Technology


Sony sells 2 million PSVR units in a little over a year Sony sells 2 million PSVR units in a little over a year
- December 08, 2017

Besides the hardware numbers it shares, Sony has also revealed that more than 617 million PS4 games have been sold to date, both digitally and at retail. When the Xbox One X was launched people were insane about it, as the console broke all preorders record . Current figures haven't been shared by Microsoft yet. (more...)
Destiny 2 Limited Edition Ghost Speaker has Amazon Alexa Commands Destiny 2 Limited Edition Ghost Speaker has Amazon Alexa Commands
- December 08, 2017

As part of this partnership Amazon will also be selling an Alexa device specifically created to appear as a functioning Ghost speaker unit. The Ghost Skill brings your in-game Ghost companion to life, giving you an exciting new way to play and interact with the Destiny 2 game on PS4, Xbox One or PC. (more...)
Lazada inks online reseller deal with Apple
- December 08, 2017

Alibaba-owned Lazada will get stock directly from Apple, said the firm today, after forming an agreement with the Cupertino company. By shopping on Lazada, customers can choose to pay for their Apple devices through Lazada's 0% financing instalment plans [1]. (more...)
Norinchukin Bank The Buys 16369 Shares of Ecolab Inc. (ECL)
- December 08, 2017

The basic materials company reported $1.37 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.36 by $0.01. Investors maintain their bullish sentiment with positive outlook It is imperative to state that the analyst at Jefferies have a Hold rating on the stock for the foreseeable futureAnd updated PTs to 140 to better reflect the market with raise of 7.69% from previous PT of 130With 30.79 price to earnings being below expected five year growth at ... (more...)
Renault And Daimler Unveil New Turbocharged 1.3-Litre Engine Renault And Daimler Unveil New Turbocharged 1.3-Litre Engine
- December 08, 2017

In its lowest tune, badged the Energy TCe 115 the 1.3 litre turbo engine makes 115bhp and 220Nm of torque and will come mated with a manual transmission. Renault is the first to formally announce the engine, stating that it will initially be available in its Scénic MPV models in Europe before being rolled out to other models through 2018 and beyond. (more...)
New Metro: Exodus trailer surfaces, release date set for Fall 2018 New Metro: Exodus trailer surfaces, release date set for Fall 2018
- December 08, 2017

There's hardly a whiff of the underground metro in the latest gameplay trailer for the third Metro title, instead replaced with bright white skies and a train taking you to all new areas around the dormant Russian Federation landscape. The buildings around him are destroyed and the world seems lifeless. While the new trailer doesn't unveil any hugely ground-breaking concepts for Metro Exodus , it provides a better feel for the tone of the game and the events that occur. (more...)
Discoverer of photosynthesis celebrated in Google Doodle Discoverer of photosynthesis celebrated in Google Doodle
- December 08, 2017

Mr Ingenhousz studied medicine and was interested in immunization. He obtained his MD from the prestigious university in 1753. Ingenhousz began his career as a physician, developing an early interest in innoculation and immunizing hundreds of Londoners against the threat of smallpox. (more...)
TGA 2017: Accounting+ Revealed, Coming This Year to PS VR TGA 2017: Accounting+ Revealed, Coming This Year to PS VR
- December 08, 2017

Roiland is collaborating with Crows Crows Crows on Accounting +, according to the team at Crows Crows Crows. Preordering Account+ will net players a 15 percent discount, while the game will be regularly priced at $11.99. "He believed me, and I apologized". Accounting , one of the most surreal and hilarious games on the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift, is finally coming to PlayStation VR (PSVR) with expanded content. (more...)
The Redmi 5A is Xiaomi Malaysia's most affordable smartphone The Redmi 5A is Xiaomi Malaysia's most affordable smartphone
- December 08, 2017

Just like any other Xiaomi smartphone, this one too went out of stock instantly. So, without much rummaging, let's take a look at what's new in Xiaomi Redmi 5 over Redmi 4. The smartphone gets a 5-inch HD display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. "It still gets a 5" HD 720p display and it runs on a Snapdragon 425 processor that's mated to 2GB of RAM . (more...)
Oppo F5 Youth Smartphone Launched In India Oppo F5 Youth Smartphone Launched In India
- December 08, 2017

It is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio P23 processor coupled with 3GB of RAM. The F5 Youth comes with front and rear cameras, on the front of the handset there is a 16 megapixel camera that has been designed for Selfies on the back of the handset there is a 13 megapixel camera for photos and videos. (more...)
First Gameplay for GTFO Revealed at The Game Awards First Gameplay for GTFO Revealed at The Game Awards
- December 08, 2017

In terms of your goal in the game, you're part of a team of scavengers looking to extract certain items from an underground area filled with these hostile aliens, and we can expect to try our luck at surviving this nightmare sometime next year. (more...)
New OnePlus 5T update brings camera UI optimizations, photo quality improvements New OnePlus 5T update brings camera UI optimizations, photo quality improvements
- December 08, 2017

The OxygenOS 4.7.4 update is rolling out "incrementally", the term OnePlus uses to indicate a phased rollout, and will reach a broader number of OnePlus 5T users in the coming days. Additionally, the speaker and earphones will now sound better. There is also an optimisation for battery usage on Wi-Fi. Let us know how the new update treats you, and whether there are any issues that remain unresolved for you even after the update . (more...)
Lost Sphear demo available now on PS4, Switch and PC
- December 08, 2017

Expanding upon the beloved features from their debut title, I Am Setsuna , Lost Sphear features an enhanced gameplay system with a revamped ATB battle system where players can strategize and freely adjust their placement mid-fight, seamless environments, and various locations to explore. (more...)
Tag: Sea of Thieves Tag: Sea of Thieves
- December 08, 2017

This release date announcement trailer also showed a couple new features, namely ship customization and a large variety of pirate costumes. This DLC pack contains specially designs items and clothes and a chance to gain early access to the game via a closed beta. (more...)
NVIDIA announces TITAN V: 12GB HBM2, priced at $2999 NVIDIA announces TITAN V: 12GB HBM2, priced at $2999
- December 08, 2017

Due to the use of HBM2, the Nvidia's newest graphics card now boasts a memory bandwidth speed of 653GBps - 106GBps higher than the Titan Xp. If you're looking for the best and top-of-the-line PC products from Nvidia, you need to go for Titan. (more...)
The Laboratory mode coming to Total War: Warhammer II next week
- December 08, 2017

Total War: Warhammer II will offer hundreds of hours of immersive gameplay in this epic new campaign. Those pesky Skaven are up to their madcap experiments once again , but this time it's not just warpstone that's got them tripping, they've also got access to the actual game code for Total War: Warhammer II and come up with The Laboratory , a place to explore so many of your weirdest Warhammer fantasies. (more...)
New Dark Fantasy Game Witchfire Coming From Vanishing of Ethan Carter developer New Dark Fantasy Game Witchfire Coming From Vanishing of Ethan Carter developer
- December 08, 2017

Those... don't seem like they're all that related. Entitled Witchfire , the game appears to be a briskly-paced (and rather good-looking) FPS, featuring dimension shifting and plenty of demon-slaying. As the trailer notes, Witchfre is a game from the creators of The Vanishing of Ethan Carter , but also Painkiller and Bulletstorm . The reason we're launching the teaser so early is simply to let everyone know that we're alive and kicking, and how radically different this new project of ours ... (more...)
FDA releases 3 policies on digital health oversight FDA releases 3 policies on digital health oversight
- December 08, 2017

The agency also plans to review the regulatory issues related to the bioprinting of biological, cellular, and tissue-based products to determine if additional guidance is needed beyond the recently released regulatory framework on regenerative medicine medical products. (more...)
Sony's 2018 Xperia Smartphones May Be Truly Bezel-Less: Leak Sony's 2018 Xperia Smartphones May Be Truly Bezel-Less: Leak
- December 08, 2017

Well, it's that and the fact that, up until recently , Sony's handsets have been bad value for money. For 2018, it looks like Sony could be fixing at least one of those problems. Its front view shows that the major portion is occupied by the display that is surrounded by slim bezels. Also, it features dual front-facing speakers. (more...)
Bethesda promises to 'save the single-player gamer' at The Game Awards Bethesda promises to 'save the single-player gamer' at The Game Awards
- December 08, 2017

But never fear! Bethesda is here to help. Bethesda launched a new, and entirely light-hearted, campaign at The Game Awards tonight aimed at saving single-player games-and to help get the job done it's running a sale. So we support #SavePlayer1 and play multiplayer as well. Gamers immediately made their voices heard, stating that single-player games are important. Bethesda, best known for games that are largely single-player, is backing these players by doubling down on independent ... (more...)
Soulcalibur VI Announced And Its Coming In 2018 Soulcalibur VI Announced And Its Coming In 2018
- December 08, 2017

Our expectations are so high. Thus far we only get to see two combatants duke it out, but the game's graphics and visuals are already taking us right to the edges of our seats. The game is slated to release next year on the PC, PS4, and Xbox One, just in time for the series' 20th anniversary. One thing is certain: a Nintendo Switch version is not in the cards for now. (more...)
THQ Nordic reveals new survival game, Fade to Silence THQ Nordic reveals new survival game, Fade to Silence
- December 08, 2017

The Early Access release will introduce players to the game's more basic concepts, including collecting materials, upgrading equipment, building your camp, and defeating horrific supernatural creatures. It is set to release on Steam Early Access on December 14, 2017 with a final release scheduled for August 2018. " Fade to Silence recreates the many dynamics of a harsh winter climate, delivering a new level of intensity to the survival experience", explained Reinhard Pollice, business and ... (more...)
TGA 2017: From Software Next Game Teased With a Super Short Teaser TGA 2017: From Software Next Game Teased With a Super Short Teaser
- December 08, 2017

FromSoftware has revealed at The Game Awards a brand new game it is working on. Some are speculating that it's called Shadows Die Twice, since those are the sole words shown during the 29 second trailer embedded above. Cameras are a hard thing to get right in third-person games; perhaps doubly so in any game where action takes place in cramped quarters. Dark Souls III is another punishingly hard game in an era of hand-holding that masochists will appreciate. (more...)
Livestreaming, New Games Coming to Facebook Messenger Livestreaming, New Games Coming to Facebook Messenger
- December 08, 2017

It also serves as Facebook's newest attempt to return to dominance in social gaming. "I absolutely believe that the streaming community, the influencer community, will have the opportunity to see this as something they want to pick up on", Facebook's global director of games partnerships, Leo Olebe , told Venturebeat . (more...)
Honda Announces Four Robot Concepts With Friendly Faces Honda Announces Four Robot Concepts With Friendly Faces
- December 08, 2017

Standing for Empower, Experience, Empathy, the experimental technologies reflect the company's vision of a future where robotics and artificial intelligence can advance mobility, help people, and learn from human interaction to become more empathetic. (more...)
Up-To-Date Stocks Report: Synchrony Financial (SYF), Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCA)
- December 08, 2017

In other news, Director Will W. Graylin bought 18,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Monday, May 1st. Nordea Investment Management AB owned 0.12% of Synchrony Financial worth $28,600,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. (more...)
Poland taps finance chief to be its new leader Poland taps finance chief to be its new leader
- December 08, 2017

The parliament is to vote on a new government at its next session on Tuesday and any ministerial changes are expected to be announced after that. Deputy lower-house Speaker Ryszard Terlecki (left) pictured next to ruling party leader Jarosław Kaczyński (centre) in Poland's parliament. (more...)
Outlast 1 and 2 Coming to Nintendo Switch Early 2018 Outlast 1 and 2 Coming to Nintendo Switch Early 2018
- December 08, 2017

Prepare to take your scares on the go because Outlast and its sequel are coming Nintendo Switch in the first quarter of 2018, Red Barrels announced . Regarding an Outlast 3 , the studio said, "We will, at some point, make an Outlast 3 and answers will be given". It's time for a little status update from us.First off, we wanted to take a moment to thank all of you that have... (more...)
2 Brand New Game Worlds That No One Has Ever Seen Before 2 Brand New Game Worlds That No One Has Ever Seen Before
- December 08, 2017

At 8:30 PM EST, the awards ceremony will begin, but you still have time to vote for your favorite games. It should last for about an hour and a half. God of War may make an appearance considering the March 22 release date on PSN has been removed in the run up to The Game Awards , making an official announcement from Sony a possibility. (more...)
IOS HomeKit Zero Day Lets Attackers Remotely Access Your Smart Home IOS HomeKit Zero Day Lets Attackers Remotely Access Your Smart Home
- December 08, 2017

The bug, which was initially spotted by 9to5Mac , reportedly made it possible for an outside party to access things like smart locks and garage doors. The disclosure of another bad security flaw comes at a awful time for Apple. But it may highlight concerns around smart home functionality, as users connecting more pieces of their home to an ecosystem like HomeKit , Assistant or Alexa. (more...)