• Cloud and Surface help Microsoft beat earnings estimates
Cloud and Surface help Microsoft beat earnings estimates

AWS produced $1.4 billion in operating income in the first quarter. Jeff Bezos, Amazon founder and CEO, said in a statement , "AWS had the unusual advantage of a seven-year head start before facing like-minded competition, and the team has never slowed down".

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  • Intel Delays 10nm Volume Production Until 2019
Intel Delays 10nm Volume Production Until 2019

What this means for you: Some have said that Intel's cupboard looks a bit bare for 2018, as the company wrestles with the instability in Moore's Law and an 8th-gen Core line that's including more and more products. and wasn't able to say whether that would be first or second half of that year either. It's unclear what Intel plans to do with that...

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  • Fittingly, Georgia's Roquan Smith lands with Chicago Bears with eighth pick
Fittingly, Georgia's Roquan Smith lands with Chicago Bears with eighth pick

Smith is the best leader among the defensive prospects in the draft who also possesses high football intelligence and instincts for the position. A number of good National Football League linebackers weren't first-round picks, like Bobby Wagner (47th overall , 2012), Lavonte David (58th overall, 2012) and Deion Jones (52nd overall, 2016).

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  • New Star Catalog Could Change Everything We Know About the Milky Way
New Star Catalog Could Change Everything We Know About the Milky Way

The information will yield the best three-dimensional map of our galaxy ever. In fact, there's now a hackathon in Manhattan featuring astrophysicists and scientists from across the globe who came together as a group to jointly look through Gaia's findings as soon as they became available.

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  • Facebook Tries to Share Details of What Exactly Advertisers Know About You
Facebook Tries to Share Details of What Exactly Advertisers Know About You

To help clarify the document, El Reg is going to provide some translation. Italics are the Reg translation. "Our product is social media - the ability to connect with the people that matter to you, wherever they are in the world". The company calls it selling "space" on Facebook, similar to what it's like on TV, radio, or newspaper. Websites ...

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  • #Deletefacebook Didn't Happen: Facebook Grows Users in Q1, Beats Earnings Estimates
#Deletefacebook Didn't Happen: Facebook Grows Users in Q1, Beats Earnings Estimates

Facebook's daily active users in the US and Canada was at 185 million in the latest quarter, bouncing back from a 1 million-user drop in the fourth quarter, an earnings-presentation slide showed. Despite reeling from data-privacy and election-related scandals that have led to Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg and other Facebook representatives...

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  • Amazon launches Echo Dot Kids Edition with FreeTime services bundled
Amazon launches Echo Dot Kids Edition with FreeTime services bundled

If you've got an Amazon Prime subscription, you'll enjoy discounted rates of $2.99 and $6.99 per month on top of Prime. The Echo Dot will now be available at a price of Rs. Let us know your thoughts on the kid-friendly smart speaker in the comments! This new addition is targeted at first time Echo buyers or even those who want to add the luxury ...

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  • 120Hz Support Coming to Xbox One in May
120Hz Support Coming to Xbox One in May

It's also important to note that, while the console itself will support 120Hz, the games won't necessarily support it. You can check out a full list below. The third major change in the April update is the ability to share captures screenshots and clips directly to Twitter . Shared captures will now display and play directly on your Twitter instea...

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  • Forecast: Another Fine Day Before Some April Showers
Forecast: Another Fine Day Before Some April Showers

Clouds will increase as the day goes on, accompanied by a stiff southeasterly breeze of 10 to 20 miles per hour. THURSDAY: Chance for a leftover morning shower. Monday morning will be cool, but temperatures are forecast to reach the 70s Monday afternoon under a mostly sunny sky. Lows will be in the mid 40s to possibly low 50s.

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  • Airline passenger fined $500 for saving snack
Airline passenger fined $500 for saving snack

Towards the end of Crystal Tadlock's nine hour flight from Paris , France to Minneapolis, USA, flight attendants on Delta Air Lines handed out apples as free snacks. Delta said in a statement, "We encourage our customers to follow U.S. Customs and Border Protection protocols". Instead , she was hit with a $500 fine .

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  • Uranus Smells Like Rotten Eggs
Uranus Smells Like Rotten Eggs

The possibility of this gas being present in the atmosphere of the seventh planet had always been debated, but has now been confirmed for the first time by observations at a telescope on Hawaii. Patrick Irwin, an author of the Oxford University in England explained that if a human were to ever come in contact with the Uranus clouds they would def...

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  • More than 100 demonstrators detained in Yerevan during anti-govt protests
More than 100 demonstrators detained in Yerevan during anti-govt protests

Sargsyan: "A party that scored 8 percent in [parliamentary] elections can't speak on behalf of the people". According to Azatutyun , Anatoly Yeghiazarian was pushed to the ground, punched, and kicked by police as he attempted to film them on his phone, despite showing them his press credentials.

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  • ZTE slams United States ban on sales as unfair, vows to safeguard interests
ZTE slams United States ban on sales as unfair, vows to safeguard interests

The ban from the US Commerce Department's Bureau of Industry comes after ZTE pleaded guilty in March 2017 to illegally shipping US equipment to Iran and North Korea. The company said it continue to pursue a solution through communication, but will also seek to protect its "legitimate rights and interests through all legal means" to protect its em...

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  • Summary of Genus plc (LON:GNS) Ratings as of April 21, 2018
Summary of Genus plc (LON:GNS) Ratings as of April 21, 2018

On Thursday, March 22 the stock rating was maintained by Shore Capital with "Hold". Lowe's Companies Inc. had 97 analyst reports since August 19, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm sells new and used motor vehicles under the Aston Martin, BMW, Ferrari, Jaguar, Land Rover, Mercedes-Benz, MINI, Morgan, Porsche, Smart, Harley-Davidson, Citroen,...

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  • Queen Elizabeth II Celebrates Her 92nd Birthday
Queen Elizabeth II Celebrates Her 92nd Birthday

The event is a break in tradition for the queen who usually spends her birthday privately with little public celebration, although there were nationwide events to mark her 90th. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were among the first to be pictured arriving at the venue this evening, with Meghan wearing a £1,148 Stella McCartney cape dress.

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  • Zimmer reprimands Facebook after CEO Zuckerberg declines to testify to committee
Zimmer reprimands Facebook after CEO Zuckerberg declines to testify to committee

Instead he offered only an insubstantial "I'm sorry". That's what Zuckerberg meant when he repeatedly said , "Facebook doesn't sell data". "The agency regularly touts its important and extensive work as the chief consumer privacy 'cop on the beat.' But this chest-thumping can backfire - consumers may more readily share personal information via o...

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  • Hubble's 28 years marked by shot of wild stellar nursery
Hubble's 28 years marked by shot of wild stellar nursery

In the centre is seen a young star that is 200 thousand times brighter than the Sun. Hubble launched aboard the space shuttle Discovery on April 24, 1990, and was deployed into Earth orbit a day later. What's your all-time favorite Hubble image? The telescope has examined more than 43,500 cosmic objects and has accumulated more than 1.5 milli...

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  • Amazon rolls out Alexa Skill Blueprints in the US
Amazon rolls out Alexa Skill Blueprints in the US

Blueprints range in complexity and usefulness-some are just for fun, like the various types of trivia games you can customize. Next, head to the Skill Blueprints page - and consider bookmarking it, because this is where you'll come to add future Blueprints and manage the ones you have.

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  • Russian Federation asks Google and Apple to remove Telegram from their app stores
Russian Federation asks Google and Apple to remove Telegram from their app stores

So far, none of the companies have complied. While losing Russia-based users - estimated at 7 percent of Telegram's total base - would not have a long-term negative impact on the app, Durov said "it is important for me personally to make sure we do everything we can for our Russian users".

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  • NASA Orion crew capsule will have special 3D printed parts
NASA Orion crew capsule will have special 3D printed parts

The 3D-printed parts for the Orion capsule are being developed by Stratasys , a leading expert in 3D printing, together with engineering firm Phoenix Analysis & Design Technologies (PADT) and global security and aerospace company Lockheed Martin , details 3DPrint.com.

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