• Microsoft Retracts 1-Billion Windows 10 Goal
Microsoft Retracts 1-Billion Windows 10 Goal

Windows 10 , released in July 2015, is created to run with a similar look and feel across personal computers, tablets, smartphones, and Microsoft's Xbox One game consoles. While the Surface bug is a big exception, the fix is already known and can easily be addressed via Windows Update before the company pushes down this version to all 350 million...

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  • Microsoft backs off Windows 10 goal
Microsoft backs off Windows 10 goal

Microsoft had warned at BUILD 2015 that it didn't plan to bring extensions to Windows 10 Mobile straight away, so maybe it has just removed that smartphone icon to make the wait a little easier. That's because Microsoft gave Windows 10 away as a free upgrade and enterprise customers seemed excited to adopt it. A spokesperson for the comp...

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  • Netflix prices rise, subscribers, shares fall
Netflix prices rise, subscribers, shares fall

Its initial prediction was off the back of expecting to gain an additional 500,000 subscribers in the USA and two million internationally, however this quarter it reported gaining 160,000 new members in the U.S. The company grandfathered existing customers at the time, but this exemption ended back in May. "Similarly, we don't believe market sa...

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  • Japan stocks jump on Nintendo rally; other world indexes dip
Japan stocks jump on Nintendo rally; other world indexes dip

Why? With the runaway success of Pokemon Go , Nintendo's market cap is approaching USA $40-billion. The latest 14% share increase on Tuesday means Nintendo's market capitalisation is now 4.5 trillion yen (£32.1 billion). " Pokemon Go is a genuine phenomenon - just after little over a week, it has added United States $19 billion to the v...

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  • Britney Spears unveils new single 'Make me'
Britney Spears unveils new single 'Make me'

Like her fans , the musician is equally enthusiastic about " Make Me " and her new album . Lame, sure, but at least I could understand what G-Eazy waz zaying! The American singer appears sexy and serious on the video for her new single, which is a more relaxed song compared to the pop princess' usual hits.

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  • Nintendo shares jump 120% (!!!) on Pokemon Go
Nintendo shares jump 120% (!!!) on Pokemon Go

On Friday, Nintendo set a record for the most shares ever traded daily in Japan. "No one will be able to play this game till Pokemon Go contact us on our website to teach them how to protect it!" the group wrote in a post on its website.

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  • Amazon's
Amazon's "Prime Day" is back

But as some consumers griped previous year after the inaugural Prime Day event, Amazon seems to be going for quantity over quality. Amazon customers are using the #PrimeDayFail hashtag to express their annoyance at problems checking out while shopping for bargain deals .

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  • Chris Brown to Taylor Swift: Make Music & Shut Up
Chris Brown to Taylor Swift: Make Music & Shut Up

It's unclear where West was when the conversation was recorded. Kim must have been in a hurry to tell the world Taylor Swift lied about not knowing Kanye would call her a "bitch" in his song Famous, she used the wrong word "explosed" instead of "exposed" - ie #KimExplosedTaylorParty and no one noticed.

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  • Union: Charges should be dropped against police
Union: Charges should be dropped against police

Prosecutors sought to show that Rice, as the senior officer on the scene, bore the responsibility for Gray's death. "This defendant is not an inexperienced officer", Schatzow also said of Rice. Leiutenant Brian Rice , the highest-ranking of six officers charged in the case, faced charges of involuntary manslaughter, reckless endangerment and m...

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  • Taylor Swift defends herself in latest battle with Kanye, Kim Kardashian
Taylor Swift defends herself in latest battle with Kanye, Kim Kardashian

Kanye , 39, is believed to have been in a studio is Los Angeles when he called Taylor in Janaury. Kim Kardashian uploaded the phone call and its transcript on her Snapchat on Sunday, July 17. "What happened in 2009 [Kanye infamously interrupting Taylor at the MTV Video Music Awards] was a mistake". In her response to the video, the sing...

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  • US Republican candidates make first joint appearance
US Republican candidates make first joint appearance

Christie told reporters Sunday night he didn't lobby to become Trump's vice president pick and was honored to be considered. When Donald Trump revealed his vice presidential running mate Mike Pence this week, he also revealed a new logo, with the internet quickly asking what exactly Mr Trump's "T" was doing to Mr Pence's "P".

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  • King of Fighters XIV scores a demo and new trailer
King of Fighters XIV scores a demo and new trailer

It's coming a long way since its initial showing, and now everyone can finally see it in action for themselves. SNK Playmore is doing a very, very rare thing: they're releasing a demo for King of Fighters XIV. The two companies also streamed videos for Team South Town (Billy, Hein, and Geese) and the DLC costume "Nightmare Geese" earlier this w...

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  • Pokemon Go 'a game-changer for Nintendo' as shares leap 14%
Pokemon Go 'a game-changer for Nintendo' as shares leap 14%

However, Nintendo isn't the only company to be enjoying such a surge in stock prices as fast food chain, McDonald's Japan has had its stocks boosted too. The game is now available in 35 countries and was released in the United Kingdom on July 14. It's a free app, and though there are in-game purchases, not all of that revenue goes to Nintendo .

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  • British lawmakers back renewal of Trident nuclear deterrent
British lawmakers back renewal of Trident nuclear deterrent

Referring to Mr Corbyn's comments a year ago that he would order the UK's nuclear weapons never to be used if was elected prime minister, she added: "I have to say to the honourable gentleman the whole point of a deterrent is that our enemies need to know that we would be prepared to use it, unlike some suggestions that we could have a deterrent bu...

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  • Donald Trump Introduces Mike Pence as Vice President Pick
Donald Trump Introduces Mike Pence as Vice President Pick

He said Pence would stand up to America's enemies and that he and the governor represent "the law-and-order candidates" at home. Labrador is attending the GOP national convention in Cleveland as an Idaho Cruz delegate; the Idaho delegation is chaired by state Treasurer Ron Crane, who also is a Cruz delegate.

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  • Pokemon Go now available in these countries … click for names
Pokemon Go now available in these countries … click for names

The police issued their guidelines after two Japanese tourists were rescued from a motorway tunnel in Barcelona on Saturday, where they had wandered in search of Pokemon characters, according to Spanish media. While the game primarily stands as the brainchild of both Niantic and The Pokemon Company, it looks like Nintendo is also reaping so...

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  • Nintendo shares are up 120% thanks to Pokemon Go
Nintendo shares are up 120% thanks to Pokemon Go

This appears to be a savvy and respectful move by these development partners, seeing as Pokemon Go's rollout in other areas has had a tendency to completely dominate the news. The police manual warns players not be distracted by the excitement of catching rare Pokemon characters and to remember their safety is paramount.

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  • Music streaming service Deezer launches today in the US
Music streaming service Deezer launches today in the US

The service requires a $9.99 per month subscription. Deezer has been around for years at this point, amassing over 6 million users around the globe. The music streaming service already has 70 million free users and 30 million paid subscribers and it has over 40 million music tracks. Whatever the reason, it will likely have a tough time gaining ...

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  • Iran gets missiles of Russia's S-300 air defenсe system
Iran gets missiles of Russia's S-300 air defenсe system

Iran has received its first shipment of missiles for the sophisticated S-300 air defense system, the Iranian Tasnim media outlet reported Monday. That deal was revoked in 2010 when Moscow banned supply of the systems. "If Apple will not register an official representative in Iran within the next few days, all iPhones will be collected from th...

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  • 'Game of Thrones' Mobile Game In Line After Pokemon Go Success?
'Game of Thrones' Mobile Game In Line After Pokemon Go Success?

Niantic and Nintendo have hit the proverbial gold mine with Pokemon GO. But he was more reticent about prospects for a launch in China, saying only that there are regulations that have to be considered. While the launch of Google Glass was muted and people had already started predicting a slow pick up for AR-related technologies, Pokemon Go , an...

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