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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition Is Free This Weekend The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition Is Free This Weekend
- April 13, 2018

The games will be available for free for one weekend only, but only if you're a gold subscriber. This will be followed by Destroy All Humans!, Full Spectrum Warrior, both Star Wars Battlefront games and Knights of the Old Republic 2. Any progress made in either game will carry across into the full version should you make a purchase, along with any achievements you've unlocked, so there's no excuse not to give 'em a whirl. (more...)
Canon launches EOS M50 mirrorless camera in India at Rs 61995 Canon launches EOS M50 mirrorless camera in India at Rs 61995
- April 13, 2018

The camera uses Canon's powerful new DIGIC 8 image processor that helps it capture true-to-life images and cinematic 4K video. Apart from the 4K resolution option, the camera also shoots in high-frame-rate of HD 120p to render handsome slow-motion movement when played back. (more...)
AMD puts Ryzen 2000 family up for pre AMD puts Ryzen 2000 family up for pre
- April 13, 2018

Meanwhile, the Ryzen 5 2600 costs $199 (about £140, AU$260), and is also a hair slower at 3.4 GHz and 3.9 GHz base and boost clock speeds, respectively - along with 19MB cache and 65W TDP. It remains to be seen if the 2700X can go higher. "All second generation AMD Ryzen desktop processors are supported by the new AMD X470 chipset, the most advanced, optimised, and efficient chipset for socket AM4", the chipmaker said on Friday. (more...)
Banner Saga 3 release date confirmed Banner Saga 3 release date confirmed
- April 13, 2018

For US$39.99, players can get The Banner Saga Trilogy: Bonus Edition , which includes The Banner Saga , The Banner Saga 2 and The Banner Saga 3 , "plus a mini art book, poster, best of soundtrack and in-game digital item". We're ever thankful to the fans and backers that have shared this epic journey with us and helped us deliver what we feel is a fitting end to our Viking adventure, ' commented Stoic Technical Director, John Watson. (more...)
Android smartphone makers and their security patches Android smartphone makers and their security patches
- April 13, 2018

At least, you think your phone is patched against the most recent security exploits, but is it really? But what happens when you discover that some Android phone manufacturers - and alas, seemingly even Google themselves - skip these patches and just adjust the date displayed on your phone settings? In some cases, a phone won't receive them at all. (more...)
Court rules to block Telegram in Russian Federation Court rules to block Telegram in Russian Federation
- April 13, 2018

As the judge noted, the court's decision is subject to immediate implementation. Because Telegram is recognized as an operator of information dissemination in Russian Federation, the company is required to provide encryption keys to let the Federal Security Service read the correspondence of suspected terrorists. (more...)
Fortnite Servers Currently Down for Emergency Maintenance Fortnite Servers Currently Down for Emergency Maintenance
- April 13, 2018

As of this writing, it is unknown what caused the extended downtime, with the developer stating that "more updates " will come in due time. Apparently, the Fortnite server has been down for many hours, as Epic said it has been "working through the night on fixes in order to bring the game fully back up". (more...)
Facebook Won't Let Non-Users Opt Out Of Facebook Won't Let Non-Users Opt Out Of "Shadow Profiles"
- April 13, 2018

In the wake of the Cambridge Analytica row that has left the popular social media giant, Facebook red-faced, the company has stepped up its efforts to tighten data protection and show that its values the privacy of data. The company will investigate the report and decide what action to take. "We'll pay the person who reported the issue, and we'll also alert those we believe to be affected". (more...)
Botty Investors LLC Stake In Intel Corp (INTC) Was Decreased
- April 13, 2018

On Friday, January 26 the stock has "Buy" rating by Roth Capital. The stock decreased 0.09% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $68. About 21.27 million shares traded. Analysts await Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC ) to report earnings on April, 26. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.79 EPS. (more...)
EFF's Shivambu says De Lille is a victim of a witch-hunt EFF's Shivambu says De Lille is a victim of a witch-hunt
- April 13, 2018

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) deputy president Floyd Shivambu has come to the defence of Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille, who had appeared at the EFF's memorial service for Winnie Madikizela-Mandela on Wednesday. It is simply inappropriate. Selfe conceded the party's current impasse with De Lille over her future as Cape Town mayor may have played a role in how the issue was communicated. (more...)
The New York Times Company (NYT) EPS Estimated At $0.12 The New York Times Company (NYT) EPS Estimated At $0.12
- April 13, 2018

The Dow Jones industrial average closed down almost 219 points, or 0.9%, at 24,189, after rising almost 429 points the day before. The broad-based S&P 500 dropped 14.68 points (0.55 per cent) to 2,642.19, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index shed 25.27 points (0.36 per cent) to 7,069.03. (more...)
Windows Insider RS5 Build 17643 Adds Sets and Office 365 Integration Windows Insider RS5 Build 17643 Adds Sets and Office 365 Integration
- April 13, 2018

However, Microsoft stopped developing Server Management Tools, and Project Honolulu emerged to take its place . What's more, the project now has an official name: Windows Admin Center (via Neowin ). Windows 10 is a service , meaning it was built in a very different way from its predecessors so it can be regularly updated with not just fixes, but new features, too. (more...)
Mercedes Announces Subscription Car Service For Two US Cities Mercedes Announces Subscription Car Service For Two US Cities
- April 13, 2018

Subscribers will enjoy unlimited access within their tier and no mileage limitations. Each tier will also get access to at least some Mercedes-AMG performance models, too. Interestingly enough, BMW also chose Nashville as a starting point for its own service, while Porsche decided on Atlanta, Georgia, instead. Luxury-car maker Mercedes-Benz is plotting a new battery-powered sedan about the size of its $90,000 flagship S-Class, in a move to challenge Tesla's Model S and upcoming cars from ... (more...)
Facebook CEO Zuckerberg says his personal data sold to others Facebook CEO Zuckerberg says his personal data sold to others
- April 13, 2018

He noted that larger companies like Facebook have more resources to comply with regulations than small startups. It's not clear what that regulation would look like. "We don't sell data to anyone". Facebook shares turned positive after earlier falls on Wednesday. She cut Zuckerberg off a number of times. Cambridge Analytica then obtained the data and was said to have used it to try to influence elections around the world. (more...)
Numerous Android OEMs discovered to be lying about security patches Numerous Android OEMs discovered to be lying about security patches
- April 13, 2018

According to a report by Wired , such incidents were not one offs either. Most devices still have nearly all the patches you'd expect, and the Android platform has protections like address space layout randomization and process sandboxing to foil attacks. (more...)
Mark Zuckerberg in US Congress: Questions that remained unanswered Mark Zuckerberg in US Congress: Questions that remained unanswered
- April 12, 2018

We use the data that people put into the system in order to make them more relevant. "Congressman, we're not collecting any information verbally on the microphone, and we don't have contracts with anyone else doing this", replied Zuckerberg . (more...)
Burney Co Increases Holding in Apple INC (AAPL) Burney Co Increases Holding in Apple INC (AAPL)
- April 12, 2018

Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 56,447,158 shares of the iPhone maker's stock worth $9,533,267,000 after acquiring an additional 1,356,879 shares during the last quarter. Amer Assets Invest Ltd Liability Company reported 52,500 shares. Therefore 58% are positive. Apple had 87 analyst reports since October 13, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. (more...)
Analysts noticed LomoCoin (LMC)'s 24 hours rise of 7.49% Analysts noticed LomoCoin (LMC)'s 24 hours rise of 7.49%
- April 12, 2018

It last traded at BitTrex exchange. HollyWoodCoin (HWC) traded up 24.4% against the dollar and now trades at $3.79 or 0.00054948 BTC. The highest price was $1.02027 and lowest of $0.9539 for April 11-12. The Crypto LMC has PoW/PoS proof type and operates under Scrypt algorithm. It launched on May 24th, 2017. FlorinCoin's total supply is 143,393,989 coins. (more...)
This is what Facebook gives about you to the advertisers This is what Facebook gives about you to the advertisers
- April 12, 2018

This appears to be Facebook's way of complying with the rules, though it's interesting to note the privacy settings are still opt-out. For those who aren't familiar, the European Union recently passed the General Data Protection Regulation ( GDPR ), a law created to give users greater control over how their data is harvested online. (more...)
Blizzard gives 16-year-old 'Warcraft III' a widescreen makeover
- April 12, 2018

Warcraft 3 now supports aspect-correct, horizontally expanded widescreen that will provide gamers with an expanded field of view and cleaner UI. Over the last few years, Blizzard has been making an effort to ensure its classic titles can remain alive and playable on modern systems today and into the future. (more...)