• Pokemon Go's Handing Out Candy And Bringing In Ghosts For Halloween
Pokemon Go's Handing Out Candy And Bringing In Ghosts For Halloween

Plus, it is easier and doubly faster to catch candy, since the sweet treats are a big part of the whole Halloween celebration. The Halloween additions will be more of the ghost-type variety (although Sableye and Banette are also expected to make an appearance) and will come this week.

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  • How to see the Orionid meteor shower
How to see the Orionid meteor shower

The Orionid meteor shower will sparkle the skies tonight and this is everything you need to know so you can catch the dazzling display. Fortunately, strong moonlight will not interfere with this year's show. The best place to see the Orionid meteor shower (or any meteor shower for that matter), is somewhere dark, away from light pollution, ...

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  • Amazon's newest Prime Exclusive phone is the Moto X4 for $329
Amazon's newest Prime Exclusive phone is the Moto X4 for $329

Ask Alexa to request a ride home after an evening out or read the items on your grocery list so you don't have to bother searching for your phone in pockets or bags while navigating the crowded store. For those who love home automation, the new Moto Smart Speaker will let you turn the lights on and adjust your home temperature before you arrive. ...

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  • Xbox One may be getting mouse support with the next Insider update
Xbox One may be getting mouse support with the next Insider update

The Xbox Studios general manager claims that Xbox has a "really good" line-up for this holiday season, claiming PlayerUnknown Battlegrounds , Forza Motorsport 7 , Super Lucky's Tale, and Cuphead for this year alone - and that's not even counting next year's Sea of Thieves, Crackdown 3 and State of Decay 2.

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  • LEGO is turning four iconic women of NASA into minifigures
LEGO is turning four iconic women of NASA into minifigures

Lego was unable to obtain the necessary approval to include African-American mathematician Katherine Johnson in its new collection celebrating women of NASA . The idea was first proposed by Maia Weinstock, a deputy editor at MIT News , in 2016. And today, Lego has finally taken the wraps off what the finished set will look like.

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  • Gravitational waves team discovers elemental creation in star collisions
Gravitational waves team discovers elemental creation in star collisions

The dawn of "multi-messenger astrophysics", which pairs telescope observations with gravitational wave detections to deepen scientists' understanding of cosmic events, also promises answers to some of the most persistent questions about the Universe.

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  • Microsoft announces new Surface Precision Mouse
Microsoft announces new Surface Precision Mouse

That's a bold claim, but one that's well backed up by numbers. Surface Book 2 is based around the eighth generation Intel Core i7 processor with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 and 1060 graphic options. According to Microsoft, you can expect up to 17 hours of battery life (video playback) between charges. Microsoft hasn't introduced any new desig...

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  • Garmin launches vehicle navigation device with Amazon Alexa
Garmin launches vehicle navigation device with Amazon Alexa

Close in size to an Echo Dot , the Garmin Speak is a 1.5-inch device with an LED illuminated ring and OLED display that can display information like turn-by-turn directions. You can also use Alexa to remotely control smart home devices like lights, locks, and thermostats. The Garmin Speak will use the paid smartphone's data connection to...

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  • GM to start testing driverless cars in NYC
GM to start testing driverless cars in NYC

Cruise Automation introduced its third-gen automated vehicle. Cruise will test its self-driving fleet in NY in a five mile square section of Manhattan, the company announced led via the WSJ , in a move that will also make it the first automaker to test autonomous vehicles in the city.

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  • Amid backlash, Google Maps nixes short-lived calories-and-cupcakes counter
Amid backlash, Google Maps nixes short-lived calories-and-cupcakes counter

The feature first started to roll-out to users on iOS about a week ago. Men are seeking help for eating disorders now more than ever-here's how one guy overcame an eating disorder that almost killed him. This is a feature that tracks how many calories a person has burned by walking a certain distance on foot. According to The National Associat...

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  • Tesla Purges Hundreds of
Tesla Purges Hundreds of "Underperforming" Employees

Tesla has said it is still growing its workforce worldwide. The departures are part of an annual review the company said in an email. "As with any company, especially one of over 33,000 employees, performance reviews also occasionally result in employee departures", the statement added.

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  • DHS: KRACK vulnerability puts every Wi-Fi connection at risk
DHS: KRACK vulnerability puts every Wi-Fi connection at risk

The attack, however, is "exceptionally devastating" for devices that run Android 6.0, Vanhoef found. Google did not respond to a request for comment. Many operating systems and applications (including web browsers) use additional security methods to prevent eavesdropping, but while sensitive data like credit card information might be hard for e...

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  • Hurricane Ophelia forms in the Atlantic
Hurricane Ophelia forms in the Atlantic

Ophelia is the 10th straight Atlantic storm to become a hurricane, and this ties the record for the most consecutive Atlantic named storms to reach hurricane status. And those in Ireland and the United Kingdom may have to watch it too. This set up brings some similarities to Hurricane Debbie way back in 1961 that was one of the most memorable and d...

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  • The Nokia 8 won't make it to the U.S. after all
The Nokia 8 won't make it to the U.S. after all

The size of the flagship will be only 141х73х9 millimeters taking into account protruding module dual camera on the rear panel, that is, it is relatively compact. This - Nokia 2 - is expected to be the cheapest Android phone by the company until date - cheaper than Nokia 3 . At the bottom you get a USB Type-C port, which is the only port seen in...

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  • SNES Classic outsells Switch's launch during first week in Japan
SNES Classic outsells Switch's launch during first week in Japan

In a Japanese Twitter account that seems to track trademarks (via Sora News 24 ; via Fortune ), it makes mention of the Game Boy . Though numerous categories are not related to the gaming, it may have been included to protect the Nintendo Classic Mini Game Boy brand, notes Kotaku .

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  • Russian Federation 2018: Saraki congratulates Supers Eagles
Russian Federation 2018: Saraki congratulates Supers Eagles

The Super Eagles are ahead of other teams in Group B with 10 points and are followed by Zambia with seven points. After a very tense ninety minutes at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo, Alex Iwobi's second-half goal was enough to punch a ticket to next year's World Cup in Russian Federation for the Super Eagles as they defeated the Chipolop...

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  • Space Station Astronauts Are Taking a Spacewalk Today
Space Station Astronauts Are Taking a Spacewalk Today

The outing by Americans Randy Bresnik and Mark Vande Hei ended at 3pm (3am on Friday Singapore time), marking a "very successful day", a Nasa spokesman said. For identification, Bresnik, call sign EV-1, is using helmet camera 18 and wearing a suit with red stripes. The astronauts will fix the latching mechanism on the end of the Canadian robotic ...

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  • Microsoft to close Groove music and move to Spotify
Microsoft to close Groove music and move to Spotify

Instead, Microsoft is partnering with Spotify , and letting users move select Groove Music content to the streaming service. The Groove Music app will be updated this week for Windows Insiders with the ability to move their music to Spotify , and it will be generally available on October 9 .

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  • Rise in Third Quarter Deliveries of Tesla, but Model 3 Encounters
Rise in Third Quarter Deliveries of Tesla, but Model 3 Encounters "Bottleneck"

While the Model 3 production may be an issue , at least the Model S and Model X are doing well. But a number of analysts from some of the major brokerages who have backed the stock through a 60 percent rise this year said the shortfalls were normal for a fledgling auto company and offered an opportunity to buy the stock.

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  • Facebook reportedly tests facial recognition to recover your account
Facebook reportedly tests facial recognition to recover your account

Currently, Facebook uses two-factor authentication checks - a text message or email - to help users retrieve passwords or recover accounts. Such new feature could come in handy, especially for those who are overseas and do not have their local SIM to retrieve two-factor authentication SMS.

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  • GoPro HERO6 Black now available in India for INR 45000
GoPro HERO6 Black now available in India for INR 45000

I'm sure most users will appreciate a wider potential viewing range for their GoPro cameras mounted to the drone. The rugged housing will also prevent serious harm from being inflicted to the camera and it sports a Global Positioning System chip and a 2-inch LCD touchscreen at the rear side.

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  • 3G variant expands market appeal for Nokia 3310
3G variant expands market appeal for Nokia 3310

The new Nokia 3310 additionally incorporates the general Micro-USB port and discard the stick charger. In order to enhance the web experience, the company re-launched its product as Nokia 3310 3G . This week, HMD made a decision to solve the connectivity problem by announcing the Nokia 3310 3G, complete with new colors, a new user interface,...

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  • Firefox Quantum beta promises to double your browser speeds
Firefox Quantum beta promises to double your browser speeds

Mozilla's engineers assure us that despite performance tuning often being in conflict with memory usage, Firefox is still able to use about 30% less memory than Chrome for the same work. You can expect square tabs, smooth animations, and a Library that provides quick access to bookmarks, Pocket , history, downloads, tabs, and screenshots.

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  • US Senate will not vote on Obamacare replacement
US Senate will not vote on Obamacare replacement

The Senators behind Graham-Cassidy issued a statement warning that it is not a matter if their deadly legislation replaces Obamacare , but when it will replace Obamacare. The Graham-Cassidy bill didn't have enough support among GOP senators to pass. "It should be bipartisan", Kasich told attendees at Fortune's CEO Initiative conference in ...

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  • Samsung's long rumored
Samsung's long rumored "Galaxy X" foldable phone gets certified

Also, the model number of the foldable Samsung Galaxy X is SM-G888N0. The same model has also been certified for Wi-Fi by the Wi-Fi Alliance, and has passed through the National Radio Research Agency, which is Korea's version of the US FCC.

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  • 6 civilians killed by BSF on Peace Day at LOC: DG ISPR
6 civilians killed by BSF on Peace Day at LOC: DG ISPR

As India pinned down Pakistan in United Nations General Assembly ( UNGA ), Pakistan's Director General of Military Operations - officer who heads all military operations - Major General Sahir Shamshad Mirza called up his India counterpart Lieutenant General Anil Kumar Bhatt today for urgent talks.

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  • Moto G4 Plus will be getting Oreo update despite promotional mistakes
Moto G4 Plus will be getting Oreo update despite promotional mistakes

However, earlier the name of Moto G4 series was not included in the list that Motorola released for rolling out the Android Oreo update. Now, Motorola is confirmed that the Moto G4 Plus will be upgraded to Android Oreo. However, as this update was not a part of the official update schedule, it could take some time for the company to test ...

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  • Fire HD 10: Amazon Gives Alexa a Bigger Role
Fire HD 10: Amazon Gives Alexa a Bigger Role

This is not the first time Alexa has been available on an Amazon Fire tablet , but it is the first time the feature is hands-free like the speaker-based Echo . It seemed to work well in our testing and Alexa can open up apps when you've got your hands full or you're in the middle of cooking. The sturdy construction should make this tablet ide...

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  • On his 67th birthday, PM Modi to dedicate Narmada Dam to nation
On his 67th birthday, PM Modi to dedicate Narmada Dam to nation

The foundation stone of the dam was laid by the first prime minister of India , Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on April 5, 1961, the construction of which began in 1987. The World Bank, which had earlier agreed to fund the project, refused to give loan for it, raising environmental concerns... Sardar Sarovar project is the biggest dam in terms of vol...

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  • Jury: Anissa Weier mentally ill in stabbing of classmate
Jury: Anissa Weier mentally ill in stabbing of classmate

Ten out of 12 jurors ruled Friday that Anissa Weier , 15, was mentally ill when she and Morgan Geyser , 15, stabbed their classmate, Payton Leutner , 19 times. Three psychologists testified that she suffered a shared delusion that she and Geyser had to kill Leutner to become Slenderman's servants and prevent the character from killing their fami...

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  • ASUS launches 3 selfie-focused smartphones under Zenfone 4 series
ASUS launches 3 selfie-focused smartphones under Zenfone 4 series

The Zenfone 4 Selfie comes with a full-metal body. They run Android 7.0 Nougat based Zen UI, which as per Asus is a completely revamped version of the previous Zen UI iterations with less bloatware. The Zenfone 4 Selfie Pro is backed by a 3000mAh Li-ion battery which comes with fast charging capabilities. For easy understanding, all three...

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  • Serena Williams shares first photo since welcoming her baby
Serena Williams shares first photo since welcoming her baby

Serena's pregnancy video gave us so much insight about her newborn. The screen shows text saying that Alexis Olympia was born on September 1 at 6 lb. And she plans to do it again soon, too; she told Buzz Bissinger that she plans to be back on the court in January. That win was the tennis champion's 23rd Grand Slam - a record made even mo...

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  • Seahawks' Wilson again unable to solve Packers' defense
Seahawks' Wilson again unable to solve Packers' defense

The Packers have now won eight straight games at home against the Seahawks . He is 56-15 in his career regular-season games at home. Mike Daniels strip sack was recovered by Kyler Fackrell at the Seattle six yard line . Eddie Lacy couldn't help but laugh when he saw who the Seahawks' Week 1 opponent would be. He finished the game ...

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  • Honor 6 Play With 3020mAh Battery, 8-Megapixel Camera Launched: Price, Specifications
Honor 6 Play With 3020mAh Battery, 8-Megapixel Camera Launched: Price, Specifications

Talking of specifications , the Honor V9 Play comes with a 5.2-inch HD display with 2.5D curved glass on top. The phone runs on Android 7.0 with EMUI 5.1. Besides, the smartphone offers dual sim connectivity, 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi, GPS and a microUSB port. On the front, we can notice the 5-megapixel shooter and it has the f/2.4 apert...

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  • Facebook: Ads were sold to fake accounts linked to Russian Federation
Facebook: Ads were sold to fake accounts linked to Russian Federation

The ad spending was from June of 2015 to May of 2017 and associated with roughly 3,000 ads. Facebook on September 6 revealed the findings in a blog post by its chief security officer and said it was cooperating with federal investigators.

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