Technology


Behind the Scenes as Trump Councils Fell Apart Behind the Scenes as Trump Councils Fell Apart
- August 19, 2017

This was despite the heads of drug-maker Merck , sports apparel giant Under Armour, tech multinational Intel, the Alliance for American Manufacturing and the largest group of unions in the United States, the AFL-CIO, all quitting the council. (more...)
Nigeria database shows how government official collected N400bn bribe in 1 year Nigeria database shows how government official collected N400bn bribe in 1 year
- August 19, 2017

According to Daily Trust, NBS revealed that bribes were paid 82.3 million times by Nigerians between 2015 and 2016, police officers were said to have asked directly for bribes most times. "For the avoidance of doubt, since the inception of the present administration of the Nigeria Police Force in July 2016, after the reported survey has been conducted and concluded, the inspector-general of police has introduced and implemented diverse internal reforms aimed at bringing corruption to zero ... (more...)
Bandai Namco Brings Tekken On Mobile, Available Now in Canada Bandai Namco Brings Tekken On Mobile, Available Now in Canada
- August 18, 2017

Tekken , the world's most successful fighting game franchise has been brought to mobile! Those willing to shell out a few dollars can speed the up process of unlocking characters. There are also online versus battles in a Dojo Challenge mode where you build teams of attackers and defenders to compete in monthly seasons for unique rewards. (more...)
Investor's Buzzer -: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (HPE) Investor's Buzzer -: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (HPE)
- August 18, 2017

Guardian Life Insurance Co. of America increased its position in Hewlett Packard Enterprise by 0.7% in the first quarter. First National Bank & Trust Co. Next quarter's EPS is forecasted to be $0.42 with next year's EPS projected to be $1.34. The company's quarterly revenue was down 22.1% compared to the same quarter previous year. (more...)
Dissidia Final Fantasy NT Gets A Release Date And Special Editions Dissidia Final Fantasy NT Gets A Release Date And Special Editions
- August 18, 2017

As we noted before, NT will have players picking three-person squads from a 20-character roster of Final Fantasy heroes and villains - including FF XV's glum prince Noctis, as we heard at E3. This Collector's Edition includes a steelbook case, collector's box, a 21cm Warrior of Light figurine, 15-track soundtrack, 80-page hardback artbook, and a Season Pass allowing access to an impending six post-launch DLC characters. (more...)
Coolpad launches new smartphone Cool M7 in China Coolpad launches new smartphone Cool M7 in China
- August 18, 2017

The smartphone comes with 6GB RAM and 13MP dual rear camera setup. The lack of a fingerprint scanner at the back means it is embedded into the Home button. Backing the device is a 3,200 mAh battery and the Cool M7 is pretty sleek, thanks to the thickness of just 6.9 mm. Coming to the Operating System , the Coolpad Cool M7 runs on the latest Android 7.1.1 Nougat software with Cool UI customizations. (more...)
Essential Phone will have new accessories every few months Essential Phone will have new accessories every few months
- August 18, 2017

Rubin further said that the Essential Phone will also be receiving security updates for three years, which is till 2020. The Essential Phone is also available on Essential.com, Amazon and Best Buy , for use with all major operators in the US. (more...)
New Ways to Reply with Photos and Videos New Ways to Reply with Photos and Videos
- August 18, 2017

These features do sound familiar. The process is simple: Just hit "reply" and snap a selfie of the image you'd like to include. If you receive a photo or video, there's now a reply button in the conversation thread. Users should update the Instagram app on the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store. Aside from adding threaded comments and the new reply mode, Instagram also recently added new customizable Face Filters for Stories . (more...)
Micromax Evok Dual Note Price In India Specifications Features Review Comparison Micromax Evok Dual Note Price In India Specifications Features Review Comparison
- August 18, 2017

Exchange offers are also available on the phone. Micromax claims that the phone "is an amalgamation of superlative camera quality" and also "ideal performance". The device runs Android 7.0 Nougat that is bundled with exciting features. In terms of optics, Micromax Evok Dual Note houses a dual rear camera setup that comes combined with a 13-megapixel primary sensor and a 5-megapixel secondary sensor. (more...)
Android Instant Apps now support 500 million devices
- August 18, 2017

Now instead of going to the Play Store and installing it, you can just launch the app directly is that app supports Android Instant Apps module which makes it accessible without installing it. Jet , a shopping platform based in the United States, since launch of their instant app have seen conversion rate increased by 27 percent. Google officially launched Android Instant Apps a few months back at this year's I/O in June, and since that time, the company has been doing as much as it can to ... (more...)
Crackdown 3 Delayed Until 2018 Crackdown 3 Delayed Until 2018
- August 18, 2017

Loftis said it was a hard call to move the release date, adding that gamers can now expect it to arrive next spring. Reports began to surface that the campaign, cooperative mode and the Wrecking Zone mode for Crackdown 3 were all being delayed . (more...)
Reddit publicly announces native video hosting Reddit publicly announces native video hosting
- August 18, 2017

Now it looks like Reddit wants to do the same for videos . The new video player is connected to the Reddit app , but it can be used for any clip from a user's library, so long as that video is under fifteen minutes in length. The changes are created to ensure that content creators no longer have to go through a "time-consuming" process to post video. This is the latest development in Reddit's native hosting attempts. (more...)
Stars align for eclipse weather Stars align for eclipse weather
- August 18, 2017

Forget yesterday's news. Get what you need today in this early-morning email. There are plenty of urban legends about "alternative" ways to protect your eyes while watching a solar eclipse: smoked glass, CDs, several pairs of sunglasses stacked on top of each other. (more...)
How Does Apple iPhone 8 Wireless Charging Feature Work? How Does Apple iPhone 8 Wireless Charging Feature Work?
- August 18, 2017

Long-range wireless charging has been long expected in the iPhone 8. The iPhone 8 and iPhone 7s duo are all rumored to support wireless charging, and a new component leak seems to confirm those reports. Apple also joined the Qi Wireless Power Consortium in February this year, giving indications of its strong interest in the technology. "We look forward to working together with the WPC and its members", the company had told Business Insider at the time. (more...)
Facebook will soon purge video clickbait from the News Feed Facebook will soon purge video clickbait from the News Feed
- August 18, 2017

An example of a photo with a fake play button that leads to a sketchy website. Facebook's algorithm actively promotes videos, especially longer ones . Facebook is taking yet another step to cut back on fake and misleading content on the service. Users started noticing static images disguised as videos a little while ago where some pages were gaming Facebook's algorithm by just uploading static memes as 10-second videos. (more...)
Nokia 8 with ZEISS optics, dual camera and 360 degree audio launched Nokia 8 with ZEISS optics, dual camera and 360 degree audio launched
- August 18, 2017

We were nearly certain about its final form when we saw some believable images , followed by that copper-colored Nokia 8 and the different variants listed on GFXBench and AnTuTu. It sports a 5.3-inch Quad HD (2560 x 1440 pixels) display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection on the top. Well first of all, it's a flagship through and through, with the latest Snapdragon 835 processor , QuadHD display , and premium build quality. (more...)
Pink Pumps Breast Milk In Hilarious #PumpUpTheJams Selfie Pink Pumps Breast Milk In Hilarious #PumpUpTheJams Selfie
- August 18, 2017

Sporting a nude, hands-free pumping bra on her chest, the So What hitmaker grabbed her rose gold iPhone to snap a quick selfie. She captioned that smiley photo, "Jameson can multitask too", as the infant played with a makeup brush. If that's you, just call over your pal Pink; she will sit you the fuck down, hand you a box of tissues and remind you that motherhood is chaos and that you're a goddamn flawless parent just the way you are. (more...)
PM Modi addresses young entrepreneurs at 'Champions of Change' initiative PM Modi addresses young entrepreneurs at 'Champions of Change' initiative
- August 18, 2017

He had also hurled charges against the central government. "... thoda sa peeche chale jaayen, zyaada nahin 50 saal karib, to hame dhyaan aayega ki sarkaar ki presence bahut hi kam sthaan par thi". "It was heartwarming to see the Prime Minister making his government's stand clear when he said "Na Gaali Na Goli" can resolve the complexities of Kashmir issue". (more...)
A new Overwatch animated short will debut at Gamescom A new Overwatch animated short will debut at Gamescom
- August 17, 2017

A whole bunch of Overwatch content is expected to be delivered next week straight from gamescom 2017 in Germany. The ceremony will be live-streamed on Gamescom's official website. If the latest datamine is accurate about the new map, then, most likely, fans will be seeing an animated short about the Australian Junkers . The upcoming gamescom 2017 short marks the first since Sombra's "Infiltration" was released a year ago, and by past remarks made by Overwatch game director Jeff ... (more...)
Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F)
- August 17, 2017

Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its stake in shares of General Motors by 3.2% in the first quarter. The stock, as of recent close, has shown weekly downbeat performance of 1.1% which was maintained at -8.089% in 1-month period, and is down 10.61% in this year. (more...)
Nick Saban On Which Kind Of Player Isn't Nick Saban On Which Kind Of Player Isn't "Worth A Shit"
- August 17, 2017

Wednesday's practice marked the proverbial halfway point for Alabama as it participated in its 12th workout of the 25 it is allowed prior to its season opener against Florida State on September 2. "DeVonta is doing really, really well", Saban said. Why do we compete? I mean, you guys got all the answers to how guys are gonna be, what they're gonna do. (more...)
Balakrishna caught on camera distributing money during road show Balakrishna caught on camera distributing money during road show
- August 17, 2017

Balakrishna and the ruling party faced a lot of criticism. In a video that is doing the rounds on social media, the accused is seen surrounded by fans and supporters. Balakrishna has been to Nandyal today to campaign for TDP in the Nandyal bypolls. The actor displayed his intemperate behaviour during the campaign. After physically assaulting a fan earlier in the day, he has now been caught on camera giving money to voters during his campaign in Nandyal on Tuesday. (more...)
Major CEO Opens Up Neo-Nazi Daily Stormer To Cyber Attacks
- August 17, 2017

Following the violence in Charlottesville, and after The Daily Stormer posted an article mocking the woman killed in the attack, the website hosting company GoDaddy booted The Daily Stormer from its servers. But while individual American companies made the decision to refuse to host Daily Stormer , in Russian Federation, where government censorship is far more restrictive , it was a legal matter. (more...)
NEET:SC bars medical admission in Tamil Nadu NEET:SC bars medical admission in Tamil Nadu
- August 17, 2017

The counsel said the petitioner should approach only the Supreme Court with regard to National Entrance Cum Eligibility Test (NEET). The bench of justices Dipak Misra, Amitava Roy and AM Khanvilkar heard a batch of petitions filed by several students, who had passed the national examination, against the Ordinance . (more...)
Splatoon 2 Switch Bundle Headed to US, Next Splatfest Announced Splatoon 2 Switch Bundle Headed to US, Next Splatfest Announced
- August 17, 2017

The Splatoon 2 bundle will include a download code for Splatoon 2 (sorry, no physical version here), a Splatoon 2 carrying case, the Neon Pink and Neon Green Joy-Cons and a Nintendo Switch console. We aren't sure how well Bowser's "value" claim stands up to scrutiny. The only way this deal offers real value over buying everything separately is if you consider that you can't yet buy the Neon Green or Neon Pink controllers or the Splatoon 2-themed carrying case in the USA ... (more...)
Dragon Ball FighterZ Has a Fully Animated Story Mode, Plus Other Details Dragon Ball FighterZ Has a Fully Animated Story Mode, Plus Other Details
- August 17, 2017

According to the scan, Android 17 makes an appearance in one of 18's super moves called Accel Dance, but there is no mention of whether or not he will be a separate, standalone character. By hitting the right trigger, players can use a special homing dash that'll avoid Ki attacks. Earlier this week, some new Dragon Ball FighterZ gameplay footage emerged online, showcasing some impressive combos performed by a variety of characters. (more...)
Maruti Suzuki Ciaz S trim launched in India at Rs 9.39 lakh Maruti Suzuki Ciaz S trim launched in India at Rs 9.39 lakh
- August 17, 2017

Based on Alpha trim, the new Ciaz has all the features available in the top-variant, which means it will have a touchscreen infotainment system along with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto , cruise control and automatic climate control. In terms of safety features, it includes dual airbags, seat belt pre-tensioner with force limiter, ABS with EBD and ISOFIX , which is child seat restraint system. (more...)
International Business Machines Corporation International Business Machines Corporation
- August 17, 2017

Shoretel Inc now has $512.06 million valuation. The Relative Volume of the company is 0.56 and Average Volume (3 months) is 4.02 million. Asset Strategies reported 19,726 shares or 1.07% of all its holdings. Grisanti Capital Management LLC boosted its position in International Business Machines Corporation by 2.0% in the first quarter. Therefore 28% are positive. (more...)
Trump business policy forum says disbanding due to 'distraction' Trump business policy forum says disbanding due to 'distraction'
- August 17, 2017

Blackstone CEO Stephen Schwarzman and General Motors CEO Mary Barra with Donald Trump at the White House on February 3. But the Forum CEOs had agreed to disband during a conference call earlier in the day. No members of the Strategic and Policy Forum stepped down after Trump's Charlottesville comments. Failure to do so gave such organizations a sense of victory and license to hold more events elsewhere, said Kasich, one of Trump's rivals for the Republican nomination in the 2016 ... (more...)
Facebook Unveils New Birthday Fundraiser Feature Facebook Unveils New Birthday Fundraiser Feature
- August 17, 2017

While Facebook has embraced charitable donations for a number of years already and also supports personal fundraisers to cover things like medical bills and tuition fees, the company is now making it easier to dedicate your birthday to a charitable cause. (more...)