Category Technology

White House Considering New Executive Order To Ban Huawei, ZTE Purchases

  President Donald Trump is considering an executive order in the new year to declare a national emergency that would bar U.S. companies from using telecommunications equipment made by China’s Huawei and ZTE, three sources familiar with the situation told Reuters. It would be the latest step by the Trump administration to cut Huawei Technologies […]

European Amazon Alexa Couldn’t Handle All Of Her Requests On Christmas Day

  European Amazon Alexa users were met with silence on Christmas Day. The Guardian reported that thousands of people trying to use their new, smart Christmas gift were met with a dumb answer: “Sorry, I’m having trouble understanding you right now.” Servers were just a tad busy trying to handle all of the requests from new […]

Dragon Quest XI Will Launch In Japan In 2019 (Video)

Square Enix has announced at Jump Festa 2019 that Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age S, will be heading to Nintendo Switch next year. A new trailer, which you can check out below, shows off some of the RPG’s cinematics. The Switch edition of Dragon Quest XI will feature the option to use the Japanese dub, a feature […]

Apple Responds To Complaints About Bent IPad Pro

Over the last few days, some iPad Pro owners have taken to the web to complain about subtle but noticeable bends in their iPad Pros. Of course, it goes without saying that if you spend a minimum of $800 on a brand new tablet, the last thing you want to see is an aesthetic imperfection. Apple earlier this […]

Google’s China Search Engine Project Ended Due To Dragonfly Issues

Google has been forced to shut down a data analysis system it was using to develop a censored search engine for China after members of the company’s privacy team raised internal complaints that it had been kept secret from them, The Intercept has learned. The internal rift over the system has had massive ramifications, effectively […]

Chinese Gaming Giant NetEase Sells Comics Business To Bilibili

According to the South China Morning Post Shanghai-based Bilibili, a popular anime-streaming site for Chinese millennials, announced the deal in a Wednesday statement saying that it was acquiring “major assets” from NetEase Comics including its mobile app, website, and copyrights for a large number of stories on these platforms. A representative from NetEase said in the […]

5G Smartphones Are Coming In 2019. What Does That Mean?

5G is already here, but you can’t do much to access those super-fast speeds unless you live in a specific place with a particular piece of technology. That’s about to change. Samsung and Verizon (VZ) jointly announced Monday the companies would sell a 5G smartphone in the first half of 2019. Although they didn’t say which phone […]