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    PS5: dualSense controller, “a trinity of sensations to create illusion and immersion”

    One of the most promising arguments of the PlayStation 5, the DualSense controller arrives with a proposal based more on sensations to immerse the player in the video game. Frandroid spoke with Nicolas Doucet, director of Japan Studio and producer of Astro’s Playroom, the game that accompanies the PS5 and best illustrates the new possibilities of dualSense.     It has only been a long time for her. Long before unveiling the PlayStation 5, Sony had launched its DualSense controller,its pride and its flagship argument to dive into the new generation of video games. And this one revealed itself from every angle long before we really knew what his PS5 sidekick would be…

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    iPhone: Apple fined 10 million euros for waterproofing deception

    Italy’s competition regulator on Monday fined 10 million euros for false allegations about the water resistance of iPhones.   It’s a decision that’s probably going to make waves. On Monday, Apple was condemned by Italy’s competition regulator for making false statements about the waterproofing of its iPhones, the Business Insider website reported. For the Italian Competition Authority (AGCM), the Californian firm has deceived its consumers by mentioning water resistance from the iPhone 7 of 1 to 4 m for up to 30 minutes (depending on the model). GUARANTEE TERMS THAT ARE FAR FROM ACCEPTABLE And according to the AGCM, this would only concern controlled laboratory conditions, with pure, stationary water. A…

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    Germany to test induction road to recharge electric cars when they drive

    A road experiment to recharge electric cars by induction will take place in Germany as early as next year. Drive 100 meters to recharge his electric car. The project of an induction charging route has now been launched. Eurovia, a subsidiary of Vinci, and ElectReon, , have found an energy supplier (EnBW, Baden-Wurtenberg Energy) to launch the experiment. The test is expected to take place in Germany and more specifically near Karlsruhe. Initially, it is a simple 100-metre stretch, but the project involves extending this route to a total of 600 metres within a few years. Recharging while driving to avoid station shutdown The initial objective is to evaluate the charging capabilities…

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    Employees, unions, activists: no one escapes Amazon’s surveillance

    Vice’s explosive revelations shed light on Amazon’s surveillance culture, where employees too close to protest and environmental movements are closely followed.   A lengthy survey published a few days ago by Vice accurately describes amazon’s sprawling surveillance culture. It initially relies mainly on a 2019 report sent to Amazon’s management by the Global Security Operations Center, the multinational’s internal security arm. In this report, all actions and precautions taken to monitor the activity of the group’s European employees are analysed, including strategies put in place to keep a closer eye on unionised workers and those described as activists for social justice or the environment. Environmentalists and Yellow Jackets in viewfinder This intelligence work…

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    DxOMark, the iPhone 12 does not rank among the top 10 photophones on the market

    DxOMark was able to test the photo and video module of the iPhone 12 and while the French laboratory welcomes the performance of the device, it deplores some shortcomings in the face of competition.   While the iPhone 12 Pro and 12 Pro Max have been praised by the DxOMark lab for their photo and video quality, this is not the case with the classic iPhone 12. Indeed, the French laboratory tested this Friday the basic version of the latest iPhone, and gave it the score of 122. That’s enough to put him in 13th position, behind the Huawei Mate 30 Pro,the Honor 30 Pro or the iPhone 11 Pro Max. As a reminder, the iPhone…

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    After 57 years of discovery, the Arecibo Observatory will die

    He was one of the most iconic on the planet. Lost deep in the Puerto Rican jungle, it was a symbol of astronomy. The Arecibo Observatory was built in 1963, until 2016, and the deployment of FAST, a Chinese observatory 500 meters in diameter, it was the largest in the world. An imposing cup 300 meters in diameter broke the green monotony of the American forest. It was overhanging an antenna several meters high. It was the latter that caused the hasty end of this observatory. Supported above the dome by 3 steel cables, two of them have just let go. The first in August, the second a few weeks…

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    What if Samsung launched this smartphone that folds in three?

    On its Korean blog, Samsung Display published drawings of a three-foldable smartphone and a wrap-up screen device. Samsung is betting heavily on foldable smartphones, although these are not taking off yet. In two years, the Korean giant has already launched two formats. There are smartphones/tablets like the Galaxy Fold and Galaxy Z Fold 2, as well as foldable clamshell smartphones, such as the Galaxy Z Flip. And obviously, the manufacturer could later launch a foldable smartphone that folds in three. This is in any case, what is suggested by the site Sammobile which relays a publication on the blog of Samsung Display. As a reminder, Samsung Display is the branch of the…

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    Windows 10: How to view the Start menu in full screen

    Rearrange the Windows 10 Start menu and change the operating system settings to display it in full screen. There are two schools for using the  Start menu. First, there are those who rigorously organize the most used applications by pinning them to easily and quickly, possibly by expanding the space occupied by the panel, and those who launch applications by searching directly in the field provided for this purpose. But the Windows 10 Start menu can also be perfectly opened in full screen. This will be especially useful for users who group their applications by pinning them by tasks or categories and whose Start menu in its original form has…

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    SMS will soon disappear, its replacement will be more secure

    SMS End-to-end encryption arrives on Google’s Messages app. For this, the SMS standard will give way to its replacement… Finally. In November 2020, Google has just announced an effort that will go a long way to protecting our data by message. SMS has been evolving for some time and Google’s Messages app has reportedly reached the final deployment phase of a standard called RCS (replacing the SMS standard): “Rich Communication Service,” including advanced SMS. The SCNs are already there, in our lives, and are reducing the divide between traditional text messaging and that of applications via the Internet. Messages sent by WiFi, different files that can be shared such as…

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    Amazon has hired 1,400 employees per day , On average this year

      The platform provides $500 million for a bonus to its employees during the holiday and health crisis periods. Amazon has been working with 1.2 million people worldwide, an increase of 427,300 employees since January. The huge Seattle-based company in the United States has had a dramatic hiring period, bringing an average of 1,400 new employees per day and a 50% year-on-year increase. The trend accelerated in July when Amazon said it would recruit 350,000 people. As our colleagues at the New York Times noted in an article, the average daily recruitment had taken off at 2,800 new employees per day. On track to become the largest private employer in the United…

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    Russia: Accused of censorship, web giants are threatened by a new law

    Last June, Facebook announced that state-controlled and financially controlled media posts would  label to better inform its users. These pages also cannot advertise in the United States. Without saying so directly, these measures are taken in order to inform the public directly about the nature of these organizations sometimes accuse of making propaganda. A few months later, Russia decided to retaliate. Some of its media outlets such as Russia Today and Sputnik are directly fund by the government and are therefore affecte by these measures. Anton Gorelkin, a member of parliament from the majority United Russia party, has tabled a bill targeting YouTube, Twitter and Facebook. They are accuse of blatant discrimination…

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    machine learning, this system predicts whether an actor will shine in his role

        machine learning Try to predict whether an actor has strong enough shoulders for a role. This issue has been obsessed with filmmakers for a very long time and casting is even one of the most decisive elements for the success of a film or series. In this and other areas, technology has a say. In any case, this is the conviction of the Swiss company Largo Films, which has developed an artificial intelligence for this purpose. Based on machine learning, it provides analysis to predict whether an actor will be able to win the public’s favor. In practical terms, AI is based on a fairly broad database of…

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    Internet failure at Free: many websites and services affected

    Internet failure that what annonce Many Free subscribers encounter problems connecting to websites and services. According to our research, these are mainly websites and services that use AWS (Amazon Web Services) servers.   The connection between Free and AWS appears to be functional again. Original article: Friday, November 27, 2020 seems to be a cursed day for French internet service providers. After Orange , it is Free subscribers who have connection problems. A priori, this problem does not affect all Free users but it does affect many.   On Downdetector , we see that it is a connection problem that is not located in a specific area but across the whole of France. WHAT’S GOING…

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    Luminar AI: How artificial intelligence puts photo editing within everyone’s reach

    Luminar AI While artificial intelligence has long been reserved for large industries and businesses, it is becoming increasingly accessible to the general public. With LuminarHave, Skylum editor puts it at the heart of the photo editing process: an additional revolution? Luminar AI Long a favorite subject of science fiction writers and at the heart of fantasies, but also of fears, of generations of technophiles, artificial intelligence is more than ever a reality today. There are AI everywhere: in video games of course, but also in cars, smartphones, everyday connected objects, on the Internet, or in software of all kinds. The use of artificial intelligence is no longer reserved only for companies that…

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    Scooters and electric motorbikes can now travel on bus and taxi lanes

    Scooters  A new decree issued by the government now allows “two-wheelers, three-wheelers and quadricycles with electric or hydrogen motors” to operate on bus and taxi lanes.   A small change that should greatly change the lives of users of scooters and electric motorcycles. The government issued a new decree on November 20 that “expands the list of vehicles under 3.5 tons with very low emissions,” Public Service said.   THE “CRIT’AIR” STICKER WILL BE ESSENTIAL According to the official website of the French administration, “two-wheelers, three wheels and quadricycles with electric or hydrogen motor motors are now consider very low emission vehicles (VTFE). These clean motorcycles and scooters benefit from privileged traffic and parking conditions” throughout…

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    Why the iPhone 12 won’t pick up 5G until mid-December

      iPhone 12 Not all 5G smartphones can be used immediately on the 5G networks of our French operators. Smartphone manufacturers have not yet provided the necessary updates. This is particularly the case with Apple and Google. This is a “detail” that operators have not yet been too keen to put forward. But not all 5G-enabled smartphones are ready to run on French 5G networks. Specifically, these are the latest iPhone and Pixel. As proof, our journalist Nicolas Lellouche took some screenshots when he tried to connect in 5G on an iPhone 12 Pro Max and a Pixel 5 in Nice on the network of SFR. Impossible. He will soon have a first full test…

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    Orange outage resolved: some sites were inaccessible on the fixed Internet network

    An Orange outage on the fixed Internet network made some websites such as Twitch, Reddit or Le Monde inaccessible. The concern seemed to be related to the DNS.     The outage is being resolved. Access to the affected sites is gradually returning to normal. Hello, I confirm that an incident impacted your services on 27/11 in the afternoon. Our technical teams confirm to me that this incident is over. Can you confirm access to these sites? JCL — Orange Council (@Orange_conseil) November 27, 2020   Original article published at 4:24 p.m.: An outage is currently affecting a number of Orange customers. On the ISP’s fixed Internet network, sites such as…

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    Orange to officially launch 5G network on December 3

    Orange announces the launch of its 5G network in 15 French municipalities, starting on 3 December 2020, including Nice, Marseille, Le Mans, Angers and Clermont-Ferrand. By the end of the year, more than 160 municipalities will be covered in 5G.   We know a little, and even a lot more about the deployment of 5G at Orange. The historic operator has finally announced its national roll-out, starting with 15 covered municipalities from 3 December. Among them are the cities of Nice, Marseille, Le Mans, Angers, Toulouse, Strasbourg and Clermont-Ferrand. By the end of the year, Orange plans to have launched 5G in 160 municipalities,and even lists Paris and its agglomeration as…

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    RGPD: 3 million euros fine and a barrage of reproaches for Carrefour

    t’s quite a slap in the face for Carrefour. After several checks earlier in the year, Cnil noticed that the supermarket group and its subsidiary Carrefour Banque had a rather lax conception of the RGPD.     That should send a strong signal. In a judgment handed down on 26 November,the Cnil has just fined the crossroads group just over 3 million euros for breaches of the RGPD. Technically, the fine is split in two with 2.25 million euros for the supermarket chain and 800,000 euros for the subsidiary Carrefour Banque. Between May and July 2019, the Personal Data Constable carried out checks in both structures following several complaints and discovered…

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    Huawei Mate 40 Pro test: little by little, the alternative to Google is making its nest

    The Huawei Mate 40 Pro is a high-end smartphone announced on October 22, 2020. It is equipped with a 6.76-inch OLED display, a soC Kirin 9000 supported and a versatile triple photo sensor with TOF at the rear. It runs at its Android 10 launch with the EMUI interface without Google apps including the Play Store.   INTRODUCTION The Huawei Mate 40 Pro showcases a slew of very enticing features. However, deprived of Google services, the phone must succeed in seducing without some popular applications. Is the bet successful? Answer in our test.     Here we are with the Huawei Mate 40 Pro in your hands to offer you…

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