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Industry Instagram launches mobile video service IGTV
Author: 0 Instagram launches mobile video service IGTV

The IGTV app will be available on both Android and iOS , and you can head over to Google Play and install it now. First, it's built for how you actually use your phone , so videos are full screen and vertical. As the name suggests, this is their attempt at TV, which really just means long-form video is coming to Instagram , as well as a stand-alone IGTV app.

Industry Supreme Court closes online sales tax loophole
Author: 0 Supreme Court closes online sales tax loophole

It's not the first time New Hampshire's leaders have mobilized against a potential internet sales tax . "As in so many other areas, technology has evolved faster than the law and left us with at times weird, unfair results", she said. Amazon was among the biggest drags on the benchmark S&P 500 stock index. Cohen's hope is that the decision by the high court this morning may at last begin easing what has become an increasingly burdensome situation for brick-and-mortar retailers.

Author: 0 Instagram hits one billion user mark and promises long video feature

These tabs contain other recommended videos that are sorted in a number of different ways ('For You", "Following", "Popular', etc.) and you can swap between channels by touching any of the videos that you see on the screen . IGTV will be available as part of Instagram's app and as a separate app, he said. As with any social platform, videos can be liked, shared, and commented.

Industry Former Sony Developer Explains PlayStation Cross Platform Blocks
Author: 0 Former Sony Developer Explains PlayStation Cross Platform Blocks

At retail, the games will feature a red case with a bright red banner towards the top designating the game as a PlayStation Hits title. Players who have previously linked their Epic Games account with the PlayStation 4 version have found they are unable to log in with the same account on the Switch.

Industry AT&T, Verizon to limit sales of phone location data to third parties
Author: 0 AT&T, Verizon to limit sales of phone location data to third parties

The Texas-based company helps prisons monitor inmate phone calls, and Wyden said the company's technology allowed it to easily track any cell phone. It appears that Securus was itself buying the data from LocationSmart. A spokesperson for 3Cinteractive did not respond to a request for comment.

Industry Supreme Court Decides Wayfair Online Sales Tax Case
Author: 0 Supreme Court Decides Wayfair Online Sales Tax Case

Indeed, Justice Gorsuch once called the current system "a judicially created tax shelter". Small online businesses will be the hardest hit, said Chris Cox, a lawyer for e-commerce industry group NetChoice. Forty-five states rely on sales taxes for revenue, and for those states that have no income tax, sales taxes are very important. Amazon already taxes items from its own warehouses.

Industry PUBG: 50 million copies sold, 400 million players
Author: 0 PUBG: 50 million copies sold, 400 million players

When taking mobile into account, the game's player base skyrockets to around 400 million registered users, while over 87 million players are accessing the game daily on average, according to PUBG Corp. The launch of the first PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds sale coincides with the release of the new Sanhok map , which will be available starting June 22.

Author: 0 Instagram announces IGTV: The future of television?

The video will eventually give Facebook more opportunities to sell advertising. Accounts with large audiences will be able to distribute programmes lasting up to an hour. Instagram also shares how businesses, creators, and more can "leverage" the new platform, reiterating its massive user base. Instagram wanted IGTV to feel natural.

Industry Bitcoin in retail could 'bring the internet to a halt'
Author: 0 Bitcoin in retail could 'bring the internet to a halt'

Despite such drawbacks, the report also pointed out the advantages of bitcoin, such as its potential use as part of "low-volume cross-border payment services", rather than as part of everyday transactions. Researchers from the University of Texas at Austin last week released a report of findings which speculated that Tether, one of the most-traded cryptocurrencies, showed a pattern of being spent on bitcoin during pivotal moments of the price bubble to manipulate values.

Industry Oppo Find X the next to kill Apple’s notch
Author: 0 Oppo Find X the next to kill Apple’s notch

After Vivo Nex , Oppo is taking the full-screen experience to a new level with its latest Find X smartphone . But hey, maybe you won't worry about that when you find out that the AI will also make your selfies better! The front-facing camera also has a 3D facial scanning system that is used to unlock the device.

Industry Google Maps Doesn’t Let You Directly Book Uber Rides Anymore
Author: 0 Google Maps Doesn’t Let You Directly Book Uber Rides Anymore

As of now, Google hasn't confirmed anything as to why it dropped the feature. Google has offered one of the easiest ways to book an Uber ride-until now. If you don't have the app installed, you will be sent to the Google Play Store where you can install it. But instead of continuing the process of booking a ride, you now have to tap a button that reads "open app" to schedule the auto.

Industry You Can Now Send Messages on Your Android Phone From the Web
Author: 0 You Can Now Send Messages on Your Android Phone From the Web

The page says to use the latest version of the app, but the latest version doesn't let you scan the QR code. Like most Google rollouts it might take some time before your particular phone can fully utilize the feature, but I imagine this will be a much quicker rollout than what Google usually does.

Industry YouTube Unveils Plans for Relaunch of Music Streaming Service
Author: 0 YouTube Unveils Plans for Relaunch of Music Streaming Service

YouTube's new music streaming service will not only feature official songs, albums and playlists but it will also come with YouTube vast catalog of remixes, live performances, covers, music videos- all organised and personalised. YouTube Premium will continue to be an ad-free experience, background play, and downloads across the millions of videos on YouTube . For Complex News, I'm Frazier, and for more stories like this, keep it locked right here to Complex on YouTube .

Industry With iOS 12, calls to 911 will deliver life-saving location accuracy
Author: 0 With iOS 12, calls to 911 will deliver life-saving location accuracy

Apple launched its HELO or Hybridized Emergency Location system in 2015 as part of its answer to this problem. Back in 2015, Apple launched HELO (Hybridized Emergency Location), which estimates a mobile 911 caller's location using cell towers and on-device data sources like Global Positioning System and Wi-Fi Access Points.

Industry E3 2018: Fortnite is now available for free on Nintendo Switch
Author: 0 E3 2018: Fortnite is now available for free on Nintendo Switch

E3 is all about badly kept secrets, and fewer are as badly kept as Epic Games' massive Battle Royale shooter Fortnite coming to the Nintendo Switch . For continual updates on the game's server status you can check back here . Friday Fortnite , however, takes a special spin on the game by having competitors play as pairs in an attempt to obtain the most eliminations across two matches-not survive the longest.

Industry Microsoft announces design updates to its 'Office' suite
Author: 0 Microsoft announces design updates to its 'Office' suite

The Fluent User Interface, as Microsoft called the ribbon interface, was introduced with Microsoft Office 2007, appearing first on Word, Excel , Access and PowerPoint . The team also increased its focus not just on what people think of the product, but how they feel using it. While there are more changes in the works, Microsoft corporate vice president for Office and Windows marketing Jared Spataro previewed three of the upcoming changes.

Industry Sony share price dips as Fortnite account controversy draws ire
Author: 0 Sony share price dips as Fortnite account controversy draws ire

NPD analyst Mat Piscatella notes on Twitter that 40 percent of Switch owners in the United States also own a PS4, meaning this isn't likely to be a small-scale problem among the tens of millions of Fortnite players. At this point it seems like Sony is content to offer cross-platform support between PS4 and PC, but not to let its customers fraternize with its console competitors.

Industry Robbie Williams set for World Cup opening ceremony
Author: 0 Robbie Williams set for World Cup opening ceremony

With 20-minutes till kick off, the opening ceremony ended with Ronaldo (the original, Brazilian version) joining Robbie and Aida. Williams, who has previously performed at private parties organised by wealthy Russian business people, said he loved coming to Russia .

Author: 0 Apple to close iPhone security loophole used by police

Apple plans to send out a software update to iPhone users that will make the smartphone's charging and data port inoperative an hour after the phone has been locked. That solution should thwart iPhone cracking devices like those made by GrayShift and Cellebrite . Law enforcement and security teams are unlikely to be the only people affected.

Industry Paul raccoon reaches roof after scaling downtown tower, causing internet frenzy
Author: 0 Paul raccoon reaches roof after scaling downtown tower, causing internet frenzy

The animal was last seen bolting out of the trap and into a wooded area in a video clip shared by wildlife management services on Facebook. The first 1,500 fans in attendance will receive a special raccoon mask. She reached the roof just before 3am on Wednesday, apparently unable to resist the scent of wet cat food that was waiting for her in a raccoon trap set by Wildlife Management Services.

Industry Google Home now supports handling three commands at once
Author: 0 Google Home now supports handling three commands at once

Google announced the update on the Made by Google Twitter page . First up, Google tweeted that Google Home now understands up to three queries together, though it says the feature is only available in English in the US, UK, Canada, and Australia .

Industry As Net Neutrality Ends, Activists Push Congress to Restore Obama-Era Rules
Author: 0 As Net Neutrality Ends, Activists Push Congress to Restore Obama-Era Rules

Supporters of net neutrality argue the regulations blocked internet providers from slowing down content from rival sites or services, and kept them from charging more for bandwidth-heavy streaming services like Netflix ( NFLX ). "The FCC will not have the last word when it comes to net neutrality, the American people will", he said. However, without Title II, the FCC was no longer able to regulate ISPs due to a lawsuit that Verizon brought against the FCC to revoke the 2010 basic net ...

Author: 0 Cyberpunk 2077 Will Let You Pick Protagonist Gender

Among those were Eurogamer , which wasted no time reporting on Cyberpunk 2077 . In a world where you have no future, what matters is that you control who you are. This is a dark game intended for a mature audience and as it turns out, Night City is a pretty grim place to live. With such an open-world experience to offer, we're going t obe spending a lot of time with the protagonist.

Industry Stunning mobile RPG Elder Scrolls: Blades is coming to iOS this year
Author: 0 Stunning mobile RPG Elder Scrolls: Blades is coming to iOS this year

Big fans of the series will also get the chance to participate in a beta for the game. Howard was insistent that the game will be fully playable offline, but he also said that "every surviving human is a real player". "It harks back to the Arena , the first Elder Scrolls game in 1994", said Bethesda's Todd Howard . On the smaller scale, Bethesda unveiled The Elder Scrolls: Blades for iOS and numerous other platforms.

Industry RESIDENT EVIL 2 Remake Trailer Finally Debuts At E3 2018
Author: 0 RESIDENT EVIL 2 Remake Trailer Finally Debuts At E3 2018

Both Leon and Claire have their own separately playable campaigns, allowing players to see the story from both characters' perspective. The setting is Raccoon City, whose citizens have, as you could probably guess, been turned into ravenous zombies by a disastrous plague.

Industry Todd Howard Addresses Fallout 76 Questline, PvP, VATS & Mods Questions
Author: 0 Todd Howard Addresses Fallout 76 Questline, PvP, VATS & Mods Questions

While everyone debates whether or not Fallout 76 is a "true" Fallout game thanks to its emphasis on online co-op play, there's one feature no one can debate: its obscene collector's edition . But that didn't tell us anything about what the game actually was. And if other recent big budget games like "Far Cry 5" are anything to go by, mass-appeal games still have a long way to go before they're able to evoke rural themes and imagery without completely flattening or misrepresenting the ...

Industry Here’s what Square Enix announced at E3 2018
Author: 0 Here’s what Square Enix announced at E3 2018

Not to forget, gamers will also able to get their hands on Kingdom Hearts all-in-one package exclusively for PlayStation 4 which features not only the new game but also Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 Remix and Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue.

Industry Sony is blocking Fortnite cross-play on Nintendo Switch
Author: 0 Sony is blocking Fortnite cross-play on Nintendo Switch

Don't worry, it's still free as only Save the World requires you to pay - that is if you don't purchase the completely optional seasonal Battle Pass. "I was a tester on PC who's finished every season and spent hundreds of dollars on the game but nope no Switch play for me since I played once on a PS4", writes user kagatoASUKA .

Industry E3 2018: Are the Avengers in Spider-Man for PS4?
Author: 0 E3 2018: Are the Avengers in Spider-Man for PS4?

Sony has unveiled gameplay footage of Ghost of Tsushima , players will not be disappointed at what fantastic work has gone into this visually stunning game. Unveiled last October at Paris Games Week, Ghost of Tsushima is a big project from Sucker Punch Games, the studio behind the Infamous and Sly Cooper franchises.

Industry Forza Horizon 4 Announced, Halo Infinite Teased For Xbox One, Windows
Author: 0 Forza Horizon 4 Announced, Halo Infinite Teased For Xbox One, Windows

Halo Infinite was announced as part of the Xbox E3 2018 press conference - in fact, it was the first game Microsoft showed on-stage. Speaking of Xbox Game Pass, Microsoft is applying its machine learning ethos into the service. But for us fans of everything with four wheels, the biggest title revealed would have to be Forza Horizon 4 developed by United Kingdom -based Playground Games .

Author: 0 Halo Infinite announced, powered by Slipspace Engine, coming to Windows 10

It is going to be the first mainline Halo title starring Master Chief since 2015's Halo 5 . Halo Infinite may launch with a single-player campaign only, with multiplayer to follow in 2020. Last but by no means least, we got confirmation of a new Battletoads gaming coming in 2019 and two dollops of Sea of Thieves DLC on the way later this year.

Industry 3.5 minutes of Jump Force gameplay
Author: 0 3.5 minutes of Jump Force gameplay

Not likely. Nakajima stated that the game will draw primarily from the Weekly Shonen Jump franchises, but only heroes with "superpowers". It takes the fighting-game style that has become their signature and combines it with some of the biggest names in anime.

Industry Apple Bans Cryptocurrency Mining On All Devices
Author: 0 Apple Bans Cryptocurrency Mining On All Devices

Along with new apps, the guidelines will apply to existing apps as well. Apple allows apps like Coinbase and Robinhood to enable users to trade Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other cryptocurrencies , so it's not a complete ban on mobile crypto. Exchanges can offer fully-featured apps offering trading abilities, as long as the apps are issued by the exchanges themselves and not third parties.

Industry Wolfenstein: Cyberpilot Is An Upcoming VR Game Where You Hack Nazi Robots
Author: 0 Wolfenstein: Cyberpilot Is An Upcoming VR Game Where You Hack Nazi Robots

The game is slated for release in 2019. We've got our fingers crossed that it won't be rushed out for Q1, given how packed that quarter is starting to look. The E3 2018 trailer had a voice over from Blazkowicz telling this daughters to carry on the fight against Nazi control that plagues the world of Wolfenstein .

Industry Assassin's Creed Odyssey Gameplay Footage Revealed
Author: 0 Assassin's Creed Odyssey Gameplay Footage Revealed

How well all of those elements will come together remains to be seen, but expect more details on Assassin's Creed: Odyssey as E3 2018 continues. All we know so far about Assassin's Creed Odyssey is that it will have a setting based in Ancient Greece. This game looks set to take on a more Roman or Greek tone, moving away from the previous title's Egyptian setting.