IT&Software


Motorola could launch smartphone with self-healing screen: Report
- August 18, 2017

This is the so-called jelly scrolling issue, referring to the weird visual effect users see when they scroll through a list vertically. The issue was first witnessed by users of the OnePlus 5 when many noticed that while scrolling , the display would get distorted. (more...)
Android Instant Apps crossed 500 million Android users, claims Google
- August 18, 2017

Android Instant Apps, which allows users to use any application without installing it on their devices, now support 500 million Android smartphones. The NYTimes Crosswords app doubled its number of sessions per user after it launched an instant app, said the blog post . Real estate transaction platform Dotloop's users, who sign a document after migrating, grew by 62% after they forayed into its Instant App. (more...)
Xbox One X pre orders will be available from Sunday Xbox One X pre orders will be available from Sunday
- August 18, 2017

Fans will also be able to watch the company's Gamescom briefing on Twitch and on YouTube as well. Been itching to hear more about Microsoft's upcoming powerhouse console, The Xbox One X? Microsoft claims that the Xbox One X has 40% more power than any other console. (more...)
Jennifer Aniston calls me out on my bad jokes: Theroux Jennifer Aniston calls me out on my bad jokes: Theroux
- August 18, 2017

What!? "She says, 'That's not amusing'". Theroux told the magazine that his marriage is based on "comedy one-upmanship", adding of his famously amusing wife, "Why would a man be intimidated by a amusing woman?" "I think I came into our relationship the same person as I am now", he said. (more...)
Tim Cook: Apple donating millions in response to Charlottesville violence Tim Cook: Apple donating millions in response to Charlottesville violence
- August 18, 2017

And it's not just social conservatives at risk: It's anyone who disagrees with the left's thinking who can be tarred as a hater. The departures by the chief executives of Intel, Merck, Under Armour, 3M and Campbell Soup followed Mr Trump's equivocal response to the racism and violence displayed in Charlottesville at the weekend. (more...)
Intel CEO leaves Trump manufacturing council
- August 18, 2017

But notably, not one executive on any of the president's various councils said anything directly about the president, nor resigned either in solidarity with Frazier or in protest of Trump's words. "It's certainly a sign that Trump's more controversial stuff isn't playing well with companies selling to middle America", said Goolsbee, now a professor at the University of Chicago. (more...)
USA man survives after shooting himself in heart with nail gun USA man survives after shooting himself in heart with nail gun
- August 18, 2017

The nearly 9cm-long nail shot straight into Mr Bergeson's heart, with just over 2.5cm sticking out of his chest. "I just leaned over the security guard and said I've got a nail in my chest", recalled Doug. 'I was frustrated because I knew I wasn't going to get home until late and I couldn't get anything done'. As he tugged at his sweatshirt, Bergeson, 52, said he realized only about 1 inch of the 3½-inch nail was sticking out of his chest. (more...)
Nokia 8 lets you take 'bothies' instead of your standard selfie Nokia 8 lets you take 'bothies' instead of your standard selfie
- August 18, 2017

The phone is just 4.6mm thick at the edges, and 7.9mm thick at the height of its camera module. Thankfully the 3.5mm jack is still there! It comes with narrow bezels on the top and the bottom. After the company acquired the rights to Nokia's feature phone business, we've been waiting patiently to see what the company could do with high-end hardware . (more...)
Pink Pink "Pumped Up the Jams" in Her Latest Breastfeeding Selfie
- August 18, 2017

The singer and mom of two captioned it "And now this #pumpupthejams #mombreak ". The singer, who is now working on her new album , shared the photo to Instagram after playing the new music to her English record company. "I'm certifiably, insanely proud of this album", she shared on Instagram, along with the album's cover art. Looking forward to the next chapter with you'. (more...)
Vanguard Total International Stock ETF
- August 18, 2017

Typically, if the value heads above -20, the stock may be considered to be overbought. The CMF indicator passing through the zero line (rising above or falling below) may indicate a shift in the overall trend for the equity. At the time of writing, the 14-day ADX for Vanguard Small-Cap Growth Index Fund (VBK) is 17.83. Many chart analysts believe that an ADX reading over 25 would suggest a strong trend. (more...)
PM Modi's Independence day speech a reflection of New India: Rajnath Singh PM Modi's Independence day speech a reflection of New India: Rajnath Singh
- August 18, 2017

Every one of the 1.25 billion Indians will have to own the dream of New India so that it becomes a success by 2022, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday. These themes would on New India by 2022, Make in India, Cities of Tomorrow, World Class Infrastructure, Doubling Farmers' Income and Financial Sector Reforms. (more...)
Facebook Will Eliminate Video Clickbait From News Feed Facebook Will Eliminate Video Clickbait From News Feed
- August 18, 2017

But despite Facebook's phenomenal video growth, the company is only now starting to iron out kinks like pirated videos and deceptive practices. But spam posts featuring a video of a static image are more likely trying to go viral by taking advantage of the fact that Facebook's News Feed algorithm heavily promotes video content. (more...)
Turner Strikes Deal for European Soccer Tournaments, Plans Sports Streaming Service Turner Strikes Deal for European Soccer Tournaments, Plans Sports Streaming Service
- August 18, 2017

The new deal gives Turner multi-platform rights agreement for the exclusive English-language presentation in the USA of the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League beginning with the 2018-19 season. on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, while semi-final and championship games will be broadcast live on either TBS or TNT . All other matches will be available live through Turner's new OTT sports platform launching in 2018, including direct access to the premium streaming service via ... (more...)
New Overwatch map and animated short to be revealed at Gamescom New Overwatch map and animated short to be revealed at Gamescom
- August 17, 2017

On its official website, the schedule of upcoming activities for the event is already lined up. For those attending gamescom, the new Overwatch map will also be available to play at the Blizzard booth. Joe Skrebels is IGN's UK News Editor, and he was very close to tears watching the Bastion short at last year's Gamescom. While Overwatch enthusiasts have been waiting a while for another animated short, they haven't had any shortage of maps. (more...)
Today Analysts Focus on Ford Motor Company (F), Target Corporation (TGT)
- August 17, 2017

IFC Holdings Incorporated FL increased its stake in shares of General Motors by 83.3% in the first quarter. Cubist Systematic Strategies Ltd Liability has invested 0.27% of its portfolio in General Motors Company (NYSE:GM). The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 7th. This represents a $1.52 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.35%. Ford Motor's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 63.16%. (more...)
Nick Saban On Which Kind Of Player Isn't Nick Saban On Which Kind Of Player Isn't "Worth A Shit"
- August 17, 2017

You guys make all these predictions about everything, about guys who are going to be great players, that have been here for two years. It's the ultimate dissonance, when football coaches (and coaches in other sports, but football has a special variety) act shocked and dismayed that the media and fans actually want to know things. (more...)
Actor Nandamuri Balakrishna loses temper yet again, slaps a fan Actor Nandamuri Balakrishna loses temper yet again, slaps a fan
- August 17, 2017

At one point of time, Jaganmohan Reddy had also considered the candidature of Pratap Reddy and wanted to take him into the party. If it is really true, it is better his fans stay away from him as far as possible! Later, during a face to face interview, when Roja was asked about Balakrishna asking votes from Nandyal people by showing the "development" TDP had carried out, Roja quickly donned her satirical hat and pointed out, "Which development is he talking about?" They wish to see a refined ... (more...)
Daily Stormer Booted From Russia for 'Propagandizing Neo-Nazi Ideology'
- August 17, 2017

Obeidallah is an ardent believer in and defender of the First Amendment". According to Radio Free Europe, the Russian company responsible for registering the Daily Stormer's Russian domain received a letter from Russian authorities asking it "to look into the possibility of register suspension due to extremist content of this domain". (more...)
NEET Exams: TN students move to SC, seek start of counselling soon NEET Exams: TN students move to SC, seek start of counselling soon
- August 17, 2017

The Supreme Court had earlier nullified Tamil Nadu's notification for 85% quota to candidates of Tamil Nadu State Board and 15% quota for CBSE and other Boards for medical admissions in Institutions that come under its purview, the bench asked Tamil Nadu government to comply with the same. (more...)
Nintendo Switch Splatoon 2 Edition Bundle heads exclusively to Walmart Stores Nintendo Switch Splatoon 2 Edition Bundle heads exclusively to Walmart Stores
- August 17, 2017

The console package will go on sale in North America on September 8, Nintendo said in a release. Nintendo has announced that a new Nintendo Switch bundle featuring Splatoon 2 is set to arrive in North America on September 8th, 2017, with the new bundle package to be exclusive to North American Walmart retail stores, and coming right after the game's second Splatfest event . (more...)
Android 18 and Android 16 confirmed playable in Dragon Ball FighterZ Android 18 and Android 16 confirmed playable in Dragon Ball FighterZ
- August 17, 2017

Translated by gaming website Gematsu , FighterZ's campaign is described as a "new story for Goku and his friends depicted in high-end animation", Dragon Ball FighterZ will see a revived Android 16-who is now a playable character-in a story where "super warriors fall one by one". (more...)
Maruti Suzuki launches new Ciaz S price starting at Rs 9.39 lakh Maruti Suzuki launches new Ciaz S price starting at Rs 9.39 lakh
- August 17, 2017

This new Maruti Suzuki Ciaz S is made available in both diesel and petrol variants targeting buyers in large scale. Maruti Suzuki is testing the refreshed Ciaz in India, with a number of images of test mules wearing minor camouflage appearing online earlier this year. (more...)
Markets are rolling over as Trump scraps his business council Markets are rolling over as Trump scraps his business council
- August 17, 2017

No one, except for white supremacists, seems happy with President Donald Trump's doubling down on the "well BOTH SIDES were BAD" response to racially-motivated protests and violence in Charlottesville, Virginia this past weekend. Despite policy disagreements in the past, the GM CEO remained a member of the committee to keep "a seat at an important table". "This calls into question the ability of the Trump administration to get anything done in terms of tax and infrastructure ... (more...)
Facebook enhances birthday celebrations in new update Facebook enhances birthday celebrations in new update
- August 17, 2017

In this case, Facebook will automatically create a birthday video, wishing the user's close friend on their birthday. The one that's likely to be used the most is are new personalized videos which are essentially the photo-slideshows-as-a-video we have become used to from Facebook. (more...)
Shenmue 3 To Be Published Worldwide by Deep Silver Shenmue 3 To Be Published Worldwide by Deep Silver
- August 17, 2017

Or at least that's when it's supposed to be out - fans that have been waiting over a decade and a half for a new Shenmue will know not to believe anything until the game is sitting on shop shelves (or online store search engines). They'll be holding a meet and greet on August 23 from 6:30pm to 7:30pm and August 24 from 12:30pm to 1:30pm in public area hall 9.1 in booth B011/C010. (more...)