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Week in Tech (Sep 14-20, 2020): Apple’s new units, PS5 occasion, Oracle-TikTok deal and extra

Written by Anuj Bhatia
| New Delhi |

September 20, 2020 four:22:57 pm


Apple Watch Series 6, iPad Air 4, apple time flies event, ps5, ps5 price, donald trump, tiktok, oracle-tiktok dealApple’s digital occasion featured the Apple Watch Sequence 6 and SE, two new iPads, and extra

Welcome to the Specific Expertise’s weekly tech information roundup, by which we temporary you all of the developments going down within the business. This week, Apple revealed a brand new Apple Watch and a brand new iPad, Sony introduced the value and launch date of the PlayStation 5, the Trump administration approves a deal between Oracle and TikTok, and extra. We may also flip our consideration to the Paytm, which was eliminated on Google Play Retailer for a short interval.  These are the tales everybody in tech is speaking about.

The largest bulletins from Apple’s ‘Time Flies’ occasion

Whereas Apple didn’t unveil a brand new iPhone at its “Time Flies” occasion on Tuesday, but it surely did announce two new Apple Watch fashions and a model new iPad Air four. For the primary time, Apple introduced two new Apple Watches; one is the Apple Watch Sequence 6 will monitor blood oxygen ranges and one other is a brand new, extra inexpensive model of its standard smartwatch. The corporate additionally up to date the iPad Air with an iPad Professional-like design and consists of Apple’s new A14 chipset. Apple additionally detailed its new Apple One subscription bundles and Health+ service.

Sony lastly reveals the value and launch date of the PS5

Sony has lastly revealed the value and launch date of the PlayStation 5. The common mannequin will value $500 and the digital version, which is nearly similar however doesn’t include a bodily disk drive, prices $400. The PS5 will come out on November 12 within the US, Japan, Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand and South Korea. The remainder of the world must wait one other week, till 19 November. The PS5 and PS5 Digital Version are aimed toward Microsoft’s Xbox Sequence X and Xbox Sequence S. The PS5 is already up for pre-order within the US.

Donald Trump approves Oracle-TikTok deal

President Donald Trump mentioned Saturday he has authorised a deal between TikTok’s dad or mum firm, ByteDance, Oracle, and Walmart that might avert a ban of the favored Chinese language video-sharing app. TikTok, which is owned by the Beijing-based ByteDance, struck a take care of Oracle this week that might transfer the corporate’s headquarters to the US. ByteDance would retain majority possession of the corporate, which might be known as TikTok International. Microsoft was within the race to amass TikTok’s operations within the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand however mentioned ByteDance had rejected the supply.

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Apple will launch its on-line retailer in India on Sep 23

Apple will launch its first on-line retailer in India on September 23, permitting customers to purchase Apple merchandise instantly from the corporate. Apple says the Indian on-line retailer will supply “Apple’s full vary of merchandise and help,” and that can embrace the brand new merchandise introduced this week. At the moment, Apple depends on third-party gamers akin to Amazon and Flipkart and offline retailers to promote its standard merchandise in India. Of late, India has change into extraordinarily vital for Apple.

Paytm app faraway from the Google Play Retailer

For a number of hours, the Paytm app was faraway from Google Play retailer on Friday. Google accused Paytm of violating its insurance policies on playing earlier than restoring it later within the day. Paytm is India’s Most worthy startup with over 50 million customers. Paytm’s flagship app competes with Google Pay in India.

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