• Microsoft's Q2 strong, but commercial cloud sequential revenue, bookings growth slows
Microsoft's Q2 strong, but commercial cloud sequential revenue, bookings growth slows

In Microsoft's statement, the company didn't tout its commercial cloud annual revenue run rate for the first time in several quarters. Lastly, Microsoft's More Personal Computing division, which is often weighed down by products such as stagnating Windows licensing and the botched Windows Phone experiment, still managed to eek out a 2% growth...

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  • PlayStation Plus February Free Games Lineup
PlayStation Plus February Free Games Lineup

There's plenty to witness in this majestic pocket of wilderness, but your major aim is scaling the top of the tower and unlocking its closely guarded secrets. Spelunker HD is a remake of the 1983 classic Spelunker. Different kinds of players want different kinds of games as part of their PlayStation Plus membership each month.

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  • Killer whale 'repeats human speech' - examine (AUDIO, POLL)
Killer whale 'repeats human speech' - examine (AUDIO, POLL)

The match was also confirmed by blindfolded judges who had to listen to original and orca-produced audio samples and then decide whether the pairs sounded similar. "This is the first study to show that killer whales can make recognizable copies of human sounds", Abramson said , which is unexpected because orcas have very different anatomical str...

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  • New EU Laws Cause Facebook To Revamp its Privacy Settings
New EU Laws Cause Facebook To Revamp its Privacy Settings

Facebook will introduce a new privacy center this year that features all core privacy settings in one place, ahead of the introduction of a strict new European Union data protection law that takes effect on May 25th. She said: "We recognise that people use Facebook to connect, but not everyone wants to share everything with everyone - including...

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  • Sky gazers, don't miss the super blue moon lunar eclipse Wednesday morning
Sky gazers, don't miss the super blue moon lunar eclipse Wednesday morning

Since there are 29.5 days between two full moons, we usually only end up with one per month. The same applies for two new moons. Weather permitting, Omahans will see the first half of the total lunar eclipse . Such a moon is known as blood moon . But, remember, it is not a scientific term. That said, don't worry if you can't tell the difference...

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  • 4 things to know about the Czech Republic's presidential election
4 things to know about the Czech Republic's presidential election

In the run-off against strongly pro-European Union academic Jiri Drahos, Zeman scored 51.4 percent to 48.6 percent for his challenger. Zeman, 73, is favored to win another five-year term, but polls suggest the runoff that ends Saturday afternoon could be a tight race.

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  • Kashmir observes shutdown on R-Day, internet suspended a day earlier
Kashmir observes shutdown on R-Day, internet suspended a day earlier

Meanwhile, official sources on Thursday said she is the same woman who was questioned by the Pune Anti-Terrorism Squad in 2015, when it came to notice that she had been radicalised after coming in contact with ISIS supporters overseas. Sources said she was earlier questioned by different agencies including NIA for her Facebook posts and other thi...

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  • Rare super blue blood moon to rule skies
Rare super blue blood moon to rule skies

When this happens, the only light that reaches the moon will be filtered through Earth's atmosphere, stripping out the blue wavelengths and casting the moon red. Moreover, it is going to be the first blue moon eclipse in 2018, and this is why many are calling it as "Super Blue Blood Moon ". If that crossing corresponds to a full moon, the moon w...

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  • Sen. Nelson says he's ready to fight for International Space Station funding
Sen. Nelson says he's ready to fight for International Space Station funding

If NASA pulls its support for the station, it is unclear how these worldwide partners will respond regarding continued ISS operation. But after that, its fate has always been up in the air. Canada, Japan, Russia, and the United States as well as 13 member countries of the European Space Agency combine their resources in order to keep the station ...

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  • Corals becoming diseased due to plastic waste
Corals becoming diseased due to plastic waste

Plastics can also block the light, making corals more susceptible to a darkness-loving disease called black band. "Plastics make ideal vessels for colonizing microscopic organisms that could trigger disease if they come into contact with corals", Lamb said.

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  • Apple Fights iCloud Password Phishing with New Privacy Icon
Apple Fights iCloud Password Phishing with New Privacy Icon

It's too early to get excited about that, and Apple doesn't explain what will happen when the batteries of the iPhone X and iPhone 8 will age. The ARKit update will enable augmented reality (AR) apps to detect walls and other vertical surfaces, and more accurately map non-linear surfaces like circular tables.

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  • Space race: Rocket Lab successfully sends rocket into orbit
Space race: Rocket Lab successfully sends rocket into orbit

It's a big development for the industry, meaning that smaller companies will now be able to have their satellites launched into orbit for a relative fraction of what it cost in the past. This was the second of three planned test launches. Beck says the company will continue to base launches out of New Zealand, saying "right now we have all the ca...

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  • Nintendo Switch Sold-Through 1.5 Million Units This December In USA
Nintendo Switch Sold-Through 1.5 Million Units This December In USA

If you've ever wondered why Nintendo refuses to give up on the 3DS now that the more capable Switch is on the scene, well, there you go. Worldwide, 3DS hardware has sold more than 69 million units , meaning it still has some catching up to do to reach the Nintendo DS, which sold more than 154 million units, and Game Boy, which sold more than 118...

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  • South Korea considers shutting down domestic cryptocurrency exchanges
South Korea considers shutting down domestic cryptocurrency exchanges

On Tuesday, reports that China and Russian Federation may enact more regulations around cryptocurrency exchanges sent Bitcoin , Ethereum , and Ripple dropping billions off their market caps. Israel also made waves and contributed to the cryptocurrency crash, expressing trepidation over the lack of regulations around the currency and hesit...

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  • Jeep Cherokee | All-new engine and a refreshing new face
Jeep Cherokee | All-new engine and a refreshing new face

When the Jeep Cherokee made a return in late 2013 as a replacement for the boxy Jeep Liberty , reactions were mixed on the crossover's styling. The composite liftgate saves 18 pounds, and sits above a new, "cleaned up" rear fascia, and dual exhausts on the 2019 Jeep Cherokee Limited model.

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  • Google plans to expand undersea cables
Google plans to expand undersea cables

It's a big investment, though a drop in the bucket compared to the $30 billion Google has spent to date on improving its infrastructure over the past three years. One of the cables is called Havfrue and will directly link the U.S.to Ireland and Denmark. Finally, we come to the HK-G cable, which will see Google teaming with RTI-C and NEC to op...

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  • Familiar Mercedes-Benz G-Class is all new
Familiar Mercedes-Benz G-Class is all new

As for what it can do on the move, the launch model packs a 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged V8 engine, producing 416 HP (421 PS) and 450 lb-ft (609 Nm) of torque. The seats are created to be more comfortable and practical, with individual folding rear seats, plus heated, cooled and massaging front seats are optional.

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  • Hit Joins the Fight in Dragon Ball FighterZ
Hit Joins the Fight in Dragon Ball FighterZ

With Dragon Ball FighterZ's open beta just around the bend, there's no doubt that fans are extremely excited for the trial. Known for his ability to time-skip (jump a fraction of a second in the future), it's no wonder Hit is considered all powerful.

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  • Google Pay merges Android Pay and Google Wallet
Google Pay merges Android Pay and Google Wallet

The newly introduced itself is the combo of Android Pay and Google Wallet services. A report by Arstechnica points out that this is Google's fifth payment brand. Considering Android and Google's reach that number is expected to grow significantly. Through Google Pay, it is possible to send and receive money from/to your friends/colleagues/fam...

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  • Reliance Jio slashes costs, revamps plans to offer more data
Reliance Jio slashes costs, revamps plans to offer more data

As a result, Jio prepaid users will end up claiming 1.5GB daily data as opposed to 1GB per day. For instance, the company's Rs 448 pack offer 126GB data and it come with a validity of 84 days . The plan will offer 91 GB of data over a duration of 91 days . This will bring down the base price of Jio plans with 1GB data per day to Rs. 149, do...

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  • Nokia 6 (2018) is official and it's a speedy upgrade
Nokia 6 (2018) is official and it's a speedy upgrade

It comes with a more capable chipset and a reduced footprint, but otherwise shares most of its hardware with the original Nokia 6 . There's a circular fingerprint scanner on the back of Nokia 6 (2018 ). The Nokia 6 (2018 ) carries the same 16MP unit like the first-gen Nokia 6 but this time around HMD has integrated the "Dual-Sight techno...

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  • SpaceX launches secretive Zuma mission
SpaceX launches secretive Zuma mission

Sunday temperatures will start out in the low 50s near the Cape Canaveral Air Force pad, with colder temperatures further inland. SpaceX will then target a booster landing at nearby Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Landing Zone 1. The company has successfully launched "Zuma", a mysterious government payload, into orbit from Cape Canaveral. ...

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  • Sony Xperia XA2, Xperia XA2 Ultra, Xperia L images and specifications leaked
Sony Xperia XA2, Xperia XA2 Ultra, Xperia L images and specifications leaked

The successor to Xperia L will be officially unveiled as Xperia L2 . Ahead of the launch, some new renders of all the phones together have surfaced online, showing the devices in all its glory. The XA2 will arrive with a 21-megapixel, 4K capable camera on the back, along with a 7-megapixel front-facing snapper and the XA2 Ultra will get the sa...

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  • A 'super blue blood moon eclipse' is coming
A 'super blue blood moon eclipse' is coming

The first eclipse of 2018 will be a lunar one that comes at the very end of the month, on January 31. As the moon rises, it will head farther west into western Asia, the Indian continent, Middle East and Eastern Europe. To answer that question, we consulted the reference book Canon of Lunar Eclipses, 1500 B.C. - A.D. The next total lunar eclip...

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  • Elon Musk Says SpaceX Will Launch World's Most Powerful Rocket
Elon Musk Says SpaceX Will Launch World's Most Powerful Rocket

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch that was expected to happen Friday night has been pushed back to Sunday night. At 2500 tons of thrust, equal to 18 Boeing 747 aircraft at full throttle, it will be the most powerful rocket in the world by a factor of two.

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  • LG Announces the HU80KA 4K UHD Projector - CES 2018
LG Announces the HU80KA 4K UHD Projector - CES 2018

We'll have to check it out in person to know whether this massive peak light output is matched by decent black level performance to complete the HDR experience. Fear not as the HU80KA has a plethora of connectivity options ranging from optical, HDMI, and Bluetooth. The HU80KA projector also sports a convenient tower shape which LG said can be...

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  • Two arrested in murder of lesbian couple, children in NY
Two arrested in murder of lesbian couple, children in NY

Officials announced early Saturday, Dec. 30 that two people have been arrested in the quadruple homicide that took the lives of two women and two children in their Troy, N.Y. Police recovered a knife with blood on both the handle and the blade located on a ledge near a closet close to the victims. Mells and Myers met about three years ago, getting ...

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  • New Year's Day Brings Biggest Full Moon Of 2018
New Year's Day Brings Biggest Full Moon Of 2018

But, this Blue Moon, which is also a Supermoon, will bring another treat. In some situations, the supermoon can appear up to 14 percent bigger and 30 percent brighter than a normal full moon. Lunar eclipses are safe to watch and observers need not use any kind of protective filters for the eyes, PAGASA said, however, a binocular or telescope will h...

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  • Northwestern Outlasts Kentucky In Music Bowl Thriller
Northwestern Outlasts Kentucky In Music Bowl Thriller

A few minutes later, Kentucky star Benny Snell was ejected for what looked like the running back declining a hand up by an official. The most scrutinized move by Fitz will be his choice to go for it on 4th-and-1 from his own 39-yard line with 2:31 left and leading by seven.

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