China carmaker Geely buys 49.9% of Proton, 51% of Lotus

The deal was valued at 460.3 million ringgit (108 million US dollars), including a cash injection of 170.3 million ringgit into Proton by Geely, and a sports utility vehicle platform that is worth 290 million ringgit, DRB-Hicom Managing Director Syed... More..

by | Published more than a month ago
Cars 3 speeds past Wonder Woman at North American box office
by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Cars 3 speeds past Wonder Woman at North American box office

The animated sequel made its debut with sales of $53.5 million in the US and Canada, researcher ComScore Inc. estimated Sunday in an email. The third chapter in the Cars movies beat 3-weekend champion Wond...More..

Victorian speed and red-light cameras infected by computer virus
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Victorian speed and red-light cameras infected by computer virus

Fifty five traffic cameras, most in inner-city Melbourne, were infected by the ransomware. In total 590 tickets have been cancelled, despite the police in the state of Victoria believing that the malware had no...More..

Google to stop scanning Gmail inboxes for targeted ads
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Google to stop scanning Gmail inboxes for targeted ads

US District Judge Lucy Koh ruled in March that the settlement was hard to understand and "does not clearly disclose the fact that Google intercepts, scans and analyzes the contents of emails sent by non-Gmail u...More..

Sega Forever Service Announced For Mobile
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Sega Forever Service Announced For Mobile

Today the word comes down that SEGA Launches SEGA Forever , letting you play a collection of classic SEGA games on your iOS and Android-driven devices. Are you excited about playing your favorite...More..

Google leverages search engine expertise to launch robust employment engine
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Google leverages search engine expertise to launch robust employment engine

If you see a job you like, there will be a button that says "View on [origin site]", which will direct you to the place where you can actually apply. The jobs displayed in the search results will also be pulled...More..

Instagram Adds Option to Share Replay of Live Video to Instagram Stories
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Instagram Adds Option to Share Replay of Live Video to Instagram Stories

Instagram Stories enjoyed an initial spike immediately following its launch last August , grabbing 100 million DAUs in just two months. Instagram says that the live video replay feature is now only rolling o...More..

What happened in Bill Cosby's sexual-assault trial
by | Monday, June 19, 2017

What happened in Bill Cosby's sexual-assault trial

After a year and a half of cordial friendship, they met at Cosby's home in suburban Philadelphia. The 79-year-old Cosby could spend the rest of his life in prison if convicted. She came out of nowhere, And...More..

by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Most Active Volume Stock: Lexington Realty Trust (LXP)

With 1.39 million avg volume, 5 days are for Udr Incorporated (NYSE:UDR)'s short sellers to cover UDR's short positions. UDR, Inc. (NYSE:UDR) has risen 7.20% since June 14, 2016 and is uptrending. 166,372 are o...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Minecraft Introduces Cross-Platform Play In Next Major Update

We even got a cute trailer to introduce the whole thing. One of the biggest games in the world is doing something no game has done before: connecting all of its players, regardless of platform . What's m...More..

Ubisoft's Skull & Bones is Black Flag without the Assassins
by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Ubisoft's Skull & Bones is Black Flag without the Assassins

Playable by a solo player or with a group, the game seems to be focused on multiplayer player vs player gameplay. Following a juicy CG trailer , Justin Farron, Skull and Bones' creative director, took the ...More..

Jelena Ostapenko v Simona Halep - player profiles
by | Saturday, June 10, 2017

Jelena Ostapenko v Simona Halep - player profiles

But I would like not to think too much, because put more pressure. "I need to stay aggressive and to play my game". N0. 4 Rafael Nadal vs. Having just turned 20, Ostapenko is the youngest finalist here ...More..

Apple Takes On Distracted Driving With New Feature
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Apple Takes On Distracted Driving With New Feature

Of course, these screenshots are from the first ever beta of iOS 11, which means that there are going to be even more visual changes down the line as more builds are released to developers. Want more i...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Apple unveils new hardware, Siri, iMac Pro, iPhone, iPad and Watch

That's fair, given that you can use Siri to control certain smart home gadgets, tell you random info, and control your music . Not shy of making bold claims, Apple claim HomePod is a "breakthrough wire...More..

by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Apple 'HomePod' speaker to take on Amazon, Google

Apple has finally unveiled its answer to Amazon's and Google's smart speakers slash digital assistants - and it's called HomePod . Apple instead suggested that we should compare the HomePod against ...More..

Apple debuted the newest version of MacOS on Monday - here's what's new
by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Apple debuted the newest version of MacOS on Monday - here's what's new

Ready for release for developers - download link below. It comes with autoplay blocking, which is a key in respecting privacy. Safari is dubbed anew by the company as the world's fastest desktop browser, th...More..

by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Apple unveils watchOS 4 with a ton of new features

Moreover, it gets smarter with time. Apple also announced a couple of fun watch faces, including a "Kaleidoscope" face that focuses more on pretty graphics rather than information. On the backend, Watch OS ...More..

by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

New smart speaker expected as Apple kicks off conference

Once the event starts, you should be able to watch it there without any further actions. Apple has detailed some of the changes coming to the store . You can not watch in Chrome or Firefox, so even if you don'...More..

by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Apple to showcase new features for its gadgets

Although we were rebuffed at the main demo area , later in the day we did get a chance to go listen to the HomePod . It's a Sonos killer. That's probably not a surprise considering the way Apple talked abou...More..

Microsoft Shows Off Mixed Reality Headsets From Dell, ASUS And Lenovo
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Microsoft Shows Off Mixed Reality Headsets From Dell, ASUS And Lenovo

While we've already heard about some news about Windows 10 on ARM , and more about upcoming Windows 10 PCs from ASUS, Samsung , and Dell , Microsoft also used Computex to show off upcoming Dell and ASUS Windo...More..

Merkel, minister stress US ties after critical Trump tweet
by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Merkel, minister stress US ties after critical Trump tweet

German Chancellor Angela Merkel , once President Obama's staunchest ally in Europe , has been equally unenthusiastic about the man who is now running the show in the United States. "She did this before in the...More..

by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

4 reasons you shouldn't count out the Predators just yet

Then it's too much. That rookie: Jake Guentzel . The game was tied at 1-1 through two tight periods on goals by Pontus Aberg and Guentzel, but it took just 10 seconds of the third for Guentzel - who scored...More..

The Subaru BRZ STI is happening
by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

The Subaru BRZ STI is happening

The new Type RA will add a carbon fiber wing and roof, more suspension parts, and a number of engine upgrades. The WRX STI Type RA NBR Special , to give the auto its full name, has been showcased as a "time ...More..

AMD Exhibits PC Innovation Leadership at Computex 2017
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

AMD Exhibits PC Innovation Leadership at Computex 2017

AMD also unveiled the Ryzen mobile accelerated processing unit in an ultra-portable laptop references design. The company's announcement comes a day after Intel wowed audiences at the Computex IT trade show...More..

Nest Cam IQ intros lossless zoom and facial recognition: Hands-on
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Nest Cam IQ intros lossless zoom and facial recognition: Hands-on

The Nest Cam IQ can now spot a person in-camera, sending a Person alert . Users of Nest Cam IQ can store the video the device collects by subscribing to Nest Aware , a cloud-based service that start...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Video Emerges Of Kabul Truck Bomb That Killed, Wounded Hundreds

Afghan officials said at least 80 people have been killed or wounded by a suicide vehicle bombing, according to AFP. This month, another attack targeted a convoy of foreign troops near the US Embassy in...More..

by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

N Korea tests yet another missile, USA counters with interceptor

Japan said the missile launched by North Korea on Monday landed about 300 kilometres from the Oki Islands off the nation's western coast. The test comes just days after the North Korean regime launc...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Trump says Manchester bombing is the work of 'evil losers'

And I intend to do everything I can to help achieve that goal. Among those waiting to welcome Trump was Oren Hazan, a politician of Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party, who has a colou...More..

Trump tells Russians Comey was a 'nut job'
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Trump tells Russians Comey was a 'nut job'

Rosenstein, the No. 2 Justice Department official, named Mueller amid mounting pressure in Congress for an independent investigation beyond existing FBI and congressional probes into the Russian Federation is...More..

Destiny 2: PS4 Pro
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Destiny 2: PS4 Pro "Couldn't Run" Game at 60fps

Speaking with IGN (via Eurogamer ), Bungie's Luke Smith and Mark Noseworthy explained why this was the case. I really enjoyed Destiny , but I didn't play it almost as much as you'd think I would. Mo...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

House intel panel to issue subpoenas for Flynn material

Richard Burr , R-N.C. Rubio's comments followed an announcement by the top lawmakers on the intelligence panel that they were issuing subpoenas for two businesses associated with Flynn, who a day earlier rej...More..

Is OnePlus teasing multiple color variants for the OnePlus 5?
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Is OnePlus teasing multiple color variants for the OnePlus 5?

Yes, we could see the OnePlus 5 flagship killer this coming month, but we still don't know the exact date as to when this will be happening. OnePlus just posted a tweet with four colour options, asking users, w...More..

by | Monday, May 22, 2017

Ransomware cyber-attack a wake-up call

It surfaced on Friday and locked users out of their computers by encrypting important files - leaving only one way out i.e.by paying $300 of ransom in Bitcoin. Microsoft released security patches for the ransom...More..

Cyber attack could spark lawsuits but not against Microsoft
by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Cyber attack could spark lawsuits but not against Microsoft

This time, though, Microsoft believes others should share responsibility for the attack, an assault that targeted flaws in the Windows operating system. "With the success of the initial infection of WannaCry...More..

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Running Windows? How to protect against the big ransomware attack

Microsoft's President and Chief Legal Officer, Brad Smith, says this week's WannaCry attack "provides yet another example of why the stockpiling of vulnerabilities by governments is such a problem". When 22...More..