Sci-tech

Overwatch is getting a new currency exclusively for esports skins

Overwatch is getting a new currency exclusively for esports skins Teams will have access to color themed skins in the gameplay which will make it easier to identify team members and be visually uniform as well. For the first month following the update of League Tokens, all players who play Overwatch on any platform will be given free League Tokens for purchasing one League team uniform. [Full Article...]

Apple now offers unlocked iPhone X models in the U.S. ars_ab.settitle(1227285)

Apple now offers unlocked iPhone X models in the U.S. ars_ab.settitle(1227285) This means that you can buy an iPhone from Apple without specifying which carrier you'd like to use it on. Verizon's iPhones are typically unlocked from the get-go, as are iPhones that are purchased on Apple's early upgrade plans and without a carrier contract. [Full Article...]

NVIDIA Shield Will Bring Nintendo Wii And GameCube Games To China

NVIDIA Shield Will Bring Nintendo Wii And GameCube Games To China It's not yet known what Nintendo's plans are for backwards compatibility on the Switch . It's only in China, where Shield TV is launching for the first time, but it's an official tie-up between Nvidia and Nintendo, which could offer some hope, however narrow, that this could make its way to other Shield hardware around the world. [Full Article...]

Destiny 2: Curse of Osiris Out Today, Here's the Launch Trailer

Destiny 2: Curse of Osiris Out Today, Here's the Launch Trailer An hour later, anyone still playing the game will be booted to the title screen, and Curse of Osiris will become available to download and install. We don't know anything about the second expansion at the moment, aside from the fact that it'll be out sometime in spring 2018. For example, there are references to locations found only in the original Destiny, including the Earth's Cosmodrome, the... [Full Article...]

YouTube to hire more screeners to seek out offensive video

YouTube to hire more screeners to seek out offensive video Last week, it removed 150,000 videos featuring children, after users posted lewd comments about the kids. According to Wojcicki, YouTube spent past year "testing new systems to combat emerging and evolving threats" and invested in "powerful new machine learning technology", and is now ready to employ this expertise to tackle "problematic content". [Full Article...]

Google Maps launches support for two-wheel vehicles, starting with India

Google Maps launches support for two-wheel vehicles, starting with India Android Oreo (Go edition) is available for the Android ecosystem of developers, partners and carriers as part of Android 8.1 Oreo release on Tuesday. Google has rolled out a new "two-wheeler mode" in Maps, the company announced in its Google for India at New Delhi on December 5. "India is the largest two-wheeler market in the world, and the millions of motorcycle and scooter riders have diffe... [Full Article...]

Nokia 9 And Nokia 8 (2018) To Be Launched On 19th January

Nokia 9 And Nokia 8 (2018) To Be Launched On 19th January Both the phones are also said to come with customizations for the Chinese market but there are global variants of the phones that are reported to be announced at the Mobile World Congress 2018 in February. However, although 2017 launch looks nearly certain, Chinese media Mydrivers is confident that the Nokia 9 won't arrive this year. The recent report also included information about th... [Full Article...]

Ban on Russian anti-virus software in government

Ban on Russian anti-virus software in government Reuters report s that UK's National Cyber Security Centre chief Ciaran Martin sent a memo to other government departments warning them that as Russia is "a highly capable cyber threat actor which uses cyber as a tool of statecraft", that has the intent to target the United Kingdom and its critical infrastructure, computers with info that could harm national security shouldn't use an anti-virus so... [Full Article...]

Google's first ever coding Doodle is as cute as it is fun

Google's first ever coding Doodle is as cute as it is fun Champika Fernando, Director of Communications, Scratch Team , stated, "Long before personal computers, Seymour Papert and researchers at MIT developed Logo, which helped children to program the movements of a turtle, giving them the opportunity to explore ideas in math and science". [Full Article...]

Google's new guidelines will prevent apps from collecting unnecessary user data

Google's new guidelines will prevent apps from collecting unnecessary user data If an app asks to claim data unrelated to its advertised functionality, this must also be clearly stated. These changes will begin 60 days from December 1st, which should be January 30th, 2018. But that has led to outbreaks of malware in apps , and a significant number of apps which collect more data than they should, or that the user is aware of. [Full Article...]

Facebook launches Messenger Kids for under-13s

Facebook launches Messenger Kids for under-13s The company also emphasizes the fact that parents are in full control of who their children are able to connect with. As for why Facebook is launching the app, the company said in email that "many of us at Facebook are parents ourselves, and it seems we weren't alone when we realized that our kids were getting online earlier and earlier", citing an external study from Dubit that found that 93% o... [Full Article...]

WhatsApp Beta 2.17.430 Download Available with Restricted Groups Feature

WhatsApp Beta 2.17.430 Download Available with Restricted Groups Feature Here, it is necessary to mention that group admin will own the power to activate these " Restricted Group " settings. This can be useful when group admins wish to make an announcement or discuss something important. As of now, the admin can only add or delete participants from the group and the participants are free to change the subject of the group, its icon, and its description. [Full Article...]

Google is cracking down on apps collecting info they don't need

Google is cracking down on apps collecting info they don't need Google is taking aim at the "next billion" internet users with a way to stop smartphone apps from needlessly burning through costly mobile data allowances. You can manage apps individually, granting some access to your mobile data while restricting data use in other apps. A Chat-head styled option bubble will also pop on your screen to let you know the amount of data you're using up. [Full Article...]

Original Voice Actors to Return to Life is Strange: Before the Storm

Original Voice Actors to Return to Life is Strange: Before the Storm Due to an extensive voice actor strike that ended just a couple of months ago , Ashly Burch, who played Chloe in the original Life is unusual, could not return to play the part in Before the Storm . The episode will see you reassume the role of Max, but details are pretty scarce beyond that. Farewell will be released in early 2018 as part of the Life is Strange Before the Storm Deluxe Edition... [Full Article...]

QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM) EVP Sells 7840 Shares of Stock

Duncker Streett & Company Inc who had been investing in Qualcomm Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $96.56B market cap company. Insiders have sold a total of 29,427 shares of company stock worth $1,827,995 over the last 90 days. [Full Article...]

Qualcomm files a new patent infringement lawsuit against Apple

Qualcomm files a new patent infringement lawsuit against Apple Qualcomm claims that they have offered to license their patents to Apple, but it has been refused every time. That doesn't include a dispute Qualcomm is filing with the US International Trade Commission, which seeks a ban on importing some iPhone X, iPhone 8, and iPhone 8 Plus models . [Full Article...]

Twitter Lite releases in 24 more countries

Twitter Lite releases in 24 more countries In 2015, Facebook launched Facebook Lite , while Facebook Messenger Lite was launched in Thailand earlier this year. The Twitter Lite web version is already available in all parts of the world. Being a Lite version, it will offer nearly all the features of an original application which is the reason why people will definitely going to like this app. [Full Article...]

Former NSA Employee Pleads Guilty to Taking Classified Information

Former NSA Employee Pleads Guilty to Taking Classified Information The NSA declined to respond to questions on the case. According to his plea agreement, beginning in April 2006, Pho was employed as a Tailored Access Operations (TAO) developer for the National Security Agency (NSA). Further, Kaspersky Lab has maintained that it does not work in any way with Russian intelligence. The alleged hack had been previously reported by the Times, The Wall Stre... [Full Article...]

Jak & Daxter sequels finally join The Precursor Legacy on PS4 this Wednesday

Jak & Daxter sequels finally join The Precursor Legacy on PS4 this Wednesday The Legacy theme, developed by Truant Pixel, is a product made in cooperation with Sony Interactive Entertainment of United States and Japan, and a little assistance from Naughty Dog. It notes that each of these games will have 1080p up-rendering, trophies, and Share Play functionality. The series' emphasis on narrative and developing it's characters would serve as a foundation for the studio's aw... [Full Article...]

Destiny 2: Xur's location and gear for this weekend, December 1

Destiny 2: Xur's location and gear for this weekend, December 1 It is also said that gamers quickly lost their interest in the game since it is easy to achieve the maximum level. The player outrage over " Destiny 2's " deceptive XP mechanics have caused the development team to drop their DLC live stream to tackle the issues. [Full Article...]


« Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76  Next »