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AIM to end in December

Microsoft shutdown MSM Messenger in 2013 and encouraged users to switch to Skype so really AIM has done well to last as long as it has with the modern instant messenger services taking control of the market. Its popularity as a communication tool waned with the rise of text messaging, Google Chat and social networking sites. He added: "If you were a 90's kid, chances are there was a point in time when AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) was a huge part of your life". Read More »

Google Will Help Restore The Telephone System In Puerto Rico


Loon, part of a series of futuristic projects out of Alphabet's "X" laboratory, was originally created to provide internet coverage in under-developed rural areas. Giant balloons are sent about 12 miles up into the Earth's atmosphere. "We're grateful for the support of the FCC and the Puerto Rican authorities as we work hard to see if it's possible to use Loon balloons to bring emergency connectivity to the island during this time of need", said Libby Leahy, a spokesman for ... Read More »

Watch SpaceX launch its first of two Falcon 9 rockets this week

Hawthorne-based SpaceX has successfully launched another mission into space, sending a package of Iridium communications satellites into space from Vandenberg Air Force Base this morning at 5:37 a.m. Today's launch is familiar to SpaceX , since the company has basically done it before. A droneship landing attempt in the Atlantic Ocean is anticipated. Read More »

Evolution Gets a New Video Featuring Actual in-game Footage


Although not the only focus of the stream , Frontier devs sat down and discussed more of what players can expect when Jurassic World Evolution comes out in the Summer of 2018. A variety of challenges will greet players depending on the decisions made in the development of the park. Jurassic World: Evolution is being developed by Frontier Developments , which is known for their work on the RollerCoaster Tycoon series and more recently, Elite: Dangerous . Read More »

Flagship OnePlus 5 Out Of Stock In Most Countries. What's Going On?

Then, the OnePlus 5 went out of stock in both the United Kingdom and US. The new OnePlus flagship could hit the store shelves by the end of this year or early next year. The next-gen phone is rumored to be called OnePlus 6, and debut early next year. OnePlus 5: has there been cheating on the Benchmarks? OnePlus 6 is expected to solve all the things that users are not happy with the OnePlus 5. Read More »

Upcoming Honor 7X Hits Geekbench, Gets Certified By TENAA


The Honor 6X is ten months old at this point, so we're due for a new device in the budget series. Honor rolled out dual cameras in the Honor 6X earlier this year, and by making the move to a bezel-less screen, the manufacturer is continuing to make sure its budget devices are diverse enough from the rest of the pack. Read More »

WhatsApp's Business app APK available for download


After multiple leaks, Whatsapp Business app has finally reached the testing stage . Though the WhatsApp Business app is ready for download, the details about how the app will work are already out in the public domain. To make the two WhatsApp accounts distinguishable, the company has kept the "phone handle" as the icon for a personal account, while the business profile will have large "B" as its symbol. Read More »

Hart alum Trevor Bauer collects first career postseason win

But today is a new day , and the Bombers will have the home crowd cheering them on as they try to keep their season alive on Sunday . For the life of me, I can't understand why Girardi didn't challenge the call after home plate umpire Dan Iassogna allowed Lonnie Chisenhall to take first base after thinking he was hit with a Chad Green pitch. Read More »

Super Mario Odyssey's Newest Trailer Showcases Cappy's Abilities and Multiplayer


The principle of the game is that Bowser has kidnapped Peach and plans to marry her against her will. Bowser's a creepy bugger. Super Mario Odyssey is, in every sense of the phrase, a next-generation Mario game. Though we've known about this aspect of the game for a while now, this overview trailer shows it in more depth than we've seen before. The new trailer shows Mario in action in some of the game's colourful new environments, utilising the skills of his dominantly possessive ... Read More »

IO Interactive to make a Hitman announcement on October 24


IO Interactive has announced today on their blog that this month will see a slew of new Hitman content hit the game. "Mark this date on your calendars: October 24th". " So, save the date, let's hope it doesn't leak and we'll see you there! ". We won't know more about the big announcement for the game until the end of the month, but there's more coming in the interim. Read More »

Apple to look into iPhone 8 and 8 Plus swollen battery issue


After five days, when she put the phone on to charge using the original cable, the owner noticed a bulge in the front panel. Anthony Wu, a user from Toronto, Canada, bought a new IPhone 8 Plus on Sunday, said it was out of box. But it could be a few units, say reports, and Apple must be praying not a full batch is affected, that means recalling units, ruining the whole reputation build around iPhones for years. Read More »

Google Unveils Home Mini & Home Max Smart Speakers


The Max will be available from December in the USA for $399 in chalk and charcoal colours and will be coming to the United Kingdom later. And it projects 360-degree sound so you'll never miss a beat. It supports Spotify , Pandora, TuneIn, iHeart Radio, and Google Play Music, as well as external speakers connected by an auxiliary cable, Chromecast, or Bluetooth . Read More »

Chinese investigate the incredible popping iPhone 8

Incidents have been logged in Hong Kong , Canada , Greece and Taiwan . Apple ( AAPL ) stock was back in the red on Friday amid a fresh report from Asia that the new iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus could have a battery issue. "[Swelling is] very unusual for a brand-new battery and leads toward the direction of there's something fundamentally wrong with this battery", Sam Jaffe, managing director of Cairn Energy Research Advisors, told The Verge . Read More »

Large Internet-Beaming Balloons Might Be Headed To Puerto Rico


Musk is in talks with Ricadro Rossello, the island's governor, about what could be done. The agency formed a task force this week and approved an advance of $77 million to support carriers working to restore telecommunications services. Google isn't the only tech giant extending a helping hand to Puerto Rico. As communication providers that were impacted by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria continue their recovery effort, the FCC has announced the creation of a Hurricane Recovery Task Force. Read More »

Google doodle marks 103rd birth anniversary of Ghazal Queen Begum Akhtar


Born on October 7, 1914, in Faizabad , Begum Akhtar began singing at the age of fifteen despite opposition from her family. She was the well-known Indian singer of Ghazal, Thumris and Dadra genres of the Indian classical music. She later succumbed to the illness. The singer, who mesmerised the audience through her magical voice bid adieu to the world on October 30, 1974. Having gone through a lot of pain and struggle in her early years, many believed that the veteran Ghazal singer got so ... Read More »

Google: Pixel 2 'still comes with a headphone jack' but…

The phones will also work with Google's new $159 wireless Pixel Buds . "Your earphones hear you and your Pixel's speaker will play the translation in another language", read a press release from Google , which promoted the device yesterday by showing a conversation between an English- and Swedish-speaking person. Read More »

JP Morgan Chase & Co Begins Coverage on Liberty Media Corporation (FWONA)

The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link . The stock was sold at an average price of $37.31, for a total value of $5,708,430.00. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank acquired a new position in shares of Liberty Media Corporation in the 2nd quarter valued at $173,000. The legal version of this report can be read at ... Read More »

Samsung Earned $110 on every iPhone X sold


The incident comes as Apple investigates similar cases reported in Taiwan and Japan of batteries in its latest iPhone 8 Plus becoming bloated, causing the device's casing to pop open. The phablet "breaks new ground" and is the "current class-leader for stills". For videos, they reported that there's no autofocus tracking in default mode and there's residual motion visible even while holding the camera still during a video recording. Read More »

Google To Launch Its Amazon Echo Show Counterpart


The Echo far-field technology works to detect the wake word from across the room even in the noisiest parts of your home. Amazon also launched Echo Buttons which can be used for gaming sessions by establishing a connection with Amazon Echo speakers. Read More »

IPhone X Will Make Samsung More Money Than Their Own Phone?


Samsung has put its best display, best processor, best camera and all the unique features possible that they can cram into a smartphone. I like the dual camera of Note 8, while the screen seems to be more handsome than the old Notes. Although the number of complaints has been very small so far, there are worries over whether Apple iPhone 8 will cause problems for users. The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 camera suffers in the video department. Read More »

Did you see the Harvest Moon on Thursday?


This has it typically appearing with September's full moon, but it can also appear in October, which is this case this year. In some traditions, farmers see this as a sign that their crops are ready to be harvested. Today's full moon will reach its peak at 2:40 p.m. The time before this was in 2006. Did you take any pictures of the harvest moon last night? As of this writing, William White did not hold a position in any of the aforementioned securities . Read More »

Huawei Mate 10 Pro Leaked In Live Images Before October 16th Launch


Huawei's much-anticipated Mate 10 Pro has been leaked in a live image showing the handset in its full glory. The release is expected in December with Android operating system 8.0 Oreo, complemented by the shell EMUI 6.0. It is believed that Huawei was referring to the Mate 10 Pro in that teaser . This could mean that the overall thickness of the flagship will increase but most consumers will be concerned about experiencing an all-day battery life than a phone that's slightly bulkier. Read More »

Another swollen Apple iPhone 8 Plus battery discovered in China


Apple ( AAPL ) stock was back in the red on Friday amid a fresh report from Asia that the new iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus could have a battery issue. As per the reports, the phone or the packaging had no signs of explosion or burn. According to AppleInsider, the incidents are called infant failures, which are defects made in the first 30 days of the production of a certain device. Read More »

Pesticides in 75% of Honey Samples Taken from all Over the World


Environmental campaigners are now demanding a "complete and permanent" ban of neonicotinoids on farm crops in Europe . Further research is needed to gauge the effectiveness of the European Union steps. It was lowest in South America at 57%. The results suggest that a substantial proportion of world pollinators are probably affected by neonicotinoids. Read More »

Every Xbox One X Includes Halo's Master Chief Riding a Scorpion


Microsoft decided the Xbox One X also deserved a hidden Master Chief. The artwork is of a minuscule Master Chief sitting atop a scorpion, sort of in the same vein as a cowboy riding a bucking bronco. Inside every Xbox One X console is a tiny Master Chief riding a scorpion, although you'll have to void the warranty to see it . The Xbox One X is now available to preorder for $499 or equivalent depending on your region. Read More »

Yum China same-store sales beat, CEO to step down


Gotham Asset Management LLC owned approximately 0.14% of Yum! The company also announced a dividend for shareholders that was paid on Fri Aug 4, 2017. Following the sale, the chief financial officer now directly owns 39,664 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $2,935,136. Yum China Holdings Inc has a 52 week low of $23.79 and a 52 week high of $40.99. Read More »

Apple getting ready for Halloween and winter with emoji

Based on Unicode 10 , the new emoji characters number in the hundreds, Apple said in an emailed statement. The new update will include all the emoji introduced with Unicode 10 including Woman with Headscarf, Bearded Person, Breastfeeding, Zombie, Person in Lotus Position, new food items such as Sandwich and Coconut, and an "I love you emoji". Read More »

Mobile's Pixel 2 Deal Also Offers Half Your Money Back


To realize there's no headphone jack on the Pixel 2 , you have to go the specs page and notice the port's absence. That might be because Google wanted to place front facing speakers on Pixel 2 phones. Not only did we see the launch of the Google Home Mini and Pixel 2 smartphone, but Google also launched "Pixel Buds" , which are essentially an alternative to Apple's AirPods , with Google Assistant baked in. Read More »

Uber app can secretly record your iPhone screen, security researcher reveals


Uber says the feature is not in use and will be removed, but the fact it theoretically could have allowed the company to spy on customers' sensitive personal data is extremely worrying. So they can potentially draw or record the screen", explained Luca Todesco, a researcher and iPhone jailbreaker . This may have lead to passwords and other sensitive information getting stolen by a hacker or the brand itself. Read More »

Lenovo reaches back in time with the new ThinkPad Anniversary Edition 25


The ThinkPad Anniversary Edition 25 comes with "retro" ThinkPad features such as a backlit 7-row ThinkPad Classic keyboard, dedicated volume buttons, multiple status LEDs and a multicolor logo. Now, 130-million unit sales later, ThinkPad has helped explorers reach Earth's remotest places, supported dozens of missions into space and facilitated countless businesses to grow. Read More »

Destiny 2 Leviathan Raid Hard Mode Drops This Week

Bungie fired off a tweet this morning that should make Destiny 2 fans very happy. To access Iron Banner, you need to have beaten the campaign to find Lord Saladin in the Tower. The Iron Banner event in Destiny 2 does away with Power level bonuses for players of a higher level, creating what should be an even playing field where players that haven't yet got items like the MIDA Multi-Tool can win against those who have got access to higher level weapons and armor. Read More »

Did the Las Vegas shooter have an accomplice?


Danley, who was overseas for more than two weeks, said she was initially pleased when Paddock wired her money in the Philippines to buy a house for her family. "We have produced a profile of someone who is disturbed and risky", Sheriff Lombardo said. "Many families tonight will go to bed in a world that is suddenly empty". Read More »