Technology


City win first trophy under Guardiola City win first trophy under Guardiola
- March 01, 2018

City can re-establish a 16-point lead atop the standings when they travel to sixth-placed Arsenal , who are 27 points behind Guardiola's side. Speaking to Sky Sports News after the game, the Belgium global admitted that it is important City now keep their eye on the prize, ticking off each game as they come. (more...)
Bollywood star Sridevi Kapoor drowns in hotel bath, say police Bollywood star Sridevi Kapoor drowns in hotel bath, say police
- March 01, 2018

Two officials who wished to remain anonymous said she appeared to have been under the influence of alcohol . " Dubai Police confirm that the case file has been forwarded to the Dubai Public Prosecution to take the necessary legal action as is the case in such cases", authorities said in their final tweet . (more...)
Overwatch Announces Newest Support-Tank Hero Overwatch Announces Newest Support-Tank Hero
- March 01, 2018

The majority of her childhood was spent in her father's workshop, where she learned to truly hone her skills in the trade. She's also not afraid to head into the middle of the fight, using her shield as a battering ram to break the enemy's lines. (more...)
Xbox Game Pass March Lineup Revealed Xbox Game Pass March Lineup Revealed
- March 01, 2018

Rise of the Tomb Raider , the sequel to 2012's Tomb Raider reboot, will be available on Xbox Game Pass in March. Stockholders of game stores have taken issue with the subscription service from the get-go, as was evidenced by GameStop's stock plummeting 8.5%, even before Microsoft added new releases to the service. (more...)
Game Leaves Early Access and Adds Vehicular Battle Royale Mode Game Leaves Early Access and Adds Vehicular Battle Royale Mode
- March 01, 2018

However, battle royale spawned a huge following and the mode was rebranded as just H1Z1, which is now out of early access. "The next year, we created the first battle royal esports league and became the second esport to ever air on broadcast television". (more...)
Special Edition McLaren Senna Is A Carbon-Fiber Masterpiece Special Edition McLaren Senna Is A Carbon-Fiber Masterpiece
- March 01, 2018

The McLaren Senna Carbon Theme by McLaren Special Operations ( MSO ) is one of five themes developed by MSO for the auto - the other four will be digitally revealed at the Geneva show to inspire buyers of the vehicle as they spec their engineering dream machine. (more...)
Here's how to watch HD channels free for 1 year Here's how to watch HD channels free for 1 year
- March 01, 2018

With just 2 per cent of market share in the DTH TV segment, Reliance Big TV plans to boost its presence across the country. The customers will also get 500 free-to-air channels for a period of five years. Around a decade back, Indian government started its ambitious Direct To Home (DTH) services with the aim to reach thousands of ill-connected villages and towns in the lengths and breadths of the country. (more...)
APC: Oyegun's tenure extended APC: Oyegun's tenure extended
- March 01, 2018

This was disclosed by governor of Kogi state, Yahaya Bello after the NEC meeting of the party. "The forum, after dissections and thorough appraisal of the APC-led Government, hereby unanimously pass a vote of confidence on our dear President Muhammadu Buhari, the National Chairman of our great party, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, and other leaders of our great party for their numerous achievements, despite the challenges so far experienced in our dear country", read the communique. (more...)
Nokia Is Bringing Back The Banana Phone From 'The Matrix'
- March 01, 2018

Likewise, as an Android One phone , the Nokia 7 Plus users can expect receiving regular software and security updates. Three new Nokia smartphones that join the Android one programme are the Nokia 8 Sirocco , Nokia 7 Plus and the new Nokia 6 . (more...)
Amazon Buys Video Doorbell-Maker Ring Amazon Buys Video Doorbell-Maker Ring
- March 01, 2018

A Ring spokesperson explained that the firm's mission is to lower crime rates in communities via its home security tools. " Amazon's really watering the grass, so to speak, to grow into our homes and become more integrated in our lives in ways we haven't even fathomed yet", said Matt Schreiber, president and chief investment strategist at WBI. (more...)
Celebrate Horizon Zero Dawn's Anniversary With A Free PS4 Theme Celebrate Horizon Zero Dawn's Anniversary With A Free PS4 Theme
- March 01, 2018

However, it's clear from this announcement (if it hadn't been already) that this move payed off spectacularly. In celebration of the title's accomplishment and its one year anniversary, a bunch of free goodies will be available for PS4 users tomorrow, including avatars of Horizon Zero Dawn's characters and a theme showcasing fan-made Photo Mode screenshots. (more...)
Sony adds flagship features to $2000 mirrorless camera Sony adds flagship features to $2000 mirrorless camera
- March 01, 2018

The appropriately-named α7 III taps into the feature sets of Sony's α9 and α7R III cameras for the addition of back-illumination to the full frame sensor , improved autofocus and better battery life. Sony claims that a single battery can capture about 710 shots which very close to DSLR territory. Unfortunately, the A7 III isn't completely weather proof, which means extra caution to be exercised with the camera during adventure outings. (more...)
UEFA make changes to Champions and Europa League from next season UEFA make changes to Champions and Europa League from next season
- March 01, 2018

Previously, the side that finished fourth in the English top flight required to progress through a preliminary qualifier, with the Reds beating Hoffenheim over two legs this season. Whether that's actually the case is unknown, but regardless, the Champions League will now use the same system as the Europa League, which already has early and late kick-offs in place. (more...)
German appeals court says Google doesn't have to check links German appeals court says Google doesn't have to check links
- March 01, 2018

Intriguingly just 1,000 requesters were responsible for 15% of all URL de-listing requests, with Google observing that many of these requesters were "law firms and reputation management services". Tomlinson said it would be "sensible" for Google remove search results about the businessman's conviction. Apparently, 89% of these requests come from private individuals, with just 11% coming from other sources such as public officials, corporate sources, and the like. (more...)
Former BioShock, Dishonored Devs Announce New Game The Blackout Club Former BioShock, Dishonored Devs Announce New Game The Blackout Club
- March 01, 2018

Set in a small town with a dark secret, The Blackout Club sees a group of teens banding together after they discover that they've been losing consciousness temporarily, awakening in unusual places with no memory of what's transpired while they've been out. (more...)
Woops! SEGA accidentally gave away the full Yakuza 6 as a demo Woops! SEGA accidentally gave away the full Yakuza 6 as a demo
- March 01, 2018

Unfortunately, this looks to be restricted to the U.S. version of the demo , which was only available for a short amount of time before being pulled. If you've been looking forward to the Yakuza 6 demo and didn't pick it up yesterday, you'll have to wait a little while longer if you're in North America. (more...)
Galaxy S7 Edge Price in India Dropped After Samsung Galaxy S9 Unveiled Galaxy S7 Edge Price in India Dropped After Samsung Galaxy S9 Unveiled
- March 01, 2018

While Samsung has just launched its much-awaited Galaxy S9 at the ongoing Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 in Barcelona, Google's Pixel 2 XL was launched in October previous year as an all-encompassing Android favorite. However Samsung is not the only company working on foldable phone as we already told you that LG has also filed a patent of foldable phone and ZTE's Axon M is a phone that folds like a tablet having two separate screens. (more...)
Google Shopping error temporarily blocked results related to the word 'gun' Google Shopping error temporarily blocked results related to the word 'gun'
- March 01, 2018

That means searches for things like "water guns" and " Guns N Roses " merchandise result in a notification that the search "did not match any shopping results". In a statement on Saturday, Google said the bump stock results were removed following customer complaints. Google Shopping banned weapon listings in 2012. (more...)
Ofcom approve six companies to take part in spectrum auction Ofcom approve six companies to take part in spectrum auction
- March 01, 2018

A final list of participants is expected before the end of the week with Ofcom pressing ahead to complete the auction as soon as possible after the legal challenge against the cap from Three at the end of a year ago. "It will pave the way for 5G - allowing operators to launch the next generation of mobile technology", Philip Marnick, Ofcom's Spectrum Group Director, said . (more...)
Ericsson tells operators: 5G is ready Ericsson tells operators: 5G is ready
- March 01, 2018

Elsewhere, Ekholm ploughed a familar path regarding vendors' priorities for the years ahead, talking up the importance of operators opting for 5G early, arguing that first movers will have a financial advantage down the line. Ekholm also addressed the achievements of 4G early adopters in terms of yearly revenue growth and market share. Ray Mota, an industry analyst at ACG Research, said Cisco was looking to convince operators to spend more on what he called "precursors to 5G", which solve ... (more...)
Government Might Have the Tech to Crack Into Latest iPhone Government Might Have the Tech to Crack Into Latest iPhone
- March 01, 2018

It also appears the feds have already tried out Cellebrite tech on the most recent Apple handset, the iPhone X . That's according to a warrant unearthed by Forbes in MI, marking the first known government inspection of the bleeding edge smartphone in a criminal investigation. (more...)
Tech: Apple Uses Google, Amazon for iCloud Storage Tech: Apple Uses Google, Amazon for iCloud Storage
- March 01, 2018

Another thing Novet points out is that Microsoft's Azure is now missing in this document from the list of cloud services Apple uses, though it has been mentioned in the past. Other key users of Google's cloud offering include payments platform PayPal, image-sharing social media platform Snapchat, and music streaming service Spotify. (more...)
Qualcomm fills in the blanks, unveils Snapdragon 700 series platforms Qualcomm fills in the blanks, unveils Snapdragon 700 series platforms
- March 01, 2018

In their short press release, the company is stating that the goal of the new Snapdragon 700 series platforms is to offer the type of premium features found in the 800 series SoCs in a cheaper part for lower-priced devices. As the naming scheme reveals, this range sits right between the company's premium Snapdragon 800 tier and the more cost effective Snapdragon 600 series . (more...)
Hands on: Asus Zenfone 5 2018 review Hands on: Asus Zenfone 5 2018 review
- March 01, 2018

Zenfone 5 is expected to be priced around Rs 25,000 and Zenfone 5Z is expected to be priced between Rs 40,000 and 50,000. I'm pleased to see that Asus has made some minor improvements to the ZenFone 5's camera specs. Most of the AI features of the smartphone are created to work offline as well. As per reports another version of the phone with 3 GB RAM , Snapdragon 430 processor will also be launched. (more...)
The Moto E5 Plus Stuns In Leaked Official Render
- March 01, 2018

Lenovo is expected to announce an update to its E line of Moto phones at some point this spring, and today, VentureBeat reporter Evan Blass leaked an image of the rumored Moto E5 Plus . There is Motorola branding at the bottom, and no signs of a fingerprint sensor. We can see that there is a fingerprint reader on the back of the handset. (more...)
Google takes Assistant worldwide with new languages and custom phone integrations Google takes Assistant worldwide with new languages and custom phone integrations
- March 01, 2018

Google Assistant already speaks English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, and Portuguese (Brazil), but its linguist capabilities will be greatly expanded over the next 10 months as Google plans to add support for more than 30 languages. (more...)
Take-Two Interactive Software (NASDAQ:TTWO) Earns "Overweight" Rating from Morgan Stanley
- March 01, 2018

Credit Suisse Group reiterated a "neutral" rating and issued a $116.00 price objective (up previously from $95.00) on shares of Take-Two Interactive Software in a report on Wednesday, November 8th. As per Wednesday, April 27, the company rating was initiated by BMO Capital Markets. The firm has "Buy" rating by Cowen & Co given on Friday, July 7. (more...)
Huawei P20 to take on iPhone X design Huawei P20 to take on iPhone X design
- March 01, 2018

The phone pictured in Blass's tweet looks virtually identical to the phone that appeared on Weibo just days ago. If online speculation and leaks are to be believed, Huawei's next flagship device may feature a similar display to the iPhone X and three rear cameras . (more...)
Houses on fire as violence breaks out in Kaduna community Houses on fire as violence breaks out in Kaduna community
- March 01, 2018

The eyewitness said the crisis erupted following a misunderstanding between some Christian and Muslim youths over an alleged conversion of two Christian girls into Islam. "The 18 persons are undergoing interrogation and we are strengthening security presence in the area", Mr Iwar said. "I can confirmed to you that shops and houses have been set ablaze by a group of youth in the area". (more...)
YouTube's Live streaming functionality gets more accessible YouTube's Live streaming functionality gets more accessible
- February 28, 2018

Live broadcasting is now available to virtually anyone with a smartphone and YouTube has just added some notable updates. Location tagging is another new feature that can be added to both mobile live streams and uploaded videos. Now you will be able to still view the chat as it happened during the broadcast. Users can also explore other videos with the same location tag by simply clicking on it and can also use the location filter on the search results page to find other videos from a ... (more...)