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Media: Russians Used Kaspersky Software in Hacks

Media: Russians Used Kaspersky Software in Hacks

Israeli intelligence spying on government hackers from Russia found the hackers used Kaspersky Lab software that is used as well by more than 400 million people worldwide, including governmental agencies in the U.S., said a media report... 
Project Loon by Google Will Deliver Cell Coverage in Puerto Rico

Project Loon by Google Will Deliver Cell Coverage in Puerto Rico

An experimental license has been granted by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission or FCC to Project Loon by Google to provide emergency cellular services across all of Puerto Rico, which recently was devastated by a hurricane. The... 
Privacy Concerns Arise Over Google’s New Tracking Tool

Privacy Concerns Arise Over Google’s New Tracking Tool

The Electronic Privacy and Information Center (EPIC) is requesting that the Federal Trade Commission investigate Alphabet’s (NASDAQ:GOOG) Google over its new tool to track in-store shopping. The privacy advocacy group wants the FTC... 
Three Square Market First U.S. Firm To Microchip Employees

Three Square Market First U.S. Firm To Microchip Employees

Three Square Market will be the first firm in the U.S. to install microchips in its employees’ hands. The company is anticipating that over 50 employees will be voluntarily chipped out of 85 employees at the company’s head... 
Qualcomm Takes Big Hit Over Apple Dispute

Qualcomm Takes Big Hit Over Apple Dispute

Qualcomm’s (NASDAQ:QCOM) finances are taking heavy hits over its licensing dispute with Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). The company reported a 40 percent decline in year-over-year profits for the third quarter of its fiscal year. Net income... 
Samsung Electronics Predicts Record Profit For Q2

Samsung Electronics Predicts Record Profit For Q2

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (SSNLF) recently estimated that its operating profit likely rose to a new record in the second quarter of its fiscal year. The company said second-quarter operating profit was likely 14 trillion won ($12.11... 
Google Changes Policy On Reviews Of Gmail Emails

Google Changes Policy On Reviews Of Gmail Emails

Alphabet’s (NASDAQ:GOOG) Google division has released an announcement detailing a policy change regarding the company’s reviewing of Gmail emails for advertising purposes. Google will soon stop its computers from reading the emails... 
Starbucks Bets Its Future On Technology

Starbucks Bets Its Future On Technology

As the retail sector in the United States faces a downturn, Starbucks is increasingly relying on technology to maintain its relevance. The importance that the Seattle, Washington-based coffee chain places on technology was evident... 
Will Tradeoffs In The Next iPhone Boost Or Dampen Demand?

Will Tradeoffs In The Next iPhone Boost Or Dampen Demand?

As the world gears up for the launch of the next iPhone, reports indicate that some of the rumored changes and features suggest that the tradeoffs that are likely to be made in order to come up with a revolutionary product might not... 
Apple Reportedly Working On Blood Sugar Level Sensors For A Wearable Device

Apple Reportedly Working On Blood Sugar Level Sensors For A Wearable Device

Reports indicate that Apple has recruited a number of biomedical engineers who have been tasked with the responsibility of developing sensors that can monitor the levels of blood sugar in the body continuously and non-invasively. The... 
Pixel XL 2 Accidentally Confirmed By Google In An Open Source Forum

Pixel XL 2 Accidentally Confirmed By Google In An Open Source Forum

A report by the technology publication, Android Police, indicates that Google has accidentally confirmed that the Pixel XL phone will have a successor. This emerged after a codename for the smartphone was discovered in AOSP – Android... 
Will New FCC Chair Restructure Net Neutrality?

Will New FCC Chair Restructure Net Neutrality?

President Donald Trump has appointed a new chairman of the US Federal Communications Commission who, apparently, has plans to either reverse or revise the “net neutrality” designations set forth during the Obama administration.... 
Is Uber Spying on You?

Is Uber Spying on You?

According to someone who used to work for them, Uber staff continues to have access to rider data long after the fare is completed. The ex-worker, fired earlier this year, claims that employees of the ride-sharing service are able... 
The Future of The Tech Industry in A Trump Presidency

The Future of The Tech Industry in A Trump Presidency

The United States’ election season has come to an end and, remarkably, Donald Trump has emerged victorious. But while many are focusing their vitriol on his vociferous condemnation of immigration and health care reform, there... 
California Approaches Adoption of New Computer Energy Reduction Rules

California Approaches Adoption of New Computer Energy Reduction Rules

Computers (desktops, laptops, tablets) currently account for 3 percent of home electric bills and 7 percent of commercial power costs in the state of California. While that may not seem like much, the numbers are expected to rise as... 
Microsoft Surface 5 Launch Update

Microsoft Surface 5 Launch Update

After almost a year since the release of the immensely popular Microsoft Surface Pro 4, rumors are doing the rounds regarding the launch of its next version – Microsoft Surface Pro 5.  The initial plan from Microsoft was to... 
Philips Hue Now Available with light motion sensor

Philips Hue Now Available with light motion sensor

Philips Hue has been arguably one of the most popular smart bulb systems available in the market for some time now. The recent addition of a new accessory – motion sensor, to the Hue lineup has given its loyalists further reasons... 
Major Improvements in Smartphone Battery Technology Expected in 2017

Major Improvements in Smartphone Battery Technology Expected in 2017

In an ideal world, you would be able to continuously stream and watch videos, play high graphic games all day long, make non-stop phone calls, or take gazillion pictures and videos using your smartphone – and your battery charge... 
Amazon Adds to Smarthome Portfolio with Amazon Tap Speaker

Amazon Adds to Smarthome Portfolio with Amazon Tap Speaker

For those of you who are looking for a unique Bluetooth speaker that is both portable and has voice control features – check out the Amazon Tap speaker. Powered by Alexa software, this innovative battery powered speaker has the ability... 
Comparing Samsung Galaxy Note 7 vs Galaxy S7 Edge smartphones

Comparing Samsung Galaxy Note 7 vs Galaxy S7 Edge smartphones

As the countdown ticks closer to August 19 –the official release date of Samsung Galaxy Note 7, everyone is eager to see how it fares against the multi-award winning Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge. Both phones offer stunning designs, premium... 
Google Hanging Up on Hangouts in September

Google Hanging Up on Hangouts in September

Well, yet another part of Google + bites the dust!  The latest in line of Google disentanglement is its live streaming service, Google+ Hangouts On Air. According to the announcement from Google on its support page of YouTube, September... 
Bose QC35 Headphones Are Making Noise in Tech Scene

Bose QC35 Headphones Are Making Noise in Tech Scene

The Bose QC35 Headphones: Bringing Tranquility in a Chaotic World Bose headphones split opinion like knife through cake. The brand has its fair share of aficionados, but it also seems to attract fits of fury in equal measure, and none... 
Make room – HTC Vive has arrived!

Make room – HTC Vive has arrived!

Gaming enthusiasts across the globe have been eagerly awaiting for the arrival of HTC Vive ever since its introduction during the Mobile World Congress held in March 2015. This Virtual Reality (VR) Headset is a brainchild of the partnership... 
Microsoft bought LinkedIn Shares for $26.2 Billion

Microsoft bought LinkedIn Shares for $26.2 Billion

Microsoft has announced on Monday morning that they will be acquiring LinkedIn for $196/share, about $26.2 billion cash deal. It is by far the largest acquisition by Microsoft in the history; uniting two different companies walking... 
Microsoft and Xiaomi’s New ‘Long-Term Partnership’

Microsoft and Xiaomi’s New ‘Long-Term Partnership’

Microsoft sold 1,500 patents and cross-licenses to Xiaomi, a renowned tech giant in China. According to the announcement, it is a step forward to establish a long-term partnership. “We are excited to be working closely with Microsoft... 
Chinese Brand Xiaomi will offer Affordable Drones this Summer

Chinese Brand Xiaomi will offer Affordable Drones this Summer

Xiaomi, a renowned tech Giant from China, will be releasing 2 affordable dragonfly-inspired drones this summer. The first Mi Drone, with 1080p camera, is priced at 2,499 Chinese Yuan ($380) and the second one, with 4K UHD camera, at... 
Increase the Amount of Solar Energy through STPV

Increase the Amount of Solar Energy through STPV

Researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology has published a paper in the Nature Energy where they have mentioned the efficiency and reliability of the Solar Thermophotovoltaic Device (STPV). This technology ensures that... 
Solar Impulse 2’s Flight to Lehigh Valley, Cancelled

Solar Impulse 2’s Flight to Lehigh Valley, Cancelled

Solar Impulse 2’s flight to Lehigh Valley in Pennsylvania was canceled due to a cabinet failure. It was supposed to be its 13th flight with pilot Bertrand Piccard. According to the Press Release from Solar Impulse 2’s website,... 
Buy Surface Pro 4 or Surface Book and get free dock, pen tip kit for free

Buy Surface Pro 4 or Surface Book and get free dock, pen tip kit for free

Microsoft has added yet another promotion to amp up the sales of its Surface Pro 4 and this time through its official online store, it is giving away free doc, pen tip kit with ever Surface Pro 4 or Surface Book purchase. The free... 
IBM Watson tries its hands on cybersecurity

IBM Watson tries its hands on cybersecurity

After Jeopardy, complex problem solving, and healthcare industry, IBM Watson is jumping the cybersecurity bandwagon with the intention of carrying out extensive research that will advance the field of cognitive security. As we reported...