Xbox One X won't turn a profit for Microsoft

Xbox One X won't turn a profit for Microsoft

Spencer also elaborated by saying "I don't want to get into all the numbers, but in aggregate, you should think about the hardware part of the console business is not the money-making part of the business, the money-making part is in selling games". Read More

Eid Al Fitr Starts In The UAE On Sunday

Eid al-Fitr is one of the two biggest festivals in the Islamic tradition and it is just around the corner. Muslims around the world are preparing for the end of the long month of fasting to celebrate Eid al-Fitr. He also urged Muslims to always pray for national peace and progress and tolerate one another for sustained unity in the country. During Ramadan , the Islamic Charity Association (SBM), which funds Brazil Mosque, promoted many donations to those vulnerable to the cold and ... Read More

YouTube Revealed A HUGE New App Feature At VidCon

YouTube Revealed A HUGE New App Feature At VidCon

Google has already started working with some OEMs like LG, Lenovo , and YI to make 180-degree cameras that will work with the new VR180. Things would be financially easier too as full 360 videos for a fully immersive VR experience calls for a lot of investment in hardware and software. Read More

Google celebrates filmmaker Oskar Fischinger's birthday with an interactive visual-music doodle

Google celebrates filmmaker Oskar Fischinger's birthday with an interactive visual-music doodle

Not only was Fischinger behind the effects on several movies, including Fritz Lang's 1929 Woman in the Moon , he invented the Lumigraph, a device that generates chromatic displays with hand movements. Born on June 22, 1900 in Gelnhausen, Germany, Fischinger trained as a violinist and apprenticed with an organ building firm until the owners were drafted into service. Read More

Goldman Sachs, mocked by prospective client Whole Foods, ended up advising Amazon

Amazon plans to keep the natural grocer's high standards, Whole Foods Chief Executive John Mackey said , adding, "They're not stupid enough to go change that". (LAUGHTER) And I said, "I know". Amazon now has a grocery delivery service called Amazon Fresh , available in about 20 cities in the US, but it struggled to make enough headway in becoming America's grocer. Read More

Keeping an eye on the tropics: 2 systems could become hurricanes

At this point, the system is expected to strengthen as it moves northwest into the Gulf of Mexico. Maximum sustained winds are near 40mph (65kmph) with higher gusts. (The "A" storm this year was Arlene, a weak tropical storm that formed in the ocean well before the start of hurricane season). A tropical wave in the central Atlantic also has an increasing chance of developing into a tropical cyclone . Read More

NASA Discovers 10 New Potentially Habitable Earth-Like Planets

Although the Kepler mission has yet to fulfill one of its goals, which is determining the fraction of sun-like stars hosting Earth-like planets in our galaxy, these data will help astronomers determine that number in the next few years, the researchers said. Read More

Polygamist Cult Leader Arrested After Year Running From FBI

Polygamist Cult Leader Arrested After Year Running From FBI

Officials have always viewed Lyle Jeffs as the lead defendant in the food stamp fraud case, Huber said Thursday, noting that the prosecution's approach with Jeffs "will in no way resemble the way we have handled and processed the other defendants in this case". Read More

Michael Gove says Donald Trump 'wrong' to withdraw from Paris climate accord

OTTAWA-The Prime Minister's Office is disputing a report in a German magazine that described Justin Trudeau's concern about "provoking" the United States for withdrawing from the Paris climate agreement . With a rogue superpower being led by a person who advocates numerous wrong solutions, perhaps there is a chance the rest of the world can unite to implement the correct ones. Read More

Google reportedly cancels Pixel XL 2 muskie in favor of larger phone

Google reportedly cancels Pixel XL 2 muskie in favor of larger phone

That said, the developer claims that features such as the Google Now page and the Google Search pill animation should work. If the newer reports are to be believed, Google will not be launching the Pixel XL 2, instead, an even larger phone will be launched. Read More

Dennis Rodman expected in North Korea for first visit during Trump presidency

The extraordinary proposal is the latest effort by South Korea's new president to improve ties between the countries, which have come under increasing strain as the North ramps up its threat of missile attacks on its southern neighbour. The 2030 World Cup possibilities were discussed by FIFA President Gianni Infantino during his visit to South Korea last week. The South Korean military is trying to figure out where in the North the drone was flown from. Read More

Apple Introduces 'Do Not Disturb While Driving' Feature for iOS 11

Screenshooting has been available on iOS since day one - indeed, the way a niche developer tool became one of the most important OS features in the social media age is a tale in itself - but now you'll be able to do the same thing with video. Read More

Apple unveils 'HomePod' speaker, first new product in years

Apple is expected to unveil an artificially intelligent smart speaker to rival the Amazon Echo and Google Home later today. It's powered by Apple Music, Apple's subscription music service, and connects directly. Apple is officially jumping into the home speaker market. The device would be used to control internet-enabled products around home, as well as answer queries and provide news, weather and schedule updates. Read More

Interim stay on NEET UG result to continue

Interim stay on NEET UG result to continue

Previously, the court had ordered the board to stay the declaration of results after a petition was signed against it for different sets of question papers set for English medium and vernacular languages. Now, a fresh writ petition has been filed in the Madras High Court to cancel the entrance examination which was held on May 7. In the letter, CBSE mentioned that it'd need at least 15 days to declare the results after these high courts clear the stay. Read More

Siri speaker, iOS 11 likely to be unveiled

A survey released last month by research firm eMarketer found Echo speakers held 70.6 percent of the USA market, compared with 23.8 percent for Google Home and 5.6 percent for others including Lenovo, LG, Harmon Kardon and Mattel. The uncertainties lie in how many Google developers and customers will defect. That's especially important because people are starting to access information, entertainment and search in a more "pervasive" way that's less dependent on smarthphones, he said. Read More

Ex-MMA fighter gets 36 years to life in kidnap, beating case

Ex-MMA fighter gets 36 years to life in kidnap, beating case

The damage that he inflicted on her included 18 broken bones, missing teeth, and a ruptured liver. He also asked Cadish if she received a letter he sent to the judge. "I hate that I had to hurt the woman I love, my family", Koppenhaver told the judge. Wolfson said he hadn't spoken to Mack since before the conviction, but "would expect that she's pleased". Read More

New smart speaker expected as Apple kicks off conference

New smart speaker expected as Apple kicks off conference

These devices will only keep the most recent messages in local storage. For photos, Apple is turning to a "high efficiency" format to replace JPEGs. Apple's entry into the market could change this. The next iOS may also have new features designed for artificial intelligence, the application of computers that learn and understand things like humans. Read More

Intel announces Core-X powerful lineup and an all new Core i9…

Intel announces Core-X powerful lineup and an all new Core i9…

The i3 isn't welcome in what's clearly intended as a high-end family of CPUs. The users have a range of options to choose from like the Core i5-7640X having 4-core to Core i5-7640X that has 10-cores. The headline is the Core i9-7980XE, an 18-core monster that should comfortably be the fastest consumer chip on the market when it launches. The full X-Series lineup. Read More

NASA to announce first mission to 'touch sun'

NASA to announce first mission to 'touch sun'

As you can imagine, the heat shielding for this probe, which will be seven times closer than any previous mission to the sun, will be extensive. "NASA has named spacecraft after about 20 distinguished researchers". This solar wind, which carries part of the Sun's magnetic field, travels all the way to Earth and slams into our planet's own magnetic field. Read More

Sony winds down PlayStation 3 production in Japan

Sony winds down PlayStation 3 production in Japan

Currently, the PS4 Slim's DualShock 4 controller is available in black and white colors. The console supports 4K resolutions and other graphics options through the additional performance. This creates a cyclical effect on revenue for game publishers about every five to seven years, when new consoles are announced . The remaining PS3 games in development include Cars 3 , based on the new Pixar movie, and perennial sports titles National Basketball Association 2K18 and, for ... Read More