• Apple Music now boasts more than 38 million subscribers
Apple Music now boasts more than 38 million subscribers

That suggests the company will need to use its clout to strike more lucrative deals in the coming years if it wants to turn a profit from a growing subscriber base as it battles Apple, Amazon.com Inc and Google. In Dec. 2017, Apple acquired music recognition service Shazam, the seventh most popular Music app in the App Store by number of download...

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  • No Joint Korean March at Paralympics due to Flag Dispute
No Joint Korean March at Paralympics due to Flag Dispute

A cheery mood coursed through festivities that lacked the tension of the 2014 Sochi Paralympics , when Ukraine sent only its flag-bearer to the opening ceremony to protest Russia's intervention in the Crimean Peninsula, or the undertones of the 2016 Rio Paralympics, which were stained by financial turmoil and meager ticket sales.

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  • Nintendo Direct: Luigi's Mansion Remake Coming To 3DS This Year
Nintendo Direct: Luigi's Mansion Remake Coming To 3DS This Year

Luigi's map will be visible on the bottom screen of the 3DS and has been completely reworked from the ground up. As great as the 3DS Luigi Mansion games might be, it does feel a little unusual that Nintendo hasn't bothered to revisit the Luigi's Mansion concept via a console release since the original game debuted alongside the GameCube in ...

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  • Download Android P developer preview as Google reveals release schedule
Download Android P developer preview as Google reveals release schedule

Then again, these devices received OS updates for two years, so it was expected to lose support past this mark. The system in Android P will restrict an app running in the background from accessing the microphone or camera , sensors which use continuous reporting mode like accelerometers and gyroscopes.

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  • Rachel Shenton uses sign language to deliver the acceptance speech
Rachel Shenton uses sign language to deliver the acceptance speech

The Silent Child tells the story of a girl who struggles to communicate and was both written by, and stars, Rachel Shenton , who played Mitzeee Minniver in the Channel 4 soap. "@SilentChildFilm is an inspirational, lovely story, and we send all our love for her very worthy win". And my kids. And I wanna say, like Jimmy Cagney said once, 'My mothe...

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  • Google is rolling out Lens update to all Google Photos users
Google is rolling out Lens update to all Google Photos users

Google Lens also has the ability to create a contact from a business card which is scanned. However, Google's expansion game has been playing out well as the market remains excited by the practical Lens tool in Google Photos , allowing Android users to have a taste of the AI-powered image recognition app.

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  • Samsung Galaxy S9 Trumps the Google Pixel 2's Camera Score on DxOMark
Samsung Galaxy S9 Trumps the Google Pixel 2's Camera Score on DxOMark

Samsung has made the camera the focus of the handset this generation, with the S9+ having dual cameras with either wide or telephoto lenses, dual aperture cameras with f/1.5 for dim light and f/2.4 for brighter conditions, and various super-slow motion modes, resulting in impressive noise control, and bright and vivid colours.

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  • Working with Google Cloud to bring all your work together
Working with Google Cloud to bring all your work together

Yesterday, Google announced that they are launching Hangouts Chat , finally bringing it out of beta. Hangouts Chat is a huge change in direction for the company, representing its first major entrance into the business communication and collaboration space.

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  • Blackberry Likely to Launch Bezel-Less Model Ghost in India
Blackberry Likely to Launch Bezel-Less Model Ghost in India

BlackBerry smartphones such as KeyOne , Motion and DTEK60 are manufactured by TCL. Latest numbers from IDC reveal BlackBerry sold a total of 850,000 smartphone units in 2017 - a notion two senior executives from BlackBerry /TCL affirm leave them "with a feeling of mission accomplished".

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  • IPhone 11 Rumors: Largest iPhone Ever, Cheaper Model In The Works
IPhone 11 Rumors: Largest iPhone Ever, Cheaper Model In The Works

Alongside an updated iPhone X (which could come in gold), the Cupertino-based company is also going to launch a cheaper, more-affordable iPhone, as well as a 6.5-inch behemoth. Apple is about to expand its lineup by launching a whole new collection of smartphones to choose from . Apple's reported decision to create a large, bezel-less phone...

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  • Vivo shows off concept smartphone with pop-up camera and in-display speakers
Vivo shows off concept smartphone with pop-up camera and in-display speakers

The Vivo Apex concept also has an embedded fingerprint sensor but slightly different. This phone also incorporates world's first Half-Screen In-Display Fingerprint Scanning Technology. It takes a little extra time to get the camera going, but that is apparently the cost of being able to use all of the front of the device as a display .

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  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise slated to release earnings after market close
Hewlett Packard Enterprise slated to release earnings after market close

In after-hours trading, HP's shares climbed more than 5 percent, to $22.50, following the release of its results. It's an average volume counts to 2218.01K shares. Hewlett Packard Enterprise has a 1 year low of $12.81 and a 1 year high of $19.16. Technical analysts have little regard for the value of a company. It has forward price to earnings rati...

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  • Metal Gear Survive second beta kicks off
Metal Gear Survive second beta kicks off

Video game stories from other sites on the web. Set sometime between the events of Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes and The Phantom Pain , Metal Gear Survive has players transported to an alternate reality infested with crystalline zombified-like known as "creatures".

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  • Microsoft is ending support for Windows 7.5 and 8.0 phones
Microsoft is ending support for Windows 7.5 and 8.0 phones

However, Microsoft says that notification services will continue to function for Windows Phone 8.1, so if you are a user, you can breathe out a sigh of relief. Starting tomorrow, February 20, Microsoft will discontinue notification services for Windows Phone 7.5 and Windows Phone 8.0 (via The Verge ). The "Find my phone" feature will no longer...

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  • PlayStation VR headsets and bundles getting huge sales starting Feb.18
PlayStation VR headsets and bundles getting huge sales starting Feb.18

All of these bundles will be available via participating retailers including Amazon, Best Buy, Walmart, Gamestop and Target until March 3, after which the prices will presumably go up again. In this bundle, you'll find a headset, PlayStation Camera , two PlayStation Move controllers, PSVR Demo Disc 2.0 and a copy of Skyrim VR . Those that want a ...

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  • Researchers Discover A Single Letter Can Crash The iPhone
Researchers Discover A Single Letter Can Crash The iPhone

For example, The Verge recommends getting someone to send you an SMS so you can get back into iMessage through that notification and delete the thread containing the bad character from your conversations list. Having said that, the tech giant has also announced last month that it is bringing a new firmware update for Apple devices. In...

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  • The Steam Lunar Sale is underway as Valve adds new Wishlist features
The Steam Lunar Sale is underway as Valve adds new Wishlist features

Over the course of this weekend, Steam users can save some major bucks on some of this year's biggest hits starting today, Feb. 15, 2018, until Monday, Feb. Players frequently add unreleased games to their Wishlist, which is a helpful way to express interest in an upcoming release and be notified when the game releases.

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  • Sonos One Can Leave White Marks on Some Wood Furniture as Well
Sonos One Can Leave White Marks on Some Wood Furniture as Well

Reuters/Stephen LamThe Homepod- Apple's first venture into the field of smart speakers . Apple believes that the ring stains are caused by some sort of chemical reaction with certain wood surfaces treated with oil or wax. Apple says that the mark may be caused by oils diffusing between the device's silicone base and the table surface. Stuart ...

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  • Karate Kid TV Sequel Cobra Kai Releases First Trailer
Karate Kid TV Sequel Cobra Kai Releases First Trailer

That's right: Because nothing ever dies in pop culture, The Karate Kid saga continues later this year when Ralph Macchio and William Zabka return for YouTube Red's upcoming 10-part series. Courtney Henggeler ( Mom ) will play Daniel's wife and business partner, Amanda, while Mary Mouser ( Freakish ) plays their firecracker daughter, Samant...

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  • Why an increasing number of young people are abandoning Facebook
Why an increasing number of young people are abandoning Facebook

Facebook usage among kids younger than 12 will drop more than 9%, with declines of about 6% each among 12-to-17-year-olds and 18-to-24-year-olds. And that after years of Facebook's lack of privacy jeopardizing future jobs and college offers, teens are more interested in a platform like Snapchat where you can only ever be seen by people you'v...

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  • Nokia 2 will roll out in the United Kingdom soon, here's when
Nokia 2 will roll out in the United Kingdom soon, here's when

Currently, the HMD Global portfolio consists of Nokia 2 , Nokia 3, Nokia 5, Nokia 6, Nokia 7 , Nokia 8 , and multiple variants of Nokia 3310. Not only is it receiving a the Android 8.1 Oreo update, but the flagship recently saw a major price cut in India that brings its price tag down to Rs 28,999 from its initial launch price of Rs ...

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  • Why Is Apple Changing Its Approach to Software Updates?
Why Is Apple Changing Its Approach to Software Updates?

The iPhone maker is promising a number of new features with this year's software upgrade , like a single set of apps to work across iPhones, Macs and iPads. The report suggests that Apple is also working on a redesigned Stocks app for iOS 12 , improved Do Not Disturb feature with more granular settings, deeper integration of Siri into the iPhon...

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  • BMW X4 2019 delivers a sportier look and a massive heads-up display
BMW X4 2019 delivers a sportier look and a massive heads-up display

The new X4 is going to be a model for the true BMW fans - the easiest differences to spot are up front related to the new grille size, which has been dramatically enlarged and, in the back, related to the new lighting clusters. All models of the X4 come with standard M Sport suspension and speed-sensitive electro-mechanical Servotronic steering, wh...

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  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 and Note 5 Pro officially unveiled in India
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 and Note 5 Pro officially unveiled in India

Coming to the pricing, the Redmi Note 5 Pro with 4GB and 6GB RAM is priced at Rs. 13,999 and Rs. 16,999 respectively. Reproduction of images on the screen and colors are accurate but because of a slightly warmer tone in the display we noticed earlier, some colors looked washed out.

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  • Apple Live News Section Now Available in TV App
Apple Live News Section Now Available in TV App

The iPhone-maker expanded its TV application on iOS and tvOS. Not long after adding a dedicated sports section to the Apple TV app , the company will now be rolling out a "News" section as well. In the United States, the additions provide easy access to both text and video news, though only a handful of partners are now featured. If you're r...

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  • YouTube Suspends Advertising On Logan Paul's Channels After Dead Rat Video
YouTube Suspends Advertising On Logan Paul's Channels After Dead Rat Video

Offenses this time apparently include: Removing a fish from a pond and giving it mock CPR , using a taser on a dead rat , and tweeting about the Tide Pod challenge . Paul did not immediately respond to a request for comment for this story. The company also said Paul will not be featured on season 4 of the original YouTube series, " Fourso...

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  • Winter Olympics: Drone display in opening ceremony was pre-recorded
Winter Olympics: Drone display in opening ceremony was pre-recorded

The XXIII Olympic Winter Games is being held in Pyeongchang, South Korea from February 9 to 25. The synchronized drone show has gotten the public wondering about the mechanics behind the performance, which will be added to the Guinness World Records for the " most unmanned aerial vehicles airborne simultaneously ".

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  • Uber, Waymo settled trade secrets clash
Uber, Waymo settled trade secrets clash

No other dollar figure was disclosed. The move signals the end to a lengthy investigation and legal battle, which has embroiled the two companies for nearly two years, bridging Uber's heady days under founder Travis Kalanick and the company's new direction since he was ousted from his position as CEO (though he retained his seat on Uber's b...

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  • Red Dead Redemption 2 Will Have Battle Royale And First Person Modes
Red Dead Redemption 2 Will Have Battle Royale And First Person Modes

This type of gameplay is becoming increasingly popular and it makes sense that Rockstar Games would find a way to integrate it for " Red Dead Redemption 2 ". If this is true then eyes will roll into the back of heads so swiftly that there'll be an epidemic of detached retinas, though the criticisms won't matter.

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  • Next-Gen Hyundai Santa Fe Looks Like a Big Kona
Next-Gen Hyundai Santa Fe Looks Like a Big Kona

Cabin design features fewer sharp angles than the outgoing model, adopting more flowing lines for a more upscale appearance. The Hyundai Santa Fe is a much more able large-ish SUV than it gets credit for, offering families a great way to move bodies and stuff around and without paying a completely barking price.

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  • Samsung heir Lee says spent year in jail on self-reflection
Samsung heir Lee says spent year in jail on self-reflection

Emerging from a Seoul detention center where he had briefly returned for his belongings after the ruling, Lee stood in the frigid February air and apologized for "not showing my best side". "Power-business collusion is not found here", judge Cheong Hyung-sik said. Lee has pleaded not guilty to charges he used Samsung corporate funds to bribe Pa...

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  • Nintendo Switch Online Release Date Confirmed,
Nintendo Switch Online Release Date Confirmed, "Even More" Switch DLC Is Planned

Beloved Super Mario is coming back! These figures are courtesy of the Japanese giant's latest financial report for the year ending 31st December 2017. To date, more than 14 million Switch units have been sold . " To promote longer gameplay for individual software titles, we plan to implement even more downloadable content and events that b...

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  • Middle School Shooting Was Accidental — LAPD
Middle School Shooting Was Accidental — LAPD

It was not immediately known how the shooter was able to get the gun on campus, Bernal said, noting that the school conducts random weapon checks. A 15-year-old boy was shot in the head and a 15-year-old girl was shot in the wrist. Zipperman said authorities' initial focus will be caring for students who may have witnessed the shooting. On Frid...

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  • Windows 10 S just got axed
Windows 10 S just got axed

Other changes include Microsoft ending support for Office 365 ProPlus on January 14th 2020, for Windows 7 , 8.1, Windows Server 2016 and older , and any Windows 10 Long Term Servicing Channel (LTSC). This means that only Windows 10 and Windows 10S users will be able to use the latest and greatest Office tools. "Software that is more than a ...

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  • Microsoft now selling Surface Book 2 with 128GB storage for $1199
Microsoft now selling Surface Book 2 with 128GB storage for $1199

The Surface laptop now has a base model which is equipped with an Intel Core m3 processor with Intel HD Graphics 615 with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. "Featuring a super-swish design, cutting-edge hardware and a pleasingly bloatware-free Windows install, it's hard to fault the Surface Book 2 for most tasks".

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  • Toronto gardener was serial killer, hid remains in planters
Toronto gardener was serial killer, hid remains in planters

Idsinga said McArthur has now also been charged in the deaths of 58-year-old Majeed Kayhan, 50-year-old Soroush Marmudi and 47-year-old Dean Lisowick. we believe there are more remains". Forensic experts have yet to identify the remains, Idsinga said. "We could have more charges laid against Mr.

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  • Facebook's user engagement dips on News Feed tweaks; shares fall
Facebook's user engagement dips on News Feed tweaks; shares fall

Mr Zuckerberg said the company was making changes that reduce how much time people spend on the social media site, but ensure it is " more meaningful". Facebook reported revenue of $12.97 billion, beating the consensus estimate of $12.5 billion and up 47% from the year-ago period. Facebook explained the discrepancy on earnings per share with ...

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  • Assassin's Creed Origins New Game+ Mode coming soon
Assassin's Creed Origins New Game+ Mode coming soon

While Voigt didn't provide specific details on the inclusion of New Game+, he did state on the Reddit thread that the feature is coming and that Ubisoft will "have more information to share soon". Assasin's Creed is one of Ubisoft's most prolific franchises. This was in response to a fan who, yep, was asking if news of a New Game + mode was in...

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  • Google Play details 2017 protections against copycat, inappropriate, & malware Android apps
Google Play details 2017 protections against copycat, inappropriate, & malware Android apps

Statista estimates there were 3.5 million apps on Google Play in December, so the 700,000 removed apps are a substantial figure. Google also notes that it took down 100,000 bad developers in 2017, and made it hard for bad actors to create new accounts and restrict attempt to publish yet another set of bad apps.

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  • Korea's inspection team in S. Korea
Korea's inspection team in S. Korea

Earlier an official North Korean delegation, led by the head of the North's Samjiyon Orchestra, traveled to the South to inspect Olympic performance venues. "If the allies resume their exercises, North Korea will likely protest strongly against them". The United States (US) announced new sanctions on Wednesday aimed at stopping North Korea's...

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