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Encounter between security forces and terrorists hiding in Srinagar's DPS underway Encounter between security forces and terrorists hiding in Srinagar's DPS underway
- June 26, 2017

Encounter between security forces and terrorists holed up in Srinagar's DPS school is underway. One Sub Inspector and two jawans died in the attack in the high security zone located less than a kilometre from headquarters of Army's Chinar Corps. (more...)
SpaceX is halfway to history with its latest launch SpaceX is halfway to history with its latest launch
- June 24, 2017

On Sunday, a Falcon 9 will lift off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California carrying 10 satellites for the company Iridium . The Iridium Next satellite network will provide - among other services - global real-time surveillance of all flights. (more...)
Tech CEOs to visit White House
- June 20, 2017

Some of the Tech CEOs attending the meeting include Tim Cook of Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL ), who outspokenly in criticized Trump's decision to withdraw the US from the Paris Agreement to fight climate change and travel ban on immigrants. (more...)
Boris Johnson denies plot to topple UK PM Theresa May
- June 17, 2017

US President Donald Trump has told British Prime Minister Theresa May that he looks forward to working with her in strengthening bilateral ties after she chose to form a minority government following snap polls, the Press Trust of India (PTI) reported. (more...)
Sony Debut New God of War Trailer at E3 Sony Debut New God of War Trailer at E3
- June 13, 2017

A year later, a new trailer premiered at E3 2017 . I mean, you see the burly fella kill pretty much every creature imaginable, too. Kratos is back, with his son in tow, and it looks like he's left Greece and headed to the Nordic part of the world. (more...)
PS4's Spider-Man Looks Like A Rush, Out In 2018
- June 13, 2017

The combat uses Spidey Sense to dodge incoming attacks, really, it looks like it has taken inspiration from Batman Arkham Knight and Arkham Asylum, but really it's a system I remember seeing in The Amazing Spider-Man game. The gameplay trailer packs a ton of Marvel Comics nods that hardcore fans will assuredly be picking apart for weeks. The best part of the video, other than the mind blowing action and graphics, is that the developers are clearly trying to capture the smart, amusing ... (more...)
Apple unveils an Amazon Echo competitor Apple unveils an Amazon Echo competitor
- June 11, 2017

Claiming that it will do to your home what the iPod did to portable music Apple is pushing this as the first premium speaker that combines intelligence with wonderful sound quality. The HomePod marks a fightback against Amazon's Echo , the voice-controlled Wi-Fi speaker that has been a surprise hit and put rivals such as Apple and Google on the back foot. (more...)
2-year-old dies after suspected tick bite 2-year-old dies after suspected tick bite
- June 10, 2017

Kirby says the doctors were treating what they finally diagnosed as Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever as best they could. Ratliff's mother, through Kirby, wanted to warn other families to always check for ticks not only on their children but also their pets at home. (more...)
Apple unveils HomePod speaker, taking on Amazon and Google Apple unveils HomePod speaker, taking on Amazon and Google
- June 10, 2017

However, it appeared that, for music, the speaker will be compatible only with Apple's streaming service, which costs £9.99 a month. Whereas Amazon sells the main version of the Echo for $180; Google's Home speaker goes for $130. For instance, Apple initially resisted enlarging the size of the iPhone's screen despite strong sales for larger-display phones made by Samsung and other rivals. (more...)
Soon, iPhones will block texts while driving Soon, iPhones will block texts while driving
- June 09, 2017

Apple has announced its iOS 11 update will only operate on 64-bit devices at the World Developers Conference, which means older models such as the iPhone 5 and 5c will no longer receive updates and security fixes, The Guardian reported . (more...)
New Google programme may help kids fight trolls, hackers New Google programme may help kids fight trolls, hackers
- June 07, 2017

Aimed at kids aged from eight to 12, it deals with online situations that people of all ages may face, including thoughtful sharing, being wary of what or who is fake, general security, internet etiquette, and more. Teachers are also encouraged to download the curriculum for their classrooms. Thanks to this outside help, the company says its lesson plans, activities and worksheets meet the International Society for Technology in Education's Standards for Students . (more...)
New smart speaker expected as Apple kicks off conference
- June 07, 2017

Siri will be voice activated to respond to requests for information and other help around the house. "Apple being very clever by launching its Siri speaker as a music speaker that's smart, because Siri isn't great", said Tom Warren from the technology news site The Verge. (more...)
This Is the HomePod, Apple's New Home Speaker and Amazon Echo Competitor
- June 07, 2017

What's interesting about Apple's approach here is that the company has positioned HomePod as a music device first and foremost, a big contrast to the approach of Google which touted its Home speaker as a day-to-day assistant for many aspects of your life. (more...)
Brake welcomes new 'Do Not Disturb While Driving' feature for iPhones
- June 07, 2017

Google is next, with about 24 percent. Apple is positioning HomePod more as an audio device than a smart home interface, said Jonathan Collins, a research director at ABI Research . First there was Amazon's Echo, introduced to the public in 2014. Unfortunately, Siri is tied to Apple Music, which means that Spotify and Amazon Prime Music aren't available (at least for now). (more...)
Microsoft showcases Windows Mixed Reality headsets Microsoft showcases Windows Mixed Reality headsets
- June 05, 2017

Barlow highlighted some of the new innovations coming in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, which includes updates to Windows Ink, 3D, Windows Mixed Reality , security and gaming. There are users who need to be connected to the cloud at all times, leveraging the latest network technology like gigabit LTE and eSIM. Always Connected computers are said to be released from multitude of manufacturers, including ASUS, Hp, VAIO, Xiaomi, and the leading PC manufacturer Lenovo. (more...)
Top Trump aide exits as wider White House overhaul expected
- June 03, 2017

The White House and the Russian bank have offered conflicting explanations for the meeting between Kushner and Sergey Gorkov, a Putin appointee, which has only fueled the intrigue around the senior Trump aide who was named as a point of focus in the FBI's criminal probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, according to U.S. (more...)
Mystery Subaru STI offering will be a WRX STI Type RA Mystery Subaru STI offering will be a WRX STI Type RA
- June 03, 2017

The new Type RA will add a carbon fiber wing and roof, more suspension parts, and a number of engine upgrades. With two new models set to debut next week, expect more details on both the WRX STI Type RA and the BRZ STI once Subaru takes the covers off both cars on June 8 . (more...)
Apple says payouts from App Store total $70 bn
- June 02, 2017

Seventy billion dollars is a pretty good start. With the expansion of the subscription business model to all 25 app categories, paid subscriptions are also growing in popularity, rising 58 percent year over year. In the official press statement , Apple continues to mention that the number of download in the past twelve months (one year) have increased by around 70 percent. (more...)
Sehwag applies for coach job Sehwag applies for coach job
- June 02, 2017

Having played in the IPL until 2015, Virender Sehwag shares a good rapport with the present generation of Indian cricketers. Moody has earlier coached Sri Lanka, and had earlier also applied for the India's coach's post. Gavaskar who has played in 125 test matches thinks that a coach's responsibility is too look out for the future of the cricket team which should last more than 10 years. (more...)
Nest security camera knows who's home with Google face tech Nest security camera knows who's home with Google face tech
- June 01, 2017

The best thing about this camera is the facial recognition feature that uses Google FaceNet technology . After years of dormancy and Fadell's departure in 2016 , Nest has once again risen with a new intelligent indoor monitoring camera called the Nest Cam IQ. (more...)
Theresa May, Jeremy Corbyn to face questions on live TV Theresa May, Jeremy Corbyn to face questions on live TV
- June 01, 2017

Mr Corbyn said analysis from the independent Institute for Fiscal Studies showed that the Conservative manifesto for the June 8 General Election showed they were offering no new money for the NHS and a real-terms cut in per-pupil funding for schools. (more...)
Asus unveils ROG Strix laptop with AMD Ryzen 7 CPU
- June 01, 2017

It will feature "up to" 16 cores and 32 threads, and offer 64 PCIe 3.0 lanes, and quad-channel DDR4 memory. Intel's new Core i9/X299 platform hikes that up to 44 lanes of PCIe, but only in the higher-end chips, creating artificial limitations on more modest versions. (more...)
Afghan capital attack death toll reaches 90; wounded 400
- June 01, 2017

Afghan officials say a heavy explosion has caused casualties and damage in the diplomatic area of the capital Kabul . "I have been to many attacks, taken wounded people out of many blast sites, but I can say I have ever seen such a terrible attack as I saw this morning", ambulance driver Alef Ahmadzai told The Associated Press . (more...)
Sonic Mania gets an August release date and an adorably animated trailer Sonic Mania gets an August release date and an adorably animated trailer
- May 31, 2017

It will come to the PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch , Xbox One , and PC on August 15, 2017. There are a lot of reasons to be hopeful that Sonic Mania will be the game that finally ends the dreaded "Sonic Cycle" of hype that sprouts up every time a new Sonic game is revealed. (more...)
ICSE results 2017: Can't believe I scored well, says national topper Muskan ICSE results 2017: Can't believe I scored well, says national topper Muskan
- May 30, 2017

The 15-year-old never joined any coaching classes as she felt that it would be time-consuming, but diligently followed the timetable she had set in the beginning of the year, studying for 4-5 hours a day and ensuring she had sound sleep. "We too are surprised with her first national rank". Ashwin from St Paul's English School is the national joint topper with Muskan Abdullah Pathan from Pune . (more...)
DJI Launches 'Spark' Mini Drone With Gesture Controls DJI Launches 'Spark' Mini Drone With Gesture Controls
- May 25, 2017

And there are editing tools baked into Spark which allows the drone to shoot up to five minutes of video, then edit into a 30 second film-complete with transitions, titles and music all from the drone's app. "The feature applies to all aircraft (except standalone A3 and N3) that have been upgraded to the latest firmware or when using future versions of the DJI GO and GO 4 apps", DJI added. (more...)
Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle art and details leak Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle art and details leak
- May 25, 2017

For more on the Nintendo Switch's library, check out IGN's confirmed and rumored games coming to Switch . Much to the chagrin of gamers who managed to get their claws on a Nintendo Switch console, there are not many games available yet, and the number dwindles when you weed out non-blockbuster releases . (more...)
Is OnePlus teasing multiple color variants for the OnePlus 5? Is OnePlus teasing multiple color variants for the OnePlus 5?
- May 24, 2017

Earlier we heard that the new OnePlus 5 would come in four colors and now it looks like we have some leaked renders of the handset. The excitement for the new OnePlus smartphone has begun and its not just the rumor mill, but the company itself. (more...)
Nike Flaunts New Nike Flaunts New "Day to Night" Apple Watch Bands, Matching Sneakers
- May 23, 2017

These new bands feature the same style as the existing Nike Sport Bands with a perforated design similar to the standard Sport Bands for Apple Watch. The "Day to Night" collection celebrates runners whenever they choose to run - at twilight, sunset and everything in between. (more...)
Russian foreign minister mocks media over Trump disclosures Russian foreign minister mocks media over Trump disclosures
- May 22, 2017

Bush speechwriter Peter Wehner. Russian officials are laughing quite openly. Unnamed U.S. officials said the details Trump divulged could allow the Russians to identify and disrupt the source of the intelligence inside Syria, where Russia has been providing military support to President Bashar al-Assad. (more...)
WannaCry Ransomware: Microsoft Calls Out NSA For 'Stockpiling' Vulnerabilities
- May 20, 2017

Europol, the European Union's police agency, said the onslaught was at "an unprecedented level and will require a complex worldwide investigation to identify the culprits". "The number of infected computers has not increased as expected, which is a success", European law enforcement agency Europol said Monday. Home Secretary Amber Rudd on Saturday said Friday's cyber attack had affected 48 of the 248 NHS trusts in England, with all but six now back to normal, the BBC reported . (more...)
North Korea links nuclear advances to hostile US policy North Korea links nuclear advances to hostile US policy
- May 20, 2017

Tillerson also called on the North to trust the USA for once. They scrutinize shipping traffic to parse whether the flow of oil and coal between North Korea and China might be diminishing, with potentially disastrous results for Kim Jong Un's regime. (more...)
Voiptime Cloud Releases a Lead Management System with an Online Dialer Voiptime Cloud Releases a Lead Management System with an Online Dialer
- May 18, 2017

February 2017, Voiptime Cloud, sales solutions developer, announces a release of the cloud Lead Management System with an online click-to-call dialer. Online Access Voiptime Lead Management System is a cloud solution, accessible from any desktop or laptop with an internet access. The deployment process is really quick and easy. (more...)
Experian (LON:EXPN) Receives Overweight Rating From Barclays Analysts
- May 17, 2017

There are now 944,299,000 shares in issue with a current share value of 1687 giving Experian a market capitalisation of 15.93B GBp. The Firm operates through three divisions: Interventional Medicine, Specialty Pharmaceuticals and Licensing. (more...)
HTC unveils new flagship U11 smartphone HTC unveils new flagship U11 smartphone
- May 17, 2017

On the front of the new HTC U 11 we have a 16 megapixel camera which has been designed for Selfies and it comes with a range of Selfie features, like Selfie Panorama mode and more. Of course, the new HTC U11 will not be complete without new optics. At the back you get a 12 MP UltraPixel 3-branded camera offering a 1.4 micron pixel size, f/1.7 aperture, optical image stabilization and a dual-LED flash. (more...)
Flipkart Big 10 Sale: Check for bumper offers here !! Flipkart Big 10 Sale: Check for bumper offers here !!
- May 16, 2017

The country's biggest e-commerce marketplace is also providing additional exchange discounts and instant cashbacks on the certain payment modes. Flipkart has announced the Big 10 sale starting Sunday early morning (May 14) through Thursday night (May 18). (more...)
Netflix Has Been Quietly Testing Out Price Increases For Aussie Users
- May 16, 2017

Whether this'll be passed onto Aussie customers is yet to be confirmed, but we'll keep you posted! We are testing slightly different price points to better understand how consumers value Netflix. Netflix's first Australian original series comes just over two years since it launched in the country. "We continuously test new things at Netflix and these tests typically vary in length of time", a Netflix spokesperson. (more...)
The Motorola Moto X Will Be Back By Mid
- May 15, 2017

In fact, today it is still unknown when the Moto X 2017 will appear to the public, but information about it was much more. From what we see in the video, it appears that the mobile will come with the previously leaked metal design, followed by a glossy finish and dual cameras on the rear end. (more...)
UK working to restore hospital systems after cyberattack
- May 15, 2017

Fortunately, it didn't turn out to be necessary because just by registering the domain MalwareTech he had engaged what was possibly an obscure but intentional kill switch for the ransomeware. Edward Snowden, the whistleblower who exposed the broad scope of NSA surveillance in 2013, tweeted, "If @NSAGov had privately disclosed the flaw used to attack hospitals when they *found* it, not when they lost it, this may not have happened". (more...)
Windows 10 update aims to help identify best photos, videos Windows 10 update aims to help identify best photos, videos
- May 13, 2017

The fall Windows 10 update will include features for playing games and watching video in the realm of "mixed reality", the melding of the artificial with things that are actually happening around us. "Of course we compete with Apple , of course we compete with Google, of course we compete with Oracle and Box", Microsoft spokesman Frank Shaw told me, "but we also share customers in common with them, and we have to act in their best interest-we have to meet customers where they are". (more...)

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