Thursday August 16-th, 2018

Facebook starts internal testing of its dating app Facebook starts internal testing of its dating app

However the company also has informed the employees that they can not use the app for dating co-workers and that Facebook's company guidelines still apply while using the app. "This is going to be for building real, long-term relationships and not ju...

Stars Group adds online and mobile sportsbook to NJ partnership Stars Group adds online and mobile sportsbook to NJ partnership

FanDuel's sportsbook might be in prime location at the Meadowlands (right next to New York City), but DraftKings is the first to be accessible anywhere in the state. The company anticipates providing over time, subject to required regulatory ap...

Google Maps location sharing now allows you to share battery percentage Google Maps location sharing now allows you to share battery percentage

A simple tweak to the way the location information is displayed now simply shows low much juice your phone has left. Google added location sharing to Google Maps past year, helping solve the problem of guessing how long it'll take for you to ar...

Fortnite Android Won’t Be on Google Play, Epic Games Confirms

Let us also remind you that Samsung is expected to officially unveil the Galaxy Note 9 on August 9th and that is when we should hear more about the release date of Fortnite for Android . "Epic wants to have a direct relationship with our custo...

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Samsung Galaxy Note 9 "Revealed" with up to 512GB Storage & Familiar Design

The video, that has now been taken down, teases and also confirms some of the top features of the Galaxy Note 8 successor. It shows off the blue variant of the Note 9 and the stylus is yellow. Among other specifications, some of the early reports c...

Portable battery explodes on Ryanair flight, prompts evacuation Portable battery explodes on Ryanair flight, prompts evacuation

A passenger recorded the fire, which happened as the plane was on the ground, getting ready to head to Ibiza from Barcelona in Spain. A passenger reportedly connected their phone up to an external battery pack which overheated and caused the mobi...

Android P could be officially unveiled on August 20 Android P could be officially unveiled on August 20

To recall, Android Nougat final version was released on August 22, while Android Oreo made its debut on August 21 . It is expected that the final version of Android P will be first rolled out for Google Pixel and Pixel 2 series of smartphone...

Reddit suffers data breach due to SMS-based 2FA Reddit suffers data breach due to SMS-based 2FA

In the past, cybercriminals have assumed a victim's identity to trick cellular providers into essentially giving them access to the person's phone number. Do you have more information about this or any other technology story? Nevertheless, despite ...

Valve's Artifact will launch in November with 280 cards available

The first public showing of the game will take place at PAX West, which kicks off on August 31 in Seattle, where Valve will be holding a public single elimination tournament with merchandise and free copies of the game being given to everyone who par...

WhatsApp will now charge businesses to send you messages

Have you visited TNW's hype-free blockchain and cryptocurrency news site yet? Users can also send messages to the business to ask questions, and responding to these messages will be free, for the first 24 hours - but will come at a premium thereaf...

Parents are paying for Fortnite coaching for their kids Parents are paying for Fortnite coaching for their kids

Some parents also said hiring video game coaches would be the same as hiring coaches to help with basketball or other activities. Now, some parents are even shelling out for extracurricular lessons in the video game Fortnite , paying for online tu...

Spyro: Reignited Trilogy Physical Edition Has Big Catch Spyro: Reignited Trilogy Physical Edition Has Big Catch

Unfortunately, it's not all great news for those hoping to pick up the physical edition. It's not uncommon for content to be left off the disc in this day and age, but for a game like Spyro , where so many casual gamers will be purchasing, it is a l...

Moto Z3 5G Moto Mod already looks ridiculous Moto Z3 5G Moto Mod already looks ridiculous

Motorola's targeting an early 2019 launch, but pricing for the 5G Mod hasn't been announced yet. The Z3 itself is surprisingly midrange. It's the last of the company's Moto Mod-compatible phones of the year and costs $480 in full or $20 per month f...

PS4 Sales Surpasses 82 Million Units PS4 Sales Surpasses 82 Million Units

The strong results led to an increase in the company's full-year forecast. "The forecast for operating income is expected to be significantly higher than the April forecast primarily due to the impact of the above-mentioned increase in sales".

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 - Multiplayer Beta Trailer is Here Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 - Multiplayer Beta Trailer is Here

What we are seeing from the short clip is that Treyarch is likely going to be using every trick in the book for Blackout , with different locations, weapons, and vehicles, all of which they promised months ago when the mode was announced.

Everything Interesting In Fortnite's New Update Everything Interesting In Fortnite's New Update

Save the World players will also get a new Spyglass Sniper Rifle . As expected, Fortnite's guided missiles are back . The Fortnite guided missile used to 105/110 damage against players; now it only does 74/77. Rocket ammunition will be cappe...

Google’s Clock app can now wake you up with Spotify Google’s Clock app can now wake you up with Spotify

If you don't already have it on your phone, head over to Google Play to download it. Spotify users with free accounts can also use the feature in shuffle mode. How do Spotify music alarms work? Whats interesting is that Google made a decision...

How Google reversed its course on opposition to censorship in China

A Google spokeswoman said that the company would not speculate on future plans, but that it did already have a notable presence in China. But that wasn't always the case. Project Dragonfly by Google is a custom censored search engine that makes opp...

Facebook & Instagram Update Shows You How Much Time You Spend On Them

According to the company, it wants time spent on Facebook and Instagram to be "positive and inspiring" - neither of which are terms you'd generally associate with social media in any form. To access the tools, users can navigate to the settings page ...

Google finally announces VR-ready version of Chrome browser Google finally announces VR-ready version of Chrome browser

Furthermore, all of the same Chrome features you know and love are inside, including Incognito Mode , saved bookmarks, and voice search. Chrome has been able to view web VR content for some time now, but there has always been one problem - you...

NVIDIA To Reveal ‘Spectacular Surprises’ At GeForce Event Next Month NVIDIA To Reveal ‘Spectacular Surprises’ At GeForce Event Next Month

News of the launch event comes a week after the leak of an email to partners warning them to shift overstock of current generation graphics cards ahead of new devices hitting the shops on 30 August. Nvidia will supposedly use this event to introduc...

Mozilla asks public's opinion on potential new Firefox logos Mozilla asks public's opinion on potential new Firefox logos

Mozilla has come up with two " design system approaches ". "We needed to start from a new place". "Our focus at this point is on the system". Then there a refreshed logos featuring the red panda for individual products including Firefox Quantum's ...

EA Launches its Full Access Origin Access Premier Service on PC EA Launches its Full Access Origin Access Premier Service on PC

One of the best ways to keep users signing into your platform is to give something for free. The biggest complaint when it came to Origin Access is lack of recent releases for PC gamers to choose from. There's a range of game subscription servic...

Nokia and T-Mobile sign $3.5 billion, multi-year 5G network agreement Nokia and T-Mobile sign $3.5 billion, multi-year 5G network agreement

The two companies announced on Monday, in the first major agreement of its kind to modernize wireless internet services. The value of the contract is $3.5 billion, and is the largest 5G deal signed to date. T-Mobile plans to spend $4.9 billion to $...

Google Mum on Chinese Search Engine Reports

Technology website The Intercept reported on Wednesday that Google has been secretly developing an app which would see the company operate its search engine in China for the first time since it shut down its core business in the country in 2010...

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