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New US sanctions could slowly strangle Huawei's smartphone business

Huawei recently became the world's biggest smartphone maker, beating Samsung and Apple at their own game by offering consumers state of the art phones with amazing cameras at competitive prices.
Tags: Apple, US, Samsung, Cnn, Huawei


Fortnite / Epic Games: Nineteen Eighty-Fortnite - #FreeFortnite

Epic Games has defied the App Store Monopoly. In retaliation, Apple is blocking Fortnite from a billion devices. Visit fn.gg/freefortnite and join the fight to stop 2020 from becoming "1984".
Tags: Apple, Advertising


Report: Apple to bundle services in Prime-like ‘Apple One’ subscription

We’ve been hearing rumors Apple may try to integrate its various subscription services for nearly a year, but a report by Bloomberg today provided more information on the potential launch. According to the report, the subscription will be called ‘Apple One‘ and could launch alongside the iPhone 12 in October. The report comes courtesy of Mark Gurman, who has an excellent track record with leaks. The subscription could come in several tiers, offering higher discounts the more services you opt for...
Tags: Apple, Startups, Bloomberg, Mark Gurman, Insider, Gurman, Plugged


SENA 50R & 50S [In-Depth Review]

Buy Now wBW partners with RevZilla to keep our lights on. We may receive a commission if you purchase via our links below. Thank you for supporting us. Introduction In retrospect, I guess the title for this review should have been used for Sena Momentum EVO posting, but it fits here just as well. Sena continues moving forward with some speed, what I call a ‘bit of a tear’, evidenced by the release of these Series 50 systems – the 50R and 50S with Mesh 2.0 features, and following clo...
Tags: Google, Review, Bt, US, Siri, Motorcycles, New Zealand, Mesh, Voice, Voice Commands, Allen, Evo, BMW Motorrad, Sena, BT Group, Red Blue


Fortnite's maker sues Apple and Google after the game was removed from both app stores

The maker of Fortnite is suing Apple and Google after the tech giants blocked the wildly popular online video game, which boasts hundreds of millions of registered players, from their app stores Thursday.
Tags: Apple, Google, Cnn


Free Fortnite?

Epic Games has rejected Apple's 30% app tax. In the past Epic has owned every single partner or vendor and managed to hold on to all the value. Anyone remember Twitch? Or the streamers? Or organized eSports? Epic took the whole pie. Epic may be close to winning the next round of the entertainment advertising wars with it is in-game ads and events. Good luck, Apple!
Tags: Apple, Video, News, Epic, Epic Games, Fortnite, Street Fight


Epic Games sues Apple, antitrust lawsuit says App Store is a monopoly

Epic Games has filed an antitrust lawsuit against Apple that argues the App Store is a monopoly. Epic is asking for no damages -— that's, no money — but instead, injunctive relief that would force Cupertino to "allow fair competition." In the lawsuit, Epic claims that Google forced OnePlus to break off a deal in which a special Fortnite launcher would come preinstalled on OnePlus phones, reports Jay Peters at The Verge. [via Techmeme]
Tags: Apple, Google, Post, Business, Games, Technology, News, Video Games, Law, Tech News, Lawsuits, Antitrust, Cupertino, Fortnite, TechMeme, Jay Peters


Fortnite Creator Sues Apple and Google After Ban From App Stores

Epic Games, the maker of the popular game, provoked the tech giants by violating their policies, then released a social media campaign and lawsuits to confront them.
Tags: Google, News, App Stores, Apple Inc, Epic Games, Mobile Applications, Mobile Commerce and Payments, Computer and Video Games


Epic Games is suing Google over its decision to boot 'Fortnite' from the Play Store

Epic Games, developer of the popular video game 'Fortnite,' filed a lawsuit Thursday against Google, claiming its app store policies are anticompetitive. Google kicked 'Fortnite' out of its Play Store after Epic bypassed its ban on in-app purchases that don't use Google's own payment systems. Epic and other app developers have argued that the policy constitutes monopolistic behavior by unfairly advantaging Google. Epic also filed a lawsuit against Apple earlier on Thursday over its decision to...
Tags: Apple, Google, Trends, App Store, Fortnite, Google Epic


Fortnite Booted from Google's App Store Too

Google kicked Fortnite off its Play Store on Thursday following the unparalleled theatrics of its removal from Apple’s app store earlier today.Read more...
Tags: Apple, Google, Google Play, Google Play Store, Apps, Science, Antitrust, App Store, Fortnite, Freefortnite


Google Pulls Fortnite From Play Store, But Game Remains Available Through Other Android Sources

Just hours after Apple removed Fortnite from the App Store, Google has also pulled the Fortnite app from its Google Play Store. Epic made the same in-app changes in the Google version of the app that it made in the App Store version, allowing players to bypass Google’s in-app purchase system. Subverting the Play Store in-app purchase system is against Google’s rules. From Google’s guidelines: Developers offering products within a game downloaded on Google Play or providing access to game con...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Google, Google Play, Ipad, Mac, Epic, Rumors, Play Store, App Store Google, Fortnite, Verge Google, Samsung Galaxy Store, Google Play Store Epic


Mozilla signs fresh Google search deal worth mega-millions as 25% staff cut hits Servo, MDN, security teams

$2.5m-a-year CEO set to take a pay cut, so that's all right, then Mozilla has renewed its lucrative nine-figure deal with Google to ensure its search engine is the default in Firefox in the US and other parts of the world.…
Tags: Firefox, Google, US, Software, Mozilla


Aarogya Setu code on GitHub is ‘test backend code’, not ‘production code’, says NIC-CERT

In response to MediaNama’s queries about security vulnerabilities in Aarogya Setu, as reported by Security Brigade in their now removed blog post, NIC-CERT directed us to Security Brigade’s updated blog post which reads: “The code that was been published on GitHub was a test backend code and not the production code.” The updated blog post was written, “after consultation with relevant stakeholders [sic]”. We have asked NIC-CERT and Security Brigade to clarify if this means that all Android code ...
Tags: Travel, Google, News, Abhishek Singh, Medianama, Aarogya Setu, Aarogya Setu GitHub, Security Brigade, NIC CERT


'Fortnite' pulled from Apple App and Google Play stores over mobile payment service; Epic Games sues Apple, Google

Video game Fortnite is no longer downloadable via Apple's App Store or Google Play Store after its publisher introduced a direct payment system.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Apple, Google, Usa, News, Usa Today, Apple Google


Apple Watch And Phone Charging Station Desktop Stand For $2.99 From Amazon After $10 Off Coupon!

Apple Watch And Phone Charging Station Desktop Stand For $2.99 From Amazon After $10 Off Coupon! -Sign in and clip the  $10 off coupon on the product page. Also available in Silver  for $3.99. If you do not see the coupon, make sure you are signed in and try refreshing the page. COMPATIBLE WITH APPLE […]
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Google Business Profiles Can Now Be Updated via Google Maps, Search

Google Business Profiles can now be updated directly via Google Maps and search. Google My Business product lead Tom Pritchard said in a blog post that business owners can create posts, reply to reviews, add photos and update their business information directly via Google Maps and search. They must first sign in with the Google...
Tags: Google, Advertising, Google Maps, Tom Pritchard, Social Pro Daily, Google Business Profiles


Epic Games gets itself epically banned, launches epic Fortnite death match with Apple over App Store's epic 30% cut

Google yoinks smash-hit video game from Play store, too Epic Games, the maker of Fortnite, filed a lawsuit against Apple on Thursday accusing the iGiant of illegally monopolizing iOS app distribution and app payments.…
Tags: Apple, Software, Fortnite


No Visitors To Your Website? Try This Effective Website Design Strategy.

Countless websites are struggling with their website traffic. Can you imagine the number of competitors that you have to deal with to get noticed by your niche? These days, having a website isn’t enough. A website needs to have regular visitors to be considered a successful website. The good thing is that you have different strategies that you can implement to attract visitors. From promoting your website to publishing regular content on social media, these are some of the most effective and hi...
Tags: Google, Startups, Web Design, Css, Others, Website Development, Web Traffic, CSS Coding


'Fortnite' pulled from Apple App store, Google Play store over mobile payment service; Epic Games sues Apple

Video game Fortnite is no longer downloadable via Apple's App Store or Google Play Store after its publisher introduced a direct payment system.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Apple, Google, Usa, News, Usa Today


Google Pulls Fortnite From Play Store, But Game Remains Available Through Other Android Sources [Update: Epic Games Sues Google]

Just hours after Apple removed Fortnite from the App Store, Google has also pulled the Fortnite app from its Google Play Store. Epic made the same in-app changes in the Google version of the app that it made in the App Store version, allowing players to bypass Google’s in-app purchase system. Subverting the Play Store in-app purchase system is against Google’s rules. From Google’s guidelines: Developers offering products within a game downloaded on Google Play or providing access to game con...
Tags: Apple, Google, Google Play, Epic, Play Store, Epic Games, App Store Google, Fortnite, Verge Google, Google Play Store Epic, Samsung Galaxy Store Update


YouTube Bans Videos Containing Hacked Information That Could Interfere With the Election

As Democrats and Republicans prepare to hold their national conventions starting next week, YouTube on Thursday announced updates to its policies on deceptive videos and other content designed to interfere with the election. From a report: The world's largest video platform, with more than 2 billion users a month, will ban videos containing information that was obtained through hacking and could meddle with elections or censuses. That would include material like hacked campaign emails with detai...
Tags: Google, Youtube, Tech, YouTube Bans Videos Containing


Fortnite Booted from Google's App Store Too [Update: Now Epic's Suing Google Along With Apple]

Google kicked Fortnite off its Play Store on Thursday following the unparalleled theatrics of its removal from Apple’s app store earlier today.Read more...
Tags: Apple, Google, Google Play, Google Play Store, Apps, Science, Antitrust, App Store, Fortnite, Freefortnite


Fortnite maker Epic Games just set an antitrust trap for Apple, and Tim Cook walked right into it (AAPL)

Apple on Thursday removed the popular game Fortnite from its App Store, and in doing so, fell right into the trap set by Fortnite's maker, Epic Games. Epic set its snare by intentionally breaking one of Apple's rules, offering Fortnite players an alternative way to pay for its virtual currency than through the App Store. Apple's response of banning Fortnite is likely to help Epic win public relations battle — and served as a case in point for the lawsuit it immediately filed charging the iPhon...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Spotify, Congress, Steve Jobs, China, Trends, Epic, House Of Representatives, Tim Cook, European Commission, App Stores, Ibm, App Store


What to stream this weekend: Apple TV+ documentary 'Boys State,' Netflix's 'Project Power'

With theaters closed, new films are streaming. Out this weekend: Apple TV+ documentary 'Boys State,' Jamie Foxx and MGK's 'Project Power' on Netflix.          [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Apple, Usa, Religion, Netflix, Jamie Foxx, Usa Today, MGK


All the Easter eggs hidden in 'Nineteen Eighty-Fortnite,' the clever video Epic Games made to taunt Apple amid their heated battle over App Store rules (AAPL)

Epic Games, the company behind "Fortnite," released a video on Thursday that parodies Apple's famous "1984" television ad. Titled "Nineteen Eighty-Fortnite," the Epic Games video contains multiple Easter eggs taking swipes at Apple, the company's rigid App Store rules and at CEO Tim Cook. Details in the video also reveal Epic's carefully orchestrated plan to escalate its battle with Apple. Epic also filed suit against Apple on Thursday, alleging that the iPhone-maker engaged in monopolistic pr...
Tags: Apple, Cook, Trends, George Orwell, Epic, Tim Cook, App Store, Aapl, Fortnite, Apple Epic


Apple bans Fortnite from App Store and Epic declares war

Oh dear, oh dear, today has been very exciting for Fortnite fans. Apple has banned the game from the App Store, and developer Epic Games has now retaliated with a lawsuit. Even that’s not doing the acidity of this feud between the two justice. And now Google has also banned Fortnite from the Google Play Store. What the heck happened? Epic Games has defied the App Store Monopoly. In retaliation, Apple is blocking Fortnite from a billion devices. Visit https://t.co/K3S07w5uEk and join the fight to...
Tags: Apple, Google, Startups, Gaming, App Store, Epic Games


Apple and Google remove Fortnite from their app stores, and Epic declares war

Oh dear, oh dear, today has been very exciting for Fortnite fans. Apple has banned the game from the App Store, and developer Epic Games has now retaliated with a lawsuit. Even that’s not doing the acidity of this feud between the two justice. And now Google has also banned Fortnite from the Google Play Store. What the heck happened? Epic Games has defied the App Store Monopoly. In retaliation, Apple is blocking Fortnite from a billion devices. Visit https://t.co/K3S07w5uEk and join the fight to...
Tags: Apple, Google, Startups, Gaming, Epic, App Store, Epic Games


Fortnite for Android just got axed from the Google Play Store too

After Epic Games picked a fight with Apple over the sizable chunk of fees the company takes on transactions in its mobile ecosystem, it looks like the Fortnite developer will be waging a war on two fronts. Epic added a direct payment option to its mobile game early Thursday, prompting Apple to remove Fortnite from the App Store. Now, the Android version of Fortnite has gone missing from Google’s own app marketplace too. In a statement, Google defended the decision to remove Fortnite for breaking...
Tags: Apple, Google, Google Play Store, TC, Gaming, Samsung, Tech, Epic, App Store, App Store Google, Fortnite


Fortnite Creator Sues Apple After Game Is Banned From App Store

Epic Games, the maker of the popular game, provoked Apple by violating its policies, then released a social media campaign and lawsuit to confront the tech giant.
Tags: Apple, News, Apple Inc, Epic Games, Mobile Applications, Mobile Commerce and Payments, Computer and Video Games


What Kamala Harris, Joe Biden's VP Pick, Means For Tech (slashdot)

An anonymous reader quotes a report from CNET: After months of speculation, Joe Biden has picked California Sen. Kamala Harris to be his vice-presidential running mate in the race for the White House. The choice fulfills a pledge from Biden, the Democrats' presumptive nominee for president, to name a woman to his ticket as he seeks to unseat Donald Trump in the November election. [...] Here's what we know about Harris' stance on tech issues: A California senator and former candidate in the 202...
Tags: Google, Facebook, News, Obama, Congress, California, Washington, White House, Joe Biden, Biden, Donald Trump, Cnet, Kamala Harris, Trump, HARRIS, Sen Elizabeth Warren



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