Friday May 26-th, 2017

Encrypted Messages Stymied Probe of Garland Shooting — FBI Director Encrypted Messages Stymied Probe of Garland Shooting — FBI Director

Just hours before the shooting, Comey says one of the gunmen communicated with a foreign terrorist. Comey did not identify which of the two Garland shooters exchanged the messages. 96 Normal 0 false false...

Microsoft 's Xbox Store 'Countdown' Sale Begins Tuesday Microsoft 's Xbox Store 'Countdown' Sale Begins Tuesday

Assuming the marketing folks aren't just slinging around hyperbole, Xbox gamers could be in for some last-minute holiday treats in just 48 hours. The sale includes deals for both Xbox One and Xbox 360, with up to 40 to 60 percent off, and some de...

Steam Winter Sale will kick off on December 22 Steam Winter Sale will kick off on December 22

A promotional image used by PayPal seems to suggest that the Steam Winter Sale will start on December 22. As for the nature of the sale, Valve has discussed its intent to phase out flash and daily deals in favour of broader, persistent discounts ac...

Miss Universe down to 10 contestants; US in, Mexico out

Announcer Steve Harvey took to Facebook to apologize over the incident. Harvey then returned awkwardly to explain . A mystified Wurtzbach appeared stunned as she walked to the front of the stage alongside the crown-wearing Arevalo before las...

The Elder Scrolls 6 or Skyrim 2: Bethesda Should Consider Removing Encumbrance The Elder Scrolls 6 or Skyrim 2: Bethesda Should Consider Removing Encumbrance

Legends was first announced at E3 2015, where a debut trailer featured a voiceover discussing the various ways in which heroes of Tamriel are remembered, before inviting the player to carve their own destiny into the land's rich history. "The Elder ...

The top Google searches of 2015

From Lamar Odom's freaky breakdown to the multiple terrorist attacks in France, Google users searched for it all. Third on the overall list was the Rugby World Cup, which was hosted in England for the first time since the early 90s. The top trendi...

Google Dedicates $1M In Research Grants To Keep Google Drive Safe Google Dedicates $1M In Research Grants To Keep Google Drive Safe

Google employs more than 500 security experts, but the company also relies on a network of independent researchers, and that's where the grants and vulnerability awards come in. "But it's not just fences, cameras, and lasers that keep things safe - i...

Windows 10 Mobile update for older Lumia models delayed Windows 10 Mobile update for older Lumia models delayed

It has also not given out any list of the possible Lumia models that will upgrade to Windows 10 Mobile. As you know, Windows 10 mobile came installed on the Lumia 950 and 950 XL devices that have been released in November and Microsoft has promised t...

IBM Announces #100 MobileFirst for iOS Apps in Partnership with Apple IBM Announces #100 MobileFirst for iOS Apps in Partnership with Apple

Additionally, the companies are expanding the portfolio to new markets, including consumer products, automotive, aging and chemicals and petroleum. Companies such as Coca-Cola Amatil, Japan Post and Scandinavian Airlines are using IBM MobileFirs...

Fans snap photos with their favorite Star Wars characters Fans snap photos with their favorite Star Wars characters

I don't remember seeing it for the first time, but I must have because I remember vividly playing " Star Wars' with a neighbor boy. I'm super excited!" Autumn Robinson told us. It's so interesting to me to watch [my 5-year-old son] Archie experienci...

So, who is most searched person? So, who is most searched person?

Even Bollywood megastar Salman Khan - who made headlines for his hit-and-run case and blockbuster hits Bajrangi Bhaijaan and Prem Ratan Dhan Payo this year - couldn't beat this diva on the search list. Now the actress is busy working on her next proj...

Microsoft Opens HoloLens Experience Microsoft Opens HoloLens Experience

As a result,  Microsoft  has added its tour showcase to its New York store. The new venue in NYC, right on 5th Avenue, means more developers will get the same opportunity to check out the device in multiple scenarios. Design leaders Autodesk see th...

Latest Hack May Open Doors For Hackers To Spy on US Government Latest Hack May Open Doors For Hackers To Spy on US Government

CNN quotes an anonymous government official who explains that it's the hacking equivalent to "stealing a master key to get into any government building". It may take the Federal Bureau of Investigation a while to determine what, if any, damage was d...

Microsoft acquires analytics startup Metanautix Microsoft acquires analytics startup Metanautix

This is accomplished through private and public clouds -such as traditional data warehouses, business systems like Salesforce, and NoSQL databases like Cassandra- without undergoing the complex and expensive process of bringing all data to a centrali...

Johnny Focused: Browns QB Johnny Manziel winning over teammates, coaches with Johnny Focused: Browns QB Johnny Manziel winning over teammates, coaches with

Number two, in the NFL, I don't care if you're 14-0, you better not overlook anyone. Isaiah Crowell ran for 145 yards and 2 touchdowns, along with rookie Duke Johnson, who ran for over 75 yards on 13 carries. "Maybe we did take them a little light", ...

Nintendo Patent Might Reveal Their Next Console's Controller Nintendo Patent Might Reveal Their Next Console's Controller

Unlike the Wii U or the DS portables-which have small rectangular touchscreens placed between more traditional button-based controls on each side- the patent shows an elliptical touchscreen that dominates nearly the entire front surface of the device...

Here's What We Think of Minecraft's Biggest Update Here's What We Think of Minecraft's Biggest Update

The update includes new blocks, new mobs, new biomes, new items for all modes including Rabbit in many forms (raw, cooked, stew, Rabbit's foot, Rabbit hide), Potions of Leaping and Water Breathing, and lots of new fish and animals. With these new b...

Volkswagen to start road testing for all vehicles' emissions, with 3rd party Volkswagen to start road testing for all vehicles' emissions, with 3rd party

The beleaguered carmaker launched the probe in November out of concern that fuel consumption, and thus carbon dioxide emissions, had been understated for up to 800,000 vehicles. Against this background, the negative impact on earnings of Euro 2 billi...

Call Of Duty: Black Ops 3 Just Had To Add This In Call Of Duty: Black Ops 3 Just Had To Add This In

For development studio Treyarch, this marks the first time with three-years for development, which has been fully leveraged to bring the Black Ops series to next gen with Call of Duty: Black Ops III . Like Black Ops III , Payday 2 awards play...

Apple TV Bulks Up On Apps Apple TV Bulks Up On Apps

We argued",  Apple   wrote  in the list introduction. Apple  Inc. just gave a hat tip to Twitter Inc. The Periscope App, which is available for  Apple  and  Android  devices, was launched in March. But what makes  Auxy  stand out from the scores o...

Schottenheimer reportedly out at Georgia Schottenheimer reportedly out at Georgia

Bulldogs are ready for a fight with the Penn State Nittany Lions and are making sure to do everything possible to enter the TaxSlayer Bowl completely prepared to win. "Very rarely does a guy who's working his way up the ranks get put in a position li...

All-new 2017 Honda Ridgeline geared up for Detroit Auto Show All-new 2017 Honda Ridgeline geared up for Detroit Auto Show

Honda will execute activations across several platforms, screens and Internet properties to promote the ad and the 2017 Honda Ridgeline. Said Jeff Conrad, SVP and general manager of the Honda Motor's eponymous division, stated: "Super Bowl 50 is th...

SolarCity Corp 21.2% Potential Upside Now Implied by Bernstein SolarCity Corp 21.2% Potential Upside Now Implied by Bernstein

This week, analysts told the National Journal that lifting the ban on crude oil exports would have a negligible impact on US carbon emissions, while greater support and certainty for solar could more than double the nation's total installed solar c...

OnePlus 3 leaks, rumors and specs OnePlus 3 leaks, rumors and specs

In the meantime, we'll keep you updated with all the OnePlus 3 news here. Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 820 processor is expected to be included and it also looks as though the handset will feature a forward-facing speaker. OnePlus released the OneP...

Windows Hello gets support from Tobii eye-tracking platform Windows Hello gets support from Tobii eye-tracking platform

Microsoft's Windows 10 Hello system - which is a substitute for password authentication - uses fingerprints and iris recognition to authenticate users when they log in to their Windows 10 PCs. It also can dim the display when the user looks away. T...

Xi Jinping calls for cooperation on Internet regulation Xi Jinping calls for cooperation on Internet regulation

Xi called Wednesday for governments to cooperate in regulating Internet use, stepping up efforts to promote controls that activists complain stifle free expression. Others, including press freedom advocacy group Reporters Without Borders and China ce...

New Names For The 2017 Porsche Cayman And Boxster New Names For The 2017 Porsche Cayman And Boxster

The cars will also feature identical styling for the first time, and they'll also switch positioning with the 718 Cayman to be priced below the 718 Boxster. As far as we know the engine has 240 hp. Porsche has revealed that the smaller 4-cylinder b...

Ark: Survival Evolved on Xbox One Will Split Ark: Survival Evolved on Xbox One Will Split

This game is a work in progress. They also added that Xbox One players will not feel left out as they will be getting all the content that PC player are getting right now. Survival Evolved is a survival game that takes Jurassic Park , The Land Be...

Xbox One Is Making All Of These Games Backwards Compatible Xbox One Is Making All Of These Games Backwards Compatible

Microsoft says this is "just the beginning" of its plans for Xbox One backwards compatibility and it intends to expand the catalog "on a regular basis". The majority of the games that just gained support are from Xbox Live Arcade, including Braid, ...

Microsoft Lumia 950 Update Cancelled Due to Bugs Microsoft Lumia 950 Update Cancelled Due to Bugs

Emirates 24|7 took a quick hands-on experience of the demo devices at the event, and found truth in Arif's claims of the Surface Pro 4 being faster than its predecessor. It appears that the duopoly is likely to go on for the coming years. Microsoft...

Goldie Hawn, Bette Midler And Diane Keaton Reuniting For New Film Goldie Hawn, Bette Midler And Diane Keaton Reuniting For New Film

For the unfamiliar or aforementioned drunken viewers, this is the same trio that changed the divorced-middle-aged-women-in-movies game with The First Wives Club back in 1996. Robert and Jane previously starred in 1967's " Barefoot in the Park " and 1...

Netflix Goes Universal on Windows 10 Netflix Goes Universal on Windows 10

The new AccuWeather Universal app features a visual redesign, which includes interface elements such as a hamburger button and menu, similar to the default apps included with Windows 10. this is, indeed, a pretty big milestone for the Windows Store. ...

Hackers Announce Plan To Ruin Christmas By Disrupting Online Gaming Servers Hackers Announce Plan To Ruin Christmas By Disrupting Online Gaming Servers

It's probably not accurate to call them hackers though as the DDoS attacks they organise require little real skill and simply overwhelm a chosen network until it can't respond. Only time will tell if this planned DDOS will be successful, but hopefull...

Gmail Now Offers Alerts if Sensitive Data Is Being Sent Gmail Now Offers Alerts if Sensitive Data Is Being Sent

DLP will inspect and scrutinize all data leaving the business via email. Google's new Data Loss Prevention (DLP) for Gmail monitors emails to ensure that confidential or sensitive information is only shared with people approved to receive such da...

Microsoft says there's a Microsoft says there's a "lot of demand for a Minecraft Amiibo"

Writing on Twitter this weekend, Microsoft confirmed it has nothing to announce regarding any of its games outside of Minecraft coming to Wii U. Even so, the announcement on the Mojang blog came as a pleasant surprise to the fan base.

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