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Facebook to make mobile payments service available in UK Facebook to make mobile payments service available in UK
- November 07, 2017

If the friend hasn't set the system up, they'll be prompted to enter their card details to get the payment. As a final touch, Facebook will be integrating P2p Messenger payments with its "M" digital assistant, so if you say, "You owe me a fiver from Friday", the virtual helper will pop up and encourage you to complete the transaction. (more...)
Afghanistan Revokes WhatsApp, Telegram Ban Afghanistan Revokes WhatsApp, Telegram Ban
- November 07, 2017

WhatsApp and Telegram will not be banned in Afghanistan, a government spokesman has said. An Afghan presidential statement said the country's constitution guarantees the right to freedom of speech. The letter by telecoms regulator ATRA, dated November 1 and signed by an official of the regulator, directed internet companies to block Telegram and Facebook Inc's WhatsApp services "without delay" for a period of 20 days. (more...)
Final Fantasy XV's DLC Comrades' new release date announced Final Fantasy XV's DLC Comrades' new release date announced
- November 06, 2017

Today, Square Enix announced a new release date for the expansion. As you might recall, Final Fantasy XV: Comrades was supposed to arrive on October 31 , meaning that this release is two weeks overdue. While there are of course multiplayer quests on offer, there will also be single player quests for those wanting to go solo. The PS4 version of this update is scheduled for November 10. (more...)
US top court rejects Samsung appeal of patent loss to Apple
- November 06, 2017

The patents covered some popular features on early iPhone models, such as ' Slide to unlock, ' autocorrect, and quick links. Samsung chose to take its case to the Supreme Court, arguing that there were procedural issues. However, this time around the judges have sided with Apple in the matter and agree that Samsung needs to pay the $119.6 million. Samsung was found to have infringed on both of these patents. (more...)
IOS 11.1 Devices Hit With Weird Autocorrecting Keyboard Bug IOS 11.1 Devices Hit With Weird Autocorrecting Keyboard Bug
- November 06, 2017

Some users are seeing "A [?]" as the first recommended predictive text when typing the letter "I" using the iOS keyboard. If you updated your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to iOS 11 .1 and find that when you type the letter "i" it autocorrects to the letter "A" with a symbol, learn what to do. (more...)
Confirmed: OnePlus 5T Flagship Will Be Unveiled In New York Confirmed: OnePlus 5T Flagship Will Be Unveiled In New York
- November 06, 2017

The mobile maker has posted a teaser image for the event on its Twitter feed, but has not revealed a date for the gathering. With the latest attempt to grab some eyeballs in New York City, OnePlus is following in the footsteps of giants like Samsung and Sony that had showcased their top-end offerings in the same city in the past. (more...)
Get the BF 1 Xbox One S Special Edition bundle for $199 Get the BF 1 Xbox One S Special Edition bundle for $199
- November 06, 2017

There aren't many external changes over the Xbox One S design, and the X simply gets a little smaller. Microsoft has packed all these high-spec hardware in a slim package, a feat that's already an engineering marvel in itself. Even the short list of games that are certified "Xbox One X enhanced" have some limitations in this area, too. In the meanwhile, if you want to see more of the Xbox One X version of the game , you can check out additional screenshots below. (more...)
Renault Captur launched in India at Rs 9.99 lakh Renault Captur launched in India at Rs 9.99 lakh
- November 06, 2017

In terms of features, the SUV includes LED headlamps with daytime running lamps and Audi-like dynamic turn indicators, smart access card for keyless entry and 17-inch alloy wheels. There are also a bundle of features which will come as standard in all the variants offered by the French automaker. This means EcoSport will most likely to be launched at a lower price tag than Captur. (more...)
Koengisegg Agera RS hits 457km/h, claims new record Koengisegg Agera RS hits 457km/h, claims new record
- November 06, 2017

Koenigsegg's attempt at the word record took place on an 11-mile section of the road between between Las Vegas and Pahrump in the Nevada desert that was specially closed by the authorities. After one sighting run he made his first speed attempt, turned around and came back. Koenigsegg told Jalopnik that the auto was fitted with Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tyres, the same as fitted to the standard production vehicle. (more...)
HTC and Logitech bring keyboards into virtual reality HTC and Logitech bring keyboards into virtual reality
- November 05, 2017

Logitech has confirmed it is running the Bridge platform through a limited 50-person closed beta, with applications open through to November 16th , and plans to eventually launch the device at $150 (around £115 excluding taxes) with the keyboard, Vive Tracker holder, and software, but without the Vive Tracker itself. (more...)
Xiaomi now reveals attractive Singles' Day deals on several of its smartphones Xiaomi now reveals attractive Singles' Day deals on several of its smartphones
- November 05, 2017

Xiaomi also took the opportunity to announce the global rollout of its MIUI 9 experience. The device was on sale twice previous month. Both the Redmi Note 5 and Redmi 5 Plus are said to come with dual camera setup. And yes, it now advertises like others do, if not quite as much; it has special partner stores and is available at conventional retail stores too; and well, it now has a celeb face as well. (more...)
LG V30 Android Oreo Preview Released in South Korea LG V30 Android Oreo Preview Released in South Korea
- November 05, 2017

LG is launching a preview program for the V30's Oreo update, which is essentially a public beta ahead of the official upgrade which is slated for next month. LG V30 owners in the United States and other worldwide markets should not be too dismayed regarding these news as it is safe to presume that the Oreo update is indeed being worked upon, and will probably be released in the near future. (more...)
After WhatsApp, now Facebook's Messenger hit by temporary outage After WhatsApp, now Facebook's Messenger hit by temporary outage
- November 05, 2017

The magazine quoted a WhatsApp spokesperson saying, "We are aware of the issue and working to resolve it". Meanwhile, TechCrunch , Saturday (11/4/2017), reported that the outage was caused by a bug in the software code. We shall keep you posted about the updates on the WhatsApp outage. Even though there is no internet network problem from the user. Users from Brazil, Russia to Vietnam and Myanmar reported on social media that WhatsApp went down. (more...)
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International's (VRX) Hold Rating Reaffirmed at TD Securities
- November 05, 2017

Euronet Worldwide, Inc. (EEFT) has risen 8.96% since November 2, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.16% the S&P500. Investors wait Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (NYSE: VRX ) to report on November, 14. Sumitomo Mitsui Tru Holdg reported 0.01% stake. Morgan Stanley maintained Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (NYSE: VRX ) on Tuesday, November 17 with "Equal-Weight" rating. (more...)
Intl Fcstone Inc. Invests $254000 in NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA)
- November 04, 2017

Visteon Corp. now has $3.91 billion valuation. About 151,051 shares traded. Q2 Holdings Inc (NYSE:QTWO) has risen 76.19% since November 3, 2016 and is uptrending. NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 10th. During the same period past year, the business posted $0.53 EPS. (more...)
Beware smartphone users! A 'fake'version of WhatsApp found on Google Play Store Beware smartphone users! A 'fake'version of WhatsApp found on Google Play Store
- November 04, 2017

If you've downloaded the app already, it's probably worth uninstalling it. To be fair, it is very easy to fall for the dupe app. Despite some users describing it as a " fake app", the application has apparently garnered over 10,000 downloads. (more...)
Soon, There Will Be Hanzo Mains In Heroes Of The Storm Soon, There Will Be Hanzo Mains In Heroes Of The Storm
- November 04, 2017

While Heroes of the Storm may not be the most popular MOBA around, Blizzard is committed to the game. Overwatch fans will no doubt know archer Hanzo as the character that the guy on your team most certainly can't play despite his protests to the contrary and the character on the other team capable of one-shotting you around a corner and in the dark. (more...)
HTC Unveils U11 Life Under Google Android One Programme HTC Unveils U11 Life Under Google Android One Programme
- November 04, 2017

The Taiwanese brand HTC is the latest company to join the Android One line-up. The HTC U11 Plus has now been unveiled as the company's latest flagship smartphone, with specifications and features that provide an upgrade over the well-reviewed HTC U11 . (more...)
New Overwatch Character Moira Announced, while Reinhardt Gets an Epic Animated Short New Overwatch Character Moira Announced, while Reinhardt Gets an Epic Animated Short
- November 03, 2017

Her ability to heal will be resource based, and it will be fueled by the amount of damage that she does. After Overwatch was disbanded, O'Deorain was forced to turn to unconventional sources of funding. Coalescence- Moira channels a long-range beam that both heals allies and bypasses barriers to damage her enemies. No release date was given for Moira, but if we had to guess it will be some time soon. (more...)
StarCraft 2 is going free-to-play StarCraft 2 is going free-to-play
- November 03, 2017

StarCraft II may be a few years old at this point, but how can you pass up something that's free? Once this happens, the full Wings of Liberty single-player story campaign will be free to everyone, and those that already own Wings of Liberty will get the Hearts of the Storm story campaign for free. (more...)
Shares Of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI) sold By ZACCONI RICCARDO
- November 03, 2017

The firm has "Outperform" rating by Wedbush given on Friday, August 5. Gabalex Capital Management Llc sold 75,000 shares as Activision Blizzard Inc ( ATVI)'s stock rose 23.27%. Caledonia (Private) Investments Pty Ltd has invested 0.48% of its portfolio in Activision Blizzard, Inc . Investors sentiment increased to 1.15 in Q2 2017. (more...)
Gigantic Dev Motiga Shut Down Because This Is Not A Perfect World Gigantic Dev Motiga Shut Down Because This Is Not A Perfect World
- November 03, 2017

Runic Games will remain a part of Perfect World Entertainment's portfolio of studios, and its games will continue to be available to players, as we stay committed to supporting and growing Runic Games' beloved franchises. Perfect World stepped in and assumed publishing duties, and huge finally released in July 2017. As to enormous itself, Chung makes it clear that the game will live on in "the hands of a maintenance team composed of a few dedicated folks at Motiga" until such as "time in the ... (more...)
Overwatch League's first major partnerships are with HP and Intel Overwatch League's first major partnerships are with HP and Intel
- November 03, 2017

While the opening ceremony is free for all, if you want to check out the other panels and discussion you'll need a BlizzCon Virtual Ticket that costs $40 (around Rs. BlizzCon has gradually been evolving into an eSports arena, particularly since the launch of online multiplayer shooter Overwatch past year. Expect to hear a lot about Overwatch (I'll take a character reveal, please!), some Hearthstone , World of Warcraft , and maybe a fun surprise or two. (more...)
Newell Brands Inc. (NWL) Sets New 12-Month Low on Disappointing Earnings Newell Brands Inc. (NWL) Sets New 12-Month Low on Disappointing Earnings
- November 03, 2017

About 313,754 shares traded. The business had revenue of $3.68 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.71 billion. It has underperformed by 4.76% the S&P500. Avalon Advsrs holds 187,701 shares. Amalgamated Savings Bank has 54,474 shares for 0.1% of their portfolio. With all of these companies being brought down, Newell Brands Inc . (more...)
'We Will See' If Tillerson Sticks Around For 'Duration' Of Presidency 'We Will See' If Tillerson Sticks Around For 'Duration' Of Presidency
- November 03, 2017

I'm the only one that matters, because, when it comes to it, that's what the policy is going to be. (Oops. You get what Trump means, right?) "Frankly, if they said some of the things about Obama you would have politically-correct people say 'You can't say that, ' but with me it's a laugh". (more...)