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Science Snapchat Launches A New Redesign After Listening To Users' Feedback
Author: 0 Snapchat Launches A New Redesign After Listening To Users' Feedback

Another Snapchat redesign is in the works and will roll out to iOS users shortly - correcting some of the mistakes and addressing the backlash of the most recent update . In fact, more than 1.2 million people signed a petition asking the company to roll back the drastic changes it introduced late previous year and it seems as if the company got the message.

Science What happens when the robots sound too much like humans?
Author: 0 What happens when the robots sound too much like humans?

Google CEO Sundar Pichai , at the I/O 2018 keynote showed off Duplex that sounds extremely human-like, making sounds like "uh" and "mmhmm" during phone call reservations. "These humans need to be more aware how their data gets used and they need to offer explicit consent for the collection of the data and for the intended use of the data", he said.

Science PlayStation Boss Reveals Whether We'll See PS5 at E3
Author: 0 PlayStation Boss Reveals Whether We'll See PS5 at E3

Layden has also confirmed that there will be no PS5 reveal at E3 2018 . While other games are leaking out, Sony's own games chief spilled the beans on what the company will show at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3). He did write this on the latest Playstation blog though, "Of course, we'll have stellar announcements from third-party publishers and independent developers, who are all busy devising innovative new experiences that will make your heart race and your emotions soar - ...

Science PC Digital Game Gifting is Here
Author: 0 PC Digital Game Gifting is Here

This means that if you or someone you know tends to make their purchases through the Microsoft Store, then this feature means that you'll be able to send and receive gifts through the platform. Another restriction concerns discounted games, as gift purchasers can only buy two discounted products - and a total of 10 discounted products - every 14 days.

Science Closing Bell: Sensex ends 73 points down on profit-booking
Author: 0 Closing Bell: Sensex ends 73 points down on profit-booking

Oil prices continued to spiral after touching multi-year highs overnight amid news of renewed USA sanctions on Iran and its impact on global oil supplies. Asian Paints , Tata Steel, and Titan are the top gainers, while Bharti Airtel and Sun Pharma have lost the most. China's Shanghai Composite index was trading in green, up by 0.20 per cent.

Science Google Pixel-branded smartwatches running Wear OS to launch in fall
Author: 0 Google Pixel-branded smartwatches running Wear OS to launch in fall

Like its predecessors, Google's new smartphones will land in two sizes - the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3XL - and take on the likes of Samsung's Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus. If true, this would be the first time Google would launch its own Wear OS smartwatches. Yesterday, Qualcomm announced plans to unveil a new chip specifically designed for a smartwatch and wearables.

Science Jio offer today: New Reliance Jio plan rolled out; check out benefits
Author: 0 Jio offer today: New Reliance Jio plan rolled out; check out benefits

Users can also avail the unlimited worldwide plan for an asking price of Rs 575 which offers unlimited local global + unlimited calls back to India with unlimited SMS and unlimited data. Worldwide roaming is also much cheaper than other telecom operators. In no time a Jio SIM has become the primary calling number for 160 million customers.

Science Top 10 Features Of Android P Announced At Google I/O 2018!
Author: 0 Top 10 Features Of Android P Announced At Google I/O 2018!

HMD notes that the OTA update is still not available, but it has stipulated simple steps of installing Android P manually, all of which are accessible once you sign up your device into the program. Well, apart from doing all this, Google Assistant will also be able to order food for you from Starbucks, Doordash, Applebee's, Dunkin' Donuts and Domino's.

Science SpaceX's second Falcon Heavy rocket spectacle slips to October
Author: 0 SpaceX's second Falcon Heavy rocket spectacle slips to October

Fox 35's meteorologist Jayme King says that there is an 0% chance of rain at launch time. Afterwards, the two-stage rocket's first stage will make an attempt to land on a drone ship off the Florida coast. A statement from Thales Alena said: "Once the Bangabandhu satellite-1 is operational, Bangladesh will be autonomous in terms of telecommunications and broadcasting services, being able to offer communications services to many foreign countries such as Nepal, Myanmar or Bhutan under its ...

Science Codemasters Announces Open Beta Dates for Arcade-Style Racing Game Onrush
Author: 0 Codemasters Announces Open Beta Dates for Arcade-Style Racing Game Onrush

The beta will be live for the entire weekend, before it wraps up on Monday, May 21. The company revealed that the open beta will begin at 2:00pm British Standard Time starting on Thursday, May 17th. Several multiplayer events will be available as well for 6-vs-6 matches across two different tracks with four different vehicle classes available.

Science Apple scraps plan for data center in Ireland
Author: 0 Apple scraps plan for data center in Ireland

The Government did everything it could to support this investment. The epic tale of Apple's Athenry data centre looks like it has finally come to a bitter end, as the company officially publicised its withdrawal from the project in a statement.

Science Pre-Order OnePlus 6 on Amazon.in and Get Rs 1000 Cashback
Author: 0 Pre-Order OnePlus 6 on Amazon.in and Get Rs 1000 Cashback

Also, an eligibility criteria for this is that both the OnePlus 6 gift card and the OnePlus 6 smartphone be purchased from the same Amazon India account. Recall, the premium version of the smartphone is equipped with 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB of internal storage. The battery capacity has not yet been revealed yet, but the handset it expected to have support for its proprietary Dash Charge feature, and the confirmation of a glass back indicates it will also support wireless charging.

Author: 0 Monster Beverage Corporation (NASDAQ:MNST) Rating Changes as of May 8, 2018

Monster Beverage Corporation is uptrending after having risen 19.94% since May 8, 2017. The firm is scheduled to report its next quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May 3rd. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Science Wear OS is getting a new battery saving mode
Author: 0 Wear OS is getting a new battery saving mode

To encourage children to maintain manners when using Google Assistant , the AI will also now compliment those who say "please" when making a request. Now, less than two months later, the company released the second Android P Wear OS developer preview - and it rolls back a controversial change.

Science Round Apple Watch could be on the way, according to awarded patent
Author: 0 Round Apple Watch could be on the way, according to awarded patent

Circular displays can have bottleneck regions in which signal lines become crowded, leading to inefficient use of display area. Indeed, if the end result looks anything like the fantastic concept designs by Alcion Design (above), which were made using a combination of Rhinoceros 5.0, Keyshot 4 and Photoshop CC, then we'd definitely like to see an alternative Apple Watch in the near future.

Science This Year's New Battlefield Game Teased By EA
Author: 0 This Year's New Battlefield Game Teased By EA

Although it won't be seen in public until E3 next month the game is widely believed to be EA's answer to Destiny , with Mass Effect developer BioWare now dedicating nearly all their resources to getting it ready in time. 'Anthem is a fundamentally social experience, and we will open new ways for fans to join the community and play early, enabling us to shape and refine the game with their input and feedback'.

Science Israel has
Author: 0 Israel has "right" to defend against Iranian aggression: PM

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , who had been urging the U.S. "to fix or nix" the Iranian nuclear deal, has supported President Donald Trump's "bold decision " to walk out of it, saying the agreement did not reduce Tehran's aggression but dramatically increased it.

Science US Senate Forcing Vote to Restore Net Neutrality
Author: 0 US Senate Forcing Vote to Restore Net Neutrality

But by forcing a vote, they force everyone in the Senate to take a position for or against the rules, including those who have attempted to stay "neutral" through silence. Susan Collins , R-Maine. If the CRA passes in the Senate, it will still need to clear the House and receive President Donald Trump's signature before it would overturn the FCC's decision.

Science Valve is creating a Steam streaming app for smart devices
Author: 0 Valve is creating a Steam streaming app for smart devices

I'm not sure if that means you'll be able to plug in any myriad of controllers to your device, but it would be neat to see some of that Switch Pro Controller support get utilized on an Apple device. This app will exclusively be focused on allowing Steam users to watch and enjoy the thousands of individual shows and movies that are now available on the platform through a wireless or LGE connection.

Science Redmi S2: Xiaomi's new phone is aimed at selfie enthusiasts
Author: 0 Redmi S2: Xiaomi's new phone is aimed at selfie enthusiasts

Speaking of its specifications, Xiaomi Redmi S2 will come with a 5.99-inch HD+ (1440 x 720p) display with an aspect ratio of 18:9. Plus, a microSD card slot is also available to expand the internal storage. The selfie-focused Redmi S2 is equipped with a soft-LED flash enabled 16-megapixel Samsung S5K3P8SP sensor with a pixel size of 2µm. It is expected that the Redmi S2 will be launched in India after China and then will move globally.

Science Microsoft's Patch Tuesday fixes zero-day exploit and privilege escalation vulnerability
Author: 0 Microsoft's Patch Tuesday fixes zero-day exploit and privilege escalation vulnerability

This vulnerability only affects Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Server 2008 R2, the bulletin said. Of the rest of the flaws, 42 are rated as important while four are of low severity. Any one of these scenarios gives attackers control over the victim's computer for data theft, eavesdropping or deploying ransomware, Microsoft said, hence the need to apply a patch as a high priority.

Science Apple cracking down on applications that send location data to third-parties
Author: 0 Apple cracking down on applications that send location data to third-parties

Apple has reportedly started cracking down on apps that share users' location to third parties without their explicit consent. It seems that a number of apps have not been abiding by these rules, and as a result Apple has been removing them from the App Store, pending their developers bringing them into line with its rules.

Science Panera Bread offering free cup of soup with every delivery
Author: 0 Panera Bread offering free cup of soup with every delivery

It culminated with Tuesday's news that the fast casual leader's service is now live in 897 cities and 43 states nationwide. The delivery service is available within an 8-minute drive of a Panera bakery-cafe. "The combination of providing clean food options via an entirely digital experience is giving us a real advantage, and the momentum is just beginning".

Science OnePlus 6 to get Android P Beta shortly after May 16 launch
Author: 0 OnePlus 6 to get Android P Beta shortly after May 16 launch

The company rolled out the Android 8.0 Oreo update for OnePlus 3, 3T, 5 and 5T at a time when some of the "tech giants" were still busy with Oreo beta programs for their flagships. OnePlus has said that it is a part of the earliest group of smartphone makers working in collaboration with Google to bring their latest updates and features.

Science Soldier delayed in airport watches daughter's birth on FaceTime
Author: 0 Soldier delayed in airport watches daughter's birth on FaceTime

Specialist Brooks Lindsey was rushing home from pre-mobilization training in Fort Bliss, Texas, as he prepared for deployment to Kuwait with the Army National Guard. He had to watch the birth of his daughter on FaceTime. He had to watch the birth of his daughter on FaceTime. "He was crying and our hearts were breaking", she captioned it.

Science Capcom Will Release Two
Author: 0 Capcom Will Release Two "Major Titles" By March 31, 2019

Capcom broke the news via press release earlier today. Monster Hunter World was not the only title which contributed to Capcom's success in the past year or so. The outlook is 11,300,000 physical game sales, and 13,700,000 digital, for a total of 25,000,000, which is an increase by 600,000 year-on-year. Year-on-year net sales were up 8.4% to 94,515 million yen, with increasing operating and ordinary income also up 17.5% and 21.2% respectively, alongside "net income attributable to ...

Science PM's silence on atrocities against Dalits shows BJP's mindset: Rahul Gandhi
Author: 0 PM's silence on atrocities against Dalits shows BJP's mindset: Rahul Gandhi

Addressing a press conference at his residence here, Raj, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s Dalit face, also warned that those who do not understand the aspirations of the community would face "consequences". "There is so much anger (in the dalit community)". However, trying to maintain a balance, he said dalits were being "marginalised since the 1990s" and "it's not something that has Ben happening in the last four years".

Science Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S Edition 1 Offers a Bevy of Options
Author: 0 Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S Edition 1 Offers a Bevy of Options

Inside, the Edition 1 gains magma grey/black nappa leather AMG seats and door inserts with yellow contrast stitching across the aforementioned pews, a microfibre steering wheel and dashboard, yellow seatbelts, matte carbon-fibre trim, illuminated AMG door sills, and "Edition 1" floor mats and steering wheel-mounted badging, as well a unique "AMG #63" in-cabin fragrance.

Science Researchers train spider to jump on command
Author: 0 Researchers train spider to jump on command

Out of the four jumping spiders recruited for the study , "only one was happy to jump as required", Nabawy told me. The diminutive arachnid , which they nicknamed Kim, can leap six times her body length from a standing start. Scientists have known for more than 50 years that spiders use internal hydraulic pressure to extend their legs. "For long distance jumps the power limitations of the spider may force it to use the distance optimum trajectory", they wrote.

Science Rumors of iOS 13 claim to have big ambitions for iPads
Author: 0 Rumors of iOS 13 claim to have big ambitions for iPads

The iOS 12 update isn't official, but leaks have outlined several potential changes coming to Apple's mobile devices later this year. The idea here is to prevent physical harvesting of the data by plugging the phone into a computer using a USB-to-Lightning cable.

Science Overwatch Supports Charity with Limited-Time Pink Mercy Skin
Author: 0 Overwatch Supports Charity with Limited-Time Pink Mercy Skin

Additionally, players can pick up a limited edition Pink Mercy charity shirt, designed by community artist VICKISIGH . If you're not interested in spending real-world cash, you can still help support the cause by logging into Overwatch anytime between today, May 8, and May 21 and receiving a free BCRF-themed player icon.

Science Rahane to lead India against Afghanistan in Kohli's absence
Author: 0 Rahane to lead India against Afghanistan in Kohli's absence

Rayudu last played an ODI in 2016. Karun Nair, who was dropped for the South Africa tour and the home series against Sri Lanka late past year, is back for the Test. Ashwin, who has played for Worcestershire in England, did not renew his deal with the County club. After a gap of three days, the two teams will feature in a three-match ODI series.