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Google employee protest: Now 'Googlers are quitting' over Pentagon drone project Google employee protest: Now 'Googlers are quitting' over Pentagon drone project
- May 15, 2018

Once Google promoted an open culture that encouraged employees to challenge and debate product decisions. Earlier NV reported that more than 3 thousand employees of Google have signed an open letter to the leadership of the Corporation, demanding to refuse participation in the program of the Pentagon to the development of artificial intelligence for combat drones. (more...)
Watch the Honor 10 global launch event livestream here Watch the Honor 10 global launch event livestream here
- May 15, 2018

The e-tailer meanwhile is running a mega Big Shopping Days sale which again will last till May 16. Huawei also said the Honor 10 will be exclusively available from Flipkart , BGR reported. Honor MEA Vice President Chris Sun Baigong says "before 2016, most phones came in just three colours: black, white, and gold". The same colours are expected to come to India as well. (more...)
YouTube TV Gets The 'Voice Remote' Feature For Some Users YouTube TV Gets The 'Voice Remote' Feature For Some Users
- May 15, 2018

For example, you can use your voice to change channels, play a particular channel, perform forward and rewind operations as well as adjust volume. The feature is available only to those who are premium users and pay Dollars 40 per month for a YouTube TV streaming subscription. (more...)
Fortnite Infinity Gauntlet Mode Ends Tomorrow, But Will It Ever Return? Fortnite Infinity Gauntlet Mode Ends Tomorrow, But Will It Ever Return?
- May 15, 2018

Beefing you out to epic proportions and letting you slip into the threads of choice for the would-be God, it's a kinda' nifty look (though it also makes you stand out like a sore thumb). Eliminate opponents in Tilted Towards (HARD). If you have been following our articles you will know that there is a big event happening right now in Fortnite , the super popular Battle Royale shooter. (more...)
SpaceX's Falcon 9 'Block 5' Rocket Model Sends Comms Satellite Into Orbit SpaceX's Falcon 9 'Block 5' Rocket Model Sends Comms Satellite Into Orbit
- May 14, 2018

It then landed safely on the "Of Course I Still Love You" drone ship stationed in the Atlantic Ocean. SpaceNews reported that Musk intends for the company to perform two launches of the same Falcon 9 rocket within a day in 2019. As has become common for SpaceX , the Falcon 9's first stage will attempt to fly itself back to a landing on an offshore droneship after boosting Bangabandhu 1 out of the thick lower atmosphere. (more...)
Rumor: Star Fox Racing Spin-Off Coming to Nintendo Switch Rumor: Star Fox Racing Spin-Off Coming to Nintendo Switch
- May 14, 2018

What the heck is Retro Studios working on? The creators of Metroid Prime and Donkey Kong Country Returns are allegedly working on a new Switch racing game, to be unveiled at E3. A sequel, Donkey Kong Racing , was in development for the Gamecube but was eventually canceled due to Microsoft's acquisition of the studio. A Star Fox racer certainly isn't what I'd have chosen for Retro to work on next, but, that said, it sounds like this project is essentially a new F-Zero in disguise. (more...)
Best Evidence Yet For Water Plumes Erupting Off Europa Best Evidence Yet For Water Plumes Erupting Off Europa
- May 14, 2018

Checking for the presence of the water plumes on Europa, the Jupiter's icy moon, is, thus, of utmost significance and is getting closer to being a real thing because a United States science team managed to rebuild a 3D model of one of the plumes, basing themselves on the data collected by Galileo probe. (more...)
Xiaomi Redmi S2 To Launch In India On June 7th Xiaomi Redmi S2 To Launch In India On June 7th
- May 14, 2018

Manufacturers specify that the newcomer from Redmi family will be the "best selfie smartphone " ever. Coming to the Redmi S2 , this smartphone was launched in China last week at a starting price of Yuan 999, which is almost Rs 10,000. (more...)
Is there life in the multiverse? Is there life in the multiverse?
- May 14, 2018

Conducted by Durham University in the U.K.in collaboration with three Australian universities - the University of Sydney, the Western Sydney University, and the University of Western Australia - the research uncovered that increasing the amount of dark energy in our universe by as much as a few hundred times would only have a modest impact on star birth and planet formation. (more...)
Superhot JP Announced As An Alternate Take Inspired By Japan Superhot JP Announced As An Alternate Take Inspired By Japan
- May 14, 2018

In fact, the game's coolness is known as far as Japan, where it's getting a spinoff of sorts in the form of what's now being called " SUPERHOT JP ". Titled (for the time being) " SuperHot JP ", the game is set in the same universe and is meant to be "an alternate story campaign with a bunch of new levels and some cool new gameplay" but not a sequel. (more...)
Facebook Suspends 200 Apps In Data Misuse Investigation Facebook Suspends 200 Apps In Data Misuse Investigation
- May 14, 2018

Facebook had separated its investigation process into two phases: first, a comprehensive review of apps that had access to large amounts of user data, and then, interviews with the organizations behind the identified apps to determine what data it accessed and possible audits of the company connected to the app. (more...)
Android Oreo begins rolling out to the Huawei Mate SE Android Oreo begins rolling out to the Huawei Mate SE
- May 14, 2018

The new update brings EMUI 8 .0 based on Android 8 .0 Oreo build. However, for $30 more, those who go for the Huawei Mate SE get 4GB RAM instead of just 3GB, and no less than 64GB internal memory versus only 32GB. But also, other unique customized features and UI enhancements that are exclusive for Huawei/Honor devices. The update tots in a new floating navigation dock, an updated settings menu and phone manager, a new recycle bin in gallery, "seamless LinkedIn integration", the ability ... (more...)
Apple faces lawsuit over MacBooks with faulty butterfly keyboards Apple faces lawsuit over MacBooks with faulty butterfly keyboards
- May 14, 2018

According to the original filing, "Apple's butterfly keyboard and MacBook are produced and assembled in such a way that when minimal amounts of dust or debris accumulate under or around a key, keystrokes fail to register". Apple came up with a second-generation design, which it used on the refreshed MacBook and, in 2016, on the MacBook Pro . Later, the Cupertino giant advertised this butterfly keyboard as being more responsive and comfortable than its previous iteration. (more...)
BMW reportedly looking to launch M4 Gran Coupe BMW reportedly looking to launch M4 Gran Coupe
- May 14, 2018

The last time BMW competed at Le Mans was in 2011, when its M3 GT race vehicle finished third in class. On the eve of the legendary long-distance race at Le Mans, France, BMW will open a new chapter in the brand's fascinating sports auto history. (more...)
What is PGP encryption? How to protect against the PGP vulnerability What is PGP encryption? How to protect against the PGP vulnerability
- May 14, 2018

He said the vulnerabilities "might reveal the plaintext of encrypted emails, including encrypted emails sent in the past" and that there are no current fixes available. The new e-mail would embed portions of the cipertext in places that often aren't displayed by Thunderbird , Mail , Outlook , and more than two-dozen other e-mail programs. (more...)
Overwatch Anniversary Event Leak Reveals Start Date and New Skin Overwatch Anniversary Event Leak Reveals Start Date and New Skin
- May 14, 2018

Blizzard Entertainment announced plans today to celebrate Overwatch's second anniversary , which starts May 22 and ends June 1. A video showing the anniversary announcement was uploaded on Reddit but was immediately removed. As to what players might be able to expect from the second anniversary event, based on the trailer it looks like new skins will be part of it. Any players who grab the 50 Loot Box Bundle will get one bonus Legendary Anniversary Loot Box as well, all of ... (more...)
Huawei expected to launch Huawei Watch 2 water-resistant Wear OS smartwatch Huawei expected to launch Huawei Watch 2 water-resistant Wear OS smartwatch
- May 14, 2018

If that sounds familiar, it probably should since those are the exact specs that made up the original model. A well known tipster, he comes with an excellent track record when it comes to predicting these sorts of things. The watch will be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 2100 chipset with 4 GB internal storage and 768 MB RAM. The watch has a 360 degree circular OLED display with a 1.2-inch screen offering a 390 x 390 pixel resolution. (more...)
IPhone SE 2 may come out in September with Face ID IPhone SE 2 may come out in September with Face ID
- May 14, 2018

Some recent reports suggest that the phone could hit the market by early late May or early June. The launch of iPhone SE 2 could most likely coincide with the launch of iPhone X Plus . If your iPhone SE is due an upgrade there could be some good news coming your way soon. Apple is also testing three types of prototype glass screens for the same. (more...)
Realme 1 Complete Specifications Leaked ahead of Launch Realme 1 Complete Specifications Leaked ahead of Launch
- May 14, 2018

It is said to come with a massive 6.1-inch full HD+ (2160x1080p) LCD display with 403 ppi (pixels per inch) and 18:9 aspect ratio. These scores are only slightly behind what the Snapdragon 660-powered Nokia 7 Plus manages in the same benchmark and higher than the scores typically achieved by Xiaomi's Redmi Note 5 Pro . (more...)
Samsung Galaxy J4, J6 budget phones specs and pricing leaked
- May 14, 2018

Separately, the model number SM-G8850 has also surfaced on benchmark site AnTuTu that confirms most of the specifications of the Galaxy A8 Star smartphone. It will come with a fingerprint scanner and will be available in two colour variants - Black and Blue. The Galaxy J6 is said to come in 32GB and 64GB of storage options that both will be expandable via a microSD card. (more...)
Watch Apple CEO Tim Cook Deliver the 2018 Duke Commencement Address Watch Apple CEO Tim Cook Deliver the 2018 Duke Commencement Address
- May 14, 2018

Despite the many big issues of the day, including rising political division, he said that technology still makes the present day "the best time in history to be alive" - striking an optimistic tone for graduating students in North Carolina. (more...)
Mercedes-AMG reveals 2019 GT S Roadster Mercedes-AMG reveals 2019 GT S Roadster
- May 14, 2018

Says Mercedes-AMG Chairman Tobias Moers: "With the AMG GT S Roadster, our AMG GT family has gained another exceptionally sporty member that combines high driving dynamics with an emotional open-air experience". The seats also feature Mercedes' Airscarf neck heating system , which allows you to put the top down on a cool day to enjoy the open air without freezing. (more...)
Huge discovery about Lost asteroid stuns scientists Huge discovery about Lost asteroid stuns scientists
- May 14, 2018

As EarthSky notes , 2010 WC9 come to the Earth very close: the distance of 0.53 distance from our planet to the moon . The planet, which will fly past the Earth at 28,000 miles each hr, will certainly determine from 60 meters to 130 meters, which could make it longer compared to football areas that go for 110 meters. (more...)
IPhone explodes inside fix shop IPhone explodes inside fix shop
- May 14, 2018

In January, an iPhone exploded in an Apple Store, and everyone had to be evacuated. Back in late 2016, a rash of iPhone 6 fires in China were blamed on external damage to the devices. He is completely caught off guard when the iPhone erupts. The owner of another store told KTVN that it's possible an overheated battery can expand and eventually blow up inside a phone, but 'it takes a lot'. (more...)
NASA to Send Helicopter to Mars NASA to Send Helicopter to Mars
- May 14, 2018

The next vehicle that NASA is sending to Mars is going to be an autonomous helicopter of sorts, where the United States space agency will bundle in an autonomous helicopter into the Mars 2020 rover in order to test airborne vehicles on Mars. (more...)