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Capcom sees improved profits from sales of Monster Hunter Capcom sees improved profits from sales of Monster Hunter
- May 09, 2018

However, the tables are turned according to statistics released by Capcom . Monster Hunter: World is the best-selling title in Capcom company history. In addition to Monster Hunter : World, Capcom called out Monster Hunter XX and Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers for Nintendo Switch as top performers. (more...)
DeWine wins Ohio's Republican primary for governor DeWine wins Ohio's Republican primary for governor
- May 09, 2018

We helped save tens of thousands of homes for people from foreclosure. Kucinich said he'd return the money. "I feel like the national narrative has been very hate filled, so I was looking for someone giving a more positive message", said Charnas, 34, who works in logistics management. (more...)
Google Assistant learned how to hold a conversation Google Assistant learned how to hold a conversation
- May 09, 2018

The usual caveats with installing unfinished software still apply. Waymo cars have covered 6 million miles on public roads so far and have done over 5 billion miles in simulation. Android dashboard will take care of digital well-being. The idea is to have Android P predict not only what app you're likely to use, but also what things within certain apps you're most likely to do next. (more...)
Ring launches standalone Neighbors app to help keep your community safe Ring launches standalone Neighbors app to help keep your community safe
- May 09, 2018

The app, the first to be released since Ring was acquired by Amazon , pulls out features that previously were only available within its Ring app for camera owners. Ring partnered with the L.A. Police Department way back in 2016 to install Ring video doorbells in 10 percent of homes in select neighborhoods. (more...)
Soldier delayed in airport watches daughter's birth on FaceTime Soldier delayed in airport watches daughter's birth on FaceTime
- May 09, 2018

Brooks Lindsey, a US soldier , was reportedly delayed at a Texas airport Saturday when his wife went into labor. He is stationed in El Paso, at Fort Bliss, according to a story his wife, Haley Lindsey, wrote about the unusual family gathering for the website Love What Matters. (more...)
Google Lens Gets a Huge Upgrade with Real-Time Search Google Lens Gets a Huge Upgrade with Real-Time Search
- May 09, 2018

More: We asked Google Assistant , Amazon 's Alexa and Apple's Siri 150 questions. He unveiled a new feature for Google's Android smartphone and tablet operating system called Dashboard, which will gather information including the number of times they've unlocked their phone, how much time they spend inside apps and the number of notifications they've received, "helping users with digital wellbeing". (more...)
Google details new Android P features, including iPhone X-like gesture controls Google details new Android P features, including iPhone X-like gesture controls
- May 09, 2018

The new Google News will harness the power of artificial intelligence to pick up the best pieces of journalism from around the globe. It is unclear if swiping up twice brings the multitasking and overview screen or if it would actually show you your app drawer. (more...)
Facebook's David Marcus to Lead New Blockchain Research Unit Facebook's David Marcus to Lead New Blockchain Research Unit
- May 09, 2018

Marcus was previously the head of Facebook's messaging app Messenger . A close friend of Zuckerberg, Cox was the company's VP of product before the reorganization. This will be the social giant's first foray into the technology. There are a handful of other executive shuffles detailed in the Recode report, including the news that Chris Daniels, the VP of Facebook's Internet.org group, is taking over WhatsApp . (more...)
It's the new 616bhp BMW M5 Competition It's the new 616bhp BMW M5 Competition
- May 09, 2018

As suspected, the M5 Competition uses a tweaked version of the 4.4-litre twin-turbo V8. Joining the M3, M4 and upcoming M2 in Competition form, the top-spec M5 will become a permanent member of the BMW stable after the previous generation was offered with an optional Competition package. (more...)
Blizzard Reveals Breast Cancer Research Foundation Overwatch Skin Blizzard Reveals Breast Cancer Research Foundation Overwatch Skin
- May 09, 2018

All proceeds from the sales of the shirts will also go to the BCRF, and can be found here. The eye-catching, pink outfit will be available from now until May 21st for $14.99 on PC, Xbox One, and PS4. There will also be three themed global Twitch emotes available for everyone to use as part of the overall effort to raise awareness to the cause. That's not all: Blizzard is also selling a t-shirt featuring our winged hero in pink, and players can also earn special sprays and player icons. (more...)
IOS 11.4 beta 4 for iPhone and iPad now available IOS 11.4 beta 4 for iPhone and iPad now available
- May 09, 2018

While the new feature may not prevent tools like the GrayKey box from being used on an iOS device all together, it does however severely limit the amount of time that law enforcement officials have to get into a passcode locked device. It's the replacement for Touch ID and our fingerprints-or, at least it will be when it expands out to the rest of the iPhone and iPad product line. (more...)
Google Will Launch Its Smart Displays This Summer - I/O 2018 Google Will Launch Its Smart Displays This Summer - I/O 2018
- May 09, 2018

Smart Displays were the talk of Google's big push at CES this year - but there's been nary a peep in the intervening months. With recipes, smart displays can walk users through the cooking process, with voice prompts. We already know quite a lot about the Assistant Smart Displays , as they're officially named: rather than simply launching a Google Home with a screen - though that's rumored - Google's taking the Android approach and putting its software inside other manufacturer's devices. (more...)
Uber shows its flying vehicle prototype, which looks like a giant drone Uber shows its flying vehicle prototype, which looks like a giant drone
- May 09, 2018

So what's different this year? Cartoonishly more complicated, in fact. As the craft gets up to altitude (1,000 to 2,000 feet), a propeller mounted high on the back takes over, pushing the vehicle forward so the wings provide lift as the helicopter-like rotors shut down. (more...)
Google Maps Get Explore Tab To Act As Guide To Users Google Maps Get Explore Tab To Act As Guide To Users
- May 09, 2018

Instead of relying on an unclear blue dot while walking around a cluttered city, Google suggests this camera-fueled augmented reality interface may one day save the day. Among the things the technology giant first showcased at the event are the new features that are coming to the Google Maps app this year. It uses machine learning to produce the match score in combination with reviews on hundreds of millions of places left by human visitors. (more...)
Microsoft To Do app for Windows 10 is getting Fluent Design changes Microsoft To Do app for Windows 10 is getting Fluent Design changes
- May 08, 2018

Windows Screen Sketch is now a standalone application and is no longer part of the Windows Ink workspace. Updates for this includes a new Data Privacy tab that lets users execute Data Subject Requests as part of the fulfillment requirements for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). (more...)
Square Enix Announces E3 Event Details Square Enix Announces E3 Event Details
- May 08, 2018

However, you can find more information on this FAQs page. Square Enix is always a big name at E3, as they typically show off big games that appear in the press conferences of other companies. The difference between the 2015 showcase and the 2018 showcase is that Square Enix plans to go in the same route that Nintendo started going down a few years ago and produce the showcase in advance. (more...)
Gmail for iOS gets Google Pay and snooze features Gmail for iOS gets Google Pay and snooze features
- May 08, 2018

Smart Compose's suggested greetings and closings might be handy, though. In a nutshell, Smart Compose taps the wonders of artificial intelligence (AI) to help users formulate drafts, from the beginning to the end. The feature has previously been available to some users. Apart from this pay friends feature, the new update adds up new snooze function to the app. (more...)
Facebook's copying Snapchat's Bitmoji with its own Avatars Facebook's copying Snapchat's Bitmoji with its own Avatars
- May 08, 2018

Facebook confirmed to the site's Josh Constine that it is working on the feature, which would again nearly certainly be cross-platform. Jane Manchun Wong tweeted (via CNET ) a series of screengrabs that indicate it will be an optional feature which users can choose to switch on or not. (more...)
Buffett says stocks remain the best investment option Buffett says stocks remain the best investment option
- May 08, 2018

Buffett also attacked cryptocurrency, claiming that the "asset itself is creating nothing". Speaking on CNBC's Squawk Box Monday, Buffett called bitcoin a "non-productive asset" in which you're relying on the next "crazy" person buying it to pay you more than you paid for the volatile asset-something he argued is a bad gamble. (more...)
New Instagram code reveals 'music stickers' feature for Stories New Instagram code reveals 'music stickers' feature for Stories
- May 08, 2018

According to a tip received by TechCrunch from Twitter user Jane Manchun Wong , this feature automatically detects the song that's playing on the phone and creates a sticker for it which you could probably add to your Stories or posts so that viewers can listen to it when they come across it. (more...)
Mercedes-AMG GT 63S Edition 1 Announced - 639 hp, 900 Nm Mercedes-AMG GT 63S Edition 1 Announced - 639 hp, 900 Nm
- May 08, 2018

Available only in the most powerful, and expensive, 63 S guise, the Edition 1 AMG 4-door will be shown this weekend at the 24 Hours of Nurburgring before it actually goes on sale in the summer, replete with many expensive AMG options in the price. (more...)
Rainbow Six Siege Operation Para Bellum announced, full reveal next week Rainbow Six Siege Operation Para Bellum announced, full reveal next week
- May 08, 2018

What we do know is that there's a new intel gadget, a Clubhouse buff, an Echo buff, gameplay fixes, and the inclusion of Pick & Ban settings. The Pick & Ban system was previously discussed by the developer, and it works in a similar way to what you see in MOBAs. (more...)
NY suffer extra-time heartache as Leitrim snatch late win NY suffer extra-time heartache as Leitrim snatch late win
- May 08, 2018

After an epic encounter there was no separating the sides after 70 minutes and for the second time Leitrim and NY needed extra-time to find a victor. Ultimately it was to be Aughawillan's Noel Plunkett who was to be the Leitrim hero as his late, late point secured a dramatic victory. NY looked to have done enough to win the evenly fought contest and led by three points five minutes from the end of the second period of extra-time. (more...)
OnePlus 6 India launch: Did Amitabh Bachchan accidentally revealed the phone? OnePlus 6 India launch: Did Amitabh Bachchan accidentally revealed the phone?
- May 08, 2018

With just a few days to go for the official unveiling, OnePlus has gone ahead and announced that it will start selling the general entry tickets for the launch event from 10am on Tuesday, May 8. Unfortunately, the images do not reveal whether the upcoming flagship will support wireless charging. The OnePlus 6 also adopts the controversial notch design at the top, though there is an option to "turn off" the notch in settings. (more...)
New Research Study on Lithium Battery Electric Bike Market 2018 to 2025
- May 08, 2018

The Japanese government is also supporting the partnership as the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry will reportedly provide Libtec with ¥1.6 billion ($14.6 million) of funding. BAK Battery Co. Ltd., BYD Company Ltd., LG Chem Ltd., Panasonic Corp., GS Yuasa Corp., Johnson Controls Inc., Toshiba Corp., and A123 Systems LLC. are some of the leading players in this market . (more...)
Here's how to watch Satya Nadella Keynote Live
- May 08, 2018

For those interested in knowing about the workshops and sessions to be held between 7 and 9 May, you can head here for the complete schedule and tune in accordingly. With a budget of Dollars 25 million, the program will take place for the next five years and will be delivered through several methods. Additionally, fresh tweaks to Microsoft's Fluent Design System have been released help developers create immersive, deeply engaging experiences with Microsoft's updated design language. (more...)
'Red Dead Redemption 2' (ALL) -10 New Screens 'Red Dead Redemption 2' (ALL) -10 New Screens
- May 08, 2018

In fact, Rockstar Games claims that there will be multiple special editions of the game! Rockstar is not usually one for trends, and up until now, most of their games launched without collector's editions or special editions. It's totally unknown what kinds of extras Rockstar may include in these editions, but judging from every other special edition of different games out there, we can expect there'll be some kind of in-game content with some collectible loot perhaps thrown in there ... (more...)
Vladimir Putin Sworn In As President For Fourth Term Vladimir Putin Sworn In As President For Fourth Term
- May 08, 2018

His most unsafe opponent, Alexei Navalny, was barred from running in that vote and on Saturday Navalny and hundreds of his supporters were detained by police while protesting over Putin's new term under the slogan: "Putin is not our tsar". Officials and analysts took to Russian state television to praise the vehicle, hailing the automobile's entrance on the market as an achievement for the Russian people. (more...)
Troops Rescue 1000 Hostages From Boko Haram Captivity in Bama Troops Rescue 1000 Hostages From Boko Haram Captivity in Bama
- May 08, 2018

The hostages consisted mainly of women, children as well as some young men who were forced to become Boko Haram fighters, according to statements by the Nigerian Army. Following a global social media campaign with the hashtag #BringBackOurGirls, featuring global celebrities such as Michelle Obama, huge pressure was brought to bear on the Nigerian Government to get the girls back. (more...)
Tenacious D Announce Pick of Destiny 2 Is Coming This Fall Tenacious D Announce Pick of Destiny 2 Is Coming This Fall
- May 08, 2018

Next came the Pick of Destiny film and soundtrack, unfortunately both were received to mixed reviews, with the film under-performing at the box office . Talking to Conan O'Brien in December, he suggested that the album might by called Post-Apocalytpo, a true rock opera about the end of the world. No further information was given but seeing as there are many various avenues for a film to be released these days (hi, Netflix), we imagine it'll be streaming into our homes. (more...)