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Battlefield announcement set for May 23 Battlefield announcement set for May 23
- May 10, 2018

According to some insiders, Battlefield V would be the codename to hide the title of the game which is known by the name of Battlefield Bad Company 3, a title that should be set during World War II. The door will then open, where players will find a vacant cell inside. Inside this room lays blood-splattered walls, beds, piping and a framed painting of the white horse. (more...)
Jio To Launch Postpaid Services With Unlimited Benefits At Rs 199/ Month Jio To Launch Postpaid Services With Unlimited Benefits At Rs 199/ Month
- May 10, 2018

It costs Rs 199 and will be available for subscription starting from this month's 15th. Under this plan users get 25GB of 4G data , and free voice calls in addition with unlimited SMS and subscription to Jio apps. Even if they don't take a separate roaming pack, consumers will be able make calls at Rs 2 per minute from outside India to most countries. Under Rs. (more...)
Volkswagen introduced a 290-horsepower version of the hatchback Golf GTI Volkswagen introduced a 290-horsepower version of the hatchback Golf GTI
- May 10, 2018

The prototype constitutes the road version of the racing auto of the worldwide TCR series of the same name. VW has revealed the Golf GTI TCR concept at the annual Wörthersee GTI Meeting as the fastest derivative of the popular GTI. As a point of reference, the Golf GTI Clubsport , with which the Golf GTI TCR shares its complete driveline, is claimed to weigh 1375kg and boasts a 0-62mph (0-100kph) time of 5.9sec. (more...)
New Business Tools Could Be 'Very Valuable — Instagram New Business Tools Could Be 'Very Valuable — Instagram
- May 10, 2018

Customer messages now show up in the main inbox, rather the pending folder, with the ability to star conversations that the business wants to come back to. The company aims to help businesses to connect and communicate with their customers. At the moment this seems to be only applicable to business accounts, but smarter inbox management is a feature we're sure regular users will be able to appreciate and hopefully it'll be available to all users in the future. (more...)
Surprising victor announced in highly contested West Virginia GOP primary Surprising victor announced in highly contested West Virginia GOP primary
- May 10, 2018

Even as Blankenship rebuffed Trump's criticism this week, he described himself as "Trumpier than Trump" and played up his outsider credentials. Pat Tiberi, who resigned earlier in the year. More than 57,000 voted in the Democratic primary compared to just over 37,000 in the Republican primary, which was a seven-candidate contest to choose a successor to incumbent Republican Jenkins, who chose to run for the US Senate seat. (more...)
Sensex, Nifty ends 0.2% lower; Dr Reddy's Tata Motors drag Sensex, Nifty ends 0.2% lower; Dr Reddy's Tata Motors drag
- May 10, 2018

At 1.09 p.m., the broader Nifty50 of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) traded at 10,716.40 points - down 25.30 points or 0.24 per cent - from its previous close of 10,741.70 points. Sell off in banking, fund and energy stocks dragged the critical indices lower. Selling pressure in the afternoon session curbed the gains to some extent. (more...)
Sony Updates Warranty Terms for PlayStation Platforms Sony Updates Warranty Terms for PlayStation Platforms
- May 10, 2018

Sony's initial policy said that the product warranty would be voided if an unlicensed peripheral is used with the device or the warranty sticker is broken. Please do not send any products to Nintendo without contacting us first. The only time the warranty will be void is if it's clear that the user has removed the sticker, opened the console and done damage themselves. (more...)
Audi Wants to Sell 800000 Electrified Vehicles Annually by 2025 Audi Wants to Sell 800000 Electrified Vehicles Annually by 2025
- May 10, 2018

The push into digital services is key for Audi as it plans to invest a record 40 billion euros in electric cars, autonomous driving and connected services by 2025 . The production version of the Audi e-tron will be the first vehicle that can be charged at rapid-charging stations with up to 150 kilowatts. This will make the electric SUV ready for the next long distance in under 30 minutes. (more...)
Switch adjustable charging stand announced Switch adjustable charging stand announced
- May 10, 2018

It's a nice little piece of kit, and it should make gaming on the go just that little bit nicer. The best part of course is that at $29.95 it's fairly cheap. Nintendo's original kickstand was a problem from the start , but Wednesday Nintendo announced a brand-new charger, that also works as a kickstand, in an attempt to solve that problem. (more...)
One of Google Assistant's new voice offerings belongs to which famous musician? One of Google Assistant's new voice offerings belongs to which famous musician?
- May 10, 2018

But if you do want more bass, there will be a wireless subwoofer available. But with Android TV venturing out into some different form-factors, we may see others like this soundbar here, launch in the near future. The theme of the company's annual conference was "Make Good Things Together". A lot of people overuse their devices. For instance, when you connect your earphones, Android P will show a screen to resume your favorite Spotify playlist. (more...)
Battlefield 2018 Will Have Single Player Battlefield 2018 Will Have Single Player
- May 10, 2018

This is coming for the fans who got anxious after the rumors that Black Ops 4 will ditch the single player mode , instead focus on multiplayer battle royale mode. EA sports franchises grew to 90 million players on current generation consoles life to date. As for Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 and Madden NFL, those entries saw almost 18 million people compete in matches, an increase of over 75% year-over-year. (more...)
Windows 10 April Update might cause issues Windows 10 April Update might cause issues
- May 10, 2018

Microsoft at the time didn't confirm the vaguely detailed bug but now appears to have filled in a few gaps in an advisory that credits Qihoo 360 Core Security. Also, Microsoft has fixed a spoofing vulnerability in its Azure IoT Device Provisioning AMQP Transport library. "To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker would need to perform a man-in-the-middle (MitM) attack on the network that provisioning was taking place". (more...)
John Legend is One of the New Voices Added to Google Assistant John Legend is One of the New Voices Added to Google Assistant
- May 10, 2018

The company has also made it more conversational and is also expected to bring Assistant support to more than 80 countries this year and also in more than 30 languages. The I/O 2018 was a certain hit with Google announcing a host of new features across its product portfolio and also introducing Android P. These are devices built for the home that lets you quickly glance at responses provided by the Google Assistant . (more...)
BioWare's Anthem to Release in March 2019 BioWare's Anthem to Release in March 2019
- May 10, 2018

Therefore, EA will be able to calculate the IP's revenue in their earnings report. Regardless of worries from the community, EA is "very excited" about the forthcoming game and considers it "extremely unique" for today's gaming market. "We need to delight players with new experiences and innovation, but we must stay focused on the importance of the world, character, and storytelling elements that players expect from our games", Hudson wrote. (more...)
New Report Provides 2011-2018 Overview of Global Household Service Robots Market New Report Provides 2011-2018 Overview of Global Household Service Robots Market
- May 10, 2018

Questale published a new in-depth industry research that focuses on Global Household Service Robots Sales market , delivers detailed analysis of market and future prospects of Global Household Service Robots Sales market . What are the Surgical Equipment Market opportunities and threats faced by the vendors in the Global Surgical Equipment? Furthermore, the research study is segmented by Application such as , & Other with historical and projected market share and compounded ... (more...)
'Unimaginable tragedy': Florida deputy shot while responding to dispute about cat 'Unimaginable tragedy': Florida deputy shot while responding to dispute about cat
- May 10, 2018

Deputy Gentry will be remembered at a vigil Wednesday at 8 p.m.at Fireman's Field, which is the football field at Sebring High School, located at 681 Magnolia Ave. They will do this until Deputy Gentry is taken to his final resting place next week. Gentry's brother is also a deputy with the county. "The heartbreak of our members is devastating, but it is nothing compared to the loss his family has suffered", the Sheriff's Office said. (more...)
IBM, Microsoft hitch their wagons to Red Hat's OpenShift IBM, Microsoft hitch their wagons to Red Hat's OpenShift
- May 10, 2018

By using OpenShift as a serverless foundation, Red Hat hopes to provide portability and consistency across hybrid and multi cloud environments, in addition to architectural components, such as integration with an API gateway, in-memory datastores, storage and file systems, and user authentication, Red Hat explained. (more...)
Arcade Racer Onrush Is Getting an Open Beta This Month Arcade Racer Onrush Is Getting an Open Beta This Month
- May 09, 2018

The Beta will conclude until May 21 and will be available on both PlayStation 4 and Xbox One . United Kingdom users who pre-order Onrush through Amazon, GAME, Tesco and Smyths Toys will also be eligible for early beta access. Players will be able to test out four auto classes, and test out the ONRUSH photo mode , which has a number of advanced features. You'll be able to try out the game ahead of its full release during the open beta period, which will be open to all players, and an ... (more...)
Free Fortnite Twitch / Amazon Prime Skin And Rewards Revealed Free Fortnite Twitch / Amazon Prime Skin And Rewards Revealed
- May 09, 2018

While these items are not technically free, players can obtain them for free of charge by signing up for a Twitch Prime free trial. Fortnite is a massively-popular action-shooter videogame that's now free-to-play and developed and published by Epic Games . (more...)
God of War photo mode is here for all dads of boy God of War photo mode is here for all dads of boy
- May 09, 2018

Be at ease. Sony Santa Monica has heard our please, and the team has delivered the new mode with Update 1.20. It'll roll out with patch 1.20, and you can access it in the options menu or by assigning it to a touch pad press. Pressing Square will reset the camera back to its original position. The feature adds a suite of tools letting fans manipulate the camera itself, change aperture settings, add filters , incorporate borders , toggle the visibility of all the characters in a ... (more...)
Hacker Sentenced To Federal Prison For Attacks On 'World Of Warcraft' Servers Hacker Sentenced To Federal Prison For Attacks On 'World Of Warcraft' Servers
- May 09, 2018

Mateias was indicted in 2011, and hasn't come back to Romania, instead extradited to the United States last November and then in February, he pleaded guilty to "intentional damage to a protected computer ". After a few of these, Mateias was pissed off and chose to DDoS the World of Warcraft servers just so other WoW fans couldn't play. Mateias had previously faced charges related to an attempted hack and robbery of Ingram Micro in 2004. (more...)
Star Trek: Bridge Crew Gets The Next Generation DLC Star Trek: Bridge Crew Gets The Next Generation DLC
- May 09, 2018

The new DLC will feature Star Trek: The Next Generation themed content, the details of which have been outlined in a post on the PS Blog. If you still haven't picked up Bridge Crew but want to start catching up before the new DLC hits, the PlayStation Store is now offering 60% off for a final price of $19.99 instead of $49.99. (more...)
Walmart Accidentally Leaks Borderlands 3 And Rage 2 Ahead Of E3 Walmart Accidentally Leaks Borderlands 3 And Rage 2 Ahead Of E3
- May 09, 2018

For better or for worse, it's not a particularly unusual occurrence for an online retailer to jump the gun and post listings for games that aren't out yet. Games like LEGO DC Villains and a new Splinter Cell have been previously rumored to come out some time this year, with Splinter Cell even receiving another retail listing on Amazon . (more...)
EA Says Loot Boxes and Microtransactions Are Not a Form of Gambling EA Says Loot Boxes and Microtransactions Are Not a Form of Gambling
- May 09, 2018

We're always thinking about our players. We're always thinking about how to deliver these types of experiences in a transparent, fun, fair, and balanced way for our players. Slowly a few countries have been cracking down on the way some games use loot boxes, classifying them as a form of gambling so I guess only time will tell whether Federation Internationale de Football Association and other EA properties will fall under the same classification in these countries. (more...)
Microsoft announces $25 million 'AI for Accessibility' initiative Microsoft announces $25 million 'AI for Accessibility' initiative
- May 09, 2018

Microsoft announced that "nearly" 700 million devices were now running Windows 10 - the latest operating system from the company. Earlier this year, Google's new subscription revenue-sharing policy changed the split from 70:30 to 85:15, but it is applicable only when publishers retain users for a minimum period of 12 months. (more...)
Anthem set to launch in March 2019 Anthem set to launch in March 2019
- May 09, 2018

In January, it made a decision to push it into early 2019, and now it is still saying Q4 of its fiscal 2019, which puts it somewhere from January 2019 to March 2019. "It is fast, dangerous, attractive and unexpected", EA's Patrick Soderlund said at EA Play in June. The figure represented 68% of total net bookings, up 7% from the prior fiscal year. (more...)
PES 2019 Officially Revealed, Release Date And New Features Detailed PES 2019 Officially Revealed, Release Date And New Features Detailed
- May 09, 2018

The press release explains that there's an ongoing commitment from Konami to increase the number of licenses, and one part of this is the fact that Philippe Countinho will be on the cover, with a David Beckham edition available too, featuring a present-day version of the star. (more...)
KB4103721 fixes Chrome crashes and RDP issues in Windows 10 April Update KB4103721 fixes Chrome crashes and RDP issues in Windows 10 April Update
- May 09, 2018

Indeed, the fixes this month cover security flaws in Windows, Internet Explorer, Edge, ChakraCore, .NET Framework, Microsoft Exchange Server, Windows Host Compute Service Shim, and Office and Office Services and Web Apps. Also, Microsoft has fixed a spoofing vulnerability in its Azure IoT Device Provisioning AMQP Transport library. The flaw is rated "important", one level below "critical". (more...)
Gboard to get morse code support, beta set for release today Gboard to get morse code support, beta set for release today
- May 09, 2018

Google's I/O 2018 event is still ongoing, and the Mountain View giant just keeps on making announcements about its latest creations and updates. Morse code for Gboard allows users to customize it according to their specific needs, the company noted on its Experiments website . (more...)
Huawei Y3 2018 goes official in Ghana with outdated specs, modern software Huawei Y3 2018 goes official in Ghana with outdated specs, modern software
- May 09, 2018

We have known for a while now that Huawei is working on the successor to its Y3 (2017) smartphone, which was launched previous year. Instead of the EMUI, the device comes with the latest Android 8.1 Oreo (Go Edition). As far as the cameras are concerned, the Huawei Y3 (2018) packs a 8-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 2-megapixel front shooter for selfies. (more...)