• Volvo V60 REVEALED - looks like a smaller V90 with new XC60 influence
Volvo V60 REVEALED - looks like a smaller V90 with new XC60 influence

The SPA-based V60 is claimed to introduce a new standard to the mid-size premium estate segment with a luxurious interior, increased levels of space, advanced connectivity and Volvo's . The UK market will launch with the diesel options first, with the T5 and T6 Twin Engine joining at a later date. For instance, the City Safety with Autobrake t...

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  • Nest's indoor security camera now doubles as a Google Assistant speaker
Nest's indoor security camera now doubles as a Google Assistant speaker

Last September, Nest officially announced that it was planning on updating its Cam IQ indoor security camera to add Google Assistant . Google's voice-activated digital assistant is branching out to the Nest deluxe security camera in an expansion which could amplify privacy concerns surrounding internet-connected microphones.

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  • Oxfam apologises to Haiti over sex scandal
Oxfam apologises to Haiti over sex scandal

He repeatedly apologised for his charities failing, and has set out his plans to "root out" people who exploited their positions in charities to take advantage of vulnerable people. The hearing came in the wake of the revelation of resignations and dismissals of Oxfam staff in Haiti following allegations of "sex parties" involving prostitutes.

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  • Single-character bug crashes iPhones, Apple promises fix
Single-character bug crashes iPhones, Apple promises fix

Giuseppe Tripodi, a tech writer for the blog, said: "The error we are talking about presents an Indian character that, if received or simply pasted in a text field, can lead to freeze of applications or crashes of the entire operating system".

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  • Google Launches Light Gmail Go App
Google Launches Light Gmail Go App

The Go version of Gmail app works a lot like the original Gmail app, however, there are some additional features and also some cosmetic or design changes here and there. In fact, according to numerous reports , Gmail Go clocked in at a 9.51 MB download, and takes up roughly 25 MB of space on a device, compared with Gmail's 20.66 MB downloa...

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  • NASA budget proposal plans of NASA funding of ISS, seeks commercial transition
NASA budget proposal plans of NASA funding of ISS, seeks commercial transition

The Trump administration is considering turning the International Space Station over to the private sector and ending its federal funding, according to an internal NASA document obtained by the Washington Post . "Given competing priorities at NASA , and budget constraints, developing another large space telescope immediately after completing th...

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  • Chrome to explicitly warn users that HTTP sites are
Chrome to explicitly warn users that HTTP sites are "not secure"

Google is not alone in its decision to penalize all HTTP sites. With the release of Chrome 68 in July, Google will mark all HTTP websites as "not secure" using a newly designed address bar (seen below). As Google explains, "When you load a website over HTTP, someone else on the network can look at or modify the site before it gets to you". ...

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  • Qualcomm rejects Broadcom's 'inadequate' $121bn bid
Qualcomm rejects Broadcom's 'inadequate' $121bn bid

Added Tan: "We want to reiterate that $82 per Qualcomm share is our best and final offer ". Broadcom could continue its attempt to replace Qualcomm's 11 board members with its own directors. The move comes three days after Broadcom boosted its offer to $82 a share to create a global giant in the chip-making sector, a deal worth some $146 billion...

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  • 'Pokemon Go' Rayquaza Event: New Legendary Raid Boss Coming Friday
'Pokemon Go' Rayquaza Event: New Legendary Raid Boss Coming Friday

Another batch of Pokemon out of the Hoenn region are about to hit Pokemon GO . Though a full list of new Pokemon was not shared in the blog post itself, we do know the likes of Altaria, Metagross, Salamence, Tropius, Pelipper, Beldum and Bagon will all appear.

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  • First Modern Britons Had 'Dark To Black' Skin, Scientists Find
First Modern Britons Had 'Dark To Black' Skin, Scientists Find

As per the scientists, the Cheddar lived more than 10,000 years ago, had brown hair, blue eyes and dark to black skin. The Cheddar Man is named after Cheddar Gorge , a location in Somerset, in England, where cheddar cheese was first popularized.

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  • ESPN's streaming service will cost $4.99, debut in spring
ESPN's streaming service will cost $4.99, debut in spring

The House of Mouse, however, missed Wall Street estimates with a revenue increase of 4% to US$15.4 billion. Disney shares closed higher in the US Tuesday, with after-hours activity also placing the stock in the green, Wednesday, as the media company posted upbeat - if mixed - results.

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  • Pixel & Pixel XL Owners Have Sued Google for Their Ongoing Mic Defects
Pixel & Pixel XL Owners Have Sued Google for Their Ongoing Mic Defects

A large part of what makes the cameras on the Pixel work is the use of Google's terrific AI and machine learning software so much so that the flagships are able to capture great bokesh without needing a dual camera setup as the general trend int he industry.

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  • Samsung And Roku Smart TVs Vulnerable To Hacking Alleges Consumer Reports
Samsung And Roku Smart TVs Vulnerable To Hacking Alleges Consumer Reports

Without much effort, a hacker could take control of a flawed smart TV , change channels, mess with the volume, install apps and play inappropriate content from those apps. The actual act of changing the settings is easy, he adds, but most consumers never bother with fiddling with menu changes. Software companies that are integrated into thes...

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