PUBG's Vikendi snow map is playable tomorrow - PCGamesN

We've known the latest map for PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds was a snow map named Vikendi for a while now, but we had no idea when we'd actually get to play it. Now a new leak has shown that Vikendi will actually be playable as soon as tomorrow, ...-- https://www.pcgamesn.com/playerunknowns-battlegrounds/pubg-vikendi-snow-map-release-date

John Bolton says he knew in advance Huawei executive would be arrested - The Guardian

National security adviser said US had long been concerned about role of Chinese tech companies in theft of technological knowhow. Julian Borger in Washington and Lily Kuo in Beijing. Thu 6 Dec 2018 18.21 EST Last modified on Thu 6 Dec 2018 18.23 EST.-- https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/dec/06/john-bolton-huawei-cfo-meng-wanzhou-arrest-extradition-us

Why 40% iPhone Discount Is Bad For Apple - Forbes

Apple shares have fallen 26% from their October 2018 high and they're poised to fall further. You can argue that Apple's decline is due to factors beyond its control. For example, the White House threatened to endanger Apple by putting it in the cross ...-- https://www.forbes.com/sites/petercohan/2018/12/06/why-40-iphone-discount-is-bad-for-apple/

The Game Awards 2018 start time, live stream news and how to watch - Express.co.uk

The Game Awards is an annual event that celebrates the best titles released on all platforms. This year will see plenty of the top games go head to head to see what is crowned the best of the best. The Game Awards 2018 is also confirmed to include new ...-- https://www.express.co.uk/entertainment/gaming/1055525/The-Game-Awards-2018-start-time-live-stream-How-to-watch

Apple now says its smartwatch app to detect atrial fibrillation is not for those with atrial fibrillation - Washington Post

The fine print on Apple's latest foray into health care carries a seemingly strange caveat: its new Apple Watch app to detect atrial fibrillation is not intended for people who have atrial fibrillation. The paradox perfectly sums up the deeper ...-- https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/apple-now-says-its-smartwatch-app-to-detect-atrial-fibrillation-is-not-for-those-with-atrial-fibrillation/2018/12/06/cb5c46bc-f978-11e8-8c9a-860ce2a8148f_story.html

Why iCloud makes the Apple retail store experience a total mess - ZDNet

This device is unable to play the requested video. Towards the end of the day yesterday, I saw my colleague Adrian Kingsley-Hughes' piece about how Apple is heavily discounting the iPhone XR due to lower than anticipated demand.-- https://www.zdnet.com/article/why-icloud-is-a-total-mess/

China to 'immediately' apply measures agreed in trade truce with US - The Guardian

China has said it will immediately implement measures agreed under a trade war “truce” with the US. The commerce ministry's remarks came days after Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, agreed to give negotiators 90 days to resolve ...-- https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/dec/06/china-immediately-apply-measures-agreed-trade-truce-us

US Military Plane Flies Over Ukraine in Warning to Russia - Wall Street Journal

WASHINGTON—The Pentagon said Thursday that it carried out a rare flight over Ukraine under the international Open Skies Treaty to “reaffirm U.S. commitment to Ukraine" amid heightened Russia-Ukraine tensions. It was the second such U.S. military ...-- https://www.wsj.com/articles/u-s-military-plane-flies-over-ukraine-in-warning-to-russia-1544136754

'PUBG' PS4 Release Time: When Can You Preload & Download the Game? - Newsweek

PUBG has nearly arrived on PS4, so we're here to tell you the exact time the game releases on Sony's flagship console. We've also got details on preloads and preorders for those who still need them. Are you ready to play the game that kicked off the ...-- https://www.newsweek.com/pubg-ps4-release-time-when-preload-download-game-1247131

The creators of the cult game Fortnite declared war Steam - The Koz Post (blog)

The creators of the most popular games in the world of Fortnite created a new library and a shop of electronic games. The main advantage of the new site will be a low fee for publishers of video games which are much lower than Steam. This will help the ...-- https://kozpost.com/blog/the-creators-of-the-cult-game-fortnite-declared-war-steam/23863/

How Google can clean up its messaging mess after Allo's shutdown - PCWorld

Google would like us to think of its messaging strategy as a work in progress. What it's progressing towards, I don't know. Amongst all the changes, additions, mergers, and rebranding its series of messaging apps have gone through over the past few ...-- https://www.pcworld.com/article/3326068/google/google-messaging-allo-hangouts-messages.html

Why 40% iPhone Discount Is Bad For Apple - Forbes

Apple shares have fallen 26% from their October 2018 high and they're poised to fall further. You can argue that Apple's decline is due to factors beyond its control. For example, the White House threatened to endanger Apple by putting it in the cross ...-- https://www.forbes.com/sites/petercohan/2018/12/06/why-40-iphone-discount-is-bad-for-apple/

DeepMind in AI breakthrough with smarter version of AlphaGo - Financial Times

DeepMind, the London-based artificial intelligence company, has announced two research successes — the strongest game-playing AI so far and the world's most powerful predictor of the shape of protein molecules — as it returns to its scientific roots ...-- https://www.ft.com/content/ac50f12a-f962-11e8-af46-2022a0b02a6c

Fortnite is being sued for appropriating dance moves from black artists - Quartz

Rapper 2 Milly is suing Epic Games, the makers of Fortnite, for allegedly using and profiting from, without permission, a dance move he created. The dance move in question is the “Milly Rock,” which 2 Milly—whose real name is Terence ...-- https://qz.com/quartzy/1486659/fortnite-sued-for-using-milly-rock-dance-in-swipe-it-emote/

2020 Lexus RC-F Track Edition To Debut At Detroit Auto Show - Forbes

For the first 20 years of the Lexus brand's existence, performance was not really a descriptor that came to mind when you thought of Toyota's luxury lineup. They were smooth, quiet, refined, reliable, but frankly not all that exciting. Then Lexus ...-- https://www.forbes.com/sites/samabuelsamid/2018/12/06/2020-lexus-rc-f-track-edition-to-debut-at-detroit-auto-show/

Dow stages comeback from deep losses fueled by uncertainty on US-China trade deal - Washington Post

U.S. stock markets on Thursday spent most of the day deep in the red in an across-the-board rout triggered by the prospect that a U.S.-China trade deal was in jeopardy. Investor angst was fueled by the arrest of a Chinese executive that further ...-- https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/dow-extends-deep-losses-triggered-by-uncertainty-on-us-china-trade-deal/2018/12/06/4b946f8e-f95c-11e8-8c9a-860ce2a8148f_story.html

The best Amazon devices of 2018 - USA TODAY

For years, Amazon has been the one-stop-shop for almost every kind of brand or product that you need. But in the last few years, Amazon itself has started to create its own products to sell alongside others. And with the huge popularity of smart home ...-- https://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/reviewedcom/2018/12/06/best-amazon-devices-2018/2225159002/

Call of Duty pros provide Black Ops 4 tips for multiplayer, 'Blackout' - Washington Post

Gaming can get old if you keep getting pummeled by tweens or spawn-camped by super squads. With the Call of Duty World League kicking off its season in Las Vegas this weekend, The Post asked several pro players from CWL team Evil Geniuses for their ...-- https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2018/12/06/call-duty-pros-provide-black-ops-tips-multiplayer-blackout/

Apple now says its smartwatch app to detect atrial fibrillation is not for those with atrial fibrillation - Washington Post

The fine print on Apple's latest foray into health care carries a seemingly strange caveat: its new Apple Watch app to detect atrial fibrillation is not intended for people who have atrial fibrillation. The paradox perfectly sums up the deeper ...-- https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/apple-now-says-its-smartwatch-app-to-detect-atrial-fibrillation-is-not-for-those-with-atrial-fibrillation/2018/12/06/cb5c46bc-f978-11e8-8c9a-860ce2a8148f_story.html

The New 'Far Cry' Box-Art Just Leaked Online And It Doesn't Look Great - Forbes

As always, take the below image with a grain of salt. This is the leaked box-art for Ubisoft's new off-year Far Cry game, apparently called Far Cry: New Dawn. It could be a fake, but I suspect it's the real thing. Far Cry: New DawnCredit: Ubisoft. The ...-- https://www.forbes.com/sites/erikkain/2018/12/06/the-new-far-cry-box-art-just-leaked-and-it-doesnt-look-great/

'Red Dead Online' Is Giving Away Free Cash And Gold Bars As It Fixes Its Economy - Forbes

It's time for the first Red Dead Online update, the one where Rockstar tries to rebalance the economy so that beans aren't worth more than gold and so that salmon isn't the only thing in the game worth its weight in...beans, I guess. Tomorrow Rockstar ...-- https://www.forbes.com/sites/davidthier/2018/12/06/red-dead-online-is-giving-away-free-cash-and-gold-bars-as-it-fixes-its-economy/

How to Unlock Every Fortnite Season 7 Battle Pass Skin - NDTV

Fortnite Season 7 comes with a host of new skins along with the Fortnite Battle Pass, giving you Lynx and Zenith skins from the get go. These Fortnite Battle Pass skins unlock new styles as you keep playing and levelling up with seven variants of the ...-- https://gadgets.ndtv.com/games/news/fortnite-season-7-battle-pass-skins-unlock-how-to-1958968

Microsoft Retools Edge, But Internet Explorer Is Forever - WIRED

Chrome dominates the desktop browser space, notching over 60 percent market share over the last year or more. But in November of this year—as in, about a week ago—second place went to Internet Explorer, at a hair over 11 percent. But that's just ...-- https://www.wired.com/story/microsoft-edge-browser-chromium-internet-explorer/

PUBG's Vikendi snow map is playable tomorrow - PCGamesN

We've known the latest map for PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds was a snow map named Vikendi for a while now, but we had no idea when we'd actually get to play it. Now a new leak has shown that Vikendi will actually be playable as soon as tomorrow, ...-- https://www.pcgamesn.com/playerunknowns-battlegrounds/pubg-vikendi-snow-map-release-date

Xbox's Phil Spencer Talks 'Synergy' With Game Pass and Project xCloud - Variety

Xbox's Phil Spencer took the stage recently at the Barclays Global Technology, Media and Telecommunications Conference in San Francisco to discuss Microsoft's Project xCloud. During the talk, he noted that the team is indeed interested in implementing ...-- https://variety.com/2018/gaming/news/xbox-phil-spencer-game-pass-project-xcloud-1203082618/

Google rolls out smart replies to Hangouts Chat - VentureBeat

Google is finally rolling out the previously announced Smart Reply feature to Hangouts Chat users in G Suite. The internet giant first introduced smart replies to its experimental Inbox mobile email app way back in 2015, followed by its flagship Gmail ...-- https://venturebeat.com/2018/12/06/google-rolls-out-smart-replies-to-hangouts-chat/

Why 40% iPhone Discount Is Bad For Apple - Forbes

Apple shares have fallen 26% from their October 2018 high and they're poised to fall further. You can argue that Apple's decline is due to factors beyond its control. For example, the White House threatened to endanger Apple by putting it in the cross ...-- https://www.forbes.com/sites/petercohan/2018/12/06/why-40-iphone-discount-is-bad-for-apple/

Amazon Music customers can now talk to Alexa more naturally - TechCrunch

Amazon Music, reportedly the third-largest subscription-based music service worldwide, is doubling down on voice. The company is today announcing the launch of a new set of features that will allow Amazon Music customers to chat with Alexa in a more ...-- https://techcrunch.com/2018/12/06/amazon-music-customers-can-now-talk-to-alexa-more-naturally/

DeepMind in AI breakthrough with smarter version of AlphaGo - Financial Times

DeepMind, the London-based artificial intelligence company, has announced two research successes — the strongest game-playing AI so far and the world's most powerful predictor of the shape of protein molecules — as it returns to its scientific roots ...-- https://www.ft.com/content/ac50f12a-f962-11e8-af46-2022a0b02a6c

Call of Duty pros provide Black Ops 4 tips for multiplayer, 'Blackout' - Washington Post

Gaming can get old if you keep getting pummeled by tweens or spawn-camped by super squads. With the Call of Duty World League kicking off its season in Las Vegas this weekend, The Post asked several pro players from CWL team Evil Geniuses for their ...-- https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2018/12/06/call-duty-pros-provide-black-ops-tips-multiplayer-blackout/

Why iCloud makes the Apple retail store experience a total mess - ZDNet

This device is unable to play the requested video. Towards the end of the day yesterday, I saw my colleague Adrian Kingsley-Hughes' piece about how Apple is heavily discounting the iPhone XR due to lower than anticipated demand.-- https://www.zdnet.com/article/why-icloud-is-a-total-mess/

Hardcore Lexus RC F Track Edition Teased Ahead Of Detroit Debut - Motor1.com

Lexus will debut the RC F Track Edition at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan, in January. The automaker won't tell us much more than that at the moment, though. Thankfully, spy shots provide a few more details about what ...-- https://www.motor1.com/news/290334/lexus-rc-f-track-edition-teased/

Fortnite developer Epic Games announces Epic Games Store to take on Steam - Digit

Epic Games will reportedly be offering two free games to buyers throughout 2019 and will also give 88 percent of revenue to developers. By Digit NewsDeskDigit NewsDesk Published Date. 06 - Dec - 2018. | Last Updated. 06 - Dec - 2018 ...-- https://www.digit.in/gaming/fortnite-developer-epic-games-announces-epic-games-store-to-take-on-steam-45093.html

Galaxy Note 9 and S9 deal: Free wireless Gear IconX earbuds if you act fast - BGR

If you're still looking for a great deal on one of Samsung's 2018 flagship phones, one that doesn't involve inking any kind of contract with a carrier, then you should consider purchasing an unlocked Galaxy Note 9 or S9 version directly from Samsung on ...-- https://bgr.com/2018/12/06/galaxy-note-9-vs-galaxy-s9-deal-free-gear-iconx-earbuds-at-samsung/