October, 2018

  • 16 October

    Flipkart, Amazon in close race for festival crown, Technology News, ETtech

    Flipkart maintained its lead over rival Amazon India in the recently-concluded annual flagship sales where both etail rivals nearly doubled their gross merchandise value (GMV) from last year, several industry analysts said. Homegrown player Flipkart clocked $1-1.1 billion in GMV in its five days of Big Billion Days (BBD), compared …

  • 16 October

    Huawei Mate 20 Pro to Launch Today, Here’s How to Watch Live Stream

    Huawei Mate 20, Mate 20 Pro, and Mate 20X are set to launch in London today. All three new smartphones are expected to have the HiSilicon Kirin 980 SoC and come with triple rear camera setup as well as a waterdrop display notch at the front. The Mate 20 and …

  • 16 October

    Trump-Themed Dating App Found Leaking Users’ Private Chats

    According to a French security research, the Donald Daters app launched with a major security flaw; the database that stores all the user information is actually exposed on the open internet. October 15, 2018 8:47PM EST October 15, 2018 A dating app for President Donald Trump supporters is apparently leaking …

  • 16 October

    Meet Kenny Omega, wrestling superstar and gamer

    Wrestling superstar Kenny Omega swung by from Japan as a guest and to compete in Sea Major 2018, a fighting game tournament. Aloysius Low/CNET Kenny Omega is a busy man. He’d just lost a match at the fighting video game tournament Street Fighter V Sea Major 2018, before being whisked …

  • 16 October

    Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen Dies at 65 | News & Opinion

    Allen ‘created magical products, experiences, and institutions, and in doing so, he changed the world,’ Microsoft’s current CEO, Satya Nadella, said in a statement. October 15, 2018 6:54PM EST October 15, 2018 Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has died at age 65 from non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Allen passed away Monday afternoon, according …

  • 16 October

    Montblanc Launches First Snapdragon Wear 3100 Smartwatch | News & Opinion

    In addition to the Qualcomm chip, the Summit 2 features Google’s Android Wear, 8GB of storage, all-day battery life, and comes in a variety of different shades. October 15, 2018 5:25PM EST October 15, 2018 The first smartwatch with Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon Wear 3100 chip has arrived. Montblanc’s Summit 2 …

  • 16 October

    CyberGhost VPN (for iPhone) Review & Rating

    A virtual private network, or VPN, is an enormously powerful tool for securing your life online, but these products tend to fall into two very different categories. Some trade usability for powerful tools, while others emphasize ease of use over arcane options. CyberGhost is one of the best VPNs, one …

  • 16 October

    MIT to Spend $1 Billion on Program to Study AI Ethics | News & Opinion

    MIT’s $1 billion investment in a new AI-focused computing college comes amid growing concerns that AI will replace jobs and trigger economic instability. October 15, 2018 2:04PM EST October 15, 2018 MIT is investing $1 billion to establish a new college devoted to the ethical development of new AI technologies. …

  • 16 October

    Report: Apple Acquires Music Analytics Service Asaii | News & Opinion

    (Photo credit: Alexander Pohl/NurPhoto via Getty Images) Apple Music is gaining another weapon in its ongoing music streaming subscription battle against Spotify: music analytics engine Asaii, which it acquired for less than $100 million, according to Axios. Apple declined to comment, as it usually does concerning unofficial acquisition rumors. However, …

  • 16 October

    Amazon Echo Sub review: Echo can finally go deep

    This year, befitting its Echo speakers’ primary function as purveyors of music, Amazon is releasing a whole bunch of new audio gear. The lineup includes a beefed-up Echo Plus speaker, an Alexa amp, a strange pre-amp… thing, a Dot without the speaker and more. But if you already own an Echo and …