• 'It' Movie Shakes Box Office: 'Massive, Record Breaking' Weekend Opening
'It' Movie Shakes Box Office: 'Massive, Record Breaking' Weekend Opening

It, the New Line/Warner Bros. adaptation of Stephen King's classic novel, is expected to end its opening weekend with $117.2 million at the box office. The prior year, Warner assigned oversight of "It" to its New Line Cinema unit. "It" also opened well overseas, grossing $62 million in 46 markets and posting the highest ever horror openings i...

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  • Three changes for Wales ahead of Moldova clash
Three changes for Wales ahead of Moldova clash

Showing composure and awareness that belies both his age and experience, Woodburn looked up and struck the ball cleanly with his right boot, the ball flying past Austrian keeper Lindner into the back of the net, and sending Wales into absolute raptures.

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  • Another Monster Black Hole Found in the Milky Way
Another Monster Black Hole Found in the Milky Way

Observations from the Alma telescope in Chile showed that molecules in the elliptical cloud, which is 200 light years from the centre of the Milky Way and 150 trillion kilometres wide, were being pulled around by vast gravitational forces.

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  • Lenovo's mixed reality headset offers built-in tracking for $350
Lenovo's mixed reality headset offers built-in tracking for $350

The next major feature update to Windows 10 will begin rolling out from October 17. "For the first time, we are talking about a mixed reality system that fully immerses you in the experience not limited to a mobile device screen size", added Myerson.

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  • 'A no brainer': Mercedes to extend Valtteri Bottas' contract
'A no brainer': Mercedes to extend Valtteri Bottas' contract

Vettel had been linked to Mercedes in media speculation, and the team's non-executive chairman Niki Lauda said last weekend there had been some contact as the German considered his options. Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo, meanwhile, will face an uphill battle to score a second successive podium after Spa. And while he would not be willing to join...

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  • Nest launches more affordable smart thermostat
Nest launches more affordable smart thermostat

If you're willing to pop your existing thermostat off the wall for a minute, there's a compatibility checker here. One with the same energy-saving features people have come to expect from a Nest Thermostat. First, the new device is much cheaper priced at only $169 versus the original's $249 price putting it within reach of more buyers. Otherwis...

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  • Verizon's new unlimited plans come with a few unpleasant surprises
Verizon's new unlimited plans come with a few unpleasant surprises

Verizon indicated then that "we deliver whatever the content provider gives us". News of these changes comes after Verizon customers in July reported speed caps on Netflix's Fast.com speed tool, as well as YouTube. Video streaming while tethered is also limited to 1080p. Mobile hotspot speeds are limited to a meager 600kbps. The limita...

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  • Hajime Tabata Hints Final Fantasy XV Nintendo Switch Version At Gamescom 2017
Hajime Tabata Hints Final Fantasy XV Nintendo Switch Version At Gamescom 2017

Square Enix is milking Final Fantasy XV for all of its worth. The gameplay has been reworked into some easy to use touch controls, and the new artstyle is traying to appeal the wider audience of mobile games. The trailer - which you can see above - showcases a selection of scenes from the original game, in new adorable chibi form. Everyone on ...

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  • HTC Vive VR headset gets a $200 discount
HTC Vive VR headset gets a $200 discount

As HTC's system comes with controllers, that means the rival systems essentially cost the same now, though in both cases users will also need a beefy PC to power the virtual reality (VR) experience. Although this is still $100 more than the Rift/Touch kit , at least the Vive headset has become somewhat more affordable now. There's no word yet ...

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  • The Gorgeous BMW Z4 Concept Proves The Sports Car Isn't Dead
The Gorgeous BMW Z4 Concept Proves The Sports Car Isn't Dead

But it's very likely an accurate portrayal of what the production version of BMW's third-generation Z4 (and successor to the Z3) will look like when it goes on sale next year. The driver's cockpit area is all rendered in black with the remainder of the passenger compartment done in orange with carbon fiber accents. A head-up display is also inc...

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  • GoDaddy boots white nationalist site after protest violence
GoDaddy boots white nationalist site after protest violence

After being inundated by tweets from outraged activists, web-hosting company GoDaddy announced it would no longer host the site, saying it had violated its terms of service. Web hosting provider GoDaddy has withdrwan services to a far right website which published an article criticising a woman who died during protests in the U.S.

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  • Game of Thrones Stars' Personal Details Leaked As HBO Hack Escalates
Game of Thrones Stars' Personal Details Leaked As HBO Hack Escalates

In a five-minute video letter from someone called "Mr Smith", the hackers told the company to pay within three days or they would reveal more HBO shows and confidential corporate information. Hackers also accessed the personal phone numbers and email addresses of Game of Thrones actors. In the automated email, the cybercriminals reiterate p...

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  • Arrowverse Crossover To Premiere This Fall, CW Boss Reveals Details
Arrowverse Crossover To Premiere This Fall, CW Boss Reveals Details

With the arrival of new seasons and series comes the return of superhero TV, most notably The CW's slate of DC-inspired heroes, Arrow , The Flash , Supergirl , and Legends of Tomorrow . Pedowitz didn't give any plot details on what that the crossover will entail. He then went on to say: "I am a big fan of Chris Wood and Melissa [Benoist], and...

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  • Michael Kors to buy Jimmy Choo in $1.35bn deal
Michael Kors to buy Jimmy Choo in $1.35bn deal

The update comes three months after Jimmy Choo put itself up for sale , with majority shareholder JAB, controlled by the German billionaire Reimann family, looking to move out of the luxury fashion market. Jimmy Choo was initially valued at about £700 million. Jimmy Choo's chief executive, Pierre Denis , who has run the company since 2012,...

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  • YouTube employs the Redirect Method to counter searches for violent extremist videos
YouTube employs the Redirect Method to counter searches for violent extremist videos

To end this, the company has come up with a new project called the Redirect Method , which will help diverting people's attention from violent extremist propaganda. YouTube will also be adding other languages and expanding the program into Europe while using machine learning to dynamically update a list of "trigger" keywords that activate the an...

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  • Microsoft challenges Nest with a Windows Smart Thermostat
Microsoft challenges Nest with a Windows Smart Thermostat

Well we'll tell you what GLAS means. Unveiled in a YouTube video Thursday, GLAS (pronounced "glass") is the result of a partnership between Microsoft and Johnson Controls , a maker of HVAC, fire, and security systems. As spotted by The Verge, the new device called GLAS runs on Windows 10 IoT Core , Cortana voice service, and Azure . ...

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  • Samsung Galaxy Note 8 S Pen Leaked; Could Feature Simpler Currency Conversion
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 S Pen Leaked; Could Feature Simpler Currency Conversion

In another effort to reduce waste, Samsung has begun selling 400,000 units of Galaxy Note FE phones in South Korea made from unused parts of recalled Note 7 smartphones . We expect the iPhone 8 to have a dual camera sensor as well. The Quad HD+ Super AMOLED display brings films and shows, games and images to life in vivid detail, so you ca...

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  • Iranian genius mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani dies aged 40
Iranian genius mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani dies aged 40

She earned a doctoral degree from Harvard University in 2004 and became full professor of mathematics in 2008 at Stanford at a very young age of 31. Before her death from breast cancer which had spread to her bones, Mirzakhani was a professor at Stanford University, has worked at Princeton before securing a professorship at Stanford in 2008.

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  • 14M Verizon customer records found on publicly available server
14M Verizon customer records found on publicly available server

Nice Systems says that the exposed data was "part of a system demo" with no further elaboration. The security firm said the files were discovered on an unprotected Amazon Web Services (AWS) database on 8 June but that the issue was not fully resolved until weeks later, on 22 June 2017.

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  • ATF: Explosion was domestic terrorism or a terrible prank
ATF: Explosion was domestic terrorism or a terrible prank

There was no one in the building at the time and no one was injured. The blast took place around 10.30pm local time (4.30pm GMT) in Bixby, which lies around 15 miles to the south of Tulsa. Investigators have reportedly indicated such a designation can not occur until a suspect or a motive becomes known. They believe it may have been a pipe bomb ...

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