Google adds app launcher with introduction of 'tappable shortcuts'

Such changes will also make it easier for developers to make apps that have the least effect on the user's phone and battery. Social media is steadily transitioning towards video-heavy content and picture-in-picture mode has become the only solution that would let users play videos in the background while letting them use other apps. [Full Article...]

Twitter suspends more than 636000 accounts to tackle extremism

Twitter suspends more than 636000 accounts to tackle extremism In its latest transparency report , which covers activity on Twitter between July and December of previous year, the social network revealed its latest tally of banned accounts has risen dramatically. Twitter received 88 such requests from July to December asking that the social media platform remove content posted by verified journalist and news organization accounts. [Full Article...]

Black or colored front? New Galaxy S8 images muddy the waters

This time, the renders show three different color options - Black Sky, Orchid Grey, and Arctic Silver. The large-screen edition of Samsung Electronics Co.'s upcoming flagship smartphone is expected to come with a price tag of 899 euros (US$967), a technology blogger said Monday. [Full Article...]

Massive Twitter hijack spreads swastikas and pro-Erdoğan propaganda

Massive Twitter hijack spreads swastikas and pro-Erdoğan propaganda Twitter hacked: Some of the tweets also contain links to pro-Erdogan videos on YouTube. The Twitter profiles of several sports-related accounts around the world were compromised as part of an apparent pro-Turkish hijacking operation early Wednesday morning. [Full Article...]

Mauricio Pochettino Provides Harry Kane Injury Update

Mauricio Pochettino Provides Harry Kane Injury Update The 24 goal striker left White Hart Lane with his ankle in a protective boot, and will have scans today. It won't be an excuse if we don't win games or achieve our aims because Kane isn't in the team. He can play like a striker. The Dutchman may yet be needed in their title challenge if Kane , who will be assessed on Monday, is out of action for long. [Full Article...]

Google Hangouts is getting a major overhaul to take on Slack

Google Hangouts is getting a major overhaul to take on Slack At Thursday's Cloud Next Keynote conference, Google has announced that it will be splitting its Hangout feature into two. Google Hangouts is now divided into two: Hangouts Meet and Hangouts Chat and it wants to take on Slack. One is Hangouts Meet , which focuses on video, while the other is Hangouts Chat , which is all about group text chatting. Essentially you should be able to run ... [Full Article...]

Pushing the Theoretical Limits of DNA Data Storage

However, while the results of the study point to a promising future, Erlich said the use of DNA in data storage is still in its early stages. In fact, the scientists could have stored up to 60 percent more information on the DNA strand used during their experiments. [Full Article...]

Apple iPhone 8 likely to have a curved screen

It is clear that iPhone 7 is till date the best iPhone from Apple . Will Apple ditch Lightning or will it simply offer a Lightning to USB-C cable? All iPhone 8 models have also been rumored to provide support for wireless charging because the removal of the headphone jack would need to warrant some form of flexible addition. [Full Article...]

Breath of the Wild World Map has been Uncovered

Breath of the Wild World Map has been Uncovered Game Revolution interviewed early owners of the new Zelda game regarding gameplay and performance. The ones I personally know of are open world exploration, non-linear dungeons and voice acting - something which hadn't been tried in Zelda since the infamous Philips CD-I games. [Full Article...]

Microsoft plans to bring mixed reality to the Xbox in 2018

Microsoft plans to bring mixed reality to the Xbox in 2018 That means Windows 7's share of the desktop operating market actually increased a bit, leaving Windows XP's slight decrease as the only real positive for Microsoft . Other VR companies like Oculus are try to drum up more interest in the medium. Via Microsoft's initial presentation of the VR-enabled Windows 10 Creators Update, we can see that it'll require a connection to a laptop or PC thro... [Full Article...]

AQR Capital Management LLC Reduces Stake in Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD)

The firm owned 493,869 shares of the semiconductor manufacturer's stock after selling 47,610 shares during the period. The high end of the earnings forecast is $0.9 per share and low end is $0.76 per share. Advanced Micro Devices's revenue for the quarter was up 15.4% on a year-over-year basis. Struggling to find a way in profitable zone, the current EPS estimate trend for the next year first qu... [Full Article...]

Spotify to launch new app service

While the service isn't yet available, the appearance of the upgrade option indicates big things in Spotify's near future, namely a change that will help the service compete with other lossless alternatives while leveraging higher-quality mobile listening options. [Full Article...]

USB-eh? iPhone 8 to 'ditch Lightning connector for USB-C'

The move would mark a major shift for Apple , which has long used proprietary connectors for the iPhone. Fans complained past year when the 3.5mm headphone port was dropped from the iPhone 7. For one, USB-C is capable of transmitting stuff faster than nearly any other standard around - and that includes USB 3. It just doesn't seem like audio over Lightning is a stopgap measure. [Full Article...]

Coyotes captain Shane Doan doesn't exactly understand Martin Hanzal trade

He has tallied 26 points (16 goals, 10 assists) through 51 games, and his 6-foot-6 frame makes him tough to handle in the corners and behind the net. Instead, reports indicate the Wild, Predators , and Penguins were among the top suitors before Arizona and Minnesota finalized a deal. [Full Article...]

Tsonga stays on hot streak to win title in Marseille

Tsonga pushed past Kyrgios, 7-6 (5), 2-6, 6-4, despite 16 aces from the Aussie, who won this title without the loss of a set in 2016. Pouille thumped another Frenchman, Richard Gasquet, 7-5, 6-3 and had even been leading 5-0 in the second set. [Full Article...]

Asus Debuts the ZenFone Live With "Live Beautification" Cameras

The name of the said smartphone along with a few configurations has leaked after a screenshot of the unannounced device was released from the official website, which is expected to go live soon. In the photography department, the Asus Zenfone Live packs with a 13megapixel rear camera with 5P lens, LED flash and f/2.0 aperture. Nevertheless, if the Asus ZenFone 3 Go owner will register the de... [Full Article...]

Audio of suspect released in Ind. girls' murders

Investigators had already uncovered a grainy photo of a man on the trail from German's phone. Police in Delphi have set up a tip line dedicated to calls about the murders of Abby Williams and Libby German. Slocum told reporters that evidence indicated that the deaths were a double homicide, and the case was being investigated as such. Authorities called her a hero to have the wherewithal to turn... [Full Article...]

Florida survey spots record number of manatees

State wildlife officials and manatee advocates have voiced concern about the high number of manatee deaths occurring after collisions with watercraft. Then, in 2012, the Pacific Legal Foundation petitioned the agency to downlist them. More information about manatees can also be found on the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service's website. [Full Article...]

The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ will miss Nintendo Switch launch

The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ will miss Nintendo Switch launch The Nintendo Switch is out on March 3rd with launch titles that include The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild , 1-2 Switch, Super Bomberman R, I Am Setsuna, Just Dance 2017, Little Inferno, World of Goo, Skylanders: Imaginators and Human Resource Machine . [Full Article...]

See John Oliver's Warning to Trump About Vladimir Putin, Russia

He 'is dancing on thin ice, ' he said. "Very serious preparatory work is going on in the Kremlin, including a paper - seven pages - describing a psychological portrait of Trump, especially based on this last two to three months, and the last weeks", said former Deputy Foreign Minister Andrei Fedorov, who says he has known Trump since 2000. [Full Article...]

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