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Tencent & PUBG Corp Announce Mobile Version Release in 'Many Regions' Tencent & PUBG Corp Announce Mobile Version Release in 'Many Regions'
- March 20, 2018

As in the original game (which started the battle royale craze in 2017), players are dropped on a desert island where they have to find weapons and equipment in order to take on other players roaming the open world. PUBG Mobile isn't the first battle royale game on mobile (far from it, in fact), but despite being usurped by Fortnite in recent months, it was the first battle royale game that most gamers ever played. (more...)
The world's tiniest computer among IBM's expected 'crypto-anchors' The world's tiniest computer among IBM's expected 'crypto-anchors'
- March 20, 2018

In terms of computer power, the chip has the power of the x86 chip from 1990, which is impressive considering the size. This smallest computer is smaller than a grain of salt. In 2017, the company also partnered with Samsung to build one of the world's smallest computer chips that could triple mobile phone battery life, a report by Daily Mail says. (more...)
'Fortnite' Blitz Mode: What It Is and How to Play 'Fortnite' Blitz Mode: What It Is and How to Play
- March 20, 2018

Fornite just dropped a new limited-time event that involves a quick play game mode dubbed "Blitz Mode." if you're wondering how Blitz Mode works, we've put together a guide to the event. Probably the strangest change for most people will be the touchscreen controls (nope, no Bluetooth controller support just yet). The Cary-based developer have also advised Battle Royale and Fortnite Save The World fans on how to stay safe online. (more...)
Apple reportedly investing in MicroLED screen production Apple reportedly investing in MicroLED screen production
- March 19, 2018

However, consumers will probably have to wait for few years before seeing the results. Guess it's high time for them to be going en route with this plan since their screen panels are provided by Samsung, Sharp, LG and Japan Display for all this while. (more...)
Vivo X21 and X21 UD goes official in China with Jovi Vivo X21 and X21 UD goes official in China with Jovi
- March 19, 2018

Also, they stole the show at MWC 2018 with their 'APEX' concept smartphone last month whose fingerprint sensor almost cover the bottom half of the screen. Both the front and rear cameras also come with a support for portrait mode. This dual-SIM smartphone comes laden with Android 8.1 Oreo-based Funtouch OS 4 on top. (more...)
Purchase a Pixel 2 XL on finance and receive $200 credit Purchase a Pixel 2 XL on finance and receive $200 credit
- March 19, 2018

The Google Pixel 2 XL is a very capable flagship smartphone. The promotion for the discount on the Google Pixel 2 XL comes from the Google Store, and provides both a $200 refund and a free 18W USB-C charger - both of which combine to make a great promotion for those looking to upgrade to the latest flagship from this relative newcomer to the smartphone scene. (more...)
New Sonic Racing Game Gets Teaser Trailer New Sonic Racing Game Gets Teaser Trailer
- March 19, 2018

Sonic Mania Plus promo art with updated features. The new edition is scheduled to release in summer 2018. No details about the new modes have been revealed so far. Although Sonic Mania is the highest-rated Sonic game in 15 years according to SEGA , the decision to not release disc copies didn't sit well with retail fans, and even Mania's collector's edition included a download code. (more...)
How to play Sea of Thieves early with Xbox Game Pass How to play Sea of Thieves early with Xbox Game Pass
- March 19, 2018

To more easily promote its platform on the market, Microsoft has implemented a new policy regarding its own game titles and, accordingly, they will all be immediately available on the Xbox Game Pass after their release. This works on PC, and Xbox One , just make sure you subscribe to the trial first before switching your region. Microsoft's new " Netflix for video games" would offer users access to games from a variety of developers on a subscription basis and is meant to lure ... (more...)
Oppo R15, Oppo R15 Dream Mirror Edition launched: Prices, specifications and features Oppo R15, Oppo R15 Dream Mirror Edition launched: Prices, specifications and features
- March 19, 2018

The company is all set to launch its Oppo F7 and Oppo F7 Youth smartphones in country. The Ceramic Dark variant of R15 Dream Mirror has a "special screen design" and is priced at 3,499 Yuan or Rs. 16 (f/1.7 aperture, Sony's IMX519 sensor, 1.22um pixel size) and 5-megapixel (f/2.2 aperture) snappers sit on the back of the OPPO R15 , while you will find 16 (same camera as in the OPPO R15 ) and 20-megapixel (f/1.7 aperture) cameras on the back of the OPPO R15 Dream Mirror Edition . (more...)
'The Simpsons' remember Stephen Hawking in their latest episode 'The Simpsons' remember Stephen Hawking in their latest episode
- March 19, 2018

The Sunday Times newspaper reports that the paper will be published by an unnamed "leading journal" following the completion of a review. According to Professor Hertog, Hawking could have won the Nobel prize for his final work. Hawking's multiverse theory states that our universe is one of many others in existence caused by the Big Bang. Daily Mail opines that if his theory was proven in his lifetime, he would be up for a Nobel Prize. (more...)
Price Target Overview of Nvidia Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA)
- March 19, 2018

Bw Gestao De Investimentos Ltda bought 2,000 shares as the company's stock rose 26.83% with the market. The hedge fund held 448,216 shares of the semiconductors company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $17.79M, up from 182,379 at the end of the previous reported quarter. (more...)
Galaxy Note 8 Android 8.0 Oreo Update Released Galaxy Note 8 Android 8.0 Oreo Update Released
- March 19, 2018

T-mobile subscribers who own Samsung's 2017 flagship phones will have something to look forward to as Android 8.0 updates are finally here. A couple of months ago, Samsung Galaxy S8 devices received the update to the latest Android operating system. (more...)
Yakuza: Kiwami 2: PS4 Exclusive Gets a Western Release Date Yakuza: Kiwami 2: PS4 Exclusive Gets a Western Release Date
- March 18, 2018

The Song of Life due out in a few weeks, Sega has announced that Yakuza Kiwami 2 is set to release in the West this fall (now making me 2 of 5 for the games I'm hoping to see announced this year). If you've missed any of the games, you can always check out the Yakuza Experience, which has comics that sum up plotlines, as well as trace character arcs. (more...)
320000-Year-Old Stone Tools Push Back Origins of Human Innovation 320000-Year-Old Stone Tools Push Back Origins of Human Innovation
- March 17, 2018

The people developed complex trading networks stretching for miles, and developed colorful pigments, and started manufacturing specialized tools beyond the crude handaxes of the Early Stone Age , according to the findings. The faunal evidence, together with additional geological and paleoenvironmental indicators from Olorgesailie, show that the new adaptive behaviors that define earliest Homo sapiens were associated with large-scale changes in climates, faunas, and landscapes. (more...)
Galaxy Note 8 treated to long-awaited Android 8.0 Oreo update Galaxy Note 8 treated to long-awaited Android 8.0 Oreo update
- March 17, 2018

After the Oreo update , the smartphones will have picture-in-picture mode that lets users to two tasks simultaneously. This particular update also bundles all of the patches included in this month's Security Maintenance Release (SMR), meant to arm the Galaxy Note 8 with protection against unauthorised remote access attempts, among other things. (more...)
New shocking game mode being added to 'Fornite: Battle Royale' New shocking game mode being added to 'Fornite: Battle Royale'
- March 17, 2018

Updating a game on a weekly basis comes with its challenges, and Fortnite has unfortunately run into a minor issue with the Boogie Bomb in update 3.3, and as such the unique grenade is temporarily disabled. On PC, the game still faces some competition from PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds , but Epic's game has all of the momentum right now. You will be directed to the Apple App store where you can download Fortnite Mobile . (more...)
Carl Domino Inc Has $2.23 Million Stake in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)
- March 17, 2018

Manatuck Hill Partners Llc who had been investing in Vicor Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $1.00 billion market cap company. (NYSE:ABBV) or 70,928 shares. Cornerstone Holdg Lc accumulated 0.1% or 106,212 shares. Shares for $44.13M were sold by ALLEN SAMUEL R. $3.46M worth of stock was sold by Jones Mary K.W. (more...)
Russian Federation to expel United Kingdom diplomats in spy row Russian Federation to expel United Kingdom diplomats in spy row
- March 17, 2018

The London-Moscow row started following the murder attempt on former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in Britain's southwestern city of Salisbury, which took place on March 4. The first use of a nerve agent on European soil since World War II is a direct challenge to the Western alliance, days before elections are nearly certain to give Vladimir Putin a fourth term as president. (more...)
Stephen Hawking: Harrogate residents pay tribute to renowned physicist Stephen Hawking: Harrogate residents pay tribute to renowned physicist
- March 17, 2018

I have only the barest understanding of how he related the most infinitesimal particles to the incomprehensible vastness of time and space, or of how the universe can have spontaneously created itself out of nothing. Alfonse d'Amato succeeded him in 1981, which I covered as a journalist at the time. The noted scientist lived with a debilitating disease for more than 50 years. (more...)
Former Equifax Chief Information Officer Charged With Insider Trading Former Equifax Chief Information Officer Charged With Insider Trading
- March 17, 2018

Ying, the former chief information officer for Equifax's USA information-solutions business, used confidential information entrusted to him by the company to determine that it had been hacked, according to a separate complaint filed by the Securities and Exchange Commission . (more...)
Next Nintendo Direct Will Focus on Nindies Next Week Next Nintendo Direct Will Focus on Nindies Next Week
- March 17, 2018

What are you hoping for from the Nindies Showcase next week? A year ago in August, Nintendo delighted fans with a Nindies broadcast that showed off a number of different, excellent indie titles like Golf Story , Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes , and others. (more...)
Alexa's new 'Brief Mode' makes Amazon's voice-activated assistant talk less Alexa's new 'Brief Mode' makes Amazon's voice-activated assistant talk less
- March 17, 2018

While I haven't been able to try out the new feature yet, Brief Mode has appeared in the Alexa iOS app on my iPhone X. Today, the tech-giant is adding a "Brief Mode" which disables the chatter aspect of the Echo, and replaces it with a simple chime once a task is completed. (more...)
West Virginia Mountaineers Race past Murray State West Virginia Mountaineers Race past Murray State
- March 17, 2018

It was also his best scoring total since he scored 16 points in a February 12 victory over TCU, when he made eight of 13 shots. Murray State ranks 96th in three pointers allowed per game (20.6). But Friday, he ran into WVU and Press Virginia, a defense that has contained stars like Oklahoma Trae Young. When you have played basketball for as many years as No. (more...)
Apple to host surprise education-focused media event on March 27 Apple to host surprise education-focused media event on March 27
- March 16, 2018

Since the event is at a tech-focused high school, Apple could also announce a new education initiative. There could also be new educational features that are going to arrive with iOS 11.3. The iPhone maker typically holds its product announcements in California, at its campus in Cupertino, or at nearby convention centers, making this an unusual event. (more...)
Facebook's autocomplete feature suggested child abuse videos Facebook's autocomplete feature suggested child abuse videos
- March 16, 2018

Facebook has more than 2 billion users around the world and any changes on the social networking site can not go unnoticed. While the search results aren't suggesting that you personally are searching for a video of child abuse, the results are based on what others have searched previously - a function that is normally useful but can turn up some unsavory results. (more...)
Epic is planning a Fortnite event with celebrities at E3 Epic is planning a Fortnite event with celebrities at E3
- March 16, 2018

Ninja by himself is popular enough, especially with his game of choice " Fortnite " now rising up the charts. Reuters/Mark BlinchRapper Drake arrives on the red carpet for the film "The Carter Effect" September 12, 2017. Ninja and Drake got together with other players to play a few rounds with Epic Game popular shooter video game. Original story, March 15: Fortnite is breaking records all over the shop, and last night it checked another one of the list, as Rapper Drake tuned in to ... (more...)
IPhone SE 2 with iPhone X design IPhone SE 2 with iPhone X design
- March 16, 2018

You may also like: Apple iPhone SE 2: What To Expect? A hands-on video showing what could be the iPhone SE 2 has been leaked across the web and it shows that the device is a little cross between the original iPhone SE and Apple's latest and greatest iPhone X . (more...)
SwiftKey Keyboard for iOS Gets Updated With New Toolbar, GIFs, More SwiftKey Keyboard for iOS Gets Updated With New Toolbar, GIFs, More
- March 16, 2018

Stickers are pretty self-explanatory, although the ability to add text to them could be a good way to give stickers you send a personal touch. On Android , you can use the new toolbar to edit stickers to your own style. The Toolbar is represented as a small "+" icon near the top left of the keyboard, and tapping it reveals a new menu for finding all of your favorite features, including emoji, GIFs, themes, and your clipboard. (more...)
Samsung's Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus Officially Launch Samsung's Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus Officially Launch
- March 16, 2018

With the plan of Rs 2799 per month for 24 months, the rest of the amount paid for the Galaxy S9+ is Rs 67,176 over the entire period. The bezels around the display are even narrower than last year's Galaxy S8 . This appears nearly bezel-less. With today's consumers wanting a smartphone camera with state-of-the-art technology, not just for taking pictures but to also tell their own unique story, both model cameras provide super speed dual pixel sensor with dedicated processing power and ... (more...)
Astronaut Scott Kelly's DNA permanently changed in space Astronaut Scott Kelly's DNA permanently changed in space
- March 16, 2018

Although 93% of Kelly's genetic expression returned to normal once he returned to Earth, a subset of several hundred "space genes" remained disrupted. Yet as genes turn on and off, change in the function of cells may occur. While 93% of Kelly's genes went back to normal after a few days back on Earth, the remaining 7% could spell longer term changes to his immune system, DNA fix, bone formation networks, hypoxia, and hypercapnia. (more...)