• Sony Mobile announces official policy on Android upgrades for Xperia smartphones
Sony Mobile announces official policy on Android upgrades for Xperia smartphones

However, choosing not to update mid-range or entry-level devices is far from groundbreaking. Japanese brand Sony today announced that it will roll out software updates to its flagship smartphones for two years, up from the usual 18 months upgrade cycle.

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  • Valve Dev Jess Cliffe Arrested for Child Sex Exploitation
Valve Dev Jess Cliffe Arrested for Child Sex Exploitation

A spokesperson for Valve told Kotaku that Cliffe has been suspended. Reports suggest he has been arrested for a felony offense. "As such we have suspended his employment until we know more". Dot Esports has reached out to Valve for more information. Oh, and it's his voice that you hear in the game uttering phrases like "Counter-terrorists win!"...

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  • PayPal's shares fall after eBay announces new payment partner
PayPal's shares fall after eBay announces new payment partner

Shares of the San Jose, California-based e-commerce company climbed almost 9 percent to a record high in after-hours trading on Wednesday. EBay, which reported earnings on Wednesday, brought in $2.61 billion in revenue during its latest quarter.

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  • Cardi B takes over from Alexa in Amazon's hilarious Echo speaker ad
Cardi B takes over from Alexa in Amazon's hilarious Echo speaker ad

During various breaks in the first three quarters of the Super Bowl, Amazon will broadcast short 15-second videos with the stars receiving their headsets to work as Alexa replacements. This is just another addition to a great week for Cardi B . At this past weekend's Grammy Awards , she was nominated for Best Rap Song and Best Rap Performance f...

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  • Airbnb CFO departs; CEO says no IPO in 2018
Airbnb CFO departs; CEO says no IPO in 2018

Airbnb, however, released a grip of numbers that should combat speculation that it's simply not ready to go public. Airbnb and Uber both are now operating without CFOs. The company said Tosi is leaving to focus on his investment fund. "The two and half years I've spent at Airbnb have been some of the most thrilling of my career", Tosi said in...

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  • White House: 1 dead after truck hit by train carrying Congress members
White House: 1 dead after truck hit by train carrying Congress members

The train was carrying Republican lawmakers to a conference at the Greenbrier resort in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. He also says he saw a man examining the crossing arms this week. Michael Burgess of Texas, Phil Roe of Tennessee, Larry Bucshon of IN and Roger Marshall of Kansas, according to those aboard. "Our Capitol police are on the ...

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  • Google Assistant can now set music alarms and look up TV schedules
Google Assistant can now set music alarms and look up TV schedules

If you link your Netflix account with Google Home , you can tell it to watch any of the streaming platform's shows with a voice command. To create a musical alarm, just say "OK Google , set an alarm for 6 am that plays Despacito"... Amazon's competitive assistant Alexa has a similar feature that rolled out in December . Google today updated...

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  • Rainbow Six Siege Gets Aliens and New Characters in Outbreak Event
Rainbow Six Siege Gets Aliens and New Characters in Outbreak Event

It turned out to be carrying an exotic parasite, the Apex, which infected the area and turned the town's populace into monsters. If the parasite gets out, it would be a disaster of global proportions. Ubisoft will be serving up three new co-op-exclusive maps for Outbreak, which will be larger than the usual PvP maps. Among these is a new attacking ...

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  • Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (TSM)
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (TSM)

While talking about Performance of the Stock, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited now has a Weekly performance of -3.03%, monthly performance percentage is 12.93 percent, Quarterly performance is 6.48 percent, 6 months performance shows a percent value of 24.81% and Yearly Performance is 43.89 percent.

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  • Space strategy sim Surviving Mars gets a release date
Space strategy sim Surviving Mars gets a release date

The game will retail for $39.99 on all platforms. "We feel that strategy and management games are at their best when they let the player experience the unique story being told by their decisions, and Surviving Mars is going to have that in a big way", said Gabriel Dobrev, Haemimont's CEO.

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  • Budget 2018: Bonanza for farmers but not for the industry
Budget 2018: Bonanza for farmers but not for the industry

Some industry executives, including operators of digital currency exchanges, said Jaitley's statement doesn't mean trading of cryptocurrencies will be declared illegal and that all it means is cryptocurrencies can't be used to buy a product or pay for a service.

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  • Instagram Stories Get Text-Only Pages With 'Type Mode'
Instagram Stories Get Text-Only Pages With 'Type Mode'

As with everything else you share to stories, it'll disappear after 24 hours. The new text styles that have been introduced with this mode will also be available to users when they're adding text to any photo or video. To access the new feature, swipe along the bottom of the screen - "Type" will show up as a new option after "Normal" and "Live" i...

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  • Cadence Design Systems -4.5% after in-line Q4 EPS
Cadence Design Systems -4.5% after in-line Q4 EPS

The average return on assets for companies in the same sector is 10.39. NuStar Energy L.P. (NYSE:NS) has declined 5.14% since January 30, 2017 and is downtrending. The stock of NuStar Energy L.P. (NYSE:NS) earned "Overweight" rating by Piper Jaffray on Tuesday, November 8. Cadence Design Systems, Inc provides solutions that enable its customers...

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  • 1.0.0.8 (Xbox One) Download Available Now, Fixes Matchmaking Issues
1.0.0.8 (Xbox One) Download Available Now, Fixes Matchmaking Issues

The patch notes for the 1.03 update to Monster Hunter: World are not earth-shattering, and the patch itself weighed in at less than 100MB. Capcom has rolled out another new patch for Monster Hunter: World in a continuing effort to resolve the matchmaking issues that have been plaguing the game since launch on Xbox One.

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  • Red Dead Redemption 2 Release Date Revealed, Rockstar Regrets Delay
Red Dead Redemption 2 Release Date Revealed, Rockstar Regrets Delay

We will finally be able to ride into the sunset on October 26th, 2018, which is basically two seasons after the previous window. The announcement from Rockstar says that they "apologise to everyone disappointed by this delay". It took 18 months for Rockstar's last game, Grand Theft Auto V, to make the jump from console, meaning PC players might b...

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  • Google does $1.5b phone deal to take on Apple
Google does $1.5b phone deal to take on Apple

This has been rumored for awhile, but the statement and a blog post by Rick Osterloh , Senior Vice President, Hardware at Google , all but confirm HTC has its hand in Google's new phone. Apple released its first system-on-a-chip in 2010, and has added special chips to store fingerprint and payment data, track motion, crunch graphics and run A...

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  • Imported mobile phones to cost more as govt increases customs duty
Imported mobile phones to cost more as govt increases customs duty

HMD Global, the maker of Nokia feature and smartphones said that the government's move to increase custom duty for mobile phones will have a minimum impact on the company's business as its entire portfolio of Nokia phones is locally manufactured.

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  • LG Settles Bootloop Lawsuit, Members Can Choose Between Cash Settlement or Rebate
LG Settles Bootloop Lawsuit, Members Can Choose Between Cash Settlement or Rebate

The lawsuit was settled today and you could potentially have some money headed your way. This originally started out as a suit from owners of the LG G4 and V10, but it was soon expanded to those that had purchased a V20, G5, or Nexus 5X .

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  • Most Active Volume Stock: Qorvo, Inc. (QRVO)
Most Active Volume Stock: Qorvo, Inc. (QRVO)

The company had revenue of $845.70 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $841.09 million. The fund owned 110,251 shares of the semiconductor company's stock after selling 748 shares during the period. Looking at the Analyst Recommendations of the stock, 1 Analysts issued a Buy for MoSys, 7 gave Outperform, 15 analysts gave Hold ...

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  • Logan Paul talks vlog backlash: 'I believe it happened for a reason'
Logan Paul talks vlog backlash: 'I believe it happened for a reason'

Vlogger Logan Paul apologized for his actions - and said criticism of them was warranted - in his first one-on-one interview since posting a controversial video that apparently showed a suicide victim . Asked if he thought the criticism was fair, Paul laughed and said, "that's the thing, I do". "I think that reason is so I could take this ex...

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  • Trending Stocks in Review: Intel Corporation (INTC), 8×8 Inc. (EGHT)
Trending Stocks in Review: Intel Corporation (INTC), 8×8 Inc. (EGHT)

The institutional investor held 459,300 shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $5.67 million, up from 400,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Fayez Sarofim & Com stated it has 2.94M shares. Analysts await The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) to report earnings on February, 8.

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  • GDC Cancels 2018 Pioneer Award Following Allegations Against Atari Co-Founder
GDC Cancels 2018 Pioneer Award Following Allegations Against Atari Co-Founder

Following significant backlash, the organizers of the GDC have announced that they're going to rescind the award - the annual Pioneer Award - after several people pointed out sexually charged behavior and dialogue by Bushnell in the early days of Atari.

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  • Global Infrared Temperature Sensors Market 2018 - ABB, Honeywell International, Maxim Integrated Products
Global Infrared Temperature Sensors Market 2018 - ABB, Honeywell International, Maxim Integrated Products

New government regulations enforced on automobile manufacturers for safeguarding the environment could augment the demand for automotive valves with the production of efficient and environment-friendly automobiles. The report begins with the market overview, Automotive Coolant industry chain structure, former and current market size along...

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