China has banned Pokemon Go and similar augmented reality games, cites national security
China has announced that it will not license Pokemon Go and other similar augmented reality (AR) mobile games. General Administration of Press and Publications, Radio, Film and Television in China issued a statement on its website expressing concern on the behaviour of the users playing AR games. The VentureBeat report points out that the administration is concerned with the overall reception and attention which involves a number of social risks. It also details that the administration deems Pok...
The Shooting For Sanjay Dutt’s Biopic Has Begun
Yesterday, actress Dia Mirza posted a picture on Instagram to mark the start of the shoot of Sanjay Dutt's biopic. The candid click has Rajkumar Hirani, Ranbir Kapoor, and Vicky Kaushal celebrating the start of its shoot by cutting a cake. On Saturday, filmmaker Hirani tweeted that the movie has gone on floor, and there is tremendous excitement among its cast and crew. He wrote, "First shot taken now for Sanjay Dutt's biopic. Canning a very funny scene. Excitement in cast and crew." Ranbir Kapoo...
India vs England: MS Dhoni Signals For Review Before Captain Virat Kohli, Gets It Bang On
Virat Kohli was handed the captaincy reigns after MS Dhoni stepped down from the role earlier in the month. Kohli's first game in charge could not have been scripted any better, as the 28-year-old scored his 27th ton to help the Men in Blue chase down a mammoth England total.
Facebook has made edited posts less obvious to spot
If you’re a Facebook user, there is a good chance that you have been in a situation where you wrote a post or comment which turned out to be wrong. It could be a simple mistake as a typo, or a joke that you later realised was not quite funny. Good news is that the social network offers an option where you can edit it. But it also shows a label that tells the world that you did a mistake and then went on to correct it. Appalling, isn’t it? Well, that is changing as Face...
New Zealand vs Bangladesh: Mushfiqur Rahim Cleared by Hospital After Head Blow
A team spokesman said Mushfiqur Rahim had an X-ray in hospital and there was no evidence of significant harm from the Tim Southee delivery.
MWC 2017: Motorola sends out invites to ‘Hello Moto’ event on 26 February, Moto G5 Plus expected
Lenovo has officially sent out invites to a Mobile World Congress (MWC) event set for 26 February 2017. The invites simply state ‘Hello Moto’ and feature a date and time. There’s no other information on the invite itself, but everyone is expecting to see the unveiling of a new generation of Moto G smartphones, notably, the Motorola G5 Plus. The G Plus is tipped to feature a 5.5-inch Full HD display (401ppi) and is expected to be powered by a Snapdragon 625 SoC with 3 or 4GB of ...
Sony CEO Michael Lynton to step down to become Snap board chairmen
Sony Entertainment Chief Executive Michael Lynton will step down to become chairman of the board of messaging app owner Snap Inc, a move that puts an experienced Hollywood executive in a prominent role as the technology company prepares for an initial public offering. Lynton will give up his current position at Sony’s movie and television unit on February 2 but remain as co-CEO for six months to help find a successor, Japanese conglomerate Sony Corp said in a statement on Friday. Snap, the...
The year in analytics
 Well, 2016 is officially in the past. Between the election drama, the stock markets tossing and turning, celebrities moving on and Harambe, it was a doozy. Read More ...
Trump says NATO is obsolete but still 'very important to me'
LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump said NATO was obsolete because it had not defended against terror attacks, but that the military alliance was still very important to him, The Times of London reported. ...
Before you get lost, grab the right gear to get found
Planning to get out of a bad situation should always be high on your trip prep list. With the proper gear and planning you can take an active part in helping search and rescue teams find you should the need arise to request their assistance while on the trail. The post Before you get lost, grab the right gear to get found appeared first on Digital Trends....
Syrian refugee sues Facebook over misinformation that spread on the social network
A Syrian refugee whose selfie with German Chancellor Angela Merkel went viral is suing Facebook for defamation, his lawyer said, after the social networking site failed to take down a series of posts accusing him of being a militant and criminal. Anas Modamani, a 19-year-old refugee from Damascus, was pictured in September 2015 taking a selfie with Merkel during her visit to a refugee shelter in Berlin’s Spandau district. The image came to define Germany’s response to the refugee cri...
LG G6 promised not to explode
The incident involving the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 has had everybody reeling, from consumers all the way up to other smartphone makers. 2017 will most likely be marked by OEMs boasting about how safe their smartphone will be, particularly when it comes to batteries and heat management. LG is kicking off that trend by explaining the steps it has taken … Continue reading...
Look to the future for a 216-foot explorer superyacht concept named Time
Simultaneously host two separate parties with the superyacht concept Time. The 216-foot, seven deck yacht has a 59-foot, detachable barge with two cabins and a helicopter pad. An autonomous drone can transfer four lucky people to and from the barge. The post Look to the future for a 216-foot explorer superyacht concept named Time appeared first on Digital Trends....
Israel, Palestinians warned against solo steps harmful to peace
PARIS (Reuters) - Some 70 countries reaffirmed on Sunday that only a two-state solution could resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and warned against any unilateral steps by either side that could prejudge negotiations. ...
‘The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild’: Our First Take
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild may be one of the most ambitious games that Nintendo has ever made, and our brief time spent exploring Hyrule on the floor of E3 has left us ravenous for Link's next adventure. The post ‘The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild’: Our First Take appeared first on Digital Trends....
Nasa astronauts install lithium-ion batteries on the ISS after six hour long spacewalk
Two astronauts floated outside the International Space Station on Friday for a six-hour spacewalk to replace aging batteries for the laboratory’s solar power system, an upgrade needed to keep the outpost running into the next decade, NASA said. U.S. astronaut Shane Kimbrough left the station’s airlock at about 6:30 a.m. EST (1130 GMT) to begin his second spacewalk this month. He was joined minutes later by French crew mate Thomas Pesquet, a rookie astronaut making his first spacewalk...
Trump offers to end some Russian sanctions for nuclear arms cut
LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump said he will offer to end sanctions against Russia in return for a nuclear arms reduction deal with Kremlin chief Vladimir Putin, The Times newspaper reported. ...
‘Mario Kart 8 Deluxe’: Our First Take
We go hands-on with Mario Kart 8 for the Nintendo Switch. How does it stack up to the Wii U version, and is it worth a look at launch? Find out here in our first take on the launch window game. The post ‘Mario Kart 8 Deluxe’: Our First Take appeared first on Digital Trends.
Syrian refugee sues Facebook over misinformation that spread on the social network
A Syrian refugee whose selfie with German Chancellor Angela Merkel went viral is suing Facebook for defamation, his lawyer said, after the social networking site failed to take down a series of posts accusing him of being a militant and criminal. Anas Modamani, a 19-year-old refugee from Damascus, was pictured in September 2015 taking a selfie with Merkel during her visit to a refugee shelter in Berlin’s Spandau district. The image came to define Germany’s response to the refugee cri...
Start thinking like a startup
 Shifts in a rapidly changing retail world and dramatic changes in consumer behavior continue to be a challenge for some traditional retailers. Legacy retailers that have remained stagnant with their old-guard ways are struggling to maintain sales and stay relevant with today’s consumer. The successful brands all have one thing in common: They don’t fear change. Read More ...