LG has pledged to go carbon neutral by the year 2030. The South Korean company plans to achieve this goal via a multifaceted approach of buying credits, and reducing its emissions in half.
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The German chipmaker, Infineon, is the latest company that has announced it will suspend trade with the Chinese phone maker, Huawei. Other hardware manufacturers are considering their stance too.
Mozilla is planning to deploy WebRender with the release of Firefox 67. According to a post on Reddit, only about 5% of users will get the new feature initially and it may be restricted to Windows 10.
Treyarch has allegedly taken over the Call of Duty game that is due for 2020. The takeover was confirmed by three people who said there were disagreements between Raven and Sledgehammer.
Campaigners and experts have made calls for victims of revenge porn to be given anonymity when they report a crime. Revenge porn cases also saw a 23% drop in charges in recent years.
UNESCO has published a new report which highlights concerns over to the use of female voices for digital assistants by default. It has published issues and recommendations for addressing them.
Opera has announced the release of version 52 of Opera for Android. The new update comes with several visual and under the hood improvements which will make the overall browsing experience better.
The UK communications regulator, Ofcom, has introduced a new rule which will see service providers notify customers when their contract is about to expire, giving users time to switch contracts.
Google's Eric Schmidt has made remarks to the BBC recently, in which he has stated that he was comfortable with Google's tax avoidance practices and that he would defend the company's actions.
Match Group has said that it will soon launch Tinder Lite. The app aims to get users in developing countries onto the platform. The firm is just the latest to launch a Lite app to reach more users.
Uber is set to go public on the New York Stock Exchange tomorrow. Out of the gate, the firm is selling shares for $45 a piece which is at the lower end of the estimated share prices.
Samsung has is currently sampling two new ISOCELL image sensors which are capable of producing 64- and 48-MP images. The sensors also have the ability to produce good low-light images.
SpaceX has announced that it'll launch dozens of Starlink satellites into space on May 15. The satellites will not have communication links between them but include antennas and electric propulsion.
Mozilla has just released Firefox 66.0.5 which further addresses issues pertaining to the extensions incident over the weekend. If you use a master password and experienced issues, this is for you.
Samsung has unveiled its Exynos i T100 chip, a device that's aimed at IoT devices and offers greater security and durability. Samsung says that the chip can withstand temperatures as high as 125ºC.
Red Hat Inc. has just released Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8, the first major update to the operating system since 2014. Full support for RHEL 8 will be delivered to customers until May 2024.
Canonical has finally decided that the next version of Ubuntu will carry the codename Eoan Ermine, which is really just a fancy name for a stoat. Ubuntu 19.10 is due for release in mid-October.
RBC Capital Markets has reported that Amazon can already deliver to 72% of the U.S. in just one day. The finding is good news for Amazon which recently announced default one-day Prime deliveries.
Mozilla has released Firefox 66.0.4 which mitigates many, but not all, of the problems surrounding user extensions being remotely disabled. It launched the update now to limit business disruption.
Ofcom has released a new report which suggests that the majority (53%) of premises in the UK now have access to ultra-fast broadband which is defined as having download speeds above 300Mbit/s.
DuckDuckGo, the privacy-oriented search engine, has proposed draft legislation which will finally make Do Not Track effective. Do Not Track is an opt-in mechanism that aims to boost user's privacy.
The Fedora Project has released Fedora 30. The new update shakes up the available editions and comes with many big changes on desktop, namely with the release of Fedora Silverblue.
The UK's Civil Aviation Authority is consulting on a new license which will see drone operators pay an annual fee of £16.50. New EU rules require member states to keep a list of drone operators.
Ofcom has revealed the UK's best and worst telecom firms based on customer service. Overall the companies performed better than last year, having a higher customer satisfaction rates.
Apple has responded to claims that it was pulling parental control apps to stifle competition. It claimed that apps violating rules were pulled and developers were given 30 days to update apps.
Apple has announced a voluntary recall of one of its AC wall plug adapters. It said it knows about six incidents where the hardware broke and caused electrical shocks to customers.
ProtonMail users can now upgrade their inboxes to user elliptic curve cryptography which enhances the inbox's speed and security. New users will automatically begin using elliptic curve cryptography.
Bumble is set to gain a new feature this summer which will help users filter out lewd pictures from particularly forward matches. Private Detector will come to Badoo, Chappy and Lumen too.
Amazon has announced Key for Garage. The new service allows Prime members get deliveries straight to their garage. The new service means you don't have to be in to receive the parcels you order.
The open source kart racing game, SuperTuxKart, has finally seen its 1.0 release after 12 years of development. The update's main feature is the ability to play against others online.
Canonical has announced that OpenJDK 11 has become the default Java package on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, replacing OpenJDK 10. The move comes days after Red Hat announced its stewardship of OpenJDK 11.
Apple has unveiled a raft of initiatives to celebrate Earth Day on April 22. The firm also released its yearly environmental report which outlines the environmental achievements in 2018.
Google has finally added a reader mode to its developmental Chrome Canary builds on the desktop. Google has been slow to add the feature, with Apple adding it to Safari 5 back in 2010.
Canonical has just released Ubuntu 19.04 Disco Dingo. The update is not a Long Term Support release so it shall only be supported for nine months. The update comes with a new kernel and GNOME version.
Google took to its blog today in order to promote the upcoming Anker Roav Bolt which is now available for pre-order. The device equips cars with the hands-free Google Assistant via a smartphone.
Several technology companies have backed a new amendment to California's upcoming privacy laws. The amendment extends protections for end users; it was largely backed by privacy-first firms.
A UK watchdog has set out new rules that firms should follow when it comes to designing online services. The rules encourage services to put children's data privacy as a top priority.
Acer, at its next@acer event in New York, unveiled two new premium Chromebooks, the Acer Chromebook 715 and the Acer Chromebook 714. They both go on sale from June or July depending on location.
Amazon, Google, and Apple all listen to some audio clips sent to their servers through smart speakers, it has been revealed. They said that personal information isn't linked to recordings.
Apple has announced that it will succeed its goal of introducing 4 gigawatts of renewable energy into its supply chain by 2020 after it persuaded more suppliers to pledge to use green energy.