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Why Shares of Advanced Micro Devices Are Slumping Today


It worsened, as 68 investors sold AMD shares while 98 reduced holdings. Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec acquired a new position in shares of Advanced Micro Devices in the 1st quarter worth approximately $619,000. Volatility is one of those things which for many retail shareholders means very little, but it's the basis on which stocks and are traded and the sentiment in markets is also assessed. Read More »

Amazon device allows couriers to enter your house to deliver package


Amazon said the drivers would be well-vetted, while one expert said the company has built up trust with customers and younger customers were more likely to try it out. Online retailer announced in-home delivery of packages in which purchases will be placed within a customer's home. Tying the camera in with the in-home delivery service gives people a reason to buy it, said Garner. Read More »

GameCube controller support on Switch now a reality


Golf Story on Nintendo Switch has proven to be popular with fans and critics alike and the Switch-exclusive even topped the eShops charts when it released. This will allow players to project their games onto a suitable surface like a wall while on the go while also keep things powered with its large 20,400mAh battery. Read More »

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds will get a physical release on Xbox One


The unofficial Battlegrounds Twitter feed claims that a huge reveal is coming soon . So if you've been waiting around to purchase PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds all this time and weren't sure whether you wanted it on Xbox One or PC, the fact that a physical copy is coming should very well sweeten the deal. Read More »

Eminem earns $400k in copyright lawsuit against New Zealand political party

The lawsuit was filed in 2014, when the National Party used the song in ads for candidate Steven Joyce. " Eminem Esque is strikingly similar to Lose Yourself with minimal discernible differences and objectively, it was created to "sound like" Eminem and Lose Yourself ..." Eight Mile Style caught wind of the ad and subsequently sued the party in September of the same year for using this instrumental that is "objectively similar" to the Oscar-winning " Lose Yourself ". Read More »

IPhone X Appears On Video


CIRP's report says that the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus accounted for 43% of iPhone sales during the same period previous year, while the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus accounted for 24% of iPhone sales in 2015; the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus had 46% sales in 2014. Read More »

Cisco to buy BroadSoft in $1.9 bln deal


Rob Salvagno, Cisco's vice president of corporate development, said in an interview that BroadSoft's products, which are delivered over the cloud, or the Internet, will improve Cisco's collaboration portfolio. Bloomberg News reported earlier on Sunday that Cisco was close to a deal to acquire BroadSoft . The acquisition is expected to close during the first quarter of calendar year 2018, subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory review. Read More »

Time for T? New Porsche 911 Carrera T for 2018


The power of this unit is 370 horsepower. Just when you think there can't possibly be any more 911 variants-we're already past the 20-car mark-Porsche springs on us the 2018 911 Carrera T. The vehicle rides on a (usually optional) Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM) chassis, with 20mm-lower suspension and the Sport Chrono package - also normally a cost option. Read More »

Soon! WhatsApp To Support Group Calls, Hints In Latest Beta Update


Reports are also hinting that WhatsApp's much anticipated "unsend" feature will roll out soon! In the tweet , WABetaInfo has also partially confirmed that the latest iOS update has references to group video calls too. According to WABetaInfo , the messaging app is finally testing the " Delete for Everyone " feature. Also, the admins will be able to control the access needed to modify the subject of the group. Read More »

Alphabet Deploys Project Loon LTE Balloons Above Puerto Rico

The balloons have been deployed to give users of LTE phones basic access to the internet and text messaging in parts of the island hit hardest by Hurricane Maria . Loon balloons have flown more than 26 million kms around the world, Alphabet said. Thanks to improvements in balloon design and durability, many balloons stay airborne for more than 100 days, with our record breaking balloon staying aloft for 190 days. Read More »

Linux on Galaxy | SEAP - SEAP


The now-dead Ubuntu for phones and tablets had "Convergence" as one of its main features, allowing you to run full desktop Linux apps when you connected a keyboard and mouse (and display, if your device supported that). While smartphones have carved out a really useful space in our pockets, most of us have retained a desktop computer or notebook for "real" work. The whole point of the app is to allow developers to code on the go, though it can actually be used for just about anything - ... Read More »

PayPal users in United States can now transfer funds via Facebook Messenger!

The bot is aimed to help with refunds as well payment issues. For now, the PayPal payments within Messenger is available only in the United States of America and it is compatible only with iOS . That's a smart move considering the fact that it helps the company to move into the mainstream of offering businesses opportunity to close transactions without being redirected to a third-party website. Read More »

Consumer Reports To Call Tesla Model 3 'Average' In Reliability


As for the Model 3, Jake Fisher, the head of Consumer Reports auto team says, "We are going to be purchasing one of these cars, we will be testing it and if it tests ok it may be a vehicle that could be recommended". However, the magazine noted that owners of Tesla Model S have reported their car's reliability has improved, giving the EV sedan its first "above average" rating. Read More »

Mac Mini Is In Apple's Future Plans, Confirms Tim Cook


Apple has plans for a new Mac mini and it's an important device for the company, according to a response a customer received from Tim Cook (the chief executive has been known to reply to customer mails from time to time, as Steve Jobs used to). Read More »

New Zealand Labor to lead next gov't backed by crucial partner party


They're gathered in the caucus room on Parliament's third floor, which the Labour Party will soon be swapping for the Beehive offices. Peters announced he would support the Labor Party because he believed it would be better able to deal with changes in the global environment to benefit New Zealanders. Read More »

New Trailer And Release Date For Netflix 'The Punisher'


Marvel TV and Netflix have released a new trailer for Marvel's Punisher as well as the premiere date. The Punisher's release date was ultimately pushed back to an unspecified date . Perhaps the idea was that if Justice League gets negative early reviews like Batman v Superman or Suicide Squad , audiences might decide to stay home and watch Netflix instead. Read More »

Samsung announces Bixby 2.0


Samsung did not elaborate on what the SmartThings Cloud service would entail, but consumers can expect to begin using products with the service beginning early 2018. It's hard to judge how much that acquisition will impact the quality of Bixby 2.0, but it could be significant. Samsung is also announcing the first private beta program for the Bixby SDK. Read More »

Google Chrome now gets enhanced cleanup engine and Hijacking detection (Download)

Google Chrome is already leading the world of desktop browsers. Now, when Chrome detects that user settings have been changed without your consent, it will offer to restore the modified settings. Google and ESET are working together to protect Google Chrome users from malware, in a partnership that encourages safe internet searching. These include settings for the user's search engine, homepage, or proxy settings . Read More »

Nintendo Switch Sales Tops Video Game Sales For Third Straight Month

Where are the more helpful curation features like "games on sale", which was only just recently added? The function does not allow save data to be copied and only works by transferring the entire player profile to the new hardware. All of that data, however, will be immediately deleted from the source console. There's now an option to begin the process in your Switch's system settings, though you'll need the console you are transferring your data to nearby as well. Read More »

Activision was just granted a "microtransaction-based matchmaking" patent


Player-selected variables such as a preference for hard opponents might also be used in such a matchmaking system . As with every patent to be awarded in the United States, the listing on the USPTO website goes into great detail about how this would be accomplished, giving us an opportunity to hear the scenarios Activision had in mind. Read More »

Garmin Speak lets you bring Alexa along in the auto

And since Alexa doesn't support calls or text messaging, you can't use the Speak to place hands-free calls or send messages, like you can do with Google Assistant on Android Auto or Siri on Apple CarPlay. My living room was filled with rich, full sound. Instead of telling Alexa to add something to your To-Do list, you'll need to say the name of your new custom list. Read More »

Google ditches its calorie estimator in Maps after criticism

It showed not only calorie estimates, but how many " mini cupcakes " you could burn by walking. The feature was in testing for the last week or so. Furthermore, calorie estimates for "average" people is so vague that the information isn't very helpful without more context about how it was calculated. Read More »

How to Manually Install Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Before Everyone Else


Several of Microsoft's partners - Acer , Dell , HP and Lenovo - are simultaneously launching their first "Windows Mixed Reality" headsets Tuesday. You can find a full list of the changes coming in the Fall Creators Update in Microsoft's blog post about its release. After that, you can use it to clean install your PC, and the instructions for that are available here . Read More »

Lenovo To Release The Moto X4 In India On October 3


Even though the handset was said to have rolled out on the 3rd of October, we later got news that it was postponed due to unknown reasons. We are pretty sure some Indian Moto X4 fans are exhausted of waiting for the flagship handset that was launched sometime back. Read More »

Volvo unveils new electric-focused Polestar and its first auto


Polestar, the performance company used by Volvo to soup up its cars, has announced it is splitting off as a standalone performance electric auto brand. The plug-in-hybrid drivetrain is just a baby step, however. Polestar is using so-called "Phone-As-Key technology", which basically means customers will have the ability to unlock their auto remotely using their smartphone. Read More »

VooFoo Studios announce 60FPS on Mantis Burn Racing on the Nintendo Switch


The Nintendo Switch has a "pretty different hardware architecture" to other consoles, Boon says, and that porting the PS4 version of the game to the Switch can not be done "really easily". And with the launch of the Switch, Nintendo relied on the widespread appeal of the likes of Zelda to see the hybrid console to success. These games will attract a mature audience. Read More »

Ubisoft detail South Park: The Fractured But Whole's season pass


Danger Deck: where players will have to face the ultimate combat challenge in Doctor Timothy's Danger Deck. Ubisoft has detailed its previously announced season pass for upcoming South Park sequel The Fractured But Whole . Playing this unlocks exclusive costumes and artifacts. It will be available for $11.99 in 2018. South Park: The Fractured But Whole launches for PS4, Xbox One, and PC on October 17. Read More »

Google Duo video calling integration comes to Phone, Contacts and Message apps


There are a few catches though. Google also says that if the both the callers on the video call are a carrier that supports ViLTE video calling; the call will be routed through the carrier's ViLTE (Video over LTE) service. Google Duo's video-calling feature will be integrated into the Phone, Contacts and the Messaging apps on Android system, according to a new post from Google. Read More »

Huawei Y6 Pro (2017) Launches In Europe For €179


Considering it falls on the lower spectrum of the power in the smartphone segment, it still offers novelty premium features such as 2.5D curved glass over the display. Talking about the specifications, the Huawei Y6 Pro (2017) comes with a 5-inch HD display with the pixel density of 720ppi. The overlay will annoy the stock Android brigade but we must confess to having been impressed by EMUI of late, especially with its performance on the Honor 8 Pro. Read More »

Indian troops kill three Kashmiris in Pulwama


Lashkar's district commander for Shopian, Waseem Shah, was killed along with an associate Nasir Ahmad Mir at Litter village of Pulwama in a gun fight. However, Rising Kashmir could not verify the reports about the killing of Waseem. Shah, who was wanted in various terror-related cases, was killed along with Naseer, another local boy who had joined militancy in May this year. Read More »