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Sky’s takeover appeal boosted by £1bn profit

It is anticipated that the company's success to can be attributed to the 39% growth in customers, with Sky acquiring 500,000 new customers in the review period....


NY state revokes approval of Charter-Time Warner deal

Charter, which operates under the name Spectrum, is New York's largest cable provider. The cable provider is required to continue operations for 60 more days wi...


Samsung forced to accelerate Galaxy Note 9 rollout

However, the South Korean company didn't say anything about the phablet's availability, although unconfirmed rumors claim the Note 9 will hit the shelves on Au...


Wildfire outside Redding explodes to 20,000 acres overnight, putting residents on alert

The fire was the largest of at least five that police believe were purposely set by Mc Glover on Wednesday. The hot and largely dry weather will further enh...


Hunky South Carolina Dentist Melts Hearts With 'Shiggy Challenge' Dance Moves

Never expected anything like this", Constantine said in an interview with " Good Morning America " on Monday. 'I thought a few people in Greenville, South Car...


Amazon set to report earnings after huge Facebook sell-off

According to the research firm eMarketer , Amazon's e-commerce revenue will grow more than 28 per cent this year to reach US$394 billion, and will account fo...


Samsung Galaxy Note 9 teaser points to great battery life

An anonymous source speaking with 9to5Google says that Samsung is planning to entice people to pre-order the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 with an interesting off...


California governor issues fire emergency for two counties ravaged by wildfire

Brandon N. McGlover, 32, was detained on suspicion of five counts of arson, according to NBC Los Angeles . The new blaze, dubbed the Ribbon Fire, scorched ab...


Mercedes-Benz unveils A-Class sedan bound for Canada

Like the A-Class hatch, the A sedan is fairly well-equipped for a "base" Mercedes. Two engines will be available for the A-Class sedan at launch. We've alre...


Samsung Has Apparently Created An ‘Unbreakable’ OLED Display Panel

The "unbreakable" quality of this panel is due to the special substrate and overlay window that's securely adhered to the flexible OLED panel. The traditional...


Telstra introduces Peace of Mind feature to eliminate excess data charges

The other plans in the range, offered on 24-month contracts, come with unlimited calls and texts and 3 GB for AUD 59, 10 GB for AUD 79 and 30 GB for AUD 99. "...


Apple Releasing Update to Address Thermal Throttling in 2018 MacBook Pro

YouTuber Dave 2D first brought the problem to light after discovering that the that the Core i9 MacBook Pro he was testing got so hot that it couldn't maintai...


Qualcomm shows worlds first mmWave 5G antenna for mobile devices

The first 5G compatible smartphones are now a step closer after Qualcomm revealed it has made the world's first mmWave antennas and sub-6Ghz RF modules av...


Facebook was secretly building an internet satellite named Athena

Rumors about the project began to surface after people from the IEEE Spectrum spilled the beans on the project about the experimental satellite. Now, with t...


Pregnant again! April the giraffe's calf is due in March

Now park owner Jordan Patch has confirmed April is due to give birth again. The father, again, is Oliver the Giraffe , who is Baby Taj's dad. "At Animal Adve...


Capcom unveils Resident Evil 2: Collector's Edition with new details and redesign

While Capcom did try to keep the game as close to the original as they can, they also made a few major changes to the game and that includes the soundtrack. T...


Steam Chat update is live

Unlike before, the chat windows are now multimedia-friendly, allowing you to send and see emojis, images, GIFs or YouTube videos without having to open an exter...


Nikon says next gen full-frame mirrorless camera in development

While Nikon did not allude to development of more than one camera, it did discuss the mirrorless camera in terms of a system that could still leave room for a s...


Top end 9th gen Intel Core Series processors outlined

We're not far from the official announcement of Intel's 9th generation CPUs, with more information dumped out on all of their upcoming refreshed CPUs including ...


Lock it Down: Google Pushes HTTPS With Chrome Warnings

Let's Encrypt announced that it has now secured over 100 million websites and that the figure is still growing. "We expect Google Chrome's new warnings to con...


New Audi Q3 revealed for 2019

It's more of an evolutionary step, albeit with superior proportions, that wipes away the soft, rounded shape of its predecessor for a much more angular look - l...


Meet the $20 gizmo protecting 85,000 Google employees from phishing

How is Google preventing its employees from getting hacked? Before moving to the security key devices, Google relied on its own Google Authenticator app ...


Apple iPhones trail behind Samsung and Google smartphones in download speeds

However, which high-end smartphone do you think performs this the best? The findings were published today by Qualcomm itself after the company looked at ove...


BT incentivises operators to move customers to faster broadband

It will help Britain's homes and businesses experience the benefits of faster and more reliable broadband ". Announced during the Royal Welsh Show, the gov...


Apple solves MacBook Pro 2018 throttling issue with software patch

The supplemental update is created to address an issue with performance and thermal throttling , with Apple trying to fix an issue that has caused some of ...


Honor 9N India launch

Honor 9N is also the company's first smartphone to be manufactured in India . From the looks of it, it seems like the company is trying to build upon the H...


Microsoft is building a low-priced Xbox for game streaming

It will reportedly cost less than a traditional console. Specs for this device are still unknown, "as it's the early days of development for that piece of hardw...


Emails Mentioning NVIDIA GeForce 11 Series Launch date Leaked

We have no way of verifying the veracity of the email, but if it's real, it includes previously unknown information about Nvidia's 11-series launch plans. Final...


Samsung to launch Wireless Charger Duo that charges two devices at once

Because it's shorter and sounds better than "foldable smartphone". Perhaps the biggest change in the Samsung Galaxy S10 range is that Samsung is expected to l...


Fortnite’s birthday celebration has begun: Here’s what you need to know

Fortnite is celebrating its first birthday in this weeks update and it includes some new challenges for players to complete. To complete the Fortnite bi...


Xiaomi Pocophone F1 to be one of Europe's cheapest Snapdragon 845 phones

The standard Xiaomi Mi MAX 3 is running on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 Octa-Core chipset, whereas the Xiaomi Mi MAX 3 Pro is running on the shiny new Qu...


Nintendo hits popular ROM sites with copyright infringement lawsuit

Nintendo are after statutory damages of $US150,000 for each Nintendo game hosted on the sites and up to $US2,000,000 for each trademark infringement, as well...


Fallout 76’s Beta Will Go Live in October

With QuakeCon nearing (August 9-August 12), new Fallout 76 details are fast approaching. Details about the Beta will be shared at the upcoming Fallout 76 pa...


United Kingdom commits to full fiber broadband by 2033

By 2025, the Government has pledged to connect 15million premises to full-fibre broadband - and most of the United Kingdom will have access to 5G signal. Accord...


Official Samsung Galaxy Watch images and details leaked on Samsung's website

You can often tell when Samsung is gearing up to launch a new flagship because its marketing department usually posts a bunch of promotional videos that throw...


IPhones Could Be Banned In India Over Anti-Spam App

While Google complied with TRAI's directive by allowing the app on the Google PlayStore, rival Apple hasn't allowed it on the App Store, citing the app's requir...


Kenya To Get First Deployment Of Internet Balloons From Google Parent

The project has come a long way, from being Alphabet's moonshot project and now, it has announced its first commercial agreement. Loon has been testing a ne...


Uber and Lyft suspend driver who live-streamed passengers

Lyft , who Gargac also drove for, went a step further and has terminated his driving privileges with the company. Jason Gargac, who drives for both Uber and L...


48MP Sony IMX586 imaging sensor announced, samples ship September

Sony announced Monday that it's designed the highest-resolution image sensor for phone cameras, offering 48 effective megapixels. "The new Sony sensor features ...


Mega Man: Fully Charged Trailer and Release Date

According to a post by DualShockers , "The screenshots introduce the new boss Torch Man and his stage, inspired by a campground in the night". He can also su...


Breath Of The Wild Link Added To Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Roster

The other and probably bigger part of the update is the addition of the Master Cycle Zero. Some very familiar equipment has made its way from the Legend of Z...


Donald Trump Attacks European Union For Fining Google Ahead of Juncker Visit

In fact, Google itself got a taste of European Union antitrust regulation as recently as a year ago. Google's CEO Sundar Pichai defended the company's dec...


Ghost Recon Wildlands is getting a permadeath mode

For not only is Wildlands being updated regularly, but also Rainbow Six Siege , as the latter received two new Italian Operators and a fresh map thanks to ...


Microsoft, Google, Facebook, Twitter Announce "Data Transfer Project"

For example, you might use Instagram app where you share photos publicly, Facebook app where you share updates with friends, and Fitbit fitness app for tracking...


Black Ops 4’s Blood of the Dead Trailer Returns to Alcatraz

If you are a zombies fan and you were saddened that none of the Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 special editions catered to you, then you're in luck. Oh, and th...


Samsung could merge the Galaxy S and Galaxy Note smartphone lineup

As we've previously speculated, the Samsung Gear range of smartwatches is no longer, instead, Samsung has chosen to call its next smartwatch the Galaxy Watch...


Xiaomi Mi Max 3 vs Xiaomi Mi Max 2

The Mi Max 3 may come to India as well. It is definitely not a pocket friendly smartphone. The antenna placement is more in line with how things were on the Mi ...


These balloons will bring Internet access to Kenya

Telkom Kenya is the third biggest operator in the country behind market leader Safaricom and Bharti Airtel's Kenyan unit. Under the deal Loon , formerly a p...


Marvel Powers United VR Rift + Touch Bundle arrives next week

The package combines Marvel Powers United VR along with a special edition Oculus Rift and Oculus Touch bundle . That means you're essentially getting a cop...


VR Headsets Get Connector Standard Boost

Anybody with a VR headset has known the joy of plugging in a mess of USB, HDMI, and possibly power cables. In addition, having a single, unified connector could...