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Technology Steam Link iOS App Rejected by Apple Due to 'Business Conflicts': Valve
Author: 0 Steam Link iOS App Rejected by Apple Due to 'Business Conflicts': Valve

That's exactly what Valve's team have run into when the Steam Link app for iOS was, at first, approved but ultimately rejected, preventing iOS users from remotely playing their Steam PC games on their iPhones or iPads. In light of Facebook's most recent and biggest scandal, Apple has often touted its more direct and human-curated system of screening apps that go into its app stores.

Technology Battlefield 5 takes players to the unseen locations of WWII
Author: 0 Battlefield 5 takes players to the unseen locations of WWII

Overall, the Battle Packs offered no in-game advantages (unless you count XP boosts), but DICE appears to be removing all element of chance from Battlefield 5's cosmetic reward system. For those of you interested in watching the entire live stream, you can do so below. Though rumors suggested that a prototype battle royale mode was being developed alongside the game , it was not revealed today.

Technology No Man's Sky is finally set to introduce full multiplayer in July
Author: 0 No Man's Sky is finally set to introduce full multiplayer in July

Sean Murray from developer Hello Games confirmed the rumored feature on today's episode of Inside Xbox after saying when the game would hit Microsoft's console. Fight as a pirate or a wingman in epic space battles with friends and enemies. I'm so happy this is finally happening. This includes grouping up to build, survive, race and simply explore the expansive universe that No Man's Sky has to offer.

Technology PayPal agrees to buy iZettle for United States dollars 2.2 bn
Author: 0 PayPal agrees to buy iZettle for United States dollars 2.2 bn

The deal expands PayPal's in-store expansion opportunities in its current markets and help the company push omnichannel commerce services in Australia, the United Kingdom and the US. Today, the company's commerce solutions empower almost half a million merchants across 12 countries and two continents to get paid, sell smarter and grow their businesses.

Technology Microsoft To Release Low-Cost Tablets To Rival iPad
Author: 0 Microsoft To Release Low-Cost Tablets To Rival iPad

Video conferencing is also a relevant feature with the new business Skype, which allows you to write notes on screen in addition to voice and video. The report also claims that the Microsoft tablets will be 20% lighter than the Apple counterparts.

Technology Xbox Adaptive Controller will be launching this year for $99.99
Author: 0 Xbox Adaptive Controller will be launching this year for $99.99

We worked closely with them and directly with gamers who have limited mobility to assist in our development. Announced Wednesday, the Xbox Adaptive Controller - which will launch later this year with a Canadian price tag of $129.99 - was designed with plenty of input from people like Romney, as well as non-profit organizations such as Warfighter Engaged and SpecialEffect , which are dedicated to helping disabled players find ways to indulge their hobby.

Technology Amazon launches 8 new voices for Alexa Skills
Author: 0 Amazon launches 8 new voices for Alexa Skills

Amazon has started rolling out an app update that will bring Alexa, the voice assistant that powers Amazon's smart speakers, to the Android platform. Polly's voices are far from flawless, of course, but as they see more use, that could change. Developers can also use multiple voices in a single skill.

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Author: 0 "Yanny" or "Laurel", this audio clip is tearing the internet apart

People who hear laurel are hearing a syllabic l in the second syllable, which has some similarities to the vowel sound at the end of yanny . Others can't be convinced that it's saying anything other than Yanny . In fact, the confusion and the chaos caused by the audio recording has been so great that it even shut down The Ellen Show for a brief moment. Teigen tried to win Kaling back with this comment: "They're saying younger, more attractive people hear yanny! ".

Technology HTC is working on a blockchain-powered Android smartphone
Author: 0 HTC is working on a blockchain-powered Android smartphone

All the usual stuff like hardware or pricing is still far off. Others, including Huawei , have announced that it will also be making a Blockchain smartphone. It will also be interesting to know whether or not the HTC Exodus will employ a sandboxed environment for tighter security. The HTC Exodus exists separately from HTC's main phone business, and it is not the same phone planned for HTC's May 23 announcement .

Technology Fortnite's Infinity War Crossover Event is Ending Tomorrow
Author: 0 Fortnite's Infinity War Crossover Event is Ending Tomorrow

Due to this delay some quests may not function until the build releases. Downtime begins at 4am ET (08:00 GMT),' Epic Games said in a statement overnight. Pundits have predicted a new Burst Assault rifle will be thrown into the mix with the update for PS4, Xbox One and mobile, after being bombarded with hints as they now played Battle Royale.

Technology About Kia Diesel Hybrid
Author: 0 About Kia Diesel Hybrid

The new third-generation Kia Ceed will be the second among a range of Kia models to offer the new powertrain from 2019. Kia says that its mild-hybrid technology can provide extra acceleration for overtaking, as well as reducing engine load when the auto is being driven more gently.

Technology GSC Game World Announces STALKER 2
Author: 0 GSC Game World Announces STALKER 2

Another S.T.A.L.K.E.R. sequel is underway at GSC Game World . The post says nothing more about the upcoming sequel or game, but you can read it over right here if you want to. The bad news is that it's not going to happen anytime soon: The Stalker 2 site now indicates that it'll be out in 2021. So far, the STALKER franchise has 3 titles: S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl; S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky of 2008 and S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat of 2009.

Technology Lenovo Z5 is an all-screen phone with no notch or bezels
Author: 0 Lenovo Z5 is an all-screen phone with no notch or bezels

It remains to be seen how exactly the company achieved this and we will be taking a closer look at the compromises that have been accompanied by bringing the bezels down to such a level. In another post on Weibo by Cheng about the new device, he asked his audience to guess what the screen-to-body ratio of the smartphone would be. There is not going to be a notch like the iPhone X ( review ) or a chin like the Galaxy S9 .

Technology Encrypted Emails At Risk From Two New Attacks
Author: 0 Encrypted Emails At Risk From Two New Attacks

Unfortunately, guarding messages from an attacker with full access to your data is one of the primary use cases for both encryption formats. "EFF has been in communication with the research team, and can confirm that these vulnerabilities pose an immediate risk to those using these tools for email communication, including the potential exposure of the contents of past messages".

Technology Apple faces class action suit
Author: 0 Apple faces class action suit

The class action is being spearheaded by the law firm Girard Gibbs which notes on its website that it's now investigating complaints that the keyboard on Apple's 2016 MacBook Pro design is defective. Specifically, they want Apple to "return to Plaintiffs and Class members all costs attributable to remedying or eplacing defective MacBook laptops, including but not limited to economic losses from the purchase of replacement laptops".

Technology Apple to centralize video subscriptions through TV app
Author: 0 Apple to centralize video subscriptions through TV app

Apple's subscription service would be an alternative to customers subscribing to a number of video services from numerous apps and providers. This way users would no longer subscribe to streaming services through their individual apps that are available to download from the App Store.

Technology Hawaii volcano could shoot 10-ton 'ballistic rocks'
Author: 0 Hawaii volcano could shoot 10-ton 'ballistic rocks'

But scientists remain uncertain what caused Kilauea's latest buildup of molten rock and why the magma travelled so far underground to create new ground vents "when it had two release valves" already at the summit crater and at Pu'u 'O'o, said Michael Garcia, a volcano expert at the University of Hawaii.