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In related news, on 19 February Operation Chimera will also be available on the test servers. Meanwhile, the new co-op mode Outbreak will be playable on PC through the technical test server starting February 20. The Outbreak event will begin on March 6 for everyone and last through April 3. Further details regarding the content included in Operation Chimera and Outbreak will be revealed during the Six Invitational finals, which will take place in Montreal from February 16-18.
  • Uber vs. Waymo Trial Over Self-Driving Car Tech Starts Today

    Uber vs. Waymo Trial Over Self-Driving Car Tech Starts Today

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    The courtroom fight will most likely prompt a philosophical discussion over the entrepreneurial - some would say outlaw - spirit that has long made Silicon Valley tick. It claimed a team within Uber surreptitiously collected information about competitors and used technology such as disappearing messaging apps and secret computers to communicate without leaving a trail.
  • Amazon's incredible Android smartphone deals are getting even better

    Amazon's incredible Android smartphone deals are getting even better

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    Amazon recognizes the customers rely on phone manufacturers lockscreens for security such as facial recognition, as well as using the lockscreen for personalization. Since 2016 , the massive online retailer has been selling low-end Android phones loaded with ads and Amazon software at a discount of around $50 (and in one case, a $200 discount! ).
  • Steve Bannon to speak to Mueller team, House Panel next week

    Steve Bannon to speak to Mueller team, House Panel next week

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    Bannon declined to answer the questions in light of executive privilege concerns, a claim of privilege Rep. Adam Schiff , the panel's top Democrat, called "breathtaking". According to CNN , Bannon's lawyers are still waiting for clarification over whether or not executive privilege can be used for things that happened during the campaign.
  • No Olympics for Russians who had life bans lifted

    No Olympics for Russians who had life bans lifted

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    The appeal comes after the International Olympic Committee's decision in December to disqualify Russian Federation from competing at the Winter Games, citing evidence of systematic, state-sponsored doping at Sochi in 2014. The decision was taken after a special panel "unanimously recommended that the IOC not extend an invitation to the Olympic Winter Games Pyeongchang 2018 to the 15 individuals", a statement said.
  • The Ozone Layer Above Cities Is Deteriorating, Warn Scientists

    The Ozone Layer Above Cities Is Deteriorating, Warn Scientists

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    Thinning appears to be occurring in the lower stratosphere , at 15 to 24 kilometers (9 to 15 miles) altitude, above highly populated regions between 60 degrees north and 60 degrees south. These substances were banned in 1989 in accordance with the Montreal Protocol external linkand since then the ozone layer in the upper stratosphere has recovered significantly, particularly in the polar regions.
  • Intel is Betting On Less With New Smartglasses

    Intel is Betting On Less With New Smartglasses

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    Intel's version is a simple device that is remarkably similar to your normal eyewear, but includes the necessary components to provide you with little bits of relevant and timely information. Intel says the laser's power is so low that the device doesn't require any kind of certification. The end goal of the Vaunt project according to Intel is to not just offer unobtrusive notifications but also ambient and contextual information when needed.
  • Red Dead Redemption 2 Leaks: Battle Royale, First-Person Mode, and More

    Red Dead Redemption 2 Leaks: Battle Royale, First-Person Mode, and More

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    Thanks to Trusted Reviews , a newly revealed leaked document gives us a lot of insight into what's next if proven to be true. This will allow you to force information out of them or blackmail them for cash. There's also mention of fishing, with players able to buy bait and tackle! Developed by the creators of GTA 5 and Red Dead Redemption , Red Dead Redemption 2 is an epic tale of life in America's unforgiving heartland, the game's vast and atmospheric world will also provide the ...
  • TRAPPIST-1 Planets Are All Rocky, Could Contain Significant Amounts of Water

    TRAPPIST-1 Planets Are All Rocky, Could Contain Significant Amounts of Water

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    Now we have four new studies that have probed the planets and its star, and found that they definitely bear further investigation in our search for extraterrestrial life . Study co-author Brice-Olivier Demory, at the University of Bern, said as much: "Densities, while important clues to the planets' compositions, do not say anything about habitability".
  • CBI charges teenager with Pradyuman murder based on 'oral, forensic' proof

    CBI charges teenager with Pradyuman murder based on 'oral, forensic' proof

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    The Gurgaon Police had claimed the crime was committed by a school bus conductor, which was later refuted by the CBI. The statements of these 19 witnesses have been recorded under section 164, CrPC, under which any metropolitan magistrate or judicial magistrate may, whether he has jurisdiction over the case or not, record any confession or statement made to him in the course of the investigation.
  • Xiaomi Amazfit BIP smartwatch goes on sale outside China

    Xiaomi Amazfit BIP smartwatch goes on sale outside China

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    The smartwatch was launched in China back in August previous year. Even when turning on other sensors the battery life only goes down to around 22 hours - still pretty respectable for a smartwatch. The smartwatch display is said to be highly battery efficient and offers good clarity under bright sunlight. Amazfit Bip can be paired with either an iOS device or an Android device.
  • Scientists Discover 100 million-Year-Old Spider With Scorpion-Like Tail

    Scientists Discover 100 million-Year-Old Spider With Scorpion-Like Tail

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    Amber can give us an unprecedented view into prehistoric life, preserving softer elements that regular fossilization just can't. Because of the animal's blend of early and later traits, one team of researchers does not consider C. Selden said: "The ones we recognized previously were different in that they had a tail but don't have the spinnerets". He added: "Perhaps the most interesting aspect of the new fossils is the fact that more than 200 million years after spiders originated, close ...
  • Metal Gear Solid V Accidentally Triggers Secret Nuclear Disarmament Event

    Metal Gear Solid V Accidentally Triggers Secret Nuclear Disarmament Event

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    Sometime after the launch of Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain , players discovered a hidden ending that nobody had known existed. The cutscene was mined from the PC version of the game in 2015, but it wouldn't actually trigger in-game until every player chose to disarm their nuclear missiles within the Forward Operating Base multiplayer mode.
  • Tata Motors back in the black, posts Rs 1215 crore net

    Tata Motors back in the black, posts Rs 1215 crore net

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    The government has set a target of electrification of 100 per cent commercial vehicles and 40 per cent of passenger vehicles by the year 2030. Ahead of the earnings, shares of Tata Motors closed 3.1% higher at 396.05 rupees on the BSE, outperforming a almost 1% decline in the benchmark index.
  • Huawei launches the Honor 9 Lite quad-lens smartphone globally

    Huawei launches the Honor 9 Lite quad-lens smartphone globally

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    In this post, which will be updated regularly, we take a closer look at the latest rumors surrounding Huawei's upcoming P20 and P20 Plus smartphones. The rear camera setup is the same, but Honor does note that this pair also support HDR capture - which should improve low light photography. Inside, you'll find an octa-core 2.36GHz HiSilicon Kirin 659 powering things, working in tandem with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage, expandable up to 256GB via microSD.
  • TVS NTorq 125 launched at Rs. 58750, comes with Navigation assist

    TVS NTorq 125 launched at Rs. 58750, comes with Navigation assist

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    TVS Ntorq 125 cc automatic scooter gets the new TVS SmartXonnect Bluetooth-enabled technology that can be paired with an exclusive Ntorq mobile App. With the launch of NTORQ125, TVS Motor takes its game plan a notch higher and, hence, a stronger scooter portfolio. The newest TVS scooter has a 1,285mm wheelbase, 155mm ground clearance and 116.1kg of kerb weight.
  • More than 2000 Planets Discovered Outside of the Milky Way

    More than 2000 Planets Discovered Outside of the Milky Way

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    In order to get a better look at the blackness surrounding stars in other galaxies , researchers from the University of Oklahoma have made use of a technique called gravitational microlensing to peer further out into space than would otherwise be possible.
  • KGI: Intel could be the exclusive LTE modem supplier for 2018 iPhones

    KGI: Intel could be the exclusive LTE modem supplier for 2018 iPhones

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    Kuo previously expected Intel to supply 70 percent of Apple's modems, with the remaining 30 percent coming from Qualcomm . The offer contains a restriction: Qualcomm's bid to acquire NXP Semiconductors N.V. Intel's XMM 7560 modems support both CDMA and GSM, which means Apple could launch a single iPhone model that would work across all the major USA carriers such as AT&T, Sprint, Verizon, and T-Mobile.
  • Rumour: Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is this year's CoD game

    Rumour: Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is this year's CoD game

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    However his tweet notes that the Switch version of the game will be a port, meaning that it will not be developed by the game's main developer, but regardless it is still expected to be a full version of the game, complete with support for DLCs, HD rumble, and even motion controls.
  • US Government Approved SpaceX Falcon Heavy Launch License

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    The test launch on Tuesday will be the rocket's first, and leave it to eccentric founder Elon Musk to decide to simulate mass on the rocket by putting one of his own sports cars in it. Falcon Heavy missions will deliver large payloads to orbit inside a composite fairing, but the rocket can also carry the Dragon spacecraft. The center booster will continue for a bit longer before engines are shut off.
  • Nokia 7 Plus leak confirms presumed specifications

    Nokia 7 Plus leak confirms presumed specifications

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    On the Specificiation side, the Nokia 7 features Snapdragon 660 CPU which is of course faster than the Snapdragon 630 used in Nokia 7. We've already seen the Nokia 6 2018 launch in China, packing an updated chipset. Other features mentioned include a metal body, a ceramic rear-mounted fingerprint scanner, 360° spatial audio technology (Nokia OZO) with 3 audio capturing microphones, 18W quick charge support, and Android 8.0 Oreo pre-installed with planned upgrade to Android 8.1.
  • Super Bowl LII Is Set to Be the Coldest on Record

    Super Bowl LII Is Set to Be the Coldest on Record

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    Bank Stadium. Well, not only is Foles now a Super Bowl MVP, he also got to see his counterpart lob up a pointlessly large stat line, as Tom Brady racked 505 yards, three touchdowns, and no interceptions - statistically, the gaudiest passing game in Super Bowl history - only to lose a shootout that came down to a Hail Mary.
  • Apple Watch Series 3, Nike+ Edition, Series 1 prices increased in India

    Apple Watch Series 3, Nike+ Edition, Series 1 prices increased in India

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    This is why the iPhone SE has not experienced any price hike as it is sourced locally. These models include the iPhone X , iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 6. The maximum retail price (MRP) of the 256GB version of iPhone X has been raised by Rs 3,210 to Rs 1,08,930. However, the e-commerce sites offer huge discounts on this iPhone, which leads to a starting price of Rs 20,499.
  • IGP Idris orders arrest of IBB's spokesman Afegbua over anti-Buhari statement

    IGP Idris orders arrest of IBB's spokesman Afegbua over anti-Buhari statement

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    However, the ex-president was said to have expressed dissatisfaction with the way the statement he issued was treated. The party said the former president was "clinical in his presentation by touching on the economy, pervasive insecurity, bloodletting across the country, devolution of power, community policing and restructuring".
  • Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Consensus Earnings Estimates

    Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Consensus Earnings Estimates

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    Falcon Edge Capital Lp who had been investing in Amazon Com Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $696.30 billion market cap company. Royal Bank of Canada reaffirmed a "buy" rating on shares of Amazon.com in a report on Friday. Hartline Invest has 1.02% invested in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, July 27th.
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note5 renders leaked bezel-less display, dual camera revealed

    Xiaomi Redmi Note5 renders leaked bezel-less display, dual camera revealed

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    Xiaomi had a great 2017, and now the Chinese device maker reportedly has some huge announcements lined up for 2018, one of them being Redmi Note 5 , which could be the company's first major announcement this year. As per an earlier report, the company is said to launch the Redmi 5 smartphone globally by the second half of February . The new custom ROM doesn't upgrade the current Android version on the Redmi 1S as it is based on Android 4.4.4 KitKat.
  • India restrict Proteas to low total

    India restrict Proteas to low total

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    India's victory march was halted by a farcical decision by the umpires to take lunch - which they had delayed earlier - with the tourists needing just two runs to win. India and South Africa have a 2-2 head-to-head record in matches at Centurion , with one ending in a no result. South Africa lost six wickets within six overs when they managed to put merely 18 runs on board.
  • Super Bowl 2018: Start time, how to stream, latest odds

    Super Bowl 2018: Start time, how to stream, latest odds

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    But Brady's legacy has been cemented for years. The Rams went 11-5 to win the NFC West and posted their first winning season since 2003 - the last time they won the division. "I believe in defence and I think the Eagles defence is built tough, inside, out, the defensive front four is pretty stout". Brady didn't just dominate the 40-year-old age bracket; his excellence extended across the entire NFL .
  • Five takeaways from the 2018 Hall of Fame debate

    Five takeaways from the 2018 Hall of Fame debate

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    He caught 1,078 passes for 15,934 yards (second in National Football League history) and 156 touchdowns (third all-time) in his career, most of which was spent with the San Francisco 49ers , Philadelphia Eagles and Dallas Cowboys . Led by Lewis , the Ravens' defense played at a historic level that year, setting an National Football League record by allowing 165 points, the fewest ever in a 16-game season.
  • Apple shares fall more than 10 percent from record high

    Apple shares fall more than 10 percent from record high

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    The company has been expanding its number of Mi Stores and Mi Service Centers, with fast buildout coming in markets like Indonesia. "The latest flock of posh flagships may have had consumers hitting the pause button in the holiday quarter", said Anthony Scarsella , an IDC research manager.
  • Super NES Classic Edition Reached 4 Million Units In Global Sell-Through

    Super NES Classic Edition Reached 4 Million Units In Global Sell-Through

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    The SNES followed in 1990, going on to sell more than 49 million units. However, the best news for all players and fans of the Japanese company, is that given the response of the public for the NES Classic Edition and SNES Classic Edition, they have made a decision to maintain the production and sale of these throughout 2018 and now considered as a viable option to introduce the public to the Nintendo universe.
  • Alexa Now Can Dash Off Text Messages to Android Phones

    Alexa Now Can Dash Off Text Messages to Android Phones

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    The skill, which is live in the United States now with other countries expected to follow, can send messages using either the Alexa Messaging System for fellow Alexa users or via SMS to everyone else. If the person you are texting lacks the app, it will then be sent as an SMS. That being said, every message by default will be routed to Alexa device and only if it is not available the message will then be relayed via SMS.
  • Are Analysts Turning Critical? - Intel Corporation (INTC), Kala Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (KALA)

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    The institutional investor held 237,969 shares of the semiconductors company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $9.06 million, up from 226,135 at the end of the previous reported quarter. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, July 21 by Mizuho. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Wednesday, January 25 with "Hold". Since August 7, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 12 sales for $29.73 million activity.
  • Dark matter-based cosmology model defied by ordered dwarf galaxies

    Dark matter-based cosmology model defied by ordered dwarf galaxies

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    It's also now the first galaxy outside the Local Group observed to have dwarf galaxies on an orbital plane. This coordinated motion is contrary to predictions made by the cold dark matter (CDM) model of structure formation in the universe. The Doppler shift, or light wavelength, revealed the direction the galaxies were travelling. The researchers were able to show that 14 of the 16 satellite galaxies follow the same pattern of movement and are likely rotating within the plane around the main ...