Facebook M Virtual Assistant Being Shut Down

Back then, Facebook pitched the idea as a "beta" test and made it available to a handful of users, but members of the team implied it would be expanded. Yeah, at least Facebook didn't fire them all unexpectedly like they did to contractors working ... More..

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Report claims AT&T will not sell Huawei phones after all
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Report claims AT&T will not sell Huawei phones after all

Now, one day before Huawei's CES press conference on January 9, a new report claims that AT&T has made a decision to back out at the last minute. Huawei and Xiaomi, another leading Chinese handset maker, have...More..

DJI announces OSMO Mobile 2 at CES 2018, lets you dolly zoom
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

DJI announces OSMO Mobile 2 at CES 2018, lets you dolly zoom

Meanwhile, the updated gimbal has been upgraded with a spring clamp that can handle any phablet you throw at it. Users will also now be able to turn the clamp 90-degrees so they can shoot live - and **shudder*...More..

Google has sold a Home device every second since October
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Google has sold a Home device every second since October

Essentially, this means that from October 19th through the end of yesterday, the company has sold at least 6.73 million speakers. It is also revealed that there are more than 1,500 compatible smart home devices...More..

Pardew relief after Baggies finally win
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Pardew relief after Baggies finally win

The Welsh worldwide came on as a 10th minute substitute for the injured Kieran Gibbs and stepped ahead of Solomon Rondón and Jay Rodriguez to take the 42nd minute spot kick. Rodriguez, who has one cap for Eng...More..

HTC Vive announces Vive Pro, featuring higher resolution, improved audio & wireless adapter
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

HTC Vive announces Vive Pro, featuring higher resolution, improved audio & wireless adapter

The goal is to offer a better sense of presence whether you're playing a game or watching 360-degree videos. Seeing as VR experiences are becoming more complex as developers become comfortable with the medium, ...More..

Fired Engineer Says Google Discriminated Based on His 'Male Gender,' 'Caucasian Race'
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Fired Engineer Says Google Discriminated Based on His 'Male Gender,' 'Caucasian Race'

The memo, which cited women's "neuroticism" as a reason why there are fewer female workers in high-stress jobs, was published the following day by tech website Gizmodo and went viral. The suit alleges, among ot...More..

Samsung Debuts Next Generation of Family Hub Refrigerator at CES 2018
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Samsung Debuts Next Generation of Family Hub Refrigerator at CES 2018

The South Korean tech giant has fitted its voice control software Bixby , its answer to Alexa and Siri, to a Family Hub 3.0 refrigerator . SmartThings is Samsung's connected home hub, allowing various d...More..

Toyota's new automated auto system will bring retail stores to you
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Toyota's new automated auto system will bring retail stores to you

Toyota revealed an autonomous concept vehicle, the e-Palette, at the Consumer Electronics Show ( CES ) in Las Vegas on Monday. Toyota is working with Amazon , ride-hailing companies Uber and Didi, automa...More..

Acer Launches the New Swift 7, Redefining the World's Thinnest Laptop
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Acer Launches the New Swift 7, Redefining the World's Thinnest Laptop

The first available Switch 7 Black Edition model will have an 8th gen Core i7-8550U processor at 1.8GHz with Turbo Boost up to 4.0GHz, 16GB of LPDDR4 RAM , and a 512GB SSD . However, it does have an edge ov...More..

Ford adds diesel engine to F-150 for the first time
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Ford adds diesel engine to F-150 for the first time

The diesel engine won't be the last option coming soon to the F-150: the automaker has already confirmed that a seventh, a hybrid powertrain, is on the way. But diesel engines remain under significant scrutiny ...More..

Intel launches its Core G-series NUC 'VR Machines'
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Intel launches its Core G-series NUC 'VR Machines'

In this case, Intel is delivering 8 generation H-Series Core processors that will be available in 65W TDP ( laptops ) and 100W TDP ( desktops ) SKUs, and will take up much less PCB real estate in thin and...More..

LG Display has made a 65-inch rollable OLED
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

LG Display has made a 65-inch rollable OLED

This huge 4K TV is a 65-inch OLED panel, which is nearly as thin as a sheet of paper and can be rollable. This year, however, the company appears to be even more confident about the prospects of a 65-inch folda...More..

CES 2018: Volkswagen, Uber to deploy Nvidia's self driving technology
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

CES 2018: Volkswagen, Uber to deploy Nvidia's self driving technology

But the competition is quickly escalating: Qualcomm , which develops the processors used in most of today's smartphones, recently obtained a permit to test self-driving cars on public roads in California aft...More..

by | Monday, January 08, 2018

"[$$$] NVIDIA announces 65" 4K 120Hz gaming displays with Android TV built in

This G-SYNC Variable Refresh Rate technology delivers a highly responsive, smooth, tear-free, immersive gaming experience unmatched by any display of this size. And when you finally stop playing PC games for ...More..

Secret SpaceX 'Zuma' launch scheduled for Sunday
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Secret SpaceX 'Zuma' launch scheduled for Sunday

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying the secret Zuma spacecraft for the US government launches Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on January 7, 2018 in this still from a Space...More..

SpaceX to launch mysterious Zuma payload Sunday
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

SpaceX to launch mysterious Zuma payload Sunday

Kicking off an ambitious 2018 flight schedule, SpaceX readied a Falcon 9 rocket for launch Sunday evening to boost a mysterious government satellite known as "Zuma" into orbit. A worldwide network of amateur sa...More..

by | Sunday, January 07, 2018

FCC chairman Ajit Pai cancels CES appearance a week before show

With less than a week before this year's Consumer Electronics Show, Chairman of the Federal Communications Comission Ajit Pai has chose to bail on a scheduled appearance. This was meant to be a "candid conver...More..

Enchantress revealed; early access starts January 9
by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

Enchantress revealed; early access starts January 9

As you would probably imagine, the Enchantress' power lies in her use of magic rather than the use of brute force and her attacks will entail magical blasts, a range of curses that cause debuffs on the opponent...More..

Samsung to introduce refreshed version of Notebook 7 Spin
by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

Samsung to introduce refreshed version of Notebook 7 Spin

The Notebook 7 Spin (2018) features support for Active Pen but the accessory has to be purchased separately. Samsung will showcase the notebook at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) next week. ...More..

by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

All Mac devices affected by chip flaws - Apple

Computers with AMD processors are only affected by Spectre , which is significantly more hard to exploit than Meltdown. Spectre affects chips in smartphones, tablets and computers with Intel , ARM and AMD chi...More..

AT&T Launching 5G Mobile Service In Dozen Cities In 2018
by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

AT&T Launching 5G Mobile Service In Dozen Cities In 2018

While AT&T focuses on mobile, Verizon has aimed its initial 5G work at residential broadband services, which the company plans to launch in five markets this year. Since previous year AT&T has been testing ...More..

Airtel and Idea revamp their plans to compete with Reliance Jio's offers
by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

Airtel and Idea revamp their plans to compete with Reliance Jio's offers

The Mukesh Ambani-owned telco, with some 160 million users, has slashed the prices of four of its plans by Rs 50. Also, these plans from both Airtel and Idea are open market plans valid across the country, ...More..

OnePlus 5T now available in Sandstone White finish
by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

OnePlus 5T now available in Sandstone White finish

It's only available with 8GB of RAM, 128GB of storage as opposed to the slightly less expensive 6GB of RAM and 64GB of storage variant. When the OnePlus 5T got a Star Wars makeover , I was pretty jealous t...More..

US to protesters in Iran: 'You will not be forgotten'
by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

US to protesters in Iran: 'You will not be forgotten'

Tension is brewing between the U.S. and Europe over how the global community should address the deadly protests in Iran, several diplomats and Trump administration officials told CNN . The anti-government prot...More..

by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

All iOS and Mac devices affected by Meltdown and Spectre, Apple confirms

In Germany, the BSI Federal Office for Information Security similarly found no evidence of any "active exploitation" of the flaw. CPU hardware implementations are vulnerable to side-channel attacks referred t...More..

How to Tell if You Need a New iPhone Battery
by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

How to Tell if You Need a New iPhone Battery

After customers and media reports expressed suspicion last month that the company was artificially slowing devices, Apple confirmed the practice and described it in a post on the company's website. "It wasn...More..

Intel CEO sold shares before disclosure of chip security flaw
by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

Intel CEO sold shares before disclosure of chip security flaw

An Intel spokesperson told TechCrunch that " Brian's sale is unrelated ". Intel CEO Brian Krzanich sold half of his stock several months after learning there were security flaws in billions of microchips ac...More..

LG's new robots to serve passengers at airports and malls
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

LG's new robots to serve passengers at airports and malls

At the CES past year, LG introduced the Airbots - Airport Guide Robot and Airport Cleaning Robot, which are meant for cleaning the airports and help the people travelling around.The company is now gearing up to...More..

Apple's battery replacement offer to reduce 2018 iPhone sales
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Apple's battery replacement offer to reduce 2018 iPhone sales

Banking giant Barclays has slammed Apple's recent decision to provide customers with cut-price £25 replacements - slashed from £79 - deeming it catastrophic for sales of the iPhone. The £999 price tag on the ...More..