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IT Instagram Testing Out Quote-Tweet Style Resharing For Stories
Author: 0 Instagram Testing Out Quote-Tweet Style Resharing For Stories

Instagram is now working on embedding posts in the Stories feature. On the business page's side of the user experience, a product can be tagged in the same way that one would tag a person in a post. How does this feature work? You can select a post on Instagram and add it to your Instagram story instead of manually screenshotting and posting the image.

IT Watch today's Nintendo Switch 'Nindies' spring showcase live stream right here
Author: 0 Watch today's Nintendo Switch 'Nindies' spring showcase live stream right here

Numerous games shown off during the last stream have already launched, though plenty of others have yet to be released on the Switch eShop. It will hit the Nintendo Switch this spring. and chickens. The Nintendo Switch version of Reigns: Kings & Queens will feature an exclusive local co-op multiplayer mode when it launches this spring.

IT Experiments with DirectX Raytracing in Northlight
Author: 0 Experiments with DirectX Raytracing in Northlight

And while we haven't seen any game using real-time ray tracing since then, NVIDIA and Microsoft announced yesterday a collaboration in order to add support for such a thing in the DirectX API. "The availability of NVIDIA RTX opens the door to make real-time ray tracing a reality", said Kim Libreri, chief technology officer at Epic Games.

IT HTC Vive Pro Pre-orders Now Available! Shipping April 5th!
Author: 0 HTC Vive Pro Pre-orders Now Available! Shipping April 5th!

The existing full HTC Vive kit also drops in price another 100 dollars, now priced at 499 dollars. HTC Vive announced that the HTC Vive Pro Head Mounted Display (HMD) will be available for Dollars 799 with global pre-orders starting on 19 March.

IT Next Assassin's Creed set in Ancient Greece, out in 2019 claims report
Author: 0 Next Assassin's Creed set in Ancient Greece, out in 2019 claims report

Why Greece? Well, the report indicates that last year's Assassin's Creed Origins was initially planned to also include Greece, but Ubisoft later chose to give it its own game. Later, these same sources began to report that Greece would instead be saved for the game that would follow Origins . Assassins's Creed: Rogue Remastered has dropped anchor on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One today, and Ubisoft's celebrated with a snazzy launch trailer for you tuck into over your morning cuppa.

IT This SSD has more storage capacity than 20000 DVDs
Author: 0 This SSD has more storage capacity than 20000 DVDs

The 3.5-inch form factor makes it very easy to replace in situ, with no downtime - hugely important for a data centre. To put its 100TB capacity in perspective, Nimbus says that it can hold 20 million songs , 20,000 HD movies, or 2,000 iPhones worth of data.

IT Sarkozy questioned in police custody
Author: 0 Sarkozy questioned in police custody

Sarkozy, who served as president from 2007 to 2012, has always denied receiving any illicit campaign funding. Mr Sarkozy faced accusations of exploiting L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt, taking advantage of her "mental fragility" to seek a donation to his political party for the 2007 election, but the case against him was dropped.

Author: 0 Apple (AAPL) Shares Sold by Mengis Capital Management Inc

It has outperformed by 17.82% the S&P500. ( AAPL ) by 9.46% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Legacy Private Trust bought 6,300 shares as the company's stock rose 12.78% with the market. 62,500 were reported by Lombard Odier Asset (Usa). Granite Point Cap LP owns 6,800 shares or 0.22% of their USA portfolio. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department invested 2.95% of its portfolio in Apple Inc.

IT Sony Releases CG Trailer for God of War
Author: 0 Sony Releases CG Trailer for God of War

At that point, Cory Barlog, the Creative Director behind the game, said the two most punctual choices for the diversion: not influencing God of War an open-world to diversion and not just impersonating Dark Souls. Kratos' axe gives him a little more decision making during fights in how he links together combos. Speaking of sequels, it seems as if Santa Monica Studio is already in the planning phases for a followup to this year's GoW , with successive chapters set to remain within the realms ...

IT What do you think about National Walkout Day?
Author: 0 What do you think about National Walkout Day?

It's drawn donations from Oprah Winfrey, George Clooney, Steven Spielberg and other celebrities. Although the organizers have chose to call the event March for Our Lives: Montpelier, the event is actually a rally. There's not one solution to gun violence, although proposals like assault rifle bans, universal background checks, and expanding mental health solutions will likely improve the situation.

IT When is Fortnite mobile coming out on Android?
Author: 0 When is Fortnite mobile coming out on Android?

Fortnite has finally made its way to iOS devices, and soon Android devices, too. We want to also tune the game in response to feedback before opening it widely. We believe this is the future of games. We are now looking for 12 adults, ages 18-25, to become the faces of our in-game characters. In order to be accepted for this position, you must have a strong internet connecting and play on a gaming PC , PlayStation 4 , or Xbox One .

IT Epic Games Releases $12 Million In Paragon Assets For Free Use
Author: 0 Epic Games Releases $12 Million In Paragon Assets For Free Use

The initial Paragon assets released for Unreal Engine 4 developers to use were developed at a cost of over $12 million, but that's not the end of it as Epic will be releasing more asset packs over the spring and summer. Environment assets now include a sample map to use as a base and over 1,500 objects from the Monolith and Agora maps. Feels like it was only yesterday that Epic Games was celebrating the success of Fortnite as one of the most played games in the world whilst coming to ...

IT Aussies Can Get PUBG Mobile Right Now
Author: 0 Aussies Can Get PUBG Mobile Right Now

After Fortnite released on mobile (invite only) last week, PUBG Mobile has just released worldwide on both Apple and Android . After its release in China and a soft launch in Canada , Tencent's PUBG Mobile [ Free ] is out now worldwide.

IT Xiaomi Redmi 5 India variant unboxing and first look
Author: 0 Xiaomi Redmi 5 India variant unboxing and first look

Xiaomi has launched Redmi 5 starting Rs 7,999 for the 2GB/16GB variant. The starting price of Redmi 5 is Rs.7999 and the price of Micromax Bharat 5 Pro is Rs.7,999. There is also 3GB/32GB and 4GB/64GB variant priced at Rs 8,999 and Rs 10,999. The phone runs on the latest MIUI 9 OS based on Android Nougat. There has been information on an Android Oreo rollout yet.

IT Android P may spell the end of older apps
Author: 0 Android P may spell the end of older apps

Google's Android P developer preview was rolled out in the first week of March, and it looks like on this version of its OS, Google will start blocking apps which have been built for Android 4.1 or lower version. Another reason could be that applications built for Android 4.1 and earlier may not be as optimised for modern smartphones. According to the Android Police report, Google has already said that the Play Store will block apps which do not target a recent API level, though ...

IT Google Pixel 2 XL Receives Massive Limited-Time Discount
Author: 0 Google Pixel 2 XL Receives Massive Limited-Time Discount

It is said that the affected Google Pixel 2 XL units are running on both Android 8.0 Oreo OS as well the latest Android 8.1 Oreo OS. The company can not slash the price of the flagship phones as they see the profit margins. Offer valid starting March 18, 2018 at 12am PT and purchases must post to your account by 11:59pm PT on March 31, 2018. In addition to the $200, Google is also giving away a free 18W USB-C power adapter during this time, and this part of the promotion extends to the ...

IT Amazon Announces GameOn, a Cross-Platform Competitive Gaming Service
Author: 0 Amazon Announces GameOn, a Cross-Platform Competitive Gaming Service

GameOn will integrate with some mobile titles you already know and play to offer you real-world rewards from the Amazon Store. "You can also enable players and streamers to create their own user-generated competitions and invite participants, allowing players to connect with friends and expand their gaming network".

IT Narendra Modi congratulates Vladimir Putin on reelection as Russian president
Author: 0 Narendra Modi congratulates Vladimir Putin on reelection as Russian president

The Russian strongman ran against seven candidates, but his most vocal opponent Alexei Navalny was barred from the ballot for legal reasons and the final outcome was never in doubt. According to Mityakov, the stickers were added after written instructions were sent by the Central Electoral Commission to do so - something Kuznetsov says is not true.

IT Sega announces Sonic Mania Plus and secret racing game
Author: 0 Sega announces Sonic Mania Plus and secret racing game

In addition to new characters, Sonic Mania Plus will also expand the game's competition mode to support up to four players. The physical release will also come with a 32-page art book and a reversible sleeve with a design evocative of Sega Genesis box art.

IT Trump Orders Sanctions Against Venezuela's Crypto
Author: 0 Trump Orders Sanctions Against Venezuela's Crypto

In a separate move, the administration also slapped sanctions on four current and former senior Venezuelan officials accused of corruption and mismanagement. But Jimenez until recently had been agitating for the very same actions to punish Venezuela's leader for jailing his opponents and destroying the oil-rich economy.

IT Apple May Procure Up to 270 Million iPhone Display Panels in 2018
Author: 0 Apple May Procure Up to 270 Million iPhone Display Panels in 2018

Apple sold 216 million iPhones a year ago, so a 250 - 270 million sales target would be a record-breaking leap forward. However, Apple's effort could hurt major display suppliers like Sharp, Samsung , Japan Display LG Display and Universal Display (developer of OLED technology).

IT Advertisement Confirms LEGO The Incredibles Game is in Development
Author: 0 Advertisement Confirms LEGO The Incredibles Game is in Development

The Incredibles 2 is set to hit the cinemas in June, and so the game is pretty likely to release around that time in order to coincide with it. LEGO games are as inevitable as death and taxes, but not every series gets one. Traditionally, TT Games releases two titles a year so it would make sense that we will see both rumored games in 2018. This being a leak and all, LEGO game publisher Warner Bros.

IT Sea of Thieves has the best day one patch ever
Author: 0 Sea of Thieves has the best day one patch ever

Inevitably, Sea of Thieves will have a Day One Patch upon its release this week, but it's not what you think it is. Giving credit where credit's due, Rare also included a description of the eyepatch to indicate where the idea came from.

IT Google will now make more money, thanks to your shopping searches
Author: 0 Google will now make more money, thanks to your shopping searches

The pay-per-sale business model stands in stark contrast to the firm's traditional digital advertising platform as it completely eliminates the financial barrier to entry for potential partners and is likely aimed at combating the stateside e-commerce dominance of Amazon .

IT Tempe police investigating self-driving Uber vehicle involved in deadly crash overnight
Author: 0 Tempe police investigating self-driving Uber vehicle involved in deadly crash overnight

The woman was taken to a nearby hospital, where she later died, according to police. Uber is suspending tests in Tempe, Pittsburgh, San Francisco, and Toronto, the company confirmed. It could be the first known death caused by an autonomous auto operating on public roads. "We're thinking of the victim's family as we work with local law enforcement to understand what happened", he said in a tweet.

IT Bitcoin Hit Hard Again, As Twitter Moves To Ban Crypto Ads (BIT)
Author: 0 Bitcoin Hit Hard Again, As Twitter Moves To Ban Crypto Ads (BIT)

As Fortune noted on Sunday, Twitter was the "last bastion for broad advertisements of cryptocurrency sales and projects". Twitter will most likely use the same reason Google and Facebook used, in that there are a variety of risks surrounding cryptocurrency and they're trying to protect people from scams.

IT Apple is developing its own MicroLED screens
Author: 0 Apple is developing its own MicroLED screens

Apple Inc.is believed to have a secret manufacturing facility in California. Although the MicroLED tech is reportedly at an "advanced stage", the public may still have to wait a few years before it makes it on to iPhones. While the smartphone is Apple's cash cow, there is precedent for new screen technologies showing up in the Apple Watch first . Public Employees Retirement System of OH now owns 3,898,389 shares of the iPhone maker's stock worth $600,820,000 after acquiring an ...

IT Tinder sues rival app Bumble for allegedly copying them
Author: 0 Tinder sues rival app Bumble for allegedly copying them

Representatives from Bumble could not immediately be reached for comment. But Match, Tinder and Bumble have a long and interesting history. The suit argues that Bumble's co-founders had released "at least two features that learned of and developed confidentially while at Tinder in violation of confidentiality agreements".

IT Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Android 8.0 Oreo update begins rolling out
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Android 8.0 Oreo update begins rolling out

The update to Android Oreo also brings features like autofill, picture-in-picture, and notification dots. It is interesting to note that back in January, a Reddit user revealed that its Galaxy Note 8 unit has received the latest update. The telephoto lens comes loaded with aperture f/2.4, 2x optical zoom, up to 10x digital zoom. The phone sports a combination of 12-megapixel wide-angle lens and 12-megapixel telephoto lens, with both sporting optical image stabilization (OIS).

IT WhatsApp for Android gets a slew of group-focused features
Author: 0 WhatsApp for Android gets a slew of group-focused features

These include the ability to add a description to a group chat, option to search group participants, and allowing users to switch from a voice call to a video call. WhatsApp for Android also allows users to search for a participant from the group info window. The search icon on the top of the Group Info screen will help the user with this.

IT Local easter egg hunts planned
Author: 0 Local easter egg hunts planned

After all age groups have finished hunting the families then broke apart the eggs to retrieve their candy and prizes, leaving every kid with a smile. Every child will be rewarded with a delicious chocolate treat when they have found all of the eggs and handed in their completed cards to staff at The Visitor Centre.

IT PDP lawmakers absent as Buhari hosts national assembly leaders
Author: 0 PDP lawmakers absent as Buhari hosts national assembly leaders

The bills include: Peace Corps Bill; Bill for Chartered Institute of Treasury Management Bill; Nigeria Council for Social Works Bill; Currency Conversion Bill; Police Procurement Fund Bill; Environmental Health Officers Registration Bill; Chartered Institute of Loan and Risk Management in Nigeria; Chartered Institute of Public Management Bill; Chartered Institute of Export and Community Brokers Bill and Federal University, Wukari Bill.

IT Amazon Alexa may get P2P capabilities
Author: 0 Amazon Alexa may get P2P capabilities

The testing of new mode results in talking less in Alexa by replacing Alexa's verbal mode with beeps. "I just asked Alexa to turn on my lights, she said "OK" just like normal, but after that, she said that this would be the last time she would, and that I would hear a beep tone instead on a successful command", one Reddit user wrote .

IT Epic is planning a Fortnite event with celebrities at E3
Author: 0 Epic is planning a Fortnite event with celebrities at E3

Signing on as TheBoyDuddus, Drizzy linked with Ninja , as fans watched on the live streaming platform. Epic Games' Fortnite has gamers caught up in a frenzy. We couldn't help but notice that Drake's meat-free announcement comes shortly after his friend and fellow hip-hop star, Beyoncé shared that she is doing a vegan diet to prepare to headline music and arts festival, Coachella, this upcoming April.

IT Rihanna slams Snapchat's offensive ad: 'Shame on you'
Author: 0 Rihanna slams Snapchat's offensive ad: 'Shame on you'

It appeared last weekend and posited the question: Would you rather slap Rihanna or slap Chris Brown? CNN reports that Snapchat lost almost $800 million from its stock market value after dropping 4 percent on Thursday, March 15, in the wake of the 30-year-old singer's fiery response, which she shared on Instagram, the company's direct competitor.

IT Election sequence: Senate protests court ruling, writes CJN
Author: 0 Election sequence: Senate protests court ruling, writes CJN

The Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie, has reacted to the letter the National Assembly said it would write to the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, on separation of powers involving the three arms of government.

IT Michigan State faces Bucknell in first round of 2018 NCAA Tournament
Author: 0 Michigan State faces Bucknell in first round of 2018 NCAA Tournament

The Spartans advanced to face either Syracuse or TCU in the Round of 32. What a season it's been for Michigan State. Can Michigan State stave off an upset and take down the Bucknell Bison at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit or will this be another early exit for the green and white? The moneyline for this game is Michigan State: -400, Syracuse: 310 and 76.5% have picked Michigan State to win the game.

IT The Traders Sell Vanguard Intermediate-Term Bond ETF (BIV) on Strength (BIV)
Author: 0 The Traders Sell Vanguard Intermediate-Term Bond ETF (BIV) on Strength (BIV)

The institutional investor owned 7,446 shares of the company's stock after selling 3,252 shares during the period. Wells Fargo & Company MN raised its holdings in Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF by 8.6% in the 4th quarter. This is a positive change from Vanguard Sht Term Govt Bond ETF's previous monthly dividend of $0.06. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. now owns 15,294,119 shares of the company's stock valued at $1,247,599,000 after buying an additional 2,199,174 shares during the ...

IT Nintendo Switch indie games are about to get some love
Author: 0 Nintendo Switch indie games are about to get some love

We'll be covering the Nindies Spring Showcase Nintendo Direct as it happens, so be sure to check back for all the latest information. The presentation will go live on March 20 at the following times: 9am PDT, 12pm EDT, 4pm BST, 5pm CEST.

IT Fortnite Celebrity Pro-Am for E3 Announced by Epic Games
Author: 0 Fortnite Celebrity Pro-Am for E3 Announced by Epic Games

Speaking during the stream, Drake said he had been playing Fortnite for a couple of months and had used it during breaks from recording sessions to relax. Additionally, it looks like Fortnite has become the second most downloaded app across all categories in the US, and it's also placed at number three in Canada and number five in Great Britain.

IT Microsoft hits milestone in Chinese to English machine translation
Author: 0 Microsoft hits milestone in Chinese to English machine translation

Xuedong Huang, a technical fellow in charge of Microsoft's speech, natural language and machine translation efforts, commented: "Hitting human parity in a machine translation task is a dream that all of us have had", Huang said. The methods were said to be based on how humans improve and develop their work by repeatedly doing it over and over until they get it right. " People can use different words to express the exact same thing, but you cannot necessarily say which one is better ".

IT Sonic Mania Is Getting A Physical Release With New Characters
Author: 0 Sonic Mania Is Getting A Physical Release With New Characters

It has two new playable characters, Mighty and Ray, an all-new "Encore Mode" mode and a 4-player competition mode. This isn't merely a packaged version of the same game, though; SEGA says it'll be updated and bring new goodies with it. Coming to PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and Xbox One, Sonic Mania Plus will release sometime this summer, and will cost a budget-friendly price of $29.99 Dollars.

IT IPhone SE 2 with iPhone X design
Author: 0 IPhone SE 2 with iPhone X design

All three of the most recent iPhones added a number of new features to Apple's smartphone lineup. In fact, the current crop of iPhones is the first to support the feature. In the blog post, he used the battery lifespan stats found on Apple's Battery Service and Recycling page which says iPhone batteries are created to "retain up to 80% of its original capacity at 500 complete charge cycles" on average.

IT Download Fortnite Mobile For Android: How To Sign Up For Invite
Author: 0 Download Fortnite Mobile For Android: How To Sign Up For Invite

While you can download Fortnite for iOS-it's huge at 2GB-you will require an invite code to play the game. Epic Games has brought Fortnite's free-to-play battle royale mode to mobile, and though access to the game now requires an invite from Epic, Venture Beat reports that Fortnite Battle Royale has already climbed to the top of the iPhone's Top Free Apps chart.

IT 2 militants killed in Khunmoh gunfight
Author: 0 2 militants killed in Khunmoh gunfight

The PSO identified as Bilal Ahmad suffered injuries in the incident. "As per recent update a gunfight has begun and militants have been hold up", the spokesman said. Additional security forces were rushed and entire area was sealed to foil any militant attempt to escape. As per police records they had joined militancy previous year in the month of March and August respectively.

IT Facebook apologizes for autocomplete child abuse video suggestions
Author: 0 Facebook apologizes for autocomplete child abuse video suggestions

Autocomplete predictions may show what people are searching for at a given moment, Facebook explained. The company does not permit sexually explicit imagery on its platform. In 2016, Google removed the predictive suggestion " are Jews evil " on its search engine. While it may be normal for Facebook to revise their community standards at certain points in time, the fact that a question on a survey would propose that the sharing of a video of child grooming would in any way be appropriate ...

IT Apple's March 27 event in Chicago takes place at school
Author: 0 Apple's March 27 event in Chicago takes place at school

The invitation to the Apple education event revealed that it would be held in a Chicago high school on March 27 at 10 a.m. That implies we're going to see more than just a shiny new tablet, and some kind of schools initiative or education-specific software might be in the works.