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Gabrielle Union hints at playoff reward for Dwyane Wade Gabrielle Union hints at playoff reward for Dwyane Wade
- April 18, 2018

The Sixers had their 17-game winning streak snapped. If Hart really caused Wade's big game, the Heat should offer him a courtside seat in Game 3 on Thursday night. Embiid, of course, has been treated with caution by the franchise after dealing with multiple injuries at the start of his career. "The Process" averaged 22.9 points, 11.0 rebounds and 1.8 blocks in 63 games in the regular season and is key to their hopes of securing a deep playoff run. (more...)
Facebook knows about users from third party apps and websites too Facebook knows about users from third party apps and websites too
- April 17, 2018

In this instance, there are also issues considering the fact that, since you are not with the service, you technically never had the option to decline. If they do, we'll show them ads from the same advertisers that are targeting them on Facebook . Facebook is now under scrutiny for whether they sell users' data on to third parties. (more...)
Gmail redesign could feature self-destructing emails Gmail redesign could feature self-destructing emails
- April 15, 2018

You'll know this if you've ever tried to say something to your smart speaker while someone else is talking at the same time. Google has just launched a new service called Talk to Books and it leverages machine learning. Google has kept in mind all of its users and developed the Confidential Mode in a backward compatible way, which means that users of the earlier version of Gmail will also be able to receive the messages in Confidential Mode via a link. (more...)
Brexit: Jaguar Land Rover to cut 1000 contract jobs Brexit: Jaguar Land Rover to cut 1000 contract jobs
- April 14, 2018

The luxury carmaker said the "review" of its production schedules is being undertaken to ensure market demand is balanced globally and that it will lay out its 2018-19 production plans to the workforce on Monday. The automaker saw a 26% drop in sales in the United Kingdom in the first three months of 2018 while sales in Germany fell 32%. JLR said in January that it would cut production numbers at its Halewood plant due to slowing new auto sales, which a company spokesman linked to "concern ... (more...)
Russia urges full access to evidence in spy case Russia urges full access to evidence in spy case
- April 13, 2018

It noted that there was an "almost complete absence of impurities" in the toxic chemical . The head of the organization noted that the investigation of the OPCW specialists is carried out regardless of the position of any country. Petersburg, while the British Council had to shut down its operations in Russian Federation. "At the same time, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office continues to assure us that Sergei and Yulia Skripal are receiving high-quality medical care, again without ... (more...)
Apple working on curved iPhone screens, touchless gesture control, sources say Apple working on curved iPhone screens, touchless gesture control, sources say
- April 08, 2018

Tim Cook & Co. are also allegedly designing a control feature that would let users perform certain tasks by simply hovering their finger over the screen. If you can recall, Samsung launched Air View for Galaxy devices that allows users to a take peek at the content in apps and do other things. Samsung has been toying with curved screen technology for a while now and it seems as if Apple is about to get onto the bandwagon too. (more...)
Apple hires former Google AI chief John Giannandrea
- April 05, 2018

As per reports , Giannandrea will be the leader in machine learning and AI strategy at Apple . " Our technology must be infused with the values we all hold dear ", Cook was quoted as saying. In a change that led to the departure of Windows chief Terry Myerson, last week Microsoft announced plans to focus more on its cloud and AI services. (more...)
Apple's making curved iPhone screens that support air gestures Apple's making curved iPhone screens that support air gestures
- April 05, 2018

As for what touchless gestures are, the feature would let users perform tasks by moving their fingers without having to actually tap the screen. Apple is also working on new screen technology, known as MicroLED , but that's at least three to five years away, Bloomberg News reported last month. (more...)
Moto G6 Shows Up at Fry's With $250 Price, May Launch Moto G6 Shows Up at Fry's With $250 Price, May Launch
- April 04, 2018

As of now, we have price details of Moto G6 and Moto G6 Plus . The front-facing camera is a 16MP sensor with a front-facing LED flash. As before, you can see the " motorola " branding at the bottom of the front of the phone, whereas the G5 family had " moto " branding at the top of the front. (more...)
Google URL Shortener Is Shutting Down: What You Must Do Google URL Shortener Is Shutting Down: What You Must Do
- April 02, 2018

Google has suggested developers to use Firebase Dynamic Links which allows single links to lead to different destinations depending on the type of device they're accessed from. After this period, all links will continue to redirect. "We're excited to grow and improve the product going forward". Additionally, development projects that have not used the URL Shortener APIs before May 30, 2018, will not be able to create short links with the service. (more...)
Chelsea vs. Tottenham Hotspur, Premier League Chelsea vs. Tottenham Hotspur, Premier League
- April 01, 2018

But my focus is to manage Tottenham and win games with Tottenham . He has never beaten the Blues at their own ground as Spurs manager and admits three points would be a big result. The Frenchman has an unreal capacity to win the ball back from the opposition before launching his side into an attack, Kante is one of the best players in his position in the world. (more...)
Facebook to delay smart speaker over privacy concerns Facebook to delay smart speaker over privacy concerns
- March 30, 2018

The moves are part of broader changes Facebook is planning to bolster privacy, said Rob Sherman, Facebook's deputy privacy officer. Owner of Mactech Solutions in Wichita Falls Terry McAdams helps people change their privacy settings frequently. (more...)
Rare kills death tax in Sea of Thieves Rare kills death tax in Sea of Thieves
- March 28, 2018

Rare Software has shelved its previously stated plan to introduce a Death Cost , which would have taken away some of players' hard-earned gold every time their characters died. That started with last week's release of Sea of Thieves , but due to a new problem that has popped up, the game isn't now playable for Game Pass members. (more...)
2 killed in possible assassination attempt on Egyptian security official 2 killed in possible assassination attempt on Egyptian security official
- March 25, 2018

The incident took place in Alexandria, close to the city's corniche, a waterfront promenade, and near hotels and military-owned buildings. The official survived, but one of his lead bodyguards died. Attacks in recent years were claimed by Islamic State in a targeted campaign against security forces and civilians. No group has immediately claimed responsibility for the explosion. (more...)
Google Plans Massive Investment to Fight Fake News Google Plans Massive Investment to Fight Fake News
- March 21, 2018

Google is launching a new initiative to make it easier for users to subscribe to their favorite news sites, without leaving the service, or engaging in a lengthy sign-up process. Google says it's committing $10 million through Google.org on a global media literacy initiative, which will include partnering with the fun, harmless YouTube stars like John Green that that, you know, the teens love. (more...)
Fortnite removed friendly fire as an experiment in combating player toxicity Fortnite removed friendly fire as an experiment in combating player toxicity
- March 21, 2018

That's especially true since it's making its way to mobile , where gamers generally expect games to be free and to spend money on them only when they feel it's worthwhile. In addition, it entered the top 10 of main applications in 58 countries. The countdown to shrink time begins as soon as the match starts. Another idea was also suggested by Epic Games that should interest players even after the latest limited time game mode is gone. (more...)
Audi to launch Tesla rivalling e-tron GT Audi to launch Tesla rivalling e-tron GT
- March 17, 2018

We've all seen the performance potential of electric vehicles, with cars like the Tesla Model S breaking 0-60 miles per hour records, so something fast, sleek and entirely electric from Audi is very enticing. One of the 20 electrified models introduced by 2025 will be an E-Tron GT version that will be produced alongside the E-Tron crossover we've seen up to now. (more...)
Quicker Raspberry Pi 3 Arrives With Model B+ Launch Quicker Raspberry Pi 3 Arrives With Model B+ Launch
- March 15, 2018

Already popular among the maker crowd, the new Pi version should be easier to integrate into products, as it ships with modular compliance certification for the new dual-band Wi-Fi. The price remains the same too, meaning it'll cost $35/£30 at the usual suppliers. Raspberry Pi released the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B about two years ago. (more...)
Apple to hold annual software developer conference in June Apple to hold annual software developer conference in June
- March 14, 2018

However, Apple hasn't been shy about teasing new hardware at the event too, even with its software focus. San Jose, CA, June 4-8 When technology connects with creativity, incredible ideas come to life. While not many details have been given surrounding the new software, we did hear a little while ago Apple plans to refine the experience of using iOS 12 while also offering cross-platform compatibility between iOS and macOS. (more...)
Google Maps turned into Mario Kart for Mario Day Google Maps turned into Mario Kart for Mario Day
- March 11, 2018

That's because the date Mar.10 looks like the name "Mario". While that sounds like a risky combo, Google is simply changing the driver's icon in Google Maps to a digital Mario motoring along in his staple red kart. This is far from the first time that Google Maps has participated in gaming-inspired map themes, most of which have been Nintendo-related. So if you unlock the game's premium features through in-app purchase, it will cost you just $4.99 instead of 9.99. (more...)
DARK SOULS: REMASTERED NETWORK TEST AND SOLAIRE OF ASTORA amiibo ANNOUNCED DARK SOULS: REMASTERED NETWORK TEST AND SOLAIRE OF ASTORA amiibo ANNOUNCED
- March 10, 2018

As a newly minted Dark Souls amiibo, Solaire was highly sought out by some fans, which were rudely awakened when they found out that he was a GameStop exclusive. Details of the network test's release date, timings and availability have not yet been announced . Dark Souls : Remastered , the remaster of the genre-defining and beloved original Dark Souls game will be available on May 25, 2018 for the Nintendo Switch , Xbox One , PlayStation 4 and Steam on PC. (more...)
Samsung unveiled its new invisible TV with Bixby support Samsung unveiled its new invisible TV with Bixby support
- March 10, 2018

Samsung's 2018 line features new innovations that enrich the lives of consumers by reimagining how TV integrates into the living room, how consumers enjoy their content, and how they interact with their devices. When the TV is turned off, it doesn't need to be simply black, as the Ambient mode allows users to showcase important information instead. Premium UHD : Models in the 2018 Premium UHD TV lineup include NU8500 and NU8000. (more...)
Today is International Women's Day: the Date's History and Mission Today is International Women's Day: the Date's History and Mission
- March 09, 2018

Everywhere, women are saying "The Time is Now". Time for an end to violence. March 8th is International Women's Day , a global day celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women throughout history. He pointed out that United Nations had now reached gender parity for the first time in his senior management team, adding "I am determined to achieve this throughout the Organisation". (more...)
Mario Tennis Aces arrives on June 22 Mario Tennis Aces arrives on June 22
- March 09, 2018

Since it's inception on the Nintendo 64 in 2000, Nintendo has gone on to release seven games under the Mario Tennis name. The game will be swinging its rackets your way starting on June 22, giving the company yet another strong game for the summer season. (more...)
James Harden is Wearing a Call of Duty James Harden is Wearing a Call of Duty
- March 07, 2018

Here is what Treyarch had to say about the new game mode. There are now no official details about what the 2018 Call of Duty game will be or when it will be released. The original reports come from self-styled industry insider Marcus Sellars - whose track record is patchy at best when it comes to leaks, with parts of the leak being verified by Eurogamer . (more...)
Qualcomm says Broadcom knew about CFIUS investigation Qualcomm says Broadcom knew about CFIUS investigation
- March 06, 2018

Department of the Treasury on Sunday in an official statement . Based on a count of more than half of the votes already cast, Broadcom would win a majority of Qualcomm's board seats, according to information obtained by Bloomberg . Analyst Stacy Rasgon at Bernstein Research doesn't see much likelihood that the CFIUS national security review would find grounds to block a merger. (more...)
Putin tells USA to send evidence of vote meddling Putin tells USA to send evidence of vote meddling
- March 05, 2018

McFaul added that "even 10 years ago, Putin's speech today threatening to attack America in new ways with nuclear weapons would have been sensational news, demanding a response from our president". Although Putin said his announcement was meant to get the attention of the USA, he also said he was open to talks with Washington. Underscoring the tension, Russian Federation called off strategic talks with the US set for this month after a Washington delegation snubbed a meeting on ... (more...)
Blizzard teases Diablo 3 coming to the Nintendo Switch Blizzard teases Diablo 3 coming to the Nintendo Switch
- March 04, 2018

Earlier this week, Blizzard tweeted a video of Diablo , the Lord of Terror, the Prime Evil, the Dark Lord, in the form of a nightlight being switched on and off. Boyes, who now serves as CEO of Iron Galaxy Studios, acknowledges that porting the title to Nintendo's new platform won't be easy, but he's sure that his team will be up to the task. (more...)
Facebook pumps the brakes on its secondary News Feed, 'Explore' Facebook pumps the brakes on its secondary News Feed, 'Explore'
- March 03, 2018

The Explore Feed experiment only ran in Sri Lanka, Guatemala, Bolivia, Cambodia, Serbia and Slovakia, and it was also made available as an option to Facebook users in the US . MPs and officials in the USA have questioned the site, along with other internet giants such as Google and Twitter, over their policing of such content as well as the use of their platforms to create political discourse. (more...)
Silicon Valley's White Male Panic Takes Root at Google Silicon Valley's White Male Panic Takes Root at Google
- March 03, 2018

Indeed, Wilberg's claim of discrimination against majority groups mimics the culture war around diversity being waged inside Google, where employees advocating for increased diversity have been reprimanded for offending white men. Wilberg stated that past year and in 2016, he and other recruiters were told to approve or dismiss candidates based exclusively on whether they were women, black or Latino. (more...)
Asus launches iPhone X clone ZenFone 5 - complete with notch
- March 02, 2018

Asus will be shipping three variations of the Zenfone 5Z. Asus Zenfone 5Z , Zenfone 5 and the Zenfone 5 Lite were revealed earlier today at the ongoing Mobile World Congress . MobileSyrup has reached out to Asus for Canadian pricing and availability and will update this article when it arrives. Featuring a different physical design altogether, this particular device also comes with a rather peculiar camera setup. (more...)
Johnny Sexton fit to face Wales despite sore back, says Rory Best Johnny Sexton fit to face Wales despite sore back, says Rory Best
- February 26, 2018

Scotland also had a record turnout the same weekend and it shows how healthy the women's game is at the moment - it's an exciting time for women's rugby. " Rory Best is going to grab Andrew Porter for the first scrum and make sure Andrew is ready to go". As is frequently the case in modern Test match rugby, the team which succeeds at the breakdown will win the spoils. (more...)
Android Pay, Google Wallet get the chop in favour of Google Pay Android Pay, Google Wallet get the chop in favour of Google Pay
- February 22, 2018

Google has begun rolling out its united payments platform, which brings Android Pay and Google Wallet together under one brand. In fact, uniting the two platforms isn't entirely complete, with Google Wallet's peer-to-peer payments continuing as a separate app called Google Pay Send - a rebrand of the Google Wallet app, though the company is promising an integrated experience in the U.S. (more...)
Ferrari 488 Pista: price, specs and release Ferrari 488 Pista: price, specs and release
- February 22, 2018

Pista means track in Italian-Ferrari could have named its latest Pizza and we'd still want one. The Ferrari 488 Pista will be physically revealed at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show . Driving dynamics of the auto have been improved due to the introduction of version 6 of the Side-Slip Angle Control system. But Ferrari isn't very good at releasing exact top speed figures, though, so it simply says the Pista can do "in excess of 211mph" as its top speed . (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+ specs detailed, new images ready Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+ specs detailed, new images ready
- February 20, 2018

Laser focus and OIS are also said to be part of the optics for the side of this front cameras which also on the 2 sides boast of an 8MP sensor with a f/1.7 aperture. More expected features include f/1.5 aperture, optical image stabilisation and dual-pixel autofocus. Let's check out what we know about the Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus ahead of launch. (more...)
Windows 10: This Microsoft mobile app wirelessly transfers pics from Android, iOS Windows 10: This Microsoft mobile app wirelessly transfers pics from Android, iOS
- February 17, 2018

After closing the Photos app and opening it again, you'll see a new option in the Import drop-down menu, letting you copy photos from your phone to your PC wirelessly. "We knew that students often captured on multiple phones or tablets, but leveraged a single "project" PC to assemble their media and create their final project". (more...)
HomePod white ring issue confirmed by Apple HomePod white ring issue confirmed by Apple
- February 16, 2018

The marks should be able to be cleaned off and will fade gradually anyway, the brand says. Apple has since acknowledged the issue and updated its support page for the HomePod with additional details about the smart speaker and how its silicone base interacts with certain surfaces. (more...)
Victoria Beckham says Spice Girls won't reunite for new tour Victoria Beckham says Spice Girls won't reunite for new tour
- February 15, 2018

Brooklyn wore a dark blue blazer, white shirt, dark trousers, olive green slip-on sneakers, a yellow beanie, and a silver chain necklace. But Brooklyn was instead seen in Los Angeles, where he's been helping Chloe to celebrate her 21st birthday. (more...)
Blackcaps look to keep tri-series finals hopes alive against England Blackcaps look to keep tri-series finals hopes alive against England
- February 15, 2018

England won the toss and elected to bowl Tuesday in the Trans-Tasman Tri-Series Twenty20 cricket global against New Zealand at the Wellington Regional Stadium. On a pitch that appeared worn and torn, Buttler won the toss and elected to bowl, only for Guptill and Williamson to put on 82 for the second wicket partnership. (more...)
There's no virtual reality on the horizon for Sea of Thieves There's no virtual reality on the horizon for Sea of Thieves
- February 15, 2018

Sea of Thieves will feature microtransactions, like most games released these days. Rare has announced that Sea of Thieves will not feature any loot boxes at all. A few months after launch, Rare is planning to drop its first major update, which will bring in a new system called Ship Captaincy. That update will introduce microtransactions to the game. (more...)
Google is bringing Instant one-tap replies to messaging apps Google is bringing Instant one-tap replies to messaging apps
- February 14, 2018

Reply is created to work with a number of popular messaging services, including Google Hangouts and Allo , Whatsapp , Facebook Messenger , Android Messages , Skype , Twitter direct messages and Slack . According to TechCrunch , there is a Do Not Disturb mode that can switch on when a user is driving, as well as a vacation responder that automatically checks your calendar to let others know you aren't working. (more...)
Apple's security challenged as former intern leaks iOS source code Apple's security challenged as former intern leaks iOS source code
- February 11, 2018

Plus, Apple said the leaked code is three-years-old, so there is no need to panic. The company wants its consumers to stay up to date with their iOS . "There are many layers of hardware and software protections built in to our products, and we always encourage customers to update to the newest software releases to benefit from the latest protections", Apple said in its statement. (more...)
New PS4 5.50 Update Makes Organizing Games Easier, Adds PS4 Pro Functionality New PS4 5.50 Update Makes Organizing Games Easier, Adds PS4 Pro Functionality
- February 09, 2018

Keep an eye on email regarding the details to get an access to this update. In system software update 5 .00 we introduced a range of parental control enhancements. We're adding a function that will allow you to hide certain applications under the "Purchased" tab in the Library. In addition, you can also prevent recurring ones coming back again. (more...)
OnePlus 5T available in Lava Red for a few days this February OnePlus 5T available in Lava Red for a few days this February
- February 06, 2018

Just in time for Valentine's Day, OnePlus has made a decision to unveil a Lava Red OnePlus 5T smartphone. The company has unveiled a "Lava Red"-coloured OnePlus 5T". Like the standard OnePlus 5T, there's an all-metal build with a matte texture and black accents (like the bezels around the screen). The metal casing and metal buttons are all one of two shades of red. (more...)
Snow and ice warning issued for Northumberland Snow and ice warning issued for Northumberland
- February 06, 2018

Both opportunities for spraying and drying will be limited in the coming days as a result of the cold, wintry weather. Met Eireann's general forecast states: " Today will be cold and frosty this morning with icy patches". "Sleet, snow and hail showers will affect the Northern Isles, northwest Highlands and Hebrides during Tuesday, while elsewhere it will be sunny". "Total snow accumulation by the end of the week expected to be 20 to 30 centimetres [12 inches] over the hills". (more...)
IPhone 2018 Release Date: Rumored to Come out in September? IPhone 2018 Release Date: Rumored to Come out in September?
- February 06, 2018

Only the iPhone SE remains unaffected by the price change which is now assembled in the country. There has been an increase of up to 3.6 percent in the prices of iPhone models and up to 8.3 percent for Apple Watch variants. Cupertino tech giant Apple seems to have landed in the soup as the $1,000 iPhone X owners are now complaining that they are experiencing screen delays on incoming calls. (more...)
The Latest Monster Hunter World Update Has Arrived with Fixes The Latest Monster Hunter World Update Has Arrived with Fixes
- February 05, 2018

As well as fixes for matchmaking and SOS flares, issues with the Hunting Horn have also been sorted, among other things. The new patch addresses many of these issues and Capcom says Xbox One owners should no longer have any trouble with filtered searches, matchmaking, SOS system or Squad sessions. (more...)
Essential Phone to skip Android 8.0 due to 'stability issues' Essential Phone to skip Android 8.0 due to 'stability issues'
- February 03, 2018

Android 8.0 Oreo is undoubtedly the most advanced Android update till date and for that very same reason, people around the world have been waiting for this update on their respective Android smartphones. You wouldn't want to end up in the same boat as users of a certain Android One device, right? By this we mean this small team might not be able to fix huge problems. (more...)
PS4 boosted in Japan after strong Monster Hunter debut PS4 boosted in Japan after strong Monster Hunter debut
- February 01, 2018

The buzz leading up to the release of Monster Hunter World was considerable, and it seems like Capcom is now reaping the rewards. If you log in today and don't see it for some reason, you may just need to wait a few days for it to get to you. (more...)
World of Warcraft's new expansion available for pre-order World of Warcraft's new expansion available for pre-order
- February 01, 2018

You will discover the kingdom of Kul Tiras and the lands of the ancient empire of Zandalar, plunder uncharted islands, and be able to unlock six new race variants, including the Nightborne Elves , Highmountain Tauren , and Zandalari Trolls as part of the Horde , and the Void Elves , Lightforged Draenei and Dark Iron Dwarves if you join the Alliance . (more...)

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