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Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Receives Android 7.0 Nougat in India
- April 05, 2017

Nevertheless, top executives of Samsung assures that Galaxy Note 8 will be more innovative, safer and better compared to Galaxy Note 7. A major new feature of the phone is the artificially intelligent voice assistant dubbed Bixby - effectively the company's answer to the iPhone's Siri. (more...)
Kanye West's The Life of Pablo hits a million sales in America Kanye West's The Life of Pablo hits a million sales in America
- April 05, 2017

This makes TLOP the first streaming only album to be certified platinum, the RIAA confirmed. Platinum traditionally means the album has sold a million records; for streaming-only works like Pablo-which debuted on Tidal, and continues to be available only via digital platforms-it takes 3,000 streams to equal one "sale". (more...)
Spanish gunship in illegal incursion into United Kingdom waters off Gibraltar Spanish gunship in illegal incursion into United Kingdom waters off Gibraltar
- April 05, 2017

Seizing the opportunity soon after Britain voted to leave the European Union in June past year, Madrid proposed to share sovereignty over Gibraltar with London , which it argued would allow the Rock to remain in the 27-member bloc. Reactions to Britain's momentous decision to trigger its divorce from the European Union. Spain has long sought to reclaim Gibraltar. Johnson said Monday that Gibraltar's sovereignty "is not going to change and can not conceivably change without the express ... (more...)
SpaceX launches its 1st recycled rocket
- April 05, 2017

Reusing a rocket booster could save customers about 30% on a $62-million Falcon 9 rocket launch, Gwynne Shotwell, SpaceX's COO, has said. After its launch Thursday evening, SpaceX will again attempt to guide the first-stage rocket booster onto a droneship. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S8 facial recognition feature was tricked by a selfie
- April 05, 2017

As per as its specifications are concerned, the phone will have the same specifications as its predecessor has. We've seen benchmarks for the Galaxy S8 before the phone's official unveiling, and one thing seemed clear. According to an unnamed industry source was speaking to The Korea Herald , the S8's facial tracking tech is not secure enough to be used to protect your phone. (more...)
Britain, Spain trade barbs on Gibraltar Britain, Spain trade barbs on Gibraltar
- April 05, 2017

The U.K. territory was thrust into the spotlight last Friday when draft Brexit negotiations appeared to hint that any deal that applies to Gibraltar could be stopped by Spain . Spanish Foreign Minister Alfonso Dastis kept things light:"It seems someone is losing their cool", he said. Some pro-Brexit voices in Britain went even farther. (more...)
Galaxy S8 is coming on April 21st and it looks awesome
- April 05, 2017

Not to forget, the regular variants of both flagships will also go up on sale on the same date - April 21. Today Microsoft and Samsung continue their partnership to help businesses harness the power of mobility by featuring the best business productivity apps and software. (more...)
United Kingdom passport could turn dark blue again after Brexit
- April 05, 2017

British Prime Minister Theresa May must prove that "no deal is better than a bad deal" by offering an economic assessment on the impact of leaving the European Union with no agreement, a parliamentary committee said on Tuesday. But many mocked the idea that the burgundy passports made them feel "humiliated", including Labour MP Gavin Shuker who said on Twitter: "Customer reports pink (sic) colour infecting passport: remove and replace". (more...)
Amazon to live stream 10 Thursday night NFL games Amazon to live stream 10 Thursday night NFL games
- April 05, 2017

If Amazon is willing to pay that much for 10 games , where it won't be the exclusive broadcaster and won't even be the exclusive streamer, what could exclusive rights to stream games fetch? The one-year deal, which is worth $50 million, will see Amazon live-stream the 10 games carried by CBS and NBC. (more...)
'Extreme Vetting' May Involve Social Media Passwords, Questions About Ideology 'Extreme Vetting' May Involve Social Media Passwords, Questions About Ideology
- April 05, 2017

The WSJ quoted Gene Hamilton, senior counsellor to Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, as saying: "If there is any doubt about a person's intentions coming to the United States, they should have to overcome - really and truly prove to our satisfaction - that they are coming for legitimate reasons". (more...)
Blizzard Wins Over $8.5 Million Lawsuit in Copyright Damages Against Cheat Creator Blizzard Wins Over $8.5 Million Lawsuit in Copyright Damages Against Cheat Creator
- April 05, 2017

Given Bossland's lack of court representation thus far, it's unclear exactly what its next steps will be, though it told TorrentFreak it would "continue the legal battle". Blizzard argued that not only were Bossland's bots an illegal modification of Blizzard's intellectual property, their sale and use damaged Blizzard's business by introducing unfair competition to games that diminished the experiences of legitimate players and discouraged others from playing. (more...)
May Hints U.K. Air-Pollution Plan May Not Punish Diesel Drivers May Hints U.K. Air-Pollution Plan May Not Punish Diesel Drivers
- April 05, 2017

It would apply a £12.50 charge to "the most polluting vehicles" everywhere inside the North Circular and South Circular roads, on top of the additional £10 "T-Charge" that will be charged to drivers of pre-2006 diesels that enter central London at peak times. (more...)
Netanyahu: Rid Syria of all chemical weapons
- April 04, 2017

The Syrian military denied responsibility and said it would never use chemical weapons. The monitor could not confirm the nature of the gas or whether the strikes were carried out by Syrian warplanes or those of government ally Russian Federation. (more...)
Turkey says suspected gas attack in Syria a crime against humanity - formin
- April 04, 2017

Dozens of people, including at least ten children , have been killed and more than 200 injured in a suspected chemical attack in northern Syria, multiple activist groups claim . Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday, he was "shocked and outraged" by images of the victims and called on the worldwide community to "fully and finally remove these frightful weapons from Syria". (more...)
Microsoft to sell Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ Microsoft edition
- April 04, 2017

But, with Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 +, Microsoft together with the South Korean smartphone manufacturer have made a decision to move a notch further to strengthen their partnership and decides to bring a special Microsoft edition of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+. (more...)
Google paid former self-driving auto executive $120M Google paid former self-driving auto executive $120M
- April 04, 2017

Waymo, the self-driving-car company owned by Google's parent company, is suing Uber over claims that it stole the design and intellectual property for its lidar system, a key component of self-driving cars that allows them to detect obstacles. (more...)
Kushner makes surprise visit to Iraq with Joint Chiefs head
- April 04, 2017

The trip to Iraq comes as Iraqi security forces engage in fierce, house-to-house fighting to retake Mosul, Islamic State's last major stronghold in Iraq and the city where leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared a caliphate almost three years ago. (more...)
House measures rebuke North Korea for belligerent behavior House measures rebuke North Korea for belligerent behavior
- April 04, 2017

The comments, in an interview published on Sunday in the Financial Times , appeared created to pressure Chinese President Xi Jinping in the run-up to his visit to Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida this week. China's foreign ministry said in a statement on Monday about the call that Yang had described the meeting between Xi and Trump as being of "great significance" for peace, stability and prosperity in the Asia-Pacific region and the world at large. (more...)
Samsung's Tizen OS Apparently Has Some Security Holes Samsung's Tizen OS Apparently Has Some Security Holes
- April 04, 2017

According to Motherboard , Samsung's home-grown OS is "a hacker's dream", with some 40 unknown zero-day vulnerabilities that can be exploited remotely. While the portal does authenticate to make sure that you're only installing approved apps, there's an exploit that lets you take control before authentication kicks in. (more...)
Putin Ready to Meet Trump at Arctic Summit
- April 04, 2017

He invoked former President Reagan, although the "Read my lips" quote was actually used by his successor, George H.W. Bush, speaking at a CNBC event on Arctic issues. " But there is no response, nothing ", the Russian leader added. It is very unsafe for us to have these low relations. Putin warned that the attempt of some US political forces to bring US-Russian relations to the point of "Caribbean crisis" [October missile crisis] is a huge mistake. (more...)

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