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EA officially announces next Battlefield game --- ‘Battlefield 1’

Sat, 05/07/2016 - 04:38

On Friday afternoon, Electronics Arts (EA) officially announced that the next iteration of Battlefield game is titled 'Battlefield 1.'

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GM, Lyft to test self-driving Chevrolet Bolt electric taxis on public roads within a year

Fri, 05/06/2016 - 03:28

According to reports, bigwig automaker General Motors (GM) and ride-hailing service Lyft are teaming up for an autonomous-taxi testing program, under which a fleet of self-driving Chevrolet Bolt elect

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Netflix rolls out new mobile data-saving feature in updated iOS and Android apps

Fri, 05/06/2016 - 03:25

In a Thursday announcement, streaming giant Netflix said that it has rolled out updated versions of its iOS and Android apps, introducing a new mobile data-saving feature called 'Cellular Data Usage.'

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Google Slides software gets a new feature --- ‘Slides Q&A’

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 03:14

In a Wednesday announcement, Google said that it is rolling out a new feature to its Google Slides software to enable presenters to field questions from their audiences as well as get feedback from th

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NYT: FCC proposes subsidy for bringing Internet to low-income households

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 04:06

The New York Times (NYT) has revealed in a recent report that the US Federal Communications Commission is close to finalizing plans which propose to bring Internet connectivity to low-income household

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Google hires 4chan founder Chris Poole

Tue, 03/08/2016 - 06:19

In an evident attempt to give a much-needed boost to its photo and social sharing features, tech giant Google has hired Chris Poole

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Microsoft canceling Fable Legends; proposes closure of Lionhead Studios

Tue, 03/08/2016 - 06:18

In an announcement made on Monday, Microsoft said that the next iteration of the Fable fantasy game series - Fable Legends - is being cancelled.

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Meerkat moves away from live video streaming

Mon, 03/07/2016 - 04:34

In a recent memo to Meerkat investors, the livestreaming company’s CEO Ben Rubin has confirmed recent reports that Meerkat is stepping away from the public livestreaming, and switching to video social

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Researchers discover first “functional” Mac-targeting ransomware

Mon, 03/07/2016 - 04:31

Last week, security researchers at Palo Alto Networks reported what apparently is the first ever Apple-focused ransomware cyberattack to be found ‘in the wild.’ Reporting the discovery of the Mac-targ

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Amazon quietly discontinues encryption in Fire OS

Sat, 03/05/2016 - 04:56

In a move which came to light earlier this week, bigwig online retailer Amazon has quietly discontinued encryption in its Fire OS operating system – the software which runs the company’s popular Fire

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San Bernardino County District Attorney: Farook’s iPhone could help identify unknown assailant

Sat, 03/05/2016 - 04:54

In a brief in federal court on Thursday, San Bernardino County District Attorney Michael Ramos has put forth the argument that the unlocking of the iPhone used by a San Bernardino shooter -- Syed Rizw

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Apple creates new Apple Support account on Twitter

Fri, 03/04/2016 - 04:18

According to a Reuters report, tech giant Apple has recently expanded its social media presence by creating a new Apple Support account on popular microblogging service Twitter.

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Several tech companies back Apple in encryption fight with FBI

Fri, 03/04/2016 - 04:13

A number of bigwig tech companies, advocacy groups, and individuals are backing Apple in its ongoing fight with the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) over a locked iPhone used by one of the sho

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Slack testing new feature which allows users to make voice calls natively

Thu, 03/03/2016 - 04:25

In an evident attempt to pose a more substantial challenge to Microsoft Skype and Google Hangouts services, Slack announced the rollout of an update to its voice calling feature on March 2, enabling u

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Capcom aware of gamers ‘rage quitting’ out of Street Fighter 5; working on a solution

Mon, 02/29/2016 - 03:54

According to a GameSpot report, Capcom has said in a recent blog post that it is aware of the ‘rage quitting’ problem that has hit the Street Fighter 5 fighting game; and is trying to find a solution

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WhatsApp to end support for devices running BlackBerry and Nokia OSes by year-end

Mon, 02/29/2016 - 03:49

In a recently published blog post, Facebook-owned popular instant-messaging app WhatsApp has revealed that it has decided to end support for devices running the BlackBerry and Nokia mobile operating s

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Mark Zuckerberg: Instagram has exceeded Twitter by many major metrics

Sat, 02/27/2016 - 04:05

According to a VentureBeat report, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg fielded questions at a town hall Q&A session in Berlin this week.

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Apple lawyer warns about serious implications of FBI win over Apple in encryption fight

Sat, 02/27/2016 - 04:02

Apple lawyer Theodore Olson has, in a recent interview with CNN Money, warned that if the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) wins the encryption fight against Apple, the implications of such a v

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Mark Zuckerberg reprimands Facebook’s anti-'Black Lives Matter' employees

Fri, 02/26/2016 - 04:56

A leaked internal memo sent by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to the company's employees has revealed that Zuckerberg has expressed disappointment over the action by some Facebook employees who crossed

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Apple files a motion to vacate federal court order related to demand for ‘GovtOS’

Fri, 02/26/2016 - 04:52

On Thursday, tech biggie Apple filed a motion to vacate the federal court's demand of assistance to the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in unlocking an iPhone used by Syed Rizwan Farook, one

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New finding confirms age-old belief that meteorites and asteroids brought water

According to an age-old belief, meteorites and asteroids have brought water to our planet about a billion year back, making life possible on Earth. Now a group of researchers discovered something odd in Antarctica, further verifying the belief.

The researchers have found tiny bits of the mineral opal inside a brecciated ureilite...

Exxon reports 46% decline in First Quarter earning

On Thursday, Exxon reported a 46% decline in earnings in the first quarter, by earning $4.9 billion compared with $9.1 billion in the same quarter a year ago. Exxon's top and bottom lines declined due to lower oil prices.

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