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The engines of Microsoft's growth have been its Intelligent Cloud segment, which includes Azure, and its Productivity and Business Processes segment, which includes the Office franchise. Microsoft expects to post revenue of between $27.8 billion and $28.6 billion for its fiscal second quarter. Analysts had expected revenue of about $23.56 billion and earnings of 72 cents a share.
  • Google Releases a Multitude of Devices to Counter Amazon, Apple, and... GoPro?

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    Talking about the display, the regular Pixel 2 features a 5-inch FHD (1920x1080) AMOLED display with 2.5D curved glass and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. Well, we can't blame them as the Google Pixel 2's camera has bagged whopping score of 98 out of 100 on DxOMark . In this week's top stories: Google announced its latest Made by Google product lineup, including the new Pixel 2 and 2 XL, a couple new Google Homes, the Pixelbook, and more.
  • Playing time tracker for Steelers vs. Jaguars

    Playing time tracker for Steelers vs. Jaguars

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    Roethlisberger finished with a passer rating of 37.8, his worst at Heinz Field since a 30.7 rating against Cincinnati early in the 2006 season. " Jacksonville forced five Ben Roethlisberger interceptions on Sunday and sacked him five times in the Jaguars " dominating 23-9 road victory.
  • Dubochet, Frank, Henderson win 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

    Dubochet, Frank, Henderson win 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

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    The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2017 has been awarded to three researchers, Jacques Dubochet , Joachim Frank & Richard Henderson , for their work on imaging the molecules of life. You see how they work together. The pattern of those deflections sketches out the material's atomic structure. They swapped water with a sugar cocktail, which could withstand the vacuum and systematically tweaked the settings of their microscope to limit the damage caused by the electrons.
  • 'Sonic the Hedgehog' film moves over to Paramount

    'Sonic the Hedgehog' film moves over to Paramount

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    Also producing is Neal H. Moritz under the Original Film banner. And few things kill any possible optimism for a Sonic film than "live-action/CGI hybrid". According to The Hollywood Reporter , the Sonic movie "will blend live action and CGI animation" (think Space Jam ). Fowler was the director of the 2005 Academy Award-nominated animated short film " Gopher Broke ", which was produced by Miller.
  • New Google Pixel 2 And Pixel 2 XL Photos Leaked

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    The Pixel 2 XL's 64GB variant costs $849 and a staggering $949 for the 128GB variant. The LG-made Pixel 2 XL is expected to pack a 6-inch Quad HD+ screen with an 18:9 aspect ratio. The Pixel 2 XL has nearly the same specs except for the 6-inch screen with QHD+ display resolution, and an 18:9 aspect ratio. The leaked photo hints that the Pixel 2 XL could appear a tad bit similar to the LG G6 with a FullVision display and thin bezels.
  • Trump slams mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico over hurricane relief effort

    Trump slams mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico over hurricane relief effort

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    Reid kept on, though, asking what Cruz thought of Trump's attack on the people of Puerto Rico , saying he thought they were too lazy to help themselves. Virgin Islands, which were also hit by hurricanes. "People are suffering outside". Puerto Rico under flash flood watch amid agonizing wait for suppliesPuerto Rico is under a flash flood watch as the agonizing wait for food and supplies continues in the United States island after Hurricane Maria hit more than a week ago.
  • New PlayStation VR headset revealed offering minor, convenient new features

    New PlayStation VR headset revealed offering minor, convenient new features

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    It's a trivial addition, but one that could be useful for those who prefer to leave their PlayStation VR headset connected when it's not in use for the sake of convenience. A bundle featuring the headset, PS Camera, and PS Move controllers is offered for $449. In the PlayStation blog post announcing the credit card, it was revealed that players would earn significantly more points with every purchase using the card.
  • Red Sox will try to clinch AL East title once again

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    If they ever lost that game, they'd have to start someone else in NY on Monday in the AL East tie-breaker, with the loser hosting the Twins in the wild card round. Cubs 5, Reds 4: Ian Happ slugged his 24th home run, a three-run shot in the eighth inning that helped Chicago to a come-from-behind victory over Cincinnati.
  • Top Hizbul Mujahideen commander killed in Uri encounter

    Top Hizbul Mujahideen commander killed in Uri encounter

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    Police also added that he had exfiltrated to Pakistan in 2015 after he patched up with the Hizbul leadership after some brief differences. He carried a bounty of Rs 10 lakh bounty on his head, said the police official. "Najar joined the militant ranks again after being released in 1995". The slain militant, who was earlier a Hizbul member, has been identified as "most wanted" commander Qayoom Najjar .
  • What does the new iOS 11 system update do

    What does the new iOS 11 system update do

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    You can also customise the auto-reply message that is sent to anyone who sends you a message. The iPad is beginning to act a lot more like a laptop. And you can now edit your Live Photos, which capture a few seconds of movement around the shutter snap, creating something like a video snippet. Don't worry, all your photos will be available from the cloud as long as you have a data connection, and you can access them from any device where you can log in to your Google account.
  • Facebook Releasing Thousands Of Russian Influence Ads To Congress

    Facebook Releasing Thousands Of Russian Influence Ads To Congress

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    In a Facebook post and a live video , chief executive Mark Zuckerberg said he had directed 3,000 Russian-bought adverts to be released to Congress. Zuckerberg said that Facebook would "continue working with the government" and strives "to be a force for good and democracy everywhere". "We won't catch everyone immediately but we can make it harder to try to interfere", he said.
  • One hundred thousand Canadians likely affected by Equifax cyber breach

    One hundred thousand Canadians likely affected by Equifax cyber breach

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    The company also confirmed that Mandiant, the threat intelligence arm of the cyber firm FireEye, has been brought on to help investigate the breach. "Selling a fee-based product that competes with Equifax's own free offer of credit monitoring services to victims of Equifax's own data breach is unfair", Jepsen said.
  • Google launches Tez digital payment app for India

    Google launches Tez digital payment app for India

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    Tez weighs about 7MB in size and is claimed to work with a vast majority of Android smartphones, going back to Android 4.4 Kitkat for support. This mobile payment service is available in English and different dialects-Bengali, Kannada, Gujarati, Telugu, Tamil, and Marathi.
  • Doom for Nintendo Switch compared to Sony's PlayStation 4

    Doom for Nintendo Switch compared to Sony's PlayStation 4

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    The Hybrid Console by Nintendo is getting two fantastic sweet new additions to its list of treats and an even sweeter for the console owners and fans. The SnapMap was Doom's developer id Software's take on a level editor. In addition to the announcement, we also saw some gameplay screenshots of DOOM Nintendo Switch version.
  • What Is Google October 4? Pixel 2 Launch Date, Annoucement News Teased

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    The internet giant behind Android software for powering mobile devices also launched a madebygoogle.com web page that featured a playful animation that asked " Thinking about changing phones? " and then suggested waiting until 4 October. The Mountain View company has started teasing the next batch of Pixel phones on social media giving out subtle hints about what could be their headlining features.