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IPhone 'saved' woman's life by stopping bullet during Las Vegas shooting IPhone 'saved' woman's life by stopping bullet during Las Vegas shooting
- October 05, 2017

Luckily, the woman escaped the chaos unharmed after her iPhone blocked a bullet. The unnamed woman reportedly showed her cab driver her damaged phone after the attack, which saw 59 people killed and 527 injured. After the incident 23 guns were found in his hotel room. Paddock's girlfriend, Marilou Danley-who authorities recently upgraded to a person of interest in the investigation after initially clearing her-returned to the United States on October 4 for questioning. (more...)
Honor launches MediaPad T3 and MediaPad T3 10 Android tablets in India Honor launches MediaPad T3 and MediaPad T3 10 Android tablets in India
- October 05, 2017

Both the new Honor tablets come with Microsoft Office and Kids Corner apps. It's also worth noting that the MediaPad T3 10 is now discounted at Flipkart, as its two variants are priced at Rs. It will be available in Space Grey and Luxurious Gold colours. The handset measures 211.07 x 124.65 x 7.95 mm and weighs 350 grams. The MediaPad T3 10 comes with a larger 9.6-inch sized IPS display offering the same 1280 x 800 resolution. (more...)
Facebook 'context' button is latest effort to fight fake news Facebook 'context' button is latest effort to fight fake news
- October 05, 2017

Facebook announced Thursday that it was testing a new feature to help the social media platform's more than one billion users become smarter news consumers. While it's not clear how popular the new context feature will be with users, it's hard to believe that it won't have some kind of an impact, if only because the feature puts all of these new tools a click away. (more...)
Nest to make more devices compatible with Google Assistant Nest to make more devices compatible with Google Assistant
- October 05, 2017

Now any user with a phone that has the Google Assistant enabled can say things like: "OK Google, play Spotify" or "OK Google , play some dreampop on Spotify". Now we have some new details about how that connection will work, and it's clear that people will be able to get more out of integrating all of Google's smart home products together. (more...)
Google Home is getting a lot friendlier with Nest products Google Home is getting a lot friendlier with Nest products
- October 05, 2017

On stage the company just announced that its Google Home speaker (and now, Google Home Mini ) will soon have deeper, more useful integrations with Nest hardware. This feature, while it's actually something really basic, can have many different utilities: you can use a broadcast for telling your friends something in another room, you can use one for waking up your children in the morning, and a lot more! For example, customers will be able to use the Assistant to view footage from their Nest ... (more...)
Constellation Brands (STZ) Given Daily Coverage Optimism Score of 0.15 Constellation Brands (STZ) Given Daily Coverage Optimism Score of 0.15
- October 05, 2017

Virtus Investment Advisers has invested 0.86% in Constellation Brands , Inc. (NYSE: STZ ). Gam Hldgs Ag holds 44,418 shares. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. (more...)
Senate probes IGP over alleged corruption, nepotism, diversion of funds Senate probes IGP over alleged corruption, nepotism, diversion of funds
- October 05, 2017

The IGP has been in sexual relationship with two female serving Police officers, that is one Amina and Esther. "He quickly did a secret wedding in Kaduna because the lady is four months pregnant". The panel, according to Saraki, is to probe the allegations against the IGP while the allegations against Misau are to be probed by the Senate committee chaired by Senator Samuel Anyanwu (PDP, Imo). (more...)
Russian-linked Facebook ads targeted Wisconsin in the 2016 campaign Russian-linked Facebook ads targeted Wisconsin in the 2016 campaign
- October 05, 2017

He carried both states by narrow margins. Facebook on Monday handed over more than 3,000 of the Russia-linked ads to the House and Senate intelligence committees. North Carolina Republican Sen. Warner and Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.), chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, held a news conference Wednesday afternoon to provide an update on the committee's probe into Russia's role in the 2016 election. (more...)
Street Fighter 5 arcade mode coming in January Street Fighter 5 arcade mode coming in January
- October 05, 2017

Some images were shared over at Capcom-Unity of how the game will look in this new update, which you can see here. Well, now there's an Amazon listing for Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition . Extra Battle - Complete timed challenges to obtain exclusive costumes throughout 2018. The listing also promises a number of new features, including a new menu interface and additional V-Triggers for each character. (more...)
Microsoft's new Android launcher lets you connect your phone and PC Microsoft's new Android launcher lets you connect your phone and PC
- October 05, 2017

The rebrand makes a lot of sense as the name "Arrow" didn't really have anything to do with Microsoft, despite having strong integrations for other Microsoft services like Outlook and Bing. There is no word yet on when it will also be offered on Android, but Microsoft does say that the app will be available "soon". This move will help the users synchronize their work on desktop and mobile devices with the help of features like Favorites, Reading List, New Tab Page and Reading View. (more...)
Spotify voice controls are coming to all Google Assistant-powered devices Spotify voice controls are coming to all Google Assistant-powered devices
- October 05, 2017

With the app installed, you can add the shortcut to the home screen of your Android device and click on it to activate the Assistant. Your Google App must be up to date to use the Google Assitant on your phone. This implies you can utilize your voice to control Spotify on any Google Assistant-bolstered gadget. It allows you to quickly access your Google Assistant with one tap. (more...)
Google Just Unveiled its Home Mini Internet-Connected Speaker Google Just Unveiled its Home Mini Internet-Connected Speaker
- October 05, 2017

Google Home Max also supports Google Cast and Bluetooth as well as direct input. It will be sold for $49 in the US. We should have in mind that Google Home already had phone call functionality . Google also announced that the Google Home and Google Assistant products will launch in Japan this week. By closing or ignoring this message, you are consenting to our use of cookies. (more...)
In the Moment: Instagram and Facebook to sync stories In the Moment: Instagram and Facebook to sync stories
- October 05, 2017

This cross-posting feature between Instagram and Facebook was actually first discovered last month . For those who have it already, the feature is located on the top right of the page below notifications and above the trending news links. (more...)
The Mitsubishi e-Evolution Concept Has Three Motors And An 'AI System' The Mitsubishi e-Evolution Concept Has Three Motors And An 'AI System'
- October 05, 2017

Instead, it takes the form of a state-of-the art SUV created to showcase the very latest in Mitsubishi's electric vehicle thinking. Mitsubishi has teased its e-Evolution concept ahead of its global debut at the upcoming Tokyo Motor Show . (more...)
Samsung Comes To VR World with their Out of this World Odyssey Samsung Comes To VR World with their Out of this World Odyssey
- October 05, 2017

Samsung's headset is HMD Odyssey and has full support for the Microsoft platform - Windows Mixed Reality. Users would be able to enjoy Microsoft's huge catalog of around 20,000 apps and games on Microsoft Store. Various sensors onboard include compass, accelerometer, gyroscope, proximity, and IPD sensor. "The HMD Odyssey has a pair of 3.5" AMOLED displays with a resolution of 1440x1600 per eye. (more...)
Huawei launches Honor Holly 4 smartphone priced at Rs 11999 Huawei launches Honor Holly 4 smartphone priced at Rs 11999
- October 05, 2017

The Honor 9i comes in Prestige Gold, Aurora blue and Graphite Black. The front/selfie camera is a combination of 13-Megapixel sensor and a 2-Megapixel sensor. The Honor 9i supports 4G VoLTE connectivity and also has other connectivity options like WI-Fi 802.11/b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS, A-GPS along with few sensors that are required for automation of the handset. (more...)
Castroneves Switches from IndyCar to IMSA with Team Penske Castroneves Switches from IndyCar to IMSA with Team Penske
- October 05, 2017

On Wednesday, Team Penske officially announced a move that had been rumored for months. Castroneves' opportunity to continue in the Indianapolis 500 means he gets at least one more opportunity to be the fourth driver to win four Indianapolis 500s. (more...)
Google Reveals Pixel 2, 2 XL, Smart Speakers & More Google Reveals Pixel 2, 2 XL, Smart Speakers & More
- October 05, 2017

Arriving with the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL are a new Pixelbook laptop, Google Home Mini , Google Home Max Speaker, Daydream VR headset, and much more. All a customer needs to do is open the case and a Pixel smartphone or any other Android phone with version 7.0 Nougat software and Google Assistant on them will connect immediately. (more...)
Widow of Steve Jobs buying part of Wizards-Caps empire Widow of Steve Jobs buying part of Wizards-Caps empire
- October 05, 2017

Investor Ted Leonsis will remain the CEO and majority stakeholder and retain control over the sports teams. Powell Jobs, 53, is already one of the wealthiest women in the world with a fortune estimated at $20 billion, much of it in stock in Apple , co-founded by her late husband Steve Jobs . (more...)
Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You! Full Theatrical Trailer Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You! Full Theatrical Trailer
- October 05, 2017

The trailer starts off with some touching, memorable moments. Though many elements are the same, such as his encounter with Pikachu and the Spearow, and his friendship with a lost Charmander, Ash's friends, battles, and quest are very, very different. (more...)
DeepMind launches new research team to investigate AI ethics DeepMind launches new research team to investigate AI ethics
- October 05, 2017

For DeepMind, the hope is that its new unit will achieve two primary aims: to help technologists puts ethics into practice when the time comes, and to ensure society is sufficiently prepared for the day AI becomes part of the wider world. This is easier said than done in the field of AI, though, Harding and Legassick said, which is why the DeepMind Ethics and Society has been established. (more...)
WatchOS 4.01 for Apple Watch Series 3 LTE fixes Wi-Fi/LTE bug WatchOS 4.01 for Apple Watch Series 3 LTE fixes Wi-Fi/LTE bug
- October 05, 2017

According to Apple , watchOS 4.0.1 contains the security improvements of watchOS 4, and it's only available for the new Apple Watch Series 3. The recently introduced Apple Watch with LTE is without question the biggest update to the Apple Watch we've seen yet. (more...)
Australian-made action RPG Hand of Fate 2 launches next month Australian-made action RPG Hand of Fate 2 launches next month
- October 05, 2017

Hand of Fate 2 launches November 7 on Xbox One X , Xbox One, PC, and PlayStation 4. What do you get when you cross a collectible card game (CCG) with a board game and Batman: Arkham Asylum's combat? The original Hand of Fate was something of a novelty. (more...)
OGW who helped JeM militants reach BSF camp identified: IGP OGW who helped JeM militants reach BSF camp identified: IGP
- October 05, 2017

But the Islamist group, Jaish-e-Mohammad, has said it carried out the attack. According to reports , the attackers entered the 182 battalion camp in Humhama area around 4.30 am. "We suspect 6-7 more terrorists from the group could still be in the valley", IG Muneer Khan said in a press conference at the BSF battalion headquarters. (more...)
Sonos Leaps Into The World Of Smart Speakers With 'Sonos One'
- October 04, 2017

This feature should also enable any content available on iOS not now available on Sonos to be played over Sonos speakers (like Apple Podcasts, Overcast, etc.). All existing Sonos speakers should work as well, but we'll confirm. Sonos didn't make clear if different songs can be sent to different speakers if you're controlling via AirPlay 2, however you will be able to control individual volumes. (more...)
Laurion Capital Management LP Has $793000 Position in Huntsman Corporation (HUN)
- October 04, 2017

The company has market cap of $19.01 billion. The stock rose 0.02% or $0.01 reaching $27.98. About 364,923 shares traded. Huntsman Corporation (HUN ) has an operating margin of 7.80%. Therefore 82% are positive. Huntsman Corporation has a 12 month low of $15.38 and a 12 month high of $28.67. ValuEngine raised Huntsman Corporation from a "buy" rating to a "strong-buy" rating in a report on Friday, September 1st. (more...)
Google launches Google Home Mini and Google Home Max
- October 04, 2017

It also supports touch control for performing different actions. Like most of Google's products, it's created to learn your habits to adjust its sound profiles based on usage or time of day. Google's voice-activated digital assistant will serve as the brains for all the speakers. But what do you actually do with it? Google also announced a content partnership with Disney. (more...)
IOS 11 gradually replacing its predecessor with slow adoption rate IOS 11 gradually replacing its predecessor with slow adoption rate
- October 04, 2017

Apple released their iOS 11 OS just over three weeks ago, since then we have seen two software updates in the form of iOS 11.0.1 and iOS 11.0.2 . There is speculation that iOS users are waiting for certain features like Apple Pay Cash to be included in a future version of iOS 11 (more on this later) before installing the update. (more...)
Assassin's Creed Origins - 'Birth of the Brotherhood' & 'Tales from the Tombs' trailers
- October 04, 2017

Assassin's Creed Origins is one of the few major third-party titles that Microsoft locked down with a marketing deal, so it should come as no surprise that the game is being bundled with Xbox's console. until 9 p.m. PT/9 p.m. until midnight ET if you can! It appears that the 500GB model might not be available to those in the United States, as it is not showing up on the Microsoft Store at the moment. (more...)
Horizon Zero Dawn: Complete Edition coming December 5 Horizon Zero Dawn: Complete Edition coming December 5
- October 04, 2017

Guerrilla Games has outdone themselves, in astounding fashion. The tweet in question featured a screenshot of a video game listing. "We're thrilled that Horizon Zero Dawn has been embraced by critics and players alike". "We knew Horizon Zero Dawn was going to be something special, so to see the incredible critical reaction to a brand new game world translate into this level of sales is really gratifying", said Shawn Layden, Chairman of SIE Worldwide Studios. (more...)