• Chinese stocks tumble as trading resumes under a cloud
Chinese stocks tumble as trading resumes under a cloud

At the World Economic Forum in Tianjin, China in September, an official from the country's securities regulator said there was nothing President Donald Trump's administration could do to make a significant dent in the Chinese economy. However, Stephen Innes, head of Asia-Pacific trading at OANDA, said: "It's not too much of a stretch to assume m...

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  • Liveblog: Google’s Pixel 3 launch event at 11am ET Tuesday, October 9
Liveblog: Google’s Pixel 3 launch event at 11am ET Tuesday, October 9

The Google Pixel 2 ran on the older Snapdragon 835 chip, but Qualcomm says its latest version is 25 per cent faster - which means the Pixel 3 could be noticeably more powerful. The back of the Pixel 3 phones are expected to be entirely glass, with the bottom half once again coated in a matte paint to give it that two-tone look.

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  • Microsoft's Xcloud Is Bringing Xbox Games Anywhere You Are
Microsoft's Xcloud Is Bringing Xbox Games Anywhere You Are

The public trial service test will begin next year. Latency poses a huge challenge for anyone developing a streaming service, or indeed playing one, but Microsoft reckons it has the best expertise and access to deliver a stronger streaming service than ever with Project xCloud .

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  • Daylight saving time is reportedly causing Apple Watch Series 4 reboots
Daylight saving time is reportedly causing Apple Watch Series 4 reboots

We had daylight saving this morning at 2am where the clock was brought forward for an hour. However, out of 24 hours, the particular watch face is reportedly not registering an hour or so worth of activities. The bug is causing endless loops on the Watch Series 4 as the device turns on, tries to load the Activity complication, encounters an error...

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  • Black Ops 4’s day one update weighs in at 50GB
Black Ops 4’s day one update weighs in at 50GB

Past expansion packs typically include 4 multiplayer maps and one Zombies map, so perhaps the developer will offer up even more variety for multiplayer fans this time around in order to increase Black Ops 4's post-launch longevity even more so than past entries in the series.

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  • Users, shutting down social network
Users, shutting down social network

According to the WSJ , Google chose not to divulge the data breach because "the incident would likely trigger " immediate regulatory interest " and invite comparisons to Facebook's leak of user information to data firm Cambridge Analytica ".

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  • Google reveals Home Hub, a smart speaker with a smart screen
Google reveals Home Hub, a smart speaker with a smart screen

It's an interesting move from the company, considering that other Smart Displays from its partners include a camera for video calls. Alphabet generated $4.4 billion in the second quarter from this category, up 37 percent from a year earlier.

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  • You shall not patch! Microsoft has blocked the new Windows 10 update
You shall not patch! Microsoft has blocked the new Windows 10 update

The company also states it will provide an update as soon as a fixed version of the Windows 10 October 2018 will be rolled out again. KFR allows users to change the location of those predefined Windows folders - so they can be moved to other drives, for example - but to be affected by the bug, users also needed to have kept the original (old) versi...

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  • IPhone XS users can now charge their phones in peace
IPhone XS users can now charge their phones in peace

The position of the.?123 key has also been switched back in this update on the iPad . iOS 12 swapped the position of the.?123 key and the emoji/language key, which annoyed some users and this update swaps it back. If you've encountered charging or connectivity issues, you'll want to update your iPhone to iOS 12.0.1 now. That includes Apple's o...

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  • Google Kills Google+ in Wake of Security Vulnerability
Google Kills Google+ in Wake of Security Vulnerability

Google said on Monday it would shut down the consumer version of its social network Google + and tighten its data sharing policies after a "bug" potentially exposed user data that included name, email address, occupation, gender and age.

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  • New Pixel phones are out today
New Pixel phones are out today

Analysts are also expecting Google to add higher resolution and more cameras to the Pixel, whose first two generations attracted rave reviews for its high-quality pictures. There have been few details about a new pair of Pixel Buds, Google's Bluetooth ear buds. The Pixel 3 XL is said to start from CAD 1,129 (roughly Rs 64,000).

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  • Pixel 3 XL On Sale In Hong Kong Ahead Of Launch
Pixel 3 XL On Sale In Hong Kong Ahead Of Launch

Google is hosting a huge launch n NY that it's calling the #MadeByGoogle event. It's possible we could see minor updates to the Google Wi-Fi mesh router system, which has remained unchanged since it was unveiled at the Made By Google hardware event in October 2016, as well as the Google Clips.

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  • Facebook launches Amazon Echo rival, partners with Spotify, Pandora and iHeart
Facebook launches Amazon Echo rival, partners with Spotify, Pandora and iHeart

By purposefully excluding many features, the Portal becomes purely a music-playing and video-chatting device. And Pandora , iHeart Radio and other streaming services can be played through the built-in speakers. The main difference between the Facebook Portal + and standard Portal is size, as the latter sports a fairly easy to maneuver 10.1-in...

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  • Intel reveals new 9th gen Core CPUs, led by Core i9-9900K
Intel reveals new 9th gen Core CPUs, led by Core i9-9900K

Intel's pricing for trays of 1,000 CPUs comes in at $488 for the Core i9-9900K, $374 for the Core i7-9700K, and $262 for the Core i5-8600K. The Core i9-9900K is the flagship model from this lineup. We also have up to 40 PCIe 3.0 lanes on tap, with Intel Optane memory and Optane SSD support a given, as well as Thunderbolt 3. Intel is launch...

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  • Google+ Shutting Down Because It Isn’t Worth Maintaining
Google+ Shutting Down Because It Isn’t Worth Maintaining

The glitch was live for almost three years, according to the reports , but Google decided not to make the breach public because it feared regulation. In other words, Google neglected Google +, possibly exposed profile info, and is now realizing that it should probably tighten things up a bit. Finding 3: When users grant apps access to the...

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  • Robert Kirkman's Skybound Label Set to Finish Telltale's The Walking Dead
Robert Kirkman's Skybound Label Set to Finish Telltale's The Walking Dead

Skybound has been involved with Telltale's The Walking Dead franchise since the start. The notice that the final season of The Walking Dead will actually see the light of day may be reassuring to fans, but it's probably cold comfort to the more than 250 employees Telltale laid off at the end of last month with no notice or severance.

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  • Microsoft Announces Project xCloud Game Streaming Service
Microsoft Announces Project xCloud Game Streaming Service

In a post on the Official Microsoft Blog , Kareem Choudhry, Corporate Vice President of Cloud Gaming said the following. Microsoft already made its belief in that future clear with Xbox Game Pass , but now it's revealed the platform-agnostic Project xCloud service to show that its vision for game streaming isn't limited to Xbox.

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  • Pixel 2 price plummets ahead of tomorrow's major Google Pixel 3 release
Pixel 2 price plummets ahead of tomorrow's major Google Pixel 3 release

For all we know, the camera app is getting a redesigned interface this year. Although the Google Pixel 3-series is expected to be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 system-on-chip, it would be the Android 9.0 Pie customised for Google Pixel that would be the key differentiating factor.

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  • OnePlus 6T Arrives October 30
OnePlus 6T Arrives October 30

OnePlus has just announced that the OnePlus 6T will be revealed at an event in NY on October 30. Like past events, not only will OnePlus announce the phone, they'll also let you attend as a fan. It's set to be introduced at a launch event in New York City at 11AM EST / 8AM PST / 3PM GMT (1AM AEST the next day), and if you live in the city you'l...

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  • Facebook hoax hitting inboxes telling users their accounts been cloned
Facebook hoax hitting inboxes telling users their accounts been cloned

There's a new hoax message doing the rounds on the social networking site, and it's fooling people into believing that someone has created a new Facebook page with their identity - however that's not the case. please forward to all your contacts". The message wound up on the radar of the Plaquemines Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergenc...

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