Samsung Galaxy Home, Powered by Bixby and AKG Speakers, Now Official

The S Pen is said to be the highlight of the handset and come with new features such as camera shutter, control music playback and more. Beyond a better battery that I'm hoping Apple goes for this year, I'm also curious to see if the technology giant challenges Samsung's S-Pen.

Spectrum Cable, Internet And Phone Service May Be Booted From New York

But the service expansion Charter was required to perform is being counted toward the goal Broadband For All. Friday's actions are meant to address Charter's failings and to ensure NY has a partner interested in the public good, not just lining its pockets.

This Uber Driver Got Suspended for Livestreaming Riders Without Permission

Does a ride-hailing app driver have the right to tape his passengers without their explicit consent, then use and monetize that video? People were sometimes named in the videos, while homes were also shown. "It was fake. It felt produced", he said. Dr. Daxton "Chip" Stewart, a journalism professor at Texas Christian University and author of "Social Media and the Law", told ABC News' "Start Here" podcast that Missouri is a "one-party consent" state, meaning only one of the parties to a ...

Fortnite's one-year anniversary to be celebrated with in-game events

Franchises that would lead the market in the past, including Call of Duty and Battlefield , have even made the decision to integrate battle royale modes into their future titles given the apparent success of the genre. Shortly before the downtime, the Week 2 challenges were listed to go live in six hours time. meaning that we could be waiting another 5 hours from the time of writing before the game comes back online.

Apple announced updated versions of MacBook Pro

The 15-inch model can accommodate a six-core chip that will deliver up to 70% faster performance than the previous model and the 13-inch's quad-core chip will offer two-times faster performance, according to Apple . "The MacBook Pro 13 is priced from RM7,499 while the 15" version is priced from RM9,999 in Malaysia. Inside the 15-inch model is a 6-core Intel Core i7 processor or Core i9 processor clocked at up to 2.9GHz and reaching up to 4.8GHz with Turbo Boost.

Samsung's Galaxy S9 is its least popular phone since the Galaxy S3

Samsung Electronics is now hoping for its upcoming Galaxy X to improve its profit following the sluggish sales of its Galaxy S9 flagship phone. Samsung's operating profit estimate for the second quarter was also lower than the 15.6 trillion won or US$14 billion profit it generated during the January-March period.

Nintendo And Microsoft Are Rubbing Sony's Face In It

This isn't an ad created to highlight the platforms that are playing together. While Nintendo's new trailer seems like a bit of a veiled jab at Sony , it also gets across the main point: " Minecraft " is definitely a game that's better together, regardless of what system you play it on.

Supreme Court rules in internet sales tax case

They had resulted in some companies not collecting sales tax on every online purchase. Amazon stock is down over 1.2%. North Dakota, in 1992, when e-commerce made up a much less substantial portion of retail sales. States like South Dakota that depend heavily on sales taxes for their revenue are likely to benefit most, with a predicted maximum revenue increase of around 3 percent, according to a Barclays research note .

Nintendo E3: Super Smash Bros Ultimate Trailer Takes Center Stage

Metroid's Ridley and Splatoon's Inklings have also been added as brand new fighters, as well as Echo fighter Daisy, and female versions of Pikachu and Pokémon trainers. Even better, it's free-to-play. You'll have to wait until the second quarter of 2019 to get your hands on it but we bet its worth the while. The trailer showed a group of friends putting two Nintendo Switch consoles side by side to play Super Mario Party together.

Net Neutrality Repeal Goes Into Effect

Ellis SchumerDem leaders condemn Trump after reversal on G-7 communique endorsement Dem lawmaker: Trump conceding "role as leader of the free world" after G-7 summit Schumer: Trump "turning our foreign policy into an global joke" MORE (D-N.Y) is blaming congressional Republicans for the repeal of the Federal Communications Commission's ( FCC ) net neutrality rules , a shift which goes into effect Monday.

Fallout 76 is four times bigger than Fallout 4

Bethesda game director Tod Howard said that Fallout: 76 is inspired by the real West Virginia, as seen in some of the game's clips. We then get treated to a classic Fallout style infomercial which then showcases a bit of gameplay in action.

Battlefield V Announce Battle Royale Mode at E3 2018 Called 'Royale'

EA Play kicked off today with a new trailer for Battlefield V's mutliplayer. Which one should you look to play instead? "This new game will advance the state of the art for the franchise, while still delivering the signature gameplay and Battlefield moments that have captivated and grown our global community".

BlackBerry Key2 to launch today: Livestream, India time, specifications, etc

The new device also features Speed Key , a universal shortcut key that lets users access instantly access the apps, contacts and phone functions that they use most often. Customizations to the stock Android experience are mostly light, though BlackBerry has added a new shortcut key to the right of the spacebar that can be held and combined with one of the other 52 keys to trigger shortcuts from any screen.

G Suite Users to be Forced into Gmail Update by October

The company says users who haven't updated by September will be transitioned automatically to the new Gmail. It all sounds pretty confusing, but the main point is this - even if users can opt out for a bit, the new Gmail will be the standard look by October whether they like it or not, as TechCrunch notes .

Facebook scraps 'outdated' trending news section

Facebook also wants to make local news more prominent. Facebook, ever eager avoid the liability that comes with being a publisher, said there was no bias.but nonetheless allowed that it "could not fully exclude the possibility of isolated improper actions or unintentional bias in the implementation of our guidelines or policies".

IOS 11.4 Is Out: Here's All the New Features

AirPlay 2 controls are available across iOS within any app and in Control Center for quick access to what's playing in every room, on every speaker . This isn't a huge update in itself, but the inclusion of Messages on iCloud makes it a noteworthy update. Users can also now ask Siri to play music in any room or group of rooms using AirPlay 2 , and music can be streamed throughout the house without any need to manually group speakers.

Alert: Two New Pokemon Games Are Coming To The Switch This Year

As such, Pikachu or Eevee-depending on your version-stay by your side for the whole game, instead of hidden away in a Poke Ball to be brought out for battles. The gadget will initially be sold only in Japan. That's could be disappointing, given that Nintendo is planning to roll out its Switch online service in September.

STALKER 2 announced (again)

Four years later GSC was back, announcing a new RTS game called Cossacks 3 , and ever since the studio has been silent. The release of S. T. In case you do not know about the series, let us tell you that it is an FPS with elements of horror and survival, where the events take place in The Zone, inspired by the exclusion zone of Chernobyl after the nuclear disaster.

Nvidia Reveals Crypto Sales for First Time and Predicts Big Drop

Nvidia shares have gained 34.4 percent this year, propelling the stock to the top of the Philadelphia Semiconductor Index. For fiscal 2019, it plans to return United States dollars 1.25 billion. There is still no word on when we may see a successor to Pascal in the gaming GPU market, but hopefully we'll get more news on that front in the coming months.

Arizona Teachers Say They'll Go Back To School If Budget Is Passed

Major Arizona school districts in metro Phoenix and Tucson were still closed for the day on Thursday following Gov. Ducey's signing of budget legislation providing more than $300 million in raises for numerous state's striking teachers.

Oreo for Honor 7X begins rolling out in US

One can also manually check for the update by going to Settings - About Phone - Software Update . As first reported by SamMobile , Android Oreo is now starting its rollout to the Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 Edge in the United Kingdom.

'Metal Gear Solid' coming to Xbox Games With Gold

For the month of May, Xbox Live Gold members will receive four new free games - two on Xbox One and two on Xbox 360 - as part of the Games with Gold program. For the latter half of May gamers are treated to Platinum games' fast paced third person shooter, Vanquish . Here's the list: As the list has gone live earlier than it should, you still have nine days left to download the games that are now available through the offer.

AT&T, Verizon Under Investigation Over Alleged eSIM Collusion

Officials requested in February that the three entities facing investigation turn over information related to purported efforts to undermine eSim, a technology that allows consumers to switch their phone numbers from one carrier to another easily.

5 tips for playing God of War

That's where this guide comes in - we've gathered all our tips and tricks, walkthroughs, and other guides here to ensure you have the knowledge to succeed. Just how well will God of War sell? After many years of game development, God of War game reboot for PlayStation 4 is finally released.

FAA orders inspections for Boeing 737 engines after Southwest death

Metal fatigue is a weakening of metal from repeated use and involves microscopic cracks. Southwest Airlines sought more time to inspect fan blades like the one that snapped off during one of its flights and caused an engine breakup that left a passenger dead.

Apple Orders a Straight-to-Series Adaptation of Asimov's Foundation

Goyer are adapting Isaac Asimov's seminal sci-fi novel trilogy Foundation . Friedman is now working on Avatar 2 , while Goyer has written numerous comic book adaptations including Blade, Ghost Rider , the Dark Knight trilogy, Zack Snyder's DC franchise, and the new Superman spinoff Krypton .

Solar energy, breaks ground on new Alabama site

Gov. Kay Ivey speaks at the groundbreaking ceremony for the Google data center in Bridgeport . Photo by Dave Flessner /Times Free Press. David Hughes, the Mayor of Bridgeport, told us it will help grow the city that has about $2,300 people.

Amazon adds music, podcasts and radio to Alexa Routines

The company introduced Alexa Announcements, a feature that effectively turns your Echo into an in-home intercom system if you have multiple speakers in your house. It's not just upgrades to its smart speaker line up being worked on at Amazon HQ - the retail powerhouse just released a reference guide that includes "smart" lamps.

PUBG Will Begin Testing A New Smaller 4×4 Map This Week

It is still not late, so everyone could grab a key , which can be activated through steam and will allow you to download a Closed Experimental Edition of PUBG , where players can experience the new map thoroughly. Ready for some more variety in your PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds games? Players interested in trying out Codename: Savage will simply have to link their Steam account, which should already include PUBG in its list of games.

Government of India denies permission for Google Street View

Google has explained the availability of 39 new languages with an update of this application on their official blog via a blog post . You can easily download all the data Facebook has on you and inspect it. Many users seem surprised that Facebook uploaded their contacts as well as call and text history from their phones. Second, Google now allows listeners to adjust the speed of the narration; you can set it to 3x speed to get through your book faster, or slow narration down to 0.5x.

President Trump Says He's Signed $1.3 Trillion Spending Bill

White House and Capitol Hill aides had been left scrambling earlier in the day after Trump criticized the six-month spending bill, despite prior assurances from the administration that he would sign it ahead of a looming midnight deadline. Rand Paul, R-Ky, joined Corker's call for Trump to veto the bill. "No one has read it. Congress is broken". Five times since the fiscal year began on October 1, Congress has been forced to pass stopgap funding legislation to keep the government open after ...

Apple's iPhone X2 Could Get a Price Cut

Due to this cost reduction Apple fans can definitely expect a price drop from the massive $999 of the iPhone X for the upcoming 5.8-inch iPhone model. He added that the MBOM of the iPhone X was more than US$400 in 2017", the research note mentioned. "However, the project was shut mid-February and maybe eventually terminated".

NRA Files Suit Challenging Florida Gun Control Law

The organization also said the bill works against the 14th amendment's equal protection clause by not allowing 18- to 21-year-olds who follow the laws to not buy a rifle. Scott has disagreed from the beginning on arming school staff and hinted that some of the funding for this could be rerouted to hire more school resource officers.

Valve will begin shipping games again, has been jealous of Nintendo

The news came directly from none other than the big head honcho himself Gabe Newell during a demo tour of Valve's new DOTA 2-themed digital card game , Artifact . It's nice that Valve will now be making more games , but it's hard to get too excited while there's still nothing to be seen. "He can introduce new capabilities like motion input because he controls both of those things".

Broadcom Is on Course to Win Majority of Qualcomm Board Seats

Shareholders at Qualcomm's annual meeting were to vote whether to replace six of the California company's 11 board members with candidates backed by Broadcom , essentially endorsing the merger deal. "This measure will afford CFIUS the ability to investigate fully Broadcom's proposed acquisition of Qualcomm ". CFIUS is chaired by the U.S. Treasury Secretary and includes representatives for the U.S.

The Dropbox IPO is finally happening

Dropbox was most recently valued at $10 billion and is now seeking to raise $500 million. Dropbox has become one of the leaders in business storage along with Google , Microsoft and Box but faces mounting competition. Dropbox was once the quintessential cloud success story, a startup that built a massive user base and brand presence thanks to its use of Amazon Web Services.

Sony Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact surface ahead of MWC debut

We've been hearing rumors that Sony's next flagships would be a radical departure in terms of design, and now that has been confirmed with a new leak from VentureBeat . Both smartphones will feature Full HD (1920x1080) screen resolutions. At the back, you get the same single 19MP camera with f/1.8 aperture, 4K HDR recording and super-slow motion capture as the Xperia XZ Premium , alongside a uniquely positioned fingerprint reader that will actually be functional in the U.S.

Samsung Unveils World's Largest-Capacity SSD That Comes With 30.72TB Capacity

Samsung's PM1643 SSD is the successor to 15.36TB series, introduced by the company in March 2016. To achieve such performance numbers, Samsung used Through Silicon Via tech – the drive includes 40GB of DRAM. The PM1643 also applies TSV technology to interconnect 8Gb DDR4 chips, creating 10 4GB TSV DRAM packages. This is the first time that an SSD has included a TSV-applied DRAM.

Microsoft releases Photos Companion app for easier transfer to PC

Relying on cloud storage is a roundabout solution that is beholden to the quality of your Internet connection. Download the Photos Companion app on your iOS device from App Store , or for your Android device via Google Play Store. Transferring the photos and videos should be pretty seamless, as long as you're on the same WiFI network and you scan the QR code that will be sent to connect your devices.

Game Changer! Snapchat Now Offering User Analytics

Before, when users would want to watch these " stories " they would have them all together on a content page, now "friends" are in one area and publishers/media in another, called 'Discover.' Other reorganization has also taken place, which many users have found confusing, hence the petition .

Windows 10 S Will Let You Skip Passwords Forever

Progressive Web Apps (not to be confused with Android's native "Instant Apps") use relatively fresh new web technologies to make websites work better offline or with intermittent connections, and often mimic native features like push notifications.

Analyst Stock Ratings: Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI), Quotient Technology Inc. (QUOT)

About 114,968 shares traded. Activision Blizzard, Inc (NASDAQ: ATVI ) has been given a consensus recommendation of "Buy" by the twenty-seven research firms that are covering the stock, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Gam Ag stated it has 0.42% in Activision Blizzard, Inc . It forecast adjusted revenue of $1.28 billion and profit of 31 cents per share for the first quarter, however, which was below analysts' average estimate of $1.43 billion and 43 cents.

Google brings back Nest into the fold, teams up with hardware team

He was also quoted in an interview with CNET where he said, "All of Google's investments in machine learning and AI, they can very clearly benefit Nest products". Apparently, the merger between Nest and Google's Hardware team has been in the works for a few months, giving credibility to the November Wall Street Journal article suggesting the move would soon take place.

Child Health Experts Urge Facebook to Scrap 'Messenger Kids' App

Facebook's also stressed it doesn't collect information from children or display adverts within the app. Senior lecturer at the Open University and child psychological development specialist, John Oates told TechCrunch that social media use in children is a challenging concept to unpick.

Leslie Jones Joins NBC's Olympics Coverage

In 2016, Jones' Twitter feed was the unofficial place to find information about and from the Games. The Saturday Night Live amusing lady's enthusiastic tweets while watching the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil first caught the attention of NBC execs, who hired her on the spot.

Samsung confirms making chips for mining bitcoin and other cryptocurrency

Samsung hasrevealed for the first time that it is specifically making chips to harvest crypto-currency coins. But Samsung shares have recovered about 3 percent over two weeks, helped partly by a rosy market outlook from SK Hynix, the world's No.2 memory chip maker.

Monster Hunter World Players To Receive Free Commemorative Gift

There is a lot to take in with this iteration but it is also arguably the most accessible of the series which should be a delight for many players. For the rest of the world , you'll have to settle for Monster Hunter: World . These are the 14 main categories for weapons that you can use in your quest to catch monsters. Specifically, Capcom noted that the Japan-exclusive online game Monster Hunter Frontier Z gave a "solid performance" following a major update on its 10th anniversary, ...

Toys R Us Announces Store Closings; Continues Restructure and Rebranding

In October, American Girl's parent company, Mattel, said half of its 22 percent drop in North American revenue was due to the Toys R Us bankruptcy. Toys "R" Us noted that it may be able to avoid some store closings if it can renegotiate better lease terms, but the majority of the locations are expected to shutter.

Latest version of iOS allows Siri to give you news briefings

The $349 speaker, a competitor to Google Inc.'s Home and Amazon .com Inc.'s Echo , was announced at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in June with a promised delivery date of December. CNBC's announcement offers some early hope for Apple enthusiasts that the HomePod could quickly gain new apps now that the device is about to hit store shelves.