Hackers hold county files hostage

It does not appear that Charlotte's government was compromised by the ransomware, officials said . The county manager said that contrary to erroneous reports , the hackers are only demanding $23,000 in ransom to release the data - but the process... More..

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Spotify and Tencent announce cross-shareholding deal
by | Saturday, December 09, 2017

Spotify and Tencent announce cross-shareholding deal

TME is an early mover in authorized digital music and is the largest online music services company in China. According to the report issued by Bloomberg , YouTube is working its way up to introduce its mus...More..

Galaxy Note 8 Android 8.0 Oreo Update Available Early
by | Saturday, December 09, 2017

Galaxy Note 8 Android 8.0 Oreo Update Available Early

You'd do well to take that with a pinch of salt, though. All it does is get the beta users back on to the table channel without having to flash Android 8.0 Oreo manually. If you'd prefer not to see these speed ...More..

Exodus' Trailer Reveals Fall 2018 Release — Metro
by | Saturday, December 09, 2017

Exodus' Trailer Reveals Fall 2018 Release — Metro

Flee the shattered ruins of dead Moscow and embark on an epic, continent-spanning journey across post-apocalyptic Russian Federation in the greatest Metro adventure yet. Despite the new changes in temperature...More..

NHL Agrees to Consider Seattle Expansion Proposal
by | Saturday, December 09, 2017

NHL Agrees to Consider Seattle Expansion Proposal

The ability for the ceiling to rise by a minimum of $3 million is due to another increase in league revenues, which Bettman said is projected to hit around $4.85 billion this season, while hockey-related revenu...More..

Soul Calibur VI Trailer And Release Date 2018
by | Saturday, December 09, 2017

Soul Calibur VI Trailer And Release Date 2018

Since Soulcalibur 5, Bandai Namco re-released an HD version of Soulcalibur 2 and released Soulcalibur : Lost Swords, a free-to-play version of the game based on Soulcalibur 5. "The fast and kin...More..

Amazon Prime Video begins rolling out to the tvOS app store
by | Friday, December 08, 2017

Amazon Prime Video begins rolling out to the tvOS app store

To date, Amazon's video service has not been available on Apple TV, unlike other popular third-party services such as Netflix and Hulu. Google isn't happy that Amazon isn't listing Nest (a Google/Alphabet own...More..

Why Amazon and Google just can't get along
by | Friday, December 08, 2017

Why Amazon and Google just can't get along

Amazon and Apple launched the Amazon Prime Video on the Apple TV yesterday , this is one app that many people have been waiting for on the Apple TV . The newer Apple TV 4K was released in September ...More..

Uber Used Bug Bounty Cash To Pay Hacker To Keep Quiet
by | Friday, December 08, 2017

Uber Used Bug Bounty Cash To Pay Hacker To Keep Quiet

According to the publication's sources, Uber paid the hacker through a program created to reward security researchers reporting flaws in its software, the Uber's bug bounty service, which offers its platform to...More..

Airtel's new 4G pack is 30% cheaper than Reliance Jio
by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

Airtel's new 4G pack is 30% cheaper than Reliance Jio

The scenario seems to be a little different for the Rs 549 plan. Telecom network operator Vodafone launched a new plan to compete with Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio . In this plan of Airtel company is off...More..

Rethink that selfie with wild animals, warns Instagram
by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

Rethink that selfie with wild animals, warns Instagram

The message is a response to research conducted by WAP that shows a 292% increase in the number of wildlife selfies posted on Instagram since 2014. 'You are searching for a hashtag that may be associated w...More..

by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

Google launches two-wheeler mode in Google Maps for India

The route map has also been completely redesigned to suite the movement of the bike riders displaying real time congestion. Similar to that in cars, the two-wheeler mode too comes with voice assist in navigatio...More..

Storm Caroline to bring snow and 80mph winds to the UK
by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

Storm Caroline to bring snow and 80mph winds to the UK

A yellow "be aware" warning has also been issued for southern Scotland and the north of Northern Ireland between 6am and 6pm on Thursday. The wintry weather follows snow and cold temperatures experienced in p...More..

Sony's highly anticipated God of War PS4 release date leaked
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Sony's highly anticipated God of War PS4 release date leaked

A new main weapon and new abilities retain the defining spirit of God of War while presenting a vision of violent conflict that forges new ground in the genre. They've historically preferred either Tuesdays o...More..

Hunt to Facebook: 'Stay away from my kids'
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Hunt to Facebook: 'Stay away from my kids'

Messenger Kids is an app aimed at users younger than 13, the minimum age at which people are allowed to sign up for a regular Facebook account . The rules for traditional Facebook services will not change. I...More..

Chipmaker Dialog plunges further on fears Apple could go it alone
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Chipmaker Dialog plunges further on fears Apple could go it alone

The analyst furthers suggest that Dialog would maintain a relationship with Apple, but would no longer be the "single source " for power management chips. Imagination was sold off following that in two differe...More..

Choose your favorite Instagram Stories from your Archive to create Stories Highlights
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Choose your favorite Instagram Stories from your Archive to create Stories Highlights

Stories Highlights is a new part of your profile where you can express more of who you are through stories you've shared. Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as t...More..

IPhone X, unlocked and SIM-free, arrives in US
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

IPhone X, unlocked and SIM-free, arrives in US

This version gives the freedom of activating the phone at any local or global carrier by simply getting a SIM card from your desired operator. In addition, you are not tied to any particular carrier, and are fr...More..

Here's when you can play Destiny 2: Curse of Osiris
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Here's when you can play Destiny 2: Curse of Osiris

You can pick up the expansion pass for Destiny for less than £30 on Amazon - this would include this DLC and a future expansion. That's also when Curse of Osiris pre-order customers can begin downloading ...More..

Apple Pay Cash service now activated for most users
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Apple Pay Cash service now activated for most users

The new update also adds Apple Pay Cash and fast wireless charging to devices that support them. Last week was a really bad week for Apple , with both iOS and macOS falling victim to high profile bugs. A...More..

Google Doodle celebrates 50 years of kids coding
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Google Doodle celebrates 50 years of kids coding

This unique doodle is Google's first-ever coding doodle to celebrate the computer science education week (CSEdWeek) and also mark 50 years of kids coding languages. The bunny game relies on Scratch , a c...More..

Ontario PD investigating disturbing video of boy throwing cat onto street
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Ontario PD investigating disturbing video of boy throwing cat onto street

The Ontario police station released a statement on Twitter on Saturday night saying that the cat, whose name is Spot, survived the horrific ordeal. The video, which has gone viral , is reportedly no longer...More..

Did you see the supermoon?
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Did you see the supermoon?

The moon rises over a building in Netanya, Israel, Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017. You nearly feel as though you could reach out, grab the glowing orb, and drop it into your coffee cup. Two more will be visible in Januar...More..

Facebook launches parent-controlled Messenger app for kids
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Facebook launches parent-controlled Messenger app for kids

Messenger Kids is launching in preview today for iPhone and iPad users in the us and will be targeting 6 to 13-year-olds with a child-friendly alternative to the main Messenger app. However, several reports h...More..

Buckeyes, college football fans snubbed in playoff choice
by | Monday, December 04, 2017

Buckeyes, college football fans snubbed in playoff choice

The emergence of Bryant has helped push the Tigers back into the College Football Playoff. Alabama's inclusion also means the playoff has not included a two-loss team in each of its first four seasons. The Cr...More..