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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg: It should be obvious that neo-Nazis are wrong

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Since the protests over the weekend, Facebook has already taken down a number of accounts, pages and posts from white supremacists. Right-leaning and pro-Trump Facebook employees reportedly began to see the group as somewhat of a safe haven, until the company shut down the group in December shortly after Trump won the election. Read More »

Google improves collaboration tools in Docs, Slides and Sheets for G Suite

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The changes include the ability to Name the various versions of a Doc , Sheet or Slide . Google is also adding the ability to view a "clean" version of any document, without any editing marks on it. One of the templates from LegalZoom and DocuSign , for example, offers an outline for a mutual non-disclosure agreement (NDA). You can also create your own template with built-in add-ons customized to your company's workflows, such as a Sheets template with an add-on to gather internal ... Read More »

91 volcanoes discovered under Antarctica

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This has nearly trebled the number of volcanoes known to exist in west Antarctica . Recent discovery of 91 volcanoes underneath the massive ice sheet of Antarctica shocked scientists. But what does it mean? As Dr. Robert Bingham, a glacier expert and one of the paper's authors noted to the Guardian , "The big question is: how active are these volcanoes? ". Read More »

THQ Nordic Announces Black Mirror, Not To Do With The TV Series

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This new game, however, will have nothing to do with any of those titles, and it will tell an entirely new story. Players will take on the role of David Gordon and will investigate the nightmarish visions that plague his mind. King Art Games ( The Book of Unwritten Tales , The Dwarves ) created the sequel Black Mirror II in 2009 and is now in charge of a reboot to the series, with THQ Nordic as producer and publisher. Read More »

Nokia 8 Is Now Official: Specifications, Price and Availability Details

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Now we're getting a look at the company's first flagship. The high-end Nokia 8, due out next month, will take on new devices from Apple and Samsung . Chances are, though, that it will be sent to devices as a software update later. "We also have the livestream option", explained Sarvikas on the reasoning behind this sort of feature in the camera. Read More »

We Happy Few Grows Toward Retail Debut in 2018

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The game will finally arrive on April 13, 2018 - and, for good measure, there will be a PlayStation 4 release as well. We Happy Few will also pick up even more updates to further flesh out its gameplay (which by the way, has improved considerably since launch), including three playable characters, 250 unique encounters, and a full-length story campaign. Read More »

Game of Thrones S07E06 accidentally released by HBO

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Although the episode was up for a very short period of time, fast-acting Internet users quickly captured screen shots and published videos online. HBO is yet to respond and give a statement regarding the error and leak . Episode 4 leaked online two days before its scheduled time, but episode 6 arrived a lot earlier. HBO continues its awful, horrible, no good very bad couple of weeks with yet another leaked Game of Thrones episode. Read More »

New Samsung Watch the Samsung Galaxy Gear Fit 2 Pro Leaked

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Citing Samsung training material, VentureBeat reported the Gear Fit 2 Pro will feature a watch-like clasp and "5 ATM water resistance", an upgrade from the Fit 2's IP-68 certification for brief interactions with water. As of now, there are no details regarding the pricing and availability. Samsung is expected to officially announce the much awaited Galaxy Note 8 on August 23rd, but the tech giant might also have another device to unveil by the end of August. Read More »

Sergi Roberto closer to Barcelona exit?

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Most fans haven't quite accepted the fact that Neymar has moved on to pastures new yet and are trying to come to terms with the fact that their club's heir to Lionel Messi has actually been bought out of his contract. "He has returned from a complicated loan spell [at Granada] where he didn't play as much as both him and the club wanted". After struggling in the English Premier League with Tottenham , Paulinho's star performances on the pitch in China reignited his global career with ... Read More »

Rafa Benitez reveals he's tracked Joselu since Real Madrid days

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The frontman was sent out on loan to Deportivo la Coruna last season and found the back of the net on six occasions while playing slightly fewer games. "He knows and accepts the challenge we've given him at Newcastle and he's keen to come and fight for a position in the team". Joselu only managed to score four times in the Premier League while at Stoke in 2015/16 season albeit he was only handed 10 starts. Read More »

Sonic Mania on Switch has home button glitch, fix on the way

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There's nothing concrete just yet, but Czech video game store JRC recently posted a listing that contained possible box art for the game on Nintendo Switch . For example, if you hold B and Y on the Switch, or X and Square on the Playstation 4, at the title screen, you can access a level select and a debug menu. Read More »

Facebook set to overhaul News Feed on mobile

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Facebook will also use circular profile pictures, so that users can follow who's posting and commenting. Namely, Facebook is now employing chat bubbles inside its core app as well, which is meant to make reading comments easier. The big new difference in the new Facebook is the new icons. This was actually first introduced to iOS users last month, but it is now rolling out to Android users as well. Read More »

Facebook's News Feed gets a slight redesign on mobile

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Apart from this, the profile pictures will now be displayed in circles than the traditional square box. Now if you've always felt that Facebook's News Feed was always a bit hard to read on mobile, you'll be pleased to learn that Facebook is now doing something about it. Read More »

Google Pixel 2 set to feature HTC squeeze control

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More hints and clues about the upcoming Google Pixel smartphones have made their way on to the web. The filing includes screenshots that, while don't explicitly state the phone is made by HTC , it does show it's made in Taiwan, and the UI looks very much like an HTC phone. Read More »

Samsung debuts SSD T5 with 540MB/s transfer speeds

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For more details visit Samsung's website . Visually the drive is nothing spectacular, it uses a metal design and rounded unibody. To that end, Samsung's latest drive is especially important, as the company finds a way to improve on the hard drive by making solid-state storage technology more affordable, and even faster than what the company released previous year. Read More »

Aston Martin rolls out two more Vanquish Zagato models

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But it's at the back, past the speed humps where the Vanquish Zagato Volante truly sheds its Aston Martin roots. "And with 325 cars divided between 99 Coupes, 99 Volantes, 28 Speedsters and 99 Shooting Brakes, they are still the rarest of the rare". Read More »

Analysts give bullish verdict on Standard Life Aberdeen

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Jollie had been managing director of Aberdeen Asset Management in Australia while Bouch had been head of Standard Life Investments in Australasia. Investec maintained NMC Health PLC (LON:NMC) on Tuesday, October 6 with "Buy" rating. The skills overall between the two businesses are very complementary, with Standard Life having major franchises in areas such as absolute return and developed market equities while Aberdeen has a big presence in emerging markets and Asian equities. Read More »

Middle-Earth: Shadow of War Trailer Showcases The Terror Tribe

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After players conquer all of Mordor, there is an endgame mission type called Shadow Wars that will still keep them occupied. Succeed in defending a fortress, and it'll remain yours. Having something to look forward to after the main game is always appreciated and leaves a lot to forward to in the near future. Shadow of War has certainly raised some eyebrows in the run up to its October release, first revealing the departure in Shelob's depiction , then followed by the inclusion of ... Read More »

Middle-earth: Shadow of War Gets New Trailer Starring the Terror Tribe

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However, this doesn't seem to be the case for Shadow of War . Take a look at Middle-earth: Shadow of War's endgame, a multi-stage affair called The Shadow Wars, which asks you to defend your fortresses against Sauron's forces. It seems the sequel is already aiming to improve from its predecessor. Shadow of War has certainly raised some eyebrows in the run up to its October release, first revealing the departure in Shelob's depiction , then followed by the inclusion of ... Read More »

Google Allo is now available in your browser

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We are still not sure how many people have used Google Allo , since Google does not release that information. Its lack of features and poor transition experience from older Google messaging apps has led to a sluggish adoption rate. You need Google's Chrome browser, of course, to access Google Allo for web. Google first hinted at Allo coming to desktop soon back in February when VP of communications Nick Fox tweeted a sneak peek photo . Read More »

Group pulls request for Richmond Confederate monument rally

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Concerning Bowling's move to withdraw the permit, Nolan said Mayor Stoney "believes Mr. Bowling made a sensible decision". Sitting in downtown Richmond, just a couple blocks from the city's 60-foot-tall statue, Bowling says his rally would have been for the "right reasons" -- preserving history. Read More »

ASU professor says denuclearization of North Korea unlikely without war

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While Kim said he had decided not to launch the attack on Guam yet, he advised the United States "to take into full account" whether the current standoff was to its benefit. Tensions between Washington and Pyongyang have risen sharply since North Korea test-launched two intercontinental ballistic missiles in July. "President Trump stated that the United States is ready, along with its allies, to apply the full range of diplomatic, economic, and military measures to achieve that goal", ... Read More »

Blizzard App Gets Renamed Just Months After Becoming Official

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Last year, Blizzard announced that it was " transitioning away " from Battle.net as the name for the Overwatch developer's online network. Since then, online has become a pervasive, inescapable feature of almost every game, so Battle.net sounds slightly retro - but most fans don't seem to care, and they will likely welcome this news. Read More »

Sapphire Radeon RX Vega 64 Pictured, Features Liquid Cooling Mechanism

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The Radeon RX Vega 56 is the little brother of the Radeon RX Vega 64 and although it does not feature full Vega 10 and is a cut down version of the Vega 64 , it is still a great contender to take on the Nvidia GTX 1070 . Graphics cards have long surpassed the "higher number of FPS" as both camps offer different perks. There's also a rather cool, non-working Vega MCM included, along with a few Radeon RX Vega stickers, that gives you a good view of what 8GB of HBM2 memory looks like ... Read More »

NHS cyber attack 'hero' pleads not guilty to U.S. charges

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Following a previous hearing, during which a prosecutor said Hutchins had admitted in a police interview he created a code that harvests bank details and "indicated" that he sold it, the Briton's lawyer said his client would deny all the allegations. Read More »

Mewtwo Is Coming to Pokemon Go as the Next Legendary Monster

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Legendary Pokemon Mewtwo is being added to Pokemon GO as part of the game's new Exclusive Raid Battles to players worldwide soon. The multiplayer feature is invite-only and it only applies to advanced gamers. Lugia , Articuno , Zapdos , and Moltres will again be appearing in standard Raid Battles as bosses. Invitations will be given in advance to give Trainers time to return to the Gym they raided at earlier. Read More »