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Twitter testing end-to-end encrypted messaging Twitter testing end-to-end encrypted messaging
- May 08, 2018

Twitter isn't the first mainstream service to introduce end-to-end encryption for its messages. It can stop private communications from being intercepted by third parties-be they hackers, governments or police-and became popular in the wake of the 2013 Edward Snowden revelations . (more...)
It's never cloudy on this newly discovered exoplanet It's never cloudy on this newly discovered exoplanet
- May 08, 2018

The group of astronomers investigated the atmosphere of the WASP-96b as the planet moved past its star. Led by University of Exeter PhD student Jessica Spake, the team used Hubble's Wide Field Camera 3 to locate the chemical element in the exoplanet WASP-107b. (more...)
Elon Musk says he'll turn trash from tunneling into homes Elon Musk says he'll turn trash from tunneling into homes
- May 08, 2018

Or does he really want to start his own candy company to prove Buffet wrong? The company was recently cranking out 2,270 Model 3s a week, short of the 2,500 that Musk promised would be produced weekly by the end of the quarter. Buffett often cites See's sweets as a company with a wide moat , because of the company's loyal, entrenched customer base, particularly on the West Coast-making it hard for any rival chocolate chains to steal any business from See's. (more...)
Tourism's carbon impact three times larger than estimated Tourism's carbon impact three times larger than estimated
- May 08, 2018

The study, conducted by Integrated Sustainability Analysis supply-chain research group at the University of Sydney , marks the first time that the global carbon footprint of tourism and travel has ever been fully calculated taking into account all aspects of the tourism supply chain. (more...)
Nintendo Switch Online Service Gets Updated Details Including Cloud Saves Nintendo Switch Online Service Gets Updated Details Including Cloud Saves
- May 08, 2018

Crazy Justice will release on PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC at the end of this year. Which games require a Nintendo Switch Online membership to access online play? 3, The Legend of Zelda , tennis , Dr. Japan is also getting a yearly "family plan" for 4,500 yen, usable with up to eight accounts. Parents may use Nintendo Switch Parental Controls to set restrictions for online play; restrictions for the Nintendo Online Service app can be managed with your smartphone's ... (more...)
Astronomers figured out what happens after the death of the Sun Astronomers figured out what happens after the death of the Sun
- May 08, 2018

It marks the end of stellar lives in 90 percent of cases, but until now scientists were not sure if something similar might happen to our sun , as well. "What we've shown is that the core will be hot enough in five to 10 thousand years after the outer layers have been ejected, and that is quick enough", said Zijlstra. (more...)
Microsoft is Bringing Windows Timeline to its Android Launcher Microsoft is Bringing Windows Timeline to its Android Launcher
- May 08, 2018

It builds on the success of the similar AI for Earth initiative. Smart devices are proliferating, with more than 20 billion connected devices expected by 2020 globally. There will be also be support for deeper SharePoint integration in Teams and the ability to view Power BI Visualizations in Excel. The highlight here is support for Cognitive Services for edge deployments. (more...)
Microsoft is bringing major Windows 10 features to Android and iPhone Microsoft is bringing major Windows 10 features to Android and iPhone
- May 08, 2018

You can catch the livestream here tomorrow, May 8, starting at 8:30 a.m. PT (11:30 a.m. ET, 4:30 p.m. UK), or on Microsoft's site . If the grant recipients' projects prove useful, Microsoft will provide additional funding and help "bring them to scale". (more...)
Amazon now offering deals on Fire TV, Echo, and Fire devices Amazon now offering deals on Fire TV, Echo, and Fire devices
- May 08, 2018

Amazon is offering discounts on a variety of Echo, Kindle , and Fire devices, just in time for husbands and sons who are looking for Mother's Day gifts. These deals will only last as long as Amazon's inventory though, so take advantage while you can if you want to be sure they ship in time for Mother's Day. (more...)
Nintendo Already Hiring For the Next Legend of Zelda Game Nintendo Already Hiring For the Next Legend of Zelda Game
- May 08, 2018

The fact that Nintendo is asking for a designer with console experience would seemingly indicate that they are working on a new Zelda game for the Nintendo Switch rather than the 3DS. You might think a playable Zelda mod would be straightforward, but modders are going above and beyond. Furthermore, it looks like this level designer job is likely for the Switch and not for mobile devices. (more...)
United Kingdom police force's facial recognition tech keeps misidentifying people as potential criminals United Kingdom police force's facial recognition tech keeps misidentifying people as potential criminals
- May 08, 2018

South Wales police began trialling the technology in June previous year in an attempt to catch more criminals. It turns out that those deployed at a major soccer match in Wales a year ago flagged up thousands of potential matches with faces stored on a custody database-and a whopping 92% were false positives. (more...)
Destiny 2: Expansion II - Warmind is Ready for Launch Destiny 2: Expansion II - Warmind is Ready for Launch
- May 08, 2018

And, of course, there will be campaign missions on both Mars and Hellas Basin. The trailer highlights some of the new gear that's coming with the expansion , like the Worldline Zero exotic sword, the Polaris Lance exotic scout rifle, and The Huckleberry, an exotic submachine gun. (more...)
You May Soon Be Able To Add Music To Instagram Stories You May Soon Be Able To Add Music To Instagram Stories
- May 08, 2018

Also, the famous app Musical.ly could face some trouble if Instagram updates the feature because the app is already allowing users to sing along a song clip. Instagram has seen a lot of success with its iteration of the Stories feature and it appears that the company wants to make it more fun for the millions of users who use this feature. (more...)
Build 2018: Microsoft brings Windows 10 Timeline feature to Android and iOS Build 2018: Microsoft brings Windows 10 Timeline feature to Android and iOS
- May 07, 2018

Until then, we do know that the feature will roll out "soon", with members of the Windows Insider Program getting first crack. Microsoft is taking cross-platform experiences in Windows 10 a step further with updates to Microsoft Launcher on Android and Microsoft Edge on the iPhone. (more...)
NASA's 'Wall-E' And 'Eva' MarCO Satellites Call Home From Outer Space NASA's 'Wall-E' And 'Eva' MarCO Satellites Call Home From Outer Space
- May 07, 2018

The cubesats will try to send data back to Earth from InSight during the lander's perilous entry, descent and landing sequence, which will take seven minutes. The twin Mars Cube One (MarCO) mini-spacecraft have also been launched from dispensers mounted on the aft bulkhead carrier of the Atlas V Centaur second stage. (more...)
Volvo cars to embed Google tools in its infotainment system Volvo cars to embed Google tools in its infotainment system
- May 07, 2018

Further, and possibly what is my favorite tweak, Google is adding better support for media search. New visual templates are coming to Android Auto , allowing devs to use "a fresh new design [that] enables media apps to make their content more accessible". (more...)
Adobe Systems (ADBE) Holdings Boosted by CIBC Asset Management Inc
- May 07, 2018

It has outperformed by 55.16% the S&P500. The stock trades on a P/S of 3.19, which suggests that the shares are attractive compared with peers. About 2.54 million shares traded or 7.83% up from the average. Adobe Systems has a 52-week low of $130.82 and a 52-week high of $233.17. The stock rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with "Overweight" on Wednesday, November 22. (more...)
Fitbit Versa and Ionic pick up Quick Replies and female health tracking Fitbit Versa and Ionic pick up Quick Replies and female health tracking
- May 07, 2018

Dexcom is among the companies offering a Fitbit smartwatch app to improve diabetes management relaying blood glucose data from Dexcom's devices to the watches to sit alongside activity data. The Fitbit Versa and Ionic are two solid fitness watches that ... All Fitbit users will have access to these new features, but Versa and Ionic owners will be able to see that information on their watch faces. (more...)
Morgan Stanley Reiterates $376.00 Price Target for Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Morgan Stanley Reiterates $376.00 Price Target for Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA)
- May 07, 2018

About 8.57M shares traded or 9.17% up from the average. It has underperformed by 8.23% the S&P500. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website . Fedex Corp (NYSE:FDX) was raised too. Since December 13, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 9 insider sales for $3.87 million activity. 1,000 shares valued at $330,056 were sold by FIELD JOHN DOUGLAS on Thursday, February 15. (more...)
Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR teased before Worthersee Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR teased before Worthersee
- May 07, 2018

Should the name be familiar, it is because Volkswagen already has a track-only vehicle of the same name introduced back in 2016. The German brand has revealed a series of sketches for a road-going TCR edition hatch based on the race-ready Golf GTI that competes in the popular World Touring Car Cup. (more...)
Microsoft agenda: Cloud computing, artificial intelligence Microsoft agenda: Cloud computing, artificial intelligence
- May 07, 2018

When and where is Build 2018 happening? While this year's Build keynotes probably won't have as much on offer for non-developers we should still get to see a glimpse of what Microsoft has in store for Windows 10 users going forward, including Sets and Cloud Clipboard. (more...)
Nokia 5 (2018) is coming, HMD Global executive teases Nokia 5 (2018) is coming, HMD Global executive teases
- May 07, 2018

HMD Global-owned Nokia has made something of a remarkable comeback past year in the smartphone segment with its Nokia 3, 5 and, 6 smartphones. While the smartphone was launched with Android Nougat out-of-the-box, it has since been updated to Oreo. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S10 codenamed 'Beyond' tipped for a January 2019 launch Samsung Galaxy S10 codenamed 'Beyond' tipped for a January 2019 launch
- May 07, 2018

South Korean giant Samsung has been working on the Galaxy X for years. The Bell has learned from its sources that Samsung is scheduled to receive components for the foldable phone starting from November this year. Each panel is speculated to be sized around 3.5 inches. When two screens are open together, it creates a larger 7-inch display. Since the company had used the MWC 2018 platform to debut the Galaxy S9 , initial rumors have claimed that the Galaxy S10 - the 10 ... (more...)
Here's the complete detail about this new feature — Instagram payment app Here's the complete detail about this new feature — Instagram payment app
- May 07, 2018

Popular social networking site Instagram has launched a new update that ensures to offer delightful shopping experience to its users. Users can add their card details and can see it under Settings in the app. Though this might be the UPI feature, reports indicate that this payment feature can also be utilised to shop in Instagram directly. Instagram's rival platform Snapchat recently introduced its "Shoppable AR" to its platform - a feature that allows advertisers to sell products directly ... (more...)
Apple finally addresses microphone issues for iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 plus Apple finally addresses microphone issues for iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 plus
- May 07, 2018

The users report the mic on their iPhones does not work anymore and they also report the speaker during calls, seems to be greyed out. It hasn't announced the problem publicly though, distributing an internal document amongst its Apple Authorized Service Providers instead. (more...)
Friday prayers forcibly stopped by Hindu extremists at several places in Haryana Friday prayers forcibly stopped by Hindu extremists at several places in Haryana
- May 07, 2018

The namaz in open space controversy began on 20 April, when six people disrupted Friday namaz at a vacant plot in Gurugram's Sector 53, where about 500 men gathered on the government-owned plot to offer prayer, when the accused disrupted the namaz with alleged chants of "Jai Shri Ram" and "Radhe Radhe". (more...)
Quake Champions Getting Bot Support Quake Champions Getting Bot Support
- May 07, 2018

Dean stated that there will be a skill slider to accommodate these different levels of play. "They're going to be more just kind of running around, staying on the ground". In terms of the new gore model, although that may not sound impressive, the following video highlighting the changes (posted to Twitter) shows the detail gone into turning a Quake Champion into a fleshy house of cards that will "realistically" break apart. (more...)
Denuclearisation Pledge Not a Result of US Sanctions: North Korea Denuclearisation Pledge Not a Result of US Sanctions: North Korea
- May 07, 2018

Moon is expected to share the detailed outcome of his summit with Kim last month and convey the North Korean leader's intentions to Trump. North Korea said U.S. It remains unclear if Kim has relaxed that demand as he turns to diplomacy with adversaries after a year of escalating tensions. Trump said that withdrawing USA forces from South Korea is "not on the table". (more...)
Getting Feedback on New Tools to Protect People's Privacy | Facebook Newsroom Getting Feedback on New Tools to Protect People's Privacy | Facebook Newsroom
- May 06, 2018

Match Group, the parent company of Match.com, saw its stock drop more than 22 percent. The panic could be short-lived, analysts for PiperJaffray said in a note to clients shortly after the announcement . So, if Facebook makes up its mind to harness the data and analytical competence to bring together people with similar personalities, interests and values, the company may even succeed in finding them their ideal partners, even better than who they would have picked themselves. (more...)
Researchers says crocodile like classical music Researchers says crocodile like classical music
- May 06, 2018

You're a scientist who wants to better understand how the reptilian brain responds to sound. An worldwide research team led by the Department of Biopsychology at Ruhr-Universität Bochum in Germany investigated what happens in a crocodile's brain when it hears complex sounds. (more...)