• Development on PUBG has been hindered by anti-cheat efforts
Development on PUBG has been hindered by anti-cheat efforts

According to the PUBG Corporation, very recently the PUBG Updates have had delays and that they say is because the team's resources were focused on cheat blocking and prevention. One such method to help with this is ping-based matchmaking, which would "divide the matching pool depending on ping", describes PUBG Corp . Today's test patch ...

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  • Apple looking to buy cobalt direct from miners
Apple looking to buy cobalt direct from miners

Apple is now holding talks with miners about obtaining cobalt for use in iPhone batteries , Bloomberg reported. An electric auto battery uses one thousand times more refined cobalt than a smartphone does, therefore meaning that it's actually the automobile industry which is taking up cobalt supplies.

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  • Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau begins weeklong India visit
Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau begins weeklong India visit

Trudeau along with his wife Sophie and three children land at the Delhi airport and were greeted by the minister of state for agriculture Gajendra Singh Shekhawat and Indian ambassador to Canada Vikas Swarup. Briefing about his interactions with the Indian business leaders, he said prospects of Canadian investments in India were also discussed, esp...

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  • U.S. women blank Finland, advance to Olympic hockey final
U.S. women blank Finland, advance to Olympic hockey final

It entered having been outscored 22-1 in four previous losses. "Those games don't matter". Korea attacked in formation, set up in front of the Swedish net, blocked shots in their own zone and occasionally shoved opponents into the boards, shows of discipline and hunger missing from other games.

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  • Swype For Android Has Been Officially Discontinued
Swype For Android Has Been Officially Discontinued

The app was launched back in 2013 and is still popular. Swype Keyboard was one of the first few 3rd party keyboards available on Google Plays Store . The iOS app was confirmed to be discontinued on this ZenDesk post. However, it would hardly make any sense since the keyboard is no longer in development.

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  • Moscow may block Youtube, Instagram due to latest Navalny video
Moscow may block Youtube, Instagram due to latest Navalny video

Soon after, Deripaska hit Navalny with a court order for the removal of 14 Instagram posts and seven YouTube videos. Russia's communications regulator Roskomnadzor then blacklisted the materials. "It's impossible for internet providers to block certain pages on Instagram and YouTube", and they'll have to block the services unless the material s...

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  • Google launches Gmail Go for Android
Google launches Gmail Go for Android

We've asked Google for more information about the app's feature set, and what exactly is it that Go does to reduce the burden on low-end smartphones. That doesn't mean someone with, say, an older Android device might not want a more frugal version of Gmail to maximize the use they get out of their phone without needing to upgrade.

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  • Trump budget would privatize USA space station operations
Trump budget would privatize USA space station operations

Under Trump's proposed budget, Washington would pull governmental funding and instead provide a budget of $150 million (122 million euros) to encourage the involvement of private enterprise in the ISS . Cochair of the WFIRST research team, David Spergel, who is an astrophysicist at the Princeton University, thinks that it is bad that space astro...

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  • Qualcomm samples 2 Gbps LTE modem
Qualcomm samples 2 Gbps LTE modem

Catering to the growing demand for high-speed data access, Qualcomm has unveiled the Snapdragon X24 as its newest LTE modem for mobile devices. The X24 modem won't make it into a smartphone until 2019, so no: you won't be seeing this thing in your shiny new Snapdragon 845 device.

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  • NASA probe
NASA probe "New Horizons" snaps farthest-ever photo from Earth

Interplanetary station, New Horizons has established a record, having received images of celestial bodies with the maximum available distance from the Earth to date. NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is making history again, this time one-upping the legendary Voyager 1 . But they're arguably among the most unbelievable photographic images ever.

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  • Google brings Snapchat Stories to the web through its AMP scheme
Google brings Snapchat Stories to the web through its AMP scheme

Rather than the data that was most recent when the email was sent, it could be updated depending on what's current when you actually open the message. Content published under it will be a mix of images, videos, text and can be scrolled through by tapping either the left or right side. Users can find the stories by searching for one of the parti...

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  • Apple's HomePod User Guide Tells You Everything About the Smart Speaker
Apple's HomePod User Guide Tells You Everything About the Smart Speaker

Finally, the HomePod is yet another major brick in Apple's walled garden. You don't have to manually tune it, as, say, with the Sonos One. The New York Times: "Apple's speaker is certainly an impressive piece of hardware". Built with an A8 chip that acts as the brain of the speaker, the HomePod easily transforms from speaker to home assis...

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  • Apple AirPod nearly blows up in man's ear
Apple AirPod nearly blows up in man's ear

You can see flame damage", Colon told the station. "This looks like this was the battery", Colon said when explaining the malfunction to 8 On Your Side. The truly wireless headphones from Apple have been a huge success. They're surprisingly good at staying put within your ear, and the battery life is commendable.

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  • New iOS 11.3 Feature Slow Down Your Processors - Turn It Off!
New iOS 11.3 Feature Slow Down Your Processors - Turn It Off!

In line with what the company told customers previous year, Apple's Public Policy Vice President Cynthia Hogan reiterated to Thune that the upcoming iOS 11 .3 update will give users "greater visibility into the health of their iPhones". In response, the company discounted replacement batteries , which fix the problem, from $79 to $29. While i...

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  • Tesla expects Model 3 production to hit delayed target
Tesla expects Model 3 production to hit delayed target

Bluestein R H & Company increased Alphabet Inc Cl C stake by 660 shares to 80,819 valued at $77.51 million in 2017Q3. However, loss for the quarter were narrower than what Wall Street analysts expected, as revenues also trumped estimates .

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  • PS4 System Software 5.50 Beta Key Features Confirmed
PS4 System Software 5.50 Beta Key Features Confirmed

This feature will allow family managers (and adult family members who are set as guardians) to manage PS4 playtime for child family members on PSN. The family manager/guardian can log into the account and set the playable hours. Hiding apps: This convenience allows the user to disappear certain apps they won't be using again, reducing menu clu...

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  • Meet Your New Nightmare: Ancient Spider With A Tail Preserved in Amber
Meet Your New Nightmare: Ancient Spider With A Tail Preserved in Amber

Today's spiders can sense the environment in a multitude of ways, such feeling vibrations on their webs. Selden said the spider's remote habitat made it possible that tailed descendants may still be alive in Myanmar's backcountry to this day.

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  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is releasing later this year
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is releasing later this year

Today, a credible insider source Marcus Sellars - the man who accurately leaked information about Dark Souls Remastered and Nintendo Labs, reveals that this year's Call of Duty from Treyarch is going to be called Call of Duty: Black Ops 4.

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  • Far Cry 5 Season Pass Brings Aliens and Far Cry 3
Far Cry 5 Season Pass Brings Aliens and Far Cry 3

While DLC usually expands the game's story or adds multiplayer content, this Season Pass is sure to raise a few eyebrows. More details on the three DLC adventures will be received shortly. First up is Hours of Darkness , in which players will travel back to the Vietnam War to do battle against Viet Cong soldiers. Ubisoft have unveiled ...

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  • Spotify Tests Free Pandora-Like 'Stations' Playlist App
Spotify Tests Free Pandora-Like 'Stations' Playlist App

Instead, when they choose to go with this new service they can easily listen to all the playlists they have created so far, choose to listen to available playlists based on the genre of the song and tap into trending numbers. The idea behind the app is simple: it can be hard to figure out what you want to listen to sometimes, so the Stations app ...

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  • Pompeo Says Nothing 'Untoward' in Meeting Russian Intel Chiefs
Pompeo Says Nothing 'Untoward' in Meeting Russian Intel Chiefs

Did any White House or National Security Council official meet with Naryshkin? A January 2017 US intelligence report concluded that Russian Federation conducted an influence campaign of hacking and other measures aimed at swinging the 2016 presidential vote to Trump over his Democratic challenger, Hillary Clinton.

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  • Facebook will focus on meaningful connections, Mark Zuckerberg says
Facebook will focus on meaningful connections, Mark Zuckerberg says

Zuckerberg said that people spent "roughly 50 million hours" per day less on Facebook last quarter. It had 184 million daily users in this region in the quarter, down from 185 million in the prior quarter. In his announcement, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg , informed users that in the coming weeks and months they will see less public content ...

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  • Turkey detains medics for speaking against Syria offensive
Turkey detains medics for speaking against Syria offensive

They added that the crew was "slightly injured". At least 63 more militants have been "neutralized" in Turkey's "Operation Olive Branch" in Syria, the Turkish General Staff said on January 31. Two people were taken to hospital after the attack and one, 17-year-old Fatma Avlar, died from her wounds. The attacks have so far killed four ...

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  • Nintendo Ups Outlook Again As Switch Sales Numbers Hit Nearly 15M Units
Nintendo Ups Outlook Again As Switch Sales Numbers Hit Nearly 15M Units

Nintendo's board of directors have upped their expectations from 14 to 15 million consoles sold in the fiscal year ending March 31, 2018. To beef-up the sales Nintendo will fuel more 17.74 Million Switch units by March 2018. Profits also came in at an eight-year-high of ¥116.5bn (£1.3bn), marking a whopping year-over-year increase of 261 per ce...

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  • Talking killer whale verifies orcas' ability to mimic human sounds
Talking killer whale verifies orcas' ability to mimic human sounds

They studied a female named Wikie at Marineland Aquarium in Antibes, France . Orcas can say "hello", "bye-bye" and "one-two-three", while the voice doesn't make a flawless mimicry, but sounds impressively identifiable. Based on the success of the killer whale experiment, the research team is claiming that genuine conversations with Wikie mig...

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  • Alonso: 'Daytona better F1 preparation than going to the gym!'
Alonso: 'Daytona better F1 preparation than going to the gym!'

Alonso linked up with United Autosports , the team co-chaired by McLaren boss Zak Brown , for the 24-hour race, joining up with McLaren reserve driver and F2 rookie Lando Norris and Phil Hanson . All hope of a strong result was lost when Alonso suffered his first brake failure, which consigned the vehicle to the garage for 40 minutes. "In 201...

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  • EA confirms new Battlefield for October 2018; Anthem delayed to 2019
EA confirms new Battlefield for October 2018; Anthem delayed to 2019

Perhaps the least surprising thing to come from the investors call is the heavily rumored delay for Anthem . The Kotaku report made BioWare's situation sound troubling, but Jorgensen's statement actually fits well with EA's recent past experience.

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  • Here's How You Can Worship The Super Blue Blood Moon Tonight
Here's How You Can Worship The Super Blue Blood Moon Tonight

Let's break it down piece by piece. A supermoon takes place when the moon is at its closest point to earth during its elliptical orbit - this makes it appear 14 per cent larger than when it is at its further point and this has happened once already this year.

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  • Microsoft Steps In to Correct Errant Intel Patch on Windows
Microsoft Steps In to Correct Errant Intel Patch on Windows

Along with the turn-it-off update , Microsoft also published instructions for manually disabling the defenses against the pertinent Spectre vulnerability . "Our own experience is that system instability can in some circumstances cause data loss or corruption ". Microsoft recently released an emergency Windows patch in order to disable...

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  • What is a 'super blue blood moon'?
What is a 'super blue blood moon'?

Once in a blue moon there's a reason to get up in the middle of the night. Because of the timing of the full moons, February will not have one and March will have two. APOCALYPSE THEN What is the blood moon prophecy and what were the end times theories? Because of that ellipse shape, every month the moon has a minimum distance to the Earth at jus...

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  • Starbucks' (SBUX)
Starbucks' (SBUX) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Oppenheimer

Tirschwell & Loewy Inc who had been investing in Starbucks for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $82.27 billion market cap company. Ford stock fell almost 4% yesterday as traders panned the company's mixed fourth-quarter report.

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  • BJP setting country on fire: Rahul on 'Padmaavat' row
BJP setting country on fire: Rahul on 'Padmaavat' row

Talking to reporters, AICC spokesperson Priyanka Chaturvedi, strongly condemning Wednesday's incident of stone pelting at a school bus in Gurugram carrying children by those protesting against the release of " Padmaavat ", said, 'The BJP is playing politics on the issue and has ignored its primary responsibility of maintaining law and order'.

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  • Jio launches lowest rental of Rs 49 for feature phone users
Jio launches lowest rental of Rs 49 for feature phone users

Under a recently revised plan, Airtel subscribers can access 1.4 GB data per day if they recharge by INR 199, INR 448 and INR 509. The JioPhone is a contract-based phone that will be bundled with a Jio plan. The shares of two telecom majors, Bharti Airtel and Idea cellular tanked around 6 per cent over a surprise republic day offer by Mukesh Am...

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  • GDC Survey Shows More Devs Interested In Nintendo Switch, Including Loot Boxes
GDC Survey Shows More Devs Interested In Nintendo Switch, Including Loot Boxes

The organizers of GDC 2018 made public the results of the survey made to developers and the results reflect that interest in the new Nintendo console, Switch , increased significantly. GDC also found that more and more developers plan to introduce loot boxes into their titles, which is not positive news for the industry. Almost half of respondents...

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  • Apple's smart speaker to arrive at February 9
Apple's smart speaker to arrive at February 9

It also means you'll get to use Amazon's Alexa smart voice assistant, which has proven to be more capable than Apple's Siri assistant. The speaker-maker announced Thursday that it would offer two of its critically lauded Sonos One smart speakers for $349 - the same price as a single Apple HomePod .

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