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Electronics Reliance Jio to announce Happy New Year 2018 plans
Author: 0 Reliance Jio to announce Happy New Year 2018 plans

Reliance Jio's recharge packs priced at Rs 309 and above also include unlimited SMSes for the respective validity periods, the Jio website showed. It's also worth noting that users need to be subscribed with Jio Prime membership to be eligible for these offers.

Electronics Australian submarine found after 103 years
Author: 0 Australian submarine found after 103 years

The HMAS AE1 had been sent to capture what was then German New Guinea in 1914. So 103 years later, this mystery is finally drawing to a close. Ms Payne said she hoped the discovery would help investigators establish the cause of the sinking.

Electronics Gionee launches S10 Lite with 16MP front came and Whatsapp clone feature
Author: 0 Gionee launches S10 Lite with 16MP front came and Whatsapp clone feature

Gionee S10 Lite features a fingerprint scanner on the home button, has a 3.5mm audio jack, a microUSB port for charging, 4G VoLTE support, dual SIM and microSD card slots. A variant of the Gionee S10 that was launched in China back in May, the smartphone shares several similarities with the Gionee S10C , with minor differences.

Electronics Latest FIFA Rankings: Croatia End 2017 in TOP 20
Author: 0 Latest FIFA Rankings: Croatia End 2017 in TOP 20

Brazil remains in second place ahead of Portugal in third place. Being the end-of-the-year ranking released by the world football governing body yesterday, Nigeria now is the 6th lowest ranked team going to Russian Federation 2018. In number five are Belgium, Spain are sixth, Poland are seventh, Switzerland are eighth, France ninth and Chile 10th. The next FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking will be published on 18 January 2018.

Electronics Amazon's Apple TV app tops 550000 downloads in one week
Author: 0 Amazon's Apple TV app tops 550000 downloads in one week

Coming to the 64-bit support, Google says Play Store will require that "new apps and app updates with native libraries provide 64-bit versions in addition to their 32-bit versions". Still, despite being late to the party, it should have a major impact on the smartphone world now that a second major platform is preparing to make the switch.

Author: 0 Civilization VI is now available for iPad

The mobile port has been developed by Aspyr Media, the studio that has previously ported titles from series like Civilization, Borderlands , BioShock and others to macOS and Linux. Three-finger tapping can be used to close menus. Hahahah, a $60 iPad game, in 2017, would you get a look at that. The iPad release will even contain local multiplayer in addition to the regular multiplayer modes.

Electronics Samsung Galaxy J7 Nxt 32GB variant Launched at Rs 12990
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy J7 Nxt 32GB variant Launched at Rs 12990

It is believed that Samsung will reveal the next flagship smartphone in late February, while the device will be officially revealed in March. The smartphones are the first from Samsung's camp to feature dual-selfie cameras . Further, both the phones are the first in A series to support Samsung Gear VR. After unfolding Galaxy 8 to the world and its Infinity Display, previous year only Samsung had welcomed the revolution of minimal bezel.

Electronics Alphabet to See Schmidt Step Down
Author: 0 Alphabet to See Schmidt Step Down

Schmidt will remain on Alphabet's board and in January will become a "technical advisor" to a group of folks that have some pretty strong tech experience. Schmidt had been in the role for seven years. Schmidt was hired as the company's first outside CEO in 2001, having previously served as CEO of Novell, a now-defunct Utah-based software company.

Author: 0 Aadhaar-based e-KYC verification: UIDAI gives conditional nod to Airtel

The order to suspend the e-KYC (Know Your Customer) means that Airtel essentially would not be able to do the ëlectronic verification or link Aadhaar with the mobile numbers of the customer. The authority has also roped in PwC for an audit in this issue. In a statement earlier in the day, HPCL said oil marketing companies and the oil ministry has been getting a large number of complaints from LPG consumers on not receiving LPG subsidy amounts into their earlierbank accounts for the past ...

Electronics Apple Watch EKG heart monitor feature tipped for future models
Author: 0 Apple Watch EKG heart monitor feature tipped for future models

On the Apple Watch, the EKG monitor would be activated by squeezing the Watch's frame with two fingers. These medical tests, known as electrocardiograms or EKGs and ECGs, are common in doctors' offices, hospitals and ambulances. If you're a "healthy person", according to this heart specialist, "there's no reason to follow ECG" activity. Apple spokeswoman Amy Bessette declined to issue a comment on the report.

Electronics Mum 'Broke Son's Heart' By Accidentally Cooking His Elf On The Shelf
Author: 0 Mum 'Broke Son's Heart' By Accidentally Cooking His Elf On The Shelf

But this year, Elfis appeared with a broken leg. Seizing the moment, she told her kids that Elfis' leg was in a cast and he had to stay on bedrest for the next 14 days. "I feel like I've been secretly waiting for a reason to not EVER have to move that freaking Elf again and maybe this is my chance... what would you do?" In the meantime, she's hoping that all the attention on her elf fail (which will join the ranks of epic ones before her), will raise awareness for Ily's fight against ...

Electronics Facebook Announced to Drop Its 'Disputed Flags' Feature for Fake News Identification
Author: 0 Facebook Announced to Drop Its 'Disputed Flags' Feature for Fake News Identification

The social network announced it's scrapping its " disputed " label for flagging questionable stories because the feature ended up reinforcing "deeply held beliefs", rather than making users look with a skeptical eye. The social network said that related articles , in contrast, are more effective at showing the broader picture. Facebook said it had tested the approach and found that although the new approach did not reduce the number of times disputed articles were clicked on, it did ...

Electronics Samsung mass-produces 2nd generation 10-nano level DRAM
Author: 0 Samsung mass-produces 2nd generation 10-nano level DRAM

Shown in the picture released by Samsung Electronics Co. on December 20, 2017, is 8-gigabit DDR4 chips produced by the company's second-generation 10-nanometer-level process technology. To manufacture the second-generation DRAM, Samsung says that it applied new technologies, including a high-sensitivity cell data system and a progressive "air spacer" scheme, but that it hasn't made use of an EUV process.

Electronics Netflix is now HDR capable on Windows 10
Author: 0 Netflix is now HDR capable on Windows 10

As far as Windows 10 is concerned, you can now use it to stream HDR content using the official Netflix for Windows app or the Microsoft Edge browser. AMD GPUs or even CPUs are now unsupported. Maybe you're one of those people who care enough about the security and privacy of your computer that you enable the facial recognition feature built into versions of Windows 10, but find it too much of a pain to set up a password.

Electronics Facebook Inc (FB) Unveils New Facial Recognition Image Alerts
Author: 0 Facebook Inc (FB) Unveils New Facial Recognition Image Alerts

The facial recognition technology can be accessed through the Photo Review feature, which is meant to alert users whenever the algorithm detects their faces in the photos uploaded by people. This new feature relies on facial recognition, and it's created to give users some peace of mind that photos of them are not circulating on the social network without them knowing about it.

Electronics Firefox is now on Amazon Fire TV, can play YouTube
Author: 0 Firefox is now on Amazon Fire TV, can play YouTube

The Amazon Silk has been optimized for Fire TV which is available for users from November. Amazon brings the long-awaited web browsing feature on Fire TV. Remember, Google recently announced that it would pull YouTube from Fire TV and Amazon's Echo Show on 1 January 2018. None of the companies can be entirely blamed for this episode.

Electronics Leaked features of Nokia 9 reveal it'll be exceptionally fine
Author: 0 Leaked features of Nokia 9 reveal it'll be exceptionally fine

Well, it now turns out that the Nokia 9 will have dual cameras on the front as well. The f/2.0 sensor is responsible for video and the camera module supports autofocus. A Geekbench listing of the device has revealed the same of a device featuring 6GB RAM and Android Oreo OS. According to a report by NokiaPowerUser , the Nokia 6 (2018) is expected sport a 5.5-inch screen with 18:9 resolution display.

Electronics LG's first IPS-based monitors to be unveiled at CES 2018
Author: 0 LG's first IPS-based monitors to be unveiled at CES 2018

LG will officially introduce the upgraded models of its popular monitor lineup with Nano IPS technology at CES 2018 in Las Vegas. LG didn't share any more information on Nano IPS nor any pricing or availability details on these displays with us, but we'll probably hear all that at CES .

Electronics German watchdog says Facebook data harvesting is 'abusive'
Author: 0 German watchdog says Facebook data harvesting is 'abusive'

Bundeskartellamt, the competition watchdog agency presented its findings from a probe lasting almost two years, according to Reuters, and ruled that Facebook is violating the country's rules when it gains access to massive amounts of data - even if the data is from WhatsApp and Instagram, two highly popular apps that the tech giant owns.

Electronics Amazon Prime Video breaks Apple TV record
Author: 0 Amazon Prime Video breaks Apple TV record

Amazon refuses to sell media devices that do not offer its content, which meant Apple TV was pulled from the biggest online storefront for more than 2 years. It is also not known if Apple provided record-breaking comparison numbers to Amazon . Those receiving an Apple TV for Christmas will doubtless be buoyed by the news, as they settle in to make full use of their Prime subscription.

Electronics Pokemon Go to Add New Way of Catching Pokemon
Author: 0 Pokemon Go to Add New Way of Catching Pokemon

This might sound more involved than simply tapping on Pokemon from the map like you always have, but there is an advantage to using AR+. Pokemon can be scared away with quick movement, resulting in you missing out on some new Pokemon if you're careless.

Electronics Citigroup Upgrades Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT) To Buy, Sees 20% Upside
Author: 0 Citigroup Upgrades Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT) To Buy, Sees 20% Upside

Going deeper, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.'s profit margin is 2.30%, indicating how much money the company earns per dollar of revenue earned. Wal-Mart Stores Inc had 136 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Analysts await Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) to report earnings on January, 30. (NYSE: WMT ) on Tuesday, September 5. They are also projecting the Low EPS estimate of $1.23 and the High EPS estimate of $1.36.

Electronics Microsoft accidentally 'confirms' keyboard and mouse support for Xbox One
Author: 0 Microsoft accidentally 'confirms' keyboard and mouse support for Xbox One

CD Projekt Red has released a new downloadable update for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt that adds support for Xbox One X . That's where you'll see whether or not your TV can handle 4K and HDR and whether it's putting out both visuals during various points such as while watching TV and movies, playing games, and capturing gameplay.

Electronics Windows 10's Latest Build Brings Timeline, Fluent Design, Privacy Improvements
Author: 0 Windows 10's Latest Build Brings Timeline, Fluent Design, Privacy Improvements

It remains to be seen if the vast majority of third-party developers will support this, or if this will remain a mostly Microsoft-specific feature as major company apps support it already. You can turn it off there so that Windows won't record activities anymore, and manage accounts separately. This is a new Alpha/Beta testing mechanism implementation by Windows team that limits the access of new or experimental features to some Windows Insiders.

Author: 0 Android apps must have 64-bit support by August 2019: Google

Google today announced a number of new changes and policies for Android developers to improve app security and performance on Google Play . Even so, YouTube Go app recently hit the impressive 10 million downloads milestone on the Google Play Store .

Electronics Facebook introduces new tools to fight online harassment
Author: 0 Facebook introduces new tools to fight online harassment

Harassment and bullying are common on every social media platform, including Facebook . The first of the new features is created to stop bullies setting up multiple accounts on the service. It said 'our research and other academic literature suggests that it's about how you use social media that matters when it comes to your well-being'.

Electronics New Facebook face recognition tools to help you manage identity
Author: 0 New Facebook face recognition tools to help you manage identity

If you've already opted out of that feature, you will also be automatically opted out of the new facial recognition features. Facebook , that bubbling cesspool of outdated memes and nagging birthday reminders, announced Tuesday that it can now find your lovely face in photos you aren't even tagged in.

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Author: 0 "Dragon Ball FighterZ" Details Open Beta Dates for the West

Bandai Namco also provided more details about another recently revealed feature called the Shenron System. For those unaware, competitors will have the ability to collect the seven Dragon Balls throughout any given fight. Though not as in-depth as the character creator, players will be able to change their moves, alter the colors of their outfits, and even give them new costumes.

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Author: 0 "All I Want For Christmas Is You" Makes Billboard's Top 10

Although the song is undeniable a holiday classic, this is the first time technology, and the way sales are calculated has allowed it the chart success it deserves. Carey hasn't publicly commented on the award yet, but she did have something to say to Billboard after her song, which is 23 years old, hit the Top 10 for the first time since its 1994 release.

Electronics Google to activate Chrome's native ad blocker on February 15
Author: 0 Google to activate Chrome's native ad blocker on February 15

Well, one of the most user requested features is finally being included in Chrome . Websites with overly intrusive advertisements have less than two months to clean up their acts or face the wrath of Google's Chrome browser. selling ads. Despite the fact that Google makes the vast majority of its revenue from ads, the company sees its selective ad blocker as the natural evolution of pop-up blockers.

Electronics Facebook uses AI to tackle catfish and identity thieves
Author: 0 Facebook uses AI to tackle catfish and identity thieves

Facebook already use the same algorithms that help to suggest names of friends to tag in photos or videos. "We want people to feel confident when they post pictures of themselves on Facebook so we'll soon begin using face recognition technology to let people know when someone else uploads a photo of them as their profile picture".

Electronics Reddit for iOS gains new mod tools, theater mode, chat, more
Author: 0 Reddit for iOS gains new mod tools, theater mode, chat, more

The iOS and Android versions are getting a bunch of new features for both users and moderators that will more closely align the app's functionality with that of the web version. In a bit of a gift to heavy mobile Redditors, the company is making it so the celebratory "cake day" icon, which lets other users know when you joined the site on the anniversary of that day, is visible on mobile and not just on desktop.

Electronics Take-Two Interactive Launches Indie Label
Author: 0 Take-Two Interactive Launches Indie Label "Private Division"

After all, Take-Two rakes in the big money via microtransactions, with almost half of its sales from the last quarter coming from " recurrent consumer spending " for National Basketball Association 2K17 and Grand Theft Auto Online. However, others may be disappointed that Obsidian is already developing at least two full-fledged RPGs at the moment, which may mean it simply doesn't have time to work on the long-rumored Fallout: New Orleans .

Author: 0 Next year's iPhone X successor might launch alongside upgraded AirPods

The likes of Amazon , Walmart , BestBuy, and Target appear to be out of stock for the Apple Airpods, or requires customers to make pre-bookings until the next stock arrives. Unfortunately, if you were thinking to pick up the earbuds post-holiday season, there might be issues there too. Bottom line: they're hard to find anywhere.

Electronics Nokia 6 gets Official Android 8.0 Oreo Beta
Author: 0 Nokia 6 gets Official Android 8.0 Oreo Beta

It is recommended to backup the device before proceeding to Android 8.0 Oreo beta installation. Well, that's why HMD is taking some time to test the Android Oreo build before pushing it out to Nokia 6 users. The Nokia 5 should follow a similar pattern, and in fact, the same should technically be true for the entire Nokia smartphone lineup launched this year with Android Nougat.

Electronics Purchase InFocus Vision 3 On Amazon India At Rs. 6999
Author: 0 Purchase InFocus Vision 3 On Amazon India At Rs. 6999

We, at InFocus, understand the pulse of the Indian consumers and have developed InFocus Vision 3 that offers premium features, which the Indian consumer seeks while buying a smartphone. This feature works on similar lines as the Nokia Bothie and allows users to take a selfie and another picture from the rear camera . Backing the device is a 4,000mAH battery pack which according to the manufacturer is rated to last for more than 2 days.

Author: 0 Oreo Beta Program is now available for Xiaomi Mi Mix 2

It is not known if the over-the-air (OTA) update will roll out to other regions. The Mi Mix 2 with its edge-to-edge display. Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi launched its first bezel-less smartphone Mi Mix 2 in India last month. It is powered by 2.45 GHz octa-core Snapdragon 835 64-bit processor coupled with 6GB RAM and 128 internal storage along with Adreno 540 GPU. The smartphone comes with a 5.99-inch full HD+ with 18:9 aspect ratio and 1080x2160 pixels resolution.

Electronics WhatsApp asked to stop sharing data with Facebook
Author: 0 WhatsApp asked to stop sharing data with Facebook

The Commission nationale de l'informatique et des libertés, or the CNIL, is France's privacy watchdog, and it takes data sharing violations very seriously. The CNIL's order says: "While the security goal seems to be essential to the efficient functioning of the application, it is not the case for the "business intelligence" objective which aims at improving performances and optimizing the use of the application through the analysis of its users' behavior".

Author: 0 Google starts using more secure packaging for trade-in program

First spotted by Android Police , quite a few users on Google's support forums as well as Reddit are reporting that unlocking their phone using the fingerprint sensor has gotten slightly slower after updating to Android 8 .1. One of the main complaints we've heard is that the trade-in kit Google sends out is pretty flimsy, but it looks like this is now being addressed. So Google is making this thing simple.

Author: 0 Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) Shooting Higher to New Recent High

The stock of Activision Blizzard, Inc . According to the Recommendation Trends of the stock polled by Finviz , the company has a consensus recommendation of 1.9 out of the scale from 1 to 5 where 1 stands for Buy and 5 means Sell. ( ATVI)'s ROE is 11.82%, while industry's is 19.29%. Technical traders may be staring at recent indicator levels on shares of Activision Blizzard, Inc .

Electronics Tavis Smiley admits to sexual relationships with workers
Author: 0 Tavis Smiley admits to sexual relationships with workers

Smiley". Tavis Smiley is calling out PBS for making what he says was a rash decision to suspend him after the television personality was accused of sexual misconduct . "PBS never informed me that a complaint was even alleged". I hear that point of view and I respect it but there are other points of view on this, ' said Smiley.

Electronics Google Will Shut Down Project Tango, Focus On ARCore
Author: 0 Google Will Shut Down Project Tango, Focus On ARCore

However, the tech giant expects to have the ARCore more accessible following the release of the first version, which is scheduled sometime this winter. Google ARCore is the future of AR, believes Google. Tango had a notable pedigree at Google, too: In 2012, it was the first graduate from Google X, the search giant's skunkworks program (now known simply as X).

Electronics Twitter has banned leading members of Britain First and the far-right
Author: 0 Twitter has banned leading members of Britain First and the far-right

Among the accounts to be suspended is that of Britain First deputy leader Jayda Fransen who gained notoriety when three anti-Muslim videos she posted were retweeted by US President Donald Trump . Now, Twitter will take into account user behavior "on and off the platform" as it relates to affiliation with violent organizations. The new guidelines, leaked in October and announced in November, cover abuse, hate symbols, sexual advances and violent groups, and are part of Twitter's ...