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3 hurt, shooter dead of self-inflicted gunshot — YouTube shooting 3 hurt, shooter dead of self-inflicted gunshot — YouTube shooting
- April 04, 2018

It's unclear whether the officers in Mountain View knew of Aghdam's history with YouTube , or her father's warning to San Diego police. According to an Federal Bureau of Investigation study of 160 "active shooter" incidents between 2000 and 2013, six incidents (3.8pc) were carried out by a woman shooter. (more...)
Trump says he wants to use military to secure US-Mexico border Trump says he wants to use military to secure US-Mexico border
- April 04, 2018

Trump's new push for legislation to make it more hard to enter and stay in the United States illegally. "We have a meeting on it in a little while with General Mattis and everybody", Trump said. Mexico's government has said such "caravans" of mostly Central Americans, including many escaping violence in Honduras, have occurred since 2010. (more...)
God of War's Download Size Has Been Revealed, And It's Huge God of War's Download Size Has Been Revealed, And It's Huge
- April 04, 2018

That's a huge chunk of time, especially when you compare it to previous God of War games. God of War games have, historically, been tight 10 hour experiences that could be completed in a handful of sittings. As with Norse mythology, everything has a little bit of a story, a little bit of a narrative to it. It's possible the main story could be similar to an Assassin's Creed game lasting between 20 to 30 hours depending how skillful you are. (more...)
Apple recently poached Google's chief of search and AI Apple recently poached Google's chief of search and AI
- April 04, 2018

Giannandrea joined Google in 2010 after his startup MetaWeb was acquired by the search engine company. Mr. Giannandrea, a 53-year-old native of Scotland known to colleagues as "J.G.", helped lead the push to integrate A.I. Giannandrea's work and role at Apple is still a little unclear. "John shares our commitment to privacy and our thoughtful approach as we make computers even smarter and more personal". (more...)
Trump goes after Amazon again in morning Twitter attack Trump goes after Amazon again in morning Twitter attack
- April 04, 2018

Amazon's stock entered correction territory on Wednesday after a report indicated that President Donald Trump is considering ways to change the tax treatment of the e-commerce giant, which he has accused of not paying its fair share. (more...)
Google reportedly working on mid-range Pixel smartphone for markets like India Google reportedly working on mid-range Pixel smartphone for markets like India
- April 04, 2018

So it remains to be seen if the company will follow a similar approach for the Home and Home Mini speaker as well. The smart speakers are compatible with both Android and iOS devices. However, the company has yet to launch any of its smart speakers in India. The speakers are compatible with over 95 percent of Android phones worldwide. (more...)
Apple Hires Google's AI Chief
- April 04, 2018

Apart from this, Google is also reported to launch other products in India like Pixelbook and intelligent home automation products under the Nest brand. While Google Assistant works flawlessly on Android phones in English (India), and even in Hindi, the experience on Google Home devices isn't as seamless. (more...)
Man shot in head during Facebook Live video accident Man shot in head during Facebook Live video accident
- April 04, 2018

The shooting happened around 2 a.m. on Easter Sunday at the Valero gas station on Almeda and Southmore. Facebook Live captures moment Houston man accidentally shot in head outside gas station Cassandra Damper is now charged with tampering with evidence after police said she tried to wipe off her hands before testing for gun powder residue. (more...)
Apple reportedly seeds first iOS 11.4 beta to developers Apple reportedly seeds first iOS 11.4 beta to developers
- April 04, 2018

Since we know that AirPlay 2 was ready enough to be initially included in the iOS 11.3 update , it's no surprise that Apple has included AirPlay 2 as the big new feature in iOS 11.4. However, stereo support doesn't yet work because it requires HomePod software that hasn't yet been released. In any case, iOS 11.4 public beta 1 is available for anyone on the public beta channel right now. (more...)
IOS 11.4 could finally bring Airplay 2 to the world IOS 11.4 could finally bring Airplay 2 to the world
- April 04, 2018

If you haven't signed up for Apple's beta testing program, you can still go to the company's page and get in on the action. AirPlay 2 is an updated version of the original AirPlay protocol, and it most importantly introduces multi-room and stereo pairing to the HomePod. (more...)
Firefox Reality download released: VR and AR in early mode Firefox Reality download released: VR and AR in early mode
- April 03, 2018

Here at Mozilla, it's our mission to ensure that the Internet is an open and accessible resource that puts people first. Firefox Reality , however, is created to work on "a wide variety of devices and platforms", the post said. Firefox Reality was built on a combination of Firefox web technology and its experimental web engine Servo. Most headset makers already offer their own browsers, of course, including Oculus, Samsung, and Microsoft. (more...)
Next Chrono Trigger Steam Update To Introduce Original SNES Graphical Style Next Chrono Trigger Steam Update To Introduce Original SNES Graphical Style
- April 03, 2018

Not only will Square Enix be fixing up the port, but they are also extending the availability of the Chrono Trigger Limited Edition to April 30, which comes with the game, a specially edited five-song medley, composer Yasunori Mitsuda's digital liner notes, and six PC wallpapers. (more...)
Tyson Fury dismisses Joshua-Parker fight as 'joke' Tyson Fury dismisses Joshua-Parker fight as 'joke'
- April 03, 2018

True champion. @ anthonyfjoshua , I ACCEPTED 100% . Parker was escorted by Samoan chiefs as he arrived for the biggest battle of a 24-fight career, followed by the home favourite Joshua, whose white robe was lit up by pyrotechnics while he strolled confidently towards his 21st opponent. (more...)
Facebook Messenger works with 360-degree photos and HD videos Facebook Messenger works with 360-degree photos and HD videos
- April 03, 2018

Again, you'll have to capture these photos outside of Messenger, but you'll now be able to share them inside the app. Messenger will then convert them into images that can be dragged around to view the whole thing. This new feature comes after Facebook added support for 4K-resolution photos in Messenger last fall. This will now only be available on Android and iOS in the USA, U.K., Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Hong Kong, Japan, Netherlands, Norway, Romania, ... (more...)
Spotify IPO: How Will It Affect Your Music Listening Habits? Spotify IPO: How Will It Affect Your Music Listening Habits?
- April 03, 2018

Spotify is the biggest company to ever go public via direct listing, and the first on the NYSE . Unlike most companies that float, Spotify is not issuing any new stock, which means it has not set a price for its shares in advance. In a standard IPO, a company hires investment bankers to pitch the stock to new investors. January 2018 - Spotify says has 70 million paid-up subs. (more...)
Nokia 9 with 41MP triple-lens camera leaks via video Nokia 9 with 41MP triple-lens camera leaks via video
- April 03, 2018

So unless if you can actually read the whole thing in the image, the PDF file there reads that the Nokia 9 is a serious flagship with some badass specifications. This handset has been a topic of speculation for a long time now. And, the dual-tone LED flash module appears to be positioned next to the camera arrangement in a vertical manner. (more...)
Is Overwatch Getting Battle Royale Mode? Probably Not Is Overwatch Getting Battle Royale Mode? Probably Not
- April 03, 2018

Kaplan explained there is an underlying difference between Overwatch and other games. An event called Retribution will seemingly be the next entry in the Archives. For Kaplan, it's important to add a battle royale mode that not only works with Overwatch as a game but also isn't just a carbon copy of other members of the sub-genre. (more...)
Acer's budget iMac even has a wireless charger Acer's budget iMac even has a wireless charger
- April 03, 2018

The base also supports wireless charging for mobile devices. "We think customers in the United States will be delighted with the elegant aesthetics and convenient feature set of our newest all-in-one desktop", said Frank Chang, Acer America senior director-stationary products. (more...)
City of Brass comes out on May 4, Announcement Trailer City of Brass comes out on May 4, Announcement Trailer
- April 03, 2018

The rhythmic interplay between these tools gives the experience a fluid feeling as melee bleeds into movement. The whip also has the ability to turn City of Brass' risky environment against itself. Incarcerated within the city, and most are friendly... Incarcerated within the city are genies, a lot of them friendly, who will barter benefits in return for loot or grant wishes for a powerful advantage. (more...)
Snapchat launches group video chat feature to boost 'hanging out' Snapchat launches group video chat feature to boost 'hanging out'
- April 03, 2018

Snapchat continues its fight against Instagram with rapid updates to its app. Snapchat's parent company Snap is today introducing two big new features for the app which will give it a slight edge over Instagram. Users will also be able to switch from video to voice and vice versa while still being a part of the same group video chat. Snapchat's video chat update, rolling out to users globally this week, means that users will have another way to communicate. (more...)