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Sony will shut down its PlayStation Vue live-TV service ars_ab.settitle(1593445) Sony will shut down its PlayStation Vue live-TV service ars_ab.settitle(1593445)
- October 30, 2019

Cord cutting generated a lot of momentum in the middle part of the decade but progress has slowed considerably due to rising content costs and the emergence of standalone video platforms like Netflix and the pending arrival of Apple TV+ and Disney +. (more...)
Ubisoft Promise Ubisoft Promise "More Radical and Immersive" Ghost Recon: Breakpoint
- October 30, 2019

The company has also pushed back the release of other upcoming games to allow for more polish and Ghost Recon players will shortly receive a Community Survey to provide feedback on the game's future direction. The biggest news out of this post is that Ubisoft is working on a radical overhaul of the gameplay experience. For Honor was almost the subject of a boycott not long after it came out, and The Division was enough of a mess that Ubisoft had to delay expansions so it could ... (more...)
Samsung Galaxy Fold heading to China on November 8 Samsung Galaxy Fold heading to China on November 8
- October 30, 2019

Bloomberg News reported earlier this year that Samsung was planning such a design for a new foldable phone to be formally announced early next year. "While we can't comment on future products, Samsung is committed to pioneering the foldable category, including investing in the development of new form factors", Samsung said in a statement to Reuters. (more...)
Google creates dozens more .new web shortcuts for business users
- October 30, 2019

Google has been collecting a variety of TLDs or Top Level Domains that it and other services or even uses can use as easy to remember names and addresses. Meanwhile, Microsoft's word .new, a direct rival to Google's own doc.new, isn't yet resolving. Microsoft, OpenTable and Cisco Webex have their own varieties. (more...)
WhatsApp says Israeli firm used its app in spy program WhatsApp says Israeli firm used its app in spy program
- October 30, 2019

District Court in San Francisco today, Facebook said NSO Group had violated WhatsApp's terms of services by using its servers to spread the spyware to approximately 1,400 mobile devices during an attack in April and May this year. "And we all want to protect our personal information and private conversations". WhatsApp , which is owned by Fb, stated in a weblog put up that the corporate believes NSO and its dad or mum firm, Q Cyber Applied sciences, violated USA and California ... (more...)
Russian government-linked hackers targeting anti-doping authorities, sports organizations Russian government-linked hackers targeting anti-doping authorities, sports organizations
- October 30, 2019

The World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) has said it has received further responses from Russian authorities to its queries relating to " inconsistencies " found in data retrieved from a Moscow laboratory, while Microsoft's Threat Intelligence Center has reported "significant cyberattacks " originating from the Strontium group tying in with the latest timeline concerning the ongoing probe into the Russian doping scandal . (more...)
Intel’s Core i9-9900KS special edition CPU launches October 30 for $513 Intel’s Core i9-9900KS special edition CPU launches October 30 for $513
- October 29, 2019

Our full review should be live in a just a couple of days, but in the meantime Intel is letting us show the processor and its wild packaging. The i9-9900KS teased earlier this year at Computex now finally has a release date. The core features and capabilities of the processor are outlined in an Intel news post. Moreover, it also includes a one-year warranty. The normal 9900K had a 95W TDP, while the 9900KS has its TDP increased by 32W to 127W. (more...)
Modern Warfare Patch Fixes Spec Ops Issues, Liberation Achievement Unobtainable Modern Warfare Patch Fixes Spec Ops Issues, Liberation Achievement Unobtainable
- October 29, 2019

Fix for a special ops achievement that was not unlocking after completing all missions . This latest patch fixes third-person footstep sounds, which shouldn't be audible while the Dead Silence Field Upgrade is in use. Although the promotion ended, Infinity Ward reveals that they are working on more promotions and events for Modern Warfare in the future based on the feedback and thoughts of the players, according to a report by Express . (more...)
EA Games are Coming Back to Steam, Starting with Jedi: Fallen Order EA Games are Coming Back to Steam, Starting with Jedi: Fallen Order
- October 29, 2019

EA titles are now exclusive to the company's Origin platform on PC. It's unclear if this will be the case for all EA games, but I'd assume so. With that in mind, you'll need to create an EA account (if you haven't already done so) to buy or access EA games on Steam . (more...)
YouTube Music is Going PWA YouTube Music is Going PWA
- October 29, 2019

However, you will be taken to the app right when you play songs if you don't have a YouTube Music subscription. We're yet to be told the day that Google Play Music will see it's final sunset, but the growing momentum of YouTube Music suggests it's not far away. (more...)
New Xiaomi phone will have a 108-megapixel penta camera New Xiaomi phone will have a 108-megapixel penta camera
- October 29, 2019

While earlier reports had leaked most of the tech specs of the upcoming device, Xiaomi's founder and CEO, Lei Jun, has now officially confirmed some of those leaks through an official post on Weibo . The handset will also get a Super AMOLED display. There appears to be a waterdrop notch as well, which is housing a 16MP front-facing camera. The TENAA listing also mentions that the 3.5mm headphone jack is present on the phone, though the phone does not have expandable storage. (more...)
Apple could be gearing up for a smart home expansion Apple could be gearing up for a smart home expansion
- October 29, 2019

Apple is apparently overhauling its smart home platform and it is looking to encourage third party accessory makers to support the platform. According to reports by Bloomberg , Apple is making plans for future smart home products. Apple's HomePod speaker has 5% market share compared with 70% for Amazon smart speakers and 20% for Google speakers, according to Consumer Intelligence Research Partners. (more...)
Xioami's first smartwatch looks suspiciously similar to the Apple Watch Xioami's first smartwatch looks suspiciously similar to the Apple Watch
- October 29, 2019

Now, Xiaomi has also introduced a teaser image for an upcoming device that looks to be a smartwatch rather than a fitness tracker like the Xiaomi Mi Band 4 . The excitement in the company comes from the fact that this is the first time Xiaomi is launching a smartwatch under its Mi brand. While hardware isn't explicitly mentioned, the Mi Watch will possibly be powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon Wear 3100 which also raises the possibility that this could be the long-rumoured Wear OS-based ... (more...)
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Reportedly Crashing Xbox One X Consoles Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Reportedly Crashing Xbox One X Consoles
- October 29, 2019

Before getting into the latest update v1.04, let us discuss Call of Duty Modern Warfare game modes. In addition to the Xbox One X bug, many Modern Warfare players were reporting server crash issues (including New York Jets running back Le'Veon Bell ), which tend to occur during huge game launches such as this one. (more...)
'Death Stranding' is coming to PC in summer 2020 'Death Stranding' is coming to PC in summer 2020
- October 29, 2019

This sprang up speculations that the game wasn't going to be an exclusive after all. Video game auteur Hideo Kojima's first independent title is rapidly approaching its hotly anticipated launch, though fans in developer Kojima Productions' homeland of Japan now have more reason to be excited than most. (more...)
Syrian Democratic Forces say Baghdadi's underwear was DNA tested before raid Syrian Democratic Forces say Baghdadi's underwear was DNA tested before raid
- October 29, 2019

Earlier in the day, Gen. Mark Milley , chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said the dog performed "a tremendous service", in the operation that targeted Islamic State founder Baghdadi, noting that though the canine was slightly wounded in the mission, it is making a full recovery. (more...)
Epic Games Sues Tester For Leaking Chapter 2 Details Epic Games Sues Tester For Leaking Chapter 2 Details
- October 29, 2019

It is believed that Fortnite will return with a rebooted version featuring a brand new map . However, a few days prior to the black hole engulfing the entire game, leaks suggested that Fortnite Chapter 2 was on its way. The company also said - quite dramatically - that it has sustained damages from the leak and that it will continue to sustain damages in an "amount to be determined". (more...)
As PG&E Restores Power, Another Shutoff Could Be On The Way As PG&E Restores Power, Another Shutoff Could Be On The Way
- October 28, 2019

You can find the schedule of planned power shutoff times here , and a map marking the latest outages here. For those customers able to have their power restored between events, PG&E urges them to use the opportunity to charge any medical equipment, phones and other electronic devices and restock emergency kits. (more...)
Military dog wounded chasing al-Baghdadi already back on the job Military dog wounded chasing al-Baghdadi already back on the job
- October 28, 2019

Mazloum Abdi, the commander of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces, said his group's intelligence co-operated with the U.S. military to target al-Muhajir, who was a key aide to al-Baghdadi, in a village near Jarablus in northwestern Syria . (more...)
Fitbit stock surges on report that Google-parent Alphabet may buy company Fitbit stock surges on report that Google-parent Alphabet may buy company
- October 28, 2019

Reportedly, Google made an undisclosed bid to buy the fitness band and smartwatch company that helped pioneer the wearable industry. Given how long we've waited for Google to release its own heavily-rumored Pixel Watch , it's not a surprise that the company is also interested in the fitness hardware market. (more...)

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