• North Korea threatens to attack Guam
North Korea threatens to attack Guam

The United Nations Security Council unanimously approved new sanctions-with the rare support of Russian Federation and China-to ban coal and other exports to North Korea valued at more than $1 billion. His warning was in response to reports that Pyongyang had developed a nuclear warhead capable of fitting inside its ballistic missiles. In Novembe...

Read more

  • Valve announces Artifact, a Dota-themed digital card game
Valve announces Artifact, a Dota-themed digital card game

The digital card games market is booming , with sales across the genre reaching $1.4 billion. It's clear that this is an announcement based on Blizzard's success of Hearthstone and Bethesda's success of The Elder Scrolls: Legends. While Valve didn't share too many details about the game, it appears to feature a number of elements from the studio...

Read more

  • Standard Life shares down despite 13pc profit rise
Standard Life shares down despite 13pc profit rise

The £5.6bn which left Standard Life's flagship Gars fund during the period, for example, was offset by its workplace pension and retail units which attracted £4.2bn of inflows. The results are the last set of numbers before Standard Life completes its multibillion-pound tie-up with Aberdeen Asset Management, scheduled to complete on August 14.

Read more

  • Ancient Roman home to Christ's apostles 'discovered' in Israel - RT Viral
Ancient Roman home to Christ's apostles 'discovered' in Israel - RT Viral

As reported by the New York Post , the archaeologists have determined el-Araj as the " leading candidate for the lost city of Jesus' Apostles ". Steven Notley , distinguished professor of Bible at Nyack College in NY, also worked with Aviam on the recent dig.

Read more

  • Troup County plans school release delay to teach students during solar eclipse
Troup County plans school release delay to teach students during solar eclipse

One of the sessions specifically targeted 3rd through 5th-grade teachers, using programs that allow students to observe scenarios where teachers will be able to recreate multiple examples of the eclipse in a variety of different ways. "This is all about getting kids excited about science", said O'Brien, "Thinking like a scientist, and in this day a...

Read more

  • Samsung Galaxy S9 to feature larger battery and smaller PCB
Samsung Galaxy S9 to feature larger battery and smaller PCB

The other advantage SLP has over the technology now in use, which is High Density Interconnect (HDI), is that it allows for thinner connections ( 15nm) between components. The Snapdragon variant will stick to HDI, at least initially because Qualcomm's chips have "technical difficulties" with the advanced logic boards. A bigger battery usually mea...

Read more

  • Spotify finally allows Xbox One owners to choose their own soundtrack
Spotify finally allows Xbox One owners to choose their own soundtrack

Once the update rolls out, Xbox One owners will have the ability to customize the Home screen how they see fit, adding apps, games, friends and more to the screen they see when they launch the console. Spotify has also made a collection of curated gaming soundtracks. The app also features a curated playlist from Larry Hryb, a figure in the Xbox...

Read more

  • Spotify finally launches on Xbox One from today
Spotify finally launches on Xbox One from today

You can use Spotify Connect to control the music from your mobile device. The streaming app joins Netflix, Hulu, HBO Now, Pandora and other apps already available on Xbox One. Furthermore, users can create personalised soundtracks for each game, elevating how much input players have with their favourite titles. The app is open to all Spotif...

Read more

  • Partial lunar eclipse dazzles night sky
Partial lunar eclipse dazzles night sky

However, there are many ways to safely view an eclipse of the sun including direct viewing - which requires some type of filtering device and indirect viewing where you project an image of the sun onto a screen. If you missed the eclipse (and most of us did, it was all finished up 5:18 am time), then you'll have to wait until the next total ec...

Read more

  • Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice Gets Final Developer Diary Ahead Of Release
Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice Gets Final Developer Diary Ahead Of Release

If a player dies too many times their saved files will be deleted, forcing the player to begin the journey over from the beginning of the game. Ninja Theory's final pre-launch developer diary offers a whistle-stop tour of Hellblade's eventful development, cramming three years of laughs, larks, highs, and lows into seven action-packed minutes-so...

Read more

  • Dissidia Final Fantasy NT Closed Beta Test Begins on Friday, August 25
Dissidia Final Fantasy NT Closed Beta Test Begins on Friday, August 25

However, the Comrades beta has been plagued with server issues and a variety of other problems, severely impacting the experience for players and preventing Square Enix to gather valuable feedback to prepare the DLC for its full launch. Prior to the start of this beta, Square Enix will release an update that's meant to resolve matchmaking issues. ...

Read more

  • 'Driverless' van spotted in Virginia with man dressed as auto seat
'Driverless' van spotted in Virginia with man dressed as auto seat

While the clip looks very convincing, transportation reporter Adam Tuss from NBC's Washington affiliate investigated further. He approached the vehicle and was stunned to see that the driver had been disguised as a auto seat. What are you doing? The objective of the study, which will be made public, is to determine whether self-driving cars nee...

Read more

  • Firefox to get VR support
Firefox to get VR support

Versions of Chrome for Android greater than 56 and the Samsung Internet Browser for Gear VR now support WebVR, but WebVR's dev site does not list another desktop browser that supports it in a stable release . The next version of Firefox is going to start rolling out to users across the globe from August 8th. In a bizarrely ambitious test, the te...

Read more

  • Partial lunar eclipse visible this evening
Partial lunar eclipse visible this evening

Experts say viewers will see an initial partial reddening of the moon when the lunar eclipse begins. "These eclipse glasses will be completely dark". Another pair of eclipses occurred last February and another pair will occur in January / February of 2018. An eclipse of the Moon or a lunar eclipse occurs when a planet comes betw...

Read more

  • Pokemon Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon to feature new form of Lycanroc
Pokemon Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon to feature new form of Lycanroc

A lot more Pokemon are set to get a third form, which in typical Pokemon fashion will get you to collect the game, if you're really hardcore into filling your dex. In Pokemon Sun , Rockruff evolves into the Midday Form of Lycanroc , while in Pokemon Moon , Rockfull evolves into its Midnight Form. Dusk Form Lycanroc can't be acquired by ordin...

Read more

  • Sharp has officially introduced a new smartphone Aquos S2
Sharp has officially introduced a new smartphone Aquos S2

The Aquos line is known for its bezel-less design and the S2 doesn't deviate from it. It will be available in Black, White, Blue, and Mint Blue color options. The company is also offering the RoboS AI that was first introduced with the Sharp's RoBoHon launched a year ago in Japan. This FFD technology takes the screen-to-body ratio of the Sharp ...

Read more

  • First Three
First Three "Dragon Quest" Games Head to PS4 and 3DS in Japan

In the Dragon Quest Summer Festival, 2017 held in Tokyo, Japan; Square Enix revealed that they would be bringing the Dragon Quest Builders 2 to Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4. Dragon Quest Builders follows the formula of Minecraft as a world-building game, but set in the Dragon Quest universe. The sequel will add co-op play and appea...

Read more

  • Check Out the Beautiful Metroid: Samus Returns 3DS XL
Check Out the Beautiful Metroid: Samus Returns 3DS XL

The 3DS is the color of Samus' most popular armor scheme, with each half sporting a different colour. The back is yellow with the Screwattack logo in the center. Nintendo US have announced that a Samus Edition NEW 3DS XL on the way along Metroid: Samus Returns in September. It's now confirmed for America and unclear if it'll make it's way to...

Read more

  • Rumor: Xiaomi Mi Note 3 To Arrive In August Or September
Rumor: Xiaomi Mi Note 3 To Arrive In August Or September

People in the supply chain reveal that the smartphone could launch by the end of this quarter, which means either by August or September. Details regarding the launch is confirmed by the company's VP and India MD Manu Kumar who state on the twitter on Tuesday.

Read more

  • LG V30 to feature first ever OLED FullVision display
LG V30 to feature first ever OLED FullVision display

Thanks to the invitation we've just received in our inbox, we can confirm the LG V30 will be officially introduced one day ahead of IFA 2017, on August 31. The Korean Giant seems to have worked on to reduce the bezels with FullVision Display as they have done with LG G6 earlier this year. The video also reveals the design as well as the camera ...

Read more