Nissan Enables Hands-Off Highway Driving With ProPilot 2.0

ProPilot is Nissan’s semi-autonomous driver assistance system that was already quite capable of controlling the car on its own without much input from the driver. However, drivers were required to have their hands on the steering wheel at all times. Nissan has now introduced the updated ProPilot 2.0 which enables hands-off highway driving for the first time.


More Than 176 Million Minecraft Copies Sold Worldwide

To say that Minecraft has done well for itself would be an understatement. It’s an immensely popular title, selling a huge number of copies across the globe. Microsoft has now released the latest sales figures for the title. More than 176 million copies of Minecraft have been sold across the globe, according to Microsoft.


Google’s Jump VR Platform Shuts Down Next Month

Google has confirmed that its Jump VR platform will be shut down by the end of next month. It has now started informing users that they have until then to download their data before the service shuts down for good. Google launched the Jump VR platform back in 2015.


Amazon Building Separate Warehouses For Hazardous Products

Amazon won’t be storing hazardous products in its regular warehouses in the future. According to a new report, Amazon is actually building separate warehouses for hazardous goods. The first of such purpose-built warehouses is set to open this summer. Amazon decided to take this step following an incident involving bear repellent last year. The accident took place towards the end of 2018. It involved an exploding can of bear repellent […]


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Major U.S. Carriers Say They Don’t Sell Your Location Data Anymore

The four major carriers in the United States have said that they are no longer selling users’ location data to third-party data aggregators. The carriers had previously promised to halt this practice in June of last year. They have now confirmed that this practice has stopped in a response to FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel’s request regarding an update on the matter.


LG Unveils Its Own AI Chip For Smarter Home Products

LG has announced that it has developed its very own artificial intelligence chip which will be used to make its smart home products even smarter. The chip, it says, has a proprietary LG Neural Engine which better enables it to mimic the neural network of the human brain. This will greatly improve the processing of deep learning algorithms, LG claims.


U.S. Air Force Mulling Autonomous Aircraft For Pilot Rescue

The United States Air Force is quick to respond when one of its aircraft crashes. A team is immediately dispatched to the crash site in order to secure the wreckage and rescue the pilot. However, this can often prove to be difficult for the rescue team if they’re at risk because of the terrain and weather or due to the risk of enemy fire. That ends up putting more lives […]


Android R Might Finally Bring Scrolling Screenshots

Following reports that the next major iteration of Android OS won’t have support for scrolling screenshots, it appears that this feature has been added to the docket for the one after that. Scrolling screenshots were recently marked as “infeasible” in the Android issue tracker but that decision has now been overruled, paving the way for stock Android to have this feature as well.


Smartphone App Can Help Diagnose Ear Infections Using A Paper Cone

Thanks to technology, our smartphones have come a very long way from being just a device that can make phone calls, send emails, play music, and surf the web. These days our smartphones are becoming increasingly competent where they are being used in the medical field as ultrasound scanners and also as tools to help detect Alzheimer’s.


New Google Pixel 4 Leak Hints At Button-less Design

While the Google Pixel 3 was an impressive handset in terms of its features and camera, it might not have sold as well as Google would have liked. Could Google change that with the Pixel 4? Perhaps, although it seems that the company could be going with a rather unique design that some may or may not appreciate.


Microsoft Wants To Take Pokemon GO On With Minecraft Earth

A little over a week ago, Microsoft released a teaser video which seemed to hint at the company’s plans at taking on augmented reality (AR) based games such as Pokemon GO. The trailer teased that the company would be launching an AR version of Minecraft, and sure enough they have.


Over 20,000 Linksys Routers Leaked Device Connection Histories

Our routers contain a lot more data than we would think or assume, and as such, there might be some information on our routers that some might not feel comfortable with sharing due to privacy concerns. Unfortunately, for some Linksys users, they did not really get a say in the matter.


OnePlus’ Headphone Adapter Now Costs Nearly Twice As Much

OnePlus recently launched their new OnePlus 7 Pro smartphone and by all accounts, it is an excellent handset. However, it seems that OnePlus has decided that they will not give the phone a headphone jack as they have done previously, but to make it worse, OnePlus has stopped bundling the headphone jack adapter with the handset.


2020’s Call Of Duty Rumored To Be Black Ops 5

How Activision’s Call of Duty franchise works is that every year, there will be a new title. However, every title will be developed by a different developer. So far we’ve seen studios like Treyarch, Sledgehammer, and Infinity Ward share the development of various Call of Duty titles in the past.


Patent Reveals Apple’s Radical Plan For In-Display Fingerprint Scanners

When Apple launched the iPhone X and its successors, it felt like Touch ID for the iPhone was pretty much dead, and that facial recognition is the future that Apple will be embracing. However, interestingly enough, not everyone thinks that. In fact, various patent filings in the past show that Apple is still very much exploring new approaches and applications for fingerprint scanners.


Blizzard Cautions Gamers That Some WoW Classic Features Aren’t Bugs

Over the years, Blizzard has made various changes and updates to World of Warcraft. These changes are huge and varied, and as such, the game today is very different from the game from back in the day when it first launched. As such, gamers who are looking forward to playing World of Warcraft Classic have been warned that some features of the upcoming game should not be mistaken as bugs.


World Of Warcraft Classic Will Be Launching August 27

Over the past couple of years, Blizzard has acknowledged the popularity of the vanilla version of World of Warcraft, where they have agreed to launch new and separate servers dedicated to the original version of the game. Dubbed World of Warcraft Classic, Blizzard did promise a launch in the summer of 2019, and it looks like the company has delivered.


Spotify Finally Gets Into Hardware With ‘Car Thing’

Spotify’s core business is music streaming, and while the company is more or less at the top of their game right now, music industry veteran Jimmy Iovine has pointed out in the past that companies such as Spotify are too reliant on streaming to make money, and that is apparently dangerous.


China’s Moon Rover Finds Mysterious Minerals On The Far Side Of The Moon

The dark side of the moon isn’t just the name of a Pink Floyd album from the 70s. It is also a goal of several space organizations where they are interested in finding out if the side of the moon we can’t see will be any different. China had previously expressed their interest and earlier this year, their Chang’e probe successfully landed on it.


Google Is Keeping Track Of The Things You Purchase

We’ve all bought things online before, but it seems that even if you did not buy it directly from Google or through Google, the company seems to be pretty aware of the things that you’re buying online. This is thanks to the use of digital receipts which are usually sent to your email address. If you’re using Gmail, this is how the company is tracking you.


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