AMP, Google’s somewhat controversial project for speeding up the mobile web, has always been open-source, but it also always felt like a Google project first. Today, however, Google announced that the AMP framework will join the OpenJS Foundation, the Linux Foundation-based group that launched last year after the merger of the Node.js and JS foundations.
0 Comments
Nikon has launched a brand new Z series camera called the Z50, which unlike the Z7 and Z6 full-frame cameras, is the company’s first cropped sensor (APS-C) mirrorless camera. It’s based on the Z-mount, can shoot 4K videos, apart from boasting of a slim and light body. The camera will be available in November starting
0 Comments
Senator Marco Rubio on Wednesday asked a US national security panel to review TikTok owner Beijing ByteDance Technology’s acquisition of Musical.ly, arguing TikTok is used by the Chinese government to censor politically sensitive content. In a letter to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Rubio said Chinese-owned apps “are increasingly being used to censor content and silence open
0 Comments
The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Apple pulls HKmap from App Store, the day after Chinese state media criticized its ‘unwise and reckless decision’ to approve it
0 Comments
Apple has started selling Microsoft’s Xbox Wireless Controller in its online stores, after adding support for the gamepad in the latest software updates for iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, and the Mac. The controller, spotted by MacRumors on Wednesday, costs $59.95 (roughly Rs. 4,300). It is now available on Apple’s website. As of now, Sony’s DualShock
0 Comments
An anti-Semitic attack that killed at least two people in the German city of Halle Wednesday was streamed live for 35 minutes, and eventually seen by some 2,200 people, the online platform Twitch said. “The account owner streamed this horrific act live on Twitch for 35 minutes, during which time it was viewed by approximately
0 Comments
China’s state media accused Apple Wednesday of supporting pro-democracy protesters, warning the US tech giant would suffer consequences for its “unwise and reckless” decision, in an echo of campaigns against other Western firms. An opinion piece in the People’s Daily, the mouthpiece of the ruling Communist Party, highlighted a transport app available on Apple’s store
0 Comments
European Union Member States have published a joint risk assessment report into 5G technology which highlights increased security risks that will require a new approach to securing telecoms infrastructure. The EU has so far resisted pressure from the U.S. to boycott Chinese tech giant Huawei as a 5G supplier on national security grounds, with individual
0 Comments
China’s Hikvision said on Wednesday a decision by the US government to place it on a trade blacklist could have a short-term impact on the video surveillance company’s performance. Hikvision was one of eight Chinese firms included on an expanded US trade blacklist on Monday aimed at punishing Beijing for its treatment of Muslim minorities and which has escalated
0 Comments
Google has announced a ‘stream transfer’ feature to let Google Home, Chromecast, and Nest users easily move their favourite music tracks, videos, or podcasts between compatible devices. The new feature works using voice as well as through the Google Home app and the touchscreen of Google Nest smart displays. It essentially bridges the gap between
0 Comments