• Broadcom reportedly mulling $100B takeover of Qualcomm
Broadcom reportedly mulling $100B takeover of Qualcomm

As for Broadcom , its CEO Hock Tan has a huge appetite when it comes to acquisitions and states that he is interested in more deals, which could be halted thanks to the intervention of US regulators since Qualcomm is a USA -based technology company.

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  • Blizzard Announces New Healer and Map for Overwatch, Premier Next Animated Short
Blizzard Announces New Healer and Map for Overwatch, Premier Next Animated Short

Able to alter DNA at a cellular level, it looked like one of the best steps to stamping out diseases and disorders that had ever been researched, but her peers weren't happy with the findings. Her ultimate appears to be a big beam that heals teammates and damages enemies. Much like Reaper, however, she also has her Fade ability, which allows he...

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  • Is Apple About To Ditch Qualcomm Chips?
Is Apple About To Ditch Qualcomm Chips?

Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf suggested that the company would likely settle with Apple out of court and it could be a situation "where a solution just appears". In another instance, Qualcomm alleged that an Apple engineer working on a competing chip asked an Apple engineer working with Qualcomm to get technical information from Qualcomm .

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  • The ugly reality about buying an iPhone X today
The ugly reality about buying an iPhone X today

He cited early reports of lines forming outside its stores ahead of the launch. "I think you would find you could buy an iPhone X for $33 a month", he said. Analysts interviewed by AFP see signs of strong demand for iPhone X, perhaps fueled by the company's famously devoted fans who have shunned freshly released iPhone 8 models to wait for the 10...

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  • Too Cute to Resist: Sony's New Robot Puppy Carries Big AI Ambition
Too Cute to Resist: Sony's New Robot Puppy Carries Big AI Ambition

These eyes are small screens that can give the robotic dog diverse and nuanced expressions, in addition to a rounded silhouette and a mouth that tilts up in a smile. Two fish-eye cameras with room mapping capabilities also feature, along with a suite of sensors (including motion, light, pressure and distance), a built-in speaker for yappy sounds an...

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  • Twitter Admits of Overstating Monthly-User Figures For 3 Years
Twitter Admits of Overstating Monthly-User Figures For 3 Years

On Thursday morning, Twitter released its quarterly earnings in a letter to shareholders . Worryingly for the company, its US advertising revenues fell 11% compared to the same period a year ago, although this was more than offset by booming global advertising advertising revenues, which grew by 6%.

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  • Microsoft up after Q1 beats, achieves $20B Cloud goal
Microsoft up after Q1 beats, achieves $20B Cloud goal

Profit in the period that ended September 30 exceeded analysts' estimates and sales rose 12 percent to $24.5 billion amid buoyant demand for Azure cloud services, used to store and run customers' applications in Microsoft's data centers. Here's a look at what Microsoft products drove growth. But the big number as always was Azure revenue, which...

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  • Cisco and Google partner in effort to boost cloud services
Cisco and Google partner in effort to boost cloud services

Giant networking vendor Cisco Systems and Google Cloud - the third largest public cloud behind AWS and Azure - are doing this by pooling their resources to develop an open hybrid cloud solution that officials from both companies say will ease the deployment, monitoring and management of applications and services for Cisco customers across o...

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  • Original Xbox games surface in Microsoft Store with compatibility fixes
Original Xbox games surface in Microsoft Store with compatibility fixes

We are only a couple weeks away from the retail release of the Xbox One X and Microsoft is full steam ahead with the debut of its latest campaign . Are you excited to play KOTOR and the other old school games on Xbox One? Some original Xbox titles have now surfaced in the store's " games on demand " section.

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  • Destiny 2 PC Pre-load is Now Available
Destiny 2 PC Pre-load is Now Available

Details of what Raid Challenges will actually entail have not yet been made clear, and it seems like part of the difficulty will be working out each week's task. The prestige version of the Leviathan raid was already delayed by a week so the developer could attempt to fix a pretty significant exploit that could cause enemies to not spawn during t...

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  • Alicia Keys Returning to 'The Voice'
Alicia Keys Returning to 'The Voice'

Alicia Keys will return to judge Season 14 of the " The Voice ". The reigning Voice (coaching) champion is coming back for another shot at victory. In addition to her time on The Voice , Alicia Keys has won 15 Grammys. Season 13 is now running with Miley Cyrus and Jennifer Hudson as judges.

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  • Facebook buys 'positive social app' tbh just 2 months after its launch
Facebook buys 'positive social app' tbh just 2 months after its launch

According to TechCrunch , the deal closed for less than a $100 million. In the short period of two months that it has been out, the app has been a viral hit in the United States. They are building community and allowing people to share in ways that bring them closer together. The tbh team wrote in an announcement post that "When we met with...

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  • Micromax ties up with BSNL to launch 4G VoLTE phone Bharat-1
Micromax ties up with BSNL to launch 4G VoLTE phone Bharat-1

For the Micromax Bharat 1 4G VoLTE feature phone, Micromax has joined hands with the government-owned PSU BSNL. BSNL will offer unlimited internet access, calling and SMS, along with free roaming, for a monthly recharge of Rs 97. While the Reliance JioPhone has some major disadvantages such as SIM card lock and refund policy, Micromax Bha...

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  • Food Can Now Be Ordered Through Facebook
Food Can Now Be Ordered Through Facebook

The thought was to check whether including a passage point through Facebook's primary route could expand the utilization for the food order feature. Facebook , at the time, affirmed it was an extension of its previous "Order Food" function by means of the Facebook Pages. Users that already have a Delivery.com account can use their existing logi...

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  • A Maine-Sized Hole Has Opened up in Antarctica's Ice Blanket
A Maine-Sized Hole Has Opened up in Antarctica's Ice Blanket

To put it in perspective, the hole covers an area of about 80,000 square kilometres. "If we didn't have a satellite, we wouldn't know it was there", Moore added. Many consider this to be a polynya that suffers a change of state, rather than temperature. Meanwhile, as stated in the Earther , another team from the Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Resear...

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  • Tesla recalling 11000 Model X SUVs for seat issue
Tesla recalling 11000 Model X SUVs for seat issue

This isn't the first recall Tesla has engaged in during the past few years. Tesla has started to inform Model X owners about the recall, and they can contact Tesla's mobile fix units or visit a dealer to get the issue fixed. Customers can choose to use the mobile service or to visit a service center, but either way, no new parts are necessary...

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  • Thursday in CE: Amazon Adds Voice Recognition to Alexa Skillset
Thursday in CE: Amazon Adds Voice Recognition to Alexa Skillset

Around 11% or so of US consumers own an Amazon Echo or Google Home , making the percentages relatively small but the numbers high. The feature is being rolled out to the original Echo as well as the Echo Dot and Echo Show speakers . Tap begin , then pick the device you want to teach from the drop-down menu. The company explains that your ...

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  • Leaked Overwatch Halloween Skins - Oh, My Cthulhu!
Leaked Overwatch Halloween Skins - Oh, My Cthulhu!

The Halloween Terror event began Tuesday and runs for three weeks, and it also included the release of eight new legendary skins . GAMERS will be pleased to know that Overwatch's Hallowen Terror event is finally upon us. That's compared to 3,000 credits for the brand new skins available for the likes of McCree and Reaper. Players can now als...

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  • Video captures emotional moment Utah girl learns she's been adopted
Video captures emotional moment Utah girl learns she's been adopted

Tannah Butterfield leaped into the arms of her school's office manager, Jackie Alexander, after hearing the news. 'She just kept holding me tight, she kept holding me tighter and tighter, ' Alexander said to CBS News . "I can't even describe that hug", she said. "A moment needed after waking up to another morning of devastating news... but a s...

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  • Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 unboxing
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 unboxing

It has a pixel density of 570 ppi, and features a complete DCI-P3 colour gamut support. It is powered by a Snapdragon 835 SoC clocked at up to 2.45GHz and coupled with 6GB of RAM. The Mi Mix 2 comes with support for 43 LTE bands, VoLTE, Bluetooth 5 .0, USB Type-C and more. The display beautifully blends with the device giving the phone an o...

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  • Google Pixel 2 launch event
Google Pixel 2 launch event

Also, nothing leaves the device unless the user decides to download or send the images, which is a nice bit of security. The new Google Home Mini , among other cool tech gadgets. There might be changes made on the inside. Moreover, Google repeatedly focused on Google Home Mini being a means of turning your standard home into a "smart" home...

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  • Nobel Prize Honors Technique for Seeing Molecules' Details
Nobel Prize Honors Technique for Seeing Molecules' Details

The Noble Prize 2017 for Chemistry is being declared by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, On Wednesday. Henderson's portion of the prize was awarded for his 1990 breakthrough in imaging with an electron microscope, using the device to produce a 3-dimensional image of a protein at atomic resolution.

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  • Instagram's new stickers let you add polls to your Story
Instagram's new stickers let you add polls to your Story

Once you have a photo or video added to your story you can use the eye-dropper tool to the left of the color options to choose a color from that photo or video that you wish to use for your text. Also, on iOS, when you position text or a sticker on your photo or video, new blue lines will appear to help you center it or avoid placing it anywhere th...

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  • GM, Ford, Toyota Post Sharply Higher Sales in September
GM, Ford, Toyota Post Sharply Higher Sales in September

The stock is a Buy among 11 brokerage firms polled by Factset Research. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Friday, July 29 by Goldman Sachs. General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) displayed a change of 4.38% after which it closed the day' session at $42.15.

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  • Jewish Nobel Physicists Slam Politicization Of Science
Jewish Nobel Physicists Slam Politicization Of Science

Gravitational waves from the black hole collision 1.3 billion years ago were detected on September 14, 2015, by twin Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) detectors in Louisiana and Washington sate, the LIGO Scientific Collaboration team said in February 2016.

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  • Facebook admits it promoted fake Vegas massacre stories
Facebook admits it promoted fake Vegas massacre stories

What they were presented with, in some cases, was misinformation. Among those falsely stated to be missing in Las Vegas were a German pro soccer player, a murder suspect from Mexico and a male porn star - whose pictures were apparently plucked from the internet.

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  • Google will end 'first click free' policy
Google will end 'first click free' policy

Google originally put its policy into place under the assertion that free articles would act as samples, and that these would lead to increases in subscriptions . From the publishers' perspective, many readers became too comfortable with the belief that online content always should be free. After that, they will need to create a subscription .

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  • Mélanie Joly confident French-language content won't be overlooked with Netflix deal
Mélanie Joly confident French-language content won't be overlooked with Netflix deal

The deal also supports Canadian French-language content on the Netflix platform. Canadian broadcasters also must fulfil a quota of Canadian content on air, which streaming services are not required to match. It's unclear whether the C$500 million must be spent on productions directed by or featuring Canadians, or if it would apply to shows Net...

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  • Software Glitch Causes Brief Delays At Airports Worldwide
Software Glitch Causes Brief Delays At Airports Worldwide

According to Bloomberg, more than 130 airlines worldwide rely on Amadeus's passenger-service system to manage flight reservations, inventory and departure-control capabilities. One passenger tweeted saying: "If your entire system is down at REAGAN airport in DC, does that mean the planes aren't leaving on time?" In a Facebook post, Changi Air...

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  • New information about the smartphone line of Pixel 2
New information about the smartphone line of Pixel 2

Other leaks show that the Pixel 2 will be playing catch up on a number of key features, including a Portrait Mode for its camera app, the removal of the headphone jack and the upgrade to stereo speakers. The tech firm will launch the Pixel 2 with a 5-inch display alongside a metal and glass design. We've already seen what Apple has to offer ...

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