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European Union prepares new Belarus sanctions amid call for weekend protests European Union prepares new Belarus sanctions amid call for weekend protests
- August 15, 2020

Belarusian authorities began releasing hundreds of detained demonstrators who had taken to the streets following Sunday's disputed presidential election result , with the Interior Ministry vowing to release all the protesters by Friday morning. (more...)
Facebook removed seven million posts for coronavirus misinformation Facebook removed seven million posts for coronavirus misinformation
- August 15, 2020

Something similar happened on Instagram . The company similarly attributed the advancements with causing similar spike on its sister-service Instagram , which saw the amount of hateful content removed increase from 808,900 between January and March, to 3.3 million between April and June, according to Facebook . (more...)
Ubisoft fired Assassin's Creed Valhalla creative director Ashraf Ismail Ubisoft fired Assassin's Creed Valhalla creative director Ashraf Ismail
- August 15, 2020

The lives of my family and my own are shattered. Numerous top executives from Ubisoft, including the Chief Creative Officer Serge Hascoët have departed from this company following the rising allegations. After allegations of sexual harassment started within Ubisoft in the first weeks of this summer, the company had commissioned an external company for investigation. (more...)
China Ready to Abandon iPhone En-Masse Due to WeChat Ban China Ready to Abandon iPhone En-Masse Due to WeChat Ban
- August 15, 2020

It had also successfully developed a thriving content creators' community. TikTok employees have started a GoFundMe page to raise money to file an injunction against President Donald Trump's executive order that would effectively ban the popular video-sharing app. (more...)
USDA Coronavirus Food Assistance Program Extended USDA Coronavirus Food Assistance Program Extended
- August 15, 2020

Nursery crop farmers and producers of cut flowers may also receive assistance. Currently, applicants may only apply for CFAP relief from the beginning of the pandemic through April 15, despite the crisis peaking for the agriculture sector from April to June 2020. (more...)
Apple and Google pull 'Fortnite' from mobile app shops Apple and Google pull 'Fortnite' from mobile app shops
- August 15, 2020

Epic Games on Thursday announced the Fortnite Mega Drop , a permanent discount on V-bucks and other purchases of up to 20% off. That alternate billing system is a big no-no, according to the terms of service that developers who distribute through Apple's and Google's app stores must agree to. (more...)
Sam Fisher returns!... in Rainbow Six Siege: Operation Shadow Legacy Sam Fisher returns!... in Rainbow Six Siege: Operation Shadow Legacy
- August 15, 2020

The Rainbow Six Siege website goes into detail on Fisher's backstory and what specifically ties him to the current generation of Operators working within the game. The potential to survey an area and harass your foes is always welcomed. In fact, if we were to examine the language used in his introduction post, Fisher might not be the only famous face joining Rainbow Six Siege . (more...)
Kareena Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan says they are expecting second child Kareena Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan says they are expecting second child
- August 15, 2020

Kareena Kapoor Khan and Saif Ali Khan have a baby boy Taimur Ali Khan , who has managed to grab the maximum attention being a star kid. She posted a picture of Saif Ali Khan with the text that read, "The Quadfather" since this is his fourth kid. (more...)
Motorola to announce Moto RAZR 5G on September 9 Motorola to announce Moto RAZR 5G on September 9
- August 14, 2020

So, while Motorola doesn't actually mention this is an event to present an updated Razr smartphone, that statement and animation of something folding closed is a heavy enough hint to make it pretty certain. Based on the caption, it's safe to assume that this announcement will most likely be for a successor to the 2019 Motorola Razr . According to XDA Developers , the smartphone is also said to be first available in the USA and China. (more...)
Pre-order of Galaxy Note 20 series has the same interest Pre-order of Galaxy Note 20 series has the same interest
- August 14, 2020

The Geekbench listing for Samsung SM-G780F that is believed to be the Indian variant of Samsung Galaxy S20 Fan Edition suggests the presence of Exynos 990 SoC in the phone. Samsung is expected to launch the Galaxy S20 FE in Q4 later this year. It's not entirely clear how a customer would go about getting the USB-C wired headphones when ordering the Galaxy Note 20 online, but getting in touch with customer care would be the first step. (more...)
Belarus opposition candidate calls for election recount, more peaceful protests Belarus opposition candidate calls for election recount, more peaceful protests
- August 14, 2020

However, Deputy Interior Minister Alexander Barsukov declined any form of mistreatment or abuse in the holding cells. Washington said the vote "was not free and fair". Authorities again didn't interfere with the demonstrations on Friday. Mr Borrell insisted the people of Belarus "deserve better" as he insisted the protests showed citizens want the system to change. (more...)
Here is 35 Minutes of Microsoft's Surface Duo in Action Here is 35 Minutes of Microsoft's Surface Duo in Action
- August 14, 2020

What is different this time though is that there is only a single camera on the Surface Duo, which can be used both for video calls and as a main camera. It runs on Android 10 out of the box with the custom Microsoft Surface Duo UI on the top. While the list of devices eligible for a solid discount on the Surface Duo is quite lengthy, you will obviously have to trade in something pretty new and valuable to save the $700 advertised as the maximum markdown available right now. (more...)
After Devastating Derecho, Midwest Takes Stock Of The Damage After Devastating Derecho, Midwest Takes Stock Of The Damage
- August 14, 2020

Naig says some livestock barns were damaged, too, but there have not yet been reports that hogs, cattle or poultry were killed in the storm. Strong winds were also felt in Chicago, where roofs were toppled from buildings and debris blocked streets and sidewalks, as Araceli Gomez Aldana of member station WBEZ reported for NPR's Newscast unit earlier this week. (more...)
Dropbox launches Passwords, Vault products for paid users Dropbox launches Passwords, Vault products for paid users
- August 14, 2020

As the name suggests, Dropbox Vault provides an extra layer of security for storing important personal files like bank documents, pay stubs, medical ID cards, passports, and tax documents. This makes the most sense if you have a paid account and have 2 TB or more of storage, but if you want remote copies of your files that you can't lose, it could be helpful. (more...)
Apple's latest iOS update brings these key fixes for iPhone users Apple's latest iOS update brings these key fixes for iPhone users
- August 14, 2020

According to the change log, iOS 13 .6.1 fixes an issue where unneeded system data files might not be automatically deleted when available storage is low. On the recent iOS update, Apple noted that a "thermal management issue" will be fixed by the update, which seemed to be the "green tint" issue. Like the regular updating of Apple devices, the new iOS patch is as easy as you think it is. (more...)
Fortnite removed from Google Play store, Apple App store: Here’s why Fortnite removed from Google Play store, Apple App store: Here’s why
- August 14, 2020

As for now, if Epic Games refuses to use either Google Play's or Apple's App Store payment systems, Fortnite will remain confined to third party stores. 'Epic has taken legal action to end Apple's anti-competitive restrictions on mobile device marketplaces'. Epic CEO Tim Sweeney has always been vocal about what he sees as Apple and Google's stranglehold on mobile purchases. (more...)
Qualcomm wins appeal in long-running FTC antitrust case Qualcomm wins appeal in long-running FTC antitrust case
- August 14, 2020

District Judge Lucy Koh in San Jose, California, ruled in May 2019 that Qualcomm must renegotiate licensing deals with customers . In July, Qualcomm announced that China's Huawei Technologies Co. Second, the Ninth Circuit rejected the FTC's alternative argument that Qualcomm's alleged breach of contractual commitments to standard setting organizations impairs competition or the opportunities for competition. (more...)
UK court says face recognition violates human rights UK court says face recognition violates human rights
- August 14, 2020

The 37-year-old had his face scanned while he was Christmas shopping in Cardiff in 2017 and at a peaceful anti-arms protest outside the city's Motorpoint Arena in 2018. "We should all be able to use our public spaces without being subjected to oppressive surveillance", he said in a statement. " I'm delighted that the court has agreed that facial recognition clearly threatens our rights ". (more...)
Twitter Tests Automatic Translation for Tweets in a Different Language Twitter Tests Automatic Translation for Tweets in a Different Language
- August 14, 2020

Updated the Tweet detail screen to display either "Retweets" or " Retweets with comments " as labeling for Retweets. There are three options you can select from, all pretty straightforward: "Everyone", "People you follow", and "Only people you mention". (more...)
Xiaomi launches Mi TV LUX OLED transparent edition smart TV Xiaomi launches Mi TV LUX OLED transparent edition smart TV
- August 14, 2020

As a matter of fact, such televisions were designed before, but Xiaomi was the first company to mass-produce a television with such a feature. Apart from the display, Xiaomi put their money and developed the TV's audio as well. The style and design of the television consists of a 5.7mm thick body placed on a round base. Obviously, this TV can not be wall-mounted and the attached stand is the only way to place it. (more...)

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