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WhatsApp unveils new emoji


Below are sample images - the old emoji set on the left and the new ones on the right. WhatsApp has created its own range of emoji for its more than 1.2 billion users, shunning those created by Apple , Google and Samsung. It is also possible that nothing will change and this is the set of emojis we will see in WhatsApp in a few weeks or days. A lot of users would say that the emojis on Whatsapp is hardly interactive as the ones found on Hangouts, Instagram or Skype. Read More »

Marcus Rashford: 'England setup better now than under Roy Hodgson'


After a barren August, Kane scored 13 goals for club and county in September and he is hoping to continue that form in England's World Cup qualifiers against Slovenia and Lithuania this week. Southgate did work with Kane while with the England under 21 setup, however the player was often left on the bench. For his own part Stones has had a strong start to the season at City and is now looking to nail down a regular starting berth under Gareth Southgate . Read More »

OnePlus might launch its next flagship killer early next year


This is in line with the way OnePlus got the Snapdragon 821 processor on the 3T smartphone, while the OnePlus 3 had the older 820 model. As the leaks say that the OnePlus is coming with a whole new design and larger display. With rumors suggesting that Qualcomm is already optimizing the Snapdragon 845 for the upcoming Mi7, which suggests an early release date for this flagship. Read More »

PUBG suffers from 10000-strong review bombing


The ad itself isn't necessarily the issue, though. Because of this, players in that region are forced to play on other servers with high ping, but a way to work around that is by using a VPN. Here's hoping things improve for Chinese players! "The ad appears only if you connect from China, so it wouldn't be a problem for players elsewhere, but why did [developer-publisher] Bluehole even approved this?" As reported by Bloomberg , Chang Byung-gyu - founder of Bluehole Inc, who publishes ... Read More »

Stardew Valley Coming To Nintendo Switch October 5


It'll set you back $17 AUD which seems fairly decent for the amount of hours you're likely to put into the game. While the game has been a single-player title, its creators announced earlier this year that multiplayer is an upcoming feature that will be first released on the Switch as far as consoles are concerned. Read More »

'Cuphead' sells 125K copies on Steam in three days since launch


Players reported soon after the launch of Cuphead that they were not able to download and install the game into their Xbox One after they purchased it. "Play as Cuphead or Mugman (in single player or local co-op) as you traverse odd worlds, acquire new weapons, learn powerful super moves, and discover hidden secrets while you try to pay your debt back to the devil!" That has since been fixed, although, some issues with the "play anywhere" have been persisting. Read More »

Nioh: Complete Edition Announced for PC; Supports 4K Resolution


It's called Nioh: Complete Edition and it contains the base game and the " Dragon of the North , ' 'Defiant Honour , ' and 'Bloodshed's End " DLC expansions. " The Wheel of Dharma kabuto is a form of "kawari-kabuto"-a family of helmets featuring fantastical designs", Koei Tecmo explained". Unlike the PS4 version, the PC version unlocks all seven weapon types, ninjutsu and onmyo magics from the beginning. Read More »

Facebook introduces facial recognition as another tool for unlocking accounts


The social media now uses two-step verification to strengthen the security which either involves security code sent via SMS, call on phone or email. "It is another step, alongside two-factor authentication via SMS, that we're taking to make sure account owners can confirm their identity". Well, that's exactly what Facebook is trying to achieve with this new development. Read More »

Xiaomi via the FCC, could be a Redmi Note 5A Prime

Image renders of the smartphone have also been put out by the website 91Mobiles, though these are not official renders, but recreated by a designer based on the surrounding rumours around this phone. Moreover, this could be the first Redmi phone to feature a USB Type-C port. The new leaked renders are also claiming reduced bezels on the Redmi Note 5 series, which looks highly unlikely. Read More »

Roku Introduces Its 2017 Player Line


This model also comes with the remote with microphone and power button, and it also includes a new USB power cable that doubles as a Wifi antenna, which is supposed to optimize wireless reception and minimize interference. Over-the-air content will now be included in Roku Search results, and new voice controls will let you switch inputs or tune into a local channel. It also has an Ethernet port, MicroSD slot and the new voice-control remote. Read More »

Google could be launching a rival to the Amazon Echo Show

The company changed that last week, hosting a press event at its Seattle headquarters to reveal a new portfolio aimed at extending its early lead in the category of electronics it helped to invent. When previously you could already make Alexa-to-Alexa calls, now you will be able to make free calls even to people who don't have the Alexa app or any of the Echo devices. Read More »

Why is Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg asking for forgiveness?


Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg issued a public apology for how his work has been used to divide people across the world, while promising to do better in future. Facebook enabled the advertisers to direct their pitches to the news feeds of nearly 2,300 people who expressed interest in the topics of "Jew hater", "How to burn Jews" or "History of why Jews ruin the world", a ProPublica investigation revealed. Read More »

Tigers' Romine plays all nine positions against Twins


The 31-year-old utilityman would become the fifth major leaguer to accomplish the feat and first since Shane Halter did it for the Tigers on October 1, 2000, against the Twins. Ervin Santana threw five innings of four hit shutout baseball, not factoring in the decision, while Trevor Hildenberger took the loss to fall to 3-3 this season. Read More »

Google rumored to replace 2-factor with 'Advanced Protection' keys


The additional security will be available to corporate executives, politicians and users with heightened security concerns. According to Bloomberg , Google is developing a new system that deploys security keys physically tied to your device, rather than the current system which procedurally generates random codes every 30 seconds. Read More »

Gov. Baker Talks to Governor of Puerto Rico, Offers Aid


Col. Jamie Davis, a Pentagon spokesman, said in a statement this morning. Two C-130 Hercules are delivering items to hurricane-ravaged St. Croix, U.S. It's a total force commitment: "all services, all components". While that measure might help speed cargo shipments, Puerto Rico is struggling to move supplies around the island once they arrive. Read More »

M&T Bank Corp Decreases Holdings in Delphi Automotive PLC (NYSE:DLPH)

About 3.09M shares traded or 111.64% up from the average. Delphi Automotive PLC (NYSE: DLPH ) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, August 2nd. The company was upgraded on Friday, July 31 by CLSA. The company maintained ROI for the last twelve months at 9.50%. The firm has "Market Perform" rating given on Monday, October 12 by Wells Fargo. Read More »

Assassin's Creed Origins Will Add Educational Discovery Tour Mode


This will turn the virtual Egypt setting into a "combat-free living museum, with guided tours that let players delve into its history firsthand". During a BAFTA event (The British Academy of Film and Television Arts), Abubakar Salim opened up about his audition for Assassin's Creed Origins , something he hadn't even realized he had signed up for. Read More »

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) Shares Sold by First American Trust FSB

The stock decreased 0.15% or $0.08 on September 29, reaching $52.74. About 1.79 million shares traded or 234.25% up from the average. Worldwide firm Machines Corporation has a 52 week low of $139.13 and a 52 week high of $182.79. The firm exchanged a volume of 2.27 million shares at hands. International Business Machines Corporation has a consensus hold rating from 26 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares now sold short amount to at least 2.31% of shares outstanding. Read More »

Groups Plan to Challenge Trump's New Visa Restrictions


Chuang on Friday, saying they will seek to amend an existing lawsuit filed in Maryland federal court in March against Trump's previous ban. Under the ban, citizens of Yemen, Syria, Libya, Iran, Somalia, North Korea and Chad are all prohibited from entering the US. Read More »

Daniel Ricciardo Previews The Malaysian Grand Prix


The 30-year-old has an impressive record at the Sepang International Circuit , as he has won four times at the venue, most recently in 2015. Verstappen was runner-up to Ricciardo previous year and is hoping to go one better this time around. Read More »

Android 8.0 Oreo Update Details For Samsung, Huawei And HMD Smartphones

And now, HMD's Philippines unit confirmed that all the current Nokia Android devices will get Android P update next year when it goes official. The Nokia 8 was launched in India earlier this week, and has been priced competitively at Rs. We already knew that the Nokia 8 will receive the update anytime soon as the Oreo update was being tested on the smartphone and teased on Twitter by HMD a few days back. Read More »

The trailer for Red Dead Redemption 2 has finally arrived


Just like its predecessor, Red Dead Redemption 2 is a Western drama with no shortage of grit. Players will take on the role of brand new protagonist, Arthur Morgan, who is a member of the notorious Van der Linde gang. The trailer also shows a younger Dutch Van der Linde, leader of the outlaw gang and John Marston's former mentor/enemy. You might think this would have been obvious, but my cynical self was prepared for anything, including some Red Dead themed outfits for GTA Online ... Read More »

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman visits Kupwara, reviews situation in state & LoC


Sitharaman also visited the forward areas along the LoC and was briefed about the "robust counter infiltration posture" along the boundary separating Kashmir between India and Pakistan . Later, Sitharaman was briefed by Lt Gen D Anbu and Lt Gen J S Sandhu at Badamibagh Cantonment in Srinagar about the prevailing security situation in the State, especially in the Valley. Read More »

YouTube has made it harder for creators to use Patreon


If you don't, Nintendo receives all of the revenue your video makes, regardless of whether or not the content should fall under fair use. Now, it looks like Nintendo has banned live streaming of any of its games saying that it's no longer covered under its video partnership. Read More »

Get All Nostalgic With the C64 Mini


Like the SNES Classic , the C64 Mini shrinks everything about the Commodore 64 down to a package that's 50% the size of the original. 35 years later and it's back. You can check out more on the console's official website . Other features include a save game function and pixel filter options such as pixel flawless, CRT and scanline emulation. Read More »

Ben Stokes mocks Katie Price's differently-abled son Harvey


The Express on Friday published a Snapchat video of Stokes imitating Harvey Price, the 15-year-old son of United Kingdom model Katie Price . After the question was asked again, Harvey said: "Hello, you c***". Stokes was suspended from all British global cricket matches "until further notice" following his arrest over a brawl earlier this week. Stokes, 26, has been suspended by the European Central Bank after a video of his brawl outside a Bristol emerged. Read More »

Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 on Switch Doesn't Support Playing Online with Friends


However, EA Sports has said that if a player pulls it off in real life, they'll be rewarded with the skill in the game. It's not now a way to play FIFA online with your football loving chums. The " Ronaldo Edition " and " Icon Edition " have both been released already for those who pre-ordered and though you get several brilliant benefits, you're looking at upwards of £70.00. Read More »

Nintendo Wii Shop channel to close January 31st 2019


It's an end of an era as Nintendo has announced that the Wii Shopping Channel will close on January 31st 2019. The good news is that the shut down isn't going to happen for a while yet, though Nintendo will begin winding it down early next year. Read More »