Nintendo Stocks Drop after Nintendo Switch Reveal

23 Oct, 2016

However, we did not get a price for the Switch . Also, a split-screen multiplayer in portable mode. "We will announce more hardware details later", a rep for the company told Kotaku in a statement, when we asked about the system's battery life, "but we are developing Nintendo Switch so that consumers can comfortably enjoy games away from home".


N.Y. Governor Cuomo Signs Bill to Fine Illegal Airbnb Hosts

22 Oct, 2016

Despite a 2010 law prohibiting short-term rentals in multiunit buildings, many are still listed. Last week, officials of nine United States cities - including New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles - sent a joint letter to the Federal Trade Commission accusing Airbnb and other short-term rental (STR) companies of a "lack of reliable, complete data" on the number of rentals and the amount of revenue.


Amazon rolls out unlimited photo storage for Prime members and their families

19 Oct, 2016

The Family Plan announcement also ushers in some new search technology for Prime Photos users, including keyword-related searches for photos with a specific theme or subject (e.g.cat, wedding, beach, and so on) and a face-finding feature called "People".


Netflix stock drops ahead of quarterly earnings report

18 Oct, 2016

Next quarter, the company anticipates it will add 1.45 million new US subscribers and 3.75 million worldwide subscribers, down a bit from previous year due to churn from the "un-grandfathering" of subscribers with cheaper subscription plans.


Beckham's career day, late 66-yard TD lead Giants

17 Oct, 2016

Since 1990, 54 teams have advanced to the postseason after starting the season 2-3 or worse. He lost his cool during the games against the Redskins and Vikings before rebounding last week in the team's loss to the Packers. Sensabaugh played primarily in the slot over his first three years but did "a little bit of everything" last season. Defensively, the Giants will have cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie available despite the veteran's on-going battle with a groin injury which he ...


Google Hires From The Onion, Pixar To Write Jokes For Assistant

12 Oct, 2016

Apple's Siri works with GM vehicles - it was first launched in the Chevrolet Spark and Sonic in 2012 - and Ford announced at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show that it was partnering with Amazon to integrate its vehicles with Echo . Introduced back at I/O 2016, Google Home is one of the first products to have Google Assistant behind the scenes, and it's expected to start hitting shelves on November 4.


Federal court reinstates Apple's $120 million patent win over Samsung

08 Oct, 2016

The same jury awarded $158,400 in damages to Samsung after ruling that Apple infringed on one of the company's digital photo technology patents, and that decision was upheld today as well, according to Reuters . The three-judge panel did not follow U.S. Supreme Court limits on the scope of its review, because it examined evidence outside the record of the case, the decision said.


Facebook launches 'lite' version of Messenger overseas

04 Oct, 2016

It is working: more than 1 billion people use Messenger each month. The new app has been launched for emerging markets to address slower data speeds. Facebook said with Messenger Lite , users are able to quickly and easily send text, photos and links to anyone using Messenger or Messenger Lite .


Milner credits Klopp team talk for comeback win

02 Oct, 2016

Jurgen Klopp's team talk at half-time helped Liverpool come from behind to win 2-1 at Swansea City on Saturday, James Milner revealed. That said , Swansea are hovering near the relegation zone, and prior to the game, Francisco Guidolin's team hadn't won for six games.


Russia calls probe into MH17 downing 'biased'

30 Sep, 2016

All 298 on board of the plane died. Dutch police spokesman Thomas Aling said the investigation findings to be announced Wednesday differ in that they are created to be solid enough to be used as evidence in a criminal trial. On Monday, the Russian defence ministry ministry released radar data showing that no missile flew towards MH17 from the Snizhne in eastern Ukraine at the time.The team that investigating the incident includes prosecutors from from Australia, Belgium, Malaysia, ...


Data Protection Commissioner examining WhatsApp-Facebook plan

29 Sep, 2016

After the acquisition of WhatsApp by Facebook two years ago, both parties have publicly assured that data would not be shared between them. Hamburg's Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information Johannes Caspar recalled this statement .


Autonomous driving hits roadblock as sentiment on safety dips

25 Sep, 2016

A Bloomberg report on Thursday stated that the ride-hailing behemoth Uber will roll out passenger-ready self-driving vehicles in the city of Pittsburgh later this month. But a safety driver will ride shotgun for now. Uber said it may "incidentally" collect personal information, such as individual photos, licence plates and so on, but no personal data will be shared online.


Apple's new iPhone 7 advert includes an adorable same-sex couple

24 Sep, 2016

Since Apple adheres to a strict schedule for new device releases, we can guess when the iPhone 8 will be unveiled - Fall 2017. Apple?s new iPhone 7boasts a dual-camera system, headsets without phone jacks and water and dust resistant features , but Asian manufacturers introduced these and other features first .


Wireless Emergency Alert system activated to seek suspect in Chelsea bombing

23 Sep, 2016

Alerts are usually sent across phone networks warning city residents about extreme weather conditions such as tsunamis, tornadoes, hurricanes and typhoons, the " AMBER Alerts " asking for public help in most serious child-abduction cases and alerts by the President during a national emergency.


Feds want to regulate drivers when the driver is the car

22 Sep, 2016

Less congested, less polluted roads. By complying with the assessment, carmakers and developers can "bring lifesaving technologies to the roads safely while providing innovators the space they need to develop new solutions". U.S. transportation secretary Anthony Foxx said on a conference call with reporters that a new premarket approval system overseen by the government "would require a lot more upfront discussion, dialogue and staffing on our part".


AT&T's Plan to Hack the Electrical Grid to Provide Cheap Wireless Broadband

21 Sep, 2016

As part of the project, AT&T Labs developed cheap plastic antennas that can be installed along power lines to regenerate signals, an approach thought to be unique in the industry. "To that end, we're looking at the right global location to trial this new technology next year". "Trial areas where we we think we can move speedily".


President Obama outlines regulations for self-driving cars

21 Sep, 2016

US Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said the federal government intends to set the safety standards for cars of the future where no human is involved in the driving, even while individual states still regulate cars with humans behind the wheel.


Panasonic targets the prosumer market with the new Lumix GH5

21 Sep, 2016

The GH5 promises to not only continue the groundwork which was laid out by its predecessor, the GH4, but break new ground in the Digital Single Lens Mirrorless category by offering the first ever mirrorless camera capable of 4K video recording in 60 frames per second.


Samsung phones reportedly catch fire in China

21 Sep, 2016

New units are needed for the folks out there who want to stick with the Note 7, and now Samsung has recently announced how owners will be able to tell if their Galaxy Note 7 is equipped with a new, safe battery. Moreover, Samsung has also requested users to stop using the Note 7 and submit the smartphone for replacement. Samsung Electronics said it was investigating one of the reported cases.


Pokemon Go Player Robbed and Assaulted During Live Stream

21 Sep, 2016

A Pokemon GO player was mugged live in front of thousands of viewers while he was livestreaming the game. There was little Twitch streamers could do but watch helplessly as the mugging took place. Our thoughts go out to Rickeybot and hope he not only recovers from his injuries soon but that his assailant gets caught by police. Rickeybot has reportedly been streaming in Central Park for the past few nights, though this is the first time anything untoward has happened to him.


Battlefield 1's beta was the most successful beta in EA history

17 Sep, 2016

It is no doubt that EA would get a lot of sales once the " Battlefield 1 " sets its foot on the market ground. EA has made all five of Battlefield 4's expansion packs completely free until September 19, across all platforms . "Typically a Battlefield does 15 million in a year", EA's CFO Blake Jorgensen said during an earnings report earlier this year . "It impressed us so much that we chose to put together an infographic with some of the most interesting stats we discovered".


SwiftKey pledges more human-style predictions with 'neural network' keyboard capability

17 Sep, 2016

In the most significant update to its core technology since launching flagship app SwiftKey Keyboard for Android in 2010, the completely rebuilt prediction engine will offer users smarter, more accurate and more human predictions, making it faster and easier to type than ever before.


Sonic Mania's Collector's Edition is the best Collector's Edition I've ever seen

14 Sep, 2016

The base has a power switch which, when activated, plays the classic "SEGA! " start up sound from the days when Sonic vs. Mario rivalry was the video game version of hip-hop's East Coast/West Coast beef. The stand doesn't just resemble the Genesis, though; it also maintains the console's best function, playing games aside. The Collector's Edition will cost $69.99 in the United States and in Canada $89.99 (Canadian dollars) and ships Spring 2017.


Tyga Kanye Deal Not a Kardashian Gift

09 Sep, 2016

Music pop-up show in New York City that his pseudo brother-in-law is now part of the team. Wednesday was a big day for Kanye West and G.O.O.D. That's when he revealed that Tyga was signed to the label. Music management. No additional details are know, but the Atlanta trio of Quavo, Takeoff, and Offset are now signed to Quality Control as artists, with 300 Entertainment handling their distribution.


Nintendo shuts down parody game 'No Mario's Sky'

08 Sep, 2016

Keeping the spirit of its game alive, and not to mention a touch of that rebellious attitude, ASMB replaced No Mario's Sky with the equally cheeky title called DMCA's Sky . It remains to be seen whether Nintendo will go after DMCA's Sky as well but ASMB lost out a golden chance to make it to Ludum Dare . "Featuring insane Moombas, An Infinite Universe, Muscle, Amazing Physics and a Radical Space Ship; DMCA's Sky is the hackneyed remake-gone-mashup you've been craving", says the game's ...


'Don't Breathe' tops box office again over Labor Day weekend

05 Sep, 2016

Previous year the studio added over 2,200 theaters to the release of Inside Out and it saw a 140% increase and finished in tenth position over Labor Day weekend . The R-rated Don't Breathe , about an ill-considered attempt to burglarize the home of a blind man, is on pace to make $19.4m over the four-day holiday weekend .


Mark Zuckerberg to show off his home control AI next month

04 Sep, 2016

Writing about the experience in a Facebook post , Zuckerberg made parallels between the Pope's mission of "communicating" with people around the world and his company's goal of providing internet access to underserved regions. Zuckerberg updated his followers with photos of their visit to Italy where they attended a friend's wedding , Spotify co-founder Daniel Ek . Earlier this year, the pope received the audiences of three other heads of leading tech companies including Eric Schmidt ...


Atheist Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg Says He'll 'Never Forget' Meeting Pope Francis

04 Sep, 2016

An increasing number of users are turning to social media networks, such as Facebook and Twitter to find their news, but Zuckerberg said his firm had no ambitions to become a content provider. In a Facebook post following their meeting, Zuckerberg said the pair had discussed "how technology is helping create jobs and grow the Italian economy".


The Acer Chromebook R13 is designed specifically to run Android apps

02 Sep, 2016

Built around a huge 21-inch 2560x1080 resolution 2,200R curved IPS panel with Nvidia G-Sync support, the Acer Predator 21 X is definitely a gaming beast. The Spin 7 will be going on sale in North America and Europe the next month with prices starting from $1,199 or €1,299. Acer says the notebook should get up to 8 hours of battery life and ships standard with 8GB of RAM and a 256GB solid state drive.


Mario Sports: Superstars announced for 3DS

02 Sep, 2016

During the latest Nintendo Direct the company announced Super Mario Maker for 3DS. During the transmission of Nintendo Direct, the Japanese video game company announced the arrival of Super Mario Maker 3DS , a new version with small differences of the popular game that reached Wii U previous year.



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