by | December 22, 2017 | 02:07

Alphabet said it would replace Schmidt with a non-executive chairman role. After ten years as CEO and seven as Executive Chairman, I can't wait to dive into the latest in science, technology, and philanthropy. Sundar Pichai remains CEO of Google, which is now a division of the larger holdings firm. In his advisory role, the expectation is that Schmidt will help spearhead Sidewalk Labs (Alphabet's deep learning initiative) and see him hands on with Verily and Calico working in healthcare.

by | December 22, 2017 | 01:33

Taking a note after the alleged case of Bharti Airtel, the government has asked banks and NPCI ( National Payments Corporation of India) to change the process of sending subsidies to aadhaar-linked accounts. "We continue to engage with the authorities", said a Bharti Airtel spokesperson. UIDAI observed that as per agreement with the authority, Airtel and Airtel Bank are duty bound and under obligation to ensure security and privacy of residents' identity information.

by | December 22, 2017 | 01:09

The concept of loot boxes is a staple of the free-to-play, mobile gaming market. Opponents to the original guidelines included California Congressman Ted W. "Apps offering "loot boxes" or other mechanisms that provide randomized virtual items for purchase must disclose the odds of receiving each type of item to customers prior to purchase", reads the in-app purchase section of Apple's revised App Store guidelines.

by | December 22, 2017 | 00:52

The EKG monitor then passes an imperceptible current across the user's chest to track electrical signals in the heart and figure out if there are any abnormalities. When it was first released in 2015, the Apple Watch was largely marketed as a high-end fashion piece. Earlier this year, they cleared an EKG strap accessory for the Apple Watch from a third-party maker.

by | December 22, 2017 | 00:40

Rs 11,667) for 3GB RAM + 32GB storage option, the 4GB RAM + 32GB of storage is priced at 1,499 Yuan (approx. Similar to the Huawei Mate 10 Lite , the budget-friendly device ships with a combination of 13MP and 2MP cameras set up on the front, as well as on the back.

by | December 22, 2017 | 00:38

Apple has been intentionally slowing down older iPhones, and some of its users aren't happy about it. Apple has been super effective at selling a new iPhone for existing customers for years. It has been since expanded to iPhone 7 with iOS 11.2. The lithium-ion batteries are less able to respond to peaks in demand in case of cold weather, low battery charge, or aging with time , which may lead to an unexpected closure of the unit to protect electronic components.

by | December 22, 2017 | 00:10

Universal will license its music recordings and videos around the world for use on Facebook as well as on Instagram and the virtual reality site Oculus , which are both owned by Mark Zuckerberg's company. Google's YouTube recently signed a new agreement with all three major record labels ahead of the rollout of a new music streaming service in 2018. We have more questions, of course.

by | December 21, 2017 | 20:01

Nearly exactly a year ago Facebook announced that it would enable people to flag fake news articles so that third-party fact checkers could evaluate their veracity and, if considered false, flag them as " Disputed ". After getting dragged around the time of the general election , Facebook has spent much of this year taking steps to combat the spread of misinformation on its site.

by | December 21, 2017 | 19:52

The 5G NR (New Radio) standard is defined through collaboration of the world's telecommunication companies within the 3GPP initiative. The parties to the agreement were AT&T , BT, China Mobile, China Telecom, China Unicom, Deutsche Telekom, Ericsson, Fujitsu, Huawei, Intel, KT Corporation, LG Electronics, LG Uplus, MediaTek Inc, NEC Corporation, Nokia, NTT DOCOMO, Orange, Qualcomm Technologies, Samsung Electronics, SK Telecom, Sony, Sprint, TIM, Telefonica, Telia Company, T-Mobile USA, ...

by | December 21, 2017 | 19:49

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Wednesday it has developed the world's smallest DRAM chip, widening its technical lead on competitors as it tracks toward a record operating profit in 2017 driven by the semiconductor business. The validation process for its 2nd generation 10nm-class DDR4 modules with CPU manufacturers is already done. The company said by expanding the production of the 10-nanometer-level DRAMs, it plans to further strengthen the overall competitiveness.

by | December 21, 2017 | 19:52

There are a few new entries this year , however, showing that people are getting more creative and are at least attempting to make their passwords more secure. Security experts recommend using a phrase as your password instead of just one word. The popularity and simplicity of those passwords pose risks for those who use them, it said.

by | December 21, 2017 | 19:07

It does so because it uses facial recognition to suggest that people posting photos tag friends in images as a way to keep connected individuals engaged with the site. However, the new feature naturally raises concerns about how Facebook is becoming a powerhouse of important, intensely personal data. In 2015, Facebook's artificial intelligence team scored 83% facial recognition accuracy , even for photos where faces weren't clearly visible, by relying on cues such as a person's stance and ...

by | December 21, 2017 | 18:30

Nano IPS technology involves the application of nanometer-sized particles to the screen's LED, which LG claims absorbs excess light wavelengths and "enhances the intensity and purity of on-screen colours". The monitor is geared towards users who rely on heavy multitasking so it's going to be great for app developers, photographers, and video editors. LG will officially introduce the upgraded models of its popular monitor lineup with Nano IPS technology at CES 2018 in Las Vegas.

by | December 21, 2017 | 18:18

Amazon on Thursday rolled out Mozilla Firefox and Amazon Silk browsers on all Amazon Fire TV devices in over 100 countries and territories. That is why Firefox took out its press release with the tagline that directly states that Firefox for Fire TV is just right for watching video at home.

by | December 21, 2017 | 01:38

After spending nine months in early access, the big day for PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has finally arrived. Although the game is leaving early access, developers say this is not the end all be all for the game as they have many more ideas and tricks up their sleeves.

by | December 21, 2017 | 01:16

However, the one sold in China is a little bit different from the global variant. A new render of the Nokia 9 has also leaked online and the phone has been spotted on Geekbench listing . Now, something interesting about Nokia 9 has emerged. Some reports that leaked earlier revealed that HMD Global will host an event on Jan 19, and it is believed that Nokia 9 may be the star of the event.

by | December 21, 2017 | 01:11

As far as what you can actually do with a Magic Leap One , the company's initial suggestions hew closely to the use cases Microsoft and Meta tout for their current MR headsets. The company said it will let users interact with digital content in the real world. "It's what we think of as spatial computing". The Florida-based startup has long promised to develop a headset with technology that would show 3-D virtual objects superimposed on the real world, by projecting light into the human ...

by | December 21, 2017 | 01:06

While the advanced augmented reality functionality itself is an exciting addition, even more exciting is how it will affect the way that players interact with Pokemon Go . If you walk up to a large Pokemon like Charizard or Gyarados, it'll fill your screen - you may need to tilt your head back a bit to see all of it. Walk up to something small like a Weedle, and you may be tempted to try and squish it with your shoe.

by | December 21, 2017 | 01:01

Facebook is building on existing features to prevent fake and inauthentic accounts on its platform. Global Head of Safety at Facebook , Antigone Davis, revealed Facebook's new initiatives to prevent harassment on Facebook . Right now the feature is available only for one-on-one conversations, but Facebook said it will soon be available for group conversations too. They also may want to keep tabs on the other person.

by | December 21, 2017 | 00:28

It took nearly six months since the initial murmurings, but Apple and Amazon have finally resolved their differences. "Following a large global release on tvOS on December 6th, 2017, Amazon Prime Video has also seen a strong spike in downloads of its iPhone and iPad app".

by | December 20, 2017 | 03:20

It appears that the China-based company is already working on the Android Oreo update for the Axon 7 . Xposed Framework is one of the most popular modifications Android users can install on their phones. However, we expect that the number of customers will be less because of expensive pricing and hence the update will be made available for all users. On the specifications front, the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 is equipped with a 5.99-inch FHD+ IPS (2160×1080, 1500:1 aspect ratio) display, ...

by | December 20, 2017 | 02:54

Bandai Namco has shared a new trailer for Dragon Ball FighterZ . Players who will pre-order the game will receive an exclusive Super Saiyan Blue Goku and a Super Saiyan Blue Vegeta characters as rewards. The DLC will be accompanied by additional Story Mode content, including new Time Patrol missions. The game features characters from both Dragon Ball Z and Dragon Ball Super , ranging from villains like the Androids, Cell, Frieza, and Goku Black , to heroes like Goku, Gohan, Piccolo, ...

by | December 20, 2017 | 01:43

A year ago the track peaked at #12. It also appears to be the first time a song has taken 23 years to peak in the top 10. A duet version of the song with Justin Bieber peaked at No. For the first time, the 1994 hit broke into the Top 10 songs, reaching No. 9 on the list. The song is expected to continue to climb up the YouTube Music Global Top 100 where it is now number 15.

by | December 20, 2017 | 00:45

The Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL , both, do not have a 3.5mm headphone jack and Google has bundled a USB Type-C to 3.5mm adapter to help users connect their "legacy" headphones. Some users in the thread have reportedly received functional adapter replacements from Google while some are still waiting for a fix to this unusual issue.

by | December 20, 2017 | 00:32

Most of the House GOP dissenters are from high-tax states and are concerned that the bill's $10,000 limit on individuals' state and local tax deductions will raise taxes on their middle-class constituents. When the top 10 percent of Americans have over 90 percent of the wealth and income already, what possible reason could persuade us to help the already successful.

by | December 19, 2017 | 16:11

The US alone accounted for 41 percent of data requests, followed by India, the UK, Germany and France with 12 percent, 9 percent, 7 percent and 6 percent respectively. Pakistan's Government request for restricting content sharply increased as compared to previous year. In other words, Facebook's takedowns of videos due to law enforcement requests quadrupled in just six months.

by | December 19, 2017 | 15:46

A new batch of screenshots showcasing the recently revealed Goku Black , Beerus and Hit has also been shared. The open beta available to all will start at 12:00am PT/3:00am ET/9:00am CET and end on January 16 at 12:00am PT/3:00am ET/9:00am CET.

by | December 19, 2017 | 12:08

In an apology in his online newsletter , posted Friday night, Batali wrote, "My behavior was wrong and there are no excuses. Without the support of all of you - my fans - I would never have a forum in which to expound on this". "It was insulting to his victims". As if being fired from a high-profile TV gig for sexual misconduct wasn't disgraceful enough, Mario Batali just had to add a cherry on top.

by | December 19, 2017 | 10:02

What worsened the situation was that WhatsApp declined to provide data transfer samples after repeated requests from the CNIL. If WhatsApp fails to come into compliance with French law it faces being fined, the CNIL added. insofar as this transmission is not accompanied by sufficient guarantees to preserve the interest or rights and fundamental freedoms of the users since there is no mechanism allowing them to oppose it while continuing to use the application".

by | December 19, 2017 | 08:55

The cell phone, which succeeds a year ago's Huawei Enjoy 6S, is the organization's most recent to include a FullView show with an 18:9 viewpoint proportion. On the connectivity side, the Huawei Enjoy 7S phone features nearly all types of connectivity options. There is a 3,000 mAh sealed battery that can be fast-charged thanks to the Super Charge tech.

by | December 19, 2017 | 07:43

The move came amid mounting concern among United States officials that the software could enable Russian espionage and threaten national security. Kaspersky has long denied any dodgy collaborations with Kremlin snoops, though it is understood the company can be compelled, by law, to hand over data to President Putin's surveillance agencies.

by | December 18, 2017 | 19:33

Ms Fransen's account on the social media platform, and that of her party and its leader Paul Golding , have all been temporarily shut down as part of an effort by Twitter to crack down on hate speech. According to The Hill editor , Will Sommer , white nationalist Jared Taylor and his American Renaissance account have been removed. While Twitter has not yet announced new rules around verification, the new guidelines do more closely govern what individual users can post to their ...

by | December 18, 2017 | 17:43

So what does the leak reveal? Sony is one of the most prolific smartphone vendors, releasing a slew of high-end and mid-range handsets twice a year, with a smattering of budget models often flanking these major launch events. Another key highlight is the 5.48-inch Full HD HDR TRILUMINOS Display for mobile with sRGB 148 percent. What's characteristic for Sony phones, and remains her as well, though, is the dedicated shutter button on the side, indicating that Sony may have something to ...

by | December 18, 2017 | 17:41

As per the sources, the game's availability for Xbox One will be exclusive till the mid next year and hence we might not want to see the same game for other consoles as of now. Naturally, the experience is different to playing on PC, and anyone who has switched to playing on Xbox will see that. For Xbox One X players, it is best to prioritize framerate over resolution and graphical features when presented with the extra options menu upon loading PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds for the ...

by | December 18, 2017 | 16:57

OWERRI-IMO State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, yesterday, described President Mohammadu Buhari as a man, whom God sent to prevent Nigeria from collapsing, boasting that Buhari will win again in the South-East geopolitical zone in 2019 presidential election, as major and smaller political parties will adopt him as their Presidential candidate.