Electronics


There's a place for you at Google: Pichai to girl innovators There's a place for you at Google: Pichai to girl innovators
- August 12, 2017

The ongoing lack of diversity in the entire tech sector is an issue that has grown an even bigger head of steam in recent months, with a steady stream of stories about big firms and big names being held to account. It quickly spilled over into an all-out culture war outside the company, putting Google and its employees in the crosshairs. Milo Yiannopoulos, a known provocateur and former editor at Breitbart News, posted a photo showing the Twitter profiles of eight Google employees, ... (more...)
Apple may launch a new 4-inch iPhone SE next year Apple may launch a new 4-inch iPhone SE next year
- August 12, 2017

The iPhone 7, while a attractive smartphone, left many Apple users unimpressed. That means the phone does not work, and we'll have to wait for Apple's September iPhone event to see how iOS 11 actually looks like on the iPhone 8 . It will mark iPhone's 10th anniversary, which will be launched alongside the iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus . The large empty space shown in the photo appears to be for a large L-shaped, which together with the wireless charging coil and logic board design ... (more...)
Overwatch's Summer Games 2017 event now live Overwatch's Summer Games 2017 event now live
- August 10, 2017

Blizzard revealed the return of the Summer Games event to Overwatch on August 8 through a tweet , which came with a picture that also teases the return of Lucioball . You'll also be able to snag gear from last year's Summer Games , which have now been discounted from 3000 to only 1000 credits. It is also important to note that non-Lucioball sprays can be bought for 75 credits each. (more...)
Stocks That Will Push the Dow Jones to 25000 Stocks That Will Push the Dow Jones to 25000
- August 09, 2017

The Nasdaq composite rose 32 points, or 0.5 percent, to 6,383. Fishery, agriculture and forestry, iron and steel and miscellaneous shares comprised those that gained the most in the opening minutes of trade. For example, while the DJIA's historical average six-month return has been a gain of 3.53% with positive returns 65% of the time, the average six-month return following the end of the prior ten streaks was a gain of 4.57% (median: 6.63%) with gains 80% of the time. (more...)
Tesla is raising $1.5B to ramp up Model 3 production Tesla is raising $1.5B to ramp up Model 3 production
- August 08, 2017

Tesla Says Model 3 Deliveries To Hit 10000/week. "It's not like we're getting 10 percent to fund a negative-cash-flow company ", he told Bloomberg . In March, the company raised about $1.4 billion through a stock and debt offering. The Notes will be senior unsecured debt obligations of Tesla . (more...)
Galaxy S8 Active release date and carrier finally revealed Galaxy S8 Active release date and carrier finally revealed
- August 08, 2017

The Samsung Galaxy S8 Active is secure in its ruggedness and it doesnt need loud announcements. It comes as no surprise then that the Galaxy S8 Active is being tipped as Samsung' toughest Galaxy phone yet. The smartphone will be available in stores on August 11 in either Meteor Gray or Titanium Gold. Some of these rumors come directly from the source, with Samsung accidentally outing the phone back in June and AT&T doing the same thing last week . (more...)
Microsoft Fine-Tunes Windows 10 and Debuts Beta Eye Control Microsoft Fine-Tunes Windows 10 and Debuts Beta Eye Control
- August 05, 2017

Microsoft also plans to expand support to more eye trackers, including the Tobii Dynavox PCEye Mini, PCEyePlus, EyeMobile Plus and I-series, said Sarkar. It lets users expedite the typing process by looking at the first letter and last letter of a word and then looking at letters in between. The members would need to login to Windows Insiders for access to this feature. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy Note8 tipped to hit stores in mid-September
- August 05, 2017

The Galaxy Note 8 will be powered by Snapdragon 835 in the United States market and Exynos 8895 in global markets. The Galaxy S8 launched in India and other Asian countries featured dual-SIM support and Exynos 8895 processor. Samsung has little advantage over Apple's phone in terms of design. Moreover, Samsung is also going to bundle up the smartphone with its iconic stylus S Pen. (more...)
Sony Music Revenue, Operating Income Up Double Digits In First Quarter Sony Music Revenue, Operating Income Up Double Digits In First Quarter
- August 02, 2017

The accompanying press release included detailed information on the whole company's performance during the quarter. On a constant currency basis, sales increased 14%. This was due to an increase in PS4 software sales and PS VR sales , but its growth was offset by the impact of the PS4's price reduction that took place in September 2016. (more...)
Adobe will finally kill Flash in 2020 Adobe will finally kill Flash in 2020
- July 27, 2017

Anyone who is still using Flash is being encouraged to embrace open standards such as HTML5, WebGL and WebAssembly as replacements. Flash began to lose popularity after Apple chief executive Steve Jobs took the decision not to allow the software on mobile devices such as the iPhone in 2010 . (more...)
Motorola brings out the new Moto 360 camera with Z2 Force Motorola brings out the new Moto 360 camera with Z2 Force
- July 27, 2017

Also, the company has to compromise on the battery life this year. Similar to Apple's portrait mode, the dual-lends setup has allowed Moto to implement a depth-of-field effect on the Moto Z2 Force. Users will be getting the same 15W Turbo Charger for Fast Charge support. The smartphone will go on sale across various carriers in the United States from August 10, with pre-orders now open for buyers in the country. (more...)
Meet the Fastest Ford Mustang Ever Meet the Fastest Ford Mustang Ever
- July 25, 2017

The Drag Strip mode setting optimizes torque, and transmission to achieve the new acceleration, and hits that sub-four second time when paired with Michelin Pilot Sport 4 S tires on the auto. The new 10-speed features direct-acting hydraulic controls, and boasts a wider ratio spread than the outgoing 6-speed with optimized spacing. Ford says the torquier engine and quicker-shifting automatic will get the turbo Stang to 60 miles per hour in less than five seconds; we tested an EcoBoost ... (more...)
Spielberg revealed the first trailer of 'Ready Player One' Spielberg revealed the first trailer of 'Ready Player One'
- July 24, 2017

Jurassic Park is one giant example of his abilities. Earth has been ravaged by an energy crisis and civilized society is crumbling. Do not get us wrong we are all Spielberg fans, as most movie goers will n doubt be - his contribution to Hollywood and many of our childhoods is beyond measure, and most of his movies are guaranteed to be successful movie commercially and critically. (more...)
Ford F-150 Police Responder is Pursuit-Rated Ford F-150 Police Responder is Pursuit-Rated
- July 22, 2017

The Blue Oval controls 63 percent of the US police market, and has sold vehicles to law enforcement since 1920 when the Model T was used to catch bad guys. Meanwhile, the rear bench and flooring are covered in vinyl for easy clean-ups of unmentionable messes. The tyres are all-terrain items and there's a 240-amp alternator included to power on-board electronics. (more...)
All Doom multiplayer DLC is free forever All Doom multiplayer DLC is free forever
- July 21, 2017

The new progression system changes how players unlock demons, guns, equipment, and even customisation options . Other new features in the update include new enhanced kill notifications , a new rune system , and the option for players to reset their progression to experience the new system with a fresh start. (more...)
Pokemon Go Fest is coming this weekend Pokemon Go Fest is coming this weekend
- July 21, 2017

Just in time for the one-year anniversary celebrations, Pokemon Go players will be able to try and catch Legendary Pokemon. On July 22, thousands of Trainers in Grant Park for Pokemon GO Fest and the millions of others around the world will be working together to unlock in-game bonuses for the entire Pokemon GO community. (more...)
Nintendo app download (Nintendo switch online app) Hit the App Store
- July 20, 2017

The application will have a bunch of features meant to enhance your Switch gaming experience, but you'll still have to wait for majority. These modes were all introduced over time with the original Splatoon , so I'd expect to see this roster get expanded in a big way over the next 12 months via DLC. (more...)
New Tekken 7 Character Announced: Geese Howard from Fatal Fury New Tekken 7 Character Announced: Geese Howard from Fatal Fury
- July 18, 2017

Fans are still waiting for Bandai Namco to bring back some of the older characters but instead of doing that, they chose to add in the new Geese Howard , a character from Fatal Fury . Since the initial announcement, Bandai Namco has released several screenshots of the fighter in action. Tekken 7 is now available for the PC, PS4, and Xbox One, and you can get a glimpse Geese Howard in his Tekken guise in the trailer embedded above. (more...)
Why Shares of Blue Apron Holdings Continue to Get Crushed Why Shares of Blue Apron Holdings Continue to Get Crushed
- July 17, 2017

The Seattle-based Internet giant is trying to trademark the slogan, "We do the prep". The growing meal kit business has attracted some major players, including Martha Stewart, whose Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia acquired meal kit company, Marley Spoon, a year ago and renamed it Martha & Marley Spoon. (more...)
HTC U11 Becomes an 'Alexa Phone' HTC U11 Becomes an 'Alexa Phone'
- July 17, 2017

You can ask Alexa a question, such as 'Alexa, what's the weather today?' and Alexa will respond once your phone is unlocked. HTC said when it introduced the U11 that Alexa support was in the works, so it's good to see that feature launch in the months following the U11's release. (more...)
Democrats introduce new bill on Russian Federation and Iran sanctions Democrats introduce new bill on Russian Federation and Iran sanctions
- July 16, 2017

Administration officials have raised concerns that the bill will hamstring the president in talks with the Kremlin. House Republican leaders said they had not taken up the original Senate bill because it violated a constitutional requirement that all legislation affecting government revenues originate in the House, known as a "blue slip" issue. (more...)
Twitter Reacts To Trump And Macron's Uncomfortably Long And Creepy Farewell Handshake Twitter Reacts To Trump And Macron's Uncomfortably Long And Creepy Farewell Handshake
- July 15, 2017

U.S. leader Donald Trump and France's Emmanuel Macron made a show of friendship in Paris on Thursday (13 July). French President Emmanuel Macron escorts US President Donald Trump after their meeting at the Elysee Presidential Palace on Thursday in Paris , France. (more...)
Steelers Make Forbes List Of Most Valuable Sports Teams Steelers Make Forbes List Of Most Valuable Sports Teams
- July 15, 2017

In Forbes' separate database of the world's billionaires, Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti was ranked the 474th richest man in the world with a net worth of $3.8 billion, an increase of $700 million from last year's valuation that ranked him 569th. (more...)
Steam Bans Over 40000 Accounts Steam Bans Over 40000 Accounts
- July 12, 2017

Where, naturally the guise of a sale is a more affordable way to cheat. This is the largest amount of single-day bans from the auto-detection system. Cheaters will of course not use their main accounts so that these will not be banned by Valve. (more...)
Microsoft confirms layoffs, says it will eliminate up to 3000 jobs Microsoft confirms layoffs, says it will eliminate up to 3000 jobs
- July 08, 2017

The job cuts amount to less that 10 percent of the company's total sales force, and about 75 percent of them will be outside the USA, the company said. Microsoft has not specified how many people will lose their jobs but then again when everything is said and done we will get a number. Microsoft just made a major announcement that would rock the world for its employees in the sales department, and not in a good way: #layoffs . (more...)
Instagram Stories updated with photo and video replies Instagram Stories updated with photo and video replies
- July 08, 2017

The latest Instagram 10.29 update is already rolling out to users and should be available to all in the next couple of days. This means that they can respond to a story by either sending a selfie or a Boomerang . This might not be a huge update but it will surely increase the conversational engagement in Instagram Stories . Instagram is yet to resolve the issue and users continue to be logged out and their profiles appear as "disabled" to friends and followers. (more...)
US Economy Gains 222000 Job; Unemployment Rate Rises Slightly US Economy Gains 222000 Job; Unemployment Rate Rises Slightly
- July 08, 2017

The average hourly earnings now stand at $26.25. Following the jobs report , the dollar rose to two-month highs against the yen, on pace to post its largest weekly percentage gain since late April. central bank would like. The unemployment rate has declined under Trump to 4.3 percent in May from 4.8 percent when he took office. Curt Long, Chief Economist at the National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions ( NAFCU ), reminded that while the growth in jobs is great news, "wage ... (more...)
Halo 5 Confirmed To Get True 4K Support For Xbox One X Halo 5 Confirmed To Get True 4K Support For Xbox One X
- July 07, 2017

Due out later this year, the update will bring "true 4K" support to the game, though that's all we know for now. Frank O'Connor, the development director of the Halo franchise over at 343 Industries, tweeted out a mysterious message last night pertaining to the games they work on. (more...)
Ivanka works for free, but Trump White House can pay well Ivanka works for free, but Trump White House can pay well
- July 06, 2017

Around 47 percent of the 359 regular employees at the White House are women - and 53 per cent men. Interestingly, it is the same Trump government, whose advisor Ivanka Trump herself tweeted against gender pay gap on April 4, saying, "EqualPayDay is a reminder that women deserve equal pay for equal work". (more...)
950 new jobs coming to SC 950 new jobs coming to SC
- June 30, 2017

The high-tech plant will employ engineers and a variety of technical and non-technical workers, the company said . Samsung Electronics' goal is to start operating production lines for its washing machines in early 2018. Ports Authority President and CEO Jim Newsome. "South Carolina has a long and storied history in manufacturing", said Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt. (more...)
Trump, Moon to Talk North Korea Strategy Trump, Moon to Talk North Korea Strategy
- June 30, 2017

FTA to improve for a more mutually beneficial relationship". "For full abolishment of the nuclear program, what can South Korea and the USA provide in return?" North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un. Moon arrived here Wednesday for his first presidential trip. With more South Korean tariffs set for elimination over the next few years, U.S. exports would be even more competitive. (more...)
Nintendo promises improved SNES Mini stock situation Nintendo promises improved SNES Mini stock situation
- June 30, 2017

Thankfully, the SNES Classic is compatible with both the classic controller and the classic controller pro. Had the device not been discontinued, it's likely gamers would have continued purchasing the NES Classic at great pace despite the cord length, though longer third-party cords would have inevitably been created. (more...)
Jaguar Unleashes Potent XE SV Project 8 Super Sedan Jaguar Unleashes Potent XE SV Project 8 Super Sedan
- June 29, 2017

Jaguar has revealed the most extreme and fastest road-going auto in its history, the XE SV Project 8 . The auto further debuts a new carbon ceramic braking system, an industry-first use of Formula 1-style silicon nitride ceramic wheel bearings on a road vehicle, and incorporates a rear electronic active differential (EAD) with oil cooler. (more...)
Google News Gets a Redesign After 14 Years Google News Gets a Redesign After 14 Years
- June 29, 2017

This is to make Google News more personal , and I have to say, I'll be visiting this page pretty often now that I know it's here. The Local and For You tabs can be customized with any locations selected for the Local tab, though it defaults to where it thinks you are located, and interests for the For You tab. (more...)
Left denounces racist slogans raised during anti-Gorkhaland protest Left denounces racist slogans raised during anti-Gorkhaland protest
- June 27, 2017

State BJP president Dilip Ghosh had said earlier that the creation of states on the basis of ethnicity and language would divide the country into pieces. "I urge everyone to hit the streets in protest". The loss of property, condition of tourists and harassment of the common people have also been laid down by Chatterjee to Singh in the letter. (more...)
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
- 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...)