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Technology Twitch's New 2018 Community Guidelines to Target Streamers Over Sexualizing Their Content
Author: 0 Twitch's New 2018 Community Guidelines to Target Streamers Over Sexualizing Their Content

Twitch added "If you use other services to direct hate or harassment towards someone on Twitch, we will consider it a violation of Twitch's policies". We're updating our moderation framework to review your conduct in its entirety when evaluating if the intent is to be sexually suggestive. Moving forward, Twitch will deem clothing that would be "appropriate for a public street, mall, or restaurant" as acceptable for its platform, with a greater focus on the stream as a whole (including camera ...

Technology George Lucas helped direct a scene in Solo
Author: 0 George Lucas helped direct a scene in Solo

It's certainly no secret that Solo: A Star Wars Story turned into an absolute mess last summer when directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller left the production with just three and a half weeks of shooting due to creative differences they had with Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy and screenwriter-producer Lawrence Kasdan.

Technology Icelandic composer Jóhann Jóhannsson dies at 48 years of age
Author: 0 Icelandic composer Jóhann Jóhannsson dies at 48 years of age

Johannsson, 48, was responsible for scoring films like The Theory of Everything , Arrival and Sicario . According to The Hollywood Reporter , his manager confirmed the news. He received a second Oscar nomination for Sicario in 2015, and Golden Globe, BAFTA and GRAMMY nominations for Arrival in 2016. Elijah Wood also paid tribute to the composer, who wrote the soundtrack for Mandy , a film Wood produced.

Technology No free smartphones for North Korean and Iran Olympians
Author: 0 No free smartphones for North Korean and Iran Olympians

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) stepped in late on Thursday to say athletes from both countries would receive the phones, but that the North Koreans would be asked not to take the devices home. But athletes from Iran and North Korea were reportedly excluded due to United Nations sanctions against the two countries over their nuclear programmes.

Technology Wall Street bounces after another volatile day, global markets stabilize
Author: 0 Wall Street bounces after another volatile day, global markets stabilize

Those stocks are often seen as substitutes for bonds because they tend not to fluctuate that much in price and provide steady income. South Korea's Kospi gained 0.5 percent and the Hang Seng of Hong Kong rose 0.4 percent. The stock market appeared to be making a comeback after historic plunges on Friday and Monday. "It can take two to three weeks to work through the system".

Technology Hong Kong bus crash kills 18, injures 62
Author: 0 Hong Kong bus crash kills 18, injures 62

Rescuers tried to reach passengers trapped in the wreckage although police were unable to say how many were still inside. "It was much faster than I normally felt in a bus". Photos and footage from the scene showed the roof of the bus had been torn off. The bus, operated only on race days, was packed with passengers leaving the Sha Tin horse-racing course.

Technology Samsung Galaxy Note 5 will get Android 8.0 Oreo update
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy Note 5 will get Android 8.0 Oreo update

The Oreo updates are confirmed for the T-Mobile variants of these devices, so it's unclear if it will be coming to other models. It has been several months since we last received an update on the status of Samsung's Android Oreo update for the Galaxy S8.

Technology First poster of Dhanush's 'The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir'
Author: 0 First poster of Dhanush's 'The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir'

Directed by Ken Scott, the film is based on the bestselling novel by Romain Puertolas, The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir Who Got Trapped in an Ikea Wardrobe. As Scott says, "He knows nothing else, but his neighbourhood". The movie was shot in Mumbai, Brussels (Belgium), Rome (Italy) and Paris (France) among other places.

Technology Gvl Narasimha Rao Slams NC For Pro Pak Slogans
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Speaking to the reporters over the matter, Akbar Lone stated that he started shouting " Pakistan Zindabad " after Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLAs started shouting "Pakistan Murdabad". "The party disowns and condemns his remarks", he said. Two army men and two children were killed while four army men sustained injuries after Fidayeen stormed the Sunjwan Army camp on outskirts of Jammu city on Saturday morning.

Technology Fb Testing Downvote Button to Let Customers Flag Inappropriate Feedback
Author: 0 Fb Testing Downvote Button to Let Customers Flag Inappropriate Feedback

Facebook is now testing a "downvote" button , effectively creating a counter to the classic "like" button and giving users the opportunity to dislike a friend's post, according to reports. A downvote button would be is similar to what users find on Reddit , which allows users to upvote and downvote comments on a post as a marker of popularity.

Technology Trejarers Gold Headed To Nintendo Switch On April 12
Author: 0 Trejarers Gold Headed To Nintendo Switch On April 12

That means Nintendo could only fix the bug (with Nvidia's help) and apply it to newly made Switch consoles. Nintendo announced that starting in "early March", My Nintendo Gold Points will be getting a major new use. Nintendo said it will charge $4 a month for a one-month membership, $8 for a three-month membership, or $20 for a 12-month membership. The Japanese company had experimented with the idea a year ago with Wii U and 3DS titles, but it was a temporary promotional campaign.

Technology VLC update adds Chromecast and HDR support
Author: 0 VLC update adds Chromecast and HDR support

With the newest VLC 3.0 update, the app is going much bigger and will officially become the go-to player for all your 4K content. The update, which is three years in the making (the last major version was in 2015), is headlined by Chromecast support, which is hugely significant.

Author: 0 Candy Crush Helps Activision Blizzard Microtransactions Sales Top $4 Billion in 2017

Morgens Waterfall Vintiadis & Co Inc who had been investing in Activision Blizzard Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $50.05B market cap company. Investors sentiment increased to 1.38 in 2017 Q3. On 2/5/2015 Activision Blizzard announced a quarterly dividend of $0.23 1.04% with an ex dividend date of 3/26/2015 which will be payable on 5/13/2015.

Technology Xiaomi Mi 7 Key Specifications Revealed
Author: 0 Xiaomi Mi 7 Key Specifications Revealed

With the Mi 7 , we also expect the company to follow the same trend even in 2018. The screenshot reveals that the Snapdragon 845 chipset will be under the hood, carrying an octa-core CPU and the Adreno 630 GPU. Interestingly, an unofficial render leaked by Nigerian site Ninjatech suggests Mi 7 might feature a traditional fingerprint scanner on the back, like the Galaxy S8.

Technology New Kingdom Hearts III Gameplay Trailer Features Monsters, Inc
Author: 0 New Kingdom Hearts III Gameplay Trailer Features Monsters, Inc

After this introduction we're then given a glimpse of Mike, Sully, and Boo, and Sora's transformation as a monster-version of himself with furry blue skin and spiky hair. Also during the event, Square Enix revealed some further details about the game. Firstly there's an exploration phase, which is thought to be open world based.

Technology Korean president hosts lunch for Kim Jong Un's sister
Author: 0 Korean president hosts lunch for Kim Jong Un's sister

Vice President Mike Pence did not deliberately snub North Koreans at an Olympic reception, according to U.S. officials who pushed back on South Korean reports that Pence deliberately came late to a VIP gathering Friday evening and then snubbed officials from Pyongyang.

Technology Winter Olympics: Social Media Awed by 'Amazing' Opening Ceremony
Author: 0 Winter Olympics: Social Media Awed by 'Amazing' Opening Ceremony

Dressed in long, white padded jackets, they followed the flag with a blue silhouette of the Korean Peninsula against a white background. In case you missed it, the 2018 Winter Olympics kicked off today in Pyeongchang, South Korea , with a very eventful Opening Ceremony that ended with the ceremonial lighting of the Olympic torch.

Technology It's Not Over: Dow Plunges 550 Points
Author: 0 It's Not Over: Dow Plunges 550 Points

As of 3.11 pm ET (20.11 GMT) the Dow had fallen once again in its final hour of trading, down 100 points after swinging nearly 850 points. With the losses that accelerated late in the trading day, the benchmark S&P 500 and the Dow industrials confirmed they were in correction territory, both falling more than 10% from 26 January record highs.

Technology Instagram Could Quickly Let You Share Others' Posts in Your Tales
Author: 0 Instagram Could Quickly Let You Share Others' Posts in Your Tales

It is not yet clear when, if ever, all Instagram users will be able to access the new feature. So if your friend posts a cool pic of you and their account is private, you won't be able to share that post directly in your Story. But, the screenshot and screen-recording function essentially allow one to make permanent copies of the post if they want to. While it was rumoured that Instagram was testing a regram button for sharing feed posts, it may have been false or simply never introduced.

Technology Atomic kittens: 'Trump and Kim' play nice at Olympics
Author: 0 Atomic kittens: 'Trump and Kim' play nice at Olympics

Responding to Mr. Moon's optimism about where the North's Olympic participation might lead, Pence, once again, defined the conditions required for the U.S.to engage in dialogue with Kim Jong Un . Mr Pence and his wife Karen did not stand for the unified Korean team's entrance, rising only for the U.S. entrance during the parade of nations. South Korean broadcaster YTN showed pictures of Kim Yo Jong smiling and talking to South's unification minister.