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Blizzard Announces Free-To-Play Weekend For Overwatch, Begins September 9

This includes all the heroes and every map with every mode. The free period begins on at 11 am PT on September 9 and concludes at 4 PM PT on the 12th for Americans. For Xbox One, its about 15GB. As we've seen with other team-based titles, players tak...

European Union orders Apple to repay 13 bln euros to Ireland

The European island offers the lure of minimal regulation and significantly lower corporate tax rates (12.5% vs. 35% in the U.S.), a major reason why top USA tech companies - including Apple , Google , Amazon , Facebook , Yahoo, Microsoft, Twitt...

Benghazi emails involving Clinton recovered by FBI

Her campaign also objected to an AP tweet that stated "more than half those who met Clinton as Cabinet secretary gave money to Clinton Foundation" and linked to the analysis. Band sought to arrange for the crown prince of Bahrain to meet with Hillar...

Judge orders release of 15000 fresh Hillary Clinton emails

Many programs like BleachBit use what's known as Department of Defense (DOD) overwrite protocols. Just how effective does Gowdy think BleachBit is? The agency has pledged to release the approximately 14,900 documents and State Department ...

Talks with Pakistan only after terror ends: S. Jaishankar

The 19 August letter seemed to ignore the points made by India in its first letter, which was handed to Chaudhry on 17 August. At a corps commanders' conference on August 9, top Pakistan army officers said the terrorist threat was transforming beca...

Android Nougat rolls out for Nexus

Older Nexus devices like the Nexus 5 and the Nexus 7 (2013) are not receiving the Nougat update. Headline features of Nougat include multi-window support, direct reply, Doze power management, and a new update system that cuts the notoriously sl...

First No Man's Sky patch lands - this is what it fixes

We've written before about how hard it can be to get a refund from Sony for a downloaded game, even in cases of fraud and theft. The author of the original piece contacted Sony for a comment, and was told that players who get a refund for No Man's...

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Retro Studios Not Working On 'Metroid Prime 4'

MercurySteam is remaking Metroid II for 3DS. For more on the game, check out IGN's hands-on preview for Metroid: Samus Returns . As with Yoshi , the game will release next...

Cavaliers extend NBA finals after ending Warriors' perfect run

Kevin Durant scored 35 points but the Warriors could never slow down the Cavs and missed their chance for the NBA's first flawless postseason. Later in the third quarter, whi...

'Star Wars Battlefront 2' Gameplay Trailer

In the latest footage, the Clone Army attempts to retake the city from the battle droids, only to find Darth Maul waiting to tear them apart. The first lot will include Last Jedi...

Apple to end 32-bit app support on macOS

That means that when you perform a Spotlight search, relevant emails will show up at the top. The last feature noted on Apple's Web page about High Sierra mentions iCloud stora...

Apple debuts HomePod speaker to bring Siri into the living room

It will allow users to automatically block auto-play videos by detecting videos that shouldn't be playing when you open a webpage to read an article, for example. But Siri voice ...

Apple shows off new iPads in promo video

The iMac range now starts at Rs. 90,900 for the 21.5-inch non-Retina model, a price drop of Rs. 1,000, though you do get newer internals. You can buy a new MacBook Pro direc...

Apple announces iOS 11 with Better UI, Smarter Siri

The promo text can be used to promote temporary deals or new content that doesn't otherwise require an app update . Similarly, CoreML is an API for developers that'll allow them...

Apple wants to rock the market with HomePod, faces challenges

Apple-designed upward-facing woofer, paired with the custom A8 chip , enables bass management through real-time software modeling that ensures the speaker delivers the deepest and...

Apple Updates MacBook Lineup with Kaby Lake Processors

Some might still find the MacBook a tad expensive for what it has to offer, especially considering that comparable Windows notebooks with similar specs are more affordable, but ...

Apple's making an Amazon Echo competitor called 'HomePod'

It also has a "Musicologist" feature for streaming Apple Music through commands barked at Siri , as well as being able to answer queries about the song playing, such as 'who i...

Special Reports

Cavs ignore last year's comeback after another 0-2 hole

That built on the extreme pace of Game 1 , which was 102.5. Despite rumors of his return swirling around Warriors practice on Saturday, Kerr's status remained a mystery until ...

Apple gears up for big announcements at WWDC

As announced by Apple , the WWDC 2017 keynote is due to begin at 6pm on Monday 5 June 2017 for those of us in the United Kingdom , while USA residents will have to get up a l...

Apple is giving the iPhone a 'Do Not Disturb While Driving' feature

In a nod to Amazon streaming fans, Apple is also bringing Amazon Prime to its Apple TV app . Beyond Siri , the operating system uses machine learning to power a number ...

Cavs try to adjust on both ends after Game 1 beating

Golden State was on a completely different level as it looks to revenge last season's meltdown against Cleveland in the Finals. Meanwhile, Cleveland, after finishing second-to-la...

Worldwide cyber-attack "Wannacry"

This ransomware attack should work as an eye-opener. Late Friday, Microsoft took the unusual step of making patches that protect older systems against WannaCry , including Win...

French researchers find last-ditch cure to unlock WannaCry files

Hospitals should also look into public key infrastructure (PKI) digital certificates, Jason Sabin , CSO at DigiCert, a security certification company located in Lehi, Utah, said i...

FCC Starts Clock on Undoing Obama-Era Net Neutrality Rules

FCC Starts Clock on Undoing Obama-Era Net Neutrality Rules

Yet Thursday's vote does not mean current net neutrality rules have been repealed just yet. Upon taking over as FCC chair when Donald Trump became president, Commissioner Ajit Pai...

U.S. should take some of blame for massive cyberattack, Chinese media says

The hacking tool at work was originally developed by the U.S. National Security Agency, before it leaked online earlier this year. It said that the USA had "no credible evidence...

Spurs Return to Western Conference Finals

Spurs Return to Western Conference Finals

Hyperbole? Maybe. But then again, Harden was that bad. The Spurs routed the Rockets by 39 points in Thursday's series-clinching victory without injured Kawhi Leonard , who ...