Sci-tech


Introducing Group Video Chat Introducing Group Video Chat
- April 05, 2018

Meanwhile, group audio chatting can support 32 friends at once. When you're in a Group Chat , tap the video camera icon to start video chatting with everyone. Every conversation is unique! It also comes with another option that is to join in only on the voice call. Let your friends know who you're with or if you're thinking about them. (more...)
Mauro Icardi Misses Two Absolute Sitters In The Milan Derby Mauro Icardi Misses Two Absolute Sitters In The Milan Derby
- April 05, 2018

Former AC Milan captain Franco Baresi, who played alongside Wilkins, held up an AC Milan shirt with the ex-England captain's name on it moments before the derby got under way and also laid flowers in tribute. Icardi thought he had put the visitors ahead when he slotted home one-on-one but VAR ruled he was offside. Inter started the second half brightly and an Ivan Perisic cross hit the top of the crossbar before the first big miss from Icardi. (more...)
Games-Para-swimmer Pascoe to carry NZ flag in opening… Games-Para-swimmer Pascoe to carry NZ flag in opening…
- April 05, 2018

She also scored them some tickets to the opening ceremony event. An excited Sophie Pascoe is surprised there's a briefing for flag bearers at the Commonwealth Games. The Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony starts at 10pm our time. Long-distance runner Zane Robertson has pulled out of the New Zealand team for the Commonwealth Games. (more...)
New Zealand reach tea without loss New Zealand reach tea without loss
- April 05, 2018

Broad, Mark Wood and debut spinner Jack Leach all bagged two wickets but none of them had the answer against a tail which had also rescued New Zealand in the first innings, after collapsing to 36-5. Personally I think the European Central Bank should give Bayliss until at least the 2019 Ashes to prove his credentials. We need to take some of the good stuff from this week into the summer. (more...)
Pokemon Go Is Giving Out Rewards for Earth Day Events Pokemon Go Is Giving Out Rewards for Earth Day Events
- April 05, 2018

Niantic, the developer of Pokemon Go , has just announced that it will dish out rewards on Earth Day 2018 all in an effort to encourage its 20 million active users to get out and clean up their communities. If over 3,000 players join in the events, they will receive three times the normal amount of Stardust for catching Ground, Water and Grass-types. Sure, it's a bit insane that we need incentive from Pokemon Go to get out and clean up our communities, but it's a good idea nonetheless. (more...)
Review of Analysts Ranking: T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. (TROW)
- April 05, 2018

Rowe Price Group by 55.6% in the 3rd quarter. Front Barnett Associates Llc bought 2,674 shares as the company's stock declined 8.26% with the market. (NYSE:MO) earned "Buy" rating by Berenberg on Tuesday, December 19. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, September 28 by Goldman Sachs. Barclays Capital has "Underweight" rating and $84 target. (more...)
New Alexa update for Fire 7 and Fire HD 8 tablets New Alexa update for Fire 7 and Fire HD 8 tablets
- April 05, 2018

Interacting with a compatible Fire tablet works in pretty much the same way as you would expect with a dedicated device like an Echo or Echo Dot . Once enabled, device owners will be able to talk to Alexa without touching their tablet - asking her to do things like play a song, turn off the lights, start or pause a movie, check your calendar, control your smart home (including viewing video from connected cameras or doorbells) and more. (more...)
Facebook's Zuckerberg to testify before US House Commerce panel April 11 Facebook's Zuckerberg to testify before US House Commerce panel April 11
- April 05, 2018

Facebook now says it has examined the feature and is making changes to it. Facebook said Wednesday personal data on as many as 87 million users was improperly shared with British political consultancy Cambridge Analytica . You can't search for people on Facebook using their email or phone number anymore. Brad Parscale, the 2016 Trump campaign's main digital adviser who dealt regularly with Cambridge Analytica, did not immediately respond to a request for comment on Nix's claims. (more...)
Mustapha Bukar, senator representing Buhari's hometown is dead Mustapha Bukar, senator representing Buhari's hometown is dead
- April 05, 2018

Bukar , who was representing Katsina North Senatorial District, died at 63, in a private hospital in Abuja in the early hours of Wednesday. Senator Bukar died in the morning of Wednesday, April 4, after a brief illness according to Daily Nigerian. (more...)
Shares Crash As Trump Slams Amazon Again, Local Retailers Shares Crash As Trump Slams Amazon Again, Local Retailers "Love It"
- April 05, 2018

In fact, in July, Trump targeted the Post , wondering aloud whether the newspaper was being used by Amazon as a lobbyist weapon to prevent the government from looking too deeply into the retail giant's business practices. Postal Service . He stated that he wants this postal scam to stop. Yesterday Trump repeated his claims from last week that Amazon has been taking advantage of the US Postal Service . (more...)
Hitman: Definitive Edition to be Published by Warner Bros Hitman: Definitive Edition to be Published by Warner Bros
- April 04, 2018

Interactive Entertainment and IO Interactive have reached a publishing deal and we all benefit! Interactive Entertainment to release Hitman: Definitive Edition on PS4 and Xbox One . David Haddad, President of Warner Bros. For this game, Warner Bros Jas partnered with IO Interactive . IO Interactive CEO Hakan Abrak added: "We're super excited to be working with Warner Bros". (more...)
Xiaomi's Black Shark Gaming Phone Coming on April 13 Xiaomi's Black Shark Gaming Phone Coming on April 13
- April 04, 2018

The Apple of China Xiaomi is expected to launch a new gaming smartphone on April 13 through their subsidiary Black Shark Technologies. After months of testing, this device is finally ready to become official. Right in the middle of those two versions will be a variant with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. None of these have been confirmed by Xiaomi, so it's best to take them with a grain of salt. (more...)
Fortnite Vending Machines Added In New Content Update For Battle Royale Fortnite Vending Machines Added In New Content Update For Battle Royale
- April 04, 2018

The Fortnite vending machine item has now been added to Battle Royale . There is no purchase limit to the items available. Starting this week, Epic will drop new content without the need for an update. Battle Royale players can also enjoy an updated game mode, High Explosives v2. Some players also asked for the sporadic controller vibration issue to be fixed, but others are convinced that the vibrations are a part of the Meteor Easter egg, with players theorising that they're actually ... (more...)
China vows 'same strength' measure against United States tariff hike China vows 'same strength' measure against United States tariff hike
- April 04, 2018

China plans to impose tariffs on more than 100 American products with a combined trading value of over $50 billion, swiftly firing back at the U.S. just hours after the Trump administration made similar proposals on Chinese products. "We have the confidence and ability to respond to any USA trade protectionist measures", the MOC said. Voters already disapprove of Trump's handling of trade policy by 54 percent to 34 percent in the latest Quinnipiac University poll, with only Republicans and ... (more...)
Dell Alienware with 8th-Generation processors gaming laptops launched in US Dell Alienware with 8th-Generation processors gaming laptops launched in US
- April 04, 2018

Dell XPS 15 2-in-1 is available globally on Dell .com starting at $1,299.99 and the brushed onyx version available starting in May. Dell claims that the XPS 15 is built from premium materials and is available in several attractive finishes including the new platinum silver. (more...)
Woman wounds three at headquarters in California — YouTube shooting Woman wounds three at headquarters in California — YouTube shooting
- April 04, 2018

He thanked emergency workers for springing into action to help, and said that he and YouTube chief Susan Wojcicki were focused on supporting employees in the aftermath of the violence. The suspect, who died of apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, has been identified as 38-year-old Nasim Aghdam, two police officials were quoted as saying by the NBC . (more...)
President Trump wants military to secure US-Mexico border until wall built President Trump wants military to secure US-Mexico border until wall built
- April 04, 2018

President Trump made that statement during a luncheon meeting with visiting Baltic nation leaders. In 2010, President Obama sent 1,200 National Guard troops to the border. Just last week, it was reported that Trump was considering using part of his recently approved military budget to fund the border wall that was the foundation of his 2016 presidential campaign. (more...)
Apple Hires Google's Chief of Search and AI John Giannandrea Apple Hires Google's Chief of Search and AI John Giannandrea
- April 04, 2018

Over the past few years he has helped lead Google's push to integrate AI through its products, including Search, Gmail, and Google Assistant . "Our technology must be infused with the values we all hold dear", Tim Cook said said in an internal company email. (more...)
Amazon's Market Value Collapsed by more than $ 53 Billion over Rumours Amazon's Market Value Collapsed by more than $ 53 Billion over Rumours
- April 04, 2018

Amazon is the latest major USA tech stock to come under pressure after Facebook acknowledged earlier this month that millions of users' data had been improperly harvested by consultancy Cambridge Analytica . There have been rumours Trump has been stalking CEO Jeff Bezos to figure out how he can claw back some tax dollars. "Facebook's regulatory issues have put regulatory risk in the spotlight, and the 4.4% decline in Amazon's stock has raised questions on potential government ... (more...)
Wall Street set to open higher after tech-fueled slide Wall Street set to open higher after tech-fueled slide
- April 04, 2018

The Dow lost over 450 points when the market closed, while the tech-heavy Nasdaq erased over 2.7 per cent. Meanwhile, the Nasdaq Composite Index traded up 0.9% at 6,931, after erasing its gains for 2018 and now showing a year-to-date decline of 0.5% as of Monday's close. (more...)
Range Pixel phone aimed at emerging markets is reportedly in the works
- April 04, 2018

Reports have surfaced that the company is working on a mid-range Pixel , specifically made for emerging markets in South Asia. It will be interesting to see the price of the Google Home and Home Mini speakers in India. When it comes to hardware, Google has always been on the back seat. As previously reported , Google will be launching the Google Home devices in the Indian market. (more...)
Google will bring low-priced Pixel, Home speakers to India Google will bring low-priced Pixel, Home speakers to India
- April 04, 2018

The company may also launch Google WiFi in the country. The Google Assistant lets you have a conversation with Google to help you get things done in your world from telling you about your day, to finding the fastest route to work, or just setting an alarm for the next day all in Hindi. (more...)
Mozilla Announces Firefox Reality, a Dedicated Browser for VR and AR Headsets Mozilla Announces Firefox Reality, a Dedicated Browser for VR and AR Headsets
- April 03, 2018

Mozilla today announced that they are working on a web browser named Firefox Reality for virtual and augmented reality (or mixed reality) headsets. It's an open source, independent application created to be accessible on a wide variety of devices. (more...)
Chrono Trigger for PC to add original graphics option in April Chrono Trigger for PC to add original graphics option in April
- April 03, 2018

In time, perhaps Chrono Trigger on PC will truly be worth that price of admission. Purchasing the game on Steam before that date will net players bonus digital goodies like a musical medley composed of various songs from the game's soundtrack, digital liner notes from composer Yasunori Mitsuda, and six HD wallpapers. (more...)
Facebook Messenger now supports 360-degree photos and HD videos Facebook Messenger now supports 360-degree photos and HD videos
- April 03, 2018

Just take a panorama using your phone's Camera app or another third-party app of your choice and send it like you'd usually send a normal photo from the app itself or from your gallery. To share HD videos, users can either share a video saved on their smartphones or from News Feed. If you'd like, you can change the quality right from the marker on the lower right side when in full screen mode. (more...)
NYSE sets Spotify reference price at $132 NYSE sets Spotify reference price at $132
- April 03, 2018

Normally, companies spend their day doing interviews on the trading floor touting why their stock is a good investment. Spotify is the biggest company to ever go public via direct listing, and the first on the NYSE . It also allows the company to avoid some of the most frustrating aspects of a traditional public debut. "It has never been done for a company of this size". (more...)
Nokia 9 Leak: Full Specs Sheet Reveals Triple Cameras Nokia 9 Leak: Full Specs Sheet Reveals Triple Cameras
- April 03, 2018

The Nokia 9 may come with a 3,900 mAh battery setup. A day after the key specifications of the Nokia 9 were revealed by a leaked spec sheet spotted on a Finnish website, a video of the alleged smartphone has been uploaded on YouTube. There is no particular launch time frame mentioned for the handset. And, the dual-tone LED flash module appears to be positioned next to the camera arrangement in a vertical manner. (more...)
Overwatch Archives lore event starts next week Overwatch Archives lore event starts next week
- April 03, 2018

However, this is Kaplan we're talking about. It's now called " Overwatch Archives", and you can play in Story Mode or All Heroes Mode. "There's a lot of design and tech work to get us to that place and not just feel like a me-too game", he told Kotaku . (more...)
Acer's slimmest ever All-in-One now available in the US Acer's slimmest ever All-in-One now available in the US
- April 03, 2018

Set to arrive in USA stores later this month, Acer's new Aspire S24 desktop features a streamlined profile that's just 0.235 inches thick. Acer has also integrated a wireless device charger into the S24's base, allowing you to charge your smartphone or any other Qi-enabled device without the need to take up an extra USB slot on the machine itself. (more...)
Snapchat is rolling out group video chats like Messenger and Houseparty Snapchat is rolling out group video chats like Messenger and Houseparty
- April 03, 2018

Snapchat has announced Group Video Chat and Mentions - two major new features that will likely prove popular with users of the messaging-cum-social-media app. If any more join, it will become a voice chat that supports up to 32 people. Now, Snapchat will offer a way for up to 16 people to video chat. Once any of your friends accept the invite, a small bubble will come up right above your keyboard, and this is how you will know they've joined. (more...)