Daily News – 4th of December 2018
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Quora discovered that hackers stole the data of over 100 million users

That data could have included a user’s name, email address, and an encrypted version of their password. If a user imported data from another social network, like their contacts or demographic information, that could have been taken too. Quora says it has notified law enforcement and hired a digital forensics firm to investigate what happened.
You can read more here. 

Skype will add live captions and subtitles in video calls

Users will have live captions in their Skype video calls, making the service more accessible for those with hearing impairment. The subtitles will be available through Skype version 8 on Android, iOS, Linux, Mac, and Windows.
More info are available here. 

New products

Samsung Galaxy S10+

Samsung Galaxy S10+ will have a dual camera on the front and on the back a triple camera. It will come with a 6.4-inch Super AMOLED screen.
More info here. 

Lenovo Z5s

The phone will have Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor, a 6.3-inch screen and a 3,210mAh battery. It will be launched on December 6.
More info here. 

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Microsoft will build a Chromium-based browser that will replace Edge on Windows 10

Chromium is the open source base behind Google Chrome and other browsers like Brave, Amazon Silk and Opera. Codenamed Anaheim, the new web browser for Windows 10 will replace Edge as the default browser on the platform. There is still no information if Microsoft is willing to keep the name or planning change it.
You can read more here. 

Apple Music will add support for Android tablets

The version 2.7 of the Apple Music app, which is currently only available to beta testers, includes “performance improvements for images and audio playback” and “tablet support”. Apple Music on Android will also feature a bottom bar navigation menu that’s similar to the one found on the iOS app.
More info can be found here. 

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