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Tech Apple reportedly buys VR headset maker Vrvana for $30 million
Author: 0 Apple reportedly buys VR headset maker Vrvana for $30 million

Apple has made this arrangement in $30 million as detailed by sources . VRvana says that the headset is an "extended reality" device, which means it takes from both augmented reality and virtual reality technology. Called the Totem, the headset promises a "seamless blend" of augmented and virtual worlds by capturing the the outside world on its outward facing cameras and displaying them on the inward facing OLED display.

Tech Instagram adds a request button for friends to crash your live stream
Author: 0 Instagram adds a request button for friends to crash your live stream

A few months ago, Instagram introduced the ability to let you invite a friend onto your livestream. Once accepted, the stream divides in half (either horizontally or vertically, based on the orientation you're watching the stream). You can leave your friend's live video at any time, making it easy to join for a quick hello or a longer chat.When hosting your own live video, you can easily see requests from friends who want to join.

Tech Facebook messenger now lets you send 4k video and stills
Author: 0 Facebook messenger now lets you send 4k video and stills

Now the company is improving photos. It also removes all the properties of the photos including the capture date, ISO, and camera name. Sharing services take this step to reduce the internet usage and make the sharing quicker as a smaller image will upload sooner than a larger image.

Tech Mercedes-Benz teases new CLS with two photos
Author: 0 Mercedes-Benz teases new CLS with two photos

Mercedes-Benz has teased a picture of its all-new next-generation CLS that's set to introduce a new range of state of the art performance hybrid technology developed by AMG. The hybrid will feature regenerative braking technology as part of Mercedes' 48V electric architecture to help recharge its lithium-ion batteries.

Tech Expect Nintendo Switch Supply but Not Discounts for Black Friday
Author: 0 Expect Nintendo Switch Supply but Not Discounts for Black Friday

The Nintendo Switch is this year's hot games console - sorry Xbox One - so snapping up a Nintendo Switch Deal is top priority for many avid gamers. While Nintendo said it is going to do its best to have both consoles in stores, the flip side of that is that consumers shouldn't expect the company to offer much in the way of Black Friday deals that would seek to clear shelves.

Tech YouTube Returns To Amazon Echo Show AI Assistant Following UI Dispute
Author: 0 YouTube Returns To Amazon Echo Show AI Assistant Following UI Dispute

Subscriptions, autoplay videos, managing your channel, and more are all accessible now. The second image shows the new YouTube interface on the Echo Show . "We hope to be able to reach an agreement and resolve these issues soon". It now much more closely resembles what you'd expect to find when browsing YouTube on the web or on a tablet, and the new look is clearly meant to bring the YouTube app on Echo Show in compliance with the requirements set forth for its use by Google and YouTube.

Tech Stock Showing Surging Activity: Activision Blizzard, Inc
Author: 0 Stock Showing Surging Activity: Activision Blizzard, Inc

Analysts on average have given a price target of $71.44 to Activision Blizzard, Inc . They expect $1.31 EPS, up 2.34% or $0.03 from last year's $1.28 per share. $9.91 million worth of Apple Inc. Shares for $990,227 were sold by WILENSKY GAIL R. Analysts await Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI ) has "Overweight" rating given on Monday, August 10 by Piper Jaffray.

Tech Gamestop Corp (GME) Has Stock More Room to Run
Author: 0 Gamestop Corp (GME) Has Stock More Room to Run

The regular trading started at $16.4 but as the day wrapped up, the stock escalated, bringing a gain of 0.8%. BlueMountain Capital Management LLC bought a new stake in Gamestop Corporation during the second quarter valued at about $162,000.

Author: 0 Neverwinter Nights Enhanced Edition Announced by Beamdog

At the time of its release, though, Neverwinter Nights was considered one of the finest 3D Dungeons and Dragons-type experiences that gaming has ever offered. " Neverwinter Nights was a unique game that distilled the essence of Dungeons & Dragons and allowed players to build, share and act as Dungeon Master for awesome gaming experiences", said Beamdog CEO Trent Oster.

Tech Google says theft tracking app Cerberus in violation of developer terms
Author: 0 Google says theft tracking app Cerberus in violation of developer terms

The cell tower addresses have been included in information sent to the system Google uses to manage push notifications and messages on Android phones for the past 11 months, according to a Google spokesperson. The concern grows with recent Android security problems-a recent Nokia report found that devices running Android software were most likely to be hacked out of all operating systems.

Tech Volvo to supply 24000 self-driving cars to Uber
Author: 0 Volvo to supply 24000 self-driving cars to Uber

Last year, Volvo announced a $300m (£226m) deal with Uber to design and finance cars with self-driving systems. It is a non-exclusive agreement between these two firms and is a continuation of their relationship to bring a well-known vehicle maker and a silicon valley technology company together in this field of driverless auto transportation.

Tech More shoppers look online for Black Friday deals
Author: 0 More shoppers look online for Black Friday deals

Kohls will open at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving and hours will vary by location. Financial institutions like Wells Fargo , Chase , HSBC , Bank of America , and TD Bank confirmed to MONEY that their bank branches are open on on Friday, Nov.

Author: 0 China May Soon Ban Microsoft Corporation's (MSFT) Skype

It's not clear how long Skype will remain blocked from these app stores, but a Microsoft spokesperson tells the NYT that Skype has been "temporarily removed " from Apple's App Store in China. However, Skype's disappearance from the app stores seems to have taken place after that event. In mid-July, the company revealed that it is building a data center in China to adhere to the country's troublesome new cybersecurity laws, which some suggest could give China the ability to seize ...

Tech Pokemon GO Global Catch Challenge Bronze Rewards Unlocked
Author: 0 Pokemon GO Global Catch Challenge Bronze Rewards Unlocked

Once unlocked, rewards will last until 1pm PT on December 1st. Niantic continues to push special Pokemon Go events to keep players interested, and this time around there's a new Pokemon Go Global Catch Challenge that's asking players around the world to rack up 3 billion captured Pokemon.

Tech Trailer Demonstrates Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition's New V-Triggers
Author: 0 Trailer Demonstrates Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition's New V-Triggers

This mode affects characters by putting them into special modes, and each ones has its own improvements. More excitingly, assuming this sort of thing gets you excited, every character will receive a second V-Trigger attack. It's set to release on January 16 for $39.99, though current Street Fighter V owners will get all of the new gameplay changes and new game modes as a free update.

Tech Need For Speed: Payback Progression System Has Been Tweaked, More Changes Coming
Author: 0 Need For Speed: Payback Progression System Has Been Tweaked, More Changes Coming

Swedish developer Ghost Games has announced that - after reading community feedback - it's in the process of tweaking the racer's progression system, which unfortunately is a bit of a mess . Specifically, the studio increased the amount of rewards across multiple activities so that it takes less time for you to acquire performance improvements for your auto.

Tech Xiaomi planning $1bn spending spree in Indian start-ups
Author: 0 Xiaomi planning $1bn spending spree in Indian start-ups

The company will follow a same investment-model in India in the next five years, and will invest majorly in such internet companies which will help Xiaomi grow as a brand in the country. Xiaomi now shares the No. 1 spot with Samsung, who also has a 23.5% share in last the quarter. The company is already selling its phones in around 60 countries and had last raised equity capital at a valuation of United States dollars 40 billion in 2014.

Tech 'Star Wars Battlefront II' Physical Sales Down 60 Percent in the UK
Author: 0 'Star Wars Battlefront II' Physical Sales Down 60 Percent in the UK

Star Wars has always been about the fans-and whether it's Battlefront or any other Star Wars experience, they come first. As we've previously reported , EA has recently chose to remove Battlefront 2's microtransaction system, but did state that "The ability to purchase crystals in-game will become available at a later date, only after we've made changes to the game".