Jump Into Fortnite With Twitch Prime Pack #2

10 May, 2018

Remember, Twitch Prime is something you already have, should you have Amazon Prime. This means all you have to do is link your Twitch account to your Amazon account and you'll have a Twitch Prime membership. Like any previous Twitch Prime loot pack , you'll need to make sure you have an active subscription to be able to claim the loot. It's one less skin than the pair that were included with the first Twitch Prime Pack , but the one you do get is much cooler, if you ask me.


Facebook Creates Blockchain Team in Major Company Shakeup

09 May, 2018

In any case, the venture also serves as a logical conclusion of recent comments from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg , who in January wrote in his annual "personal challenge" post that he meant to "go deeper and study the positive and negative aspects" of computing "counter-trends" such as cryptocurrency and encryption in 2018.


Uber says its fleet of flying taxis is just around the corner

09 May, 2018

Uber, which plans to launch flying taxis within two years, has released photos of flying taxi design models it will show at Tuesday's Uber Elevate Summit in Los Angeles. The company plans to start tests for an air transportation service, Uber Air, in 2020 in Los Angeles, Dallas-Fort Worth, and Dubai. Uber's chief product officer, Jeff Holden, said the program is meant to be "community friendly".


China: Former political star Sun Zhengcai sentenced to life

09 May, 2018

He was accused of taking advantage of his position to seek profits for himself and others. Sun Zhengcai, a former politburo member and party chief of the south-western mega city of Chongqing, was found guilty of taking more than 170 million yuan ($35.7 million) in bribes, the First Intermediate People's Court of Tianjin said on its website.


Fitbit gets quick replies and menstrual cycle tracking

08 May, 2018

With the new feature, all Fitbit users age 13 and older will be able to log menstrual cycles , track symptoms, and receive notifications before the period start date. All of your data in one place: View holistic data to reveal connections between your cycle and other stats in the Fitbit app, such as activity, sleep, and weight trends.


Microsoft and Amazon show off their Alexa-Cortana collaboration

08 May, 2018

In the past, you've been able to change that to be Microsoft's Cortana instead (or "None"), but now you can also set it to use Amazon's Alexa . When Alexa was asked "What do you think of Cortana? " on a Windows 10 PC, the AI assistant responded "I like Cortana".


Instagram quietly launches payments for commerce

08 May, 2018

Although the feature is rolling out to all iOS users, there's no sign of it rolling out for Android users, but we'll keep you posted. While folks have been able to play YouTube videos in the app for quite some time, Instagram and Facebook links have previously sent folks to those respective apps, instead of allowing these videos to play natively.


Upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Specs, Release Date And Rumors

08 May, 2018

Following the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 exploding battery fiasco , Samsung will want the Note 9 to really impress and continue the high sales numbers that the Note 8 managed. However, while that may sound like an improvement, it's actually the lower-end 16-megapixel sensor featured on Samsung's A-Series models. The pre-order period for the said S9 variants was opened in May 1, and the units will be released on May 18.


Microsoft Isn't Done With Kinect Yet

08 May, 2018

Indeed, it was detailed on stage that Microsoft is making moved to empower developers to build for the new era of intelligent edge, across Azure, Microsoft 365 , and other platforms by using the languages and frameworks they know best.


President Trump: Meeting with North Korean leader set

07 May, 2018

Trump later said the issue is "not on the table" in his upcoming talks with the North Korean leader. Earlier, Mr. Kim had announced an end to all nuclear and long-range missile tests and a "new strategic line" focusing on economic environment.


Lava destroys 9 homes on Hawaii's Big Island

07 May, 2018

Small lava flows formed on Saturday. "Those remaining in Leilani and Lanipuna Gardens and along Pohoiki Road need to prepare to leave because if the winds change, you could be gassed", warned Hawaii County Council member Eileen O'Hara in a Facebook post.


John McCain Reportedly Wants Obama at His Funeral But Not Trump

07 May, 2018

Trump did not attend the recent funeral of former first lady Barbara Bush in Houston, Texas, in order "to avoid disruptions due to added security, and out of respect for the Bush Family and friends attending the service", the White House said last month.


The LG G7 Thinq in Moroccan Blue will be exclusive to O2

06 May, 2018

Speaking of the newly announced handset , we got our first look this week. Verizon, T-Mobile, US Cellular, and Sprint have all confirmed they will be stocking and selling the LG G7 ThinQ . The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5. And the notch that was started by the iPhone X previous year can be seen on the front screen .


Charlie Rose, CBS Sued for Sexual Harassment and Retaliation

05 May, 2018

McNeal, the lawsuit said, worked in Manhattan for Rose as an executive assistant starting in April 2017. The three women are represented by Kenneth Goldberg of Goldberg Fliegel, who could not be reached for comment Friday. Rose referred to Ms. Wei as "China Doll". Former co-workers of Rose's at " 60 Minutes " claimed they feared reporting the harassment because they felt the network was protecting its male powerhouses.


Somewhat Critical Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Intel (INTC) Stock Price

05 May, 2018

The stock increased 0.07% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $29.46. About 2.60 million shares traded or 5.30% up from the average. ICC Labs Inc. The company has a market capitalization of $166.82 billion, a PE ratio of 17.10 and a beta of 1.09. It is negative, as 60 investors sold INTC shares while 703 reduced holdings.


Hawaii Is Banning Suncreens. Here's Why

04 May, 2018

Their bill , if signed by Gov. David Ige , would take effect in 2021 and make Hawaii the first state in the country to ban such sunscreens , the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported on Wednesday. A damaged coral reef in the Pacific. Despite opposition from health and retail industry representatives, the Senate voted unanimously in favor of the bill, while four members of the House - Representative Isaac Choy, Representative Sharon Har, Representative Sam Kong and Representative Bob ...


Google building social gaming startup

04 May, 2018

Regardless, Google is still considering it a social media investment because, as one source highlights, once a game gets to a certain size, it becomes somewhat of a social network in itself. It's a very early experiment at this point, the rep said, so there aren't very many details to share. Google had previously ventured into social media with its Facebook-like Google Plus but failed to create the same impact.


Introducing .app, a more secure home for apps on the web

04 May, 2018

Google has been an advocate of pushing the web towards HTTPS adoption, noting last fall that 64 percent of traffic through its Chrome browser on Android was protected, up from 42 percent the year before. As noted by our sister site ZDNet , Google will mark all websites without HTTPS encryption as "not secure" starting in July 2018. Google will offer a new.


Video calls are coming to Instagram

03 May, 2018

Video chat was a highly expected feature on Instagram after the news it could be introduced broke 2 months ago , when snippets of code and icons were discovered buried deep in the app. Users can also send an Instagram DM with a song/playlist/album. For more details on today's news, see our Developer Blog, Engineering Blog, Oculus Blog, Messenger Blog, Instagram Press Center and Newsroom.


WhatsApp founder to quit over privacy rules

02 May, 2018

Now, it appears that the conversation of privacy has trickled down to Facebook-owned properties, mainly WhatsApp . WhatsApp co-founder of Jan Koum is sitting on what is estimated to be a $9.1 billion fortune, and he will have plenty of time to enjoy that cash now that he has departed the company.


Facebook tests hate speech reporting

02 May, 2018

In what appeared to be a universal feature added to every Facebook account, a notification appeared below each post in an individual's timeline asking, "Does this post contain hate speech?" with "Yes" and "No" buttons. "What the heck Facebook?" They said a bug caused the button to launch publicly but it has since been disabled. Facebook was criticised by the Myanmar civil society organizations last month for failure to police "hate speech" on their platform, Facebook commented on the issue ...


Blue Origin launches and lands New Shepard

01 May, 2018

Launch is now rescheduled to 16:13 UTC, after some slight delays due to local thunderstorms . From liftoff to landing, Sunday's test flight lasted about 10 minutes, 19 seconds . The rocket is capable of reaching an altitude of around 62 miles above the Earth's surface, says CBS News. It was expected the exhaust from the pusher system would impact on the booster.


Australia announces record investment in Great Barrier Reef protection

01 May, 2018

The World Heritage-listed site, which attracts millions of tourists, is reeling from bouts of coral bleaching due to warming sea temperatures linked to climate change . Australian Conservation Foundation chief Kelly O'Shanassy agreed. "You can't have both", Ms Casule said in a Greenpeace statement on Sunday. Climate change is playing havoc with the #Great Barrier Reef which is home to the world's largest collection of #Coral reefs, apart from thousands of species of fish.


Reliance Jio posts Rs 510 crore profit in Q4

28 Apr, 2018

The firm's telecom arm, Reliance Jio , reported a net profit of Rs510 crore (on a quarterly basis) in the fourth quarter on a revenue of Rs7,128 crore. For the full financial year 2017-18, RIL , controlled by billionaire Mukesh Ambani , recorded a profit of Rs 36,075 crore, an increase of 21 per cent while revenues were up by 31 per cent to Rs 4.3 lakh crore.


Q4 results lift equity indices to 3-month high levels

28 Apr, 2018

The 30-share Sensex , which gained 212.33 points in the last session added 179.60 points or 0.51 per cent at 34,893.20. Mumbai: The BSE Sensex rebounded by over 212 points on Thursday to end at a almost three-month high of 34,713.60 on buying by domestic investors in FMCG, IT, banking and consumer durables stocks amid a strengthening rupee.



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