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Chips are up for Intel despite media Meltdown over Spectre

During the conference call, the exec said that Intel has "assigned some of our very best minds" to work on "silicon-based" changes that will provide built-in protections against Meltdown and Spectre. Revenue from its data center group, which enjoys ...

European Union court rejects Facebook class action suit by privacy activist

Facebook, which runs its European Union services in Ireland, had argued that Austrian courts did not have jurisdiction over its Irish operations, and that Schrems was a "professional" user and therefore not covered by consumer protection provisions.

Chrome Now Lets You Mute Noisy Sites Forever: Here's How

For starters, Google now lets you mute reminder ads . Under Ad Settings , a new tabbed interface displays the ones now being targeted to you, as well as those that you've muted. Other features in Chrome 64 include a more powerful pop-up blocker, ...

Sea of Thieves Team Working to Address Closed Beta Error

Over on Sea of Thieves' official forums (via IGN ), players can submit their ideas for an achievement during the closed beta's duration. According to a later tweet , that issue should now be resolved - 12 hours ago, the team said that "the remain...

Trump's 'shithole' remark, a wake-up call for Africa - Museveni

Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) said that he did. "You can't survive if you are weak. I don't know if he's misquoted or whatever, but when he speaks I like him because he speaks frankly". "Integration is about the future of our people", President Museveni inten...

Google I/O 2018 teasing games begin with possible Android Pineapple Cake hint

At a time when Google is looking for a name for the version of Android that is to follow Oreo. Google will certainly share more as the date approaches, but for now, you can dig inside the company's headquarters for some adventurous fun.

Microsoft Will Soon Let Users See What Telemetry Windows 10 Collects

However, the Diagnostic Data Viewer tool's feature set doesn't now seem to allow this same level of control, which isn't much of a step beyond the company's current position on the matter. The viewer is organized using the same core categories. Q...

A rare treat next week: Blue supermoon, lunar eclipse

This shadow covers the entire moon and causes a total lunar eclipse. January 31, 2018: Total eclipse. Each year there are two to five eclipses, most of which are not total. During the January 31 lunar eclipse, astronomers will point thermal camer...

New Microsoft Games Will Hit Xbox Game Pass on Release Day

Microsoft has several exclusive first-party games in the pipeline this year including Sea of Thieves , Crackdown 3 and State of Decay 2 , and all of them will be available via Xbox Games Pass on launch day. Xbox Game Pass may have just becom...

Google Lunar XPRIZE competition to end without a victor

The Google Lunar XPrize was announced in 2007 with 2012 as the initial deadline. The Google Lunar Xprize competition will end on a boring note as it was revealed on Tuesday that no team would meet the proposed March 31, 2018 launch deadline...

Range Rover announces snazzy coupé model

Whether it's a true two-door or not, the Range Rover SV Coupe will definitely be exclusive. While the wood covered centre console with metallic trim runs the length of the cabin, the front seats sit in white and the rear passengers sit in dark na...

'God of War' release date announced

Taking place after the events of the original trilogy, God of War follows Kratos as he attempts to raise his son Atreus . The mighty Kratos journeys with his son in a new cinematic trailer for Sony's upcoming Playstation 4 exclusive, Go...

13-inch MacBook tipped to finally axe MacBook Air in 2018

The report claims General Interface Solution (GIS) is expected to ramp up production on LCD display orders for the new model. Apple's previous objective was to pitch the base variant of the new MacBook Pro as a potential MacBook Air upgrade.

Man Bites iPhone Battery Causing It to Explode!

Video of the inadvisable act surfaced on Chinese social media over the weekend. News outlets did note that the explosion "startled" many in the store - because, of course, a spontaneous explosion is going to startle people. I'm guessing we will se...

Reliance Jio Republic Day offer vs Airtel's new data plans

Reliance Jio Republic Day offer has been announced, giving Jio Prime subscribers up to 50% more 4G data and a flat discount of Rs. 50 on all plans. Bharti Airtel had recently introduced Rs 399 plan offering unlimited calls and 1GB 4G data daily w...

Facebook admits social media is bad for democracy, sometimes

This is a marked change in tone from the week of the 2016 election, when Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said it's a "pretty insane idea" that fake news could have influenced the poll. And if people are given the task of judging which outlets they f...

Intel urges halt to installing its Meltdown/Spectre patches

There is no good news out of this today, the difficulty a widespread attack is high but a targeted attack; not so much. "They may introduce higher than expected reboots and other unpredictable system behavior", Intel data center group executive v...

IN remains only state to regulate temperature of beer sold

The unamended bill will be available for passage by the full Senate Monday. " The Indiana Association of Beverage Retailers applaud the Senate Public Policy Committee for rightly rejecting the misguided expansion of the sale of cold beer for carry-...

Much warmer this weekend after stretch of brutal cold

That high pressure will also usher in some warmer air. Overnight lows will be back above freezing with the help of southwesterly winds up to 13 miles per hour und partly cloudy skies. Temps have warmed some 5-7 degrees over the last 24hrs.expect a ...

`Text bomb´ bug can crash Apple's iPhone by text?

Apple's response, apparently, was to get the code yanked from the internet , but that's, at best, a short-term solution. The link redirects the reader to a page stored on GitHub , and the page makes your phone go through a long string of informa...

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Ubisoft delays Skull and Bones, but The Division 2 is coming

Once the game releases, Ubisoft promises to remain dedicated to the players' wants and desires for the title in an effort to offer "a lot of content at launch and to be ready to ...

Elon Musk's Boring Company reveals exciting ambitions

Joining him on stage was Steve Davis, a top executive at Musk's aptly named underground transit venture, the Boring Company . Half-joking that he was late because of heavy traffic...

The next feature update for Xbox One is available for everyone now

There are also better parental controls with a Details page in the setting. The company has already stated that their main concern is focusing on their console services more than ...

Astroboffins find most distant source of oxygen in the universe

These findings have been published on Wednesday in the journal Nature . The most likely explanation for the presence of oxygen is that it was cooked up in earlier generations ...

RED's Hydrogen One will be available at AT&T and Verizon this summer

But when it does, the camera-centric smartphone equipped with a holographic display will be available from a couple major wireless carriers. AT&T has only said the smartphone w...

PayPal Acquires iZettle, A Rival Of Square, Shopify, PagSeguro

The startup has been compared to Square , a payments platform co-founded by Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey that made it easy to take credit card payments using smartphone...

Tesla confirms Utah driver engaged autopilot functions before slamming into firetruck

The driver had previously told police that she had engaged the autopilot and was "looking at her phone prior to the collision". The NHTSA and the National Transportation Safety...

EA And DICE Hint 10 Things About Battlefield 2018

It has to be, right? The teaser site was discovered in a " Battlefield 1" Easter Egg, and the game's official Twitter account has now been linked to the recently discovered " ...

Microsoft Panning to Launch low-priced Surface tablets to Challenge Apple

The report also claims that the Microsoft tablets will be 20% lighter than the Apple counterparts. The current Surface Pro can last 13.5 hours on a single charge, according...

The Crew 2 Beta Starts May 31st

The Crew 2 is due out for PlayStation 4 , Xbox One, and PC on June 29. Pre-loading will begin on May 29 for all players that qualify, so you can be ready to go once the beta st...

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NES Classic Edition to return to stores in June

NES Classic Edition to return to stores in June

Now we know the release date for the Nintendo NES Classic Edition in Canada and the United States of America , as the units will hit retailers on June 29, 2018. The retro NES conso...

Ozone-Eating Chemical Emissions Rising Despite Ban

Ozone-Eating Chemical Emissions Rising Despite Ban

While the source of the causative chemical, trichlorofluoromethane (CFC-11) is yet unknown, the finding is likely to trigger a global investigation to determine exactly where it is...

Apple seeks $1.5 billion from Samsung in lawsuit

Apple seeks $1.5 billion from Samsung in lawsuit

Apple is " seeking profits on the entire phone", explained Samsung lawyer John Quinn, reports Bloomberg . Samsung's laser focus on breaking down the three patents was evide...

Google announces YouTube Music and YouTube Premium

Google announces YouTube Music and YouTube Premium

The YouTube Music signup page has been opened up for interested parties with a Google or Gmail email address can add their details. YouTube Premium will replace the YouTub...

Samsung introduces two new color variants of Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus

Samsung introduces two new color variants of Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus

Red seems to be the smartphone color of spring. Samsung said the gold edition will also be sold in large markets such as Australia, Chile, Germany and Russian Federation , with...

OnePlus 6 Launch in India Today

OnePlus 6 Launch in India Today

That said, the OnePlus 6 is an excellent phone because of the Android P. You will be able to work with a wide range of features. OnePlus is far from the first phone maker t...

Metro Exodus release pushed to 2019

Metro Exodus release pushed to 2019

The exact date has yet to be announced . The news comes via the latest financial earnings report from Deep Silver's new parent company, THQ Nordic . According to the announce...

Fast Growing Mega Black Hole Discovered by Researchers

Fast Growing Mega Black Hole Discovered by Researchers

However, the supermassive black hole is at a distance of 12 billion light-years, meaning that what the astronomers saw happened 12 billion years ago. Dr Wolf said as these kinds ...

Tesla just registered a new electric auto firm in China

Tesla just registered a new electric auto firm in China

The licence, dated May 10, allows Tesla to conduct R&D on electric cars , auto parts, batteries and solar panel products. Tesla , the biggest-selling electric carmaker in the...