Technology


Those who bestowed awards on Suu Kyi must speak up Those who bestowed awards on Suu Kyi must speak up
- September 18, 2017

Myanmar's army chief has urged the country to unite over the "issue" of the Rohingya, a Muslim group that he says has no roots in the country and which his troops are accused of systematically purging. Several people at Sunday's rally in Edmonton also called on the government to strip Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi of her honourary Canadian citizenship. (more...)
Waymo seeks delay in self-driving trade secret trial against Uber Waymo seeks delay in self-driving trade secret trial against Uber
- September 18, 2017

Now a San Francisco federal court is scheduled to assemble a jury on October 10, but according to Recode , Alphabet says it would be "unfairly prejudiced if the trial proceeds as initially scheduled on October 10 without additional time to pursue this mountain of new evidence". (more...)
Destiny 2 Will be Offline for Four Hours Today
- September 18, 2017

The Destiny 2 server maintenance begins at 10am Eastern time or 7am Pacific time. Update 1.0.1.3 will definitely remove the remaining elements of the offensive KEK material from the game entirely, and fix some issues players have had with a SHEEP error appearing when joining Fireteams for the game's Nightfall Strikes. (more...)
Deepika's Padmavati movie to unveil its teaser and first look soon Deepika's Padmavati movie to unveil its teaser and first look soon
- September 18, 2017

Reportedly, the actors of the film have been taking extra efforts for the film. So when fans came up with Shahid new set of pics where we see him sweating it out at a sword fighting session, we knew the actor is putting in a lot of hard work. (more...)
Hackers used a massively popular PC cleanup tool to distribute malware Hackers used a massively popular PC cleanup tool to distribute malware
- September 18, 2017

In November a year ago the CCleaner app was downloaded more than 2 billion times, according to the company, and is installed by desktop users at a rate of 5 million a week. The presence of a valid digital signature on the malicious CCleaner binary may be indicative of a larger issue that resulted in portions of the development or signing process being compromised. (more...)
Big-match focus: Chelsea v Arsenal Big-match focus: Chelsea v Arsenal
- September 18, 2017

Despite the striker's solid start to life at Chelsea , some have suggested Morata needs to become a more impressive physical specimen, particularly after Sunday's draw. Luiz's red card will only rekindle these concerns. "Having already played that match, being able to win that match, being able to bring so much happiness to our fans was really a wonderful achievement". (more...)
Android Nougat rolled out for Samsung Galaxy On Nxt in India Android Nougat rolled out for Samsung Galaxy On Nxt in India
- September 18, 2017

The update also includes the Dual Messenger feature that lets you setup two accounts of a social networking site. Release updates too fast, and many devices will be left outdated. For multitasking, split screen is implemented along with a completely redesigned notification shade and much more. Samsung has now rolled out the Nougat 7.0 update for its Samsung Galaxy On Nxt smartphone also in India, Samsung launched the Galaxy On Nxt 64GB smartphone in India earlier this year with Android ... (more...)
New variant of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A launched, available in China New variant of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A launched, available in China
- September 18, 2017

The device comes with added features like Stereo Sound for enhanced gaming and multimedia experience, and a fingerprint sensor mounted on the back panel. In terms of connectivity, the Xiaomi Mi Max 2 supports dual-SIM dual standby using the hybrid dual-SIM slot (Micro-SIM + Nano-SIM/microSD). The secondary camera is 5-megapixels with a f/2.0 aperture lens. (more...)
Here's your first look at Nokia 9 and Nokia 2
- September 18, 2017

However, going by the reports, the camera of the Nokia 9 will be much better than that of the Nokia 8 which comes with a ZEISS powered dual cameras at the rear with a primary 13-megapixel color sensor with optical image stabilisation and a secondary 13-megapixel monochrome sensor. (more...)
There's a Hidden NES Golf Game on Every Nintendo Switch
- September 18, 2017

Earlier this year, an NES emulator was discovered being hidden within every Nintendo Switch by hackers, presumably to be used whenever the Virtual Console service rolls out. It also appears that this isn't just a coincidence as further investigation has revealed that the NES game was designed specifically to be compatible with the Switch, and that it will even support motion controls using the Joy-Con. (more...)
Asus ZenFone V With 23-Megapixel Rear Camera, Snapdragon 820 SoC Launched Asus ZenFone V With 23-Megapixel Rear Camera, Snapdragon 820 SoC Launched
- September 18, 2017

The new smartphone is listed on Asus' website but Verizon has not yet given any official word about the smartphone. And the details about the pricing and availability are also yet to be announced. The phone is backed by a 4GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage, which can be further expanded up to 256GB via micro SD card slot. Sadly, the device comes with ZenUI 3.0 (based on Android 7.0) and not the new ZenUI 4.0. (more...)
The meaning of Google's Samuel Johnson doodle The meaning of Google's Samuel Johnson doodle
- September 18, 2017

While, today you might just Google a word to find its meaning, in the earlier times the dictionary helped people understand complex words and hence the role of Samuel Johnson is huge. Johnson's dictionary had over 42,000 entries and it was considered to be the most comprehensive achievement of scholarship back in the day. The pages of the dictionary were almost 18 inches tall and the book was 20 inches wide when opened. (more...)
Apple iPhone 8 and the truth behind their prices Apple iPhone 8 and the truth behind their prices
- September 18, 2017

Rumors suggest the tech giant will launch a new phone with a bendable display , but such idea is yet to materialize. The Note 8 will compete with Apple's 10th-anniversary iPhone models, which will be revealed on August 12. If you were disappointed by the fiery disaster that was the Galaxy Note 7 , Samsung by all accounts had made up for it with the Galaxy Note 8. (more...)
Google unveils Tez, a secure mobile payment system for India Google unveils Tez, a secure mobile payment system for India
- September 18, 2017

However, all the bank accounts will have to have the same registered mobile number. In addition to the support for banks, Tez also supports online payment partners which include Dominos, RedBus, and Jet Airways. The payments can be made for online goods, physical stores, and person-to-person transfers. In a sense, developing markets like India have even more potential for mobile-based payment services than more mature countries like the US, where there is already widespread use of cards ... (more...)
LTE Apple Watch Will Cost $10 Per Month LTE Apple Watch Will Cost $10 Per Month
- September 18, 2017

The OLED display on the iPhone X is certainly more handsome than the displays on either the iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus - colors should be richer and contrast should be substantially better. Apple even designed its own GPU, a three-core version that's up to 30 percent faster than the GPU in the iPhone 7 . The cameras on iPhone 8 Plus are custom tuned for the ultimate AR experience. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S9 could be a modular smartphone Samsung Galaxy S9 could be a modular smartphone
- September 18, 2017

AT&T offers the Galaxy Note 8 for $949.99, split into 30 monthly payments on AT&T Next, and both Verizon and Sprint will happily allow you to finance the device at $960. LG's phone also has a almost borderless 5.7-inch screen with a sharper resolution compared to Apple's smartphone (2,880 x 1,440 versus the iPhone X's 2,436 x 1,135 display). (more...)
Apple confirms release date of Apple Watch Series 3 in Thailand Apple confirms release date of Apple Watch Series 3 in Thailand
- September 18, 2017

Also on pre-order is the Apple TV 4K and Watch series 3 , with all products set to ship on September 22nd. Technically, the launch date is exactly seven days away, but either demand is too strong or supply too weak for Cupertino to commit to September 22 deliveries. (more...)
Samsung announces release date of Note 8 in Egypt Samsung announces release date of Note 8 in Egypt
- September 17, 2017

While Apple is taking on other rival smartphone manufacturers like Samsung with the new iPhone X , iPhone 8 , and iPhone 8 Plus , the truth of the matter is, it has always tried to break price barriers. Samsung's AMOLED displays are the best in the business and with HDR built in it has better specs than my TV. We will keep you updated with latest developments in this topic. (more...)
Mobile backtracks: Apple Watch Series 3 will now get LTE speeds
- September 17, 2017

But the company also introduced a new version of its wearable: the Apple Watch Series 3 . The current CEO Tim Cook has debuted the anniversary edition. In most cases completing an order took only a couple minutes. Music can also be set to play automatically when starting a workout. The phone will be available in storage options of 64GB and 256GB. (more...)
Android's Clear Advantage Over Apple iPhone X Android's Clear Advantage Over Apple iPhone X
- September 17, 2017

The pictures of the phone do not show a fingerprint scanner, and it wouldn't be surprising to see a fake FaceID tech integrated within. The GooPhone I8 is the other name of GooPhone X. It's now 2017, and the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X are the first of Apple's iPhones to feature wireless charging . Many Android smartphones, even earlier ones from around 2013, had screen to body ratios above 70 percent, like the LG G3 and Galaxy S4. (more...)
The Pirate Bay may use your PC to mine cryptocurrency The Pirate Bay may use your PC to mine cryptocurrency
- September 17, 2017

Considering that "Piracy websites" do not really depend upon advertising for a stable source of income, some of them tend to use other means. Needless to say, the reaction has not been good - even from the Pirate Bay's own moderators. This code makes use of visitor's processors to mine Monero digital coins. Shortly after this was reported by TorrentFreak , The Pirate Bay confirmed to the site that it was using the miner as part of a 24-hour test to see if it could be used as a ... (more...)
Revenue Approximations Analysis: TechnipFMC plc (FTI), Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (CDNS)
- September 17, 2017

Stonegate Mtg Corp now has $206.32 million valuation. It closed at $1.3 lastly. It has outperformed by 84.06% the S&P500. Citigroup Inc reported 338,586 shares. In other news, CEO Lip Bu Tan sold 100,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, July 17th. Investors sentiment increased to 1.32 in 2016 Q4. (more...)
U.S. operators open pre-sales for new Apple smartphones, smartwatch
- September 17, 2017

Apple has announced price cuts for its iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus , iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus smartphones in the India. If you're afraid of a questionable character unlocking your phone with your face while you're sleeping, you're not alone. (more...)
Du to launch new iPhone 8 models on Sept 23 Du to launch new iPhone 8 models on Sept 23
- September 17, 2017

John Legere just tweeted out that T-Mobile will not be putting a cap on data speeds for the Apple Watch Series 3 . Thanks to a new W2 chip strengthening the battery, Apple Watches can now work with cellular. With these unique features and specifications, Apple's iPhone 8 has introduced itself as the smartest in the lot of various domestic and global smartphone brands. (more...)
Falconets beat Tanzania 3-0 in Benin City Falconets beat Tanzania 3-0 in Benin City
- September 17, 2017

The Nigerians continued to lay siege to the opposition territory but could not find a second goal as they went into the break with a solitary goal. Tule shot Nigeria ahead through a free kick in the 22nd minute of the tie at the newly refurbished Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium . (more...)
International Olympic Committee crowns Paris 2024, Los Angeles 2028 in unique double
- September 17, 2017

Los Angeles 2028 officials, who had agreed to step aside in the race for 2024 in exchange for a package of financial sweeteners, said the IOC's willingness to award two games at the same time had been a game-changer. Paris , with a total Games budget of $8.09 billion, had failed with previous attempts to land the 1992, 2008 and 2012 Olympics. The Los Angeles planning committee estimates that the games will cost $5.3 billion. (more...)
Apple's iPhone X: Face ID, no home button, $999 Apple's iPhone X: Face ID, no home button, $999
- September 17, 2017

Speakers will be louder and offer deeper bass. Some Android phones have also previously eliminated the home button and added edge-to-edge screens. The cheapest of the iPhone 8 models have 64 gigabytes of memory, up from 32 gigabytes in previous models, and will sell for $699 and $799. (more...)
14 babas have been declared fake 14 babas have been declared fake
- September 17, 2017

The 14 blacklisted spiritual leaders are Ram Rahim, Asaram and son Narayan Sai, Radhe Maa aka Sukhwinder Kaur, Nirmal Baba aka Nirmaljeet Singh, Khushi Maharaj, Sachidanand Giri aka Sachin Datta, Om Baba aka Vivekanand Jha, Ichchhadhari Bhimanand aka Ram Murat Dwivedi, Rampal, Swami Aseemanand , Om Namo Shivay Baba , Brihaspati Giri and Malkan Giri. (more...)
Dragon Ball FighterZ adds Yamcha, Tien, and original character Android 21 Dragon Ball FighterZ adds Yamcha, Tien, and original character Android 21
- September 16, 2017

Revealed in the latest issue of the Japanese magazine V-Jump, the new character was designed by series creator Akira Toriyama and will take part in the game's alternate timeline story based around the gentle Mohawk giant we all know as Android 16. (more...)
Trump praises Florida for Irma effort Trump praises Florida for Irma effort
- September 16, 2017

Stepped-up efforts came after the eight deaths at the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills, which shocked Florida's top leaders even as they surveyed destruction from a storm that spread its punishing effects across the entire state. Hollywood is located in southeast Florida between Miami and Fort Lauderdale. On Thursday, the city's law enforcement was granted a search warrant in an ongoing investigation. (more...)