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Gionee X1 is An MT6737-Powered Mid-Ranger For India Gionee X1 is An MT6737-Powered Mid-Ranger For India
- August 23, 2017

While the rear camera gets an LED flash, the selfie camera does not. Soon after launching the A1 Lite selfie-centric smartphone in India, Chinese smartphone manufacturer Gionee on Monday expanded its product portfolio with the launch of a budget-oriented smartphone, dubbed as " Gionee X1 " in the Indian tech market. (more...)
Hackers are threatening to release the 'Game of Thrones' season seven finale
- August 21, 2017

Episode 4 of the ongoing seventh season of the hit fantasy series was leaked online by individuals associated with HBO's Indian streaming partner, Hotstar. Season 8 will only have six episodes - one less episode than season 7 - but that shouldn't be a surprise to some fans. October is a later start date than usual for the series, which typically gets underway in mid-summer and shoots until the end of the year. (more...)
Lexington Mayor Jim Gray Proposes Moving Confederate Statues Lexington Mayor Jim Gray Proposes Moving Confederate Statues
- August 15, 2017

Lee and Thomas J. "But we will also be able to add additional signage to give the statues the appropriate context and explain how they came to be and what was going on in Lexington at that time". Councilman Brandon Scott told the Sun that he would introduce a resolution at Monday's Council meeting demanding removal. Violent clashes occurred Saturday between white nationalists and counter-protesters in Charlottesville . (more...)
Skype Gets PayPal-Powered 'Send Money' Feature Skype Gets PayPal-Powered 'Send Money' Feature
- August 03, 2017

The new "Send Money" feature, which has launched in 22 countries including the United Kingdom, brings the ability to send and receive peer-to-peer payments with PayPal to Microsoft's messaging app. TechCrunch explains where to find the feature when you receive the update. If you're sending funds from the USA, for example, to someone in Europe, you will have the option to send money in Euros. (more...)
YouTube combating extremism by redirecting users to videos debunking extremist narratives YouTube combating extremism by redirecting users to videos debunking extremist narratives
- July 22, 2017

Under the new technology, when a potential ISIS recruit searches for extremist content, he will be directed to videos that work toward deconstructing terrorist groups. "Using machine learning to dynamically update the search query terms". YouTube is also collaborating with several NGOs to create video content to counter the message of these extremist videos. (more...)
Microsoft unveils Cortana-powered thermostat Microsoft unveils Cortana-powered thermostat
- July 22, 2017

The appliance was built in partnership with the leading technology company Johnson Controls . One can manually control the device through this touchscreen and also keep track of information such as calendar schedule, air quality readings, and temperature. (more...)
Samsung launches voice capabilities for Bixby Samsung launches voice capabilities for Bixby
- July 21, 2017

As part of the Unlocked by Samsung category, the unlocked Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 + can be used on most USA and global networks, giving consumers more control over how they use their smartphone . Samsung is right now working on polishing its Bixby AI which has been subject to criticism over delays in support, especially in English-speaking countries. (more...)
Verizon partner data breach exposes millions of customer records Verizon partner data breach exposes millions of customer records
- July 14, 2017

The data found on the server included six folders with with customer records that also referenced that some of the customers' calls were being recorded and given a "frustration score". Regardless of its current connection to NICE, the S3 data "bucket" was unintentionally left exposed and ultimately discovered by UpGuard's Chris Vickery . (more...)
Bixby Bombing Suspect Faces Federal Charges Bixby Bombing Suspect Faces Federal Charges
- July 13, 2017

Agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are also investigating. If the incident is determined to be a case of domestic terrorism, the FBI will take over the investigation. Monday. "But it's quite ironic that that happened". The Tulsa World reports that the Tulsa police and Federal Bureau of Investigation took a suspect into custody at an apartment complex on Tuesday afternoon. (more...)
Oculus Rift and Touch controllers on sale for $399 through summer Oculus Rift and Touch controllers on sale for $399 through summer
- July 12, 2017

Almost $800 in the U.S. to be exact should you've been interested in both the Rift and its accompanying Touch controllers . It's the second big price drop for the VR headset , which was originally sold at an RRP of $799. The pricing isn't permanent, but it's available for a fairly long "limited time", and that should give potential buyers plenty of time to decide whether they're interested in picking up the Rift or not. (more...)
WannaCry ransomware attack: Microsoft releases security patch to prevent spread of malware WannaCry ransomware attack: Microsoft releases security patch to prevent spread of malware
- June 29, 2017

In the latest effort to protect Windows users from an elevated risk of cyber-attacks, Microsoft released its June's Patch Tuesday round of security updates . Microsoft is pushing organisations worldwide to update their old computers to newer operating systems. Therefore, the vulnerabilities Microsoft is looking to patch don't just affect old, now unsupported OSes. (more...)
Apple just bought a company that made eye-tracking 'smart' glasses Apple just bought a company that made eye-tracking 'smart' glasses
- June 28, 2017

Apple's Vice President of Corporate Law representing Delaware's Vineyard Capital Corporation, granted power of attorney to a German law firm to represent the presumed shell company. SensoMotoric already has a working model for glasses that can be used for eye-tracking for athletes, as well as having worked with the Oculus Rift team on eye-tracking for their VR headset. (more...)
Pandora CEO Tim Westergren departs Pandora CEO Tim Westergren departs
- June 28, 2017

The board will begin searching for candidates to fill the position, and CFO Naveen Chopra will serve as interim CEO. Pandora also announced that Michael S. "We invented a whole new way of enjoying and discovering music and in doing so, forever changed the listening experience for millions", Westergren said. (more...)
IOS 11 allows one device to easily share WiFi with others IOS 11 allows one device to easily share WiFi with others
- June 27, 2017

But it appears things are finally about to change. The new update includes several cosmetic and background changes that shall make it easier for people to interact with their iPhones and iPads. This lets you see how the update will effect your library. This shift will have significant implications for users who still rely on older apps that aren't updated often or, in some cases, may not have been updated in years. (more...)
Final Fantasy XV 1.12 Patch Adds Off-Road Driving, Full Detailes Final Fantasy XV 1.12 Patch Adds Off-Road Driving, Full Detailes
- June 27, 2017

The newest " Final Fantasy 15 " update adds an off-roading option for the Regalia. Final Fantasy 15 has just received a big new update, and it is perhaps one of the most anticipated ones that the game has received since its launch past year. (more...)
NASA 'On Verge' Of Announcing Alien Life Discovery, Claims Hacking Group Anonymous NASA 'On Verge' Of Announcing Alien Life Discovery, Claims Hacking Group Anonymous
- June 27, 2017

As typical with Anonymous videos , there is one member in Guy Fawkes mask speaking directly to the camera in disguised robotic voice. It is not possible to verify this until NASA makes an official announcement. NASA is not preparing to drop an alien-life bombshell, despite what you may have heard. "We all want the same outcome, certainly, but we'll stick with the peer-reviewed science, thanks". (more...)
Samsung launches Galaxy Tab S3, aims to capture share of tablet market Samsung launches Galaxy Tab S3, aims to capture share of tablet market
- June 22, 2017

This is the first Samsung tablet to feature a four stereo setup tuned by AKG to provide rich surround sound. Next month, Samsung also plans to release the refurbished Galaxy Note 7 , a short-lived device released previous year whose production was suspended after some devices caught fire while charging. (more...)
Transformers: The Last Knight Review Transformers: The Last Knight Review
- June 22, 2017

She tells them that "He" is Unicron, a major villain in the Transformers franchise. The trip to the past is brief, and we quickly come back to the present for the usual Transformers action. Humankind is just really good at Photoshopping them out of our history. And the Dinobots! Yeah! Wahlberg, who came onto the Transformers franchise with 2014's Age of Extinction , has suggested in two interviews that the fifth film in the series, The Last Knight , will be his second and last. (more...)
Tesla on autopilot in 2016 hit truck in explosive cloud of dust
- June 21, 2017

Tesla notified The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) immediately after the accident occurred. Tesla's autopilot mode allows a vehicle to maintain the speed of traffic, and an auto-steer function is created to help keep the Tesla inside its lane. (more...)
E-ink hybrid Yota 3 teased, but launch remains a way off E-ink hybrid Yota 3 teased, but launch remains a way off
- June 20, 2017

The YotaPhone 3 is expected to ship with mid-range specifications but sport a larger 5.5-inch front display and 5.2-inch rear display. The first YotaPhone found a decent amount of interest in 2012, followed by the YotaPhone 2 with improved specifications and build. (more...)
6 things you need to know about the Apple HomePod 6 things you need to know about the Apple HomePod
- June 10, 2017

Google followed with its Home speaker , featuring its plain-named Assistant, last year . Apple is yet to reveal what it will cost in the United Kingdom, but we expect to see it price around £300. And all communications will be encrypted, meaning authorities can't try to tap home communications. Users can ask HomePod to do simple things like play a song or an Apple's Beat 1 Radio, or even ask who is singing or playing drum on a track. (more...)
Project CARS 2 Will Be Here September 22nd and It Looks Unreal Project CARS 2 Will Be Here September 22nd and It Looks Unreal
- June 09, 2017

Along with the trailer, Bandai Namco unleashed a flood of new information in its press release to get you excited. Capturing all the thrills of motorsport means drivers competing in any auto, anytime, anywhere, off- and-online, against both in-class competitors and other classes too. (more...)
SpaceX taking recycling all way to orbit for NASA SpaceX taking recycling all way to orbit for NASA
- June 08, 2017

The Dragon is the only unmanned supply ship that returns to Earth; the others are filled with trash and burn up on re-entry. It was the first time SpaceX flew a booster that had already soared before on an orbital mission . SpaceX has successfully landed another six first stages on drone ships out at sea. All four of SpaceX's previous landings at Landing Zone 1 have been ideal touchdowns. (more...)
Apple unveils an Amazon Echo competitor
- June 07, 2017

The assistant speaker or rather "musicologist" as Apple likes to call it will not be available for sale until December, and it is unclear if the device will ever debut in India. Apple is clearly trying to position its desktop and laptop computers to appeal more to creative professionals, including game developers. Apple replaced record collections with the iPod and earned front pocket real estate with the iPhone. (more...)
AMD releases 'Radeon Pro 500' Series graphics for iMac
- June 07, 2017

The 12-inch variant is priced at US$1,299 (AU$1,736) though folks may be well off going for the 13-inch model (with function keys) offered at the same price. But the headline is the 21.5-inch iMac includes a 4K Display for $200 less than the previous generation. "It is satisfying to see the capabilities of " Radeon Pro 500 " series in elegant form factors and enabling fantastic content creation, gaming and VR experiences", said Raja Koduri, Senior Vice President and Chief Architect, Radeon ... (more...)
OneLogin suffers serious security breach OneLogin suffers serious security breach
- June 03, 2017

Not anymore. OneLogin has posted a note on its website, which is a good thing, in which it explains that it is shocked and that it has called in the police already. OneLogin is now working with independent third-party security experts and law enforcement to investigate the intrusion. Alvaro Hoyos , OneLogin's chief information security officer, said in the blog post that the company discovered the breach yesterday, and that its investigation into what happened is ongoing . (more...)
Adobe Scan turns your documents, receipts & more into editable PDFs Adobe Scan turns your documents, receipts & more into editable PDFs
- June 02, 2017

The documents you scan in on mobile will be automatically uploaded to your Adobe Document Cloud account, where you can store them online, share with others. "Adobe invented PDF creation for PCs, and with Adobe Scan we're doing the same for a mobile-first world". " Adobe Scan represents a radical re-imagination of how to capture your most important document content", Bryan Lamkin, executive vice president and general manager, Digital Media at Adobe, was quoted as saying in the company's ... (more...)
What you need to know about Donald Trump's lawyer Marc Kasowitz What you need to know about Donald Trump's lawyer Marc Kasowitz
- May 25, 2017

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, facing swirling questions about political pressure from Democrats, tapped former Federal Bureau of Investigation head Mueller to lead the special counsel into Russia's 2016 activities last week. The former campaign lawyer is at the center of criticism of the White House's handling of the hiring and firing of Mike Flynn. The Office of the Director of National Intelligence declined to comment. (more...)
IT summons Lalu's daughter and husband in benami land case IT summons Lalu's daughter and husband in benami land case
- May 25, 2017

An IT official requesting anonymity told IANS: "We have summoned Misa and her husband Shailesh Kumar for questioning on June 6 and 7". They said the summons to Ms Bharti and Mr Kumar are part of the investigation and their statements will be recorded. (more...)
The first The first "live" photos Samsung Galaxy C10 "leaked" to the Network
- May 19, 2017

There have been already numerous rumours claiming the Galaxy C10 to be Samsung's first smartphone with dual rear camera setup. According to a new rumor surfacing from the company's home country, the refurbished Note 7 is expected to launch with Galaxy Note FE moniker in the coming weeks. (more...)
Renault And Nissan Production Affected After Cyber Attack Renault And Nissan Production Affected After Cyber Attack
- May 16, 2017

Corp or hospitals in Britain, according to France24.com . In turn, Renault and Nissan's system operations were questioned. Renault was the first automaker to report being hit by the WannaCry attack, on Saturday revealing that several of its facilities in France, Slovenia and Romania had been hit. (more...)
Dead 50-foot squid washes ashore Dead 50-foot squid washes ashore
- May 13, 2017

The bloated 45-foot corpse is believed to have been dead for several days before washing up on the beach. An analysis of the images concluded that the find was actually the remains of a basking shark. "Spoilers: It's a rotten whale carcass", tweeted Andrew Thaler. "Judging by the appearance of the head, this is clearly some big dolphin", said Nikolay Kim, the deputy head of the Forecasting department at the Sakhalin Research Institute of Fisheries and Oceanography, according to the ... (more...)
Buying support buoys equity markets Buying support buoys equity markets
- May 12, 2017

Mumbai/Bhubaneswar: Benchmark equity indices Sensex and Nifty on Wednesday, after consolidation, surged to record high on the back of board based buying interest. NTPC, Tata Motors, Hero Motocorp, HDFC and Infosys are down marginally. Key indices in China, Hong Kong, Japan, singapore, South Korea and taiwan rose up to 1.16 per cent. (more...)
Thousands in US ready to rally against Trump, for workers Thousands in US ready to rally against Trump, for workers
- May 09, 2017

Police said on Twitter Monday that anarchists destroyed a police vehicle, damaged numerous windows and property, started fires in the streets and attacked police. The marches, which took place in the spring and on May 1, are credited with energizing Latino workers and killing the bill, although demonstrators did not achieve their goal of comprehensive immigration reform. (more...)
Moto tablet with productivity mode rumored to be in the works Moto tablet with productivity mode rumored to be in the works
- May 07, 2017

We now know that reducing the thickness will lead to a significant reduction in battery capacity, a fact that we found out from the filtration of the characteristics of Moto Z2 Play. On the other hand, the main camera of the Moto Z2 Play will feature a 12 megapixel sensor and optics whose aperture has an f / 1.7 value. The original Z Play has a 16MP, f/2.0 ratio. (more...)

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