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HUAMI TEASES A NEW INCOMING SMART WEARABLE, LAUNCH SET FOR OCTOBER 27

HUAMI TEASES A NEW INCOMING SMART WEARABLE, LAUNCH SET FOR OCTOBER 27

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AMIT DUASEPTEMBER 24, 2020 Huami seems to be on the roll when it comes to launching new wearable. The Chinese brand has added three new products to its portfolio in the month of September alone. Huami launched two smartwatches namely Amazfit GTR 2, Amazfit GTS 2 along a fitness tracker Amazfit Band 5. The brand has now teased yet another smart wearable and this time it seems to be focussing a lot more on the health department. HUAMI TO LAUNCH NEW SMART WEARABLE NEXT MONTH! With the newly released teaser, Huami is talking about a journey to “Where style meets health”. The new teaser line clearly points towards a health-oriented smart wearable. The new unknown smart wearable will see its official launch on October 27. Apart from the teaser line, Huam...
VIVO V20 SE GOES OFFICIAL WITH SNAPDRAGON 665, 48MP CAMERA AND MORE

VIVO V20 SE GOES OFFICIAL WITH SNAPDRAGON 665, 48MP CAMERA AND MORE

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MARCO LANCASTERSEPTEMBER 24, 2020 Earlier this week, Vivo unveiled the Vivo V20 series in the form of the vanilla V20 and V20 Pro. Since its big reveal, we knew that there still was a missing piece on this family – The Vivo V20 SE. Now, the wait is over and the company finally disclosed the Vivo V20 SE in all its glory. As you might expect, it’s a mid-range smartphone without 5G capabilities but a good overall package of specifications that may justify your choice for it. It’s priced aggressively below its brothers. VIVO V20 SE SPECIFICATIONS Under the hood, we have the Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 chipset. It may not be your cup of tea, but still is a solid chipset for mid-range performance. It packs eight Cortex-A53 cores with up to 2.2GHz of clock speed. The c...
Ring will introduce end-to-end encryption to address security concerns

Ring will introduce end-to-end encryption to address security concerns

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Users will also be able to decide how long stored videos remain in the cloud. Daniel Cooper, @danielwcooper5h ago 2Comments 76Shares  Chip Somodevilla via Getty Images 2020 has seen Ring come in for plenty of criticism about the security of its products and the closeness of its leadership with law enforcement. The EFF has said that the company’s Android app was riddled with third party trackers, and its partnerships with police forces was leading us toward a surveillance state. To address some of those concerns, the company is beefing up encryption for users’s stored videos. The biggest change is the introduction of end-to-end encryption for its videos, which will be added to Control Center in due course...
A closer look at Luna, Amazon’s cloud gaming service

A closer look at Luna, Amazon’s cloud gaming service

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Spoiler: It’s not a native iOS app. Jessica Conditt, @JessConditt5h ago 10Comments 413Shares  Luna is what happens when you take the subscription model of Prime Video, mash it up with Twitch, plug that into Amazon Web Services, and wrap it all in an Alexa-powered gamepad. In short, Luna is Amazon’s cloud gaming platform, and the latest rival to Microsoft’s xCloud and Google’s Stadia. It goes live in early access in October, subscriptions start at $5.99 a month, and players in the US can sign up today to receive an invite via Amazon.  Amazon revealed Luna and its low-latency gamepad today during the company’s annual hardware event. We spoke with platform executives -- and briefly went hands-on with Luna itself -- ahead of this morning’s ...
Iran hits back at ‘delirious’ Saudi after King Salman’s UN speech

Iran hits back at ‘delirious’ Saudi after King Salman’s UN speech

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In response to a fiery UN speech by King Salman, Iranian officials brand Saudi Arabia as the main sponsor of ‘terrorism’ in the region. Iran's national flag waves as Milad telecommunications tower in Tehran [File: Vahid Salemi/AP Photo] 24 Sep 2020 Iran has slammed Saudi Arabia’s “delirious talk” as it hit back at a damning speech by the kingdom’s ruler during an annual meeting of world leaders at the United Nations. During a video statement on Wednesday, King Salman bin Abdulaziz called on the 193-member UN General Assembly for a comprehensive solution to Riyadh’s archenemy and to stop it from obtaining weapons of mass destruction. In his address, the 84-year-old Saudi monarch alleged that Iran has exploited its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers to “intensi...
The feminisation of alcohol marketing

The feminisation of alcohol marketing

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(Credit: Alamy) Pink, glitter, ‘mummy wine time’… how the ways marketers sell drinks to women can be patronising – and damaging.T This story is from an episode of Woman’s Hour from the BBC World Service. It was presented by Jenni Murray, produced by Rabeka Nurmahomed, and edited by Sarah Crawley. Adapted for text by Bryan Lufkin. For more from Woman’s Hour, click here. Blue means boy, pink means girl. Gendered signals like these begin the second we’re born and continue through the course of our lives. From childhood to adulthood, marketers use gendered stereotypes and tropes to convince us to buy their products – and it does seem to work. A 2018 study conducted in New York City found women are willing to pay up to 13% more for the same goods as men – ...
Xinjiang: Large numbers of new detention camps uncovered in report

Xinjiang: Large numbers of new detention camps uncovered in report

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24 September 2020 Image captionChina says the camps are a necessary measure against terrorism China has expanded its network of detention centres for its Uighur minority despite insisting the "re-education" system was being scaled back, a new report says. The Australian Strategic Policy Institute says there are 380 suspected facilities in the Xinjiang region - some 40% more than previous estimates.  China says its aim is to tackle poverty and religious extremism in Xinjiang. But the US has likened the centres to concentration camps. Rights groups say at least a million people have been incarcerated in the system. What does the report say? The report identifies 100 more detention sites than previous investigations have shown, based on analysis of satellite...
PRN Sabah: Lebih 1.08 juta pemilih layak mengundi Sabtu ini

PRN Sabah: Lebih 1.08 juta pemilih layak mengundi Sabtu ini

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Oleh MAISARAH SHEIKH RAHIM24 September 2020, 9:07 pm Share on facebookShare on twitterShare on whatsappShare on emailShare on telegram PUTRAJAYA : Seramai 1,088,711 daripada 1,103,646 pengundi biasa layak mengundi pada Sabtu ini bersempena Pilihan Raya Negeri (PRN) Sabah.  Setiausaha Suruhanjaya Pilihan Raya (SPR), Ikmalrudin Ishak berkata, seramai 14,935 pengundi pula telah mengundi secara pos.  Kata beliau, bagi pengundi yang telah menerima Kad Pengundi (Voter’s Card) atau yang telah mengetahui maklumat pengundian, mereka boleh terus ke saluran mengundi dan tidak perlu lagi membuat semakan di barung semakan SPR.   “Pada Kad Pengundi kali ini, SPR juga meletakkan maklumat ‘Masa Keluar Mengundi Yang Digalakkan’ bagi setiap pengundi dan...
Dakwaan Anwar timbulkan pelbagai persoalan

Dakwaan Anwar timbulkan pelbagai persoalan

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September 24, 2020 @ 10:16am Presiden Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR), Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim - Foto AFP KUALA LUMPUR: Dakwaan Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim semalam, bahawa beliau mendapat sokongan 'kukuh dan meyakinkan' untuk mengambil alih tampuk pemerintahan, menimbulkan pelbagai persoalan sejauh manakah beliau mampu menggugat kerajaan Perikatan Nasional (PN). Kerajaan PN akan terus memerintah selagi Presiden Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) itu dapat membuktikan kepada Yang di-Pertuan Agong dan Dewan Rakyat yang beliau benar-benar mempunyai angka keramat untuk mengambil alih tampuk pemerintahan kerajaan PN. Bagi pakar geostrategi. Azmi Hassan, walau apapun percaturan Anwar, kata putus akhir mengenai sebarang perubahan pada tampuk pemerintahan bukan terletak di tangan beliau tetapi di ...