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YouTube Will 'Frustrate' Some Users With Ads So They Pay for Music

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YouTubers like asapSCIENCE , an award-winning science channel with more than 7 million subscribers, and Smarter Every Day , another science channel with more than 5.5 million subscribers, are a couple of creators whom YouTube is planning to work with, according to a company representative. Read More »

HTC Vive Focus to Launch Internationally Later This Year

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Have you tried out any of the Vive VR headsets? The Vive Focus VR headset is powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 chipset and uses HTC's Vive Wave VR open platform. With the ability to move left, right, up, down, and backward, you're able to move around without worrying about bumping into walls or furniture. To support the tournament platform, IGT published a Software Development Kit (SDK), which game designers can leverage to develop VR content for the Virtual Zone. Read More »

Markets consolidate gains, Sensex reclaims 33k-mark

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At the close, the benchmark 30-share index, BSE Sensex gained 73.64 or 0.22% at 32,996.76 with 17 components posting rise. Nifty too, went past the psychological mark of 10,100, gaining 0.30 per cent. HDFC Bank finished 1.1 percent higher. Broader markets too were in better shape, with the BSE small-cap index gaining 0.31 per cent and mid-cap spurting 0.22 per cent. Read More »

What is the Facebook data scandal?

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This weekend, The Guardian revealed that Cambridge Analytics had bought data from 50 million Facebook users that was obtained without their permission. Kogan says he doesn't believe he broke Facebook policy. The Senate Intelligence Committee, which is conducting a long-term investigation of alleged Russian interference in United States politics and a detailed examination of USA election security precautions, would carry out its own inquiry of Cambridge Analytica , a Congressional ... Read More »

BJP ready to do anything for power: Rahul Gandhi

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Modiji, start providing employment to youths and right price to farmers. Noting that five major banks originated in Udupi district, Rahul said the Congress party's idea behind that was to take banks to the people, and blamed the Modi government for mounting Non-Performing Assets (NPAs) in public sector banks. Read More »

Instagram Is Reportedly Rolling Out a Reposting Feature for Stories

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Before Instagram Shopping, many e-commerce outlets utilised the "link in bio" technique to drive users to their site. According to Tech Crunch , users can stop people from being able to "quote story" their posts. And if they choose not to move forward with the purchase, users can easily get back to their feed to gaze at their friend's photos. 'As we roll out further, we'll explore product recommendations, ways products are showcased to shoppers, global expansion and the ability to save ... Read More »

DHS, FBI Analysis Uncovers Evidence Russia Is Hacking Power Grid

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Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said Moscow will prepare a response to the sanctions, but did not provide additional details. The Trump administration has issued its toughest sanctions yet against Russian Federation for a host of actions, including election meddling and an attempt to interfere with the nation's energy grid. Read More »

Atari unveils its retro-inspired Atari VCS gaming console

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Prior to this announcement, when the company was still teasing this new system previous year as the " Ataribox ", there was quite a bit of confusion regarding what this system would actually entail. And the VCS part really screams '70s and '80s gaming! It is a completely new Atari connected device designed for today's living room. The pre-order date will be announced this April, but, outside of the fairly generic statement, new name, controllers, and promises to change the way we ... Read More »

Huawei P20 Pro has 40MP, 20MP, 8MP rear cameras

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The nova 3e runs on the familiar in-house Kirin 659 chipset with an octa-core A53 processor, Mali-T830 MP3 GPU, and 4GB of RAM. While all three phones are expected to sport a notch, the P20 Pro will likely steal the show with a triple rear camera setup. Read More »

Xiaomi Stocks Over 4 Lakh Redmi 5 Units For Sale Tomorrow

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SBI credit card owners can avail a 5 per cent instant discount on the selling price . Xiaomi will have over 4 lakh Redmi 5 phones on stock in today's sale, the company confirmed via Twitter on Monday. According to reports, this Chinese smartphone manufacturer has also partnered with Reliance Jio to offer instant cash back of Rs 2,200 along with 100GB of additional data. Read More »

This is what the OnePlus 6 could look like

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Featuring a glass back and a metal frame and rear-positioned fingerprint scanners, Oppo's new phones both have notched 6.28-inch OLED displays with a 1:2.1 screen ratio and a resolution of 1,080 x 2,280 pixels. Apart from this, the specifications is same as the Oppo R15 . The OPPO R15 also houses the same 6.28-inch FHD+ 19:9 screen that is available on the OPPO R15 Dream Mirror. Read More »

Google Play Instant will let you try a game without installing it

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When you try Final Fantasy XV: A New Empire , all you can do is regularly tap on some kind of blue monster and get some gold until the game informs you how much gold you received. The main advantage of these Instant games, though, is that users can try the game without having to install anything. Google Play Instant is now officially up and running, with six featured games that you can try out from right within the Play Store without having to commit to a download. Read More »

Vive Pro to retail for $799, standard Vive gets $100 price drop

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And with the reveal of the Vive Pro headset price, HTC revealed it will scrape a further £100 off the original headset taking it down to £499, which is pretty reasonable for one of the more premium VR headsets available. The biggest improvement the VIVE Pro offers comes in the form of its 2x OLED display. The preorders will begin today on Vive.com and Amazon .com. The unit is available for pre-order and it will release on April 5. Read More »

2 weeks before death, Stephen Hawking predicted that world would end

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His death is a big loss to science as he is irreplaceable for his contribution to science. Such evidence might have put Hawking in line for the Nobel Prize if it had been found while he was still alive. But the same theory also predicted a multiverse, meaning the Big Bang was not alone but accompanied by a number of other Big Bangs, thus creating separate universes. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 starts getting Android 8.0 Oreo update

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Well, it now appears as if Galaxy Note 8 users don't have to wait long for the update as Samsung has started rolling it out now. It brings the latest Samsung Experience 9 .0 and also the latest March 2018 Android security update. This phone is priced at Rs 67,900 in India. However, according to a teardown by TechInsights , the build cost of this year's Galaxy S9 + is $379 which is $36 more than how much it costed Samsung last year to build the S8+. Read More »

Drake and Ninja's 'Fortnite' battle sets a new Twitch record

Now that Drake himself has done it, other celebrities who play video games might soon follow, and with the enormous popularity of " Fortnite: Battle Royale ", it is only a matter of time before more stars jump in on the action. DisRespect. Drake tipped fans off to his participation via his Twitter account. It was not long before the duo were joined by Megaupload founder Dotcom, rapper Travis Scott and Pittsburgh Steelers' player JuJu Smith-Schuster. Read More »

How to Change Build Material — Fortnite Mobile

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Some Fortnite mobile players, including one of us here at GameSpot, has received an email informing them that friend invites are now available. The Fortnite download is now live. You can see some of that in action in the embedded trailer above. Epic detailed the mobile version of the game in a short blog post today. However, these items are cosmetic only and do not affect the game in any way, so players do not have to participate in purchasing these items if they do not want to. Read More »

NASA's Kepler Space Telescope May Devastate as Running out Of Fuel

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Nasa was able to recommission the Kepler probe by using pressure from the Sun's rays to "maintain its gaze", the website says. As per the official records of 2013, the Kepler's primary mission came to an end when a second reaction wheel broke making it unable to embrace its original view point. Read More »

PUBG hits 5 million players on Xbox One

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In the infographic above, you can see some more figures that have accumulated in PUBG since the game launched in December 2017 for Xbox One, including over 950,000 frying pan kills, nearly 5 million chicken dinners, and strangely, more than 41 million humiliating deaths in the fatal blue zone. Read More »

Putin Announces Russian Mars Mission for 2019

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Russian President Vladimir Putin has unveiled Russia's plan to launch a series of missions to Mars . In addition to this, he has also mentioned that they are very close to the Mars mission and will possibly launch it 2019 i.e next year. Read More »

Astronaut's DNA no longer matches his twin, NASA study finds

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They didn't just test his genes - Kelly appears to be no less intelligent relative to his brother after a year in space, though he is physically a bit slower and less accurate, possibly because he had to readjust to Earth's gravity. First, there was a significant increase in average length while he was in space, and then there was a decrease in length within about 48 hours of his landing on Earth that stabilized to almost preflight levels. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9

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With the plan of Rs 2799 per month for 24 months, the rest of the amount paid for the Galaxy S9 + is Rs 67,176 over the entire period. However, at the time of writing this article, only the 4GB RAM with 64GB internal storage variant of Galaxy S9 in Midnight Black and Coral Blue was available on Flipkart, you may get hold of the device on offline stores, or other online channels. Read More »