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Xbox Live's first batch of homebrew indie games has arrived

Microsoft invented the modern Achievements concept when the feature launched with the Xbox 360, and we've seen those little pop-up badges show up everywhere si...


Facebook Launches Watch, A Platform To Watch Your Favourite Shows

The social network is introducing the Watch tab to desktop and mobile, and will fill it with shows - either live or recorded - made up of episodes on a simi...


Google's hippety hoppety Doodle is worth having the day off for

The doodle includes a storytelling element narrated by Fab 5 Freddy , who co-hosted the popular hip-hop show Yo! When you click on the doodle, a video star...


Badgers LB, captain Jack Cichy out for season after tearing ACL

Cichy was set to enter his fourth season with Wisconsin. He will have knee surgery Friday. Cichy earned an All-Big Ten honorable mention last season despite m...


Researchers Hack DNA Sequencing Tools, Genetic Histories Revealed

And when that FASTQ file is compressed with a common compression program known as fqzcomp-FASTQ files are often compressed because they can stretch to gigabytes...


Sixers to face Celtics in NBA London Game 2018

This will be the league's eighth regular-season contest in London. The question is: why play a game somewhere other than Philly against a team that will be a ...


Barcelona Accept Philippe Coutinho Signing May Take Time

Liverpool have reaffirmed that the forward is not for sale and the case is closed. Speaking to Sky Germany on Thursday, Klopp said: " Liverpool is not a...


New Zealand central bank keeps rates on hold

CPI came into the middle of its 1% to 3% target band for the first time since 2011 in the first three months of the year, but fell to an annual 1.7% after the c...


Overwatch to Finally Introduce Deathmatch Game Mode

Over a year after its release, Overwatch is taking a stab at a classic FPS game mode: deathmatch . Blizzard rolled out a new Deathmatch game mode today t...


Battlefield 1 joins EA Access, Origin Access vaults

However, DICE and Electronic Arts recently launched a week-long Premium Trials event that allowed non-DLC owners to try out all the DLC maps and modes with fr...


Benchmark sues former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick

The venture capital firm was one of the first investors in the ride-hailing service and was key in removing Kalanick from his post as CEO earlier this year. Ben...


Buhari's supporters take to the streets

A protester was injured and had to be rushed to the Federal Staff Clinic Federal Secretariat, while Charly Boy also fainted due to the attack. - Senate con...


Uber adds in-app messaging between riders and drivers

Uber on Thursday introduced an in-app chat feature, which will be rolling out globally for riders and drivers over the "coming weeks". And the calling featur...


Best viewing for Perseid meteor shower should be this weekend

The Perseid meteor shower is caused by Earth passing through debris thrown off by the comet Swift-Tuttle. "The best Perseid performance of which we are aware ...


The Third Nintendo World Championships Will Be Held In October

Qualifiers will be held throughout August and September at Best Buy stores in a range of major North American cities - check out the schedule and register to co...


Kaspersky Drops Microsoft Antitrust Case

Originally, the Russian based anti-virus provider accused Microsoft of pushing its own antivirus over third party software in Windows. The crux of Kaspers...


Gionee A1 Lite smartphone with 20MP selfie camera launched at Rs 14999

The USP of this phone is its front facing 20MP camera with a customized selfie flash for capturing lovely selfies. In line with the company's latest fascinati...


LG V30 to have f/1.6 aperture lens for dual-camera

With such large aperture, LG V30 camera will be able to absorb 25 percent more light to the sensor compared to an F1.8 lens seen in rival brands. LG said ea...


Facebook shuts down Snapchat-like app Lifestage and Groups app

Content shared on Lifestage was always public, meaning anyone can view it. "We originally launched Lifestage to make it easier for teens in the U.S. It's ...


'Wrong on so many levels': Internet reacts to 'digital blackface' app

In April the company added a "hot" filter that everyone quickly realized just attempts to make everyone look whiter. A photo editing and selfie app called ...


Safe-haven assets gain on escalating US-North Korea geopolitical turmoil

Regional stocks remained lower throughout the session after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made an explicit threat to strike a USA military base in Guam (http:...


Next-Gen Nissan Leaf: It's The Final Countdown

Over the past few months, Nissan has been gradually teasing images and features of the vehicle, most recently the "e-Pedal" feature and aerodynamic performan...


Couple discussed drugging and raping young victims in child molestation texting case

She detailed her intentions to drug them with Benadryl and then record herself molesting them while they slept, according to the complaint. Kellar was booked ...


Gearbox announces Project 1v1

According to its newly established website , the game is so top-secret and early in-development that it does not even have a name yet, with the developer calli...


New York Woman Quantasia Sharpton Suing Usher For Allegedly Giving Her Herpes

With her attorney Lisa Bloom by her side, Sharpton told reporters this morning that she tested negative, but is still suing for failing to tell her that h...


Hate silly password rules? So does the guy who created them

To be clear, the 8-page password advice he created while working in middle management at the National Institute of Standards and Technology is one of the lead...


Land Rover Discovery launched in India at Rs 68 lakh, booking open

According to the company, the new Discovery is a highly desirable British SUV with unrivalled capability and technology that has been created to enable Land Ro...


Amazon Great Indian Sale: Rs 1000 Off On Honor 6X Smartphone

At the time of launch , the company announced that the new LG Q6 will go on sale in key Asian markets starting this month, followed by Europe, Latin Americ...


India celebrates 75th anniversary of Quit India Movement

He said the Quit India Movement saw a wide range of individuals from different walks of life participate and credited Mahatma Gandhi for the initiative taken ...


How Destiny 2's Rockstar Energy Drink Rewards Work

Now, if you've lost all hope in humanity if you really want to get ahead of the game this fall, Activision has paired up with Pop-Tarts and Rockstar energy d...


Another Samsung Note 8 leak surfaces

The final specifications have been brought to us by famous website venturebeat. com who has Evan Blass . Apple's iPhone 8 is one of the most anticip...


Uber Closes the Door on Kalnick's Potential Return as CEO

Despite rumors to the contrary that have been making the rounds in the news, Camp said, Kalanick will not be returning as CEO and they are committed to hiring...


Here Are All New Summer Games Skins for Overwatch

This year's Summer Games will offer competitive Lucioball, with a ranked season spanning the three weeks of the event. Gameplay has been altered to prevent Lu...


Instagram will soon let you live stream with a guest

Now, you can hang out and go live together, whether you're just doing homework or catching up on your day. Your viewers can still like and comment as they follo...


Alfre Woodard to play Simba's mum in The Lion King remake

EW has confirmed that Alfre Woodard will voice Sarabi , the mate of leonine ruler Mufasa and mother of cub-prince Simba, in Disney's live-action reimagining ...