• Qualcomm poised for fight with Broadcom
Qualcomm poised for fight with Broadcom

Broadcom is up 2.31% to $279.95 and Qualcomm is up 4.57% to $64.63. Qualcomm is preparing to fend off the unsolicited offer, arguing it undervalues the company, people familiar with the plans have said. And a premium of 33 per cent on Qualcomm's "unaffected 30-day volume-weighted average price". That will help it avoid a cumbersome feder...

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  • WhatsApp's latest features: We can finally 'unsend' unsavory messages
WhatsApp's latest features: We can finally 'unsend' unsavory messages

The new feature would purportedly allow users to add multiple contacts to the same call. There are a lot of hidden references about group voice calls , but there is only one reference to group video calls. You can then choose how long you want your location to be visible for: 15 minutes, one hour, or eight hours. To use the feature, a user may ope...

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  • Amazon Wants To Break Into Your House (With Your Permission)
Amazon Wants To Break Into Your House (With Your Permission)

When a driver requests access to the customer's home, the Cloud Cam confirms the driver is at the right address through an encrypted authentication process. Amazon.com introduced on Wednesday their latest smart home product, the Amazon Key . The service offers keyless access for family and friends. The first is that Amazon will only allow Ama...

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  • Lupita Nyong'o recounts Weinstein massage encounter
Lupita Nyong'o recounts Weinstein massage encounter

Nyong'o's story is similar to many of Weinstein's accusers. "I sense [that] since we don't see really any men coming forward [in support of women], that we've got a long way to go", said Leeds, who lives in New York City. He told me not to be so naïve. When she declined, she recalls Mr. Weinstein telling her that if she wanted to be an a...

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  • Dow closes above 23000 mark in 54-day run-up
Dow closes above 23000 mark in 54-day run-up

Packaged food and beverage companies were also big laggards. The latest 1,000-point increase was covered in roughly half the time it took the index to move from 21,000 to 22,000. Among the big names scheduled to report earnings this week are American Express, Verizon Communications and General Electric. Crude oil was about 0.25 percent higher wit...

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  • Aston Martin debuts DB11 drop top
Aston Martin debuts DB11 drop top

The Aston Martin DB11 Volante is a drop-top with a V8 leaning instead of a V12.LONDON, Oct 13 -Aston Martin has cut the roof off the DB11 and chopped four cylinders off its engine to create the all-new DB11 Volante, a convertible that it claims has the potential to redefine the open-top sports GT vehicle market.

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  • Desktop not essential: Facebook unveils standalone VR headset
Desktop not essential: Facebook unveils standalone VR headset

During the fourth annual Oculus Connect conference, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg took to the stage to announce the Oculus Go , a completely standalone device that won't need a PC or a smartphone to work. In fact, he suggested that developers start by "sprucing up some Gear VR-level things", not bringing Rift games over. Facebook has in...

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  • Ravens have golden opportunity in Week 5 with Steelers losing
Ravens have golden opportunity in Week 5 with Steelers losing

On the road facing a team expected to play deep into January and perhaps beyond, the Jaguars instead served notice their best start in almost a decade is hardly a fluke. "I don't know the answer to that one". Their five interceptions on the day, two sacks and two touchdowns on defense prove that this defense group is capable of making up for what...

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  • How to change Google Assistant's voice from female to male voice
How to change Google Assistant's voice from female to male voice

It'll be read aloud in the Google Assistant voice instead of your own voice, so it's not simply broadcasting a simple voice message. For those who have already set up Google voice assistant, the windows will take the user to the Assistant menu.

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  • Sonic the Hedgehog movie now at Paramount
Sonic the Hedgehog movie now at Paramount

He will instead serve as executive producer while Jeff Fowler will make his directorial debut. Toby Ascher, Dmitri Johnson, and Dan Jevons are attached to the film production as well. The only answers out there at the moment is that the Sonic movie will blend live action acting and CGI animation. The film will look to capture Sonic's irre...

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  • Tell Nigeria to produce Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB tells UN, UK
Tell Nigeria to produce Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB tells UN, UK

The court of law has been approached to order Army boss, Buratai to produce Nnmadi Kanu who is nowhere to be found since his house was invaded by troops. IPOB is described as a separatist group wanting to breakaway from Africa's most populous nation. Recall also that barely 24 hours after the Nigerian army pronounced IPOB a terrorist organisation...

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  • IOS 11 Is Here; Update Your Devices Now
IOS 11 Is Here; Update Your Devices Now

There is literally no other option. Or, you can simply refrain from updating to iOS 11 , and avoid replacing your device, as new iPhones and iPads ship with the latest version of iOS . The OS was unveiled alongside the iPhone X and iPhone 8 at an event in California last week and has now available for you to install. You've likely gotten al...

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  • Protect yourself from the Equifax security breach
Protect yourself from the Equifax security breach

If a class-action lawsuit is approved, it would be one of the largest class-action suits, by number of affected customers, in history. It may also bear on the investigation into unusual stock sales by several Equifax executives in the days following the discovery of the May incident.

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  • Facebook turns over Russian ad data to special counsel
Facebook turns over Russian ad data to special counsel

Former federal prosecutor Renato Mariotti, now a partner at Thompson Coburn LLP, said that the revelation Mueller obtained a search warrant for Facebook content "may be the biggest news in the case since the Manafort raid". Russian Federation has denied any involvement in the election - and President Donald Trump slammed the Mueller probe as a ...

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  • Google set to unveil new Pixel phones next month
Google set to unveil new Pixel phones next month

Last month , an FCC filing confirmed that the smaller Pixel 2 , which is being manufactured by HTC , will have the same squeezable Active Edge sides found in the HTC U11. On October 4th Google will likely unveil two brand new smartphones . As a result, the LG Pixel 2 XL looks like a modern phone with slim bezels, while the HTC ...

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  • When does the iPhone 8 come out?
When does the iPhone 8 come out?

The report points out that Samsung's role in the supply chain is essentially what is driving up the price of the iPhone 8 . As some of our readers are aware, the starting price of the iPhone 8 , or iPhone Edition has been rumored to start from $900, with analysts claiming that a series of components and technology present in the phone...

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  • Destiny 2 Lead Teases New Raid's Story
Destiny 2 Lead Teases New Raid's Story

Then you'll see a montage of your personal milestones from Destiny . Seeing an error or message that Destiny 2 is at Capacity is about as straightforward an error as you can get. So how do you get it? Understandably, Bungie and Activision have been rather coy about what Destiny 2's story is really all about. Until that happens, we ...

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  • Samsung Launches New Gear IconX Earbuds With Improved Design
Samsung Launches New Gear IconX Earbuds With Improved Design

However, as its name implies, the Gear Sport is targeted at the fitness enthusiast crowd. The Gear Sport is positioned as more of a smartwatch designed for active lifestyles. Most likely thanks to the modified implementation of Samsung Pay . If you're considering this watch, know that it fits somewhere between the Gear S3 and LTE-ready S3.

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  • Microsoft kills Xbox One, pushes Xbox One S, Xbox One X
Microsoft kills Xbox One, pushes Xbox One S, Xbox One X

The original Xbox One models are finally running out of stock at retailers worldwide, and those empty shelves will not be replenished. Microsoft's Store at the U.S. As the famous saying goes, out with the old and in with the new as Microsoft heralds the arrival of the Xbox One X with the discontinuation of the original Xbox One .

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  • Sarahah app uploads your address book without your knowledge
Sarahah app uploads your address book without your knowledge

On the other hand, the app on iOS platform claims to use contact data in the user's address book to show them their list of friends using Sarahah , which it actually does not do, reveals the testing done by Julian. "The privacy policy specifically states that if it plans to use your data, it'll ask for your consent", he told the Intercept . T...

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  • Spain could overtake Greece in migrant sea arrivals
Spain could overtake Greece in migrant sea arrivals

One man - reported being a 28-year-old from Guinea - drowned before he could be ferried to safety on the coast of Ceuta. And the list goes on. Three times as many migrants have arrived so far in 2017 as the amount who had arrived in the same period previous year.

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  • Supermarket Egg Sandwiches And Salads Are Being Recalled Over A Contamination Scare
Supermarket Egg Sandwiches And Salads Are Being Recalled Over A Contamination Scare

The number of egg or egg products imported is very small. The Korea Food and Drug Administration said Thursday it will analyze the products over the next three months and look for signs of contamination with the insecticide Fipronil .

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  • U.S. stocks veer higher in morning trading; oil heads lower
U.S. stocks veer higher in morning trading; oil heads lower

USA stocks opened lower on Wednesday as investors flocked to safe-haven assets amid escalating tensions between North Korea and the United States . Technology and consumer-focused companies helped lift USA stocks higher Tuesday, steering the market indexes further into record territory. The stock was the biggest gainer in the S&P 500 , adding $...

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  • Overwatch Enjoys New Skins And Added Features
Overwatch Enjoys New Skins And Added Features

Blizzard revealed the new beach-based costumes on Overwatch's official site . Now which summer skins are you most excited about? With Overwatch's new re-worked loot box system that helps prevent duplicates, it's now easier than ever to get the items missing from your collection.

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  • Microsoft gets serious about boosting Surface sales with new subscription program
Microsoft gets serious about boosting Surface sales with new subscription program

In terms of cost structure, devices can be financed over an 18, 24, or 30 month period. Surface Plus is available exclusively for customers in the U.S. In addition to its own hardware, Microsoft announced several new third-party machines that will be available in the coming months pre-installed with Windows 10 S , the new, streamlined version ...

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