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New iPhone likely to feature facial recognition and an all-screen design

New iPhone likely to feature facial recognition and an all-screen design

Twitter posts of the developer Steve Troughton-Smith has been the primary source of the said information. Yesterday word that the iPhone 8 would get infrared face unlock detection surfaced via firmware for the HomePod device. To recall, a couple of Tech experts and tipsters have been speculating over the past few weeks about Apple ditching the Touch ID fingerprint scanner and include the face recognition feature as a replacement. Read More

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Microsoft Announces Xbox One S Madden NFL 18 Bundle

Microsoft Announces Xbox One S Madden NFL 18 Bundle

We're not willing to go that far yet without any kind of official word from EA. No matter which version you play, Madden 18 will launch for PS4 and Xbox One on August 25. It appears that The Sims 4 is set to arrive on Xbox One this year, more than three years since the game first released for PC. This is the fastest way to get notified when the both highly anticipated consoles will be available. Read More

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Palestinians Riot Outside Temple Mount for Second Night, Dozens Reported Injured

Palestinians Riot Outside Temple Mount for Second Night, Dozens Reported Injured

The Mughrabi Gate entrance for Jews and tourists already had metal detectors in place. On Tuesday night, worshipers were joined by several Israeli-Arab lawmakers from the Joint Arab List. Netanyahu has received intensive lobbying from the US State Department, Jordan and Saudi Arabia to remove the new security checks, which have been boycotted by Palestinian worshippers since their introduction on Sunday and led to increased frictions. Read More

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Constitution bench to hear petitions on Aadhaar from July 17

Constitution bench to hear petitions on Aadhaar from July 17

The petitions were filed after Centre notified making Aadhaar mandatory for availing benefits of social welfare schemes. The five-judge would begin the hearing from July 18. The Bench in their decision said every person eligible to obtain Aadhar card must quote their Aadhar number or their Aadhar Enrolment ID number for the filing of Income Tax Returns as well as for applications for Permanent Account Number (PAN). Read More

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Microsoft to reorganize sales and marketing teams

Microsoft to reorganize sales and marketing teams

Microsoft Corp . reorganized its sales and marketing operations in a bid to woo more customers in areas like artificial intelligence and the cloud by providing sales staff with greater technical and industry-specific expertise. The restructuring will also include an organizational merger of its enterprise customer unit with its one or more SME-focused divisions. Microsoft is to release its earnings for the recently-ended quarter on July 20. Read More

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US Senator McCain Says No Peace In Afghanistan Without Pakistan Involvement

US Senator McCain Says No Peace In Afghanistan Without Pakistan Involvement

The visiting US Congressional delegation led by Senator John McCain on Sunday urged both India and Pakistan to resolve the Kashmir issue through dialogue and asserted that peace in Afghanistan could not be possible without Pakistan's help. Both sides also came to the agreement that U.S. and Pakistan need to forge closer cooperation in confronting the peace and security challenges in the region and beyond. Read More

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Fleury among players exposed for Vegas NHL expansion draft

The mock draft also stated that Fleury is very likely to join the Knights and has nowhere to go but Vegas for the expansion franchise. "We have a pretty good idea of what we would do if we had to put the list in right now", he said. There are some teams that are positioned differently than others with the expansion draft. Fleury seems like a no-brainer for the Vegas Golden Knights to select as their expansion choice from Pittsburgh. Read More

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Grand Theft Auto modding project folds following Take-Two's demands

Grand Theft Auto modding project folds following Take-Two's demands

But there is something odd in the Grand Theft Auto franchise, with Rockstar Games and Take-Two Interactive often taking confusing positions on what communities can do with their games. The developers have pulled the software, claiming that Take-Two had threatened legal action. "Going to court will take at least few months of our time and huge amount of efforts, and, at best, we'll get absolutely nothing", the post says. Read More

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New MacBook Pro: 6 Reasons to Buy, 3 Reasons Not To

Of course, the star of show - at least as it pertains to the Mac - was Apple's iMac Pro . But before you ask, yes, it's still got just that one USB-C port. The high-end models feature a 5K Retina display, which looks incredible. At $1,099, the base non-4K 21.5-inch iMac is a money-saving alternative, but you'll get a much lower-clocked processor and a return to integrated graphics. Read More

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Astros put Keuchel back on DL with neck discomfort

Astros put Keuchel back on DL with neck discomfort

The Royals have scored 16 runs in their last two games and four or more runs in five of their last seven games. The Cardinals pitcher gave up nine earned runs over 3.2 innings in Tuesday's loss to the Reds. That meant Reddick had a long run to retrieve the ball and that allowed Salvador Perez - not the fastest human being on the planet - to score from first base. Read More

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Super Meat Boy Co-creator Unveils New Platformer The End Is Nigh

Super Meat Boy Co-creator Unveils New Platformer The End Is Nigh

Titled The End Is Nigh , the game is an adventure platformer set after the "end of the world". It sounds just as out of the box as his previous projects. The player's job is to help him literally make a friend out of all the parts and pieces of people he finds. Along the way you will apparently collect video game cartridges and tumors, across more than 600 levels within 12-plus explorable chapters, The 20-plus collectible cartridges are said to be their own fully playable mini games. Read More

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New smart speaker expected as Apple kicks off conference

HomePod will taking Amazon Echo and Google Home, which have been building momentum in the market for voice-controlled speakers capable of controlling smart appliances, fetching content from the internet and more. Still, the Apple Watch hasn't been a smash hit, fueling worries that the company's ability to transfix customers had waned after the 2011 death of co-founder Steve Jobs. Read More

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What's new in WatchOS 4?

For instance, a new Siri watch face aims to predict information you'll need throughout your day. As well as being customizable, faces can now dynamically change based on various criteria, such as location and time of day. The Music app also starts automatically with a workout and there are several other options that you can control like swiping left during the workout to control your music. Read More

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Neill Blomkamp Is Making Short Movies For Steam

Neill Blomkamp Is Making Short Movies For Steam

Although many fans were upset that filmmaker Neill Blomkamp , director of District 9 , Elysium and Chappie , was no longer making his Alien sequel , they'd be happy to see his latest work in the new Oats Studios project. Ditto for the actors involved: that's Sigourney Weaver 0:40. "The new world altered everyone", says the foreboding female voiceover. The Oats Studios shorts will be sold through the gaming streaming site Steam , though the director tweeted that there is scope ... Read More

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New Sonic Mania Trailer: Release Date Announced!

New Sonic Mania Trailer: Release Date Announced!

The date was originally spotted in a Steam trailer for a split-second before its official announcement. Get the news you can use . As evidenced in the latest clip, Sonic Mania will allow fans to "run, fly, climb (and glide, and punch, too)" while playing through completely updated classic levels and taking on all-new bosses. Read More

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Monster Hunter XX Heading to Nintendo Switch

That said, Capcom has revealed nothing about Monster Hunter XX: Nintendo Switch Ver. beyond the fact that it will exist at some point. For one, Ultra Street Fighter II is a $40 rerelease of a 1992 fighting game, regardless of how matter how many bells and whistles Capcom puts in the package. Read More

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Android Pay will reportedly launch in Canada on May 31

Android Pay will reportedly launch in Canada on May 31

Well, let's say you run a business, for instance, and that's where all of your earnings go before they make it into your bank account. Google launched Android Pay in the U.S. The story doesn't have much in the way of details on Android Pay's Canadian launch, including no word on which banks and credit cards will support the service. Read More

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Philippines president declares martial law on Mindanao

He said that after his return next week from a trip to Russian Federation with Duterte he will explain the context of the two leaders' exchange to lawmakers and a Supreme Court justice, who have urged the Philippines to file a diplomatic protest over the alleged war threats and to ask the United Nations to demand that China comply with the arbitral ruling. Read More

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This is the iPhone 8, apparently

This is the iPhone 8, apparently

Yet case leaks have had a pretty stellar track record for confirming metrics in the past, so these leaks might be worth looking at. The iPhone 8 - pictured in the middle is much closer to the 4.7-inch iPhone 7 chassis size than the 5.5-inch iPhone 7 Plus. Read More

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Google weaves AI and machine learning into core products at I/O 2017

Ahead of I/O, Google is showing off its next step in automotive software: an Android version of touchscreen vehicle consoles and infotainment systems. Soon, Google Assistant users will be able to have a conversation based on what they see via Google Lens app. Users can simply point their smartphone camera at a subject and ask the Assistant for relevant information about it. Read More

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HTC unveil

HTC unveil "squeezable" phone as their new flagship device

One with 4GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage and other is 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage . The highlight of the smartphone its Edge Sense feature, that lets users squeeze the U 11 for perform specific tasks. Of course, the new HTC U11 will not be complete without new optics. Thus HTC has worked hard on aspects of this smartphone which could differentiate it from Droids from other brands. Read More

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Microsoft to Rival Chromebooks Soon - Hardware Changes Coming

Then again the Windows Store has gotten better since, and Microsoft is specifically aiming this at managed environments like the education market, where Chrome OS is thriving with similar limitations. It will be free for any current PCs using Windows Pro. MSFT has incorporated its new Surface Laptop with its latest Windows 10 S , which happens to be a more efficient and secure version of the previous Windows 10 OS. Read More

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Proposed laptop-ban expansion could have big impact for travelers

Cellphones would still be allowed in cabins but virtually every other electronic device would not be permitted and would need to be stowed in checked bags. No decision is expected to be made during the meeting. Chief among the concerns are whether any new threat prompted the proposal, said European Commission transport spokeswoman Anna-Kaisa Itkonen, who confirmed the talks and said the EU had no new information about a specific security concern. Read More

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

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

Acer Inc. will bundle the controller and the goggles for $399 for the holiday shopping season, with pre-orders starting today. Windows 10 grew by 24% since Microsoft ended the free upgrade offer previous year, but the staying power of Windows 7 - that edition still powered more than half of all Windows PCs in April - hinted that enterprises have yet to migrate to the newer OS in large numbers. Read More

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New 2017 BMW 2 Series facelift revealed

New 2017 BMW 2 Series facelift revealed

We want to make BMW the strongest brand in this segment and increase sales and revenues in the luxury class significantly by 2020", Kruger added. Meanwhile, the diesel options will include a 2.0-litre, four-cylinder unit that churns out 188 BHP and 400 Nm of torque, and a 3.0-litre, six-cylinder powerplant that develops 262 BHP and 620 Nm of torque. Read More

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Google is making another OS to rival Android and ChromeOS- Fuschia OS

Fuscia's user interface is code-named Armadillo , and if you do manage to get it up and running, you'll notice several similarities between it and Google's two main existing OSes ( Chrome and Android ), according to Ars Technica . Some details were leaked past year, when it was little more than a command line OS, but now they have provided it with an official name: Google Fuchsia. Read More

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New report says the iPhone 8 isn't delayed at all

Shares of Apple closed Friday up 1.7% at $148.95, with a consensus analyst price target of $151.44 and a 52-week trading range of $89.47 to $148.98. The expectations around the next generation of iPhone models - particularly the premium OLED version - are an entirely different matter. This will essentially give the phone a more edge-to-edge display appearance and also help thin down on the bezels. Read More

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Harman Kardon Invoke speaker with Cortana revealed

Harman Kardon Invoke speaker with Cortana revealed

Harman highlighted the device's integration with Microsoft's Skype internet-calling service - a feature neither rival has, though each reportedly is considering it for the next generation of their products. Harman Kardon Invoke ™ with Cortana by Microsoft will be available in the U.S. only at select retailers and Microsoft Stores in fall 2017. What are your current thoughts on the Cortana-powered Invoke? The dream of a smart home was finally becoming a reality, giving tech junkies the ... Read More

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Line of Duty series 4 episode 6 review

Line of Duty series 4 episode 6 review

See you all for series 5! The long-running story line began at the start of series 4, when sex offender Michael Farmer, played by Scott Reid was charged with a string of previous killings. She said the cast were kept in the dark about the plot twists along with the audience, and that details were constantly changed throughout filming. "So things change still in the process of filming and scripts get rewritten all the time, but I had no idea about [the ending] at all". Read More

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Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) Expected To Report Earnings On Thursday

Finally, AQR Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in Intel by 0.3% in the fourth quarter. Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) had an increase of 1.56% in short interest. If you are viewing this story on another website, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of USA and worldwide copyright law. The correct version of this news story can be accessed at https://transcriptdaily.com/2017/04/27/searle-co-purchases-new-position-in-intel-co-intc.html. Read More

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Nintendo eyes sale of 10 mn Switch consoles in year to March

On top of that, Sales of Zelda: Breath of the Wild helped out quite a bit, with 2.76 million Switch copies being sold and 1.08 million Wii U copies sold. Ono projects annual sales of the Switch will grow for the next three years from 8.7 million in 2018 to 18 million in 2020. Meanwhile, digital sales were down "to a large extent on the same period previous year", but Nintendo puts this down to less downloadable content being available during this time . Read More

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Google ropes in user feedback to help battle fake news

Google ropes in user feedback to help battle fake news

Google will depend on its users to help scrub its search results of fake news . The volume of fake news , low quality, offensive, misleading and false information is increasing day by day. Google executives claimed the type of web pages categorized in this bucket are relatively small, which is a reason why the search giant hadn't addressed the issue before. Read More

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James Gunn to write, direct 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3'

He assured that he and his team will work on "creating the story that goes beyond what you expect". The announcement came from the director himself, James Gunn , who posted the revelation on his Facebook page . "I can't fricking wait to get started", Gunn wrote. Joining the cast is Zoe Saldana as Gamora, Dave Bautista as Drax the Destroyer, Vin Diesel as Baby Groot, and Bradley Cooper as the voice of Rocket. Read More

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McDonald's staff tried to stall Facebook murder suspect, says owner

McDonald's staff tried to stall Facebook murder suspect, says owner

State police continue to work with federal and OH authorities, trying to build a timeline of the last few days in the life of Steve Stephens. FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Cleveland Police shows Steve Stephens . They said they know Lane did nothing wrong. Stephens, who had no prior criminal record, was not suspected in any other killings, Cleveland officials said. Read More

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Volkswagen reveals ID Crozz at Shanghai Auto Show

Volkswagen reveals ID Crozz at Shanghai Auto Show

VW Group sold almost 4 million cars in China past year but only "several hundred" imported new energy vehicles. It's the most powerful Mini ever, boasting a turbocharged two-litre four-cylinder engine producing 228 horsepower and 258lb ft of torque, which enable it to reach 100km/h in 6.2 seconds from a standing start. Read More

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Apple Makes Its Apps Available For Free

Apple Makes Its Apps Available For Free

This eliminates the need to buy new Apple hardware to get these apps for free. While many Apple users were already eligible for the free software, the update is good news for those with old and secondhand devices, along with people with "hackintosh" computers. Read More

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Wenger says Arsenal faces 'massive' challenge to reach top 4

Wenger says Arsenal faces 'massive' challenge to reach top 4

The Germany worldwide, like team-mate Alexis Sanchez, has a year left to run on his contract and there have been no breakthroughs over an agreement to extend the deal. "I think every club and every player has to make decisions", Wenger said , giving his strongest warning yet against taking the money. Walcott's comments sparked fury among Arsenal fans on social media and Wenger said at his press conference on Friday that it was wrong for the England forward to make such remarks. Read More

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YouTube: Only channels with 10K views can make money off ads

YouTube: Only channels with 10K views can make money off ads

It also said that they will be employing more staff to do fact checks manually rather than wait for people to flag them. YouTube has announced it is adding a new restriction on which creators can make money from the platform. "We set up the YouTube Partner Program (YPP) in 2007". The new change would give YouTube the information to determine the legitimacy of a channel, the company said. Read More

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Shadow Brokers release also suggest NSA spied on bank transactions

That said , multiple experts said the sheer number of zero days released at the same time was unprecedented. "Maybe if all surviving WWIII, theshadowbrokers be seeing you next week", Friday's post read . The swift folder contains PowerPoint slides suggesting that the Middle East network used by the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT) for financial transactions was targeted by the NSA, according to a blog post by Microsoft Most Valuable Professional Matt ... Read More

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