• Travis Kalanick Has Resigned His Role As Uber CEO
Travis Kalanick Has Resigned His Role As Uber CEO

The letter, entitled "Moving Uber Forward", was delivered to Kalanick in Chicago and demanded an immediate change in leadership. The New York Times reported Kalanick was facing intense pressure from Uber's investors. They also think the board will strongly consider a female candidate, given recent criticism of Uber's lack of diversity. Ka...

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  • Ferrari Snatches International Engine of The Year Award in Four Categories
Ferrari Snatches International Engine of The Year Award in Four Categories

In the 488 GTB , the 3,902cc V8 puts out 670hp at 8,000rpm, and 760Nm at 3,000rpm. Tesla's all-electric powertrain from the Model X and Model S was adjudged victor in this category. In total, there are 13 categories in the awards, with the latest addition being the Electric Powertrain category. Porsche's 2-litre flat-four found in the 718 Bo...

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  • Acura is bringing a 500-horsepower TLX to 2017 Pikes Peak
Acura is bringing a 500-horsepower TLX to 2017 Pikes Peak

The 500-hp TLX is based on the 2018 TLX A-Spec. Speaking to Autocar at a demo run of the 4-Motor Acura EV Concept Pikes Peak machine, Honda R&D chief Sekino Yosuke suggested that the powertrain could be used in a production auto. Like the other hill-climb cars, the GT's twin-turbo V-6 has been remapped to handle elevation changes. But if ...

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  • Earnings Analysis of: Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI)
Earnings Analysis of: Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI)

Merck now has $180.93B valuation. Comparatively, ATVI posted earnings of $0.4 per share in the same quarter, a year earlier. Vetr raised shares of Activision Blizzard from a "buy" rating to a "strong-buy" rating and set a $65.85 target price on the stock in a research note on Thursday, June 15th.

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  • Paradox Bringing Pillars of Eternity & Cities: Skylines to Consoles in August
Paradox Bringing Pillars of Eternity & Cities: Skylines to Consoles in August

The game has been refined and optimized for play on a controller, and the new Edition will include the base game, bundled together with the After Dark expansion, allowing players to plan and design for their cities' nightlife and tourist attractions.

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  • What Do Analysts Say About Weatherford International plc (WFT)
What Do Analysts Say About Weatherford International plc (WFT)

Howard Weil maintained the stock with "Sector Perform" rating in Friday, May 6 report. The firm has "Neutral" rating by Goldman Sachs given on Thursday, April 13. Redlick David E sold $1,764 worth of stock. 284 shares valued at $18,538 were sold by ZELLER THOMAS J on Friday, March 3. The Factory Mutual Insurance Company holds 1.01 million shares w...

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  • Microsoft's Xbox One X 4K Game Console Due Nov. 7 At $500
Microsoft's Xbox One X 4K Game Console Due Nov. 7 At $500

Whether the Xbox One X will help Microsoft gain an edge is still unclear. The Xbox One X is here. Spencer touted his console's superior GPU, CPU, RAM, and while those are facts, it is also a fact that Xbox One S is nowhere in the same league as PlayStation 4 Pro.

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  • Uber to allow tips for drivers in reversal of longstanding policy
Uber to allow tips for drivers in reversal of longstanding policy

For now, only riders in Minneapolis , Seattle and Houston will have the option to tip their drivers , though the company has promised a nationwide rollout in the United States by the end of July . But for other drivers tips are not enough. The $68 billion startup has been roiled by a series of crises in recent months, ranging from sexua...

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  • Scandal-Ridden Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Forced To Resign!
Scandal-Ridden Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Forced To Resign!

Uber , which is the world's richest venture-backed startup, valued at some $68 billion, operates in dozens of countries despite problems with regulators in many jurisdictions and protests from established taxi operators. At the same time , though, Uber was forced to admit in public that it loses a fortune . 2011: Uber expanded to New York...

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  • From Spain: Cristiano Ronaldo no longer wants to leave Real Madrid
From Spain: Cristiano Ronaldo no longer wants to leave Real Madrid

Ronaldo has informed Real Madrid that he wants to leave the club this summer after being charged with a €14.7m tax fraud by Spanish authorities. Perez said Madrid were not looking to replace Navas or deputy Kiko Casilla. But Cope report that if the judge is of the view that Ronaldo has committed a criminal offence, the case would go to trial ...

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  • What Uber drivers in LA think of Travis Kalanick's resignation
What Uber drivers in LA think of Travis Kalanick's resignation

But after months of scandal, Kalanick may have become an obstacle to Uber's efforts to move forward. Under pressure from investors, Kalanick resigned late on Tuesday. Uber faces other lawsuits filed by drivers over their pay and treatment, and Uber fired 20 employees for incidents involving discrimination, sexual harassment and other bad behaviour ...

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  • Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Launch Event Planned In August
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Launch Event Planned In August

Of course it is, and the price difference between the Galaxy S8 and the base OnePlus 5 is nothing to laugh at. The offers can even be combined for an even bigger discount. Aluminum build . Horizontal dual rear camera setup. Galaxy S8 Plus comes with an 8-megapixel selfie shooter. Similar offers on other smartphones include Samsung gal...

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

Power 2017 U.S. Initial Quality Study , (IQS) released today. Power's 2017 U.S. Initial Quality Study that was released Wednesday. It uses that information to send surveys to consumers who have leased or purchased a new vehicle for that given model year to report any problems they may have experienced in the first 90 days of ownership.

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  • Egypt's Sisi congratulates new Saudi Crown Prince in phone talk
Egypt's Sisi congratulates new Saudi Crown Prince in phone talk

The young Saudi Crown Prince also soared to the global front linking up the country with the rest of the world, including the United States that he visited many times. In the past two years, Prince Mohammed bin Salman has been the public face of change in the kingdom . Younger Saudis regard their ascent as evidence their generation is taking a...

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  • Intel drones and VR headed to 2018 Olympics
Intel drones and VR headed to 2018 Olympics

The Santa Clara, Calif. -based chip maker will provide drones, virtual reality, artificial intelligence and 360-degree video platforms to help capture Olympic events. Intel's addition take the number of Olympic TOP sponsors back up to 13. "We know these technologies will engage a younger demographic". "They're going to have access to Team USA athle...

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  • Design video explains nearly every OnePlus 5 detail
Design video explains nearly every OnePlus 5 detail

The world's largest smartphone maker expects it can start selling Galaxy Note8 from September by pushing up the unpacking ceremony for a head start in the premium league competition against Apple's much-hyped iPhone 8 series. The exchange scheme for Apple iPhone 7 is also applicable for its younger sibling too. Also, you can grab this ext...

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  • Drexel Hamilton Reaffirms Buy Rating for Snap Inc. (SNAP)
Drexel Hamilton Reaffirms Buy Rating for Snap Inc. (SNAP)

Big Picture: Snap's new "Maps" feature may not play well with users, and it likely won't help the company compete with Instagram. See the intro and then hit next. From there you can scroll around to see where friends are in your city or around the world. Enabling this mode means that your location wont be visible to anyone else on the map, a...

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  • YouTube lays out plan to fight extremist content on its platform
YouTube lays out plan to fight extremist content on its platform

It said videos that "contain inflammatory religious or supremacists content " will appear with a warning. Google will use "more engineering resources to apply our most advanced machine learning research to train new " content classifiers " to help us more quickly identify and remove such content".

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  • Uber's SVP of Business Emil Michael Just Left the Company
Uber's SVP of Business Emil Michael Just Left the Company

So far, the investigation into Uber's harassment policies has led to the firing of more than 20 employees . Company representatives said nothing Monday about Kalanick taking a leave of absence. "If Kalanick did leave, we think it would be very hard for him to come back", Mr Cakmak told Bloomberg . The Wall Street Journal reported on Sund...

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  • Microsoft defends Windows antivirus after Kaspersky complaint
Microsoft defends Windows antivirus after Kaspersky complaint

He said: "If AV software is protecting our customers, Windows Defender Antivirus will stay off". Microsoft alludes that it is entitled to disable incompatible AVs and turn Windows Defender, as this protects users from both security threats and OS crashes.

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  • Rockets trying to clear cap space to pursue top free agents
Rockets trying to clear cap space to pursue top free agents

The goal is to free up room to potentially make offers to Blake Griffin, Chris Paul and others. Harden accepted an extension last season that will pay him $91.4 million over the next three seasons. The Houston Rockets aren't standing pat after finishing as the No. 3 team in the Western Conference past year. Could Houston Rockets trade their key r...

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  • Uber driver cited $250 in Miami for not speaking English
Uber driver cited $250 in Miami for not speaking English

Miami-Dade County officials issued a memorandum in May 2016 with several requirements for ride-sharing drivers who wish to operate in the area, one of which stated that all ride-sharing drivers should be able to communicate in the English language.

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  • Web hosting company pays $1 million after Erebus ransomware attack
Web hosting company pays $1 million after Erebus ransomware attack

In an update posted on 14 June, Nayana revealed it was able to negotiate with the hackers , eventually lowering the ransom to 1.2 billion won (roughly $1m, £831,000) to be paid in three instalments. The company said it expects to recover 90 percent of the servers by the end of the month. It has also started recovering servers in batches, but...

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  • The iPhone was originally going to have a back button
The iPhone was originally going to have a back button

If it wasn't for one particular executive at Microsoft, whom Steve Jobs seemingly hated with a passion, Apple may never have created the iPhone or iPad. The unnamed Microsoft executive, who was apparently the husband of a friend of Jobs's wife Laurene Powell Jobs, continuously talked and bragged about Redmond-based company's plans for tablets and...

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  • Cities: Skylines Coming to PlayStation 4
Cities: Skylines Coming to PlayStation 4

Today, it was revealed that Paradox Interactive's popular city-building management sim, Cities: Skylines is heading to the PS4 later this year. Cities: Skylines , the prominent city builder by Paradox Interactive had its first foray into the console space back in April with its Xbox One Edition .

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  • Apple iPhone 8 to have a Secret Feature
Apple iPhone 8 to have a Secret Feature

Apple Inc ( Apple ) designs, manufactures and markets mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players, and a variety of related software, services, peripherals, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications.

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  • Virgin Mobile USA Goes iPhone Only, Offering Amazing Perks Too
Virgin Mobile USA Goes iPhone Only, Offering Amazing Perks Too

To get this deal, you'll need to purchase an iPhone (the cheapest is the SE at $279) and sign up for the Inner Circle Plan with AutoPay. Sprint's prepaid brand is offering a year of so-called "unlimited" data for $1 to users who buy an iPhone and port their number to the new Inner Circle plan by July 31, or to current Virgin users who upg...

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  • Samsung working on standalone Gear VR headset with 2000 ppi display
Samsung working on standalone Gear VR headset with 2000 ppi display

The Oculus Rift has a ppi of 461, same as that of the HTC Vive for each of its screens. The most common negative effect of using VR headsets is dizziness and nausea. However, it's very likely that it could be announced alongside the Galaxy Note 8, which is rumored to launch in August. This isn't actually the first time that Samsung's been rum...

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  • 76ers deal 2 picks for chance at Fultz
76ers deal 2 picks for chance at Fultz

The Celtics will receive the No. 3 pick in this draft, and the Los Angeles Lakers' 2018 first-rounder, to which the 76ers own the rights. With an additional pick in 2018 or 2019 as well, the cupboard continues to be stocked in Boston .

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  • Microsoft unveils their 4K console Xbox One X at E3 2017
Microsoft unveils their 4K console Xbox One X at E3 2017

Instead, Microsoft made a decision to focus on highlighting the device's powerful hardware: The Xbox One X , which was previously known under the code name " Project Scorpio ", features a 172MHz graphics processing engine capable of processing 6 teraflops.

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  • LA Noire Remastered Might Feature First Person, VR Mode - Rumor
LA Noire Remastered Might Feature First Person, VR Mode - Rumor

Noire could be getting a remaster according to rumours ( Via PCGamesN ). One such game is L.A. Noire, which is a detective game that originally launched in 2011. In addition, we have heard that a first person mode is planned to be added to all versions of the game. It was first reported back in January when noted Rockstar insider, Yan2295 said he...

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  • OnePlus 5 vs. OnePlus 3T - Should you wait for the OnePlus 5T?
OnePlus 5 vs. OnePlus 3T - Should you wait for the OnePlus 5T?

OnePlus 5 measures 7.25mm in girth, against the 7.4mm waistline in 3T. In this article, we will examine the features and internal specifications of the newly launched phone in detail. The OnePlus 5 is available in Slate Gray (64GB) and Midnight Black (128GB) color variants. As usual, the phone runs the firm's own Oxygen launcher and that's...

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  • Uncharted: The Lost Legacy E3 2017 extended gameplay walkthrough
Uncharted: The Lost Legacy E3 2017 extended gameplay walkthrough

And from the chat the two had, some interesting tidbits about the aforementioned game were provided, as well as about the Uncharted series in general. The upcoming standalone game will be available for $39.99 on August 22, but players who purchased Uncharted 4: A Thief's End Digital Deluxe Edition, Explorer's Pack , or the Triple Pack , will ...

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  • Unusual Volume Spotted in Vivint Solar, Inc. (NYSE:VSLR) Stock
Unusual Volume Spotted in Vivint Solar, Inc. (NYSE:VSLR) Stock

Therefore 29% are positive. For the current year the company's revenue estimates are $271.09 Million compared to low analyst estimates of $249.82 Million and high estimates of $308.6 Million according to 5 number of analysts. 23,518 are owned by Jane Street Gru Ltd Liability Corp. Invesco holds 0% of its portfolio in Vivint Solar Inc (NYSE:VSLR) ...

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  • Next Generation Of Lenovo Laptops Might Go Foldable
Next Generation Of Lenovo Laptops Might Go Foldable

The foldable laptop, an image of which was also shared on Lenovo's official Twitter account, is described by the company as the future of personalized computing. Even though the concept has no mouse, it does have space for a keyboard. While flexible display technology is certainly real, it might be a while before Lenovo is able to release such a ...

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