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Niantic confirms Buddy Pokémon and wearable support for latest 'Pokémon Go' update

Although there's now no official word of an Android Wear update for Pokémon Go , typical sleuths have taken a look through the latest version of the game's code and have discovered some references to Android Wear. For those Pokemon you rarely ever see in the wild, this will give you another way to earn those sweets. There's also a gauge around the buddy's avatar that is located next to your trainer's avatar on the map screen that shows your progress.

Sony Unveils Two New PlayStation Gaming Consoles

PS4 Pro will launch for £349/$399 on November 10, 2016. Sony Interactive Entertainment LLC (SIE) will launch two new PlayStation 4 game console models in a dual bid to win over new users and satisfy serious gamers' demands for the latest technology.

Micro Focus' $8.8B HPE Software Merger Creates Agile, DevOps Leader

Assets which were owned by United Kingdom software group Autonomy are set to be back in British ownership after it emerged that Micro Focus plans to buy a chunk of Hewlett Packard Enterprise's software business in a multi-billion pound deal.

AT&T Updates DirecTV Mobile App with Access to Live & Recorded Programming

Hopefully, we'll hear more about this news this morning, with AT&T CEO Glenn Lurie scheduled to give a speech at the telecoms expo CTIA . "With these schemes, AT&T seems intent on favoring its own video content under the DIRECTV brand,"stated Matt Wood, Policy director at DIRECTV.

Tyga Officially Signs To Kanye West's GOOD Music Label

This should be obvious, though, seeing how Kanye executive produced Tyga's last LP The Gold Album: 18th Dynasty . On Wednesday evening, at a G.O.O.D Music pop-up show at New York City's Highline Ballroom, West made the announcement in front of a sell-out crowd.

Bentley Flying Spur W12 S Provides Opulent Luxury at 202 miles per hour

Power and torque enhancements are provided by a 6.0-liter, twin-turbo W12 engine , which pumps 626 hp and 605 lb-ft of torque . Bentley is expanding the range with a brand new model known as the Flying Spur W12 S, which boasts a more performance-focussed drive.

Study finds dogs recognize human words regardless of intonation

That's basically the same way humans respond to speech, too. Meanwhile, the study also suggests that dogs use a right hemisphere brain region to process intonation independently of words, which means they may separate what you say from how you say it.

New Galaxy Edition New Nintendo 3DS XL Announced

And yet at the same time they seem unwilling to fund any big budget new games, just rehashes of existing titles. Super Mario Maker will hit the handheld on Dec 2., and will feature 100 courses created by Nintendo. What's more, the company says many levels made using the Wii U will be available through the 3DS version, though the levels won't be searchable by their course ID.

Google Might Drop Nexus Brand Name in its Upcoming Android Models

There have been several leaks about both the handsets but Android Central pointed out that the new phones will feature additional software and a tweaked interface atop "Vanilla" Android . Rumors have been circulating for months about a new 5 inch phone code-named "Sailfish" and a 5.5 inch model code-named "Marlin". The new Android version comes with some very useful features and various improvements and optimizations.

Google's search powers now extend to your Android apps

The search occurs on the phone, so it's available to search even without a WiFi or a cellular connection. The company has long offered the ability to search for content present on your device, and with recent iterations of the Google app for Android, users should already see a "Phone" tab to filter their search results.

YouTube Slammed By Creators About Pulling Ads From 'Inappropriate' Content

Phil was understandably annoyed by this, saying "So before you were just turning off ads and not emailing us?" and expressing his frustration with their suggestion to appeal, "Given that numerous new appeals are putting ads back on videos, how much Ad money has Youtube incorrectly denied creators in the past?" YouTube insists it isn't flagging more videos than usual.

Saudi Arabia does not see a need to raise oil output

Oil futures remained in retreat mode for a second successive session on Thursday (1 September) as overnight USA inventory data weighed on trading sentiment. EDT (1449 GMT). Crude production dropped for a second week to 8.49 million barrels a day, while gasoline inventories declined by 691,000 barrels to 232 million.

Apple expected to debut iPhone 7 next week

Tech murmurings continue to suggest the soon-to-be-unveiled iPhone 7 will come without the headphone jack Apple users have become so accustomed to. Though there is no mention of the prominence of the programme, its invitation message- " See you on the 7th " - says it all.

Twitter to share ad revenue on videos by USA users

It's also worth noting that Twitter's user base is overwhelmingly non-U.S. - specifically, 79 percent of them, notes Seeking Alpha . "A portion of the ad revenue is then shared back with creator", Twitter said in a blog post on Tuesday .

Fitbit motivational feature to take users on virtual hikes

There's also Global Positioning System on-board for route mapping and pacing/distance tracking. So in addition to your mother telling you to get off your butt, your fitness tracker will too. And with seven different clock faces, you can can choose how you see the time and your stats. The Flex 2 is also more customizable than the previous version.

Apple iPhone 7: Will It Get An Impactful Launch?

The background of translucent coloured bubbles may relate to the rumour that Apple is planning to bring in new coloured handsets. Pu said that they have estimated a total of 74 million iPhone 7 builds in 2H16F, a figure less than the 84 million builds of iPhone 6s in 2H15 from previous year reportedly.

Tropical Storm Gaston is moving northwest in the Atlantic

The system has a low 20 percent chance of development over the next 48 hours, but has a 60 percent chance of development over the next five days. However, some of the more reliable models are showing the system entering the eastern Gulf of Mexico as a week system and going into the Florida panhandle by mid-week, Grigsby said.

Android Nougat will be Available this Month

It has been reported that Google is already testing out the Android 7.1 Nougat right now so they might be ready to release it sooner than we think. Overall, there are more than 50 changes and new features in Android 7.0 Nougat, but not all of them are visible on the surface as many are changes to behind-the-scenes workings to improve performance and stability.

PlayStation Now announced on PC with a DualShock 4 wireless adapter

Sony, however, made a decision to charge PlayStation gamers to play their old games, which was seen as a slap in the face for some fans. As spotted by Ars Technica , the USA price will increase in September, rising from $50 to $60 (or $60 to $70 for our Canadian friends).

Brock Lesnar dares Conor McGregor to talk smack to his face

Not stacked with a ton of great matches, though there are good ones, but stacked with, including the pre-show 13 matches. He spoke more about his best of seven with Cesaro, his role in "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2" and if there will be another one, and more.