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Battle for Azeroth Expansion To Release This Summer


Pre-purchasing Battle for Azeroth will also give you a level 110 character boost instantly so you can start recruiting the Allied Races, as well as prepare for the upcoming expansion. World of Warcraft: Charge into battle astride the Seabraid Stallion ( Alliance ) and Gilded Ravasaur ( Horde ) mounts, and explore new frontiers with Tottle, the baby Tortollan pet, at your side. Read More »

Microsoft releases update to disable Intel's faulty Spectre patch


For the full list of devices, see Intel's microcode revision guidance . Microsoft has now stepped in to play ringmaster and has issued an update for Windows 7, 8.1 and 10 that temporarily disable the fixes. While Intel Corp has confirmed two security flaws - "Meltdown and "Spectre" - in its chips that were vulnerable to hacking the company's CEO Brian Krzanich has allayed fears of any data breach". Read More »

Celestial spectacle: 'Super blue blood' moon to end January

As light is scattered away and refracted by our atmosphere during the lunar eclipse, most of the colors are filtered out, leaving us with a reddish " blood moon ". But it won't be the only type of moon visible that morning. "But on that date the moon was near apogee, its most distant point from Earth", it said. Read More »

Padmaavat violence: 18 arrested for pelting stones on school bus in Gurugram


The Congress on Wednesday demanded the resignation of Haryana's BJP government after violence in Gurugram earlier in the day by a mob protesting against the release of " Padmaavat ". He, however, clarified that no order has been passed to close schools, colleges, bars. "The situation is peaceful and schools, colleges and offices will open normally on Thursday", Deputy Commissioner Vinay Pratap Singh said in a statement. Read More »

Jio slashes JioPhone plan to Rs 49 from Rs 153


Indian telecom operator Reliance Jio has announced a new Rs. 49 plan that offers free voice calls and unlimited data for 28 days. The new tariff plan will be available for all JioPhone users from Friday. With the Rs 399 plan, Jio users get 1GB daily data, with a validity of 84 days. Similarly, 1.5GB per day plans are priced at Rs. 198, Rs. 398, Rs. Read More »

Previewed: Apple's iOS 11.3's Animoji, battery service features


Apple's iOS 11 .3 is in preview with ARKit updates , a new Business Chat feature, new Animoji , and more. Now iPhone X users who install the new update can access a dragon, bear, skeleton and lion Animojis. All the data provided through the tool will be encrypted and passcode-protected, Apple said . iOS 11.3 adds new features to show battery health and recommend if a battery needs to be serviced. Read More »

Switch Sees Positive Growth at GDC 2018

In terms of the preference of the developers, Switch placed in the third place with 36%, below PC with 59% and PS4 with 39%. In fact, the survey shows that games released on Switch tend to sell at least as well, if not better, than on other platforms. Read More »

The Apple HomePod is available to pre-order this Friday


You can take advantage of this deal starting Friday. In Canada, Sonos One is set to support Alexa in "early 2018", while the speaker is priced locally for $249 CAD . What Apple really want and their main marketing thrust, is to get you playing Apple Music on your HomePod device - they want to stem the flow of users subscribing to Spotify. Read More »

Egypt arrests former army chief who made presidential bid


These breaches, the army asserted, had included a failure to obtain the military's consent before announcing his presidential bid; "inciting" the public against Egypt's armed forces; and "falsifying official documents". Supporters say Sisi has brought more security since 2013, although the country faces a stubborn Islamic State insurgency in the North Sinai region. Read More »

US Investigators to Probe Crash Between Tesla Vehicle, Fire Truck


The tweet said that it was wonderful that there were no injuries found. And when confronted by cops the driver simply told them that his vehicle was on autopilot, so there's no need for them to worry that he was drunk driving. In that case, the Autopilot system, which has since been updated, apparently did not recognize the white truck trailer against the bright sky. Investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the accident, which took place on ... Read More »

Android 8.1 Oreo lets you determine quality of your Wi-Fi speed


Google's own phones, such as the Pixel, Pixel 2, Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X, support Android Oreo . A Fast connection will give you enough stability to stream video contents in Full HD though. This speed will change as per the strength of the signal and this is how it will work. Users who do not wish to see these label notifications can turn them off from the "Settings" app under Network and Internet . Read More »

Ferrari Is Planning to Bring an Electric Supercar to Market


While we're still a few years away from the release of Ferrari's battery-powered offering, the company intends to build a supercar - a luxury electric sports vehicle that will appeal directly to wealthy millionaires who are also conscious about their impact on the environment. Read More »

Triple treat: Supermoon, blue moon and lunar eclipse coming next week


To the uninitiated, the term " blue moon " has nothing to do with the color of the celestial body. You'll only have three minutes to take in the total lunar eclipse , with it ending at 6.07pm. "Folks in the eastern United States, where the eclipse will be partial, will have to get up in the morning to see it". The eclipse will begin at 4:51 a.m and by 6:15 a.m. Read More »

Korea to send 22 athletes to Pyeongchang Olympics


The delegation crossed the land border via the Gyeongui Line for a two-day trip, becoming the first North Koreans to travel to the South since the launch of the Moon Jae-in administration in May past year. The current mood of reconciliation between the Koreas flared after Kim abruptly expressed his willingness to improve ties and send a delegation to the Olympics during his annual New Year's address. Read More »

US Military's New Missile-Warning Satellite Set For Launch Today


ULA expects a 90 percent chance of favorable weather conditions for Friday's launch. The SBIRS satellites will collect data and relay it to an Air Force command center where it will be used to issue missile warnings and inform decisions related to missile defense systems, as well as improve battle space awareness and technical intelligence. Read More »

Theresa May's deputy says Britain may rejoin the EU


Mr Coveney said it was necessary for the Government to have a good relationship with the DUP. Juncker told MPs that "we are not throwing the British out". Focusing primarily on Brexit, Varadkar said that most of the citizens of Northern Ireland are expected to retain their European Union citizenship status, as dual Irish-British citizens under the Good Friday Agreement. Read More »

The US Government Withholds $65 million In Financial Aid to Palestine


The US on Tuesday said it would withhold about half the initial aid it planned to give a United Nations agency that serves the Palestinians, two weeks after President Donald Trump questioned the value of such funding. The fate of Palestinian refugees have always been considered a final status issue to be determined in a negotiations process. The United States, far and away the largest donor to UNRWA, pledged $355 million toward agency operations in 2016. Read More »

Samsung Pay has now over 3 Million users in India


Expect the same high-resolution 5.8-inch display, the same internal storage options (64GB), the same memory (4GB of RAM), the same special earbuds , and the same water-resistant build. Samsung is also known to include expandable storage on its devices, also expected for the S9. According to the United States network carrier T-Mobile, it has been revealed that the Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime and the Galaxy Tab E 8.0 may soon get the Android 8.0 Oreo update. Read More »

Nintendo Labo Costs £60 And Upwards In The UK


Not the most clarifying statement, but it is commendable to see the company position the imaginative add-on to the wildly successful Nintendo Switch as a family-oriented, collective experience. The most impressive aspect of the cardboard toys is its likeness to its real-life counter part. One of these examples is a piano contraption that the console and controllers are to slide right into. Read More »

Xiaomi acknowledges WhatsApp Obsolete bug


However, Xiaomi has finally chimed in on this issue and has revealed the reason for this " obsolete " error. The bug, which left the app totally unusable, flashed a message which said "This version of WhatsApp has become Obsolete on 13-Jan-2018". Read More »