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Apple Releases Public Betas of iOS 11 and tvOS 11 [Download]

The download is free. It's landing in the Fall, probably around the end of September, so if you need a new iOS release to get you through summer you might ...


Number of people using Facebook reaches 2 billion

The news underscores how Facebook's ever-growing community makes it more valuable as an ad platform. To attract more users Facebook has been building up i...


Nintendo's SNES Classic Edition slated for September debut

Nintendo is officially launching the Super NES Classic Edition on September 29. Nintendo is releasing a rebooted version of its wildly popular Super Nin...


Apple Buys German Firm SenoMotoric For Eye Tracking And AR Expertise

According to MacRumors , which has seen documents relating to the acquisition, Apple acquired SMI earlier this month through a shell corporation, a tactic th...


Great Barrier Reef a US$42b asset 'too big to fail'

SYDNEY ― After back-to-back bleaching incidents, premature obituaries and general malaise surrounding the Great Barrier Reef, Australian economists said ...


For the first time, ICC announces special Twitter emojis

The tournament will be televised on SuperSport , and the Proteas get their campaign underway on Sunday when they take on Pakistan in Leicester. The victory t...


Verizon Takes Over Yahoo To Complete $4.5 Billion Deal

The deal also brings to an end the 5-year rule of Yahoo's CEO Marissa Mayer , who is not joining the new company. Even after the deal was made, Yahoo's ...


PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds made $100m in 13 weeks

A further 19% are based in China, 6% in Russian Federation and Germany, 5.5% in South Korea, 4.3% in Japan, and 4% here in the UK. The early access game, wh...


Anonymous Says NASA to Announce Alien Life Exists

NASA is not preparing to drop an alien-life bombshell, despite what you may have heard. To make matters more clear, their video announcement is mostly center...


Avis to manage Waymo's self-driving cars

For the past year, Alphabet has been working with Chrysler to modify Pacifica Hybrid minivans and integrate Waymo's self-driving systems. Avis Budget ...


Is Khloé Kardashian Engaged? See the Ring!

The birthday girl rocked a shimmery gold mini-dress for the occasion and looked genuinely floored as her family swarmed her. Kidney-related differences aside,...


Here's a Sneak Peek at the New BMW X3 Features

BMW has unveiled the third-generation X3, which will be a crucial model for the Bavarian carmaker as it looks to assert itself at the top of the premium mid-siz...


Amazon Echo at lowest price of the year

When I asked about the weather, Alexa would respond and show me the forecast for the next few days. The Echo Show features room-filling speakers with Dolby ...


Google Pixel 2 smartphones codenames revealed

On the back, it is said to have dual-tone glass and metal finish seen in the 2016-series models. However, the glass window will be located near the top this t...


Intel Skylake, Kaby Lake users warned of HT flaw

The HT-enabled processors with critical flaws were discovered on the Debian Linux user list, and sent out without a warning notification - but these issues ex...


SpaceX Doubleheader Part 2 - Falcon 9 conducts Iridium NEXT-2 launch

On Jan. 14, the first 10 Iridium next-generation satellites were carried to orbit from Vandenberg Air Force Base near Lompoc. Considering that the initial l...


Apple has announced two new

If you are now using the iOS 11 beta, you can find the Offload Unused Apps feature by opening the Settings app, and tapping on General. "Reinstalling the ...


Final Fantasy XV Episode Ignis DLC Releasing This December

Following the completion of " Episode Prompto ", the latest DLC for Final Fantasy XV that launches tomorrow, players will be able to have their first peek at ...


Insurance industry warned of fire risk month before tower block blaze

But some 200 residents from 120 homes are still refusing to leave, according to Camden Council leader Georgia Gould, and tensions were running high with some re...


UFC Fight Night 112 Bonus Awards

UFC president Dana White is very rarely shy to make public his views on the referees and judges assigned to his events by the local commission for whatever loc...


Ricciardo wins chaotic Azerbaijan GP; Vettel leads overall

Hamilton's Mercedes team mate Valtteri Bottas finished second after overcoming a first-lap collision with Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen which had put him last....


Apple To Debut 'Do Not Disturb While Driving' Feature With iOS 11

Simply named " Files ", the utility would bring to iOS 11 a feature that has been a staple of Android and Windows phones for a while. The update will also...


Snapchat's Latest Feature Is Also Its Biggest Privacy Threat

The journal uses a case study to determine that "social networking users can not expect to maintain a reasonable expectation of privacy when they sign away th...


Live Asian carp discovered near Lake Michigan

Silver carp is the leaping version of the two species of Asian carp that are threatening to enter the Great Lakes via the Illinois Waterway. "O'Brien Lock and...


Disneyland devotee visits park for 2000 days in a row

He had initially meant to end his daily visits after a year, but made a decision to keep the streak going. "I love going on the attractions, you know, the mus...


Microsoft isn't making a profit with their new Xbox One X console

Microsoft has finally launched their ambitious bid to claim the lead in 4K gaming with the launch of Microsoft Xbox One X. Previously known as Project Scorpio, ...


Marco Verratti issues ultimatum to Paris Saint-Germain

But with Verratti still having a number of years left on his current contract, PSG will be able to demand a huge fee if they do decide to sell him. "If [Bar...


Xbox One X won't turn a profit for Microsoft

Phil Spencer, head of Microsoft's Xbox division, said the console would be able to play games at 4K resolution while the system would run games at 60 frame...


Uber boss Travis Kalanick takes indefinite leave as CEO

The company has been under fire since February, when a former site reliability engineer, Susan Fowler, levelled numerous allegations of sexism against her forme...


Markelle Fultz top pick in NBA draft

They have the No. 3 pick in the draft, which they acquired from the 76ers via the Sacramento Kings. Because George isn't a free agent until 2018, the Lakers c...


Amazon buying Whole Foods for $13.7 billion

Moody's lead retail analyst Charlie O'Shea said the deal could be "transformative, not just for food retail, but for retail in general". Whole Foods has mor...


Senate Health Bill: Dayton Disabilities Advocates Raise Alarms Over Medicaid Cuts

Some conservatives think current plans don't go far enough; others say those plans will hurt numerous people they represent. "I can not support a piece of l...


EU Leaders Remain Committed to Paris Climate Deal After US Rollback

The U.S. under President Barack Obama pledged to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 26 to 28 percent below 2005 levels by 2025. To prevent risky climate ch...


Windows 10 Source Code Leaked

No one is immune to leaks in the tech world and today it's Microsoft's turn as a version of its anticipated Whiteboard app looks like its leaked on the web. T...


Gulf states to mark end of Ramadan from Sunday

Eid is a time for celebration and reflection. 'O Mon Ramzan-er Oi Rozar Sheshey Elo Khushir Eid' , the impressive song of National Poet Kazi Najrul Islam, i...


Trump's lawyer: Ignore his tweets, the President is not under investigation

On Sunday, Fox News host Chris Wallace hoped to get to the bottom of President Trump's latest claims regarding the Russian collusion investigation led by R...


Srikanth in semis; Saina, Sindhu bow out of Australian Open

Srikanth, who had edged out world No.1 Son Wan Ho in semifinals en route his title triumph at the Indonesia Open last week, will face fourth seed and All Engl...


Record 65.6 million people displaced worldwide

In 2016 there were 40.3 million internally displaced persons around the world, far overshadowing the 25.3 million refugees . "This equates to one person beco...


Parents anxious of Snapchat's newest 'Snap Map' feature

Another wrote , "This new Snapchat update is terrible". But some people are concerned about privacy and anxious about who can find out their exact locatio...


Medical records join revenge porn, credit card numbers for Google removal

How do you know if your own personal medical records have made their way online? Given that Google's ordering framework will catch anything that is freely open ...


Jaguar (partially) unveils new E-Pace crossover

Just the other day, we caught our first glimpse of the Jaguar E-Pace's interior , and now the British brand is sharing its first official information about its...


42% of Amazon Echo owners have bought extras

Alexa will understand the customer's speech, convert it to a directive, and send that directive to your skill adapter. This new integration with Amazon Echo ...


Kepler Discovers More Exoplanets / Scientists Classify Types of Planets

Of these, 30 are less than twice the size of Earth and orbiting within the so-called habitable zone of their star - not so close that water evaporates and not...


Wal-Mart will not bid against Amazon for Whole Foods

Walmart is already the biggest grocer in the United States, and its grocery sales account for more than half of its revenues. Breezing through the grocer's sto...


SpaceX successfully launches reused Falcon 9 rocket, recovers first stage

This will be SpaceX's second launch of a reused first stage rocket. "We have full confidence in the reused first stage", said Wendy Lewis, a spokeswoman f...


Trump doesn't want to be president, he wants to be communications director

Previously, the White House has held many off-camera briefings, but audio was always allowed to be transmitted. Press secretary Sean Spicer has said that th...


How IT should prep for Apple's public OS betas

Judging by the blue color when using an emoji (and the fact that orange is an entirely random color) we could see this changed before iOS 11 arrives this fall...


Mourners gather for funeral of student detained in N Korea

She finds some peace knowing he made it back to OH before he died Monday. Sen. Rob Portman , R-Ohio, speaks to the press before the funeral of Otto Warmbi...


Xbox One X vs. PS4 Pro Specs, Features

Touted as the " world's most powerful console ", the gaming beast allows players to enjoy their games in " true 4K " at high performance. Playing old Xbox ...


Tropical Storm Cindy comes ashore in southwest Louisiana

Cindy's maximum sustained winds had decreased to near 40 miles per hour with additional weakening expected, the U.S. The center predicts the storm will dimi...