Month: June 2020

Facebook is trying to make VR glasses thinner and more “socially acceptable.” The company in a new research paper has revealed its glasses-like prototype virtual reality (VR) headset with a display measuring 8.9mm in thickness, which is about the same as a regular smartphone. The social media giant says that one way to achieve “sunglasses”-like
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Acer Swift 5 (2020) has been unveiled at the company’s Next@Acer event with “next-gen” Intel Core processors that are paired with integrated graphics based on Intel’s Xe architecture. The new notebook also retains the ultrathin and lightweight titles by offering even narrow bezels over what we have on the existing Swift 5. There is also
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Sony Bravia KD-55X7002G and KDL-43W6603 smart TV models have been launched in India. The two Bravia models come with impressive specifications and features. The KD-55X7002G is a 55-inch 4K smart TV that boasts of the Japanese company’s Triluminous display with better colour accuracy. The KDL-43W6603, on the other hand, is a 43-inch full-HD TV and
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The advertiser boycott of Facebook has morphed into a global digital activist campaign aimed at curbing hateful and toxic content on the social media giant. But its impact remains unclear. The unprecedented move has been joined by major brands like Unilever, Starbucks, Levis, and Coca-Cola, with nearly 200 firms pausing advertising on the world’s leading
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Agora isn’t the only company headquartered outside the United States aiming to go public domestically this quarter. After catching up on Agora’s F-1 filing, the China-and-U.S.-based, API-powered tech company that went public last week, today we’re parsing DoubleDown Interactive’s IPO document. The Exchange is a daily look at startups and the private markets for Extra Crunch
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Sony’s image sensor business aims to replicate PlayStation’s success to address its reliance on a handful of manufacturers in the fickle smartphone market: It plans to sell software by subscription for data-analysing sensors in situ. Transforming the light-converting chips into a platform for software – essentially akin to the PlayStation Plus video games service –
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Google has launched Keen, a new social networking site that shares a lot in common with Pinterest. Keen focuses on your passions, whether that’s baking bread or bird-watching. Helping you curate and share a collection of resources around your hobby. Google Launches Another Social Networking Site Google has its fingers in lots of different pies.
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Spectacles 2 and Spectacles 3 smartglasses by Snap, the parent company of social media platform Snapchat, are finally going to launch in India in July. The Snap’s smartglasses made their debut in 2018 and 2019, respectively, and they’ll be available to purchase via Flipkart in the country. The Spectacles allow users to capture photos or
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A Russian computer hacker who facilitated $20 million in credit card fraud and ran a sophisticated clearinghouse for international cybercriminals was sentenced Friday to nine years in prison. Prosecutors say Aleksei Burkov of St. Petersburg, Russia, filled a unique niche in the world of cybercrime, describing his Direct Connection website as “the most exclusive criminal
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