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Unicode, the consortium responsible for choosing the new emoji across all platforms, announced the beta version of the 2018 emojis on Monday. Above: A selection of emoji candidates for 2018. 'However, that can cause a definite change in meaning when exchanging text across platforms'. Above: Users may be able to change emoji direction in 2018.
  • YouTube hiring 10000 staff to weed out extremist content

    YouTube hiring 10000 staff to weed out extremist content

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    Google will try to increase the number of its employees who police extreme content across its internet services to over 10,000, the head of Google-owned YouTube has said. The site also wants to weed out content that endangers children. According to Wojcicki, YouTube spent previous year "testing new systems to combat emerging and evolving threats" and invested in "powerful new machine learning technology", and is now ready to employ this expertise to tackle "problematic content".
  • Rumor: Apple May Be Working On An Even Cheaper iPad for 2018

    Rumor: Apple May Be Working On An Even Cheaper iPad for 2018

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    According to the report, its price will be around 16,000 rupees. Well, now there seems to be some rumors that Apple will be releasing an even more affordable iPad in 2018. For fans and anyone coveting an iPad at a more affordable rate, there is still a few months to wait to find out. "With the new device, the sources expect the tablet market to witness a new wave of price competition among first-tier players including Samsung Electronics, Amazon, Huawei and Lenovo", the report quotes.
  • Reason why Court ordered arrest of Ex-Gov. Chimaroke Nnamani

    Reason why Court ordered arrest of Ex-Gov. Chimaroke Nnamani

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    Justice Obiozor ordered the arrest of the former governor after rejecting photographs presented to the court by Mr. Nnamani's lawyer who claimed his client had undergone a heart surgery in the United States and so, could not be brought to the court during his re-arraignment.
  • The Division gets update 1.8 and free weekend this week

    The Division gets update 1.8 and free weekend this week

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    The current free trial offer, which gives players access to the main game until they reach Level 8 or complete six hours of playtime, will be on hiatus during the free weekend but reinstated once the free weekend ends. Starting Wednesday, December 6 through Sunday, December 10, The Division and all three expansions will be free to play. Enemies drop resources that can be used to either set up defenses or extend the battlefield.
  • Nokia 3 to jumpstraight to Android Oreo from Android 7.1.1

    Nokia 3 to jumpstraight to Android Oreo from Android 7.1.1

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    The cutting edge Nokia 8 will likewise be made public amid a similar occasion. The Nokia 3 was the company's most affordable smartphone in the Indian market until the arrival of the Nokia 2. Additionally, it would also come with IP67 Certification which makes the device water and dust resistant. Reports also suggest, alongside the Nokia 9 , HMD Global may also unveil another phone - which may the 2018 edition of the Nokia 8 .
  • Overwatch League Skins Can Be Unlocked With New In-Game Currency

    Overwatch League Skins Can Be Unlocked With New In-Game Currency

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    According to a video from league commissioner Nate Nanzer, you'll have to use the new League tokens to get the "home jerseys" of your favorite team, which are available for all characters in the game's current roster. That is a potentially important source of income for the startup teams. Redditor fireyREIGN also made life a little easier by assembling the team logos and a sample skin for each into a single image.
  • Kult Ambition With Android Nougat Launched in India at ₹5999

    Kult Ambition With Android Nougat Launched in India at ₹5999

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    The company has priced the Kult Ambition smartphone at Rs 5,999 and it will be exclusively available on Amazon , starting December 11. At this price point, the Kult Ambition looks very basic and standard. As for storage, the phone offers a 32GB internal memory capacity that is expandable up to 32GB via microSD card. The Kult Ambition runs Android 7.0 and is powered by a 2600mAh removable battery.
  • Monster Hunter Stories Just Hit Mobile Phones In Japan

    Monster Hunter Stories Just Hit Mobile Phones In Japan

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    Internet connection and PlayStation Plus are required to participate in the beta. The first chapter is available as a separate download for those who want to try before they buy. There will also be a new mode to be introduced in " Monster Hunter World " beta called the Training Room. Rewards: In addition to an unquantifiable amount of fun, complete each quest and you'll get some useful bonus items in the full game! The beta will also gift players some potions and other supplies to keep you ...
  • Ingress Prime is a remake of Niantic's first AR game

    Ingress Prime is a remake of Niantic's first AR game

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    The new game will feature new art and design, storylines - even the underlying technology that powers the whole game. Naturally, there will be other changes added to the game, but they will be revealed closer to release. We don't know much else about that though right now. "Luckily the community has stayed with us and remained strong, but we're excited now to have a fully-staffed team on Ingress ".
  • Ubisoft gifting Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag, World in Conflict on PC

    Ubisoft gifting Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag, World in Conflict on PC

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    Perhaps the most anticipated update is a new quest that will allow you to ride around Egypt in a Chocobo-inspired horse, from the popular Final Fantasy franchise. The enemies will become more resilient to damages and more unsafe. Items from the previous Nightmare and First Civ cosmetic packs will be added to the game's daily free Heka chest loot pool.
  • NASA Nails Test on Voyager Spacecraft, 13 Billion Miles Away

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    Still, NASA had to at least try, and Voyager 1 was one indeed up for the challenge. Ground controllers were seeking some solution and they made up their mind to evaluate a discrete rocket pack with four indistinguishable MR-103 "trajectory correction maneuver", or TCM, thrusters on the hind sight of the spacecraft that were utilized to coax Voyager 1 and sustain it on course during flybys prematurely in the commission.
  • International Space Station crew member's wish comes true with pizza party

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    The result? A pizza party in zero gravity. So ISS manager Kirk Shireman, chose to surprise his crew with the ingredients to make one of the world's most beloved food. Regardless of how the space pizza might have tasted, there is absolutely no doubt that making hand-tossed pies in space is infinitely more entertaining than making them on the ground.
  • All 8 Mega Man X titles coming to Switch in 2018

    All 8 Mega Man X titles coming to Switch in 2018

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    Today, during a Mega Man 30th anniversary livestream on the Capcom Unity Twitch channel, Producer Kazuhiro Tsuchiya delivered several major announcements regarding the franchise's future. Capcom's Koji Oda is directing the project, and it seems like Capcom is developing it all in house. The original Mega Man came out for the Nintendo Entertainment System in December 17, 1987.
  • Google's latest Doodle will help you learn how to code

    Google's latest Doodle will help you learn how to code

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    I didn't - if they have been coding for that long, then what have I been doing with my life? Fernando hopes that today's Google Doodle (which is appearing in most countries today) might ignite an interest in coding for kids around the world.