• The Pirate Bay Has Been Running A Cryptocurrency Miner
The Pirate Bay Has Been Running A Cryptocurrency Miner

It turns out that the user observations of the heavy CPU usage were all from a 24 hour test period. The service was provided for by Coinhive , which offers site moderators the option to "borrow" processing power to mine Bitcoins. We really want to get rid of all the ads. Should The Pirate Bay make the miner a permanent feature, they run the ...

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  • Samsung Allows Users To Disable Galaxy S8's Bixby Key
Samsung Allows Users To Disable Galaxy S8's Bixby Key

Some Galaxy phones that come with the Bixby button, including the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8 , are receiving updates that will let owners disable the Bixby button. With that said, you can still swipe from the left edge of the Galaxy S8 and Note 8 to bring up Bixby Home. You can't set up a Galaxy smartphone without being informed about...

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  • Slack raises $250m to top $5bn valuation
Slack raises $250m to top $5bn valuation

Slack raised another big round of new financing that has valued the business at over $5 billion. CEO Stewart Butterfield told Bloomberg that the money will be used for " operational flexibility ", as well as to prove Slack's worth to larger clients.

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  • Rolling Stone magazine to be sold, longtime owner says
Rolling Stone magazine to be sold, longtime owner says

In June, Rolling Stone reached a $1.65 million settlement with the UVA fraternity that sued the magazine over the way it was depicted in the discredited article. But selling now is "just the smart thing to do", he said. "The idea for starting Rolling Stone came when I was 21 years old and I couldn't find a full-time job", Jann Wenner told ...

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  • Google hikes up competition in the Indian digital payments landscape with Tez
Google hikes up competition in the Indian digital payments landscape with Tez

The app is available for download through Google Play Store for Android as well as App Store for iOS platforms. Google Tez app comes with Unified Payments Interface ( UPI) standard . Through this fast UPI based payment application of Google one can send money and receive money directly to the bank accounts. Moreover, it suppor...

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  • Samsung Galaxy Note 8 hits stores with a price tag of $929
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 hits stores with a price tag of $929

The Galaxy Note 8 has a 2960 x 1440 pixel OLED display which spills over the sides of both the left and the right of the phone - this is called Samsung's "Infinity Display". Stay tuned to GizBot for more updates! If they would have launched three phones and named them iPhone 8 , iPhone 9 and iPhone X people would definitely be confused...

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  • How to Pre-Order Apple's iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus
How to Pre-Order Apple's iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus

As a reminder, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus come with an A11 Bionic chip which is ready for Augmented Reality and is very much efficient and fast as compared with A10 chip. The carrier had previously received backlash when it said the Watch plan would be limited to 512kb/sec data speeds, which are basically 3G speeds.

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  • Here's the Latest on Apple's iPhone X and iPhone 8
Here's the Latest on Apple's iPhone X and iPhone 8

Buying the iPhone 8 upfront in the United States will set you back by $699 for the 64GB version and $849 for the 256GB one. Here are seven of the most important things to consider before deciding on a phone. Apple Watch Series 3 with cellular is powered by an e-SIM which will connect directly to the network without linking via the iPhone. And ye...

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  • Android backups are auto-deleted after an inactivity period
Android backups are auto-deleted after an inactivity period

Reddit user Tanglebrook found this out the hard way: by losing all his data. Hopefully, Google will listen now to those complaining about this problem by creating a system where users will receive an email to the connected account, just in case they have failed to check their device for the past few weeks or two months.

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  • The Other Steve Smith Nominated to Pro Football Hall of Fame
The Other Steve Smith Nominated to Pro Football Hall of Fame

Other nominees this year who spent some time in Green Bay with the Packers are Jeff Saturday , Seth Joyner , Keith Millard , and Sean Landetta. Saturday played 14 seaons in the NFL , including his first 13 years in Indianapolis after he went undrafted in the 1998 NFL Draft.

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  • Rafa Benitez focused on keeping up momentum after third successive Newcastle win
Rafa Benitez focused on keeping up momentum after third successive Newcastle win

Atsu drifting in at the back post, poke home a well-weighted cross for the opener before Xherdan Shaqiri curled in an equaliser from long range. "In fairness, their keeper made a couple of outstanding saves so we created a fair number of chances", Hughes told Sky Sports after the match.

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  • Senate opens debate on Wisconsin budget
Senate opens debate on Wisconsin budget

More than 10 weeks already has passed since lawmakers and Gov. Scott Walker missed a budget-enactment deadline. Vos, however, said he will not be "held hostage" to several senators within his own party who have specific demands. Fitzgerald had indicated he would call the Senate into session to take up the budget, despite lacking the votes to pa...

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  • Google hit by gender pay gap lawsuit
Google hit by gender pay gap lawsuit

Google is fighting with the Labor Department of the United States, for the discrimination as the female employees in the company , who are now holding the technology jobs are just 20 percent and for the global workforce they only 31 percent.

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  • Confusion hits consumer market over USA ban of Kaspersky
Confusion hits consumer market over USA ban of Kaspersky

A key congressional panel has asked the CEO of Kaspersky Lab to testify before lawmakers, one day after the USA government barred federal agencies from using software produced by the Russian-origin cyber firm over national security concerns.

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  • FaceID doesn't have any issue, says Apple
FaceID doesn't have any issue, says Apple

Apple said facial information is protected by its "secure enclave" to keep data "extremely secure". Franken is the ranking member of the Senate subcommittee on privacy, technology, and the law. Any apps that now work with Touch ID will work with Face ID, including Apple Pay and third-party software. Turns out my first theory in this story was ...

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  • Google Pixel 2 And Pixel 2 XL Could Be Unveiled October 4th
Google Pixel 2 And Pixel 2 XL Could Be Unveiled October 4th

Those are some pretty fair questions, and we would love to see how Google plans to address such "concerns" from the general public. Google has debuted an ad campaign for an event on October 4th, where it promises to unveil a smarter smartphone.

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  • Samsung Commits More Funds To Autonomous Driving Tech
Samsung Commits More Funds To Autonomous Driving Tech

TTTech , an Austria-based networked safety control systems developer spun out from TU Wien, raised €75m ($89m) from electronics producer Samsung today. "In partnership with OEMs and startups, we will make the driver and passenger experience safer, more convenient, and more enjoyable". Samsung CEO Dinesh Paliwal said in a phone interview that th...

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  • Facebook Outlines its Monetization Guidelines
Facebook Outlines its Monetization Guidelines

This is through seeking accreditation from the Media Ratings Council (MRC), which is a US-based non-profit organisation dedicated to review and accredit audience measurement services. These standards will apply to ad placements where context could matter, including in-stream ads and Instant Articles. A report that came last week shows that Faceboo...

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  • Doom, Skyrim And Wolfenstein II Are Coming To The Switch
Doom, Skyrim And Wolfenstein II Are Coming To The Switch

Announced at the Nintendo Direct presentation, both id Software's Doom from previous year, and the upcoming Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus by MachineGames are heading to the Nintendo console. So it looks like the fears of having a Nintendo Switch with no heavy hitters later on in the year were far from the mark, and the console is addin...

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  • Nintendo's Mini-Sized Classic Console is Coming Back in 2018
Nintendo's Mini-Sized Classic Console is Coming Back in 2018

It should also spread out the demand evenly, as reports also indicate that the pre-orders for the SNES Classic made for release on the console's launch day has surpassed the demand of the NES Classic Edition , which was released past year.

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  • Hector Bellerin: Arsenal can still win Premier League despite hard start
Hector Bellerin: Arsenal can still win Premier League despite hard start

This may sound ambitious, but it's merely an extension of the two sides' agreement to share scouting information ahead of their Group H clashes, amid hectic domestic schedules around the UEFA Europa League group stage. However, Giroud has shown time and again that he offers a completely different sets of skills that no other player in the Ar...

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  • Wisconsin Electric Co-ops Helping with Florida Relief
Wisconsin Electric Co-ops Helping with Florida Relief

Pedernales Electric Cooperative sent staff and resources to Hurricane Irma-ravaged Florida on September 11 to help restore electricity to homes and businesses. The Suwannee Valley Electric Cooperative has requested 23 crews from outside their territory to aid in restoration efforts. More than 60 Lexington County customers served by Mid-Carolina E...

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  • White supremacy symbol found in Destiny 2
White supremacy symbol found in Destiny 2

As for the exact meaning behind the Kekistan flag , it has a long and odd history of perversion to mean what it does today. The flavor text for the gauntlet reads: "An adventurer's spirit is a tool so few possess". He wrote : "At Bungie , our company values place the highest emphasis on inclusion of all people and respect for all who work with u...

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  • Destiny 2's Leviathan Raid at 11am PT/2pm ET
Destiny 2's Leviathan Raid at 11am PT/2pm ET

Destiny 2 Guardians only have a handful more hours to go until they can begin playing the game's first Raid , now known as Leviathan . Just shy of one week after launch, Bungie has removed an in-game armor piece from Destiny 2 after being alerted that the gauntlet's design strongly resembled that of a white supremacist flag.

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  • Retailers Support Hurricane Irma Relief Efforts
Retailers Support Hurricane Irma Relief Efforts

In addition to the 15 Red Cross volunteers deployed for Irma relief, 16 Red Cross volunteers from the area are still in Texas for Harvey relief efforts and 28 volunteers have returned home. They can help verify if the supplies being given are what victims really need and ensure proper distribution. Thousands of American Red Cross volunteers and...

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  • Everything you need to know about today's Apple Event
Everything you need to know about today's Apple Event

Apple says that it'll also offer Apple Music on the Apple Watch Series 3, letting you stream music directly to your watch . Apple announced today the arrival of the Apple Watch Series 3 and yes, it's coming to the UK. If you want to get your Facebook or Slack updates on-the-go, that works too, as 3rd party apps will work on your Watch...

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  • Okami HD is coming to the PC on December 21st
Okami HD is coming to the PC on December 21st

Okami HD will be launching physically and digitally across Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC. According to the Famitsu article per Gematsu , the mini-games featured in loading screen from the original PS2 version make a return. People will also be able to play in a 4:3 ratio or modern 16:9 widescreen format. If this rumor is true, it suggests the ...

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  • A motivated Jalen Hurts comes out firing against Fresno State
A motivated Jalen Hurts comes out firing against Fresno State

During that drive, Hurts went over 3,000 career passing yards. 14 - Career-high in tackles by Bulldogs Mike linebacker Jeffrey Allison, seven solo. Sophomore defensive back Juju Hughes added a career-best nine tackles, five solo, while sophomore defensive back Jaron Bryant added seven tackles, including six solo stops.

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  • Georgia Gov. Expands State of Emergency Ahead of Irma: Gas Outages Begin
Georgia Gov. Expands State of Emergency Ahead of Irma: Gas Outages Begin

Once it leaves affected areas, the company must wait until conditions are safe for personnel to begin repairs, which could take several days, if not weeks, depending on the various factors. Forecasters said isolated tree and power line damage will be possible, generally along and east of a line from Oneonta to Sylacauga to Montgomery to Troy.

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  • Mignolet believes Liverpool can bounce back from City defeat
Mignolet believes Liverpool can bounce back from City defeat

Liverpool are eager to put behind the heavy Premier League loss to Manchester City and bounce back during their Champions League game against Sevilla on Wednesday, goalkeeper Simon Mignolet has said. Coutinho , Liverpool's top-scorer last season and the heart of their midfield creativity, will no doubt be integral to Liverpool's attack...

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  • First look at same-sex marriage postal survey form
First look at same-sex marriage postal survey form

Voting in the postal survey will close on November 7 at 6pm, meaning any form not returned to the Australian Bureau of Statistics by then will not be counted. "Please do not include correspondence, complaints or other communication - it will not be answered", it reads. Each form will have a unique barcode which the ABS is using to keep track of t...

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  • Finding an SNES Classic Edition Is About to Get a Lot Easier
Finding an SNES Classic Edition Is About to Get a Lot Easier

SNES Classic Edition will be available on September 29, 2017, and will launch with 21 games in the package. Nintendo claimed that the console was gone quickly because of a bot that placed online orders faster than humans could. While it's nice to hear that Nintendo is doing all they can to manufacture more Switch units, the truth of the ma...

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  • Now Loading: Are You Playing Destiny 2?
Now Loading: Are You Playing Destiny 2?

On Friday evening, Bungie confirmed that 1.2M players were taking part in the game concurrently. It's worth bearing in mind that this has been achieved with just the PS4 and Xbox One versions of the game, as PC players won't have a chance to play until October 24.

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  • Mercedes-AMG Project One hypercar images released ahead of Frankfurt debut
Mercedes-AMG Project One hypercar images released ahead of Frankfurt debut

First customers should see their cars by mid 2019. Power for the Project One ultimately flows through an automated eight-speed manual transmission specifically developed for the auto. Each has its own single-speed gearbox. A second electric motor is integrated with the turbocharger to help spin its compressor as well as recapture wasted exhaust e...

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  • Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro launched with 15.6-inch display, Windows 10
Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro launched with 15.6-inch display, Windows 10

Alongside its latest flagship phones Mi Mix 2 and Mi Note 3 , Xiaomi has unveiled its latest laptop Mi Notebook pro . The panel goes up to a maximum brightness of 300 nits, 72% NTSC color gamut, as well as 170-degree viewing angles.

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