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Gujarat elections: SC rejects Congress plea to verify VVPAT with EVM votes Gujarat elections: SC rejects Congress plea to verify VVPAT with EVM votes
- December 15, 2017

The top court dismissed the plea and refused to interfere in the Gujarat Assembly elections . The court also said that debate for reform of elections can be done after the poll process is over. The Congress had complained to the poll panel that three polling booths in Porbandar, a Muslim-dominated area, were hacked. He said that the Election Commission had itself pointed out the need to verify the results of EVMs with VVPAT. (more...)
The Dawning kicks off next week on December 15 The Dawning kicks off next week on December 15
- December 15, 2017

Three weeks long, it'll conclude on Tuesday, 9th January. This year's Dawning is unlike any other-it's not just the renewal that a new year brings, but the dawn of something greater. Keep your blood warm and your heart pumping in the Crucible. Point values are cranked up enough to melt the ice. Those who want to celebrate the holidays by blowing away fellow Guardians will be pleased to see the return of Mayhem in the Crucible. (more...)
Vivo phone may feature in-screen fingerprint sensor in 2018 Vivo phone may feature in-screen fingerprint sensor in 2018
- December 15, 2017

With that, it announced that the mass production is happening for one of the top smartphones manufactures in the world. At the time, it was believed that Synaptics was talking about Samsung. With Clear ID, Synaptics is looking to offer an even more seamless solution. As for Vivo , the brand isn't too popular in the west, but it's one of the biggest smartphone brands in the world. (more...)
Advanced Micro Devices Inc (AMD): Technical Indicators to Keep an Eye On
- December 15, 2017

Separately, SVP & GM, CG ANDERSON JAMES ROBERT Sell 75000 shares of the company at a price of $10.06 on 2017-12-07. Nicholas Investment Partners LP reduced its stake in Advanced Micro Devices, Inc . Ratings analysis reveals 34% of Advanced Micro's analysts are positive. As per Monday, October 23, the company rating was maintained by Susquehanna. (more...)
International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) Shares Sold by Stockman Wealth Management Inc
- December 15, 2017

Systemax Inc. (NYSE:SYX) has risen 77.10% since December 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.50% the S&P500. Check Capital Management Inc increased Ibm ( IBM ) stake by 45.33% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. 24,734 were accumulated by Grimes &. South Dakota Inv Council owns 84,001 shares. Northwest Counselors Limited Liability Com invested in 0.04% or 609 shares. (more...)
Private Division Label Announcement Private Division Label Announcement
- December 15, 2017

Private Division is comprised of veterans in the industry, and they're going to be focused on helping independent studios get their games out. An unannounced RPG - hailing from Obsidian Entertainment, this project is now led by Tim Cain and Leon Boyarsky, the co-creators of Fallout . (more...)
Amazon to start selling Apple TV, Google Chromecast Amazon to start selling Apple TV, Google Chromecast
- December 15, 2017

The company announced today it will begin selling the Google Chromecast TV dongle , along with Apple TV products for the first time in two years. The device was shown as "currently unavailable" Thursday, meaning that consumers can't buy it from Amazon just yet. (more...)
Taking a Look Under the Hood at Wal-Mart Stores (WMT) Shares
- December 15, 2017

Texas Capital Financial Bank Inc Tx stated it has 0.58% in CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS). It also reduced Vanguard World Fd (MGK) stake by 11,083 shares and now owns 15,901 shares. Somerville Kurt F has 8,450 shares for 0.13% of their portfolio. Shares for $37.94M were sold by WALTON JIM C. 2.12 million Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT)'s shares owned by insiders are 0.80%, whereas shares owned by institutional owners are 31.20%. (more...)
Premium Can Now Be Unlocked By Watching 15-Second Ads Premium Can Now Be Unlocked By Watching 15-Second Ads
- December 15, 2017

See how the process works below, starting with a Pandora track recommendation, followed by the 15-second video ad and song streaming. During the session, users can listen to uninterrupted music in the background of their mobile device. When listeners search for a specific, song, album or playlist, or have one recommended to them by Pandora, they'll have the option to view an ad in order to unlock a complimentary Pandora Premium listening session, the company said. (more...)
How To Xbox Party Chat On Your Phone How To Xbox Party Chat On Your Phone
- December 15, 2017

Not being able to chat with your friends on the go, of course. Are you excited to access Party voice chat via your smartphone? According to the release notes, first spotted over on Reddit ( via Engadget ), the latest update to the beta app adds support for beta testing of party chat. (more...)
Redbox is Launching a New Streaming Service Redbox is Launching a New Streaming Service
- December 15, 2017

The company is returning to the digital streaming market. "This allows us to go a lot broader and deeper than the selections we're able to offer in the kiosk ". In 2012, Redbox teamed with Verizon to launch Redbox Instant by Verizon , a streaming video service built to take on other SVODs like Netflix . (more...)
LG Gram Laptop Refresh Unveiled, Claimed to Offer 'Full-Day Battery Life' LG Gram Laptop Refresh Unveiled, Claimed to Offer 'Full-Day Battery Life'
- December 15, 2017

Its compact body has now uses a "Nano Carbon Magnesium" metal alloy to improve its build quality and durability yet keep the laptop lightweight. With the new Gram laptops for 2018, LG is including 8th-generation Intel Core i5 and i7 processors and SSD storage, although we're not entirely sure how much of it you can get. (more...)
Google Maps Go App Launched on Google Play Store Google Maps Go App Launched on Google Play Store
- December 14, 2017

Now, Google has kept its promise, and launched the Google Maps Go app . This has been a big focus for the company this year, and it looks like we can expect to see a full suite of Google apps get the Go treatment. Google Maps Go will be made available exclusively on Android smartphones running Android 4.4 and higher. However, there is a way that you can try out Google Maps Go if if you are not running the Android Go operating system via something known as PWA or Progressive Web App. (more...)
OnePlus 5T Star Wars Limited Edition phone launched at Rs 38999 OnePlus 5T Star Wars Limited Edition phone launched at Rs 38999
- December 14, 2017

We reviewed the phone when it launched last month, and while it isn't radically different from its predecessor, it does have enough to keep OnePlus' flagship offerings relevant. The phone looks really nice to hold in hand and as OnePlus has done away with the metallic back in lieu of Sandstone White, the 5T feels lighter than the normal version. (more...)
Titan Quest Coming to PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch in 2018 Titan Quest Coming to PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch in 2018
- December 14, 2017

While it may seem slightly unusual to release an 11 year old PC game on consoles, the Anniversary Edition was released on Steam in August 2016 and apparently sold over 1.6 million copies within a month of release. And Titan Quest is one of the great action-RPGs. The Collector's Edition costs $119 for PS4 and Xbox One, while the PC version costs $110. Apart from a whole load of technical improvements, the downloadable content also came with new secrets and mysteries for players to uncover. (more...)
Google says 2017 was the year we asked: How? Google says 2017 was the year we asked: How?
- December 14, 2017

Lauer, who was recently accused of sexual harassment, comes in second on the top 10 list for overall most searched items on Google this year, reported Variety. The Las Vegas shooting that killed 58 and wounded hundreds more was fifth. Chicken breast recipes were the most searched recipes in the world, beating out ground beef recipes, and more people asked Google how to make slime than how to make solar eclipse glasses. (more...)
New Nokia Camera Update Hints At Nokia 9's Arrival New Nokia Camera Update Hints At Nokia 9's Arrival
- December 14, 2017

This news is reported by NokiaMob . Another possibility is the Nokia 5 in 2018 will come with dual camera sensors. At first, it was made available for Nokia 8 which later also received the stable update in November. If you own a Nokia 5 and interesting in beta testing Android Oreo, then head over to this Nokia. To recall, the company's flagship Nokia 8 phone this year did come with dual rear cameras, but the secondary camera was a monochrome lens. (more...)
Samsung Patents Reveals A Wraparound Display Smartphone Samsung Patents Reveals A Wraparound Display Smartphone
- December 14, 2017

We don't know how Samsung plans to utilize the display at the back. Imagine that note edge display extending to back from the side. Samsung pioneered the curved-screen smartphone nearly four years back (in 2013) with the world's first curved-screen smartphone the "Galaxy Round" - a variant of the Galaxy Note. (more...)
Reddit, Microsoft Partnership Creates Intelligent Tools, Serves Content In Bing Reddit, Microsoft Partnership Creates Intelligent Tools, Serves Content In Bing
- December 14, 2017

Starting first with the intelligent search features, users can soon expect Bing to aggregate across multiple reputable sources, rather than just one. The Microsoft and Reddit are announcing a partnership that they say has been two years in the making and will make it significantly easier to use Bing to search content on Reddit. (more...)
Samsung Notebook 9 2018 models include 2-in-1 Samsung Notebook 9 2018 models include 2-in-1 "Pen" version
- December 14, 2017

The first is Samsung's Notebook 9 Pen , and perhaps the most interesting of the trio. On the specs front, the Samsung Notebook 9 boasts of a 13.3-inch Samsung RealViewTouch FHD display . On the connectivity front, the 13-inch models support USB-C x 1, USB 3.0 X 2, HDMI X1, uSD, HP/Mic and DC-in, while the 15-inch models support Thunderbolt 3 x 1 (or USB type C), USB 3.0 x 2, USB 2.0 x 1, HDMI x 1, uSD x 1, HP/Mic x 1, DC-in. (more...)
Nintendo Switch hits 10m sales, putting it on par with the PS4 Nintendo Switch hits 10m sales, putting it on par with the PS4
- December 14, 2017

Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aimé took the stage at The Game Awards 2017 to debut the trailer of Bayonetta 3 , which will be available exclusively on the Nintendo Switch . Hitting that milestone marks a major comeback in the console market for Nintendo, after the Wii U proved to be a sales flop. Since the console's launch, it has been one of the most desired video game consoles in many years, with it being added to many people's wishlists. (more...)
IOS 11.2.1 released IOS 11.2.1 released
- December 14, 2017

The security bulletin that accompanied the updates reveals that HomeKit bug allowed a remote attacker to unexpectedly alter application state, and that the message handling issue was addressed with improved input validation. Additionally the iOS devices needs to have a minimum of 50 per cent charge for installing the new update, else a user will have to plug it in before the update gets installed. (more...)
Predator Stalks Ghost Recon: Wildlands Starting Tomorrow Predator Stalks Ghost Recon: Wildlands Starting Tomorrow
- December 14, 2017

Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands is a tactical shooter game set in an open world environment and played from a third-person perspective with an optional first person view for gun aiming. Nouredine Abboud, the senior producer at Ubisoft, spoke about their decision to introduce the Predator into Ghost Recon Wildlands and how they translated the tense atmosphere in the original movie into their game. (more...)
This may be Samsung Galaxy S9's 'biggest' feature This may be Samsung Galaxy S9's 'biggest' feature
- December 14, 2017

While under-display fingerprint sensors have mostly been prototypes until now, Synaptics seems to be quite optimistic regarding their tech. It's also said to be more secure with the SentryPoint technology . Yes, Biometrics functionality on a phone is taking a complete new place and now the phones would feature the Fingerprint Scanned underneath the display of the phone. (more...)
Google Assistant is coming to older Android phones and tablets Google Assistant is coming to older Android phones and tablets
- December 13, 2017

Google Assistant has only been available on smartphones. While most users can enjoy a simple long-press of the home button to activate the Google Assistant , this won't be the story for those on these older devices. I'm not ignoring the fact that Samsung, Huawei, and Lenovo continue to push out Android tablets, but the Android tablet market in general seems to be in an awkward position, seeing how Chromebooks have come as close as ever before to usurping Android tablets. (more...)