Technology


Nokia 8 Pro running on Snapdragon 845 reportedly in the works
- February 23, 2018

Samsung is expected to make a huge splash on Sunday evening with the launch of its new S9 devices. "Camera specs are rumoured to be 13MP main and 12MP secondary, a 5MP camera on the front, and a 5.5" Full HD+ display. The device is expected to sports a 6-inch display with 18:9 aspect ratio. Onboard will be a Snapdragon 660 chipset with Adreno 512 GPU of this smartphone which is said to be the first full-screen device from the company. (more...)
Student Survivors of Florida Shooting Called 'Crisis Actors' Student Survivors of Florida Shooting Called 'Crisis Actors'
- February 23, 2018

It does not take a law degree or years of experience in policy to determine an immediate fix. David is a survivor of the recent school shooting . The term " crisis actors " has recently been used by conspiracy theorists who claim that mass shootings are staged. (more...)
Steve Jobs' typo-laden CV set to fetch £35800 at auction Steve Jobs' typo-laden CV set to fetch £35800 at auction
- February 23, 2018

The application details Jobs' desire for employment as "an electronics tech or design engineer" in 1973. Listing his name as "Steven Jobs", and an address as "reed college", the OR college he attended briefly, Jobs filled out the "Special Abilities" section with: "tech OR design engineer. (more...)
Customers irate as Aircel goes off air over 'network issues' Customers irate as Aircel goes off air over 'network issues'
- February 23, 2018

It reported an operating loss at ₹120 crore for the December 2017 quarter. The board of the telecom company, which has a Rs 15,500 crore debt, has been dissolved ahead of the move. They are rushing to apply for mobile number portability due to company's services. The Hindu Business Line reports that more than 5000 Aircel employees have themselves applied to port their numbers, but failed to do so. (more...)
Google Assistant gets multitasking skills and support for 30 languages Google Assistant gets multitasking skills and support for 30 languages
- February 23, 2018

The Assistant can already help you keep track of your day, control your smart home devices, make calls, find recipes and more. Google Assistant will speak more languages: Google's digital assistant is now available in eight languages. The company has also partnered with carriers Sprint, Koodo, Telus, and Vodafone to enable phone owners to ask the Assistant carrier-specific questions such as how many minutes or text messages they have left in their plans. (more...)
Tag: Samsung Max app Tag: Samsung Max app
- February 23, 2018

Alongside offering data savings and data compression features, Samsung Max provides regular reports to let you see which of your favourite apps are consuming the most of your data limit. For users who are now using Opera Max, they will receive an automatic upgrade to Samsung's own app starting on February 23. There are, however, other security and privacy options, as well as tools for reducing data usage. (more...)
Cat S61 makes pre-MWC debut with improved thermal imaging tech Cat S61 makes pre-MWC debut with improved thermal imaging tech
- February 23, 2018

The market for premium rugged smartphones is extremely niche. The ultra-rugged Cat S61 is made by Bullitt Group , which licenses the Caterpillar brand. The Cat S61 also features an integrated FLIR thermal imaging camera, which in itself boasts an expanded temperature range of 400 degrees Celsius. In fact, it has a feature to live stream these thermal images as well. (more...)
Google Play Store 9.0.15 APK build is now available to download Google Play Store 9.0.15 APK build is now available to download
- February 23, 2018

Google's reply app isn't yet available in the Play Store, but interested users can download and sideload the APK from APKmirror . Like other mobile payment apps, such as Apple Pay and Samsung Pay , Google Pay is aimed at enabling faster and more convenient purchases for people with smartphones. (more...)
YouTuber Who Claimed To Have Cured Her Own Cancer Dies From Cancer YouTuber Who Claimed To Have Cured Her Own Cancer Dies From Cancer
- February 23, 2018

In a video called " Cancer Transformation FAQ ", Lopez claimed: "The lemon-ginger blast helped me remove inflammation from my body", but acknowledged to experiencing "food withdrawals" during her 90-day juice cleanse. Since her aunt's death, Liz has disabled the comments section on her YouTube channel - and released a new video, titled "The Truth about Mari - CANCER, JUICING, & FAITH", in which she discusses Mari's passing, and states the pair were not trying to mislead people but "genuinely ... (more...)
Hot Ateca kicks off new Cupra brand Hot Ateca kicks off new Cupra brand
- February 23, 2018

The new Cupra Ateca features a 296bhp 2.0-litre TSI petrol engine used in the current Leon Cupra. It's capable of getting from 0-60mph in 5.2 seconds and reaching a top speed of 152mph. A light in the door shines the new Cupra logo and name on to the floor when you unlock the auto - helpful to remind you what you're driving. The company's vice-president for Sales and Marketing Wayne Griffiths believes that the brand will double its sales within the next five years. (more...)
Snapchat value drops $1.3 billion after Kylie Jenner's tweet Snapchat value drops $1.3 billion after Kylie Jenner's tweet
- February 23, 2018

Jenner, the half-sister of Kim Kardashian, tweeted: "sooo does anyone else not open Snapchat anymore?" The company's current market capitalisation is about $21 billion. Earlier this month, commenting on the backlash to changes with the Snapchat app, the company said that " updates as big as this one can take a little getting used to, but we hope the community will enjoy it once they settle in". (more...)
Kylie Jenner's tweet cost Snapchat $1.3 billion in market value Kylie Jenner's tweet cost Snapchat $1.3 billion in market value
- February 23, 2018

Later, she added, "Still love you tho snap", but it seems the damage may have already been done. Power users may hate it, but Snap thinks that the app stands a better chance in the long run with this new design. "With roughly 25 million followers, [Jenner] carries a loud mouthpiece that speaks to today's knee jerk reaction in shares". "Snap is doing the right strategic moves but needs to manage this process well", he said. (more...)
Rolls-Royce Phantom VIII launched at Rs 9.50 crore Rolls-Royce Phantom VIII launched at Rs 9.50 crore
- February 23, 2018

Legend has it that the Maharaja of Mysore ordered seven cars at a time, while The Last Nizam of Hyderabad, Sir Mir Osman Khan Siddiqi Asaf Jah VII, purchased over 50 Rolls-Royce motor cars over his lifetime. The Rolls-Royce Cullinan teaser series continues, with images of the 'Viewing Suite' that will be available in the upcoming "high-sided vehicle". (more...)
Blu's New Phone Sports Four Cameras Blu's New Phone Sports Four Cameras
- February 23, 2018

With this in mind, the mobile device includes a dual "super" selfie camera configuration with a 20-megapixel main sensor with f/2.0 aperture coupled with a secondary 8-megapixel 120-degree wide angle sensor that lets you fit more into your pictures. (more...)
White House: Trump 'supportive' of better background checks for gun buyers White House: Trump 'supportive' of better background checks for gun buyers
- February 23, 2018

President Donald Trump gestures to the media as he leaves the White House, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, in Washington . Cornyn and Murphy introduced their bill to improve federal background checks last November, days after a gunman killed more than two dozen people in a church in Texas. (more...)
Trump Calls Out Jeff Sessions Over Obama Investigation-And Misspells His Name Trump Calls Out Jeff Sessions Over Obama Investigation-And Misspells His Name
- February 23, 2018

President Donald Trump has responded to the news that the special counsel Robert Mueller indicted 13 Russian nationals and three entities over meddling in the 2016 USA election by hammering former President Barack Obama . Trump and Sessions were in the Oval Office together on Tuesday during an event honouring law enforcement officials. It's no secret that Trump hasn't been happy with Attorney General Jeff Sessions since he recused himself from the Russian Federation investigation. (more...)
Implantable Infusion Pumps market 2022: Size, Production, Prospects, Consumption And Cost Structure Implantable Infusion Pumps market 2022: Size, Production, Prospects, Consumption And Cost Structure
- February 23, 2018

Further, it gives classifications and technological framework for the Circulator Pump market . The Implantable Infusion Pumps market report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the Global Implantable Infusion Pumps market for 2017-2022. (more...)
Kendrick Lamar, SZA sued over All the stars video Kendrick Lamar, SZA sued over All the stars video
- February 23, 2018

It's an ethical issue , because what the whole film purports is that it's about black empowerment, African excellence - that's the whole concept of the story. On Monday, Viktor thanked her fans for their support on her Facebook page and told them that she was " seeking justice ". On Wednesday (February 21), the artist filed a lawsuit with not only Lamar, but SZA , who contributed to the song and visuals, too. (more...)
Mobile will support Always Connected PCs with Windows 10 and Snapdragon processors Mobile will support Always Connected PCs with Windows 10 and Snapdragon processors
- February 23, 2018

How much will such tablets cost? Are they subject to the same malware, ransomware, viruses and Trojans that affect regular Windows PCs? The devices, which run Microsoft's Windows 10 S operating system, will offer "always-on" LTE connectivity, and Microsoft claims that Qualcomm-powered PCs will resume "instantly" once opened, unlike traditional x86-powered laptops. (more...)
Clio High School freshman arrested after alleged threat of 'kill list' Clio High School freshman arrested after alleged threat of 'kill list'
- February 23, 2018

Two suspects were identified and have since been placed into custody at the Kalamazoo County Juvenile Home, Mlive.com reported . Earlier in the day Tuesday, a Somersworth High student was alleged to have made threats about shooting up the school. (more...)
Today's Brokerage Rating: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR), Pandora Media, Inc. (P) Today's Brokerage Rating: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR), Pandora Media, Inc. (P)
- February 23, 2018

The analysts wrote, "SCI delivered strong 2017 adjusted EPS of $1.55 (+20% y/y), which exceeded its original guidance of $1.29-1.43". The improvements in subscribers helped Pandora's shares rise as much as 8 percent, to $5.28, in after-hours trading Wednesday . (more...)
Lookout for These Two Stocks: Symantec Corporation (SYMC), Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI)
- February 23, 2018

The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.46, a quick ratio of 1.77 and a current ratio of 1.78. The Waverton Investment Management Ltd holds 599,320 shares with $38.66M value, up from 365,299 last quarter. The legal version of this piece of content can be viewed at https://www.thelincolnianonline.com/2018/02/22/activision-blizzard-inc-atvi-position-lowered-by-standard-life-aberdeen-plc.html. (more...)
EA Play to return in 2018 EA Play to return in 2018
- February 23, 2018

EA chose to go north, last year, to the Hollywood Palladium for an epic outdoor event. A new Battlefield was confirmed for October 2018 release as part of EA's last financial report. Last year, the company sold out ahead of time. With the event coming pre-E3, it'll be interesting to see how much of a splash EA chooses to make at the show proper with Battlefield 2018 . (more...)
State witness turning point in Netanyahu corruption case State witness turning point in Netanyahu corruption case
- February 23, 2018

Israeli media allege, without confirmation from the police, that Filber has reached a deal with Israeli police to testify against Netanyahu in the case. Last week, the police said sufficient evidence was found to charge Netanyahu in two separate bribery cases. Arens also slammed Netanyahu for accepting champagne, cigars, and whiskey from billionaires James Packer and Arnon Milchan."Receiving such gifts by a public figure is inappropriate", said Arens. (more...)
Nokia 8 Pro to Features 5 Back Cameras & Snapdragon 845 Nokia 8 Pro to Features 5 Back Cameras & Snapdragon 845
- February 22, 2018

The Nokia 8 already had a dual-camera setup on the back, along with OIS and phase-detection autofocus. The phone might get dual cameras on the front as well as the back of the phone. In the invitations sent out last month, Asus hinted the ZenFone 5 series will be announced at the event. USB-C port with Quick Charging and Android Oreo out of the box are the other talking points. (more...)
Multi-national Child Porn Racket Busted After Raids in Mumbai, Delhi: CBI Multi-national Child Porn Racket Busted After Raids in Mumbai, Delhi: CBI
- February 22, 2018

The numbers of the foreign nationals on the group will be shared with the respective countries as it's a global crime, CBI sources said. He further said that 20-year-old unemployed B.Com graduate Nikhil, whose father works at a jewelry shop, has been arrested from his hometown in Kannauj and that he will be brought to Delhi for further questioning. (more...)
Intel outlines plans to bring 5G to PCs next year Intel outlines plans to bring 5G to PCs next year
- February 22, 2018

The PC is a central hub for processing incredible amounts of data. Intel's service provider customers are building the foundation for 5G and transforming their network infrastructure to take advantage of the flexibility, scalability and cost advantages of software defined networks (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV). (more...)
Northern Senators Forum Sacks Pro-Buhari Lawmaker As Its Chairman Northern Senators Forum Sacks Pro-Buhari Lawmaker As Its Chairman
- February 22, 2018

We announce his immediate replacement with Senator Aliyu Wamakko. "Find the attached names and signatories of members", it read. The Nasarawa senator, who is a staunch supporter of President Muhammadu Buhari, was among the lawmakers to oppose amendments to the election timetable last week. (more...)
Teens Hold 'Lie-In' Outside White House To Demand Gun Reform Teens Hold 'Lie-In' Outside White House To Demand Gun Reform
- February 22, 2018

Numerous kids protesting aren't even old enough to vote yet , but they wanted to use their voices to not only show their parents that they are ready for change, but to send the message that even if they can't vote this year, they will be able to vote in the future, and on their minds is gun violence in their schools and gun reform . (more...)
Final Fantasy XV on PC Will Support Cross-Play With Xbox One
- February 22, 2018

The Square Enix rep, who's played a lot of the game on console, says he'd never noticed that Gladiolus had tattoos on his back - but now that his coat can flap about realistically you can see it. Lastly, those on Origin will be able to get a set of vehicle decals so long as they order the game before March 6. 2016's Final Fantasy XV is coming to PC at long last with a certain icon of the platform making an appearance. (more...)