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Oculus VR Founder Palmer Luckey Leaves Facebook

Palmer Luckey, one of the biggest forces behind the Oculus Rift headset and co-founder of the Facebook-owned Oculus , is leaving the company, according to a report from UploadVR . That spurred Facebook's purchase of Oculus for almost $3 billion i...

Xbox One update for March introduces the Beam livestreaming service

If you do not have a custom background set, you'll see that the updated Home also spotlights the game you're now playing by featuring hero art as your Xbox background. "We're excited to announce that we are shipping new features to the broader Xbox...

Ford Recalls Heavy Duty Trucks and Smaller Crossovers and Vans

So far, Ford is aware of 29 reports of engine fires. In North America, the engine fire recall includes the 2014 Escape SUV, the 2014 and 2015 compact Fiesta ST, the 2013 and 2014 Fusion midsize auto, and the 2013 through 2015 Transit Connection s...

Truecaller 8 now gives more control to your mobile calling

Truecaller entered into a partnership with Airtel to launch " Airtel Truecaller ID ", a feature that brings caller ID functions on a feature phone. Audio Calls haven't made it to our devices as yet, but should work similarly to video calls, though ...

Half of Android devices are still not getting security patches

What are the best new features in Android O? The developer preview is available to download and install, but you need to have a Nexus or Pixel phone for that. The mode will let users handle multi-tasking with one window inside the other. Still, t...

New Star Wars Episode 8, Han Solo Movie Details

Star Wars: The Last Jedi won't be altered in wake of Carrie Fisher's death, film bosses have confirmed. "We're not changing "eight" to deal with her passing", he told a University of Southern California conference. Well, Lord and Miller have ce...

Ad Industry, Broadband Carriers Cheer Senate Vote To Scrap Privacy Rules

The resolution would also prevent the FCC from trying to protect consumers and their data ever again, assuming it passes. "Advertisers and marketers are lining up to get access to all the information that's now available about us", said Jeff Ch...

Ebay to start guaranteed three-day delivery on 20 million items

According to eBay , if a guaranteed item arrives late, the buyer can have the shipping cost refunded. The Delivery Guarantee program just ensures that your products arrive in three days or less. Brett Thome, vice-president of business development ...

Royal Jordanian Airlines reportedly bans all electronic devices from carry-on luggage

The statement said that "following instructions from the concerned USA departments", the airline would be banning any electronic device in flight cabins except for "cellular telephones and medical devices". No American carriers are impacted by the ...

Google and Facebook in European Cross Hairs Over Hate Speech

It has provoked debate in the industry and earlier today the Guardian took the dramatic step of canceling all ads on Google and YouTube in protest following further revelations from the Times . "Google, Facebook and others are media companies an...

Google Guetzli compression algorithm squeezes more out of JPEGs

The new encoder is called Guetzli - Swiss German for " cookie ", apparently - and according to Google, it can create "high quality JPEG images with file sizes 35 percent smaller than now available methods". It would be interesting to see if Guetzl...

Honda WR-V launched in India at Rs 7.75 lakh

The WR-V is priced at Rs 7.75 lakh to Rs 9.99 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) and comes with a 1.2-litre petrol and 1.3-litre diesel engine. Motivation for this pint-sized crossover comes from the same engine options as the Jazz - a 1.2-litre i-VTEC petrol ...

Two men attack commuters with axe at Dusseldorf rail station

Counter-terrorism police were reportedly dispatched to the scene and were able to arrest two people. Earlier this evening a terrified passenger claimed on Twitter that a "crazy man" attacked people in the station. Bruno Macedo tweeted: "Man with ...

Nintendo advises consumers against using Switch Joy-Cons near aquariums

More generally, it's also a good idea to minimize the distance between you and your Switch. The touchscreen allows you to quickly change your profile name and type friend codes. Still, GI.biz reports that most major retailers were very pleased w...

China reins in defence spending as Donald Trump boosts military budget

While China will increase spending by $9.7, a total that has reached a record of $145 billion in their country for the first time. The announcement comes just days after President Donald Trump announced a 10 percent splurge in United States defence...

GST rollout likely by July 1, says Jaitley

Meanwhile, talking about passing the Bill in Parliament, Jaitley said, "C-GST, I-GST and UT-GST law will be taken to Parliament in the second half of Budget Session beginning March 9". There won't be a higher rate of taxation. Further, the 4-slab r...

Analyst Research and Recommendations: Office Depot, Inc. (ODP), Cemtrex, Inc. (CETX)

The stock has a market capitalization of $2.35 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 7.89 and a beta of 3.26. Sales at Lowe's stores open more than 13 months rose 5.1 percent in the fourth quarter ended February 3, above the average estimate of a ris...

New Spotify HiFi In The Works, Will Cost Up To $10 More

Spotify is preparing to launch a lossless audio version of its streaming service, according to multiple sources. It remains to be seen how much Spotify will actually charge when Hi-Fi does launch, but it's clear that the Swedish firm is throwing the ...

Georges St. Pierre gets opponent for UFC return

But after almost four years off, White admitted he didn't even think St-Pierre would be back in the Octagon at all. Bisping, who is now recovering from an injury, defended his belt in 2016 vs. St-Pierre hinted last summer that he was preparing for a ...

Berkshire Hathaway Q4 Profit Up 15%

Yet Buffett said most stock investors are better off with low-priced index funds than paying higher fees to managers who often underperform. After struggling for many years following the September 11, 2001, attacks on the World Trade Center, airlin...

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Clemson, Oklahoma, Georgia and Alabama will vie for national championship

The debate heading into Sunday's announcement regards whether Ohio State or Alabama should make the playoff. "We had a tough loss - two losses, but I think that was the toughest ...

Microsoft's Redesigned Headquarters Will Have Some Cool Stuff

Microsoft now employs 47,000 at its Redmond headquarters . The five-to seven-year plan will knock down 12 low-rise buildings at the heart of the company's original headquarter...

BMW i8 Roadster Drops in LA

Standard features on both the coupe and roadster include a fast charging cable, the Professional satellite navigation system, the company's latest tile-based iDrive infotainment sy...

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ Could Make An Appearance Early 2018

Samsung today released the Galaxy S8 Android 8.0 Oreo beta 3. Another revision that the S9 series will flaunt is the repositioning of the fingerprint scanner. That feature is ...

Tencent the first Chinese company worth over $500 billion

Tencent's market cap has furthermore than tripled ever since March 2014 when it attained $150 billion, exceeding Intel in the course. " Hong Kong valuations are still attract...

IPhone X Suffering From Cold Weather Screen Freezing, Apple Software Fix Inbound

Some iPhone X owners have been reporting this problem on the iPhone subreddit over the last day or so. The post adds further, "literally takes 2 seconds from going inside to th...

Google Assistant Can Now Identify Songs And Provide Listeners With Track Info

If you haven't ordered the Pixel Buds and think you might want to, you can head over the Google Store and pick them up for $159. The right earbud not only awakens Google Assi...

Google readying Android app to manage storage, share files without internet

For those of you with 128GB phones, this may not be something you care about, but if you have a phone like the Moto X4 pictured above, this is exactly the type of app that could co...

Bezel-less iPad Pro renders envision what Apple could launch next year

The new iPad, however, is not likely to use an OLED display like the iPhone X , and will instead stick with a traditional LCD screen. Though it supposedly won't feature an OLED ...

Supreme Court refuses to hear Samsung appeal on Apple patent infringements

We're guessing that every court decision made in the future, as evidenced by history, will be appealed, so don't expect Apple vs. Samsung to settle down anytime soon. The company's...

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Koenigsegg sets new highest speed world record for production vehicle in US

Koenigsegg sets new highest speed world record for production vehicle in US

That in itself was enough to beat the previous highest recorded top speed of 270.5mph, by a Hennessey Venom GT in 2014 . After making a joke of the Bugatti Chiron's record, Koen...

'StarCraft II' Partially Going Free-To-Play Later This Month

Those whowish to experience later chapters in the StarCraft II story can purchase the additional single-player campaigns, Heart of the Swarm, Legacy of the Void , and Nova Cove...

Horizon Zero Dawn's Aloy Comes to Monster Hunter World in New Trailer

Players can also dress up in the game to look like Horizon: Zero Dawn protagonist Aloy as apart of a collaborative effort. Equipping the full armor set will make your character l...

Is Microsoft working on a new 'foldable' tablet?

For now, the gadget is being called the Andromeda , but the name is still expected to be replaced as the device is reportedly in prototype stage. Windows Central reports that th...

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti specs, release date, price

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti specs, release date, price

Another difference is that the GTX 1070 Ti (and 1070) uses standard GDDR5 running at 8Gbps, while GTX 1080 cards use GDDR5X-the initial cards ran the memory at 10Gbps, and later ...