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Developing Fortnite: Battle Royale prompted engine-wide Unreal improvements

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Fortnite has added more content to its Battle Royale mode . Expanding on that, Mooney says "we're exploring every measure to ensure these cheaters are removed and stay removed from Fornite Battle Royale and the Epic ecosystem". However, Mooney does mention "cheat providers" so that probably means players intentionally going out and using specific programs to cheat in things like aiming or infinite of certain supplies. Read More »

Unboxing Lenovo's ThinkPad Anniversary Edition 25

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Lenovo has introduced the ThinkPad anniversary Edition laptop to celebrate the occasion of its 25th Anniversary of the ThinkPad line-up. The original ThinkPad, designed by Richard Sapper and engineered in Japan, was inspired by the traditional Japanese bento box, and Lenovo has taken some of these classic elements and fused them with modern hardware. Read More »

Destiny 2 Xur Items and Location for October 6

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Go up the road and look for green rocks on the left, go into that area and look up - you'll see Xur on an outcrop overhead. This week Destiny 2's mysterious merchant has pitched up on Earth, close to the Winding Cove . Foetracer is back this week, having just been sold a couple of weeks ago. The armor pieces and weapon on sale for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One players include a killer Pulse Rifle along with helmets for all three classes. Read More »

Sensex Surges Over 200 Points, Nifty Firm Above 9950

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At 10.30 AM: Sensex zoomed over 187 points or 0.59% at 31,779.76 while the wider Nifty was up by over 68 points or 0.69% at 9,956.85. The benchmark 30-share BSE Sensex rose by 222 points or 0.70 percent to 31,814 while the 50-share Nifty index finished up as much as 91 points or 0.92 percent at 9,980. Read More »

AOL Instant Messenger is shutting down on December 15th

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It thanked it's "buddies" in a tweet for helping to make chat history. If you were a '90s kid, chances are there was a point in time when AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) was a huge part of your life. But for those who were frequent users of AIM in the late 1990s and through the turn of the century, AIM's death was met with sadness, and in some cases, disbelief that it was still in service. Read More »

Apple gave Uber 'iPhone backdoor' allowing covert screens & data access

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The functionality is an exclusive permission from Apple and was granted to Uber to help them launch their Apple Watch app. Uber was one of the stars of Apple's keynote on the Apple Watch in March 2015. "Essentially it gives you full control over the framebuffer, which contains the colors of each pixel of your screen", security researcher Luca Todesco told tech news website Gizmodo . Read More »

Toyota GR HV concept planned for Tokyo, previews new Supra?

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The concept has a front-engine, rear-drive layout with the hybrid battery placed centrally to help front-rear balance and lower the car's centre of gravity. The wheelbase measures 2,750-mm, but the cabin has been created to accommodate just four passengers - we don't see any reason why it couldn't become a five-seater if it entered production, however. Read More »

Microsoft Edge Web Browser is Coming to iOS and Android

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The preview , for Android and iOS, is limited to US English for now, but the company says it'll expand language options later in the programme. Some of Edge's other features, including tablet support and password roaming, will also be added later down the line. Read More »

BlackBerry's water-resistant Motion revealed in leak

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This leak came from famous leakster Evan Blass who also stated about the change in the name of the device. In addition to that, Blackberry will also include all of their security features that we have seen in the previous phone, mainly the KEYone . Read More »

Alexa Calling now reaches US, Canada and Mexico numbers

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Google Assistant - Alexa's stiff virtual assistant competition - also is going to be embedded in many home and entertainment devices , based on a number of recent reports, including Nvidia's Shield TV , home appliances from LG, smart speakers like the Zolo Mojo from Ankerm and the new QC 35 II headphones from Bose. Read More »

Amazon Echo can now call landlines and mobile phones for free

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The Echo Connect isn't an Echo in the traditional sense - it's more of an add-on to the Echo series. The reason behind this is Google already has Google Wi-Fi units, Google Home smart speakers, and Chromecasts. What the Echo Connect does do is plug straight into your landline and allow you to make calls from any of the Echo speakers in your house. Amazon has introduced an extended calling feature to its Echo devices, allowing owners to make calls to non-Echo users. Read More »

Google reveals exceptional gadgets at its event

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Google did not confirm or deny any features from the Pixel 2/2 XL in their official stream, but some new details are starting to trickle in. The tech giant also introduced the Google Home Mini - a smaller version of its Google Home smart speaker and its answer to Amazon's Echo Dot - and, in the complete opposite direction, the Google Home Max . Read More »

Remove disparities in GST: CAIT tells GST Council

The key elements include the option for quarterly filing of returns for small businesses, the suspension of the "reverse charge" tax compliance mechanism for MSMEs till March, refund of taxes to exporters through an e-wallet and exemption from any retrospective enquiry into the previous value-added tax (VAT) regime tax matters, this person added. Read More »

Samsung Comes To VR World with their Out of this World Odyssey

You can preorder HMD Odyssey and you'll get one, with shipping starting on November 6. Microsoft has started working with SteamVR; the virtual reality social platform AltspaceVR is also joining the Microsoft team. The release for the Fall Creators Update for Windows 10 is getting closer and closer and promises to come with a lot of interesting features, such as Windows Mixed Reality . Read More »

Firearm Accessory Used in Las Vegas Massacre Renews Questions About Gun Control

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Thursday's statement by the NRA is not so much an endorsement of bump fire stock regulations as it is the use of a hot-button issue to make a point about another issue that is more dear to the NRA's membership and mission. A bump stock is a firearm accessory used to accelerate gunfire, essentially turning a semi-automatic weapon into an automatic. "We'd like to be a part of that conversation", she said. Read More »

Rice Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:RMP) Valuation According To Analysts

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Traders are a little more bearish on shares of the company of late considering the rise in short interest. Traders might be following the technicals on shares of Rice Midstream Partners LP ( RMP ). At present, 3 analysts recommended Holding these shares while 0 recommended sell, according to FactSet data. (NASDAQ:ADSK) or 6,638 shares. The ratio is calculated by dividing the market price per share by book value per share. Read More »

Turn10 addresses Forza Motorsport 7 VIP feedback

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Due to this change, now you can not simply earn enough credits to purchase the auto that you want. But while the wording was clarified-it now explicitly states that the upgrade includes "five 100% CR bonus Mod cards (five uses each per card)" the package itself, which was the real problem, remained unchanged. Read More »

Google Home Introduces Multi-user Functions With Voice Match

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Including, at long last, the ability to change Assistant to use a male voice. Virtual assistants are the new big thing in the smartphone business, with every OEM nowadays pushing its take on it and it is now becoming a crowded market already, with Google's assistant and Apple's Siri being at the top of the pyramid. Read More »

Las Vegas gunman fired for 9 to 11 minutes, police say

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They also obtained a warrant to search a second house connected to Paddock in Reno, Nevada. The guard was "very heroic" and provided police with information about the shooter's location, McMahill said. "The author of the attack of Las Vegas is a soldier of the islamic State", said Qama, the propaganda organ of the ARS in a message in Arabic, without more of precision. Read More »

Mitsubishi Shows More of its New Evolution Concept

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Mitsubishi has also included what it is calling "Artificial Intelligence augmentation of the driver and vehicle performance". Mitsubishi said the concept, which it describes as a flagship model, uses augmented reality technology to seamlessly pass information to the driver while on the move. Read More »

You can now get Alexa on your existing Sonos speakers

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Amazon doesn't divulge sales figures for their Echo products. One year of Amazon Prime subscription will be included with any of the Echo speakers you buy and an additional 30 percent discount will be offered at the time of checkout. Read More »

Vegas shooting victim escapes unharmed when iPhone blocks bullet

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The iPhone with the bullet damage was captured in a photo from Scott Nish. The cab driver told KLAS the woman showed him the iPhone when he picked her up from the scene that night. At least 58 people died after the gunman opened fire at a country music festival in Las Vegas , shooting at people attending the outdoor country rock concert from the window of his 32nd floor hotel room. Read More »

Infotainment Systems Growing Complex, Putting Drivers Lives At Risk

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Researchers had two dozen volunteers test-drive 30 different vehicles on a residential road and the study found drivers were visually distracted for more than 40 seconds when programming the navigation system or sending a text message. Drivers taking their eyes off the road for just two seconds doubles their chances of a crash, AAA said. However, the Chevrolet Equinox, Hyundai Santa Fe, Lincoln MKC, Ford F250 XLT and Toyota's Camry, Corolla and Sienna require only "moderate" driver demand. Read More »

Google Assistant gets a male voice option

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It also applies the setting to all your devices connected to the same Google account. The language of smart home devices and streaming services. For example, you will be able to ask your Google Home "who's at the front door" and it will connect with a previously paired Nest camera located at the said front door, displaying a live stream of it on a connected TV. Read More »