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Fortnite: Epic announces a string of updates

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Unlike Battle Royale players, however, Save the World players will be receiving a special Valentine's themed quest called "A Love Story". Epic Games teased the key changes and improvements to expect once Fortnite: Battle Royale gets the next round of feature updates. Read More »

The Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony, Tonight on KSBW 8!

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And as the South appeared to look favorably on warming ties on the Korean Peninsula, Pence insisted Saturday "there is no daylight" among the United States and allies South Korea and Japan in intensifying pressure on the North over its nuclear and missile programs. Read More »

Instagram is testing alerts for when someone screenshots your story

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Instagram is testing the Screenshot Alert for stories . Literally, most of the IG users exploited this technique to save the posted stories, and the creator, of course, will be unknown of the fact. If your smartphone is set to Aeroplane Mode when you take the screenshot, you'll be able to bypass the warning. This will help identify the one who published a story to correctly identify the person who took a screenshot. Read More »

Wolverines pick up road win at Wisconsin Sunday

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Unfortunately, Nebraska sits a game ahead of them and has the head-to-head win over the Wolverines as well. And a loss to Wisconsin certainly would have been bad. After the hot start to the game, MI shut out the Badgers in the final minutes of the first half to build a 44-22 lead. A quiet Kohl Center crowd reawakened after a 12-0 run drew the Badgers within 58-47 with 8:52 left. Read More »

North Korea had frank, candid talks with South's president: KCNA

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Last month, a White House official told reporters Pence would attend the Winter Olympics opening to cheer American athletes and to counter any North Korean effort to "hijack" the games with a propaganda campaign. At the 2003 University Games in Taegu, accusations that local right-wing groups had "ransacked" bedrooms and stolen underwear at the North Korean delegation's hotel prompted the cheerleaders to down pom-poms in protest. Read More »

Kim's Sister to Meet Moon After Cheering on Unified Korea Team

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The pair were in fact impersonators who had made their way into the stands for the ceremony before swiftly being shown out by security staff. If the proposed visit of the South Korean President to the north does take place it will be the first summit between Korean leaders since 2007, and only the third inter-Korean summit to ever take place. Read More »

Samsung chief named suspect in $7.5m fraud

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A series of scandals have dogged the family of Samsung, South Korea's biggest business empire. On Monday, the Seoul High Court overturned a lower court ruling, slashing Lee's original prison term to two-and-a-half years suspended for four years. Read More »

ASUS Zenfone 5 and Zenfone 5 lite leak spill all the beans

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The latest Asus Zenfone 5 Lite leak comes in the form of a live image shared by an Instagram user who has been teasing the arrival of the device. The Zenfone 5 Lite will be the first Asus smartphone to offer quad camera setup. The design of Asus ZenFone 5 is minimalistic, but its screen is still there framework, although relatively small. Asus seems to be gearing up to showcase it's Zenfone 5 range of smartphones at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 later this month. Read More »

Turkish Military Helicopter Shot Down In Syria

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This is published unedited from the PTI feed . Russia, Assad's most powerful ally, said on Thursday a ceasefire was unrealistic. Ankara has consistently denied any civilian casualties, with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan claiming his army could execute the mission in Afrin "in several days [if it] used all of its warplanes, tanks, and helicopters, leveling everything coming in its way". Read More »

Iranian athletes to receive Olympic mobile phones

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Games organisers had refused on Wednesday to give athletes from Iran and North Korea the Galaxy Note 8 devices from sponsor Samsung, loaded with essential logistical and competition information, due to global sanctions. If Samsung Electronics does not withdraw from its decision until Thursday afternoon, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif will not use Samsung any more as he has it now as his cell phone, the source told Islamic Republic News Agency ( IRNA ). Read More »

Further losses predict on Wall Street

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The turmoil began late last week amid fears of increasing inflation, when the Dow lost 1,175 points - the biggest one-day points loss in its 122-year history. Shares of high-dividend paying companies in utilities and real estate were among the biggest losers. "That is not to say that we won't see further falls in coming days, but in an environment where growth is good and earnings are expected to rise globally, there are decent underpinnings", said James Knightley, chief worldwide ... Read More »

19 killed, dozens injured in Hong Kong bus crash

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A No. 872 bus lost control and toppled on Tai Po Road Saturday evening, local radio RTHK reported. Police said at least 18 people, including 15 men, had been confirmed dead on the scene. The injured passenger told the paper: "It was much faster than I normally felt in a bus". Hong Kong's public transport is usually safe, and deadly accidents of this scale are relatively infrequent. Read More »

EMUI 8 with Android Oreo lands on Honor 8 Pro in India

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A full-scale Oreo rollout for Samsung has begun just now, and we can safely assume that Samsung will be busy at work rolling it out for newer devices . Earlier Samsung has started the Android Oreo Beta programme for their Samsung Galaxy S8-series device, and now some new information is there which will make Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus users go insane. Read More »

USOC: No plans for American bid for 2026 Olympics

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The USOC was present for one of the final sentencing hearings for Larry Nassar, but Probst says the USOC "took too long to reach out to" athletes abused by Nassar. "Words can not express the anger that the board and leadership of the US Olympic Committee and me personally feel about the human toll that Larry Nassar's abuse has taken on these young women and their families". Read More »

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT): Intermediate Look

The hedge fund run by David Zusman held 2.50 million shares of the energy company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $21.43 million, up from 1.68M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Since August 29, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 insider sales for $5.98 million activity. Schroepfer Michael Todd sold $7.14 million worth of stock. Since August 25, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 11 selling transactions for $55.63 million activity. Read More »

Facebook trying on 'downvote' button

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If Facebook had posted that statement as a comment we'd have clicked on whatever the "this is bad" button was. Facebook appears to be testing a Reddit-like downvote button - bringing us closer to the much-requested "dislike" feature. Read More »

Xiaomi Mi 7 Specifications Leaked

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Reports had suggested the phone will be unveiled at MWC this month. As per the leaked design, the Mi MIX 2S will have its selfie camera positioned at the top-right corner while there will be a slim earpiece in the middle of the upper bezel. Read More »

Kingdom Hearts III trailer reveals Monsters Inc

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After this encounter, there's a brief switch to the world of Toy Story , before we're thrust into the brand new Monster's Inc world, complete with an endearing introduction to Mike, Sulley, and Boo. Each section will have bout 3 worlds each but the developer stated that this does not mean there are only nine worlds within the game. Square also used the conference to discuss other elements of Kingdom Hearts 3 . Read More »

DiDi to enter Japanese ride-hailing market

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Didi has raised almost $20 billion including a $4 billion round for global expansion which closed in December. With Didi and SoftBank set to offer yet another competitor, it is no surprise that Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has made Japan the first stop of his inaugural trip to Asia as head of the ride-sharing firm. Read More »

North Korea: Cracks in US-Japan-South Korea alliance start to show

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Reviving inter-Korean talks is key to the polices of Moon, who says South Korea should be in the driver's seat in global efforts to deal with the North's nuclear threat. The North Korean delegation is set to return home Sunday. South Korean President Moon Jae-in has invited Kim Yo Jong and Kim Yong Nam to a luncheon at Seoul's presidential palace on Saturday in what would be the most significant diplomatic event between the rivals in years. Read More »

Abe leaves for Pyeongchang for talks with Moon, Olympics ceremony

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This does not mean that North Korean athletes have not used the Olympic Games as an opportunity to defect into South Korea before. Kim Yo Jong, the first member of the North's ruling dynasty to visit the south since the end of the Korean War in 1953, smiled broadly as they shook hands . Read More »

Instagram test lets some share other users' posts in Stories

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As mentioned above, the catch is that the feature would only work with Instagram accounts that are public . If you're not comfortable with the idea of your photos being shared in other people's pages and Stories, Instagram will apparently allow you to opt-out of the " Regram " system. Read More »

Huawei P20 Plus render leaked, suggests a triple camera setup

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If the reports are to believed, the smartphone will sport a 5.8-inch display with an 18:9 aspect ratio. Also unknown is what Huawei will actually be using the third camera for; typically, dual-camera systems either have a black-and-white and a color lens, or a standard lens and a telephoto lens. Read More »

Amazon kicks off free Whole Foods delivery in four cities

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Yesterday, the tech giant-grocery store duo announced Prime members are now eligible for free two-hour deliveries on orders over $35 from Whole Foods. 2 best-selling private label brand on Amazon, according to e-commerce analysis firm One Click Retail. Whole Foods employees will not necessarily handle the selection process . Read More »

The Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE) Shares Bought by HM Payson & Co

The Westend Advisors Llc holds 151 shares with $22.53 million value, down from 394,194 last quarter. Clinton Group Inc. acquired a new stake in Adobe Systems during the second quarter worth approximately $411,000. Sheets Smith Wealth Mgmt invested in 9,237 shares. Exane Derivatives has invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE). Read More »

Google Faces Class Motion Lawsuit Over Faulty Pixel, Pixel XL Items

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The plaintiffs allege that Google knowingly sold defective Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones, which suffered from problems with the microphones that prevented them from being used for calling or voice assistant functionality. Google urged those with affected Pixel smartphones to claim under warranty or to contact a service provider if out of warranty, including Dixons Carphone Warehouse in the United Kingdom and uBreakiFix in the US. Read More »

Apple Live News Section Now Available in TV App

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While not as extensive as the Sports interface, the News section in the TV app allows users to instantly access live streaming news content from several different networks. Apple's PyeongChang Olympics coverage is provided by NBC across both iOS devices and Apple TVs . Unless you've already downloaded a given network's app, tapping on any of the channels requires you to download the app, after which live news video will quickly begin playing. Read More »

US IT headed towards Canada

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Business Insider is reporting this is Trudeau's chance to pitch Toronto for Amazon's new headquarters, H-Q-2. "Any investment in Canada would be a great thing and obviously it would be a significant boon for anyone who got it", Trudeau said. Read More »

Apple Source Code Leak Breaches Virtual Fort Knox Around iOS

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The code leaked onto GitHub claims to be designed for iOS 9 but much of it is likely to be found in iOS 11 , making the leak potentially risky to Apple's mobile software. "It is considered confidential and proprietary". "Old source code from three years ago appears to have been leaked, but by design the security of our products doesn't depend on the secrecy of our source code", Apple said in a statement to media on Thursday. Read More »

Fortnite Hit 3.4 Million Concurrent Players February 4th

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By comparison, that's ahead of the 3 million peak concurrent players that PUBG reached in January . Still, 3.4 million concurrent users is a huge number and it speaks to the ongoing popularity of Epic's game. There's a whole lot more waffling in the post if you fancy reading it, although in laymen's terms, the gist of the matter is clear: 'When 3.4 million clients are connected at the same time these inefficiencies add up quickly'. Read More »