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Third-parties can now customize Google Assistant voice commands Third-parties can now customize Google Assistant voice commands
- March 10, 2018

Starting today, thanks to a new feature for Actions called Custom Device Actions, device makers can extend the Assistant and add "native" functionality specific to their device. Again, developers need to implement this support and push out an update for Google review. Finally, here's a big one, OEMs will now be able to add custom Assistant commands to their devices. (more...)
ZTE Nubia N3 launched with 18:9 display, 5000mAh battery ZTE Nubia N3 launched with 18:9 display, 5000mAh battery
- March 10, 2018

The Nubia N3 sports unibody metal design and a 5.99-inch FHD+ display with a resolution of 2160x1080 pixel, 18:9 display and pixel density 403ppi. On the optics front, the new smartphone from Nubia features a dual rear camera setup. The mobile phone has Full HD+ screen and packs a 5,000mAh battery. The phone packs 64GB of internal storage that can be expanded. We expect more details to emerge in the coming days. (more...)
Apple Inc. (AAPL) Shares Bought by Davidson Investment Advisors Apple Inc. (AAPL) Shares Bought by Davidson Investment Advisors
- March 09, 2018

About 4.73 million shares traded or 22.21% up from the average. It has underperformed by 17.22% the S&P500. Jpmorgan Chase & Company decreased its stake in Apple Inc ( AAPL ) by 4.27% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 confirmed for October 12th Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 confirmed for October 12th
- March 09, 2018

Few details have been released about the Treyarch-developed game, but we do know Black Ops 4 will be in gamers' hands by the end of the year. It's been rumoured for a while that we'd be getting a new Black Ops title as the Call of Duty game this year. (more...)
Intel launches Optane 800P M.2 SSD range Intel launches Optane 800P M.2 SSD range
- March 09, 2018

Intel and Micron end mutual cooperation in the field of 3D NAND - 01/09/2018 09:03 AMIntel and Micron have announced that they will end their collaboration in the development of 3D nand flash memory. The SSD sticks are available with 118GB for $199 or 58GB for $129. To provide some context; a 250GB Samsung 960 EVO M.2 SSD retails at an SRP of RM649, while an M.2 SATA Klevv Neo N600 SSD with just 120GB sells for just a little less than RM500. (more...)
Mi MIX 2s to Come With Wireless Charging Support, Confirms Xiaomi Mi MIX 2s to Come With Wireless Charging Support, Confirms Xiaomi
- March 09, 2018

The smartphone is expected to hit the Indian shores in the days to come, although there's no confirmed date for the same as of yet. A teaser pic also leaked on the internet telling us about the wireless charging feature which Xiaomi might be bringing to Mi Mix 2S. (more...)
EA signs Warner Bros. up to Origin Access EA signs Warner Bros. up to Origin Access
- March 09, 2018

You'll notice that WBIE's big game from last fall, Middle-earth: Shadow of War is absent here, but EA's new Out of the Park Baseball '19 management sim is here. "Players can also access discounts on Origin game purchases". Other games now available through the Vault are " Titanfall 2", " Mirror's Edge Catalyst", " Mass Effect " and " Mass Effect : Andromeda", " Battlefield 3", " Battlefield 4" and " Battlefield 1", "Star Wars: Battlefront", "The Sims 4", "Simcity" and many more. (more...)
Oculus Apologizes For Embarassing Error With $15 Store Credit Oculus Apologizes For Embarassing Error With $15 Store Credit
- March 09, 2018

As for the $15 in store credit, here's a link to the Oculus Game Store where you can see everything that's available. A fix (patch) can now been applied and the following notes have been released by Oculus to get gamers back up and running. (more...)
Google Maps is turning into 'Mario Kart' today to celebrate Mario Day Google Maps is turning into 'Mario Kart' today to celebrate Mario Day
- March 09, 2018

The integration will be available for a full week, says Google, so you can enjoy using Mario for longer than just on Mario Day alone. "After entering in your destination, you'll notice a yellow question mark "?" icon at the bottom right of the app's screen. (more...)
New McLaren BP23 Will Go Faster Than Legendary F1 New McLaren BP23 Will Go Faster Than Legendary F1
- March 09, 2018

A newly released set of teaser images for the new hypercar, code-named the BP23, shows a speedometer displaying 243 miles per hour (391 km/h). We are yet to see the new model, codenamed BP23, but we know it'll be powered by a petrol-electric hybrid powertrain and features a centrally-mounted driver's seat. (more...)
Have A Closer Look At The BMW Concept M8 Gran Coupe Have A Closer Look At The BMW Concept M8 Gran Coupe
- March 09, 2018

In regards to what will power the production model, a safe guess would have to be the biturbo 4.4-liter V8 engine with more than 600 horsepower sent to an xDrive setup. Further back, the Concept M8 Gran Coupe adopts the same detailing and surfacing treatment unveiled on its two-door concept auto sibling. The heavily concaved doors are frameless, with rear doors extending generously over the rear wheel houses for ease of entry into the back seat. (more...)
Tax agency chief Sagawa to resign over land sale controversy Tax agency chief Sagawa to resign over land sale controversy
- March 09, 2018

The heavily discounted land deal in Osaka involving a school operator at the center of favoritism allegations against Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has drawn renewed attention following a report that relevant Finance Ministry documents were falsified. (more...)
Google's autonomous vehicle unit to test semis in Atlanta Google's autonomous vehicle unit to test semis in Atlanta
- March 09, 2018

Though the company has been testing this tech for a little while now, it is ready to begin a pilot program in Atlanta to deliver cargo to Google datacenters. Waymo said its trucks will use essentially the same sensor suite as its Chrysler Pacifica minivans, and similar software. The vehicles are the first to attain a Level 4 in autonomy , which the Society of Automotive Engineers stipulates as a "high level" but not fully autonomous. (more...)
Mario Tennis Aces launches in June, free online tournament happening before release Mario Tennis Aces launches in June, free online tournament happening before release
- March 09, 2018

Also, as expected, the roster will be the usual suspects (Mario, Luigi, Toadette and so on), but newcomers are also in the wings with Chain Chomp being the most notable. In addition to providing Switch gamers with a specific release date, Nintendo also shared more details about the upcoming game. You'll compete in one-vs-one bouts via the Nintendo Switch . (more...)
Janhvi Kapoor returns to 'Dhadak' shoot after mother Sridevi's demise Janhvi Kapoor returns to 'Dhadak' shoot after mother Sridevi's demise
- March 09, 2018

Mumbai: Late actress Sridevi's daughter Janhvi Kapoor has resumed shooting for her debut film Dhadak in Mumbai. Janhvi Kapoor is making her debut opposite Shahid Kapoor's brother Ishaan Khatter in DHADAK . However, Janhvi surprised the team by agreeing to resume work immediately to keep the fi lm's release date of July 20. In the pictures that are doing rounds on the social media, the actress can be seen donning a saree and her get-up looks quite similar from her mother's look ... (more...)
Nuclear Valves Market Research Report 2018 to 2025 Nuclear Valves Market Research Report 2018 to 2025
- March 09, 2018

Consumption Market Analysis: Global Consumption Volume Analysis, Regional Consumption Market Analysis, Regional Market Performance and Market Share. The report contains data charts describing the market shares, sales forecasts and growth prospects. What are some of the growth opportunities for the global Ceramic Ball Valvemarket by product , by material? North America Market Analysis, North America Market Overview, China Fluid Control Valves Local ... (more...)
Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker Heading to Switch and 3DS Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker Heading to Switch and 3DS
- March 09, 2018

A 3DS version of the game is coming at a later date. The updated version of Treasure Tracker will also include new levels based on Super Mario Odyssey , which Captain Toad cameoed in. Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker game environment is a sort of miniature course which resembles a labyrinth. There will be a two player mode, where the first player controls Captain Toad and the second player can assist with shooting things. (more...)
Wario Goes Gold with WarioWare Gold Wario Goes Gold with WarioWare Gold
- March 09, 2018

During Nintendo's Direct today, the publisher announced that a new WarioWare game will be heading to the 3DS eShop this summer. WarioWare Gold was announced at today's Nintendo Direct and looks to feature the same unusual, yet entrancing fun as previous entries in the series. (more...)
PUBG roadmap for 2018 includes 4x4km map, new stuff every two months PUBG roadmap for 2018 includes 4x4km map, new stuff every two months
- March 09, 2018

The Island map offers a more hectic, smaller " PUBG " experience. This small map will come to a new Experimental Test Server in April, but a second , standard-sized 8×8 map is also in development for a 2018 release, but is not yet ready to be shown. (more...)
The next Windows 10 update will be called The next Windows 10 update will be called "Spring Creators Update"
- March 09, 2018

Windows 10 S, in essence, was "Windows 10 Pro in S mode ", as veteran Microsoft reporter Mary Jo Foley previously reported . And always-enabled updates help you stay current on features and security for the supported lifetime of your device.Windows 10 gives you absolutely the best experience for doing what you do. (more...)
Apple finds more serious supplier problems as its audits expand Apple finds more serious supplier problems as its audits expand
- March 09, 2018

In a bid to promote diversity among its suppliers, the company explained that it is also developing a women's health programme to support employees. In one case, more than 700 contract workers were recruited from the Philippines by a private employment agency to work for a supplier through a private employment agency, and Apple oversaw the reimbursement of more than $1 million back to the workers. (more...)
International Women's Day New PS4 Theme Is Available For Free International Women's Day New PS4 Theme Is Available For Free
- March 09, 2018

Now, you can enable supersampling when using the console with a 1080p or lower resolution display, the console then renders the game at the maximum possible resolution and then downsamples it to the display resolution, resulting in a higher quality image. (more...)
Global Optical Fiber Fusion Splicer Market 2018 Signal, INNO and Xianghe Global Optical Fiber Fusion Splicer Market 2018 Signal, INNO and Xianghe
- March 09, 2018

Likewise, applications that boost Para-Aramid Fiber market share such as ( Rubber goods, Composite materials, Tires, Protective apparel, Construction reinforcement, Friction material and Fiber-optic cable tension members). Moreover, it reveals Coating Glass downstream/upstream analysis, and import/export details. Different product categories listed in Activated Carbon Fiber (ACF) market report are Pitch-based Carbon Fiber, Rayon based Carbon Fiber, Vapor-grown Carbon Fibers and ... (more...)
Android P will not support these Nexus and Pixel devices Android P will not support these Nexus and Pixel devices
- March 09, 2018

More than half a year after the existence of display notch on Android devices, Google now officially confirmed to support it. As you've no doubt seen, more device makers are starting to include the "notch" in displays. Not to mention potential fixes for a wide array of Pixel problems . Before we jump on to anything else, let's find out what's new inside the new Android P Developer Preview 1 update . (more...)
Splatoon 2 is getting an 'Octo Campaign' dlc Splatoon 2 is getting an 'Octo Campaign' dlc
- March 09, 2018

The update will be launching in April. Rank X is an extreme rank, even higher than S+, according to Nintendo. While there's tons of free updates still coming to the game - we'll get to Update 3.0 in a moment - Octo Expansion is a new single player story to play through and the game's first paid DLC. (more...)
H1Z1 Pro League unveils 15 teams competing in inaugural season H1Z1 Pro League unveils 15 teams competing in inaugural season
- March 09, 2018

The history of this game is a very turbulent one, but the short version is that it once ruled the Steam charts in 2015 before failing to deliver on a lot of promises made by developer Daybreak Games. 15 charter teams will be competing throughout the season, including Cloud9, Vitality, Luminosity, Echo Fox, Team SoloMid, Alliance, and others. The action kicks off on April 21. (more...)
Octopath Traveler Confirmed for Releasing This July Octopath Traveler Confirmed for Releasing This July
- March 09, 2018

Formerly referred to as "Project Octopath Traveler ", the game's official title is now Octopath Traveler . One of the most-anticipated RPGs of 2018 is arguably Octopath Traveler for the Nintendo Switch . It was then explained that while each character has their own Job, such as Merchant and Apothecary, each character will also be able to equip another Job, which will give players more options in battle. (more...)
Mario and Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story returns on 3DS…. in 2019 Mario and Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story returns on 3DS…. in 2019
- March 09, 2018

The original Luigi's Masion is getting a remake for 3DS, Nintendo has just announced. This version will even have a few advantages in that there will be the mansion map on the bottom screen and a boss rush mode. In other words, it shouldn't be hard for Nintendo to port over the assets and control scheme for the original game. Luigi's Mansion comes out for the 3DS later this year. (more...)
'The Division 2' Release Confirmed by Ubisoft, Will Be at E3 2018 'The Division 2' Release Confirmed by Ubisoft, Will Be at E3 2018
- March 09, 2018

According to a translation of a German press release , Massive Entertainment's Creative Director, Julian Gerighty, Creative Director , had this to say. Outside of this tease, DSO didn't have much information to offer. Also, the team really wanted to show off how far the game's engine has come since the first game was released two years ago to the day. (more...)
Notch-Less Xiaomi Mi MIX 2S Render & Real-Life Images Appear Notch-Less Xiaomi Mi MIX 2S Render & Real-Life Images Appear
- March 09, 2018

The Xiaomi Mi Mix and Mi Mix 2 have both featured the front camera on the bottom right corner. As per the teaser image, the Mi Mix 2S seems to have slim bezels at the top as well as on the sides. The last two releases in the series have featured single cameras in the back. The device as mentioned earlier will come with Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 845 processor which will likely be accompanied by 6GB or 8GB of RAM. (more...)