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Apple hit with class-action lawsuit over 'defective' MacBook Pro keyboard Apple hit with class-action lawsuit over 'defective' MacBook Pro keyboard
- May 16, 2018

The lawsuit also takes issue with Apple's repair process for faulty keyboards, saying it doesn't permanently fix problems during the repair process. "Owners of these laptops have reported a potential defect, which causes keys on the keyboard to become unresponsive, necessitating complete replacement of the keyboard", the firm writes on its website. (more...)
FY2018 Earnings Forecast for Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) Issued By SunTrust Banks
- May 16, 2018

CMCSA underperformed by 22.65% the S&P 500. It's up 7.43, from 0.57 in 2017Q3. The Weekly Volatility is 1.72% and the Monthly Volatility is 2.70%. About 15.40 million shares traded. Tocqueville Asset Mngmt Limited Partnership reported 201,979 shares. Moreover, Franklin Inc has 0.58% invested in Comcast Corporation ( NASDAQ : CMCSA ). (more...)
Shenmue 3 Release Date Delayed to 2019 in Shocking Development Shenmue 3 Release Date Delayed to 2019 in Shocking Development
- May 16, 2018

At the 2015 Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles, Sony invited Shenmue creator and former Sega developer Yu Suzuki on stage to announce that he was making Shenmue III as a crowdfunding project on Kickstarter . A teaser trailer released back in 2017 was criticized for the bizarrely blank facial expressions of its characters. Looks like we won't be able to play Shenmue III in 2019, perhaps not surprisingly. (more...)
Apple demands $1 billion from Samsung for patent infringement Apple demands $1 billion from Samsung for patent infringement
- May 16, 2018

It's been years since Samsung smartphones were found to have infringed several Apple iPhone patents , but some folks are still sore. Also Read: Samsung Galaxy S9+ vs Apple iPhone X: What's the difference? CLEARLY BORED of doing minor updates to its product portfolio, Apple has chose to renew its patent spat with Samsung . (more...)
Check out these brand-new Rage 2 screenshots Check out these brand-new Rage 2 screenshots
- May 16, 2018

Tim Willits of id Software said, "We have this novel approach: You buy the game and then you play it". According to the basic premise, it's the year 2185 and you're Walker, the last Ranger of the wasteland, seemingly on a quest to topple the oppressive rule of the so-called Authority. (more...)
Google partially rolls back Chrome 66's autoplay changes Google partially rolls back Chrome 66's autoplay changes
- May 16, 2018

The autoplay-video blocker is created to fix one of the greatest problems of the Internet: autoplaying videos on websites. Google has partially rolled back Chrome's blocking of autoplaying video with sound after it was found to break a large collection of web apps and games. (more...)
Malicious apps snuck back onto Play Store following name change Malicious apps snuck back onto Play Store following name change
- May 16, 2018

We're glad to see Google is taking display color more seriously. "With over 2 million apps in Google's Play Store, it is inevitable that some malicious apps will creep through". At this year's Google I/O event, the biggest search engine on Earth officially released a public beta of Android P . In reality, Google has been testing out Android P for months and is now ready for public launch. (more...)
Microsoft to launch smaller, low-priced Surface devices Microsoft to launch smaller, low-priced Surface devices
- May 16, 2018

The tablets are expected to be about 20 percent lighter than the high-end models, but will have around four hours fewer of battery life. Back in 2012, Microsoft did offer a lower-cost tablet called the Surface RT, but it didn't hit with consumers. (more...)
Karnataka polls: Siddaramaiah exudes confidence as turnout crosses 50% Karnataka polls: Siddaramaiah exudes confidence as turnout crosses 50%
- May 16, 2018

If the viewers are not able to watch Karnataka Elections LIVE on TV, they can catch all the latest information and live updates about the Karnataka Polls 2018 here . The election for the Jayanagara seat in Bengaluru was countermanded following the death of BJP candidate and sitting MLA B N Vijaykumar on May 4. (more...)
Microsoft pushes out new security and privacy related updates for Windows 10 Microsoft pushes out new security and privacy related updates for Windows 10
- May 16, 2018

For those who have experienced bugs in the Windows 10 April 2018 Update , Microsoft recommends reverting back to the previous version of Windows while the company works on a fix. Microsoft says that the update is available through Windows Update and it would download automatically if you turn on automatic updating in Settings . (more...)
Apple INC (AAPL) Shareholder Gyroscope Capital Management Group LLC Has Increased Position
- May 16, 2018

The stock decreased 0.62% or $0.28 during the last trading session, reaching $44.69. About 745,332 shares traded or 9.38% up from the average. It has underperformed by 25.36% the S&P500. Therefore 66% are positive. Apple had 83 analyst reports since November 20, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Bank of America on Wednesday, January 17 with "Buy". (more...)
Beta updates to OnePlus devices finally bring group MMS Beta updates to OnePlus devices finally bring group MMS
- May 16, 2018

Ahead of the OnePlus 6 launch in London later today, OnePlus is releasing a new OxygenOS open beta software for OnePlus 3 , OnePlus 3T , OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T smartphone users. In this beta update, OnePlus has added three new features to the OnePlus launcher app. The OnePlus Switch is also getting general bug fixes and stability improvements. (more...)
Borderlands 3 Won't Be Shown At E3 2018 Borderlands 3 Won't Be Shown At E3 2018
- May 16, 2018

Then there's Randy Pitchford , Gearbox's CEO, who injected himself into yesterday's conversation with a weirdly convoluted update that sorta, kinda, maybe closed the lid on all of these Borderlands E3 murmurings. Now that Borderlands 3 is out of the question, what other games are you expecting to see at E3? Pitchford rounded his thread of tweets off by saying thank you to fans and promising that Gearbox is "working harder than we have ever worked in order to create new and exciting ... (more...)
Honda launches new Amaze at Rs 560000 Honda launches new Amaze at Rs 560000
- May 16, 2018

Honda Cars India launched the new version of the Amaze at an introductory price of Rs 5.59 lakh for the petrol version and Rs 6.69 lakh (All Prices, Ex Showroom, India) for the diesel variant . " The All New Amaze has been developed keeping the needs and aspirations of Indian customers in mind". To be based on the new platform, the all-new Amaze sedan now sports all-new exterior front along with updated interiors while the engines remains untouched. (more...)
NCLT clears Tata Steel's ₹32500-crore resolution plan for Bhushan Steel NCLT clears Tata Steel's ₹32500-crore resolution plan for Bhushan Steel
- May 16, 2018

This is reportedly Tata Steel's second-biggest acquisition after the Corus Group acquisition in 2007. It had a liquidation value of Rs 14,541 crore. "The Resolution Plan also requires financial creditors to invoke pledge on existing equity shares of BSL". (more...)
Samsung announces new Sunrise Gold and Burgundy Red Galaxy S9 series edition Samsung announces new Sunrise Gold and Burgundy Red Galaxy S9 series edition
- May 16, 2018

For starters, top-tier smartphones today are incredibly powerful and, in turn, tend to be "good enough" even a few years after initially hitting store shelves. Additional market availability details are coming soon. They will also get Sunrise Gold but that particular option will be released in other markets as well including Germany, Australia, Hong Kong, Chile, Russia, Mexico, Spain, Taiwan, Vietnam and the United Arab Emirates in June. (more...)
Motorola starts teasing Moto G6, Moto G6 Play launch in India Motorola starts teasing Moto G6, Moto G6 Play launch in India
- May 16, 2018

Moto might bring the G6 Plus at a later date or it may just be referring to the two Moto G6 smartphones under one moniker. To recall, the Moto G6 series consists of three devices - the bigger Moto G6 Plus with premium specs, the standard Moto G6 and the entry-level Moto G6 Play . (more...)
Adobe announces XD CC Starter Pack to offer Adobe XD for free Adobe announces XD CC Starter Pack to offer Adobe XD for free
- May 16, 2018

Adobe's User Interface (UI) design software, XD is now free and comes with a new starter plan that comes with tons of new features and assets. "We are going to start by focusing on screen design and Adobe XD CC, our all-in-one design and prototyping app, because designers are increasingly crucial to businesses and the needs of design teams are progressing rapidly". (more...)
Honor 10 with Ultrasonic Fingerprint Sensor Launched in India at Rs. 32999 Honor 10 with Ultrasonic Fingerprint Sensor Launched in India at Rs. 32999
- May 16, 2018

At the rear is a 16MP + 24MP AI dual-camera setup with a wide f/1.8 aperture lens and real-time AI scene recognition of 500+ scenarios in 22 categories. Further expansion is not possible as the Honor 10 lacks a microSD card slot. The Honor 10 has an added advantage over the Huawei P20 on the following points. (more...)
Democrats plan to force Wednesday vote on net neutrality Democrats plan to force Wednesday vote on net neutrality
- May 16, 2018

The FCC voted in December to repeal the 2015 net neutrality rules, which required companies providing broadband connections to act in the "public interest" and to not use "unjust" business practices - preventing companies like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T from creating paid "fast lanes" and slowing or blocking web traffic. (more...)
HTC to launch Exodus - a blockchain-powered phone HTC to launch Exodus - a blockchain-powered phone
- May 16, 2018

It revolves around one of the hottest concepts in technology for the past several years and looks to bring access to the blockchain to mobile enthusiasts. According to The Next Web , HTC has also outlined plans to create a native blockchain network, whereby cryptocurrency can be traded amongst Exodus users. (more...)
Stalker 2 is in development (again) Stalker 2 is in development (again)
- May 16, 2018

I didn't think we'd ever see a numbered sequel to 2007's S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl, a game that will probably still be getting new mods long after we're all gone, but these are odd times. 2 was underway. As for the game engine, nothing has surfaced yet. The last mystery worth bringing up is, will GSC Game World be the publisher of this game or will there be someone else helping the team? For those not familiar with the title, S.T.A.L.K.E.R is a spooky first-person shooter that ... (more...)
Gmail Update Will Now Nudge Users To Respond To Emails Gmail Update Will Now Nudge Users To Respond To Emails
- May 16, 2018

Offline mode is only available for people using Chrome, so if that isn't now your browser of choice, you'll need to download it for starters. The new feature allowed Gmail users to work without the internet connection and save all the changes once Gmail is connected to the internet. (more...)
Three, two, one: New ways to control Google Pixel Buds Three, two, one: New ways to control Google Pixel Buds
- May 16, 2018

We saw improvements to the Google Assistant , Gmail and, of course, the release of Android P Developer Preview 2 . Finally, Google has made it easier to switch between Bluetooth devices. Just select the Bluetooth menu on whatever device you've previously paired the Pixel Buds with and you can select them to connect to again. You can turn them back on with the same gesture. (more...)
Matej Mohoric claims stage 10 win Matej Mohoric claims stage 10 win
- May 16, 2018

As today's stage entered its final kilometre, the Slovenian rider Mohoric - a past stage victor at the Vuelta - had Denz on his wheel. Afterwards, he said: "It's incredible". Each has won a stage, but the Briton is now the undisputed team leader after the Colombian fell away today. Chaves began the day second in the general classification, just 32 seconds behind Yates. (more...)
Locke from Final Fantasy VI Is Dissidia NT's Next DLC Character Locke from Final Fantasy VI Is Dissidia NT's Next DLC Character
- May 15, 2018

Final Fantasy XI Mobile is being made with Unreal Engine 4, which certainly helps with the graphics quality, and was originally announced back in March 2015 as part of the Vana'diel project. And while not much is known about how the game will differ, if at all, from the original game, what we do know looks to be exciting. Siliconera reports that this was confirmed by Yoshinori Kitase during the 30th-anniversary celebration in Japan. (more...)
There are definitely issues with the Fortnite replay challenge not working There are definitely issues with the Fortnite replay challenge not working
- May 15, 2018

Due to these issues, Epic was forced to delay the roll out of version 4.2, which was supposed to bring numerous quests for week 3 of season 4 online. "We've discovered an issue that's going to delay the release of v4.2". Fortnite is moving forward to a time of releasing a new patch, 4.2. So, if you logged into Fortnite this morning with the goal of getting a jump on week 3's challenges , you were probably quickly disappointed. (more...)
All Blacks prop Joe Moody banned for striking Kurtley Beale All Blacks prop Joe Moody banned for striking Kurtley Beale
- May 15, 2018

Banned: Joe Moody's raised forearm on Kurtley Beale has seen him suspended. The Waratahs were counting the cost of their New Zealand trip, with Rob Simmons in doubt with a shoulder niggle, and hooker Damien Fitzpatrick and back-rower Will Miller both following concussion protocols. (more...)
WhatsApp Messenger Adds New Features for Groups WhatsApp Messenger Adds New Features for Groups
- May 15, 2018

Now, WhatsApp has further improved the feature with a set of new tools including Group description , Admin controls , Group catch up , Participant search , and more. WhatsApp is rolling out a series of helpful features to boost the Group Chat experience . Tap on it to see the messages you've missed. "Voice and video calling are very popular on WhatsApp, and we're excited to share that group calling will be coming in the months ahead". (more...)
Facebook admits 4% of accounts were fake Facebook admits 4% of accounts were fake
- May 15, 2018

The increased transparency comes as the Menlo Park, California, company tries to make amends for a privacy scandal triggered by loose policies that allowed a data-mining company with ties to President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign to harvest personal information on as many as 87 million users. (more...)