Tech

by | November 15, 2017 | 01:59

OnePlus has still to fully recover from the data collection allegations it faced last month, and now fresh allegations have surfaced over user privacy. Getting root access to a smartphone allows a hacker to access "superuser" mode, making it extremely easy to inject malware with surveillance capabilities.

by | November 14, 2017 | 01:58

But then the loot boxes dropped, and the revelation that unlocking Darth Vader or Luke Skywalker would cost 60,000 in-game credits to unlock, which translates to 40-60 hours of in-game playing to unlock (each), or a decent amount of cash through the game's storefront.

by | November 14, 2017 | 01:24

This will be the fourth ZR1 in the history of Corvette cars. The new Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 is here, and it's really not a vehicle you'd want to get on the wrong side of. The engine is paired to a standard six-speed automatic transmission, with an optional eight-speed automatic transmission. Chevrolet has spent a lot of time making sure the ZR1 stays cool when driven hard (you might remember the Z06 having some rather well-publicised heat soak issues).

by | November 13, 2017 | 02:25

The album's third-to-last track, This Is Why We Can't Have Nice Things , is a postmortem of Swift's 1989 era, when she partied with her squad members on Instagram and was buddy-buddy with West, before 2016 arrived and Swift's public persona took a hit.

by | November 09, 2017 | 01:55

The headset would feature its own display rather than relying an iPhone , and it would run a new spin-off from iOS in the vein of watchOS or tvOS, now called rOS internally, for "reality operating system". Of particular note here is the distinction between virtual and augmented reality. He didn't outright deny the rumours though, instead explaining there are technological issues preventing AR going mainstream this decade.

by | November 09, 2017 | 01:56

Lavishing the "imperial treatment" on Trump and giving him the chance to bond with a fellow self-styled political strongman is just one way in which China is dealing with the USA president's potential disruptions to one of the world's most consequential bilateral relationships.

by | November 09, 2017 | 01:52

Reportedly, the bug is only a part of the iOS 11.1 and Apple has acknowledged it. Any money you send is funded from the credit or debit cards that are already stored on your in the Apple Wallet app or the Apply Pay Cash card on your device.

by | November 07, 2017 | 02:04

But, the fun didn't stop there, the 'Stros had a guest appearance on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" and " Saturday Night Live ". The young fan, like Altuve, is a native of Venezuela according to the Astros official Twitter account.

by | November 07, 2017 | 01:58

Scott Herkelman, vice president and general manager of AMD's Radeon Technologies Group, said the collaboration with Intel expands the installed base for AMD Radeon GPUs and brings to market a differentiated solution for high-performance graphics.

by | November 06, 2017 | 02:24

If you lose you have to start over with a novice deck from your class of choice. It's called " Dungeon Runs ", and it was described by Blizzard's Ben Brode as a kind of take on what a Hearthstone rogue-like may look like. We haven't seen numerous new cards for Kobolds and Catacombs just yet, but we were introduced to a brand new mechanics: Recruit. Kobolds and Catacombs is scheduled to launch in December and will be the final part of the Year of the Mammoth .

by | October 31, 2017 | 01:25

Nintendo has almost doubled its full-year profits forecast thanks to the success of its new Switch hybrid game machine. In case the 14 million sales forecast holds then the Nintendo Switch will have sold more units in one year than the Wii U sold during its lifespan.

by | October 28, 2017 | 01:16

The San Francisco-based milliblogging giant said Thursday it would stop taking ads from two major Russian state-backed media outlets, Russia Today and Sputnik , effective immediately. "The main idea pitched by Twitter to RT was "to take a stand". From now, Twitter is not interesting for me, and I cease to use its services", Konstantin Kosachev said as quoted by RT broadcaster.

by | October 27, 2017 | 01:06

Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella has turned Microsoft into a cloud-computing powerhouse, recently reshuffling the sales force and investing in new products and services. Productivity revenue, mainly Office software, climbed 28 percent to $8.2 billion. Office 365 commercial revenue has increased by 42 percent while the consumer version of Office 365 now has 28 million subscribers.

by | October 27, 2017 | 01:03

Basically, the cards are in place for " Daredevil " season 3 to adapt " Born Again ", a comic book story by Frank Miller and David Mazzucchelli . Overall, D'Onofrio's performance was something that made the first season of Daredevil one of the best seasons of a Netflix show we've ever seen.

by | October 26, 2017 | 01:16

Ultimately, the launch of Apple Pay is the latest in what's been an eventful year for Apple fans in the Emirates. Apple Pay is a new feature at check stands in the company's Albertsons, Safeway, Vons, Pavilions, Tom Thumb, Randalls and Carrs stores.

by | October 26, 2017 | 01:20

No one knows how much the former paid for the latter, but it's rumored to be in the high tens of millions. According to Stuff .co.nz, the wireless startup PowerbyProxi was originally founded in 2007 by entrepreneur Fady Mishriki as a spin-out venture from the University of Auckland.

by | October 26, 2017 | 01:07

Needless to say, players were quite surprised and even a little annoyed that a trick had been played on them. Konami has announced some Survival pack DLC for those who pre-order the game. Metal Gear Survive is the first installment in the franchise since the departure of series creator Hideo Kojima . The nature of what exactly the reveal pertains to wasn't touched on within Konami's tweet about the game that's seen below, but a release date seems like a likely possibility.

by | October 25, 2017 | 01:08

The money was allegedly routed through Saudi Arabia by a man identified as Aijaz Ahmed Bhat, a declared absconder who was charge-sheeted with four others in a previous case back in 2011. The NIA in a statement charged 42-year-old Shahid Yousuf of "receiving and collecting funds through global wire money transfer" from a Saudi Arabia-based Aizaz Ahmad Bhat, who is accused of being a member of the Pakistan-based militant group.

by | October 24, 2017 | 00:58

Sending and requesting money on Messenger is an easy affair as long as PayPal users log onto their accounts inside Messenger or avail of the option to link their Messenger and PayPal accounts when they make purchases online. Meanwhile, PayPal's service is already integrated into Apple's iMessage, and can be launched through the Siri voice-activated digital assistant. In order to send money through PayPal , you don't need to have any special skills.

by | October 22, 2017 | 03:08

According to the complaint , Bonansea's app similarly allows users "to animate characters inside messages". While not exactly popular, Bonansea's lawsuit (PDF) argues that Apple knew about the Animoji app , both because it has been in the App Store for the past three years and, as he alleges, Apple attempted to buy the name from him.

by | October 21, 2017 | 01:05

At this point, the Sixers would like to do away entirely with the term " minutes restriction ", which was originally bestowed upon Embiid a year ago. Me averaging twenty points a year ago. With Embiid looking healthy and Ben Simmons on the floor, there's plenty of reasons for 76ers fans to be excited for the season - and a playoff spot may be within reach.

by | October 20, 2017 | 01:05

Other platforms, such as Twitter , have also come under increased scrutiny recently for Kremlin-linked activity on their sites during the election. McCain said he supports the bill "for the same reason I have been for transparency in campaign finance reform for the last 25 years".

by | October 19, 2017 | 01:10

Marino's withdrawal came a day after The Washington Post and CBS' "60 Minutes" reported that Marino and other lawmakers may have helped fuel the opioid crisis via a 2014 bill Marino introduced that was created to make it more hard for the Drug Enforcement Administration to keep opioids from being distributed to potential abusers.

by | October 18, 2017 | 01:10

Well, now Alexa is making its way into cars too. Now Garmin is taking Alexa for a ride, incorporating the digital assistant in a teeny in-vehicle navigation device. Garmin's Speak can also be used for hands-free calling thanks to Sensory's TrulyHandsfree Alexa trigger. The Garmin Speak gives drivers access to Alexa's voice skills that include voice interaction, music playback, making to-do lists, weather, and more.

by | October 18, 2017 | 01:07

Now it's finally here, and that means you'll be able to see for yourself how it compares to platforms like Oculus and HTC Vive. Once you download and open up the tool, installing the Fall Creators Update is fairly easy as you just need to click on the "Next" buttons.

by | October 17, 2017 | 01:00

Lobbing paper towels at people may have been a presidential first , but the trip itself was routine. The Pentagon has not provided a detailed accounting of the ambush by 50 ISIS affiliated fighters which left four USA soldiers dead and two wounded and has said the incident remains under investigation.

by | October 15, 2017 | 02:09

Based on an average daily volume of 6,258,680 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is now 4.3 days. Insiders have sold 51,446 shares of company stock valued at $17,504,929 over the last quarter. Among 37 analysts covering FedEx ( NYSE:FDX ), 23 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 13 Hold. The company now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $327.37.

by | October 15, 2017 | 01:53

In addition to the new V-8, which is a product of Mercedes AMG's engine shop and part of a partnership with the German marque, and the new aluminum structure (a smart switch made in the DB11 Coupe), the Volante is equipped with the 8-speed ZF paddle-shift automatic transmission .

by | October 14, 2017 | 01:22

The Honor 6X looks quite fine for a device priced around $250 (at launch). Huawei Honor 6C Pro featuring 5.2-inch HD display , 3 GB RAM, 32 GB storage , 13 MP main camera officially launches in Russian Federation. Other features of the new device include a dual 16MP and 2MP rear camera system and 8MP front-facing camera, 4GB of RAM, a Kirin 659 processor, and Android Nougat as its operating system.

by | October 13, 2017 | 00:58

The tagline is " watch , listen , play " so we can definitely expect some focus on gaming, but it's Razer , so that shouldn't be a surprise at all. Reports suggest that Razer's smartphone will be geared towards gamers and if that's true, more RAM is certainly going to help with that. Razer is finally doing something with Nextbit .

by | October 13, 2017 | 00:54

On Twitter , one person said they received a message which said: " Facebook will be back soon". In addition, Instagram users are reporting they're unable to use Facebook's photo-sharing social network. Facebook was down for many users Wednesday - illustration file picture. Services tied to Facebook , like SocialFlow , have reported issues with the platform's publishing API, too.

by | October 11, 2017 | 00:39

Accounts connected with the Russian government spent $4,700 on search and display ads, while another $53,000 was spent on ads with political material that were purchased from Russian territory, from Russian internet addresses, or with Russian currency, The New York Times reported.

by | October 11, 2017 | 00:35

While Microsoft did acquire Nokia's mobile arm a couple of years ago, the company has managed to live on in Finland , the U.S. and United Kingdom by working on other projects. Some of those who lose jobs may find roles at Varjo, a company set up by former Microsoft and Nokia employees and who are now working on developing high-density VR displays.

by | October 10, 2017 | 00:17

What consumers got, however, was a multitude of products created to take the fight to Amazon.com, Inc. Pixel 2 is boasting its AI capabilities. We imagine we'll miss the Touch ID sensor, while Google has its own fingerprint sensor in a pretty ideal spot on the back.

by | October 10, 2017 | 00:07

Max McCaffrey, whom the Jaguars signed off New Orleans' practice squad on September 12, has played in the last three games mainly on special teams and does not have a catch. "I don't know the answer to that one. You just find a way to move on and play better". He went on to play at Notre Dame and wound up starting all 13 games of his senior season there, finishing with 30 catches for 317 yards and two touchdowns.