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Author: 0 Nokia 7 Plus with Snapdragon 660 and 4GB RAM spotted on GeekBench

Nokia 7 Plus will be powered by Snapdragon 660 processor, an upgrade from Snapdragon 630 SoC in Nokia 7. In a new potential development, a rather interesting GeekBench listing has popped up online, originating from what appears to be a Nokia 7 Plus.

Tech Srinagar: Two civilians killed in security forces 'firing'
Author: 0 Srinagar: Two civilians killed in security forces 'firing'

It said a junior commissioned officer accompanying the convoy got hit on the head and fell unconscious suffering serious injury. "They caused extensive damage to these vehicles and tried to set them on fire", said Colonel Rajesh Kalia, defence spokesman at Srinagar .

Tech Robinhood, the Investing App for Millennials, to Add Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies
Author: 0 Robinhood, the Investing App for Millennials, to Add Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies

While the company will offer the crypto-trading service to consumers without a commission, the trading price will presumably incorporate the cost Robinhood pays to its partners to acquire the digital assets in the first place. We plan on bringing that mind-set to the crypto space. Mr Tenev, and his co-founder friend Baiju Bhatt have certainly made investing easier for millennials, and in an interview last year the pair claimed that they'd won the battle to get millennials - best understood ...

Tech Intel's solution for Meltdown raises more questions than answers
Author: 0 Intel's solution for Meltdown raises more questions than answers

But the extent of the flaws - estimated to potentially affect virtually every single modern PC, server and mobile device on Earth - and the public perception about Intel allowing such flaws to occur, and being nearly unable to stop them, have created a sense the chip company has given up on trying to fix the matter.

Tech Destiny 2 is improving raid rewards with next week's patch
Author: 0 Destiny 2 is improving raid rewards with next week's patch

Because Shaders are unique items that generate a unique set of rewards , players could easily see items go missing. Bungie is looking into ways to allow players to copy existing shaders , and may also reintroduce shader collections. Giving an example, the developer says that while playing the Leviathan Raid , a new mod - called Emperor's Blaze - will now give 25% buff to Solar ability damage.

Tech How Russia could attack Britain's infrastructure
Author: 0 How Russia could attack Britain's infrastructure

Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson warned that Russian Federation could kill "thousands and thousands" of Brits, "creating total chaos within the country", commenting after the announcement of a Ministry of Defence (MoD) spending review. 'Why would they keep photographing and looking at power stations, why are they looking at the interconnectors that bring so much electricity and so much energy into our country?' he told the Telegraph in an interview.

Author: 0 'After AG, Robert Mueller seeks to query Donald Trump in Russian Federation probe'

First reported by the New York Times and subsequently confirmed to TIME by the Justice Department, Attorney General Jeff Sessions was interviewed by Mueller's team in January. Mueller's is just one of several ongoing investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Another option that Mr. Trump considered in discussions with his advisers was dismissing the deputy attorney general, Rod J.

Tech Apple announces iOS 11.3
Author: 0 Apple announces iOS 11.3

The next-generation iPhone line-up is similar to the portfolio it launched a year ago: two LCD panel-based devices - the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus; and the OLED-based iPhone X . This technology integrates the 2D images into augmented reality and you could see it like real with the help of this updated technology. Users can communicate directly with businesses right inside iMessage.

Tech Qualcomm and Leading Chinese Manufacturers Announce
Author: 0 Qualcomm and Leading Chinese Manufacturers Announce "5G Pioneer" Initiative

The 5G Pioneer initiative will see the chipmaker collaborating with Lenovo, OPPO , vivo , Xiaomi , ZTE and Wingtech to conduct research and development into the requirements of 5G smartphones. "OPPO is committed to bringing superior camera smartphones to young people, and focus on technological innovation in mobile photo capturing", said Andy Wu, vice president, OPPO.

Tech Michigan State President Steps Down After Nassar's Sentencing
Author: 0 Michigan State President Steps Down After Nassar's Sentencing

Even though Nassar , the Olympic gymnastics team doctor, was sentenced to 175 years in jail, Olympic officials said there was still a lot of cleaning up to do, and much of it starts with the gymnastics board, under whose watch much of the abuse occurred.

Tech White House Defends Ad Calling Democrats 'Complicit' in Killings
Author: 0 White House Defends Ad Calling Democrats 'Complicit' in Killings

The ad goes on to state that Democrats are " complicit " in illegal alien crime so long as they continue supporting open borders policies like sanctuary cities - which harbor criminal illegal aliens and shield them from deportation - while blocking full funding for a wall on the southern border and legal immigration-cutting reforms to raise the wages of American workers.

Tech George Soros Just Launched A Scathing Attack On Google And Facebook
Author: 0 George Soros Just Launched A Scathing Attack On Google And Facebook

Soros called this possible move by the United States " a self-contradictory strategy ", CNBC reports. "Indeed, the United States is set on a course to nuclear war by refusing to accept that North Korea has become a nuclear power". But he predicted that the U.S. president's appeal would not last. Most of those organizations were said to be funded by George Soros, which raised questions about whether the groups were struggling for democratic values or they were merely trying to make Trump's ...

Tech Lawmakers in Illinois, New York propose tackle football bans for youth
Author: 0 Lawmakers in Illinois, New York propose tackle football bans for youth

Before her husband's diagnosis of dementia at age 52, Nicholson-Sullivan said , he began showing symptoms that included "unmitigated" rage, confusion, paranoia, aggression, debilitating depression, severe sleep disturbances and suicidal thoughts, "which is very common among folks that have (CTE)", she said.

Tech Stephens Believes Adobe (NASDAQ: ADBE) Won't Stop Here
Author: 0 Stephens Believes Adobe (NASDAQ: ADBE) Won't Stop Here

Wpx Energy Inc now has $6.15 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.46% or $0.4 during the last trading session, reaching $85.65. About 378,608 shares traded. (NYSE:WPX) for 4.05 million shares. Private Advisor Gru Llc stated it has 41,078 shares. Gamble Jones Counsel reported 0.06% stake. Since August 9, 2017, it had 1 insider purchase, and 7 selling transactions for $6.56 million activity.

Tech WhatsApp flooded with 'Good Morning' greetings in India
Author: 0 WhatsApp flooded with 'Good Morning' greetings in India

The desire to send a thoughtful "good morning" message is causing smartphone chaos for people in India and the Google researchers in Silicon Valley who are working to fix the problem. Using Facebook's proprietary messaging service WhatsApp, one 71-year-old man wakes up every morning at roughly 6 a.m.to send good-morning greetings to around 50 of his closest friends and family.

Tech Amazon Echo and Alexa have just been launched in Ireland
Author: 0 Amazon Echo and Alexa have just been launched in Ireland

It comes in black or white, but it's a shame Amazon doesn't make it in other colours and didn't opt for swappable shells as with the Echo 2. Ultimately, there's better support for smart home kit in the U.S. You can either drop in, and immediately hear what the recipient's Echo can hear (with the owner's permission), or you can make a call, where the Echo will ring until the recipient picks up, or rejects your call.

Tech Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 detailed specifications leaked on 3C certification website
Author: 0 Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 detailed specifications leaked on 3C certification website

Ahead of the official announcement, the upcoming Redmi Note 5 has been subjected to several leaks and rumours which suggest that the device may see major improvements in the design, camera, software as well as hardware departments compared to its predecessor and Xiaomi's self-claimed "best selling" smartphone of 2017 - Redmi Note 4 .

Author: 0 Commonwealth Equity Services Inc Raises Position in Walt Disney Co (DIS)

The volume of the company in the last trading session was 7.2 Million. About 963,976 shares traded. The Walt Disney Company (DIS) performance during the last one year upgraded 2.41 percent, while its year to date (YTD) performance showed a positive trend of 2.78 percent.

Tech Apple now has almost 30 self-driving vehicles roaming California streets
Author: 0 Apple now has almost 30 self-driving vehicles roaming California streets

That's in addition to three self-driving vehicles for which Apple sought permits in April of 2017 . While it was long rumored that Apple is interested in developing a full-fledged auto, the company only seems to be working on self-driving vehicle technology that it might end up selling to conventional auto manufacturers.

Author: 0 Important Factors to Analyse a Good Investment: Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI)

Watching some historical volatility numbers on shares of Norbord Inc. It has underperformed by 4.64% the S&P500. Activision Blizzard, Inc . (NASDAQ: ATVI)'s latest quote $71.55 $1.23 0.35% will find technical support in $71.01 a share and a breakdown below this region would be a significantly bearish signal for Activision Blizzard, Inc .

Tech Apple Orders Damien Chazelle Drama Series
Author: 0 Apple Orders Damien Chazelle Drama Series

The straight-to-series order has yet to reveal an episode count or premise, but Chazelle is confirmed to write and direct every episode of the first season. It was a big get for Netflix , as the very in-demand filmmaker had agreed to direct two of the show's eight episodes, helping set the tone for a series that takes place in contemporary multicultural Paris.

Tech Nokia 8 gets Android 8.1 Oreo beta update
Author: 0 Nokia 8 gets Android 8.1 Oreo beta update

The company's 2017 flagship, Nokia 8 was the first by any OEM to get Android 8 .0 Oreo under beta, followed by an official rollout. As we've seen, some Oreo-compatible phones such as the OnePlus 5T are resistant to Google's "Project Treble", which allows Android users to update their devices to the most current version of the popular operating system .

Tech Minnie Mouse gets 40
Author: 0 Minnie Mouse gets 40

According to, producer of the Walk of Fame ceremonies, it has taken Minnie such a long time because Disney did not nominate her for the honour before now. "The definition of icon may fluctuate through the ages, but there are some undeniably special characters who are iconic and I can't think of anyone who embodies that more than my dear friend Minerva Mouse (Minnie's full name)", said Perry.

Tech Tiffany Haddish steals the scene - even reading Oscar nominations
Author: 0 Tiffany Haddish steals the scene - even reading Oscar nominations

He was referring to the sexual misconduct allegations involving the producer that emerged previous year, and joked that the fantasy film had been nominated for "Outstanding Achievement in Fish Penis Design". Paul Getty in a matter of weeks after principal photography had been completed. But the award will go to Frances McDormand for her work as the fearlessly combative mother of a murdered daughter in "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri ".

Tech Samsung Focuses on Camera with Galaxy S9
Author: 0 Samsung Focuses on Camera with Galaxy S9

It could be that Samsung will be joining the bandwagon, but how the Galaxy S9 will be distinct is something to watch for. They're probably wrong. While there are plenty of leaks out there to be sure, it's my experience over the past 14 years of covering phones that everyone always gets some things wrong in advance-and it's the people who most bombastically say they're right who get things the most wrong.

Tech BMW 8 Series nearly ready for production
Author: 0 BMW 8 Series nearly ready for production

Said round of high speed testing is being carried out at the high speed proving grounds in Aprilia, Italy. Though not yet confirmed, the video also gives a taste of what sounds like an angry turbocharged V8 under the bonnet. The drive and suspension systems are also being perfected during the tests. "Our customers and fans can look forward to a genuine sports vehicle". BMW has released the most revealing images yet of its new 8 Series coupe, which is set to be a sporty flagship model for ...

Tech Google Chrome now lets you permanently mute annoying websites
Author: 0 Google Chrome now lets you permanently mute annoying websites

In addition to the security-centric moves, Google has brought some changes to the Chrome 64 for Windows, Mac, and Linux to restrict abusive ad experiences. "Users watch and listen to a lot of media, and autoplay can make it faster and easier to consume on the web". Sundar Pichai, the then senior vice president of Chrome, speaks at Google's annual developer conference, Google I/O, in San Francisco on June 28, 2012.

Author: 0 Apple: Viewing medical records on devices is now possible

Beefed-up augmented reality: iPhones will now have the capacity to recognize vertical surfaces, such as walls and doors - whereas before they could only recognize horizontal surfaces such as tables. Building on the ability to limit access to apps for strangers mentioned above, being able to lock specific apps to your eyes only is a huge benefit that should make sensitive apps much more secure.

Tech Game of Thrones star puts Apple's new Animoji to test
Author: 0 Game of Thrones star puts Apple's new Animoji to test

In addition, the preview shows a new health records feature that compiles your medical data from multiple providers, such as hospitals and clinics, as well as data collected on your phone. The developer beta version of iOS 11 .3 is available now, with the public release set to launch shortly after at some point in the next few weeks.

Tech Twitter is Apparently Working on a 'Stories' feature
Author: 0 Twitter is Apparently Working on a 'Stories' feature

By lifting the restriction on where its content is seen, Snapchat will undoubtedly appeal to more users - especially those who just want to consume content, and who may find Snapchat's UI a tad too hard to comprehend. Last November, Twitter doubled its signature 140-character limit to 280 characters, which initially drew the ire of some users. While the feature is still in development and the design isn't final, it's meant to make it easier for users to spontaneously share clips of what they ...

Tech Google Rolls Out Mute Feature for Ads That Follow You Online
Author: 0 Google Rolls Out Mute Feature for Ads That Follow You Online

We should see these options rolling out today, so either jump over to your Ad Settings or go track down an unsavory ad to give them a spin for yourself. It also can't get rid of the annoying barrage of ads from your Facebook and Instagram feeds. Once the user adjusts the required settings, the reminder ads would be removed from the company's entire domain, notes VentureBeat.

Tech Apple iBooks To Challenge Amazon In Ebook Market With Redesign
Author: 0 Apple iBooks To Challenge Amazon In Ebook Market With Redesign

Clearly Apple doesn't want to miss the chance to capitalize on the e-book and audiobook market, which has become increasingly popular but is also now dominated by Amazon. Apple recently moved its audiobook offerings from the Music app to the iBooks app, but having a dedicated tab for audiobooks will make them more easily accessible for customers.

Tech PUBG celebrates 4M players on Xbox One with free loot crates
Author: 0 PUBG celebrates 4M players on Xbox One with free loot crates

The developers say this is "in order to optimize the server and game client performance" - presumably all the physics objects, impact events, and other bits were having issues. In an effort to improve the performance of the game and its servers, PUBG Corp.is removing weapons from the spawn island entirely in a new update on the game's test server.