Technology


Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) Stake Maintained by Aull & Monroe Investment Management Corp Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) Stake Maintained by Aull & Monroe Investment Management Corp
- August 08, 2017

Buckingham Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Exxon Mobil Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $339.12 billion market cap company. Balasa Dinverno & Foltz Llc increased Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM ) stake by 43.19% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Moors & Cabot Inc reported 150,415 shares stake. (more...)
The next version of Firefox will include support for VR The next version of Firefox will include support for VR
- August 08, 2017

Mozilla has been working to bring virtual reality support to the Firefox browser for quite some time now. The WebVR on Firefox will be available for all Windows users with HTC Vive or the Oculus Rift headset. Quantum Flow also reduces the amount of RAM being used by the browser, with a Mozilla developer saying Firefox 30 with 1691 open tabs used 2GB of RAM where as Firefox 55 cut this to under 500MB of RAM (page contents weren't loaded in either instance). (more...)
Gundam Versus Open Beta For The West Set For September 2nd Gundam Versus Open Beta For The West Set For September 2nd
- August 08, 2017

As revealed over the weekend, an open beta is scheduled for North America and Europe on September 2 and 3, and will be available to all PS4 owners, including those who don't have a PS Plus account. Furthermore, users will be able to start the open beta download the open beta application starting on August 29th. The test will allow players to play online in Player Match and Casual Match modes, in one vs. (more...)
Galaxy S8 Active Official, AT&T May Lose Exclusivity Galaxy S8 Active Official, AT&T May Lose Exclusivity
- August 08, 2017

AT&T revealed today that the phone is available for pre-order tomorrow, with a release to follow in just a couple of days on August 11. That's where Samsung's Galaxy Active line comes in handy. The Galaxy S8 Active will be available on its Next plans with prices starting at $28 per month for 30 months. Perhaps most notable about the announcement, however, is the fact that AT&T says that it will exclusively offer the Galaxy S8 Active "for a limited time". (more...)
Latest Xbox One Update is Rolling Out Now
- August 08, 2017

Although the Windows application is nearly identical to the one that many can download through Spotify's wonderful website, there has been some pleasant updates to the added support that the Windows Store delivers. There's still something to be said about the amount of fat that might not need to be there at all, but this is a step above anything the Xbox One has seen yet. (more...)
Lion King Remake Casts Two More Parts Lion King Remake Casts Two More Parts
- August 08, 2017

James Earl Jones , the original voice of Mufasa, will be reprising his role in this movie (the only original cast member to do so), and Chiwetel Ejiofor is said to be in talks to play the villain Scar. Also featured in the film was the voice of legendary actor Robert Guillame, who brought life to the baboon Rafiki, who served as Mufasa's royal adviser and presented the baby Simba on Pride Rock after the cub's birth. (more...)
Zapados Has Now Been Spotted In Pokemon Go Zapados Has Now Been Spotted In Pokemon Go
- August 08, 2017

Moltres is still out there now, but that comes to an end later today. So, Zapdos is up next. Golem . Golem is a Ground/Rock type Pokemon , which means it will take reduced damage from Zapdos' electric attacks. Unlike Moltres, which popped up at a single location outside of The Pokemon Company's headquarters, Zapdos is popping up all around the globe. What do you think about putting the legendary birds on a rotation like this? The logistics for catching this Pokemon GO Team Instinct ... (more...)
Red Dead Redemption 2: New Delay Brings Joy To EA, Ubisoft Red Dead Redemption 2: New Delay Brings Joy To EA, Ubisoft
- August 08, 2017

When pressed specifically about the possibility of a Red Dead Redemption 2 PC port, CEO Strauss Zelnick said: " Any updates about any of our titles will come from our labels ". For those familiar with Take-Two's past comments regarding PC plans, Slatoff's comments are more of a confirmation than we're used to. There is not much certainty, as far as having " Red Dead Redemption 2 " for PC is concerned. (more...)
AM2R Creator Working On Ori And The Will Of The Wisps AM2R Creator Working On Ori And The Will Of The Wisps
- August 08, 2017

Last year, Nintendo put a stop to the development and distribution of the fan game AM2R, which stands for Another Metroid 2 Remake . That's apparently fallen to the wayside, as Guasti said in a recent blog post that "everyone involved in AM2R moved on", and so has he, to "a new, original Metroidvania game" done in Unity. (more...)
Assassin's Creed: Origins won't fail your mission upon detection Assassin's Creed: Origins won't fail your mission upon detection
- August 08, 2017

The quest kicks off when main character Bayek stumbles across a Greek geographer named Corteseos, who's had all his maps and notes stolen. Later in the video, we are given our first look inside the smallest Pyramid at Giza and a cave system with a bandit camp. (more...)
Play For Honor for free this weekend Play For Honor for free this weekend
- August 07, 2017

This weekend, players will have the opportunity to try the game out for free on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. For Honor is on sale for $29.99 United States dollars until August 8 at 8am PT/11am ET through the PlayStation Store as part of a Ubisoft Publisher Sale. (more...)
Walmart heirs close to buying Rapha Walmart heirs close to buying Rapha
- August 07, 2017

Only last week, Rapha Racing Ltd released its annual accounts, showing a substantial increase in turnover to £67m and over £1m of profit - suggesting the company is in strong health ahead of the sale. Much of that growth was driven by Rapha's growing worldwide customer base, with the brand now present in retail locations in more than a dozen cities from Chicago to Seoul. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S9: Everything We Know So Far
- August 07, 2017

Supposedly, this technology is being followed so that Samsung can fit a bigger battery in the next upcoming Galaxy S flagship without making the handset heavier. In particular, the South Korean industry is expected to be hit harder than any other countries. "This will be advantageous for businesses such as Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd. (more...)
Everything About 'Life of Kylie' Is a Contradiction Everything About 'Life of Kylie' Is a Contradiction
- August 07, 2017

Attention "actually freaks me out, because it reminds me that I'm Kylie f-ing Jenner", she says. Jordyn, 19, added: "Honestly, she's the funniest person to try to get out of something because she goes, "You know, I just feel like my goal is not to be there right now". (more...)
YouTube adds mobile chat, because Google doesn't have enough messaging apps YouTube adds mobile chat, because Google doesn't have enough messaging apps
- August 07, 2017

That roll out begins today, but won't reach all YouTube users worldwide for a few days. It's meant for discussing YouTube videos (you can chat while the video is playing), but you can use it to discuss anything you want. Fortunately, YouTube implemented this feature in a way that makes sense and is easy to use, my one qualm about SMS invites aside. While it allows you to find friends from your phone's Address Book, there's now no way to block requests from those you don't know. (more...)
Meizu M6 Note Rumored to Feature Helio P25 SoC & 4GB RAM Meizu M6 Note Rumored to Feature Helio P25 SoC & 4GB RAM
- August 07, 2017

The unexpected may happen as benchmarking site Geekbench has listed the Lenovo K8 Plus with some of the key features. The listing has done a tremendous job by spilling some beans on speculations, and further foretelling those delightful features that are going to get unveiled with the handset. (more...)
Apple launches official Instagram account to show off iPhone photographers' work Apple launches official Instagram account to show off iPhone photographers' work
- August 07, 2017

When the iPhone 6 first came out, numerous brand's billboards featured images that had been shot exclusively on iPhones, and when the iPhone 7 launched in 2016, the brand showcased its abilities in nighttime photography in an advertising campaign . (more...)
Samsung's ultra-durable Galaxy S8 Active launches this week
- August 07, 2017

At a hefty retail price of $850 (or $28.34 a month with 30 AT&T Next payments), it's indeed not easy to justify the existence of this literal beast. If you'll buy a Galaxy S8 Active on AT&T Next and add DirectTV, you'll be able to get a second S8 for free, or $500 towards a new Samsung TV purchased online. (more...)
'Uncharted: The Lost Legacy' Director Says Series Has Moved Past Nathan Drake 'Uncharted: The Lost Legacy' Director Says Series Has Moved Past Nathan Drake
- August 07, 2017

Also in the video, the developers talk about how they originally conceived Uncharted: The Lost Legacy as something smaller and contained. They initially saw it as something much smaller and more contained than it is now, but as the development process went on the team had made a decision to expand the size of the game. (more...)
Self-Driving Cars Aren't That Safe with This Exploit Self-Driving Cars Aren't That Safe with This Exploit
- August 07, 2017

People, automobile experts, and governments across the globe are anxious about the possibility of a remote hack where a smart auto is hijacked to create on-street chaos. This way, a auto would be able to use location-based data to identify inaccurate signs and know that it should not race at highway speeds in suburbs. (more...)
LG Q6 India Launch Set for Thursday, Sports 5.5-Inch FullVision Display LG Q6 India Launch Set for Thursday, Sports 5.5-Inch FullVision Display
- August 07, 2017

The Q6 is being touted as a sleek phone that "comfortably fits in one hand". If you are in India, get ready for the release of LG Q6 in India. The Q6 was unveiled in Poland last month . In the camera segment, LG Q6 features single rear camera of 13MP instead of a dual camera. It measures 142.5 x 69.3 x 8.1mm and weighs in at 149 grams. (more...)
Google Pixel 2, Pixel XL 2 might not have flagship features Google Pixel 2, Pixel XL 2 might not have flagship features
- August 07, 2017

It was late a year ago when Google revealed its new handsets, the Pixel and PIxel XL . It is uncertain at this point whether both prices will be permanently reduced or if this is something temporary, but if located in the United States, you can now head to the Google Store and purchase the Pixel starting at $524 and the Pixel XL starting at $569. (more...)
LG V30 to Have FullVision OLED Display
- August 07, 2017

As reported by Android Authority , the tech giant's flagship smartphone will be the first handset to come along with a camera with f/1.6 aperture crystal clear lens with a number of camera effects. The smartphone is anticipated to be available with a 6GB variant. While Apple and Samsung are taking away physical home buttons, LG has sacrificed the usual logo placed in the lower part of the device's screen - it will be moved to the back of the smartphone . (more...)
Android O: Fourth And Final Developer Preview Released
- August 07, 2017

Developers can now start using these new behaviors for their apps. Fan guesses for Android 8.0 include Oreo and Oatmeal Cookie , but an Easter egg in today's build suggests something entirely different: Octopus . With this stable interface providing access to Android's hardware-specific parts, device makers can deliver a new Android release to consumers by just updating the Android OS framework with no additional silicon coding. (more...)
Pacquiao Wants Rematch Against Horn Pacquiao Wants Rematch Against Horn
- August 07, 2017

Pacquiao serves in the Senate of the Philippines. "Now we are looking for the window that satisfies the Senate", Arum said. "We're trying to figure out when will be the recess (in the Senate) is, so we can schedule the fight". But we'll do the fight again with our partners at ESPN . It looks like we will get Pacquiao-Horn II after all. It was a surprise to most viewers with the judges scoring the bout 117-111, 115-113, 115-113 all in favor of Horn despite a near knockout in the ninth ... (more...)
References to 4K HDR Apple TV Found in HomePod Firmware? References to 4K HDR Apple TV Found in HomePod Firmware?
- August 07, 2017

That's Apple TV as in the tiny set top box product, before the rumour mills churn out further thoughts about Apple-branded flat panels. Discovered by iOS developer Guilherme Rambo , the firmware code for Apple's smart speaker suggests the device will be able to stream video to a 5th-gen, 4K Apple TV. (more...)
China, ASEAN Approve Draft South China Sea Code of Conduct China, ASEAN Approve Draft South China Sea Code of Conduct
- August 07, 2017

ASEAN ministers were ready to act because they have seen how extremists exploited social media to promote their ideology, recruit and inspire attacks, a senior Philippines foreign ministry official familiar with the issue told Reuters. "China stands ready to work with all parties and under the framework of the UN Security Council to produce effective resolutions that is consistent with worldwide law regarding the situation in the Korean Peninsula", Wang added. (more...)
LCD Soundsystem Unveil 'American Dream' Album Artwork LCD Soundsystem Unveil 'American Dream' Album Artwork
- August 07, 2017

Their album American Dream is set to come out on September 1, but if you thought you were going to make it that far without suffering through another obnoxious, postmodern advertising campaign , well...you were wrong! As Stereogum reports , they also took the opportunity to show off the album artwork at Lollapalooza by painting the cover onto an ice cream truck, which in addition to delivering ice cream to concertgoers, was also "previewing the album but in the form of ice cream jingles". (more...)
Tom Walsh gold at World Athletics Championships confirmed after protest Tom Walsh gold at World Athletics Championships confirmed after protest
- August 07, 2017

Tomas Walsh fought off stiff competition in the men's shot put final to win New Zealand's first gold medal of the World Championships on Sunday. "There's been a lot of treatment in the groin area the last few days", Walsh laughed. "I tweaked it a little bit during the last throw session before it". (more...)
NTR Jr clarifies on non-payment of service tax NTR Jr clarifies on non-payment of service tax
- August 06, 2017

He had reportedly claimed exemption of service tax of Rs 1.1 crore, saying that it was an "export of services". After CAG reports emerged out that Young Tiger NTR has evaded tax to the extent of Rs 1.10 crore for Nannaku Prematho , the star has responded and clarified on the allegation. (more...)