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Why is this Japanese company offering their nonsmoking employees paid leaves?

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On top of that, managers can say when you take rest breaks during work time as long as " the break is taken in one go somewhere in the middle of the day (not at the beginning or end). A survey undertaken in 2016 found that 19.8 percent of Japanese adults smoke, the first time on record that the percentage had fallen below 20%. Mr Matsushima said that four people had so far quite smoking, and that he himself had benefited from the scheme, treating his family to a break at a hot spring ... Read More »

Apple Releases iOS 11.2 Beta to Developers [Download]

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They range from a slew of new animal and dinosaur options to additional clothing, food, and wellness-inspired emoji. As far as major security fixes, iOS 11.1 includes a patch for a critical flaw discovered in the WPA2 standard for Wi-Fi network security. Read More »

Shadow of the Colossus remake gets a price

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Its release date was confirmed to be February 6th, 2018 at the end of a gorgeous new trailer. Will you be replaying this after playing the original, or jumping in as a new player? While the locations and colossus are familiar, they've never looked this good before. Read More »

WhatsApp now lets you delete that embarrassing text

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According to FactorDaily , WhatsApp Pay feature is in testing and could be launched by December. "They are likely to do some sort of an extended beta program for the feature in November and by December you can expect a full rollout", a source close to the company stated. Read More »

Microsoft Surface Pro LTE Is Coming In December, Its Official

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For the Surface Pro , Microsoft expects 17 hours of video playback time. This particular variant of Surface Pro is apparently equipped with a Qualcomm Snapdragon X16 modem. The Surface Pro LTE is powered by an Intel Core i5 CPU and is available in two versions, with 4GB RAM and a 128GB SSD, for $1,149, and with 8GB of memory and a 256GB SSD, for $1,449. Read More »

Tag: HTC U11 Life Specifications

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While that sounds exciting, HTC will be revealing it all at an event on November 2 where it will possibly announce HTC U11 Plus as well as U11 Life smartphones. The battery is a rather disappointing 2,600 mAh. One of them will be on the back, while the other will be on the front, for video calls and selfies. While the listing did reveal every spec and feature of the handset, it didn't reveal its price. Read More »

Super Mario Odyssey Sells Over 2 Million Copies in 3 Days

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Which is why Odyssey sales are off to a very strong start. Nintendo (NTDOY) shares shot up Monday after the video game heavyweight said it almost doubled its profit outlook and said it expects to sell millions more Switch consoles than previously thought. Read More »

Razer Phone leaked with 120Hz refresh rate IGZO display

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Until then, we have some information regarding the upcoming smartphone, and even based on these, it sounds like an interesting device. Interestingly, the phone is said to feature a 5.72-inch 120Hz IGZO display too, although the product listing didn't specify the panel's exact resolution. Read More »

Essential Phone new update brings fingerprint gestures, KRACK fix

Further, the customer should also have made the purchase from Essential, BestBuy, Amazon or Sprint. So you can either hook up a family member or a friend to what is effectively a $299 Essential phone, or get a free camera. The time-limited promo is essentially the company's way of appeasing early adopters who bought the $700 phone in full. The delay in launch might have resulted into less excitement about the phone. Read More »

Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) Position Boosted by Advisor Partners LLC

Cisco Systems Inc . The company has a 50-day moving average of $30.87 and a 200-day moving average of $29.75. It has underperformed by 3.50% the S&P500. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, October 4th. Guyasuta Investment holds 0.03% in Cisco Systems, Inc . (NASDAQ: CSCO ). Exane Derivatives holds 15,017 shares. Read More »

EVE: Valkyrie studio CCP cancels future VR development

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Eve Online developer CCP has given up on virtual reality, closing one satellite studio and putting another up for sale. The other slice of good news is that this restructuring won't affect Project Nova , the FPS that Pétursson said was "still in development" despite not sharing anymore details after an early round of open testing at EVE Fanfest in Iceland previous year. Read More »

Watch The Amazing New Launch Trailer For Star Wars Battlefront II

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A ideal blend of familiar faces and new heroes, the Paris Games Week showcase brought more than a few entertaining announcements . It shows more of the epic battles that you can partake in. With all the hype building toward the release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi in December, a lot of SW fans are equally as pumped for Star Wars Battlefront II which comes out a month earlier. Read More »

Com Premium features arrive for Office 365 subscribers

Microsoft has announced the premium features, which include ad-free inbox and larger mailbox sizes, are now rolling out to subscribers, with more features to be added in the future. Outlook.com Premium was previously available only as a standalone plan costing $19.95 a year. The company's new approach, making numerous formerly "premium" features available to Office 365 subscribers, seems to make more sense. Read More »

Final Fantasy XV Episode Ignis DLC Gets a Gameplay Trailer

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The DLC chapter will feature Ravus as a new comrade , who joins forces with Ignis. Episode Ignis is reportedly a more meaty story DLC with focus on cutscenes. In a bit of a surprise, Chrono Trigger composer Yasunori Mitsuda will be doing guest music for the DLC. Final Fantasy XV: Episode Ignis got a new trailer and a small info drop at Paris Games Week 2017. Read More »

Monster Hunter World beta dates detailed by Capcom

Players will also be able to head into the desert land of Wildspire Waste where they will meet an armored monster named Barroth. The full armor set will make any player character look like Aloy from head to toe, including facial likeness. Littered with the skeletons of deceased monsters, a land of unique and enormous creatures awaits amongst this bed of bones. Hunters can courageous the beast alone or with their team of four hunters. Read More »

New Call of Duty WWII Carentan Trailer Released; DLC 1 Info Revealed

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The season pass will guarantee you several DLCs throughout the development of the Call of Duty game , but the release date of the first DLC was also confirmed at the conclusion of the trailer. You can check out all of the intense action in the trailer below. Essentially serving as an advertisement for the Carentan map , the new trailer for Call of Duty: WW2 still has some worthwhile gameplay footage for those looking forward to the game. Read More »

New Detroit: Become Human Trailer Shown at Paris Games Week

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The trailer shown at PGW 2017 is the story of Kara and Alice. One who has escaped the factory she was made in, one who hunts down other androids and another who seeks to free androids of their lives in servitude. As you can see in the branching choices above, there's a lot of different ways to accomplish, or fail this section of the game, and it seems like "Becoming Deviant" might be the term used for androids that disobey orders. Read More »

Skype's 'personal' update lands on Windows and Mac

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In fact, without a workaround, this new Skype desktop app will be the first that won't install on newer versions of Windows 10. If you don't care for the new design's default interface, it is customizable - to a degree. If you've wanted to check out Skype's huge desktop redesign without living on the bleeding edge, now's your chance. READ NEXT : Chevron and Microsoft create "digital core" for fuel business "The Skype for desktop Preview and the next generation of Skype for mobile ... Read More »

The Last of Us Part II Reveals Shockingly Brutal New Trailer

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Troy Baker and Ashley Johnson will return as Joel and Ellie in the sequel, which will take place five years after the events of its predecessor. Toward the end of the trailer we get to experience the build-up before an onslaught of inhuman adversaries, but of course things cut away right before the going gets tough. Read More »

Amazon Is Bringing Audible Audiobook Support on $79 Kindle

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The older Kindles used to have the feature, but it was dropped from the later devices as they lost audio support. Amazons now venerable basic Kindle is getting Audible support in the coming months, allowing bleary-eyed book fans to give their eyes a rest. Read More »

Actor Vikram's daughter ties the knot at Karunanidhi's residence

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The wedding took place at Karunanidhi's Gopalapuram residence in Chennai on Monday, with the 94-year-old leader presiding over the function. Photographs of the newly Wednesday couple along with their parents posing with Karunanidhi were widely circulated in the social media and also aired on TV channels. Read More »

Destiny 2 to Get Endgame Improvements

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While some of the details about Curse of Osiris leaked on the Xbox Store back in September, this is our first official look at the expansion, along with the actual release date. Destiny 2 Expansion I: Curse of Osiris releases on December 5, 2017. Destiny 2 is an improvement over its predecessor in almost every way. He was my mentor: Osiris, the most notorious Guardian in Vanguard history. Read More »

YouTube TV is coming to Xbox One

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Though it will be initially limited to Xbox One and Android TV devices such as Nvidia Shield, Xiaomi's Mi Box, and televisions built on the Android TV platform, Google has revealed that it will also be coming to smart TVs from the likes of Samsung and Sony in the "coming weeks", as well as Apple TV. Read More »

Repairing the iPhone X's screen will burn a hole in your pocket

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The authorised Apple resellers told IANS that they have received a frenzied response for iPhone X that is being advertised as arriving in India on 3 November. "Since it is a global launch, we feel that even those who booked the device in the first slot may not get their desired variants within the given time-frame", he added. Read More »

Jio Offers Benefits Worth Rs 35000 On Google Pixel 2 Pre-Order

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A software update is expected to roll out in the future to fix the recording quality. However, according to a report by GSMArena , most of the Pixel 2 devices users have reported random Android Auto crashes. But it is not it, now users of Pixel 2 devices are having issues with the Android Auto and poor quality audio while recording videos. In addition to it, they are working with more application to utilize a light navigation of the newly launched Pixel 2 Xl by virtually ... Read More »

Important Analyst's Ratings to Watch: NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA), Huntsman Corporation (HUN)

Volume is the basic fuel of the market since stocks move up or down in price only when shares are trading hands. Nokia Corporation (NOK) is worth US$29.01 Billion and has recently risen 3.15% to US$4.91. NVIDIA Corporation ( NASDAQ : NVDA ) received a Buy rating from 7 analysts. Therefore 53% are positive. For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for NVIDIA Corporation is 13.3%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is -2%. Read More »