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May 13 2017

LG Innotek to supply iPhone 8's 3D face recognition camera

Goldman Sachs (via Business Insider ) also believes that the iPhone 8's base storage version will start from 128GB, which is a small, but a contributing factor to its ...

May 13 2017

U.S. intelligence director warns of more Russian cyberthreats

And Coats said that "homegrown violent extremists remain the most frequent and unpredictable terrorist threat to the United States homeland". North Korea's missile test...

May 13 2017

NASA nixes crew for test flight of new megarocket in 2019

An artist's concept of a NASA Orion spacecraft being attached to its Space Launch System megarocket. NASA acting administrator Robert Lightfoot soon announced that the a...

May 13 2017

Google streamlines vendor Android updates with Project Treble

It eliminates one step from the drill that would help the OEMs to deliver timely updates. Google says that all phones and tablets running Android O and later will incor...

May 13 2017

Mobile Launches BOGO Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8

As of today, that extends to giving away Samsung Galaxy S8 devices. And now rumor has it that a refreshed version of the same could be launched in Korea soon. This new ...

May 13 2017

Magnitude 6.8 quake hits off Antarctica: USGS

Thursday morning's 3.6 natural disaster east of Bremerton was almost twice as strong as Wednesday's 3.4 quake in the same area. There have been 18 quakes in that area in ...

May 13 2017

Leak delays start of 200th spacewalk at International Space Station

This will be the 200th spacewalk for the construction and maintenance of the orbiting outpost. The spacewalk had been scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. Whitson and Fischer...

May 12 2017

Google Allo can create a personalized sticker pack based on your selfie

Simply snap a selfie, and it'll return an automatically generated illustrated version of you, on the fly, with customization options to help you personalize the stickers ...

May 12 2017

Microsoft's new mobile app enables Windows developers to test on iOS

Microsoft hopes this ability to drive additional app installs will encourage app developers to implement this functionality. Now it's out of preview. Microsoft yesterda...

May 12 2017

Google Play Store v7.8.16 Brings New App and Notifications Icons

Refer to the gallery below to see how the new Google Play Store system icons look in practice or follow the download link beneath this writing to download and install t...

May 12 2017

U.S. judge rejects Uber bid to move Waymo case to arbitration

A U.S. judge has asked federal prosecutors to investigate Uber Technologies Inc and one of its engineers for potential theft of trade secrets from Google, a media report ...

May 12 2017

China's 'Silk Road' stirs unease over its strategic goals

China's inaugural "Belt and Road Forum", to be held from May 14-15, comes at a historic point in the course of economic evolution, said HSBC Bank Malaysia Bhd (HSBC). Xi ...

May 12 2017

Discovery of 'Warm Neptune' Challenges Theories on Planet Births

The planet may have developed closer to its host star than Neptune and Uranus were to the sun. Astronomers at Princeton University first spotted this exoplanet in 2011 bu...

May 12 2017

Infantino FIFA president slams 'fake news' surrounding governing body

Paraguayan Alejandro Dominguez, also president of the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL), told the 67th FIFA Congress in Manama , Bahrain, that FIFA has tr...

May 12 2017

1st tropical storm of Pacific season shows little change

Tropical storm Adrian, 12:15 p.m. Adrian is expected to move west-northwest and turn to the north where it is forecast to approach the Gulf of Tehuantepec after 5 days. A...

May 12 2017

Snapchat's growth stalls in Facebook's shadow in 1Q report

The company said Snapchat added 8 million active users during the quarter, upping its base to 166 million. That slowdown coincided with Facebook (FB , Tech30)-owned In...

May 12 2017

Supposed Google Pixel 2 Benchmarks Leak

Last month we got to find out what their codenames are, as well as the fact that they should all unsurprisingly be powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 SoC. It seems runn...

May 12 2017

Microsoft's unveils VR motion controllers for mixed reality headsets

Microsoft, which spent years developing HoloLens [pictured above], the company's own take on an augmented-reality headset that projects images into the environment of the...

May 12 2017

Judge approves emissions-cheating settlement for 3-liter VWs

If a modification doesn't win government approval, Volkswagen must buy back all the vehicles, which could increase its price tag from $1.2 billion to as much as $4 billio...

May 12 2017

Trump won't visit Federal Bureau of Investigation agents after firing their boss

It was unclear whether word of the Comey request, put to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, ever made its way to Mr Trump. "I would hope that the president would h...