• Google's Instant Apps are now supported on over 500 million Android devices
Google's Instant Apps are now supported on over 500 million Android devices

Starting with Vimeo , the app that has more than 50 million creators and 240 million viewers worldwide, has implemented Android Instant Apps. So for example, if you search for a website or app, the results might show you an Instant App version available.

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  • New Ways to Reply with Photos and Videos
New Ways to Reply with Photos and Videos

The reply that you send will also include a sticker of what you are replying to. Then, users have the ability to draw on the sticker. "Just hit "reply" to open the camera, take a selfie, and send", adds the Instagram blog post . Previously, direct messaging on Instagram was a simple text-and-GIF based affair. Just after a fresh update for thr...

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  • IPhone 8 wireless charging components pictured
IPhone 8 wireless charging components pictured

Wireless charging is one of multiple features expected to be available in the upcoming anniversary edition of the iPhone , a model that is now being referred to as the iPhone 8. This goes hand-in-hand with an Apple patent from April which explains the mechanism of delivering power to the iPhone using 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands - similar to ones used ...

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  • Facebook cracks down on clickbait videos by downranking them
Facebook cracks down on clickbait videos by downranking them

By posting single images as videos can earn the poster advertising money. According to the blog post that the social network's engineers released, most of the publishers affected by the changes are those intentionally misleading users and directing them to low-quality sites.

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  • New iOS 11 Security Feature Lets You Quickly Disable Touch ID
New iOS 11 Security Feature Lets You Quickly Disable Touch ID

The interface is a bit different from the current one though, as pressing the sleep/wake button in succession opens up a second page that lets you slide to power off, slide to activate Emergency SOS , or Cancel. If activated the feature would prevent someone from physically compelling you to unlock the device. There are any number of reasons whe...

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  • CIO President Trumka steps down from Trump manufacturing council
CIO President Trumka steps down from Trump manufacturing council

Frazier, who is African-American, made it clear he was leaving the council because Trump was slow to condemn the white supremacists who marched in Charlottesville . His exit marks another rebuke to Trump from corporate America. The council was formed back in January, when Trump launched the Manufacturing Jobs Initiative as part of his effort t...

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  • Intel And Under Armour CEOs Join Exodus From Trump's Manufacturing Council
Intel And Under Armour CEOs Join Exodus From Trump's Manufacturing Council

And two others have now followed suit, with Intel's Brian Krzanich and Under Armour's Kevin Plank both announcing their departure yesterday. I am resigning from the President's American Manufacturing Council . "No equivalence w/ those who bring us together", Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein tweeted on Monday morning, Reuters reported. ...

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  • Nokia 8 takes on premium smartphone market with pitch to
Nokia 8 takes on premium smartphone market with pitch to "creators"

The device has now been officially launched by Nokia and it is quite impressive. Though Samsung and LG have already practiced a similar feature of double-cameras, it's the live streaming mode that distinguishes Nokia 8 from other phones.

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  • Quake Champions Early Access to Begin August 22nd
Quake Champions Early Access to Begin August 22nd

As for the Doom Slayer, it sounds like he'll operate much as he did in his own game. In Quake Champions , Doom guy's active ability, called Beserk, lets him smash enemies into bloody piles of gibs with his bare hands. According to Tim Willits, Studio Director, id Software, "The Early Access version of Quake Champions is, obviously, a wor...

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  • Cloudflare terminates service to Daily Stormer
Cloudflare terminates service to Daily Stormer

Those are the words of Cloudflare CEO Matthew Prince , who made a decision to terminate the account of controversial Neo-Nazi site Daily Stormer . The company will continue to take down any similar campaigns in the future as well. Twitter , for example, banned white nationalist and #UnitetheRight organizer Richard Spencer in November...

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  • Indian village representatives to watch 'Toilet-Ek Prem Katha' for free
Indian village representatives to watch 'Toilet-Ek Prem Katha' for free

The film, which had earned Rs 50 cr in its opening weekend, saw a huge jump in its collections on the Independence Day holiday, when it collected Rs 20 crore. Toilet: Ek Prem Katha: Akshay Kumar's performance in Toilet Ek Prem Katha is being praised by all. This prompted Akshay Kumar to post a video on Twitter in which he is thanking his fan...

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  • Blizzard Announces Exhibition at Gamescom
Blizzard Announces Exhibition at Gamescom

The highly anticipated announcement from Blizzard for its popular first-person shooter game includes a new map. Be sure to mark your calendar for 18:00 CEST on Monday, August 21 , and head to YouTube to watch it. Aside from the new map and the new animated short, those who will attend the Gamescom 2017 will have the chance to play the new map ...

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  • Caught on Cam: Balayya distributing money to voters
Caught on Cam: Balayya distributing money to voters

At one point of time, Jaganmohan Reddy had also considered the candidature of Pratap Reddy and wanted to take him into the party. An infuriated Balakrishna slapped the fan, stared at him and walked away amidst continuous chants of Jai Balayya.

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  • Facebook rolls out Marketplace to 17 European & Nordic countries from today
Facebook rolls out Marketplace to 17 European & Nordic countries from today

At launch, it was limited to the US, UK, Australia and New Zealand, with Canada, Chile and Mexico following on. Some of you may remember Facebook Marketplace . The section is prominently positioned in the central spot on the bottom bar on iOS and on the top bar on Android. Once a user clicks on an item, pricing and other details about the deal w...

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  • Splatoon 2 Switch Bundle Headed to US, Next Splatfest Announced
Splatoon 2 Switch Bundle Headed to US, Next Splatfest Announced

As you might expect, the bundle comes with a full copy of the highly acclaimed Splatoon 2 , and will also include a Splatoon 2-themed carrying case. It's been five months since launch day, and thousands of consumers are still willing to pay a premium for second-hand units thanks to its low availability at retailers.

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  • When will PlayStation Experience 2017 take place?
When will PlayStation Experience 2017 take place?

Last year's PSX saw debuts led by The Last of Us: Part 2 , Marvel Vs Capcom: Infinite , Uncharted: The Lost Legacy and various other games. PSX 2017 will take place in December at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California, just the same as it did a year ago, and if you want to go, you'd better go ahead and nab those tickets.

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  • Plea on Neet orders posted to August 23
Plea on Neet orders posted to August 23

Tamil Nadu government's ordinance which seeks to exempt state students from appearing the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET), has got clearance from the Attorney General, and Union Law and Human Resource and Development (HRD) ministries.

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  • Shenmue III Finds A Publishing Partner…And It's Not Sega
Shenmue III Finds A Publishing Partner…And It's Not Sega

The project, which started out as a weird Kickstarter , keeps popping its head above water to remind you that it still exists from time to time, which makes the week just before Gamescom flawless just for that. "Game fans may already be familiar with Deep Silver, as they are a trusted brand who has helped many Japanese game titles find their aud...

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  • Maruti Suzuki Ciaz Facelift Spied Undisguised
Maruti Suzuki Ciaz Facelift Spied Undisguised

Engine specifications remain unchanged and hence the Maruti Suzuki Ciaz S is available with the same 1.4-litre petrol engine and the 1.3-litre diesel engine. Speaking about the launch of the Ciaz S, RS Kalsi, senior executive director (marketing and sales) said the new variant will appeal to the younger generation.

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  • Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG) Given Neutral Rating at BTIG Research
Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG) Given Neutral Rating at BTIG Research

Chipotle Mexican Grill , Inc. About shares traded. Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) has risen 10.62% since August 17, 2016 and is uptrending. Morgens Waterfall Vintiadis & Co Inc decreased Danaher Corp Del (DHR) stake by 47.4% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing.

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  • Trump says ending two CEO advisory panels: tweet
Trump says ending two CEO advisory panels: tweet

Critics argued it was a simple way for Trump to display a stable, pro-business face. According to CNBC, the Strategic and Policy Forum, which counted Indra Nooyi, CEO of beverage and snack brand PepsiCo and Doug McMillon, CEO of leading organic food retailer Walmart, among its members, voted to disband and condemn the President's statements.

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  • Google Pixel 2 to feature squeezable frame - Active Edge
Google Pixel 2 to feature squeezable frame - Active Edge

The leak also reveals that the Pixel 2 should run Android 8.0.1. The original Pixel and Pixel XL were both manufactured by the company, but this year it's been rumored that LG is handling the larger model. This feature will let you invoke the Google Assistant by squeezing the phone's frame. And if you look closely, you'll find that the navi...

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  • ASUU Strike: Lecturers didn't give us 'good notice' - Education Minister
ASUU Strike: Lecturers didn't give us 'good notice' - Education Minister

Speaking on what the Senate has done so far on the ASUU issue, the chairman said: "We captured some aspects of their grievances in the supplementary budget we passed immediately after the negotiation was concluded here in the National Assembly".

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  • EE TV brings in Alexa voice control
EE TV brings in Alexa voice control

After the successful launch of Amazon fire stick, Amazon India is internally testing their next in-home smart speaker AKA, the Amazon Echo and Amazon Dot. "Skills that make customers' lives easier, either by helping them keep track of things or do something easily, can become a daily habit that customers want to use regularly", Amazon said in...

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  • Destiny 1 Silver Steam appearance was due to an
Destiny 1 Silver Steam appearance was due to an "error"

But why would apparently not-faked Silver products ever have existed on Steam if Bungie hadn't at least considered the option? Unfortunately for Steam-partial PC players, the Destiny developers still claiming that Destiny 2 will not release on Valve's gaming platform.

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  • Pokémon Go login details lead to mother's arrest on child molestation charges
Pokémon Go login details lead to mother's arrest on child molestation charges

Court documents obtained by 12 News show 28-year-old Keri Hardwood is facing a list of charges including molestation of a child, for allegedly recording herself molesting her 3-and 6-year-old children then selling the videos online. Harwood allegedly told police that she met a man online who began paying her to masturbate on a webcam and her action...

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  • This is the LG V30, and it looks stunning
This is the LG V30, and it looks stunning

There is also a fingerprint sensor placed under the cameras. On the left of the handset's frame, we can pick out two buttons which are most likely volume rockers while the right seems to house the SIM tray. At the front, as expected, LG V30 is seen with its "FullVision" display with wider aspect ratio. According to a report from Korea , the flag...

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  • Deadly Premonition Creator's next Game Announced
Deadly Premonition Creator's next Game Announced

What is The Good Life though? She soon discovers that, at night, all of the residents (including her) turn into cats and can't seem to remember what they do during that time. The townspeople aren't the only ones who get to roam around at night as a cat - Naomi does too! In Hidetaka "SWERY" Suehiro's last game, D4: Dark Dreams Don't Die , playe...

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  • Crackdown 3 Delayed into Spring 2018, Needs
Crackdown 3 Delayed into Spring 2018, Needs "Extra Time"

For those us us in South Africa, that means the tail end of summer. Microsoft Studios Publishing general manager Shannon Loftis confirmed the delay via a tweet after telling Polygon that the game has been pushed to give more time to developers Reagent Games, Sumo Digital, and Cloudgine.

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  • Ingalls & Snyder LLC Acquires 1300 Shares of Vantiv, Inc. (VNTV)
Ingalls & Snyder LLC Acquires 1300 Shares of Vantiv, Inc. (VNTV)

Korea Investment CORP owned 0.29% of Vantiv worth $29,689,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Eight research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nineteen have given a buy rating to the company's stock. Analysts anticipate that Vantiv, Inc. will post $3.35 EPS for the current fiscal year. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: "Ingalls &...

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  • ESPN's Apple TV App lets you stream 4 Games at a time!
ESPN's Apple TV App lets you stream 4 Games at a time!

The MultiCast features up to five different layout styles based on how many broadcasts the viewer wants to watch at once. For example, those could be playing in-game highlights, fantasy sports updates, alerts, scoreboards or social-media posts.

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  • Bethesda Announces Prey Trial For Consoles Available Today
Bethesda Announces Prey Trial For Consoles Available Today

The console shift to a trial and the PC version of Prey will be available later today. Bethesda also released a new trailer to advertise the trial. You're pretty much free to roam the Talos I space station right from the get-go, and you'll be able to choose how you want to handle fights, interactions with non-player characters, and other goings...

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  • Texas A&M cancels rally for 'White Lives Matter'
Texas A&M cancels rally for 'White Lives Matter'

In a statement released Tuesday afternoon, Preston Wiginton said instead of the cancelled on-campus event the group is considering "a walk down a public street that goes through the campus". White Lives Matter organizer Preston Wiginton says they've already filed a complaint with the ACLU and are in talks with private attorneys to explore a lawsuit...

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  • Verizon Ups Ante as FirstNet Alternative with Dedicated Network for Responders
Verizon Ups Ante as FirstNet Alternative with Dedicated Network for Responders

The carrier claims to control around two-thirds of the police, fire, and other first responders market, according to U.S. reports. "We're serious about remaining extremely relevant in this space", Michael Maiorana, a Verizon senior vice president who oversees the effort, said Tuesday.

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  • Maersk brings major IT systems back online after cyber attack
Maersk brings major IT systems back online after cyber attack

Maersk said on Friday it expected client-facing operations to return to normal by Monday and was resuming container deliveries at its major ports. The full impact of the so-called "NotPetya" cyber attack which hit Maersk companies on 27 June will be felt in the third quarter.

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