Computer

FIFA 16: New and exciting features allows you to ‘Play Beautiful’

  If like me you’ve been glued to this years E3 expo and all it’s incredible new tech, games and pretty much what we will be buying this year and in the run up to Christmas, then you will have been treated to probably the best E3 from Microsoft ever, an excellent conference by Sony, showcasing some absolutely beautiful games ... Read More »

to boycott the game if Liverpool’s Jordan Henderson makes front cover

    FIFA 16 fans are angrily threatening to boycott the 2016 version if Jordan Henderson wins the vote to appear on the front cover. Over the years the FIFA cover has become synonymous with the world’s best footballers, with the likes of Wayne Rooney, Ryan Giggs, David Beckham and even Ronaldinho appearing on the UK version of the release. ... Read More »

Phil Spencer says Microsoft “lost our way with PC gaming”

  Phil Spencer made a fun appearance the PC Gaming Show tonight, where he took a bit of a low-key approach as he discussed Microsoft’s plans for the future of gaming on Windows 10. One of the first things Spencer did was acknowledge that, despite its promises over the years, Microsoft hasn’t always been a great champion of mouse-and-keyboard warriors. ... Read More »

Microsoft Faces Russian Hurdles as Local Software Thrives

  Russian companies are increasingly buying homegrown software to avoid international sanctions, posing a challenge to the likes of Microsoft Corp. and Oracle Corp. in the country’s $3 billion local market. OAO Sberbank’s life insurer in February started an online service running local operating system Rosa-Linux using an open-source PostgreSQL database, skipping alternatives from Microsoft, Oracle and International Business Machines ... Read More »

AMD reveals HBM-powered Radeon Fury graphics cards, new R300-series GPUs

The wait is finally over. A year and a half after the launch of the R200-series, months after Nvidia refreshed its entire GeForce lineup, AMD has lifted the veil off its new Radeon graphics card lineup: the Fury series, powered by revolutionary high-bandwidth memory(HBM), and the company’s brand new Fiji GPU. Leading the charge is the AMD Radeon R9 Fury X, ... Read More »

How data can boost your ecommerce business

The Southeast Asia region is now witnessing a massive penetration of internet services. With over 648 million of citizens, 35% of increase in smartphone usage and up to 1.5% of e-commerce annual growth, online retailers, business start-ups and investors can start tapping into new market opportunities and finding ways to fulfilling the demand of the ever-increasing Asian online shoppers. On ... Read More »

Hacking Linked to China Exposes Millions of U.S. Workers

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Thursday announced what appeared to be one of the largest breaches of federal employees’ data, involving at least four million current and former government workers in an intrusion that officials said apparently originated in China. The compromised data was held by the Office of Personnel Management, which handles government security clearances and federal employee ... Read More »

Next build of Windows 10 for phones coming Tuesday

Windows Phone users waiting for the next preview build of Windows 10 don’t have to wait much longer. Starting Tuesday, members of the Windows Insider Program can upgrade their phones to Windows 10 Mobile build 10036, though doing so will take some work. That’s because the new build includes a bug that prevents a direct upgrade from the most recent ... Read More »

How Facebook is teaching computers to see

Facebook’s Moments feature uses facial recognition, but there’s a lot more Facebook can offer with better computer vision and AI. Facebook today launched its Moments product, which uses Facebook’s image recognition abilities to scan your photos for your friends and then lets people create private photo albums with a particular group, such as the people in the photo. The idea ... Read More »