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Google in talks to move into banking

Google has become the latest big tech firm to move into banking by offering current accounts. The firm said it plans to partner with banks and credit unions in the US to offer the “smart checking” accounts. It said the service, to be launched via Google Pay, will allow users …

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Sony’s PlayStation 5 launch set for late 2020

Sony said on Tuesday its next-generation PlayStation 5 console, with new immersive features giving players the tactile experience of virtual worlds, would launch for the 2020 holiday season. The Japanese electronics firm, which had teased its new console earlier this year, said a major new feature of the updated console …

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Microsoft bets on foldable, though not bendable, devices

Microsoft has unveiled two folding devices, with dual touch screens, which it says will create a new category in mobile computing. But, unlike attempts from its rivals, the firm has not adopted a bendable screen – nor has it decided to include a high-end camera system on the products. Panos …

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Notorious GandCrab hacker group ‘returns from retirement’

An infamous hacker group that was thought to have disbanded appears to be behind a wave of new attacks being carried out across the world. Researchers at cyber-security company Secureworks say they reached their conclusion after analysing a new strain of computer virus. They claim the culprits are the GandCrab …

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Huawei Mate 30 Pro, Mate 30 smartphones launched: Price, specifications

Huawei on Friday launched its latest Mate 30 series in Munich, Germany. The new Huawei flagship series features Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro. Huawei Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro are the first phones the company launched after its Google ban. Huawei’s Mate 30 phones run on the new …

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Call of Duty: Mobile launches on October 1, takes on PUBG Mobile

Call of Duty: Mobile will roll out for Android and iOS platforms on October 1. The free-to-play mobile game will have all the important features of the main version and will offer new maps, characters and a PUBG Mobile-like Battle Royale mode. Activision has already confirmed Call of Duty: Mobile …

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Apple recalls older generation 15-inch MacBook Pro over fire risk

Apple is recalling some older-generation 15-inch MacBook Pros over batteries that could catch fire, the company announced Thursday. The voluntary recall, which is for 15-inch Pros sold between September 2015 and February 2017, appears to be limited to the older generation of the MacBook Pro, not the recent models that …

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