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Images of Nokia 2 Leaked: Nokia's Budget Smartphone Images of Nokia 2 Leaked: Nokia's Budget Smartphone
- July 21, 2017

The Nokia brand, now owned by HMD Global , is back into the markets. The image that is shown above gives us an idea that the phone resembles the Lumia 620 a lot, especially the round edges around the phone. The key difference between the two smartphone could be the positioning of the navigation buttons. Nokia 2 is expected to be Nokia's budget device, coming in with basic specs. (more...)
Christopher Nolan backs Tom Hardy to be next 007 after Daniel Craig
- July 21, 2017

Tim Lammers has his review . " Dunkirk " which is actually a World War II epic Hollywood flick is expected to complete the winning run at the box office. "I had very few scenes with Harry but we got to hang out and I've got to say he's a great , great kid, and really, really amusing". The Cinematographer Hoyte Van Hoytema frames are brutal as he captures the strewn bodies, ballistic bombardments and raw emotions adroitly. (more...)
LG to exclusively supply L-shaped 'iPhone 9' batteries LG to exclusively supply L-shaped 'iPhone 9' batteries
- July 21, 2017

The report in the Korea Economic Daily (translated by CNBC from Korean) claims that LG will be the sole supplier of batteries for the device, with the South Korean firm investing hundreds of billions on related facilities to hit the ground running on production next year. (more...)
Facebook's Secretive Hardware Team Working on a Modular Phone, Hints New Patent Facebook's Secretive Hardware Team Working on a Modular Phone, Hints New Patent
- July 21, 2017

Machine learning is another area where Facebook is heavily focused on, which includes improving existing camera tech. However could Facebook be trying their hand at a similar device? The product now doesn't seem to have a name but Building 8's patent application for the mysterious modular device was recently published by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). (more...)
Geely Strengthens Volvo Electric Collaboration Geely Strengthens Volvo Electric Collaboration
- July 21, 2017

Geely Automobile, one of China's most prominent auto makers, has been the gift that kept on giving for investors, with its shares up almost threefold in the past year despite cooling sentiment in China's vehicle market. As such, licence agreements will allow Volvo, Geely and Lynk & Co to use each other's technologies, although the intellectual property rights will remain with the company that originally developed it. (more...)
Ford's F-150 police pickup packs 375 hp Ford's F-150 police pickup packs 375 hp
- July 21, 2017

Available Spring 2018, The F-150 Police Responder is rated for speeds up to 100 miles per hour and uses the same Ecoboost V6 engine as Ford police vehicle versions of the Taurus sedan and Explorer SUV. To make sure its up for the task, the F-150 Police Responder includes an upgraded brake system with upgraded calipers and pad friction material, upgraded front-stabilizer bar for improved braking and handling and 18-inch alloy wheels with all-terrain tires. (more...)
Intel makes AI plug-and-play with the Movidius Neural Compute Stick Intel makes AI plug-and-play with the Movidius Neural Compute Stick
- July 21, 2017

Movidius's goal has always been to move this type of image-based deep learning from the cloud to the edge with its Myriad 2 visual processing unit. In April of previous year, Movidius showed off the first iteration of this device, which they then called the Fathom Neural Compute Stick . (more...)
Sensex Closes 125 Points At 32028.89, Nifty Crosses 9900 Mark Today Sensex Closes 125 Points At 32028.89, Nifty Crosses 9900 Mark Today
- July 21, 2017

The Nifty closed at 9,899.60 points, while the Sensex closed at 31,955.35 points - up 244.36 points, or 0.77 per cent. RIL shares rose by almost 4% after the company reported its highest quarterly consolidated net profit of Rs 9,108 crore for the April-June quarter. (more...)
Lotus Evora GT430 is the most powerful road-going Lotus Lotus Evora GT430 is the most powerful road-going Lotus
- July 21, 2017

Let's start with what the Evora has been given more of, starting with the horsepower count. Power comes from an updated version of the supercharged 3.5-liter V6 which makes 430hp (436PS) and 440Nm (325lb-ft) of torque and enables the latest Lotus to hit 60 from a standstill in 3.7 seconds. (more...)
OJ Simpson's hearing before Nevada parole board OJ Simpson's hearing before Nevada parole board
- July 21, 2017

His conviction came 13 years after he was acquitted of the murders of his Brown and her friend, Ron Goldman , in what's been called the " Trial of the Century ". He was given a nine-year minimum on his 33-year sentence. Former Los Angeles Police Detective Mark Fuhrman said "the fix was in" regarding whether O.J. (more...)
How to enforce right to privacy against private players: SC How to enforce right to privacy against private players: SC
- July 21, 2017

The Supreme Court will hear the Centre's arguments on the Aadhaar card privacy matter on Tuesday. The NGO, Naz Foundation, has been fighting a legal battle for decriminalising consensual unnatural sex including lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgenders. (more...)
The new LG Q8 is like a compact, water-resistant V20 The new LG Q8 is like a compact, water-resistant V20
- July 21, 2017

The LG Q8 will go on sale later this month, as yet there are no details on pricing or an exact launch date, you can find out more details at the link below. Just like the LG G6, the LG Q8 is also water and dust resistant. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac dual-band, Bluetooth v4.2, and USB Type-C. (more...)
Google releases GIF-making Motion Stills app for Android Google releases GIF-making Motion Stills app for Android
- July 21, 2017

The app captures short video clips and stabilizes them. If you don't like the stabilization, you can easily disable it while previewing the clip, as well as the audio (though audio won't matter if you're exporting as a GIF anyway). The app lets you create up to 1-minute videos and 3-second videos. This will basically create one long movie, so instead of watching them all one by one the app can basically stitch them together for you. (more...)
AG Sessions Says He Has No Plans To Resign AG Sessions Says He Has No Plans To Resign
- July 21, 2017

But Trump said Sessions had acted unfairly in taking the job in the first place if he had felt in any way compromised. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Thursday the president was "disappointed" with Sessions' decision to recuse himself from the Russian Federation investigation after he was chosen for the job. (more...)
Both Meizu Pro 7 series smartphones will use MediaTek chipsets Both Meizu Pro 7 series smartphones will use MediaTek chipsets
- July 21, 2017

It also reveals the final design of the smartphone. The Meizu Pro 7 has been a part of rumor mills for quite some time now. The smartphone will be made available to Chinese buyers on July 26 and will be launched o other nations like India later this year. (more...)
Kanye West Blesses Fan W/ Incredibly Thoughtful Present Kanye West Blesses Fan W/ Incredibly Thoughtful Present
- July 21, 2017

The Denver resident has been sharing images and videos of himself recovering from a vehicle accident five years ago that left him paralyzed from the shoulders down. "But now, I am not ashamed of being in a wheelchair". "You show the world anything is possible". The teen also posted a video on Twitter documenting his journey to recovery. (more...)
Brexit won't divide our bond, Prince William tells Germany Brexit won't divide our bond, Prince William tells Germany
- July 21, 2017

But during another event in Warsaw, the Duchess was overheard joking that she and William may have more children. Princess Charlette is already 2-years-old, and Prince George will soon turn 4. There is a huge amount of interest in the royal family in Germany so Kate will no doubt speak to the crowds once again this week. On day four of their week-long royal tour of Poland and Germany , Kate and William faced off on the water as the two took part in a boat race. (more...)
Reliance Jio, incumbent telcos clash at Trai open house Reliance Jio, incumbent telcos clash at Trai open house
- July 21, 2017

Any change in IUC has a direct impact on mobile call tariffs as the charge is taken into account while setting telecom tariffs. Idea Cellular said the cost of carrying incoming call on its network is around 30 paise as per methodology used by Trai , while as per its own calculation, the cost is 35 paise per minute. (more...)
'The eagle has landed:' Apollo 11 on the moon, July 20, 1969 'The eagle has landed:' Apollo 11 on the moon, July 20, 1969
- July 21, 2017

The US's advances in space research and expeditions were reported with gusto, broadcast live, as the American public hung on every word that floated out of Cape Canaveral in Florida, and later Houston as well. The spacesuits of Armstrong and his crewmates Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins were inserted with mannequins and placed inside the Columbia spacecraft for visitors to see them up close. (more...)
Nintendo Files Trademark Application for N64 Controller
- July 20, 2017

A new trademark filing from Nintendo may have just blown the lid off of such a project, and if that's the case, then this is a very exciting development. The first of the Classic Edition releases - the NES Classic Mini - now goes for about $200-300 on eBay and elsewhere, making it a drastic markup over its initial sales price. (more...)