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Israelis 'watched Russians use Kaspersky wares to find NSA malware'

The New York Times said the Russian operation, according to multiple people briefed on the matter, is known to have stolen classified documents from a National Security Agency employee who had improperly stored them on his home computer, which had Kaspersky Lab antivirus software installed on it. Read More »

Overwatch's Halloween Terror Event is Live, Check Out All the Features

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There's a lot to unpack here, but let's just get one thing out of the way: Yes, there is a new Zarya legendary skin, and you're not going to believe what it looks like. The return of Overwatch's Halloween event, like Summer Games 2017 , brings back skins from last year's edition, including favorites such as Witch Mercy, Dr. Read More »

Endlessly Swap Between Porsches for as Little as $2000 a Month

That will offer access to eight different models, including the 718 Boxster and Cayman S on the coupe and convertible side, and the Macan S and Cayenne on the SUV side. Porsche says that the program requires a $500 one-time activation fee that covers a background check. While probably more expensive than the typical lease for a single vehicle lower in Porsche's range, Passport does have some added bonuses. Read More »

Range Rover update LEAKED on video

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The Range Rover Sport was the first model out of the blocks (coverage here), now comes confirmation that the full-size Range Rover would also soon be offered as a plug-in hybrid too. Land Rover's so-called activity key allows drivers to lock and unlock their cars using a wristband, while the car's sunblind can now be operated using gestures rather than buttons. Read More »

Dow Jones Apologizes for Fake 'Google Acquires Apple' Headline

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Apple now has a market value greater than $ 800 billion . The stories about Google buying Apple are written like satire, with Google employees even being "quoted" as saying, "Yay", about the deal. It is hard to tell if the headlines moved the market as the $9 billion acquisition size was obviously incorrect. Dow Jones provided the following statement to 9to5mac : "Please disregard the headlines that ran on Dow Jones Newswires between 9:34 a.m. Read More »

Lamborghini four-door tipped for 2021

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The all-new 2018 Lamborghini Urus ultra-high-performance SUV will get its official launch on December 4 in Italy. The final production model of the LM002 was first presented at the Brussels Auto Show in 1986, consolidating the final design: the V12 engine from the Countach Quattrovalvole provided a 5,167 cc capacity and 450 hp at 6,800 rpm. Read More »

Mets celebrate 'homecoming' to CNY, will buy Syracuse Chiefs

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It was not always such a hassle to get a player from AAA to the Mets. In addition, it would mark the end of the Chiefs' affiliation with the Washington Nationals at some point in the near future. A flight from Syracuse to New York City lasts more than an hour. An industry source confirmed Monday the Mets' plans to buy the minor-league team in Syracuse and move their Triple-A affiliate there from Las Vegas. Read More »

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare's Halloween Event is now underway

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Each week there will be a free Halloween-themed Supply Drop, every Friday players will get a free Halloween cosmetic item and on October 30th everyone will get one final gift. It'll kick off with the first chapter, Zombies in Spaceland, and features two chapters per week, culminating with The Beast from Beyond. Amongst all these Halloween-themed shenanigans there'll also be a return for Gesture Warfare. Read More »

Scientists Just Found Half of the Missing Matter in Our Universe

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The scientists from the Institute of Space Astrophysics in France and the University of Edinburgh relied on previous research results which suggested that stars, the interstellar environment and hot gasses of galactic clusters contain only 50 percent of the theoretical amount of the Baryonic matter. Read More »

Apple Rolls Out watchOS 4.1 Developer Beta 2

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The research proves that Apple has been keeping every supported device running at the same speed when it first launched. However, there's a notion amongst iOS users that the new software is massively slowing down old devices, which could be one of Apple's conspiracy theories to let old users upgrade to the new model. Read More »

Researchers say ocean winds could power all of human civilization

The authors of the paper pointed out that wind speeds are on average 70 percent higher over the Earth's oceans than over the land. Floating wind turbines at sea could create up to three times as much electricity as turbines on land, increasing the energy potential for a technology that has yet to be proven at scale, a new study suggests. Read More »

Texas Tech University police officer shot and killed

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Police are trying to establish whether the gun used by Daniels n the shooting belonged to the student or the officer . The gunman was captured and arrested. More info as it comes . The campus and University Medical Center both remained on lockdown as of 9:20 p.m. The Twitter handle of the Tech University kept on providing all the latest development on the Texas Tech University shooting incident. Read More »

Super Mario Odyssey: Amiibo Content Unlockable Even Without Amiibo

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With Super Mario Odyssey's release fast approaching only means that fans excited for this game will be able to get their hands on it to find out what the game has to offer. Here's hoping the Bayonetta and Cloud amiibo have some sort of special function, like maybe a Bayonetta costume. It's not surprising that these costumes won't be locked behind amiibo due to previous practices by Nintendo. Read More »

Featured Stock to Focus: NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA)

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The computer hardware maker reported $1.01 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.69 by $0.32. Family Firm Inc. The return on assets (ROA) (aka return on total assets, return on average assets), is one of the most widely used profitability ratios because it is related to both profit margin and asset turnover, and shows the rate of return for both creditors and investors of the company. Read More »

Generation Passat 2017 In India At 29.99 Lakh

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The platform also spawns the VW Tiguan and the recently launched Skoda Kodiaq SUV. While the dimensions of the latest generation Passat are now reduced, it still stands 4767mm long (-13mm), 1456mm tall (-13mm), is 1832mm wide (+12mm) and has a wheelbase of 2791mm (+80mm), allowing for better space inside the cabin. Read More »

Huawei Mate 10's promo poster leaked confirming key specs

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In terms of memory, rumors suggest the Mate 10 will be available in three different configurations. This time, the website mydrivers.com has obtained a promotional poster of the smartphone that reveals some of its key specs. If you an Android fanboy, then you might be knowing that before launching the official update many brands start Beta program through which they get a chance to test the built first and if they get negative feedback then there is a way to fix them. Read More »

Hardaker suspended after failed drugs test

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Danny McGuire brought the curtain down on his distinguished career at Leeds Rhinos, scoring two tries and two drop goals to inspire his side to another Super League Grand Final triumph as they beat Castleford Tigers 24-6 on Sunday. The 25-year-old, a key player for his club, has been provisionally suspended from all competition after failing the test following a Super 8s game between Castleford and Leeds Rhinos on September 8. Read More »

Chicago Cubs looks like World Series Champs in NLDS Game 1

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Nothing changed in Game 3. The Washington Nationals and Max Scherzer took on the defending champions Chicago Cubs and trade deadline acquisition José Quintana . First, this is playoff baseball. "He has that warrior mentality". Like Scherzer, Quintana will take the mound looking to give his team an edge in the series . Read More »

Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB) 2017 Q2 Sentiment

The price target set for the Kimberly-Clark Corporation ( KMB ) is $128.07 and this sets up an interesting set of potential movement for the stock. It has underperformed by 16.38% the S&P500. Average True Range (14) for Kimberly-Clark Corporation ( KMB ) is stands at 1.64. The company has market cap of $478.83 billion. It has a 251.51 P/E ratio. Read More »

Gran Turismo Sport's Limited-Time Demo is Playable Now

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You can now download the GT Sports limited demo from over on the PlayStation Store . For those who might have missed the news last week, there is a brand new, 4-day Gran Turismo Sport demo available right now. It's being reported by WCCF Tech that pre-downloads are now live ahead of the demo unlocking for PlayStation Plus and normal PlayStation Network users. Read More »

Battlefront II open beta test to October 11

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Well, we have good news for those who did. Did you miss out on the Star Wars Battlefront 2 beta? On its SWBF2 Twitter account, EA fired off a tweet announcing that the beta has been extended to Wednesday, October 11. The channel has released a new video taking a look at the Star Wars Battlefront II PS4 Pro graphics and frame-rate. The loot crates are a little out of control and feel like they're pay-to-win. Read More »

Sii Investments Inc. WI Takes $257000 Position in Activision Blizzard, Inc (ATVI)

Piper Jaffray Companies reissued an overweight rating and set a $69.00 target price on shares of Activision Blizzard in a research report on Friday, September 8th. Activision Blizzard, Inc (NASDAQ: ATVI ) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Friday. It has outperformed by 31.13% the S&P500.The move comes after 6 months negative chart setup for the $46.13 billion company. Read More »

Is Apple Deliberately Slowing Your Old iPhone To Force You To Upgrade?

However, putting an end to all this chatter, benchmarking company Futuremark released its analysis which concluded that all these claims are baseless and mere speculations. Since 2016, the benchmarking company has gathered information about iOS 9, iOS 10 and iOS 11 on seven different iPhone models. It also may be there are new apps designed for the newest iPhones which does not translate well in older models. Read More »

The SNES Classic Has Been Hacked

Russian hacker Cluster has updated his NES Classic modding tool hakchi to support SNES Classic modding on the weekend. Several tutorials have now been published by the SNES Classic community that make it easy to install more games on your SNES. Read More »

Jong-nam trial: Defendants arrive at Chemistry Dept for closed-door proceedings

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Mohd Shah based his conclusion on VX nerve agent in Kim's system and on the timing of Kim's death: he expired on the way to a hospital, less than two hours after encountering Aisyah and Huong. Selvi said she was in the room along with Huong and two police officers, while the others watched through a glass screen outside the room. Traces of the nerve agent, which was used to kill Kim Jong Nam at an airport in Kuala Lumpur, had been found on the clothing of the two women accused of the ... Read More »

Tag: Redmi Note 5 India

First and the foremost, the Redmi Note 5 will feature a almost bezel-less design, though it may not be as pleasing as the Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 , this will be the best smartphone with respect to the screen to body ratio. Past releases signals on the both alternatives of the forthcoming flagship model Redmi Note 5 - one with a Snapdragon 660 processor and another with a Mediatek Helio P25 processor. Read More »

After 20 years, AIM instant messenger to shut down this winter

Although here in the UK our main instant messenger was MSN Messenger, which met its fate back in 2013 , I occasionally dabbled with AIM which was just as popular in the United States back in the early 2000s. The tech news website, The Verge, notes that AOL cut off access from third-party chat clients to AIM back in March, hinting at its fate. He cited changes in "the way in which we communicate with each other" as the reason for shutting down AIM , which has been around since the ... Read More »

The OnePlus 5 out-of-stock : towards a OnePlus 6 ?

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The story is similar in the United Kingdom, where only the recently launched Soft Gold color variant is available. This might be an indication that the OnePlus 5 successor is coming soon. One area where the current flagship OnePlus 5 lags behind its premium rivals is an edge-to-edge display. Even though genuine information is near non-existent at this point, there are a few hints of what the OnePlus 6 may hold if you dig deep enough. Read More »

Huawei Honor 7X Price Revealed; Phone Spotted on Geekbench

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Let's kick things off with Geekbench , shall we. The Geekbenck numbers suggest that the mid-range phone will come with a 1.7 GHz octa-core processor. Previous rumors have revealed that the Honor 7X would be coming in two models such as 3 GB of RAM + 32 GB of storage and 4 GB of RAM + 64 GB of storage. Read More »

Jadon Sancho double gets England U17s off to ideal start

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All eyes will be on goalkeeper Julio Borquez who was adjudged best goalkeeper in the South American Championship. They had just four attempts at the England goal, all of them off target. Gomes may play more in the latter stages of the tournament with Sancho set to return to his club after the group stages have concluded. Chile got their first proper shot in the 36th minute but Maximiliano Guerrero's ambitious long range effort flew way above the cross bar. Read More »