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Tech Airbnb adds fancier rental options and loyalty program
Author: 0 Airbnb adds fancier rental options and loyalty program

Airbnb Plus has been created to provide users with "added peace of mind" their booking will meet their expectations, the company said. Over the years the types of properties on the platform have become increasingly diverse from treehouses to boutique hotels but it's still only possible to navigate by 3 property types - Shared Space, Private Room and Entire Home.

Tech EA will show a playable version of Battlefield 2018 ahead of E3
Author: 0 EA will show a playable version of Battlefield 2018 ahead of E3

EA DICE is cooking up a brand new Battlefield game for 2018 and you'll be able to play it long before the final version arrives this fall. The publisher had previously confirmed the next entry in the series would release later this year, so we'd expect to have learned the first details by the time June rolls around.

Author: 0 Nokia At MWC 2018: What We Expect

The leak shows us a phone, believed to be the Nokia 1, and it is said to be in its last leg of circuit before arrival on to the public space. After making everyone nostalgic with the Nokia 3310 (2G) in Barcelona previous year, the brand is looking to tap back at the smart feature phone market with a new 4G variant.

Tech MSU and UM among top schools for Peace Corps volunteers in 2018
Author: 0 MSU and UM among top schools for Peace Corps volunteers in 2018

UW-Madison alumni are big on the Peace Corps. Cal-Berkeley leads the list with 3,671 volunteers while UW-Madison has provided 3,279 volunteers. Chancellor Rebecca Blank recognized the university's historic partnership with the Peace Corps in the release , saying UW-Madison's high ranking underscores its commitment to global volunteer work.

Tech CBI cracks down on child pornography WhatsApp group; admin arrested
Author: 0 CBI cracks down on child pornography WhatsApp group; admin arrested

According to CBI , the WhatsApp group was being operated from Delhi, Noida and Uttar Pradesh . CBI officials said he is a commerce graduate who is unemployed and that his father works in a jewellery shop. Besides Verma, the other administrators of the group are Satyendra Chauhan (Mumbai), Nafees Reza and Zahid (Delhi) and Adarsh (Noida). Sources said the group has been active for the past two years.

Author: 0 Final Fantasy XV Steam owners will get to play as Gordan Freeman

The demo will include the tutorial and all of chapter one. Final Fantasy XV: Windows Edition will be available on Steam starting March 6, with Xbox One and PlayStation 4 owners able to pick up the Royal Edition that features the same improvements on the same day.

Tech Six Nations 2018: Defence and discipline key for Wales in Dublin - Edwards
Author: 0 Six Nations 2018: Defence and discipline key for Wales in Dublin - Edwards

We won the World Cup warm-up out there, got a draw there last time and won a couple of years before that. Wales are unbeaten in their last two visits to Dublin. Follow Ireland v Wales on Saturday (KO 2.15pm) via the live blog on RTÉ.ie/Sport and the News Now App, or listen live on RTÉ Radio 1, with commentary from Michael Corcoran and Donal Lenihan.

Author: 0 Investors Buy Shares of Walt Disney (DIS) on Weakness

The institutional investor held 1.93 million shares of the television services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $190.63M, up from 1.83 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Wednesday, August 9 by Rosenblatt. Moving average convergence divergence (MACD) shows that the stock is on a PRICE RELATIVITY trend.

Tech Ted Ligety Latest News, Photos, and Videos
Author: 0 Ted Ligety Latest News, Photos, and Videos

Norway has won five of the eight gold medals awarded in cross-country at the games and 11 medals overall. 'At the moment, I'm pumped!' Hirscher said after claiming his second gold medal. The Olympic giant slalom traditionally brings together the biggest melting pot of alpine skiers and there was no exception at the Pyeongchang Games.Braving the tricky Rainbow 1 course were 110 skiers from a staggering 69 countries, entertaining the rowdy 4,000-strong crowd with some excellent skiing in ...

Tech It's Done! Net Neutrality Protections Ending on April 23
Author: 0 It's Done! Net Neutrality Protections Ending on April 23

Under the old rules, established in 2015, internet service providers were reclassified as common carriers so the FCC had legal authority to regulate them. The Attorneys General of 22 states have signed on to the legal challenge. Congressional aides say the publication will trigger a 60-legislative-day deadline for Congress to vote on whether to overturn the decision.

Tech IOS 11.3 Public Beta 3 Ready for Download
Author: 0 IOS 11.3 Public Beta 3 Ready for Download

With Apple's inclusion of the standard in the iOS 11.3 betas, it seemed like it may go live for the public when the update is released this spring. iOS 11.3 includes several new features like Business Chat in Messages, Health Records for a unified view of all your medical records, ARKit 1.5, and new Animoji characters.

Tech Dragon Ball FighterZ Broly and Bardock DLC Revealed
Author: 0 Dragon Ball FighterZ Broly and Bardock DLC Revealed

Bandai Namco has provided two extremely short teasers for Bardock and Broly to stir up some excitement. For those of you who aren't caught up on Dragon Ball Z (DBZ) lore, Bardock is the father of Kakarot, the legendary Saiyan warrior better known as Goku, and Raditz.

Tech Land Rover unveils its new Explore smartphone
Author: 0 Land Rover unveils its new Explore smartphone

It's built to withstand extreme temperatures, thermal shock, harsh vibration, and even being submerged in six feet of salt water. Not content with driving a Range Rover Sport PHEV down one of the world's most risky roads, Land Rover has sought to conquer the smartphone market by developing one of the industry's most rugged devices out there.

Tech New Ferrari 488 Pista gets race-derived V8 engine
Author: 0 New Ferrari 488 Pista gets race-derived V8 engine

Whatever the case, it's expected to develop at least 700 horsepower (721, according to Autocar Japan), making it the most powerful V8 engine Ferrari has ever put in a road-going auto. This additional level of control further fine-tunes the Ferrari 488 Pista's performance through, and powering out of, corners making the car's handling even more effortless, intuitive and predictable.

Tech Pak chopper spotted near Kashmir LoC
Author: 0 Pak chopper spotted near Kashmir LoC

Such incidents keep on happening", the source said, adding that it will be taken at the appropriate forum and level with Pakistan. She said the army and BSF men deployed along the frontiers are on high alert to foil the BAT-attacks by Pakistani troops and infiltration attempts of militants.

Tech Microsoft launches new Surface Pro in India price starts at Rs 64999
Author: 0 Microsoft launches new Surface Pro in India price starts at Rs 64999

The Surface Pro retains the essentials of being a hybrid ultrabook and the bezels appear to be thinner than its predecessor. The Microsoft Surface Pro 2017 gets a similar 12.3-inch (2736 x 1824p) touch-screen display. 79,999. Launched at a starting price of Rs 64,999, the Surface Pro will be available via Amazon India and Flipkart as well as Croma, Reliance Digital, Vijay Sales and other authorised Microsoft sellers across India.

Tech Shining Resonance Refrain Alighting To Switch In Summer
Author: 0 Shining Resonance Refrain Alighting To Switch In Summer

It nearly seems like that the developers on The Behemoth were working on Pit People for an eternity, since we've always seen it at game conventions, but never got a release date for the "full" game. Build up the BPM - Battle Performance Mana, not Beats Per Minute - and you can get the battle rocking out with the B.A.N.D. system, playing a song with a particular character at the centre.

Tech Bjoergen, American women make history at Olympics
Author: 0 Bjoergen, American women make history at Olympics

Randall won her first Olympic medal in her 18th event, setting a new record for most events before claiming a medal. "It's a tough way to get in with the way we played against the Swiss", Japan coach J.D. That's the rundown for all the US medals for now, but there are still plenty of opportunities for the American athletes to pick up some silverware. "We've learned from things in the past but certainly we're feeding forward".

Tech Xiaomi Mi LED TV 4 sale starts in India
Author: 0 Xiaomi Mi LED TV 4 sale starts in India

Xiaomi believes in keeping the demand high for their affordable but premium quality smartphones like but in the quest, they often frustrate users more than any other brand. It also comes with a dual camera set up with portrait mode, which is always a nice feature to have. On the front, it has a 20MP Sony IMX376 sensor with an LED selfie-light.

Tech Trump promises to strengthen background checks on gun buyers
Author: 0 Trump promises to strengthen background checks on gun buyers

Claiming that allowing airline pilots to carry and hide guns had shown the move's success, the president suggested that teachers and coaches who are "very adept at using firearms" should also have concealed weapons, according to The Guardian .

Author: 0 New leak shows all the colors of the Moto G6 Plus

We have not seen Cyan color on a Motorola handset before. The Moto G6 sports a near-identical frame to the Moto X4 , the high-end handset meant to revive the Moto X line. A dual camera setup at the back with 12MP and 5MP sensors is bound to keep photo enthusiasts happy and a 16MP front snapper will capture satisfying selfies.

Tech Customer hits out after falling victim to racist restaurant receipt
Author: 0 Customer hits out after falling victim to racist restaurant receipt

Mr Lee, who is Asian-American, had an interaction with a cashier that was "very ordinary, and cordial even" - until he spotted his receipt. He said he had been so upset he could not help but confront the cashier and when he did, the cashier told him three Steve's had been in the restaurant so he needed a way to differentiate between them.

Tech Luigi's Balloon World Update Coming To Mario Odyssey On Thursday
Author: 0 Luigi's Balloon World Update Coming To Mario Odyssey On Thursday

It adds Luigi to each kingdom and once you find him, he activates the mini-game. Luigi has made an appearance with a brand-new feature in Super Mario Odyssey with the "Balloon World" mode that we got to check out last month during the mini-Direct presentation, and it is now live with the game's Version 1.2.0 update .

Tech Overwatch League and Twitch Offer Viewership Rewards
Author: 0 Overwatch League and Twitch Offer Viewership Rewards

However, it looks like Stage 2 will have an active system. Overwatch League and Twitch are partnering up for Overwatch League Cheering , which allows fans to rally around their favorite teams on Twitch. Overwatch League's debut season is just around the corner and there's already some exciting news for those of you who are avid Twitch viewers. This is just the beginning for Twitch integration with the Overwatch League - more cool stuff to unlock will be on the way in the future.

Tech My PlayStation Is a New Browser-Based Social Hub
Author: 0 My PlayStation Is a New Browser-Based Social Hub

Much like Xbox's similar infrastructure across its mobile app and online options, you can use the social hub to find friends, edit your profile, view you and your friends' Trophies, send friend requests, accept friend requests, and send messages from within the browser and mobile app.

Tech Trump supporters, conservatives rage over Russian bot purge, #TwitterLockOut
Author: 0 Trump supporters, conservatives rage over Russian bot purge, #TwitterLockOut

The hashtag #TwitterLockOut was trending in the U.S. Wednesday morning as thousands of accounts including those belonging to Michael Flynn Jr., the son of former national security adviser Michael Flynn, and Infowars editor Paul Joseph Watson complained that hundreds, and in some cases thousands, of their followers had been purged.

Tech Dungeons & Dragons Movie Rolling Up Director
Author: 0 Dungeons & Dragons Movie Rolling Up Director

If that's the case, McKay's film about Batman's first sidekick could interfere with the expected 2021 release date for Dungeons & Dragons. The film is being produced by Stephen Davis, Brian Goldner, Roy Lee, Courtney Solomon and Allan Zeman.

Tech Lexus Revealing Small UX Crossover in Geneva
Author: 0 Lexus Revealing Small UX Crossover in Geneva

From this shadowy image of its rear-end, however, it's clear the small crossover - even in F Sport form pictured here - will not be as wild as the concept that previewed it. The Lexus UX will be based on the same platform as the Toyota C-HR crossover. Whether the small crossover segment needed this kind of addition or not, only time will tell, but we doubt Lexus is eager to deal with another failure, so it's probably done its homework.