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Black Friday isn't always best day to get deals Black Friday isn't always best day to get deals
- November 25, 2017

Traditionally the day after Thanksgiving, this year Black Friday falls on Friday November 25, 2016 What is the difference between Black Friday and Cyber Monday? Sears Holdings, which earlier this year warned there is "substantial doubt" it can remain in business, started its Black Friday sales at the beginning of November, putting virtually everything in both Sears and Kmart on sale. (more...)
Tencent will distribute PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds in China Tencent will distribute PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds in China "with socialist values"
- November 24, 2017

Outside of the lack of updates in preparation for the game's full launch, the biggest problem facing PUBG users around the world is the increase in cheaters. Tencent has also promised that it is reworking the game specifically for the Chinese audience. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds ( PUBG ), one of the top-selling video games in 2017, is to be made available in China . (more...)
Apple acquires VRvana, heating up new AR headset rumors Apple acquires VRvana, heating up new AR headset rumors
- November 23, 2017

The new Totem also has a 120 degree field of view. The Totem's claim to fame was that it was both an AR and VR headset. Apple acquired the Montreal-based startup for $30 million United States dollars, two sources told the publication. (more...)
Apple HomePod delayed until 2018 Apple HomePod delayed until 2018
- November 18, 2017

The HomePod was revealed at Apple's developer conference , WWDC 2017, back in June. Powered by Apple ´s Siri digital assistant, HomePod is priced starting at $349, at the high end of the market, and is designed with high-quality audio to pair with the Apple Music subscription service. (more...)
Destiny 2 - Expansion I: Curse of Osiris Livestreams Destiny 2 - Expansion I: Curse of Osiris Livestreams
- November 16, 2017

Topside, players will be able to explore Mercury's Plains of Glass. While you were gunning your way through the campaign, "past and future" machines flocked to an ancient gate on Mercury to create an army with the goal of restructuring the entire universe as they see fit. (more...)
Google Pixel 2 XL Owners Facing Flashing Screen Issue Google Pixel 2 XL Owners Facing Flashing Screen Issue
- November 10, 2017

Most of the Pixel 2 devices users have reported random Android Auto crashes. There is a bit of good news, though: in that very same Google Product Forums thread, one user by the name of Adam Zeird has presented a workaround that seems to be working for some people, and it comes straight from the retro gamer's playbook. (more...)
Facebook Wants You To Upload Nudes Of Yourself To Stop Revenge Porn Facebook Wants You To Upload Nudes Of Yourself To Stop Revenge Porn
- November 09, 2017

According to ABC Australia , the new scheme means that people who are subjected to "image-based abuse" can now take action before pictures are posted on Facebook , Instagram or Messenger . A recent study found that one in five Australians have been victims of revenge porn . It works like this: you send Facebook your nudes, the company's software has a look and then image matching algorithms will continuously comb the site to make sure that no images matching your nudes are posted. (more...)
Study shows sheep can recognize celebrity faces
- November 09, 2017

Can you tell fish or bird faces apart? Sheep now join other animals, including horses, dogs, rhesus macaques and mockingbirds, that are able to distinguish between individuals of other species. Scientists say the study could help advance research of Huntington's disease, which causes humans to lose their ability to recognize faces, Sky News reported . (more...)
Markelle Fultz out indefinitely, will be re-evaluated in 3 weeks
- October 31, 2017

The good news is there was no structural damage found. Fultz has been hampered by his shoulder all season. - 76ers guard Markelle Fultz will be out indefinitely, according to a specialist with the Lexington Clinic. Fultz's issues with his shoulder have been well documented this year, and it's created a war of words between his agent Raymond Brothers, his trainer Keith Williams , and the Sixers. (more...)
Microsoft Stops Production Of The Xbox One Kinect
- October 27, 2017

After new game releases have slowly trickled to a stop, buyers wondering whether or not the company still has plans for the 3D camera, and a lack of fanfare in general, it looks like it's curtains for the once innovative Xbox 360 and Xbox One accessory. (more...)
Google Launches 'Pay With Google' Google Launches 'Pay With Google'
- October 24, 2017

For authentication, you will have to, of course, verify the transaction with a security code or using Google's own proprietary 2FA on your Android phone. The API enables online payments via a variety of Google services, including Google Play , YouTube , Chrome , and Android Pay . In a blogpost on the release, Pali Bhat, VP of Product Management, Payments, says: "Back in May, we shared a sneak peek of how paying with Google would help you skip all that". (more...)
Latest Xbox One update lets you set privacy on your Activity Feed Latest Xbox One update lets you set privacy on your Activity Feed
- October 20, 2017

Currently, Microsoft has only confirmed two games; Fusion Friendly and Crimson Skies: High Road to Revenge, but Spencer says there's plenty more in the pipeline. Furthermore, the Guide tab now showcases increased accessibility and navigation. If your internet bandwidth supports 1080p, your Xbox will automatically be switched to that setting. (more...)
Sushma Swaraj hits back at Rahul Gandhi, says BJP not 'anti-women' Sushma Swaraj hits back at Rahul Gandhi, says BJP not 'anti-women'
- October 15, 2017

She said that Gujarat is one such state where every women is an entrepreneur and if she gets benefit from the Mudra Yojana run by the Central Government, then she can do great work for the country as well as for her family. "I have never seen", the Congress leader had said in a sarcastic tone. New Delhi, Oct 13 Continuing her humanitarian gesture, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today announced that two Pakistani nationals will be given visa for undergoing liver transplant ... (more...)
Elections will go ahead despite opposition leader's withdrawal, says Kenyatta Elections will go ahead despite opposition leader's withdrawal, says Kenyatta
- October 11, 2017

Odinga said he wanted to allow for reforms that would deliver a "credible election". He said the order lacked adequate scrutiny of the forms used to tally votes and warned it could unleash judicial chaos in the east African country. The nationwide demonstrations was called by Raila Odinga , the opposition leader, who also demanded that the ruling party is blocked from changing voting laws, to suit Kenyatta. (more...)
Tesla Inc. (TSLA) Upgraded by Vetr Inc. to Tesla Inc. (TSLA) Upgraded by Vetr Inc. to "Sell"
- October 05, 2017

Green Square Capital LLC now owns 1,296 shares of the electric vehicle producer's stock worth $264,000 after buying an additional 10 shares during the period. "( TSLA ) Receives "Underperform" Rating from Bank of America Corporation" was first published by BBNS and is owned by of BBNS. If you are viewing this report on another site, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of U.S. (more...)
Microsoft is shutting down Groove Music in favor of Spotify Microsoft is shutting down Groove Music in favor of Spotify
- October 04, 2017

An update for the Groove Music app is scheduled for the next Patch Tuesday - to be deployed on October 9 - which prompts paying Groove Music Pass customers to move their music collections over to Spotify accounts. Microsoft plans to release an update for Groove Music that includes the option to move music to Spotify . Microsoft is dropping out of the music streaming game. (more...)
HMD bring back Nokia 3310 in 3G HMD bring back Nokia 3310 in 3G
- September 29, 2017

But now - at a press launch in Australia - HMD has quietly rebooted the phone to come with 3G capabilities, just half a year after being shown off. The Next Web reached out to Sarvikas on Twitter and he confirmed that the Nokia 3310 will indeed work in the US. (more...)
Bali volcanic eruption seems imminent, after massive seismic activity increase Bali volcanic eruption seems imminent, after massive seismic activity increase
- September 27, 2017

Evacuees are now living in temporary shelters: sports centres, village halls or even with relatives or friends. They are scheduled to depart for Bali from Ahmad Yani International Airport in Semarang, Central Java, at 5:15 p.m. Some 2,000 cows have also been evacuated from the flanks of the volcano . Mount Agung , 75 kilometres (47 miles) from the tourist hub of Kuta, has been shaking since August and threatening to erupt for the first time in more than 50 years. (more...)
Apple's Tim Cook says DACA is about 'basic human dignity'
- September 21, 2017

Overall, many consider the iPhone 8 is the option for those who want the latest "real" iPhone . "I understand inflation, etc" one viewer asked, "but don't you find the price tag for the iPhone X out of reach for the average American?" However, people might not like such a heavy and even fragile phone. (more...)
Hospital Removes Nurses That Called Newborns 'Mini Satans' Hospital Removes Nurses That Called Newborns 'Mini Satans'
- September 20, 2017

In addition to the photo, a video shows another employee wearing medical scrubs holding a newborn infant by the armpits while rocking the baby to rap music playing in the background. "We've notified the patient's parents". The Naval Hospital Jacksonville posted an apology via Facebook, calling the posts "outrageous". "Let's see if they face charges or if this will be swept under the rug because they're 'young, made a mistake and deeply apologize, '" questioned one. (more...)
Stout vs. Seattle: Packers' defense fuels opening triumph Stout vs. Seattle: Packers' defense fuels opening triumph
- September 12, 2017

It seemed like the momentum might carry through the playoffs after a big divisional round win over the Giants, but, like the Seahawks , they were no match for the red-hot Falcons in the NFC championship game . Sunday's over/under is 51. Green Bay Packers saw off the Seattle Seahawks 17-9 in their home season opener at Lambeau Field , thanks to a much-improved performance from their defence. (more...)
Woodburn, 17, revives Wales World Cup bid Woodburn, 17, revives Wales World Cup bid
- September 07, 2017

Once again though, it was Ben Woodburn who made all the difference when it mattered as Wales finally took the lead with ten minutes to go. They dug in against Austria and the youngster Ben Woodburn did fantastically well to secure them the win. (more...)
Attractive 10th anniversary Witcher video gives thanks to players Attractive 10th anniversary Witcher video gives thanks to players
- September 06, 2017

In The Witcher , you play as the professional monster hunter, Geralt of Rivia, tasked with finding a child of prophecy in a vast open world rich with merchant cities, viking pirate islands, unsafe mountain passes, and forgotten caverns to explore. (more...)
Record-breaking NASA astronaut return back to Earth Record-breaking NASA astronaut return back to Earth
- September 03, 2017

The Mission Control Center reports that the Soyuz MS-04 spacecraft has undocked from the International Space Station with three crew members on board. Whitson ranks behind a handful of Russian cosmonauts record-setters who spent time on Russia's Mir space station as well as the International Space Station (ISS), where Whitson spent her most recent mission. (more...)
Microsoft reveals release date for Windows Mixed Reality headsets Microsoft reveals release date for Windows Mixed Reality headsets
- September 02, 2017

Some users will be disappointed to know that the Timeline feature may not come with the Fall Creators Update . All of this innovation will be brought to life by a range of beautifully designed, and feature rich modern devices available from our hardware partners this holiday. (more...)
Court in Kenya declares election result invalid Court in Kenya declares election result invalid
- September 02, 2017

The election commission had declared incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta the victor of last month's election. "A lot of them actually belong in jail and therefore we are going to ask prosecution for all the electoral commission officials who have committed this monstrous crime against the people of Kenya ", Odinga said . (more...)
Tough-Talking Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke Resigns Tough-Talking Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke Resigns
- September 01, 2017

Clarke has been a vocal supporter of President Donald Trump and has been rumored as a nominee for secretary of the US Department of Homeland Security. Milwaukee Sherriff David Clarke has made a name for himself outside of catching bad guys. "That [private] contract is run out of the House of Correction, and they report to the county executive". (more...)
Ezenwa to start as Eagles offer support to Ikeme Ezenwa to start as Eagles offer support to Ikeme
- September 01, 2017

The Eagles are now topping the group on 6 points, four points above Cameroon, and five above Algeria and Zambia. Although the Cameroonians had not indicated the time of arrival for the match, The Guardian learnt that the Indomitable Lions have also been working day and night to ensure they win the game in Uyo. (more...)
Amazon Echo Devices Gain Multi-Room Audio Functionality Amazon Echo Devices Gain Multi-Room Audio Functionality
- August 30, 2017

Now that your group is setup, all you have to say is, "Alexa, play Gangstarr on upstairs ", and all group Echo members will fire up your favorite Gangstarr tracks. Now, we don't know for sure that an Amazon Echo refresh is coming, but it sure would make sense. In line to pick up an Amazon Echo? Amazon's latest SDK and APIs are meant to further promote the tech giant's smart home ecosystem and attract more developers to its offerings, promising them ease of development and a large ... (more...)
Apple removes all Iranian apps from its App Store Apple removes all Iranian apps from its App Store
- August 26, 2017

In a message to Iranian developers whose apps were affected by the ban, Apple said, "Under the US sanctions regulations, the App Store can not host, distribute or do business with apps or developers connected to certain USA embargoed countries". (more...)
Meizu M6 Note announced: Specs, features and pricing Meizu M6 Note announced: Specs, features and pricing
- August 24, 2017

For the average consumer, the Meizu M6 Note should easily meet their requirement without having to be too hard on their wallet. The price of Meizu M6 note varies from model to model. The other headline grabbing feature of the M6 Note is its dual camera, which comprises a 12-megapixel Sony lens and a 5-megapixel Samsung lens. It comes with Android 7.1.2 (Nougat) with Flyme OS 6. (more...)
Android 8.0 Oreo is Now Available on Devices That Enrolled in Beta Android 8.0 Oreo is Now Available on Devices That Enrolled in Beta
- August 24, 2017

While devices can be paired to Android Auto , in many cases, audio isn't playing at all, while some said that music would play for a few seconds before stopping, with no error messages or other indications of what the problem might be. (more...)
Gionee X1 is An MT6737-Powered Mid-Ranger For India Gionee X1 is An MT6737-Powered Mid-Ranger For India
- August 23, 2017

While the rear camera gets an LED flash, the selfie camera does not. Soon after launching the A1 Lite selfie-centric smartphone in India, Chinese smartphone manufacturer Gionee on Monday expanded its product portfolio with the launch of a budget-oriented smartphone, dubbed as " Gionee X1 " in the Indian tech market. (more...)
Hackers are threatening to release the 'Game of Thrones' season seven finale
- August 21, 2017

Episode 4 of the ongoing seventh season of the hit fantasy series was leaked online by individuals associated with HBO's Indian streaming partner, Hotstar. Season 8 will only have six episodes - one less episode than season 7 - but that shouldn't be a surprise to some fans. October is a later start date than usual for the series, which typically gets underway in mid-summer and shoots until the end of the year. (more...)
Lexington Mayor Jim Gray Proposes Moving Confederate Statues Lexington Mayor Jim Gray Proposes Moving Confederate Statues
- August 15, 2017

Lee and Thomas J. "But we will also be able to add additional signage to give the statues the appropriate context and explain how they came to be and what was going on in Lexington at that time". Councilman Brandon Scott told the Sun that he would introduce a resolution at Monday's Council meeting demanding removal. Violent clashes occurred Saturday between white nationalists and counter-protesters in Charlottesville . (more...)

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