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IT Upcoming Sony Xperia Z5 with Snapdragon 845 spotted online
Author: 0 Upcoming Sony Xperia Z5 with Snapdragon 845 spotted online

Although it's still 2-3 months away, we got some new juicy news that Sony Mobile will be unveiling another generation Xperia smartphones in the first quarter (of course) and will have four variants . The operating system on the smartphone will be based on Android Oreo 8.1 with custom UI on the top. There is also a volume rocker and dedicated camera button on the right side.

IT Microsoft surprises OH boy who gave up Xbox to help homeless
Author: 0 Microsoft surprises OH boy who gave up Xbox to help homeless

His grandmother offered to let him give up a Christmas gift to help buy blankets and donate them. Bryant tells WJW that Frye's family once faced homelessness, so he knows what it's like. That's why I want you to have your own blanket ... The Company chose to give the young lad not only just the Minecraft based Xbox One x but also a bag full of extra games, accessories and other gifts.

IT Now Google Chrome Can Automatically Silence Annoying Autoplay Videos
Author: 0 Now Google Chrome Can Automatically Silence Annoying Autoplay Videos

You can download the beta version by heading to this link to get the beta version of Chrome on your machine, for Linux, Windows, or macOS. The added tool is among the fresh bunch of powerful enhancements that Google said will make for a richer web browsing experience.

Author: 0 Facebook Snooze Button Rolling Out, Lets You Temporarily Unfollow a Person

And if you're concerned that doing so might disturb your friendship equilibrium - don't be - Facebook explained that the people, pages, and groups you snooze won't be notified that you have done so. If users determine that a friend, page, or a group is too much of a nuisance, they can click on the drop-down menu beside one of their posts on the newsfeed and hit Snooze.

IT Blackberry Priv, Company's First Android Phone, Killed off; No More Monthly Updates
Author: 0 Blackberry Priv, Company's First Android Phone, Killed off; No More Monthly Updates

We had covered the Blackberry Priv when it was launched in India a year ago. The company has chose to pull the plug on the Blackberry Priv and it will no longer receive any more monthly updates. Thurber also announced that the company will be introducing a "trade-up" program for current BlackBerry Priv owners. The Priv has a BlackBerry keyboard which slides out from under the display.

IT Army kills taxi driver, claims he was a militant
Author: 0 Army kills taxi driver, claims he was a militant

Normally Army informs about anti-militancy operation but we don't know why Army didn't inform police about this ambush", SSP Hussain said. However, they didn't respond. Even as police registered a case and started an investigation into the killing, agitated villagers remained adamant not to perform last rites of the deceased till a murder case was registered against the army soldiers responsible for this "inhuman act".

Author: 0 Capcom Announces Dates for Monster Hunter World PS4 Open Beta

The first beta had players square off against monsters like the Rathalos and Diabolos - iconic monsters from the Monster Hunter series. Time to pick up the sword, lance or whatever else you fancy, and hunt some enormous monsters again! The best part about the beta is that it's available for free for everyone.

IT New Samsung Galaxy S9 leak shows smartphone's design and dimensions
Author: 0 New Samsung Galaxy S9 leak shows smartphone's design and dimensions

It looks like the Samsung Galaxy S9 might not be in our hands as soon as we previously expected. We're also seeing reports that the phone will be shipped in four different colour variations: black, gold, blue and purple. Consumer Electronics Show is not about smartphones. Additionally, the February launch of the Galaxy S9 would also expand the sales of the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8 , a little more in the meantime.

IT 'The Chew' terminates relationship with Mario Batali amid misconduct claims
Author: 0 'The Chew' terminates relationship with Mario Batali amid misconduct claims

On Monday, Eater New York published an in-depth report with allegations from four women that celebrity chef Mario Batali inappropriately touched them and harassed them over the course of two decades. While we are unaware of any type of inappropriate behavior involving him and anyone affiliated with the show, we will swiftly address any alleged violations of our standards of conduct'.

Author: 0 International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) Position Lowered by Lumbard & Kellner LLC

About 4.85 million shares traded or 1.74% up from the average. International Business Machines Corporation ( IBM ) stock price moved Upswing along with the volume 4.64 million shares in Thursday session. Oakworth Capital has invested 0.26% in International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE: IBM ). 278.62 million shares or 2.97% less from 287.14 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.

Author: 0 Upgraded New Shepard booster flies from West Texas

It was the rocket company's first launch in 14 months. Bezos, who founded the company and invests $1 billion each year into Blue Origin from selling Amazon stock, sent out video of the launch and landing in a tweet. New Shepard seems a capable rocket system, but Logsdon notes it has a hard limitation. Also, it's unclear what Blue Origin's strategy will be for viewing these tests.

IT Secret Red Dead Redemption 2 Mission Found Lurking In GTA Online Code
Author: 0 Secret Red Dead Redemption 2 Mission Found Lurking In GTA Online Code

Announced relatively recently, the Doomsday Heist is the first heist to be released for GTA Online since the release of the Heists update back in 2015, but the namesake heist is not the only element of this new update. As VG247 reports , A model of a chest found in The Doomsday Heist's files appears to be inscribed with Boles Overland Stagecoach Co., a company reportedly visible in Red Dead Redemption 2 screenshots .

IT RIP AIM: AOL retires its pioneering Instant Messenger app
Author: 0 RIP AIM: AOL retires its pioneering Instant Messenger app

Sklar mentions how the Buddy List wasn't an AIM feature from the start; at first, users had to request information about their contacts' online status one at a time, and they even had to know the person's username to do it. Although its popularity dropped off a cliff during the later part of the last decade, AIM was incredibly popular in the United States during the late 90s to mid-2000s.

IT 262 journalists behind bars, CPJ report says
Author: 0 262 journalists behind bars, CPJ report says

Over 262 journalists were behind bars by December 1, a report by Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) documents. Similarly, Chinese president Xi Jinping enjoyed the hospitality of Trump at his Mar-a-Lago estate. 13, CPJ stated there were 262 journalists in jail across the world as of December 2017, a record high in what it called "a dismal failure by the worldwide community to address a global crisis" in terms of press freedom.

IT Redbox On Demand: What You Need To Know
Author: 0 Redbox On Demand: What You Need To Know

On Demand users pay as they go and have 30 days to start watching a rental and 48 hours to finish. "This is really about expanding the options for our consumers", said CEO Galen Smith. Disney, who just announced its deal to purchase most of 21st Century Fox including Hulu , has not secured a deal with Redbox On Demand. Now available in public beta on the Redbox website, Android and iOS devices, the Apple TV , Chromecast , Roku and Samsung Smart TVs, Redbox On Demand will be coming ...

IT Apple iMac Pro goes on sale today topping $13000
Author: 0 Apple iMac Pro goes on sale today topping $13000

The 14-core and 18-core CPU options are available for configuration, but shipping time frame is 6 to 8 weeks. Maintaining the iMac's all-in-one design, the iMac Pro is the first iMac that comes in Apple's popular space-gray finish. You get a beast of a machine for which Apple charges $13,348. Moving to the back of the iMac Pro, it does not have an obvious way to wall mount it or put it on a stand for a multi-monitor setup.

IT Vivo Will Offer First Phone With In-Display Fingerprint Sensor
Author: 0 Vivo Will Offer First Phone With In-Display Fingerprint Sensor

Now Chinese smartphone maker Vivo will be the first to show off an in-screen fingerprint display in its next phone, according to an analyst who's seen a pre-production device. This is clearly setting a path for more smartphones to come with an "all-screen" design that integrates the fingerprint scanner with the display. Vivo isn't particularly well-known in Western markets, but is popular in India as the fourth-biggest smartphone maker and holds a similar position in China .

IT Take-Two Interactive Announces New Publishing Label Private Division
Author: 0 Take-Two Interactive Announces New Publishing Label Private Division

Take Two , the publishing giant behind Grand Theft Auto and the National Basketball Association 2K games, has taken a break from counting the billions made on Shark Cards and virtual jerseys in order to branch out a bit. Private Division has already acquired Kerbal Space Program , a fun sandbox style game from independent developer Squad. They've already got some incredible talent - including Obsidian's next big RPG, a sci-fi FPS from V1 Interactive (with some Halo alumni on board), a ...

IT Facebook to test pre-video ads in monetization update
Author: 0 Facebook to test pre-video ads in monetization update

Basically, the company wants to promote videos more prominently inside its News Feed, so that it can generate interest in episodic shows and is able to rival directly with YouTube. Currently, it streams shows from Vox and Discovery Communications Inc. According to Facebook , "Next year, we will begin testing pre-roll ads in places where people proactively seek out content, like Watch ".