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Industry Vietnamese researcher demonstrates iPhoneX Face ID hack
Author: 0 Vietnamese researcher demonstrates iPhoneX Face ID hack

According to them, "if someone so wants to get in your phone, creating your mask to use it, you have a problem with security, not with the Face ID". Since the iPhone X has hit the market, people have been trying all sorts of ways to trick the phone's Face ID feature, including this creepy, cobbled-together mask .

Industry Starcraft 2 is now free to play on PC and Mac
Author: 0 Starcraft 2 is now free to play on PC and Mac

For those who owned StarCraft 2 before October 31st, Blizzard is automatically giving you Heart of the Swarm for free as long as you login to Battle.net between November 8th and December 8th 2017. Furthermore, level restrictions in the weekly mutation challenges have been removed. Starcraft 2's official Twitter account has been promoting Starcraft 2's transition to free-to-play by firing shots at EA upcoming game.

Industry Polaroid and Motorola unveil the Insta-Share Printer Moto Mod
Author: 0 Polaroid and Motorola unveil the Insta-Share Printer Moto Mod

The Insta-Share Printer has a physical button on it that you can press to launch the camera and take a picture. If you have a compatible phone, such as the Moto Z2 Force , you'll be able to clip this unusual addition to the back, and then print your photos straight from your phone, onto 2 x 3-inch Polaroid paper.

Industry Padmavati row : Sanjay Leela Bhansali gets police security!
Author: 0 Padmavati row : Sanjay Leela Bhansali gets police security!

Yesterday, the Rajput Karni Sena members vandalised Aakash Mall in Rajasthan's Kota protesting the trailer of " Padmavati ". The film, slated to be released on December 1, has faced a spate of protests. No effort to tarnish the image of Rani Padmavati will be tolerated, he said. We have the support of all castes and communities. "We have regressed.

Author: 0 Stevens Capital Management LP Buys 73061 Shares of Activision Blizzard, Inc (ATVI)

The hedge fund run by Panayotis Takis Sparaggis held 3.81 million shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $219.46 million, up from 3.53 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Wellington Management Gru Ltd Liability Partnership reported 0.03% stake. That's a potential 10.75 gain from where (NASDAQ: ATVI ) has been trading recently.

Industry YouTube Now Allows its Users to Buy Concert Tickets Via Ticketmaster
Author: 0 YouTube Now Allows its Users to Buy Concert Tickets Via Ticketmaster

There's no mention of expanding to other ticketing companies and not all artists use Ticketmaster . It also expanded its Reserve tool to include booking haircuts, began testing a vacation rental filter in its hotel search results and began including your local library's e-books in book searches.

Industry Global wealth surges in 2017 - Credit Suisse report
Author: 0 Global wealth surges in 2017 - Credit Suisse report

Americans now account for 43 percent of the world's millionaires. USA inequality is considerably worse than in its more developed-country peers. Its wealth growth of $451 billion represented the eight largest wealth gain globally by country, behind the US, China, Germany, France, Australia, Italy and Canada in that order.

Industry Target disappoints with moderate holiday season sales expectation
Author: 0 Target disappoints with moderate holiday season sales expectation

The stock declined 9.17% or $5.51 reaching $54.58 per share. Sandy Spring Bank grew its position in Target Corporation by 6.7% in the 2nd quarter. The stock had a trading volume of 8,014,200 shares, compared to its average volume of 7,170,398. Target Corporation has a 1-year low of $48.56 and a 1-year high of $79.33.

Industry HTC introduces its new VR headset showcasing Spark of Light
Author: 0 HTC introduces its new VR headset showcasing Spark of Light

Alongside the new VR headset, HTC also announced the Vive Wave, an open platform content that will make it easier for developers to dive into virtual reality. The design of the Vive Focus is similar to Sony's PlayStation VR and HTC's Vive Deluxe Audio Strap. At the Vive Developers Conference, one of the suggested applications for the Vive Focus was for education.

Industry Vodafone 348 prepaid plan revised, here's what's changed
Author: 0 Vodafone 348 prepaid plan revised, here's what's changed

To recharge with the app, open the app, tap on Recharge under the "quick actions" tab and punch in a valid Airtel prepaid number. In related news, Vodafone recently also launched a new "Chhota Champion" plan for its prepaid users. But similar plans is being also offered by Jio whose Rs 459 plan offers 1 GB data and has better 84 days validity. However, the upto 250 mins/day and/or 1000 mins/week limit stays on calls.

Industry App on several OnePlus devices grants backdoor root access
Author: 0 App on several OnePlus devices grants backdoor root access

This app is used by OnePlus to ensure that a device is working properly before it leaves the factory. A developer managed to use this very app to root the device by figuring out the password used to gain root access. This app is a system app made by @Qualcomm and customised by @OnePlus. The application was present on several models of OnePlus devices including OnePlus 3 , OnePlus 3T and OnePlus 5 .

Industry IPhone X iOS 11.1.1 gets jailbroken
Author: 0 IPhone X iOS 11.1.1 gets jailbroken

According to MacRumors , the 11.2 update will bring support for Qi wireless charging at a rate of 7.5 watts, an improvement over the current 5-watt limit allowed by iOS 11.1.1. A number of users of the app have reported problems with the battery on their device draining whilst using the app. Users are reporting problems with the app on both the iPhone and iPad.

Industry Hole puncher history: Google Doodle celebrates hole puncher on 131st anniversary
Author: 0 Hole puncher history: Google Doodle celebrates hole puncher on 131st anniversary

Prince Charles - born exactly 62 years after the hole puncher patent was filed - must be particularly ticked off. The animation was created by Gerben Steenks, a doodle designer at Google. Apart from helping keep otherwise loose documents together, hole punches have found another important use in punching tickets. Besides the hole puncher, he has invented a binder and a special nib for ink pens suitable for calligraphy.

Industry Release date, specs and everything you need to know — HTC Vive Focus
Author: 0 Release date, specs and everything you need to know — HTC Vive Focus

Vive just announced its first stand-alone, completely untethered headset – the Vive Focus . "With the new Vive Focus , we are excited to bring high-quality 6DoF VR experiences, which were previously only available on tethered devices, in a more convenient and portable form factor", said Alvin Wang Graylin, China regional president of HTC Vive.

Author: 0 Facebook and Messenger will now share the same Stories

They'll be able to post while inside Events and Groups, or get the option to share there on the Facebook Stories share sheet. In order to get a better sense of these changes, I spoke with Facebook Project Manager Connor Hayes and Messenger Project Manager Paulina Bozek, who walked me through what we can all expect when the new experience rolls out on November 13.

Industry PlayStation 4 owners can play online for free this week
Author: 0 PlayStation 4 owners can play online for free this week

It's hard to believe that Thanksgiving is nearly upon us, but it also means that one of the biggest retail days of the year, Black Friday, is quickly approaching. The PlayStation 4 discount is Sony's spotlight deal of the holiday. This sale starts early and will run from November 19th through November 27th.

Industry Nadal withdraws from ATP Finals after loss to Goffin
Author: 0 Nadal withdraws from ATP Finals after loss to Goffin

The fourth seed was not as fortunate in game six, though, as a forehand miss handed Dimitrov another opportunity which he did not let slip before wrapping up the first set by holding to love. Dimitrov broke in the seventh game of the decider to take control once more. In the pair's most recent meeting, in Madrid, Thiem won after saving five match points and it appeared another remarkable escape might be on the cards.

Industry Sledgehammer Addresses Call of Duty: WW2 Multiplayer Issues
Author: 0 Sledgehammer Addresses Call of Duty: WW2 Multiplayer Issues

In addition, the Sledgehammer engineering team believes it found the issue behind disconnects resulting in lost game stats. Activision wants to invite the entire gaming community to celebrate their heroism and living memories on Veterans Day this year, as well as every day.

Industry Moto X4 smartphone with 16 megapixels front camera launched at Rs 20999
Author: 0 Moto X4 smartphone with 16 megapixels front camera launched at Rs 20999

According to Motorola , the Moto X4 will be sold in Super Black and Sterling Blue colours. The matte back finish and the multi-coloured back panels have been replaced with a glass back design which looks more elegant. The camera app has also picked up new intelligent feature like the one that recognizes landmarks and objects, which in a way is pretty similar to the Bixby.

Industry Idea Cellular slips 3% on weak Q2 results
Author: 0 Idea Cellular slips 3% on weak Q2 results

Idea shares fell 2.6 percent to 94.50 rupees as of 11:49 a.m in Mumbai , paring their gain this year to about 27 percent. By selling the respective tower businesses, Idea Cellular would get Rs 4,000 crore, while Vodafone would get around Rs 3,850 crore, Business Standard reported.

Industry Watch Apple iPhone X Face ID bypassed with a mask
Author: 0 Watch Apple iPhone X Face ID bypassed with a mask

As can be seen in the video below, it appears to trick Face ID on the first attempt. If someone is so determined to get on your phone that they build a custom mask and have the opportunity to use it, then you must be a celebrity or a politician.

Author: 0 IPhone X Affected by Green Line on OLED Display, Some Users Say

After unresponsive display issue in cold weather reported by some iPhone X users last week , the new smartphone has been reported to develop a vertical green line on side of the display in at least in some units. The green line problem appears to be rather more limited, but it is concerning nonetheless. In the past week, Apple users reportedly complained of not being able to type the letter "I", as it was automatically changed to other letters or characters.

Industry Corvette ZR1 Unveiled With 755 HP, 210+ MPH Top Speed
Author: 0 Corvette ZR1 Unveiled With 755 HP, 210+ MPH Top Speed

Chevrolet is calling this the most powerful and fastest Corvette of all time. Further, the ZR1 elevates Corvette's track capability with two wind tunnel-honed aerodynamics packages, including an available High Wing that provides an estimated 950 pounds of downforce.

Industry Facebook starts programme to bolster digital skills
Author: 0 Facebook starts programme to bolster digital skills

Facebook Inc. wants to solve that problem with the launch of a new outreach program called Facebook Community Boost , which is aimed at teaching digital and social media skills to business owners, entrepreneurs and job seekers around the country.

Industry Justdial Denies to Google Offer, Stock Gets almost 20% Raise
Author: 0 Justdial Denies to Google Offer, Stock Gets almost 20% Raise

At 12.11, the scrip traded at Rs 492.25 (against the day's high of Rs 549), only 7.22% higher than the previous session's closing on BSE . "It may take some more time before the discussions are finalised", he added. Meanwhile, reports have been doing the rounds on social media that Google was likely to invest in Bangalore-based hyperlocal delivery startup Dunzo Digital Pvt.

Industry Mafia 3 runs at 1728p on Xbox One X with improved graphics
Author: 0 Mafia 3 runs at 1728p on Xbox One X with improved graphics

The Witcher 3 is now out on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in all regions. In 60 FPS in High Framerate Mode, the game targets a smooth 60 FPS and, this will be the first time an IOI game is running at 60 FPS on any console. There's new color grading, re-designed skyboxes and improved HDR adaptation rules. "Insects is a real-time, interactive demo created to showcase the best of 4K Ultra HD, High Dynamic Range, Spatial Audio, and the enhanced visuals of Xbox One X ", said a Microsoft dev.

Industry Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign, annual toy drive kick off
Author: 0 Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign, annual toy drive kick off

Dan Brady and WJBC's Scott Laughlin. Bells are ringing and volunteers are singing for donations to the Salvation Army red kettles. Olympic hurdler and bobsledder Lolo Jones is fighting to keep families safe and warm this Christmas with a fundraiser dedicated to sheltering the homeless .

Industry Lotus takes the Exige to even greater extremes
Author: 0 Lotus takes the Exige to even greater extremes

The auto called the Cup 430 has replaced the track Cup 380 , the circulation of which was limited to around 60 copies. As the name implies, there's a healthy boost of power included - motivation comes from the same supercharged 3.5-liter Toyota V6 used inside the Exige 380, but with a jump from 380 horsepower (283 kilowatts) up to 430 horsepower (320 kilowatts).