Samsung says the Galaxy S8 and S8

Samsung says the Galaxy S8 and S8

The company conducted a survey - in which 1,000 smartphone owners participated - and found that smartphone use increases 42% in the U.S. during the hot summer months. Up front, the smartphone has a 13-megapixel front camera of aperture f/1.9 with LED flash. Samsung claims that the camera clicks brilliant pictures under all light conditions. Read More

Microsoft To Cut Up To 3000 Jobs, Mostly Outside US, Says Report

Microsoft To Cut Up To 3000 Jobs, Mostly Outside US, Says Report

Microsoft said it had notified some employees that their positions will be "eliminated". "This can result in increased investment in some places and, from time-to-time, re-deployment in others", he added. Microsoft didn't mention anything about the layoffs; instead, the memo describes how the customer model in its commercial and consumer businesses will be broken into two segments: enterprise and small, medium and corporate customers. Read More

Microsoft planning cloud-focused sales force reorganisation, layoffs likely

Microsoft planning cloud-focused sales force reorganisation, layoffs likely

Bloomberg , meanwhile, says the job cuts will affect the Worldwide Commercial Business led by Judson Althoff and Jean-Philippe Courtois, who took over Microsoft's sales and marketing group after veteran COO Kevin Turner left a year ago. Read More

Sartaj Aziz meets US Senate delegation

Sartaj Aziz meets US Senate delegation

A high-level US Senate delegation met Pakistan's top foreign affairs official and powerful military chief in Islamabad to discuss regional security as Washington gears up to send more troops to neighboring Afghanistan. Aziz also raised concern over the inhumane activities of Indian forces in occupied Kashmir. The senators appreciated the contribution and sacrifices made by Pakistan and the successes achieved in the fight against terrorism. Read More

Far-right French leader Marine Le Pen charged in European Union funding scandal

Far-right French leader Marine Le Pen charged in European Union funding scandal

Prosecutors placed French far-right leader Marine Le Pen under formal investigation on Friday as part of a probe into the alleged misuse of European Union funds to pay parliamentary assistants. Le Pen have denied any wrongdoing and when allegations emerged during the second round of the presidential election dismissed them as being politically motivated. Read More

Lotus Might One Day Build its Cars in China

Lotus Might One Day Build its Cars in China

The total consideration for the disposal of a 49.9% stake in DRB-Hicom Bhd's automotive arm Proton Holdings Bhd to China's Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co Ltd is RM460.3 million. Under the partnership, Syed Faisal said Proton will become the manufacturing hub for Geely's right-hand drive models. The government has long resisted efforts to sell off any key stake in Proton, seen as a national icon. Read More

'Cars 3' leaves all new debuts in its dust

'Cars 3' leaves all new debuts in its dust

The third part of the " Cars " franchise opened to an estimated 53.5 million Dollars from 4,256 theaters. While this is the lowest opening for the franchise, it is still a solid start. It's the first major release from Entertainment Studios, which acquired the project from its original distributor, Dimension Films. " All Eyez on Me ", $27.1 million 4. Read More

Taylor Swift Is Returning To Music Streaming Services

Taylor Swift Is Returning To Music Streaming Services

Taylor Swift got back together with Spotify on Friday, returning her music to streaming services nearly three years after complaining publicly they did not pay artists enough, and on the same day rival Katy Perry released a new album. In 2015, she criticized Apple Music for not paying artists for songs streamed during a customer's three-month trial. The 27-year old award-winning singer, #Taylor Swift , has now finally chose to let bygones be bygones and has released all of her songs to ... Read More

Google Search makes it easier to find jobs in the US

Google Search makes it easier to find jobs in the US

Expect more improvements in the coming months as Google and these companies continue to work on the database and documentation. With job postings scattered across the web, newspapers and help wanted signs, it's not always easy to find ones that are a good fit based on your unique needs and skills. Read More

Facebook discloses new details on removing terrorism content

Facebook discloses new details on removing terrorism content

MPs and anti-terrorism experts have attacked American technology companies for relying on users to flag offensive and risky content, rather than seeking it out. Facebook is using image matching to prevent terrorist content. Facebook and other platforms have been criticized by politicians for not doing enough to crack down on extremist content. Read More

E3 2017: Metroid: Samus Returns Out On Nintendo 3DS In September

Nintendo of America boss Reggie Fils-Aime was asked about a new Metroid game prior to the release of the Nintendo Switch , and his response was interesting. Fans have been clamouring for a proper Metroid Prime sequel for ages, and Nintendo have finally listened. After the announcement of the game on Nintendo's Treehouse Live, original Metroid co-director Yoshio Sakamoto and developer MercurySteam's José Luis Márquez revealed more about the upcoming Nintendo 3DS title. Read More

E3 2017: New God of War footage unleashed

E3 2017: New God of War footage unleashed

But if we take into account past releases in the franchise, you can expect it to be out in March. its unclear if the footage on display at the E3 2017 conference was on the PS4 or PS4 pro. It seems more personal, and Kratos doesn't seem to be filled as much with rage as in past iterations. A year ago we got our first glimpse at the new God of War , which features a bearded Kratos complete with a new ax and, oh yeah, a son. Read More

Key Specs Comes on MacBook Pro 2017

Key Specs Comes on MacBook Pro 2017

While it's got the same form factor and 27-inch display as the current high-end iMac , the similarities pretty much end there. They will support up to one billion colors. The updates are definitely welcome, especially on the MacBook Pro front, so if you've been waiting to snag a new Mac for months, now might be the time. Read More

Updates to Apple Watch, new watch faces and Siri expansion

In the latest version of watchOS, it's diving in head first. But perhaps the most exciting update is the fact that Siri can now be used on Apple Watch . Users will also receive unique Monthly Challenges designed just for them. There's also some new animations. We're enabling, for the first time, two-way data exchange in real time with gym equipment. Read More

'District 9' Director Neill Blomkamp Teases Series Of

'District 9' Director Neill Blomkamp Teases Series Of "Streaming" Sci-Fi Shorts

Reptilian slave-master aliens abound in the first trailer for Neill Blomkamp's experimental short film Oat Studios Volume 1 , which looks to be a sci-fi project in a similar vein to his blockbuster about alien refugees, 2009's District 9 . Read More

Sony Discontinues PlayStation 3 Consoles in Japan

Sony Discontinues PlayStation 3 Consoles in Japan

It made flawless sense, taking into consideration how the only remaining unit which was still being produced in the Land of the Rising Sun happens to be the Sony PS3 500GB make. While a popular feature and something that keeps Sony on par with Microsoft and their Games with Gold service, it's not always possible to please everyone. Read More

AMD announces Vega for PCs will come in two months

AMD also unveiled the Ryzen mobile accelerated processing unit in an ultra-portable laptop references design. AMD's previously announced many-core CPU for the high-end PC desktop and workstation market was first announced at Financial Analyst Day a few weeks back. Read More

XE SV Project 8 is the most extreme performance Jaguar ever

XE SV Project 8 is the most extreme performance Jaguar ever

Jaguar's above claims would mean that the mad XE will be faster than the F-Type SVR, so expect 0-100 km/h below 3.5 seconds and top speed in excess of 320 km/h. Jaguar has remained tight-lipped on when the vehicle will arrive, but it's expected to make its public debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in June where it'll likely also be driven up the hill. Read More

New HTC Vive Doesn't Require a PC or Phone

New HTC Vive Doesn't Require a PC or Phone

The headset is based around a positional tracking system Google calls WorldSense , which Bavor claimed uses only a handful of internal sensors to provide accurate positioning information for room-scale virtual reality . As a result, a software update will be bringing support for Daydream to the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus later in the year. Everything required to deliver a smooth and immersive VR experience will be integrated within the headset. Read More

Hayden critical with serious brain damage

Hayden critical with serious brain damage

Hayden was hit by a auto while cycling in Italy, and rushed to hospital with severe chest and head injuries. Nicky Hayden, the 35-year-old motorcycle racer nicknamed the Kentucky Kid, was training on the Rimini coastline in Italy on his bicycle when a Peugeot 206 convertible hit him. Read More

Fresh barrage of cyber attacks set to hit today

Fresh barrage of cyber attacks set to hit today

Darien Huss, a 28-year-old research engineer who assisted the anonymous British researcher lauded a hero, said he was "still anxious for what's to come in the next few days because it really would not be so hard for the actors behind this to re-release their code without a kill switch or with a better kill switch". Read More

'Pro Evolution Soccer 2018' (ALL) Announced, Dated - Screens & Trailer

'Pro Evolution Soccer 2018' (ALL) Announced, Dated - Screens & Trailer

These include a revamped control system that adds more fluidity to the game, and a new, simpler user interface. This feature will allow players to "react to receiving a ball using permissible parts of the body, such as chest, head, and legs to bring a pass under control dependent on the height and pace of the incoming ball". Read More

Galaxy Note 8 New leaks Reveals 6.3 inch Display and Dual Camera

Galaxy Note 8 New leaks Reveals 6.3 inch Display and Dual Camera

The device in question, allegedly the Galaxy J7 Max , is expected to be priced somewhere around Rs 20,000 or less. According to the leaked details, Samsung will be launching the handset in India soon and it will apparently retails between $250 and $300. Read More

SpaceX attempts to launch tonight, maintain record pace ars_ab.settitle(1097991)

SpaceX attempts to launch tonight, maintain record pace ars_ab.settitle(1097991)

Because of the fuel requirement, the Falcon 9 booster will not be recovered, says SpaceX in a statement . Since the satellite is more than six metric tons and is going to a higher orbit Falcon 9 rocket won't have enough fuel to make a return attempt, even at sea. Read More

Social Security Administration releases most popular baby names list

Social Security Administration releases most popular baby names list

Rounding out the top five are Olivia, Ava, Sophia, and Isabella for girls, and Liam, William, Mason, and James for boys. With baby name trends ebbing and flowing over the decades, the agency also reported the names with the greatest change in popularity for 2016. Read More

Opera's Latest Browser Comes With WhatsApp And Facebook Built Into It

Opera's Latest Browser Comes With WhatsApp And Facebook Built Into It

The browser , dubbed Opera Reborn , allows users to pin Facebook , WhatsApp and Telegram messaging apps to the left side of the browser . However, switching between tabs when responding to a message has been cumbersome and inefficient, until now. Read More

Why you should consider an unlocked Samsung Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+

Why you should consider an unlocked Samsung Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+

The latest Samsung Galaxy Folder smartphone, Samsung's flip device based on the Android OS is all set to come out into the markets. More important, I believe we're on our way to a mobile future where we carry our smartphones (or some future version) to and from the office and, when we sit at our desks, our desktop screens will light up. Read More

Ubisoft's long-rumored Mario x Rabbids RPG is reportedly still happening

Ubisoft's long-rumored Mario x Rabbids RPG is reportedly still happening

Furthermore, Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle will be a turn-based RPG with two-player local co-op, encompassing a "goofy sense of humor", according to art assets shared with Kotaku (that were asked not to be shared). "She loves Mario Maker , but she could never participate in that game because of the complexity of the controls". While this is a decidedly odd story, it gets even more weird when you learn that Mario will apparently handle a gun in the game. Read More

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild DLC Pack 1 detailed

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild DLC Pack 1 detailed

Nintendo has announced the content for the first DLC pack for The Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild, which is coming this Winter. While you'll still have to a wait few more weeks for the first DLC, Nintendo is finally detailing what you can expect from The Master Trials' combat challenge, higher difficulty, and extra map options. Read More

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild's First DLC Pack Detailed

Then we have the Travel Medallion, which will be hidden in some treasure chest within the game world, and will serve to create a new temporary travel spot on the map. And on top of it all, enemies can have higher levels. In addition, there will also be floating platforms found through out the world, which will have some very tough enemies atop them, but also , some great loot as well. Read More