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Google Home & Home Mini has arrived in India Google Home & Home Mini has arrived in India
- April 10, 2018

Google Home will be available in Chalk. Of the three offerings in the global market, Google is launching two variants in India - Google Home and Google Home Mini . The Google Home was launched back in 2016 alongside the first-gen Pixel smartphones, whereas, the Google Home Mini was launched past year in October alongside the second-gen Pixel smartphones. (more...)
Meet ZTE Iceberg: The first smartphone with two notches Meet ZTE Iceberg: The first smartphone with two notches
- April 10, 2018

As seen from the design pictures posted by World Design Guide , the smartphone has notch on both side of the display, which takes the concept of notched display to a whole new level. The phone also has wireless charging. Instead of rounded corners, the Iceberg has glass jutting out at the corners. The only flagship ZTE itself launched previous year is the Axon M - a dual screen phone with aging specs. (more...)
85000-Year-Old Fossil Found May Rewrite History Of Human Migration 85000-Year-Old Fossil Found May Rewrite History Of Human Migration
- April 10, 2018

The earliest humans fossils in the Levant date to 177,000 years ago from a fossil in Misliya Cave in Israel. In the Nefud Desert of Saudi Arabia, researchers have found the oldest remains from early humans outside of Africa and the nearby Mediterranean Levant region. (more...)
Uber buys dockless, electric bike-share startup JUMP Uber buys dockless, electric bike-share startup JUMP
- April 10, 2018

Oh, and without fossil fuels... The response from riders and the adoption of JUMP's neon red e-bikes have been incredible. First off, the bikes are electric bikes (or e-bikes ). JUMP bikes are an evolution of bike sharing that bridges the gap between cars and bikes. Even as Uber is backing away from some worldwide markets, the Jump acquisition shows the company is still willing to invest in new ways to reach customers. (more...)
Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak On Why He Will #DeleteFacebook Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak On Why He Will #DeleteFacebook
- April 10, 2018

He said while Facebook made money off this, the users did not get any share of the profits back. Wozniak said he doesn't believe in the current system that Facebook can fix its privacy issues, saying he doesn't think Facebook is going to change its policies "for decades". (more...)
Xiaomi unveils 3 new smartphone plants, key component unit in India Xiaomi unveils 3 new smartphone plants, key component unit in India
- April 09, 2018

SMT is a method by which components are embedded onto printed circuit boards (PCBs). " said Manu Kumar Jain, Vice President, Xiaomi Global and Managing Director , Xiaomi India ". The new factories with Foxconn now employ more than 10,000 people, of which more than 95 percent are females. Over 50 global smartphone component suppliers attended the 3-day summit, with the aim of helping Xiaomi to set up local manufacturing units in India. (more...)
YouTube will reportedly release a kids' app curated by humans
- April 09, 2018

A coalition of child advocates and consumer groups is asking the US Federal Trade Commission to investigate YouTube for allegedly violating children's online privacy by collecting kids' data and targeting ads to them. "Since YouTube is maybe not for kiddies, we have invested significantly in the invention of this YouTube Kids app to supply an alternative specifically intended for children". (more...)
OnePlus 6 could be unveiled on May 5, suggests leaked invite OnePlus 6 could be unveiled on May 5, suggests leaked invite
- April 09, 2018

Now, some render images have surfaced on the net which reveals three new colour options of the smartphone that will be seen once the smartphone is launched, courtesy Weibo. The smartphone will carry a 6-inch display at the front with 18:9 aspect ratio. The renders also confirm that the upcoming OnePlus flagship will feature a dual camera setup aligned vertically accompanied by an LED flash and a fingerprint sensor that's placed below the camera. (more...)
At least 14 people dead after missiles hit Homs airfield in Syria At least 14 people dead after missiles hit Homs airfield in Syria
- April 09, 2018

An early-morning strike on a Syrian government air base in the country's centre killed 14 fighters, including Iranian forces allied to the regime, a monitoring group said on Monday. Israel has not commented on the statement from Russian Federation. The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said most of the 14 people killed were either Iranians or members of groups backed by Iran in Syria. (more...)
After 22 Years, Menendez Brothers Are Reunited After 22 Years, Menendez Brothers Are Reunited
- April 09, 2018

While in separate prisons, they couldn't talk on the phone, but they did write letters to each other and would play chess by sending moves to each other through snail mail, Rand said. Prosecutors, however, said the two wanted to get their parents' $14 million fortune. Lyle Menendez toldABC News in an interview a year ago that they talk through letters and their "bond is really strong", adding the alleged abuse in something that will always link them. (more...)
USA soybean group calls tariffs 'devastating' USA soybean group calls tariffs 'devastating'
- April 09, 2018

China retaliated Wednesday against USA plans to apply tariffs on 106 imports by issuing a US$50-billion list of USA goods including soybeans, whisky, beef, industrial chemicals and small aircraft for possible tariff hikes in the escalating dispute. (more...)
Facebook Admits To Monitoring Messenger App Conversations Facebook Admits To Monitoring Messenger App Conversations
- April 09, 2018

Facebook disclosed in September that Russians under fake names had used the social network to try to influence USA voters in the months before and after the 2016 election, writing about inflammatory subjects, setting up events and buying ads. (more...)
Facebook used secret tool to delete messages sent by CEO Zuckerberg Facebook used secret tool to delete messages sent by CEO Zuckerberg
- April 09, 2018

The company also said that it won't unsend or retract any more of Zuckerberg's messages, until the feature is made available to the larger audience. " said Facebook in a statement to TechCrunch ". It was only until Tech Crunch told Facebook it had proof that it deleted messages that it actually came forward with its plans to launch such a feature. (more...)
CWG 2018: Shooting medal rush for India; Bhaker wins gold, Sidhu silver CWG 2018: Shooting medal rush for India; Bhaker wins gold, Sidhu silver
- April 08, 2018

Australia's Elene Galiabovitch won the bronze medal with an effort of 214.9. Sidhu meanwhile, was lagging behind in 6th position after the first stage but she clawed her way back into the competition in the elimination stage with scores of 10.4, 10.3 and 10.4 with her first three shots in stage 2. (more...)
Faceblock campaign urges users to boycott Facebook for a day Faceblock campaign urges users to boycott Facebook for a day
- April 08, 2018

If the goal of Facebook's security team was to keep a hacker from accessing the accounts of executives and therefore all of their messages, they could have merely been deleted on their side the way any Facebook user is free to do, without them disappearing from the various recipients' inboxes. (more...)
Apple is working on touch-less controls and curved screens for iPhone Apple is working on touch-less controls and curved screens for iPhone
- April 07, 2018

Touchless gesture control would allow end users to hover their finger over the display and still be able to interact with onscreen options. Both technologies are in their developing phases, however, consumers should expect the features to arrive in the 2020 or 2021 model years. (more...)
Video game giant Ubisoft announces the creation of Winnipeg studio Video game giant Ubisoft announces the creation of Winnipeg studio
- April 07, 2018

Ubisoft is already hiring for a number of positions at its Winnipeg studio, including programmers, artists and producers. A global entertainment company will add a studio in Winnipeg, which it says will bring $35 million worth of investment and 100 new jobs to the city over the next five years. (more...)
Aspiring Telugu actress strips in public, protests against casting couch Aspiring Telugu actress strips in public, protests against casting couch
- April 07, 2018

She said they did not give her roles even after she obliged with the requests. Is it the fact that she got many videos of some top actors and directors in hand? Today also she came half-naked. She demanded that Telugu girls should be given roles in Tollywood films and claimed that filmmakers were sexually exploiting other actresses too. She has also been rejected from the membership of Movie Artistes Association (MAA) despite having acted in three films. (more...)
Nokia 7 Plus first impressions Nokia 7 Plus first impressions
- April 07, 2018

Nokia 8 Sirocco also boasts top-of-the-line camera hardware. Pre-booking of both the devices will start from April 20. The company also launched Nokia phones shop - an online shop for all its devices and accessories in the country. In terms of storage , the Nokia 7 Plus comes with 64GB of eMMC 5.1 storage . The Nokia 7 Plus features a dual rear camera setup which includes a 12MP primary camera sensor along with a 13MP secondary camera lens with 2X optical zoom. (more...)
Is Spyro Reignited Trilogy Coming to Nintendo Switch? Is Spyro Reignited Trilogy Coming to Nintendo Switch?
- April 07, 2018

Alongside the various locations, we have been shown side by side comparisons of the levels in their 1998 and 2018 counterparts, the new animation of the dragons being released from their crystal prisons and a showcase of Spyro's special attacks such as the flame breath and the horned charge. (more...)

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