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Xbox Live Games With Gold For April 2018


First up on Xbox One is The Witness , the acclaimed puzzle game from developer Thekla and director Jonathan Blow, who's best known for Braid . From Braid creator Jonathan Blow, The Witness has players solving hundreds of puzzles on a lovely yet mysterious island, with no memory of who they are or how they got there. Read More »

Attorney Who Pleaded Guilty in Special Counsel Probe Asks for Leniency


The Washington Post reported that while the court filing does not identify " Person A ", its description matches that of Konstantin Kilimnik, the Russian manager of former Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort's Kiev lobbying office. "(H) is world has collapsed as a result of his decision to lie to law enforcement", the court filing from the Dutch lawyer begins. Van der Zwaan-the son-in-law of Russian oligarch German Khan, who is suing BuzzFeed News over its publication of the ... Read More »

OnePlus 6 leak reveals redesigned rear, headphone jack remains


When Apple built upon Essential's notch with its iPhone, the company introduced more screen real-estate, but this impeded on photos and videos. How big a notch is always depends on your choices as a company. When pressed by The Verge to make a statement about whether or not OnePlus would have adopted a notch design if the iPhone X hadn't popularized it, he says, "maybe not as fast". Read More »

Mercedes-AMG C63 debuts in NY


It's going to be a crowded stage. It's easy to forget the C63's significance, too, as perhaps the first AMG model to show Affalterbach could really do hot rods that handled. This is all sent to the rear wheels via a new electronically-controlled limited-slip differential, standard for all C 63 models. Other new features for the AMG-tuned G-Class include a speed-sensitive steering rack and five on-road and three off-road driving modes. Read More »

Audi RS5 Sportback revealed


But we're not after looks with this hardcore model, we're after performance - the coupe's 2.9-liter turbocharged V6 is also here and brings to the table 444 horsepower (331 kilowatts) and 443 pound-feet (600 Newton-meters) of torque, linked to the ubiquitous quattro all-wheel drive through an eight-speed Tiptronic automatic transmission. Read More »

Sony Cuts $100 Off PlayStation VR


With several really quite good VR games in the time since then, including Resident Evil 7, Doom VFR , Moss and The Impatient to name just a few, gamers might have been holding off for the PSVR to drop in price before investing. It seems that Sony has indeed filled a niche by launching a console-based VR headset that isn't as expensive as its PC-based competitors. In the U.S., there's a wider variety of bundles discounted. Read More »

New Toyota RAV4 revealed

We've seen it live from the New York Auto Show and in our nifty side by side comparison, and now it's time to check out the next-generation RAV4 in action courtesy of promo footage. Of course, the Limited receives more than just flashy alloys and shiny bits. There's also a new 11-speaker JBL audio system. Powering the 2019 Toyota RAV4 is a 2.5-liter four-cylinder petrol engine which is offered with both the standard and hybrid version. Read More »

China pushes back, threatens new tariffs on pork and other goods


The EU representative dismissed USA assertions that the steps were needed to protect national security, saying Washington was just trying to support its industry, a Geneva trade official said. USA officials also allege China has hacked US networks and conducted industrial espionage to steal intellectual property. China appears to be breaking WTO rules by denying foreign patent holders, including USA companies, basic patent rights to stop a Chinese entity from using the technology after a ... Read More »

Cybercrime gang leader who caused ATMs to spit cash is arrested


Derived from a precursor program called Anunak , a malware known as Carbanak became the gang's primary weapon from 2014-2016, hence their team's moniker. The group then evolved once again to conduct customized malware campaigns using the Cobalt Strike penetration tool. "This is the first time that the EBF has actively cooperated with Europol on a specific investigation", said Wim Mijs, CEO of the European Banking Federation . Read More »

Google snaps up Tenor for better animated GIF search


The company has already been evolving Google Images by adding the ability to view captions on search results, helping to provide better visual discovery and more context in the results. Google plans to integrate Tenor in to Google images as well as other services including Gboard to help its users to find GIFs more easily and effectively. Read More »

Launch of NASA's ambitious Webb space telescope delayed until 2020


Its 2.4m-wide mirror can not quite collect enough photons, and its instruments are not sensitive in just the right portion of the electromagnetic spectrum, for the veteran telescope to probe the era of first star formation. Various small issues have arisen during testing and a Government Accountability Office report, like a cabling mishap that created a tear in the vast folding sun shield. Read More »

Stocks Luring Investors with Juicy Performance Figures: Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)


About 1.15M shares traded. Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN ) has risen 37.41% since March 27, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.08% the S&P500. $18.94M worth of Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH) shares were sold by NORWITT RICHARD ADAM. Buffington Mohr Mcneal, which manages about $309.71 million and $257.21 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Vwr Corp Com by 18,735 shares to 58,045 shares, valued at $1.92 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. Read More »

House Committee Leaders Ask Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg to Testify at Hearing


The word on the Street is that Facebook is big trouble following the revelation last weekend that Cambridge Analytica had accessed (and retained) personal information on fifty million of its users. Zuckerberg to determine a date and time in the near future for a hearing before this committee". "But as far as data security is concerned, there shall be no compromise", Prasad said this at the ET Telecom India Mobile Conclave. Read More »

Apple unveils cheap new iPad with Apple Pencil support


So, what exactly Apple will launch today? There's just a few hours to go until Apple's first big event of the year and it seems new iPads could be the big news of the day. According to research firm Futuresource , Google's Chromebooks now occupy 60 per cent of all devices in the classroom. An option to watch the stream has also popped up on the Apple Events app for Apple TV, with the company noting that it will be available "after it concludes". Read More »

Apple iPhone SE 2, Don't Expect it on 27th March

Nevertheless, the report suggests that the iPhone SE 2 will be exclusively manufactured and assembled in India. While another report had revealed that the iPhone SE 2 may go official during Apple's education event. This less expensive iPhone, which sports a notch, sounds similar to the iPhone SE 2 pictured in the recent "hands-on" footage. The iPhone SE 2 could debut at Apple's WWDC conference in June this year. Read More »

Jaguar's first all-electric auto goes driverless in tie-up with Waymo


Waymo stated that the new self-driving I-PACE will start testing in its fleet later this year, and will soon be playing a vital full-time role in Waymo's driverless transportation service. Earlier this year, it announced it was also ordering thousands of Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivans for its fleet. Testing begins this year, and if all goes to plan the I-Paces will carry paying customers in 2020. Read More »

Huawei announces world's first triple-camera P20 Pro smartphone


On the rear, the Huawei P20 Pro sports a 40MP RGB primary sensor, an 8MP telephoto sensor, and a 20MP monochrome sensor. Key differences include the screen, which is bigger on the Pro and uses OLED rather than LCD, the RAM , which you get 50% more of with the P20 Pro , the camera, which has an extra lens and additional features on the Pro, and the battery , which is bigger in the Pro. Read More »

Apple March 27 Event: What to expect?


Look for Apple to discuss its new features, including an improved battery health indicator , and let us know when the free update makes its way to iPhones and iPads. Using it, and the Classroom app students will be able to learn simultaneously on multiple iPads and teachers will be able to monitor their progress. If true, that might open the market for the Apple Pencil in the education sector. Read More »

Twitter bans crytocurrency ads on fraud fears


The new policies on cryptocurrency ads that have recently been adopted by major social media platforms have caused the value of the digital asset to decline rapidly. Bitcoin fell roughly 7 percent Monday to below $8,000 following weeks of regulatory uncertainty and advertising crackdowns by tech companies. Ripple has dropped more than 38 percent since the start of the year. Read More »

Renshaw added to Australia squad for final South Africa Test


According to cricket.com.au, CA Head of Integrity Iain Roy was given the responsibility of carrying out the investigation at the team hotel. "People dream about winning a Shield their whole cricket careers and managing to do it at 21 and obviously what's coming (in South Africa), I can look forward to that, but I've got to enjoy a thing that not many people manage to do". Read More »

Russian mall fire kills 64

According to the Kommersant newspaper, nearly 300 firefighters and more than 60 firetrucks arrived to battle the blaze. Four people were detained for questioning over the fire , including the owner of the mall and the head of the company that manages the complex. Read More »

Google's Mobile-First Search Indexing has Rolled Out to More Sites


Moreover, it will still prefer mobile versions of sites over Google's fast-loading AMP pages in indexing. Google will begin switching over sites that are now following mobile first best practices. Being indexed this way has no ranking advantage and operates independently from our mobile-friendly assessment. I know RankRanger thought the rollout was over a week ago, but that doesn't seem right. Read More »

Could we see a Volkswagen pickup truck in NY?


The new truck would be a unibody construction and based on the MQB platform used by the 7-seat version of the Atlas SUV. No German brand offers a pickup in the USA and Mercedes-Benz has decided for now not to sell a production version of the midsize X-Class in the US because of cost and image concerns, among other reasons. Read More »

Elon Musk's Boring Company to sell 'life size' Legos


Users can lock the blocks together to create their own structures just like LEGO blocks. The tunnel itself will be 30 ft. deep "in order to ensure that construction is imperceptible at the surface", The Boring Company said. What I really want to know is whether the bricks will have the Boring Company Logo etched in, or will we have to use a sticker and try really, really hard not mess it up? According to Time , the company has generated $3.5 million in sales revenue from the flamethrower. Read More »