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Rainbow Six Siege White Noise Operator Detail Breakdown

Rainbow Six Siege White Noise Operator Detail Breakdown The first season's two operators are specialists in biohazard situations and, on top of being playable in adversarial multiplayer, will have to face a major threat in what will be the game's first co-op event ever, named Outbreak. "Four weeks of co-op, three players against something you may full expect". What we do know about the three other seasons of Rainbow Six Siege in 2018 is somewhat li... [Full Article...]

Apple Delays HomePod Speaker to "Early 2018" for US, UK and Australia

Apple Delays HomePod Speaker to Apple confirmed on Friday its expensive Siri-powered smart speaker has been delayed. We don't have specific reasons as to why Apple chose to put back the release of the HomePod, but this likely wasn't a light decision for Apple seeing as holiday shopping season is right around the corner. [Full Article...]

OnePlus 5T Launch In India; Direct From PVR Chanakyapuri

OnePlus 5T Launch In India; Direct From PVR Chanakyapuri The company wasn't complacent in any way while enjoying the success it tasted with the OnePlus 5 . OxygenOS 4 .7 may have something to do with that. OnePlus says it's on par with the OnePlus 5's front-facing sensor, and we've been happy so far with how easy and comfortable it is to reach. The OnePlus 5T camera has been touted as a low-light expert and that might be true considering tha... [Full Article...]

SpaceX to launch its most mysterious payload yet

SpaceX to launch its most mysterious payload yet Since earning certification from the Air Force to launch national security payloads-typically spy satellites and military communications satellites-SpaceX has flown two military missions. There are few clues in the launch's mission patch. Weather conditions appear to be near ideal for a launch Thursday. After pushing Zuma towards orbit, the Falcon 9 booster will attempt to return home and land a... [Full Article...]

Someone claims to have broken iPhone X's Face ID security already

Someone claims to have broken iPhone X's Face ID security already FaceTec, a San Diego based software start-up, has also demonstrated that if iPhone X users fall asleep, then their faces can still be used to unlock their handsets. That page says the probability of a random person unlocking another user's phone with their face was approximately 1-in-a-million, compared to 1-in-50,000 for the previously used fingerprint scanner. [Full Article...]

Dream Chaser space plane successfully completes test flight

Dream Chaser space plane successfully completes test flight Dream Chaser, which looks like a smaller version of the Space Shuttle, would initially be launched on an Atlas V rocket. The testing showcased the Dream Chaser's aerodynamic properties as well as flight software and control system performance. [Full Article...]

$130 billion isn't enough for Broadcom to take over Qualcomm

Qualcomm has a pending $28.1 billion deal with NXP Semiconductor that's under regulatory review in Europe. The deal has been delayed by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States, which investigates proposed acquisitions of USA companies by foreign buyers on national security and intellectual property grounds. [Full Article...]

EA reduces cost of Star Wars Battlefront 2's locked characters by 75%

All the other heroes are unlocked from the very beginning, which has not changed. This of course is built around the game's entire business model, which entices player to pay early to gain access without having to grind those 40 hours. Regardless of all the controversy now surrounding the game's microtransaction situation, a Star Wars campaign only comes along every so often, and I'm still looki... [Full Article...]

Twitter Put a Pause on Handing Out Verifications

Twitter Put a Pause on Handing Out Verifications On Tuesday 7 November, Twitter unleashed a barrage of complaints after it verified the account of Jason Kessler , indicating his prominence in the public sphere. They also appear more likely to show up in Google search's Twitter bar, which populates at the top of search results for important news events. What all this information gets at is, as Twitter sees it, the point of verification: ... [Full Article...]

Nintendo Switch: Hulu Is Console's First Streaming Service

Nintendo Switch: Hulu Is Console's First Streaming Service Hulu is now downloadable from Nintendo's eShop on the Switch , although it is only available for people under specific requirements. Streaming apps like Hulu and Netflix have been conspicuously absent from Nintendo's hybrid home/portable console since its March 3 launch, but Nintendo of America President and COO Reggie Fils-Aime has previously hinted that they would eventually arrive on ... [Full Article...]

Apple just released the fix for the iPhone 'question mark' glitch

Apple just released the fix for the iPhone 'question mark' glitch Apple users who keep seeing "A?" instead of "i" can finally breathe easy. Users can also use their Apple Watch to send money , much like they would a normal message, and if you are feeling particularly lazy, a "Hey Siri" request will work as well. [Full Article...]

Send Facebook Your Nudes So No One Else Can See Them

Send Facebook Your Nudes So No One Else Can See Them According to The Guardian , it works by converting the privately uploaded images into a "digital fingerprint", which can then be used to block any attempt to re-upload the same photograph. However, the trial won't completely solve Australia's revenge porn woes, Clare McGlynn, an expert from Durham Law School, told BBC . That algorithm is now being put into practice to help users remove pho... [Full Article...]

Sheep learned to recognize photos of Obama and other celebrities, neuroscientists say

After a few days of training at the University of Cambridge in England, the animals learned to select the former president's portrait out of a collection of photos. "I guess they have extended our work to show that sheep generalize viewpoints of the faces, which does require a rich representation of the identity". [Full Article...]

Automobili Lamborghini And MIT Come Together To Create "Terzo Millenio"

Automobili Lamborghini And MIT Come Together To Create The days of fuel-hungry supercars appears to be almost over as the likes of Ferrari and Lamborghini begin to release and experiment with hybrid and fully electric vehicles (EVs) that vastly outshine their predecessors in acceleration. [Full Article...]

Google adds restaurant wait times to Search and Maps

Google is adding new detail with information about actual wait times and projected wait times to help hungry consumers plan their visits for a bite to eat. Users will find that directly below the graphed data showing popular times, Google will now show estimated wait times if you were to walk in the door at that very moment. [Full Article...]

Broadcom explores deal to buy Qualcomm

Broadcom explores deal to buy Qualcomm Shares of Qualcomm (Nasdaq: QCOM ) were up about 14% to a $93 billion market cap following the announcement; Broadcom (Nasdaq: AVGO ) was up about 5% to a $110 billion market cap. No concrete decisions on the matter have yet been reached and it's now unclear what conditions would the semiconductor company be prepared to offer to Qualcomm and what level of a bid would the San Diego, Califor... [Full Article...]

Tesla, Inc. (TSLA), HP Inc. (HPQ)

Tesla, Inc. (TSLA), HP Inc. (HPQ) Electric carmaker Tesla has notched up its biggest quarterly loss to date, sending its shares down more than 5% in after-hours trading. Tesla said in its third-quarter earnings letter that it's still hard to assess when it will sort out the "bottlenecks" that delayed Model 3 production in the third quarter. [Full Article...]

Airtel Q2 profit falls 76.5% to Rs 343 crore on tariff wars

Airtel Q2 profit falls 76.5% to Rs 343 crore on tariff wars The mobile market continues to experience value erosion and financial stress led by competitive pressures. Bharti Airtel's second quarter net profit beat estimates but still slumped 77% on year - down for the sixth successive quarter - as a one-time cost compounded the pressures on its voice and data business brought about by the rock bottom prices offered by Reliance Jio Infocomm . [Full Article...]

Microsoft Surface Pro With LTE Advanced to Be Available in December

Microsoft Surface Pro With LTE Advanced to Be Available in December Across the top of the Surface Pro , Microsoft integrated seven antennae, with support for global LTE bands, into what it claims are the smallest LTE tablet bezels now on the market. The Surface Pro LTE will accept Nano SIM cards, as well as new electronic SIM (eSIM) cards. Like most Microsoft products, it bears a boring name Surface Pro LTE Advanced . [Full Article...]

Razer Phone to feature 120Hz refresh rate, 8GB RAM

Razer Phone to feature 120Hz refresh rate, 8GB RAM It's very important to highlight this is not the official website of local mobile network operator Three, belonging instead to a 1999-based "independent mobile phone blog covering the world of mobile here in the United Kingdom". The overall design of the handset looks similar to NextBit's Robin smartphone, which were launched earlier this year. In any case, Razer is yet to make an official sta... [Full Article...]


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