• Solo Showdown Limited Time Mode Announced
Solo Showdown Limited Time Mode Announced

There's a new game mode in town, and it's Fortnite Battle Royale's Solo Showdown mode. Though, despite the mode not offering huge changes to Fortnite Battle Royale gameplay, it will provide "the ultimate test of survival". Place between 50 and 5 and you'll get 13,500 V-bucks, while fourth, third and second place get 25,000 and the victor gets...

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  • Bing becomes latest to ban cryptocurrency ads
Bing becomes latest to ban cryptocurrency ads

Formerly Microsoft adCenter, Bing Ads is a service that provides pay-per-click advertising on both the Bing and Yahoo! search engines. It's also worth noting that Bing's ads policies have already prohibited displaying ads for cryptocurrencies which might be facilitating certain illegal purposes such as money laundering, promotion of fake cur...

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  • NASA Sending Helicopter To Mars, Aiming For An Aviation First
NASA Sending Helicopter To Mars, Aiming For An Aviation First

The high-gain antennas are key to that effort; the MarCO team have early confirmation that the antennas have successfully deployed, but will continue to test them in the weeks ahead. Interestingly, the Earth appears as a mere pale blue dot in the image. More importantly, their launch broke the record for being the satellite that crossed the furth...

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  • RED Hydrogen One heading to AT&T and Verizon this summer
RED Hydrogen One heading to AT&T and Verizon this summer

They will be previewing the phone to the public showing games, movies, and other content that will be available on it. It also has a insane "holographic" display which few people have even seen to date. It calls the phone cutting-edge technology that can't be described. "Unlocked" Pre-orders will however ship before that". And you won't need glas...

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  • First stars that formed after Big Bang identified
First stars that formed after Big Bang identified

The oxygen in MACS1149-JD1 was the most distant ever detected. "You could map the distribution of oxygen with Alma and in the case of a black hole - because you have a high radiation field associated with the black hole - then this oxygen should be very compact".

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  • Banned Ozone-Harming Gas Creeps Back, Suggesting a Mystery Source
Banned Ozone-Harming Gas Creeps Back, Suggesting a Mystery Source

The new analysis of atmospheric measurements show that from 2014 to 2016, emissions of CFC11 increased by 25% above the average measured from 2002 to 2012. The ozone layer protects the Earth from the sun's harmful UV radiation. Only past year, NASA announced that the global effort to restore the depleting ozone layer was finally paying off.

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  • Astronauts Fix International Space Station Cooling Hardware During Spacewalk
Astronauts Fix International Space Station Cooling Hardware During Spacewalk

The two astronauts moved the Pump Flow Control Subassembly (PFCS) from a spare parts platform on the station's truss to the Dextre robotic arm. Known formally as pump flow control subassembly boxes, they are both considered spares, and will not interfere with cooling at the station while the work is under way.

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  • Battlefield V Confirmed by EA, Full Reveal Next Week
Battlefield V Confirmed by EA, Full Reveal Next Week

Most game developers don't bother with the platform just yet. A Battlefield 1 Easter egg that was discovered last week pointed a very big finger toward a Battlefield announcement of some sort on May 23. Battlefield's main competitor, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, will be revealed tomorrow at 10AM PT/1PM ET . "This new game will advance the...

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  • Samsung Galaxy J6 (2018) press renders leaked ahead of official announcement
Samsung Galaxy J6 (2018) press renders leaked ahead of official announcement

Local part suppliers for Samsung's upcoming flagship phones deem that the top Korean smartphone maker is preparing to unveil their flagship phones slightly earlier than previous years for various reasons, including low sales of the latest Galaxy S9 series, according to multiple sources.

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  • Facebook chooses India to launch added features to 'stories'
Facebook chooses India to launch added features to 'stories'

Hayes said Facebook has more than 217 million people per month in India, which means more than half the Internet population of the country is on Facebook so we're committed to building products with Facebook in mind. Given that data breach has been in the news, and Facebook has been in the midst of the Cambridge Analytica row, Hayes also said that ...

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  • Samsung plans to supply ZTE and other OEMs with Exynos chipsets
Samsung plans to supply ZTE and other OEMs with Exynos chipsets

The semiconductor business is a driving force of Samsungs profits, but its Exynos mobile chipsets are rarely seen in other manufacturers devices, with the only external client being Meizu with the latest 15 Plus phone. It said in January that it is providing automaker Audi with Exynos processor chips. Meizu has launched its flagship smartphones w...

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  • Google News updates utilize AI to take on Apple News
Google News updates utilize AI to take on Apple News

The app, which replaces Google Play Newsstand , has a clean and easy to navigate layout. Like with many AI applications, it should only get smarter the more you use it. Full coverage - Understand the full context on any story with just a tap. Google at the I/O event has specified that with this Google News app , a user can find quality conten...

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  • DIRECTV NOW Begins Rolling Out New Interface & Cloud DVR
DIRECTV NOW Begins Rolling Out New Interface & Cloud DVR

Recorded content remains available for 30 days after the initial airing. DIRECTV NOW will be launching more DVR options later this summer including the ability to record up to 100 hours and keep the programs stored for up to 90 days for $10 per month.

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  • NASA breaks record with new photo of Earth
NASA breaks record with new photo of Earth

The image, taken by MarCO-B or Wall-E CubeSat, shows Earth as a faint blue dot and the moon, sitting a little far from it, as an even fainter mark. As a bonus, the team captured the Earth and the Moon in the shot. The MarCO team wants the cubesats to help relay InSight's EDL data back to mission control on Earth, but this isn't a vital aspect of ...

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  • BSNL's Rs. 118 Prepaid Pack Takes on Jio's Rs. 98 Pack
BSNL's Rs. 118 Prepaid Pack Takes on Jio's Rs. 98 Pack

The Rs 118 prepaid plan comes with the benefits of unlimited local STD and roaming voice calls and data benefit for a validity of 28 days. This pack has been introduced to take on Jio's Rs. Airtel updated its Rs. 93 pack to provide data consumption of 1 GB and unlimited voice calling for a validity of 28 days. This means that if you've recharged...

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  • Classic NES and SNES: Mini consoles stocked until year end
Classic NES and SNES: Mini consoles stocked until year end

The NES Classic Edition made headlines when it debuted in November 2016 after consoles quickly sold out due to low production numbers. eBay sellers regularly listed the $59.99 console for more than $200 following its release. The SNES Classic was first launched in September 2017 . The NES Classic was originally discontinued in April 2017, forcing...

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  • Metro Exodus delayed until 2019
Metro Exodus delayed until 2019

THQ Nordic confirmed this in their company's recent financial report which shows us that the release window for the game has just been changed to 2019 but without any explanation or a reason why it happened. Metro Exodus has been delayed into 2019, while the release dates for both Biomutant and Darksiders 3 have yet to be determined. Are you ...

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  • Google to offer cheaper prices for paid storage plans
Google to offer cheaper prices for paid storage plans

It's also rebranding these storage plans (but not Google Drive itself) as "Google One". Brandon Badger, Google's group product manager for Google One, told me the team looked at how people use the storage plan. If you've been on a paid version of Google Drive, you'll be seeing a name change hitting the service soon. While I've never had a need fo...

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  • Global Electric Winch Market 2018-2025 Fong Hwang, Superwinch, Westin Automotive
Global Electric Winch Market 2018-2025 Fong Hwang, Superwinch, Westin Automotive

Geographically, this report is segmented into several key Regions, with production, consumption, revenue (million USD), and market share and growth rate of Power Electronics for Electric Vehicles in these regions, from 2012 to 2022 (forecast), covering North America (U.S., Canada, Mexico), Europe (Germany, U.K., France, Italy, Russia, Spain...

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  • Samsung releases red, gold Galaxy S9s in S. Korea
Samsung releases red, gold Galaxy S9s in S. Korea

Before this announcement, it seems that the consensus pick for best color was Lilac Purple. In the past few weeks, we've come to know that Samsung is working on a stripped version of last year's Galaxy S8 as TENAA published the certification of the Galaxy S8 Lite with Snapdragon 660 SoC.

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