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Opera implements Messenger and WhatsApp into the browser

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The company has instilled the applications on an integrated sidebar into the browser where users can chat on WhatsApp, Messenger, and Telegram without needing to go to the apps on the browser. Opera is way behind Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox in terms of userbase, but often brings nifty features to its browser. In Reborn, Opera will notify users when they are typing in a password or a credit card number into a page that doesn't use HTTPS. Read More »

Amazon's Latest Echo Device Includes a Touchscreen

Amazon continues to make big splashes this week, unveiling a game-changing new feature called Alexa Calling that will be made available across all its Amazon Echo devices, including smartphones running the Alexa app . You can contact folks fairly easily just by yelling at Alexa - a boon for the non-tech-savvy in your family. Essentially, people can use the screen on the Echo show as a digital photo frame by pulling pictures stored on Prime Photos, and when it's playing songs from ... Read More »

Windows 10 S is Microsoft's Chrome OS Competitor

Available for pre-order now, the Surface Laptop is set to hit the market on June 15, while other Windows 10 S devices will come out this summer, Microsoft said. This ain't the only bum deal that Brits are getting, as it appears that the Surface Laptop will only be available in one colour option in the UK. Read More »

New Range Rover Evoque Landmark Edition revealed

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The first batch of spy shots on the next-gen Range Rover Evoque has surfaced online earlier today and it gives us a rough idea on how the vehicle will look like. For six years he received more than 200 awards, and from the conveyor descended more than 600 thousand models sold in 130 countries. Land Rover says an Evoque rolls off its Halewood production line every 170 seconds, with 80 per cent of UK-built models being shipped overseas. Read More »

Five big takeaways from France's presidential election

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European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker has also followed up his congratulations to Mr Macron with an appeal for him to cut public spending. He has promised to unleash entrepreneurial spirits, re-orient the French welfare regime, and prepare people for jobs of the future. Read More »

Amazon Echo Show Unveiled

An individual Echo is a handy gadget; multiple Alexa devices are a full-fledged new system, adding a layer of intelligence to your home. Now, with Echo Show, it's Alexa in your kitchen and your dining room table. "All hands-free-just ask". The video calling feature is proprietary and enables conversations between other contacts with an Echo or anyone using the Echo app on iOS or Android. Read More »

Microsoft quickly fixes 'crazy bad' Windows bug

Over the weekend, Google's Project Zero researcher Tavis Ormandy tweeted about discovering what he referred to as " the worst Windows remote code exec in recent memory ". The issue has been patched in v1.1.13704.0, released a few hours ago, and which has already reached some users (screenshot above). Microsoft has cautioned that devices running this version of the operating system will continue to operate, but they will no longer receive security and quality updates, and are potentially ... Read More »

Amazon Echo Show gives Alexa a screen and free video calls

According to people familiar with Amazon's plans, the company intends to announce, "a broader rollout of telephone services for Echo devices within the next few weeks", separately from the new Echo's unveiling. Images of the device were leaked last week by Evan Blass. While the Echo Look can only be purchased with an invitation, Amazon will likely launch a massive marketing push for the Amazon Echo with touchscreen. Read More »

Stroman, Pillar lead Jays past Indians 4-2 in ALCS rematch

Yan Gomes had two of Cleveland's seven hits - including a three-run homer in the eighth inning - and Carlos Carrasco threw seven shutout innings. "When we add them back in the mix, if we can sustain this a little bit right here, it'll look pretty good". Read More »

Microsoft unveils Surface Laptop, new version of Windows 10

That means users can install and run anything outside of the Windows app store on the Surface Laptop. The "S" stands for "streamlined, significant performance, and security", says Microsoft Windows boss Terry Myerson said on stage at Microsoft's event in New York City today, but he says it also stands for the " soul " of the operating system. Read More »

Buddha Purnima 2017: How to worship the lord on this day!

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It falls on the full moon day in May. It took another 49 years for the United Nations to recognise the importance of Buddha Purnima. On the occasion, newspapers will publish different articles while Bangladesh Betar, Bangladesh Television (BTV) and private TV channels will broadcast special programmes highlighting the significance of the day. Read More »

Activision Blizzard's (ATVI) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Jefferies Group LLC

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The chart shows a big upside trading gap in mid-February when ATVI stock surged from $39.00 to around $47.00, followed by the emergence of a bullish golden cross in early March that led to the recent breakout at $50.00. In related news, Director Robert J. Morgado sold 242,843 shares of Activision Blizzard stock in a transaction dated Monday, February 13th. The Alkeon Capital Management Llc holds 2.21M shares with $79.97M value, down from 3.13 million last quarter. Read More »

Apple buys Finnish sleep tracking app maker Beddit

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There's a lot of interest in Apple Watch sleep tracking, but who will have access to the newly acquired technology remains our most pressing question. Beddit manufactures a monitoring device which tracks heart rate, breathing and sleep time when placed on a bed. The acquisition will help pave the way for Apple to track users' sleeping patterns and combine this with data already collected by the Apple Watch and the company's iPhone fitness app, Health. Read More »

Apple's WWDC 2017 opening keynote to kick off 5 June

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It will be the first time since 2002 that the company has held its annual developers conference in San Jose. Apple tends to kick off WWDC with a main keynote around 10am PST, and it's usually available to watch online. While rumours are rife that Apple has been working on a significantly overhauled iPad, it's unclear whether the WWDC 2017 will witness such a device. Read More »

The rival awe of Macbook Air is called Surface

Microsoft has reportedly announced a new version of Windows 10 operating system dubbed as Windows 10 S. Notably, Windows 10 S has been specially designed focusing on the education sector. Windows 10 S will simply detect the key and customize all settings ready for a school. Speaking at the product's announcement, Microsoft's VP for Surface Panos Panay "the Surface Laptop is lighter and thinner than any MacBook Air or MacBook Pro now available and it's faster and has longer battery ... Read More »

New BioWare IP Delayed

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Initially, this game was expected to be coming out in 2017 or early 2018 but it seems that Bioware needs more time, so EA has pushed the game back a bit further. During an earnings call that followed Electronic Arts' financial report today, CEO Andrew Wilson addressed the delay of BioWare's new IP and spoke about the mixed reaction to Mass Effect: Andromeda . Read More »

'Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2': James Gunn Originally Wanted Different

On review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes , Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 scored an 81% approval rating from critics, just a little ways down from the original's 91% approval rating. 2 pulled in an impressive $ 145 million at the box office its opening weekend. Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 had a massive opening weekend, accumulating $425 million (Rs 2700 crore) worldwide. Read More »

'Hooked on a Feeling': 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' doesn't disappoint

The Superhero sequel has earned $427.6-M globally; elsewhere, TG teen drama "3 Generations" and Julian Assange documentary "Risk" both DOA at the specialty box office. "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 is wild fun and a visually stunning adventure that is wowing moviegoers, especially when experienced in RealD 3D and other 3D formats", said Travis Reid, President of Worldwide Cinema and Chief Operating Officer for RealD. Read More »

Land Rover puts out Range Rover Landmark Edition

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To celebrate more than 600,000 Range Rover Evoque models built in the UK, Land Rover has launched the Range Rover Evoque Landmark Edition priced from £39,000. In the special version of the Range Rover Evoque is equipped with top multimedia with 10-inch display and the access point Wi-Fi. "What makes Evoque so special is its relevance". Read More »

Refurbished Galaxy Note 7 Release Might Take Place In June

The designer gave the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 concept a 6.4-inch QHD+ Infiniti Display screen that will be fitted with a 16MP dual camera and a 13MP front camera. Samsung's financials have been improving for some time, even in the wake of one of the bigger corporate PR disasters previous year. A Samsung Galaxy S8 unit is displayed during a media event in Seoul , South Korea. Read More »

Microsoft Surface Laptop Takes Aim At Apple MacBook Business

Microsoft has unveiled a new version of Windows in a bid to rival Google's Chromebook. Microsoft Surface Laptop features a 13.5-inch diagonal PixelSense display with 3:2 aspect ratio. It can be pre-ordered from today and will start shipping on 15 June. While Apple is also a dominant player in the same market with its successful MacBook Air and MacBook Pro range, the same can not be said about Microsoft . Read More »

Everything You Need to Know About Injustice 2 in One Trailer

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Warner Bros has confirmed a prize pool of $600,000 for "several eSports programs in territories across the globe" and the top players will compete with one another this Autumn. For more information about Injustice 2 please visit www.injustice.com . A while ago when we were attending an Injustice 2 preview event, we were able to go hands on with Injustice 2 Mobile. Read More »

Globalstar, Inc.'s (GSAT)

Mean recommendation on this stock is 2.00. The company had Year Ago Sales of 25.09 Million. Floating stock is calculated by subtracting closely-held shares and restricted stock from a firm's total outstanding shares. The company's price range for the trading day is $16.40 to $17.01. The average true range of the stock is observed at 0.13 and the relative strength index of the stock is recorded at 60.13. Read More »

Christian governor of Jakarta gets 2 years in jail for blasphemy

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Purnama lost a re-election bid in last month's gubernatorial election to a Muslim candidate, Anies Baswedan. Hard-line Islamic groups who called for the maximum penalty of five years said it was too lenient, but Mr Purnama's supporters said it was too harsh and that he should be acquitted. Read More »

The Amazon Echo Show Is Here And It's handsome

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We wrote about that here: Amazon Alexa Echo Look: "Does my bum look big in this?". The wi-fi-enabled device comes with Bluetooth connectivity, a five-megapixel camera, eight microphones, Dolby-powered dual two-inch stereo speakers, and an Intel Atom x5-Z8530 processor. Read More »

Zinke says he may not favor shrinking monuments

This week, as Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke conducts a " listening tour " across the region to decide whether to reverse the designation of Bears Ears National Monument or reduce its size from the 1.35 million acres of ancestral Native American lands that President Obama set aside when he created the monument on December 28, the depth and delicate nature of racial tension between many Native Americans and nonnatives has quickly become apparent. Read More »

Amazon launches new Echo with a touchscreen

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It is the latest in a growing family of Alexa-powered personal digital assistant appliances, but unlike previous Echos, this one has a screen. On Tuesday, the firm also unveiled Alexa Calling which will bring free audio calls through supported Echo devices or the Alexa App for smartphones. Read More »

Nearly anything can become a touchpad with some spray paint

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The technology was used to make an interactive smartphone case - opening applications such as a camera based on how the user holds the phone - and a game controller that can change the position and combinations of buttons and sliders based on the game being played or the player's preferences. Read More »

Apple beats Fitbit to lead wearables market in Q1 2017

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However, during the first quarter conference call on Tuesday, CEO Tim Cook revealed that watch sales almost doubled year-over-year. The people who thought that are probably now very surprised to discover that, according to the latest research from Strategy Analytics , Apple is now the world's largest wearables vendor. Read More »

5 lions escape from a South African wildlife park

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Rangers and police have been deployed to search for the lions in the nearby villages. The lions were spotted along the N4 near the Swaziland border. Thakhuli is urging people not to stop to take photographs of the animals because they are risky and are thought to have already killed a cow. As wildlife rangers and police scour farmland around Komatipoort in Mpumalanga for the five escaped lions, Twitter was quick to share its feelings. Read More »

Streamer Beats Prey in Under 20 Minutes

On May 5, Bethesda released " Prey ", a new horror video game set in space which the developers meant as a remake of the original 2006 concept. Yu's charmed life as a scientist undergoing simplistic tests between relaxing in a sunny, swanky apartment is changed drastically when the walls are shattered and she discovers the deception at the heart of her life as an experiment aboard the Talos I space station, which has become overrun with awful, mimicking, killer creatures. Read More »