Activision appears to be gearing up to bring franchising to Call of Duty esports. The company has mentioned in its annual report that the future of CoD esports includes franchises and that it’s going to “launch team sales for the Call of Duty professional league” later this year.
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Microsoft has talked about keyboard and mouse support for the Xbox One but it hasn’t fully materialized just yet. When it does, it would enable Xbox One owners to play a wide variety of titles that have previously been incompatible with the console. While it’s unclear when Microsoft will roll out proper keyboard and mouse support for the console, a new report claims that the company is working with Razer on a partnership for these peripherals.
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Having streamlined its regulations for digital devices about a year ago, the FDA has now approved a continuous glucose monitoring sensor that can be implanted into the patient’s body. This continuous glucose monitoring system called Eversense transmits data from a sensor implanted into the patient to a paired mobile app which lets users see their glucose levels on their mobile device. This is the first sensor of its kind that has been approved by the FDA.
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Google has taken concrete steps over the years to clamp down on the spread of malware-infused apps through the Play Store and other portals. It has now made a minor yet significant change to the Play Store which may go a long way in improving security on the platform. It’s now adding a “small amount” of security metadata to Android APKs so that it can be ensured that apps have been distributed through the Play Store or any other approved channel.
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ATM machines have tens of thousands of dollars in them which is why the utmost care is taken when manufacturing them to ensure that nobody can get inside the machine easily and steal the money. Perhaps they should have thought about rats as well. A rodent was able to find its way inside an ATM machine in India where it chewed up bank notes worth $18,500 and then died.
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“Photoshopping” images is the act of altering an original image to the extent that it conveys something else entirely. It’s harmless use results in funny images and memes but it’s regularly used as a tool for propaganda and spreading misinformation as well. Such images can often trick social media and even news outlets to the point that they end up going viral. Adobe wants to reduce the role that its software can play in the spread of misinformation so it’s going to use artificial intelligence to catch photoshopped images.
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Like other companies that are testing their self-driving cars on public roads, Uber also has a human safety driver behind the wheel at all times. One of the company’s autonomous cars in Tempe, Arizona was involved in a crash this March which led to the death of a pedestrian. A new report released by the police mentions that Rafaela Vasquez, the safety driver, was watching Hulu on her phone just before the accident happened.
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Google is making it easier for Chrome users across the globe to access content that they need to stay on top of even when they don’t have an internet connection. Staying on top of news can be difficult when there’s no connectivity to users can’t get connected to the internet for a couple of days if they’re out of coverage area. Google has thus introduced a new way for Chrome on Android users in more than 100 countries across the globe to surf the web even when they don’t have a constant internet connection.
Read full post →Google Chrome On Android Can Cache Content For Offline Reading

Tom Holland, who plays Spider-Man now, starred in the first movie in the rebooted franchise called Spider-Man: Homecoming. He recently reprised his role in Avengers: Infinity War. He was prone to revealing spoilers about the movie that he wasn’t supposed to during the press tour so much so that it became a major talking point during the cast’s appearance on talk shows and press junkets. Marvel appears to have leveraged that publicity to reveal the full title of the Spider-Man: Homecoming sequel.
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China maintains a tight control over the internet in its borders and only the services that are allowed by the government can operate in the mainland. Services used by people across the globe such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Google are not accessible in China but that might change for the Chinese province of Hainan where the company is reportedly going to ease the internet controls to promote tourism.
Read full post →China To Ease Internet Controls In One Province For Tourism