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Tech Netflix responds to backlash over 'creepy' viewing figures tweet
Author: 0 Netflix responds to backlash over 'creepy' viewing figures tweet

Americans are upset with the streaming service after it released a snarky tweet aimed at making light of A Christmas Prince's surprise popularity. But even though it's silly, " A Christmas Prince " has become something of a cult hit for Netflix, and has already created some superfans.

Tech Google Starts Shipping $399 Google Home Max Speaker
Author: 0 Google Starts Shipping $399 Google Home Max Speaker

The Home Max allows you to use your voice to control popular services like Spotify Free and Premium, YouTube Music , Google Play Music or Pandora. Interestingly, the Google Home Max is created to place either vertically or horizontally. Apple HomePod was likely to hit this year, but it has been delayed until early next year .

Tech How to Play the New Zelda DLC Right Now
Author: 0 How to Play the New Zelda DLC Right Now

This year's Game Awards rewarded some of 2017's best games, but the show also revealed a bunch of major announcements for both existing games and entirely new ones, which includes new trailers for Death Stranding , The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild , Soul Calibur VI, and more.

Tech MediEvil 4K Remaster Revealed at PSX
Author: 0 MediEvil 4K Remaster Revealed at PSX

While you may have expected that announcement to come during the PlayStation Experience this weekend, it seems as though the studio had another surprise in store, revealing a new squad-based tactical first-person shooter called Firewall Zero Hour .

Tech Steam no longer accepting Bitcoin as payment, because it's too volatile
Author: 0 Steam no longer accepting Bitcoin as payment, because it's too volatile

Valve said that volatility can complicate purchases made on Steam, a platform and social network for purchasing computer games and software. "These fees result in unreasonably high costs for purchasing games when paying with Bitcoin". He said that the volatile fees with Steam purchases can come from timing delays associated with confirming transactions on the Bitcoin blockchain , which is constantly being updated but can suffer from network congestion.

Tech Here's How Facebook Plans To Develop Products For Your Kids
Author: 0 Here's How Facebook Plans To Develop Products For Your Kids

Rolling out today on iOS in the U.S., " Messenger Kids " lets parents download the app on their child's phone or tablet, create a profile for them and approve friends and family with whom they can text and video chat from the main Messenger app.

Tech Square Enix will reveal the new Tomb Raider game in 2018
Author: 0 Square Enix will reveal the new Tomb Raider game in 2018

Combine that with the 11 million made by its predecessor and it's clear why Square-Enix would want to continue developing new games in the series. A new Tomb Raider is coming. Square Enix gave us that today and even included a bit of a secret for those with keen eyes. We also can't help but to appreciate how the developers are handling this.

Tech Apple reveals 2017's best apps, games, movies, music and more
Author: 0 Apple reveals 2017's best apps, games, movies, music and more

Moving on to the best games of the year , Splitter Critters took home the title on the iPhone, while The Witness came out on top on the iPad. Photo-editing app Affinity Photo was Apple's top iPad app of the year and puzzler The Witness was the No.

Tech Amazon Prime Video finally lands on the Apple TV
Author: 0 Amazon Prime Video finally lands on the Apple TV

What is Amazon Prime and is it worth the money? However, until then you can use the method mentioned above. But the rivalry between Apple and Amazon came to an end after Apple TV was allowed on Amazon's website . Seems to be the new standard. These are all quickly and easily accessible through a quick "films with HDR" search. But the Apple TV is also seen as one of the primary products for driving Apple's increasingly important Services revenue .

Tech Google Maps Motorcycle Mode Launched in India for 2 Wheeler
Author: 0 Google Maps Motorcycle Mode Launched in India for 2 Wheeler

For users in India, though, soon to be followed by other countries, there is a fifth option: two-wheeler mode. Google will eventually sort out all the issues, and in the meantime, try out the new "Two Wheeler Mode" for yourself. If you're on a bicycle or motorcycle, it's easier to maneuver through traffic than with a auto - and now, Google Maps has finally caught on to the idea.

Tech Back Up, Curse Of Osiris Released]
Author: 0 Back Up, Curse Of Osiris Released]

The studio has not yet released full patch notes for update 1.1.0; we'll amend this article with details once they're available. The expansion pack will also feature new weapons, armor, co-op multiplayer modes and multiplayer arenas. On top of that, if you weren't comfortable with the base game's story, nothing indicates you will like the stories the expansions add either. However, make sure you have enough storage space.

Tech Apple Pay Cash Vs Venmo Vs Square Cash: Which App Is Better?
Author: 0 Apple Pay Cash Vs Venmo Vs Square Cash: Which App Is Better?

Apple had planned on pushing out iOS 11 .2 some time this week, and only because of the bug did it have to release the new build early. However, the company delayed it until the iOS 11.2 release. Just because you have more than one card linked to Apple Pay doesn't mean you can use any of them with Apple Pay Cash . The process will ask you for your name, address, date of birth, and last four digits of your social security number.

Tech Snapchat's Evan Spiegel not-so-subtly bashes Facebook for spreading fake news
Author: 0 Snapchat's Evan Spiegel not-so-subtly bashes Facebook for spreading fake news

The update is expected to begin rolling out this Friday. This changes how most of the content is shown to users and also includes some new features. Dividing content may make it hard for companies who are trying to squeeze their snaps between friend posts to get noticed. Snapchat has attracted loyal fans - including young people - because it's different, and the innovative Spiegel is better than nearly everyone at giving users unique products and features.

Tech BMW's all-new i8 Roadster makes LA debut
Author: 0 BMW's all-new i8 Roadster makes LA debut

BMW has been teasing this model for quite some time, but we finally get the chance to see it uncovered. For starters, the thanks to the i8's light, strong and rigid carbonfibre tub construction the soft top i8 is only 60kg heavier than the Coupe at 1595kg.

Tech Women allege assault at massage franchise
Author: 0 Women allege assault at massage franchise

A BuzzFeed investigation revealed that the alleged victims have filed sexual assault lawsuits, police reports , and state board complaints against the individual spas, workers, or the national company, a BuzzFeed.com investigation said. News 4 is not aware of any other allegations involving Massage Envy franchises in Tennessee. With over 15 years and 125 million massages, even one incident is too many.

Tech HTC U11 starts getting Oreo update in the US
Author: 0 HTC U11 starts getting Oreo update in the US

Owners of the unlocked HTC U11 can expect a treat to help them get through their post-holiday weekend Monday blues. The U11 runs a almost stock version of Android 7.1.1 and has some pretty powerful internals (such as the Snapdragon 835 SoC, 6GB RAM and 12MP rear camera) along with some useful gimmicky features (such as the "squeezable" Edge Sense and multiple AI-based assistants).

Tech Google Questioned by Regulators About Location Data
Author: 0 Google Questioned by Regulators About Location Data

With user location data, cell towers could be used to triangulate location to around a quarter-mile radius, and even closer in urban areas where cell towers are closer together. "It has pretty concerning implications", said Bill Budington, a software engineer who works for the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a nonprofit organization that advocates for digital privacy.

Tech JT Barrett says he will play in Big Ten Championship Game
Author: 0 JT Barrett says he will play in Big Ten Championship Game

Like numerous recent games, the loss was gut-wrenching for MI fans. Ohio State trailed 20-14 at the time, leading a frenzied crowd of fans at the Big House to believe that the Wolverines had suddenly gained control of the game. Three years ago, Barrett was injured against MI and Cardale Jones took over. Instead of having the ball at the OSU 34, the Buckeyes punted, and the Wolverines started at their own 23 with 2:02 remaining.

Tech Egypt Sinai: Bomb and gun attack on mosque
Author: 0 Egypt Sinai: Bomb and gun attack on mosque

Islamic State earlier this year posted a video of the beheading of two Sufis in northern Sinai, accusing them of practicing "sorcery". Egypt's reaction: The President vowed to restore security and avenge those killed. They said the IS militants had blocked escape routes from the area by blowing up cars and leaving the burning wrecks blocking the roads. Images from inside the building showed dozens of bodies wrapped in blood-soaked cloth lined up on the carpeted floor.

Tech Apple to unveil iPhone SE 2 next year
Author: 0 Apple to unveil iPhone SE 2 next year

According to China's Economic Daily News , Apple is gearing up to launch the successor of iPhone SE , dubbed as iPhone SE 2 in the first quarter of next year. There isn't much information available out there but it's speculated the smartphone will still flaunt 4-inch screen and will be manufactured by Wistron in India.

Tech Different Alcoholic Drinks Tied to Different Moods
Author: 0 Different Alcoholic Drinks Tied to Different Moods

The table of 'Overall reported emotions by individual type of alcoholic drink (%)', shows that only 2.57% of red wine drinkers experienced feelings of aggression, not 7.1%. More than 40 percent ticked "sexy" on the survey. A survey of 29 thousand people showed that the sensation from taking alcohol doses in people are similar no matter what country you live respondents, their religious or cultural identification.

Tech The Net Neutrality Rules to be Scrapped Off
Author: 0 The Net Neutrality Rules to be Scrapped Off

The commission is expected to vote on the proposal on Dec.14. The principle was born as regulators, consumer advocates and internet companies voiced concern about what broadband companies could do with their power as the gateway to the internet - blocking or slowing down apps that rival their own services, for example.

Tech Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR Pro customers get F1 driver training
Author: 0 Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR Pro customers get F1 driver training

Why? AMR Pro models will come with the same slick Michelin racing tyres found on the current generation of top-tier Le Mans prototypes, says Auto Express , as well as F1-inspired carbon brakes. "While the core elements of the road and track versions are shared, every aspect of the AMR Pro - aerodynamics, chassis, powertrain and weight - has been optimised to significantly extend the performance envelope", Newey said in a statement.

Tech Google will give you salary estimates before you apply for a job
Author: 0 Google will give you salary estimates before you apply for a job

The new feature, which is embedded in the company's core search service, provides estimated salaries for specific job postings based on information like job titles, locations, and company information. If there's a job posting in which an employer has provided salary information , Google (goog) said it would show a comparison with its own salary estimates.

Tech GameStop 'Pauses' Game Subscription Service Rollout
Author: 0 GameStop 'Pauses' Game Subscription Service Rollout

The retailer confirmed that it had halted the initiative in a statement, citing "a few program limitations we have identified" as the cause. As a PowerPass member, you'll only be able to check out one pre-owned game at a time, but can swap it for a new one as often as you like.

Tech Chevrolet Debuts 755-Horsepower Corvette ZR1 In Flashy 'Sebring Orange'
Author: 0 Chevrolet Debuts 755-Horsepower Corvette ZR1 In Flashy 'Sebring Orange'

DUBAI - The King is returning, stronger than ever. With 563kW and 969Nm of torque at its disposal, Chevrolet says the 2018 Corvette ZR1 is the fastest production 'Vette ever . The kit also includes special chassis tuning and Magnetic Ride Control, along with Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 summer tires. Both wings are tied to the ZR1 chassis, much like the C7.R race vehicle, to ensure maximum stability.

Tech Huge OnePlus 5T leak reveals everything you could want to know
Author: 0 Huge OnePlus 5T leak reveals everything you could want to know

For beginners, the reviewer's package looks pretty similar to the package handed out by OnePlus earlier this year at the OnePlus 5 India launch. The major news is that the phone will be running Android 7.1.1 Nougat (nope, no sign of Oreo yet), and has very small bezels thanks to the disappearance of the front home button (it's now on the reverse).

Tech Tripadvisor issues warnings against hotels where sexual assaults have occured
Author: 0 Tripadvisor issues warnings against hotels where sexual assaults have occured

TripAdvisor confirmed this month its willingness to publish travel reviews which include reports of crimes such as rape, robbery, theft or assault. "We do believe the first version of this badge is created to be a catalyst for consumers to do additional research outside of TripAdvisor if our reviews may not readily communicate issues related to health, safety and/or discrimination issues, and spur a traveler to do a keyword search in TripAdvisor reviews".

Author: 0 Star Wars Millennium Falcon is Hidden Near A Golf Course in England

Longcross Studios sits along the M3 Highway in Surrey, England, and so does the iconic Millenium Falcon . Google also happened to capture the Falcon as it was being constructed at Pinewood Studios . It was last seen being landed on a mysterious planet by heroine Rey and Chewbacca while searching for the missing Skywalker. Star Wars fans have always been a clever bunch, but they may have outdone themselves this time.

Tech 52% iOS Devices Now Run iOS 11
Author: 0 52% iOS Devices Now Run iOS 11

It's working on an update to fix it, but there's word yet when it will be released. The latest beta is iOS 11.2 beta 2. iPhone X supplies continue to ramp up, with Apple yesterday announcing that it will go on sale in 13 more countries on November 24.

Tech Mobile, Sprint Abandon Mega-Merger Talks
Author: 0 Mobile, Sprint Abandon Mega-Merger Talks

Had T-Mobile and Sprint completed a merger, Reuters says the new company would have claimed more than 130 million subscribers. "The prospect of combining with Sprint has been compelling for a variety of reasons, including the potential to create significant benefits for consumers and value for shareholders", John Legere, president and CEO of T-Mobile, in a statement .

Tech Trump's 11-Minute Twitter Outage Raises Broader Security Questions
Author: 0 Trump's 11-Minute Twitter Outage Raises Broader Security Questions

Twitter said on Thursday a review of the outage was ongoing. In an earlier statement, the social network said it was "taking steps to prevent this from happening again". This incident highlights the need for companies, especially those with a lot of data, to bulk up their monitoring capabilities and keep track of which employees have administrative control and access to information, Connor said.

Author: 0 Nobody knows if Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber are actually back together

Their PDA-packed display comes amid claims the Baby hitmaker, 23, pursued Selena "for months" before they officially got back together when she split from The Weekend, 27, according to TMZ . It certainly looks like the "prospect" of them getting back together is actually turning out to be a real thing. If you've been keeping up with this Justin Bieber-Selena Gomez romance, you'll know that I'm right about everything thus far so you should take what I say as fact.

Tech Shilpa says something to Vikas that makes him wish his family dies
Author: 0 Shilpa says something to Vikas that makes him wish his family dies

The controversial show, which kickstarted on October 1, has completed a month today and, arch-rivals Shilpa and Vikas are giving it all to stay ahead in the game. After her plan failed spectacularly, she took turns either sitting nearby or standing in the background as Arshi repeatedly called her "aunty" and Mehjabi called her "bhikaaran".

Tech Aston Martin Says Goodbye to Vanquish S With Ultimate Edition
Author: 0 Aston Martin Says Goodbye to Vanquish S With Ultimate Edition

It's likely to be the final Aston Martin produced to be powered by Aston's 5.9-litre naturally-aspirated V12 making 443kW, with the next version to use either the new 5.2L twin-turbocharged V12 or the Mercedes-AMG sourced biturbo V8. Inside it gets grey leather upholstery with electron yellow and blue detailing to match the exterior. The auto will also feature an 8-speed automatic gearbox, adjustable dampers and carbon ceramic brakes.

Tech Ghost of Tsushima is a new samurai game from Sucker Punch
Author: 0 Ghost of Tsushima is a new samurai game from Sucker Punch

The trailer for the game showcased some fantastic cinematic visuals however if you were doubting that it was all CGI, Sucker Punch has confirmed that the footage was all in-engine and the trailer aims to showcase what they want to achieve with an open world Samurai game in Japan.

Tech Metal Gear Survive Release Date Confirmed by Konami
Author: 0 Metal Gear Survive Release Date Confirmed by Konami

Konami has confirmed that Metal Gear Survive will launch on PlayStation 4 , Xbox One and PC on February 22, 2018. Pre-ordering gets you the Day 1 Survival Bonus Pack, which includes several bonus items. However, a mysterious hole opens up in the sky and transports the survivors to a unusual location. It's also one of the first major games Konami is releasing since it made a decision to focus other endeavors, like slot machines.

Author: 0 Injustice 2 Finally Coming to the PC-Beta Arriving October 25

Injustice 2 originally launched for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in May of this year, and received critical acclaim for its excellent fighting mechanics and wealth of content. There is no set release date yet for the final version. This should be a good opportunity for players to see how the game's performance is, and if it's improved from Injustice's last foray onto the PC.

Author: 0 Facebook Messenger adds support for Peer-to-Peer Payments through PayPal

In the same piece of news, PayPal announced that it has made a decision to introduce its first PayPal customers service bot for Messenger . In an effort to make this feature as smooth as possible, there will be a PayPal customer service bot available to users without having to leave Facebook's app.

Tech PM Modi prays at Kedarnath Temple ahead of its closure for winter
Author: 0 PM Modi prays at Kedarnath Temple ahead of its closure for winter

PM Modi is in Uttarakhand and after offering his prayers at the Kedarnath temple, he addressed a public meeting where he discussed the development of the shrine. However, the reconstruction plan did not materialise and today, PM Narendra Modi accused the then Congress government of Uttarakhand and the UPA at the Centre for rejecting his reconstruction proposal.

Tech Sorry Uber, Google Parent Alphabet Invests $1B in Lyft
Author: 0 Sorry Uber, Google Parent Alphabet Invests $1B in Lyft

The falling out dates back to past year when Kalanick became convinced that Waymo meant to deploy its robotic cars in a rival ride-hailing service. United States ridesharing giant Lyft announced Thursday it has received a $1 billion investment led by the venture arm of Google parent Alphabet , to help ramp up its challenge to market leader Uber.

Tech Nintendo Switch Firmware Update Allows (Limited) Video Capture and Profile Transfer
Author: 0 Nintendo Switch Firmware Update Allows (Limited) Video Capture and Profile Transfer

Previously, you could only take screenshots. Nintendo said you can save 30-second snippets, which makes sense given the Switch's limited storage, but it also said the feature isn't available in all games. Nintendo Switch aims to continue its momentum into the holidays, with the launches of Fire Emblem Warriors on October 20, Super Mario Odyssey on October 27, DOOM and The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim from Bethesda Game Studios on November 10 and November 17, respectively, and ...

Tech Hands on with the Fall Update for Xbox One
Author: 0 Hands on with the Fall Update for Xbox One

Microsoft is now offering three theme options, specifically dark, light, and high-contrast. A new "Friends in games" flyout also lets you see who's playing the same game as you, while game invites show up in the Multiplayer tab of the Guide .

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