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Senate Says No to Michael Flynn's Immunity Request

This is consistent with a statement by the Republican House Oversight Committee Chairman, Rep. Jason Chaffetz of Utah, who told Fox News on Thursday that while he disagrees with President Donald Trump about the Russian Federation investigations being a "witch hunt", he also thinks that "it's very mysterious to me, though, why all of a sudden General Flynn is suddenly out there saying he wants immunity". Read More

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Huawei Technologies Earnings Growth Slows Down

Huawei is now the third largest smartphone brand in the world, having shipped 139.3 million units, or 9.5 per cent of the global total in 2016, according to an IDC report released earlier this year. SHENZHEN, China-Huawei Technologies Co. said its profit growth slowed previous year as margins fell and it invested more money in its consumer business. Read More

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Google Eye LG For New Pixel

Google Eye LG For New Pixel

It is widely known that Google has no intention of stopping with the Google Pixel line of smartphones. The rumor comes all the way from China where the " Commercial Times " further suggested that LG has the inside track. Instead, TCL and Coolpad have churned out nothing but cookie cutter and working class smartphones that do not break the bank, so to see them in the running for the Pixel 3 in 2018 is a sure surprise. Read More

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Specs Faceoff: Samsung Galaxy S7 Vs Samsung Galaxy S8

Samsung will nearly certainly introduce the standard-sized Galaxy S8 and larger Galaxy S8+. The massive display in these smartphones had captured the attention of many. Bixby also works with Google Play Music, the phone's camera and some other preloaded apps. The company emphasized on a broader Galaxy ecosystem with the introduction of Galaxy S8. Read More

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Korea court approves warrant against ousted leader Park

Korea court approves warrant against ousted leader Park

As Park got out of her residence in southern Seoul at around 10:10 a.m., hundreds of her loyal supporters greeted her, waving national flags. Ten days later, she is arrested. If convicted of bribery, Park would face an imprisonment of at least 10 years. Ms Choi and Samsung's acting head Lee Jae-yong, also involved in the scandal, are being held in the same detention centre to where Ms Park has been sent. Read More

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Got camera? Facebook adds more Snapchat-like features

Got camera? Facebook adds more Snapchat-like features

Useful to note is that while rival Snapchat features a notification based system when someone screenshots your story , Facebook has yet to implement such a feature, so be careful when sending those risqué stories. There are also new, wacky camera filters and a way to share stories directly with friends similar to Snapchat . Other effects, such as animations and other interactive filters, are a new twist to dressed-up photos. Read More

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"Samsung Connect" wrangles all the insecure Things in your Internet of Things

The device is a Wi-Fi router that serves as a hub for connecting all IoT devices in a user's home. One of the Connect Home units is meant to be plugged into your broadband modem, while the other two are meant to be used as extenders. Two versions will become available, with the cheaper model featuring a 2 x 2 MU-MIMO antenna array, a slower processor, and speeds of 866 Mbps in the 5GHz spectrum while the more expensive option features a 4 x 4 antenna array, a faster processor, and speeds ... Read More

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Apple fans red with excitement over surprise new iPhone, iPad releases

Apple fans red with excitement over surprise new iPhone, iPad releases

RED is an organization which fights against AIDS intending to create an AIDS free generation. Apple released the much awaited Red version the iPhone today, called the iPhone 7 Plus (PRODUCT) RED Special Edition. Changes in the color of its products have become a standard way for Apple to upgrade their devices. Here are three fast facts about the Red iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus :1. Read More

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Facebook Live 360 now available for everyone who has 360 cameras

Facebook Live 360 now available for everyone who has 360 cameras

Now anyone from your college buddies to your grandmother can stream 360 live. The new feature will come via an app update for the Insta360 Nano and Insta360 Air . The upcoming Insta360 Pro, which supports uploading 8K video, will also have Facebook Live integration when it is released later this year. The news comes to us courtesy of Insta360, which develops its own line of 360-degree cameras for Android and Apple devices. Read More

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Micromax announces Dual 5 smartphone in India with dual rear cameras

Micromax announces Dual 5 smartphone in India with dual rear cameras

The Micromax Dual 5 runs on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 chipset and has the Adreno 510 GPU. This phone comes with 4GB RAM, 128GB of internal storage which can be further extended upto 128GB, so you can get total of 256G. There is a soft selfie flash mode for the front camera . The fingerprint scanner is positioned at the rear, right below the dual-tone LED flash. Meanwhile, the device also sports a 13-megapixel sensor at the front which also didn't fail to impress us. Read More

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Senator Manchin offers support for Supreme Court nominee

And as NPR's Scott Detrow reports from the Capitol, neither side is backing down. That way, Republicans are happy to have Gorsuch; Democrats are upset that he is on the court, but they have protection for the remainder of Trump's term and as a sweetener get some filibuster power back that Reid (D-Nev.) denied them by doing away with the filibuster. Read More

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New Samsung phone models get bigger, add breathing room for battery

Samsung is letting Microsoft include Cortana even though the Galaxy S8 includes the debut of Bixby, Samsung's voice-activated assistant that is created to take on Apple Inc.'s (AAPL) Siri and Amazon.com Inc.'s (AMZN) Alexa. Samsung is getting rid of the "Edge" distinction and bringing curved sides to all S8 phones. This makes for much more immersive viewing of videos and other content as more of the device is the screen. Read More

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US denies loosening rules for avoiding civilian casualties

Local officials and eyewitnesses reported that 240 people may have been killed in the Al-Jadida district when a huge blast caused a building to collapse. "I think that's going to play out to be unfounded and we struck enemy fighters that we planned to strike there", he added. But you know what? "We have not relaxed the rules of engagement", Votel said. Read More

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Pedestrian deaths spiked in 2016, distraction cited

Pedestrian deaths spiked in 2016, distraction cited

He also said pedestrian deaths are far outpacing the rise in overall traffic deaths, climbing 25 percent from 2010 to 2015. "Traffic fatalities overall jumped 6 percent past year, pushing deaths on USA roads to their highest level in almost a decade and erasing improvements made during the Great Recession and economic recovery, according to data released last month by the National Safety Council, a leading safety organization", reports AP. Read More

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Jailing in Russia of Navalny staff 'attempt to disrupt'

Almost 100,000 people took to the streets in more than 90 cities, from Vladivostok to Kaliningrad. After the largest mass demonstrations in years, when crowds across the country took part in anti-corruption rallies, the Interior Ministry has warned that it will use the full extent of its powers to confront any future unauthorized gatherings. Read More

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The Samsung Galaxy S8 makes yet another early appearance

While one is most definitely the power button, the other could be a dedicated button for Samsung's upcoming AI intelligence based voice assistant codenamed "Bixby". Unfortunately, the South Korean tech giant chose to halt the launch date until late March. The Galaxy S8 + is set to come with the exact same specifications as the S8 but with a much bigger 6.2 screen. Read More

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Find Out The Features Of Premium Friends In Battlefield 1

When a player who owns the Battlefield 1 Premium Pass creates a party and invites their friends, the party becomes Premium Enabled. However, if you want to get the most out of the game, you need to purchase the expensive Premium Pass. Do you have a Premium Friend? The Premium Friends allows all players in the party to access all the maps as long as it is "Premium Enabled". Read More

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IOS App Store Revenue to be Overtaken by Android App Markets

IOS App Store Revenue to be Overtaken by Android App Markets

If they don't abide by this new rule, their app will be rejected after being submitted for inclusion in the App Store or Mac Store. Unfortunately, it didn't stop every developer from doing it. It offered a free app from the PBS Kids. Some developers even write it in all caps. Considering that Android has such a huge share of the global mobile OS market, it's a surprise it's taken this long for the revenue to surpass Apple's. Read More

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Samsung Launches Galaxy S8 And Dreams Of Recovery From Note 7

Samsung Launches Galaxy S8 And Dreams Of Recovery From Note 7

We are glad Samsung came out with a smartphone which would, perhaps, change our perception towards smartphones yet again. On AT&T Next you can get the Galaxy S8 at $25 or the Galaxy S8+ at $28.34 for 30 months with eligible service. Alright, this is where things get really interesting. Bixby , Samsung's own AI-based virtual assistant which is deeply integrated with the OS along with the native apps. Read More

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Telegram's latest update introduces secure voice calls

Telegram's latest update introduces secure voice calls

They have used strong encryption keys to enhance the security aspect, so it remains to be seen if they are even more secure than WhatsApp calls. Once selected, the app will use the same quality for all the videos that you send. Another feature that makes voice calling with the app feel contemporary is the fact that calls go through a neural network that gathers technical call data and aims to improve the experience and the overall quality for all users by optimizing different parameters. Read More

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UNC arrives in Phoenix for Final Four

UNC arrives in Phoenix for Final Four

Alaina Coates was hurt in the last game of the regular season and hasn't been able to play with an ankle injury . "It was a great atmosphere and they played great basketball and got that victory". "I can't overemphasize Jordan controlling the paint in the first 10 minutes of the game and just putting a thought in their mind that they were not going to get easy baskets", Ducks coach Dana Altman said. Read More

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Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey to leave Facebook

Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey to leave Facebook

In a statement published by Business Insider , Facebook said, "We're thankful for everything [Luckey] did for Oculus and VR, and we wish him all the best". Luckey said at the time he was "deeply sorry" his actions "are negatively impacting the perception of Oculus and its partners". Although the jury ruled against Zenimax on the intellectual property theft claim, the jury found that Luckey had violated a nondisclosure agreement in order to build the Rift. Read More

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New 'War for the Planet of the Apes' trailer, poster released

The movie, which follows in the visually masterful footsteps of its predecessors (" Rise " and "Dawn"), seems to be less action-centric and broodier than the other " Apes " films . But now he faces the biggest challenge to his extended family's safety and his own moral code in War For The Planet Of The Apes . "There are times when it is necessary to abandon our humanity to save humanity", the Colonel says. Read More

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Destiny 2 Trailer, Release Date Revealed, Finally Coming to PC

Destiny 2 Trailer, Release Date Revealed, Finally Coming to PC

Even the lovable Cayde-6 (voiced by none other than Nathan Fillion ) is still around, cracking jokes and injecting some much-needed humor into this grim scenario. Bungie and Activision has announced that Destiny 2 will be out later this year. Nolan North will resume his role in Destiny 2 , note that the first trailer of the new shooter of Bungie will be released this evening. Read More

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Samsung Galaxy S8 unveiled

The new phones will also have Bixby, Samsung's new mobile AI personal assistant. The Galaxy S7 uses an octa-core processor consisting of four 2.3 GHz cores and four 1.7 GHz cores, while the S7 Edge has four 2.35 GHz cores and four 1.9 GHz cores. Read More

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VW settles with ten states for $157M

VW settles with ten states for $157M

In addition to the $30.4 million for environmental damages and vehicle claims, Pennsylvania will also receive $23.1 million in civil penalties and costs to the state as part of an earlier consumer protection settlement. In total, VW now has agreed to spend up to $25B in the U.S.to address claims from owners, environmental regulators, states and dealers and to make buyback offers. Read More

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Samsung unveils Galaxy S8, S8+ smartphones

Samsung took the wraps off of their latest smartphones in New York City yesterday, at their Unpacked event. This was three months after the smartphone's first launched at United States carriers. The ads feature a black screen with two white lines that outline the top and bottom of the device. The home button becomes part of what executives called the Infinity Display . Read More

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Best feature in Apple iOS 10.3 is one you won't even notice

Best feature in Apple iOS 10.3 is one you won't even notice

Also, they can update app icons any time they want. The update boasts multiple new features, including the ability to locate AirPods using Find my iPhone . The latest update for the 6-month-old mobile operating system also features added functionality for Siri , allowing it to access payment apps to pay and check the status of bills. Read More

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Gwent is coming to the PS4 in beta form

Gwent is coming to the PS4 in beta form

Key development projects now underway include Cyberpunk 2077 and GWENT: The Witcher Card Game. - says Piotr Nielubowicz, Vice President for Financial Affairs. For more details on the upcoming technical beta, you can go here. As a result, the "excellent" financial results have helped the company to "pursue new, ambitious undertakings" on different projects, including its Gwent side game, which should release this year, as well as Cyberpunk . Read More

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Twitter eases 140-character limit in replies

Twitter eases 140-character limit in replies

What this means is that when you reply to a tweet , usernames will no longer appear at the beginning. Moreover, you can now easily specify who you exactly you're replying to within a group conversation. "So you have more characters to have conversations", he said. Twitter now has around 313 million monthly active users, compared to rival Facebook's more than 1.86 billion. Read More

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Square, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's payments company, is coming to the UK

Square, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's payments company, is coming to the UK

Square Inc says that there is a lot of potential in the UK . Square has expanded into providing financing and bank loans to small businesses. Business owners can then begin accepting payments from Visa, Mastercard, and American Express cards and can also pair their card reader with the Square POS software app (free) to gain access to real-time sales data, invoicing and digital receipts. Read More

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