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What We're Doing with IGTV!

Not content to rest on its laurels after attracting a billion users in the span of just eight years, Instagram has now launched a new longer-form video platfo...


Samsung and Apple settle ongoing patent dispute from 2011

Documents filed with the Northern District Court of California this morning indicate that both parties have agreed to drop and settle the remaining claims and c...


Mobile launches ‘FamilyMode’ to help parents manage and monitor more than iPhones

After you set up your Home Base, you'll be able to pick and choose which devices you want to attach to your child's profile straight from the app - and you aren...


Supreme Court sales tax ruling to make online shopping more expensive

Supreme Court in support of South Dakota's effort to collect sales tax on these remote sales. Now the legislature should consider going back into session to ...


Facebook abandons Project Aquila, its initiative to provide wireless internet via drones

A Facebook rendering of the Aquila solar-powered drone. While its main business is invasive tracking programs for the objective of better targeting ads at...


Microsoft updates its facial recognition tech to recognize gender across skin tones

The company says the training data used to train these models aren't diverse enough, meaning they mostly include males with light skin tones, less of people wit...


Metal Gear Rising DRM disables the game’s Mac edition

If you like the hack and slash action Platinum Games is known for and the tech of Metal Gear , chances are you've played or at least heard of Metal Gear Risin...


States unequal winners in online-tax ruling

As online purchases mushroomed, traditional retailers like Sears and Kmart have had to shrink their footprints in many communities that relied on them for jobs ...


PUBG reportedly drops Fortnite copyright lawsuit

As each group gets its own place on Epic's servers, the queue times are longer than normal for Playground , and Epic even had to take the mode offline hours af...


The Nokia 3.1 officially arrives in the United States for $159

Its anodized machined metal frame and sculpted glass display deliver the ideal combination for both stand-out looks and comfortable feel in the hand. Fresh of...


White Woman Calls Police On 8-Year-Old Girl Selling Water

Austin, however, disagreed. She told NBC that she and Ettel never spoke about the noise issue. "Ms. Ettel believes in TreatWell's fundamental roots- that patien...


Now you can play Mario Kart 8 using Nintendo Labo

Nintendo is happy to announce the categories for the second Nintendo Labo Creators Contest *: "Best Gaming Experience using Toy-Con Garage" and "Best Toy-Con ...


Instagram now rolling out video calls and other new features

Instagram has started rolling out new features which were announced back at the Facebook F8 Developers Conference . You can video chat with up to four peo...


Supreme Court's E-Commerce Ruling Could Help Amazon

Online shopping sales have grown steadily for the past decade, but when it comes to sales tax, things get tricky. Local brick and mortar retailer Andrea Parha...


Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Revealed

There's a lot of leather and alcantara - the auto shown in these photos has accent panels of chopped carbon fiber and charcoal-colored leather with bold red acc...


OpenAI’s ‘Dota 2’ neural nets are defeating human opponents

Each player controls a different character, known as a "hero". This cooperation continued when a human player replaced one of the algorithms. We may not succeed...


Elon Musk reportedly running an exclusive private school out of SpaceX's headquarters

The school, which has largely remained out of the public view, is meant to "exceed traditional school metrics on all relevant subject matter through unique proj...


Apple starts Indian iPhone 6s production and plans a third local model

However, the production hasn't started at full swing, which means that Apple is still importing a considerable amount of iPhone 6s units from its worldwide manu...


Pluto TV & Hulu Jump In to VR With Oculus

These shows are available to watch on a big virtual screen that Oculus claims is equivalent to a 180-inch TV display. You can move into a room with your friends...


IOS 12 and macOS Mojave public beta now available

But don't forget, it's a beta. Apple has released iOS 12 and tvOS 12 public betas . Do note iOS 12 public beta 1 is the same version as iOS 12 beta 2...


Microsoft's promised Surface USB-C dongle is finally ready for rollout

When Type-C is ready for our customers, to make it easy for them, we'll be there. For some reason, it has taken Microsoft, a company worth $750 billion and whic...


Edge Will Aggressively Block Ads on Android and iPhone

The software giant recently made the integration available to Microsoft Edge for Android beta users while it simultaneously launching a test program for iOS...


Bentley announces Bentayga Pikes Peak Edition to honor record-setting run

What might come as a shock is that Bentley made minimal modifications to the vehicle. Bentley announced the Pikes Peak Bentayga on Monday, which honors the ...


Google Play Store adds ‘security metadata’ DRM to all Android apps

Sure, there's Android Beam , but that idea never really caught on - possibly because the feature was introduced well before NFC was commonly found on smartphon...


English bulldog Zsa Zsa is world's ugliest pooch

Last year's victor was a 125-pound (57-kilogram) a gassy and droopy-faced Neopolitan Mastiff named Martha. Himisaboo, Chinese Crested and Dachshund mix, walks...


Fortnite: Battle Royale's Playground LTM Coming Very Soon

Playground mode, which will be added in this week's content update, is where you'll finally get a chance to practice without the painful cycle of being constant...


Apple is working on noise-canceling AirPods and over-ear headphones

The latest report corroborates that rumor but says the latter model will also feature noise cancellation. The company is developing a wireless charging case for...


"Whenever I close my eyes, I see people dying", says Alexa

The new capabilities gained by Alexa include controlling smart home security cameras, Smart TVs, Air Conditioners, set-top boxes and more. In the future, A...


Xbox One will soon play nice with keyboards and mice

Windows Central has apparently found documents revealing that the two companies are working together on the long-promised feature. As launch partner, Razer's ...


WhatsApp to offer 24 hour customer support for payments services in India

The instant messaging company is working closely with the National Payments Corporation of India and multiple banks to increase the number of digital transact...


Samsung Galaxy S10 new feature leaks are just what we wanted

Once again, the aforementioned variant could be sold in different markets and you might have to import one to the USA or a different country if you want to take...


Security Researcher Finds Way to Brute Force Locked iPhone Running iOS 11

Hickey's demonstration only showed it in action against a recent release of iOS , version 11.3, while the current version is 11.4, and version 12 will be out l...


Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro official pricing revealed, will cost Rs 9999

It runs on Android-based MIUI 9 custom ROM and is powered by Snapdragon 625 processor. For the unknown, the Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro is the first smartphone in the ...


SteamVR Next-Gen Knuckle EV2 Controller Demo Set In Portal Universe

That should allow for more sophisticated and natural interactions within games. Feeling a bit nauseous in VR? Here are the best VR-ready graphics cards you ...


Surf web without Internet on Google Chrome

However, connectivity still remains an issue in many areas. This is why Google started building offline capabilities in Google Chrome for Android . Chrome's ...