Daily Archives: June 17, 2020

App Store and Apple Pay facing antitrust investigation

EU antitrust regulators are currently investigating Apple over its App Store and its mobile payment system Apple Pay. According to the European Commission, its investigation will look into the iPhone maker’s requirement of forcing app developers to sell to potential customers using its own in-app purchase system in the App …

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Amazon to use AI tech in its warehouses to enforce social distancing

Amazon has launched a new AI-based tracking system at its offices and warehouses in an effort to enforce social distancing among employees. The new system, called Distance Assistant, uses cameras and monitors to highlight workers keeping a safe distance in green circles while those who are too close to one …

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Google is bringing Windows and Microsoft Office to Chrome OS

Chrome OS devices could soon get full support for some of Microsoft’s most popular programs thanks to a new partnership revealed by Google . The online giant has teamed up with virtualisation experts Parallels, well-known for their expertise in helping Mac users run Windows installs, in order to enable much …

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Windows apps are coming to Chrome OS

Google’s low-cost Chromebook devices are finally getting support for fully-fledged desktop Windows applications – to a point. While Chrome OS has been able to run Windows apps for some time, users have only been able to access apps that are streamed via the cloud through a Parallels Remote Application Server. Google …

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Mobile signal blackspots could soon be a thing of the past

A village in the Welsh Valleys has become the first location in the UK to be connected to 4G through the £1 billion Shared Rural Network (SRN) programme. A deal agreed between the four major mobile operators (EE, O2, Three and Vodafone) and government was agreed earlier this year and …

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Foldable iPhone: what we want to see

We’ve been hearing rumors for years that Apple has been working on a foldable iPhone, and so far, that’s all they are: rumors. But enough have cropped up to suggest design elements and features that may come to the final device. How long Apple has been working on a foldable …

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