Electronics

Skype Mingo is now Skype Lite, designed for low data usage

Skype Mingo is now Skype Lite, designed for low data usage

Since Skype is a conversational platform, we would also like to see some integration with Microsoft Cortana for conversational bots. The company assured that it deletes all the Aadhaar data once the call has been disconnected. Given the fact that picture sharing is pretty common these days, the app wil compress the photos before uploading them to ensure less data usage. Additionally, Nadella said that LinkedIn now has 39 million users in the country. Read More

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ICE: rumor of Boulder immigration raids are false

ICE: rumor of Boulder immigration raids are false

That was dismissed by Mark Rosenbaum, one of Ramirez's lawyers, who said Ramirez "unequivocally denies being in a gang" and is the victim of a witch-hunt. "Since the start of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program in 2012, approximately 1,500 recipients have had their deferred action terminated due to a criminal conviction, gang affiliation, or a criminal conviction related to gang affiliation", the U.S. Read More

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Three to buy UK Broadband for £250m

PCCW, controlled by Richard Li Tzar-kai, announced on Monday night that it has entered into an agreement to sell its investment holding company, Transvision, to Three UK, a wholly-owned subsidiary of CK Hutchison, which is controlled by Richard Li's father and Hong Kong's richest man Li Ka-shing. Read More

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Resident Evil 7 Runs Pretty Damn Well On All Platforms

We are part of the 2.5 million strong that has acquired Resident Evil 7 and we must say that the game is indeed terrifying. The most interesting of these informative statistics is the number of gamers that have been playing Resident Evil 7 in VR, which as of this writing clocks in at 82,962, which accounts for 9.54% of players across all three platforms. Read More

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Barclays boss: London will remain the financial capital of Europe

Theresa May insisted she valued the contribution that banks make to Britain's economy, even as they signaled they were packing their bags in response to Brexit. "We continue to work through all possible implications of the Brexit vote". "There remain numerous uncertainties as to what the [Brexit] negotiations will yield in terms of an operating framework for the banking industry. Read More

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Sony Entertainment CEO steps down to focus on Snapchat chairman role

Sony Entertainment CEO steps down to focus on Snapchat chairman role

Lynton, 57, will technically step down February 2, however, he will remain co-CEO of Sony Entertainment, overseeing the Pictures and Music businesses, and as CEO of Sony Pictures Entertainment and Sony Corp. Lynton's close ties with Snapchat were infamously exposed following the Sony hack in December 2014. Following the cyberattacks and threats of violence, Sony chose to cancel the movie's release, prompting outrage in Hollywood and Washington. Read More

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How and where to watch the Nintendo Switch January livestream event

How and where to watch the Nintendo Switch January livestream event

To date, Nintendo has sold more than 13 million Wii U consoles . Not only are we expected to learn the price and release date, but the tech specs and the line up of launch games. There's a lot that we don't yet know about the system, and while we don't expect all of our questions to be answered, we know Nintendo will detail some of the most important facts and features. Read More

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Mercedes-Benz sales slip marginally, BMW sees 14% spurt in 2016

Mercedes-Benz sales slip marginally, BMW sees 14% spurt in 2016

This was the first time Mercedes-Benz sold more than 2 million vehicles. BMW has lost its crown as the world's biggest luxury-car brand to Mercedes-Benz, ending its reign after more than a decade amid a cluttered line up of aging models. BMW is set to release its figures for the full year 2016 later on Monday. In 2017, Mercedes-Benz will also undertake the next phase of initiatives in the after-sales domain with new innovations in the pipeline planned, including the roll-out of "My Mercedes, ... Read More

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Sony Releases Android 7.1.1 update for Xperia X Concept Firmware

However, the OS is only available for those who have registered and installed Concept for Android awhile ago. Android 7.1.1 Nougat has arrived not for any Google device but for a specific Sony smartphone. "Sony has also added PlayStation 4 PS4 Remote Play support to the Xperia X Concept (no DualShock support right now though), as well as updating to the latest 1 December Google Security patches". Read More

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Nintendo Switch Battery Reportedly Non-Removable

Nintendo Switch Battery Reportedly Non-Removable

Huge numbers of fans searching for Nintendo products such as the Switch, Pokemon Go and the Nintendo Classic Mini NES has meant the Japanese company has dominated the internet this year. ESRAM is needed to reach good performance. Unfortunately for fans of current-gen games, it seems the Switch's processing speed may be far below what many were hoping. Read More

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