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IT Father creates app that forces teens to reply to parent's texts
Author: 0 Father creates app that forces teens to reply to parent's texts

He said Ben kept his phone on silent so that he could play games and watch videos. There is now an app that will allow parents to lay the smackdown on kids who ignore all efforts to communicate via smartphones. The message will appear on their phone over what ever they are doing, and make a noise until they interact with it, even if the phone is on silent.

Author: 0 Activision Blizzard, Inc (ATVI) Hits 52-Week High

The stock declined 0.29% or $0.11 reaching $37.18 on the news. About 5.74 million shares traded. Sirrus Corp (OTCMKTS:SRUP) has 0.00% since August 22, 2016 and is. Kelly, Director sold $227,917,250 worth of shares at a price of $61.85 on August 9th. $1.10 million worth of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI).

IT Nintendo adds PayPal support to the Nintendo Switch
Author: 0 Nintendo adds PayPal support to the Nintendo Switch

This update is only about the Switch. Those fans will likely be happy to hear that they can now use their preferred method of payment for Nintendo games. There's been some speculation online about this making it easier to purchase things off of different regions' stores. They'll all appear on your home screen without any distinction.

IT Popular Robots are Dangerously Easy to Hack, Researchers Say
Author: 0 Popular Robots are Dangerously Easy to Hack, Researchers Say

When we imagine the existential threat to the humanity posed by automation, we usually think of the negative impact on the workforce, not robots quite literally bludgeoning us to death. The pair will show off how two common household robots, the Alpha2 and NAO, can be reworked with surprising ease to repurpose them for nefarious ends.

IT Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A with 16MP Front camera announced
Author: 0 Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A with 16MP Front camera announced

The "Low Version" comes with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of native storage, while there are two "High Version" models, those two devices pack in 2GB and 3GB of RAM, respectively, the 2GB RAM variant comes with 32GB of storage, while the 3GB RAM model includes 64GB of native storage.

IT Cisco Puts Up $320M for Springpath
Author: 0 Cisco Puts Up $320M for Springpath

This led to the 2016 launch of Cisco's HyperFlex product, the industry's first fully-integrated hyperconverged infrastructure system. Cisco Systems Inc. "We stayed connected with the team as they executed on this vision and in 2015 decided that Cisco Investments would lead Springpath's Series C financing round, coupled with a joint go-to-market agreement".

IT 'Fe' Gets Announced For Nintendo Switch
Author: 0 'Fe' Gets Announced For Nintendo Switch

Zoink also showed off a gorgeous new trailer for the game, which you can see above. What's more, a Switch version has now been confirmed alongside existing PC, PS4, and Xbox One versions revealed previously. "We would spend hours in the woods as kids, and while it felt scary at first, eventually the odd sounds became familiar", he wrote. Each having uniquely distinct attributes, abilities and behaviors that will help you to unlock and traverse new areas of the forest.

IT Need For Speed Payback - BMW M5 2018 & Gamescom Trailer
Author: 0 Need For Speed Payback - BMW M5 2018 & Gamescom Trailer

Paired to an eight-speed automatic transmission, this beast of an engine sends the new M5 to 62mph from a standstill in 3.4 seconds, with 124mph (200km/h) coming in just 11.1 seconds. Instead, BMW showed off the new performance sedan at a games conference. The new M5 wont be available until sometime in early 2018, but eager BMW fans can find it in Need For Speed Payback when it drops on November 10th.

IT New US penalties on Chinese, Russian firms over North Korea
Author: 0 New US penalties on Chinese, Russian firms over North Korea

Here are two examples of how China and Russian Federation support North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile programs, according to the U.S. Treasury. The United States on Tuesday announced new sanctions on 16 entities and individuals, mainly from China and Russian Federation, for their alleged ties to North Korea's nuclear weapons program.

IT Splatoon 2 Reveals Plans for Three Forthcoming Updates
Author: 0 Splatoon 2 Reveals Plans for Three Forthcoming Updates

Read on for the details. You can expect more such updates from Nintendo since all post-launch content for Splatoon 2 will be free. Both stages will also become available in The Shoal for multiplayer matches. And that's not all, either, with the new Lost Outpost stage to be added to the popular co-operative Salmon Run mode from tomorrow, Wednesday 23rd August.

IT Ready for Primetime? AT&T announces its own
Author: 0 Ready for Primetime? AT&T announces its own "enterprise-ready" entertainment Android tablet

AT&T's Primetime tablet-a device focused exclusively on entertainment in as accessible a manner as possible-may be the tiebreaker. As far as pricing goes, AT&T is pricing the Primetime at just $200. This tablet focuses more on entertainment and media consumption. Dual front-facing speakers are included as well. Additionally, it also comes with DirectTV support in the U.S.

IT IBM launches blockchain collaboration to improve food safety
Author: 0 IBM launches blockchain collaboration to improve food safety

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and IBM previously have worked on pilot projects that use blockchain technology to track mangoes in the United States and pork in China as the products move through the supply chain. The technology ensures that records can not be duplicated, manipulated or faked, and because it allows data to be entered, shared and viewed across the supply chain, the goods' journey from farm to plate is immediately visible and transparent to all parties.

IT Hajime Tabata suggests Final Fantasy XV is heading to Switch
Author: 0 Hajime Tabata suggests Final Fantasy XV is heading to Switch

We recently learned that Final Fantasy 15 is indeed making its way to PC, which will be in the form of Final Fantasy 15 Pocket Edition . The main game is notoriously intensive on hardware, with the Xbox One version barely scraping by at 720p.

IT Microsoft Xbox One X Conference Is An Utter Failure
Author: 0 Microsoft Xbox One X Conference Is An Utter Failure

From what we know , the Project Scorpio Edition is the prized limited edition of the Xbox One X. The console has a taller, more appealing look and comes with its own vertical mounting stand, similar to the PS4 Pro. Would you consider splurging on the Project Scorpio Edition? Microsoft also announced that Shadow of War Xbox One S bundle will be released on October 10.

IT Facebook Inc (FB) Facing First-Ever Drop In Teenage Users
Author: 0 Facebook Inc (FB) Facing First-Ever Drop In Teenage Users

By contrast, eMarketer projected that Snapchat's U.S. user base will grow 25.8% to 79.2 million monthly, with adjusted growth figures higher for all but the oldest age group, with the biggest upward revision made to the 18-to-24 group. "Outside of those who have already left, teens and tweens remaining on Facebook seem to be less engaged-logging in less frequently and spending less time on the platform", stated Orozco.

IT The Crew 2 Launches in March, Pre-Order Details Arrive
Author: 0 The Crew 2 Launches in March, Pre-Order Details Arrive

During Gamescom , Ubisoft provided fans of The Crew 2 with some great news. You'll be able to explore the entire country, from NY and the Grand Canyon to the Rocky Mountains, allowing for "non-stop competition, no-limits exploration, and total freedom as you switch between vehicles and experiences on the go".

IT Overwatch's D.Va is getting some tweaks, and a new ability
Author: 0 Overwatch's D.Va is getting some tweaks, and a new ability

Defense Matrix now uses up twice as much energy, meaning it can only be active for half as long compared to the current version. The new ability is the most interesting, though. She will be able to shoot her guns while flying, which previously canceled the boosters . In other words, D.Va should do what she is meant to do. " Defense Matrix still remains an extremely powerful tool when timed correctly, but the reduced uptime means D.Va won't be able to use it almost as often overall".

Author: 0 Samsung's Bixby Finally Works Properly In Australia Now

Samsung is planning to continue expanding Bixby's voice capabilities in other countries, languages, and devices with additional features and third-party apps. Bixby Assistant will work itself and this is how you can make the most of this voice assistant on your respective device. There's tremendous excitement surrounding the New York Unpacking event of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 tomorrow, August 23.

IT Shenmue 3 trailer shows starry environments and stony faces
Author: 0 Shenmue 3 trailer shows starry environments and stony faces

The game was successfully backed on Kickstarter in 2015. "Making his way from Japan to China on a quest to avenge his father, Ryo Hazuki grows from boy to man, encountering new friends, and foes alike, as he completes his Kung-fu training".

IT Apple releases iOS 11 beta 7 to developers
Author: 0 Apple releases iOS 11 beta 7 to developers

With the rumors claiming that the upcoming iPhone 8 will be ditching the home button, one has to wonder how will the phone allow for app switching? On current iPhones, the app switcher can be triggered by double clicking on the home button, or by pressing down on the left edge of the screen and swiping right.

IT Official Motorola distributor shares Moto X4 images ahead of launch
Author: 0 Official Motorola distributor shares Moto X4 images ahead of launch

Earlier this month, a leak showed off high-quality images of the rumored Moto X4 , along with plenty of information regarding the upcoming handset's specifications. Motorola has confirmed that it would be holding a launch event on August 24 in Brazil. The 12MP rear shooter will feature dual pixel autofocus, f/2.0 aperture and 1.4µm pixel size, while the other 8MP ultra-wide sensor will feature f/2.2 aperture, 1.12µm pixel size and 120° field of view.

IT Micromax Canvas Infinity launched at Rs. 9999, sale debuts on September 1
Author: 0 Micromax Canvas Infinity launched at Rs. 9999, sale debuts on September 1

Everyone demands a phone that stands out in the crowd and Micromax might have an answer for you all. Talking about affordable smartphone Infinity display smartphones, there's one more device that comes to mind - LG Q6 . The smartphone is powered by a 1.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor coupled with 3GB RAM. We are yet to test the phone's camera for its capabilities, and we will share the details of the same in our upcoming review.

IT PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Gets Nvidia ShadowPlay Highlights Support
Author: 0 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Gets Nvidia ShadowPlay Highlights Support

Microsoft will be publishing the Xbox One version of the game when it releases later this year. Thanks to Nvidia, you'll now be able to capture every knockout, kill, and chicken dinner in your PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds games. Exclusivity agreements are done in the hopes that they will encourage more people to buy a particular platform. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is now available in Early Access only on Steam but over the next few months will be exclusive to Xbox One consoles, ...

IT Microsoft's speech recognition system is now as good as a human
Author: 0 Microsoft's speech recognition system is now as good as a human

Its system hit an ultra-low 5.1% error rate, which is better than its previous low mark of 5.9%. Microsoft said that it has lowered the error rate by introducing CNN-BLSTM (convolutional neural network combined with bi-directional long-short-term memory) model to its system.