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Aug 26, 2019 9:26 AM ET

Why Cloud Computing Education Is The Need of The Present IT Era

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 26, 2019 - Visualize a scenario where a businessman wishes to set-up an IT company. Personnel, laptops or desktops as the case may be, servers, software; amongst others would be included in the capital needed. However, the process of acquiring a computer, installing the software needed and connecting to a personal server in order to source information is quite a cumbersome one. Now imagine following the same procedure for dozens of computers- imagine. [more...]

Aug 26, 2019 9:10 AM ET

She-Hulk and Moon Knight are getting their own Disney+ shows

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 26, 2019 - In addition to the freshly announced Ms. Marvel TV series, familiar Marvel characters She-Hulk and Moon Knight are heading to Disney+ to star in their own separate TV series, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige announced today at the D23 Expo in Anaheim, California. She-Hulk is Jennifer Walters, cousin of original Hulk Bruce Banner. After Walters received a blood transfusion from Banner, she accidentally took in some of his gamma poisoning and. [more...]

Aug 26, 2019 8:40 AM ET

Here’s the first trailer for Disney’s live-action Lady and the Tramp remake

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 26, 2019 - Disney unveiled the first look at its live-action adaptation of Lady and the Tramp today, featuring two adorable pups trying to make sense of a live-action world. Lady and the Tramp is just another installment in Disney’s live-action remake blitz, following The Lion King, Aladdin, and Dumbo earlier this year. Unlike those three films, however, Lady and the Tramp won’t screen in theaters. It’s a Disney+exclusive, meaning those who want to watch it will have to sign up for Disney’s streaming service.. [more...]

Aug 26, 2019 8:10 AM ET

The first Mandalorian trailer brings a little Mad Max to Star Wars

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 26, 2019 - Image: Lucasfilm The first public trailer for Jon Favreau’s highly anticipated Star Wars series TheMandalorian has arrived, and it looks fantastic. Although a similar trailer was shown at Star Wars Celebration, it was never made available to the public. The trailer opens with helmets on stakes, and ominous shots of people hanging out in the desert. Then it moves into Star Wars action — fighting spaceships, battling droids, and face-to-face confrontations. It certainly feels freakier than. [more...]

Aug 26, 2019 7:40 AM ET

Disney+ confirms its Obi-Wan Kenobi series will begin shooting in 2020

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 26, 2019 - Ewan McGregor’s long-rumored Obi-Wan series is officially coming to Disney+, the company confirmed today. McGregor was onstage at D23, the company’s biennial convention, to make the announcement. “It feels so nice to say,” McGregor said. Disney and Lucasfilm originally planned a feature-length theatrical Star Warsspinoff, according to a Hollywood Reporter story from 2017. But after two Star Warsspinoff films, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and Solo: A Star Wars Story, didn’t perform as well as Disney had hoped,. [more...]

Aug 26, 2019 7:10 AM ET

The online silencer market is booming — just don’t call it a silencer

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 26, 2019 - Dominick Reuter AFP/Getty Images Dozens of retailers sell de facto silencers, making it easy for gun owners to avoid federal screening and registration SD Tactical Arms calls them barrel shrouds. Hawk Innovative Tech says they’re solvent filters. Prepper’s Discount sells flashlight tubes. But with a few hours and a little elbow grease, all of these products become the same thing: gun silencers. Silencers, otherwise known as suppressors, are among the most highly regulated. [more...]

Aug 26, 2019 6:40 AM ET

Baidu overtakes Google in global smart speaker market

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 26, 2019 - Photo by Sam Byford / The Verge Chinese search giant Baidu is now the world’s second biggest vendor of smart speakers, according to a new report from Canalys. The research firm says Baidu overtook Google to capture 17.3 percent of the global market with 4.5 million shipments in the second quarter of 2019, representing staggering year-on-year growth of 3,700 percent. Amazon remains the overall leader with more than 25 percent share. [more...]

Aug 26, 2019 6:10 AM ET

FAA asks public not to attach guns, bombs, or flamethrowers to drones

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 26, 2019 - Image: FAA The Federal Aviation Administration would like you to know that drones and weapons are “a dangerous mix.” The government agency sent out a notice on Thursday “warning” the public “that it is illegal to operate a drone with a dangerous weapon attached.” A dangerous weapon is broadly defined as “any item that is used for, or is readily capable of, causing death or serious bodily injury.” “Perhaps you’ve seen online. [more...]

Aug 25, 2019 11:40 AM ET

How to stream Xbox One games on your Windows PC

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 25, 2019 - Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft’s Xbox One consoles and Windows 10 PCs play pretty well together. So well, in fact, that you can stream Xbox One games onto your PC. Why would you want to do this? Perhaps because you prefer your monitor to your TV. Or maybe your Xbox One is on the other side of the house, and you just want to wirelessly stream to. [more...]

Aug 25, 2019 11:10 AM ET

Disney+ will give subscribers four simultaneous streams and free 4K

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 25, 2019 - Image: Disney Disney’s upcoming Disney+ streaming service is shaping up to be quite the deal. According to CNET, the service will launch on November 12th with support for four simultaneous streams and 4K included, all for the base price of $6.99 a month. Subscribers will also be able to create and manage up to seven profiles on a single account. That will make it highly competitive with Netflix, which raised its prices. [more...]

Aug 25, 2019 10:40 AM ET

What we learned about Star Wars, Pixar, and the MCU from D23’s Disney+ panel

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 25, 2019 - Disney The biennial D23 conference in Anaheim, California was full of exciting news for fans of Star Wars and the Marvel Cinematic Universe. In a panel dedicated to the upcoming streaming service Disney+, the company announced a wave of new shows and spinoffs, and shared details and trailers from previously announced series. From the first first trailer for the Star Wars spinoff The Mandalorian to Marvel Studios’ three new Disney+ series, there’s a lot of ground to cover. Here’s. [more...]

Aug 25, 2019 10:10 AM ET

New Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker trailer has Rey wielding a red double lightsaber

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 25, 2019 - Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker will conclude the current Star Wars trilogy, and a new trailer showcased at Disney’s D23 Expo teases what that end looks like. Although Disney hasn’t made the trailer public, we can give you a brief description of what happened since we were there. The trailer opens with footage from all nine Star Wars films. A voiceover declares that there have been “a thousand generations, but this is your fight.”. [more...]

Aug 25, 2019 9:40 AM ET

This wireless charging pad might do two-thirds of what AirPower promised

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 25, 2019 - Image: Zens It’s been nearly five months since one of the all-time great Friday news dumps: On March 29th, Apple abruptly canceled the AirPower wireless charging mat that would supposedly be able to charge your iPhone, Apple Watch, and AirPods simultaneously no matter where you placed them. But wireless charging firm Zens is betting it can do some of what Apple couldn’t by introducing the Zens Liberty. Zens claims the Liberty uses a. [more...]

Aug 25, 2019 9:10 AM ET

First vaper reported dead after mysterious lung disease

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 25, 2019 - Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge The first person has died after being hospitalized from what appears to be an unknown lung illness linked to vaping. 193 people have been struck with similar symptoms between June 28th and today, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The pain has been especially acute in Illinois, where the number of e-cigarette users who were hospitalized for lung symptoms doubled. [more...]

Aug 25, 2019 7:10 AM ET

The Roku Channel is adding a kids and family section with free TV shows and movies

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 25, 2019 - Image: Roku The Roku Channel currently offers a mix of free-to-watch, ad-supported movies, TV shows, and live news. You can also purchase subscriptions to HBO, Showtime, Starz, Epix, and other networks through the Roku Channel instead of subscribing to each of those streaming apps separately. Beginning today, the company is adding a new section to the Roku Channel that’s focused on kid and family content. The Kids and Family area. [more...]

Aug 25, 2019 6:40 AM ET

Disney+ will stream on these devices at launch

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 25, 2019 - Image: Disney Disney today confirmed its first global launches for the company’s upcoming Disney+ subscription service, and it outlined which devices and platforms will be able to access it on day one. The service is set to launch in the United States on November 12th for $6.99 per month (or $69.99 paid annually). Canada, the Netherlands, Australia, and New Zealand will be able to start streaming Disney+ in November. The. [more...]

Aug 25, 2019 6:10 AM ET

Superhot and Hotline Miami are coming to the Nintendo Switch today

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 25, 2019 - At Gamescom today, Nintendo revealed that another slate of indie games is coming to the Nintendo Switch. The biggest games are actually out today, including both Superhot, the time-bending shooter first released in 2016, and the classic Hotline Miami, which will be available as the Hotline Miami Collection, bundling the first two games in the series. Also coming to the Switch is former Xbox exclusive Ori and the Blind Forest, a gorgeous Metroid-style adventure that will launch on. [more...]

Aug 25, 2019 5:40 AM ET

Huawei may challenge Google Maps’ dominance with its own mapping tech

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 25, 2019 - Illustration by William Joel / The Verge Huawei is developing a “mapping service,” according to a report by state-run news outlet China Daily, seemingly designed to challenge Google Maps — but not the way you might expect. The service is apparently intended for software developers, meaning apps that offer navigation or ride-hailing services could use Huawei’s planned mapping technology instead of building their own. A Huawei exec told China Daily that the mapping service, called. [more...]

Aug 25, 2019 5:10 AM ET

Segway-Ninebot introduces an e-scooter that can drive itself to a charging station

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 25, 2019 - Photo by Christoph Soeder/picture alliance via Getty Images Segway-Ninebot has a solution for all of those dockless electric scooters that need to be gathered up every night for charging: build one that can drive itself to the charging station. The Chinese scooter giant’s new self-driving scooter, the KickScooter T60, was introduced at an event in Beijing on Friday, according to Reuters. The scooter has three wheels (two in front, one in back),. [more...]

Aug 24, 2019 7:40 AM ET

Epic finally backpedals on Fortnite’s B.R.U.T.E. mech suit with dramatic nerfs

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 24, 2019 - Image: Epic Games Epic Games has heard the feedback loud and clear, and this afternoon the Fortnite developer announced a series of sweeping changes to its newly introduced B.R.U.T.E. mech suit that has had game’s community in open revolt for the last few weeks. The changes have mostly gone into effect immediately, with Epic saying players will not need to update the game at all. In a post titled “B.R.U.T.E. balance adjustments,” Epic details. [more...]

Aug 24, 2019 7:10 AM ET

If you attack a robot, it might photograph you in the act

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 24, 2019 - Image: Knightscope Humans haven’t quite reached a WALL-E-like society where robots care for our every possible need, but we do have a few roving security robots that can monitor places like banks, casinos, malls, and hospitals so human security guards can catch a break. Some people don’t seem to like the new robot cops: earlier this month in Hayward, California, a security robot captured video of an alleged attacker shortly before he. [more...]

Aug 24, 2019 6:40 AM ET

Runkeeper will stop supporting Wear OS ‘in a few weeks’

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 24, 2019 - Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Runkeeper this week announced that it will discontinue its Wear OS app in the next few weeks, as reported by Android Central. The update was emailed to users this week, where the company told users that it decided to end support because “the integration didn’t work well / work consistently for most users.” In a response to users, Runkeeper elaborated that only a small. [more...]

Aug 24, 2019 5:10 AM ET

Democrats plead with Pai to delay T-Mobile-Sprint vote

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 24, 2019 - Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission announced that it would be charging ahead with a vote to formally approve the T-Mobile-Sprint merger; but Democratic senators are calling on the agency to reopen the issue for public comment before taking that vote. Senator and 2020 presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) penned a letter along with others like Cory Booker (D-NJ), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA). [more...]

Aug 23, 2019 2:10 PM ET

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10 preorder bonuses end later today

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 23, 2019 - Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10 will release tomorrow, August 23rd. Our review just went live, and if you already preordered, there’s a decent chance that you may have already received your new phone. But if you’re still thinking about taking the plunge, there’s a really good reason why you should do so today: it’s the last day to get a bunch of preorder incentives with. [more...]

Aug 23, 2019 1:40 PM ET

Amazon will no longer use tips to pay delivery drivers’ base salaries

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 23, 2019 - Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon has announced that it’ll be ending its practice of using customer tips to pay its Flex drivers’ wages, according to a report by the Los Angeles Times and emails sent out to drivers. The practice came under fire when it was revealed back in February that Amazon(along with other delivery services like Instacart and DoorDash) were using customer tips to pay delivery drivers their base pay,. [more...]

Aug 23, 2019 1:10 PM ET

More than 100 vapers have contracted a severe lung disease, per CDC

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 23, 2019 - Photo by James Bareham / The Verge The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that it’s looking into 153 possible cases of a mysterious lung disease that seems to be associated with e-cigarette use. The agency says it’s investigating the illness alongside 16 states where the cases were reported from June 28th to August 20th. The illness seems to start out gradually with symptoms that include difficulty breathing, shortness of breath, and /. [more...]

Aug 23, 2019 12:40 PM ET

How to sync popular fitness apps to your Apple Watch

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 23, 2019 - Apple Watch | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge With about a quarter of the worldwide market, the Apple Watch is far and away the most popular fitness watch. Many of its wearers, though, want to track their activity with third-party applications. If you’re one of their number, don’t fret — happily, the Watch’s popularity means that many commonly used apps — such as MyFitnessPal, Couch to 5K, Strava,. [more...]

Aug 23, 2019 12:10 PM ET

Lenovo’s Smart Clock can now showcase your Google Photos collection

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 23, 2019 - Image: Google One of the disappointments my colleague Dan Seifert had with Lenovo’s Smart Clock was that the device’s tiny screen didn’t do as much as it could (or should) compared to similar products. At launch, it didn’t even offer the basic function of acting as a digital picture frame for your photo library. That’s something the Google Nest Hub smart display can do, as can Amazon’s various bedside Echo devices with. [more...]

Aug 23, 2019 11:40 AM ET

How to enable cross-save with your Destiny 2 data

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 23, 2019 - Bungie has activated the long-awaited cross-save feature for Destiny 2, meaning you can finally move your Guardians, with all of their loot, to a different platform and freely jump between console and PC at your leisure. Here’s how to do it, whether you want to transfer your account data between a PC and PS4, an Xbox One and PS4, or even (in the future) a PC and Stadia. First, there are. [more...]

Aug 23, 2019 11:10 AM ET

News Corp is making a news service called… Knewz

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 23, 2019 - Photo by Gary Hershorn/Getty Images News Corp is developing a news distribution service designed to offer an alternative to Google and Facebook, according to The Wall Street Journal. It’s currently being called Knewz, and it’s meant to give the Rupert Murdoch-owned publishing empire leverage over the two tech giants, both of which have become integral to the distribution of news — often to publishers’ consternation. Knewz is also being developed due to. [more...]