Overwatch PTR patch notes reveal Deathmatch mode to follow Summer Games 2017

Coming "soon" to the Overwatch Arcade will be a pair of Deathmatch modes (free for all, and team). Over a year after its release, Overwatch is taking a stab at a classic FPS game mode: deathmatch . The top half of best-performing players wil... More..

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USA report confirms 2016 as warmest year on record
by | Friday, August 11, 2017

USA report confirms 2016 as warmest year on record

It is "extremely unlikely" 2014, 2015 and 2016 would have been the warmest consecutive years on record without the influence of human-caused climate change, according to the authors of a new study. The Arctic...More..

IPhone 8 render leaks in Copper; Concepts show elegant design
by | Thursday, August 10, 2017

IPhone 8 render leaks in Copper; Concepts show elegant design

Apple's anniversary edition iPhone 8 is set to launch soon. The iPhone 8 is expected to be unveiled sometime in September and if leaks are to believed, the smartphone will revolutionise the industry. i...More..

Ford F-150: pickup best-seller gets tow and mpg boost
by | Thursday, August 10, 2017

Ford F-150: pickup best-seller gets tow and mpg boost

Thanks to several improvements and a new ten-speed automatic transmission, the truck has an EPA-estimated fuel economy rating of 20 mpg city / 26 mpg highway / 22 mpg combined. 4×4 models are 1 mpg better all a...More..

Overwatch League adds new teams from Rams, Cloud9 owners
by | Thursday, August 10, 2017

Overwatch League adds new teams from Rams, Cloud9 owners

The owner of the London team is Jack Etienne, co-founder and CEO of the esports team organization Cloud9, with successful teams in League of Legends , Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, and Overwatch , and p...More..

Uber's first employee is the latest high-profile exec to jump ship
by | Thursday, August 10, 2017

Uber's first employee is the latest high-profile exec to jump ship

Graves will remain on Uber's board of directors. Graves serves as senior vice president of operations at Uber and is on the executive leadership team tasked with running the business in the absence of a chief...More..

Chinese scientists aim to launch more quantum satellites
by | Thursday, August 10, 2017

Chinese scientists aim to launch more quantum satellites

The form of key distribution (think of it as a unique random password only known to the sender and receiver) has been branded "hack-proof", because any tampering would be noticed due to the fact it permanently ...More..

Microsoft is launching a revamped version of Outlook.com
by | Thursday, August 10, 2017

Microsoft is launching a revamped version of Outlook.com

The beta program for the newly improved Outlook.com has been rolled out by Microsoft to the public this week. 'You can test drive our new experience and switch back to the regular web experience any time'. So...More..

Ancient Ape Skull Sheds Light On Common Ancestors Of Humans And Apes
by | Thursday, August 10, 2017

Ancient Ape Skull Sheds Light On Common Ancestors Of Humans And Apes

Researchers determined that the skull belonged to a newly-identified species of early ape, which they classified as Nyanzapithecus alesi ; the name of the species, alesi , derives from the Turkana word fo...More..

Look up! The Perseid Meteor Shower peaks August 12
by | Thursday, August 10, 2017

Look up! The Perseid Meteor Shower peaks August 12

The best time is late on August 12 or early Sunday morning, the 13th. This one is known for being the biggest and most incredible shower of the year. It may take a while to see any shooting stars as they tend...More..

by | Thursday, August 10, 2017

Game of Thrones season 7: Episode 5, what will happen in "Eastwatch"?

Game of Thrones has finally given a win to the Mother of Dragons Daenerys Targaryen, one of the claimants of the coveted Iron Throne . I would be genuinely sad to lose him, especially his well-honed abili...More..

by | Thursday, August 10, 2017

Kaspersky withdraws Windows 10 antivirus antitrust complaint against Microsoft

Kaspersky , which is facing separate investigation for its alleged connection to the Russian government, had brought an antitrust law suit against Microsoft, following a vitriolic blog post by Eugene Kaspersk...More..

Samsung Galaxy Note8 pre-orders start on September 1
by | Thursday, August 10, 2017

Samsung Galaxy Note8 pre-orders start on September 1

The basis of information provides through the latest leak; it is safe to assume the upcoming high-end phablet is going to arrive in the eight colours. Prospective buyers can avail an additional $150 discount on...More..

Why Sanjay Dutt got emotional at Bhoomi trailer launch
by | Thursday, August 10, 2017

Why Sanjay Dutt got emotional at Bhoomi trailer launch

Aditi, who will be seen as Dutt's daughter in the film has a lasting impact with her emotional frames in the trailer. What actually happens? Will Sanjay be able to save Aditi? As Kelkar's villain says, "Save ...More..

Insider Trading at Fitbit Inc.?
by | Thursday, August 10, 2017

Insider Trading at Fitbit Inc.?

DnB Asset Management AS increased its stake in shares of Fitbit by 81.2% in the first quarter. Stoneridge Investment Partners LLC now owns 154,869 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company's ...More..

LG V30 to have f/1.6 aperture lens for dual-camera
by | Thursday, August 10, 2017

LG V30 to have f/1.6 aperture lens for dual-camera

In line with earlier reports, the leaked live images do confirm the presence of thinner bezels on the V30 in contrast to the G6. Droid Life spotted the LG V30 in videos of a contest organized by marketing com...More..

Facebook introduces Watch, its redesigned tab for video programming
by | Thursday, August 10, 2017

Facebook introduces Watch, its redesigned tab for video programming

The cheaper shows are permitted to be shown outside of Facebook after they exclusively debut in the Watch tab. That was what the Video tab, available only in the U.S., was for. The new section of the social n...More..

Nissan Owners Could Get $500 As Part Of Takata Air Bag Settlement
by | Thursday, August 10, 2017

Nissan Owners Could Get $500 As Part Of Takata Air Bag Settlement

That agreement with Toyota Motor Corp., Subaru Corp., Mazda Motor Corp. and Bayerische Motoren Werke AG won preliminary court approval in June. Takata and automakers face hundreds of lawsuits including action...More..

by | Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Android Distribution Updated for August 2017: Nougat Brings Fire and Fury

July was the first month that Nougat hit double digits and we're still seeing this number slowly increase as more new smartphones are shipping with the latest version of Android . While Nougat had been on pace...More..

Two Out Of Four Newly Discovered Planets Are Inhabitable
by | Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Two Out Of Four Newly Discovered Planets Are Inhabitable

Lead study author Fabio Feng of the University of Hertfordshire told Gizmodo that we should be cautious defining the habitable zone of exoplanets, but he said he regards the two outer planets as "habitable zo...More..

Microsoft Claims 71% Of Windows 10 Users Are Happy With Telemetry
by | Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Microsoft Claims 71% Of Windows 10 Users Are Happy With Telemetry

The update is now available for download via Windows Update and also can be alternatively downloaded manually by clicking the respective links. Today users of the Windows 7 are receiving KB4034664 which...More..

Nintendo World Championships returns this fall
by | Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Nintendo World Championships returns this fall

Qualifiers continue the next weekend (August 26 and 27) in Chicago and Los Angeles followed by events in Minneapolis and Dallas on September 2 and 3 and in Seattle and Miami on September 9 and 10. You can find ...More..

PS4 System Software Update 5.0 details leak
by | Wednesday, August 09, 2017

PS4 System Software Update 5.0 details leak

After the update users will be able to follow anyone, with added options to set followers to only friends or anybody, and you'll also be able to block users. This will allow each sub/child account to have diffe...More..

Essential's investors include Amazon, release date for phone being announced next week
by | Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Essential's investors include Amazon, release date for phone being announced next week

The release date itself is still somewhat mysterious, however: Essential President Niccolo De Masi told the Wall Street Journal on Wednesday that it's still "a few weeks away", but said that the company will ...More..

Fallout Board Game Announced By Fantasy Flight
by | Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Fallout Board Game Announced By Fantasy Flight

Players choose one of five explorers that range from " a savvy Wastelander to a stout member of the Brotherhood of Steel ". Fallout: The Board Game is now expected to release in Q4 of 2017. Designed by Nath...More..