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Facebook strikes first major music rights deal with Universal Music

The new deal, however, will allow users to post videos and 'facilitate deeper engagement between artists and fans, empowering users to express themselves through music, share the songs they love and build communities around music-fuelled culture, ' ...

Amazon Prime Video is the most downloaded Apple TV App

In this short period of time, however, it's managed to rack up more downloads than other popular streaming apps, like Netflix and Hulu. Amazon Prime Video for Apple TV and iPhone and iPad is a free download from the App Store. Amazon previou...

Magic Leap's Creator Edition AR Headset Announced for 2018

The startup was founded in 2011 by Brian Schowengerdt, Randall Hand, Rony Abovitz and Sam Miller. Magic Leap said it uses Lightfield Photonics to generate digital light that blends seamlessly with the real-world lighting. More traditional AR applic...

Pokemon Go Announces New AR+ Mode for Apple Devices Only

In addition, Matt Selmon, one of Niantic's game developers, recently told Express Online that though they will not manipulate the recently introduced weather systems, fans can expect some Pokemon to appear more frequently during the Christmas even...

Honda Insight to be revealed at Detroit motor show

Long live the 2019 Honda Insight! Ah, the Insight. The model best remembered as the teardrop-shaped two-seater that gave North America its first taste of hybrid motoring in December 1999 was soon eclipsed in sales by the Toyota Prius .

WhatsApp Given 1-Month Ultimatum to Stop Facebook Data Transfers

France's data privacy watchdog, CNIL , said on Monday that it has given WhatsApp an ultimatum to comply with the order and focus on getting user consent before moving data to its parent company or it could sanction the company. "In particular, nei...

Samsung introduces new version of Galaxy A8(2018), Galaxy A8+(2018)

Samsung says the new phones will become available in early January, so don't forget to tune in for CES 2018 to find out more details. As for the main camera , you're getting a 16MP main camera with a wide f/1.7 aperture. As for the processor...

Child asks for blankets instead of Xbox for Christmas

Since then Microsoft got wind of Mikah's selflessness and wanted to repay his kindness. Access is the same charity that gave them a place to stay until the family was able to get back on their feet. "And so the first thing he wanted to do was give ...

PUBG Xbox One Now Receives Oceanic Servers For Australian And NZ Players

Basically, the feature records around the player in game for a radius of one kilometer. Unfortunately, in the current version, you can't really go back and see where you messed up. It is often impossible to check if other players have jumped alongsid...

Adobe Systems (ADBE) Getting Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Accern Reports

It has outperformed by 17.40% the S&P500. Nelson Van Denburg & Campbell Wealth Management Grp Ltd Liability Com reported 125 shares stake. Grove Bank & Trust grew its stake in shares of Adobe Systems by 14.9% during the third quarter. (NYSE:WMB). Eat...

IMac Pro: Apple releases its most expensive computer - starting at £4899

Today the iMac Pro went up for pre-order and Apple has updated Final Cut Pro X and Logic Pro X to go along with it. With next-generation processors, a stunning Retina 5K display, the most powerful graphics ever in a Mac, super-fast storage ...

Google Assistant now available for tablets, and phones running Android Lollipop

The AI helper the same functionality as the version found on newer Android devices, which means you'll be able to bark at your outdated smartphone in order to open apps, get restaurant recommendations or, if you're feeling down, to hear a joke.

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds: How Controls Will Work on an Xbox Pad

Nobody expected the Xbox One version of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds to be flawless, it's an Xbox Game Preview title, after all. Whatever your use for it is, you won't have it on Xbox One. It's just plain hard to hit your target using a cont...

Apple grants $390 million to Finisar to boost laser chip production

The fund was awarded to increase the production of vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers (VCSELs), which power Apple's new features such as Portrait mode selfies and Animoji, the company wrote in a blog. Apple announced the creation of the fun...

LG Claims New Gram Laptops Will Last All Day

The body of the Gram is made of a metal alloy that's passed MIL-STD 810G durability tests to resist impact, pressure, and temperature. With the new Gram laptops for 2018, LG is including 8th-generation Intel Core i5 and i7 processors and SSD storag...

New Harry Potter Mobile Game Will Let You Enroll in Hogwarts

Warner Bros. and Jam City have announced an opportunity to finally transport your likeness into the magical world of Harry Potter . Chris DeWolfe , Jam City's CEO and co-founder, states, "As Harry Potter fanatics ourselves, we have grea...

Nokia 6 2018 Reportedly passed through TENNA in China

The new model comes with an orange detail that goes around the camera and the flashlight, adding a splash of color. HMD is expected to bring the newest Android version to both the smartphones after beta testing. But Nokia shouldn't blindly follow t...

Global arms sales rise for first time in five years

The 2016 figure represents a 1.9 percent increase compared with 2015, and is the first year of growth in Top 100 arms sales after five consecutive years of decline. The report noted that British defense contractor BAE Systems recorded a 0.4 percent...

McLaren Senna revealed: 'brutal' track-focused hypercar produces 789bhp

The McLaren Senna is powered by a 4.0 litre turbocharged V8 engine and it comes with 800 Nm of torque. Named Senna after the legendary Formula 1 driver, the road-legal supercar makes 789bhp, and at just 1,198kg it's the lightest road auto the Wok...

KeyCorp Comments on Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company's Q2 2018 Earnings (HPE)

KeyCorp also issued estimates for Hewlett Packard Enterprise's FY2018 earnings at $1.19 EPS. A number of hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. The company presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an avera...

Face ID on other phones stinks - Apple

While the glassback of the latest iPhone models is super glossy and luxe, the cost to fix them have been burning a hole in cusotomers pockets. Additionally, an iPhone Xc could still support wireless charging. Apple moved to a glass back to facilit...

Mega Man coming to Monster Hunter

The beta will be playable from December 9 at 9:00am Pacific to December 12 at 8:59am Pacific. The Mega Man influence continues to an assortment of weapons that apparently blast NES Mega Man tracks as you're fighting with them, for those days when...

Check out the new live action trailer for PlayerUnknown's Battleground

Upon realizing that The Game Awards host Geoff Keighley and his co-presenters didn't announce the award for Best Multiplayer last night, Polygon followed up with Keighley this morning. In this way, windows and barriers will no longer block players....

LG V30+ To Launch In India On December 13

And as per the press invites, the phone will be launched on December 13. In spite of that, the device stands at the peak of high-feature flagships in the market but it just doesn't seem to be making the commercial headway it should, perhaps due to ...

Amazon brings Prime Video to Apple TV, falls out with Google

New Year is about to come and in the wake of it, the technology giant Apple has committed to fulfill the two promises to its loyal customers. Customers in the U.S., U.K., Germany and Austria will also be able to watch videos from subscription servi...

Facebook tops Glassdoor's 'Best Places to Work' list

The job-hunting website on Wednesday released its list of top large companies to work for, as voted by employees. Since we cover technology over here at TechCrunch, we broke out the top 10 tech companies from the list. Its employees were describe...

Amaterasu Plays Fetch In Dota 2

Over the course of its lifespan, Dota 2 , the popular MOBA from Valve, has had multiple Steam workshop cosmetics added to the game for purchase. That means she's up for voting for inclusion in Dota 2 if the courier gets enough support - and so far...

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Microsoft Extends GDPR Observance Worldwide

Apple is the latest tech giant to make changes to comply with GDPR, the EU's privacy data rules , after it introduced a new website that shows customers exactly what personal ...

Rochdale M&S to remain open as retailer announces further store closures

M&S has revealed the locations of 14 stores that will be closed, adding to 21 that have already been shut. The closures will mainly affect its larger clothing and home stores, wh...

NFL Adopts New Anthem Policy to Quell Player Protests

The NFL took a step backwards on Wednesday in its efforts to bridge the divide between the league and players who knelt in protest during the national anthem . Kaeperick has n...

Will Smith To Perform Official Anthem For The FIFA World Cup #FIFAWorldCup2018

Will Smith and Nicky Jam have been spotted in Colombia and music producer DJ Nelson confirmed to music website Vibe that they would be performing the song for July's Worl...

Samsung Galaxy A6, A6+ Launched in India; Specifications, Pricing and Launch Offers

There is no dual-camera and Samsung has instead opted to equip the Galaxy J6 with a 13MP (f/1.9) rear camera and an 8MP (f/1.9) selfie camera. It is also thought that the N...

U.S. wary of North Korean cyber prowess ahead of summit

South Korea wants to play the mediator in upcoming talks between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. As for the summit itself, Trump and Kim are e...

Harry and Meghan go straight to work after lavish wedding

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex spent Saturday night at Windsor Castle after attending a reception at Frogmore House hosted by Prince Charles . The newlyweds are breaking tradi...

Microsoft to Launch Cheaper Tablet Line to Rival Apple's iPad

The Surface tablet will feature a 10-inch screen, which is similar to Apple's iPad and smaller than Microsoft's Surface Pro laptop range. Bloomberg is reporting that Micros...

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 first details revealed

There will be no thrust jumping or wall running, a major shift from other recent futuristic Call of Dutys like Black Ops III and Advanced Warfare , which were disliked among s...

Fortnite Solo Showdown Mode Announced, Offers Free V

Unlike other Limited Time Modes that have previously been added to the game, Solo Showdown "will not change core gameplay of the current Solo mode", says Epic. Since Solo Show...

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Samsung beefs up the Galaxy S9's color pallet with red and gold

Samsung beefs up the Galaxy S9's color pallet with red and gold

He didn't mention how the pen is going to be improved but there is a insane rumor that the S pen will incorporate a microphone this year allowing it to be used for phone calls. Me...

Amazon Alexa Coders Can Now Use 8 Different Voices in Their Skills

Amazon Alexa Coders Can Now Use 8 Different Voices in Their Skills

Amazon Polly is a text-to-speech service that uses advanced deep learning technologies to synthesize speech that sounds like a natural human voice, according to the post. The bank...

Nassar sex abuse victims, US university reach $500m settlement

Nassar sex abuse victims, US university reach $500m settlement

Beneath the settlement, $425 million might be paid to present claimants and $75 million might be put aside for any future claims. The disgraced doctor was already going to spend ...

Apple's autonomous fleet is now the second-largest in the USA

Apple's autonomous fleet is now the second-largest in the USA

One important thing to note here is that Apple has yet to apply for a separate driverless testing permit, which would allow the company to test autonomous vehicles without a person...

Ariana Grande and Jimmy Fallon perform with Nintendo accessories

Ariana Grande and Jimmy Fallon perform with Nintendo accessories

The special edition of "Classroom" was further enhanced by a cool editing trick that divided the screen into geometric shapes, with Grande and the band drifting across the screen i...

Rage 2's Gameplay Shown Off In New Trailer

Rage 2's Gameplay Shown Off In New Trailer

Filling the dusty boots of Walker-" the last Ranger of the wasteland"-you've lost your home to The Authority , an autocratic gang who rule with an iron fist". What quickly become...

Zenit terminate Mancini's contract amid Italy interest

Zenit terminate Mancini's contract amid Italy interest

The move comes one day after Mancini agreed to terminate his contract as manager of Zenit St Petersburg , which paved the way for him to negotiate his Italy deal. Mario Balotell...

Alia Bhatt's 'Raazi' enjoys fifth biggest Box Office opening weekend in 2018

Alia Bhatt's 'Raazi' enjoys fifth biggest Box Office opening weekend in 2018

While the spy thriller did not enjoy a mammoth opening, settling for Rs 7.53 crore at the close of Friday, the weekend saw cinephiles turn up in greater numbers. Read our review of...

SoftBank in talks to invest $3 billion in Paytm Mall

SoftBank in talks to invest $3 billion in Paytm Mall

Walmart also revealed that it may name or replace the CEO and other executives at Flipkart. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer plans to file a Discharge Petition under the C...