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Tech Sambit Patra loses in Puri even as BJP's vote share zooms
Author: 0 Sambit Patra loses in Puri even as BJP's vote share zooms

On the other hand, the Shiv Sena which forged the alliance with the BJP after much posturing, recorded a jump of 2.47% in its vote share compared to 2014. It won just one seat while its vote share came down by 30,000 - from 88.30 lakh in 2014 to 88 lakh now. Prior to the Lok Sabha elections, the Congress was hopeful of faring well and winning seats reserved for Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe candidates as it won the Assembly polls last year with a thumping majority, uprooting the BJP ...

Tech DC Universe Online coming to Switch this summer
Author: 0 DC Universe Online coming to Switch this summer

YouTuber Chris Salomone released a video showing his latest creation, a Nintendo Switch XL ... in extra large format, as you can guess from the name. About DC DC, home to iconic brands DC ( Superman , Batman , Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, the Flash), DC Vertigo (Sandman, Fables) and MAD, is the creative division charged with strategically integrating across Warner Bros.

Tech Microsoft's xCloud Capable of Streaming 3,500 Xbox Games
Author: 0 Microsoft's xCloud Capable of Streaming 3,500 Xbox Games

Microsoft iterates that a swath of games encompassing three generations - Xbox , Xbox 360, and Xbox One - are already Project xCloud compatible. Microsoft has also said that over 1,900 games that are under development for Xbox One will also be made available in xCloud. Microsoft will leverage its massive Azure cloud infrastructure as the backbone of Project xCloud , a distinct advantage that even Sony can't ignore.

Tech PSVR Success Means Sony Is Looking Forward To PSVR2 & PS5
Author: 0 PSVR Success Means Sony Is Looking Forward To PSVR2 & PS5

With Sony's continued backing on VR, they'll release the next gen PSVR when they think the time is right. Eye tracking will reduce graphics load making games on console perform like a high-end PC through foveated rendering. If you're expecting a new PS5 VR headset to be available at launch, don't. Again, it's becoming abundantly clear that Sony believes backwards compatibility is key for PS5.

Tech Blizzard Testing Replays on Overwatch PTR
Author: 0 Blizzard Testing Replays on Overwatch PTR

Blizzard now has brought replays over to Overwatch . For Overwatch players who wish to revisit former glories or learn from past mistakes, Blizzard are finally adding the much-requested feature of replays . Probably best of all, you get the snazzy time-control features you might hope for in a replay mode. As expected, the team at Blizzard is making sure it's doing things right as players will be able to view replays from any character perspective, vantage point, or even take a ...

Tech Apple iOS 12.3.1 Update Has Been Released
Author: 0 Apple iOS 12.3.1 Update Has Been Released

The move mean users are no longer able to downgrade to the iOS 12.2 release on devices that have been upgraded to iOS 12.3. It also fixes an issue that may prevent the Report Junk link in the Messages app to appear in threads from unknown senders.

Tech Cyberpunk 2077 Won't Be Playable at E3 2019
Author: 0 Cyberpunk 2077 Won't Be Playable at E3 2019

And as expected, most of those that saw the presentation were blown away. We also expect CD Projekt RED to showcase Cyberpunk 2077 at Microsoft's E3 2019 press conference, during which it is rumoured that the team will also reveal the game's target release window.

Tech Fujifilm Break New Ground On Medium Format Camera
Author: 0 Fujifilm Break New Ground On Medium Format Camera

The GFX 100 is capable of shooting continuously up to 5 fps, capturing 41 JPEGs or 14 compressed raw images at a time. Compared to traditional medium format digital systems, the GFX100 raises the bar in AF performance by utilizing phase detection pixels across the sensor to help photographers obtain focus wherever they choose to position their subjects in the frame.

Tech Aston Martin DBS Superleggera - James Bond Special Edition vehicle revealed
Author: 0 Aston Martin DBS Superleggera - James Bond Special Edition vehicle revealed

The auto has been developed through a collaboration between the listed manufacturer and EON Productions, the company that produces the James Bond films with Metro Goldwyn Mayer Studios. The interior of the auto is fitted with attractive black leather with red contrast stitching. Aston also threw in a splash of red interior trim as a nod to the movie car's red-trimmed glovebox, which Bond used to store a telescopic rifle sight.

Tech AT&T now accepts cryptocurrency payments
Author: 0 AT&T now accepts cryptocurrency payments

According to the latest reports, AT&T telecommunication company is the USA starts accepting Bitcoin payments . Customers can choose BitPay as a payment option, then opt to pay their bills using either bitcoin or Bitcoin Cash . BitPay converts bitcoin into dollars by selling it, which creates additional pressure on the price of bitcoin, which at the moment, along with other cryptocurrencies, are volatile.

Tech Mario Kart Tour Beta Draws Criticism Over Loot Boxes
Author: 0 Mario Kart Tour Beta Draws Criticism Over Loot Boxes

While a mobile title, this is the best single-player Mario Kart in well over a decade. As in the latest Mario Kart games, players pick a driver, kart and glider, then they're matched against seven other players online. Mario Kart Tour offers players a set number of hearts which dictate how many races they can play through. Stamina regenerates generously, while Cups are now broken down into four individual races instead of one continuous Grand Prix.

Tech 11 new variants of 2019 iPhones spotted on EEC database in Russian Federation
Author: 0 11 new variants of 2019 iPhones spotted on EEC database in Russian Federation

It comes after Apple faced widespread backlash a year ago over its decision to slow down the performance of older iPhones as their batteries degrade. The naming on the new iPhones is still a mystery, however, especially with Apple's choice to fall into the Roman numeral "X" to represent the "iPhone 10" back in 2017, which it then continued into the "S" models and mixed things up with the "XR".

Tech Huawei devices pulled from Android Enterprise Recommended program
Author: 0 Huawei devices pulled from Android Enterprise Recommended program

The Commerce Department action last week requires American suppliers of Huawei , a crown jewel of Chinese manufacturing, to seek US government permission to do business with the company. Even though Huawei is "very dangerous" in unspecified ways. But Huawei also sees the challenges. Trump increased levies on US$200 billion in Chinese imports to 25 per cent from 10 per cent, prompting retaliation from Beijing.

Tech Some OnePlus 7 Pro units are affected by ghost touch issues
Author: 0 Some OnePlus 7 Pro units are affected by ghost touch issues

The OnePlus 7 Pro has a 6.67-inch Fluid AMOLED display with 3120 x 1440px resolution, protected by 2.5D curved tempered glass. All eyes are now on OnePlus to see if this is a problem it can solve in a reasonable timeframe. Turns out, the telephoto lens isn't doing 3X optical zoom in the first place. While not technically incorrect on OnePlus' behalf it is misleading. The OnePlus 7 Pro has 3x zoom with no digital zoom or loss of detail.

Tech 25 percent of Google Duplex calls are actually conducted by humans
Author: 0 25 percent of Google Duplex calls are actually conducted by humans

Google promised that Duplex AI would revolutionize how we make reservations for restaurants, but we're still not quite there yet. The Times reports that about 15% of calls started by the AI service required human intervention. Nick Fox, vice president of Google Assistant product and design, told the Times Google was not rushing to eradicate human involvement with Duplex because the company didn't want to cause headaches for the businesses that have to take the calls.

Tech Best Buy Just Cancelled All Galaxy Fold Preorders
Author: 0 Best Buy Just Cancelled All Galaxy Fold Preorders

Samsung postponed the Galaxy Fold's launch indefinitely due to issues that some reviewers found with debris possibly entering through the hinge and damaging the folding display, as well as the protective cover applied to the panel, which looked so much like a screen protector that people might be tempted to pull it off, thus killing the panel.

Tech Download OnePlus 7/OnePlus 7 Pro Wallpaper, Live Wallpapers For Free
Author: 0 Download OnePlus 7/OnePlus 7 Pro Wallpaper, Live Wallpapers For Free

OnePlus 7 Pro will be up for purchase on the e-commerce website at 12pm today. Both smartphones will be available on Amazon . Last week when OnePlus announced their new ultra-premium flagship the OnePlus 7 Pro in NY there was not a single mention of the rumoured OnePlus 7 and the OnePlus 7 Pro 5G.

Tech Xiaomi Redmi 7A with Snapdragon 439 and 4000mAh announced
Author: 0 Xiaomi Redmi 7A with Snapdragon 439 and 4000mAh announced

Amongst other things, the Redmi 7A comes with P2i splash-resistant coating and supports connectivity options such as 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, micro USB port, and 3.5mm audio jack. Furthermore, the device is also said to feature a 4000mAh battery , a 48MP main camera, a 13MP ultra-wide, and an 8MP telephoto camera on its back to keep up with the trends in 2019.

Tech Samsung Galaxy A70S tipped to sport a 64MP rear camera
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy A70S tipped to sport a 64MP rear camera

Tech tipster Ice Universe has tweeted a message suggesting the only main difference will be the camera sitting in a vertical position on the rear case rather than its current horizontal placement. Another rumour which may not please fans of the Note series is that Samsung may not be including many radical updates to its camera. First showcased a whopping nine months ago, the Google Home Max and Apple HomePod rival looked destined for an impending commercial debut several times since then, ...

Tech WhatsApp ads to appear in app from 2020
Author: 0 WhatsApp ads to appear in app from 2020

Essentially, the addition would make it easier for WhatsApp users to post fresh Facebook stories. The company confirmed in November they would appear in the Status feature (which is like Facebook or Instagram's Stories), but it didn't reveal when they would start.

Tech OnePlus 7 Pro: All There Is To Know
Author: 0 OnePlus 7 Pro: All There Is To Know

Digital Wellbeing support was initially limited to the Pixel lineup, but Google quickly expanded the coverage to multiple Android One and third party phones . Can't send SMS when VoLTE is turned On. Additionally, all variants of the S10 allow for not only wireless charging, but also the ability to power other devices that are placed on their rear panels.

Tech Huawei gets banned from using microSD cards in future smartphones
Author: 0 Huawei gets banned from using microSD cards in future smartphones

Huawei has apparently withdrawn its membership from the JEDEC, which includes companies like Qualcomm and Samsung Semiconductor. This also means future Huawei and Honor phones will not have SD card slots. While Huawei can develop its own Wi-Fi chips and it can't involve in setting future Wi-Fi standards. Although Huawei's temporary loss of membership doesn't mean the company can't create Wi-Fi products anymore, it does mean Huawei will no longer have an influence on where Wi-Fi technology ...

Author: 0 The New Call of Duty is Reportedly Called... Modern Warfare

The first one was " Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare " so obviously the fourth one is " Call of Duty : Modern Warfare ". Someone said what sounded an very bad lot like " Modern Warfare 4 " in a video clip of an April preview event, and Robert "fourzerotwo" Bowling, formerly the high-profile community manager and creative strategist at Infinity Ward, posted some rather on-the-nose tweets earlier this month.

Tech Justice Department says that the T-Mobile-Sprint merger should be blocked
Author: 0 Justice Department says that the T-Mobile-Sprint merger should be blocked

The DOJ may decide to block the deal with an antitrust lawsuit, similar to what was attempted with the AT&T-Time Warner merger. The FCC sign-off represented an important step in the deal. State Attorneys General and the California Public Utilities Commission also continue to review the transaction. One possibly ominous sign for deal proponents: officials from DOJ's antitrust division have met with officials in the NY and California AGs offices, suggesting the three could join forces on a ...

Tech Female-voiced AI assistants reinforce gender bias
Author: 0 Female-voiced AI assistants reinforce gender bias

The inequality between the sexes is now also being blamed on digital voice assistants such as Siri and Alexa , a report from a United Nations agency has claimed. "The technology now responds to some sexually explicit questions with answers such as "I'm not going to respond to that" or "I'm not sure what outcome you expected.' Amazon has further updated Alexa to respond to questions about whether 'she " is feminist with, 'Yes, as is anyone who believes in bridging the inequality between men ...

Tech Hey Google, what’s for dinner? On-demand food delivery coming to Assistant
Author: 0 Hey Google, what’s for dinner? On-demand food delivery coming to Assistant

Google Search , Google Assistant , and Google Maps all now let you order food delivery from some of the biggest food delivery services. If they are a participating restaurant, you'll see an "Order Online" button in Search or Maps that walks you through choosing items, viewing delivery or pickup options, and checkout.

Tech What Sony CEO thinks of company's future in the smartphone business
Author: 0 What Sony CEO thinks of company's future in the smartphone business

How Sony Digital Paper can help business pros go paperless With its high-resolution E Ink and long battery life, the Sony Digital Paper DPT-CP1 notepad is a strong solution for business professionals who want to go paperless. The world map attached above should give you a better idea of Sony's mobile business plans. However, in its recent corporate strategy meeting, Sony showed it will focus on only four markets internationally going forward.

Tech League of Legends may be coming to mobile soon
Author: 0 League of Legends may be coming to mobile soon

It would certainly be in parent company Tencent's interest as well. Details of a mobile version are extremely scarce, but according to Reuters , one source says that Tencent and Riot have been working on a mobile port of the game for more than a year.

Tech Steam Chat, the New App for iOS and Android Terminals Available
Author: 0 Steam Chat, the New App for iOS and Android Terminals Available

The mobile version of Steam chat has been released after Steam Link for iOS was launched. In July a year ago, Valve launched an all-new Steam Chat experience on PC. More improvements are already lined up including voice chat. It would be interesting to see how Steam Chat progresses from here on out. The company is now offering the APK file of the app to users who don't have access to the Google Play Store .

Tech Fortnite: Tfue Sues the Faze Clan for
Author: 0 Fortnite: Tfue Sues the Faze Clan for "Oppressive" Contract

Tenney's attorney, Bryan Freedman, provided Kotaku with a statement on his motivations for taking this case. The lawsuit claims that FaZe Clan - a United States-based group that is among the top professional esports organizations in the world - is in violation of California's Talent Agency Act .

Tech Google Drive Dark Mode Is Rolling Out To Some Users
Author: 0 Google Drive Dark Mode Is Rolling Out To Some Users

The updates brings new dark mode themes to each application, giving users a much more pleasant UI to stare at in dark environments. Both modes can be enabled in each app's settings menu. Both apps need to be updated to use the new capability. As reported by Android Police, the stable version of Dark Mode can be found in Chrome version 74 for Android.