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Samsung bringing Linux to Galaxy smartphones Samsung bringing Linux to Galaxy smartphones
- October 19, 2017

Samsung is working on an app that lets users run a variety of Linux-based desktops on its Galaxy phones. The DeX is a compact docking station which you can hook up to a display, and along with a mouse and keyboard, it will soon be used to facilitate a full Linux desktop experience driven by your phone. (more...)
New Windows laptops will run for several days without recharging New Windows laptops will run for several days without recharging
- October 19, 2017

Given the lofty claims we've been hearing about battery life on the laptops, we asked Bernard for specifics. "To be frank, it's actually beyond our expectations ", says Microsoft program manager Pete Bernard of the Windows 10 ARM's multi-day battery life. (more...)
Samsung's 360 Round has 17 camera sensors to capture high quality content Samsung's 360 Round has 17 camera sensors to capture high quality content
- October 19, 2017

Samsung showed off the camera at its Developer Conference in San Francisco, and the company says in a press release that it's specifically made for "developing and streaming high-quality 3D content for specialists and enthusiasts who demand a superior virtual reality (VR) experience". (more...)
Amazon's Alexa comes to Moto Mods accessories
- October 19, 2017

If you've been waiting patiently for the Moto Mod Speaker with Amazon Alexa to go on sale, Motorola today revealed that the accessory will be launched some time next month at locations where the Amazon Echo is sold, priced at $149.99. And with a 15-hour built-in battery, you won't kill your phone if you're constantly asking questions. That may have finally come, to some extent, with the Moto X4's arrival on Amazon Prime Exclusives , unlocked, not exactly cheap, and with ads. (more...)
Facebook officially rolls out Explore Feed to desktop and mobile
- October 19, 2017

Items in the Explore Feed are similar to those you've already liked, or those popular among your network of friends, for example. As opposed to the standard posts from friends and Pages in the News Feed, the Explore Feed includes posts, articles, photos, videos, and more from sources that you don't now follow. (more...)
WhatsApp now allows you to share your location in real WhatsApp now allows you to share your location in real
- October 19, 2017

Until now, users could share their location with friends and family, but that was mainly a static, one-time share. You can manually stop sharing live location data within a chat at any given time. Previously, WhatsApp has allowed users to share their location as stationary places on a map. These real time location updates will be done on a map at chat level. (more...)
The Master Chief Collection Is Getting Xbox One X Upgrades
- October 19, 2017

However you feel about your own experiences with the Master Chief Collection , it's good that the developer is finally going back to resolve the game's myriad of issues. carried on as before, basically. While he says that people should keep their expectations in check, he believes that Halo 5's campaign on the Xbox One X looks better than Halo 5 Forge on his 4K display. (more...)
Little Falls To Host Domestic Violence Prevention Vigil on Thursday Little Falls To Host Domestic Violence Prevention Vigil on Thursday
- October 19, 2017

The event, hosted by the Title IX office, helped students, faculty and staff take part in vowing to stand against domestic violence by painting their pinkies purple and creating their own messages against domestic violence for social media. (more...)
USA crude oil production likely to increase through end of 2017 USA crude oil production likely to increase through end of 2017
- October 19, 2017

Traders also focused on oil inventory data. API's bullish report on crude oil inventories was muted by an increase in gasoline supply. The violence in Iraq is one of the geopolitical risks that the oil market is grappling with, and uncertainty is swirling over the impact of tensions between Iran and the U.S.as well, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (more...)
Analyst Recommendations Review: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (HPE)
- October 19, 2017

Other large investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. Hewlett Packard Enterprise's dividend payout ratio is now 371.48%. A company with a value of 0 is thought to be an undervalued company, while a company with a value of 100 is considered an overvalued company. (more...)
UK's Prince William and wife Kate say baby expected in April
- October 18, 2017

Prince William and Prince Harry were among those who climbed onto the waiting steam train, talking to numerous children who accompanied them for a 45-minute ride through the countryside. "It was obvious that the three of us, we firmly believe that sport can be a force too powerful to do good". They royals will take to the London Stadium's pitch-side stage to congratulate young people from London, Glasgow, Wales and Essex on completing the Coach Core scheme. (more...)
Facebook's Building 8 Chief Is Leaving the Company Facebook's Building 8 Chief Is Leaving the Company
- October 18, 2017

Dugan made a big splash when she arrived at Facebook in early 2016. She will work in close collaboration with the company to ensure the smooth transition in 2018. Dugan. Other projects include a video chat device codenamed "Aloha". "There is a tidal shift going on in Silicon Valley, and those of us in this industry have greater responsibilities than ever before", Ms. (more...)
Majority of tech giants fail Greenpeace environmental survey
- October 18, 2017

The group's "USA Guide to Greener Electronics " said numerous biggest technology companies failed to deliver on commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and were still reluctant to commit fully to renewable energy. The report also called out the practice of planned obsolescence implemented by many companies that accelerates device replacement cycles by "making them hard to service or upgrade, shortening the useful life of otherwise functional devices". (more...)
HP targets creative pros with powerful 2-in-1 mobile workstation HP targets creative pros with powerful 2-in-1 mobile workstation
- October 18, 2017

New systems come with a 20% discount for one-year subscriptions to Creative Cloud , and the company will also offer customized configurations that include a Creative Cloud subscription in the price and are tuned for different categories of user: photographers, digital artists, video editors, or pro digital artists and photographers. (more...)
Atlee Gets Upbeat About His Recently Released Mersal Atlee Gets Upbeat About His Recently Released Mersal
- October 18, 2017

The Tamil version would release on October 18 while its Telugu version will be released on October 19 with the title Adirindhi . This is the second movie with Vijay and Atlee combination. AR Rahman has composed the music for the film. The rating of the Movie Mersal is 4 out of 5 (4/5). "Bala tweeted, "#Mersal crosses $300K in #USA Premieres as of 10:15 PM EAT. (more...)
First Warhammer: Vermintide 2 gameplay footage shows Chaos forces, improved combat First Warhammer: Vermintide 2 gameplay footage shows Chaos forces, improved combat
- October 18, 2017

If you fall, so shall the Empire. The Left 4 Dead-like dark fantasy extermination sim Warhammer: End Times - Vermintide was one of the happier surprises of 2015: Expectations weren't what you'd call universally high, but it turned out to be a really good game. (more...)
Razer Blade Stealth gets updated with the latest from Intel Razer Blade Stealth gets updated with the latest from Intel
- October 18, 2017

The latest Razer Blade Stealth is getting the 8th-gen Intel Core i7 processor as well as an impressive jump in battery life. Let us know what you think about the new Razer Blade Stealth with the new Intel Coffee Lake CPU and whether or not you are interested in getting this laptop and whether or not you are going to get the Core along with it. (more...)
Mob chants 'Jai Shri Ram', vandalizes Padmavati Rangoli Mob chants 'Jai Shri Ram', vandalizes Padmavati Rangoli
- October 18, 2017

An artist in Gujarat has alleged that a mob had vandalised his rangoli on Deepika Padukone's Padmavati after it took him 48 hours to complete the art. Earlier, a Rajput group had given an open threat to the makers of the film to burn cinema houses and multiplexes if they are not shown special screening of the film to know that it suits their sentiments. (more...)
Pixel 2 Has A Hidden Image Processor Called The Pixel Visual Core Pixel 2 Has A Hidden Image Processor Called The Pixel Visual Core
- October 18, 2017

The best part is, image quality will keep on improving, as Google can push out Pixel Visual Core updates to enhance the phones' mobile photography game. The Pixel Visual Core could very well be the first step to Google taking on Qualcomm . Long-presses which bring up re-designed pop-up menus for apps and the home screen on the Pixel 2, also feature in the Nova Launcher, alongside the new icon animations brought in with the latest Pixel Launcher. (more...)
New Russian Nuclear Scandal Raises New Questions About Clinton Foundation
- October 18, 2017

Mikerin, who was a director of Rosatom with oversight of the company's nuclear collaboration with the USA, supervised a racketeering scheme involving extortion, bribery, money laundering and kickbacks at the direction of and benefit to senior Russian officials. (more...)
NBC And Snap Partner On New Digital Studio NBC And Snap Partner On New Digital Studio
- October 18, 2017

Snap is getting further into creating its own content and is just the latest tech company to do so, partnering with USA media giant NBCUniversal. The new studio will be located in Santa Monica, in between Snap's Venice home and Entertainment's offices in Burbank. (more...)
Google trials burrito delivery by drone in NSW
- October 18, 2017

With a small community testing the technology, the team at Project Wing-the drone-flying brainchild of Google's parent company, Alphabet-is aiming to work out the kinks. "A few with farms wanted supplies to arrive at their paddocks, or spare parts delivered to the ailing vehicle on their property". Guzman y Gomez and Chemist Warehouse will teach Project Wing how to ensure orders are sent to their staff smoothly, and how to ensure they can easily pack products onto the drones. (more...)
Nifty retreats from record highs; Axis Bank slumps Nifty retreats from record highs; Axis Bank slumps
- October 18, 2017

Shares of most banks fell sharply and bank indices are seen in the negative territory. Top losers were Tata Motors lost 1 percent, Axis Bank fell 1.4 percent, Infosys shed 0.8 percent while Dr. Key indices on Wednesday opened in red on profit booking, with the Sensex falling almost 100 points, dragged by banks after disappointing numbers from Axis Bank . (more...)
Adobe urges users patch Flash after malware attack; shares
- October 18, 2017

BlackOasis has been observed several times over the past two years using previously unknown software bugs to install FinSpy on the systems of Middle Eastern dissident or opposition groups, with some of its targets being based in the United Kingdom, according to Kaspersky. (more...)
Nokia to launch new phone on October 19
- October 18, 2017

According to the invitation, the smartphone that will be unveiled on Thursday will be available for buying exclusively through Tmall . However, the country did not receive the enhanced variants of Nokia 8 that have been made available in other markets. (more...)