• Twitter is cracking down on tweet bots that spread fake news
Twitter is cracking down on tweet bots that spread fake news

In January, we announced that as part of our Information Quality efforts we would be making changes to TweetDeck and the Twitter API to limit the ability of users to perform coordinated actions across multiple accounts. It's common knowledge that the site has become the breeding ground for bots or "computational propaganda", as coined by the Univ...

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  • Trump promotes arming teachers, but rejects active shooter drills
Trump promotes arming teachers, but rejects active shooter drills

The Republican ran off potential ideas for guarding schools, including bonuses for the between 10 percent and 40 percent of educators who he said could be granted concealed weapon permits. "They'd go for special training and they would be there and you would no longer have a gun-free zone", Trump said. "A ‘gun free school is a magnet for bad pe...

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  • Ferrari 488 Pista Preps for Geneva
Ferrari 488 Pista Preps for Geneva

No, we are not referring to the Indian nickname of Pistachio, rather, the Pista in this context refers to " track " in Italian. Get your orders in fast if you want to bag a Ferrari 488 Pista because they're going fast, and make sure you have at least AED1,000,000 handy.

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  • Android P will stop apps from spying on your camera, microphone
Android P will stop apps from spying on your camera, microphone

The new service is created to work across all of Google's products, not just Android, meaning we should start to see it as a payment option on desktop websites and Google Assistant soon. Google Pay has replaced Android Pay and still does everything the previous app did. If you look at the Google Pay app right now, you will notice it is very simil...

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  • Apple employees can't stop banging their heads against the walls
Apple employees can't stop banging their heads against the walls

If there's one common theme that runs through the whole building, however, it's the use of glass. MarketWatch asked Apple for comment on the issue and any mitigations it has sought to enact. Maybe Apple employees, and all of us, should all just stop focusing so much on our phones, stay present in the moment, and walk looking straight ahead.

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  • What Is Photos Companion? Microsoft's iOS App Quickly Transfers Photos To PC
What Is Photos Companion? Microsoft's iOS App Quickly Transfers Photos To PC

The tech giant has launched a new Photos Companion app for iOS and Android devices which has been in testing for some months. With the help of Photos Companion app on your Android or iOS devices, you just need to scan a code on your Windows 10 Photos app.

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  • The first details about Apple iOS 12
The first details about Apple iOS 12

If you're an iPad power user, I hope you got all of the multi-tasking features you were hoping for in iOS 11 . Reports by various outlets have drawn attention to the necessity of Apple going back to the basics and focus on what their iOS has always been known for: stability and performance.

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  • Reply is working on bringing Smart Reply to all messaging apps
Reply is working on bringing Smart Reply to all messaging apps

It was programmed to automatically guide instant replies to the emails on the basis of message context received by the particular user. Some of Google's apps like Hangouts let you quickly send a response right from its notification. Also, when a user gets an urgent message, Reply will ensure that the notification gets the user's attention even ...

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  • Check out the latest pics from Auto Expo 2018
Check out the latest pics from Auto Expo 2018

The government says all new vehicles sold in the country must be electric from 2030. The Tiago EV, the Tigor EV and the Racemo EV were also showcased as special Auto Expo edition. On the luxury front, German carmaker Mercedes-Benz displayed its Concept EQ, with the appearance of a sporty SUV, giving a preview of a new generation of vehicles wit...

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  • Amtrak needs to improve safety
Amtrak needs to improve safety

Sunday, after a manually-operated rail switch diverted the train from the main tracks onto a "siding" where the CSX train was parked, Sumwalt said. The installation of Positive Train Control - a GPS-based emergency-stop feature - left out of commission a signal at the SC switch yard where the commuter train hopped onto the wrong track and slamm...

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  • 2 dead, 116 injured as Amtrak, freight trains collide in SC
2 dead, 116 injured as Amtrak, freight trains collide in SC

In December, three people were killed when an Amtrak passenger train derailed in Washington state near the city of Tacoma, sending cars flying off a bridge and onto a busy interstate highway. The National Transportation Safety Board ( NTSB ) said it was investigating the incident. There were 8 crew members and approximately 139 passenger, wi...

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  • Though the delay, YouTube TV arrives on Apple TV
Though the delay, YouTube TV arrives on Apple TV

Alongside its newest expansion, Google has brought a few new features to YouTube Go to make improve the video watching experience in situations with uneven or poor connectivity. Google formally announced the availability via a tweet , telling Apple users to check the App Store, formally but rather quite vaguely confirming that the YouTube T...

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  • Lunar New Year to Begin February 8th
Lunar New Year to Begin February 8th

Naturally there will be plenty of seasonal cosmetics for you to seek to unlock with commemorative Lunar Loot Boxes returning, while Blizzard say that the event's Capture the Flag mode will be featured on a new map. Last year's lunar event starred Mei and ran from January 24 through February 13. This could very well lead into more themed Overw...

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  • Nintendo Switch Online service to release in September
Nintendo Switch Online service to release in September

Although Switch players have had no problem going online and engaging with other players worldwide, the console's online infrastructure is still missing key features, especially its monthly subscription plan thanks to a delay. Also, according to a recent Tweet from Takashi Mochizuki of The Wall Street Journal , Nintendo plans to bring "attra...

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  • Oreo-powered Galaxy S8 Active passes certification, update imminent?
Oreo-powered Galaxy S8 Active passes certification, update imminent?

The third device astarqlte is believed to be the Galaxy S9 Active, which should launch later this summer. The Galaxy S9 Active shouldn't come as a surprise considering Samsung has launched the Active variants of all its Galaxy S flagship models since 2013.

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  • Battle for Azeroth pre-purchase is live
Battle for Azeroth pre-purchase is live

Horde players can start leveling new Highmountain Tauren and Nightborne elf characters, while Alliance players can get a jump on leveling Lightforged Draenei and Void Elves . Ride proudly astride the Seabraid Stallion mount as you fight for the Alliance , or prove your allegiance to the Horde with the Gilded Ravasaur mount.

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  • Apple's iPhone SE 2 may not launch in Q2
Apple's iPhone SE 2 may not launch in Q2

This final point comes courtesy of today's Kantar report, and the research firm plotted the iPhone X to be among the three best-selling devices in Europe, Urban China, Japan, Australia and, of course, the United States. The OLED models, on the other hand, will feature a 6.0 to 6.1-inch screen and another with a 6.4 to 6.5-inch display. Kuo s...

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  • Lynyrd Skynyrd performing at Darien Lake for farewell tour
Lynyrd Skynyrd performing at Darien Lake for farewell tour

Tickets for the tour will go on presale through Live Nation beginning February 1. Original members Ronnie Van Zant , Bob Burns, Allen Collins, Gary Rossington , and Larry Junstrom formed the band in 1964, originally known as My Backyard, the band changed to its famous name in the early 1970s, and became popular in the Jacksonville, FL area, ...

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  • Apple Inc. (AAPL) Slashing iPhone X Production Amid Weak Demand
Apple Inc. (AAPL) Slashing iPhone X Production Amid Weak Demand

The drop follows lower-than-expected holiday sales for the premium iPhone. Ordering fewer units would leave Apple with as little stock as possible moving into the next quarter. It will start slowing production soon. There are indications that the original iPhone X could reach its end of life around mid-2018 and this effective means that new iPhone...

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  • IOS 11.3 code hints at incoming 'modern' iPad with Face ID
IOS 11.3 code hints at incoming 'modern' iPad with Face ID

More systems will join in the future. The health records will include information on immunizations, medications, allergies, vitals, lab results, procedures and conditions. Apple devices have a reputation for being hard to hack, Slotkin said . "It's hard to think about something more significant than health records", Williams said.

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  • February's Games with Gold features some free Wang
February's Games with Gold features some free Wang

Fallout 4 is free to play this weekend for Xbox Live Gold members. It will be available free from February 16 to March 15. First, Microsoft announced that all of the first-party exclusives releasing in the future would be coming to the service the day they debut.

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  • Evan Blass leaks Galaxy S9, S9+ official images
Evan Blass leaks Galaxy S9, S9+ official images

Both models will get the Super AMOLED screens with a diagonal of 5.8 and 6.2 inches. Syncing with the Mobile World Congress 2018 event in Spain, Samsung has chose to let their competitors know they are ready with the phone that should be worthy of 2018 and also sport a whole lot of features including a reportedly fingerprint scanner which will be...

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  • Speculation on newest iPhone models revealed
Speculation on newest iPhone models revealed

The replacements, which could arrive as early as this fall, may include an iPhone X Plus , created to offset concerns about screen size. However according to the numbers by market research firm Canalys , it has been estimated that Apple has managed to ship 29 million iPhone X units in Q4 2017.

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  • Samsung says it's still leading India market
Samsung says it's still leading India market

Both Canalys and Counterpoint Research have released their findings for the fourth quarter of past year, and they both agree that Xiaomi is now the number one smartphone manufacturer in India. Smartphone growth over the year might have been a bit slow at 6%, but the general economic factors of the country make it a very attractive propositi...

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  • New Snapchat replace to let customers share public 'Tales' outdoors the app
New Snapchat replace to let customers share public 'Tales' outdoors the app

Snapchat users will be able to press and hold on the tiles in Discover feature to share Official Stories , Our Stories and Search Stories via a shareable link. Apparently, users are not happy the way things turned out-with many of them complaining that the feeds are no longer chronological and are confusing.

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  • Mobile gets the fastest 3G and 4G network title
Mobile gets the fastest 3G and 4G network title

In this case, OpenSignal's report includes a sample period between October 1, 2017 and December 30, 2017. T-Mobile had been using the data from previous Open Signal reports, and from crowdsourced data generated from Ookla's Speedtest.net app, to brag about owning the fastest 4G LTE network.

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  • Apple and Google Are Rerouting Their Employee Buses as Attacks Resume
Apple and Google Are Rerouting Their Employee Buses as Attacks Resume

The buses were not struck by accident, Montiel said. The commuter buses had windows shattered by an unknown object, possibly a rock or a pellet gun. Thank you for your patience and understanding. Why are the buses being attacked? At least one Google bus has also been vandalized. Apple's shuttles appear to be under attack.

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  • WhatsApp introduces Business app
WhatsApp introduces Business app

The most widely used messaging service around the world, WhatsApp has recently introduced a new platform for businesses. The company has highlighted few benefits about the application on its official blog . WhatsApp Business also bundles in support for landlines or fixed phones, something which the regular app can't do. Businesses will also b...

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  • AMD hit by double class action suit over Spectre vulnerabilites
AMD hit by double class action suit over Spectre vulnerabilites

As part of its quest to ensure "transparency" after initially insisting that the fixes for design flaws in its chips wouldn't cause problems, Intel acknowledged late Wednesday that those fixes were causing additional problems. Microsoft recently warned that those running Haswell CPUs or older, and those with older versions Windows, will notice...

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  • Google plans to expand undersea cables
Google plans to expand undersea cables

Now, however, Google is also developing one private cable that will run from Los Angeles to Chile. The company has not specified the total amount of these investments but recalls having spent 30 billion euros in its infrastructure over the last three years.

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