Fitbit is allegedly in talks with the investment bank, Qatalyst Partners. The two are discussing the future of Fitbit following its struggle to get a foothold in the smartwatch market.
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Google has announced that it is planning to spend €3 billion in Europe over the next two years to bolster the data centres that it operates. The investments will help create more jobs.
BritBox and Viacom have come to an agreement which will see hours of content from Channel 5 and Comedy Central UK be available on the streaming service. BritBox is to launch in the UK this year.
Google has revealed a couple of new features that it has recently been working on in Chrome. The new additions will be available across several Chrome updates that will be landing this year.
Roku has announced a new line-up of streaming players. The players cost between $29.99 and $99.99, with some being exclusively available at either Best Buy or Walmart. Pre-orders are open now.
Roku has announced that it's set to begin rolling out Roku OS 9.2 to players and TVs. The update makes program discoverability that much easier and expands the capabilities of voice commands.
A new study from Roku suggests that in 5 years, the number of streamers could overtake those that pay for TV content. The study included more than 19,000 participants making the findings plausible.
Plex will begin hosting Lionsgate content for free on its platform, worldwide, from the end of the year. The content will be free for users but will require them to sit through ads.
The BBC has launched its new Own It app which features a keyboard that helps children send more thoughtful messages. The keyboard will alert the child if they're about to send a negative message.
Mozilla has announced that it plans to release new versions of Firefox every four weeks starting in 2020. As 2019 closes, it will begin shortening the length of development cycles in preparation.
Snap Inc. has announced the availability of 3D Camera Mode for Snapchat. Everyone on Android and iOS will be able to experience 3D Snaps but you'll need an iPhone X or newer to create them.
Apple has had its hearing the the EU's General Court today. It has claimed that the EU's tax order of €13 billion over its dealings in Ireland are out of proportion and does not reflect reality.
The CentOS project has announced that CentOS 8 will be released on September 24. There's no word on when CentOS 7.7 will be available but it too should be ready soon. CentOS 8 is supported until 2029.
Apple is set to challenge the European Commission in the EU's second-highest court on Tuesday after it was ordered by the EU executive to pay a massive €13 billion ($14.4 billion) in back taxes.
The EU's upcoming finance minister has announced that a digital tax is a priority for him and that he will oversee the arrangements across the bloc on a suitable taxation level which all agree to.
Samsung has announced that the Galaxy Note10 will be receiving some exclusive features in the Samsung Weather app. Users will now get weather alerts, radar maps, and weather video clips.
KaiOS Technologies has announced the official launch of the KaiOS Developer Portal. The portal contains a lot of useful content for developers to get started building their own KaiOS apps.
O2 has announced that it is now offering 'Limitless' data from £33 per month. You can get unlimited data via a sim-only contract or as part of your mobile contract bundle on newly released devices.
French finance minister, Bruno La Maire, has re-iterated that the EU needs to regulate cryptocurrencies after Facebook announced Libra. He also said the EU should develop a cryptocurrency.
A Reddit-defined fear of small holes, Trypophobia, is allegedly gripping hundreds of people after Apple revealed it's new iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max which feature a triple camera design.
Mozilla has launched a new premium tier for enterprise support. Prices start at $10 per machine and customers get numerous benefits over free clients. The move could help Mozilla boost revenues.
LG has announced a partnership with Microsoft to connect webOS Auto with MCVP and Power BI. This will allow car manufacturers to gather more data to offer more services and improve the experience.
Apple has said that Apple TV+ will launch on November 1 for the low price of $4.99 per month - roughly the cost of one movie rental. Those buying Apple hardware will get Apple TV+ for free for a year.
Mozilla has announced the revival of the Test Pilot program for Firefox. The first product in the Test Pilot incubator is Firefox Private Network, Mozilla's own VPN, which it plans to charge for.
Microsoft's president, Brad Smith, has revealed in a new book that Taylor Swift's lawyers were threatening legal action over the naming of Microsoft's short lived AI-powered chatbot, Tay.
Huawei has reported that the U.S. government has returned hardware to it that was seized back in 2017. The Chinese firm has dropped a lawsuit it filed in June over the matter as a result.
Google has taken to Twitter today to tease its upcoming Google Play Pass subscription service. It'll be available soon for $4.99 per month, according to previously leaked screenshots.
Vivaldi Technologies has announced the availability of Vivaldi on Android. Although it is in beta, the browser is more or less feature complete, more advanced features could come later.
A new survey published by Oxford Internet Institute has revealed that the elderly, the poor, and those with fewer academic qualifications are the least likely to be connected to the internet.
Roku has announced that it's expanding its Roku TV licensing program to Europe. This allows manufacturers to acquire licenses to ship Roku OS on their devices, with the software then updated by Roku.
The Recording Industry Association of America has published a new report which shows that there are now more than 60 million paid subscriptions for online music streaming services.
LG has unveiled its latest high-end device, the LG G8X ThinQ. It was unveiled alongside an updated LG Dual Screen. The new device will go on sale in the fourth quarter at an unspecified price.
Microsoft has announced the availability if its first Windows 10 PowerToys utilities. They're still in the preview phase and Microsoft said it has some other tools in the pipeline for future updates.
Opera has been awarded the Red Dot Award for the effort it has put into the gaming-oriented web browser, Opera GX. The firm also announced that the browser has been downloaded 1 million times.
Facebook has finally launched its dating service in the United States. The company announced the product early last year. The social media giant said it will launch Facebook Dating in Europe in 2020.
Google has released a new Tinder-like carousel feature for mobile which will help you find movies and TV shows most suited to your interests. You can then get price comparisons for each title.
Twitter has announced that it's suspending the ability to send tweets via SMS while it addresses a vulnerability, with the help of mobile carriers. It comes after Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey, got hacked.
The National Transport Safety Board recently released documents pertaining to a crash involving a Tesla Model S back in January 2018. It warned that Autopilot allows drivers to disengage from driving.
The Document Foundation has announced the formation of a new team within the community that will dedicate itself to fixing issues with PowerPoint (PPT & PPTX) files in LibreOffice Impress.
LG has announced that it will bring the new 27-inch UltraGear 1ms IPS Gray-to-Gray monitor to IFA 2019 and show it off alongside two previously announced, but new, IPS gaming monitors.