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Google expedites Android updates with Project Treble Google expedites Android updates with Project Treble
- May 13, 2017

It's a dirty little secret of Android updates, and it's a finger we've seen pointed in recent years - as old devices fall out of favour, the drivers for their components fall behind and don't get updated. OEMs (Samsung, LG, HTC) step in and "modify the new release again as needed for their devices". With Project Treble would be eliminating the unwanted factors by introducing a new vendor interface that will act as a bridge for Android OS framework and the vendor implementation. (more...)
Mitch Trubisky arrives at Bears rookie camp in grandma's old vehicle Mitch Trubisky arrives at Bears rookie camp in grandma's old vehicle
- May 12, 2017

When Chicago Bears general manager Ryan Pace met Mitchell Trubisky during the pre-draft process, he was taken back by Trubisky's mode of transportation. The Camry used to belong to his grandmother, and he's kept it in the family ever since he received it from her. Why? "I got that my freshman or sophomore year of college". (more...)
Europa League final ref Skomina has previous with United boss Mourinho Europa League final ref Skomina has previous with United boss Mourinho
- May 12, 2017

Mourinho said Sergio Romero, who has featured in 11 of United's 14 Europa League games, will start as his No1 in the Stockholm final. Mourinho revealed the Spanish worldwide has accepted his decision, he said: "There's no dilemma, They are two fantastic goalkeepers". (more...)
Microsoft Touts Features of Windows 10 Fall Update at Build Conference
- May 12, 2017

For developers, Microsoft will update Visual Studio Mobile Center with new UWP capabilities this fall, including automated build support and new Windows devices in a test cloud. While the company wouldn't say when this latest version of its ubiquitous operating system will arrive, the software's very name supplies as good a hint as any: it's dubbed the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update . (more...)
Say hello to the one-millionth Porsche 911 Say hello to the one-millionth Porsche 911
- May 12, 2017

Porsche says even the colour, "Irish Green", is a nod to the 911's early history. The assembly workers are experts in up to 200 different tasks and, with their passion and knowledge, they ensure that each Porsche is delivered with the quality typical of the brand. (more...)
Arizona Sunshine brings the zombie apocalypse to PlayStation®VR in June Arizona Sunshine brings the zombie apocalypse to PlayStation®VR in June
- May 12, 2017

Embark on a journey in search of human contact across post-apocalyptic southwestern America in campaign mode, join forces with a friend in co-op multiplayer , or jump into the endless multiplayer Horde mode for up to 4 players. We'll be able to talk more about both Farpoint and the Aim Controller next week, so keep an eye out! Arizona Sunshine is priced at $39.99 United States dollars on PC. (more...)
Jakarta Governor found guilty of blasphemy, sent to 2 years' jail
- May 12, 2017

Andreas Harsono of Human Rights Watch described the verdict as "a huge setback" for Indonesia's record of tolerance and for minorities. Prosecutors had called for a suspended one-year jail sentence on charges of hate speech. At the beginning of his trial in December, the governor broke out in tears, rejecting the notion that he would intentionally insult Islam. Others say that his comments were exploited in an effort to incite ethnic and religious hatred against Ahok. (more...)
Equipment water leak shortens spacewalk by 2 US astronauts Equipment water leak shortens spacewalk by 2 US astronauts
- May 12, 2017

During their time outside the station, Whitson and Fischer replaced an avionics box situated on the station's starboard 3 truss. The device - a bit unwieldy at more than 5 feet long - supplies electricity and data to science experiments on the outside of the station. (more...)
Mobile launches BOGO deal-of sorts-for Samsung's Galaxy S8 Mobile launches BOGO deal-of sorts-for Samsung's Galaxy S8
- May 12, 2017

The J7 Prime comes with a 5.5-inch 1080p display on the front with a 2.5D glass. The third-place wireless carrier is once again taking aim at the big dogs with a new Samsung Galaxy S8 promotion that comes just in time for Mother's Day. The Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 + smartphones are also fantastic 4G LTE handsets, so you can try different 4G plans to suit the data speeds you want to achieve. (more...)
Alan Wake Price Dropped Ahead of Removal from Steam and Xbox Alan Wake Price Dropped Ahead of Removal from Steam and Xbox
- May 12, 2017

All DLC and Alan Wake's American Nightmare will be on sale too. To combat expiring licenses prior, other games have been patched to remove the offending tunes. While we might not get to see Alan Wake 2 being developed but it seems that soon we will lose Alan Wake from the digital stores. Because developer Remedy Entertainment has no choice. (more...)
Mysterious Creature Washes Ashore In Indonesia, Turns Water Red Mysterious Creature Washes Ashore In Indonesia, Turns Water Red
- May 12, 2017

The colossal carcass was found on Hulung Beach on the westside of Serum Island on Tuesday night by a local man. According to reports, Tuanakota first mistook the vast bloated animal for a stranded boat. Some local fishermen believe the creature to be a giant squid, while some speculate it to be a giant octopus. Locals have asked the government to help them remove the remains as the stench is getting worse by the day. (more...)
This Smartphone gives One Year Free 4G Data for the users !! This Smartphone gives One Year Free 4G Data for the users !!
- May 12, 2017

Those of you who purchase the smartphone will be receiving free 1GB 4GB data every day and unlimited calling for a period of 1 year from Airtel. The Airtel users would get quite lucky after purchasing the Micromax Canvas 2 (2017) as the device will provide unlimited talk time for those users. (more...)
Tesla Begins Taking Orders For Its Solar Energy Roof Tile Systems Tesla Begins Taking Orders For Its Solar Energy Roof Tile Systems
- May 12, 2017

They are part of Tesla's vision of delivering fully integrated solar, energy storage, and electric vehicle technologies. A 1700-square-foot roof in Southern California, with half the roof covered in "active" solar tiles, would cost about $34,300 after a federal tax credit, according to the calculator. (more...)
AAP rebel Kapil Mishra attacked AAP rebel Kapil Mishra attacked
- May 12, 2017

Earlier in the day, the AAP legislator wrote an open letter to his former " guru " Kejriwal to seek his blessings before filing the complaint against him. "Mr. Mishra has made serious allegations in a detailed statement which was recorded today (Thursday) and a raid was also conducted at the offices of the PWD; the unit can not divulge any further information regarding the case as it may be inimical to ongoing investigations", ACB chief Mukesh Kumar Meena told The Hindu . (more...)
New South Korean President willing to visit North Korea New South Korean President willing to visit North Korea
- May 12, 2017

Moon, who won Tuesday's election by a landslide, added: "I am willing to go anywhere for the peace of the Korean peninsula if needed". Moon had a 40-minute conversation with Chinese leader Xi Jinping, his spokesman Yoon Young-chan told reporters, with the two agreeing denuclearising Pyongyang was a "common goal" between them. (more...)
Microsoft's new tools help devs manage cloud deployments on the go
- May 12, 2017

Enable customers to build highly responsive, mission-critical applications. Worldwide data throughput and storage is ensured by industry-leading SLAs (service level agreements), which meet enterprise needs with 99.99% availability, as well as read and write latencies in the 99th percentile. (more...)
Arctic summit: Trump to make 'right decision for the US' on climate
- May 12, 2017

However, Tillerson sought to reassure the global Arctic community saying "we're not going to rush" to make a decision, but that the American government would make "the right decision for the United States". "We are appreciative that each of you has an important point of view, and you should know that we are taking the time to understand your concerns", he said. (more...)
Microsoft Aims to Create a More Versatile Windows 10 Microsoft Aims to Create a More Versatile Windows 10
- May 12, 2017

So on Day 2 of its Build developer conference, Microsoft today announced that the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update is expected to drop by the end of the year. That's Microsoft's custom-built digital assistant - Clippy on steroids, if you will - which is integrated directly into Windows 10. The tool, called Story Remix, will be part of a " Fall Creators Update" to roll out later this year to 500 million personal computers, smartphones and tablets powered by Windows 10. (more...)
Google Taimen to Bring 4 GB RAM and Android O Latest Update
- May 12, 2017

Those specs would combine to make the phone's power a match for the likes of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Sony Xperia XZ Premium, at least on paper. Whatever the case may be, with the rising popularity of the Pixel brand, LG could see an increase in smartphone revenue if it chooses to partner with Google once again, just as HTC did. (more...)
Nepal signs up to China's new Silk Road plan
- May 12, 2017

How Xi answers a range of outstanding questions will go a long way in determining its success. But beyond that, India is also cautious about what China's long-term strategic goals are with OBOR. He explains that "any country can join, anywhere", adding that the US hasn't joined the initiative. Xi wasted no time filling the void. The US and Europe "almost unwittingly" created space for Xi to push China's interests, according to Peter Cai, research fellow at the Lowy Institute for ... (more...)

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