• Spotify, China's Tencent Music Unit Agree to Exchange Shares
Spotify, China's Tencent Music Unit Agree to Exchange Shares

The company already has an existing paid offering, YouTube Red , which was originally launched with a focus on original content, but had emphasised music streaming and the absence of advertising as of late. Meanwhile, Apple Music already has more than 30 million subscribers . And yet, YouTube itself attracts more than a billion users per mo...

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  • Trending: Messenger Kids can keep kids safe on social media
Trending: Messenger Kids can keep kids safe on social media

Facebook has privacy protections for teens under 18, but these protections aren't designed for younger children who lack the maturity to navigate the choppy waters of social media. The senators did say that the app has the potential to provide a safe space for kids, however, they "remain concerned about where sensitive information collected through...

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  • Google's 'Check for update' button will start working in 2018
Google's 'Check for update' button will start working in 2018

Once the installation completes, you will be opted out of the beta program to be eligible for future stable OTA releases. Do note that this seems to be an internal beta build of the update and, while users have tested it and confirmed that it's stable, it wouldn't be out of the realm of possibility for bugs to start popping up after a while.

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  • Metro Exodus Gets A New Trailer at The Game Awards
Metro Exodus Gets A New Trailer at The Game Awards

And yet, Artyom keeps going out into the wasteland, looking for something. Metro Exodus is set in the post-apocalyptic ruins of Moscow as desperate survivors cling to their existence underground after the surface was ravaged by nuclear war.

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  • Soulcalibur VI announced for 2018
Soulcalibur VI announced for 2018

Taking place in the 16th century, revisit the events of the original Soulcalibur to uncover hidden truths. "Two decades after its first iteration, SoulCalibur VI returns to its roots while bringing brand-new gameplay features to the fight", says the press release from Bandai Namco .

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  • The Game Awards 2017 Winner Is Zelda: Breath of the Wild
The Game Awards 2017 Winner Is Zelda: Breath of the Wild

In addition, the critically acclaimed "Bayonetta 2", originally a Wii U exclusive, will be launching for Switch on February 16; those who purchase the game in stores at a suggested retail price of $59.99 will receive a free download code for the original "Bayonetta".

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  • Overwatch Winter Wonderland Event Gets A Yeti Winston Boss Fight Mode
Overwatch Winter Wonderland Event Gets A Yeti Winston Boss Fight Mode

The Snowball Offensive will take place on the Black Forest and Ecopoint Antarctica maps. We'll keep you posted about skins and more. The new event will be a boss fight in which a team of six Mei's will be pit against one single Winston, who acts as the stand-in Yeti for the holiday event.

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  • Two New PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Mobile Games Are on Their Way
Two New PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Mobile Games Are on Their Way

In a Steam community post , Bluehole detailed how Miramar offers "unique terrain and dense urban areas", something entirely new to PUBG . Modern gaming phenomenon PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds ( PUBG ) is getting a new map for its 1.0 launch, and while screenshots of it have been floating about for some months now, the maps has finally been...

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  • Twilight Zone Reboot by Jordan Peele Heads to CBS All Access
Twilight Zone Reboot by Jordan Peele Heads to CBS All Access

CBS Television Studios will produce the series in association with Peele's Monkeypaw Productions and Kinberg's Genre Films. So he created one: Peele wrote and directed 2017's best-reviewed movie , the $4.5 million horror-comedy " Get Out ", an uncomfortable look at race relations in America, which has grossed more than $250 million worldwide.

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  • Amazon Prime Video has finally landed on Apple TV
Amazon Prime Video has finally landed on Apple TV

Customers in the U.S., U.K., Germany and Austria will also be able to watch videos from subscription services (like HBO, Showtime or Eurosport in Europe) paid for on Amazon. Apple originally said the Prime Video app would come to Apple TV and Apple's TV application sometime in the summer , and Amazon concurred with Apple's statement in a tweet.

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  • Google blocks YouTube on Amazon devices in escalating feud
Google blocks YouTube on Amazon devices in escalating feud

This could be a sign that the long-standing feud between Apple and Amazon has finally come to an end. The Amazon Prime Video app is available on the 3rd generation Apple TV upwards, the app is available as a free download from the iTunes store, although you will need to have a subscription to Amazon Prime to use the app.

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  • Instagram Users Warned Against Wild Animal Selfies
Instagram Users Warned Against Wild Animal Selfies

WWF has seen cheetah and tiger cubs being sold as well as other endangered animals and reptiles. With effect from this Monday, whenever an Instagram user will make searches pertaining to, for or making clicks on a hashtag that is generally associated to abusive behavior toward animals, such as posing with and holding wild animals, the following...

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  • McDonald's is bringing back the $1 menu, but with a twist
McDonald's is bringing back the $1 menu, but with a twist

This value menu is what strikes to maintain this strategy. Taco Bell has done well with value promotions such as this Taco 12 pack deal. A former restaurant operator of McDonald's, Dick Adams, says that despite the value menus are losing a balance in general for franchises, those have seen their revenues and also their voice in the time of co...

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  • Google Maps Now Feature A Two-Wheeler Mode
Google Maps Now Feature A Two-Wheeler Mode

As pointed out in screenshots provided by Android Police , this mode cuts off a few minutes off of shorter rides, and up to an hour off of longer ones. The feature will be available on Google Maps in India from Tuesday and will offer accurate travel times to reflect speeds, customised routing and voice guided navigation and enhance landmark navi...

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  • Gale Warning For Irish Coastal Waters Ahead Of Storm Caroline's Passage
Gale Warning For Irish Coastal Waters Ahead Of Storm Caroline's Passage

The wintry weather follows snow and cold temperatures experienced in parts of Scotland earlier this month. Strong northwest winds may cause drifting of the snow in places with blizzard conditions possible at times across northern Scotland. Some short-term loss of power and other services is possible. Coastal routes, seafronts and coastal communit...

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  • Apple Pay Cash comes to the US
Apple Pay Cash comes to the US

Affected users have been asked to consult Apple Support. After setting up Apple Pay Cash, users can send money through iMessage by opening up a current or new conversation with the person they want to pay. Tap Apple Pay Cash card, then follow the onscreen instructions. If you use a credit card, the iPhone maker will charge 3% on each transact...

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  • Google is Pulling YouTube From The Fire TV
Google is Pulling YouTube From The Fire TV

Google is preventing its YouTube video service from working on Amazon's line of hardware products, raising the stakes in a rivalry between two tech giants as their businesses increasingly overlap. Amazon was upset Apple would not allow a Prime Video app on the Apple TV, so pulled the set-top box from sale. In September, Google cut off ...

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  • IPhone X, unlocked and SIM-free, arrives in US
IPhone X, unlocked and SIM-free, arrives in US

With a model like this, the owner can swap out their SIM with one from a different carrier and use it on the same phone without worrying about whether it is compatible. If you selected the SIM-free iPhone, you'll need to insert your own nano-SIM card or obtain one from the supported carrier of your choice and activate it in order to use your iPhone...

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  • Broadcom looks to replace Qualcomm's entire board after Qualcomm 'ignored' buyout talks
Broadcom looks to replace Qualcomm's entire board after Qualcomm 'ignored' buyout talks

Shares of both companies fell as Qualcomm confirmed receiving the list, saying Broadcom's action was a "blatant attempt to seize control of the Qualcomm board in order to advance Broadcom's acquisition agenda". The company also highlighted a potentially lengthy antitrust review, Broadcom's pending relocation from Singapore to DE and " Broadco...

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  • Samsung starts production of world's first 512GB embedded flash storage
Samsung starts production of world's first 512GB embedded flash storage

Entry-level Samsung flagship phones like the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8 come with 64GB of memory, but that might not be enough for some users. Samsung has announced the beginning of mass production of what it claims is the world's first 512 GB embedded Universal Flash Storage (eUFS) solution for next-gen mobile devices.

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