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Rainbow Six Siege Year 3 Detailed, New Co-Op Mode Incoming


Year 3 will kick off with Operation Chimera which adds two operators who are specialists in biohazard situations. This will be live for four weeks and will include a selection of exclusive cosmetics available during the event. Season 2 will be one of the more typical seasons following the co-op event in the first, and this season's content will be centered around Italy. Year three will feature four full season and, for the first time, a new co-op limited time co-op event. Read More »

Things to Know About the Electric Tesla Semi Truck


However, while a shiny, fast red Roadster has got everyone excited, production of the company's first "affordable" vehicle, the Model 3 , is behind schedule due to factory delays. Tesla has unveiled its first articulated electric lorry with production due to begin in the USA in 2019. Demand for electric trucks is expected to grow over the next decade as the U.S., Europe and China all tighten their emissions regulations. Read More »

Microsoft targets 75% cut in carbon emissions by 2030


Among them, the United States is expected to see a 0.4 percent decline in emissions this year, and the European Union 0.2 percent. Increases in coal use in China and the USA are expected this year, reversing their decreases since 2013, it added. Read More »

Secretive SpaceX 'Zuma' still a 'go' to launch from KSC tonight


Since earning certification from the Air Force to launch national security payloads-typically spy satellites and military communications satellites-SpaceX has flown two military missions. It launched a classified payload for the National Reconnaissance Office in May and an Air Force space plane in September. One is the moment when the rocket lands back on Earth, and the other is the moment when the payload successfully separates in space . Read More »

Results: Face ID doesn't exactly have a full vote of confidence


According to Bkav the experiment began right after iPhone X was released. Although Apple says Face ID is more secure than Touch ID, this raises questions about the possibility of false positives not only happening with twins and siblings around the same age, but with people of different sexes and significantly different ages. Read More »

Facing Historic Reddit Backlash, EA Cuts Cost of Star Wars Hero Unlocks

Darth Vader , Luke Skywalker , Chewbacca, Princess Leia , Emperor Palpatine, and Iden Versio found themselves behind a paywall that would have cost players tens of thousands of credits per hero. PEDESTRIAN.TV Tech Editor Matt Hopkins wrote " most games these days include some kind of loot system, but the majority are for aesthetic enhancements only ". Read More »

Microsoft reveals big discounts on its Surface Pro, Laptop, and Mixed Reality


Another great option is the Surface Laptop , you can save $199 with the purchase of Surface Laptop and the new Harmon Kardon Invoke speaker. Both will also come bundled with the Black Type Cover. That's a very good deal as you'll get a free month of subscription to Xbox Game Pass and a free game of your choice as well. Microsoft is additionally offering HP's Windows Mixed Reality headset for just $299 ($100 off) close by various groups for headsets with PCs and portable workstations. Read More »

Qualcomm rejects Broadcom's buyout bid

With that amount of money, one has to imagine that Qualcomm at least considered the offer. The deal has been delayed by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States, which investigates proposed acquisitions of US companies by foreign buyers on national security and intellectual property grounds. Read More »

Twitter doesn't even know what "verification" means anymore


Twitter argues that the decision to verify a user is based on authenticating that user's identity (and to avoid mix-ups with parody or troll accounts) and is in no way an endorsement of that user. More recently, an applications process was opened up by which accounts could state why they might justify verification, expanding massively the range of people who could potentially be verified. Read More »

Nintendo Switch is getting its first video streaming app with Hulu


Nintendo's previous console, the Wii U, had access to Netflix, Hulu and Youtube, and Nintendo's biggest competitors, the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, also have several video streaming services. While playing the hottest games like Super Mario Odyssey , you can quickly and easily take the traditional home console experience on the go. It does, however, set a good precedent for other more-worldwide services such as Netflix to come to the console soon. Read More »

Baa-rack! Sheep recognise Obama from photo

Then, during the trials, the sheep were released into a pen where they had to discern between the familiar faces and an object or an unfamiliar face. The research's lead author Prof Jenny Morton said, "What we did is ask whether a sheep could learn to recognise someone from a photograph". Read More »

Lamborghini Unveils All-Electric Terzo Millennio Concept Car


Along with this, the body can also be used as the energy storage medium and comes with self-healing feature (small cracks and dents). The "third millennium" electric vehicle , unveiled today, fuses cutting-edge technology with classic Lamborghini visuals, performance, and "the visceral emotion" of the luxury Italian brand. Read More »

Broadcom is reportedly exploring a massive acquisition of $80 billion Qualcomm


Broadcom representatives are reportedly speaking with advisers regarding a potential deal. Bloomberg , which was the first to report the news, said Broadcom has yet to make a final decision on the move. The Wall Street Journal quickly confirmed the news in its own report . At issue are the licensing fees that Qualcomm charges for patents that cover the basics of how mobile phone systems work. Read More »

Apple looking beyond Qualcomm for smartphone components

Qualcomm sues Apple is a headline which isn't surprising for those who are familiar with a recent string of lawsuits between the two, which have collectively created considerable tension in and out of court. "We continue to see strong growth trends for global 3G/4G device shipments", Chief Executive Steve Mollenkopf said. The mixed messages aren't all that surprising. Read More »

Buy Tesla Inc (TSLA) Regardless Of Earnings Results

The company will also be reducing production of its luxury vehicles, the Model S and Model X, to reallocate those resources to the Model 3. Tesla's negative free cash flow swelled to $1.4 billion, more than analysts had expected. "Model 3 reservation holders may not be thrilled about the fact that they have to wait longer than they thought for their vehicle, but it likely won't cause them to cancel their orders en masse", Caldwell said. Read More »

LTE is coming to the Surface Pro


Surface Pro with LTE Advanced follows on the heels of the recently-announced Surface Book 2 , an updated version of the two-in-one laptop Microsoft first launched in 2015. It has a 12.3-inch PixelSense display and is powered by Intel 7th-gen Kaby lake processor. Some owners also considered the original Surface Book to be rather heavy for a portable device, and the weight remains unchanged for the Surface Book 2 . Read More »

These Spooky Space Sounds Compiled by NASA Will Make Your Skin Crawl


Perhaps one of the weirdest of all is the low rumble of light curve waves from a star known as KIC7671081B, captured by NASA's Kepler space observatory. "Saturn's Radio Emissions " were recorded with the Cassini spacecraft, which recently plunged into the planet's atmosphere, bringing its long mission to an end. Read More »

New Leak Hints At Nov. 16 India Launch For The OnePlus 5T

The leaked images also reveal that the smartphone will flaunt bezel-less display, edge-to-edge display and 18:9 aspect ratio. Considering the extra screen real estate, we might the company's first phone without capacitive keys, with the fingerprint sensor being placed on the back. Read More »

Apple iPhone X Delivery Delays Shed Light On Tight Supply


The iPhone X is available for preorder from Apple and its retail partners in more than 55 countries and territories. Pacific Time and 3:01 a.m. ET for those Apple devotees who wanted to be some of the first to get their hands on the phone that Apple's CEO Tim Cook called the "biggest leap forward since the original iPhone" at its September 12 launch event. Read More »

Stock In Spotlight: Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY)

The stock has advanced 32.70% to a low over the previous 12 months and showed declining move -4.40% to a high over the same period. A ratio of under 1 typically indicates that the shares are undervalued. Jefferies maintained it with "Buy" rating and $121 target in Thursday, August 4 report. The firm has "Buy" rating by Citigroup given on Friday, April 7. Read More »

Apple Pay goes live in Denmark, Finland, Sweden and the UAE


More banks are expected to join and, considering that Apple Pay supports American Express in other regions, it's probably a matter of time before that is also supported in the UAE. Apple Pay is now at more than 50 percent of all retail locations in the USA, including 67 of the top 100 United States retailers. The paper interviewed Sami Karhunen, a business manager at software firm Solinor, who said that when a big bank adopts a payment service like Apple Pay, competing banks will likely ... Read More »

Vodafone, Micromax offer 4G LTE Android smartphone at Rs 999: Details here

To avail the smartphone for Rs 999, customers should only use Vodafone number on the handset. Vodafone says that its new 4G phone will come with an effective price of Rs 999. It is the sixth phone in Micromax's Bharat lineup of devices. Vodafone is the latest player to join the game with Jio (JioPhone), Airtel( Airtel smartphone ), and BSNL( Micromax Bharat 1 ) which offers the most affordable 4G LTE enabled featurephone or smartphone. Read More »

New Google Pixel 2 XL Has A Major OLED Screen Problem


On the bottom section of the smartphone screen in the image, you can clearly see burned-in remains of the navigation bar in the grey section. "The Pixel 2 XL screen has been designed with an advanced POLED technology, including QHD+ resolution, wide color gamut, and high contrast ratio for natural and handsome colors and renderings", Google said in a statement. Read More »

These Xbox 360 games coming for One X launch


In fact, there are now only four titles that will feature this enhanced support when Xbox One X launches. Microsoft will also give all of the games nine times their original pixels compared to the games on the original Xbox console. On the plus side, system link multiplayer is available across different Xbox systems. Some original Xbox titles have now surfaced in the store's " games on demand " section. Read More »

Destiny 2 Leviathan raid getting optional challenges


In addition to the Bungie's hilariously-named error codes, you might also have some issues if you're playing on a tri-screen setup or if you're disabling VSync while running the game at non-native resolutions. Hopefully, Bungie will be able to fix this issue by the beginning of November. As for the Prestige mode for Leviathan Raid and Raid Guided Games , they will be available in the third week following the PC release. Read More »

Nintendo Takes a Third of All September Hardware Sales


Any doubts that Nintendo has clawed its way back to relevance in the video game industry has been shattered by now, with the success of the Nintendo Switch paving the company's path into the future. Ubisoft's Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle was the 7th best selling individual game of the month, with The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild finishing 10th and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe 11th. Read More »

Qualcomm declares Snapdragon 636 mobile podium


This features a modem "Snapdragon X12 4G LTE " to enable the peak download with the speed 600 Mbps. From here, Qualcomm's roadmap aims for carriers to test 5G in 2018, with the first networks to go live in 2019. "We believe our unique expertise and capabilities are well aligned in the commercialization of 5G by delivering the next generation of high performance mobile broadband and IoT solutions". Read More »

Facebook acquires TBH, an anonymous teen compliment app


Lauding the takeover tbh wrote in a statement: "While the last decade of the Internet has been focused on open communication, the next milestone will be around meeting people's emotional needs...." The app lets people anonymously answer kind-hearted multiple-choice questions about friends who then receives the poll results as compliments. Read More »

Now You Can Order Food On Facebook

Facebook has been testing this feature since a year ago and after responding to feedback and adding more partners, the company rolled it out in the USA on iOS, Android and desktop. This is the ability to order food takeout so that hungry FB users will not even need to go away from the website or app. You can also check out what your friends have to say about a restaurant before placing an order. Read More »

Equifax says it's looking into another possible hack


Several hours after Goodin's piece went live, Equifax disabled the page in question, saying it was doing so out of "an abundance of caution" while it investigated the claims. On its website, Equifax's Canadian division says it has not yet mailed out any notices and made clear it would not be making any unsolicited calls or emails about the issue. Read More »

World Cup Host Russia Halted by Team Melli in Friendly


In the days that followed, Mexico sealed top spot in the Central/North American region, then Belgium became the first European nation other than the hosts to qualify. In Africa, there are still three places up for grabs as the third and final round of qualifying enters the last two group games. That leaves two final group stage berths for the 2018 finals still down for decision and they'll be decided by two two-legged play-off games involving countries from Asia ( Australia ), CONCACAF ... Read More »

How to install MovieBox++ on iOS 11 devices without jailbreak


Some conspire that Apple intentionally slows down older iPhone performance with every new iPhone release, a tactic known as "planned obsolescence", in order to encourage iPhone owners with older devices to upgrade to a new device. The handsets don't get slower when a new one comes out, the new study suggests. Save for later feature is also being tested by the users as the giant has started pushing the new update for the testers. Read More »

Overwatch's Halloween Event Is Now Live With New Seasonal Items


There are 50 new cosmetics for this event, on top of last year's items once again being available in the Halloween Terror loot boxes. They also add, "This year, we've added a new endless mode for Junkenstein's Revenge , with leaderboards to commemorate those who last the longest in their fight against the evil doctor". Read More »

Pence: America must be 'dominant in space'


In a statement today, US Vice President Mike Pence stated that NASA will once again put people on the moon, though no time frame for this planned project was given. Above all, Pence stressed that the United States would lead in space again under the Trump administration. In recent years NASA has talked about sending humans to a space station near the Moon but not landing astronauts there. Read More »

U.S. automakers post first monthly sales gain of year in September


Ford said truck sales rose 20 percent, with F-series deliveries topping 80,000 units last month - marking only the third September on record that milestone has been achieved. The Ford Escape SUV, with 5,259 units sold, had its best September on record, up 7 percent. Sales of Armada SUV sales also set a September increased 160% and Titan pickup sales increased 52%. Read More »

Google Launches Home Max and Home Mini Smart Speakers

Users can get it in chalk or charcoal colour options. It is made out of fabric. It has four LED lights to let users know when it is active. In terms of audio, the Home Mini offers 360-degree sound, though it's unlikely to rival the regular Home - or any decent speaker you have at home. Read More »