Monday July 16-th, 2018

Facebook to roll out subscription tool on iOS starting next month Facebook to roll out subscription tool on iOS starting next month

Campbell Brown , the company's head of news partnerships, announced at the Code Media conference in Huntington Beach, that the move is a part of a broader evolution of Facebook's news strategy. "News organisations should be thinking differen...

Research finds in style face ID programs might have racial bias Research finds in style face ID programs might have racial bias

According to a study by researchers from MIT Media Lab and Stanford University, facial recognition technology now works best for white men, but not so well for dark-skinned women. "The substantial disparities in the accuracy of classifying darker fe...

Activision Studios In Talks With Sicario 2 Director Activision Studios In Talks With Sicario 2 Director

Ever since the launch of the Call of Duty franchise back in 2003, fans and community members have questioned the possibility of a feature film being created to depict the series on the silver screen, with numerous rumors floating around over the ye...

Chairman of South Korea's Lotte Group jailed Chairman of South Korea's Lotte Group jailed

The court also sentenced the chairman of Lotte, Shin Dong-bin, to two years and six months in prison on Tuesday and ordered his immediate arrest after been found guilty of offering bribes to Choi. The court ordered Choi to pay a fine of almost $17 mi...

Investigators hike to rugged tour crash site in Grand Canyon Investigators hike to rugged tour crash site in Grand Canyon

The sightseeing flight was reportedly operated by Papillon Airways and took off from a facility in Las Vegas . All of the passengers were British tourists - three couples and two brothers - and included a couple on their honeymoon and one person...

Facebook's privacy standards are ruled illegal in Germany Facebook's privacy standards are ruled illegal in Germany

The group successfully argued that Facebook's pre-set privacy settings - which can be changed if users understand exactly what the default settings are - are naturally biased towards giving Facebook access to private data without making it clear to u...

There's Another Overwatch Free Weekend Coming This Friday There's Another Overwatch Free Weekend Coming This Friday

The offer is available on PC, Xbox One , and PlayStation 4 , but you need to make sure you use the same account you played during the free weekend on to get those perks. Overwatch typically costs $40, but Blizzard will have a free weekend event...

Sam's Club Changes Membership Proposition Sam's Club Changes Membership Proposition

Scan & Go and Club Pickup are already popular with members, but the retailer promised more time-saving options are coming soon. "They were trying to be too many things to too many people and they felt like that was hurting a little bit, so th...

Samsung Galaxy S9 with Exynos 9810 spotted on Geekbench Samsung Galaxy S9 with Exynos 9810 spotted on Geekbench

Additionally, it will help you get an idea of what kind of performance levels the new Snapdragon 845 VR and AR HMDs might have when they release this year. On Web browsing tests that include Apple devices, like the WebXPRT 2015 and Speedometer 2....

Hamlin sits in 5th after opening races Hamlin sits in 5th after opening races

In what will likely be his last games, the choice of 35-year-old Davis for the role - a symbol of pride, respect and affirmation for the carrier - would have been among his final honors, save yet another medal. After Monday's first and second heats i...

New YouTube TV Channels Come With a Price Hike New YouTube TV Channels Come With a Price Hike

Adding these new channels to the base YouTube TV package does have a downside. According to Google , starting March 13th, subscribers will need to pay $40 per month for YouTube TV . A YouTube spokeswoman said the company now has no plans to incre...

Tim Cook says keeping Apple's secrets are 'the bane my existence' Tim Cook says keeping Apple's secrets are 'the bane my existence'

But Apples board of directors and management are "committed" to increasing their annual dividend payment to shareholders, he added. Answering a question about when visitors might get a tour of Apple Park, Cook said that, "The reason we created th...

Rumour: Spyro the Dragon Trilogy PS4 remaster is coming this year Rumour: Spyro the Dragon Trilogy PS4 remaster is coming this year

Activision hasn't confirmed or denied anything right now but it's claimed that the title, called Spyro Collection, is going to be announced next month before it's released in Q3 this year. Many are speculating the release date will be some time in ...

Sea of Thieves PC Requirements & Recommendations Sea of Thieves PC Requirements & Recommendations

When I first saw Sea of Thieves I thought "hey this is a great opportunity for microtransactions!". Speaking with Eurogamer , executive producer Joe Neate said "No loot boxes". So anything we add in this area won't affect power, won't affect pro...

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 review Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 review

With AnTuTu benchmark scores of well over 100K, Redmi Note 5 Pro blows the competition out of the water with its eight Kryo 260 cores, Adreno 509 GPU, and up to 6GB of DDR4X RAM. 9,999 for the 3GB + 32GB variant and for the higher 4GB + 64GB model,...

Google reportedly shipped 3.9 million Pixel phones in 2017 Google reportedly shipped 3.9 million Pixel phones in 2017

Latest data from market tracker IDC reveals that the company shipped 3.9 million units of Pixel smartphones in 2017. Apple sold 215.79 million iPhones during the period or an average of 591,205 iPhones per day. Google has high hopes for the P...

THQ Nordic has purchased Dead Island owner Koch Media THQ Nordic has purchased Dead Island owner Koch Media

This 121 million Euro deal brings several projects in progress onto THQ Nordic's slate. The already announced Metro: Exodus and Shenmue 3 are due in 2018, and there are also unannounced AAA productions by Volition and Dambuster Studios now in...

Mercedes-Benz S-Class Facelift Launching In India On 26th February Mercedes-Benz S-Class Facelift Launching In India On 26th February

A 2019 Mercedes-Maybach S Class sedan . For the AMG line, a diamond radiator grille comes as standard. There are a few exterior styling changes, as well, to differentiate the AMG G63 from regular models, including flared wheel arches to fit ...

Google Experiment Brings Smart Replies Feature To Popular Messaging Apps Google Experiment Brings Smart Replies Feature To Popular Messaging Apps

For example, "yes" or "no" if you've arrived somewhere or the time it will take for you to reach the given location. While the project is still in its early stages, it will be a great feature to have if it works the way it's now working in the aforem...

Fortnite Responds To Battle Royale Server Issues Fortnite Responds To Battle Royale Server Issues

In the most recent Fortnite Battle Royale developer update, Epic Games revealed a bunch of exciting updates it's now working on for the game, including a 60fps option for consoles, changes to daily challenges and a lot more. In addition to the ...

Instagram is testing screenshot alerts for stories Instagram is testing screenshot alerts for stories

Prior to this test the only screenshot notifications on Instagram were when someone took a screenshot of a private direct message. The feature, which will notify users whenever someone has screen-grabbed their "Stories", is yet to be enabled by In...

The auto SpaceX sent towards Mars takes a wrong turn The auto SpaceX sent towards Mars takes a wrong turn

Elon Musk posted it, showing their " Starman " wearing a SpaceX astronaut suit, while sitting in the cherry red electric auto. However, the company made a big step forward recently with the successful launch of the Falcon Heavy rocket . At a news co...

NBC views Winter Olympics as 'opportunity to be apolitical' NBC views Winter Olympics as 'opportunity to be apolitical'

For the first time in over two decades, NBC's network broadcast is LIVE in all time zones - no more West Coast delay. Events will air on KING 5, NBC Sports Network, USA, and CNBC . That's because the feature, which is just called Live, is o...

What Analysts say About Kindred Healthcare (KND)?

State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System decreased Kindred Healthcare Inc (KND) stake by 50.86% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. The price-earnings ratio (P/E ratio) is the ratio for valuing a company that measures its current sha...

Mario Balotelli booked for reporting racist abuse to referee Mario Balotelli booked for reporting racist abuse to referee

The former Manchester City and Liverpool forward was the subject of unsavoury chanting when he missed a shot on goal in the 72 minute as Nice lost to Dijon 3-2. This is now the fourth consecutive match that we feel that we have played with 11 aga...

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