Amazon attracts 17 mln viewers for live National Football League matches on Prime

The Amazon Prime number for 2017 was 5 billion. Dystopian novels held the top spots on Prime Reading's 2017 "most borrowed" list in the US, including Margaret Atwood's "The Handmaid's Tale" and George Orwell's "1984". To grow the Prime pie even fur... More..

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Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel spends $4 million for New Year's party
by | Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel spends $4 million for New Year's party

Live. As well as the star entertainment, guests were permitted to dine at any of the restaurants on the L.A. Live complex which included Katsuya , Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill and Lucky Strike . TMZ revea...More..

Germany cracking down social media hate speech and fake news
by | Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Germany cracking down social media hate speech and fake news

Germany passed a new social networking law in June 2017, and it's time for companies to follow its rules. Under the new law, sites are given 24 hours (or seven days for more "legally complex" cases) to invest...More..

Steam reveals 2017's biggest earners, including The Witcher 3, H1Z1 and PUBG
by | Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Steam reveals 2017's biggest earners, including The Witcher 3, H1Z1 and PUBG

In terms of best VR games, Steam arranged those similarly to the top sellers list, listing games like Job Simulator , Fallout 4 VR , Superhot VR , and Rick And Morty: Virtual Rick-ality as Platinum sellers...More..

Apple rolls out battery replacement offer for select iPhones
by | Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Apple rolls out battery replacement offer for select iPhones

As before, the company says that battery replacement costs have been reduced by $50, from $79 to $29, but warns that "initial supplies of some replacement batteries may be limited". Later on, the company plans ...More..

OnePlus 5T in Sandstone expected to be announced on January 5
by | Tuesday, January 02, 2018

OnePlus 5T in Sandstone expected to be announced on January 5

Also, with the launch of the Lava Red color variant of the 5T, Indian customers will have three options to choose from - the OnePlus 5T in Midnight Black color, the OnePlus 5T in Lava Red color, and, the O...More..

by | Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Inc. Sells 1512 Shares of Walt Disney Co (DIS)

Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 5,410,942 shares of the entertainment giant's stock valued at $574,907,000 after acquiring an additional 4,885,398 shares during the last quarter. Wells Fargo upgraded the sha...More..

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 may launch with Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 SoC
by | Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 may launch with Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 SoC

However, the Snapdragon 632 is expected to retain the Qualcomm Spectra 160 ISP, which offers better optimization for dual-camera setups than the Snapdragon 625. This octa-core processor is a slightly downgrad...More..

PUBG developer plans to launch their game on every platform
by | Tuesday, January 02, 2018

PUBG developer plans to launch their game on every platform

But what about PlayStation? Chang Han Kim, the CEO of PUBG development revealed the games final plans in a recent interview with IvenGlobal , stating that he would like to see the game available to all gam...More..

Australian lawyers to launch Apple class action over slow iPhones
by | Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Australian lawyers to launch Apple class action over slow iPhones

Apple may be able to boost the trust of some iPhone users with this battery replacement price reduction. "Our goal has always been to create products that our customers love, and making iPhones last as long a...More..

Donald Trump's new tax cut may 'help' Apple buy Netflix
by | Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Donald Trump's new tax cut may 'help' Apple buy Netflix

Both analysts said that both companies will reveal this news soon as Us president Trumps' corporate tax cut has been passed. A one-time 10% repatriation tax would translate to Apple having $220 billion to spe...More..

Xiaomi Mi A1 receives stable Android 8.0 Oreo update
by | Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Xiaomi Mi A1 receives stable Android 8.0 Oreo update

A few days ago, we reported that Motorola has started rolling out Android 8.0 Oreo update with December Security patch for the Moto Z2 Force . 2017 has been a great year for Xiaomi , and they closed 2017 by...More..

Face Unlock Now Available on the OnePlus 5
by | Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Face Unlock Now Available on the OnePlus 5

This update was based on Android 8.0 Oreo and brings with it some core features like notification dots, new app folder design, new Quick Settings, Picture-in-Picture, smart text selection, Auto-fill, and Para...More..

United Kingdom minister threatens tech giants with large tax bills over terrorist threat
by | Tuesday, January 02, 2018

United Kingdom minister threatens tech giants with large tax bills over terrorist threat

Wallace did not name any companies directly, but his criticism of poorly policed radical content is a clear reference to Google (which owns YouTube ) and Facebook . It's easy to claim that Facebook or Googl...More..

Egypt's former president Mohammed Morsi sentenced to three years' prison
by | Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Egypt's former president Mohammed Morsi sentenced to three years' prison

They included leading Egyptian activist Alaa Abdel Fattah and lawmaker and television presenter Tawfik Okasha. The defendants were convicted of "insulting and cursing the judiciary and its judges using public...More..

by | Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Pillar Pacific Capital Management LLC Holds Position in Activision Blizzard INC (ATVI)

The stock decreased 0.01% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $81.06. (NASDAQ:ICON) has declined 13.52% since January 1, 2017 and is downtrending. (NASDAQ:ATVI) rating on Thursday, June 16. UBS m...More..

LG just unveiled the world's largest and highest-resolution OLED display
by | Tuesday, January 02, 2018

LG just unveiled the world's largest and highest-resolution OLED display

LG Display's latest accomplishment comes with not one by two impressive claims. Though the device lacks an official product name as of writing, it could be the world's first 88-inch, OLED 8K consumer TV if it...More..

Nintendo Drops 18 Mystery Preorders on Amazon for Nintendo Switch
by | Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Nintendo Drops 18 Mystery Preorders on Amazon for Nintendo Switch

However, with the Switch having some issues (Namely their storage and support). While the video explaining the specifics of the hack has now been removed, should you be interested in exploring the hack in t...More..

Telegram for Android gets new update with Multiple accounts feature
by | Monday, January 01, 2018

Telegram for Android gets new update with Multiple accounts feature

Telegram already rolled out theme support for its Android app back in February previous year, and now, it has added theme support in its iOS app as well. You can also tweak different accent colours under the...More..

by | Monday, January 01, 2018

Amazon Com INC (AMZN) Holding Has Lifted by First Trust Advisors Lp

The stock decreased 1.36% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $14.5. Probity Advisors Inc. now owns 320 shares of the e-commerce giant's stock valued at $310,000 after purchasing an additional 2 s...More..

T20 worldwide at Bay Oval rained off
by | Monday, January 01, 2018

T20 worldwide at Bay Oval rained off

The play was eventually abandoned at 10 p.m. New Zealand batsman Colin Munro provided some fireworks of his own to start 2018 as he smashed a 23-ball 66 against the West Indies , but it all went in vain ...More..

Apple sorry for deliberately slowing down old iPhones
by | Monday, January 01, 2018

Apple sorry for deliberately slowing down old iPhones

The company claims that at times its processors demand a higher peak current than a degraded battery can provide. The company has been embroiled in a controversy stemming from its decision to purposely slow...More..

LG, Samsung, Motorola, and HTC claim they don't slow down older phones
by | Monday, January 01, 2018

LG, Samsung, Motorola, and HTC claim they don't slow down older phones

Apple had said that the performance in the old iPhones needed to be slowed down because their older batteries could not supply the peak charge required for top of the line performance. While Apple's fix help...More..

Chicago Apple store's snow, ice hazards call for 'fine-tuning'
by | Monday, January 01, 2018

Chicago Apple store's snow, ice hazards call for 'fine-tuning'

Residents are reporting that the downward-sloping roof has turned the sidewalks around the store into a hazard zone, as ice and snow has been sliding off and potentially endangering pedestrians. Not only is the...More..

Kirk Cousins throws 3 interceptions in Redskins' loss
by | Monday, January 01, 2018

Kirk Cousins throws 3 interceptions in Redskins' loss

Aldrick Rosas kicked two short field goals and Kelvin Sheppard had two interceptions for NY, whose 13 losses are the most in franchise history. They definitely battled their tails off this season. We'll have t...More..

Apple's iPhone battery replacements are now live
by | Monday, January 01, 2018

Apple's iPhone battery replacements are now live

The battery swap program was expected to kick off early in 2018, but Apple has made a decision to initiate it immediately in the U.S., starting December 30. To start the battery replacement procedure, we high...More..

by | Sunday, December 31, 2017

Apple Opens $29 iPhone Battery Replacements to All Starting Today

In a posting on its website Thursday, Apple apologized over its handling of the battery issue and said it would make a number of changes for customers "to recognize their loyalty and to regain the trust o...More..

WhatsApp to end support for older phones after New Year's Eve
by | Sunday, December 31, 2017

WhatsApp to end support for older phones after New Year's Eve

The add-on was first spotted by WABetaInfo in the Windows Phone beta version of the app. WhatsApp will stop working on older smartphones from 1 January 2018 as the company pulls support for older operating ...More..

by | Sunday, December 31, 2017

Apple apologises for slowing older iPhones down

As it ages, it becomes less capable of delivering peak loads, especially when the charge is low. Last week, the technology giant confirmed it introduced a feature to its iOS operating system a year ago which ...More..

by | Sunday, December 31, 2017

Apple apologises for slowing down iPhones,cuts battery replacement price

India Today Tech learns that the cost of battery replacement for a phone like the iPhone 6 has been reduced by Apple to Rs 2,000 plus taxes. Read Apple's full "message to our customers about iPhone batteri...More..

Bundle up; brutal wind chills expected
by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

Bundle up; brutal wind chills expected

The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill advisory for South Central Illinois from six Sunday night until noon on Tuesday. Wyandotte County is under a wind chill advisory from 6 p.m. Farther to...More..

Claire's pulls children's makeup kits over asbestos concerns
by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

Claire's pulls children's makeup kits over asbestos concerns

A suspicious mother sent her 6-year-old's Claire's glitter makeup kit for a lab test. "Out of an abundance of caution, additional testing is underway". In total, 17 samples of makeup were tested from Claire's s...More..

Make A New Year's Resolution To Explore Outdoor Michigan This Winter
by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

Make A New Year's Resolution To Explore Outdoor Michigan This Winter

Data is sourced from America's State Parks and the National Association of State Park Directors. The department is offering five different hikes, from Silver Lake State Park in the southern tier, to Milan S...More..

ASUS ZenFone 4 is now receiving its Android 8.0 Oreo update
by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

ASUS ZenFone 4 is now receiving its Android 8.0 Oreo update

The company is hoping to complete the roll-out for all of its phones in the first half of 2018. Now the update is rolling out to the ZenFone 4 variant ZE554KL only. People with other variants of Zenfone 4 c...More..

Indian Government Compares Cryptocurrencies to Ponzi Schemes
by | Friday, December 29, 2017

Indian Government Compares Cryptocurrencies to Ponzi Schemes

In a new statement issued December 29, India's Ministry of Finance warned residents against the risks associated with trading cryptocurrencies, going so far as to compare blockchain-based assets like bitcoin ...More..

Media player Kodi is finally available on Xbox One
by | Friday, December 29, 2017

Media player Kodi is finally available on Xbox One

Network support is limited to only NFS:// shares. Besides Windows 10, Windows 10 Mobile, and now Xbox One, Kodi also runs on Apple's OSX and iOS, Google's Android, as well as Linux and Raspberry Pi. It mean...More..

Dramatic police video captures auto crash and rescue from burning vehicle
by | Friday, December 29, 2017

Dramatic police video captures auto crash and rescue from burning vehicle

The footage was captured on one officer's bodycam - cameras worn as part of their uniform. Officers Nicholas Schlei and Nicholas Reid were on patrol near N. A third teenager also escaped the vehicle with all ...More..

Rumor: Red Dead Redemption 2 Might Be Released June 6th
by | Friday, December 29, 2017

Rumor: Red Dead Redemption 2 Might Be Released June 6th

Yes, it is Red Dead Redemption 2, but the spring 2018 target suggests Take-Two wants to get the game out right before its fiscal year for 2017 ends. It is the story of outlaw Arthur Morgan and the Van der...More..

Moto G5s Plus gets a price cut, now available for Rs 14999
by | Friday, December 29, 2017

Moto G5s Plus gets a price cut, now available for Rs 14999

The Moto G5S and Moto G5S Plus were available at Rs 11,999 and Rs 13,999 respectively after the discount. It will now retail at INR 14,999, down INR 1,000 from its launch price. The device comes with unib...More..

Mount Pleasant to begin collecting Christmas trees on January 2
by | Friday, December 29, 2017

Mount Pleasant to begin collecting Christmas trees on January 2

The city is asking residents to please place trees curbside by 7 a.m. January 5 or 7 a.m. January 12. Bass Pro Shops will take your tree for $2. In much of Sonoma County, the regular waste service will take...More..

by | Friday, December 29, 2017

YouTube on Fire TV? Things just got trickier

Basically they are acting like kids at our expense. The app was immediately taken down from the Amazon Echo Show , while Fire TV owners were given until the first day of 2018. You can choose either Amazon's o...More..

All major Snapdragon 845-powered phones allegedly revealed in new leak
by | Friday, December 29, 2017

All major Snapdragon 845-powered phones allegedly revealed in new leak

However, the list also contains new smartphones that are yet to be launched. Qualcomm is likely to launch a new mid-range focused chipset, dubbed as Snapdragon 670, in the first quarter of 2018, according to ...More..

PUBG's first post v1.0 update fixes lots of issues
by | Friday, December 29, 2017

PUBG's first post v1.0 update fixes lots of issues

Meanwhile, Xbox One players are receiving a small patch today too, as detailed in a separate post to the PUBG website . The PUBG team explains that it was a "combination of causes" that resulted in this la...More..

How to get rid of your Christmas tree in Seattle
by | Friday, December 29, 2017

How to get rid of your Christmas tree in Seattle

Christmas tree recycling containers will be provided at each location . And just for fun, they shoved 75 leftover, unsold Christmas trees into a commercial grade wood chipper to show what happens to your tree ...More..

Apple loses copyright battle against Italian company Steve Jobs
by | Friday, December 29, 2017

Apple loses copyright battle against Italian company Steve Jobs

The brothers in charge of the Italian Jobs jeanswear company, Vincenzo and Giacomo Barbato, noticed the name was not trademarked by the tech giant, so they started their company with the founder's name in 2012....More..

After iPhone slow-downs, Apple offers battery replacements - but it'll cost you
by | Friday, December 29, 2017

After iPhone slow-downs, Apple offers battery replacements - but it'll cost you

The past few weeks have been tumultuous for Apple ever since the company confirmed it slows down iPhones as their batteries age. Device use also affects the performance of a battery over its lifespan. W...More..

Two New Lawsuits Filled Against Apple For Slowing Down Old iPhones
by | Thursday, December 28, 2017

Two New Lawsuits Filled Against Apple For Slowing Down Old iPhones

Apple launched three phones this year: the bezel-busting iPhone X and the more traditional iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus . Despite this, Apple users are understandably furious at the thought of their devices the...More..

Prayer session holds for Yusuf Buhari in Aso Rock's mosque
by | Thursday, December 28, 2017

Prayer session holds for Yusuf Buhari in Aso Rock's mosque

On the President's son's accident, he said "Oh of course". Specifically on why he was in the villa, he said, "As you are aware I have not seen the President for a while now". "I have been in Liberia monitor...More..

by | Thursday, December 28, 2017

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT)

Penserra Capital Management LLC now owns 5,380 shares of the retailer's stock worth $420,000 after acquiring an additional 1,613 shares in the last quarter. WALTON S ROBSON sold 474,042 shares worth $37.94 mil...More..

Apple's board finally started making CEO Tim Cook fly private
by | Thursday, December 28, 2017

Apple's board finally started making CEO Tim Cook fly private

Cook's pay package included a base salary of $3.1 million, along with $9.3 million in non-equity incentive pay, up from $5.4 million. The report added that Cook's five lieutenants received bonuses of $3.11 mi...More..