Sunday December 17-th, 2017

Live updates on Apple iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus launch and specifications Live updates on Apple iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus launch and specifications

Apple found that mojo. What Apple has done however is provide a lot of stuff that is sure to please the faithful. A new-generation smartwatch could play well into Apple's "ecosystem" of smartphones, apps, services and more but likely "won't be ...

Facebook testing new feature for better conversations Facebook testing new feature for better conversations

The four main Facebookers who worked on the feature - Cox, Andrew "Boz" Bosworth, Ruchi Sanghvi, and Kang-Xiang - said on a live-stream with CEO Mark Zuckerberg today that they expected the update to be wildly popular. Numerous 17 million Ice Bucke...

Hanjin to Get Government Funding

The South Korean giant represents almost 8% of the trans-Pacific trade volume for the USA market, and with Hanjin's container ships marooned offshore, major retailers were scrambling to work out contingency plans to get their merchandise into stores....

Latest Call of Duty: Black Ops III trailer recaps the Origins story Latest Call of Duty: Black Ops III trailer recaps the Origins story

Players get to navigate this bite-size battlefield for a larger-than-life experience. Salvation will be available on PlayStation 4 from September 6, although players of PC and Xbox One will have to wait a month to enjoy this content. Last up, pla...

Sensex up 66 points, Nifty above 8800 in early trade Sensex up 66 points, Nifty above 8800 in early trade

Global investors remain cautious after hawkish comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and other top policymakers last week put a September rate increase back on the table. ITC rose 0.2 percent on a report that it is launching new products...

Google Nexus Marlin and Nexus Sailfish: Prices for upcoming smartphones reportedly leaked Google Nexus Marlin and Nexus Sailfish: Prices for upcoming smartphones reportedly leaked

Keep in mind Android Police also said earlier this year that Google would ditch Nexus from the 5-inch and 5.5-inch devices, codenamed Marlin and Sailfish, respectively, and would instead use its own "G" logo. The Marlin and Sailfish handsets ar...

New Acer Windows 10 PCs announced at IFA

In order to keep all those components well cooled, including two GTX 1080 GPUs, Acer equipped the Predator 21 X with a total of five fans, three of which will use AeroBlade metal fins. This new convertible Chromebook packs a 13.3-inch touchscre...

ENTERPRISE HARDWARE Microsoft Mocking Apple with Surface to MacBooks Comparisons ENTERPRISE HARDWARE Microsoft Mocking Apple with Surface to MacBooks Comparisons

Earlier this year, the Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book shared an issue that prevented the pair from going into a deep enough sleep state while in standby mode. Interestingly, the tech analysts reckon that Surface Phone will outperform expectations, pr...

Instagram Adds Pinch-Zoom to Photos and Videos Instagram Adds Pinch-Zoom to Photos and Videos

But beginning today, August 31, Facebook's (FB) Instagram platform is making it possible . The zoom feature , which allows users to blow up photos and more, is now available for iOS . The past 6 months have seen a variety of changes for In...

Rio Olympics kept NBC on top with viewers again last week

The 2016 Summer Olympics featured eco-friendly metals. It was a great final few days for the host nation. For example, NBC takes pains to note that Rio was "the first in USA media history with live primetime coverage on channels other than the ...

Twitter to pay content creators for videos Twitter to pay content creators for videos

High-profile Vine stars have been asking for a revenue split for some time, which has caused a split for some with the company, quite a few who have left for YouTube so they can get more revenue. Twitter is also unveiling several new features to m...

Brown posts videos as police wait outside his home

The alleged victim claims the two of them were at a home in Los Angeles when the two argued and he pulled out a gun. Authorities are waiting for a search warrant for his house after a getting a woman's call for help, officials said. I'm not coming ...

Google Launches Ridesharing Service in Uber's Hometown Google Launches Ridesharing Service in Uber's Hometown

Google's parent, Alphabet Inc . However, there has always been speculation that Google will once again branch out its reach, this time to cover ride-hailing services. Furthermore, Uber has been working on its own mapping system so as to diminis...

Apple Urges Users To Immediately Update iOS Devices After Hack

Working with a USA mobile security company, researchers there identified it as an exploit connected to NSO Group, an Israeli company best known for selling a government-exclusive "lawful intercept" spyware product called Pegasus. The reports claime...

Nintendo NX Rumored to Have Share Button, Split D-Pad Nintendo NX Rumored to Have Share Button, Split D-Pad

Nintendo NX will finally be released in March 2017 and the highly-anticipated latest version of the "Legend of Zelda" game's release is also slated for next year. Even as we wait for Nintendo to reveal some official details about their upcoming NX ...

Moto Z Play may finally release on September 6 Moto Z Play may finally release on September 6

Layered DesignThe multiple layers in construction of the Moto X force makes it shatterproof. While the Moto G4 and G4 Plus feature Full HD screens, the Moto G4 Play comes with a 5-inch 720p display. Now #NeverMissOut on the most affordable Moto G...

Fitbit motivational feature to take users on virtual hikes Fitbit motivational feature to take users on virtual hikes

On the extra software features side of things, you get the Cardio Fitness metric that, in conjunction with the heart rate sensor, gives you exercise scores based on gender, your age, and how much you weigh. There aren't many surprises, but we did l...

VMware unveils VMware Cross-Cloud Architecture

And, VMware has become the latest player to jump into the game (multi-cloud connectivity - not Pokémon Go) with a new platform and orchestration tools created to let enterprises and service providers deploy a common operating environment spanning p...

Forget Freedom 251, here comes another smartphone at Rs 501 Forget Freedom 251, here comes another smartphone at Rs 501

Regarding this, the Company has snuffed out a rider citing "payment gateway" difficulties and says that registrations are stopped for next 24 hours. One assuring thing here is that you don't have to pay anything upfront and it is only available on ...

Is this the new Surface Book — Microsoft's Instagram teaser

The entry level model is rumored to feature 3GB of RAM, the midrange model is expected to get 6GB of RAM, and the high-end variant is rumored to feature a massive 8GB of RAM and 512GB of built-in storage. Another thing that the Surface Pro 5 will a...

Apple Expected to Show New iPhone at Event Next Week Apple Expected to Show New iPhone at Event Next Week

It simply says "see you on the 7th" - which has led to speculation the iPhone 7 will indeed be launched. Apple fanboys and fangirls have been busy doing god's work decoding the invite . It will be powered by a Apple A10 processor with M10 co-p...

Apple proposes new job-related emoji, including astronaut and pilot Apple proposes new job-related emoji, including astronaut and pilot

Apple has been expressing its opinion regarding emoji standards for quite some time, and on Wednesday, the Unicode Consortium approved its latest recommendations. Update: Unicode has actually responded to Apple's request and detailed all of the ...

Uber Set To Release Driverless Cars Next Month Uber Set To Release Driverless Cars Next Month

Such a future will have major implications not just for vehicle ownership but public transportation as well. GM went on to buy a 9 percent stake in Lyft Inc, a competitor to Uber, for $500 million. The company said safety statistics are on its side...

Barbra Streisand Sings with Barbra Streisand Sings with "Donald Trump" on "The Tonight Show"

Streisand was ready with her comebacks. She's a fiercely committed supporter of Hillary Clinton but Barbra Streisand was nevertheless gracious enough to take the stage with Donald Trump - or at least Trump as played by Jimmy Fallon .

Facebook reduces role of human editors in 'trending topics'

Instead, Facebook will show each subject-usually a celebrity's latest scandal or a current event-next to the number of people discussing it on the service. Facebook said an internal probe found no evidence of bias. "In this new version of Trending ...

Amazon launches new site for vehicle buying Amazon launches new site for vehicle buying

They are using the platform as a marketing tool to become a major supplier of automobile parts and accessories. The company said that to date, more than 35 million customers have saved their cars to the Amazon Garage . Market Pulse Stories are Rapi...

Business in brief: McDonald's recalls activity trackers Business in brief: McDonald's recalls activity trackers

However, McDonald's toy-distribution focus, along with the marketing of food of questionable nutritional value, has made many uncomfortable over the years. It received more than 70 complaints of skin irritation from customers, including seven reports...

Information Commissioner 'looking into' WhatsApp privacy policy changes

The company says Facebook will employ the phone number internally to better identify WhatsApp users on Facebook, so it can recommend friends or show targeted advertising. By coordinating with the Facebook platform, WhatsApp's maintainers will be able...

WhatsApp updates privacy policy, will begin sharing user info with Facebook WhatsApp updates privacy policy, will begin sharing user info with Facebook

WHATSAPP , that thing people use all the time, is updating its privacy policy for the first time in four years. Moreover, Facebook has vowed to not compromise the privacy of WhatsApp users - a policy it has stood by since its launch - and said...

Ashley Madison parent broke Canada, Australia privacy laws Ashley Madison parent broke Canada, Australia privacy laws

The report released this week stated that Avid Life Media, the Canadian based owners of the Ashley Madison website had violated privacy laws due to the lax way it stored and used the data that users voluntarily gave the company when they signed up.

Delhi: Three-year-old boy run over by school van Delhi: Three-year-old boy run over by school van

According to NDTV report, the child named Abhiral got off the van around 2.30 pm. As his parents raised an alarms along with the neighbours, the van stopped and the boy was taken from under the vehicle and rushed to the hospital in the same vehic...

Kashmir dialogue must, but solution 'within Constitution': PM

The Valley has been troubled by protests since the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani on July 8. A grenade attack was reported from the ditrict of Pulwama on Wednesday, while Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh met political leaders a...

Cincinnati Zoo Twitter account gone amid Harambe comments Cincinnati Zoo Twitter account gone amid Harambe comments

The hacker was allegedly angry at the zoo personnel who shot Harambe . A variety of Harambe jokes were posted from Maynard's account, most of which included hashtags such as #AnimalRights #JusticeForHarambe and the infamous #*****OutForHarambe...

Frank Ocean Releases New Single & Video 'Nikes' Frank Ocean Releases New Single & Video 'Nikes'

This massive drop of multimedia sent Ocean fans spinning into their weekends, exploring and poring over each new element, sorting out how (and if) they connect or intersect, combing through photos and poems and long lists of collaborators crisscros...

Samsung could start selling refurbished phones from next year

Not only would customers benefit from receiving a like-new device that has been certified for resale by Samsung (instead of sometimes shady sellers from eBay and the like), but the South Korean company could also see benefits as well. The source al...

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