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Apple is slipping after disappointing reviews of the new Apple Watch (AAPL)
- September 21, 2017

In a statement Wednesday, Apple said the problem connecting to cellular networks occurs when the Apple Watch Series 3-the first watch from Apple to feature an LTE chip for cellular service-joins "unauthenticated Wi-Fi wireless networks without connectivity". (more...)
Hurricane Maria upgraded to a category five storm Hurricane Maria upgraded to a category five storm
- September 20, 2017

In a Facebook post , the country's prime minister said Maria caused "widespread devastation". The prime minister said crews would begin rescue efforts as soon as the all clear sign was given. Maria made landfall on Dominica as a Category Five storm at around 01:15 GMT with top winds top winds swirling at 257km/h, according to the US National Hurricane Centre (NHC). (more...)
Google Tez launched: Download the Tez App for Android and iOS Google Tez launched: Download the Tez App for Android and iOS
- September 19, 2017

With Tez , you can transfer money directly to your bank account. To help address one of the most important factors that make or break an online service in the Indian market, the app has support for English, Hindi, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Bengali, Tamil, and Telugu. (more...)
Mueller Investigation Into Russian Facebook Ads May Be a Very Big Deal Mueller Investigation Into Russian Facebook Ads May Be a Very Big Deal
- September 18, 2017

They suggested, he now believes he may be able to obtain enough evidence to charge specific foreign entities with a crime. Facebook marketing is becoming increasingly important for election strategy, but social media ads are not legally required to provide the same transparency as ads that run on more traditional forums like television. (more...)
South Park Season 21 Episode 1 Review - 'White People Renovating Houses' South Park Season 21 Episode 1 Review - 'White People Renovating Houses'
- September 16, 2017

When South Park creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker agreed to star in the 1998 comedy BASEketball , they did so under the assumption that their crude cartoon would be canceled by the time filming of the movie commenced. South Park is done tackling Donald Trump , just like they promised. This didn't do a whole lot for me just because the story is a month old and it's really hard to top the actual unintentional comedy of our President. (more...)
Female ex-Google employees file lawsuit for gender-based pay discrimination Female ex-Google employees file lawsuit for gender-based pay discrimination
- September 16, 2017

Google denied the allegations in an e-mailed statement. Plaintiff Kelly Ellis stated, "It was time to stand up and say, 'This isn't OK, this isn't fair, and no more". "Almost all back-end software engineers were men... The skills required to perform these jobs are equal or substantially similar". The company spokeswoman said that hiring and promotion committees in the company ensure that no employee is subjected to gender bias . (more...)
DOOM Sacrifices SnapMap and Multiplayer for a Switch Release DOOM Sacrifices SnapMap and Multiplayer for a Switch Release
- September 15, 2017

Thanks To publisher Bethesda . The last but probably biggest announcement from the Nintendo Direct event was that Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus would be coming to Switch . Yet the game stood on its own two feet and was praised by fans and critics alike for its all guns blazing gameplay, and its incredible soundtrack. Both games use id Tech 6 and apparently, the engine in question can also run on a technically not so powerful hardware such as Nintendo . (more...)
Google Replacing Defective Nexus 6Ps with Pixel XL for Free Google Replacing Defective Nexus 6Ps with Pixel XL for Free
- September 15, 2017

Based on what we know so far, the new Pixel devices will be made by two different OEMs, one being HTC for the Pixel 2 and the other being LG for the Pixel XL 2. The Pixel 2 and the Pixel XL 2 phones will also run cool as a cucumber, it seems, if Google's teaser video that it just shared on Twitter is to be gone by. (more...)
Destiny 2 to Remove Item With White Supremacist Logo Destiny 2 to Remove Item With White Supremacist Logo
- September 14, 2017

Those include not waiting to decrypt Engrams and saving some of your Upgrade Points . For more guides for the game, including breakdowns of the three classes, along with our skill and ability galleries for the various subclasses, be sure to visit our Destiny 2 guides and walkthroughs roundup for more information on what's happening in the online world of the Guardians. (more...)
Nuke Hermit Kingdom Amassing Bitcoin for Sanctions End Run?
- September 14, 2017

In a report published Monday, FireEye said it has detected at least five instances of suspicious activity by North Korean hackers against South Korean cryptocurrency targets since last April, including at least three attacks on virtual currency exchanges. (more...)
Bungie stepped up its emote game for Destiny 2 Bungie stepped up its emote game for Destiny 2
- September 09, 2017

One thing you could do is try out the Nightfall Strikes . Bungie has made a decision to split the Crucible into two distinct modes, a Quickplay option for more casual players and a Competitive option for those seeking more of a challenge. (more...)
Next flagship to be unveiled at Apple's September event Next flagship to be unveiled at Apple's September event
- September 08, 2017

Those troubles, combined with some others related to the phone's use of an OLED display, apparently pushed production back by a month. According to commentators, the biggest of these will be the possible include of an all-glass display, a revamped home button, 3D facial recognition as also beefier hardware and larger base storage. (more...)
Facebook Inc (FB) Faces PR Nightmare With Celebrity Instagram Hack Facebook Inc (FB) Faces PR Nightmare With Celebrity Instagram Hack
- September 03, 2017

It seems that a bug in the Instagram API made it possible for someone to obtain a set of code, which potentially contained the email addresses and phone numbers for Instagram accounts . As a result of the hack , Instagram notified all verified users of the potential information leak, urging caution when receiving phone calls, text messages or emails from unknown sources. (more...)
Houston mayor tweets praise after judge blocks sanctuary city law Houston mayor tweets praise after judge blocks sanctuary city law
- September 01, 2017

More than 400 jurisdictions across the USA, including New York, San Francisco, Boston, Chicago and Seattle, have enacted policies protecting undocumented immigrants. A person can not be held by local police for an indeterminate amount of time simply on suspicion that they're not in the country legally. The injunction is only temporary and prevents the law from going into effect on September 1 while a lawsuit from various local governments and organizations moves forward against it. (more...)
Sony announces Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compact at IFA Berlin Sony announces Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compact at IFA Berlin
- September 01, 2017

Trying to lure consumers into buying its new handsets, Sony released promo videos for each of them. The design of the XZ1 Compact is much more boxy than the larger sized version, although both models feature the same matte metal construction. (more...)
Destiny 2 Wheels Out the Live Action Trailer to Drum Up Hype Destiny 2 Wheels Out the Live Action Trailer to Drum Up Hype
- September 01, 2017

Destiny 2 will be available for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on September 6, with the PC version coming October 24. "This sort of randomly came up, and I was joking, 'Well, I love comedy, I love sci-fi and I love video games, so this is sort of a ideal combination'". (more...)
What You Should Know About Apple's Upcoming iPhone 8 What You Should Know About Apple's Upcoming iPhone 8
- August 31, 2017

Instead of pressing the home button to perform functions such as calling up Siri and viewing app screens, users will maneuver around the iPhone 8 using gestures. Since 2012, Apple has been launching the iPhones in mid-September, which is also about a week after its unveiling. The new virtual home button is going to be called " Home Indicator ". (more...)
What You Should Know About Apple's Upcoming iPhone 8 What You Should Know About Apple's Upcoming iPhone 8
- August 31, 2017

Instead of pressing the home button to perform functions such as calling up Siri and viewing app screens, users will maneuver around the iPhone 8 using gestures. Since 2012, Apple has been launching the iPhones in mid-September, which is also about a week after its unveiling. The new virtual home button is going to be called " Home Indicator ". (more...)
Samsung heir jailed for corruption in blockbuster trial Samsung heir jailed for corruption in blockbuster trial
- August 29, 2017

Samsung Electronics Co. remained silent after a local court sentenced its Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong to five years in prison on Friday, with industry watchers expecting the company to face numerous business uncertainties. Lee's attorneys immediately said they would appeal, and experts said it would likely go all the way to the country's supreme court. The party chief expressed the hope that the case may act as an opportunity for Samsung to become a socially responsible company. (more...)
Fitbit unveils health-focused smartwatch Fitbit unveils health-focused smartwatch
- August 29, 2017

Fitbit signalled its intention to move into payments past year when it bought the wearable assets of Coin, helping it move beyond its core fitness tracking service. But the screen is fairly small considering the available real estate, which the thick bezels and Fitbit's logo on the bottom cut into. Llamas said, "It stands to reason we will see some other kinds of applications that are possibly not health and fitness oriented". (more...)
Target leaks possible Bethesda Game of Thrones game
- August 29, 2017

In the walls of Bethesda working on several games . One of those projects is trademarked as " Starfield " and is expected to be the first of the two to be developed and released. Games of Thrones' Season 7 finale airs tonight on HBO at 9pm ET. Previous efforts to bring the series to life in video game form include 2012's effort from Cyanide, and Telltale Games' six episode run in 2014, due to receive a second season down the line. (more...)
Call of Duty: WWII Ditches Endgame Killcam for Something Better Call of Duty: WWII Ditches Endgame Killcam for Something Better
- August 29, 2017

Call of Duty WWII is looking to invade your weekend like the Allied Forces who stormed the beaches of France's Normandy coast when the private beta officially kicks off. "Team up with your friends to compete in fan-favorite modes such as TDM, Domination, Hardpoint, and more". While the Call of Duty: WW2 beta is locked away from those who haven't pre-ordered the game in USA and Europe, it's open to all on the Singapore PlayStation Store. (more...)
Apple iPhone 8: Leak 'Confirms' a Price of $999 Apple iPhone 8: Leak 'Confirms' a Price of $999
- August 27, 2017

Longbow Research reiterated a "buy" rating and set a $173.00 price target on shares of Apple in a report on Friday, August 11th. Apple is expected to launch its new iPhone devices - together with a new version of the Apple Watch and its own 4K smart TV - at a press event next month, which some are speculating will be scheduled for September 12th. (more...)
Super NES Classic Mini Adds Rewind Function: Preorders Opening Super NES Classic Mini Adds Rewind Function: Preorders Opening
- August 23, 2017

Eager fans hoping to get Nintendo's Super NES Classic Edition were quick to jump on the opportunity early Tuesday morning to pre-order a game console from Best Buy . In a July call with investors, Nintendo said it has sold 4.7 million Switch units since it became available in March. A full review of what the game play is like will follow towards the end of September, but for now, if you managed to pre-order one, you have every reason to be very excited. (more...)
United States cities wrestle with Confederate statues' fate United States cities wrestle with Confederate statues' fate
- August 21, 2017

Despite the party's talk of inclusiveness and minority outreach, it's clear white fears continue to resonate with many in the GOP base. Pressured by advisers, the president had softened his words on the dispute Monday but returned to his combative stance Tuesday - insisting during an unexpected and contentious news conference at Trump Tower that "both sides" were to blame. (more...)