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Google hails net balloon ‘breakthrough’

Google hails net balloon ‘breakthrough’

The Project Loon team, part of the company’s X research lab, said it was now able to use machine learning to predict weather systems. MORE...

(0)Comments | February 17, 2017  3:11 pm

Apple’s iPhone 8 could get curved OLED screens

Apple’s iPhone 8 could get curved OLED screens

There have been rumors (and also this) about Apple‘s iPhone 8 getting curved OLED displays to replace the LCD panels of iPhones past. MORE...

(0)Comments | February 14, 2017  5:38 pm

Oculus ordered to pay $500 million in ZeniMax lawsuit

Oculus ordered to pay $500 million in ZeniMax lawsuit

Facebook’s acquisition of Oculus just became a half billion more expensive. A jury in Dallas, Texas has awarded ZeniMax Media $500 million after finding that Palmer Luckey (and by extension Oculus VR) violated the terms of a non-disclosure agreement. MORE..

(0)Comments | February 2, 2017  5:26 pm

Google employees rally against Trump’s immigration ban

Google employees rally against Trump’s immigration ban

Over 2,000 Google employees rallied against President Donald Trump’s executive order that bans immigration from seven majority Muslim countries today. MORE..

(0)Comments | January 31, 2017  1:49 pm

Astounding metallic hydrogen discovery ‘a Holy Grail moment’

Astounding metallic hydrogen discovery ‘a Holy Grail moment’

What was once theory is now reality after a pair of scientists, 80 years after it was first suggested, successfully turned hydrogen into metal. For fuels, superconductors and more materials, this is a turning point. MORE..

(0)Comments | January 27, 2017  3:14 pm

Microsoft victory in overseas email seizure case is upheld

Microsoft victory in overseas email seizure case is upheld

An equally divided federal appeals court refused to reconsider its landmark decision forbidding the U.S. government from forcing Microsoft Corp and other companies to turn over customer emails stored on servers outside the United States. MORE..

(0)Comments | January 25, 2017  3:48 pm

Red Hat brings the ‘Power’ of open source to Sri Lanka

Red Hat brings the ‘Power’ of open source to Sri Lanka

Red Hat, a provider of open source solutions, hosted a half-day technology event in Colombo at Hotel Cinnamon Lakeside on Wednesday. MORE..

(0)Comments | January 19, 2017  4:13 pm

Zuckerberg due in court over VR ‘heist’

Zuckerberg due in court over VR ‘heist’

Mark Zuckerberg is expected to appear in a Dallas court on Tuesday to defend his company over claims it stole virtual reality technology. MORE..

(0)Comments | January 17, 2017  4:20 pm

Google’s Toontastic storytelling app for kids goes 3D

Google’s Toontastic storytelling app for kids goes 3D

Today’s digital devices and tools offer amazing opportunities for kids to imagine, invent and explore with technology—and perhaps most important of all, have fun! MORE..

(0)Comments | January 13, 2017  4:38 pm

‘Pokémon Go’ was the most downloaded iPhone app worldwide in 2016

‘Pokémon Go’ was the most downloaded iPhone app worldwide in 2016

“Pokémon Go” and “Super Mario Go,” Nintendo’s first experiments with bringing its characters to Apple devices, both ended up in the top 10 iOS apps downloaded worldwide in 2016, Apple announced on Thursday. MORE..

(0)Comments | January 6, 2017  11:21 am

Crytek to receive $500m investment from Turkish gov

Crytek to receive $500m investment from Turkish gov

Crytek have had a turbulent year, but with the news that Turkish government will be investing a massive $500 million into the German developer, something Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım announced on December 24, without naming Crytek. MORE...

(0)Comments | December 27, 2016  12:09 pm

OurMine hacks Netflix, Marvel Twitter accounts

OurMine hacks Netflix, Marvel Twitter accounts

OurMine is up to its old tricks again, with an attack on Netflix’s official U.S. Twitter account. MORE..

(0)Comments | December 22, 2016  1:36 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook explains meeting with Trump

Apple CEO Tim Cook explains meeting with Trump

Last week, Apple CEO Tim Cook was one of a batch of top tech executives who met with president-elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower. MORE..

(0)Comments | December 20, 2016  11:45 am

‘Pokémon Go’ is now officially live in Sri Lanka

‘Pokémon Go’ is now officially live in Sri Lanka

People in India, Sri Lanka and other South Asian countries can now go berserk over catching Pokémon characters in their neighbourhoods. MORE..

(0)Comments | December 15, 2016  12:32 am

First Look: Google WiFi Router

First Look: Google WiFi Router

Google’s new wireless router arrives in stores today. Like the eero and Luma routers, the Google WiFi router is sold in a pack of three units that link together to create what’s called a “mesh network,” blanketing your home in WiFi. MORE..

(0)Comments | December 7, 2016  3:13 pm

Game Award Winners – Overwatch Wins Game of the Year

Game Award Winners – Overwatch Wins Game of the Year

With the conclusion of the Game Awards 2016 in Los Angeles, we saw more than 20 awards handed out to deserving studios, games, and people. MORE..

(0)Comments | December 2, 2016  1:38 pm

Netflix will let you download shows, movies for offline viewing

Netflix will let you download shows, movies for offline viewing

Netflix subscribers can now binge on many of their favorite shows and movies even when they don’t have an Internet connection. MORE..

(0)Comments | December 1, 2016  12:02 pm

Google clamps down on sneaky malicious sites

Google clamps down on sneaky malicious sites

Sites that repeatedly violate Google’s safe browsing policies will be classified as repeat offenders, the company said last week.MORE...

(0)Comments | November 27, 2016  7:27 pm

Oracle buys Dyn

Oracle buys Dyn

Oracle today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Dyn, the leading cloud-based Internet Performance and DNS provider that monitors, controls, and optimizes Internet applications and cloud services to deliver faster access, reduced page load times, and higher end-user satisfaction. MORE..

(0)Comments | November 22, 2016  5:55 pm

Apple to fix iPhone 6 Plus ‘touch disease’ for a fee

Apple to fix iPhone 6 Plus ‘touch disease’ for a fee

Apple has started offering a service to fix a fault on iPhone 6 Plus phones known as “touch disease”. MORE...

(0)Comments | November 18, 2016  8:52 pm

Eve Online becomes free for first time

Eve Online becomes free for first time

Eve Online, one of the most iconic online games ever made, has been made free-to-play for the first time. MORE...

(0)Comments | November 16, 2016  8:03 am

Samsung to buy car tech company Harman for $8 billion

Samsung to buy car tech company Harman for $8 billion

Samsung Electronics has agreed to buy Harman International Industries in an $8 billion deal, marking a major push into the auto electronics market and the biggest overseas acquisition ever by a South Korean company. MORE...

(0)Comments | November 15, 2016  8:05 am

The Gmail app finally lets you un-send embarrassing emails

The Gmail app finally lets you un-send embarrassing emails

We’ve all been there: a hastily typed-out email has been sent to the wrong person, or worse, hit by an embarrassing spelling mistake thanks to your iPhone’s over-enthusiastic autocorrect function. MORE...

(0)Comments | November 8, 2016  12:01 pm

Samsung recalls 2.8m washing machines in the US

Samsung recalls 2.8m washing machines in the US

Samsung has been forced to recall 2.8 million washing machines in the US after the doors detached mid-wash, leaving one person with a broken jaw. MORE...

(0)Comments | November 7, 2016  12:58 pm

Google DeepMind announces a major new project with “StarCraft II”

Google DeepMind announces a major new project with “StarCraft II”

Google’s DeepMind will train artificial intelligence on the game “StarCraft II,” the company announced on Friday. MORE...

(0)Comments | November 5, 2016  2:21 pm