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Hi-Tech Microsoft sinks data centre into Scottish sea
Author: 0 Microsoft sinks data centre into Scottish sea

It includes 12 racks with 864 servers and 27.6 petabytes of storage which is enough for around 5 million films. Orkney was chosen because it is a major centre for renewable energy research. If successful, it could herald a new wave of data centres that can be deployed rapidly and inexpensively while increasing data speeds along coastal regions.

Author: 0 Alienware returns to gaming headsets after a nine-year layoff

Dell also announced some new Alienware accessories today, including the first Alienware Wireless Gaming Headset that will be available in the United States on June 11. High fidelity 40mm Neodymium drivers deliver deep rich bass and an expansive soundscape with a frequency response of 20Hz to 20KHz. This also has customizable LED lighting, with up to 6.8 million colors, and it's built for quality and comfort.

Hi-Tech Apple clamps down further on third-party tracking with latest iOS updates
Author: 0 Apple clamps down further on third-party tracking with latest iOS updates

App Store Connect for iOS helps developers manage their apps that are available in the App Store . Two Apple shareholders sent an open letter in June asking the company to take on phone addiction among children. iOS 12 also introduces "Grouped Notifications", making it easier to view and manage multiple notifications at once. "Siri can also intelligently make suggestions for notifications settings, such as to quietly deliver or turn alerts off, based on which alerts are acted ...

Hi-Tech Facebook Faces Heat Over 3rd-Party Data Access Report
Author: 0 Facebook Faces Heat Over 3rd-Party Data Access Report

The deals allowed Facebook to expand its reach and let device makers offer customers popular features of the social network , such as messaging, "like" buttons and address books. Facebook has faced intense regulatory scrutiny so far this year after acknowledging that Cambridge Analytica gained unauthorized access to the personal data of millions of Facebook users during the 2016 USA presidential campaign.

Hi-Tech Here are some of the new features of macOS 10.14 Mojave
Author: 0 Here are some of the new features of macOS 10.14 Mojave

If you're not a fan of the new aesthetic, you'll be able toggle between a light and dark mode . The new macOS , called Mojave , will now let users enter into something called Dark Mode . Apple Worldwide Developers Conference 2018 event was kickstarted with a keynote by CEO Tim Cook on Monday. macOS Mojave finally brings video conferencing to FaceTime , a feature Apple likes to call Group FaceTime .

Author: 0 Moto Z3 Play lands with dual-camera, larger screen and slick design

Last week, the phone was spotted on benchmarking site Geekbench . However, the highlight of the changelog is support for the Moto Z3 Play . Dual cameras appear for the first time on a Z Play device (the more expensive Z2 Force did sport them past year, though), with a primary 12MP low light sensor complemented by a 5MP depth sensor.

Hi-Tech Google releases Android P Beta 2, including 157 new emoji
Author: 0 Google releases Android P Beta 2, including 157 new emoji

The devices covered by the factory images and OTA update include the Pixel , Pixel XL , Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL . Google launched the first Android P developer preview in March and waited until May to release the second Android P developer preview at its I/O developers conference.

Author: 0 Microsoft's Data Centre Willingly Gets in the Sea

Dubbed Project Natick, the vessel is the second from Microsoft after it launched a similar project off the Pacific Coast. "Additionally, because there are no people, we can take all the oxygen and most of the water vapour out of the atmosphere which reduces corrosion, which is a significant problem in data centres".

Hi-Tech Instagram will reportedly let users upload hour-long videos soon
Author: 0 Instagram will reportedly let users upload hour-long videos soon

As it stands now, Instagram only allows users to upload videos up to one-minute in length. But the move would open up new opportunities for the app to rake in ad dollars as longer videos could accommodate more ads. It's not clear when the feature might launch, but it would be a major expansion for Instagram, which until now has focused on shorter videos. Last month, a Pew Research Center Study found that teenagers were leaving Facebook for other social media platforms such as Instagram.

Hi-Tech Top Apple iOS 12 features helpful for the enterprise - Modern Mobility
Author: 0 Top Apple iOS 12 features helpful for the enterprise - Modern Mobility

It remains to be seen whether or not this new group FaceTime feature will run smoothly when iOS 12 launches later this year. This is also when new iPhones are nearly certain to come out this year. According to The Guardian , the update will also limit a process called "fingerprinting", where data companies gather information about a web user's computer.

Author: 0 AMD reveals its 32-core Threadripper 2 CPU

AMD has unveiled its latest powerhouse Threadripper 2 CPUs, loading the top specced chip with an astounding 32 cores and 64 threads, making it an on paper flawless choice for creative professionals. AMD also upped the stakes with volumetric lighting in a second run with a 32-core version machine as well, but didn't invite the Intel chip along for comparison's sake that time around.

Hi-Tech Next-generation BMW X5 unveiled
Author: 0 Next-generation BMW X5 unveiled

It will of course come to the Indian market next year and compete against the likes of Mercedes GLS and the Audi Q7 . In order to do this, we went to the BMW Plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina to see how the new BMW X5 is being built.

Hi-Tech IOS 12 Will Help You Fight Your iPhone Addiction
Author: 0 IOS 12 Will Help You Fight Your iPhone Addiction

The game was somewhat amusing, but it was mostly about showcasing the potential of ARKit 2 once developers get their hands on it. But at a time when inclusion is the need of the hour, and other tech events still go on without any women representation (CES 2018 didn't feature any women speakers for the second year in a row), will this number suffice? The event also included major updates on ARKit, the framework the company released previous year to help developers build ...

Hi-Tech Blizzard is working on a new Diablo project
Author: 0 Blizzard is working on a new Diablo project

The role on offer is for a talented dungeon artist for the fantastical action RPG, which is referred to in the listing as "an unannounced project". Previous to this there have been strong rumours of a Switch version of Diablo III , although that's never been confirmed.

Hi-Tech Alfa Romeo 8C, GTV and new SUVs arriving by 2022
Author: 0 Alfa Romeo 8C, GTV and new SUVs arriving by 2022

Previous reports suggested the Giulia coupe would join the lineup this year, but the fact that the GTV Quadrifoglio will use a new hybrid powertrain likely means it probably will be further off than that. The second SUV being planned will be the flagship Alfa-Romeo SUV positioned higher than the Stelvio . Kuniskis said it is important for Alfa to be able to "compete in two key segments where we have no presence today".

Hi-Tech Firefox tests new Side View, themes editor features
Author: 0 Firefox tests new Side View, themes editor features

What is it? Test Pilot is a sandbox of sorts that lets Mozilla developers tinker with new Firefox features without disrupting the user experience. This can be done on your own by simply arranging two windows side-by-side or adding a second monitor to the mix but in a pinch, Side View can be a convenient workaround that saves a lot of time.

Hi-Tech Apple Unveils New Screen-Time Controls With iOS 12
Author: 0 Apple Unveils New Screen-Time Controls With iOS 12

The Watch will also encourage competition among friends, with workout challenges to see who can close more "fitness rings" within a set amount of time. Apple also announced some other small related features, like setting end times for Do Not Disturb when you leave a location or when event ends, as well as adjusting notification settings for apps right from the Notification Center (without going into the Settings).