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First 'Ready Player One' Trailer Wows Comic Con With Retro Vibe First 'Ready Player One' Trailer Wows Comic Con With Retro Vibe
- July 24, 2017

Earth has been ravaged by an energy crisis and civilized society is crumbling. "I just hope it doesn't forget the story when it starts enveloping us in a world that we can see all around us and make our own choices to look at". Along with gamers from around the world, Wade joins the adventure, and quickly finds himself pitted against powerful corporate foes and other ruthless competitors who will do anything, in the oasis or the real world, to reach the treasure first. (more...)
Reliance Q1 earnings up 28%; GRM at Dollars 11.9/bbl Reliance Q1 earnings up 28%; GRM at Dollars 11.9/bbl
- July 21, 2017

Standalone revenue from operations climbed 18.4 percent to 704.34 billion rupees. "RIL proposes to acquire 2.52 crore equity shares of BTL, constituting 24.92 per cent of the post-issue paid-up capital of BTL... Segment EBIT (including exceptional item of Rs 1,087 crore) increased by 13.4% (YoY) to a record level of Rs 7,476 crore, against Rs 6,593 crore in Q1FY17. (more...)
European Central Bank's Draghi to tiptoe to stimulus exit European Central Bank's Draghi to tiptoe to stimulus exit
- July 21, 2017

The euro is now at $1.15135, backing off slightly from Tuesday's $1.1583, its highest level since May 2016 but still maintaining gains of 3.0 percent since ECB President Mario Draghi's Sintra speech and comfortably holding above the 1.15 line breached on Tuesday. (more...)
Nintendo Switch's online app is available for your phone now Nintendo Switch's online app is available for your phone now
- July 20, 2017

Nintendo's Switch online service will cost €/$3.99 a month, €/$7.99 for a three-month period and €/$19.99 for a 12-month period when it goes live next year. Of course, you can easily invite your Nintendo Switch friends, too! Retailers are receiving new Nintendo Switch inventory this week because of the Splatoon 2 release on Friday. (more...)
BSP chief Mayawati says she will resign from Rajya Sabha BSP chief Mayawati says she will resign from Rajya Sabha
- July 19, 2017

Mayawati has given a three-page resignation letter to Ansari which officials say may not be accepted because members quitting Parliament are expected to submit their resignation in a simple format and without conditions. Talking to reporters later, she said the government had tried to prevent her from speaking inside Parliament. Mayawati has had enough and she made a decision to get her way by hook or by crook. (more...)
Tekken 7 Fans Wants Old Character First Tekken 7 Fans Wants Old Character First
- July 18, 2017

Tekken 7's next DLC character is Fatal Fury's Geese Howard . Perhaps we'll see more crossover characters in the future in Namco's Tekken 7. Sporting his signature red hakama training trousers and white uwagi top, Geese is ready to wield heavy kicks and punches as he takes on the likes of Heihachi, Paul, Akuma , and the rest of the TEKKEN 7 fighters when he enters the King of Iron Fist Tournament in Winter 2017. (more...)
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is Getting First-Person-Only Servers In the July Update PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is Getting First-Person-Only Servers In the July Update
- July 15, 2017

The server will present a tougher challenge for hardcore gamers, with a more realistic and limited point of view. The update is set to roll out first for NA/EU solo and duo matches, and will come to other regions in the future. Players can technically switch between third-person and first-person views at will, but the vast majority of players prefer to stick to third-person. (more...)
Trump and Macron turn on the charm Trump and Macron turn on the charm
- July 15, 2017

Handshake aficionado and President of the United States Donald Trump on Friday sustained his art of the grip for a duration never before seen on the worldwide stage. Mr Trump had said: "The friendship between our two nations - and ourselves, I might add - is unbreakable". A total of 3,700 members of the military paraded along the Champs Elysees in Paris for the occasion. (more...)
Lonzo Ball wearing Nikes: Is it another Lavar Ball marketing ploy? Lonzo Ball wearing Nikes: Is it another Lavar Ball marketing ploy?
- July 14, 2017

The Warriors were led by McCaw, who finished with 26 points, shooting 10-of-16 from the field. The Sixers' No. 1 overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft , Ben Simmons, did not play in the contest but watched court-side. Ball reiterated his desire to make his own apparel decisions despite being part of the family business. "Just. Do. It", James wrote on Instagram . (more...)
Border row won't affect economic, cultural ties: Chinese Border row won't affect economic, cultural ties: Chinese
- July 12, 2017

China has been aggressively blaming India for the current situation, asserting that it was not ready for any "compromise" and that the "ball is in India's court". "When the Indian government attaches great importance to its relationship with China, it keeps a tight grip on anti-China political activities on its soil". (more...)
Valve's banhammer hits 40000 accounts after Steam Summer Sale Valve's banhammer hits 40000 accounts after Steam Summer Sale
- July 12, 2017

By setting a record number of bans in a single day, Valve appears to be making a statement that it is ramping up the fight against cheaters on the Steam platform. The same month, Valve had also come under fire from the Counter-Strike community for not being able to counter Spinbot-hacking technique - which allows a player to be practically invulnerable to attacks from others in the game. (more...)
N leadership rejects JIT report as 'garbage' N leadership rejects JIT report as 'garbage'
- July 11, 2017

The top leadership of the Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) made it clear that the ruling party would not accept the findings of the JIT if the statements of a former Qatari prime minister Hamad bin Jassim al-Thani were not made part of the report. (more...)
Microsoft confirms major job cuts Microsoft confirms major job cuts
- July 08, 2017

The company announced yesterday that it would be going through a major reorganisation that will include a series of layoffs , mainly affecting sales employees. However, Microsoft insisted that it would repurpose employees as much as possible into new roles. That subscription element of Microsoft's strategy has been particularly played up since Satya Nadella replaced Steve Ballmer as the company's CEO in 2014. (more...)
Instagram Stories updated with photo and video replies Instagram Stories updated with photo and video replies
- July 08, 2017

Instagram Stories are a way for your friends and family to post a day's worth of pictures and videos in a slideshow format so that they can share a complete day with you through the app. The reply will disappear after 24 hours. In order to reply with a photo, video , or Boomerang , tap the new camera icon in the bottom left-hand corner while an Instagram story plays. (more...)
Where to find the most deals on Amazon Prime Day Where to find the most deals on Amazon Prime Day
- July 08, 2017

Whether you want to stock up on tech toys or back-to-school supplies, this sale is one you seriously don't want to miss. You can visit this page to become a prime member . The online giant has added exclusive deals related to its Prime Now service to its Prime Day shopping extravaganza - a move that will get qualifying purchases to members within two hours. (more...)
Venus Williams responds about fatal crash: 'I am devastated and heartbroken' Venus Williams responds about fatal crash: 'I am devastated and heartbroken'
- July 02, 2017

The police reports show that witnesses saw Williams run a red light and crash into the auto Barson's wife, Linda , was driving. "This is an unfortunate accident and Venus expresses her deepest condolences to the family who lost a loved one", he said. (more...)
Xbox One X won't turn a profit for Microsoft
- June 28, 2017

Spencer gave two reasons for the smaller library of compatible original Xbox games on the Xbox One . Xbox One X has been unveiled at the Electronic Entertainment Expo 2017, shedding its previous name as Project Scorpio. This is true as the Xbox One X does feature a customized AMD graphics capable of 6 teraflops of performance alongside 12GB of GDDR5 RAM. During its E3 livestream Xbox spokesman Larry Hryb sat down with Leo Del Castillo, General Manager of Xbox Hardware, to build an ... (more...)
Nintendo promises improved SNES Mini stock situation Nintendo promises improved SNES Mini stock situation
- June 28, 2017

Nintendo has officially announced the release of the SNES Classic . Despite the NES Classic's success, Nintendo discontinued the product in April this year, just one month following the release of its latest hardware, the Switch . (more...)
Mobile Launches Blazing Fast LTE-U Across Six US Cities Mobile Launches Blazing Fast LTE-U Across Six US Cities
- June 28, 2017

LAA will allow T-Mobile to deliver even more bandwidth and faster speeds to customers in the future. In addition to the LTE-U rollout, T-Mobile also announced that it has successfully tested License Assisted Access - a next generation version of LTE-U that also utilizes the 5 GHz band - in field tests for download speeds of up to 741 Mbps, although that technology is still far away from commercial deployments. (more...)
Avis teams up with Waymo on self-driving car program Avis teams up with Waymo on self-driving car program
- June 27, 2017

Waymo will continue to own its vehicles and simply pay Avis for its services. The companies would not share financial terms. Avis and Budget aren't renting Waymo's autonomous minivans out to regular customers. Avis will retrofit certain facilities in Phoenix with tents to shelter the cars from the elements, but the rental company will not purchase any new land. (more...)
Kia Motors tops the list for most quality cars on the market Kia Motors tops the list for most quality cars on the market
- June 24, 2017

More than 200 problem symptoms in eight vehicle categories were examined (listed in order of frequency of reported problems): engine and transmission; driving experience; HVAC; vehicle exterior; features, controls and displays; vehicle interior; audio, entertainment and navigation; and seats. (more...)
Budget smartphone ZTE Nubia M2 Play officially presented Budget smartphone ZTE Nubia M2 Play officially presented
- June 22, 2017

This dual SIM smartphone has a built-in Global Positioning System receiver, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP and there's a micro-USB port and a 3.5mm audio plug as well. If we analyse that tagline, the Nubia M2 Play is 7.9mm thick, which is not exactly a very thin phone. There is no information available on the performance of the device but the device sports a stronger build as it features a double diamond edge-cut frame on its metallic body. (more...)
IBM Announces 5nm Chip With 30 Billion Transistors IBM Announces 5nm Chip With 30 Billion Transistors
- June 19, 2017

Nearly two years back, they created a 7nm test node with 20 billion transistors using the same approach. What is Moore's Law? Back in 2015 the company demonstrated the world's first FinFET chip based on a 7nm process , and now the company claims to have a means of producing the industry's first parts based on a 5nm process node. (more...)
Super Mario Odyssey Has Hat-Based Co-op
- June 17, 2017

The second player in control of Cappy also has the ability to briefly look around. Playing as Mario remains roughly the same as it has always been, as he's able to run and jump as usual. "That's was certainly intentional on our part", Nintendo producer Yoshiaki Koizumi said during the livestream. Super Mario Odyssey is the talk of the town at E3 2017. (more...)
Minecraft is now available for cross-play on any device
- June 15, 2017

Get the news you can use . This update will only be available on Xbox One and Windows PC and will look best on Xbox One X and high-end PCs. The update will also bring a new graphics pack to view games in 4K, and with better effects like shadows and improved lighting, as well as water effects. (more...)