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Tech Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 - Multiplayer Beta Trailer
Author: 0 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 - Multiplayer Beta Trailer

We already had some information about the Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Blackout locations and how the whole franchise will be housed in one map filled with old characters, weapons , perks and vehicles. Unlike Black Ops 4 , however, Battlefield V will still include a campaign mode, and doesn't appear to be focusing on zombies. It ends on August 6 at 10am PT (10:30pm IST).

Tech Google Maps location sharing now includes your phone's battery life
Author: 0 Google Maps location sharing now includes your phone's battery life

Now, as per a Google executive, the company is expected to introduce more features for the Google Maps specifically for the Indian users soon. Once you share your location it will appear on the receiver's Google Maps . The previous implementation was less accurate, however. The peculiar moniker immediately spread digitally, from hotel sites to dating apps to Uber, which all use Google's map data.

Tech June's Best Selling Gaming Hardware Was... the NES Classic
Author: 0 June's Best Selling Gaming Hardware Was... the NES Classic

Make it so Nintendo . When it comes to gaming consoles, you might only think about PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch , but there's an underdog which you are missing, that is NES Classic . "Gains were driven by Fortnite , promotions around the E3 period, and reinvigorated distribution of the NES Classic , among other factors", read the NPD's commentary.

Tech 'Mission: Impossible - Fallout' Held a Screening on Top of a Cliff
Author: 0 'Mission: Impossible - Fallout' Held a Screening on Top of a Cliff

Side of the Atlantic, the sixth installment of the saga Mission: Impossible made the best start of the franchise in smashing the record previously held by Mission: Impossible 2 with 57.8 million. PUBG Mobile is a free download through the App Store and Google Play , so why not give it a go if you're a console/PC player and want to know what all the fuss is about.

Tech Facebook Starts Testing Dating Product Internally
Author: 0 Facebook Starts Testing Dating Product Internally

A Facebook spokesperson confirmed the company is currently "testing Facebook Dating internally (as we regularly do with new features)", but said they "don't have anything more to share right now". Facebook employees in the company's offices in Mountain View, California, who opted into the internal testing programme were sent links to sign up to the app last week.

Tech Resorts inks 2nd online sports betting deal
Author: 0 Resorts inks 2nd online sports betting deal

And welcome the first surprise platform to go mobile: DraftKings . DraftKings isn't the only new player to enter New Jersey's sports betting industry. On Wednesday , Mississippi became the third state to begin offering sports betting since the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 in mid-May.

Tech Google Clock to wake up Spotify users with songs
Author: 0 Google Clock to wake up Spotify users with songs

Under the Spotify tab, you can choose from "Recently Played" music, and curated morning playlists termed "Rise and Shine". What that means for you is that you no longer have to wake up to boring alarm sound in the morning. Google has begun rolling out an update to its stock Clock app that integrates Spotify so you can choose your own song to wake up to in the morning.

Tech Parents now hiring Fortnite tutors for their kids
Author: 0 Parents now hiring Fortnite tutors for their kids

Still, many Fortnite coaches are bemused by this parenting trend. The Wall Street Journal recently found several families are now hiring tutors to teach their kids ... "You can imagine what that was like for him at school". Parents usually find Fortnite coaches via social media or on sites such as Gamer Sensei and Bidvine.

Tech Epic Will Keep Fortnite Off Google's Store to Make More Money
Author: 0 Epic Will Keep Fortnite Off Google's Store to Make More Money

Shortly after its iOS release, the game has raked in millions of dollars in revenue. But on open platforms, 30% is disproportionate to the cost of the services these stores perform, such as payment processing, download bandwidth, and customer service.

Tech Android P release may be only weeks away, according to new rumor
Author: 0 Android P release may be only weeks away, according to new rumor

Google both released the full version of Android 8 .0 and unveiled the name of the version: Oreo, as well as a statue on August 22nd previous year - so the timing is about right. New features coming to Android P include smarter power allocation to reduce battery usage by the CPU, and adaptive brightness to optimise the power used by a device's screen by learning the user's preferences - not only relying on ambient lighting conditions.

Tech Samsung Note 9 Release Date Leaks
Author: 0 Samsung Note 9 Release Date Leaks

Don't bother hitting the source link! We now know nearly everything there is to know about the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 , but a new leaked video directly from Samsung may have just spoiled the final secret - the storage. The page, first spotted by Evan Blass , reads, "Say hello to superpower" and invites customers to preorder and be "one of the first to experience it".

Tech Reddit hack revealed: Here’s everything you need to know
Author: 0 Reddit hack revealed: Here’s everything you need to know

For more information on what was stolen, how to determine if you're affected, and for a thorough discussion on the matter, check out this Reddit thread. That includes the content of the emails themselves, user email addresses, and the account associated with that email address. What Reddit found was that a complete copy of an old database was made.

Author: 0 Valve's Upcoming Fantasy Game 'Artifact' Coming This November

Valve has announced that its upcoming upcoming card game, Artifact , will release on Steam on November 20th for Windows, Linux and Mac. Artifact has players facing off against one another on three separate game boards-like the three lanes in Dota 2-and victory is given to whomever successfully navigates to their opponent's side and either destroys two out of the three enemy towers or defeats the "Ancient" that appears after one tower is destroyed.

Author: 0 WhatsApp is finally ready to start making money

Businesses can respond to messages from people for free if the response is made within 24 hours. The API can also plug into customer relationship management tools like Twilio and Zendesk. Facebook said it has been testing a " WhatsApp Business " tool for months with more than 90 companies including Uber and Singapore Airlines. The rollout has also been surprisingly very quick from the company as most WhatsApp users have already got the option to initiate a group voice or video call on ...

Tech Motorola announces Moto Z3 with 5G Moto Mod support
Author: 0 Motorola announces Moto Z3 with 5G Moto Mod support

The mod will work with other Z phones , and will double or triple the existing speeds, even if it isn't the full 5G experience. Moreover, the Moto Z3 will be the successor to Moto Z2 Force whereas Motorola One and Motorola One Power smartphones are likely to carry Android One branding.

Tech PlayStation 4 Shipped Numbers Hit 82.2 Million, PS Plus Numbers Fall
Author: 0 PlayStation 4 Shipped Numbers Hit 82.2 Million, PS Plus Numbers Fall

In May, Sony unveiled a US$1.9 billion deal to buy industry titan EMI Music Publishing, which has the rights to songs by the likes of Queen and Pharrell Williams. Net income also topped their prediction at ¥226.5 billion; the company raised its fiscal full-year forecast for net income by ¥20 billion to ¥500 billion.

Author: 0 Google reportedly plans to release a censored search app in China

A separate report, by technology news site The Information on Wednesday, said that Google was developing a news-aggregation app for use in China that would comply with the country's censorship laws. First published August 1 at 8:25 a.m. PT. Update, 12:45 p.m.: Adds more information. Twitter , Facebook , YouTube and The New York Times website are blocked in China, but Microsoft's Bing search engine operates in China.

Author: 0 Facebook launches tool to tackle social media addiction

On Instagram , tap "Your Activity", and on Facebook, select "Your Time on Facebook". The tools will let people set themselves time limits for using the apps, mute notifications temporarily and view a dashboard showing their use. There's nothing stopping you from swiping this away and continuing to look at endless corgi pictures, but if you've got enough self-control, it could be the reminder you need to put the phone down and do something else with the rest of your day.

Tech Three DJI Mavic 2 Drones Confirmed After Leak
Author: 0 Three DJI Mavic 2 Drones Confirmed After Leak

An eagle-eyed reader found quite the find: the upcoming DJI Mavic 2 in the latest Argos catalog. Anyway, what does the leak tell us about DJI's new drones? We now know there will be at least three models in the new generation of drones, the Mavic 2 Pro , the Mavic 2 Zoom and the Mavic 2 Enterprise.

Tech LG's $1,830 smartphone to hit the shelves next month
Author: 0 LG's $1,830 smartphone to hit the shelves next month

LG Signature Edition 2018 has been launched in Black and White colors. This device gives customers the choice to engrave their name on its back just its predecessor. The device has been priced at 1999800 South Korean won which amounts to Rs 1,22,942 at the time of writing. On the front, there's an 8-megapixel camera with an 80-degree wide angle lens.

Author: 0 How Google reversed its course on opposition to censorship in China

She suggested the move may violate a recent Google pledge not to build technology that contravenes widely accepted principles on human rights. Sen. Marco Rubio and even some Google employees are among those criticizing the company. Citing anonymous sources familiar with the plan-including a Google whistleblower who has "moral and ethical concerns" about his company's role in censorship-as well as confidential company documents, Gallagher reported that "programmers and engineers at Google ...

Author: 0 Agrees new deal with T-Mobile for 5G upgrade

The terms of this agreement will see T-Mobile purchase a whopping $3.5 billion worth of 5G equipment and tech from Nokia . The carrier has said its planned merger with Sprint would allow the combined company to devote more cash to capital expenditures than the two companies would otherwise be able to spend if left alone.

Tech Samsung Promises ‘Reasonable Price’ For Galaxy Note 9
Author: 0 Samsung Promises ‘Reasonable Price’ For Galaxy Note 9

It runs on Android 8 .0 Oreo with Samsung Experience UI laid on top. The smartphone has an identical set of specifications as of the Samsung Galaxy J8 (2018 ), which was launched a few days before the launch of the Galaxy On8 (2018).

Author: 0 Facebook, Instagram to introduce time-management tools

The features include daily and weekly data on time spent within each app, a feature for temporarily muting push notifications, and a daily reminder system to notify you when you've hit a self-designated cut-off time for the day. The company also faces competitive pressure to move quickly. Now, Facebook has formally announced the new features, which will be "rolling out soon".

Tech WhatsApp aims to make money from business messages
Author: 0 WhatsApp aims to make money from business messages

They can be automated or provided by human customer assistants. According to the spokesperson, there is a fixed rate per country for messages delivered via WhatsApp and that prices vary significantly per country: "In general, the range for these messages [is] roughly half of $0.01 to $0.09 per message delivered".

Tech Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 breathes new life into high-end Android tablets
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 breathes new life into high-end Android tablets

The LTE version has not been priced yet, but it will be available on Verizon, Sprint and "other major wireless providers" (aka T-Mobile?) on the same day. However, the biggest change for the Galaxy Tab S4 is the inclusion of Samsug's Dex software to provide something close to a true desktop working experience no matter where you are.

Tech Samsung Galaxy S9 Not Selling as Well as Expected
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S9 Not Selling as Well as Expected

Samsung aims to bolster results through an increasingly diversified portfolio, coupled with its upcoming Note 9 and Galaxy S10. On the rear, the Galaxy On8 features 16MP primary sensor with f/1.7 aperture and a 5MP secondary sensor with f/1.9 aperture.