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A mid-range Pixel phone could be released to India in July/August
- April 05, 2018

Even as the Amazon Echo , Echo Plus , and Echo Dot devices are made available in the country, the use cases are quite limited as smarter homes are not fully commercial. These may include the Google Home speakers and the new Pixelbook . The news is based on the Redington India's communication with its retail partners. (more...)
Nokia 7 Plus: Features in detail; see what makes this smartphone special Nokia 7 Plus: Features in detail; see what makes this smartphone special
- April 05, 2018

Nokia 6 2018 Android One Price in India is Rs. 16,999. Nokia 8 Sirocco will be available at a recommended best buy price of Rs. 49,999 in Black color only. This phone is water and dust resistant with IP67 certification and incorporates fingerprint sensor on the back plus Face Unlock feature. The sports ZIESS-branded dual rear cameras with a 12MP primary sensor and a 13MP secondary sensor for 2X optical zoom. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy J7 (2018) aka Galaxy J7 Duo to offer Bixby support
- April 05, 2018

Samsung has pulled the plug on support for the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge. The device with model number SM-G8750 packs Snapdragon 660, the latest mid-range chip from Qualcomm, coupled with 4 GB of RAM . After launching three new laptops in its Notebook 3 and 5 range, Samsung has made a decision to launch a gaming laptop called the Samsung Notebook Odyssey Z. (more...)
Overwatch's next PvE mission is a Blackwatch strike in Italy Overwatch's next PvE mission is a Blackwatch strike in Italy
- April 05, 2018

Blizzard has delivered once again with a new comic for their FPS game, Overwatch . Overwatch's next seasonal event, Overwatch Archives, kicks off next week on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. Archives will be getting a brand new mode called Retribution , which shines the spotlight on the four Blackwatch members, Gabriel "Reaper" Reyes, McCree, Genji, and Moira, who are in pursuit of a high-ranking Talon member in Rialto, Italy. (more...)
Men's Golf Heads Into Final Round Of The Goodwin In 17th Place Men's Golf Heads Into Final Round Of The Goodwin In 17th Place
- April 05, 2018

He used seven birdies Sunday to post a 3-under in the final round. Bling said he and his teammates struggled on the greens all weekend. "All I can say is if my ball ever goes in the 9th hole at Brackenwood, it can stay there". Andrew Bentley, manager & PGA pro at the St Andrews Indoor Golf Centre, said: " We were proud to support this venture by hosting it and allowing the use of our three Trackman bays. (more...)
Jio Payments Bank Limited commences operations: RBI Jio Payments Bank Limited commences operations: RBI
- April 05, 2018

Telecom major Bharti Airtel was the first to begin payment bank services in November 2016. Known for its disruptive data services and free data plans, Reliance Jio has now forayed into the banking business with a payments bank service, Reserve Bank of India has confirmed. (more...)
New Range of Asus ROG Gaming Laptops Launched in India New Range of Asus ROG Gaming Laptops Launched in India
- April 05, 2018

Specifically, Asus refreshed its ROG Zephyrus with the new chips. The familiar looking ROG STRIX Gaming series is paired with a Core i7 8700K today, is a motherboard positioned in the affordable mainstream segment of the line-up. There will be a slightly lower specced version of this laptop with an Intel Core i7-8750H CPU and a GTX 1070 GPU with 8GB of GDDR5 VRAM. The Asus ROG Strix SCAR Edition gaming laptop is being marketed as a platform to give gamers a competitive edge in ... (more...)
Up to 87 million affected by Facebook privacy scandal Up to 87 million affected by Facebook privacy scandal
- April 05, 2018

It was my mistake'. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was asked whether anyone had been fired at Facebook over the Cambridge Analytica data scandal . It has also previously left Instagram out of its published numbers of how many people were exposed to Russian propaganda, only to update those figures without public notice later. (more...)
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCAU) Shares Bought by Alliancebernstein LP Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCAU) Shares Bought by Alliancebernstein LP
- April 05, 2018

The higher the RVOL the more In Play the stock is. And doubling the growth more than doubles the capital gain, due to the compounding effect. VOLATILITY FACTOR: The stock remained 3.90% volatile in recent week and indicated 2.47% volatility in last month. (more...)
MSI launches GT75 Titan gaming laptop with Intel i9 processor in India MSI launches GT75 Titan gaming laptop with Intel i9 processor in India
- April 05, 2018

The GS65 Stealth Thin is now available for pre-order on Newegg and Amazon and will be available in other online website and in-store sometime towards the end of the month. Battery life is another area where the MSI GS65 Stealth Thin impresses, at least on paper. Initially revealed at this year's CES, the GE Raider RGB Edition line of laptops inspired by sports cars as well as the PC gaming community's enormous admiration for RGB-lit products. (more...)
Bucks 106, Celtics 102 Bucks 106, Celtics 102
- April 05, 2018

While they may have entered the night even more shorthanded than they already had been, the Celtics came out with a objective early on by getting out in front of the Bucks in the opening minutes of the game. After a Milwaukee miss, Marcus Morris did the same at the other end which prevented Boston from putting the necessary pressure on the Bucks needed in order to rally for the win. (more...)
Massive discovery deep in space shocks scientists Massive discovery deep in space shocks scientists
- April 05, 2018

The latter three are all red supergiants, while Rigel is a blue-white and Deneb a white, with Delta Cephei belonging to prototype Cepheid variable. No other individual star had been seen in such a distance. Still, Icarus was massive, hotter than the Sun, and possibly thousands of times as luminous. Kelly went on to admit that when he began his research for the project, he had not set out to find any kind of rare star but rather to simply see what was out there, given that the discoveries ... (more...)
Tinder testing video feature called Tinder testing video feature called "Loops"
- April 05, 2018

The company says it made a decision to test videos because it believes videos can show more of users' personalities, and that can increase people's chances of getting liked. But it's likely that Tinder users will find other use cases for looping videos beyond that. Users simply select a video that shows them doing something they really enjoy and showcases their personality. (more...)
HTC Vive Day 2018 Brings Vive Pro Starter Kit, Freebies HTC Vive Day 2018 Brings Vive Pro Starter Kit, Freebies
- April 05, 2018

Vive Pro represents the best technology in a PC-based VR headset today, from resolution to comfort to audio. All of this is meant to get new Vive users, especially those picking up the Vive Pro, off to the quickest and smoothest start possible. (more...)
Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook will apply European Union privacy rules globally 'in spirit' Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook will apply European Union privacy rules globally 'in spirit'
- April 04, 2018

The social media mogul will be discussing his "company's use and protection of user data", according to a statement released by the committee. "Once finalized, we'll publish these documents and ask you to agree to them on Facebook, along with information about the choices you have over your privacy". (more...)
Intel Corp (INQ) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts
- April 04, 2018

The stock has seen its SMA50 which is now 1.39%. Tower International, Inc. (NYSE:TOWR) has risen 1.52% since April 4, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 33.10% the S&P500. Analysts await EQT Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:EQM) to report earnings on April, 26. Annual earnings per share (EPS) growth noted at 7.80% in past 5 Years and Long-term annual earnings per share (EPS) growth is expected to reach 9.03% in coming 5 years. (more...)
Nokia 9 To Launch With Triple Rear Cameras & In-glass Fingerprint Sensor Nokia 9 To Launch With Triple Rear Cameras & In-glass Fingerprint Sensor
- April 04, 2018

It will go on sale in India from 6 April. If you are a sucker of aesthetics, Nokia 8 Sirocco is the flawless choice for you. ICICI bank will offer a 5% cashback till May 31, 2018. Sensors on board include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, digital compass, gyroscope, proximity sensor, and a rear-facing fingerprint sensor. (more...)
Apple Releases iOS 11.4 Public beta 1 to Public testers Apple Releases iOS 11.4 Public beta 1 to Public testers
- April 04, 2018

Those familiar with the plans claim that if Apple continues to develop these new technologies for the iPhone, they likely will not make their debut for another two or three years. This is the first developer beta for iOS 11.4 and includes AirPlay 2, along with hints that HomePod stereo support is finally coming. The only additions in the beta software aren't exactly new. (more...)
Far Cry 5 Live Event Times, Dates, and Well Done Rewards Far Cry 5 Live Event Times, Dates, and Well Done Rewards
- April 04, 2018

Or you could tackle one of the new live events that tasks players with embracing their inner pyromaniac. Here's the catch: Before you start flinging petrol bombs everywhere, the Well Done live event will only track flame kills done without the use of Molotov cocktails or flamethrowers. (more...)
IOS 11.4 Beta 1 Download Available For iPhone And iPad Users
- April 04, 2018

While the battery management feature was the primary draw of the update, we also saw the addition of other features like iMessage for Businesses and the addition of new Animoji. iOS 11.4 beta also includes ClassKit, Apple's latest framework for developers to build education apps to support the new Schoolwork iPad app , which lets teachers assign specific assignments within apps. (more...)
Ubisoft Will Further Support Ghost Recon Wildlands With Year 2 Content Ubisoft Will Further Support Ghost Recon Wildlands With Year 2 Content
- April 04, 2018

All of Special Operations 1 will be free for all players. It goes without saying that Ubisoft seem keen to offer a replayability to their players, particularly as Ghost Recon Wildlands will also be featuring a free themed PvE mission and a special challenge with exclusive rewards. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy A6+ to launch soon, spotted on company's website
- April 04, 2018

While you wouldn't describe the Pixel 2 as an ugly phone , its thicker bezels mean that the award for aesthetics has to go to the Galaxy S9: that curved, bezel-free, Infinity Display is just fantastic on the eye, and it's bigger too - 5.8 inches (at 1440 x 2960 pixels) versus 5.0 inches (at 1080 x 1920 pixels). (more...)
New Footage and A New GameInformer Cover for Insomniac Spider-Man Released New Footage and A New GameInformer Cover for Insomniac Spider-Man Released
- April 04, 2018

All this month, Game Informer will be promoting the Spider-Man PS4 video game and announced the news with a Spider-Man PS4 trailer and cover art to their latest issue by legendary comic book artist Alex Ross. They told how easily The Spider-Man will be using webs, swinging around and perform in close combat by switching fast. The magazine will also confirm the names of the villains in the game. (more...)
Dallet wins Wisconsin Supreme Court race Dallet wins Wisconsin Supreme Court race
- April 04, 2018

Walker's comments came after liberal Judge Rebecca Dallet overcame conservative Judge Michael Screnock in the race for a Wisconsin Supreme Court seat on Tuesday night. Screnock, a Sauk County circuit judge, was endorsed by Walker and backed by about $400,000 from the state GOP. Turnout was high Tuesday morning in the Democratic cities of Madison and Milwaukee, a good sign for Dallet. (more...)
Dutch Attorney Implicated in Mueller Probe Sentenced to 30 Days in Prison Dutch Attorney Implicated in Mueller Probe Sentenced to 30 Days in Prison
- April 04, 2018

Van der Zwaan allegedly had no link with the Trump campaign, but Mueller says that the lawyer and Gates held conversations with a Russian intelligence agent identified as "Person A" in September and October 2016, just before the election. (more...)
Milky Way Mystery: Is Our Galaxy Getting Even Bigger? Milky Way Mystery: Is Our Galaxy Getting Even Bigger?
- April 04, 2018

Now two-and-a-half million light years apart, both the Milky Way and Andromeda are spiral galaxies, but Andromeda is much larger at 110,000 light years across and containing an estimated one trillion stars. In all three areas, the findings on the age range of the stars are consistent, researchers said. They measured the light emitted from these areas to determine the types of stars present, which were mainly young blue stars, and also measured their movement within the region to determine ... (more...)
NASA orders a supersonic X-Plane, easy on the boom NASA orders a supersonic X-Plane, easy on the boom
- April 04, 2018

According to NASA , the X-plane will cruise at an altitude 55,000 feet and a speed of roughly 940 miles per hour - and "create a sound about as loud as a auto door closing". "It's about the data that will be collected". While NASA is working to reduce the sonic boom, other companies are working on their own supersonic aircraft designs - all of which will still create sonic booms during flight. (more...)
Google adds Wi-Fi, Chromebooks to more school buses for rural students Google adds Wi-Fi, Chromebooks to more school buses for rural students
- April 03, 2018

It is part of the "For Education" initiative to allow students in rural areas and on long commutes to and from school to do homework. Students from Lenoir, North Carolina and Berkeley County, South Carolina, were the first to benefit from the program, which will soon expand to serve more than 4,000 students, Google spokeswoman Charlotte Smith said . (more...)
Airtel offers up to 1000GB of bonus data for its broadband users Airtel offers up to 1000GB of bonus data for its broadband users
- April 03, 2018

Earlier, the offer was scheduled to end on March 31, 2018 but the company made a decision to extend it. However, the service provider has extended it to October 2018. 1,099 and Rs. 1,299, both offering 1000GB bonus data. Airtel's Rs 1099 broadband plan comes with up to 100 Mbps speeds, 100 GB data per month and over 1000 GB extra data, which can also be carried forward. (more...)
Apple to use its own chips in Macs from 2020
- April 03, 2018

Apple is not new to the chip-making market, as they created their own Bluetooth chip to instantly pair its AirPods to an iPhone and a security chip that protects personal data and biometrics from hacks. The main objective of this initiative is to line up all of Apple's devices including the Mac , iPhones, and iPads. Bloomberg cites people familiar with the plans as saying that the so-called Katamala initiative is "still in the early developmental stages" but that in-house production ... (more...)