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Microsoft updates Bing with AI, Reddit partnership to make search results smarter

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Combining Reddit's information and Microsoft's ability to quantify and analyze data means "We can actually handle complicated, nuanced questions", he added. The data comes from the 600 million devices running Windows 10, Office 365, and LinkedIn. New features include rich insights for Excel, an Acryonyms feature for Word, and touches of Cortana for the Outlook app on iOS. Read More »

Apple iOS 11.2.1 software rollout fixes HomeKit remote access vulnerability

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It's been about a week and a half since Apple released iOS 11.2 for the iPhone and iPad , and it's now begun seeding out iOS 11.2.1 to fix a vulnerability lying hidden in the former. Apple iPhone 5s and later support iOS 11, iPad Air and later devices are also eligible for the update. It's recommended to download the OTA update over Wi-Fi. Read More »

Suzuki says EV battery supply deal possible with Toyota-Panasonic

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Also noteworthy here is that Toyota execs have also promised to bring a long-range all-electric vehicle to market by 2020 or so. No word on whether Panasonic has a role in that initiative. They established Primearth EV Energy in 1996, and Panasonic supplies Toyota with lithium-ion batteries for its Prius plug-in hybrid . With a 29% market share, Panasonic is the world's biggest supplier of batteries for plug-in hybrids and EVs, showed January-June data from Nomura Research. Read More »

This 'Harry Potter' Chapter Written by a Bot Is Kind of flawless

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This game is expected to allow players to create their own character to take all of their favorite magical classes and explore the world of Hogwarts. The closest that we've come is Quidditch World Cup and the Lego Harry Potter series. Both are also due to launch at some point in 2018. An exact release date hasn't been revealed just yet, but Jam City has said the game will be released next year. Read More »

Coming to tablets and more Android phones

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Google Assistant launched previous year on the Google Pixel smartphone and his expanded to other devices to give them AI features and voice activated commands. The new Google Maps Go app will be available exclusively for Android phones - running Android 4.1 Jellybean or higher. Android Police are saying that when users decide to use the video chat option within the standard dial app the Duo app will open, which in turn activates the phones camera. Read More »

Netflix Defends 'Creepy' Tweet About 'A Christmas Prince'

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A Christmas Prince, for all you Grinches out there, is a Netflix original movie with Hallmark-level quality about a reporter who goes undercover, yadda yadda yadda, there's a hot prince, etc. Netflix called out exactly 53 anonymous users. 'How do you expect a store to run if they don't know how their products are being used? 'It's not spying. Read More »

Google Brings Augmented Reality Stickers App to Pixel & Pixel 2 Devices

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Today, we'll show you how to enable the Google Pixel AR stickers on any rooted Nexus 6P running Android 8 .1. Provided you have the necessary hardware, though, using AR Stickers is simple and easy. Individuals can update their apps through the Google Play Store, under the Update section. From here the camera app will map out the floor/ground of your surroundings and you can just drag and drop the stickers of your choosing into the scene. Read More »

Apple has officially acquired Shazam

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In fact, it's been a while since the song-identifying software squeezed its way into the iOS App Store's top 10. The acquisition cost Apple an estimated $400 million according to Recode so Apple really got itself a good deal. Since Apple and Shazam have already kept their friendly relationships in the past, this acquisition looks quite suitable for both of them and people and consumers of both the platforms will definitely welcome this move by Apple . Read More »

Apple Opens App Pre-Orders to All Developers

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Now any app developer can "build excitement" for their app by publishing the product page for an app anywhere from 2 to 90 days before launch. Apple has announced it will be bringing a new feature to its App Store, giving users the ability to pre-order unreleased apps. Read More »

Shea Patterson announces transfer from Ole Miss to MI

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He completed 64 percent of his passes for 2,259 yards, 17 touchdowns, and nine interceptions. His season was cut short after seven games. The Wolverines and Patterson have been connected for a while now, so Monday's announcement wasn't exactly a surprise for most who keep up with recruiting. Read More »

Square Enix Confirm Shadow of the Tomb Raider for 2018

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Part of the reason that today's announcement is light on details is that Square Enix is "taking a new approach this time" with its rollout plan. As well, the company says the game will be available to play shortly after it is announced, shaking things up compared to previous releases. Read More »

YouTube is reportedly launching a music streaming service called Remix

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Unlike Apple and Spotify , the company has far failed to convince people to use its pay-for services. Youtube is reportedly planning to launch a paid music streaming service that would compete directly with Spotify (spotify) and Apple Music , and go a long way toward appeasing record executives who complain the site takes too big a bite of their revenues. Read More »

Galaxy Note 8 Android 8.0 Oreo Update Available Early

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Check out our What's New in Android 8.1 video below for the full rundown. The Pixel C is still receiving Android updates but it seems that the latest update broke it, or at least wiped it for a number of users. It is still unclear whether this update will be available for other devices than the Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL devices. According to the Googler, this feature is not exclusive to Android Oreo. Read More »

Metro Exodus - The Aurora (Official Trailer)

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The press release also says that Exodus will be "the greatest Metro adventure yet", so if you want to see whether this is the case, take a look at the trailer below. Metro Exodus is set in the post-apocalyptic ruins of Moscow as desperate survivors cling to their existence underground after the surface was ravaged by nuclear war. Read More »

Soulcalibur VI will cover the events of the original

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It marks nearly 20 years since the game originally came out on the arcades back in 1998. "The fast and kinetic gameplay of SoulCalibur is on full display in SoulCalibur VI ". The long-awaited second DLC pack for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild saw an official launch during the show. You can check out some screenshots and some new art for the game below. Read More »

The Game Awards 2017 Winner Is Zelda: Breath of the Wild

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Earlier in the year they saw a fantastic launch of their new gaming system The Nintendo Switch . The only other Zelda game which offered the level of freedom that Breath of the Wild does was the original Zelda on the NES . New features include a motorcycle for Link to ride, Champions with Kass the Bard, complete a new dungeon, unique new armors, and more! Then, on Thursday evening, " Breath of the Wild " producer Eiji Aonuma announced its sudden availability during The Game Awards - an ... Read More »

Ultimate Software in top 10 on Glassdoor's 'Best Places to Work'

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The workplace review and ratings site lists 100 best places to work in the USA with 1,000 or more employees, and 50 small and medium companies to work for with less than 1,000 employees. The winners are determined using Glassdoor's proprietary algorithm and are based on reviews and ratings employees shared during the past year. Its staff say they are well remunerated, and their expenses cover food, medical treatments, dental care and travel costs. Read More »

Overwatch Gets Yeti Boss Fight

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The Snowball Offensive will take place on the Black Forest and Ecopoint Antarctica maps. The newest Winter Wonderland seasonal mode is called Mei's Yeti Hunt , and it's Overwatch's first attempt at a 5v1 boss fight. The person playing as Winston has to run around the map picking up meat to build up his ultimate ability, Primal Rage. Meis can flee and regroup with the aid of ice walls and ice traps. Read More »

PUBG About To Double Its Number Of Map

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However, it's not yet clear how the new map will feature in the game. Previously just referred to as PUBG's desert map, the second map for the game is called Miramar , a somewhat common name in areas of the United States named by Spanish and Portugese settlers. Read More »

Jordan Peele's Twilight Zone Reboot Is Definitely Happening Now

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CBS Television Studios will produce the series in association with Peele's Monkeypaw Productions and Kinberg's Genre Films. "The original The Twilight Zone bridged science-fiction, horror and fantasy together to explore human nature and provide social commentary in a way that audiences had never seen before". Read More »

Amazon Prime Video finally comes to Apple TV

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Amazon's Prime Video app has finally arrived on Apple TV . Google isn't happy that Amazon isn't listing Nest (a Google/Alphabet owned company) devices on its U.S. Apple again acknowledged the impending release at its September event last month , but again failed to mention any specific release date and the app subsequently missed the release of the all-new Apple TV 4K . Read More »

Google will rescue bike-riders caught in traffic jams

Motorbikes, such as scooters and motorcycles, are very popular in some countries, as well as in big cities around the world. According to Caesar Sengupta , Vice-President, Next Billion Users at Google said, "Our India-first suite of products and features are aimed to help more people discover how the internet can make life easier and more convenient - whether it's helping pay bills on time, navigating through the quickest routes or searching for answers to questions wherever we are". Read More »

Met Éireann issues snow-ice warning for country

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It took the action following a similar warning by the UK Met Office. A yellow "be aware" warning has also been issued for southern Scotland and the north of Northern Ireland between 6am and 6pm on Thursday. A Met Office spokeswoman, Nicola Maxey, said: "Winds will pick up across the rest of the country so it will be a blustery day for many areas". There will be potentially damaging gusts of up to 80mph there, with higher speeds possible across the Northern and Western Isles. Read More »

Apple Pay Cash Launched; Its Easy As Sending a Message

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Discover officially announced its relationship on Tuesday, soon after Apple Pay Cash officially went live in the U.S. The Apple users can even ask Siri to make a payment. After that, users can tap "Send" and confirm the payment using Touch ID or Face ID. Apple Pay, of course, has been available from the original Watch back in 2015, before receiving a wider rollout over the past couple of years. Read More »

Samsung Starts Production of First 512GB UFS Package for Mobile Devices

Android benefits from the ability to install an external memory card in most devices to provide additional storage but that could be a thing of the past thanks to the internal storage capacity in Samsungs new chip hitting 512GB. The new 512GB UFS device consists of eight 64-layer 512-gigabit V-NAND chips stacked together with a controller chip. The Samsung 512GB eUFS also features strong read and write performance. Read More »

Lamborghini Urus Debuts as World's Fastest SUV

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Based on the same platform as the Audi Q7 and Porsche Cayenne, the Lamborghini is powered by a twin turbo 4.0 litre V8, that develops 478kW and 850Nm. "This is the point of no return for us" he said. In comparison, Lamborghini's Huracan Performante, which comes with a V10 engine, goes from 0 to 60 miles per hour in 2.9 seconds and has a top speed of nearly 202 miles per hour. Read More »

Toys 'R' Us Looks to Close Some UK Stores

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Staff found out about the closure in a synchronised announcement across the company's 106 United Kingdom stores this morning - creating uncertainty about their future just before Christmas. "The decision to propose this CVA was a hard one, but we determined it is the best path forward to make essential changes to the business". "Like many United Kingdom retailers in today's market environment, we need to transform our business so that we have a platform that can better meet customers" ... Read More »

Code.org Raises $12 Million from Bill Gates and Other Backers

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More than 70 school districts agreed to expand computer-science education in some way, Code.org said. Organizers believe middle school is the ideal age to introduce girls to opportunities they could have in high school. In 2013, the Bureau of Labor Statistics predicted that there will be 1.4 million computer science-related jobs available in the U.S.by 2020 and only 400,000 graduates with computer science skills. Read More »