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  • Stuff's Best Games Ever: The 16 best driving games of all time

    October 5, 2017 5:48 PM 21

    Most of us will never actually whip a wickedly expensive supercar around the Nürburgring, or smash through traffic in a frantic police chase – probably for the best on both counts, let's be honest. But we can do those things exuberantly, blissfully, and best of all safely in video games. We can also toss turtle shells to destroy rivals, blast through

  • Ireland says EU action over €13bil Apple tax bill 'regrettable'

    October 5, 2017 3:10 AM 18

    DUBLIN: Ireland on Wednesday described as "extremely regrettable" an EU decision to take the country to the European Court of Justice for failing to recover up to €13bil (RM64.6bil) of tax due from Apple Inc. Ireland has said the Commission's August order for the US tech giant to pay the unpaid taxes was unjustified, but it had agreed to collect the money

  • Bose noise-cancelling headphones now support Google Assistant

    October 5, 2017 3:10 AM 16

    Those looking for loudspeakers that support voice assistants have long had a wealth of options. Now, thanks to Bose, they can also find this perk in the Quiet Comfort 35 noise-cancelling headphones. The new version, QC35 II, features a button on the left earpiece offering easy access to Google Assistant, allowing you to use your voice to have the assistant

  • MaGIC Academy Symposium 2017 encourages entrepreneurship

    October 4, 2017 12:12 PM 16

    The MaGIC (Malaysian Global Innovation and Innovation and Creativity Centre) Academy Symposium, the annual conference that brings the local entrepreneurship community together, returned for a fourth year with the theme of disruptive entrepreneurship. The four-day event called the Magic Academy Symposium 2017 (MA2017) starting today, was organised as a platform

  • Lexus is Bringing a New Concept Car to the Tokyo Motor Show

    October 3, 2017 2:22 PM 20

    Lexus has confirmed it will bring a new concept car to the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show later this month. Unlike many other automakers these days, Lexus didn’t release a teaser image of its unnamed new concept car prior to its debut. It’s keeping its cards very close to its chest, providing almost no info on the design study and no images. There are a couple

  • Roku slumps 11%, on track for first down day

    October 3, 2017 11:14 AM 11

    SAN FRANCISCO: Roku's stock tumbled 11% on Oct 2 and was on track for its first loss since the music streaming company's public listing last week, even after it unveiled a lineup of new devices. The Los Gatos, California company is riding a wave of consumers abandoning cable TV and switching to online content, but it faces competition from larger rivals

  • MDEC’s Data Star to produce 20,000 data professionals by 2020

    October 2, 2017 7:37 AM 13

    Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) is accelerating the growth of data professionals in Malaysia with its Data Star programme. A public-private initiative, Data Star is a data science finishing school in Kuala Lumpur, designed to fast track the development of world-class data professionals. Participants will undergo a paid six-month programme

  • These Samsung smartphones get a price cut in India

    October 2, 2017 7:21 AM 205

    NEW DELHI: South Korean consumer electronics giant Samsung has slashed the price of its budget smartphones. The company has slashed the price of its Galaxy J7 Prime and Galaxy J5 Prime in India. Both the smartphones were launched in September last year. The Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime which was launched at Rs 18,790 is now available at Rs 14,900, while the Galaxy

  • What Is Intel Loihi? — A Neuromorphic, Self-Learning, AI Chip That Mimics Our Brain

    October 1, 2017 8:29 AM 44

    The silicon giant Intel has been working on the idea of comparing machines with the human brain. As a result, Intel Labs has developed the first self-learning and neuromorphic chip called Loihi. Loihi’s digital circuits are designed to mimic the brain functions and learn how to operate using feedback from the surrounding environment. The chip uses data to learn

  • Keep forgetting where you’ve parked your car? Help is at hand

    September 30, 2017 6:58 AM 18

    Where's my car again? Stressful situations, forgetfulness or simply being unfamiliar with your surroundings can make it easy to forget where you've parked. It's a wise idea to make a note of the street name or the nearest intersection in your smartphone before leaving your car behind, advises Tuev, a German consumer protection agency. In a car park, the floor