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ASX blames hardware failure for potential AU$3.5b trading blunder

The Australian Securities Exchange normally opens at 10:00am, but stocks did not begin to trade until 11.40am because of an internal problem with the ASX's online lodgement system. It was a frustrating Monday on the ASX as investors confronted a t...

We warned Tesla about hands-free Autopilot use

The Israeli firm cut ties with Tesla back in July after a fatal crash in the United States involving the Autopilot system, and now its chairman Amnon Shashua has told Reuters that Tesla was overstating the capability of the Autopilot system t...

GM recalls 4M vehicles for air bag defect linked to 1 death

In rare cases it can go into test mode, meaning airbags will not inflate in a crash. The Detroit carmaker said the issue has been linked to one death and three injuries and it will notify customers and update the software for free. GM stock fell on...

Lenovo will ditch hard keyboards in planned Chromebook and 2-in-1s

It's because Lenovo turned the keyboard side into a large, touch-sensitive surface, adding sketchpad superpowers that make it a tool for creativity as much as productivity. The watchband hinge on the Yoga Book is uniquely constructed of tightly c...

Pokemon Go Is Coming to Apple Watch

We recently did a piece where we alluded to the new feature when a data mining leak revealed hidden code. Bluetooth Smart version 4.0 or higher is required for Pokemon Go Plus . In fact, the wearable is already sold out on Amazon and Gamestop. The...

Clinton Suggests Terror Groups Hope for Trump Election

Worse yet, Lauer's perceived journalistic mediocrity birthed the equally mediocre hashtag #LaueringTheBar . "I'm asking to be judged on the totality of my record", said Clinton , who grew visibly irritated at times with the repeated focus o...

Volkswagen buys 16.6% stake in U.S. truck company Navistar

Navistar gets $256 million - a valuation of $15.76 per share and a 12 percent markup of the stock's price at close Friday. Shares of Navistar (NAV) surged Monday after Volkswagen (XETRA:VOW3-DE) agreed to form a strategic alliance to supply en...

Apple Watch Series 2 is swim-proof, with CPU 50 percent faster

Apple Watch launch: Apple Watch, the top-selling watch in the world has launched its new version at the media event in San Francisco on September 7. Initially, it took off too, but later saw a major decline in sales. So, this is what iPhone 7 fin...

Facebook CEO goes to Nigeria to witness Africa's tech revolution

Mark told Pope Francis that he truly admires his message of tenderness and mercy and the way the Pontiff can communicate and get through to people of varying faiths in the world. The tech leader has further ties with Rome as he had honeymooned ther...

Acer unveils the world's first curved laptop, offers insane specs

The 13.3-inch Swift 7 features a metal unibody in thickness of 9.98mm and 1.1kg in weight, supporting 802.11ac MU-MIMO technology. Acer Swift 5 comes with latest 7th generation Intel Core processors with up to 8GB RAM and 256 or 512GB SSD sto...

Rumour claims Google may ditch Nexus brand after all

While they may have a point in that sense, it remains that there are many who feel that their Nexus 6P battery life has been going downhill due to the latest Android version. A 12MP rear camera, rear-mounted fingerprint scanner and reversible USB Typ...

Search Within Apps on Your Android Phone With 'In Apps' Search

The search all takes place on your device, so there's no need for a data connection or Wi-Fi access. For instance, searching a person will reveal message conversations you've had with them in Facebook Messenger and even allow you to expand the conv...

'Super Mario Maker' For 3DS Announced - Screens & Trailer

It's largely the same game, except Nintendo announced that this 3DS version will have local sharing in mind instead of the giant, global format that was found on the Wii U. The new Nintendo Direct briefing takes place on September 1, 2016 at 3pm Unit...

Najeeb Jung not good enough to be LG: Swamy

The meeting came on a day when Jung set up a three-member panel to examine around 400 files containing "infirmities and irregularities" in taking decisions by the Kejriwal government. Addressing a press conference, Sisodia also targeted Modi for the ...

Probe into WhatsApp and Facebook?

The spokesperson said that by allowing people to opt-out of this change that the company was "offering industry-leading choice to existing users about how their data is used". The social network with its 1.7 billion users, which has always been try...

Halo's Warthog Probably Handles A Lot Better In Forza Horizon 3

In addition, Halo's Warthog has been announced as a playable vehicle in the game. Forza Horizon 3 is going to be one of those Windows 10 only titles, as it utilises DirectX 12 (and even if it didn't, Microsoft would probably want it to be Win10...

Tropical System Headed for South Florida

We continue to track a tropical wave Friday that is now north of eastern Cuba This wave has a medium chance of development as it moves to the west/northwest. Lastly, NHC is watching a tropical wave that is expected to move offshore of the west co...

Android Nougat is Here, Here's How to Get it Early

Announced at Google I/O, Android 7.0 is headed to the new Nexus line-up, upcoming smartphones that are codenamed Marlin and Sailfish. "We took a different approach to building and launching Nougat this year, ' Sameer Samat, vice president of produc...

PlayStation Now Bringing Console Experience To The PC With DualShock 4 Support

For $19.99 a month, PS Now cloud gaming service allows subscribers to have unlimited playtime on old and new PlayStation titles. Also , it will be possible to play over 300 games for the PS3 on PC catalog from August 24, 2016 in Europe. Sony says...

Want Android 7.0 Nougat right now? Enroll in the Android Beta Program

After that, the next bunch of users will get their update . Any other devices enrolled in the Android Beta Program , such as the Sony Xperia Z3, will also get the update . Benis claims Google will be releasing the new Nexus devices around the same...

Jackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next door

The planet doesn't rotate, so one side is always facing its star and the other side is always dark and colder. Like many big-deal discoveries, this one leads to more questions than answers. That's a long way, but only a short hop relative to others...

Donald Trump, "Obama's visit Louisiana too little, too late"

The president has faced mounting criticism over the past few days, as he remained on vacation in Martha's Vineyard rather than rushing down to Louisiana to help those affected by the torrential downpours. Obama signed a disaster declaration on Augu...

Al Roker Is Way Past Fed Up With "Lying" Ryan Lochte

There's a growing theory that the global scandal that the Olympian swimmer now finds himself embroiled in-in which Brazilian authorities are accusing him of fabricating a story of a gunpoint robbery-may have all started with the 32-year-old telling...

U.S. says transfer of internet governance will go ahead on October 1

When you go to your browser, you are able to access websites by typing in their address. That's about to change: On October 1, the U.S. government will hand over the reins to a nonprofit multi-stakeholder entity. The US government has approved the ...

Xiaomi sales plummet as Huawei takes the lead in China

The IDC report suggests the sales of Xiaomi dived 38% to 10.5 million during the same period, knocking it off its top-ranked perch to No. 4. Xiaomi's market share saw a corresponding decrease, dipping from 16.1 percent previous year to 9.5 perc...

Pandora could start on-demand streaming services next month

This offering will put the internet radio service in direct competition with rivals Spotify , Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ:AAPL) Apple Music and others, WSJ notes. Pandora One is now $5 a month, and the price is set to remain the same after the added fea...

Google's Duo Is A Long Shot in Video Chat

Google's been offering video calling through Hangouts since 2013, but the company's now tailoring that service for business meetings and it won't plug into the new video chat service. It has two e-mail services - Gmail, which is the top e-mail servi...

True self-driving cars will arrive in 5 years, says Ford

Ford says personal ownership of self-driving cars will come later. The company is also expanding its research and innovation center in Palo Alto and plans to double the size of its team there by the end of next year. Baidu a year ago announced a pa...

If I Lose in Pa., It's Because of Cheating

Donald Trump says the only way he can lose in Pennsylvania is if there's cheating. Because I looked at Erie and it was the same thing as this. "Can you imagine how badly I'll feel if I spend all of that money ... If elections are being rigged, it i...

Xbox One S release enables downsized Xbook laptop

Microsoft has run out of Xbox One S 2TB stock which was recently launched. Zarick is someone we've checked in with a few times over the years. Using the thinnest material possible, while maintaining structural integrity with added supports, Za...

A new Playstation will be unveiled next month according to reports

According to many the company is about to share details about the PlayStation business. So far, the only things Sony has confirmed to the public are that it the console will be more expensive than the PS4, because, as an enhanced PS4, it will boast...

New Apple patent paves way for iPhones with curved screens

It is highly likely that Samsung may be releasing the rumored new Samsung S8 as a curved edge variant only, but this would of course be dependent on a positive market response to the Samsung Note 7 . As the report details: "In order to provide HDR...

Hyundai launches new variants of Creta

Now, the Korean carmaker has confirmed that the prices are going to be hiked across all their models. Commenting on the price hike, Mr. Rakesh Srivastava, Sr. Hyundai sells a range of vehicles in India starting from entry-level small auto Eon to ...

Self-driving vehicle saves man after pulmonary embolism

It's not clear yet if Tesla is responsible in any way for the unfortunate fatality, but a government investigation is underway. He also had to check himself into the hospital, as Teslas don't yet come with a helper robot capable of manoeuvring humans...

Apple Working on Digital Television Guide for Apple TV

Currently, users generally need to pick an app first - think Netflix, HBO Now, ESPN, and similar services - and then browse through its content to decide what to watch. The idea, Recode said, is to help users search and access what's on from indivi...

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Cambridge Analytica suspends CEO pending probe in Facebook data scandal

Cambridge Analytica is partially owned by the family of Robert Mercer , an American billionaire and a committed Republican donor. What kind of information was collected, and h...

Facebook reviewing whether misused data still in hands of political consultant

But while Cambridge Analytica certified in 2015 that it had destroyed the wayward data, Facebook said , the social network received reports " several days ago" that not all t...

Bewitching new Hearthstone expansion coming this April

Azalina the Soulthief doesn't impact your deck at the beginning of a match, but the 7 mana, 3/3 legendary minion has the unique ability to replace your hand with a copy of your opp...

Why Tesla Suspended Model 3 Production Last Month

It has outperformed by 21.43% the S&P500. Vetr cut Tesla from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating and set a $341.15 target price for the company.in a research report on Monday...

Mario Kart Meets Google Maps This Week

As part of the celebration of everyone's favorite Italian plumber (sorry, uncle Vinnie), Google Maps is temporarily changing the distinctive blue arrow in its navigation mode to ...

There's A 30 Minute Nintendo Direct Tomorrow Night

Nintendo often uses these Directs to announce new titles, so we could have some surprises. Some fans are hoping to see Super Smash Bros . in the presentation, while others are ex...

All Oculus Rift headsets are offline after a software error

Tens of thousands of Oculus Rift users have run into a unusual error today which effectively disabled their headsets. The current Nvidia driver version is 391.01, so Oculus Ri...

Apple Releases 3rd betas of iOS 11.3 with New Animoji's & AML support

The only good thing about this issue is it does not generate any error after displayed on screen with any browser. For an instance, a person can send this Telegu character to an iP...

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 possibl...

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 Winte...

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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. Thou...

Instagram Enables Screenshot Alert to Align With Snapchat

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 fea...

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

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 respon...

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

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 o...

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

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 ...