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Samsung router spreads Wi-Fi and controls smart gadgets Samsung router spreads Wi-Fi and controls smart gadgets
- March 30, 2017

Samsung bought SmartThings in August 2014 for $200 million. You strategically place individual routers or Wi-Fi points in different rooms, so that the boxes can communicate with one another to manage bandwidth. However, as noted by CNET's Dong Ngo , it will make it to other Android devices later in the year, and maybe into iOS products as well. From a single screen you can jump off to do things like start your robot vacuum, dim your Philips Hue lights or even peek inside your Samsung Family ... (more...)
Russian opposition leader jailed after organizing anti-corruption protests
- March 30, 2017

Lozina said her mother then asked police why the man was detained, and she too was taken to the van. The Kremlin called the rally "a provocation" but pledged to listen to protesters' concerns. The U.S. State Department condemned the crackdown as "an affront to core democratic values". "We call on the Russian authorities to abide fully by the worldwide commitments it has made, including in the Council of Europe ... (more...)
West Ham star backs under pressure Slaven Bilic
- March 30, 2017

The Croat has endured a rollercoaster season which, in many ways, has disappointed after he took to the club to an impressive seventh placed finish and saw them pick up some inspiring wins last time out. Slaven Bilic has had his players in sessions at their Rush Green training ground since Sunday as he prepares them for their Premier League run-in. (more...)
Kotak Mahindra Bank to focus on building stressed asset business Kotak Mahindra Bank to focus on building stressed asset business
- March 30, 2017

As asset reconstruction companies are heavily undercapitalized, the banking sector would have to depend on specialized structures like bad banks to turn them around. Kotak added that with the banks loss of Rs 4 lakh crore and additional Rs 2.5 lakh crore for resolutions - that is Rs 6.5 lakh crore - which converts to a United States dollars 100 billion worth of capital requirement. (more...)
S. Korea prosecutors grill Park over corruption allegations
- March 30, 2017

Park faced two prosecutors and an investigator, and was accompanied by one of her lawyers, but standard procedure bars him from interjecting, only allowing consultations during rest breaks - which could be an issue for her. Park faces multiple charges from abuse of power and coercion to bribery, and is the fourth former South Korean leader to be probed or jailed over corruption scandals. (more...)
Windows 10 Creators Update will be available to all in April Windows 10 Creators Update will be available to all in April
- March 30, 2017

Read on for all the most interesting new things in Windows 10. Microsoft's focus on 3D features isn't a surprise, as most of the design community is shifting away from 2D photo editing software to 3D renderers, and the industry is in dire need of labor force. (more...)
April's Full PlayStation Plus Lineup Revealed
- March 30, 2017

We've known that David Jaffe's Drawn to Death would be included for subscribers for a few weeks now, but today's press release adds Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime as well as some titles for the PlayStation 3 and cross-buy titles on the PS Vita. (more...)
Statewide tornado drill in Iowa
- March 30, 2017

Tornadoes usually strike very quickly so it's of the utmost importance that you have a place to go when one is issued as well as making sure all members of your family know where to go. In Scottsbluff, all alert systems will be tested. A tornado threat will also exist, and although it is minimal, any tornado threat is worth talking about, typical to the tornadoes we often see here they will be isolated, fast moving and short lived. (more...)
Democrat cries foul over Mnuchin's 'Lego Batman' plug Democrat cries foul over Mnuchin's 'Lego Batman' plug
- March 30, 2017

Mnuchin's comments last week urging people to send their children to " The LEGO Batman Movie " prompted Sen. A Treasury spokesman said Mnuchin mentioned the movie during a "light-hearted moment", when directly asked for movie recommendations - and that the secretary acknowledged the relevant ethics law in his comment. (more...)
Cyclone Debbie: How schools are affected
- March 30, 2017

One man was taken to the hospital after being injured by a collapsing wall, Police Commissioner Stewart said. At least one person was seriously injured, but the extent of damage was not expected to be known until daybreak with conditions too unsafe for emergency crews to venture outside despite hundreds of calls for help. (more...)
EU regrets Trump's reversal of climate policy EU regrets Trump's reversal of climate policy
- March 30, 2017

Murray, who operates several coal mines in West Virginia and OH, filed several lawsuits to prevent the plan from taking effect. "So this is good news for Montana and good news for America". A combination of increased competition from cheap natural gas, stagnant electricity usage rates and regulations resulted in a ideal storm challenging the coal industry, Deti said. (more...)
Dog owner killed by his pet Staffordshire Bull terrier Dog owner killed by his pet Staffordshire Bull terrier
- March 30, 2017

However, the incident has only just come to light. His death is not being treated as suspicious and next of kin have been informed. The dog was seized by officers and is now at a secure kennels, while a decision is made on whether or not to put it down. (more...)
IOS 11 rumours: Siri's about to get a whole lot smarter
- March 30, 2017

Considering that everyone is beefing up their virtual assistants, it's likely Apple will upgrade Siri in iOS 11, even though there's no way of verifying The Verifier's interesting claims at this point. Additionally, the report claims that Siri will be more tightly integrated across a range of Apple products such as Apple TV along with much tighter integration with the company's iCloud services. (more...)
Mexican man freed from detention Mexican man freed from detention
- March 30, 2017

His attorney, Mark Rosenbaum, said that the government has "no evidence" that Ramirez is involved in criminal activity. A spokeswoman for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement did not immediately return an email seeking comment. His lawyers argue that agents should have stopped questioning Ramirez as soon as they learned he was a DACA recipient, unless they had probable cause he had committed a crime. (more...)
Star Wars Battlefront 2 will be officially revealed on April 15 Star Wars Battlefront 2 will be officially revealed on April 15
- March 30, 2017

If you can't make the event, then there will be streams of panels at the official Star Wars Celebration website . Star Wars Celebration takes place in Orlando, Florida April 13-16. The trailer and first look at Battlefront II will be hosted by developers from DICE, Criterion and Motive and will also be livestreamed through the official Star Wars site . (more...)
BSNL Offers 1 GB Free Data for its Non-Internet Smartphone Users BSNL Offers 1 GB Free Data for its Non-Internet Smartphone Users
- March 30, 2017

With that said, Vodafone rolled out the service to segmented users, whereas Airtel's and Idea's offer was valid for all the prepaid customers. A customer can buy the data pack for just Rs 339 without any special membership, as it has to be done while acquiring Jio connection, to avail 2GB data and unlimited calls to BSNL network. (more...)
NASA's Juno probe set for fifth close flyby of Jupiter NASA's Juno probe set for fifth close flyby of Jupiter
- March 30, 2017

Thomas Zurbuchen, associate administrator for NASA's Science Mission Directorate. Juno will continue orbiting Jupiter until February 2018. The image was captured by JunoCam on February 2, 2017, at 5:13 am PDT (8:13 a.m. Since then the NASA Juno spacecraft has successfully provided several information about the composition, cloud structure and the magnificent auroras and magnetic fields of Jupiter. (more...)
Verizon's HTC 10 Units Will Get Android Nougat On March 30 Verizon's HTC 10 Units Will Get Android Nougat On March 30
- March 30, 2017

HTC's Vice President of Product Management, Mo Versi today shared some good news regarding the Android Nougat update for the Verizon HTC 10 units. It's definitely taken some time for the Verizon HTC 10 to get its Android Nougat update, but sometimes that happens with carrier-branded smartphones that require extra testing when compared to unlocked models. (more...)
Samsung's Galaxy S8 phone aims to dispel the Note 7 debacle
- March 30, 2017

In order to accommodate the bigger screen size , Samsung removed the physical Home button on the S8 - a first in the Galaxy S line's history - for virtual navigational and Home keys. The device comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage , expandable with a microSD card. Both of them will support fast charging through USB-C and also wireless charging. (more...)
Windows 10 Creators Update Will Debut 11 April Windows 10 Creators Update Will Debut 11 April
- March 30, 2017

Paint 3D works with dedicated 3D printing services or locally connected 3D printers, so you can create real-world versions of your creations with another quick tap. Through the new update parents will be able to set screen time limits , and get reports on how often kids are playing games and staying on the computer each week. (more...)

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