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Tech Gamescom 2019 opening set to feature 25 games: Geoff Keighley
Author: 0 Gamescom 2019 opening set to feature 25 games: Geoff Keighley

The big bombshell is that Microsoft's Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition is coming to Switch, but Nintendo fans are also getting indie megahits Superhot as well as the Hotline Miami Collection, both of which are available today. Without knowing in detail the plans of Big G, from the event scheduled from 19:00 (GMT+2) on August 19th it is reasonable to expect the announcement of the final launch date and, plausibly, the revelation of new exclusive games.

Tech Minecraft is getting ray tracing support and it looks completely different
Author: 0 Minecraft is getting ray tracing support and it looks completely different

That lighting will create "realistic hard and soft shadows", based on a number of factors, including the size and distance of the light source. Talking about how ray tracing will enhance the blocky world, Minecraft's Saxs Persson in the official statement says that, " In normal Minecraft, a block of gold just appears yellow, but with ray tracing turned on, you really get to see the spectacular highlight, you get to see the reflection, you can even see a mob reflected in it ".

Tech Disney announces global launch for Disney+
Author: 0 Disney announces global launch for Disney+

It will be priced at AUD$8.99 per month (or $89.99 per year) and NZD$9.99 per month (or $99.99 per year), respectively in Australia and New Zealand respectively. " Disney + will launch in Canada and the Netherlands in tandem with the U.S. on November 12th, priced at $8.99CAD per month (or $89.99 per year) and €6.99 per month (or €69.99 per year), respectively", Disney said in a press release.

Tech Trump delays tariffs on some Chinese goods
Author: 0 Trump delays tariffs on some Chinese goods

News of the partially delayed tariffs pushed up stocks in the U.S. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up over 370 points, or 1.4%. "Business Optimism is at an All Time High!" Reportedly , there is a division within the White House over how to proceed with China on trade.

Tech Google Assistant beats Alexa, Siri again on smartphones
Author: 0 Google Assistant beats Alexa, Siri again on smartphones

The claim is a part of an annual research test by venture capital firm Loup Ventures. The research team accounted for this by adjusting the question set to reflect generally shorter queries and the presence of a screen which allows the assistant to present some information that is not verbalized.

Tech Twitter Is Testing of Screening for Offensive Content
Author: 0 Twitter Is Testing of Screening for Offensive Content

And even upon viewing this list of filtered messages, all the content itself isn't immediately visible. Other than this it also allows scores of useless messages that consist of abusive posts. So while I'd love to see this new filter successfully weed out abuse in my inbox, given that Twitter seems to have a different definition of abuse than most of its users, excuse me if I don't get my hopes up.

Tech Apple boss Tim Cook makes case for China tariff break to Trump
Author: 0 Apple boss Tim Cook makes case for China tariff break to Trump

It was also rumored that Tim Cook and President Donald Trump would have a meeting over the weekend, and, as that happened, Apple's CEO might have made POTUS see the iPhone-maker's point of view. Levies on the iPhone, iPad, and Apple laptops have been pushed back to December 15, but the tariff hit on the Apple Watch, AirPods, and many accessories is still planned for September 1.

Tech Is it the Redmi 8?
Author: 0 Is it the Redmi 8?

The device has been spotted in China and the companies General Manager, Lu Weibing has confirmed the name of the phone is Note 8 from his official Weibo account. It is expected that this smartphone might come with MediaTek Helio G90T processor as we heard that Redmi will be launching a gaming smartphone soon.

Tech Pokemon Worlds begins with new Sword & Shield details
Author: 0 Pokemon Worlds begins with new Sword & Shield details

Just like Pokemon Stadium - you can rent Pokemon to battle with! The host will decide the regulations used for Friendly Competitions. Pokemon games were much simpler before; you see a fire-type Pokemon , simply use a water-type to defeat it.

Tech Three maps cut from Rainbow Six Siege’s ranked map pool
Author: 0 Three maps cut from Rainbow Six Siege’s ranked map pool

Like historical ties of former Rainbow Six Siege Elite sets, Mira's rustic revamp seemingly draws influence from the Spanish Civil War of the 1930s. An all new unranked playlist containing the same rules as Ranked without affecting players' rank or MMR. Since this is a testing environment, a consistent gameplay experience is not guaranteed on the Test Server.

Tech How to Upgrade Your Existing Nintendo Switch with the New Version
Author: 0 How to Upgrade Your Existing Nintendo Switch with the New Version

Nintendo is allowing Switch owners who purchased a console after July 17 to trade it in for the newer model. The Verge published an official statement from a Nintendo rep on Sunday debunking the deal. Essentially the most foolproof means of transferring all your information to a brand new Switch is to make use of the really useful switch system, which requires having each console together with numerous different implements.

Tech Google 'Password Checkup' to be built into Chrome
Author: 0 Google 'Password Checkup' to be built into Chrome

In February Google launched its Password Checkup extension tool for Chrome that warns users if they log into a website using a compromised username and password. Password spraying hits people who use weak passwords. Also 60 per cent of new passwords are secure against guessing attacks. Another feature allows users to "opt-out of the anonymous telemetry that the extension reports".

Tech Industry Size, Demand, Dynamics, Business Growth and 2025 Forecasts
Author: 0 Industry Size, Demand, Dynamics, Business Growth and 2025 Forecasts

The "Global Artificial Intelligence in Supply Chain Market Analysis to 2027" is a specialized and in-depth study of the technology, media and telecommunication industry with a special focus on the global market trend analysis. This report demonstrates the aggregate market share and size, key segments, and enlists the key players operating in the market , along with their key strategies, recent developments, innovations, preferences, and new product launches.

Tech Need for Speed Heat Official Reveal Trailer: Coming on November 8
Author: 0 Need for Speed Heat Official Reveal Trailer: Coming on November 8

Need For Speed Heat was announced yesterday, you can check that article out here . Like all EA games , the new racing fantasy Need for Speed Heat will have microtransactions. Now Ghost Games confirms Need For Speed Heat will indeed be monetized, but only with a one-time convenience pack that shows all collectibles on the map.

Tech McLaren announces Ultimate Series roadster at Pebble Beach
Author: 0 McLaren announces Ultimate Series roadster at Pebble Beach

The released image for the vehicle, a rendition of its planned proportions, shows that it will be in the classic roadster proportions, built to be low and wide. Additionally, it'll feature a version of the twin-turbocharged V8 engine found in the Senna supercar to ensure breath-taking performance. It's thought to avoid speculators with the latest speedster, the British car-maker will vet interested buyers and prioritise existing owners of past and current Ultimate series McLaren .

Tech Google removes 85 adware-infested apps from the Play Store
Author: 0 Google removes 85 adware-infested apps from the Play Store

Trend Micro's research into these apps showed that the apps first checked if a specified amount of time had passed since the user first installed them, this was set to a default value of 30 minutes. After that, the apps would automatically hide its icon and replace it with a shortcut on the home screen. Trend Micro says this adware only seems to affect devices that are still on Android 8.0 or older, as newer versions of Android will display a confirmation dialogue box before the apps can ...

Tech Motorola One Action Official With Ultra-wide Action Cam
Author: 0 Motorola One Action Official With Ultra-wide Action Cam

This is the sensor that you would be using for photos, most of the time. The phone is launching first in Brazil, Mexico and parts of Europe, for a recommended price of Euro 259. As per the tweet from Motorola India, the One Action will be available in India from August 23. The Moto One Action's triple rear camera setup consists of a 12-megapixel primary sensor that comes along with an f/1.8 lens and an action camera with 2-micron pixel size and f/2.2 lens that supports 117-degree ...

Tech New Saints Row game is 'deep in development' | VGC
Author: 0 New Saints Row game is 'deep in development' | VGC

There's no mention of an actual game in the report, lamentably, just plans, but after 14 years I'm sure we can wait a bit longer. Everything will kick off on August 20th at 10 am CEST/4 am EST. As well as these, THQ Nordic secures the royalty rights for its own upcoming adventure title BioMutant . Darksiders 3 developer, Gunfire Games has been acquired by THQ Nordic .

Tech No Man’s Sky Beyond
Author: 0 No Man’s Sky Beyond

The Space Anomaly: Feeling lonely? Included in this are reduced memory usage, optimization to the rendering of models, and many other changes. But some players are reporting fairly regular crashes on consoles and PC which makes exploring the universe a bit hard.

Tech Huawei reportedly launching its own Google Maps replacement in October
Author: 0 Huawei reportedly launching its own Google Maps replacement in October

Depending on how the Huawei-Google relationship develops from here, it might be a while before we see Huawei Map Kit appear - but Huawei seems to be covering all the bases in its contingency plans. It will use the telecom base stations in over 160 countries and regions. The features offered by Huawei's Map Kit would include real-time traffic conditions, AR features and lane change recognition.

Tech Fortnite Season X: Full List Of Worlds Collide Challenges
Author: 0 Fortnite Season X: Full List Of Worlds Collide Challenges

Just remember that you first need to complete the B.R.U.T.E. Squad missions. Here's where to find one and how to complete the challenge . On the small hill to the north-east of the lake between lethal lands and Palmeto Paradisiaco , you will recognize it from the circle formed by the residues of many small explosions.

Tech Nokia 8, 6, 5 & 3 to get security updates until next year
Author: 0 Nokia 8, 6, 5 & 3 to get security updates until next year

Nokia made a comeback through HMD Global . Over the two years period they've received Android 8 Oreo, and lately Android 9 Pie. We aim to be completely transparent when it comes to updates and software. A bunch of OEMs don't provide regular security patches for their smartphones, not to talk of extending their security patch support timeline for their smartphones.

Tech The Fortnite Philosophy: BRUTE Here to Stay, Community Furious
Author: 0 The Fortnite Philosophy: BRUTE Here to Stay, Community Furious

If you enjoyed this article, why not share it on social media . For example - everyone having a shot at that first elimination or Victory Royale moment and the satisfying feeling that comes with it. That said, as Epic positions Fortnite as a competitive esport that can pay out millions of dollars to a single victor, the company will have to find ways to balance high-level, competitive play.

Tech United Nations chief concerned over India's Kashmir move
Author: 0 United Nations chief concerned over India's Kashmir move

Jammu and Kashmir had operated autonomously for most of the time India had been an independent country. On August 7th, Pakistan announced the decision to suspend all trade and downgrade all diplomatic ties with India. As per the Article 370 of the constitution , the Indian-controlled Kashmir is accorded a special status which means that all provisions laid down in the Indian Constitution are not applicable there.

Tech Oppo to Unveil New Smartphone With 20x Zoom
Author: 0 Oppo to Unveil New Smartphone With 20x Zoom

Oppo Reno 2 20X Zoom launching in India on 28 August. Based on the image, it seems to showcase the back of the alleged OPPO Reno 2 complete with the signature " Shark Fin " pop-up camera as well as the quad camera. Oppo Reno 2 series will support Ultra Dark mode for clearer night shots, the company said in a press release, while the Ultra Steady Video feature will help with steadier videos.

Tech Mom Confiscates Teen’s Phone, Girl Uses Refrigerator to Tweet Fans
Author: 0 Mom Confiscates Teen’s Phone, Girl Uses Refrigerator to Tweet Fans

Her resort to finally tweet from the smart fridge is now going viral. When her mother leaves for work, Dorothy goes on the prowl for her phone. While some kids would simply look for their confiscated phone in their parents' bedroom or their mom's bag, this resourceful teen did what any future genius would do - tweet from her family's smart fridge.

Tech Need for Speed Is Back This November To Burn All Limits
Author: 0 Need for Speed Is Back This November To Burn All Limits

Need for Speed Heat will launch on Xbox One, PS4, and PC on November 8 . The Need for Speed: Heat Collector's Edition includes a Die-cast Hero Car, Steelbook case, A5 notebook, four Need for Speed: Heat magnets, seven Need for Speed: Heat stickers, and a premium Need for Speed cardboard box.