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Amazon brings Echo speakers and Music Unlimited to 28 new countries Amazon brings Echo speakers and Music Unlimited to 28 new countries
- December 10, 2017

And, we personally don't prefer Google's Play Music either for myriad reasons. Google Play Music launched in 2011, and YouTube Red video just previous year, but this would be YouTube's first real attempt at their own music streaming subscription service since 2014's YouTube Music Key (which would turn into YouTube Red). (more...)
Nifty posts biggest weekly gain in six Nifty posts biggest weekly gain in six
- December 10, 2017

The index had lost 205 points on Thursday following the Reserve Bank of India's action on monetary policy where the central bank stayed pat on rate, keeping it unchanged at 6%, and raised the inflation forecast for the remainder of the financial year 2017-18. (more...)
Hudson, Foxx urge concealed-carry passage Hudson, Foxx urge concealed-carry passage
- December 09, 2017

FACT: The bill incentivizes states to transmit the records of individuals who, under current law, are already prohibited from possessing a firearm. Twelve states do not require permits, which means residents of those states could be allowed to carry a concealed weapon in NY without ever having a background check or meeting any other safety requirements. (more...)
Apple reportedly set to acquire Shazam for $400 million
- December 09, 2017

According to a report by TechCrunch , sources say the deal could be signed as early as this week, with an official announcement planned for Monday. That valuation may come as a blow to some Shazam investors, who include Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim and venture capital firms Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Institutional Venture Partners and DN Capital Ltd. (more...)
Citigroup Boosts lululemon athletica (LULU) Price Target to $78.00 Citigroup Boosts lululemon athletica (LULU) Price Target to $78.00
- December 08, 2017

However, 9.50% over the last one month, 10.38% for the last quarter and year to date performance stands at 4.11%. Deutsche Bank maintained the shares of LULU in report on Thursday, December 10 with "Hold" rating. But Chief Executive Officer Laurent Potdevin has been working to keep the company growing by adding new products and entering overseas markets. The Company operates through two segments: Company-operated stores and Direct to consumer. (more...)
2 arrested in shooting outside Graham-Kapowsin High School 2 arrested in shooting outside Graham-Kapowsin High School
- December 07, 2017

One student was found near the school's football field, the other in a locker room, according to the local Sheriff's office. The victims were taken to hospitals for medical treatment. Authorities believe the shooting took place off campus and students ran back to the high school after being shot at. "Pretty scary. You never think it's going to happen at the school your children go to, and then you get a text from your child that says there's a shooting at the school, we're locked down", ... (more...)
Honor 7x vs. Honor 6x vs. Honor 9i - How do they differ? Honor 7x vs. Honor 6x vs. Honor 9i - How do they differ?
- December 06, 2017

Honor View 10 is equipped with a high-definition 16MP + 20MP dual-lens camera with F/1.8 wide aperture and 2-in-1 PDAF automatic focusing, enabling users to take professional photos. The View10 features a fingerprint sensor integrated into the home button in the front, but also offers a face unlock feature. The Honor V10 will be making its way to India soon for a yet unspecified price. (more...)
Google Is Clamping Down On App Data Collection Google Is Clamping Down On App Data Collection
- December 05, 2017

From February next year, Android apps that handle personal data such as phone numbers and email addresses, as well as device data, will be required to prompt users for permission to collect the information. Any app that collects personal data will be subject to the new rules. "For example, during analytics and crash reporting, the list of installed packages unrelated to the app may not be transmitted from the device without prominent disclosure and affirmative consent", Google explains. (more...)
Skywatchers: See full supermoon on December 3 Skywatchers: See full supermoon on December 3
- December 03, 2017

By some measures, Sunday night's full moon is the only supermoon of 2017 . "This is because the moon revolves round the Earth in an elliptical orbit". "The supermoons are a great opportunity for people to start looking at the moon", said Noah Petro, a research scientist from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center. (more...)
Micromax Launches Affordable Smartphone Bharat 5; Will Compete With Redmi 5A Micromax Launches Affordable Smartphone Bharat 5; Will Compete With Redmi 5A
- December 02, 2017

It sports a 5.2 inch HD display and... The Micromax Bharat 5 includes an internal storage of 16GB which can be further expanded up to 64GB via microSD card. While the Nokia 2 is available at all major retail stores across India , the Moto C Plus is a Flipkart exclusive phone. That aside, the Indian firm had also announced ultra-budget 4G feature phone in the form of the Bharat 1 . (more...)
Get ready for your only chance this year to see a supermoon Get ready for your only chance this year to see a supermoon
- December 01, 2017

In most of the northern hemisphere, the December Supermoon will be dubbed a "Full Cold Moon" due to the season we're in. "This is when, weather permitting, it will appear at its clearest and brightest". A supermoon can only occur at perigee-syzygy, when the moon is full and at perigee simultaneously. The Virtual Telescope project will also provide a livestream of the supermoon's rise over Rome's legendary skyline on December 3, starting at 4 p.m. (more...)
This MacOS High Sierra Bug Lets Anyone Login Into A Mac This MacOS High Sierra Bug Lets Anyone Login Into A Mac
- November 30, 2017

The security update - which Apple advises should be installed "as soon as possible" - is being pushed out via the Mac App Store. Taking advantage of the bug from there requires the user to click "other" and then enter the same " root " username with no password. (more...)
Uber Hit With First State Lawsuit for Keeping Data Breach Secret Uber Hit With First State Lawsuit for Keeping Data Breach Secret
- November 30, 2017

Under Washington's revised data breach law, businesses are required to notify consumers within 45 days if their personal information was accessed by an unauthorized person. The lawsuit seeks civil penalties in the millions of dollars. "Uber users should continue to be vigilant and follow the advice from the NCSC, which can be found on its website". (more...)
Microsoft to rebuild its Redmond campus, making room for 8000 additional jobs Microsoft to rebuild its Redmond campus, making room for 8000 additional jobs
- November 30, 2017

Well, that's all about to end. Microsoft says that the new campus will be more open and less formal. The focus appears to be on friendly above-ground work and play space. Already, 42 percent of Microsoft's employees get to work by means other than a single-occupant vehicle-but that means something like 27,300 employees are gripping the wheel in the region's worsening traffic each day. (more...)
Cybersecurity Experts trick iPhone X Face ID Technology with 3D Printed Mask Cybersecurity Experts trick iPhone X Face ID Technology with 3D Printed Mask
- November 29, 2017

This means that Face ID must detect that the user is looking at the camera in order for the iPhone X to be unlocked. The video also did not showcase the original Face ID enrollment process - Bkav could have easily registered the mask as the original user. (more...)
HTC U11 finally tastes Android Oreo's sweetness HTC U11 finally tastes Android Oreo's sweetness
- November 28, 2017

HTC's Vice President of Product Management Mo Versi announced the news via his Twitter handle in the midst of Thanksgiving. The update will be rolled out over-the-air (OTA) and should eventually reach all devices. The HTC U11 offers a 5.5-inch display, Snapdragon 835 chipset, 6GB of RAM, Adreno 540 GPU, 12MP rear camera, 16MP front-facing camera, runs Android Oreo , and a 3000mAh battery. (more...)
OnePlus 5T early access sale to begin on November 24 OnePlus 5T early access sale to begin on November 24
- November 24, 2017

To recall, the smartphone had been unveiled last week, and India was among the few countries to be part of the first early access sale. The OnePlus 5T is the company's most competitive mobile handset to date, offering the latest hardware and software updates inspired by the OnePlus community. (more...)
OnePlus 5T to go on sale tomorrow OnePlus 5T to go on sale tomorrow
- November 21, 2017

Being the last firmware update, Android 8.0 Oreo is pretty exciting and advanced for the new users. The company has now started rolling out the stable OxygenOS 5.0 update, based on Android 8.0 Oreo. The device comes with the built-in Parallel app for having two WhatsApp or WeChat on the same device. Another welcomed feature of the Android Oreo update for the OnePlus 3 and 3T is the "Picture-in-Picture" mode that is part and parcel of the Android Oreo (8.0) update. (more...)
Expect double the earthquakes in 2018, say researchers Expect double the earthquakes in 2018, say researchers
- November 21, 2017

To start, the research team of geologists analyzed every quake to occur since 1900 at a magnitude above 7.0. During their study, they found out five periods when considerably higher numbers of massive earthquakes were triggered compared to other times. (more...)
Having a pet dog can lower heart disease risk Having a pet dog can lower heart disease risk
- November 18, 2017

A dog can decrease the risk of death by 33 percent and the risk of cardiovascular-related death by 36 percent for people who live alone versus singles without a pet. The effect also varies across different breed groups, according to the study's findings, with owners of larger, more active breeds drawing the most health benefits from their canine pals. (more...)

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