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Apple's iPhone X Built With Illegal Overtime Teen Labor — FT

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She added that she is made to assemble up to 1,200 iPhone X cameras each day. Get tech news in your inbox weekday mornings. "We are being forced by our school to work here", Ms. Workers at a Foxconn facility in 2010. The student, who is training to be a train attendant at the Zhengzhou Urban Rail Transit School, said that the work had nothing to do with her studies. Read More »

Skype download removed from Apple and Android App Stores in China

Apple tells FT that an audit showed instances of students working overtime but "we've confirmed the students worked voluntarily, were compensated and provided benefits, but they should not have been allowed to work overtime". Recently, the government has blocked other programs including Gmail, Facebook, Twitter, Line, and Telegram. Skype app and other major foreign-run tools for online communication are not available on smartphones manufactured by Chinese tech giants like Huawei and Xiaomi. Read More »

Chinese social media giant is worth more than Facebook

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Tencent's publishing-focused arm was spun off and listed in Hong Kong earlier this year. Tencent shares closed more than 2% higher in Hong Kong on Tuesday, valuing the social media and gaming giant at around $522 billion, according to FactSet. Read More »

Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition - V-Trigger II Teaser

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If you're unaware, the V-Trigger is a special skill unique to each character in SF5 that can be used when a meter fills. Additionally, Arcade and Extra Battle modes will be added as part of the upgrade that will come alongside a new UI making it easier to navigate through the game's content. Read More »

Karan Johar Introduces Janhvi Kapoor and Ishaan Khattar

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Says a source, "The credit rolls of Dhadak will have their names as Janhvi and Ishaan. The story is about youngsters in the 18-21-year-old age bracket and he wanted actors with no image, which is why he chose them (Janhvi and Ishaan)". His parents - Pankaj Kapur and Neelima Azim - were not huge stars. He further added, "What was nepotism applicable in Shahid's case?" The filmmaker was dissed because he launched star kids yet again rather then new talent, which got people to troll him for ... Read More »

Our first-ever interstellar visitor has been sighted

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NASA's space telescope, including the Hubble and Spitzer are observing the object. "This history-making discovery is opening a new window to study formation of solar systems beyond our own". This story first appeared on The Sun . Gemini , the ESO's Very Large Telescope in Chile, the Canada France Hawaii Telescope , the United Kingdom Infrared Telescope , and other observatories trained their eyes on the asteroid. Read More »

Need for Speed Payback increases rewards and tweaks lootboxes

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Events, including Roaming Racer, will now drop more REP and Bank, allowing players to progress faster. Also, if you finish an event outside of first place you will get slightly more REP and Bank than before. "Today's changes are just phase one and we have further tweaks coming", Ghost Games concluded. Given how loot crates and microtransactions are viewed lately, it's wise for EA to change similar items in Need for Speed: Payback . Read More »

Apple's first VP of inclusion and diversity leaves after 6 months

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Smith reportedly spoke with Apple CEO Tim Cook about her career and its next stage. Over the last few months, Apple has been searching for a successor to replace Young Smith. She was named to the newly created vice president role in May after serving as Apple's head of HR. Smith will succeed Judith Spitz, a former Verizon CIO, as Cornell Tech's second executive-in-residence. Read More »

Could Alonso drive a Toyota at Le Mans 2018?

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Toyota said they didn't do any low fuel runs with Alonso, and Alonso said it was a "great day". "Fernando is very interested by Le Mans as well as endurance racing and he is keen to drive a state-of-the-art hybrid LMP1 auto", a Toyota statement read. Read More »

Sylvester Stallone denies sexual assault claim

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No one was aware of these allegations before they are released [yesterday], which includes Mr. Stallone. It's completely untrue that I introduced a 16-year-old female stranger to Mr. The girl did not respond , and after that Stallone called her bodyguard Michael "Mike" de Luca, who was in the bathroom of the same room. Stallone's " Over the Top " costar, David Mendenhall , was said to have been the one to introduce Stallone to the teen, according to The Daily Mail . Read More »

Giant 'Minecraft' graphics upgrade delayed to 2018

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The update will also add new physics involving the tricky behavior of water, like buoyancy. Once the Nintendo Switch cross platform multiplayer update gets released, " Minecraft " players using PC, Xbox One , mobile, and Switch will be able to play the game together. Read More »

Rainbow Six Siege Year 3 Content Roadmap Announced

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Year 3 is set to begin with Operation Chimera, which introduces two brand new operators as well as the Outbreak event. Further content updates during Year 3 include two new maps set in Italy and Morocco (along with matching operators from each country) and an as yet untitled remake of an existing map, complete with updated level designs and a new art direction. Read More »

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp released this week

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Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp itself is a mobile game where you play as the owner of a new camping site, improving it over time by interacting with its happy campers and completing quests for them. Up until now, the mobile game was only available in Australia, but now campers worldwide will be able to get in on the fun! Fortunately, it maintains the lovable Animal Crossing charm as players manage their own campsite inhabited by adorable tenants who will soon become your friends. Read More »

Tag: Vivo V7 Price in India

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The camera department of the Vivo V7 too has been carried forward from its elder sibling. It is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 450 SoC clocked up to 1.8GHz, coupled with 4GB of RAM. The Vivo V7 launch can be streamed online by the Vivo fans. The V7 smartphone comes with a 5.7-inch HD+ IPS display . The specs and features of the Vivo V7 indicate that of a mid-range device. Read More »

Google Lens rolling out to Assistant for Pixel, Pixel 2 users

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It was previously available only via the Google Photos app, but it now looks like the company is rolling it out for Google Assistant for Pixel users as well. It has been created to bring up relevant information using visual analysis, and is expected to be relevant to Google CEO Sundar Pichai's "AI first" goal. Read More »

OnePlus 3, 3T finally get their sweet Android Oreo snack

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Interestingly, the OnePlus 3 and 3T users are getting the latest update before the OnePlus 5 and recently-launched OnePlus 5T . The company confirmed the software update roll out via blog post . The manufacturer has promised only two Android version updates, not two years' worth of updates. The older generation is still set to get regular security patches though. Read More »

Nigerian Bobsled Team Will Participate in 2018 Winter Olympics for First Time

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Adigun, who ran in the 2012 Olympics and is now also eligible for the World Cup of You Go Girl, spearheaded the project and recruited her other two teammates in 2016. Solomon Ogba , president of the Bobsled and Skeleton Federation of Nigeria, stated that he hopes that Nigerians can appreciate "the work, the discipline and the personal sacrifices", of the team. Read More »

Grigor Dimitrov destroys David Goffin in London, seals top spot

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And while Federer remains the title favorite following Rafael Nadal's injury withdrawal, Dimitrov will fancy his chances of becoming the first debutant victor since Alex Corretja in 1998. Dominant Dimitrov Dimitrov had won three of his four previous meetings with Goffin and he was quick to establish control once again. Dimitrov rattled through a flawless first set in 27 minutes, losing only 12 points on route, and it took Goffin 48 minutes to win his first game of the contest. Read More »

You Can Now Create Stories Directly From Instagram's Mobile Website

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Instagram said the update would be rolling out to all users in the coming weeks, and follows the introduction of viewable Stories to the web on mobile for the first time earlier this year - a feature which was launched in August. Once a new user joins the live video, screen will then split into two and your friend will appear below you. If there's a travel destination or savory meal you want to remember for late, you can bookmark posts and visit all your saved examples. Read More »

Facebook Adds Trust Indicators for News Articles to Boost Real Journalism

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Internet giants such as Facebook Inc. and Google Inc. have come under fire over the a year ago the untrustworthy news that gets circulated on their platforms, but now the two companies and several others are joining a new initiative from The Trust Project aimed at helping users spot sketchy sources using " trust indicators ". Read More »

Here's how you can save on a 4K TV before Black Friday

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The big box retailers, Target , Walmart and Best Buy , have revealed their "doorbuster", promotions, created to get massive crowds in the stores and online Thanksgiving evening and Friday , in pursuit of the handful of items offered at the lower prices. Read More »

Skyrim Supports Nintendo Switch Video Capture

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Nintendo followed up its stellar September by taking the top two spots on the USA hardware sales charts yet again in October, the company announced today. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim's launch on Nintendo Switch will offer a completely new experience to game players. The open-world adventure was able to claim the throne as the fastest-selling Super Mario game ever in the United States. Read More »

Markets Surge, Sensex Jumps 341 Points to 33448, Nifty at 10323

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The stock markets too have rallied smartly on Friday. However, profit booking brought down the exponential rise which was witnessed during the morning and noon sessions. Reacting to the ratings upgrade, finance minister Arun Jaitley said, "Many who had doubts in their minds about India's reform process would need to now seriously introspect on their thinking". Read More »