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Facebook quietly fields unbranded software in China

The report claims Facebook might be trying a new way to get into China: by giving the greenlight for a local company to release a new app that doesn't share Facebook's name. The government directed tech companies in July to block their users from accessing secure internet systems known as virtual private networks (VPNs).

Will The Xbox One X Price Affect Its Popularity This Fall?

At $500, the Xbox One X price is out of impulse purchase territory for most people. Of course, if you have followed the Xbox One X story then you know that it can pump out attractive 4K gaming much more easily than the PS4 Pro thanks to its superior components.

Dota 2-Playing Robot Beats the Pros at The International

The bot made its worldwide debut at The global, the largest esports tournament in the world with a prize pool of $24 million. It was a 1 vs 1 Dota 2 match in a controlled environment but the AI's success is still remarkable. "We didn't program it to understand the rules of Dota", says Greg from OpenAI, the team of researchers and engineers that developed the bot. This is not the first time that artificial intelligence has surpassed humans in the gaming arena; earlier this year, Google's ...

Pakistani players recalled by PCB for World XI assignment

Pakistan's deposed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had appointed Sethi as member of the board of governors last month. Pakistan cricket has got a spring in the step in recent times with the success of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) as well as the national team which won the recently-played ICC Champions Trophy in the United Kingdom.

Wall Street lower on US-North Korea tensions

S&P 500 e-minis were down 4.5 points, or 0.18 percent, with 209,543 contracts traded. The risk-off tone triggered by the increase in tension between the U.S. Economists had expected productivity to increase by 0.7%. Sydney's S&P-ASX 200 gained 0.5 percent to 5,773.70 while Manila, Malaysia and Jakarta also rose.

Samsung's next fitness watch is probably coming this month

Based on recent reports, Samsung will be pulling up its socks and getting back into the game with the release of its next sports watch and it could be as soon as this month. Exactly what Samsung will bring differently to the market in terms of a sports-oriented device is yet to be seen. The device goes by the name Samsun Gear Sport, and it would seem to be a fairly decent bet that it's coming with rugged intentions.

Android O is expected to be be released on August 21

He added that launch could in fact take place on August 21 itself. Android O will replace the existing Android Nougat or Android 7. Moreover, the new version of Android will "most likely" be launched on August 21, the same rumor claims.

Coeur Mining, Inc. (NYSE:CDE) Closed Significantly Below Its 50 Day Average

LLC owned about 1.20% of Coeur Mining worth $18,642,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Want to see what other hedge funds are holding CDE? Finally, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its stake in shares of Coeur Mining by 19.2% in the first quarter.

Olesen, Kisner grab first-round lead at US PGA Championship

He appears finally recovered from some niggling injuries and is coming off a tie for fourth at The Open Championship and joint fifth at the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational, too. US captain Steve Stricker, who made the cut at the PGA Championship and has made it to the weekend in his last 26 majors, met with Mickelson last week at Firestone.

LG V30 Plus to launch alongside standard V30 model

The V30 Plus is expected to have 128GB of storage on deck, whereas the regular V30 will have "merely" 64GB of the stuff inside. LG did that with the G6 and is on the way of doing it with the V30 as well - only the North-American version of the G6 got wireless charging, whereas only the Asian variation of the G6 got Hi-Fi audio on board, which quite possibly irritated a ton of potential adopters.

Rainbow Six Siege: Operation Blood Orchid goes to Hong Kong this August

But at least's The content update will introduce a new map for free, as well as three new operators. Two of the new operators will be from Hong Kong, and one from Poland. As is tradition, a new map will also be added to Siege , which will be playable by all from the 29th. Ubisoft has not released any specific details about this operation right now.

Walmart Apologizes for Gun Marketing

People cried foul on Twitter and demanded an explanation from Walmart . Walmart officials are still investigating where the photo was taken. Walmart issued an apology following the incident, saying through a spokesperson that 'What's seen in this photograph would never be acceptable in our stores'.

Tesla eyes autonomous big rig testing in Nevada

The company is also meeting with California officials "to talk about Tesla's efforts with autonomous trucks", state DMV spokeswoman Jessica Gonzalez told Reuters . There will be more than one of these self-driving trucks, with Reuters reporting on a viewed email between Tesla and Nevada's DMV. Several Silicon Valley companies developing autonomous driving technology are working on long-haul trucks.

Nick Jonas joins Daisy Ridley, Tom Holland in Chaos Walking

Doug Liman ( Edge of Tomorrow ) directs the film, based on Ness' popular young-adult novel series, which began in September 2008 with The Knife of Never Letting Go . He also starred in TV drama Kingdom , which ended after its third season earlier this month (Aug17), and previously appeared on the shows Scream Queens , Hawaii Five-0, and Smash.

BlackBerry Limited (BBRY) — Hot Trending Stock

World Asset Management Inc raised its stake in BlackBerry by 1.3% in the first quarter. Iridian Asset Management LLC CT now owns 26,338,893 shares of the company's stock valued at $204,126,000 after buying an additional 5,403,804 shares during the period.

State Street Corp Acquires 4248 Shares of Tata Motors Ltd (NYSE:TTM)

Nordea Investment Management AB increased its stake in Tata Motors by 47.8% in the first quarter. The volume of 2.34 Million shares climbed up over an trading activity of 1.14 Million shares. WARNING: "Tata Motors (NYSE:TTM) Receives Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.09" was first reported by BBNS and is the property of of BBNS. If you are reading this piece on another site, it was illegally copied and republished in violation of United States & worldwide trademark and copyright legislation.

Sarahah: Why everyone is talking about the 'honesty first' secret messaging app

Sarahah doesn't steal data but websites and apps impersonating Sarahah could do that. Can Sarahah visitors view the messages? The social network is patterned to let users send and receive honest feedback and learn what people think about you.

US 'Locked and Loaded' for North Korea

In a tweet, Trump said , "Military solutions are now fully in place, locked and loaded, should North Korea act unwisely". The president said that the USA military is ready in a tweet and said he hopes North Korea's leader, Kim Jong Un , "will find another path".

Facebook introduces a new video platform, Watch

The feature began appearing for some users in U.S. on Thursday.Shows played on Watch, which can be live or recorded will follow a particular theme or a storyline and will available different categories like "Most Talked About" or "What's Making People Laugh" so that viewer can pick up show according to thier interests.

Maiden Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MHLD) Downgraded by BidaskClub

Compass Point raised Maiden Holdings from a neutral rating to a buy rating and set a $15.00 target price for the company in a research note on Wednesday, May 10th. Raschbaum holds 372,743 (0.43% of shares outstanding). Massachusetts-based Alpha Windward Limited has invested 0.13% in American Electric Power Company Inc (NYSE:AEP).

NissanConnect smartphone application launched in India

The company states that the NissanConnect application offers more than 50 features to improve the ownership experience of a Nissan auto. The launch comes after the launch of a similar service by Toyota in India. The Nissan Connect has been developed by Renault Nissan Technology Business Centre India (RNTBCI). The NissanConnect platform has been described by the company as a "factory fitted Connected Car Technology solution with an embedded Telematics Control Unit paired with an inbuilt SIM ...

Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen Gets PS4, Xbox One Release Date

The Dark Arisen re-release, which we scored a 7.9, came almost a year later in 2013, bringing with it an extra 15 hours of new late game content and plenty of tweaks. This expanded version is now being released for consoles also. Since its launch, Dragon's Dogma Online has reached more than two million downloads across PlayStation 3 , PlayStation 4 and PC.

Overwatch is adding Deathmatch modes to the Arcade

The different modes include a free-for-all, and team deathmatch . There will also be a team-based Deathmatch mode, where six people square off against six more in a game where there is no objective other than killing members of the opposite team.

Police Rescue Man Nailed to a Tree

Duran wouldn't tell police his name or what happened to him, but eventually he opened up. The worker said: 'He kept yelling, "help, help", and so I came and I saw him and I kind of freaked out because I didn't know if there was any other guys around'.

OJ Simpson's Infamous White Ford Bronco To Appear On 'Pawn Stars'

It will be featured on an upcoming episode of 'Pawn Stars' on History . Do you think it will be sold for at least $500,000 on Pawn Stars? Pawn Stars personality Rick Harrison , who co-owns World Famous Gold & Silver Pawn Shop, told the New York Post: "It's in incredible shape".

Sinead O'Connor Shares Her Emotional Struggles Online

She disclosed that she is suffering from three mental illnesses and has felt isolated since losing custody of her 13-year-old son. Shortly after Sinead's clip was seen by millions, a 50-year-old took over her Facebook page in order to assure everyone that Sinead is safe, she has no suicidal tendencies and she received the required help.

Lenovo says whole Phab line will not receive any more Android update

Lenovo is not quite popular when it comes to Android updates and its effect was seen when Motorola went from quick updates under Google's ownership to mostly rare updates under Lenovo . While we already expect that for older devices, the Phab2 Pro was just released past year so there should be some more updates to it. Probably they will not be adding new Phab devices anytime soon or ever and focus on their newer products like the Vibe and K8 smartphones.

Battlefield 1 Added to EA and Origin Access Vaults

People on NeoGAF discovered that Battlefield 1 is now available on EA Access on Xbox One . It should also be noted that both services are different in terms of game selection. Old school battles for everyone. EA Access and Origin Access are about to get a big push this week, as Titanfall 2 and Battlefield 1 have officially joined the vault.

US stocks slide amid heightened US-North Korea tensions

All the 11 major S&P indexed were lower, with technology sector's 0.62% leading the decliners. In overseas trading, stock markets across the Asia-Pacific region moved mostly lower during trading on Wednesday. A fresh batch of retail earnings is in focus, too, with Dillard's among several stocks within the sector set to plunge after reporting. IN A SKID: Avis Budget Group slumped 6.8 percent after the auto rental company cut its guidance following a weak second quarter.

Apple Will Soar to $1 Trillion Market Cap, RBC Says

Accern also gave news articles about the iPhone maker an impact score of 45.4246641821183 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. Novare Management Ltd Liability Co owns 79,754 shares for 2.27% of their portfolio. Stonebridge Advsr Limited Liability Co stated it has 4.86% of its portfolio in Apple Inc .

Superhero Sim Megaton Rainfall Launches this September on PS4

You'll have to use your vast powers to defend Earth from alien invaders, but your superhuman abilities can inadvertently destroy the people you're charged with protecting. While the player character is invincible, each city has a health bar that diminishes with each alien attack, or if you miss your target and accidentally demolish a skyscraper.

Two more owners join the Overwatch League

This brings the city its second team as well. "This means we now have representation in Europe, North America, and Asia", Pete Vlastelica, the President and CEO Major League Gaming, an Activision Blizzard subsidiary that operates the league, told Sports Business Daily .

Malware has been written into DNA for the first time

Through trial and error, the team found a way to include executable code-similar to computer worms that occasionally wreak havoc on the internet-in synthetic DNA strands. "We have no reason to believe that there have been any attacks against DNA sequencing or analysis programs", the researchers wrote. "The DNA sequence we designed for this paper does not have any biological significance".

Deadpool's Tim Miller To Direct NEUROMANCER

Back when Deadline revealed that Deadpool helmer Tim Miller had dropped out of the sequel of his hit movie over creative differences, Fox insiders said the studio would work hard to make sure that it found a major project for Miller and his VFX studio Blur to build from the ground up.

Uber Adds In-App Messaging for Quick Communication Between Riders and Drivers

Cash removes the barrier for those without a card who want to use Uber ". That's likely to be a thing of the past with Uber piloting a new cash indicator feature. "In many of our markets, SMS isn't actually available for us, we don't have the technology in place, that's especially true in some of our key markets like Brazil and India".