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Instagram Tests New Live-Video Feature To Drive Engagement, Ads Instagram Tests New Live-Video Feature To Drive Engagement, Ads
- August 09, 2017

Now, you can hang out and go live together, whether you're just doing homework or catching up on your day. Today Instagram is taking it a step further, letting guests join in on your live broadcasts. internet users who have watched live-streaming videos on YouTube dropped from 21% in June 2016 to 16% in November 2016. Facebook , along with Instagram is really dominating the video-led communication sector on social media platforms. (more...)
$200 Ni No Kuni 2 Collector's Edition Revealed, Season Pass Announced $200 Ni No Kuni 2 Collector's Edition Revealed, Season Pass Announced
- August 09, 2017

The following items are a part of the digital pre-order for Ni No Kuni 2: Revenant Kingdom on the PlayStation Store. North America and Europe will each have their own versions of the special editions. It will also unlock the Supply Kit that will include some items that can help the protagonist's party on their journey. The Digital Prince's Edition includes only the game and the Season Pass , and will be released digitally for PS4 and PC, for €90 and €79.99 respectively. (more...)
Sharp Aquos S2 Official: First Snapdragon 630 Phone, Bezel-less Screen Sharp Aquos S2 Official: First Snapdragon 630 Phone, Bezel-less Screen
- August 09, 2017

The top end with Limited edition with Snapdragon 660, 6GB RAM, 128GB storage is priced at 3499 Yuan. Apart from launching a new iteration of a minimal bezel design that the company pioneered with their Aquos Crystal released in 2014, this is officially the company returning to China. (more...)
Intel's push for petabyte SSDs requires a new kind of drive Intel's push for petabyte SSDs requires a new kind of drive
- August 09, 2017

Intel's newly unveiled " ruler " form factor for server SSDs is quite intriguing for a change. The company, however, does claim that its Optane and 3D NAND SSDs will be available in the "near future ". Intel is yet to reveal more information about this new SSD as it has only teased the form factor right now. Unlike the unusual Ruler SSD form-factor, they're created to slot into the place of an existing, traditionally-shaped hard-drive, minimizing the time it takes to upgrade to speedier ... (more...)
Disney World unveils statue honoring toddler killed by alligator Disney World unveils statue honoring toddler killed by alligator
- August 09, 2017

Graves died at Seven Seas Lagoon past year when he was grabbed by an alligator . The statue depicts a lighthouse representing a "beacon of hope" for families in crisis, Disney said . Wildlife biologist Jeff Corwin told CNN, "That gator came in, grabbed that boy, pulled him, the dad startled that gator, the gator let him go and then the boy drowned". (more...)
Pokemon Go: Electrifying Week Ahead Pokemon Go: Electrifying Week Ahead
- August 09, 2017

Zapdos is going to made available to Pokemon Go gamers till August 14 next week, so those who're looking to add the electrical legendary bird to their roster better hurry. Piloswine . Piloswine is an Ice/Ground type Pokemon , which means it too will take reduced damage from Zapdos' electric attacks. Gather your friends and find a Legendary Raid Battle near you! So, Moltres is leaving Pokemon GO , and Zapdos is about to arrive. (more...)
Major Xbox One UI updates on the way; Details here Major Xbox One UI updates on the way; Details here
- August 09, 2017

You'll be able to control the app using Spotify Connect on a phone, tablet or laptop. The release comes over two years after Sony released a Spotify app for the PlayStation 4, through an exclusivity deal that locked Microsoft out of offering a similar choice. (more...)
Alfre Woodard Cast as Simba's Mom Sarabi in Disney's Lion King Remake Alfre Woodard Cast as Simba's Mom Sarabi in Disney's Lion King Remake
- August 09, 2017

Additionally, The Hollywood Reporter says that Luke Cage actress Alfre Woodard will voice Sarabi , who is Simba's mother. Alfre Woodard is set to join the star-studded cast in Disney's upcoming live action remake of the Lion King . (more...)
Karan Johar & Kajol become friends on social media Karan Johar & Kajol become friends on social media
- August 08, 2017

After a long haul, filmmaker Karan Johar has shared the first picture of his twins, Yash and Roohi. Who is this cute baby, Roohi or Yash, in Karan Johar's arms? After their huge fallout, Kajol and Karan Johar finally patch up? Incidentally, several fans on Twitter had tweeted lines like "But she's your best friend yaar" from their film " Kuch Kuch Hota Hai " to Karan to remind him that he hadn't wished Kajol on her birthday, on 5 August. (more...)
A major new Xbox One update overhauls the dashboard with Fluent Design
- August 08, 2017

But the big deal is that it is literally all customizable, so that you can see the content you want to see, immediately. While the show explains how an achievement background can be set, the " Spotify Music - for Xbox" app can be seen playing "Fable Theme - Danny Elfman" with the Spotify logo visible alongside the app controls. (more...)
London Mayor Urges YouTube To Remove Videos Espousing Gang Violence London Mayor Urges YouTube To Remove Videos Espousing Gang Violence
- August 08, 2017

This feature was actually launched only in Canada earlier this year but now it has been released for all YouTube users across the globe. All of this happens inside the YouTube app which makes it much easier to share videos that you think your friends might be interested in. (more...)
S. African minister apologizes for nightclub 'incident' S. African minister apologizes for nightclub 'incident'
- August 08, 2017

Eyewitnesses say higher education deputy minister Mduduzi Manana trampled on the woman and that "his foot was on her head" outside the upmarket Cubana club in Johannesburg's Fourways district. Shabangu says the assault of a woman by Manana is a reflection of "how men think they are better". A case of assault has been opened at Douglasdale police station. (more...)
Mobile introduces #Unlimited55 plan for everyone over 55 yo Mobile introduces #Unlimited55 plan for everyone over 55 yo
- August 08, 2017

T-Mobile, which didn't previously offer a plan directed at older customers, calls it the best deal for "today's modern, mobile adults age 55 and older". Of the more than 93 million people in the US who are over the age of 55, 74 percent own a smartphone. The announcement is served with the usual (and perfectly well deserved) rant against the oppressive terms of AT&T's and Verizon Wireless' plans for seniors. (more...)
Netflix Makes Its First Acquisition Netflix Makes Its First Acquisition
- August 08, 2017

Several of Millar's original works have also been adapted into successful films including the aforementioned Kick-Ass and Kingsman , as well as Wanted . Once an industry outsider, Netflix has emerged as one of the TV industry's most powerful forces and is devoting more attention to movies as rival media companies increasingly withhold their own content because the streaming service's popularity threatens their TV networks. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S8 Active rugged smartphone announced in United States of America on AT&T
- August 08, 2017

The company is now set to release the Galaxy S8 Active for folks who need extra impact protection on their S8 to go along with immunity to being dropped in the pool or a less-pristine body of water. Of course, you lose out on the Infinity Display Samsung first unveiled the S8 line, but the trade off is a device that's built to withstand some abuse. (more...)
England v South Africa: Smasher Moeen Ali puts series triumph within grasp England v South Africa: Smasher Moeen Ali puts series triumph within grasp
- August 08, 2017

There's likely more to come from Ali, too, as he ended unbeaten and took England to stumps on Day 3 on 224-8, a slightly wobbly second innings but enough to open a convincing lead with two days to play. Hashim Amla was 11 not out but South Africa's hopes were disappearing fast. South Africa-born Jennings came into this innings under huge pressure for his place after averaging a mere 16.40 in Test cricket since a hundred on debut against India at Mumbai in December. (more...)
United Kingdom data protection laws to be overhauled United Kingdom data protection laws to be overhauled
- August 07, 2017

But one of the main aims of the bill is to replace the data protection act and make sure that the UK's laws are compliant with the EU's general data protection regulation , so that data can continue to flow freely across borders after Brexit . (more...)
Google Pixel And Pixel XL Get Huge Discounts In The US Google Pixel And Pixel XL Get Huge Discounts In The US
- August 07, 2017

Apart from these cash discounts on the original pricing of these smartphones , Google will also provide a free Daydream virtual reality headset along with their flagship smartphones . The Pixel XL is also getting a huge discount. As long as supplies last that is. If recently leaked images of the successors are to be believed, the model that is now codenamed Taimen should give us a handset that looks modern but also manages to retain a similar style to the current offering. (more...)
WhatsApp Tests Facebook-Style Coloured Text Status Feature WhatsApp Tests Facebook-Style Coloured Text Status Feature
- August 07, 2017

The messenger app is testing the colourful texts status like those of Facebook for its Status tab. Despite only being available in beta the feature is tipped to be rolled to the full versions of WhatsApp on Android and iOS at some point in the near future. (more...)
Storm at Google over engineer's anti-diversity manifesto Storm at Google over engineer's anti-diversity manifesto
- August 07, 2017

The document and resulting employee pushback come at a time of increased scrutiny for tech companies over sexual harassment and hostility towards women in the workplace . Google parent company Alphabet did not immediately respond to a request for comment. While some Google employees have agreed to the points made in the memo , some racial minority groups have opposed such thoughts and views. (more...)