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Xbox Game Pass is now available for all Xbox One owners

Xbox Game Pass is now available for all Xbox One owners Earlier today , Microsoft officially launched its Xbox Game Pass service for all users. This is our way of saying thank you to our valued Gold members for their continued support. That means continuous, full-fidelity gameplay without having to worry about streaming, bandwidth or connectivity issues. We haven't covered Game Pass before, so let's take a moment to do so. [Full Article...]

YouTube Bans Hateful Videos From Making Moolah Through Advertising

YouTube Bans Hateful Videos From Making Moolah Through Advertising Earlier this year, marketers were angered when they realized their Ads were placed on inappropriate content such as hateful videos leading to a fallout with YouTube . That third area, though - " incendiary and demeaning content " - might be the hardest for YouTube to incontestably define for both creators and brands. [Full Article...]

Microsoft sends out internal Windows 10 development builds by mistake

Microsoft sends out internal Windows 10 development builds by mistake MSPowerUser also reported that the Build 16212 causes Windows 10 Mobile devices to enter a boot loop, requiring users to reset their device using the Windows Device Recovery Tool . These early builds were never intended for release on consumer systems and could affect stability-definitely so, in the case of the build that slipped onto some Windows phones. [Full Article...]

Manufacturing sector grows at slower pace despite 9th straight month of expansion

Manufacturing sector grows at slower pace despite 9th straight month of expansion Singapore, Thailand and Indonesia were among those mentioned", he added, with backlogs of work broadly unchanged as work-in-hand volumes were dependent on incoming new orders". The manufacturing PMI for medium-sized enterprises stood at 51.3 in May, up from 50.2 in April, while PMI for small enterprises came in at 51 in May, the highest in five years. [Full Article...]

EU, China to reaffirm support for climate pact

EU, China to reaffirm support for climate pact But EU officials said the two sides failed to formally endorse a joint statement on the issue due to a lingering but separate trade row. "The world's leader in environmental protection while imposing no meaningful obligations on the world's leading polluters". [Full Article...]

Beer tents and Twitter: tensions grow between Trump and Merkel

Beer tents and Twitter: tensions grow between Trump and Merkel This will change". Speaking last Sunday in a Munich beer hall, Ms. Merkel suggested that Europe may no longer be able to rely on the United States as a faithful ally and that the continent "really must take our fate into our own hands". [Full Article...]

Trump tweets against Germany, escalating row after tense summits

U.S. President Donald Trump criticized Germany on Tuesday for its trade surplus and military spending levels, a day after Chancellor Angela Merkel rammed home her doubts about the reliability of the United States as an ally. In the aftermath of Mr Trump's visit to Europe, Dr Merkel warned at an election rally in Munich: " The times in which we can fully count on others are somewhat over". [Full Article...]

Amazon's Echo Lineup Now Supports Apple iCloud Calendar Accounts

Named timers, in contrast, allow users to set both a countdown and a reason for it. Now anyone with an Alexa-enabled device can say "Alexa, remind me to stay woke in 10 minutes" or "Alexa, remind me to tell my dad I love him on June 10". Amazon's tracking information is tied directly into its shopping system, which means the Echo is able to offer detailed explanations for order status that Home ... [Full Article...]

Oculus just added Chromecast support to Gear VR

Oculus just added Chromecast support to Gear VR Facebook-owned Oculus is very keen on "social VR", having already revealed plans and apps that support multiple users interacting with each other in virtual reality , regardless of their actual physical location on the planet. Chromecast is a Google platform you can use to send things from your VR headset to your TV, which must either have built-in Chromecast technology or be hooked up to a Chrom... [Full Article...]

Google I/O 2017: Top 5 things Google will launch soon

Google I/O 2017: Top 5 things Google will launch soon That means app developers will be able to include Android Pay features more directly, including adding support for loyalty, coupon and gift card redemption, along with a way for app users to order ahead and tap for pick up. Google's changelog states bug fixes and performance improvements, whereas the app's page on Play Store has been updated with images. Google is now rolling out a small ... [Full Article...]

Keyboard fans, rejoice: BlackBerry KEYone is available to buy

Keyboard fans, rejoice: BlackBerry KEYone is available to buy One of them is a GSM model for networks like AT&T and T-Mobile, the other one is optimized for CDMA networks like Verizon, Sprint , and US Cellular. Carrier variants, including Sprint's, will be available starting this summer, while the CDMA version will be available through Amazon at launch. [Full Article...]

Undercover activist investigating Ivanka Trump's shoe factory arrested, others missing

Undercover activist investigating Ivanka Trump's shoe factory arrested, others missing The men were working with an American nonprofit group to publish a report next month alleging low pay, excessive overtime and possible misuse of student labor, according to China Labor Watch executive director Li Qiang, who lost contact with the investigators over the weekend. [Full Article...]

Serena Williams Shows Up to Support Venus at French Open

Serena Williams Shows Up to Support Venus at French Open I don't know how well I'm going to do, because I don't know what to do. Serena Williams paired her floral jacket with a Nike top and sneakers. On the men's side, Renzo Olivo finished off his match against 12th-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga with a 7-5, 6-4, 6-7, 6-4 victory in the first round. [Full Article...]

Daughter of ousted S.Korean leader's friend "unaware" of Samsung sponsorship details

Daughter of ousted S.Korean leader's friend Chung Yoo-ra, center, the daughter of Choi Soon-sil, answers questions from the media after her arrival at the Incheon International Airport Wednesday, May 31, 2017 in Incheon, South Korea. Her mother and Park are in jail and standing trial over a string of corruption allegations that removed the former president from office. Park and Choi have denied the bribery accusations in court. [Full Article...]

Intel announces Core-X powerful lineup and an all new Core i9…

Other members of the Core i9 family range from $999 for 10 cores to $1,699 for 16 cores (12 and 14 cores are also available). Today at Computex , Intel announced their new next generation of Core X processors . Aimed at computer aficionados and video editors who demand the best PC performance money could buy, the Core X family is capable of efficiently juggling multiple resource intens... [Full Article...]

Ford Focus RS gets new Option Pack including Limited-Slip Diff

Ford Focus RS gets new Option Pack including Limited-Slip Diff You can find out more details about the new 2018 Ford Focus RS over at Ford at the link below, deliveries of the auto will start later this year. As a result, Ford has rolled out the 2018 Focus RS Limited Edition , which will include unique features inside, outside and under the vehicle - but only 1,000 examples will be made for the U.S. [Full Article...]

Intel's new Core i9 sounds like a monster

Regarding the pricing , it starts from $242 for Intel Core i5-7640X (4 cores, 4 threads) and goes all the way to $1699 for Intel Core i9-7960X (16 cores, 32 threads). The 6-core i7 versions will be providing 50% more cores/threads/cache than the current lineup, and the i5 chips will have support for hyperthreading . [Full Article...]

Samsung Galaxy S8 selling twice as many as Galaxy S7

Samsung Galaxy S8 selling twice as many as Galaxy S7 If Samsung pulls it off, Galaxy Note 8 will be the first of its kind to feature such a technology. Finally, a (Coral) blue S Pen is present and is different than the Galaxy Note 7 , just with the exception of featuring a small constriction near its tip. [Full Article...]

Leaked Pictures of Moto Z2 Play Discloses a Lot About the Phone

Leaked Pictures of Moto Z2 Play Discloses a Lot About the Phone The Moto Z2 Play will be the successor of the Moto Z Play from past year and the Z2 Play will be 5.99mm thin and will be powered by a 2820mAH battery. Coming to the budget oriented Moto E4 Plus , the smartphone was certified recently at TKDN along with the Moto Z2 Play , meaning the launch of these devices is also getting closer. [Full Article...]

The Nintendo Switch Was A Smart Move, Says Turtle Rock President

The Nintendo Switch Was A Smart Move, Says Turtle Rock President The report does note that Nintendo might make use of air cargo to deliver Switch units to the U.S. in time for the busy holiday season, a costly shipping method it used after it launched the console . These include the NAND flash-memory chips that store data, liquid-crystal displays and the tiny motors that enable the Switch's hand-held controllers to imitate the feel of an ice cube sha... [Full Article...]


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