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Brewery Trend Leads to Japan's Sapporo Acquiring SF's Anchor Brewery

The final terms of this deal have yet to be disclosed, but a Sapporo spokesperson said the price had been close to $85 million. Greggor needed 18 months to ...


Newspaper: Indian forces enforce curfew, lockdown in held Kashmir

Militants ambushed soldiers in southern Shopian area as troops raided a village on a tip that rebels were hiding there, said S.P. Vaid, the police director-gene...


Asus ZenFone AR Review

As expected, Asus ZenFone AR , one of the highest spec'd smartphones, has arrived in the USA. While Big Red will be the only United States carrier to sell the ...


Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI) Q2 Earnings Recap

Activision Blizzard, Inc . (NASDAQ: ATVI ) is another stock that is grabbing investors attention these days. Looking back over the last month, shares have perfo...


Samsung's new SM-G9298 flip phone comes with two screens & 12MP camera

The Korean tech giant Samsung is still launching flip phones in some selected markets. The new Samsung SM-G9298 or Leadership 8 (translated from China) ...


IBM breaks tape storage record for fifth time since 2006

These new tapes can support high-capacity storage of approximately 330 terabytes (TB) per data cartridge, whereas conventional technology can now only handle 15...


Phillies cancel Pete Rose wall of fame induction amid sex scandal

Rose is still banned from baseball, but was allowed to participate in All-Star festivities back in 2015 when the Midsummer Classic was held in Cincinnati. The t...


Transfer PayPal funds mid-chat with Skype's 'Send Money' feature

Microsoft last month announced updates to the iOS and Android Skype apps to resolve common complaints about the new Skype . Send Money is not yet suppor...


PLEX brings DVR like functionality to Apple TV

Plex recently launched some key features for cord-cutters, making its software an attractive option for those who don't want cable but do have an over-the-air T...


Next LG flagship smartphone will feature FullVision OLED display

That again is the biggest it has been on an LG phone in recent times though the device on a whole isn't going to be any bigger. The clear, 6-inch wide display i...


One Year On: Instagram Stories More Popular Than Snapchat

If you feel like you're more addicted to Instagram now than you were a year ago, blame Stories . Instagram on Wednesday celebrated one year of Stories-th...


IBM scientists capture record-breaking 330TB of uncompressed data in tiny cartridge

IBM and Sony have worked together on squeezing more out of the same tape it has used since the sixties when it held just 2MB an inch. What this means is th...


Mobile sweeps the OpenSignal report, finishing number one across the board

T-Mobile ate everyone else's lunch and its clown of a CEO is being just as annoying as you'd expect. And while unlimited data plans may have taken a toll on...


Time to Buy Nokia Oyj (ADR) (NOK) After Today's Huge Increase?

As of quarter end First Trust Advisors Lp had disposed of 58,399 shares trimming its position 7.8%. The average volume of a stock suggests the liquidity of a pa...


Smaller Google Pixel to retain thick bezels this year

This move would have always been contentious, though Google's teasing at the original Pixel launch a year ago certainly does not help. Furthermore, the Pix...


Spotify said to be coming soon to Xbox One

There has been no official announcement from Microsoft or Spotify in regards to this sighting but it does look like we will be seeing the app in the near futu...


Google Play Store will now rank apps according to performances

Now Google is looking to punish those apps by making them less visible in search results, which will hurt their chances of being discovered and downloaded . ...


Lenovo's Moto X moment: going stock Android on all phones

Coming to the K8 Note , the smartphone is all set to launch on August 9. Lenovo's homebrewed Vibe Pure UI, which can be found on nearly any Lenovo-branded ...


Samsung Galaxy Note 8 set to go on sale 15th September

The screen features an 18.5:9 aspect ratio and covers nearly the entire front side of the handset, curving around its long edges and only leaving minimal space ...


Pete Rose Won't Attend Phillies Alumni Weekend After Statutory Rape Allegation

It's a big statement: 35,000 Pete Rose bobbleheads - meant to celebrate the player on the Phillies' Wall of Fame weekend - will be destroyed in the wake of ...


Microsoft announces Skype users can now send money in conversations using PayPal

This applies to the Skype mobile apps for Android and iOS , in 22 countries in total. You'll both have to have PayPal accounts and live in one of the 2...


Plex DVR exits beta alongside new live TV time shift feature

Good news if you have been watching shows via Plex as Plex has announced the addition of Plex Live TV . Plex recently launched some key features for cord-c...


Snapchat Hits Rough Waters as Instagram Stories Celebrate Successful First Anniversary

Instagram has marked the one-year anniversary of its Stories feature by releasing a range of new statistics to highlight how popular the app has become. Snap...


OnePlus 5 New Color variant could be Mint Gold

The OnePlus handset will ship in two variants: 6GB of RAM with 64GB of internal storage or 8GB of RAM with 128GB of internal storage. It looks like OnePlus 5...


Windows 10 Insider Build 16257 for PC Available Now

The " Eye Control " feature is now rolling out in the Windows Insider Preview Build 16257 for PC . This is an eye tracking technology that is aimed at maki...


OpenSignal Mobile Networks Report is Out and T-Mobile Cleaned House

While T-Mobile was best in the nationwide metrics, the two operators ended up in a tie in some markets. T-Mobile taking the lead with an average LTE download sp...


'Hob' (ALL) Gets Release Date, Achievement/Trophy Contest - Trailer

Runic Games , the team behind Torchlight I and II, has announced that its latest title, Hob , will be released on September 26th. PC pre-orders will incl...


SNES Classic Edition Pre-Orders Start Later This Month

When the console launches in September, demand is expected to be very high. The Super NES Classic Edition system was announced some time ago and naturally, ...


Northern California sheriff's deputies shot, wounded

Yuba County Sheriff Steve Durfor said it is too early to tell whether the man was fatally shot by officers or if he killed himself. "She told them (during h...


Amazon outbids Sky to win exclusive ATP tour tennis rights

Amazon become the rights holder and replace Sky Sports, which has a five-year contract set to expire in 2018. Sky's existing contract is reportedly worth ...


How Amazon Echo could be used to spy on you

After all, an Echo is an IoT device with a microphone attached to it. A SECURITY FIRM has successfully compromised the Amazon Echo to turn it into a covert ...


Amazon Halts Blu Phone Sales Amid Spyware Concerns

This comes after cybersecurity firm Kryptowire revealed its findings that many popular Blu smartphone models have been sneakily sending full text messages, ...


'Resident Evil Revelations' 1 + 2 Coming To Switch This Year

Resident Evil Revelations will be arriving a little earlier on both the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 and will be available to play from August 29th, 2017 onw...


BlackBerry aims for a promising comeback with the KEYone at Rs 39990

Only the "Limted Edition Black" variant will be available. As expected, BlackBerry KEYone has been launched in India today at a price of Rs. 39,990. The h...


Spotify reaches a record 60 million paying subscribers

That's a healthy number for a still relatively new service, but it still pales in comparison to the juggernaut that is Spotify . Back in March , the company...