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Both Google Pixel 2 & Pixel XL 2 To Scrap 3.5mm Jack

While the phones have already been through several scans, leaks and rumours giving us a peek into its expected specs, now a fresh revelation by casemaker Olixar gives a more detailed view of the design of the phones. Both the Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 should run Android 8.0 out of the box, though they may not be the first announced devices to do so, just like their predecessors were beaten to the title of the first smartphones that ship with Android 7.0 Nougat after the LG V20 was launched in ...

Tens of thousands of people have cancelled their Tesla Model 3 orders

Tesla's more than 22,000 deliveries of Model S sedans and Model X sport utility vehicles in the second quarter were slowed by a temporary shortage of 100 kWh battery packs. The Palo Alto, Calif. -based company said it plans to produce 1,500 Model 3s in the third quarter and increase that to 5,000 per week by the end of this year.

Iconic Anchor Brewing sold to Sapporo

In a statement released Thursday morning, Anchor Brewing explained that the management team and brewery headquarters in Potrero Hill will remain the same, but will now benefit from superior financing and additional resources from the Japanese company.

Starwood Property Trust (STWD) Earning Favorable Press Coverage, Analysis Finds

The institutional investor owned 301,774 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock after buying an additional 37,814 shares during the period. Neuberger Berman Group LLC raised its stake in shares of Starwood Property Trust by 1.5% in the first quarter. The Company operates through three business segments: Real estate lending (the Lending Segment), which engages primarily in originating, acquiring, financing and managing commercial first mortgages, subordinated mortgages, mezzanine ...

Call of Duty: WWII Beta Rewards Detailed

However, it's also the month that erstwhile Call of Duty fans can partake of the Call of Duty : WW2 private multiplayer beta. The Call of Duty: WWII beta is quickly approaching, and Activision has now revealed the bonuses players will receive just for participating.

Sonic Mania Gets New Gameplay Trailer Detailing Bonus Stages and Time Attack

To make matters even more frustrating, orbs are positioned in ways that often turn the slightest screw-up or miscalculation into guaranteed death. Along with Special Stages , Bonus Stages , and Time Attack make a return. The Special Stages are a delight when you succeed and an enticing challenge when you fail, perfectly complementing the joyous vibe of Sonic Mania as a whole.

WannaCry Bitcoin wallets emptied as $143k ransom moved

At the time of the WannaCry attack, victims were asked to pay around £230 in the virtual currency in order to regain control of their systems. It's been 12 weeks since the WannaCry ransomware attack infected computers across the globe, encrypting files and charging their owners $300 to $600 for the keys to get them back.

Battlefield 1 CTE is Now Live on Consoles For Premium Members

Starting today, even PlayStation 4 and Xbox One players will be able to do so. While some might say the console CTE is a bit late (it's been over half a year since the PC version, after all) it's nice to see it arrive on console at all. You will have four expansions - They Shal Not Pass, In the Name of Tsar, Turning the Tides, and Apocalypse. Think of it as an effort on the part of the devs to address and fix the concerns that the Battlefield 1 community has.This in turn also helps ...

Nasa's Hubble detects exoplanet with 'glowing water atmosphere'

They're the only layers in low atmospheres that increase in temperature with altitude; even neater, Earth's stratosphere is responsible for the life-enabling ozone layer . The stratosphere of Titan, a moon of Jupiter, is heated up by the methane in its atmosphere. This is the first stratosphere ever found on a planet outside of our solar system, though we're likely to detect more.

Samsung Launches Massive 88 Inch QLED TV

Samsung's 88-inch Class Q9F QLED 4K TV is now available in the USA for an MSRP of $20,000. This means that the ginormous television is bigger than four 43-inch TVs combined or 200 Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphones . The premium TV comes with 1.88-milimeter-thin, transparent optical cable , known as the Invisible Connection that allows the TV set hide messy cables connected to peripheral devices as well as One Remote Control, which enabling users to control the TV's connected devices through a ...

Samsung Galaxy Note8 Specs Leaked

There's a 3,300mAh battery on board, which is actually a tiny bit smaller than what Samsung used in the Galaxy S8+. Blass shared the alleged "final specs " of the Galaxy Note 8 on Wednesday, August 2. The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 should be making its debut in a few weeks time so stay tuned. On the front is an 8-megapixel camera with F/1.7 aperture and autofocus.

Facebook will now show 'Related Articles' to fake news links

Starting Thursday, when Facebook's U.S. users come across popular links-including made-up news articles-in their feeds, they may also see a cluster of other articles on the same topic. Facebook has partnered with fact-checking website Snopes.com, which labels some stories as false from a Facebook-built database. After US President Donald Trump's election, Facebook was criticized for allowing misleading information to go viral, potentially resulting in misinformed voters.

Four years on, GTA Online is making more money than ever

There's no official release date associated with Grand Theft Space . There just aren't enough games about jacking spaceships; all the sandboxes and sims now out there are too law abiding; we want more to do than hauling minerals back and forth.

International Olympic Committee to announce LA as host of 2028 Olympics

Although an announcement has not been made publicly, multiple sources say that the California city has reached a deal with the International Olympic Committee . Garcetti added: "This deal was too good to pass up". Garcetti has expressed confidence that 2028 will be profitable. L.A. and Paris were the last two bids remaining after a tumultuous process that exposed the unwillingness of cities to bear the financial burden of hosting an event that has become synonymous with cost overruns.

Friday the 13th Physical Release Launches Friday the 13th

Wes Keltner, head of Gun Media , said "while things haven't been completely smooth we definitely feel confident moving forward". Friday the 13th: The Game is available now on Steam . The physical copy of Friday the 13th costs £29.99, the same as its digital counterparts. The promise and follow-through of new content around the physical release date would undoubtedly benefit sales.

Red Dead Redemption 2 may not come to the PC

But developer Rockstar's next game, Red Dead Redemption 2 , is scheduled for release next year, so there are concerns that it might compete with GTA V for market share and thus potentially hinder its sales or be hindered itself. "Some titles are actually heavily weighted to PC, for example, Civilization and XCOM , [but] some titles are less weighted to PC,". That being said, they see the PC market as "vibrant", a "great", "big", and "core" market.

Sky introduces 'Sky VIP' rewards program for loyal customers

There are four tiers in the programme, Silver for customers of up to 3 years, Gold for up to 8 years, Platinum for up to 15 years and Black for customers of 15 years+. Rooyen added that Sky VIP would "keep expanding", and that we'd see more benefits and rewards added in the coming months. The new VIP service launches today.

Sony develops magnetic tape that can store 20 times more data

Sony Corp. has developed a new type of magnetic tape that can record 20 times more data than was previously thought possible - a technology that could be useful as the spread of cloud computing and artificial intelligence demand higher data storage capacities and a dependable way to preserve data.

Moto G5S and G5S Plus launched, dual camera on the Plus

Lenovo has finally made Moto G5S and Moto G5S Plus official, after all the leaks we have witnessed for the last few months. Still having trouble deciding where to purchase the entry-level 5-inch Moto E4 from, considering all the great deals offered by Sprint , MetroPCS , Verizon , Amazon, Republic Wireless, Ting and Motorola itself ? The Moto G5S comes with a 16MP primary rear sensor with phase detection autofocus (PDAF) and a 5MP selfie camera with wide-angle lens and LED flash ...

Samsung Beats Apple in N. American Smartphone Market

Chinese Huawei's share hit double digits, and the big three Chinese smartphone makers are rapidly penetrating the market, raising a possibility of making a change in rankings within this year. Unsurprisingly, with 79.5 million smartphone shipments, 2 percent up year-on-year, Samsung retained the top spot on the list. Its share was a 64 percent jump from the same period of a year ago (5.3 percent).

Samsung's new SM-G9298 flip phone comes with two screens & 12MP camera

The smartphone has been the subject of leaks recently but now the company has made it official. The SM-G9298 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor, coupled with 4GB of RAM - a winning combination found inside many premium smartphones from other manufacturers, including the LG G6 , HTC U Ultra , Google Pixel and Pixel XL , and ASUS Zenfone 3 Deluxe .

Apple Q2 profit rises 12% on higher sales of iPhones

While Apple sold 15 percent more iPads for the quarter (11.4 million), revenue for this segment was up just 2 percent. Revenue in Greater China declined 10 percent year over year to $8 billion. Apple said it also set a new all-time record in service revenue , up 22 percent year-on-year to Dollars 7.27 billion. Unit sales of Apple's three primary hardware product lines all grew year-over-year, even those of iPad, which had fallen each quarter for over three straight years .

Apple revenue rises 7.2% on higher-than-expected iPhone shipments

Several other research analysts have also recently weighed in on AAPL. Adviser Investments LLC acquired a new position in shares of Apple during the fourth quarter worth approximately $396,000. Stock repurchase programs are usually an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued. "(AAPL) Position Maintained by Lesa Sroufe & Co" was originally posted by Markets Daily and is owned by of Markets Daily.

Arun Jaitley: D Shivakumar was caught destroying documents during raid

The top brass of the Congress is crying political vendetta over the raids, even though this is not the first time Shivakumar is being questioned by the I-T department. "The events involving certain MLAs of another state being brought to Karnataka were unforeseen and unpredictable events", the income tax department said.

Tim Cook suggests Apple is building autonomous systems

Tim cook restated that Apple continues to have a deep interest in the self-driving vehicle market and he even suggested that Apple's work in autonomous learning could be used for other things than just cars. "We do have a large project going, and are making a big investment in this. And I don't want to go any further with that", he said. While it is fun to image that Apple has plans to bring autonomous tech to consumers, it is just as possible that the company could be considering ...

Rockstar being sued over likeness in GTA: Vice City

According to website TMZ the network is claiming it's spent more than $100 million ($75m) promoting Miss Cleo over the years, and that Rockstar has made more than $500m (£375m) from copying the character. "We will vigorously defend ourselves with regard to this matter". Unfortunately Miss Cleo died in July 2016 so the suit has been brought by Psychic Readers Network, although one has to ask the question why the lawsuit has been filed now given that Vice City first launched in 2002, 15 ...

LG confirms V30 will feature 6-inch OLED display with small bezels

Gondhia writes that the second screen is definitely being culled, and will instead by replaced by a new "floating bar" - a software feature that may provide "quick access to shortcuts and possible even notifications". According to a report by Android Authority, citing some internal source, the LG V30 will ditch the secondary screen and instead will utilise new "floating bar".

MARIO + RABBIDS KINGDOM BATTLE Trailer Uses Opera Song to Take Down Mario

If details provided by Ubisoft Milan's Andrea Babich, Snowdrop Engine runs pretty smoothly on Nintendo Switch , in fact, the development team was surprised by how easy the development for this system is. Mario + Rabbids is something totally new for the franchises, so players might not know exactly what to expect. Are you looking forward to this collaboration between Ubisoft and Nintendo? Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle was finally announced at E3 earlier this year ...

IT raids on DK Shivakumar 'undemocratic': CM Siddaramaiah

Gohil, addressing the media outside the resort, said that even if the I-T department had anything against Shivakumar, the timing of the raids was suspect. The raids are taking place in Delhi and Karnataka. The Congress legislators were flown to Bengaluru from Ahmedabad and lodged in the posh resort at Bidadi, about 30 km from here, ostensibly to prevent the BJP from poaching them ahead of the August 8 Rajya Sabha by-poll in which its senior leader Ahmed Patel is contesting for the fifth ...

Opera Trading Capital Buys New Stake in NXP Semiconductors NV (NASDAQ:NXPI)

Clinton Group Inc sold 24,386 shares as Dean Foods Co New (DF)'s stock declined 2.10%. Instinet cut NXP Semiconductors N.V. from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating and set a $110.00 price target for the company.in a report on Monday, May 8th.

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts

It has underperformed by 8.03% the S&P500. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System decreased Wal (WMT) stake by 0.43% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Therefore 47% are positive. Wal-Mart Stores Inc had 91 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Bridgeworth LLC bought a new position in Wal-Mart Stores during the fourth quarter valued at about $368,000.

Apple Has Sold A Massive 1.2 Billion iPhones

IBD'S TAKE: Apple stock has an IBD Composite Rating of 72, meaning it has outperformed 72% of stocks in key metrics over the past 12 months. During the regular session, Apple rose 0.9% to 150.05. Market analysts had predicted revenue of around 44.95 billion dollars (£34 billion). This repurchase authorization authorizes the iPhone maker to reacquire up to 6.5% of its shares through open market purchases.

Apple Q3 Revs Hits $45.4B, iPhone 8 Arrives In Fall

However, TECHnalysis Research chief analyst Bob O'Donnell said that if Apple releases cheaper models before the premium models in its 10th anniversary phone lineup, the cheaper models could dampen sales of more expensive units released closer to the holidays.

Facebook Will Prioritize Faster Loading Webpages In News Feed

Oddly, Facebook's blog post makes no mention of Instant Articles, despite the obvious connection here between Facebook's own speedier mobile web format and its desire to increase distribution of links pointing to faster websites. Google is trying to convince site owners to use its AMP technology to significantly boost the speed of their mobile pages. To do this, Facebook says it will be taking into account the speed of your network connection, and the general speed of a website.

7 highlights of Tim Cook's Q3 2017 financial call with analysts

Apple could be looking at wider uses for its artificial intelligence research beyond the connected vehicle - at least according to hints from CEO Tim Cook during the smartphone giant's recent earnings call . The U.S. tech giant has been in talks with Indian officials since May of previous year, when CEO Tim Cook and Prime Minister Narendra Modi agreed to set up a production base in the country that goes beyond just assembling the devices, as happens today.