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Destiny 2's Leviathan Raid has already been beaten Destiny 2's Leviathan Raid has already been beaten
- September 15, 2017

Destiny 2's first raid, Leviathan, has been bested and a World First team has been crowned. Just hours after going live, Destiny 2's first raid, Leviathan, has been beaten. Which is lovely, actually. What's more, following the completion of the Raid, Bungie has released a new Crucible map named Emperor's Respite for free. (more...)
Chrome 64 will put an end to websites autoplaying content with sound Chrome 64 will put an end to websites autoplaying content with sound
- September 15, 2017

Google's Francois Beaufort took to Google+ to reveal the brand new feature that the Google Chrome team is working on. The upcoming changes to how Chrome will handle auto-playing videos will give users improved control over how they want different websites to behave, the company said . (more...)
How to Freeze Your Credit While Applying for a Loan How to Freeze Your Credit While Applying for a Loan
- September 15, 2017

Hackers stole the sensitive information of 143 million people. The company will be notifying victims by mail and will be offering free credit monitoring services. Putting a credit freeze in place does not affect a person's credit score , and it can be lifted in the future with the use of a PIN number. You can request a free credit report. (more...)
Dell Visor Windows Mixed Reality Headset now available for pre-order Dell Visor Windows Mixed Reality Headset now available for pre-order
- September 15, 2017

To place a pre-order, visit Dell's Visor page in the United States and PC World in the UK. Dell Visor will also be available from Microsoft Store, Best Buy and other retailers starting in October. Dell's Visor headset is created to take advantage of the same technology used in the Microsoft HoloLens, including inside-out tracking cameras, with a 360-degree panoramic view. (more...)
Tech Journo: Xiaomi Launches Mi Mix 2 Tech Journo: Xiaomi Launches Mi Mix 2
- September 15, 2017

The standard variants come equipped with four-sided curved ceramic body with 7-Series aluminium alloy frame and will be available in Black colour only. These days most of the flagships are coming with an aspect ratio of 18:9 and the Mi Mix is no different. The Special Edition will have 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage and a full ceramic unibody with a price set at RMB 4,699 (€700/$720). (more...)
Nokia 2 leaked in new images, launch imminent Nokia 2 leaked in new images, launch imminent
- September 15, 2017

Thanks to HMD Global , Nokia is working hard to pursue a market comeback, and today's leaked images reveal what its upcoming affordable smartphone, the Nokia 2, is set to look like. However, the latest renders show the October 5 date, it seems like that Nokia 5 may get unveiled on October 5. Rumors suggests it will come with a 4.7-inch display sporting a resolution of 1280 by 720 pixels, Qualcomm Snapdragon 212 processor , 1GB of RAM, 8GB of internal storage, 5MP front-facing camera , ... (more...)
Facebook is testing a temporary unfollow option for your News Feed Facebook is testing a temporary unfollow option for your News Feed
- September 15, 2017

The Snooze button doesn't just work with friends that you're connected to on Facebook . In order to snooze someone taps the down arrow dropdown next to their page and then you will be able to see the "Unfollow or Snooze" button, tapping on this will let you snooze the person/page for either a week, month or even unfollow them permanently. (more...)
October 4 Pixel lineup launch event teased by Google October 4 Pixel lineup launch event teased by Google
- September 15, 2017

Previous leaks suggested that Google would hold the event one day later, on October 5, but the firm will stick to the same date it introduced the original Pixel phones on. According to Qualcomm, the new chipset will not be coming out this year and Pixel 2 will instead be powered by the Snapdragon 835 chipset instead. The upcoming smartphone could likely have water and dust resistant features, as well as pressure sensitivity around the sides. (more...)
Bose QC35 II Headphones Leaked Video Shows Google Assistant In Action Bose QC35 II Headphones Leaked Video Shows Google Assistant In Action
- September 15, 2017

After looking at several Bose models, we have come to the conclusion that this particular button is not present on any other edition, meaning that after pressing it, Google Assistant will be enabled, allowing us to request several actions from the program. (more...)
VW, China partners to recall 4.86 million vehicles over Takata airbags VW, China partners to recall 4.86 million vehicles over Takata airbags
- September 15, 2017

Now they are being recalled in China. Volkswagen has recalled five million cars in China over airbag safety concerns. VW announced the recall Thursday with its joint ventures FAW and SAIC, who will together recall their vehicles that were fitted with potentially defective Takata airbags, according to Deutsche Welle . (more...)
Assassin's Creed Origins New Trailer Introduces The Order of the Ancients Assassin's Creed Origins New Trailer Introduces The Order of the Ancients
- September 15, 2017

A few commenters on YouTube have pointed out that Cleopatra, in Assassin's Creed canon, was actually supported by the Templars and eventually offed by an Egyptian Assassin, Amunet. They control the nation from behind the scene. Check it out below. Bayek, the main guy of the upcoming Assassin's Creed: Origins , is (as far as I know, anyway) the "original Assassin". (more...)
Assembly passes budget, Senate not on board Assembly passes budget, Senate not on board
- September 15, 2017

It increases spending for K-12 public schools by 5.9 percent, freezes tuition on University of Wisconsin campuses, raises fees on electric and hybrid auto drivers, and borrows $400 million more for road projects. "Everyone in Wisconsin can find something to like in this budget from an increased investment in worker training to the extended tuition freeze for the UW System schools". (more...)
Two new 4K models expected soon Two new 4K models expected soon
- September 15, 2017

The first new model uses a dongle form factor that hangs off of a permanently attached HDMI cable, similar to the Google Chromecast . The Amazon landing page for its current Fire TV says it's unavailable. Amazon also recently announced the delivery of their "Connected Speaker APIs" which should allow customers to play music through Alexa in a range of multi-room wireless speakers. (more...)
Apple announces Apple TV 4K, available September 22 for $179 Apple announces Apple TV 4K, available September 22 for $179
- September 15, 2017

As Apple has done with watchOS in the past, it's focusing on the operating system's fitness tracking features. From a stage in Apple's Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino, Calif., Williams placed a call to a paddle-boarding colleague on a lake via AT&T's network. (more...)
What do all the iPhones actually cost now? What do all the iPhones actually cost now?
- September 15, 2017

If we talk about the 256GB storage variant of the iPhone 8 , the U.S. pricing stands at $949 while in India the smartphone will set you back by Rs. 86,000, which is roughly $1,341 and around 41 percent higher than its United States price . (more...)
Apple unveils three new smartphones - iPhone 8, 8 Plus and X Apple unveils three new smartphones - iPhone 8, 8 Plus and X
- September 15, 2017

How do screenshots look on the iPhone X? The company blamed the Face ID glitch on a lockout mechanism triggered by staff members moving the device ahead of its unveil. The sub-Rs. 10,000 smartphone market, known as the budget-phone market, is the most popular in India, according to data from various marketing research firms, reported the publication. (more...)
Powermats At Starbucks To Be Updated To Support Apple's iPhones Powermats At Starbucks To Be Updated To Support Apple's iPhones
- September 15, 2017

Apple is playing catchup to rivals like LG and Samsung , who have released phones whose screens run almost edge-to-edge. The iPhone X is clearly gaining attention for all the right and wrong reasons - the good ones being a new iPhone design with the FaceID and the bad ones include the FaceID. (more...)
Tennessee Titans at Jacksonville Jaguars 9/17/2017: NFL Week 2 Predictions, Picks & Odds Tennessee Titans at Jacksonville Jaguars 9/17/2017: NFL Week 2 Predictions, Picks & Odds
- September 15, 2017

The Jacksonville Jaguars have talent all over the roster with a good mix of veterans and rising stars. Henry said all his family still lives in the area. The Titans get that going early, then look for them to pop a deep one later. It is pretty amusing. I think he gives guys an opportunity to step up in that room, you know Keelan [Cole], give [Allen] Hurns a couple more opportunities. (more...)
Android 8.0 Oreo update nearly ready for Nokia 8
- September 15, 2017

Besides, the appearance on Geekbench also means that HMD is testing the Android Oreo build for the upcoming flagship smartphone. Most other major flagships of the year have already been launched and Nokia 9 will be one of the last ones releasing this year. (more...)
AirPods Wireless Charging Case May Ship in December AirPods Wireless Charging Case May Ship in December
- September 15, 2017

Not all of it is positive, of course, in regard to the X, 8, 8 Plus , Apple Watch Series 3 and even iPads and older iPhones . A Powermat spokesperson confirmed to TechCrunch that its technology is compatible with Qi. Apple popularized that way of charging devices, and could do the same for wireless charging. Case in point: Apple sold almost 212 million iPhones past year. (more...)
IPhone 8 And iPhone X Support Fast Charging With A Caveat
- September 15, 2017

The iPhone X has not as yet been added, but $199 for a screen fix is not out of the realm of possibility. Inductive chargers at work or in your auto are also convenient locations, especially if you're prone to forgetting to plug your phone in when you arrive at the office. (more...)
Best UK contract deals: iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X Best UK contract deals: iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X
- September 15, 2017

Still, I get that not everyone has time to spend making shady smartphone deals for cash, and this is a relatively simple way to junk your ageing phone, get an iPhone 8 right now, and still get the newest iPhone next year. The iPhone 8 Plus starts at £37 a month on a Swap 24 deal, again with 500MB of data, or £44 a month and £99 upfront on Swap 12. Throw in a protective case and a pair of AirPods (no, the headphone jack hasn't returned), and you'll end up with a bill rivaling the retail costs ... (more...)
Has $25.69 Million Holdings in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) Has $25.69 Million Holdings in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT)
- September 15, 2017

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT)'s short interest is 46.51 million shares, or 91195294.12% of the float. Nordstrom, Inc. has 2 buy ratings, 16 holds and 0 sells even after the stock tumbled -24.01% from its high of $62.82 to a $7.96 billion market value through last close. (more...)
Three former Google employees sue for pay discrimination Three former Google employees sue for pay discrimination
- September 15, 2017

The plaintiffs are a former Google software engineer, a former communications specialist and a former manager who worked in various roles at the Mountain View, California-based company. Ms. Dhillon said her law firm has spoken to several former Google employees who say they had experiences similar to his. However, she wasn't considered a technical employee, so her pay was limited by remaining on the "business systems" career ladder, the suit says. (more...)
$0.55 EPS Expected for Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. Ltd. (ADR) (TSM) $0.55 EPS Expected for Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. Ltd. (ADR) (TSM)
- September 14, 2017

The stock increased 0.91% or $0.34 during the last trading session, reaching $37.84. About 215,944 shares traded. Ltd. (ADR) (NYSE: TSM ) to Hold in a statement released on 6/21/2017. had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at CFRA Research. Therefore 55% are positive. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (TSM ) closed 13.87% above its 200-day moving average and is 4.76% above another chart threshold, its 50-day moving average. (more...)