• Microsoft Confirms Windows 10 S Becomes '10S Mode' in 2019
Microsoft Confirms Windows 10 S Becomes '10S Mode' in 2019

A new version of Windows 10 is expected to arrive later this spring, and that's when Microsoft said everyone will be able to see the new privacy screen at installation. When Microsoft introduced Windows 10S past year, I was deeply concerned. Last month it was rumored that Windows 10 S was set to be replaced by a mode that can be set in othe...

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  • Oscars: Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway Reference
Oscars: Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway Reference "Envelopegate" While Presenting Best Picture

Even though it was not their fault, the screen legends were ridiculed past year for announcing the wrong victor. Oscars host Jimmy Kimmel took a gentle swipe at PricewaterhouseCoopers during his opening monologue at Sunday night's Academy Awards telecast.

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  • Senate delays vote on Fla. school safety bill
Senate delays vote on Fla. school safety bill

Sen. Galvano said he included what he thought was necessary for school safety, and he "did not want to include at this point a complete ban on firearms" because he said he thought an assault weapons ban would not be constitutional under the privacy and right to bear arms provisions of Floridas Constitution.

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  • Alexa Loses Her Voice in Widespread Outage
Alexa Loses Her Voice in Widespread Outage

Amazon reportedly also wants Alexa to be capable of translating languages on-the-fly which means that if someone is talking to you in a local language that you do not understand, Amazon would translate it into your native language in real-time.

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  • MWC 2018: ZTE Blade V9, Tempo Go Android Go smartphone launched
MWC 2018: ZTE Blade V9, Tempo Go Android Go smartphone launched

The biggest improvements on the Blade V9 over predecessors come in the display and hardware. Glass covers the front and back of the device and the phone comes with a rear-facing loudspeaker. The Chinese smartphone maker has also announced Temp Go as its first Android Go smartphone. The ZTE Tempo Go is arriving soon and will launch in the Unite...

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  • FCC to Soon Begin Process of Getting Rid of Net Neutrality Rules
FCC to Soon Begin Process of Getting Rid of Net Neutrality Rules

The FCC intends to block any local jurisdictions that try to establish their own net neutrality protections. The federal government's push to rollback internet regulations known at net neutrality is getting close to becoming a reality. The FCC's rule fails to justify the Commission's departure from its long-standing policy and practice of def...

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  • Fortnite's third Battle Royale season will take you to space
Fortnite's third Battle Royale season will take you to space

There is now no date or time for the release of the Season 3 Battle Pass, but, considering Season 2 is expected to end February 21, that information should be made available very soon. If you don't want to drop the dough and are up to the task, you can complete tiers faster by completing the new weekly challenges, which will replace Season 2's chal...

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  • Child missing from Florida found in Macon
Child missing from Florida found in Macon

The TV station spoke with the girl's mother earlier on Sunday and she said her daughter had been in communication with a person online who lives in IL. "He may be charged with additional charges". "Parents just really need to pay attention to what their kids are doing", said Clausen. "This is someone that she's been communicating with online un...

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  • Uhssup, the Samsung WhatsApp would come with the Galaxy S9
Uhssup, the Samsung WhatsApp would come with the Galaxy S9

The S9 Plus' secondary rear camera would be locked at f/2.4 and would be intended more for zoomed or portrait photos. Even if that's accurate, that would still make the Galaxy S9 more affordable than the iPhone X . Samsung is also rumored to introduce AKG produced Dolby Surround sound on the Galaxy S9 series. The camera features will be optical ...

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  • Berkshire Hathaway adds Apple and Teva shares, sells IBM stake
Berkshire Hathaway adds Apple and Teva shares, sells IBM stake

The company added 2 million shares to its S. Bancorp stake and another 10.6 million shares to its Bank of New York Mellon investment. Berkshire also increased its Monsanto investment by 31% and now owns 11.7 million shares. Further, Somerset Group Llc reported stake worth 12.70% of its portfolio. Berkshire owns 9.3% of the bank and Buffet...

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  • Warrant: Man in fatal shooting might have targeted YouTube stars
Warrant: Man in fatal shooting might have targeted YouTube stars

An armed man drove 11 hours to break into the home of two YouTube personalities, forcing them to hide in a closet until police arrived and shot the home invader dead. Free , originally from the United Kingdom, meanwhile, is the co-creator of a YouTube channel called 'The Slo Mo Guys , ' with Daniel Gruchy , which has more than 10 million f...

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  • Chrome's ad blocker will go live February 15, here's how it works
Chrome's ad blocker will go live February 15, here's how it works

Chrome for desktops and laptops will, from today, start blocking pop-up adverts, sizeable sticky adverts, autoplay video ads with sound, and "prestitial" adverts which make users wait till the end of a countdown before they can access a website's content.

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  • Stories are now part of Google Search because you can't escape them
Stories are now part of Google Search because you can't escape them

Our debut AMP stories include an essential guide to Marvel's Black Panther , a tongue-in-cheek examination of Instagram's most absurd beauty trends , and an absorbing explainer on Silicon Valley's favorite gossip app . Because these AMP stories live separate from regular posts, Google will likely give publishers another means of pinging it...

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  • Apple AirPod Allegedly Explodes, Apple Investigating
Apple AirPod Allegedly Explodes, Apple Investigating

Such reports have continued to plague Samsung, which first issued a voluntary recall of its Galaxy Note 7 phones because of a "battery issue" on September 2, offering to give replacement phones to customers who had bought the devices .

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  • Apple's HomePod speaker gets February launch date
Apple's HomePod speaker gets February launch date

There's a long history of companies snarkily welcoming major new entrants to the space they're known for, famously going back to Apple's "Welcome, IBM". Google Home only supports the Google calendar, while the Invoke supports both Google and Microsoft calendars. "If you don't like Apple Music, don't buy a HomePod", said Matthew Panzarino at TechC...

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  • Twitter Inc. Stock Rises on Q4 Earnings as US Stocks Plummet
Twitter Inc. Stock Rises on Q4 Earnings as US Stocks Plummet

During the quarter revenue rose 2 per cent, after four straight quarters of decline, to $732 million. Perhaps this is a corner turned for Twitter , we'll see. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 2,328,359 shares in the company, valued at approximately $56,509,272.93. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC,...

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  • Raccoons, superheroes and bald heads are getting new emoji this year
Raccoons, superheroes and bald heads are getting new emoji this year

King fittingly signed off the tweet with his name in emoji form: a cow for Angus and a crown for King. "A new lobster emoji would fill a necessary and unique void in the current Emoji List, and, should it be added, appears destined for significant usage by lobster fans around the world", King wrote in a September 2017 letter to the Unicode Con...

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  • PlayStation 4 to Get New Parental Controls, Notifications Management Features, and More
PlayStation 4 to Get New Parental Controls, Notifications Management Features, and More

Sony will be introducing " Play Time Management " with update 5.50. They can apply restrictions to ensure the child is only playing for a set amount of time or within set playable hours. Listening to music on the PS4 will now feature Quick Menu shortcuts. Oh well. There will always be another PS4 update! Users will be able to permanently remo...

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  • Office 2019 Won't Support Older Versions of Windows
Office 2019 Won't Support Older Versions of Windows

However, that figure includes tablets, phones, and Xbox consoles. Since the arrival of Windows 10, Microsoft has taken a "Windows as a service" approach to delivering operating system updates. First and foremost is updates, because Microsoft has already shut down mainstream support of Windows 7. At the same time, Windows 7 lost 0.03 percentage po...

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  • Polar bears might be worse off than we thought, study finds
Polar bears might be worse off than we thought, study finds

In December past year, a video of a dying polar bear rummaging in trash and eating styrofoam, assumed to be starving, went viral on social media. To measure the energy needs of wild polar bears, a team of biologists tracked free-ranging bears on sea ice near the northern coast of Alaska during spring, the animals' prime hunting season.

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  • Kenya officials shut down TV coverage of opposition leader's 'swearing in'
Kenya officials shut down TV coverage of opposition leader's 'swearing in'

Kenya's Supreme Court declared Kenyatta victor of the official October 25 election, which came weeks after the original August 8 vote that was annulled by Kenya's high court. The Supreme court nullified the election citing election irregularities before ordering for fresh elections. It also said it ruled against Kenyatta because the commissio...

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  • Rare glitch stops some from playing Monster Hunter
Rare glitch stops some from playing Monster Hunter

Counting both physical and digital versions of the game, these figures come over just a three-day period following its January 26 launch. Monster Hunter World players will soon be able to hunt as Street Fighter's Ryu and Sakura. The smaller monsters such as the Aptonoth and Hornetaur are fairly straightforward to catch and they can be useful ...

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  • Epic Games cancels Paragon MOBA
Epic Games cancels Paragon MOBA

Paragon was, for all intents and purposes, trying to cash in on the popularity of SMITE and it seemed like decent competition at first - but it was plagued by development focused too heavily on trying to turn a profit and not enough communication with their players.

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  • Eugene Science Center hosts total lunar eclipse viewing party
Eugene Science Center hosts total lunar eclipse viewing party

If the weather gods co-operate, the " super blue blood moon " on January 31 is one of them. "The eclipse will be harder to see in the lightening pre-dawn sky, and the moon will set after 7am as the sun rises", The National Aeronautics and Space Administration said in a statement.

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  • How to see the 'super blue blood moon'
How to see the 'super blue blood moon'

And it's a " blood moon " because it will pass through the Earth's shadow, a lunar eclipse . Because of its closer proximity to Earth, the moon will shine about 14 percent brighter than the moon is at its most distant point in orbit. That is the time when the sun is on one side of Earth and the moon is on the opposite side. "They expect to see som...

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  • 11 billion pieces of plastic bring disease threat to coral reefs
11 billion pieces of plastic bring disease threat to coral reefs

They found that when plastic was in contact with coral, the chance that it also showed signs of disease increased by a factor of more than 20 compared to coral that was plastic-free. These reefs provide the USA around $375 billion in goods and services through fisheries, tourism, and coastal protection, and when you consider that 80 percent of th...

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  • Microsoft announces devices to compete with Chromebooks
Microsoft announces devices to compete with Chromebooks

The company also announced new Office 365 learning tools for students. Windows 10 devices are at the core of Microsoft's education-focused offerings. Microsoft said all the new software capabilities will be available by the start of the next school year. The software features Teams for collaboration, Learning Tools with dictation, OneNote for...

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  • Apple's been slapped with another analyst downgrade and softening iPhone demand forecast
Apple's been slapped with another analyst downgrade and softening iPhone demand forecast

Now, however, it looks like the company might actually cancel the iPhone X this summer due to those disappointing numbers. The consumer tech giant's stock hit fresh all-time highs late last week , and its market cap of $908 billion makes it the favorite to be the first company to top the $1 trillion mark later this year.

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  • Rocket Lab launches second successful flight
Rocket Lab launches second successful flight

Rocket Lab blasted off into space on Saturday, taking a major step toward opening low-priced access for a new generation of satellites. "There's much more to this mission than meets the eye and we'll make an announcement about that in the next couple of days".

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  • 'Liquid biopsy' promises early detection for cancer
'Liquid biopsy' promises early detection for cancer

Most cancers are detected by a cell biopsy, where a sample of the cancerous tissue is examined under a microscope. But detecting the scant DNA released by early stage tumors is still challenging. Detecting cancer before a person even feels sick would save countless lives and improve treatment options for most patients. Earlier detection is key to...

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  • Ford Mustang Bullitt unveiled at Detroit Motor Show
Ford Mustang Bullitt unveiled at Detroit Motor Show

All of the proceeds from the auction will go towards Boys Republic, a school and treatment community for youth at risk that helped McQueen as a child. The 2018 Ford Mustang Bullitt comes with a tuned version of the Mustang GT's 5.0-litre V8 engine which is capable enough to produce a power of 475 bhp against a peak torque of 569 Nm.

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  • Detroit motor show: Mercedes unveils all-new G-Class
Detroit motor show: Mercedes unveils all-new G-Class

Below the bonnet, the G-Class is a well-tweaked take on its predecessor. "The only thing that is more out of the box is a Jeep Wrangler Rubicon, but it won't have the refinements a Mercedes customer is looking for". Interior elbow room is up by 68mm in the front - handy if the Christmas period has left you feeling a little wider than you did. ...

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  • Protesters burn Netanyahu effigy in New Delhi ahead of 'historic' visit
Protesters burn Netanyahu effigy in New Delhi ahead of 'historic' visit

Netanyahu and a 130-member delegation have a busy schedule that covers a range of issues, including such Israeli strengths as water and agriculture , as well as defense. He said , "I don't do Yoga but I wake up in the morning and when I look to the east, the first democracy I see is India and when Mr. Modi wakes up in the morning and does his Yo...

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  • How To Watch Overwatch League Matches Online
How To Watch Overwatch League Matches Online

For just logging into the game, you'll get 100 tokens, redeemable for any one skin. Taking into account the payment for annual transmission rights, this move would surpass the $300 million contract for 7 years signed by Riot Games with BAMTech in 2016, to boost the League of Legends meetings.

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  • Dark Souls Remastered Will Be Announced Today
Dark Souls Remastered Will Be Announced Today

Bandai Namco has announced that Dark Souls: Remastered will be inviting fearless adventurers to revisit the risky realm of Lordran, when it launches for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch and PC this May. Dark Souls Remastered is real, and it's not just coming to Nintendo Switch , but to all other platforms as well. Now, Bandai Namco ...

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  • CES 2018: Lenovo's VR180 Mirage Camera Starts Under $300
CES 2018: Lenovo's VR180 Mirage Camera Starts Under $300

The Mirage Solo is the first step in fully integrating Daydream into a headset . The Mirage Solo will enter an increasingly crowded field of tech companies seeking to enhance the VR experience and bring it to the enterprise this year.

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  • Razer's Project Linda concept docks its Android phone in the laptop
Razer's Project Linda concept docks its Android phone in the laptop

The joining of the two turns the laptop chassis into an Android powered device running on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 with 8GB of RAM. In fact, the core of Project Linda is actually the Razer Phone that the company released previous year and merged it into a laptop shell.

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  • Airtel revises Rs 448 and Rs 509 packs to counter Jio
Airtel revises Rs 448 and Rs 509 packs to counter Jio

The validity of this plan will be 84 days . Starting with the crop of discounted plans, each is now Rs 50 lighter on the pocket. The company announced that the users will get 50 per cent more data per month on the same prices as earlier.

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  • Nokia 6 (2018) is Now Official: Everything You Need to Know
Nokia 6 (2018) is Now Official: Everything You Need to Know

The final major change the Nokia 6 (2018 ) brings is the fingerprint sensor, which has moved to the back to help reduce the footprint of the phone. The phone is available only in China and is listed by Suning for pre-orders. Instead, it features the same 16MP f/2.0 sensor found on its predecessor, with a 1.0μm pixel size, phase detection aut...

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  • Google Unifies Its Payment Platforms, Introduces Google Pay
Google Unifies Its Payment Platforms, Introduces Google Pay

The P2P money sending platform Google Wallet's all of the features are implemented in the Google Pay system, at the same time with all capabilities of Android Pay. Movie ticketing service Fandango is adding Google Pay as a new digital payment option for movie ticket purchases across its online, mobile, and social ticketing platforms.

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