Sci-tech

Author: 0 StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty going free-to-play; Details

Blizzard's real-time strategy game (RTS) StarCraft II will be going 100% free-to-play, later this month. More information is expected during the StarCraft 2 panel which kicks off at 12.30pm PT, 3.30pm ET, 7.30pm UK. Co-op missions were a feature added with Legacy of the Void's release, but will now be available to all players. Blizzard will also be making changes to co-op.

Sci-tech 'Gigantic' developer Motiga shut down by Perfect World
Author: 0 'Gigantic' developer Motiga shut down by Perfect World

Motiga's frequent layoffs mirrored the troubled development of enormous. Fortunately things started to look up when the news broke of Perfect World Entertainment coming on board as Gigantic's publisher. As someone that created Motiga from scratch, it's a sad day for me but I am proud of the team we built and the culture we established at Motiga. "I made the previous statement at a vulnerable moment believing it was a response to a friendly concern".

Sci-tech Paytm launches
Author: 0 Paytm launches "Inbox" in-app messaging service to take on WhatsApp

On Friday, 3 November, the wars between the two heated up. Known as the Paytm Inbox , this app allows you to chat with contacts, initiate group chats, and send and receive money. Nearly identical to what WhatsApp introduced earlier this week. Apart from messaging, Paytm Inbox also includes Notifications , where you can see cashback offers available across categories.

Author: 0 Sensex, Nifty close slightly lower, Pharma stocks buck the trend

With Japan closed for a holiday, there may be little direction in Asian trading. It ended at 33,573.22, down 27.05 points, or 0.08 per cent. The BSE Mid-cap Index is trading down by 0.03% at 16,721.04 whereas BSE Small-cap Index is trading up by 0.54% at 17,765.39.

Sci-tech Pizza Hut same-restaurant sales help Yum Brands beat estimates
Author: 0 Pizza Hut same-restaurant sales help Yum Brands beat estimates

This isn't the first time that Yum has had to revitalize one of its brands. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 72.02% of the company's stock. Brands had a net margin of 16.76% and a negative return on equity of 24.95%. As we celebrate both our 1st anniversary from the spinoff of Yum China and our 20th anniversary as an independent company, I am proud of our accomplishments.

Sci-tech Scientists use cosmic rays to discover secret space inside Great Pyramid
Author: 0 Scientists use cosmic rays to discover secret space inside Great Pyramid

They said the newly discovered internal structure was at least 100 feet long, and located above a hallway measuring about 155 feet long called the Grand Gallery, one of a series of passageways and chambers inside the enormous pyramid. While most of the monument is made of stone that absorbs muons, chambers and cavities let the particles pass through. "This is a premier", said Mehdi Tayoubi , a co-founder of the ScanPyramids project and president of the Heritage Innovation Preservation ...

Sci-tech Facebook revenues up 47% while net profit grows by 79%
Author: 0 Facebook revenues up 47% while net profit grows by 79%

As company's general counsel was being grilled in Washington, investors bid Facebook shares to a record high of $182.69 early Wednesday. The company's operating margin, a key measure of profit, widened to 50 percent of revenue from 44 percent a year ago, even though head count rose 47 percent to 23,165.

Sci-tech IPhone X to come up with severe shortage supply
Author: 0 IPhone X to come up with severe shortage supply

We got our pre-order in pretty early, so the delivery date has always been November 3rd. Retail employees have confirmed that the stores do not have much iPhone X stock. Like we have said, the rear camera was not the most talked about feature which has led many analysts to believe that Apple might be thinking about changing the camera for the 2018 edition of iPhone.

Sci-tech Fujitsu, Lenovo agree to PC merger
Author: 0 Fujitsu, Lenovo agree to PC merger

Lenovo hopes that by combining Fujitsu's global network and Lenovo's established presence in different markets, the PC unit will see increased growth, scale, and improved competitiveness. Lenovo's global PC unit shipments rebounded 17 percent from the previous quarter, though its PC market share in the six months dropped 0.2 percentage point to 21 percent, Lenovo said, without revealing shipment numbers.

Author: 0 The Xbox One X has full 1440p monitor support

The console could be seen as a stop gap for those who want to play (at least some) games in 4K without having the shell out for the PC hardware required to do just that. The question Gammill was addressing was about 1440p displays. Some feared when they connect their 1440p monitors, they would be met with screen images that were simply 1080p supersampled to work on the higher resolution screen.

Sci-tech Get your drift on with this new Ford feature
Author: 0 Get your drift on with this new Ford feature

The system comes complete with a solid aluminium stick lever that attaches to the cars electronics via USB and fits between the driver and the gear lever. The digital design enables a number of benefits, chief of which is instantaneous engagement and release. Installation and removal is also easy, as there is no welding, hole drilling or calipers as needed in a hydraulic kit.

Sci-tech OnePlus 5T to retain 3.5mm headphone jack
Author: 0 OnePlus 5T to retain 3.5mm headphone jack

This all but confirms that the upcoming flagship smartphone will be known as OnePlus 5T . This all means that, like the OnePlus 5 from earlier this year, the upcoming OnePlus 5T will still support wired headphones without the need for a dongle.

Sci-tech Hennessey Venom F5 Worth $1.6 Million Revealed At SEMA Show
Author: 0 Hennessey Venom F5 Worth $1.6 Million Revealed At SEMA Show

The Venom F5 has a much sleeker body, with flow through air channels and an adjustable rear spoiler that can be configured to maximize its maximum velocity. The Venom F5 arrives with major promises - speeds up to 300 miles per hour (482 kilometers per hour), meaning it would snatch a new record. The company will build just 24 Venom F5 coupes, each with a starting price of US$1.6 million ($2.1 million).

Sci-tech HTC U11 Plus: Release date, specs and everything you need to know
Author: 0 HTC U11 Plus: Release date, specs and everything you need to know

With the U11 Life , you know you'll be receiving regular software updates for at least two years. It puts it up against the likes of the Honor 9 , Moto X4 and Samsung Galaxy A5 , with the added bonus of a pure Android operating system and guaranteed swift security and software updates thanks to Android One (expect in the United States for the time being).

Sci-tech Xiaomi Redmi Y1 with 16MP front camera is now official for ₹8999
Author: 0 Xiaomi Redmi Y1 with 16MP front camera is now official for ₹8999

The Lite version features a 5.5-inch HD display, but comes with 2 GB RAM and 16 GB of storage. After teasing it last week , Xiaomi has unveiled its new smartphone series for the Indian market. Many of the Xiaomi smartphone users are waiting for this update for so long and now it is arriving to all the xiaomi smartphones. The biggest highlight of the Redmi Y1 is its front-facing 16-megapixel camera followed by the price.

Sci-tech PS Plus November Games Revealed
Author: 0 PS Plus November Games Revealed

You will also need to either keep paying for or restart your subscription in order to keep them, even if you downloaded them for free while you had a PS Plus subscription. Since September, Sony has also included a PlayStation VR title for free. The list was outlined over on the PlayStation Blog , where majority of the games that are free aren't very impressive at all.

Sci-tech EA is Done Making Nintendo Switch Games for Now
Author: 0 EA is Done Making Nintendo Switch Games for Now

In an Interview with Gamespot, Bleszinski praised Nintendo's console and said if Boss Key were to make a Switch edition, the studio make the best use of the system's unique qualities. Given the fact that sales for other companies seem to be doing well on the Switch, the company's stance is a bit odd. In the meantime, other third party developers have recognized the console's potential, with Bethesda in particular throwing its support behind the Switch.

Sci-tech Shadow of the Colossus - PGW 2017 trailer
Author: 0 Shadow of the Colossus - PGW 2017 trailer

In the first video above, our hero Wander faces off against the first colossus. Players who are looking to catch a glimpse of action of the Shadow of the Colossus remake will have their wishes granted. There will be an optional control scheme, but no additional colossi or other additional elements. There are also good news for those who will play the game on a PS4 Pro, as developer Bluepoint is also introducing graphic options for those who will play the game on PS4 Pro, allowing them to ...