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Play Star Wars Battlefront 2 Early With EA Access And Origin Play Star Wars Battlefront 2 Early With EA Access And Origin
- October 12, 2017

This "soon" actually covers any point between October and December, so don't leave this page thinking that we will be getting these games tomorrow! Alongside the new games, EA also announced several new free trials that will be arriving later this year for EA's slate of upcoming titles, including Star Wars Battlefront II , Need for Speed: Payback , and the upcoming Xbox One version of The Sims 4 , allowing players to get some early hands-on time with the games before their full ... (more...)
In Antarctica discovered a giant mysterious hole In Antarctica discovered a giant mysterious hole
- October 11, 2017

The latest change is something tougher to explain . A huge hole almost the size of the state of ME has opened up in the thick sea ice blanketing Antarctica's Weddell Sea. However, scientists have not yet confirmed that. A "polynya" is a large ice-free area that develops in an otherwise frozen sea, and this particular formation is situated in the Weddell Sea, east of the Antarctic Peninsula. (more...)
Echo Show sees temporary $30 price cut after removal of YouTube app Echo Show sees temporary $30 price cut after removal of YouTube app
- October 11, 2017

And, if she doesn't recognize who's speaking, she'll just revert to the default Alexa experience. The functionality has remained one of the most-requested for Alexa, with users' eagerness only fueled by Google adding support for voice recognition to its Google Home several months ago. (more...)
This is Oculus Go: Standalone VR for just $199 This is Oculus Go: Standalone VR for just $199
- October 11, 2017

One of the big features of Santa Cruz is its inside-out tracking, meaning that the headset won't require external sensors like the Oculus Rift now does. That accessibility is where Oculus Go comes in. So, Santa Cruz is a separate, distinct product from Oculus Go. The device utilizes a "fast-switch" WQHD LCD screen and spatial audio. (more...)
SpaceX to launch satellite with pre-flown rocket on Wednesday
- October 11, 2017

To date, SpaceX has landed Falcon 9 first stages on 17 separate occasions, most recently on Monday (Oct. 9) during the launch of 10 satellites for the communications company Iridium . The Falcon 9 will carry a high-powered communications satellite, which will work double-duty for the USA -based operator EchoStar and Luxembourg-based SES. (more...)
PornHub Visitors May Have Been Infected by Hackers PornHub Visitors May Have Been Infected by Hackers
- October 11, 2017

The malvertising group behind the latest campaign, nicknamed KovCoreG by the researchers, used their ads on the porn site to redirect users to a scam site that asked them to download a browser update . PornHub has not responded for commentary on the attack yet. "This discovery underscores that threat actors follow the money and continue to ideal combinations of social engineering, targeting, and pre-filtering to infect new victims". (more...)
Apple ditching Samsung in favor of LG to manufacture foldable iPhones, report Apple ditching Samsung in favor of LG to manufacture foldable iPhones, report
- October 11, 2017

However, Apple could still delay the launch of the device at a later date. For next year's new iPhone , the Korean tech giant is also expected to be the sole supplier. A study from earlier this year claims Samsung would hold around 89 percent of the OLED panel market in 2017 and will only drop down to 72 percent by 2020 . (more...)
BMW bundles X5 and X6 with new special editions BMW bundles X5 and X6 with new special editions
- October 11, 2017

The Alcantara/leather upholstery combination in Anthracite/Black and with M badging on the seat leather is available as an alternative at no extra cost. The BMW X5 Special Edition and X6 M Sport Edition will be available at BMW's United Kingdom dealers from December. The wheels come in double-spoke design with mixed-size runflat tires. (more...)
Super Mario Odyssey gets all singing, all dancing musical video Super Mario Odyssey gets all singing, all dancing musical video
- October 11, 2017

Featuring the game's ridiculously catchy theme song, we see Mario interact with the very real people of New Donk City and dance with them in a video clearly inspired by Broadway. First there was that Super Mario Bros . film back in the nineties (shudder); then there was... There's some new gameplay of Mario riding a scooter around the city, too, showing how some of the new open world is playing a part in Super Mario Odyssey , rather than the more linear paths the series has typically ... (more...)
Facebook and Twitter face new taxes in online abuse crackdown
- October 11, 2017

Theresa May government is mulling to levy on social media firms and internet providers to help fund its online safety strategy, created to tackle bullying, abuse and other risks for children and vulnerable users. "Behavior that is unacceptable in real life is unacceptable on a computer screen". Other proposals include an annual internet safety transparency report and greater support for tech and digital start-ups, aimed at building the necessary safety features into apps and products from ... (more...)
Hands on: Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) review Hands on: Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) review
- October 11, 2017

Amazon has announced its All-New Kindle Oasis e-reader, an update to their 2016 Kindle Oasis that adds - at very long last - waterproofing . The story doesn't end there, because the new Oasis adds one of the features that was missing from the original and that's adaptive illumination. (more...)
BlackBerry Motion with 4000mAh battery launched BlackBerry Motion with 4000mAh battery launched
- October 11, 2017

The product listing reveals that the handset will launch on October 22nd. It has been launched at a price equivalent to Rs 30,000. The Motion's 5.5-inch LCD show and Snapdragon 625 framework on-a-chip is fueled by an expansive 4,000 mAh battery (the iPhone 8 Plus has a 2,675 mAh battery), which Blackberry expects will interest business clients searching for throughout the day battery life. (more...)
Spacewalkers float out to lubricate robotic arm Spacewalkers float out to lubricate robotic arm
- October 11, 2017

On October 5, the duo had replaced the latching mechanism on one end of the Canadian-made robotic arm , called Canadarm2. Another camera outside the ISS, nicknamed "Old Yeller" because of its yellow hues, is set to be replaced on the next spacewalk October 18. (more...)
Competitor to JioPhone? Airtel introduces new 4G smartphone at Rs 1399 Competitor to JioPhone? Airtel introduces new 4G smartphone at Rs 1399
- October 11, 2017

If you do not wish to opt for the Rs 169 bundled plan, you can get recharges of any value. Ever since Jio Phone was launched we were hearing leaks and rumors about Airtel coming up with it's competitor and now Airtel has announced it's smartphone manufactured by Karbonn called Karbonn A40 which is priced at a effective price of ₹1,399. (more...)
Xolo Era 3, Era 2V, & Era 3X officially launch in India Xolo Era 3, Era 2V, & Era 3X officially launch in India
- October 11, 2017

All the three smartphones also come loaded with 365 days screen replacement offer, which is a nifty addition. Hardware: The Xolo Era 3 will carry a 64-bit quad-core MediaTek MT6737 processor under the hood clocked at 1.25GHz and clubbed with 1GB of RAM. (more...)
Sensex reclaims 32000, Nifty50 nears 10050; Airtel, Axis Bank top gainers
- October 11, 2017

Release of data sets of IIP for August and inflation for September is slated for tomorrow. Gains were led by energy, metal, realty and infra shares, which were up between 0.5 per cent and 1.1 per cent. BSE Sensex fell 90.42 points at 31,833.99, and NSE Nifty fell 32.15 points at 9,984.80. Asian shares rose on Wednesday, tracking Wall Street's rally to all-time highs, while the euro hovered near a 10-day peak after Catalonia's leader talked down immediate plans to secede from Spain, ... (more...)
Google testing autoplay videos on YouTube Google testing autoplay videos on YouTube
- October 11, 2017

Instead, the new feature works nearly exactly the same as the aforementioned Facebook autoplay - it starts playing the video now in focus while you're scrolling through your home page. Android Central says autoplay, which YouTube calls Play As You Browse, is enabled by default, but you have the option to either disable it completely or tweak the setting so videos only play automatically when you're connected to a Wi-Fi network. (more...)
Canaccord Genuity Remains a Buy on Atricure
- October 11, 2017

US Bancorp DE now owns 4,202 shares of the medical device company's stock worth $102,000 after purchasing an additional 2,535 shares during the period. Therefore 89% are positive. AtriCure, Inc. (ATRC) remained successful in beating the consensus-estimated -$0.26 as it actually earned -$0.21 per share in its last reported financial results. (more...)
Honor introduces its first smartphone with an 18:9 FullView Display Honor introduces its first smartphone with an 18:9 FullView Display
- October 11, 2017

Huawei has put a 5.93-inch full-HD+ (1080x2160 pixels) curved display featuring a 18:9 screen ratio support and minimal bezels in a unibody metal form factor. The device is also IP67 certified, making it water and dust resistant. The secondary sensor on the smartphone is used for measuring the depth-of-field in the image for offering better Bokeh effect. (more...)
NASA scientists ADMIT Mars is 'cradle of ALIEN life' in bombshell breakthrough
- October 11, 2017

According to the observations made by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) reported massive deposits in a basin - Eridania - on southern Mars. Scientists have known for some time that Mars once had lots and lots of water - in fact, some of it is still there - but exactly where it existed on the planet has been pretty hard to figure out thanks to billions of years of surface erosion . (more...)
IDC And Gartner Release PC Market Figures IDC And Gartner Release PC Market Figures
- October 11, 2017

The company was followed by Lenovo (21.6 per cent) and Dell (16.1 per cent), with Apple and Asus rounding out the top five. Gartner said worldwide PC shipments totaled 67 million units in the third quarter of 2017, a 3.6 percent decline from the third quarter of 2016. (more...)
Mini 1499 GT Edition Has Fast Looks, Low Price Mini 1499 GT Edition Has Fast Looks, Low Price
- October 11, 2017

Available to order now, the 1499 GT recalls the entertaining drive, distinctive styling and low running costs of the 1969 original, which was one of the most affordable performance cars of its day. But as you may have noticed, it looks way cooler than a normal Mini One. The 1499 GT is based on the current MINI Hatch and comes with plenty of premium features, such as the John Cooper Works sports pack - which adds 17-inch black alloys, dark-tinted windows, sporty bumpers, a split-level spoiler ... (more...)
EE and Virgin mobile phone users 'unable to make calls' EE and Virgin mobile phone users 'unable to make calls'
- October 11, 2017

EE says emergency calls, as well as all data and messaging services, are working as normal. CEO Marc Allera took to Twitter last night to say full service had been restored, adding: "I know that this has made the day very hard for some of our customers, and for that I'd like to sincerely apologise". (more...)
Asteroid Size of a House to Fly Past Earth Thursday Asteroid Size of a House to Fly Past Earth Thursday
- October 11, 2017

The upcoming asteroid will fly over the Pacific Ocean at 1:42 AM ET. The fly-by of the asteroid designated 2012 TC4 will give asteroid trackers around the world an opportunity to test their ability to operate as a coordinated global asteroid warning network. (more...)
Tim Cook et Emmanuel Macron ont discuté taxation des GAFA Tim Cook et Emmanuel Macron ont discuté taxation des GAFA
- October 11, 2017

L'occasion de parler de la taxation des géants du net et des projets numérique en France. "In fine c'est quand même vis-à-vis de ces actionnaires que les décisions se prennent". Globe-trotter passionné de photographie, je m'intéresse à tout ce qui touche aux nouvelles-technologies. Face ID remplacera le capteur d'empreinte équipant les précédents modèles pour déverrouiller l'appareil et constitue l'un des principaux arguments de vente de la firme à la pomme pour l'iPhone X qui sera ... (more...)
Overwatch's Halloween Terror Event Returns With Junkenstein's Revenge Overwatch's Halloween Terror Event Returns With Junkenstein's Revenge
- October 11, 2017

A leaderboard has been added to commemorate players who've lasted the longest in endless mode, too. There's also a new PvE based event called Junkenstein's Revenge , where you can shut down the competition in a spooky surrounding. The first version is the same one a year ago, while the second version is an endless mode that replaces the roster of heroes with Genji, Torbjörn, Widowmaker, and Zenyatta. (more...)
OnePlus devices found to be collecting sensitive data from users OnePlus devices found to be collecting sensitive data from users
- October 11, 2017

According to Christopher Moore , who spotted the transmission, the Chinese company was collecting details such as phone number, IMEI number, mobile serial number, MAC address, mobile network names, and battery status more. The first can be switched off by heading to Settings, Advanced, and finally Join user experience program. Apparently, there are two apps are to be blamed for collecting and sending personal information to OnePlus' domain: OnePlus Device Manager and OnePlus Device Manager ... (more...)
Samsung releases limited edition robotic vacuum cleaner that looks like Darth Vader Samsung releases limited edition robotic vacuum cleaner that looks like Darth Vader
- October 11, 2017

And if you can't see the dark lord sweeping the floors, you can go for the Stormtrooper design. The Darth Vader model differentiates itself from the Stormtrooper model because it features Wi-Fi, a 7-segment digital display and comes with a remote control whereas the Stormtrooper model only has an indicator light in place of the display and doesn't come with a remote. (more...)
Motorola announces new Diwali offer with flat discounts on four smartphones Motorola announces new Diwali offer with flat discounts on four smartphones
- October 11, 2017

The offers will be available on Moto E4, Moto G5 , Moto M , Moto Z2 Play. The Moto G5, which is now priced at Rs 12,599, will be available at Rs 10,999. Motorola's new offer focuses on the devices available offline. Meanwhile, Motorola has admitted that the arrival of the Moto X4 in India has been a delayed a bit. (more...)
Facebook Inc (FB) Director Sells $30236.03 in Stock
- October 11, 2017

Marsico Capital Management Llc sold 23,840 shares as the company's stock rose 10.88% with the market. 16,000 shares valued at $2.37M were sold by Cox Christopher K on Monday, May 22. The stock increased 0.16% or $0.27 during the last trading session, reaching $172.5. Analysts await Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) to report earnings on November, 1. (more...)