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

This marked the second year that the prestigious awards had three winners instead of two, as the Truck/Utility class had been split two years ago. Arcangeli calls the Accord "new from the ground up", with more coupe-like styling and its first-ever turbocharged engines.

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  • Pornographic images found on children's games in Google Play store
Pornographic images found on children's games in Google Play store

The researchers from security firm Check Point reported a new Android threat, dubbed AdultSwine, which disguises as Android games. Infected apps include Five Nights Survival Craft (with over 1 million downloads), Mcqueen Car Racing Game (over 500,000 downloads) and Addon Pixelmon for MCPE (over 500,000 downloads).

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  • Mark Zuckerberg just lost $3 billion from his personal fortune
Mark Zuckerberg just lost $3 billion from his personal fortune

Zuckerberg said in the post yesterday that he wanted to change the way Facebook ranks posts by putting more weight on social interactions and relationships. But by de-emphasising content from brands and links to publications, Facebook is likely to become less valuable to them, thus diminishing its potential - or at least perceived potential -...

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  • HTC U11 EYEs To Be Announced On January 15
HTC U11 EYEs To Be Announced On January 15

Evan Blass has also hinted that the HTC U11 EYEs will be priced at 3,299 Yuan ($510) and will be revealed on January 15th. It still has the same curved glass design and will have black, silver and red color options. The highlight of the phone is the Edge Sense feature that was unveiled in May previous year, right after the phone was announce...

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  • Dragon Ball FighterZ: How to Redeem Beta Codes from GameStop & Amazon
Dragon Ball FighterZ: How to Redeem Beta Codes from GameStop & Amazon

However, those who pre-order Dragon Ball FighterZ digitally will be able to jump into the beta 24 hours early, on January 13. Produced by Toei Animation , Dragon Ball Z was a follow-up to the original Dragon Ball TV series. Take a trip down memory lane, as gaming fans are welcome to play some of the most popular Dragon Ball Z video g...

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  • Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition Announced For The Nintendo Switch
Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition Announced For The Nintendo Switch

This month adds Aegislash as a new battle Pokémon and Mega Rayquaza and Mimikyu as support Pokémon. Wave 1 arrives January 31 and Wave 2 arrives on March 23. You can find him rambling about Persona and cute animals on Twitter . In Hide It, you get 30 seconds to hide a balloon somewhere in a level. Donkey Kong will be joining the cast as a play...

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  • Confirmed: Less face time for brands and media on Facebook Newsfeed
Confirmed: Less face time for brands and media on Facebook Newsfeed

The new change of course will cost Facebook money. "Since there's more open substance than posts from your loved ones, the adjust of what's in News Feed has moved far from the most imperative thing Facebook can do - enable us to associate with each other".

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  • South Korea Banning Cryptocurrency Trading
South Korea Banning Cryptocurrency Trading

In addition to announcing that cryptocurrency trading could soon be banned , the country's police and tax authorities raided several of the nation's largest exchanges on charges of tax evasion . The South Korean government's push for onerous regulation comes as demand in South Korea is said to draw in college students to housewives rais...

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  • Google could turn the next Pixel's touchscreen into a speaker
Google could turn the next Pixel's touchscreen into a speaker

Google has declined to comment on the acquisition, including how much might have been paid for Redux. On Wednesday night, a report revealed on Bloomberg quietly that Google acquisition of "Redux" could have major implications down the road.

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  • Intel to ship 802.11ax chipsets in 2018
Intel to ship 802.11ax chipsets in 2018

The new standard is also backward compatible to ensure flexibility with older Wi-Fi technologies. Problems with compatibility can cause a fair amount of frustration for end users, especially if they have equipment that does not work well with the latest 802.11ax client devices (laptops, 2 in 1s, etc.).

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  • Sony unveils selfie-centric Xperia XA2, XA2 Ultra, and L2 smartphones
Sony unveils selfie-centric Xperia XA2, XA2 Ultra, and L2 smartphones

When everyone is moving towards the trend of offering super large phones with minimal bezels, some will certainly appreciate the shorter stature of the Xperia XA2 . On the other hand, the Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra sports a 6-inch full HD display with 1080x1920 pixel resolution. Yes, is the simple answer to that question as a Sony representative ha...

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  • 2 new, rugged HP Chromebooks announced for CES 2018
2 new, rugged HP Chromebooks announced for CES 2018

Plus, customers won't have to take their power adapter on the go, as the new Acer Chromebook 11 provides up to 10 hours of battery life on a single charge. Chromebooks are easy to use and ideal for sharing by multiple users. Google's still working on making these apps more Chromebook-friendly, but their simple availability has increased the use...

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  • First Assassin's Creed: Origins DLC due out this month
First Assassin's Creed: Origins DLC due out this month

January is looking good for Bayek as Assassin's Creed Origins gets a title update and its first major expansion since release. Adding a new region to the map of Egypt, the new content will see players fighting against the Romans in a period set years after the events in Origins .

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  • 'Sea of Thieves'-Themed Xbox One Controller Glows in the Dark
'Sea of Thieves'-Themed Xbox One Controller Glows in the Dark

For those who are still making up their minds about the game, they can keep an eye on Twitch and YouTube over the beta period, as there will be no NDA stopping people from capturing footage. Starting on January 24 at 4AM PST and lasting through January 29 at 12AM PST, Sea of Thieves Insiders who signed up before December 1 will get 5 days of Clos...

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  • Acer just unveiled the thinnest laptop in the world
Acer just unveiled the thinnest laptop in the world

Apart from the Chromebook 11, Acer also revealed other notebooks this week, the Swift 7 , the Acer Spin 3 and the Nitro 5 gaming laptop. The Acer Swift 7 sports an aluminium unibody design, which imparts a premium look to the laptop.

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  • Ex-Google employee behind anti-diversity memo sues for discrimination
Ex-Google employee behind anti-diversity memo sues for discrimination

However, Damore's attorneys are extra bold in their assertion that another he, along with former Google employee ( David Gudeman ) and unspecified others, have been wronged to the degree that a class-action lawsuit is warranted. In August, Google CEO Sundar Pichai wrote in a memo to employees that the tech firm fired Damore because he violate...

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  • Saints defeat the Panthers 31-26, advance to NFC divisional round
Saints defeat the Panthers 31-26, advance to NFC divisional round

Brees needs another strong performance from his running backs in order for the Saints to beat the Panthers for the third time this season. Sunday's meeting between the Saints and the Panthers was the 21st since the 1970 merger that a team faced a divisional opponent in the playoffs that it had swept in the regular season, according to a...

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  • BRO engineer killed, 8 missing in avalanche in J-K's Kupwara
BRO engineer killed, 8 missing in avalanche in J-K's Kupwara

Three people, including a 7-year-old, were also rescued one day after the Friday avalanche in the region's northwest Tangdhar, Kupwara district. "A passenger was pulled out of the snow in the early hours of Saturday morning, while a child was rescued soon after the accident last evening".

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  • Laptop batteries may overheat, melting or charring devices — SAFETY ALERT
Laptop batteries may overheat, melting or charring devices — SAFETY ALERT

The company has announced it is recalling batteries for notebooks and mobile workstations due to concerns of overheating. Units with affected batteries were sold through Best Buy and other stores and authorized dealers across the nation.

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  • App Store sets new records as holiday spending tops $890M
App Store sets new records as holiday spending tops $890M

It should also be noted that the startup will working on the Android app development that it had started last February. PixabayBuddybuild - what it does for app developers? In a business sense, Apple buying Buddybuild is a move to beef up the iOS ecosystem against rival Android by Google.

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  • Alexa will soon be able to control ovens and microwaves
Alexa will soon be able to control ovens and microwaves

Alexa's smart home skills aren't just for turning on the lights or locking your door these days - now, they can help fulfill your culinary ambitions. Recent reports reveal that Whirlpool will be among the first appliance brands to feature Alexa integration, enabling consumers to "soon" "configure, start, and operate" its suite of smart microw...

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  • LG Display's 2018 New Year Resolution is 8K on 88-inch OLED
LG Display's 2018 New Year Resolution is 8K on 88-inch OLED

For instance, 88-inch 4K LED TV will set you back by $20,000 and you can imagine how much expensive the new LG 8K TV will be. But OLED emits light by itself, so it doesn't lower luminance when the aperture ratio is lower, and is therefore best for 8K resolution, the company said.

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  • Snapchat Reportedly Bringing Stories to Web with new 'Stories Everywhere' Feature
Snapchat Reportedly Bringing Stories to Web with new 'Stories Everywhere' Feature

This will also be the first time that Snapchat will let other apps to show its curated content of user videos, which Snap calls "Our Stories ". Per sources that have spoken to Cheddar , " Stories Everywhere " is a new product Snapchat is developing that'll allow Stories to be shared online and on other social networks.

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  • Library of Congress will no longer archive every tweet
Library of Congress will no longer archive every tweet

But the Library gave several reasons, including the "explosion in use", changes to terms and services, and modifications in functionality for why the agreement with Twitter was being altered. "The Library generally does not collect comprehensively". The library's initial decision to collect everything that's public was an attempt to create a "sna...

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  • Vodafone offers unlimited calls, 1GB daily data at Rs 198
Vodafone offers unlimited calls, 1GB daily data at Rs 198

The Rs 299 plan has the same benefits except for the 2GB data that it offers each day. Jio offers low cost monthly plan for Rs 150 to JioPhone users. Jio Rs 459 prepaid unlimited dataJio's Rs 459 prepaid recharge plan offers high speed data of 84GBs with a daily 4G data limit of 1GB. The Reliance Jio cashback offer of up to Rs3,300 will be vali...

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  • Schmidt to step down at Alphabet
Schmidt to step down at Alphabet

Schmidt has been spending much his time on science and technology issues, as well as philanthropy, and his new role at Alphabet will help him to expand upon that work. CNBC reports that Schmidt's new role will likely include advising "the company's urban development arm, Sidewalk Labs, its deep learning efforts, and its healthcare spin-offs, Veril...

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  • LG to release 34in wide screen monitor with resolution of 5120x2160 pixels
LG to release 34in wide screen monitor with resolution of 5120x2160 pixels

LG just announced their first 21: 9 monitor with a resolution of 5120x2160 pixels. LG shared even less information about this display than the ultrawide above, but it will seemingly support G-Sync along with the Nano-IPS technology that allows all three of these displays to support the HDR600 standard.

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  • Google Doodle Celebrates the 2017 Winter Solstice Today
Google Doodle Celebrates the 2017 Winter Solstice Today

Clicking the Google Doodle takes users to a search page for "Winter Solstice 2017", which offers new articles, tweets and other search results on the Winter Solstice . and will experience nine hours and eight minutes of daylight. If you don't like the cold, here's a silver lining: Whatever the rest of winter brings, daylight is once again on t...

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  • Cavs working to get Isaiah Thomas run at G League practices
Cavs working to get Isaiah Thomas run at G League practices

The Cavs play the Golden State Warriors on Christmas Day, the Sacramento Kings on December 27, and the Utah Jazz on December 30. Sam Amico of AmicoHoops.net reported that the Cavs are targeting their three-game road trip to end the calendar year next week for his return, while Yahoo's Shams Charania initially reported Thomas is aiming for the f...

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  • Apple Is Reportedly Preparing a Way to Unify Mac and iOS Apps
Apple Is Reportedly Preparing a Way to Unify Mac and iOS Apps

As successful and revolutionary as the iOS App Store has been for mobile, Apple has not been able to replicate that success on desktops and laptops with the Mac App Store. The plan itself is likely to be announced in the summer next year at Apple's annual developers' conference. Microsoft has been trying this exact same thing with Universal Windo...

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  • Twitter suspends accounts of far-right British group retweeted by Trump
Twitter suspends accounts of far-right British group retweeted by Trump

One rule regarding violence takes into account Twitter users' activity offline, forbidding users from affiliating with organisations that promote violence against civilians either on or off the site. The company said that it will be creating tools that will assist in identifying defaulters. Twitter also banned accounts from individuals asso...

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  • Scientists Have Developed Glass That Heals Itself When You Press It Together
Scientists Have Developed Glass That Heals Itself When You Press It Together

Glass made from a new semitransparent polymer developed by Japanese researchers can easily be repaired by compressing the fractured portions for several hours at normal temperature. In an interview with NHK , Yanagisawa said that he repeated his experiments multiple times to confirm his findings. "In most cases, heating to high temperatures,...

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  • Billy Joe Saunders retains WBO belt after beating David Lemieux in Canada
Billy Joe Saunders retains WBO belt after beating David Lemieux in Canada

Saunders was typically unapologetic after the result, while Lemieux blamed a damaged left hand for the loss and the fact his opponent "ran" all night. On paper, Saunders faces a hard task against a man who is on a four-fight winning streak since losing to Gennady Golovkin in 2015. But Saunders was excellent on the back foot and timed his footwork...

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  • OnePlus 5T Star Wars Limited Edition launched in India
OnePlus 5T Star Wars Limited Edition launched in India

While the OnePlus 5T came in 6GB and 8GB RAM variants, the OnePlus 5T Star Wars limited edition will be available only in 8GB RAM variants. For ₹38,999 ($600), the Star Wars 5T offers the same internals as the 8GB / 128GB standard 5T, with a fresh coat of paint, an appropriately epic box, and a Kylo Ren-themed case to keep it in pristine condit...

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  • Apple invests $390M in iPhone laser chip maker
Apple invests $390M in iPhone laser chip maker

Corning got a $200 million investment from Apple . Apple says the cash will help Finisar , a chip maker, restart a 700,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Sherman, Texas, by the second half of next year. Rawls, CEO of Finisar , in a press release. To give a sense of just how many VCSELs Apple will need in the coming years, it claims...

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  • Twitter makes 'tweet storms' easier with 'threads'
Twitter makes 'tweet storms' easier with 'threads'

You know those times when the space of a single tweet isn't enough? "[.] Hundreds of thousands of threads are Tweeted every day", said Reddy in a post . In order to create a tweet thread , you press the small + button at the bottom right of the tweet composer. The company confirmed last month it was testing the feature - which it's now calli...

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  • MediEvil 4K Remaster Announced for PS4 at PSX 2017
MediEvil 4K Remaster Announced for PS4 at PSX 2017

It's certainly a cute little Christmas gift from PlayStation to its fans, and considering that Trico kind of looks like Falcor, and The NeverEnding Story is the ideal Christmas flick, I'd say it's appropriate. A third game, MediEvil: Resurrection, came out in 2005 on the PlayStation Portable. Jupiter & Mars, an underwater adventure game, wa...

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  • Instagram Curating Private Archive For Your Instagram Stories
Instagram Curating Private Archive For Your Instagram Stories

Once that's done, select a cover for it and give it a name and then it will be posted to your profile as a gighlight, which you can then edit or remove by tapping and holding on it after it appears in your profile. The company, although not completely abandoning the ephemeral content idea, is now adopting a Stories Archive - a section of the I...

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  • Apple will now sell you an unlocked, SIM-free iPhone X
Apple will now sell you an unlocked, SIM-free iPhone X

SIM-free iPhone X models fully support both CDMA and GSM networks, thus allowing you to use them with any wireless carrier. Consumers coveting the iPhone X can now buy an unlocked SIM-free version of the handset directly from Apple, giving them the freedom to use it on whatever carrier they want whenever they want.

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  • Infiniti unveils a semi-autonomous QX50 for 2019
Infiniti unveils a semi-autonomous QX50 for 2019

Infiniti said during the unveil at the Los Angeles Auto Show that the QX50 is the most important vehicle they have ever launched. Christian Meunier, Infiniti Global Division vice president, described the QX50 as a luxury crossover with cutting edge technologies, standout design and unrivaled interior space, riding on an entirely new platform.

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