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Android apps must have 64-bit support by August 2019: Google

The company says it's making the move in anticipation of future Android that exclusively support 64-bit apps. In August 2019, Play will require that new app...


Facebook Launches New Tool To Minimize Harassment

The new tools will proactively recognise when a blocked contact tries to send friend requests and messages to someone on Facebook through a new account. For e...


YouTube signs deal with two music labels ahead of new streaming service

This paves the way for a music service that has been rumored to be coming to YouTube. Sony has yet to confirm the deal and have declined to comment on Bloomber...


Google's Chrome ad blocker is coming, but may be ineffectual

Google's decision to join the Coalition for Better Ads earlier this year signaled that big changes were coming in the world of online advertising. Google ...


Today's Brokerage Rating: Tesla, Inc. (TSLA), SLM Corporation (SLM)

Boston Private Wealth LLC's holdings in Tesla were worth $365,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. The volume of the company in the last trading ...


Honda to manufacture new Insight hybrid at Greensburg plant

Honda is dusting off the Insight nameplate for an all-new model that the company will preview at next month's Detroit Auto Show . In the United States, the new...


Surprise! Google Chrome is now available on the Microsoft Store, kind of

Chrome itself is not a Store app. Google Chrome doesn't use Microsoft's rendering engine, obviously, and as such isn't actually allowed on the Store. In short...


Nokia 6 users strats getting Android 8.0 Oreo beta update

One of the strongest USPs for Nokia smartphones is the stock software that comes with it. HMD Global is capitalising on the stock Android to sell Nokia smar...


Ofcom: Mobile Users Will Be Able To Switch With A Single SMS

A user will be able to text one code or the other to their current provider and receive either a porting authorisation code (PAC), needed for porting the number...


Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 Android Oreo beta program announced

There's now no timeframe as to when Oreo will be ready for the Axon 7 , but seeing as how the title of the post is " Android 8 is just around the corner", our...


Google Pixel 2 AR Stickers Ready To Go

However, sound is still being played through the speakers of my phone. Since then, numerous other users are claiming to have faced the same problem with the...


Catherine FB confirmed for PlayStation 4 and PS Vita

The new content is a third " Catherine " character that will be a part of the main story this time. How this'll play out and if there's any changes to the puzzl...


Self-Healing Polymer Could Make Smartphone Screen Repair a Thing of the Past

The polymer has been described as being "highly robust mechanically yet can readily be repaired by compression at fractured surfaces" and has plenty of potentia...


Interstellar Object 'Oumuamua Could Be Both an Asteroid and Comet

In addition to calibration observations, the instrument accumulated 90 TB of raw data over a 2 hour observation of 'Oumuamua itself. At first, it wasn't clear...


Apple's AirPods are sold out for the holidays; here are some alternatives

You can always try calling your local Best Buy , Apple Store , or another electronics retailer to see if they have any left in stock, but again, your chances ...


Kaspersky Sues US Government Over Antivirus Ban

This came after fears were raised that Kaspersky was secretly passing information from its customers' computers, including top-secret American government files,...


There's a fake version of 'Cuphead' on the App Store

Cuphead was released earlier this year on the Xbox One and PC and received critical acclaim for its gorgeous visuals and intense action gameplay. TouchArcad...


IPhone prices rise by up to 4.3% after Customs duty hike

The companies claim these are estimates, as they are yet to decide the exact price increase. Apple assembles the iPhone SE model through contract manufacturer...


OH boy who gave up Xbox for blanket gets special surprise

Brokenhearted, the 9-year-old chose to give up the Xbox Bryant bought him for Christmas, and instead, he asked her to spend $300 on blankets. When Microsoft c...


Pixel 2 XL Fingerprint Issues Reported After Android 8.1 Oreo Update

Pixel 2 XL buyers can get the 64 GB version for $774, or for $874 for the 128 GB version, which knocks off $75 from its normal price. Also, if you're a Verizon ...