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Twitter creates 'lite' version for data-starved users Twitter creates 'lite' version for data-starved users
- April 06, 2017

Still, it's a clunky and sometimes costly solution to the problem of data caps, so today Twitter, following in Facebook's footsteps, has announced a new, lightweight version of its service, called Twitter Lite . The company claims that this can reduce your data usage by up to 70 percent. If you want to try it out, all you have to do is visit mobile.twitter.com on your mobile device. (more...)
Ravindra Gaikwad attends Lok Sabha proceedings Ravindra Gaikwad attends Lok Sabha proceedings
- April 06, 2017

Ravindra Gaikwad reportedly took the Rajdhani Express for reaching Delhi and he is expected to address media personnel after attending the House. Gaikwad demanded that the travel ban by Air India and six other private airlines must be lifted. (more...)
National Weather Service issues wind advisory through Thursday night National Weather Service issues wind advisory through Thursday night
- April 06, 2017

A deep area of low pressure will develop across the Ohio Valley through Thursday and gradually sag southward into northern West Virginia Friday before lifting northeast out of the area by Saturday . and 3 p.m., then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3 p.m. Locations... Generally along and near the Blue Ridge from Boone, to Jefferson, to Independence, to Roanoke. (more...)
Trump says Syria attack 'crossed a lot of lines' Trump says Syria attack 'crossed a lot of lines'
- April 06, 2017

Tillerson will make his first visit to Russian Federation next week, as the Kremlin looks to improve ties with the Trump administration. However, their attempt to assign blame was quickly challenged by the Russian government - an ally of the Assad regime - which suggested that the poison gas actually belonged to the rebels and leaked when Syrian bombs hit an insurgent weapons depot, an explanation rejected by witnesses and worldwide health experts. (more...)
Google Play Music launches subscriptions in India at Rs 89 per month Google Play Music launches subscriptions in India at Rs 89 per month
- April 06, 2017

If you're in India, you can sign up here to try Google Play Music Unlimited for Rs. 89 a month; you'll get a free 30-day free trial when you subscribe. In comparison, Apple Music costs Rs 120 per month for a single subscription (Rs 60 if you are a student) and Rs 190 per month for a family subscription, while Ganna charge Rs 99 per month for its Gaana + service. (more...)
Russian Federation says Assad not to blame for gas attack Russian Federation says Assad not to blame for gas attack
- April 06, 2017

Security Council fails to act. And he came to office promising both to improve ties with Assad's ally President Vladimir Putin of Russian Federation and to focus U.S. He spoke from the Rose Garden shortly after the UN Security Council convened for an emergency session over the attack, called by the French. In a statement, the agency said "the likelihood of exposure to a chemical attack is amplified by an apparent lack of external injuries reported in cases showing a rapid onset of ... (more...)
Tesla Sets Quarterly Record, Delivers 25000 EVs So Far In 2017
- April 06, 2017

Tesla noted that the real number of vehicles shipped this quarter is actually a shade higher than the figures suggest , as Tesla only counts a auto as delivered once it's actually in customers hands and "all the paperwork is correct" - a fairly straightforward definition of delivered. (more...)
Farooq Abdullah backs stone pelters in J&K, slams PM Narendra Modi Farooq Abdullah backs stone pelters in J&K, slams PM Narendra Modi
- April 06, 2017

Abdullah, who is contesting the bypoll to Srinagar Lok Sabha seat, earlier today said that the stone-pelting youth from the valley were giving their lives for resolution of Kashmir dispute and not for tourism. "India always tried to resolve the issue without involving anyone into it but unfortunately no result was yielded despite passing several decades", he said. (more...)
'Persona 5' Stream Ban: Atlus Threatens Twitch Streamers Who Spoil Too Much 'Persona 5' Stream Ban: Atlus Threatens Twitch Streamers Who Spoil Too Much
- April 06, 2017

Atlus has several specific provisions for what constitutes as "spoiler" within Persona 5 , which video and stream producers should avoid. Atlus became a major exception to that rule this week, threatening to issue takedown notices for Persona 5 videos that spoil important story moments. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S8 Should Help These 5 Notable Tech Firms
- April 06, 2017

The S8 will be released for the United States market on April 21, and on the 28th for the rest of the world. Samsung's Unpacked event was all about its newest flagship smartphone: the Galaxy S8. The S8 phone's display measures 5.8 inches diagonally, compared with 5.1 inches on the S7. The batteries are the same as the Galaxy S7 range, 3000mAh and 3500mAh, respectively. (more...)
You can now buy the red iPhone Apple just recently launched You can now buy the red iPhone Apple just recently launched
- April 06, 2017

According to BGR , Apple iPhone 7 plus with its Red Avatar will go towards to helping find a cure for HIV and AIDS . A new patent made public on Thursday (via AppleInsider ) suggests Apple is exploring the idea of turning your iPhone into a "brain" that powers a device similar to a Macbook. (more...)
Allies Call for Zuma to Step Down
- April 06, 2017

Mantashe said the party was concerned about the calls for Zuma to resign from the Congress of South African Trade Unions, the nation's biggest labor federation, and the South African Communist party, both allies of the ANC, and was planning to hold talks with them. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S8: Specs, Price And Everything You Need to Know
- April 06, 2017

The new phones will be rolled out starting April 21 , Samsung announced. During an interview with Fortune magazine, Grant Castle, vice president of T-Mobile, the third-largest USA wireless carrier in the number of subscribers, said, "When converging with "Carrier Aggregation" technology, which combines a number of separate frequency bands into one frequency to improve the speed, the Galaxy S8 can achieve the data processing speeds of gigabit per second". (more...)
Download Latest iOS Update To Fix Wi-Fi Vulnerability Download Latest iOS Update To Fix Wi-Fi Vulnerability
- April 06, 2017

With this update at the disposal, such attempts have been made ineffective. Apple just released iOS 10.3.1, one week after the iOS 10.3 update. Your newly updated iPhone or iPad will now wake up to the iOS welcome screen and ask for some basic setup and settings . (more...)
Facebook to use photo-matching to block repeat 'revenge porn' Facebook to use photo-matching to block repeat 'revenge porn'
- April 05, 2017

The company also plans to use "photo-matching technologies" to prevent any subsequent attempts to share the same image on not only Facebook but also Messenger and Instagram. "To do so, just tap on the downward arrow or "..." next to a post and click "Report". In 2015 the company made clear that images "shared in revenge" were forbidden, and users have long had the ability to report posts as violating the terms of service. (more...)
PPG confirms it will press on with bid for AkzoNobel PPG confirms it will press on with bid for AkzoNobel
- April 05, 2017

McGarry's comments echoed those of Elliott Management Corp., the hedge fund founded by billionaire Paul Singer, which said last month that deal talks are supported by 94.1 percent of Akzo shareholders. Akzo CEO Ton Buechner has faced growing pressure from investors to negotiate after the company rejected PPG's offers as too low and said they would lead to job losses. (more...)
Tar Heels seal the deal, beat Gonzaga for NCAA title
- April 05, 2017

North Carolina forward Theo Pinson has been the source of comedic relief for the Tar Heels throughout this remarkable NCAA title run. Before Collings fouled out though, Jonathan Williams hit a big three pointer to give the Bulldogs some life, as they trailed by one with 5:26 remaining in the game. (more...)
India, Britain Talk up Post-Brexit Trade Prospects India, Britain Talk up Post-Brexit Trade Prospects
- April 05, 2017

Meanwhile, Mr Hammond said he looked forward to building a "mature relationship between equals". Making a special mention of the Tata Group, he said, "Indian investors such as the Tatas are among the biggest employers in his country, transforming British businesses with their focused management and long-term investment as we've seen so clearly in the case of Jaguar Land Rover". (more...)
Boeing forms venture group, invests in two tech startups Boeing forms venture group, invests in two tech startups
- April 05, 2017

For the Zunum Aero investment, Boeing HorizonX partnered with New York-based JetBlue Airways' technology ventures arm, JetBlue Technology Ventures. With multiple patented technologies already in place, Zunum Aero has designed an innovative class of hybrid-electric aircraft and is developing technologies to create a regional electric air network. (more...)
Japan protests over 'extremely problematic' North Korea missile launch
- April 05, 2017

The U.S. Pacific Command says North Korea fired a medium-range ballistic missile at 6:42 a.m. Wednesday Seoul time from a spot on its east coast near the city of Sinpo. North Korea has denied using big global events to get outside attention in order to wrest concessions and aid. One expert said it could have been a test of a new missile intended as a stepping stone toward developing a solid-fuel intercontinental ballistic missile that could reach the US mainland. (more...)

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