• Russia, Google reach $7.8 million settlement on Android case
Russia, Google reach $7.8 million settlement on Android case

Under the settlement, Google is to pay 439 million rubles (USD 7.8 million) in fines and will not limit the pre- installation of third-party apps, the reports said. The Android home-screen search bar was at the center of a two-year dispute between Google and Russian Federation regulators. The settlement with the regulator and a separate commercial ...

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  • Mark Hamill: Carrie Fisher Star Wars tribute is 'therapy'
Mark Hamill: Carrie Fisher Star Wars tribute is 'therapy'

I think the legacy should continue. But this is just one out-of-context line in a teaser - we do see Luke giving the film's protagonist Rey some traditional Jedi training, after all. The series also introduced a new poster that had Rey holding a lightsaber to the sky with the faces of Skywalker and Adam Driver's Kylo Ren above her.

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  • Turkey set to vote in referendum on presidency
Turkey set to vote in referendum on presidency

Erdogan and his supporters say the changes are needed to amend the current constitution, written by generals following a 1980 military coup, confront the security and political challenges Turkey faces, and avoid the fragile coalition governments of the past.

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  • World's oldest person dies at 117-years-old
World's oldest person dies at 117-years-old

According to the Gerontology Research Group , a U.S. body that tracks supercentenarians, the oldest person after Morano is Jamaican woman Violet Brown , who turned 117 on March 10. "When I met her, she ate three eggs per day, two raw in the morning and then an omelette at noon, and chicken at dinner". Morano credited her longevity to a diet of ...

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  • OnePlus 5 Features Leaked, Emerges As Galaxy S8's Biggest Competitor
OnePlus 5 Features Leaked, Emerges As Galaxy S8's Biggest Competitor

It appears that the co-founder hints that the upcoming OnePlus 5 will be launched without the OnePlus 3's touch latency issue. Well , here is a small highlight of this scenario. For a great photography experience, the handset will sport a 23- megapixel dual-lens rear camera with optical image stabilization and optical zoom .

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  • Burger King debuts Whopper ad that triggers Google Home devices
Burger King debuts Whopper ad that triggers Google Home devices

Google Home owners, your smart speaker was almost hijacked today by an ad. The Google Home, prompted by the phrase "OK Google", recites the Wikipedia entry for Burger King's whopper. This, to me, is equal parts clever and creepy - clever in that it's a neat little trick Burger King made a decision to try, creepy in that I'm not sure I want advert...

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  • US stock indexes eke out tiny gains, led by energy
US stock indexes eke out tiny gains, led by energy

Nasdaq 100 e-minis were up 0.25 points, or 0 percent, on volume of 22,364 contracts. The Standard & Poor's 500 index gained 1.62 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,357.16. During the session, however, prices briefly turned higher to touch an intraday high of $1,258.90. US stock futures on Monday pointed to little change at the open, as analysts sa...

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  • Dodge Challenger Demon: More Signs Point To 1000+HP!
Dodge Challenger Demon: More Signs Point To 1000+HP!

The SRT Demon will have the ability to carry two fuel pumps. While the fuel system is optimized for 100 octane, Demon owners will have to select and install a special Performance Control Module from the Demon Crate that comes separately. Using sensors, the Demon can monitor the octane level in its fuel tank and if the fuel is too diluted, the high-...

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  • UMG's Deal With Spotify: How Grainge and Ek (Finally) Got It Done
UMG's Deal With Spotify: How Grainge and Ek (Finally) Got It Done

And as streaming became the dominant means of music consumption, UMG, like other labels, needed the service to convert more users of its controversial free tier into the subscribers that are fueling the recovery of the recorded-music business.

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  • Sensex, Nifty trip ahead of RBI's monetary policy as investors remain nervous
Sensex, Nifty trip ahead of RBI's monetary policy as investors remain nervous

The wider NSE Nifty hit a low of 9,218.85 before recovering partially to settle at 9,261.95, still down 3.20 points or 0.03%. The Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the BSE, which had closed at 29,974.24 points on Wednesday, opened lower at 29, 946.89 points.

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  • Moto G5 to go on sale in India tonight, priced INR 11999
Moto G5 to go on sale in India tonight, priced INR 11999

Amazon's India arm is also offering several other offers including a cashback of Rs 1,000 on the phone. It also throws an official-looking press render of the upcoming Moto X into the mix. It also had a fingerprint sensor on its Home button. The 5th generation of Motorola's Moto G series returns to a place of extraordinary accomplishment.

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  • Ahead of bigger update, Apple gives Mac Pro a boost
Ahead of bigger update, Apple gives Mac Pro a boost

Firstly, the company is planning on updating its current Mac Pro systems, according to a report by Daring Fireball where it will update its Xeon processors from initially having six cores, to now having eight cores. We think it's really important to create something great for our pro customers who want a Mac Pro modular system, and that'll take...

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  • AOL and Yahoo merger named Oath
AOL and Yahoo merger named Oath

One can also find the tweet regarding this made by Tim Armstrong , AOL's top executive which says that the newborn company will manage more than 20 different brands . While an AOL spokeswoman neither confirmed nor denied the new name, she told us to watch for the "launching" of the new company. Armstrong said Tuesday the Yahoo and AOL brand...

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  • Major Xbox One Update Overhauls Dashboard and More
Major Xbox One Update Overhauls Dashboard and More

Microsoft's own Beam streaming service has come to the console as part of its March 2017 update , giving Xbox One owners a new option for showcasing their Destiny skills or Mass Effect adventures. With the latest Beam Streaming update , Microsoft is offering a challenge to Amazon's Twitch, which is the leader in the streaming market for live...

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  • Derrick Rose to have knee surgery, miss rest of season
Derrick Rose to have knee surgery, miss rest of season

Rose tore the meniscus in his right knee during the 2013-14 season and also suffered an ACL tear during the 2012-13 season that forced him to miss the whole year. The 28-year-old will be a free agent after this season, and a return to NY after this disastrous season is highly improbable. Fixing up Rose's meniscus when they don't have is some pretty...

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  • Google shuttering Talk, removing SMS support from Hangouts in new messaging shakeup
Google shuttering Talk, removing SMS support from Hangouts in new messaging shakeup

In any case, this new arrangement could make only a little difference to the office specialists who utilize Google Talk to visit with associates, family, and companions throughout the day. Google Talk, an instant messaging service, launched in 2005 and differed from AOL Instant Messenger and MSN Messenger because it was built in Gmail.

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  • Ford recalls 570000 vehicles due engine fires, doors that fly open
Ford recalls 570000 vehicles due engine fires, doors that fly open

The automaker says the cars are fine to drive, but to watch out for coolant leaks and monitor coolant levels. The company says it has 29 reports of fires in the USA and Canada, but no injuries. Affected vehicles may experience driveline vibration caused by a powertrain system resonance condition at speeds above 75 miles per hour. Ford said it kno...

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  • Google Maps solves the nagging 'What's your ETA?' problem
Google Maps solves the nagging 'What's your ETA?' problem

While you're actively sharing your location, there will be an icon above the compass. You can also share your location and progress on navigation as well. The reason that this is cool (and not scary) is that the user can choose with whom they share the location, and for how long it is shared. This is a big improvement from the current locatio...

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  • United Kingdom government suspends ads amid extremism concerns — YouTube
United Kingdom government suspends ads amid extremism concerns — YouTube

Major UK companies from supermarkets to banks and consumer groups pulled their adverts from Google's YouTube site after they appeared alongside videos carrying homophobic and anti-Semitic messages. The UK government said it suspended advertising on YouTube until the site can ensure they're not placed next to content it doesn't approve of. T...

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  • We play around with a very expensive Mass Effect toy
We play around with a very expensive Mass Effect toy

It follows either Scott or Sara Ryder, an inexperienced military recruit who joins the Andromeda Initiative. Of course, along the way, you're going to bump into a lot of hostile forces. These are the workarounds now available for Mass Effect: Andromeda . But how about the multiplayer? Perhaps Mass Effect Andromeda will serve as a wake-up...

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