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Windows 10 S beta testing opened up to all

Windows 10 S beta testing opened up to all During the one-year period when Windows 7 and 8 users could upgrade to Windows 10 for free , Microsoft downloaded gigabytes of data to eligible PCs in anticipation of the upgrade. The company has also confirmed today that members of the Insider program can now test Windows 10 S builds before they're released. Finally, Microsoft publicized its Windows Insider Emoji bot, a test bot that we'... [Full Article...]

Louise Linton Faces Backlash For Post

Louise Linton Faces Backlash For Post She drew attention, however, for posting a photograph of herself disembarking from a government plane with Mnuchin. Screenshots of the now-deleted post show Linton stepping off a USA government plane on a trip to Kentucky with her husband, who was there for a meeting about tax reform with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell . [Full Article...]

Banks, Infosys lift Sensex 276 pts and Nifty above 9850; Midcap outperforms

Banks, Infosys lift Sensex 276 pts and Nifty above 9850; Midcap outperforms Covering short positions by speculators gave equities a push. The BSE Sensex rose over 100 points to open at 31,673.44 points and NSE Nifty gained 29 points to open at 9,881.2 points on Thursday against the last session's closing . MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.4 percent. Infosys chairman R. Seshasayee may be on his way out even as a chorus calling for the ... [Full Article...]

The Note 8 Is "Ideal" For Doing Bigger Things In Work & Life

The Note 8 Is For those unaware, the S-Pen is one of the most highlighted features of the Note lineup. Samsung is making up for the failed Galaxy Note 7 Launch a year ago with the Galaxy Note 8 , the stylus equipped successor to the Note 7 and the bigger brother of the S8 and S8 Plus . [Full Article...]

Call of Duty: WWII is getting a PC beta

Call of Duty: WWII is getting a PC beta This Friday will be the initial flag of the private Beta of Call of Duty: WWII . There is also a chance that the beta will be extended beyond the original end date of September 4. The Call of Duty WW2 Beta is set to begin on August 25th. The same process will likely happen when the next beta rolls around at the start of September. [Full Article...]

Former CIA Agent Wants To Buy Twitter Just To Ban Donald Trump

Former CIA Agent Wants To Buy Twitter Just To Ban Donald Trump He believes it is his unfiltered line of communication to the American people. Plame, of course, rose to notoriety before the proliferation of social media - during the so-called "Plamegate" scandal , which saw her outed as a Central Intelligence Agency spy by columnist Robert Novak. [Full Article...]

Google Play Removes Over 500 Apps With Spyware Threat

Google Play Removes Over 500 Apps With Spyware Threat Mobile apps - especially free ones - commonly use advertising SDKs to deliver ads to their customers through existing advertising networks, thereby generating revenue. The apps also employed PhoneStateListener, a legitimate tool in the Android app developers' arsenal, but one with the ability to record details about calls. [Full Article...]

Hashtag turns 10: Seven facts you didn't know about the trending symbol

Hashtag turns 10: Seven facts you didn't know about the trending symbol Talking about the genesis of his idea, Messina said it was more important to give users a simple solution for organizing info on the web, and that he isn't bitter he's not receiving royalty checks from Twitter - even if the platform is making money off sponsored hashtags . [Full Article...]

Facebook isn't loading for over 2 billion global users

Facebook isn't loading for over 2 billion global users According to Down Detector's outage map, the problem was affecting users across the globe including in the United States, United Kingdom, Europe, Japan, Malaysia and Australia . "We're back to 100 per cent for everyone, and we're sorry for any inconvenience", a spokesperson for Facebook in Ireland said. Facebook Inc. appears to be down for some of its more than 2 billion global users. [Full Article...]

Overwatch Animated Short "Rise and Shine" Focuses on Mei

Overwatch Animated Short Earlier in the week, fans got a glimpse at the next Overwatch map called Junkertown . This animated short follows the previous short titled " Infiltration ", which was released along with the announcement of Sombra to the game. In the short, we see Mei taking part in an experiment where everyone seems to go through some kind of cryofreeze. On Wednesday at Gamescom , Blizzard debuted th... [Full Article...]

Mario and Luigi are coming to Rocket League

Mario and Luigi are coming to Rocket League The Nintendo Switch version of Rocket League is getting some Nintendo-themed cars and accessories as free content when the game releases on the Nintendo Switch sometime this holiday season. The Gunship vehicle will come with a Wave Beam specialized boost. You can check out all of these cars in action in the trailer below. Hey, Rocket League players care about boost trails. [Full Article...]

Psyonix Reveals Exclusive Battle-Cars for Switch Version of Rocket League

Psyonix Reveals Exclusive Battle-Cars for Switch Version of Rocket League The first of these new Battle-Cars are named Mario NSR and Luigi NSR (no prizes for guessing who they are named after). As seen in the below reveal trailer , the auto will have its own unique Super Star boost trail. Along with these comes a Metroid battle vehicle that is themed after Samus' gunship. I wasn't sure I needed to buy Rocket League for a second platform until I saw these cars. [Full Article...]

Ferrari's new Portofino: take a first look at the latest model

Ferrari's new Portofino: take a first look at the latest model Say "goodbye" to the Ferrari California and "hello" to the Ferrari Portofino . Ferrari says the new Portofino - proudly referencing "one of Italy's most attractive towns" - is significantly lighter than the California T , yet a redesigned body structure means it is also more rigid and robust. [Full Article...]

Watch a Tesla Smoke a Lamborghini Aventador at the Drag Strip

Watch a Tesla Smoke a Lamborghini Aventador at the Drag Strip The all electric SUV has impressed everyone with the phenomenal win that was captured on video. Later in the day, the Tesla established the current world record time for an SUV at 11.418 seconds. The Model X has now set a new world record as the fastest SUV . The fact that the Tesla Models cost approximately United States dollars 165,000 while the Lamborghini supercar costs a whopping USD 530... [Full Article...]

Newcastle players don't deserve blame for club's failed transfers - Rob Elliot

Newcastle players don't deserve blame for club's failed transfers - Rob Elliot However, the Magpies, who have spent around £34m (€36.9m, $43.5m) so far this summer, have dismissed rumours of former Newcastle striker Andy Carroll returning to Tyneside. Their cause has not been helped by three defensive injuries and a suspension to key midfielder Jonjo Shelvey, with Elliot hoping their fortunes soon change. [Full Article...]

You can now buy Nintendo Switch games with your PayPal account

You can now buy Nintendo Switch games with your PayPal account When you select the PayPal option for the first time, you'll need to link your PayPal account with your Nintendo account via either smartphone or PC. PayPal today announced a new integration with Nintendo's eShop so players can purchase digital versions of Switch games using a PayPal account. [Full Article...]

Uranus Is Actually Full Of Massive Diamonds!

Uranus Is Actually Full Of Massive Diamonds! They came up with this theory after successfully observing the formation of diamond rain using some very powerful lasers. Once these diamond drops fall on the planet's surface, they'll sink down to the very bottom. Over thousands of years, the diamonds slowly sink through the icy layers where they culminate in thick central cores of both planets. "However, most models suggest that diamo... [Full Article...]

Fallout 4 VR Won't Contain Any Add-On Content At Launch

Fallout 4 VR Won't Contain Any Add-On Content At Launch Previously announced and shown off at E3, Bethesda is set to launch Doom VR , Fallout VR, and Skyrim VR before the end of 2017. Today, the company announced the release dates for all three . Others, meanwhile, expanded the game's workshop mode, which allowed players to make their own homes to live in in the wasteland. Instead of being a full conversion of the base game like Skyrim and Fall... [Full Article...]

Fitzpatrick leads 5 Alabama players on AP preseason All-America lists

Fitzpatrick leads 5 Alabama players on AP preseason All-America lists This marks the sixth consecutive year Clemson has been ranked in the preseason top 25. Alabama opens the season against Florida State in Atlanta on September 2, just the fourth opener involving top-five teams and the first pitting teams ranked in the preseason top three. [Full Article...]

Matteo Trentin delivers on Stage 4, Chris Froome stays in red

Matteo Trentin delivers on Stage 4, Chris Froome stays in red Spaniard Lobato went early on the home straight, but Trentin - second behind team-mate Yves Lampaert on Sunday's second stage - showed his class with a powerful surge en route to thumping his chest in celebration over the line. Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain-Merida) 31 points 3. "It's a great surprise", Froome said. But chase they eventually did, and the gap was coming down until one of the few thi... [Full Article...]


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