• Airbnb expands offerings with new upscale categories
Airbnb expands offerings with new upscale categories

While the company's motto is "Everyone can belong anywhere", co-founder Brian Chesky said that their global footprint has helped them achieve the "everywhere" but Airbnb wasn't yet for "everyone". "We finally think we have a home for everyone", Chesky said as he ran through the new offerings, which will begin coming online over the next several mon...

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  • EA Play to return in 2018
EA Play to return in 2018

The EA Twitter account has revealed that EA Play 2018 will return from June 9 to June 11 at The Hollywood Palladium in sunny Hollywood, CA. The last few Battlefield games have all taken place in modern times, but considering the success of Battlefield 1 that time period and constant power games between the United States, Russia, and China...

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  • A new batch of images from the flagship smartphone Nokia 9
A new batch of images from the flagship smartphone Nokia 9

From what we hear, Nokia has some pretty big plans this year. Obviously the new phones will step up to the new Snapdragon 845 and be much faster, but it is now thought that the phones will be a good update from the previous flagships rather than an entire overhaul.

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  • Worldwide child pornography racket running via WhatsApp busted, one arrested
Worldwide child pornography racket running via WhatsApp busted, one arrested

Verma was booked along with four others accomplices - Nafees Reza and Zahid of Delhi, Satyendra Om Prakash Chauhan of Mumbai and Adarsh of Noida. The agency has registered a case against five private persons who are residents of Delhi, Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh under section 67B of the Information Technology Act, 2000.

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  • Intel partners with Dell, Lenovo, and HP to build 5G-ready PCs
Intel partners with Dell, Lenovo, and HP to build 5G-ready PCs

Still, the idea of tapping into a super speedy connection from your laptop while in a cab or on a train is tantalizing. The device will utilize the next generation of Wi-Fi tech, which is 802.11ax. The company is betting big on these 5G-connected PCs, though details are arguably scarce at the moment. At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this wee...

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  • Gucci's Hot New Accessory: a Severed Head
Gucci's Hot New Accessory: a Severed Head

Inspired by "Cyborg Manifesto" by DJ Haraway, the collection by Alessandro Michele featured feather adorned gowns and vintage-ski inspired balaclavas. The show was presented in a Dexter-style surgical room-PVC walls and floors, fire doors with panic-bars, LED lamps, waiting room plastic chairs-mean to represent "the act of cutting, splicing and r...

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  • Northern senators suspend Abdullahi Adamu as Chairman
Northern senators suspend Abdullahi Adamu as Chairman

Also at the plenary on Wednesday, lawmaker representing Delta Central Senatorial District, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, apologised to the Senate over his comment that reordering the poll schedule was targeted at President Muhammadu Buhari. "That is, that N70 million was the money gathered by northern senators from the 7th Senate". "This is to inform t...

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  • Students protest guns outside White House
Students protest guns outside White House

Just started reading names of children killed by gun violence. Numerous kids protesting aren't even old enough to vote yet , but they wanted to use their voices to not only show their parents that they are ready for change, but to send the message that even if they can't vote this year, they will be able to vote in the future, and on their mind...

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  • Gordon Freeman's Long-Awaited Return to PC Confirmed... in Final Fantasy XV
Gordon Freeman's Long-Awaited Return to PC Confirmed... in Final Fantasy XV

Hajime Tabata posted the following community message to FFXV's YouTube channel in which he announced a partnership with Valve to bring a Half-Life-inspired Gordon Freeman character skin for Noctis to the game! This is far from the first instance of crossover materials coming to Final Fantasy 15 , as Square Enix and Ubisoft teamed up to produce...

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  • Nintendo Switch Getting Outdated Version of Payday 2
Nintendo Switch Getting Outdated Version of Payday 2

The Reddit community was in an uproar over the version of the game coming to Switch after an early recipient reportedly streamed the game, according to Polygon . On the other hand, PC players recently got Update 172 on their end, so it is a pretty substantial gap. Starbreeze claims the rationale for this is due to using the build available at ...

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  • Armies of India, Pak exchange fire in Hajipeer sector of Uri
Armies of India, Pak exchange fire in Hajipeer sector of Uri

Constable Sunil Kumar Murmu of 124th battalion was manning the high altitude Forward Defence Location (FDL) when Pakistani snipers fired at him on Tuesday. "It can not be ruled out that the ceasefire violations may be part of their strategy to push militants into the State", she said. Sonali said since there was less snowfall in winter, they may ...

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  • Investors Buy Shares of Walt Disney (DIS) on Weakness
Investors Buy Shares of Walt Disney (DIS) on Weakness

About 6.73M shares traded. Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL) has declined 20.87% since February 22, 2017 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 10.05% the S&P500. Welch & Forbes LLC lowered its position in shares of Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) by 1.9% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchan...

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  • Germany, Norway lead medal count at PyeongChang 2018
Germany, Norway lead medal count at PyeongChang 2018

I believed in myself - and then what counts, counts. Asked if she wants to play for a joint team again in the next Olympics , she replied that she doesn't know. A glance at the form book and women's downhill race at the Pyeongchang Olympics looks all about Lindsey Vonn versus Sofia Goggia . Lindsey Vonn of the US competes in women's downhill ...

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  • Fable Fortune gets a full release on PC, Xbox this week
Fable Fortune gets a full release on PC, Xbox this week

Developers Mediatonic and Flaming Fowl Studios , comprised of ex-Lionhead staffers, have spearheaded the release, which officially heads to PC and Xbox One on 22 February. In it, you take on the role of one of six Heroes in the ultimate battle for Albion. There's never been a better time to return to Albion. Now Fable Fortune becomes the most ...

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  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 5, Note 5 Pro go on sale
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5, Note 5 Pro go on sale

Even the Redmi Note 5 Pro sports a 5.99-inch 18:9 display with Gorilla Glass protection. The phone has a 5.65-inch touchscreen display with a high resolution of 1080 X 2160 pixels at a PPI of 428 pixels. On the other hand, Redmi Note 5 Pro comes with a dual camera module at the rear with a 12MP primary sensor with f/2.2 and a 5MP second...

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  • Cornell among Peace Corps' top volunteer-producing colleges
Cornell among Peace Corps' top volunteer-producing colleges

Apart from being ranked first this year, UW-Madison is the second all-time producer of Peace Corps volunteers. Sheila Crowley, acting director of the Peace Corps, said the students' service is a profound expression of their idealism and civic engagement.

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  • Here's a Land Rover Smartphone, the Toughest Android Phone in the World
Here's a Land Rover Smartphone, the Toughest Android Phone in the World

The phone will also take quite a bit of abject treatment, such as "blistering heat, thermal shock, intense humidity and vibration exposure". While the handset boasts the same IP68 dust- and water-resistance rating as several flagship handsets, it can also stand drops of up to 1.8 metres (5.9 feet), has a fitted screen protector, and is created to...

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  • Samsung Galaxy S9 Pre-order And Release Dates Leaked
Samsung Galaxy S9 Pre-order And Release Dates Leaked

Samsung's teaser trailers for the S9's camera suggest improved low-light performance and an ability to adjust the aperture, as well as an attempt to replicate Apple's animoji. If you've been following Samsung's social media channels, you would know the of the company's solid attempt to build sufficient hype for the upcoming phones.

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  • Trump proposes tougher checks for gun buyers
Trump proposes tougher checks for gun buyers

Zeif, 18, said he fully respected the Second Amendment that protects gun ownership in the country but questioned why Cruz was permitted to buy an assault rifle, which he called a " weapon of war ". "Let's never let this happen again please, please". President Donald Trump announced on Wednesday that he would be holding a live listening session ...

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  • Tinder Flaw Lets Hackers Take Over Accounts With Phone Number
Tinder Flaw Lets Hackers Take Over Accounts With Phone Number

The good news is that Tinder has actually patched this bug out, so provided you keep the app updated you don't have anything to worry about. When a member of Tinder clicks on login, the user is redirected to Account Kit and if the authentication is successful, a user gets the access token to Tinder account.

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  • American student branded as 'chink' at United States fast food chain
American student branded as 'chink' at United States fast food chain

The receipt, which Lee attached in his Facebook post detailing Friday's incident, shows that the cashier wrote "Steve Chink " as the customer's name. A Taco Bell Public Relations representative said in an email to The Daily Pennsylvanian , "We do not tolerate this behavior". Lee said he began to yell at staff when he heard kitchen workers lau...

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  • 710bhp Ferrari 488 Pista breaks cover
710bhp Ferrari 488 Pista breaks cover

In Ferrari's bloodline of V-8-powered, road-going track missiles, the names 360 Challenge Stradale, 430 Scuderia , and 458 Speciale are etched in Maranello stone. In addition, the rear blown spoiler is higher and longer and the shape has been optimised. The vehicle dynamics were created to enhance driving pleasure and make the car's full poten...

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  • Super Mario Odyssey's first DLC likely to drop tomorrow
Super Mario Odyssey's first DLC likely to drop tomorrow

Luigi asks you to hide balloons around a level, and then tasks others to find them via online play, and vice versa, in "Hide It" and "Find it" modes. The new update is free, and is available now in all regions. Luigi's Balloon World , a new minigame, is now available for players who have finished the main story. Additionally, the update add...

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  • LG To Unveil K8 & K10 2018 Models At Mobile World Congress
LG To Unveil K8 & K10 2018 Models At Mobile World Congress

LG will also be unveiling the LG V30s with AI features at the event. Both the K8 and K10 will come with Android 7.1.2 Nougat software and are expected to launch in Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and Latin America, but LG has yet to mention a release date or pricing.

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  • Apple Pulls AirPlay 2 from Latest iOS 11.3 and tvOS 11.3 Betas
Apple Pulls AirPlay 2 from Latest iOS 11.3 and tvOS 11.3 Betas

The update to AirPlay is the first major update it has received since its debut seven years ago which came with promises of reduced latency and casting to multiple devices separately. Are you a new HomePod owner annoyed by the absence of AirPlay 2? AirPlay 2 has become more prominent in recent weeks following the launch of Apple's HomePod smart-i...

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