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'Gone Home,' 'The Turing Test' and More Offered 'Gone Home,' 'The Turing Test' and More Offered
- October 03, 2017

Already we're off to a decent start this month with the Games With Gold . Gone Home: Console Edition now free on Xbox One thanks to Xbox Games with Gold! The "Gone Home" console edition for Xbox One will be up for grabs starting on October 1. (more...)
The Xbox Onesie strikes back for the launch of Forza Motorsport 7 The Xbox Onesie strikes back for the launch of Forza Motorsport 7
- October 03, 2017

For some reason Microsoft has been showing Forza 7 with gamepad controls in most of the preview events so far, and so it's been tricky to deeply test it as a simulator with racing wheel and pedals until review . Not only has progression now been skewed around pushing Mods - paid downloadable content (DLC) is now being affected by these changes. If you want to step things up a gear, you might want to get a wheel and pedals for your Xbox One ok? Australian Porsche Carrera Cup champion ... (more...)
Google, Facebook And Las Vegas Shooting: 'False Flag' 4chan Forum Tops Results Google, Facebook And Las Vegas Shooting: 'False Flag' 4chan Forum Tops Results
- October 03, 2017

Just two days after founder Mark Zuckerberg asked for forgiveness for the political rift that Facebook's caused , the Safety Check feature created to help people near an emergency tell friends whether they're safe, became a hotbed of trolling. (more...)
Microsoft Ends Groove Music Pass, Offers Transition to Spotify Microsoft Ends Groove Music Pass, Offers Transition to Spotify
- October 03, 2017

The Groove Music app will be updated this week for Windows Insiders with the ability to move their music to Spotify , and it will be generally available on October 9 . Starting this week, Microsoft will be encouraging those using Groove Music to migrate their playlists and music to Spotify. An update to Groove on Windows 10 next week will provide the tools to do so . (more...)
HTC Offering Free Copies of 'Fallout 4 VR' With New Bundle HTC Offering Free Copies of 'Fallout 4 VR' With New Bundle
- October 02, 2017

Fallout 4 VR is Bethesda's first game for virtual reality, bringing the entirety of Fallout 4 to the platform, with various tweaks to combat, crafting and building to make it more friendly for headset wearers. Buyers also have to be at least 18 years old to redeem the code. You're looking at all-new combat, crafting and building systems here, including "hundreds of locations, characters and quests, fully playable in VR" nearly endlessly, without repeating yourself. (more...)
Trump to Tillerson: Negotiating with N Korea is a waste of time Trump to Tillerson: Negotiating with N Korea is a waste of time
- October 02, 2017

Via Twiter, Mr Trump told Mr Tillerson he was wasting his energy. The main aim of the initial contacts was to seek the freedom of several American citizens imprisoned in North Korea , although USA officials have told The Associated Press that there were broader discussions about U.S. (more...)
Google's 4th October Event: New Pixel Phones, Speakers To Launch
- October 02, 2017

However, the glass back portion has been made smaller this year. The two phones are all set to come out into the markets with a build similar to a year ago. Like the original Pixel phones, the Pixel 2 duo are unlikely to feature a microSD card slot. For the second year in a row, Google's Pixel hardware is tipped to forgo Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS) in favour of Electronic Image Stabilisation (EIS) to improve low-light photographs and prevent shaky video footage. (more...)
Here's Why You Will Soon Find Fewer Free Articles On Google Here's Why You Will Soon Find Fewer Free Articles On Google
- October 02, 2017

While publishers were, of course, free to ignore Google's FCF policy, their content would be much harder to find if they did ignore it, given that Google would not index the content through web searches and Google News. However, the aforementioned news outlet's parent company News Corp has complained that the policy introduced by Google's parent company Alphabet Inc. (more...)
Sony reveals updated PlayStation VR headset Sony reveals updated PlayStation VR headset
- October 02, 2017

As stated above, no release date has yet been announced for the new edition of the HMD, however SIE has confirmed that the pricing strategy for the product will not change. A hardware update to PlayStation VR is being prepared. This function can be used only when the VR headset is turned off. We will share details on the launch timing in North America at a later date. (more...)
Huawei Mate 10 Pro official render appears online Huawei Mate 10 Pro official render appears online
- October 02, 2017

Exactly, we just described about Evan Blass , who was and is the greatest nemesis of the to-be-launched smartphones . The notorious gadget leaker posted renders of both the front and back of the device in three colors: grey, blue and brown. (more...)
Elon Musk Wants Humans to Travel the World by Rocket Elon Musk Wants Humans to Travel the World by Rocket
- October 02, 2017

The ship would then settle down on floating landing pads near major cities. " BFR will take you anywhere on Earth in less than 60 minutes", Musk said. Musk proposed several routes in a video including Hong Kong to Singapore in 22 minutes, NY to Shanghai in 39 minutes, London to Dubai or NY in 29 minutes, and Los Angeles to Toronto in 24 minutes. (more...)
GOP Senator Says Trump's North Korea Rhetoric Has Put Regime 'On Alert' GOP Senator Says Trump's North Korea Rhetoric Has Put Regime 'On Alert'
- October 01, 2017

The U.S. will hold talks with Kim government given the alarming scenario unraveling across the North Korea in recent months. Trump's United Nations address arrived just days after North Korea launched a ballistic missile over Japan-the second such launch in less than a month. (more...)
Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) Quarterly growth Review
- October 01, 2017

Laurion Cap Mngmt Lp has invested 0.01% in Western Digital Corp (NASDAQ: WDC ). 5,045,654 shares of the company were exchanged. BP PLC now owns 128,000 shares of the data storage provider's stock valued at $8,698,000 after buying an additional 95,000 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
Apple looks into reports of iPhone 8 Plus splitting open Apple looks into reports of iPhone 8 Plus splitting open
- October 01, 2017

Pictures posted on social media show an iPhone 8 Plus split along the side. Reports of problems with a new smartphone previously appeared on Twitter . Apple is reportedly investigating but it is believed that the screens are being detached because of battery swelling. The latest release has already seen two reports on different issues but they appear to be minor for now. (more...)
Ruth Davidson takes aim at Boris Johnson on eve of Tory conference
- October 01, 2017

He has gone out of his way to say that Brexit will be "great" and "unstoppable". It comes after Mr Johnson, the Foreign Secretary, put pressure on Theresa May over the European Union negotiations by publishing his "red lines" in The Sun this morning. (more...)
Getting drinking water to more in Puerto Rico brings challenges Getting drinking water to more in Puerto Rico brings challenges
- September 30, 2017

Trump and his advisers, meanwhile, defended the administration's response to the devastation on the island, which was hit by Hurricane Maria Sept. 20 with many people left desperate for power, food and other supplies. "I do reiterate that the only way for this to work is for us to have collaboration", Rossello said. "I want everybody to understand, you're listening to me". (more...)
SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS) Moving Today - Down $0.40 SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS) Moving Today - Down $0.40
- September 30, 2017

Moreover, Rutabaga Cap Llc Ma has 3.32% invested in SeaWorld Entertainment Inc (NYSE: SEAS ). A company with a high dividend yield pays its investors a large dividend compared to the fair market value of the stock. Announces New Chairman And New Lead Independent ..." with publication date: "September 13, 2017. Investors sentiment increased to 0.96 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.04, from 0.92 in 2017Q1. (more...)
Reading the Tea Leaves for Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (HPE)
- September 30, 2017

The average analysts gave this company a mean recommendation of 2.50. 09/07/2017 - Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co had its "hold" rating reiterated by analysts at Loop Capital. 07/11/2017 - Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Mizuho. They now have a United States dollars 14.5 price target on the stock. (more...)
The Finish Line Inc The Finish Line Inc
- September 30, 2017

On August 29 the stock rating was downgraded from "Outperform" to "Neutral" in a report issued by FBR Capital. Finally, Piper Jaffray Companies reaffirmed an underweight rating and issued a $8.00 price objective on shares of The Finish Line in a research report on Monday, September 18th. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S8 Active is reportedly coming to T
- September 30, 2017

T-Mobile is poised to stock the well-received Samsung Galaxy S8 Active . That includes the newest Galaxy S8 Active, though perhaps not for long- T-Mobile may be getting its wireless claws on it. It is also a reasonably well-equipped phone, with a 5.8-inch 2960x1440 SuperAMOLED display powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC (system-on-chip) and 4GB of RAM. (more...)
PUBG now has its own dedicated company within Bluehole called PUBG Corp PUBG now has its own dedicated company within Bluehole called PUBG Corp
- September 29, 2017

In fact, the game is big enough that the team behind PUBG is turning into its own subsidiary, according to Gametoc (via Kotaku ). PUBG Corp . We already know that an Xbox One version of PUBG is all set to be released this year, however it appears that one of the most hottest games now will not remain an exclusive to Windows and the Xbox One. (more...)
This Is Lockheed Martin's New Mars Concept Station This Is Lockheed Martin's New Mars Concept Station
- September 29, 2017

During a presentation at the International Astronautical Congress, held this week in Adelaide , Australia, Lockheed Martin engineers described the lander's supersonic retropropulsion system, which would use Mars-facing boosters to slow the lander's supersonic speeds as it approached the Martian surface . (more...)
Mac Firmware Attack: Out Of Date Machines Vulnerable To Attack Mac Firmware Attack: Out Of Date Machines Vulnerable To Attack
- September 29, 2017

On average, 4.2 percent of the Macs analyzed ran EFI versions that were different from what was prescribed by the hardware model and OS version. Compounding this issue is the lack of notifications provided to the user to inform them that they are running an unexpected version of EFI firmware. (more...)
Google's Family Link Now Open to Everyone in US Google's Family Link Now Open to Everyone in US
- September 29, 2017

Parents, meanwhile, only need to have Android KitKat (4.4) or higher, or iOS 9 and higher. The feature is now only being rolled out to users in United States. Amazon's tablets always let parents set screen time limits, and it recently began letting parents retrieve more granular data on the apps their kids are using and even the books and websites they're accessing. (more...)
Honda to showcase Sports EV Concept at Tokyo Motor Show 2017 Honda to showcase Sports EV Concept at Tokyo Motor Show 2017
- September 29, 2017

Honda is already teasing a whole range of electric vehicles for the future of the brand, with a Sports EV concept promised for unveil on October 25. Honda will debut a fascinating new motorcycle built specifically to help learner motorcyclists coming to grips with two wheels for the first time. (more...)