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KGI analyst expects three iPhones next year, two with OLED

It joins a growing list of niggles for Apple's newest high-end handset. First, it's interesting Apple is once again planning to increase the iPhone screen size. By this time next year, the supply chain should have plenty of experience in producing the iPhone X. Users also told that the green line wasn't present on the device right from the beginning but it had developed after using iPhone X for some days. Read More »

'Send nudes': Facebook builds database to stop revenge porn

Facebook said once the user sends the image via Messenger , it will use technology to create a digital fingerprint or link to the picture. Facebook Global Head of Safety Antigone Davis has clarified some things about how Facebook's test pilot to combat revenge porn in Australia works. Read More »

Facebook Wants Your Nude Pics Now To Stop Revenge Porn Later


The way it works is simple: You send yourself the image using Messenger , then Facebook converts it into an identifiable code, which it uses to block attempts to upload the same picture to any of its services. "My specialty is digital forensics and I literally recover deleted images from computer systems all day - off disk and out of system memory". In the new system, Facebook says, users upload the photos themselves as a preventive measure. Read More »

World of Tanks Enhancements Roll Out For Xbox One X


A thread on gaming forum ResetEra compiled numerous posts from gamers claiming that their Xbox One X's had "bricked" or refused to turn on. You can still order the $500 console through GameStop's website , though in-store availability may vary. Read More »

Study shows sheep can recognize celebrity faces


On one side would be an unknown person and on the other would be one of four celebrities. The group of celebrities the sheep were trained to recognise included actors Emma Watson and Jake Gyllenhaal , BBC newsreader Fiona Bruce and Mr Obama. Read More »

Uber signs deal with NASA to develop flying taxis by 2020


Uber has also previously toyed with using helicopters in Cape Town in what was more a marketing stunt than feasible city transport solution, but the aircraft Uber intends to use will fly at low altitudes running on electric motors. In 2019, the recommendations developed by NASA and its partners will be shared with the Federal Aviation Administration , which will determine how they should be integrated into existing air traffic systems. Read More »

Blizzard Announces New Healer and Map for Overwatch, Premier Next Animated Short


Biotic Orb - Moira launches a rebounding biotic sphere; she can choose between a regeneration effect that heals the allies it passes through, or a decay effect that deals damage to enemies. Overwatch director Jeff Kaplan outright joked her name should be spelled "OPAF". Her right hand fires a long-range beam weapon that saps enemies' health, healing Moira and replenishing her biotic energy. Read More »

Apple reports its Q4 earnings


Mr Cook has described the iPhone X as the future of the smartphone, packed with technology including facial recognition, cordless charging and an edge-to-edge screen made of organic light-emitting diodes used in high-end televisions. "People are really anticipating this phone because it's the 10th anniversary version and it has more changes and modifications", said Gary Yiu, manager of the iGeneration smartphone shop at one Hong Kong mall. Read More »

Sony brings back Aibo, teaches old dog new tricks


Aibo has the ability to roll its eyes to display emotions. According to a statement made by Sony: "Aibo can form an emotional bond with new members of the household while providing them with love, affection and the joy of nurturing and raising a companion". Read More »

IPhone X sold out in just a few minutes


The 5.8in iPhone X will cost £999 (64GB) and £1149 (256GB). How does the iPhone X price break down if you get less storage? Apple has confirmed that stores will have the new phone in stock on November 3 and the company is encouraging customers to arrive early. Read More »

Twitter slightly beats on earnings, grows daily users by 14%


On Thursday morning, Twitter released its quarterly earnings in a letter to shareholders . Twitter has never had a profitable quarter based on generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), but it said yesterday, "we will probably be GAAP profitable" in the fourth quarter, if it reaches the high end of its own estimates. Read More »

These original Xbox games are now playable on Xbox One


To be precise, Penello confirmed on Twitter that Xbox 360 games will run at 2160p resolution. Preserving the art form of video games is part of our DNA, which is why Xbox One is the only console created to play the best games of the past, present and future. Read More »

Destiny 2 to go down for 4 hours from 5pm


Destiny 2 is out on PC on October 24. The current Nightfall strike has also had problems, and last night the whole of Destiny 2 was taken offline to fix a problem with disappearing raid keys. In the same vein, Bungie will be speaking about more of Destiny 2's future this weekend at TwitchCon in Long Beach, California. While the original intention of developer Bungie was to have raid keys removed from players' inventories at each weekly reset, keeping raid progress and rewards ... Read More »

England U17 0-0 Japan U17 (5-3 pens)


Hudson-Odoi had big boots to fill on the left flank, replacing Jadon Sancho - the Chelsea player started slow but his shimmying runs in the second half and unsafe, low crosses which the Japanese defence often failed to read suggested England might miss Hudson-Odoi's link-up play with Sancho for the rest of the tournament, but the 17-year-old has them covered when it comes to skillful, pacy playmaking on the left wing. Read More »