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Tech Podcast: Google fined 4.3 billion euros by European Union

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July 18, 2018

Google slapped with record-breaking fine by the EU
Google has been slapped with a record-breaking fine worth 4.3 billion euros by the European Union regulators over violation of anti-trust laws. Google has been charged with abusing its market dominance by bundling its search engine and Chrome apps to the Android operating system, and even paying some major manufacturers and mobile network operators. Google has also been alleged of restricting smartphone manufacturers from creating devices that can run forked version of Android. This is likely to heighten tension between the European Union and Washington amidst the trade war brewing between them.

Nokia X5 launched with notch
HMD Global launched the Nokia X5, its second smartphone with a notch, in China today. The Nokia X5 comes with a 5.86-inch display with an aspect ratio of 19:9 and HD+ resolution. Inside, the Nokia X5 has Mediatek Helio P60 processor, coupled with 3GB or 4GB, and 64GB or 128GB of internal storage. In the optics department, the Nokia X5 has a rear dual camera setup with 13MP and 5MP sensors and an 8MP sensor at the front. The 3GB variant of Nokia X5 has been priced at CNY 999, whereas the 4GB variant has been priced at CNY 1,399.

Mi Max 3 complete specifications leaked
One day before its scheduled launch, Xiaomi co-founder Lin Bin has leaked the complete specifications of the Mi Max 3 on his Weibo account. The leaks confirm that the Mi Max 3 will come with Snapdragon 636 along with 4GB or 6GB of RAM. The screen on Mi Max 3 could be a 6.99-inch panel with 18:9 aspect ratio. In terms of power, it will come with a massive 5,500 mAh battery. The leak suggests that the Mi Max 3 could be priced anywhere between CNY 1,099 to CNY 1,999.

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