Technology


Apple releases first iOS 11.2 beta for developers Apple releases first iOS 11.2 beta for developers
- October 31, 2017

Apple on Tuesday released iOS 11.1, the latest software update for its iPhones and iPads. Using a key reinstallation attack or "KRACK", attackers can exploit weaknesses in the WPA2 protocol to decrypt network traffic to sniff out sensitive information. (more...)
Korea Investment Corp Sold A Little More Vornado Realty Trust (VNO) Stock
- October 31, 2017

The dividend payment was $0.930 per share for the quarter or $3.72 on an annualized basis. The stock declined 0.82% or $0.99 reaching $119.99 on the news. The stock has "Outperform" rating by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday, September 10. SunTrust Banks has a "Buy" rating and a $140.00 price target on the stock. (more...)
Reliance Communications shares jump after new debt repayment plan
- October 31, 2017

RCom , which has a debt of Rs45,000 crore, proposes to repay up to Rs17,000 crore through monetisation of assets and another Rs10,000 crore through sale and development of real estate space. RCom's Executive Director Punit Garg said the lenders had agreed to the new debt repayment plan, which will spare creditors any write-offs. The Brookfield deal is still on but other investors can also bid now. (more...)
Shadow of the Colossus release date confirmed as February 2018 Shadow of the Colossus release date confirmed as February 2018
- October 31, 2017

Each Colossi is a different, more challenging puzzle, whereby the player has to figure out the creature's weaknesses in order to take them all down. The option to revisit Shadow of the Colossus - a game that ran with an inconsistent frame rate on PlayStation 2 - with 60 fps gameplay is a pretty big change. (more...)
Arjun Kapoor shaves signature beard for 'Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar' Arjun Kapoor shaves signature beard for 'Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar'
- October 31, 2017

Arjun looks promising and it seems that he will surely leave movie buffs mesmerised with his performance. Back in 2012, Arjun Kapoor and Parineeti Chopra kickstarted their Bollywood careers together with Habib Faisal's Ishaqzaade, and impressed critics and fans alike with their performances. (more...)
WhatsApp Payments Launching In December - Are You Ready? WhatsApp Payments Launching In December - Are You Ready?
- October 31, 2017

With the Payments feature on board, one can transact digitally with their contacts directly through the app. As discussed earlier, UPI-based payments have witnessed very fast growth in India. Notably, this will the first time messaging giant will be introducing a payment feature anywhere in the world. The welcome screen for WhatsApp Payments - which has been unearthed from the latest beta build - says the service allows for "bank to bank transfer with UPI" and mentions that users will ... (more...)
Microsoft's Surface Pro LTE packs Core i5 power and launches in December Microsoft's Surface Pro LTE packs Core i5 power and launches in December
- October 31, 2017

It was first announced earlier this year and Microsoft promised to launch it before the end of this year. The full name for the new laptop is Microsoft's Surface Pro with LTE Advanced . There will be a couple of models available in December, an Intel i5 version with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of storage, pricing for this model start at $1,149. (more...)
HTC U11 Life listing refutes some rumors, confirms others
- October 31, 2017

The release could be close, though, because not only is the U11 Life now live on T-Mo's support site, but HTC is making an announcement on November 2nd . HTC U11 Life sports a 5.2 inch full HD display and will run on Android 7.1.1 Nougat... The phone is expected to come with stereo speakers. Just like HTC U11, the U11 Life could feature squeezable frames called Edge Sense . (more...)
Super Mario Odyssey races past 2 million copies sold Super Mario Odyssey races past 2 million copies sold
- October 31, 2017

The fantastic part about this feat is that the game is a Nintendo Switch exclusive and it has only been on sale for three days. Super Mario Run is a "free to start" game that lets you play some levels, before asking you to pay $10 to unlock the rest. (more...)
Razer Phone to feature 120Hz refresh rate, 8GB RAM
- October 31, 2017

You may not be able to dress up as this beastly Android handset at that hip Halloween party tonight, since we have a pretty good idea , but we don't know for sure how the Razer Phone will look, front, back, sides and all. The smartphone will feature a 4000mAh battery with support for Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+, something that hasn't been used in any phone till now. While there is no information on the processor of the handset, the listing says it to feature an 8GB RAM. (more...)
Essential Phone early adopters get $200 vouchers
- October 31, 2017

The code can be utilized to buy another Essential Phone for your friends and family or even to get an Essential 360 Camera. The rebate is being offered through a $200 Friends and Family code, yet tragically, won't be discounted to users directly - rather, they can utilize the price cut to purchase frill like the Essential Camera or another Essential Phone. (more...)
Eve Online dev CCP ditches virtual reality development Eve Online dev CCP ditches virtual reality development
- October 31, 2017

CCP Games , best known as the creators of EVE Online , have announced today that it will be laying off almost 100 employees as it winds down development on VR games and closes two offices in Newcastle, UK and Atlanta, USA to focus more on PC and mobile games. (more...)
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Launch Trailer Released; Game Has Gone Gold Star Wars Battlefront 2 Launch Trailer Released; Game Has Gone Gold
- October 31, 2017

Featuring new characters created by Motive working alongside the story group at Lucasfilm, Star Wars Battlefront II aims to deliver a new exciting story to the Star Wars universe. Check out the trailer below. Star Wars Battlefront II is slated to release this year on November 17. for the PC, PS4, and Xbox One. Use the Force to prove your worth against iconic characters like Kylo Ren, Darth Maul or Han Solo, as you play a part in a gaming experience inspired by forty years of timeless ... (more...)
BioWare announces a new Mass Effect novel coming next year BioWare announces a new Mass Effect novel coming next year
- October 31, 2017

The good news is that their story will likely be a pretty well-told one as Annihilation is being penned by Hugo and Nebula Award victor Catherynne M. While BioWare tried to fix the myriad of issues with constant updates and patches, it was only a matter of time before they threw in the towel. The Keelah Si'yah, according to the Mass Effect Wiki, departed for Andromeda after the human, asari, turian, and salarian arks, because of delays caused by the more complex biological needs of ... (more...)
Monster Hunter World Beta Coming to PS4 on December 9
- October 30, 2017

At the tail-end of a trailer that Sony premiered during the media presser, we got our first quick tease at Aloy's appearance in the Monster Hunter: World world . Monster Hunter: World is coming to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on January 26, with a PC release at a later date. During PlayStation's Paris Games Week presentation, it was revealed that you'll be able to play as Horizon Zero Dawn's Aloy in Monster Hunter: World . (more...)
Premium Outlook.com features now available to Office 365 subscribers
- October 30, 2017

Even though its name suggests otherwise, Office 365 is more than a subscription for Microsoft Office. Microsoft says that Outlook.com Premium is available for new Office 365 customers now, and is rolling out starting this month to existing Home and Personal subscribers. (more...)
Call of Duty: WW2 DLC The Resistance Revealed with PS4 Release Date Call of Duty: WW2 DLC The Resistance Revealed with PS4 Release Date
- October 30, 2017

Bayonets, flamethrowers, and other breathtaking combat scenes filled the Paris Games Week trailer, all of which are components that players will undoubtedly be looking forward to eve more after they got a taste of the gameplay from the beta version. (more...)
Final Fantasy XV: Episode Ignis releases December 13, here's a new trailer
- October 30, 2017

Flaunting the DLC's vast world and unique real-time combat, Episode Ignis will have players take the role of Ignis Scientia, Noctis's childhood friend and a royal servant to the Crownsguard. On the musical side of things, JRPG will be excited to know that Yasunori Mitsuda has been confirmed as the composer. It's time to decide who is the best boy, as Square Enix announced that Final Fantasy XV: Episode Ignis would come out on December 13, during Paris Games Week. (more...)
Skype desktop app gets a big overhaul Skype desktop app gets a big overhaul
- October 30, 2017

Even if the new Skype desktop app is out of preview, it's still a work in progress and it probably won't please everyone. Skype for desktop has also received an entirely new notification panel, automatically letting users know when someone reacts to one of their messages or @mentions them. (more...)
The Last of Us Part II Gets a New Trailer The Last of Us Part II Gets a New Trailer
- October 30, 2017

I don't think it's Ellie that we're seeing but she isn't given a name, so who knows? The rest of the characters are a complete mystery to us, and we haven't been introduced to any of them prior to this trailer. It's a gorgeous game, and it's obviously still brutally personal and uncomfortable to watch at times. Firstly, it pretty much confirms that Joel is still kicking around in The Last of Us Part 2 , a topic which has spawned a number of fan theories regarding his potential death. (more...)
Destiny 2: Curse of Osiris Release Date Revealed in First Trailer Destiny 2: Curse of Osiris Release Date Revealed in First Trailer
- October 30, 2017

That should be a familiar name to longtime Destiny players, as one of the more mysterious characters in the game's lore who had previously lent his name to the " Trials of Osiris " competitive multiplayer mode in the original game. Continued improvements to Iron Banner and Faction Rallies , including uniqueness of rewards. Ongoing improvements to Exotics, including adjustments to reduce instances of duplication. (more...)
Xiaomi Mi Max 2 receives a permanent price cut in India
- October 30, 2017

Flipkart is making the deal even sweeter by offering you an exchange discount of up to Rs. 15,000 in return of your existing handset. To recall, Xiaomi had launched the Mi Max 2 4GB RAM / 64GB storage variant in India back in July. The device packs a massive 5,300mAh battery. The battery is claimed to offer two days of standby time on a single charge. In addition, the battery supports Qualcomm's Quick Charge 3.0 as well as reverse charging. (more...)
The Exchange Capital Management Inc. Sold shares of Ford Motor Co. (F) The Exchange Capital Management Inc. Sold shares of Ford Motor Co. (F)
- October 30, 2017

Ford Mtr Co Del now has $47.91B valuation. The stock decreased 1.37% or $0.62 on October 27, reaching $44.64. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 30,290,452 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is now 3.6 days. F&M Bank had 50 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Standpoint Research cut shares of General Motors from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Thursday, September 14th. (more...)
Apple grows by 40% after six consecutive quarters of decline in China Apple grows by 40% after six consecutive quarters of decline in China
- October 30, 2017

In fourth place, Xiaomi pretty much repeated its Q2 2017 result, which was up 60 percent from Q2 2016, looking at "breaking" the top three's "dominance" next quarter, "making it an even tighter battle to the top". Canalys warned that Apple's third-quarter performance might not be repeated in coming months despite growing excitement in China over the iPhone X, which is now available for pre-order and goes on sale on November 3. (more...)
007's vehicle bought by Steve Jobs up for sale at £300k
- October 30, 2017

There have been many auctions for things associated with the Apple's co-founder since his demise in late 2011. The new convertible auto was a successful piece of art created by the German carmaker. It has undergone servicing and maintenance and is in an excellent condition. This immaculate, well-maintained Z8 is being auction with the original hardtop plus stand, a cover, all the right manuals and service records, the navigation CDs and even a BMW-branded Motorola flip-phone. (more...)
Amazon Kindle Entry-Level Ebook Reader Gets Audible Support Amazon Kindle Entry-Level Ebook Reader Gets Audible Support
- October 30, 2017

Amazon bought the company in 2008. On the description page of its entry-level Kindle, priced at $80, Amazon has mentioned that Audible will be available in the coming months . You can't use ordinary wired headphones to listen to Morgan Freeman narrate poetry, though - you'll have to use Bluetooth-connected speakers or headphones. (more...)
Tag: Airtel Celkon Smart 4G Tag: Airtel Celkon Smart 4G
- October 30, 2017

The phone supports 4G VoLTE and 24 different Indian languages. Earlier this month, the company launched a smartphone in partnership with the Indian handset maker, Karbonn . Celkon Smart 4G is a basic smartphone with entry-level specs. To sum things up: To own the Karbonn A40 Indian at an effective price of Rs 1,399 you'll have to spend a total of Rs 7,483 over a period of three years, while to own the Celkon Smart 4G at an effective price of Rs 1,349 you'll have shell out Rs ... (more...)
Padmavati: Madhuri Dixit applauds Deepika Padukone for Ghoomar! Padmavati: Madhuri Dixit applauds Deepika Padukone for Ghoomar!
- October 30, 2017

The dashing hunk, who essays the role of the fearless Rajput, too has cast a magical spell on the audience while Ranveer Singh, who plays Sultan Alauddin Khilji, has left people spellbound by the glimpses of his performance in the film. The role is played by the actress Anupriya Goenka, whom we have already seen in TV commercials and in a few Bollywood films like Arjun Rampal's Daddy and Varun Dhawan's Dishoom . (more...)
Airtel Offers 100 Percent Cashback on Rs. 349 Recharge for Prepaid Users Airtel Offers 100 Percent Cashback on Rs. 349 Recharge for Prepaid Users
- October 30, 2017

The new offer gives customers 100 percent cashback over seven months, in the form of a Rs. 50 discount when they purchase the next recharge. You can use the sum for other transactions made via the Payments Bank account as well, not just the Airtel recharge. (more...)
SC seeks centre's response on plea against linking Aadhaar with cell phones SC seeks centre's response on plea against linking Aadhaar with cell phones
- October 30, 2017

The plea is listed for hearing before a bench comprising Justices A K Sikri and Ashok Bhushan . "How can a state file such a plea". The bench, instead, asked Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to submit a plea before it as an individual. (more...)