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DICE Is Apparently Working On A Battlefield 5 Battle Royale Mode

DICE Is Apparently Working On A Battlefield 5 Battle Royale Mode But at the time of writing, at least, Tilted Towers has yet to be destroyed, and nor has the comet collided anywhere else. The game is now in Season 3, which is scheduled to end on April 30, leading many to believe that the meteor could drastically change the " Fortnite " map with a fiery blast - in a similar way that the dinosaurs were wiped out - especially if it were to hit "Tilted Towers",... [Full Article...]

US VP Pence thanks Canada for backing Syria strikes, optimistic on NAFTA

US VP Pence thanks Canada for backing Syria strikes, optimistic on NAFTA Pence, however, justified the attack by merely stating that the U.S. did not act alone, claiming that other leaders at the Latin American summit had both publicly and privately expressed support for the Syria bombardment. Pence left the summit late Friday so he could confer with US congressional leaders by telephone from his hotel suite about Trump's plans to announce the missile strikes. [Full Article...]

Russia blocks Telegram over data row

Russia blocks Telegram over data row It's unclear what this means for the company's TON network ICO , which already sold out its first and second rounds of pre-sale before it seemed a general public sale might not be on the cards at all. The ban is the outcomes of a protracted row between Telegram and Russian officers who insist they need entry to encryption keys to analysis terror assaults. [Full Article...]

Gmail working on self-expiring emails

Gmail working on self-expiring emails Instead, Gmail sends the recipient a dummy email with a hyperlink to the actual self-expiring message, which is what actually disappears when time expires. Looking at the screenshots, users who are accustomed to the current look and functionality would not have to be scared of the upcoming changes. As of now, it's unknown whether the feature is going to be compatible with non-Gmail users. [Full Article...]

Chevrolet gives the Camaro a fresh face, better tech for 2019

Chevrolet gives the Camaro a fresh face, better tech for 2019 Inside, both the coupé and convertible get Chevrolet's next-generation seven-inch touchscreen Infotainment 3 system as standard, with smartphone mirroring functionalities. Three laps around Las Vegas Motor Speedway's twisty road course was all it took for me to be instantly enamored with Chevy's new Camaro Turbo 1LE . [Full Article...]

Apple Ordered to Pay $502 Million in VirnetX Patent Battle Loss

Apple Ordered to Pay $502 Million in VirnetX Patent Battle Loss In 2014, an earlier ruling in VirnetX's favor was thrown out by a higher court, prompting a retrial. Courts have sided with VirnetX in the past and previously awarded the company $302 million . It has been determined that 400 million Apple devices that infringe the troll's patents have been sold. The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington is now reviewing cases in which the Pat... [Full Article...]

PlayStation 5 unlikely to be released before 2020

PlayStation 5 unlikely to be released before 2020 However, plans can change. They mentioned that the release date could be moved to a later date and Sony is apparently just trying to find the right moment to release its new hardware for maximum profit and exposure. Over the last couple of weeks, some wild rumors have been floating around suggesting that PlayStation 5 dev kits are already in the wild, with the console set to release either... [Full Article...]

Facebook users should expect to pay for privacy, Sandberg says

Facebook users should expect to pay for privacy, Sandberg says With the wounds from the Cambridge Analytica data scandal still raw, Facebook has banned another third-party company from its platform over the improper use of data - this time it's Canadian political consulting firm AggregateIQ . "We should have done this sooner - and we're sorry that we did not", reads a statement by Facebook's spokesperson, cited by the media. Social network giant F... [Full Article...]

All Signs Point To Apple Inc. (AAPL) Using Own Chips

All Signs Point To Apple Inc. (AAPL) Using Own Chips IN the media update Intel said that they would not like to comment on the speculation with the customers and would not also like to speak anything further on it. Apple Inc ( Apple ) designs, manufactures and markets mobile communication and media devices , personal computers, and portable digital music players, and a variety of related software, services, peripherals, networking solutions... [Full Article...]

OnePlus 6 with Snapdragon 845 SoC launching in late April

OnePlus 6 with Snapdragon 845 SoC launching in late April The company usually launches its phones around June. Sure the iPhone X notch controversy does deserve some extra attention, which would explain why OnePlus is trying to get out in front of the story. Speaking of the Galaxy S9 , the same GizmoChina report shared the image above, which supposedly shows a OnePlus 6 case. Below the dual camera system, the smartphone is expected to feature a f... [Full Article...]

Video trend the 'condom challenge' makes online resurgence

Video trend the 'condom challenge' makes online resurgence But over the past five years, US poison control centers have received only one report of a condom inhalation. The condom snorting fad follows a recent trend of people eating Tide Pods and encouraging or daring others to do the same. [Full Article...]

Terry Myerson - EVP of Microsoft, Is Leaving As The Company Re-organizes

Terry Myerson - EVP of Microsoft, Is Leaving As The Company Re-organizes Myerson will leave Microsoft with Windows 10 approaching 700 million users, Xbox One running a Windows 10 core plus Surface and HoloLens looking good as devices pushing innovation. The Windows and Devices Group is being split apart too. In describing today's reorg, Nadella said the moves are part of Microsoft's goal to focus on the "intelligent cloud and the intelligent edge". [Full Article...]

Chris Wylie sheds light on SCL's Indian deals, caste focus

Chris Wylie sheds light on SCL's Indian deals, caste focus Wylie, 28, claims the data was sold to CA, which then used it to psychologically profile people and deliver material in favour of Donald Trump during the 2016 U.S. "Obviously, that's a country which is rife with political discord opportunities for destabilization", Labour MP Paul Farrelly, member of the parliamentary committees said during Wylie's questioning. [Full Article...]

Xbox - April 2018 Games with Gold

Xbox - April 2018 Games with Gold Just by the looks of it, Microsoft has managed to satisfy players of different ages and genre preferences with next month's free games lineup while keeping the stakes high with some pretty famous titles as well. Of those four games, two are always for Xbox One and the other two are always for Xbox 360 with backward compatibility support for Xbox One. Xbox Live Gold games works a little differe... [Full Article...]

Toyota Corolla Hatchback Revealed!

TNGA platform, which now underpins the new Camry , Prius , C-HR, and the recently unveiled Corolla hatchback . Toyota says the new chassis is 57 percent more rigid and sees the new RAV4 gaining extra inches when it comes to wheelbase (105.9 in) and width (73 in). [Full Article...]

Louisiana AG expected to announce charges in Alton Sterling case

Louisiana AG expected to announce charges in Alton Sterling case Landry will provide an "update" on his office's investigation of Sterling's July 2016 shooting death during a news conference later Tuesday morning, the attorney general's office said. "We came to this conclusion after countless hours of reviewing the evidence", Landry said. Louisiana's attorney general has ruled out criminal charges against two white Baton Rouge police officers in the fatal s... [Full Article...]

Bitcoin & other cryptocurrencies crash as Twitter joins advertising ban

Bitcoin & other cryptocurrencies crash as Twitter joins advertising ban Today, Twitter announced that it will be joining the likes of Facebook and Google in banning advertisements for initial coin offerings ( ICO ) and token sales. For Japan, advertisements governing banking, securities, foreign exchange, virtual currency exchange trading and insurance must be authorized by the Financial Services Agency . [Full Article...]

Dropbox shares soar in biggest tech IPO debut since Snap

Dropbox shares soar in biggest tech IPO debut since Snap Its first day success came even amid a broader market sell-off, one that's hit the tech sector especially hard. The S&P 500 slid 1.8 percent while Nasdaq dropped 2.4 percent, adding to losses of more than 2 percent each on Thursday. Streaming music leader Spotify Technology SA is scheduled to do a direct listing of shares on the New York Stock Exchange on April 3. Dropbox surged by as much as ... [Full Article...]

Govt sends notice to Cambridge Analytica over data breach, pulls up Facebook

United Kingdom enforcement officers raided the headquarters of data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica Friday, hours after a judge issued a warrant in the wake of a mass data breach revealed earlier this week. CA's suspended chief executive Alexander Nix told MPs last month: "We did not work for Leave.EU". Thus far, Cambridge Analytica and its affiliate companies have claimed that they did n... [Full Article...]

Here's Why Google Instant Apps Could Soon Be a Thing

Here's Why Google Instant Apps Could Soon Be a Thing The feature will play a major role in welcoming users to dive right into a new game even before they decide to install them. Only a few games are now available with the Google Play Instant option. Google Play Instant will be available in the Google Play Store and the Google Play Games app , and it could pave the way for extended instant app use. [Full Article...]


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