Electronics

by | April 17, 2017 | 08:46

The Shadow Brokers past year dumped malware it said came from the Equation Group, which is associated with NSA. "Maybe if all surviving WWIII, theshadowbrokers be seeing you next week", the group wrote on Friday. EXPLODINGCAN , a Microsoft IIS 6 exploit that exploits WebDav on Server 2003 only. Security experts who tested the tools, leaked by a group called the Shadow Brokers, found that they worked.

by | April 17, 2017 | 08:33

The White House believes that Sunday's test involved a medium-range ballistic missile that failed within 4-5 seconds after launch, and that it did not involve an intercontinental ballistic missile, the adviser said. Meanwhile, US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis has said that President Donald Trump and his military team are aware of the missile launch. Impoverished North Korea and the rich, democratic South are technically still at war because their 1950-53 conflict ended in a truce, not a peace ...

by | April 17, 2017 | 08:30

Millions of people had logged on to the Park's webstream. April has her own website and even an apparel line. The zoo announced the 15-year-old giraffe was going into labor shortly after 7:00 am ET. April helps her newly born unamed baby giraffe stand at the Animal Adventure Park, in Harpursville, New York, U.S. April 15, 2017. After a few hours of labor, the new calf fell hoof-and-head first into the world just before 10 a.m.

by | April 17, 2017 | 07:57

Burger King unveiled a risky new ad Wednesday that triggered Google's voice-activated assistant, waking up Android phones, Chrome browsers and Google Home speakers alike. "The more brands that do it the more it becomes totally irritating", Carroll told CNNTech. SmartCompany contacted Google but the company declined to comment.

by | April 17, 2017 | 07:55

If writing a letter to the NHTSA isn't a clear enough sign of the company's intent, then perhaps this latest development of having their name listed as the 30 company to test autonomous vehicles in the sunny state should be enough proof. Electric-car manufacturer Tesla started test-driving automated cars in California late previous year. Although iPhone's ongoing popularity has helped Apple remain the world's most valuable company, the company hasn't had a breakthrough product since ...

by | April 17, 2017 | 06:29

The thing is, the permit is for the cars themselves, but actually applies to the technology behind the self-driving capability of those cars. It has always been known that Apple is working on automotive-related projects, but the company has never publicly confirmed any details.

by | April 17, 2017 | 01:11

In an official statement sent to Axios , Samsung has confirmed that its in-house virtual assistant, Bixby Voice, won't be available when the device goes on sale later this month. Bixby is content aware meaning that, provided you are within a compatible app, users can refer directly to items on-screen. Sure, the Galaxy S8 will have the Bixby installed but functions will only be limited to Bixby Reminder, Bixby Home, and Bixby Vision.

by | April 16, 2017 | 07:36

With its 'Global Testfire' event conducted in March, it appears that Nintendo is finally ready to release the title to almost two million Switch owners. Nintendo said that it sold 906,000 Switch units in the United States alone for the month of March, GamesSpot says , which makes the Switch the fastest-selling console in Nintendo's history.

by | April 16, 2017 | 07:30

For comparison to Breath of the Wild , Nintendo said back in 2006 that The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess , which launched alongside the Wii, sold 454,000 copies in its first week . The console sold more than 906,000 units in the USA last month, the Japanese company said, citing data from industry tracker NPD Group. The console is also sold out in parts of Europe and Japan.

by | April 16, 2017 | 07:34

Companies that have been issued permits also include Alphabet Inc's ( GOOGL ) Google unit, Ford, Volkswagen AG, Daimler AG, Tesla Motors Inc ( TSLA ) and General Motors Co (GM). Apple has been hiring automotive experts-particularly those with experience in autonomous driving-for years. But this permit means that Apple can start putting driverless cars on the road in the Golden State.

by | April 16, 2017 | 07:04

Though Versio is said to be the main character, the game will also shift players into the role of Luke Skywalker and Kylo Ren . It's finally here. As a creator of a story, I think about these things. The president of Lucasfilm , Kathleen Kennedy assures us that Skywalker will be front and centre in the new movie.

by | April 16, 2017 | 07:03

Thousands of people descended on downtown Seattle Saturday to take part in Tax Day protest marches. Presidents change and lawmakers come and go, but The Washington Times is always here, and FREE online. Other tax marches took place in Washington D.C., Philadelphia, and dozens of other cities. "I just want to know that our President is paying his fair share of taxes, like everyone else has to".

by | April 16, 2017 | 06:59

But delaying Bixby Voice may be a sign the company learned from the Note 7 crisis. The Samsung Galaxy S8 will ship without voice control for its virtual assistant, Bixby . Samsung told Express.co.uk that the feature will be pushed-out to UK Galaxy S8 owners later this year. However, Viv technology is yet to be infused in Bixby .

by | April 16, 2017 | 06:23

Some features of the smart assistant will be available upon launch, like its augmented reality features, making suggestions on apps to use based on location, time of day and learning habits over time. The company has refused to comment on why the voice command has been delayed. And no matter how exciting Bixby might be, it still takes a backseat to Samsung's gorgeous design for the handset.

by | April 16, 2017 | 06:20

Along with the release of the teasers, the company has announced the Chinese name of the concept model - "Jeep Yuntu ". Far less overt than the bright red previously shown, the color makes the Trackhawk look more unassuming. For improved aerondynamics, the Trackhawk sits about one inch lower than the standard Grand Cherokee models. While all of this power is impressive, Jeep hasn't forgot to equip the Trackhawk with great technology and safety features either.

by | April 16, 2017 | 06:20

The other consoles also launched near a holiday time where spending $300 was easy to justify, instead of launching in March. Sales of "Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild" on the Switch topped 925,000, actually outstripping sales for the new console.

by | April 16, 2017 | 05:30

She's been living her life on a livestream since February, and thousands upon thousands of people have been eagerly awaiting the arrival of her baby. The delivery occurred with no complications as viewers exclaimed "Push!" during the nail-biting process.

by | April 16, 2017 | 04:48

Nintendo is scheduled to report full quarterly figures on April 27, including sales forecasts for the coming fiscal year. After the flopping of the Wii U, the Nintendo Switch is a great comeback for Nintendo . The main sales driver was the highly anticipated The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, which reportedly sold 920,000 units just for the Switch, which gave the game and wonderful attach rate of more than 100%.

by | April 16, 2017 | 03:56

On Friday, California's Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) updated its website to reflect that Apple now has a permit to test self-driving cars on public roads. As it turns out, Apple's vehicle ambitions haven't been completely shuttered. "The company is investing heavily in the study of machine learning and automation, and is excited about the potential of automated systems in many areas, including transportation ", the letter said, which was meant to comment on the agency's federal ...

by | April 16, 2017 | 03:28

In response, Delta issued an internal memo allowing gate agents to offer up to $2,000 in compensation to passengers, more than double the previous maximum of $800. When Dao refused to give up his seat, the airline called Aviation Department officers, who dragged him from the plane. As a result, it had the lowest rate among the largest USA airlines of bumping people off flights against their will — something that is legal but alienates customers and requires the airline to pay ...

by | April 16, 2017 | 02:42

This was in large part due to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild , itself becoming Nintendo's fastest-selling launch title, and fastest-selling game in the series. For more on upcoming games for the system, check out IGN's Nintendo Switch wiki . Furthermore, the timing of the release was rather unconventional as most consoles release during the holiday season.

by | April 16, 2017 | 02:06

They will be testing the 2015 Lexus Rx 450 hybrid SUVs. As it is now reported, Apple became the 30 company to be granted a self-driving auto testing permit. Apple released that statement after Steve Kenner, a former Ford Motor executive who is now Apple's director of product integrity, notified federal regulators of the company's interest in self-driving cars in a letter.

by | April 16, 2017 | 01:56

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by | April 16, 2017 | 01:29

If anything, it hurts them by making it just as easy for Microsoft app users to opt for a Galaxy phone instead of a Windows phone. Samsung S8 pre-orders will ship with a free Gear VR and Oculus-powered controller, and we are sure Samsung would throw in some content too .

by | April 16, 2017 | 01:22

Nintendo of America noted that while Nintendo Switch sales were off to a record-breaking start, shipments have not been able to keep up with the high demand that surrounds the console. It's also predicted Nintendo will have sold 25.7 million Switch units by the time this smaller console launches - a fairly ambitious goal. Nintendo offers an explanation for this, however, stating that it might be from folks who bought both the limited edition and a second version to actually play.

by | April 16, 2017 | 00:55

As Wall Street Journal 's Takashi Mochizuki notes, the United States is Nintendo's largest global market, and the company pulls in about 40% of its earnings from the region. The original plan was to produce 8 million Switch consoles. So they believe that Nintendo would go for a more compact version of the console in the form of a Mini version.

by | April 16, 2017 | 00:49

The same permit granted to Apple was also granted to 29 other companies that include Mercedes, Volkswagen, BMW, Bosch, Nissan, Honda and Ford among others. This confirms existing speculation that Apple Inc is working on an autonomous auto technology. As per information released by California DMV, Apple has been granted permit for three vehicles for autonomous driving.

by | April 16, 2017 | 00:46

The self-driving auto segment is among the most bitterly contested areas in emerging technology, with Apple joining 29 other companies that have received test permits in California alone. He said that the permit might be related to software or hardware for autonomous technology. Does this mean that Project Titan, which is Apple's possible move into the world of autonomous vehicles , will be able to persuade Tesla owners with Autopilot equipped vehicles to make the jump? Most other ...

by | April 15, 2017 | 05:48

Great West Life Assurance Co. Finally, Fred Alger Management Inc. bought a new position in shares of Micron Technology during the fourth quarter worth $82,322,000. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.01 EPS. (MU) reported its Actual EPS of $0.9/share. Standpoint Research upgraded the shares of MU in report on Wednesday, December 7 to "Buy" rating.

by | April 05, 2017 | 05:28

The (PRODUCT) RED iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 will be available for purchase in Apple stores. Far away was the time when Apple introduced its new products at a scheduled event. Apple is widely expected to unveil an update to its flagship iPhone this fall that might have new features such as wireless charging, 3-D facial recognition and a curved display.

by | March 28, 2017 | 14:01

Tesla Inc does not have the luxury of going wrong on the Model 3 execution, and capital insufficiency may dent investor confidence and hit Tesla stock hard. But for man leading the companies that are now making re-landing orbital class rockets just something you do on a Tuesday and soon producing decently long-range, (kind of) affordable fully electric cars, getting phased out by robots is not an acceptable option.

by | March 23, 2017 | 02:22

In recent years, HTC lost significant ground to rivals on the smartphone market and despite its efforts, it never really managed to replicate the whopping success of the One M8. As always, backup your data before starting the update process. Besides Android 7.0, the update includes the February security update, and performance enhancers (not steroids) for the phone.

by | March 19, 2017 | 10:21

Folks with an Xbox One S can explore Andromeda with HDR enabled, but not in 4K (we'll have to wait until Project Scorpio arrives for that). Second, you'll only have access to the game's starting planet, and all of the missions available on this planet will be available from the beginning.

by | March 18, 2017 | 07:12

Their differing approach and back catalogue of brilliant and exclusive games also makes old Nintendo consoles carry a certain nostalgia that others perhaps don't. You can play it on a TV, like a traditional console - but you can also pull the device out of its dock and take it on the go, like a Gameboy-esque handheld gaming unit.