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Samsung Galaxy J3 Prime Budget Smartphone With Android 7.0 Nougat Launched
- April 29, 2017

The Samsung Galaxy J3 Prime shifts away from Samsung's policy of providing AMOLED displays and sticks with a 5inch LCD panel display with HD (1280 x 720 pixels) resolution. The smartphone measures 139.7×69.85×8.89mm and weighs 148 grams. "The smartphone that does everything you love and still fits your budget". When Samsung launched the highly-anticipated Galaxy S8 duo in its home turf South Korea, it had a surprise announcement: a special edition Galaxy S8 Plus with 6GB or RAM instead ... (more...)
White House considers Trump's executive order to withdraw from Nafta
- April 29, 2017

The mere rumour of it happening this week, floated on Wednesday by the White House, shaved nearly two per cent off the Mexican peso and a third of a cent off the loonie. Where Trump stands on NAFTA is hard to discern. Last week, Trump also called Canada's dairy protections "unfair". In this case, the American lumber lobby has hammered away at the issue for decades, so the constituency is there, and much of the hard work has already been done in shaping the USA position. (more...)
'Giant hurricane' on Saturn spotted in latest Cassini dive 'Giant hurricane' on Saturn spotted in latest Cassini dive
- April 29, 2017

It was the first of 22 scheduled closest-ever encounters of the space probe, and the dives are meant to bring the spaceship to an uncultivated territory between the cloud tops of Saturn and its innermost rings. Raw images returned by the spacecraft revealed the existence of a dark storm-like feature (which was referred to as a "giant hurricane" in a NASA Twitter post ) that was about 1,500 miles across and which was later confirmed to be "the center of the vortex at its pole", Space.com noted. (more...)
Look At This $335 Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Figure
- April 29, 2017

The significant decline of the Wii U sales is mostly attributed to the release of the Switch, as the public opted to purchase the newer console. Earlier today, a designer by the name of Winterdrake uploaded a demo to itch.io of the 2D rendition entitled Zelda: Breath of the NES . (more...)
Stock On Watchlist: Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) Price Target Watch
- April 29, 2017

Utd Capital Advisers Limited Liability holds 0% or 4,012 shares. FMR LLC boosted its position in Capital One Financial Corp.by 22.2% in the fourth quarter. The correct version of this article can be accessed at [[permalink]]. Rafferty upgraded the stock to "Buy" rating in Thursday, January 26 report. Finally, Guggenheim reissued a "neutral" rating on shares of Capital One Financial Corporation in a research report on Sunday, December 4th. (more...)
Berkeley hails peaceful debate over Ann Coulter
- April 29, 2017

A crowd gathers around speakers during a rally for free speech Thursday, April 27, 2017, in Berkeley, Calif. Demonstrators gathered near the University of California, Berkeley campus amid a strong police presence and rallied to show support for free speech and condemn the views of Ann Coulter and her supporters. (more...)
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
- April 29, 2017

It is not yet clear what exact role this story will play in the third film. At the same time, they're also saying that in various ways, it fails to capture the magic of the original film. He revealed: "Groot is always challenging to play". We plan to see the rest of them in the future. Plus, when it was released back in 2014, the idea of a fun Star Wars movie was still a novel one. (more...)
Vivo and Xiaomi getting closer to Samsung in Indian smartphone market: Canalys Vivo and Xiaomi getting closer to Samsung in Indian smartphone market: Canalys
- April 29, 2017

A handful of Chinese phone makers - like Huawei, Oppo, and Vivo - drove first quarter growth. Chinese OEMs Huawei , OPPO and Vivo rounded out the top five, respectively. Those three challengers saw growth rates of between 20% and 30% while the market leaders barely changed their sales volume on the same period past year. (more...)
Astronaut Peggy Whitson Sets New NASA Record dor Most Days in Space Astronaut Peggy Whitson Sets New NASA Record dor Most Days in Space
- April 29, 2017

Early Monday, the International Space Station commander surpassed the record of 534 days, two hours and 48 minutes for most accumulated time in orbit by an American. Aboard the space station, Whitson stood with Colonel Jack Fischer, an astronaut who arrived there last week. The conversation between Trump and the astronauts also steered toward how the president is more impressed with astronauts than politicians as well as queries related to Peggy Whitson's research on recycling urine to ... (more...)
Samsung sees best quarterly profits in three years
- April 28, 2017

Samsung Electronics released final figures for the first quarter, showing its operating profit in the first quarter at 9.90 trillion won ($8.8 billion), a whopping 48.3 percent gain from the year-ago period and 7.35 percent increase from the previous quarter. (more...)
Newborn humpback whales whisper to mothers to escape predators Newborn humpback whales whisper to mothers to escape predators
- April 28, 2017

NPR reports scientists-for the first time ever-attached recording devices directly to humpback calves. Ecologists from Denmark and Australia used temporary tags on eight calves and their moms s in Exmouth Gulf off western Australia, using special sound and movement recorders with suction cups that allowed them to be affixed on the babies' skin, without doing any harm. (more...)
Phil Spencer teases creative and diversive lineup for E3
- April 28, 2017

This is similar to the way Netflix started, featuring older titles that people were guaranteed to want to access and using this as a way to start producing successful Netflix originals once the user-base was established and subscription money was rolling in. (more...)
Facebook rolls out Messenger Lite in over 132 countries Facebook rolls out Messenger Lite in over 132 countries
- April 28, 2017

The event also showcased various products of Facebook - Facebook Live, Facebook 360, Facebook Lite, Whatsapp, Facebook Camera, Instagram and Oculus VR. "Now, conversations on FB Lite can be enhanced through Reactions including "Love", "Haha", "Wow", "Sad" and "Angry", it added. Indian users will now be able to use custom camera effects with greetings like "Namaste" and "geo-frames" for cities like Delhi, Mumbai and Goa. (more...)
Photos of Apple's autonomous test vehicle show up in Silicon Valley Photos of Apple's autonomous test vehicle show up in Silicon Valley
- April 28, 2017

A Lexus vehicle vehicle outfitted with sensors was spotted driving around Silicon Valley, and images of the vehicle were shared with Bloomberg . The equipment adorning the SUV include optical cameras, LiDAR, and radar, all of which appear to be off-the-shelf components, including Velodyne's top-of-the-line LiDAR unit atop a frame that extends a few feet out from the roof of the vehicle. (more...)
Samsung Releases Update That Fixes the Samsung Galaxy S8 Red Tint…
- April 28, 2017

Net profit for the first quarter of the year amounted to 7.68 trillion won (6.1 billion euros, $6.7 billion), up 46 percent from a year ago, the firm said in a statement. Samsung Galaxy Note series is, perhaps, not dead as the South Korean giant has now confirmed that it will be launching a new flagship later this year which in all probability, looks to be Galaxy Note 8. (more...)
Microsoft quarterly profit up 28 percent at $4.8 bn Microsoft quarterly profit up 28 percent at $4.8 bn
- April 28, 2017

Microsoft has now officially outed its earnings report for the most recent fiscal quarter, and some of its divisions proved more impressive than others. Revenue in this segment fell by 7% year over year to $8.84 billion. That sums up what the company confirmed recently in a blog post notifying users about its plans to wind down support for standalone versions of Office aka perpetual licenses; which want to connect to its Office 365 cloud services. (more...)
Donald Trump tells NASA 'fly to Mars in my first term'
- April 28, 2017

Whitson describes milestone as "a huge honor", commends NASA for making it possible. Many in the space community have joined in to congratulate Whitson on social media, including astronaut Leland Melvin, who worked with her in 2009. Whitson has been at the space station since November 19, 2016. Record-breaking astronaut Peggy Whitson added yet another feather to her cap on Monday by becoming the first USA astronaut with the most cumulative time in space. (more...)
Cyprus President Anastasiades calls on PM Modi to strengthen bilateral ties Cyprus President Anastasiades calls on PM Modi to strengthen bilateral ties
- April 28, 2017

Modi said that given its location, Cyprus appreciated the threat that terrorism posed to global peace and stability. India and Cyprus signed four agreements today including for air services after the talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and visiting Cyprus president Nicos Anastasiades concluded in the national capital today, a PTI report said. (more...)
LeMaker HiKey 960 Android Developer Board Unveiled For $240 LeMaker HiKey 960 Android Developer Board Unveiled For $240
- April 28, 2017

Indeed Linaro, a Linux engineering group Huawei is a part of, expects developers to use the board to integrate with security sensors, digital signage and point of sale systems. Huawei and Google HiKey 960 is light years away from Raspberry Pi in terms of price, also in terms of hardware. "While the HiKey's Mali-G71 GPU can output 4K graphics, the board has a HDMI 1.2a port, which can output a maximum of 1,080p". (more...)
Researchers Discover Ancient Lake Beneath Antarctica's Mysterious Blood Falls
- April 28, 2017

But at Taylor Glacier , a 34-mile-long polar glacier, you'll find startling sights of red-a blood-like deposit of iron-rich, salty water flowing into West Lake Bonney. The discovery may challenge what we think we know about glaciers. The emanated heat - along with the salty water's low freezing temperature - helps water remain in its liquid form and make its movement possible. (more...)

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