Sci-tech

Sensex rises by 37.18 pts

Sensex rises by 37.18 pts The index had risen 582.36 points in the last two sessions after Moody's Investors Service upgraded the country's sovereign credit rating. The S&P BSE Telecom index was trading 0.85 per cent down at 1,573 around 10:40 am (IST). Among the top Sensex gainers, Dr. Reddy's rose 5 percent, Cipla advanced 2.3 percent, Sun Pharma added 4.2 percent while NTPC rose 1.6 percent. Hong Kong's Hang Seng wa... [Full Article...]

Apple acquires AR headset market Vrvana

Apple acquires AR headset market Vrvana Totem's ability to produce truly opaque blacks and seamlessly blend the real world with the virtual enables the creation of unique mixed reality experiences so credible that your customers will actually believe that they are in the action. With AR tech, the consumer would no longer need to carry a phone, as texts and videos would be available even without the device. It is likely its tech will be ... [Full Article...]

Instagram makes it easier to join your friend's live video

Instagram makes it easier to join your friend's live video Simply tap the icon, and you will see both requests as well as current viewers. If the person doing Instagram live accepts the requests, both users can start broadcasting live simultaneously. As with any live video, you can choose to share it to your stories or discard it when you're done. These updates are available as part of Instagram version 24 available for iOS in the Apple App Store an... [Full Article...]

You Can Now Send PayPal Invoices Via Facebook Messenger

You Can Now Send PayPal Invoices Via Facebook Messenger Facebook announced that it is increasing the maximum resolution of images that are shared using Facebook Messenger. Photos uploaded to Facebook Messenger are about to get a much-needed facelift. You don't even have to do anything different to send the photos; just make sure you have the app updated to the most current version and shoot off a pic the way you normally would. [Full Article...]

Google Pixel 2 still exhibits a faint buzzing, software update being finalized

Google Pixel 2 still exhibits a faint buzzing, software update being finalized The Google Lens logo will then be viewable from the bottom right-hand auto of the screen within Google Assistanc, once you've updated to the new version. Look up a book to see the rating and a short synopsis. You can also do things like scan a painting to learn more about the artist. Bring the object you want to scan with Lens in the frame and tap on the object. [Full Article...]

Xiaomi Brings Exchange Program To India

Xiaomi Brings Exchange Program To India LG is long due to launch the V30 in India, but for some unknown reasons, the company has delayed the launch. Xiaomi is also providing MIUI 9 on this smartphone. The organization has additionally coordinated a brilliant application launcher that recommends applications ideal from the home screen. Even though the rear part of the smartphone is shown in this picture, lack of a physical home button su... [Full Article...]

Splatoon 2 Is Getting Its Biggest Update yet This Week

Splatoon 2 Is Getting Its Biggest Update yet This Week A second update will land mid-December. As for the raised level cap, players can now hit level 99 instead of just level 50, and beyond that, prestige into level 1 again with a special star next to their rank. While now capped at level 50, players will be able to climb all the way to level 99 - once you reach the new cap, you'll even be able to reset your level so you can continue climbing, simil... [Full Article...]

NYPIRG warns parents about 'dangerous and toxic' toys

NYPIRG warns parents about 'dangerous and toxic' toys Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) Education Fund's 32nd annual "Trouble in Toyland" report . Finally, the report also included a warning about high-tech, internet-connected toys that may be improperly collecting information on young children. [Full Article...]

Uber concealed data hack from 2016; 57 million customers affected

Uber concealed data hack from 2016; 57 million customers affected Compounding matters, Uber failed to report the hack to state or federal regulators until Tuesday - a year after it was first spotted.(Companies are compelled by local and federal laws to report hacks.) Ex-CEO Travis Kalanick learned of the breach in November 2016, about a month after it happened. [Full Article...]

After resignation and extended absence Hariri leaves Cairo for home

After resignation and extended absence Hariri leaves Cairo for home Lebanon's Saad al-Hariri arrived in Cyprus for a meeting with its president on Tuesday, Hariri said on his Twitter feed, ahead of his expected return to Beirut to take part in independence day celebrations on Wednesday. That was evident since the outbreak of the Lebanese crisis over the last week with a surprise visit to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Riyadh, followed by a flurry of cal... [Full Article...]

IPhone X supplier under fire over student labor

IPhone X supplier under fire over student labor The report of the illegal overtime comes as Apple has been seeing high demand for the iPhone X. Pre-order sales for the device were " off the charts ", according to Apple. "We've confirmed the students worked voluntarily, were compensated and provided benefits", Apple said. More than 3,000 student interns are reportedly helping to assemble Apple's new iPhone X in a factory in China. [Full Article...]

Man Utd's Rashford: Tim Howard was early idol at Old Trafford

Man Utd's Rashford: Tim Howard was early idol at Old Trafford When asked how far Rashford could go, Cole said: "That's up to him". "I look at him at the moment, he's scoring goals and he's bringing a lot more things to his game", added Cole. I mean, that's just the kind of thing you want from a young talent, that desire and hunger which will help keep him grounded in the years to come. The latter has previously been singled out for criticism by Mourinho, b... [Full Article...]

Need for Speed Payback gets progression-system update following community feedback

Need for Speed Payback gets progression-system update following community feedback According to the devs, this is the phase one of the changes that coming to the game. Payback launched last week with mixed reviews which were given it to partly for its progression system which features Speed Cards to upgrade your ride and encourages microtransactions , however, Payback progression system has been tweaked. [Full Article...]

Samsung Galaxy X possibly confirmed by Samsung itself

Samsung Galaxy X possibly confirmed by Samsung itself The company's long-rumored foldable smartphone seems to be finally ready to be unveiled. These sensors help the iPhone X project a 3D image of the face and the A11 Bionic chip's machine learning algorithms can also "learn" your face, recognising you even if you change your appearance. [Full Article...]

Apple Gets Served with a Search Warrant by Texas Rangers

Apple Gets Served with a Search Warrant by Texas Rangers The warrant requests the files on shooter Kelley's iPhone SE and in his iCloud account (if one exists). The FBI eventually received assistance to break into the iPhone from an Israeli startup , which claimed to be able to perform "file system extractions, decoding and analysis" on locked iPhones "with a simple or complex passcode". [Full Article...]

R&B Singer, 'Touched by an Angel' Star Della Reese Dies at 86

R&B Singer, 'Touched by an Angel' Star Della Reese Dies at 86 No further details were included. In recent years, her health was in decline as she battled diabetes. After an illustrious singing career she turned to acting and famously starred in Touched By an Angel for almost a decade. Reese had been ordained by the Universal Foundation for Better Living and performed the ceremony when co-star Downey married. Her music career took off from there. [Full Article...]

Is Fernando Alonso hunting for a Le Mans win?

Is Fernando Alonso hunting for a Le Mans win? Fernando Alonso says that he is willing to talk about "the future" with regards to a potential Le Mans foray. "Testing an LMP1 auto is always a nice thing for any racing driver", said Alonso. Alonso will enjoy his first sports vehicle race appearance in the Rolex 24 at Daytona in January when he races for McLaren executive director Zak Brown's United Autosports team, acting as preparation f... [Full Article...]

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Sales Down 60%, EA Gets The Middle Finger

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Sales Down 60%, EA Gets The Middle Finger For now, players will only be able to unlock the game's more advanced features (including the ability to play as Darth Vader) through gameplay. Earlier today, Electronic Arts chief executive officer Andrew Wilson had a phone call with The Walt Disney Company chief executive Bob Iger about Star Wars: Battlefront II , according to sources familiar with the situation. [Full Article...]

Alibaba to Acquire Sun Art Stake for $2.88 Billion

Alibaba to Acquire Sun Art Stake for $2.88 Billion Auchan will hold a 36.18% stake in the venture while Ruentex will hold a 4.67% stake. Sun Art operates about 450 hypermarkets under the Auchan and RT-Mart banners across 224 cities in mainland China. " Alibaba and Sun Art are forming a strong alliance: China's dominant e-commerce giant and its best hypermarket operator", Veronica Wang, an associate partner with OC&C Strategy Consultants, told ... [Full Article...]

Former Vice President, Ekwueme Bows Out at 85

Former Vice President, Ekwueme Bows Out at 85 Former Vice President of Nigeria, Alex Ekwueme, who was recently flown out of the country for medical treatment has died. His younger brother and traditional ruler of Oko community, His Royal Highness Laz Ekwueme, announced the late vice president's demise in a statement. [Full Article...]


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