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No place like 'Indian occupied Kashmir', Sushma to J&K student No place like 'Indian occupied Kashmir', Sushma to J&K student
- May 11, 2018

The external affairs minister tweeted, "Your profile says you are from "Indian occupied Kashmir". At the time of writing, Swaraj's tweet had been liked 4.4K times and retweeted 2.4K times. I need to get back to my home, India. From medical aid to visa concerns, the minister is known for her deft handling of all the issues raised by Indians in need. (more...)
Google's six new Assistant voices are now live Google's six new Assistant voices are now live
- May 10, 2018

The changes are welcome, but there's more the tech companies could do, especially given how much data they collect about us. Google Assistant is nearly two years old now, and Google's competitor in the voice assistant space has come a long way from its origins. (more...)
Google unveils tool to make virtual reality tours more accessible Google unveils tool to make virtual reality tours more accessible
- May 10, 2018

You can view the tours in either the web browser, as immersive photos, or you can view them in Google's simple VR viewer, Cardboard . "What we realized was, students and teachers, didn't just want to go on expeditions ". You do not need any kind of special knowledge in order to create professional-looking VR content by simply using imagery from Google Street View or your own 360 photos. (more...)
Google's fall hardware event might also introduce a Pixel-branded watch Google's fall hardware event might also introduce a Pixel-branded watch
- May 10, 2018

Even Blass Tweeted: Besides the Pixel 3 , Pixel 3 XL, and second-gen Pixel Buds , a reliable source tells me - with high confidence - that Google's fall hardware event will also introduce a Pixel-branded watch. Copying the iPhone X's design is a major design trend among Android vendors this year, and Google's Android P will support notches. This rebranding will likely help companies avoid confusion for those who think the devices only work on Android. (more...)
Agony Story Trailer Delves Into the Quest for The Red Goddess Agony Story Trailer Delves Into the Quest for The Red Goddess
- May 10, 2018

You can take a look at the story trailer right here, which clocks in close to three minutes in length. It may be one of the most anticipated horror games this year. By exploring the hostile environment and interacting with the other tired souls of Hell, the only way to escape from the place is to meet up with the mystical goddess. (more...)
Nintendo Finally Releasing a Proper Tabletop Charging Stand for the Switch Nintendo Finally Releasing a Proper Tabletop Charging Stand for the Switch
- May 10, 2018

According to Eurogamer , the upcoming accessory is aptly called the Nintendo Switch Adjustable Charging Stand. This is only a charging stand and not a dock, and users will not be able to connect to an external display using this. Will you be picking up this Nintendo Switch accessory when it launches on July 13? A charging port at the bottom makes it hard to charge the Switch while using it in that mode. (more...)
Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy arriving on non-PS4 consoles early Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy arriving on non-PS4 consoles early
- May 10, 2018

While we used to associate Crash Bandicoot games with the PlayStation brand, soon we'll be able to play these classic titles in glorious HD on the move thanks to the Nintendo Switch . Sane Trilogy officially launches on Xbox One, Switch, and PC platforms. Rekindle the fire with the original three games, Spyro™ the Dragon, Spyro™ 2: Ripto's Rage! and Spyro™: Year of the Dragon. (more...)
Pokemon Go Maker Wants to Use Players to Create AR Map Pokemon Go Maker Wants to Use Players to Create AR Map
- May 10, 2018

The developer told Reuters in an interview that it plans to use players' cameras to map out public spaces. The game has been downloaded more than 800 million times, according to Niantic. Pokemon Go players may have a new challenge soon: using the game to create a crowdsourced map. This feature could also be used as a bedrock for other augmented reality features, such as affixing an AR item (like a Pokemon gym) to a specific spot. (more...)
New Battlefield Game To Be Revealed On May 23rd New Battlefield Game To Be Revealed On May 23rd
- May 10, 2018

The news comes from an Easter Egg found in Battlefield 1 , which saw players completing various steps to unlock a new dogtag and access to a mysterious room. The door will then open, where players will find a vacant cell inside. In Battlefield 1's They Shall Not Pass DLC, which is now available for free, there is a locked door marked "Isolement" ('Isolation') - behind which zombie-like noises could be heard. (more...)
New Rs — Jio Postpaid New Rs — Jio Postpaid
- May 10, 2018

This is primarily due to two reasons - postpaid plans tend to be costlier, and billing procedures at most companies tend to be less than transparent. Even for global roaming, the JioPostPaid plan offers a more seamless way, where consumer will not have to call up the customer care in advance to get the roaming activated on their phones. (more...)
Instagram making it easier for businesses to connect with customers Instagram making it easier for businesses to connect with customers
- May 10, 2018

Instagram is useful not just for regular folks who want to keep tabs on friends and family and their favorite celebrities, but also for brands who can use Instagram to help announce new products, share contests and giveaways, and so on. Now, Instagram users can book tickets, order food, make appointments and reservations from the app as the photo and video sharing app today rolled out "call-to-action buttons" for businesses. (more...)
Manchin: West Virginians Don't Look at Me as Democrat Manchin: West Virginians Don't Look at Me as Democrat
- May 10, 2018

The West Virginia Republican Senate contest headlined a slate of primary elections across four states on Tuesday that will help shape the political landscape in this fall's midterm elections. Tiberi's candidate, Troy Balderson of Zanesville pulled out a win. Republicans may be more careful about embracing Trump in bluer states . Democrat Rachel Crooks , 35, a university administrator, ran unopposed, but must next win a November general election to become the first Trump accuser to hold ... (more...)
Sensex Edges Lower; Indian Oil, HPCL Fall Sharply As Global Oil Jumps Sensex Edges Lower; Indian Oil, HPCL Fall Sharply As Global Oil Jumps
- May 10, 2018

Crude oil climbed to the highest level since late 2014 at United States dollars 77.07 per barrel after US President Donald Trump abandoned an global nuclear deal with Iran , ratcheting up geopolitical tensions and likely disrupting oil supplies . (more...)
Nintendo Has Updated The Wording Of Their Warranty Terms Nintendo Has Updated The Wording Of Their Warranty Terms
- May 10, 2018

As covered last week , the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) gave Sony , Microsoft , and Nintendo 30 days to ditch repair-deterring warranty stickers on their consoles. We continuously review and refine our support policies to ensure they embody that commitment. Nintendo has also made changes to the language in its USA warranties, with an addition to the Limitations section on its site stating that warranty will only be void if it's clear that the use of non-Nintendo products is the cause of ... (more...)
Audi aims to sell 800000 electrified cars in 2025 Audi aims to sell 800000 electrified cars in 2025
- May 10, 2018

Convincing buyers of premium cars to switch over from internal combustion to electric boogaloo is no small feat, but with the passing of time, Audi and the rest of the automotive industry are certain to pull it off. Collaborations between companies such as this, reduce development costs substantially. Following Brussels' example, Audi will make all its production sites worldwide Carbon dioxide neutral by 2030. (more...)
Switch adjustable charging stand announced Switch adjustable charging stand announced
- May 10, 2018

The stand is priced at $19.99 in the USA, and will be released on July, 13, 2018. You can read the full PR below. Nintendo announced a new adjustable charging stand for the Nintendo Switch will be making its way this July that will make it easier to play in Tabletop mode with longer play sessions. (more...)
Google's new robot can call and book a restaurant Google's new robot can call and book a restaurant
- May 10, 2018

And while the retail giant might have been joking, Google is very serious about enlisting a celebrity voice for their automated assistant. Google CEO Sundar Pichai on-stage during Google I/O 2018 . One of the biggest things announced by Google at the I/O keynote is how Android P is going to transform the lives of millions of smartphone users. (more...)
Nintendo confirms details on upcoming Switch online service Nintendo confirms details on upcoming Switch online service
- May 10, 2018

Nintendo specifically cites the Nintendo Switch Online service's feature that provides online versions of classic NES games - which we knew about - but the company also mentions the " Nintendo eShop" and "packaged collections". On top of that, cloud storage will be included so you can save and back up your game data. Whether you place a pre-order with the online retailer, you can choose to buy the game with a Mario visor (£49.99) or a Luigi visor (£49.99). (more...)
General Electric Co (GE) Shares Declined While Fiduciary Trust Company Decreased Stake
- May 10, 2018

It is down 0.00% since May 9, 2017 and is. It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500. Janney Capital Management Llc decreased its stake in Ncr Corp New (NCR) by 96.44% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. It has change of 0.19, from 2017Q3's 0.69. 153 investors sold all, 921 reduced holdings as GE ratio dived. IBM Retirement Fund raised its stake in General Electric by 1.3% during the 3rd quarter. (more...)
EA: Next 'Battlefield' Features Single-Player Stories, Innovative Multiplayer EA: Next 'Battlefield' Features Single-Player Stories, Innovative Multiplayer
- May 10, 2018

The earnings call also revealed that EA will host " Battlefield competitions" in fiscal year 2019, and it sounds like those competitions will incorporate the new Battlefield game set to release later this year. Wilson also talked about this year's new Battlefield , with more vague descriptions which may or may not be hinting at a Battle Royale mode. Digital net bookings (defined as the net amount of products and services sold digitally or sold-in physically in the period) was listed ... (more...)
Microsoft unveils new Fluent Design elements for Windows 10 coming this year Microsoft unveils new Fluent Design elements for Windows 10 coming this year
- May 10, 2018

In a web-based attack, specially designed web pages could exploit the same vulnerability when using Internet Explorer. We first reported on the File Explorer Dark Theme back in April, but at that time it was an ugly mess as you can see below. (more...)
Google Assistant's New Voices Are Now Live Google Assistant's New Voices Are Now Live
- May 10, 2018

Dubbed " Google Duplex ", the upcoming feature for Google Assistant will allow users to tell their assistant to make an appointment for them, at which point Google Assistant will make the call itself and talk to the person on the other line . (more...)
Latest EA Earnings Call Confirms Anthem March 2019 Release Latest EA Earnings Call Confirms Anthem March 2019 Release
- May 10, 2018

Until now, we've seen very little actual gameplay for Anthem , but we can likely expect to see a lot more of it at E3 this year. Why? Since it is new IP, we're being conservative in how we're thinking about it. "And our games must be created to continue delivering new stories and experiences, in an ongoing relationship with players in the worlds we're evolving together". (more...)
IBM, Red Hat Forge Container-Based Hybrid Cloud Tech Partnership IBM, Red Hat Forge Container-Based Hybrid Cloud Tech Partnership
- May 10, 2018

Its partnership with Microsoft gives customers the opportunity to tap into an innovative hybrid cloud platform without making major adjustments in their existing operations. For the first time, developers can work with.NET, Java, or the most popular open source frameworks on this single, and supported, platform. The "hybrid cloud is not only a reality, it's the driving model in enterprise computing today", Paul Cormier, Red Hat's president for products and technologies, said Tuesday at the ... (more...)
(MSFT) Holdings Decreased by Foster Dykema Cabot & Co. Inc. MA (MSFT) Holdings Decreased by Foster Dykema Cabot & Co. Inc. MA
- May 10, 2018

Mackay Shields LLC acquired a new position in Microsoft during the 1st quarter worth approximately $308,968,000. Minerva Advisors Llc decreased its stake in Chase Corp (CCF) by 10.02% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)