• Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Falls Short of Sales Targets; Loot Boxes Blamed
Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Falls Short of Sales Targets; Loot Boxes Blamed

EA has confirmed that microtransactions will be returning to Star Wars Battlefront 2 in the next few months. This was definitely a learning opportunity . On an adjusted basis, revenue for the third quarter ended December 31 was $1.97 billion (roughly Rs. 12,500 crores). "This change is not expected to have a material impact on EA's fiscal year...

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  • Spotify is testing a Pandora-esque standalone Android app
Spotify is testing a Pandora-esque standalone Android app

Spotify has been ruling as the most popular music streaming platform - but it could be soon be rivaling Pandora and other station-based apps in a big way. Among the thousands of curated playlists and custom-made selections Stations also features Spotify's personalised playlists for you like Discover Weekly and Release Radar.

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  • Facebook Inc to ban ads related to cryptocurrency across platforms
Facebook Inc to ban ads related to cryptocurrency across platforms

Facebook has stated that this policy is "intentionally broad while we work to better detect deceptive and misleading advertising practices .' The company is expected to start enforcing this new policy 'soon" on the core platform, Instagram, and other ad-placing Audience Network.

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  • Waymo Buying
Waymo Buying "Thousands" of Chrysler Minivans for New Driverless Ride-Hailing Service

And while the business model for making money off these robots is still opaque-will it sell its software to carmakers, or maybe manage its own nationwide fleet of self-driving taxis?-it's moving full speed ahead. The 2018 Chrysler Pacifica hybrid minivan's retail price suggested by the manufacturer starts at $39,995. It also reflects Waymo's gr...

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  • Madden NFL 18 predicts Patriots win Super Bowl again
Madden NFL 18 predicts Patriots win Super Bowl again

As far as Sunday goes, be prepared for a decisive last 15 minutes of play from the Patriots that won't go unmatched by the Eagles, as a high-scoring game that could all come down to final minutes is in Super Bowl future. "I'm not going to get into all that", Long said. It is a rematch of Super Bowl XXXIX played in Jacksonville on February 5, ...

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  • Nokia 6 2017 (TA-1000) gets Android Oreo stable update in China
Nokia 6 2017 (TA-1000) gets Android Oreo stable update in China

Back in December 2017, we learned about the Nokia 7 Plus and other unannounced Nokia Smartphones via refrences inside Nokia Camera application. Well, apart from these details, there isn't much about the Nokia 7 Plus that's revealed through the Geekbench listing . Under the hood, Nokia 7 comes with a 3000 mAh battery, which does not s...

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  • Fitness app Strava's heatmap reveals locations of secret military bases
Fitness app Strava's heatmap reveals locations of secret military bases

For example, the shows popular routes walked around a camp in Gao in Mali, where Dutch soldiers are on mission, AD reports. White House cybersecurity coordinator Rob Joyce tweeted on Monday that the Strava heat map highlights the risks of big data analytics.

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  • Microsoft issues emergency Windows patch to undo Intel's bad Spectre fix
Microsoft issues emergency Windows patch to undo Intel's bad Spectre fix

Intel, meanwhile, told customers last week to refrain from installing current firmware updates created to counter the threats until further instructions . The Wall Street Journal , citing unnamed sources "familiar with the matter and some of the companies involved", on Sunday reported that Intel warned "a small group of customers, including Ch...

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  • Donald Trump could create 5G network in fight against Chinese phone-tapping
Donald Trump could create 5G network in fight against Chinese phone-tapping

Given the key United States networks, like AT&T and Verizon are already well along with their plans for 5G and it's still a few years away from a roll out, it's highly unlikely the government has the ability to get a solution in place so quickly.

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  • Street Fighter 5 Characters Are Coming To Monster Hunter
Street Fighter 5 Characters Are Coming To Monster Hunter

PlayStation 4 players who have a Street Fighter V save data file will unlock the quest, while players who don't (and those on Xbox One ) will have to wait a bit longer for the featured quest to come back into rotation. "The exact timing is still to be announced , but during this time, everyone will be able to fight for their Ryu set". And yes, ...

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  • Free Xbox Games With Gold Announced For February 2018
Free Xbox Games With Gold Announced For February 2018

The lineup of free games available to Xbox Live Gold subscribers in February 2018 have been revealed . Gamers can test out the Game Pass for a 14-day free trial and then commence on paying $9.99 monthly. The arcade driving simulation game offers a twist as players assume a taxi driver who has to complete his routes to earn money and improve hi...

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  • Soros at Davos: Accuses Trump of 'Setting Course to Nuclear War'
Soros at Davos: Accuses Trump of 'Setting Course to Nuclear War'

Leftist fearmongering about President Donald Trump literally destroying the world flared up again on Thursday, as liberal billionaire donor George Soros joined the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists in predicting a Trump nuclear armageddon.

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  • Dow futures leap 115 points on Caterpillar earnings
Dow futures leap 115 points on Caterpillar earnings

The results of Intel and some other companies helped investors shrug off weaker-than-expected US economic growth data. "The beat rates and growth rates are as good as we have measured for these 133 companies in any earnings season over the past five years", said Nick Raich, CEO of The Earnings Scout, in a note.

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  • IOS 11.3 will introduce new battery features and AR improvements
IOS 11.3 will introduce new battery features and AR improvements

The latest update will allow ARKit to recogise objects like tables and chairs placed on vertical surfaces, and also detect irregularly shaped objects. Note: These features will be coming in a later iOS 11.3 beta release . Health data is getting an upgrade in iOS 11.3, too. Apple , in an official post, promised that iOS 11.3 Bet...

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  • [Newsmaker] Korea's IT giants invest in cryptocurrency exchanges
[Newsmaker] Korea's IT giants invest in cryptocurrency exchanges

South Korea's technology minister says blockchain will not be affected by the government's recent crackdown on virtual currency trading. The South Korean government has been looking to regulate cryptocurrencies for a while now due to its unstable volatile nature, which has caused many traders to lose large sums of their investments.

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  • Microsoft Opens Up About What Types of User Data Windows 10 Collects
Microsoft Opens Up About What Types of User Data Windows 10 Collects

Although the Diagnostic Data Viewer does provide more transparency, it doesn't do much to address the main beef of critics - that it continues to slurp data regardless. Users can also moderate the data that is being shared with the company, device or browser. Those pages, which have been updated to include changes in version 1709, describe the ...

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  • Sky UK & Ireland adds 157000 TV, 30000 broadband products
Sky UK & Ireland adds 157000 TV, 30000 broadband products

The rise of BT Sport has also hit Sky's traditional dominance in the world of sport. Unfortunately Sky has long since stopped providing a breakdown of their broadband figures, although we estimate that they have a total base in the United Kingdom and Ireland of somewhere between 6.1 and 6.2 million (out of 12.9 million total retail customers).

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  • Acer Unveils New Chromebooks & 'Headless' Chromebox For Schools
Acer Unveils New Chromebooks & 'Headless' Chromebox For Schools

The device features an 11.6-inch HD resolution screen (1366×768), underpinned by a 360-degree hinge. Acer has announced its new Acer Chromebook Spin 11 (CP311-1H/CP311-1HN) at The Bett Show in London. The Spin will cost $399 CAD and will also be available in March. The new Acer Chromebook 11 C732 with a non-touch display will be availab...

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  • Apple Backports Meltdown Patch to Older macOS Versions
Apple Backports Meltdown Patch to Older macOS Versions

But the new patch brings in all the protections offered by the High Sierra update to macOS version running Sierra 10.12.6 and El Capitan 10.11.6. Cupertino did whack out a patch for macOS High Sierra pretty soon after the Meltdown and Spectre flaws came to light.

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  • Apple will release its HomePod on February 9
Apple will release its HomePod on February 9

HomePod is a direct competitor to Amazon Echo and speakers with Google's Assistant installed. France and Germany in the spring. It also boasts a large woofer and six microphones for its voice activating capabilities. The new version of the iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, and iPod touch software brings with it support for setting up the HomePod , ...

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