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Academy Awards Pull In Record-Low Ratings

With a more diverse, more worldwide and younger infusion of voting members into the film academy, the movie in love with movies still won the top awards. It wou...


Ubisoft aims to manage 'toxicity' in Rainbow Six Siege chat

Ubisoft has announced that starting this week, they will implement a new ban system that will hopefully decrease the amount of toxicity and hateful speech prese...


Uber's Facing A New Lawsuit, This Time For A 2016 Data Breach

Updated| Pennsylvania's attorney general announced Monday that he was suing Uber over a massive data breach in 2016 that the company didn't reveal until Novem...


SpaceX ready to try again with Spanish satellite launch

Live coverage of the countdown and launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral with the Hispasat 30W-6 communications satellite for Hispasat of Madri...


Italians Vote in Tight General Election

Torn electoral posters hang on billboard in Rome , March 5, 2018. Meanwhile, ex-Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's centre-right Forza Italia party landed...


Get ready, USA: Xiaomi smartphones could come this year

We plan to start entering the market by end 2018, or by early 2019". Chinese company, Xiaomi, is planning on introducing its smartphones to the US market befo...


Facebook Survey: Is Pedophilia OK?

A second question asked the surveyed Facebook users whom they thought should decide the rules regarding whether an adult man could ask a 14-year-old girl for ...


Mayfield Says He'll Fix the Browns

The Oklahoma quarterback could be one of the top picks in this year's NFL Draft , and that means potentially being a target of the 0-16 Cleveland Browns ,...


Social Media Has Revolutionized How Americans Talk About Gun Violence

Though memes are often known for their tendency to, at times , be somewhat crass, many underestimate their ability to spread messages through social media. The...


Here's Why Your Switch Play Data Might Have Just Reset

A big chunk of this increase has been credited to the high sales of Nintendo Switch units in the region, which resulted in the entire number of hardware sales...


Apple is making its own high-end noise-cancelling headphones

Gurman, who, like Kuo, has a long track record of reporting the existence of Apple devices before they're released, says the headphones will be of the over-the-...


Nothing existed before Big Bang: Stephen Hawking

Scientists still can't for sure determine what triggered The Big Bang and the beginning of the universe. "Even the amount of matter in the universe, can be di...


StarCraft turns 20 this month and all of Blizzard's games are celebrating

Lastly, from March 31st to April 6th in World of Warcraft , those who salute a Zergling, Grunty, Mini Thor, Baneling, or Zeradar pet will garner the "Salute to...


Mercedes-AMG's C43 Sedan Gets More Power and Sharper Look

Mercedes-AMG's engineers have installed bigger turbochargers to increase output by 23 horsepower to 385 hp at 6,100 rpm, while torque has remained the same at 3...


Samsung to bring Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9

This mobile device was immediately awarded in 30 categories, including design, specifications, graphics, software features, wireless charging, advanced camera f...


Who do you want to win at this year's Oscars?

The most recent Best Picture victor is the 2015 victor, Spotlight that shed light on the Catholic church scandal. It's a cop-out, I know, but I'm going to...


HTC Desire 12 Plus full specs leaked online

MWC 2018 concluded last week, and while companies like Samsung and Sony launched their flagship smartphones, other manufacturers such as HTC , LG, Xiaomi an...


Toyota venture to spend 2.8bn dollars to develop self-driving technology

Most of the employees would be engineers as they are looking for a new software to develop with the help of them and for that reason, most of the engineers will...


Xiaomi to launch new Mi TV series in India on March 7

The 43-inch Mi TV 4C costs CNY 1799 in China, for your reference, which roughly translates to Rs 18,475. Well, to be more precise, Xiaomi launched five models...


Tesla Inc (TSLA) Shares Bought by Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio

The institutional investor held 200,000 shares of the public utilities company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $3.78 million, down from 261,849 at the end of th...


WhatsApp beta for Android 2.18.69: what's new?

WhatsApp is taking its "Delete for Everyone" feature (one that lets users recall/delete their messages) to a new level. With locked recordings feature, the...


Storm Emma: UK Snow Could Reach 50cm As Conditions Worsen

There are now 14 flood warnings and 33 alerts in place, mostly in south-west and north-east England by the coast. More than a foot of snow was dumped in som...


Brigitte is announced as new hero coming to Overwatch

Over on Twitter , Hi-Rez Studios head honcho Stewart Chisam commented on the similarities between Overwatch's Brigitte , and the studio's own Ash. After tas...


First Android P developer preview tipped for mid-March release

It's that time of the year when we should expect to hear a lot about Google's new version of Android. According to some new commits that were discovered by ...


Antarctica King Penguins Threatened by Warmer Habitat

Then they validated their model through historical and genetic data, recreating the movements of king penguins during previous periods of climate change . "K...


Microsoft buying output from Singapore clean energy project

Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT ) agrees to buy the full energy output from a 60MW solar project from Singapore's Sunseap Group . The deal is Microsoft's first ren...


Moon will get Its Own Mobile Network in 2019

Vodafone Germany and Audi are joining forces with Berlin-based PTScientists and SpaceX (you do need a rocket for this) to fund Mission to the Moon , and...


Traders Sell Shares of Discovery Communications (DISCK) on Strength (DISCK)

Hsbc Holdings Plc who had been investing in Discovery Communicatns New for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $14.52B market cap company. The stock ...


Snap reportedly working on new Spectacles, including two-camera version

The company is reportedly also interested in licensing its cameras to traditional glasses companies, counting Luxottica Group LUX, -0.62% Snap's first-generat...


Will Smith complains about Georgia bugs while filming new movie

The innovative story finds Smith playing an elite assassin who is suddenly targeted and pursued by a mysterious outsider-who happens to be a younger version of ...


Full 'worm' moon rises Thursday: Here's the peak time to see it

For your next full Moon, see Full Moon Dates chart . Rare moons are plentiful this season with March marking another unusual lunar event with a full wor...


Dropbox announces integrations with Google's Hangouts, Gmail and Drive apps

Hangouts Chat is now available after months of beta testing with companies enrolled in its Early Adopter Program. Dropbox has already jumped into bed with M...


A Bus-Size Asteroid Will Whiz by Earth Friday

Although today's approach is nearer, it can not be viewed by the naked eye as 2018 DV1 only has a diameter of around 20 to 40 feet. Astronomers at Mount Lem...


Facebook ends the Explore Feed less than 4 months after its launch

Users had to click an " Explore Feed' button to access unpromoted posts from publishers". Facebook said on Thursday it has put an end to the test of splitt...


Instagram Code Hints at Upcoming Video and Voice Calling

APKs contain all of an app's code and can often serve as storage for new features before they launch publicly. Would you use voice or video calling with ...


Xbox Live is down and players are *pissed

Now even console gamers can enjoy 1440p resolution, also known as "2560x1440" or "QHD, which is popular amongst PC gamers". The appropriately titled Spring Upda...


Liverpool v Newcastle United

But Klopp accepts "the football" and treating the players well will be vital if they are to be kept happy. With Manchester City running out clear winners, 2nd...


The Best Bang For The Buck — GMC Sierra

Without the composite box, the pickup is up to 360 pounds lighter than the current model, according to GMC. The 2019 Sierra 1500 drops a total 163 kg versus i...


Far Cry 5 live-action trailer details its villain, Father Joseph

And be sure to let us know if you'll be picking up Far Cry 5! "When rumors of a fanatical cult in Hope County, Montana begin to swirl, three vloggers take i...


Scientists discover penguin 'super-colony' in Antarctic

A previously unknown "mega-colony" of Adelie penguins have been found on the islands, which sit on Antarctica's northern tip. This suggests a large number of ...


Blizzard Seems to be Teasing Diablo 3 for Nintendo Switch

Do you think Diablo 3 will ever head to Switch? Blizzard's official Twitter account sent out a tweet seemingly teasing that Diablo 3 is indeed com...


Samsung Galaxy S9+ achieves best smartphone camera in DxOMark ranking

The biggest feature, however, is the Dual Aperture or variable aperture that allows the primary lens to switch between f/1.5 to f/2.4 depending on lighting co...


Intel protects Haswell and Broadwell against Spectre

It's important to note that these updates aren't automatically available via Windows Update and users would need to manually update their systems for now. Windo...


Huawei P20 Lite leaked top notch and dual cameras

Though the P20 Lite also has a fingerprint scanner visible on the back, while it looks as though the P20 might have one on the front below the screen (though it...


Astronomers glimpse 'cosmic dawn' when earliest stars began to shine

But in order for the signal to be as strong as it was, the gas must have been even colder than they predicted. A group of USA researchers working at a remote ...


Another harsh summer in store, says IMD

In coastal Maharashtra, including Mumbai and Konkan belt, the temperature would soar at 0.7 degree above normal. Brace for a warmer summer ahead with the weat...


Model Breastfeeds Openly In A Historic Magazine Cover Shoot; 'What's The Shame?'

Joseph defended the concept of the photoshoot saying, "It is a problem to interpret this ( breastfeeding ) sexually". The article has interviews with several ...


Google's Slack alternative Hangouts Chat exits beta

G Suite now has its own built-in messaging service which presents a new threat to standalone services like Slack . If your company uses GSuite, simply go to...


Metal Gear Survive review | Tense and intriguing, but marred by frustration

Well, some more perceptive fans, both on Reddit and Twitter , noticed a odd pattern with regard to the listed names. In solo mode, three AI players will be t...


Amazon Moves Into Home Security With 'Cloud Cam' And 'Amazon Key'

The rest of the judges dropped one by one until Siminoff made his way out of the tank and back into the world - where the company, now called Ring, reached a $4...