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The Witcher 3 Receives Xbox One X Enhancement Details

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Case in point: Halo 5: Guardians . Speaking with IGN, Microsoft's Albert Penello talked about the console generations and noted that despite mid-generation upgrade with Xbox One X the concept of a console generation is very much alive but the focus of consoles will be compatibility with games for older generations, quite similar to what is Microsoft doing for Xbox One X. Read More »

Apple warns of screen burn-in, color shifting on iPhone X

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Apple recommends keeping your iPhone updated to make sure these problems are minimized and to extend the life of your Super Retina display. OLED has a few advantages over the LCD screen Apple has generally utilized for the iPhone, similar to the capacity to produce darker blacks and a more striking picture. Read More »

Koenigsegg beats Bugatti to title of world's fastest vehicle

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In early October, Koenigsegg shattered the 0-400-0 km/h world record set by the Bugatti Chiron just weeks earlier , with a 1,360-hp (1,014-kW) Agera RS destined for a customer in the US. All that remains is for the world speed record, which was recorded and verified by Racelogic , to be officially recognised. The latter has already revealed a new contender called the Venom F5 and is going a claimed top speed of 484 km/h. Read More »

Morocco's Wydad claims African Champions League title

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A young Wydad Athletic Club fan passed away during his team's 1-0 win over Al Ahly in the final match of the CAF Champions League on Saturday in Stade Mohammed V. An increasingly dominant Wydad found the opener - which proved to be the victor - on 69 minutes when El-Karti headed home a cross from Achraf Bencharki. Read More »

Razer announces new D.Va-themed peripherals at Blizzcon

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The D.VA Abyssus Gaming Mouse has a retail price of $59.99 Dollars and both of these are available now. It is an entirely new product, called the Razer MEKA headset , and is an nearly exact replica of what D.Va wears in Overwatch while piloting her mech. Read More »

Logitech is trying to solve the problem of text entry in VR

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The Bridge system works by locating the Vive Tracker at a precise point to the upper-corner of the keyboard, which is then used to orient a virtual version in the VR space. Besides letters, numbers and symbols, keyboards provide a range of modifier keys for more complex actions, all learned, perhaps painfully, and stored in your memory over years of use. Read More »

Apple warns of iPhone X OLED burn

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The iPhone X has a 5.8 Super Retina HD (2436 x 1125 resolution, 458 PPI) display which covers the front panel almost entirely. With the former, Apple explains that its OLED display is among the best in the industry, however a common characteristic of the technology is that color and hue shifting can be noticed when viewing the screen from side angles. Read More »

Analyst's Predictions on Mylan NV (MYL), DDR Corp. (DDR)

Greenlight Capital Inc bought 2.01 million shares as the company's stock declined 9.77% while stock markets rallied. Bellwether Investment Group LLC now owns 6,622 shares of the company's stock valued at $257,000 after purchasing an additional 23 shares during the last quarter. Read More »

2017 ozone hole smallest since 1988

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The Antarctic ozone hole at its widest extent for the year, as measured on September 11, 2017. NASA and NOAA said the current ozone hole area is still large because levels of ozone-depleting substances like chlorine and bromine remain high enough to produce significant ozone loss. Read More »

Broadcom explores deal to buy Qualcomm

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A final decision on whether to proceed has not been made, they said. Apple sued Qualcomm in January 2017 for almost $1 billion, claiming that Qualcomm had "unfairly insisted on charging royalties for technologies they have nothing to do with". Read More »

Activision Blizzard shares stumble after earnings release

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Eulav Asset Management acquired 10,000 shares as Activision Blizzard Inc ( ATVI)'s stock rose 23.27%. Washington Tru Comml Bank reported 1,415 shares. Earnings Preview: "What to Watch" on October 26, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: "Why Activision Is Now Expanding To Social Casino Games" published on October 09, 2017, Wsj.com published: "Activision Blizzard Earnings: "What to Watch" on November 02, 2017. Read More »

Rainbow Six: Siege DLC Operation While Noise teased

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The community can also look forward to a new "vertigo-inducing map" set inside an observation tower in Seoul, South Korea . More details, as well as gameplay from Operation White Noise, will be unveiled at the "Rainbow Six Pro League" finals on November 18th and 19th via the game's official Twitch channel . Read More »

Waymo Progresses to Totally Driverless Cars, Trucks

AutoNation is the latest of several companies to team up with Waymo before its Chief Executive Officer John Krafcik has announced plans to offer a transportation-for-fee service. AutoNation will initially be tasked with servicing Waymo's Chrysler Pacifica minivans, but the agreement clearly states that the companies expect the fleet to grow. Read More »

IPhone X Face Data Can Be Shared With Developers

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Developers will need to request permission from the iPhone X user to access Face ID data, which they can use to build entertainment features for their apps. While such policies may ensure that face data of users will remain secure, there's no clear solution on what will happen if hackers manage to breach remote servers managed by app developers. Read More »

Salman faced health challenges while shooting Tiger Zinda Hai

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After suffering a debacle with his Eid release "Tubelight", Salman Khan is banking on his upcoming release " Tiger Zinda Hai " to make a strong mark at this year's box office. Sometimes, sequences like the ones shot in Austria can be hard to achieve. This time Tiger Zinda Hai is being directed by Ali Abbas Zafar and produced by Yash Raj Films. Read More »

Driven Platformer 'Owlboy' to get Physical Release

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Details about a forthcoming physical edition will be revealed sometime in the future. Otus travels with a number of charming companions that grant him additional skills or access to new areas, even helping him in aerial combat. Speaking about their collaboration with D-Pad Studio, Bas de Jonge, Marketing Manager at SOEDESCO , said the following. On top of that, Owlboy is now supported in 12 languages in an update that went live today for players on Steam . Read More »

Lenovo Buying PC Unit of Fujitsu, Profit Drops During Second Quarter

Lenovo will pay 17.85 billion yen (roughly $156.7 million), but depending on Fujitsu's future performance, this may increase to up to $269 million. Furthermore, it will benefit from Lenovo's global scale and presence. Lenovo's revenue was $11.8 billion, compared with $11.2 billion previous year and a consensus estimate of $11.3 billion. Read More »

Philippine rank in ease of doing business down to 113th

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Malaysia's ranking in the World Bank's 2018 "ease of doing business " list has dropped one place to the 24th. DTF on Resolving Insolvency indicator declined by 0.02 percentage points from previous year. "These reforms translated into an increase in its DTF score by 1.87ppts, which enabled the UAE to leapfrog from the 26th spot last year to 21st this year", he said in a statement. Read More »

Trump backs federal charges against NYC terror suspect

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On Tuesday, police identified the suspect as Sayfullo Saipov , an Uzbeki immigrant who arrived in the USA in 2010, earned a green card , and worked as an Uber drive and a truck driver. Prosecutors have brought terrorism charges against the Saipov. The childhood friends, who were now in the 40s, had planned their reunion visit to New York over the past 12 months and had only arrived in the city 48 hours earlier, The New York Times reported. Read More »

Scientists Discover Giant Void Hidden in The Great Pyramid of Giza

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Egyptologists have been quick to dismiss any idea of finding lost treasure in the 30-metre-long void. But experts hope that the finding will lead to significant insights into how this spectacular pyramid was built. They employed by-products of the cosmic ray known as muons that are only partially absorbed by stone and take noticeably different trajectories through air. Read More »

OnePlus 5T Will Feature A 3.5mm Headphone Jack

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OnePlus has posted a tweet online that could reveal what some people would regard as quite an important snippet of information regarding the OnePlus 5T . OnePlus' tweet is also accompanied by a music note emoji, which confirms the question relates to audio capabilities. Unless you have been living off-grid for sometime now, you would know that OnePlus has taken the OnePlus 5 (review) off the shelves (everywhere except India), and is now gearing up to launch the OnePlus 5T. Read More »

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA), Foot Locker, Inc. (NYSE:FL)

Halloween came early for Tesla, with the share price barely straddling its 200 day moving average. MetLife Inc. reported third-quarter adjusted profit and sales that beat expectations, announced a new $2 billion stock repurchase program and said it would divest its remaining Brighthouse Financial Inc. Read More »

HTC isn't dead yet! Meet the HTC U11+ and U11 Life

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That explains the final difference between the HTC U11 Life and the U11: there's only integration with Google Assistant, not Alexa as well as with the regular U11. The U11+ has the same Snapdragon 835 processor , the same impressive camera module, and the same lightweight HTC Sense skin. The Android One variant is coming to the rest of the world running pure, unadulterated Android 8.0 Oreo from day one. Read More »

Razer Phone: An Android smartphone for gamers, from a gaming company

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That's really the least of our concerns though. Rounding out the tech is the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform, 8GB of RAM, dual rear 12 MP cameras, and a large 4,000 mAh battery. Wait a minute what? No local release date or price-point has been set but the Razer Phone is set to debut in 2018 for $699.99 United States dollars. It appears as if the 120Hz display is not the real victor here but rather adaptive frame rates. Read More »

Living in space has drastic, negative effects on the brain

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Though scientists believe the syndrome is related to the flow of body fluid toward the head that results from prolonged exposure to microgravity, the exact cause is unclear. "We don't know if these changes will continue to worsen with mission duration or if they may eventually reach a plateau", Roberts said. Ninety-four percent of astronauts that participated in long-duration spaceflights had this condition. Read More »

Super Mario Odyssey, c'est deux millions d'unités en 3 jours

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Et le jeu Nintendo Switch semble, déjà, bien parti pour devenir le titre le plus vendu de la console en quelques jours seulement. Si la Switch avait également été un flop, cela aurait pu sonner le glas des consoles de jeu de Nintendo . La firme a d'ailleurs annoncé son objectif de ventes pour l'année fiscale, et devra écouler au moins 14 millions d'exemplaires pour mars 2018. Ce succès se traduit par de meilleures prévisions. Read More »

Singapore Has Top 4G LTE Speed Among 77 Nations

The US had an average 4G speed of just 13.98Mbps. The United Kingdom had an average speed of 22.01 Mbps which places it in the 38th position, and India sits at the bottom of the countries reported with an average speed of 6.13 Mbps. "The more people that can tap into the LTE signal, the more potential LTE or LTE-Advanced users operators can sign up". South Korea and Singapore have breached the 90% mark, and OpenSignal says the in South Korea LTE is "now as ubiquitous as 3G". Read More »

Liberty Global plc (LBTYA) receives consensus rating of 2.30

Rapley sold 2,985 shares of the business's stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 17th. Liberty Global PLC has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $40.50. Several equities research analysts have weighed in on the stock. Below is a list of Liberty Global plc - Class A Ordinary Shares (NASDAQ:LILA) latest ratings and price target changes. Read More »