Victor Moses out of final three-man shortlist — CAF Awards

The Awards Gala will be held on Thursday, 4 January 2018 in Accra, Ghana. Sammy Kufour, Andre Dede Ayew and Asamoah Gyan have in recent times emerged runners-up. Klopp also played a second string team featuring young players for the third round tie... More..

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Now, Twitter to penalise hateful, abusive accounts
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Now, Twitter to penalise hateful, abusive accounts

Groups that indulge in violent activities both on and off Twitter . The account of far-right group Britain First , a small group that regularly posts inflammatory videos purporting to show Muslims engaged in ...More..

Scientists Have Developed Glass That Heals Itself When You Press It Together
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Scientists Have Developed Glass That Heals Itself When You Press It Together

Other self-healing materials require heating to perform their bonding behavior. It could be pressed together using bare hands at room temperature. University of Tokyo graduate student Yu Yanagisawa was pl...More..

Google Chrome will block some types of ads in February
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Google Chrome will block some types of ads in February

We reported on rumors of future baked-in ad-blocking in Google's popular Chrome web browser back in April . In a post to the Google Developers Blog , Google today revealed that its ad blocker will go live...More..

Google Pixel, Pixel 2 XL Get Rare Discount Promos
by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Google Pixel, Pixel 2 XL Get Rare Discount Promos

Google Assistant has been available on a number of new smartphones. Google is looking into the matter and it's expected to address the issue soon. Community manager Orrin, who works at Google , said he wo...More..

BlackBerry Priv will no longer get monthly security updates, company confirms
by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

BlackBerry Priv will no longer get monthly security updates, company confirms

That Blackberry was not too intent on continuing support for their devices was a bit obvious when we had reported that the Priv and the DTEK series would not receive the latest Android Oreo update. Add that...More..

Purported Sony H8216 specs could foreshadow Xperia XZ1 sequel with Snapdragon 845
by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Purported Sony H8216 specs could foreshadow Xperia XZ1 sequel with Snapdragon 845

So far, we only know their codenames: H8216, H8266, H8276, and H8296. Initially, the smartphone was spotted on Reddit, confirming some of the specifications of the smartphone. The processor will then be pai...More..

French data protection orders WhatsApp to stop sharing user data with Facebook
by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

French data protection orders WhatsApp to stop sharing user data with Facebook

However, the investigations found violations of the French Data Protection Act, namely for the sharing of data for "business intelligence". France's CNIL has regularly clashed with internet giants such as...More..

United States government names North Korea as the source of WannaCry
by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

United States government names North Korea as the source of WannaCry

In an op-ed published in The Wall Street Journal , Homeland Security Advisor Tom Bessert wrote that North Korea was "directly responsible" for the malware that "cost billions". Citing foreign media reports, ...More..

by | Monday, December 18, 2017

Russian Federation and Egypt to resume direct flights after two-year break

The move will put an end to the long-lasting negotiations between Russian Federation and Egypt, which have been underway since late 2015. Following the downing of a Russian passenger plane in Sinai in October...More..

Taxi driver killed in army firing
by | Monday, December 18, 2017

Taxi driver killed in army firing

Normally Army informs about anti-militancy operation but we don't know why Army didn't inform police about this ambush", SSP Hussain said. "We have started the inquiry and we will probe under which circumstan...More..

'The Chew' terminates relationship with Mario Batali amid misconduct claims
by | Monday, December 18, 2017

'The Chew' terminates relationship with Mario Batali amid misconduct claims

Earlier this week, Batali was sacked from the daytime cooking show The Chew as a result. Batali himself also released a statement earlier this week that said he was leaving his company for an unspecified pe...More..

Vivo will release a smartphone with a built-in screen dactyloscopus
by | Monday, December 18, 2017

Vivo will release a smartphone with a built-in screen dactyloscopus

Considering the imminent release of the Samsung Galaxy S9 and the tech giant's partnership with Synaptics before, Samsung seems to be the prime candidate to receive them under the display fingerprint sensor...More..

What's Next for Net Neutrality, and When Will We See Change?
by | Sunday, December 17, 2017

What's Next for Net Neutrality, and When Will We See Change?

An FCC member is to the FCC head what a board member is to a CEO. "The FCC's decision today, led by FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, who used to work for Verizon , highlights the pervasive influence of corporations in...More..

GTA 5 Online Heist hides HUGE Red Dead Redemption 2 secret
by | Sunday, December 17, 2017

GTA 5 Online Heist hides HUGE Red Dead Redemption 2 secret

For the Doomsday Heist , Rockstar brought back the challenges from Criminal Mastermind for the whole three acts and attached eight new Achievements and Trophies that you can win then you'll get an Elite Chal...More..

Xbox party chat is coming to Android and iOS
by | Saturday, December 16, 2017

Xbox party chat is coming to Android and iOS

This reminds us of using Discord mobile app on the go if you want to talk to your friends while gaming but don't want to use the console's chat system. Some of the new features include push notifications to let...More..

by | Saturday, December 16, 2017

Omarosa's exit is headache for White House

When the president blamed "both sides" for the violence that led to the death of a counterprotester during a rally held by white nationalists in Charlottesville, Manigault Newman came to the president's side on...More..

PUBG Already Has Over 1 Million Players On Xbox One
by | Saturday, December 16, 2017

PUBG Already Has Over 1 Million Players On Xbox One

To celebrate this , Microsoft has begun bundling the game with their other recent big release, the Xbox One X. Starting on December 17th and going until the end of the year, select retailers will packaged P...More..

Honor 7X second sale begins on Amazon India
by | Saturday, December 16, 2017

Honor 7X second sale begins on Amazon India

The Enjoy series is usually specific to the Chinese market, so there's a chance other markets get the 7S in another form. According to the reports , the Honor 9 Lite 3GB variant will be priced at RMB 1,300...More..

NASA announces discovery of solar system's 'twin' in distant space
by | Saturday, December 16, 2017

NASA announces discovery of solar system's 'twin' in distant space

Nasa has found another planet revolving around a distant star Kepler-90, which makes their solar system another largest solar system discovered till yet. After finding thousands of exoplanets in a tiny a...More..

LG refreshes Gram lineup with new processors, longer battery life
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

LG refreshes Gram lineup with new processors, longer battery life

The new models will continue the ultra-slim form factor, but the new 72Wh battery has the potential to last an entire day between charges. LG is the latest company to realize this, and it's just announced a...More..

Trump signs bill banning Kaspersky software
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Trump signs bill banning Kaspersky software

Today, the Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) was signed into law , which includes Senator Jeanne Shaheen's (D-NH) government-wide ban on Kaspersky Lab software across the federal gover...More..

Woman threatens to 'kill everybody on this plane'
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Woman threatens to 'kill everybody on this plane'

The trouble started after the female passenger disabled a smoke detector aboard Southwest Flight 2943 from Portland, Ore., to Sacramento, and proceeded to smoke onboard, Southwest confirmed to Fox News. In resp...More..

by | Friday, December 15, 2017

IMac Pro price and specs: All the details

If a big and powerful new computer was on your holiday wish list this year, you might just have something new to consider. The iPhone-maker further says, "iMac Pro brings a new level of integration and securi...More..

Apple's latest splurge proves the future of the iPhone is freakin' lasers
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Apple's latest splurge proves the future of the iPhone is freakin' lasers

Still, Finisar stock is up 30 percent today, and this is a big deal for the company, which is nearly 30 years old and survived the dotcom bubble and crash experience. All of the VCSELs that Apple will purch...More..

Top 5 Star Wars collectibles for Star Wars fans
by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

Top 5 Star Wars collectibles for Star Wars fans

Here are some collectibles that you could buy to satiate the Star Wars fan inside you. It bears a 6.01-inch full-HD+ (1080x2160 pixels) Full Optic AMOLED with an 18:9 aspect ratio, 401ppi pixel density, and 2...More..

Microsoft is bringing more AI smarts to Office 365 and Cortana
by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

Microsoft is bringing more AI smarts to Office 365 and Cortana

In addition to being able to access calendar appointments and trigger reminders, users can also use voice commands with Cortana-powered speakers like Harman Kardon Inc.'s Invoke device, to access their calendar...More..

Samsung updates its Notebook 9 ultrabooks with even bigger batteries
by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

Samsung updates its Notebook 9 ultrabooks with even bigger batteries

The new Samsung Notebook 9 Pen features a 13.3-inch Full-HD (1080x1920 pixels) display , which is compatible with Samsung's S-Pen accessory. It also uses the latest 8th generation Intel Core i7 processo...More..

Twitter adds thread tools to help you craft epic tweetstorms
by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Twitter adds thread tools to help you craft epic tweetstorms

Another approach for threading tweets within Twitter was to reply to your own tweet and remove the handle. However, Twitter is now adding a "plus" button that will allow users to compose and publish thr...More..

Nokia 6 Appears At TENAA
by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Nokia 6 Appears At TENAA

According to Nokiapoweruser , the upcoming smartphone will be Nokia 7 2018 and not Nokia 9 as widely reported. Nokia has an event lined up for January 19, and it's suspected it may launch the Nokia 9 ...More..