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Qualcomm's New AI Engine Enhances Capabilities Of Existing Snapdragon Chips

Qualcomm is showing off the 845 platform at Mobile World Congress, held next week in Barcelona, Spain. "Qualcomm Technologies continue to push the boundaries of what is possible with wireless audio technologies, and broadcast helps consumers to s...

Sweden's Charlotte Kalla wins 1st gold medal of 2018 Olympics

She won the race by more than seven seconds, breaking away from the pack in the final two kilometers to avenge her loss to Bjoergen in the 2014 Sochi Olympics . The 2018 Winter Olympic Games are underway in South Korea, and Sweden took home the ...

IDC: Google Sold A "Tiny" 3.9M Pixel Phones In 2017

Google still has a long way to go before its Pixel smartphones can hit figures that high-end smartphones from the likes of Samsung always do but it's seeing good progress. Though there are undoubtedly many reasons why Pixel sales were so disapp...

Instagram Enables Screenshot Alert to Align With Snapchat

Users are not happy, with some tweeting that people now have to "creep wisely ". It's worth noting that some Twitter users are reporting a couple of workarounds to this new feature. If you thought this was the end of it then you're wrong. Be ho...

Google's Area 120 Testing Smart Reply Feature for Android Text Messages

Smart Reply has become one of the most useful features in Gmail, especially for those with a lot of inbound, or who answer a lot of their emails on the go where typing out responses is more cumbersome. Smart Reply would even be able to break out ...

Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) Posts 4Q and Fiscal Year 2017 Results

Adjusted EBITDA rose to US$862mln from US$751mln. U.S. advertising revenues shrunk 8%, though global was up 17% year-on-year. Analysts expected Twitter to post earnings of 14 cents per share meanwhile, Twitter posted 19 cents per share.

Google Announces Plans To Join Nest With In-House Hardware Team

This has proven to be quite foolish, as it has seemingly slowed Google's innovation in the smart home market. Thankfully Google made the decision to combine the software teams of the two companies back in December 2016, which led to Android Thing...

Early Facebook and Google employees form coalition to fight what they built

On that note, digital advocacy organisation Common Sense has partnered with the Center for Humane Technology to announce a new campaign "to protect young minds from the potential of manipulation and digital addiction ". The main aim is to educat...

Amazon Gets Alexa To Not Notice That Super Bowl Commercial

In an Amazon blog post , the senior manager on the Alexa Machine Learning team, Shiv Vitaladevuni, said that they were trying to "suppress the unintentional waking of a device while not incorrectly rejecting the millions of people engaging with ...

Patriots CB Butler sits in 'coaches decision'

Because the Patriots have refused to give any information about why Butler was put on ice during Super Bowl Sunday, speculation and rumor are the only things we have to go on. This catch was one of the biggest in Super Bowl history and gave ...

Call of Duty Black Ops 4 Is The 2018 CoD Game, Apparently

Just like sports simulations that receive an annual refresh, gamers already expect a yearly installment from Activision's popular shooter and see a new Call of Duty game. Based on the requirements posted for the position, the team wanted someone wi...

Danny Murphy says Mahrez has outgrown Leicester

The Foxes were ready to accept a straight cash deal of £80million for the Algerian insisting the figure was market value for the 26-year-old after Philippe Coutinho's move to Barcelona. He added: "I will assess Riyad when he's cleared his head". "I...

Nokia 3310 Feature Phone Gets A 4G Flavour

Now, HMD Global , a start-up that revived the iconic Nokia brand, has launched a new 4G variant of the highly popular Nokia 3310 , and it runs on forked Android OS. It's very likely that the phone will simply be preloaded with some supported ap...

Alexa Can Now Send Texts: Here's How

This requires a quick adjustment to the Alexa app on your phone. Once you pick someone who's in your Contacts within the Alexa app, you can recite your message. Amazon is offering several interesting features in the United States with Alexa, but ...

8 most awaited smartphones of 2018

Moreover, HMD may introduce or remove specific features to make its products compliant (and competitive) with the United States market. The phone was found listed on benchmarking website , Geekbench . 27,000) respectively. The Nokia 7, which wi...

Facebook is decieving: George Soros

The billionaire investor said these technology giants are not mere distributors of information as they claim to be. Social-media companies "are inducing people to give up their autonomy ". To ensure peace, Soros called for China to be embedded i...

IPhone Battery Explodes After Man Bites It for Testing if Fake

An iPhone user in Nanjing City, China visited an electronics store to replace the battery of his device. The flames and explosion caused by this dubious experiment were immortalized by the store's CCTV cameras. In all likelihood, it would have ...

BVB Slams Arsene Wenger, Arsenal Over Aubameyang Comments

Sky Italia journalist Gianluca Di Marzio claimed on Thursday night that Aubameyang had agreed personal terms with Arsenal over a three-and-a-half-year contract worth around £8.8m per season ahead of a potential £53m move. It's a hard situation". ...

WhatsApp flaw lets hackers spy on group chats

Apparently, WhatsApp has a flaw that allows anyone who has access to company's servers to add new people to private group chats without chat administrator's permission. Researchers from the Ruhr University Bochum analyzed flaws in three encryption...

Sony Xperia XA2, XA2 Ultra and L2 press renders leaked

As far as the specs are concerned, the Xperia XA2 and Xperia XA2 Ultra are all set to feature an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 processor which has been clocked at 2.2GHz. Based on the leaks , the 5.2-inch Xperia XA2 will be slightly larg...

Danish webshop lists supposed Red Dead Redemption 2 release date

On the positive side, there are several factors that suggest the release date could be real. It's possible a retailer has jumped the gun in revealing the launch date for Red Dead Redemption 2. Once the internet caught on, the retailer changed the...

Instagram has a new feature that adds 'recommended' posts to your feed

Just this month, they actually let users follow hashtags and see posts that use this on their feed. The feature will allow players to view suggested posts for its users on the basis of the likes and dislikes of its users. Previously recommended con...

Google Will Set Up Brick & Mortar Stores In India by Q4 2018

According to sources, Google will be focussing on improving the number of experience centres across India, as the response from these activities has been encouraging. They launched with 1,000 offline stores, but it looks like Google will have to do ...

Amazon buys Blink wire-free connected camera startup

Its devices run on AA lithium batteries and are created to go anywhere from outside a home to the kitchen counter. Further cameras followed , most recently the Blink Video Doorbell which was announced earlier in December. Also, it will be a wi...

Amazon may be working on a YouTube rival called AmazonTube

Earlier this month Google announced that it would zap the YouTube app from Amazon's Echo Show and Fire TV devices, and now in a new turn of events in the Amazon-Google turf war behind the scenes, it seems that Amazon may be working on a YouTub...

Washington Post reporter apologizes for 'bad tweet' after Trump calls him out

I deleted it after like 20 minutes. In a separate tweet , he asserted Weigel should be fired. The president called journalists "sick people" at a rally in Phoenix, Ariz.in August; in September, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders s...

You Can Now Preorder Apps in Apple's App Store

Being able to pre-order an app directly from your iPhone , iPad , Mac , or while sat in front of the TV using your Apple TV is sure to be popular due to how convenient it is. After a user has preordered the app, it would automatically be downloaded...

Ready Player One Author Ernie Cline Confirms He's Writing A Sequel

Cline noted in 2015 that he had written a couple of outlines for a potential sequel, but hadn't started writing the book at that point. In the year 2045 cities have become overpopulated, polluted and corrupted. First, you'll see King Kong on top of...

Bayonetta 3 revealed for Nintendo Switch

Not only was it clearly a pre-rendered affair, it focused mostly on the feeling of what a Bayonetta game is all about - dodging bullets and moving as fast as lightning. In announcing Bayonetta 3 for Switch , Nintendo is showing that it's doubl...

Apple is buying audio recognition app Shazam

A decade ago, Apple's iPhone helped make a music-tech star out of Shazam , the app that, nearly like magic, could identify a song just by hearing a few seconds of it. We've reached out to Shazam and Apple for comment. That price would be a sig...

Apple releases iOS 11.2 update early to fix 11.1.2 bug

She uses a meditation and mindfulness app that sends local notifications reminding her to keep calm and carry on - which was sending her phone into a decidedly not-calming cycle of restarts. Apparently, there is a bug in iOS 11 .1.2 that is caus...

PUBG to run at 60 FPS on the Xbox One X

PUBG will run at 30fps across all Xbox One devices, creator Brendan Greene has clarified. Consoles have long struggled to hit the 60fps mark, but the Xbox One X is the game changer with native support for 4K, HDR, and 60fps. PUBG was original...

Epic Games To Sue 14-Year-Old Cheater

This could definitely become an interesting court case to follow, depending on how the court chooses to respond the claims in the mother's note. "Under these circumstances, the law requires that we file suit or drop the claim". Epic makes a teenager ...

FCC chairman reveals plan to kill net neutrality

The FCC has confirmed it will vote in December on a proposal from chairman Ajit Pai to reform the net neutrality rules in the US. Pai's FCC spiked the effort to go after AT&T, even before it began rolling out a plan to undo the net neutrality rules...

Marvell to Buy Rival Chipmaker Cavium for About $6 Billion

Marvell's acquisition of Cavium is subjected to shareholder and regulatory approval, but it's expected to be complete by mid-2018. "This is an exciting combination of two very complementary companies that together equal more than the sum of their...

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8 most awaited smartphones of 2018

Moreover, HMD may introduce or remove specific features to make its products compliant (and competitive) with the United States market. The phone was found listed on benchmarking ...

Facebook is decieving: George Soros

The billionaire investor said these technology giants are not mere distributors of information as they claim to be. Social-media companies "are inducing people to give up their ...

IPhone Battery Explodes After Man Bites It for Testing if Fake

An iPhone user in Nanjing City, China visited an electronics store to replace the battery of his device. The flames and explosion caused by this dubious experiment were immor...

BVB Slams Arsene Wenger, Arsenal Over Aubameyang Comments

Sky Italia journalist Gianluca Di Marzio claimed on Thursday night that Aubameyang had agreed personal terms with Arsenal over a three-and-a-half-year contract worth around £8....

WhatsApp flaw lets hackers spy on group chats

Apparently, WhatsApp has a flaw that allows anyone who has access to company's servers to add new people to private group chats without chat administrator's permission. Researche...

Sony Xperia XA2, XA2 Ultra and L2 press renders leaked

As far as the specs are concerned, the Xperia XA2 and Xperia XA2 Ultra are all set to feature an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 processor which has been clocked at 2.2GHz....

Danish webshop lists supposed Red Dead Redemption 2 release date

On the positive side, there are several factors that suggest the release date could be real. It's possible a retailer has jumped the gun in revealing the launch date for Red Dea...

Instagram has a new feature that adds 'recommended' posts to your feed

Just this month, they actually let users follow hashtags and see posts that use this on their feed. The feature will allow players to view suggested posts for its users on the ba...

Google Will Set Up Brick & Mortar Stores In India by Q4 2018

According to sources, Google will be focussing on improving the number of experience centres across India, as the response from these activities has been encouraging. They launche...

Amazon buys Blink wire-free connected camera startup

Its devices run on AA lithium batteries and are created to go anywhere from outside a home to the kitchen counter. Further cameras followed , most recently the Blink Video Doo...

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Amazon may be working on a YouTube rival called AmazonTube

Earlier this month Google announced that it would zap the YouTube app from Amazon's Echo Show and Fire TV devices, and now in a new turn of events in the Amazon-Google turf wa...

Washington Post reporter apologizes for 'bad tweet' after Trump calls him out

Washington Post reporter apologizes for 'bad tweet' after Trump calls him out

I deleted it after like 20 minutes. In a separate tweet , he asserted Weigel should be fired. The president called journalists "sick people" at a rally in Phoenix, Ariz.in Augus...

You Can Now Preorder Apps in Apple's App Store

You Can Now Preorder Apps in Apple's App Store

Being able to pre-order an app directly from your iPhone , iPad , Mac , or while sat in front of the TV using your Apple TV is sure to be popular due to how convenient it is. Afte...

Ready Player One Author Ernie Cline Confirms He's Writing A Sequel

Ready Player One Author Ernie Cline Confirms He's Writing A Sequel

Cline noted in 2015 that he had written a couple of outlines for a potential sequel, but hadn't started writing the book at that point. In the year 2045 cities have become overpo...

Bayonetta 3 revealed for Nintendo Switch

Bayonetta 3 revealed for Nintendo Switch

Not only was it clearly a pre-rendered affair, it focused mostly on the feeling of what a Bayonetta game is all about - dodging bullets and moving as fast as lightning. In anno...