Technology


Project Loon balloons, from Google's Alphabet, to aid Puerto Rico Project Loon balloons, from Google's Alphabet, to aid Puerto Rico
- October 09, 2017

Google parent company Alphabet offered to send its Wi-Fi balloons . Tech companies are leading the charge so far when it comes to rolling out temporary services. What makes the Project Loon balloons so intriguing is how they are completely solar-powered. "To deliver signal to people's devices, Loon needs be integrated with a telco partner's network - the balloons can't do it alone", the spokesperson explains. (more...)
Debunked: Apple slows down older iPhones to encourage upgrades
- October 09, 2017

The new emoji will roll out with the iOS 11.1 update for iPhone and iPad. Futuremark has now stepped in to debunk this claim and thankfully it doesn't have to rely on Google searches; it has actual real-world performance data for iPhones to base its claims on. (more...)
Asus Zenfone 4 Lite smartphone with 13MP front camera launched Asus Zenfone 4 Lite smartphone with 13MP front camera launched
- October 09, 2017

The new smartphone falls under the budget phone category. Asus has not revealed the pricing and availability details for the Selfie Lite though the device is expected to be priced between PHP 7,995 (approx Rs 10,300) and PHP 8,995 (approx Rs 11,500) and it will go sale sometime this month. (more...)
Microsoft Stops Work On Windows 10 Features & Hardware
- October 09, 2017

In a series of Tweets , its operating system chief Joe Belfiore said it would continue to support consumers and businesses who have deployed the platform to employees, but that would be it. According to Belfiore, the company would pay money and even write apps for developers to try and win them over but ultimately, the volume of users was too low for most companies to invest. (more...)
Chinese state media report bloated battery in Apple's iPhone 8
- October 09, 2017

A fresh case of Apple's new iPhone popping open due to a swollen battery has been reported in state media in China , the world's biggest smartphone market where the USA firm is seeking to revive faltering sales. Several iPhone 8 Plus buyers tweeted out photos of the problem. The iPhone X also supports Dolby Vision and HDR10, which together should make the phototropic images and video contents look even more stunning. (more...)
Mercedes-Benz AMG Vision Gran Turismo stars in Justice League
- October 09, 2017

Tomorrow at 9am ET sees the release of the Justice League trailer, now check out a short teaser! In the latest Batman v Superman film for example, the character drives an Aston Martin DB 2/4 Mark III, the Dark Knight series saw Wayne step into various Lamborghini Murcielago models while the Keaton era-cars were limited to chauffeured classic Rolls-Royce! The concept also needed to grow by 110 percent in order to fit the physique of Bruce Wayne. (more...)
Godhra train burning incident: Gujarat High Court's verdict likely today Godhra train burning incident: Gujarat High Court's verdict likely today
- October 09, 2017

The 11 convicts that had been sentenced to deaths are Abdul Razzak Kurkur, Ismail Suleja, Jabbir Benyamin Behra, Ramzani Binyamin Behra, Mehboob Hassan alias Latiko, Siraj Bala, Irfan Kalandar, Irfan Patadia, Hassan Lalu, Mehboob Chanda and Salim Zarda. (more...)
Next Weeks Broker Price Targets For Nokia Corporation (NYSE:NOK)
- October 09, 2017

Lenox Wealth Management Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Nokia Corporation in the 2nd quarter valued at $589,000. Nokia Corporation makes up about 2.4% of Chou Associates Management Inc.'s holdings, making the stock its 14th biggest holding. (more...)
OnePlus 5 goes out of stock on United Kingdom store - OnePlus 6 incoming?
- October 09, 2017

Many other countries have listed the Slate Gray variant of the smartphone as out of stock. The availability is very limited in other markets across the globe as well. This contradicts recent reports of the OnePlus 5T being cancelled in favor of an early release of the OnePlus 6. It's hard to believe that OnePlus won't be selling a new handset until then. (more...)
ARMS Ver. 3.2 Trailer Teases New Character ARMS Ver. 3.2 Trailer Teases New Character
- October 09, 2017

The update (ver. 3.2) will be released sometime later this month. Update 3.2 will be adding a new fighting stage, achievement-esque badges, and possibly a new playable character - but probably just a new skin for an existing fighter. We see a character that looks like spring man, but he has a definitely more evil slant, with glowing eyes and surrounded by a menacing aura of flames. (more...)
Music has no boundaries, will help Indo-Pak bridge ties: Adnan Sami Music has no boundaries, will help Indo-Pak bridge ties: Adnan Sami
- October 09, 2017

Adnan Sami reacted by posting some pictures of a large gathering in his concert and tweeted "Bro ur a former CM.U shouldn't be so unnerved by a music concert". To end the tussle, Abdullah replied "Aren't you a big enough star?" Adnan returned the tweet: "Oh please Omar!" I don't. Enjoy Srinagar . Sami replied by calling Abdullah a "sadistic sore". (more...)
Today Analysts Focus on Apple Inc. (AAPL), Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK) Today Analysts Focus on Apple Inc. (AAPL), Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK)
- October 09, 2017

This ratio is calculated by dividing the market value of a company by cash from operating activities. The stock declined 0.24% or $0.01 reaching $4.19 on the news. The business had revenue of $2.28 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.07 billion. A number of large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. (more...)
Here's The First Jurassic World Evolution Game Footage Here's The First Jurassic World Evolution Game Footage
- October 09, 2017

This past weekend, at the Frontier Expo 17 event, fans got a closer look at some of the dinos that will be featured in the game, so that they could get an idea of what they'll be working with. You choose between these three experts and the contracts they offer to, for example, create the fiercest dinosaurs possible, simply make the best attractions to keep people happy, or try to advance our understanding of dinosaurs as much as possible. (more...)
New Cars Increasingly Loaded With Distracting Technology, Says Study New Cars Increasingly Loaded With Distracting Technology, Says Study
- October 09, 2017

The study, conducted by researchers at the University of Utah, tested 30 vehicle infotainment systems and found that all of them are distracting to some degree. In AAA's study, distraction was "very high" on 12 of systems, "high" on 11 and "moderate" on seven. Removing eyes from the road for just two seconds doubles the risk of a crash, according to previous research by AAA. (more...)
Samsung phone burst into flames, company blames third party battery Samsung phone burst into flames, company blames third party battery
- October 08, 2017

A Samsung Galaxy Grand duos phone has reportedly exploded in a man's pocket in Indonesia. The shocking incident took place inside Hotel Ciputra Semarang in the city of Semarang, Central Java of Indonesia, according to a report in ChannelNewsAsia. (more...)
Bethesda stands behind its anti-Nazi rhetoric in Tweet Bethesda stands behind its anti-Nazi rhetoric in Tweet
- October 08, 2017

The first " Wolfenstein " game in this trilogy set the stage for " Wolfenstein II", and that was years before the current political climate. In that way, Wolfenstein's setting is similar to Philip K. Here's what happened. Bethesda , for those who don't know, has started marketing its new game, Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus , by directly taking on the apparent rise of neo-Nazism and alt-right in the United States. (more...)
Karwa Chauth (Karva Chauth) 2017: Top Bollywood songs to celebrate the occasion Karwa Chauth (Karva Chauth) 2017: Top Bollywood songs to celebrate the occasion
- October 08, 2017

The rituals of Karwa Chauth are simple enough for every women to abide to. The moon will rise on Karwa Chauth at 08:27 PM. She asked her to observe the Karwa Chauth fast again with dedication and devotion to see her husband alive. From buying clothes to bindis and bangles, getting henna designs applied on their hands, upper arms and ankles and to buying dry fruits and candies, women are thronging the markets. (more...)
Here's our first look at the WhatsApp Business app for Android Here's our first look at the WhatsApp Business app for Android
- October 08, 2017

With dual-SIM phone models, users can register different mobile numbers for personal and work. The WhatsApp Business is likely to have the same green chat logo with the letter B in the center. The Business Settings is said to let you edit your profile and sent automated messages to the customers. The main page of your business profile has an expanding profile picture, your business' name, a Verified/Unverified status badge, and any other data you've entered. (more...)
Super Mario Odyssey new overview trailer: It's time to get excited Super Mario Odyssey new overview trailer: It's time to get excited
- October 08, 2017

Mario can use Cappy to take out bad guys, reach new areas, and reveal hidden items. This could be the most ambitious Mariogame we've seen in some time. Last month, Dave had the chance to try out a few more Super Mario Odyssey kingdoms, confirming the positive impression he had earlier in the year. (more...)
Fresh case of iPhone 8 Plus with popped out display registered Fresh case of iPhone 8 Plus with popped out display registered
- October 08, 2017

The issue involves charging a new iPhone 8 Plus and having the case burst open due to the battery swelling up. The photo below illustrates what exactly is happening to these impacted iPhones. Even the iPhone 8 Plus scored a 96 on it. Twitter, Facebook and others flooded with complaints about the poor battery performance, and weeks later it is still the case, according to security company Wandera . (more...)
Cracked iPhone 8 reported anew in China
- October 08, 2017

Correction October 6th, 4:37PM ET: The first swollen battery report occurred in Taiwan , not Thailand. A key feature of the of the premium Smartphone, which will be retailing at Sh104,999, is the dual lens camera, which puts it in direct competition with Apple's iPhone 7 plus that has a similar rear camera feature. (more...)
Top official: England could host Federation Internationale de Football Association 2022 as Qatar dubbed 'too risky'
- October 07, 2017

That is because there have been allegations of corruption during the bidding process and the building of the state-of-the-art stadiums. The report, which examined the risks surrounding the project, assesses the impact of the diplomatic crisis the country is now having with neighboring nations. (more...)
Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition Set for Release in Early 2016 Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition Set for Release in Early 2016
- October 07, 2017

Capcom is going to release Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition early next year. For those who already own a copy of the game, the new modes included in the " Arcade Edition " will be available to download. If they manage to beat four challenges in a month, an exclusive premium outfit will be rewarded. Other than that, the title gets a completely redesigned user interface and a new gallery of illustrations. (more...)
New New "God Eater" Project Officially Revealed as "God Eater 3"
- October 07, 2017

God Eater 3 does not yet have a confirmed release date or release platforms. In addition to this, a new mobile game called God Eater: Resonant Ops has also been announced, markin the beginning of a new era in the series. God Eater: Resonant Ops is an RPG set after the events of God Eater 2: Rage Burst , and early registration is now live in Japan for the iOS and Android project. (more...)
Technical Focus: What's Happening With Shares of Blackrock Global (BGT) Technical Focus: What's Happening With Shares of Blackrock Global (BGT)
- October 07, 2017

Currently, the 14-day ADX for Consumer Staples ETF Vanguard (VDC) is sitting at 22.19. Tushar Chanda developed the Aroon Indicator in 1995 to help traders determine the strength of a trend and whether pricing behavior was favoring a trend or sideways action. (more...)
Mercedes' Hamilton secures pole position for Japanese GP Mercedes' Hamilton secures pole position for Japanese GP
- October 07, 2017

Basically prepare for war. Once the penalty is applied, Raikkonen will start from 11th - hardly a favourable position for Ferrari and its hopes of stopping Lewis Hamilton this weekend. "It looked like we had more downforce so we need to see if this is the best thing for us, or if we can find a better compromise with the corners and then the straights". (more...)
Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime gets Android 7.0 Nougat update in India
- October 07, 2017

A lot of people are complaining that their handset is either delaying or not receiving a good portion of the text messages that have been sent to them. In addition to the Android Nougat OS update, the users also get updated to the August 2017 Android Security Patch. Most users were not happy with the Bixby button, and the option to disable it is the next best thing to remapping it to another function. (more...)
The Pixel 2 just stole one of iOS 11's best features
- October 07, 2017

The new Pixel Ambient Services app seems to be exclusively available for the newly launched Google Pixel 2 and Google Pixel 2 XL smartphones as of now. Sure, this feature can be disabled, even by drivers. Google says it determines the important bits by registering "device motion and Bluetooth connections", so being paired to a Bluetooth connection in the vehicle appears to be a necessity. (more...)
Bring petrol, diesel under GST to prevent profiteering: Rahul Bring petrol, diesel under GST to prevent profiteering: Rahul
- October 07, 2017

On Twitter, he said the textiles sector is the second biggest job generator that yearns for correcting the "distorted" GST structure. "Traders, MSMEs, small businesses suffer and cronies profit", he said. However there was no discussion in bringing fuel under the ambit of GST in the near future. He also asked the government to make GST "good and simple beyond rhetoric". (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S8, Note 8 Enterprise Editions Launched Samsung Galaxy S8, Note 8 Enterprise Editions Launched
- October 07, 2017

This year, Apple's iPhone 8 Plus stole the show with a DxOMark of 94. Last month when it launched the Galaxy Note 8 , it saw over 2,50,000 registrations, which speaks of the brand's popularity in the country. The phablet "breaks new ground" and is the "current class-leader for stills". The phone also comes standard with the Android 7.0 Nougat operating system, with Samsung's own skin overplayed, which is nice, clean and easy to use. (more...)