Samsung launches Galaxy S20 Fan Edition; Check price, availability | Technology News

Seoul: Samsung Electronics on Wednesday unveiled the Galaxy S20 Fan Edition (FE), the newest member of the Galaxy S20 series, starting at $699 for the 5G variant. Pre-orders for the Galaxy S20 FE 5G and S20 FE begin on Samsung.com from today and the phone will be widely available from October 2 globally and will come to India at a later date. Samsung took select features of the Galaxy S20 series, such as the super smooth scrolling display, an AI-powered camera, advanced chipset, hyper-fast connectivity, all day battery, expandable storage,…

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Microsoft Gets Exclusive License For OpenAI’s Advanced GPT-3 Language Model

Microsoft has announced that it is expanding its existing partnership with OpenAI with a new exclusive license on the artificial intelligence research company’s GPT-3 language model. This highly advanced language model offers the ability to auto-generate text for apps that is astonishingly as good as done by a human. OpenAI had recently given access to GPT-3 to a small group of developers and it is the largest language model ever trained capable of auto-generating business correspondence, as well as creative work like poetry, or advanced technical tasks like coding. Microsoft…

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Intel 11th Gen Core, Atom x6000E IoT Processors, Edge Software Hub Launched

At its recent Architecture Day, Intel announced the launch of its latest industrial processors for IoT applications. The new processors, Intel 11th Gen Tiger Lake and Intel Atom x6000E, are targeted at offering more computing power to Edge IoT applications. Alongside, Intel has also announced the Intel Edge Software Hub, aimed at offering a scalable software development environment designed in case-specific packages. The new processors, along with the software hub and industry specific packages, are designed at evolving the industrial IoT ecosystem. The 11th Gen Intel Core processors are based…

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TikTok To Ban Ads That Amplify Body Shaming

TikTok will ban ads that promote fasting apps and weight loss supplements, as part of its policy to restrict ads of products that amplify body shaming, the company said on Wednesday. The short-video app said it will also place curbs on ads with exaggerated claims in diet and weightloss products. (https://bit.ly/360QrdZ) TikTok, owned by China’s ByteDance and at the center of a political battle between Washington and Beijing, has been racing to avoid a crackdown on its U.S. operations. The Trump administration had expressed concerns that personal data…

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Samsung Galaxy S20 FE to Launch at “Unpacked for Every Fan” Event: How to Watch Live

Samsung Unpacked event invite Samsung is all set to launch the new Galaxy S20 FE today. News18.com Last Updated: September 23, 2020, 7:11 PM IST FOLLOW US ON: Samsung is all set to launch the Galaxy S20 FE aka Galaxy S20 Fan Edition smartphone today during an online event. The company will unveil the Galaxy S20 FE at 10AM ET (7:30PM IST) during the ‘Galaxy Unpacked for Every Fan’ event. The smartphone was initially rumoured to be called the Galaxy S20 Lite, and as the…

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China Targeted ISRO, Indian Satellite Communications With Constant Cyber Attacks: Study

China has long been accused of carrying out state-backed cyber attacks and cyber espionage activities against numerous nations, including India. After a recent Indian Express investigation found out about China’s state-backed cyber surveillance act against thousands of Indians, a new report by an USA-based research institute focused on China has underlined numerous cyber attacks made by China on India spanning over a decade. Of all these cyber attacks, one of the most notable ones, the study notes, was an attack on India’s satellite communications networks in 2017. Counter-space activities are…

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Google Disables Paid Chrome Extensions, Asks Developers to Monetise Using Other Means

Google Chrome paid extensions have been disabled by Google. Google will disable payments options on Chrome Web Store extensions. News18.com Last Updated: September 23, 2020, 6:31 PM IST FOLLOW US ON: Google is shutting down paid Chrome extensions offered on the Google Chrome Web Store, the company announced in a blog post on Tuesday. This means that developers who currently monetise their Chrome extensions via the Chrome Web Store payments will not be able to do so. Google said that developers will need to migrate…

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G Mobile Processor Goes Official With Improved Performance, AI Capabilities

Qualcomm announced the Snapdragon 750G will be a follow up to the 730G. (Image credit: Qualcomm) Qualcomm has announced a new 700-series Snapdragon processor, the Snapdragon 750G. News18.com Last Updated: September 23, 2020, 6:03 PM IST FOLLOW US ON: Qualcomm has announced a new processor in its 700-series of Snapdragon processors,  the Snapdragon 750G. The new chipset features an integrated X52 modem which adds support for 5G alongside improved CPU and graphics performance. The Snapdragon 750G is a follow-up to the Snapdragon 730G. Qualcomm claims that the new…

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Your Child’s Personal Information May Already be Exposed Due to Poor Cloud Safety

Cloud data storage and hosting has been an imperative part of the pandemic-imposed new normal. As more and more of us shifted to working from our homes, enterprises have steadily migrated to hosting their data on cloud servers. Of all the cloud services available across the world, Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud have been among the most popular. Now, a cyber security research study undertaken by Comparitech has revealed that a considerably large chunk of data hosted on cloud servers are not configured securely. In simpler terms, this lack…

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Amazon Launches Climate-friendly Program To Help Shop For Sustainable Products

Amazon.com Inc, the world’s biggest online retailer, announced the launch of a climate-friendly program on Wednesday to help customers shop for sustainable products, as part of its commitment to be net carbon neutral by 2040. Customers will now see more than 25,000 products ranging from grocery, household, fashion, beauty and personal electronics with a ‘Climate Pledge Friendly’ label, Amazon said in a statement. “With 18 external certification programs and our own Compact by Design certification, we’re incentivizing selling partners to create sustainable products that help protect the planet…

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Buy it Only For the Battery and Camera, But Performance is a Letdown

Sep 23, 2020 05:41 PM IST iVideos iVideos Realme Narzo 20 is a budget smartphone that offers a good design and a sturdy build. It is powered by the Helio G85 SoC, which offers middling performance that tends to be sluggish frequently. You can game on the Narzo 20, but heavy performance and multitasking is not its strength. Its display is not the best around, but gets the basic content viewing job done. Battery life is the Narzo 20’s strength, and it offers 2 days of battery life…

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Lenovo’s ThinkBook Plus Comes With an E-Ink Display For You To Scribble on

Lenovo has launched the new ThinkBook Plus in India today that comes with a unique secondary e-ink display on the lid. The notebook made its first appearance at CES 2020, and features a regular 13.3-inch display on the inside along with the 10th-gen Intel Core processor options. Now the notebook is being offered in two variants with pricing starting from Rs. 1,12,690 for the base variant and Rs 1,29,090 for the high-end version. The notebook is listed on Lenovo.com and it will be available through Amazon as well. …

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