• EU President Donald Tusk Writes To Bloc Trump Amin Is A Threat
EU President Donald Tusk Writes To Bloc Trump Amin Is A Threat

He issued a call for "political solidarity" before a summit in Malta later this week, where Europe's heads of states will gather to discuss the future of the bloc. The apparent contradiction left European Union allies scratching their heads the following day, with German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier saying Mr.

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  • Two Problems With Samsung Galaxy S8 Revealed
Two Problems With Samsung Galaxy S8 Revealed

Samsung's S8 unpacked event is on 29th of March in NY, while they roll out to the stores on 21st of April. The phone does look big, and it is said that there will be variants with 5.8-inch and 6.2-inch screens. The handset, Samsung's answer to Apple Inc's iPhones, was withdrawn from sale in October less than two months after its launch , in o...

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  • Airbnb Possibly Joins Expedia, Others In Legal Battles Over Trump's Executive Order
Airbnb Possibly Joins Expedia, Others In Legal Battles Over Trump's Executive Order

Several CEOs from tech companies including Google, Apple and Netflix stepped forward to oppose Trump's executive order, which bars entry for three months to residents from the predominantly Muslim countries of Iraq, Syria, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia and Yemen.

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  • Recall roundup - VW and Audi with three issues in the US
Recall roundup - VW and Audi with three issues in the US

The second recall sounds a lot like one we've heard before: passenger side airbags can deploy with enough force to shoot pieces of shrapnel at occupants, leading to serious injuries. In addition, both VW and Audi will recall 5,901 vehicles for a separate issue with the airbags or seatbelt pre-tensioners, depending on the model. If that happens, the...

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  • Apple Inc. (AAPL) Removes Activation Lock Status Checker On Its iCloud
Apple Inc. (AAPL) Removes Activation Lock Status Checker On Its iCloud

It isn't clear why Apple would take away such a useful utility. Apple has been critical of Silicon Valley's addiction to harvesting and monetizing user data for ads, but it appears Apple sees some sense in accessing user data and will be seeking to use more of it in the near future.

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  • 'Fake news' inquiry being launched by Westminster committee
'Fake news' inquiry being launched by Westminster committee

The government is today launching an inquiry into "fake news" , hoping to quell the spread of online lies and propaganda. Both Facebook and Google have made efforts to crackdown on advertising against fake news content on their sites since the United States election which sparked greater concerns over such content.

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  • Snap Said to Choose New York Stock Exchange for Upcoming IPO
Snap Said to Choose New York Stock Exchange for Upcoming IPO

But twitchy teens - like my 14-year-old for whom Snapchat is a digital must - are not its only audience, going forward. Many financial experts have explained that by filing for an IPO, the public will be able to see Snapchat's financial records for the first time.

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  • Year Old Infosys Techie Murdered At Office, Guard Arrested
Year Old Infosys Techie Murdered At Office, Guard Arrested

Primary probe suggests that she has been strangulated with a cable of the computer. Police said that the post-mortem of the victim Infosys engineer had been postponed on the request of victim's family, who hailed from Kerala and were on their way to Pune.

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  • Is Mobile Search Cannibalizing Google's Core Search Business?
Is Mobile Search Cannibalizing Google's Core Search Business?

Evercore analyst Ken Sena expects $808 million in Google-branded hardware revenue in the quarter, with Pixel and Home contributing roughly half of the revenue. "YouTube is growing like weeds for them and they're investing against that", he said. That segment's revenues increased 62% to USD$3.4bn. OTHER BETS: Google's core advertising business...

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  • Steve Bannon Now Has a National Security Council Seat
Steve Bannon Now Has a National Security Council Seat

Trump made the change to the National Security Council in an executive memorandum Saturday that also gave the president's controversial senior adviser and chief strategist Stephen Bannon a seat at any of the council's meetings. White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus downplayed the move, saying on NBC's " Meet the Press " that the intelligenc...

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  • RBC Capital Markets Reiterated Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) As 'Outperform'
RBC Capital Markets Reiterated Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) As 'Outperform'

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 87 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock. A number of other equities research analysts also recently commented on MSFT. The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, March 9th. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, February 14th. This rep...

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  • Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood gets new pre-order details
Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood gets new pre-order details

As on mobile, it remains a free-to-play game. It was a good-looking game on mobile, though standards are obviously higher on PC. Players will be able to transfer old save data from the mobile version onto PCs, and can thereafter switch between the two should they wish to take Mobius on the move.

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  • Gmail will Block JS Attachments for Security Reasons Starting February 13
Gmail will Block JS Attachments for Security Reasons Starting February 13

As many malware distributors use weaponized JS SPAM attachments to distribute and infect victims with ransomware and other infection, this restriction will definitely be helpfuly. Google also blocks archives whose listed file content is password protected or whose content includes a password protected archive. Google just rolled out anothe...

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  • Starbucks Sales Remain Slow, And Congestion In Stores May Be To Blame
Starbucks Sales Remain Slow, And Congestion In Stores May Be To Blame

Hendershot Investments Inc. increased its stake in shares of Starbucks Corp.by 31.6% in the second quarter. From my point of view, this is an overreaction and presents a solid buying opportunity for investors who are willing to wait for the company's innovations to pan out.

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  • Tostitos introduces Super Bowl bag that can tell if you're drunk
Tostitos introduces Super Bowl bag that can tell if you're drunk

The bag of chips comes with a sensor that's connected to a controller created to detect traces of alcohol on your breath. In an effort to eliminate that temptation, the Party Safe bag includes a sensor that detects alcohol on a user's breath.

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  • Samsung Galaxy S8 Delayed Due To Galaxy Note 7 Burns
Samsung Galaxy S8 Delayed Due To Galaxy Note 7 Burns

While the Galaxy J series has been selling like hotcakes, that is not the only line that Samsung has nailed. This isn't the first time that Samsung explored such an idea. Samsung said its display business generated 1.3 trillion won ($1.1 billion) in operating income. Just a week ago, it was speculated on Weibo that the Galaxy Tab S3 will be ...

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  • Banner Saga 3 Kickstarter Campaign Goes Live
Banner Saga 3 Kickstarter Campaign Goes Live

Stoic Games have launched the Kickstarter for the final installment of their Viking adventure epic. There are stacks of different reward tiers on offer, and stretch goals will be added if the campaign is funded. Banner Saga 2 was also a runner up for Best Strategy Game in RPG Fans best Strategy Game and Hardcore Gamers Best of 2016 Awards and is ...

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  • BlackBerry 'Mercury' comeback phone confirmed for late February
BlackBerry 'Mercury' comeback phone confirmed for late February

The time for that, apparently, is at MWC 2017, when nearly all smartphone makers, save Samsung, will try to make a big splash. The device was briefly teased during CES 2017, and now the brand has officially stated that the device is scheduled to reveal ahead of MWC 2017 on February 25.

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  • Apple has 'constructive' meeting with India over local factory
Apple has 'constructive' meeting with India over local factory

Presently, the software giant has six manufacturing units in China and one in Brazil. Apple is learnt to have sought concessions including easing labelling and local sourcing norms as well as reducing excise and import duties for the company and its component manufacturers to start manufacturing in the country.

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  • Scorpio Leaked Specs Confirmed: 6 Teraflops & 4.5X Xbox One Capability
Scorpio Leaked Specs Confirmed: 6 Teraflops & 4.5X Xbox One Capability

Played my first games on early Scorpio unit. Microsoft still isn't ready to unveil the system just yet, but we should see it showcased at E3 2017 in June. In recent days, Spencer has remained very active discussing about Project Scorpio, mentioning that Microsoft are contained with the progress of the console and that they will give more details du...

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