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Epic Sues Two Fortnite Cheaters Epic Sues Two Fortnite Cheaters
- October 12, 2017

Despite the rampant use of exploits by some of the user base's morally dubious fans, the popular free-to-play mode continues to grow, as the developer has now announced that Battle Royale has surpassed more than 10 million players in just two weeks' time. (more...)
Equifax's site hacked to redirect info-seeking visitors to adware Equifax's site hacked to redirect info-seeking visitors to adware
- October 12, 2017

Equifax - whose multimillionaire CEO made a decision to set sail from the company weeks after the announcement that, under his watch, the information of 143 million Americans was obtained by hackers - was sending visitors of its website to the completely bogus software update. (more...)
679bhp McLaren MSO R coupe and Spider revealed 679bhp McLaren MSO R coupe and Spider revealed
- October 12, 2017

McLaren Special Operations is now seeing an increasing number of customers enquiring about bespoke and unique cars. "The result is a McLaren personalised by MSO to become a auto that is literally one of a kind - or in the case of these stunning MSO R cars, one of a matched pair". (more...)
Oh No! Shahid Kapoor 'Trolled' for his 'shirtless' Padmavati still Oh No! Shahid Kapoor 'Trolled' for his 'shirtless' Padmavati still
- October 12, 2017

Bhansali's historical saga is slated to release on December 1. Stating their stands regarding the history of queen Padmvati, protesters said that Rani Padmavati (Deepika's character in the film) was never in love with Alahuddin Khilji ( Ranveer Singh's character in Padmavati ). (more...)
Bharti Airtel, Tata to merge consumer mobile businesses Bharti Airtel, Tata to merge consumer mobile businesses
- October 12, 2017

Tata Tele's debt of Rs 28,800 crore will be settled by Tata group . After taking Norwegian telco Telenor for virtually free earlier this year, leading operator Bharti Airtel has now acquired Tata Teleservices , taking consolidation to a new level in the stressed telecom sector. (more...)
The Evil Within 2 gets creepy launch trailer The Evil Within 2 gets creepy launch trailer
- October 12, 2017

The Evil Within 2 tells the story of Detective Sebastian Castellanos who lost everything, including his daughter Lily. The trailer largely focuses on the survival horror game's demented villains, but it also doles out plenty of terrifying monstrosities, emotional trauma, and, of course, buckets of gore. (more...)
Apple is working with LG Display on a foldable iPhone for 2020 Apple is working with LG Display on a foldable iPhone for 2020
- October 12, 2017

There are rumors that Apple is working on a new display technology with LG display. With the Galaxy creator reportedly getting closer to releasing the first-ever foldable phone, Apple has already begun making moves to manufacture its own version of the bendable smartphone - with the help of another competitor, LG. (more...)
Teens get their own Amazon accounts (if their parents let them) Teens get their own Amazon accounts (if their parents let them)
- October 12, 2017

Granola is apparently very hot right now with the teens. Teens can also be assigned pre-set spending limits per order as an alternative to having orders reviewed. Amazon has launched a new monthly payment plan for Prime Student , according to a recent press release . Amazon will allow parents to scrap the approval setup in favor of setting spending limits, too, the company says. (more...)
Google to integrate Duo App to Android by default Google to integrate Duo App to Android by default
- October 12, 2017

Google's Wallpaper app launched with the Pixel a year ago is getting an update. The integrated video calling feature is already rolling out to Pixel, Pixel 2 , Android One, and Nexus phones. Google is working with carriers to make the feature available on other Android devices, but the company hasn't given a specific timeline. Let us know if any of you guys are planning a trip to the nearest Verizon store tomorrow. (more...)
Nokia 9 renders with curved glass and bezel-less design surface online Nokia 9 renders with curved glass and bezel-less design surface online
- October 12, 2017

The Nokia 9 looks like a sleek device, but the company is exhibiting an excess of courage by ditching the headphone jack. The Nokia 9, which so far seems to be an all-out flagship with some edge over the Nokia 8. It is likely to be powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 processor, along with 4GB of RAM . Well, there's no 3.5 mm headphone jack on the Nokia 9, and, it isn't too surprising, considering how many manufacturers (including Google) have ditched the 3.5 mm headphone jack on their ... (more...)
Google Kills Google Home Mini's Top Touch Functionality Google Kills Google Home Mini's Top Touch Functionality
- October 12, 2017

This raised a serious privacy concern and Google acknowledged earlier this week that the bug affected a small number of units. In a statement released today, the company said that it made the decision because "we want people to have complete peace of mind while using Google Home Mini ". (more...)
Amazon debuts waterproof Kindle for better reading in the bath Amazon debuts waterproof Kindle for better reading in the bath
- October 12, 2017

Called the Amazon Kindle Oasis , the new reader is waterproof and boasts of certain advanced features. The Kindle Oasis is the first in the series with waterproofing, which according to Amazon makes it ideal for trips to the beach, swimming pool and bath tub, and comes with built-in Audible playback via Bluetooth to wireless headphones and speakers as well as fast-charging technology. (more...)
Shelton Capital Management Sells 37022 Shares of Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE) Shelton Capital Management Sells 37022 Shares of Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE)
- October 12, 2017

About 657,111 shares traded. Adobe Systems Incorporated is a software company. Jpmorgan Chase & Company decreased Adobe Sys Inc ( ADBE ) stake by 9.61% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. About 1.64 million shares traded. Bbva Compass Comml Bank Inc has 5,085 shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. 51,129 were reported by Jacobs Ca. Ingalls & Snyder Limited Com has 0.02% invested in Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE) for 2,050 shares. (more...)
Razer might announce its smartphone for hardcore gamers on November 1 Razer might announce its smartphone for hardcore gamers on November 1
- October 12, 2017

Razer CEO Tan Min Liang has mentioned not too long ago that the company will be unveiling a mobile device by the end of 2017. From that and subsequent reports, all fingers point to a smartphone coming from Razer . The tweet says “WATCH for our biggest unveiling…” with the first word appearing in all caps. In the meantime, you can head over to the website and sign up to receive updates on whatever it is that Razer plans on unveiling. (more...)
Assassin's Creed Origins to Feature Free Post-Launch Content Assassin's Creed Origins to Feature Free Post-Launch Content
- October 12, 2017

Players will be able to continue exploring a vast and mystical Ancient Egypt thanks to a wide variety of post-launch content including several hours of new storyline expansions & quests, timed events and customization items. At launch you'll receive 500 Helix Credits and the Calamity Blade exclusive weapon. Completing the said daily activity will give players new in-game contents after the official launch. (more...)
Australia jet and navy data stolen in 'extensive' hack
- October 12, 2017

Australian Signals Directorate incident response manager Mitchell Clarke, as ZDNet first reported , told the Australian Information Security Association conference in Sydney on Wednesday that "a significant amount of data was stolen". Mr Clarke said the information hacked on the new Navy ships included a diagram in which you could zoom in down to the captain's chair and see that it was one metre away from the navigation chair. (more...)
Andromeda and Dead Space 3 coming to EA Access soon Andromeda and Dead Space 3 coming to EA Access soon
- October 12, 2017

For the past couple of years, EA have been adding more and more games to the Vault, strengthening the value of EA Access as a whole. Mass Effect: Andromeda - You're the Pathfinder, the leader of a squad of explorers, and it's your job to find a home for humanity in the alien Andromeda Galaxy. (more...)
CS:GO Professional adreN Discovers a Crazy Boost on New Dust2
- October 12, 2017

There's no major changes to the structure of the map, which I supposed is to be expected, but there are some important tweaks. Dust II was still playable in its old form, but the sand riddled map was not available in competitive play and removed from tournaments around the world. (more...)
PornHub visitors hit with malware attack via poisoned ads PornHub visitors hit with malware attack via poisoned ads
- October 11, 2017

Proofpoint said "millions" of users "were potentially exposed to ad fraud malware due to the latest series of large-scale KovCoreG group malvertising campaigns". "The chain begins with a malicious redirect hosted on avertizingms [.] com, which inserts a call hosted behind KeyCDN, a major content delivery network", Proofpoint writes. (more...)
Intel Shows New Chip for Quantum Computing Intel Shows New Chip for Quantum Computing
- October 11, 2017

This isn't the first test chip Intel has delivered to QuTech , but its creation is apparently exciting enough for Intel to want it make it public, something it hasn't done much since this partnership kicked off. Unlike today's conventional devices that use the digital bits "0" and "1", quantum computers use qubits that can act as 0s, 1s or both simultaneously. (more...)
[Download] iOS 11.1 Update with a New Emoji Batch
- October 11, 2017

As Krause says, "Just ask your users politely, they'll probably just hand over their credentials, as they're trained to do so". However, those popups are not only shown on the lock screen, and the home screen, but also inside random apps, e.g. (more...)
Xolo Launches Era 3X, Era 2V, and Era 3 Smartphones in India Xolo Launches Era 3X, Era 2V, and Era 3 Smartphones in India
- October 11, 2017

All the three smartphones also come loaded with 365 days screen replacement offer, which is a nifty addition. Commenting on the launch, Mr. Sunil Raina, Business Head, Xolo, said, "The new Era series smartphones fulfill this objective by offering features which will satisfy our consumers" growing need of capturing "great selfies' and enhance their overall smartphone experience". (more...)
Grab Verizon Moto Z2 For for just $450 on Best Buy Grab Verizon Moto Z2 For for just $450 on Best Buy
- October 11, 2017

The terms and conditions of the Jio Offer on Moto phones will be declared soon. Also, you can avail some decent EMI options as well. Notably, these "Special Diwali Offer" discounts and deals are only available from offline stores, and will last from October 14 to October 21. (more...)
Apple CEO Tim Cook Says AR Glasses Aren't Ready for Primetime Apple CEO Tim Cook Says AR Glasses Aren't Ready for Primetime
- October 11, 2017

One other area where Apple , AR and fashion might intersect? It allows users to overlay Burberry-inspired digital illustrations by the artist Danny Sangra onto their camera view, which they can then share with their friends on social media. (more...)
SUPER MARIO ODYSSEY's Latest Trailer Goes Full Musical SUPER MARIO ODYSSEY's Latest Trailer Goes Full Musical
- October 11, 2017

The Mario figure will allow " Super Mario Odyssey " players to unlock the character's costume in-game and also endows them temporary invincibility. "It is the return to that open-ended sandbox approach that looks destined to see the Nintendo Switch exclusive score superstardom, which, on early impressions, is set to shortly be celebrated as Mario's greatest ever adventure". (more...)