Paris Hilton to Build Malibu Mansion in the Sandbox Metaverse

The Sandbox metaverse announced yesterday that it has partnered with the fashion icon Paris Hilton to build her Malibu Mansion on the metaverse. Virtual Party Mansion Self-described as an...

Samsung partners with Theta Labs for upcoming Galaxy NFT ecosystem

Samsung Electronics has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with partners, including Theta Labs, to operate an NFT ecosystem for its new range of Galaxy mobile phones. The post Samsung...

Greek PM 'unaware' of prominent politician's wiretap

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s prime minister said Monday he was unaware that the country’s intelligence service had been bugging an opposition politician's mobile phone for three months,...

Telstra to address competition concerns over Optus' 5G roll-out

- Australian telecoms firm Telstra (OTC:TLSYY) Corp will address competition concerns by de-registering some radio-communications sites that interfered with Optus' plans to roll out its 5G...

Samsung Q2: operating profit up 12% YoY to ~$10.8B, revenue up 21.3% YoY to ~$59B, and chip division revenue of...

SEOUL, July 28 (Yonhap) -- Samsung Electronics Co. on Thursday reported its second-quarter net profit of 11.09 trillion won (US$8.5 billion), up 15.2 percent from a year earlier, on the back of...

Qualcomm’s Guidance Falls Short. The Stock Is Dropping

Qualcomm provided a revenue forecast for the September quarter below expectations. The stock fell in after-hours trading. Chief Financial Officer Akash Palkhiwala said the forecast was affected by...

The Next Generation of Games Will Be in AR

The popularity of the gaming world has only been increasing consistently over the years, especially as individuals look for more creative ways to socialise and interact with others. In fact, the...

Vox Media lays off 39 people amid economic uncertainty

Vox Media is laying off 39 people, less than 2% of its total staff of more than 2000. The cuts are targeted towards certain parts of the company, including some departments within Thrillist....

Vox Media lays off 39 people amid economic uncertainty

Vox Media is laying off 39 people, less than 2% of its total staff of more than 2000. The cuts are targeted towards certain parts of the company, including some departments within Thrillist....

Mark Zuckerberg tells employees Meta and Apple are in a “very deep, philosophical competition” to build AR and VR...

Mark Zuckerberg believes that Apple and his company are in a “very deep, philosophical competition” to build the metaverse, suggesting the two tech giants are ready to butt heads in selling...

Gartner forecasts chip sales growth to slow down in 2022, fall next year

By Supantha Mukherjee STOCKHOLM - IT research firm Gartner (NYSE:IT) said on Wednesday it expects global semiconductor sales growth to slow down in 2022 and fall 2.5% next year, hurt by weak...

Italy's antitrust probes Samsung over alleged unfair commercial practices

MILAN - Italy's antitrust authority said on Wednesday it had opened an investigation against Samsung (KS:005930) in Italy and two other companies over alleged misleading and aggressive commercial...

Gartner forecasts chip sales growth to slow down in 2022, fall next year

IT research firm Gartner said on Wednesday it expects global semiconductor sales growth to slow down in 2022 and fall 2.5% next year, hurt by weak sales of mobile phones and personal computers.

NFL launches subscription-based streaming service for mobile phones, tablets

The NFL has kicked off its own streaming business. “The passionate and dedicated football fans are the lifeblood of the NFL, and being able to reach and interact with them across multiple...

Thanks To Apple, Microsoft And Google, Passwords Will Finally Die

Two decades on and Bill Gates’ call for hardware to replace passwords is about to be answered, although the smart cards will be inside mobile phones and laptops and tablets rather than sitting in...

NFL Launches Its Own Streaming Service, NFL+

New platform gives users access to live prime-time national games and in-market Sunday afternoon games, but only on tablets and mobile phones.

Democrats widen scrutiny of tech over abortion data privacy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic representatives are widening their scrutiny into the role of tech companies in collecting the personal data of people who may be seeking an abortion, as lawmakers,...

Russia's Lada Niva Resumes Production After Sanctions With Even Less Tech Than Before

Russia's Avtovaz is resuming the production of the Lada Niva SUV. Production had previously been delayed back in March due to a lack of supplies caused by international sanctions on Russia. Only...

In a Post-Roe World, the Future of Digital Privacy Looks Even Grimmer

In states that have banned abortion, some women seeking out-of-state options to terminate pregnancies may end up following a long list of steps to try to shirk surveillance. Law enforcement...

The best 4th of July sales 2022: the hottest tech deals from Amazon, Walmart, Best Buy, and more

The 4th of July sales are live and mark one of the best opportunities of the summer to grab a big discount on some of the coolest tech around. We're on the lookout for deals on 4K TVs, mobile...

Why Coupons Are Harder to Find Than Ever

Jill Cataldo began cutting out coupons to save money in the Great Recession. She now has a syndicated column and a website where she writes about coupon deals. Ms. Cataldo: "There are brands that...

The EU's new universal charger policy claims to tackle e-waste

Slashing e-waste was a major driver in European Union lawmakers’ proposal yesterday to mandate a universal charger for mobile phones and other devices. But there are still a lot of other factors...

EU agrees to make common charger mandatory for Apple iPhones and other devices

EU countries and EU lawmakers on Tuesday agreed to a single mobile charging port for mobile phones, tablets and cameras. The legislation is designed to cut waste and make life easier for...

E.U. Rule Requires New Devices to Have USB-C Charging Ports by 2026

E.U. agrees new phones, tablets and laptops must have same charger by 2026. The agreement aimed to address a consumer frustration and environmental issue. It represented an unusual level of...

EU agrees single mobile charging port in blow to Apple

Apple will have to change the connector on iPhones sold in Europe by 2024 after EU countries and lawmakers agreed on Tuesday to a single mobile charging port for mobile phones, tablets and cameras...

iOS 16 lets you turn on haptic feedback for your iPhone's keyboard

Apple announced Monday that iOS 16 will let you switch on haptics when you type, meaning you’ll feel a tiny vibration every single time you press a key on your iPhone’s virtual keyboard. Apple’s...

EXCLUSIVE EU deal on single mobile charging port likely June 7 in setback for Apple - sources

EU countries and EU lawmakers are set to agree on a common charging port for mobile phones, tablets and headphones on June 7 when they meet to discuss a proposal that has been fiercely criticised...

Ford CEO Jim Farley says customers will pay 'tens of thousands of dollars' to sleep in their cars

Jim Farley says advanced driver assistance systems are something customers will be willing to pay big bucks for. Tesla's ability to charge $12,000 for its Full Self-Driving system is an example of...

Jack Dorsey outlines Block's bitcoin-centric future at first investor day in five years: 'No longer just a payments...

Block, formerly known as Square, will also be focused on CEO Jack Dorsey's long-term belief in the cryptocurrency bitcoin. "Calling Block a payments company is like calling Amazon a bookseller,"...

EA announces The Lord of the Rings game Heroes of Middle-earth

The Lord of the Rings: Heroes of Middle-earth is a new game set in Tolkien's fantasy world for mobile phones, developed…

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