Technology


Facebook Offers New Tools For Creators Facebook Offers New Tools For Creators
- November 16, 2017

Facebook's VP of product, Fidji Simo , described the ways in which the app addresses the "diverse needs and goals" of different kinds of Facebook creators, including Markian Benhamou (who shares messages of positivity with his #SmileSquad in a Facebook Group), Jody Steel (who headlines the Watch series Body Art ), and Jay Mendoza (whose comedic skits are watched by millions). (more...)
Russian security firm Kaspersky denies deliberately lifting USA spy tools Russian security firm Kaspersky denies deliberately lifting USA spy tools
- November 16, 2017

Kaspersky says a poorly secured PC with a pirated version of Microsoft Office sent NSA files to its servers from September 11 to November 9, 2014, from a Verizon FiOS address pool for the Baltimore, Md., area. USA federal agencies have now been told to remove all Kaspersky software from their computers. The report also contained new information about how Kaspersky responded to the 2014 Equation Group malware discovery and the company policy changes that followed. (more...)
Henderson Group Plc Buys A Lot More Salesforce.Com Inc (CRM) Stock Henderson Group Plc Buys A Lot More Salesforce.Com Inc (CRM) Stock
- November 16, 2017

BHP has a beta of 1.18 and RSI is 42.78. (NYSE:CRM) has risen 7.78% since November 16, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 40.32% the S&P500.The move comes after 8 months positive chart setup for the $734.60 million company. 89 funds opened positions while 293 raised stakes. 611.55 million shares or 1.94% more from 599.94 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Analyzing the technical facts, Salesforce.com, inc. (more...)
ARMS 4.0 Update Adds New Character Misango ARMS 4.0 Update Adds New Character Misango
- November 16, 2017

Misango is also different from other fighters because charging up with his mysterious entity grants him special effects such as protection from flinching and increased speed. These buffs, however, do not last forever, and can be ended if hit by a charged ARM attack, regardless of the buff. Arms have been added to the game: the Scorpio, Glusher and Skully. (more...)
Activision Blizzard (ATVI) Position Up in Latest Report from Capital World Investors
- November 16, 2017

About 3.25 million shares traded. Medtronic plc. Ordinary Shares (NYSE:MDT) has risen 4.04% since November 16, 2016 and is uptrending. Rampart Investment Management Company Llc increased Activision Blizzard Inc ( ATVI ) stake by 378.39% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. (more...)
Dynasty Warriors 9 Heads West On February 13, 2018 Dynasty Warriors 9 Heads West On February 13, 2018
- November 16, 2017

There will be a few new characters as well as the return of all 83 characters available in Dynasty Warriors 8: Empires. Although Guo Jia mostly keeps his scepter weapon design, I feel like his movements in Dynasty Warriors 9 become very similar to that of Zhou Yu's staff. (more...)
J&K interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma briefs Rajnath about dialogue J&K interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma briefs Rajnath about dialogue
- November 16, 2017

Sharma was appointed special representative to initiate talks with all stakeholders aiming to bring peace in Kashmir that has been reeling under a prolonged cycle of violence for more than a year. Sources said the future course of for the talks based on Sharma's input was the thrust of the meeting on Tuesday. After submitting his report to Home Minister Rajnath Singh about his first five-day visit to the State, Sharma is beginning his second visit by the end of this month or beginning of ... (more...)
Cisco announces $1 billion programme for smart cities Cisco announces $1 billion programme for smart cities
- November 16, 2017

To help, Cisco has introduced the City Infrastructure Financing Acceleration Program. Revenue-share financing, for example, allows a city to tie financing to desired outcomes and extend future operating budgets through revenue streams from the new services that a digitized infrastructure makes possible, Cisco said. (more...)
IPhone charger electrocutes girl to death IPhone charger electrocutes girl to death
- November 16, 2017

It had been taped at the end but live wires were still exposed through the rubber casing. Doctors confirmed that she had died as a result of electrocution. However, a picture of the burnt cable shows the wire to be shorter than Apple's original 20-inch charging cable. The cable is being investigated and police are trying to confirm whether it was the original Apple wire or a third-party device. (more...)
Duolingo finally adds Mandarin, but only after High Valerian Duolingo finally adds Mandarin, but only after High Valerian
- November 16, 2017

Duolingo is pretty upfront about the fact that Chinese is one of the most hard languages to learn for native English speakers. The popular language learning app has said that Chinese has always been one of its most requested languages, but actually putting together a course has been an extremely tricky task. (more...)
Xbox One X Named Worse Console In Japan! Xbox One X Named Worse Console In Japan!
- November 16, 2017

Media Create has just released its statistics on the sale, and it seems that Microsoft kept things super limited, allowing only console pre-orders which resulted in sales of a meager 1,344 units. While we're on the subject of the Xbox Game Pass, here's a new video that we put together that showcases some of the best games now available on the service. (more...)
Mobile is offering an great deal on the 256GB iPhone 7 Mobile is offering an great deal on the 256GB iPhone 7
- November 16, 2017

Both new and existing customers will be able to take advantage of this deal, but like a lot of T-Mobile's BOGO offerings, you'll need to add a new line of service and buy the phones on an Equipment Installment Plan in order to participate. The free device will have to be of lesser or equal value to the first one, and the cashback will be paid via monthly credits towards a Prepaid MasterCard card. (more...)
Advisor Group Inc. Has $3.29 Million Stake in Constellation Brands Inc (STZ)
- November 16, 2017

About 508,558 shares traded. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 74.38% of the company's stock. About 2,081 shares traded. Samlyn Capital Llc acquired 249,148 shares as Constellation Brands Inc (STZ)'s stock rose 13.40%. (NYSE:STZ) to report earnings on January, 4. STZ's profit will be $368.36M for 28.88 P/E if the $1.88 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.47 actual EPS reported by Constellation Brands, Inc. (more...)
Middle-Earth: Shadow of War Free Content Updates Detailed Middle-Earth: Shadow of War Free Content Updates Detailed
- November 16, 2017

On top of the free content, the game's expansion pass kicks off from November 21 with Slaughter Tribe, who'll be joined by Outlaw Tribe on December 12. They haven't announced anything yet, but say that there will be announcements for more free stuff in the future. Two of these now have launch dates, and the action role-player is also in-line for four complimentary updates before year's end. (more...)
Storm Pelts North Bay, Begins Slowly Moving Across the Bay Area Storm Pelts North Bay, Begins Slowly Moving Across the Bay Area
- November 16, 2017

Santa Rosa and Nap may get more than two inches of rain as well. So far, the wettest location in the Bay Area during the past 24 hours is the rural community of Venado in Sonoma County, which recorded 3.2 inches as of 5 a.m. On the road to the Sierra Nevada, about 1-2 feet of snow was expected above 7,000 feet, the weather service said. That held true in the North Bay. (more...)
Google Announces Developer Preview of TensorFlow Lite Google Announces Developer Preview of TensorFlow Lite
- November 16, 2017

Google calls this Lite version of TensorFlow an evolution on TensorFlow Mobile , with the company pegging it for machine learning on mobile and embedded devices as it matures. The new solution is a lightweight version of TensorFlow , the open-source software library for machine intelligence. In addition, TensorFlow Lite supports the Android Neural Networks API , Java APIs and C++ APIs. (more...)
Chinua Achebe honoured with Google Doodle Chinua Achebe honoured with Google Doodle
- November 16, 2017

After Things Fall Apart - which was depicts the complex customs of the Igbo people - and the wide acceptance it recieved, Achebe went on to write No Longer at Ease (1960), Arrow of God (1964), A Man of the People (1966), and Anthills of the Savannah (1987). (more...)
Panasonic P91 with multi-mode camera launched at Rs. 6490 Panasonic P91 with multi-mode camera launched at Rs. 6490
- November 16, 2017

Panasonic claims that the P91 comes with a special graphite coating on top which will prevent the phone from over-heating. The smartphone comes in three colour variants including Blue, Black and Gold and is available through all the authorized Panasonic outlets across India. (more...)
Google Pixel 2 XL Goes On Sale In India Google Pixel 2 XL Goes On Sale In India
- November 16, 2017

Previous month Google rolled out its Pixel 2 handset in India. The e-tailer is also offering 5% discount on credit card of Axis bank Buzz. In terms of specifications, the Google Pixel 2 XL sports a 6-inch P-OLED QHD screen with a pixel resolution of 1440×2880 pixels. (more...)
Skyrim: How to Use Amiibo on Switch Skyrim: How to Use Amiibo on Switch
- November 16, 2017

Aside from being able to use the Joy-Cons for motion controls , Zelda fans will also be able to use selected amiibo to unlock cool rewards within the game itself. It's a massive bummer, and one the Switch seems to inadvertently constantly remind us of. You use it for aiming to strike opponents, shoot arrows, pick up items or speak with characters. (more...)
Firefox opts for Google as default search in US Firefox opts for Google as default search in US
- November 16, 2017

Firefox claims that Quantum will be able to handle an equal amount of punishment while using 30 percent less memory than Chrome-a joy for all the tab fiends out there. While we've tested the new browser and it does appear to be faster than the popular Google Chrome browser, we don't have specifics. Google then remained the default in Europe while regional rivals such as Yahoo, Russia's Yandex and China's Baidu Inc. (more...)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 spotted on JD.com, launch imminent? Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 spotted on JD.com, launch imminent?
- November 16, 2017

As the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 smartphone has been listed on Chinese retailer JD.com, it is believed that the launch of the smartphone should be imminent. It is said to launch in two variations: 3GB RAM + 32GB storage and 4GB RAM + 64GB storage. The phone is also tipped to feature a microSD card slot which will offer up to 256GB expansion. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Launch Happening BEFORE MWC 2018 Samsung Galaxy S9 Launch Happening BEFORE MWC 2018
- November 16, 2017

Typically, Samsung doesn't roll out more than one major OS upgrade to its budget and midrange phones, but this isn't true as far as the Galaxy J5 2015 is concerned. To be honest, I really love the Galaxy S8's styling, so for me, the design aspect isn't too much of a deal breaker. Then there is, of course, the prospect of the Samsung Galaxy X , which is tipped to be the first, properly flexible OLED smartphone. (more...)
Vivo V7 Smartphone Features 24 Megapixel Selfie Camera Vivo V7 Smartphone Features 24 Megapixel Selfie Camera
- November 16, 2017

So, we know what is coming to India on November 20. The 5.7-inch screen offers a 1440 x 720 pixels resolution, which is OK, but it's not spectacular. Vivo hasn't confirmed the exact chip powering the smartphone, although it is likely that the V7 is running on the same Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 octa-core SoC as the bigger V7+. (more...)
How to read deleted messages on WhatsApp How to read deleted messages on WhatsApp
- November 16, 2017

Spanish Android blog Android Jefe has claimed that deleted messages are present in the notification log of the device. Here's how you can read "deleted messages"! The blog adds that it is just about entering the notification record to check the messages deleted by the sender. (more...)
Meizu India Teases M6 Note Smartphone India Launch Meizu India Teases M6 Note Smartphone India Launch
- November 16, 2017

This phone was officially launched in China back in August this year. We'll have to wait and watch if Meizu decides to bring all three storage variants in India. Smartphones working on its own operating system, which is based on Android Flyme 6.0. Meizu M6 Note sports a metal unibody design. There is one 12MP Sony IMX362 sensor with f/1.9 aperture, dual-tone quad-LED flash arranged in antenna lines and dual PD focusing technology for fast focus in just 0.0.3 seconds. (more...)
Were Analysts Bullish Capital One Financial Corp
- November 16, 2017

South State Corp now owns 65,457 shares of the financial services provider's stock worth $5,408,000 after buying an additional 5,510 shares during the period. (NYSE:COF). Aqr Mngmt Ltd Llc reported 2.88 million shares or 0.32% of all its holdings. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.86%. (more...)
Next Subaru WRX STI set for hybrid reinvention Next Subaru WRX STI set for hybrid reinvention
- November 16, 2017

Subaru Europe's general manager of sales and marketing David Dello Stritto explained why the current model is going the way of the dodo, adding that the next generation won't arrive immediately to replace it. Next-generation WRX and STI models won't arrive until 2020, and will ride on the Subaru Global Platform. While he was careful with his words in an interview with Autocar UK, Dello Stritto said that "Subaru is looking carefully at market developments and makes its future plan with this ... (more...)
Belgium's gambling regulators are investigating Battlefront 2 loot boxes Belgium's gambling regulators are investigating Battlefront 2 loot boxes
- November 16, 2017

According to VTM News, the Belgian Gaming Commission - which helps regulate all gambling in the country - is now investigating whether or not loot crates in the game should be categorized as gambling. "They may cause people to become addicted to gambling and cause them to lose a great deal of money". America's Entertainment Software Rating Board - which isn't a government agency - weighed in on the issue in October. (more...)
New York Knicks vs. Utah Jazz - 11/15/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction New York Knicks vs. Utah Jazz - 11/15/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
- November 16, 2017

The New York Knicks had short expectations coming into this season and an even shorter leash from a fanbase that has been bumped and bruised having their team referenced with the circus and trash references left and right. He will see a ton of double teams thrown his way as he shreds opposing defenses. In just his third year in the NBA, Porzingis is continuing to improve and will be able to adapt to these situations in the future. (more...)