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Niantic to roll out characters in batches; dynamic weather system added


More surprisingly, though, is that Pokemon GO is about to require going out into the rain and snow to capture every monster thanks to a new weather system. Weather near players will impact Pokemon in a variety of ways and some attacks will be more effective during certain conditions. Take a look at some of the Gen 3 Pokemon coming to the game very soon, as mentioned specifically by Niantic. Read More »

Some Destiny 2 activities now unavailable without DLC purchase


According to reports , with the arrival of the expansion in Destiny 2 , the minimum level to deal with some activities has increased (to reflect the new level cap introduced). The new "base" level of the Nightfall and Raid is now 300, making them as hard as the Prestige mode was before. The key point here is that this content has been locked from players that have already paid for it. Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi 5A Goes on Sale on Flipkart Today


Priced at Rs 14,850, the device has a 5.2-Inch Full HD screen with 1,920x1,080 pixels (423 ppi pixel density), a Kirin 655 Octa-Core processor, and an EMUI 5.0 OS based on Android 7.0 Nougat. The Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus will also come with the latest MIUI 9 out of the box, which is already confirmed by Xiaomi in the MIUI forums. The rear camera on the back might be a 12MP unit whereas a 5MP lens does the job for selfies. Read More »

Astronomers Find the Earliest Supermassive Black Hole Ever Discovered


It's a truly gargantuan black hole, some 800 million times the mass of our sun. As more giant telescopes are constructed, we'll be able to locate more of these objects, but this specific supermassive black hole gives us unique insight into the state of the early universe, as it existed shortly after the Big Bang . Read More »

Scientists Discovered A Super-Earth Neighbor Of K2-18b Exoplanet


K2-18b even has a neighbouring sister planet, the cleverly named K2-18c, but is unlikely to host life because it is slightly closer to its Sun. The humanity's search for extraterrestrial life could end with a new planet K2-18b, an exoplanet located 111 light years away, suggested a study conducted by University of Toronto. Read More »

The next Huawei phone might pack a triple-lens 40MP camera


In a tweet published earlier today, which you can see below, it was suggested that the next device in Huawei's P series could house a triple-lens, 40 MP rear camera setup with 5x hybrid zoom and a 24 MP selfie camera. For selfies, it also teased with a Pro Selfie camera that can produce a higher resolution 24MP image with greater clarity in low light. As with other Huawei devices that have leveraged their partnership with Leica, the material indicates they'll be using the same ... Read More »

Your Bitcoin is no good here-Steam stops accepting cryptocurrency


The bitcoin network is charging close to $20 per transaction, Steam claims in its announcement, adding that's far more than the $0.20 it was charged when it initially enabled bitcoin. For Bitcoin, however, the cryptocurrency market takes a fee when a Bitcoin owner initiates a transaction. The volatility has caused one company that was accepting bitcoin to drop the currency. Read More »

Amazon Prime Launches In Singapore, Subscription Starts From $2.99/Month

Another service available to Singapore's Amazon Prime subscribers is video streaming, which will allow members to stream or download popular movies and TV series via the Amazon Prime Video app on Android and iOS mobile devices. The Prime launch, a first in Southeast Asia, will see Amazon expanding its reach in the region even as Chinese rival Alibaba already sells merchandise from its online Taobao stores through a regional e-commerce subsidiary, Lazada. Read More »

India's central bank holds rates at seven-year low


The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is likely to keep interest rates on hold for a prolonged period starting with its policy meeting this week on concerns of rising inflation , economists surveyed by Mint said. The RBI's course will likely be determined by inflation, which in October it projected would accelerate to 4.2 to 4.6 percent in the six months to March, driven by multiple factors including planned pay hikes for government employees. Read More »

Analysts See NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) Rising 11.7%

Inc. lifted its position in NVIDIA by 0.7% during the second quarter. Nvidia Corp now has $116.64 billion valuation. The stock decreased 1.51% or $3.03 during the last trading session, reaching $197.68. Logmein Inc (NASDAQ:LOGM) was raised too. The stock of NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, November 9 by Mizuho. Therefore 90% are positive. Read More »

Selena Gomez Makes Instagram Private After Posting Upset Instagram Story


In screenshots taken from her account, Gomez shared a portion of her recent Billboard cover story overlaid with the text, "Never will I let another human guess my words ever again. The profile itself is a personal look at a pop icon in her mid-20s who endured a painful 2017 that required a kidney transplant. Which is why I'm kind of under the radar, ghosting it a bit'. Read More »

Instagram is cracking down on wildlife selfies


WAP chief executive Steve McIvor said: "We congratulate Instagram on taking this important step towards educating its users about wild animals that are suffering for selfies". Paris Hilton took a photo with a koala a week ago. Offending hashtags include #koalaselfie, #lionselfie, #koalahugs or #tigerpet. Their prevalence has grown 292 per cent on the platforms since 2014, World Animal Protection found - often to the animals' detriment. Read More »

Fitbit's smartwatch finally gets its first update


The Fitbit OS update also comes with faster touch interactions and more convenient options for Fitbit Pay, the company's contactless payment module. Highlights include apps for Uber, Philips Hue, Yelp, and Flipboard. The initial TripAdvisor app for Fitbit's Ionic smartwatch . But alas, for the last few months, many folks have lamented the rather limited functionality of the Fitbit as a result of its limited selection of apps. Read More »

John Cena Is Being Sued By Ford For Reselling His New GT

The GT is, of course, highly desirable, but Ford doesn't want to see owners buy and flip the vehicle to make a profit of it when that money could've been theirs-hence the two-years-of-ownership clause. Despite buyers often putting down millions of pounds to acquire the latest rare supercar, they're "encouraged" by the makers to keep the auto for a "sensible" period of time, and if they don't they probably won't get the chance to buy anything similar again. Read More »

Instagram adds Stories Highlights and Archive


Previously, messages posted to Stories disappeared forever after a day. Instagram has two new features that put more emphasis on its massively popular "Stories", the Snapchat clone that lets you share ephemeral videos with your followers. Read More »

Facebook launches app for young users


Parents are often anxious about what their kids do on social media and whom they are talking to, especially Facebook. Once this is done, the kids can start chatting with the contacts that are approved by their parents. Like Facebook, Messenger Kids has "real people looking at those reports and making the decisions", but sometimes automated systems take over, like to address duplicate content reports and "spam attacks". Read More »

The Division gets update 1.8 and free weekend this week


This free period will be available across all available platforms and accessible to free weekend players. " Resistance ", Update 1.8 is the largest free update thus far for Tom Clancy's The Division and expands the game map with a new area accessible to all players: West Side Pier. Read More »

Nifty holds on to 10100-mark ahead of RBI decision


Meanwhile, foreign portfolio investors offloaded shares worth net Rs333.59 crore, while domestic institutional investors bought shares to the tune of Rs776.18 crore on Monday, as per provisional data. In the broader markets , the S&P BSE mid-cap index closed higher by 0.41 per cent, whereas the small-cap index inched down by 0.03 per cent. Among other Asian markets, Hong Kong's Hang Seng was down 0.39 per cent while Japan's Nikkei shed 0.42 per cent in early session today. Read More »

Voyager 1's thrusters still after 37 years of sleep


The aging spacecraft, first launched in 1977, is the fastest and most well-traveled spacecraft ever launched by NASA. The thrusters had been idle for 37 years, since Voyager 1 flew past Saturn. Lo and behold, on Wednesday, Nov. 29, they learned the TCM thrusters worked perfectly - and just as well as the attitude control thrusters. Now travelling far outside our solar system, and with its primary thrusters on their last legs, NASA made a decision to conduct a test on its long-rested back-up ... Read More »

Mega Man 11 Coming Late 2018 To PS4, Xbox One, Switch & PC


This is the third legacy collection for Mega Man games, following compilations of the NES games in 2015 and then earlier this year. Fans have been asking for a brand new Mega Man game for years now, so this will be welcome news. It'll come out for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC. The most important part is that the gameplay is reminiscent of any Mega Man game, with him platforming, shooting, and earning special power-ups. Read More »

Airtel now offering more data under Rs 349, Rs 549 plans


Apart from this, users will get unlimited local + STD voice calls along with free national roaming and unlimited SMS. The Rs 4999 and Rs 9999 recharge offers validity of 210 days and 390 days. As part of Rs 459 plan, Jio offers unlimited calls (local/STD/roaming to all operators). The daily high-speed data usage limit in this Jio prepaid recharge plan is 2 GBs. Read More »