Facebook lets people know when their photos pop up

So even if you haven't been tagged, Facebook will let you know. It does so because it uses facial recognition to suggest that people posting photos tag friends in images as a way to keep connected individuals engaged with the site. There have been no... More..

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by | Thursday, December 21, 2017

YouTube returns to Amazon Fire TV stick courtesy of Firefox

Amazon says its Fire TV devices are the top selling streaming media players in the U.S., U.K., Germany and Japan, with "tens of millions of monthly active users". Amazon brings the long-awaited web browsing fea...More..

LG announces new 34-inch UltraWide 5K display
by | Thursday, December 21, 2017

LG announces new 34-inch UltraWide 5K display

LG Electronics will launch the next version of its popular monitor series at the CES 2018 . Next up on the CES docket for LG will be the 34WK95U, which will be an ultrawide display using a Nano-IPS panel i...More..

German cartel office says Facebook abusing data collection
by | Thursday, December 21, 2017

German cartel office says Facebook abusing data collection

This happens when a Facebook user views a page with a Facebook "Like" button embedded in it - even if they don't click on the button itself, he added. While Facebook offered a free service to users on the one h...More..

Apple TV Finally Returns to Amazon
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Apple TV Finally Returns to Amazon

Though neither Amazon nor Apple released the number of downloads it took for the app to achieve the most downloads in its first week in the Apple TV store, an Amazon spokesperson did confirm the stat...More..

Pokemon Go's New AR+ Mode Revealed, Available For iPhone 6S And Up
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Pokemon Go's New AR+ Mode Revealed, Available For iPhone 6S And Up

Despite making the experience more immersive, there will actually be some gameplay benefits for those who opt to use this new mode. "That being said, if there are Pokemon that might spawn more often in the sn...More..

New Windows 10 Insider build lets you try Timeline
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

New Windows 10 Insider build lets you try Timeline

The feature is live now in Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17063 , available to Windows Insider members on the Fast Ring release path and those who have opted in to the Skip Ahead programme. The Activity...More..

CD Projekt Red Releases Enhanced Graphics Patch for XBox One X
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

CD Projekt Red Releases Enhanced Graphics Patch for XBox One X

As for PlayStation4 Pro players, an additional update patch is expected soon, with support for HDR and a series of technical changes on the way, although CD Projekt has not yet announced when. Now, owners of ...More..

Samsung launches the Galaxy A8 and A8+, 2018 models
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Samsung launches the Galaxy A8 and A8+, 2018 models

Some regions will get their hands on the new Galaxy A8 phones as early as January, and in a choice of four colours. Further, the new Galaxies are expected to feature AMOLED Infinity displays. The newest of th...More..

by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Facebook changes messaging rules to help curtail harassment

To proactively prevent serial harassment, Facebook is updating its toolkit to identify fake and inauthentic accounts, possibly coming from harassers signing up using a different account. Facebook also offers...More..

YouTube Secures Licensing Agreement With Universal Music Group
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

YouTube Secures Licensing Agreement With Universal Music Group

According to a report from Bloomberg , YouTube is said to have recently signed a new long-term agreement with both Universal Music Group and Sony Music Entertainment , both of whom represent the major label...More..

Mariah Carey receives award from PETA
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Mariah Carey receives award from PETA

That's up from its prior peak at No. 11. " All I Want for Christmas Is You " is only one of five Christmas songs to reach the Top 10 in the 59-year history of the music tally. It's back on the Billboard H...More..

by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Google Chrome to start blocking ads in February

Ads are the biggest source of Google's revenue, so it was a little surprising to see the search giant announce that Chrome , its homegrown web browser, would stop showing certain kinds web ads in early 2018 ....More..

Facebook's new facial recognition feature finds you in untagged photos
by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Facebook's new facial recognition feature finds you in untagged photos

Facebook will also notify you when someone else uses a photo of you for a profile picture. Primarily among those is Facebook's photo privacy settings: if the person who uploaded the image didn't tag you, but al...More..

Coming Out Of Shadows? Mondelez International, Inc. (MDLZ), Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE)
by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Coming Out Of Shadows? Mondelez International, Inc. (MDLZ), Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE)

Finally, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Adobe Systems in the second quarter valued at approximately $141,000. Teacher Retirement Sys Of Texas accumulated 594,506 share...More..

by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Fossil shows that life existed 3.5 billion years ago

Scientists from University of California, Los Angeles and the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the USA found that two of the species they studied performed a primitive form of photosynthesis, another produced...More..

Dragon Ball FighterZ Open Beta Starts in January 2018
by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Dragon Ball FighterZ Open Beta Starts in January 2018

We've said it before, and we'll say it again: Dragon Ball FighterZ could be one of most anticipated games for all of 2018, and it's only coming out in January. The interactions between characters when Dramati...More..

Jammu and Kashmir: Gunfight Rages in Shopian Village
by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Jammu and Kashmir: Gunfight Rages in Shopian Village

One of the militants is a local. The gunfight continued throughout the night. A top police official said the cordon was still intact and searches were being conducted in the area. He said a woman was injured ...More..

French privacy watchdog slams Whatsapp on data collection
by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

French privacy watchdog slams Whatsapp on data collection

The authority issued a strict notice to the messaging service and reprimanded it for "insufficiently" cooperating, according to a Bloomberg report. However, this was a problem for the WhatsApp users, and ques...More..

Samsung launches Galaxy A8(2018) and A8+(2018) smartphones with dual front camera
by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Samsung launches Galaxy A8(2018) and A8+(2018) smartphones with dual front camera

The phone is expected to launch in India in March 2018, followed by the flagships Galaxy S9 and S9+ launch. Both the devices will be initially available in European market starting January 2018. They have a...More..

by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

It's Too Late to Buy Apple AirPods Online For Christmas

Many Apple Stores across the country are also out of stock but some have managed not to sell out on one of this year's popular tech gifts. So more than likely your best shot at snagging a pair of AirPods ...More..

Kaspersky Lab sues Trump administration over software ban
by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Kaspersky Lab sues Trump administration over software ban

The Department of Homeland Security in September issued a directive to US civilian agencies ordering them to remove Kaspersky Lab from their computer networks within 90 days. Kaspersky has long denied any d...More..

by | Monday, December 18, 2017

Fake Cuphead game was briefly available on the App Store for $5

The game has yet to be pulled from the App Store, and sadly appears to be one of many cases from the same unscrupulous person. Big games like Cuphead are often targeted by those wanting to make a quick buck ...More..

Britain First members suspended from Twitter
by | Monday, December 18, 2017

Britain First members suspended from Twitter

The U.S. leader was criticized by the U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May who said he was wrong to retweet the posts. It coincides with the platform enforcing new rules and guidelines created to make Twitter a ...More..

Sony smartphone with Snapdragon 845 SoC, dual-camera leaked
by | Monday, December 18, 2017

Sony smartphone with Snapdragon 845 SoC, dual-camera leaked

Recently, a smartphone which is claimed to be the successor to the well-known Xperia XZ1 was spotted in the wild. While Sony's Xperia XZ1 is far from a bad phone, especially for media fans, some design el...More..

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Receiving Killcam and 3D Replay Features on December 20
by | Monday, December 18, 2017

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Receiving Killcam and 3D Replay Features on December 20

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds' 3D replay feature will be part of the game's 1.0 release. Front and center is how much Gamerscore you racked up in 2017, as well as how many hours you poured into individual ga...More..

Cowboys vs. Raiders: Highlights, game tracker and more
by | Monday, December 18, 2017

Cowboys vs. Raiders: Highlights, game tracker and more

He's always looking to make a play with his arm, too. The Raiders still had a chance to win in the final minute with the ball at the Cowboys' 8-yard line. "I guess it was the officials", Crabtree said. "It wa...More..

Special edition Xiaomi Mi A1 Red is now available at Rs. 13999
by | Monday, December 18, 2017

Special edition Xiaomi Mi A1 Red is now available at Rs. 13999

The Mi A1 flaunts a 5.5-inch 1080p display with Corning Gorilla Glass protection on top. Xiaomi has launched the special edition to celebrate the global holiday season and a good year for the company in Ind...More..

A million United Kingdom homes still get crappy broadband speeds, groans Ofcom
by | Monday, December 18, 2017

A million United Kingdom homes still get crappy broadband speeds, groans Ofcom

However, Ofcom's data indicates that the situation is improving, as the overall number of homes that can not get decent broadband is down from 1.6 million a year ago. Interestingly, 90% of United Kingdom prop...More..

Now Google Chrome Can Automatically Silence Annoying Autoplay Videos
by | Monday, December 18, 2017

Now Google Chrome Can Automatically Silence Annoying Autoplay Videos

Google has been posting teasers relating to updates for its Chrome platform for several months now. The search giant Google is expected to introduce a new feature for Chrome users. And that's it. You w...More..

by | Monday, December 18, 2017

Facebook Gives Users A Feature To Help Deal With Stubborn Friends

Are you exhausted of friends' non-stop vacation photos popping up on your news feed? Available next to the Unfollow option, it allows users to temporarily mute a person, page or group from their news feed for u...More..

BlackBerry Priv will no longer get monthly security updates, company confirms
by | Monday, December 18, 2017

BlackBerry Priv will no longer get monthly security updates, company confirms

According to the statement released on Blackberry's official blog by company's Vice President Alex Thurber, the company will stop sending out updates of any kind-rather ironical, considering Blackberry devi...More..

Saraki, Dogara felicitate with Buhari at 75
by | Sunday, December 17, 2017

Saraki, Dogara felicitate with Buhari at 75

President Buhari after he received birthday cards and best wishes thanked Nigerians for their prayers, stating that he is happy with his improved health. Okorocha said this in a statement issued on Sunday to co...More..

Civilian killed in crossfire, protests in J&K's Kupwara
by | Sunday, December 17, 2017

Civilian killed in crossfire, protests in J&K's Kupwara

As the news of Asif's killing spread, witnesses said, people including women and children came out on roads at Batpora on Kralpora-Karnah road and staged a massive protest against the army. They were challenged...More..

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola amazed by Kevin De Bruyne against Tottenham
by | Sunday, December 17, 2017

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola amazed by Kevin De Bruyne against Tottenham

The score could have been even larger". Their displays have prompted some to label the team as the best that the Premier League has ever seen, but not in the eyes of former Manchester United man Rooney, w...More..

New planet on distant star discovered via artificial intelligence
by | Sunday, December 17, 2017

New planet on distant star discovered via artificial intelligence

It's helping bridge the gap between Kepler and TESS as far as identifying targets for the James Webb Space Telescope to observe. The researchers taught the neural network to identify planets by feeding it i...More..

Aggies make history by beating Grambling in Celebration Bowl
by | Sunday, December 17, 2017

Aggies make history by beating Grambling in Celebration Bowl

Cartwright dropped it. The play was ruled an incomplete pass, and Grambling coach Broderick Fobbs challenged, claiming a fumble. He has a 38-10 record over that span. Grambling opens next season with their firs...More..

Jazz C Rudy Gobert Out With Injured Left Knee
by | Sunday, December 17, 2017

Jazz C Rudy Gobert Out With Injured Left Knee

Obviously the Jazz can't be happy to be missing such a huge part of their team, especially on defense, but they showed last time they can survive without Gobert. Gobert has had injuries to his knees already t...More..

ABC fires Mario Batali from 'The Chew' following sexual misconduct allegations
by | Saturday, December 16, 2017

ABC fires Mario Batali from 'The Chew' following sexual misconduct allegations

While we are unaware of any type of inappropriate behavior involving him and anyone affiliated with the show, we will swiftly address any alleged violations of our standards of conduct'. In an apparent referenc...More..

Triton Takes Aim at ICS in the Middle East
by | Saturday, December 16, 2017

Triton Takes Aim at ICS in the Middle East

But researchers have not pointed any fingers at any specific country, nor did they reveal who was the victim of this attack, in what country or industry vertical the company operated. "During the incident, some...More..

Secret Red Dead Redemption 2 Mission Found Lurking In GTA Online Code
by | Saturday, December 16, 2017

Secret Red Dead Redemption 2 Mission Found Lurking In GTA Online Code

The chest is marked with 'Boles Overland Stagecoach Co.' branding, which was also spotted in the trailer for Red Dead Redemption 2 . The note, on the other hand, alludes to a mysterious treasure that split a f...More..

AOL officially discontinues Instant Messenger
by | Saturday, December 16, 2017

AOL officially discontinues Instant Messenger

But Friday morning was the cutoff for saving images and files to computers, and all AIM-related data is being deleted. "Looking purely at language, as perhaps the most obvious and flexible of cultural indicat...More..

Destiny 2 gets festive with The Dawning event next week
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Destiny 2 gets festive with The Dawning event next week

The Dawning , Bungie's holiday-themed event originating from the first Destiny game, is coming back to Destiny 2 on December 19, the developer announced today. On top of this, if there's a specific item in ...More..

Egypt Ranks Third Worst Jailer of Journalists in 2017: CPJ
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Egypt Ranks Third Worst Jailer of Journalists in 2017: CPJ

The number of journalists imprisoned worldwide has increased to 262 this year, up from the historical 259 imprisoned last year, a new report shows. Painting a picture of "dismal failure by the worldwide com...More..

Redbox On Demand: What You Need To Know
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Redbox On Demand: What You Need To Know

Disney is the notable exception. It also doesn't include films from Disney, which is now suing Redbox over distribution of digital download codes . Redbox On Demand delivers a broad selection of movies to re...More..

Street cheers BJP's lead in exit polls; Sensex zooms over 300 points
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Street cheers BJP's lead in exit polls; Sensex zooms over 300 points

On the similar lines, Nifty50 closed at 10,333, up 81 points or 0.79 per cent. At the close, the benchmark 30-share index, BSE Sensex gained 216.27 or 0.65% at 33,462.97 with 19 components registering rise. All...More..

This will be first smartphone manufacturer with inscreen fingerprint sensor
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

This will be first smartphone manufacturer with inscreen fingerprint sensor

Earlier this week, Synaptics - the company responsible for handling the touch input on millions of laptop trackpads and smartphone screens - announced that it has started mass production with its first opti...More..

Take-Two Forms Indie Label To Pub Games From Panache, Outsiders, Obsidian
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Take-Two Forms Indie Label To Pub Games From Panache, Outsiders, Obsidian

Take-Two Interactive had been planning Private Division's launch for a few years already, with the intention of helping independent developers that didn't quite have a place in their main labels Rockstar Games...More..

Facebook to push more videos via pre-roll ads for 'Watch'
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Facebook to push more videos via pre-roll ads for 'Watch'

The company has assured users that they won't be seeing these ads in their News Feeds, lamenting that such a location doesn't "work well" for those kinds of adds. The move is created to support video producers ...More..

LG refreshes Gram lineup with new processors, longer battery life
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

LG refreshes Gram lineup with new processors, longer battery life

In January past year, LG refreshed its super slim and lightweight range of Gram laptops and boasted they offered 24-hour battery life. They feature an ultra-thin design with battery life claims of 19.5 to 22.5 ...More..