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Apple employees testing Apple Pay Cash internally w Apple employees testing Apple Pay Cash internally w
- October 04, 2017

So why is the adoption rate for iOS 11 down from last year's iOS 10? Whether that will be a future beta of iOS 11.1 or the final version of the software remains unclear; at the time of writing, only one iOS 11.1 beta has been released. The setup screen provides a look at the virtual Apple Pay Cash card that users receive, which can be used online or in store with Apple Pay transactions. (more...)
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD)
- October 04, 2017

For shareholders, given the total diluted outstanding shares of 945 million, this means overall earnings per share of -0.02. Dealing with market volatility is normal, but exploring all aspects of a company may be a good way to combat day to day volatility. (more...)
Horizon Zero Dawn Complete Edition Announced, Coming This December Horizon Zero Dawn Complete Edition Announced, Coming This December
- October 04, 2017

The Twitter user noted that the listing was put up by Play-Asia. People who waited to pick up Horizon: Zero Dawn will have another option to choose from later this year. And, why not? Horizon Zero Dawn is a pretty great open-world exploration game, with an interesting mythos and likable protagonist. "Developing the game was a labor of love, so it's extremely satisfying to see that it elicits the same passion and enthusiasm from the gaming public that we felt during its development", said ... (more...)
Google Clips is one more camera lens for Pixel 2 Google Clips is one more camera lens for Pixel 2
- October 04, 2017

You can preview the shots later on your phone and even fabricate a short movie out of them. Google Clips uses AI and machine learning to recognise key photographic moments (such as people and subject), and automatically focuses on those. It's also hands-free and comes with a clip, so that it can be placed anywhere. The device will work with the upcoming Pixel 2 which has unlimited storage for photos and videos. (more...)
Microsoft Groove Is Going Away, So Switch To Spotify Microsoft Groove Is Going Away, So Switch To Spotify
- October 04, 2017

Microsoft and Spotify aren't the only ones making noise in the music streaming scene. 31 is pulling the plug on Groove Music Pass , the software maker's entry into a music streaming market dominated by the likes of Pandora and Spotify . (more...)
Valve wiped almost 200 'fake games' from Steam Valve wiped almost 200 'fake games' from Steam
- October 04, 2017

Each game they've published is made with pre-made Unity assets, so the developers can essentially program them on auto-pilot. Titles like Clickey, Grim Banana and SHAPES have been removed. Way back in May Steam said it was working to fight back against developers that released low-effort and low-cost titles meant to game the platform's trading card market. (more...)
FIL Ltd Acquires 531533 Shares of PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL) FIL Ltd Acquires 531533 Shares of PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL)
- October 04, 2017

Paypal Holdings Inc (NASDAQ: PYPL ) was upgraded by equities researchers at Piper Jaffray Companies from an "underweight" rating to a "neutral" rating in a research report issued on Thursday. Hot Stocks Point (HSP) makes sure to keep the information up to date and correct, but we didn't suggest or recommend buying or selling of any financial instrument unless that information is subsequently confirmed on your own . (more...)
Windows 10 build 16299.15 is now in the Fast ring Windows 10 build 16299.15 is now in the Fast ring
- October 04, 2017

Other than the fact that PCs are getting a cumulative update, the past two Xbox One builds in the Alpha ring have also been build 16299 , so they're aligning across the board. Instead, it said that it's testing servicing the build with cumulative updates, as it will have to do for a shipping version of the OS. If you are an Insider member and like it so far, then you can move to another ring: the Release Preview ring. (more...)
Dropbox redesigns itself as a hipster file sharing service Dropbox redesigns itself as a hipster file sharing service
- October 04, 2017

Sometimes, especially in products when we want to back up a little bit and put the showcase on the work and people using our products, we will stay really blue and white. All of that said, Dropbox still remains relatively conservative once you sign in, sticking to its blue-and-white color scheme and blue logo when viewing your files. (more...)
Sony releases new 5.00 updates for PS4; code-named 'Nobunaga' Sony releases new 5.00 updates for PS4; code-named 'Nobunaga'
- October 04, 2017

While the error code doesn't appear to have bricked any PS4 consoles, players aren't able to connect to PSN due to not having the latest firmware update . With Team Tournaments, PS4 owners can compete against other teams for prizes and status. Some of the PS4 apps are getting updates as well, these include PlayStation Communities and PlayStation Messages. (more...)
Stranger Things: The Game Released For Free Stranger Things: The Game Released For Free
- October 04, 2017

The graphics are actually considerably better than any home game would've been in the 80s but the style still fits the show very well, as you get to explore the town of Hawkins as seven different playable characters. Each character has unique abilities and in-game unlockables reveal more levels to play through. Lucas uses a wrist rocket, and Nancy has a wonderful selection of bats. (more...)
Buy the position in Technology Stock: Nokia Corporation (NOK)
- October 04, 2017

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Nokia Corporation from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 8th. At the time of writing, Shares the company recently traded 47.77% away 52-week low and noted price movement -10.22% away from the 52-week high level. (more...)
Senate considers scrapping post UTME, describes it as unnecessary stress Senate considers scrapping post UTME, describes it as unnecessary stress
- October 04, 2017

Hassan Saleh (APC, Benue), expressed concern that the decision is bound to lower the standard/quality of education in tertiary institutions as many candidates who performed woefully in the UMTE examination could secure admissions through nepotism, bribery and corruption while many other candidates who perform excellently could be denied admissions. (more...)
Triumph Bonneville Bobber Black Edition Looks Post-WW2 Triumph Bonneville Bobber Black Edition Looks Post-WW2
- October 04, 2017

The Bonneville Bobber was launched in 2016. The new Speedmaster features the iconic character and design DNA of the Bonneville with a sculpted Bonneville tank, machined engine fins, carb-styled twin throttle bodies, a "clean line" header pipe run, finned exhaust clamps and rubber fork gaiters. (more...)
Huawei Mate 10 Pro leaked in HD press renders Huawei Mate 10 Pro leaked in HD press renders
- October 04, 2017

Thanks to various leaks and rumours, we know that it will be called the mate 10, with the flagship one being the Mate 10 Pro . It's not clear if this is to scale, but if it is then expect the Mate 10 Pro to be slightly narrower and perhaps a tad shorter than its predecessor. (more...)
Galaxy Note 8 Camera Rated For Best Zoom Of Any Smartphone Galaxy Note 8 Camera Rated For Best Zoom Of Any Smartphone
- October 04, 2017

In the coming weeks, that title may go to the new Pixel smartphones or even the upcoming HTC flagship. In its review, DxoMark wrote that the Note 8's "extremely fast and accurate autofocus and a very competent flash unit" earned it such a high score. (more...)
State College restaurants offer deals for National Taco Day State College restaurants offer deals for National Taco Day
- October 04, 2017

Rock Road and 2347 N. Maize Road will be serving 50 cent mini tacos all day long on National Taco Day. 'Tis the season for tacos. Taco John's features specials like Taco Tuesday and discounted breakfast burritos on Wake Up Wednesday! In anticipation of taco-centric holiday, Taco Bell created a count-down clock on its website in the hours leading up to the big day. (more...)
Maryland governor directs national guard to help Puerto Rico Maryland governor directs national guard to help Puerto Rico
- October 04, 2017

Mark Dayton said Thursday. "The people of Puerto Rico have had our thoughts and prayers throughout this devastating and trying time, and now they will have the dedicated men and women of South Carolina's Army National Guard working side by side with them to restore their homes and get them back on their feet", the governor said. (more...)
Google is testing a 'Night mode' for your Google Home Google is testing a 'Night mode' for your Google Home
- October 04, 2017

The new Night Mode feature for Google Home was discovered in the Home app under the Device settings options. Even if you do find something interesting to listen to in the Google Home app, selecting it takes you to your music app of choice anyway, so what's the point? The Browse section will allow users of the Google Home app to basically perform the same things the Watch and Listen tabs used to do in the past. (more...)
Instagram made shoppable for Shopify merchants Instagram made shoppable for Shopify merchants
- October 04, 2017

Shopify is rolling out its " Shopping on Instagram " feature to thousands more merchants, just in time for the holiday season. Merchants using BigCommerce , an e-commerce platform with 50,000 small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs), 2,000 mid-market businesses, and 25 Fortune 1000 companies, can now create shoppable posts on Instagram , TechCrunch reports . (more...)