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Apple capping new iPhones' wireless charging to 7.5W Apple capping new iPhones' wireless charging to 7.5W
- August 28, 2017

It is also set to come with facial recognition technology for unlocking and other smart features, expanding upon the fingerprint sensors that came before it. Apple is expected to offer the iPhone 8 in black, silver, and gold ( copper? ) colors and 64GB, 256GB, and 512GB storage capacities, all with 3G of RAM. (more...)
Google Pixel 2 XL to sport nearly bezel-less display Google Pixel 2 XL to sport nearly bezel-less display
- August 28, 2017

Both smartphones will run the purest form of the recently launched Android 8.0 Oreo. The report further mentions that both the smartphones will skip the traditional 3.5mm headphone jack in favour of a USB Type-C port. The image showed a dual camera setup on the rear panel. The handset is also anticipated to arrive with a wireless charging technology. But LG has such experience, because it has the flagship G6 and soon to be the new V30, and it has entrusted the development of a Google Pixel ... (more...)
4K Apple TV Launching Along With iPhone 8, Apple Watch 3 4K Apple TV Launching Along With iPhone 8, Apple Watch 3
- August 28, 2017

HDR, or High Dynamic Range, offers brighter and richer colors. The Tim Cook said, "Later this year you will hear the much more about the tvOS". The new version of Apple TV with 4K will obviously enough come with the capacity for 4K UHD streaming and will also come with numerous same features already found in the existing Apple TV set-top device. (more...)
Google launches website to educate value of using certified Android device Google launches website to educate value of using certified Android device
- August 28, 2017

Android 8.0 Oreo adds new defenses against common malicious app tricks by eliminating the previous "allow unknown sources" setting in favor of a new permission to "install unknown apps". Google says that it scans more than 50 billion apps every day, and the new feature will detect and remove apps that might be harmful. None of them performed flawlessly; all of them saved data from local app data but none from Google apps. (more...)
Sarahah Quietly Uploads Your Address Book Sarahah Quietly Uploads Your Address Book
- August 28, 2017

Sarahah app is uploading your entire contacts book to their server and this is not good news for privacy. Even if the app was to receive honest feedback from friends, people used it to abuse and bully other people. But it's something that apps really shouldn't do unless users are getting something out of it. Once launched, the app reportedly harvests all phone numbers and email addresses stored on users' phone contacts, without making any disclosure on the data collection . (more...)
WhatsApp verified business accounts are coming soon WhatsApp verified business accounts are coming soon
- August 28, 2017

WhatsApp has not formally confirmed the service, but a FAQ regarding it , directed at consumers, has now popped up on WhatsApp's website. This would appear as a green tick mark beside the profile. If you already have a business's phone number saved in your address book, the name you will see is the name you have saved in your address book. In upcoming Whatsapp updates, the app will feature a specific area to add basic business information and business info. (more...)
UN Secretary-General António Guterres lands in Israel UN Secretary-General António Guterres lands in Israel
- August 28, 2017

The Secretary-General will also visit Israeli communities located near the Gaza Strip, which have often been on the receiving end of a number of rocket attacks from terrorist groups in Gaza. The two-state solution envisions an independent Palestinian state alongside Israel and has been the focus of worldwide diplomacy. "Welcome to Israel", Israeli Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon told Guterres. (more...)
Xiaomi to launch first dual phone in India Xiaomi to launch first dual phone in India
- August 28, 2017

The Mi A1 is said to be part of Google's Android One project. It is highly anticipated that the latest device would be Mi 5X, which was recently launched in China. After launching the Redmi Note 5A in the Chinese market last week, Beijing-based electronics company Xiaomi is all to launch its next "flagship dual camera " smartphone, called the " Xiaomi Mi 5X" in the Indian tech market pretty soon. (more...)
India's new chief justice sworn in India's new chief justice sworn in
- August 28, 2017

He is scheduled to retire on October 2, 2018. Misra, who practiced constitutional, civil, criminal, revenue, service and sales tax matters at the Orissa High Court and Service Tribunal was enrolled as advocate in February 1977. His bench also mandated playing of national anthem before movie screening. In 2009, he became the chief justice of the Patna High Court before moving to head Delhi HC in 2010. (more...)
Yakuza Studio announces Fist of the North Star game for PS4 Yakuza Studio announces Fist of the North Star game for PS4
- August 28, 2017

In addition to that title, the studio is moving ahead with Yakuza Kiwami 2, which will reenvision Yakuza 2 within Yakuza 6′s Dragon Engine, while implementing a new scenario that gives players a chance to control fan favourite character Majima Goro. (more...)
Street Fighter 5's newest character is Menat Street Fighter 5's newest character is Menat
- August 28, 2017

Capcom has officially announced that the newest addition is going to be the Menat , The Eyes of the Future. Several fans had speculated that it would, indeed, be Menat , also known as the Fortune Teller, as the Twitter announcement of the teaser featured a crystal ball. (more...)
Apple Watch May Get Updated With New Workouts Apple Watch May Get Updated With New Workouts
- August 28, 2017

Google has promised to consistently improve what Assistant can do, however, and more recently, it promised new integrations are coming. Earlier in the year, Google had announced the introduction of Assistant for the iOS consumer base, at its Google I/O annual developer conference, in addition to launching the same for the user base in the USA. (more...)
New chairman Nilekani promises cleanup at Infosys New chairman Nilekani promises cleanup at Infosys
- August 28, 2017

Two other independent directors, Jeffery S. Lehman and John Etchemendy, also quit the Infosys board with immediate effect. Vishal Sikka , the first CEO of Infosys drawn from outside its founders, resigned last week blaming Murthy for creating an "untenable atmosphere", sparking a sell-off and wiping billions of dollars off Infosys's market value. (more...)
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Tops Steam Peak Player Charts PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Tops Steam Peak Player Charts
- August 28, 2017

PlayerUnknown himself, Brendan Greene, announced on Twitter that PUBG had surpassed Dota 2's player count with 877,844 players compared to 842,919 today, making it the #1 game on Steam now. The game has now sold more than eight million copies which is quite something. Now it was revealed that player numbers skyrocketed upwards of 800,000 to pass CS:GO's long held all-time peak player count and Dota 2's peak players today. (more...)
PC Version Of Final Fantasy XV Will Allow Nude Mods PC Version Of Final Fantasy XV Will Allow Nude Mods
- August 27, 2017

According to Tabata, with the help of the Korean House, it was possible to make the PC version of the role-playing game in "the best it can be", using all the technologies of the GameWorks suite. Finally, according to the exponent of Square Enix , the real selling point of Final Fantasy XV is its attractive and engaging setting, and then bringing it back to PC with a more elaborate and curated graphic design was of paramount importance. (more...)
COAS urges trust-based Pak-Afghan response to terrorism COAS urges trust-based Pak-Afghan response to terrorism
- August 27, 2017

The foreign minister of Pakistan Khawajah Asif is expected to visit China, Russia, and Turkey after the United States adopted a tough stance against Islamabad in its latest strategy for Afghanistan and South Asia. Beijing is investing around $50 billion in Pakistan as part of a plan unveiled in 2015 to link its far-western Xinjiang region to the Pakistani port of Gwadar in Balochistan province. (more...)
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) Given Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) Given "Outperform" Rating at Wells Fargo & Company
- August 27, 2017

Ls Invest Advsr Ltd Company holds 0.04% or 52,078 shares. (NASDAQ: AMD ) has risen 202.65% since August 25, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 185.95% the S&P500. The legal version of this news story can be viewed at https://stocknewstimes.com/2017/08/26/darla-m-smith-sells-22175-shares-of-advanced-micro-devices-inc-amd-stock.html. (more...)
Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE) Stake Increased by Korea Investment CORP Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE) Stake Increased by Korea Investment CORP
- August 27, 2017

On Friday, October 9 the stock rating was downgraded by Baader Wertpapierhandelsbank to "Sell". RBC Capital Markets maintained it with "Outperform" rating and $104 target in Friday, March 18 report. Jennison Ltd holds 1.5% or 13.04M shares. 253,960 were reported by Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft Mbh. Blackrock Institutional Trust Na holds 0.22% or 14.16M shares in its portfolio. (more...)
Google Pixel 2 to be unveiled in October this year Google Pixel 2 to be unveiled in October this year
- August 27, 2017

The first Pixel phones were launched on October 4 a year ago, falling well in line with Google's release schedule. The Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones have received some decent discounts making these phones more affordable than they used to be. (more...)
Street named after Cersei Lannister gets renamed, because people were offended Street named after Cersei Lannister gets renamed, because people were offended
- August 27, 2017

Smith said he had altered the spelling of the name from "Lannister" to "Lannaster" to make the tribute less obvious, and that he had chosen the moniker for the road - which is set to feature a shopping strip - as something classy and easy to remember. (more...)