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Snap a selfie as Pikachu with Snapchat's latest limited-time filter Snap a selfie as Pikachu with Snapchat's latest limited-time filter
- August 14, 2017

The Pikachu filter is a pretty flawless tie-in for Snapchat , which aims at a demographic that is already pretty gaga for the most recognizable of Nintendo's pocket monsters. Users press and hold on their face, and the app uses facial recognition to position Pikachu's features roughly where they should be. Pikachu himself will then jump onto the screen and strike a pose. (more...)
The Moto Z2 Force launches today on all major US carriers The Moto Z2 Force launches today on all major US carriers
- August 14, 2017

The Moto X4's cameras at least appear to be decent. This battery will carry users through two days of moderate use. Where the smartphone is set to differ from the rest of the Moto range is the fact that the back is said to be made out of glass rather than metal. (more...)
Google speech recognition now supports Armenian Google speech recognition now supports Armenian
- August 14, 2017

Like the same, Google announced on this Monday about the launch of new voice inputs to the Google App and also on Gboard on Android . On Gboard, users can choose the language in the Settings after installing the app on their phone. Google is used machine learning models when it added these 30 language varieties, which means accuracy will improve the more they are being used. This growth will be driven by increasing affordability of devices and data charges as well as the availability ... (more...)
Android Wear users are having problems with Google Assistant Android Wear users are having problems with Google Assistant
- August 14, 2017

Given how integral Google Assistant is with numerous actions on Android Wear, this severely limits the potential for affected devices. While most of the incidents surrounding Google Assistant deal with the version of the virtual personal assistant employed on Android Wear, some were complaining that they were having trouble with Google Assistant across the entire Android eco-system. (more...)
'SonicSpy' spyware infecting more than 1000 Android apps 'SonicSpy' spyware infecting more than 1000 Android apps
- August 14, 2017

The Google Play Store had been found to have three versions of spyware dubbed SonicSpy , according to security research firm Lookout . Soniac Messenger was downloaded between 1,000 and 5,000 times, according to threatpost.com. The researchers also suggested that SonicSpy might not be the only creation from the notorious developer. The phrase "Iraqian Shield" appears constantly. (more...)
Asus Zenfone 4 Specs details leaked before release date Asus Zenfone 4 Specs details leaked before release date
- August 14, 2017

The Asus Zenfone 4 has now been spotted on the benchmarking site GFXbench. And if these details are in fact true, then the Zenfone Pro 4 handset should be a worthy successor to the current best-selling device OnePlus 5. Coming to the other features, the smartphone comes with an impressive 12MP+8MP dual camera setup on the back side with dual-tone LED flash. Asus also plans to launch a slightly superior version of the ZenFone 4 Selfie, dubbed the ZenFone 4 Selfie Pro. (more...)
Jazzed up: Honda hatch gets a fresh look Jazzed up: Honda hatch gets a fresh look
- August 14, 2017

At the rear, shallower grille sections are linked by a gloss black trim strip above a trapezoid lower section. The actual cosmetic titivations aren't huge, with a new grille, tweaked headlights, added butch for the front bumper and small changes for the rear bumper, and a new colour - Skyride Blue. (more...)
Tyler Clippard Broke the News on His Own Trade From White Sox Tyler Clippard Broke the News on His Own Trade From White Sox
- August 14, 2017

This comes less than a month after Clippard was part of a seven-player traded with the Yankees that brought him along with three prospects to the White Sox for Todd Frazier, David Robertson and Tommy Kahnle. Clippard made ten appearances in Chicago, going 1-1 with a 1.80 ERA in 11 appearances. He made the NL All-Star team with Washington in 2011 and 2014. (more...)
Sri Krishna Janmashtami at ISKCON, Mysuru Sri Krishna Janmashtami at ISKCON, Mysuru
- August 14, 2017

International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) is celebrating Sri Krishna Janmashtami at its centre in 18th Cross, Jayanagar in city on August 15. Though the festival is celebrated on the birthday of Lord Krishna, as mentioned earlier, famous depictions from Krishna's life constitutes a major portion of how the festival is celebrated. (more...)
Infiniti 'retro prototype' revealed before Pebble Beach debut Infiniti 'retro prototype' revealed before Pebble Beach debut
- August 14, 2017

Finished in a bare sheet-metal skin, Prototype 9's bodywork is made from steel body panels wrapped around a steel ladder frame. Dubbed mitate and shitate, these Japanese principles relate to sourcing and combining the finest materials; the Prototype 9's cockpit is upholstered in black leather with red contrast stitching, while Japanese flags are stitched into the headrest. (more...)
Xiaomi MIUI 9 update for Xiaomi Redmi Note 4, Mi 6 Xiaomi MIUI 9 update for Xiaomi Redmi Note 4, Mi 6
- August 14, 2017

First you'll have to go to the Xiaomi MIUI website and the download section. Redmi Note 4 will run on MIUI 8, which is based on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. Here you will have to select from the various ROMs. This folder can be found in Explorer app in Redmi Note 4 . Before going ahead with manual installation, just note that you should back up all the information of the phone, as the procedure may wipe your phone off clean if the installation goes wrong. (more...)
Facebook quietly launches Colourful Balloons, a photo-sharing app in China Facebook quietly launches Colourful Balloons, a photo-sharing app in China
- August 14, 2017

Facebook anonymously launched a new photo-sharing app in China in a new effort to make inroads in the world's most populous country. In a bid to explore the high-potential Chinese online market, Facebook has authorised the release of a new app here that does not carry its name. (more...)
Paypal Holdings Inc (PYPL) Short Interest Update
- August 14, 2017

The original version of this story can be viewed at https://www.com-unik.info/2017/08/12/paypal-holdings-inc-nasdaqpypl-price-target-increased-to-0-00-by-analysts-at-piper-jaffray-companies-updated-updated-updated.html. The 50 day moving average moved up $1.33 whereas the 200 day moving average was up $9.82 or +20.3315%. Renaissance Investment Group LLC raised its stake in Paypal Holdings by 2.5% in the first quarter. (more...)
Nokia 5 sale starts tomorrow: What to expect? Nokia 5 sale starts tomorrow: What to expect?
- August 14, 2017

HMD Global has announced the availability of Nokia 5 in India starting August 15. While the smartphone will be available in four distinct colors - Matte Black, Silver, Tempered Blue, and Copper - in coming weeks, at launch, customers will be able to buy only the Matte Black variant. (more...)
Bitcoin Surges Above $4000 For First Time Bitcoin Surges Above $4000 For First Time
- August 14, 2017

Max Keiser, the host of RT's Keiser report, predicted bitcoin's price to hit $5,000 in 2017 , considering the imminence of the Bitcoin Core development team's scaling solution Segregated Witness (SegWit), rising demand from institutional investors and increasing adoption of bitcoin globally. (more...)
Consumer Reports No Longer Recommends Surface due to Bad Reliability Consumer Reports No Longer Recommends Surface due to Bad Reliability
- August 14, 2017

We extensively test hardware and software to ensure that customers can be confident in their Surface devices. Consumer Reports has removed its coveted "recommendation" designation for four Microsoft Surface laptops it had previously blessed with such status. (more...)
Nintendo is being sued over the design of the Switch's detachable controllers Nintendo is being sued over the design of the Switch's detachable controllers
- August 14, 2017

Rather than just being a home game console or a portable gaming platform, the #Nintendo Switch tries to be both and does so very well. Doing so made playing certain types of games on their smartphones or tablets considerably easier. The company stated in their complaint filed on Wednesday: "Nintendo's infringement has caused, and is continuing to cause, damage and irreparable injury to Gamevice ". (more...)
MoS Health Kulaste hints of conspiracy behind Gorakhpur tragedy MoS Health Kulaste hints of conspiracy behind Gorakhpur tragedy
- August 13, 2017

Babbar also demanded filing of criminal cases against those responsible for disruption of oxygen supply to the hospital due to non-payment of bills to the private suppler. Addressing a press conference in Lucknow a day after his visit to the medical college, UP Congress Committee (UPCC) president Raj Babbar claimed the government was directly responsible for the "killing" of so many innocent children, and the CM must resign on moral grounds or he should be sacked. (more...)
Nokia Corporation (NOK) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $6.26 Billion
- August 13, 2017

A buy rating is a recommendation to purchase a specific security. The firm is scheduled to announce its next earnings report on Thursday, October 26th. These ratios are important while doing valuation of the company or the shares of the company. Nokia Corporation has a 52 week low of $4.04 and a 52 week high of $6.65. (more...)
Now 544 robots will take on terrorists in Kashmir Now 544 robots will take on terrorists in Kashmir
- August 13, 2017

Backed by large sections of the population, in Indian Kashmir there are several separatist groups seeking independence of that region or its annexation to Pakistan. These robots would be capable of delivering ammunition at intended locations. The defence ministry's approval has been granted under the "Make" category of acquisition in the Defence Procurement Procedure 2016, which states that only Indian vendors are eligible for the products. (more...)