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Want the Google Pixel? Don't Get It from Verizon

Until now, Google's flagship devices had used the Nexus brand with hardware partners that have included China's Huawei and South Korea's LG. In much more ...


Fresh trouble for Samsung Note 7 as replacement model emits smoke

It recalled 2.5 million units of the Note 7 last month - just two weeks after its debut - amid reports that batteries were overheating and catching fire. T-...


Google will provide Android updates to Pixel phones for 2 years

Buy it from Verizon - Google's exclusive USA partner - and Verizon will be the one handling system updates, creating something of a two-tier system. But the c...


Samsung tips 6 percent gain in 3Q profit after recall

That was slightly higher than forecasts. According to financial data provider FactSet, analysts expected 7.5 trillion won. Third-quarter sales are estimated t...


Destiny's Rise of the Iron raid gets more hard

Anyone who's played the Destiny raids knows that simply beating Wrath of the Machine on normal mode doesn't mark the end of their Rise of Iron journey. The ...


Indian police arrest 70 for targeting Americans in tax scam

To ensure they don't get traced back easily, these scammers instructed victims to buy gift vouchers from various companies and share the code, the police said ...


Can Google Catch Up to Amazon and Win the Smart Home Race?

This system connects with a number of services right out the gate, including YouTube Music, Spotify, Pandora, Google Play Music, TuneIn, and iHeartRadio. The de...


Google to Open Pop-Up Store in NYC for Pixel Launch

In case you missed it, it's also worth noting that Pixel handsets sold by Verizon will have locked bootloaders and pre-loaded apps, which are two more reasons t...


Pakistan debarred from kabaddi world cup 2016

A and B. Group A comprises of India, Bangladesh, South Korea, Australia, England and Argentina, while Iran, Thailand, Japan, USA, Poland and Kenya are placed in...


Flipkart banks 1400cr on day-1

The brand is celebrating this great milestone which they have created with the help of these not-so-expensive but still the best smartphone in the price range r...


Henrik Fisker chose to give the whole car-building thing another go

The vehicle will feature a patented battery that the company claims "will deliver a significantly longer life and range than any battery now on the market". He ...


Google launches its Amazon Echo competitor, Google Home, for $129

Google's phone-powered virtual reality headset is called the Daydream View and will cost $79. Users will be able to access the Assistant AI program from a...


Yahoo reportedly scanned all customer emails for USA intelligence officials

The implication is that every email sent or received by Yahoo Mail users was scanned. According to Reuters , Yahoo has declined to make any further comments on...


Facebook announces Marketplace, a way to buy and sell through their app

There's no native checkout option on Marketplace , but users familiar with Facebook's BST groups will notice improved communication capabilities between buye...


Ford, GM sales spike in Canada; FCA plummets 18%

Major automakers posted September U.S. sales on Monday that were slightly lower than a year ago, despite big consumer discounts, as pickup truck volumes fell fo...


Tennessee beats Georgia 34-31 with TD pass on final play

Oklahoma State 49, No. 22 Texas 31: Mason Rudolph threw for 392 yards and three touchdowns Oklahoma State (3-2, 1-1 Big 12), which had lost eight straight home...


Donald Trump's new hotel vandalised with spray-painted graffiti

She added they have not yet identified any suspects. Donald Trump's newest real estate venture was hit by a vandal. Donald Trump's new luxury hotel in dow...


Nate Parker declines to apologize for college rape scandal

I sat in trial. You know, I was vindicated. "I was proven innocent". In 2001, Parker was found not guilty of rape, but his friend and Birth of a Nation co-wri...


Kaine, Pence ready for main stage

Much as Mr. Pence, 57 years old, is the stylistic counter to Mr. Trump, he also has taken the opposite approach in preparing for that showdown. Many political...


Jet black iPhone 7 vulnerable to fine scratches

While the new iPhone boasts new colors, water and dust resistance, and improved camera capabilities, people are upset about the company's decision to remove...


Producers Of Brad Pitt's Film Respond To His No-Show At Premiere

At that point DCFS could impose new ground rules or possibly turn the matter over to the courts. Angelina Jolie filed divorce from actor Brad Pitt because...


Feds list 7 Hawaii bee species as endangered, a first in US

Placing yellow-faced bees under federal safeguards comes just over a week since the US Fish and Wildlife Service proposed adding the imperilled rusty patched bu...


Yahoo, reluctant to disturb users, set them up for huge data breach

Group E has sold the stolen Yahoo database in three private deals, Komarov said. In late September, Yahoo announced that at least 500 million user account...


No More Phones-Blackberry Officially Pulls Out from Phone Business

The phone hinted at what was in-store for BlackBerry in the future, as it was based on Alcatel's Idol 4 phone, and was not manufactured by BlackBerry itself...


BlackBerry to exit the hardware business

Released in 2013, the BlackBerry Passport was one of several phones with a physical keyboard that released by BlackBerry in the market, despite the growing ...


Forensics firm says iOS 10 skips certain security authentications

Security researcher Luca Todesco surprised his followers on September 21 when he posted a picture of his phone showing a successful attempt to breach Apple iO...


Galaxy Note 7 fires in China not caused by batteries

Samsung is facing a recall of 2.5 million Note 7 mobile from around 10 markets around the globe. Late on Sunday, Chinese online financial magazine Caixin ci...


Psychological horror game Here They Lie is a PS VR launch title

You can also apparently enjoy some virtual booze, though it's not clear if how much you imbibe affects your play. The headset goes on sale next month, and it is...


Fix for T-Mobile's iOS 10 connectivity issues now rolling out

Apple told media outlets that a brief issue with the software update process was the cause of the problem which has been "quickly resolved". - Even if you'r...


"More Challenging Than We Expected": Netflix Competitor Shomi Shutters

The joint venture, which will wind down on November 30, costs Rogers US$75 million to $105 million, which it will write down for the quarter ending September 30...


"Andromeda"-powered Google laptop reportedly set for Q3 2017 release"

The advent of the Pixel 3 , running the Andromeda , could invariably lead to the end of Google's Chromebook Pixel family. Reports that Google was look...


Leak Claims Google Home and 4K Chromecast Will Cost $129 and $69

This device is said to boast "smart" features similar to Google's OnHub router and offer a wider range over competing devices. The Echo is Google Home's bigg...


Top seed Thiem vs Pouille in Moselle Open final

World number 18 Pouille, seeded third, overcame a 4-0 deficit in the opening set's tiebreak to down Thiem, who made too many unforced errors. Thiem broke back...


Eli Manning's late interception clinches Giants' first loss

If he has to miss extended time, the Redskins do have Toler to serve as the No. 2. During the third quarter of Sunday's game, Jamison Crowder was able to break...


Wawrinka winning streak continues, Zverev awaits in final

Petersburg Open in Russian Federation. Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland returns the ball to Roberto Bautista of Spain during their St. Petersburg Open ATP te...