Irma headed for an all-but-certain collision with southern Florida after devastating the Caribbean islands and swiping at Cuba as it threatens to become the most expensive storm in U.S. history. With top winds of 155 miles (249 kilometers) an hour, the life-threatening storm swelled in size, meaning most of Florida...
Apple is officially hosting its iPhone 8 event on September 12. The company just sent invites out to press with a note: "Let's meet at our place. Please join us for the first-ever event at the Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino." That would mean this is the first event at...
iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus remained the world's most popular smartphones in the second quarter, ahead of Samsung's newer Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, according to market research firm Strategy Analytics. Apple shipped an estimated 16.9 million iPhone 7 units and 15.1 million iPhone 7 Plus units worldwide in the quarter,...
According to the latest report Microsoft shares are falling in part because the company gave declining profit margin guidance for the next fiscal year during its mid July earnings report. Cowen predicts the worries are overstated and the software giant will report profitability above expectations. Microsoft has outperformed the market this...
Google recently updated the "Feed" portion of its mobile app, which now looks more like Facebook's News Feed The company also rolled out "SOS' tools" to help users in crisis, as does Facebook's Safety mode Google is also pushing marketing notifications to users of its desktop Gmail application...
You wanted to use Find My Friends with your Android friends? Or Trusted Contacts with iPhone owners who still refuse to switch to your favorite mobile operating system? Well, Google fixed that with a Trusted Contacts update that will now let you share your location across platforms. Think of...
The war between AI and humanity may be a long a way off, but the war between tech billionaire and tech billionaire is only just beginning. Today on Twitter, Elon Musk dismissed Mark Zuckerberg’s understanding of the threat posed by artificial intelligence as “limited,” after the Facebook founder disparaged...
It was a memorable milestone for Roger Federer, who became the first man in the history of the Wimbledon Championships to lift the title eight times. But it was not a memorable final. What we will remember is the despair of Marin Cilic, who came in carrying a damaged left...
First came a half-hour of trash talk, cursing and ridiculous showmanship on Thursday night before 13,165 cheering fans at Barclays Center in Brooklyn as Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor roared through a profanity-filled, over-the-top commercial for their Aug. 26 junior middleweight megafight at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Floyd...
It might not seem like much on the surface, but Hyperloop is hailing its 70 mph, 315-foot test run as a “Kitty Hawk moment.” The high-speed tube transportation company, which aims to one day whisk people between cities at airline-like speeds, says it made history recently with a successful test run...