Electronics

Google uncovers Russia-linked ad campaigns aimed at manipulating USA election

Google uncovers Russia-linked ad campaigns aimed at manipulating USA election

Sandberg said it was important to protect "free expression" on Facebook and that if the Russian ads had been bought by legitimate accounts instead of fraudulent ones, many would have been allowed to run on the site. "We know we have a responsibility to prevent everything we can from this happening on our platforms. and so we told Congress and the Intelligence committees that when they are ready to release the ads, we are ready to help them", she said. Read More

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Paramount Pictures Nab Rights to Sonic the Hedgehog Movie

Paramount Pictures Nab Rights to Sonic the Hedgehog Movie

Sonic the Hedgehog was initially confirmed as a live-action/computer animated hybrid film in 2014. Sonic uses his stature as world's fastest hedgehog to move at supersonic speed to protect his friends from their enemies. Sonic is a character who is versatile enough to work in any number of situations, and has a universal, dare we say it, Disney-esque appeal that many video game protagonists lack. Read More

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Upgrading to Apple Watch Series 3 Is a No-Brainer

Apple says it's "investigating a fix for a future software release". The watch is created to rely less on the iPhone, and lets users answer calls, get texts, talk to Siri and access third-party apps without being tethered. The new Watch appeared to try to connect to unknown WiFi networks instead of connecting to cellular, when I was out and about without my phone. So until then, LTE connectivity problems are something to keep in mind if you want to purchase the Series 3. Read More

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Equifax offers free credit freezes after breach

Equifax offers free credit freezes after breach

Equifax hired cybersecurity firm Mandiant to investigate both the March and July incidents. USA lawmakers have demanded Equifax release specific details regarding the circumstances surrounding the breach including the timeline, when authorities and board members were informed of the hack and the company's decision to delay public disclosure of the attack for over a month. Read More

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Google's payment app Google Tez goes live

Google's payment app Google Tez goes live

The app works as same as like the other Payment applications available in the market. It can make payments to contacts on your phone who have a Tez account or a UPI address. You can refer the app to as many people as you want although the maximum reward is limited to the Rs 9000. The app is available for download through Google Play Store for Android as well as App Store for iOS platforms. Read More

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Three women sue Google over alleged gender pay disparities

Three women sue Google over alleged gender pay disparities

The text of the complaint specifies that the plaintiffs bring this class action "on behalf of themselves and on behalf of a class defined as all women" employed at Google's headquarters in Mountain View, California . Google then hired a man with similar experience into a higher-level position with "substantially higher salaries and opportunities for bonuses, raises, and equity". Read More

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NES Classic Edition Will Be Back Next Year: Nintendo

NES Classic Edition Will Be Back Next Year: Nintendo

In the same press release, Nintendo announced that they will bring back the NES Classic in the summer of 2018 with new shipments, something they had stated they were not going to do as its production was discontinued . The re-launch date has not been confirmed yet but the famicom Mini is coming back to stores and when it does, it will be a fun $80 that you could spend to make the most out of the upcoming holiday season with 30 wonderful classic titles from the NES Classic , as well ... Read More

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Volkswagen Group models to be electrified by 2025

Volkswagen Group models to be electrified by 2025

It is also setting up a pilot factory to develop know-how in battery production. Several parts of the world, including the United Kingdom and France, have announced that they plan on outright banning the sale of new diesel and petrol cars in the future, putting pressure on automakers to adjust their business strategy and commit to improvements in consumption and emissions. Read More

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IPhone 8 Expensive Price Might Be Due To Samsung's OLED Monopoly

IPhone 8 Expensive Price Might Be Due To Samsung's OLED Monopoly

Apple allows you to livestream the iPhone 8 event directly through its website . The report points out that Samsung's role in the supply chain is essentially what is driving up the price of the iPhone 8 . " Apple has cited the impending availability of the iPhone 8 as an impediment to current period demand for the iPhone 7 ", Kvaal explained. It is also rumoured that the new iPhone's fingerprint reader will be on the back of the device and it will be equipped with facial ... Read More

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Modi Cabinet re-shuffle: 5 ministers resign, Gadkari likely to get Railways

Modi Cabinet re-shuffle: 5 ministers resign, Gadkari likely to get Railways

The others are Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Radha Mohan Singh, Minister of State for Water Resources Sanjeev Balyan and Minister of State for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Giriraj Singh. However, sources said the AIADMK's entry might be delayed till the problems in the party were resolved. Union minister Mahendra Nath Pandey was on Thursday appointed Uttar Pradesh BJP president. Read More

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Amazon and Microsoft link up voice assistants

Amazon and Microsoft link up voice assistants

In the case of Windows 10 users, for instance, access to Alexa will allow them to manage any compatible smart home device and shop on Amazon all from their existing Windows device. This would mean that the Cortana Skills will now be made available for Alexa as well. With Alexa compatibility on the way, Cortana could become even more prevalent. Read More

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Xiaomi's upcoming Android One (Mi A1) to feature a Bezel less design

Xiaomi's upcoming Android One (Mi A1) to feature a Bezel less design

The Xiaomi Mi 5X was already launched in China . The Mi 5X , just like the Mi 6 , (also) comes with a dual camera setup on the rear - 12-megapixel + 12-megapixel - where one lens is wide-angle while the other is telephoto. It runs MIUI 9 based on Android 7.0 Nougat. Further, it is available in Gold, Black and Pink colour options. The storage in the phone is expandable up to 128GB with a microSD card slot. Read More

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 hands-on review

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 hands-on review

The screen is Super AMOLED with a resolution of 1440 x 2960 pixels. That's not the only Note-related infographic from Samsung , though. The tech leader is certainly hoping it's Note 8 will take a healthy bite out of the high end market, particularly given the innovation around its new cameras , which it describes as world first technology. Read More

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Dow Jones and S&P top record highs

Dow Jones and S&P top record highs

Tuesday's rise puts the Dow on track to post its 11th straight session of gains - the blue-chip index's longest streak for consecutive gains since February - driven by a strong quarterly earnings season. Dow futures were dow 0.11%, S&P 500 futures fell 0.14%, and Nasdaq futures slipped 0.15%. The S&P 500 has risen about 11 percent in 2017 despite investors losing confidence in President Donald Trump's ability to legislate his pro-growth agenda of tax cuts and infrastructure spending ... Read More

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AMD's enthusiast RX Vega graphics cards arrive August 14 starting at $399

AMD's enthusiast RX Vega graphics cards arrive August 14 starting at $399

But where AMD really hopes to gain ground on Nvidia is in pricing. Since the successful release of its Ryzen CPUs and the positive response to Crimson ReLive and the RX 500-series, it seems to be working for them. For comparison, the U.S. price for the GTX 1070 is $399 and the GTX 1080 will set you back $549. The card is rated at 12.66 TFLOPS of performance . However, we just got wind of an awesome sneak peak of the device , courtesy of Linus Sebastian, a popular tech YouTube (his ... Read More

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LG V30 Secondary Screen to be Replaced With a Floating Bar

LG V30 Secondary Screen to be Replaced With a Floating Bar

With rumours all but confirming a launch of LG's V30 at IFA this August in Berlin, we now have reports that pre-orders will open on the new phone in mid September, ahead of retail availability on the 28th of September. There's no word on what other specifications the V30's main rear camera will sport but we assume that it will pack a similar sensor to the LG G6's 13-megapixel 1/3-inch size sensor. Read More

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Two worldwide experts to attend meeting in Charlie Gard case

Two worldwide experts to attend meeting in Charlie Gard case

Republican Jeff Fortenberry , who represents Nebraska, has tweeted a message saying: "We just passed amendment that grants permanent resident status to #CharlieGard and family so Charlie can get the medical treatment he needs". Great Ormond Street Hospital specialists say that treatment will not work, and the little boy's life support should be turned off. Mr Justice Francis has considered the couple's latest claims at preliminary hearings in the Family Division of the High Court in ... Read More

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SNK Fighting Favorite Geese Howard Coming To Tekken 7

SNK Fighting Favorite Geese Howard Coming To Tekken 7

Additionally, we get to see more of the new stage shown in the trailer, Geese Tower (via Avoiding The Puddle ). Still missing a few Tekken 7 characters in your roster? Sporting his signature red hakama training trousers and white uwagi top, Geese is ready to wield heavy kicks and punches as he takes on the likes of Heihachi, Paul, Akuma , and the rest of the TEKKEN 7 fighters when he enters the King of Iron Fist Tournament in Winter 2017. Read More

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Amazon Is Developing Its Own Messaging App

Amazon Is Developing Its Own Messaging App

The services will allow users to encrypt important messages like bank account details and ID proof numbers. The app will also let users reach their friends, without a phone number, using just their name. We're not exactly sure how Amazon would go about this, but if it works it could vastly improve the biggest barrier most messaging apps face: active users. Read More

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Congressional Budget Office Casts Doubt on Trump Spending Plan

Congressional Budget Office Casts Doubt on Trump Spending Plan

The White House Council of Economic Advisers released a report on Wednesday suggesting Medicaid funds would increase by over $250 billion over the next eight years. Its projections included a $2 trillion math error , claiming the amount would be spent twice on balancing the budget and tax cuts. The White House had claimed it would reach a $16 billion budget surplus by that year. Read More

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Splatoon 2 Nintendo Direct Details New Features

Splatoon 2 Nintendo Direct Details New Features

It will be available from 21 July, the same day Splatoon 2 becomes available . Nintendo's Switch online mobile app will be available on iOS and Android. This is thus an ideal opportunity for gamers to avail this game with its many features. Mainly it has been formed with the online experience of suitable games on the Nintendo Switch in mind. Read More

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