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Apple event expected to bring 5G speed, smaller iPhone 12

By Stephen Nellis

(Reuters) – Apple Inc <AAPL.O> on Tuesday is expected to announce an iPhone 12 capable of tapping into faster 5G networks, a new feature designed to spur sales during the company’s busiest sales quarter.

The event is nearly one month later than normal and comes as the coronavirus pandemic has disrupted Apple’s well-oiled machine for designing and churning out its biggest-selling product.

Wall Street analysts widely expect Apple to launch four new iPhones at the event broadcast from its Cupertino, California headquarters at 1 p.m. ET (1700 GMT). (https://www.apple.com/apple-events/)

Two will be “Pro” models expected to have more camera sensors and a higher-quality display, with one coming in a large version for fans of big screens. In the middle is likely to sit an iPhone 12 with the broadest appeal: A big enough display and enough cameras to satisfy most of Apple’s fans, with a more attractive

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Microsoft’s Apple workaround: How Xbox could bring Project xCloud to iOS via the web in 2021

Project xCloud, as shown at the Xbox E3 Showcase in the Microsoft Theater at L.A. Live, Sunday, June 9, 2019 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Casey Rodgers/Invision for Xbox/AP Images)

Microsoft is working on a browser-based edition of its cloud gaming service Project xCloud, according to multiple reports. Business Insider reported that Xbox chief Phil Spencer told Microsoft employees at a meeting Wednesday that the company will pursue a “direct browser-based solution” for bringing the cloud-based, multi-platform version of its Xbox Game Pass subscription service to Apple’s family of devices. The Verge cites unnamed sources confirming the plans.

This news comes almost a month after Apple launched a new set of rules for its App Store in September. It would have allowed Microsoft to officially bring an xCloud app to iOS, but only if each game on the service was submitted to Apple as a separate playable app. As there

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Microsoft Planning To Bring Xbox Game Pass To iOS By 2021, Report Says


  • Microsoft games boss Phil Spencer wants to bring Game Pass to iOS devices by next year, a report says
  • Apple hasn’t allowed streaming game services in the past because it couldn’t review each title in the catalog
  • A former Apple App Store director claimed Apple doesn’t want competition for its own Arcade service

Microsoft could bring its Xbox Game Pass to Apple devices by 2021, according to a new report.

Business Insider reported, citing sources with “direct knowledge of his comments,” that games boss Phil Spencer told Microsoft employees at an all-hands meeting on Wednesday, “We will absolutely end up on iOS.”

Game Pass is a video game subscription service launched in 2017 where players pay $9.99 monthly to have access to a catalog of games from various publishers. Often compared to Netflix, Game Pass adds and withdraws games for certain periods of time.

It is available to

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Tech companies step up to bring free Wi-Fi to L.A. public housing residents

Nearly 9,000 residents of public housing in Los Angeles will receive free broadband internet access for the rest of the 2020-21 school year as part of a new partnership between the city, Microsoft, and the start-up internet service provider Starry. <span class="copyright">(Gabriella Angotti-Jones / Los Angeles Times)</span>
Nearly 9,000 residents of public housing in Los Angeles will receive free broadband internet access for the rest of the 2020-21 school year as part of a new partnership between the city, Microsoft, and the start-up internet service provider Starry. (Gabriella Angotti-Jones / Los Angeles Times)

Nearly 9,000 residents of public housing in Los Angeles will receive free broadband internet access for the rest of the 2020-21 school year as part of a new partnership between the city, Microsoft, and the startup internet service provider Starry.

Starting in early November, residents of the Jordan Downs, Nickerson Gardens and Imperial Courts housing projects in Watts and the Pueblo del Rio complex in Central Alameda will be able to sign up for the service. They join residents of the Mar Vista Gardens, who have had access since August.

The new partnership comes as L.A. schoolchildren settle into another month of remote learning,

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Realme Buds Air Pro, Buds Wireless Pro bring Active Noise Cancellation tech for under Rs 5,000

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Realme Buds Air Pro and Buds Wireless Pro debut in India today. These are important upgrades over the last-generation Buds Air and Buds Wireless audio devices. Realme is packing active noise cancellation on both the new products under the distinction of the word “Pro”. There are new designs for both models, as well as new functionalities on Realme’s wireless products in the audio segment. But before we dive into them, let us get the price and sale details out of our way.

Realme Buds Air Pro Price, Buds Wireless Pro Price

Realme has priced the Buds Air Pro at Rs 4,999 and the Buds Wireless Pro at Rs 3,999. The price points are attractive given they do not stray too far from what the predecessors cost. The Realme Buds Air was launched for Rs 3,999 while the Buds Wireless was launched at Rs 1,799. The Buds Air Pro comes in

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Intel, Heidelberg University team up to bring Radeon GPU support to AI

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Enlarge / Machine learning doesn’t actually have a face. But if it ever does, we’d like that face to look something like this.

We’ve been following Intel’s oneAPI—an artificial intelligence development platform designed to abstract hardware away from the task of developing AI code—with great interest since its launch last November. This week, Intel and the Heidelberg University Computing Center (URZ) announced a new Academic Center of Excellence (CoE) which will support and conduct research on the oneAPI platform.

The new collaboration immediately followed Intel’s own announcement of the oneAPI specification reaching 1.0 status. The 1.0 milestone is significant, since it enables collaborators to focus on adapting hardware to a standard, fixed implementation, worrying about the specification itself shifting rapidly beneath their feet.

URZ’s own announcement of the oneAPI Center of Excellence begins by reiterating the raison d’etre of oneAPI itself:

URZ will focus its research and programming efforts on

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US to bring lawsuit against Google for ad, search dominance

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  • The US Department of Justice is expected to sue Google as soon as next week.
  • It’s believed that the lawsuit accuses Google of putting search rivals at a disadvantage.
  • The department is also said to be investigating search advertising under Google’s search box.

Google has faced several legal challenges in recent years regarding its search and advertising business, and it looks like the US is next in line to take aim at the company.

According to Reuters, citing three sources familiar with the matter, the US Department of Justice is set to file a lawsuit against Google as soon as next week. It’s alleged that the department is also calling on state attorneys general to sign onto the suit.

The lawsuit reportedly accuses Google of trying to put search rivals such as Bing at a disadvantage. More specifically, it’s claimed that Google deprives rivals of “the data about users

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TECNO’s Next Generation Flagship Smart Phone will Bring Under Camera Technology

HONG KONG, Sept. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Mobile phone screens have always been an innovation milestone in the history of mobile phone development. In the past two years, major mobile phone manufacturers have been competing on full screens, from notch screens, water-drop screens, to dot screens, and also from lifting cameras to sliding cameras, to strive for the most perfect full-screen solution. Obviously, to achieve a perfect full-screen design, the primary pain point to be solved is the front camera.

Recently, TECNO, a major player of mobile phone manufacturer in the world, is also following the pace of full-screen development, and it may bring the latest under-screen camera technology on the next-generation of flagship models. TECNO is one of the first tier of mobile phone manufacturers to announce a ready to mass-produce under screen camera smartphone in the global market.

What breakthroughs has TECNO made for the under screen

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Electric Snowmobiles? Polaris Partners With Zero Motorcycles To Bring EV Tech To Their Many Toys

Big news in the recreational and utility vehicle world today as snowmobile, side-by-side and Slingshot maker Polaris has inked a 10-year partnership with the Zero Motorcycles, a worldwide leader in electric motorcycle design and production.

To be clear, Polaris is not going to start selling Zero motorcycles at Polaris dealerships. The partnership will initially be focused on bringing electrification to other products in the Polaris lineup, including their market-leading side-by-side four-wheelers and, yes, snowmobiles. But never say never.

Electric vehicles are not new to Minnesota-based Polaris. A decade ago, Polaris invested in the upstart Oregon company Brammo as they tried to achieve the ambitious goal of bringing a full-blooded, full-size and feature-packed EV to market: the Empulse electric motorcycle. At the time, Polaris already offered an

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HAGS Announces $1M Seed Funding Led by GV with Participation from BoxGroup to Bring New Digital Experiences to Gen-Z

The company behind the popular product, HAGS: Yearbook Signatures, expands to virtual classrooms with new app features.

HAGS, the company building creative and fun digital experiences for Gen-Z students, today announced $1M in seed funding led by GV, with participation from BoxGroup and several angel investors. The company’s first product, HAGS: Yearbook Signatures, launched in summer 2020 and enabled tens of thousands of high school students to sign their friends’ yearbooks through Snapchat. With students across the globe transitioning to remote and hybrid high school experiences this year, the HAGS team is expanding its product to include new app features that connect students and their peers in a virtual setting.

HAGS brings fun and delight into the school day through imaginative interfaces. The company works with over 200+ high school ambassadors across the U.S. as they continue to deliver products and experiences created by and for Gen-Z. HAGS will launch

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