IT&Software


Toyota, Panasonic looking at car-battery partnership Toyota, Panasonic looking at car-battery partnership
- December 13, 2017

Leveraging the know-how and experience accumulated through the continuous refinement and commercialization of its electrification technologies, Toyota is working on the development of a full range of environmentally friendly vehicles including HVs, PHVs (plug-in hybrid vehicles), FCVs, and EVs (electric vehicles) that fit the needs of customers' lifestyles worldwide. (more...)
KONAMI Reveals Single Player and Beta Details for Metal Gear Survive KONAMI Reveals Single Player and Beta Details for Metal Gear Survive
- December 13, 2017

The player is pulled through a wormhole, and at the other end is a "dangerous world filled with biological threats and hostile environments". The beta will begin on January 18, 2018 and run through January 21. Those who participate in the beta and create a character will also unlock the following bonus items: a FOX HOUND name plate, an accessory Metal Gear REX head, and an accessory bandana. (more...)
Tidal Facing Cash Crunch, Has Cash Left Only For Six Months
- December 13, 2017

Not an entirely convincing statement, but the best we have for now - we've reached out to the company and will update this if we get something more substantial back. Jay Z's streaming music service claims that they would become profitable by mid-2018. Following the claim, Dagens Næringsliv stated the number was closer to 350,000. (more...)
Adobe Lightroom uses AI to edit your photos like a pro Adobe Lightroom uses AI to edit your photos like a pro
- December 13, 2017

The improved auto setting analyses the photo you open up in Lightroom CC and compares it to professionally edited images so the AI in the software can apply the right settings to improve your shot. The iOS update also includes bug fixes, speed improvements and improved HDR when using the app's camera mode. For starters, App Shortcuts are now available to everyone with devices powered by Android Nougat and later devices, which will allow users to tap and hold on the app icon to quickly launch ... (more...)
OnePlus 5 starts receiving OxygenOS 4.5.15 update OnePlus 5 starts receiving OxygenOS 4.5.15 update
- December 13, 2017

Here's complete changelog of the OxygenOS 4.5.15 for the OnePlus 5 . Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus has started rolling out OxygenOS 4.5.15, for its OnePlus 5 . We would have loved to see OnePlus including the November patch at least. This update is now rolling out OTA (over-the-air), and you should essentially get notified as soon as the update is available for your device, though do keep in mind that not all phones will get it straight away, as this is a staged rollout, as per usual. (more...)
Apple Opens App Pre-Orders to All Developers Apple Opens App Pre-Orders to All Developers
- December 13, 2017

You'll see the Pre-Orders section if your app has never been published on the App Store. If a developer decides to change the price of the app before its release, Apple will always charge whatever is lower. What are your thoughts on Apple allowing developers to offer their apps upcoming apps for pre-orders. New titles like Playdead's Inside and Annapurna's Gorogoa are available on the App Store as a new listing. (more...)
Sit-in: 2018 Mercedes-Benz G-Class interior Sit-in: 2018 Mercedes-Benz G-Class interior
- December 13, 2017

The display is so big that it stretches from behind the steering wheel up to the center stack. The upcoming A-Class is likely the model being referred to in this instance, although Mercedes-Benz has yet to confirm anything of the sort. There's also 1.5-inches more shoulder room in the front and 1.1-inches more shoulder space in the rear. Under the armrest there is an illuminated compartment for small items and in front of the touchpad in the center console are two removable cup holders. (more...)
Appeal court orders retrial of top Nigerian politician Appeal court orders retrial of top Nigerian politician
- December 13, 2017

The court, on Tuesday, reportedly dismissed 15 of the 18 counts of false assets declaration made against him. After amending the initial charge against the Senate President, the Federal Government had filed an 18-count charge bordering on false assets declaration. (more...)
LG V30 Plus is launching today: Here's everything you need to know LG V30 Plus is launching today: Here's everything you need to know
- December 13, 2017

The smartphone comes with a 6-inch 18:9 display with quad HD+ resolution of 2880x1440 pixels at a massive 538ppi pixel density. LG has launched the V30+ smartphone in India, which has some additional features when compared to the standard V30. (more...)
Snippy Overview on Stock's Performances:- Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE)
- December 13, 2017

ADBE's overall volume in the last trading session was 2,101,808 shares. (NYSE:LYV) has risen 52.18% since December 12, 2016 and is uptrending. In an analyst report revealed today, JP Morgan decreased shares of Adobe Systems (NASDAQ: ADBE ) to a Neutral rating from the previous Overweight rating. (more...)
Signs point to Galaxy flagship with under-display scanner Signs point to Galaxy flagship with under-display scanner
- December 13, 2017

Though there is no specific mention of the company, it did mention that Clear ID will help deliver one-touch high-resolution scanning through full cover glass and enable sleek, button-free, bezel-free infinity displays. Synaptics claims Clear ID is two-times faster than alternative biometrics like 3D facial recognition found on Apple's iPhone X . Of course, we'll have to wait for this mystery smartphone launch to find out more. (more...)
Facebook introduces new augmented reality effects for Messenger Facebook introduces new augmented reality effects for Messenger
- December 13, 2017

Apple's ARKit and Google's ARCore have enabled developers to build AR content that can be integrated with their own apps at the OS level, while Facebook's AR Studio relies on a connection to the social network. Since launching the Camera Effects platform , Facebook has worked with more than 2,000 brands, publishers and artists to make AR experiences. "One of our goals with AR Studio is to put the power of augmented reality in the hands of all creators", said Kirkpatrick. (more...)
Life Is Strange Is Going Mobile Life Is Strange Is Going Mobile
- December 13, 2017

Episodes 4 and 5 will launch early in 2018, with a Season Pass available to purchase for Episodes 2 through 5 at a later date. Life is odd originally released its first episode back in January 2015. It touts an enhanced user interface that fully integrates iOS touch screens. When you buy the game, you get iMessage stickers inspired by it. You'll have the ability in-game to post directly to your social media accounts if you want to update friends. (more...)
Overwatch Winter Wonderland Event Kicked Off, See All The Released Skins Overwatch Winter Wonderland Event Kicked Off, See All The Released Skins
- December 13, 2017

It's best to figure out who can play, what time is best for everyone, and of course, which preferred roles everyone wants. As the year comes closer to its end, the game is celebrating by putting on its warm clothes and jingly soundtrack to introduce Overwatch Winter Wonderland . (more...)
Snapdragon 845 arriving for Windows later in 2018 Snapdragon 845 arriving for Windows later in 2018
- December 13, 2017

This year Xiaomi had launched 5.15-inch Xiaomi Mi 6 flagship. Before the launch of the device, there were speculations that the company would release the Mi 6 Plus as well. One was the cutout for a vertical camera, which looks similar to the one on the iPhone X. The other is the fingerprint scanner, which appears to be on the same spot as previous editions. (more...)
Chevron Corporation (CVX) Shares Bought by Carret Asset Management LLC
- December 13, 2017

It has underperformed by 10.02% the S&P500. Majedie Asset Management Ltd decreased Chevron Corp ( CVX ) stake by 13.4% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Many value investors look for stocks with a high percent of insider ownership, under the theory that when management are shareholders, they will act in its own self interest, and create shareholder value in the long-term. (more...)
Conan Exiles gets release date, price hike Conan Exiles gets release date, price hike
- December 13, 2017

The physical release will provide players with a physical map and the Atlantean Sword for in-game use. Funcom also revealed the Conan Exiles - Barbarian Edition. "Early Access and Game Preview has been an absolutely invaluable tool for us in developing Conan Exiles ", creative director Joel Bylos said. Full-color print art book which takes you behind the scenes. (more...)
UK Gambling Commission warns ½ million children involved in video game gambling UK Gambling Commission warns ½ million children involved in video game gambling
- December 13, 2017

Reporting on these statistics, the BBC featured a case study of a student who began gambling with Counter-Strike: Global Offensive skins at 15. "They provide cosmetic alterations to a player's weapons, avatar or equipment used in the game", the report states. (more...)
Google Discovers iOS 11.1.2 Exploit, May Lead To First Jailbreak Google Discovers iOS 11.1.2 Exploit, May Lead To First Jailbreak
- December 13, 2017

It appears what he has released isn't a full jailbreak but enough to allow security researchers to bypass software restrictions imposed by Apple and test a newish version of iOS. Beer did reveal all to Apple before making the exploit, dubbed tfp0 or Task for pid 0, public. Beer's exploit uses a combination of the IOSurface bug, another kernel bug patched in iOS 11.2, and specially crafted kernel messages to get the prized tfp0 on Apple devices. (more...)
Intex ELYT e6 with 3GB RAM launched in India at INR 6999 Intex ELYT e6 with 3GB RAM launched in India at INR 6999
- December 13, 2017

On the front is a 5-inch IPS display with HD (1280 x 720 pixels) resolution and comes protected with a 2.5D Dragontrail curved glass on the top. There is a 64-bit quad-core MediaTek chip clocked at 1.25GHz, coupled with 3GB of RAM, and 32GB onboard storage. (more...)
Apple's 'Most Powerful Mac Ever Made' Finally Has a Release Date Apple's 'Most Powerful Mac Ever Made' Finally Has a Release Date
- December 13, 2017

Apple's iMac Pro has entered the prep zone with launch scheduled to commence on December 14, Apple confirmed on Tuesday. The iMac Pro product page says the machine will be available on December 14, though Appleinsider says that 14- and 18-core models won't ship until sometime next year. (more...)
Twitter announces official support for tweetstorms with new 'Threads' feature Twitter announces official support for tweetstorms with new 'Threads' feature
- December 13, 2017

It is the latest instance of the social network altering or adding a feature after reviewing feedback to keep its more than 300 million monthly active users engaged. A Twitter rep told TechCrunch that there is a tweet-grouping limit of 25 at the moment, but that could change based on how users flock to the feature. (more...)
The CI Investments Inc. Has $3585000 Stake in Activision Blizzard, Inc (ATVI)
- December 13, 2017

It has underperformed by 20.65% the S&P500. (NASDAQ: ATVI ) opened at $63.17 on Tuesday. BRGGF's SI was 2.87 million shares in December as released by FINRA. Argus Research has "Buy" rating and $70 target. Shares of Activision Blizzard, Inc . (NASDAQ: ATVI ) rating on Friday, October 6. It has ditched 7.06 million shares. (more...)
AMD launches Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition AMD launches Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition
- December 13, 2017

Today, AMD is opening the floodgates, so to speak, with regards to information on Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition . The AMD Link dashboard features streaming and replay with Radeon ReLive , GPU and PC performance monitoring, an AMD news feed, and notifications for new driver releases, making it a valuable new tool to up your game. (more...)
Nintendo Switch has hit yet another huge sales milestone
- December 12, 2017

The latter console sold just 13.56 million units over five years. It also means the Switch has outsold Sega's Dreamcast and Saturn. This was largely due to the fact that the PS4 has dominated this generation while the Xbox One has taken second place, and both of the prior mentioned consoles are better in terms of raw power when compared with the Nintendo Switch . (more...)