• Amazon earnings skyrocket on cloud computing, advertising
Amazon earnings skyrocket on cloud computing, advertising

On a conference call with investors, Brian Olsavsky, the company's chief financial officer, attributed the quarter's success to accelerating growth in Amazon's "most profitable areas", particularly the cloud-computing division, Amazon Web Services (AWS).

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  • Samsung Galaxy F sounds logical for a new folding device
Samsung Galaxy F sounds logical for a new folding device

Fortnite for iOS launched in early April. Now, we knew Huawei is working on its own foldable phone . Gaming phones appear to be an attractive new smartphone niche with companies like Razer, Xiaomi, and most recently Asus, putting in considerable development resources to create powerful and attractive gaming designs.

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  • Another Blaze Erupts East of Cranston Fire in Riverside County
Another Blaze Erupts East of Cranston Fire in Riverside County

Yet another wildfire has erupted in Riverside County's San Jacinto Mountains, this one near the community of Pinyon Pines. Brandon McGlover, 32, of Temecula, was arrested on Wednesday and accused of starting multiple fires including the Cranston Fire , fire officials said in a statement.

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  • Samsung Built A 'Unbreakable' Flexible Display
Samsung Built A 'Unbreakable' Flexible Display

Samsung Display has revealed a new flexible OLED panel that it claims is unbreakable. So when Samsung says unbreakable it's more than just a marketing term that means very little - like "unlimited" data plans that have fair use clauses attached.

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  • April the giraffe pregnant a year after becoming viral sensation
April the giraffe pregnant a year after becoming viral sensation

The park said fans of April will get to follow her pregnancy journey once again on social media. "The results are in and we are having a baby!" April, who lives at Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, New York , is due to give birth for a fifth time in the early part of next spring - likely around March.

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  • In Facebook create a satellite for distribution to the Internet from space
In Facebook create a satellite for distribution to the Internet from space

A while back, Facebook shut down its project of solar-powered internet delivering drones due to its decision to stop manufacturing its own aircraft and focusing on building a high altitude platform in cooperation with Airbus . And the company hopes to launch other satellites (estimated to be thousands in number) for the project. This first satelli...

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  • A terrifying number of big-name websites are not secure - is yours?
A terrifying number of big-name websites are not secure - is yours?

Starting the same day, Chrome users who visit unencrypted sites will be given warnings. Google had already given developers over six months to move their sites to a secure connection. Up to this point, only a subset of HTTP pages was marked as "not secure" in the browser. This led security researcher Troy Hunt to theorize that those against t...

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  • Meet the $20 gizmo protecting 85,000 Google employees from phishing
Meet the $20 gizmo protecting 85,000 Google employees from phishing

Google says that they have not had a single successful phishing attack for about 18 months following the introduction of physical security keys . For someone to compromise those accounts when secured with the physical key, they need to phish your login details and then steal the key from you in real life.

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  • Snapdragon 845 offers superior cellular performance on Android phones
Snapdragon 845 offers superior cellular performance on Android phones

All of this data comes courtesy Ookla , which collected it from hundreds of thousands of phones. This statistic is released by Qualcomm based on the millions of users who make Internet speed tests using the popular Ookla platform. While Verizon network iPhones displayed an average speed of 31.5Mbps, Sprint network iPhones showed a throttle...

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  • Apple releases software fix for MacBook Pro slowdown
Apple releases software fix for MacBook Pro slowdown

We were consulting with Apple on diagnosing these issues when we were given an advance heads-up about the July 24 macOS update . However, let us be fair and say it; it is expected that users will experience thermal throttling in such a slim chassis, and by those accounts, it can also mean that Apple should not have incorporated the Core i9-8950HK ...

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  • Microsoft to Release Two Next-Gen Xbox Consoles
Microsoft to Release Two Next-Gen Xbox Consoles

That server handles the heavy lifting for games, and your presumably small and sleek streamer console handles the rest. But reports say Microsoft is about to take another swing at making game streaming a thing with its Scarlett project .

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  • Nintendo is suing two big ROM sites
Nintendo is suing two big ROM sites

LoveRETRO and LoveROMs are under legal pressure to remove all Nintendo titles from its servers and pay statutory damages of around $150,000 per Nintendo title along with $2,000,000 for each trademark infringement. Nintendo's lawsuit also covers the "extensive" use of Nintendo properties on the websites, which are allegedly used to encourage vi...

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  • Fallout 76 beta detailed, launch timing revealed
Fallout 76 beta detailed, launch timing revealed

The team will instead be selecting people who have preordered the game from participating retailers to join the beta, with more people being added as the game inches closer to launch. Fallout 76 launches for PS4, Xbox One, and PC on November 14th, 2018. More details will be provided during the Fallout 76 panel at QuakeCon , however.

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  • Fortnite's Birthday Challenges are Kind of Broken
Fortnite's Birthday Challenges are Kind of Broken

Since Tuesday is " Fortnite's " first birthday, as Epic puts it, fans will also be able to take part in a limited-time in-game birthday event that will allow them to earn birthday cosmetics by completing birthday challenges and quests. We don't know for how long Playground or the birthday-related changes will be available. Fortnite's new ...

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  • Android One Powered Xiaomi Mi A2 Announced; Starts From RM1200
Android One Powered Xiaomi Mi A2 Announced; Starts From RM1200

Xiaomi is one of the leading smartphone manufacturers in the world. While not much has changed from the Mi A1 to the Mi A2, there are still a few things that the company has made a decision to differently with the latter. Originally, the Android One was oriented towards low-end devices but as can be seen, the Xiaomi Mi A2 and Mi A2 Lite are ...

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  • Uber and Lyft Drop Driver Who Livestreamed Passengers on Twitch
Uber and Lyft Drop Driver Who Livestreamed Passengers on Twitch

Jason Gargac of Florissant, Missouri , had been driving for Uber and Lyft since March, live-streaming most of his rides, which number in excess of 700 for Uber alone, to his Twitch channel, where he went by the alias "JustSmurf". Gargac himself is openly judgmental about the women he picks up, commenting to his viewers about their appearances be...

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  • Sony announces new smartphone camera sensor featuring 48 effective megapixels
Sony announces new smartphone camera sensor featuring 48 effective megapixels

Sony has announced a new smartphone image sensor that promises to produce some seriously impressive camera specifications for some future smartphones. So the IMX586 can take enormous photos in well-lit situations, but cuts resolution to get extra detail out of more challenging conditions. For bright low-noise photos and videos when shooting at ...

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  • Premiere Date And New Trailers Revealed For Mega Man: Fully Charged Cartoon
Premiere Date And New Trailers Revealed For Mega Man: Fully Charged Cartoon

The deeper you venture into the forest, the denser it'll become too, making certain platforms impossible to see unless you enlist the help of the lantern-shaped owls to light the way. Once this mid-boss has cooled off a bit, unleash everything you've got to roast it for good. Hur hur. He joins Blast Man as the next Robot Master. Created for kid...

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  • Mario Kart Deluxe Update Adds Breath of the Wild Free DLC
Mario Kart Deluxe Update Adds Breath of the Wild Free DLC

It's a free update, and it's out right now. Along with these new content additions, Nintendo also made tweaks to improve the gameplay and other undisclosed bug fixes. Players who completed the quest were rewarded with an outfit for Link inspired by "Xenoblade's" protagonist, Rex. A smart move by Nintendo to make a cross-over event like this betwe...

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  • Who cares what Trump thinks about Europe’s record fine for Google?
Who cares what Trump thinks about Europe’s record fine for Google?

Fuchsia's main goal is provide "a single operating system capable of running all the company's in-house gadgets, like Pixel phones and smart speakers", which even includes "third-party devices", Bloomberg said. At the same time, Fuchsia is hopes to fix some of the issues with Android. But this roadmap is far from concrete. Android has "create...

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