Day: July 6, 2018

Microsoft recently neutralized a double zero-day exploit

On Monday, Microsoft provided details on how they collaborated with ESET and Adobe security researchers to find and neutralize a double zero-day exploit before an attacker had a chance to use it. This particular exploit affected both Adobe products (Acrobat and Reader) and Microsoft products (Windows 7 and Windows Server

Here’s everything we know about the upcoming Xbox Elite Controller V2

Microsoft announced the Xbox Elite Controller during E3 2015 and has launched several limited edition Elite controllers since then. However, it looks like the company is planning to launch a successor of the Elite controller soon. The new Elite Controller first made its appearance back in January on Chinese website Baidu. For those

Uruguay’s Edinson Cavani likely out of World Cup quarterfinal vs. France – sources

 Uruguay striker Edinson Cavani is likely to miss his country’s World Cup quarterfinal clash with France on Friday after suffering a calf injury in the victory over Portugal in the round of 16, team sources told ESPN’s Diego Munoz. Cavani missed training for the third consecutive day on Wednesday while

The interstellar space rock that mystified astronomers is actually a comet

A mysterious space rock, first spotted in 2017, bewildered astronomers — was it an icy comet, a rocky asteroid, or something entirely new? As the object, called ‘Oumuamua, hurtles away from us, the mystery may be solved: it’s accelerating like a comet. Researchers tracked the space rock’s trajectory on its way out

Swedish carrier Tele2 announce Microsoft eSIM ACPC support

We already know from Microsoft’s very short shortlist that Swedish carrier Tele2 will be supporting Microsoft’s implementation of eSIM technology for their Always Connected PCs. Now the carrier has formally announced their participation and has said they expect a large number of devices to become available that support the eSIMs. Windows devices

Sea of Thieves celebrates 20 years of Banjo-Kazooie with new figurehead, latest patch fixes performance issues

Rare’s beloved mascots Banjo and Kazooie celebrate their 20th anniversary this year, and to commemorate the occasion the developer has added a little tribute to them in its latest game, Sea of Thieves. Alongside patch 1.1.5, players will be able to purchase a special Banjo-Kazooie themed figurehead. The “Bear &

Russia’s World Cup success has become ‘a kind of addiction’ – Ilya Kutepov

World Cup hosts Russia were outsiders only weeks ago but their unexpected World Cup success has made them hungry for more as they prepare to take on Croatia for a semifinal spot, defender Ilya Kutepov said on Wednesday. Russia edged Spain on penalties in last week’s round-of-16 match after the

OpenCL benchmark leaks the upcoming low-cost Surface device

Yesterday, we reported that the upcoming Surface device has passed the FCC. Now, OpenCL benchmarks have been leaked comparing the MacBook (2017) against the upcoming Surface device. The first details of the low-cost Surface device were leaked 2 months back and since then we have seen many leaks confirming the device. The latest

Brazil legend Ronaldo calls World Cup media criticism of Neymar diving ‘nonsense’

 Former Brazil striker Ronaldo called recent criticism of countryman Neymar for diving at the World Cup “nonsense” and said he hasn’t been protected by referees. Neymar has been accused in the media, especially in Britain, for diving, rolling and exaggerating fouls. Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio made a reference to

Juan Carlos Osorio has to choose: Mexico, U.S. or Europe?

The debate has already begun in Mexico over whether Juan Carlos Osorio should continue as Mexico manager after the team fell out of the tournament at the round of 16 stage for the seventh consecutive time. The victory against Germany in El Tri‘s first group game was rightly heralded as Mexico’s best win ever at