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Technology Ark: Survival Evolved Full Release Delayed
Author: 0 Ark: Survival Evolved Full Release Delayed

As a result, both Ark and the DLC will release on 29 August rather than 8 August as originally planned. "This extended time will allow further development of the map and you guys can expect a huge update, even bigger than we initially thought".

Author: 0 Google Daydream Support Arrives For Samsung Galaxy S8 And S8+

Till now, the Daydream VR support is included in the Google Pixel lineup and Moto Z first generation smartphones (only the high-end Moto Z and Z Force), Huawei Mate 9 (standard and Porsche design edition), Asus Zenfone AR , and ZTE Axon 7.

Technology Sony net profit soars in April-June quarter
Author: 0 Sony net profit soars in April-June quarter

The company blamed the sharp profit drop on inflated profits a year ago, when adventure game Uncharted 4 was released. Sony, however, noted that it would have increased by 1% under constant currency. But this cycle is even more lucrative due to Sony's online gaming service PlayStation Network, which charges users subscription fees to play with others and lets them download games, generating higher margins than selling physical copies.

Technology Elon Musk shows off cheapest Tesla auto to date
Author: 0 Elon Musk shows off cheapest Tesla auto to date

On average, analysts expect that Tesla will post ($5.99) EPS for the current fiscal year. And he thinks that demand for the more expensive Model S and Model X is plateauing, "meaning there's no growth for the two cars that are expected to produce half the company's profit in the future".

Technology Google Tracking In-Store Purchases? Privacy Group Asks FTC To Investigate Google
Author: 0 Google Tracking In-Store Purchases? Privacy Group Asks FTC To Investigate Google

Google also told the Post that it does not have access to the names or other personal information of the credit and debit card users, and that it does not share any information about individual Google users with partners. Google has claimed having access to 70 percent of US customers credit or debit card records. The organization points out that purchases can indicate medical conditions, religious beliefs and other intimate information.

Technology Minecraft
Author: 0 Minecraft "Better Together" Update Enters Beta Today

The Better Together Update is meant to unify the Minecraft gaming experience across the multiple platforms that it now resides on. Unfortunately, the integration appears one way at present, meaning players will not be able to share designs for use in the game using these platforms.

Technology Google introduces doodling, YouTube, Maps on Gboard
Author: 0 Google introduces doodling, YouTube, Maps on Gboard

While adding new features to a keyboard could clutter its interface before long, YouTube and Maps are natural fits for Gboard , integrating well both from a functionality standpoint and in their placement in the interface. With Gboard now supporting YouTube, users can share various videos instantly in the messaging window without the need to go to YouTube to find the video and then copy and paste that link into the message.

Technology Playerunknown's Battlegrounds Is Adding These New Player Animations
Author: 0 Playerunknown's Battlegrounds Is Adding These New Player Animations

Steam is the largest digital game store in the world, so it does help that PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has chosen such a large platform to start out. As you can see, if PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds seeks to leapfrog its way to either the No.2 or No.1 spot - replacing either CS:GO or Dota 2 - it has a long way to go, and many more boxes of Wheaties to eat.

Technology BlackBerry KEYone India launch scheduled for August 1
Author: 0 BlackBerry KEYone India launch scheduled for August 1

Besides, the company has tied-up with American Express for offers on the KeyOne smartphone. Discussing the specs, Blackberry KEYOne features 4.5-inch scratch-resistant IPS LCD display with 1080p resolution. Instead, it will focus exclusively on software, something that it is already very good at. Under the hood of the KEYone is a massive battery with 3505 mAh capacity that can easily get you through the day even with intensive use.

Technology Monster Hunter Stories Demo Release Date Revealed
Author: 0 Monster Hunter Stories Demo Release Date Revealed

While I love Monster Hunter , for years, I have wanted an easier version my young cousins could enjoy, which is exactly what Monster Hunter Stories tries to be. Unlike other games in the Monster Hunter series, Stories is not a cooperative action game, but a turn-based RPG. "A demo will be available in the eShop on 8/10".

Technology Is '13 Reasons Why' Helping Kids Kill Themselves?
Author: 0 Is '13 Reasons Why' Helping Kids Kill Themselves?

In the Netflix series " 13 Reasons Why ", based on the 2007 young adult novel by Jay Asher, when a young girl decides to kill herself, she also sends out 13 cassette tapes to classmates she blames and holds responsible for driving her to suicide .

Technology Militants loot bank in Bijbehara
Author: 0 Militants loot bank in Bijbehara

Witnesses said that burqa clad armed men looted the bank on the gunpoint. Sources said the militants were dressed in burkhas (veil), took them off once inside the bank, brandished their weapons and fled with the money. "During the initial investigation, and with the help of CCTV footage, it was found that Hizbul Mujahideen militants are involved in this crime". Over a dozen bank robberies have taken place in Kashmir after scrapping of old Rs 500 and 1000 notes in November past year.

Technology Hackers break into voting machines in 90 minutes
Author: 0 Hackers break into voting machines in 90 minutes

Jake Braun, the Chief Executive Officer of Cambridge Global Advisors, who devised the hacking competition, said: "Without question, our voting systems are weak and susceptible. Plugging in a mouse and keyboard to exposed USB ports and hitting CTRL-ALT-DELETE would exit the voting program and give hackers direct access to the operating system, where data files could be found and modified.

Technology Killing Floor 2 Will Run at 1800p on Xbox One X
Author: 0 Killing Floor 2 Will Run at 1800p on Xbox One X

Killing Floor 2 will feature several enhancements that make use of the better hardware on the Xbox One X, but among them will not be 4K resolution. "As you can see in the D2 Beta, the PS4 Pro is already supporting dynamic 4K resolution", Noseworthy commented. The PlayStation 4 supported playback of 4K video from the outset (although gameplay was limited to 1080p), while the original Xbox One was limited to a maximum of 1080p resolution for everything.

Technology Nokia 8 Expected To Be Priced Around €520 In Europe
Author: 0 Nokia 8 Expected To Be Priced Around €520 In Europe

That means that anyone buying the device in Kenya can expect to get the update at the end of August, just like everyone else since in our case we don't have the aggressive policing of software updates to cater for modifications that is so common with mobile network operators in other countries/markets.

Technology New iPhone will have
Author: 0 New iPhone will have "infrared face unlock"

Last week, Apple released the first build of the upcoming HomePod's firmware , allowing curious developers to unpack the code and learn a few additional details about the smart speaker. The face recognition feature has been found within the BiometricKit, the framework that basically enables TouchID. The "iPhone 8" (or iPhone Edition, or iPhone X, or iPhone Pro, depending on who you ask) will be the tenth-anniversary edition of Apple's smartphones, and is eagerly anticipated.

Technology AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 vs. GeForce GTX 1080: Graphics Card Comparison
Author: 0 AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 vs. GeForce GTX 1080: Graphics Card Comparison

All of these three promise the same increase in performance , partly thanks to the use of high-bandwidth memory or HBM2, as well as distinctive designs that make the cards look as great as they perform. This lower spec'd card will have a base clock of 1 156MHz and a boost of 1 471MHz. However, to kickstart the launch, AMD has partnered with some hardware partners and distributors and with itself to offer a package that includes discount for a FreeSync-compatible monitor, a Ryzen 7 ...

Technology Yankees trade Lincoln-Way East grad Dietrich Enns to Minnesota
Author: 0 Yankees trade Lincoln-Way East grad Dietrich Enns to Minnesota

Taylor Rogers blew his third save of the season by allowing the home run. Melvin said the club will experiment with different pitchers in different roles. This time he did so himself, crushing a leadoff home run (17) on Cotton's second throw of the afternoon, but finished the day 1-for-6 with five strikeouts.

Technology Apple Pulls China VPN Apps, Users Face 'Great Firewall' Of Censorship
Author: 0 Apple Pulls China VPN Apps, Users Face 'Great Firewall' Of Censorship

Domestic apps GreenVPN and Haibei VPN terminated their services this month after receiving a notice from the authorities. Now, many on social media are outraged at the news of Apple removing all major VPN apps . Most of the most popular foreign VPNs in China were no longer accessible in the App Store on July 29. The tech firm, which sells a huge number of iPhones in China, has occasionally been on the receiving end of Chinese censorship, with its iBooks and iTunes Movies services being ...

Technology LG V30 Release Date Said To Be September 28th
Author: 0 LG V30 Release Date Said To Be September 28th

LG is due to unveil its new flagship smartphone next month and while the company is yet to confirm when the handset is going to be available for purchase, a new report suggests that the company might release the handset on September 28th.

Technology Samsung Galaxy S8 Active Surfaces Online with 4GB RAM & QHD Screen
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S8 Active Surfaces Online with 4GB RAM & QHD Screen

With the help of this gadget user can check the heart rate, there is a scanner iris of the eye, the magnetometer and other innovations that make this phone a versatile tool that provides various information. The chipset could be paired with up to 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage along with a microSD card slot for storage expansion. It features a 12 Megapixel of rear camera with an 8 Megapixel of front facing camera.

Technology Pokémon Go Fest attendees are suing Niantic
Author: 0 Pokémon Go Fest attendees are suing Niantic

The reason being that they seek reimbursement for the travel expenses. Last weekend , Niantic held a Pokemon GO Fest that promised attendees access to rare Pokemon. And as someone who loves both Pokemon in general and Pokemon GO on the whole, it's exasperating to watch them fail over and over to come up with anything compelling to do with this game.

Technology Facebook revenue soars as mobile advertising sales boom
Author: 0 Facebook revenue soars as mobile advertising sales boom

Revenue upside was driven by mobile advertising strength, which more than offset lower-than-expected desktop and payment revenue. Mobile advertising revenue accounted for 87 per cent of the company's total advertising revenue of US$9.16 billion in the latest quarter, up from 84 per cent a year earlier.

Technology Sony Raises European PlayStation Plus Prices
Author: 0 Sony Raises European PlayStation Plus Prices

Those that want to mitigate the increase should renew their subscriptions before the increase date, while there still is time. In the email Sony sent out to European subscribers earlier today, they informed recipients that subscription prices would rise starting August 31st.

Technology Trump names John Kelly new White House chief
Author: 0 Trump names John Kelly new White House chief

Priebus, the former chairman of the Republican National Committee, was a late convert to the Trump campaign. Trump called Kelly a "great leader" and "great American". The ongoing public feud between top White House officials is obviously a problem for Trump, but many political watchdogs consider it a welcomed distraction from media reports regarding health care and Russia's potential meddling into the election.

Technology Sanjay Dutt's bloodied look is intriguing in new Bhoomi poster
Author: 0 Sanjay Dutt's bloodied look is intriguing in new Bhoomi poster

In this new poster, Sanjay Dutt is looking dusty with those intense eyes. About the poster Director Omung Kumar says, "When the teaser poster came, I had said that people will want to know more & more and this poster is the testimony to Sanjay's awesome way of transforming and portraying different characters & intensity".

Technology Maruti Suzuki Launches Nexa Premium Service Centre
Author: 0 Maruti Suzuki Launches Nexa Premium Service Centre

Partho Banerjee, the company's executive vice president (service), said service customers have distinct demands focusing on an assurance of quality fix and timely delivery. The company recently opened up the first Nexa Service workshop in Gurugram to disrupt the aftersales market. Many NEXA customers cited the lack of dedicated NEXA service stations as a negative in the otherwise good experience.

Technology Twitter's subscription service will promote your account and tweets
Author: 0 Twitter's subscription service will promote your account and tweets

The subscription would essentially be for an ad program that would automatically promote posts, up to 10 per day in addition to running month-long Promoted Account ads. With growth stalling, the company is seeking new ways to bring in money, and its latest idea is a tweet promotion service for a fixed monthly fee. The new program also comes after Twitter announced another dismal quarter of earnings, in which the company had no user growth and saw ad prices decline.

Technology Kohli closing in on century as India build huge lead
Author: 0 Kohli closing in on century as India build huge lead

Then the rain arrived and an early tea was taken. In another injury scare for Lanka, Herath hurt his left middle finger while attempting to stop a Kohli shot. In India's horror tour of England in 2011, Abhinav made 49 in the first innings at Lord's when none of India's batsmen save Rahul Dravid made a significant contribution.

Technology Galaxy Note 8 pre-registration page surfaces
Author: 0 Galaxy Note 8 pre-registration page surfaces

Although Samsung already inadvertently confirmed the existence of the Galaxy S8 Active, the smartphone has yet to be announced . Each year, Samsung releases a slightly better version of its "S" phone that's built to the highest military standards.

Technology Advance Auto Parts' (AAP)
Author: 0 Advance Auto Parts' (AAP) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Maxim Group

Advance Auto Parts's payout yield is 4.36%. The firm has "Sector Perform" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Friday, April 29. They now have a United States dollars 170 price target on the stock. The Company's stores and branches offer a selection of brand name, original equipment maker (OEM) and private label automotive replacement parts, accessories, batteries and maintenance items for domestic and imported cars, vans, sport utility vehicles and light and heavy duty trucks.

Technology Real estate site Redfin soars 45% after IPO
Author: 0 Real estate site Redfin soars 45% after IPO

Shares opened at $19.29 and rose to near $21 after about an hour of active trading. This gives Redfin a market cap of $1.73 billion, well above its last private round, which PitchBook estimates was $1.03 billion. Revenue in 2016 jumped 43 percent to $267.2 million from $187.3 million a year earlier. Nationwide, it sells just 0.6 percent of USA homes, up from 0.5 percent a year prior.

Technology NIA summons Geelani's son, 29 others
Author: 0 NIA summons Geelani's son, 29 others

The NIA suspects these people to be acting as middlemen between stone-pelters and Hurriyat leaders. "I have not received anything officially". The middle-level Hurriyat leaders operated through these local leaders to reach the youths, who were given funds to organise stone-pelting protests after suspected Hizbul Mujahideen militant Burhan Wani's encounter killing in July previous year.

Technology Ultra Street Fighter 2 on Nintendo Switch does the business for Capcom
Author: 0 Ultra Street Fighter 2 on Nintendo Switch does the business for Capcom

Capcom shared its financial results for the past three months, and despite an overall net revenue rise of 7% from the same time in previous year, both Street Fighter V and Dead Rising 4 continue to perform poorly. The report cites sales at $105 million, roughly a 7% increase of last year's $98 million. Exact sales figures were not detailed, but Ultra Street Fighter II was stated to be a "smash hit", while Resident Evil 7 and Monster Hunter XX "contributed to revenue to a certain ...

Technology WhatsApp hits the one billion users mark
Author: 0 WhatsApp hits the one billion users mark

Now Facebook and WhatsApp have 2.0 and 1.3 billion active users respectively, which indicates that in merely 3 month time both the Giants can add 100 million users to their service. Facebook acquired WhatsApp for an impressive US$19 billion price tag back in February 2014, when it had 450 million monthly users and around 350 million daily active users.

Technology Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice PS4 Pro Support Detailed
Author: 0 Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice PS4 Pro Support Detailed

The game is set in the Viking age. The Photo Mode, which you can activate in-game with a simple press of a button, can capture the moments you would want to forget. And, living up to the "AAA" part of its name, it sounds like Hellblade will be supporting the PS4 Pro in a big way- when played on that system, it sounds like the game will either run in 60FPS, or in an increased resolution.

Technology Apple received permission to test 5G technologies
Author: 0 Apple received permission to test 5G technologies

In late May Patently Apple posted a report titled " Apple Seeks License from FCC Covering new Wireless Millimeter Wave Technology Found in a Recent Patent Filing ". It goes without saying that the company is going to release a 5G iPhone at some point in the future. For comparison, T-Mobile is working with 600Mhz spectrum and Sprint is using the 2.5Ghz frequency range for next generation wireless technologies.

Technology Samsung Galaxy S8 Active Detailed Specification Leaked
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S8 Active Detailed Specification Leaked

The Samsung Galaxy S8 Active will be available in Meteor Grey and Titanium Gold, but Fone Arena says it will be heading to AT&T in the USA soon, with no mention of a global release. The differences between the Galaxy S8 and S8 Active will be the massive 4000mAh battery. Owners of the S8 are also paired up with Bixby , the artificial intelligence that makes sure you stay on track with evolving adaptation to the way you interact with your phone.

Author: 0 Pokémon Go Fest attendees file lawsuit against Niantic

A Chicago-based attorney has confirmed to Polygon that a lawsuit has been filed seeking to reimburse travel expenses for GO players who had to pay more than just the $10 to attend last weekend's event. With the unkept promises Niantic made about the festival, plaintiff Jonathan Norton feels that many attendees wouldn't have made the trip had they known the festival wasn't going to provide the experience that was both promised and expected.

Technology Constitution Review: Reps pass 27 bills out of 34
Author: 0 Constitution Review: Reps pass 27 bills out of 34

However, the lawmakers approved the #NotTooYoungtoRun bill, which reduced the age qualifications for the offices of the president, governor, senator, member House of Reps and member of a state assembly. It even went further to reject some important amendments passed by the senate such as electoral reform for local government, as well as separation of the office of attorney-general at state and federal level, from office of the minister/commissioner for justice.

Technology Tasty One Top Is BuzzFeed's First Smart Appliance
Author: 0 Tasty One Top Is BuzzFeed's First Smart Appliance

The One top is an induction cooktop that's Bluetooth enabled, the cooktop supports cooking with sous vide as well as conventional pots and pans. - Business Wire pic via AFP-RelaxnewsBuzzFeed's Tasty page reaches one in four Facebook users worldwide, and now boasts more than 84.7 million followers.

Technology Apple iPhone 8 trial production started at Foxconn
Author: 0 Apple iPhone 8 trial production started at Foxconn

Apple has fallen into a totally predictable release reference in the recent years, holding its iPhone product launch events in the second week of September, near US Labor Day weekend. Samsung is said to be providing the screen for the iPhone, but producing them on such a scale to meet Apple's usual demand is proving hard. The iPhone 8 , called by some to launch as the "iPhone Pro" or " iPhone X " will be Cupertino -headquartered tech giant's 10th-anniversary handset device and looks ...

Technology Google removes malware from Play Store, again
Author: 0 Google removes malware from Play Store, again

The malware-known as Lipizzan-contained references within its code to an Israeli tech firm called Equus Technologies, which offers "tailor made innovative solutions for law enforcement, intelligence agencies, and national security organizations".

Technology The Price Of PlayStation Plus Is Increasing In EU/PAL Regions
Author: 0 The Price Of PlayStation Plus Is Increasing In EU/PAL Regions

If you're an existing member, all recurring subscription fees payable on or after this date will be charged at the new price. There is, however, a way to save money by stacking PS Plus subscriptions. For the PS4, first up is Just Cause 3 , an wonderful third-person shooter and an AAA title, followed by the standalone Assassins Creed game, Freedom Cry.

Technology Galaxy Note 8 - Samsung is Ready to Redeem Itself
Author: 0 Galaxy Note 8 - Samsung is Ready to Redeem Itself

Both phones are IP68 certified dust and water resistant, but the Galaxy S8 Active also apparently meets the MIL-STD-810G United States military standard, meaning it can survive harsher environments and treatment than your average phone, including the likes of very high and low temperatures.

Technology Samsung Said To Eye Major Expansion For Samsung Pay
Author: 0 Samsung Said To Eye Major Expansion For Samsung Pay

Samsung is looking to expand the now limited availability of their mobile payments service, Samsung Pay , to include high-end phones from other manufacturers according to a new rumour. If Samsung succeeds in partnering with its competitors to make the service available in more devices, it perhaps has a chance of catching up with Apple within a few years.