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FCC chairman reveals plan to kill net neutrality


Democrats and internet companies said the rules are needed to prevent broadband providers from favoring their business partners' offerings, or their own video and other content. "This proposal undoes almost two decades of bipartisan agreement on baseline net neutrality principles that protect Americans' ability to access the entire internet", it said. Read More »

Google Job Search Results Now Include Salary Data or Estimates


However, when an employer does list a specific salary, Google Search will compare the figure to an estimated range, thereby helping job hunters decide whether it's worth applying for a role. Between this and the other additions, it's evident that Google wants to be a central destination for job search help. You can also post your job listing on a list of sites (like LinkedIn, ZipRecruiter, and Glassdoor, among others) already integrated with Google's job searching service to avoid the ... Read More »

Bungie Reveal Curse of Osiris Details During Stream


A Raid Lair is a "Raid activity", according to Bungie, offering up "new encounters, new puzzles, new loot [and] completely new places to explore". Oh hell yeah. Inside the Infinite Forest are "trees" which are really giant monuments that will allows us to see different times, future and past. Players who purchased the expansion pass will have access to Curse of Osiris as well as the unnamed second expansion slated to release next Spring. Read More »

GameStop just suspended its PowerPass program


GameStop announced a used game subscription service in late October that sounded nearly too good to be true. "We are working through some of the program limitations we have identified to ensure the PowerPass subscription service delivers an exceptional experience for our customers", a spokesperson said in an email. Read More »

Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 is Coming and, Dear God, So Much Power!


The reason why tne 2019 ZR1 makes additional power over the Z06 is because it employs a new, intercooled 2.65-liter Eaton supercharger with 52 percent more displacement. "As the highest-performing Corvette ever, the ZR1's design supports its capability in every way", said Kirk Bennion, Exterior Design manager. Based on the seventh-generation Corvette coupe, the ZR1 gets a reworked front bumper with larger air inlets and a small carbon fibre winglets that help generate more grip at ... Read More »

Pixel 2 XL: New problem prevents Google phone screen from registering touches


Pixel 2 XL users say their handsets are failing to register taps alongside the edges of the touchscreen, possibly due to an overly aggressive accidental touch protection system. The good news is that Google has acknowledged the issue and will sort it out in a future OTA update. These include cases of burn-ins , green lines , and flashing screens . Read More »

Here's the full specs of the OnePlus 5T


If we talk about the leaks, the OnePlus 5T gained back its 3.5 mm AudioJack which is not present on the OnePlus 5 smartphone. OnePlus regularly places a focus on the price of its phones, putting them well below the cost of competing flagships. Read More »

Online travel review site TripAdvisor confirms willingness to publish rape report


The popular site has begun marking hotels where sexual assaults have been reported with red badges, which urge site visitors to do some additional research before booking their stay. TripAdvisor is also rolling out a new policy on communicating with users about why reviews or forum posts are rejected. The Journal Sentinel reported the company had repeatedly removed a post by Love from 2010 in which she said she had been raped by a security guard at Iberostar Paraiso Maya. Read More »

The Millennium Falcon Is Hidden Near a Golf Course in Rural England

It has spent decades travelling to galaxies far, far away, but the Millennium Falcon has been spotted somewhere a little more down to earth - next to the M3 in Surrey. The Falcon has appeared in the trailer for the eighth instalment in the Star Wars saga, with Luke Skywalker seen going back aboard for the first time since Return of the Jedi. Read More »

Disney plots Star Wars series for 'Netflix killer'


The House of Mouse will also develop an original live-action Star Wars TV series for its direct-to-consumer SVOD service . Star Wars: The Last Jedi is due out in theaters on December 15. The company's overall Q4 revenue slid 3% to US$12.8 billion versus the same quarter a year ago. "It'll have a lot of high-quality content because of the brands and the franchises that will be on it that we've talked about". Read More »

Trump once trashed China. Now, they're friends


Chatting over cups of tea, Trump showed Xi a video of his granddaughter Arabella Kushner singing in Mandarin and reciting classical Chinese poetry, prompting Xi to compliment her performance as worthy of an "A+", Chinese state media said. Xi has emerged more powerful after the party's 19th Congress last month, and experts said he will be emboldened to continue his consolidation of power. Read More »

Here's How to Fix That Weird iPhone Glitch


Based on personal experience, though, you'd be wise to make sure Siri understands that you're saying $15 instead of $50 before you let the cash go. That prevents a thief from sending cash. Send money for books to your son in college. Send and receive from across the table - or across the country. Within week's period, you can transfer up to $20,000 to your bank. Read More »

Intel and AMD are forming an unholy laptop chip alliance


In this case, this collaboration with AMD will enable thinner, lighter and more powerful notebook PCs that are as little as 11mm thick (although Intel contends that 16mm or less is the prime target). This small intelligent bridge allows information to be passed in extremely close proximity while also eliminating various manufacturing and design complexities. Read More »

Shilpa Shinde and Vikas Gupta get into an intense fight again


In this week's luxury budget task given by Bigg Boss , the rivalry of both Vikas and Shilpa reached another level as there was direct competition between the two. Vikas's employee Priyank switches his team and joins Shilpa's team. The controversial show, which kickstarted on October 1, has completed a month today and, arch-rivals Shilpa and Vikas are giving it all to stay ahead in the game. Read More »

Aston Martin Vanquish S Ultimate unveiled

It's likely to be the final Aston Martin produced to be powered by Aston's 5.9-litre naturally-aspirated V12 making 443kW, with the next version to use either the new 5.2L twin-turbocharged V12 or the Mercedes-AMG sourced biturbo V8. Chestnut Tan leather with Obsidian Black accents and cuprum carbon fibre facia are the major highlights. Finally, the third Designer Theme consists of White Gold exterior paint with Bronze accents, standing out against the carbon-fibre exterior trims. Read More »

Ghost Of Tsushima Sees Feudal Japan Versus The Mongol Empire


The studio behind the Infamous franchise is back, this time with an action-adventure Samurai game entitled Ghost of Tsushima . These are all speculations though depending on what we see, so we must wait for more information by Sony . Sucker Punch, the studio behind Sly Cooper and Infamous , have revealed that their next project will be an open-world action game called Ghost of Tsushima . Read More »

Daredevil Season 3 Will Feature the Return of Kingpin


Douglas Petrie and Marco Ramirez were showrunners for Season 2 of Daredevil , with both moving on to handle the same duties on Marvel's The Defenders . Season 3 is expected to draw inspiration from the famous " Born Again " Daredevil comic book storyline, in particular. As originally told by Miller and Mazzucchelli, " Born Again " began with the systematic destruction of Matt Murdock's life after Fisk discovered that he was Daredevil . Read More »

Metal Gear Survive comes out in February


The European release is scheduled two days after, on February 22, 2018. According to Konami the game is set in an alternate universe involving a wormhole that sucks the the player and other Militaires Sans Frontières soldiers into this new world. Read More »

Injustice 2 is coming to PC this year

Well, Warner Bros. and NetherRealm Studios are rectifying this problem with a PC release of the game. The game will available via Steam and the Windows Store later this Autumn. Several days ago, the game director was asked about the possibility of the game being released on the hybrid console, the Nintendo Switch. The two other characters included in the Fighter Pack 2 are Black Manta and Raiden . Read More »

You can now send and receive money with PayPal in Facebook Messenger

The integration is rolling out for customers residing in the United States. "In addition to enabling P2P payments with PayPal in Messenger , we are also introducing our first-ever PayPal customer service bot for Messenger , so PayPal customers can seamlessly receive payment and account support directly in the app", said Bill Ready, PayPal's chief operating officer. Read More »

Why are Modi & BJP taking credit for projects we started, says Cong


He said, in the last 22 years, BJP governments brought all round development in Gujarat and the identity of the state is known for its development. "I as the chief minister of Gujarat had offered to take responsibility of reconstructing areas surrounding Kedarnath temple in the aftermath of 2013 tragedy". Read More »

Congress seeks transparent online political spending with Honest Ads Act


Late last month, after Warner first floated the bill, Burr said it was too soon to discuss legislation and that the hearing will "explore for the first time any holes that might exist in social media platform regulation or campaign law". John McCain of Arizona, who is the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee. Klobuchar said that "we all know that Russian threats to our national security don't always involve traditional weapons of war". Read More »

Alphabet's CapitalG invests $1 billion in Lyft


The falling out dates back to a year ago when Kalanick became convinced that Waymo meant to deploy its robotic cars in a rival ride-hailing service. The ride sharing giant announced on Thursday it has raised $1 billion in a new investment round, led by Alphabet's CapitalG investment fund, pushing the San Francisco-based company's valuation to $11 billion. Read More »

Xbox One Fall 2017 Update launching for everyone


The biggest addition is of course the new home screen where every part is customisable . A redesigned Guide makes it easier to see which friends are playing the same game as you, and it also provides access to tournaments and invitations. Read More »

Oil platform explodes on Lake Pontchartrain near Kenner


It's owned by Clovelly Oil Co. of New Orleans, which has been working the lake's oil field since the early 1970s, company spokesman Tim O'Leary said. Officials said one person was believed to be unaccounted for. Officials say the platform is about a mile and a half from the Kenner Boat Launch. The Kenner government Facebook page said authorities on the scene reported that cleaning chemicals had ignited on the structure, but the company said the cause of the blast was unknown. Read More »

Honor 6C Pro unveiled with modest specs and sleek design


Coming to the battery department, the device is incarnated with a 3000 mAh Li-ion non-user replaceable battery with normal charging capability via micro USB port. Alongside the launch of the 8 Pro, the company also launched the mid-range Honor 6C in the region. Other features of the new device include a dual 16MP and 2MP rear camera system and 8MP front-facing camera, 4GB of RAM, a Kirin 659 processor, and Android Nougat as its operating system. Read More »

Federation Internationale de Football Association U-17 World Cup Day 7 Schedule and Live Streaming


India's U-17 side faced the heaviest defeat of their Federation Internationale de Football Association U-17 World Cup campaign on Thursday as they went down 4-0 to two-time tournament winners Ghana. The United States advanced to the round of 16 at the Under-17 World Cup despite losing 3-1 to Colombia yesterday. Jeakson Singh Thounaojam (15) scoring India's goal vs Colombia. Read More »

Nokia scraps VR camera division - over 300 employees affected

Currently, 1,090 employees are working in the Nokia unit and potential cuts are expected to affect the rest of the staff in Finland , Britain and United States. Nokia informed about its decision in a press release , saying it will "maintain commitments" to existing Ozo customers. Nokia demonstrated OZO's capabilities in a live performance by the band Best Coast at the event in late 2015, broadcast in full 3D 360 VR from the roof of the Capitol Records building in Hollywood to ... Read More »

How Smart Speakers Differ Pricewise


It can also automatically tune to volume based on the type of audio that is fed out of the speakers, and increase or reduce the volume according to what's happening around it. The Home Mini is covered in a new fabric-like material that was developed specifically for it. "Two custom 0.7" tweeters complete the package. Max has the inventively named smart sound, which is exactly how it sounds. Read More »

Microsoft Has Given Up On Trying to Make Windows Phones a Thing


It's just that Microsoft never confirmed it until recently. "But building new features/hw aren't the focus", posted Belfiore. Windows 10 Mobile is still supported and isn't "dead" as such. Note that this change only applies to the PC version of the OS. The company is estimated to have sold less than 1 million smartphones in 2016. Most of these workers had previously been employed by Nokia , which Microsoft had acquired back in 2014. Read More »

Mr. Smith goes to Washington: Former Equifax CEO testifies before House committee


Earlier this month, the credit reporting company announced that crucial, identifying information belonging to almost half the country may have been compromised, including birth dates, home addresses and Social Security numbers. But he said, "I don't think I can pass a law that, excuse me for saying, fixes stupid". Warren said this business mix creates a conflict of interest by making Equifax responsible for protecting consumer data while allowing it to profit from consumers' attempts to ... Read More »

Senate Intel Heads Say Trump-Russia Collusion Still an Open Question


WASHINGTON -The Senate Intelligence Committee is still investigating possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation in the 2016 presidential election, according to the GOP leader of the panel. Also questioned were senior executives of social media companies such as Facebook and Twitter, which displayed numerous Russian-supported advertisements that were meant to exacerbate divisions among voters on hot-button issues before the election. Read More »

The SNES Classic Has Launched - And It Went Better Than Expected


Not only did you likely have one in your room when you were young, it's probably making you wonder if you'll experience the same frustrations the last time a mini console was released by Nintendo. You can find the app in the app store with searching for just for "i4u". As previously stated, Star Fox 2 has never been released before. (You'll need to play the first level of the original " Star Fox " game to unlock the sequel). Read More »

Twitter to double character limit to 280


The test for 280 characters will be conducted for an unspecified period of time and will cover all languages except Korean, Chinese and Japanese. Twitter announced yesterday that it is doubling its character limit. Twitter responded with a pledge to review its policy while noting that "newsworthiness" and public interest must be considered in deciding whether to take down a tweet. Read More »

One killed, six injured in Indian shelling across LoC


Sources said that a Pakistan Army post on the other side of the LoC provided cover fire to the armed intruders by firing mortars and shells. For the past over two months, there have been continued incidents of ceasefire violation by Pakistan on both the LoC and the worldwide border. Read More »