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Electronics Google Trusted Contacts app lands on iOS
Author: 0 Google Trusted Contacts app lands on iOS

Where Find My Friends is all or nothing - you either allow someone to track you or you don't - Trusted Contacts has a time-out feature. Google has updated its Trusted Contact app with some noteworthy new features and has also made the app available on iOS devices.

Electronics Tesla CEO Says Mark Zuckerberg's Understanding Of Artificial Intelligence Is Limited
Author: 0 Tesla CEO Says Mark Zuckerberg's Understanding Of Artificial Intelligence Is Limited

Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg to interact publicly with other moguls online. " It's really negative and in some ways I actually think it is pretty irresponsible ", said Zuckerberg. On that note, Musk is not the only influential figure who is cautioning people about the advancements of AI technology as noted physicist Stephen Hawking also said that super intelligent computers could spell the downfall of humanity.

Electronics Kaspersky launches its free antivirus software worldwide
Author: 0 Kaspersky launches its free antivirus software worldwide

The company has reportedly been working hard to get this free version out from over a year-and-a-half. The free version offers the basic protection, which includes email, web browsing, automatic updates, and self-defense, among others. According to Kaspersky, giving the software away in the piloted regions "cranked up" the company's market share "considerably". September: India, Hong Kong, Middle East, Africa, Turkey and Latin America.

Electronics Nintendo holds to Switch sales view despite demand
Author: 0 Nintendo holds to Switch sales view despite demand

The Kyoto-based company struggled in the April-June quarter a year ago when it faced a stronger yen and lackluster sales, particularly of its Wii U game consoles. Nintendo announced in its latest earnings report that total sales for the Nintendo Switch consoles have surpassed 4.7 million units as of June 30, which isn't too bad considering they're still hard to get hold of.

Electronics Destiny 2 Video Showcases Nessus Lost Sectors, Public Events and World Quests
Author: 0 Destiny 2 Video Showcases Nessus Lost Sectors, Public Events and World Quests

You can check out numerous new activities in the IGN First video below, though Bungie states there are more features not yet announced . Per the video, a new public event dubbed the Cabal Drill sure looks promising as Guardians try to ward off ground enemies from destroying a drill while at the same time being rained down with attacks from above by a massive Cabal ship.

Electronics Killing Floor 2 Will Run At 4K Resolution On Xbox One X
Author: 0 Killing Floor 2 Will Run At 4K Resolution On Xbox One X

Apart from 4K support, the system will have increased performance, enhanced textures, and shadow maps and increased shadow-fade-out distance for Killing Floor 2 . The Killing Floor 2 is a first-person shooter, zombie-like survival game that can be played single player or multiplayer, with up to six people. The Zed outbreak caused by Horzine's failed experiments has quickly spread with unstoppable momentum, paralyzing the European Union.

Electronics Moto Z2 Force Hands-on: Cool Mods, Dual Cameras, Weaker Battery
Author: 0 Moto Z2 Force Hands-on: Cool Mods, Dual Cameras, Weaker Battery

The Moto Z Force Edition also has an upgraded camera, featuring two 12 megapixel rear cameras so it can take professional-looking photos every time you fire it up (or twist your wrist). Motorola's latest comes packing Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 processor - the same chip used in some models of Samsung's Galaxy S8 . All other Moto Mods are coming soon.

Electronics Adobe Flash Will Stop Being A Thing In 2020
Author: 0 Adobe Flash Will Stop Being A Thing In 2020

The company will still provide security updates and the occasional new feature to Flash until the end of 2020, he said. Adobe , along with partners Apple Inc, Microsoft Corp, Alphabet Inc's Google , Facebook Inc and Mozilla Corp, said support for Flash will ramp down across the internet in phases over the next three years.

Electronics Mercedes follows BMW to electric racing
Author: 0 Mercedes follows BMW to electric racing

Alongside Formula 1, Mercedes' Formula E program will now see it cover off both hybrid and pure EV technology, two areas where the road-car market is clearly going. HWA will run the Mercedes Formula E outfit during season six and could enter the championship in season five as part of a tie-up with Venturi, which now runs factory driver Engel.

Electronics IOS 11 automatically ignores flaky Wi-Fi connections
Author: 0 IOS 11 automatically ignores flaky Wi-Fi connections

So, all in all, Apple has added quite a few significant upgrades to their device's security in the latest update and to install it is in anyone's best interest. What is more worrying is the fact that hackers can operate it remotely, without no significant action performed by the users. To update your Apple phone or tablet's operating system, you can go to Settings-General-Software Update.

Electronics Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 goes up in flames in Bengaluru
Author: 0 Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 goes up in flames in Bengaluru

Just as the world was getting over the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 fiasco, the news of a Xiaomi smartphone exploding has sent the social media into a frenzy. According to reports, the company is investigating the matter and that it is awaiting further response from the customer. The customer has been given a replacement of the device.

Electronics Yu Mobiles Launches YUNIQUE 2 along Android Nougat
Author: 0 Yu Mobiles Launches YUNIQUE 2 along Android Nougat

The device would retail exclusively via Flipkart starting Thursday. Colour options: Coal black and Champagne Gold. The device has been launched in the sub-Rs 10,000 market, and with the given price tag, the company seems to be targeting the new adapters of smartphones, especially in tier-2, tier-3 cities and rural areas.

Electronics Nokia 8 will be Officially Announced on August 16th
Author: 0 Nokia 8 will be Officially Announced on August 16th

August 17. We will bring you updated information on where to watch the event live once we get a confirmation from HMD Global. More than 10 years have passed since the first iPhone hit stores, but Nokia was never able to come up with a decent iPhone rival.

Electronics Star Trek Discovery Season One Comic Con Trailer
Author: 0 Star Trek Discovery Season One Comic Con Trailer

A new trailer has been released it, con this week providing a further glimpse at what you can expect from the upcoming Star Trek: Discovery TV series which has been created for CBS All Access. "Thrilled to hear that #StarTrekDiscovery will feature an openly gay couple played by @ablinokid and @wruz73". We'll have more on the show after the Star Trek: Discovery Comic-Con panel on Saturday, July 22.

Electronics Ford juices up 2018 Mustang with optional 'drag strip' mode
Author: 0 Ford juices up 2018 Mustang with optional 'drag strip' mode

This new record is also achieved on the Mustang's new SelectShift 10-speed automatic transmission, which helps improve speeds because, according to Mustang chief engineer Carl Widmann , "when you shift gears, you give up time". Drag Strip mode is available on manual-transmission Mustangs too, but if you're looking for the quickest acceleration, get the automatic. The vehicle, which goes on sale this fall, will also gain horsepower and torque over the outgoing model, thanks in part to the ...

Electronics JNU VC wants this on campus to inspire students
Author: 0 JNU VC wants this on campus to inspire students

The VC of the JNU Jagdish Kumar requested union minister V K Singh to help procure an Army tank so that it could be stationed at the university. He further added that it will also serve as a reminder of great sacrifices made by the defence forces for safety of the country.

Electronics Dying Light still so popular it's getting another year of free DLC
Author: 0 Dying Light still so popular it's getting another year of free DLC

If you have any ideas for upcoming content, Techland suggests contacting them through Twitter , Facebook , or their forums . It truly is surprising that Dying Light remains nearly as popular today as it was when it launched in 2015. The developer will also be releasing a teaser of all of the content that is to come, which will be called " DLC #0 " and is expected to be released soon.

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Author: 0 "Cards' big inning brings Cubs back to earth " Manila Bulletin Sports

Louis Cardinals . Arrieta has been piling up pitches early in games lately, but he's still been effective as he's held opponents to a.191 batting average since the All-Star break. The veteran left-hander wasn't almost as sharp this time around, but he was good enough. Willson Contreras and Kyle Schwarber each went yard, with Contreras' two runs hot being the eventual game-winning RBI.

Electronics Overcooked Special Edition Coming to Switch July 27th
Author: 0 Overcooked Special Edition Coming to Switch July 27th

Overcooked: Special Edition is the complete edition of the game. Co-opperative cooking game, Overcooked , is finally making its way to the Nintendo Switch this week in the form of Overcooked : Special Edition . If you've been looking for a game for you and your friends (or significant other) to play together on a shared Switch screen, Overcooked will fit the bill flawless - even with your non-gamer friends! For those unfamiliar with the original Overcooked , the game released in ...

Electronics Destiny 2 Hits Open Beta For PS4 And Xbox One Users
Author: 0 Destiny 2 Hits Open Beta For PS4 And Xbox One Users

Character Continuity: Destiny 2 is a fresh start. The Destiny 2 beta went live this week and fans have already discovered several secrets and Easter eggs within the game. Other common complaints include some weapons feeling underpowered while the movement and jump speed of Guardians has been deemed slow. Both the cutscenes and the maps were absolutely gorgeous, so rich in color - I am a big sucker for shading - and they felt way more polished.

Electronics New Jaguar XJ revealed with ballistic 567bhp model
Author: 0 New Jaguar XJ revealed with ballistic 567bhp model

XJR575 badging appears on various places around the auto, and large 20-inch alloys finished in black fill the car's wheel arches. Inside, a ten-inch infotainment touchscreen dominates the dashboard, and provides access to a 4G Wi-Fi hotspot that can support up to eight connected devices.

Electronics Samsung Galaxy C7 (2017) with Dual Camera Has Been Listed On TENAA
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy C7 (2017) with Dual Camera Has Been Listed On TENAA

Thanks to the microSD card, the storage space is expandable to up to 256GB. The Galaxy J7 Nxt is now available in India for 11,490 rupees, which translates to just over $178). It is dual sim device with dual standby support. In Galaxy S8 , it was hard to distinguish the fingerprint scanner from the camera button module with the finger, the user most of the time ending up muddling around for the sensor, resulting in smudging on the camera lens.

Electronics Reliance planning to provide free wi-fi to three crore youths
Author: 0 Reliance planning to provide free wi-fi to three crore youths

Reliance Jio is set to change the telecom industry, after the announcing free phones now the company wants to give free wi-fi for nearly three core college students. This feature will be available with only Rs 309 monthly plan. It will be available for all from September. For 4G data, customers need to pay Rs 153 per month.

Electronics Van Dijk's isolation at Southampton continues; Dutchman left out of squad
Author: 0 Van Dijk's isolation at Southampton continues; Dutchman left out of squad

Liverpool declared their interest in the defender to be over after Southampton accused the club of illegally tapping up Van Dijk earlier this summer, but fans want the Saints to permit Van Dijk to join them. Despite this, Pellegrino has revealed that he does in fact have an "excellent" relationship with the Dutch defender, but was insistent on the well known fact that no player is greater than the club.

Author: 0 No More Windows 10 Upgrades for Older Atom PCs

It was to the point that Microsoft had to give its Windows XP operating system a reprieve just to support the underpowered processors. "Along with this updated delivery cadence, we adjusted our support lifecycle policies to reflect the Windows as a Service model", a Microsoft spokesperson told eWEEK in email remarks.

Electronics The Rock stars in 'movie' with Apple's Siri
Author: 0 The Rock stars in 'movie' with Apple's Siri

The charm of yet to be released " Apple's SIRI powered HomePod Speaker", has attracted the Hollywood sector as well. The whole idea of the advertisement is to leave an impression on the viewer that Siri is not your run-of-the-mill voice assistant but can do much more than just give you weather or score updates - help people in their daily routines.

Electronics YouTube Video Editor and Photo slideshows to close September 20
Author: 0 YouTube Video Editor and Photo slideshows to close September 20

YouTube creators that still have projects in the Video Editor or Photo slideshow section will need to finalize them before September 20 , or they will lose the projects. The site's Enhancements feature will stick around in the Video Manager, so users will still be able to tweak their uploads with blur effects, filters, and trimming directly on the page .

Author: 0 Jordan Spieth dominates late to win the Open Championship

Then he eagled the 15th - before Kuchar made birdie - with a 40-foot putt that went into the cup as if Spieth had walked up and dropped it in there. Opens. Although the Floridian did nearly everything right - with birdies on the 15th and 17th - he entered the final hole two strokes behind after a sensational run down the stretch by Spieth.

Electronics New Trailer for The Lego Ninjago Movie
Author: 0 New Trailer for The Lego Ninjago Movie

It also plays into the dichotomy between the LEGO world and the real world that exists around them, as we saw in The LEGO Movie . Lin said , "Like in the first one, you had the Kragle, and you'll see we've taken that to the next level".

Electronics Facebook's latest patent reveals the company's modular smartphone is in the works
Author: 0 Facebook's latest patent reveals the company's modular smartphone is in the works

Most smartphones have few replaceable components, but modular technology allows users to update the phone in parts, rather than upgrading to the latest device. They should note that companies do file patents from time to time and always materialize as actual products. Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook talked about augmented-reality in annual developers conference in Silicon Valley saying that camera of the smartphone provides a promising stage for augmented-reality features.

Electronics 'Black Panther' Footage Brings Comic-Con Crowd to Its Feet
Author: 0 'Black Panther' Footage Brings Comic-Con Crowd to Its Feet

Heck - I can't stop humming that damn music from the trailer. Below are the bullet-point highlights. The poster showed Chadwick's character standing on a panther sculpture as he gazes down at the city. Ross is trying to coax in Serkis' villain, but Okoye lets her spear out and a fight ensues. Ulysses is having none of it. Then to Freeman, "Did you bring the diamonds?" "You've got quite the entourage".

Electronics Tour de France wrap after stage 20
Author: 0 Tour de France wrap after stage 20

Dripping with sweat, he just about managed to cross the line in front of charging yellow-jersey wearer Froome who was the last rider to start, two minutes after Bardet . "I've certainly got a new-found appreciation for just how hard it is for these guys to have won five Tours". "After the stage when I went alone I was thinking I need to do something nice again".

Electronics Elon Musk says he has 'verbal approval' to build hyperloop
Author: 0 Elon Musk says he has 'verbal approval' to build hyperloop

The company appeared to walk back Musk's declaration of " verbal approval " in a separate statement issued later Thursday, saying instead that the company has received "verbal support" from the government. Musk said in a later tweet that supporters should lobby government officials. He is also a backer of so-called hyperloop systems, which move pods at high speeds through vacuum-sealed tubes.

Electronics Mehbooba Mufti trashes Farooq Abdullah's talk about third party mediation
Author: 0 Mehbooba Mufti trashes Farooq Abdullah's talk about third party mediation

Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh also criticised former CM Farooq Abdullah for seeking a third- party intervention and called it a two-faced approach. our internal business and no one should interfere in it", he said. Notably, the ruling Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)'s senior leader Sartaj Madni supported Farooq Abdullah's saying, "If you want to resolve Kashmir issue there is no other way".

Electronics 'Pretty Little Liars' Star Troian Bellisario: 'Brain Disease Almost Killed Me'
Author: 0 'Pretty Little Liars' Star Troian Bellisario: 'Brain Disease Almost Killed Me'

She continued on, noting how she made it through with the support of family, friends and her loving partner, as well as a long regimen of medical and mental care. I am practiced at ignoring it, for the most part, but it is still there, finding new ways to undermine me. My body voice, the one that says, Troian , I'm cold, get out of the lake, or my illness: You told everyone three times, so you can't disappoint them .

Electronics Essential Phone Will Ship in
Author: 0 Essential Phone Will Ship in "a Few Weeks"

Needless to point out how silly we felt reporting on the Essential Phone's "imminent" United Kingdom launch and possible expansion to mainland Europe and Japan down the line with U.S. The smartphone was announced in May and it was promised that it would release in June. While not offering a specific timeline Rubin assured pre-order customers the phone will be "with them in a few weeks".

Author: 0 Samsung Released a New Version of Galaxy S8

While Samsung hasn't given details on what exactly will be revealed but the tagline "Find out what it means to do bigger things". From the default Gallery, Contacts, Messages, Dialer, Camera, Clock, Calendar and various other apps, you will be able to give it specific commands which Bixby can do without you lifting a finger.

Electronics Lyft to develop in-house self-driving technology unit
Author: 0 Lyft to develop in-house self-driving technology unit

Individual manufacturers may retain the data collected by their own vehicles, but Lyft declined to say whether, for example, Waymo will be able to study data collected by Nutonomy's vehicles and vice versa. On-demand auto service Lyft has announced that it will begin developing its own driverless auto technology in an effort to become a more significant player in the autonomous vehicle ecosystem.

Electronics Railways Pulled Up For Serving Foodstuff 'Unsuitable' For Consumption
Author: 0 Railways Pulled Up For Serving Foodstuff 'Unsuitable' For Consumption

The CAG, in a report tabled in Parliament on Friday, said its audit indicated "total understatement of adjusted gross revenue (AGR) of Rs. 61,064.56 crore" by six operators. The CAG report further pointed to a "consequent short payment of revenue share to the Government of India to the tune of Rs 7,697.62 crore". "Food stuff served was less than the prescribed quantity, unapproved packaged drinking water was sold", the report said, highlighting that prices of food articles sold in railway ...

Electronics YouTube Ups Battle Against Extremism Video
Author: 0 YouTube Ups Battle Against Extremism Video

The service was boycotted by hundreds of advertisers earlier this year, after it came to light that their ads were appearing in videos espousing violent extremism and hate rhetoric. YouTube on Thursday said it hopes the Redirect Method will help "change minds of people at risk of being radicalized ". Three categories of video fit the bill in the pilot program: citizen journalism and documentary footage, religious debate between clerics and other religious figures, and videos featuring ISIS ...

Electronics Apple Has Chosen a Supplier for the iPhone 9, Report Claims
Author: 0 Apple Has Chosen a Supplier for the iPhone 9, Report Claims

Along with the battery, the display size might also be new to the 2018 iPhone. Apple has chosen LG Chem to supply batteries for the iPhone 9 set to be unveiled in 2018, it emerged on Thursday. During that time, LG is also expected to see an increase in sales exclusively from its battery business. What makes this report interesting is that next year's iPhone's battery will be L-shaped, which apparently will be similar to this year's model.

Electronics Verify: Did Facebook Remove Several Catholic Pages?
Author: 0 Verify: Did Facebook Remove Several Catholic Pages?

Facebook has restored dozens of Catholic pages after it says they were accidentally taken down by a spam detection tool. Father Rocky's Facebook page was restored late in the evening on July 18. Full disclosure: Father Rocky Hoffman serves as executive director at Relevant Radio, where I occasionally work for compensation as a guest host for Drew Mariani, and as a guest on several shows without compensation.

Electronics Sony launches Xperia XA1 Ultra in India at Rs 31990
Author: 0 Sony launches Xperia XA1 Ultra in India at Rs 31990

The Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra has been priced at Rs 31,990 and is now available at brick and mortar stores across the country. The handset comes with the standard connectivity options such as Wi-Fi 802.11 a/g/b/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS/A-GPS, NFC, and Type-C USB port for external connectivity and charging.

Electronics Nintendo's mobile app solution for Switch voice chat has a major problem
Author: 0 Nintendo's mobile app solution for Switch voice chat has a major problem

This method has worked for several users tonight, according to this reddit thread . The Nintendo Switch Online app is created to help enhance your online gameplay experience on Nintendo Switch™. In the game ( Splatoon 2 is the only title supported for now) players need to set up an Online Lounge from the game's lobby. Basically, use Discord for voice chat instead.

Electronics Meizu teases Meizu Pro 7; shows dual display and camera
Author: 0 Meizu teases Meizu Pro 7; shows dual display and camera

Leaks and rumors on the specifications of the new phones indicate that they will have one very peculiar design: a secondary screen located on the back panel of the phones. However, the interesting part is coming regarding the secondary display. On the camera front, the smartphones will come with a pair of 12-megapixel sensors combining Sony IMX386 and IMX286 in place, respectively.

Electronics Blame game after cross-voting in WB during prez poll
Author: 0 Blame game after cross-voting in WB during prez poll

We, wish our new President of India , Ram Nath Kovind all the best and may he serve the country with full dignity, pride and honor other Presidents of India did in the past. As many 771 elected MPs were eligible to cast their ballot. The presidential election on July 17 saw close to 99.46 per cent polling. Ram Nath born on October 1, 1945, at Kanpur Dehat, Uttar Pradesh.