• Sony's group net profit almost quadruples on year in April-June quarter
Sony's group net profit almost quadruples on year in April-June quarter

It's not very often we publish bad news for PlayStation 4 fans. Sony Corp. said on Tuesday that its group net profit in the three months to June rose nearly fourfold from a year earlier to 80.87 billion yen (730 million us dollars). Games like Uncharted 4: A Thief's End , Horizon Zero Dawn and Bloodborne, made the PlayStation 4 a must-ha...

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  • Facebook to Demote Slow-Loading Stories on News Feed
Facebook to Demote Slow-Loading Stories on News Feed

Facebook regularly tweaks every part of its experience to encourage more users to stick around, but the social media network's latest update could have some websites and publishers anxious. Facebook says that it already takes into account factors like your Wi-Fi connection or the type of device you're using. For example, if you are on a slower...

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  • Apple Reports Record Growth For Services Division
Apple Reports Record Growth For Services Division

Services , the branch of Apple that handles iTunes and the App Store , reported revenue of $7.3bn for the quarter, up 22 per cent and enough to crack the Fortune 100 on its own. iPhone: The company sold just more than 41 million iPhones in the quarter ended July 1 , a 1.6 percent increase from a year earlier and generally in line with anal...

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  • Apple shares surge 6 per cent as profits and sales rise
Apple shares surge 6 per cent as profits and sales rise

The company forecast total revenue of between $49 billion (roughly Rs. 3,14,198 crores) and $52 billion (roughly Rs. 3,33,452 crores) for the current fourth quarter, while analysts on average were expecting $49.21 billion, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.

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  • OpenSignal Mobile Networks Report is Out and T-Mobile Cleaned House
OpenSignal Mobile Networks Report is Out and T-Mobile Cleaned House

You can check out the full report over on the OpenSignal website. We examined 3G and 4G performance for all four of the major operators nationally, and we drilled down to the city level, looking at 4G speeds and 4G availability in 32 of the largest USA markets.

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  • Today Analysts Focus on Apple Inc. (AAPL), AT&T Inc
Today Analysts Focus on Apple Inc. (AAPL), AT&T Inc

Apple Inc Com now has $782.34 billion valuation. The stock appeared $156.65 above its 52-week highs and is down -1.76% for the last five trades. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Geneva Ltd Liability Co owns 942,582 shares or 2.13% of their U.S. portfolio. Cohen Lawrence B holds 51,279 shares. (NASDAQ:AAPL) for 92,298 shares. Senior Vice President, CFO, Maestri Lu...

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  • Did Tim Cook just reveal a September release for the iPhone 8?
Did Tim Cook just reveal a September release for the iPhone 8?

This compares to the total revenue of $42.4 billion and earnings per diluted share of $1.42 from the same quarter of a year ago. was able to sell 41 million iPhones. It's clear what the end story looks like here and we'd like to play in this. In 2009, when there was just a single Apple store in mainland China, Apple shipped more phones to H...

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  • YouTube Using Machine Learning to Speed Removal of Extremist Content
YouTube Using Machine Learning to Speed Removal of Extremist Content

According to Google, the use of its machine learning systems has allowed it to remove more than 75% of violet extremism videos during this past month before even one human was able to manually flag them. To placate its critics, who accuse Google of letting YouTube breed terrorist groups on its platform, the company is reportedly hiring more peo...

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  • Instagram Stories: 1 year on, Snapchat should be terrified
Instagram Stories: 1 year on, Snapchat should be terrified

Users 25 and older are spending an average of 24 minutes a day on Instagram. In the USA, the 15 public figures with the most views are a mix of singers, models, actresses, and comedians - led by Colombian artist J Balvin, The Fat Jewish, and Lele Pons, and rounded out by Emily Ratajkowski, Chloe Moritz, Chiara Ferragni, Bella Hadid, Shay Mitchell...

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  • Space-Themed Mod to Be Released Soon
Space-Themed Mod to Be Released Soon

When announcing the Grand Theft Space mod earlier this year, developer Sollaholla stated that there were some people who wanted space mode . "So I said , 'Screw it, I'm gonna make a space mod". "I don't make assumptions like that", said Zelnick, adding, "What the team is doing is trying to make the best possible game they can, and if they succe...

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  • Drew Barrymore Reveals Gray Hair, Unplucked Eyebrows in Makeup-Free Selfie
Drew Barrymore Reveals Gray Hair, Unplucked Eyebrows in Makeup-Free Selfie

The top photo shows the Drew Barrymore audiences have come to know. As for her hair, which is normally a light blonde, surfer-girl-esque ombré, she wrote that she needed to redo her base. Whether she's doing her makeup on the subway or sharing her favourite teeth whitening product (which is only £12!), Drew Barrymore is marvelously vocal ab...

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  • Atlus announces three new Persona spin-offs
Atlus announces three new Persona spin-offs

Atlus has revealed Persona Q2 and two new dancing games, but there's no sign yet of any kind of Persona 5 special edition. Atlus continues their trend of releasing games on mature platforms. Both games are due in Spring 2018 in Japan, and their trailers are below, along with a teaser site and some cool character art of the P3 and P5 leads (n...

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  • Amazon Follows Apple in Complying with China's Internet Crackdown
Amazon Follows Apple in Complying with China's Internet Crackdown

The VPN and proxy ban comes into effect on November 1, but this isn't the only new law Putin has introduced. The law also creates the official register of online resources, access to which is limited in Russian Federation. We're used to hearing about China's continuing crackdown on VPNs, but it seems that Russian Federation is going down the same...

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  • Apple (AAPL) Q3 iPhone Sales Up 2%, 41 Million Units Sold
Apple (AAPL) Q3 iPhone Sales Up 2%, 41 Million Units Sold

During the call, Luca Maestri , Apple's senior vice president and Chief Financial Officer, said many markets in Asia, Latin America and the Middle East grew iPhone sales by over 25 percent. " Apple Sales Rise, Pushed by Sales of iPads and Macs ", at 4:35 p.m. EDT, incorrectly stated the sales quarter in the first paragraph. " China ...

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  • Paytm Messaging service to roll out to compete WhatsApp in India
Paytm Messaging service to roll out to compete WhatsApp in India

The model is something along the lines of WeChat in China, which today covers media, payments, ride-hailing, commerce and much more. In February, WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton had met IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad to discuss ways in which the popular messaging app could contribute to India's vision for digital commerce.

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  • Torchlight dev announces release date for Hob
Torchlight dev announces release date for Hob

Those on PC can pre-order on Steam or GOG for £13.49 up until its release when the title will go up to £14.99. Runic Games , the creators of the Torchlight RPG franchise, have announced that their next game Hob will be out on September 26.

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  • Ryan Adams Mocks The Strokes In Epic Twitter Rant
Ryan Adams Mocks The Strokes In Epic Twitter Rant

It rains in [southern] CA & washes out the dirt As you were", Adams tweeted , mocking Albert Hammond Sr .'s 1972 song "It Never Rains in Southern California". On Monday, Adams took to Twitter to reveal his true feelings for The Strokes . "I loved him so deeply". Last week (end29Jul17) Albert's father, producer and songwriter Albert Hammond, S...

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  • 'Real people' need no encryption: United Kingdom home secretary
'Real people' need no encryption: United Kingdom home secretary

We agree with them - encryption is essential to the functioning of much modern technology, from ATMs to business communications, and while the idea of back doors being created for the good guys might sound nice, in reality a back door is there for anyone to use, be they MI5 or Russian hackers or criminal gangs.

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  • Dota 2 Update Looks to Help New Players
Dota 2 Update Looks to Help New Players

Valve has chosen these heroes because they understand new players find them easier to grasp. Some positive changes there, and as someone who found DOTA 2 overwhelming when I first played it, it might be time to reinstall. This limits players to about 18% of the 113 heroes available in the game. Dota 2's annual Valve hosted tournament, ...

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  • 'Persona 5' Is Getting An Anime Adaptation Next Year
'Persona 5' Is Getting An Anime Adaptation Next Year

No word has been released on if the show will get localized; as of now, Persona 5: The Animation is only planned for a release in Japan. Although the first game came out in 1996, so more than 20 years ago, it took a while for it to permeate throughout the entire world.

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  • Facebook is reportedly developing a video chat device and smart speaker
Facebook is reportedly developing a video chat device and smart speaker

The 15-inch screen would fit with this fresh suggestion of a device with a laptop-sized screen tailored for video chat, at least. They say the large screen and smart camera technology could help farflung people feel like they're in the same room, which aligns with Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's mission of bringing Facebook users closer t...

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  • Amazon Echo can be turned into a spying device, security researchers reveal
Amazon Echo can be turned into a spying device, security researchers reveal

Instead, just as you're used to with the Echo, once you pair your Echo device to your Fire TV device, you can simply speak commands within listening distance of the Echo device to control your TV. In fact, an earlier paper by a group of researchers at the Citadel military academy in SC identified the same pins, suggesting that hackers could use a...

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  • Apple's (AAPL) Buy Rating Reiterated at Nomura
Apple's (AAPL) Buy Rating Reiterated at Nomura

Apple comprises about 0.6% of Mandatum Life Insurance Co Ltd's holdings, making the stock its 10th largest position. Skylands Capital LLC's holdings in Apple were worth $48,387,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. The iPhone maker reported $2.10 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $2.02 by $0.08. This buyback au...

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  • Sane Trilogy' on Xbox One News: New Menu Screen Footage Implies Launch
Sane Trilogy' on Xbox One News: New Menu Screen Footage Implies Launch

All videos and images showing Xbox One buttons in the game have now been taken down, but the evidence is clear. As reported by XboxAchievements , one of the remaster's UI artist shared a video of the remade Crash trilogy running with button UI for an Xbox One controller .

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  • Windows 10 To Open Up Further to Linux
Windows 10 To Open Up Further to Linux

Considering the outpouring love and support for the 32-year-old inbuilt app, Microsoft , on Tuesday, confirmed that it will not kill the app instead shift it to the Windows 10 store and the downloads will be free. It can also be used for basic administrative tasks. Standard Linux command line tools such as Bash are available for use, but there...

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  • Nintendo Switch system update fixes battery charge issue
Nintendo Switch system update fixes battery charge issue

But the system software update doesn't appear to be a flawless fix and that further steps may be necessary. After Switch firmware update 3.0.0, some users reported that their console never charged fully, or that the battery indicator didn't update during charging.

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  • Center Orders LPG Prices To Be Hiked By Rs 4 Every Month
Center Orders LPG Prices To Be Hiked By Rs 4 Every Month

The government's move to raise the price of cooking gas by Rs 4 every month till next March triggered a huge row in parliament's upper house today. The Central government has asked petroleum companies to stop offering any subsidy on domestic LPG cylinders by March next year.

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  • Nokia 3 confirmed for Android 7.1.1 Nougat update
Nokia 3 confirmed for Android 7.1.1 Nougat update

All genuine Nokia phones purchased from official retailers are protected by the manufacturers' limited warranty in the country of purchase. HMD Global has priced the Nokia 3 at Rs 9,499 to target the budget smartphone segment. Meanwhile, it seems the first real-world photos of the Nokia 8 have emerged via SlashLeaks , with spy shots appe...

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  • HP Z VR Backpack
HP Z VR Backpack

However, Omen is HP's gaming brand, and the VoodooPC-derived branding wouldn't look right in an office or military installation. If you're not familiar, a VR backpack has a built-in battery and bundles its wires; unlike the common desktop computer setup, you don't have to worry about tripping over wires, thus giving you a less tethered VR experie...

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  • PM to review flood situation, interact with CMs of Northeast states
PM to review flood situation, interact with CMs of Northeast states

The Centre has already announced an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh each under the Prime Minister's National Relief Fund for the relatives of people killed and Rs 50,000 to seriously injured persons in the recent flood in Assam . "We still have Rs 324 crore of unspent money". The Prime Minister arrived in Guwahati's Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi Internat...

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  • Anthem Lead Designer and BioWare Veteran Corey Gaspur Passes Away
Anthem Lead Designer and BioWare Veteran Corey Gaspur Passes Away

Currently, he was working on Anthem that's due out next year. Whilst Corey Gaspur was working at BioWare as one of the designers he worked on various titles such as Dragon Age: Origins and Mass Effect . The company didn't elaborate upon the circumstances surrounding Gaspur's death, instead offering a brief message that saw them extending t...

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  • Moto G5S & Moto G5S Plus Are Now Official, Offer Improved Cameras
Moto G5S & Moto G5S Plus Are Now Official, Offer Improved Cameras

There is no word on the release of the Moto G5 Plus successor but it may happen sooner than later. Turning attention to another budget device from Motorola , the Moto E4 Plus . The Moto G5S Plus has the largest display of the four models being compared here, offering a 5.5-inch screen . Furthermore, there's a much better 16-megapixel rear ...

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  • Ark: Survival Evolved's Full Release has Been Delayed by a Few Weeks
Ark: Survival Evolved's Full Release has Been Delayed by a Few Weeks

On the plus side, those who do own Ark on Steam already will receive a larger update at the end of the month, with free DLC "The Ragnarok " releasing alongside the final release version of the game. Further, custom creatures will be added to the main game, which will permit players to transfer them via the CrossARK system. The developing studi...

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  • Protect your HOA status: 2018 Ford Mustang GT gets 'quiet' mode
Protect your HOA status: 2018 Ford Mustang GT gets 'quiet' mode

Because of that, Ford has announced the introduction of a new " Good Neighbor Mode " for the 2018 Ford Mustang GT. Ford lays out an example of a driver programming their auto to start quieter between 8 p.m. According to a recent poll by Ranker.com , loud engine revving ranks among the most annoying noises neighbors make, alongside other common...

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  • Why Kim Kardashian West has been hit with 100m lawsuit
Why Kim Kardashian West has been hit with 100m lawsuit

According to reports, Kardashian's company, Kimsaprincess , Inc., is being sued by Snap Light for $100 million, citing that her promotional use of the LuMee phone case brand caused Snap Light to lose a lot in profits. In their complaint, Snap Light have asked the court to stop Kim from promoting the LuMee cases, and are asking for $100 mil...

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