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Author: 0 European Union judge: Uber is in the business of transportation, not information

While the opinion is non-binding, the judges usually follow such advice. Ruling that Uber is a transport service is likely to affect its operations in Estonia, Poland, Czech Republic, and Finland. Uber now operates in just under 600 cities around the world, although it withdrew from #China past year in the face of stiff local competition from Didi, which then acquired its assets.

Technology Google adopts new and updated Play Store Icon
Author: 0 Google adopts new and updated Play Store Icon

While Android O is expected to be officially unveiled at the Google I/O conference, held at the Shoreline Ampitheatre in Mountain View, California, May 17 to19, 2017, many of its new features have already been seen in the version now being tested by developers.

Technology Isuzu launches mu-X priced up to Rs 25.99 lakh
Author: 0 Isuzu launches mu-X priced up to Rs 25.99 lakh

The SUV will go up against the Toyota Fortuner, Ford Endeavour and Chevrolet Trailblazer. In terms of safety, the MU-X features dual-airbags, rear parking camera, impact-sensing automatic door unlock with airbag release, front seatbelts with pretensioners and load limiters and three ISOFIX child seat anchorages in the second row.

Author: 0 Minecraft makes the Switch to Nintendo's latest console

With a fully charged battery you can feel undisturbed for hours. In addition, a Joy-Con grip is provided to create a bigger, more traditional controller. The Nintendo Switch edition of Minecraft is a $29.99 purchase and you can get it here . If you'd rather play together from one console, there's a split-screen mode for up to four players when the Switch is connected to a TV.

Technology Apple to spend $200 million supporting Corning plant in Ky
Author: 0 Apple to spend $200 million supporting Corning plant in Ky

Apple and Corning have had a business relationship since the iPhone was first released, and Apple has furthered this relationship by giving Corning this injection of capital to further its R&D budget, assisting with the capital necessary to support continued innovation Apple has sought from Corning over time.

Technology South Korean Rapper Psy Releases New Album, Two Singles
Author: 0 South Korean Rapper Psy Releases New Album, Two Singles

True to PSY's style, the two music videos feature, number of stars, eccentric backdrops, and high energy music. There's also a notable cameo by another YouTube breakout viral phenomenon - Japanese comedian Piko Taro, who had his own social media hit with PPAP (Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen) past year.

Author: 0 It's Rosie O'Donnell vs. Donald Trump, James Comey edition

That's far different that the White House's initial account in the hours after Comey's firing. The investigation has shadowed Trump from the outset of his presidency, though he's denied any ties to Russian Federation or knowledge of campaign coordination with Moscow.

Technology Keylogger Found In Some HP Audio Drivers
Author: 0 Keylogger Found In Some HP Audio Drivers

That seemed innocent enough but, on further examination, Modzero found that the audio driver package -developed and digitally signed by the audio chip manufacturer Conexant - has been poorly implemented, turning the driver "effectively into keylogging spyware".

Technology TSMC lands chip orders for 12nm process
Author: 0 TSMC lands chip orders for 12nm process

The chips that will power Apple's next flagship smartphone have entered production, according to a new report . Apple's new iPhones are expected to be announced later this year, but there are some rumors that the iPhone 8 could be delayed, although that remains to be seen.

Author: 0 Visual Studio 2017 for Mac is now generally available

If you've been taking part in the Visual Studio 2017 for Mac public preview, you should be able to upgrade to the general release. The new Visual Studio Snapshot Debugger, for example, gives developers insight into cloud production code behavior at the time of an exception, without writing extensive logging statements or exception handling code.

Author: 0 Windows 10 S is Microsoft's Chrome OS Competitor

Microsoft's CEO is hinting towards the launch of a new device that will create a new category. The Surface Laptop has a 13.5-inch touchscreen display that is claimed to be slimmest LCD display to be present in the Laptop fraternity. The Surface Laptop is cased in 4 colors of aluminum and has a fabric covered work surface. In a blog post announcing the Surface Laptop , though, Microsoft urged people to stick with 10 S.

Technology Reliance Jio to offer free 100 GB data
Author: 0 Reliance Jio to offer free 100 GB data

The trial run of the reliance jio broadband has been successfully carried out in the cities like Delhi, Mumbai , Chennai, Hyderabad and Jamnagar (Gujarat). And the price of the plans of Reliance Jio Fibre has been kept very much pocket-friendly. The Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) service was first mentioned by chairman Mukesh Ambani during the launch of Jio September 2016.

Technology HTC Teases
Author: 0 HTC Teases "360 Real-Life Recording" on U 11

According to a tweet on HTC USA's Twitter account , the HTC U 11 will come with "360 real-life recording". The teaser which has been released by the Taiwan-based leading smartphone developer comes with the caption "360 real-life recording".

Author: 0 South Korea's Moon urges talks, sanctions to rein in Pyongyang

Abe and Moon are likely to have discussed working together to address North Korea, which continues to develop nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles in defiance of United Nations resolutions. The North has staged two atomic tests and dozens of missile launches since a year ago in its quest to deliver a nuclear warhead to "imperialist enemy", the US.

Author: 0 Whatever you do don't click on this email from Google

However, if you do click on the link, do not give permission when the fake Google Docs app asks for it. Google's counter-measures may curb the phishing attacks but the hackers have had enough time already to gather millions of email addresses through victims' contact list.

Technology Samsung rolls out Fix for Galaxy S8 Red Tint Display Issue
Author: 0 Samsung rolls out Fix for Galaxy S8 Red Tint Display Issue

The battery of the refurbished Galaxy Note 7 will be smaller, going down from 3,500 mAh to 3,200 mAh. The launch of the new flagship is set for the second half of the year, and the company seems to have enough time in hand to make sure the new flagship stands out in terms of performance, specs and well , safety.

Author: 0 Windows 10 OneDrive is finally getting the feature you want

Microsoft's upcoming design language for Windows 10 has been getting all kinds of love and hate with some comparing it with Metro and others thinking it's the flawless mix of Material Design, Metro and Aero, giving us one of the best modern designs.

Technology Everything you need to know about the Galaxy S8's camera
Author: 0 Everything you need to know about the Galaxy S8's camera

In a nutshell, s8 and s8+ are great phones overall the only downside in our opinion is the software updates, you have to be patient enough to wait for the newer versions of android on your Samsung s8 and s8+. While there are supported headphones that you can use via the Lightning Connector, the company also released Airpods designed for wireless audio listening by sold them a separate accessory.

Author: 0 Visual Studio 2017 for Mac Exits Preview [Download]

The highlights of these announcements are the release of Visual Studio for Mac, and quite a few Azure services, which according to Microsoft will make cutting edge technology approachable to all developers. The problem here is that there are many Windows native features that are not available in.NET Core 2.0 and this is making many ASP users unhappy. Much like the usual functionality of the IDE, the Mac version also brings along collaboration tools - for efficient code management via access ...

Author: 0 Microsoft Aims to Create a More Versatile Windows 10

Windows 10 is now on 500 million devices, which is halfway to Microsoft's publicly stated goal of getting Windows 10 on 1 billion devices worldwide. The new design system uses these 5 elements to deliver rich and engaging experiences in Windows 10, and across all of the other Microsoft products. Another feature expands the realm of the virtual clipboard , enabling a copy and paste function from Windows to a smartphone and back again.

Author: 0 Windows 10 Is Running on 500 Million Devices

In IDC's 2017 U.S. Consumer PCD Survey, fielded over the previous two months, detachable owners held slightly more favourable attitudes towards their detachables than convertible owners did for their convertibles. Microsoft will try to make Windows 10 more versatile with a wave of new features for creating memories, exploring virtual scenery and hopscotching from personal computers to mobile devices.

Author: 0 Microsoft Promises a faster, more fluid Edge experience

If you use an iPhone and also Windows, or a Mac and also Android, none of the Handoff or Continuity features are available. It seems to borrow a little from Snapchat's augmented reality effects. Microsoft's next major Windows update will be coming later this year. The company has already begun converting its some apps to fluent design. Also included in the update is Windows Timeline , which will let users quickly locate documents and projects they were working on across different ...

Author: 0 After Harman Kardon, HP signs on to launch Cortana-enabled devices, too

With help of the Harman Kardon Invoke speaker, announced a few weeks ago, Cortana can assist users hands-free while seamlessly interacting within your device network. You can view more skills and try them out for yourself here. For more information on the new Microsoft Cortana Skills Kit jump over to the official Microsoft website for details by following the link below.

Author: 0 Microsoft unveiled the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Microsoft has defined the Microsoft Graph as "an intelligent fabric that helps connect dots between people, conversations, projects, and content within the Microsoft cloud". This new love of devices that don't run Windows is a little odd coming from Microsoft , but it fits into the message that CEO Satya Nadella has constantly pushed; Microsoft is interested in the person behind the screen, not just what software they're using.

Author: 0 Snapchat shares plunge after $US2.2 billion loss on $US149m revenue

Shares dropped 22 percent, which marked its lowest point since its public offering in March. The company said it brought in $149.6 million, a 300 percent increase from a year ago, but well short of Wall Street's $ 158 million estimates . Meanwhile, Facebook itself boasts more than 1.9 billion monthly users. Also, according to Snap's earning presentation, the company has seen 3 billion plus snaps taken every day during the first quarter (Q1).

Author: 0 Redmond Software Maker Could Soon Rebrand "Windows Store" as "Microsoft Store"

More expensive configurations incorporate the latest Intel Core i7 processor, run on the 16GB worth of RAM and offer internal storage that can be as high as a terabyte. Today we are delivering an accessible streamlined platform, readily available to all classrooms so teachers spend less time focused on technology and more time doing what they love doing: "inspiring students".

Technology Top 5 things announced at Microsoft Build 2017
Author: 0 Top 5 things announced at Microsoft Build 2017

It's even adding a cloud clipboard that will sync across Windows, iOS, and Android, so you can copy from a PC and paste it on a phone. Microsoft's aim on Wednesday was on businesses and software developers, whether they be students building mobile games or professional technology teams.

Author: 0 Cook remains optimistic on China despite Q2 revenue decline

The company reported $52.9 billion in revenue, slightly below analyst estimates. Although it's obviously of some comfort that Apple's iPhone revenue grew, however modestly, rather than shrank, these results seem to reflect the relative lack of excitement for Apple's iPhone 7 generation of devices.

Author: 0 Microsoft's new Laptop and OS will compete with Apple, Chromebooks

Microsoft's Surface Laptop runs a student-focused version of Windows 10, but if you buy before December 31, you can upgrade to Windows 10 Pro for free. Now, one of the most interesting features is the Alcantara®-covered keyboard and soft palm rest which is ideal for the long hours of writing and writing.

Technology 'The Sims Mobile' Has Been Announced
Author: 0 'The Sims Mobile' Has Been Announced

Players will be able to create their Sim , customize their looks, build them homes, cajole them into interacting with other players and ultimately achieve their digital dreams. You can already see it, right? EA has officially announces The Sims Mobile . Players will be able to make friends in the game from their real life.

Technology Microsoft quickly fixes 'crazy bad' Windows bug
Author: 0 Microsoft quickly fixes 'crazy bad' Windows bug

If an attacker were able to successfully exploit the vulnerability, they could execute arbitrary code in the security context of the LocalSystem account and take control of the system. Addressed issues with Arc Touch mouse Bluetooth connectivity . "Anything less would smack of negligence". Microsoft has launched a new OS last week in its May 2 event in NY.

Technology Netflix now supports Dolby Vision on the LG G6
Author: 0 Netflix now supports Dolby Vision on the LG G6

So if you happen to have a G6, and you're also paying for Netflix's premium package that includes 4K HDR streaming, you can grab the updated application and really test out that screen on your lunch break today. The C-Series is largely the same, offering that same NBP Photon technology alongside Wide Color, Dolby Vision, and a 4K Ultra HD resolution. The LG Dolby Vision support on the G6 is not the reason that the company enabled the feature on the phone.

Technology Absolver Fights Onto PS4 And PC On 29th August
Author: 0 Absolver Fights Onto PS4 And PC On 29th August

The PvE and mentor modes sound awesome, but they might be detrimental to inexperienced players, or those who simply progress more slowly than others. From its pitch alone , Absolver is a game worth keeping an eye on, putting you in the role of a Prospect who's trying to join the ranks of the Absolvers who fight to keep the world in balance.

Technology Morrowind Is Arriving Two Weeks Early
Author: 0 Morrowind Is Arriving Two Weeks Early

Think of these Morrowind Great Houses like the GoT Great Houses, but without the backstabbing and betrayal. "Lies, deceits, and treachery..." There are people who are wrong and think Skyrim is the greatest, there are people who think Oblivion is the best and are also wrong, and there are those who have truly delved into the depths of The Elder Scrolls series and know that Morrowind is the pinnacle of adventuring within the series.

Technology Microsoft's new tools help devs manage cloud deployments on the go
Author: 0 Microsoft's new tools help devs manage cloud deployments on the go

It was announced last week that Spotify will also make its way to the Windows 10 store. Fall Creators Update leverages both the new Fluent Design System and the intelligence of the Microsoft Graph, Myerson said , adding that with timeline in Windows 10 , one can now jump back in time to find what one was working on.

Author: 0 Microsoft HomeHub Looks To Take On Amazon Echo Devices

Prominent Microsoft executives, including Satya Nadella (CEO), Scott Guthrie, EVP of Cloud and Enterprise Group, Harry Shum, EVP of Artificial Intelligence and Research Group; and Terry Myerson, EVP of Windows and Devices Group, will deliver keynote speeches and interact with special software developer invitees to discuss new features of upcoming products such as new versions of Microsoft Office suite, Windows 10 OS updates and more.

Technology Microsoft Unveils New Windows, Mixed-Reality Features
Author: 0 Microsoft Unveils New Windows, Mixed-Reality Features

General availability of Visual Studio 2017 for Mac, which enables developers to work seamlessly across Windows and Mac environments with full support for mobile, web and cloud workloads, and previews of Docker tools, Azure Functions and Xamarin.IoT support.

Technology Google Search gets new
Author: 0 Google Search gets new "Events" feature on iOS devices

The search giant will tap into information contained on sites like Eventbrite and Meet-up to deliver detailed snippets about events in search results . When you find one you like, you can click through to buy tickets from the website directly. In addition Google has provided a new guide for web developers to mark up their events so they can be found in search, including instructions for how to structure details for Google's event format.

Technology Grey Box Offers a Fair Price Compromise for Rime on Switch
Author: 0 Grey Box Offers a Fair Price Compromise for Rime on Switch

The "main" part of E3, which in previous years has been called the "Digital Event" is now called the Nintendo Spotlight . It will showcase gameplay of Switch and 3DS titles. Here are three things that Nintendo needs to do to make its E3 show more exciting. "We have a tremendous relationship with Nintendo and have done for many, many years and are excited by the fact that they have come out very strong and are bringing in a whole new player base into the ecosystem".

Technology NVIDIA's first Volta-powered GPU sits in a $149k supercomputer
Author: 0 NVIDIA's first Volta-powered GPU sits in a $149k supercomputer

On the first day of its annual GTC conference, Nvidia unveiled the Tesla V100 , a new flagship server GPU meant to handle the computing-intensive task of training deep learning algorithms to handle a particular task (for example, translating text or recognizing objects in a photo).

Technology Honor aims for the offline market with the Honor 8 Lite
Author: 0 Honor aims for the offline market with the Honor 8 Lite

It will be available in two colour variants -Premium black and blue. As per our source, the Honor 8 Lite will be available in the Indian market from May 1st which is just a couple of weeks away. Rear camera: The phone comes with a 12-megapixel camera on the rear with autofocus and single-LED flash. The Honor 8 Lite is a trim down variant of the Honor 8, it sports a 5.2-inches Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) 2.5D curved glass display and is powered by the Huawei's very own Kirin 655 SoC ...

Author: 0 Samsung Delays English-Speaking Bixby Personal Assistant On Galaxy S8

Sure, the Galaxy S8 will have the Bixby installed but functions will only be limited to Bixby Reminder, Bixby Home, and Bixby Vision. Samsung has confirmed that Bixby Voice, the voice-control feature of it's very own voice-assistant and answer to Google Assistant, Alexa and Siri , will not be ready to launch with the Galaxy S8.

Technology Thornton returns to lineup for Sharks in Game 3 vs. Oilers
Author: 0 Thornton returns to lineup for Sharks in Game 3 vs. Oilers

They can send the series back to Edmonton either tied at 2 or with a 3-1 Oilers lead. San Jose's first and only other power play came almost 17 minutes into the scoreless opening period. "Settle in", said Sharks coach Pete DeBoer. Obviously we want to get that fixed. As we all know: If you don't shoot, you don't score. Defenseman Brent Burns, the Sharks' points leader this season with 76, finished with three shots .