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Here are the CIA's hacking tools for your phones


The Associated Press says their experts confirm the legitimacy of the files they have begun to sift through. If the leaked materials are genuine - and, to date, Wikileaks has a record of publishing authentic documents - today's disclosure would represent a catastrophic leak for United States intelligence, and it could potentially harm our nation's national security. Read More »

Google Pixel 2 Updates: Successor to Pixel To Release in 2017


In relation to the recent announcement of Google, the search giant also revealed about the uncertainty of a hybrid operating system called "Andromeda OS" which is supposedly pre-installed in Google Nexus 7 (2017) tablet. "We're aware about the inventory issues on the Google Store and Verizon". Google could also do with reducing the size of the bezels and tweaking the current "love it or hate it" design. Read More »

League of Legends cheating service owes Riot Games $10 million


League of Legends hackers and cheaters using LeagueSharp paid $15 to $50 a month to use the service, ruining the integrity of the competitive online game. The settlement ultimately awards Riot $10 million, places a court-ordered ban on the software, and gives Riot control of LeagueSharp's websites. Additionally, all of LeagueSharp's software has been banned. Read More »

Release Date, Features & What We Know So Far


Here is what we know so far about its price, release date and other features. However, it was also reported that at least one tablet would be unveiled this month. The digital stylus pen will be improved and enhanced upon its release in 2017. Apple will release the all new iPad Pro 2 this year and fans are expecting some notable changes on the device. Read More »

Owens needs to retain vs. Goldberg

It was the most disappointing pay-per-view after the recent extension of brand in the WWE, in a most awaited clash, Goldberg pinned Kevin Owens in 22 seconds to win the WWE Universal Championship . In an interview, Joe said that he was not like Zayn, who is just happy to be on Raw and this started the feud between the two and after a few altercations on Raw , the two made a decision to settle their differences at Fastlane . Read More »

Rick Osterloh: "Pixel 2" Coming in 2017; Successor to Remain Premium

It goes without saying that Google won't rest on its laurels and that we can expect the company to follow up on the Pixel and Pixel XL's successor. Reports earlier suggested that Google for its upcoming Pixel smartphone is working on mid-ranger, similar to what Sony does its its Xperia Compact lineup . Read More »

Reliance Jio Prime members to get extra 5GB free data


The promotional offer is available for 4G handset users who opt for it before 31 March. When a user recharges with the offer he will get 1 GB of 4G data everyday until 28 days . "Assuming this plan (Rs303) appeals to only customers with total across-SIMs wireless spend of Rs200 per month or more, (it) suggests a potential ceteris paribus negative impact of around 16-17 percent on industry revenues in FY2018", says a February 28 report by Kotak Institutional Equities. Read More »

Overwatch's newest hero is a giant lovable mech


Orisa is meant to fulfill the role of "anchor tank", something now only Reinhardt does. Based roughly on the OR-15 defensive robots that protected the city of Numbani, Orisa was designed as an improvement over the bots that put up very little resistance against a Doomfist attack. Read More »

Will the Galaxy S8 Save Samsung?


LG G6 also features a dual-camera at the back. Previously the Samsung Galaxy series has had its curved "EDGE" display, originally along one edge with the Galaxy Note 4 EDGE, and subsequently along both edges with the Galaxy S6 EDGE and beyond. Read More »

Fitbit loses ground, but keeps top wearables spot in Q4


Shipments of wearable devices reached 34 million units in the last quarter of 2016, growing 17% from the previous year, according to the International Data Corporation Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker. In the same quarter in 2016, Apple sold an estimated 4.1 million watches. Its smart wearables like the Blaze weren't enough to fend off the Apple Watch. Read More »

Snapchat Parent Stock Surges in Market Debut


In 2012, Mark Zuckerberg became an instant billionaire 19 times over when Facebook went public (even if that IPO didn't go as planned). The higher stock debut, analysts tell the Post, is a sign that the company's IPO is in great demand. Read More »

Sony Xperia XZs in Pictures


We already told you that Samsung nabbed the “Best Smartphone of 2016” prize, but now we learn that Sony has won the “Best new smartphone” award for their latest Xperia XZ Premium. Both devices have 23MP main cameras and an wonderful 16MP "selfie" camera. This is a headset which doubles as a voice-activated personal assistant. Read More »

MyNintendo will let you register physical Switch cards for gold coins


Nintendo has not yet revealed internal sales projections for the Switch , though it will be shipping two million units worldwide in the month of March to retailers. Multiplayer is still expected to be introduced into the other versions of Stardew Valley, but the Switch port has muscled its way to the front of the queue. Read More »

Twitter rolling out better muting features in new safety controls


This includes accounts without profile photos - called "eggs" for the default egg picture given to new Twitter accounts - as well as accounts without verified phone numbers or email addresses. Users who report accounts or tweets for being abusive or spam-related will now receive notifications when their report is received and if further action is taken by the company. Read More »

Battlefield 1: All Four Expansions Detailed


EA promises the most intense battles of The Great War, and they are gearing players with yet more weapons. In the Name of the Tsar: The focus will be on the Russian Army. Simultaneous engagements on the land, air, and sea are said to be utilized heavily in the Turning Tides expansion. The game is available to play completely for free on Xbox One this weekend, and a substantial trial is also available on PC. Read More »

Fines doubled for drivers caught using mobile phones

In a nationwide police crackdown on illegal mobile phone-use behind the wheel in just one week in November, nearly 8,000 drivers were handed penalty notices. Rober Robinson, Chairman of RoSPA, said: "As far as we're concerned anything that's a distraction to drivers is going to increase the chances of having an accident". Read More »

The Domino's Pizza, Inc. (DPZ) Stake Lowered by Pacad Investment Ltd.

Nordea Investment Management AB acquired a new position in Domino's Pizza during the second quarter valued at $182,000. Institutional investors own 91.04% of the company's stock. Domino's Pizza, Inc . (NYSE: DPZ ) right now sits at consensus rating of 2.50 while 3 analysts have advocated the shares as "BUY", 3 calls it an "OUTPERFORM" and 12 suggest "HOLD". Read More »

The Next Chapter for 'Pokemon GO' Will Be Wearables Like Glasses

What can we learn from what Hanke said today, as Pokemon GO players? Of course, while that number seems massive, it also reveals how much Pokemon Go has slowed down since its peak past year. These are namely the Trading System and the PvP Battle System. Most people associate augmented-reality smartphone apps with Pokemon Go , which allows players to feel like they're catching monsters in the real world when they appear on their phones. Read More »

How to Signup for Jio Prime Membership & Recharge Packs from your Phone


For Non-Prime members: The same plan will get only 2.5GB of data for 28 days. They will also get free local, STD and roaming calls along with a limit to send 100 SMSes to all. Once offer expires on 31st March, free data and SMS will not be continued. On the next page, you will see two options - Get Jio Prime or Gift Jio Prime . Read More »

Telstra taps Ericsson for network evolution

Telstra also plans to launch a 24x7 linear streaming channel using the technology, initially for certain compatible Samsung devices. Brda says the successful LTE Broadcast enabled PTT call was made possible through "Motorola Solutions' depth of experience in mission-critical communications for public safety, Ericsson's flexible and efficient network infrastructure, Qualcomm Technologies' LTE Broadcast enabled Snapdragon platform and Telstra's vast network resources and expertise in defining ... Read More »

Do you plan to buy the BlackBerry KEYone?

KeyOne, previously codenamed Mercury, is targeted at those who prefer physical keyboards, as well as BlackBerry's security features. The device comes with a 4.5-inch (1080x1620 pixels) display with pixel density of 420ppi which is a touch screen and you get a physical QWERTY keyboard as well. Read More »

Motorola and Amazon announce a Moto Mod powered by Alexa

The G5 has plenty of sensors, including a fingerprint reader, accelerometer for sensing which way the phone is being held, gyroscope for telling which direction you're facing, an ambient light sensor and proximity sensor. It has 2GB of RAM and 16GB of storage on the inside with a microSD card slot. On the front both phones have 5-megapixel camera. A wireless charging Moto Mod, a Turbo Power Moto Mod and a charging adaptor are all also on their way, as well as a Gamepad Moto Mod which ... Read More »

Samsung to change donation policies amid bribery scandal

Lee, who serves as the de facto head of Samsung Group after his father suffered a heart attack, allegedly wired the equivalent of $36 million from Samsung subsidiaries to two foundations set up by President Park's confidante, Choi Soon-sil. Read More »

Buffett's Berkshire says quarterly profit rises 15 percent

Quarterly operating profit fell 6 percent to US$4.38billion, or US$2,665 per share, from US$4.67 billion, or US$2,843 pershare. Operating earnings, excluding some investment outcomes, were $US2,665 a share. Two investment managers, who each manage about $10 billion of Berkshire's assets are in place already. Year-to-date, BRK.B has gained 4.44%, versus a 5.91% rise in the benchmark S&P 500 index during the same period. Read More »

Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 835 VR dev kit, Leap Motion integration

PCMag's Lead Mobile Analyst Sascha Segan got some eyes on time with Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 VR headset at CES in January. "This relationship with a mobile VR processing leader like Qualcomm Technologies is an important step towards making virtual reality truly ubiquitous, and we believe it has the potential to fundamentally transform the makeup of the human experience". Read More »

Today is Maha Shivaratri - President, PM extend wishes to devotees


Devotees flocked to Shiva temples on Mahashivratri and the thousands of people who visited the temples Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP) left less litter, said forest officials. There are many Shiva followers in central India, with the festival celebrated enthusiastically across the country. At some places, temple managements politely told devotees to give away milk and other offerings to the poor and hungry instead. Read More »

Lexus is America's most reliable auto brand

Owners of 2014 models, reported 156 issues per 100 cars in the past 12 months, on average. The other brands rounding out the top five were Toyota , Buick and Mercedes-Benz. Additionally, J.D. Power found that sustained increases in owner's technology-related problems have led to dependability weakening in the industry for a second consecutive year. Read More »

New Wireless Charging Method Could Transmit Power Like Wi-Fi

No, this is Magic Kingdom, walk into a room and have a passive magnetic field automatically juice up the gadget kind of wireless charging. According to the report, this technology only works in rooms that were built for this objective. That is, Disney has created a prototype living room where 10 objects-a smartphone, a lamp, a fan, an RC auto, and more-are powered wirelessly, no cables required. Read More »