WASHINGTONNEWSTIMES.COM: The Worldwide Leader in News 2019-07-12 00:45

RIP Backgammon — Microsoft to shutter its Internet Games service by next year

Pour one out for another gaming legend we’re losing. Microsoft revealed last week it’s no longer supporting its suite of Internet Games that have been a staple of Windows for 19 years. Games...

RIP Backgammon — Microsoft to shutter its Internet Games service by next year

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Microsoft is shutting down its internet board and card games Microsoft has already given users of older Windows versions some not-so-subtle hints that it's time to move on. Now, it's giving them more of a push by removing things dear to their hearts: their board and card games. The software giant i...
2019-07-15 00:30

JPMorgan to shutter its smartphone bank account a year after nationwide launch JPMorgan Chase & Co said on Thursday it is closing down its smartphone bank account called "Finn", which was aimed at young adults, a year after its nationwide launch....
2019-06-06 18:30

Microsoft wants to start marketing Microsoft 365 as a single product in its new fiscal year Microsoft is stepping up its efforts to market Microsoft 365 -- its subscription bundle of Windows 10, Office 365 and Enterprise Mobility + Security -- in a more integrated way. And it's reorganizing internally to try to do so....
2019-07-02 23:30

On #WorldEmojiDay, Guessing Games Take Over The Internet A number of guessing games have taken over Twitter and Facebook on World Emoji Day 2019, as various brands and companies try to engage their followers with emoji-themed posts....
2019-07-17 12:15

Microsoft starts testing Internet Explorer mode for Edge Microsoft's ever-expanding tests for its Chromium-based Edge browser have reached the corporate crowd. The software firm has started enabling enterprise features in Edge's Dev builds, most notably the vaunted Internet Explorer mode. If a ...
2019-07-17 02:30

SpaceX launches first satellites for Musk's Starlink internet service High-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk's SpaceX company launched a Falcon 9 rocket from Florida on Thursday on a mission to carry the first batch of five dozen small satellites into low-Earth orbit for his new Starlink internet service....
2019-05-24 06:30

Another massive outage takes down many of the internet’s biggest sites and service For the second time in two weeks, a huge chunk of the internet is inaccessible due to a sudden outage. Whereas last week’s outage was traced back to Verizon, this seems to be a Cloudflare issue, as the Cloudflare status page reveals that the co...
2019-07-02 17:15

Microsoft, Facebook to help tame internet ahead of Canada's election, official says Microsoft Corp and Facebook Inc have agreed to help boost the security of Canada's October election by removing fake accounts and cracking down on bots, a top government official said on Monday....
2019-05-28 01:15

Elon Musk's SpaceX Launches Satellites For Starlink Internet Service High-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk's SpaceX company launched a Falcon 9 rocket from Florida on Thursday on a mission to carry the first batch of five dozen small satellites into low-Earth orbit for his......
2019-05-24 06:30

UPDATE 1-SpaceX launches first satellites for Musk's Starlink internet service High-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk's SpaceX company launched a Falcon 9 rocket from Florida on Thursday on a mission to carry the first batch of five dozen small satellites into low-Earth orbit for his new Starlink internet service....
2019-05-24 06:15

Microsoft Xbox previews streaming service Microsoft Xbox is previewing its upcoming game streaming service, codenamed "Project xCloud", at the annual E3 games expo in Los Angeles. The service will go head-to-head with Google's Stadia that's set to debut in November. (June 11) ...
2019-06-12 00:45

UPDATE 2-Microsoft, Facebook to help tame internet ahead of Canada's election, official says Microsoft Corp and Facebook Inc have agreed to help boost the security of Canada's October election by removing fake accounts and cracking down on bots, a top government official said on Monday....
2019-05-28 01:30

Microsoft strikes deal to expand internet access in rural areas of Midwest COLUMBUS, Ohio — Microsoft Corp. and an Ohio-based provider of telecommunications services announced an agreement Tuesday to extend broadband internet access to underserved rural areas of Ohio, Indiana and Illinois over the next three years. The deal...
2019-07-09 14:30

SpaceX kicks off its space-based internet service with 60-satellite Starlink launch As wild as it sounds, the race is on to build a functioning space internet — and SpaceX is taking its biggest step yet with the launch of 60 (!) satellites tomorrow that will form the first wave of its Starlink constellation. It’s a hugely imp...
2019-05-21 15:15

Project xCloud: everything we know about Microsoft's cloud streaming service Last year Microsoft announced it was working on Project xCloud, a new streaming service that aims to let you play big-name games on whichever device you want, whenever you want.Project xCloud aims to leverage Microsoft’s existing data centers ...
2019-06-06 04:15

Microsoft’s game streaming service launches in October, but you’re going to need an Xbox Google a few days ago held its second Stadia press event of the year, revealing price and launch dates for the streaming service it first announced a few months ago. But Google is hardly the only company looking to offer buyers game streaming product...
2019-06-10 16:30

Xbox Game Pass for Steam: Everything you need to know about Microsoft's latest service Today, Microsoft announced several new steps it’s taking to contribute to the thriving PC gaming ecosystem via the successful Xbox Games Pass service. Here's what you need to know....
2019-05-31 00:30

Microsoft's Xbox Game Pass Subscription Service is Coming to PC Microsoft is bringing the Xbox Game Pass subscription service over to the PC ecosystem. Xbox Game Pass for PC will offer access to more than 100 titles on Windows 10 for a monthly fee....
2019-05-31 11:45

Microsoft’s latest security service uses human intelligence, not artificial Enlarge / Microsoft security experts monitoring the world, looking for hackers. (credit: Microsoft) Microsoft has announced two new cloud services to help administrators detect and manage threats to their systems. The first, Azure Sentinel, is very...
2019-05-22 18:30

Microsoft's xCloud game streaming service begins in October Microsoft didn't give us many new details about its Project xCloud game streaming service at E3, but at least we know when it's going to arrive: this October. As you'd expect, the service will let you play Xbox titles across multiple d...
2019-06-10 03:30

Square Enix is considering a subscription service for all its games Square Enix knows you want access to all its games in digital form, especially older ones for early consoles it has yet to re-release. Well, you'll be happy to hear that the developer is doing something about it. Company President and CEO Yosuke...
2019-06-14 09:30

xCloud, Microsoft’s answer to PlayStation Now, can stream 3,500 games While Microsoft’s game-streaming service isn’t ready for primetime yet, it’s further along than anyone thought: Project xCloud, which is currently being beta tested by Microsoft employees, can already stream 3,500 games from the ...
2019-05-25 04:30

Microsoft releases preview of its Desktop Analytics app-compatibility assessment service Microsoft's Desktop Analytics service, now in public preview, is designed to help business users check their app-compatibility levels and mitigate issues involving the latest Windows 10 feature updates....
2019-07-08 22:45

Microsoft is bringing Xbox Game Pass to PC with over 100 games at launch We’re still a couple weeks out from E3 2019, but Microsoft decided not to wait that long to reveal that its Xbox Game Pass subscription service is coming to PC. Although it has the same name as the Xbox One service, Microsoft says that Xbox Gam...
2019-05-30 17:15

Microsoft’s game streaming service will be free to Xbox owners, since it’s not part of xCloud Microsoft is expected to be one of the leading players in the future game streaming wars, but the company didn’t share too many details about its xCloud streaming platform at E3 2019. Instead, Microsoft announced that game streaming would roll ...
2019-06-13 15:30

Halo on Galaxy S10? Microsoft takes on Stadia with its own xCloud game streaming service Google detailed its vision for the future of gaming last week, when it confirmed that its new game streaming service Stadia will be launched in November. A Founder's Edition pack went for pre-order immediately for $130, including a 3-month subscripti...
2019-06-10 13:15

Pokémon Home cloud service connects games across platforms In recent years, Pokémon games have made their way to mobile devices and Nintendo Switch. While that's great in terms of accessibility, The Pokémon Company had to conjure up a new way to make trading and moving monsters between pla...
2019-05-29 06:30

Ubisoft announces all 100+ games coming to its Uplay+ subscription service When it comes to delivering content to consumers, subscription services are the hottest trend. Whether it’s TV shows or live TV packages or video games, there’s a company out there that wants you to pay a monthly fee to access what they h...
2019-07-17 09:30

Microsoft and Sony team up for video games in the cloud, but what's it mean for gamers? Microsoft and Sony battle it out console video game dominance. But they are teaming up to make cloud gaming services as good as video streaming.        ...
2019-05-21 18:30

I Touched the xCloud: An Incredibly Early Look at Microsoft's Vision for the Future of Games While Google has already held two splashy events about Stadia, its big bet on streaming games, Microsoft, has been a little more lowkey about its own streaming game initiative, xCloud. We still don’t know a whole lot about it, but today I got to play...
2019-06-10 02:45

Project Scarlett: Microsoft announces details of new Xbox games console The next-generation Xbox video game console will debut late next year, as announced at Microsoft’s E3 2019 press conference.At a press conference at E3 2019 in LA on Sunday, Microsoft announced the first details of a next-generation Xbox, the follow-...
2019-06-10 03:45

Microsoft delivers public preview of Azure Bastion service for remotely accessing VMs more securely Microsoft's newest Azure service, Bastion, is now in public preview and is meant to bring another level of security to remotely accessing virtual machines....
2019-06-18 23:45

Ubisoft reveals over 100 games for its Uplay+ subscription gaming service for September Ubisoft revealed a list of more than 100 games that will be available on Uplay+, the subscription gaming service that will debut on September 3. Read More...
2019-07-16 18:30

Xbox One Games News: Has unannounced Microsoft exclusive leaked Again ahead of E3 2019? It looks like another Microsoft game could have leaked thanks to a surprising source as we approach the biggest games conference of the year out in LA. Here's what you need to know....
2019-05-28 19:15

Microsoft Ends Xbox Backward Compatibility Efforts With A Final Batch Of Games Some bittersweet news this E3: Microsoft has announced another batch of games from the original Xbox and Xbox 360 that it will bring to the Xbox One via backward compatibility—but it’ll be the final batch....
2019-06-11 02:30

Microsoft launches Service Mesh Interface, Visual Studio Code Kubernetes extension 1.0, and Virtual Kubelet 1.0 Microsoft has launched the Service Mesh Interface (SMI) specification, Helm 3 alpha, Visual Studio Code Kubernetes extension 1.0, and Virtual Kubelet 1.0.Read More...
2019-05-21 19:15

Xbox One E3 leak: Bleeding Edge is Ninja Theory's first Microsoft Games Studio title It was always going to happen: the first big leak from Microsoft's conference has appeared online - here's everything you need to know about Bleeding Edge from Ninja Theory...
2019-06-07 18:30

Average internet speed up one year after net neutrality repeal Nearly a year after the repeal of net neutrality took effect, the average internet speed in the United States for fixed broadband rose 28% and the country is now ranked No. 7 globally....
2019-06-18 23:15

Behind the 12-year-old Wii Sports hoax that briefly fooled the Internet Before his resignation in late 2017, Uber's then-CEO Travis Kalanick faced more than his fair share of scandals. But by far the most (read: least) important of these was Kalanick's oft-repeated claim that, at one point, he "held the world’s second-hi...
2019-07-06 17:30

Alphabet's Loon could provide internet in Kenya this year Alphabet's internet-delivering balloon service, Loon, expects to begin commercial service in Kenya sometime this year. The company just received approval from Kenyan officials to begin flying and testing over the country, and a Loon spokesperson...
2019-07-03 06:30

One Year Later, Did Microsoft (And Friends) Keep Their E3 2018 Promises? E3 2019 is just around the corner, and it’s going to look very different this year without PlayStation. Before we look to the future and are blinded by the razzle-dazzle of trailers and announcements at this year’s event, we need to address what happ...
2019-06-03 20:15

Microsoft unveils new Xbox console to be released next year The device will be four times more powerful than the Xbox One X console and be powered by an Advanced Micro Devices chip, the company said during its Xbox E3 conference in Los Angeles....
2019-06-10 05:45

Microsoft Azure experts are averaging $130K a year; get their skills for $19 Knowing how to use Azure, then construct, grow and secure a truly scalable cloud network is the heart of this training bundle. After getting familiar with the platform, your Azure training will take you through building a system infrastructure, insta...
2019-06-23 02:15

Microsoft to make OneDrive differential sync available for all file types later this year Microsoft is adding new features to SharePoint, OneDrive for Business and Stream video, and is continuing to push ahead with its 'SharePoint Spaces' mixed-reality technology....
2019-05-21 18:30

Google, Microsoft work together for a year to figure out new type of Windows flaw Enlarge (credit: Marco Verch / Flickr) One of the more notable features of Google Project Zero's (GPZ) security research has been its 90-day disclosure policy. In general, vendors are given 90 days to address issues found by GPZ, after which the fl...
2019-05-22 18:30

Medicare for All would shutter rural hospitals Support for “Medicare for all” — the marketing rebrand of government-run, single-payer healthcare — has become a litmus test for Democratic candidates for president....
2019-06-22 02:45

A year after Qatar boss' gaffe, airlines still pay 'lip service' to diversity: executives A year after Qatar Airways boss' remark that a woman could not do his job drew scathing criticism, airline executives called out the industry for paying only "lip service" to diversity and not pushing to get more women out of cabins and into boardroo...
2019-06-02 09:45

Abstract board games are all the rage—and Reef is the year’s best Enlarge / Reef is a bright, inviting game with a lot of fun, colorful pieces. (credit: Aaron Zimmerman) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. A...
2019-05-21 18:45

Grand Closing: Topshop to Shutter All U.S. Stores By now, we’re all well-acquainted with the power of the Fenty Effect, but did the Beyoncé backlash contribute to the closing of Topshop’s U.S. stores?...
2019-05-24 23:30

Shutter speeds: the cars of El Mirage – in pictures El Mirage is a racetrack on a dry lake bed a few hours outside Los Angeles in the California desert. Raced on since 1937, the 1.3-mile track attracts drivers from all over the US, some of whom reach speeds of up to 200mph.London-based photographer Wi...
2019-06-16 08:30

Dressbarn going out of business, plans to shutter 650 stores Ascena Retail Group said on Monday it would wind down its women’s budget clothing chain, Dressbarn, shutting about 650 stores in the United States, as it sharpens its focus on profitable brands. Ascena’s shares, which have more than halved this year,...
2019-05-21 18:45

Suzanne Collins wrote a Hunger Games prequel and it's out in less than a year You thought The Hunger Games were finished? You fool. We live in the age of IP, meaning that every day brings us another viable property to resurrect, repackage, and, if you’re J.K. Rowling, ruin for the generation it helped shape. Suzanne Collins’ r...
2019-06-17 22:30

'Twin Mirror' will be a one-year Epic Games Store exclusive A year after revealing Twin Mirror at E3 2018, Dontnod Entertainment said it's delaying the first of the psychological thriller's three episodes until 2020. It was previously slated to arrive sometime this year....
2019-06-10 22:15

China and India account for most internet users: 2019 internet trends report The much anticipated annual internet statistics and trends report from Mary Meeker is here. The noted venture capitalist published her 333-slide Internet Trends report Tuesday ahead of a presentation at Recode’s Code Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona...
2019-06-12 13:15

Michael Bloomberg pledges $500M to shutter U.S. coal plants Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Friday will launch what he calls the largest ever coordinated campaign to beat climate change, which will close all U.S. coal plants by 2030....
2019-06-07 15:00

Dressbarn announces first store closures as part of plan to shutter all 650 locations Parent company Ascena Retail Group announced in May it planned to wind down Dressbarn and ultimately shut all 650 or so of the women's clothing stores in order to focus on its more profitable brands, like Ann Taylor and Loft....
2019-06-21 20:45

A Change of Scenery, a Commitment to Service and a Social Media Cleanse: Inside Selena Gomez's Year of Rebuilding Selena Gomez needed a change. While she's been a bit omnipresent as of late, sitting down for a handful of interviews to promote her new movie The Dead Don't Die, out in theaters......
2019-06-14 21:30

Xbox One SHOCK: Good News for Xbox fans at E3 2019 as Microsoft plans biggest year ever Microsoft is liable to have a stunning E3 this year as it readies one of the biggest, most robust showings in years. Here's what you need to know about the upcoming event....
2019-06-02 08:45

The biggest video game show of the year is about to kick off — here are the 13 biggest games to keep an eye on "Final Fantasy VII Remake"/Square Enix The video game industry's big annual trade show, E3 2019, kicks off on June 8. E3 is the annual event where the biggest games of the year are given center stage, and this year is no different. Major news is exp...
2019-06-07 23:15

Borderlands 3, other games temporarily removed from Epic Games Store sale [Updated] Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 took itself off of the Epic Games Store temporarily rather than take part in the recent "Mega Sale" [Update, May 18, 12:03pm ET: Ars received the following response via a representative of publisher 2K Games:...
2019-05-21 17:30

E3 2019: Expo has new blockbuster video games, while streaming of games gathers momentum At the Electronic Entertainment Expo, there's buzz around Google's Stadia cloud gaming service and new 'Star Wars' and 'Doom' games.       ...
2019-06-09 18:15

Earthquake postpones games in Nevada, rattles baseball games in California The NBA Summer League games in Las Vegas were called for the night and baseball fans in California felt the earthquake.       ...
2019-07-06 13:15

E3 2019: Video games take a cue from Netflix, but can Google and cloud games score? At next week's Electronic Entertainment Expo, the focus is on cloud gaming and upcoming video games such as 'Doom' and 'Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order.'        ...
2019-06-07 20:45

Epic Games Store Will Block Your Account If You Buy Too Many Games Too Quickly There’s a big sale on right now at the Epic Games Store, a time when many users—conditioned by Steam’s frequently generous discounts on a huge range of titles—go nuts and buy a ton of stuff real quickly. On Valve’s store that’s enough to get you a pi...
2019-05-21 15:15

Limited Run Games shows the Vita some love as it revives 14 games It's not unusual for games developers to use E3 to announce upcoming titles, but it is pretty leftfield for a studio to reveal plans to launch 50 -- FIFTY -- forthcoming releases. But that's exactly what Limited Run Games has done. At its p...
2019-06-11 19:15

Games with Gold July 2019 Free Xbox One Games News: Major Nelson reveal imminent Xbox boss Major Nelson should be getting ready to reveal the new selection of Games with Gold titles very soon. Here's everything you need to know about when we'll hear about these upcoming free games...
2019-06-21 22:30

Games with Gold June 2019 Free Xbox Games News: Major Nelson reveal imminent Microsoft is expected to announce its Games with gold lineup very soon: here's everything you need to know about when we'll hear about these upcoming free games....
2019-05-28 19:15

Bowl season to start on a Friday; 15 games between CFP games College football’s bowl season will begin on a Friday this season and several minor bowls have been pushed back on the calendar to fill 15 days between the playoff semifinals and national championship...
2019-05-24 00:45

Microsoft ships antivirus for macOS as Windows Defender becomes Microsoft Defender Microsoft is bringing its Windows Defender anti-malware application to macOS—and more platforms in the future—as it expands the reach of its Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) platform. To reflect the new cross-platform nature, the suite is al...
2019-05-22 18:30

Best PlayStation VR games: the best PSVR games around The PlayStation VR, which works with the PS4 and PS4 Pro, was released nearly three yyears ago. When it launched, it was the first good quality virtual reality headset experience you could try at home that didn't need a powerful PC to get it up-...
2019-06-21 15:45

Xbox Games with Gold July 2019: these are the free Xbox One games this month Looking for the latest Xbox Games with Gold titles? You've come to the right place.One of the main benefits of being an Xbox Live Gold subscriber is definitely the fact that each month you get access to a range of free games across the Xbox One ...
2019-07-01 20:15

2007 IS BUSIEST YEAR YET FOR CBOE FUTURES EXCHANGE; Trading Tops One Million Contract Mark For The First Time, Year-End Volume Increases 138% Over Year-Ago CHICAGO, January 2, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) announced today that 2007 was the busiest year in CFE's four-year history as volume totaled 1,136,295 contracts traded, an increase of 138% over 2006's volume of 478,424 contracts, which...
2019-05-23 22:30

2008 IS THE FOURTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR OF RECORD GROWTH FOR CBOE FUTURES EXCHANGE; Trading Rises Two Percent Over Year-Ago, Volume Tops One Million Contracts Traded For Second Consecutive Year CHICAGO, January 2, 2009 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that 2008 was the busiest year in CFE's five year history as volume totaled 1,161,019 contracts.Volume in 2008 rose two percent over 1,136,295 contracts traded last year ...
2019-05-23 21:15

CFE'S YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME IS 50% AHEAD OF LAST YEAR; Average Daily Volume Is Exceeding 2007's Record Pace, July 2008 Volume Down 24% Compared To Year-Ago CHICAGO, August 1, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that 2008 year-to-date trading volume is 50% ahead of the same period from a year-ago.Through the end of July, total trading volume at CFE stands at 701,454 contracts trad...
2019-05-23 22:30

5G and the tactile internet: what really is it? 5G is the next generation of mobile internet connectivity. It offers speeds 10, or even 20 times faster than current 4G networks, with much faster data upload and download speeds, greater bandwidth, and more stable connections.This will enable us to ...
2019-06-15 15:15

Who Has the Most Censored Internet? Certain platforms might take down your homemade pornography, or censor your conspiracist podcast, but in the U.S. the internet is a fairly open place. As long as what you’re peddling isn’t actively illegal—or as long as you’re not peddling illegal wa...
2019-07-08 22:45

How 13 Became the Internet's Age of Adulthood The 13-year-old brain is a decade from being fully baked. Yet kids that age can create YouTube channels and swap Instagram photos—no parental consent required....
2019-06-18 11:45

WHERE ARE THEY NOW: 21 of the internet's favorite boyfriends Getty/Alberto E. Rodriguez Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP Getty Images Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP So-called internet boyfriends are celebrities who are not only talented at what they do, but also those who exude kindness, intrigue, and, of course, und...
2019-07-12 12:45

How the internet has changed the way we talk People of a certain age were trained to use exclamation points to indicate excitement or even anger. And they never imagined that a simple period at the end of a sentence could get them into hot water. But the social-media age has twisted the meaning...
2019-07-14 00:15

Don't Ask the Internet for Form Checks Thanks to the internet, you can now learn even complex, difficult lifting skills without an in-person coach. Watch some youtube videos, read some articles, then try it and video yourself. Not sure if you’ve done it right? Just post on your favorite r...
2019-07-08 22:30

| Internet blackout across Sudan Landline internet connections were down across Sudan on Monday, a week after mobile online services were cut following a deadly crackdown on protesters....
2019-06-11 01:45

The Catch-22 that broke the Internet Enlarge / The outage started shortly after 12pm on June 2nd, impacting global users connecting to GCP us-east4-c. (credit: ThousandEyes) Earlier this week, the Internet had a conniption. In broad patches around the globe, YouTube sputtered. Shopify...
2019-06-08 23:30

So, About Your Internet Porn Habits You might want some privacy when consuming porn online, whether that’s going in incognito mode, locking the door, putting in headphones, or all of the above. And while this certainly conceals your activity from a roommate or someone who might look at...
2019-07-19 03:00

IoT 101: Your Essential Guide to the Internet of Things You’ve likely heard the phrase Internet of Things, or IoT, at some point if you have been following any tech news in the last several years. Business Insider Intelligence But at the same time, you might be scratching your head figuring out what...
2019-05-27 23:45

How to still browse the internet without a phone signal Just because you're not getting a signal doesn't mean you can't use your mobile devices to keep yourself entertained.       ...
2019-06-10 17:45

EU lawmakers need to look beyond the ‘top layer’ when regulating the internet Brussels policy makers could be forgiven for wanting to move quickly to regulate ‘the internet.’ Assailed by an avalanche of public opinion and a ‘techlash’ against many of the tech giants, politicians and legislators have quickly sought to target th...
2019-06-18 16:15

All I Know is What's on the Internet review: The shocks don't work How has our visual culture adapted to the digital age? All too well, according to this show at The Photographers' Gallery, London. Is the internet losing its ability to surprise?...
2019-05-21 15:30

Doctors in China are using 5G internet to do surgery from far away 5G is helping doctors in China conduct surgery from hundreds of kilometres away, such as directing cardiac operation and performing brain stimulation...
2019-05-21 14:32

The race to build a space internet available to anyone, anywhere Tech billionaires are building a wireless, orbiting internet accessible in even the deepest jungle. The first satellites are already up - but do we really want it?...
2019-05-21 14:32

I tried the $28 bralette everyone on the internet loves, and now I'm a convert myself Richer Poorer/Instagram There was a time when Richer Poorer Classic Bralette ($28) attracted waitlists totaling more than 1,000 people and was perpetually sold out. I reviewed this highly hyped bralette and to my surprise, I loved it. It's very st...
2019-06-24 00:30

SpaceX is still in control of all but three of its internet satellites How are SpaceX's Starlink internet satellites faring roughly a month after launch? Quite well, if you ask SpaceX. The company reported that it's in contact with 57 of the 60 initial broadband satellites. Although it's not certain wh...
2019-07-01 00:15

Internet Providers Look to Cash In on Your Web Habits Internet-service providers are deciding whether to use data about their customers’ web habits to sell ads. AT&T mines surfing habits as part of a broader advertising operation....
2019-06-28 00:45

The Internet Reacts To Pokémon Sleep At a press conference in Tokyo Tuesday, the Pokémon Company announced some unexpected Pokémon-related games and services, mostly on mobile devices. Pokémon Home is a cloud service that allows players to save and transfer their monsters. Great! There’...
2019-05-30 04:00

The Internet Reacts To Zelda's New Haircut All it took was two minutes and one surprise trailer for Nintendo to turn a sleepy E3 to an explosive bonanza—but that’s what happens when you announce a sequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, perhaps the most beloved game in recent memor...
2019-06-13 05:30

The Internet Has Made Dupes—and Cynics—of Us All The typical response to the onslaught of falsehood is to say, lol, nothing matters. But when so many of us are reaching this point, it really does matter....
2019-06-27 22:30

37-year-old man confesses to inappropriately touching a 4-year-old at Oklahoma McDonald's 37-year-old Joshua Kabatra confessed to inappropriately touching a 4-year-old at an Oklahoma McDonald's, according to Midwest City Police.        ...
2019-07-20 03:45

47-Year-Old Man Is Charged With Giving Drugs To 13-Year-Old, Groping Her And Leaving Her At Hospital (CNN) – A 47-year-old man who brought a 13-year-old to a Massachusetts hospital shortly before she died has been charged with giving the girl drugs, prosecutors said. Carlos Rivera faces two counts of distribution of a Class B drug to a minor, ...
2019-05-26 22:45

Rebecca Gayheart describes car accident that left a 9-year-old dead, spending a year 'trying to kill myself' Actress and model Rebecca Gayheart opened up about a tragedy that took place 18 years ago when she inadvertently killed a 9-year-old in a car accident....
2019-05-22 20:30

2007 IS BUSIEST YEAR IN CBOE HISTORY AND FOURTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR OF RECORD VOLUME; CHICAGO, January 2, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that 2007 was the busiest year in CBOE history, as a total of 944,471,924 contracts traded, and the fourth consecutive year that CBOE experienced record trading volu...
2019-05-23 22:30

CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC Experiences Ninth Consecutive Month of Year-Over-Year Volume Increases CHICAGO, July 1, 2010 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that June 2010 trading volume totaled 261,441 contracts, compared to 66,254 contracts during June 2009. June marked the ninth consecutive month in which total volume registe...
2019-05-23 20:30

French carbon emissions fell 4.2% year-on-year in 2018 Carbon dioxide emissions in France fell by 4.2% in 2018 compared with the previous year due to a drop in emissions from the transport sector, a mild winter, and abundant supply of French nuclear energy which curbed the use of thermal power....
2019-06-18 20:15

102-year-old French woman suspected of killing 92-year-old neighbor A 102-year-old woman went off her rocker at a French retirement home and killed her 92-year-old neighbor, according to a report. The unidentified centenarian was taken to a psychiatric hospital after allegedly attacking the nonagenarian at the old ag...
2019-05-23 17:15

Last Year’s Underdogs Now Have A Shot At This Year’s Call Of Duty Championship Colt “Havok” McLendon watched the 2018 Call of Duty World League Championship from home. This year, his team could go all the way to the finals....
2019-07-20 03:15

SoftBank Unit Yet to Conquer Internet of Things Arm Holdings’s software business posted $191 million in sales for the past fiscal year, a sliver of the $2 billion revenue goal set for itself by 2025....
2019-07-08 17:45

Internet Shutdowns Are Now Just Another Weapon in the Dictator's Arsenal Last month, two high-ranking Ethiopian officials were murdered in an attempted coup. The consequences of the murders quickly rippled out into cyberspace, a bloody illustration of the diverging lines between the internet and the physical world.Read mo...
2019-07-02 02:30

Chrissy Teigen Is Done With the Internet's Comments About Her Butt Chrissy Teigen is over you talking about her behind. This week, the star spoke out about a photo that popped up of her with husband John Legend on vacation. In the snap, the famous......
2019-07-12 02:45

Bridging the Internet's Digital Language Divide Tech companies want to get the next billion people online, but those users may find the internet has little to offer in the languages they speak at home....
2019-06-13 21:30

Dangerous #VacuumChallenge Takes Internet by Storm After the Kiki challenge, the 'Bin bag challenge' or 'Vacuum challenge' has resurfaced on the Internet as a new craze among users on Twitter and Instagram....
2019-06-03 13:45

#VacuumChallenge Is The New Dangerous Trend Sweeping Internet The vacuum challenge, also known as the bin bag challenge, requires a big plastic trash bag and a vacuum cleaner. However, many have warned that it could be potentially dangerous....
2019-06-03 06:45

The Internet Reacts To Whatever That Death Stranding Trailer Was We now know when the highly anticipated Death Stranding comes out and what it’s about (kind of), which ends some of the mystery around this absurd and fascinating-looking game. But not all of the mystery has been unraveled yet, so we can all still ma...
2019-05-31 08:15

Most of SpaceX's Starlink internet satellites are already on track The first batch of 60 Starlink internet satellites has been orbiting Earth for about a week, and now SpaceX has released a status update on the mission. According to a spokesperson, "all 60 satellites have deployed their solar arrays successfully, ge...
2019-06-01 05:15

Gogo will offer 5G in-flight internet in 2021 Gogo plans to launch in-flight 5G on business and commercial flights in 2021. According to an announcement made today, the 5G will be available in the contiguous US and Canada. "We expect to launch Gogo 5G at the same time as the terrestrial telecomm...
2019-05-30 19:30

France passes law taxing internet giants The French Senate endorsed the so-called GAFA act which would target Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon, and other major tech companies with a 3% percent tax. It's the first time a major nation has passed such a bill....
2019-07-11 14:45

As Christchurch Case Continues, the Internet Goes on Trial Brenton Tarrant appeared in court Friday, pleading not guilty to 51 murder charges, reigniting questions about how to keep hate and violence from spreading online....
2019-06-14 04:15

The 9 Best Hacks to Make Your Internet Feel Faster Your time is precious, and you spend a lot of it inside a web browser—so shaving off seconds and minutes that you don’t need to waste can give you back a chunk of time in your day. These are the best ways to speed up your web browsing no matter what ...
2019-07-19 16:45

Who Is Andrew Yang, the Internet’s Favorite Candidate? Andrew Yang, a businessman from New York, is seeking the Democratic nomination for president. His focus on preventing mass unemployment caused by the automation of jobs has made him popular online, but will it be enough to propel him to the White Hou...
2019-05-22 12:45

The Government Cut Their Internet. Will Abuses Now Remain Hidden? With ethnic conflict spreading in Rakhine State in Myanmar, a government-led online shutdown could hide human rights abuses and leave vulnerable populations in the dark....
2019-07-02 09:30

On Davey G. Johnson: A Memoir by the Guy Who Built the Car Internet with Him [Editor’s Note: It is with incredibly heavy hearts that we must convey the news that beloved former Jalopnik writer Davey G. Johnson’s body was recovered by Calaveras County authorities last night. Mike Spinelli was not only Davey’s editor here at Ja...
2019-06-21 20:15

Du adds YzerChat to internet calling pack Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), the parent of Dubai-based telecom operator du, has added YzerChat app to the internet calling pack.By subscribing to du’s package for AED 100 per month for home, and AED 50 per month for m...
2019-07-14 13:30

Ethiopia restores internet after one week outage One week after a web blackout in the country, internet and text messaging services were restored in Ethiopia Tuesday, Ethio Telecom, the country's mobile service provider said....
2019-06-20 15:45

Who brings the internet to Africa's remote regions? US-based tech giants and China are helping to fund the development of Africa's digital infrastructure revolution. But do the potential benefits outweigh the risks?...
2019-05-28 18:01

'.Amazon' Gives E-Commerce Giant Its Own Internet Domain Amazon was on its way to running its own online neighbourhood Monday after the Internet's address keeper granted the ".amazon" domain to the company....
2019-05-21 17:15

A 'cloud of ladybugs' had the internet buzzing. But was it real? ‘It’s definitely not birds, and it’s not bats. But we’re still not sure if it’s ladybugs,’ National Weather Service meteorologist saysThe internet is abuzz with talk of ladybugs.On Tuesday, the San Diego office of the National Weather Service tweeted...
2019-06-07 11:45

The week the internet cancelled the Dalai Lama Spiritual leader issued a statement saying he is ‘deeply sorry’ after outcry from Twitter users over his remark that a female successor must be ‘attractive’The Dalai Lama has become the latest person to be “cancelled” by the internet, a victim of tod...
2019-07-03 19:45

The Internet Has Accepted the Bottle Cap Challenge. It’s Really Kicking Off Bottle caps of the world, look out. People are coming to kick you off. There are few things to know about the latest challenge to make the internet rounds, the bottle cap challenge: A pro who kicks for a living originated it, and it’s a pretty ...
2019-07-02 21:15

Grumpy Cat’s death marks the end of the joyful Internet Enlarge / Grumpy Cat poses on the set as she makes her broadway debut in "Cats" on Broadway at The Neil Simon Theatre on September 30, 2016 in New York City. In 2012, America was halfway through President Obama's time in office. The first Avenger...
2019-05-21 17:30

SpaceX Says Its Internet Satellites Won't Become a Headache for Astronomers SpaceX said that the first 60 satellites in its "Starlink" constellation, which is intended to provide internet from space, will be less and less visible from Earth as they reach their final orbit....
2019-06-01 10:15

Got your internet with BT? Then one of these cheap mobile phone deals could be yours When you sign up for a new broadband deal, you are showered in all of the incentives, freebies and goody bags they can throw at you. But one bonus you probably don't expect is a meaty discount on your brand new mobile phone deal.Well for those l...
2019-07-04 12:15

SpaceX Is Banking on Satellite Internet. Maybe It Shouldn't The first satellites of Elon Musk's mega-constellation Starlink are heading to space, but the satellite internet project faces tough economics on Earth....
2019-05-21 21:30

SpaceX's internet satellites could be a problem for astronomers As helpful as SpaceX's Starlink satellites may be, they could be a pain for astronomers. The Harvard-Smithsonian Center's Jonathan McDowell and others have observed that the internet satellites are bright enough to cause a "problem" for as...
2019-05-28 20:30

Grumpy Cat lives forever on the internet. These were some of her best memes Grumpy Cat may be gone, but the feline star lives on forever thanks to the internet. These were some of the best memes starring Grumpy Cat.        ...
2019-05-21 18:30

Cloudflare wants to protect the internet from quantum computing Quantum computing has the potential to revolutionize health care, AI, financial modeling, weather simulation and more. It's also going to shake up encryption as we know it. Without advances in post-quantum cryptography, quantum computing could m...
2019-06-22 02:45

Rocket Internet CEO says feels very confident about Jumia The chief executive of German tech investor Rocket Internet on Wednesday said he felt very confident about African ecommmerce company Jumia , but he declined to comment directly on reports that questioned its figures....
2019-05-29 09:15

Update: Missing 92-year-old and his 61-year-old son found safe UPDATE: Authorities said Ismael and David Ruiz were found safe. The father and son were found 34 miles away from home in Green Valley. The pair were stopped while trying to enter a mine, according to a TPD spokesperson. They have been transported bac...
2019-05-26 10:00

Medigap changes coming next year for future 65-year-olds If you turn 65 after 2019, you no longer can purchase a policy that covers the deductible for Part B. If you reach that age before Jan. 1, however, you'll still have that option available....
2019-06-27 23:15

102-year-old woman confesses to murdering her 92-year-old neighbor In a tragic and absolutely bizarre murder case out of France, a woman is now the prime suspect in the murder of her residential care home neighbor. Murders are unfortunately not all that rare around the world, but what makes this case so strange is t...
2019-05-24 22:30

Unlikely Animal Friendship! This 55-Year-Old Man Is Dating A 23-Year-Old Woman Prepare for the most heartwarming thing you’re going to read all day, because an unlikely duo have come together in one of the cutest and most unexpected animal friendships in the natural world: This 55-year-old man is dating a 23-year-old woman.Wow!...
2019-07-19 19:15

Who is the 15-year-old who beat 39-year-old Venus Williams at Wimbledon? In her Grand Slam debut, Cori Gauff, 15, upset Venus Williams in the first round at Wimbledon on Monday. Gauff is the tournament's youngest player.       ...
2019-07-01 21:15

The Best Japanese Car Show of the Early Internet Is On Amazon Prime It’s informative. It’s entertaining. It’s an introduction to how cars work, how they should be driven, and how weird they can be. It’s not Top Gear or The Grand Tour; it’s Best Motoring’s Hot-Version and it’s on Amazon Prime....
2019-05-22 20:45

Netflix puts a 'Patriot Act' episode about bad internet access on DVD The latest episode of Netflix variety talk show Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj focuses on the digital divide. In it, Minhaj breaks down some of the many reasons why internet access is so terrible across much of the US, including the roles of carriers....
2019-06-17 20:00

Pic Of "Upside Down" Peas Leaves The Internet Completely Baffled A picture going viral online shows a plate of food with a pie, some fries and a side of green peas that appear - strangely enough - to be upside down....
2019-07-09 15:30

To Find Out if Something's Good, Search for Posts From Your Internet Friends You keep hearing about a certain TV show or podcast or video game. Should you try it out, is it for you, what’s its deal? You could watch trailers and see the best bits, or read about it on Wikipedia and IMDb and learn nothing about what it’s actuall...
2019-06-20 16:30

Bringing big tech to heel: how do we take back control of the internet? As the web evolves, we should ask how we can maximise its benefits for all and mitigate the obvious damageWhen new technology destroyed their livelihood in the early 19th century, a group of workers in northern England took matters into their own han...
2019-06-22 22:30

Sorry Internet: Tom Holland Just Squashed Those Zendaya Romance Rumors Tom Holland is clarifying his relationship status with Zendaya. There's been speculation surrounding the Spider-Man: Far From Home co-stars for years now, with fans hoping for a......
2019-06-21 02:15

Amazon asks FCC for permission to launch internet satellites Amazon is moving fairly quickly on its plan to deploy thousands of internet satellites. The company has filed for FCC permission to launch 3,236 satellites as part of Project Kuiper. The spacecraft would be grouped into 98 orbital planes, and fly a...
2019-07-08 06:30

Wikipedia case against NSA internet snooping returns to court Attorneys for Wikipedia are scheduled to return to federal court next week in a long-running fight to limit government surveillance of internet messages....
2019-05-24 10:45

Tiny dancer is taking the internet by storm, thanks to Lizzo Ivanah Campbell of Port Elizabeth, South Africa, is just 6 years old — but her fast feet already have celebrity endorsements. “Rare footage of me as a child,” Lizzo tweeted with Ivanah’s video dancing to the pop diva’s hit son...
2019-06-14 05:00

Teach Your Kid About Digital Safety With the 'Be Internet Awesome' Program As parents, we’re constantly urged to teach our kids about internet safety. It’s something we must do—this is clear. But Moms and dads need more guidance because let’s face it: We ourselves are also struggling to navigate the murky waters of the web....
2019-06-29 02:45

Get Involved, Internet: Let's make Danny DeVito the new Wolverine After years of being owned by Fox, Marvel Studios has at long last found itself in possession of the film rights to the comic book giant’s own X-Men franchise. How, exactly, Marvel incorporates its collection of mutants into the greater Marvel Cinema...
2019-05-23 06:30

AT&T cuts another 1,800 jobs as it finishes fiber-Internet buildout Enlarge / AT&T service truck driving on a street in a residential neighborhood on May 17, 2019 in Sunnyvale, Calif. (credit: Getty Images | Andrei Stanescu) AT&T has informed employees of plans to cut another 1,800 jobs from its wireline division, ...
2019-06-18 00:30

Viral Pic Of Squirrel Biting Snake Shocks Internet A picture that has gone viral online shows a squirrel clutching a snake, reportedly before it devoured it "down to the last two inches." The role reversal has shocked the Internet, collecting hundreds......
2019-05-25 03:30

Donnie Yen Nails #BottleCapChallenge Blindfolded. "Winner," Says Internet The Bottle Cap Challenge requires skill. Kicking a cap off a bottle in the middle of a kick is not easy, after all. So when actor Donnie Yen managed to pull off the feat blindfolded, he impressed......
2019-07-05 18:45

Blockchain, AI Combine to Make an Internet of Smarter Things Hewlett Packard Enterprise is researching ways that artificial intelligence can make medical equipment, industrial robots and other internet-connected devices smarter while protecting data privacy....
2019-06-28 09:45

Why a Windows flaw patched nine days ago is still spooking the Internet Enlarge / Artist's impression of a malicious hacker coding up a BlueKeep-based exploit. (credit: Getty Images / Bill Hinton) It has been nine days since Microsoft patched the high-severity vulnerability known as BlueKeep, and yet the dire advisorie...
2019-05-23 14:30

Google internet balloon spinoff Loon still looking for its wings Google's bet on balloons to deliver cell service soon faces a crucial test amid doubts about the viability of the technology by some potential customers....
2019-07-01 15:30

Factbox: Inside Loon's internet balloon venture Alphabet Inc through Google and other subsidiaries has invested heavily over the last decade to make high-speed internet accessible to billions more people....
2019-07-01 15:30

For the industrial Internet of Things, defense in depth is a requirement Enlarge / Sensors, sensors everywhere! (credit: Getty / 7postman) Ars yesterday wrote a big feature on the concept of "Industry 4.0," the fancy-sounding name that describes the ongoing shift in how products are created from raw materials and distri...
2019-06-19 20:15

The fourth Industrial revolution emerges from AI and the Internet of Things Enlarge / Robots making things! (credit: Getty / Ekkasit Keatsirikul / EyeEm) Big data, analytics, and machine learning are starting to feel like anonymous business words, but they're not just overused abstract concepts—those buzzwords represent hu...
2019-06-18 15:45

There was too much Ferrari carnage on the internet for my heart to bear today, so here’s one of my f There was too much Ferrari carnage on the internet for my heart to bear today, so here’s one of my favorite angles of one of my favorite F cars: the 512 Testarossa. Just look at that smooth-yet-square sculpting. I’m so glad ’80s design is considered ...
2019-06-23 09:30

SpaceX launches first satellites for Starlink internet venture SpaceX, the private rocket company of Elon Musk, launched the first batch of satellites into orbit on Thursday for Musk’s new Starlink internet service.Read More...
2019-05-25 09:01

Life at a South Korean internet addiction camp Newsround has visited South Korea to find out more about internet addiction camps, where young people can go if they have a serious problem with the amount of time that they are spending online....
2019-07-08 14:15

A parent's guide to teaching internet common sense Being a good digital citizen means being a responsible one: educating yourself and your kids about the digital world, participating in it in positive ways, questioning it and using technology as a tool to make the world a bit brighter (and not in som...
2019-05-27 01:45

Apple Is Breaking Up With iTunes and the Internet Has Mixed Feelings Let's all take a moment of silence for iTunes. We are gathered here today because Apple announced iTunes is being replaced by Apple Music, Apple Podcasts and Apple TV. Go ahead and......
2019-06-04 12:15

This creepy Timothée Chalamet puppet is terrifying the internet You can call him by his name, if you like. An eerie ventriloquist doll of “Call Me By Your Name” actor Timothée Chalamet is captivating social media. Found on eBay, the “one of a kind, handcrafted” puppet was listed this past ...
2019-06-10 23:30

This Mouth-Shaped Coin Purse Is Freaking The Internet Out A Japanse DJ has come up with a unique coin purse that is currently freaking the Internet out. Shaped like a realistic human mouth, the coin purse has gone massively viral online....
2019-06-05 14:45

The Internet Reacts To Hanzo's Abtacular Summer Skin We’re once again in the midst of summer’s steamiest months, and you know what that means: Blizzard has made yet another Overwatch character hot. Also, Lucioball is back for the fourth year in a row. Between those two things, it’s unsurprising that it...
2019-07-17 08:45

SpaceX Internet Satellites Pose New Headache for Astronomers The 60 broadband-beaming satellites could one day grow to as many as 12,000, and threaten our view of the cosmos and deal a blow to scientific discovery....
2019-05-29 20:45

Russia and Iran Plan to Fundamentally Isolate the Internet Opinion: Russia and Iran’s decisions to build isolated, domestic internets represent a new form of internet fragmentation—one that is far more physical than what we’ve seen before....
2019-06-06 16:30

Why do 3 million students struggle to keep up with homework? They don't have internet. In what has become known as the "homework gap," an estimated 17% of U.S. students do not have access to computers at home.       ...
2019-06-10 17:45

Children aged five and under at risk of internet addiction – Barnardo's Charity’s report into effects of technology on under-18s warns of threat to mental healthChildren aged five and under are at risk of becoming addicted to the internet in a trend that could damage their mental health, according to Barnardo’s.The chari...
2019-06-12 01:30

Here’s how Google Stadia performs depending on your internet connection Google is introducing more about the launch of its Stadia streaming gaming service today, and VP Phil Harrison gave us performance specifics today so you can see exactly how the company thinks the service will perform based on what kind of internet c...
2019-06-07 06:30

Speed Up Your Internet by Limiting Bandwidth-Hungry Apps You might be paying your ISP for a certain service tier, but that doesn’t mean that you’re getting those speeds both ways—the fine print will likely indicate that your upload speeds are much, much slower than your download speeds....
2019-07-16 21:45

How To Access India Post Internet Banking Facilities Under DOP's internet banking facility, customers can transfer funds from one post office savings bank (POSB) account to another POSB account. Users can also make online deposits from savings bank......
2019-06-08 16:30

How Moon Landing Conspiracy Theories Spread Before the Internet Conspiracy theories about the Moon landing have been around for years. Decades, in fact. And while it’s easier than ever to spread false stories thanks to the internet, the belief that humans never landed on the Moon is way older than the web....
2019-07-16 21:45

House antitrust subcommittee will investigate internet competition The US government is about to intensify its scrutiny of tech giants. The House Antitrust Subcommittee has launched a bipartisan investigation that will gauge the level of competition in online markets. It's concerned that a "handful of gatekee...
2019-06-04 07:00

The Internet Is Changing the English Language. Is That a Good Thing? For more than 600 years, English speakers used because as a conjunction meaning “for the reason that,” dutifully following it with a full clause of explanation (or at least the word of). Then, a few years ago, this old standby suddenly be...
2019-07-18 14:30

Adorable internet-connected bunny Nabaztag is being resurrected Robot pets have come a long way since the heady days of Tamagotchi -- we've got Sony's adorable Aibo that requires training and Groove X's fuzzy Lovot that follows you affectionately around the house. But none have quite captured the s...
2019-05-28 13:15

Get internet and Sky TV access for a bargain price with this broadband deal Game of Thrones might now have come to a dramatic end (have you managed to watch the episode 6 finale online yet?) but with the final season hanging around on Sky until June 18 to catch up, grabbing a Now TV subscription is still a worthwhile investm...
2019-05-21 19:45

UK wants to curb fake news and cyberbullying with new internet laws The UK government plans to make social media firms legally take responsibility for their users and safety, as well as the content that appears on their services...
2019-05-21 14:32

Samsung Internet Browser update introduces major UI changes Samsung announced important new changes are coming to its mobile browser. Apart from the usual bug fixes and performance enhancements, the latest Samsung Internet Browser update brings many UI changes.For example, there's a new notification manager t...
2019-05-31 22:45

Microsoft's To-Do app is now available for Mac Microsoft has released To-Do for Mac, finally giving Apple users access to the task management tool on their desktops. The Mac app will allow users to work offline, view their upcoming tasks under "My Day," share to-do lists with friends and colleagu...
2019-06-18 10:45

Signify's LiFi system promises up to 150 Mbps internet via LED lights This week, Signify, formerly Philips Lighting, launched one of the first commercial LiFi, or Light Fidelity, systems. LiFi transmits broadband internet through lights, using LEDs to move data and bypass radio signals. We've seen some experimenta...
2019-06-21 04:45

First satellites for Musk's Starlink internet venture launched into orbit SpaceX, the private rocket company of high-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk, launched the first batch of 60 small satellites into low-Earth orbit on Thursday for Musk's new Starlink internet service....
2019-05-24 10:30

Internet Star Grumpy Cat Dies, Owners Say "Unimaginably Heartbroken" Internet star "Grumpy Cat" has died at the age of seven, her owners said early Friday. "We are unimaginably heartbroken to announce the loss of our beloved Grumpy Cat," they said in a statement on......
2019-05-21 14:31

SpaceX launches first batch of 60 internet satellites in landmark mission SpaceX just vaulted a rocket full of 60 satellites into the sky. Now for the moment of truth: The company will try to deploy the entire batch of satellites safely into orbit....
2019-05-24 18:30

Internet Entrepreneur Kim Dotcom Fights U.S. Extradition in New Zealand Court (WELLINGTON, New Zealand) — Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom and three of his former colleagues on Monday took their fight against being extradited to the U.S. to New Zealand’s top court. The Supreme Court began hearing arguments in the s...
2019-06-10 11:30

This Twitter User's Unique Way Of Peeling Garlic Is Winning The Internet! Garlic Peeling Video: While a lot of us have figured our own hacks to peel them faster, this particular twitter user can get the job done in a matter of seconds!...
2019-06-20 09:15

Facebook to Help Tame Internet Ahead of Canada's Election: Official Microsoft and Facebook have agreed to help boost the security of Canada's October election by removing fake accounts and cracking down on bots, a top government official said....
2019-05-28 15:45

SpaceX just launched a Falcon 9 loaded with Starlink internet satellites After a pair of scrubbed launch attempts last week, SpaceX's first rocket loaded with 60 Starlink satellites has successfully taken off from Cape Canaveral. One hour and two minutes after the 10:30 PM ET launch the satellites are scheduled to be...
2019-05-24 15:15

Google balloon project bringing Internet access to Kenya Loon — an Internet-providing balloon service owned by Alphabet, Google’s parent company — will give “mountain villagers” in Kenya the opportunity to purchase 4G service....
2019-07-05 18:15

The Internet broke today: Facebook, Verizon, and more see major outages Enlarge / The Internet this week, more or less (credit: torange.biz (modified)) Last week, Verizon caused a major BGP misroute that took large chunks of the Internet, including CDN company Cloudflare, partially down for a day. This week, the rest o...
2019-07-04 02:30

Verizon resurrects media business as safe haven on the internet Banning pornography from Tumblr was not necessarily meant to define Verizon Media's strategy to turn around a collection of Internet has-beens. But that is how it has played out....
2019-07-18 13:15

Spider With Human-Like Face On Its Back Horrifies The Internet. Watch A spider going viral online has left a lot of people shuddering. The reason - its unique markings. The spider, which was spotted in China, appears to have a human-like face on its back....
2019-07-19 09:45

Internet Providers in Maine Will Soon Have To Get Consent Before Selling Customer Data Internet service providers gobble up a disconcerting amount of information about you—your browsing history, your geolocation information, your financial information, and a lot (a lot) more. There have been many attempts to pass state-level bills that...
2019-05-31 23:45

SpaceX scrubs first attempt to launch 60 Internet satellites [Updated] Enlarge / The Falcon 9 rocket, on the launchpad, with its Starlink cargo tucked into the payload fairing. (credit: SpaceX) 1045pm ET Update: About 15 minutes before the Falcon 9 rocket was due to liftoff on Wednesday evening from Florida, the launc...
2019-05-21 14:45

FOCUS-Google internet balloon spinoff Loon still looking for its wings Google's bet on balloons to deliver cell service soon faces a crucial test amid doubts about the viability of the technology by some potential customers....
2019-07-01 10:00

Google’s internet balloons face doubts from potential customers Google’s bet on balloons to deliver cell service soon faces a crucial test amid doubts about the viability of the technology by some potential customers.Read More...
2019-07-01 13:45

Grumpy Cat: internet’s most famous cat dies aged seven – video obituary Grumpy Cat has died aged seven. She became an internet sensation in 2012 when images of her downturned mouth and unimpressed expression emerged on Reddit. She soon became the universal digital shorthand for displeasure, with thousands of memes and gi...
2019-05-21 15:00

Schumer calls on FCC to review New York’s ‘horrible’ internet speeds ​Sen. Chuck Schumer on Sunday called on​ the Federal Communications Commission to ​review ​whether internet providers are providing the broadband speed they're advertising and not ripping off their customers....
2019-06-02 23:45

SpaceX puts up 60 satellites for Elon Musk's 'Starlink' internet SpaceX has launched a rocket with the first batch of satellites of its "Starlink" constellation, which is designed to offer internet services from space. The system will need a dozen more launches to become operational....
2019-05-24 11:45

Digital colonialism: cheap internet access for Africa, but at what cost? The African continent is developing its digital infrastructure with the support of know-how and technology from Silicon Valley. But is it giving the tech giants too much power?...
2019-05-29 18:45

Ansel Elgort Shared 17 Selfies in 10 Minutes and the Internet Has So Many Thoughts If you're anything like Ansel Elgort, every angle is your best angle. So, it should come as no surprise that the Baby Driver actor took to Instagram early this morning to post not......
2019-05-29 16:30

Get Involved, Internet: Help save Austin's legendary Vulcan Video With the world’s Blockbusters all but shuttered, future generations of movie buffs will never know the joy of snatching the last VHS tape from a towering wall of new releases, let alone the shivering euphoria of peeking through your fingers at old, w...
2019-05-23 06:30

The Internet Is Losing Its Mind Over The Giant Wheels on This Lifted Mercedes SLK The first-generation R170 Mercedes SLK was an elegant piece of design, with its squared-off rear end flanked by triangular taillights, and its aggressive-but-not-too-aggressive sloping hood featuring two long bulges. It’s this classiness that makes s...
2019-05-29 09:45

The Internet Is Also Keen on Storming These Other Places After the Rise of the ‘Area 51 Raid’ Taking over with the Area 51 raid apparently isn’t enough to sate the Internet’s hunger for collective force. Following the rabid success of the “Storm Area 51” Facebook event-turned-potential-meme of the year, there’s b...
2019-07-18 00:30

Google's next undersea internet cable will link Africa and Europe Google has announced its third private undersea internet cable will run between Europe and Africa. One end will make landfall in Portgual. While you might expect the cable would connect to Morocco, it'll run all the way down the African coast to...
2019-06-29 00:30

Justin Bieber Is Challenging Tom Cruise to a UFC Fight And the Internet Is Very Confused Never say never to a face off between Justin Bieber and Tom Cruise. If you're asking, "What do you mean?" allow us to explain. Last night, Bieber, 25, took to Twitter to......
2019-06-10 19:00

Mexican president pitches universal internet in chat with Zuckerberg Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said he spoke with Facebook Inc's Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday, inviting the social media tycoon to partner with him in a bid to promote universal internet access in Mexico....
2019-06-19 01:15

Keeping Up With SpaceX, Amazon Seeks to Launch More Than 3,200 Internet Satellites In its attempt to keep pace with SpaceX and other competitors, Amazon is seeking FCC approval to put 3,236 interconnected broadband satellites into orbit.Read more......
2019-07-09 20:30

Why the Internet Thinks Cara Delevingne and Ashley Benson Are Engaged The rumor mill is churning over Cara Delevingne and Ashley Benson. After a year-long romance, could the supermodel and actress be gearing up to tie the knot? The Internet certainly......
2019-07-10 18:15

Internet shocked over proposed Justin Bieber/Tom Cruise throw-down "I wanna challenge Tom Cruise to fight in the octagon," read a tweet shared from Justin Bieber's account.        ...
2019-06-10 22:30

IBM proposes changes to law shielding internet firms from user content liability International Business Machines Corp proposed changes to a 1996 law that protects internet companies from liabilities related to what users post on their platforms....
2019-07-11 00:15

Cybercrime for dummies: cracking internet passwords is as easy as 123456 GCHQ survey finds millions using most obvious passwords – including ‘password’, ‘qwerty’ and superhero namesCybercriminals are using increasingly devious scams to con internet users into revealing precious online information. Yet millions of people h...
2019-05-22 00:45

A Man Licked a Carton of Ice Cream for a Viral Internet Challenge. Now He’s in Jail. Law officials and store owners across the country are wrestling with how to stop a flurry of copycat videos made by people committing the same crime....
2019-07-09 04:15

Google Stadia in 4K might push you past your home-Internet data cap Enlarge / A Google Stadia controller and a Google Chromecast Ultra. (credit: Google) Google Stadia will bring 4K game streaming to customers in November, but the new service could be costly for users who face home-Internet data caps and want to pla...
2019-06-12 22:15

WordPress Is Borked So Enjoy This Glorious Plant That's Taking Over the Internet The internet is full of sites, and a crap ton of them are run by WordPress. But around 1:05 pm today, something went sideways for sites hosted on the Wordpress VIP Go platform...and an internet star was born. See this friendly ‘lil succulent? It’s cu...
2019-06-12 02:45

Belgian monks turn to the internet to sell prized beer WESTVLETEREN, Belgium – Belgian Trappist monks who brew one of the world’s most coveted beers are turning to online sales to ensure their limited supply goes directly to beer lovers rather than to profiteers. The Saint-Sixtus abbey, home to 19 ...
2019-06-18 20:45

The White House Learned Four Internet Words and Wants to Teach You How to Say Them Wrong Today, President Trump hosted his big “social media summit,” which coincided almost perfectly with a worldwide Twitter outage. Notably, the White House invited exactly zero social media company representatives to the event, but plenty of online consp...
2019-07-12 09:45

Save an extra 25% on Private Internet Access VPN subscriptions this Memorial Day So when you can score a deal on essential online security from a heritage brand, it’s time to jump on that offer. Right now, you can secure a one-year PIA subscription for $37.49 (Orig. $119.40), a two-year PIA subscription for $50.00 (Orig. $238.80)...
2019-05-26 15:15

Iridium GO! Turn any smartphone into a satellite phone with internet access If you're planning to go off the grid over the summer, here's how you can still get access to phonecalls, text, and internet by accessing the Iridium satellite network....
2019-06-15 10:30

Mozilla blocks UAE bid to become an internet security guardian after hacking reports Firefox browser maker Mozilla is blocking the United Arab Emirates' government from serving as one of its internet security gatekeepers, citing Reuters reports on a UAE cyber espionage program....
2019-07-10 00:30

Mark Zuckerberg’s ‘new rules’ for the internet happen to benefit Facebook Facebook has recently outlined how it intends to clean up its content, making much of the fact that it has expunged 3.3 billion fake profiles in the last six months. After 18 months of mounting criticism, culminating in Senator Elizabeth Warren’s pro...
2019-07-10 14:30

‘Homework gap’ shows millions of students lack home internet HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Nearly 3 million students in the U.S. face struggles keeping up with their studies because they don’t have home internet access. That’s according to an Associated Press analysis of census data. In classrooms, laptops and intern...
2019-06-10 19:15

| Internet on mobile services restored in Sudan, MTN subscribers confirm Mobile internet services were restored across Sudan Tuesday following a court order, weeks after the ruling generals imposed a blockade in the wake of a brutal crackdown on protesters....
2019-07-10 14:00

Microsoft Surface Pro 7: what we want to see Microsoft has been consistently designing some of the best Windows tablets and 2-in-1 laptops for years with its Surface lineup. When the Surface Pro 6 launched however, back in October 2018, there were relatively few improvements over the 2017 model...
2019-07-18 07:45

Sudan’s military has shut down the Internet to crush a popular revolt. Here’s how it could backfire. Sudan's military has taken a page out of the global authoritarian playbook and blocked Internet access in the country. The move could deal a significant blow to Sudan's economy and fuel further unrest....
2019-06-22 02:15

Overwhelmed Belgian monks enter internet age to sell prized beer Belgian Trappist monks who brew one of the world's most coveted beers are turning to online sales to ensure their limited supply goes directly to beer lovers rather than to profiteers....
2019-06-14 19:15

The Internet Has Gone Into Overdrive Imagining Meghan & Beyoncé Together At The Lion King UK Premiere While the attendance of Bey, who voices the character of Nala, is still yet to be confirmed, Buckingham Palace has announced that Meghan will join Harry in Leicester Square on the evening of July 14...
2019-07-11 16:45

Russia Plans to Block Major VPNs as Next Step in Closing Up Internet Russia is getting closer to implementing the sort of internet regulations that exist under the Great Firewall of China. Earlier this year, internet providers began preparing to conduct tests to find out if Russia can build an internet disconnected fr...
2019-06-07 19:15

RIP Grumpy Cat: Remembering that time we hung out with the Internet's most famous feline In honor of the Internet's favorite feline, USA TODAY revisits the time Grumpy Cat paid us a visit at our New York offices at the peak of her fame in 2014.        ...
2019-05-22 02:15

Internet joke plan to 'raid' Area 51 gets stern reply from US military What has driven millions of people to sign up to "storm" Area 51, the US government's military base? It's clearly just a bit of fun by internet jokesters, but the US military isn't laughing...
2019-07-17 21:45

The Internet Is Head Over Heels for a True Hero of Stranger Things Season 3 Warning: This post contains spoilers for Stranger Things. He had us at one Slurpee sip. We already told you Russian scientist Alexei (Alec Utgoff) was an amusing, delightful, valuable player, and now that people have devoured the show, the internet i...
2019-07-09 05:30

To Restore Internet Access After a Massive Quake, Peru Turned to Balloons Loon - an Internet-providing balloon service owned by Alphabet, Google's parent company - is providing Peru's people with wireless broadband communication....
2019-06-01 10:15

'Best day ever!' Internet pokes fun at Mexico's finance minister grim-faced job acceptance Mexico's Arturo Herrera looks grim in a viral video in which President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador names him finance minister, a job Herrera's predecessor left in a huff at a time when Latin America's second largest economy is signaling weakness....
2019-07-11 00:45

Google's internet balloon spinoff company is still looking for ways to make money Google's bet on balloons to deliver cell service soon faces a crucial test amid doubts about the viability of the technology by some potential customers....
2019-07-02 06:45

Google launches a Pride doodle, and it's getting lots of love on the internet Google has released a new doodle celebrating 50 years of pride, on the same day as the launch of Stonewall Forever. People are responding positively.        ...
2019-06-04 18:45

Recorded Future, just sold for $780 million, scours the internet for threat data Recorded Future, backed by the venture arms of Google and the CIA, was purchased by Insight Partners this week. Here's what they do, and how threat intelligence may represent one of the most promising sectors of the cybersecurity market....
2019-06-02 19:30

Inside the Controversial Company Helping China Control the Future of the Internet Dennis Honrud’s family has been farming wheat in eastern Montana for three generations. Unashamedly old school, Honrud sows only half his 6,000 acres, leaving the rest fallow to avoid soil depletion. “There’s not many of us left,...
2019-05-23 14:45

Britons increasingly fearful of internet risks, Ofcom research shows Support for regulation grows as 78% express concern over harmful experiencesBritish people are increasingly fearful of the risks posed by the internet, prompting greater support for more regulation following recent headlines about the theft of person...
2019-05-30 01:45

Federal regulators eye update to rules governing kids’ privacy and the Internet Federal regulators this week commenced a new effort to update and potentially expand the country's kids' privacy laws, questioning whether swift advancements in technology have outpaced rules meant to protect children under age 13....
2019-07-18 17:45

The Great Firewall of China by James Griffiths review – how to control the internet An eye-opening historical picture shows how China’s online strategy takes aim at the solidarity of its citizens – aided by US tech companiesA few years ago, Facebook started encouraging users to give it their phone numbers. This, it said, was only fo...
2019-05-22 00:45

Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju Nails #BottleCapChallenge, Internet Cheers Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju impressed the Internet as he aced the 'Bottle Cap Challenge', the latest viral phenomenon. In a bid to promote fitness in India, Mr Rijiju shared a video of his......
2019-07-12 13:45

After 15 years on the internet, I’m pleased to announce Jalopnik is finally giving its readers what After 15 years on the internet, I’m pleased to announce Jalopnik is finally giving its readers what they’ve always wanted most: a full video review of the Subaru Vivio T-Top, coming soon. Thank us later....
2019-07-16 21:45

UPDATE 2-First satellites for Musk's Starlink internet venture launched into orbit SpaceX, the private rocket company of high-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk, launched the first batch of 60 small satellites into low-Earth orbit on Thursday for Musk's new Starlink internet service....
2019-05-24 10:15

Get Involved, Internet: Help Edmonton honor its son with a Nathan Fillion Civilian Pavilion Nathan Fillion, the actor of choice for fans of wry crime-solvers, canceled sci-fi series, and the Uncharted video games, is one of the most recognizable Edmonton, Alberta exports since Tommy Chong, Joni Mitchell, and, uh, Ted Cruz headed south to ma...
2019-06-19 20:15

Pupdate: Dog-centered social media accounts are taking the internet by storm The latest internet trend has dog-centric social media accounts talking to followers from the dog's perspective from every social media platform.       ...
2019-06-10 17:45

Mexican president pitches universal internet in chat with Facebook's Zuckerberg Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said he spoke with Facebook Inc's Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday, inviting the social media tycoon to partner with him in a bid to promote universal internet access in Mexico....
2019-06-19 06:00

Google Says 'Internet Saathi' Programme Covers 2.6 Lakh Indian Villages Google India's 'Internet Saathi' programme which aims to empower rural women how to use the Internet has now added two more states -- Punjab and Odisha -- thus reaching 2.6 lakh villages in 20 states,......
2019-07-16 13:45

As New Zealand Fights Online Hate, the Internet’s Darkest Corners Resist If anything, the appetite for material connected to the Christchurch massacre is growing, even as New Zealand tries to deny the accused gunman a platform for his views....
2019-07-05 22:15

Wikipedia co-founder slams Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter and the 'appalling' internet Wikipedia Co-Founder Larry Sanger said social media companies like Facebook and Twitter exploit users' personal data resulting in "massive violations" of privacy and security....
2019-07-05 09:15

SpaceX Launches 60 Satellites for Elon Musk’s Starlink Internet Constellation With one launch in the books and potentially dozens still to go, SpaceX has begun its build-out of the ambitious Starlink internet constellation—a series of interconnected satellites designed to deliver high-speed internet to paying customers around ...
2019-05-24 21:15

Fake fundraisers trying to capitalize on murder of internet star Bianca Devins Fundraisers popping up online in honor of slain internet star Bianca Devins — whose gruesome murder was chronicled on Instagram by her alleged killer — are all fake, a spokesman for her family said Tuesday. Internet trolls are claiming to raise cash ...
2019-07-16 22:15

Brazil farmers struggle for internet signal as tech floods sector Brazil's lack of reliable internet accessibility in rural areas is an increasingly critical problem for its farmers, as more agricultural equipment arriving on the market is built to be updated online to work at full capacity....
2019-05-22 00:30

Xbox One X is $100 off during Microsoft's E3 sale It's one of the most wonderful times of the year for gamers as E3 is upon us. Not only will the next week or so bring more game announcements than you can shake a stick at, but you can expect sales galore from many of the big hitters. Microsoft,...
2019-06-08 09:15

Everything Microsoft Announced At E3 2019 The first details on a powerful new Xbox console, release dates for anticipated games like Cyberpunk 2077, and another developer acquired by Xbox Game Studios led Microsoft’s packed slate of announcements for its E3 briefing on Sunday....
2019-06-10 02:45

Microsoft Office vs LibreOffice Microsoft Office and LibreOffice are both excellent office suites, but how can you be sure which is right for you? On the surface the two look very similar, but there are some important differences to bear in mind when making your decision.   Pr...
2019-06-23 16:15

Sudan court orders company to end military-ordered internet blackout: lawyer A Sudanese court ordered telecoms operator Zain Sudan on Sunday to restore internet services, a lawyer said, after they were severed nearly three weeks ago when security forces dispersed protesters camping in central Khartoum....
2019-06-23 18:45

'Game of Thrones' author George R.R. Martin talks about the 'toxic' Internet fan backlash As things settle down following the fan-reviled final season of HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” author Georg R.R. Martin is sharing his thoughts on the backlash the show received....
2019-07-02 00:30

Antitrust regulators may also scrutinize internet firms' cryptocurrencies: German cartel chief Cryptocurrencies backed by big internet companies could come under the scrutiny of antitrust regulators, the head of Germany's Federal Cartel Office said on Thursday after Facebook last week launched its own version....
2019-06-27 19:45

To restore Internet access after a massive earthquake, the Peruvian government turned to balloons When a magnitude 8.0 earthquake struck remote parts of Peru’s Amazon region, Loon — an Internet-providing balloon service owned by Alphabet — dispatched a group of balloons to the impacted area....
2019-06-01 01:15

Huawei CEO Dodges Question About Chinese Internet Censorship During Awkward Press Event Huawei hosted a public relations event in China today called “A Coffee With Ren,” a made-for-TV special with CEO Ren Zhengfei. And while there were plenty of newsworthy moments, including the confirmation that Huawei phone sales are expected to slum...
2019-06-17 19:00

The Google-Genius copyright scandal reveals a much bigger problem for the internet giant A report earlier this week revealed how Genius, a site filled with song lyrics, was able to catch Google copying its content to display directly on the main Search results page. Google, meanwhile, explained what happened, placing the blame on the lyr...
2019-06-20 08:15

Somerset House Summer Series: Doves and The Internet among acts performing over 11 nights ACCLAIMED indie trio Doves are among a diverse range of acts set to perform at London’s Somerset House as part of the venue’s Summer Series this month....
2019-07-10 00:15

President Trump's Re-Election Rally Tops This Week's Internet News Roundup Last week President Trump announced his bid for re-election. The internet also got into a heated discussion about the definition of concentration camps....
2019-06-23 15:45

IoT Report: How Internet of Things technology growth is reaching mainstream companies and consumers This is a preview of the Internet of Things (2018) research report from Business Insider Intelligence. To learn more about the IoT ecosystem, tech trends and industry forecasts, click here. The Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming how companies a...
2019-07-12 12:45

Bella Thorne just leaked her own nude photos — here are 7 other times she's broken the internet with controversy Slaven Vlasic/Getty Image Bella Throne recently posted nudes to thwart a hacker who threatened to post them. Her decision has been met with polarizing reactions with some people describing her decision as empowering, while others thought she should...
2019-06-20 04:45

Government internet ban leaves parts of Myanmar ‘in a blackout’, UN expert calls for immediate lifting With “no media access” in parts of the country and “serious restrictions” on humanitarian organizations, the United Nations expert on the situation of human rights in Myanmar urged the Government on Monday to “reverse its decision” and lift the mobil...
2019-06-27 20:30

England's FA Hopes Internet Shaming Will Prevent The Lads From Acting Like Absolute Knobs The most recent instance of English lads descending on the Iberian peninsula for a soccer match ended up making international news after a Brit shoved an old man into a fountain. So it makes sense that England’s Football Association would want to st...
2019-05-31 07:15

Katy Perry Supports Orlando Bloom's Ex Miranda Kerr and the Internet Could Not Be Happier No drama here! On Thursday, Katy Perry stepped out at a launch event for Kora Organics, hosted by founder Miranda Kerr. The songstress and supermodel posed for a photo together,......
2019-06-21 18:15

Today's Internet Artifact Is Tiny Rose Lavelle Doing Soccer Tricks To Eurythmics Before Rose Lavelle was a World Cup champion, a bronze ball winner, or a USWNT player, she was a kid doing totally sick soccer tricks in her backyard so she could impress Grandma. Apparently, in addition to Mia Hamm, Rose loved Eurythmics....
2019-07-10 12:45

Sophie Turner Gifted the Internet the Best Game of Thrones Series Finale Photo Nothing will top the Game of Thrones photo Sophie Turner posted on her Instagram. Nothing. Nobody post behind-the-scenes photos ever again, Sophie Turner cannot be topped. The photo is of......
2019-05-21 16:30

20 years later, the original viral website for The Blair Witch Project still haunts the internet Twenty years ago today, The Blair Witch Project hit theaters after an unprecedented, months’ long marketing campaign capitalizing on America’s increasingly accessible internet connections and penchant to be, uh, a bunch of gullible, distraction-cravi...
2019-07-16 19:30

The Internet Thinks Taylor Swift Called Out Scooter Braun During "Shake It Off" Performance Taylor Swift was singing "Shake It Off"--and speaking up. On the heels of the star's drama with Scooter Braun over the ownership of her master recordings, fans were listening......
2019-07-11 20:15

Canada outlines spectrum plans ahead of ultra-fast 5G internet rollout Canada on Wednesday said it was preparing for the arrival of ultra-fast 5G internet service as it outlined plans to make more 5G spectrum available starting next year....
2019-06-06 01:15

UPDATE 1-Mexican president pitches universal internet in chat with Facebook's Zuckerberg Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said he spoke with Facebook Inc's Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday, inviting the social media tycoon to partner with him in a bid to promote universal internet access in Mexico....
2019-06-19 03:45

Trump invites far-right internet figures to discuss bias at ‘social media summit’ Project Veritas founder James O’Keefe and activists Bill Mitchell and Charlie Kirk will attend Thursday’s event, but no social mediaThe White House has invited a number of social media pundits and Republican lawmakers to discuss “opportunities and ch...
2019-07-11 19:45

Myanmar shuts down internet in conflict areas as UN expert warns of potential abuses A top United Nations official has warned of "serious implications for human rights" in parts of Myanmar after the government shut down mobile data networks....
2019-06-28 07:01

Everything as a service: Is this the end of CapEx? The Cloud Revolution allowed compute and storage to be delivered as a service. This has proven to be a popular model for the enterprise, though will this acceptance endure for specialized services?...
2019-07-03 03:30

Former Microsoft employee gets 2 years for embezzlement SEATTLE (AP) — A former Microsoft sports marketing director has been sentenced to more than two years in prison after admitting he tried to embezzle $1.5 million — including $240,000 worth of Super Bowl tickets. U.S. District Judge Ricardo Martinez s...
2019-06-29 03:45

Someone may have just leaked all of Microsoft’s plans for E3 2019 In many ways, E3 2019 will be the last hurrah for this video game console generation. Sony has recently confirmed that it is already deep in development on its PlayStation 4 successor, and Microsoft started talking about the future of Xbox a full yea...
2019-05-21 20:45

Microsoft's Surface Pro 6 laptop is nearly $300 off on Amazon Antonio Villas-Boas/Business Insider The Microsoft Surface Pro 6 is one of the most stylish and powerful 2-in-1 laptops out there. For a limited time, the device is nearly $300 off on Amazon, making it one of the lowest prices we've seen for the Sur...
2019-06-28 04:30

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with WSL 2 Microsoft has released Windows 10 build 18917 from the 20H1 branch with download, Narrator, WSL, and inking improvements, plus the usual bug fixes.Read More...
2019-06-13 18:15

You can now try out Microsoft’s Edge browser for macOS Microsoft has officially announced a preview of its Microsoft Edge browser for the macOS. Microsoft originally unveiled plans for the browser at its annual BUILD developers conference held on May 6. The browser is based on Google’s open-source Chromi...
2019-05-21 14:45

What new collaborations will you be doing in Microsoft's Fluid Framework? Microsoft promises a new kind of shared interactive experience inside documents. But what does that really mean, and what does SharePoint have to do with it?...
2019-05-28 17:15

Hands-On With Microsoft's New Elite Controller The current Elite is already the best controller (a lot of) money can buy, but Microsoft is showing off a new and improved version at E3, which you can get a closer look at in this video....
2019-06-11 02:30

Microsoft ‘still considering’ a $60 xCloud streaming console Although not much has been said about it publicly, Microsoft is still considering a cheap new micro-console that could stream games from its xCloud service, according to a new set of rumors from people who are familiar with Microsoft's plans.&#x...
2019-07-08 23:30

Microsoft gives Immersive Reader the AI treatment Microsoft is turning its Immersive Learning tool into an Azure Cognitive Service and partnering with do-it-yourself computer-building kit maker Kano to develop a $300 Windows 10 S Mode PC kit....
2019-06-21 05:45

Microsoft posts a record $29.1 billion Q1. Same old, same old (credit: Julien GONG Min / Flickr) Microsoft has posted the results of the first quarter of its 2019 financial year, which runs up until September 30, 2018. Revenue was $29.1 billion, up 19 percent year on year, to set a new record for the company'...
2019-05-22 07:45

Microsoft is teasing Windows 1.0, and everyone is confused Microsoft is up to something. Yesterday the Windows team dropped a sizzler video on Twitter, announcing the "all-new" Windows 1.0. It posted the same video over on its Instagram account, but only after it had wiped every single other post from its pa...
2019-07-02 14:00

Microsoft Office is getting better on virtual desktops New features are coming to Office 365 to help improve its functionality in virtualized environments, including the upcoming Windows Virtual Desktop service, according to a new blog post from Microsoft.After acquiring former partner FSLogix last year ...
2019-07-03 00:15

Microsoft Office 365: A cheat sheet Office 365 provides the productivity tools required by a modern enterprise workforce. This guide covers key details, including available applications, system requirements, and subscription options....
2019-05-28 16:15

Microsoft Launcher getting a bucketload of new features soon As developers keep adding new features and improvements via regular updates, Microsoft's Android launcher is becoming better and better. The upcoming update promises to further enhance user experience thanks to a number of important new options and a...
2019-06-23 00:45

Microsoft Is Considering a Dedicated Office Key for Keyboards—Here's What It Should Do Microsoft introduced the Windows key on the Microsoft Natural Keyboard back in 1994, and while sometimes it can be a bit annoying (like when you accidentally hit it while playing games), the Windows key has proven itself useful enough to find its way...
2019-06-18 18:30

Microsoft Wants to Protect Your Identity With Bitcoin Microsoft announced plans to use the bitcoin blockchain to create a "digital identity" that could be used to access sites and apps across the internet....
2019-05-22 11:45

Microsoft calls for US version of GDPR As we approach the one year anniversary of the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Microsoft has outlined its vision for a US version of the regulation that would make it easier for consumers to protect their data.The com...
2019-05-21 19:45

Microsoft Outlook is getting a much-needed facelift At last year's Ignite conference Microsoft announced an opt-in experience that would allow users to try out the new Outlook on the web and now after eight months of testing, the updated version is beginning to roll out.With its new release, the ...
2019-07-05 21:15

We Will Have It, Oh! In Rare Show of Unity, Internet Throws Draws at Winston Duke’s Squat Form We have watched and listened for the human mountains! We have watched with lust as your thigh meat advancements have been overseen by The Root staff, who scoffs at having chill. And now you want to hand over this thirst trap to the world, which could...
2019-06-05 06:45

Myanmar orders internet shutdown in conflict-torn Rakhine state: telco operator Myanmar authorities ordered telecoms companies to shut down internet services in conflict-torn western Myanmar, a leading operator said on Saturday, amid heightening tensions in the region, where government troops are fighting ethnic rebels....
2019-06-22 20:45

Live-action ‘Sonic’ movie delayed after the internet ripped apart its horrific character design Turns out, it’s going to take another three months to correct the appearance of the titular hero in the forthcoming live-action Sonic the Hedgehog movie, work that began almost immediately after fans got their first look at Sonic’s unsett...
2019-05-25 00:45

Cuba's Internet Restrictions Continue to Crumble as It Legalizes Private Wifi and Imported Routers If you want to get online in Cuba, you currently have to go to a government-sanctioned hotspot, build your own illicit hotspot using illegal routers, or create a hotspot with an expensive 3G connection on your phone. But that will soon change, accord...
2019-05-29 22:30

Google’s balloon project has a new test: Providing Internet access to ‘mountainous villagers’ in Kenya Loon — an Internet-providing balloon service owned by Alphabet, Google’s parent company — will give “mountain villagers” in Kenya the opportunity to purchase 4g service....
2019-07-05 18:15

AOC, Trump join list of celebs and social media stars as 'most influential people on the internet' While Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and President Trump differ vastly in their political views, a new ranking highlights some common ground between the two....
2019-07-17 00:45

Belle Delphine, Internet star who sold her bath water, has Instagram account deleted Belle Delphine, an Instagram star who made headlines for selling her bath water to fans, has had her account removed by the platform.       ...
2019-07-19 20:15

Safer Internet Day: ‘Be kind online’, says UNICEF, urging action to prevent cyberbullying, harassment Online violence, cyberbullying and digital harassment affect over 70 per cent of young people globally, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Tuesday, calling for concerted action to tackle and prevent this form of violence....
2019-05-21 14:38

Nicole Dollanganger begs internet to stop sharing Bianca Devins’ murder photos A Canadian singer-songwriter is begging people to stop sending her photos of murdered social media star Bianca Devins. Nicole Dollanganger, 27, posted a note on Twitter calling Devins’ death “evil, cruel and senseless.” “While I know some of u are ve...
2019-07-17 16:00

Harry and Meghan, Ariana Grande on Time's list of most influential people on the internet Harry and Meghan, Ariana Grande and Jada Pinkett Smith are among the 25 most influential people on the internet, according to Time magazine.       ...
2019-07-16 18:45

CFE'S YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME SEVEN PERCENT AHEAD OF 2007; Exchange On Pace For Fourth Consecutive Year Of Record Volume Growth CHICAGO, December 1, 2008- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that year to date, 2008 trading volume is seven percent ahead of the same period a year ago.Through the end of November, total trading volume at CFE stands at 1,119,553 c...
2019-05-23 21:15

NBC revives ‘A.P. Bio’ for its streaming service Dropping A.P. Bio is never a good idea. NBC has approved the Lorne Michaels-produced comedy for a third season -- but will feature it exclusively on its upcoming streaming platform, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The network just last month ele...
2019-07-18 12:45

The rise of robots-as-a-service Just as cable companies include set-top box costs in their monthly bill, robot makers will sell subscriptionss of hardware/software bundles.Read More...
2019-07-01 13:45

CFE'S AUGUST AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME UP OVER PREVIOUS MONTH; Year-To-Date Volume 20% Ahead Of Year-Ago CHICAGO, September 2, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that August average daily volume of 4,343 contracts rose three percent over the 4,208 contracts per day during July 2008. Total trading volume at CFE during August was ...
2019-05-23 21:15

CBOE Awarded U.S. Options Exchange of the Year By Futures and Options World For Fourth Straight Year CHICAGO, IL -- December 9, 2015 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) was named “U.S. Options Exchange of the Year” for the fourth consecutive year at a December 8 awards ceremony during Futures and Options World magazine’s Derivatives World...
2019-05-22 12:15

Trump Invites Consortium of Conservative Internet Trolls to The White House for 'Social Media Summit' As a part of President Donald Trump’s latest crusade promoting his misleading and misguided theories that social media companies are discriminating against conservatives, the White House is hosting a “social media summit” that will assemble several c...
2019-07-03 16:30

Trevor Noah mocks outrage at Facebook over Pelosi video: 'If the internet had no fake videos, it would be the library!' "Daily Show" host Trevor Noah mocked the uproar at Facebook on Thursday night for their refusal to take down a doctored video of Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif, that portrays her as under the influence. ...
2019-06-01 00:15

Microsoft unveils an even more customizable Elite controller Remember the Xbox Elite controller? Well, it's just been replaced. Microsoft says its new Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 (what a mouthful) has "over 30 new ways to play like a pro," including adjustable-tension thumbsticks and shorter h...
2019-06-10 03:30

Microsoft's Windows 1.0 announcement was about 'Stranger Things' Microsoft set the internet abuzz last week when it made a cryptic announcement about the "all-new" Windows 1.0 -- and now we know why. As we'd already speculated, it's all about Stranger Things. To celebrate the return of the show -- set in...
2019-07-09 03:45

Microsoft's next big Windows 10 update is actually pretty small We hope you liked the features added in the Windows 10 May 2019 update, because it may be a while before other noticeable upgrades happen. Microsoft committed to a biannual major release schedule for Windows 10 back in 2017, and now it confirmed that...
2019-07-02 14:00

Saved from obsolescence, Microsoft is now making Paint better Enlarge / A picture apparently constructed in Paint using the keyboard exclusively. (credit: Microsoft) The news for mspaint.exe aficionados is just getting better and better. Microsoft's original plan was to deprecate Paint and end its development...
2019-05-21 16:15

Microsoft to Launch Just One Next-Gen Xbox Console, Not Two: Report Microsoft is reportedly focused on developing a single console for release next year, unlike the previous reports that had claimed the existence of two consoles....
2019-06-21 15:45

All the Xbox Announcements From Microsoft's E3 2019 Event At E3 2019, Microsoft gave release dates for Halo Infinite, Gears 5, unveiled Flight Simulator 2020, confirmed George R.R. Martin's Dark Souls collaboration, and brought Keanu Reeves on stage to......
2019-06-10 11:00

Review: Microsoft’s Windows 1.11 is an Upside Down mess Microsoft today announced that it was the year 1985. We checked the Microsoft store to confirm this and, as Windows 1.11 was just made available, the Redmond company’s story checks out. Here’s the message, as we received it: Microsoft and Netflix hav...
2019-07-09 09:30

Microsoft is teasing Windows 1.0 and other 1980s software Enlarge / Windows got the '80s treatment, but we're not sure what's actually being promoted. (credit: Aurich Lawson) Either Microsoft is gearing up for a very odd promotional effort or somebody on the Windows team has hijacked a functioning time ma...
2019-07-03 05:15

Double Fine joins Microsoft Studios Microsoft Studios has been on an acquisition spree over the past year or so, snatching up the likes of Ninja Theory, Playground Games, InXile, and Obsidian. During the company's marathon E3 keynote on Sunday, Microsoft announced that it has also...
2019-06-10 03:30

Microsoft AI creates realistic speech with little training Text-to-speech conversion is becoming increasingly clever, but there's a problem: it can still take plenty of training time and resources to produce natural-sounding output. Microsoft and Chinese researchers might have a more effective way. Th...
2019-05-27 03:45

View RAW Images in Windows 10 With Microsoft's New Plugin Microsoft just released a free RAW Image extension for Windows 10 that makes viewing RAW files much easier in Windows’ File Explorer—photographers, rejoice. Instead of having to use Adobe Photoshop or other third-party apps and plug-ins to open RAW i...
2019-07-11 20:15

Microsoft launches AI for Cultural Heritage program Microsoft's latest AI for Good initiative -- AI for Cultural Heritage -- aims to preserve and celebrate people, places, and historical artifacts.Read More...
2019-07-12 00:45

Microsoft Teams is now officially bigger than Slack Enlarge / A Microsoft office (not to be confused with Microsoft Office). (credit: Julien GONG Min / Flickr) Microsoft Teams may have only been around for two years, but the group-chat platform is already larger than one of its main competitors. Mic...
2019-07-12 05:45

Microsoft Testing Passwordless Sign-Ins for Windows 10 Microsoft is testing a passwordless future for Windows 10 PCs. The company has released a new build for Fast Ring insiders that adds a new option that enables passwordless sign-ins for Microsoft......
2019-07-11 14:45

Microsoft announces new features for SharePoint and OneDrive At its annual SharePoint Conference in Las Vegas, Microsoft announced that it is adding new features to SharePoint and OneDrive for Business.The company began its presentation with the announcement of SharePoint Home Sites which it describes as ...
2019-05-22 13:30

Microsoft: Gaming should be for everyone, shouldn’t be toxic stew Enlarge (credit: Microsoft) Microsoft's Xbox chief Phil Spencer has written a paean to video gaming, calling games a unifying force that anyone and everyone can enjoy. He rejoices in gaming's ability to sustain communities, foster friendships, and ...
2019-05-21 19:30

Microsoft's reworked Edge browser is available to try on Windows 7 Microsoft has expanded the reach of its Chromium-based Edge browser to one of its most important audiences: namely, people who have to (or want to) use older versions of Windows. The company has released Canary channel preview builds of Edge for Win...
2019-06-20 04:30

Microsoft drops Huawei laptops from its store Microsoft has stopped selling the Huawei MateBook X Pro in its online store in the wake of the US Government’s blacklisting of the Chinese firm.The move follows news that Google will be banning Huawei smartphones and tablets from getting Andro...
2019-05-22 13:30

Apple and Microsoft made a new iCloud for Windows app Apple and Microsoft teamed up to create an iCloud Drive experience that will hopefully resolve some compatibility issues. A brand new iCloud for Windows app is available today in the Microsoft Store for Windows 10 users. The iCloud app will use the s...
2019-06-12 03:01

Microsoft to Test New Videogame-Streaming Project The tech giant said on Sunday it will begin publicly testing its new videogame-streaming initiative in October, just ahead of when Google’s competing service is slated to launch....
2019-06-10 05:45

Battletoads gameplay revealed at Microsoft’s E3 briefing After announcing a new Battletoads at last year's Electronic Entertainment Expo, Microsoft has given us a better look at the game at its event this year.Read More...
2019-06-10 05:00

Microsoft thrives on Android, iOS as bet away from Windows pays off As Microsoft Word tops 1 billion installs on Android and Office is all over the iOS productivity rankings, the software giant has its beyond-Windows hits. Now it may have a needle or two to thread....
2019-07-15 21:00

Apple's New iCloud for Windows App Now Available in Microsoft Store Apple and Microsoft have teamed up to offer a brand new iCloud experience to the Windows 10 users. The companies have released a new iCloud for Windows app that can be downloaded from the Microsoft......
2019-06-12 15:00

Watch Microsoft's E3 2019 press event here with us! Microsoft, with Sony sitting out this year, has a big show ahead of it -- and a big chance to claim all the gaming headlines. In the last 24 hours, Microsoft gave us a strong hint of major announcements on its next-gen console -- expect teraflop chat...
2019-06-10 03:30

Microsoft’s new ‘Flight Simulator’ looks like a wild 4K ride Microsoft showed off the next version of its Flight Simulator game at E3 2019, and it looks incredible. The company began the video teaser showing off a scene from the skies that it says was captured in real-time 4K. As you might expect, the new Flig...
2019-06-10 03:30

Microsoft's 'Modern OS' vision: A foreshadowing of 'Lite' or more of the same? Is Microsoft's vision for 'a modern OS' something brand-new? Or is it just the next phase of the Microsoft 'Modern Desktop'? 'Modern' is in the eye of the beholder....
2019-05-29 18:15

Microsoft and Oracle link their cloud services to take on AWS Microsoft and Oracle reached an agreement to make their two cloud computing services work together with high-speed links between their data centers.Read More...
2019-06-06 15:45

We Put Microsoft’s Project xCloud To An Unexpected Test It’s unclear how accurately one can judge a new game-streaming service at a show like E3 here in Los Angeles, when the value of the service is going to be whether it works in normal situations. E3 ain’t a normal situation. But after Xbox chief Phil S...
2019-06-11 19:30

Microsoft may still have a streaming-only console on the drawing board Microsoft’s new baby, the console codenamed Project Scarlett, is currently getting the lion’s share of attention. Despite not having a working model to show, Microsoft lavished the next-gen device with showtime during E3, including the world’s vagues...
2019-07-10 04:00

Microsoft continues distancing Cortana from Windows Microsoft's virtual assistant Cortana could be split off from Windows 10 to become its own separate app. The Verge reports that a beta version of Cortana has appeared on the Windows Store and is now available to download....
2019-06-29 00:30

Microsoft hints towards a new ‘modern OS’ with seamless updates Microsoft‘s VP of Consumer and Device Sales, Nick Parker, hinted yesterday towards a new ‘modern OS‘ with seamless updates at the Computex trade show in Taiwan. According to Parker, the OS will have “enablers” and “delighters” like seamless updates, ...
2019-05-30 19:15

Why Microsoft could be dropping the ball on software piracy Search for “cheap microsoft office” on Bing, Microsoft’s own search engine and you might be surprised to see what gets displayed. Outside the usual Microsoft adverts and search results are a bunch of websites all vying for your a...
2019-07-18 18:30

The UK’s first Microsoft Store opens in July. Here’s what to expect Microsoft today announced that its long-awaited UK retail launch will take place on July 11, less than six weeks from now, when it opens its first London store. As you’d expect from any ambitious UK retail launch worth its salt, Microsoft has chosen ...
2019-05-30 19:15

Microsoft hints at new features and big changes coming in Windows 11 When compared to Windows Vista and Windows 8, Windows 10 has been a runaway success. That’s not to say that Microsoft’s latest operating system is perfect, but it improved upon its predecessors in nearly every way and has only gotten bett...
2019-05-30 05:30

Amazon, Microsoft wage war over the Pentagon's 'war cloud' Amazon and Microsoft are battling it out over a $10 billion opportunity to build the U.S. military its first "war cloud" computing system. But Amazon's early hopes of a shock-and-awe victory may be slipping away....
2019-07-09 21:15

Any eBooks you bought from Microsoft will soon disappear forever With physical goods increasingly getting replaced by a digital equivalent — from books to movies and much more — it begs the question: How does this change our common understanding of ownership? But most people probably don’t give a...
2019-07-02 19:45

Here’s why your Microsoft Store ebooks won’t work next month The eBook market is most closely associated with four prominent players: Apple, Amazon, Barnes and Noble’s, and Rakuten, which makes the Kobo eReaders. But it’s easy to forget that Microsoft once owned its own eBook marketplace. Now, in 2019, it’s ex...
2019-06-28 02:15

Microsoft’s Windows 1.11 app is the perfect tie-in for ‘Stranger Things 3’ Whether you binge-watched Stranger Things 3 the day it dropped on Netflix, or you’ve decided to savor it at a slower pace, you need to check out Microsoft’s clever collaboration with the streaming service to bring the world of the show to...
2019-07-09 11:15

AT&T teams with Microsoft on 5G, AI, cloud, and edge innovations The carrier and software giant will work together on next-generation networking and cloud applications, relying on AT&T's 5G network and Microsoft's Azure.Read More...
2019-07-17 20:45

Microsoft's Xbox Game Pass is coming to PC PC players, rejoice: Microsoft is bringing its previously console-centric subscription service, Xbox Game Pass, to Windows 10. The company is promising a new, "curated library" with more than 100 titles from various third-party developers including B...
2019-05-30 19:30

Xbox at E3 2019: what we want to see from Microsoft's big keynote conference It's shaping up to be a big E3 for Microsoft. With Sony skipping this year's event entirely, Microsoft's Xbox E3 2019 conference has the chance to steal the whole show. And it looks like that could be the case, with rumors circulating ...
2019-05-23 19:15

CBOE Awarded U.S Options Exchange of the Year from Futures and Options World for Third Straight Year CHICAGO, IL -- December 11, 2014 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) has been named “U.S. Options Exchange of the Year” for the third consecutive year at an awards ceremony during Futures and Options World magazine’s Derivatives World Lond...
2019-05-22 22:15

This year's wildfire season in California could be worse than last year's, officials warn As bad as last year's wildfire season was in the western USA, this season's could be even worse, federal forecasters warn.        ...
2019-06-17 20:00

CFE'S YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME 70% AHEAD OF FIRST HALF OF 2007; June Volume Rose 22% Over Year-Ago CHICAGO, July 1, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that year-to-date trading volume is 70% ahead of the same time period from a year-ago.Through the end of June, total trading volume at CFE stands at 608,674 contracts traded...
2019-05-23 22:30

CFE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME ROSE 54% IN MAY; Year-To-Date Trading Volume Is 85% Ahead Of Last Year CHICAGO, June 2, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE), today announced that average daily volume during the month of May was 5,679 contracts, a rise of 54% over the 3,682 contracts per day during May 2007.Total trading volume at CFE during May...
2019-05-23 22:30

Amazon to End Its Restaurant Delivery Service Amazon Restaurants, which was available in nearly 200 American cities, will officially close on June 24. The company says it will focus on grocery delivery....
2019-06-11 23:30

Nearly 1 out of 4 Netflix subscribers think the service is too expensive As far as video streaming options are concerned, you’d be hard-pressed to find a service that offers consumers more bang for the buck than Netflix. Even with a series of incremental price increases over the past few years, the value proposition...
2019-07-11 05:15

Sprint turns on 5G service in four cities Make that three big US carriers that have hopped aboard the 5G bandwagon -- Sprint has launched its 5G service in parts of Atlanta, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston and Kansas City. You'll need to wait until May 31st to buy the LG V50 ThinQ or HTC 5G ...
2019-05-30 21:15

AT&T brings 5G service to its 20th city in the US AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon have all made 5G network-related announcements in the last couple of days. It's like they talked each other agreed to light up their 5G networks in various cities across the US at the same time.Since we've already reported...
2019-06-28 09:45

Two US service members killed in Afghanistan The U.S. military has announced that two service members were killed in Afghanistan on Wednesday. At this time, their names are being withheld until 24 hours after families are notified of their deaths, in accordance with Department of Defense policy...
2019-06-27 21:15

How to Opt Into AT&T's Free Robocall-Blocking Service Robocalls are annoying, but combating them is messy and uneven at best. You have some ammunition against this annoyance on your Android or iOS device, but that’s a reactionary tactic, not a proactive one....
2019-07-10 23:30

Queen learns to use self-service checkout Britain's Queen Elizabeth took part in supermarket retailer Sainsbury's 150th birthday celebrations on Wednesday, and even took the time to learn about self-service checkouts....
2019-05-22 21:30

Slack Technologies down 1% after service outage Shares of Slack Technologies were down about 1% in extended trade on Friday after the messaging software company said it was still working to resolve reports of downgraded performance from some users....
2019-06-28 22:45

Uber suspends XL service in Istanbul U.S.-based ride-hailing service Uber will suspend its UberXL services in Istanbul from Friday, it said, though passengers in Turkey's largest city will still be able to call smaller yellow taxis through its app....
2019-05-31 17:45

BET is reportedly launching its own TV streaming service After debuting a mobile streaming service in 2016, BET is reportedly joining the TV streaming market with the launch of a standalone streaming service called BET+....
2019-06-11 19:15

Con Ed: 'All customers are back in service' after NYC blackout Power company Con Edison said service has been restored to the tens of thousands of customers who lost electricity for several hours in Midtown Manhattan, starting at about 7 p.m. on Saturday night....
2019-07-14 19:15

Gabbard and Buttigieg on Their Military Service Representative Tulsi Gabbard served two combat tours in the Middle East, and Mayor Pete Buttigieg was deployed to Afghanistan as with the Navy. They often cite their service....
2019-06-27 19:30

Best phone service for business in 2019 Editor's note: Looking for a Phone Service for your business? If you're looking for information to help you choose the one that's right for you, use the questionnaire below to have our partner site, BuyerZone, provide you with informat...
2019-06-22 14:15

AT&T eyes $16-$17-a-month streaming service: WSJ AT&T Inc's WarnerMedia may price its streaming service between $16 and $17 per month, instead of a multi-tiered plan, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
2019-06-06 21:30

Boeing 737 MAX May Not Return To Service Until August The International Air Transport Association (IATA) expects it could take until August before the Boeing Co 737 MAX returns to service, the airline group's head said on Wednesday, adding that the final......
2019-05-29 14:00

A.P. Bio has been revived for NBCUniversal's streaming service Most of the time the world can seem like one big dumpster heap, but not today, friends—no, not today. For today we celebrate the revival of A.P. Bio, which was picked up, dusted off, and cozily embraced by the powers-that-be at NBC. More specifically...
2019-07-17 21:45

WarnerMedia announces HBO Max streaming service WarnerMedia announced Tuesday the launch of its own streaming service, HBO Max, which will feature original programming and content from a variety of the company's channels, including Cartoon Network and TBS....
2019-07-10 04:45

A bad Uber rating could get you banned from the service If your Uber rating is too low, you could be banned from using the car-riding service. Uber announced it was refreshing its guidelines.        ...
2019-05-30 02:15

The New Service Wars Are Here to Empty Your Wallet Canon versus Nikon. Dell versus HP. Microsoft versus Apple. Tech companies have been battling over their piece of the pie for years, that ain’t new. But recently, tech and non-tech companies alike have started changing up their business models so tha...
2019-06-23 00:30

FAA says has no timetable for Boeing 737 MAX's return to service The Federal Aviation Administration said on Wednesday it does not have a specific timetable on when Boeing Co's troubled 737 MAX jet would return to service after two fatal crashes led to the airplane's worldwide grounding in March....
2019-06-12 19:45

Inside the Secret Service lab with more than 15K ink samples WASHINGTON— In a cabinet inside a modest laboratory in downtown Washington are rows and rows of ink samples in plastic squeeze bottles and small glass jars. To the untrained eye, it’s just a bunch of blackish liquid with strange names like “moldy spo...
2019-07-09 02:45

What Should I Do If I Don't Trust My Local Dealer to Service My New Car? As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are discussing service issues on brand new cars, what to fix before you sell...
2019-06-15 02:30

APRIL IS BUSIEST MONTH EVER AT CFE; Trading Rises 536% Over 2009, Seventh Consecutive Month of Year-Over-Year Volume Increases, VIX Futures Sets New Daily and Monthly Records CHICAGO, May 3, 2010 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that April 2010 was the busiest trading month ever at the Exchange as a total of 296,541 contracts changed hands. For the month, April trading volume was up 536 percent whe...
2019-05-23 20:30

Microsoft isn’t planning for Project Scarlett to be the last Xbox console Before the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 launched in 2013, there was some speculation about whether or not there would be another console generation in the traditional sense. With everything going digital, would Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo still feel ...
2019-06-14 08:15

Xbox on a phone: Microsoft Project xCloud hands-on Microsoft's Project xCloud is almost ready for public consumption. In fact, it's launching in some capacity this October, with the ability to stream games from your at-home Xbox One to any device you own. The company's big E3 showcase ...
2019-06-11 08:30

Microsoft’s M12 leads $25 million investment in API marketplace RapidAPI Microsoft's M12 has led a $25 million investment in RapidAPI, a public API marketplace that is launching a new service today for internal APIs.Read More...
2019-06-11 14:45

This week in tech history: Microsoft shows us the Surface At Engadget, we spend every day looking at how technology will shape the future. But it's also important to look back at how far we've come. That's what This Week in Tech History does. Join us every weekend for a recap of historical te...
2019-06-17 00:15

Deal: Grab Microsoft's premium Surface Headphones for $100 off Microsoft made a risky move when it decided to launch the Surface Headphones, a premium product that directly competes with the likes of Sony WH-1000XM3 and Bose QC35 II headphones when it comes to price.The main advantage of Microsoft's headphones i...
2019-06-16 03:30

Microsoft's Elite Series 2 Controller Feels Like an Improvement in Every Way On Sunday, Microsoft announced a new iteration of the Microsoft Elite Controller. And that is great news because while the original was a landmark concept, in practice, it was kind of junk. The Series 2, at least from my limited time with it, seems l...
2019-06-11 16:30

How Microsoft hopes to preserve privacy while gathering AR map data Researchers at Microsoft detail an attack vector for augmented reality map data, and a method that might help to preserve privacy in those same maps.Read More...
2019-06-13 22:00

Leak shows Microsoft's very purple 'Fortnite' Xbox One S Microsoft's rumored Fortnite Xbox One appears to be real... and it wouldn't just be a basic software bundle. WinFuture claims to have obtained images and details of the system, and the Xbox One S variant would come in a very, very conspicu...
2019-05-26 02:30

Microsoft’s Project Scarlett might be the most backwards-compatible console ever In the midst of the rest of the news from E3, Microsoft quietly revealed it’d no longer be adding older games to its Backwards Compatibility program, but that it would be striving to make those games already part of its library capable of running on ...
2019-06-13 11:00