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Fortnite's Success May Inspire Similar Activision Games in the Future Fortnite's Success May Inspire Similar Activision Games in the Future
- May 05, 2018

Call of Duty: WWII has, of course, been a big success for Activision - only one other CoD game ( Black Ops III) has generated more cash in the first quarter. The decrease in value is due to fears that Fortnite will affect quarterly results. How is Epic Games Able to Offer Fortnite for Free? Of course, no single title is more relevant in the shooter genre than Epic Games' cultural phenomenon Fortnite Battle Royale - a fact that Activision Blizzard immediately commented on during ... (more...)
LG G6 Android Oreo Update Starts Rolling Out In Korea LG G6 Android Oreo Update Starts Rolling Out In Korea
- May 02, 2018

This is a phased roll-out, as now it is only being rolled out in the UK. Builds G930FXXU2ERD5 and G935FXXU2ERD5 are rolling out to the S7 and S7 Edge respectively, and it's now only available through an OTA. Samsung does not list a specific date for when the update will start rolling out, but mid-May means that it should not be more than two weeks away. We've contacted Samsung to confirm whether the update is rolling out officially and what changes it will bring - we'll update this ... (more...)
The Fortnite Comet Finally Hit The Fortnite Comet Finally Hit
- May 02, 2018

Shards of a massive comet have crashed into the map altering the landscape. The area is called Hop Rocks , and - fittingly enough - if you go there you'll find some glowing rocks that you can eat up and gain the ability to fly. Let us know what you like about Geek by taking our survey . The fourth season of Fortnite is upon us, and it's bringing some pretty big changes with it. (more...)
Cong to win all polls from Ktka to next general elections: Rahul Cong to win all polls from Ktka to next general elections: Rahul
- April 30, 2018

He accused the Prime Minister of being silent over Union Minister Piyush Goyal's alleged sale of shares held in a privately-held company at almost 1,000 times the face value. He said Dalits and minorities were facing attack and Modi "does not speak a word". 'The BJP and RSS have spread falsehood about the Congress across the nation. (more...)
Big blow to PDP: Ali Modu Sheriff group fuses with APC Big blow to PDP: Ali Modu Sheriff group fuses with APC
- April 29, 2018

And the ceremony was held at the APC national secretariat in Abuja, contrary to the statement by the publicity secretary that they should join the party in their wards. The APC deployed all the repressive apparatus to capture Bayelsa by hook or crook in 2016 but we deployed People's power to reelect Governor Seriake Dickson, a performing Governor, a visionary leader and leader of the party in the state. (more...)
Apple iPhone 8 - FIVE reasons why it's good to go RED Apple iPhone 8 - FIVE reasons why it's good to go RED
- April 28, 2018

I have repeatedly written about the broad trend in smartphone sales, which is an industrywide slowdown caused in part by people in established markets like the US holding onto their existing devices for longer. The iPhone SE 2 will most probably have the same thick bezels that we have seen on the iPhones before the iPhone X happened. Both the iPhone 8 models are water and dust resistant and support Qi standard wireless charging. (more...)
New father Prince William amused the world, zadremal at the meeting New father Prince William amused the world, zadremal at the meeting
- April 27, 2018

William, whose official title is the Duke of Cambridge , had no news on what name would be given to his new son, born on Monday. Prince Harry has asked his elder brother the Duke of Cambridge to be his best man when he marries USA actress Meghan Markle next month, his office says. (more...)
Kathua rape-murder: Kathua rape-murder: "If we find slightest issue in respect of fair…"
- April 27, 2018

The court considered the plea of the accused, Sanji Ram and Vishal Jangotra, that they be impleaded as parties to the petition filed by the victim's father. "Monitoring of trial means we can fast track the trial", the bench said, adding that fast-tracking of case does not mean that proper opportunity should not be granted in accordance with the procedures to the accused and the victim's family. (more...)
Google honors Olympic runner Fanny Blankers-Koen, 'The Flying Housewife' Google honors Olympic runner Fanny Blankers-Koen, 'The Flying Housewife'
- April 27, 2018

She began competing in running races when she was 17, in 1935 and soon made the Dutch team as a sprinter, because at the time 800m races were still considered too strenuous for women to run. Then she won her last medal in August 1955 in the shot put, before spending the rest of her life promoting women's athletics. She returned home not to global superstardom and millions in endorsements deals, but her normal life as a wife and mother (and a new bicycle ). (more...)
Warriors star Curry questionable for Game 1 against Pelicans in National Basketball Association playoffs Warriors star Curry questionable for Game 1 against Pelicans in National Basketball Association playoffs
- April 27, 2018

Kerr said Curry will be monitored over the next two days to see how the knee handles the workload. Curry has been sidelined since March 23 after sustaining a Grade 2 MCL sprain in his left knee. Kerr always has a way to play things close to the vest. Clark's familiarity with the Warriors' system will likely lead to him getting additional playing time in the second round, and New Orleans will need as many reliable perimeter defenders as it can find against Golden State's explosive ... (more...)
Snapchat introduces AR-powered Lenses Snapchat introduces AR-powered Lenses
- April 27, 2018

This new feature can be controlled by different gestures like touch, motion, and facial expressions. The company plans to release new Snappables every week. However, as per TechCrunch , this is not the first time the Snapchat has launched a selfie game. There's one game that is basically a virtual weight-lifting session using eyebrows. (more...)
Snapchat Unveils New Glasses Line Snapchat Unveils New Glasses Line
- April 27, 2018

In total 16 analysts cover Snap Inc (NYSE: SNAP ). The company purportedly only sold roughly 150,000 units and lost $40 million United States dollars as a result. It's arguable that Spectacles provide a fun and trendy-ish way for Snapchat to differentiate itself from Instagram. The first refinement was to create a slimmer design. (more...)
When Google search was confused about 'India's first PM' When Google search was confused about 'India's first PM'
- April 27, 2018

While the error has been rectified and now no picture comes alongside Nehru's name, Twitterati was left in splits while commenting on the error. Once getting concerned about the fact that the fake news and misinformation is costing us, at around 11 am IST on April 26, Google got its act together and removed PM Modi's photo from the descriptor of Jawaharlal Nehru . (more...)
Google releases standalone Tasks App on iOS and Android Google releases standalone Tasks App on iOS and Android
- April 26, 2018

It's still a much-needed new coat of paint - Gmail hadn't seen a significant redesign since 2012. E-mails with sensitive information, for example, can be put in " confidential mode ". Google, seemingly keen to distance itself from the recent Facebook data abuse debacle, stressed that it doesn't scan Gmail conversations to target advertising. (more...)
Twitter hatched a plan and it worked a tweet in Q1 Twitter hatched a plan and it worked a tweet in Q1
- April 26, 2018

Revenues rose 21 percent year-on-year to United States dollars 665 million, with the company saying sales increased across all products and geographies. While there have been few signs that users have abandoned social media, companies like Twitter and Facebook face the prospect of costs rising as lawmakers seek new regulations to avoid abuse and misuse of their sites. (more...)
'Golden State Killer' arrested in Northern California 'Golden State Killer' arrested in Northern California
- April 26, 2018

A noon press conference held by the Sacramento District Attorney's Office and attended by law enforcement representatives from numerous California counties announced the arrest of Joseph James DeAngelo and the match of his DNA to two murders committed on March 13, 1980 . (more...)
Atletico Madrid dealt huge injury blow for Arsenal clash Atletico Madrid dealt huge injury blow for Arsenal clash
- April 25, 2018

Oblak kept a clean sheet for Sunday's 0-0 draw with Real Betis and was asked about his future in Madrid . Meanwhile, Las Palmas were relegated after a crushing 4-0 home defeat by Alaves. "We made important changes and the players responded". Equally frustrating will be the realisation their remote title hopes are nearly over, they have just four games more to play and trail Barcelona by 11 points. (more...)
Markets Right Now: Stocks edge higher; bond yields climb Markets Right Now: Stocks edge higher; bond yields climb
- April 25, 2018

There will also be a report on consumer confidence. The S&P 500 Index , which posted the only gain for the day amongst the big three market gauges, was pressured by a 0.4 percent decline in technology stocks, but the loss was absorbed by a 1.1 percent gain in the telecommunications sector. (more...)
AFSPA completely removed from Meghalaya, restricted in AP AFSPA completely removed from Meghalaya, restricted in AP
- April 25, 2018

The law, after being revoked from Assam and Manipur earlier, was reimposed in some parts considering the threat posed by insurgent elements. With the withdrawal of AFSPA in the northeastern states, the demand for revoking the act from the restive Kashmir valley has once again gained momentum. (more...)
H1Z1 Releasing on the PS4 Next Month, Open Beta Coming Soon H1Z1 Releasing on the PS4 Next Month, Open Beta Coming Soon
- April 25, 2018

There are sure to be some fantastic ideas, modes and more unexpected titles that will innovate on battle royal but H1Z1's primary focus is just having the best possible battle royal experience out there for players whether it is on PC or console. (more...)
Drone captures scores of Armenian protesters as PM Sargsyan steps down Drone captures scores of Armenian protesters as PM Sargsyan steps down
- April 25, 2018

The protests contrasted starkly with those a decade ago, when at least eight people in Yerevan were killed in clashes between police and anti-government demonstrators who alleged that Sargsyan's presidential victory was rigged. The protesters are anxious to see whether the party of president-turned-prime minister Sargsyan will try to maintain its grip on power. On the same day, Sargsyan was elected to the post of Prime Minister, however, 10 days later, on April 23, he was forced to leave ... (more...)
AT&T, Verizon Communications under U.S. scrutiny over mobile technology AT&T, Verizon Communications under U.S. scrutiny over mobile technology
- April 22, 2018

The department issued demands to the companies and the GSMA, a mobile industry standards group, for information on possible collusion, the report said. In December Patently Apple posted a granted patent report that covered Apple's eSIM card technology. The US government has argued in a trial that is nearing completion that the proposed deal would spur AT&T to charge its pay TV rivals more for Time Warner content. (more...)
Things to Know About the Comey Memos Things to Know About the Comey Memos
- April 22, 2018

The Department of Justice's (DOJ) Office of Inspector General (OIG) is now investigating whether Comey gave one of his friends memos regarding his conversations with Trump that included information he knew was classified, a "source familiar with the probe" confirmed to Fox News . (more...)
Regulatory Filings Likely Reveal iPhone SE 2 Regulatory Filings Likely Reveal iPhone SE 2
- April 19, 2018

In fact, Counterpoint Research says that the iPhone X alone "generated 5x more profit than the combined profit of 600+ Android OEMs during Q4 2017". However, Apple has worked out the formula for consistently generating significant amounts of profit from its products, which is seen in the iPhone X. (more...)
Mustang's global popularity fueled Ford's change in NASCAR Cup Series Mustang's global popularity fueled Ford's change in NASCAR Cup Series
- April 18, 2018

Legendary names like Allan Moffat and Ian "Pete" Geoghegan put the Mustang on the map for the company in the 1960s and '70s, while Dick Johnson last ran a Mustang in 1986. We already have a Mustang GT4 that is sold globally. It's a noteworthy move, too, based on current Cup Series points standings because five of the top six drivers in the Monster Energy Series standings drive Fords, led by Joey Logano who now sits in second place. (more...)