China fines Didi $1.2 billion for violating cybersecurity and data laws

China's cyberspace regulator fined Didi Global just over 8 billion yuan ($1.2 billion) for violating cybersecurity and data laws. The Cyberspace Administration of China said in a statement that...

Netflix's Password-Sharing Plan Has a Handy Loophole

Starting August 22, Netflix will be asking subscribers to pay an extra fee on top of their current subscription plans if their accounts are being used outside their primary home for more than two...

New documents reveal 'huge' scale of US government's cell phone location data tracking

The Department of Homeland Security used mobile location data to track people’s movements on a much larger scale than previously known, according to new documents unearthed by the American Civil...

BREAKING: Galaxy Z Fold 4 Unpacked event is on August 10, leak shows - SamMobile

Wondering when Samsung is planning on unveiling its new foldable smartphones? Wonder no more. A new leak has surfaced online ...

What Is the True Cost of Inflation? It’s Complicated

Mining more than 100,000 data points from the consumer-price index reveals some nuance. Gas, groceries and housing are the three areas where Americans spend the most. Inflation is at its highest...

What Is the True Cost of Inflation? It's Complicated

Mining more than 100,000 data points from the consumer-price index reveals some nuance. Gas, groceries and housing are the three areas where Americans spend the most. Inflation is at its highest...

Apple Supplier Warns of 'Excessive Chip Inventory'

TSMC said in an earnings call on Thursday that while its net income hit record levels, softening demand in PCs, smartphones, and other consumer segments has led to an “excess inventory in the...

The best Amazon Prime Day Deals on smartphones in the US - GSMArena.com news

Amazon's big sales event ends today, here are some of the best smartphone deals that we picked out.

Nikon to stop making SLR cameras and focus on mirrorless models

Smartphones push Japan maker to drop once-coveted single-lens reflex models

A Single Telecom Company Outage Sent Canadian Airports Into Havoc

The Rogers Communications network had a massive outage that affected millions across the country. According to Rogers, the company controls 50 percent of Canada’s customer revenue share in the...

Google's Pixel 6 Pro is $200 off in early Prime Day deal

Amazon Prime Day is tomorrow, but we're already seeing outstanding deals on a couple of desirable Pixel smartphones..

Amazon Prime Day: Everything you need to know about Amazon’s annual mega sale event

Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Amazon Prime Day are great ways to save big. You can save hundreds of dollars on every single one of your purchases. If you missed last year’s Prime Day celebration,...

iPhone 14 release

The new iPhone 14 arrives sometime this fall — iPhone 14 release date speculation suggests that the phones will appear in September — meaning you'll have a choice of new Apple smartphones in just...

Taiwan's Foxconn raises full-year outlook on strong tech demand

Taiwan's Foxconn raised its full-year business outlook on Monday. Strong sales of smartphones and servers despite concerns of slowing demand due to rising inflation. Like other global...

Xiaomi put a huge camera sensor in its new Mi 12S Ultra flagship smartphone

Xiaomi is introducing a trio of new smartphones today, and one of them comes with a pretty huge new feature: a 1-inch camera sensor, which is relatively giant for a smartphone.Everything about...

Xiaomi 12S Ultra has a Leica camera with a massive 1-inch sensor

The Xiaomi 12S Series is the company's first Leica co-branded line of smartphones, with the 12S Ultra featuring a 1-inch main sensor..

Samsung updates the Galaxy S21 series with the July 2022 security patch - SamMobile

The July 2022 security update is quickly becoming available for more Galaxy smartphones. After the Galaxy A32, A23, and S22 ...

Chip stocks hammered as Micron forecast signals waning demand

A handful of chipmakers including Micron and AMD have signaled waning demand as red-hot inflation squeezes spending. A two-year global semiconductor shortage has hit production of everything from...

Gboard's foldable-friendly split keyboard layout is now available in beta

Foldable phones have quickly pushed their way into the mainstream. While they're still a bit more expensive than smartphones with a standard, non-foldable display, they've already come a long way,...

Nothing Ear (1) ‘Stick’ seems to be coming with revamped slim case

While all attention is currently on Carl Pei’s return to smartphones, it seems there may be another product coming from Nothing. A refreshed version of the Nothing Ear earbuds has been spotted...

The best smartphones you can buy right now

Here's a list of the best smartphones you can buy right now, as chosen by Engadget editors..

Arm unveils a mobile ray tracing GPU and high performance CPUs

Arm has announced its latest CPU and GPU designs, set to power 2023's smartphones. But what do these designs mean for next year's phones?

Google warns of new SPYWARE used to hack smartphones

The spyware, created by Milan firm RCS Lab, was allegedly used by governments of Italy and Kazakhstan to spy on private messages and contacts stored on their citizens' smartphones.

Google Says ISPs Helped Attackers Infect Targeted Smartphones with Hermit Spyware

Google believes that ISPs may have helped attackers infect the Android and iPhone smartphones of high-profile victims with Hermit spyware.

Nothing's Carl Pei thinks everyone else's smartphones are boring

In an interview with Engadget, Nothing CEO and founder Carl Pei talks about the difficulties of launching a smartphone startup while also challenging billion-dollar rivals like Apple, Google and...

Apple and Android phones hacked by Italian spyware, Google says

An Italian company's hacking tools were used to spy on Apple and Android smartphones in Italy and Kazakhstan, Alphabet's Google said in a report on Thursday.

Loop says TSMC is a buy, with free cash flow set to jump and next-generation computing nearing

Taiwan Semiconductor is entering a new era for the industry from a position of strength, an analyst says. Analyst Charles Park initiated coverage of TSMC with a buy rating. Park: "We believe...

Mark Zuckerberg showed these prototype headsets to build support for his $10 billion metaverse bet

Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg showed off unfinished virtual reality headsets. The company is spending $10 billion this year on virtual reality and augmented reality. Zuckerberg: "These prototypes,...

Apple CEO Tim Cook recommends this decision-making tactic above all others: 'Your success will be sweetened'

Apple CEO Tim Cook gives advice to graduates at Gallaudet University. He says they should make decisions based more on their moral compass than any other metric. Cook: "How do you build a life...

Tech stock picks for the electric vehicle boom: UBS on EV-related stocks

UBS has named its top technology stock picks to ride the electric vehicle revolution. The global EV market will surpass the combined market size of personal computers, smartphones and servers in...

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