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Microsoft Quickly Spins Up Another Near-Final Windows 10 Insider Preview Build Microsoft Quickly Spins Up Another Near-Final Windows 10 Insider Preview Build
- September 21, 2017

The feature is available in Cortana, Microsoft's digital assistant. This exciting feature comes in addition to the existing features where users can sync reminders, notifications and SMS across their devices and stay connected on the go! This build has the fix for the bug that was causing some Surface Pro 3 devices to end up in a bad state where the Windows OS will not load and it appears to be stuck on a "spinning dots" screen. (more...)
Huawei Mate 10 Lite Smartphone Leaked Huawei Mate 10 Lite Smartphone Leaked
- September 21, 2017

We have been hearing lots of rumors about the new Huawei Mate 10 and now we have some details on one version of the device, the Huawei Mate 1o Lite. The Kirin 659 processor is first debuted with the Nova 2 & Nova 2 Plus smartphones launched in the first half of this year. RAM and ROM weigh in at 4GB and 64GB, respectively, while the battery is said to offer a 3340mAh capacity. (more...)
NVIDIA SHIELD TV with remote now made more affordable NVIDIA SHIELD TV with remote now made more affordable
- September 21, 2017

This update hits the price point NVIDIA needs to hit to compete directly with the newest version of the Apple TV. That's also $179 from Apple - that's for the Apple TV 4K , the first Apple TV to be capable of providing media at a size larger than 1080p. (more...)
IPhone X vs iPhone 8 IPhone X vs iPhone 8
- September 21, 2017

The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus closely mimic the design of the previous generation iPhone 7 , with Apple introducing a new back glass design , with a polished aluminium band and new silver, space gray, and a "beautiful new gold finish". (more...)
Flying auto 'nanodegree' opens to online students Flying auto 'nanodegree' opens to online students
- September 21, 2017

With a host of automakers, tech companies, and assorted startups getting into autonomous driving, it's easy to imagine that there are a lot of job openings. The expansion comes after the first self-driving course became Udacity's most popular nanodegree, with over 10,000 students across 50 countries, and more than 43,000 applications. (more...)
New Analyst Ratings On Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CDNS)
- September 21, 2017

Pictet Asset Management Ltd. grew its position in Cadence Design Systems by 2.7% in the 2nd quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 26,541,567 shares of the software maker's stock worth $833,406,000 after acquiring an additional 26,133,138 shares during the period. (more...)
Project Cars 2 studio head explains how EA almost killed the company Project Cars 2 studio head explains how EA almost killed the company
- September 21, 2017

From the sounds of things, a proper announcement isn't too far off. But can they be Furious enough if they're only Slightly Mad? Bell said that EA approached him and said, "We'll give you 1.5 million if you agree not to talk to any other publisher , to agree any other games or work on any other arrangement with any other publisher ". (more...)
Chris Redfield gets covered in zombie blood in Resident Evil 7 Chris Redfield gets covered in zombie blood in Resident Evil 7
- September 21, 2017

Unlike Resident Evil 7's main protagonist, Ethan Winters, Chris will be about to use his abilities in combat to take down these creatures. The opening shots of the trailer could nearly be taken from a FPS, with a HUD and a flashy rifle prominent in the foreground. (more...)
Dragon Ball FighterZ Adds More Playable Characters, Including Tien and Yamcha Dragon Ball FighterZ Adds More Playable Characters, Including Tien and Yamcha
- September 21, 2017

There's not much else that the brief story trailer from Tokyo Game Show reveals, but it does maintain the high bar of visual quality the game has boasted since reveal. We do, however, get to see Frieza briefly, so maybe the story has something to do with him? One for both fighting fans and Dragon Ball fans, finally! Little is known about the overall story arc and issues that the cast of Dragon Ball will face, but if it goes by what this teaser trailer is showing, we can expect it to be epic. (more...)
Glitzy iPhone X aside, the iPhone 8 is fine for most Glitzy iPhone X aside, the iPhone 8 is fine for most
- September 21, 2017

One fix would be to prevent the Apple Watch attempting to join Wi-Fi networks unless previously approved on the iPhone , as well as those requiring an additional tick box click to get online. Calls use the watch's speaker and microphone, or wireless earphones. "It's really nice to know you can be reached if needed while staying in the moment". (more...)
Tata Motors launches compact SUV Nexon at Rs 5.87 lakh Tata Motors launches compact SUV Nexon at Rs 5.87 lakh
- September 21, 2017

Mumbai: Homegrown auto maker Tata Motors today launched its first compact SUV Nexon with a price tag starting from Rs 5.87 lakh for petrol and Rs 6.87 lakh for the diesel variant . Inside the vehicle, the Tata Nexon comes fitted with a 6.5 inch touch screen infotainment panel by Harman which runs Android Auto, but only in the XZ+ variant. (more...)
Waymo Seeks $2.6 Billion From Uber Over a Single Secret Waymo Seeks $2.6 Billion From Uber Over a Single Secret
- September 21, 2017

The figure was revealed by an attorney for Uber during a court hearing today, according to Reuters . Waymo's allegations have already prompted Uber to fire Mr. But the Google parent company did say the evidence is substantial enough that it can not commit to limiting its claims of trade secret theft to nine instances, as the court initially prescribed. (more...)
Equifax CIO, CSO retiring 'effective immediately' Equifax CIO, CSO retiring 'effective immediately'
- September 21, 2017

On August 2, the company tapped Mandiant, an independent cybersecurity firm, to provide a comprehensive assessment of the impact of the breach. The compromise of 143 million individual accounts reported by Equifax on September 7 that included names, birthdates and credit card numbers, may be one of the most damaging breaches disclosed to date. (more...)
Your Credit Cards May Also Have Been Compromised in the Equifax Hack Your Credit Cards May Also Have Been Compromised in the Equifax Hack
- September 21, 2017

The breach involved TALX , which is Equifax's human resources and payroll service. In early March, Equifax began notifying individuals whose employers use TALX for payroll services that it had detected unauthorized access to its web-based portal. (more...)
IOS 11's Control Center buttons don't fully turn off Bluetooth or WiFi IOS 11's Control Center buttons don't fully turn off Bluetooth or WiFi
- September 21, 2017

While this might be considered a nifty feature by most, in absence of information that the Control Center never really shuts off Bluetooth and WiFi radios for good, users will have been tricked into believing that they're in complete control of these features. (more...)
Apple Posts Ads for the New App Store Apple Posts Ads for the New App Store
- September 21, 2017

This is because smaller apps are likely to be on 32-bit technology, while iOS 11 will use fancy new 64-bit processors to make everything more streamlined. With IKEA's new AR app, you don't have to wonder any more. "The message was rejected by the server", Apple said in a statement . On the #newAppStore: Stories about the apps you need to have in your life right now. (more...)
Tim Cook on iPhone X: $999 is a 'value price' Tim Cook on iPhone X: $999 is a 'value price'
- September 21, 2017

She noted setting the iPhone 8 down for wireless charging was cumbersome, as the handset wouldn't connect unless perfectly centered on the charging pad. There are some things both phones have though, such as True Tone, which automatically adjusts the white balance of the display based on your surroundings. (more...)
Equifax breach leads to CIO and CSO out Equifax breach leads to CIO and CSO out
- September 21, 2017

Equifax confirmed it suffered an "incident" in March that prompted it hire cybersecurity firm Mandiant, a specialist in resolving data breaches. The company said it is taking short-term remediation steps to improve security but also wants to make long-term improvements. (more...)
DOJ Opens Criminal Probe into Equifax Execs, Report Says DOJ Opens Criminal Probe into Equifax Execs, Report Says
- September 21, 2017

Equifax appears to be referring to unauthorized access to data held by TALX , pronounced "talks", which is its payroll, HR and tax services subsidiary, and formally known as Equifax Workforce Solutions. "Our focus now is on providing impacted consumers with the support they need", Nelson said in a release. If a class-action lawsuit is approved, it would be one of the largest class-action suits, by number of affected customers, in history. (more...)
Apple admits to Apple Watch LTE problems just before it ships Apple admits to Apple Watch LTE problems just before it ships
- September 21, 2017

In a review of the Apple Watch Series 3 with cellular , which promises the ability to connect to LTE networks independently from a user's iPhone, The Verge's Lauren Goode wrote that the device repeatedly struggled to join a cellular network and would instead remain hung up on "random" WiFi signals. (more...)