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China Bans Whatsapp in Latest Push to Crack Down on Bitcoin

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China has blocked the world's most popular instant messaging app WhatsApp, cranking up its internet censorship ahead of the crucial Communist Party Congress in October. The difficulties of WhatsApp in China cast a big shadow over the longtime efforts of Mark Zuckerberg the CEO of Facebook to make services of Facebook available to people living in China. Read More »

Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P Receive Two Additional Months of Security Updates

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This is just a warning for those who cling to their Nexus smartphones that they will not be as protected as they could possibly be after November 2018, so they should think about upgrading to a newer device in about a year from now. We do not know the reasons as to why Google is doing this - all their other devices have the standard year after - but it is certainly a good thing. Read More »

North Korea accuses Trump of declaring war

North Korea's top diplomat says President Donald Trump's tweet that leader Kim Jong Un "won't be around much longer" was a declaration of war against his country by the United States. The U.S. and North Korea agreed to an armistice after the 1950-1953 Korean War, not a peace treaty. "Frankly, the suggestion of that is absurd", she said on Monday. Read More »

Apple TV Listed On Amazon After 2 Years

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Amazon reportedly has a smaller selection of available 4K content than Apple TV and what is available is said to not support HDR contrast and color pictures, though that could change when Amazon launches its new rumored Fire TV set top box. Read More »

Chelsea Property Group Inc (NYSE:CPG) Institutional Investor Sentiment Trend

Zacks Earnings ESP (Expected Surprise Prediction) looks to find companies that have recently seen positive earnings estimate revision activity. The target implies a 75.75% spike from where the shares are now trading. Crescent Point Energy Corporation's yield ratio (DPR) is presently -50.00%. Bnp Paribas Asset Mgmt Holdings stated it has 13,155 shares. Schroder Investment Management Group Incorporated has 0.02% invested in Crescent Point Energy Corporation Ordinary Shares ( Canada ) (NYSE: ... Read More »

Tillerson heads to China as North Korea tension rises

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Tillerson's visit comes at a time of high tension between the United States and North Korea, China's neighbor and ally, which is working to develop nuclear-tipped missiles capable of reaching the USA mainland. The release comes after data on Saturday showed China's trade with North Korea jumped in August even after the United Nations sanctions, mainly driven by a rise in imports. Read More »

Mike Bernier announces BC Liberal leadership bid

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Coleman said Conservative MP Dianne Watts and newly elected Vancouver-Langara Liberal MLA Michael Lee are also mulling leadership bids and would have until December 29 to decide whether to join the leadership race. "By bringing together an expanded and diverse team of new supporters, we can develop an exciting vision for our province's future that builds upon our record of having established B.C.as Canada's leading economy", de Jong said in a news release. Read More »

(LYV) Holdings Reduced by Nordea Investment Management AB

It has outperformed by 6.37% the S&P500. Is Live Nation Entertainment, Inc . (NYSE: LYV ) has risen 52.18% since September 26, 2016 and is uptrending. 93,902 are held by California State Teachers Retirement System. Texas Permanent School Fund reported 97,517 shares. Cibc Asset reported 0.01% stake. Read More »

IOS 11 adoption rate shows just how behind most Android users are

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Mixpanel's iOS adoption chart shows that, as of Monday, 25.12 per cent of iDevices were running iOS 11, with iOS 10 adoption sinking from 92 per cent before the update's release to 68 per cent. The confirmation was also issued that 3D multi-tasking will no longer be accessible in Apple phones as the company has intentionally removed the useful tool. Read More »

Twitter doubles tweet length for some users

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The company declined to comment directly on how it's choosing those people or why it's changed its mind about sticking to its 140-character limit. Earlier attempts by the company to go beyond 140 characters were met with loud protests by a small but vocal group of its users, leading the company to backpedal on plans to add much longer text post . Read More »

National Football League officiating experts agree Von Miller should not have been penalized

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The NFL protests against social injustice and police brutality began last season when former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick sat, and later knelt, during the anthem. At a rally on Friday night in Alabama, Trump said, "Wouldn't you love to see one of these National Football League owners, when somebody disrespects our flag, to say, 'Get that son of a b**** off the field right now, out, he's fired". Read More »

Google will reportedly spin off shopping service after antitrust fine

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In June the commission fined Google €2.4bn (£2.1bn ), saying it had broken competition law by highlighting the shopping service in its searches at the expense of price comparison sites like Foundem and Kelkoo. Earlier this year, Google was ordered by the European Commission to stop promoting its own shopping results over those of its competitors. Google is also accused of paying smartphone makers and mobile network operators to only install Google Search on their devices. Read More »

Delta strollers recalled for bracket concern

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Per Fitness , jogging strollers are safe when users follow a number of precautions, including waiting until a child is old enough to have strong neck muscles (usually eight months), locking the front wheel to prevent swiveling and using harnesses. Read More »

Vimeo finally adds livestreaming to its set of video tools

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The company said on Tuesday that it has agreed to acquire the live video streaming service Livestream and is launching a new service called Vimeo Live. "Together, we will be able to go faster and further in making live video a truly ubiquitous form of communication for businesses and organizations". Creators can broadcast in Full HD and the service includes built-in cloud transcoding. Read More »

Lenovo Launches K8 Smartphone With 4000mAh Battery At Rs 10499

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That is the only big differentiator which also brings down the price of the Lenovo K8 , albeit very slightly. The 3GB one isn't now available via Flipkart, with the e-commerce site listing it as 'Coming Soon.' Getting back to the K8, the phone boasts of the same stock Android experience as its siblings. Read More »

Instagram adds groups and accounts to comment-blocking tools

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This feature can be accessed through the "Comments" section of the Settings menu. Instagram's new 16.0 version, which comes with bug fixes and performance improvements, is now available for download. And those with private accounts can now block certain accounts from commenting on their posts. Then, Instagram will provide the user with some options-like the number of a helpline, the suggestion to reach out to a friend, and a list of other resources the user can consider pursuing. Read More »

Bill Gates has finally switched to an Android phone

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That Gates would switch to Android isn't an unusual move for people who rely heavily on Microsoft software, many of whom enjoy greater freedom to customize it. Now that Gates is switching to Android, he still has no inclination towards trying his hands on an iPhone. It's also worth noting that at one point, in the past, he banned Apple's iPhones and iPad from the family home . Read More »

Chicago cops face discipline for taking a knee

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The department vowed to issue "reprimands" to the two black officers Monday after an activist posted a picture of them kneeling with their fists in the air. The Associated Press reports that Chicago Police Spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said the officers will be reprimanded as department policy prohibits officers from taking part in political statements while in uniform . Read More »

Fortnite Battle Royale goes free

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According to Polygon , creator of " PubG " Brendan Greene reacted on Reddit to one of the questions that was thrown his way, stating that "Other companies will enter the marketplace, but I just hope they put their own spin on the game mode and not just make a carbon copy!" While Fortnite's mode does replicate the parachuting portion of Battlegrounds , it also features building and highly destructible environments, which aren't present in Bluehole's shooter, as well as more fantastical ... Read More »

New Road Rover model on the cards

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We don't doubt Land Rover is looking at China and electrification, nor do we doubt the plausibility of an ultra-soft-roader in the form of a wagon or sedan , but that name: Road Rover? It will be Land Rover's Road Rover , Autocar reports. Read More »

Ataribox will run Linux and AMD custom processor, will cost $300

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Outside of gaming, users will be able to browse the web, post to social media, stream videos, listen to music, and more. According to an email sent out by the company, the Ataribox will launch with an expected price range of $249 to $299 - depending on specific editions and memory configurations. Read More »

Instagram Monthly Users Surpass 800 Million

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While the number of advertisers reached 2 million. The weight of social media, especially after purchase by Facebook , rapidly increasing Instagram , undoubtedly among most popular applications of recent times. Users are spending long amounts of time in-app. Instagram is on its way to becoming a service that has one billion users. Snap hasn't announced how many monthly users Snapchat has. Read More »

US Not Seeking Regime Change In N. Korea

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Kim said North Korea would consider the "highest level of hard-line countermeasure in history" against the United States and that Trump's comments had confirmed his nuclear program was "the correct path". "Rocket Man is on a suicide mission for himself and for his regime". The North was clearly trying to claim it has the ability to conduct retaliatory strikes against USA attacks, said Hong Min, an analyst at Seoul's Korea Institute for National Unification. Read More »

Mercedes Sprinter Previewed In Teaser Sketch

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Mercedes will introduce an all-new Sprinter commercial vehicle next year and it promises to not only look really cool but also be a better van than its predecessors. The new model has big boots to fill, as Mercedes has sold over three million Sprinters since 1995. We can't help thinking that van drivers may not see it that way. Read More »

IPhone X battery size and RAM seemingly revealed

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That's going to be a question for those fearless souls who tear apart new smartphones, but it's clear that Apple will have wanted to stick as big a battery as possible in the slender iPhone X, in order to power that big screen and Face ID. Read More »

Fastest subsea internet cable laid across Atlantic

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Following the completion of Marea , Facebook and Microsoft will benefit from increased control over the massive amount of data they need to transport quickly around the globe. Brad Smith, president of Microsoft in a statement said, " Marea comes at a critical time". "Submarine cables in the Atlantic already carry 55 percent more data than trans-Pacific routes and 40 percent more data than between the USA and Latin America". Read More »

Microsoft Integrates LinkedIn and Office 365 at Ignite Conference

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The company has these people in mind and has designed special packages including a laptop, Windows 10 S and Office 365 F1 . Smarter searching is on the way, as Microsoft taps artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning technology to deliver more relevant search results throughout Microsoft 365 . Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Plus Retail Box Leaked in Live Image

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Mi A1 will be available for grabs at Rs 14,999 in two colour variants, black and gold. It is expected to flaunt a 5-inch HD display, a 1.4GHz MediaTek octa-core processor, 3GB RAM, 32GB expandable storage, a 4,050mAh battery and houses the same camera hardware as the Redmi 5 Plus. Read More »

Nokia 8 6GB RAM/128GB ROM variant not coming to India

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Nokia also announced that in top 50 cities in the country, there will be a concierge service, wherein a company representative will come to the consumer's house and pick up the phone for any repairs. Nokia 8 smartphone from HMD Global will launch in India today. Below the display is the capacitive home button which doubles as the fingerprint sensor, the back, and recent apps buttons are capacitive and backlit as well. Read More »

Linux distributor Red Hat beats profit estimate, raises forecasts

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Drexel Hamilton reissued a "buy" rating and set a $127.00 price target (up previously from $110.00) on shares of Red Hat in a research note on Wednesday, June 21st. The company presently has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of $103.99. But for the stock to keep climbing, Red Hat must answer the call Monday. Read More »

China's WhatsApp censorship spreads to text messages

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Now, Nadim Kobeissi, an applied cryptographer at Symbolic Software, a watchdog focusing on online censorship in China, reports that the use of text messages has also been blocked , completely restricting the use of the app in the country. If the ban is lifted, it could serve as a show of power by the Chinese government, and might dissaude users seeking to rely on an encrypted messaging service in the country. Read More »

What Haters Get Wrong About iPhone X

The queues outside Apple stores were small compared with the usual hysteria which accompanies the release of a new iPhone. After breaking apart Apple's new iPhone 8 last week, popular gadget fix site iFixit released a teardown of the LTE-enabled Apple Watch Series 3 on Monday. Read More »