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Call of Duty holds off Watch Dogs 2 to retain No.1

Call of Duty holds off Watch Dogs 2 to retain No.1 And Watch Dogs 2 is no different, although the addition of a remote-controlled drone and auto now effectively gives you three characters to mess around with in one. However, it's not expected to make much difference to the huge gap between launch sales of Watch Dogs 2 and Watch Dogs . Watch Dogs 2 has had nothing like the same promotional push, although it ended up being undeniably the ... [Full Article...]

Shop Local - Small Business Saturday next week

Shop Local - Small Business Saturday next week Founded in 2010 by American Express and conducted the day after Black Friday, Small Business Saturday encourages people to shop at and support small, local businesses. "There was some other things with different names, but the same idea before that", she said. " Small Business Saturday is a day dedicated to supporting local small businesses and strengthening and celebrating communities like Yar... [Full Article...]

Coates and Wilson power No. 4 South Carolina to 92-38 win

Coates and Wilson power No. 4 South Carolina to 92-38 win SC should handle Western Carolina easily in this game. "I think that was the low point", SC running back David Williams said of the Citadel defeat. However, Carolina has won five of the last seven meetings, including two of the last three in Clemson, in the series that dates back to 1896. [Full Article...]

Samsung flames out as Chinese march on

Samsung flames out as Chinese march on Apple's iPhone sales also witnessed a 6.6 percent decline in the third quarter where Apple accounted for 11.5 percent of the global smartphone market, which is also its lowest share since first quarter of 2009. The three manufacturers claimed 21% of the global smartphone sales market in Q3 2016, compared to Samsung's 23.6% and Apple's 13%. Apple's iPhone sales are down by 6.6 percent across the ... [Full Article...]

Facebook Fixing Fake News Problem With CEO at Trade Summit

Facebook Fixing Fake News Problem With CEO at Trade Summit In general, Zuckerberg says the company is working to build stronger automatic detection systems for fake news and misinformation, simpler reporting methods that result in quicker removal, third-party verification from fact-checking organisations. [Full Article...]

Sorry Apple, Samsung's Note 7 Loss Is China's Gain

Sorry Apple, Samsung's Note 7 Loss Is China's Gain The third quarter saw sales of as many as 373 million smartphones worldwide, compared to 354 million in the same quarter of previous year. Huawei, on the other hand, ranks right after Apple Inc.in terms of market share with 8.7%. Fourth-placed Oppo almost doubled its market share to 6.7 percent from 3.4 percent a year earlier, selling 24.9 million smartphones, while fifth-placed BBK sold 19.9 ... [Full Article...]

South Korea rejects Google request to use mapping data

South Korea rejects Google request to use mapping data More specifically, the South Korean government agreed to give the tech giant access to its mapping data under the condition that Google removes satellite imagery of military facilities and other strategic sites from its service. Google will continue to provide the same Maps service as it did before, in compliance with South Korean legislation. Due to that, Google's maps don't have specific details... [Full Article...]

Apple is exploring moving iPhone production to the US

Apple is exploring moving iPhone production to the US Apple asked Asian-based manufacturers Foxconn and Pegatron in June to explore the possibility of manufacturing the popular smartphone in the US, according to a report in financial magazine Nikkei Asian Review , citing unnamed people familiar with the matter. [Full Article...]

Google AI experiment needs your cruddy doodles

Google AI experiment needs your cruddy doodles As you create your piece of art using only your courser, Quick Draw will incessantly try to guess what you're drawing. The application will then tell you what to draw, and you will have 20 seconds to sketch your masterpiece. During this time , the AI will try to guess your drawing. A voice guesses at your drawings, making it feel like a browser-based game of charades. Google has made severa... [Full Article...]

Syria's Assad says presence of Turkish army in Syria is invasion

Syria's Assad says presence of Turkish army in Syria is invasion And, indeed, Engel has always been pushing for tougher penalties on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, with his bill first clearing the House Foreign Affairs Committee in July. "Therefore, we must be careful and refrain from judging him, especially given that he doesn't have political experience", Assad explained. "They think that they are the police of the world ". [Full Article...]

Mila Kunis Wisely Nixed Ashton Kutcher's Terrible Baby Name

Mila Kunis Wisely Nixed Ashton Kutcher's Terrible Baby Name The actor told Conan O'Brien that he had picked out the ideal, unique name for his son before Kunis shut it down. In a recent interview, the actor, who's still a fan of his choice, revealed Mila immediately shot it down - yikes! Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis are preparing to welcome their second child , but the couple isn't ready to share any possible names for their forthcoming son. [Full Article...]

Google Allo gets expected background themes, emoji suggestions, Fantastic Beasts stickers

Google Allo gets expected background themes, emoji suggestions, Fantastic Beasts stickers While other apps - like iMessage - include keyword-based emoji suggestions, Google says its version of the feature is a little smarter than most . But the bigger change is that when you receive a sticker in Allo from a pack you don't have yet, you can now tap on that sticker to quickly download the pack in question. [Full Article...]

The Lamborghini Huracán rear-wheel drive Spyder

The Lamborghini Huracán rear-wheel drive Spyder Larger front air intakes help increase down pressure on the front axle, and the mid-mounted engine gets a new slatted cover unique to the Spyder. There's no word on pricing as of yet, but expect it to cost more than the £160,000 needed for a rear-wheel drive Huracan coupe. [Full Article...]

Persona 5 US Release Delayed to April

Persona 5 US Release Delayed to April There is now no official confirmation on when the title, or the theme, will be released in the United Kingdom and Europe. Atlus also revealed updated art for the Persona 5 Take Your Heart special edition, which you can check out below. Persona 5 has been delayed yet again. Along with that, Persona 5 will feature dual audio on the PS3 and PS4. It's a heartbreaker for Western fans who have had ... [Full Article...]

Vroom: Gov't to require hybrid, electric cars to make noise

Vroom: Gov't to require hybrid, electric cars to make noise Such automobiles will be required to make an audible noise when traveling forward or in reverse at low speeds-up to 19 miles per hour. NHTSA projects 2,400 fewer pedestrian injuries once the rules are implemented. At that time, NHTSA will require half of all new hybrid and electric vehicles to produce the audible warnings. The new feature will cost vehicle companies $39 million annually because ... [Full Article...]

Google releases app to digitise boxes of old photo prints

Google releases app to digitise boxes of old photo prints Alongside the launch of it awesome new picture scanning app PhotoScan, Google is rolling out new and enhanced editing tools for the core Google Photos app as well. Google estimates there are trillions of print photos out there in the world, and it wants to bring them online. Unlike just shooting a smartphone photo of an image, which is a tricky dance of glare and shadows and blown-out details,... [Full Article...]

Watch Dogs 2's multiplayer feature taken offline due to lag and crashing

Watch Dogs 2's multiplayer feature taken offline due to lag and crashing The narrative has changed. Hacking is back, but it's straight-forward and more widespread. iDigitalTimes' own Bob Fekete, senior games reporter, is trying to give it a fair chance, but the early gameplay has him painfully cringing over the lack of effort Ubisoft put into the writing. [Full Article...]

Twitter adds new options to curb abuse, harassment

Twitter adds new options to curb abuse, harassment And now with the updated language harassment reporting tool, users can easily report any kind of inappropriate content. Users can now easily report abuse any other user in a much easier manner. Today, Twitter announced that it is finally cracking down on the abuse, bullying, and harassment that routinely ruins the experience of using its service. [Full Article...]

Samsung Pay Rewards gives users points for mobile payments

Samsung Pay Rewards gives users points for mobile payments The rewards work in a way similar to credit card rewards - every time you make a payment with Samsung Pay, points are applied to your account and can be used toward various rewards. As the company expands this program, new prizes will be offered if you do not win such trip. Folks that use Samsung Pay 20 times per month will earn "Gold" status, which triples the points earned for each transaction. [Full Article...]

Google also gets fooled into promoting fake election news

Google also gets fooled into promoting fake election news Search "final election results" and the number one result is a fake-news piece from a WordPress blog called 70News proclaiming in all caps that Trump won both votes in the election. "After the election, many people are asking whether fake news contributed to the result, and what our responsibility is to prevent fake news from spreading", Zuckerberg wrote online. [Full Article...]


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