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Facebook on Thursday launched the desktop version of its Workplace Chat app that can be downloaded by anyone on PC, Mac, Android or iOS. "We envision Workplace as an employee's command center for everything that's happening with their team, their company, and their industry", said Julien Codorniou, the vice president of Workplace.
  • Twitter Inc (TWTR) Shares Surge As Earnings Beat, User Growth Accelerates

    Twitter Inc (TWTR) Shares Surge As Earnings Beat, User Growth Accelerates

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    The company now claims 330 million total users. Twitter Inc shares rose $1.61 (+9.39%) in premarket trading Thursday. Revenues fell 4.2% from past year to $590 million, but also beat analysts' view for $586.22 million. Daily active users were also up by 14 per cent, though, it does not disclose the total number. Expenses have also fallen, with Twitter claiming to have pushed down running costs by 16 percent year-on-year.
  • LG Display Net Profit Soars 152% In One Year

    LG Display Net Profit Soars 152% In One Year

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    LG Display shares have climbed 3 percent since the beginning of the year. According to data provider WitsView, prices of television LCD panels larger than 43 inches began falling in May, with the pace of declines tending to accelerate from the end of the second quarter.
  • Steam Launches New Digital Gift Cards to Send to Your Friends

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    Users can send a gift card to friends by logging into Steam, selecting a friend, and choosing an amount to send. Since its introduction in 2003, Steam has dominated the sales of PC games everywhere and for those looking for a little more flexibility when it comes to sharing games as gifts with friends, Steam is offering new digital cards to gift to your friends.
  • PC Players Reporting Mass Bans in Destiny 2 for No Reason

    PC Players Reporting Mass Bans in Destiny 2 for No Reason

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    They claim that nothing nefarious is being done at their end. Furthermore, the Destiny 2 team noted that users could not automatically be banned, but only be banned after a manual investigation from human developers. Since then, Bungie appear to be doubling down on the idea that players who received bans were up to no good. To provide some information, we would like to share some facts.
  • Wolfenstein 2 doesn't have multiplayer because it would 'dilute' the experience

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    While this doesn't seem surprising given the past games that the developer has crafted, as neither of the previous Wolfenstein titles included multiplayer, it is in direct opposition of EA's current stance. In-game it's called Wolfstone 3D, but it plays like the classic shooter, except with adjustments made, including the fact you're now hunting B.J. Blazkowicz.
  • Ex-Channel 4 boss Jay Hunt hired by Apple

    Ex-Channel 4 boss Jay Hunt hired by Apple

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    Hunt is the USA tech giant's latest high-profile appointment since it announced a US$1bn content war chest earlier this year. She will be a part of the worldwide creative development team. "One of the UK's most senior TV executives, Hunt has been responsible for running Channel 4's £630m annual budget for the past six years, with credits spanning the London 2012 Paralympics and celebrity winter sports show The Jump, to Isis drama The State and dystopian drama Black Mirror ".
  • Middle-Earth: Shadow Of War DLC Expansions Announced, Here's What They Add

    Middle-Earth: Shadow Of War DLC Expansions Announced, Here's What They Add

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    Due at some stage next month, Slaughter Tribe Nemesis invites the titular faction to Mordor-"brought to life through the Nemesis System "-alongside Legendary and Epic Orcs with new missions, gear, upgrades and challenges". Encounter memorable new Nemesis characters, such as Flint and Tinder and the Slayer of the Dead, while battling the Nazgûl and learning more mysteries of their past.
  • Skype Android App reaches 1 Billion downloads on the Play Store

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    Downloads across these two app stores reached 26 billion across the world. Skype for Android is available from past many years on the Play Store. Back at Build 2016, Microsoft shared that its messaging app had 300 million monthly active users, and the company has yet to share an update about its user base.
  • Snapchat's Multi-Snap feature is now available on Android

    Snapchat's Multi-Snap feature is now available on Android

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    But now it is trying to maintain its relevance and find new ways to engage users, so Snapchat has chose to allow longer videos. When it comes to the Snapchat Android update, which is already live in Google Play Store , the new multi-snap feature is what everyone is talking about.
  • Subaru Viziv Performance concept revealed… hints at next WRX

    Subaru Viziv Performance concept revealed… hints at next WRX

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    While that's good news, the VIZIV Performance Concept is not isolated from the current trends in the auto industry, meaning it features advanced driver assist functions that combine the next-generation EyeSight system with radar, and GPS and navigation systems "in anticipation of widespread future deployment of automated driving technologies".
  • (AMZN) Products Allow For In-Home Package Deliveries

    (AMZN) Products Allow For In-Home Package Deliveries

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    Amazon has today announced its latest expansion into smart home ecosystem, with a new Alexa Cloud Cam security camera ($120 ) and a new Amazon Key service , which works with some smart locks to allow Amazon couriers to unlock your front door and deliver packages inside your house.
  • What You Need To Know — Super Mario Odyssey

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    Super Mario Odyssey comes out later this week on October 27. Kingdoms size and is Delfino Island in Super Mario Odyssey? The ability to possess enemies expands the tasks to perform in each new environment, allowing for endless possibilities as you navigate through each kingdom.
  • Tokyo Motor Show: Honda unveils Sports EV Concept

    Tokyo Motor Show: Honda unveils Sports EV Concept

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    HONDA has revealed its Sports EV Concept at the Tokyo Motor Show , providing a glimpse at the brand's future design language. It sits on the same EV platform as the Urban concept, although no technical details have been issued so far.
  • Mazda Vision Coupe Concept Reveals Less-Is-More Design Direction

    Mazda Vision Coupe Concept Reveals Less-Is-More Design Direction

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    Together with the Vision Coupe Concept , the Kai Concept shows Mazda's future direction with the Kodo design language. Mazda Australia managing director Vinesh Bhindi said that the next Mazda6 would be built on the same SkyActiv vehicle architecture as the new Mazda3, and that some versions would use the upcoming SkyActiv-X compression-ignition engine.
  • Bungie's plan is to drop patches on PC and consoles simultaneously

    Bungie's plan is to drop patches on PC and consoles simultaneously

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    Yeah. There's already console games that don't use aim assist in multiplayer but do in single player, so I don't see why they can't do that for PC. "People will look for anything to blame". Well, they'll seemingly be updating PC and consoles at the same time, so no audience is left out in the cold. They are putting video games on computers now, which is something scholars once thought was impossible.
  • Google Home With Display Reportedly Being Developed

    Google Home With Display Reportedly Being Developed

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    Companies have long tried to build a central information hub of sorts with the Amazon Echo Show being the latest such device. Regardless, Google's October 4th event was just the starting gate for an expanding portfolio of products. Nevertheless, a Google-ified Echo Show wouldn't be a total shock given the continued growth of the smart-speaker market. Their source shared that a 2018 launch was originally anticipated but had been since then accelerated due to the release of the Echo Show in ...
  • HTC Teases U11 Plus Launch For The November 2 Event

    HTC Teases U11 Plus Launch For The November 2 Event

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    So we already know what the HTC U11 Plus will bring to the table. Two new HTC devices have been in the rumors lately, the super high-end U11 Plus and the mid-range U11 Life which will be part of the Android One program. The 4GB RAM model will have 64GB of onboard storage and the 6GB RAM variant will come with 128GB of internal storage. The smartphone will ditch a 3.5 mm headset jack in favour of USB Type-C port.
  • Rio policeman who killed Spanish tourist charged

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    Favelas are considered by many as unsafe slum areas which hide major drug dealers who often fight with the police, but also attract the curious who want to see the lives that many poorer people have made for themselves. Then around 10:30 a.m., a auto drove past police and officers opened fire, according to a police statement. Upon approaching it, it was discovered that the vehicle was carrying tourists.