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HBO Hackers Leak Email From Network Offering Them $250000 HBO Hackers Leak Email From Network Offering Them $250000
- August 12, 2017

The dump itself was just 3.4 gigabytes - mostly technical data that appears to provide a topography of HBO's network and to list network-administrator passwords. It also contains a plea from HBO to extend the ransom-payment deadline for one week while the transfer was being made. "It's just about money", they wrote to The Hollywood Reporter . (more...)
We want your eclipse plans, stories and photos We want your eclipse plans, stories and photos
- August 12, 2017

Energy Information Administration. The full moon blocks the sun creating the shadow on the Earth. As a measure of excitement surrounding the event, a leading supplier of solar lenses, Arizona-based Thousand Oaks Optical, has sold enough of its filters this year alone to produce roughly 100 million pairs of glasses, company owner Pat Steele-Gaishin told Reuters. (more...)
Small asteroid to pass between Earth and the moon Small asteroid to pass between Earth and the moon
- August 12, 2017

An asteroid is set to skim past Earth at a distance of 6,880km later this year. ESA scientists tracked the space rock using the European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope in Chile. That particular blast injured about 1,500 people, and damaged over 7,000 buildings, and experts now say 2012 TC4 is 'something to keep an eye on'. "Scientists have always appreciated knowing when an asteroid will make a close approach to and safely pass the Earth because they can make preparations to ... (more...)
New photos and hands-on with iPhone 8 dummy model New photos and hands-on with iPhone 8 dummy model
- August 11, 2017

The main different between the two phones would be display and battery size. KAZINFORM Independent developer Steve Troughton-Smith has discovered the principle of the virtual Home button from the accidentally-released HomePod firmware , he said on Twitter. (more...)
Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 replaces SS as NASCAR racer Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 replaces SS as NASCAR racer
- August 11, 2017

Seven-time Cup champion Jimmie Johnson - driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet for Hendrick Motorsports - joined Mark Reuss , executive vice president of GM Global Product Development, to reveal the new race auto at Chevrolet's headquarters in Detroit . (more...)
New Skoda Kodiaq SUV Specs, Features and Price New Skoda Kodiaq SUV Specs, Features and Price
- August 11, 2017

First showcased in Berlin past year, the Kodiaq has been listed on the Czech manufacturer's website in India and bookings have been opened at Rs 1 lakh, as per confirmation provided by a dealer in Delhi. It will also have an option of a 1.6-litre petrol unit. The global launch of the vehicle has five engine options which include two diesel and three petrol, and three transmission options, 6-speed manual, 6-speed DSG and 7-speed DGS Transmission. (more...)
Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Sees The Needle Move on Volume Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Sees The Needle Move on Volume
- August 11, 2017

Microsoft Corporation now has $550.02 billion valuation. The stock declined 0.82% or $0.6 reaching $71.88 per share. About 2.00 million shares traded. Ruane Cunniff Goldfarb reported 15,733 shares. 135,655 were reported by Puplava Fin Ser Inc. Windward Management Ca holds 9,871 shares. Majedie Asset Management owns 157,857 shares or 1.31% of their U.S. (more...)
HTC set to debut 'U11 Life' handset later this year HTC set to debut 'U11 Life' handset later this year
- August 11, 2017

Unfortunately, we have heard no word on the RAM capacity of the device. The smartphone was well received in the market, mainly due to the fact that it has some interesting features like the new HTCC Edge sense, which essentially lets you squeeze the phone to make it do things for you. (more...)
Nvidia trounces estimates for earnings and revenue, shares still tank Nvidia trounces estimates for earnings and revenue, shares still tank
- August 11, 2017

Perhaps more worrying is the CEO's assertion that there will likely be new currencies springing up, and more interest in cryptocurrency mining going forward, and that "this is a market that's not likely to go away anytime soon". "Nearly every industry and company is awakening to the power of AI". The data centre business is still relatively small and is driven by small number of customers who can change preferences tremendously from quarter to quarter, said Bernstein analyst Stacy Rasgon. (more...)
Nintendo sued over Switch controllers Nintendo sued over Switch controllers
- August 11, 2017

Specifically, the lawsuit picks out the removable Joy-Con controllers as being too close to Gamevice's patent for a detachable game controller. Gamevice's Wikipad comes with dual analog sticks, an analog D-pad and four action buttons. Gamevice stated to Engadget that they have no comment on the case at this time and Nintendo have yet to give comment. Gamevice is suing Nintendo for allegedly infringing its patent for the Wikipad with the design of the Switch console. (more...)
Facebook unveils Watch, a new platform for discovering new shows Facebook unveils Watch, a new platform for discovering new shows
- August 11, 2017

And the viral power of the compendium clip has not only drastically increased PAA's following - to the tune of an additional 1.4 million Facebook fans since the video went live last month, the company says - but it has also increased the visibility of featured creators. (more...)
Moto X4 Leak Shows Sleek Design and Powerful Specs Moto X4 Leak Shows Sleek Design and Powerful Specs
- August 11, 2017

Motorola didn't equip Moto X4 with any innovative design changes and this is actually a good thing since smartphone fans are more inclined to purchase sleek and simple devices instead. Internally, the Moto X4 is rumoured to be packing a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 64-bit Octa-Core chipset, with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of on-board storage. (more...)
'Knights of the Frozen Throne' Expansion Arrives This Week 'Knights of the Frozen Throne' Expansion Arrives This Week
- August 11, 2017

Knights of the Frozen Throne is available now for Windows® and Mac® PCs; Windows, iOS, and Android™ tablets; and iOS and Android phones. Avid fans of Blizzard games will notice that Frozen Throne and Lich King are actually based on another successful online game from the developer, the "World of Warcraft". (more...)
Nokia 6 hits 1 million registrations on Amazon India Nokia 6 hits 1 million registrations on Amazon India
- August 11, 2017

Priced at Rs. 14,999, the Nokia 6 is one of the best value for money smartphones in the Indian market right now. We are few days away from the first flash sale of Nokia 6 smartphone in India at Amazon. The device is built using aluminum 6000 series that will make it robust. In order to sell Nokia 3 and Nokia 5 , the company opted for offline retail channels whereas Nokia 6 was listed as Amazon exclusive. (more...)
Asus ZenFone AR Lands On Amazon In The US Asus ZenFone AR Lands On Amazon In The US
- August 11, 2017

Tango takes a smartphone and crams it full of extra cameras and an IR projector for full 3D vision and six-degree-of-freedom (6DoF) tracking. Under the hood, the phone is powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 821 processor and is backed by a 3300mAh non-removable battery. (more...)
Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen hits PS4 and Xbox One in October Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen hits PS4 and Xbox One in October
- August 11, 2017

Originally released for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 , Dragon's Dogma is a hack-and-slash open-world fantasy RPG . Just off the Gransys mainland is the cursed Bitterblack Isle where gamers will embark on an all-new quest to discover an underground realm, complete with new terrifying foes and incredible treasure. (more...)
The unvarnished truth about climate change The unvarnished truth about climate change
- August 11, 2017

That correction, which sits at the foot of the story, dutifully straightens out the record. Earlier this week, the newspaper-of-record published a front-page, bombshell report stating that a leaker had sent them a draft report of the National Climate Assessment, an analysis that the contact feared was being suppressed by the Trump administration. (more...)
PayPal buys Swift Financial to boost working capital biz PayPal buys Swift Financial to boost working capital biz
- August 11, 2017

In March, Swift CTO John Klose was nominated in the Best CTO category at the 2017 NET/WORK Delaware Awards . The acquisition, which is expected to close later this year subject to closing conditions, comes after small business lending specialist Kabbage announced a $250 million investment from Japan-based Softbank. (more...)
The Lenovo K8 Note officially presented The Lenovo K8 Note officially presented
- August 11, 2017

Lenovo launched their K8 Note smartphone on 9 August 2017. The GPU powering the system is ARM Mali T-880 MP4. There is no deficiency concerning storage because of the dedicated SD card slot which can be extended up to 128 GB. However, the brand advises against sinking the phone in a tub of water. Lenovo K8 Note is also the first smartphone by the company where stock Android is available. (more...)
Horizon: Zero Dawn expansion 'The Frozen Wilds' launches November 7
- August 11, 2017

There is going to be a new snowy area for Aloy to explore in the DLC , plus other mysteries for you to uncover. There will be side quests, as well, and possibly other surprises that will come to light later a little later. The game is available exclusively for the PlayStation 4 console. Horizon: Zero Dawn took the market by storm when it first came out and it gathered extremely positive reviews. (more...)