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Massive Black Hole Quasar Is The Farthest Ever Discovered

Massive Black Hole Quasar Is The Farthest Ever Discovered Besides revealing a mystery about black hole formation, the new discovery sheds more light (so to speak) on when the first stars formed in the universe. "What we have found is that the universe was about 50/50 - it's a moment when the first galaxies emerged from their cocoons of neutral gas and started to shine their way out", says MIT's Robert Simcoe , co-author of the study . [Full Article...]

Facebook announces new Messenger app for kids on IOS

Facebook announces new Messenger app for kids on IOS She first heard of Facebook's interest in children 5 or 6 years ago and urged it not to create a full social network for children. "After talking to thousands of parents, associations like National PTA, and parenting experts in the United States, we found that there's a need for a messaging app that lets kids connect with people they love but also has the level of control parents want", Loren ... [Full Article...]

Amazon launches Prime service in Singapore five months after entering Asia

Amazon launches Prime service in Singapore five months after entering Asia While subscribers will get access to same day deliveries via Prime Now, it will only apply to some 5 million items from the global selection, compared to over 50 million in the United States, with free shipping if they spend S$60 ($45). [Full Article...]

Microsoft Edge for iOS now available from Apple's App Store

Microsoft Edge for iOS now available from Apple's App Store Microsoft Edge for iOS and Android is available on Apple's App Store or the Google Play Store . More markets are coming soon, though, with Microsoft saying that "We look forward to bringing MS Edge for iOS and Android to additional markets and languages over time". [Full Article...]

Qualcomm files new patent complaints against Apple

Qualcomm files new patent complaints against Apple The legal bickering between Apple and Qualcomm shows no signs of backing down. Apple denied the claims and alleged that Qualcomm's patents were invalid. Unless the two settle their differences out of court, it may take years until we hear final verdicts in these patent lawsuits - and these trials are bound to become even more complicated. [Full Article...]

Nintendo Switch ranks first in all Black Friday, Cyber Monday online sales

Nintendo Switch ranks first in all Black Friday, Cyber Monday online sales On this Cyber Monday , shoppers in the US are expected to spend billions of dollars online. This year's Thanksgiving weekend results do not include historical data from past years due to changes made to the survey methodology to help better understand consumers' shopping experience and to include Cyber Monday in the calculations. [Full Article...]

Best Black Friday 2017 Gaming Deals: PS4 Pro for $349

Best Black Friday 2017 Gaming Deals: PS4 Pro for $349 You never know, you may just find the bargain you've been looking for in advance and skip all the flurry and madness that is Black Friday week itself. We're excited about the strong growth we've seen so far by opening our stores on Thanksgiving and offering incredible Black Friday deals. Shoppers are transitioning towards researching deals and making purchases online during the Black Friday sa... [Full Article...]

Facebook will soon let users know if they interacted with Russian accounts

Facebook will soon let users know if they interacted with Russian accounts The group created fake accounts to spread Russian propaganda on Facebook, Twitter and other social networks, which is why Facebook is specifically targeting pages created by the firm. Recode also states that users who saw any of the approximately 3,000 ads purchased by the organization before the 2016 elections won't benefit from the portal either. [Full Article...]

Google Tracks Location Data Of Users Who Didn't Want To Be Tracked

Google Tracks Location Data Of Users Who Didn't Want To Be Tracked A spokesperson from the firm also said that Location Services are "distinctly separate" from the system that controls push notifications and messages. That's especially true looking at it from a security perspective, as this cell tower data could be compromised if an Android device were to be stolen. [Full Article...]

Rainbow Six Siege teases a cooperative zombie mode for Year 3

Rainbow Six Siege teases a cooperative zombie mode for Year 3 This event will be playable during 4 weeks for free for Rainbow Six Siege owners. It will also include Outbreak, a new, limited-time co-op event. The full event will take place in Montreal during the 2018 Six Invitational . Operation White Noise arrives on Rainbow Six Siege's PTR later today, so Ubisoft has released a video overview of the new content to help you get to grips with it. [Full Article...]

New research shows that owning a dog could save your life

New research shows that owning a dog could save your life Those in multi-person households had an overall risk of death that was 11 percent lower than non-dog-owners, and a 15 percent lower risk of cardiovascular death. "Whether you're a pet owner or not, keeping active is a great way to help improve your heart health". In addition, the single adults with dogs were 36 percent less likely to die from cardiovascular disease. [Full Article...]

Tesla Is Getting Into The Big Rig Business With Electric Semi-Truck

Tesla Is Getting Into The Big Rig Business With Electric Semi-Truck Using four separate electric motors, the Semi will go from 0 to 60 miles per hour in five seconds, compared with 15 seconds in a diesel cab, Musk said. CEO Elon Musk said the semi is capable of traveling 500 miles (804 kilometers) on an electric charge - even with a full 80,000-pound (36,287-kilogram) load - and will cost less than a diesel semi considering fuel savings, lower maintenance and ot... [Full Article...]

Zuma to be launched into orbit

Zuma to be launched into orbit It's not even known which part of the federal government the payload belongs to. On October 19, U.S. defense tech and aerospace company Northrop Grumman confirmed that they commissioned SpaceX for the low-Earth orbit launch, stating that it was a government mission without disclosing further details. [Full Article...]

Qualcomm denies $130bn rival takeover

Qualcomm has a pending $28.1 billion deal with NXP Semiconductor that's under regulatory review in Europe. That's no small amount of money, and it would have ranked as the tech industry's largest acquisition ever. Qualcomm shares rose 0.8 percent, to $65.11, while Broadcom was off by 1 percent, at $262.24 a share, after the rejection announcement. On Monday, Qualcomm's ( qcom ) shares were up to... [Full Article...]

Call of Duty: WWII was accidentally launched with double XP activated

Call of Duty: WWII was accidentally launched with double XP activated Sledgehammer Games detailed may other fixes and issues they are aware of on its official website including problems with headquarters, servers disconnections. We have the next PC Title Update ready to go, but we believe we need to work through the issues noted above first - many of which also affect PC players. [Full Article...]

Thousand-dollar iPhone X security wrecked by '$150 3D-printed mask'

Thousand-dollar iPhone X security wrecked by '$150 3D-printed mask' Nose was made by a handmade artist. In this hack, a detailed scan was required of the individuals face in order to 3D print the mask. "With Face ID's being beaten by our mask, FBI, CIA, country leaders, leaders of major corporations, etc are the ones that need to know about the issue, because their devices are worth illegal unlock attempts", it said. [Full Article...]

Apple's 2018 lineup could have three notched, bezel-less iPhones

Apple's iPhone X comes with a front-facing double speaker which combines with the traditional speakers at the bottom of the device to produce stereo sound. "We are aware of instances where the iPhone X screen will become temporarily unresponsive to touch after a rapid change to a cold environment. EXCEPT the Horrendous sound Quality/Speaker issues - Crackling/Sound with WAY too much Treble". [Full Article...]

Twitter suspends blue check mark verifications

Twitter suspends blue check mark verifications Jason Kessler , who organized the rally, announced on Tuesday that he had "FINALLY got verified by Twitter ". "I must be the only working class white advocate with that distinction", he tweeted this week. Twitter verifies accounts that belong to people of public interest, which usually means celebrities, politicians and journalists. To take a more aggressive stance in our rules... [Full Article...]

Hulu coming to Nintendo Switch

Hulu coming to Nintendo Switch The 6.2-inch display is 720p, but you would see a huge reduction in detail if you dropped that to something closer to 540p. Unfortunately, we have no information about Netflix on the Switch . The download is free, but users will need to have a Hulu subscription in order to access content. Presumably, other streaming services will get around to releasing apps on Switch sometime in the future. [Full Article...]

Facebook Calls On Users To Send Nudes In Revenge Porn Crackdown

Users wanting to take part in the scheme must first complete an online form on the Australian e-safety commissioner's website. Facebook is testing out a pilot program in Australia to prevent revenge porn . "We've been participating in the Global Working Group to identify new solutions to keep people safe, and we're proud to partner with Facebook on this important initiative as it aims to ... [Full Article...]


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