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Facebook's new Messenger app for kids has Congress asking about privacy

Facebook's new Messenger app for kids has Congress asking about privacy Sens. Ed Markey of MA and Richard Blumenthal of CT wrote Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday requesting clarification concerning the social network's newly launched " Messenger Kids " app. Children and parents can block any contacts at any time. A library of kid-appropriate and specially chosen GIFs, frames, stickers, masks and drawing tools lets them decorate content and express their p... [Full Article...]

Overwatch's Winter Wonderland Event Returns Next Week

Overwatch's Winter Wonderland Event Returns Next Week A new skin for Hanzo, previously seen in Overwatch comics, will be available alongside new Legendary skins for Junkrat and Roadhog. "The mode is really fun and different", explains Overwatch Game Director Jeff Kaplan . It's spooky at first, where the team of Meis is trying to find Winston and what Winston is doing is going around the map, looking for power-ups, which are meat that fuels his... [Full Article...]

Instagram Is Testing A Direct Standalone Messaging App To Replace Inbox

Instagram Is Testing A Direct Standalone Messaging App To Replace Inbox Alonside these changes, Instagram also recently launched the Stories Highlights and Stories Archive . The reason for the split is the notion that private messaging does not fit comfortably within an app which is designed for broadcasting images and messages publicly. [Full Article...]

Gov Proclaims Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

Gov Proclaims Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day is observed every December 7 to honor the 2,403 US citizens killed in the Japanese surprise attack on Hawaii's Pearl Harbor on that date in 1941. More than 2,300 servicemen were killed in the assault carried out by Japanese airplanes. The tweet was swiftly deleted from the @FLOTUS account and a second tweet posted with the correct date. [Full Article...]

PS4 Sales Exceed 70 Million, Sony Announces

PS4 Sales Exceed 70 Million, Sony Announces On the flip side, Sony's consoles tend to sell extremely well for long periods of time, while even Nintendo's most-popular console eventually fizzled in sales around year four after the explosive early popularity that propelled it to crossing the 100-million-sold mark turned out to be a passing fad. [Full Article...]

Mozilla and Yahoo! launch high-cost lawsuit

Mozilla and Yahoo! launch high-cost lawsuit Mozilla has chose to drop Yahoo as the default search engine for its Firefox browser in favour of Google and now both companies have filed lawsuits against each other. (In response, Mayer's legal team agreed to have her testify before the Senate Commerce Committee-an outcome Mayer had initially resisted-and reportedly requested that lawmakers withdraw the subpoena in order for her testimony ... [Full Article...]

Apple Reveals 2017's most Popular Apps, Movies, Music and Much more

Apple Reveals 2017's most Popular Apps, Movies, Music and Much more Apple says its app of the year for iPhone is Calm , a meditation and sleep app, and Splitter Critters is 2017's iPhone game of the year . HUAWEI Technologies is set to launch its pre-installed localised application ( app) store in South Africa following its success globally. [Full Article...]

You can buy Xbox exclusive PUBG cosmetics before the game's even out

You can buy Xbox exclusive PUBG cosmetics before the game's even out Miramar looks completely different from PUBG's current - and only - map Erangel, which I've just been calling "The Island" this whole time. "We are excited beyond words that we can finally share the name of our new desert map and tell you a little bit about some of the places you can visit". [Full Article...]

Jordan Peele's 'Twilight Zone' Is Coming

Now we've got a little more information from CBS about the reboot, including the fact that Jordan Peele ( Get Out ) will co-executive produce the show . You simply go to the CBS All Access landing page and pick the plan you want to purchase. The franchise has also been licensed to a new stage play set to premiere in December at the Almeida Theatre in London and run through January. [Full Article...]

50 new Pokemon added to Pokemon Go in a major update

50 new Pokemon added to Pokemon Go in a major update Additionally, Niantic confirmed it has added dynamic weather to the game; local conditions around you will cause similar weather in-game. Since then, the popularity of the game has ebbed considerably but, with some new updates that they're about to roll out, the app's producers are hoping to rekindle some of the fire they helped to build in 2016. [Full Article...]

Amazon Prime Video App Lands On Apple TV

Amazon Prime Video App Lands On Apple TV Users will be unable to access a service that Amazon's devices had promised to deliver, while Amazon's refusal to even allow third-parties to sell certain Google products via its site makes it harder to find them at their lowest price. Google has already made its intentions clear by blocking YouTube access from the Amazon Echo Show which is now being sold in the United States and can be described ... [Full Article...]

2018 iPhone to Sport 6.1-inch LCD, Colorful Metal Backs

2018 iPhone to Sport 6.1-inch LCD, Colorful Metal Backs Comparatively, OLED panels deliver more saturated colors and truer black tones. Then again, if Apple sticks to the bezel-less design, a 5.8-inch iPhone should feel fairly close in the hand to a 4.7-inch iPhone 8 , 7 or 6. But the cheaper iPhone with a metal back not only brings happiness for select consumers, it also brings business to LCD display manufacturers Sharp and Japan Display... [Full Article...]

Huawei Nova 2s launched with 6-inch display and Kirin 960 chipset

Huawei Nova 2s launched with 6-inch display and Kirin 960 chipset Now, the new Nova 2s also offers four cameras but packs high-end specifications and superior build quality. We don't expect the Huawei Nova 2s to have a screen resolution or battery capacity advantage either, but the cameras are a different story. [Full Article...]

Google kills Chrome Apps by shutting down the Chrome Web Store section

Google kills Chrome Apps by shutting down the Chrome Web Store section Google followed through: Chrome browser users will no longer be able to access or install any apps from the Chrome Web Store . Additional enhancements to the Chrome apps platform will apply only to Chrome OS devices, including kiosks. Chromebooks are already capable of running some Android apps and apps on the Chrome browser would seem redundant. PWAs aren't exactly a "standard" but are a catc... [Full Article...]

Winter Siege event starts this week in Call of Duty: WWII

Winter Siege event starts this week in Call of Duty: WWII Activision has released a full schedule of activities on the official Winter Siege page , and there's a lot going on so it's well worth a gander. Winter Siege Supply Drops can be earned for free by playing during the event. Each week of the event players will be tasked with new challenges, daily orders, and more. In the second week of the event, players will see Gun Game return as well as dou... [Full Article...]

Xiaomi Redmi 5A Goes On Sale Today

Xiaomi Redmi 5A Goes On Sale Today Xiaomi last week launched its next entry-level smartphone called the Xiaomi Redmi 5A . Xiaomi Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus were shown off by the company on Twitter ahead of the official launch due this week. Dimensions include 151.8x72.8x7.7mm and it will weigh 157 grams. Similarly, the Redmi 5 Plus is said to cost $249.99 (approximately Rs. 16,120) for the 3GB RAM and 32GB storage option. [Full Article...]

Overpowered New Gun Dominates Destiny 2 PvP

Overpowered New Gun Dominates Destiny 2 PvP Endgame content in Destiny focuses on raids and the Nightfall strike, as well as the more challenging "Prestige" versions of those activities. One video in particular that's been making the rounds online (from YouTube user SuperBrunch) highlights the weapon's over-effectiveness as the player takes down 6 players in just 30 seconds using Prometheus Lens . [Full Article...]

Airtel's new 4G pack is 30% cheaper than Reliance Jio

Airtel's new 4G pack is 30% cheaper than Reliance Jio Reliance Jio's tariff plans are still one of the best, and, in a bid to counter Jio , other telecom operators often come up with new tariff plans, and, also revise the existing ones. However after the revising (the first one) Airtel increased the data offering from 1GB to 1.5GB per day. Airtel says the Rs 1999 combo offer is valid only through November 7 to December 31 and is offering 10% ... [Full Article...]

Reversible emojis might be coming to our devices soon

Reversible emojis might be coming to our devices soon Emojis are a relatively recent phenomenon that allows us to convey our feelings and words through fun images rather than words. What kind of emoji do you think we will see in the next version? Unicode has just released the beta version of Unicode Emoji 11.0 , set to be publicly released in 2018. [Full Article...]

"Westworld" And "SWAT" Have Suspended Filming Because Of The California Fires

HBO said production on " Westworld " would continue "as soon as it's safe to do so". The Thomas Fire, which is burning in Ventura County, has claimed 50,000 acres, according to CAL FIRE and is zero percent contained as of late Tuesday. [Full Article...]


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