IT&Software


InFocus unveils Vision 3, India's coolest full screen smartphone InFocus unveils Vision 3, India's coolest full screen smartphone
- December 19, 2017

Infocus Vision 3 bears a 5.7-inch HD+ FullView Display with a screen resolution of 1440 x 720 pixels and it is powered by a 1.30GHz MediaTek MT6735 quad-core processor . " Vision 3 " also sports 13 MP auto zooming (AZ) lens and 5 MP 120-degree wide-angle lens at the rear. The front camera is an 8-Megapixel sensor. (more...)
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (VRX) Increases Again; Strong Momentum for Buyers Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (VRX) Increases Again; Strong Momentum for Buyers
- December 19, 2017

Legal & General Group Plc now owns 1,435,670 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company's stock worth $23,895,000 after purchasing an additional 121,032 shares in the last quarter. Nomura downgraded the stock to "Neutral" rating in Wednesday, March 16 report. (NYSE: VRX ) has an average volume of 16.04 Million. (NYSE: VRX ) or 432,336 shares. (more...)
Slow Fingerprint Unlocking In Pixel 2 XL After Oreo Update, Reports Users Slow Fingerprint Unlocking In Pixel 2 XL After Oreo Update, Reports Users
- December 19, 2017

According to a report by xda-developers , the existence of the "Hey Google " command was first spotted in the APK of the Google app, on the Pixel 2 . Sometimes the brand goes out of the path like the same was happened in the case of Google Voice Assistant. It took quite a while from Google to come up with this wakeup command in the Google Assistant . (more...)
Active Stocks in Review: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT), CSX Corp. (CSX)
- December 19, 2017

About 3.65 million shares traded. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) continues to be a formidable company. It has outperformed by 17.82% the S&P500. (NYSE:PEP) or 27,654 shares. Harvey Inv Company Lc holds 0.26% or 18,441 shares in its portfolio. Rock Springs Cap Mgmt Limited Partnership reported 463,000 shares. (more...)
Take Two Reveals Indie Branch, Publishing Obsidian's New RPG Take Two Reveals Indie Branch, Publishing Obsidian's New RPG
- December 19, 2017

For those unfamiliar with Obsidian , they are the developers behind titles like Fallout: New Vegas , Neverwinter Nights 2 and its expansions, Pillars of Eternity 1 & 2, and also South Park: The Stick of Truth. However, some fans voiced concern that Obsidian's association with Private Division would lead to pressure from Take-Two to implement GTA Online or NBA 2K18-style microtransactions in their game. (more...)
Consensual bashing: Tavis Smiley at war with PBS over sex claims Consensual bashing: Tavis Smiley at war with PBS over sex claims
- December 19, 2017

While Smiley contends his innocence, PBS said in their statement, "uncovered multiple, credible allegations of conduct that is inconsistent with the values and standards of PBS". "I've never sent lewd messages to anyone". I hear that point of view and I respect it but there are other points of view on this, ' said Smiley. PBS suspended the distribution of his eponymous talk show earlier this month after an investigation, noting "multiple, credible allegations", the network confirmed to ... (more...)
Breaking Down the Chart for Energy Transfer Equity, LP (ETE)
- December 19, 2017

Soroban Capital Partners Lp who had been investing in Energy Transfer Equity LP (Call) for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $18.13 billion market cap company. Principal Group Incorporated Incorporated invested in 228,038 shares. Cox Christopher K had sold 16,000 shares worth $2.73 million. Burns J W Communication Ny, New York-based fund reported 3,626 shares. (more...)
Veterans Remembered With Wreath Ceremony Veterans Remembered With Wreath Ceremony
- December 19, 2017

By 2014, Wreaths Across America and its national network of volunteers laid more than 700,000 memorial wreaths at 1,000 locations in the United States and beyond, including ceremonies at the Pearl Harbor Memorial, Bunker Hill, Valley Forge and the sites of the September 11 tragedies. (more...)
Dragon Ball FighterZ Open Beta Starts in January 2018 Dragon Ball FighterZ Open Beta Starts in January 2018
- December 18, 2017

We also got a few new details from Bandai Namco about the Shenron System, as when players manage to meet the combo requirements, Dragon Balls will appear during the fight, and when all seven of these are collected, Shenron will offer a wish from four options to help with the battle. (more...)
RIP Project Tango: Google ending support, focusing on ARCore RIP Project Tango: Google ending support, focusing on ARCore
- December 18, 2017

Google ARCore was rolled out in August, and the first consumer application was seen recently when the company released AR stickers themed around movie series Star Wars and Netflix-produced TV show Stranger Things. "We look forward to continuing the journey with you on ARCore", it added. This allows ARCore functionality to run on popular phones like the Galaxy S8 and Pixel that don't have insane multi-camera IR setups on them. (more...)
Project Tango To Shut Down; Tech Giant To Focus Efforts on ARCore Project Tango To Shut Down; Tech Giant To Focus Efforts on ARCore
- December 18, 2017

The post briefly explains that support for Tango will end on March 1, 2018, while thanking developers for supporting the project over the past three years. Introduced in August a year ago; ARCore comes with the tools that make AR apps for mobiles using the Android operating system. Although the news just came out only months after Google announced ARCore, it seems like the company has more confidence in their new platform and finds it more viable. (more...)
Twitter suspends far-right British figure retweeted by Trump Twitter suspends far-right British figure retweeted by Trump
- December 18, 2017

As part of its updated Twitter Rules, the company said it wouldn't tolerate accounts that post "specific threats of violence or wishing for serious physical harm, death, or disease to an individual or group of people". " Donald Trump himself has retweeted these videos and has around 44 million followers!" she tweeted . "Hateful images or symbols" are also prohibited in user profiles or biographies. (more...)
Wike reacts to $1 billion ECA Withdrawal, reveals What he knows Wike reacts to $1 billion ECA Withdrawal, reveals What he knows
- December 18, 2017

Wike urged the Federal Government to release the derivation component of the Excess Crude to the oil producing states of the Niger Delta. Weapons procurement for the fight against Boko Haram has been marred by a massive corruption scandal in a country where graft is widespread. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S9 appears in new leaked renders Samsung Galaxy S9 appears in new leaked renders
- December 18, 2017

While the Samsung Galaxy S8 proved to be a success, the internet is now looking forward to the Samsung Galaxy S9 . What do you think of the Galaxy A8 series for 2018? The smartphone is expected to feature a 5.5-inch display while the Plus variant will sport a 6-inch display size. (more...)
Xiaomi Rolled Out Mi A1 Special Edition Red Colour Variant In India Xiaomi Rolled Out Mi A1 Special Edition Red Colour Variant In India
- December 18, 2017

The red color variant offers an excellent new vibrant Red shade, but the specs and feature remain the same as the traditional model of Xiaomi Mi A1 . The smartphone sports a 5.5-inch Full HD LCD display, which is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. It is powered by Snapdragon 625 and a 3,080 mAh battery. (more...)
U.S. blaming Pakistan for failures in Afghanistan: Janjua
- December 18, 2017

Addressing a ceremony in Islamabad on Monday, Janjua said U.S.is blaming Pakistan for its failures in Afghanistan while Taliban continue to gain footholds in the war-torn country. Janjua questioned whether nuclear-armed India and Pakistan should remain enemies forever. "Peace in Afghanistan remains our top priority", he said. (more...)
Google Will Now Allow You To Mute AutoPlay Videos On Websites Google Will Now Allow You To Mute AutoPlay Videos On Websites
- December 18, 2017

Besides releasing Google Chrome 63 .0.3239.86, the search giant is also rolling out an updated beta version of the same OS. Most of us find it annoying when we use Chrome . When a redirect attempt occurs, users will remain on their current page with an infobar popping up to detail the block. To enable this feature, click on the green lock or info section to the left of the URL. (more...)
Google to take action against websites spreading fake news Google to take action against websites spreading fake news
- December 18, 2017

Google has a new rule for its news search results publications. In a ideal world, people would only get their news from reputable sources, but as we all know too well, social media - especially Facebook - has made it challenging for even the sharpest readers to distinguish between what's real and what's false. (more...)
Custom duty hike forces Apple to increase iPhone prices in India Custom duty hike forces Apple to increase iPhone prices in India
- December 18, 2017

Well, that is just what has happened. The decision of Indian government of levying taxes on electronic products has led to the increase in the prices of many smartphones. As for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus it will be available at Rs. 50,810 and Rs. 61,060 respectively. iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus are starting at Rs. (more...)
What is Looking Glass. : firefox What is Looking Glass. : firefox
- December 18, 2017

According to Mozilla's documentation , the plug-in was designed as a "shared experience to further your immersion into the Mr Robot universe", developed as a collaboration between Mozilla and the Mr. "I'm glad that Mozilla is so serious about the principles of security and privacy and knowing what information I'm sharing online", one user joked , "that they installed telemetry and didn't tell me about it". (more...)
You Can Now Officially Snooze Your Facebook Friends
- December 18, 2017

Crucially, the people you snooze never know about it. The people, Pages, and groups you snooze will not be notified. With the new Snooze button, the user will not have to unfollow or unfriend a person permanently, rather they can stop seeing the post of a particular annoying friend for a short interval of time. (more...)
Hennessy Advisors Inc. Sells 3660 Shares of International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)
- December 18, 2017

The stock decreased 0.97% or $1.5 during the last trading session, reaching $152.5. About 11.28 million shares traded or 138.66% up from the average. Tigress Financial reissued a "buy" rating on shares of International Business Machines in a research note on Friday, December 1st. (more...)
Xiaomi In Talks With US Carriers For Smartphone Sales
- December 17, 2017

Interestingly, Huawei is not just talking to AT&T , but it also wants its phones on Verizon. It is not just Huawei that wants to enter the USA; the latest report amongst people close to this information claim that even Xiaomi is negotiating agreements with carriers in a bid to enter this market. (more...)
#PMBAt75: Gov. Amosun presents giant birthday card to Buhari #PMBAt75: Gov. Amosun presents giant birthday card to Buhari
- December 17, 2017

It was, however, gathered that the president's family, led by his wife, Aishat and some presidential aides led by the president's Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, had planned a low-key birthday celebration for the president where they would present birthday cards to him. (more...)
Every Xbox One X Purchase Gets A Free PUBG Copy Every Xbox One X Purchase Gets A Free PUBG Copy
- December 17, 2017

You start with limited supplies, forcing you to scrounge for "armor, weapons and health kits". The best game of 2017, " PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds ", just arrived on Xbox One. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds continues its dominance in gaming with this past week's launch on XBox One. Of note: You don't get a free copy of " PUBG " with a standard Xbox One, or an Xbox One S model - only the new, $500, very powerful Xbox One X console. (more...)