Amazon Japan reportedly stops selling Huawei devices

From CNET: Amazon's Japanese store became the latest company to blacklist Huawei by removing all its products from direct sale, a report said Friday.

Customers in Japan can still buy Huawei's phones, tablets and PCs through third-party sellers in its marketplace, Nikkei noted.

Alexa is coming to LG’s 2019 TVs starting this month

From The Verge: Later this month, LG’s 2019 range of TVs in North America will be updated to support Alexa voice commands. Europe and Asia will have to wait a little bit longer.

The addition of Amazon’s voice assistant feature was originally announced when the TVs were revealed back in January, and works via the Alexa app and the TV remote’s Amazon Prime Video button. You press the button, and then speak as you would to any other Alexa-equipped device. The TVs support Alexa skills and routines, and can be used to control other Alexa-compatible smart home devices.

Report: Amazon Working on Human Emotion-Detecting Wearable

From PC Mag: It seems Amazon is preparing for a push into the wearable device market with a voice-activated gadget capable of detecting human emotions.

As Bloomberg reports, the in-development wearable, which goes by the codename Dylan, was revealed by internal documents the publication has seen. While it's unclear what type of wearable this will be, a fitness tracker-style device or smartwatch seems most likely. It will be equipped with microphones and require pairing with a smartphone app to function.

T-Mobile rebrands One plans to Magenta, offers new discounts to lure switchers

From CNET: T-Mobile's prospects for its potential merger with Sprint may be changing on the day, but that hasn't stopped the nation's third-largest carrier from continuing to go after rivals.

The latest move: matching the discounts offered by AT&T, Verizon and Sprint.

PATRIOT and VIPER GAMING Attend Computex 2019

From Patriot Press Release: PATRIOT has announced that they are excited to reveal their latest storage and memory products and a range of ground-breaking gaming products during Computex Taipei 2019 in Taiwan, which will set the path for the next generation of PATRIOT and VIPER GAMING products. PATRIOT and its high-end gaming brand, VIPER GAMING, will be available for media meetings to demonstrate their new RGB SSD, DRAMs, gaming peripherals, and consumer products in the exhibition.

GeIL unveils EVO X ll, GRAVITY and TRANSWARP Memory at Computex 2019

From GeIL Press Release: GeIL (Golden Emperor International Ltd.) is thrilled to announce that they will be at Computex 2019 from May 28, 2019, through June 1, 2019, where they will be unveiling their newest DDR4 desktop memory and place an emphasis on expedient memory solutions including the flagship EVO X ll, GRAVITY DDR4 RGB gaming memory, and TRANSWARP DDR4 memory designed for SFF (Small Form Factor) systems.

FSP Leads the Way to AIoT and 5G at Computex 2019

From FSP Press Release: FSP, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of power supplies, is pleased to announce an extensive range of products for the Computex 2019 show in Taipei, Taiwan, from May 28 to June 1, 2019 – with a special focus on the fast-growing AIoT (Artificial Intelligence of Things) sector and 5G-ready products. FSP will be showing power supplies, chargers and other power-related products designed specifically for these markets. In addition, they will be demonstrating a variety of specialized power supplies and PC cases for gamers.

Cooler Master Launches the new V Gold Series Power Supply Units

From Cooler Master Press Release: Cooler Master announced the availability of the new V Gold power supply unit (PSU), providing a new and improved series of PSUs for the next generation of high-end PC builders.

Justice Department recommends blocking T-Mobile-Sprint merger

From The Verge: On Wednesday, the Antitrust Division at the United States Justice Department recommended that the law enforcement agency block the proposed merger of T-Mobile and Sprint, according to Reuters.

The $26 billion merger deal was greenlit by Republican commissioners for approval by the Federal Communications Commission earlier this week after T-Mobile agreed to new terms that would reportedly encourage a faster 5G rollout and provide greater in-home broadband access to rural America.

Apple MacBook Pro Gets Processor, Keyboard Upgrade

From PC Mag: Apple's highest-end MacBook Pro laptops are getting even more powerful.

New Intel Core processors mean the 15- and 13-inch models now have more computing muscle—in some cases, resulting in twice as much performance as before—without a price hike.


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