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Google will let you better mute annoying mobile, online ads

But later, you're on a totally different site and see an ad promoting the same area rug from the same retailer. We should see these options rolling out today, so either jump over to your Ad Settings or go track down an unsavory ad to give them a ...

Apple Might Be Working On Major iBooks Redesign

The revamped app in testing includes a new section called Reading Now and a dedicated tab for audio books, the people said. According to the tipsters, the iPhone maker is working to give the app a "simpler look" that will include a book catalog s...

Sky signals the end of the satellite dish

This will allow customers who can not have a dish or do not want one to still watch Sky programming, a spokesperson confirmed. However, with growth in over-the-top (OTT) streaming services such as Amazon Video and Netflix , and the fundamental c...

Apple reportedly may release a 6.1-inch iPhone without 3D Touch

After releasing the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus , and iPhone X in 2017, Apple will reconfigure its lineup with three new models, according to reliable KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. While all of the current display manufacturing for th...

Apple announces launch date of HomePod smart speaker after delay

The company intends to expand the HomePod availability in Germany and France this spring. Apple has also announced that an upcoming free software update will enable users to play music throughout a house via multiroom audio. With Siri News,...

Xbox One X launched in India

Gaming console available online for Rs 44 ,990 Technology giant Microsoft on Tuesday launched " Xbox One X " - the world's most powerful console that brings immersive 4K gaming and 4K entertainment to gamers for Rs 44,990. This essentially means pa...

Google brings audiobooks on Play Store without subscription fee

Rowling, Fire & Fury by Michaelk Wolff and "1984" by George Orwell. On Google Play , you can buy a single audiobook at an affordable price, with no commitments. Since Google's service just launched , we can't say how prices will compare to Aud...

Jaw-dropping! After Jio Rs 399 plan, Airtel joins the race

The company will now offer 1GB daily data, 100 SMSes along with unlimited national & local calls for a validity period of 84 days. The Rs 399 recharge plan is not the only one that Airtel has revamped in light of growing competition from Reliance ...

Apple to Cancel iPhone X Model Due to Disappointing Sales

Apparently, Chinese customers are disappointed by the amount of usable space on the phone's display. KGI notes that a large number of Chinese users are now adhering to their existing phones for a long time, and specifically the notch on the top of ...

Key to victory: Sophomore hits stride, Alabama outlasts Mississippi State

John Petty had nine points on 3-of-11 shooting after hitting eight 3-pointers in Wednesday night's upset of No. 17 Auburn. Daboll, of course, helped lead the Crimson Tide offense to the program's fifth national championship under Saban despite an i...

Samsung starts mass production of 'industry's first' 16Gb GDDR6 memory

Aimed at providing gaming devices, graphics cards and automotive, network and artificial intelligence systems (that's everything, then) with advanced graphics processing, the new graphics chip is built on Samsung's 10nm class process tech.

Amazon Reveals 20 Finalists for 2nd headquarters

The new facility is expected to employ 50,000 people and spend about $5 billion in the area where it builds the second headquarters. Amazon said it received bids from 238 cities and regions across the country. High paying tech jobs can permanently ...

China: Tencent and Google to Share Patents of Products, Technologies

Two of the world's biggest tech companies have reached a deal to collaborate more closely. There is also scope for future collaboration, with an understanding the companies will develop future technologies together. Update (1/16/18): Yesterday, we ...

Google Art & Culture App's Selfie Matching Feature Comes to India

A tool released by Google that matches users' faces to faces in famous paintings has been going viral this week-but, due to data privacy issues, not everyone can use it . The Chicago Tribune reported Wednesday that IL law restricts the use of bi...

WhatsApp launches standalone WhatsApp Business app for Android

WhatsApp Business can be downloaded directly from Google Play and must be installed on a smartphone just like the standard version. Unfortunately, India is not one of them. LANDLINE/FIXED NUMBER SUPPORT: You can use WhatsApp Business with a land...

Kodak Black Arrested In Florida On Several Charges

This was not the first time Black had a run-in with police. -2 charges of possession of weapon or ammo by a felon. Before his release on house arrest at that time, Sandra Friedman, Black's probation officer, said in court that his youth and his a...

Apple Will Release iOS 11.2.5 Next Week

In December, Apple publicly admitted for the first time that the poor performance of older iPhones was done on goal after altering the operating system to throttle battery usage. Apple's solution to avoid this issue is to slow the phone down. ...

IOC Clears Nearly 400 Russians to Compete in Winter Games

A statement from the International Olympic Committee on Friday said that from the original pre-registration pool of 500 athletes, 111 had already been removed. Earlier in December, the IOC chose to ban Russian Federation from the upcoming PyeongChang...

Accused cop killer laughs in court: 'I wish I killed more'

It's the latest in a series of outbursts by Bracamontes, who could face the death penalty if convicted. " More f-- cops are gonna be killed soon". White previously ruled that Bracamontes was mentally competent, but Barbour asked for the judge to r...

The Assassination of Gianni Versace

It's another big-canvas, pop-culture epic overseen by producer-director-writer Ryan Murphy , and features an exceptional performance by one of the performers Murphy made into a star on Glee: Darren Criss , as a chilling Cunanan. Though Gianni Ve...

Two Point Hospital Announced, Coming Fall 2018

Players will be able to design and customise their own hospitals, hire staff (who require their own management), and do whatever it takes to treat some totally freakish cases and illnesses. Two Point Hospital isn't just about treating lightbulbs, it...

Google wants to make AI easier to use, starting with image recognition

It is a technology akin to Google's image search tool that can quickly retrieve photos on the web based on what a person searches for. 2017 saw the release of the Google Cloud Machine Learning (ML) Engine to help developers with ML expertis...

Rumor: Forza Horizon developer Playground to work on new Fable title

The decision seemed to signify Microsoft's move away from single-player, story-focused games , but a new report suggests the company has chose to change direction once again with a full-fledged fourth Fable game. That title was a free-to-play se...

Malware 'Skygofree' can steal WhatsApp messages from Android phones

All of these are naturally fraught with risks for the device owner, but the ability to control the device's Wi-Fi is especially concerning, because it allows the criminals to connect it to a network they control and intercept all of your internet tra...

Google's Project Fi cell phone service adds Bill Protection unlimited data feature

It's offering a new model, dubbed Bill Protection , where if you use more than 6GB of data in a month, your total bill charge won't be more than $80 a month. You can avoid getting throttled by opting out of Bill Protection and paying the standard 10...

Honda Accord, Lincoln Navigator and Volvo XC60 Take top Honors at NAIAS

It was the Accord's first win, and the first time it went head to head with the Camry for the award. The Navigator beat out the Chevrolet Colorado and its Ford Expedition brother. Among the redesigned Honda Odyssey , redesigned Volvo XC60 and bran...

Signups for the Next PlayStation 4 Software Update Are Now Open

You can register any time between today and the beginning of February as long as you're 18 or older and based in either the US or Canada. Out of the great blue nowhere, Sony Interactive Entertainment has opened Beta test sign-ups for PlayStation...

Facebook News Feed Changes Will Challenge Publishers To Stay Relevant

The impact will vary from Page to Page , driven by factors including the type of content they produce and how people interact with it. Pages making posts that people generally don't react to or comment on could see the biggest decreases in distrib...

Ashampoo Spectre Meltdown CPU Checker

An AMD spokesperson said in a statement that the company does not need to release any firmware or OS updates to address the Spectre and Meltdown issues. A report from the Wall Street Journal says that some of the patches Intel has released have...

'All in': Ford pledges to more than double green vehicle investment

The planned investment significantly exceeds the firm's previous target of investing $4.5 billion (£3.3bn) by 2020 and marks a shift in capital investment away from family cars with internal combustion engines to developing more trucks and low carbo...

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Fortnite for Android is going to bypass the Google Play Store

It's easy to understand why: hosting the game download themselves and having the installation skip the Play Store will also skip Google's commission on its lucrative in-app purchas...

Google Clock gains Spotify support for alarms

Google has updated its Clock application on the Play Store, which is honestly a pretty boring app that gets pretty boring updates. According to the blog post, the latest versi...

Google plans to re-enter China with government-approved search app

Google's Android already has the largest market share of any operating system in China, now accounting for roughly 51 percent of all devices. The Chinese social media website We...

2 smartphone seller, gains ground in China

While Huawei has leaped into second place, the Chinese smartphone and telecom maker has struggled to gain traction in the USA due to concerns that its technology could be used b...

Galaxy Note 9's redesigned rear officially confirmed by Samsung

A lot has already been leaked about the Galaxy Note 9 , including a hands-on video, leaked renders and more. In the video, the company also teases great battery life, and it confi...

Moto Z3 First Look: Looking Ahead to 5G

Like all of the previous members of the Moto Z family, the Moto Z3 will support the growing number of Moto Mods , the add-on accessories that attach to the back of these phon...

Sony Q1 Profit Rises; Lifts FY Profit, Sales Outlook

The company raised its annual net income attributable to stockholders guidance to 500 billion yen from the prior range of 480 billion yen, due to the expected increase in income be...

Hackers break into Reddit's systems

Slowe said Reddit learned on June 19 an attacker compromised a few of its employees' accounts between June 14 and June 18. Reddit also says it is has taken measures to ensure, go...

Honor Play to get GPU Turbo update in August

Honor 9N smartphone which was launched in the Indian market last week is slated to go on sale today exclusively via Flipkart . In addition to GPU Turbo , the Honor Note 10 als...

YouTube dark mode comes to Android at long last

Last year, Google's YouTube granted a huge wish of its viewers to bring a dark UI mode. If you do not want to make use of the new feature, there is an option to turn it off a...

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Samsung Revenue Falls 4% in Q2

Samsung Revenue Falls 4% in Q2

Adding to its troubles, its vice-chairman Lee Jae-yong, scion of Samsung's founding family, was jailed past year for his part in the sprawling corruption scandal that brought down...

WhatsApp rolls out group video call feature

WhatsApp rolls out group video call feature

The calls are end-to-end encrypted and the feature will be available to Android and iOS users, it added. To use it, start a call with just one person, then tap the " Add part...

NY moves to oust cable provider Spectrum

NY moves to oust cable provider Spectrum

NY is accusing Charter of failing to meet its commitments have led to the move. "The time has come for stronger actions to protect New Yorkers and the public interest", said J...

Residents flee in face of massive California wildfire

Residents flee in face of massive California wildfire

By Thursday, the fire was contained approximately 10 percent. Firefighters face a hard task with dry conditions and temperatures expected to reach 110 F on Friday. Medics and hosp...

Samsung Teases Galaxy Note 9's Bigger Battery Ahead of Launch

Samsung Teases Galaxy Note 9's Bigger Battery Ahead of Launch

Those problems are speed, battery life, and storage. "A lot can change in a day", reads the video's tagline, as the owner does all he can to keep the phone working, before finding ...

Fortnite celebrates birthday with cake, challenges, Playground mode

Fortnite celebrates birthday with cake, challenges, Playground mode

Even if you're not much for birthdays, there's still cause for celebration, as Epic Games has also confirmed that the popular Playground mode is coming back. The first two ar...

Xiaomi Mi A2 And A2 Lite Android One Smartphones Launched

Xiaomi Mi A2 And A2 Lite Android One Smartphones Launched

Both the Mi A2 devices, Xiaomi Mi A2 and Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite will be Android One devices. Xiaomi also made it a point to pick on Samsung through the entire event with the...

Google says employees haven't been hacked since safeguarding accounts with physical keys

Google says employees haven't been hacked since safeguarding accounts with physical keys

A Google representative told Krebs on Security that security keys are used for all account access at the company. Google is a enormous entity, with more than 85,000 empl...

Uber and Lyft driver fired for secretly livestreaming hundreds of passengers

Uber and Lyft driver fired for secretly livestreaming hundreds of passengers

The live streams revealed personal conversations of passengers on a Twitch web channel and comments made about the conversations and female passengers' bodies - a format similar ...