Google Pixel 4’s Screen Attention Feature Not Coming to Older Pixel Devices

Google recently launched the Pixel 4 series, and with it came new software and hardware features. The most exciting of these are the motion sensing features, which largely make use of the Soli radar chip on the new devices. One of these features is ‘screen attention', which keeps the screen on when the device detects that a user is looking at it, overriding the timer that would have put the phone on standby after a pre-determined period of t..

Fortnitemares Halloween Event in Fortnite Brings Storm King Limited Time Mode, New Skins, and...

Halloween is upon us, and Epic Games is celebrating it with a tonne of spooky new content in Fortnite. Fortnitemares is back, and it brings a fresh limited-time game mode, new custom skins, a community challenge, and a lot more. Fortnitemares is now live and will go through November 4. The Halloween-themed changes have been introduced as part of the v11.10 update across the battle royale, creative, and save the world modes. The island has also re..

Google CEO Sundar Pichai, in Leaked Video, Says Company Is ‘Genuinely Struggling’ With Employee...

Google CEO Sundar Pichai acknowledged the tech giant is struggling with how to deal with internal debate over controversial topics and the company defended hiring a former government official who backed the Trump administration's travel ban, according to video of an all-hands meeting obtained by The Washington Post. At the closed-door meeting Thursday, a weekly gathering known as TGIF, Pichai and other top executives sought to quell employee..

Microsoft Beats Amazon for Pentagon’s $10 Billion Cloud Computing Contract

Microsoft has won the Pentagon's $10 billion (roughly Rs. 70,840 crores) cloud computing contract, the US Defense Department said on Friday, beating out favourite Amazon.com. The contracting process had long been mired in conflict of interest allegations, even drawing the attention of US President Donald Trump, who has publicly taken swipes at Amazon and its founder Jeff Bezos. Trump in August said his administration was reviewing Amazon&#03..

Airtel Buys Stake in Bengaluru-Based AI Bot Startup Vahan

Bharti Airtel has acquired a minority stake of 8.82 percent in Bengaluru-based software development startup Vahan. The company, however, did not disclose the cost of the acquisition. In a regulatory filing, it said the indicative time period for completion of the stake acquisition is by October 31, 2019. The acquisition of Vahan is a part of Airtel's Startup Accelerator Program to support the growth of early-stage Indian tech startups. Vahan..

Google to Fix ‘Bug’ That Allows iPhone Users to Upload Original Quality Images to...

Google recently made the news for a rather odd “bug” that allows iPhone users to have unlimited cloud storage to back up photos at ‘Original Quality'. The bug is related to Apple's HEIC image format and the size of an HEIC image would actually increase if Google Photos tried to compress it for storage on the cloud. Google has acknowledged the bug, and has promised a fix, but it's unclear how Google will fix the problem and do justi..

Google Pixel 4 to Get a Fix for Face Unlock Flaw ‘In the Coming...

Google Pixel 4, the new flagship by the search giant, is set to receive a software update that will fix the eye detection flaw on its face unlock feature. Similar to the latest iPhone models, the Pixel 4 carries a series of sensors to enable face unlocking in place a traditional fingerprint support. The feature, however, was recently spotted having a flaw that allow a person to unlock the phone even when they aren't actively looking at the p..

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Took Home $42.9 Million Last Fiscal, Gets 66 Percent raise

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella earned $42.9 million in total compensation for the fiscal year 2019 -- 66 percent raise from the prior fiscal year, the company has announced. Nadella received a $1 million base salary jump and an increase in stocks. "Nadella's strategic leadership, including his efforts to strengthen trust with customers, drive for a company-wide culture change, and successful entry and expansion into new technologies and markets..

Google Stadia’s ‘Wireless Play’ Feature to Only Work With Chromecast Ultra at Launch

Google Stadia will be launched for the masses on November 19, later this year. But looks like the “Wireless Play” on the Stadia Controller will only work with Chromecast Ultra initially, and not with your Pixel smartphones or computers. A new video posted by Stadia's YouTube channel clearly mentions that wireless play on the Google Stadia Controller will only be available on Chromecast Ultra at launch. Well, this doesn't mean that Stadi..

Netflix Sued by ‘Panama Papers’ Law Firm Over The Laundromat Film

Mossack Fonseca, a Panamanian law firm at the centre of the "Panama Papers" scandal, has filed a lawsuit against Netflix over its new movie based on the case, accusing the video streaming company of defamation and seeking to stop the film's release. The Panama Papers, which consist of millions of documents stolen from Mossack Fonseca and leaked to the media in 2016, provoked a global scandal after showing how rich and powerful clients includ..

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