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Advertising, Not Payments will Drive Facebook's Messenger Revenue

Facebook is expanding its peer to peer payments service to groups. The social network has rolled out a new update to its Messenger app that will allow user...


Ford touts hybrid police auto — Business Briefs

For example, states such as California have long opted for transport solutions more concerned with respecting air quality, with incentives for the purchase of e...


FCC Chairman: No Cell Phone Calls on Planes, Please

While it may be possible to make voice calls through an internet connection on a plane, the department said it was unaware of any carrier that allowed such call...


What the death of broadband privacy rules means

Republicans said former President Barack Obama's appointee to the F.C.C., Tom Wheeler, had levied many overbearing regulations for providers that dwarfed th...


Uber systematically defrauded both passengers and drivers, lawsuit alleges

Later, she demands, "You either take me, or call my man and tell him that you're not taking me!" As uncovered by Ars Technica , a proposed class-action lawsui...


The world's fastest GPU is coming to Apple computers

For $1,200, the card offers the same Pascal GP102 GPU as the $5,000-ish Quadro P6000, with all 3,840 CUDA cores to play with. Plus TITAN Xp is armed with 12...


Nunes: House intel committee invites Comey to testify

But the White House denied pressuring Yates against testifying. "I think he put his objectivity in question, at the very least", Graham said on NBC's " Toda...


Spotify planning direct listing that stops short of IPO

The rub is this: It may not really be an IPO. Spotify has plans to go public before the end of the year, according to a report from the Wall Street Journ...


Twitter sues government to stop unmasking of anti-Trump account

Twitter filed a lawsuit Thursday against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security , asking the court to prevent the department from taking steps to unmask th...


Sprint goes all in on its unlimited data plan

From there, two lines of unlimited data will cost you $40 per month, while four lines of data will cost $30 per month. The report by the WSJ quotes industry a...


Honor 8 Pro premium smartphone

In this case, the Honor 8 Pro is a re-branding of a handset already available in China as the Honor V9. There's no word on any USA release plans for the Honor ...


NY appeals court rules against Facebook in search-warrant case

The NYCLU has objected to what it described as "broad fishing expeditions" by government into personal and social conversations with family and friends with no ...


Body-camera maker offers 1-year trial to police agencies

Seattle police are piloting body cams, but the department eventually wants to outfit every officer with one. A decade later, the company added police body cam...


Beyonce debuts new video as anniversary gift to Jay Z

The single, which was initially released in 2015 on this very day, features an upgrade including clips of personal and intimate footage of the couple driving ar...


Businesses remain mum amid fears over Park's arrest

SEOUL , South Korea (AP) — South Korea's disgraced ex-President Park Geun-hye left court visibly tired after a almost nine-hour hearing by the judge who will de...


Samsung Won't Say Whether The Galaxy S8 Will Work With Daydream

The fans are eagerly waiting for the news regarding the performance of the battery of the new flagship device from Samsung. We remember that a year ago, Samsu...


Apple: Pro users couldn't care less about a touchscreen iMac

Anyone holding out for Apple to innovate on the desktop will have to wait a little longer, but they can buy a faster Mac Pro in the short term. Schiller, and ...


Moto X Is Coming Back: Here Are the Leaked Specs

Now, a new report has revealed the specs and a render of the device. As for the main camera, at this point we can tell you it will feature a 13MP sensor (info...


Next-gen Motorola Moto X device info leaked online

Rumor has it it will be like the Moto Z Play with a different camera. It says that one of the rear dual cameras will be of 13MP. What's more, there is also a ...


Xbox One gets Beam streaming, a new guide and more starting today

Through the update of the navigation of the Xbox console via the latest Guide, Microsoft's plan of placing features and experiences that gamers like continu...


How to manually download Windows 10 Creators Update, ahead of official release

Since the launch of the original version of Windows 10 without the Anniversary Update or the Creators Update has stoked concerns among privacy watchers. Please ...


Arkham VR Coming to Oculus Rift, HTC Vive This Month

VR users on PC will soon get the chance to experience being the Dark Knight himself, as Batman: Arkham VR's PlayStation exclusivity draws to a close. Here's a...


Exclusive Spider-Man Game Is Releasing In 2017, Says Marve

Not only has the studio cast a British star who's a big fan of the Spider-Man and who has the same wit, charm and around the same age as Spidey, but they also c...


Twitter has killed the egg default profile picture

The company said the default profile picture as an egg, which the company said was intended as "a playful way to reference how eggs hatch into birds that send...


Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey to leave Facebook

Palmer's legacy extends far beyond Oculus. "His inventive spirit helped kickstart the modern VR revolution and build an industry", Facebook said of Luckey. Th...


Twitter loosens 140 character limit with update

To understand why this is a big deal, consider the following scenario: You reply to someone on Twitter , then a different person jumps in with a reply, and ano...


Xbox One's March update includes easier Guide, capturing, Beam streaming and more

Xbox One is getting an update starting today , echoing some of the major changes coming to Windows in its forthcoming Creators Update. "And by updating the nav...


Dark Souls 3: The Ringed City Expansion is Out Now

Setting in the Dark Souls series has been discussed nearly as much as its brutally-unforgiving difficulty, its huge variety of equipment loadouts, and its fasci...


Verizon, AT&T suspend ads from Google over offensive videos

The two telcos join a wide range of other brands which have dropped advertising on YouTube and Google in response to an investigation by The Times last week , ...


Truecaller, Google join hands to improve video calling

Along with this integration, Truecaller also announced a completely new redesign of the Android app that will include a broader array of features, including a...


10.5-Inch iPad Pro 2 Enters Limited Production For April 4 Launch

Also, Apple will launch the successor of iPhone 7 with glass chassis, OLED display, an on-screen fingerprint sensor. Or Apple could use the "iPhone Pro" moniker...


Snap shares rise as underwriters start coverage with 'buy'

Unsurprisingly, the majority were "Buys," with a few " Holds ". " Snap looks well positioned for growth as advertisers clamor to serve ads to its large audi...


Lyft will donate your extra fare to charity

This program will be rolling out to passengers within the next few weeks. Lyft rolls out a new feature that lets passengers round up their fare to the neare...


Google Assistant lands on the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T

Still, getting apps only from Google Play is very safe. Google boasted about introducing a new feature which will improve the Assistant's efficiency by in...


Dark Souls III Ringed City Launch Trailer Released; Spoilers And Theories Surface

A new trailer for Dark Souls 3: The Ringed City debuted this morning, days before the game's final expansion heads to PC and consoles, and it's got us pretty d...


AT&T Pulls Ads From YouTube & Other Google Sites

Shares of Alphabet (GOOGL) are down $15.25, or 2%, at $834.55, after the U.K.'s The Times reported yesterday that AT&T (T) and Verizon Communications...


Coming Soon To Your iPhone: Over 70 New Unicode 10 Emojis

The consortium responsible for choosing new emoji, Unicode, has released a beta list of all existing emoji including 69 new candidates set for public release in...


Selena Gomez Amazingly Sings The Stanley Steemers Jingle

Sad face, but also-makes sense. When asked what she believed the best jingle ever was, Gomez started singing the Stanley Steemer carpet cleaner jingle. "You c...


Eiffel Tower goes dark in wake of London terror attack

The attacker, who authorities believe attacked alone, was shot dead by police outside the entrance to Parliament after he fatally stabbed a police officer. But ...


ABC News says 3 of its Twitter accounts were hacked

But ABC News PR Twitter handle has confirmed the hack of ABC news, Good Morning America and Good Morning America Pop News are working on the issue. . Ja...


Senate Republicans vote to let internet service companies collect your browsing habits

Reuters reported that the Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the "Senate was overturning a regulation that "makes the internet an uneven playing fi...


Rihanna in steamy sex sessions in new TV Drama

Rihanna was having a viewing party with friends and she and her pals began a drinking game as the episode continued. "This is so weird". She said: "Th...


Google Maps Just Added Real-time Location Sharing

You will be able to set a time limit on how long you are sharing your location, and the app will notify you that your location is being shared whenever you ...


Red Dead Redemption being brought to PC - inside Grand Theft Auto 5

This particular update also added 20 new custom made tracks for the unique abilities of vehicles such as Ruiner 2000, Blazer Aqua, and Rocket Voltic. It is brid...


Google fixes ad policy after tsunami of criticism

The UK government pulled its advertising from Google and YouTube following the report, and summoned the web company to the Cabinet Office. Matt Brittin, ...


Fight for a New Home in Mass Effect: Andromeda

Unfortunately, it will not resolve the facial animation issues. A chief complaint revolves around its ugly facial animations, which do not befit a big-budge...


What can you expect from Android 8.0?

Another change could be "icon badges" for apps that will tell you how many notifications you've received per app. Right now , Android O really is meant f...


IBM and Red Hat aim to boost hybrid cloud computing, OpenStack usage

Interconnect is releasing a storm of IBM news, including a collaboration with Red Hat to accelerate Hybrid Cloud Adoption via OpenStack, a further cloud data ...


EBay Gives Conflicting Answers on New Shipping Program

As part of the program, shoppers will be able to filter results by items available for one-day and two-day delivery times. The main difference between eBay's ...


Microsoft Office 365 Services Experiencing Widespread Outage

Skype users have taken to Twitter to report similar issues. But whether this server slowdown is just the result of thousands of people rushing to buy the ga...