Comcast Xfinity Instant TV Streaming Service Could Court Cord-Cutters In Q3

A source said the rebranded, commercial Xfinity Instant TV service will also support mobile apps as well as certain TV-connected devices. Reuters reports that Comcast is going to call its new TV streaming service Xfinity Instant TV. The service will likely be made available to roughly 50 million homes that fall under Comcast's purview. Comcast has not announced pricing or expected launch timing for Xfinity Instant TV, and whether the new offering will support the MSO's cloud DVR service. Read More

Rumored Samsung Galaxy S8 could cover cracks

Samsung will be offering an optional warranty system for both smartphones dubbed "Guard S8" which will offer repairs within two hours, one free screen fix and remote support on the smartphone itself. This appears to be a protection plan for the Galaxy S8 which offers up a one-time screen replacement and "remote support" similar to that of what Google offers on the Pixel. Read More

Google finally lets you save your parking spot in latest Maps beta

Google finally lets you save your parking spot in latest Maps beta

From there, tap "Share location", select who to share with and how long, and the app will let you send a link to the recipient with your whereabouts. However, when activated this way, it will automatically terminate once you reach your destination. It is also unclear when the feature will make its way to iOS devices. Read More

Why Rihanna couldn't bear to watch herself in Bates Motel

Why Rihanna couldn't bear to watch herself in Bates Motel

With a mixture of embarrassment and bewilderment, she said: "This is so weird, oh my god". This twist was a big departure from the show's source material, Alfred Hitchcock's 1940 film " Psycho ", which didn't explore Norman's sexuality. Read More

Big Microsoft outage locks people out of Windows and Xbox accounts

Big Microsoft outage locks people out of Windows and Xbox accounts

Soon after, Xbox put out a Status tweet with a link to the service status page. It says only 0.4 per cent of owners report disk scratching and that in many cases damage is the result of consumer misuse. No reason for the outage or an estimate of when the cloud services will be back online has been given. While Andromeda can be played offline in single-player, many gamers are looking forward to the multiplayer experience in the new BioWare title. Read More

Major brands continue to distance themselves from Google's YouTube

In the United Kingdom, a committee of MPs has meanwhile demanded that Google explain how government adverts have appeared on "inappropriate and hate-filled sites" and whether the government and advertisers will be refunded payments made to the USA tech giant. Read More

Intel Senators: No Indication Trump Tower Was Surveilled

Intel Senators: No Indication Trump Tower Was Surveilled

Graham, of SC, is leading one of three congressional investigations into Russia's interference in the 2016 election. After Michael Flynn resigned as Trump's national security adviser because of his calls to Russia's ambassador, Chaffetz said his panel would not look into the issue. Read More

Samsung's new Galaxy S8 AKG earphones spotted in the wild?

Samsung has not made any comment about the leak. Samsung is likely to stick with the dual pixel technology we saw on the Galaxy S7 series. Recently, sources are positive that the Galaxy Note 8 will be the first-ever Samsung device to arrive with a full pressure-sensitive display feature. Read More

Trump refuses to drop his baseless wiretapping claims

Trump refuses to drop his baseless wiretapping claims

The two leaders showed little common ground Friday over a host of thorny issues, including North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and defense spending. Merkel's mobile phone had been tapped by the National Security Agency (NSA) during Obama's administration as part of a program that the former US President brought to an end following leaks by Edward Snowden. Read More

Here's some new Mass Effect: Andromeda footage shown at PAX East

Here's some new Mass Effect: Andromeda footage shown at PAX East

Mass Effect Andromeda launches on March 21 in North America and March 23 in Europe for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. " Mass Effect: Andromeda " continues the story beyond the original "Shepard Trilogy", featuring improvements and changes to all of the mechanics the original series was known for. Read More

Intel buying Israeli-based auto tech company Mobileye in $14.09 billion deal

Intel buying Israeli-based auto tech company Mobileye in $14.09 billion deal

The chipmaker has acquired the technology to become a leading player in the autonomous vehicle market . They partnered this past summer in a plan to bring self-driving vehicles - sometimes referred to as autonomous vehicles - to the streets by 2021. Read More

Microsoft, Qualcomm to Introduce Windows OS to ARM Servers

Microsoft, Qualcomm to Introduce Windows OS to ARM Servers

Van Doorn said the ARM64 Windows Server port won't be used to run virtual machines in Azure , and a public release of the operating system is likely in the near future simply because there isn't, yet, enough demand from enterprises. Qualcomm and Cavium have both designed motherboards for the Project Olympus form factor that use ARM chips: Qualcomm's Centriq 2400 processor, a 10nm 48 core part, and Cavium's ThunderX2 ARMv8-A, with up to 54 cores. Read More

Akzo bucks weaker European stock market open after takeover offer

Akzo bucks weaker European stock market open after takeover offer

The stock has a market cap of $25.53 billion, a P/E ratio of 30.71 and a beta of 1.39. PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, January 19th. For recent position, 6 analysts have ranked the MDR with Buy ratings. 10/25/2016 - PPG Industries, Inc. was downgraded to "hold" by analysts at Argus. Read More

Google has confirmed its Kaggle acquisition

Google has confirmed its Kaggle acquisition

Dr Fei Fei Li, the company's chief scientist for cloud and machine learning, announced the new technology. Google has always been proud of its work in artificial intelligence and that can be seen in whatever it produces. SAP also said it was working over the next two months to make its own cloud platform ready to run on the Google cloud, allowing developers to take advantage of its containerization features that allow technicians to automate software updates. Read More

Lorde Unveils 'Melodrama' Release Date With Moving New Song 'Liability'

Lorde Unveils 'Melodrama' Release Date With Moving New Song 'Liability'

Liability's slower tempo and simple production contrasts with the energetic Green Light, confirming Lorde's promise that "the album is very diverse". Listen to Lorde's interview below and look for Melodrama June 16 via LAVA/Republic. It's been almost four years since the New Zealand songstress took the world by storm with her debut album, " Pure Heroine ". Read More

Axe-wielding man injures least five at Dusseldorf train station

Axe-wielding man injures least five at Dusseldorf train station

The police spokesperson could not confirm whether any suspects were arrested or how serious the injuries were. German daily newspaper Rheinische Post reported a suspect had been apprehended, but police had given no details about the identity, motive or how many were injured. Read More

Renault Zoe e-Sport concept

Renault Zoe e-Sport concept

As such, it sports an exterior colour scheme similar to the livery found on Renault's Formula E race auto - matte blue with yellow highlights and plenty of carbon-fibre trim. Based on the latest iteration of the Zoe, the e-Sport Concept plays on the brand's Formula E connection for more performance and some more aggression in the looks department. Read More

Geneva 2017: Civic Type R leaked ahead of debut

Geneva 2017: Civic Type R leaked ahead of debut

Seeing as the previous model had only been on sale for two years before being replaced, it's no surprise that the new Type R features the same 2.0 litre VTEC Turbo four-cylinder engine. The production-spec 2017 Honda Civic Type R carries the new design and underpinnings from the tenth generation model, albeit with power tuned for mind-boggling performance, making it the quickest Civic ever. Read More

At $17 a share, Snap hopes to raise $3.4 bn in IPO

At $17 a share, Snap hopes to raise $3.4 bn in IPO

The much-anticipated video recording " Spectacles " from Snapchat are also available online for users in the United States at $129.99. Thursday also marked Snap Inc .'s first day as a publicly traded company. The company's losses widened previous year, and user growth is slowing down in the face of intense competition from larger rivals such as Facebook . Read More

New Pokemon and group events coming to Pokemon Go in 2017

Niantic Inc., a San Francisco startup, will unveil three new updates to Pokemon Go this year, plus a new version of its original game Ingress , seeking to build on the success of its augmented reality offerings. If this update holds true, then the feature may also affect the type of Pokemon one finds during the day and night, based on the how the Pokemon games on Nintendo 3DS have shown. Read More