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OnePlus Said to Be Collecting Unanonymised User Data, Company Responds

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The report comes after an investigation by Christopher Moore , a security blogger in the United Kingdom, said that his OnePlus 2 was transmitting data to OnePlus . In a time where user information and security of sensitive information is becoming more important, a transparent and comprehensive understanding of what information is being collected and for what objective (as well as the option to completely opt out of such collection) would be greatly appreciated in any situation. Read More »

Bandipora encounter: Two security force personnel killed

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As per sources the forces later took positions and retaliated the fire killing two militants. 2-3 terrorists were believed to be holed up in the area, reports say. As per the report, two terrorists have been gunned down during the encounter. Khalid is one of the senior-most militant commanders to be killed by security forces this year. Read More »

Microsoft Not Offering Free Kinect Adapter For New Xbox

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The Kinect can still be used with the Xbox One X but users will have to purchase the adapter separately in order to connect it to the console. Over at Currys PC World this week, you can pre-order an Xbox One X console along with copies of Forza Motorsport 7 , Halo 5 Guardians and Quantum Break , all for the same price as the console on its own - £449.99. Read More »

Letter, 10/11: North Korea isn't that simple

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About 235 gigabytes worth of military data was stolen by the hackers, Rhee said . Media reports said a senior U.S. state department official had visited Carter at his home to pass on Trump's request. Earlier last week, Defense Secretary James Mattis said that the US military must "be ready" to confront North Korea. The state secretary's remark led to speculation that Washington may have a new diplomatic approach to North Korea. Read More »

Wales manager Chris Coleman coy on future after World Cup heartbreak

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Despite a disappointing qualification campaign for the 2014 World Cup , he guided his country to their first major tournament since 1958 when he secured qualification for Euro 2016 . "I will take some time to let the dust settle, we will sit down and have a chat and take it from there". But his stance appears to have softened in the last 12 months and Coleman could be open to the idea of changing his mind and leading Wales into the Euro 2020 campaign. Read More »

Microsoft looks at whether Russians bought United States ads on search engine

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Among the purchases are $4,700 spent on search ads through an account that Google says it has linked to the Russian government, and a further $53,000 in suspicious ads from Russian internet addresses or paid for with Russian roubles. Google did not deny the story, and in a statement pointed to its existing ad policies that limit political ad targeting and prohibit targeting based on race or religion. Read More »

Tamagotchis are coming back but not everyone can get one

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To celebrate the franchise's 20th anniversary a selection of new devices are being released in North America. "And then the other reason is, we made an announcement from our Japan headquarters that we were re-releasing Tamagotchi in Japan, and we got such a huge outpouring of fan demand and adoration that it just reinforced our decision that now was the time to bring it back to the U.S". Read More »

State police chief Loknath Behera allays fears on migrant safety

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In a series of tweets, Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday assured migrant workers in the state that they were safe and the police have launched a probe into reports that many migrant labourers were returning to their home states following a scare campaign that their lives are in danger in the state. Read More »

Analyst EPS Estimates Scan: Allergan plc (AGN)

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Some values in stock market possibly will oblige dedication of a person and lot of hard work. Israel Discount Bank of NY bought a new position in Allergan PLC .in the 1st quarter worth approximately $988,000. Piper Jaffray Companies set a $227.00 price target on Allergan PLC . and gave the stock a "hold" rating in a research note on Friday. The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 15th. Read More »

'Overwatch' Halloween Event Trailer Teases the Return of Junkenstein, New Skins

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Blizzard has been doing an awesome job in keeping the details about the Halloween Event a secret, and players will have to access their accounts themselves to find out what is in store for them. What direction do you think Blizzard is headed in with this new Overwatch game? As an added bonus, the old skins introduced past year were also available at a slightly cheaper price. Read More »

How Insiders and Institutions are Trading JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM)

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It is positive, as 56 investors sold JPM shares while 678 reduced holdings. As of the end of the quarter Indiana Trust & Investment Management Co had sold a total of 320 shares trimming its position 0.8%. The Return on Investment (ROI) ratio of JPMorgan Chase & Co. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. According to buy-side analysts, moving averages work quite well in strong trending conditions, but often poorly in choppy or ranging conditions.CLSN has analyst rating of 1.50 on scale of 1-5. Read More »

Shadow of War is 53% bigger on PC than PS4

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Players will be engrossed in a richer, more personal and expansive world full of epic heroes and villains, iconic locations, original enemy types, more personalities and a new cast of characters with untold stories. If you're looking to pick up the Middle-earth: Shadow of War PC version this week, be prepared for a massive download. Through Orc Followers and Nemesis Fortresses, players now have entirely new ways to experience the world, due to the choices and opportunities provided by the ... Read More »

It looks like Assassin's Creed: Origins has Loot Boxes

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That last part about being able to find the loot box contents in the real world is a positive sign, and Ismail went on to explain that the loot boxes would be a ideal option for players who find themselves rolling in Egyptian riches. Ismail says that the feature is a response to "people playing the game in different ways". "It's a way for people who hoard lots of money, if you min-max the economy system, to gamble the money and get really unique stuff". Read More »

Next Mazda3 Previewed With Tokyo Concept Teaser

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Mazda say they will use the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show to showcase their new design direction, and the vehicle brand's theme for the show is to "celebrate driving". Meanwhile, the second show auto (above) is pitched as a "design vision model" that will "define the next-generation of Mazda design". We can also see that the concept will feature four doors, so it won't be a preview of a new RX-7/ RX-9, like some of us had hoped. Read More »

Winston Peters: 'Nothing's changed' on negotiation dates

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New Zealand First leader Winston Peters says "nothing's changed" when it comes to what day he'll announce his choice for a coalition Government. Mr Rudings said the kiwi's fortunes are still being driven by the greenback which should be appreciating on the expectation of rising United States interest rates, although U.S. Read More »

Microsoft is finally done with Windows Phone, it's now officially dead

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Belfiore explained that the company "tried VERY HARD to incent app devs" ranging from paying money to writing apps for developers. Belfiore said: "We'll continue to support the platform.bug fixes, security updates etc". As an individual end-user , I switched platforms for the app/hw diversity .... It can be recalled that Windows Phone had gained popularity for the interactive interface which impressed tech critics. Read More »

Snapchat's new Context Cards give users less reason to search

Stories have been integrated into Context Cards which will make it easier to see more Snaps from the places that really interest you. Users will be able to click through to make reservations on apps including OpenTable or Bookatable, and even order a minicab through Uber in the United Kingdom, as well as Lyft in the US. Read More »

Mark Zuckerberg 'visits' hurricane-hit Puerto Rico in VR promo

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GQ says the social media firm "seems to be doing some genuinely good work in Puerto Rico", but adds that visiting the flooded region through VR while Zuckerberg and Franklin were "safe on dry mainland soil" was "woefully tone-deaf". territory. In the virtual reality livestream , they were animated figures. Both also went to Zuckerberg's living room to see the Zuckerberg's dog - Beast. Read More »

Destiny 2: How to Get Iron Banner Packages

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This battleground will be added to standard crucible playlists following the Iron Banner's completion. This week sees the return of the Iron Banner . We can't say that these Milestones challenges are right now, but it's a fairly safe bet to say that they'll reward you with some Iron Banner Tokens for your efforts. Read More »

WaPo: Russian Lawyer Asked To Bring Lobbyist To Meeting With Trump Jr

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Donald Trump Jr had originally said the meeting was about 'adoptions, ' as Russian Federation banned American adoptions as retaliation for passing the Magnitsky Act. accepted the meeting with Russians as his father prepared to accept the Republican nomination for president. But the meeting has become a meteoric flashpoint in the roiling controversy over the Trump campaign's ties to Russian Federation. Read More »

Cortana, please finish my sentences in Skype TXTs

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As shown in Microsoft's FAQ for the service, once you've okayed Cortana to access your texts and location she'll suggest appropriate responses in chats ... Cortana in Skype is gradually rolling out starting today for both iOS and Android users and is now only available in the US. The integration is now only live in the United States. Read More »

Download iTunes 12.6.3 for Windows & Mac with Built-in App Store

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However, the tech giant has released a new version of iTunes that brings back the ability to download App Store apps and ringtones. However for those who are lamenting the loss of access to certain features, not to worry because Apple has you covered with a quiet release of iTunes 12.6.3 which was noticed by the folks on Reddit . Read More »

All Hellblade sale proceeds go to charity today for Mental Health Day

All proceeds will go to the charity Rethink Mental Illness , an organization dedicated to changing ideas surrounding mental health as well as helping those afflicted with mental health disorders. If you haven't yet purchased Hellblade , consider picking it up tomorrow. The fan quotes are accompanied by in-game shots of the title taken by way of Hellblade's photo mode. Read More »

Nokia announces job cuts, shuts OZO VR camera development

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However, a prohibitively high price (the OZO VR camera initially retailed for $60,000) put many buyers off, and Nokia ended up lowering the price of the camera by 25 percent to $45,000 later that year. The unit has a workforce of 1,090 employees and the layoffs are expected to affect staff in Finland, the United States and Britain. The move means Nokia will halt the development of further versions of the OZO VR camera and hardware, thought it will honour commitments to existing ... Read More »

Twitter working on new bookmarking feature to save tweets

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Twitter product manager Jesar Shah has announced the feature on the platform and posted a quick demo of the prototype they created at the event, Engadget said. Jaser Shah, had also said that many of their users had wanted to this feature. Currently, Twitter users need to retweet or "favourite" a tweet using the heart icon if they want it to appear in their timeline list. Read More »

YouTube bans bump stock videos after Las Vegas shooting

In the wake of the Las Vegas shooting that left 58 dead and almost 500 injured, YouTube has banned videos providing gun modification tutorials on their site to prevent people from making weapons deadlier, according to a report in The Telegraph . Read More »

Reliance Jio may launch its Payments Bank in December

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The payments bank had initially planned its launch to coincide with the delivery of its 4G-enabled Jio Phone in October. A Jio official was quoted by Livemint on condition of anonymity that the RBI wanted to be sure that the payments bank is fully compliant with all the regulations and is able to service its customers efficiently. Read More »

PUBG, CS: GO Esports Shows Coming To Hulu

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In a Nielsen study , esports fans were found to watch an average of 3.5 hours per week of gaming content. Hulu and ESL both hope to cash in on this ever-growing industry by catering to young audiences responsible for the majority of viewership. Read More »

Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan: John Krasinski shines in new trailer

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Join CIA analyst Jack Ryan as he's catapulted into a deadly game of cat and mouse with a rising terrorist figurehead preparing for a massive attack against the United States and her allies. Amazon has invested in a franchise that spans books, shows and movies, and with many of Hollywood's biggest stars playing main character Jack Ryan . Read More »

Ghost Recon Wildlands is Free to Play This Weekend

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This weekend will offer the whole game including the new Ghost War mode and it can be preloaded through the PlayStation Store , Xbox Live Store or Uplay . As for the free weekend itself, it'll be available on PC, PS4, and Xbox One starting Thursday, October 12. While Ghost War is launching with plenty of features , Ubisoft is planning on expanding it in the months to come with new maps, new classes, and new modes. Read More »