More bad news as Moody's downgrades Steinhoff

The global furniture and household goods retailer, with operations in the United States, Asia, Europe, Australia and New Zealand, saw its value plummet by two-thirds on Wednesday, wiping out an estimated R180-billion from the JSE. The shares recovere... More..

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Apple HomeKit Flaw Opens Smart Locks to Hacking
by | Friday, December 08, 2017

Apple HomeKit Flaw Opens Smart Locks to Hacking

After last week's release of an out-of-cycle emergency fix for a critical macOS High Sierra bug that allowed easy root access , the macOS update released yesterday (December 6) carry fixes for 22 vulnerabi...More..

Intense New Metro: Exodus Trailer Released at The Game Awards
by | Friday, December 08, 2017

Intense New Metro: Exodus Trailer Released at The Game Awards

Metro Exodus is launching on PC, Xbox One and PS4 in the United States autumn season of 2018. Players must escape the Metro and lead a band of Spartan Rangers across this desolate world in search of a ne...More..

Sony's Bezel-Less Smartphones Leaked With Dual Camera And Glass Back Panel
by | Friday, December 08, 2017

Sony's Bezel-Less Smartphones Leaked With Dual Camera And Glass Back Panel

Photos of next year's Sony Xperia smartphone have appeared online, showing two different designs that Sony could be using for its supposedly bezel-less flagship smartphone. On the brighter side, the dual ster...More..

by | Friday, December 08, 2017

Survival Game Fade to Silence Announced at The Game Awards (Developing)

Players will attempt to survive in a frozen wasteland while establishing a refuge for survival . while also fighting eldritch horrors, according to the game's description . The dynamic snow displacement lea...More..

NVIDIA TITAN V Volta Graphics Card Unveiled For $2999
by | Friday, December 08, 2017

NVIDIA TITAN V Volta Graphics Card Unveiled For $2999

Nvidia has announced the Titan V which in the company's own words is the "most powerful PC GPU ever created". NVIDIA has surprised the world with the announcement of their next-gen TITAN V graphics car...More..

Google search now has celebs answering questions about themselves
by | Friday, December 08, 2017

Google search now has celebs answering questions about themselves

The new feature will display search results in selfie videos style and not the usual text format. You will get your answers in the form of a video. However, chances are that Google may bring the feature to In...More..

Facebook Messenger Games List
by | Friday, December 08, 2017

Facebook Messenger Games List

It's been one year since Facebook introduced games for Messenger, and the company celebrated this occasion by introducing new features and game titles. To start the video users can press the "Start Live Vide...More..

LG to Release Limited Premium Edition of V30 Flagship Smartphone
by | Friday, December 08, 2017

LG to Release Limited Premium Edition of V30 Flagship Smartphone

Ouchies! Don't worry, though, because LG says they will even engrave the device for you, so there's that. Features such as the 3,300mAh battery, Snapdragon 835, six-inch screen, dual cameras, and 32-bit Advance...More..

The Developers Behind Firewatch Reveal Their New Game at The Game Awards
by | Friday, December 08, 2017

The Developers Behind Firewatch Reveal Their New Game at The Game Awards

The trailer features two characters diving deep into the ruins of an Egyptian fortress, and unlike with Firewatch you can actually see the face of your partner. For now, we have the name, the announcement tra...More..

YouTube could launch a new music streaming service in March
by | Friday, December 08, 2017

YouTube could launch a new music streaming service in March

Nonetheless, with Spotify having 60 million paying users and Apple about 27 million subscribers YouTube will have a mountain to climb to catch up. Vevo is majority owned by Universal and Sony. Currently, ...More..

Bayonetta 3 Announced As A Nintendo Switch Exclusive
by | Friday, December 08, 2017

Bayonetta 3 Announced As A Nintendo Switch Exclusive

Bayonetta 2 will be in cartridge form, while the original game will be a free download. To help fans wait patiently for the third game, both Bayonetta and Bayonetta 2 will be released for the Nintend...More..

Zelda: Breath of the Wild's The Champions' Ballad DLC Pack Launches Tonight
by | Friday, December 08, 2017

Zelda: Breath of the Wild's The Champions' Ballad DLC Pack Launches Tonight

The Champion's Ballad will chart Link's story with the original Champions - you know the ones who, er, aren't around anymore. Earlier this year, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild was released on the ...More..

by | Friday, December 08, 2017

Ford, Alibaba Sign Letter of Intent for Three-Year Collaborative Agreement

The source said the proposal could mean that cars purchased online were delivered to buyers by franchised Ford retail stores, which would maintain and fix the vehicles. Direct sales from automaker to consum...More..

Mario + Rabbids versus mode launches December 8
by | Friday, December 08, 2017

Mario + Rabbids versus mode launches December 8

Utilizing combat tactics and the cover system, players will explore the four unique worlds with their team of heroes defeating foes, gathering collectibles and solving puzzles along their quest. Ubisoft has ann...More..

Zombie-slaying Dying Light getting standalone multiplayer expansion in 2018
by | Friday, December 08, 2017

Zombie-slaying Dying Light getting standalone multiplayer expansion in 2018

Bad Blood will offer "violent and dynamic" online matches, and wants PC players to help test the expansion out online. This expansion is the result of the numerous fan requests for a Player-vs-Player approach ...More..

by | Friday, December 08, 2017

Apple's latest how-to video teaches you Apple Pay Cash

Apple has shared reports on their App Store support page showing statistics of their of their current devices and the percentages of which devices are using specific operating systems. It hasn't, however, been ...More..

Overwatch's Winter Wonderland Event Returns Next Week
by | Friday, December 08, 2017

Overwatch's Winter Wonderland Event Returns Next Week

Just as the Halloween and Summer events both tweaked their existing limited time brawls, Winter Wonderland is introducing a new arcade mode entirely. Blizzard just released a new Developer Update video deta...More..

Devil May Cry HD Collection announced for PC, release date set
by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

Devil May Cry HD Collection announced for PC, release date set

The collection includes HD remasters of the cult classic PlayStation 2 action games Devil May Cry 1, 2 and 3: Special Edition ( Devil May Cry 4 and Ninja Theory's DmC are not included). After rumors of...More..

Far Cry 5 And The Crew 2 Delayed, Confirms Ubisoft
by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

Far Cry 5 And The Crew 2 Delayed, Confirms Ubisoft

Ubisoft says that the additional development time will allow it "to continue running test phases and allow as many of you as possible to get hands-on with the game". "These positive evolutions, which also give ...More..

New Tomb Raider game in the works, full reveal coming in 2018
by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

New Tomb Raider game in the works, full reveal coming in 2018

The last entry in Crystal Dynamics' take on the Lara Croft legend, Rise of the Tomb Raider , launched as a timed Xbox One exclusive back in 2015, before eventually come to PlayStation 4 and PC in 2016. And ...More..

by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

EPS for Broadcom Limited (AVGO) Expected At $3.92

The stock increased 0.86% or $2.24 during the last trading session, reaching $263.89. The average estimate of 13 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $4.50 per share. SIRI's prof...More..

PlayStation VR Dominates as Sony Reveals More Than 2 Million Sold Worldwide
by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

PlayStation VR Dominates as Sony Reveals More Than 2 Million Sold Worldwide

Ever since Sony Interactive Entertianment (SIE) launched the PlayStation VR head-mounted display (HMD), the device has proven to be popular among PlayStation 4 owners. To say that the Switch is selling incredib...More..

Direct Is A New Standalone Messaging App From Instagram
by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

Direct Is A New Standalone Messaging App From Instagram

The move follows a similar move parent company Facebook made back in 2014 where they separated its built-in messaging service into what's now Messenger. If users don't actually want to take a photo in the Dir...More..

Dragon's Crown Pro coming west in spring 2018
by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

Dragon's Crown Pro coming west in spring 2018

Dragon's Crown is a side-scrolling beat-em up from Japanese developer Vanillaware. During this year's Tokyo Game Show, Atlus announced a remastered version of their 2013 brawler, Dragon's Crown , for the ...More..

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds desert map finally revealed
by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds desert map finally revealed

This, alongside the aforementioned pickup-up truck, and a sawn-off shotgun. While Miramar is slated to arrive when the PC version of PUBG reaches version 1.0 sometime later this month, players will be able to...More..

Uber paid hacker $100G to keep data breach previous year a secret
by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

Uber paid hacker $100G to keep data breach previous year a secret

This information was made public after a report from Bloomberg claimed that Uber made a $100,000 payoff to destroy the hacked data. The most interesting part, which is hacker's description according to a so...More..

LG V30+ Launching in India on December 13: Details
by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

LG V30+ Launching in India on December 13: Details

As the name implies, the LG V30 + is a more premium variant of the standard V30 as it has 128GB of native/internal storage space in comparison with the 64GB storage space that the V30 traditionally offers. The...More..

by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

Mozilla files countersuit against Oath over default search engine choice

Firefox users may be happy to see Google as the browser's default search engine again. Mozilla and Yahoo have started a legal spat about the deal that existed between the two companies regarding the use of ...More..

Huawei Nova 2s with dual rear and front cameras unveiled
by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

Huawei Nova 2s with dual rear and front cameras unveiled

The front of the Huawei Nova 2S fits in with the ongoing wave of big-screen/small-bezel phones including the OnePlus 5T and the latest from Huawei's own Honor line, the Honor V10 , which was just launched ...More..

Some Destiny 2 activities now unavailable without DLC purchase
by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

Some Destiny 2 activities now unavailable without DLC purchase

Both have been raised to a 330 recommended Power Level. The recommended power level for the game's toughest - and most rewarding - activities has also risen accordingly. In order to trigger Heroic Adventures, y...More..

by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Cook Hopes to Restore Banned Apps In China

During his speech, Cook declared that China's vision "is a vision we at Apple share". Other tech stocks, such as Alphabet's Google , Amazon , Facebook and Snap , were up on Wednesday. Cook said he co...More..

Glassdoor: Top 10 companies to work for in Canada in 2018
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Glassdoor: Top 10 companies to work for in Canada in 2018

Employees are encouraged to describe the best reasons about working for their company as well as any downsides. Without further ado, here are the top 10 tech companies to work for in the USA, along with what ...More..

Xiaomi Redmi 5, Redmi 5 Plus Price Leaked Via AliExpress Listing
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Xiaomi Redmi 5, Redmi 5 Plus Price Leaked Via AliExpress Listing

Similarly, the Redmi 5 Plus is said to cost $249.99 (approximately Rs. 16,120) for the 3GB RAM and 32GB storage option, the listing says. Both the new smartphones will be available in Pink, Gold, Blue, and Bl...More..

Capcom has submitted an Okami Amaterasu courier mod for Dota 2
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Capcom has submitted an Okami Amaterasu courier mod for Dota 2

Game crossovers are nothing new, but Capcom's way of getting Okami's Amaterasu into Dota 2 is a bit different. They have submitted the main character, Amaterasu, as a courier for Dota 2 in the Steam Work...More..

Ford drives further into China
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Ford drives further into China

Added [CEO Jim} Hackett: "Ford's aspiration is to become the world's most trusted mobility company, designing smart vehicles for a smart world. We are very excited to see this vision come to life in China", he ...More..

Microsoft Whiteboard app now available for all Windows 10 devices
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Microsoft Whiteboard app now available for all Windows 10 devices

Bring in teammates-whether they're across the hall or in a different part of the world-with real-time collaboration across multiple devices. Users can see where others are on the board and the updates they are ...More..

by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Late-Arriving iPhone X Costs Apple Market Share

It was somewhat inevitable that Apple would see volume share fall once we had a full comparative month of sales taking into account the non-flagship iPhone 8 vs. This update is good news for hardcore Gmai...More..

by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Amazon Prime membership launches in Singapore

Prime is Amazon's popular membership program that provides exclusive access to benefits such as fast shipping, streaming and gaming. Singapore Prime members are also entitled to unlimited free worldwide shipp...More..

Here's your first look at all the new emoji coming next year
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Here's your first look at all the new emoji coming next year

A draft of the new guidelines announced Monday night by the Unicode Consortium would allow vendors to give you the power to reverse the direction of your emoji. If they make the final cut, that is. Above: U...More..

Pizza Hut testing beer and wine delivery
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Pizza Hut testing beer and wine delivery

Its investments include adding a loyalty program, beefing up technology and rolling out delivery boxes created to keep pizzas hotter. A spokesperson declined to say where the pilot program will expand after P...More..

RK Nagar by-polls: Actor Vishal thanks EC for accepting his nomination
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

RK Nagar by-polls: Actor Vishal thanks EC for accepting his nomination

I will choose a youngster who has been nominated as an independent candidate. The actor's nomination was rejected on charges of forged signatures in the papers, according to local media reports. However, the ...More..

Lamborghini Urus 2018 revealed and pricing and spec confirmed
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Lamborghini Urus 2018 revealed and pricing and spec confirmed

On-demand cylinder deactivation and an eight-speed torque-convertor automatic transmission - another first - play their part in maximising efficiency, with the Urus consuming a claimed 12.7 litres of fuel pe...More..

HP and ASUS unveil Snapdragon-powered laptops
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

HP and ASUS unveil Snapdragon-powered laptops

The architecture of Qualcomm's Snapdragon processors is fundamentally much more efficient than the x86 and x64 processor architectures that have traditionally powered Windows devices. It's worth noting that Mi...More..

650-HP Super SUV Finally Unveiled
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

650-HP Super SUV Finally Unveiled

Italian manufacturer Lamborghini has taken the covers off its first SUV since it stopped production of the LM002 in 1992. All that power is sent to the road via an eight-speed automatic and a Torsen four-wh...More..

Instagram's Story Highlights feature lets you save Stories forever
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Instagram's Story Highlights feature lets you save Stories forever

It will also be private, an interesting wall put up by the social media company of its own volition, but does serve as a built-in backup service. Stories Highlights is a new part of your profile where you can...More..

by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE) EPS Estimated At $0.96

Acrospire Investment Management LLC now owns 1,000 shares of the software company's stock worth $141,000 after acquiring an additional 500 shares in the last quarter. The company has market cap of $664.76 milli...More..

Microsoft breaks Windows Update for Windows 7 early with error 80248015
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Microsoft breaks Windows Update for Windows 7 early with error 80248015

A detailed thread about the issue is open on Microsoft Answers forum where many have reported the error. This is not the first time that Windows users get hit with the Microsoft Update error 80248015 . E...More..

Mobile payments on Target with 'Wallet' debut
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Mobile payments on Target with 'Wallet' debut

After you're done shopping, you can present your Wallet barcode at the register to check out. Currently, Wallet is only open to those who have the Target REDcard, but the feature will roll out to non-cardho...More..

IPhone X, unlocked and SIM-free, arrives in US
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

IPhone X, unlocked and SIM-free, arrives in US

The good news is that if you've been waiting for the iPhone X to be unlocked and SIM-free, that time is now . This option is ideal for business travelers who don't want to stick with a wireless carrier and...More..