Stories about IT&Software

Mar 26 2017

Google hurries to mollify advertisers following backlash over YouTube ads

Matt Brittin, head of Google's European business, apologized this week to "our partners and advertisers who might have been affected by their ads appearing on controversi...

Mar 25 2017

Senate Votes To Undo Privacy Rules that Protect User Data

When Wheeler, an Obama appointee, left the FCC in January ahead of President Donald Trump's inauguration, Republican FCC commissioner Ajit Pai took his seat as chairm...

Mar 22 2017

Big Microsoft outage locks people out of Windows and Xbox accounts

Signing in, making purchases, using codes, and downloading items are all experiencing issues, along with the other Microsoft products listed above, and Xbox apps on smart...

Mar 17 2017

Microsoft's next Surface Book laptop could abandon its most radical feature

As anticipation is gradually building up, a slew of rumors and reports tried to paint a picture of what to expect and the latest ones hint at an interesting twist. Micr...

Mar 07 2017

Pakistan claims India's tallest flag an instrument for 'espionage'

Previously, Ranchi had the tallest national flag at 300 feet. The concrete base is 30 feet in length and 30 feet in breadth. The foundation is very strong and it is cap...

Mar 04 2017

People are already speedrunning Zelda: Breath of the Wild, with mixed results

For those of you who missed out on a pre-order copy, or who just don't want to play Zelda (though we can't imagine why), there are other titles to make that shiny new c...

Mar 02 2017

Twitter to police abuse in major shift

Finally, Twitter says it will be more transparent about any abuse complaints you make to the company. Twitter is still "playing catch-up", said Stephen Balkam, ...

Mar 02 2017

All-new 2018 Volvo XC60 will feature three new autonomous features

Ekholm went on to cite that in Sweden alone Volvo has seen a decline of 45 percent in rear-end frontal crashes thanks to its collision warning and autobrake system. "All ...

Mar 02 2017

FCC Chairman Pledges to Undo Net Neutrality Rules

MWC Ajit Pai - chairman of America's broadband watchdog, the FCC - has outlined his vision of data networks in the United States. In his speech, Pai criticized the way...

Feb 24 2017

Google's mixed reality tech shows faces behind VR headsets

Demonstrators may prance around on a stage or in a booth, but unless interested consumers try on headsets for themselves, they can not really experience the VR world on s...

Feb 23 2017

Microsoft launches Skype Lite with Aadhaar

Nadella said it will ensure Microsoft services support Aadhaar both for business-to-business and consumer services. He disclosed that Microsoft has built a new product ...

Feb 23 2017

Dragon Quest X's Japanese Release Target Revealed

Square Enix has also released some new screenshots and a brand new trailer for Dragon Quest Heroes II that can be viewed below. This edition will go for $59.99 and incl...

Feb 23 2017

High Court rules in favour of delaying Sky TV-Vodafone NZ merger

New Zealand's largest telco Spark's opposition to the proposed merger played out in the High Court yesterday with the Court ruling that Sky and Vodafone are prohibited fr...

Feb 23 2017

Britain donates $250 million to fight starvation in South Sudan, Somalia

The UN has formally declared a starvation in parts of South Sudan's Unity State. In that crisis, an estimated 260,000 people in Somalia died between October 2010 and ...

Feb 20 2017

Samsung chief Jay Lee arrested in graft probe

Like Lee, Park's confidante Choi was previously arrested and is awaiting trial, as is Samsung Electronics President Park Sang-jin. Lee had been questioned in January ...

Feb 18 2017

Sprint is revamping its own unlimited data plan, too

Each additional line runs $40, and customers can add an optional "Roam North America" feature that lets them call, text, and use data in Canada and Mexico for no addition...

Feb 17 2017

HTC is working on a new kind of mobile VR headset

Chia-ling Chang which is the company's CEO announced that HTC is getting ready to launch a brand new mobile VR headset. Chang did state, however, that the product would...

Feb 16 2017

Toyota Prius Prime Has Plans To Kill Off Prius Hybrid

Toyota last crossed a million-level milestone back in May 2016. Toyota has calculated that on December 31st, its global hybrid sales reached approximately 10,050,000 ca...

Feb 16 2017

Microsoft's Brad Smith calls for Digital Geneva Convention on cyberwarfare

Smith, who published his proposal, keynoted the RSA Conference 2017 in San Francisco Feb. 14. With the advent of the internet and the concept of cyber warfare, many in ...

Feb 14 2017

Dominican paper mistakenly runs Alec Baldwin photo as Trump in Israel article

The photo was instead "placed as if it was Trump", the paper explained, apologizing to readers and all those who were affected by the error. When this administration ...