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Microsoft drops U.S. government lawsuit

Microsoft said Monday it will drop its lawsuit against the US Justice Department after the department said it will scale back the use of orders forcing tec...


HTC U11 Life spotted on Geekbench with Snapdragon 660

Additionally, the HTC U11 Life is expected to sport a 5.2-inch full-HD (10801920) display and feature a 16-megapixel sensor on the front and back. HTC U11 ...


Vodafone Partners With Micromax To Launch Bharat 2 VoLTE Smartphone

Micromax along with Vodafone plans to launch a new smartphone in India, likely to be priced less than Rs 1000. Looking at the packaging image of Micromax ...


Original XBOX Games now backwards compatible on XBOX One

Halo 3 , Fallout 3 , Oblivion , and the original Assassin's Creed will all be enhanced, and more will come at a later date. According to IGN , who first ...


Ford Mustang Gets Leveled-Up Performance Pack

Other changes with the PPL2 include thicker stabilizer bars, stiffer springs, and retuning for both the electronic MagneRide shock absorbers and electronic pow...


Nintendo Switch Works With GameCube Controllers

If you're a stickler for the older hardware, preferring the feel of the GameCube's asymmetrical controls to these modern "Pro" gamepads, you're in luck. Follo...


Air scare: Cell phone catches fire on Delhi-Indore Jet Airways flight

The same thing happened yesterday when a Jet Airways flight between the Delhi to Indore became an eyewitness to this incident. Later the device was immersed...


Select Xbox 360 Games Will Run Better on Xbox One X

Anyone who followed Microsoft's gaming plans in 2013 knows how much the company's confusing policies and public reversals regarding "always on" Internet con...


Dragon Ball FighterZ Season Pass and Release Date Announced

This system will allow them to embody different characters, share their minds, and even interact with them while they share the same body. There will also be ...


The SNES-themed New 3DS XL Is Apparently Coming to North America

For those of you familiar with Factor 5's SNES game, you'll know that Super Turrican did come out for the system back in 1993. Nintendo 2DS games will not a...


Google investigating Pixel 2 XL screen issue

From a dead-on vantage point, the screen has a warm color temperature. This lengthy Pixel 2 display megathread on Reddit is full of commenters talking about...


Shin Megami Tensei V announced for Nintendo Switch

Shin Megami Tensei V appears to be a follow up to 3DS game although details about it are now unknown and there was no confirmed release date set for it. Finall...


Essential PH-1 price gets dropped to $499

However, it forgoes some, well, essential things you would take for granted in similarly priced phones , like a headphone jack, water resistance rating, micr...


Fisher discusses heated exchange with fan; 'There's no reason to be nasty'

The Seminoles are just 2-4 for the first time since 2011 and needed fourth-quarter touchdowns to beat the likes of Wake Forest and Duke . When asked if h...


Tesla reaches deal to build factory in China

An agreement has been reached between Tesla and the Chinese government towards the construction of a production complex located in the free-trade zone that is...


One of the best meteor showers will be visible tonight

South Africans will be able to see one of the year's best space shows tonight: the peak of the Orionid meteor shower. It produces some of the brightest mete...


Project Loon: Stratospheric Balloons Are Connecting Hurricane Maria Victims In Puerto Rico

The Project Loon team has been working with the government of Puerto Rico, as well as the FCC , FAA , FEMA , spectrum partners and worldwide aviation autho...


Apple hit with trademark lawsuit over iPhone X 'animoji'

Apple is being sued by an iOS app developer for alleged trademark infringement in connection with the Cupertino company's iPhone X unveiling last month...


Japan's lunar orbiter discovers moon cave potentially suitable for use as shelter

Jaxa believes the cave, located beneath an area of volcanic domes known as the Marius Hills on the moon's near side, is a lava tube created during volcanic ...


Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) Price Target Raised to $52.00

Verizon Communications Inc. said third-quarter profit was nearly unchanged from a year ago, at $3.62 billion, or 89 cents per share. At the end of 06/30/2017 ...


Consumer Reports To Call Tesla Model 3 'Average' In Reliability

The magazine's annual survey of new vehicle reliability predicts which cars will give owners fewer or more problems than their competitors, based on data coll...


Alphabet leads Lyft's funding round worth $1 billion

The funding is bad news for Uber, which is trying to finalize a major investment from SoftBank Group . "While we've made progress towards our vision, we're m...


Pokemon Go Halloween Event Will Add Some Gen. 3 Pokemon

The rest of the Pokemon from Ruby and Sapphire are going to be in the game as early as December, so there is a lot of things fans have to look forward to....


Samsung 360 Round Is A New VR Camera For Livestreaming

The company also revealed a new SDK for its Gear 360 cameras that will allow "developers to build experiences that control Gear 360 cameras directly from an...


Apple Watch Loses Cellular Connectivity In China, Spooking Investors

Also weighing on Apple was a report in The Wall Street Journal that the new Apple Watch's independent cellular connection feature was abruptly cut off in ...


Orionid Meteor Shower may be visible tonight

As the comet moves through space , it leaves debris in its wake that strikes Earth's atmosphere most fully around October 20-22, each year. These meteors are...


Motorola announces Moto Smart Speaker with Amazon Alexa for Moto Z

The newest Moto Mod to join the ever-expanding family is the Moto Smart Speaker with Amazon Alexa . Plus, up to 15 hours of built-in battery life means you d...


Hands on with the Fall Update for Xbox One

The Guide also has a new Tournaments section in the Multiplayer tab . Xbox's screen-dimming functionality now dims the screen in a different way to cut b...


Mississippi's Jefferson Davis Elementary School Renamed In Honor Of Obama

According to reports, The Jackson School Board of Trustees voted earlier this month that Davis Magnet IB would be renamed the school Barack Obama Magnet IB....


NBC And Snap Partner On New Digital Studio

The NBCUniversal-Snap studio will be run by Lauren Anderson, who previously served as senior vice president of prime-time programming for NBC Entertainment. Sna...


England beat Japan on penalties to reach quarter-finals

They still had some really good opportunities. "We wanted to use the last 20 minutes to build on our attacking rhythm". In the end, the penalty shootout provi...


Lego's newest set celebrates the women of NASA

The move makes sense as it promotes the role of women in the workplace, and it gives young girls a slate of new heroes to choose from that can hopefully inspire...


4G-enabled Micromax Bharat 1 launched in India for Rs. 2200

Both Micromax and BSNL have been working with an aim to bring the next wave of unconnected users on the Internet. The phone comes with unlimited calling & unl...


Qualcomm files lawsuit to ban iPhones in China

It is where most iPhones and its parts are made, and its over-a-billion population easily makes it one of the largest consumer markets for Apple products. A p...


Huawei Mate 10, Mate 10 Pro are now official

So what do you think about the official price? The Huawei Mate 10 Pro is a shade more expensive than its sibling Mate 10 . "There is no other smart phone i...