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The NBA is creating its own eSports league for the basketball game NBA 2K

 The rise in popularity of eSports has mainly been focused around leagues that play games like League of Legends, Dota and Counter-Strike – all games that aren’t actually sports-related. But eSports games that are modeled after actua.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchFeb 9th, 2017

Five to Try: Super Mario Run finally arrives, and Samsung unpacks its Galaxy S8 event app

Nintendo's on-the-go adventure headlines a fresh batch of Android releases......»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News29 min. ago

De Grisogono Offers You a ‘Botler’

The jewelry house has created a Facebook Messenger application that gives advice on St. Moritz, Switzerland, one of its founder’s favorite destinations......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News45 min. ago

How to Log Off of Facebook Forever, With All Its Perks and Pitfalls

Closing your social media accounts can help protect your privacy, but it can also mean cutting yourself off from friends, family and opportunity......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News45 min. ago

YouTube to help gamers build their audiences

The company signs a new deal with FaceIt, one of the leading eSports platforms......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News1 hr. 21 min. ago

AUO completes largest rooftop PV system in Taiwan

TFT-LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) has completed a PV system established on roofs of two large buildings at its factory in northern Taiwan and the PV system, occupying roof area of 85,000 square meters and having installation capacity of 9.87MWp,.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News3 hr. 5 min. ago

Shanghai QST enjoys robust MEMS sensor shipments

MEMS sensor startup Shanghai Quality Sensor Technology (QST) saw its shipments jump five-fold in 2016 compared to the previous year, driven by the fast-growing market for accelerators, gyroscopes and other MEMS sensors, according to Joseph Xie, found.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News3 hr. 5 min. ago

Uber finally agrees to reveal diversity data

Uber Technologies has agreed to provide next month its diversity data, which it had earlier declined to make public.Representatives of the ride hailing company will disclose the information at the PUSHTech2020 summit on April 19 in Silicon Valley......»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News5 hr. 21 min. ago

Audio IC firm C-Media 2016 profits fall to 3-year low

C-Media Electronics, a Taiwan-based fabless firm specializing in audio chips, saw its net profits fall to a three-year low of NT$66.93 million (US$2.2 million) in 2016. EPS for the year came to NT$0.86......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News5 hr. 21 min. ago

Tencent 2016 net profit up 42.4% on year

China-based Internet service provider Tencent Holdings has released its financial report for the fourth quarter of 2016, with net profit of CNY41.447 (US$6.24 billion) for 2016 increasing 42.4% on year, according to the company......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News5 hr. 21 min. ago

China Mobile 2016 net profit up 0.2% on year

The largest China-based mobile telecom carrier China Mobile on March 23 released its financial report for 2016, recording consolidated revenues of CNY708.421 billion (US$106.7 billion), increasing 6% on year, EBITDA (earnings before interest, tax, de.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News5 hr. 21 min. ago

Lenovo plans to offer 3-5 Mods smartphone accessories a quarter

Lenovo plans to launch 3-5 devices of its Mods family products a quarter to promote sales of its Moto Z series smartphones as well as the ecosystem built on the Mods modularized accessories, according to William Tsai, Asia Pacific sales director at L.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News5 hr. 21 min. ago

Nintendo expects to ship 20 million Switch devices in first year

Nintendo estimates shipments of the Switch in its first year at 20 million units, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers, adding that they have a conservative estimate of shipping at least 10 million units in the first year......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News5 hr. 21 min. ago

Micromax Launches Spark Vdeo In India For Rs 4,499

Home grown smartphone company Micromax has recently launched its new installment in the Vdeo series of smartphones, dubbed as the Spark Vdeo, for a price tag of Rs 4,499. The smartphone comes to the market as the follow up of Vdeo 3 and Vdeo 4 smartp.....»»

Category: topSource:  techtreeRelated News6 hr. 29 min. ago

Proposed NFL rule change could put Microsoft Surface front and center on replays

The marketers at Microsoft might be getting a huge break next season as NFL officials are considering a rule change that would greatly benefit the company's Surface promotional partnership with the league. The post Proposed NFL rule change could put.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 29 min. ago

Twitter considers enhanced version of TweetDeck for professionals

Twitter has started surveying users to check their interest in a new enhanced version of its TweetDeck product, raising the possibility that the company is considering a paid version of its service.The move by Twitter comes in the wake of its almo.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News8 hr. 21 min. ago

Two guys trespassing an NBA player"s yard is now a judgmental meme

*New meme alert* A screenshot of a video created by viral stars Nick Joseph and Dan Rue has become the newest meme to send to your friends when you're judging them hard, but also very concerned about their choices: When you like one picture and they.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News9 hr. 36 min. ago

Google "can"t guarantee" ads won"t appear by offensive content, Eric Schmidt says

Google can't say for certain that ads placed with its various massive platforms won't end up near an offensive video or website. At least that's the opinion of Eric Schmidt, chairman of Google's parent company, Alphabet, and the most prominent public.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News9 hr. 36 min. ago

YouTube Advertiser Exodus Highlights Perils of Online Ads

A web giant promises to tighten its safeguards to avoid pairing ads with offensive content, but advertisers are not convinced......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News9 hr. 37 min. ago

WikiLeaks" latest leak reveals alleged CIA exploits for Mac and iPhone [Updated]

New documents reveal possible ways the spy agency gained access to Apple laptops, desktops and phones. Update: Apple has sent us a statement regarding the latest WikiLeaks revelations. The company says its initial assessments show the alleged i.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News10 hr. 21 min. ago

Hisense 4K TV does Quantum Dot tech for way less

Hisense’s 2017 TV range kicks off with some big improvements, including quantum dot technology. Following on from its impressive 4K ULED Series 7 TVs from last year, Hisense has kicked things up a notch in 2017 by announcing two new series i.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News10 hr. 21 min. ago