LEGAL-NEWS-NETWORK.COM: Latest News of The Day 18:39, 05/15/2019

Japan plans for 10 billion 5G devices by adding 14-digit phone numbers

5G is expected to bring billions of new devices onto cellular networks, and they'll all need phone numbers, so Japan is making its numbers even longer.Read More...

Japan plans for 10 billion 5G devices by adding 14-digit phone numbers

Source: google.com

Japan is running out of phone numbers We've reached the point where we're running out of 11-digit phone numbers. Japan plans to release 10-billion 14-digit numbers by 2021, in response to concerns that the country may run out of its 11-digit phone numbers by 2022. The rapid ado...
21:13, 05/16/2019

Trump says he’s adding $1.6 billion to NASA’s budget WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he is adding $1.6 billion to NASA’s budget “so that we can return to Space in a BIG WAY!” Trump announced the decision in a series of tweets Monday about the budget. He says that under h...
02:13, 05/14/2019

Swisscom begins selling Europe’s first 5G phone as rival awaits devices The wait for actual 5G smartphones has ended for Europe's first commercial 5G carrier, while preventing another from earning bragging rights.Read More...
19:13, 05/02/2019

Nearly 50 million Instagram influencer accounts hit by data breach exposing their phone numbers and emails The contact details of nearly 50 million users of photo sharing site Instagram have been shared on a massive unsecured online database, according to reports....
17:00, 05/21/2019

Women in Japan are downloading Digi Police, the country's anti-groping app, in record numbers Getty Digi Police, a free smartphone app created by the Tokyo Metropolitan Police, is aimed specifically at protecting victims of sexual misconduct in crowded places. If a person faces unwanted groping on a packed subway, they can proceed to activa...
00:00, 05/22/2019

Huawei Feels U.S. Squeeze in Japan, U.K., as Phone Sales Are Suspended Mobile-phone carriers in Japan and the U.K. canceled launches of Huawei models over concerns that U.S. curbs on exports to the Chinese company will adversely affect the phones’ performance....
16:00, 05/22/2019

Trump: Japan will invest $40 billion in U.S. car factories U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday said at a rally that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told him Japan is investing $40 billion in new car factories in the United States....
02:13, 04/29/2019

Japan's SoftBank invests $1 billion in delivery app Rappi Japan's SoftBank will invest $1 billion in Colombian delivery app Rappi, marking the first move by its newly created Innovation Fund for Latin America, according to a statement on Tuesday, confirming earlier media reports....
23:39, 04/30/2019

SoftBank Corp to buy $4 billion worth of new shares from Yahoo Japan Japan's SoftBank Corp said on Wednesday it would buy 456.5 billion yen ($4.15 billion) worth of new shares to be issued by Yahoo Japan Corp, boosting its stake to 44.64 percent from 12.08 percent....
10:13, 05/08/2019

Japan Has Big Plans for a U.S. Summit. But Trump Just Wants to Talk Cars and Military Costs Few foreign leaders have tried as hard as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to establish some personal rapport with President Donald Trump. But as the two meet again at the White House and at Trump’s golf course outside Washington, the chances...
18:39, 04/28/2019

IBM Plans $20 Billion Bond Sale International Business Machines is planning to sell around $20 billion of bonds to help fund its purchase of Red Hat, adding to a busy week for corporate debt issuance....
20:00, 05/08/2019

Japan's Softbank to announce $1 billion investment in delivery app Rappi on Tuesday Japan's Softbank is expected to announce on Tuesday a $1 billion investment in Colombian delivery app Rappi, one source with knowledge of the matter said....
15:13, 04/30/2019

Australia TPG's fate tied to courts after watchdog scuppers $10 billion phone deal Australian internet firm TPG Telecom Ltd's best bet to recover from the serious blow dealt by regulators who blocked its $10 billion merger bid with a rival lies with the courts, with analysts doubting any alternative plans can succeed....
11:26, 05/09/2019

Japan's SoftBank set for small profit rise, Vision Fund IPO plans eyed Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is expected to report a small rise in its fourth-quarter profit, while investors look for details on whether the conglomerate plans to monetize its almost $100 billion Vision Fund through an IPO....
08:26, 05/07/2019

Trump plans to delay auto tariffs amid EU, Japan trade talks President Trump faces a May 18 deadline over how to proceed with his threat to slap a tariff of as much as 25 percent on imported cars and parts in the name of U.S. national security....
21:26, 05/15/2019

SoftBank Plans for Second $100 Billion Vision Fund Less than two years after the Vision Fund’s launch, the Japanese company has deployed most of its money, investing in the world’s most valuable technology companies, including Uber and WeWork....
11:39, 05/09/2019

Budweiser Brewer Plans $7 Billion Hong Kong IPO The Asian business of beer giant Anheuser-Busch InBev filed an application to list on the Hong Kong stock exchange, moving closer toward a multibillion-dollar initial public offering later this year....
08:00, 05/10/2019

SoftBank Corp to spend $4 billion to up Yahoo Japan stake, sees profit rising 24 percent Japanese telco SoftBank Corp said on Wednesday it would spend $4 billion to up its stake in Yahoo Japan Corp and turn the internet company into a subsidiary, a move that would help boost its profit by 24 percent this year....
14:00, 05/08/2019

White House plans new tariffs on $300 billion of Chinese goods U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said Friday that the U.S. formally began placing an additional $300 billion worth of Chinese goods under 25% tariffs....
08:39, 05/11/2019

US Plans To Give $15 Billion Aid To Farmers Amid Trade War: Donald Trump US President Donald Trump said on Monday that his administration was planning to provide about $15 billion in aid to help US farmers whose products may be targeted with tariffs by China in a deepening......
09:13, 05/14/2019

Schick razor owner Edgewell plans to buy shaving startup Harry's for $1.37 billion Edgewell Personal Care, the owner of Schick and Wilkinson razor brands, plans to buy U.S.-based shaving startup Harry's for $1.37 billion in a cash-and-stock deal....
14:26, 05/09/2019

Mitsubishi plans $1.4 billion rescue for plant engineering firm Chiyoda: Nikkei Japanese trading house Mitsubishi Corp and MUFG Bank plan to rescue plant engineering company Chiyoda Corp with a $1.4 billion lifeline, betting on a turnaround fueled by greater LNG demand, the Nikkei newspaper reported on Monday....
06:00, 05/06/2019

Japan’s Softbank to spend $4B to hike stake in Yahoo Japan Japanese telecoms company Softbank Corp. says it will spend 456.5 billion yen ($4 billion) to increase its stake in Yahoo Japan to nearly 45%. The company forecast Wednesday that with the additional stake in Yahoo, its revenue will rise to 4.8 trilli...
14:52, 05/08/2019

Maker of Oreos considers adding CBD to snacks Mondelez, maker of beloved cookies like Oreos, Nutter Butters, and Chips Ahoy, may be getting into the CBD industry. The company’s CEO, Dirk Van De Put, told CNBC last week about its plans to get into CBD snacks: “We’re getting ready, but we obviousl...
21:52, 05/06/2019

Nintendo is adding 'Donkey Kong Jr.' to Switch Online Nintendo keeps adding heavyweight game titles from years past to Switch Online, making the subscription service more and more tempting. Now, the service is adding three new games to its list: Donkey Kong Jr., VS. Excitebike and Clu Clu Land. They...
08:00, 05/08/2019

Chick-fil-A is thinking about adding a vegan entree to its menu Chick-fil-A is considering adding a vegan entree to its menu as investors and consumers continue to show their interest in plant-based meat substitutes from Impossible Foods and Beyond Meat....
21:13, 05/13/2019

Adding audio data helps AI navigate 3D mazes In a newly published preprint paper, researchers augmented visual data with audio data to see if it might improve AI agents' ability to navigate.Read More...
22:00, 05/13/2019

Fantasy owners must exercise caution when adding rookies When the baseball season began, the rookie talk was abundant. The White Sox signed Eloy Jimenez to a long-term deal so he could begin the season in the majors, the Rays did the same with Brandon Lowe, Chris Paddack made the Padres Opening Day roster,...
08:39, 05/19/2019

Why a teen was diagnosed with hepatitis after adding green tea to diet A 16-year-old girl developed acute hepatitis about three months after adding Chinese green tea to her daily diet, states a report in BMJ Case Reports....
20:39, 04/28/2019

Google is adding time-lapse mode to every Pixel camera Pixel phones are getting a new camera mode. Google announced today during its I/O developer conference that a time-lapse option will be coming to all Pixel smartphones. The feature is available out of the box on the new Google Pixel 3a and 3a XL, and...
23:00, 05/07/2019

Woman held in Poland for adding LGBT symbol to revered icon WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A protest is planned in Poland later Tuesday after police held for a few hours a human rights activist on allegations she desecrated the country’s most-revered Catholic icon by adding the LGBT rainbow colors to its halos. ...
11:00, 05/07/2019

AP Source: Seahawks bolster pass rush adding Ezekiel Ansah RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks are addressing one of their biggest offseason needs as veteran defensive end Ezekiel Ansah has agreed to a one-year deal with the team, according to a person with knowledge of the deal. The person spoke to Th...
09:00, 05/09/2019

Europe’s first 5G phone is already here, but it’s not the phone we expected The 5G networks are finally here, but they’re more exciting on paper than in real life. That’s because carriers are still rolling out 5G support on a market-by-market basis. Initial data speeds won’t nearly be as impressive as they ...
07:13, 05/03/2019

Razer Phone 2 vs Asus ROG Phone Review indexDesign | Display | Interface and Functionality | Processor, Memory, and Performance | Accessories | Connectivity | Camera | Call quality | Media | Battery Life | ConclusionRazer versus Asus. It’s the story of two computer manufacturers wh...
12:52, 05/02/2019

Polish Activist Detained for Adding LGBT Rainbows to Iconic Image of Virgin Mary, Baby Jesus (WARSAW, Poland) — Rights groups and government critics in Poland are protesting Tuesday after police temporarily detained a human rights activist for putting up posters depicting the country’s most revered Catholic icon with the LGBT rai...
19:13, 05/07/2019

‘Queer Eye’ Fans, Rejoice! The Fab Five Is Adding A Sixth Member Named ‘Pig Boy’ Who Bites Those Responsible For A Participant’s Self-Esteem Issues Get excited, Queer Eye fans, because the show is making an incredible new addition to the cast that’s sure to make next season the most uplifting one yet: The Fab Five is adding a sixth member named Pig Boy who bites those responsible for a participa...
18:52, 05/02/2019

California governor unveils record $213 billion budget, says $70 billion recession could hit coffers California Gov. Gavin Newsom, in his revised state budget released Thursday, proposed a record-setting $213.5 billion spending plan for the upcoming fiscal year — that's a 2% increase over his January budget....
04:39, 05/10/2019

GM Cruise autonomous vehicle unit valued at $19 billion with latest $1.15 billion funding round The $19 billion valuation comprises over one-third of GM's market value of roughly $54 billion. GM stock is up 25 percent this year, and company shares were up over 1% in morning trading Tuesday....
17:39, 05/07/2019

This state is adding free sunscreen dispensers to state beaches & parks all summer long! If you wanna have some fun in the sun this summer and keep your skin safe, looks like Rhode Island might be the ticket.        ...
22:26, 05/23/2019

I Like It When The Numbers Get Big Video games are art. Video games can tell complex stories about the nature of the soul or bring players to tears with their honest belief in heroes. They also have numbers in them. Lots of numbers. And I am a big buffoon who loves when numbers go up....
23:39, 05/08/2019

Key fob mystery: devices go dark (WKYC) There’s a mystery that’s leaving some residents in a North Olmsted, Ohio neighborhood scratching their heads. Cory Branchick says it began about two weeks ago when she noticed her key fob stopped working for her car. At first, she ...
22:52, 05/02/2019

Here is your first look at the sequel to one of the most popular wearable devices Back in March, we told you that the Xiaomi Mi Band 3 fitness tracker is selling so briskly, Xiaomi was in no rush to release the sequel. One reason for the heavy demand is the wearable's low price. Sold for $30 on Amazon, the device measures a user's...
16:00, 05/02/2019

Windows 10 is now installed on 825 million devices Windows 10 is now active on over 825 million devices worldwide, according to internal documentation spotted by Thurrott.com.While Microsoft hasn’t released any official numbers regarding Windows 10’s install base recently – and l...
12:13, 05/13/2019

Tiger's career by the numbers It was never meant to happen. And yet, it did. It was the major victory many had long since accepted would never happen again -- 3,955 days after his last major triumph....
15:39, 05/13/2019

Google I/O 2019 by the numbers In addition to its new Pixel 3 and Nest Hub Max, Google revealed a host of recent advancements in the field of Artificial Intelligence. The Assistant is getting a significant speed boost -- not just because you no longer have to say "Hey Google" -- t...
06:13, 05/08/2019

Best Wi-Fi extenders of 2019: top devices for boosting your Wi-Fi network Welcome to our list of the best Wi-Fi extenders that can make sure your wireless network reaches every corner of your home or office.In this list you'll find the very best Wi-Fi extenders which have the sole goal of boosting your Wi-Fi network, ...
19:13, 05/02/2019

Businesses still aren't encrypting their removable devices Despite the fact that unsecured data could lead to large fines under GDPR, new research has revealed that unencrypted USB devices are still widely used by businesses.According to new research from the global security firm ESET and Kingston Technology...
21:52, 05/03/2019

Which devices play Audible audiobooks but can't surf the web? Amber wants her son to be able play Audible stories but does not want him to have internet access As a child I had a cassette tape player. I could choose the music and stories I wanted to listen to alone in my room without my parents worrying about m...
10:52, 05/23/2019

The US DOC gives Huawei a 90-day window to support existing devices Enlarge (credit: Huawei) The Trump administration is working to ban Huawei products from the US market and ban US companies from supplying the Chinese company with software and components. The move will have wide-ranging consequences for Huawei's s...
01:13, 05/22/2019

Huawei to support its devices after Google Android bar Huawei will support its smartphones and tablets by providing security updates and services, it said, after Google barred it from updates to the Android operating system....
17:52, 05/20/2019

Alexa is now hands-free on all Windows 10 devices The Windows 10 app for Alexa is now able to hear and act on commands without you having to lift a finger. As noted by The Verge, the latest version of the app on the Windows Store is now able to hear the 'wake word' (Alexa, Computer, o...
16:26, 05/07/2019

Ericsson: Users expect to pay more for novel 5G devices and networks Consumers are ready for 5G, according to a large-scale study from Ericsson, and even willing to pay more for it -- the only question is how much?Read More...
11:00, 05/07/2019

'Apex Legends' is coming to mobile devices How will Respawn and EA keep Apex Legends' momentum going? Do what Epic did, apparently -- bring the game to phones and tablets. As part of a call discussing its latest quarterly earnings, EA said it would release versions of the Titanfall-bas...
06:13, 05/08/2019

Six Great Smart Devices For Your Furry Friend Are you passionate about technology? I’m pretty sure your dog is too. After all, dogs are reflections of their owners. You probably have deep conversations with Siri or Alexa in a fully tech-outfitted home, and your doggie doesn’t get anything? They ...
00:52, 05/17/2019

Oregon moves to secure smart devices The Oregon state legislature isn’t waiting for Congress to act on growing concerns about the lack of security in web-connected household appliances, such as smart assistants, security cameras, and streaming television sets, a category of devices know...
12:13, 05/02/2019

Roger Federer’s 101 Titles: By the Numbers With a win over John Isner in Sunday's Miami Open final, Roger Federer now has 101 titles. He is eight short of matching Jimmy Connors for the most in the open era....
18:26, 04/28/2019

Behind the numbers: How to calculate stock returns Many investors focus on how a stock's price changes over time, but that doesn't tell the entire story. Calculating total return is a valuable tool.        ...
22:13, 05/12/2019

Tie Your Financial Goals to Results, Not Numbers When you’re in the early stages of your personal finance journey, the majority of your financial goals tend to revolve around specific numbers:...
22:00, 05/02/2019

Man wins lottery using numbers he saw in a dream An Australian man’s lottery win is quite literally a dream come true. The East Davenport man in his 40s, who wished to remain anonymous, won a $695,000 ($1 million AU) lottery prize this month with numbers he dreamed of 13 years ago, according ...
20:26, 05/14/2019

Pentagon pursues commercial cloud for mobile devices If a US Army infantry unit, engaged in massive mechanized warfare, were suddenly ambushed by a large number of enemy fighters attacking from multiple angles -- location information or intelligence about air support would hinge almost entirely upon ti...
19:52, 05/06/2019

Nintendo announces new Pokemon game for Android and iOS devices As expected, Nintendo is bringing another Pokemon game to Android and iOS devices. The game is called Pokemon Rumble Rush and is already available for download if you have an Android device and live in Australia. Otherwise, you'll have to wait a litt...
07:39, 05/16/2019

Smart devices may have to carry labels showing how secure they are Ministers consider proposals aiming to help consumers identify which products are more and which are less secure Smart TVs and other internet-connected household devices will be made to carry labels setting out how secure they are, under proposals be...
15:00, 05/01/2019

UK mulls security warnings for smart home devices In an attempt to secure the millions of connected devices that find their way into homes in the UK, the government is considering baseline security requirements for Internet of Things products. The new rules could include mandatory labels that tell c...
16:39, 05/01/2019

Waze app gains Pandora integration on Android and iOS devices Waze, Google Maps' rival, and Pandora, the music streaming company have just announced they have teamed up to offer Android and iOS users the option to soundtrack their travel experience on mobile phones.If you're a Pandora fan, you'll now be able to...
23:13, 05/09/2019

Lenovo adds new solutions and devices to its ThinkIoT ecosystem As part of its efforts to help make businesses smarter, Lenovo announced at its Accelerate business and partner event that it is bringing new solutions and devices to its ThinkIoT ecosystem.The company's new warehouse automation solution will he...
19:00, 05/13/2019

Margot James: Devices with default passwords could be banned Digital Minister Margot James is prepared to force manufacturers and retailers' hands when it comes to selling insecure internet-connected devices, she told Sky News....
23:00, 05/01/2019

Spotify starts testing voice ads on Android and iOS devices in the US Spotify has decided to be more aggressive with its ads and announced over the weekend that it will launch voice-enabled advertisements. They are meant to encourage customers to use verbal commands to take action on the ad's content available through ...
19:00, 05/06/2019

Google unveils a fresh new look for Search on mobile devices Google unveiled a new look and feel today for the way it presents Google Search results on mobile, and the update has been regarded in a few corners now as somewhat News Feed-like. It’s easy to see why that’s the case, as the search giant...
05:26, 05/23/2019

Amazon Alexa now compatible with over 60,000 smart home devices Alexa now works with over 60,000 smart devices, making it the most widely available voice assistant on the market. According to Digital Trends, this represents a significant increase in availability, as "just one year ago, Amazon reported that t...
13:00, 05/13/2019

Microsoft’s next Surface Pen could be a smart stylus usable across all devices The next version of the Surface Pen could be a much smarter stylus capable of being used across all your devices, automatically switching between different profiles and configurations as appropriate, if a recently discovered patent (spotted by Window...
14:26, 04/30/2019

China investigates truckmaker JAC over pollution control devices Chinese authorities have launched an investigation into JAC on whether it was using unqualified pollution control devices on its truck engines, in the first such investigation by Beijing into a major Chinese automaker....
13:52, 05/09/2019

Burgeoning numbers of Cubans trying to enter US via Mexico CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (AP) — Burgeoning numbers of Cubans are trying to get into the U.S. by way of the Mexican border, creating a big backlog of people waiting on the Mexican side for months for their chance to apply for asylum. The surge over the p...
20:52, 05/13/2019

Dengue fever numbers soar on La Reunion: WHO Tens of thousands of people are thought to have caught dengue fever in an unprecedented outbreak of the mosquito-borne disease on the French overseas territory of La Reunion, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday....
17:39, 05/21/2019

The hidden numbers that show how bad Mets’ dive really is A long slump against betting market expectations often foreshadows a firing. Did the recent collapse by the New York Mets send such signals about Mickey Callaway? The answer to that is a resounding yes. After a horrible weekend in Miami, the Mets had...
19:52, 05/21/2019

Microsoft keeps hiding Azure revenue numbers, but why? CIOs want to know that they're betting on a winner, but they might already have enough data for Microsoft Azure without getting revenue numbers, too....
21:26, 04/28/2019

NFL draft in Nashville draws record numbers The NFL said Monday that more than 600,000 people attended the draft over the three days in Nashville, easily eclipsing the 250,000 who came to watch two years ago in Philadelphia....
15:52, 04/29/2019

Keep Tabs on Deliveries by Texting Yourself Tracking Numbers in iOS iOS: It’s a small trick—a tiny hack, if you will—and it’s been available on iOS for years now, but it’s worth a reminder if you don’t feel like signing up for apps or services to track incoming packages. (It’s also applicable if you know something sp...
23:26, 05/17/2019

Man uses same lottery numbers for 10 years, finally wins $100,000 A Michigan man who has been playing the same set of lottery numbers for 10 years said he finally won a $100,000 jackpot -- while he was out of the country....
20:26, 05/16/2019

Winning numbers drawn in ‘Powerball’ game ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Saturday evening’s drawing of the “Powerball” game were: 06-16-23-30-61, Powerball: 2, Power Play: 2 (six, sixteen, twenty-three, thirty, sixty-one; Powerball: two; Power Play: two) Estima...
08:39, 05/05/2019

Google renames Assistant home devices, debuts $229 Nest Hub Max Enlarge (credit: Google) At its annual developers conference, Google expanded its line of Assistant home devices and renamed the entire family. The new Nest Hub Max is the 10-inch version of the existing Google Home Hub with some added features, an...
21:00, 05/07/2019

UK government proposes mandatory 'security' labels for smart devices Most internet-connected (IoT) devices are vulnerable to hacking, and with over 40% of homes worldwide using at least one smart device, the risk of a cyberattack is high. To curtail potential risks, the UK government has proposed a new Secure By ...
04:00, 05/01/2019

Sprint's first 5G devices get a release date and some killer introductory deals Mere hours after Verizon kicked off actual Galaxy S10 5G sales and more than a month after Big Red flipped the 5G switch in parts of two markets for the Moto Z3 only, Sprint is finally following suit with a number of exciting related announcements.Th...
21:13, 05/16/2019

Best NAS devices of 2019: top Network Attached Storage for the home and office Buying the best NAS device for your needs doesn't need to be complicated and confusing, and in this guide we'll show you the very best network attached storage devices money can buy, as well as detail everything you need to consider when lo...
17:39, 05/03/2019

Google may take a page from Apple’s playbook when designing new Pixel devices When Apple began developing the iPhone, Steve Jobs famously pitted two distinct hardware and software teams against each other in an effort to ascertain an optimal design. While Tony Fadell was busy working on an iPod-inspired design, Scott Forstall ...
20:39, 05/02/2019

Add a Bunch of Extra Ports to Your Devices with These Discounted Hubs and Docks Someday everything we own will connect via a wireless connection or USB-C cable. Until then, we can all be glad to have this Sabrent USB hubs and docking station Gold Box....
14:39, 05/16/2019

Student ‘geek squads’ maintain school devices, help teachers BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — IPads and laptops are as common as paper and pencil in many of the nation’s classrooms. So are the cracked screens, stuck keys and dead batteries that go with them. For some districts, the solution is student “geek sq...
08:00, 05/10/2019

Google expands Flutter mobile app SDK to the web, desktop, and embedded devices Google's Flutter open source mobile UI framework is now a multi-platform UI framework, supporting the web, desktop, mobile, and even embedded devices.Read More...
04:39, 05/08/2019

The best cheap smart home devices and gadget deals in May 2019 Upgrade your living space into a smart home without breaking the bank with our hand-picked smart home devices that include speakers, security cameras, light bulbs and more. Create a smart home hub with these gadgets that work with Amazon Alexa and th...
05:39, 05/23/2019

Google's subscription music numbers reportedly top 15 million Even as subscription services eat up an ever-growing portion of the overall music business, Bloomberg and the Wall Street Journal report that Google's packages are not expanding at the same rate. RIAA numbers showed subscription services added m...
10:52, 05/09/2019

Winning numbers drawn in ‘5 Card Cash’ game LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Friday evening’s drawing of the Kentucky Lottery’s “5 Card Cash” game were: KS-2D-6D-8D-2S (KS, 2D, 6D, 8D, 2S)...
06:52, 05/04/2019

Winning numbers drawn in ‘Lucky For Life’ game ROCKY HILL, Conn. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Monday evening’s drawing of the “Lucky For Life” game were: 13-14-26-36-39, Lucky Ball: 9 (thirteen, fourteen, twenty-six, thirty-six, thirty-nine; Lucky Ball: nine)...
09:00, 05/07/2019

Winning numbers drawn in ‘Cash Ball’ game LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Friday evening’s drawing of the Kentucky Lottery’s “Cash Ball” game were: 08-12-18-26, Cash Ball: 9 (eight, twelve, eighteen, twenty-six; Cash Ball: nine)...
06:52, 05/04/2019

Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 3 Evening’ game LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Friday evening’s drawing of the Kentucky Lottery’s “Pick 3 Evening” game were: 0-4-6 (zero, four, six)...
06:52, 05/04/2019

Domingo German has emerged as the Yankees’ ace — and the numbers prove it Of the dozen-odd injuries the Yankees have miraculously endured this spring, the biggest one won’t be healed anytime soon.  That’s according to general manager Brian Cashman, who revealed on Sunday morning that starter Luis Severino’...
17:52, 05/08/2019

Winning numbers drawn in ‘Quick Bucks’ game LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Friday evening’s drawing of the Kentucky Lottery’s “Quick Bucks” game were: 01-06-20-22, Bonus: 5 (one, six, twenty, twenty-two; Bonus: five)...
06:52, 05/04/2019

Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 4 Evening’ game LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Friday evening’s drawing of the Kentucky Lottery’s “Pick 4 Evening” game were: 1-4-4-5 (one, four, four, five)...
06:52, 05/04/2019

Like Americans, Austrians are forgetting the Holocaust. These are the shocking numbers More than half of Austrians surveyed didn't know six million Jewish people were killed in the Holocaust, a new survey released on HaShoah found.        ...
09:00, 05/02/2019

Why Smriti Irani Isn't On Her Mother's List Of Emergency Numbers Union Minister Smriti Irani shared two heartwarming posts on Mother's Day about her mother and her mother-in-law. She said her mother chose to live life on her own terms "even when it was most......
10:26, 05/12/2019

Shady Numbers And Bad Business: Inside The Esports Bubble The mainstream narrative of esports has been lovingly crafted by those who benefit from its success. There’s big money in esports, they say. You’ve heard the stories. Teenaged gamers flown overseas to sunny mansions with live-in chefs. The erection o...
22:13, 05/23/2019

Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 4 Midday’ game LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Friday afternoon’s drawing of the Kentucky Lottery’s “Pick 4 Midday” game were: 2-7-3-7 (two, seven, three, seven)...
20:13, 05/03/2019

Winning numbers drawn in ‘Mega Millions’ game ATLANTA (AP) _ The winning numbers in Friday evening’s drawing of the “Mega Millions” game were: 08-16-22-66-68, Mega Ball: 11, Megaplier: 2 (eight, sixteen, twenty-two, sixty-six, sixty-eight; Mega Ball: eleven; Megaplier: two)...
06:52, 05/04/2019

Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 3 Midday’ game LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Friday afternoon’s drawing of the Kentucky Lottery’s “Pick 3 Midday” game were: 9-3-2 (nine, three, two)...
20:13, 05/03/2019

Factbox: Thai king's elaborate coronation by the numbers Thailand's coronation ceremonies for King Maha Vajiralongkorn on May 4-6 will be the first the Southeast Asian nation has seen in 69 years, when the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej was crowned in 1950....
11:26, 05/02/2019

PayPal Makes It Easier to Authorise Payments on Android Devices in India Android users in India can now activate the One Touch facility in their PayPal account, which keeps you signed in on that device, for quicker payments....
20:39, 05/02/2019

New Bill Would Require Agents to Actually Have Probable Cause to Search Electronic Devices at the Border Customs officials at the border don’t need a warrant or probable cause to search your electronic devices, an invasive practice that has only spiked in the last few years, resulting in a bunch of horror stories and some profoundly dumb screwups. But t...
00:39, 05/23/2019

These popular Fitbit devices can be your perfect Mother's Day gift at a nice discount While you still have almost two weeks to consider your options in terms of what could constitute a smart, thoughtful, and reasonably priced Mother's Day present, Fitbit can already hook you up with some of its most popular and well-reviewed wearable ...
16:00, 05/02/2019

Fitbit quarterly results beat Street as it sold more wearable devices Wearable device maker Fitbit Inc reported better-than expected first-quarter results on Wednesday, benefiting from higher sales of its smartwatches and wearable devices that track daily activities....
22:52, 05/01/2019

Dell Is Experimenting With Foldable Display Devices, But Don't Expect a Product Anytime Soon Folding is hot, my friends. Small phones that fold out into big tablets and small laptops that fold out into bigger tablets. First, a whole slew of phone manufacturers showed off folding phones at CES and Mobile World Congress, and last week, Lenovo ...
22:52, 05/20/2019

Google Maps' AR walking directions arrive on Pixel devices today After first showing off augmented reality directions last year, Google is finally starting to roll out the feature for Google Maps. Starting today, Pixel device owners will be able to view walking directions in AR, with arrows appearing in real world...
23:00, 05/07/2019

Fitbit results beat Street as demand for wearable devices climb Wearable device maker Fitbit Inc reported better-than expected first-quarter results and reaffirmed its full-year revenue forecast on Wednesday, as it sells more smartwatches and wearable devices that track health at affordable prices....
02:13, 05/02/2019

New approach could accelerate efforts to catalogue vast numbers of cells Artistic sketches can be used to capture details of a scene in a simpler image. MIT researchers are now bringing that concept to computational biology, with a novel method that extracts comprehensive samples — called “sketches” — of massive cell data...
11:13, 05/02/2019

The Copper Scroll Abacus: Is the Real Treasure Found In the Numbers? Even the most intriguing mysteries have a sell-by date in a 24/7 mass communications age. But one has proven itself to be more enduring since a copper scroll was unearthed on the coast of the Dead Sea in 1952. Its content has baffled and confounded t...
02:39, 05/13/2019

France's 'yellow vests' protest in dwindling numbers, some clashes French police fired tear gas in skirmishes with masked demonstrators in Lyon and Nantes on Saturday, the 26th straight weekend of "yellow vest" protests against President Emmanuel Macron and his economic reform agenda....
22:39, 05/11/2019

Garden feeders are supporting rising numbers of urban birds More than half of British homeowners feed birds, maintaining 133 speciesThe increasingly appetising buffet provided for garden birds, from sunflower hearts to suet cakes, is supporting a rising number and greater diversity of species in Britain’s urb...
22:00, 05/21/2019

On World Bee day, human activity blamed for falling pollinator numbers If you think you’re busy, then spare a thought for the world’s bees; for they, along with other insects and animals, are responsible for pollinating more than 75 per cent of the planet’s favourite food crops....
20:00, 05/20/2019

Trump: Border Patrol catching record numbers of ‘bad hombres’ A day after announcing a new immigration plan, President Trump declared that Border Patrol is rounding up “record numbers” of “bad ‘hombres’” who will be registered and eventually kicked out of the US. “The Democrats now realize that there is a Natio...
19:26, 05/17/2019

This is the first time Apple’s iPhone 11 model numbers have been spotted in public Try as Apple might, the company simply can’t keep details about upcoming iPhone models from leaking out months ahead of time. While most leaks tend to come from the supply chain, sometimes we’re able to glean information about Apple&rsquo...
20:13, 05/23/2019

Google proves that recovery numbers are crucial for account security While it may be frustrating to have to remember multitudes of passwords, have your accounts linked to your mobile number, or set up two-factor authentication, Google has released data showing just how effective some of these security techniques truly...
08:13, 05/20/2019

UPDATE 2-Fitbit results beat Street as demand for wearable devices climb Wearable device maker Fitbit Inc reported better-than expected first-quarter results and reaffirmed its full-year revenue forecast on Wednesday, as it sells more smartwatches and wearable devices that track health at affordable prices....
01:52, 05/02/2019

Amazon is holding a massive Mother's Day sale on a bunch of popular Echo devices Despite holding on to a seemingly comfortable dominant position in the global smart speaker market, Amazon must be feeling Google's pressure, once again discounting a bunch of its popular Echo devices after organizing a spring sale not that long ago....
17:00, 05/05/2019

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Voters Turn Out In Large Numbers In Rajasthan Nearly 30 per cent turnout was recorded in the first four hours of polling on Monday in 12 Lok Sabha seats of Rajasthan where two former Olympians are among the 124 candidates in fray....
09:13, 05/06/2019

"Hope My Young Friends Turn Out In Large Numbers Today": PM Modi Minutes before voting started in the fifth phase of the national election, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted asking people to come out in large numbers to vote....
05:39, 05/06/2019

Mammals that hang, swing exhibit greater differences in vertebrae numbers According to a new study, vertebrae numbers vary the most among mammals that spend much of their life hanging and swinging from tree limbs, like apes and sloths....
18:26, 05/14/2019

Golden State Warriors reach NBA Finals: Their fifth straight appearance by the numbers The Golden State Warriors are heading to the NBA Finals for the fifth consecutive season. Here is a look at some incredible numbers from their run.        ...
07:00, 05/21/2019

Congress to get act now amid reports of surging numbers at the border: ex-ICE acting director Former acting ICE director Tom Homan said on “Fox and Friends” Thursday morning that Congress needs to get its act together amid the news that over 100,000 migrants were apprehended or turned away at the southern U.S. border with Mexico in April....
18:26, 05/09/2019

Larry Kudlow argues good jobs numbers reduce inequality The White House is welcoming new jobs numbers Friday. Larry Kudlow, the White House National Economic Adviser, told reporters that the strength in jobs and wages was coming from the middle and the lower middle economic ranges. (May 3)   &#...
00:26, 05/04/2019

Bryce Harper’s offensive numbers are trending down and there’s real reason for concern Monday night’s performance was his 19th game this season with multiple strikeouts -- no other player has more than 16 -- and he’s batting .222 with a .805 OPS entering Tuesday’s contest....
18:26, 05/14/2019

Millions of Chinese-made devices, including baby monitors, vulnerable to hacking: study Two million home security cameras, webcams, electronic doorbells and baby monitors are vulnerable to spying and hacking, according to Paul Marrapese, an independent security expert from California who found security flaws in 140,000 devices in the Un...
20:00, 05/03/2019

'Pervasive' knife crime in Britain reaches record numbers The UK is grappling with a record number of stabbings. One man may have the solution. Nathan Rousseau Smith has the details.        ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

How to Tap Less on Your Phone (but Get More Done) Most of us spend hours each day tapping the glass of our smartphones. But what if you could do just as much — maybe more — and give your fingers a break?...
18:52, 04/28/2019

What’s a flagship phone anyway? Recommending phones used to be easy. A few years ago, if a friend was coming to the end of their contract and needed to pick a new model, I’d tell them to grab the newest iPhone or Samsung Galaxy S-whatever. Now, it’s a lot more nuanced, and the top-...
23:13, 05/21/2019

The truth about whether your phone is spying on you Almost everyone has an eerie tale to tell. Perhaps you’ve been talking to a friend about an island vacation, when suddenly deals for the Maldives or Hawaii pop up on your Facebook feed. Or you are talking to your co-worker about yard renovations when...
23:00, 05/21/2019

The Samsung Galaxy S10 5G is the US’ first 5G phone To-scale pictures of the S10 lineup. The 5G version is huge! [credit: Phone Arena ] Samsung and Verizon are introducing the first 5G smartp...
22:39, 05/16/2019

The best bike phone mount By Amy Roberts This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. Read the full guide to bike phone mounts. Us...
20:13, 05/19/2019

These are the best PopSocket phone grips we've seen The best PopSockets aren't just about finding an easy way to hold your phone – they also help you show off what you care about, or just look great.For those who don't know, PopSockets are accessories that you stick to the back of you...
19:13, 05/02/2019

These Are the Only Push Notifications You Should Allow on Your Phone Our smartphone apps are constantly clamoring for our attention—whether it’s a high score that needs beating or a group chat that needs responding to, there’s often a constant stream of pings and buzzes to distract us. Take a closer look and so many o...
16:39, 05/14/2019

Asus ROG Phone Review The gaming phone is hardly a new concept, and Asus’ ROG Phone is but only the most recent example. Being the new kid on the block does have its perks, though. Not only has Asus gained the experience from devices that came before the ROG Phone, but th...
12:52, 05/02/2019

The best O2 phone deals in May 2019 O2 has been killing it with deals recently, we've been seeing some of our absolute favourite offers coming up with this provider in the start of 2019. While offers from O2 themselves aren't too strong, 3rd party retailers (like Mobiles.co.u...
11:52, 05/01/2019

How to Return a Lost Phone You stumble across a lost phone, maybe in a bathroom or in the back of a cab. You feel bad for whoever lost it — that could be you someday! — but don’t know how to reunite it with its owner. Here’s how....
18:52, 04/28/2019

Palm Phone Review Palm’s back into the fold, being brought back to life after Chinese maker TCL, the same company that bought the rights to manufacture BlackBerry smartphones, purchased the Palm trademark from HP back in 2014. Even though the brand has been resurrecte...
12:52, 05/02/2019

Japan Is Getting a New Emperor. Here’s What to Know About Him An Osaka restaurant has a new menu item: pizzas that spell out the characters “rei” and “wa” with cheese. They aren’t the only ones celebrating the name of Japan’s new imperial era. Baristas are spelling it out in ...
08:39, 04/30/2019

AT&T just made it possible to pay your phone bill with bitcoin Have some spare bitcoin kicking around? You can put it toward your phone service. AT&T says it has become the first big US wireless carrier to accept cryptocurrency for online phone bill payments. Choose the BitPay option at MyAT&T and you ca...
21:26, 05/23/2019

Power Everything From a Phone to a Fridge With This $105 Battery It should be pretty clear from the picture, but this isn’t your average, pocket-sized USB battery pack. No, this lithium-ion power station includes USB ports, plus an AC and a DC outlet, and can charge laptops, drone batteries, medical devices, mini ...
04:13, 05/08/2019

The Huawei Mate 30 Pro could have the best display we've seen in a phone We don't know much about the Huawei Mate 30 Pro yet, since we're not expecting it for a few months, but a new specs leak has given us some important pieces of information about the handset.The leak comes from a tweet (which you can see belo...
11:26, 05/07/2019

The Best Board Game You Can Play On Your Phone Phones are of course great to play actual video games on, but they’re also quietly one of the best platforms around to play digital adaptations of board games as well, whether you’re after traditional fare like Monopoly or something more recent, like...
03:26, 05/07/2019

Google reveals why it should really, really have your phone number Love it or leave it, two-factor authentication works. It is cumbersome, requires extra steps, but cuts down on hacking and fishing significantly. Google's approach with a recovery phone number for your account works wonders, too, and the company coll...
11:52, 05/20/2019

YOUR MONEY-Should you pay to stop phone spam? If your phone log is anything like mine, the list of incoming scam calls makes it look like you work for the State Department: Sri Lanka, Lithuania, Russia, Bosnia, Benin, Croatia and Sierra Leone. And if you are anything like me, the thought that ma...
14:39, 05/15/2019

Apple will now let you know when it downgrades your phone's performance In 2017 Apple admitted it throttles performance speeds on older iPhones, such as the iPhone 6 and iPhone 7, in order to optimize battery performance on the aging devices, but now Apple has promised that it will actually let people know before it does...
11:26, 05/23/2019

How Do I Move Messages From an Old Android Phone to a New One? Welcome back to Lifehacker’s weekly tech-advice column, Tech 911. As always, I want you to email me any and all struggles you’re having with your gear—whether you can’t decide what to buy, can’t connect one thing to another, can’t tell why that thing...
16:39, 05/03/2019

FCC set to let phone companies block more robocalls U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai on Wednesday proposed allowing phone companies to block unwanted "robocalls" by default in a bid to reduce the flood of nuisance calls from telemarketers and scammers....
23:13, 05/15/2019

The best EE phone deals in April 2019 EE Phone deals are one of the best options with a UK network, here's why. Having built its reputation around being the UK's fastest 4G network, an accolade they wear with pride and one that encourages many to switch to this super popular ne...
13:52, 04/30/2019

The Must-Have When Reporting on Disasters: A Satellite Phone Thomas Fuller, San Francisco bureau chief, knows you cannot rely on cell networks during earthquakes, wildfires and other breaking news catastrophes....
19:52, 05/22/2019

The first 5G phone in Europe was unexpected - and here's what it means for you We're finally starting to see 5G phones make their way to Europe, after networks and phones became available in the US and South Korea in April, but the race to release the first 5G phone in Europe was a tight one.In the end the top three conten...
01:26, 05/05/2019

Huawei's first phone with a pop-out camera is now official Over the past year or so Huawei has welcomed the notch with open arms. Nowadays, though, most companies are looking for ways to remove it and, as it turns out, Huawei is no different.Two-tone design and a huge displayCalled the Huawei P Smart Z, the ...
00:26, 05/09/2019

Before you shell out the big bucks for a 5G phone, you need to check out this map first AT&T and Verizon currently are the only carriers offering mobile 5G in the states. AT&T's 5G network covers 19 markets and while it has set U.S. speed records by peaking at 2Gbps, it is available only through the Netgear Nighthawk 5G mobile hot spot....
11:52, 05/15/2019

This Giant, $13 Mouse Pad Even Props Up Your Phone “Why don’t they just make the whole desk out of mouse pad,” I’m sure you’ve asked yourself countless times. Now, you can cover nearly six square feet of your workspace with soft-touch padding for just $13 by using promo code L2363MVO at checkout. It ...
23:39, 05/08/2019

Your money: Should you pay to stop phone spam? If your phone log is anything like mine, the list of incoming scam calls makes it look like you work for the State Department: Sri Lanka, Lithuania, Russia, Bosnia, Benin, Croatia and Sierra Leone.......
17:26, 05/15/2019

HTC wants to launch ANOTHER blockchain phone this year Taiwanese mobile phone manufacturer HTC is reportedly planning to launch another blockchain phone before the end of 2019. Phil Chen, HTC’s Decentralized Chief Officer, announced the intention during a keynote speech at an investment forum event held ...
18:13, 04/29/2019

I unlocked a stranger's car with my phone and drove off, and I want to do it again This is a re-published article that we've picked as one of our favorites of the last year from our suite of TechRadar Originals'.I don't have the keys, and I never will. I don't know the owner, and I'll never meet them. This ...
18:26, 05/05/2019

A 'love match' that won over Japan In the late 1950s, royal wedding fever swept Japan. Then-Crown Prince Akihito had fallen for literature graduate Michiko Shoda, whom he met on a tennis court in 1957 in a fateful encounter that came to be known as the "love match."...
19:26, 05/04/2019

Japan's Banks Are About to Get Even Feebler Japan’s banks are the weak link in its economic framework. If the government goes ahead with its tax increase, the problems will only get worse—and there is nothing the BOJ can do about it....
12:13, 05/17/2019

Japan's Emperor Abdicates Emperor Akihito bid farewell after 30 years, as his son prepared to assume the Chrysanthemum Throne at midnight following the first abdication by a Japanese emperor in more than 200 years....
16:52, 04/30/2019

What It's Like to Raise Kids in Japan Shima and Jenny live in Tokyo with their two young daughters, Velvet Jean and Birdie Moon. Shima was born and raised in Japan, while Jenny grew up near Chicago and moved to Japan 10 years ago. I spent a day with the family to learn about all that is ...
19:39, 05/15/2019

Get the world's best smartphones with these £24/pm mobile phone deals If the past year or so has proved anything, it's that a phone price of over £1,000 is the new normal. Keeping up to date with the latest and greatest phones has become a costly investment many are no longer willing to make.But luckily, ther...
21:52, 05/03/2019

This Will Be the First Phone to Ship With Next-Generation Google Assistant The next-generation Google Assistant will launch first on Google's next flagship Pixel phone series in fall 2019, before coming to the Pixel 3 series and other smartphones....
08:52, 05/09/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro deals become the first commercially available 5G phone to pre-order In the thrilling race to become the first network to provide 5G speeds for the UK, EE has snuck in to seize first place - not that we expected anything less from the UK's fastest 4G network!And to kick off this new world of blisteringly fast pho...
14:00, 05/22/2019

Honor 20 Pro hands-on: You’ll forget it’s not a flagship phone Ever the pragmatist, my grandma always told me that a "third-class ride was better than a first-class walk." That may not be the case when it comes to dirt-cheap smartphones, which can be so bad that you almost prefer no phone at all. Compa......
17:52, 05/21/2019

Yes, Google is working on foldable phone prototypes too In interviews leading up to this week's Google I/O event, the head of Google's Pixel division faced questions about foldable devices. Talking to CNET, Mario Quieroz acknowledged "We're definitely prototyping the technology. We've ...
06:13, 05/08/2019

Huawei blockade: do I need to stop using my Android phone? Google has cut off Huawei from its Android services because of Trump’s blacklist, but what does that mean for your phone? Trump’s blacklisting of Huawei in the escalating trade war between the US and China is now starting to cause significant issues ...
13:52, 05/20/2019

Is this soon-to-be-announced handset the fastest Android phone? Benchmark tests are run on smartphones to assess the relative performance of a handset. Manufacturers use these tests to see how a new OS build or a different chipset affects the device in question. Smartphone fans like to run these tests to see whic...
16:00, 05/02/2019

Here’s a list of every phone compatible with Android Q beta 3 A report claimed in the weeks preceding I/O 2019 that Google would make the Android Q beta available to a large number of non-Pixel devices, which is great news to any Android user looking to test Google’s latest operating system as fast as pos...
14:13, 05/08/2019

Google says services on Huawei phone still will function BEIJING (AP) — Google is assuring users of Huawei smartphones the American company’s services still will work on them following U.S. government restrictions on doing business with the Chinese tech giant. Google said Monday it is complying with ...
11:26, 05/20/2019

Your phone is spying? The truth behind the strange phenomenon Almost everyone has an eerie a tale to tell. Perhaps you’ve been talking to a friend about an island vacation, when suddenly deals for the Maldives or Hawaii pop up on your Facebook feed. Creepy or coincidence? Was your smartphone eavesdropping on yo...
20:52, 05/20/2019

Trump Accuses the FBI of Treason Because He's Up Early and No One Took His Phone The president’s son-in-law only has one job: to make sure he knows where Trump’s phone is at all times so that the tweeter-in-chief can’t recklessly post random, hate-filled messages without White House approval. As with most things Jared Kushner, it...
21:39, 05/17/2019

Pixel 3a XL review: the cheaper Google phone to buy Great camera, top software, OK battery and performance, in a plastic body that’s a bit too wideWith a price-tag of £469, the Pixel 3a XL tries to offer the best of Google, but costing £400 less than its top-end siblingThe bigger brother of Google’s o...
14:39, 05/17/2019

Rare Earths, the U.S.-China Trade War and Your Phone U.S. President Donald Trump’s threat to cut off the supply of chips and processors to Huawei Technologies Co. is hitting China’s biggest tech company where it hurts – its dependence on other nations for the semiconductors and software in smartphones ...
00:52, 05/21/2019

The phone with the biggest battery in the world has been canceled The Energizer Power Max P18K Pop was announced at MWC 2019 back in February as the smartphone with the world’s biggest battery. But just two months later, the product has been officially canceled.The company behind Energizer’s recent devices, Avenir ...
16:00, 05/02/2019

Bad news for anyone who wanted that ridiculous Energizer phone Hello! Cast your mind back a few months to February, when we encountered a ridiculous Energizer-branded smartphone at MWC. Measuring several inches thick and packing a bonkers 18,000 mAh battery, it was easily the most memorable gadget from the show....
19:26, 04/30/2019

HTC will release a cheaper blockchain phone later this year HTC is dead serious about its foray into crypto-phones. Today, the Taiwanese company announced the Exodus 1s, a cheaper version of the Exodus flagship that was launched last year. We don't know much about the mid-range device beyond its price --...
21:39, 05/11/2019

HTC is launching a cheaper version of its blockchain phone HTC isn't giving up on its blockchain phone strategy: following on from the Exodus 1 that launched late in 2018, the company has revealed a cheaper version of the phone is going on sale later this year.We don't have many details about the h...
12:26, 05/12/2019

Tech We’re Using: The Must-Have When Reporting on Disasters: A Satellite Phone Thomas Fuller, San Francisco bureau chief, knows you cannot rely on cell networks during earthquakes, wildfires and other breaking news catastrophes....
18:52, 04/28/2019

How to Make Your Phone Limit Your Screen Time for You The latest iPhone and the newest version of Google’s Android come with tools to limit how much time you stare at your screen. Here’s how to make them useful instead of nags you’ll eventually turn off....
18:52, 04/28/2019

Pixel 3a review: the people’s Google phone? Great camera and software make a bargain, let down only by middling performance and battery Google’s latest phone, the Pixel 3a, offers the firm’s fantastic camera and software for less than £400, cutting a few corners on the way.The pitch for the Pi...
15:39, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. FCC set to let phone companies block more robocalls U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai on Wednesday proposed allowing phone companies to block unwanted "robocalls" by default in a bid to reduce the flood of nuisance calls from telemarketers and scammers....
22:39, 05/15/2019

Best camera phone 2019: the top smartphone snappers around Picking the best camera phone in 2019 has gotten harder, with new front-runners in recent months, including Google, Huawei and Samsung. Surprise, they're all better than iPhone when it comes to taking photos. Apple's competition has caught ...
11:39, 04/29/2019

HTC finally announces its first phone for 2019, but most people won't want it Sure, HTC has sort of disappeared from the mainstream smartphone market although a new mid-range model was recently spotted on a benchmark site. And yes, it will have a 5G phone that is expected to be unveiled in the second half of this year. In fact...
06:13, 05/12/2019

I think OnePlus peaked with this phone, and nothing since comes close to heart It was November 2017, and the world of mobile was gearing for a well-deserved winter hibernation as all of the important devices had already been released. And rightly so - 2017 will go down in smartphone history as the year that injected devices wit...
18:13, 05/13/2019

Energizer's Gigantic Battery Phone Just Ran Out of Juice Earlier this year, the Energizer Power Max P18K Pop made a splash at Mobile World Congress thanks to its massive size and 18,000mAh battery. But while everyone wants better battery life on their smartphones, it turns out no one wants it so bad that t...
17:39, 04/30/2019

HTC’s new $300 blockchain phone will double as a Bitcoin node Taiwainese mobile phone manufacturer HTC is launching a more affordable blockchain phone with full Bitcoin node capabilities. Originally announced last month, the Exodus 1S will be launching in Q3 this year and will have an extra SD card to support i...
10:39, 05/13/2019

Huawei's 5G phone just got dropped by two major UK carriers The Huawei Mate 20 XOver the course of the past few days, multiple companies have cut ties with Huawei. This, in turn, is starting to affect the brand’s smartphone sales across Europe. And now, two major UK carriers have put plans to release Huawei’s...
23:13, 05/22/2019

| World's first 5G phone released in South Korea Samsung Electronics on Friday released the Galaxy S10 5G, the world's first available smartphone with built-in fifth-generation communications technology, as South Korea seeks to build a lead in the transformative system....
18:26, 04/28/2019

Nice to meet you, Pixel 3a, even if you were the most leaked phone ever We asked you last week if you still felt excitement when the Google Pixel 3a and 3a XL phones were announced in the flesh, or whether all the leaks building up to them somewhat took it away despite the excellent value-for-money ratio. Just 17% of our...
18:13, 05/13/2019

What’s at Stake in U.S.-Japan Trade Talks More than two years after U.S. President Donald Trump walked away from a regional Asia-Pacific trade agreement, the U.S. and Japan -- the world’s largest and third-largest economies -- are negotiating a deal of their own. Both sides insist they want ...
22:26, 04/29/2019

Yokai Watch 4 has been delayed again in Japan. Yokai Watch 4 has been delayed again in Japan. Originally slated for winter 2018, the Nintendo Switch game was delayed to June 6. Now it is scheduled for June 20 to improve quality. No word yet about an international release....
12:52, 05/16/2019

PM Abe says Japan wants to develop ties with Iran Japan would like to maintain, and develop, its traditionally friendly ties with Iran, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Thursday....
05:39, 05/16/2019

Japan Surprises With 2.1% Growth, but It's Not All Roses The Japanese economy unexpectedly grew in the first quarter of 2019 supported by government spending, although there were some worrying signs connected to the U.S.-China trade dispute....
22:00, 05/20/2019

Shinzo Abe? That’s Not His Name, Says Japan’s Foreign Minister The minister, Taro Kono (or Kono Taro, if you please), says the Western news media should respect Japanese tradition and put the surname first. It’s unclear if his request will gain traction....
16:52, 05/22/2019

China vs. India vs. Australia vs. Japan Chinese stocks have been under-performing, but what about India, Japan, Australia? Watch our Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast editor Mark Galasiewski explain why he sees the light at the end of the tunnel for several regional markets....
14:52, 05/01/2019

Epson's $500 smart glasses are literally powered by your phone Smart glasses have been kicking around for more than half a decade now, so it's a bit jarring when a new model is released and they look, well... ugly. Google has already demonstrated that it's possible to build a pair without bottle-thick ...
15:26, 05/08/2019

Best phone for gaming 2019: the top 10 mobile game performers The best gaming phones in 2019 have become a big surprise. We now have dedicated gaming phones with souped-up specs to help improve gaming experiences, while others in this best gaming phones list are just the outright best phones.Beyond any fancy ga...
16:26, 04/29/2019

Watch Motorola's upcoming RAZR phone fold up It's no secret that Motorola is working on a foldable phone. According to Sina Tech, Lenovo shared a video with media today that shows the new, RAZR-like phone in action. The video offers a glimpse of the device folding in half and opening flat....
21:13, 05/16/2019

Your best broadband, phone and TV deal just got even easier to find thanks to Ofcom It's about to get easier to get the ultimate deals on broadband, TV and phone offerings, following new rules announced by Ofcom. A whopping 20 million people could benefit and one of those might be you.The new requirements mean that broadband, T...
15:52, 05/16/2019

Trump Administration Says It Is Waiting 'by the Phone' for Iran to Call Tensions between the U.S. and Iran appeared to ease after two weeks of crisis, as the White House tamped down talk of conflict and renewed a conditional offer to Tehran of diplomatic negotiations....
05:13, 05/18/2019

This brand new Android flagship phone is even cheaper than the OnePlus 7 OnePlus unveiled the OnePlus 7 series last week, which includes two affordable flagships: The regular OnePlus 7 and the OnePlus 7 Pro. The latter is more expensive than previous OnePlus phones, but is still a lot cheaper than all the other flagships ...
02:26, 05/22/2019

Huawei just patented a phone with a very unique notch solution The notch is perhaps the most controversial smartphone design feature ever. It’s present on Samsung and Motorola’s mid-rangers, LG’s flagships, Apple’s 2019 iPhone XR, and most of Huawei’s recent smartphones. But in the hope of removing it, the latte...
17:00, 05/08/2019

One app update could make the battery on your Android phone last longer In theory, the ability for mobile apps to run in the background is a welcome one. It’s a pain to have to fully reload an app every time you want to use it, and background apps have made this issue mostly obsolete. But this functionality occasio...
02:13, 05/18/2019

Teens go Stringer Bell on their phone-restricting parents All the teen's burnersIf you restrict it, it becomes more desirable, that's the adage parents worldwide have to deal with, but it is especially true for phones now, as they have become the lifeblood of teen communication. After all, social networks a...
17:13, 05/15/2019

Coolpad Legacy first look: Android phone that performs far above its $130 value price Flagship smartphones today exceed $1,000 and for many people these high prices might be justified. Thankfully, companies like Coolpad continue to offer affordable alternatives and after a few days with the Coolpad Legacy it's going to be tough to jus...
21:13, 05/13/2019

Google improved Android Auto by making it act more like your phone Every year, Android gets a chance to reinvent itself on smartphones with new features and new design flourishes. The same can't be said of Android Auto, Google's phone-powered in-car interface: It's tremendously helpful for drivers, an...
02:26, 05/09/2019

With a true 5G phone now available, Verizon's next-gen network hits a milestone Back in March, AT&T's real mobile 5G network (not the 5G Evolution service which is really LTE-Advanced) was the first in the U.S. to hit a download data speed of 1Gbps. Roughly six weeks later, the network hit a fresh peak with a download data speed...
03:52, 05/17/2019

PSA: Update WhatsApp now to prevent spyware from being installed on your phone WhatsApp, the messaging app used by more than 1.5 billion worldwide, says it’s patched a critical security vulnerability which allowed attackers to secretly infect phones with malicious spyware by just calling phone numbers over an in-app audio call....
16:52, 05/14/2019

De Blasio says inmates will get free phone calls from jail They’ll never have to drop a dime again. City jailbirds no longer have to pay to make calls from the slammer — in a move that will cost taxpayers $8 million a year, officials announced Wednesday. Under a new law spearheaded by City Council Speaker Co...
15:00, 05/02/2019

China Mobile’s bid to offer US phone service rejected NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. communications regulators are rejecting a Chinese telecom company’s application to provide service in the U.S. due to national-security risks amid an escalation in tensions between the two countries. The Federal Communicati...
18:00, 05/09/2019

David Beckham banned from driving for using phone behind the wheel A prosecutor said a member of the public spotted the former soccer star holding a phone while driving through central London on Nov. 21.        ...
23:26, 05/09/2019

David Beckham gets six-month driving ban for using phone at wheel: BBC Former England soccer captain David Beckham was banned from driving for six months on Thursday after admitting using his mobile phone while driving, the BBC reported....
17:00, 05/09/2019

Ban it like Beckham: Phone costs soccer star right to drive LONDON (AP) — David Beckham has been banned from driving for six months for using a mobile phone while behind the wheel of his Bentley. A prosecutor said a member of the public spotted the former Manchester United and England soccer star holding a ph...
16:39, 05/09/2019

Save on the Headphone Stand That Charges Your Cans (and Your Phone, Too) Twelve South’s Fermata is the headphone charging stand for the age of Bluetooth. The stand has a short (i.e. non-tangling) microUSB cable built right in for your headphones, plus an extra USB port for your phone, tablet, or anything else that charges...
23:52, 05/09/2019

David Beckham gets six-month driving ban for using phone at wheel Former footballer pleaded guilty after a member of the public spotted the offenceDavid Beckham has been banned from driving for six months for using his mobile phone while driving his Bentley in the West End of London.The football star, 43, previousl...
21:13, 05/09/2019

What does European Parliament actually do? One clue lies in your phone bill With the European parliamentary elections just weeks away, one of the biggest challenges for MEPs is communicating to voters what exactly they do. Phone roaming charges are a good place to start....
18:13, 05/13/2019

Latest HTC leak points towards outdated design on next phone The HTC U11+An unannounced HTC smartphone has been making appearances all over the web these past few months, and now the device has been certified in the brand’s home country of Taiwan. Typically, these filings don’t reveal much, but this isn’t the ...
18:13, 05/21/2019

Samsung to make a decision on its troubled $2k phone in ‘days’ Samsung is still deciding when — and perhaps whether — to launch its troubled $2,000 folding phone. Samsung’s chief executive says the Korean electronics giant will soon decide when to the launch the device, which has been held up after multiple repo...
22:52, 05/09/2019

WhatsApp discovers spyware that infects with just a phone call WhatsApp says a vulnerability in the popular communications app let mobile phones be infected with sophisticated spyware with a missed in-app call alone. The Facebook subsidiary says “an advanced cyber actor” infected an unknown number of...
07:13, 05/14/2019

Sprint phone subscriber losses greater than feared Wireless carrier Sprint Corp on Tuesday reported greater-than-feared losses in phone subscribers who pay a monthly bill, as the company struggled to keep customers from going to larger rivals....
22:52, 05/07/2019

Not "English Gentleman": Goa Minister After Knocking Off Officer's Phone A day after a video in which a visibly irritated Goa Deputy Chief Minister Vijai Sardesai knocked a mobile phone from a government officer's hand went viral, the politician said on Tuesday that he is......
00:39, 05/08/2019

Save 30% On a New Case For Your Phone or Tablet, Courtesy of Speck If you’ve beaten your current phone or tablet case all to hell, you can treat yourself to a new one from Speck during their big Memorial Day sale. For a limited time, they’re marking down every case they sell by 30%, plus free shipping on all orders....
20:52, 05/23/2019

Senators propose legislation to protect your phone at the border For years, US border agents have been demanding access to digital devices as people pass into and out of the country. The practice has raised red flags and lawsuits, and the number of searches has spiked under the Trump Administration. Last month, th...
17:52, 05/23/2019

Google I/O 2019 Preview: So Much Bigger Than Android on Your Phone Alongside search, Android is one of the core pillars of Google’s success. It’s found on over a billion devices, and it’s often the first place to find new products like Google Assistant, AI-powered image recognition, and more. But at the same time, A...
16:39, 05/06/2019

The Pixel 3a is a completely new kind of a budget Android phone Just like that, the Google Pixel 3a is here and it has changed affordable Android phones in one fell swoop.And I don't mean this lightly: the Pixel 3a is a monumental change and it could become the one phone you can safely recommend to everyone this ...
01:52, 05/08/2019

Google’s new Assistant is so fast that ‘tapping to use your phone would seem slow’ Google Assistant is pretty fast, but it’s hardly as conversational as a real person. That’s in large part because using the Assistant requires a constant connection to the cloud, where a server sorts through 100GB worth of AI models, and beams the re...
05:52, 05/08/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro phone launch: massive screen and pop-up camera New model joins cheaper OnePlus 7 as Chinese firm goes after Samsung and Huawei Having made a name for itself for cut-price top-spec phones, OnePlus now has its sights set on the Samsung Galaxy S10+ and Huawei P30 Pro with its new OnePlus 7 Pro.Costi...
18:52, 05/14/2019

Vimble S Phone Stabilizer allows you to capture unshaken videos Introduction: Vimble S phone stabilizer serves as gimbal for you smart phone. It is enough clever to stabilize your mobile no matter how considerably you move your hand. It is an intellectual monopod and readjusts itself without shaking the mobile ph...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Hit by an arrow, mobile phone dies saving Australian man An Australian man had a lucky escape while confronting a man armed with a bow outside his home, as a loosed arrow pierced the mobile telephone he was holding to take a photograph of the incident, Australian police said on Thursday....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Huawei’s Honor 20 highlights how phone layouts are evolving Huawei today teased some features for its upcoming Honor 20 series, and the side-mounted fingerprint reader highlights how phone layouts are evolving.Read More...
01:13, 05/11/2019

Conor McGregor phone-smashing charges dropped Conor McGregor may have just bought himself one of his biggest wins. Prosecutors announced that phone-stomping charges against the retired UFC champion were being dropped — after the British victim said he “had been made whole” by a civil-suit ...
16:39, 05/14/2019

The Pixel 3a turned out the most leaked phone in history, was that a buzzkill for you? From the complete specs sheet to the final naming scheme, and even lengthy review videos, we've known all about the Pixel 3a and 3a XL phones many months before Google took the stage to introduce them this week.First, an alleged Pixel 3 Lite turned u...
18:00, 05/10/2019

The Latest: Qualcomm defeat might not lower phone prices NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on federal judge’s ruling against Qualcomm (all times local): 11:15 a.m. A federal ruling against Qualcomm is likely to reduce the licensing fees paid on the sales of smartphones. But it’s unclear if device make...
17:39, 05/22/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro Review—The fastest, best-designed, best-value Android phone The OnePlus 7 Pro. With a front that is nearly all pixels, there isn't much you can do to improve smartphone design from here. [credit: Ron Amadeo ] ...
23:39, 05/14/2019

Google's CallJoy is an AI phone operator for small businesses Around a year ago, Google unveiled Duplex, an AI-powered feature that can call businesses and book appointments for you. Ahead of this year's I/O, Google revealed the other half of the equation, a virtual customer service agent that can automati...
22:13, 05/01/2019

This gaming phone has a built-in cooling fan and can record 8K video We've already seen the likes of ASUS and Black Shark offering external cooling fans for their gaming smartphones, but the folks over at Nubia reckon it's about time to stuff a fan inside a phone (I mean, what else would you expect from a co...
21:13, 04/28/2019

Google launches $399 Pixel phone, more U.S. carriers will sell it Alphabet Inc's Google launched more affordable versions of its Pixel smartphone on Tuesday at about half the price of its current models, and dropped an exclusive U.S. distribution deal with Verizon Communications Inc, signaling a major shift in the ...
22:00, 05/07/2019

Could a cell phone game detect who is at risk of Alzheimer's? According to a new study, a cell phone game called 'Sea Hero Quest' could assist researchers in identifying people who are more at risk of Alzheimer's....
14:39, 05/05/2019

Microsoft adds requested new feature for the Your Phone Companion app Microsoft's Your Phone Companion app allows users to sync their Android phone with their Windows 10 PC. Texts, notifications, and photos can be sent to your desktop or laptop from any phone running Android 7 or higher. With certain Android handsets i...
21:52, 05/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Sprint loses more phone subscribers than feared Wireless carrier Sprint Corp on Tuesday reported greater-than-feared losses in phone subscribers who pay a monthly bill, as the company struggled to keep customers from going to larger rivals....
22:52, 05/07/2019

Why Japan Is Risking a Tax Hike in a Slow Economy While tax hikes are rarely popular anywhere, in Japan increases in the national sales tax proved especially toxic, squelching economic growth and damaging political careers. Yet Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is planning to let it rise again in October, a...
01:13, 05/23/2019

Life as a mixed-race model in Japan For 18-year-old model Rina Fukushi, Tokyo is home. But growing up as a mixed-race child in Japan wasn't always easy. With a Japanese-American father and a Filipina mother, Fukushi was one of a growing number of biracial individuals identifying as "ha...
07:26, 05/21/2019

Japan’s economy expanded for 2nd straight quarter TOKYO (AP) — The Japanese government says the economy grew at an annual pace of 2.1% in the first quarter, marking the second straight quarter of expansion. The Cabinet Office said Monday seasonally adjusted real gross domestic product, the total val...
03:13, 05/20/2019

Sega's Judgment Going Back On Sale In Japan This past March, actor and musician Pierre Taki, who voiced yakuza Kyohei Hamura in Judgment, was arrested for alleged illegal drug use. Sega decided to cease sales of the game in Japan. It will go back on sale this July with another actor playing Ha...
13:13, 05/21/2019

Trump pressed Japan's Abe to build more vehicles in the U.S. U.S. President Donald Trump pressed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to have Japanese automakers produce more vehicles in the United States, according to a readout of their recent meeting provided by the U.S. ambassador to Japan on Saturday....
20:52, 04/28/2019

Japan Marks the End of an Era With the Abdication of Emperor Akihito TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Emperor Akihito announced his abdication at a palace ceremony Tuesday in his final address, as the nation embraced the end of his reign with reminiscence and hope for a new era. “Today, I am concluding my duties as t...
14:39, 04/30/2019

Kudlow says US-Japan trade deal is possible this month White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said Friday that the U.S. could reach a trade deal with Japan by the end of this month, far exceeding all prior expectations....
01:39, 05/04/2019

Avengers: Endgame Doesn't Dominate In Japan Marvel movies are definitely popular worldwide, even in Japan. But you know what is more popular in Japan? Pikachu, it seems. And depending on the week, Detective Conan, too....
15:13, 05/13/2019

Car hits 13 children, 4 seriously injured, in western Japan A car has slammed into a group of 16 mostly kindergarten children who were walking in the lakeside city of Otsu in western Japan, leaving four seriously injured...
07:13, 05/08/2019

What's in a name? Japan puzzles over 'Reiwa', the term for new imperial era Japanese printers rushed to turn out calendars emblazoned with the new imperial era name on Tuesday as the public tried to make sense of the meaning of "Reiwa" a day after its unveiling gripped the nation....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Japan emperor's first public greeting attracts 140,000 Emperor Naruhito greeted tens of thousands of people at the Imperial Palace on Saturday in his first public appearance since he took the throne days earlier....
05:00, 05/05/2019

Centuries ago, women ruled Japan. What changed? The long-term survival of the world's oldest monarchy will depend on a schoolboy when Japan's current emperor abdicates next week, reviving calls for an end to laws that bar women from the throne....
22:26, 04/28/2019

Novartis gets approval to sell Kymriah in Japan for $306,000 A Japanese government panel approved on Wednesday a price of 33.5 million yen ($305,800) for Novartis' cancer treatment Kymriah, allowing the Swiss drugmaker to press ahead with a campaign to kick-start sluggish sales of the treatment....
11:13, 05/15/2019

Japan gets ‘all clear’ to mine Mars’ moon Japan is ready to mine Mars’ largest moon after successfully completing all of the compulsory “space contamination” paperwork. Japanese space agency JAXA hopes to travel to the Mars moon, drill into it and then bring a piece of it b...
03:13, 05/18/2019

Kamakura, Japan, asks tourists not to eat while walking Street food is a staple of many countries. But does that mean you should both buy and eat your food in the street? Japan is struggling to answer that question, particularly when it comes to popular tourist areas....
23:39, 05/13/2019

Car Ploughs Into Young Children In Japan, Killing Two A car ploughed into a group of kindergarten children in western Japan's Shiga region on Wednesday, killing two toddlers and injuring others, police said....
13:52, 05/08/2019

Japan's emperor's first public greeting attracts 140,000 Emperor Naruhito greeted tens of thousands of people at the Imperial Palace on Saturday in his first public appearance since he took the throne days earlier....
20:13, 05/04/2019

Why People In Japan Are Unhappy Despite 10-Day Long Holiday It was supposed to a period of joyous national celebration, the 10-day Golden Week public holiday extended this year to celebrate the ascension of a new emperor to the Chrysanthemum Throne. So why are......
17:13, 04/29/2019

Carter Stewart, 19, Chooses Japan Over the M.L.B. Draft Stewart, who was drafted by the Braves last year but did not sign, has chosen to start his career abroad, which would allow him to become a major league free agent more quickly....
03:00, 05/23/2019

Switch Outsells PS4 In Japan Despite Launching Three Years Later In just over two years, the Nintendo Switch has sold 8,125,637 units in Japan, according to the latest sales figures reported by Famitsu. That puts it above the current lifetime total of 8,077,756‬ for the PS4....
20:00, 05/15/2019

Slingsby skippers Australia to SailGP win over Japan SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tom Slingsby skippered Australia to victory over Japan on San Francisco Bay on Sunday in the match-race final of the U.S. debut of the SailGP global league. The Australians have won the first two regattas in the new series, which...
08:00, 05/06/2019

US ends its search for F-35 that crashed off Japan in April TOKYO (AP) — The U.S Navy is halting its search for a Japanese F-35A stealth fighter that crashed off Japan’s coast last month. The pilot is still missing, and Japanese Defense Minister Takeshi Iwaya said Japan would continue its search. The U....
09:00, 05/09/2019

US ends search for Japan’s F-35 that crashed in April The U.S Navy is halting its search for a Japanese F-35A stealth fighter that crashed last month, though Japan is continuing its search for the pilot and the aircraft filled with military secrets...
10:26, 05/09/2019

Japan's rising star could be its two-wheeled savior Carved into the north east coast of Kyushu, Japan's southern island, Fukuoka Prefecture is known for its ornate gardens, a majestic 17th century castle, a newly renovated art museum and some mouth-watering seafood. It will also play host to this year...
12:39, 05/07/2019

Stop it! Japan Anti-Groper App Becomes Smash Hit A Tokyo police smartphone app to scare off molesters has become a smash hit in Japan, where women have long run the gauntlet of groping on packed rush-hour trains....
10:52, 05/21/2019

Google opens second Japan cloud region Located in Osaka and part of the company's US$47 billion global investment, Google's latest cloud region is the second in Japan and seventh in Asia-Pacific, and supports a clientele that includes Asahi Group, Sharp, Yamaha, and Mercari....
08:39, 05/15/2019

Emperor announces abdication as Japan marks end of era Son Crown Prince Naruhito, who observed Akihito's abdication ceremony, becomes the new emperor and his era begins. Emperor becomes first monarch to give up the throne in two centuries....
18:39, 04/30/2019

Alexa's in-skill purchasing comes to the UK, Germany and Japan In-game purchases are now par for the course on mobile, so it wasn't going to be long before the same principle was applied to voice assistants. Last year, Amazon opened up in-skill purchasing to all developers in the US after limited availabili...
22:13, 05/01/2019

Naruhito, Japan’s New Emperor, Ascends to the Throne Emperor Naruhito of Japan vowed to “bear in mind the path trodden by past emperors” during a ceremony at the Imperial Palace after his father, Akihito, abdicated the throne a day earlier....
18:52, 05/01/2019

Emperor Akihito Abdicates, and a New Era Arrives in Japan The new emperor, Naruhito, replaces an enormously popular monarch who traveled the country to console the Japanese after disasters and toured Asia to atone for Japan’s wartime sins....
02:39, 05/01/2019

And then there were three - Japan's shrinking pool of imperial heirs Now that Japan has a new emperor, Naruhito, its imperial family will be left with just three heirs to the throne - one of whom is 83 - a situation likely to renew debate on the monarchy's males-only succession....
03:13, 05/01/2019

Last name first, first name last: Japan minister tells foreign media to get it right Taro Kono – or is it Kono Taro? – says journalists should treat Japanese politicians the same as their Chinese or South Korean equivalentsJapan’s foreign minister will ask international media organisations to use the family name first when writing Ja...
10:52, 05/22/2019

"Overwhelmed": Japan Rings In New Era As Naruhito Becomes Emperor A new era dawned in Japan on Wednesday as Naruhito officially became emperor at midnight following his father's historic abdication from the Chrysanthemum Throne, the world's oldest monarchy....
23:26, 04/30/2019

Trump says did not raise election meddling with Putin in phone call U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that he discussed "the Russia Hoax" with Russian President Vladimir Putin but did not raise with him concerns about Russian meddling in U.S. elections....
01:52, 05/04/2019

Robocalls could be blocked by phone companies under proposed rules, FCC chairman says The Federal Communications Commission will consider rules that would let phone companies automatically block unwanted robocalls, Ajit Pail says        ...
19:52, 05/15/2019

Samsung's latest patent shows phone with wraparound display According to a new patent spotted by Dutch technology site LetsGoDigital, Samsung could be working on a smartphone with a wraparound display that continues over the phone's edge and onto the rear of the device.The patent, titled 'Electronic...
05:13, 04/30/2019

US lobbies mobile phone firms in anti-Huawei campaign UK telecoms operators targeted over Chinese company’s role in 5G networksUS lobbying against the use of Huawei in British 5G phone networks will step up when the embassy in London hosts an event on Tuesday afternoon to discuss the situation with tele...
15:00, 05/01/2019

WhatsApp Ending Support for Windows Phone on December 31, UWP App Tipped WhatsApp on Tuesday updated its mobile device support blog post, and announced that it is ending support for the Windows Phone platform on December 31, 2019....
09:26, 05/08/2019

Google quietly shelves custom Pixel phone cases Google's Pixel 3a might have been good news for fans of mid-range phones, but it marked the death knell for one of the company's signature phone features: its customizable cases. The 9to5Google crew has discovered that Google axed the pers...
07:52, 05/20/2019

Nubia’s slipped a whole cooling fan INSIDE its Red Magic 3 gaming phone It was only a matter of time, but it’s finally happened: yes, you got that right, someone’s put a PC-style cooling fan inside a phone. Say hello everyone to the Nubia Red Magic 3 – a phone so gamer-centric, it just threatened to teabag your dad. I me...
18:13, 04/29/2019

Sprint loses more phone subscribers than feared in fourth quarter Sprint Corp on Tuesday reported deeper losses than feared of monthly phone subscribers despite discount offerings, raising concerns that the wireless carrier may not be sustainable if its pending merger with T-Mobile is not approved....
00:52, 05/08/2019

Samsung's new 5x zoom camera may go in its 'most creative' 2019 phone instead of Note 10 If Huawei's access to Google services on Android ultimately gets blocked after the three-month "stay" of the White House executive order passes, Samsung may be the biggest beneficiary, according to 65% of the 1343 respondents in our survey. ...
18:13, 05/21/2019

WhatsApp hacked after attackers install spyware on people’s phone Facebook's WhatsApp urged users to upgrade to the latest version of its popular messaging app following a report that users could be vulnerable to having malicious spyware installed on phones without their knowledge....
14:00, 05/14/2019

America finally has an answer to Chinese phone prices, the Pixel 3a All major US carriers, with the notable exception of AT&T, sport a pretty pathetic by global standards phone roster to choose from. The midrange is especially hurt, as on Verizon, T-Mobile or Sprint, it's usually last year's flagships from Samsung, A...
18:00, 05/10/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro 5G is the company's first super-fast internet phone, coming soon The just-announced OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro aren't capable of connecting to a 5G network, but the company has revealed a version of the handsets that will make use of next-gen connectivity tech.The OnePlus 7 Pro 5G has been confirmed, but the...
19:00, 05/14/2019

Huawei's next budget phone will feature a whopping four rear cameras The Huawei P20 Lite turned out to be a pretty decent seller for Huawei last year. So much so that it warranted a successor – the Huawei P30 Lite – just a couple of months ago. But in an apparent bid to further capitalize on the Huawei P20 Lite’s succ...
01:39, 05/14/2019

WhatsApp to end support for Windows Phone, older Android and iOS versions WhatsApp has just confirmed that it will end support for Windows Phone, as well as some older versions of Android and iOS. Starting from December 31, 2019, WhatsApp for Windows Phone will stop working, while next year the developer will no longer sup...
04:39, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 2-Sprint loses more phone subscribers than feared in 4th quarter Sprint Corp on Tuesday reported deeper losses than feared of monthly phone subscribers despite discount offerings, raising concerns that the wireless carrier may not be sustainable if its pending merger with T-Mobile is not approved....
06:00, 05/08/2019

Sprint loses more phone subscribers than feared in the fourth quarter Wireless carrier Sprint on Tuesday reported greater-than-feared losses in phone subscribers who pay a monthly bill, as the company struggled to keep customers from going to larger rivals....
19:39, 05/08/2019

Razer Phone 2 vs. Black Shark 2: Gaming flagships face off I don’t think it’s a stretch to say that just about all modern flagship smartphones are starting to look very, very similar. An edge-to-edge display up front, a few camera lenses on the back and — bam! — you’ve reached t...
18:26, 05/15/2019

Trump Says He Discussed the ‘Russian Hoax’ in Phone Call With Putin The conversation took place shortly after the release of the special counsel’s report documenting Russian efforts to tilt the 2016 election in President Trump’s direction....
00:39, 05/04/2019

A camera phone that puts Samsung and Apple to shame now has 5G, too – but it’s banned in the US Verizon just launched the Galaxy S10 5G, but Samsung is hardly the only company putting out 5G smartphones this year. International carriers have also started rolling out 5G networks and compatible smartphones, and UK carriers are the latest ones to ...
22:39, 05/17/2019

Crazy good deal bundles Moto X4 with second phone and more for only $126 total As much as we dig the Moto G7 family (minus the G7 Play) and we're intrigued by the Motorola One Vision, we can't help but feel sad 2017's Moto X4 never received a sequel. The mid-range device didn't exactly shine in the photography department right ...
18:39, 05/12/2019

Tap Your Phone Into Position With Deals On iOttie's Magnetic Smartphone Car Mounts iOttie is best known for its smartphone car cradles, but they also make some of the best magnetic phone mounts on the road, and you can save on three different options today....
01:00, 05/23/2019

10 reasons to consider switching your company's phone service to Google Voice Google Voice for G Suite is integrated with other G Suite apps. Find out how it might help businesses modernize and consolidate voice communications....
23:13, 05/15/2019

Connecticut considers making phone calls free for prisoners HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut is considering legislation that would make it the first state in the country to make telephone calls free for prisoners. It would be following the lead of New York City, which began allowing free phone calls earlier...
12:39, 05/14/2019

Samsung finally fixes design flaws on $2K foldable phone Samsung has finally fixed its $2,000 foldable phone — and the solution is jaw-droppingly low-tech. The gadget-maker’s fix: to extend a thin protective layer that covers the screen enough that it can be tucked behind the display area, according to Sou...
05:26, 05/17/2019

Foldable phone race heats up as Google enters the fold We’ve gone through a rollercoaster ride when it comes to foldable phones this year. Huawei and Samsung released their foldables the Mate X and the Galaxy Fold. Last month, the latter was involved in controversy after reviewers found their units break...
15:00, 05/13/2019

Samsung could soon break camera resolution record... with a mid-range phone The Galaxy A70 comes with a 32 + 8 + 5MP triple lens setupSamsung's mid-range smartphone lineup is larger and more diverse than ever, as the world's top mobile device vendor faces intensifying competition in key markets like India and China from Huaw...
17:26, 05/23/2019

Samsung folding phone delayed after reviewers break them too easily Several people given early access to the Samsung Galaxy Fold, broke the screen after a day's use. Samsung now says it will delay the release of the device...
18:26, 04/28/2019

Best free Android games to play on your phone or tablet in 2019 Smartphones are the pocket computers that we used to dream of back in the 90s and early 00s. Not only are they great for browsing the Internet, chatting, and emailing on the go, but they can run a game pretty well on their own.And games there are! To...
17:26, 05/23/2019

Deal: Grab a new Samsung Galaxy S10 series phone for as low as $575 on eBay Samsung is doing everything it can to make the Galaxy S10 series as appealing as possible, and the best way to do that is to offer great deals on the entire lineup. The most recent promotion allowed those who would like to buy a Galaxy S10 the possib...
18:39, 05/12/2019

WhatsApp vulnerability allows hackers to install spyware on your phone with one call Facebook shared a security advisory on Monday, May 13th warning WhatsApp users that an “advanced cyber actor” has been spreading spyware through the app by taking advantage of a buffer overflow vulnerability. All that it took to install t...
16:39, 05/14/2019

New Honor 20 leak shows off the phone in a pink and white color We know the Honor 20 phones are coming on May 21, but we didn't know much about what they would look like... until now. A new leak shows off a subtle pink and white gradient backing for what we assume is the standard Honor 20.First posted to Wei...
19:52, 04/28/2019

Mobile switch: How I canceled Verizon and cut my phone bill in half After I made the last payment on a two-year Verizon device contract, I decided to take a closer look at my mobile bill. To my surprise, i discovered I was overpaying dramatically. Here's the checklist I used to cut my monthly bill by more than half....
20:00, 04/28/2019

ASUS made a souped-up gaming phone… so I used it to play Snake With phones getting endlessly more powerful, it sometimes feel like a pointless arms race. Like, what do we need all that juice for? Faster scrolling on Instagram? 3D GIFS? Fucking Animoji? Well, with its beefed up ROG phone, ASUS has an answer: gami...
20:13, 05/02/2019

Japan tests world's fastest bullet train Japan has started testing its fastest-ever bullet train -- capable of reaching 400 kilometers per hour (249 mph) -- as it continues to develop the revolutionary mode of travel....
12:26, 05/11/2019

Japan coach Takakura goes with youth for women’s World Cup TOKYO (AP) — Japan head coach Asako Takakura named her World Cup squad, going with a youthful team as the country aims to regain its winning form. Forwards Jun Endo, 18, and 19-year-old Riko Ueki were among 23 players named on Friday. Veteran forward...
11:39, 05/10/2019

Japan’s emperor greets public for 1st time since succession TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s Emperor Naruhito has greeted the public for the first time since his succession, expressing hope for Japan to keep pursuing peace. Naruhito ascended the Chrysanthemum Throne on Wednesday, a day after his 85-year-old father,...
06:52, 05/04/2019

Sources: Pitcher skips MLB draft for Japan deal Carter Stewart is in agreement with a Japanese team on a deal that could set a new precedent for young prospects looking to make more money early in their careers....
07:00, 05/22/2019

Japan Will Enthrone a New Emperor. His Wife Won’t Be Allowed to Watch. The new empress, Masako, will be barred from attending the ascension ceremony on Wednesday of her husband, Naruhito — another illustration of the diminished status of women in Japan’s imperial family....
15:52, 04/29/2019

Japan carriers delay sale of new Huawei smartphones TOKYO (AP) — Two Japanese mobile carriers say they are delaying sales of new smartphones from Huawei as they confirm the safety of the Chinese products. Sale of the Huwaei P30 lite, set for May 24, from SoftBank Corp.’s Y! Mobile service was de...
10:00, 05/22/2019

Rugby World Cup committee warns Japan not to run out of beer Issue was raised as part of briefing sessions in cities tipped to deal with the largest influx of international visitorsIt’s the stuff of nightmares for rugby fans: organisers of the upcoming World Cup in Japan have raised fears that bars and restaur...
08:00, 05/06/2019

Crown Prince Naruhito poised to become Japan's next emperor Crown Prince Naruhito, known as an earnest man with a passion for water conservation, is poised to become Japan's next emperor on Wednesday, a day after his father gave up the throne in the country's first abdication in two centuries....
23:52, 04/30/2019

Japan's Noodle Slurping Noises Disturb Tourists, It Seems When I first moved to Japan at the turn of the century, I was told that noodle lovers need not fret about making slurping sounds while eating. Among some, that attitude is changing. There is now concern over “noodle harassment.”...
13:00, 05/06/2019

Novartis' cancer treatment Kymriah gets Japan nod at cost of $305,800 A Japanese government panel approved Novartis' cancer treatment Kymriah at a price of 33.5 million yen ($305,800) on Wednesday, marking the entry of so-called CAR-T therapy in the country....
05:39, 05/15/2019

The Fed Would Struggle to Match Japan's Bond-Market Control Federal Reserve policy makers want to explore yield targets like those used by the Bank of Japan, but would find the U.S. bond market less accommodating....
11:39, 05/10/2019

Japan's Naruhito makes first public appearance as emperor Imperial family greet Tokyo crowds six times from palace balcony in TokyoTens of thousands of people queued for hours to catch a glimpse of Japan’s new emperor, Naruhito, as he greeted the public for the first time since his father’s abdication.A smi...
18:13, 05/04/2019

The Latest: Japan FM, Pompeo discuss N. Korea missiles Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo have held telephone talks after North Korea launched several unidentified short-range projectiles into the sea...
08:13, 05/04/2019

Japan's samurai swordsmiths cling to a centuries-old craft At Fusahiro Shimojima's workshop, in the industrial city of Saitama, fires rage in small pits and an earthen floor absorbs the din of hammering. The 44-year-old Japanese swordsmith pounds the nascent blade of his newest creation, sending molten spark...
22:26, 04/28/2019

'Sense of solemnity': Japan emperor assumes throne The following is an English translation by the Imperial Household Agency of Japanese Emperor Naruhito's speech on Wednesday at his accession ceremony....
06:39, 05/01/2019

Japan's Abe and Trump to discuss North Korea on Monday: NHK Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. President Donald Trump are set to talk by telephone on Monday and discuss projectiles fired by North Korea, national broadcaster NHK said....
12:26, 05/06/2019

Japan PM Abe: Agree with Trump that North Korea must denuclearize Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday he and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed completely on the need for North Korea to promptly denuclearize....
18:00, 05/06/2019

Trump and Japan PM Abe to play golf at president's course US President Donald Trump took visiting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for a game of golf on Saturday. The two leaders departed the White House for Trump's National Golf Club in Sterling in northern Virginia. (April 27)    &#...
19:26, 04/28/2019

O’Brien set to switch Derby second favourite Japan to Leopardstown • Trainer likely to run three Epsom contenders on Sunday• Norway new favourite for Chester Vase after Japan defectionSunday’s Derrinstown Stud Derby Trial looks like becoming the most significant of all the pre-Epsom prep races, following news from A...
20:00, 05/06/2019

Japan's New Emperor Picks His Ride---an Old-School Toyota Crown Prince Naruhito will get more than a new title when he ascends the Japanese throne on May 1. He will also get a new set of wheels—an exclusive, superluxury, handmade Toyota....
19:26, 04/28/2019

Japan's Blossoming 2.1% Growth Stuns Economists, but It's Not All Roses The Japanese economy unexpectedly grew in the first quarter of 2019 supported by government spending, although there were some worrying signs connected to the U.S.-China trade dispute....
13:39, 05/20/2019

Trump discusses North Korea with Japan's Abe after tests U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he had spoken with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe about North Korea and trade after North Korea raised doubts about the future of denuclearization dialogue with new weapons tests....
18:00, 05/06/2019

‘Drunk’ Japan lawmaker apologizes after urging war against Russia Friction between Japan and Russia is rising after a Japanese lawmaker urged other politicians to declare war against Russia to "regain" the Kuril Islands....
21:26, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 3-Trump pressed Japan's Abe to build more vehicles in the U.S. U.S. President Donald Trump pressed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to have Japanese automakers produce more vehicles in the United States, according to a readout of their recent meeting provided by the U.S. ambassador to Japan on Saturday....
20:52, 04/28/2019

Japan just sent a privately-funded rocket into space for the first time ever SpaceX is already a household name around the globe, but there’s no shortage of other startups vying for their slice of the private spaceflight pie. Companies like the Jeff Bezos-led Blue Origin are doing some pretty impressive things, and a re...
00:52, 05/21/2019

Anti-groping smartphone app highly popular in Japan  A smartphone app developed by Japanese police is being widely downloaded by women trying to protect themselves from gropers on packed rush-hour trains....
22:00, 05/22/2019

Keywords expands game development outsourcing in Japan Keywords has more than 6,000 employees, and it recently added 45 more with the acquisition of Wizcorp, an engineering services company in Japan.Read More...
01:39, 05/12/2019

Japan tests new Shinkansen bullet train prototype The next-generation ALFA-X train is on course to become the fastest in the world. Testing will continue for three years, and the train is scheduled to go into use in 2030....
22:52, 05/16/2019

Japan's trade negotiator: US won't impose quotas on autos Japan's trade negotiator has said Washington won't be demanding any numerical restrictions on Japanese auto exports to the U.S. Toshimitsu Motegi, the economy minister, made the comment Friday after he spoke with his U.S. counterpart, Robert Lighthiz...
07:13, 05/17/2019

Japan's emperor prays for peace in first abdication in 200 years Japanese Emperor Akihito, in his final remarks as his three-decade reign drew to a close on Tuesday, thanked the people for their support and expressed hope for a peaceful future....
12:39, 04/30/2019

Japan’s trade negotiator: US won’t impose quotas on autos TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s trade negotiator has said Washington won’t be demanding any numerical restrictions on Japanese auto exports to the U.S. Toshimitsu Motegi, the economy minister, made the comment Friday after he spoke with his U.S. cou...
07:26, 05/17/2019

Trump to Press for Trade Deal in Trip to Japan President Trump travels to Japan this week to keep up the pressure for a trade deal that has raised hackles among Japanese companies, while showing he is still aligned with Tokyo on North Korea policy....
19:13, 05/21/2019

Trade war could turn Japan, Taiwan firms into casualties Leading electronics manufacturers in Japan and Taiwan are facing a crisis because of U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to possibly place 25 percent tariffs on another $300 billion worth of "Chinese" goods....
21:26, 05/15/2019

Japan welcomes new emperor Naruhito as Reiwa era begins Emperor Naruhito promises to continue path trodden by his father, ‘sharing in the joys and sorrows of the people’Japan’s new emperor, Naruhito, has said he is “filled with solemnity” and vowed to show the same compassion and devotion to the public as...
14:39, 05/01/2019

Trump’s Love for Tariffs Began in Japan’s ’80s Boom Thirty years later, few issues have defined Donald J. Trump’s presidency more than his love for tariffs — and on few issues has he has been more unswerving....
03:13, 05/16/2019

Tiger to return to Japan at Zozo Championship in October "Tiger Woods will return to Japan for the first time since 2006 to compete in the inaugural Zozo Championship in October, the Masters champion said on Wednesday."...
15:52, 05/01/2019

Explainer: Japan emperor abdication rare, but could set precedent Emperor Akihito, 85, will step down on Tuesday, almost three years after he first publicly hinted he wanted to retire and hand over to his heir, Crown Prince Naruhito. It is the first abdication by a Japanese monarch in two centuries....
23:52, 04/29/2019

Japan uses turtle divination for emperor enthronement rites Japanese palace officials have used an ancient turtle-shell divination to choose sites to harvest sacred rice used in an upcoming annual harvest ritual — the most important one new Emperor Naruhito will perform after enthronement...
10:39, 05/13/2019

Meet Japan's first female commercial airline captain Originally told she was too short to attend aviation school, Ari Fuj defied doubters to become Japan's first female commercial airline captain. Here's her story....
08:52, 05/07/2019

If Trump wants tariffs with China, then look to Taiwan and Japan for trade With both sides retreating to their respective corners, it appears the trade conflict between the United States and China, the two largest economies in the world, isn’t going to end anytime soon....
04:52, 05/21/2019

Stamp to honor WWII battleship where Japan surrendered KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service will issue a stamp honoring the famous World War II battleship the USS Missouri that was the site of Japan’s unconditional surrender on Sept. 2, 1945, in Tokyo Bay. The Postal Service says that th...
16:52, 05/14/2019

Japan wrestling with Trump going to sumo during state visit Plans for U.S. President Donald Trump to check out the ancient Japanese sport of sumo wrestling during a state visit are raising security issues for organizers....
06:39, 05/21/2019

Magnitude 6.3 earthquake hits city in southwest Japan MIYAZAKI, Japan (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.3 earthquake hit near Miyazaki in southwestern Japan. The agency says the earthquake struck at 8:48 a.m. Friday and had an epicenter 39 kilometers (24 miles) southeast of Miyazaki, ...
02:39, 05/10/2019

Honor 20: Huawei Android phone launch defies Donald Trump Huawei announces cut-price premium phones with quad cameras and top-end chipsHuawei’s Honor is trying to dominate the increasingly crowded cut-price premium phone market with the launch of two new top-spec phones, the Honor 20 and Honor 20 Pro, flyin...
18:39, 05/21/2019

Samsung Is Delaying the Galaxy Fold After Reports the Foldable Phone Was Breaking (Bloomberg) — Samsung Electronics Co. will delay the planned launch Friday of its first foldable smartphone until at least next month, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The Galaxy Fold, priced at almost $...
18:52, 04/28/2019

Redmi Note 7S Is Xiaomi's Upcoming 48-Megapixel Camera Phone for India Xiaomi Redmi Note 7S launch in India has been confirmed by Xiaomi's Manu Kumar Jain through a tweet. Redmi Note 7S will feature a 48-megapixel camera, the company also confirmed....
02:13, 05/17/2019

A new Google Play Store feature could save storage on your Android phone If you like to download and try out more apps and games on your Android phone than you actually end up using, you might find the handset quickly filling up with icons you never click – but it looks like Google is rolling out a solution.As spot...
10:52, 05/13/2019

iFixit’s Samsung Galaxy Fold teardown reveals how the phone is dying These plastic bezels and their "light adhesive" are all that hold the display on to the Galaxy Fold. It might be delayed for at least a month, but Samsung's futuristic Galaxy Fold has hit the iFixit Teardown ...
13:39, 05/02/2019

Meet The Smart Autonomous Flying Phone-Case Camera Drone Selfly is a phone case that doubles as a flying drone camera – featured Kickstarter Every week we scour Kickstarter, Indiegogo and more to find the best crowdfunding projects around, so you know which ones to consider backing – and which to avoid. Ou...
20:26, 04/28/2019

Russia Says President Trump Initiated Long Phone Call With Putin President Donald Trump initiated a lengthy call with his Russian counterpart on Friday, in which Vladimir Putin urged sanctions relief for North Korea and warned against interference in Venezuela, the Russian embassy in Washington said. The leaders&...
23:52, 05/04/2019

The 18,000mAh Energizer phone dies an undignified death after funding failure The Energizer Power Max P18K Pop, an Energizer phone with a massive 18,000mAh battery, has finally finished singing its death knell, after a wildly unsuccessful Indiegogo campaign saw it receive only 1% of the required funding.The massive handset was...
14:26, 04/30/2019

U.S. customs can seize your laptop or phone without a warrant. Advocates cry foul in court The ACLU and EFF are trying to get a court to rule searches of phones and laptops at the U.S. border are unconstitutional.        ...
13:13, 05/01/2019

Energizer's giant battery phone reached just 1 percent of its funding goal Remember the comically enormous phone that Avenir Telecom showed off under the Energizer brand at this year's Mobile World Congress? Its subsequent crowdfunding campaign has crashed and burned, as The Verge points out....
13:52, 04/30/2019

Google’s Huawei restrictions are a wake-up call for all Android phone makers Google will stop supporting future Huawei devices in response to a U.S. trade ban. But this should serve as a wake-up call for all Android phone makers.Read More...
16:00, 05/20/2019

David Beckham Receives A 6 Month Driving Ban For Using Mobile Phone Behind The Wheel English footballer David Beckham has been handed a six-month driving ban for using his mobile when he was behind the wheel. The former England captain pleaded guilty to the charge after he was......
12:00, 05/11/2019

SoftBank brand Ymobile to delay launch of Huawei P30 Lite phone Japanese telco SoftBank Corp's low-cost mobile brand Ymobile said on Wednesday it would delay the launch of Huawei P30 Lite smartphone, following the imposition of trade restrictions on the Chinese manufacturer by Washington....
08:26, 05/22/2019

Is your Android phone draining battery like crazy overnight? Update the Netflix app Have you ever wondered why you wake up with your phone's battery down 30% instead of the usual single digits overnight? Then you start reading about rogue apps with ghost consumption when idle, and try to find the culprit, only to find out that your ...
17:26, 05/17/2019

KaiOS raises $50 million to launch its smart feature phone OS in new markets KaiOS Technologies has raised a $50 million round of venture capital to further its goal of making smart feature phones more powerful and affordable. Read More...
20:13, 05/22/2019

Skripal poisoning suspects received mystery phone call following attack Detectives think pair may have been awaiting signal that operation had been successful before returning homeThe Russian men suspected of poisoning Sergei and Yulia Skripal in Salisbury received a phone call after returning to London on the day of the...
18:52, 05/19/2019

No Gorilla Glass on the Pixel 3a. What is Asahi Dragontrail and will my phone scratch up easily? When Google announced the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL, it really shattered expectations. We were getting rumors about light editions of the tech giant's latest flagships, but their price point was so aggressive, many predict they will truly shake up the...
17:26, 05/17/2019

Samsung's Profit Falls Amid Delays for Galaxy Fold Phone Samsung Electronics Co. reported a 57% decline in first-quarter net profit, as the technology giant wrestles with a postponed rollout of its foldable-screen phone and decreased demand for its memory chips....
03:39, 04/30/2019

Google Workers Set Up Phone Banks To Demand Congress Put an End to Forced Arbitration Over the last several months, Google workers have organized and protested unfair labor practices, and while these efforts first started by pushing for change within their own company, they’ve since expanded to all workers. And on Monday, Google emplo...
04:13, 04/30/2019

Leaker says a mysterious new Samsung phone will be even more exciting than the Galaxy Fold and Note 10 After teasing that smartphone design will see some sort of breakthrough in the second half of the year, and after telling us the Galaxy Note 10 will not be a Galaxy S10 lookalike, the world’s top Samsung insider is back with a new cryptic messa...
20:00, 05/21/2019

BSP Leader Abused Over Phone, Gave Death Threats: Upendra Tiwari A case has been filed against a Bahujan Samaj Party leader today after a Uttar Pradesh minister complained that he was given death threats, the police said....
22:52, 05/08/2019

Phone Companies Say They've (Mostly) Stopped Selling Your Location Data to Shady Middlemen In a collection of letters published by FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel on Thursday, representatives of T-Mobile, AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon all said they had ceased or significantly curtailed the sale of their customers’ location data to com...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Japan telcos pull back sale of new Huawei smartphones Citing consumer safety concerns and uncertainty over Google's Android support, SoftBank and KDDI have delayed the sale of new handsets from the Chinese vendor, specifically, the Huawei P30 lite, which had been slated to hit the local market on May 24...
19:13, 05/22/2019

North Korea missile test violated U.N. resolutions, says Japan North Korea's latest missile launch violated United Nations resolutions calling for a halt to such ballistic weapons tests, a spokesman for Japan's government said on Friday....
10:39, 05/10/2019

In a Surprise, Japan’s Economy Grew in the First Quarter, Despite a Slowdown in China Japanese economic growth beat expectations in a piece of good news for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as he tries to strike a trade deal with Donald Trump....
03:52, 05/20/2019

One Image of Japan’s Royals Tells a Story of Demographic Crisis Emperor Naruhito’s ascension ceremony offered striking visual evidence of the imperial family’s looming existential crisis: It has precious few heirs left....
13:00, 05/01/2019

Japan’s emperor reports to Shinto gods week after succession TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s Emperor Naruhito has performed a Shinto ritual at the palace to report to imperial family gods the plans for the main ceremonies of his succession later this year. Naruhito ascended to the Chrysanthemum Throne on May 1, the...
10:13, 05/08/2019

Japan coach Takakura goes with youth for women's World Cup Japan head coach Asako Takakura has named her World Cup squad, going with a youthful team as the country aims to regain its winning form        ...
11:52, 05/10/2019

Toyota Opens Test Track Inspired By The Nurburgring In Japan Toyota Motor Corporation has opened a 5.3-km country road test course which sees the completion of work on the central section of its new research and development facility, named Toyota Technical......
18:13, 04/28/2019

Popular anti-groping app in Japan yells ‘Stop!’ at harassers TOKYO — A smartphone app developed by Japanese police is being widely downloaded by women trying to protect themselves from gropers on packed rush-hour trains. The “Digi Police” app was originally issued by Tokyo police three years ago, but a functio...
16:26, 05/22/2019

South Korea, Japan take part in U.S.-led Pacific naval exercise South Korea and Japan participated in a U.S.-led naval exercise on Thursday in the first joint maneuvers between the two countries since their military ties were strained seriously over a radar row, officials said....
18:00, 05/23/2019

Apple supplier Japan Display cannot promise return to profit Cash-strapped Japan Display warned it cannot guarantee a return to profit this year as demand for smartphone screens stays weak, and turned in yet another quarterly loss, casting doubt over its proposed bailout deal with a Chinese-Taiwanese group....
04:39, 05/16/2019

Dream weavers: the indigenous Ainu people of Japan – in pictures The Ainu of Hokkaido in Japan were not officially recognised as an indigenous people until 2008. This recognition came after a long history of exclusion and assimilation that almost erased their society, language and culture. Photographer Laura Liver...
14:26, 05/01/2019

Trump Calls On Japan's Abe to Lift Tariffs on U.S. Farm Goods President Trump expressed optimism for a new trade deal with Japan, but said Japanese tariffs on U.S. farm products must be lifted and suggested the U.S. could use levies on Japanese cars as leverage....
19:26, 04/28/2019

Emperor Naruhito ascends throne in Japan with 'sense of solemnity' Japanese Emperor Naruhito formally took up his post on Wednesday a day after the abdication of his father, saying he felt a "sense of solemnity" but pledging to work as a symbol of the nation and the unity of its people....
13:39, 05/01/2019

Japan tests out bullet train with record-breaking speed of 249 mph All aboard! With a maximum speed of 249 miles per hour, the new Alfa-X model by Kawasaki Heavy Industries and Hitachi will be the fastest bullet train in the world, according to CNN. The current zippiest model, which is in use in Japan and France, ha...
23:39, 05/14/2019

Japan provides free preschool, daycare in bid to boost birth rate Japan enacted a new law Friday that allows all children to attend preschool at no cost -- part of a strategy by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to boost the country's sagging birth rate....
19:26, 05/10/2019

Japan's Oldest Jail Set To Reopen In 2021 As Luxury Hotel The historic former Nara Prison, the oldest in Japan and declared a cultural asset, is set to reopen in 2021 as a luxury hotel in a project seeking to change the area's image of an express tourist......
16:39, 05/10/2019

U.S., Japan officials meeting to advance trade talks, report says U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will visit Japan on May 24 to meet Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi to accelerate trade talks ahead of a leaders' summit a few days later, Reuters reported, citing sources with direct knowledge of the pla...
18:00, 05/20/2019

Japan Finance Minister Aso says Huawei ban could affect Japanese firms A U.S. bid to block China's Huawei Technologies from buying vital American technology could affect Japanese companies and weigh on economic growth, Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Friday....
05:00, 05/17/2019

Toyota, Panasonic form joint venture in housing for Japan TOKYO (AP) — Japanese automaker Toyota and electronics maker Panasonic are forming a joint venture combining their housing businesses in Japan. Toyota Motor Corp., which offers housing as well as vehicles in Japan, said the new company will offer hom...
09:00, 05/09/2019

Japan Emperor Akihito wishes peace in son's reign Emperor Akihito announces his abdication in his final address at a palace ceremony on Tuesday as Japan embraced the end of his reign with reminiscence and hope for a new era. (April 30)        ...
22:26, 04/30/2019

Japan begins testing the world's fastest bullet train Last week, Japan started testing its latest and fastest bullet train. The Shinkansen ALFA-X is capable of reaching 400 kilometers per hour (249 mph), and it's expected to enter operation around 2030. When it does, the ALFA-X will likely become t...
18:26, 05/13/2019

Japan Finance Minister Aso says hopes U.S., China will resolve trade row Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso on Friday expressed hope that Washington and Beijing will resolve their trade dispute in a constructive manner through dialogue....
03:39, 05/10/2019

Japan has a 10-day holiday to mark the ascension of the new emperor. So why are people unhappy? With banks and many child-care centers closed, and some small businesses struggling, the mammoth holiday simply isn’t turning out to be the unalloyed celebration the government had intended....
14:26, 04/29/2019

US, Japan, South Korea Start 'First-Of-Its-Kind' Naval Drill The "Pacific Vanguard" drill brings together more than 3,000 sailors from the four countries to "sharpen skills and strengthen practical cooperation at sea," the US Seventh Fleet said in a statement....
09:39, 05/23/2019

Carter Stewart, top MLB prospect, bolts to Japan after Braves fight Going to Japan a year after being picked in the top 10 of the draft usually can’t be construed as a victory. Carter Stewart is bucking the norm. The right-hander, who couldn’t complete a deal with the Braves after Atlanta selected him eig...
18:00, 05/21/2019

Earthquake of 6.3 magnitude jolts southern Japan, no tsunami warning An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.3 hit off the coast of southern Japan on Friday but no tsunami warning was issued and there were no immediate reports of damage, the Japan Meteorological Agency said....
05:00, 05/10/2019

Japan celebrates as new emperor Naruhito set to formally assume throne New Japanese emperor Naruhito, known as an earnest man with a passion for water conservation, is set to formally take up the post on Wednesday, a day after his father gave up the throne in the country's first abdication in two centuries....
03:13, 05/01/2019

Magnitude 6.3 Earthquake Hits Southern Japan, No Tsunami Threat A strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake hit southern Japan Friday, the US Geological Survey said, but Japanese authorities said there was no tsunami threat....
05:00, 05/10/2019

Japan found water on an asteroid, and it could reveal secrets about Earth Nothing would excite astronomers more than to discover a planet somewhere out there with obvious signs of life, but it just hasn’t happened yet. Earth, we think, is pretty special in its ability to foster life, and as far as we know there&rsquo...
12:39, 05/02/2019

Trump sends regards to Japan’s Emperor Akihito ahead of abdication President Trump sent his regards to the Emperor of Japan ahead of his abdication from the throne, acknowledging the “close relationship” that the U.S. has with Japan....
09:52, 04/30/2019

Circus Maximus grinds out Chester win as O'Brien looks to Dante with Japan Scene set for possible York clash with Too Darn HotOn Circus Maximus: ‘Ryan felt there was a lot still there’Aidan O’Brien added another string to his challenge for the Derby here on Thursday when Circus Maximus ground out a one-and-a-quarter length ...
21:13, 05/09/2019

Japan 'pet cafe' boom raises concerns about animal welfare A love of "cute" creatures, a need to release stress and a shortage of space for pets at home mean that Japan's pet cafes are doing a roaring trade – although animal rights activists continue to oppose the industry....
17:00, 05/21/2019

Swimming: Leukemia treatment proceeding smoothly, says Japan's Ikee Japanese swimmer Rikako Ikee, considered a medal contender for the Tokyo Olympics before being diagnosed with leukemia in February, said on Wednesday her treatment is proceeding smoothly but sometimes she feels her "heart might break"....
09:52, 05/08/2019

Japan's Tantalizing Bank Dividends Mask a World of Trouble The path to perdition is long for these banks, and while the ultimate ending might be unpleasant, there are opportunities for hope to be rekindled along the way....
14:39, 05/21/2019

Japan's emperor declares abdication in historic ceremony in Tokyo In a formal morning coat, Japan’s popular 85-year-old emperor abdicated his throne Tuesday during a brief and solemn palace ceremony that was televised live to the nation....
17:26, 04/30/2019

Japan fashion magnate raises over $8 million at Sotheby's auction Japanese fashion tycoon Yusaku Maezawa sold art for more than $8 million at a Sotheby's auction in New York on Thursday night, providing funds to the entrepreneur who previously said he has no money....
12:13, 05/17/2019

Morgan Stanley is bullish on Japan, says its stocks are 'oversold and unloved' Japan's stock markets are "oversold and unloved" — the opposite of those in the U.S., said Morgan Stanley, predicting that the Topix may jump as much as 15% by June 2020....
04:39, 05/17/2019

Japan, China agree to boost relations ahead of Xi visit TOKYO (AP) — Japan and China have agreed to boost their relations ahead of a planned visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping to Japan in June, his first since coming to power in 2013. China’s top diplomat, Yang Jiechi, told Prime Minister Shinzo ...
13:13, 05/17/2019

Trump, Xi likely to meet in Japan in June: White House adviser U.S. President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping are likely to meet during a G20 summit in Japan at the end of June and discuss trade, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Sunday....
17:13, 05/12/2019

Japan struggles to convince older people to stop driving A new debate in Japan over the elderly getting behind the wheel has been provoked by a number of recent fatal accidents, including one that claimed the life of a mother and her young daughter....
15:13, 05/09/2019

Cheers and screams as new Japan emperor greets the people for the first time Cheers and screams filled the air in Tokyo on Saturday as new Japanese Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako made their first greetings to an ecstatic public three days after acceding to the throne following the first abdication in two centuries....
05:26, 05/04/2019

Japan’s private rocket reaches outer space for first time TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese aerospace startup funded by a former internet maverick has successfully launched a small rocket into space. Interstellar Technology Inc. says the unmanned MOMO-3 rocket has exceeded 100 kilometers (60 miles) in altitude before...
06:52, 05/04/2019

Japan's Hayabusa 2 may finally kick-start the asteroid mining era The turn of the decade saw a huge surge of interest in asteroid mining, but now this would-be industry has flopped. Can a tiny Japanese probe revive it?...
21:26, 04/28/2019

Japan's Emperor Naruhito pledges to work as symbol of the people Japanese Emperor Naruhito formally took up his post on Wednesday a day after the abdication of his father, saying he felt a "sense of solemnity" but pledging to work as a symbol of the nation and the unity of its people....
06:39, 05/01/2019

Japan’s Naruhito in 1st speech vows to stay close to people Emperor Naruhito inherited Imperial regalia and seals as proof of his succession to the throne and pledged to follow his father’s example in devoting himself to peace and staying close to the people...
06:39, 05/01/2019

Japan's sumo fans welcome Trump Trophy but wish he'd sit cross-legged U.S. President Donald Trump can expect a warm welcome from the sumo wrestling community when he presents a custom-made “Trump Award” to the winner of the Summer Grand Sumo Tournament in Tokyo on May 26....
06:39, 05/22/2019