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Facebook Wants To Invest $1B In Original Video Content

The figure, which will fluctuate based on the success of Facebook's programming, covers potential spending through 2018. The strategy, company execs have consistently said, is that it's investing in the initial batch of Watch shows to jump-start the video-creator ecosystem on the platform.

Google Pixel 2 might not be as powerful as first hoped

Even though Blass has been very accurate with his leaks , this amounts to gossip at best. If the Snapdragon 836 doesn't exist, then it's generally believed that the Pixel 2 lineup will get the 835 instead. The photos show a slate gray device and black device, and for the first time, they show two black dots under the camera's flash. The Google Pixel 2 and its large-screen variant, the Pixel 2 XL, are rumored to be unveiled on Thursday, Oct.

Monster Hunter Stories Shows a Day in the Life of Rider

The game itself was originally released in Japan for the 3DS back in October 2016. Nintendo has posted a new trailer for Monster Hunter Stories , giving a narrated overview for the Pokemon-esqe Monster Hunter spinoff. This spin-off of the Monster Hunter series features a unique artstyle appealing to a younger audience, and changes the real-time controls from the main entries for a turn-based gameplay, making the game a more traditional RPG.

IPhone 8 to begin shipping sometime after the iPhone 7s models

The price of the handset is not unexpected, as the Cupertino based tech company already sells its iPhone 7 Plus 256GB model for $969. The addition of those service means a customers will actually pay $844 for the iPhone 8 . Last week, 9to5Mac reported that Apple's 2017 iPhone lineup would consist of three phones: the iPhone 8 , iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone Edition. With the iPhone 8 rolling out with an all-glass front, its Touch ID feature will be located under the power button.

WhatsApp Update App with 2 New Features But There is a Catch

WhatsApp has been rolling to several new features nearly every other day; this is basically because the Facebook-owned messaging platform is aiming towards improving its functionalities. We must say that it is an excellent way to use Oreo's PiP feature, even better than PiP support on Google Maps. However, you could have had a text overlay if you wanted to write something.

IOS 11 Beta 1 vs iOS 11 Beta 10

But it appears, Apple's iOS 11 may roll out for older devices much earlier than expected. A photo of the LTE Apple Watch may have been uncovered in a recently leaked golden master of iOS 11. Breaking from that cycle is normally the result of some hairy bugs in the most recent beta that Apple wants to fix right away. However, we would not recommend you to install the beta versions of iOS 11 on your regular iPhone as of now because it can drain out your battery.Otherwise, if you are really ...

Google announces new Feed for India users on its search app

For instance, if you are searching for a movie in the past and it has now released, the Feed card will show you the nearest theatres and the show timings. If you have access to the Google Feed , you should be able to access it now. The permission blocks windows from being positioned above any critical system windows, allowing users to access settings and block an app from displaying alert windows.

Airtel subscribers to finally receive VoLTE service as early as next week

Jio is now the only operator offering VoLTE and has been touting that service as a key differentiator with its rivals. The service will later be extended to other cities. Reliance Jio is one example of 4G VoLTE technology usage. Idea-Vodafone is also planning to launch a 4G smartphone at a price of Rs 2,500. Technically speaking, both data and voice is offered using the same network on VoLTE , thereby making the calls using Internet, rather than a dedicated circuit-switch technology ...

Samsung Galaxy Tab A2 S press renders leak

The new Samsung Galaxy Tab A is equipped with a 5000 mAh battery and Samsung says that this will give you around 15 hours of Internet usage over WiFi or LTE. Let's start with some basics. As soon as we get some details on when it is coming to the U.S. or Europe, we will let you guys know. Every month, Google and Samsung release important security patches for Android devices.

YouTubers escape fine for promoting CSGO Lotto site they secretly owned

YouTubers Trevor " TmarTn " Martin and Thomas " Syndicate " Cassell have dodged a fine for their promotion of a gambling site , which they secretly owned. Valve and CSGO Lotto (and other gambling sites) have both faced lawsuits, but so far, the cases have been dismissed, bounced around different courts, and moved to arbitration .

YouTube HDR is available for a bunch of new phones

For example, HDR content from Netflix is only supported on the LG V30 , Galaxy Note 8 , Xperia XZ Premium and the Xperia XZ1. This YouTube HDR will be accessed through YouTube's own application. Users can change the video quality as per the current Internet speed. The update appears to have been quietly rolled out by Google without much hullaballoo.

RED gives details on its holographic screen for Hydrogen One smartphone

Being an amalgam of innovation and entertainment, this phone is going to have a unique Nano-Photonic design and an outstanding light field "holographic" display. The company also announced that the device will be launched in the first half of 2018. One is YouTuber and noted RED shooter Marques Brownlee , who checked out a few Hydrogen One prototypes last month .

Jaguar Land Rover to electrify all new vehicles by 2020

Separately, Jaguar Land Rover said its entire lineup of new vehicles will include electric or hybrid options starting with the 2020 model year. CEO Ralf Speth confirmed that the I-PACE, Jaguar's plug-in electric SUV, will go on sale in 2018.

Rockstar releases LANoire for PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch

Rockstar had, following the original game's release, said an L.A. Noire sequel was a possibility , but the franchise never continued. As Nintendo Life's Darren Calvert points out, the Nintendo Switch now offers game cards up to 32GBs, but these cartridges cost $20 more for the publisher to produce.

Xbox Store Confirms Destiny 2 DLC Leak

Both add-ons are part of Destiny 2's expansion pass. Called Curse of Osiris , the expansion will feature " new story missions and adventures " set on the planet Mercury . Destiny 2 is available now for the PS4 and Xbox One. For more on Destiny 2 , read our review-in-progress , and check out our extensive FAQ and our guide .

Snapchat plans to add college newspapers to its Discover section

The company announced on Friday that, they will add this feature in the campus stories with newspapers. For Snapchat, Campus Publisher Stories provides another way to entertain their youth audience and a reason for them to explore Discover , Snap's network of media outlets including CNN , Cosmopolitan , and Mashable .

Facebook is now testing a Tinder-like feature

A report on Motherboard compared the new feature explicitly with Tinder. The option isn't currently available for most people, and it's only in Beta for now. Once he had access to " Meet Up ", the profile of one of its contacts Facebook appeared with the following question: " do you Want to see XXX this week? Obviously, not everyone on Messenger (which, sometimes seems like EVERYONE) would be down for propositions, so Facebook only proceeds if everyone opts-in.

Destiny 2 Guide: How to Get Sturm and Complete Exotic Quest

Once completing the campaign, you'll notice that you have new Quest Missions on each planet that require higher power levels to complete. She will give you the quest to investigate a former captain's voice. These include a bug on Nessus that can get your Ghost stuck in an unreachable place, non-Fireteam leaders being unable to skip cinematics, perks not triggering, not getting credit for participating in a Nightfall activity if you join it in-progress, and more.

Charitable Veterans' Fund Call of Duty Endowment Coming to UK

The Call Of Duty Endowment fund is created to donate to organisations who place verans into full time work. Activision has announced that it's expanding the support of its charitable foundation, The Call of Duty Endowment, to the UK. It will now be looking to do the same in the United Kingdom, and is looking for partner charities in the region to help achieve this. This card will also feature three rare supply drop for the game.

Man shot at Miami International Airport

Zabaleta said the officer shot the man after a confrontation ensued. The man was transported to the hospital in unknown condition. "We do not believe this is related to a terrorist incident at all but we are not ruling that out because it is early", Perez said.

Destiny 2: How to Get to Xur

All Exotic items sold at 350 Light level. Unfortunately, Xur is not available for this first week of Destiny 2 and will make his first appearance next week, according to Bungie's Month 1 Activity calendar . When will Xur appear in Destiny 2? Unlike the original Destiny , where vendors appeared exclusively in social spaces, Destiny 2 has begun to spread its vendors across multiple planets.

Moto X (2nd Gen) gets Android 8.0 Oreo via Lineage OS 15

The company is aiming for a quick reaction to updating their devices. Additionally, most major aspects of the phone are working as expected (such as RIL, WiFi, Bluetooth, etc.), but it's still not suitable for daily use because Camera, NFC are still not working.

Facebook Reveals Fake News Ad Spending

Warner said Facebook's disclosure was based only on a "fairly narrow search" for suspicious ad-buying accounts. "That becomes a method of influence nearly exponentially I would argue bigger than TV and radio", Warner said. The large majority of the ads did not specifically reference the USA presidential election, voting or a particular candidate. The official declined to release any of the ads it traced to Russian companies or entities.

Data Breach Could Affect 143M US Consumers, Credit Tracking Firm Says

Leaked data includes names, birth dates, social security numbers, addresses and potentially drivers licenses. Additionally, Equifax said that credit card numbers for about 209,000 people were exposed, as was "personal identifying information" on roughly 182,000 customers involved in credit report disputes.

BMW to offer 12 fully electric vehicle models by 2025

Kruger confirms the existence of the new i model, calling it a "significant milestone in BMW's roadmap for e-mobility". According to a report by Reuters , the company is preparing to mass-produce electric cars by 2020, with plans to offer 12 different all-electric vehicles in its lineup by 2025.

Facebook Comments Get Colored Backgrounds in New Experimental Update

No one on the internet, including the big tech blogs, seems to like this feature. The company has been introducing several changes to the way we know the classic look and feel of the app to be. This new change to Facebook comments is now being tested as an experiment on the Facebook Android app. There's also the feature that allows you to put up colored background on status updates.

Code Vein Gets Spectacular 1080p Screenshots Showing Character Creation and Battle System

In this challenging action-RPG, Code Vein finds players assuming the role of a Revenant. Gifts can be passive and acquired with specific items or equipment. Unleashing Focus grants a power boost, enabling you to deflect an incoming attack or even throw enemies in the air. Finally, Partner Actions will also aid you in battle, as your Revenant can call upon a companion character for support.

Ford Ranger Raptor confirmed, on sale in Australia in 2018

The purpose-built, desert-racing inspired bakkie joins the Ford Performance family, as the new " Ford Ranger Raptor ". The Ranger Raptor is due out next year-if you live down under. Building on the success of the class-leading Ford Ranger, the best-selling pickup truck in a number of markets across Asia Pacific, Ford Ranger Raptor brings the thrilling off-road performance capabilities of the "Raptor" to the Ranger for the first time ever.

Fujifilm X-E3 mirrorless camera adds touchscreen for the smartphone generation

The X-E3 features a 24.3 megapixel APS-C sized X-TransTM CMOS III sensor and X-Processor Pro image processing engine for outstanding image quality and high-speed response . The new X series addition benefits from a 325-point AF system and a zippy autofocus speed of 0.06 seconds. Touch Shot: Touch to focus on a specific point, then take the picture.

State budget won't include an income tax cut

The GOP transportation plan would fund projects that were included in Gov. Scott Walker's budget earlier this year, including the continued widening of Interstate 39/90 south of Madison to the IL border. Borrowing or postponing highway and road projects was one of the contentious issue responsible for the budget's two-month delay. "We did this all without raising taxes".

Google Drive goes down and takes worldwide productivity with it

With three tools - Google Drive , Drive File Stream , and Backup and Sync - now performing essentially the same tasks, users may be unsure which they should be using . Users with both Drive File Stream and Backup and Sync will be prompted to stop syncing My Drive with the latter. It will be shut down completely on March 12, 2018.

IPhone 7 modder adds a headphone jack, but it wasn't easy

He has taken it upon himself to add a headphone jack to the iPhone 7 , and of course, he documented the entire process in a new half-hour video. A Youtube channel named unusual parts previously made a video showcasing how to make your own iPhone using spare parts in China.

Walt Disney Company (The) (NYSE:DIS) Position Trimmed by Burt Wealth Advisors

Walt Disney Company now has $156.66 billion valuation. Pekin Singer Strauss Asset Management IL now owns 16,480 shares of the entertainment giant's stock valued at $1,718,000 after acquiring an additional 250 shares during the last quarter.

'Destiny 2' Bugs Acknowledged At Launch By Bungie

There is also a glitch at Nessus that has to do with where your Ghost is placed if you happen to fall off a cliff. So you'll have to discover those for yourself when you play the game. Obviously, any bug with Destiny 2 is sure to be a big deal for the player affected, but in the grand scheme of things these don't seem too game-breaking.

Lotus Evora GT430 Sport ditches the GT430 aero for a cleaner look

The Lotus Evora GT430 Sport is available with both manual and automatic transmissions and it comes with 430 horsepower. Without the aerodynamic elements, the Evora GT430 Sport weighs 10kg less at 1248 kg (dry), bringing the power-to-weight ratio to 345 hp / tonne and the top speed to 196 miles per hour (315 km/h) making it the fastest Lotus production vehicle ever.