• With 2.2bn users, Facebook's profits soar in Q1
With 2.2bn users, Facebook's profits soar in Q1

So will this result from Facebook be enough to steady the fragile USA share markets? The company's North American daily active users have also returned to growth, inching up to 185 million, after they dropped for the first time ever in Q4 2017, to 184 million - assuaging short-term concerns that users may be about to abandom the social network...

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  • Google Is Giving Gmail a Makeover
Google Is Giving Gmail a Makeover

Users of Google Docs have had access to a pretty decent offline mode for some time now via the installation of a browser extension, and it appears similar functionality is coming to Gmail (albeit seemingly without the need for a separate browser extension).

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  • Amazon confirms the existence of a 'Fire TV Cube'
Amazon confirms the existence of a 'Fire TV Cube'

That apart the only difference between the Amazon Echo Spot and the other Echo device is the presence of the display and the integrated camera that allows users to make video calls with the Alexa app on their phone. There is Bluetooth connectivity and a 3.5mm Aux-in port to let you transform the Echo Spot into a home entertainment system. T...

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  • OnePlus 6 launch event slated for May 16 in London
OnePlus 6 launch event slated for May 16 in London

The company traditionally refreshes its flagship line in June. As per tradition, the new OnePlus smartphone will be launched in China first and then in other markets. It's pretty common for OnePlus's current models to go out of stock weeks before the launch of their successors. Just like it did for the OnePlus 5T, except on a larger scale.

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  • Spotify Adds a Bunch of New Features to Free Offering
Spotify Adds a Bunch of New Features to Free Offering

The new experience will be rolling out to iOS and Android globally in the coming weeks. As a user saves songs to a playlist, Spotify will suggest similar songs based on what you add. Spotify says the feature works by optimizing how the app streams music and how imagery and UI elements in the app are loaded. This comes to approximately 750 ...

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  • Earth Day: Let's pledge to keep our environment clean, says Mamata
Earth Day: Let's pledge to keep our environment clean, says Mamata

We recently saw the "plasticberg" of garbage that drifted into parts of our pristine Caribbean Sea, underscoring the plastic pollution that already spoils some of our beaches. By sharing these successes we hope to encourage and inspire more business to find plastic-free solutions. The daylong event organised by Earth Day Bengaluru at The Arts V...

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  • ASUS launches affordable ZenFone Max Pro smartphone for Indian market
ASUS launches affordable ZenFone Max Pro smartphone for Indian market

The FullHD+ (2160x1080) display covered by the 2.5D glass on top merges seamlessly into the phone's metal frame. Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 will soon have a new variant with 6GB of RAM and 64GB storage , expandable up to 2TB via a dedicated memory card slot.

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  • Sean Hannity built real estate empire with HUD aid while championing HUD
Sean Hannity built real estate empire with HUD aid while championing HUD

Hannity also appeared to take issue with The Guardian's description of the LLCs used to purchase the properties as " shell companies ". The report by JON SWAINE alleges that HANNITY holds the properties in over 20 shell companies , all named with a variant of a name based on the initials of HANNITY's children.

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  • Celtics fall flat in Game 3 rout in Milwaukee
Celtics fall flat in Game 3 rout in Milwaukee

After a nail biting overtime win in Game 1, and a blowout win in Game 2, the Celtics came into the Bradley Center with a ton of momentum and a 2-0 series lead in the NBA Playoffs. Milwaukee , after failing to show much defensive presence in the opening two games of the series on the road, regrouped at home and guaranteed that this series woul...

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  • Analyst Predicts Apple Will Discontinue iPhone X This Year
Analyst Predicts Apple Will Discontinue iPhone X This Year

After talking to iPhone case manufacturers at the Global Sources Mobile Electronics trade-show, Japanese blog Macotakara claimed Apple is making a second-generation iPhone SE , with plans to announce the device in May. Previous reports indicated that the iPhone SE 2 will be manufactured in India, and it will be targeted for emerging markets ...

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  • Australians caught up in worldwide cyber attacks blamed on Russian Federation
Australians caught up in worldwide cyber attacks blamed on Russian Federation

US-CERT said the alert, which applied to Generic Routing Encapsulation (GRE), Cisco Smart Install (SMI), and Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) enabled network devices such as router , switch, firewall, and Network-based Intrusion Detection System , was the result of joint analysis from the Department of Homeland Security, the Federal ...

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  • Raptors, Celtics easily secure game-two wins
Raptors, Celtics easily secure game-two wins

Celtics guard Jaylen Brown led the way with 30 points and five other Boston players scored in double figures. Bledsoe is averaging 10.5 points, 5.5 rebounds, 4 assists and 3 turnovers over 33.4 minutes per game. For Milwaukee, Giannis Antetokounmpo wtih 30 points and Krhis Middleton with 25 seem to be the only scorers. Along with a supporting c...

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  • Castlevania Returns With Grimoire Of Souls On iOS
Castlevania Returns With Grimoire Of Souls On iOS

In order to find out the meaning to these words, Genya sets out to meet the letter's sender. The last side-scrolling title in the series was Castlevania: Harmony of Despair in 2010. A statement that I'm sticking by, as Konami unveils its latest stab at raiding Dracula's tomb, in Castlevania: Grimoire of Souls . The protagonist Arika is a myste...

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  • Facebook tightens issue ads, political ads to prevent election interference
Facebook tightens issue ads, political ads to prevent election interference

Reps. Greg Walden, R-Ore., and Frank Pallone, D-N.J., said the House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing will focus on the Facebook's "use and protection of user data". Moscow has denied the allegations. Those who manage large pages that do not clear the process will no longer be able to post, it said, adding that this will make it much harder fo...

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  • Short Term Technical picture - Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)
Short Term Technical picture - Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)

Russell Lucas decreased its stake in Apple Inc (AAPL) by 10.2% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Smith Chas P & Associates Pa Cpas sold 37,174 shares as the company's stock declined 16.40% with the market. Jacobs Levy Equity Management accumulated 1.47% or 979,438 shares. (NYSE:BRO). Kbc Group Incorporated Nv reported 0.06%...

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  • Sheryl Sandberg Says Facebook Users Would Have to Pay for Total Privacy
Sheryl Sandberg Says Facebook Users Would Have to Pay for Total Privacy

Zuckerberg is scheduled to testify before Congress on April 10 and 11. But as the others have indicated, it is yet fairly simple to get a Facebook users' phone number through other means, like public groups, many of which were made when someone lost their phone or upgraded to a new one and required to gather the numbers of their family and ...

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  • Apple To Replace Intel Chips In Macs With Custom Processor By 2020
Apple To Replace Intel Chips In Macs With Custom Processor By 2020

Apple didn't say anything in reaction and so Intel said that "We don't comment on speculation about our customers". What appeared to be troubling news for Intel came as the California-based company worked to get to market with chips created to address vulnerabilities disclosed earlier this year.

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  • $2.5 bn arms deal: 'I am innocent,' Zuma tells cheering crowd
$2.5 bn arms deal: 'I am innocent,' Zuma tells cheering crowd

His financial adviser, Schabir Shaikh, was found guilty of trying to solicit bribes on his behalf from a French arms firm and was jailed in 2005. The corruption allegations were previously filed against Zuma but were dropped prior to his presidential run in 2009.

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  • Fortnite Vending Machine Locations - Map To Find Them All
Fortnite Vending Machine Locations - Map To Find Them All

From what we're seeing right now, most people are locating Vending Machines in defined areas. As you can imagine then, finding brick, building a ton of walls, and locating the hidden gnome can be pretty tricky in the middle of somewhere like Pleasant Park or Tilted Towers, so you may have some issues with this one.

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  • Apple's making curved iPhone screens that support air gestures
Apple's making curved iPhone screens that support air gestures

Bloomberg says that these features are likely two years away from release. However, the technology will take at least two years to get fully developed if Apple decides to take it up seriously, stated a person familiar with the company's plans.

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  • Inspiring Google Doodle Remembers Maya Angelou on Her 90th Birthday
Inspiring Google Doodle Remembers Maya Angelou on Her 90th Birthday

The book was a marine success and she was nominated for a National Book Award. On January 20, 1993, she was the first poet in three decades to recite a poem at a presidential inauguration ceremony when she read her poem, " On the Pulse of Morning ", which she wrote for President Bill Clinton's inauguration.

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  • Blue Moon lights up sky for stargazers; next will be in 2037!
Blue Moon lights up sky for stargazers; next will be in 2037!

The event can happen once in 2.66 years and whenever it takes place, the second full moon is called the " Blue Moon ". "Squeezing a second full moon into a calendar month doesn't change the physical properties of the moon itself, so the color remains the same", says NASA .

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  • Scientists puzzled by exotic distant galaxy lacking dark matter
Scientists puzzled by exotic distant galaxy lacking dark matter

Stupefied astronomers on Wednesday unveiled the first and only known galaxy without dark matter, the invisible and poorly-understood substance thought to make up a quarter of the Universe . Galaxy NGC1052-DF2, or DF2, is roughly the size of our own Milky Way galaxy, but has only 1/200 of the stars , according to the experts. Unlike the classic sp...

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  • Huawei Launches P20 Pro Smartphone with 40MP Leica Triple Camera System
Huawei Launches P20 Pro Smartphone with 40MP Leica Triple Camera System

Huawei has included an nearly edge-to-edge 6.1-inch OLED Full View display on the P20 Pro. With f/1.8, f/1.6 and f/2.4 wide aperture to capture crisp, clear details, the P20 Pro also includes a brand new Leica 3x telephoto (VARIO-SUMMILUX-H 1:1.6 - 2.4/27-80ASPH) lens for long-range photography of up to 5x Hybrid Zoom.

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  • Logitech's iPad Crayon and Case are something Apple should've made
Logitech's iPad Crayon and Case are something Apple should've made

It can go for 8 hours of use before needing to be recharged, which can be done with a regular Lightning cable. At the same time, Logitech is also readying a $99 Rugged Combo case for the iPad that includes a keyboard and a slot for your stylus.

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  • Acer Chromebook Tab 10 Launched as First Chrome OS Tablet: Price, Specifications
Acer Chromebook Tab 10 Launched as First Chrome OS Tablet: Price, Specifications

The tablet will go on sale in the United States in April for $329 a pop. According to DroidLife , the product will not be restricted for sale in the education space - mass market consumers will be able to purchase the new device. It is mainly designed as an educational tablet for Chrome OS which is ideal to be used by students. To give student...

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  • Fortnite's Blitz Mode Is Live And It Is Fast… Very Fast
Fortnite's Blitz Mode Is Live And It Is Fast… Very Fast

Randy Nelson, the head of insights at mobile analytics firm Sensory Tower, also says that the first $1 million was earned during the game's first three days in Apple's iOS App Store. As mentioned the Android version of Fortnite mobile could still be some time. That's why the new Blitz mode connects to those enjoying the game on mobile.

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  • PUBG Mobile is Now Available for iPhone and Android
PUBG Mobile is Now Available for iPhone and Android

Not too long ago, Bluehole and Microsoft announced that the popular multiplayer battle royal game, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG ), has surpassed five million players in over three months on the Xbox One . And Android version of Fortnite is coming at a later date. Tencent says "more regions will be added at a later date" so be patient...

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  • Fatal Uber Crash Delays Technology
Fatal Uber Crash Delays Technology

Sunday's crash was not the first involving Uber's self-driving vehicles, nor its first in Tempe. Self-driving cars have been involved in minor accidents, but almost all have been blamed on human motorists hitting the autonomous vehicle .

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  • Magna partners with rideshare company Lyft
Magna partners with rideshare company Lyft

Waymo, the self-driving vehicle unit of Google parent Alphabet, past year made an agreement with Lyft to test self-driving auto technology. The establishment of this partnership is subject to regulatory approval. More recently, Lyft has struck a number of high-profile partnerships and opened its own self-driving vehicle research center, called Lev...

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  • Samsung Rolls Out Same-Day Support for Galaxy Phones Nationwide
Samsung Rolls Out Same-Day Support for Galaxy Phones Nationwide

The multinational company Samsung announced on Wednesday that it is partnering with uBreakiFix in order to facilitate same-day in-person mobile repairs for the owners of Galaxy devices across the United Nations. The spokesperson said: "The Samsung Galaxy S9 available at Microsoft Store is the same phone you can purchase elsewhere". Devices...

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  • Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9
Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9

Galaxy S9 phones are undoubtedly among the most handsome smartphones ever available in some unique colors - there's glass on the front and back. In Hong Kong, Samsung organized an event at City Plaza shopping mall in Tai Koo to give a preview of the S9 devices and their features, including virtual reality.

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  • Watch SpaceX's New Falcon Heavy, Tesla Roadster, Starman Video
Watch SpaceX's New Falcon Heavy, Tesla Roadster, Starman Video

At the event, Musk answered a range of questions from the audience, offering updates on his new rocket , insight on how to save humankind from World War III, and warnings about the dangers of artificial intelligence. For Musk, it's essential that humans plant a "seed" on another planet in case of World War III. "I think once we build it we'll have...

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  • Here's a new look at Mario Tennis Aces out on June 22
Here's a new look at Mario Tennis Aces out on June 22

To participate, players just have to download the Pre-launch Online Tournament in Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch. Mario Tennis Aces' online multiplayer will let you play with far away friends for up to 4P multiplayer. In addition, an ARMS open invitational tournament will be held in the U.S. and Canada. Sequel to the cult classics, No Mo...

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  • Microsoft confirms 'S Mode' is replacing plans Windows 10 S
Microsoft confirms 'S Mode' is replacing plans Windows 10 S

What do you think of Microsoft's decision to drop Windows 10 S entirely in favor of "S Mode"? As it stands, it costs $50 to upgrade a machine running Windows 10 S to the regular version of Windows 10, at which point the system would be able to run non-curated UWP apps and x86 programs alike.

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  • Senate to debate bill to take guns from convicted domestic abusers
Senate to debate bill to take guns from convicted domestic abusers

Senators voted 21-17 to defeat amendments to add the ban and moratorium to the bill. Two out of three adults in the United States want stricter gun laws, CBS found in a poll conducted a week after the tragedy. The amendment would have placed a two-year moratorium on the sale of AR-15 assault-style rifles, the weapon used in the February 14 massac...

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  • Amazon's Alexa is down for everyone right now
Amazon's Alexa is down for everyone right now

Context and a more sophisticated take on culture will make the assistant useful in real-time moments, as Yahoo reported based on several unnamed sources close to the project. Samsung's Bixby voice assistant on its Galaxy phones is already capable of basic translations, while Bragi also created wireless earphones previous year that featured real-tim...

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  • ZTE brings premium features to its mid-range Blade line
ZTE brings premium features to its mid-range Blade line

In the camera department, the ZTE Blade V9 comes equipped with a 16MP+5MP of dual main camera setup with LED flash. The Blade V9 was unveiled alongside a cheaper, less powerful-the Blade V9 Vita . A fingerprint scanner is included on the back of these two phones as well, and the same can be said for ZTE's logo. Connectivity features include 4G V...

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  • Asus ZenFone 5Z is powered by the Snapdragon 845, priced below $500
Asus ZenFone 5Z is powered by the Snapdragon 845, priced below $500

The new line-up also includes ZenFone 5 Lite . This battery should be sufficient to last the phone through a day's use. The new phone uses a wide-gamut LCD with a resolution of 2246x1080. As of yet, there's no detail about the price of the ZenFone 5 . The 5Z is higher-end of the two with its Snapdragon 845, but it'll retail for under $500, ...

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  • AGs Commence Lawsuit to Block Illegal Rollback of Net Neutrality
AGs Commence Lawsuit to Block Illegal Rollback of Net Neutrality

Without these rules, Internet service providers may force websites to pay fees for faster Internet speeds, while limiting consumers' ability to access the Internet content of their choice. "It is not going to end the internet as we know it", he observed (possibly while daydreaming about the contents of his giant mug). "Whether it is litigation, s...

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  • Fortnite's Season 3 Battle Pass Content Revealed: Here's What To Expect
Fortnite's Season 3 Battle Pass Content Revealed: Here's What To Expect

Sounds like we'll have to play a lot more to get the real goodies, doesn't it? Epic has done its research, and has created something bigger, better, and more cost-effective for this new season of Battle Royale , with more tiers and a wider range of goodies to unlock, most of which have never been seen in the game before.

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  • Missing Orlando girl, 11, found in Georgia with alleged abductor
Missing Orlando girl, 11, found in Georgia with alleged abductor

Byrns, pretending to be a girl in her young teens, began communicating with the victim after meeting her online through a PlayStation game, police said. "You really need to know who it is your children are communicating with and you really need to monitor their dialogues", said Demings. "I would say she's lucky to be alive".

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  • Burnout Paradise: Remastered Coming To PS4 & Xbox One On March 16th
Burnout Paradise: Remastered Coming To PS4 & Xbox One On March 16th

Could this also spell a possible comeback for the Burnout series with the first new game in ten years? The title took the racing game into an open world setting, retaining the crashing and smashing mechanics that made previous entries so fun, but making it so that you could drive to events rather than selecting them from a menu.

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  • Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus Specifications and Press Photos Leaked
Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus Specifications and Press Photos Leaked

Though, a leak put forth by a WinFuture display that the S9 will be very akin to the S8, even though somehow the new model of Samsung Galaxy S9 will be smaller unnoticeable bezel at the bottom. The phones are powered by octa-core chipsets , and both carry 4GB of RAM and 64GB of expandable storage (up to 256GB). A stereo speaker is go...

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  • Publishers Warm to Google's Ad Blocker, but Chafe at Company's Power
Publishers Warm to Google's Ad Blocker, but Chafe at Company's Power

Overall, Google wields too much influence over publishers, said Sean Blanchfield, the CEO of PageFair , a startup that helps publishers get around ad blockers. Google reported that 42 percent of all sites that didn't meet Better Ads Standards when the blocker was announced in December had updated their ads to meet the requirements as of Febr...

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  • Google is bringing AMP to email
Google is bringing AMP to email

The AMP tech is traditionally used for fast-loading mobile pages; the Gmail integration is its first broader use case. Eliminating the need to open up a browser (if you're using the Gmail app) or to open a new tab, AMP for Gmail speeds up the user experience by allowing everything to happen in one place.

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  • Apple Has Four New HomePod Commercials: Equalizer, Distortion, Bass, and Beat
Apple Has Four New HomePod Commercials: Equalizer, Distortion, Bass, and Beat

But earlier this week, my optimism subsided after spending a bit more time with the HomePod . I remember reading the estimates for HomePod sales back in July of 2017 and it was clear that Apple would have stiff competition from Amazon and Google .

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  • Apple investigating an AirPod explosion
Apple investigating an AirPod explosion

Petersburg when he noticed something unusual. Mr Colon says he believes the gadget's battery was responsible for the damage. Colon made a decision to leave it on a piece of workout equipment and seek help, but when he returned, the earphone apparently was good as gone.

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  • Here are all 150+ new emoji coming in 2018
Here are all 150+ new emoji coming in 2018

A formal request was submitted to the Unicode Consortium by King himself in September 2017, The Hill reported . King, who has been known to sport a lobster tie on the Senate floor, had pushed the consortium to approve the emoji so that "people who fish, process, serve, eat, or otherwise admire the lobster can accurately express themselves in e...

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  • Poignant ceremonies mark 60th anniversary of Munich air crash
Poignant ceremonies mark 60th anniversary of Munich air crash

Manchester United and the footballing world will stand in solidarity on the 60th anniversary of the Munich air disaster this Tuesday. This insatiable appetite for playing the game was highlighted in 1955 when Edwards was called up for national service, and along with Bobby Charlton played for the army side while also turning out for Mancheste...

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