• Pokemon Go Makers' Face Senator's Questions on Data Privacy
Pokemon Go Makers' Face Senator's Questions on Data Privacy

Adam Reeve, principal architect of security firm Red Owl, however, found that Pokemon Go required overly broad permission for those using a Google account as a sign-in. Other gaming companies probably will seek to replicate Pokemon Go's achievement, said Mr Joost van Dreunen, who runs SuperData Research . Surprisingly, though Pokemon Go...

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  • Hamilton was brainless, says his team boss
Hamilton was brainless, says his team boss

Winning the British Grand Prix has been a good omen for Hamilton. There's no doubt team orders won't be appreciated by the British fans come this weekend, which is perhaps why the team hopes the threat of fines and suspensions would be enough of a deterrent to keep Hamilton and Rosberg in line.

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  • Tokyo shares open higher on weaker Yen, stimulus hopes
Tokyo shares open higher on weaker Yen, stimulus hopes

JAPAN SENTIMENT: Investors continue to feel bullish after results on Monday showed Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Liberal Democratic Party, which heads the ruling coalition, emerged victorious from parliamentary elections. Brazil's benchmark Bovespa index opened up 1.16 per cent on Tuesday, although the real slid as the Central Bank intervened to lowe...

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  • US senator probes Pokemon GO maker over data privacy concerns
US senator probes Pokemon GO maker over data privacy concerns

Shares in Nintendo fell almost 6 percent in Tokyo early on Wednesday after a three-day surge on the successful USA launch of the augmented reality game last week added 1.2 trillion yen (8.69 billion pounds) to the company's market value. Can you explain exactly which information collected by Pokemon GO is necessary for the provision or improv...

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  • Oracle ordered to pay HP $3 billion in Itanium case
Oracle ordered to pay HP $3 billion in Itanium case

Itanium used a different architectural concept and turned out to be less successful than many of Intel's other enterprise microchips, such as Xeon. Development of the Itanium chip started in 2001 by the hands of Intel and HP. Oracle appealed, hoping to get the order overturned. On Thursday, the jury decided that damages to the tune of $3bn sho...

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  • Remembering the Five Fallen Dallas Officers
Remembering the Five Fallen Dallas Officers

President Obama will travel to Dallas for the memorial and to meet with the victims' families. Lorne Ahrens previously worked for the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department for 11 years as a law enforcement technician, according to the union for Los Angeles sheriff's deputies.

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  • AMD Radeon RX 470 and RX 460 specs confirmed
AMD Radeon RX 470 and RX 460 specs confirmed

The leaked card that was spotted on AMD's redemption program listing is the alleged new RX 490. You'll also find 32 compute units (2048 stream processors), which is down from 36 compute units and 2304 stream processors on the RX 480. The reference design resembles R9-Nano quite a lot! The Radeon RX 460, on the other hand, features 896 stream proc...

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  • Rocket League Avoids Using Steam Marketplace Due to Gambling Issues
Rocket League Avoids Using Steam Marketplace Due to Gambling Issues

But fans didn't have to speculate long because Psyonix VP Jeremy Dunham dropped in with confirmation of the assets' authenticity (and purpose), along with a few early details on the crate system the studio is planning to implement later this summer.

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  • As Tragedy Unfolds, Facebook Live and Twitter's Periscope Earn Kudos
As Tragedy Unfolds, Facebook Live and Twitter's Periscope Earn Kudos

It's unclear who those sources are and how the video would have been returned to Facebook if police deleted it. What then does that mean for Facebook's live-video initiative, which seems laser-focused on replicating mainstream media's familiar silhouette instead of embracing entirely new formats? Which is kind of the problem, because live vide...

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  • Pokemon Go sends Nintendo stock soaring
Pokemon Go sends Nintendo stock soaring

Nevertheless, there is some great news for aspiring Pokemon hunters in Europe, Japan and other countries as sources close to Wall Street Journal have confirmed the availability of Pokemon GO in Europe and Asis in the next few days. But investors with a memory will recall Nintendo's stock has been through ups and downs in the past-such as when e...

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  • Pokemon app has us all hooked
Pokemon app has us all hooked

THE latest digital craze is making headlines as augmented reality app, Pokemon Go , has users hunting high and low for Pokemon characters all over the world. Pokemon Go, a mobile game that allows players to capture imaginary characters in real-life locations, has become a massive hit in China-even before it is officially released in the count...

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  • Pokemon Go is an AR watershed
Pokemon Go is an AR watershed

The game is free to play, which means it will rely on in-game microtransactions and ads for revenue. A lot of people who play console games don't play handheld games, and vice versa. You will also unlock powerful secrets and technologies as you progress. Plus, Pokemon Go is providing a number of other interesting and unexpected benefits to ...

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  • Tips on How to Evolve Pokemon in Pokemon GO
Tips on How to Evolve Pokemon in Pokemon GO

Pokemon Co, which is a separate company from Nintendo , also owns a stake in Niantic , as does Google Inc. This certainly states the impact that the game has had on the mobile gaming sphere. It has already been said that Pokemon GO uses the same geographical maps that Niantic made for Ingress . The ability to superimpose Pokemons over rea...

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  • Microsoft, IBM Team Up For Surface Enterprise Push
Microsoft, IBM Team Up For Surface Enterprise Push

Now comma Microsoft new strategy considers Windows 10 Enterprise to be available at subscription prices. More recently, Microsoft has been focusing on expanding Surface beyond the consumer market. That PC maker has since resold Surface devices to over 800 new customers, Microsoft says, with expanded services like warranty and support of...

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  • Pokémon Go update fixes Google account access, login issues
Pokémon Go update fixes Google account access, login issues

The premise of the game is collecting as many Pokemon as possible, which players do by taking their smartphones out and looking for the little critters. In order for Pokemon Go to maintain the relevancy it has more than enjoyed over the past week, it needs to retain its popularity. One of the goals of the game is to encourage movement and phy...

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  • China Gets Crushed in Hague Tribunal Over the South China Sea
China Gets Crushed in Hague Tribunal Over the South China Sea

Brunei, China , Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam have overlapping claims in the region. Construction of military facilities in the South China Sea will continue, a diplomatic source said. Philippine Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay told reporters in Manila the country was studying the ruling and called for restraint. He said in a...

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  • #Burhan Backlash: 'PM Appeals for Peace, Satisfied Over On-Going Amarnath Yatra'
#Burhan Backlash: 'PM Appeals for Peace, Satisfied Over On-Going Amarnath Yatra'

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and Foreign Secretary S. An official press release said the delegation expressed hope that the Government of India as well as the State Government would take every possible step on an urgent basis to restor...

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  • Wonder Woman, Fantastic Beasts lead Warner Bros. lineup
Wonder Woman, Fantastic Beasts lead Warner Bros. lineup

If you were looking forward to seeing something of Justice League at this month's Comic Con in San Diego, you're probably going to be sorely disappointed. - Kong: Skull Island stars Tom Hiddleston, Brie Larson, John Goodman, Corey Hawkins and Jason Mitchell and director Jordan Vogt-Roberts. Meanwhile, the DC booth will have Suicide Squad and Won...

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  • Shoppers frustrated on Amazon Prime Day
Shoppers frustrated on Amazon Prime Day

The retailer has promised bigger and better deals this year, including a 32-inch TV bundled with the Fire TV streaming stick for $119.99. In its study of about 2,000 products at 6 a.m. Prime Day kicked off in 10 countries across the world on Tuesday. Meanwhile, Amazon's competitors are mostly not receiving much mentions, despite running simi...

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  • Facebook update's news feed, more posts from friends & family, less news
Facebook update's news feed, more posts from friends & family, less news

In a blog post , Facebook Engineering Director Lars Backstrom explained why this was happening: "We've heard from our community that people are still anxious about missing important updates from the friends they care about". Check back in a couple months when Facebook will no doubt change its mind, again. These surveys, and the fact that about ...

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