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Tencent blows past estimates as WeChat, games drive growth

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Jefferies revised up its 2018 revenue target by 1 per cent and lowered the non-GAAP earnings forecast by 4 per cent to reflect a higher revenue contribution from ad and financial services, they wrote. Finally, a fourth game - QQ Speed Mobile - showed promising revenue after being taken from PC to mobile. Net profits increased 65% year-on-year to reach $3.82 billion on revenues of $11.7 billion in the three months to end of March. Read More »

Overwatch Free Weekend Returns May 25-28

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There's also plenty of new stuff to enjoy, including Competitive Mode for Deathmatch, a fresh Deathmatch map called Petra, and dance emotes for the champions who weren't around this time previous year. A new version of Overwatch will launch on May 22 , 2018. Overwatch is available for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. And players that decide to purchase the 50 Loot Box Bundle will have a Legendary Anniversary Loot Box thrown in as a bonus too. Read More »

Google Assistant will soon be able to make appointments on your behalf

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Google has upgraded the user interface on the Android P a lot, it does look kind of familiar but doesn't feel like it. Google revealed that the machine learning is the core of Android P. A day after Google announced the addition of six new voices to its Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered Assistant , users in the United States can now change the voices of their assistants, a media report said. Read More »

Google Assistant's New Voices Are Now Live

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Additionally, Google also makes it simpler when it announced that you can also order your food using the Google Assistant . Google also announced an optional feature that will reward polite kids with replies, such as "Thanks for saying please", "What a nice way to ask me", and "You're very polite". Read More »

Google unveils new 'smart compose' feature for Gmail

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Google has launched Smart Compose for Gmail at its Google I/O event in California. Smart Compose operates in the background, letting you accept its suggestions or ignore them, so you don't need to change the way you now compose drafts. Read More »

Amazon Alexa And Microsoft Cortana Become Friends

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So now, you can fire up Alexa and get info or have it complete tasks from any screen where you have access to your home button's long-press action. Would you welcome Cortana into your Amazon Echo interface? Cortana is just another skill. Read More »

'Android Things' Emerges From Beta as Google Dives Into IoT

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Android Things is an Android-based embedded OS aimed to be used with low-power and memory-constrained IoT devices. Google says the Weave platform is also getting an update to make it easier for all devices to connect to the cloud and interact with services, such as the Google Assistant . Read More »

WhatsApp's new feature lets you chat without opening the app: Here's how

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Another message reads as follows - "If you touch this black dot then your WhatsApp will hang" and also includes a downward pointing finger at a dot. The first bug is hidden in a message which reads, "This is very interesting (emoji)..." You will also have to copy the message from the Pastebin link and not through the thread itself. Read More »

How Critics Got the iPhone X 'Panic' Story So Very Wrong

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As long as Apple continues to sell around the same number of devices each year - 217 million iPhones, more than 40 million iPads, and nearly 20 million Macs in fiscal 2017 - it can sell users of these devices a growing list of services that integrate tightly with the hardware. Read More »

LeBron crushes Raptors with incredible buzzer beater

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He drove the length of the floor, headed slightly to the left of the lane and smoothly kissed the midrange jumper off the glass. In Game 3 of the Cavs' Eastern Conference Semifinals matchup against the Toronto Raptors , the four-time MVP went with a shot that is extremely unfamiliar to him when the moment demanded zero errors from himself. Read More »

PD: Car that hit Waymo minivan in Chandler ran a red light

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As the Honda swerved, it entered the westbound lanes of Chandler Boulevard and ended up hitting the Waymo minivan. "There was an occupant in the Waymo vehicle sitting in the driver's seat, who sustained minor injuries", he added. The Waymo self-driving auto was said to be travelling at a low speed which minimised the impact of the crash. This is the second known self-driving auto crash in the Phoenix area in the past two months. Read More »

Tesla drops in premarket after Musk lets loose on call

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The cash burn could put pressure on the company to borrow more or sell additional shares to raise more cash. "We're going to YouTube ", the CEO said, turning to questions from users of the video sharing site. "I'm not here to convince you to buy our stock", Musk said . According to the publication, the company records a financial loss for the fifth quarter in a row. Read More »

Melaye Arrives Lokoja Court In Police Ambulance

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He warned that the institution will be held responsible if anything happens to Melaye in the course of prosecution which he argued the lawmaker is unfit to be undergoing. Moreso, the court held that Dino must deposit his global passport with the Federal Capital Territory Police Command. THEWILL recalls that the lawmaker was arraigned in Abuja barely 24 hours ago after he was declared fit by the National Hospital Abuja where he had been recuperating. Read More »

Tesla posts $3.4bn in revenue, aims 5000 cars a week

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Tesla's cash balance dropped but the US-based electric vehicle automaker ended with $2.7 billion in cash. Ducking analysts' questions has a price: $2 billion. This number is specifically called out numerous times and Tesla is very confident now it can reach that number by the end of July. According to Recode, the company lost $710 million on $3.4 billion in revenue as it struggled to meet the production goals for its mass-market vehicle Model 3. Read More »

Fortnite Season 4 Officially Revealed; New Trailer Unveiled

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Many assumed that the comet would been the demise of the infamous Tilted Towers location. Check out the northeast of the map, and you'll also find a new area called Risky Reels . Even though the new season is live, Epic Games made a decision to not unveil what theme it will feature but the main theory is that it will be superhero themed. Read More »

Samsung's new Galaxy A6+ (2018) comes with a 24MP selfie camera

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The smaller of the two is the 5.6-inch Galaxy A6 , which features an Infinity Display with a ratio of 18.5:9 and a rather low resolution of 1,480 x 720 pixels. The phones allow you to expand the memory by using a microSD card upto 400GB. While we don't expect the design to deviate much from what we've seen on the Note 8, let's hope Samsung push the limits once more with the technology it bundles in the Galaxy Note 9 . Read More »

Release date CONFIRMED for tomorrow, start time latest

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As the previous teasers indicated, something extraterrestrial seems afoot in Fortnite , as the fourth season seems to revolve around some form of intergalactic threat against alien forces. Alternatively, it's been rumoured Fortnite season 4 could begin with a comet hitting Dusty Depot . Once the game is back online, Fortnite's fourth season will likely become official. Read More »

State Chairmen of Ali Modu Sheriff faction of PDP join APC

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Sheriff who has not been in good terms with the National Leader of the party, Bola Ahmed Tinubu is said to have the support of the National Chairman of the party, John Odigie Oyegun in his bid to return to APC. The Police yesterday averted what would have been a bloody clash between supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the ruling All Prof Congress (APC) in Benin. Read More »

Special edition iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus available for purchase in India

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And in conjunction with the suspected death of the expensive iPhone X , rumors have begun to swirl about Apple's next move, with many speculating that a second generation iPhone SE might be in the works due to its affordability. The limited edition iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus came in the Red color finish with a matching aluminum band and a sleek black front. As per the grapevine suggest, every year the "iPhone SE 2" reportedly comes on the market but nothing new shows up at any of the ... Read More »

Amazon profit more than doubles; shares soar

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An Amazon spokesperson confirmed to GameSpot sister site CNET that you can not re-up at the lower rate if your renewal is comes up on or after June 16. Analysts had a consensus revenue estimate of $49.87 billion for the quarter. Though the annual cost remained steady over the past few years, Amazon did increase the monthly cost from $10.99/month to $12.99/month earlier this year. Read More »

Comcast Formalizes $31B Sky Bid

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In late 2016 , Fox offered to shell out $16 billion to buy the remainder of Sky it doesn't already own. Following the formalisation of the Comcast bid, Sky's independent committee has withdrawn its recommendation of the 21 Century Fox offer which was made in December 2016. Read More »

Kim Kardashian's New Fragrance Bottle Will Be A Mold of Her Body

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So it's only a matter of days before the fragrance is available in stores around the country. Kim later followed it up with a photo of herself being covered with mold. The thieves involved in the robbery took millions of dollars worth of jewellery, including a $4 million engagement ring, and the star claims that the ordeal gave her a phobia of public spaces for several months. Read More »

Gmail for business gets a new look and expiring email

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The fresh redesign for Google's Gmail introduces self-destructing messages and a new confidentiality mode for the first time. Google has yet not announced when are these changes available on the mobile app but the web changes are soon available till this Wednesday. Read More »

Amazon's newest service: delivering packages to your parked auto

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Amazon won't say how many people signed up for the Amazon Key service , but the number was apparently large enough that it's looking to unlock other customer doors. The service is available only in the same 37 US cities where Amazon already offers in-home Key deliveries, according to Amazon. Amazon Key was originally touted as the service for delivering packages directly into the home of the recipient. Read More »

Microsoft Adding Support for Discord Connectivity Across Xbox One and PC

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Personally, this is great. Once the accounts are linked, players can let their friends see what they're playing even if the friends' Xbox devices aren't on at the time. Xbox Live parties and Discord chat aren't compatible in any way. You'll be able to connect it from your PC the same way, just by looking under the "Connections" tab on Discord itself. Read More »

Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 launched in India: Price, specifications, and features

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Earlier, we expected the company to launch the Zenfone 5 and Zenfone 5z smartphones in the Indian market. The Zenfone Max Pro's camera will come with an improved Dynamic Range to capture excellent resolution and details. Larry Paulson, President and Vice President, Qualcomm India, said, "Qualcomm Technologies shares the ASUS commitment to exceptional design and quality, With the launch of ZenFone Max Pro , powered by the Snapdragon 636 Mobile Platform, ASUS has brought together an ideal ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi 6X price leaks ahead of April 25 launch

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Xiaomi is going to launch soon Mi 6X under the name of Mi A2 . Xiaomi is widely expected to launch the Mi 6X smartphone during the upcoming event. On the optics front, The Mi 6X could mark 20MP + 8MP dual rear camera setup and 20MP snapper. The recently launched Nokia 6 (2018) uses good hardware paired with Android One and seems like a reasonable option for those who want to buy Mi A1 but can't find the Xiaomi phone in stock. Read More »