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BMW M2 Competition coming to delight purists, slay tracks

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Although the figure is slightly down on the M3/M4's 317kW output, the broad spread of power and torque should transform the little M2 into a real beast. The key changes to the outside are a new skirt that's been designed with maximum air-flow and cooling in mind, and a high-gloss black grille. New colours join the list, including Hockenheim Silver which is exclusive to the M2 Competition and Sunset Orange. Read More »

Microsoft, Facebook Lead Cybersecurity Tech Accord Initiative

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The signers include software and chip makers (such as Microsoft and ARM Holdings), antimalware solution providers (such as Bitdefender, CA Technologies, FireEye, F-Secure, Symantec and Trend Micro), a telecom company (Telefonica), computer and networking equipment manufacturers (such as Cisco Systems, Dell, HP and Juniper Networks), and more, as listed in this announcement . Read More »

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 could skip single-player campaign mode

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Now it seems that the game will have a battle royale mode similar to Fortnite to make up for it. Since this report broke just a short while ago, a second outlet which focuses exclusively on Call of Duty , Charlie Intel , has said the Polygon report corroborates a tip they received months ago. Read More »

Google's awesome new AIY speaker kit now includes a Raspberry Pi

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Launched past year, Google's AIY Projects are simple hardware kits for building AI-powered devices like an Assistant speaker and a camera with image recognition capabilities . at Target at $90 (about £60, AU$115) for the Vision Kit, and £50 (about £30, AU$60) for the Voice Kit (which is a fantastic price for a Google Assistant smart speaker). Read More »

All Eyes on IBM 1Q18 Earnings Show Tonight

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IBM underperformed by 24.13% the S&P500. IBM accounts for about 0.9% of Martingale Asset Management L P's investment portfolio, making the stock its 6th biggest holding. Ally Inc has 1.36% invested in International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE: IBM ). 8,425 were reported by Braun Stacey Assocs. Schwab Charles Invest Inc reported 819,043 shares. Read More »

Capcom Releases Reigns on a New Monster

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Up to four parties of four hunters each can team up and contribute progress, work together to collectively break more parts, and reap greater benefits of hunting the same Kulve Taroth. The type and stats of these weapons "are entirely up to fate", so expect something interesting at least. In addition, players will gain access to two new armor sets, with a third available for Palicos. Read More »

NBA Playgrounds 2 Hits the Hardwood This Summer

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On the single-player side of things, the new Season Mode will see you take your team through a season, the playoffs, and the NBA Championship. The developers say that there are other improvements coming to the game as well. There are big names such as LeBron James, Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, James Harden, Kyrie Irving, Russell Westbrook, Shaquille O'Neal, Magic Johnson, Dr. Read More »

Google's AI-powered project will let you 'Talk to Books'

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This time around, however, things feel like the might be a bit different when it comes to the latest "technology of the future." Why? Now, it looks like they're taking that human-like interaction a step further with what looks like a new addition to Google Maps . Read More »

Lyrid Meteor Shower 2018: When, Where & How to See It

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According to Space.com , this year you could see around 18 Lyrid meteors per-hour. One of the oldest known meteor shower is set to light up the sky this month. Usually, the fall out counts up to 10 to 20 meteor per hour but sometime the count may exceed more than 100 per hour that is virtually known as an outburst. Read More »

Large Volume Movers Intel Corporation's

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Trading volume is an essential technical indicator a shareholder uses to confirm a trend or trend reversal. That's why the stock analysis is commonly consisted of two main types. When the price over the last 200 days is moving with increasing trend, look for buy opportunities and when it shows decreasing trend the price is below the last 200 days, look for sell opportunities. Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi S2 With Snapdragon 625 SoC, Face Unlock Heading to India

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For photography, the Redmi S2 would be equipped with a dual camera setup on its rear. The company plans to unveil this device at a later date to "select global markets" which may include India, and while we don't know when the Mi Mix 2S will be unveiled globally, we do know that the company is planning on announcing another device in India: the Xiaomi Redmi S2. Read More »

LG G7 ThinQ render appears online, and looks surprisingly good

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While we can't see from this image, the fingerprint scanner has been moved to the phone's rear panel. The new leak confirms that the LG G7 ThinQ will sport an edge-to-edge display with a notch akin to the iPhone X . According to a recent report , the notch on the LG G7 ThinQ will be optional. A 6GB RAM variant can also be expected. A report last week claims that dual cameras will include two 16-megapixel sensors. Read More »

Canada sends home families of diplomats posted in Cuba

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It has affected diplomatic staff and their families in Cuba.Staff at the USA embassy in Havana were similarly affected when the injuries surfaced previous year. The Canadian government said results of an environmental assessment of diplomatic staff quarters in Havana, including tests of air and water quality, did not indicate anything that could point to a cause. Read More »

Reliance Jio may launch JioHomeTV offering SD and HD channels soon

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The report also notes that the upcoming JioHome TV service will be a separate service altogether and not be a part of company's DTH services that has reportedly been postponed by the company for now. An executive said that Xiaomi and Reliance Jio senior officials have met several times in the last few weeks to talk about the deal. In addition, Reliance Jio had an app called JioBroadcast in Google Play Store, which has since been removed, but the timing of this latest information aligns ... Read More »

Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17133 for Fast

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Insiders can download the new build by Checking for Updates in Settings. "This just reinforces that Windows Insiders are critical to helping us find and fix issues before releasing feature updates to all our customers so thank you", Microsoft's Dona Sarkar said in a blog post, explaining all the drama surrounding the Redstone 4 delay. Read More »

Facebook spent $9 million on private jets, security for Mark Zuckerberg

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He said he'd have to get back to her with an answer. Facebook also says it uses the data to improve its own ads and identify bots and bad actors. Regulators have won some victories. "There are basic things you can do to limit the use of this information for advertising, like using browser or device settings to delete cookies", Facebook said when asked if users could opt out. Read More »

Asteroid buzzed Earth this weekend

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The orbit appears to extend to the inner part of the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. Those asteroids, however, pose no threat to Earth. The survey's task is to discover and track near-Earth objects. A medium-sized asteroid surprised astronomers with an unexpected near miss of the Earth on the weekend . However, an asteroid this size is capable of causing some regional damage, depending on various factors such as composition, speed, entry angle, and location of impact. Read More »

Russia: Syria chemical attack staged by foreign agents

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And the three allies are considering a joint military strike in retaliation. Russian Defense Ministry spokesman, Maj. The answer was: it's a secret; we can not provide this data. The U.S., France and Britain have been consulting about launching a military strike in Syria. President Vladimir Putin later referred to this claim, saying on April 4 that Russian Federation had "irrefutable proof" that opposition fighters were planning an attack with "poisonous substances". Read More »

NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) loses confidence of 73 hedge fund managers

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The stock decreased 0.64% or $1.475 during the last trading session, reaching $230.025. About 10.33M shares traded or Infinity% up from the average. NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA ) is U.S. $3.94M worth of stock was sold by PERRY MARK L on Monday, February 12. During 2017 Q4 the big money sentiment decreased to 1.21. Its up 0.05, from 1.17 in 2017Q3. Read More »

These 2 Stocks you Must See: CSX Corp. (CSX), Etsy, Inc. (ETSY)

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Lomas Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Praxair Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $42.07 billion market cap company. Texas Permanent School Fund accumulated 243,978 shares. Caledonia Investments Plc increased its stake in At&T Inc (T) by 11.8% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Read More »

Preventing a privacy nightmare for Facebook users

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Zuckerberg's claim that people who don't have accounts are still being tracked by the world's largest social network sparked new privacy concerns. The wholesale, planet-wide exploitation of personal data has dark implications, Tufekci said: "We could enter into a phase of "surveillance authoritarianism, ' where we don't face (George Orwell's) '1984" model, where there's open totalitarianism, where we're dragged off in the middle of the night". Read More »

Thousands of Android apps are tracking kids

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Shockingly, a total of 57 percent of the apps studied appeared to be in potential violation of COPPA , the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act ( COPPA ), a 1998 law that looks to safeguard the privacy of users under the age of 13. Read More »

AMD officially announces Ryzen 2000 processors

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All the new CPU's use the Zen+ architecture based on the 12nm manufacturing process. One particular PC enthusiast by the name of "TSAIK" recently submitted his results for overclocking AMD Ryzen 5 2600X and Ryzen 7 2700X and things look very good for those who would like to overclock these CPUs as he was able to overclock these CPUs to run at 5.8 GHz clock speed across all cores . Read More »

SpaceX Shows off New Composite Tooling for BFR Rocket

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In a series of tweets, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk called out the popular party accoutrements as components in his plan to reuse rocket parts after a launch. A giant balloon is "great for creating a giant object that retains its shape across all Mach regimes & drops ballistic coefficient by 2 orders of magnitude", Musk wrote. Read More »

What exactly is going on with the disgraced 'king of Donkey Kong'?

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Mitchell has been a big name in gaming for decades, holding several world record scores. The video, courtesy of Old School Gamer Magazine , finds Mitchell at the Midwest Gaming Classic. "I wish I had it in my hands right now". Only time will tell what Mitchell's investigation will bring, or if Twin Galaxies and Guinness will even consider any evidence that's uncovered. Read More »

OnePlus 6 will be Amazon exclusive, reveals 'India teaser'

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Recently, the company's Chief Executive Officer and co-founder Pete Lau shared some shots taken from the OnePlus on Chinese social networking website Weibo. OnePlus 6 will be exclusively available on Amazon , suggests a new teaser promo of the smartphone which was showed at cinemas in India. OnePlus 6 will be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, which is the latest one from the chipset manufacturer. Read More »

China's Sina Weibo reverses ban on 'homosexual' content

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On Monday afternoon, Sina Weibo issued the second announcement, declaring "This time, the cleanup of anime and games won't target gay content", according to a translation by What's on Weibo . Weibo claims that it has removed over 56,000 posts and closed over a hundred accounts involving "illegal" content. Content posted by established LGBT community organizations like PFLAG China, China AIDS Walk and the Beijing LGBT Center remained accessible during the initial days of the purge. Read More »

The New Gmail Is Definitely Going To Have Self-Destructing Emails

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It's likely that the Confidential Mode will be available along with Smart Reply and Snooze features when it starts to roll out. Some of the features of the new Gmail were detailed in media reports . The updated Gmail on desktop is also set to include two of the best features that are now available in Inbox by Gmail - Google's other email app. In a statement to The Verge , Google revealed: "We're working on some major updates to Gmail (they're still in draft phase). Read More »

Sony India extends its Headphone and Speaker line-up for 2018

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The WH-CH500, WH-CH400, and WI-C300 have Google Assistant support built-right in. With World's truly first wireless noise cancelling headphones, WF-SP700N is combined with digital noise cancelling technology and splash-proof design. Sony WH-CH400 (on the ear design) and WH-CH500 (over the ear design) offer up to 20 hours of backup while the WH-CH300 (neckband design) has up to 8 hours of battery life. Read More »

Shenmue I and II are coming to current gen platforms

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Yu Suzuki's two third-person action-RPGs were hailed as ground-breaking when they originally came out (in 1999 and 2001); the original Shenmue was famously the most expensively produced game at the time, with a budget of up to $70 million. Read More »

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium arrives to take on Samsung Galaxy S9

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The dual-SIM (Nano) Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium runs Android 8.0 Oreo. It's the direct successor of the Xperia XZ Premium that was known for its 4K display . There's a world of difference in the cameras, but let's start with the shared features: both have a Motion Eye main camera. It also features the same Super Slo-Mo capability of capturing 960fps video at HD resolutions found in previous Sony flagship phones. Read More »