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by | July 14, 2018 | 01:31

The Republican-controlled Senate blocked his nomination and changed the Senate rules so that a nominee couldn't be confirmed in an election year. The official said Trump decided on Kavanaugh because of his large body of jurisprudence cited by other courts, describing him as a judge that other judges read.

by | July 13, 2018 | 01:34

In terms of design , the Go moniker looks similar to the standard Surface book with a compact form-factor. It measures 245 x 175 x 8.3 mm and weighs about 512 grams. Surface Go will run versions of Windows 10 and Office apps. An LTE model will come out later this year. It's a little heavier than the Surface Go and measures up at almost a couple of inches longer, but that doesn't detract from it being a versatile, compact device.

by | July 13, 2018 | 01:31

Now the servers have gone live, we have jumped in to get a sneak peek at all the changes to Fortnite season 5's map. Other un-named POI have also been added to the island. As always, keep in mind to finish out the match you're in once you've completed a challenge in order to be sure you get credit for it. These will take you "for a wild ride" if you dare step in, so maybe they'll act as some kind of teleportation portal.

by | June 14, 2018 | 02:06

After the debut of the first major Cyberpunk 2077 trailer during E3 2018 , CD Projekt Red devs provided various press outlets with access to almost an hour of gameplay action. That said, Rowley emphasized numerous times that the game will not be a first-person shooter (FPS). The streets are bustling, things are happening around you in a way that makes you feel as if they'd be happening whether you were there to initiate them or not.

by | June 13, 2018 | 01:33

Check out the trailer for yourself below. Releasing a decade after its predecessor, Devil May Cry 5 is set to round off the Sons of Sparda Saga and is set several years after things were left off. Joining the playable characters is Nero's mechanic, Nico, who has built a modular robotic replacement for Nero's signature demonic arm. This feels like classic Devil May Cry to the letter, and we can't wait to play it.

by | June 12, 2018 | 01:58

There's a new Halo , multiple Gears of War games, and a multitude of trailers for everything from Kingdom Hearts III to Fallout 76 . Microsoft has been working on game streaming technology for several years now. In the grand tradition of games quickly revealed during E3, we don't know much about the next Battletoads game at this time (it's all about those sizzle reels).

by | June 11, 2018 | 00:58

Environments looks detailed and the sense of being a small character in the world is portrayed wonderfully. When players step out into Anthem's risky world, it will be a place inhabited by other players. EA's deal with the Star Wars franchise received scant attention during the press conference, with new Battlefront II content being revealed before Respawn Entertainment's next game title for EA was finally confirmed: Jedi: Fallen Order .

by | June 10, 2018 | 01:07

From sun-drenched streets to dark and risky rainforests, nowhere is safe from the world's most creative assassin, Agent 47 . Interestingly, it's available today in early access for those who pre-order Hitman 2. We mentioned nearly this time a year ago that IO Interactive had managed to retain the rights to the Hitman franchise, after severing ties with publisher Square Enix .

by | June 08, 2018 | 03:05

Facebook stopped the bug on May 22 but did not restore the proper privacy settings to all posts until May 27. "We recently found a bug that automatically suggested posting publicly when some people were creating their Facebook posts". It is still unclear how numerous 14 million profiles that were affected may have posted content privately without realizing they were sharing publicly.

by | June 06, 2018 | 12:48

Despite its success, Square Enix released IO Interactive last May, cutting the company loose based on "disagreements" with the franchise, leaving Agent 47's future in question. Good afternoon, 47. The profiles have been uploaded. Hitman made a comeback in 2016 with an original episodic release structure instead of a full game, which included "Season 1" stories and gameplay.

by | June 06, 2018 | 12:48

Now, Google has surprisingly updated their website and have removed the "Tablets" section quietly. Google mistakenly removed the tablet section from the official Android website. As explained by Hiroshi Lockheimer , senior vice president of Platforms and Ecosystems at Google, the disappearance of the tablet section on the Android site was not intentional.

by | June 06, 2018 | 12:50

And around 12 weeks after the launch of new Gmail, those who opted out will be automatically migrated to the new experience, and they won't be able to opt out then. That all sounds a bit more complicated than necessary, but the main gist here is: chances are you'll get access to the new Gmail next month and if you hate it, you can still opt out for a bit longer.

by | June 05, 2018 | 00:04

Asus is looking to make a stand, and has today unveiled the "world's fastest smartphone". Enabling a lot of the insane tricks on the ROG Phone is the addition of extra ports (including USB-C) on the side of the device. There are a pair of front-facing dual-speakers and in terms of optics, the phone has an 8 MP front camera along with 12MP + 8MP ultra-wide on the back.

by | June 05, 2018 | 00:01

Facebook told the Times that the device makers can only harness social network account information to provide versions of the "Facebook experience", although the Times reporting shows that device makers seemed to have access to information that went beyond what was necessary to build useful apps.

by | May 31, 2018 | 17:32

The game, set to be released next month, lets players choose between taking the role of a SWAT Team member trying to stop an ongoing school shooting , or the role of the shooter themselves. Valve Corporation is a video game development company . "We can't expect those people to be the only ones who stand up against things like this". If made by a more reputable developer, was Active Shooter something you would have considered purchasing? "The broader conversation about Steam's content ...

by | May 30, 2018 | 06:45

Well, of all the things we thought we'd see from Bethesda this E3 season, a new Fallout was pretty far down the list. That alone surely suggests a new game or spin-off rather than a port of an older game. Bethesda Softworks are the publisher behind Fallout , The Elder Scrolls and Wolfenstein . Or it could be a Switch version of Fallout 4 . We will continue to update the story as more information is made available.

by | May 17, 2018 | 14:32

Currently, it is possible to save photos and videos taken on the Camera to a phone's camera roll, but not to a Facebook account. While users will be able to share 20 seconds long voice posts in Facebook Stories , no such limit has been set on voice posts shared in the News Feed.

by | May 11, 2018 | 00:34

Aside from Bitcoin, Gates also singled out ICOs as some of the riskiest and speculative bets available to the public. Over the past few weeks, Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have actually performed really well over the past few weeks, but have fallen once again after these comments were released.

by | May 11, 2018 | 00:36

In a bid to take the competition to rival Amazon, Apple is now planning on selling subscriptions to video-streaming services directly via its TV app. According to the report , which cites unnamed sources, Apple plans to roll out direct subscriptions next year as part of an attempt to boost its content subscription business.

by | May 09, 2018 | 05:17

However, users on the Reddit thread have reported that except the issue with invoking Alexa , their smartphones were working just fine with the updated digital assistant. You are able to down-load the program immediately from Google Play or visit APK Mirror to download its APK document . Amazon Alexa was asked what it thinks about Cortana to which it replies, "I like Cortana ".

by | May 08, 2018 | 00:47

The design of the iPhone X is such that there is no room left for the home button that has been synonymous with iPhones thus far. And, as odd as this may seem, Microsoft seems to offer some important advantages over Google , which has struggled to gain acceptance of Android outside of smartphones.

by | May 08, 2018 | 00:45

Microsoft is also partnering with Qualcomm to create a developer kit for Vision AI running on Azure IoT Edge, to make it easier to develop IoT products which rely on the camera. Microsoft is also releasing an update for Visual Studio App Center (via TechCrunch ). It's Microsoft's attempt to integrate high-tech hand tracking and spatial mapping technologies with Azure's machine learning, cognitive services, and IoT Edge.

by | May 05, 2018 | 01:25

As previously reported and reiterated during the interview by Mr. Stowe, buying gold membership with Bitcoin has become costly due to fees and buggy due to Coinbase's faulty integration. As a matter of fact, that was part of the issue with the high fees on the bitcoin network. The platform's Bitcoin subreddit unites 816 thousand subscribers, while the number of its Cryptocurrency subreddit amounts to 663 thousand.

by | May 02, 2018 | 01:00

The new area is called Dusty Divot , and beyond being a new spot to land in when you jump off the Battle Bus, there are also Hop Rocks (shards of the comet ) scattered all around the area which you can consumer to jump around in low gravity.

by | May 02, 2018 | 00:58

Like an old flame wrecking a first date, Facebook Inc burst in on the matchmaking scene on Tuesday and sent investors in rival apps on a panicked rush for the door. We don't know much about the features just yet. Following the Cambridge Analytica scandal , Facebook has tightened control of information collected through apps.

by | April 20, 2018 | 00:38

Amazon is introducing a new way to interact with Alexa through custom Alexa Skills . Amazon's latest initiative, Alexa Skill Blueprints , essentially allows you to personalise your Alexa experience. The program relies on a few basic templates that offers room to create customized experiences for Alexa within minutes just by filling in the blanks.

by | April 20, 2018 | 00:32

The G6 Play does start at £169, however, so there is still an option at that price point. Now, the Moto Z Play smartphones receive Android 8.0 Oreo update in India. Pricing of Moto E5 and Moto E5 Plus is yet to be revealed. Motorola's once again done a fantastic job of making phones that are low-cost, but not cheap.

by | April 19, 2018 | 01:42

This results in a power boost of 40bhp, giving the M2 Competition a 0-62mph run of 4.2 seconds and a (limited) top speed of 155mph. This replaces the standard 380mm front and 370mm rear discs and four-piston front and two-piston rear calipers with 400mm front and 380mm rear discs allied to six-piston front and four-piston rear calipers.

by | April 18, 2018 | 00:18

An automated system was made use of researchers from the International Computer Science Institute to find out if the apps met with the regulations of the COPPA law meant to protect children. Interestingly, the study also took a look at whether apps with potential COPPA violations were part of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) Safe Harbor program.

by | April 16, 2018 | 01:42

A huge sigh of relief could be felt around the Robina Stadium when Charlotte Caslick broke clear to score the match-winning try for crowd favourites Australia and keep their hopes alive of completing a unique treble of the winning the first Rugby World Cup Sevens, Olympic Games and Commonwealth Games titles.

by | April 06, 2018 | 01:53

Interestingly enough, this error happened at the same time when Facebook made a decision to impose restrictions on third party data usage. Tinder acknowledged on Twitter that a "technical issue" was keeping its users stuck. Facebook head honcho Mark Zuckerberg conducted a Q and A with members of the press about protecting user information on Wednesday; the transcript can be read in full here.

by | April 06, 2018 | 01:52

The saga comes a week after Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Cabinet signed off on a plan for imperial succession rites next year, with Emperor Akihito due to abdicate his throne to his elder son, Crown Prince Naruhito. "So, in fact, women on the ring has been approved by the Sumo Association (previously)". The scene is a little chaotic, but the Times reports that a man appears to take over CPR from the female nurse.

by | April 04, 2018 | 00:54

Courtesy their excellent business model, it is safe to say that Fortnite has an edge over their rivals and the actual battle royale pioneer, Playerunknown's Battlegrounds. The year 2018 was good for Epic Games and it saw rise in sales of Fortnite . Usually when something appears in the New Updates tab it means it's coming soon so we'd guess it'd be here on Thursday.

by | March 27, 2018 | 01:37

One TrustPlus coin can now be purchased for approximately $0.0811 or 0.00000906 BTC on cryptocurrency exchanges. Bulwark (BWK) traded 16.1% lower against the dollar and now trades at $1.08 or 0.00012644 BTC. DigiCube's official Twitter account is @PurePoS. The Reddit community for Walton is /r/waltonchain . The official website for DigiCube is www.freestaking.com.

by | March 23, 2018 | 21:24

Citing information from Apple's upstream supply chain, Lin has confirmed that the MBOM of this upcoming Apple device will be more than 10% lower than that of iPhone X which was around US$400 in 2017. DigiTimes learned from Taiwanese sources Thursday that Apple is looking to start trial production of its new iOS-running phones in the second quarter of 2018.

by | March 20, 2018 | 01:59

With this financing, you'll pay for the Pixel 2 XL over 24 monthly installments. Ever since Google updated their original Pixel XL to Android 8.1 Oreo last January, users have encountered a bug that may prove to be unsafe to the user and the device.

by | March 13, 2018 | 04:17

Another common feature among the three Huawei P20 variants is the iPhone X-like notch on the top display, which contains the front-facing dual-lens camera sensor. On the imaging front, Huawei Y9 (2018) is packed with dual cameras on both front and back panel. As per the recent news, the Chinese phone maker Huawei is working on another smartphone called Huawei P20.

by | February 26, 2018 | 02:03

Alcatel is genuinely on a roll this MWC , as they've just announced not one but five new devices , including an extremely affordable device that runs on Android Go . On the software side, this device is running Android 8.1 Oreo (Go edition). It also includes 3GB of RAM and 32GB of expandable storage. The Alcatel 3V costs Euro 190 and is the only smartphone in the Alcatel 3 lineup to offer Full HD+ display.

by | February 24, 2018 | 03:14

The tablet is now available for purchase across platforms including Amazon, Flipkart , Croma, Reliance, Vijay Sales, and other authorised retailers. Microsoft has followed the example of Apple, who named their 2017 iPad simply "iPad" by naming the successor to the Surface Pro 4 simply "Surface Pro".

by | February 23, 2018 | 01:48

Hoteliers and B&Bs have always been listing their rooms on the platform, but the company is adding extra search categories for users who are not looking to rent someone's home or room. This includes filtering for vacation homes, unique accommodations, bed and breakfasts, and boutique hotels. He said it recognises hosts who go above and beyond to provide outstanding hospitality.

by | February 22, 2018 | 00:33

The chipmaker has teamed up with Microsoft for a range of what it calls Always Connected PCs , which take the form of typical laptops but are powered by a Snapdragon processor instead of hardware from Intel or AMD, and will go on sale soon.

by | February 20, 2018 | 19:08

Samsung's PM1643 SSD is the successor to 15.36TB series, introduced by the company in March 2016. The PM1643 is built out of 32 sticks of 1TB NAND flash packages all joined together, with each stick containing 16 layers of 512GB V-NAND chips.

by | February 14, 2018 | 17:51

One of the features of Inbox and Gmail that Google rolled out a couple of years ago is Smart Reply . Google has confirmed the existence of Area 120's Reply app but told TechCrunch it was a very early experiment. The new project is still in its early development and Google may not even make it widely available outside of its Area 120 testers. The feature will also a Vacation Responder that checks user's calendar on their behalf to tell people if they aren't working.

by | February 10, 2018 | 02:53

Developers who want to boost the chances of getting their PWAs listed in the Microsoft Store can follow these guidelines , which also includes instructions on how to submit a PWA to the Microsoft Store. That seems to be something that Microsoft is considering for Windows 10 S . Build 17093 includes a few other neat tweaks, including welcome aesthetic changes to the Game Bar and more streamlined pairing to certain Bluetooth devices, as well as security updates and a way to delete ...

by | February 08, 2018 | 06:13

Lastly, there will be a new map being released that has been specifically designed for Capture the Flag, which will be set in Thailand . "The biggest and best part of the Year of the Dog celebration is a brand-new map [Ayutthaya]". Kaplan said players voiced their discontent for draws, adding that they can feel "anti-climatic". I wouldn't be surprised if by this time next year, CTF became a standard mode, always available for players to enjoy.

by | February 08, 2018 | 06:12

Both Moore and his fiance are in the Elmore County Jail. Authorities weren't initially sure where the video originated, but began investigating the assault as well as how and by whom the video was shared. "She's got a long road ahead of her", Walker said. He is expected to be extradited from Alabama. According to investigators, the children have "aged" since the video.

by | February 01, 2018 | 00:24

This feature now sends SMS messages only to Android phones, because Apple is not offering its messaging APIs to third-parties. The new skill launched overnight on January 30 and means Alexa is capable of text messages to any mobile phone in the world.

by | February 01, 2018 | 00:21

Temperatures at the Swedish test site reached as low as -40 deg F. The I-Pace is now undergoing final testing in Arjeplog, Sweden, with potential customers taking to the wheel in Sweden. Jaguar's new electric SUV, the I-Pace, will officially break cover in production form March 1 , at an online event scheduled just ahead of a formal unveiling on March 6 at the Geneva motor show .

by | January 30, 2018 | 00:57

At the weekend founding member of the Institute for United Conflict Analysts revealed just how much data shouldn't have made it on to the Strava map . More importantly, the useful parts of the base have been highlighted . Nevertheless, it's happening, and the USA -led coalition against the Islamic State is now in the process of revising its guidelines on the use of all wireless devices at military locations.