• Tesla stock falls as CEO appears to smoke marijuana on video
Tesla stock falls as CEO appears to smoke marijuana on video

Rogan asked Musk, as he offered him the joint. Shares of Tesla fell more than 6 per cent to reach a five-month low on Friday morning following the departure of the company's chief accounting officer, Dave Morton, who resigned less than a month into the job on Friday.

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  • Elon Musk smokes weed in California-based podcast appearance
Elon Musk smokes weed in California-based podcast appearance

Tesla is under extreme pressure to turn a sustained net profit starting this quarter, as promised by Mr Musk, but in the second quarter it burned through $739.5 million (€648m) in cash and lost a quarterly record $717.5 million (€620m). Mr Morton said: "Since I joined Tesla on August 6, the level of public attention placed on the company, as well a...

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  • Apple Set To Unleash 'Max' On The World On Tuesday
Apple Set To Unleash 'Max' On The World On Tuesday

The new report which comes from 9to5MAC suggest that Apple will drop the "Plus" branding this time with the new iPhones , rather it will name the 6.5-inch OLED iPhone as the iPhone XS Max . Three years of the same general design are enough for the Apple Watch - change is in the air. The reason why the display doesn't feature OLED technology...

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  • In a First, US to Charge North Korean Spy
In a First, US to Charge North Korean Spy

Activity from Park's real-name Chosun Expo account and numerous accounts tied to Lazarus Group activity originated from the same Internet addresses in North Korea. Park Jin Hyok worked as part of a team of hackers, also known as the Lazarus Group, to try to breach multiple other USA businesses, according to the complaint.

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  • US Justice Dept to probe tech firms hurting competition, 'stifling' free speech
US Justice Dept to probe tech firms hurting competition, 'stifling' free speech

The social media executives underwent questioning before the Senate Intelligence Committee Wednesday. Interfering in how companies like Google and Facebook present information would be a notable departure for the federal government, which has mostly taken a hands-off approach to the internet.

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  • Apple mulls naming new model ‘iPhone XS MAX’
Apple mulls naming new model ‘iPhone XS MAX’

From the barrage of rumours that have made their presence felt in the past few months, it is anticipated that Apple will unveil three new variants - an iPhone X successor with a 5.8-inch OLED panel, a larger 6.5-inch model, and a cheaper 6.1-inch LCD model.

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  • Can Twitter, Google and Facebook avoid being biased against conservative views?
Can Twitter, Google and Facebook avoid being biased against conservative views?

Instead, a spokesperson for the committee said they may just leave a chair empty next to Sandberg and Dorsey. Over the a year ago, Facebook and Twitter have each launched public campaigns (and some not so public ) to fight back against "inauthentic" accounts believed to be linked not only to Russian Federation, but to other malicious actors like...

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  • Google’s 10 year browser anniversary comes with a new look for users
Google’s 10 year browser anniversary comes with a new look for users

This feature also updates the Google password functions in your browser. One of Google's biggest focuses in 2017 has been their push to get all of the web encrypted through SSL. Now, in Chrome 69, HTTPS sites no longer have the "secure" wording in the address bar. Chrome 69 also provides greater customization for the new tab page.

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  • Live shots of the Google Pixel 3 has appeared online
Live shots of the Google Pixel 3 has appeared online

As per the sources, there are upgrades which have been done to the rear shooter as well as a new Visual Core chip along with a front-facing dual camera setup which comes with the new Super Selfies . Although the slimmer bezels allow for a bigger screen, the resolution of 1,080 x 2,160 maintains the same 440ppi density that the Pixel 2 had. The s...

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  • Huawei Mate 20 Lite price, specifications, features, comparison
Huawei Mate 20 Lite price, specifications, features, comparison

During his IFA keynote, Richard Yu, the CEO of Huawei's consumer division, said that the Kirin 980 will be the world's first commercial system-on-chip, though that lead could be short lived. The ISP on the Kirin 980 will improve video capture time by 33% meaning you'll have those videos finished and ready for sharing in no time. Such design...

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  • Apple's Next Smartphones and Watch Allegedly Revealed in New Leak
Apple's Next Smartphones and Watch Allegedly Revealed in New Leak

That device will also reportedly come in multiple color options, with Apple harking back to its now-discontinued iPhone 5c to give customers a bit more variety. The 2018 iPhone launch event is going to be huge as we're expecting three new iPhone models to come out this year. In terms of additional iPhone rumours, it's believed Apple has been ...

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  • Google Just Fixed One of the Biggest Problems with Wear OS Watches
Google Just Fixed One of the Biggest Problems with Wear OS Watches

A new report from The Verge explains that, in addition to aesthetic changes, the new Wear OS has been updated to improve the speed and performance of frequently used features - health tracking, Google Assistant , and notifications.

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  • Microsoft Introduces Xbox All Access Subscription
Microsoft Introduces Xbox All Access Subscription

More importantly, All Access comes with both Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass - Microsoft's flagship subscription services for gaming - for the length of your subscription, . The official Xbox All Access page says the initiative "starts at $21.99 and $34.99 per month" with 0% April for an Xbox One S and Xbox One X , respectively, but th...

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  • Eminem Releases Surprise New Album ‘Kamikaze’
Eminem Releases Surprise New Album ‘Kamikaze’

The man born Marshall Mathers chose midnight United States time to fling Kamikaze out into the world; a 13-track album of brand new material, which stands as his second LP inside just 8 months. In true Marshall Mathers style, the new music is a no-holds-barred attack on those the 45-year-old rapper deems unworthy, like new rappers Lil Pump...

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  • TPG And Vodafone Just Announced A Huge Merger
TPG And Vodafone Just Announced A Huge Merger

The combination will have an enterprise value of $15 billion, an equity base of about $10.9 billion and free cash flows of about $900 million, with net debt of about $4 billion. Shares in TPG were up $1.28, or 16.2 per cent to $9.16 at 11.55am, while shares in Hutchison Telecom Australia - as Vodafone Australia is known - surged 45.6 per cent to 18...

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  • Google rebrands 'Tez' payment app as Google Pay, adds new features
Google rebrands 'Tez' payment app as Google Pay, adds new features

The company made a slew of announcements for its services in the country including Google Maps, Google Tez and more. Google continues to customise its services for India which it estimates to have 390 million monthly active users. Sengupta said that while he did not want to compare that with anything, "it also reflects how much a part of peop...

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  • Google responds to Donald Trump, says no political motive in search results
Google responds to Donald Trump, says no political motive in search results

Fake CNN is prominent. Congressional sources cautioned that it may be hard for Trump to find a way to probe Google about news search results , and that Congress is unlikely to pass any applicable laws. Why is Trump tweeting about this at 5.30am local time on a Tuesday? Conservative politicians in the United States have accused social med...

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  • Unreleased Google’s Pixel 3 XL available in black market for $2,000
Unreleased Google’s Pixel 3 XL available in black market for $2,000

The company claimed that the Pixel 3 and 3 XL will not feature a double or triple camera setup and that there will be one main. In addition Peregrino Pixel 3 XL , which asked for $ 2 000, unknown offers and Pixel 2 XL at a price of $ 665 for the version of 128 GB with full kit.

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  • After slowing firefighters' internet, Verizon nixes caps for first responders
After slowing firefighters' internet, Verizon nixes caps for first responders

He provided email correspondence as evidence. Reyes also reiterated the company's position that this throttling had nothing to do with net neutrality-he emphasized that net neutrality had to do with content prioritization or de-prioritization, not data caps.

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  • Samsung announces Galaxy J2 Core, company’s first Android Go smartphone
Samsung announces Galaxy J2 Core, company’s first Android Go smartphone

The latest version, The Samsung Galaxy Note9 , is shaping up to be the best Note device on record. Hardware side of things, the Galaxy A8 Star packs the powerful Snapdragon 660 chipset, 6 gigs of RAM and 64GB of internal storage . The smartphone has dimensions 143,4 x 72,1 x 8.9 mm and weighs 154 grams. The dual Intellicam set-up includes...

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  • Mobile Says Hackers Accessed Data on Millions of Customers
Mobile Says Hackers Accessed Data on Millions of Customers

Those those researchers advised changing passwords. T-Mobile customers are the victim of yet another hack, this one following a major breach the wireless carrier revealed in late 2015. "We truly regret that this incident occurred and are so sorry for any inconvenience this has caused you", the company said on its website . If you are a T-Mobil...

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  • Nvidia's using AI in chips to make video games even more realistic
Nvidia's using AI in chips to make video games even more realistic

The firm's new GeForce RTX series of graphics processing units (GPU) are capable of six times the performance of their predecessor and support cutting-edge ray-tracing technology. The cards are based on the brand new RTX platform which allows up to 6x the performance of the previous generation while making use of the new Ray Tracing technolog...

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  • China's Huawei, ZTE blocked from Australia's 5G network
China's Huawei, ZTE blocked from Australia's 5G network

Contacted for the company's reaction, a Huawei spokesperson told iTWire: "We have been informed by the government that Huawei and ZTE have been banned from providing 5G technology to Australia ". Despite Huawei's track record in Australian 4G network development, Canberra said in the latest guidance that "5G requires a network architecture t...

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  • Galaxy Note9 does better than S9 on preorder sales OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
Galaxy Note9 does better than S9 on preorder sales OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Local mobile carriers said preorders of the Galaxy Note 9 were above the Galaxy S9 released in March, although they fell behind the predecessor Galaxy Note 8 unveiled in 2017. Vodafone customers on Samsung Galaxy Note 9 can enjoy free Netflix subscription for 12 months, on subscribing to Red postpaid plans of Rs 999 and above.

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  • Microsoft says Russian hackers targeted U.S. Senate and conservative think tanks
Microsoft says Russian hackers targeted U.S. Senate and conservative think tanks

Last week, Microsoft's Digital Crimes Unit (DCU) successfully executed a court order to disrupt and transfer control of six internet domains created by a group widely associated with the Russian government and known as Strontium, or alternatively Fancy Bear or APT28.

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  • Ads are coming to your Fortnite, Overwatch streams on Twitch Prime
Ads are coming to your Fortnite, Overwatch streams on Twitch Prime

What you have to do is use your monthly subscription token on a channel that has ad-free viewing turned on. If you're now a monthly Twitch Prime member , you'll get ad-free viewing until October 15. Amazon Prime members will no longer receive 20% off new games when they pre-order, the company revealed today. You can activate your Twitch Pri...

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  • Battlefield V will have NVIDIA's next-gen RTX technology
Battlefield V will have NVIDIA's next-gen RTX technology

PC gaming has always been costly, but packing one of these into your build is likely only to be for those prepared to invest heavily in their machine. Shadow of the Tomb Raider , however, ought to be able to offer us its properly ray traced shadows in time for the new RTX 2080 launch. We can assume that MSI will continue launching GeForce ...

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  • NVIDIA's GeForce RTX 2080 leapfrogs the 1080 Ti for $800
NVIDIA's GeForce RTX 2080 leapfrogs the 1080 Ti for $800

The Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Ti is a beast - clocking in with 11GB of GDDR6 RAM and clocked at 14Gbps. It revealed the GeForce RTX 2070 ($500 USD), RTX 2080 ($700), and RTX 2080 Ti ($1000), all of which will launch on September 20, 2018.

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"Fortnite" Update Introduces Heavy Sniper Rifle, Soaring 50’s Game Mode, & More

Each shot delivers devastating damage at the cost of a long reload . The game mode features 50v50 and allows players to utilize their gliders in game. The new update was released sometime between 11pm EST on August 15 and 12am EST on August 16 and is thought to be about 323.3 MB in size. This is all for now, let us know in the comments what you ...

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  • Confidential Mode comes to Gmail Android app
Confidential Mode comes to Gmail Android app

The Confidential Mode allows the senders to put a time stamp on their emails, like a countdown, after which the email disappears from the recipients' accounts. First, you'll need to update your Gmail app to the latest available version. However, users should still keep in mind that Gmail can not stop the users from screenshotting the mail.

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