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The 3:59 gives you bite-size news and analysis about the top stories of the day, brought to you by the CNET News team in NY and producer Bryan VanGelder. The OS that the Apple AR headset would use will be specially designed, and is being referred to as the "rOS" or "reality operating system". This in-house chip is similar to the concept of "system-on-a-package" that can be seen in the Apple Watch .
  • Google's New Pixel Buds Translate Languages in Real Time

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    Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL will be available in the U.S., U.K., Canada, Germany, India and Australia. "Moving to the USB-C audio port with Pixel 2 allows us to provide a better audio and digital experience, as we move towards a bezel-less future", wrote a Google employee on a support page .
  • Clear render of upcoming TCL-made BlackBerry Motion surfaces online

    Clear render of upcoming TCL-made BlackBerry Motion surfaces online

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    Speculation so far has hinted that the Motion could pack specs like a 1080p display, a water resistant body, a 4000mAh battery, and 4GB of RAM . The picture also suggests that the smartphone will have the 3.5mm audio jack. We now have an clear quality press render of what was widely believed as the BlackBerry Krypton . The BlackBerry Motion is rumoured to have a release date this month.
  • Energy East pipeline cancellation leaves Rachel Notley 'deeply disappointed'

    Energy East pipeline cancellation leaves Rachel Notley 'deeply disappointed'

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    Energy producers in Alberta had hoped the TransCanada projects would help them diversify their markets, with most of the existing pipeline network linking the energy-rich province to the U.S. Citing "changed circumstances" company President Russ Girling says they will be informing the National Energy Board of their plans to cancel the project.
  • DHS: Colorado's election system targeted but not breached by Russian activity

    DHS: Colorado's election system targeted but not breached by Russian activity

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    Homeland Security officials tell the AP that in September hackers believed to be Russian agents targeted voter registration systems in more than 20 states. Wisconsin Elections Commission assistant administrator Meagan McCord Wolfe said in a memo to commission members that a draft security plan should be done in December with a final plan completed in early 2018.
  • Facebook agrees to release information about Russian-purchased ads to Congress

    Facebook agrees to release information about Russian-purchased ads to Congress

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    Calls for Facebook to release the content to members of Congress as well, however, had been ramping up in recent weeks, after Facebook publicly announced that the accounts "likely operated out of Russia" had bought and released a series of adverts at key times during the USA election campaign, mostly promoting divisive messages on issues such as gun rights and race.
  • Flipkart Big Billion Days Sale: Big discounts on smartphones and laptops

    Flipkart Big Billion Days Sale: Big discounts on smartphones and laptops

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    The online retailer is selling the device for Rs 17,999. The original price of the MacBook in issue is Rs 77,200. Now down to Rs. 34,990 (MRP Rs. 45,090) in the Amazon sale, the laptop features a 14-inch display and is powered by seventh-generation Intel Core i3 processor, supported by 4GB of RAM.
  • Old iPhone apps to be killed off by Apple iOS 11

    Old iPhone apps to be killed off by Apple iOS 11

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    If you have have another iOS device running iOS 11 signed in to your Apple ID, you can place the new device next to it to sync your settings and passwords. The fifth-generation iPad, Air 2 , Air, mini 4, 3, 2, and last but not least, the iPod Touch (6th generation). IOS 11 now offers a specialized keyboard created to be used with only one hand.
  • Former Google Employees are Suing the Company for Discrimination

    Former Google Employees are Suing the Company for Discrimination

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    The plaintiffs, Kelly Ellis, Holly Pease, and Kelli Wisuri suggest that Google systematically keeps women in lower compensation levels than men with equal or lesser skills and education even though they do similar work. This lawsuit puts a new spotlight on Google over claims the company hasn't done enough to boost gender diversity. Google is just one example of how women throughout Silicon Valley are routinely undervalued and excluded from opportunities.
  • Kaspersky will speak at the US Congress

    Kaspersky will speak at the US Congress

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    USA action against Kaspersky Lab is created to undermine the competitive position of Russian firms worldwide and amounts to unfair competition, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Thursday. Best Buy recently pulled all Kaspersky software from its shelves. "Applaud DHS for heeding my call to remove all Kaspersky products from fed agencies".
  • Nintendo to bring back NES Classic Edition in 2018

    Nintendo to bring back NES Classic Edition in 2018

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    As of now, no specific dates of availability have been announced by the company yet. We understand that it has been hard for many consumers to find a system, and for that we apologize. will be higher than the total number of NES Classic Editions shipped. The console will be shipped into 2018, contrary to the original announcement that its shipment will cease by the end of the year.