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May's Games With Gold Include MGSV

METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN ($19.99 ERP) will be available as a free download from May 16th to June 15th. Thanks to Microsoft's backwards compatibility, both Streets of Rage and Vanquish will also work on Xbox One systems.

Canelo Alvarez suspended 6 months by NSAC

New Undisputed King of Cinco De Mayo to Make Record-Tying 20th Consecutive World Middleweight Title Defense Saturday, May 5 at StubHub Center Live on HBO World Championship Boxing®. Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez slugged out one of the most entertaining fights in recent memory in their drawn middleweight unification bout last September but some of the joy of the memories of that night have been blackened by recent events.

Google employees plead with CEO to drop out of Pentagon AI project

The disgruntled Google employees don't want their employer to turn Artificial Intelligence (AI) into what they call "warfare technology ". The New York Times reported that around 3,100 employees signed a letter addressed to Google CEO Sundar Pichai , demanding that the company pull out of Project Maven .

Canada must continue to target Myanmar's human-rights abusers, Bob Rae says

Soros, who lived through the Nazi occupation and fled communism in Hungary, has always been committed to the needs of refugees. Close to 700,000 Rohingya crossed into Bangladesh since late August 2017 as they fled a brutal crackdown by Myanmar's military following attacks by the insurgent group Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA).

Intel gives up patching some chips with Spectre flaws

The new processors also have the Intel 300 Series Chipset, which includes Gigabit Wi-Fi. However, there are microcodes updates that do protect against the first variation of Spectre and the more serious Meltdown flaw. The best part of this CPU is its base clock speed that touches 2.9GHz with a single-core Turbo Boost speed of 4.8GHz. With this policy change, Intel has developed all the Spectre microcode fixes it's going to.

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Hits Back At Criticism From Apple CEO Tim Cook

Still, Apple executives, including Steve Jobs, have criticized internet company advertising business models in the past. "You know, I find that argument, that if you're not paying that somehow we can't care about you, to be extremely glib".

Can the Dropbox IPO revive the technology sector?

The San Francisco-based provider of data management services initially planned to price shares in a range of 16 to 18, but raised that to a range of 18 to 20 on strong interest from institutional investors. Dropbox attracted many other investors such as Sequoia Capital and Accel Partners. Unlike many founders, the 35-year old is set to become one of a rare breed who takes their idea all the way to a public company.

Spanish supreme court charges 13 Catalan leaders with rebellion

Mr Turull is among former officials facing possible rebellion charges over the regional parliament's failed attempt past year to break away from Spain . Puigdemont and other former members of his cabinet, amid concerns that courts in Belgium, where he fled, would instead soften the charges against them.

Google News Initiative Will Help Cut Down Fake News

Simply put, Google feels it needs to do more. The first one will look to combat misinformation during breaking news situations. "Google has been the most responsive of the major platforms in terms of listening, trying to understand what we need, and changing their business rules", Thompson said .

Fortnite's New Blitz Mode Is Changing, Here's How

Merely three days after its initial release on iOS , the game is already topping the charts in many regions, including but not limited to the U.S., most of Western Europe, Australia, and is close to cracking the code behind the #1 spot of Japan and many other regional app stores.

Apple Face ID-like technology in Samsung Galaxy S10

Reliance Retail offers a 70 percent future buyback specifically for the 256 GB variant of the Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus . Both the Galaxy S9, S9+ are available in three colours - Midnight Black, Lilac Purple, Coral Blue colour options in India.

Drake Breaks Records in His Live Stream Gaming Debut

As luck would have it, even Drake found out who Ninja was during the streamer's "only in 2018" rise to fame, and they ended up playing Fortnite together on the same stream. Here's thedirect link to watch the live stream. What happens when an enormously popular musician teams up with an enormously popular video-game streamer? Drake isn't content to just break music records anymore.

Fortnite Battle Royale competitive season details coming soon

Earlier this week, Epic Games opened signups for the Fortnite Battle Royale iOS beta event. There's no denying that Fortnite and its PvP offshoot, Fortnite Battle Royale , having a moment right now. In our time with this initial build of the game, we didn't notice any lag or stutter, it felt surprisingly smooth. Once you're signed up, you'll receive an e-mail confirming your request for an iOS download.

Samsung Galaxy Smartphone Repair Service No Longer Lags Behind Apple

Unfortunately, unless you're an Apple customer, getting an in-person fix for your damaged device without voiding your warranty can be a hard task. What's more , it says that most repairs can be completed in two hours or less, and are fixed on-site.

New Hearthstone Expansion 'The Witchwood' Announced

You can see current revealed cards here . A bunch of cards will be shuffled out of Standard rotation and end up in Wild and this means that a new expansion is on the horizon. The second is Rush , which works similar to the existing Charge mechanic but disallows attacks toward the opposing Hero on their opening turn. The citizens of this proud kingdom, who can shapeshift into ferocious wolf-beasts known as worgen , are bringing the fight to The Witchwood with tooth and claw-and soon, ...

New Windows 10 Cumulative Update now available with fixes for version 1703

Last year, Microfost introduced a light version of the Windows 10 OS that only allowed the users run apps from Microsoft official store. Despite having some advantages, the Windows 10 S id not quite go down well with users, probably the shortage of apps in the Microsoft Store.

Google releases its Lens feature to most of the Android devices

It can identify brands, restaurants, or objects you see in real life, or scan things like business cards or flyers for phone numbers and addresses. Google has also confirmed that Google Lens feature will also be released to iOS Google Photo app version soon.

Call of Duty Black Ops IIII likely to be Treyarch's next game

A new Call of Duty comes out every year, and the shooter is always the best-selling title of said year. The aforementioned patch for Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 is 2.2 GB for PS4 and it's slightly bigger on the Xbox One with a size of 2.7 GB.

YouTube Hiring for Some Positions Excluded White and Asian Males, Lawsuit Says

The lawsuit claims YouTube recruiters past year were told not to interview applicants who weren't black, female, or Hispanic, and to "purge entirely" applications from potential employees who didn't fit those categories. What's more, Wilberg pointed to an email from YouTube staffing manager Allison Alogna which read: "Hi Team: Please continue with L3 candidates in process and only accept new L3 candidates that are from historically underrepresented groups".

Apple buys cobalt to secure long-term battery supplies

Last year, Apple published a list of the companies that supply the cobalt used in its batteries for the first time, and said it would not let cobalt from small-scale mines in Congo into its supply chain until it could verify that the "appropriate protections" were in place.

Facebook will introduce its first smart speaker by July

Facebook wanted to launch the devices in May, the report notes but delayed the launch to ideal the acoustic quality and software. Finally, the report notes that the speakers will be launched "in July at the latest", although no exact release date has been given.

Auto Expo launch 2018 updates

Starting with Tata Motors , the Indian company stole the show, showcasing six futuristic electric vehicles . The motorcycle draws power from a Emflux Li-ion, Liquid Cooled Modular Battery Pack with Integrated High Power Samsung Cells. The bookings will start mid-February and deliveries will be done as early as mid August. Japanese auto maker Honda also displayed its NeuVConcept and Sports EV concept but said it will wait for clarity in policy for EVs in India before firming up any ...

Alexa Can Send SMS Messages Now

If the recipient of said message owns an Echo , he/she will receive it through Amazon's Alexa messaging service. Also, the new feature would work only if the user has the Alexa app installed on an Android phone, and the smartphone is linked with the Alexa device.

Strava Fitness Tracker Reveals Military Bases Around The World

In November 2017, online fitness tracker Strava published a heatmap of the activity many of its users around the world engage in (and track) daily. We are committed to helping people better understand our settings to give them control over what they share". The activities marked private aren't included on the map .

Sonos' killer alternative HomePod deal is live

Squeezed into that small body, a custom subwoofer is joined by an array of seven beam-forming tweeters to provide the high frequency, supposedly with the added benefit of directional control. There are some huge problems with Apple's proposition that limit HomePod's potential appeal . Its smart home control capabilities are strong, though.

Google adds audio books on Play Store; here's how to get them

For now, the Google Assistant integration with audiobooks is available on Android phones and smart speakers globally in English. Based on a demo of Google Play audiobooks I saw, it looks like Google has gotten most of the basics down.

Klopp wants Liverpool to do more than preserve unbeaten run

According to Manchester Evening News , Jurgen said: "No Liverpool player of this squad would leave - and not just because we say it but due to their commitment to the club". We have a few problems with players feeling ill or unwell. Swansea are normally boring at home and in five of their last six home games there have been fewer than two-and-a-half goals scored.

But Tim Cook doesn't recommend they do

This is because performance spikes can require more power than an old battery is capable of providing, which can result in a phone shutting down completely. The CEO maintains, however, that Apple "don't recommend" users take advantage of the ability to disable the slowdown. He said: "If you don't want it, you can turn it off".

Ford confirms high-performance Mustang Shelby GT500 production for 2019

Yet there's no such thing as a flawless product, and the new, 2019 Bullitt Mustang has a handful of (admittedly small) issues that, we feel, detract from its excellence. Classic-looking they are not, and they threaten to distract from the model's sharp Torq Thrust wheels. Finally, the most important upgrades of the 2019 Mustang Bullitt package are the go-fast bits.

Apple promises fix for chaiOS iMessage bug that crashes Messages next week

The bug can be activated on somebody's device by simply sending them a message containing a link, which is included in Masri's tweet . It's also possible for chaiOS to wreak havoc with macOS, as there are reports of it crashing the Safari web browser.