• Shares in China’s Xiaomi dip on Hong Kong debut

    Shares in China’s Xiaomi dip on Hong Kong debut

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    The drop came after an affordable smartphones and other gadgets maker, Xiaomi priced its IPO at a valuation of about $54 billion, far lower than its target range. "The debut has been pretty solid given the headwinds they've faced coming in, including the size of the deal, the newness of what they're trying to do, CDRs (Chinese depositary receipts), dual-share class voting rights and trade wars".
  • Fortnite's One-Time Rocket Event Is Happening Tomorrow

    Fortnite's One-Time Rocket Event Is Happening Tomorrow

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    Our next update is scheduled for 12pm ET". The reason why Playground mode is so intriguing to players is because it's essentially a sandbox where you can build, explore, and practice fighting to your heart's content. Fortnite Season 5 starts on July 12th, you have that in-game countdown clock to forever remind you, so this double XP is a great way to make one final push during Season 4.
  • Apple and Samsung settle iPhone patent battle after 7 years

    Apple and Samsung settle iPhone patent battle after 7 years

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    The bitter rivals notified US District Court Judge Lucy Koh of the truce in a notice filed on Wednesday. This means another case can not be filed on the same claim. Very little, materially. The case captivated the tech world and Apple can now be satisfied that it has made its point. Apple has previously said that its goal in taking Samsung to court wasn't about money but rather about protecting its homegrown innovations.
  • Android to iPhone switchers lean toward Apple’s big or cheap models

    Android to iPhone switchers lean toward Apple’s big or cheap models

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    To do so, just sign in with your Apple ID, download the profile using Safari on your iPhone or iPad and proceed to install. Although it won't be ready for its official release for a few more months, Apple has just dropped the first public beta for the upcoming iOS 12 update (read our hands-on impressions of the software here ).
  • Toyota ends years of heartache by winning Le Mans 24 Hours Race

    Toyota ends years of heartache by winning Le Mans 24 Hours Race

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    Toyota have secured victory in the Le Mans 24 Hour race at their 20th attempt, as a team made up of Fernando Alonso, Sebastian Buemi and Kazuki Nakajima led them to the title for the first time. In an era when modern drivers tend to specialise in one category, such is the demand of the individual championships, that it would be a remarkable achievement for Alonso.
  • Fallout 76 - Everything You Need to Know

    Fallout 76 - Everything You Need to Know

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    Fallout from the announced release of the " Fallout 76 " West Virginia-based video game is driving record traffic to West Virginia Explorer, according to its publisher. Todd Howard did mention that there will be a single player option, but he didn't really go more into detail about it. Furthermore, the game will get a beta before its launch.
  • Who Is Spidergeddon’s Mystery Spider-Man? We Have Some Theories

    Who Is Spidergeddon’s Mystery Spider-Man? We Have Some Theories

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    Set to be released exclusively on the PlayStation 4 on 7 September, Marvel's Spider-Man looks to be a pretty darn good game. At an extensive E3 presentation (two years after first unveiling the project at 2016's E3), the team gave examples of Spidey's powers, combat, and speed as he traversed NYC.
  • Microsoft Investing in ‘State of Decay’ Studio Undead Labs

    Microsoft Investing in ‘State of Decay’ Studio Undead Labs

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    And Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice , its most recent success, was a PlayStation 4 timed console exclusive, although it eventually came out on Xbox One earlier this year. Microsoft promised to have one of their biggest shows in history for E3 2018 . That's frustrating for gamers who can't wait to play and it may also be a signal as to when the game is coming out.
  • Fortnite on Switch won't work with Epic accounts used on PS4

    Fortnite on Switch won't work with Epic accounts used on PS4

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    Fortnite's move to Switch will be the game's second jump to a new platform this year. An Epic games representative told GameSpot, "We have no plans for Save the World on Switch ". You need only look at Reddit and the Resetera forums to see the immediate backlash that has occurred, as excitement for Nintendo fun turned quickly to anger directed at Sony.
  • Battlefield V Royale Mode Announced, to Launch After October 19

    Battlefield V Royale Mode Announced, to Launch After October 19

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    This is new territory for the Battlefield series, which has traditionally done team-based multiplayer where there is no lack of resources for players. There's no word on the number of players EA's twist will support. The Call of Duty Black Ops 4 Battle Royale mode is called Blackout and will take place on a huge map that is 1,500 times bigger than the Nuketown map.
  • Pixel 3 XL Prototype Reveals Updated Design And Notch

    Pixel 3 XL Prototype Reveals Updated Design And Notch

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    This prototype has 4GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. The prototype has a very large display notch housing an earpiece and two front-facing cameras. A simple glass back could make wireless charging possible but also make the phone more fragile to damage. Over the past couple of months, there have been various rumors about the successors to the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL .
  • Xbox 360 E3 Week Sale

    Xbox 360 E3 Week Sale

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    Firstly, the promotion features Microsoft's 4K-capable Xbox One X for $549 CAD, $50 off regular price. You will be able to watch Microsoft's E3 2018 conference from the comfort of your own home on the Xbox social channels, as well as sites like IGN and Polygon, who will be hosting the streams.
  • What to expect from Apple’s 2018 WWDC developer conference

    What to expect from Apple’s 2018 WWDC developer conference

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    A long overdue feature, iOS 12 finally brings group video calls to the iPhone and iPad. It also integrates with iMessage, so you can invite others in a group to join your call right from iMessage. This will include information on how much time you've spent on Twitter or iMessage, as well as what apps are sending you the most notifications . The existing set of Animoji also expands with ghost, koala, tiger and T.
  • Microsoft to acquire Github

    Microsoft to acquire Github

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    As with all acquisitions, this one between Microsoft and GitHub is subject to regulatory approval and "customary closing conditions", but assuming that all goes smoothly, Microsoft expects the deal to close by the end of the calendar year.
  • WWDC 18: Watch Apple map out the future of iOS and macOS

    WWDC 18: Watch Apple map out the future of iOS and macOS

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    According to Bloomberg Quint's report , the new Apple initiative will be dubbed Digital Health and will offer a series of tools to help iOS users monitor the amount of time they spend on their smart devices. Apple is also expect to preview improvements to its voice assistant 'Siri'. What are your thoughts on Apple's WWDC 2018 event? It didn't catch on, and Apple has scaled back its advertising ambitions since then to focus on ads in its App Store.
  • Xiaomi launches the mid-range flagship Mi 8 SE, Snapdragon 710 in tow

    Xiaomi launches the mid-range flagship Mi 8 SE, Snapdragon 710 in tow

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    The top of the range Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition will be available for 3,699 yuan (~$577) at a later date that Xiaomi hasn't specified. The devices are the Xiaomi Mi 8 , the Mi 8 Explorer Edition , and the Mi 8 SE . When it comes to battery life, it is the Mi 8 that has the edge over the other two smartphones. The company also introduced a regular edition of the Mi 8 , which has the fingerprint sensor on the back.
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation urging people to reboot routers, due to malware threat

    Federal Bureau of Investigation urging people to reboot routers, due to malware threat

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    Talos, in its blog post Wednesday, said that the computer code used in the malware shows significant overlap with a malware that was responsible for multiple large-scale attacks that targeted devices in Ukraine. According to investigators, the VPNFilter malware was created by the same Russian-linked hackers who infiltrated the Democratic National Committee ahead of the 2016 US presidential election.
  • ‘Mega Man 11’ Release Date Confirmed, Double Gear System Explained

    ‘Mega Man 11’ Release Date Confirmed, Double Gear System Explained

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    Capcom announced the news on Tuesday, and spilled a few more details about the game in a trailer that shows off some of Mega Man's new abilities. The game description reveals an "innovative new Double Gear system" that can boost Mega Man's speed and power "for a new twist on the satisfying gameplay the series is known for".
  • More uncertainty as Trump questions China trade deal future

    More uncertainty as Trump questions China trade deal future

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    Trump wrote on Twitter that the bilateral talks were "moving along nicely ...in the end we will probably have to use a different structure in that this will be too hard to get done and verify results after completion". According to a New York Times report published on Monday, the strained relationship between the treasury secretary, Steven Mnuchin, and the National Trade Council director, Peter Navarro, devolved into a shouting match in front of Chinese officials on a trip to Beijing ...