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Industry Sony Japan is shutting down its Demon's Souls online services
Author: 0 Sony Japan is shutting down its Demon's Souls online services

Even when you're getting invaded, the online components of Demon's Souls and the rest of the Souls games are always exciting when they're triggered. Originally released in 2009 on the PlayStation 3, Demon's Souls was received very positively from both fans and critics alike and featured the challenging action-RPG gameplay that became popularized in its successor, Dark Souls .

Industry Ben Stokes: England all-rounder 'not flying out to join Ashes squad'
Author: 0 Ben Stokes: England all-rounder 'not flying out to join Ashes squad'

Unsurprisingly, England fans were pretty chuffed with the news. It was later confirmed by the England and Wales Cricket Board that Stokes was indeed headed to New Zealand for a private trip. With Australia's dismantling of England in the first Test in Brisbane, Stokes would be a welcome addition the squad, but England Cricket boss Andrew Strauss stressed he won't play until he has been cleared by police.

Industry Destiny 2 Is Getting a Free Trial Tomorrow for Every Platform
Author: 0 Destiny 2 Is Getting a Free Trial Tomorrow for Every Platform

Separately, Destiny 2 director Luke Smith also spoke out over the weekend in response to loud calls from the Destiny community for detail on the quality of life changes coming to the game. In its place, Bungie will be changing XP earn rates for end-game content across the board but will ensure that all values are properly and consistently shown in the UI.

Industry What will NBN's HFC rollout pause mean for your connection?
Author: 0 What will NBN's HFC rollout pause mean for your connection?

As part of the $11 billion deal Telstra inked in 2014 to hand over its existing copper and HFC networks to the company behind the rollout of the National Broadband Network (NBN), the telco was also set to receive additional payments over time for long-term leases of associated infrastructure.

Industry Samsung's latest patent promises graphene batteries that last longer, charge faster
Author: 0 Samsung's latest patent promises graphene batteries that last longer, charge faster

If gains of 45 percent in terms of capacity and also the faster charging were applied to electric vehicles, these could make some significant changes to EV ranges. This extends the applications of the batteries and makes them more suitable for use in large-scale devices such as electric cars . In other words, you can get wild recharge times without having to worry almost as much about degrading the quality of the battery itself.

Industry Amazon announces VR developer tools, video provider services
Author: 0 Amazon announces VR developer tools, video provider services

Amazon Sumerian will be available for preview starting today, and works on all browsers supporting WebGL or WebVR graphics rendering such as Daydream, HTC Vive , iOS mobile devices and Oculus Rift . Amazon has built this tool to be simple enough that developers who are new to this can create experiences while ensuring that the tool is powerful enough that it can easily create engaging content.

Industry UK's Gambling Commission reiterates its position on loot boxes
Author: 0 UK's Gambling Commission reiterates its position on loot boxes

He also said that the Commission's role was to look closely at whether or not loot boxes fall under United Kingdom gambling law which is set by Parliament. According to the UK Gambling Commission , since the prizes unlocked in loot boxes are usable only in the games in which they're won, and can't be cashed-out, they don't fit the bill for "licensable gambling activity".

Author: 0 The Substitute Phone May Help to Reduce Smartphone Addiction

Schillinger designed the tool in response to addictive tendencies not only to use smartphones , but also to have them in hand and reflexively check them. His Substitute Phone features no silicon circuit boards, no Gorilla Glass protecting an LCD display, and no electronics whatsoever. "There are no digital functions".

Industry Tag: Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
Author: 0 Tag: Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)

The documents filed at FCC also confirm the Galaxy J5 Prime (2018) comes with a non-removable battery, but there's no info on the capacity. Under its flagship series, The Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge, Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge and Galaxy S6 Edge+ will be updated to latest Android version.

Author: 0 Bungie Changes Destiny 2 XP System After Players Discover It Was Rigged

This same system scales XP up when playing Crucible matches, the Leviathan Raid, and other activities that take more than a couple of minutes to complete. Bungie, on its official page, has agreed to the rigged system and has assured to clear things up for the players. And while Bungie may have a couple of reasons on why it designed the game's XP system to be that way, players will always feel that the system was built to encourage them to spend real money just to get Bright Engrams faster in ...

Industry Oppo A79 smartphone with bezel-less 6-inch display launched in China
Author: 0 Oppo A79 smartphone with bezel-less 6-inch display launched in China

Between the two, the Oppo F5 Youth was first announced at the F5 launch in India earlier this month, and is due to be launched in the country in December. The RAM is also matching at 4GB and 64GB internal memory plus the microSD card provision to take the 3GB storage up to 128GB gives the device enough firepower.

Industry Oppo launches F5 Youth with 16MP selfie camera
Author: 0 Oppo launches F5 Youth with 16MP selfie camera

So, what do you think about the Oppo F5 Youth Edition? Oppo F5 Youth comes with a price tag of PHP13,990 ($275 / Rs. 17750 approx) and available in the Philippines . Users extension of main memory with 32 GB to 256 GB through a memory card slot. And yet again due to a full-screen design, the fingerprint sensor has been moved to the rear.

Industry One Nation falling flat in Qld election
Author: 0 One Nation falling flat in Qld election

One Nation's bid to parachute Malcolm Roberts into the Queensland election at the eleventh hour appears to have failed, with the former senator trailing Labor in Ipswich. Media were blocked from entering a garage as Mr Dickson and Senator Hanson thanked supporters at a function in Buderim. She said she was pleased with the overall, saying the party had run a very strong campaign.

Industry Local retailers embrace Small Business Saturday
Author: 0 Local retailers embrace Small Business Saturday

Mchenry Village is a hub for small businesses and with Small Business Saturday bringing big crowds, owners are hoping they can raise awareness to continue to keep their doors open. The Minted Vintage shop has only been around for a year, but already has great friends in other small businesses in the Mid-Ohio Valley. "Local retail sales are a great economic tool and driver for our economy", Freeman said.

Industry The next Sea of Thieves beta test will be available to everyone
Author: 0 The next Sea of Thieves beta test will be available to everyone

You'll be under NDA while participating in the testing phase. The Sea Of Thieves Insider Program has been randomly inviting wannabe pirates into it's world for the best part of the past year, but now the gangplank has been lowered and everyone can join the party! You'll also need an Xbox Live Gold membership because Sea of Thieves is an online title.

Industry Cyber Monday: your sales guide
Author: 0 Cyber Monday: your sales guide

Amazon customers who voice shop with Alexa will get an exclusive shopping window several hours earlier than the general public with access to some of the best deals starting at 5pm PT, Nov. Here in this article, we have covered the most awaited deal of this unbelievable shopping holiday. As part of the online retailer's Black Friday Deals Store, Amazon is running a special sale on Echo devices and Fire tablets.

Industry Facebook Tests Snapchat's Streak Feature on Messenger
Author: 0 Facebook Tests Snapchat's Streak Feature on Messenger

Snap Inc (NYSE:SNAP) has brought a great many of innovations to the social messaging space over the years, and almost every one of them has been directly copied by Facebook (FB ). It is in the news that Facebook is just testing the feature right now with just a few accounts enable the feature. It is still not clear whether it is a testing from Facebook or the start of gamification of Facebook Messenger .

Industry Amazon Echo Black Friday Deals
Author: 0 Amazon Echo Black Friday Deals

And now there's a new, redesigned Echo in addition to a brand new, souped-up Echo Plus . Amazon is also running a temporary promotion on top of the discounted Echo Dot , bundling both the diminutive smart speaker and a TP-Link HS100 smart plug.

Industry PS4 Console Black Friday 2017 Sales
Author: 0 PS4 Console Black Friday 2017 Sales

Well now that system has been, somehow, made available for just £169.99 over at Argos with top stab-'em-up Assassin's Creed Origins thrown in too. For gamers looking for some new titles to get them through the winter, Black Friday is a great time to pick up new releases titles at a steep discount.

Industry Twitter finally bringing bookmarks, feature in test phase
Author: 0 Twitter finally bringing bookmarks, feature in test phase

The company made an announcement about testing of the feature on November 23. "You told us that you want Tweets you've bookmarked to be private, so only you can see it", said Koyama in a tweet. The team would love your feedback as they dial in the design! Currently, if you want to save a tweet, the only way you can do it is by hitting the like button and review your likes at a later time.

Industry This iPhone deal may be the star of Black Friday
Author: 0 This iPhone deal may be the star of Black Friday

The 32GB iPhone SE will retail for $99 at Walmart , saving customers $30. India is a huge market for smartphones, but consumers lack the purchasing power to continually upgrade to high-end flagships. The earlier speculations have tipped that the device might feature a modest update with a faster chipset. It is an exciting time for Apple fans as we are expected to see three new iPhone X variants and a new SE next year.

Industry 'Padmavati': Controversy takes a deadly turn as dead body found in Rajasthan
Author: 0 'Padmavati': Controversy takes a deadly turn as dead body found in Rajasthan

The Jaipur Police reached the spot and is investigating the case. Singh said it was not clear if it was murder or suicide and that it would be too early to relate the messages on the rocks to " Padmavati ". Speaking to News18, Ram Ratan Saini said that his brother had been missing since 5 PM last evening. The text on the wall reads, " Padmavati , hum sirf putle nahi latkate ( Padmavati , we hang not just effigies)".

Industry Google can collect user's information when devices are turned off
Author: 0 Google can collect user's information when devices are turned off

Privacy campaigners have reacted with anger to the news, equating the practice to a "betrayal" of users who place their trust in the company. A Google spokesperson confirmed the practice, noting the Cell ID codes were used alongside many other signals by Google to improve its push notification and message delivery system, and never stored.

Industry Infiniti introduces 2019 QX50 ahead of LA Auto Show outing
Author: 0 Infiniti introduces 2019 QX50 ahead of LA Auto Show outing

For now, Infiniti has only revealed the front of their new SUV. A flexible interior includes sliding rear seats to expand boot volume from 895 litres to 1048 litres with up to 1699 litres with the rear seats folded putting it nearly on par with vehicles from the large SUV class.

Industry Get an awesome PlayStation VR bundle for under £250 this Black Friday
Author: 0 Get an awesome PlayStation VR bundle for under £250 this Black Friday

Black Friday 2017 deals in the United Kingdom are getting better by the day, and there are now some very attractive early offers for gaming enthusiasts, including Xbox One , PS4, game bundles and PC or console games. The deals are already rolling in as gamers prep to spend, spend, spend until their heart is content and their libraries of digital software are spilling over their video game stocking.

Industry Google Pixel smartphones gets smart battery features
Author: 0 Google Pixel smartphones gets smart battery features

To improve accuracy, Google has created an "on-device model" that analyzes each device's battery usage over time to build an understanding of patterns of usage on similar days and times. It was on the Google Play Store but is not now available. "If you are a Pixel user you must have noticed that the smartphones" battery life predictions haven't been the most accurate.

Industry Santa arrives for Friday's Christmas Open House and chamber bucks drawing
Author: 0 Santa arrives for Friday's Christmas Open House and chamber bucks drawing

Free. Throughout Utah County, cities and businesses hold ceremonies and festivals to celebrate the lighting of the Christmas trees and light displays. The event also will feature a visit from Santa. Spend the afternoon listening to holiday music and savoring delicious local foods while getting a start on your shopping for the season.

Industry Liquidity Drives Sensex, Nifty Up; Reliance, Bajaj Auto, Infosys, Cipla, Top Gainers
Author: 0 Liquidity Drives Sensex, Nifty Up; Reliance, Bajaj Auto, Infosys, Cipla, Top Gainers

The gauge had rallied over 801 points in the past five straight sessions. The Sensex closed higher by 26 points, or 0.08%, at 33,588, while the Nifty inched up 6 points, or 0.06%, to close at 10,349. On the other hand, metal index was down 0.34 per cent and realty 0.1 per cent. Biggest gainers in the 30-share index were Sun Pharmaceutical Industries (1.48%), Tata Power Company (1.08%), Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (0.86%), Infosys (0.80%), Cipla (0.75%), and Bharti Airtel (0.70%).