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Indian Navy sends ships to rescue 800 tourists from an Andaman Island
- December 11, 2016

He also added, that approximately 1000 tourists are stranded at the islands. The local people disappeared as soon as it started raining heavily. At least 1400 tourists, including 600 Bengalis, were stranded in the islands due to heavy rain. (more...)
Mobile Digits enables one number across multiple devices
- December 11, 2016

T-Mobile today announced " Digits ", which lets you put multiple numbers on one phone, or spread one number over many devices. Which devices does this work on? T-Mobile, the nation's third-largest carrier, has gained a reputation for bucking industry conventions under CEO John Legere. (more...)
High court sides with Samsung in patent dispute with Apple
- December 10, 2016

While the Obama administration suggested a test, neither Apple nor Samsung submitted legal arguments on that issue and so it has to be addressed by the Federal Circuit, Sotomayor said. On appeal , Samsung had argued that the damages should be limited to the infringing " article of manufacture ", as in the screen or case of the smartphone, not the entire phone itself. (more...)
Expecting full Windows 10 to arrive on mobiles soon? Not so fast
- December 10, 2016

Continuum has been a cornerstone of the Windows 10 strategy, but because of the prevalence of ARM-based architectures on mobile devices, it has proved impossible to have a fully fluid transition between form factors. Qualcomm has chose to make this shift to PCs as traditional PC computing becomes more mobile. The company says that Snapdragon can be created to support Windows 10 PCs to combine the best of computing and productivity with the cutting edge consumer electronics technologies ... (more...)
South Korea To Vote On Impeachment Of Scandal-Stricken President
- December 10, 2016

Her liberal opponents have called the overture a stalling tactic to buy time and find ways to survive the scandal. Once called the "Queen of Elections" for her ability to pull off wins for her party, Park has been surrounded in the Blue House in recent weeks by millions of South Koreans who have taken to the streets in protest. (more...)
South Park: The Fractured But Whole Isn't Holding Back South Park: The Fractured But Whole Isn't Holding Back
- December 10, 2016

Find out what character each of the South Park kid is playing. The latest trailer for the video game comes just as the 20th season of the hit animated TV comedy comes to a close. This time, players will delve into the crime-ridden underbelly of South Park with Coon and Friends. The Coon enlists the aid of Mysterion, Human Kite, and Toolshed to investigate the disappearance of a neighborhood cat named Scrambles. (more...)
Sony To Release At Least 6 Mobile Games In 2017 Sony To Release At Least 6 Mobile Games In 2017
- December 09, 2016

Sony revealed today a total of 10 mobile gaming titles it is working on, including those to be released next year. It is expected to release during spring 2017 for iOS and Android. The company has finally unveiled 4 PlayStation games that have been recreated for smartphones. Along the way, Sony would like to roll out what they call Project Field, which is a new "smartpad" that will hook itself up to smartphones as well as tablets, targeting those who love popular card games along the way. (more...)
Raiders vs. Chiefs Point Spread Raiders vs. Chiefs Point Spread
- December 09, 2016

The Raiders' last loss came on October 16 in convincing fashion to Kansas City, a 26-10 defeat which was their least competitive game of the season. Lynch was not in a great spot Sunday: he lost Kapri Bibbs , who was dealing with an ankle injury; DeVontae Booker took a big hit and missed some brief time to be evaluated; and, of course, the offensive line was, well, not good. (more...)
Cops: Muslim worker pushed down stairs and called terrorist Cops: Muslim worker pushed down stairs and called terrorist
- December 08, 2016

The attack on the transit employee comes just days after a Muslim student was assaulted aboard a U.S. subway train by three drunk white men who repeatedly screamed "Donald Trump!" and hurled anti-Islam slurs before trying to rip her hijab off. (more...)
Time runs out for smartwatch pioneer Pebble Time runs out for smartwatch pioneer Pebble
- December 08, 2016

Fitbit wants Pebble's technology, but not its hardware. Fitbit , the leader in the connected wearable devices market, announced its acquisition of some of the assets of Pebble Technology Corp on Wednesday. It earned another $26 million earlier this year with the help of the new Pebble Time Round, and it's lineup later expanded to include Pebble 2 , Pebble Time 2 , and Pebble Core-the company's first non-smartwatch device. (more...)
Netflix's Content Chief Details Bet on Reality TV
- December 08, 2016

The move into reality TV comes will come as part of the company plans to double its annual homemade programming content to a "conservative" estimate of 1,000 hours. But those sorts of shows allow Netflix to offer a far wider variety of programming, reaching all sorts of different audiences. The rest of Netflix's originals have been developed with outside production companies or studios, which frequently gives other parties say over the intellectual property. (more...)
Penn State gives playoff committee something to ponder
- December 05, 2016

The Rose Bowl? It doesn't get a whole lot better than that. "You can't go wrong with that". Southern California will face Big Ten champion Penn State in the Rose Bowl on January 2. Coach Paul Chryst never could have expected this from a defense that hadn't allowed more than 30 points all season and had only allowed No. 2 Ohio State to gain more than 400 yards in a game this year. (more...)
Netflix Launches Downloads for Offline Viewing Netflix Launches Downloads for Offline Viewing
- December 05, 2016

In a move that has been anticipated for years, Netflix is finally allowing users to download TV shows and movies for offline viewing on Apple and Android devices. Up until now, you need a place with a reliable internet connection to access the streaming service. If you're using Netflix on mobile, update to the latest version of the app and similarly if you're using the app on your laptop/desktop, then you should be able to utilise the feature. (more...)
Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy Resurrects A Favorite Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy Resurrects A Favorite
- December 04, 2016

Sane Trilogy. You can view a trailer for the cartoony remaster below! Now you can experience Crash Bandicoot like never-before in Fur-K. The "plus" comes with some brand new gameplay features. Time Trails have also been added to all three of the games. Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy is slated to launch in 2017 and is available now worldwide for pre-order on PS4 and PS4 PRO for the suggested retail price of $39.99. (more...)
Man crashes while streaming 114 miles per hour drive on Facebook Live
- December 04, 2016

The driver weaves in and out of traffic, almost smashing into nearby cars while driving at a speed of 100 miles per hour. Phone in your hand. He was in critical condition; luckily the truck driver wasn't injured. Maybe by not driving like a fool on a public highway while livestreaming video of said foolishness before losing control and ramming a dump truck. Rojas did this all while streaming video of the speedometer on his dashboard as it displayed speeds of more than 100 miles an hour, ... (more...)
Trump supporters move to block vote recount in three states
- December 04, 2016

The filing Friday comes after the state elections board deadlocked on his request to deny the recount , which means it will likely start Wednesday unless the courts intervene. It's still shy of Pennsylvania's 0.5 percent trigger for an automatic statewide recount . The Board of State Canvassers, which makes this call, is made up of two Democrats and two Republicans. (more...)
Easy iPhone Tips To Simplify Your Life Easy iPhone Tips To Simplify Your Life
- December 04, 2016

On its website , the association said it was obvious the problem did not only occur on "a very small number of iPhone 6s" as Apple had said. You can find the online tool here, where it will ask you for your iPhone 6s serial number . Reports have stated that "The four main suppliers for the said OLD panels will not have sufficient production capacity to produce screens for every new iPhone for next year, along with several constraints continuing into 2018". (more...)
New BMW i3 To Arrive Next Year New BMW i3 To Arrive Next Year
- December 03, 2016

Though BMW hasn't released the details, the i3 project manager Heinrich Schwackhoefer has affirmed his confidence in the upcoming i3 facelift. It is important to note that the initial model was only having a battery pack for 114 miles and in July it announced that the new 2017 version BMW i3 would have 190 miles and now the firm further extends its battery package beyond 190 miles with the design change and modified battery. (more...)
Facebook and LinkedIn Users at a High Risk for Malware Facebook and LinkedIn Users at a High Risk for Malware
- December 03, 2016

It's apparently a variant of the notorious Locky ransomware which shuts down all processes until their victims cough up cash. Check Point reported that the malware was taking advantage of flaws in how images on Facebook and LinkedIn are being processed to infect your computer. (more...)
Marvel vs. Capcom 4 Is Really Happening Marvel vs. Capcom 4 Is Really Happening
- December 03, 2016

Heroes like Iron Man , Thor and even Ant-Man are much more likely than classic mutants like Wolverine, Magneto, Storm and Phoenix. Fans were treated to Marvel vs. Listen up, fighting game fans, one of the most popular character mash-up series of all time appears to be making a comeback. "Let's just say that we hear that a lot". (more...)
Amend Constitution to abolish Electoral College
- December 02, 2016

Levi Guerra, a 19-year-old electoral college voter from the state of Washington, is the latest elector to vow against following the election results to push back against Trump. "We've gotta get rid of the Electoral College", he said, because it "makes the USA a mockery of the world" - the same way America's handgun violence, climate change denial, death penalty, and astronomical health care costs do. (more...)
Sheriff: California mom had message burned onto skin
- December 02, 2016

Bosenko said authorities are trying to do a sketch of the suspects based on Papini's limited recollections. While Sherri Papini's husband slammed reports that her disappearance and torture was part of a "race war", the Daily Mail is reporting a blog post attributed to her is more explosive. (more...)
Samsung Elec trades at record high as firm considers split Samsung Elec trades at record high as firm considers split
- December 01, 2016

The idea was presented as a way to improve shareholder value and address calls from Elliott Management Corp. for more responsive management. Increased payouts following a restructuring would also benefit Samsung's other investors. Samsung Electronics is going to use 50% of free cash flow from this year and next year to improve shareholder values. Elliott had sought a special dividend of 30 trillion won. (more...)
Mario headed to parks: Nintendo and Universal join forces Mario headed to parks: Nintendo and Universal join forces
- December 01, 2016

Alex Osborn is a freelance writer for IGN. Nintendo and Universal are teaming up to make " a whole world of Nintendo " theme park attractions that make attendees feel as if they've " walked into their game platform ." . The company said that there would be something for people of all ages, and the experience would "feel as if [people] are playing inside their favourite games". (more...)
Does your iPhone 6s shut down? Apple replacing… Does your iPhone 6s shut down? Apple replacing…
- December 01, 2016

Those who have experienced the "unexpected shutdown issue" can visit an Apple Store or authorized service center, or contact Apple Support , to arrange a battery replacement. Before heading into a store, Apple advises iPhone 6S owners to back up their data, erase settings, and turn off Find my iPhone. All affected units will be examined for screen cracks and damages as it could hinder the battery-replacement service. (more...)