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Uber plans to take ride-sharing off the ground

Uber's electric aircraft, which would be quieter, cheaper and less polluting than its nearest equivalent, the helicopter, would ultimately use autonomous technology, the company says, making it much safer by "significantly reducing operator error"... More..

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by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Nintendo Switch Restock: GameStop Receiving Limited Quantity For 'Mario Kart 8 Deluxe'

The system includes the main console, Joy-Con (L) and Joy-Con (R) controllers, a Joy-Con grip (to which two Joy-Con are attached and used as one controller), a set of Joy-Con wrist straps, a Nintendo Switch doc...More..

IPhone 8 slips out with bezel-free screen and fingerprint reading glass
by | Tuesday, April 25, 2017

IPhone 8 slips out with bezel-free screen and fingerprint reading glass

Apple typically starts mass production of new iPhones several months before they're announced and still faces supply constraints. Apple is slated to launch the iPhone 8, iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus in Septem...More..

Boston University Researchers Find Diet Drinks Risk Stroke, Dementia
by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Boston University Researchers Find Diet Drinks Risk Stroke, Dementia

But even after excluding diabetics from the study , diet soda consumption was still associated with the risk of dementia. He cautioned that the association between artificially sweetened drinks and stro...More..

Microsoft to shut down Wunderlist in favor of its new app, To-Do
by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Microsoft to shut down Wunderlist in favor of its new app, To-Do

Unsurprisingly, To-Do integrates with Microsoft's Office suite. It includes Intelligent Suggestions that aim to help users focus and plan to complete tasks that are the most important. As the name suggests,...More..

Apple's Replacing Broken iPad 4 Models With the iPad Air 2
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Apple's Replacing Broken iPad 4 Models With the iPad Air 2

There are, of course, some key differences between the fourth-gen iPad and the iPad Air 2. Whether or not you get an upgrade to an iPad Air 2 will depend on stock in your region. Not long ago they had introdu...More..

Instagram now has partial offline support on Android
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Instagram now has partial offline support on Android

Screenshots from Android Police show the app providing messages saying you're offline and the actions will be "updated when you're connected". Now Instagram users can post even without internet connection...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Hot Stocks For Today: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD), Lennar Corporation (LEN)

Fdx stated it has 0.03% in Advanced Micro Devices, Inc . Northern Trust Corp now owns 9,916,093 shares of the semiconductor manufacturer's stock valued at $68,520,000 after buying an additional 552,084 shares ...More..

PTR 2.0 Update Brings Genji & Hanamura to the Nexus
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

PTR 2.0 Update Brings Genji & Hanamura to the Nexus

Both Genji and the Hanamura map are available to test on the beta server, so if you're itching to get your hands on the new hero and test out the Heroes of the Storm version of Hanamura you can do so ther...More..

NY could force Uber to change its policy on tipping drivers
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

NY could force Uber to change its policy on tipping drivers

Uber said it had introduced "a series of new tools and support policies for drivers" in NY. The recommended fine for alleged violations is believed to mark the first such citation issued against the San Fra...More..

by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Mark Hamill: Carrie Fisher Star Wars tribute is 'therapy'

The line seems promising more complex Luke and certainly more complex storyline. Nonetheless, the video showed Rey going through what looks like a grueling training regime under the watchful eye of Luke...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Microsoft Says Users Are Protected From Alleged NSA Malware

The leak includes detailed lists of hacked or potentially targeted computers, including those belonging to firms in Qatar, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Syria, Yemen, and the Palestinian territories. That cyberattack was l...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Samsung's making a Galaxy S8 Active just for AT&T, report claims

Don't expect to start talking to Samsung's Bixby voice assistant when you boot up your new Galaxy S8 later this month. Peter Wells takes a first look at Samsung's latest mobile device at its NY launch. The ...More..

Google Photos now has video stabilizer, may be integrated to Google+
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Google Photos now has video stabilizer, may be integrated to Google+

In a recent APK teardown of the latest build of Google Photos, Android Police discovered evidence of video stabilization as being one of the new features of the app. Obviously, you have software stabilization...More..

Infiniti QX80 Monograph concept officially revealed
by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Infiniti QX80 Monograph concept officially revealed

Featuring Infiniti's latest design language but on a much larger scale and packed into a square SUV form factor, the QX80 features the trademark front grille and the sculpted LED headlamps. Apart from the image...More..

by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Samsung Galaxy S8 will ship without Bixby voice control

Bixby enters a crowded field of digital assistants powered by artificial intelligence that includes Apple's Siri, Google Assistant, Microsoft Cortana and Amazon's Alexa. Earlier, Samsung confirmed that Bixb...More..

Oh my Microsoft Word: Dridex hackers exploit unpatched flaw
by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Oh my Microsoft Word: Dridex hackers exploit unpatched flaw

Once opened , the exploit connects to a remote server and downloads a file containing a HTML application dressed up as a Microsoft document. Most software vulnerabilities give attackers user level code execu...More..

Burger King debuts Whopper ad that triggers Google Home devices
by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Burger King debuts Whopper ad that triggers Google Home devices

It really hasn't been a good week for brands, and though Burger King hasn't physically assaulted anyone here, it's natural to feel personally assaulted by advertisements in the home on a device you had orig...More..

Burger King trolls Google Home owners with device-triggering ads
by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Burger King trolls Google Home owners with device-triggering ads

Spamming people with search results for flame-broiled burgers is not what Google had in mind with when it launched the device, and the Burger King commercial, which is the work of the ad agency David , was n...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

In Her First Interview, Clinton Admits To Post Election Loss Difficulties

The air strikes came just days after a suspected sarin nerve agent attack by Assad on the Syrian town of Khan Sheikhoun, which led to the agonizing deaths of 86 people including at least 27 children. April 6, 2...More..

Facebook Launches 'Suggestions From M' In Messenger In The US
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Facebook Launches 'Suggestions From M' In Messenger In The US

Who knows? You may fall in love with it. While some may think of suggested responses as being similar to what exists within Google Assistant, which has Smart Replies, Facebook thinks its technology is better ...More..

Louis CK excoriates Donald Trump in 'Late Show' appearance
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Louis CK excoriates Donald Trump in 'Late Show' appearance

Colbert was referring to a quote in the Times , where POTUS argued that O'Reilly is "a good person" who "shouldn't have settled" because "I don't think Bill did anything wrong". They lie a lot. "And then I sai...More..

Israel Postpones Its Election Because Of… Britney Spears?!
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Israel Postpones Its Election Because Of… Britney Spears?!

As JerusalemOnline reports, the political party has opted to delay its leadership election by one day so that it wouldn't fall on the same day as Spears's concert in Tel Aviv on July 3. According to the Time...More..

Thousands fail background checks for Uber, Lyft
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Thousands fail background checks for Uber, Lyft

The Chamber argued the law classified drivers as employees, when really they are independent contractors with no collective bargaining power. "The court emphasizes that this order should not be read as a ha...More..

YouTube Creators Expecting a Revenue Hit
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

YouTube Creators Expecting a Revenue Hit

The company is a pioneer in the field and has used machine learning, a powerful type of AI, to improve many of its products and services, including video recommendations on YouTube and ad-serving. Google isn...More..

Moto G5 launched in India at Rs 11999: Specifications, features and more
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Moto G5 launched in India at Rs 11999: Specifications, features and more

It is Motorola's Moto G5 , the first smartphone with a head-turning, metal design that claims to looks as great as it performs. The device is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 430 processor paired with 3GB ...More..

Apple is completely redesigning the Mac Pro… again
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Apple is completely redesigning the Mac Pro… again

The US$3,999 model gets and 8 core Xeon CPU, up from 6 cores, and the dual AMD D500 GPUs are now D800 GPUs. Unfortunately, although the internals have been modified, Apple has chosen not to update the conne...More..

Yahoo And AOL Will Form New Company Called ... Oath
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Yahoo And AOL Will Form New Company Called ... Oath

Folks, the moment we've all been waiting for is finally official: Verizon is going to combine Yahoo and AOL into one conglomerate called "Oath". Wow! "With a house of brands as diverse as ours, we wanted a ...More..

We Happy Few To Become A Movie
by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

We Happy Few To Become A Movie

The film will be produced by Paul Brooks of Gold Circle Films and DJ2 Entertainment's Dmitri M. Johnson and Dan Jevons , with DJ2's Stephan Bugaj on tap to serve as executive producer. This could actua...More..

What the death of broadband privacy rules means
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

What the death of broadband privacy rules means

The White House said on Wednesday that Trump plans to sign the repeal bill , Reuters reports . "CFA says the vote in Congress repeals broadband privacy rules, allowing internet service providers to spy on t...More..