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After delays, the Misfit Vapor will finally go on sale October 31
- October 24, 2017

Misfit said Vapor syncs all its data to the Misfit app. Back at CES, Misfit announced the Vapor - a new smartwatch that aimed to be an attractive wearable for those not interested in spending a lot of cash. After months of big changes , missed dates , and accidental launches , Misfit has today finally revealed when its first Android Wear device, the Misfit Vapor , will go on sale - October 31st. (more...)
Instagram Adds Ability to Go 'Live' With a Friend
- October 24, 2017

Once you start your live video you can choose for one of your fire friends to join in your Instagram live stream. Tap Live at the bottom of the screen, then tap Start Live Video . Once you're broadcasting, there is a new icon with two faces on the bottom right. The hope, obviously, is that this new feature gets more Instagram users to dive into live video. (more...)
Turning on Project Loon in Puerto Rico - The Team at X Turning on Project Loon in Puerto Rico - The Team at X
- October 24, 2017

Project Loon head Alastair Westgarth said in a blog post that Project Loon is "still an experimental technology and we're not quite sure how well it will work", though it has been tested since past year in Peru following flooding there. We plan to continue to offer emergency internet connectivity in areas where it's needed for as long as it is useful and we're able to do so. A stratospheric balloon heads for Puerto Rico after its launch from Google's project site in Winnemucca, Nevada. (more...)
Xbox One X True Power Commercial Shows off Impressive Quality
- October 24, 2017

Games , movies and tv shows will look better on an Xbox One X when compared to any current-gen console (such as the PS4 Pro). Alongside this, the game will have enhanced graphics in a number of other ways. The 12GB GDDR5 of the console also expands game performance, allowing players to plunge themselves into the game world. The best part is that this works between all of the consoles in the Xbox console family, which means you could connect an Xbox One to an Xbox 360 , and even ... (more...)
Austrian Election Winner Sebastian Kurz Prepares for Talks form Government Austrian Election Winner Sebastian Kurz Prepares for Talks form Government
- October 24, 2017

His party finished first in the October 15 election, but no party was close to a parliamentary majority on its own. The Freedom party wants control of the interior ministry but Mr Kurz's People Party is likely to resist it also taking control of the foreign ministry. (more...)
Moto X4 Price Tag May Have Been Leaked: Check Details Here
- October 24, 2017

The company later announced that the Moto X4 would be launched in India on October 3, but that didn't happen. And now, a leaked image of the retail box has just surfaced online, revealing the price of Moto X4 ahead of its India launch. (more...)
Blizzard Battle.net Update Adds Social Features, Gifting, and Free Hearthstone Pack
- October 24, 2017

World of Warcraft pets and mounts? Destiny 2's PC launch is promising to be a successful one, as the game will bump up the action to 60 FPS, and depending on your video card, will be the ultimate way to experience the game. It's a bit like Blizzard meets Discord. "We've also launched some new features that let you control how you appear to the Blizzard community, including profiles and avatars that let you customize your online persona, along with the ability to appear offline." . (more...)
Strong North America margins boost Fiat Chrysler's third quarter profit
- October 24, 2017

Fiat Chrysler shares have climbed 81 percent since the beginning of the year. 4 analysts rate Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. a Buy or Strong Buy, which is 66.67% of all the analyst ratings. The 52-week low of the stock stands at $6.27 while the current level stands at 89.39% of the 52-week High-Low range. 3754917 shares were traded on Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V.'s last session. (more...)
Hopes of healthy Q2 and positive Asian markets buoy equity indices Hopes of healthy Q2 and positive Asian markets buoy equity indices
- October 24, 2017

It however, continues to trade above the key psychological mark of 32,500. The NSE 50-share Nifty was also trading up by 17.00 points or 0.17 per cent to 10,163.55. Domestic institutional investors (DIIs) bought shares worth a net Rs 40.78 crore. On the currency front, the rupee depreciated during last week. Major gainers in the 30-share index were Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (2.51%), Tata Steel (2.20%), NTPC (1.78%), Axis Bank (1.56%), Hindustan Unilever (1.55%), and Asian Paints ... (more...)
Becton Dickinson and Co (BDX) Analysts See $2.37 EPS
- October 24, 2017

Mcdaniel Terry & Co who had been investing in Becton Dickinson for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $48.00 billion market cap company. Family Firm Inc. Tudor Inv Corporation Et Al holds 137,099 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Ferguson Wellman Capital Incorporated holds 4,875 shares. Credit Suisse Ag reported 100,534 shares. (more...)
Researchers Use Fiber Optic Cables As Earthquake Detectors Researchers Use Fiber Optic Cables As Earthquake Detectors
- October 24, 2017

The fibre optic seismic observatory as Biondi likes to call it has been in operation since September of previous year and it has managed to successfully record over 800 seismic events both minor and major. In contrast, Biondi's project under Stanford - dubbed the fiber optic seismic observatory - employs the same optical fibers as telecom companies, which lie unsecured and free-floating inside hollow plastic piping. (more...)
Vodafone partners with Micromax for Rs 999 Bharat2 Ultra 4G smartphone
- October 24, 2017

With the Bharat2 Ultra, Micromax is possibly aiming at gaining back its long lost position and become one of the top five smartphone manufacturing companies in this segment. "This will help fulfill the aspirations of several million phone users across the country, who desire a smartphone but can not afford one". Carried a sticker price of Rs. (more...)
Key Indian equity indices open higher
- October 24, 2017

Besides, positive cues from Asian markets with the Japan's Nikkei posting the longest winning-streak in its almost 70-year history as markets cheered the weekend election victory of Japan's pro-business prime minister, had positive impact, they said. (more...)
Echo Show-like Google Home touch device spotted in Google app code Echo Show-like Google Home touch device spotted in Google app code
- October 24, 2017

There's now new evidence that the search giant does indeed have something up its sleeve. AndroidPolice points to sections of code of the latest Google app that refers to a device that sports a new on-screen interface. Around a month ago YouTube videos stopped working on the Echo Show, with the message "Currently, Google is not supporting YouTube on the Echo Show". (more...)
Brendan Brendan "PlayerUnknown" Greene teases Xbox One retail copy of Battlegrounds
- October 24, 2017

When asked about the sequel, Greene noted that he doesn't expect one, as players will pretty much buy a "box" with some stuff in it, and explained how the game will continue to grow from there. "It's gonna be cool walking into a retailer and seeing my game [in] the store". He also talked about the competitive aspect of Playerunknown's Battlegrounds saying that the team doesn't intend to make the game a competitive one. (more...)
LEGO Dimensions Is Officially Canceled LEGO Dimensions Is Officially Canceled
- October 24, 2017

For those who were hoping last week's reports about Lego Dimensions untimely end were false, we're sorry to dash those dreams with this nail in the series' coffin. Opinion: Though I am not a personal fan of Lego Dimensions , I am a huge toys-to-life fan. This is unfortunate news for anyone that is - or has kids that are - fans of the toys-to-life genre, as Warner Bros. (more...)
Pixel 2 Problems: Google investigating reports of screen-burn issue Pixel 2 Problems: Google investigating reports of screen-burn issue
- October 24, 2017

The problem also affected some cheap LCDs. The new Google Pixel 2 XL has been on sale for just a short time now, and it looks like some handsets may have a problem with their fancy P-OLED screens. So did Google's first run of the Pixel 2 XL contain a bad batch of screens? Google's new phone is suffering from a potentially fatal problem. Mashable has confirmed the color shifting on our Pixel 2 XL review unit and you can see it in the video below. (more...)
Facebook is testing a dual News Feed that focuses on your friends Facebook is testing a dual News Feed that focuses on your friends
- October 24, 2017

The test is now active for people in Sri Lanka, Bolivia, Slovakia, Serbia, Guatemala, and Cambodia, according to the spokesperson, who added that the company has no current plans to roll the change out globally. And that number was confirmed by analytics service CrowdTangle, stats from which showed that popular Slovakian Facebook Pages saw two-thirds to three-quarters reductions in their Facebook reach. (more...)
Rockstar explains why there was no GTA V story DLC Rockstar explains why there was no GTA V story DLC
- October 24, 2017

It brought three playable characters together for one incredibly unique gameplay experience, all the while telling a fantastic and compelling story. "I don't think you could make a game like GTA5 if you did not like single-player games and trying to expand their possibilities", Sarwar further stated. (more...)
The Evil Within 2: Hidden Console Command Unlocks First-Person Mode
- October 24, 2017

Below you can find a video showcasing The Evil Within 2 in first-person mode. There's always a huge debate over what's better for horror games - first or third-person - and the answer always depends on the game itself. While you're in the console, you can also enable cheat mode by typing the command "idStudio". As we've already stated, The Evil Within 2 suffers from optimization issues on the PC. (more...)