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Uber just fired the engineer at the center of the Google lawsuit

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The judge ordered Uber to do everything in its power to prevent information taken from Waymo from being used at the on-demand ride company and to return all copies to Waymo, or the court, by the end of May. San Francisco-based Uber said it pressed Levandowski for months to help with the investigation, and did not want to wait until the matter made its way through the courts to decide whether to let him go. Read More »

I Am Setsuna Devs Announce Lost Sphear, Mysterious New JRPG

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According to Square Enix , Lost Sphear will feature an "enhanced gameplay system" that features a reworked ATB system alongside seamless environments and an increased number of locations to explore. Lost Sphear places you in the shoes of Kanata, a young boy who is witnessing his hometown disappear. It's then up to Kanata and his friends to rebuild the world around them, by converting thoughts into matter. Read More »

Leaked iPhone 8, iPhone 7S, 7S Plus Molds Reveal Key Design Changes

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According to a report by Chinese newspaper Economic Daily News , cited by Digitimes , TPK Holdings is charging Apple between $18 and $22 per display, up massively from the $7-9 it now charges. The latest leak, however, is a set of images claiming to be the first look at an iPhone 8 prototype. With all these additional costs piling up, it definitely appears that Apple's 2017 flagship would be one of the costliest smartphones of the year. Read More »

ASUS ZenFone AR Coming To The US As A Verizon Exclusive

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The specifications for the ZenFone AR are well known. At Google's annual developer conference this week, Google I/O 2017 (May 17-19), the company revealed plans to bring augmented reality (AR) to its immersive education platform Google Expeditions . Read More »

Volvo Collaborates With Google To Develop Android Infotainment System

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The problem with Android Auto is that it is basically a projection of your phone's app onto the display of the vehicle and as such is unable to control the cars functions from within Android Auto. Back in March during Mobile World Congress 2017, Google product management director Gummi Hafsteinsson did hint the possibility of Google Assistant heading to iPhones. Read More »

Maruti Suzuki launches new Dzire sedan

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The model has been contributing to around 50 per cent of vehicle sales in the compact sedan segment. Maruti Suzuki, along with its suppliers has invested over Rs 1000 crore for the development of the new DZire. Both petrol and diesel versions get an option of either a 5-speed manual gearbox or 5-speed AMT. The sedan would be mainly produced at the company's Manesar facility. Read More »

Armed inmate killed, hostage rescued at hospital

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The rest of the emergency room area was evacuated, but other patients have remained in their rooms, Gengler said. Officials at the hospital and the sheriff's office did not immediately respond to requests for details. "All of the patients are secure and safe", said Delnor Hospital spokeswoman Kimberly Waterman. Gengler identified the inmate as 21-year-old Tywon Salters. Read More »

Amazon Reveals $230 Touchscreen Echo Show

Finally, Amazon Echo Show will have dual-band (2.4 and 5 GHz) 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity. The Amazon Echo Show has all of the same functionality, including the ability to purchase items from Amazon with your voice (if you have Amazon Prime, anyway). Read More »

IPhone 7 Was Best Selling Smartphone In Q1 2017

The Oppo reportedly sold 8.9 millions R9s handsets in Q1 2017. Apple dominated a waning US smartphone market in the first quarter of 2017, Strategy Analytics reported. Unable to break into the double digit millions (as yet) was third placed Oppo, with its R9s ringing in the bronze medal with only 8.9 million sales. Read More »

Judge refers theft allegations against Uber to US Attorney

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The news comes less than a month after Andrew Levandowski , the Uber engineer and former Google employee at the heart of Waymo's suit, stepped down from his position as the head of the company's self-driving technology division. Uber called the denial of arbitration unfortunate, saying in a statement: "We remain confident in our case and welcome the chance to talk about our independently developed technology in any forum". Read More »

8-year-old was bullied before killing himself, attorneys say

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She also had a warning for other parents to be alert to signs their children were being bullied, and could even be pushed to suicide. Cornelia Reynolds , Gabriel's mother, did not learn of the bullying until the attorneys received a copy of a police investigative file that contained an email from a homicide detective to school officials describing the video. Read More »

Global extortion cyberattack hits dozens of nations

First, there were reports of Spain's largest telecom being hit with pop-up windows demanding a $300 ransom to access files. The National Health Service (NHS) said 16 of its organizations reported they were victims. "Ambulances are being diverted to neighbouring hospitals". The National Cyber Security Centre, part of the GCHQ electronic intelligence agency, said it was working with police and the health system to investigate the attack. Read More »

IPhone 7 world's best-selling smartphone in Q1

This is interesting to note as Apple was reported to lose out on crucial sales figures recently because there is too much hype about the next iPhone. iPhone 5s, the branded smartphone by Apple has been ranked as the top premium smartphone in India by CyberMedia Research. Read More »

500M Windows 10 devices, half of 2018 goal

What to expect at Microsoft Build 2017? Windows 10 will be the main big thing to look forward to at Build 2017 if you aren't too interested in the Azure world. Once a feature update to Windows 10 is deemed ready, Microsoft releases it to the mainstream. In a statement given by the Microsoft spokeswoman, she told that the Bing and Microsoft Edge would be able to meet the need of every user of Windows 10 s. Read More »

Google To Intro Android O Beta 'Soon'

While Fuchsia is nowhere near ready for public use, it does now have a user interface called Armadillo , and the folks at Ars Technica downloaded and compiled the Fuchsia UI into an Android APK and loaded it onto an Android device. By swiping down, you'll bring forth Stories that are basically recently-used apps. As Ars Technica notes, long-pressing a card allows the user to drag and drop it on to another app, which launches split-screen mode. Read More »

Harden, Rockets rout Spurs 125-104 to tie series

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In the first quarter the Spurs let the Rockets score 13 points in transition, which is more than the Rockets scored overall in Game 3 . National Basketball Association fans, who subscribe to cable, can WATCH THE SPURS VS. "Once we got stops, just be aggressive, whether it's move to the basket or make an open pass". Nene was complementing Capela well in the playoffs, averaging 10.0 points and 4.7 rebounds per game in Houston's nine-game run through the Western Conference thus far. Read More »

IPhone 8 may come with bundled AirPods

Predictions of the surprise move come from an analyst report by JP Morgan, which claims the £159 (€188, $206) earphones will come included in the box, replacing the £29 EarPods now bundled with all iPhones. Some reports suggest that there will be nearly negligible bezels on the upcoming iPhone 8 as Apple aims to take on the new-found wide-screen fad. Read More »

Thousands of people fill arena to hear from Warren Buffett

Buffett says he still believes in the long-term prospects of the bank even though Wells Fargo mishandled the scandal. I know a lot of the challenges, " he said in an interview. "It is a huge tax cut for guys like me", he told the audience. "And when there's a tax cut, either the deficit goes up or they get the taxes from somebody else". Read More »