Daily News – 17th of May 2019
What’s new

Microsoft and Sony will collaborate on cloud-based gaming and entertainment

The companies are planning to work together to build future cloud solutions in Microsoft Azure that will support gaming and content streaming. Sony will also use Microsoft data centers for its existing game and streaming platforms.
You can read more here. 

Stack Overflow said that hackers gained access to its production systems

Stack Overflow has confirmed hackers breached its systems, but said customer data is unaffected. Mary Ferguson, VP of Engineering promised more details after the company concludes its investigation, currently ongoing.
More info are available here. 

New products

Asus Zenfone 6

Zenfone 6 has a 6.4-inch FHD+ screen, Snapdragon 855 processor, 6GB or 8GB of RAM and up to 256GB of storage. It comes with a 5,000mAh battery.
More info here.

Sony Xperia 1

The phone will have Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor, 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. It will come with a 6.5-inch 4K OLED display.
More info here. 

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Google will launch YouTube on the Oculus Quest

The Oculus Quest standalone VR headset will have an official YouTube VR app when it ships on May 21st, Facebook and Google confirmed. Already released for Oculus Go, Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, PlayStation VR, Samsung Gear VR, and Google’s own Daydream View platform, the app offers users the ability to search for videos by voice, as well as accessing YouTube content through a VR-optimized interface.
You can read more here. 

Tesla will update its battery software after 2 seemingly spontaneous fires

The software update, which will be dispatched to all Model S and Model X cars around the world, aims to better protect the batteries and improve their overall longevity. The change comes after a vehicle caught fire in Hong Kong. That was the second time a Tesla was found burning in recent weeks.
More info can be found here. 


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