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The new channels will launch on the 18th of July. Sky Sports Cricket promises every England home match across all formats, while live coverage and highlights from ICC and domestic competitions will be available. Sky says the new line-up is created to grow their customer base and "offers flexibility to subscribe to individual channel packages at a new price".
  • Xbox One X vs. PS4 Pro - Power and Hardware Comparison

    Xbox One X vs. PS4 Pro - Power and Hardware Comparison

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    When asked to clarify if this means Microsoft is taking a loss on each unit sold, Spencer responded by saying "I didn't answer it that way". During an interview with Business Insider , Phil Spencer, head of Xbox division, gave a simple "no" when the media asked if sales of Xbox One X will generate profits for Microsoft.
  • YouTube Reaches 1.5 Billion Monthly Users

    YouTube Reaches 1.5 Billion Monthly Users

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    She said the new VR180 cameras will be available "for as little as a couple hundred dollars", making the price comparable to point-and-shoot cams. VR180 videos are created to focus on images in front of the viewer, they are also rendered in high resolution to look good on both desktop and mobile devices.
  • Android Market support will end soon on Android 2.1 and older

    Android Market support will end soon on Android 2.1 and older

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    Magic browser , uploaded to Google Play on May 17, masqueraded as an "ultra-fast, simple and practical mobile browser", while Noise Detector promised to let you "easily measure the noise level of the current environment". Unuchek said he's been monitoring the Google Play Store for Ztorg trojans since September 2016 and has found "several dozen" malicious apps in that time, all of which used exploits to gain root access on the infected device .
  • Today's Google Doodle lets you compose your own music

    Today's Google Doodle lets you compose your own music

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    Oskar Fischinger made over 50 short films and painted around 800 canvases that find a place in museums, galleries and collections across the globe. He is known to don many hats - abstract animator, filmmaker, painter, and abstract musical animation creator to name a few.
  • Could Amazon's Whole Foods takeover happen here?

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    On June 15, 2017, the Company reportedly entered an Agreement and Plan of Merger with Amazon, whereby Amazon will pay $42 per share in cash for each share of Whole Foods. Amazon, though its Prime benefits program has created strong loyalty, has a long way to go before it's a default choice in groceries as it often is for books and electronics.
  • McCain: Americans 'stupid' to travel to North Korea

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    The Ohio native died after falling into a coma previous year while in a North Korean prison. " Otto Warmbier should never have been in jail for tearing down a stupid banner". McCain is the Republican chairman of the Armed Services Committee. Justin Weber told The Associated Press that a news conference is expected later to provide more information.
  • Philadelphia 76ers turned down trade for Jimmy Butler

    Philadelphia 76ers turned down trade for Jimmy Butler

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    With Jimmy Butler unlikely to be traded, Rajon Rondo's option likely to be picked up, and Dwyane Wade probably taking his $24 million player option, the look of the Chicago Bulls next year would look a lot like the one just past. If the Celtics don't end up landing Anthony Davis , it appears as if they're ready to deal their high draft picks in another direction. Also, the Celtics reportedly passed up on the idea of drafting consensus No.
  • Here's why the Xbox One X is so damned expensive

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    There are however still many months in the launch of Far Cry 5 and it is likely that the team will receive a development kit in the coming weeks, so as to optimize the design for Xbox One X. This is not the case with either the Xbox One X or PS4 Pro, although the extra power of the Microsoft machine should make native 4K gaming more feasible and stable.
  • NASA discovers 10 new Earth-size exoplanets

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    All of Kepler's observations were in a small patch of sky between the constellations of Cygnus and Lyra. "This survey will enable new lines of research in exoplanet study, which looks at planets outside our solar system", said the release from NASA about Monday's announcement .
  • Ireland elects first gay prime minister Leo Varadkar

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    Speaking in the Dáil today, Enda Kenny , who resigned as Taoiseach yesterday, praised Varadkar's work in government, praising a "dedication" that began as a student in Young Fine Gael . Ireland's 13th Taoiseach was elected to office exactly 10 years to the day since he first took his seat in parliament as a TD for Dublin West.
  • Google hires Apple chip architect: are custom chips coming to Pixel phones?

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    According to Variety , Google has hired Manu Gulati, a former Apple engineer, to help it create its own chips. This move appears to be paving the way for a shift in focus to develop new SoC designs for the Google Pixel . If Variety is accurate, Google is betting either on the Pixel line's continued growth or is willing to take the likely financial hit that comes with making chips in smaller batches.