Daily Archives: February 4, 2020

The PS5 price is still undecided, Sony says

We may be waiting for an official (and inevitable) PS5 reveal in the near future, but it seems Sony still hasn’t worked out all the key details when it comes to the PlayStation 5 – in particular, how much it’s going to cost. In a recent earnings call (via Spiel …

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Linux and macOS PCs hit by serious Sudo vulnerability

Linux and macOS systems have been hit by a nasty little bug in the Sudo utility, although the good news is it has already been patched. Sudo is a tool that provides a specified user permissions above their normal levels, including root (administrative) access, but by leveraging this security flaw, …

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The voicebot I’ve always wanted is in the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300

We’re getting there. Slowly but surely, the autonomous, intelligent car of tomorrow is arriving one feature at a time. The latest? Mercedes-Benz now offers the Mercedes-Benz User Experience (MBUX) intelligent assistant in the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300. This fantastic sport-utility is loaded with new technology like an augmented video overlay …

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EE is still the UK’s top-ranked mobile phone network

Early tests of the UK’s active 5G networks are promising, according to RootMetrics, with speeds of 450.9Mbps recorded on the streets of Birmingham. Testers also measured the performance of EE and Vodafone’s 5G services in London and Cardiff, with the former offering faster speeds and greater availability across the three …

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Alphabet reveals Google Cloud revenues for the first time

Alphabet has reported its fourth-quarter and full-year financial results revealing that the company’s revenue grew from $39.3bn in 2018 to $46.1bn in 2019. At the same time, the company’s net income also expanded from $8.9bn to $10.7bn over the same time period.  However, when compared to expectations, these figures were …

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Nvidia GeForce Now will let you play ray traced games on a MacBook Air

After spending years in beta, Nvidia’s GeForce Now game-streaming platform is finally available to the public on PC, Mac, Nvidia Shield and Android devices. What separates Nvidia’s service from competitors like Google Stadia, PlayStation Now and Microsoft’s upcoming xCloud service is that it’s the first service that allows you to …

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