Author: 0 Augmented Reality: the battle between Facebook and Snapchat has begun

However, AR is just as viable a technology, yet should cost a lot less to develop and doesn't require any expensive purchases for consumers. According to a report , one of Zuckerberg's biggest disappointments is that Facebook never built its own smartphone operating system, from scratch.

Author: 0 Why You'll Hate Facebook's Plans For Social Media

Until the past year or so, it seemed like it would be at least another decade before augmented reality would have a chance to become a widely used technology, said Ficus Kirkpatrick, Facebook's director of engineering. But the good folks at Facebook are taking things a step further with cool functions like object detection. The number of artificial-intelligence chatbots on Messenger is also growing, so you'll be able to chat with more businesses.

Electronics Handset To Get Curved OLED Display
Author: 0 Handset To Get Curved OLED Display

As for the secondary display, it seems it will be present on the third generation V-series smartphone also. t won't only be present, according to some it will also offer extra functionality. One of the smartphones we will see such a display on is the LG V30. The last one which we saw was the LG Flex 2, and it had a horizontal curve. Having said that, it looks like we will be seeing a lot of smartphones with a curved display in coming months, and hence we suggest you not to limit your options ...

Electronics Seoul on high alert as N Korea readies for army anniversary
Author: 0 Seoul on high alert as N Korea readies for army anniversary

None of the USA officials who told Reuters about the heightened level of activity by Chinese bombers suggested alarm or signalled that they knew the precise reason for such activity. The country's Defence Ministry said hat its forces on the border with North Korea were maintaining a state of normal combat preparedness and training.

Electronics Who Was Facebook Killer Steve Stephens?
Author: 0 Who Was Facebook Killer Steve Stephens?

Then, as Stephen's pulled around, the worker noticed the auto was a white Ford Fusion with temporary OH tags. Stephens filed for bankruptcy two years ago despite holding down a job as a counselor helping young people develop job skills and find employment.

Author: 0 Nintendo sells almost a million Switch consoles in first month

The good news is that Nintendo has recently announced that come 19th of May, standalone Nintendo Switch docks will be sold in the US. It sold over 1.3 million units between the Switch and the Wii U (where the game also appears); in fact, more copies of the game were actually sold for Switch than consoles to play it on.

Electronics Marathon runners get ready for the big race tomorrow
Author: 0 Marathon runners get ready for the big race tomorrow

He said: "I am taking part in the London Marathon to celebrate the start of my 50th year as a Soecial Constable and to celebrate the fact that I can still do it". Pavey made her marathon debut in 2011, achieving the Olympic qualifying time, but returned to the track and won European Championship gold over 10,000 metres in 2014.

Author: 0 At F8 Conference, Facebook Talks of Building Community through AR

The 3.35 gb program is rated T and requires an Oculus Rift headset and Touch controllers. It is used to draw animated AR artwork on building walls or tables. You can watch videos, take photos, and engage in exciting VR activities together. Abrash's talk may have also been aimed at clearing up confusion for developers and giving them a sense of the bigger picture.

Author: 0 Tottenham Hotspur, Chelsea FC Dominate PFA Best XI of the Season

Antonio Conte's side last kept a clean sheet in the league on January 22, 11 games ago. "Now to win is more hard", Pochettino added. The Chelsea duo have been instrumental for the Blues this campaign but Conte has chose to axe the pair for the FA Cup semi-final at Wembley.

Author: 0 The Switch Is Nintendo's Fastest-Selling Console In The US Ever

The game sold another 460,000 units for the Wii U home console. Today, an independent research group, SuperData, released a report that reveals the console's global success, selling over 2.4 million units across the world! The Switch is also Nintendo's fastest selling console to date, surpassing all previous records.

Electronics News Recap United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X), Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)
Author: 0 News Recap United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X), Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)

Share performance for the month is now at 2.01%. MD now owns 178,592,140 shares of the software giant's stock valued at $10,286,907,000 after buying an additional 517,111 shares in the last quarter. Sell-side analyst recommendations point to a short term price target of $116.33 on the company shares. Analyst's mean target price for MSFT is $69.42 while analysts mean recommendation is 2.10.

Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S8 & S8 Plus To Launch In India Today

On Tuesday, the tech giant announced that approximately 1 million units of the Samsung Galaxy S8 were sold between April 7 and April 17. Samsung is now offering anyone who pre-orders the S8 the chance to get it in their pocket eight days before everyone else.

Author: 0 Samsung To Launch Galaxy S8 And S8 Plus In India Today

The S8 is slimmer than its predecessor, S7 and has no home button. An image purporting to show a prototype for the Galaxy S8+ emerged this week, complete with a dual-camera setup on the rear. Samsung has also included IRIS scanner for enhanced security. It also has professional and auto mode resembling pictures clicked in a DSLR. Both the phones boast of a 2960x1440 pixel (WQHD+) resolution and Super AMOLED panels.

Electronics United changes policy after passenger removal controversy
Author: 0 United changes policy after passenger removal controversy

Although it turns out that United Airlines isn't the worst offender when it comes to involuntarily bumping paying passengers (that title goes to JetBlue for reasons explained here), that's not enough to get it off the hook during a week that Forbes dubbed its CEO's "contrition tour".

Author: 0 GM announces China version of hybrid Volt

It has always been one of the auto maker's top sellers in the U.S. Another reason why Volvo might want to focus its attentions on China: the country is now the biggest market in the world for electric cars. "Bentley is fully committed to China - it is a vital market for us". However, Shanghai also underlined the progress that is being made to close the gap and, in the case of electrification, potentially overtake all.

Author: 0 General Motors plant seized, protesters killed in Venezuela

Thousands of Venezuelans took to the streets in protest again today. The global support received by the Venezuelan people in many capitals of the world, in the Americas, Asia, Africa and Europe, was also substantial, where the peoples joined forces with the Venezuelan, something that should give great pause to those who are confabulating to overthrow the Bolivarian Revolution.

Electronics Snapchat shares drop following CEO's alleged
Author: 0 Snapchat shares drop following CEO's alleged "India too poor" comment

The critical remarks about the company by Pompliano stem from his lawsuit in which he claimed he was sacked from his position after he questioned Snapchat's internal methods for calculating daily active users. "The simple fact is that he knows exactly nothing about Snap's current metrics. He and his lawyers are - not to put too fine a point on matters - just making things up", Variety reported Snap's attorneys as saying in another report.

Author: 0 Ghost Recon: Wildlands, Zelda Top March 2017 Sales

The game also offers twice as many levels to rampage through and a myriad of new bikes and customization options available to unlock. The GameStop is offering a big and expensive bundle of Nintendo Switch for $500 which includes a neon or gray gaming consoles with physical copies of "The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild" and "Mario Kart 8 Deluxe".

Author: 0 Celtics shuffle lineup with Green starting over Johnson

The Boston Celtics started off the match with a big first quarter that ended 33-15, marking Boston's highest-scoring quarter and Chicago's lowest offensive quarter in the series . Dwyane Wade led the team in scoring with 18 points, Jimmy Butler had 14 points while Robin Lopez chipped in with 12 points, but it was evident right from the tipoff that the Bulls weren't almost as risky without Rondo at the point.

Author: 0 Why Are Republicans So Scared Of Georgia Democrat Jon Ossoff?

Ossoff is the Democratic candidate hoping to represent Georgia's sixth congressional district , a position that was vacated when Tom Price left to become President Donald Trump's health and human services secretary. Last night, Handel told a Georgia crowd that she'll fight for their values, including those on health care. He took all but one percent of the vote secured by Democratic candidates, which means that Republicans as a whole won a narrow majority.

Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+ now in India, pre-order on Flipkart

And of course, Galaxy's biggest competition, Apple's iPhone 8 is also rumored to feature an interesting, nearly bezel-less design. The device features various innovative biometric technologies such as a face recognition scanner and a smart voice assistance program named Bixby.

Author: 0 Galaxy Note 8 tipped to swipe the iPhone 7 Plus's top feature

The device features various innovative biometric technologies such as a face recognition scanner and a smart voice assistance program named Bixby. Samsung's new flagship phones are also the first smartphones in the world to support Bluetooth 5.0.

Electronics Microsoft to sell Galaxy S8 phones pre-loaded with its own apps
Author: 0 Microsoft to sell Galaxy S8 phones pre-loaded with its own apps

The S8 features Bixby, Samsung's new artificial intelligent digital assistant, which responds to spoken commands, allowing users to control their phones with their voices alone. Unlike Cardboard, Google's less sophisticated DIY VR platform, the Daydream VR , will be a no-go for Samsung's newest pair of flagships, out April 21.

Electronics Olympic champion Kenenisa Bekele in a hurry for London Marathon glory
Author: 0 Olympic champion Kenenisa Bekele in a hurry for London Marathon glory

Kenya's Mary Keitany, the second fastest woman of all time, has said that a new world record could be on the cards at the 2017 London Marathon to be held on Sunday. "I don't know about the world record, but we will run the best time". Briton Paula Radcliffe set the 2:17:42 World Record at the 2005 London Marathon, but Keitany believes it could go on Sunday.

Electronics Friday the 13th: The Game Launches This May
Author: 0 Friday the 13th: The Game Launches This May

Counselors can defeat Jason by luring him into a specific trap, but it requires precise teamwork and planning to pull off. Essentially, the counselors are tasked with escaping or working together to kill Jason Voorhees while the Jason player must locate and kill the counselors.

Electronics Samsung fails: Face unlock is not as secure as you think
Author: 0 Samsung fails: Face unlock is not as secure as you think

Samsung expects its new Galaxy S8 smartphone to become its best-selling handset of all time. Barring the top notch specifications which the device brings in with itself, Samsung also boasted a lot about the security aspect of the device. This screen lets you program the facial recognition feature on the Galaxy S8 . But the first of the measures on that list - the facial recognition system - has been shown to be less than secure.

Author: 0 L L C Has $107.743 Million Stake in Microsoft Co. (MSFT)

FMR LLC increased its stake in Microsoft by 11.0% in the fourth quarter. The company is expected to report earnings of $0.7 a share for the next quarter. Huntington National Bank now owns 1,146,705 shares of the software giant's stock worth $66,050,000 after buying an additional 239,730 shares during the last quarter.

Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S8 pre-orders crosses 1 million units mark

Moreover, the facility of wireless charging also makes Galaxy S8 and S8+ the most liked device. The Galaxy S8 comes with an intuitive soft key, in place of the home key, that has a pressure sensor embedded under the display. Early complaints about the Galaxy S8 involves the Bixby button. But we can assume the price will be around 50K INR considering the price of Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7+.

Electronics HTC One A9 Starts Receiving Android Nougat Update in India
Author: 0 HTC One A9 Starts Receiving Android Nougat Update in India

The phone had already received the same treat in several other markets, including the USA and Europe, but those in India can now speak the same language with their counterparts. Also, make sure that your phone's battery power is at least 50%, otherwise, find a power source and keep it connected throughout the upgrade process.

Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ to launch in India today

Samsung Galaxy S8 sports a 5.8-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED panel, whereas the S8 Plus sports a larger 6.2-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED panel. The S8+ has a 3,500 mAh battery. Samsung Dex is one of the best features that let you connect the external display. These are bezel-less displays sporting a resolution of 2961x1440 pixels, along with the 18:9 aspect ratio.

Author: 0 Samsung Launches Galaxy S8 In India

The 12 MP rear camera lens remains the same as in the previous Galaxy S7, but Samsung has said that the camera software has been improved. Samsung delivered somewhat of a surprise when it confirmed the Note series would return this year in the form of the Galaxy Note 8.

Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S8 pre-orders eclipse S7

So if you did pre-order from Samsung's website , maybe check your emails or maybe your mail to see if you might be one of those eligible for it. With each new edition of its flagship line, Samsung is used to launch an ultra-resistant variant called Active.

Author: 0 Obama's call hints at support for Macron in French election

Yesterday Rupert Harrison, an aide to George Osborne during his time as Chancellor, insisted the possibility of election victory for Ms Le Pen would be an "existential threat" to the Euro. If, and this looks likely if the polls are to be believed, that runoff features Le Pen against Macron, you can expect to hear a lot more about the French election and what it all means for the global populist movement that delivered Donald Trump to the White House in the coming weeks.

Author: 0 Verizon's Galaxy S8 offers even more limited functionality when using Bixby

Every phone has a few problems, and the recently-released Galaxy S8 is no exception. For all intents and purposes, Samsung is pushing Google Play Music as the only music app you'll ever need to use. B&H Photo prices are a little more sane. Granted, the mostly glass design can be slippery, but given what's inside, you'll keep your mitts on it as often as you can.

Electronics Snap acquires geofilter patent for $7.7 million
Author: 0 Snap acquires geofilter patent for $7.7 million

To be more specific, the patent focused on what is known today as "Geofilters", special photo filters that are available by mobile geo-location. It does not require the app to be updated every time there is a new Geo-photo filter to push. The previous best for Israel was a $2.7 million patent related to Google Maps. In addition, the company acquired the patent because Geofilters are an important part of its revenue.

Electronics Screen Savor: A
Author: 0 Screen Savor: A "Free Fire" in the Belly

Everyone is here for the violence and colorful characters, to which Free Fire delivers with gleeful overindulgence. Especially when you've got strong, amusing characterizations and reams of nasty, clever dialogue to burn, but also by demonstrating there's more than one way of making filmic space the star of a movie.

Electronics Easter road deaths increase
Author: 0 Easter road deaths increase

The DA has asked that the minister explain "in detail, why there has been an alarming 51% increase in road deaths despite millions spent on numerous road safety campaigns". "The report illustrates a new pattern in which crashes shifted from the identified historical hotspots to new routes and built-up areas". Minibus type vehicles contributed 7.6% and buses 1.1%, which indicates that most of the passengers who died were travelling in cars.

Electronics Microsoft's recommended minimum specs for Windows 10 'CloudBook' revealed
Author: 0 Microsoft's recommended minimum specs for Windows 10 'CloudBook' revealed

As Microsoft's May 2 event is coming closer, more and more details are being uncovered about their Chromebook-killer OS and hardware, dubbed as Windows 10 Cloud and CloudBook, respectively. A set of leaked specs sheet and performance benchmark show that Microsoft's rumored CloudBook could be a great contender against Google Chromebook.

Author: 0 Indian business tycoon Vijay Mallya arrested in London

On a day when businessman Vijay Mallya was arrested by the Scotland Yard in London and momentarily released on bail, Prime Minister Narendra Modi criticised those have "looted the poor and middle classes". Known for his flamboyance, the only reference Mallya made to his arrest was to blame the Indian media with an earlier tweet. We are entering into treaties with other countries so that offenders can not flee.

Electronics Tips pour in, but no sign of slaying suspect Stephens
Author: 0 Tips pour in, but no sign of slaying suspect Stephens

Pennsylvania State Police said Stephens, the suspect in the random killing of a Cleveland retiree posted on Facebook, shot and killed. "After a brief pursuit, Stephens shot and killed himself ", Pennsylvania State Police said on Twitter. "I am pretty sure he figured out that we were on to him", said DuCharme Jr. 74-year-old Robert Godwin was shot and killed by Stephens on Easter Sunday while he was on his way home from a family luncheon.

Author: 0 Facebook's Helicopter The Tether-tenna Will Deliver Internet Access In Crisis Situations

This technology is being tested in San Jose, which Facebook technicians say is particularly congested. It makes sense for Facebook to invest in such technologies as its growth depends on more people being connected to the Internet. He added: " When completed, this technology will be able to be deployed immediately and operate for months at a time to bring back connectivity in case of an emergency - ensuring the local community can stay connected while the in-ground connectivity is under fix".

Electronics Facebook introduces VR Spaces, AR camera effects at F8
Author: 0 Facebook introduces VR Spaces, AR camera effects at F8

Well, the camera is the first AR platform that has new AR features that will be baked into Facebook's apps as camera options, with Zuckerberg showing off virtual images popping up off of the breakfast table. He also briefly mentioned Facebook's plans for the future , and confirmed that development is underway on a revolutionising computer interface that is capable of 'mind reading'.

Electronics Apple Unveils New LivePhotosKit API to Embed Live Photos on the Web
Author: 0 Apple Unveils New LivePhotosKit API to Embed Live Photos on the Web

The newly released LivePhotosKit JavaScript API , which has been made available by the Cupertino-based company on the NPM JavaScript community site, essentially enables websites to support playback for Live Photos. Users of iPhones 6s and up can capture a Live Photo with the standard Camera app. This would let the developers use the API and share Live Photos playback on iOS, macOS and the web.

Electronics Blackstone's first-quarter earnings more than double
Author: 0 Blackstone's first-quarter earnings more than double

Oliver Luxxe Assets LLC's holdings in Blackstone Group were worth $4,621,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Sanders Morris Harris Inc. raised its stake in Blackstone Group by 33.5% in the third quarter. If you are accessing this news story on another domain, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of USA & global copyright & trademark laws.

Author: 0 Three exciting new features coming to your Facebook

Augmented reality is the technology used by apps like Pokemon Go that mix reality with the virtual world. "I am confident now we are going to push this augmented-reality platform forward", Zuckerberg said , adding that the technology would eventually be incorporated into eyeglasses.

Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S8 And S8 Plus Launch Event In India

But we can assume the price will be around 50K INR considering the price of Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7+. Both the devices will ship starting 5th May 2017. Samsung started shipping the new device for those who purchased it through preorders which ran from April 7-17. And yes, don't forget about the new Bixby assistant.

Electronics Smith Purchases 53 Shares of Cybg Plc (CYBG) Stock
Author: 0 Smith Purchases 53 Shares of Cybg Plc (CYBG) Stock

The company has market cap of $140.37 million. The Company operates in Europe & International Division and South Africa Division. It has a 63.58 P/E ratio. It has outperformed by 0.48% the S&P500. It operates a fleet of vessels operating on the Rhine and Danube waterways, and an ocean going vessel, which provides top off services, and operates on worldwide sea routes.