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Nov 14 2017

Call of Duty: WWII is getting some much needed updates

When disconnected from the game after a match, the game does not give you credit for the challenges you've completed such as completing a win in a particular game mode fo...

Nov 14 2017

How to Fool Apple's Face Recognition Technology

The trouble with facial recognition is that too many humans have defining characteristics that can not be dissected by a machine-we look too similar. While apple says...

Nov 14 2017

KGI analyst expects three iPhones next year, two with OLED

The first complaints surfaced just hours after the iPhone X was released, however they've since been corroborated by a number of users, including those on MacRumors' ...

Nov 12 2017

Chinese Startup Bytedance Acquires Musical.ly for $800 Million

The app is one of the fastest growing mobile products in China - boasting 120 million daily active users in the country and on track to generate about $2.5 billion in r...

Nov 12 2017

Twitter facing criticism for verifying white supremacist organiser

For many users of Twitter , the elusive blue tick that comes with verification symbolizes a sort of social media holy grail. Kessler had deleted his account previously...

Nov 10 2017

Facebook Wants Your Nude Photos (for a Good Cause)

Adults who have shared nude or sexually explicit photos with someone online and now are anxious about unauthorised distribution can report images to the Australian gover...

Nov 09 2017

Sheep Can Recognize Obama's Face

Morton and her team are now studying sheep that have been genetically modified to carry the gene mutation that causes Huntington's disease . Sheep now join other anima...

Nov 09 2017

Xbox One X Is for Gaming Connoisseurs, Says Xbox Head

And if, like Todd, you're on an older Xbox generation or want to get a console for the first time, the Xbox One S is also a good option. After the event at the Micro...

Nov 08 2017

Google Search and Maps Now Show You Estimated Wait Times at Restaurants

Google announced today that it will begin rolling out restaurant wait time support within Google Search soon. Estimating the wait time for a table at a restaurant ...

Nov 04 2017

Qualcomm up after rumor of Broadcom interest

Broadcom is talking with advisers about a potential deal, which would be the biggest ever takeover of a chipmaker. Shares of Qualcomm (Nasdaq: QCOM ) were up about ...

Nov 03 2017

Qualcomm sues Apple for breach of software license contract

In a Wednesday lawsuit , Qualcomm says a software license agreement the two companies signed in 2010 gave Apple access to Qualcomm's software source code. Apple is bei...

Nov 02 2017

Sony revives Aibo robot dog after 11 years

The new robots will be priced at 198,000 yen (about $1,737), not including tax. The Aibo's AI system will be able to adapt the robot dog's behaviour in response to th...

Oct 31 2017

And it's TERRIFYING: NASA releases audio of what space REALLY sounds like

Scientists then converted these emissions into sound waves and results do sound quite scary. The playlist includes radar echoes, plasma waves , and even dust smackin...

Oct 29 2017

AT&T dropped the ball with iPhone X pre-order deals

UBS expects iPhone sales to be around 45m in the quarter, flat on past year, although it believes revenues and profits will grow, helped by rising iPad sales and demand f...

Oct 28 2017

Twitter Inc (TWTR) Shares Surge As Earnings Beat, User Growth Accelerates

The daily active user count was not affected and grew 14% since this time a year ago. This new discovery means Twitter's previously reported lack of growth was ev...

Oct 28 2017

Three announces pre-order prices for iPhone X

With so many people preordering iPhone X simultaneously tonight at midnight PST, a minute or two slower can mean a much longer wait for your device when you are queui...

Oct 27 2017

Microsoft FY18 Q1 earnings: Surface and Windows up; phone still immaterial

Three quarters before a self-imposed deadline to achieve $20 billion in annualized revenue from its commercial cloud products and services, Microsoft announced Thursday...

Oct 26 2017

Cisco and Google Partner to Deliver New Hybrid Cloud Solution | The Network

Following those leaders in third and fourth place are IBM and Google , respectively. However, that is the direction many enterprises are going. For example, Microsoft...

Oct 24 2017

Backwards-compatible original Xbox games appear online

The announcement says that these select titles will run at higher resolutions, 9X the original pixel count as well as expanded color details. Original Xbox games will...