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Azure puts a new twist on container management platforms

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Wiedower said that Azure Container Instances "re-affirms that Microsoft "gets it" when it comes to containers". "The reason I avoided containers on Azure was because I did not want to have to create Hyper-V instances, which for our small application, would be the same effort as deploying to a VM and maintaining it", said Chris Riley, DevOps analyst with Fixate IO, a content strategy consulting firm based in Livermore, Calif., and a TechTarget contributor . Read More »

Three directors reportedly on the shortlist for Bond 25

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James Bond 25 is set for a release on November 8, 2019 . Mackenzie made massive waves when he first hit the headlines with the 2013 English prison drama Starred Up (which was the breakthrough role for young actor Jack O'Connel). It's highly speculated James Bond 25 will not be a reboot because Daniel Craig is interested in returning. When Sam Mendes elected to leave the James Bond director's chair following two movies - Skyfall and Spectre - it meant that Eon Productions ... Read More »

Mets' Steven Matz roughed up in fourth straight start

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From Rotoworld: Matz surrendered three runs over five innings in a no-decision against the Athletics on Friday. He struck out one. "A couple bad pitches they ambushed me early in the count", Blach said. Cespedes gave the Mets the lead, and led them to a win. After Lucas Duda and Jose Reyes lined out, Travis d'Arnaud, the No. 8 hitter, singled home Bruce to make it 3-2. Read More »

Final Fantasy XV's multiplayer expansion has an online test next week

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Now players will be able to take their custom avatar on multiplayer quests with up to three other players. It actually sounds really full fledged, as opposed to something just tacked on like many had feared or assumed. The game will have you going on quests to gain Metoshards (Which can't be usable in the test version ). In the closed online test , you can select one from among three quests at the start, and play up to three consecutive battles. Read More »

Meizu Pro 7 and Pro 7 Plus announced with dual-displays

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Coming to the secondary display , both the smartphones come with a 2-inch Super AMOLED display . Because it is an AMOLED panel and not e-ink, the display can be used to display a wide variety of information in full color and control, such as for media controls, notifications and for using it as a viewfinder for the rear camera. Read More »

WhatsApp active user numbers explode to 1bn per day

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A Twitter user has even posted a screenshot of the alleged recall feature on the WhatsApp Web version number 0.2.5370. Facebook had shelled out $19 billion to buy out WhatsApp. For instance, Kaizala allows users to add as many users as one wishes, on a group, whereas, WhatsApp only allows 256 members in a group. It is planning to roll out the new app for Android, iOS and Windows 10 platforms. Read More »

Waze app now works via built-in touchscreens

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In a blog post this week, Waze announced it would now be available on Android Auto , and it's unbelievable it took this long to be honest. Have you tried Waze for Android Auto yet? Having used the Waze with Android Auto for a while now I must admit that it has now become my default navigation app. Read More »

Windows 10 Insider Build 16251 Introduces Phone to PC Linking

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The answer is sad but expected "no". Windows 10 Insider Preview build 16251 is not overly spectacular when it comes to new features because of that. This means after you execute a normal reboot of the PC, you'll benefit from a faster sign-in and the automatic launch of any app which is registered for application restart (Microsoft explains more on this here). Read More »

Apple starts trial production of all three iPhones, iPhone 8 not delayed

Tokyo-based Mac Otakara , known for its near-accurate predictions about smartphones, particularly Apple iPhones , has claimed that the upcoming iPhone 8 will get unveiled along with generic iPhone 7s and the iPhone 7s Plus, during the company's annual product launch in September, but special edition mobile will only be released to the market in late October or early November. Read More »

USB 3.2 specification announced, with double the data rates over existing cables

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Top of the list was the reversible connector, but there was also the promise of up to 100 watts of power, and up to 10Gbps data transfer speeds. "The USB 3.2 update delivers the next level of performance ". Changes have been made the hub specification to streamline the transitioning process between single-lane and multi-lane operation when different types of devices are connected to a hub. Read More »

Nintendo Switch Has Sold 4.7 Million Units In Its First Four Months

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Its Splatoon 2 has just gone on sale and " Super Mario Odyssey " for the Switch will launch in October. This time past year, Nintendo was losing more money than expected. Video games giant Nintendo ( 7974.HK ) swung back to profit in its most recent quarter on the back of strength in its recently launched Switch console. Read More »

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Updates Detailed - FOV Slider and New Rifle

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Hopefully, we'll get to see a bit more European players represent in Cologne, but having North American players try to take their throne might be an interesting dynamic. Once Gamescom is complete, on August 27th, the Gamescom Invitational Crate will be no longer available and removed from the game. The Gamescom PUBG Invitational will the first PUBG offline event where participants will compete in daily qualifiers. Read More »

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc

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Check back later for our full analysis on CMG's earnings report! Bartlett now expects that the restaurant operator will post earnings per share of $1.87 for the quarter, down from their previous forecast of $1.88. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $419.18 and a 200 day moving average of $434.34. The company has a market cap of $9.90 billion, a PE ratio of 106.82 and a beta of 0.64. Read More »

Walmart Is Not Canceling SNES Classic Pre-orders

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It appears as though all pre-orders for the SNES Classic from last week will be canceled and that the pre-order page going live was the result of an error. However, there is no confirmation about exactly when the consoles will become available in Target. ThinkGeek's NES Classic Edition bundles are still cheaper than getting one off eBay . Read More »

Moto Z2 Force vs Moto Z2 Play: What's the difference?

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In terms of other specifications, the Moto Z2 Force is likely to come with a 5.5-inch QHD display and Android Nougat 7.1.1, powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 835 SoC. You'll still need a pair of Bluetooth buds or a USB-C dongle to listen to music. The Z2 Force Edition follows up on the Z2 Play , Moto's $499 midrange unlocked phone which we reviewed in June (video below). Read More »

Adobe Flash Player Support Ending In 2020 - What Would We Use?

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Adobe has partnered with Microsoft , Google , Mozilla , Apple , and many others, to ensure that the open web could meet and exceed the experiences that Flash has traditionally provided. 2018 Second Half - Firefox users have to enable Flash on each session they want to use Flash. Meanwhile, Flash continued on but became overtaken by HTML5. Read More »

IPhone 9 Comes With Its Own OLED Technology

Forbes contributor Gordon Kelly cites supply chain sources through case maker Nodus in specifically claiming the bezel around the 5.8-inch display will measure 4mm on each side. With more than 30 per cent higher production capacity than the company's current biggest factory, Samsung's mega-OLED factory would be capable of producing between 180,000 and 270,000 display panels per month. Read More »

Mercedes-Benz is the latest manufacturer to enter all-electric Formula E

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Mercedes has announced its arrival in the championship of electric single-seaters from the season 2019/2020, activating the option taken a few months ago, and initially planned for the previous season. Mercedes has confirmed that it will be the latest manufacturer to join the Formula E championship . Wolff explained this was to "give us time to properly understand" Formula E and 'prepare for our entry in the right way'. Read More »

Microsoft giving Paint the brush-off after 32 years

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Instead of deprecating Paint in Windows 10 (which seemed to many to be the first step toward oblivion), Saunders said Microsoft would release MS Paint in the Windows Store as a free app. Citing an "incredible outpouring of support and nostalgia" around the program, Microsoft says it's learned that Paint still has "a lot of fans" after its 32 years. Read More »

Apple Advises Users to Download New iOS to Avoid WiFi Vulnerability Issues

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Apple is urging users urged to upgrade their phones and other mobile devices. The tech giant has released a fix for a bug called Broadpwn, which affects the chips found in Android and Apple smartphones. If you have an iPhone or other iOS device you should do the following: Go to Settings, General and then Software Update to install iOS 10.3.3. The same chips are also being used in Samsung, LG, Google and HTC devices. Read More »

Yu Yunique 2 unveiled at Rs 5999 for Indian market

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The smartphone is launched at Rs 5,999 and will be available for buying from July 27, 12PM. Speaking at the launch, Shubhodip Pal, chief marketing and chief commercial officer, Micromax and YU said "It is a smartphone that will be a compelling choice for those new age users who are always multi-tasking". Read More »

Nokia's first Android flagship will be unveiled on August 16

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We don't need hints there as to what's on Nokia's or HMD Global's mind as rumours have been pretty generous when it comes to Nokia 8's imminent launch. A mystery device has popped up on Geekbench, dubbed Unknown Heart. The Nokia 8 is rumored to include a dual-camera system with 13-megapixel sensors and Carl Zeiss optics. Read More »

Meet the Fastest Ford Mustang Ever

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Ford announced Monday that the 2018 Mustang GT will be the fastest Mustang ever, capable of 0-60 mile-per-hour acceleration in less than four seconds. The new 10-speed automatic transmission provides more accurate and faster shifts and better low speed responses. Dag Strip Mode is just one of five modes available to the driver with the new model, each of which suits a different kind of driving scenario. Read More »

Android O Developer Preview 4 update is now available

In so many words, it gets across that customers will gravitate towards apps that support features like Picture-in-Picture (PiP) and notification dots , and away from apps that don't. To do so, they also should update to the latest version of Android Studio , Google's IDE for writing Android apps. Devices eligible to receive the Android O update include the Pixel, Pixel XL , Pixel C , Nexus 5X , Nexus 6P , and Nexus Player , which will also be updated to the final version of Android O ... Read More »

Tank is tribute to Armed Force Personnel who trained here: JNU VC

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A controversy is raging after the V-C on Sunday asked two central ministers, V.K. Singh and Dharmendra Pradhan to help the university get a decommissioned tank to be placed on the campus. The freedom of speech issue, for which JNU students like Umar Khalid, Kanhaiya Kumar and Anirban Bhattacharya fought vehemently previous year, was also brought up by Gautam Gambhir. Read More »

Dying Light Developer Techland Discusses the Upcoming Year of Free DLC

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And they won't cost you a penny. The developer will also be releasing a teaser of all of the content that is to come, which will be called " DLC #0 " and is expected to be released soon. Dying Light still attracts 500,000 users each week, which is a big reason why the company has chose to announce such extensive support so late in its lifetime. Read More »

Facelifted Jaguar XJ gets technology upgrades and new flagship model

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This version is "rumoured to be pure electric", and means Jaguar will beat its rivals "to having a battery-powered flagship saloon" with which it can target core markets such as China. The XJR575 takes just 44 seconds to reach this top speed from zero. Buyers get the option of two new colors in the 575, both created by SVO: Velocity Blue and Satin Corris Grey. Read More »

Grab attracts S$2.7b in investments from Didi Chuxing, SoftBank

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SoftBank has been the primary financier of the battle against Uber in Asia, first putting $5 billion in Didi before an investment in Grab and India's Ola. Today, the company claims that its app has been downloaded onto over 50 million smartphones and used by 1.1 million drivers. Didi had previously said it wants to create a "global mobility ecosystem". Read More »