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Daredevils jump from mountain top, land in plane mid-air

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The duo BASE jumped from Jungfrau Mountain, one of the highest in the Swiss Alps at about 13,000 feet, and flew in formation with a Pilatus Porter down the steep mountainside before flying through its side cargo door. In an interview with Redbull.com, Reffet revealed all the details behind the daredevil stunt. One month later, we came back for another session. "We managed to make it five times", he said. Read More »

Infiniti QX50 revealed with a world's-first engine

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The QX50's launch is scheduled for early next year in the USA, and may make it to the United Kingdom late in 2018. The all-new platform has a front-engine/front-wheel-drive configuration with an all-wheel drive option. The QX50's new internal combustion power plant, coming at a time when many auto companies are focusing more energy on hybrid and electric technologies, "will extend the functional life span of gasoline engines", one analyst said. Read More »

The Apple-Qualcomm patent feud expands to the Snapdragon processor

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Throughout 2017 Apple and Qualcomm have been locked in a fierce legal battle, and the latest twist is that Apple has filed a countersuit against Qualcomm for patent violation . "Apple began seeking those patents years before Qualcomm began seeking the patents it asserts against Apple in this case", the company wrote in its complaint. Read More »

BMW USA Announces Price for the all-new BMW M5

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The lengthy gestation period has seen the first open-top model from BMW's fledgling i brand adopt a re-engineered roof structure. The same powertrain tweaks have been applied to the i8 coupe, too. These numbers mean that while Elon Musk's new Tesla Roadster can promise a 0-60 run in 1.9 seconds , the i8 family remains on the conservative side with a time of 4.2 seconds for the Coupe, and 4.4 for the Roadster. Read More »

Waze Adds Motorcycle Mode, Carpool Lane Support

The new mode, which comes included in the latest update to Waze , is a dedicated section exclusively for motorbike, scooter and moped riders but still offers the same features drivers are now accustomed to, including speed camera alerts, road closures and alerts on police. Read More »

Google finally fixes the 'wrong' burger and beer emojis in Android 8.1

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If you need a re-fresher, they had the cheese under the patty. Replying to those claims the CEO of Google, Sundar Pichai , said that the team will bring a fix soon. The new version will also replace the original version of Google's cheeseburger emoji that had the sitting cheese underneath the patty. In addition, the new cheese emoji is getting more attractive and three-dimensional appearance that must please the from age fans all over the world. Read More »

New Mercedes CLS spotted on test tracks in Nürburgring

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While we're in the dark regarding the all-new CLS until tomorrow, scope out pictures that leaked from another website. The interior of the auto is also seeing lots of changes. Four-cylinder options are expected. Just a few days will take place the official presentation of the Mercedes-Benz CLS new generation, but to preserve the appearance of the model secret until the premiere failed: the network "leaked" official images of the vehicle. Read More »

Call of Duty WWII microtransactions now live in-game

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A recent video leak has revealed some of the potential new game modes and weapons which could be heading to Call of Duty: WWII in the near future. The video has already been taken down, but it revealed a number of different game modes and weapons. This is not the first time that "Call of Duty: WW2" has been affected by data leaks. Read More »

CEO Says Snapchat Is Better Than Fake News-Filled Social Media

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Snap touted the move as a philosophical departure from rival Facebook Inc. "While blurring the lines between professional content creators and your friends has been an interesting internet experiment, it has also produced some unusual side-effects (like fake news) and made us feel like we have to perform for our friends rather than just express ourselves". Read More »

Microsoft announces huge expansion to 'modernize' its Redmond HQ

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The new construction will add about 2.5 million sq. feet (0,23 sq. kms) of new space that will allow the company to bring 8,000 new employees on campus (the current campus occupies about 15 million sq. Microsoft's Redmond campus, which opened in 1986, now totals 15 million square feet in 125 buildings. However, with the new buildings, the company plans to take a different approach. Read More »

EA explains why loot boxes aren't limited to cosmetics

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The reality is there are different types of players in games. EA said the ability to spend money in the game would return at "a later date" but we have yet to hear anything since. It's insisting that the microtransaction system will eventually make its way into the game, but considering how badly it's hurt Battlefront's chances (not to mention Need For Speed: Payback , which also had a tiresome grinding system at launch), it may want to back off and give the game a chance to recover. Read More »

Australia to consider voluntary euthanasia laws

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Australia's parliament will consider introducing voluntary euthanasia laws after the country's second most populous state legalised mercy-killings for the terminally ill. Other states in Australia have debated assisted dying in the past, but the proposals have always been defeated, mostly recently in New South Wales in September. Read More »

Jaguar SV Project 8 Breaks Nürburgring Record

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The XE SV Project 8 lapped the famous Nordschleife track in seven minutes 21 seconds - and the video shows what an inch flawless run it was. At the heart of the XE SV Project 8 is the Jaguar's legendary supercharged V8 engine that pumps out 600PS and 700Nm of torque. Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi 5 specs and press renders leaked ahead of December announcement

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Vivo V7 comes with 5.7-inch edge-to-edge 18:9 ratio display. Xiaomi's mid-range device could sport dual camera setup comprise of a 16-megapixel and a 5-megapixel sensor. However, users can expand the storage space using a microSD card. Redmi 5A supports a 13-megapixel rear camera with f/2.2 aperture, burst mode, panorama mode and HDR mode whereas the front camera comes with a 5-megapixel lens with f/2.0 aperture. Read More »

HDMI 2.1 will support 10K resolutions at 120Hz

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HDMI 2.1 not only supports a much broader array of video technologies, it's capable of delivering resolutions as high as 10,240 x 4,380 (a.k.a. 10K). HDMI 2.1 will support data transfer rates of up to 48Gbps, which beats out Thunderbolt 3's offering of 40Gbps. Read More »

Civilization VI: Rise and Fall Expansion Announced with February 8 Release

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For starters, Rise and Fall will add nine new leaders and eight new civilizations to the game, but 2K isn't ready to talk about what or who they are just yet. Loyalty can be reinforced by appointing specific Governors , which offer unique bonuses and promotion trees. When a civilisation grows too powerful, other civilisations can join a pact against the threatening civilisation and earn rewards. Read More »

Honor 7X Launching In India On Dec. 5 As An Amazon Exclusive

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In China the 4GB RAM/64GB storage model is priced at CNY 2,700, which is around €344 or $410, while the 6GB RAM/128GB storage version costs CNY 3,000, or either €383 or $450 at the current exchange rate. The storage is also expandable up to 256GB with microSD. Also, it packs a 3340mAh battery and has dual-SIM support. In an interesting twist, Huawei has managed to squeeze the fingerprint scanner Home key onto the front bottom bezel - in the traditional place - rather than doing what it did ... Read More »

Mother Defends Son Over Fortnite Cheating Allegations

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It is now suing a 14-year-old while being accused of illegal behavior with regards to sharing a minor's details. Epic is suing both of them for "infringing Epic's copyrights by injecting unauthorised computer code into the copyright protected code". Read More »

SoftBank reportedly offering to buy Uber shares at steep discount

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Uber confirmed in mid-November that it had clinched an agreement with the investor group, saying it would help fuel technology investments and further expansion, but stopped short of providing further details. Uber's current situation is not very different from Yahoo's as SoftBank is also making a discounted offer. "There are similarities", said Scott Vernick, a Philadelphia lawyer specializing in technology, privacy and data security. Read More »

Active Stock Momentum: Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM)

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The stock declined 0.36% or $0.29 reaching $81.12 per share. Vanguard Group Inc. grew its stake in shares of Exxon Mobil by 3.5% in the second quarter. White Pine Invest holds 14,185 shares. With these types of results to display analysts, are more optimistic than before, leading 4 of analysts who cover BlackBerry Limited (NYSE:BB) advice their clients to include it in their buy candidate list. Read More »

Would you be interested in a YouTube Phone made by Google?

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Notably, Google made the YouTube Go app compatible with devices running Android 4.1 Jellybean and newer. The new YouTube Go's stable version is only available in India and Indonesia for now and you can download it from the official Google Play Store's page for absolutely free of cost. Read More »

New Range Rover SVAutobiography LWB: super luxury SUV revealed

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As the pictures show, on the outside it's business as usual, but climb inside and you soon notice this is something a little more special than your standard Range Rover. Land Rover teamed up with Zenith watches to add some fancy touches to the interior. In between the rear seats is a fixed centre console that joins the main console in the front. Read More »

YouTube Battery Drain Issue Is No More With Latest App Update

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That's not to say that YouTube wasn't somewhat of a battery hog before these particular issues surfaced. This meant that users of the app experienced issues where the device would battery would quickly deplete and become unnaturally warm even if they didn't upgrade to the newest iOS 11 . Read More »

Face ID tricked by mask, again

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Earlier this month , a video from cybersecurity firm Bkav made the rounds for successfully being able to "trick" Face ID using a carefully constructed mask that mimicked a real person's face. The video also showcases the entire FaceID enrollment process. For those unfamiliar, the Require Attention feature is an additional layer of security where it requires users to have their eyes pointed at the phone in order for it to unlock. Read More »

OnePlus 5T goes up for open sales in India

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Furrthermore, OnePlus has introduced something called the Referral Leaderboard in India for the first time which will be valid from November 21 to November 30. The OnePlus 5T features a tall 6.01-inch Full HD+ Optic-AMOLED screen with 18:9 aspect ratio. But it seems like OnePlus has continued its record-breaking streak as the OnePlus 5T has outsold OnePlus 5 on the launch day. Read More »

Google launches Android 8.1 Oreo final preview

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Developers have to support Google's camera API for it to work, however, and in the current preview it appears you have to enable a developer option to trigger the processor. On top of that, Google confirmed that it has added "a few smaller enhancements" to Android Oreo, which are based on user and developer feedback, so there's that as well. Read More »

Accused Wanted Automatic Rifle For NYE Terror Attack At Federation Square

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The man, who was not named, downloaded instructions from an Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula website on how to launch a terrorist attack and how to use guns, Patton said. "One of the charges carries a maximum penalty of life in prison", he said. Authorities say 13 attacks have been prevented in the past few years, including an IS-directed attempt to bring down a plane using poisonous gas or a crude bomb disguised as a meat mincer. Read More »

Ben Stokes: England all-rounder 'not flying out to join Ashes squad'

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An alleged image of the all-rounder at London's Heathrow Airport was doing the rounds on social media today as speculation was rife that he was set to join the England squad following the first test defeat in Brisbane. He was suspected to be on the EK006 flight to Dubai ahead of England's second Ashes Test in Adelaide. But New Zealand is awfully close to Australia. Read More »

Bungie Turn Of Destiny 2's XP Throttling

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If only it was that easy. The Destiny 2 API has yet to be adjusted to reflect the recent in game change to earned XP. Currently, XP will scale up when playing longer or fixed duration activities like Crucible competitive multiplayer matches and the Leviathan Raid, and XP will scale down when playing activities that can be quickly, repeatedly chained, like grinding Public Events. Read More »

Turnbull Slammed Over NBN HFC Delay: 'What Have You Been Hiding?'

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The changes to the HFC (also known as pay-TV network) rollout - which is now adding an average of almost 80,000 new premises each month - are created to provide a better experience when getting connected and when using the service. The move is likely to be a source of significant embarrassment for both NBN Co and the government, confirming what many HFC users had been reporting for months. Read More »

Samsung's 'graphene balls' could make phone batteries last longer and charge faster

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As usual with such battery-related inventions that sound inherently promising, there's no way of knowing if Samsung will be willing to implement this new technology in any of its upcoming devices, nevermind the Galaxy S9 or the Note 9. Samsung to unveil Micro-Led TV Technology at CES 2018 - 11/27/2017 09:06 AMSamsung Electronics is expected to showcase micro-LED based TVs next year. Read More »

GameStop's Cyber Monday Deals Are Here

Capcom: Infinite , Overwatch , South Park: The Fractured but Whole , and many others. And if you're looking for more deals on specific gaming platforms, just follow the links below. As for video games, there are a bunch of titles on sale, with particular pricing varying by stores. Walmart isn't alone in celebrating the holiday with discounted PlayStation stuff. Read More »