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Tech Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018) Images and Detailed Specs Leaked: All the Details
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018) Images and Detailed Specs Leaked: All the Details

After looking at the leaked specifications and images looks like the Galaxy J2 (2018) will just be a minor upgrade to the current Galaxy J2 (2017). What seems to be certain is that we'll finally get to foldable Samsung devices next year. The connectivity features that will be available on the Galaxy J2 (2018) are dual-SIM support, 3.5mm audio jack, microUSB 2.0, v4.2 Bluetooth, Cat.

Tech Google Chrome browser to start blocking ads from Feb 15
Author: 0 Google Chrome browser to start blocking ads from Feb 15

Sites that do not "volunteer" to become certified by the CBA , or are judged by the organization to be non-compliant - effectively all sites but those on the whitelist - will have ads in the banned categories blocked. The company told CNBC that it will allow publishers to participate in a new program called Funding Choices . The Coalition for Better Ads has launched Better Ads Experience Program.

Tech General Mills, Inc. (GIS) - Noticeable stock of Market
Author: 0 General Mills, Inc. (GIS) - Noticeable stock of Market

About 7.52M shares traded or 88.80% up from the average. About 6.59 million shares traded. It has underperformed by 27.33% the S&P500. The institutional investor held 14,831 shares of the consumer non-durables company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $768,000, down from 20,885 at the end of the previous reported quarter.

Tech Nelly Rape Accuser Sues For Sexual Assault, Defamation
Author: 0 Nelly Rape Accuser Sues For Sexual Assault, Defamation

Greene says she sat down on the bed, and Nelly started masturbating. She called 911 while waiting for her Uber. While Nelly contemplates if he wants to sue his rape accuser, she beats him to court. "The formal close of the investigation into the false allegations made against Nelly is of course welcome - however expected". Mr Rosenblum said Nelly plans to counter-sue, adding: "We always believed her accusation was motivated by greed".

Tech Aadhaar-based e-KYC verification: UIDAI gives conditional nod to Airtel
Author: 0 Aadhaar-based e-KYC verification: UIDAI gives conditional nod to Airtel

The audit by RBI, DoT and PwC is to check veracity of these charges. UIDAI in its notification said the National Payments Corporation of India ( NPCI ) shall allow override requests or change of subsidy-receiving account, only if it is accompanied by the name of the beneficiary's current bank and a confirmation that explicit consent has been obtained for the switchover.

Tech Apple reportedly developing EKG monitor for Apple Watch
Author: 0 Apple reportedly developing EKG monitor for Apple Watch

On the Apple Watch , the EKG monitor would be activated by squeezing the Watch's frame with two fingers. EKGs are medical tests that typically use electrodes, which are placed on a person's skin, in order to monitor electrical patterns in between heartbeats.

Tech Developers now have to disclose loot box odds on iOS
Author: 0 Developers now have to disclose loot box odds on iOS

In a controversial move, Apple had previously banned the use of such services. Indeed, many companies have attempted to find loopholes in the system. Regardless, once Apple starts enforcing this new policy, I'm sure it will be eye opening to see just how rare getting anything good in games that lean on this style of monetization actually is.

Tech Huawei Honor 9 Youth Edition Smartphone Announced
Author: 0 Huawei Honor 9 Youth Edition Smartphone Announced

It's December 21st and as reported, Huawei has officially unveiled its new smartphone , Honor 9 Lite. Until now, we have seen enough of leaks and rumors about this smartphone, and today, we have the official specifications and features of this new Honor 9 Lite smartphone which is officially released in the market.

Tech Soaring overdose deaths cut US life expectancy for 2nd straight year
Author: 0 Soaring overdose deaths cut US life expectancy for 2nd straight year

The 2016 rate of overdose deaths was up across all age groups but was highest rate among people aged 25 to 54. Fentanyl, a synthetic opioid about 50 times stronger than heroin, has ravaged communities across the nation. "That's not a whole lot, but when you're talking about it in terms of a population, you're talking about a significant number of potential lives that aren't being lived", Robert Anderson , chief of the mortality statistics branch at the NCHS, said.

Tech Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus succeeds Redmi Note 4; company dropping 'Note' branding
Author: 0 Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus succeeds Redmi Note 4; company dropping 'Note' branding

Worldwide tech enthusiasts and Mi lovers were waiting for the arrival of Xiaomi's new smartphone Redmi Note 5. The Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus comes equipped with a Full HD+ display , 2160 x 1080 pixel resolution, 403ppi, 2.0GHz Snapdragon 625 processor , Qualcomm MSM8953 Cortex A-53 processor , Adreno 506 GPU , 3GB or 4GB RAM , 32GB or 64GB built-in storage , microSD card slot for memory expansion (128GB max), dual SIM support, 4G LTE connectivity, WiFi, Bluetooth 4.2, fingerprint scanner, ...

Tech Samsung Launches The World's Smallest DRAM Chip
Author: 0 Samsung Launches The World's Smallest DRAM Chip

Gyoyoung Jin, the President of Memory Business at Samsung Electronics states that the tech giant will rapidly be expanding production and continue to strengthen its stronghold in the market. The other innovation, Samsung says has contributed to its achievements with the company's new 2nd generation 10nm-class 8Gb DDR4 is the use of a unique air spacer placed around its bit lines that not only enables a higher level of scaling but rapid cell operation as well.

Tech Starwars enters at #16 in top 25 worst passwords of the year
Author: 0 Starwars enters at #16 in top 25 worst passwords of the year

There are a few new entries this year , however, showing that people are getting more creative and are at least attempting to make their passwords more secure. Keeper Security, the online password manager and digital vault, compiled a list of the most common passwords in 2016 and the results were not surprising (but definitely cringe-worthy).

Tech A New Kind Of Secure! Facebook Unveils Facial Recognition
Author: 0 A New Kind Of Secure! Facebook Unveils Facial Recognition

Suggestions of people to tag in photos is a feature that began as early as 2010. It will also work to prevent catfishing and revenge porn by alerting you when your face is in someone else's profile picture. Facebook deletes the template of anyone who then opts out, Rob Sherman, Facebook's deputy chief privacy officer, said in a statement . Spoiler alert: Those expecting a company that celebrates its facial recognition capabilities to answer, "Yes, be afraid", will be sorely disappointed.

Tech Google Assistant SDK expands hardware integration to Germany, Japan, and United Kingdom
Author: 0 Google Assistant SDK expands hardware integration to Germany, Japan, and United Kingdom

As part of the expansion, Google Assistant SDK is now available in English, French, German, and Japanese, according to a Google blog post. This is great for those times when the user says something such as "Ok Google, set the temperature to 78 degrees", since the Google Assistant will turn such queries into structured intents via cloud-based automated speech recognition (ASR) and natural language understanding (NLU).

Author: 0 Amazon brings Firefox and Silk web browser to Fire TV

Mozilla has just announced that the Firefox web browser is now available on Amazon's Fire TV platform and, yes, it can play web videos, including YouTube. Web browsing feature on Fire TV goes live in over 100 countries. Vice President of Firefox. "Starting today, we will be able to expand the already great Fire TV experience by enabling viewers to surface a multitude of web content - including videos - through Firefox".

Tech Pokemon Go Receives iPhone-Exclusive AR+ Features Today
Author: 0 Pokemon Go Receives iPhone-Exclusive AR+ Features Today

More than a year after its initial launch, Pokemon Go is often remembered for its rabid players that overwhelmed parks and swarmed streets looking for cute little pocket monsters. Plus, if you capture the Pokemon at close range, you will receive an Expert Handler bonus that provides additional XP and Stardust. If you opt to use AR+, you'll also see gameplay benefits.

Author: 0 There's a reason why iPhones get slower after every iOS update

Now, it's confirmed that every time your friend adviced you against downloading a tempting new software update, they were right. Apple today, in a statement to The Verge , has confirmed that it has been intentionally hampering the performance of older iPhones to avoid the pesky early shutdown bug.

Author: 0 Amazon Music Storage subscriptions are being retired

Amazon announced recently that the company's Amazon Music Storage subscription plans are being retired. Audi's 2018 Q5 and A5 will also have have Amazon Music integration, and we can expect future cars from Audi to also sport the feature.

Tech New LG 4K And 5K Monitors Launching At CES
Author: 0 New LG 4K And 5K Monitors Launching At CES

Like the 32UK950 above, it will have HDR600 support and Thunderbolt 3 . In the lead up to CES , LG revealed a new selection of monitors today that are definitely aimed at enthusiasts. The second 2018 monitor that LG introduced is the UltraWide 34WK95U. LG's model 32UK950 monitor features the same borderless design and Edge ArcLine Stand as its 5K UltraWide monitor.

Tech Windows Hello facial scanner hacked using images taken with IR cams
Author: 0 Windows Hello facial scanner hacked using images taken with IR cams

Netflix's blog post notes its thrill "to announce the addition of High Dynamic Range (HDR) support on Windows 10 for both the Edge browser and the Netflix app", and says that "with this update, Netflix members who have a supported device and a premium plan can enjoy fantastic Netflix movies and shows in HDR".

Tech Magic Leap debuts augmented reality glasses
Author: 0 Magic Leap debuts augmented reality glasses

U.S. startup Magic Leap on 20 December, unveiled its augmented reality goggles Magic Leap One which will start shipping from next year. From editing an elaborate 3D model to playing a first-person shooter in your living room, Magic Leap One is supposed to produce lightfield objects in intricate detail.

Tech Here are the top deals on Mi smartphones, accessories
Author: 0 Here are the top deals on Mi smartphones, accessories

It is originally priced at Rs 1799. At the ₹1 sale, you can buy a Redmi 5A Gold Edition (2GB 16GB), a Redmi Y1 Lite Gold Edition (2GB 16GB), a Mi Wi-Fi Repeater 2 (White), a Mi VR Play 2 (Dark Grey), a Mi Router 3C (White), or a Mi Band (HRX Edition - Black).

Tech Facebook introduces new tools to prevent online harassment
Author: 0 Facebook introduces new tools to prevent online harassment

That's why Facebook is rolling out new features meant to make it more hard for harassers to maintain contact with the people they target after they have been blocked. The company also introduced a "snooze" feature last week, which lets you mute annoying friends for up to 30 days. Currently, this wonderful feature is only available for one-on-one chats and company said that it will be rolling it out to group messages soon.

Tech German authorities rule Facebook is abusing monopoly position
Author: 0 German authorities rule Facebook is abusing monopoly position

The regulator has now turned its assessment over to Facebook, which will have an opportunity to respond to its criticisms and present its own justifications or proposals for solutions on the matter. It says that Facebook has around 30 million users per month in Germany of which 23 million use the service on a daily basis. In a preliminary assessment, the Federal Cartel Office (FCO) said it had focused its probe on the U.S.

Tech Facebook says number of government data requests up considerably
Author: 0 Facebook says number of government data requests up considerably

Facebook, which released the Government Requests Report for the first half of 2017, on Tuesday registered 21% spike from India compared with the same period past year. We continue to be deeply concerned by internet disruptions, which can create barriers for businesses and prevent people from sharing and communicating with their family and friends.

Tech Facebook takes on fake profiles with facial recognition tech
Author: 0 Facebook takes on fake profiles with facial recognition tech

The new feature is based on the same technology Facebook has used to suggest friends you may want to tag in photos or videos. "Our technology analyzes the pixels in photos you're already tagged in and generates a string of numbers we call a template".

Tech Twitter begins enforcing rules on 'hateful, abusive' content
Author: 0 Twitter begins enforcing rules on 'hateful, abusive' content

At least one of the tweets shared by Trump, a still from a video purportedly featuring a Muslim migrant assaulting a Dutch teenager, was called out as false. Twitter says it will require tweets that glorify violence or the perpetrators of a violent act to be removed, and will permanently suspend accounts that repeatedly violate this rule.

Author: 0 Google Chrome to Start Blocking Ads Natively on February 15

Ads are the biggest source of Google's revenue, so it was a little surprising to see the search giant announce that Chrome , its homegrown web browser, would stop showing certain kinds web ads in early 2018 . Beginning in January, the group will certify publishers and supply-side networks that agree to abide by the standards and block ads to those that don't.

Author: 0 Google Chrome Lands On Windows Store As A Download Link

Some Microsoft rivals have made plans to list their apps on the Windows Store. So, even though we're seeing a listing for Chrome go live on the Windows Store today, it isn't the actual browser that you'll be downloading. For most Windows 10 users, that app was more of an annoyance than anything: They can download Chrome, as they always have. "[Note to Windows 10 S users] Windows 10 S is incompatible with apps like Google Chrome ".

Tech Honda to slot third-gen Insight hybrid above Civic
Author: 0 Honda to slot third-gen Insight hybrid above Civic

Internally and externally, the Insight has a lot of Civic DNA. For starters, the 2019 Insight will use Honda's two-motor hybrid system (instead of the old IMA hybrid system) for improved performance. "You won't have to be an electrification advocate to appreciate the new Insight - it's a great vehicle in its own right, independent of what's happening under the hood".

Tech The MOST Annoying Thing About Google Home, The Pixel 2 & Google Assistant
Author: 0 The MOST Annoying Thing About Google Home, The Pixel 2 & Google Assistant

Google has surprisingly stripped its Pixel lineup of the 3.5 mm headphone jack after heavily advertising its existence on the first Pixel iteration a year ago. This particular solution works in some cases, but not all. To do this, users will have to go to Settings System About phone and tap on the build number of the Android software version seven times.

Tech Huawei Enjoy 7S With 5.65-Inch 18:9 Display Launched: Price, Specifications
Author: 0 Huawei Enjoy 7S With 5.65-Inch 18:9 Display Launched: Price, Specifications

Inspite of being a mid-range smartphone, the Huawei Enjoy 7S offers nearly all the advanced technology features which are available on most of the high-end smartphones of other giants such as Samsung , LG etc. The cameras feature LED flash light and a few other different capturing modes to capture the flawless shots. The two cameras come with a 12-megapixel RGB sensor and a 20-megapixel monochrome sensor along with optical image stabilization (OIS) for exposure compensation, focus mode ...