Daily News – 7th of November 2018
What’s new

A federal judge ruled that Qualcomm must license some of its technology to competitors

The ruling was part of a larger antitrust lawsuit that has been filed against Qualcomm by the Federal Trade Commission. Qualcomm will have to license the patents needed to build a modem to companies like Intel or Huawei.
You can read more here. 

Opera for Android 48 automatically blocks cookie dialog boxes

“Opera for Android 48 is finally here, and it contains a range of new features” Opera’s Stefan Stjernelund said. This version comes with a cookie dialog blocker, browser startup options, home screen shortcuts, improved autofill management and UI and functionality improvements.
More info are available here. 

New products

Oppo RX17 Pro

Oppo RX17 Pro has a 6.4-inch AMOLED screen, Snapdragon 710 processor, 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. It comes with a 3,700 mAh battery and Android 8.1 Oreo.
More info here. 

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Dropbox Extensions let users edit their cloud-based files online

The company has signed partnerships with firms including Adobe, Autodesk, Vimeo, and Pixlr, to provide additional abilities to users when it comes to managing their documents. Dropbox Extensions gives user the option of editing images online, signing PDFs, annotating videos, and much more without leaving Dropbox.
You can read more here.

Google launched Cloud Scheduler

Cloud Scheduler is a new automation service for its public cloud that enables companies to run maintenance tasks and other technical operations at predetermined intervals. It’s a fully managed service, meaning that engineers don’t have to maintain the underlying infrastructure manually, and it includes automation features for handling technical issues.
More info can be found here. 

Fun stuff

Microsoft has built a version of its headquarters in Minecraft

Microsoft’s new campus, which is expected to be completed in 2022, has been constructed in Minecraft. Microsoft’s decision to preview the project in Minecraft came about when an employee saw his son playing the game. He realized Minecraft could be used to show employees the planned campus changes well ahead of their completion.
You can read more here. 


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