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Meltdown, Spectre chip flaws raise questions about hardware security

Apple shares remained flat after it announced its devices were affected by the computer-chip flaw. That lets nefarious users effectively determine the values...


Mercedes-Benz clocks highest-ever yearly sale of 15330 units

Mercedes-Benz announced a historic sales record achievement by clocking the highest ever yearly, half-yearly and also Q4 sales for the year 2017. In terms of gr...


Hyundai's hydrogen-powered NEXO EV boasts fast refueling, 370-mile range

That said, Hyundai's fuel cell system will last pretty much as long as any conventional internal combustion engine. Nexo also has a new Lane Following Assis...


Samsung will add Bixby to its 2018 smart TVs

As an example of something you can do with Bixby on your fridge, users can ask, "What's new?" and get tailored responses featuring upcoming calendar events, w...


Collection of natural Christmas trees to start Tuesday

Nothing is worse in January than the sad looking Christmas tree awaiting its fate in the new year. If you've still got your real Christmas tree in your house ...


David Bowie's Early 'Let's Dance' Demo Released to Celebrate Birthday

If you want to have your heart ripped out of your chest and thrown across the room, listen through to the end of the recording when Bowie can be heard laughin...


Bruno Mars, The Killers and Muse Headline This Year's Bottle Rock

Other intriguing artists on the lineup include rapper Snoop Dogg , funk band Earth, Wind & Fire, classic rock legend Billy Idol , and a DJ set by the great M...


Final Fantasy XV Royal Edition Appears on ESRB Website

Square-Enix has recently committed to even more support and updates for the game in 2018. We've included a screenshot of the ESRB's rating for the Royal Edit...


One Google Home device sold every second since October

Back in November, we learned that for the first time in several years, Google would have an official presence at CES. Whether or on board with the idea of o...


Mark Zuckerberg to explore cryptocurrency and put power into people's hands

Zuckerberg said Facebook makes "too many errors enforcing our policies and preventing misuse of our tools". Looking back on the battering Facebook endured dur...


Facebook will kill its M personal assistant on January 19

Facebook believed that with enough experience and tweaking, it might be possible to someday roll M out to its broader user base. Facebook hasn't developed a s...


Takata again expands air bag recall

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced on Saturday that an additional 3.3 million air bag inflators are being added to what is n...


Wireless charging just got simpler: Powermat joins Wireless Power Consortium

It's likely that Powermat and Qi joining forces in large part because of the iPhone's adoption of the Qi standard a year ago. Powermat, the creator of the P...


Connected Toys Company Settles With FTC Over Data Breach

The children's privacy law also requires companies to use reasonable data security practices to protect personal data. "In November 2015, defendants learned t...


Leechburg police chief accused of unlawful contact with a minor

I respect any and all limits and you do not need to be experienced. "I'm just as shocked as everyone else". Prosecutors say Diebold, 40, sent the agent lewd p...


Amazon Alexa is Coming to Headphones and Wearables This Year

The kit will make it easier for OEMs to integrate Alexa into their headphones, smartwatches, fitness devices, etc since they will be able to connect directly to...


Halo Live-Action TV Series "Still in Development" Says Showtime CEO

That's still going to happen, according to an interview Showtime executives had with TV Guide . But Showtime's President and CEO David Nevins recently confirm...


Goku Black gets official Dragon Ball FighterZ gameplay trailer

Developed by Arc System Works, FighterZ will deviate from past Dragon Ball games by introducing players to a whole new storyline along with a brand new char...


Here's Mark Zuckerberg's personal challenge for this new year

And during the company's earnings call in November, Zuckerberg warned investors that Facebook's investments in security to prevent abusive of its platform wou...


Latest PUBG Patch #4 Live for Xbox One, Here's What's Included

While it by no means brings the game to perfection, developers say they are now working "diligently to elevate the overall player experience". While FPP mode ...


AT&T walks away from deal to sell Huawei smartphones

Now, one day before Huawei's CES press conference on January 9, a new report claims that AT&T has made a decision to back out at the last minute. AT&T will no...


A Mix Of iPhone X, Galaxy S9 With Optical Fingerprint Sensor

The phone touts of a flexible display - which measures in at 6.2 inches, as per Evan Blass. Till now phones have fingerprint sensor either below the front scree...


CES 2018: HTC Hints at New Vive Announcement Next Week

This is not believed to be the fabled HTC Vive 2, however. In addition to the Vive upgrade, HTC also announced a $200 United States dollars price drop for V...


Sennheiser Unveils the HD 820 and CX 6.00BT at CES 2018

While wired headphones are still available and more preferred by audiophiles who believe that Bluetooth/wireless degrades audio quality, given that we're seeing...


JBL launches line of around-ear, on-ear, & in-ear headphones w

These three audio devices expand the form factors that Google Assistant is available in. The JBL Everest 710GA, 310GA and 110GA bring you Assistant in over-ea...


Google has sold a Home device every second since October

It seems fairly safe to guess that the Home Mini was by far the most popular, since it was on sale for $29 for most of the holiday season. "Alexa's multiple sma...


Monster Hunter World gets final beta on PlayStation 4

Today weve revealed a new monster called Dodogama, a crystal-eating wyvern that can coat its favorite snack with a unique saliva that turns them into explosiv...


AMD reveals Ryzen Pro mobile CPUs to power up business laptops

We've already seen some of what Nvidia and Intel are bringing to the table this year, but now it's AMD's turn. The new desktop APUs are set to directly repl...


Intel Spectre and Meltdown update will make computers 'immune' to bug

Multiple millions of computing devices worldwide are affected by two security vulnerabilities in processors, known as Meltdown and Spectre . Market comme...


Alexa Will Be Expanded To More Devices In 2018

The Alexa Mobile Accessory Kit enables third parties to integrate Alexa into their wearable products. Amazon says the gadgets merely need to transfer voice co...