• LucidSound's LS35X headset connects directly to Xbox One and Project Scorpio
LucidSound's LS35X headset connects directly to Xbox One and Project Scorpio

The highly anticipated Xbox Project Scorpio is set to be released in the holiday season, and Head of Xbox Phil Spencer claimed that Microsoft is still on track to meet that target. LucidSound will be available by appointment only at E3 2017. It's not yet clear why Microsoft would want to include the FPS counter in the console.

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  • Amazon adds video calling with Echo Show
Amazon adds video calling with Echo Show

The Echo Show is touch screen display, something that was missing from its predecessor . The Show will also be able to play content from YouTube and other applications on the internet. The device offers video calling to other Echo devices and to those who have downloaded the Echo app on their smartphone. It's a similar process to sen...

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  • Facebook to hire 3000 more workers to monitor content
Facebook to hire 3000 more workers to monitor content

In a post on his Facebook profile, Zuckerberg said the company would develop new tools to manage the millions of content reports it received every week. "We had a good start to 2017", said Zuckerberg . Besides that, Facebook is also blamed for slow reaction to online violence. Last week, a father in Thailand broadcast himself killing his dau...

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  • Samsung's profit at 3-year high thanks to memory chips
Samsung's profit at 3-year high thanks to memory chips

Operating profit for the quarter was 9.9 trillion won the company said, confirming preliminary numbers released earlier this month. Samsung, which is the world's top maker of memory chips, smartphones and televisions, has been going through hard times with its boss, Jay Y.

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  • Apple makes $1B commitment toward more US manufacturing jobs
Apple makes $1B commitment toward more US manufacturing jobs

A CNBC report noted Apple's "giant" increase in dividends is a "luxury" that should in part make up for a decline in iPhone sales seen in the quarter. Gross margin for the quarter was 38.9 percent compared to 39.4 percent in the year-ago quarter, with worldwide sales accounting for 65 percent of revenue.

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  • Microsoft Just Unveiled a New Surface Laptop That Goes After Apple's MacBook
Microsoft Just Unveiled a New Surface Laptop That Goes After Apple's MacBook

Windows is taking aim at Chromebooks yet again, but with Windows 10 S, Microsoft's leading the charge with a Google Chromebook Pixel-like "halo" PC of its own: the 13.5-inch Surface Laptop. An example of this, was the faster first-time login compared to Windows 10 Pro - just about 15 seconds - while subsequent logins will take less than 5 seconds...

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  • Beware! Google Docs phishing attack has already affected 1 million accounts
Beware! Google Docs phishing attack has already affected 1 million accounts

It's a phishing scam disguised as a genuine email with a link to Google docs. Beware of a suspicious email asking you to click on a Google Docs link. While it's unclear how many people clicked on the Google Doc link from Android phones, this move certainly seems to be in response to Wednesday's attack.

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  • Microsoft unveils new laptop with new operating system
Microsoft unveils new laptop with new operating system

As it's a low cost OS that ideally would be bundled on machines without jacking up the price for the operating system. The main difference it has on Windows 10 is that it can only run applications that are available on the Windows Store. Like the Windows 10 Pro, the Windows 10 S also supports Windows Update for Business, which allows administra...

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  • Connected objects: Apple wins first place thanks to its watches
Connected objects: Apple wins first place thanks to its watches

Research firm Strategy Analytics said late Thursday that Apple claimed the No. 1 spot in the first quarter with a 15.9% market share. It was so successful that they manage to overtake Fitbit this year as it was reported that they only manage to sell 2.9million units of Fitbit .

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  • Amazon Prime members now get exclusive live concerts
Amazon Prime members now get exclusive live concerts

The launch of Prime Live Events follows two one-off shows by Robbie Williams, at London's St John-at-Hackney, and John Legend, at the Round Chapel, last December, which served as a trial run for the new series. Both events will be filmed at Hackney's Round Chapel venue in front of just 600 people, and will be broadcast to Prime Video members domest...

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  • 5 lions escape from a South African wildlife park
5 lions escape from a South African wildlife park

An electrician from the town of Komatipoort first reported seeing the lions at 5am on Monday close to a filling station on Lebombo Border Post between South Africa and Mozambique. and believed to have already killed a cow", says Thakhuli. Thakhuli is urging people not to stop to take photographs of the animals because they are risky and are thoug...

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  • Google to soon release Android O Beta Programme
Google to soon release Android O Beta Programme

Google has confirmed that it will start offering a beta version of its Android O smartphone software "soon". While Android 7 Nougat is installed on only 5 percent of the Android-powered smartphones, Google will be officially unveiling Android O during Google I/O developer conference 2017, which will take place in Mountain View, Cal...

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  • Prey Speedrunner Completes Game in Less than 20 Minutes
Prey Speedrunner Completes Game in Less than 20 Minutes

This is an action-adventure title that is its own take on the Prey franchise, not to be confused for another installment to the previously released Prey video game or its sequel. However, it should be noted that the exploration is limited to your playstyle - if you aren't detail oriented hidden items/areas can be easy to miss and can make t...

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  • OnePlus 5 to come with 8GB RAM, launch in June
OnePlus 5 to come with 8GB RAM, launch in June

Previous speculations claimed the company is skipping the number 4 in its product lineup because the number is synonymous to bad luck in the Chinese culture. The OnePlus 5 was listed on an online retail site, thus revealing its price, some specifications, as well as a June availability. The device will have a 5.5-inch quad-HD display wit...

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  • Quake Champions Open Tech Test Announced
Quake Champions Open Tech Test Announced

Quake Champions opens its doors good and proper this Friday, letting anyone sign-up and play immediately. It will be available for the entire tech test so you'll have plenty of time to find out. A new game mode will also debut in the Large Scale Tech Test. In addition, a new team-based, 4v4 mode has been revealed. Heading toward its final wee...

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  • Hyper Sentinel shooting its way to the Switch eShop
Hyper Sentinel shooting its way to the Switch eShop

While this addition did not come with any update of sorts, Gamespot has confirmed that it works across regions, testing consoles in in Australia and testing on U.S. The company also offers a solution to those who can't fix their original 3DS but they don't want to upgrade to a newer model, which is this section on their website where they sug...

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  • Overwatch Becomes a Billion-Dollar Franchise, Loot Box Probabilities Revealed
Overwatch Becomes a Billion-Dollar Franchise, Loot Box Probabilities Revealed

In recent trading day Activision Blizzard , Inc. Physicians Financial Services Inc. now owns 2,808 shares of the company's stock valued at $124,000 after buying an additional 500 shares during the period. It also upped Apache Corp (NYSE:APA) stake by 5,647 shares and now owns 50,619 shares. Vetr lowered shares of Activision Blizzard from a...

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  • Aliplay launches in the United States with First Data
Aliplay launches in the United States with First Data

A deal between Alipay and payments processor First Data will allow customers to use the service at 4 million merchants, reports Bloomberg . According to the agreement, Alipay transactions will be directed through Acculynk, a debit routing solution provider recently acquired by First Data.

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  • LG X power2 With Immense 4500 mAh Battery Coming Later This Month
LG X power2 With Immense 4500 mAh Battery Coming Later This Month

It probably helps that the LG X power2 is basically an entry-level smartphone. Spec-wise, it'll run on Android Nougat and leverage the power of a 1.5 GHz Octa-core MediaTek chipset . LG proudly states that this battery is "designed to last an entire weekend before requiring recharging". The handset measures 154.7 × 78.1 × 8.4mm and weighs 164 gr...

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  • Microsoft Could Announce Surface Phones At its Event in Shanghai
Microsoft Could Announce Surface Phones At its Event in Shanghai

We haven't seen an update since and don't expect to see one anytime soon. In a recent interview with CNET , Panos Panay, Microsoft's VP of Devices, declared there's "no such thing" as Surface Pro 5, and seemed to dismiss the idea that Microsoft would be launching a new device with that branding in the near-term future.

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  • Snapchat Earnings Guide: How Will Q1 Compare To Facebook?
Snapchat Earnings Guide: How Will Q1 Compare To Facebook?

For instance, you can enjoy watching a friend's snaps without them disappearing, because now you can make your snaps available for however long you want using the Limitless Snaps feature . Instead, it was the app you used to send short-lived photos to your friends and, as alleged by horrified mothers everywhere, to sext. The " Magic Eraser "...

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  • Samsung's profit jumps 46 percent thanks to semiconductor
Samsung's profit jumps 46 percent thanks to semiconductor

The company said pre-orders for the two smartphones were higher than they had been for the predecessor Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, launched in March past year. In addition to earnings results, Samsung unveiled a set of announcements related to the company's corporate structure and shareholder returns. The company's revenues rose 2% to 50.5 trillion wo...

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  • Apple Supply Chain Prepping for October iPhone 8 Launch
Apple Supply Chain Prepping for October iPhone 8 Launch

Alongside these reports , we've also been hearing that Apple's run into supply constraints for the iPhone . Usually, new Apple handsets hit store shelves in September. iPhone 8 is also expected to be launching alongside iPhone 7s. "Our latest supply chain checks indicate the iPhone 8 will still have the sensor given security, user-friendlines...

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  • Report claims iPhone 7S and iPhone X will now arrive in October
Report claims iPhone 7S and iPhone X will now arrive in October

However, the Economic Daily News' sources say suppliers are on schedule and some will begin ramping up their production in June. And speaking to how impactful investors believe the iPhone 8 will be, Apple's share price has been seemingly unaffected by a slew of reports suggesting that the iPhone 8 release date may be pushed back as far as Novem...

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  • Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. (ETE) Closed at $17.76
Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. (ETE) Closed at $17.76

RSI is a technical indicator of price momentum, comparing the size of recent gains to the size of recent losses and establishes oversold and overbought positions. This created a surprise factor of -17.86% or a numerical difference of $-0.05. Most recently on 1/9/17 the stock of Energy Transfer Partners LP (NYSE: ETP ) downgraded by Bernstein from...

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  • Microsoft offers free Windows 10 Pro upgrade to Surface Laptop buyers
Microsoft offers free Windows 10 Pro upgrade to Surface Laptop buyers

Officials have claimed that the S can stand for security, simplicity, and superior performance. Nevertheless, the device is already on pre-order from the Microsoft Store . Eyeing an education market that's been dominated by Apple and Google, Microsoft yesterday announced a new Surface Laptop aimed at college students and a new operating system, Wi...

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  • Google Docs users hit by phishing scam
Google Docs users hit by phishing scam

The scam uses a Google .com URL as well as a Google SSL encryption making the scam that much harder to notice. When you look at the list of apps with access to your Gmail account , the page doesn't distinguish between apps that are made by Google and apps that aren't.

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  • Analysts rated Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. (NAK) as Outperform
Analysts rated Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. (NAK) as Outperform

Tracking ROA value which gives an idea as to how efficient management is at using its assets to generate earnings. The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of -18.3%. They may also be used to assist the trader figure out proper support and resistance levels for the stock. The Company has 52-week high of $3.45 and 52-week low of $0.28.

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  • Clapper says Russian Federation now emboldened to interfere
Clapper says Russian Federation now emboldened to interfere

Casting doubt on the USA intelligence community's assessment that Russia interfered in the presidential election , as President Donald Trump frequently does, "helps the Russians", former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper testified Monday.

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  • Shaquille O'Neal Covers
Shaquille O'Neal Covers "NBA 2K18: Legend Edition", Release Date Announced

The $99 National Basketball Association 2K Legend Edition offers a few upgrades over the plain old boring $59 Standard Edition and includes physical and digital items such as Shq-related memorabilia and in-game content. The regular legend edition of the game depicts O'Neal on the Miami Heat when he won a championship with Dwyane Wade in Maimi. In...

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  • What do you think of Fuchsia's UI so far?
What do you think of Fuchsia's UI so far?

The OS is tightly integrated with Google's Flutter SDK , which produces cross-platform code for Android and iOS. Looking at the UI, licensing, and core of the system, it seems like Fuchsia is meant to be everything that Android was supposed to be.

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  • Texas governor signs bill banning sanctuary cities
Texas governor signs bill banning sanctuary cities

Signing the bill during a Facebook Live video Sunday, Abbott said the law would allow police to ask about a person's immigration status and would require the local government and law enforcement to comply with federal immigration laws. The bill prompted protests in Texas, including a sit-in in Abbott's office. The order said it would "strip feder...

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  • Microsoft might unveil Surface Pro 5 in upcoming event
Microsoft might unveil Surface Pro 5 in upcoming event

Eyeing an education market that's been dominated by Apple and Google, Microsoft yesterday announced a new Surface Laptop aimed at college students and a new operating system, Windows 10 S , that runs only apps from the Windows Store. Finally, the tech world would hope that Microsoft officials would shed some light on the possible release date ...

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  • Warren Buffett sells a third of stake in IBM
Warren Buffett sells a third of stake in IBM

The IBM stake had grown to be one of Berkshire's largest stock investments, along with such companies as American Express, Coca-Cola, Wells Fargo, and more recently Apple and Kraft Heinz. "They actually have to do something", Buffett said. But, he said, "it is absolutely essential to America that we become more productive, and 3G was "very good...

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  • Zinedine Zidane plays down reports of Real Madrid interest in Kylian Mbappe
Zinedine Zidane plays down reports of Real Madrid interest in Kylian Mbappe

Mbappe has banged in 24 goals in all competitions this campaign as the Ligue 1 club sit top of the table as well as still competing in the Champions League semi-finals. Kylian Mbappe has no interest of moving to Manchester United as he isn't a fan of Jose Mourinho's style of play. Furthermore, as reported by The Times , Arsenal manager Arsene W...

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