Electronics

Chipmakers Intel and AMD announce historic partnership to better compete with Nvidia

Chipmakers Intel and AMD announce historic partnership to better compete with Nvidia For additional information on the product, see: https://newsroom. intel .com/editorials/new-intel-core-processor-combine-high-performance-cpu-discrete-graphics-sleek-thin-devices/. While Intel has always been the dominant player in the PC chip market, leaving AMD in second place for decades, it hasn't been successful in the graphics chip market. [Full Article...]

'Hearthstone' Kobolds And Catacombs expansion will bring tons of new features

'Hearthstone' Kobolds And Catacombs expansion will bring tons of new features Kobolds and Catacombs introduces legendary weapons for every class, including those who have never recieved weapons in the past. A legendary card, it costs 8 mana to play and has the effect of summoning a treasure chest monster for your opponent. [Full Article...]

Broadcom may offer more than $100 billion for Qualcomm

Broadcom may offer more than $100 billion for Qualcomm Qualcomm declined to comment, while Broadcom did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Bloomberg says it could be for more than $100 billion. Purchasing Qualcomm would give Broadcom a much more lucrative line of business in the mobile phone markets. Qualcomm is looking to complete a $40 billion acquisition of NXP Semiconductors, while Broadcom has a $5.5 billion offer for Brocade C... [Full Article...]

Nintendo Nearly Doubles Profit Outlook As Switch Hits Home Run

The signs are already promising. The Switch is a "hybrid" console that can either be hooked up to a television or used on-the-go and sells for £279.99 in the UK. Because of this, it's no surprise folks are more receptive to Switch than they were to Wii U. With that in mind, chess on Nintendo's ultra-portable Switch hardware certainly makes for an ideal match. [Full Article...]

Twitter bans ads from Russian media outlets

Twitter bans ads from Russian media outlets Partly involved in the USA investigations of Russia , Twitter on Thursday said going forward it will ban advertisements on its platform that come from two Russian news agencies - RT and Sputnik . It is not clear what other correspondence took place between RT and Twitter over the issue. Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova called the move an " aggressive step " which was th... [Full Article...]

Microsoft Crosses $80 On Top- And Bottom-Line Q1 Beat

Microsoft Crosses $80 On Top- And Bottom-Line Q1 Beat Revenue from Azure, Microsoft's cloud computing service, grew 90 percent during the fiscal first quarter. Analysts surveyed by S&P Global Market Intelligence Microsoft to report per-share earnings of 72 cents on $23.56 billion in revenue. [Full Article...]

Kingpin is officially back for season 3 of Daredevil

Kingpin is officially back for season 3 of Daredevil Daredevil Season 3 is EP'd by Oleson, Loeb, Goddard and Jim Chory . In Addition to D'Onofrio's return, Erik Oleson will be taking over as showrunner as things gear up on the New York City set of the Charlie Cox-led series Marvel and Netflix haven't announced a launch date for Daredevil's Season 3 - nor for Jessica Jones or Luke Cage's second seasons for that matter. [Full Article...]

Apple Pay Lands In More Countries

Apple Pay Lands In More Countries The new wireless service can be made use at any contactless payment terminal (wireless credit card readers for instance) in nearly all major retailers in the UAE. This latest development, he adds, provides a "more holistic payment experience to a greater segment of the population and further moves the industry toward a future that is borderless, safe from intrusion, and inclusive to all". [Full Article...]

Apple buys wireless charging specialist PowerbyProxi

Now, with the acquisition of this New Zealand-based firm, Apple seems to be working towards the platform, which would be capable enough to charge iPads and Mac. The technology is capable of transferring 100-watts of power supply to other devices, which include consumer gadgets , medical equipment, and even drones . [Full Article...]

Hizb chief Syed Salahuddin's son arrested in terror funding case

Hizb chief Syed Salahuddin's son arrested in terror funding case The agency alleged that Shahid is "one of several Indian contacts of Bhat" who have been in telephonic contact with him to receive the money transfer codes. Yusuf works as a village agriculture assistant in the Jammu & Kashmir government. "It is on the basis of this irrefutable evidence that we have gone ahead with Yusuf's arrest", said NIA official. [Full Article...]

Animal Crossing Nintendo Direct Announced - But There's No Switch Info

Animal Crossing Nintendo Direct Announced - But There's No Switch Info With Super Mario Run and Fire Emblem Heroes out, Nintendo is steadily gaining traction for their mobile division. Due to broadcast at 07:00 GMT on 25/10/17, this Direct will be focused exclusively on the upcoming Animal Crossing game for mobiles. [Full Article...]

You can now send and receive money in Facebook Messenger with PayPal

In the meantime, Facebook has also signed a partnership with PayPal for the integration of the e-payment service and the Messenger . Now, users can choose PayPal as their default funding source for peer-to-peer payments through the messaging tool, which will likely shift some of PayPal's $80 million payment volume, per TechCrunch . [Full Article...]

Developer Suing Apple For iPhone X 'Animoji' Trademark Infingements

Developer Suing Apple For iPhone X 'Animoji' Trademark Infingements According to the complaint , Bonansea's app similarly allows users "to animate characters inside messages". Apple's " Animoji " feature deliberately infringes on Plaintiffs' ANIMOJI mark. Recently, a Japanese Company sued Apple over " Animoji " trademark . Apple's compliance with the scenario points that the company was aware of the trademark . [Full Article...]

Switch Update Adds Video Capture

Probably the most important change is the ability to transfer saves between consoles. Wireless USB shouldn't be confused with bluetooth headphones, which as far as we know still doesn't work with the Switch . However, it seems like they will be available in the game, sadly only in a limited capacity. Not all games support the feature, unfortunately, and it's unclear if games will need to be... [Full Article...]

Apple Shares Dip Amid iPhone 8 Sales Concern

Apple Shares Dip Amid iPhone 8 Sales Concern The report seems to be convincing enough as Reuters points out that it might have caused a 1.5 percent drop in Apple's share price in pre-market trading. The iPhone X, which goes on sale November 8, features an all-new design with an edge-to-edge OLED screen and revolutionary facial recognition technology. [Full Article...]

Congress seeks transparent online political spending with Honest Ads Act

Congress seeks transparent online political spending with Honest Ads Act This disclosure bill was drafted by Democrats Amy Klobuchar and Mark Warner; soon after Republican Sen. In addition to turning over a cache of roughly 3,000 Russia-linked ads to Congress, Facebook has said it plans to require advertisers to disclose which page paid for a post and enable anyone to see which ads a page is running. [Full Article...]

Rep. Tom Marino Is Out As Trump's Drug Czar Pick

Rep. Tom Marino Is Out As Trump's Drug Czar Pick Some Democratic lawmakers are calling on President Donald Trump to withdraw his nomination of Rep. Tom Marino (R-PA) to head the Office of National Drug Control Policy following a report that found Marino spearheaded a law that undermined the Drug Enforcement Authority's (DEA) ability to go after drug distributors. [Full Article...]

Garmin launches auto navigation device with Amazon Alexa

The company on Tuesday launched Garmin Speak , a $149.99 Global Positioning System navigation device for your auto that offers hands-free access to Alexa. The Garmin Speak itself appears to house a small microphone. Turn-by-turn navigation is packaged with the Speak and doesn't require a subscription. [Full Article...]

Microsoft Kicks Off Windows Mixed-Reality Era With Fall Creators Update

Microsoft Kicks Off Windows Mixed-Reality Era With Fall Creators Update Now it's finally here, and that means you'll be able to see for yourself how it compares to platforms like Oculus and HTC Vive. The Fall Creators Update is the fourth major upgrade offered to the operating system, which first launched in 2015. [Full Article...]

Trump forced to walk back ridiculous falsehood about Obama

Trump forced to walk back ridiculous falsehood about Obama President Donald Trump accused President Barack Obama of failing to call the families of fallen soldiers. Trump himself has tweeted 67 times about Benghazi , not once about the four soldiers killed in Niger. Others recalled his frequent visits with Gold Star families, and travels to Walter Reed, Dover and other venues with families of the dead and with the wounded. [Full Article...]


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