• PayPal in advanced talks to buy Sweden's iZettle
PayPal in advanced talks to buy Sweden's iZettle

The chip-card reader and its app for smartphone-based mobile commerce meet global security standards. iZettle's service is available in 12 countries which includes United Kingdom, Finland, Denmark, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Italy, Germany, and Brazil, among others.

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  • New Overwatch Anniversary Skin Revealed
New Overwatch Anniversary Skin Revealed

The latest Developer Update from Overwatch director Jeff Kaplan runs through various details of the event, including revealing a little more information about the mysterious upcoming Deathmatch map "Petra". This will contain one guaranteed Anniversary item, as well as a random item from any previous Overwatch event. For those who have missed ...

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  • Google is being investigated in Australia for allegedly collecting customer data
Google is being investigated in Australia for allegedly collecting customer data

Oracle has now openly reported the matter to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission ( ACCC ), which is investigating the case. The probe followed information supplied by USA software company Oracle, which reportedly told the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) it believed Android devices transferred up to a gigaby...

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  • Star Fox Spin-Off Game Rumored to Be Coming From Retro Studios
Star Fox Spin-Off Game Rumored to Be Coming From Retro Studios

While the name (and the game itself) hasn't been proven, a logo for Star Fox Grand Prix separately appeared on 4chan, which is more than enough reason for anyone to take this information with a pinch of salt. It's also a little-known fact that Retro helped out extensively on Mario Kart 7 on the 3DS, and so do have quite a bit of experience making...

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  • The woman who invented Mother's Day came to regret it
The woman who invented Mother's Day came to regret it

For those of us that dropped off our babies at the break of dawn and picked them up at sunset just to make ends meet, I salute you. Having said that I don't mind talking about her any day of the year.But where do I begin? I'd know that each approach had truth in it, but no matter which approach I took, it seemed I was failing in every other avenue....

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  • Ekweremadu reacts to IGP Idris snubbing Senate invitation for third time
Ekweremadu reacts to IGP Idris snubbing Senate invitation for third time

The IGP's action will be seen as a slap in the face of a federal legislature struggling to bolster its reputation among Nigerians. Idris was first summoned on April 25, but he failed to appear, rather sent a DIG to represent him at the Senate, noting that he was on an official assignment to Bauchi with President Muhammadu Buhari.

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  • Will the Eruptions From Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano Turn Explosive? Get the Facts
Will the Eruptions From Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano Turn Explosive? Get the Facts

If it occurs, a summit blast might additionally launch steam and sulfur dioxide gasoline. Depending on wind conditions, dustings of ash may occur in the Kīlauea summit area and downwind. USPS also advises that all residents who have evacuated in response to the eruption, whether from the officially evacuated neighborhoods or other nearby areas,...

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  • Buffett and Gates slam bitcoin for being a non-productive investment
Buffett and Gates slam bitcoin for being a non-productive investment

Further elaborating his claim, he said , " When you're buying nonproductive assets, all you're counting on is the next person is going to pay you more because they're even more excited about another next person coming along ". How it evolves and which of the cryptocurrencies may or may not be the one that ultimately gets embraced, I think that real...

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  • Nvidia claims cryptocurrency miners are buying far fewer graphics cards
Nvidia claims cryptocurrency miners are buying far fewer graphics cards

Nvidia shares are down 2.5% premarket. On Thursday, Nvidia notched an all-time high of 260.50. It is also a ten percent spike compared to Nvidia's last quarter, in which it generated $2.91 billion in revenue. "Our datacenter business achieved another record and gaming remained strong". "The crypto thing is no longer a relevant bear theme", M...

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  • Google Assistant becomes smarter, to get six new voices
Google Assistant becomes smarter, to get six new voices

Maybe you'll finally use your Android phone to read a bit more. The new update brings smart text selection, style-match with real time results. Keep in mind that, unlike Apple, Google doesn't really force its user experience on Android phone makers.

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  • Google Maps is now like Pokémon Go
Google Maps is now like Pokémon Go

With the new update, Google is planning on making the Maps more personalized for the users and to be more than just a navigation app. Google Maps adds a Pokémon Go-like character as your navigation guide. This Augmented Reality function will complement the indications that we see in the app and will help us to get directions more easily. Afte...

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  • Smart Compose for Gmail coming to all users later this month
Smart Compose for Gmail coming to all users later this month

Users can also ask Assistant to read them text messages so they can concentrate more on driving and less on phone's screen. It also gives users control to limit access to a particular app, and will grey out the app when you cross that threshold.

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  • IOS 11.4 USB Restricted Mode will give police a headache
IOS 11.4 USB Restricted Mode will give police a headache

Smartphones routinely turn up in police investigations around the world and these devices often have clues on them that could help law enforcement to catch criminals. USB Restricted Mode was actually present in the iOS 11 .3 beta as well, but was removed from the public release for unknown reasons. During this period, we have not tried to unlock ...

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  • Facebook bans ads on Ireland's abortion referendum by foreign advertisers
Facebook bans ads on Ireland's abortion referendum by foreign advertisers

Facebook has not applied such a policy to British elections or referendums. The eighth amendment to the Irish constitution recognises the equal right to life of the mother and the unborn. "Today, as part of our efforts to help protect the integrity of elections and referendums from undue influence, we will begin rejecting ads related to the refer...

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  • Pokémon GO Fest 2018 And Safari Zone 2018 Announced
Pokémon GO Fest 2018 And Safari Zone 2018 Announced

Niantic says each event will "include unique ways for players around the world to create adventures of their own and complete challenges together". While the event originally took place at Grant Park last year , this year's version will be located at Lincoln Park.

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  • Build 2018: Microsoft's Cortana and Amazon Alexa integration is still a thing
Build 2018: Microsoft's Cortana and Amazon Alexa integration is still a thing

You might look at us like we're insane geeks - and we are - but May 4 is one of those days where it's completely allowed, nearly like a Dad Joke Acceptance Day, except it applies to Star Wars because May 4 sounds like "may the force be with you".

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  • Google I/O 2018: This is what to expect for Chrome OS
Google I/O 2018: This is what to expect for Chrome OS

We know that Android P will have native support for the pervasive "notch" and it might be getting another major overhaul with gesture support just like iPhone X . Called " Android Things " the concept of a new home OS was revealed at their annual conference for developers and if as successful as their smartphone OS their Google Assistant te...

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  • Apple-made 4 of Those 5 Bestselling Smartphones at Q1: Strategy Analytics
Apple-made 4 of Those 5 Bestselling Smartphones at Q1: Strategy Analytics

RBC analyst Amit Daryanani believes it will take Apple four to five years to deplete its cash reserves, assuming the company doesn't make a huge acquisition. The company now has 270 million paid subscribers across applications and its own services, up by 100 million from the same period a year ago. In fact, reports suggest that there could be m...

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  • LeBron buzzer-beater gives Cavs 3-0 lead, Celtics on the cusp
LeBron buzzer-beater gives Cavs 3-0 lead, Celtics on the cusp

Home court advantage has evaporated. Dwane Casey was saying on Saturday morning that the Toronto Raptors have played good defence at times in the playoffs. The Sixers still had time to get the win, but Horford showed his defensive anticipation with a steal that essentially ended the game, one of three critical turnovers for the Sixers at the en...

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  • Waymo self-driving van involved in crash
Waymo self-driving van involved in crash

It remains unclear if the Waymo minivan had any passengers at the time of the collision and Tyler couldn't confirm whether or not the driver of the Honda suffered any injuries. Arizona changed its rules on autonomous vehicle testing late in 2017, opening the door to driverless cars being operated without a human behind the wheel.

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