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Twitter CEO plots to change rules in hate speech crackdown Twitter CEO plots to change rules in hate speech crackdown
- August 10, 2018

As a mystifying capper, Jack concluded that it's the media's job to stop risky men like Jones, not Twitter's . Apple's decision to remove all episodes of Jones' popular show - rather than just specific offending episodes - is one of the largest enforcement actions meant to curb conspiratorial news content by a technology company to date. (more...)
God of War gets New Game+ later this month God of War gets New Game+ later this month
- August 10, 2018

New Game+ unlocks after you finish the regular game once, as you might expect. Relive the journey of Kratos and Atreus with all of your previous armors, enchantments, talismans, resources and abilities on the difficulty of your choosing. (more...)
OPPO F9 Pro stars in company's latest teaser video, reveals everything OPPO F9 Pro stars in company's latest teaser video, reveals everything
- August 10, 2018

To refresh on its specifications, the Oppo A5 is fitted with a 6.2-inch HD+ display with a resolution of 1520 x 720 pixels. Featuring a 2.0 GHz clock speed, the chipset comes with an ARM Mali-G72 MP3 GPU clocked at 800 MHz. Oppo just uploaded a teaser video of the F9 Pro showing off the unconventional display design, which they call it " Waterdrop Screen " and the gradient back design. (more...)
5G race: Here's a 'warning' for the US 5G race: Here's a 'warning' for the US
- August 10, 2018

China and other countries are creating "a 5G tsunami" that the USA will not be able to match unless it steps up its national investments in 5G cellular communications, Deloitte Consulting warns in a new report . China also had much lower costs for adding a carrier, with the Deloitte report estimating that the equipment necessary for adding a carrier was about 65% that in the US . (more...)
Online streaming services more popular than ever, ONS report reveals Online streaming services more popular than ever, ONS report reveals
- August 10, 2018

Almost a third of Britons don't think they have the required computer skills to do their jobs despite 9 in 10 households having internet access, according to the Office for National Statistics . In 2018, among all adults, 77 percent had used the internet "on the go" using a mobile phone, smartphone, laptop, tablet or handheld device. Still neither video nor music can compete with the thrill of sending or receiving emails, something 84 per cent of people did over the past quarter. (more...)
Well-Known ROM Site EmuParadise Removes All ROMs After Recent Legal Actions Well-Known ROM Site EmuParadise Removes All ROMs After Recent Legal Actions
- August 10, 2018

We run EmuParadise for the love of retro games and for you to be able to revisit those good times. It's not worth it for us to risk potentially disastrous consequences. "We had been thinking about it for a while but (Nintendo's lawsuit) definitely helped us make the decision", the website's owner told PCMag. "When I started EmuParadise things could have gone either way", the owner added. (more...)
Mega Evolutions confirmed for Pokemon Let's Go Pikachu and Eevee Mega Evolutions confirmed for Pokemon Let's Go Pikachu and Eevee
- August 10, 2018

In the scans, Blastoise's, Charizard's, and Venusaur's Mega Evolutions are shown. The press release states that these will be "the first three Pokémon that fans will be able to Mega Evolve during their adventure", suggesting that others will also support the form. (more...)
Blizzard Reveals New Legendary Roadhog Skin for Overwatch's Summer Games Blizzard Reveals New Legendary Roadhog Skin for Overwatch's Summer Games
- August 10, 2018

The Summer Games was the very first in-game event introduced to Overwatch , originally in honor of the 2016 Olympics. Here's everything you need to know before you jump back in for more of Overwatch's endlessly arresting PvP skirmishes. With regards to the skins, there are six new Legendary skins including Cabana Ana, Fastball Zenyatta, Gridironhardt Reinhardt, Lacross Roadhog, Waveracer D.Va, and Catcher Winston. (more...)
Iconic Ford Mustang Muscle Car Reaches 10 Million Production Milestone Iconic Ford Mustang Muscle Car Reaches 10 Million Production Milestone
- August 09, 2018

Ford also pointed out that with an average length of 15.6 feet, 10 million Mustangs parked end-to-end would stretch out for 29,545 miles - enough to circle the globe with 1,200 miles to spare. More than 60 owners gathered at Flat Rock to celebrate the occasion, while a trio of World War Two P-51 Mustang fighter planes performed a flyover. (more...)
West Virginia to Offer Blockchain Voting Statewide in November Elections West Virginia to Offer Blockchain Voting Statewide in November Elections
- August 09, 2018

Following a pilot earlier this year, the state of West Virginia will become the first jurisdiction to allow its citizens serving in the armed forces overseas to vote using a smart phone application. Each county within the state will though make the final decision whether to use the app. Warner's office said four audits of various components of the tool, including its cloud and blockchain infrastructure, revealed no problems. (more...)
Samsung Officially Launches the Galaxy Note 9 Samsung Officially Launches the Galaxy Note 9
- August 09, 2018

Everything is packed in a sleek, lovely body, even though the design is nearly identical to last year's Note 8 . Finally, we have the Galaxy Note 9's camera performance. The Galaxy Note 8 (left) and Galaxy Note 9. The phablet also features a water-carbon cooling system and a smart performance adjuster, going to show that Samsung's finally taken a serious approach to its thermal problems for almost every high-end gadget that the company manufacturers. (more...)
WhatsApp messages and usernames can be faked, researchers find WhatsApp messages and usernames can be faked, researchers find
- August 09, 2018

Check Point has contacted WhatsApp to inform it of the severity of this discovery and advised that a fix should be found sooner rather than later. In simple terms, it means that the security flaw can allow hackers to alter someone's reply in a group chat, as well as change the identity of a message's sender when the "quote" feature is used. (more...)
Million Limited Edition PS4 Pro announced Million Limited Edition PS4 Pro announced
- August 09, 2018

It is called the 500 Million Limited Edition PlayStation 4 Pro . Pre-orders for the 500 Million Limited Edition PlayStation 4 Pro will begin on August 24. "Extra Special" serial numbers like 09995, which is the U.S. launch date of the original PS, will be available. The one you buy might even feature the PS4 USA release date serial number 01115, or 01013 for the PSVR launch date. (more...)
Mobile Essentials Is a New Unlimited Plan for $60 a Month
- August 09, 2018

Essentials doesn't include things like a free Netflix plan or the ability to use data internationally. T-Mobiles Essentials plan will cost $120 for four lines ($30/line) while T-Mobile ONE goes for $160 ($40/line). T-Mobile commissioned a survey in which "a whopping 86 percent of respondents "it is wrong for the price on your monthly wireless bill to be more than the advertised price" and said "wireless carriers should include taxes and fees in the prices they advertise", T-Mobile ... (more...)
Alexa 'Answer Update' Feature Will Get Back to You Later Alexa 'Answer Update' Feature Will Get Back to You Later
- August 09, 2018

This update means there'll be a new answer to questions, with the speaker now fobbing you off by saying it'll notify you should it ever work out the answer. Traditionally, when you ask Alexa a question it doesn't know the answer to, it will simply respond with a variant of "Sorry, I don't know that one", or "Hmm, I don't know that". (more...)
Qualcomm will announce its next chipset for wearables on September 10 Qualcomm will announce its next chipset for wearables on September 10
- August 09, 2018

Plus, the 670 is equipped with many toolkits for artificial intelligence and neural processing. The next best thing is a 600 series processor, the best of which up to now has been the Snapdragon 660 . Specifically for the camera, the Spectra 250 ISP allows for noise reduction, image stabilization, and active depth sensing. Camera performance also looks to have been improved. (more...)
Xiaomi Mi A2 launched in India: Price, specifications, features and more Xiaomi Mi A2 launched in India: Price, specifications, features and more
- August 09, 2018

However, it seems Xiaomi will undercut that estimate by a substantial margin. The Xiaomi Mi A2 was globally announced in Europe alongside the Mi A2 Lite in late July. Ahead of the official launch, the Mi A2 was spotted on Amazon India with its price. Up front, it gets a 20MP selfie camera that comes with AI portrait mode. (more...)
Bluehole launches 'Fix PUBG' campaign for PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Bluehole launches 'Fix PUBG' campaign for PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
- August 09, 2018

PUBG Corp. and developer Bluehole has published a new Xbox One update for PUBG today. PUBG Corporation has announced that it will be making a concerted effort to rid the game of some of its most irritating problems as part of a program it is calling " Fix PUBG ". (more...)
This is the best look at the affordable new iPhone yet This is the best look at the affordable new iPhone yet
- August 09, 2018

Alongside the iPhone 9, Apple is said to launch two expensive iPhones - one of them will succeed the iPhone X and the other one will be the high-end version of the iPhone X. According to reports, the two expensive variants of iPhone X will have vertically aligned dual-rear cameras. In addition to featuring a brand new design and a controversial notch, the iPhone X was also the first Apple phone to have an OLED display. (more...)
You’ll get your first look at Red Dead Redemption 2 gameplay tomorrow You’ll get your first look at Red Dead Redemption 2 gameplay tomorrow
- August 09, 2018

That's right, it's actually, finally, going to happen. From the looks of it, with brand new artwork spotted in NYC, closed-door previews at E3, and goodie-bags sent to media outlets - we're getting our game on time. An introduction to the world of Red Dead Redemption 2 . A new gameplay trailer for " Red Dead Redemption 2 " is coming Thursday, Aug. 9, Rockstar Games announced in an email on Wednesday. (more...)
Samsung Announces 4TB QLC SSDs For Consumers Samsung Announces 4TB QLC SSDs For Consumers
- August 08, 2018

With the Flash Memory Summit in Santa Clara quickly approaching, Samsung has made a rather exciting announcement for those who pine for high-capacity SSDs. But Samsung says its upcoming 4-bit 4TB QLC SSD boasts the same performance as a 3-bit SSD. Not only that, but that 1Tb V-NAND chip means that Samsung will be able to "efficiently produce a 128GB memory card for smartphones", so it certainly sounds like the company's plans for QLC could lead to big changes for storage in general. (more...)
Blizzard has 'multiple Diablo projects in the works'
- August 08, 2018

Camel said in the video below. Additional themed Seasons are planned for 2018 and 2019. So whether you first joined us in "D3" or you're a seasoned veteran, thank you. We hope you stay tuned, while we work to bring these Diablo experiences to life. The Blizzard team posted a few new job listings back in June, confirming the Diablo news, but now we've got a brand new manager from the mouths of the team themselves. (more...)
Huge Google Pixel 3 XL leak shows details, specs, unboxing, and more Huge Google Pixel 3 XL leak shows details, specs, unboxing, and more
- August 08, 2018

But by the looks of it, he does most certainly seem to have a Google Pixel 3 XL in the box, has taken this device out of the box, and is now in possession of both the phone and the box - and its other contents, too. It also shows that there will be 4GB of RAM. Coincidentally or not, Google released Android 9 Pie just a few days ago and managed to made headlines at a time when everyone was talking about Samsung's Galaxy Note 9 . (more...)
Rool Just Got Announced as Playable in Smash Bros. Ultimate Rool Just Got Announced as Playable in Smash Bros. Ultimate
- August 08, 2018

Speaking of earworms, the only thing more stacked than the stage selection is the game's soundtrack. Ultimate will also feature some returning favorites, both for single and multiplayer situations. Dracula, the big bad of the Castlevania series, will appear under undisclosed conditions, and his son Alucard is joining as new assist trophy . Ultimate include Zero from the Mega Man X series, Knuckles from Sonic The Hedgehog , Krystal from Star Fox Adventures , Rathalos from the ... (more...)
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 features leaked; device to come with massive storage Samsung Galaxy Note 9 features leaked; device to come with massive storage
- August 08, 2018

And if Samsung's leaked launch plans are any indication, the company doesn't seem confident at all in the Note 9's ability to sell itself. Samsung seemingly has a number of big promotions ready for when the Galaxy Note 9 is released on August 24th. (more...)