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Twitter now filters Direct Messages from unknown followers

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For a very long time Twitter's been trying to make its Direct Messages (DM) functionality into a person-to-person messaging system that people will actually use on a daily basis. Twitter also states that deleting a message request doesn't mean that you will stop receiving messages from that user, and that you will have to block them or mute them if that's what you want. Read More »

Nintendo reportedly to battle Apple, other companies for components for Switch

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Mochizuki says the LCD displays are among the parts Nintendo is struggling to procure, while the motors required for the Joy-Con's HD rumble feature are also proving hard to come by. While not quite as rare as rocking hose poop, snagging a Nintendo Switch is now challenging to say the least. Here's the deal: Nintendo has told suppliers and assemblers that it wants to produce nearly 20 million units of the Nintendo Switch this fiscal year. Read More »

Al Franken Pushes for Kushner Security Clearance Review

The AP and other news organizations reported that Kushner in December proposed a back channel between the Kremlin and the Trump transition team. He is seeking expanded teams of lawyers and experienced public relations hands. "What's worrying me are the patterns we're seeing". The disclosure of the back channel has put the White House on the defensive. - The president is back in his element, it would seem, now that he has returned to Washington D.C. Read More »

Mercurial Kyrgios marches past Kohlschreiber in French Open

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The 33-year-old clay court specialist outmuscled the German when play resumed on Tuesday, with Zverev having lost his momentum from a day earlier when he had grabbed the second set and looked in complete control. "It's OK. (I'm) actually working through a couple of niggling injuries, but I'm doing everything I can to get ready for my first round". I saw the draw and I thought it was going to be very tough. Read More »

Cyber chaos spreads to Asia | Over 29 thousand Chinese institutions attacked

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Smith's statement comes as businesses, hospitals and regular consumers have fallen victims to a huge ransomware attack as hackers exploit a vulnerability in Microsoft's operating system. Here are six things to know about the cyber attack known as " WannaCry " to hit the world. Last week most of the intrusions were in Europe, with some in the US, and this week it's spread to Asia, affecting about 200,000 computers (and climbing). Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 Unlocked

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We can expect the device to house the Exynos 8895 and Snapgradon 835 SoC like it is with the S8. Since the Galaxy Note 5 was not made available in Europe for a very long time, it made sense for Samsung to start to push the Nougat update in the United States . Read More »

Leaked Pictures of Moto Z2 Play Discloses a Lot About the Phone

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Popular tech leakster, Roland Quandt tickled the curiosity buds of the people yet again when he took to his Twitter handle to post some pictures of the Moto Z2 Play and a GIF of the device which gives a full view of the smartphone. Images of the Moto Z2 have surfaced online. Lenovo-owned Motorola is all set to launch its mid-range Moto Z2 Play in June. The price of the smart-phone is still not revealed yet but as soon as Lenovo will launch Moto Z2 Play , the price will also be ... Read More »

Andy Rubin's Essential debuts stunning new phone and AI assistant

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The Essential Phone managed to immediately to attract attention with its edge to edge display that leaves just a tiny bit at top for the front camera. The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5 and the frame is made out of titanium which is tougher than aluminum. The phone comes with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. Read More »

Young Mainers in Scripps National Spelling Bee

Marcisz of Marion, Indiana, at the 2010 Scripps Spelling Bee. His frustrating wait shows just how tough it can be to emerge from a field of 11 million spellers in the US and overseas. Competitors were asked to spell 12 words and identify the definitions of 14 more. For them, the bee is an all-consuming, year-round pursuit. Words that appear repeatedly in Google's findings are "pneumonia" (four states), "tomorrow" (two states), "hallelujah" (2 states), and " ... Read More »

15-inch MacBook Pro Shipping Estimates Slip

The iPad Mini 4 was launched back in September 2015, and similarly to the iPad Air 2, it should get an update if Apple still decides to continue with it. However this year could change as we are hearing that Apple could be launching new hardware, such as new laptops , new iPads, and so on. If Apple is indeed planning to refresh the 15-inch MacBook Pro at WWDC next week it's likely that the machine will receive internal improvements only, including an upgrade to Intel's faster Kaby Lake ... Read More »

Harper, Strickland trade blows, Nationals beat Giants 3-0

It took teammates Mac Williamson , Hunter Pence and George Kontos to drag the agitated Strickland off the field. Instead, the fastball hit Harper right in the hip and led to Harper's first ejection from a game over a fight. Both players were thrown out - Harper's ninth career ejection, Strickland's first . Angels star Mike Trout might decide on whether he'll undergo surgery for a torn ligament in his left thumb. Read More »

At French Open, del Potro gets lost off court, wins on it

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I think I've done everything I can for it, all the right things, so we'll see how it goes". Lokoli was angered by what he interpreted as gamesmanship, saying Klizan appeared to be dogging it in moments - such as the 6-0 fourth set - hampered by his leg: "I'm wondering if he's going to retire or no, because now he's not running anymore, you know?" Scans have cleared Kyrgios of any major structural damage to his hip and, unlike before the Australian Open when he was battling a knee ... Read More »

Apple's Carpool Karaoke series will debut August 8th

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Carpool Karaoke: The Series for Apple Music will welcome a different group of superstars every Tuesday, with new episodes available exclusively to Apple Music subscribers in more than 100 countries. The story behind the story: Up until now, Apple has relied on bringing big stars to Apple Music in order to remain competitive in streaming media. Read More »

June 2017 PlayStation Plus Titles Leaked: Killing Floor 2, Life Is Strange

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It is still unclear which titles Sony is going to embrace for its PS Plus free games lineup for June 2017, the company is gearing up to make some major announcements this year. Good thing is that members seem to like the two leaked games in PS Plus June 2017. Bothe of these games are critically acclaimed and worldwide popular titles. Read More »

Samsung's new Notebook 9 Pro includes a built-in S Pen

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The new devices aren't quite as powerful as the Notebook 9 pro that's now on sale - which includes a 4K display and quad-core processor - and instead seem to be more optimized for a convertible form factor. Samsung is using USB-C support for fast charging, alongside two regular USB ports, a HDMI port, and support for microSD storage. The smaller variant relies on Intel HD Graphics 620 while the larger unit leans on AMD Radeon 540 graphics (2GB GDDR5). Read More »

Some Great News for Apple Inc.'s iPhone 8

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Sources within the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) also claim that the iPhone 8 will boast of an all-new 18.5:9 aspect ratio rather than the standard 16:9 one. They show us what an edge to edge display with the embedded fingerprint button could look like. Apple will change the device's build material to glass this year, which will also allow users to remotely charge their iPhone. Read More »

Sonic Mania Gets a Release Date and an Awesome New Trailer

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The game was put into development by Christian Whitehead, who previously worked on the Sonic CD revival for PC, mobile and consoles, as well as Headcannon and PagodaWest, working alongside Sega. The game's Collector's Edition , which will be available only in North America for $69.99, is available for pre-order at various retailers while supplies last. Read More »

Nintendo Switch Consoles Outsold by Legend of Zelda at GameStop

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However, The Wall Street Journal reports in a new article that the Japanese company could find some fierce competition from Apple and other internet-based companies for the components necessary to build the hybrid console. Retailers have previously reported that restocks of the Nintendo Switch do not even last a few hours. That said, I get why Nintendo have been experimenting with the series, as Metroid has lacked direction ever since the Retro Studios' trilogy ended and going back ... Read More »

Chelsea's Solanke to sign for Liverpool

Nevertheless, having missed out on an opportunity to go out on loan last summer due to an injury, Solanke was training with the first team and even made the bench on three occasions. The club are hopeful that his signing will result in an agreed or arbitrated compensation fee of no more than £3M, and the player is believed to have agreed a deal worth around £20k per week. Read More »

Shenmue 3 Skipping E3 2017, Shows Off New Character

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In the development update , Ys Net also revealed a new character. Shenmue 3 , the successfully crowdfunded sequel to Shenmue and Shenmue 2, will not be at E3 this year, a monthly update from Ys Net revealed. You can check out the video by going here. The answer to that question lies below. The game studio explained that while they are waiting for their schedule to be finalized, they will be devoting on game development for the whole month of June. Read More »

Google Lens Unveiled At Google IO

Android Go also offers features for users with limited data connectivity and who speak multiple languages. The console also now allows developers to control the rollout of an update or app release, including stopping it, and allows them to have Google handle generating and storing the signing keys required to get an app onto Google Play. Read More »

Neill Blomkamp unveils dystopian teaser for Oats Studios short films

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In fact, for a time, he was was even expected to helm Alien 5 , though Alien: Covenant director Ridley Scott recently said that a script was never even written . "Adapt or die. Simple as that", the narrator ends. A new trailer, released today, for a short film now named " Volume 1 " will stream on Steam "soon". Read More »

Sony E3 2017 Press Conference to Be Broadcast in Theaters

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E3 is nearly here and I'm excited to announce that the PlayStation E3 Experience is returning for 2017! The PlayStation Blog has a list of participating theaters. Sony says people will also get a "digital gift basket chock-full of goodies from PlayStation Store", although it's not clear what this might include. Read More »

Abhijeet Bhattacharya's Twitter account suspended AGAIN

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Singer Sonu Nigam also quit Twitter in support of Mr Bhattacharya a day after his account was suspended. In a video posted on his new account, Abhijeet said, "People are trying to suppress my voice". " I am the best ", which is actually a line from one of his popular song from the film " Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani " from the year 2000. The 58-year-old singer returned to Twitter on Monday with a new account, which was yet unverified, saying that he can not be stopped from expressing ... Read More »

The Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (MRVL) Rating Reiterated by B. Riley

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The firm has "Buy" rating by Ladenburg Thalmann given on Wednesday, August 19. Benchmark maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Friday, March 3 report. Investors may also be paying close concentration to some simple moving average indicators on shares of Scorpio Tankers Inc. Jacobs Levy Equity reported 2.17M shares or 0.58% of all its holdings. Read More »