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Nedbank Cup violence: Joburg businessman offers to pay security guard’s salary for a year

A Johannesburg businessman has offered to pay for a full year's salary for the security guard who was violently assaulted during the crowd trouble …

Waffle House shooting suspect's $2 million bond revoked

The $2 million bond for accused Waffle House shooter Travis Reinking was revoked by a Tennessee judge Tuesday, court records show. A bond hearing was …

Huawei P20 Pro review: the three-camera iPhone killer

With the P20 Pro, Huawei has not only proved that it can compete with the likes of Apple and Samsung, but it can beat them in many ways. Three …

Spotify beefs up its free tier

Today at the Gramercy Theater in NYC, Spotify’s Chief R&D Officer Gustav Söderström announced a brand new free version of the Spotify mobile app.<p>By leveraging their investment in machine learning, Spotify’s new free tier recommends music to users on the fly. That said, the free tier has always …

Elon Musk shows off SpaceX BFR tool (and it's huge)

The SpaceX Falcon Heavy is a large, powerful rocket system, but the company's upcoming BFR (which stands for either Big Falcon Rocket or Big F****ing Rocket) will make any previous Falcon look like hatchback next to a Hummer.<p>We can now start wrapping our heads around the sheer size of the BFR after …

Space Travel

iOS 11.3 breaks iPhone 8 touchscreens replaced by third parties

If you have an iPhone 8 touchscreen that wasn’t repaired by Apple, you must not install iOS 11.3. Your touchscreen could stop working.<p>This problem hasn’t been acknowledged by Apple, but independent phone repair companies are reporting that many iPhone 8 touchscreens they replaced stopped working …

IPhone 8

NTSB chairman, Tesla CEO talk after fatal 'Autopilot' crash

(Reuters) - The chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board and Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk had a "constructive conversation" on the agency's probe into a fatal crash involving a Tesla vehicle that was operating in semi-autonomous Autopilot mode, the agency said on Monday.<p>The NTSB …

Two-thirds of tweeted links come from bots, report says

But a report published Monday by the Pew Research Center suggests automated accounts are more prevalent than we may previously have thought.<p>Pew estimates that two-thirds, or about 66 percent, of the links shared on Twitter come from bots rather than people. The research specifically focused on the …

Apple Now Powered by 100 Percent Renewable Energy Worldwide

Apple today announced that its global facilities, including retail stores, offices, data centers, and more, are powered with 100 percent clean energy.<p>Apple's 100 percent clean energy figure encompasses facilities in 43 countries, including the United States, UK, China, and India. In a statement, …

Renewable Energy

Zuckerberg's testimony: CEO will defend Facebook as 'positive force'

• CEO releases prepared written remarks ahead of hearings before Congress<br>• ‘Facebook is an idealistic and optimistic company’ but admits making ‘big mistake’<br>• Mark Zuckerberg testifies before Congress over Facebook data scandal – live<p>Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg will defend the social platform as …

What will happen when Earth's north and south poles flip

Earth's magnetic field is what protects our planet from harmful space radiation. But our protective shield might soon go into a transformation that could threaten the lives on Earth. This video shows what will happen when Earth's magnetic poles flip. Following is a transcript of the video.<p>Did you …

This hard drive offers 1TB of storage for photos and an app that lets you edit on the go

For anyone who suffers from a long wait while attempting to upload large video and photo files onto their computer, there’s a new Kickstarter for a …

Wheels24.co.za | Driven: BMW's epic M4 Competition Pack

With a revised M Suspension, active differential and a smidgen more power, the M4 Competition Pack packs a punch on paper... Sean Parker tests it …

NASA Picks Lockheed Martin to Make Low-Boom Supersonic X-Plane

Lockheed, whose Skunk Works division did initial work on the jet, wins the $247.5 million contract to build a quieter plane that could lead to a new era of supersonic flight.<p>NASA just announced the next step in supersonic flight research: a new piloted X-plane to be built by Lockheed Martin called …

Google Assistant can now be used to control Nest Secure alarm systems

Security is really important in this day and age, and that’s true both in our online lives and in our homes. To make home security a breeze, Nest has become a hub for everything from security cameras to video doorbells. Last year, it also launched the Nest Secure alarm system, and now that’s …

Google Assistant

Gigabyte Aero 15X review: The best lightweight gaming laptop yet

A formidable mix of power and portability.<p>NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang flaunted a Gigabyte Aero 15X at CES as to show how Max-Q tech can make laptops both light and powerful. With the updated 2018 Aero 15X, Gigabyte has shown it's not just about the graphics. It features an all-new eighth-generation …

Batteries

Apple Working on Touchless Control and Curved iPhone Screen

Apple Inc. is working on touchless gesture control and curved screens for future iPhones, projects that may help the company differentiate its …

Technology

Dell's new XPS 15 has faster chips in the same bezel-less body

The popular model is getting Intel's new processor and 1050 Ti graphics.<p>Dell has just revealed its new spring lineup, and among the all-in-ones and gaming PCs taking centre stage is the revamped Dell XPS 15 -- and it's the most powerful version yet. While it looks largely the same as its 2017 …

Dell

The videos YouTube shooter posted online

Authorities are investigating a website that shows the YouTube headquarters shooter accusing the online video site of restricting her content, according to the Los Angeles Times. CNN's Kyung Lah reports.

Despite recent setbacks, Huawei isn't exiting the U.S. market

Huawei hasn't had the easiest time of late in the U.S. The Chinese manufacturer lost carrier support back in February as both AT&T and Verizon pulled …

Detailed list of Nokia 9 features surfaces online, but is it too good to be true?

We’ve been waiting and waiting and waiting for HMD Global to unveil a “true” Nokia-branded Android flagship, but although the 8 Sirocco is certainly …

Five things to know about the 2018 Smart Fortwo Electric Drive - Video - Roadshow

Roadshow Video Reviews<p>Roadshow Video Reviews<p>Five things to know about the 2018 Smart Fortwo Electric Drive<p>RoadshowElectric CarsSmart

Interactive Video

OnePlus succeeds because of its desire to copy Apple

OnePlus is gearing up to launch a new phone soon, and as the case has been for the past couple of devices the company's released, the leaks and …

This is probably what LG’s iPhone X clone will look like

LG is working on its own iPhone X clone, and that’s hardly a secret. A prototype was shown behind closed doors at MWC 2018, and we’ve seen several …

Mobile Technology

Google might release a cheaper Pixel phone this summer

A cheaper Google Pixel phone might be coming very soon.<p>Google is reportedly planning to launch a more affordable Pixel phone in July or August, …

Hubble space telescope captures image of most distant star ever seen

It might look like a tiny speck amid a bejewelled vista of the universe, but scientists say a pinprick of light in an image captured by the Hubble space telescope is the most distant individual star ever seen that is not a supernova.<p>The team behind the find say the light was emitted from the star – …

Psychology

Why America’s Two Top Fighter Jets Can’t Talk to Each Other

With the F-22 Raptor and the F-35 Lightning II, the U.S. has fielded two of the world’s most sophisticated, maneuverable and stealthy fighter jets. …

The Atomic-Bomb Core That Escaped World War II

Before two deadly nuclear mishaps, scientists used to risk “tickling the tail of a sleeping dragon.” An Object Lesson.<p>In 1946, shortly after the end of World War II, the physicist Louis Slotin stood in front of a low table at the Los Alamos National Laboratory, concentrating intensely on the object …

Mark Zuckerberg hits back at Tim Cook

Mark Zuckerberg is firing back at Tim Cook.<p>The Facebook (FB) CEO defended his company's business model in an interview published by Vox on Monday, arguing that recent criticism from his counterpart at Apple was unfounded.<p>Cook recently called for increased regulation of social media, and questioned …

Tim Cook