqui Heinrich reports .

Tech Oppo to introduce 125W fast charging solution on July 15
Author: 0 Oppo to introduce 125W fast charging solution on July 15

Additionally, a full and proper announcement is expected to be made this week on 15 July. Despite the wonderful speeds of the new fast-charging tech, some people are questioning the battery life. A lot more importantly, we'll lastly see how the business strategies to implement the alternative on new phones. It can best up a 4,000mAh battery in just 30 minutes.

Tech Mandatory Masks, Mickey At A Distance As Walt Disney World Reopens
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LOS ANGELES, July 11 ― Disney's California theme park reopening may have been thwarted by coronavirus, but hundreds lined up early Thursday to buy Mickey Mouse merchandise from an adjacent shopping plaza. According to the South Florida Sun-Sentinel , total confirmed coronavirus cases in Florida eeked over a quarter million on Saturday, as the state reported an additional 10,383 cases and 95 deaths.

Tech Far Cry 6 Leak Features Breaking Bad's Giancarlo Esposito
Author: 0 Far Cry 6 Leak Features Breaking Bad's Giancarlo Esposito

Their ruthless oppression has ignited a revolution. Someone has snagged the English listing for the game, and more information has been revealed. The Far Cry franchise has been very busy these days, and according to the latest leak , the next game in the franchise is only a few months away.

Tech Bakugan: Champions of Vestroia coming to Nintendo Switch on November 3
Author: 0 Bakugan: Champions of Vestroia coming to Nintendo Switch on November 3

However, they also teased that they would be having a major announcement from the team at Wayforward . Nintendo have just finished airing their latest Nintendo Treehouse Live July 2020 presentation, which contained gameplay of the upcoming Paper Mario: The Origami King , in addition to a new Nintendo Switch exclusive by WayForward titled, Bakugan Champions of Vestroia , which was revealed live on the stream.

Tech Apple warns that a camera cover could break your MacBook's display
Author: 0 Apple warns that a camera cover could break your MacBook's display

Avoid using a camera cover that leaves adhesive residue. Not only the display is in danger but the camera cover also blocks multiple sensors. Let's admit it, putting some tape over the camera on our laptops is one of the first thing we do when getting a new computer because, after all, a physical kill switch is pretty much the best way to make sure nobody invades our privacy no matter what .

Tech IPhone 12 Price: New Apple Smartphone Could Cost More Than Predecessor
Author: 0 IPhone 12 Price: New Apple Smartphone Could Cost More Than Predecessor

In recent years, manufacturers of accessories such as wearables and wireless earphones have made a decision to forgo power adapters in order to reduce packaging size and the cost of the products. Samsung has confirmed that an event will take place where they will unveil Galaxy Note 20 Series, Galaxy Fold 2 and even a 5G version of a Samsung Galaxy Z Flip .

Tech Samsung Galaxy Note 20 series reportedly launching on August 5
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy Note 20 series reportedly launching on August 5

A few days ago, Samsung Russia accidentally leaked an image of the upcoming phone on its website . The current info is that the Galaxy Watch3 will be unveiled at the Samsung Unpacked event on August 5 that will bring the new Galaxy Note20 phones as well as the two new foldables.

Tech Microsoft sets date for the next Xbox Games Showcase
Author: 0 Microsoft sets date for the next Xbox Games Showcase

This could be the reveal of first-party content coming to the next-gen console Xbox Series X , Xbox One , and PC. As the name suggests, participants will be able to play more than 60 brand-new game demos of unreleased Xbox games for a week.

Tech Facebook tries persuading companies to abandon advertising boycott
Author: 0 Facebook tries persuading companies to abandon advertising boycott

Zillow and Redfin are not on that list . This according to several business analysts on the matter of whether the social media giant should be concerned about the possibility of it suffering significant damages due to an advertisement boycott over Facebook's controversial policies on hate speech.

Tech Referendum In Russia Passes, Allowing Putin To Remain President Until 2036
Author: 0 Referendum In Russia Passes, Allowing Putin To Remain President Until 2036

After processing 99 percent of the ballots, the Russian Election Commission has announced that 77 percent of voters approved proposed changes to the constitution, while 21 percent were opposed. Other changes in the reform package grant former presidents immunity from prosecution, enshrine a reference in the constitution to God and define marriage as a union of a man and a woman.

Tech Texas Governor Issues Statewide Mask Requirement
Author: 0 Texas Governor Issues Statewide Mask Requirement

But faced with dramatically rising numbers of both newly confirmed cases of the COVID-19 virus and the number of patients so sick they needed to be hospitalized, Abbott changed course with Thursday's mask order. Scofflaws may face fines of $250, under the governor's order. The rate of people testing positive for the virus has gone from 4.5% in late May to 14%, Abbott said.

Tech Samsung accidentally revealed the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra before official launch
Author: 0 Samsung accidentally revealed the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra before official launch

Whatever be the case, the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra will undoubtedly be the most high-end Android phone in the market as and when it launches , possibly sometime in August . Notably, the posters have now been deleted from the Samsung Ukrainian website. They could also involve processor and RAM updates. Here are some of the expected specifications of Samsung Note 20 Ultra.

Tech Samsung Ukraine accidentally posts image of the Mystic Bronze Galaxy Note20 Ultra
Author: 0 Samsung Ukraine accidentally posts image of the Mystic Bronze Galaxy Note20 Ultra

According to GSMArena, the bottom lens is probably a prism lens for zooming capability while all three of the sensors have a mystic bronze accent ring to it along with the periphery of the camera setup that looks pretty dope. It's unclear how exactly the leak happened, but The Verge posits that someone at Samsung might have simply used the wrong assets when attempting to upload images of "the next generation Note" to sit on a landing page for an older model.

Tech Tesla is now the world's most valuable carmaker
Author: 0 Tesla is now the world's most valuable carmaker

Viewed through this lens, Tesla's ability to shift a few thousand extra cars in recent weeks shouldn't matter so much for the valuation. In late June, Tesla placed last in a ranking of new-car quality. If Musk is on the mark this time, Tesla could qualify for inclusion in the Standard & Poor's 500 index. For fiscal year 2019 (which ended on March 31 of this year), Toyota sold 10.46 million vehicles, generating $281.20 billion in net revenue.

Tech India bans TikTok and 59 other Chinese apps from app stores
Author: 0 India bans TikTok and 59 other Chinese apps from app stores

In May, India ranked as the top country for new TikTok users, accounting for 20% of the app's almost 112 million downloads around the world, according to Sensor Tower. For several users, searching for TikTok on the Google Play leads to results that are showing either some clone apps or apps to download TikTok videos from unpopular developers.