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Instagram now lets you do live videos with a friend

Facebook earlier rolled out live video broadcasting to Instagram a year ago where individual users could broadcast themselves to any followers that cared to look. The new option lets users invite one person to join in on their live video. When you mate joins in on the live action the screen will split, gaming style, for your live stream fun to commence. Read More »

United Kingdom lawmakers ask Facebook about Russian-linked Brexit activity


A spokesman told The Sun: "We have received a letter from the Digital, Culture, Media and Sports committee and will respond once we have had the opportunity to review the request". The Tory backbencher, who chairs the committee, highlighted how Facebook has already supplied information on 3,000 Russian-linked adverts to several U.S. Read More »

Xbox One X Games That Will Be Part Of The Enhanced Program


The idea for the trailer is a pretty dope way to get more people interested for the 4k console as it brings everything we expect on a console , and amps it up by promising to deliver the best possible version of it. Several other visual flairs have been enhanced and included across the board. Stay tuned for more on everything Microsoft and gaming!. According to IGN , four Xbox 360 titles will have enhancements specifically for the new gaming system when it arrives next month. Read More »

Alphabet's Project Loon officially launches LTE balloons in Puerto Rico


The Project Loon balloons deliver communications equipment to remote parts of the world, and multiple US agencies have approved their use over Puerto Rico. While Project Loon team has launched their balloons, their carrier partner will be AT&T. Once they reach the stratosphere, Google's own machine-learning algorithms can then actually predict and navigate the airflow currents, helping the balloons reach their intended destination. Read More »

Sears To No Longer Sell Whirlpool Appliances


Sears will continue to sell its inventory of Whirlpool products until they run out, and Whirlpool will reportedly continue to manufacture some items from Sears' Kenmore brand. "The entire Sears business declined over time", Bitzer added. Associates should continue to sell with confidence our Kenmore brand, a market leader in every major appliance category. Read More »

Oppo F5 Selfie Expert phablet with front dual camera coming this week


F-series from Oppo is conceived as Selfie-centric series. The phone will have Snapdragon 660 SoC, 4,000 mAh battery, and an unbelievable selfie camera. It is said that the FHD+ display on the front won't let increase the size of the phone because the new ratio helps increase the size of the display itself but it is wider and the bezels on the side are getting thinner. Read More »

Austrian leader invites far-right to help form new government


Kurz said that after meetings with all the other parties in parliament he chose to invite the Freedom Party to enter talks on a coalition - a decision that was widely expected. Kurz, who at 31 could very soon become the youngest current head of government in Europe, insisted that any alliance would have pro-European Union values at its core, adding that with him at the helm, there could only be a pro-EU government . Read More »

Moto X4 Indian price spilled out ahead of official launch

Well, its MRP to be more accurate. The leaked image by a website called DealNTech shows the alleged Moto X4 retail box with a printed price of Rs 23,999 for the 4GB RAM variant with 64GB of internal storage . Meanwhile, Motorola recently introduced an Android One edition of Moto X4 in the US. The device will be launched on 13 November. For the front, Moto X4 sports a 16-megapixel shooter with f/2.0 lens and front LED flash along with a 4-megapixel adaptive low-light mode. Read More » desktop app gets new social features


Functioning in a similar way to Discord, this tab lets you chat with friends across the different games, as well as create and join groups. "When it's time to go offline, you can easily catch up on conversations you might have missed once you return", Blizzard said about the new feature. Read More »

Good set of Q2 earnings, bank stocks lift Sensex; Asian Paints surges


Industry Index ended at 6,744.34 points, down 0.22 per cent. Oman Fisheries, up 4.46 per cent, was the sole sector gainer. The Sensex of the BSE , which opened at 32,411.86 points, provisionally closed at 32,506.72 points (at 3.30 p.m.), higher by 116.76 points or 0.36 per cent from last Thursday's close at 32,389.96 points. Read More »

Fiat Chrysler Posts $1.1 Billion Q3 Net Income

Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its position in Fiat Chrysler Automobiles 47.2% during the second quarter. Zweig DiMenna Associates LLC now owns 15,200 shares of the company's stock worth $162,000 after purchasing an additional 300 shares in the last quarter. Read More »

Microsoft drops its U.S. government lawsuit following revised gag orders


Essentially, this new policy from the DOJ makes sure that secrecy orders are used only when strictly necessary and for defined periods of time, as opposed to their current implementation. "It could also include cases where disclosure would thwart the government's investigation, or lead to the destruction of evidence", Smith wrote. The company and others in the tech sector have lobbied for changes in the Electronic Communications Privacy Act in order to ensure these rights are protected for ... Read More »

Micromax, Vodafone to offer 4G smartphone at Rs. 999


Micromax is on a mission to get back into the top five smartphone manufacturers in India and this series of mobile phones is a step towards that goal. The new phone boasts a 4-inch WVGA screen. It is powered by a Spreadtrum SC9832 1.3Ghz quad-core processor which will work in tandem with 512 MB RAM as well as 4 GB of internal or native storage. Read More »

Sensex in green over earnings optimism, ONGC among top gainers


The 30-share Sensex resumed higher at 32,411.86 and hovered in a range of 32,614.89 and 32,393.33 before quoting 32,439.12 at 1100 hours, a rise of 49.16 points or 0.15 per cent. Continuous buying by domestic financial institutions also supported trading sentiment. Among Nifty50 stocks, ONGC, Vedanta, NTPC, Bharti Infratel, Yes Bank, Tata Steel, IOC and GAIL India were the prominent gainers - up between 1.3 per cent and 2.7 per cent. Read More »

One-of-five Lamborghini Aventador S Roadster revealed


To make things more special, Lamborghini has introduced this new Aventador S Roadsters in five unique versions, inspired by the five natural elements in Japanese culture - earth, wind, fire, water, and sky. Stefano Domenicali, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Automobili Lamborghini, commented: "On the occasion of this important anniversary for our brand in Japan, I wish to thank our Japanese customers for their support over the years and their strong bond with our marque". Read More »

Fiber optic lines could soon deliver quake detection, too


He points to the San Francisco Bay area where the current fibre optic setup can be used to setup a rather cheap quake monitoring system. The current proof of concept is just a 3-mile loop around Stanford University , but it could be something that will be adopted more in the future as this technology matures. Read More »

Warner Bros. Is Stopping Support For Lego Dimensions


Initially, Warner Bros. had planned to support Lego Dimensions for three years with steady drops of new content, characters, and packs to purchase in-store and play in-game. Publisher Warner Bros. confirmed to IGN that developer TT Games isn't working on any new expansion packs, beyond those now available. LEGO Dimensions joins Disney Infinity as the latest toys-to-life game to wind down. Read More »

Google delaying some Pixel 2 shipments until late November


Google's Pixel 2 XL is one of a pair of smartphones that the tech giant introduced this month. If you look at the bottom of the image, you can clearly see a navigation bar retained at the bottom. The buyers of smaller Pixel 2 with AMOLED display have not complained of any such issue. The screen uses a technology called POLED, which stands for "plastic organic light emitting diodes", and some users have been complaining about its boring color reproduction and alleged blue tint. Read More »

Cambridge puts Stephen Hawking's PhD thesis online

The Cambridge University hopes that Hawking's thesis will encourage other former scholars, including 98 Nobel Prize winners, to make their work freely available online . He remains a professor there to this day. You can finally take a peek into the mind of one of the greatest students in the world: Stephen Hawking , and his PhD thesis. Read More »

Gears of War 4 to release Halloween Event and Update


Gears 4 on Xbox One will also pack Dolby Atmos support if you have a compatible surround sound setup. Fuel Depot is a cult-classic from the original Gears of War and Gears of War 2 and is a snipers dream with vasly-open design. Season Pass holders will have access to both Fuel Depot and Lift Apex on October 23 with Double XP and 20 percent bonus Credits. Season Pass holders will get this new bonus across all 34 maps in the game whenever they play. Read More »

Animal Crossing Mobile Nintendo Direct set for October 24


Miitomo roughly kicked offer the proceedings, Super Mario Run came in December 2016, and Fire Emblem Heroes launched in February 2017. In case you are unfamiliar with the franchise, the previous Animal Crossing games for Nintendo's consoles are community simulation titles, where the human character lives in a village surrounded by cute animals. Read More »

President Buhari orders immediate sack of Maina


Following confirmation of Maina's reinstatement, reports have emanated that the EFCC had initiated a fresh manhunt for him after an emergency strategy meeting by its leadership held Sunday. Maina was reported to have fled the country after a bench warrant was issued for his arrest in 2013. Ignoring the panel, Mr. Maina went ahead to sue the Senate and the then Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar, and thereafter went into hiding after being declared wanted by the police. Read More »

Ford rolls out more upgrades as freshened Mustang nears dealers


The company on Monday said it will offer a second performance package on the Mustang GT that includes wider tires , special wheels, unique stability control and Brembo brake calipers. "And that really showed in the off-the-clock way we went about doing our work". This Level 2 pack may change that. Along with the tires comes a retuned steering system and MagneRide suspension. Read More »

The Evil Within 2: Hidden Console Command Unlocks First-Person Mode


Mikami moved into a technical producer/supervisor role for the recently released sequel, The Evil Within 2 , which has received better reviews than its predecessor (it got an honorable mention in our Best PC Games features ). The line of code necessary for the change seems to have been left in the game by developers Tango Gameworks. While the horror genre sometimes needs the third person in order to execute its action sequences, there's nothing like getting back to the basics, and a newly ... Read More »

New SNES Classic Style Nintendo 3DS Releasing in November


Paying homage to one of Nintendo's most beloved systems of all time, this gorgeous new system is modeled after the SNES. The power and reset buttons are purple, just like the controller. This new retro-themed 3DS XL will apparently retail for $199.99 and go on sale November 27th, with pre-orders being accepted right now. It's exclusive to Amazon at launch, so if you're looking to import (why would you bother), this looks to be the only way to get it. Read More »

Dragon Ball FighterZ Lets Rip with a Western Release Date

As part of the release date reveal, the game has gone live live for pre-order in several places. Alongside today's announcement of a concrete release date, Bandai Namco has offered a first look at the final box art for the game, as well as images from the Story and Online modes, and images of newly announced characters, Captain Ginyu & Nappa. Read More »

Reliance JioPhone alleged blast in Kashmir, company believes 'intentional sabotage'


The explosion did not affect the front panel. But there is no authenticity of this report, neither there are additional details available to as where did the incident happen exactly, and to whom this JioPhone belonged to. The telecom operator is of the opinion that the damage to the device was caused deliberately. The incident took place in Kashmir and the company has responded saying that "this is a case of intentional sabotage". Read More »

MA Sells 27586 Shares of Apple Inc. (AAPL)


Institutional investors and hedge funds own 60.33% of the company's stock. Insiders have sold a total of 541,177 shares of company stock worth $85,864,804 in the last 90 days. The company had revenue of $45.41 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $44.94 billion. During the same quarter previous year, the firm earned $1.42 EPS. Read More »

Pablo Neruda 'did not die of cancer', say experts


Neruda died aged 69 at the Santa María Clinic in Santiago, on 23 September 1973 - 12 days after Augusto Pinochet's military coup toppled the democratically elected government of President Salvador Allende . The panel hasn't said anything conclusive about how the poet did die, but it will next try to identify deadly bacteria found in Neruda's molar . Read More »

Nintendo Switch Exclusive Super Mario Odyssey Gets New Co-Op Gameplay

Also, as these come from a random source - it would be better for us to wait for an official confirmation from Nintendo. The new video also puts more focus on the game's capture feature, detailing more about the interesting moments throughout Mario and Cappy's adventure, the DualShockers reported. Read More »

Mercedes released the final version of G-Wagen


Pricing in Europe starts at 310,233 euros ($365,623 US). The Mercedes-AMG G65 Final Edition is powered by a 630 horsepower AMG 6.0L V12 that turns the G-Class into a beast. These are complemented by the radiator grille with black mesh screen and surround painted in matt bronze. In addition, it gets matt black paint on running boards and exhausts. Read More »

Pixel 2 XL seems to suffer with screen burn-in issues


There's a chance this is image retention (something more commonly associated with LCDs), which could go away on its own if you introduce some variety to what's happening on screen. However, it is also advisable to wait for Google to finish its investigation as there is no confirmation on whether the issue is temporary or permanent. Read More »

NeoGAF Offline Amidst Allegations of Sexual Assault by Owner


The moderation and admin members of NeoGAF sided with the victim, stepping down from the site, forcing it to shutdown. Every time a post regarding this has come up on NeoGAF, it has been immediately removed. The future is unclear, although NeoGAF is purportedly preparing a statement on the matter. NeoGAF, one the internet's most popular gaming forums and the place to go for top rumors, news, and gossip is now down. Read More »