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Samsung Will Launch A Flexible Phone To Take On The iPhone X Samsung Will Launch A Flexible Phone To Take On The iPhone X
- September 26, 2017

Samsung Mobile's own chief acknowledged on Apple's iPhone X day that Samsung is indeed working on foldable devices , teasing that the Galaxy Note 9 will have such a display. We've been anticipating for one since previous year when we were told the South Korean tech giant would release two phones with bendable screens and rollable display as confirmed by an executive. (more...)
Major accounting firm Deloitte reports extensive cybersecurity breach Major accounting firm Deloitte reports extensive cybersecurity breach
- September 26, 2017

In addition to emails, the Guardian understands the hackers had potential access to usernames, passwords, IP addresses, architectural diagrams for businesses and health information. The company also believes that hackers may have access to email system since October or November 2016. "It works with some of the biggest organisations on earth, at the very highest level, which is like a red rag to a bull for hackers", he said. (more...)
Zone of the ENders VR Announced for PS4 and PC Zone of the ENders VR Announced for PS4 and PC
- September 20, 2017

Zone of the Enders (2001) and Zone of the Enders 2: The 2nd Runner (2003) are the pinnacle of high speed robot action. The remaster will come with a host of new features, including a VR mode, 4k graphics on PlayStation 4 Pro, and more. (more...)
Trump Administration Reportedly Will Not Withdraw US From Paris Agreement After All Trump Administration Reportedly Will Not Withdraw US From Paris Agreement After All
- September 18, 2017

The Trump administration announced Saturday the U.S will not pull out of the Paris agreement and offered to re-engage in the worldwide deal to fight climate change, according to the European Union's top energy official. If true, it would represent a sharp reversal from one of Trump's signature policy pledges. "The president said he is open to finding those conditions where we can remain engaged with others on what we all agree is still a challenging issue", Tillerson said on CBS's ... (more...)
Singapore Grand Prix gets new four-year F1 deal Singapore Grand Prix gets new four-year F1 deal
- September 16, 2017

The main reason for holding the Singapore Grand Prix at night was so an Asian race could be broadcast at lunchtime in the UK. At the on going Singapore Grand Prix , Liberty Media boss, Chase Carey said, "India is a country that certainly has great potential and as we go forward, we will continue to study". (more...)
Facebook Admits To Anti-Semitic Ad Categories Facebook Admits To Anti-Semitic Ad Categories
- September 16, 2017

The anti-Semitic ad categories seem to have been generated because Facebook users had listed those themes as either an interest, an employer or a "field of study " in their profiles. Last week, Facebook admitted that "inauthentic" accounts, thought to be operated out of Russian Federation, had placed $100,000 worth of ads between June 2015 and May 2017. (more...)
Dr Ian Griffin: Final hours for Saturn's space probe Dr Ian Griffin: Final hours for Saturn's space probe
- September 15, 2017

After four decades of planning and execution, NASA's awe-inspiring Cassini spacecraft will plunge to its death in the next 24 hours. Its demise will be the end of a space mission that has yielded an unprecedented amount of knowledge about a mysterious planet. (more...)
Hospital Officials: Active Shooter at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Hospital Officials: Active Shooter at Dartmouth-Hitchcock
- September 13, 2017

WCAX-TV reports an employee said all workers received an email from the hospital about a "code siler", telling them to get out if possible and otherwise to shelter in place. Dartmouth College, located about two miles away from the hospital, tweeted that its campus was not on lockdown. Stay with 22News and WWLP.com for the latest information, as it becomes available. (more...)
Teva gets new CEO, reports positive fremanezumab study - shares jump Teva gets new CEO, reports positive fremanezumab study - shares jump
- September 13, 2017

Minneapolis Portfolio Management Group Llc acquired 82,765 shares as Teva Pharmaceuticals Inds Ltd ( TEVA)'s stock declined 15.11%. Credit Suisse Group cut shares of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited from a neutral rating to an underperform rating and cut their price objective for the stock from $25.00 to $13.00 in a research report on Wednesday, August 23rd. (more...)
Facebook: Fake accounts linked to Russian Federation bought political ads during United States election Facebook: Fake accounts linked to Russian Federation bought political ads during United States election
- September 07, 2017

Facebook says an internal investigation has found $100,000 in advertising spending by hundreds of fake accounts and pages likely operated out of Russian Federation that sought to sow political division during the US presidential election. (more...)
Huawei Teases the Mate 10 Phone and its AI Processor Huawei Teases the Mate 10 Phone and its AI Processor
- September 04, 2017

Calling the tech Mobile AI, it combines both On-Device AI as well as Huawei's own Cloud AI. "The NPU can think and actively work to provide you the best user experience, whereas other A.I. After plenty of rumors and an unofficial reveal , Huawei's Kirin 970 SoC finally made its official debut at IFA 2017 . Kirin 970 is powered by an 8-core CPU and a new generation 12-core GPU . (more...)
Xiaomi To Unveil Mi Mix 2 On September 11 Xiaomi To Unveil Mi Mix 2 On September 11
- September 04, 2017

Last year's Mi Mix featured a massive 6.4-inch display , but this year's Mix 2 will likely feature a 6.2-inch display , according to the screenshot. So, the company is saying that it will unveil a smartphone, which is part of a new-series, with dual rear cameras for the worldwide markets. But, it is noteworthy that Snapdragon 836 chip is yet to be official and Mi Mix 2 is launching on September 11 , which is next week. (more...)
Mercedes keen to extend Bottas deal Mercedes keen to extend Bottas deal
- September 02, 2017

Sebastian Vettel feels Ferrari has not reached its full potential at Monza as it looks to take the challenge to the dominant Mercedes squad at the Italian manufacturer's home race. I've been fortunate to win some races and get the closest thing to it but the point now is to win enough in a season where it leads to a world title. (more...)
Microsoft sets the date for Fall Creators Update Microsoft sets the date for Fall Creators Update
- September 02, 2017

The new version of Windows 10 finally brings Windows Mixed Reality headsets to the world, after it was originally teased for this spring's Windows 10 update. The update will allow PC gamers to set the computer to max out the processor for smoother gameplay, and there'll be a bunch of new games as well. OneDrive: Files on demand make a comeback. (more...)
Kenyan assets drop after court declares election result invalid Kenyan assets drop after court declares election result invalid
- September 02, 2017

Kenyans will decide, and that is the nature of democracy ". After the election, global monitors from the EU, the African Union and the United States had said there was no major fraud on polling day and urged Mr Odinga to concede. The court ordered a new vote within 60 days. After Kenya's Supreme Court voided his electoral win, President Uhuru Kenyatta said he disagrees with the ruling but will respect it. (more...)
New Nest Thermostat Has Almost Same Features And Design But Is Cheaper New Nest Thermostat Has Almost Same Features And Design But Is Cheaper
- September 01, 2017

While still being unmistakably a Nest product, Thermostat E is a much simpler device both in terms of hardware and software design . A new display . It's still a "learning" thermostat, though they've dropped the "learning" bit from the name - that is, it can learn your temperature preferences over time, eventually cranking the heat or cooling to your predicted likings without you having to touch it. (more...)
LG's new V30 flagship packs imaging, audio muscle LG's new V30 flagship packs imaging, audio muscle
- September 01, 2017

Additionally, the phone is also IP68 and is built in accordance to the MIL-STD 810G military standards. The 16MP sensor has an aperture size of f/1.6 which is world's first and it comes with 71° wide angle lens. On its rear, you can find a dual camera setup. The LG V30 reportedly will start shipping from September 21, first at its home country in South Korea . (more...)
Alexa and Cortana meet in new Amazon and Microsoft partnership Alexa and Cortana meet in new Amazon and Microsoft partnership
- August 31, 2017

Ensuring Cortana is available for our customers everywhere and across any device is a key priority for us. The concept of bringing the platform's knowledge as well as Office 365 integration and reminders to Alexa proved to be a good step in the achievement of that objective. (more...)
Australian university scientists solve 3700-year-old mystery Australian university scientists solve 3700-year-old mystery
- August 27, 2017

But now, UNSW scientists believe the tablet was used for more practical purposes, such as calculating how to construct palaces, canals and temples. This study's findings hint that these understudied artifacts from a long-dead empire could hold exciting discoveries, not only for understanding the history of mathematics but also for enhancing how math is studied today, Wildberger explained. (more...)
SpaceX successfully launches its 12th Falcon 9 rocket of 2017 SpaceX successfully launches its 12th Falcon 9 rocket of 2017
- August 25, 2017

SpaceX plans to launch an Earth-observing satellite into orbit on Thursday and then attempt to land the Falcon 9 booster rocket on a platform offshore. The larger, more powerful Falcon Heavy rocket is set for a demonstration launch later this year. SpaceX has recovered 15 Falcon 9 first stages in total. (more...)
Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition Revealed for Mobile Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition Revealed for Mobile
- August 23, 2017

Fans will be happy to know that Final Fantasy XV for PC will leverage with NVIDIA GameWorks tech as well. During a livestream from the Twitch booth at Gamescom in which FFXV producer Hajime Tabata was discussing upcoming projects like the Windows and mobile versions of the RPG, he slipped in an interesting aside about other plans. (more...)
Android O launch to coincide with total solar eclipse in the US
- August 22, 2017

That Google has used up until now as a basis for OS names, aside from a reference to "super new powers" and a couple of constellations of old snack-themed mascots. The next version of Android will feature redesigned list of emojis. Quick Setting: New version of Android provides better quick setting. The release date has been synchronized with the solar eclipse which is the first of its kind since 1918. (more...)
Sonic Mania's joke gameplay mode is an awesome secret Sonic Mania's joke gameplay mode is an awesome secret
- August 17, 2017

Of course, there's still one version of the game still to come, after the PC release of Sonic Mania was delayed until August 29, 2017. A set of Nintendo Switch games were also announced and released at the Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Switch Plus release. (more...)
Aston Martin Debuts Vanquish Zagato Speedster, Teases Vanquish Zagato Shooting Brake Aston Martin Debuts Vanquish Zagato Speedster, Teases Vanquish Zagato Shooting Brake
- August 17, 2017

Zagato boss Andrea Zagato commented: "Zagato's relationship with Aston Martin began with my grandfather nearly sixty years ago". The Shooting Brake, meanwhile, follows the current trend for high-performance sports estates with the addition of a larger rear load area. (more...)
North Korea Says It Won't Fire Missiles At Guam After All
- August 16, 2017

Tensions have been mounting since the North tested two intercontinental ballistic missiles last month, which appeared to bring much of the U.S. within range. The United States and South Korea remain technically at war with North Korea after the 1950-53 Korean conflict ended with a truce, not a peace treaty. (more...)