Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Europe

Wise speaker revenue reached new history of 146.9M in 2019, up 70% from 2018

Global smart speaker sales hit a record high last year with shipments of 146.9 million units, up 70% over 2018, according to a recent report on the state of the smart speaker market from Strategy Analytics. Though Amazon still leads in the U.S. by a wide margin, its portion of the worldwide market is now…

Costa Rica tends to make greatest ever cocaine haul

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Costa Rica has seen a surge in drug traffickers using the country to move cocaine to the US and Europe Police in Costa Rica have made the biggest seizure of illegal drugs in the country's history - finding more than five tonnes of cocaine in a shipping container.The drugs were…

Spain confirms a next scenario of the deadly coronavirus, marking just about forty situations in Europe

Spanish officials confirmed the country's second coronavirus case on Sunday in Mallorca, a popular vacation spot.Also on Sunday, a UK flight brought back more than 200 citizens from Wuhan, China, where the outbreak started.Europe now has nearly 40 confirmed cases of the virus across nine countries.For the latest case total, death toll, and travel information,…

The U.S. is failing at convincing Europe to ban Huawei’s 5G products

The United Kingdom decided last month that it would allow equipment made by Huawei to be used for building its next-generation 5G networks. The European Union too followed the United Kingdom's lead and announced that it would not ban Huawei equipment from its 5G networks. Despite cajoling attempts by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo…

Google’s Titan crucial doubles its access as it expands by way of Europe

We're big fans of serious security solutions like Google's Titan keys. Even stronger than normal two factor authentication (2FA), Google Titan devices are universal hardware two factor (U2F) keys that make it almost impossible for someone to login to your accounts without your permission. Every login requires a hardware key, and Google has been slow…

Samsung’s Galaxy S10 Lite and Take note ten Lite are now on sale in Europe

Samsung's Galaxy S10 Lite and Note 10 Lite phones, which were formally announced last month, are now available in some European markets. As per the folks at GSMArena, the two phones are now on sale in Germany, Spain, and France. In the UK, sales of the two phones will begin from February 7. The Galaxy…

Fb claims it dismantles Russian intelligence procedure concentrating on Ukraine

LONDON (Reuters) - Facebook (FB.O) on Wednesday said it had suspended a network of accounts used by Russian military intelligence to seed false narratives online targeting Ukraine and other countries in Eastern Europe. “Although the people behind this network attempted to conceal their identities and coordination, our investigation found links to Russian military intelligence services,”…

The French fishermen who could sink Britain’s post-Brexit ambitions

BOULOGNE-SUR-MER, France (Reuters) - For the British government, a successful Brexit means re-asserting economic sovereignty and landing a trade deal with Europe. Trawler captain Stephane Fait and his fellow French fisherman could sink that plan. Based in Boulogne-sur-Mer, France’s busiest fishing port and a major European processing center, Fait and his crew earn the bulk…

Very last educate to Europe: all aboard the Eurostar as Britain bids goodbye

LONDON (Reuters) - Passengers on the first trains between London and Paris after Britain left the European Union faced lengthy delays on Saturday - though overrunning engineering work and track problems, not Brexit, were to blame. Eurostar’s website showed some early morning trains traveling under the Channel on Saturday were delayed by more than two…

GNI Subscriptions Lab expands to Europe to enable publishers expand earnings

The news industry continues to face tough challenges as the way people find and access information changes. At the same time, we’re seeing promising results from publishers who are developing new business models and ways of working to support high quality journalism in the digital age. Our Google News Initiative is designed to support this…

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Baseball Makes An Early Pitch To Catch The Interest Of Black Players

Kids do calisthenics before starting a baseball clinic in Washington, D.C. Esther Ciammachilli/WAMU hide caption toggle caption Esther Ciammachilli/WAMU Kids do calisthenics before starting a baseball clinic in Washington, D.C. Esther Ciammachilli/WAMU February 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the Negro Leagues, which once provided African-Americans the chance to play professional baseball before the game…

The Kindle Paperwhite is ready for summer time

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. The Kindle Paperwhite is on sale for £99.99. Image: amazon By Joseph GreenMashable Shopping2020-02-10 10:54:43 UTC TL;DR: The Kindle Paperwhite is on sale for £99.99 on Amazon, saving you 17% on list price. We're all patiently waiting for…

Food Pakistan courtroom frees Pashtun activist

His lawyer Saeed Akhtar said that he had already been bailed on three of five complaints against him A Pakistani court on Saturday ordered the release of a Pashtun rights leader critical of the military, his lawyer said, weeks after he was arrested on sedition charges.Manzoor Pashteen, chief of the Pashtun Protection Movement (PTM), was…

Realme C3 with Helio G70 chipset, massive 5000mAh battery launches in India

Realme today launched the world's first smartphone to be powered by MediaTek's Helio G70 chipset, dubbed the Realme C3. The new Realme C3 is the latest addition to the company's entry-level smartphone lineup for the Indian market. It succeeds the Realme C2 that the brand had launched in April last year. The phone will be…

‘They will not serve cheeseburgers’: Trump’s beef-significant diet program mainly consists of speedy meals and steak but he’ll be dwelling on vegetarian meals in...

President Donald Trump, who is a fan of beef and fast food, is visiting India, where cows are sacred among Hindus, the country's majority population.Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is hosting the president and first lady Melania Trump, is vegetarian.An unnamed source who has eaten with the president multiple times told CNN, "I have…