Wi-Fi Alliance dumps 802.11 naming in favour of version numbers

802.11ax is Wi-Fi 6, 802.11ac becomes Wi-Fi 5, and Wi-Fi 4 was 802.11n. Search Tech Things: Latest Tech News

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iPhone XS, Max charging issue fix coming in iOS 12.1 – CNET

Some users have noticed their phones won’t charge if the screen is off when they plug in a lightning cable.[…]

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Darth Vader’s creepy castle is now an otherworldly Star Wars Lego set – CNET

Maybe you shouldn’t build your royal residence on a volcanic planet if you’re especially fond of your limbs. Search Tech[…]

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Blizzard co-founder and CEO Michael Morhaime steps down – CNET

World of Warcraft executive producer J. Allen Brack will take on Blizzard’s lead role. Search Tech Things: CNET Tech News

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See tons of airport travelers get Presidential Alert at once – CNET

What’s it sound like when Wednesday’s text-alert test buzzes dozens of phones all at once? Search Tech Things: CNET Tech[…]

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Microsoft is adding verified icon, email promotion features to Outlook.com

Microsoft is recruiting consumer-facing businesses and brands to join its beta program for a new Business Profile feature that’s coming[…]

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Appian CEO Calkins draws dividing line between AI and human ability

Matt Calkins, chief executive officer of software tools vendor Appian, sees an important dividing line between AI’s ability to process[…]

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The Aston Martin Valkyrie’s 1,130-hp V12 sounds amazing and terrifying – Roadshow

The Cosworth-sourced, 6.5-liter naturally aspirated V12 makes 1130 horsepower and revs to 11,000 rpm. Search Tech Things: CNET Tech News

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New Yorkers sue Trump and FEMA to stop Presidential Alert – CNET

The three plaintiffs are concerned Trump may broadcast “arbitrary, biased, irrational” messages and there’s no way to opt out. Search[…]

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Nintendo reveals what the Switch learned from the Wii U’s failures – CNET

Nintendo fancies itself as being in the “entertainment business.” Search Tech Things: CNET Tech News

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HP issues EPS guidance for fiscal 2019

The Palo Alto tech giant said it expects non-GAAP earnings to be in the range of $2.12 to $2.22, with[…]

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LG V40 ThinQ specs vs. Galaxy Note 9 vs. iPhone XS Max – CNET

Big phones, big competition. Search Tech Things: CNET Tech News

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ESA, the video game lobbying group that runs E3, changes leadership – CNET

Michael Gallagher, who defended the industry from criticism by the White House, NRA and more, has resigned. Search Tech Things:[…]

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Garmin expands offline music service support with Spotify integration

Garmin launched offline music on some of its devices this year and today rolled out support for another subscription service.[…]

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Garmin adds Spotify to its music watches – CNET

Got Spotify Premium? You’ll be able to download and listen to music offline with compatible Garmin music watches. Search Tech[…]

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LG V40 packs in a bunch of cameras and a big screen – CNET

The LG V40 boasts top-tier specs, five cameras, a headphone jack and a water-resistant design. Search Tech Things: CNET Tech[…]

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Cloudera, Hortonworks merge in deal valued at $5.2 billion

The game plan is to create a unified data platform that can span multiple use cases such as IoT, edge[…]

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Brazilian Post increases tech investment to respond to e-commerce growth

The service is increasing spend in tracking and automation to stave off competition and improve customer service. Search Tech Things:[…]

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Alphabet’s Intra app encrypts DNS queries to help users bypass online censorship

New Intra app adds DNS-over-HTTPS support for older Android versions. Search Tech Things: Latest Tech News

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