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AT&T, T-Mobile US conduct dueling LAA tests; LTE-U goes live AT&T, T-Mobile US conduct dueling LAA tests; LTE-U goes live
- June 27, 2017

The test showed speeds of 741Mbps using 80MHz of aggregated spectrum. LAA and LTE-U use underutilized spectrum and other users on the same band, including Wi-Fi users, are unaffected. In a parallel U.S. trial, AT&T Mobility has confirmed that it has teamed up with Ericsson to conduct its own live LTE-LAA field tests, reaching initial wireless speeds of more than 650Mbps in downtown San Francisco. (more...)
VIVO Retains IPL Title Sponsorship With Rs 2199 Crore Bid VIVO Retains IPL Title Sponsorship With Rs 2199 Crore Bid
- June 27, 2017

CHINESE MOBILE FIRM VIVO has won the IPL title sponsorship contract for the next five seasons. While mobile phone makers Xiaomi and Intex had picked up the bid documents, these companies did not make a final bid for the title sponsorship rights. (more...)
UK Parliament Maintains Restrictions After Email Hack UK Parliament Maintains Restrictions After Email Hack
- June 27, 2017

Staff at the U.K. Parliament remain hampered after a cyberattack that compromised about 90 lawmakers' email accounts. In order to stop the attack from spreading, the government blocked members of Parliament from accessing their official email accounts from outside official buildings, she said. (more...)
Aston Martin Confirms its First All-Electric Model
- June 27, 2017

Aston Martin has confirmed that the RapidE , the first ever all-electric vehicle in its 104-year history, will enter production in 2019. Though Aston says it's putting the RapidE into production, that's a trifle misleading - only 155 cars will be built initially, with no say from Aston on whether that could translate into a full production run. (more...)
OnePlus 5 is now up for sale in India exclusively on Amazon OnePlus 5 is now up for sale in India exclusively on Amazon
- June 27, 2017

However, the device proudly stands against competitors that cost double the price and still offer a similar if not same experience. The OnePlus 5 has gone on sale on Amazon today and is priced at Rs 32 ,999 for the base variant with 6GB RAM , while the 8GB RAM variant is available for Rs 37 ,999. (more...)
Dane County announces plans to adhere to Climate Paris agreement terms Dane County announces plans to adhere to Climate Paris agreement terms
- June 27, 2017

One attendee spoke in opposition to the resolution. "This is a tangible Helena issue, if for no other reason than our Ten Mile watershed". In addition, they reiterated the region's strong commitment to pursuing worldwide finance goals. Google "A Climate Solution Where All Sides Win" and "CLC Unlocking the Climate Puzzle", which explains its global "domino" effect, which makes other nations cut their emissions as much as we do. (more...)
$115 Million Settlement in Massive Anthem Breach Case $115 Million Settlement in Massive Anthem Breach Case
- June 27, 2017

Provide cash compensation for those consumers who are already enrolled in credit monitoring. The case is effectively over 100 lawsuits against the company combined into one. "Nevertheless, we are pleased to be putting this litigation behind us, and to be providing additional substantial benefits to individuals whose data was or may have been involved in the cyberattack and who will now be members of the settlement class", the company statement says. (more...)
Economists Say The Great Barrier Reef Is 'Too Big To Fail' Economists Say The Great Barrier Reef Is 'Too Big To Fail'
- June 27, 2017

A report into the value of the Great Barrier Reef has found that more than half of Australians would be willing to pay a $1.30 "reef tax" each week to help preserve the national icon. Australia's Great Barrier Reef is a 25-million-year-old ecosystem which stretches for over 1,400 miles long with up to 2,900 individual reefs and 1,050 islands. (more...)
Verizon Closes Yahoo Acquisition, No Updates on US Hispanic/Latam Strategy Yet Verizon Closes Yahoo Acquisition, No Updates on US Hispanic/Latam Strategy Yet
- June 27, 2017

AOL will be fused with Yahoo , renamed "Oath" , and used to help fuel the company's advertising and video content ambitions and existing Verizon-owned media properties including HuffPost, Yahoo Sports, TechCrunch , and Engadget. In a statement, he said, "Now that the deal is closed, we are excited to set our focus on being the best company for consumer media, and the best partner to our advertising, content and publisher partners", reported news agency Reuters . (more...)
JK Rowling marks 20 years since Harry Potter appeared JK Rowling marks 20 years since Harry Potter appeared
- June 27, 2017

Harsh Hede The Harry Potter series has played one of the most influential roles in shaping my life, from a pop culture point of view; right from reading the books, to the movies, to the videogames. Even the College Board tweeted about Harry Potter , writing: "These books will always be magical ". Rowling , who was a struggling, divorced mother when she wrote the first Potter book, has conjured quite a world . (more...)
Facebook, Twitter and others band together to fight online extremism Facebook, Twitter and others band together to fight online extremism
- June 27, 2017

Announcing the creation of the forum a blog post on Twitter read: "The spread of terrorism and violent extremism is a pressing global problem and a critical challenge for us all ". USA social media titan Facebook last week launched a campaign in Britain to counter the spread of online extremism after warnings from Prime Minister Theresa May that followed four attacks in three months. (more...)
Tristan Thompson surprises Khloe Kardashian with blowout birthday party Tristan Thompson surprises Khloe Kardashian with blowout birthday party
- June 27, 2017

The " Keeping Up With The Kardashians " star and her basketball player beau are completely smitten with each other and friends believe it won't be long before they take their relationship to the next level. "I mean it's a dream for somebody that comes from Africa", he says of the kids' trip to America and the BET Awards . Khloe really wants a baby. " Tristan and I definitely talk about starting a family", Kardashian said in a confessional on the show. (more...)
SpaceX launches first Bulgarian Satellite Bulgariasat-1 SpaceX launches first Bulgarian Satellite Bulgariasat-1
- June 27, 2017

SpaceX launched 10 Iridium NEXT satellites using its Falcon 9 rocket on Sunday into low-Earth orbit. The BulgariaSat-1, sitting tight aboard the Falcon 9 , lifted off from Launch Complex 39A at the Kennedy Space Center on Friday, SpaceNews reported. (more...)
Apple debuts awaited 10.5-inch iPad Pro, updated 12.9-inch model Apple debuts awaited 10.5-inch iPad Pro, updated 12.9-inch model
- June 27, 2017

As usual, Apple has dropped support for older - yet still popular - devices, and this time around two iPhones and an iPad are getting the axe. With the new upgrades and algorithm in place, few bugs are always expected and this one might not go well with Snapchat users. (more...)
OnePlus 5 vs. Galaxy S8 - What Is Going On Here? OnePlus 5 vs. Galaxy S8 - What Is Going On Here?
- June 27, 2017

Nonetheless, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 smartphone might be the tech giant's priciest mobile device ever. Rs. 64,800). The latest report also suggests that the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will be made available in Black, Gold, and Blue shades. (more...)
Inhumans TV Series Poster & Premiere Date Inhumans TV Series Poster & Premiere Date
- June 26, 2017

ABC seemingly will be faithful to the original comics as the poster indicates that the city is located on the blue side of the Moon, judging by the color scheme. Marvel's Inhumans explores the never-before-told epic adventure of the royal family including Black Bolt , played by Anson Mount , the enigmatic, commanding King of the Inhumans , with a voice so powerful that the slightest whisper can destroy a city. (more...)
SpaceX Set To Launch Satellites From California Air Base
- June 26, 2017

SpaceX had two-hour launch window for the mission with a backup launch window on Saturday. But the BulgariaSat launch got pushed back from last weekend due to technical concerns. It's the 12th time SpaceX has successfully landed one of these rocket stages out of 17 attempts, and the seventh time it's performed the feat at sea. (more...)
SpaceX launches 10 satellites from California air base
- June 26, 2017

This was the ninth consecutive flight with a successful landing, on a drone ship or on land, for launches where the company attempted a landing. This was the second launch and landing in 48 hours for SpaceX, adding more real world proof to Musk's dream of making space travel as common and frequent as airplane flights. (more...)
Germany 3 Cameroon 1
- June 26, 2017

They now sit second with two points after two rounds of matches. Joachim Löw'S 100th win in 150 games saw Germany into the semi-finals of the Confederations Cup , but this match in Sochi will be remembered for video assisted refereeing failing to cover itself in glory. (more...)
Tesla Interested in Getting Into the Music Streaming Business Tesla Interested in Getting Into the Music Streaming Business
- June 26, 2017

Recode stated in a recent article that Musk plans on launching a music streaming service. Musk wouldn't be interested in integrating Spotify or Apple Music into its electric cars, which already come with a radically designed dashboard coupled with a touchscreen and internet connectivity. (more...)

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