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Nintendo gives further details on E3 plans

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Mario Odyssey was confirmed for hands-on play, and other unannounced titles for the Nintendo Switch and 3DS are expected to be part of the program. While Nintendo has yet to announce what other games will be making an appearance at E3 this year, we can expect to hear more details on Xenoblade Chronicles 2, Bethesda's Skyrim , FIFA , Fire Emblem Warriors and, potentially, Sonic Forces, all of which are now slated to be released this year. Read More »

NVIDIA's Volta GPU platform wants to take the AI world by storm

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This translates to a processing unit that is five times as powerful as Pascal, Nvidia's current graphical architecture. The company also unveiled its Isaac robot simulator for training machines in a virtual world that tries to mimic real-world conditions as closely as possible - the idea being that if robots need to perform unsafe tasks, or developers are looking to cut down the amount of training time, they can have neural networks trained much faster and safer than in the physical ... Read More »

Honor 8 Lite with EMUI 5.0 launches in India for Rs. 17999

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The Honor 8 Lite, however, lacks the dual camera but features the same design as its bigger sibling. The device will be available in black and blue color variants. Dimensions wise, the Honor 8 Lite measures 147.2 x 72.94 x 7.6mm and weighs in at 147 grams. However, it has same 8MP front-facing camera with 77degree wide-angle lens which was available on Honor 8 also. Read More »

Microsoft aims to make artificial intelligence mainstream

It will enable third-party developers to create new skills, and it includes the possibility of porting the existing Alexa skills on the platform. Technology giant Microsoft announced that its Windows 10 has now reached 500 million monthly active devices. Read More »

Eight dead after natural disaster in western China

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It also said there have been frequent aftershocks. A 5.5 magnitude natural disaster struck Taxkorgan County in northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region early on Thursday (11 May) morning killing eight people and injuring almost 11. Read More »

BMW 5 Series likely to be launched in India at June-end

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While the 6-series convertible and Gran Coupe four-door continue, coupe production for American consumption quietly stopped back in February, with no word from BMW as to whether it will restart. Wireless induction phone charging is optional, while Apple CarPlay can be accessed via a BMW navigation system. The 3rd generation 6 Series arrived in 2012 as the F12 chassis coupe and F13 chassis convertible. Read More »

Microsoft makes emergency security fix

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So, for example, you could get a malware-laden email and not even read it (let alone go near an attachment), and still be hit by the exploit because the malware protection engine will automatically scan it and trigger it - all in the background while you remain blissfully unaware. Read More »

Windows to play nicely with Android, iOS

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Use Visual Studio 2017 for Mac to develop apps for Android, macOS, iOS, tvOS, watchOS, web, and cloud. It's created to solve two key problems: developers needing to burn time setting up their development environments, and the time that it takes to compile applications, according to Microsoft Corporate Vice President Nat Friedman. Read More »

The biggest announcements from Microsoft's Build event

Next up is Timeline , which is a rundown of recently used apps and workspaces that'll enable Windows 10 users to resume old sessions. Story Remix will automatically stitch together videos from collections of photos and video clips. Windows Defender Application Guard (WDAG) will fail to work on touch PC's. Microsoft's claim was significantly higher than Computerworld's latest calculation, which was based on metrics vendor Net Applications' measurement of Windows 10's user share and ... Read More »

500M Windows 10 devices, half of 2018 goal

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Developers working on AI and machine learning apps get four new Cognitive Services on top of the 25 existing ones, three of which will be user customizable. Windows Server Containers support in Azure Server Fabric, and a preview of using Docker Compose to deploy containers to Service Fabric. They'll be available in preview form and will allow developers to collect more data, for instance, on the most widely shared documents on OneDrive. Read More »

Microsoft Windows Story Remix headlines Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

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Search: Story Remix uses deep learning and AI to automatically tag your content. The focus point of the new update is sharing content across devices, whether that is a Windows, iOS or Android device. Story Remix uses the personal data provided about you to the Microsoft Graph to build thematic stories combining your photos, videos and you can add 3D objects and scribble with Windows Ink. Read More »

Microsoft's New Windows 10 S Is Targeting The Education Market

As for the price it starts at $999 for Core i5 version with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of SSD storage. Would you rather have a Surface Pro 5? Microsoft will also sell Windows 10 education PCs running the Windows 10 S OS on board. they're asking for a laptop, they're asking for a Surface laptop ". Myerson demonstrated onstage the ability of the new Windows to support peripherals and devices just like the standard Windows 10. Read More »

Microsoft takes aim at Alexa with Cortana Skills Kit

If you are a developer interested in the Cortana Skills Kit, you can find out more about it here and we'll let you know when the kit is available for download. "The Harman Kardon Invoke speaker combines the rich, captivating sound that Harman Kardon is known for with your personal digital assistant, Cortana, in an innovative and beautifully designed speaker for the home", Microsoft said in a statement. Read More »

Half-billion Windows 10 devices, but PC slump stunts growth

Microsoft Office too, will be made available like this before the devices running this OS start shipping. The company abandoned the target a year ago after the closure of most of its smartphone hardware unit. In an effort to trump rivals, Microsoft announced it has signed partnerships with HP and Intel to bring more Cortana-powered devices to market. At its Build 2017, Microsoft announced an iOS and Android Azure app. Read More »

Banned from Eurovision, Russian singer performs in Crimea

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As in semi-final 1, 10 artists or acts will progress to the Grand Final, after a 50/50 voting system by expert jury's and televote. The remaining countries will take part in one of the two semi-finals, with 10 acts from each making it to the grand final. Read More »

Amokachi: Moses Can Be As Good As Messi

He said: "When the manager signed here I knew he liked to play with three at the back and I thought I could play in the back three. I have been learning a lot defensively as well, the manager has been teaching me". "I was more central and you maybe play more with the ball". It would be a insane money to pay a manager to, but if that's what it takes to get Conte to stay at Stamford Bridge, go on and do it! Moses said the fact that he had played as a winger meant he could "understand what ... Read More »

'May the Fourth Be with You': 'Star Wars' Fans Mark 40th Anniversary

Since then, 11 Star Wars movies have been released, sparking a devoted worldwide fan base and generating billions of dollars in sales of tickets and branded merchandise. Watch: Star Wars: The Last Jedi. In fact, the holiday got so popular that starting in 2012, the next day was jokingly called "Revenge of the Fifth", a joke on the " Star Wars " movie title "Revenge of the Sith". Read More »

Snapchat's growth stalls in Facebook's shadow in 1Q report

Snapchat reported 166 million daily active users in the last quarter. Although Snapchat began the whole "self-destructing message" gimmick, it's Instagram which has been able to monopolize on that more aggressively. " Snap's user growth will also be a key item in focus", TheStreet reported yesterday. A five per cent increase in new daily active users isn't the kind of growth investors were looking for. Read More »

Look at the big gap between Snapchat's revenue per user and Facebook's

Its user numbers also came in light. Schackart is expecting 169 million daily active users, representing a 39% year over year increase and an increase of 11 million daily users from the previous quarter. There was concern that Facebook was indeed stunting Snapchat's growth. Snapchat launched in 2012 as a mobile app that allows users to send photos, known as snaps , that vanish within seconds. Read More »

Microsoft Surface Laptop With Windows 10 S Announced at $999

Microsoft did not immediately respond to a request for confirmation. Microsoft has launched a new, stripped down version of Windows that aims to take on Google and Apple in the education market. The first PC equipped with this operating system, the Surface Laptop, is now available to preorder starting from $999, with shipping scheduled from mid-June 2017. Read More »

Microsoft launches $999 Surface Laptop running Windows 10 S

The new OS beat out Windows 10 Pro, taking just 15 seconds to boot up for the first time. The Surface Laptop will be available in four colour options - silver, gold, burgundy and grey. Google hit a home run with the Chromebook, which has found its way into schools around the country. "It's basically a straightforward notebook, albeit one with the Microsoft's slick Surface aesthetic", wrote Engadget in an update. Read More »

Snapchats No Longer Have to Disappear After 10 Seconds

Facebook has spent the better part of the past year trying to kill Snapchat by copying its most popular features for Instagram, WhatsApp and the Facebook app itself. Just this week, Snap gave users the option to let their messages last indefinitely rather than disappearing after 10 seconds. The improved performance of the Android app allowed Snapchat to double the amount of net additional Android devices on the network. Read More »

Analysts' Recommendations Trending Stocks: Yelp Inc (NYSE:YELP) & Groupon Inc (NASDAQ:GRPN)

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Deutsche Bank AG reissued a " buy " rating and issued a $36.00 target price (down previously from $52.00) on shares of Yelp in a research note on Wednesday. connects people with local businesses by bringing "word of mouth" online and providing a platform for businesses and clients to engage and transact. The company now has an average rating of " Hold " and a consensus target price of $36.20. Read More »

Microsoft takes on Apple with new $999 Surface Laptop

While the Microsoft-made Surface Laptop will be a flagship device, created to compete with MacBooks in the education market, Microsoft also announced a range of low-price Windows PCs running Windows 10 S, which are created to challenge Google Chromebooks. Read More »

As iPhone 7 slumps, anticipation for the iPhone 8

Furthermore, the entity's revenues fell by 32% to $53bn (£41bn) in the March quarter. Cook added Apple will give money to programs to train more app developers as well, with an announcement coming this summer. However, he said that expansion of 4G infrastructure in the country is a "huge opportunity for Apple ". And so we're putting a lot of energy in, just like we have in other geos (geographies) that eventually wound up producing more and more. Read More »

Apple Sees Surprise fall In iPhone Sales

The company forecast total revenue of between $43.5bn and $45.5bn for the current quarter, while analysts on average were expecting $45.6bn. Despite the falling iPhone sales, Apple reported a 4.6% increase in its revenue to $52.9bn, as well as surpassing estimates on its profits. Read More »

Microsoft Unveils New Surface Laptop, Windows 10 S Aimed at Students

The software giant is hoping to take back some ground from Google and its easy-to-use browser-based Chrome OS. Microsoft hardware chief Panos Panay said at an event today that this new laptop is born from the need that students have for a laptop - not a tablet, like Microsoft's Surface Pro, or a laptop/tablet hybrid, like the Surface Book. Read More »

Amazon's touchscreen Echo Show unveiled

It's not clear if third-party Alexa devices will be included in the voice calling and messaging network. This may be the most expensive Echo Amazon has launched to date. The new Amazon Echo Show with a touchscreen is capable of streaming videos and while music is playing, it shows song lyrics on the screen. Amazon sells its Echo in the United Kingdom but didn't announce pricing or a release date for the Echo Show in UK. Read More »

LucidSound Announces the LS35X Wireless Gaming Headset

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The LS35X will feature continuous compatibility with past and future Xbox One consoles, including Project Scorpio. "We're excited to unveil Project Scorpio and the incredible game experiences it powers at E3 this June", Spencer wrote last month as posted on Xbox News . Read More »

Amazon Adds Touchscreen And Video Calling To Echo

With Echo Show customers can say, "Alexa, show the baby's room" and have the feed from an Internet connected camera, like Arlo , display on Echo Show. This morning, Amazon introduced its next-generation Amazon Echo device, the Echo Show . Amazon dominates the voice-enabled speakers market in the United States with 70.6% share this year. Read More »

Galaxy S8 users experience issues with charging and Wi-Fi

Samsung attributed its strong performance to its increased sales of its memory and display businesses products. Perhaps unsurprisngly, Samsung's mobile biz didn't fare quite so well as its chip-making division, and posted an operating profit of $1.8bn (£1.4bn) for the quarter, down 47 per cent compared to the previous year. Read More »

Windows 10 S has an 'Edge' over browsing

While this may seem similar to anything that Microsoft has done in the past, this time around it has a new operating system and the new Surface Laptop to boot. The Surface Laptop is lighter and faster is than any MacBook Air or Pro in the market, Panay said. Also, Windows 10 S will be free for all schools that are now running Windows 10 Pro PCs, and include free Office 365 education with Microsoft Teams. Read More »

Google Docs Phishing Scam: Don't Open This Link In Your Gmail

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Zach Latta has posted a Gif on Twitter which shows what happens when you click the link in the email, you can see this below and if you click it, your Gmail account will be compromised. Below is how one looked that we received at the station. Many people have reported receiving an alert from Google when the message comes up telling them that the email may be unsafe and not to open it unless they trust the person who sent it to them. Read More »

Microsoft's Surface Laptop is ridiculously expensive in the UK

Microsoft has released a restricted version of its flagship client operating system that prevents users from running apps from untrusted sources. Microsoft's previous effort at a slimmed-down Windows, Windows RT, wasn't popular because it wouldn't run older programs unavailable in the Windows Store. Read More »