Technology


Amazon's Alexa can send SMS texts Amazon's Alexa can send SMS texts
- February 01, 2018

However, the new feature is now available only in the United States and on Android smartphones. Alexa is the name for Amazon's artificial intelligence program. According to research firm eMarketer, 68% of voice-enabled speaker users in the USA this year will use an Amazon Echo , while 25% will use Google Home . (more...)
Army files counter FIR in Shopian firing that killed 3 Army files counter FIR in Shopian firing that killed 3
- January 31, 2018

The grave charges include those of murder and attempted murder. Police had registered an FIR of murder against the soldiers of the unit. But a black sheep can be anywhere... "The people of the area come out in a mob and attack the forces with stones and make their work extremely hard", he said. The FIR also names Army officer, Major Aditya, who was commanding the 10 Garhwal Regiment. (more...)
February PlayStation Plus Games Confirmed February PlayStation Plus Games Confirmed
- January 31, 2018

You begin small then grow throughout the adventure buy accumulating more pieces in the efforts to stave off the encroaching Goblin Army. February is a short month, so be sure to plan accordingly with all of these great games coming to PS Plus this month! Rime is a single player puzzle adventure that's set in a handsome world where players play as a young boy who wakes up on a mysterious island after a bad storm. (more...)
Gawp at PlayStation 4's new Steel Black and Midnight Blue controllers Gawp at PlayStation 4's new Steel Black and Midnight Blue controllers
- January 31, 2018

You can see images of the two DualShock 4 controllers in the gallery below. There's nothing quite like gaming with a controller that fits your style. Sony hasn't announced an exact date for when they'll arrive in the USA, but the controllers will retail for $65 each and are available to pre-order now from various retailers. (more...)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 starts receiving MIUI 9 Global Stable ROM Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 starts receiving MIUI 9 Global Stable ROM
- January 31, 2018

Multiple users have reported that their Redmi 1s, Redmi Note units are now receiving the latest update. However, there is a catch. While it's a commendable effort by Xiaomi to roll out the update to most phones released within the last four years, the company isn't doing almost enough to update the platform versions on these devices. (more...)
Russian speed skater Graf rejects Pyeongchang invitation Russian speed skater Graf rejects Pyeongchang invitation
- January 31, 2018

South Korean figure skating star Yuna Kim will be in the stands during the ladies event at the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics, according to South Korean reports. "Her passion for Team USA is contagious, and her adventures in South Korea should be fascinating", said Jim Bell, president, NBC Olympics production and programming. (more...)
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA) Valuation Gets Cheaper Ahead Of Earnings
- January 31, 2018

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (BABA) ended its last session at $199.66 by Declining -1.65%. About 23.38 million shares traded or 13.61% up from the average. State Of Wisconsin Investment Board invested in 0.08% or 566,209 shares. Therefore 47% are positive. American International Group had 71 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (more...)
New Sony Xperia Tipped To Have LG OLED Display New Sony Xperia Tipped To Have LG OLED Display
- January 31, 2018

Japanese electronics giant Sony, at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2018, already announced its three mid-range Sony Xperia smartphones in Las Vegas, USA. 34,200), and the Xperia XA2 will go on sale from February 22 at GBP 299 (roughly Rs. 27,000). As for the identity of the mystery device , it seems likely that we're looking at a successor to the aforementioned XZ1 Compact, although it's unclear whether it'll be called the XZ2 Compact or something entirely different. (more...)
PUBG Console Patch May Finally Put an End to Annoying End Game PUBG Console Patch May Finally Put an End to Annoying End Game
- January 31, 2018

For example, the patch adds more structures and cover "to improve the engagement experience", adds more off-road routes, and rebalances the item spawn level of certain areas. And speaking of updates, PUBG has just been given a new patch on Xbox One. Players on foot will now do increased damage when shooting or throwing grenades at vehicles and will also dole out "significant damage" when shooting vehicles' wheels. (more...)
Trims Holdings in Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE)
- January 31, 2018

Howe & Rusling Inc who had been investing in Adobe Sys Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $96.79B market cap company. During the last month, the stock has changed 8.95% and performed -0.07% over the last 6 months. The firm attains analyst recommendation of 2.40 on scale of 1-5 with week's performance of 0.74%. Adobe Systems Incorporated's insider ownership stands at 0.35 percent, while its insider transaction is -16.13 percent. (more...)
Monster Hunter World Celebration Item Pack Is Free For All
- January 31, 2018

The figure includes digital sales as well, and to celebrate, Capcom is giving all players the Celebration Pack . It was announced that the Monster Hunter World will be released on the Xbox One and PS4 on the 26th of January. In addition, Monster Hunter World is the first game in the Osaka house series to be released on a home console for 9 years. It can be said that Monster Hunter: World contributes to hardware traction as well. (more...)
Family of Cleveland man killed on video files lawsuit against Facebook Family of Cleveland man killed on video files lawsuit against Facebook
- January 31, 2018

CLEVELAND- The family of murder victim Robert Godwin Sr. filed a lawsuit against Facebook earlier this month. The lawsuit asserts that Facebook should have alerted the police as soon as the video was posted. "We sympathise with the victim's family, who suffered such a tragic and senseless loss". The suit alleges that on the day of Robert Godwin's killing, Facebook had "actual or constructive knowledge" that Stephens "had engaged in criminal conduct by making intimidating and coercive ... (more...)
Asus Zenfone 3 Receiving Android Oreo Update for All Unlocked Devices Asus Zenfone 3 Receiving Android Oreo Update for All Unlocked Devices
- January 31, 2018

The event will be held on February 27th at 7:30 pm CET, i.e., 12 am IST on February 28th. Last year, the delay was even more apparent as Asus unveiled the ZenFone 4 in August, but from the latest developments, it appears that the company is getting back on track for a timely launch of the Asus ZenFone 5 family. (more...)
Ford Freestyle Makes World Premiere; Launch in April 2018 Ford Freestyle Makes World Premiere; Launch in April 2018
- January 31, 2018

Upon launch the vehicle will be known as Ford Freestyle . Under the hood, Figo Cross is expected to draw power from an all-new 1.2-litre Dragon-series petrol engine. The side looks sporty with sculpted sweeping lines and the slanted rear. "This is the global unveiling of the model in India and in next few hours it would be unveiled in South America as well", Ford India President and MD Anurag Mehrotra told reporters here. (more...)
Essential Phone Oreo update delayed, will release Android 8.1 instead Essential Phone Oreo update delayed, will release Android 8.1 instead
- January 31, 2018

In a tweet via its official account, Essential has announced that the PH-1 will not get a stable Android 8.0 Oreo update. Now, though, the company is going back on that decision a bit, instead of skipping the final 8.0 rollout to send users directly to the latest version of Android. (more...)
Spotify is testing a new app that's just for listening to playlists Spotify is testing a new app that's just for listening to playlists
- January 31, 2018

The company calls Stations an "experiment" that will help people "listen to great music". Spotify described that this app plays music instantly once opened. Since Stations is brand new, the music app now only has around 100 downloads , which is mostly from Spotify staff testing out the new music service on their Android handsets. (more...)
First Images Of The Detective Pikachu Movie Set First Images Of The Detective Pikachu Movie Set
- January 31, 2018

Staunchly maintaining the idea that it's a film that Is Honestly Happening, No Take-Backs, Detective Pikachu continues to add cast members as the cameras roll. The official Pokemon movie has started filming in London and we have our first look at Ryme City. The game received rave reviews and attracted mainstream attention when Pokemon fans petitioned the Pokemon Company for an English version of the game with Danny DeVito voicing Pikachu. (more...)
South Korea has uncovered $600 million in cryptocurrency crimes South Korea has uncovered $600 million in cryptocurrency crimes
- January 31, 2018

Although it is still far too early to tell what the overall long-term impacts of the new regulations will be, the price of most cryptocurrencies immediately dropped as soon as the South Korean government announced that the regulations had been implemented. (more...)
Instagram announces post scheduling feature; Hootsuite upgrades Instagram support Instagram announces post scheduling feature; Hootsuite upgrades Instagram support
- January 31, 2018

In addition to scheduling posts, other business-friendly features added to the Instagram Graph API since its introduction a year ago have included organic insights and comment moderation . Instagram is giving the post schedule option via its API. Now, they can manage large volumes of content, multiple team members and multiple Instagram accounts easily and security. (more...)
Rockstar Games Humble Bundle (pay what you want and help charity) Rockstar Games Humble Bundle (pay what you want and help charity)
- January 31, 2018

Head to the Rockstar Games Humble Bundle page to check it out. The offer will end in 13 days, as of this writing. It also aims to confront today's major issues such as "climate change, social inequity, rural poverty, and biodiversity loss through creative, pragmatic collaboration". (more...)
Price Target Estimates for Duke Energy Corporation (DUK)
- January 31, 2018

CCI is relatively high when prices are much higher than average, and relatively low when prices are much lower than the average. Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE: DUK ) has noticeable price to earnings growth ratio of 7.67, which find it more attractive on the other stock that has lower PEG and vice versa. (more...)
Rumor: Microsoft Might Be Interested In Acquiring EA, Valve Or PUBG Corp Rumor: Microsoft Might Be Interested In Acquiring EA, Valve Or PUBG Corp
- January 31, 2018

So Microsoft can do the following: games of EA Sports will come out as usual games in the "Star wars" too, but something smaller like Dragon Age or Mass Effect only on Xbox. Microsoft has $130 billion in the bank so it can easily have enough money for a buyout. It's said that if Microsoft is going to make an acquisition, it should make an official announcement in the near future. (more...)
Amazon Creating Healthcare Company With Warren Buffet And JPMorgan Amazon Creating Healthcare Company With Warren Buffet And JPMorgan
- January 31, 2018

Insurers did not fare as well in the wake of the news. However, he also noted that any new entrant in the PBM space would have a "huge disadvantage" relative to companies like CVS , Walgreens , UnitedHealth Group, Aetna and Express Scripts due to their scale. (more...)
Data Suggests Eagles Fans To Takeover Super Bowl Crowd Data Suggests Eagles Fans To Takeover Super Bowl Crowd
- January 31, 2018

The Patriots traded backup quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo to the 49ers at the trading deadline for a second-round pick, an indication the Patriots know Brady will be around for a while. Green Airport in Providence and fly to Minneapolis . A closer look at the life interests and consumer attitudes of the two fanbases in YouGov Profiles shows what it's like to identify as a Patriots or Eagles fan. (more...)
Todd Rogers disgraced as world record Dragster score is discredited Todd Rogers disgraced as world record Dragster score is discredited
- January 31, 2018

Rogers now holds and we will continue to partner with Twin Galaxies for further video game record verification". As noted by Polygon , Rogers never provided recorded proof of his time, and his personal blog gives only a cursory explanation of how he achieved the record, recognized as the longest standing gaming record in April of previous year. (more...)
How Does Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH) Stack Up Right Now?
- January 31, 2018

The stock decreased 1.36% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $7.25. Ansys, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) has risen 43.75% since January 30, 2017 and is uptrending. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.86 earnings per share. CTSH's profit will be $518.89M for 22.20 P/E if the $0.88 EPS becomes a reality. (more...)
Mercedes-Benz A-Class Teased Ahead of Official Debut Mercedes-Benz A-Class Teased Ahead of Official Debut
- January 31, 2018

Although clad in heavy zebra camo, the previous spy shots and videos of the GLE hint that it will have a complete overhaul in its styling. The GLE, which was originally called the ML when it launched back in 2011, has a completely new exterior that is much more rounded than predecessors. (more...)
Extinction launches April 10 Extinction launches April 10
- January 31, 2018

In Extinction , players will be able to use a variety of tactics and skills. Annihilate all that stands between you and rescuing the people of Dolorum from extinction . For more information on abilities, you can view our dedicated coverage here. The Deluxe Edition is $69.99 and includes the Days of Dolorum season pass. (more...)
You can now use Alexa to send SMS messages You can now use Alexa to send SMS messages
- January 31, 2018

Alexa has already had the ability to send messages via something called Alexa messaging, but it requires the recipient to have their own Echo device or the Alexa app on their smartphone . This opens the digital assistant up to new possibilities, since you'll now be able to send messages to anyone with a phone number, rather than just other Alexa users. (more...)
Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus Releases Second DLC Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus Releases Second DLC
- January 31, 2018

The official trailer showing " The Diaries of Agent Silent Death " and in-game footage of some of the missions present in the newly dropped DLC, sit below for you to look over. The pass nets you The Adventures of Gunslinger Joe , which released back in December, and followed former quarterback Joseph Stallion as he chased the Nazis from Chicago all the way through space. (more...)