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39 Big Games Still Coming Out in 2016

October is going to be busy!<p>We're a little more than halfway through the year, but there are still a ton of incredible games on the way. From …

Apple releases new betas for iOS, macOS, watchOS and yes, even tvOS

Dear developers, today is update day. Apple just released the third beta for the next major iteration of iOS, macOS, tvOS and watchOS — that’s a lot of megabytes. The third developer betas squash bugs and tweak new features as the final versions of these operating system updates will be released in …

'Largest-ever' new map of universe shows 1.2 million galaxies

A new map reveals our universe is more massive than we realize. Astronomers with the Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey (BOSS), a Sloan Digital …

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Arm Holdings confirms Softbank is buying the chip designer for £24.3B in cash in big IoT move

In the wake of the historic Brexit vote and the fall of the Pound, the UK is now witnessing its biggest-ever technology exit. Today, Arm Holdings confirmed that Japan’s Softbank Group has offered to pay £24.3 billion ($32 billion) in cash to acquire the company — known for its chip designs for …

Samsung’s Galaxy S7 and S7 edge are beating the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus in US sales

2016 seems to be doing all sorts of good to Samsung. Its pair of flagship smartphones, the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, are receiving accolades from both the specialized press (including us) and customers, and the momentum will probably be kept up come the Galaxy Note 7, a little over a month from …

Samsung made a limited edition Galaxy S7 Edge for the Olympics

The Galaxy S7 Edge is one of this year's best phones, so why not give it to some of the world's best athletes? Apparently the Batman phone wasn't enough, as Samsung is churning out yet another special edition of its curved smartphone — this time to celebrate the upcoming Olympic Games in Rio. This …

Trademark Filings Seemingly Confirm Apple's Work on Upcoming 'AirPods'

With it looking more and more like Apple is going to remove the headphone jack on the iPhone 7, we've seen considerable speculation and discussion about the transition to either wired Lightning headphones or Bluetooth options. Looking at the wireless possibilities, the first iPhone 7 headphone jack …

Google app now estimates how long people stay at certain locations

Planning your day can get a bit tricky with so many factors getting in the way, but Google aims to make it all easier with its search app. The Google Search app can find businesses and showcase their hours, location, a photo, busy times, reviews and more. It is very handy and today Google is adding …

Microsoft admits goal of 1 billion devices running Windows 10 won’t be achieved on time, blames phone business

Back in April 2015, before Windows 10 was even available, Microsoft made a very bold goal: Windows 10 on 1 billion devices “in two to three years.” Now, just shy of the operating system’s one-year anniversary, Microsoft is admitting defeat, as first reported by ZDNet‘s Mary Jo Foley.<p>“Windows 10 is …

The email, data and privacy implications of Microsoft’s acquisition of LinkedIn

Len Shneyder Contributor<p>Len Shneyder is the VP of industry relations at SparkPost.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>365 Million Reasons Why Email Is A Solid Investment<p>We all took a collective gasp when we saw the price tag of Microsoft’s acquisition of LinkedIn. Now that the dust has settled a bit, we …

Marvels of the Cosmos: Our 2nd moon! And Juno! A cosmic 'crunch"?

Hey Jupiter! We’re baaa-aack! Launched in August of 2011, NASA's Juno spacecraft arrived near the largest planet in the solar system on July 4th. …

Gravity doesn’t care about quantum spin

New measurements fail to show connection between gravity and quantum mechanics.<p>Physics, as you may have read before, is based around two wildly …