• Toyota Is Killing Off Diesel-Powered Passenger Cars In Europe
Toyota Is Killing Off Diesel-Powered Passenger Cars In Europe

The 2018 Geneva Motor Show marks the world debut of Toyota's third-generation Auris compact auto. Past year almost 15 percent of Toyota's sales in Europe were from diesel vehicles, down from 30 percent in 2012. As part of their electrified vehicle strategy, Toyota are progressively expanding their HEV offering with a second, more powerful 2.0 lit...

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  • Deezer music streaming service now supports Alexa voice control
Deezer music streaming service now supports Alexa voice control

Another user responded to the comment to say, "Holy crap this happened to me and I [thought] I was alone". 22 in which his Amazon Echo Dot makes a laughing sound through an attached speaker. "We're aware of this and working to fix it", said Amazon. "There's a good chance I get murdered tonight". "I was trying to turn off some lights and ...

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  • Washington Becomes First State To Sign Net Neutrality Bill Into Law
Washington Becomes First State To Sign Net Neutrality Bill Into Law

Washington State governor Jay Inslee said at the signing ceremony: "We've seen the power of an open internet". "It allows a student in Washington to connect to researchers all around the world, or a small business to compete with large businesses in the global marketplace".

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  • Two dead in shooting in Central Michigan University
Two dead in shooting in Central Michigan University

James Davis Sr. was a pillar of the community, which has 20,000 residents, and was beloved by friends and neighbors, the mayor said . He is from the Chicago area and listed in a campus directory as a sophomore. "This was a bad incident, it was an isolated incident, but we had two people that were killed in a residence facility", Gov. Rick Snyder...

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  • Bayonetta 2 graphics comparison: Nintendo Wii U vs Nintendo Switch
Bayonetta 2 graphics comparison: Nintendo Wii U vs Nintendo Switch

While many more Switch owners are noticing their play times apparently being reset on the console, it appears this, thankfully, isn't permanent. The amount of time played would display as "0 days ago", leading some fans to believe that the Nintendo Switch only recorded game time for a year.

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  • Penguin super colony found thriving on Danger Islands
Penguin super colony found thriving on Danger Islands

Scientists from Oxford University were part of an global team searching for images taken by the Landsat satellites to locate possible large numbers of penguin by identifying the mess they leave behind. While a previous geological expedition30 noted the presence of Adélie penguins on all of the Dangers Islands (with the exception of Darwin Island...

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  • Nokia taps retro design again releasing banana-styled slider smartphone
Nokia taps retro design again releasing banana-styled slider smartphone

Its connectivity options include 4G, VoLTE, 3G, HSPA+, GPRS/EDGE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, GPS/AGPS, GLONASS, Bluetooth and USB Type-C. Those hankering after a high-end experience can look to the Nokia 8 Sirocco which boasts a reinforced steel chassis that renders it immune from day to day abuse.

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  • Amazon has acquired Ring to bolster its home security products
Amazon has acquired Ring to bolster its home security products

Amazon has bought Ring , a smart home tech company that makes video doorbells and other security devices. "Amazon's really watering the grass, so to speak, to grow into our homes and become more integrated in our lives in ways we haven't even fathomed yet", said Matt Schreiber, president and chief investment strategist at WBI.

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  • ZTE Tempo Go is an Android Go for the US
ZTE Tempo Go is an Android Go for the US

It checks off a lot of other once-flagship-level boxes, too. Surprisingly, even though the Blade V9 is a mid-range smartphone, it comes pre-loaded with Android 8.1 Oreo OS with a custom theme from ZTE. Prices start at €269 (around $330) for the Blade V9 and €179 (around $220) for the Blade V9 Vita. In the camera department, the Blade V9 is eq...

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  • Changes for YouTube Live Announced, IFTTT Implementation and Live Chat Now Replayable
Changes for YouTube Live Announced, IFTTT Implementation and Live Chat Now Replayable

First, the company has announced that it's bringing automatic English captions to live streams whenever professionally provided captions aren't available. Following the launch of the YouTube Live automatic captions , Google will continue to work on the feature to further improve latency and accuracy.

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  • Alcatel Unveils First Android Go Smartphone with Super Low-End Specs
Alcatel Unveils First Android Go Smartphone with Super Low-End Specs

All of these new phones sport a new design language, including 18:9 (2:1) aspect ratio screens, smaller bezels than previous generations, and a new facial recognition software called Face Key. The Android Oreo phone has quad core MediaTek MT8735A chipset, 2 GB RAM, 16/32 GB internal memory, a micro SD card slot and a 3000 mAh battery. The fingerpri...

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  • Zenit St Petersburg v Celtic Betting Tips
Zenit St Petersburg v Celtic Betting Tips

There have been goals at both ends in eight of Celtic's last nine away ties in the Europa League and dabblebet go 10/11 (1 .95) that the trend continues in this clash. Celtic made seven changes at the weekend as they were held to a goalless draw by St Johnstone in the Scottish Premiership in preparation for the trip to Russian Federation, with...

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  • HMD/Nokia's smartphones join Google's Android One program 'leading the charge'
HMD/Nokia's smartphones join Google's Android One program 'leading the charge'

Given that it's an Android One device, there is no bloatware on the phone as well as no custom user interface from the company. However, this new device comes with an 18:9 display and dual rear cameras . It will feature the Android Oreo Go edition, and will be available early April for around $85, the Nokia 1 comes with Android Oreo (G...

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  • Google Assistant is adding Routines and location-based reminders
Google Assistant is adding Routines and location-based reminders

Throughout 2018, we're going to see Google Assistant in more places, work in more languages, let carriers and manufacturers add their own commands, and we'll finally (finally) get Routines . And location-based reminders will ping your phone at the appropriate time when you tell your Google Home to do something like remind you to buy milk after...

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  • 'A tough, but hopeful #budget2018' - Gigaba
'A tough, but hopeful #budget2018' - Gigaba

And South Africa's Value-Added Tax rate was still below peer countries like Argentina, Zimbabwe and Russian Federation. With a budget shortfall of R50 billion and government juggling numbers to find R40 billion for free tertiary education, compounded by the economy only growing at an uneasy 1%, the finance ministry will need to resort to tax in...

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  • Fortnite: Battle Royale goes to space in its third season
Fortnite: Battle Royale goes to space in its third season

The breakdown provided totaled to 30 more items compared to the last season, indicating that as the free-to-play game becomes more popular, there'll be more enhancements to come. However, it's worth noting that most Fortnite updates require the game to go offline for server maintenance. Epic has done its research, and has created something bi...

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  • Snapchat copies Instagram for the first time, introduces new GIF stickers
Snapchat copies Instagram for the first time, introduces new GIF stickers

Snap wants its confused users to stick with it through the growing pains so the app "will adapt to you". Last month, Instagram rolled out support for GIFs generated from GIPHY , and now, Snapchat has done the same. Snap Inc. has heard the cries from unhappy users as the company said Wednesday it knows the new Snapchat redesign is "uncomf...

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  • Watch SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket launch
Watch SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket launch

The launch of Falcon Heavy opens a new frontier in space exploration, particularly interplanetary missions and manned missions to the moon in the next few years and possibly to Mars in the next couple of decades. The Falcon 9 has flown in space before. They're not cheap to create; fairing reuse could save the company around $5 million, Tari...

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  • PUBG To Get Ping Based Matchmaking
PUBG To Get Ping Based Matchmaking

After the updates made to the test build are proven to be stable, they will be applied to the live servers as well. This follows on from slightly disappointing news that the recently announced developer roadmap has been delayed. Bluehole specifically said it would implement a maximum ping limit so that all players have a fair shot at the prized "...

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  • Swype Keyboard Android and iOS Apps Discontinued
Swype Keyboard Android and iOS Apps Discontinued

Swype continues to be available for download on Android but no longer appears in Apple's iOS App Store , which is especially notable because Swype's expansion to iPhone in 2014 was such a long-awaited milestone. However, do note that any and all bugs that show up in the future will remain unfixed, hence, now is the right time to switch to some o...

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