Tag Archives: US

Facebook Must Face Class Action Over Facial Recognition: US Judge

A US federal judge ruled on Monday that Facebook must face a class action lawsuit alleging that the social network unlawfully used a facial recognition process on photos without user permission. The ruling adds to the privacy woes that have been mounting against Facebook for weeks, since it was disclosed that the personal information of millions of users was harvested by the political… Read More »

iPhone X Gold Colour Variant Leaked by US FCC Listing

Apple is reportedly working on a gold colour variant of premium iPhone X as seen in recent photos published by the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC). “This seems a little too good to be true but the FCC appears to have published photos of a gold iPhone X. Dated from last September and released earlier in April, these photos show an… Read More »

PS VR Price Dropped Permanently in US and Europe, No Confirmation for India Yet

Sony has permanently dropped the price of PlayStation VR (PS VR). The PS VR price is now $299.99 in the US (around Rs. 19,500) and 299.99 Euros (close to Rs. 24,200) in Europe. This comes after a flurry of retailer-driven price cuts for the PS4 and PS4 Pro VR headset in the past few months. The company has confirmed… Read More »

FBI Jumped the Gun in Asking Court to Order iPhone Hack: US DoJ Report

The FBI had not fully determined whether it had the capability to crack open a terrorist’s locked iPhonebefore seeking a February 2016 court order to force Apple to do so, according to a Justice Department inspector general’s report. The report, issued Tuesday, pinned the lapse on a lack of effective coordination and communication between FBI units. The case involved an encrypted… Read More »

Broadcom Takeover of Qualcomm Blocked by US President Trump’s Executive Order

US President Donald Trump on Monday blocked microchip maker Broadcom’s proposed takeover of Qualcomm on national security grounds, ending what would have been the technology industry’s biggest deal ever amid concerns that it would give China the upper hand in mobile communications. The presidential order reflected a calculation that the United States’ lead in creating technology and setting standards for the next generation… Read More »

Broadcom-Qualcomm Showdown Delayed by US Security Panel Order

A US national security panel on Sunday ordered Qualcomm to put off its March 6 annual shareholder meeting, delaying a long-awaited showdown in the company’s attempt to see off a takeover bid by Broadcom. Separately, Broadcom said the decision was the result of secret moves made by Qualcomm on January 29 to encourage an investigation into the proposed $117 billion (roughly  Rs.… Read More »

Nokia 1 Purportedly Leaked via US FCC Listing, Said to Be Smaller Than Nokia 2

A new HMD Global smartphone with codename TA-1056 has been spotted on the US FCC website. This phone could possibly be the Nokia 1, which was leaked recently. Images showing the design of the device revealed its dimensions and antenna locations. According to the model, this phone is sized smaller than the Nokia 2, with a height and width of 133mm and 68mm respectively. Comparatively,… Read More »

Samsung Galaxy A5, Galaxy A7 (2018) Spotted on Wi-Fi Certification Site, Following US FCC Debut

After taking the trend of bezel-less flagships to new levels with the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8 models, Samsung is now seemingly working on the next-generation of its Galaxy A series that would include fresh Galaxy A3, Galaxy A5, and Galaxy A7. But ahead of any formal confirmation, the Galaxy A5 (2018) and the Galaxy A7 (2018) has been… Read More »

Samsung Galaxy A5, Galaxy A7 (2018) Spotted on Wi-Fi Certification Site, Following US FCC Debut

HIGHLIGHTS The Galaxy A5 (2018) and Galaxy A7 (2018) to have dual-band Wi-Fi Both the next-gen Galaxy A series handsets to run Android 7.1 Nougat Samsung support pages confirm the new development After taking the trend of bezel-less flagships to new levels with the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8 models, Samsung is now seemingly working on the next-generation of… Read More »

Nokia 8 Variant With 6GB RAM, 128GB Spotted on US FCC Listing

HMD Global launched its Nokia 8 smartphone last month and it seems like the company is now gearing up to launch the handset in the US. HMD Global has reportedly modified the US FCC listing for the Nokia 8 models and seemingly confirmed that the handset will be launched in the US with more memory and storage than the variant launched globally. The… Read More »