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Microsoft Bing is allowing child pornography to appear in its search results and is aiding pedophiles by suggesting related keywords and images, it emerged today. An investigation by AntiToxin, an online safety company, led to the alarming revelation that when people searched for certain terms related to child sexual abuse, the search engine returned images depicting child porn. What’s worse, it suggested more associated terms in the results as well as in the automatic suggestions in the search bar. The investigation was commissione...
Facebook has inked lucrative deals with Samsung and other Android smartphone makers to make it impossible for people to delete the app. Bloomberg reported that the app comes pre-installed onto Android devices and can only be disabled and not permanently deleted. The revelation has caused quite a stir among Android users many of whom have taken up to Twitter to announce they’re now swinging to the mighty Apple. A Facebook spokesperson said the deals were put together in place to give loyal Android users “the best” smartphone experien...
Samsung electronics has proven its beginning to take gaming more seriously as the Korean tech giant today unveiled its most powerful mobile computing device for gamers: the Samsung Notebook Odyssey, at CES 2019 in Vegas. The Samsung Notebook Odyssey is actually not the first laptop for gamers introduced by the company. Samsung Odyssey lineup has been around for quite some time now. But Notebook Odyssey took a massive step to dispute claims that low-ranks the tech company’s gaming technology. The new Samsung Odyssey prides specificati...
Apple will through Foxconn’s local unit begin to assemble its top-end iPhones in India as early as 2019, reports CNBC. Citing sources familiar with the matter, the report disclosed that the Taiwanese contract manufacturer, which will potentially take Apple’s business in India to a new height, will most importantly be assembling the most expensive iPhone modes, such as devices in the iPhone X family. Foxconn will assemble iPhones for the first time in India at its plant in Sriperumbudur town, located at the southern part of Tamil Nadu...
Apple is attracting more Android users to iOS this year since launching its latest iPhone models, a new survey found. Despite strong signs of a slump in iPhone sales, which have forced Apple to cut production figures and announce it will no longer publish unit sales for iPhone, a survey by Consumer Intelligence Research Partners indicates that the new iPhones’ market force is quite impressive in wooing consumers from the rival smartphone operating system Android. The report found that Apple’s iPhone XR is leading the campaign. 16 per...
Microsoft is planning to release a new family of webcams in 2019, according to a report from Thurrott. One of the webcams will be a 4K-capable webcam which will work with both Windows 10 PCs and Xbox One. The report also claims that the 4K-capable webcam will introduce a new feature; Windows Hello facial recognition to any Windows 10 PC. And the other webcam will be linked with the Xbox One to reintroduce the Kinect feature – which allows users to sign in automatically once they face the camera. The Kinect feature can also be used by ...
Spotify and Wixen have mutually agreed to dismiss the $1.6 billion copyright infringement lawsuit filed by the latter back in 2017. The publishing company argued in the dispute that Spotify was illegally using tens of thousands of songs from artists it represented, such as Missy Elliot, Neil Young, and Steely Dan – since the streaming company had not obtained “a direct or compulsory mechanical license” from the songwriters to use their song on the platform. Aside from the complaint that Spotify was neglecting to send paper notificati...
Preparations for CES 2019 coming up next month in Las Vegas can be noticed across various tech companies as they keep teasing products that could debut at the event. PC gaming specialists Razer is warming up to stun its fans with X-box One-focused hardware peripherals at the world’s biggest electronics show, having released surprising editions of its bestselling laptop months ago. The Singaporean hardware maker has released images of its yet-to-launch keyboard and mouse for the Xbox One to show us what the combo would look like. Its ...
Sony will reportedly unveil a collection of new 8K devices, including an 8K hybrid or stills camera at the upcoming CES 2019 in January, reports Sony Alpha Rumors. The Tokyo-based electronics conglomerate is planning to unveil an 8K television, 8K processing platform, 8K laser projector, and either an 8K camera or 8K camcorder at the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the report alleged. There are no further details of what each device could feature. But we look forward to January 7 when Sony will be presenting at the eve...
YouTube deleted over 58 million videos and 224 million comments that violated its policies within the third quarter, said Google’s parent company Alphabet on Thursday, as the tech giant demonstrates progress in fighting inappropriate content on its video platform. The activities of extremists on social media platforms and violence provocation from critics’ hateful content have become a major concern among government officials and some groups in the United States, Asia, and Europe. This has resulted in pressure from the groups on so...