Tech


Voters Face Machine Problems, Long Lines In Some States
- November 11, 2016

It was largely the same up north. "Your voter registration card lists your precinct number, and you can use that or your home address to find the address of your polling station, either from county election officials or the Texas Secretary of State's website ". (more...)
Walmart announces Black Friday hours
- November 10, 2016

Toys "R" Us recently released a pre-Black Friday catalog it calls "The Great Big Toys "R" Us Book of Awwwesome" with sale pricing on more than 1,000 items good through November 19. Data from NPD Group's Checkout Tracking, which scans customer receipts, found the share of Black Friday shoppers who started on Thanksgiving fell 3 points past year, to 57 percent. (more...)
Gareth Southgate backing Luke Shaw following Jose Mourinho's injury comments
- November 10, 2016

The Times claims that Mourinho is particularly annoyed that he has lost players this season for a combined total of 33 Premier League matches through injury but is refusing to blame any individuals in the medical department. Their nonattendance incited a despondent reaction from Mourinho, who expressed the players should go out till their limits for the team. "I've not known players not play unless there's something". (more...)
Wal-Mart sued over sale of fake 'Egyptian cotton' linen Wal-Mart sued over sale of fake 'Egyptian cotton' linen
- November 10, 2016

Jefferies Group reaffirmed a "buy" rating and set a $86.00 price objective (up previously from $85.00) on shares of Wal-Mart Stores in a research report on Monday, August 15th. They now have a Dollars 76 price target on the stock. ATR value of company was 0.85 and Relative Strength Index (RSI) was 45.29. The stock concluded the recent trade at $43.54 with upbeat trend move of +2.59%. (more...)
New Rs 500, 2000 notes have extra security features but no chip New Rs 500, 2000 notes have extra security features but no chip
- November 10, 2016

In a televised address to the nation late on Tuesday, Narendra Modi, India's prime minister, announced the notes would no longer be legal tender from midnight in order "to break the grip of corruption and black money ". While debit and credit card usage has increased in the last decade, many small businesses only take cash to evade tax or mark up prices to cushion the blow. (more...)
Indian Americans Make It Big In United States Congress Indian Americans Make It Big In United States Congress
- November 10, 2016

Pramila Jayapal from Washington , Raja Krishnamoorthi from IL and Ro Khanna from California will join Ami Bera , who was re-elected from California , in the House of Representatives. His closest rival Mike Honda, also of the Democratic Party, had so far garnered 42 per cent of the votes. Jayapal , who moved from India to the U.S.at the age of sixteen, will represent Washington's 7th District which encompasses most of Seattle and its surrounding communities. (more...)
Clinton leads in FL, NC
- November 09, 2016

Clinton voted at 8 a.m.at an elementary school in Chappaqua, N.Y., joined by her husband, former President Bill Clinton. This projects electoral votes for Trump up to 24 while Clinton has three. "There's never been a movement like this...." Clinton seeks to run up big margins in Louisville and Lexington, the state's two largest cities, and hopes the state's majority of registered Democrats will blunt Trump's support in rural areas. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S8 release date, specs: AI digital assistant rumored Samsung Galaxy S8 release date, specs: AI digital assistant rumored
- November 08, 2016

Samsung in a very interesting way releasing an update which makes the users who have Samsung Galaxy Note 7 device to return it before it is too late. Samsung plans to incorporate the San Jose-based company's AI platform called Viv into the Samsung Galaxy 8 and expand its voice-assistant services to home appliances and wearable technology devices. (more...)
WhatsApp testing Snapchat like status feature WhatsApp testing Snapchat like status feature
- November 08, 2016

Beta testers with access to a jailbroken iPhone or a rooted Android-powered smartphone can now try out the feature. WhatApps" upcoming function will allow users to record " Status' updates that are different from the regular ones in the fact that they will contain photos and videos in chronological order. (more...)
WhatsApp may be adding some of Snapchat's best features to their app WhatsApp may be adding some of Snapchat's best features to their app
- November 08, 2016

It seems users can take a photo, record a video, or use an existing version of either one and share it as a status update. This status tab allows you to set your status as well, so there is no " status " option in the settings anymore. (more...)
WhatsApp becomes the latest Facebook-owned platform to clone Snapchat's Stories feature WhatsApp becomes the latest Facebook-owned platform to clone Snapchat's Stories feature
- November 08, 2016

To try it out, you're going to have to install the said beta variant of the app on a rooted Android smartphone, then proceed to search for " Status " in the WhatsApp Settings menu to enable the option. Tapping this button will allow the user to add a new Status post. In other words, Status isn't as robust or versatile as the Instagram , Facebook, and Messenger features mentioned above, but it's presumably getting there. (more...)
WhatsApp To Soon Bring Snapchat Stories-style WhatsApp To Soon Bring Snapchat Stories-style "Status" Feature?
- November 08, 2016

The new feature will allow users to share images or videos [with customized elements such as emoji or doodles] to various contacts for a limited period of time [24 hours]. So, it's not too surprising to learn that WhatsApp is testing a photo-narrative feature, called Status . The new feature update adds a "Camera" tab to home screen next to the calls tab. (more...)
Maryland man beaten to death in Canada outside nightclub Maryland man beaten to death in Canada outside nightclub
- November 08, 2016

Police say they're looking for two suspects. Investigators don't know what caused the attack, but believe it was unprovoked, Toronto Police Constable Craig Brister said. Meanwhile, North said Jones' friends have left Toronto. Police have released descriptions of the suspects. Then, a group of seven to nine men went after him in what North said was a "random attack". (more...)
Google Will Show You Live Election Results All Day as Polls Close Google Will Show You Live Election Results All Day as Polls Close
- November 08, 2016

Keen to encourage USA citizens to get out and cast their vote on Tuesday - or before in locations where early voting is available - Google has posted a new Doodle to remind Americans of this week's presidential election. The 2016 campaign, pitching Hillary against The Donald, has surely been the most divisive and vitriolic in American history, and with the most recent opinion polls putting the two politicians pretty much neck and neck, it's clear there's everything to play for. (more...)
De Roon ruins Man City's day with late equaliser
- November 07, 2016

They'll now look to return to winning ways in the league at the Etihad, where they've drawn their last two. They need to start racking up wins now that they seem to have moved past their recent spell of poor form, and hosting a scuffling Middlesbrough side might be just the ticket to start on that path. (more...)
Apple is ditching its iconic startup chime with the new MacBook Pro
- November 07, 2016

According to Tech Times , one of the expected causes of such damage is its cracking exposure which users can accidentally do. An Apple representative did not immediately respond to a request for comment, but the change has most likely been made because of the way the new MacBook Pro turns on. (more...)
Samsung, after phone recall, recalls 3M washing machines Samsung, after phone recall, recalls 3M washing machines
- November 06, 2016

The drum can lose its balance, causing excessive vibrations that dislodge the lid . It's not going well for Samsung at the moment. Earlier this year, the CPSC issued a warning urging Samsung washing machine owners to use only the delicate cycle after reports of exploding washing machines. (more...)
Blizzard is remaking the original Diablo inside of Diablo 3 Blizzard is remaking the original Diablo inside of Diablo 3
- November 06, 2016

Blizzard has also announced that they will be remastering Diablo 1 in the Diablo III engine. The class will be part of a new Rise of the Necromancer pack coming next year. "Our upcoming anniversary patch The Darkening of Tristram will send you back into the depths of the Cathedral". The update features a 16-level dungeon shrouding the four main bosses from Diablo . (more...)
Russell Westbrook gets mad at media after Kevin Durant questions
- November 05, 2016

The Warriors come in rested as the Thunder play their second game in two nights which will be something to watch as the game wears. That's Klay Thompson . Durant and Westbrook have not spoken since Durant sent a text to Westbrook informing him of his decision. Asked if he saw the comments, Westbrook declined to answer. (more...)
Google testing rounder search bar widget on Android Google testing rounder search bar widget on Android
- November 04, 2016

The new Pixel phones announced by Google last month have already be released on the market, but they are hard to come by. Fortune reported that T-Mobile is now being touted as the best carrier for Google Pixel deals as it is providing an unlimited plan of $70 a month. (more...)
RAF Tain firing range shooting: Soldier dead and another seriously injured RAF Tain firing range shooting: Soldier dead and another seriously injured
- November 04, 2016

Confirming the soldier's identity, Defence Minister Mark Lancaster said: "My thoughts are with Joe's family, friends and colleagues at this bad time". The range has 18 separate targets suitable for a variety of weapons and different delivery methods. "The persons who were involved in this were participating in the exercise". (more...)
Samsung to invest more than $1 billion in Texas
- November 04, 2016

Samsung said the chips would mostly be for mobile and other electronic devices. After the semiconductor company was established in 1997, Samsung invested more than $16bn in the facility. Samsung and the Austin Chamber of Commerce conducted a study past year that shows Samsung added $3.6 billion into Central Texas economy, directly and indirectly supporting more than 10,000 jobs total. (more...)
Apple reveals design for new MacBook Pro with Apple reveals design for new MacBook Pro with "Touch Bar"
- November 04, 2016

For example, the 13 inches MacBook Pro having a Touch Bar and being the entry level model, is offered at a price of $1799, which is $500 extra compared to the previous generation versions. The teardown and fix gurus at iFixit got their hands on one of the new $1,499 MacBook Pros today-the model with function keys instead of a Touch Bar-and they wasted no time in tearing it down and figuring out what makes it tick. (more...)
Microsoft shows hardware clout with new offering Microsoft shows hardware clout with new offering
- November 04, 2016

It's the first tactile device created to interact directly with a touch surface, both increasing the possibilities for quickly switching between tools as well as maintaining eye contact with the screen itself. The consumer variant is said to come with a 5.5-inch screen and the business variant will come with a 6-inch screen. If Dell is able to pull this off at a similar, or lower price point than the expensive Surface Studio, it could become the new must-have for creative professionals and ... (more...)
Sony reveals PlayStation 4 Slim South African release date and pricing Sony reveals PlayStation 4 Slim South African release date and pricing
- November 04, 2016

Though still some months away from release Leeuw was ready to share information, via the PlayStation blog , on what specifically will be better on the PS4 Pro . The current console generation isn't capable of 4K resolution, and there aren't many gamers who own a 4K TV . See below for all the options. "With Gran Turismo Sport on Pro, the red of the Ferrari is accurately represented". (more...)