• Qualcomm accuses tech lobby of 'misdirecting' United States trade body
Qualcomm accuses tech lobby of 'misdirecting' United States trade body

Apple and Qualcomm have been going at it since January, when Apple sued Qualcomm in the states, asking to pay less for using Qualcomm's tech. A ban on importing the phones would not hurt competition in the long term, Qualcomm argued. Apple may have found a new ally in its legal fall-out with Qualcomm. Intel has come up with a strong acquisiti...

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  • Facebook acquires Source3 to combat video piracy
Facebook acquires Source3 to combat video piracy

Facebook is now on a mission to establish itself as the No. 1 destination for creating and sharing video content, and to do that it needs to ensure content creators can be paid. Recode , citing the Source3 website, was the first publication to report on the acquisition. Facebook's acquisition of Source3 comes at a time when the social n...

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  • HTC U11 Sapphire Blue to go on pre-order in India
HTC U11 Sapphire Blue to go on pre-order in India

The HTC U11 runs on Android 7.1 Nougat with the company's HTC Sense skin on top. HTC has a hard act to follow up to the beautifully designed and masterfully crafted HTC U11 , the sapphire blue variant of which was released today . The "squeeze" feature can be customised for whatever action user prefer. Further, the phone also comes with IP6...

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  • Apple just dropped iOS 11 beta 4 for developers
Apple just dropped iOS 11 beta 4 for developers

As shown above, the changes to Notes, Contacts, and Reminders within iOS 11 beta 4 aren't the biggest however differ from the ones released with iOS 7 onwards. The update also comes with a range of other updates. The new feature will automatically disable "Auto join" for a specific network if it notices that the speed or reliability is insufficie...

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  • Thinking of watching the total eclipse? Pack your safety glasses
Thinking of watching the total eclipse? Pack your safety glasses

These are American Paper Optics, Baader Planetarium (AstroSolar Silver/Gold film only), Rainbow Symphony, Thousand Oaks Optical, and TSE 17. More than 300 million people in the United States potentially could directly view the August 21 total solar eclipse , and NASA wants everyone who will witness this celestial phenomenon to do so safely.

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  • New Evidence of Water on Moon
New Evidence of Water on Moon

Their findings confirmed the presence of significant amounts of water in volcanic deposits on the surface of the moon. "That is, most of the mantle of the moon may be 'wet'". CNN- There may be water - a good bit of it - deep inside the moon, scientists at Brown University say. "The amount of water in a given glass bead is not very much, but the s...

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  • Android O Developer Preview 4 Released, Final Version 'Coming Soon'
Android O Developer Preview 4 Released, Final Version 'Coming Soon'

As with all developer preview updates , we can not recommend that you install the Android O Developer Preview 4 on your smartphone or tablet if you are unwilling to deal with bugs. Of course, there's the little matter of Google's Pixel and Pixel XL sequels, which will certainly arrive packing Android O. Google describes this preview as a rel...

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  • Android O Developer Preview 4 update is now available
Android O Developer Preview 4 update is now available

It's been almost two months since Google last released a new Android O Developer Preview update, but today that drought is finally ending. So far, the name of the upcoming Android O has not yet been confirmed, but with Google saying that the final release will happen "later this summer" it won't be long before we find out the exact name of ...

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  • Dying Light Developer Techland Discusses the Upcoming Year of Free DLC
Dying Light Developer Techland Discusses the Upcoming Year of Free DLC

Techland announced that Dying Light , the fast-paced and zombie-filled action game it released in January 2015, will receive 10 free expansions over the next 12 months. Although the game is a few years old now, it is still managing to pull in half a million players a week according to the announcement trailer released last Friday (21st of July).

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  • Overcooked: Special Edition Launches on Nintendo Switch This Week
Overcooked: Special Edition Launches on Nintendo Switch This Week

If you're late to the party, Overcooked! is an award-winning multiplayer game that tasks you and your friends with staying in control of varied, chaotic kitchen sets, serving freakish patrons all kinds of delicious food. Overcooked includes a campaign mode that can be played solo, as well as local cooperative play for up to four players and a ve...

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  • WebMD Agrees To $2.8 Billion Buyout By KKR
WebMD Agrees To $2.8 Billion Buyout By KKR

Private equity giant KKR is said to be in acquisition talks with medical site WebMD , according to a report from Reuters on Sunday . The deal, approved by the WebMD board, is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2017. The company's P/E ratio is 28.79 and market capitalization is 2.00B. TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: "Parametric Portfoli...

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  • Phil Spencer on Xbox One X Pre-Orders:
Phil Spencer on Xbox One X Pre-Orders: "Won't Be Much Longer"

Xbox head Phil Spencer recently revealed that the console's delay rumors are false and now Spencer has revealed that the pre-orders will start soon. It is also created to stand vertically. Spencer has also confirmed that Microsoft will "show off more" of the Crackdown during the Gamescom event running from August 22 through 26in Cologne, Germa...

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  • Google Pixel 2 to pack Qualcomm Snapdragon 836 chipset
Google Pixel 2 to pack Qualcomm Snapdragon 836 chipset

Those chipsets are are Snapdragon 840 and Snapdragon 845, we are expecting them in early 2018 with the Galaxy S9 and other flagship devices. However, a new report this week tells us a different story. Expected design of Pixel 2 . But, a few contradicting reports have surfaced lately, suggesting that the device could instead pack the current Qu...

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  • Reliance Jio plans to give out free Wi-fi in Government colleges
Reliance Jio plans to give out free Wi-fi in Government colleges

Significantly, even the HRD ministry's proposal to provide free Wi-Fi to central universities, which has been in the pipeline for quite some time, is also likely to take off this year. It will be available for all from September. Jio also announced NFC payment feature on the phone using which you will be able to link your bank account with the ap...

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  • Sensing Weakness, Uber's Asian Rivals Make $2.5 Billion Play
Sensing Weakness, Uber's Asian Rivals Make $2.5 Billion Play

Grab competes with the likes of Uber , the world's largest ride-hailing service, and Indonesia's Go-Jek in Southeast Asia, which is fast becoming a battleground for startups vying for the attention of about 600 million people. The companies eventually formed a global anti-Uber alliance with their ride-sharing counterparts Lyft and Ola. "Starting...

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  • Senate in State of Confusion Over Health Care
Senate in State of Confusion Over Health Care

This isn't for lack of effort. The CBO also found similar effects from the new bill on insurance premiums , which are projected to end up in 2020 being 30 percent lower for individual health plans than would be the case under current Obamacare law.

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  • Android version of Motion Stills is far inferior to the iOS version
Android version of Motion Stills is far inferior to the iOS version

For iOS users, this app was useful because of Live Photos, and it allowed people to stabilize or edit their photos. It then applies clever digital image stabilisation to produce smooth animated GIFs and videos which can be shared separately from the original image.

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  • Unsafe eclipse glasses in circulation
Unsafe eclipse glasses in circulation

A total solar eclipse , which is when the Moon completely covers the Sun, will occur across 14 states in the continental U.S. on August 21, along a 112 km-wide swath of the country. NASA also warns that citizens should not use old glasses, as they become unsafe after three years. In addition, the space agency has coordinated with medical and sci...

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  • YouTube Video Editor and Photo slideshows to close September 20
YouTube Video Editor and Photo slideshows to close September 20

The changes won't happen until September 20 , so if you still rely on YouTube to edit your videos, you'll have a bit of time before you have to find a new service. Those videos already published with Video Editor or Photos slideshows will be unaffected. You can download your own videos from YouTube in 720p or use Google Takeout to retr...

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  • Deformed Martian Moon Photobombs Mars
Deformed Martian Moon Photobombs Mars

The red planet also plays host to Deimos, another small moon, as well as multiple orbiters - like NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter and the European Space Agency's Mars Express probe - that circle the world daily. According to planetary researchers, Phobos draws nearer to Mars by about 6.5 feet every hundred years. In 1971, NASA's Mariner 9 be...

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