Technology

AT&T cancels Samsung Galaxy Fold orders

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON:AT&T has cancelled early orders for the Samsung Galaxy Fold. Tom’s Guide first reported the cancellation, noting that AT&T said the Galaxy Fold would be available again to order as soon as Samsung announces a new launch date. AT&T is offering $100 in credit to those whose orders it has cancelled. The Samsung…

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India to launch second moon mission next month

NEW DELHI (AA): India will be launching its second lunar mission, Chandrayaan-2, on July 15, head of the country’s space agency said on Wednesday. In a news conference reported by news agency Press Trust of India (PTI), K Sivan, the chairman of Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) said Chandrayaan-2, weighing 3.8 tons, will carry 13…

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Samsung Galaxy Note 10 to be launched in August

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Though Samsung is still struggling for the launch of its most innovative Galaxy Fold smartphone yet it didn’t stop tech geeks for guessing launch date of the next Galaxy Note. We knew that Galaxy Note 10 is launching in August but we had no idea what exactly would be the launch date…

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Three to launch 5G service in August

LONDON (BBC News): Three will launch its first 5G network this August in London, before extending it to 25 other UK towns and cities before the end of the year. The telecoms company will kick off with a home broadband service in the capital but is also launching mobile services. It follows BT’s EE and…

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China calls in foreign tech firms after Huawei sales ban

BEIJING (Reuters): China summoned global technology companies for talks last week following last month’s U.S. ban on selling technology to China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd , two people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Sunday. The blacklisting of Huawei, the world’s largest maker of telecoms network equipment, bars U.S. companies from supplying it with…

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Europe’s 5G to cost $62b more if Chinese vendors banned

PARIS (Reuters): A ban on buying telecoms equipment from Chinese firms would add about 55 billion euros ($62 billion) to the cost of 5G networks in Europe and delay the technology by about 18 months, according to an industry analysis seen by Reuters. The United States added Huawei Technologies, the world’s biggest telecoms equipment maker,…

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Facebook suspends app pre-installs on Huawei phones

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters): Facebook Inc is no longer allowing pre-installation of its apps on Huawei phones, the latest blow for the Chinese tech giant as it struggles to keep its business afloat in the face of a US ban on its purchase of American parts and software. Customers who already have Huawei phones will still…

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Dutch scientists introduce world’s smallest racing drone

Monitoring Desk STOCKHOLM: World’s smallest autonomous racing drone has been created by researchers at TU Delft. Drone measures in a 10cm diameter or slightly less than 4-inches with a weight of just 72 grams to fly and track autonomously using a single camera. According to New Atlas, the small drone can achieve speeds that rival…

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Apple faces heightened scrutiny at software summit

SAN JOSE, California (Gulf News): On Monday, Apple is expected to announce the next-generation iOS software at the World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) in San Jose, California. The tech industry will be watching not just with the usual anticipation — due in no small part to the media build-up — but to see how Apple…

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