• Mobile wins Open Signal test as speeds fall at Verizon, AT&T
Mobile wins Open Signal test as speeds fall at Verizon, AT&T

But the existing network infrastructure needs to cope with that extra demand, so while everyone gets more data for a set price, their mobile speeds have slowed due to congestion. Without even asking, it's safe to assume that most Verizon customers would prefer to have unlimited data at 15Mbps than 5GBs of data at 17Mbps. So they are saying that T...

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  • IBM Smashes Data Storage Record
IBM Smashes Data Storage Record

The areal density demonstration announced today represents a potential increase in capacity of 165,000,000 times compared with IBM's first tape drive product. The new development manifests the potential of doubling tape storage capacity nearly every two years and assuring that tape won't go out fashion for the decade, according to Dr.

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  • Windows 10 will get eye-tracking support to aid people with disabilities
Windows 10 will get eye-tracking support to aid people with disabilities

As the name suggests, Eye Control gives users the ability to control and interact with Windows 10 using eye movements - something which is incredibly useful for anyone with limited movement. The new Eye Control feature will allow such users greater power over their lives by enabling them to direct their wheelchairs, talk and perform other daily t...

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  • You can now use PayPal through Skype's mobile app
You can now use PayPal through Skype's mobile app

Microsoft owns Skype , and the company says that users will need to be on the latest app version to use the PayPal feature. This feature eliminates the use of a separate banking or financial app when a Skype user is faced with the task of sending money to a friend or family member to reimburse or gift them for certain causes.

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  • Family: Myrtle Beach water gave woman flesh-eating bacteria
Family: Myrtle Beach water gave woman flesh-eating bacteria

In the post , Beal reported that her mother was in stable condition at University of North Carolina Medical Center in Chapel Hill after being airlifted and admitted to the intensive care unit there. An infection can ignite when one of those bacteria enter a wound, such as Fetterman's cut. A cluster of cases, including five deaths, happened among...

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  • New OnePlus 5 color teased in China
New OnePlus 5 color teased in China

In addition to the two existing versions of the OP5, an outline of another one is positioned in front of them. At this point in time, this "something new" that is also "coming soon" is still unknown, but speculations are rife that the company could be lining up a new color variant for this phone.

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  • Atlus announces rhythm games for Persona 5 and Persona 3
Atlus announces rhythm games for Persona 5 and Persona 3

We are very excited about Persona Q2 though, as we really liked the original when it was released on 3DS in 2014. According to the website , Persona Q2 will also be available on the handheld system. The title may change as we inch closer to the game's 2018 release. A Western release wasn't mentioned for any of the games, but given how well...

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  • Honda announces 19 per cent profit rise
Honda announces 19 per cent profit rise

Receive Honda Motor Company, Ltd. News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Honda Motor Company, Ltd. Consolidated profit for the fiscal first quarter attributable to owners of the parent amounted to 207.3 billion yen, an increase of 18.7% compared t...

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  • Joining Apple, Amazon's China Cloud Service Bows to Censors
Joining Apple, Amazon's China Cloud Service Bows to Censors

The law, already approved by the Duma, the lower house of parliament, will ban the use of virtual private networks ( VPNs ) and other technologies, known as anonymisers, that allow people to surf the web anonymously. Cook did concede, though, that heavy regulations can stifle innovation, saying that the company was "hopeful that over time the restr...

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  • Idris Elba Sings Google Translate Songs On 'The Tonight Show'
Idris Elba Sings Google Translate Songs On 'The Tonight Show'

He starts off with rapping " The Baby Escaped " (AKA " Baby Got Back " by Sir Mix-a-Lot). If you are ever bored and want to cheer yourself up - turn to Google Translate. "We create festivals inside the goodnight time". The one and only, Idris Elba , was on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon last night, discussing his role in Stephen King's Dark...

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  • NASA looking for someone to protect Earth from aliens
NASA looking for someone to protect Earth from aliens

However, the arduous work profile justifies the six figure salary. It is now in search of a "Planetary Protection Officer" who can protect Earth and its inhabitants from alien invasion. The pool's narrowed even more by a requirement for experience "planning, executing or overseeing elements of space programmes of national significance", as well a...

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  • Taco Bell giving away Xbox One X consoles to taco lovers
Taco Bell giving away Xbox One X consoles to taco lovers

All of the new controllers have been designed with the gamer in mind. Microsoft has just announced a partnership with Taco Bell which will see the two companies run a joint Xbox One X giveaway competition, starting August 31st. Next up is the Volcano Shadow Special Edition, this thing looks intense in the best of ways. Finally, there's the ...

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  • The Overwatch Summer Games event returns next week
The Overwatch Summer Games event returns next week

So, that means more Summer Games loot for everyone. Director Jeff Kaplan has graciously revealed the developer's update for the said video game and discussed what's going to take place in the upcoming event. This time around, Blizzard has made several changes to the hero's abilities for the mode. Replace those drifting, boosting cars with jum...

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  • Gold replica of lunar module stolen from USA museum
Gold replica of lunar module stolen from USA museum

The local police department are continuing with their investigation with help from the FBI. It should also be noted that the items from the exhibit were not centrally featured at the museum . As Gutheinz explained, the museum was also home to a moon rock from the Apollo 11 mission that he believes could be smuggled out of the country, authentica...

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  • Amazon Prime Video secures United Kingdom contract for ATP World Tour from 2019
Amazon Prime Video secures United Kingdom contract for ATP World Tour from 2019

The contract includes the ATP World Tour Masters 1000 and Masters 500 events around the world. United Kingdom business news sources have reported that Sky Sports governance bid significantly lower than Amazon, knowing that the 'ATP would reject its broadcast renewal '.

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  • Facebook Video Chat Device Will Be Its First Major Hardware Project
Facebook Video Chat Device Will Be Its First Major Hardware Project

A video chat device could make sense for Facebook in a number of ways, including as a way to lower the friction of video chat to make it accessible to a broad user base, rather than making it an additional service that requires logins and apps on platforms designed for general goal use.

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  • Tillerson to visit Southeast Asia, discuss N. Korea
Tillerson to visit Southeast Asia, discuss N. Korea

Tillerson pressed the idea that the United States would like "to sit and have a dialogue about the future that will give them the future they seek and the future economic prosperity for North Korea but that will then promote economic prosperity throughout northeast Asia", without mentioning the US's goals in the dialogue.

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  • Amazon Echo can be turned into a spying device, security researchers reveal
Amazon Echo can be turned into a spying device, security researchers reveal

Until now Fire TV users had to use the voice enabled remote to control the streaming service using just their voice, but the update will now allow users to control the service from anywhere in the room via their Echo speaker . On the remote device we receive the raw microphone audio, sample the data and either save it as a wav file or play it out ...

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  • Apple sales boosted by services growth
Apple sales boosted by services growth

Henderson Group PLC's holdings in Apple were worth $716,216,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Glacier Peak Capital LLC bought a new position in shares of Apple during the fourth quarter worth approximately $127,000. Local competitors such as Huawei and Xiaomi have pressured Apple's market share, while Apple has added executives and b...

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  • Welsh regions joined by new teams in Pro14
Welsh regions joined by new teams in Pro14

Griffiths, a leading figure in South African sport before revolutionising Saracens from 2008 to 2015, revealed extensive talks between Premiership Rugby and South Africa officials have taken place and reckons a new North-South axis could follow.

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