Friday August 18-th, 2017

Buhari recuperating fast, will be back shortly - Osinbajo Buhari recuperating fast, will be back shortly - Osinbajo

Fayose spoke to newsmen on Wednesday that the reported visit of Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo to Buhari in London was fake. The former minister, in a series of tweets posted on Thursday, also called on Acting President Yemi Osinbajo to stop l...

Nokia 5 will be available in India by August 15 Nokia 5 will be available in India by August 15

While Nokia 6 is an Amazon exclusive, Nokia 5 and Nokia 3 will be available in offline stores across the country. Finally, after so much time Nokia 6 is here in India and will soon be available for sale. Amazon also has some launch offers...

IPhone 8 Could Feature Rear-Facing 3D Sensor For Augmented Reality IPhone 8 Could Feature Rear-Facing 3D Sensor For Augmented Reality

By including hardware with specific AR features, the iPhone 8 - or whatever device that includes the rear-facing 3D laser system - will be able to do more with the apps created by developers who tap into ARKit . " VCSEL laser systems calculate ...

Motorola all but confirms Moto Z2 Force in a new teaser Motorola all but confirms Moto Z2 Force in a new teaser

Earlier this week, we saw some new Moto Mods mentioned on Motorola China's website. The event could reveal the Moto X4 , but other sources believe that the new phone could be unveiled much later, probably at the IFA 2017 in Berlin later in Sep...

LG hints at 18:9 screen for V30 on August 31 invite LG hints at 18:9 screen for V30 on August 31 invite

The LG V30 might be unveiled on August 31 at IFA 2017 in Berlin, Germany. While the invite doesn't explicitly mention the V30, it does feature a prominent V-shape that, from a different angle, also looks like a smartphone screen. Rumour renders f...

Apple Opens Its First Chinese Data Center Apple Opens Its First Chinese Data Center

The move of the foreign firm is its part of a planned $ 1 billion investment in the southern province of Guizhou. The new data center will serve as an improvement in both the speed and reliability of Apple's products, while simultaneously meeting ...

Microsoft rolls out a change Xbox fans have been waiting years for Microsoft rolls out a change Xbox fans have been waiting years for

Microsoft fully unveiled the upcoming console Xbox One X at its E3 2017 press conference with a $499 price tag. Microsoft's latest update to the Xbox One operating system, which the company is rolling out today, adds a long-awaited feature: the...

Astronomers discover galaxy's smallest star Astronomers discover galaxy's smallest star

The star is part of a binary system , meaning that both it and its much larger companion orbit around the same point in space. 57Ab's small size in comparison to its sun-like companions led researchers to conclude initially that the planet-sized st...

Verizon Customers Exposed by Third-Party Data Leak Verizon Customers Exposed by Third-Party Data Leak

While you're at it, you might consider asking a Verizon representative when the company plans to move beyond PIN numbers and security questions to adopt stronger security measures. But the company insists no one improperly accessed the informatio...

AT&T supports net neutrality but denounces 'outdated' rules AT&T supports net neutrality but denounces 'outdated' rules

But the FCC Republicans have suggested that they prefer comments that offer a cost-benefit analysis or are otherwise evidence-based. Both senators support the embattled rule. Among the companies protesting, the headliners include Google , Facebook, ...

Discover the latest music with New Release Radio on Google Play Music Discover the latest music with New Release Radio on Google Play Music

Now that the program is over, however, any Play Music subscriber can access New Release Radio . But now all those songs that you've uploaded to the cloud server and those that you actually bought will be included in the songs that you can stream.

NASA's Juno Spacecraft's Rendezvous With Jupiter's Mammoth Cyclone NASA's Juno Spacecraft's Rendezvous With Jupiter's Mammoth Cyclone

A NASA probe has begun transmitting images of Jupiter's vast, churning surface, following a successful close pass over the planet's 10,000-mile wide Great Red Spot. All eight of Juno's instruments including its color camera, JunoCam , will be on...

'Concerned' US urges release of China's Nobel laureate 'Concerned' US urges release of China's Nobel laureate

Amid the medical updates, a video was leaked earlier this week showing the Western doctors praising their Chinese counterparts as they stood by Liu's bedside. and German medical experts to China for consultations", she said. When he was convicted o...

Microsoft launches AI app for visually impaired Microsoft launches AI app for visually impaired

The app works in a number of scenarios. Recognize and locate the faces of people you're with, as well as facial characteristics, approximate age, emotion, and more. Another useful feature here is that the Seeing AI app can also scan/ read document...

Google pretties up Google Play movies and TV shows with HDR Google pretties up Google Play movies and TV shows with HDR

In order to experience it, you will need a TV or monitor that supports HDR, along with an HDR compatible output device like a PC or Chromecast Ultra . Google says the new content will be first available to users in the US and Canada. Google follow...

In A First, China To Slash Military Force By Over 50 Percent In A First, China To Slash Military Force By Over 50 Percent

The warships departed from Zhanjiang in southern China to set up a "support base" in the Horn of Africa nation, state media reported late on Tuesday. When China staged a rescue operation to evacuate its citizens and others from Yemen in April, Chin...

FBI Makes Arrest in Bixby Air Force Recruiting Station Explosion FBI Makes Arrest in Bixby Air Force Recruiting Station Explosion

The extent of the damage is still unknown, but images from the aftermath show the blast twisted and opened the office's doors. One of the office's two front doors was off its hinges Tuesday morning and lying in the parking lot. Investigators with t...

Wimbledon - Men's Singles: Djokovic eases past Mannarino to reach QF Wimbledon - Men's Singles: Djokovic eases past Mannarino to reach QF

Serena's absence from the running has granted elder sister Venus the licence needed to make Wimbledon's last four for the second year running, which is incredible considering she failed to advance past the fourth round in four of the five tournamen...

WhatsApp, Google, Uber, Amazon preps to bring UPI-based payments WhatsApp, Google, Uber, Amazon preps to bring UPI-based payments

Here's a look at platforms which could soon include UPI . Managing Director and Chief Executive A.P. Hota, Google is in advanced talks with NPCI to integrate its digital payment service, Android Pay , with UPI . Around the same time, Facebo...

Facebook drops Oculus Rift prices for limited time Facebook drops Oculus Rift prices for limited time

The latest price drop means it is now retailing at the same price as the PlayStation VR headset . Oculus hasn't disclosed sales for the Rift but research firm IDC estimates the device has sold about 520,000 units world-wide to date, compared w...

Acrobat falls to his death during stunt at music festival in Spain Acrobat falls to his death during stunt at music festival in Spain

A few minutes later, the acrobat plummeted to the ground and instantly died on the scene. Unfortunately, the performer incurred severe injuries and did not make it. They also expressed their condolences to Mr Aunion Monroy's family , saying they...

Trump Claims 'Everyone' At G20 Summit Is Talking About John Podesta Trump Claims 'Everyone' At G20 Summit Is Talking About John Podesta

Trump appeared to be trying to shift some blame for what the US intelligence community has concluded was Russian meddling in the election to the DNC and Clinton campaign just hours before he will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin around ...

Life on Mars' surface likely doesn't exist Life on Mars' surface likely doesn't exist

Perchlorates are considered toxic for people, but they don't necessarily pose a problem for microbes. The chemical in the spotlight in this research is perchlorate, an ion of chlorine and oxygen. "I can't speak for life in the past", said Wadswo...

Treaty banning nuclear weapons approved at UN Treaty banning nuclear weapons approved at UN

Negotiators representing two-thirds of the 192-member United Nations finalized the 10-page treaty this week after months of talks. The U.N. ambassadors for the United Kingdom and France gave slightly different reasons for opposing the treaty, w...

UNESCO to Jewish History: Drop Dead UNESCO to Jewish History: Drop Dead

Ten countries voted for the resolution with three opposed and eight abstaining. UNESCO decided on Friday to recognize Hebron's Old City and the Tomb of the Patriarchs as Palestinian heritage sites . Netanyahu also in a statement said he would cu...

Egypt army kills 40 militants after check point attack Egypt army kills 40 militants after check point attack

There were thought to be about 60 soldiers at the compound. The terrorists drove in two vehicles and blew themselves up as they passed through an army checkpoint. The military posted photos of five dead militants in blood-soaked fatigues lying in the...

Microsoft announces sales force reorganization that'll impact thousands of jobs Microsoft announces sales force reorganization that'll impact thousands of jobs

Microsoft said it had notified some employees that their positions will be "eliminated". A spokesperson for Microsoft tells CNBC that like all companies, they evaluate their business on a regular basis. Layoffs like this are common in the corp...

Doomfist Finally Confirmed For Overwatch, Available In PTR Right Now Doomfist Finally Confirmed For Overwatch, Available In PTR Right Now

There was a lot more information in the blog post , but this is the most relevant to Blizzard's teasing of Doomfist . Sadly, it seems that Blizzard decided against Terry Crews as his VA . His is a automatically reloading hand cannon which de...

Nintendo Details 'Splatoon 2' Game Modes, Companion App, Demo Nintendo Details 'Splatoon 2' Game Modes, Companion App, Demo

We'll have to see how Splatoon 2's reliance on a mobile app feels in practice when the game debuts before we make a final judgment, though. Now, gamers will get a chance to try out the service starting July 21st, when it launches alongside Splat...

CNN is more trusted than President Trump CNN is more trusted than President Trump

Also telling in the poll is the divide in American's trust in the media, especially amongst Republicans. But the level of mistrust isn't unique to Trump: Americans' trust in other political leaders is low as well. And 69% of Democrats say they d...

Crash Bandicoot easter egg may point to Spyro remake Crash Bandicoot easter egg may point to Spyro remake

Apparently, there's room for more Crash-related games in the future. It surely was the dream came true of a die-hard Crash Bandicoot fan and a very-well execute one. Sane Trilogy just hit no.1 on the UK Sales Chart , proving that the fanbase is st...

Amazon promising bigger, better Prime Day with 'hundreds of thousands of deals' Amazon promising bigger, better Prime Day with 'hundreds of thousands of deals'

Here are the instructions on how you get your $10 . This year, the members across 13 countries, including the US, Mexico, Japan, the UK, Spain, India, France, Italy, China, Germany, Austria, Belgium, and Canada, can enjoy new deals, occurring every f...

Federal Judge Blocks California Law Banning High-Capacity Magazines Federal Judge Blocks California Law Banning High-Capacity Magazines

With estimates of more than 100 million magazines capable of holding 10 or more rounds in circulation in the country, and the devices legal in 43 states without regulation, the plaintiffs argue that banning such magazines will have a negligible effec...

A Decade Ago, Apple's iPhone Transformed the World A Decade Ago, Apple's iPhone Transformed the World

As the iPhone turns 10, it's helped turn Apple into the most valuable company in the world. Munster sees iPhone sales peaking in 2019 and the Glasses initial launch to take place in 2020. It also added LTE support for new 4G networks. While the...

SC says no to interim order against govt's Aadhaar plan SC says no to interim order against govt's Aadhaar plan

Refusing to pass an order, the vacation bench of Justice A.M. Khanwilkar and Justice Navin Sinha said: "No interim order can be passed ... on mere apprehensions". The court was hearing a petition that wanted status quo on Aadhaar, fearing that an...

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