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Android 8.0 Oreo update arrives to OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T

The company during the OnePlus 5T keynote had promised that the new smartphone will receive the Android 8.0 Oreo open beta by end of December. The OxygenOS 5.0 comes embedded with features from the Android O (Oreo 8.0). Long story short, the One...

Owning A Dog Makes You Live Longer, Says Science

People living alone fared the best, as owning a dog decreased their risk of death by 33 percent and their likelihood of a cardiovascular-related death by 36 percent, when compared to single individuals who do not have a pet. Owning a dog from breeds ...

Hitman to Become Hulu TV Series

We'll have more on the Hitman series as more is known. Produced by Kolstad, Adrian Askarieh and Chuck Gordon, Hulu's Hitman does not yet have a release date. Kolstad's understated writing and ability to create a just-so fantasy world of hitm...

Broadcom after rejection: 'Fully committed' to Qualcomm buyout

Broadcomm says it will continue its efforts to acquire rival chip designer Qualcomm despite a unanimous rejection of its $103bn buyout offer. Given Broadcom's initial bid for Qualcomm combined with Qualcomm's Board of Directors rejecting the bid, w...

Twitter to Suspend Verified-Profile Program After White Nationalist Backlash

Ed Ho, general manager of Twitter's consumer products and engineering group also chimed in: "We knew it was busted as people confuse ID verification with endorsement". James Allsup, a conservative YouTube commentator who attended the white national...

Sheep can recognize human faces from photographs

The sheep in the experiment have to decide which face is going to reward it with food. The sheep still recognized the celebrity portraits, even if posing at an angle, with only a 15 percent drop in accuracy. "My 2001 paper looked very carefully at ...

University of Miami fan, officer altercation now under investigation by police

When she wouldn't exit the section, officers had to use force. Bridget Freitas has been charged with felony battery on a police officer and misdemeanor disorderly conduct as a result of the incident, according to the Associated Press . A Miami-Dade ...

Galaxy Note 8 sales hit 1 mn units in S Korea

Since all three of the Samsung flagships are doing good, we have good news about the Android 8.0 Oreo update on the Galaxy S8 and the S8 Plus. While the Galaxy S8 gets the update, we can expect the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to get updated very ...

Far Cry 5's cooperative system detailed, only host keeps story progression

The trailer showed the fact that they build Far Cry 5 with co-op in mind. Alternatively, you could also invite a co-op buddy into your game to fight through main story missions with you. What do you think of the new co-op features? Earned exper...

Microsoft Is Ending Kinect Production

Kinect production has ended, Microsoft has recently confirmed . Kinect's short-lived run reminds me of trends like the dance pads for games like Dance Dance Revolution , and guitar controllers for Guitar Hero . However, the games produced ...

Einstein's Handwritten Note On Theory Of Happiness Fetches $1.5 Million At Auction

Wiener would not reveal the names of the seller or buyer of the note. The auction began at $2,000 and a series of bids pushed the price up rapidly until two final bidders competed by phone to own the historic piece. The seller was reported to be a ...

Pokemon Go introduces new treats on Halloween

Pokemon Go most recently added Mewtwo and the three Johto legendary beasts , but still has not added the entirety of generation one or two. Ghost-type and other creepy looking Pokemon - like Ghastly, Gengar, Cubone and Misdreavus - will appea...

Dozens of shooting stars visible as Orionid meteor shower peaks this weekend

The meteors will appear throughout the night sky, so you don't have to stare at any one point. It's an annual phenomenon, as the Orionid meteor shower becomes most visible every year in mid-October, when the Earth passes through the debris.

The Latest Xbox One Update Fixes The Home Screen, Again

They can also find some Game invites in the Multiplayer tab of the Guide . Pins have been increased to 40, and the guide is now faster and more responsive. Xbox One update: What's new? Moreover, the highly anticipated Xbox One X is schedule...

Microsoft Unveils All New Surface Book 2 Laptop

Surface Book 2 models come with Intel's eight-gen Core CPU, up to 16GB of RAM, and up to NVIDIA GeForce 1060 graphics inside. The company claims that the Surface Book 2 offers "five-times" better graphics performance as opposed to its predece...

Tesla fires 'hundreds of workers' following performance reviews

If a Tesla driver's insurance goes up, "there is a simple solution", Musk said. Tesla built about 25,000 vehicles in the three months that ended September 30 but only 260 of those were Model 3s - considerably fewer than the 1,500 it had projected.

A New Nintendo Trademark Hints Of Classic Mini Game Boy

According to Rocket News 24 , the name "Game Boy" wasn't actually part of the trademark filing, but that image is unmistakable. Since conquering the threat of bankruptcy by making a spectacular comeback during this year's Electronic Entertainment ...

Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr lead tributes to Tom Petty

In addition to the Heartbreakers , Petty has played on solo albums and with Mudcrutch and the supergroup The Traveling Wilburys (together with Bob Dylan , ELO's Jeff Lynne , Roy Orbison and George Harrison of the Beatles ). "I mean, 2017 ...

The 10 Best Nostalgic Games Included With The SNES Classic Edition

Learning a lesson after many outraged fans who sought the NES Classic last year were left empty-handed, Nintendo said it would increase inventory of the Super NES Classic this year. Our verdict: The Super NES Classic Edition offers hours of fun...

Mobile increases unlimited data cap from 32GB to 50GB

Back in March, T-Mobile jumped the limit to 30GB before increasing it to 32GB in May. For Verizon and AT&T , this threshold is 22GB, and until today, T-Mobile's was 32GB. No matter which network's brand of unlimited you opt for, you'll run into ...

Suu Kyi condemns human rights violations in Myanmar's Rakhine (Second Lead)

Faced with a powerful military keen to have martial law declared in Rakhine State where there has been an exodus of almost a half-million people in three weeks, Myanmar's leader, State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi , avoided any mention of ethnic cle...

Tez, Google's new mobile payments app for India, is official

India is clearly moving a step closer towards becoming a cashless economy, thanks to Unified Payment Interface (UPI). For money transfers, there is a limit of $1,561 (INR1 Lakh) in one day across all UPI apps , and 20 transfers in one day.

Report of active shooter at New Hampshire hospital

Workers received an email earlier in the afternoon from the hospital for a "code silver", which means employees need to get out of the hospital if possible or if they can not leave, then they should shelter in place. New Hampshire reporter Roger Carr...

Xiaomi wants to take on Apple's MacBook Pro

The Xiaomi Notebook Pro comes out in three variants. Trackpad also features a fingerprint scanner, thus allowing authentication for Windows Hello . The laptop weighs around 1.95 kg - and there's only one colour option available - dark gray. The ...

Russians bought $100k in ads during 2016 elections, reports say!

Facebook has informed that a Russian company that created fake accounts and pages purchased advertisements worth $100,000 during the USA presidential election campaign. The company said the advertisements promoted divisive political messaging on sub...

Huawei unveils first mobile AI computing platform

And on-device AI can now partner with cloud-based AI - where your mobile device communicates with powerful cloud-based AI processors to give you more oomph for data interpretation and execution. In a benchmark image recognition test, the Kirin 970 ...

After 288 days in space, Peggy set to return to Earth

A Soyuz capsule carrying her and two other International Space Station crew members has safely landed on time in Kazakhstan, according to NASA . Expedition 48-49 backup crew member Peggy Whitson of NASA poses for a photograph as the Soyuz MS-0...

France's Macron optimistic on European Union accord on 'posted workers'

The French leader is set to raise concerns over so-called "posted workers" " those who are temporarily posted overseas by companies in their home countries " as he makes his first visit to the region. Posting workers is especially common in the const...

Verizon launches cheaper unlimited plan to compete with rivals

It's upsetting that Verizon has decided to make this move. Customers that are now signed up for a plan can keep it, but even for them some conditions will change. The basic plan gives you unlimited hotspot access, but only at a pokey 600Kbps. On th...

Kenya holds a fair election at a trying time

The European Union's election observer mission in Kenya is calling on the government to promptly publish all results forms of the disputed August 8 vote. and demand redress", he said. "This is just the beginning, we will not accept and move on". ...

One of Uber's biggest investors is suing Travis Kalanick for fraud

Benchmark, which was an early investor in Uber and has a seat on its board of directors, alleges that Kalanick's "overarching objective" is to pack the board with "loyal allies in an effort to insulate his prior conduct from scrutiny and clear th...

Hackers leak more Game of Thrones spoilers

According to editors at Wired magazine, the ransom note featured in a video containing scrolling text, set to a GoT score, which was addressed to HBO chief executive officer Richard Plepler . The latest leak includes another half-gigabyte of t...

Solar eclipse program in Moulton on Thursday

A lunar eclipse happens when the Earth is between the sun and the moon . Of course, you've seen plenty of full and new moons that haven't resulted in eclipses . It's the first time in 99 years that such an event has hit the United States ....

Special telescopes in city to watch lunar eclipse

MET officials say that the eclipse, which will be visible across the country, is scheduled to start at 8:50pm August 7 (Monday) and end at 1.51am August 8 (Tuesday). There are three types of lunar eclipse: total, partial and penumbral. The main dif...

Violence as opposition boycotts Venezuelan election

But Maduro has insisted that the "card that will win this game" is the election of the new assembly. Today, through a secret, direct and global vote, the Venezuelan population elect 537 parliamentarians and the remaining eight members of the assemb...

Best Solar Eclipse Viewing Events in the Tennessee River Valley

Shannon Garde, a technology specialist and director of Creative Studios at Edmon Low Library, said a telescope will be set up to project a roughly 2x3 foot projection so people can safely watch the eclipse . The USA's best solar eclipse ever is co...

Facebook Messenger adverts are going global

This week Facebook announced they would be testing ads within Facebook Messenger and its 1.2 billion monthly active users. The ad though will be subjected to the same policies that govern the selection of ads on Facebook and Instagram.

Wimbledon 2017: Quarter-final line-up nearly complete after 'Manic Monday'

The decision to postpone Novak Djokovic's quarter-final against Adrian Mannarino was made on safety grounds, Wimbledon has announced. The company, which employs over 3,000 people and has over 21 million customers worldwide, is a remarkable su...

WhatsApp, Google, Uber, Amazon preps to bring UPI-based payments

The company hasn't released any plans on this, but there will be a separate app with UPI integration for payments. According to a PTI report , Google is awaiting Reserve Bank of India's approval to launch its service in the country. UPI , lauc...

Hebron on United Nations heritage list

The Palestinians hailed a UNESCO decision Friday to label the heart of the occupied West Bank city of Hebron a protected heritage site, but Israel called it a "moral blot". Murad Samir al-Razam, 4, was run over in the center of al-Khalil, situated 30...

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Astronauts work to fix International Space Station leak

According to NASA blogs, the International Space Station's cabin pressure is now steady after the Expedition 56 crew repaired one of two Russian Soyuz spacecraft attached to th...

Nasa Launches Historic Probe To 'touch Sun'

The Delta IV Heavy is slow to rise off the pad and Fox explained that she knew this fact going into the launch, so it wasn't any cause for concern to see the payload she's worked o...

What Trump’s Auto Emissions Plan Means for California

Twelve other states have adopted California's efficiency standards for gas-powered vehicles, while nine others have similar policies for zero-emission vehicles. "California is abou...

Rain soaks Berks; flash flood watch in effect

Because this is a fluid situation - no pun intended - that watch could be expanded to the Piedmont and Foothills over time if the heavy rain concentration moves westward with an ex...

'Blood moon' to appear for 21st century's longest lunar eclipse on Friday

Although it is expected to last 103 minutes, those in the United Kingdom and Ireland will not be able to see the start of the lunar eclipse as the moon will still be below t...

Astronomers Serendipitously Discover 12 Moons Around Jupiter

The chance find brings the gas giant's tally of moons to 79 - 17 more than Saturn, the planet with the second most orbiting moons in the solar system. Sheppard believes it could be...

Thousands evacuate as Storm Alberto powers toward Florida

The first named storm of the 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season made landfall Monday afternoon near Laguna Beach, Florida - just west of Panama City Beach and almost 300 miles wes...

Scientists Spot Universe's Fastest-Growing Black Hole

The large hole, codenamed QSO SMSS J215728.21-360215.1, is the staggering size of about 20 billion suns , and grows at a rate of 200 million suns over a million years. 'It would ...

Europa is venting water into space, old spacecraft data suggest

New research offers additional evidence of plumes emanating from Europa's subsurface ocean. To make sense of those measurements and ensure they were not merely due to backgroun...

SpaceX launches most powerful Falcon 9 rocket, carrying Bangladesh's first communication satellite

SpaceX on Friday launched the first high-orbit communications satellite for Bangladesh using its latest, most powerful Block 5 Falcon 9 rocket from the Launch Complex 39 of NAS...

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Microsoft brings more AI smarts to the edge

Microsoft brings more AI smarts to the edge

The company will also make announcements related to its Windows 10 operating system at the event as a new update already has been rolled out for Windows 10 devices. As part of th...

Biggest Things We Expect To See This Year At Google I/O 2018

Biggest Things We Expect To See This Year At Google I/O 2018

Leading up to this year's show, Google already announced that it will be investing in start-ups that use the Google Assistant ecosystem-an announcement that would have been ide...

Oculus Go preorders open - and sell out - ahead of F8 kick-off

Oculus Go preorders open - and sell out - ahead of F8 kick-off

Unlike the established Oculus Rift , also made by the Facebook-owned company, the Oculus Go is a headset that does not require an external PC source. The Go, unlike the Rift o...

Snapchat Spectacles V2: Where to Buy, What Are the New Features

Snapchat Spectacles V2: Where to Buy, What Are the New Features

Furthermore, the new Spectacles are also capable of going underwater, allowing users to also capture their experiences in the water. Users will still need to import photos and vi...

Rajasthan Royals vs Mumbai Indians Live Streaming, Toss, Line Ups, Live Score

Rajasthan Royals vs Mumbai Indians Live Streaming, Toss, Line Ups, Live Score

Before these three wickets , Mumbai lost their most precious player Rohit Sharma , who fell on his very first ball trying to steal a run but was caught between the wickets by...