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Telltale embraces online social multiplayer with Crowd Play mechanic

End-of-episode recaps will now include Crowd Play statistics, too. The system supports up to 2,000 participants, apparently. The studio explained at the convention that they've been observing a phenomenon over the years with their games where peopl...

Cyanogen lays off OS staff, to switch focus to app development

So for all you users of CM out there, you can rest easy knowing that for now it seems that nothing has changed. According to the sourced report , Cyanogens is only cutting down the workforce involved in the sector of systems and QA development as ...

AAP's Bhagwant Mann says sorry after meeting Speaker over Parliament video

The BJP demanded that Akali Dal's Harsimrat Kaur Badal be allowed to speak on the Mann issue, while the Congress objected, saying she was a member of the Lok Sabha. Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs said the House should discuss the issue a...

Power rankings: RBC Canadian Open

Roth emphasizes that the RBC Canadian Open is a great family event - especially given the fact that children 17 and under are admitted free. I'm not sure it favors anyone. The atmosphere of being a Canadian and playing at the RBC Canadian Open is...

India Lifts Ban on Printing Kashmir Newspapers Amid Unrest

Tarigami also targeted Mehbooba Mufti government over its claims "the decision to ban publication of newspapers in the Valley did not have consent of the Chief Minister and might have been taken at the local-level" and wondered who is calling shots t...

Poke Radar for Pokemon GO

I've bought Jellies shoes and chokers as an adult). Plus, if your volume is accidentally turned on and the Pokemon Go theme song starts to play, you'll get some irritated looks. GO try your Luck. Time for more confessions. Pokemon GO can be d...

Local gamers talk the excitement behind Pokemon Go

Your friends are playing it, tweeting about it, huge crowds of people are gathering to catch invisible monsters all over the world. As soon as Pokemon Go went live on the App Store, it started its catapult to the top of the charts, and the unique g...

Microsoft wins landmark appeal over seizure of foreign emails

Today, the Second Circuit Appeals Court agreed that Microsoft didn't have to hand over the data. In a 43-page decision handed down on Thursday, the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals overturned the lower court's ruling, finding that the Stored Commun...

Lawmaker to launch Labour Party leadership contest in UK

Angela Eagle has insisted she can save Labour as she prepares to formally launch a leadership contest with the potential to rip the party apart. Corbyn said if the party's national executive committee decided he should not automatically be on ...

Facebook Messenger gets optional end-to-end encryption in form of 'secret conversations'

Besides WhatsApp , Facebook messenger and Allo, some other messaging app which now employs end to end encryption and guarantees total privacy are: Apple's iMessage, Viber , Line , Signal (developed by Whisper Systems and favourite of famed whi...

White Sox turn triple play against Braves

Neither the Atlanta Braves nor the Chicago White Sox have provided much run support for their pitchers who will take the mound for Saturday's middle game of the weekend series in the Windy City, so Atlanta's Julio Teheran and Chicago's Jose Quintan...

Tesla Trips On 'Extreme' Production Ramp As It Misses Q2 Targets

Last week, United States regulators have started a preliminary probe into a case where a Model S driver died while operating his vehicle on autopilot mode. In exchange for providing the money to build and market your products, investors want to know ...

'Paragon' early access comes to PS Plus next month

As a reminder, developer Epic Games is the one that brings the new MOBA to life. In it, you'll get access to three heroes - Murdock, Rampage and Gadget - and their Master Challenges, which will unlock taunts and XP boosts. Although Paragon will a...

Apple Watch 2 price may increase because of a more advanced display

These kinds of displays don't need backlighting, similar to what the LCDs in current iPhones use. Though the validity of the report is a tad touch-and-go, bolstering the claim is Apple's acquisition of LuxVue technologies in 2014 - a company whic...

Twilio IPO Blast Provides A Kick Of Hope For Tech Unicorns

At $25.30 a share, Twilio has a market value of about $2.1 billion, well above where it was valued in its previous financing round at about $1 billion, or $11.31 a share. The lack of tech IPOs this year has created a pent-up investment demand, whic...

Great Lakes states to decide on thirsty city's plan to 'borrow' water

The Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Council also included enforcement guidelines around the requirement that Waukesha must return 100-percent of the water it withdraws. "The Great Lakes Compact was specifically created to preve...

Selena Gomez And James Corden's Rollercoaster Karaoke Is Quite A Ride

Corden found out that his guest likes to do ginger shots, so his people researched the brand she likes, and they put a few down the hatch. She cleverly hinted that what they were going to do would be fast. Corden later attempted to bag himself a sp...

Singer on Mexican 'The Voice' dies in Chicago after shooting

A memorial for Fuentes was held outside Tras Bambalinas Music School on Saturday. The killing comes just more than a week after Christina Grimmie , a 22-year-old who competed on the US version of " The Voice ", was shot and killed in Orlando , Fl...

Rosberg wins European GP to extend F1 title lead

Sebastian Vettel , the German driver of the Scuderia Ferrari team, who came in second, said the second place is optimal and he can be happy with that. "When I saw the opportunity, and there was no risk, I went for it". Of course, we benefited a lit...

T Mobile's 'Free Pizza' Promotion with Domino's Discontinued Following Surging Demand

Finally, Domino's thanked everyone who participated in the advancement and thanked those individuals working in the stores which went above and beyond in trying to keep up with the overwhelming demand. The other giveaways as part of T-Mobile Tuesda...

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Elon Musk steps out in Australia with Amber Heard

Musk wrote on his post that he and heard were dining with " Aquaman " director James Wan and producer Rob Cowan on Australia's Gold Coast. Amber Heard is in Australia for t...

Press renders of the Moto Z2 Play leak

We reported earlier this week that Motorola is working on the Moto Z2 Force and that it will be a device similar to the original Z Force, with some improvements. The latter's inter...

Apple wants to end reliance on mining "one day"

The world's most valuable tech company is apparently having a pilot study of the dual-lenses for the selfie shooter, an upgrade from the current iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, whi...

Microsoft Retiring Wunderlist Tool, Announces Replacement App Called To-Do

Microsoft To-Do will, in a couple of minutes, import all your lists and even categorize them as they were before. The app is integrated with Office 365, and uses "an intelligent a...

Cabinet approves EC proposal to buy VVPAT machines

A VVPAT is intended as an independent verification system for voting machines created to allow voters to verify that their vote was cast correctly, to detect possible election fra...

Russia, Google reach $7.8 million settlement on Android case

The settlement, announced Monday , ends a almost two-year investigation by FAS into Google's control of the Android operating system. As a result, due to refusals in regards to o...

Dozens of more USA troops dispatched to Somalia

Africa Command, Commander General Thomas Waldhauser, said last month. The group has been staging numerous attacks in Somalia in an attempt to create an Islamic state ruled by Shari...

Jaguar F-Pace SUV wins World Car of the Year 2017 title

On top of this the F-Pace was also awarded the World Car Design award, with the SUV showcasing Jaguar's design pedigree. The awards director, Mike Rutherford stated "Jaguar has...

LeBron James Used Instagram to Preview Kendrick's New Album, 'DAMN.'

The album isn't slated to drop until midnight but if you're LeBron James, well, you get perks. Kendrick Lamar unveiled the cover art and tracklist to his upcoming DAMN . Will ...

Google launches WebVR Experiments for Daydream, Cardboard

Yesterday, Google WebVR on Chrome was announced and now will be supported in Google Cardboard as well. WebVR on Google Chrome is essentially something that websites need ...

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US regulators aim to keep the ban on in-flight phone calls

US regulators aim to keep the ban on in-flight phone calls

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai appears to have enough votes to axe that plan, which he considers " ill-conceived ". Most people who ride on planes actually look forward to that rare moment ...

Apple iPhone 8: OLED display, possible launch delay and other rumours

A report said a few weeks ago that Samsung had similar plans for the Galaxy S8, but Synaptics wasn't able to deliver its in-screen fingerprint scanning technology in time. remains ...

IPhone 8: Apple developing new battery management tech

IPhone 8: Apple developing new battery management tech

Karsten Iltgen, analyst for German bank Bankhaus Lampe, cut his rating on Dialog Semiconductor this Tuesday, sending the chip manufacturer's shares down the slope. In-house desig...

Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro becomes the first Samsung smartphone with 6GB RAM

As the top-line handsets for the world's biggest smartphone vendor, the Galaxy S8 models will challenge the latest Apple iPhones. Then the phone will be able to download a "best-...

Instagram Direct Adds Disappearing Photos and Videos to Direct Threads

The new feature is now available for iOS and Android with the Instagram 10.16 update. "Texts and reshares will now appear in the same thread with disappearing photos and vide...