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Microsoft to launch first Middle-East cloud data centres

The new cloud gaming division will be lead by Kareem Choudhry , a 20 year veteran of the company with ties to some of Microsoft's biggest services such as Outlook and Xbox. Further, in Germany, the new Cloud offering would complement the options alr...

NASA begins Mars 2020 spacecraft pre-launch assembly

He added that "the closest mission is very soon" and claimed that they are "planning to launch a mission to Mars in 2019". "Exploration of other planets, of the deep space may begin from there", Putin said. Russia's space agency, Roscosmos, and th...

Facebook Lite to launch in developed countries, including US

Originally launched in 2015, Facebook Lite was designed for markets where conditions make the full-featured app almost impossible to use. Facebook is finally bringing one of its most popular apps to the U.S. It could also be a good solution for...

RIP: Stephen Hawking's Most Inspiring Quotes Are More Relevant Than Ever

At a conference in France that year, Hawking gathered a few colleagues and angrily confronted Bekenstein. The disease would eventually paralyze him and lead to the inability to speak without a speech-generating device. But the observation didn'...

Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ boosts speed but keeps $35 price

All versions of the computer use low-power ARM chips, but the Model B+ ( See on Amazon ) gets an upgraded Broadcom-designed ARM chip. "The new product is built around BCM2837B0, an updated version of the 64-bit Broadcom application processor used i...

Xiaomi To Launch Redmi 5 In India Today

This is the same smartphone Xiaomi launched back in December 2017 in China with powerful hardware for a budget device. Earlier, Xiaomi during their previous sales of Redmi Note 5 (not Redmi 5 ), the brand announced that they will not fancy C...

The $199 Fitbit Versa Is "the Lightest Metal Smartwatch in the US"

It will be released in April. Fitbit claims it's made the lightest metal smartwatch sold on the United States market, and it's hard not to see some Pebble DNA in here. Since these bands aren't particularly great for sport, standard silicone bands a...

The Witchwood is Hearthstone's next expansion, adds a new single-player mode

Find out what else to expect from Hearthstone's Year of the Raven . Players can draw on an arsenal of new tricks, including the eerie new Echo keyword. More cards will be revealed starting with the 26th of March, when we will probably also get a...

Instagram, Snapchat Disable Giphy Integration Over Racist GIF

So it's unclear at this point in time if Snapchat will yank this feature if the test returns results that are not up to expectations. The decision was reportedly made after users noticed a racist GIF that appeared within the search function on both...

Samsung launches 2018 home appliance range

Even cooler, Samsung says it can mimic the wall behind the TV to blend into the decor. Like past year, Samsung is continuing the work it made with QLED technology , a quantum-dot refined generation of LED-backlit TVs where small crystals are us...

New $10 Bill Honouring Viola Desmond's Courage Is Here. And It's Vertical

It's a remarkable story. She boldly fought racial segregation when she refused to leave the "whites-only" section of the Roseland Film Theatre in New Glasgow; a province of Nova Scotia. Apart from being an activist, Desmond was also a beautician and ...

No Vote On Pension Bill As Teachers, State Workers Protest

The changes could save taxpayers around $3.2 billion over the next 20 years, according to a state-hired consulting firm. "This fight is not over, it is far from over", Jones said . "I'm going to review the bill line by line, and the group that I'm...

Officials respond to report of active shooting, hostage situation at veterans home

The man, according to KTVU , took three hostages. "I don't have any idea what his motivation is". Marc Rensburger, a spokesman with the California Highway Patrol said that an individual with a gun was holding three hostages inside one of the bui...

Galaxy S9 Available in S

Jeff Johnson, an analyst at Arthur Wood Research, wrote in a note sent to customers that the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus preorders for are disappointing. The first of the many phones will be the Samsung flagship The Galaxy Note 8 . Samsung ...

NASA to take people's names to the sun

Thomas Zurbuchen is the associate administrator for the Science Mission Directorate at NASA Headquarters in Washington . The mission will also look for reasons that drive the powerful solar winds and the energetic particles which come out with it....

Lenovo S5 smartphone most likely to launch this month

The purported device's teasers have also suggested the smartphone packing a large battery. In his Weibo teaser post, Cheng also reveals that the new smartphone is to be officially announced on March 20. In the series of new smartphones, just last...

'Creepy' and 'Evil': Amazon's Alexa Is Laughing at Users

In a statement to The Verge , Amazon confirmed that it is aware of the reports and that it is working on a fix. Streaming music through Deezer on Alexa devices is starting to roll out to users from today, though this will be a gradual roll...

Toyota Supra Returns As A Racing Concept At Geneva

Toyota hasn't revealed what's under the hood, but we may not have to wait to long to see it. Toyota says the "90" racing number alludes to the Supra's codename and is confirmation that a fifth-generation model is in the production pipeline.

Toxic Chinese space station in death spiral, could hit New Zealand

The space station has been falling in Earth's direction for months now. The constantly changing "weather" in space makes it hard to predict when the space station would crash-land on Earth. Aerospace stressed that even in the affected areas, the chan...

Nintendo Switch Playtime Records Deletes after a Year

After it became apparent to Nintendo that more than few people had this problem, they launched an update that seems to have fixed the problem the majority of console owners. A fun new online competitive mode called Luigi's Balloon World was recen...

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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...