Tech

Facebook Messenger adds Snapchat-style AR objects

Facebook Messenger adds Snapchat-style AR objects

To access the effects, users can start or open a one-on-one or group conversation and tap the video icon in the top right corner. And here's a hot tip: there's no easier way to let a long-distance fri...

by · Tech

Goldman Sachs Raises Activision Blizzard (NDAQ:ATVI) Stock To a "Buy" Rating

About 4.07 million shares traded. It has outperformed by 31.13% the S&P500. The shares were sold at an average price of $63.64, for a total transaction of $1,257,590.04. The rating was maintained by B...

by · Tech
Overwatch's

Overwatch's "Winter Wonderland" event begins today

As usual, there are new seasonal skins, which we've embedded below. In Yeti Hunt , five players play as Mei and go up against one Winston in a yeti skin, similar to the game Evolve . Blizzard says t...

by · Tech
Russian Athletes 'Prepared To Compete' In Olympics As Neutrals

Russian Athletes 'Prepared To Compete' In Olympics As Neutrals

The world's governing Olympic body stated that not only did it ban Russian Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko and ex-Sports Minister Yury Nagornykh from attending all Olympic events in their official ...

by · Tech
Apple iMac Pro launches December 14: Everything we know

Apple iMac Pro launches December 14: Everything we know

In short, with the T2 bearing more responsibility than its predecessor, the iMac Pro's primary processor will be able to handle primary computing tasks far more quickly. It's certainly an interestin...

by · Tech
What we know about the NYC bombing device

What we know about the NYC bombing device

Neil added the bus and metro services is likely to be normal by the evening. Ullah had strapped the crudely fashioned device to his body with a combination of Velcro and zip ties, police said. His...

by · Tech

The Nintendo Switch is having a killer first year

There's an old adage in video games: Never count Nintendo out. The Nintendo Switch isn't the only gaming system fans are clamoring to get their hands on. Whereas PlayStation 4 owners don't have ...

by · Tech
A free preview of Microsoft's Quantum Development Kit is now available

A free preview of Microsoft's Quantum Development Kit is now available

As you expect, this new SDK is deeply integrated into Visual Studio , so it will be familiar to developers who are already developing applications in other programming languages. Quantum computers a...

by · Tech
Alleged Mi Mix 3 Rear Panel Leaked, Looks Similar To iPhone X

Alleged Mi Mix 3 Rear Panel Leaked, Looks Similar To iPhone X

The most striking difference from the previous generation Mix device is the presence of a dual camera lens. Notably, unlike the Mi Mix 2 that has a single camera, Xiaomi's next bezel-less Mi Mix 3...

by · Tech

BBC launches first voice activated service with Alexa Skill

The BBC skill is available to download and enable now. Last Friday, the Amazon Music Unlimited streaming service and the Echo smart speaker became available in no less than 28 additional count...

by · Tech

Fake Ethereum Wallet App Among Top Finance Apps In Apple's App Store

The developer is listed as Nam Le , and has three other apps on the store. Of course, this story wouldn't be as interesting if the app was what it purported to be. Crypto wallets have become huge...

by · Tech
Salvation Army Displays Giant Red Kettles Around Mansfield

Salvation Army Displays Giant Red Kettles Around Mansfield

Rotarians are ringing the bell for the Salvation Army today and again from 9 a.m.to 8 p.m. December 14, 15 and 16 at Neiman's Family Market in St. Clair. The new effort initially prompted the store ...

by · Tech
HP Patched a keyboard driver that could be used as a keylogger

HP Patched a keyboard driver that could be used as a keylogger

Security researcher Michael Myng was the first to discover the inactive keylogger while attempting modify the backlight levels on an HP laptop keyboard. With another privacy scare now following le...

by · Tech
Samsung Galaxy S9 might come with improved Iris Scanner

Samsung Galaxy S9 might come with improved Iris Scanner

The camera aspects are said to be a 16MP rear camera with OIS and f/1.7 aperture and dual selfie cameras with 16MP and 8MP sensors. "The iris scanner of Samsung's upcoming flagship smartphone Gala...

by · Tech
WhatsApp beta reveals private reply in groups coming soon, PIP mode too

WhatsApp beta reveals private reply in groups coming soon, PIP mode too

In an iOS update, WhatsApp is also working on an option that will allow users to make a group call. Possibly the last set of updates for 2017, WhatsApp is now testing a bunch of new features in ...

by · Tech
Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection contains every Street Fighter ever

Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection contains every Street Fighter ever

Street Fighter II: Hyper Fighting, Super Street Fighter II: Turbo, Street Fighter Alpha 3, and Street Fighter III: 3 Strike are all playable online! Lobbies will support up to four players and each g...

by · Tech

Music to Shazam's ears as Apple reportedly makes $400m offer

Though the deal has not yet been confirmed by both Apple and Shazam , various sources report the deal is worth $400 million and will be signed next week. By eating up Shazam , Apple will be able...

by · Tech
Dokpesi, Adeniran reject outcome of PDP convention

Dokpesi, Adeniran reject outcome of PDP convention

You will recall that i said that the PDP must be the ultimate victor at the end of the contest.God bless the Peoples Democratic Party.Congratulations PDP as i wish all our members the best of luck. Ab...

by · Tech
North Korea says U.S. threats make war unavoidable as China urges calm

North Korea says U.S. threats make war unavoidable as China urges calm

The rising tensions coincide with a rare visit to the isolated North by United Nations political affairs chief Jeffrey Feltman this week, the highest-level UN official to visit North Korea since 2012....

by · Tech
You can now pre-load this weekend's Monster Hunter

You can now pre-load this weekend's Monster Hunter

The beta is available for pre-load now and quests will start from 17.00 GMT / 18.00 CET on Saturday December 9 running through till 17.00 GMT / 18.00 CET on Tuesday 12 December. Although we don't yet ...

by · Tech
EVM-tampering allegation indicates Congress defeat in Gujarat polls: Jaitley

EVM-tampering allegation indicates Congress defeat in Gujarat polls: Jaitley

Several electronic voting machines (EVMs) were replaced after complaints of malfunctioning and tampering of these devices surfaced in the first phase of voting in the Gujarat assembly elections on Sat...

by · Tech
27 arrested in ICE operation targeting criminal aliens, immigration violators in MI

27 arrested in ICE operation targeting criminal aliens, immigration violators in MI

Because of Obama-era policies, ICE Deputy Director Thomas Homan said, officers for the past several years "couldn't enforce the law the way it was written". As a result of the arrests in courthous...

by · Tech
Sony Announce The Last Guardian VR Experience for PlayStation VR

Sony Announce The Last Guardian VR Experience for PlayStation VR

Tonight, Sony announced that the game would be getting a VR experience on PlayStation VR. Sony has been mostly quiet when it comes to the game's sales numbers, but we do know that it under-perform...

by · Tech
'IOC President Met with N. Korea's Olympic Committee Chief'

'IOC President Met with N. Korea's Olympic Committee Chief'

The IOC has said that if Russian athletes competing at the Games abide by all the conditions then it might allow the Russian flag to be used at the closing ceremony. President Vladimir Putin said this...

by · Tech

Apple close to acquiring Shazam

Launched in 2008, Shazam is used more than 20 million times a day. Shazam Entertainment Limited was founded in 1999. The move makes ideal sense for Apple as it looks to boost its own Apple Musi...

by · Tech