Technology


Facebook Messenger Lite arrives for users in US, UK, Ireland, and Canada
- October 03, 2017

The availability was later expanded to include 132 more developing countries in April, 2017, followed by another expansion to include India in July, 2017. Facebook says that with over a billion people still being without faster 3G and 4G network coverage, these slimmed-down apps are essential to winning more users over in new markets. (more...)
New Nissan LEAF to get NISMO treatment New Nissan LEAF to get NISMO treatment
- October 03, 2017

Based on the image provided, the Leaf Nismo Concept gets a more striking exterior and comes with the tuning division's signature white, red and black motif. Nissan rolled out the 2018 Leaf with a 40-kwh battery pack, which provides an estimated 150 miles of range and powers an electric motor that's almost identical to the outgoing Leaf's. (more...)
PUBG Bombarded With Over 15000 Negative Reviews Following In-Game Ads PUBG Bombarded With Over 15000 Negative Reviews Following In-Game Ads
- October 03, 2017

The focus of player rage appears to be an advertisement for a Chinese virtual private network (VPN) service, which is showing up on the game's home screen. The chart for Battlegrounds shows more than 20,000 negative reviews in just the past few days. Despite the game being available internationally and fully localised for a Chinese audience, this large section of the audience seems short-tempered and underserved, with official Chinese servers either nonexistent or poorly maintained, as in ... (more...)
Cuphead sells around 125000 on PC in its first few days Cuphead sells around 125000 on PC in its first few days
- October 03, 2017

By Saturday morning, some people were still having the same issue, and varying success with a potential fix discovered by others that involved hard resetting the console and going to the "manage game" section to re-start the installation. (more...)
Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk vs Stelvio QV: Advantage, Alfa Romeo! Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk vs Stelvio QV: Advantage, Alfa Romeo!
- October 03, 2017

THE Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio has set the new benchmark for a production SUV at Germany's legendary Nurburgring circuit, lapping the 12.9 mile Nordschleife in a record 7 minutes 51.7 seconds. -ft. of torque. Alfa Romeo's first ever production SUV, the Stelvio Quadrifoglio incorporates a lightweight carbon fibre driveshaft and ideal 50/50 weight distribution. (more...)
Hawken's PC version is shutting down Hawken's PC version is shutting down
- October 03, 2017

In 2014 Meteor had attempted to revive the game on PC by making it free to play which was their last-ditch attempt to revive it before selling it off to Reloaded after Meteor shut down. Whether or not the console versions of the game will continue to receive new content and patches still remains to be seen. While this doesn't mark the end for Hawken-the game will seemingly live on through its PlayStation 4 and Xbox One ports-this announcement does serve as a rather unfortunate reminder to ... (more...)
Investor Alert: Adobe Systems Incorporated (NasdaqGS:ADBE) Quant Signals Under the Lens Investor Alert: Adobe Systems Incorporated (NasdaqGS:ADBE) Quant Signals Under the Lens
- October 03, 2017

Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co.'s holdings in Adobe Systems were worth $1,038,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Ckw Financial Gp holds 200 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Macguire Cheswick Tuttle Counsel Lc has 0.17% invested in Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE). (more...)
Ring Launches Its Own Whole Home Security System Ring Launches Its Own Whole Home Security System
- October 02, 2017

Now the company is expanding its home security offering with the Ring Protect Kit. Ring says the door/window sensors will sell for $20, while the motion sensors will for $30 when purchased separately. A wall-mounted keypad is used for arming and disarming said accessories, and these include a motion detector, infrared camera, contact sensors for windows and doors, and even an extender for increasing the range of these gadgets. (more...)
Stardew Valley Harvests Nintendo Switch Release On October 5th Stardew Valley Harvests Nintendo Switch Release On October 5th
- October 02, 2017

I would like to give a big shout out to Sickhead Games , who worked very hard to develop this port. While some fans might have been hoping for news on the rumoured multiplayer mode, the Switch port will no doubt go down well with a number of Switch owners. (more...)
All HTC Vive purchases will be bundled with Fallout 4 VR All HTC Vive purchases will be bundled with Fallout 4 VR
- October 02, 2017

HTC launched the Vive in mid-2016 at a price of $800. From today, anybody buying the head-mounted display (HMD) will receive a free redemption code for Fallout 4 VR, which they'll be able to redeem on launch day, 12th December 2017. Bethesda has said that it wants all of its VR games on as many platforms as possible, so there's a good chance we see Fallout 4 elsewhere in 2018. "The freedom of exploring the wasteland comes alive like never before". (more...)
OnePlus lovers rejoice! No OnePlus 5T, but this smartphone may release soon OnePlus lovers rejoice! No OnePlus 5T, but this smartphone may release soon
- October 02, 2017

The OnePlus 5 will allegedly be made available in two models, offering either 6GB or 8GB RAM, and 64GB or 128GB built-in storage. But, as per latest reports, there won't be any OnePlus 5T this year. The decision, the site claims, could be due to Qualcomm's decision to not release any new mobile processors this year. Last year, the company launched the 3T as a way to switch to the +1 version of the chipset (Snapdragon 820 to 821) and to raise the price a bit. (more...)
New Roku Streaming Players Launched New Roku Streaming Players Launched
- October 02, 2017

The Express and Express+ are five-times more powerful than their predecessors, said the company. The Roku Express + offers the same streaming experience, with options to connect via HDMI or composite A/V ports (red/yellow/white jacks). The company is also updating its higher-end 4K streaming player, the $99.99 Roku Ultra , which has the same streaming features as the Streaming Stick+, but adds an ethernet port and micro SD card slot. (more...)
What Is Forza 7 VIP Membership Controversy? Microsoft Quietly Fixed It What Is Forza 7 VIP Membership Controversy? Microsoft Quietly Fixed It
- October 02, 2017

VIP membership is a Forza series staple, included in various editions of the game. However, it won't be possible to use this with Forza Motorsport 7 at launch, but the title will receive OneDrive music support down the road at some point. (more...)
Nioh coming to PC Nioh coming to PC
- October 02, 2017

Nioh , the Soulslike samurai ARPG and PlayStation 4 exclusive, is shortly to land on its second platform: your personal computer. Personally, I'm just looking forward to see this game being beaten with a pair of Donkey Konga bongos. Koei Tecmo's note to press suggests you can't deviate from either of these two modes, no matter how powerful your PC. However, some claim this is not a Wheel of Dharma at all, merely a replica that looks as though it belongs on a device to regulate steam... (more...)
Twenty-First Century Fox Inc
- October 02, 2017

Twenty First Centy Fox Inc now has $48.40B valuation. The stock increased 0.42% or $0.54 on September 29, reaching $130.01. About 127,959 shares traded. Among 15 analysts covering W.W. Grainger ( NYSE:GWW ), 1 have Buy rating , 3 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 65% are positive. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, February 3 by Topeka Capital Markets. (more...)
Learn how your iPhone works with Apple's newly released source kernel Learn how your iPhone works with Apple's newly released source kernel
- October 02, 2017

XNU has been Apple's kernel of choice since the early 2000s. If you want to grab the source code, head over to Apple's Source Browser . With this code, devs can get an understanding of how different software and devices interact with the lower-level kernel. (more...)
Nissan suspends sales in Japan over safety checks Nissan suspends sales in Japan over safety checks
- October 02, 2017

The problem does not affect Nissan vehicles sold outside Japan. Approximately 34,000 vehicles including OEM cars will be subject to re-inspection. Speaking at a news conference, Nissan Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa said he expected it would take about a month to determine the cause of the improper inspections. (more...)
Does Apple Have An iPhone 8 Quality Problem? Does Apple Have An iPhone 8 Quality Problem?
- October 02, 2017

The only way of listening to music on Apple's newest iPhones is to use a wireless headphone or use the lightning connector on the phone. With the second, so the point faced resident of Japan, who bought the coveted Apple iPhone 8 Plus and revealed his already damaged right out of the box. (more...)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 leaked renders hint a dual camera setup Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 leaked renders hint a dual camera setup
- October 02, 2017

The renders of the Redmi Note 5 also show a dual-camera setup on the back of the phone, which is expected to be the combination of a 16MP and a 5MP sensor along with dual-tone LED flash. Moreover, this will be the first time a budget phone will feature a Snapdragon 660 chipset . The Redmi Note 4 came with Snapdragon 625. In August this year, Xiaomi introduced the Redmi Note 5A, an excellent budget smartphone that nearly ticks all the right boxes. (more...)
Tigers' Romine plays all nine positions against Twins Tigers' Romine plays all nine positions against Twins
- October 02, 2017

The idea for Romine to duplicate the achievement originated two years ago when Ausmus and Romine were discussing Halter's historic performance and decided the versatile Romine would be the flawless fit to pull it off for these Tigers. Paul Pioneer-Press, criticized Romine's pitching appearance when he faced Twins slugger Miguel Sano in the bottom of the 8th inning. Perkins has battled shoulder issues for most of the last two seasons. (more...)
Huawei to launch Honor 9 in India on 5th October Huawei to launch Honor 9 in India on 5th October
- October 02, 2017

The invite doesn't reveal anything about anything about the smartphone, but it seems that the company's global Twitter handle has shared some major information about the upcoming device. The Smartphone's pricing details are like the following: RMB 2,299 for 4GB+64GB, 2,699 CNY for 6GB+64GB and 2,999 CNY for 6GB+128GB variant - available in color options of Blue, Black, and Gold. (more...)
Hundreds Injured As Police Try To Stop Catalan Independence Vote Hundreds Injured As Police Try To Stop Catalan Independence Vote
- October 02, 2017

Catalan authorities say police used tear gas. At least one woman was injured outside the building and wheeled away on a stretcher by paramedics. The Spanish government declared the referendum unconstitutional prior to the vote and now says it was successfully disrupted. (more...)
It'll be waste of time negotiating with North Korea It'll be waste of time negotiating with North Korea
- October 02, 2017

Bush and Barack Obama all "failed" in rolling back North Korea's nuclear and missile programs through negotiations. In September, while addressing the United Nations, Trump said it is possible that the USA may have to "destroy" North Korea to defend the US and its allies. (more...)
Xbox October Games With Gold Available Now, Includes Gone Home Xbox October Games With Gold Available Now, Includes Gone Home
- October 02, 2017

Already we're off to a decent start this month with the Games With Gold. Every month, the tech giant unveils four games for its Xbox consoles, two for the Xbox One and two for the Xbox 360. Medal of Honor: Airborne: For the second half of the game (from October 16 through 31), you can play this first-person shooter, where you play as a paratrooper who has missions in various places around the world. (more...)
West Bengal: Peaceful Muharram observed, few requests for Durga immersion West Bengal: Peaceful Muharram observed, few requests for Durga immersion
- October 02, 2017

A few household pujas in the city today immersed their Durga idols but none of the big puja organisers. It also instructed the police to make separate routes for both Durga idol immersion and Muharram processions. In a scathing verdict September 21, the judge ruled that Durga idol immersion could continue till 12 am on all days, including Muharram, and accused the Mamata government of "exercising extreme power without any basis". (more...)
'Strictly Come Dancing': Chizzy Akudolu Leaves Competition First 'Strictly Come Dancing': Chizzy Akudolu Leaves Competition First
- October 02, 2017

This meant Chizzy and her dance partner Pasha Kovalev and Brian and his partner Amy Dowden had to perform their routines again. After both couples strutted their stuff in the dance-off, the judges gave their verdicts - and it was not good news for Chizzy. (more...)
Facebook to help communication rebuild in Puerto Rico Facebook to help communication rebuild in Puerto Rico
- October 02, 2017

Hurricane Maria has knocked out most of the electric on the island, which includes cell service. Facebook has previously detailed work it has put into developing technologies that are able to provide communication infrastructure in various environments, and also in places affected by natural disasters. (more...)
Kansas City Chiefs: Madden Simulation for Week 4 Vs Redskins Kansas City Chiefs: Madden Simulation for Week 4 Vs Redskins
- October 01, 2017

The Kansas City Chiefs are a flawless 6-0 straight up and against the spread in their last six games against Washington . The Kansas City Chiefs have done almost everything right to start the season. This may be the result of quarterback Alex Smith throwing the ball a lot and connecting a lot. Kansas City had some issues last week against the Los Angeles Chargers , giving up five sacks on the day. (more...)
Sells 5025 Shares of Edwards Lifesciences Corp
- October 01, 2017

The Pointstate Capital Lp holds 4.99M shares with $49.80M value, up from 1.45M last quarter. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. grew its position in Edwards Lifesciences Corporation by 9.3% during the 1st quarter. The stock was sold at an average price of $116.00, for a total transaction of $2,900,000.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Currently, 210.57 million total shares are owned by the public and among those 209.79 million shares have been available to trade. (more...)
What to Expect on the Launch of Google Pixel 2 on… What to Expect on the Launch of Google Pixel 2 on…
- October 01, 2017

It will have a 2,700mAh battery, and that Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL buyers will also get "unlimited Google Cloud storage until 2023". However, switching to Pixel 2 XL is not a bad thing at all. The Pixelbook will reportedly have a price tag of $1199 (or approx Rs 78,276) when it goes on sale. Therefore, Google will make sure to equip it with high-end specs. (more...)