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Industry EA to make Alterations to Need For Speed Payback's Progression
Author: 0 EA to make Alterations to Need For Speed Payback's Progression

Air Suspension Shipments will now become more frequent, while the rewards for finishing a race outside of the top spot have also been "slightly" increased. Star Wars: Battlefront II is getting the attention of gamers , Wall Street , and The Washington Post , but it's not the only Electronic Arts game going through some changes when it comes to its progression system and business model.

Industry Apple's first VP of inclusion and diversity leaves after 6 months
Author: 0 Apple's first VP of inclusion and diversity leaves after 6 months

An Apple source told Tech Crunch on Thursday that Ms. Smith's departure was discussed with CEO Tim Cook roughly one year ago, despite the announcement after six months on the job. In October, Young Smith was roundly criticized for her feeble attempt to change the definition of diversity when she told a group of global business leaders: "There can be 12 white, blue-eyed, blond men in a room and they're going to be diverse, too, because they're going to bring a different life experience and ...

Industry Rainbow Six Siege teases a cooperative zombie mode for Year 3
Author: 0 Rainbow Six Siege teases a cooperative zombie mode for Year 3

This will be live for four weeks and will include a selection of exclusive cosmetics available during the event. Year 3-as with Year 1 and Year 2-will consist of four seasons, each including two new Operators. Year Three will feature eight new operators from around the world, two brand new maps based in Italy and Morocco and a complete overhaul/remake of an existing map with new art direction and level design.

Industry Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Worldwide Release Date Announced
Author: 0 Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Worldwide Release Date Announced

Though it isn't the full-blown Animal Crossing title we all wanted, the basic idea of talking to adorable animal friends, running errands for them, and basking in a small virtual room you have decorated to your tastes is still there. We reviewed Pocket Camp and it looks to be a true-to-series mobile adaption of the original Animal Crossing games with some welcome changes to the franchise's formula.

Industry Google Lens is now available on Assistant, much easier to use now
Author: 0 Google Lens is now available on Assistant, much easier to use now

Built into the Photos app, Google Lens can recognise things like addresses and books, among others. Similarly, it can tell you about different products, you have to try it to know how versatile it is (Yeah, I know it's cool). Sometime recently, you needed to snap a shot and afterward change to Photos to comprehend it. Al assistant avoids that progression - you can capture a picture and interpret it in one go.

Industry Apple's iMac Pro to Pack A10 Fusion Chip with
Author: 0 Apple's iMac Pro to Pack A10 Fusion Chip with "Hey Siri" Support

A couple of developers cracked open Apple's BridgeOS 2.0 software package, and the code shows that the chip appears to be used to handle security and the boot process. After originally introducing Siri to the Mac previous year with macOS Sierra, Apple is readying "Hey Siri" activation much like what's on your iPhone for the Mac, starting with the iMac Pro .

Industry Vivo V7 launched in India with 5.7-inch HD
Author: 0 Vivo V7 launched in India with 5.7-inch HD

There is also a microSD card slot, allowing users to further expand storage capacity up to 256GB on the device. In typical Vivo fashion, the phone gets a high-resolution front camera (24 megapixels) with flash for excellent selfie capturing abilities.

Industry Facebook, Google and others add trust icons to tackle fake news
Author: 0 Facebook, Google and others add trust icons to tackle fake news

It's up to the tech companies, however, how they decide to utilize these "trusted-source" indicators. "The Trust Indicators will provide a new level of accessibility and insight into the news that people on Facebook see day in and day out", said Alex Hardiman, Head of News Products at Facebook .

Industry Intel unfolds its 5G modem chipset roadmap - ETA mid 2019
Author: 0 Intel unfolds its 5G modem chipset roadmap - ETA mid 2019

The company is lagging behind Qualcomm and this could be what it takes to win the contract with Apple . The company announced today that it has completed a phone call over a 5G network on the 28GHz band. PixabayWill Intel's 5G be better than Qualcomm's? Semiconductor giant Intel has unveiled a new wireless product roadmap and range of 5G wireless modems in a bid to accelerate the development of 5G - and it plant its flag firmly on the map for next-generation mobile.

Industry Sonia Gandhi calls CWC meeting over Rahul elevation
Author: 0 Sonia Gandhi calls CWC meeting over Rahul elevation

The meeting will take place at 10: 30 am, is likely to talk about the schedule of the party president election as the major agenda. Dates for filing nomination, scrutiny of nomination, and withdrawal will be notified, ballots to be issued (if required) and date of polling will be decided.

Industry Tesla unveils its all-electric semi truck
Author: 0 Tesla unveils its all-electric semi truck

The Porsche 918 Spyder goes 0 to 60 in 2.5 seconds. "This is the first time that any production auto has broken nine seconds in a quarter mile", Musk said. The four-seater will be available for purchase in 2020 , starting at $200,000 each and will require a $50,000 deposit to reserve the vehicle. (NASDAQ: JBHT), one of the largest supply chain solutions providers in North America, announced that it placed a reservation to purchase multiple Tesla Semi tractors to be manufactured by ...

Industry Apple just delayed its HomePod smart speaker until next year
Author: 0 Apple just delayed its HomePod smart speaker until next year

The speaker, which will house Apple's voice-controlled virtual assistant Siri and be used to stream music, had been scheduled to launch in December in the UK. The downside is that during all this time, there are many technological companies that have shown their novelties in the segment of smart loudspeakers.

Industry ATP finals: Sock stuns Zverev
Author: 0 ATP finals: Sock stuns Zverev

The six-time champion will head into Saturday's semi-final match as the favourite after having beaten Goffin in their six career meetings so far. Cilic, eliminated after two three-set losses, was hoping to end his year on a high in the city where his Wimbledon dream was brought to an end in this year's final by Federer - the Croatian sobbing on court after suffering blisters.

Industry Toyota plans of selling locally developed electric vehicles in China
Author: 0 Toyota plans of selling locally developed electric vehicles in China

The MoU states that Suzuki will manufacture electric vehicles and Toyota will provide technical support. Both Toyota and Suzuki will work towards foundation of charging stations, HR improvement that incorporates preparing for after-benefit professionals used all through deals systems and frameworks for the proper treatment of end-of-life batteries.

Industry Battlefront II Microtransactions Suspended In Wake of Controversy — Star Wars
Author: 0 Battlefront II Microtransactions Suspended In Wake of Controversy — Star Wars

Welcome to the VB PC Gaming Community! If you don't spend money (beyond your initial $60) you're forced to go through a ton of waiting and grinding for in-game currency just to unlock famous faces like Darth Vader. There are tons of games that contain microtransactions, but many of them are handled responsibly and fairly. There will be other deals across the week, leading up to Black Friday on 24 November.

Industry Amazon Canada Offers Sneak Peek Of Its Plans For Black Friday
Author: 0 Amazon Canada Offers Sneak Peek Of Its Plans For Black Friday

Since Black Friday comes so near the beginning of December, it's hard to separate it from the Christmas season in general, and this weekend of deals essentially gets the holiday shopping season started. You can find the app in the app store with searching for just for "i4u". For example, Bose kicked off a huge Black Friday sale on Amazon this morning covering more than a dozen wireless speakers, headphones, and more .

Industry Padmavati release can disrupt law and order: UP
Author: 0 Padmavati release can disrupt law and order: UP

Home Minister Ramalinga Reddy on Thursday said that the state government will not ban Sanjay Leela Bhansali's flick Padmavati in the state. In the letter, the State government said that there is "public anger" against the "distorted manner" in which the "storyline" and "historical facts" are presented in the film.

Industry Google Maps redesign promises to make finding places faster
Author: 0 Google Maps redesign promises to make finding places faster

After this update, the Google Maps will now show your real-time event updates. The orange colored icon is meant for places that serve food and beverages. Over the years, the team at Google has improved on various aspects of the mapping service, adding features such as offline maps and real-time location sharing .

Industry Apple delays the HomePod speaker until 2018
Author: 0 Apple delays the HomePod speaker until 2018

With Apple's delay, "there will now be some people who make a different choice". The speaker, which will house Apple's voice-controlled virtual assistant Siri and be used to stream music, had been scheduled to launch in December in the UK.

Industry Facebook Launches App for Video Creators, Trying to Catch Up to YouTube
Author: 0 Facebook Launches App for Video Creators, Trying to Catch Up to YouTube

If you've had ambitions for online content then check out Facebook's own Facebook for Creators webpage for tips and tricks. The company opened a new office in Playa Vista previous year in part to strengthen its relationship with the entertainment industry and video creators who have flocked to YouTube .

Industry IOS 11.1.2 Update Will Fix iPhone X Cold Weather Unresponsiveness
Author: 0 IOS 11.1.2 Update Will Fix iPhone X Cold Weather Unresponsiveness

Additionally, the update is supposed to fix an issue with the iPhone X and its Live Photos looking distorted. Last week, reports trickled in that the brand-new iPhone X's screen was unresponsive in cold weather. This isn't really a problem that we've heard about yet, but if you are noticing some distortions then hopefully this update will fix that. Apple has made iOS 11.1.2 available to the public on Thursday afternoon.

Industry Connected toys can be hacked by 'almost anyone'
Author: 0 Connected toys can be hacked by 'almost anyone'

The study found that four out of seven of the tested toys could be used to communicate with the children playing with them, The Guardian reports. But, tech experts said it wouldn't be impossible for hackers to extend Bluetooth range. Vivid Imagination, who produce the I-Que robot, said that they would review Which?'s claims, but insisted that they had never received reports of the toys "being used in a malicious way".

Industry Mazda6 getting more power, concept-inspired looks
Author: 0 Mazda6 getting more power, concept-inspired looks

But it is also bringing the 2.5-liter direct-injected turbocharged engine, which debuted in the CX-9 crossover, over to the 6 lineup. Official power and torque figures are unknown but expect around 170kW of power, and 420Nm of torque at 2000rpm, alongside a six-speed automatic transmission.

Industry EA Says Star Wars: Battlefront II's Loot Boxes Aren't Gambling
Author: 0 EA Says Star Wars: Battlefront II's Loot Boxes Aren't Gambling

The game is not without its controversy mainly surrounding the loot boxes and microtransactions that seems to have been implemented as a way to remove the season pass for the game. In a fairly big public relations blunder, EA has claimed that the game is meant to give players " a sense of pride and accomplishment " by making them work so hard to unlock stuff, unless they're willing to shell out real money to fasttrack all this nonsense.

Industry WADA upholds Russian Federation as non-compliant
Author: 0 WADA upholds Russian Federation as non-compliant

In a blow to Russia, the World Anti-Doping Agency maintained their suspension of the Russian body, RUSADA, which was first imposed in 2015 when evidence emerged of widespread cheating. Yuri Ganus, director general of RUSADA, said the agency had done everything ii could to be reinstated apart from two criteria that had not been met and were out of its control.