Can you wait four months for the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 release date? That’s the big question regarding people holding out for Samsung’s extra-big smartphone/We’re sorting through the rumors and leaked, and to do that we’ve gotten out our trusty S Pen ready to declare which are plausible and which are wishful thinking.What’s the big deal about this forthcoming smartphone? Well, the Note 9 is poised to be the massively sized update to the Galaxy Note 8, and slightly bigger and better than the Galaxy S9 an

Source: Samsung Galaxy Note 9 release date, price, news and leaks | TechRadar

Apple Inc. is planning to use its own chips in Mac computers beginning as early as 2020, replacing processors from Intel Corp., according to people familiar with the plans. The initiative, code named Kalamata, is still in the early developmental stages, but comes as part of a larger strategy to make all of Apple’s devices — including Macs, iPhones, and iPads — work more similarly and seamlessly together, said the people, who asked not to be identified discussing private information. The project, which ex

Source: Apple Plans to Use Its Own Chips in Macs From 2020, Replacing Intel – Bloomberg

China’s new richest man has chat apps and video games to thank for his massive wealth.Tencent CEO Ma Huateng is the country’s highest-ranked person on the Global Rich List published Wednesday by Shanghai-based wealth research firm Hurun Report.His estimated fortune more than doubled to $47 billion over the past year.His wealth has been supercharged by his stake of nearly 9% in Tencent (TCEHY), the Chinese social networking and internet company that he co-founded in 1998. Shares in the company, which is behind the hugely popular WeChat app, have soared more than 100% in the last year.At $540 billion, Tencent’s market value is now bigger than that of Facebook (FB) — the US company to which it’s frequently compared.

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For centuries, fireworks have been used to mark major events around the world: the births of nations, weddings, birthdays, funerals and New Year’s celebrations.
In China, the tradition of lighting fireworks to ward off evil spirits has been passed down through the generations. In the US, meanwhile, fireworks are synonymous with the country’s 4th of July celebrations. Elsewhere, Hindus use them to celebrate Diwali, while in Russia and across Europe, large displays have traditionally marked the end of wars.

WhatsApp today officially launched its new WhatsApp Business app in select markets, including Indonesia, Italy, Mexico, the U.K. and the U.S., ahead of its planned worldwide rollout. The addition of business profiles and new messaging tools aimed at business customers is part of the company’s broader plan to generate revenue by charging larger enterprises for advanced tools to communicate with customers on the platform now used by over a billion people worldwide. The WhatsApp Business app is the initial en

Source: WhatsApp officially launches its app for businesses in select markets | TechCrunch

Google Assistant is getting better day by day. The AI-powered virtual aide shows no sign of stopping as it gets equipped with yet another key feature that sets it apart from its competitors.According to a report from Android Police, you can now ask Google Assistant for help if you are facing battery issues with your Pixel 2 smartphone. The new capability was discovered when a user asked Google Assistant on a Pixel 2, running Android 8.1 Oreo developer preview, why his phone wasn’t charging properly.In response, Google Assistant initiated a troubleshooting process that included a battery health check-up, followed by scanning for particularly power-hungry apps. After exhausting all of its options, the Assistant also displayed another alternative to connect the user to Google Support via phone or chat.

Source: Google Assistant can now use its AI prowess to troubleshoot Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL

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