Google Chromecast returning to Amazon in possible de-escalation of YouTube dispute

Amazon dropped both devices in October 2015 because neither of them ran the company's video service. However, we did spot the 32GB Apple TV available on Amazon Australia and on Amazon UK . The Cupertino company announced in June at its Worldwide... More..

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Microsoft's Mixer streaming app for iOS and Android relaunches out of beta
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Microsoft's Mixer streaming app for iOS and Android relaunches out of beta

According to a blog post on the Mixer development blog , the Mixer app is officially available for both iOs and Android devices. This should, theoretically, also work when you're playing an Xbox One game but...More..

by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Samsung reportedly eyes first half of 2018 for smart speaker debut

It will sync up with Samsung gadgets, TVs and Galaxy smartphones. Let's hope that Samsung improves Bixby and comes with some awesome smart speakers. Samsung is relatively late to join the game at this point a...More..

Huawei Honor 9 Lite Design And Specs Revealed
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Huawei Honor 9 Lite Design And Specs Revealed

The listing reveals the phone's design in full glory. Honor 7X sports a dual camera setup at the rear with a 16mp sensor paired with a secondary 2mp sensor for the capture of depth data. The video recordi...More..

by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

Apple's most expensive computer will cost you $13348

Apple's most powerful iMac workstation computers yet will go on sale starting December 14, six months after being announced at the company's Worldwide Developers Conference in June. The update also makes it ea...More..

Injustice 2 free-to-play this weekend on PC, consoles
by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

Injustice 2 free-to-play this weekend on PC, consoles

A free trial for superhero fighter Injustice 2 will be available from December 14-18th on PS4 and Xbox One . But if you have been waiting for the game to go down for a reasonable price on Xbox One, Micr...More..

by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

Kaspersky Labs software to be banned from use within the US government

US federal agencies were prohibited from using Kaspersky's software in September but with the bill now being signed into law, agencies that haven't switched to other anti-virus products will now absolutely ha...More..

Microsoft expands AI-powered features in Bing, Cortana and Office 365
by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

Microsoft expands AI-powered features in Bing, Cortana and Office 365

Microsoft says its search engine will now provide users with comprehensive and complete information on their search queries, thanks to its new AI-powered Intelligent Search features . The company has added new...More..

Toyota, Panasonic Mull Working Together on Electric Batteries
by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

Toyota, Panasonic Mull Working Together on Electric Batteries

Even as Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) begins a new company with several automakers and leading financial and petroleum companies to accelerate hydrogen infrastructure in Japan, it has not abandoned resear...More..

Apple Releases iOS 11.2.1 with Home App Remote Access Fix
by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

Apple Releases iOS 11.2.1 with Home App Remote Access Fix

Sometimes the company makes haste in an update for fixing bugs and it goes all wrong . iOS 11.2.1 update will fix the bug in HomeKit for you, which allowed hackers to get access to your smart home gadgets such...More..

Net neutrality rules expected to be repealed on partisan lines
by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

Net neutrality rules expected to be repealed on partisan lines

More than 5,000 people have reported that comments on the proposed repeal of net neutrality were falsely made under their names, according to the probe. "Changing the rules around net neutrality will have ma...More..

Hyderabad: When mutton soup solved a murder case
by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Hyderabad: When mutton soup solved a murder case

Police officer DSP A Lakshminarayana told Gulf News that the husband had found out about his wife's affair a few days ago and that Swathi had become fearful of the fallout. To cover up Sudhakar's disappearanc...More..

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Bounding Higher 4.89% This Week
by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Bounding Higher 4.89% This Week

Salient Trust Company Lta, which manages about $871.56 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Philip Morris Intl Inc (NYSE:PM) by 104,215 shares to 125,662 shares, valued at $14.76M in 2017Q2, acco...More..

by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Blue Origin Launches New Capsule

It marked the first flight, though, of the latest version of Blue Origin's crew capsule, featuring big windows for future space tourists . It even included a test dummy seated inside the cabin. "It marks the...More..

Apple Awards $390 Million to FaceID Tech Company Finisar
by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Apple Awards $390 Million to FaceID Tech Company Finisar

The awarding of the grant will enable Finisar , which already operates a plant in Allen, to increase its research and development spending and up its production of vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers (VCSE...More..

by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Activision Blizzard stock rises after Goldman Sachs upgrades to buy

It improved, as 53 investors sold ATVI shares while 215 reduced holdings. The funds in our partner's database now have: 639.89 million shares, down from 650.21 million shares in 2017Q1. The rating was maintai...More..

Giant penguin kumimanu biceae once reached human heights
by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Giant penguin kumimanu biceae once reached human heights

Initially, the visible bone looked too large for a penguin , so, given its age, they assumed it came from a turtle. The penguin lived about 55 million years ago, scientists say, so the fossils help provide c...More..

Jupiter's Great Red Spot's roots revealed by Juno
by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Jupiter's Great Red Spot's roots revealed by Juno

But in modern times, the Great Red Spot appears to be diminishing in size, as measured by Earth-based telescopes and spacecraft. Looking into the Great Red Spot, as well as determining the amount of water in th...More..

Magnificent Geminid meteor shower to light up UAE sky
by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Magnificent Geminid meteor shower to light up UAE sky

Educator at Auckland's Stardome observatory and planetarium John Rowe said it's one of the most handsome meteor showers there is. Telescope owners can also catch a glimpse of 3200 Paethon, the 5km-wide astero...More..

Synaptics is bringing under-screen fingerprint sensors to phones
by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Synaptics is bringing under-screen fingerprint sensors to phones

It's not clear who the smartphone manufacturer set to incorporate Clear ID is, or when the smartphone that incorporates it will ship to the masses. It's trusted by top OEMs like Samsung and OnePlus and we k...More..

Apple Allegedly Throttles Older iPhones with Degraded Batteries
by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Apple Allegedly Throttles Older iPhones with Degraded Batteries

The Reddit thread has attracted more than 500 comments. It was running slow despite "updating multiple times". The user then chose to replace the battery, and voila! Before the battery replacement, his iPhon...More..

SpaceX Rocket Launch for NASA Delayed to Friday for Extra Inspections
by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

SpaceX Rocket Launch for NASA Delayed to Friday for Extra Inspections

SpaceX engineers say the pad is safer, too, and more efficient. The Dragon spacecraft will deliver almost 4,800 lbs. Mounted in an unpressurized "trunk" section are two external science packages, one to meas...More..

Newborn Pacific Island Offers NASA Insights Into Water On Mars
by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Newborn Pacific Island Offers NASA Insights Into Water On Mars

Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai island was formed in 2015 after volcanic activity created an island of ash that connected the neighbouring islands of Hunga Tonga and Hunga Ha'apai. Scientists unofficially named the i...More..

Facebook to pay taxes on earnings in each country
by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Facebook to pay taxes on earnings in each country

In a major overhaul today, the firm said it will make the change in every country outside the USA where it has an office. The European Commission is looking into ways to tax digital companies like Facebook ...More..

Microsoft Launches Free Preview Version Of Its Quantum Development Kit
by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Microsoft Launches Free Preview Version Of Its Quantum Development Kit

Not even three months later, Microsoft is ready to toss a free preview version of that new language to the public and it's called the Quantum Development Kit . "The hope is that you play with something like ...More..

Google has three
by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Google has three "Appsperiments" for mobile photography

Under the Appsperiments umbrella, the company has launched three apps, which are fully functional in their own right but are based on new technology that Google will continue to build out over time. After the...More..

by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Detective Pikachu set for May 2019 release

Per Deadline , the studio has set the film for a May 10, 2019 debut. Taking all of this into account, the fact that Detective Pikachu was well received in Japan upon its launch previous year, and that a se...More..

by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Switch Worldwide Sales Surpass 10 Million Units

Sony announced that the PS4 had sold over 10 million units in August 2014, nine months removed from its November 2013 launch. "We're seeing ongoing momentum and strong demand for the system, since our Ma...More..

Galaxy S9 Features: Advanced Iris Scanner, Dual SIM, Single Camera
by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Galaxy S9 Features: Advanced Iris Scanner, Dual SIM, Single Camera

The fingerprint sensor in the Note 8 has been placed next to the dual-rear camera. California-based Synaptics , which specialises in biometric security technology, has announced the development of the new-ag...More..

BBC launches first voice activated service with Alexa Skill
by | Tuesday, December 12, 2017

BBC launches first voice activated service with Alexa Skill

The new functionality is available to Alexa users now. According to Amazon , Alexa device owners can now choose to wake up to music from their preferred streaming service, including Amazon's own Prime Musi...More..

Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 leaked images reveal dual cameras and more
by | Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 leaked images reveal dual cameras and more

Notably, unlike the Mi Mix 2 that has a single camera, Xiaomi's next bezel-less Mi Mix 3 smartphone will feature a dual camera setup. Amidst this, the news of Mi Mix 3 is really going to catch the eye of th...More..

Nokia 6 2018 Reportedly passed through TENNA in China
by | Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Nokia 6 2018 Reportedly passed through TENNA in China

According to reports , a smartphone codenamed TA-1054 managed to gain TENAA certification, a mandatory requirement for telecommunications devices, and is believed to be a dual-SIM variation of the 2018 itera...More..

Geminid meteor shower might be visible here
by | Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Geminid meteor shower might be visible here

Most meteor showers originate from comets, which produce lots of meteoroids that create a shower if they intersect with Earth's orbit. What really makes this meteor shower so attractive to witness is its comet-...More..

Google Pixel 2 Gets New Star Wars AR Stickers
by | Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Google Pixel 2 Gets New Star Wars AR Stickers

Many of you might remember that not so long ago, Google's idea for AR on smartphones was confined to a much narrower scope that involved the use multiple cameras and depth sensors to achieve the effect. To ge...More..

by | Monday, December 11, 2017

Fake Ethereum Wallet App Among Top Finance Apps In Apple's App Store

The developers behind the real MyEtherWallet tweeted that they've contacted Apple about the fake Ethereum wallet app. The developer listed in the store, Nam Le , has released a few games and a counting app...More..

Al Jazira book Club World Cup semifinal date with Real Madrid
by | Monday, December 11, 2017

Al Jazira book Club World Cup semifinal date with Real Madrid

The Arabian Gulf League champions Al Jazira will play Real Madrid in the FIFA Club World Cup semi-final on Wednesday in Abu Dhabi in what is expected to be the biggest club game in the United Arab Emirates'...More..

Google Home Max Speaker Now on Sale
by | Monday, December 11, 2017

Google Home Max Speaker Now on Sale

The Google Store still shows an option for joining a waitlist, and it's unclear exactly when this will change. The Echo Dot competitor hit the market immediately, and the Home Max was given the decidedly more ...More..

Google Maps reportedly getting updates to its transit functionality soon
by | Monday, December 11, 2017

Google Maps reportedly getting updates to its transit functionality soon

These interactive notifications let you scroll through your entire journey. The new addition can be found when you do the usual search for your transit directions in the app. The update will reportedly go l...More..

Street Fighter V Season Three characters revealed
by | Monday, December 11, 2017

Street Fighter V Season Three characters revealed

Returning characters include Sakura and Cody-both who made their debuts in the Alpha series-and Sagat and Blanka, who have been around since Street Fighter 2. There will also be monthly rankings, where the to...More..

Leaked document confirms Samsung Galaxy S9's design and pricing
by | Monday, December 11, 2017

Leaked document confirms Samsung Galaxy S9's design and pricing

The latest images from Slashleaks (via cnBeta ) gives Galaxy fans a peek at the rear fascia of the Galaxy S9, featuring both the rear camera and a fingerprint sensor. The update is 493MB in size and brings And...More..

Look up! The Geminid Meteor Shower peaks this week
by | Monday, December 11, 2017

Look up! The Geminid Meteor Shower peaks this week

Last year, the normally brilliant Geminids were outshone by a supermoon . The cosmic display is visible around the globe but those in the northern hemisphere have the best view. on Dec. 13 and dawn local time...More..

Senior UN official leaves North Korea after rare visit
by | Sunday, December 10, 2017

Senior UN official leaves North Korea after rare visit

According to a report on December 7 by Chosun Ilbo, one of South Korea's major newspapers, Kim's unusually high-profile appearance in the region, despite the enhanced US military presence in South Korea rece...More..

Don Jr. Is Hiding Behind Bogus Attorney-Client Privilege
by | Sunday, December 10, 2017

Don Jr. Is Hiding Behind Bogus Attorney-Client Privilege

Though some may see her answers as self-serving, Veselnitskaya's written answers reinforced what has always been understood about the Trump Tower meeting: that Donald Trump Jr . "There is no attorney client pr...More..

Max Hospital was a 'habitual offender': Delhi Health Minister
by | Saturday, December 09, 2017

Max Hospital was a 'habitual offender': Delhi Health Minister

Delhi's local government on Friday cancelled the licence of a hospital that mistakenly declared a live infant dead a week ago. An inquiry set up by the government found the hospital guilty. The grandfather di...More..

by | Saturday, December 09, 2017

SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS): Are Traders Shorting This Stock?

Seaworld Entmt Inc now has $1.16B valuation. The stock is trading $12.22 its 50-day moving average by -0.67%. Armistice Limited Liability Corp invested in 1.00M shares or 2.07% of the stock. 221,241 shares of t...More..

Google to bring back touch functionality to its Home Mini smart speaker
by | Saturday, December 09, 2017

Google to bring back touch functionality to its Home Mini smart speaker

After disabling touch input functionality owing to privacy concerns, Google is bringing back play and pause tap buttons to its compact smart speaker Home Mini . This feature, the ability to play and pause audi...More..

by | Saturday, December 09, 2017

Amazon Echo speakers and Music Unlimited head to 28 more countries

Moreover, YouTube is also in talks with Sony Music Entertainment, Universal Music Group as well as Merlin. Yet major record labels say the growth would be even more significant if not for YouTube, which they cr...More..

Station Crews Prepare to Swap Places as Station Eyes California Wildfires
by | Saturday, December 09, 2017

Station Crews Prepare to Swap Places as Station Eyes California Wildfires

The NASA photos were taken from the International Space Station , and show heavy clouds of smoke billowing from California's mountainous terrain. Powerful Santa Ana winds are fanning the flames. As multipl...More..

Influential Analyst Rating Changes: Western Digital Corporation (WDC), Iridium Communications Inc. (IRDM)
by | Saturday, December 09, 2017

Influential Analyst Rating Changes: Western Digital Corporation (WDC), Iridium Communications Inc. (IRDM)

The stock increased 0.50% or $0.39 during the last trading session, reaching $78.25. About 20.93 million shares traded. Carbonite, Inc. (NASDAQ:CARB) has risen 113.73% since December 7, 2016 and is uptrending. ...More..

Betting against bitcoin is about to get a lot more expensive
by | Saturday, December 09, 2017

Betting against bitcoin is about to get a lot more expensive

Bitcoin has gained more than $5,000 in just the past two days. Research company Coindesk said that a wallet address referred to by NiceHash users indicates that about 4,700 bitcoins had been stolen. A s...More..