Wednesday May 24-th, 2017

Google updates struggling Pixel C tablet to look like its smartphone Google updates struggling Pixel C tablet to look like its smartphone

The following Pixel and Nexus devices can be now be upgraded to Android 7.1.2 Nougat: Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel C, Nexus Player, Nexus 5X, and Nexus 6P. You can grab all the OTA download files for April 2017 as well for the Nexus and Pixel devices.

Uber Halts Self-Driving Car Tests After Arizona Crash Uber Halts Self-Driving Car Tests After Arizona Crash

Uber has suspended its self-driving auto programme after a crash involving one of its vehicles. The collision resulted in the Uber auto being toppled onto its side with another vehicle, presumably the one that hit it, in a bad state at the sid...

Gonzaga, UNC, Oregon, USC to hold open Final Four practices Gonzaga, UNC, Oregon, USC to hold open Final Four practices

He injured that same ankle, again, in practice the day before the Tar Heels' victory against Kentucky in the South Regional championship. He said the pain was so bad after the game that if North Carolina had another contest the next day, he wouldn't ...

Netflix introduces tool to spot local translators Netflix introduces tool to spot local translators

Overnight, Netflix launched in 130 new countries, meaning the streaming service is now available in more than 190 countries worldwide. Netflix claims that HERMES is the first online subtitling and translation system by a major content creator.

Google delays Android Wear 2.0 again, 'unspecified bug' to blame Google delays Android Wear 2.0 again, 'unspecified bug' to blame

There's no news yet when the Android Wear 2.0 will come to the other 11 older devices such as the Moto 360 and ZenWatch. According to Forbes , Google reported that they have tested the updated operating system on all of the watches that appeared o...

Phones, rings, even a puppy - things B'lureans forget in cabs Phones, rings, even a puppy - things B'lureans forget in cabs

In a "Lost and Found" India Index released by Uber, the company has said that Bengaluru is the most forgetful city, followed by New Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Kolkata. Uber rolled out the data as it announced a new feature on its app that allows ...

Embattled Uber Releases Its First Diversity Report

Women make up 36% of Uber's global workforce, whereas Facebook and Apple were both at 32% female representation previous year. Close to half of Uber's overall employees were white, compared to about 31 percent who were Asian, less than 9 perc...

Uber Self-Driving Car Crash Detailed in Police Report Uber Self-Driving Car Crash Detailed in Police Report

You would imagine then that if you are creating a self-driving auto, you would play very close attention to the left-turn scenario that causes so many vehicle crashes. Others involved in the accident, though, didn't imagine a robot behind the wheel....

President Trump Now Uses an iPhone to Tweet President Trump Now Uses an iPhone to Tweet

Because Bad old habits using android don't die fast, he might use android phone here and there to tweet .But, for nation's important communication, he is good on using iPhone. What I think you ought to do is boycott Apple until such a time as they...

VW to pay over $157M to settle emissions lawsuits VW to pay over $157M to settle emissions lawsuits

NY will receive $32.5 million of the settlement, which was filed in U.S. District Court in California, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced. However, the company notes that settlement did not include claims for injunctive relief or rest...

Top Aide to President Donald Trump Leaves Administration

It also represents a major change in the makeup of the White House's top staff that could shift the power dynamics within the West Wing, as Walsh was a close ally of Priebus. A Washington Post reporter tweeted that Walsh was seen as a "leaky vessel" ...

Why Today's Historic SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Launch Matters

The company has not disclosed how much it spent refurbishing the rocket , but SES is believed to have paid about 30 percent less than a typical launch. The company needed to develop the hardware for landing-special grid fins and unfolding landing ...

Trudeau government, Ontario to invest $200M into Ford's Canadian operations Trudeau government, Ontario to invest $200M into Ford's Canadian operations

The Government of Ontario will contribute an additional $102.4 million. Meaning it will hone in on vehicle modems, new driver-assist features and autonomous vehicles. "This is about positioning Canada as a global centre for automotive innovation, cre...

Apple Seeds First Beta of tvOS 10.2.1 to Developers

The update also includes a number of tweaks to Siri that increases its relevancy for the Indian market (notably the inclusion of cricket scores), support for new languages in Apple's dictation system and the usual mix of "performance enhancements a...

Ford recalls 440000 vehicles for fire risk, door latch trouble Ford recalls 440000 vehicles for fire risk, door latch trouble

The automaker on Wednesday issued a safety recalls for roughly 230,000 vehicles at risk for engine fires. In Europe, the recall includes the 2010 through 2015 C-Max hybrid and Focus small auto, as well as the 2013 through 2015 Transit Connect van.

China protests against Japanese senior official visiting Taiwan China protests against Japanese senior official visiting Taiwan

March 28 (ANI): China has expressed firm opposition and lodged representations over a Japanese official's visit to Taiwan saying the visit breaches the commitment made by Tokyo to interacting with Taiwan only at non-governmental level. Hua urged the ...

Old Mutual agrees £355m sale of asset management arm stake Old Mutual agrees £355m sale of asset management arm stake

The sale will take place in two steps, the first of which will see the sale of 9.95% of shares at a price of $15.30 per share. Consistent with its previous statements, Old Mutual intends to continue the reduction of its holding in OMAM in an orderl...

Samsung's Notorious Note 7 Is Coming Back

According to the report , Samsung Guard S8 is a programme that offers users extra cover for their shiny new handset. Samsung still isn't ready to give up the ghost of the Galaxy Note 7-you know, the phone with those batteries that had the unfo...

'Pokemon Go': How Rare Are Shiny Pokemon? 'Pokemon Go': How Rare Are Shiny Pokemon?

Not long after, it was confirmed that shiny Magikarp did in fact evolve into shiny Gyarados , as well . At the moment, there doesn't appear to be any rhyme or reason to the appearance of Shiny Pokemon (which is also the case in the main Pokemo...

Han Solo movie will explain how the character got his name Han Solo movie will explain how the character got his name

She appeared as a digital recreation at the end of Rogue One, as did Peter Cushing, who had died. Disney CEO Bob Iger has opened up about the future of Star Wars and addressed the death of Carrie Fisher during an uncharacteristically candid int...

OnePlus 3T officially receives Google Assistant OnePlus 3T officially receives Google Assistant

When the Google Assistant launched it was only available on Google's Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones, although Google has released opened the software up to other Android handsets. OnePlus confirmed support for the new virtual assistant on ...

Major Brands Yank Ads from Google Over YouTube Hate Speech

Liodice said that the decisions by some members of the ANA - which represents about 1,000 companies that spend or support more than $250 billion in marketing and advertising annually - to suspend advertising on YouTube and other Google networks...

Gunman's father blames airport attack on drugs and alcohol

The father, who was released from police custody on Sunday after being questioned, said his son phoned him minutes after the shooting "in a state of extreme agitation". "With a pistol in his right hand and a bag over his shoulder, he grabbed [the sol...

New Emojis: Beards, bacon, breastfeeding and more New Emojis: Beards, bacon, breastfeeding and more

The 69 new emoji, which will drop as part of the Unicode 10 release, were first officially announced late previous year. What emoji would you most like to see? This is the first time they've been accurately visualised, however, with the authority...

Uber President Resigns Amid Troubles At Ride-Hailing Company Uber President Resigns Amid Troubles At Ride-Hailing Company

Uber president Jeff Jones has resigned after a mere six months in his post, as the ridesharing company continues to struggle with controversies that have included charges of sexism and sexual harassment. Uber said McClendon's departure was entirely ...

Watch Rihanna Get Drunk and Livestream Her Bates Motel Debut Watch Rihanna Get Drunk and Livestream Her Bates Motel Debut

She proposed to her followers that she should down a shot of tequila every time she uttered the name "Norman" on the show. "I can't", she said, at once both proud and mortified. " She has enormous charisma", executive producer Carlton Cuse told ...

Google Maps can now temporarily share your real-time location with friends Google Maps can now temporarily share your real-time location with friends

After users finish their commute, they can tap on the blue dot that signifies their current location and they will be presented with an additional option called "save your parking". Sharing will turn itself off once you arrive. And, perhaps the h...

New Update Arrives To GTA 5, Details Explained New Update Arrives To GTA 5, Details Explained

Last Tuesday, Rockstar finally released its latest GTA Online update , " Cunning Stunts: Special Vehicle Circuit ". Big thanks to prolific stunter Ash Skyqueen for alerting me to this one. Additionally, there will be an inclusion of Classic ...

Status Bar Within the Notification Shade Gets More Info in Android O

The annual Google I/O conference isn't for a few months yet, but Google has just taken the wraps off the latest version of Android. One of the greatest features to be brought by Android 7.0 Nougat is the multi-window feature which allows users to...

Widespread outage affecting Microsoft Cloud users Widespread outage affecting Microsoft Cloud users

Hopefully Microsoft can quickly fix the issues that are now facing Xbox gamers so that they can get back to gaming. Twitter was awash with users wondering what the issue was. Users were not happy about the sign-in issues, especially those who wer...

Marks and Spencer pulls online ads from Google Marks and Spencer pulls online ads from Google

Talking about the same, Google's Chief business officer Philipp Schindler says that the platform is constantly evolving and sometimes they don't get everything right. The British government also suspended its advertising campaigns on YouTube af...

Mahira Khan rubs shoulders with Ranbir in Dubai Mahira Khan rubs shoulders with Ranbir in Dubai

Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor was recently spotted attending a felicitation ceremony in Dubai along with Pakistani actress Mahira Khan. The actor recalled how her art, math and English teachers shaped her life and believed in her. Now while they lo...

Drake Breaks Two Spotify Records With Drake Breaks Two Spotify Records With "More Life"

Less than a year ago, on April 29, he released Views, an album that was to become Drake's most commercially successful album, holding the No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200 for ten weeks. Hov has claimed to be far ahead of his Drake in accomplishm...

GameStop: Nintendo Switch Sales Could 'Eclipse the Wii' GameStop: Nintendo Switch Sales Could 'Eclipse the Wii'

The gaming company went on to say that it is making continuous efforts to update the online support site and provide real-time answers to inquiries. It is been strongly recommended that the customer who is willing to purchase a Nintendo Switch, Ni...

17 in CT make Forbes' top billionaires list 17 in CT make Forbes' top billionaires list

The magazine also notes that he gave $66 million to his presidential campaign and paid $25 million to settle a lawsuit related to Trump University. According to Forbes , Bill Gates is the number one richest for the fourth year in a row, and the r...

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