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Sci-tech Google Pixel 2 smartphones facing yet another problem with OLED display
Author: 0 Google Pixel 2 smartphones facing yet another problem with OLED display

Either Google has cheapened out by relying on a slightly older OLED panel to save a dime with the Pixel 2 or LG has refused to sell their best OLED panels. "Just started happening this afternoon out of nowhere". Still, some users preferred the saturated colors on screen. In some posts , Pixel 2 XL users claim that the issue was seen when powering on the handset.

Sci-tech Alberta Mounties say kidnapping charges pending after 5 naked suspects arrested
Author: 0 Alberta Mounties say kidnapping charges pending after 5 naked suspects arrested

Three alleged kidnappers who were arrested in the nude after a vehicle collision south of Edmonton have been charged. The two unclothed minors were released without charges being filed, police said. The three were then picked up by a passerby in a truck, which was then rammed by another vehicle and ended up in a ditch. "All of a sudden, (the police) got in the auto - I think they ripped the doors off - then I saw bodies come flying out, witness Dustin Horutko told Global News ".

Author: 0 Microsoft, LinkedIn want to help Office 365 users build better resumes

Get professional help-Easily connect to ProFinder , LinkedIn's freelance platform, to get additional hands-on resume writing, interview, and career coaching. It also suggests open positions that may interest the user, based on key words in their resume. You can see how it works in the video below. Resume Assistant is still in preview stage.

Author: 0 Register for Uplay, get Watch Dogs free on PC

Introduced in 2012, Ubisoft's proprietary game client faced the criticisms that many digital distribution services ( Steam , Origins) had problems with at their outset. Incidentally, you can also activate a free weekend of For Honor on the PC through Uplay. The game itself is an open world action game, a typical affair for the sorts of major releases from a few years ago, with hacking as its main twist.

Sci-tech Uber's flying taxis may be ready for a ride by 2028
Author: 0 Uber's flying taxis may be ready for a ride by 2028

He added that the company had signed a Space Act Agreement with NASA that will see the creation of an air traffic control system to manage the electric vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) craft. This is how Uber envisages its flying cars. The ride-hailing service unveiled Wednesday an artist's impression of the sleek, futuristic machine it hopes to start using for demonstration flights in 2020.

Sci-tech Epic Game: Fortnite Has Passed 20 Million Players Milestone
Author: 0 Epic Game: Fortnite Has Passed 20 Million Players Milestone

The trick was first discovered when a " Fortnite " Battle Royale player named Zaccubus was streaming the game which just received a cute Fall expansion. Fortnite is a co-op zombie survival game from former Gears of War developer Epic Games , in which you and three friends build a fort from scratch and defend it from an onslaught of the undead.

Author: 0 Apple Is Launching The iPhone X In More Countries

The shares were sold at an average price of $112.59, for a total value of $4,927,951.71. The business had revenue of $52.58 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $50.71 billion. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reissued a "buy" rating and issued a $124.00 price target on shares of Apple in a research report on Wednesday, October 12th.

Sci-tech Facebook wants your nudes to prevent revenge porn
Author: 0 Facebook wants your nudes to prevent revenge porn

Facebook is teaming up with four countries to test a preemptive system to detect and defend against "revenge porn". Facebook would then store the corresponding hash. They might then tell you to send the images to yourself on Messenger. On Facebook's end, they'll hash the image and then delete it. Users wanting to take part in the trial must first file a report with the commissioner, who will in turn share it with Facebook.

Author: 0 Hello ewe: sheep recognise a famous face, say Oxford neuroscientists

Every time an animal picked the celebrity face instead of a different image on a second screen, it would get a food reward. Over a series of four training sessions, the sheep's ability to choose a familiar face, represented by one of the four celebrities, over a completely unfamiliar face improved.

Author: 0 OnePlus 5T, Another Edge-To-Edge Screen Phone To Arrive Soon

For those who can't make it for the live event, OnePlus is also live-streaming the event on the company's official website. Coming to the internal part, it is expected for the company to integrate the same Snapdragon 835 chip inside it along with 8GB RAM as no other new chip is been announced in between.

Sci-tech 280 characters for (nearly) everyone
Author: 0 280 characters for (nearly) everyone

Initially, the experiment was launched, Twitter claimed, because it is easier to express oneself in fewer characters in certain languages than it is in others (Japanese compared to English, for example) and so, the new limit was initially available on a trial basis to languages "impacted by cramming" (all but Japanese, Chinese and Korean).

Author: 0 Google Search and Maps Now Show You Estimated Wait Times at Restaurants

FoodAndWine.com is also reporting Google will add similar functionality for wait times at grocery stores to help avoid the most congested supermarkets when picking up turkey and stuffing. This anonymized data is taken from people who agree to be tracked via the Google Location History feature that the company uses to target people with better recommendations based on places they have visited.

Sci-tech NVIDIA unveils a Star Wars themed Titan Xp GPU
Author: 0 NVIDIA unveils a Star Wars themed Titan Xp GPU

The Star Wars franchise and NVIDIA certainly share a lot of the same audiences, which makes the new Star Wars NVIDIA Titan XP a flawless pairing. Pricing is set at $1,200 with a limit of one per customer. Paying homage to the light side-dark side dichotomy, the two new cards contain hints of the Star Wars galaxy, such as the hilt of Luke Skywalker's lightsaber, and the light panels reminiscent of the Death Star.

Sci-tech Brian Bendis jumps ship from Marvel to DC comics
Author: 0 Brian Bendis jumps ship from Marvel to DC comics

At this early stage, there's no news on exactly which characters or books Bendis will be working on, but it's safe to say that everyone is going to be watching closely. Bendis also reshaped the Avengers , beginning with the " Avengers Disassembled " story, which ended the ongoing Avengers series and disbanded the traditional team.

Author: 0 Amazon Fire TV Stick Basic Edition charges more for less

The launch comes nearly a year after Amazon opened up its Prime Video streaming service to more than 200 countries, having been restricted to just a handful of locations until then. You can choose from among the following: English, Italian, French, German, Brazilian, Spanish, or Portuguese. Fire TV Stick Basic Edition costs $49.99 CAD in Canada, which is a no-brainer to connect all of your TVs to Prime Video, YouTube and more.

Sci-tech Anthony Weiner starts 21-month prison sentence
Author: 0 Anthony Weiner starts 21-month prison sentence

Weiner, 53, pleaded guilty in May to transferring obscene material to a minor - a 15-year-old high school student he engaged in sexual behavior with online via text messages and video chats. "In light of the respondent's reputation, there is exceptional enthusiasm for the litigant's request and sentence", Cote said in court. "It could make a difference in lives and is a very significant part of this sentence".

Sci-tech Skyrim PSVR bundle launches with upgraded HDR-passthrough headset
Author: 0 Skyrim PSVR bundle launches with upgraded HDR-passthrough headset

In the bundle you get a PSVR headset, a PlayStation camera, two PlayStation Move controllers, and the game, all for $449.99 United States dollars, which equates to roughly £342.49. As Dragonborn , the prophesied hero born with the power of The Voice, you are the only one who can stand amongst them. The new version will also have a feature which allows stereo headphone cables to be integrated with PS VR.

Sci-tech Huawei Mate 10 Lite now available in Europe for €399
Author: 0 Huawei Mate 10 Lite now available in Europe for €399

According to leaked documents spotted by GizChina , the Honor V10 sports Huawei's in-house Kirin 970 chipset, the same one found in the Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro . The performance of the Kirin 970 NPU "is unparalleled" with 25 times that of a CPU and 50 times the efficiency of a CPU. Meanwhile, Huawei was set to announce more partnerships at AfricaCom.