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Ex-Obama official wins Dem Ohio governor primary Ex-Obama official wins Dem Ohio governor primary
- May 09, 2018

Obama-era consumer agency head Richard Cordray has won the Democrat nomination for OH governor despite a surprisingly rigorous challenge from former U.S. The remaining Democratic candidates are Larry Ealy, Bill O'Neill, Paul Ray and Joe Schiavoni. Nine candidates - six Democrats, two Republicans and one Green Party - are on the ballot to replace Republican Gov. (more...)
Google News Merges with Google Play Newsstand Google News Merges with Google Play Newsstand
- May 09, 2018

It says that all your data will be erased, which wasn't the case for us, but it won't hurt to back up all your important data anyway. Indeed, Android P will be a significant step forward in mobile. Proceed only if you're okay with that - and do so at your own risk. The upcoming Android P replaces them with a single, pill-shaped on-screen button. (more...)
Google's new Android App Bundles promise to make apps radically smaller Google's new Android App Bundles promise to make apps radically smaller
- May 09, 2018

Google will be testing the digital assistant improvement in the months ahead. There is a new feature called "Full Coverage". However, some of the features deserve time in the spotlight, which is why Google has put together a landing page to showcase some of the new additions. (more...)
Google Is Overhauling Google News With AI Curation and Built In Subscriptions Google Is Overhauling Google News With AI Curation and Built In Subscriptions
- May 09, 2018

And Google will offer new features that help you understand your digital habits and wean you off your 24/7 relationship with your devices and apps so you can power down and spend more time with friends and family. On the other hand, later this year, Google will introduce Pretty Please to make Assistant capable of understanding as well encouraging polite conversation. (more...)
Facebook's David Marcus to Lead New Blockchain Research Unit Facebook's David Marcus to Lead New Blockchain Research Unit
- May 09, 2018

The report comes as Facebook has confronted aftermath over information protection and "phony news", in the midst of disclosures of information deals to outside firms like Cambridge Analytica, and proof of Russian decision impedance. (more...)
New BMW M5 Competition revealed: imposing levels of thrust New BMW M5 Competition revealed: imposing levels of thrust
- May 09, 2018

This brings down the 0-100km/h time from 3.4 seconds to 3. 3 seconds , with 0-200km/h coming up in 10.8 seconds . Fuel consumption for European models is rated at 10.8L/100km, while Carbon dioxide emissions stand at 246g/km. So it's a bit more powerful, a touch stiffer and a bit more assertively styled than the standard M5. The M5 Competition uses the same 8-speed M Steptronic transmission as before. (more...)
Overwatch Teams Up With Breast Cancer Research Foundation to Create New Skin Overwatch Teams Up With Breast Cancer Research Foundation to Create New Skin
- May 09, 2018

But this isn't the only way to show your support! "As you know in Overwatch , Mercy is a symbol of helping and healing and therefore we've chose to introduce a brand new Mercy skin called Pink Mercy today". For two total hours, the pink ribbon spray becomes available, for four hours, the Pink Mercy player icon and Cure spray unlock, and at six hours , two more sprays open up, one called Together with a number of Overwatch women standing around Pink Mercy , and a "cute" ... (more...)
Flying Uber Car Revealed Flying Uber Car Revealed
- May 09, 2018

After rising in the air, two of the rotors flip to a horizontal position to push the winged hybrid craft forward at speeds of up to 200 miles per hour. The company is working with the government of New Zealand to commercialize its air taxis. Uber says that the flying taxis will jump from building top to building top, and travel at an altitude of between 1,000 and 2,000 feet. (more...)
Google Just Fixed the Biggest Maps Problem with This Brilliant Idea Google Just Fixed the Biggest Maps Problem with This Brilliant Idea
- May 09, 2018

Instead of relying on an unclear blue dot while walking around a cluttered city, Google suggests this camera-fueled augmented reality interface may one day save the day. Shortlist will be a new menu that helps groups of friends find places they like to eat - by isolating and learning the eating habits of friends, shortlist will automatically create a list of popular favourites, eliminating the need of texting back and forth or spending time finding a place that everyone agrees with. (more...)
Windows 10 finally gets a screenshot tool that is actually useful Windows 10 finally gets a screenshot tool that is actually useful
- May 08, 2018

Simply press WIN + Shift + S to instantly bring up the tool. For the devices supporting the Pen, the latest update will allow opening Screen Sketch with a single click. But who knows, tech giants are known for surprises. It is also possible to create a full-screen snip or a free-form snip that is not rectangular. Under "Input", you'll find the options to configure your microphone. (more...)
Gmail's 'Smart Compose' uses AI to help you write emails quickly Gmail's 'Smart Compose' uses AI to help you write emails quickly
- May 08, 2018

It is worth to note that the feature will only be available to users using new Gmail . Now Snooze is being activated inside the original Gmail app for iOS. "If you want to switch back, you can always uncheck the box", said Google. This new snooze feature lets you snooze emails so you can deal with the emails after sometime. (more...)
Facebook may be working on Snapchat Bitmoji-like Avatars Facebook may be working on Snapchat Bitmoji-like Avatars
- May 08, 2018

The discovery follows an embarrassing revelation by Twitter last week that a bug led to user passwords being inadvertently stored in plain text. Hidden inside the code of Facebook's Android app is an unreleased feature called Facebook Avatars that lets people build personalized, illustrated versions of themselves for use as stickers in Messenger and comments. (more...)
Bill Gates Says He Would 'Short Bitcoin' If He Could Bill Gates Says He Would 'Short Bitcoin' If He Could
- May 08, 2018

According to Market Watch , the stock is jumping towards its biggest six-day rally in nine years. And speaking of Buffett, he heaped even more praise on Apple earlier today. But I know I don't have to do a thing and probably in a couple of years we'll own 6 percent without laying out another dollar. Well, I love the idea of having 5 percent go to 6 percent. (more...)
Square Enix reveals E3 2018 conference date Square Enix reveals E3 2018 conference date
- May 08, 2018

Much like a Nintendo Direct, this event will be entirely streamed over the Internet through major services like Twitch, YouTube , and Mixer, so those in attendance of E3 in Los Angeles won't be able to physically attend the showcase. That being said, it is safe to say that, we will see Kingdom Hearts 3 , Shadow of the Tomb Raider and Dragon Quest 11 but what else is the real question. (more...)
Instagram Developing New Feature That Lets Users Add Music To Stories Instagram Developing New Feature That Lets Users Add Music To Stories
- May 08, 2018

The new feature was found in the app's code , indicating that the ability to add music to your Stories is not that far. As of the moment, it still remains unclear how the feature will work. The native payment feature was confirmed by a spokesperson of the Facebook-owned company who did not only confirm the availability of the new feature, but also added that in-app payments for booking appointments such as restaurants or salons is now live for a limited number of partners. (more...)
Xiaomi Redmi S2 spotted on AliExpress before official reveal Xiaomi Redmi S2 spotted on AliExpress before official reveal
- May 08, 2018

With just two days to go until Xiaomi releases the Redmi S2, it seems as though everything about the device has been leaked. Additionally, a global variant of the Redmi S2 has been found listed on AliExpresswhich hints at its availability outside China, including India. (more...)
Mercedes-AMG GT 63S Edition 1 Announced - 639 hp, 900 Nm Mercedes-AMG GT 63S Edition 1 Announced - 639 hp, 900 Nm
- May 08, 2018

Buyers get the AMD Aerodynamics Package that includes a larger front splitter and integrated flics on the front apron of the auto. On the outside the 2019 Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S Edition 1 features a larger front splitter and integrated flics in the front bumper, optimized diffuser and fixed rear spoiler with a mechanically adjustable angle. (more...)
First Details Of Rainbow Six Siege's Operation Para Bellum Released First Details Of Rainbow Six Siege's Operation Para Bellum Released
- May 08, 2018

This includes the game's nineteenth map, which looks like it'll be nestled within the hills of an idyllic Italian countryside in what appears to be some sort of rustic farmhouse or villa. There will also be a new Pick & Ban system "that provides an extra layer of strategy between teams, as each side tries to counter their opponents' picks during the banning phase". (more...)
Noel Plunkett: I knew this Leitrim team would not lie down Noel Plunkett: I knew this Leitrim team would not lie down
- May 08, 2018

Many a person through the gates had the same thing on their mind - this is New York's best chance ever. However, amid all the chances they managed, ten minutes passed without a score for the Connacht man. Leitrim's hopes of avoiding being the first side to lose a championship match to NY have been boosted by some west of Ireland weather which is forecast for the opening round of the Connacht SFC at Gaelic Park tomorrow. (more...)
Twitter working on encrypted messaging feature Twitter working on encrypted messaging feature
- May 08, 2018

As data security concerns on Facebook and WhatsApp loom large, Twitter is reportedly working on a ' Secret' encrypted messages feature which could make the micro-blogging platform safer for sensitive communications. Twitter's Direct Messages feature is good for privately contacting people on your timeline, but it's not entirely secure, as the contents of your correspondence could be accessed by hackers who can breach Twitter's network, or by governments who coerce the company to release ... (more...)
A rumored three-camera iPhone just got way more likely A rumored three-camera iPhone just got way more likely
- May 08, 2018

Such a move is clearly not one to be ignored by the competition, and apparently even Apple was taking notes. Following last month's report out of China, iDrop News speculated on the look and function of a three-lens iPhone and included concept images by Martin Hajeck. (more...)
Microsoft brings the power of Kinect sensor to Azure cloud Microsoft brings the power of Kinect sensor to Azure cloud
- May 08, 2018

For real-time AI workloads, the compute intensity requires a dedicated hardware accelerator. As the cloud battle heats up, Microsoft is taking a unique approach to silicon that it says can help developers more quickly perform artificial intelligence computing tasks. (more...)
Worldwide Lithium-Ion Battery Market financial measurements $ 67.70 Bn by 2022 Worldwide Lithium-Ion Battery Market financial measurements $ 67.70 Bn by 2022
- May 08, 2018

This report focuses on top players in global market , with production, price, revenue and market share for each manufacturer, covering Bosch, Delphi and Continental. What are the challenges to market penetration and growth? The global USB Portable Battery market is valued at XX million Dollars in 2016 and is expected to reach XX million USD by the end of 2023, growing at a CAGR of XX % between 2016 and 2023. (more...)
New York Excelsior the victor of Overwatch League Stage 3 New York Excelsior the victor of Overwatch League Stage 3
- May 08, 2018

Stage 4 of Overwatch League begins on May 16 where Crusty will make his debut as the head coach of the San Francisco Shock as they face the Los Angeles Gladiators. He brings Overwatchscore a wealth of experience and passion for Overwatch! The Excelsior, the Stage 2 champion, bested the Boston Uprising and ended the latter's 15-game winning streak in doing so. (more...)
Windows 10 Now Runs On 700 Million Devices
- May 08, 2018

This starts with the intelligent cloud and edge, CEO Satya Nadella noted. " We will be working to make sure we are in compliance with it by the end of this month ", he said. Through this partnership, DJI is releasing a software development kit (SDK) for Windows that extends the power of commercial drone technology to the largest enterprise developer community in the world. (more...)