Tech


Intel is making gaming easier for people without graphics cards Intel is making gaming easier for people without graphics cards
- February 18, 2018

To use this feature, click the the "Gaming icon" in the Graphics Control Panel. This includes a number of computers from companies including Asus, Dell, and HP. Intel's new graphics feature is somewhat similar to the Nvidia GeForce Experience , which allows Nvidia GPU owners to automatically optimize game settings based on their GPU. (more...)
GTA Online Free Cash Boost And Tax Rebates For Players GTA Online Free Cash Boost And Tax Rebates For Players
- February 18, 2018

GTA Online is still incredibly popular for a game that was released almost five years ago, and Rockstar pledged that it'll continue to show support for the game even with Red Dead Redemption 2 on the horizon this year. With the game's unparalleled success, it wouldn't be shocking at all to see another edition coming out on the console versions, especially given the Xbox One X's powerful specifications. (more...)
Masterful Groves outclasses Eubank Jr in title showdown Masterful Groves outclasses Eubank Jr in title showdown
- February 18, 2018

Here's how to live stream Groves vs Eubank Jr, plus details of how to watch the fight on TV. "I've been there before, there's no problem whatsoever", Groves said. A curt, clinical counter hook seemed to put Eubank Jr down, only for referee Michael Alexander ruling out a knockdown. Increasingly desperate - and clearly hoping the West Londoner, whose stamina has been questioned, would tire - Eubank continued to charge forward and appeared to be wobbled by a couple of powerful shots in ... (more...)
Internet Research Agency: Russian 'troll farm' that 'defrauded the US' Internet Research Agency: Russian 'troll farm' that 'defrauded the US'
- February 18, 2018

Mueller also on Friday reached an agreement with an American named Richard Pinedo, who pled guilty to aiding and abetting interstate and foreign identity fraud by creating, buying and stealing hundreds of bank account numbers that he sold to individuals to use with large digital payment companies. (more...)
US indicts 13 Russian nationals for election interference US indicts 13 Russian nationals for election interference
- February 18, 2018

The indictment , brought by the office of special counsel Robert Mueller, alleges Russians used bogus social media postings and advertisements fraudulently purchased in the name of Americans to sway political opinion during the race between Republican Donald Trump and Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton. (more...)
Metal Gear Survive Beta Phase #2 Now Live Metal Gear Survive Beta Phase #2 Now Live
- February 18, 2018

While I only got to check out the cooperative multiplayer portion of Metal Gear Survive , there is a fully fledged single-player component. Available on all platforms, the beta will run through February 18, 2018 and allow PC players to experience game's co-op mode for the first time before launch. (more...)
Google Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL riddled with heating and battery issues Google Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL riddled with heating and battery issues
- February 18, 2018

To show its appreciation for loyal customers, Google has been sending out e-mails to select Nexus owners informing them that they can get a new Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL at 20 percent off, as long as they purchase it through the Google Store. (more...)
Google to acquire IoT management service Xively for $50 million Google to acquire IoT management service Xively for $50 million
- February 17, 2018

As part of the acquisition, Google will gain 45 employees from LogMeIn's Xively team. "Our customers will benefit from Xively's extensive feature set and flexible device management platform, paired with the security and scale of Google Cloud ", Passemard said. (more...)
Officials give update on shooting at Yorktown Walmart Officials give update on shooting at Yorktown Walmart
- February 16, 2018

Officials said another deputy begin administering first aid to 37-year-old Jean Bryant, of the Belmont Court area of Hampton. "This is an isolated incident between two persons who knew each other and were having a personal dispute", the release said. (more...)
Short Term Outlook For Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (NYSE:HPE) Short Term Outlook For Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (NYSE:HPE)
- February 16, 2018

Investors who observing the volume trend of KLA-Tencor Corporation (KLAC) over recent time; they noted that 2.07 million shares changed at hands contradiction to its average trading volume of 1.56 million. Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co has a one year low of $12.81 and a one year high of $24.88. The firm's price to book was 1.11, which can be compared with current price to get idea about under or overvalue of stock. (more...)
Fujifilm X-H1 announced: new flagship CSC Fujifilm X-H1 announced: new flagship CSC
- February 16, 2018

The X-H1 is the first Fujifilm X Series model to include IBIS, which works together with Fuji lenses' optical image stabilization, delivering up to 5.5 stops of stabilization. On the back of the X-H1 is a 0.5-inch, 3.69-million-dot, 0.75x electronic viewfinder with a display lag of 0.005s and a frame rate of 100fps. There's a 3-inch tiltable touchscreen display with a 1.04 million dot resolution and a smaller 1.28-inch display panel on the top. (more...)
Google's AI-Focused Tensor Processing Units Now Available in Beta Google's AI-Focused Tensor Processing Units Now Available in Beta
- February 15, 2018

During tests, Google used a TPU Pod (with 64 TPUs) to train the ResNet-50 model in less than 30 minutes, down from 23 hours when using a single TPU. "Adventurous ML experts may be able to optimize other TensorFlow models for Cloud TPUs on their own using the documentation and tools we provide". (more...)
Snapchat has made the web version of Snap Map
- February 15, 2018

First Trust Advisors LP grew its position in shares of Snap by 873.8% in the third quarter. The brokerage now has a $13.00 price objective on the stock. Wealthfront Inc. now owns 181,262 shares of the company's stock valued at $2,648,000 after purchasing an additional 66,308 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
Huntsman (HUN) Set to Announce Earnings on Tuesday
- February 12, 2018

The overall volume in the last trading session was 3.1 million shares. It has outperformed by 75.18% the S&P500. Loeb Partners Corporation, which manages about $405.10 million and $327.19M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in American Express Co (NYSE:AXP) by 13,700 shares to 50,500 shares, valued at $4.57 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. (more...)
Fortnite is getting an optional 60fps mode on consoles Fortnite is getting an optional 60fps mode on consoles
- February 12, 2018

Considering the competitive edge that Fortnite Battle Royale brings the table - it makes sense that the team would focus on making the game as smooth as possible to ensure players have a better gaming experience ensuring those ideal headshots and high-intensity firefights. (more...)
Vivo announces which phones will get Android 8.0 Oreo update Vivo announces which phones will get Android 8.0 Oreo update
- February 12, 2018

Vivo will also be pushing a new FunTouch OS version with Android Oreo . Of course, there are quite a few smartphones that have received the Oreo update, and, there also are ones which are launching with Oreo out of the box. It's been months since Google released the source code for Android 8.0 Oreo update, but only a handful of smartphone manufacturers have treated their devices with the latest update. (more...)
Apple Assures Customers their Phones Are Safe Despite Code Leak Apple Assures Customers their Phones Are Safe Despite Code Leak
- February 12, 2018

The iOS device maker maintained that the leaked source code is now largely irrelevant since majority of iPhone and iPad users have already been updated to iOS 10 versions and up. "He pulled everything, all sorts of Apple internal tools and whatnot ", a friend of the intern told Motherboard , as the intern has signed a non-disclosure agreement with Apple and is, therefore, keeping tight-lipped about the leak. (more...)
Microsoft thinks passwords are so yesterday; brings new authentication method Microsoft thinks passwords are so yesterday; brings new authentication method
- February 12, 2018

The new system relies on the Authenticator app available on Android and iOS to make passwords look outdated. Microsoft Authenticator app is available for your mobile devices, it can be used to authorize a device for login and it basically replaces the traditional password authentication in the operating system. (more...)
Facebook has a 'teen problem' as younger audiences look to Snapchat Facebook has a 'teen problem' as younger audiences look to Snapchat
- February 12, 2018

In the U.S. last year, 68.5 percent of social media users at age 12 to 17 years old used Facebook, down from 90 percent in 2013, according to EMarketer. And whereas it's been able to rely on platform shifters being hoovered up by Instagram , there are now some early signs that younger social networkers are being swayed by Snapchat . (more...)
Elon Musk posts photo of vehicle in space Elon Musk posts photo of vehicle in space
- February 12, 2018

Not only is it headed toward Mars, but nearly to the dwarf planet Ceres in the asteroid belt. Elon Musk posted it, showing their " Starman " wearing a SpaceX astronaut suit, while sitting in the cherry red electric auto. It's likely that the testing of the BFR will occur at the newest SpaceX launch site in south Texas, near Brownsville. It's the landing part that's especially hard, he noted, especially at the speed the craft will be traveling when it comes in for a touchdown on another ... (more...)