Wednesday, 19 June 2019

HTC U19e Mid-Range Smartphone Expected at June 11 Launch Event

  HTC’s smartphone division has been struggling as of late, with the company shifting its focus to the VR market. It has been a while since the Taiwanese-based company brought a new smartphone to the market, with the last new launch being the budget-oriented HTC Desire 12s back in December…

iTunes Lives On, as Windows App Confirmed to Remain Unchanged

  At the WWDC 2019 keynote in San Jose on Monday, Apple killed off iTunes for the Mac, replacing it with dedicated applications for Music, Podcasts, and TV. Even though iTunes for Mac has been finally laid to rest, Apple has now confirmed that iTunes for Windows will live on…

Google vs Washington: Why Google Has a Target on Its Back in US

 The US Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet’s Google to determine whether the technology company violated laws to ensure fair competition, two sources familiar with the matter said. The potential investigation, first reported on Friday, is the latest challenge for Google which already faces a raft of complaints about its business…

Trump Urges UK to Be ‘Very Careful’ Over Huawei and 5G

US president Donald Trump urged Britain to be “very careful” about involving Chinese tech giant Huawei in its new 5G network, in an interview published Saturday ahead of his state visit to London. Asked about reports that Britain is planning to give the firm a limited role, Trump told the…

Twitter Apologises for Suspending Accounts Critical of China Ahead of Tiananmen Anniversary

Twitter has apologised for suspending a number of accounts critical of China, days before the politically sensitive 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown. The apology came after activists said hundreds of Twitter accounts critical of Communist Party – from “inside and outside” China – were suspended last week. Despite being blocked in…