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Microsoft and Red Hat Team Up to Offer OpenShift on Azure Microsoft and Red Hat Team Up to Offer OpenShift on Azure
- May 10, 2018

By using OpenShift as a serverless foundation, Red Hat hopes to provide portability and consistency across hybrid and multi cloud environments, in addition to architectural components, such as integration with an API gateway, in-memory datastores, storage and file systems, and user authentication, Red Hat explained. (more...)
Steam Summer Sale 2018 Starting Date Has Been Leaked Steam Summer Sale 2018 Starting Date Has Been Leaked
- May 10, 2018

The weather is finally beginning to warm up here in the North Hemisphere, which means a big thing for PC gamers: the Steam Summer Sale is on the horizon. It broke the news via Twitter with a post which simply states, " Steam Summer Sale starts on June 21st". During the last few years, the Steam Sale has lost a bit of momentum as Valve has tried and offered a sort of balance where everyone involved in the process can get a good amount of earnings, also considering the retail market. (more...)
Android P will be the most secure version yet Android P will be the most secure version yet
- May 10, 2018

The digital assistant is also being upgraded with a feature to encourage good manners in young users, customisable routies that can be tailored to individuals or families, and seven new voices, including that of singer John Legend. Google said it would roll out the technology, called Duplex, as an experiment in the next few weeks. Put another way: you can still interact with Google Assistant through the Link Bar, even if you're not in the Android TV interface. (more...)
God of War PS4 is getting a photo mode today God of War PS4 is getting a photo mode today
- May 09, 2018

Not only will Photo Mode allow players to explore their creativity throughout the game, but it will also allow them to tweak a lot of aspects of the game that were previously unavailable. The camera uses analog sticks to move and the R2 and L2 triggers to pan up and down. Pressing Square will reset the camera back to its original position. (more...)
Twitch Prime members get exclusive Fortnite loot today Twitch Prime members get exclusive Fortnite loot today
- May 09, 2018

There isn't yet any confirmed deadline for when players need to have linked their accounts by. The Fortnite Twitch Prime pack contains an exclusive outfit, back bling, pickaxe and emote all for Battle Royale . Simply log in to Twitch tomorrow, then claim Twitch Prime Pack #2 from the main menu on your Twitch account. It also comes bundled with Amazon Prime, so you may already has access. (more...)
Onrush is having a public beta from May 17 Onrush is having a public beta from May 17
- May 09, 2018

The ONRUSH beta phase has been confirmed for PS4 and Xbox One . Everyone who pre-orders the the game from participating retailers including GAME, Amazon, Tesco and Smyths Toys will gain access to the upcoming beta on Tuesday, May 15, providing them with an extra 48 hours of playtime. (more...)
Ubisoft adds The Next Generation content to Star Trek: Bridge Crew Ubisoft adds The Next Generation content to Star Trek: Bridge Crew
- May 09, 2018

As for enemies, the Romulans and the terrifying Borg will both be added, and users will get the opportunity to make their avatars into Soong-type androids and players will of course be able to don The Next Generation-era uniforms. The Resistance mission, is a Borg-themed rogue-like, which sees players completing challenges while outrunning a Borg Cube. Additionally, the Enterprise-D will introduce a new command role, Operations, which will focus on Crew Management. (more...)
Steam Link App Streams Games to Your Mobile Device Steam Link App Streams Games to Your Mobile Device
- May 09, 2018

According to a blog post on Valve's press website , the Steam Link app will support the Steam Controller , MFI controllers like the SteelSeries Nimbus and Gamevice , and more across both platforms. Steam Link is a standalone device which allows users to stream content from their Steam Library to TV sets and other devices. Steam Link specifically will be super interesting as streaming content, including games is becoming increasingly popular. (more...)
Walmart Accidentally Leaks Borderlands 3 And Rage 2 Ahead Of E3 Walmart Accidentally Leaks Borderlands 3 And Rage 2 Ahead Of E3
- May 09, 2018

The fact that Borderlands 3 and Rage 2 were listed on the website seems to suggest that they are pretty far along in development - at least enough to be mentioned at E3, and the titles have fans eagerly awaiting a launch date that is hopefully sooner rather than later. (more...)
Amazon Experience Centers will showcase Alexa in the ultimate smart homes Amazon Experience Centers will showcase Alexa in the ultimate smart homes
- May 09, 2018

The so-called "Amazon Experience Centers" are now open near 15 cities including Los Angeles, Dallas and Washington, with more to come. Lennar plans to become an Amazon experience center that will sell and showcase a variety of smart home devices in Lennar's model homes. (more...)
You can now download iTunes for Windows 10 from the Microsoft Store You can now download iTunes for Windows 10 from the Microsoft Store
- May 09, 2018

One of the undeniable highlights of this annual conference was Nadella's input on the revolutionary ways artificial intelligence is changing the way the world is being developed. In this conference, the company shows that the Cortana is running on Alexa and Alexa is running on Cortana. "At Microsoft we've been putting to work stronger solutions such as real-time speech-to-text transcription, visual recognition services and predictive text functionality", Smith said in the blog post . (more...)
Google I/O: Google Pay gains mobile tickets, boarding passes Google I/O: Google Pay gains mobile tickets, boarding passes
- May 09, 2018

The mobile wallet tickets show real-time updates such as changes to the deparature time as well as personalized one-to-one messaging with the card. Google Pay tickets and passes will receive push alerts and updates for gate changes. It was reported not too long ago that Google has been working to add native support for transit tickets and passes to Google Pay. "Urban Airship has the only platform proven to operate at the scale necessary to ensure that this information is delivered quickly, ... (more...)
Electronic Arts Responds to Regulators Classifying Some Loot Boxes as Gambling Electronic Arts Responds to Regulators Classifying Some Loot Boxes as Gambling
- May 09, 2018

The executive went on that players are always assigned a specified number of items per box and that EA does not authorize the cash-out or sale of items contained in the boxes or virtual currency for real money. In the call's Q&A session, Wilson was asked about making changes to FIFA's Ultimate Team mode as some countries have ruled that lootboxes can indeed be labeled as gambling, including Belgium . (more...)
Patch Tuesday Tackles Two Flaws Under Active Attack Patch Tuesday Tackles Two Flaws Under Active Attack
- May 09, 2018

We urge organizations and private users to install recent patches immediately, as it won't be long before exploits to this vulnerability make it to popular exploit kits and will be used not only by sophisticated threat actors but also by standard cybercriminals. (more...)
Anthem set to launch in March 2019 Anthem set to launch in March 2019
- May 09, 2018

In the report, EA CEO, Andrew Wilson, spoke a little bit about the publisher's plans for Anthem , saying that there will be ways for the community to "play early", which will enable BioWare to "shape and refine the game with their input and feedback". (more...)
This is how you can buy movie tickets with Google Assistant This is how you can buy movie tickets with Google Assistant
- May 09, 2018

It's worth noting that tickets are purchased through Fandango as the feature was set up through Google's partnership with the company, so if you tend to purchase your movie tickets through another third-party, such as Atom tickets, then you'll still have to use that app or website to get what you're looking for. (more...)
Complete specs of the upcoming Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 and 730 SoCs leaked Complete specs of the upcoming Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 and 730 SoCs leaked
- May 09, 2018

Perhaps the most exciting part is the confirmation there will be high-tech Wear OS watches to follow later this year including that flagship product, and considering the start of 2018 has been quiet from Google's smartwatch platform that will be a good sign for smartwatch lovers everywhere. (more...)
What's new in Google News at Google I/O 2018
- May 09, 2018

We've experimented directly with a smaller number of partners to understand some of the implementation challenges they face, and we're committed to building a product that works for publishers of various shapes and sizes. The updated News app introduces a new visual format called Newscasts. "Newscasts" brings a catalogue of quotes and videos that will be available on a single topic when searched upon. (more...)
Instagram makes doing business simpler with 'filter inbox' feature, action buttons Instagram makes doing business simpler with 'filter inbox' feature, action buttons
- May 09, 2018

Over 150 million users connect with businesses through Instagram Direct each month, with a third of those messages beginning with an Instagram Story. The buttons are initially rolling out powered by a limited number of partners, including: Acuity, Atom Tickets, Booksy, ChowNow, Eatstreet, Eventbrite, Fandango, GrubHub, MyTime, OpenTable, Reserve, Restorando, Resy, SevenRooms, StyleSeat, Tock, and Yelp Reservations. (more...)
Lenovo Teases New Smartphone With Fullscreen Display, May Launch on June 14 Lenovo Teases New Smartphone With Fullscreen Display, May Launch on June 14
- May 09, 2018

First announced as a concept device at CES 2018 and later commercially launched in China, Vivo's Apex comes with a 91% screen-to-body-ratio, an under-display fingerprint scanner, and the selfie camera that pops out from the phone's top side. (more...)