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Tech Toyota Supra front end leaked in a spy photo
Author: 0 Toyota Supra front end leaked in a spy photo

However, lower part of the bumper has a different design as it comes with three air intakes instead of two . When Wheels created a computer generated image of what we thought the new Supra would look like, we were informed by Toyota insiders that it was an incredibly accurate portrayal of the production vehicle, save a few bodylines on the bonnet.

Tech California proposes plan to tax text messages
Author: 0 California proposes plan to tax text messages

The petition had asked the commission to affirm what should be obvious: that text messaging is "telecommunications"-which is to say that when you send a text, you expect your carrier will send it where you want it to go without changing its content or blocking it".

Tech Sony unveils Kingdom Hearts 3-themed PS4 Pro
Author: 0 Sony unveils Kingdom Hearts 3-themed PS4 Pro

Sony is no stranger to limited edition consoles. News of the PS4 Pro Bundle arrives during what has been a fairly eventful week for Kingdom Hearts fans. A game as huge as Kingdom Hearts 3 being leaked so early is a first. With its release date solidified, an onslaught of trailers and a PS4 Pro bundle on the way, it looks like that skepticism is about to be proven wrong.

Tech Discord Store wants an Epic win with 90/10 revenue split
Author: 0 Discord Store wants an Epic win with 90/10 revenue split

Epic Games has also made its store more competitive by sharing 88 percent of the revenue with game developers ( Steam shares 65-70 percent of revenue with devs). Epic Games , the creators of the smash-hit Fortnite , is letting people download Subnautica for free through the Epic Games Store on PC. Discord's cut does look a little more enticing, especially to smaller developers where every little bit of revenue helps with their livelihood.

Tech Google Search Results for ‘Idiot’ Gives Trump; Google CEO Face Questioning
Author: 0 Google Search Results for ‘Idiot’ Gives Trump; Google CEO Face Questioning

Currently, it is an effort only internally for us. "What Google does is create a search engine that ranks things", he tells OneNewsNow. We can recall that four weeks ago, it was reported that Lee doubled-down on his Bitcoin (BTC) target for year-end at $15,000, insisting that the current market downward movement is an "awkward transition" one that will surely pass.

Tech Blizzard ends the Heroes of the Storm Global Championship
Author: 0 Blizzard ends the Heroes of the Storm Global Championship

Heroes of the Storm has consistently been one of its least successful titles, and esports have historically proved very expensive to run, two factors which may have influenced the company's decision to scale its MOBA development down. "The love that the community has for these programs is deeply felt by everyone who works on them, but we ultimately feel this is the right decision", said Blizzard .

Tech Google Assistant classes up its voice selection with British and Australian accents
Author: 0 Google Assistant classes up its voice selection with British and Australian accents

The voices are built using the deep neural networks behind Google's Artificial Intelligence model DeepMind , which generates the voices using the speech synthesis model WaveNet . The results are more natural-sounding and realistic voices for Google Assistant . The new accent support joins Google's recently revealed personalized news briefings, which pull relevant news from various sources to provide users with the stories they're most interested in.

Tech Check whether your photos were exposed in latest Facebook bug
Author: 0 Check whether your photos were exposed in latest Facebook bug

The firm apologised for the failure. "Our internal team discovered a photo API bug that may have affected people who used Facebook Login and granted permission to third-party apps to access their photos", the company writes. Hackers also accessed data belonging to tens of millions of users, the company revealed in September. Those are some pretty big numbers, and while Facebook has fixed the issue, it's alarming that it took three months for them to disclose it to its users.

Author: 0 MediaTek's Helio P90 Chip to Elevate Midrange Phones

MediaTek claims that the chipset will provide the ability to OEMs of better camera features, battery life, and performance over AI. Helio P90 processors are now sampling with device makers and we can expect the first devices to be teased at MWC 2019 and released shortly after.

Author: 0 ZeniMax accepts settlement offer from Facebook in Oculus lawsuit

ZeniMax filed its lawsuit shortly after Facebook bought Oculus for $2 billion in March 2014. That's according to Law360 , which reports that the companies announced they had settled their legal disputes on Monday, December 10th, with the appeals court approving the lawsuit's dismissal the following day.

Tech Qualcomm wants iPhone Xs, Xs Max, XR banned in China too
Author: 0 Qualcomm wants iPhone Xs, Xs Max, XR banned in China too

A Fuzhou Intermediate People's Court in China found Apple to be in violation of two Qualcomm patents, ordering an immediate sales ban on a wide range of iPhones, from iPhone 6S through the iPhone X . Apple warned that the ban would hurt Chinese manufacturers like Foxconn and noted that it had created 5 million jobs across the countrys supply chain.

Tech Samsung to close smartphone plant in Tianjin, China
Author: 0 Samsung to close smartphone plant in Tianjin, China

According to the South Korean Electronic Times, Samsung's Tianjin plant has produced 36 million mobile phones per year while the Huizhou production facility assembled 72 million mobile phones per year compared to 240 million mobile phones one year at the Samsung plants in Vietnam .

Tech The OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition is available today for $699
Author: 0 The OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition is available today for $699

The latest OnePlus 6T variant sports a Speedmark McLaren brand logo and has top-notch specifications, including 10GB RAM and 256GB of onboard storage. The open sale of the new device begins on 15 December 2018.The device will be available for purchase online on Amazon.in and oneplus .in. " OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition is a combination of speed, technology, and beauty".

Tech Speed Test G: OnePlus 6 vs 6T vs 6T McLaren
Author: 0 Speed Test G: OnePlus 6 vs 6T vs 6T McLaren

Like with its latest flagship device, the OnePlus 6T , the Chinese brand has launched the McLaren edition which boasts of 10GB of RAM. Scheduled to go on sale in Western Europe and North America on December 13, along with India, China and Scandinavia "soon after", the OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition is priced at £649 ($1123.99).

Tech Want $100,000? Just Give Up Your Smartphone for a Year
Author: 0 Want $100,000? Just Give Up Your Smartphone for a Year

Staying smartphone-free for 365 days will earn you the full $100,000. In any case, Vitamin Water's promotion is an interesting one. The contest portion of the giveaway actually requires making a submission to Vitamin Water over either Twitter or Instagram.

Tech Call of Duty changes for PS4 and Xbox One schedule
Author: 0 Call of Duty changes for PS4 and Xbox One schedule

According to Treyarch, the first part of a larger content drop is supposed to be going live today, December 10. The new Zombies content, which has been outed twice , is titled Dead of Night. Among other things, it'll introduce a brand-new Specialist to the mix: Zero. The "seasonal changes" are unlikely to transform Blackout into some kind of Santa Royale- instead, they will take the form of subtle visual updates including softer winter lighting and wintery foliage.

Tech Epic Games Removes Infinity Blade Trilogy From Apple App Store
Author: 0 Epic Games Removes Infinity Blade Trilogy From Apple App Store

The Infinity Blade will be dropped when the wielder is knocked out or eliminated. Early in a match, a meteor would land in the safe zone, delivering the Infinity Gauntlet. According to the patch notes, the Infinity Blade will only spawn on Polar Peak - which hosts a castle that until today was nearly entirely encased in ice - and is capable of not only destroying rival players (dealing 75 damage), but structures as well.

Tech Samsung to reveal Galaxy S10 on February 20
Author: 0 Samsung to reveal Galaxy S10 on February 20

Samsung applied for the trademarks " Blockchain KeyStore ", "Blockchain key box", and " Blockchain Core " in the European Union. Huawei , which is the third largest smartphone ‎manufacturer in the world, announced a partnership with ‎BTC.com which will allow users to download Bitcoin wallets through ‎its app store - AppGallery.‎.

Tech California Regulators Consider Fees to Send Text Messages on Cellphones
Author: 0 California Regulators Consider Fees to Send Text Messages on Cellphones

The San Jose Mercury News Mercury News reports that the California Public Utilities Commission is scheduled to vote on the proposal to add a surcharge to text messages next month. Those against the proposal said that wireless customers already pay into the state's Public Purpose Programs, which they call "healthy and well-funded" with almost $1 billion in its budget, the Mercury News reported.

Tech Google For You Tab Expands To iOS Devices & 130 Countries
Author: 0 Google For You Tab Expands To iOS Devices & 130 Countries

While Apple Maps is actually pretty great these days, the search giant's offering still reigns supreme. Whether you're sitting at home or on the road, and looking for something to do or a place to eat, you might want to call on Google Maps' For You tab for some recommendations.

Tech John Romero announces Sigil in celebration of Doom's 25th anniversary
Author: 0 John Romero announces Sigil in celebration of Doom's 25th anniversary

Id Software's classic first-person shooter that rewrote the rulebook on mainstream success and controversy, having forged a path forward for the first-person shooter genre and still being a treasure of demonic proportions. As I wrote a couple of years back ... After killing the Spiderdemon at the end of E4M8 (Unto the Cruel), your next stop is Earth - you must save it from hellspawn that is causing unimaginable carnage.

Tech OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition hands-on: What should you expect?
Author: 0 OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition hands-on: What should you expect?

Oh and OnePlus created a book about itself and McLaren, which has some suitably orange pages inside and will be included in the box. It has the same overall design, the same gorgeous display , and the same lightning-fast, almost-stock Android software with OnePlus' nifty tweaks.

Tech Microsoft confirms you will be able to use Chrome extensions in Edge
Author: 0 Microsoft confirms you will be able to use Chrome extensions in Edge

Alden also confirmed that the Edge team intends to bring the new Edge to all Microsoft devices. "Existing UWP apps (including PWAs in the Store) will continue to use EdgeHTML/Chakra without interruption", he explains . First off, Edge will support Chrome extensions after the transition. Alden also addressed the timing of retooling both Edge and Windows 10 (as it applies to apps) to Chromium.

Tech Google Plus will shut down four months sooner than anticipated
Author: 0 Google Plus will shut down four months sooner than anticipated

A flaw allowed app developers to access users' names, email addresses, occupations and ages among other details, even if they specified that their profile be set to "not public", Google said on Monday. "No third party compromised our systems, and we have no evidence that the app developers that inadvertently had this access for six days were aware of it or misused it in any way." The company also said it will shut down API access to Google+ within the next 90 days.

Tech Magic: The Gathering Announce New Esports Initiative at Game Awards
Author: 0 Magic: The Gathering Announce New Esports Initiative at Game Awards

League competitors will square off in weekly contests in Magic: The Gathering Arena that will ultimate take them to new Mythic Championship events. Announced earlier tonight during the Game Awards , the 2019 Magic Esports season is created to appeal to fans of both the digital and tabletop versions of Magic , consisting of four digital and six tabletop tournaments called Mythic Championships.

Tech Google Pixel 3 Lite confirmed by tech leaker
Author: 0 Google Pixel 3 Lite confirmed by tech leaker

For each generation of Pixel phones, Google has offered a regular model and an XL variant. Internally, the Lite Pixel 3 phones will come with a midrange Snapdragon 670 processor - though the XL may get the Snapdragon 710 according to 91Mobiles, though they couldn't substantiate this further - with 4GB RAM and 32GB of on-board storage and as is the case with Google phones, no microSD card appears to be included.

Tech Arch-Tempered Kulve Taroth And Nergigante, More Coming To Monster Hunter
Author: 0 Arch-Tempered Kulve Taroth And Nergigante, More Coming To Monster Hunter

The Witcher x Monster Hunter will come in early 2019 for consoles with a PC release soon after. More details on the PC release will be shared in future announcements. In the update, which comes almost a year after the game's original release, Tsujimoto said the expansion is set to arrive in Autumn 2019 for console.

Tech Roger the muscular kangaroo dies, aged 12
Author: 0 Roger the muscular kangaroo dies, aged 12

Roger the ripped kangaroo , a giant marsupial who gained viral internet fame for his muscly physique , has died at age 12, according to new reports. The physical evidence of Roger's extraordinary physical attributes made him into something of a worldwide sensation in recent years, with people flocking from all over the globe to The Kangaroo Sanctuary , a 90-acre wildlife reserve in Alice Springs, to see him in the flesh.

Tech RIP: Google Ends Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich App Support
Author: 0 RIP: Google Ends Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich App Support

One of the most popular of the removed rogue apps is Sparkle Flashlight, which went live on Google Play sometime in 2016 or 2017 and has since garnered over a million downloads. "Furthermore, the devices are fully controlled by the C2 server and can potentially install any malicious modules upon the instructions of the server", as per the post.