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Xiaomi Launches 'Desh Ka Smartphone' Redmi 5A; Price Starts From Rs 4999 Xiaomi Launches 'Desh Ka Smartphone' Redmi 5A; Price Starts From Rs 4999
- November 30, 2017

Elsewhere, the Redmi 5A houses the same dual graphite sheet - to save the phone from over-heating - which the company ships inside its premiere phones like the Mi A1 and also includes a power charger that can adapt to India's fluctuating power scenarios. (more...)
Lexus RX Goes 3-Row Lexus RX Goes 3-Row
- November 29, 2017

For comparison, the seven-seat variant can only hold 44.7 cubic feet (1,265 liters) of cargo behind its second row. The RX 350 L features a 290-horsepower 3.5-liter V-6 with a choice of front- or all-wheel drive. "Until now, the LX has been offered exclusively as a 3-row utility vehicle for seating up to eight, (but) some customers indicated they did not use the third row and expressed a preference for more interior cargo space", the brand says in a pre-L.A. (more...)
Super Mario Cereal with Amiibo Support on the Way Super Mario Cereal with Amiibo Support on the Way
- November 29, 2017

According to a leak published by the breakfast cereal insider blog Cerealously - yes that is actually a thing - it has found some interesting information, in addition to a leaked render of what the Kellogg's box might look like once it hit shelves. (more...)
Android's Andy Rubin Left Google After Inquiry Found Inappropriate Relationship Android's Andy Rubin Left Google After Inquiry Found Inappropriate Relationship
- November 29, 2017

According to The Information , Rubin exited the search giant after an investigation found that he maintained an unfitting relationship with a female employee on his team. Rubin's spokesperson Mike Sitrick has denied the connection and told The Information that any relationship that Rubin had while at Google was consensual. (more...)
Snapchat's Redesigned App Curates Content for Easier Access Snapchat's Redesigned App Curates Content for Easier Access
- November 29, 2017

By putting best friends first and dividing them from professional publishers, Snapchat hopes to conquer Instagram and revive its own growth with a big redesign that begins rolling out Friday. First you'll see new Snaps and text chats at the top, then Stories from your closest friends you watch and chat with the most, followed by the Stories from the rest of your acquaintances. (more...)
Blu Life One X2 Software Update Is Locking Users Out Of Handset Blu Life One X2 Software Update Is Locking Users Out Of Handset
- November 29, 2017

Updates aren't so great when they lock you out of your phone. There are multiple reports from people who have updated their handset that they are now unable to access the device. "We are now investigating and trying to fix the issue, we apologize for the inconvenience". Blu Products, the Miami-based company known for selling affordable Android phones in the United States (and not only), today released a software update that's angering a lot of users. (more...)
Uber reveals 2.7 million British users hit by data breach Uber reveals 2.7 million British users hit by data breach
- November 29, 2017

Washington law requires both affected consumers and the attorney general's office to be notified within 45 days of the breach. In a letter to Ferguson's office last week, an Uber attorney wrote that the company "now thinks it was wrong not to provide notice to affected users at the time". (more...)
Google's AI can spot shoulder surfers looking at your phone Google's AI can spot shoulder surfers looking at your phone
- November 29, 2017

As you can see in the clip above, when a person other than you is detected to be looking at your phone, the screen's contents are quickly hidden, and replaced with a view of what the front camera sees. Google engineers have developed an image recognition system that would help users guard their display when an unfamiliar face looks at it. According to the researchers, the system works in varying light conditions and with the peeker's head in different positions. (more...)
Bosnian Croat leader Slobodan Praljak takes 'poison' in UN war crimes court Bosnian Croat leader Slobodan Praljak takes 'poison' in UN war crimes court
- November 29, 2017

Praljak rejected the verdict against him over his role in the Bosnian war. Court proceedings into former Yugoslavian war crimes was suspended after a defendant drank from a small bottle and claimed he had poisoned himself. The 72-year-old Praljak was specifically charged with ordering the destruction of the iconic 16th-century Ottoman bridge in Mostar, which was rebuilt in 2004, years after the war ended. (more...)
Subaru Ascent crossover revealed | Big and not so bold Subaru Ascent crossover revealed | Big and not so bold
- November 29, 2017

The dogs exited the vehicle to greet Tom Doll , president and chief operating officer of Subaru of America and pose for photos. Subaru sales have advanced year over year for 71 straight months to new highs, even amid an increasingly challenging and plateauing US market. (more...)
Jaguar XE SV Project 8 Sets New Record Time At Nurburgring Jaguar XE SV Project 8 Sets New Record Time At Nurburgring
- November 29, 2017

Well, I guess this backs up Jaguar's seemingly over-the-top reference to the XE SV Project 8 as "the most extreme Jaguar ever". The company hasn't said who was driving the vehicle, but the time lops a hefty 11 seconds off the previous best by a production four-door saloon, mingling with some supercars and two-door coupes in the timesheets. (more...)
Have scientists finally debunked the Himalayan Yeti legend? Have scientists finally debunked the Himalayan Yeti legend?
- November 29, 2017

The samples included a tooth and some hair collected on the Tibetan Plateau in the late 1930s, as well as a sample of scat from Italian mountaineer Reinhold Messner's museum in the Tyrolean Alps, the magazine reported. Besides tracing the origins of the Yeti legend, Dr Lindqvist's work is uncovering information about the evolutionary history of Asian bears. Dr Lindqvist said: "Bears in this region are either vulnerable or critically endangered from a conservation perspective, but not much is ... (more...)
You Can Now 'Remix' Your Friend's Photos in Instagram Direct You Can Now 'Remix' Your Friend's Photos in Instagram Direct
- November 29, 2017

Users can now draw on their friends' photos and send them back. Now when you view a photo message from a friend in Direct, if you tap the camera icon at the bottom you capture a reply. In order to take advantage of this feature, you'll want to be updated to version 24 of the app on Android or iOS. Along with the editing feature, which Instagram is calling "remixing", Instagram has also given users the option of sending a photo or video that can be viewed just once or on loop. (more...)
Waymo marks a major self-driving milestone Waymo marks a major self-driving milestone
- November 29, 2017

While these have been on public roads, they've been restricted to cities in California's Bay Area and around Phoenix, Arizona, with some testing in Austin, Texas and Kirkland, Washington. Though full-on level five autonomy is still very much a challenge for the road ahead, the pace of development has quickened of late - meaning more cars on the streets and more miles being clocked. (more...)
NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) Shares Bought by Commerce Bank NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) Shares Bought by Commerce Bank
- November 29, 2017

Following the sale, the executive vice president now owns 601,367 shares of the company's stock, valued at $65,266,360.51. Inc. now owns 822 shares of the computer hardware maker's stock worth $119,000 after buying an additional 6 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
Bungie to Address Destiny 2 Issues Tomorrow Bungie to Address Destiny 2 Issues Tomorrow
- November 29, 2017

Bungie was initially scheduled to stage a Curse of Osiris stream tomorrow, with many players speculating that they would use this platform to elaborate upon what lay in store for Destiny 2 . Bungie will even allow them to join a clan and earn XP but they won't be able to advance their level passed 7. Also, the trial arrives just a week before Destiny 2's first expansion, Curse of the Osiris , releases on December 5. (more...)
2017's Only Supermoon Is Happening This Weekend. Here's How to See it 2017's Only Supermoon Is Happening This Weekend. Here's How to See it
- November 29, 2017

Saran Poshyachinda, the director of the National Astronomical Research Institute, said next month's phenomenon will occur when the moon's orbit is closest to the earth, and will be about 357,973 kilometres away. If you are one of those astronomy enthusiasts who live in Washington state, you may be able to see the supermoon pass over the star Aldebaran. The moon will still be super-sized when it becomes visible that evening and will officially reach its perigee at 3:45 a.m. (more...)
Windows 10 insiders to get Timelines & Sets features soon Windows 10 insiders to get Timelines & Sets features soon
- November 28, 2017

In a video Microsoft posted outlining Sets , it seems so natural that it makes you wonder why it hasn't always been in Windows. "We look forward to hearing your thoughts on this experience", says Terry Myerson, EVP for Windows and Devices at Microsoft. (more...)
Explore Volatility Factor for Clear Picture: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD)
- November 28, 2017

During the past 20 days, AMD has decreased -2.45% while the broad market has increased 0.98%. Quantbot Technologies LP raised its holdings in shares of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc . This nets out to an increase of 10.06 million shares and is a bullish sign for AMD . CI Investments Inc. now owns 7,322,893 shares of the semiconductor manufacturer's stock worth $93,367,000 after acquiring an additional 5,546,993 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
More details come to light on rumoured Devil May Cry 5 More details come to light on rumoured Devil May Cry 5
- November 28, 2017

The leak hints that there will be "some form of PlayStation exclusivity involved" due to Sony "paying for some of the funding". It's best nearly a decade since Devil May Cry 4 launched and though Capcom released a reboot of sorts with DmC: Devil May Cry in 2013, it just didn't feel the same. (more...)