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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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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...

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

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...

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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...

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 rea...

Apple releases iOS 11.2 update early to fix 11.1.2 bug

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 cycl...