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  • Why is Amazon buying Whole Foods? All you need to know

    June 16, 2017 2:10 PM 30

    Amazon has confirmed plans to buy Whole Foods in the company’s biggest acquisition to date. On Friday, June 16, Amazon Inc. confirmed that it would pay an incredible $13.7 billion USD to purchase Whole Foods Market Inc. The deal, which is Amazon’s biggest buyout ever, will see the company pay $42 in case per share of Whole Foods. It has also been confirmed

  • University College London computer network held to ransom in cyberattack

    June 15, 2017 11:17 AM 8

    'Zero-day' ransomware infection causes computer chaos at leading London university A leading university in London is fighting to regain control of its computer networks after a strain of ransomware infected it systems this week (14 June). The campus' IT team has said the malware gained a foothold via phishing emails but stressed that up-to-date backups

  • Ex-Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer: 'I'm looking forward to going back to Gmail'

    June 15, 2017 5:29 AM 9

    Prior to Yahoo, Mayer worked at Google for 13 years after she was hired straight out of Stanford. Following Verizon's $4.48bn (£3.8bn) acquisition of Yahoo, Marissa Mayer resigned as CEO of Yahoo on Tuesday (13 June) after running the company for nearly five years. Discussing her post-Yahoo life at a conference in London less than 24 hours later, Mayer

  • E3 2017: Call Of Duty WW2 Is Not Coming To Nintendo Switch, For Now At Least

    June 13, 2017 11:59 PM 9

    The "[Activision] business guys" apparently made the call. Call of Duty: WWII is not coming to Nintendo Switch, it looks like. Speaking to GameSpot today at E3 2017, Sledgehammer Games senior creative director Bret Robbins said the studio has "no plans" to bring the World War II shooter to Nintendo's hybrid console. As always, plans could change, but right

  • Uber: Travis Kalanick's rollercoaster reign

    June 13, 2017 5:18 PM 16

    There is no doubt that Travis Kalanick, the billionaire founder of the Uber lift-sharing platform, built a company that is one of the giants of Silicon Valley. However, recent months have seen him make a series of apologies for both his own behaviour and that of members of his leadership team. He has now told staff he is going to take some time away from the firm. He is set to have fewer

  • E3 2017: Nyko Unveils Its Latest in Nintendo Switch and Gear VR Accessories

    June 13, 2017 3:02 PM 8

    It’s that time of year again, E3 is that annual tradition when many game companies make their major announcements for what they have coming in the following year. Nyko has no shortage of new peripherals for various items for the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Gear VR, and Hardcore Gamer has a list straight from the source that lists when we can expect

  • OnePlus 5 to come with improved audio recording feature

    June 12, 2017 11:10 AM 26

    As the launch date nears, OnePlus has shared more details about its 2017 flagship smartphone. This time, it is about the audio quality. The company says OnePlus 5 will offer better audio recording than its successors OnePlus 3T and 3. OnePlus says it brought in some new hardware to optimise the audio system of OnePlus 5 to capture clearer sound. As a result

  • Dishonored: Death of the Outsider brings back Billie Lurk and Daud for the 'ultimate assassination'

    June 12, 2017 6:49 AM 9

    Publisher Bethesda has announced a brand new expansion for Arkane Studio's stealth-action adventure Dishonored 2 called Death of the Outsider. Unveiled with a reveal trailer at Bethesda's E3 2017 press conference on Sunday (11 June) night, the "standalone story" sees the return of fan favourite assassin Billie Lurk, aka Meagan Foster and her mentor Daud as they attempt

  • Ori and the Will of the Wisps unveiled at Microsoft's E3 2017 conference

    June 11, 2017 10:44 PM 9

    Moon Studios returns with Blind Forest sequel for Xbox One and PC. Beloved indie adventure Ori and the Blind Forest is getting a sequel, Microsoft has announced at E3 2017. Ori and the Will of the Wisps enjoyed a debut trailer at the Los Angeles trade show and is set for launch on Xbox One and PC next year. Austrian developer Moon Studios' original game released

  • Apple could use micro-LED display for its wearable devices

    June 10, 2017 11:17 AM 17

    Analyst believes the move could be part of Apple's strategy to cut reliance on Samsung for displays. Apple is planning to use advanced micro-LED display in its wearable devices, fuelling speculation that the company would cut its dependence on Samsung. Apple relies on Samsung for curved OLED screen to be used in it upcoming iPhone 8 that is due later