Technology

by | June 22, 2017 | 09:13

This is the second time the support timeline has been extended by WhatsApp . This didn't go down well with BlackBerry fans, who were quick to fight back against WhatsApp's decision with the launch of an online petition . It later chose to delay this departure till 30 June for the first four, while keeping the rest on the noose. ALSO READ: Amazon buying Slack to compete with Facebook, WhatsApp? The popular chat app was originally scheduled to stop working on BB10 devices at ...

by | June 22, 2017 | 08:34

The Xbox One X, formerly known as Project Scorpio , isn't making money for Microsoft in hardware sales. The Xbox One , while highly regarded by many, is estimated to have undersold the Sony PlayStation 4, its biggest competitor, almost two-to-one.

by | June 22, 2017 | 08:32

The tournament will culminate in a two-day Grand Finals with coverage of the Regional and Grand Finals across a variety of NBCUniversal and Comcast national and global platforms. " We looked at lots of different games in lots of different genres ", Rob Simmelkjaer , senior vice president of NBC Sports Ventures, told Mashable .

by | June 22, 2017 | 07:55

The 2018 Acura TLX A-Spec makes its racing debut at the event. Acura is once again bringing a fleet of cars to Pikes Peak, but this year the emphasis is on the TLX sedan. "I think we have a great opportunity with the Acura TLX GT and look forward to seeing how it competes on the hill". The NSX's software has been tuned to optimize engine and the Sport Hybrid system performance for the hill climb.

by | June 22, 2017 | 07:24

L.A. Noire was originally released to mostly positive reviews, and although it featured little action was lauded for its facial animation and authentic '40s detective atmosphere. If so, this would make 2018 a huge year for the company with Red Dead Redemption 2 now being expected to hit in Spring 2018. Now those rumours seem to be growing louder as various individuals close to the industry claim that the L.A.

by | June 22, 2017 | 07:01

Speaking at a joint press conference with May in Paris , Macron said France wants the negotiations to start as "quickly as possible", however adding, "Of course the door remains open, always open until the Brexit negotiations come to an end".

by | June 22, 2017 | 06:46

With the Indian government looking at various options, including full or partial privatisation, to revive Air India, Tata Group has reportedly shown an interest in buying a buying a majority stake in debt-laden national carrier. But this figure could go upto even Rs 50,000 crore in the next five years, with government sources saying that the government has infused an equity of about Rs 25,000 crore into Air India in the past five years.

by | June 22, 2017 | 06:45

While it doesn't work in all cases, it's certainly a fun perk. Argus Research initiated Snap Inc (NYSE:SNAP) on Monday, April 3 with "Hold" rating. The new Snap Map allows you to control who sees your location. In the map, a user can see "heat" colors indicating that there are a lot of Stories being uploaded in that area, possibly because there's a concert, a major festival, or something along those lines.

by | June 22, 2017 | 06:39

This will be the third change to Uber's board in recent weeks. The New York Times reported earlier this year that Gurley was guiding Uber behind the scenes as it dealt with widespread fallout from allegations of misconduct and sexual harassment.

by | June 22, 2017 | 06:40

It has appointed Thomas Ingenlath , former vice president of design at Volvo , to serve as Polestar's new CEO, while Jonathan Goodman, former senior vice president of communication at Volvo , will assume the position of COO. Ingenlath will be joined by Jonathan Goodman, who will become chief operating officer. They will compete with performance brands from other premium vehicle makers: Audi RS, BMW M and Mercedes-AMG.

by | June 22, 2017 | 06:30

Launching this week on Android and iOS , Sega Forever is a completely free collection of Sega's back catalogue of games for you to enjoy on the go. As well as its mobile endeavours, Sega is also working on Sonic Mania, a brand new 16-bit style adventure inspired by the earliest adventures of the little blue 'hog.

by | June 22, 2017 | 06:27

Rumours were making rounds about the fate of Kalanick' future in Uber after the company's board received the report from the law firm Covington & Burling on the work culture of Uber . Top executives are bailing, and this week, the company fired 20 employees after investigating over 200 cases of problematic workplace behavior such as sexual harassment, discrimination, and bullying.

by | June 22, 2017 | 06:27

OnePlus 5 is no doubt a fast and impressive phone, but it resorted to manipulating benchmarks to show that it's more powerful than other flagship handsets . The single-core results were similar across apps with and without the cheating mechanism. However, when the mechanism was enabled, 95% of its readiness were in maximum frequency state, the report added.

by | June 22, 2017 | 06:19

Lattner announced his departure in a tweet late Tuesday. In January, Tesla picked Lattner to work on its self-driving auto program, praising his reputation for "engineering excellence" in a blog post. Karpathy is actually replacing David Nistér, Tesla's VP of Autopilot vision, who left the company quietly in March to join NVIDIA, according to his LinkedIn .

by | June 22, 2017 | 06:16

Lenovo announced the anniversary edition of the Thinkpad which features an innovative new design abandoning the conventional hinge and trackpad in favour of a bendable touch screen. The foldable laptop concept that was shown by the company seems to have three major highlights. There are, however, left and right mouse buttons and a flat mouse wheel located at the bottom portion of the laptop.

by | June 22, 2017 | 06:00

Power. The industry has shown significant improvement in each iteration, with the best IQS scores occurring in the most recent year for each generation. The bad news: Consumers are complaining more about driver-assist features, including adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning and collision avoidance/alert systems.

by | June 22, 2017 | 05:48

They would actually burn a hole because these sales are so good that you end up buying over a dozen games for the price of one and maybe even more, enticed by how cheap they could get. In this case, PayPal UK tweeted that the sale was starting on June 22nd at 1PM Eastern (10AM Pacific). The Sale lasted for two weeks and offered plenty of high profile games for very low prices.

by | June 22, 2017 | 05:49

Pillars of Eternity originally released back in March 2015 to the tune of an average Metacritic score of 89. Pillars of Eternity was funded through Kickstarter in 2012 and launched for PC three years later. The fact that it's coming to Xbox One is simply mind-blowing. Distributed by 505 Games, the game will also be available physically at retail though more information will be shared in the coming months.

by | June 21, 2017 | 06:52

It's now easier and quicker to navigate around menus within the app and it now comes with eight-week wellness programs to help each individual user achieve their weight goals and overall well-being. FDA-cleared and medical CE approved, BPM+ ensures accurate monitoring of blood pressure and heart rate over time, and can share data with users' medical professionals to prevent, manage and monitor the efficacy of treatment for conditions such as hypertension.

by | June 21, 2017 | 06:55

The ministry said that among other militant leaders killed in the raid were Islamic State leaders Abu al-Khadji al-Mysri, Ibrahim al-Naef al-Khadj and Suleiman al-Shauah. Russia said June 16 it was verifying whether the elusive Islamic State terror group chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi had been killed in a targeted Russian airstrike in strife-torn Syria last month.

by | June 21, 2017 | 06:50

The B-SUV segment accounts for 1.1 million sales across Europe each year, and Kia expects this to double by 2020. The new Stonic though does have very typically Kia cues, like the tiger nose grille and the sleek headlamps. In Europe the 2018 Kia Stonic will offer a range of gas and diesel engines. Buyers in this segment are looking to upgrade from a supermini or downsize from a family hatchback, or replace a compact MPV.

by | June 21, 2017 | 06:43

In an endeavour to stay true to its promise of simplifying how people connect and interact with content and services on mobile, Hike Messenger announced the launch of Hike 5.0 on Tuesday in New Delhi , with the biggest update being Hike Wallet , the mobile payment feature.

by | June 21, 2017 | 06:35

Either way, by virtue of the newest Switch update out now , your oh-so-clever Nintendo games console can finally rescue your MIA Joy-Cons from household oblivion. The Switch's biggest game for the rest of 2017 is Nintendo's Super Mario Odyssey , and the company spent a good portion of its video presentation demoing the upcoming title.

by | June 21, 2017 | 06:32

The M2 Lite also has a 4GB of RAM variant. It sits lower than the M2 and closer to the M2 Lite . There is a fingerprint sensor below the display on the Home key. It comes with features like intelligent noise reduction, 3D noise reduction, blazing fast focus speed, and dim light photography. As of now, the smartphone pricing and availability information hasn't be revealed.

by | June 21, 2017 | 06:24

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered hasn't been announced for standalone release, but at this stage we're all pretty damn convinced its happening despite no announcements at E3 2017. Previously exclusive to the Legacy Edition of Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare , news of a solo release has been slowly leaking online for several months now.