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Black Panther rated 4th highest grossing movie of all time Black Panther rated 4th highest grossing movie of all time
- April 05, 2018

It should only take a couple more day to pass $659.4 million, the domestic total for James Cameron's Titanic , now #3 on the all-time us chart. Black Panther has earned a whopping $1.279bn (£910m) around the world, placing it at number 10 on the all-time worldwide chart, dethroning Disney's Frozen from the spot. (more...)
Google and Target Release Voice-Activated Coupon Google and Target Release Voice-Activated Coupon
- April 05, 2018

On your computer, Wi-Fi calling only work with Chrome. Google has green-lit a beta test for Wi-Fi Calling in Google Voice. You will need to update your Google Voice app after you sign up and then you'll get an email that will let you know what to do next. (more...)
Milky Way core may harbour thousands of black holes, study shows Milky Way core may harbour thousands of black holes, study shows
- April 05, 2018

This study devised a new way to find these celestial objects and so far, researchers have been able to identify at least a dozen small black holes there. There are over a dozen inactive and low-mass binary systems in which, stars are orbiting an unseen center i.e. the black hole. And since most black holes can't even be spotted that way, they calculate that there are likely thousands of them there. (more...)
Hands-free Alexa coming to Amazon Fire tablets Hands-free Alexa coming to Amazon Fire tablets
- April 05, 2018

The feature will arrive through a software update. The two tablets, which are priced from $49.99, have had Alexa support since launch , but it's not worked in quite the same way as you'd experience the voice assistant through an Echo or Echo Dot . (more...)
An Apple, Samsung search for 'competition' to now throw up Google
- April 05, 2018

Despite unveiling its Pixel series of smartphones, Google is mostly known for its search engine in India, as the device remained out of reach for common masses. Do let us know via the comments section. They are powered by Amazon's smart assistant Alexa, and you can read all about it in our detailed review of Amazon Echo . (more...)
Samsung Galaxy J7 Duo manual leaked, shows Bixby and dual rear cams
- April 05, 2018

Until recently, the devices had been updated with the latest patches on a month-by-month basis, now owners of the 2015 handsets are faced to having to update to the all-new and highly rated Galaxy S9 . The company, however, launched some Mini variants in the A-series, offering a smaller form factor with mid-range internals and coming at a much cheaper price point. (more...)
Overwatch releases new Blackwatch-centered comic, Overwatch releases new Blackwatch-centered comic, "Retribution"
- April 05, 2018

The Retribution event runs from April 10 to 30, and will bring back last year's Uprising cosmetics as well as a pile of brand new legendary skins. A new comic offering background, " Retribution ", is available to read for free. The comic not only delves into the complicated relationship between Reyes and Overwatch Strike Commander Jack Morrison (Soldier: 76), it hints at what could be coming in the newest Overwatch event that will start taking place on April 10th . (more...)
Jio Payments Bank Begins Operations: How This is Different From Commercial Banks Jio Payments Bank Begins Operations: How This is Different From Commercial Banks
- April 05, 2018

What is a payments bank? Paytm Payments Bank , which is promoted by Paytm promoter Vijay Shekhar Sharma, FINO Payments Bank , and Aditya Birla Idea Payments Bank have also started commercial operations. Reliance Jio also introduced its Cricket Season Pack that will let cricket fans stream live matches on their mobiles throughout the duration of 51 days. (more...)
Facebook says Cambridge Analytica may have had data on 87 million users Facebook says Cambridge Analytica may have had data on 87 million users
- April 05, 2018

Facebook has made some serious changes to its data collection practices, noted in a Wednesday blog post , following controversial revelations that data from 87 million users was collected by Cambridge Analytica . "We're also making changes to account recovery to reduce the risk of scraping as well". CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify on Capitol Hill over data-mining scandal; reaction from attorney Emily Compagno. (more...)
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCAU) Shares Up 9.2% Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCAU) Shares Up 9.2%
- April 05, 2018

The stock increased 9.22% or $1.84 during the last trading session, reaching $21.79. That is, if security is continuing higher in an uptrend, the amount of the protection should also increase and vice versa. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: FCAU ) has risen 87.39% since April 3, 2017 and is uptrending. The Stock shows P/E value of 3898 and Forward P/E of 27.37. (more...)
Hubble catches glimpse of farthest star ever seen Hubble catches glimpse of farthest star ever seen
- April 05, 2018

The star is at least 100 times farther away than any other star astronomers can study, with the exception of things like supernova explosions. NASA initially employed gravitational lensing to plot the locations of dark matter existing in various galaxy cluster, and thus answer more questions about the elusive pockets of matter that exist throughout the Universe, with the ultimate goal being to "better trace the history of star formation in the universe, over the past 13 billion years". (more...)
Bucks hold off Celtics as playoffs approach Bucks hold off Celtics as playoffs approach
- April 05, 2018

Boston is 10 in the league in rebounding with 44.4 boards per game and stand 20 with 22.4 assists per contest. Allen has appeared in just 12 National Basketball Association games as a rookie, averaging 3.3 minutes per game. The Raptors now are 3 in the league by averaging 112.3 points per game. Al Horford has 32.08 fantasy points per game. Toronto ranks sixth in points in the paint per game (48.6) while Boston ranks 28th (39.4). (more...)
Tinder testing video feature called Tinder testing video feature called "Loops"
- April 05, 2018

The app has been bringing up an error message to booted users, titled Facebook Permissions, stating that users need to provide more Facebook permissions in order to create or use a Tinder account. "Loops represents the next step in the evolution of our classic profile", Tinder's chief product officer Brian Norgard told TechCrunch . As of late, Tinder Loops only supports videos and Live Photos from the iOS Camera Roll. (more...)
Facebook CEO Zuckerberg to testify at House committee April 11 Facebook CEO Zuckerberg to testify at House committee April 11
- April 04, 2018

Last week, Mr. Zuckerberg declined to appear before a United Kingdom parliamentary committee seeking evidence on how companies acquire user data from Facebook, choosing to send a deputy instead, according to a letter from Facebook published by the parliamentary committee. (more...)
Breathtaking Stock: Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) Breathtaking Stock: Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC)
- April 04, 2018

A stock with a beta less than 1 is considered less volatile than the market; more than 1 means more volatile. Cls Investments Llc who had been investing in Intel Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $232.83 billion market cap company. (more...)
Nokia 6 (2018), Nokia 7 Plus, Nokia 8 Sirocco land in India Nokia 6 (2018), Nokia 7 Plus, Nokia 8 Sirocco land in India
- April 04, 2018

The smartphone is tipped to run Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box. The news comes amid the launch of the 2018 edition of the Android One-powered Nokia 6 . The front is largely dominated by a 6-inch Full HD+ display which has an aspect ratio of 18:9. Since we are already aware of the specifications of all the phones that launched today, it is the pricing that everyone was waiting to know. (more...)
Apple's working on curved iPhones with touchless gestures Apple's working on curved iPhones with touchless gestures
- April 04, 2018

Whether it will make it into the consumer iOS 11.4 release remains to be seen. In fact, many were surprised that these two features didn't make the final release - especially considering they were a staple of a number of betas leading up to the final release. (more...)
Far Cry 5 First Live Event Offers Weapon Skin and Outfit Far Cry 5 First Live Event Offers Weapon Skin and Outfit
- April 04, 2018

Ubisoft's open-world adventure Far Cry 5 has been garnering a lot of attention over the past week, and to keep the fun alive, the development team is now hosting a selection of various Far Cry 5 live events including the current Well Done challenge. (more...)
Apple Releases iOS 11.4 Developer Beta with AirPlay 2 Support
- April 04, 2018

It's rare that long-promised features like Messages in iCloud and AirPlay are outstanding at this point in the release cycle. Whether it will make it into the consumer iOS 11.4 release remains to be seen. Want to downgrade iOS 11.4 Beta back to iOS 11.3 or iOS 11.2.6? In any case, iOS 11.4 public beta 1 is available for anyone on the public beta channel right now. (more...)
Ghost Recon Wildlands Outlines Plans for Next Year's Season of Free Content Ghost Recon Wildlands Outlines Plans for Next Year's Season of Free Content
- April 04, 2018

Special Operation I is the first of four expansions coming sometime this year. There will also be a new game mode in Sabotage including all-new maps, a new class, a new perk, and a new explosive device. Ghost Recon Wildlands is bringing a substantial amount of new content to players for its Year 2 content plan, just announced today. Ghost Recon Wildlands players have the option to pick up the $29.99 Year 2 Pass which includes seven-day early access to the six new classes, an exclusive ... (more...)
Samsung drops security update support for Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge
- April 04, 2018

This surely removes any lingering hope of Samsung upgrading the S6 range to the Android Oreo operating system. Assuming this is really the handset in question, it'll boast an octa-core Snapdragon 660 that's paired with 4 GB of RAM . Both handsets will motor very speedily through anything you throw at them - but that said, the Samsung one is likely to stay fast for longer, having launched four months after its rival. (more...)
Spider-Man PS4 Trailer Showcases Street-Level Combat Spider-Man PS4 Trailer Showcases Street-Level Combat
- April 04, 2018

We do get to see a little bit of the non-scripted melee combat, where Spider-Man whips out a wooden crate and breaks it over the head of an enemy, while also getting low and webbing up another guy. They told how easily The Spider-Man will be using webs, swinging around and perform in close combat by switching fast. Insomniac announced the game back in 2016 at E3 and confirmed that this game is a standalone experience not linked to any of the movies. (more...)
Dallet wins state Supreme Court seat Dallet wins state Supreme Court seat
- April 04, 2018

Both candidates were backed by partisans. One of the Democratic challengers to Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan, of Wisconsin, immediately tried to raise money off the Dallet win. Dallet even beat Screnock in his own backyard, Sauk County. In Dane County, home to the liberal capital city of Madison, turnout was on pace to be 50 percent. (more...)
First person sentenced in Russian Federation probe draws 30 days, fine First person sentenced in Russian Federation probe draws 30 days, fine
- April 04, 2018

U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson also ordered Van der Zwaan to pay a $20,000 fine and undergo two months of supervised release upon his release from prison. Bryan U.S. Courthouse for an arraignment hearing on March 8, 2018 in Alexandria, Virginia. Unlike other defendants, Van der Zwaan did not enter into an ongoing cooperation agreement with the special counsel's office. (more...)
Is the Milky Way getting bigger? Spanish team proves it Is the Milky Way getting bigger? Spanish team proves it
- April 04, 2018

Our Solar System is situated within one of the Milky Way's arms that emerge from the central galactic disk as the Milky Way is, in fact, what astronomers call a spiral galaxy . For this reason, scientific models suggest the galaxy's disk should grow over time, in line with populations of bright, blue short-lived stars. Scientists at the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC) in Spain believe that it might have formed about 300 million years after the "Big Bang". (more...)
NASA Contracts Lockheed Martin To Build Quiet Supersonic X-Plane NASA Contracts Lockheed Martin To Build Quiet Supersonic X-Plane
- April 04, 2018

The experimental plane "will cruise at 55,000 feet (16,764 meters) at a speed of about 940 miles per hour (1,513 kph) and create a sound about as loud as a vehicle door closing, 75 Perceived Level decibel (PLdB), instead of a sonic boom", the USA space agency said in a statement. (more...)
Google equipping more rural school buses with Wi-Fi Google equipping more rural school buses with Wi-Fi
- April 03, 2018

It's a program that originally launched in 2016 in the Caldwell County school district of North Carolina. "A Rolling Study Hall is like an extended classroom". Within a year, schools reported to the company that students had higher standardized test scores, higher reading and math literacy, and that they tended to be more productive out of school. (more...)
Bharti Airtel is Offering 1000GB of Free Data for Broadband Customers Bharti Airtel is Offering 1000GB of Free Data for Broadband Customers
- April 03, 2018

Under the Airtel Big Byte Offer , the telco offers 500GB to 1000GB additional data for those who have subscribers to the monthly rental plans starting Rs. It should be noted that bonus data 1000GB is only valid for those who get the broadband connection from Airtel's website. Users also get access to Amazon Prime subscription with Rs 1,099 plan. (more...)
Apple to Replace Intel with Custom Mac Chips by 2020
- April 03, 2018

The company has quietly removed its Apple Watch app as of the latest iOS app update . This decision also marks a significant blow to the partnership that Intel and Apple formed, which was instrumental in helping to revive the Mac brand. (more...)
NASA backs robotic bees to explore Mars NASA backs robotic bees to explore Mars
- April 03, 2018

The 2018 NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) will come with a $125 000 award over nine months. Fourteen years ago, two rovers were set on the red planet of Mars. Kang's US-based team will work with a group in Japan, which has already built a hummingbird micro-air vehicle which can fly in Earth's atmosphere. The robotic mobility base would be created to be capable of travelling anywhere the astronaut can walk, and will also be useful as a transport for the extra-vehicular activity ... (more...)