• KFC teams up with Huawei to release limited edition smartphone
KFC teams up with Huawei to release limited edition smartphone

Fried chicken and merchandise-it might not make a lot of sense to you, but Kentucky Fried Chicken is doubling down on its new, limited edition apparel and goods. Huawei was also founded in China 30 years ago, so 2017 is a notable year for both companies. " KFC and Colonel Sanders have been American pop culture icons for more than 70 year...

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  • Apple Offers Free Beats in Back to School Promotion
Apple Offers Free Beats in Back to School Promotion

The Back to School deal is only available to students enrolled in college; verification is required at checkout. For the iPad promotion, Apple is taking $US20 off the regular price tag on top of the free headphones. The Apple Music monthly subscription is being taken down to $5 a month, too. Higher Education - Faculty and staff of Higher Educat...

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  • Niantic Finally Mentioned Legendary Pokemon In New Pokemon Go Ad
Niantic Finally Mentioned Legendary Pokemon In New Pokemon Go Ad

Shortly before the Raid Battles rolled out, Niantic announced that it would be holding a real world event called Pokemom Go Fest in Chicago on Saturday, July 22nd, where attendees will see increased Pokemon spawns and special PokeStops. Later this month, Niantic will host the first official live event for the game, Pokemon Go Fest Chicago. Th...

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  • The Switch is getting its first streaming app tomorrow
The Switch is getting its first streaming app tomorrow

For those unfamiliar, basically Niconico is a video streaming website similar to YouTube, although the downside is that for now, the app will be limited to the Japanese market. At the moment, all the Switch does is play games. "It doesn't mean that it's not going to come later on, but it likely won't be there at launch". Niconico will be available ...

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  • Sudan regrets United States decision to extend sanctions but still hopeful
Sudan regrets United States decision to extend sanctions but still hopeful

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has halted until October 12 the work of a committee formed with the United States to negotiate relief from US sanctions, the Sudanese state news agency SUNA said on Wednesday. At least 300 000 people have been killed and 2.5 million displaced since fighting erupted in the western region in 2003, the United Nations ...

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  • Apple to build first China data centre to comply with law
Apple to build first China data centre to comply with law

In a statement to the publication, Apple said the office in Chinese territories will allow them to enhance the speed and reliability of their products and services "while also complying with newly passed regulations ". The move to set up a data centre in mainland china came following a change in law about how data is stored in China. Forcing compa...

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  • Reliance Jio updates 4G plans with more data and validity
Reliance Jio updates 4G plans with more data and validity

Once users exhaust their daily quota, the speed gets knocked down to 128Kbps. The Rs. 309 and Rs. 509 prepaid Jio plans still remain, while two other plans have been added into the mix. Launching a data plan which offers 1GB VoLTE data for as low as Rs. 51 Reliance Jio has shaken the whole telecom sector. This has been raised to Rs 399 for ...

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  • 76ers Ben Simmons says he is a starting National Basketball Association point guard
76ers Ben Simmons says he is a starting National Basketball Association point guard

The rookie is a capable scorer who can play off the ball and ostensibly is a strong fit alongside Simmons for that reason, which likely played a major factor in the team's decision to trade up to the top overall pick to draft him in June. The Sixers believe Fultz, a solid shooter and another point guard, is the flawless backcourt complement to Si...

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  • Gigabyte launches range of Intel Xeon Scalable rack servers
Gigabyte launches range of Intel Xeon Scalable rack servers

The company has already shipped limited batches to custoemrs to test and the processors are now generally available. 'These servers will address the increasingly complex and varied needs of the data centre, enabling customers to deliver next-generation business and consumer experience through unparalleled performance, security and agility, ' he...

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  • Google's People + AI Research Initiative Sets Out to Solve Artificial Stupidity
Google's People + AI Research Initiative Sets Out to Solve Artificial Stupidity

One thing they hope to do is create a toolkit of techniques and ideas about how to design AI systems less prone to disappointing or surprising us humans. The past few years have seen rapid advances in machine learning, with dramatic improvements in technical performance-from more accurate speech recognition, to better image search, to improved tran...

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  • Windows 8.1 Phones Officially Put to Rest
Windows 8.1 Phones Officially Put to Rest

Windows Phone 8.1, which received its last update in 2015, was seen as an attempt to fix those issues and broaden the user base. Only time will tell if Windows 10 Mobile will follow the same path as Windows Phone or will it receive some much-needed attention from Microsoft .

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  • Needle Tilting Mid-Session For Burberry Group PLC (BURBY)
Needle Tilting Mid-Session For Burberry Group PLC (BURBY)

The company has market cap of 1.21 billion GBP. The Reservoir Description segment encompasses the characterization of petroleum reservoir rock, fluid and gas samples. The company has market cap of 1.84 billion GBP. The Intelligent Solutions offers enterprise workflow for case and complaints management, credit services, on-boarding new clients and s...

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  • Dell's latest laptop is the world's first that can charge wirelessly
Dell's latest laptop is the world's first that can charge wirelessly

Dell is unveiling more details on a new lineup of Latitude 2-in-1s created to give businesses a "PC first, tablet second" mobile device experience without compromising on design, performance or security. Which of course isn't magic and needs a wire to connect to an electricity outlet. If you aren't interested in wireless charging then Dell offers...

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  • Camera manufacturer RED announces a
Camera manufacturer RED announces a "holographic" smartphone

What the company called "nanotechnology" will allow the smartphone to seamlessly switch between traditional 2D content, holographic multiview content, 3D content and games, which can be viewed in both landscape and portrait modes. Red is charging $1,195 for the "Aluminum" model and $1,595 for the "Titanium" version, which is way too expensiv...

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  • Amazon ready to deliver groceries in India
Amazon ready to deliver groceries in India

An Amazon spokesman wasn't immediately available for comment. The company, already the number two player in India's fast-growing e-commerce market, planned to open brick-and-mortar outlets apart from an online portal. Amazon is in talks to buy BigBasket, a Bloomberg report said last month, citing unidentified sources. Meanwhile, Amazon Prim...

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  • The Escapists 2 is breaking out on August 22nd
The Escapists 2 is breaking out on August 22nd

Those who pre-order will get access to an additional prison, The Glorious Regime! This time around, players will have the opportunity to test their wits against 10 unique prisons from Fort Tundra to a train speeding through a desert. Back in late February, Nintendo announced during their Nindies Showcase that The Escapists 2 would be getting a re...

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  • 2019 could be the year Silverstone hosts its final British Grand Prix
2019 could be the year Silverstone hosts its final British Grand Prix

After months of deliberation, the BRDC felt that it could not afford to keep the race going because it was certain to lose money in the future. In Austria last week, Zak Brown , McLaren's executive director, implored Liberty to buy Silverstone to safeguard the future of the grand prix.

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  • Microsoft to expand white spaces wireless internet in Rural Broadband initiative
Microsoft to expand white spaces wireless internet in Rural Broadband initiative

It plans to launch at least 12 projects across 12 states within the next 12 months, and has partnerships with telecom companies including CenturyLink Inc in Washington state, and hopes for more partners, Smith said. Instead, Microsoft will supply the upfront capital required to expand broadband coverage, and then recoup that cost by sharing in the ...

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  • Massive Chain Saves Family From Drowning at Florida Beach
Massive Chain Saves Family From Drowning at Florida Beach

Monroe and her wife Tabatha were visiting the beach from Lagrange, Georgia. One by one, the drowning family members were pulled to the shore by the people in the human chain . Simmons , her husband, and some other men towed the distressed swimmers to the human chain , who then pulled all of them back to the shore. Jessica Simmons got on her b...

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  • Radiohead planning
Radiohead planning "little tour" for 2018, will focus on solo projects

Before performing the song "Myxomatosis", Thom Yorke saw Palestinian flags and a sign reading " Radiohead: #canceltelaviv ", and reportedly exclaimed, "Some f***ing people!" "We'd like to ask you to think again - because by playing in Israel you'll be playing in a state where, United Nations rapporteurs say, 'a system of apartheid has been im...

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  • Apple iPhone 8 Will Be Like Buying A auto
Apple iPhone 8 Will Be Like Buying A auto

According to Twitter user ATP Tipster, an Apple Global Security investigator, the inductive charging or more commonly known as the wireless charging feature of iPhone 8 will be sold separately. Apple will announce new iPhone devices in September, and according to many sources, we should expect three new devices - two upgrades to the iPh...

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  • Iraq declares 'total victory' in Mosul
Iraq declares 'total victory' in Mosul

Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi (C) waves an Iraqi flag in declaring Mosul's liberation from Islamic State control as he appears with troops in the city. Mosul's historic Old City has been almost reduced to rubble, including the ruins of the Al-Nuri Mosque blown up by the Islamic State last month. The coalition said it would continue to assist I...

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  • Apple to build second renewables-powered data centre in Denmark
Apple to build second renewables-powered data centre in Denmark

They turned away from the use of coal to power up the majority of their data center, thus looking to use renewable energy instead; by 2014, they announced that a total of 100% of its data centers and 94% of their corporate facilities are fully powered by renewable energy.

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  • Audi A8 new generation
Audi A8 new generation

Time for an upgrade, then. This fourth-generation A8 is marginally longer and taller than the auto it replaces, with more space between its front and rear axles. What equipment does the Audi A8 come with? The new Audi A8 is going to get new cameras which will improve the safety of the auto. As well as the Virtual Cockpit digital instrument d...

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  • Steam bans 40000 users just after the Summer Sale ended
Steam bans 40000 users just after the Summer Sale ended

The massive number of bans suggests the VAC system is getting better at cracking down on cheaters. Easily topping the previous record of 15,227 (according to Steam Database ) from October 2016. When it comes to Valve, the Steam bans often happen as a result of cheating on some of the most popular games on the platform. As per vac-ban.com, the tota...

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  • Amazon Prime Day is almost here, and it's going to be crazy
Amazon Prime Day is almost here, and it's going to be crazy

Grab the Amazon Echo at its lowest price ever before it sells out . Mentioned here are some of the hottest deals you can look forward to. "I think there's a place for people shopping for commodities, but if you need something that's a little more technical, and you're going to need help installing it, it makes sense buying it from ...

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  • Game gifting - Xbox One store bringing in the much anticipated feature
Game gifting - Xbox One store bringing in the much anticipated feature

If you enjoy playing shooter or racing video games , you can opt for the Xbox One S (500GB) with either Battlefield 1 or Forza Horizon 3 for $279. Xbox One users have called for a game gift feature for years now, and on the Xbox "request a feature" page, gifting has nearly 5000 votes, making it the system's fourth most requested feature.

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  • The World Is on the Brink of an Electric Car Revolution
The World Is on the Brink of an Electric Car Revolution

The global demand for EVs has surged, driven in part by China's Prime Minister Xi Jinping's call for a strategic initiative to drive up the production and adoption of hybrids and electric vehicles . A recent Climate Central analysis looked at all 50 states and found that the energy mix was clean enough in 37 of them to ensure electric cars are m...

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  • The hateful tweet! Twitter adds new filters to tackle trolls
The hateful tweet! Twitter adds new filters to tackle trolls

These filters join ones that Twitter already rolled out in March , which let you mute users who you don't follow, those who had a default profile photo , or those who hadn't confirmed their email or phone number with the social network.

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  • 500 police hurt in G20 clashes
500 police hurt in G20 clashes

It is no coincidence that the symbol of the St Pauli district, where numerous last few days' clashes between protesters and police took place, is a skull-and-crossbones flag, or that the local football club refers to its team as "the buccaneers of the league".

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