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Rainbow Six Siege: Operation Para Bellum - Villa map trailer


The new map for that release has now been revealed as "Villa". The Pick & Ban system is designed to create a competitive atmosphere amongst teams. This will allow players to develop strategies based on another team or individual player's weaknesses and really work to exploit those in their quest for a win. Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi S2 officially launches in China


The BEST selfie smartphone is arriving soon". The Xiaomi Redmi S2 with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage has been launched with a price tag of CNY 999 (roughly translates to Rs 10,600) and the 4GB RAM and 64GB storage is priced at CNY 1,299 (around Rs 13,700). Read More »

Analysts Research Summary: Rite Aid Corp (RAD)

Evercore ISI Group "Initiates Coverage On" Rite Aid Corp (NYSE:RAD) in a research note issued to investors on 1/05/18 to Underperform with price target of $1.5. RSI is considered overbought when above 70 and oversold when below 30. These traditional levels can also be adjusted to better fit the security or analytical requirements. Read More »

How to Gift Xbox One and Microsoft Store PC Games Digitally


Well, an intriguing image has just been leaked by Walking Cat, and it looks similar to a new Xbox Controller designed for accessibility. Well, the gifting is pretty simple tough. Xbox Live services are now spread across multiple platforms, ranging from the Xbox 360, Xbox One, and PC. There are a few limits on gifting worth noting. Read More »

Signs of Europa space geyser seen in decades-old NASA data


Or, maybe when the powerful James Webb Space Telescope finally launches ( it has been pushed back several times), it will get a clearer picture of what's happening on the alien moon. For example, in the 2014 and 2016 candidate detections, the possible plumes blocked some ultraviolet light emitted by Jupiter . The behavior of the plumes is also unpredictable. Read More »

Huawei Mate SE starts receiving Android 8.0 Oreo


The Chinese tech giant has spread its reach across the Asian market for years now, which was cemented with the release of Huawei Honor 7X a few months ago. But also, other unique customized features and UI enhancements that are exclusive for Huawei/Honor devices. This update brings Android 8 .0 Oreo in-tow, which comes along with Huawei's EMUI 8 .0 overlay. Read More »

BMW 8 Series Coupe Officially Confirmed To Debut On June 15


And on the topic of the road auto, you can spot it behind the race vehicle in the photo above. In a launch event befitting the style and grandiose of the machine itself, BMW will finally pull the covers off its all-new BMW 8 Series Coupe, on the eve of the legendary 24-hours of Le Mans, on June 15th 2018. Read More »

Researchers Warn Of Critical PGP And S/MIME Email Encryption Vulnerabilities


There's now no fix, researchers said. Sebastian Schinzel , professor of computer science at Münster University investigated the flaw, tweeting that full details of the vulnerability will be available from 15 May. But it said that, correctly used and configured, both forms of encryption remained secure. The expert said that the attackers using these programs can "access" not only to intercepted letters, but all are ever sent. Read More »

Deus Ex "is not dead", says Eidos Montreal


Hard to know more at the time, in the past the name of Eidos Montreal had been associated with that of a new game dedicated to the Guardians of the Galaxy , that the agreement between Marvel and Square-Enix may extend beyond the Avengers Project? Eidos is now working on Shadow of the Tomb Raider , which is scheduled for release this September, and is also co-developing Crystal Dynamics' Avengers game. Read More »

A Japan-themed Superhot sequel has been announced


With the working title of " Superhot JP ", Tokyo developers GameTomo are promising you bullet dodging while bathing in a hot spring. There will be new weapons too, including a bow and arrow - so that's our Game of the Year sorted. If you're anxious about how the gameplay will be changed then don't be, according to GameTomo: "The game is close to the original SUPERHOT but there are new weapons, see through shoji screens, and some other surprises". Read More »

Could A Multiverse Be Hospitable to Life?


But huge computer simulations now show this is not the case. Even when the simulated universe contained hundreds of times more dark energy than there is in our universe, or far less, life still found a way. Scientists are yet to agree on the existence of a multiverse where our universe is only one of many, but if it does, it might not be as inhospitable to life as previously thought. Read More »

Final Fantasy VII Remake Might Only Arrive In 2023


While it's far from confirmed, I think we all could have expected that the Final Fantasy VII Remake is nowhere near done. According to Destructoid , producer Yoshinori Kitase and development lead Naoki Hamaguchi discussed the potential release window for the game behind closed doors at the recently held 30th Anniversary event for the series and here they floated the idea of a potential release 2023. Read More »

Bayonetta Developers Working on a New Action Game

According to DualShockers , during a panel at Bitsummit Inaba teased that the studio is now working on a game that will " turn the action genre on its head ". "We can not put together an AAA, $10 million-plus match, since we simply don't have that type of money as an independent programmer". Platinum's latest match was that the PS4 and PC exclusive Nier: Automata , which we mentioned was that the #10 greatest game of this year in 2017. Read More »

Overwatch Anniversary Celebration Begins Next Week


Overwatch is turning two years next week and just like last year's anniversary celebration, there will be another one this year and it should come with a range of new skins and possibly a new game mode as well. This means that skins from events such as Halloween, Summer Games, Winter Wonderland and Lunar New Year will all be made available again. Whether Blizzard will do something similar for this year remains to be seen but with the event's launch date, it shouldn't be long before we're ... Read More »

Huawei expected to launch Huawei Watch 2 water-resistant Wear OS smartwatch


The pics have since been removed for reasons unknown. This time around, though, Huawei is including an eSIM in the hardware instead of the standard SIM slot which was available in the original. The watch has a 360 degree circular OLED display with a 1.2-inch screen offering a 390 x 390 pixel resolution. The 420mAh battery will keep it ticking up to 3 days with mixed usage and 25 days in low power mode. Read More »

IPhone SE with Face ID could debut in September


Apple iPhone SE 2 render. Unlike the original iPhone SE, which debuted March 21, 2016, its iPhone SE 2 follow-up is reportedly going to debut around September. A common theme with all those glass screens was the lack of cutout for the physical home button, usually located below the display, as on the now available iPhone SE. Read More »

SpaceX Block 5 Version Of Flacon 9 Successfully Launched Bangabandhu-1


The rocket's first stage was successfully recovered, landing on the "Of Course I Still Love You" offshore droneship, about eight minutes after the launch, at an unmanned platform vessel in the Pacific Ocean. The Block 5 is a big deal for SpaceX because it's the culmination of the entire Falcon 9 project. Falcon 9 rocket, aiming to bring astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) in the future, came with many design changes to improve its reusability and reliability. Read More »

Google To Require Android OEMs Deliver Regular Security Updates


During the "What's new in Android security" session at Google I/O, Dave Kleidermacher (who became the Android Security Director in January) mentioned that Google will now require OEMs to roll out regular security updates. For example, we don't yet know if manufacturers will have to release security patches every month, like Google - though if we had to bet, we'd assume that they will. Read More »

Apple's Tim Cook tells graduates to be fearless


Despite the many big issues of the day, including rising political division, he said that technology still makes the present day "the best time in history to be alive" - striking an optimistic tone for graduating students in North Carolina. Read More »

NES Classic Returning this June 2018


Unfortunately, Nintendo didn't produce many of them, leading them all to sell out incredibly quickly, with many of them being bought by scalpers looking to re-sell them on eBay for incredibly inflated prices. The announcement is brief. "This system and the SNES Classic Edition system are expected to be available through the end of the year", reads a post from the official Nintendo of America Twitter account. Read More »

In One Week, 3 Teens Raped, Set on Fire in India


The attacker is reportedly a married father of one. The latest attack took place in Madhya Pradesh, in north-central India. The first of the three girls set ablaze this month was kidnapped from her home last Thursday in Jharkhand while her family attended a wedding. Read More »

NASA to Send Tiny Helicopter to Mars


Rovers can provide images from ground level only, and helicopters will fill in middle ground to give researchers more flexibility when seeking new information on land formations and ground features of Mars. Controllers on Earth will command the helicopter to take its first autonomous flight after its batteries are charged and tests are conducted, NASA said. Read More »

Huge discovery about Lost asteroid stuns scientists


He clarified, however, that there is no reason to worry about the nearby passage of the 2010 WC9 asteroid . The asteroid will fly over the earth at a staggering 28,000 miles per hour and it will be between 60 and 130 meters. Daniel Bamberger , also at Northolt Branch Observatories , sent along the two images below. "The asteroid will be moving quite rapidly (30 arc seconds per minute)". Read More »

SpaceX's new Falcon 9 just landed perfectly, and it's a game-changer


In September 2016, Bangladesh signed a 14 billion taka ($180 million) loan agreement with Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC) to finance the country's first-ever satellite. Then again, the notoriously fickle chap has also said he wants to begin retrieving the second stage of the Falcon, which would entail some major design changes in the future. Read More »

How To Turn On "Remind Me To Take A Break" On YouTube?

YouTube has got a new feature named " Remind me to take a break " that can remind the user that they should take a break from their binge-watching regime and give them a cue that there is a world outside. The idea here is that the app won't try to grab your attention, and the user will be able to avoid getting distracted from constant notifications . The Take a Break feature can be accessed by going to Settings General , and the notifications feature is available at Settings ... Read More »

'Black Dot of Death' message is freezing people's iPhones instantly


The Unicode bug grabbed the limelight after the video of the bug was posted by EverythingApplePro. The CPU is suddenly sent into a tizzy with the memory too getting consumed at an alarming rate. The Black Dot bug has caused issues in iPhone X along with iPhone 8 and 7 series. Start by force closing the app with the ol' swipe up method. This can be done by using 3D touch on Messages app icon on the home screen and then tapping on the "new message". Read More »

YouTube's new feature will give you a Reminder to take a Break


After the update is downloaded, YouTube users can go into the app's settings , and then the " General " menu selection. YouTube has got a new feature named " Remind me to take a break " that can remind the user that they should take a break from their binge-watching regime and give them a cue that there is a world outside. Read More »

The funeral of Stephen Hawking invited time travelers


Physicist died on March 14 , on 77-m to year of life. His ashes will be interred alongside the graves of Isaac Newton and Charles Darwin at next month's memorial service. He dressed up and waited for time travellers to arrive at a particular location at the University of Cambridge on June 28, 2009. A decade later, he famously threw a party for time travellers and sent the invitation, which included the date and coordinates of the party, only after it was over. Read More »

Man killed, woman wounded in Burnside shooting


Two males exited a silver auto and then shot him. A man was killed and a woman was wounded early Saturday in shooting in the Burnside neighborhood. The boys were in the 4600 block of North Sheridan Road when two to three people walked up around 7:35 p.m. Read More »

Increases Holdings in Idexx Laboratories (IDXX)

Institutional investors own 86.97% of the company's stock. The stock decreased 0.11% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $9.49. About 410,782 shares traded. In other news, Chairman Jonathan W. Ayers sold 22,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday , February 8th. MCKEON BRIAN P sold $1.20 million worth of stock or 6,602 shares. Read More »

Microsoft is working on a new smart speaker


Last year, Microsoft debuted in the field with Cortana-powered Harmon Kardon Invoke, but it garnered nearly zero market share and failed miserably. A lot of things have to be considered before they decide to manufacture it in large scale. There is also a possibility that Microsoft is not working on a smart speaker but is instead creating a reference design to be used by partner companies. Read More »