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PUBG's Savage Map Test Begins Today on PC

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The first experimental testing window will run from April 2 at 7pm PDT until April 5 at 4am PDT and access is limited to only players with the unlock keys. The developer noted it hasn't released content so early since the game's first alpha previous year. Then, you have to be lucky enough to get a code via official PUBG social channels or the website in addition to keys other outlets will have up for grabs. Read More »

SpaceX set to launch resupply mission to the International Space Station

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Aboard the Dragon spacecraft, which was launched into space on April 8, 2016, will be roughly 5,800 pounds of cargo. Monday's launch will be SpaceX's 14th space station resupply mission. That will be followed by the company's third April launch on the 24th, when the company will send a communications satellite into space. The mission's Falcon 9 first-stage rocket was previously used on the CRS-12 mission in August 2017. Read More »

First Xiaomi Mi MIX 2S Teardown Surfaces In China

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Under the Mi Fan Festival 2018 sale's discount by "likes" campaign, Mi fans will have to first like the product, invite their friends to avail discounts and reach a specific number of likes to unlock the discount. As for the pricing, the Xiaomi Mi TV 4C 50-inch would cost you CNY 2199 ($ 349 / ₹ 22,720 approx.) and would go on sale in China from tomorrow, April 3rd. Read More »

WhatsApp for iOS Updated with Widget Status Feature

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Last week, WhatsApp rolled out a new feature for its Android users. You can choose to notify all your contacts, just those you have chats with, or choose only specific friends. To use the feature, WhatsApp users have to go to Settings Payments New Payment and then QR code. When the users will type the word, it will show related stickers available on the web. Read More »

Life can exist in Venus' clouds

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As per a new study, models based on Venus have suggested that the planet had a habitable climate in the past with liquid water on its surface for a period as long as two billion years which is even greater than water on Mars as per studies. Read More »

More Options For Querying DNS From R with 1.1.1.1

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At the same time, the new service is apparently faster than the hugely popular Google DNS and OpenDNS . In simple words, DNS servers are the servers that keep records of IP address and domain names. We've retained KPMG to audit our systems annually to ensure that we're doing what we say. The website offers setup instructions for Windows, Linux, and Mac devices, for iPhone and Android, and for routers. Read More »

Marketing Material of Moto G6, G6 Play and G6 Plus leaks out

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The fingerprint sensor of the Moto G6 will be placed in the front panel of the phone right below the display, with which users cannot only unlock the device but also the apps. The organization is relied upon to launch the Moto G6 series in India this month. It will apparently feature a 5.93-inch FHD+ display, a Snapdragon 630 processor, a dual camera setup on the back (12MP+5MP), a 16MP front snapper, a 3200mAh battery, and Android 8.0 Oreo. Read More »

It's official, Google launching smart speakers in India this month

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With China, a country with 721 million internet users, becoming a forbidden garden for both, it is natural that they have turned to the next best thing - India - with 300 million and rising internet users. Although, do keep in mind that these are fairly well-priced smart speakers . While Google's Assistant is called Google Assistant, Amazon calls its AI Alexa. Read More »

The near 'amazing coincidence' of Chinese space station crash

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Unless these low orbiting vehicles have thrusters to periodically raise their orbits, they'll eventually come down and burn up after entering the bulk of our planet's atmosphere. China lost contact with the station in 2016, so the exact position was unknown. Bill Ailor, of the Aerospace Corporation's Center for Orbital and Reentry Debris Studies, said that this re-entry is not particularly risky for people. Read More »

Axa Sells 155916 Shares of Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL)

Wealth Architects Llc bought 8,636 shares as the company's stock declined 3.81% with the market. Shares of Apple stock traded up $1.30 during trading on Friday, reaching $167.78. Therefore 29% are positive. (NASDAQ: AAPL ) has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, October 26 by Drexel Hamilton. The firm has "Outperform" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Monday, October 19. Read More »

"Ready Player One" Wins US Weekend Box Office; "Acrimony" Takes #2

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It's also benefiting hugely from an audience comprised of almost 40 percent men over the age of 25, for whom most of the film's pop-culture references are directed. That's a third of what " God's Not Dead 2 " made in its opening weekend two years ago and puts it twelfth on the charts this weekend. " I Can Only Imagine " follows at #4 with $10.8 million (cume now $55.6 million), while " Pacific Rim Uprising " grabs #5 on the strength of $9.2 million (cume now $45.7 million). Read More »

Slight chance Chinese space station impacts South Dakota

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Read on for more details on how to track its current location. This change of time also changes the locations, but on Saturday morning they were working on that updated calculation. Experts claim that the chances of anyone getting hit with debris from this Space Station is a long shot. The first was launched on June 16, 2012 , with three astronauts, including China's first female astronaut . Read More »

Are you sure you deleted that? Google probably kept a record

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The Final Four experiment is a bold and public test for Google's Big Data team. My take: In exchange for Google reminding me about upcoming trips, showing me my boarding passes, creating itineraries for me without asking and showing me how to navigate my way around town, Google has been tracking my every move for years since I started using it in the late 1990s, and I'm OK with that. Read More »

Jewish holiday of Passover begins

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The name Passover comes from the warning Moses received from God - that the Israelites should make their doorposts with lamb's blood so God would "pass over" their homes and spare them from the plagues. Families traditionally leave a symbolic seat open for the prophet and pour a glass of wine that they do not drink. When I ask myself how the night of Passover is unlike any other night, I'll remember how far I've come in realizing my own identity and embrace the journey ahead. Read More »

Google To Shut Down Its Goo.gl URL Shortener Next Year

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This does not means those links will still not redirect as intended, as they will, it just means there will be no additional benefits associated with using a URL shortener service . If you didn't know, Google has a URL shortening service where they take long URLs and converts them into shorter ones using the goo.gl link. The goo.gl link is very common on the web and was first launched by Google in 2009. Read More »

The Second Blue Moon from this March is Associated with the Easter

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Although the moon will reach peak fullness at 8:36 a.m. EDT on March 31, observers won't be able to see the moon, as it will be below the horizon at that time. The fourth full moon of the year is also known as a sap moon , because it marks the time of year sap is harvested from trees, according to The Old Farmer's Almanac , as reported by USA TODAY. Read More »

Padres pitching prospect Lucchesi set to make Major League Baseball debut

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Jeremy Jeffress, the fifth of six Milwaukee pitchers, was credited with the win after getting out of a bases-loaded, one-out jam in the bottom of the 11th when Chase Headley grounded into a double play. Just ask him. He'll tell you. His sinker was very good today. "I think guys in this clubhouse expect more than that". The Padres flashed some nice defense. Read More »

Google announces new features for Play Books

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Nothing is more frustrating than forgetting where you were and having to scrub through minutes if not hours of audio. He further added, "We will continue to provide solid services through consistent updates and events, while continuing to pursue customer satisfaction through marketing and promotions in each region around the world". Read More »

New audiobook features help Google in its fight against Amazon

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This feature will be helpful when you get an incoming call while reading an audiobook, Google said in its blog post . Yesterday's ruling by the U.S. Users can, for example, start an audiobook for their commute to work routine hands-free. Family Library might not be a new feature for all Play Books users - it allows you to share audiobooks and e-books with up to five family members. Read More »

Apple Updates Apple TV to tvOS 11.3 and Here's What's New

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As promised, Apple has made it possible to disable performance throttling on older iPhones whose batteries have degraded to the point that that they pose a risk for unexpected shutdowns resulting from voltage shortages. With this update, your home screen layout is now included with that backup. In the course of the conversation, you can use Apple Pay for transactions without leaving the app. Read More »

What Are Analysts Opinions On Pure Storage, Inc. (PSTG)

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In deciding what to focus on - in a stock, say - a typical day trader looks for three things: liquidity, volatility and trading volume. The stock now has a consensus rating of " Buy " and an average target price of $21.29. Analysts reported that the Price Target for Pure Storage, Inc . might touch $30 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $23.45 and $16 respectively. Read More »

Apple rolls out privacy updates ahead of GDPR

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The update does not involve new terms and conditions or changes to how the company handles data, officials said. Companies must also facilitate withdrawal of consent and data, allowing customers to demand the deletion of their personal data. Read More »

Samsung's Galaxy Note 8 gets updated to Oreo in the US

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As folks at Androidu.ro reported , the support page of the Galaxy Note 9 has emerged on Samsung's North Africa and South Africa websites. Based on this timing, the Galaxy Note 9 could be already released in July. According to the listing, the device will feature Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor. It also suggested that the handset will perform in line with the Galaxy S9 by showing 2,190 single-core scores and 8,806 multi-core scores. Read More »

The Moon will get 4G coverage next year

Only past year, Audi had said it would be getting a private lunar lander on the moon's surface carrying two Audi lunar rovers. According to plans set out by Vodafone , Nokia and space exploration company PTScientists , the aim of the network is to create a communications infrastructure for future lunar missions. Read More »

Baby Dinosaur Remains Unearthed in Montana

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The fossil includes the complete upper jaw of the dinosaur and all the teeth are still intact. Parts of the dinosaur's skull, hips, and backbones were also found. The Nanotyrannus is also a controversial dinosaur species because it isn't clear if it represents a separate species or if it is just a young Tyrannosaurus rex . Read More »

SpaceX plans morning satellite launch from Vandenberg AFB

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The satellites are being launched for Iridium, a global satellite communications firm that has given SpaceX significant business. SpaceX launched the first four missions (totaling 40 satellites) in 2017. SpaceX initially aimed to launch the Iridium-5 mission Thursday (March 29), but a technical glitch with one of the satellites forced a delay. Another used Falcon 9 rocket will launch an uncrewed Dragon cargo ship (which has also flown previously) to deliver NASA cargo to the International ... Read More »