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Free Final Fantasy XV Update Adds Exo-Suits, Chocobo Carnival Returns

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Magitek Armor, new quests, and more. This includes the new Magitek Armour, which was delayed due to concerns on how similar it looked to the Power Rangers movie suits. Overwriting save data from the old version with save data of this version, it can no longer be used in the old version. The beta for the planned multiplayer mode is planned to be held on August 3 to August 8. Read More »

Turnaround Strategy Is Working: Sony Nearly Quadruples Profit

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With Sony releasing what appears to be a strong Q1 , it'll be interesting to see if they make a more aggressive price push on their now ubiquitous PlayStation 4 console as we near the holiday season. For the full year ending March, Sony maintained the group's operating profit forecast of 500 billion yen. Sales were up 15.2 percent to 1.86 trillion yen. Read More »

Gujarat Congress party huddles over alarming exodus of MLAs to BJP

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Parmar told reporters he was "fed up with factionalism" in the Congress which had prevented the growth of the party in Gujarat. Among these MLAs, the Congress chief's chief whip Balwant Singh Rajput is included in the assembly. "One Congress Gujarat MLA Punabhai Gamit has said he was offered Rs. 10 crore by the BJP to join hands with them". Rajya Sabha is not the place to protest. Read More »

Felipe Massa pulls out of Hungarian GP, replaced by Di Resta

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Daniil Kvyat is now just two penalty points away from a Formula 1 race ban after being sanctioned by the stewards for blocking Lance Stroll during qualifying for the Hungarian Grand Prix . "It's weird. I was sitting talking about what we'd be saying in the qualifying build-up show, but diving straight in, I'm not going to lie, I was scared, I was nervous, anxious". Read More »

WhatsApp hits 1 billion daily users

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The introduction of a video call, Status (Posts that disappear after 24 hours), two-step verification security and a revamp in design has helped WhatsApp attract more users since previous year when it had just one billion monthly active users . Read More »

Microsoft expands bug bounty program to cover any Windows flaw

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The Windows Bounty Program , however, encompasses Windows 10 and even the Windows Insider Preview , the company's program for testing Windows 10 preview builds. Microsoft has been running the bounty programme since 2012 but the company is expanding it to cover more ground in Windows 10. However, the exploit needs to work on the latest release of the Windows Insider Preview slow ring. Read More »

China raises 'major problems' as Doval meets China's top diplomat

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Doval, who are in the Chinese capital, the official Xinhua news agency said: "[Mr.] Yang also separately exchanged views with the three senior representatives on bilateral relations, worldwide and regional issues and multilateral affairs, and set forth China's position on bilateral issues and major problems". Read More »

Roomba Maker iRobot Going to Sell the Digital Maps of Your Home

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With the Amazon Echo and the Google Home , along with the upcoming Apple HomePod , knowing how the homes of its users look like will allow the companies to customize the experiences offered by the devices accordingly. " iRobot takes privacy and security of its customers very seriously", he said. Users can opt out of using the app where data is collected and can decline to share their information with iRobot , which would prevent the company from selling it, but Angle said he was fairly ... Read More »

Microsoft abandons Paint after 32 years

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Microsoft has been handing out the LinkedIn app in a number of stages using the Windows Store. Microsoft has confirmed it's not killing the 32-year old Paint app after all. As of previous year, the app still had over 100 million monthly users. "MS Paint is here to stay". We're not sure whether the company did plan to bring the favorite feature back to Windows Store . Read More »

Pope Francis "Saddened" By Courts Ruling For Terminally-Ill Child

Connie Yates and Chris Gard announce that they have abandoned their legal fight outside the High Court (Picture: EPA/WILL OLIVER)Why did Great Ormond Street not want Charlie to go to America? Grant Armstrong, the parents' attorney, said the Great Ormond Street Hospital was placing obstacles in the way of Yates' and Chris Gard's wishes to take their son home, Reuters reported. Read More »

Motorola unveils Moto Z2 Force Edition smartphone

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That's right, now you can answer text messages, and possibly more, all without needing to unlock your phone. Retailing at 799.99, pre-orders will arrive on August 10 bundled with a free projector Moto Mod for a limited time - a $300 value. Read More »

Google's app update promises a better Search experience

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This trial began in December 2016, and the full news feed for smartphones will be added to apps in the U.S. first. Google has denies reports it is planning to revamp the desktop version of its Google.com homepage. Additionally, with an abundance of businesses using Google AdWords, the large amount of ads present take away from other content platforms' traffic. Read More »

RIL beats estimates, profit rises 28% on high refining margins

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Before the earnings announcement, RIL shares closed at Rs.1,528.70, down 0.31%, on the BSE. The standalone net profit for the latest June quarter was Rs 8,196 crore, a rise of 8.6 per cent. Retail business also witnessed accelerated growth momentum with YoY revenue growth of 74%. "Full commissioning of new PX facility at Jamnagar during the quarter will strengthen the integration within our polyester chain", added Ambani. Read More »

Sears to sell Kenmore appliances on Amazon; shares jump

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As an extra enticement for shoppers, Kenmore products listed on Amazon will integrate with popular voice-activated assistant Alexa . The company plans to shutter almost 300 Sears and Kmart stores this year, but is experimenting with smaller format locations, having opened its first Sears Appliances & Mattresses store in Texas. Read More »

Police close Temple Mount to Jewish visitors

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The compound, which houses the Al-Aqsa mosque, was reopened Sunday with metal detectors installed, a step Palestinians protest as a change to the longstanding status quo. Fatah described the move as "terrorist procedures" imposed by the Israelis and also accused the authorities of carrying out "fierce and organized attack " on residents of East Jerusalem . Read More »

Mercedes X Class Appears On Video

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The top X Class model will come as standard with permanent 4MATIC all-wheel drive and the seven-speed automatic transmission. "It's very exciting. Ventilated disc brakes slow each wheel, rather than the more conventional disc front, drum rear setup used by many utes. LED lamps mounted on the rear of the cabin can also illuminate the bed at night. Read More »

U.S. police shoot Australian woman who called for help

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No weapon was found at the scene. The BCA's investigation is in its very early stages. More information will be available once initial interviews with incident participants and any witnesses are complete ... According to the woman's stepson, Zach Damond, she had called the police after hearing a noise near her home. I'm so done with all this violence. Damond said Justine called police after she "heard a sound in the alley ". Read More »

Neerja named the best picture at IIFA 2017

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Shahid Kapoor and Alia Bhatt were named Best Actors at the 18th edition of the International Indian Film Academy Awards for their brilliant performance in 2016 movie Udta Punjab on Saturday. IIFA 2017 NY, which was held recently, successfully lived up to the expectations and honoured the best of the Indian film fraternity. Best Director: Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury for Pink . Read More »

Iran Calls for US Study on Washington's Record in Implementing JCPOA

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Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif suggested the USA to reconsider its policy towards the landmark nuclear deal. The recertification, due Monday to Congress, follows a heated internal debate between those who want to crack down on Iran now - including some White House officials and lawmakers - and Cabinet officials who are "managing other constituencies" such as European allies, and Russian Federation and China, which signed and support the agreement, one senior USA official ... Read More »

Trump dodges on Russian Federation sanctions

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But Corker and other backers of the sanctions bill have said those concerns could be addressed administratively and don't require significant alterations to the legislation. Trump to lift sanctions on Russian Federation by inserting a congressional review provision to prevent unilateral action by the White House. Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) questioned explanations behind the slow pace of a bill he sponsored to impose tougher sanctions on Russian Federation and ... Read More »