• Apple Losing Share of Smartphone Market in China
Apple Losing Share of Smartphone Market in China

A research study has found out that domestic companies like Huawei, Oppo, Vivo and Xiaomi dominate Chinese smartphone market that contributes to nearly 30 percent of the global smartphone volumes. "Huawei and Xiaomi have strong online brands, and are now rapidly growing their offline channels". Huawei shipped more than 23 million smartphones in t...

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  • Facebook Live now supports 4K streaming for 360-degree video
Facebook Live now supports 4K streaming for 360-degree video

The 4K streaming support is probably the single most notable new improvement of these updates though. What's rather unique here is the ability to watch more than old videos that have been recorded and uploaded in 360 degree vision. Facebook is also including a "donate" feature for their live video platform so that users who post videos for ...

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  • Kaspersky Lab Released Free Antivirus Software Universally
Kaspersky Lab Released Free Antivirus Software Universally

Privately held Kaspersky said its USA revenue, most of which comes from selling anti-virus software to consumers and small businesses, slipped from $164 million in 2014 to about $156 million in 2016. Russia, Ukraine, Belorussia, China, Finland, Sweden, Norway, and Denmark already have the free software available after participating in the company's...

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  • House Committee Wants Tech CEOs to Testify Over Internet Access Rules
House Committee Wants Tech CEOs to Testify Over Internet Access Rules

The Trump administration is looking to toss out current rules that bar Internet service providers from blocking or slowing down web traffic or from charging companies like YouTube and Netflix for faster delivery, Recode reports. A hearing would allow tech executives to formally weigh in on F.C.C. chair Ajit Pai's controversial plans to roll back ...

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  • Sperm Counts Have Dropped More Than 50 Percent in Western Countries
Sperm Counts Have Dropped More Than 50 Percent in Western Countries

By conducting a meta-analysis of 185 studies published between 1973 and 2011, researchers from the Hebrew University-Hadassah Braun School of Public Health and Community Medicine and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai documented a 52.4 per cent decline in sperm concentration, and a 59.3 per cent decline in total sperm count among men...

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  • NASA aims to cut flight times with supersonic technology
NASA aims to cut flight times with supersonic technology

Sonic booms typically occur once a plane pushes beyond 660 miles per hour and breaks the sound barrier, causing disturbances all the way down on the ground below. There's $390 million up for grabs to make and test a demo. The agency claims that it should be able to cut the 6-hour flight time from NY to Los Angeles to 3 hours.

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  • LG Investing In OLED Production Significantly To Win iPhone Orders
LG Investing In OLED Production Significantly To Win iPhone Orders

Fairview Capital Investment Management LLC increased its position in shares of Apple by 2.7% in the fourth quarter . If revenue guidance is on the low-end, that would suggest Apple doesn't expect the iPhone 8 to be in customer hands before October.

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  • Texas House Passes Bathroom Bill Despite Business Opposition
Texas House Passes Bathroom Bill Despite Business Opposition

The process for updating one's birth certificate is hard in Texas , and it is estimated that a majority of transgender people in that state do not have an updated birth certificate. North Carolina suffered boycotts and lost jobs when corporations canceled expansions there after the state passed a similar bill. The Texas Business Association and ...

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  • Xbox Games with Gold August Lineup Announced
Xbox Games with Gold August Lineup Announced

Many sites are covering up info about free games that are considered to be only a leak or rumor. Your goal? To raise slime and become rich. Slime Rancher will be yours to claim throughout the entire month of August-just make sure you download it before the 31st.

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  • Roomba vacuum maker iRobot betting big on the 'smart' home
Roomba vacuum maker iRobot betting big on the 'smart' home

Whether they be cameras, smart lamps or security devices, there is no telling how much of your home will consist of smart devices in the future, and iRobot believes its cleaning robot can provide key information to tech giants in order to improve your home.

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  • Toyota's 2022 EV to pack fast-charging, solid-state batteries
Toyota's 2022 EV to pack fast-charging, solid-state batteries

The new car's long range (a specific number wasn't quoted in either report) and remarkably quick charging time will reportedly be achieved by using solid-state batteries . The lack of acids in such batteries is expected to bring their manufacturing costs down considerably once the technology is ramped up to production levels, also eliminating the ...

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  • Xbox One X Pre-Orders Should Go Live Soon
Xbox One X Pre-Orders Should Go Live Soon

In addition, the "Deluxe Party Edition" will offer early access and provide extra content to players. Some of these items include the Tiki bar with a flaming design element, animal hats for Sims, as well as several outfits flawless for special celebrations.

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  • Facebook Smart Speaker With Touchscreen In The Works Says Rumor
Facebook Smart Speaker With Touchscreen In The Works Says Rumor

The device has already begun small volume of pilot production at Pegatron's plants in China. The product will be released in 2018 and Pegatron Technology is the manufacturer, according to the report. The device was also coyly described as functioning as a phone or a smart speaker. Facebook wants to allow people to type at 100 words per minute t...

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  • 'Lost Sphear' Hits PC, PS4, Nintendo Switch On January 23
'Lost Sphear' Hits PC, PS4, Nintendo Switch On January 23

Square Enix's big games have largely shifted away from its classic combat and medieval fantasy motifs, which has left fans of the form pining for quality titles. We now have an exact release date, and Lost Sphear will be arriving in January for North America. This armor serves a dual goal as enhanced in-battle weaponry and tools you can use in ce...

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  • Google adds SOS alert capabilities to Search and Maps
Google adds SOS alert capabilities to Search and Maps

The feature is called 'SOS alerts, ' and it's being rolled out today. According to Google, alerts will include maps , top stories about the crisis, and local information from authorities when available. Maps will also display real-time updates like road closures and transit updates. But that also means Google's teams will have to pick and choose ...

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  • Bharti Airtel's Q1 net profit drops 75 per cent
Bharti Airtel's Q1 net profit drops 75 per cent

Vodafone is at #3 with 36.5 Mbps average peak speed. As per the report by OpenSignal , Airtel's average peak speed test was 56.6 Mbps, which is 5 times faster than its average 4G download test of 11.5 Mbps. "Jio's 4G handset is likely to quickly replace 2G handsets in rural areas, where smartphones had previously been out of reach for many cu...

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  • 61% of drone owners welcome United Kingdom government regulation plans
61% of drone owners welcome United Kingdom government regulation plans

This is because in the past we have seen how some drone owners have used their drones to hinder the efforts of firefighters, or have used their drones to invade the privacy of people in their own property, so by introducing a registration program, it makes drone owners more accountable, and the lessons will help them learn how not to be a hindrance...

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  • Elon Musk Slams Mark Zuckerberg's 'Limited' Understanding of AI
Elon Musk Slams Mark Zuckerberg's 'Limited' Understanding of AI

Elon Musk has responded to criticisms leveled at him by Mark Zuckerberg , with the pair of billionaires having now publicly called each other out over their differing perspectives on the burgeoning threat of artificial intelligence. The satellite was part of Facebook's Internet.org global connectivity program. Zuck's view is more optimistic. ...

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  • Mac malware went undetected for years, spied on everyday users
Mac malware went undetected for years, spied on everyday users

Although Wardle does nothing more than observe the IP address and username of the Mac which is connected to the server, he has the ability to use the malware to spy on users who are not aware that they have the virus. American Apple Mac computers have been hacked with FruitFly malware, Forbes reports. Apple did not respond to CNET's request f...

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  • BioWare Pairs Up With Edmonton Farm To Create Anthem Corn Maze
BioWare Pairs Up With Edmonton Farm To Create Anthem Corn Maze

Jesse Kraay, owner and proprieter of the corn maze, just about manages to convince me he honestly isn't sure what's going on, and I respect that. BioWare is a local company known worldwide for video games like the Mass Effect and Dragon Age series.

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