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Karnataka poll results: First visuals of counting centre at Chamundeshwari Karnataka poll results: First visuals of counting centre at Chamundeshwari
- May 16, 2018

In the 2008 Assembly election, Bangalore Urban had 44 percent voters exercising their right, while Bangalore Rural saw 72.5 percent. Kumar said the 2013 Assembly polls had recorded a turnout of 71.45 per cent, which was the highest in the last six Assembly elections. (more...)
Microsoft pushes out new security and privacy related updates for Windows 10 Microsoft pushes out new security and privacy related updates for Windows 10
- May 16, 2018

As a result, Microsoft says it's working with Toshiba and hardware manufacturers to block devices running these SSDs from installing the April 2018 Update . Users who have faced this issue and don't want to wait for the resolution can revert back to their previous version of Windows, Windows Latest noted . (more...)
Switch Pokemon games outed - Let's Go Pikachu and Let's Go Eevee Switch Pokemon games outed - Let's Go Pikachu and Let's Go Eevee
- May 16, 2018

She recently shared some information on the reveal timing and release window for Pokemon Switch . Last year, I heard from sources familiar with the project that the game would indeed be set in Kanto and be a sort-of remake of Pokémon Yellow. (more...)
OnePlus OxygenOS Open Beta update out for OnePlus 5 and 5T OnePlus OxygenOS Open Beta update out for OnePlus 5 and 5T
- May 16, 2018

Other enhancements coming with this particular update include added group MMS support. The former is receiving OxygenOS Open Beta 10, while the latter gets bumped to OxygenOS Open Beta 8 . For people who don't know what a OnePlus switch is, it is basically a feature found on all OnePlus phones, which basically makes it easy for users to switch from their current phone to a OnePlus device. (more...)
NCLT Clears Way For Tata Steel's Acquisition Of Bhushan Steel NCLT Clears Way For Tata Steel's Acquisition Of Bhushan Steel
- May 16, 2018

Acquisition of BSL will be a key element in Tata Steel's domestic growth strategy under new Tata Sons chairman N Chandrasekaran. It had a liquidation value of Rs 14,541 crore. NCLT has also dismissed L&T's plea seeking higher priority in the recovery of a loan as the financial creditor and imposed Rs 1 lakh fine. The Bench, comprising NCLT President Justice MM Kumar and SK Mohapatra, also dismissed Bhushan Energy's plea to direct Tata Steel, the new owners of Bhushan Steel, to continue with ... (more...)
Samsung launches red, gold Galaxy S9 smartphones in South Korea Samsung launches red, gold Galaxy S9 smartphones in South Korea
- May 16, 2018

The Burgundy Red edition will be available in Korea and China starting in May. The version is expected to debut in June across stores in UAE, Vietnam, Russia, Spain, Mexico, Hong Kong, Germany, Chile, Korea and Australia. No words on USA availability, alas, although the "satin gloss finish" is supposed to be "coming soon" to unnamed "additional markets". Coming to the ARCore support, Google's augmented reality developer platform, was previously available only on Pixel and Nexus ... (more...)
Motorola Moto G6, Moto G6 Play to launch in India soon Motorola Moto G6, Moto G6 Play to launch in India soon
- May 16, 2018

To recall, the Moto G6 series consists of three devices - the bigger Moto G6 Plus with premium specs, the standard Moto G6 and the entry-level Moto G6 Play . It is powered by 1.4GHz octa-core Snapdragon 430 Mobile Platform. The phone is also expected to launch in India bearing two specification variants. One should feature 2GB of RAM with 16GB storage, while the second one will have 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage. (more...)
Adobe announces XD CC Starter Pack to offer Adobe XD for free Adobe announces XD CC Starter Pack to offer Adobe XD for free
- May 16, 2018

Additionally, there is a limited font set for Typekit. "We want to give everyone a chance to try XD, so today we're announcing a new, free Adobe XD Plan". Other new features launched today include the improvements to opening Photoshop and Sketch files in XD, drag and drop options to swap symbols, the ability to paste to multiple artboards, and file auto-recovery if XD crashes. (more...)
Honor 10 Launched: Everything you need to know Honor 10 Launched: Everything you need to know
- May 16, 2018

As part of the promotional sale campaign, the e-commerce site is offering lucrative exchange deals with up to Rs 18,000 cash discount. In terms of performance, the Honor 10 is powered by an octa core Huawei Kirin 970 processor coupled with Mali-G72 MP12 GPU. (more...)
NC Representative calls teachers NC Representative calls teachers "thugs" ahead of May 16 rally
- May 16, 2018

Teachers from 20 school districts across the state plan to strike , a demonstration that will affect around 700,000 North Carolina students. We asked if they were growing exhausted of all the protesting. "I think a lot of us started to see, 'well shoot, if West Virginia can do it, North Carolina can do it, ' " middle school Spanish teacher Sally Merryman told NPR . (more...)
Sherrod Brown Joins Senate Effort To Revive Net Neutrality Sherrod Brown Joins Senate Effort To Revive Net Neutrality
- May 16, 2018

Established in 1996, the Congressional Review Act allows Congress to overturn regulations issued by executive agencies. Edward J. Markey, a Democrat from MA, is leading an effort to repeal the FCC's Internet Freedom Order and reestablish net neutrality at the federal level, highlighting, among other issues, the FTC's lack of "rulemaking authority". (more...)
Stardew Valley Coming to PlayStation Vita Later this Month Stardew Valley Coming to PlayStation Vita Later this Month
- May 16, 2018

Anyone who has played Stardew Valley on the Nintendo Switch can attest to how perfectly suited the game is to a portable gaming platform. If you are a fan of Stardew Valley but don't like the limited mobility that comes with playing it on the PS4, you're in luck as you will soon be able to play it on the go. (more...)
Overwatch Anniversary Event Includes Petra Deathmatch Map & First Free-For-All Competitive Season Overwatch Anniversary Event Includes Petra Deathmatch Map & First Free-For-All Competitive Season
- May 16, 2018

Considering everything that will be on the table during the team-based shooter's Anniversary event , it definitely seems like a good time to be an Overwatch fan. "We think you'll find that very fun". There's parts of the map that are great for short-ranged heroes. There's parts of the map that are great for open, long-range heroes. (more...)
HTC unveils its first blockchain-powered smartphone, the Exodus HTC unveils its first blockchain-powered smartphone, the Exodus
- May 16, 2018

According to a report by The Next Web , Taiwanese hardware manufacturer HTC is now working on an Android smartphone powered by blockchain technology. Blockchain smart phones are touted to offer better security and user experience by integrating cold wallet storage right into the phone, and enabling direct trading of the native cryptocurrency with peers on the phone's network, without mining fees. (more...)
STALKER 2 is coming in 2021, apparently STALKER 2 is coming in 2021, apparently
- May 16, 2018

It appears that a full sequel in the STALKER franchise is in the works as confirmed by series developer GSC Game World. As for what the odd acronym means, it was apparently revealed to be "Scavengers, Trespassers, Adventurers, Loners, Killers, Explorers, and Robbers" back in 2012 when the first attempt at making S.T.A.L.K.E.R. (more...)
Apple Music, Pandora Pulls R. Kelly's Music Apple Music, Pandora Pulls R. Kelly's Music
- May 16, 2018

Kelly and XXXTentacion from your official playlists", says the letter . The letter goes on to list a number of artists by name that they would like to see removed from the service, including Chris Brown , The Red Hot Chili Peppers , Nelly , Eminem , Don Henley of The Eagles, Steven Tyler of Aerosmith, Tekashi 6ix9ine, and Ted Nugent. (more...)
Officer on leave after chokehold incident at Waffle House in North Carolina Officer on leave after chokehold incident at Waffle House in North Carolina
- May 16, 2018

Another video shows Wall with his hands handcuffed behind his back, being led into a police vehicle. Moss can be seen with his hands around Wall's neck as he slams the young man against the restaurant's glass window. "He got back, started driving and that's when the dog got out and tried to snap at my left arm while I was still handcuffed with my hands behind my back". (more...)
Gmail offline: How to use Gmail offline - Latest Google feature released Gmail offline: How to use Gmail offline - Latest Google feature released
- May 16, 2018

The biggest of which allows users to use Gmail offline , replacing the Gmail Offline app in the Chrome browser. There's also a security section that lets users choose if they want to keep offline data on their computer or remove it. Scroll to the "Offline" menu option from the top toolbar (this is the same place you'll see General , Labels, and Accounts and Imports options), and then check the box beside " Enable offline mail ". (more...)
Google Pixel Buds pick up new control gestures and easier pairing Google Pixel Buds pick up new control gestures and easier pairing
- May 16, 2018

Finally, Google has made it easier to switch between Bluetooth devices. When you use Pixel Buds with your Pixel or other Android device with the Assistant, simply touch and hold the right earbud to ask for your favorite playlist, make a call, send a message or get walking directions to dinner. (more...)
Zone Of The Enders: The 2nd Runner MARS Releases On September Zone Of The Enders: The 2nd Runner MARS Releases On September
- May 16, 2018

Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner Mars is the remastered version of the original game with significantly improved graphics and a complete review of the audio department for next-generation consoles and PCs. Will you be buying Zone of the Enders on PS4? Alongside full VR and 4K support, the remaster will also feature an optional "pro" control mode, which "allows for faster selection of sub-weapons to help engage in rapid-fire combat". (more...)
Nobuo Uematsu Is Said To Be Helping With Final Fantasy VII Remake Nobuo Uematsu Is Said To Be Helping With Final Fantasy VII Remake
- May 15, 2018

Not episodes like The Council , parts like the three Final Fantasy XIII games. Nibelheim King Mog Event - This new event challenges players to take on Yin & Yang and other familiar monsters from FINAL FANTASY VII as they collect currency to exchange for weapons, abilities, and other rewards. (more...)
Fortnite gets new burst assault rifles in tomorrow's patch Fortnite gets new burst assault rifles in tomorrow's patch
- May 15, 2018

Here's hoping all of the issues have been ironed out and update 4.2 will actually go live tonight, but we'll keep you posted regardless. Epic Games has promised to update players once they have "a more accurate time frame". When the new Fortnite update does go live, it will likely mean a meaty update on Mobile and some downtime for servers. However, Epic did not specify how long the downtime will last. (more...)
OnePlus 6 India Launch Offers Revealed, Include a Rs. 2000 Discount OnePlus 6 India Launch Offers Revealed, Include a Rs. 2000 Discount
- May 15, 2018

The announcement doesn't say anything about Amazon selling the phone in the United States, but the company will reveal more details on Wednesday about its worldwide OnePlus 6 launch plans. Idea Cellular users will get Rs 2,000 cashback and insurance on the smartphone. Complimentary 12-month Accidental Damage Insurance by Servify. Besides, benefits up to Rs. (more...)
Senator Omo-Agege withdraws his resumption at Nigerian Senate Senator Omo-Agege withdraws his resumption at Nigerian Senate
- May 15, 2018

In a statement by its spokesperson, Sabi Abdullahi, the Senate said it has been briefed by lawyers on the court judgement nullifying Mr Omo-Agege's suspension. Same day he was suspended, Omo-Agege had reportedly told Punch that he would continue to work as a senator. NAN quoyed some staff of the assembly as saying the development was not unconnected with the expected return of Omo-Agege to the chamber on Tuesday after the court judgment in his favour. (more...)
WhatApp rolls out improvements for Groups feature WhatApp rolls out improvements for Groups feature
- May 15, 2018

WhatsApp has been pretty busy this year, rolling out with new features frequently. You can download WhatsApp Messenger from the App Store for free. Group messaging has become increasingly important to WhatsApp in recent times, as users turn to the app to stay in touch not only with friends and family, but also business colleagues. (more...)