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Group Lotus deal finalised by Chinese giant Geely

Geely signed a final deal to acquire 49.9% of Proton and 51% of Lotus Cars from Malaysia's DRB-Hicom Bhd, and expects to complete the transaction in three month...


Messaging app Hike rolls out payment wallet

The company is calling the wallet feature as Hike Wallet , which will be rolled out to Android devices first, and iOS users will get it by the end of July. The...


All talk, few trades before NHL's expansion roster freeze

Golden Knights GM George McPhee's chief goal must be to weaken each team's roster, but the players selected can not be waiting for the ink to dry on their reti...


Facebook To Fight Terrorism With Artificial Intelligence, Policy Experts

The company announced that plus a number of other steps it says it's taking as it faces growing pressure from government leaders to identify and prevent the...


The End is Nigh coming to PC next month

McMillen noted on his website that the game will be coming to the Switch as well, but there's no release date for that, and it might get ported to PS4/XBO in th...


New smart speaker expected as Apple kicks off conference

Introduced at Monday's Worldwide Developer Conference ( WWDC ), Apple's HomePod will combine the latest in speaker technology with the artificial intell...


Apple Adds iMac Pro as Other Macs Get Performance Upgrades

AMD Radeon Pro 500 offers a level of power operating efficiency that lets them maintain full performance in the confines of today's all-in-one devices like the...


Apple unveils watchOS 4, launching this fall

But this watch face will use Siri and your information preferences to automatically show you information directly on the watch face. It will give proper infor...


Neill Blomkamp releases first trailer for 'Oats Studios' experimental shorts

Blomkamp's best known efforts are all set amidst science fiction dystopias in which aliens and robots often play large roles, from Chappie's armour-plated a...


Sony Officially Ends Production Of PS3 In Japan

The end of summer is marked by the flood of free games from Sony for PlayStation Plus Subscribers. With that pronouncement, it seems the PS3 is definite...


AMD's Ryzen Threadripper with 4 Radeon Vega GPUs runs Prey at 4K

Among them there is the ASUS ROG Strix GL702ZC , the first gaming laptop on the market to pack an AMD Ryzen processor . It's clear that the industry and con...


Understanding the "WannaCry" Ransomware Attack

Ransomware is a type of malicious software that encrypts all files on the host computer, displaying a message that the user must pay a ransom - usually in the ...


Ex-MotoGP champion Nicky Hayden 'critical' after cycling crash

American motorcycle racer Nic. Hayden won the 2006 MotoGP world championship with three victories that season. This incident took place in Rimini in Italy, th...


HTC U11 smartphone with Edge Sense officially unveiled

While we are on the topic of the camera I might as well say that HTC uses a 12MP (HTC UltraPixel 3 with 1.4μm pixel) main camera with UltraSpeed Autofocus, a BS...


Hawthorne's SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket carrying communications satellite into space

Weighing in at over six tons and about the size of a double-decker bus, the communications satellite operated by British commercial company Inmersat is SpaceX'...


'Star Wars' influences top baby names; Caitlyn plunges in popularity

Emma was the most popular name for baby girls for the third year in a row, although its frequency has been slowly declining and it maintains only a narrow ...


U.S. airplane laptop ban could be extended to Europe

Britain followed with a similar ban applying to incoming flights from six Middle East and North African countries . The restriction was introduced in March o...


Google search results will cure your boredom with a local events calendar

Searchers can specify both their location as well as a type of event they're interested in, such as Google's own examples of " jazz concerts in Austin " or " ...


Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Review

However, there seems to be another Mario game on the horizon-and it features Ubisoft's Rabbids alongside the plumber. It's one of the most highly anticipa...


Hindu militias kill Muslim in northern India

The victim has been identified as Ghulam Mohammad, a resident of Sohi village under the Pahasu Police Station. The FIR mentioned "five to six unknown suspects f...


Facebook rolls out 'Express Wi-Fi' in India

Today, the Press Trust of India reported that the social network will now use Bharti Airtel's network to enable 20,000 Wi-Fi hotspots all over the country. ...


Auburn women's golf earns 12-seed for NCAA Regional

Six teams and the top three players who are not on those teams will advance to the national finals from May 19-24 at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove, Ill. Tha...


Pakistan rejects Indian demand of consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav

Indian High Commissioner Gautam Bambawale called on Pakistan's Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua and made a formal request. "They wish to travel to Pakistan to...


Nintendo Profits Skyrocket 121 Percent On Blockbuster Switch Sales

The 3DS saw a 7% increase from the previous year, with Pokemon Go leading a bulk of those sales. Aside from these games , Ratalaika Games have a number of ga...


Google Announces Changes To Search Results

The changes include tweaks to the algorithm that determines which search results appear on top. Google has commenced tweaking its search algorithm to curb u...


New Nokia 3310 Expected To Launch on 28th of April

On 28th of April, the new Nokia 3310 will go on pre-orders. Interestingly, these price tags are significantly higher than the cost that HMD Global had announ...


Nintendo Switch Sells 906000 Units In March 2017 For North America

Considering there have only been 906,000 Switches sold, that meant some bought more than one, probably the limited edition and a regular copy. Breath of th...


Apple to replace your busted iPad 4 with the iPad Air 2

If we have a problem in one of the new iPad , while it is being repaired we receive one of the same or superior characteristics as replacement, these are the c...


Instagram for Android now works offline, iOS may be next

Now Instagram users can post even without internet connection. Once a connection is re-established, the app will simply sync up all of this data. The function...


GM announces China version of hybrid Volt

As we've noted before, this week's Shanghai auto show is turning out to be a whole lot better for new green cars and concepts than last week's NY auto show. The...


Apple: Pac Crest Worried About Potential iPhone ID Sensor Failure

Yet Apple will not allow this brief digression in its set plans from delaying the release of its smartphone later on this year. In the case that Apple does,...


Uber May Be Forced to Allow Tipping in Its App in NYC

Welcoming the court order, Uber said in a statement , "We are hopeful that the order will be effectively enforced and that action will be taken against any per...


Carrie Fisher will not be in 'Star Wars: Episode IX'

Despite Todd Fisher reportedly saying his family were going to allow footage of his sister to be used in the movie, Lucasfilms president Kathy Kennedy has now d...


Older Windows Systems Targeted by Newly Released Hack Tools

According to several documents, the NSA used the Windows hacking tools to target several banks, including the SWIFT banking system. EastNets is one of 74 lo...


Microsoft Patches Problem In App That Spread Malware — Microsoft Office Hack

Microsoft Tuesday patched a previously undisclosed Word zero-day vulnerability attackers used to install a variety of malware on victims' computers. This connec...


Burger King's newest TV ad has a disastrous flaw

This Burger King ad is scheduled to air on national TV tonight, and for a while this morning, the ad did trigger Google Home units. It really hasn't been ...


Burger King's Whopper gets prank Wikipedia edits in ad gag

This wakes up devices in the room that are configured to respond to the "OK Google" hotword. That sentiment seems to be carrying over to Burger King's YouTube...


Misogyny played a role in USA election loss: Clinton

I think in this election there was a very real struggle between what is viewed as change. that is it welcomed and exciting to so many Americans, and change whic...


Tidal Owner Jay-Z Pulls Every Album from Spotify, Apple Music

Kelly and Linkin Park staying on the services. Jay-Z's solo work is also nearly entirely absent from Amazon Music's streaming catalog, with just four tracks fro...


All-new Hyundai Kona SUV teased

The new model will join the firm's existing range of SUVs, which now consists of the Grand Santa Fe , Santa Fe and Tucson, and Hyundai said the Kona "feature...