• Los Angeles agrees to host 2028 Olympics; 2024 to Paris
Los Angeles agrees to host 2028 Olympics; 2024 to Paris

The IOC will ratify the L.A. -Paris agreement September 13 in Lima, Peru. Paris had remained insistent on hosting in 2024, on the 100th anniversary of the city's 1924 Olympics. But the decision was confirmed in almost simultaneous statements issued hours earlier by the IOC in Zurich and the Los Angeles Olympic bid committee in Los Angeles.

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  • Sony & IBM take tape storage into uncharted areas
Sony & IBM take tape storage into uncharted areas

In order, to achieve the 201 gigabits per square inch, for researchers IBM researchers had developed several new techniques. Tape storage is now the most secure, energy efficient and cost-effective solution for storing enormous amounts of back-up and archival data, as well as for new applications such as Big Data and cloud computing.

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  • IPhone 8 Facial Recognition Tech Tipped To Work With Apple Pay
IPhone 8 Facial Recognition Tech Tipped To Work With Apple Pay

Samsung's Galaxy S8 featured the same kind of technology and it was easily fooled by a photo . Perhaps Apple will simply make it optional for users. This feature, reportedly, is will enable the device to detect specific scene and optimise the setting for better pictures.

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  • Motorola inaugurates exclusive stores in India to strengthen its retail presence
Motorola inaugurates exclusive stores in India to strengthen its retail presence

If you choose the offer type as Prime Exclusive, you will only get Iron Gray color variant while the Standard Version is available in both Fine Gold and Iron Gray colors. It runs on the Android Nougat operating system, just like the G5S. The Moto G5S is powered by the Snapdragon 430 processor paired with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of expandable st...

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  • Samsung launches a new flip phone, and it's actually gorgeous
Samsung launches a new flip phone, and it's actually gorgeous

It now has another lease on life with the new Samsung SM-G9298 aka Leader 8. This high-end Android flip phone is made of Aviation-Grade Aluminum and comes with two 4.2-inch 1920x1080 Super AMOLED displays on the outside as well as on the inside.

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  • Huawei Becoming A Tough Competitor For Apple
Huawei Becoming A Tough Competitor For Apple

Huawei shipped 38 million devices during this past quarter, and this means that the company saw a year-over-year growth of 20% compared to Q2 2016. According to the latest data out of the IDC , smartphone vendors shipped a total of 341.6 million smartphones worldwide in the second quarter of 2017, a 1.3% decline on the 346.1 million units shippe...

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  • Apple shares peak on iPhone sales
Apple shares peak on iPhone sales

The tech giant unveiled strong quarter four forecasts, spanning July to September, which suggests that the new iPhone will be released on time. "With the refresh of nearly our entire Mac lineup in June, we're off to a great start for the back-to-school season", Cook said during the earnings call .

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  • Apple sees first rise in iPad sales since 2013
Apple sees first rise in iPad sales since 2013

Services revenue of $7.27 billion grew by a strong 22% YoY and beat our $7.04 billion estimate. However, numbers were down on the last quarter - revenues by 14.2 per cent, and profits by 21 per cent - seemingly due to decreasing demand for the latest iPhone models, the 7 and 7 Plus, launched last September.

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  • LG V30 may ditch the secondary screen for a
LG V30 may ditch the secondary screen for a "floating bar"

Since this is going to be the first time that LG will be transitioning to an OLED panel to a smartphone, the manufacturer will apply all of its knowledge and expertise it has gained by incorporating the use of such a display on television sets.

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  • Facebook News Feed To Now Rank Faster Loading Web Pages Higher
Facebook News Feed To Now Rank Faster Loading Web Pages Higher

The company points to a post on best practices for making faster loading websites. The Instant Article format was created to make reading news stories via Facebook a better experience for mobile users. If signals indicate the webpage will load quickly, the link to that webpage might appear higher in your feed. Dear media companies and other...

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  • This month's FREE Playstation games
This month's FREE Playstation games

When it comes to PS4 hacking, there is no security exploit that has been found yet, but some hackers have managed to use a small exploit in the game sharing feature of PS4 to copy and share games across multiple different systems. It's the sixth best-selling console of all time, behind the PS2 (about 155 million consoles), original PlayStation ...

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  • Apple's 2nd-quarter revenue and profit top expectations, please investors
Apple's 2nd-quarter revenue and profit top expectations, please investors

Analysts thought that consumers would wait for the highly anticipated iPhone 8 before they upgraded. Tim Cook doesn't want to talk about Donald Trump saying Apple is building three factories in the U.S. In a research note reviewing today's Apple earnings announcement , Drexel Hamilton analyst Brian White reiterated a Buy rating on App...

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  • Iron Financial Has Decreased Apple (AAPL) Stake; Cabot (CBT) Has 0.97 Sentiment
Iron Financial Has Decreased Apple (AAPL) Stake; Cabot (CBT) Has 0.97 Sentiment

Apple Inc now has $815.91 billion valuation. The stock declined 0.79% or $1.18 reaching $148.32 per share. About 17.86 million shares traded. Over the past 2 quarters, Apple Inc. Omnicell, Inc. provides automation and business analytics software solutions for patient-centric medication and supply management across the entire healthcare continuum...

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  • Rockstar Sued Over Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Psychic Character Likeness
Rockstar Sued Over Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Psychic Character Likeness

They also claim that Rockstar have made over $500m by exploiting Miss Cleo's persona and that they even hired the same actress to voice Auntie Poulet that has also played Miss Cleo in the past. Either way, it'll likely be a few more months before the Grand Theft Auto: Vice City lawsuit is resolved, and hopefully it'll be resolved in Rocks...

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  • Plex brings Live TV functionality to Android and Apple TV
Plex brings Live TV functionality to Android and Apple TV

Which is exactly what Plex has now confirmed in today's announcement. The Live TV Broadcast and DVR support made the new Plex a plenty featured app. Sure, there were already ways to do so using multiple apps and smart TV functions, but putting them all together under one roof is nice for households who regularly view both online and offline content...

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  • The Instagram Users With The Most Watched Stories Might Surprise You
The Instagram Users With The Most Watched Stories Might Surprise You

The Facebook unit is especially enthused about Stories' popularity among younger users. Instagram cofounder Mike Krieger responded to criticism surrounding Stories in an interview in New York City on Tuesday. Are you one of the 250 million people who are using Instagram Stories daily? When it comes to filters, Puppy ears are the most popula...

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  • Apple shares soar thanks to enterprise iPad traction
Apple shares soar thanks to enterprise iPad traction

Barclays thinks the super cycle is just hype, and that the next iPhone won't sell as many iPhones as analysts the rest of Wall Street is expecting. The iPhone 7 Plus also has a sharper display than the iPhone 7. Apple customers are increasingly finding value in the company's latest smartphones, rather than the prior-generation models. Apple...

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  • Apple iPad Sales Increased In Q3
Apple iPad Sales Increased In Q3

Even if the the next iPhone models start selling in September as usual, the biggest sales surge will fall out of Apple's current fiscal year into the holiday season at the earliest. A woman looks at the screen of her mobile phone in front of an Apple logo outside its store in Shanghai, China July 30, 2017. Apple reports the number of phones...

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  • ADL praises Google, YouTube for expanding efforts to combat extremism
ADL praises Google, YouTube for expanding efforts to combat extremism

Part of this strategy - outlined at the end of June - included partnering with the likes of Microsoft, Facebook and Twitter to accelerate efforts to nullify online extremism . It's also brought on more than a dozen different expert groups, will enforce tougher standards and has increased its role in creating counter-radicalization content, it ...

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  • Foxconn could triple USA investment to $30 bil
Foxconn could triple USA investment to $30 bil

The company has signed a deal with Wisconsin for a $10 billion display panel manufacturing plant. However, Senate Republican Leader Scott Fitzgerald (R-Juneau) said his members don't see a need to move forward with the $3 billion package until they know more about its potential effects.

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