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European Commission Investigating Valve Over Steam’s Geo-Blocking

02/03/2017, There is a good reason why region-locking games/consoles is starting to become a thing of the past. Even Nintendo who has been known to region-lock their consoles and games have done away with that practice with the upcoming Switch console. However on the...

Snapchat’s Parent Company Files For A $3 Billion IPO

02/03/2017, Pretty much ever since the app launched, Snapchat was known as Snapchat, but last year the company decided to rebrand itself where the app would continue to be known as Snapchat, but the company would be known as Snap. This seemed to indicate grander...

Interview With Shunsuke Aoki / Yukai Engineering (Japan)

02/03/2017, I’ve met a lot of interesting people in Japan, and Shunsuke Aoki is among them. He is the CEO of Yukai Engineering, Inc, a hardware/robot development company most known for the BOCCO family robot that we covered during CEATEC Japan, including the...

Mozilla Calls It Quits On Firefox OS

02/03/2017, Mozilla is a company that many probably know for its Firefox browser. However in recent times the company has tried to expand beyond the browser by launching Firefox OS, which initially debuted as a smartphone platform that was designed to compete against...

AT&T 5G Network Will Be Rolled Out In These Two Cities

02/02/2017, The country’s second largest carrier has confirmed that it’s going to start rolling out its next-generation 5G network in two cities. At an event in San Francisco, the carrier confirmed that its “5G Evolution” network is going to...

Samsung May Establish Appliance Manufacturing Plant In The U.S.

02/02/2017, Samsung is reportedly thinking about setting up a new manufacturing plant in the United States for home appliances. It might do that in response to the threat of additional import taxes on products manufactured outside the country for consumers inside the...

Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Story Mode Confirmed

02/01/2017, Star Wars: Battlefront was greeted with high expectations at launch in 2015 but many fans were not happy with the fact that developer DICE decided to make it a multiplayer-only title. Some didn’t even like the multiplayer gameplay and found the game...

Tesla Motors Has Officially Changed Its Name

02/01/2017, Elon Musk’s car company is commonly referred to as Tesla but the company’s official name has been Tesla Motors for many, many years. The company today announced that its official title has now been changed. Tesla Motors will henceforth be...

SpaceX May Soon Relaunch Used Falcon 9 Rocket

02/01/2017, SpaceX has been able to successfully land its Falcon 9 rocket after a mission on both land and sea. It has demonstrated multiple times that it’s capable of recovering a rocket but the company hasn’t reused one of those rockets for another...

Facebook Tweaks Its News Feed To Show More ‘Authentic’ Stories

02/01/2017, Facebook has been having a fake news problem for a while now, but it was only last year that it was discovered how much trouble it could be, so much so that the social network has been actively coming up with ways to combat it. It also doesn’t help that...

Bungie Files Trademark For ‘DestinyCon’

01/31/2017, While there are video game conferences held every year, with E3 probably being the biggest of them, sometimes developers prefer to hold their own events. A good example would be Blizzard and BlizzCon which has been an annual tradition for many years now....

SoundHound Wants To Take On Google And Amazon In AI

01/31/2017, When it comes to AI-based voice assistants, SoundHound actually arrived before Amazon’s Alexa with their Hound platform, which based on initial testing appears to be more than capable of holding its own. However it did not quite take off the same way as...