NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden can remain in Russia for at least a few more years. The Russian government has extended his residency permit by three years. Snowden originally received that permit in 2013. This update ensures he can remain in the country until 2020.
Although Microsoft hasn't been updating the public about its Xbox One sales, third-party analysts continue to track the console's performance. According to a report from SuperData, the console has seen 26 million sales since its release in November 2013.
Although we know much about Nintendo's upcoming gaming console, there are still a lot of things we don't know, especially in terms of performance. The flagship game for Nintendo Switch, the Breath of the Wild, won't run at 1080p as some reports suggested.
According to several reports, law enforcement officers in China have arrested six Huawei's employees for allegedly leaking sensitive internal information to LeEco. At the time of arrest, the executives no longer worked for Huawei, but shared some important information such as
Samsung has no plans on showing the new flagship Galaxy lineup at the upcoming Mobile World Congress 2017, but will announce the phones on March 29 and launch them during the 17th week of the year, which is between April 24 and April 30. The base model is expected to cost at
Google+ may seem all but dead to many people, but Google isn't giving up on it. In another attempt to make the platform interesting, new features have been unveiled. Google is also fully disabling the network's classic user interface later this month.
Microsoft is going to begin selling eBooks through the Windows 10 Store, according to a leak posted by MSPowerUser. The leak includes multiple images showing eBook content on the Windows store, suggesting there will soon be a dedicated tab for books.
Lowell McAdam, CEO of Verizon, is reportedly interested in picking up a major US cable company, reports the New York Post. Verizon is said to be considering an acquisition and it may be looking at Charter or Comcast. An acquisition would give it a larger cable position.
The mobile app market saw a significant increase in downloads and revenue during 2016. App Annie reports worldwide downloads were up 15% year-over-year and revenue paid to developers jumped 40%. A lot of the increase can be tied to activity in China.
Parking features are going to be added to Google Maps, according to an analysis of its version 9.44 beta. It appears the app will help users figure out how difficult parking is at their destination. Parking availability will be shown within the mobile app.
Even though the Note 7 was recalled months ago, "thousands" of people are still using the phone on Verizon's network. To try and get rid of those remaining units, the carrier is going to start rerouting outgoing calls. You'll only be able to complete emergency calls.
ZTE unveiled its crowdsourced Hawkeye smartphone earlier this month and now it has revealed the device's specs. The device is currently up on Kickstarter for $199 and its origin is in a design that was submitted to ZTE through its Project CSX campaign.
Twitter is moving away from eCommerce, an area it was only partially involved in. With the shift, the network is getting rid of its "buy" button and it'll end partnerships with retailers and other businesses. However, it appears the site will continue supporting donations.
President Barack Obama is using his last days in office to reduce the sentences of many people in federal jail and one of those affected by this activity is Chelsea Manning. She'll be out in five months, yet her original sentence would have kept her in prison for 32 years.
Inexpensive handsets from Google's Android One program are reportedly going to be released in the United States. The Information reports the program is soon going to include the US. It previously expanded beyond India to reach Spain, Portugal, and some parts of Africa.