• Kia tops new car quality survey for second straight year
Kia tops new car quality survey for second straight year

The survey questioned 80,000 owners of 2017 model year vehicles about the problems they had in the first 90 days of ownership. The good news: 27 of 32 brands ranked in the survey showed an improvement in quality, with the Big Three brands doing better than import brands for a second straight year.

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  • Second Game Ever To Do This: Minecraft Will Support Cross-Console Play
Second Game Ever To Do This: Minecraft Will Support Cross-Console Play

Amid Microsoft finally unveiling the Xbox One X , more commonly tagged pre-E3 as Project Scorpio, Minecraft fans also got their share of news, with the game now available for cross-play across any device. On the other hand, those with the "Bedrock" version will simply go by " Minecraft ". The developers have done a special version of the ...

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  • Apple Now Allows Users to Tip with In-App Purchases
Apple Now Allows Users to Tip with In-App Purchases

Apple will impose limits on how many times apps may present a pop-up to ask you to review them on the App Store , 9to5Mac reported . In response to the new policy, Chinese companies behind popular apps such as Jinri Toutiao, Zhihu and Yingke have all changed the way customers tip through the latest versions of their Apps.

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  • Siri, speakers and software: Highlights from the Apple show
Siri, speakers and software: Highlights from the Apple show

And Apple will have a new "do not disturb" mode for driving. When users get paid, they receive the money in their new Apple Pay Cash account. Other iOS highlights include the ability to send friends money via Apple Pay and a fully redesigned App Store , which Apple said would aid discovery.

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  • Apple Joins Smart-Speaker Race With Music-Focused 'HomePod'
Apple Joins Smart-Speaker Race With Music-Focused 'HomePod'

Apple HomePod is the smart speaker that wants to be at the center of your home audio experience, and that's great news for iPhone and iPad users. Apple's been lagging behind in terms of professional-quality hardware in recent years , with its last high-performance desktop model, the MacPro, landing with a thud back in 2013.

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  • Blow to Donald Trump as USA jobs growth slows down
Blow to Donald Trump as USA jobs growth slows down

An alternative measure of joblessness that takes into account discouraged workers and the underemployed fell to 8.4 percent, its lowest reading since November 2007. Despite the big miss in payrolls, analysts said this would not necessarily derail the Federal Reserve from raising interest rates this month. Against the yen, the dollar fell from one-w...

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  • Apple's Siri-powered smart speaker will reportedly debut next month
Apple's Siri-powered smart speaker will reportedly debut next month

We're learning a bit more about Apple's alleged Siri speaker as the rumor mill heats up before the company's annual developer conference . Introducing a speaker would serve two main purposes: providing a hub to automate appliances and lights via Apple's HomeKit system, and establishing a bulwark inside the home to lock customers more tightly...

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  • Trump vows crackdown over leaked Manchester details
Trump vows crackdown over leaked Manchester details

The government said almost 1,000 soldiers were deployed Wednesday instead of police in high-profile sites in London and other locations. Speaking on Wednesday afternoon, Greater Manchester Chief Constable Ian Hopkins said: "I think it's very clear that this is a network that we are investigating".

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  • Ariana Grande returns to U.S. following Manchester bombing
Ariana Grande returns to U.S. following Manchester bombing

The force, known as Rada, detained the brother Hashem Abedi, who was born in 1997, on Tuesday evening on suspicion of links to Islamic State , spokesman Ahmed Bin Salem said. Although the LIFG disbanded, Haroun says the father belongs to the Salafi Jihadi movement, the most extreme sect of Salafism and from which al Qaeda and the Islamic State of ...

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  • 'Angel of Manchester': 'I heard children shouting for their dad'
'Angel of Manchester': 'I heard children shouting for their dad'

The disgusting terrorist attack left at least 22 people dead , a lot of them under the age of 18, while over 50 others were injured. Another said: "Wonderful people of Manchester using #RoomForManchester to help those in need". -If you live in the Greater Manchester Area, you could consider giving blood. The Good Samaritan was soon inundate...

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  • Should You Buy Or Sell QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) On Analyst Concensus?
Should You Buy Or Sell QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) On Analyst Concensus?

Also, EVP Cristiano R. Amon bought 18,815 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Friday, February 3rd. Berkshire Asset Management LLC PA boosted its position in QUALCOMM by 24.3% in the third quarter. The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX) earnings have risen with a quarterly rate of 10.9% over the last 5 years. With 4.62 million avg v...

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  • Apple Music starts charging for three-month trials in three countries
Apple Music starts charging for three-month trials in three countries

Cupertino continued to offer this free trial service until date but now seems to be monetising the same as well. It had planned to avoid royalty payments to artists during its free trials, - something it reversed after Taylor Swift took umbrage with it.

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  • Evan Blass leaked Motorola's 2017 Moto line-up online
Evan Blass leaked Motorola's 2017 Moto line-up online

Knowing Motorola's ability to provide reliable and frequent updates to their line-up we expect the C range to be a great addition to the fleet of handsets now under the Moto banner. Motorola announced two variants of the Moto C , one which comes with a 3G connection at Euro 89 (around Rs 6,200) and the second variant comes with a 4G option priced ...

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  • Ransomware Cyber-Attack A Wake-Up Call
Ransomware Cyber-Attack A Wake-Up Call

Some ransomware does also sometimes targets backup files, though. This means that it gets into your computer and looks for other computers to try and spread itself as far and wide as possible. In one instance, the cyber attack prevented people from receiving hospital care. A message will appear onscreen with a ransom demand, countdown timer and ...

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  • 5 ways to become a smaller target for ransomware hackers
5 ways to become a smaller target for ransomware hackers

Wainwright said earlier on British TV that the attack was "unprecedented" in its reach, with more than 200,000 victims in at least 150 countries. (AP Photo/Paul White). "We will get a decryption tool eventually, but for the moment, it's still a live threat and we're still in disaster recovery mode", Europol director Rob Wainwright told CNN's Be...

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  • HTC sets mid-June for its U11 India lift-off
HTC sets mid-June for its U11 India lift-off

Specs: The main upgrades for the HTC U11 include a bigger 5.5-inch screen and a more powerful and efficient processor in the form of Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 835. It is one of the best distinguishing features of HTC U phones. However, while Google Assistant will come pre-loaded on the U11, Alexa will arrive via Google Play in July.

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  • Say it ain't so: Amazon Echo will soon play ads
Say it ain't so: Amazon Echo will soon play ads

For example, we recently announced that Microsoft and Harman recently teamed up to release a speaker featuring Cortana and Skype, which also will allow you to make calls to anyone using Skype, as well as landline phones . Unfortunately, solutions don't get much better beyond that. Alexa App: The Alexa App is compatible with Fire OS, Android,...

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  • Google warns of phishing scam that impersonates Google Docs
Google warns of phishing scam that impersonates Google Docs

Google offers a two-factor authentication set up on Gmail that adds an extra layer of security to the users' accounts. If you receive an email from someone asking you to open a Google Doc - don't open it. Next, you should change your password. This attack is so tricky that it takes advantage of Google's legitimate tool for sharing data wit...

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  • Facebook posts $3 bn profit in Q1
Facebook posts $3 bn profit in Q1

On average, 37 analysts polled by Thomson Reuters estimated earnings of $1.12 per share for the quarter. The company has managed an impressive $8.03 Billion in revenue and has also recorded a 4.3 percent increase in its user numbers, leaving it very close to the awesome, 2 Billion user milestone.

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  • This Video Shows Nintendo Switch VR Is Already Possible
This Video Shows Nintendo Switch VR Is Already Possible

The 3DS saw a 7% increase from the previous year, with Pokemon Go leading a bulk of those sales. Pokémon Sun and Moon sold a whopping 15.44m copies, while Super Mario Maker for 3DS sold 2.34. But what if some of those games that might be better suited to bolster your new platform are being put on your aging "other" platform that, while very succe...

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  • NFL Draft 2017: Worker falls 30 feet while working on stage
NFL Draft 2017: Worker falls 30 feet while working on stage

Looking back at 70-plus years of Niners history, let's compile a seven-round NFL Draft selecting the top 49ers player taken in each round. In summation, the first four spots on the 2017 draft board are now occupied by teams that either don't need a running back at all or don't need a running back with this high of a selection.

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  • 'Facebook killer' Steve Stephens found dead after auto chase
'Facebook killer' Steve Stephens found dead after auto chase

Restaurant owner Thomas DuCharme Jr. tells the Erie Times-News that workers tried to "buy some time for the cops" and told Stephens his order of fries was delayed. She said the chase slowed suddenly from 50 miles per hour to about 20 miles per hour when the road narrowed from four lanes to two. State police Major William Teper Jr.

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  • Vettel revving up with revived Ferrari
Vettel revving up with revived Ferrari

Vettel admitted he was slightly concerned trailing Mercedes by nearly half a second in qualifying Saturday but added that "something deep down told me that we have a good auto and we can do well". "I don't know what happened to them but I was expecting them to be faster in the race", said Vettel. But a slow stop for the Finn forced Hamilton to back...

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  • Raspberry Pi 3 gets Microsoft Cortana with Windows 10 Creators Update
Raspberry Pi 3 gets Microsoft Cortana with Windows 10 Creators Update

Microsoft announced that it was working on this support late a year ago, and showed Windows 10 running natively on a Snapdragon 820 processor. This would mean that there is no support for the mid range processors like 410 and the 430. For example, in 2016, Microsoft started shipping 1607, aka Anniversary Update, on August 2, but waited nine d...

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  • Comcast Can Be A Mobile Threat in the Long Term
Comcast Can Be A Mobile Threat in the Long Term

To cover customers, Comcast plans to partner with Verizon's 4G LTE network along with more than 15 million Xfinity wifi hotspots to provide the coverage. This is the same Comcast , by the way, that constantly ranks among the worst companies in the nation. If a customer moves out of range of a Comcast hotspot, the user's Internet connection w...

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