• BlackBerry Priv will not receive Android 8.0 Oreo update
BlackBerry Priv will not receive Android 8.0 Oreo update

In related news, an upcoming BlackBerry smartphone BBD100-1, codenamed Krypton, was recently spotted on the Wi-Fi Alliance website. While the Priv did get updated from Lollipop (5.0) to Marshmallow (6.0) previous year, BlackBerry's experience back then proved to them how hard a task that would be.

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  • South Park's new video game lets you play as a transgender character
South Park's new video game lets you play as a transgender character

Reports from journalists who played the early-access demo revealed that the game includes a crude social commentary - by becoming harder if your character is trans or black. Mackey becomes uneasy if you choose to be a girl. If the player picks "female", Mr Mackey is confused, as the main character in the previous South Park video game w...

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  • Harvey, Irma, Jose and Katia - animated
Harvey, Irma, Jose and Katia - animated

And Hurricane Katia will likely make landfall on Saturday in Mexico, USA Today reported. As recovery begins on the islands of the Caribbean and Florida braces itself for an onslaught, Irma has stormed into the record books as the most powerful hurricane ever recorded in the Atlantic Ocean .

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  • Destiny 2 surpasses 1.2 million concurrent players
Destiny 2 surpasses 1.2 million concurrent players

Watch the first 58 minutes of Destiny 2 , which was recorded on the PlayStation 4 Pro. For comparison's sake, PlayerUnknown Battlegrounds also surpassed 1 million concurrent players recently, surpassing PC gaming giants like Dota 2 and CS:GO.

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  • Twitter may introduce a feature that you have wanted all along
Twitter may introduce a feature that you have wanted all along

Frequent Twitter users are used to the tweetstorm, which refers to an extended thread of tweets that a user publishes at once. The feature would give users another way to circumvent the 140-character limit of the social media app by making tweetstorms easier to write and release.

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  • Simple steps to link mobile number with Aadhaar card; Click to know
Simple steps to link mobile number with Aadhaar card; Click to know

The Supreme Court in Feb 2017 had set the government a one year time frame for linking Aadhaar to all active SIMs. Major telecom operators in India had already started the process of linking the SIM cards of their customers with Aadhaar cards.

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  • Putin condemns North Korea's 'provocative' nuclear test
Putin condemns North Korea's 'provocative' nuclear test

The move comes amid tensions over North Korea's latest nuclear test. Nikki Haley, the USA ambassador to the United Nations, said on Monday that the Trump administration would seek the strongest possible sanctions against the rogue state and warned that Mr Jong-un was begging for war.

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  • Best Buy pulls Kaspersky's antivirus software from its shelves
Best Buy pulls Kaspersky's antivirus software from its shelves

There's no word on what those questions are, or why Kaspersky's offer to share its source code isn't enough to prove there's no backdoor, and the company hasn't spoken about the move beyond confirming the report. Kaspersky has denied that their product carries any such risk, saying "Kaspersky Lab has no ties to any government, and the company has...

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  • Donald Trump does not rule out military action against North Korea
Donald Trump does not rule out military action against North Korea

Pressure from Washington has ratcheted up since North Korea conducted its sixth and largest nuclear test on Sunday. Amid the rising tension, South Korea installed the four remaining launchers of a United States anti-missile Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (THAAD) system on a former golf course in Seoul , early on Thursday.

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  • Battery-Powered Beauty: Jaguar Unveils Electric Version of Iconic E-Type
Battery-Powered Beauty: Jaguar Unveils Electric Version of Iconic E-Type

The carmaker has unveiled a concept steering wheel called the Sayer in which it will be smarter, thanks to the inclusion of AI, and in a way it is sort of like a computer because it can be removed from the auto and taken with the user wherever they go and to a different vehicle, meaning that you could swap around in different cars but always have...

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  • South Park: The Fractured But Whole has a skin color 'difficulty' setting
South Park: The Fractured But Whole has a skin color 'difficulty' setting

In the upcoming video game, humorously titled South Park: "The Fractured But Whole," the player gets to create their own character. The creators of South Park have made a pointed comment on how race impacts on everyday life with new role-play game, South Park: The Fractured but Whole , which parodies the Marvel universe.

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  • FIFA Opens Disciplinary Proceedings Against Dele Alli Over Offensive Gesture
FIFA Opens Disciplinary Proceedings Against Dele Alli Over Offensive Gesture

It was suggested that Alli might have been upset at the no-call and was directing his ire at Turpin during the match, but Alli later said that he was playfully directing the middle finger at England teammate and former Spurs teammate Kyle Walker , something Walker later corroborated.

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  • Nestle to acquire plant-based meal company
Nestle to acquire plant-based meal company

Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Kelly Swette, the CEO of Sweet Earth, said the deal signals that the plant-based food movement is becoming mainstream. The new deal with Nestle is aimed at helping the growing company reach more supermarket aisles, and in return, help Nestle increase its foothold in the small but promising ma...

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  • SpaceX launches Air Force's super-secret minishuttle
SpaceX launches Air Force's super-secret minishuttle

Air Force X-37B spaceplane toward orbit. The Air Force OTV effort uses extensive contractor and government investments in the X-37 program by the Air Force, NASA and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to continue full-scale development and on-orbit testing of a long-duration, reusable space vehicle.

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  • Motorola in works with Google for a new Android One phone
Motorola in works with Google for a new Android One phone

The search giant recently teamed up with Xiaomi for the launch of an Android smartphone, the Mi A1 . So, Google is also trying other notable smartphone manufacturers to come on board and launch phones with Android One. The Moto X4 retails in Europe for €399 (~$480/₹30,750). Motorola, the company that once belonged to Google, is expected to j...

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  • Airtel subscribers to finally receive VoLTE service as early as next week
Airtel subscribers to finally receive VoLTE service as early as next week

Telecom operator Bharti Airtel , after Reliance Jio , to offer VoLTE (Voice over Long-Term Evolution) services for its customers, says media reports. It has been conducting pilot operations in several cities for a few months now and that should have given a fair idea about the current performance in these cities.

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  • Malaysia Blocks Steam Over Religious Fighting Game, Fight of Gods
Malaysia Blocks Steam Over Religious Fighting Game, Fight of Gods

The PC Gaming channel is presented by Intel's Game Dev program. PQube and Digital Crafter asserts that the game is meant to be humorous and that Fight of Gods is not trying to push a religious agenda or offend anyone. In any case, the request was not met, and the Malaysian government has taken the next logical step, which is to block all...

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  • Google Dashboard gets a makeover to improve privacy controls
Google Dashboard gets a makeover to improve privacy controls

Since then, it has grown into a far more comprehensive service (no surprise, given that Google's product portfolio has also grown steadily), though privacy advocates will surely note that this doesn't stop Google from knowing a lot about you.

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  • New iOS 11 Leak Reveals Details About New iPhone Releases
New iOS 11 Leak Reveals Details About New iPhone Releases

Well, Apple likes to maintain a high-profit margin from its products, but this time, things are going to be a little different. As detailed in a recent Wall Street Journal article, the OLED displays destined for the iPhone 8 differ from the displays Samsung uses on its own devices.

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  • Nokia 8: when does Vodacom exclusivity end?
Nokia 8: when does Vodacom exclusivity end?

It also uses the Pure Android operating system, Android Nougat 7.1.1. Nokia also say it comes with an "exceptionally long" battery life and automatic connection to all Google apps. But if you're in the United States and you're expecting this to arrive anytime soon, don't hold your breath just yet because HMD Global has now plans to sell the reg...

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