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Research What you need to know about Black Friday this year
Author: 0 What you need to know about Black Friday this year

And there are a number of stores continuing their tradition of staying closed on Thanksgiving Day from Ace Hardware to Costco to Mills Fleet Farm to Menards. Even though, the Arkansas-based retailer Walmart has made a point to lessen the amount of inventory it totes in stores - increasing efficiency and avoiding an oversupply of unsold stocks.

Research YouTube now available on Amazon Echo Show again
Author: 0 YouTube now available on Amazon Echo Show again

A pack of two Amazon Echo Buttons will set you back $20 and start shipping out to customers on December 19th, 2017 throughout the U.S., just in time for the holiday season. The violations seemed to have issues with the former Echo Show YouTube app's layout, which is why the new version has been redesigned in conformity with Google's requests, and now looks similar to the web version.

Research Gujarat also bans release of 'Padmavati'
Author: 0 Gujarat also bans release of 'Padmavati'

The Rajput Karni Sena has said that the film has some scenes in between Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone who have played the role Alauddin Khilji and Queen Padmavati respectively. Moreover, the CBFC has recently sent back the film to its makers citing "technical deficiencies". Sanjay Leela Bhansali flick Padmavati , mired in a huge row at home, was cleared uncut by British censors even as the Supreme Court agreed today to hear a plea seeking directions that the movie is not released ...

Research Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp is out now for Android and iOS
Author: 0 Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp is out now for Android and iOS

In Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp , every day offers something new! While Super Mario Run faced some criticism for squashing Nintendo's character into a relatively uninspiring running game, this smartphone take on Animal Crossing seems to have numerous same elements as its console precursors.

Research Project Titan: Apple Scientists Disclose Research Paper On Autonomous Technology, 3D Detection
Author: 0 Project Titan: Apple Scientists Disclose Research Paper On Autonomous Technology, 3D Detection

The paper comes after Apple CEO Tim Cook clarified in June that the company was not building its own self-driving vehicle, but was instead focusing on an autonomous auto system. The paper, which you can check out at this link , discusses a new software program called VoxelNet, which helps detect three-dimensional objects with fewer sensors than many companies are now using.

Research PUBG will change for China and align with 'socialist core values'
Author: 0 PUBG will change for China and align with 'socialist core values'

This morning, PUBG Corp. announced a new partnership with Chinese company Tencent to bring Playerunknown's Battlegrounds to the Chinese market under a new publishing deal. Rumors were swirling not too long ago that the Chinese government wanted to ban the game because it was violent, but those rumors never came true. "We will also offer a different, fun experience on PC", Steven Ma, Senior Vice President of Tencent , said in a statement provided to Glixel.

Research Now you can buy a OnePlus 5T
Author: 0 Now you can buy a OnePlus 5T

And despite some minor bugs , the users are loving the new update on these devices. Since the OnePlus 5T has been launched at the same price tag in India as the OnePlus 5 , the former makes the latter outdated as it comes with better technology.

Research Apple Acquires AR Headset Startup Vrvana for $30 Million
Author: 0 Apple Acquires AR Headset Startup Vrvana for $30 Million

Such technology allows Totem to do what it refers to as a "Seamless blend" transition between VR and AR environments, according to TechCrunch . Now, two sources speaking with TechCrunch have said that Apple has acquired the headset maker in a deal worth $30 million.

Research Florida meets with Chip Kelly about coaching job
Author: 0 Florida meets with Chip Kelly about coaching job

I'm sure if you went to Vegas, you could get odds on where Kelly will be coaching next season. In the next few days, maybe a little later, he will probably be headline news in college football. While the program prestige is superior at Florida over UCLA, the Bruins could add extra appeal to Kelly by the "fit" they provide. Kelly is of course no stranger to the Pac-12, with a 46-7 record over four seasons at OR (2009-2012) before taking a job in the National Football League with the ...

Research Xiaomi launches 'Made in India' power banks starting from Rs. 799
Author: 0 Xiaomi launches 'Made in India' power banks starting from Rs. 799

He further added , "We spoke to the team at Hipad Technology a year back, and encouraged them to look at the Indian market to set up a Power Bank facility". The 20000mAh Mi Power Bank 2i will retail for Rs. 1,499 which is also cheaper as compared to the current Mi Power Bank 2 of the same capacity that retails for Rs.

Research Apple, Others Drop Skype From App Stores in China
Author: 0 Apple, Others Drop Skype From App Stores in China

Slashing social networking websites in the country is done perhaps to make surveillance of civilians an easier task. An Apple's Spokesperson told NYT that they have received a notification from the Public Security Ministry that some voice over internet apps do not abide by the local laws of the Republic.

Research Google Lens will soon be available via Assistant on all Pixel phones
Author: 0 Google Lens will soon be available via Assistant on all Pixel phones

After Google Lens identifies the text , links, code in the image, Google Assistant can help you create a new contact information for it or shop for the product online. At this stage, Google Lens will be able to identify text , landmarks , art, books, movies and barcodes , according to the company. Want to know what a book is about, simple use Google Lens and it will provide a short synopsis of the book, together with ratings.

Research Pokemon Go's Global Catch Challenge Gets Back on Track on Day 2
Author: 0 Pokemon Go's Global Catch Challenge Gets Back on Track on Day 2

Now the developer behind the game is launching a special "Global Catch" event that actually sounds pretty impossible: catching three billion Pokemon over the course of seven days. Trainers have until November 26 to catch all the required Pokemon and collect the full rewards on offer. Once unlocked, rewards will last until 1pm PT on December 1st.

Research Black Widow, Winter Soldier & Venom Join Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite
Author: 0 Black Widow, Winter Soldier & Venom Join Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite

While there is some disappointment over Black Widow and Winter Soldier being similar to other characters in the game, they still have a few cool moves that should impress fans. Black Widow is a spy with evasive maneuvers, gadgets, and projectiles. Using his cybernetic arm, he can activate Metal Shield, which provides him with enough armor to not only ignore hits, but to walk away unscathed.

Research Belgium Finished Investigation on Loot Boxes, Deems Them Gambling
Author: 0 Belgium Finished Investigation on Loot Boxes, Deems Them Gambling

Today, VTM News reported that the ruling is in, and the answer is yes. Belgian Minister of Justice Koen Geens added, "Mixing gambling and gaming, especially at a young age, is unsafe for the mental health of the child". Geens hopes that all micro-transactions where you don't know exactly what you're getting will be banned in all of Europe. Time will tell if the decision gains momentum in Europe.

Research Toyota's T-HR3 robot mimics your hand, arm and foot movements
Author: 0 Toyota's T-HR3 robot mimics your hand, arm and foot movements

The robot resembles a somewhat short person with long arms and smooth white panels covering its mechanical bits, with optical sensors but into the head. The Torque Servo Module has been developed in collaboration with Tamagawa Seiki Co., Ltd. and NIDEC COPAL ELECTRONICS CORP. The video Toyota released for the T-HR3 shows off some of the robot's impressive flexibility and balance control, which makes us wonder whether these things might one day show up to lead yoga classes.

Research Uber hackers stole data from 57 million people
Author: 0 Uber hackers stole data from 57 million people

Additionally, the license numbers of 600,000 drivers were exposed during the breach. Uber paid $100,000 to attackers to delete the data and stay quiet, Bloomberg News reported , which the board discovered after starting an inquiry into the company's security operations last month.

Author: 0 Samsung to release red Galaxy S8

A new report suggests that the Galaxy S9 will have a new and improved iris scanner to compete with the iPhone X's Face ID feature . It appears that Samsung is not favouring any hardware upgrade, and the Galaxy S9 will basically be an incremental upgrade as far as specifications are concerned.

Research Volvo to supply 24000 self-driving XC90s to Uber
Author: 0 Volvo to supply 24000 self-driving XC90s to Uber

The deal is an extension of an agreement Uber made with Volvo almost two years ago, when the ride-hailing company started its research and development efforts in autonomous vehicles in earnest. It is also a good opportunity to rack up autonomous miles in their respective vehicles. "In addition to what you see on the roof, there are several sensors behind the fascia of the vehicle".

Research Honor 7X is now official with 18:9 display, dual rear cameras
Author: 0 Honor 7X is now official with 18:9 display, dual rear cameras

Honor puts out some great bang-for-your-buck phones, like the 6X earlier this year , so the 7X is likely to follow a similar path. The device is expected to be priced around 2999 yuan ($451.98). Huawei's sub-brand, Honor is coming up with yet another smartphone as the company has just unveiled a new Honor 7X smartphone. What do you think of the upcoming Honor 7X? The onboard storage is expandable up to 256GB via microSD card.

Research Valkyria Chronicles 4 Announced For PS4, Xbox One, And Switch
Author: 0 Valkyria Chronicles 4 Announced For PS4, Xbox One, And Switch

While there's a site dedicated to the game , it now only contains the video that was uploaded to YouTube, along with social media postings that you can share on your own pages, announcing the game's presence. The Next Generation "BLiTZ" Battle System - The part overhead turn-based strategy, part RPG, and part real-time 3rd person shooter "BLiTZ" battle system returns to the field.

Research Cyberpunk 2077 dev promises
Author: 0 Cyberpunk 2077 dev promises "no bullshit" with its game

As such, when CD Projekt RED recently confirmed they were considering adding an online portion to Cyberpunk 2077 , many in the gaming industry voiced their concerns. As for what the online aspects will entail for Cyberpunk 2077 , that remains to be seen, and hopefully we'll hear something in the near future about it.

Research 2018 might have 20 or more big earthquakes, scientists say
Author: 0 2018 might have 20 or more big earthquakes, scientists say

Researchers who have published Geophysical Research letters, according to Guardian and Science , have analyzed earthquakes above seven degrees that have occurred on earth since 1990. "We could easily have 20 a year starting in 2018", he added. The trembles will particularly harm the heavily populated tropical regions. Bilham said that it is hard to predict where these quakes will take place but most of these may be triggered near the equator.

Research Toshiba seeks 600b yen in share sale to avoid delisting
Author: 0 Toshiba seeks 600b yen in share sale to avoid delisting

Toshiba's board met on Sunday to approve the plan, which would plug a balance sheet hole left by the company's bankrupt USA nuclear power business. Toshiba's board approved the transaction on Sunday and expects it to close by Dec 5, the Tokyo-based company said in a statement on Monday (Nov 20).

Research Android 8.0 update is now available for OnePlus 3 and 3T phones
Author: 0 Android 8.0 update is now available for OnePlus 3 and 3T phones

If you own a OnePlus 3 and 3T, don't forget to spot the OTA update. OnePlus is finally into the age of Oreo . Both the devices now run the Android 7.0 Nougat based Oxygen OS. This ends a long string of OxygenOS betas and opens up time and resources to bring the same beta to the OnePlus 5 pair before the year ends. Until then, device owners can check for updates manually by going to Settings About Phone System Updates check for the new firmware.

Research Skyrim Now Available Worldwide for PlayStation VR and Nintendo Switch
Author: 0 Skyrim Now Available Worldwide for PlayStation VR and Nintendo Switch

Nintendo is taking off the belt and whipping the flesh off the bare bottoms of Microsoft and Sony in the hardware sales department each month in and each month out with the Nintendo Switch and now the SNES Classic Edition. Nintendo Switch came out following the underwhelming performance of Wii U and according to Nintendo, Wii U's failed marketing is the reason for Switch's success.

Research HTC's VR object tracker is launching in December for $99.99
Author: 0 HTC's VR object tracker is launching in December for $99.99

But that's just for developers and businesses. They're now only available for pre-order, although HTC says they'll start shipping at some point in mid-December. The set will sell for $149.99 and includes both Ping Pong and Tennis handles, a Vive Tracker and a pack-in redemption code for Virtual Sports . The racket set works with six titles with another five expected by the end of the year.