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Electronics TSMC Starts Apple A11 Chip Production For The iPhone 8
Author: 0 TSMC Starts Apple A11 Chip Production For The iPhone 8

In addition to the iPhone 8, Apple is also expected to release upgraded iPhone 7 and 7 Plus models as part of the S series. The new iPhone 8 smartphones will get a new processor, the Apple A11 and according to a recent report , TSMC has started production of the chip.

Electronics HP Devices Have Been Found To Contain Keylogging Software
Author: 0 HP Devices Have Been Found To Contain Keylogging Software

The driver has a component named MicTray64.exe, which allows the driver to respond when certain keys on the keyboard are pressed. The file is rewritten every time the computer is rebooted, but there are several ways old logs could be accessed such as forensic software created to recover deleted files.

Electronics Sinclair to buy Tribune Media in $3.9 billion deal
Author: 0 Sinclair to buy Tribune Media in $3.9 billion deal

Sinclair also acquired Tribune's WGN America cable network; the Antenna TV and This TV over-the-air digital networks; 31 percent of the Food Network; 32 percent ownership of the CareerBuilder website; and Chicago radio station WGN-AM. "But the Trump administration's new FCC chairman has signaled that he favors increasing the number of stations a company can own in a market". A combined Tribune and Sinclair could surpass this cap and face some regulatory challenges which could result in ...

Author: 0 Microsoft makes Visual Studio for Mac generally available

Support for containers of almost every type, on every platform, with the general availability of Windows Server Containers support in Azure Service Fabric, with Visual Studio tooling, and a preview of the ability to use Docker Compose support for Service Fabric to deploy containerized apps to Service Fabric.

Author: 0 Microsoft Launches Streamlined OS as Answer to Chrome OS

Nevertheless, the device is already on pre-order from the Microsoft Store . "You can open this Surface with just one finger and see the brilliant 13.5" PixelSense™ Display, made with edge-to-edge Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3. MICROSOFT MAY BE AIMING its new Surface Laptop at students, but it looks like only those with rich mummies and daddies will be able to buy one.

Author: 0 ITunes Will Be Released On Windows Store

Microsoft's design language previously known as Project Neon , now called Fluent Design , will be included in the Fall Creators Update to bring a more intuitive user experience that is more responsive across devices. When can I try the new features? It's not like you can't already install iTunes on Windows. That recently introduced version, Windows 10 S, can't get apps directly from third parties such as Apple, as regular Windows 10 users can.

Author: 0 Moon urges both talks and sanctions to rein in N Korea

Xi during the call, also expressed China's commitment to achieving the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula through "dialogue", a statement from the Chinese Foreign Ministry said. Moon Jae-in, the new President of South Korea, intends to change that. China has rigorously objected to the deployment, saying it destabilised the regional security balance and did little to curb the threat posed by North Korea's nuclear and missile programmes, which Pyongyang is conducting in defiance of USA ...

Electronics Google Quickly Resolves a Major Gmail Phishing Scam
Author: 0 Google Quickly Resolves a Major Gmail Phishing Scam

In addition, the bug transfers itself to all of the affected user's contacts as well, reproducing itself multiple times every time a single user opens the email and clicks the link, notes CNBC. How is Google taking care if it? A Google Doc phishing scam has been taken care of by Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG,GOOGL) shortly after is started.

Electronics Twitter, NFL Agree to Multi-Year Deal to Deliver Live Programming
Author: 0 Twitter, NFL Agree to Multi-Year Deal to Deliver Live Programming

No financial details were provided. The NFL said it will produce a 30-minute live digital show that will air on Twitter five days each week during football season. However, the deal doesn't include the livestreaming of any games. The NFL will also provide fans with pre-game coverage on Periscope for "each of its prime time game windows, as well as other key match-ups" throughout the season.

Author: 0 Microsoft aims to make artificial intelligence mainstream

The problem was so serious as to cause Microsoft to immediately push out a major security update which was available to all users now. He stated that this feature update will continue the companies efforts to expanding the creation related capabilities of the operating system and one such first party creative app was shown to the keynote crowd.

Author: 0 Why You Don't Need the New Amazon Echo Show

One of those investments was Nucleus, which raised $5.6 million in a Series A funding round late past year - led by Alexa Fund. Amazon's new Echo Show, which was unveiled yesterday and sells for $230, is a wholesale replica of Nucleus' product.

Electronics IPhone still world's most popular smartphone ahead of iPhone 8
Author: 0 IPhone still world's most popular smartphone ahead of iPhone 8

At the same time, China-based brands Oppo and Vivo (both of which are owned by BBK Electronics), along with Huawei have seen substantial increases in shipments of their smartphones in the country. Huawei has used Europe as a primary location to showcase its new flagship models and promote its brand image for several years, and has seen its smartphone sales in Europe and the USA continue to grow.

Electronics Microsoft to Rival Chromebooks Soon - Hardware Changes Coming
Author: 0 Microsoft to Rival Chromebooks Soon - Hardware Changes Coming

According to Extreme Tech , by locking these machines to the Windows Store is meant to ensure more consistent performance and improved battery life. Also, Windows 10 S will be free for all schools that are now running Windows 10 Pro PCs, and include free Office 365 education with Microsoft Teams.

Author: 0 Microsoft's new mobile app enables Windows developers to test on iOS

Now it's out of preview. Called Xamarin Live Player , the app allows developers to link their iOS or Android phones with Visual Studio on Windows or Mac and then test the.NET mobile applications they're building in a matter of seconds. Participants of the Visual Studio Preview early-access program can now download version 15.3, which contains.NET Core 2.0 support (also in preview) and improvements to the IDE's container development tools, among other features.

Electronics Alphabet's lawsuit against Uber will go to trial
Author: 0 Alphabet's lawsuit against Uber will go to trial

The ride services company failed to remove the ongoing case from public view and now faces the prospect of getting caught up in a fresh criminal probe. Uber says its lidar technology is "fundamentally different" from Waymo's. Representatives for Uber and Waymo did not have immediate comment . The engineer has not commented publicly on the allegations.

Author: 0 HP, Intel building Cortana-powered devices

More details about the Microsoft Invoke speaker and other devices are expected to be revealed at the company's annual Build developer conference. On stage, Microsoft demonstrated just how those different instances could work together. Developers who have already been busy with Microsoft's Bot Framework can leverage their already existing bots as new Skills.

Author: 0 Microsoft OneDrive Brings Files On-Demand Feature to iOS & Android

These new cross-device features make heavy use of Project Rome app-to-app communication layer, and Microsoft Graph, the unified gateway for multiple Microsoft programming interfaces and graph data. Changes include the Acrylic feature, which will blur the background, sidebar or nav for apps, depending on how a Universal Windows App is being used, and new transparency effects that recall the Aero Glass design used in Windows 7.

Author: 0 Snapchat reports mere 166 mn daily users, growth nosedives

After the results, Snap shares fell immediately, trading almost $18.19 which is the lowest since it went public. For a guy who just lost about a quarter of his net worth, Snap Inc co-founder Evan Spiegel exuded confidence on his first earnings conference call, explaining away the company's shortcomings and even throwing shade at his bigger - and far more successful - social media rival, Facebook Inc.

Author: 0 Windows 10 S laptops that could help Microsoft beat the Chromebook

Today we are delivering an accessible streamlined platform, readily available to all classrooms so teachers spend less time focused on technology and more time doing what they love doing: "inspiring students". Windows 10 S is slated for release this summer and can be deployed on existing Windows 10 Pro systems free of charge. Another limitation that might raise some eyebrows, but also with the same goal of ensuring consistent performance and security, is the fact that Windows 10 S will only ...

Electronics Windows 10 update aims to help identify best photos, videos
Author: 0 Windows 10 update aims to help identify best photos, videos

Day one of the Build conference was true to its developer core, with over two hours of news on cloud computing, enterprise-level databases, artificial intelligence and machine learning unveils. The update would be optimal if Microsoft had a pervasive mobile operating system, but the United States technology giant saw Windows smartphones eclipsed by Apple and Android devices, the analyst noted.

Author: 0 Apple to create $1 billion US advanced manufacturing fund

On the call, Apple CFO Luca Maestri reported a 1.2 million-unit reduction in iPhone channel inventory for the quarter. Yesterday (3), Apple announced it was creating a fund to get more people in the U.S. Cook said that Apple has created over 2 million jobs in the United States and spent $50 billion in the American economy a year ago. Despite that, the iPhone remains Apple's cash cow and it contributed $33.2bn (£25.7bn) to the quarterly revenue of $52,896bn ($40.9bn), a rise of ...

Electronics Maryland regulators OK nation's largest offshore wind plan
Author: 0 Maryland regulators OK nation's largest offshore wind plan

The offshore wind projects represent a combined capacity of 368 MW and could yield $1.8 billion in in-state spending, according to a press release, while bringing almost 9,700 indirect and direct jobs. It will connect to the grid at a substation in Ocean City, Md. The plan comes at some cost for electricity ratepayers, once electricity is produced by the wind farms.

Electronics Cloud giants drive up Nvidia's revenue 48%
Author: 0 Cloud giants drive up Nvidia's revenue 48%

This service is expected to rival GPU-in-the-cloud offerings from Amazon's AWS, Microsoft's Azure, and Google's compute cloud. The Nvidia Volta Tesla V100 comes in two different designs, a single slot version and a dual slot version as well.

Electronics The Sims coming to mobile phones soon
Author: 0 The Sims coming to mobile phones soon

The game's official description explains that you can do all manner of things in the new Sims game for mobile such as making tacos or thinking in the shower. However, there will be added social elements with players able to interact with others playing the game. EA has yet to offer specifics on the game's release date, but says it will be coming soon.

Electronics TCL Aims to Move Roku TVs Upmarket With Dolby Vision HDR
Author: 0 TCL Aims to Move Roku TVs Upmarket With Dolby Vision HDR

The new group of C-series and P-series models from TCL will feature Dolby Vision HDR and access to Roku's menu of 5,000-plus online channels/apps. As a company, Samsung is now going in a different direction from Dolby Vision (DV), so it will come as no surprise that the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus will support HDR10 streaming format from Netflix, but not DV.

Electronics Microsoft Build 2017: All the announcements that matter
Author: 0 Microsoft Build 2017: All the announcements that matter

With the launch of Windows 10 Microsoft dropped the support for its older versions of Windows and now Microsoft has announced that it is also dropping support for the original version of Windows 10. During last two fiscal years, the software giant has booked more revenue from outside the U.S. than from within it. Microsoft just announced that Apple iTunes will be coming to the Windows Store app market.

Author: 0 Determined the best-selling smartphones in the world

Xiaomi, Oppo , Vivo, and Lenovo have made significant investments in India in an effort to disrupt the local vendors, and out-maneuver South Korean giant Samsung, which continues to rank as the largest smartphone supplier in India with 27% of smartphone sales in Q1 2017, a dip from 30% the same period a year earlier.

Electronics BMW 6-Series Coupe axed
Author: 0 BMW 6-Series Coupe axed

Three new colors - two shades of blue and a new orange - are complemented by four new optional wheel designs. At this month's Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este, BMW will unveil a concept version of the upcoming 8 Series. What we will get is the BMW 530i, which gets 252PS/350Nm 4-cylinder turbo-petrol. In addition to a basic concept that is inherently more efficient, all the diesel engines feature new turbocharger technology and enhanced common-rail direct injection systems.

Electronics Google redesigns event recommendations in mobile search
Author: 0 Google redesigns event recommendations in mobile search

The new events functionality is available in the U.S. at first, through the Google app for Android and iOS, as well as the Google Search mobile website. Earlier, Google used to show limited events , but now with this feature, you will see all the local events happening around you. The list will expand over time.

Electronics Nintendo Talks 'Mario' and Switch Plans for E3 Gaming Expo
Author: 0 Nintendo Talks 'Mario' and Switch Plans for E3 Gaming Expo

Several fan-favorite add-on packs, including the Super Mario Mash-Up pack, are included in the Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition game, available at 6 p.m. Beginning on June 14 Nintendo will be hosting the ARMS Open Invitational. It will broadcast the Splatoon 2 World Inkling Invitational with four pre-qualified squids quads from the United States, Japan, Europe and Australia/NewZealand.

Electronics Buy 'Honor 8 Lite' in India via retail stores
Author: 0 Buy 'Honor 8 Lite' in India via retail stores

The smartphone has been made available in India in Blue and Black colour variants. The Honor 8 Lite will come with 15-month service warranty along with Honor's door pick-up and drop after sale facilities offering additional piece of mind for the consumer.

Author: 0 Building trust in technology is crucial: Microsoft's Nadella

Further, Satya Nadella, CEO, Microsoft announced that they have reached 500 million Windows 10 monthly active devices. Microsoft hosted its annual developer conference - Build 2017 - yesterday in Seattle among thousands of developers.

Author: 0 Microsoft Announces Visual Studio for Mac at Build Conference

With Live Player, iOS apps can be deployed directly onto an iPhone or other iDevice from a PC running Visual Studio, where the code can then be tested and debugged. Microsoft has had a couple of Apple-related announcements up its sleeve during Build so far, including the launch of Visual Studio 2017 for Mac on day one.

Electronics 5.5-magnitude quake hits China, 8 dead
Author: 0 5.5-magnitude quake hits China, 8 dead

The natural disaster also destroyed more than 1,500 homes and killed around 800 animals. So far, the quake has left lives of more than 12,000 people affected. Search and rescue operation is now underway. The remote area is close to Tajikistan, Afghanistan and Pakistan. The China Earthquake Networks Centre (CENC) registered multiple earthquakes in the area Thursday morning, with the biggest being a magnitude 5.5 quake.

Author: 0 Microsoft unveils Story Remix, a multifaceted video creation app

Cortana will ask if you want to resume where you left off when you switch between products, and a new Timeline feature provides an encompassing view of what you've been working on and the apps you've been using. Windows 10 Build 16193 ISO Download links: ISO. "If a cross-platform app is available, we'll help the user get it installed", he said. Making Windows home for all developersMicrosoft is inspired to make Windows and Visual Studio the best home for all developers - not only for ...

Electronics Microsoft Steps Up Move Into Virtual-Reality Market
Author: 0 Microsoft Steps Up Move Into Virtual-Reality Market

The headset on its own costs $299 but if you want to pick up the motion controllers too, it will cost $399. Windows Mixed Reality controllers look similar to those of the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. This shouldn't affect many people at all since the HoloLens is still only a developer kit and is more focused on enterprise than gaming anyway. Microsoft is expanding its effort to break into the burgeoning market of virtual reality, launching a set of motion controllers for the medium and ...

Author: 0 Windows 10 S Latest Leaks - What Does It Bring New?

Microsoft introduced a new Surface device and it is a laptop! The operating system is also integrated with OneDrive, allowing users to use a Windows 10 S-powered device as a Chromebook alternative. By emphasizing such features, Microsoft is clearly taking aim at Google, whose cloud-centric Chromebooks have taken a growing chunk of the classroom computing market in the US, as well as at Apple, whose laptops are popular among college users.

Author: 0 Microsoft Cortana Skills Kit And Devices Now Available Via Public Preview

The announced a new developer tool called the Cortana Skills Kit which will allow developers to tap into Cortana past year - and it was supposed to release a public preview of the new kit in February. For instance, you can tell Cortana to enter a business meeting appointment at home, and once on the road, it can inform you about an accident that will make you late and notify attendees.

Author: 0 Half-billion Windows 10 devices, but PC slump stunts growth

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella made the announcement at Microsoft's Build conference, which applies to devices as opposed to individual users. We expect a number of devices from manufacturers. Essentially, Nadella's Microsoft is not going to stop with its development of AI, but will take tech like computer vision, speech and text understanding to help more people use technology and participate in the economic developments it brings.

Author: 0 Surface Laptop release date and pre-order details prepare for June

Microsoft has made the Surface Laptop's color options a centerpiece of marketing thus far, but interestingly, you only have your choice of color in the Core i5/256GB model. In other words, Microsoft nearly seemed to be disguising this device, slipping it under the radar as an educational product, when it's really going to go right after Apple's Macbook.

Author: 0 Snap Shares Plummet on First Quarterly Earnings Report

The maker of the Snapchat app reported revenue growth of 286 per cent to $149.6m, but analysts had been expecting nearly $10m more than that, with the consensus hovering around $158m. The company added more users this quarter than it did during the fourth quarter of 2016, when it grew by just 5 million DAUs. It's planted those features into Instagram, which already has hundreds of millions of users, which may have stymied Snap's user growth.

Author: 0 Snap shares plummet as user growth slows, revenue misses

It saw EPS of -$2.31, while the expectation had been -$0.19. The company's chief strategist, Imran Khan, said on the conference call, "We made good progress this quarter improving the performance and quality of our Snapchat application, especially on Android , which has helped result in increased net user adds and engagement".

Electronics Eight killed in China quake
Author: 0 Eight killed in China quake

The quake struck at 5:58 am (local time) at a depth of about 8 km, and its epicentre was in the southeastern part of the Pamir plateau, state-run Xinhua news agency reported . Xinhua , the country's news agency, said in a microblog post 11 people were also injured. The region faced frequent aftershocks since morning. A moderate quake that struck close to the earth's surface killed at least several people, the region's natural disaster administration said.

Author: 0 Everything you need to know about Windows 10 S

The transition from full-fledged Win32 Office apps to Windows Store counterparts relies on Microsoft's Project Centennial, a toolset announced in April 2015 that allows developers to port existing Win32 apps and convert them into Universal Windows Platform (UWP) equivalents.