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Tech Modi government says no to Google Street View
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Voice input and output is becoming a huge part of consumer electronics and cloud services, thanks to the surge in sales of devices like Amazon's Echo and Google Home. This updated model can generate raw waveforms 1,000x faster than the original, and can generate one second of speech in 50 milliseconds. For standard (non-WaveNet) voices, the first 4 million characters are free and then it's $4 per 1 million characters, and for WaveNet voices, the first 1 million characters are free after ...

Tech Google releases Android P developer preview for Wear OS
Author: 0 Google releases Android P developer preview for Wear OS

Google may not be officially serving the "P" dessert to most consumers but everything must be ready as early as possible. There are a couple caveats to this early developer preview of the OS, with the biggest being that Wear OS is only supported on two Huaweismartwatches.

Tech Apple iOS 11.3 adds health records for battery, people too
Author: 0 Apple iOS 11.3 adds health records for battery, people too

Owners of compatible iOS devices can follow instructions here to update to iOS 11 .3. A new privacy icon and detailed privacy information will appear whenever Apple asks for access to personal information to enable features, secure Apple services or personalize an iOS experience.

Tech New Uprising Event in Overwatch Dated For April 10th
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It seems the event is set to return on April 10th in 2018. The last event featured over 100 new items to earn during the Uprising event. We opined shortly after it went live that Uprising was "the best case for an Overwatch campaign yet", because "it's a story that genuinely matters".

Tech Texas girl who vanished almost 2 years ago found alive
Author: 0 Texas girl who vanished almost 2 years ago found alive

A court order was issued after Amanda's boyfriend allegedly punched the 5-year-old in the nose and threatened to kill the family by driving their auto into a pond. Officers found Amanda Martinez and two of her children but not Mariah. The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal reports that Amanda Martinez was arrested on felony charges in 2017.

Tech Evolution Breaks Out of its Pen with June Release Date
Author: 0 Evolution Breaks Out of its Pen with June Release Date

Frontier's newest video game, Jurassic World Evolution , let's you do all that times 10. As with other titles like Roller Coaster Tycoon , Jurassic World Evolution will task players with building and running a successful theme park .

Tech Police search for three children after cliff crash kills parents, three siblings
Author: 0 Police search for three children after cliff crash kills parents, three siblings

The California Highway Patrol has not determined why the vehicle went off the ocean overlook on the Pacific Coast Highway, about 150 miles north of San Francisco. "I won't know if it rolled over the edge or launched over the edge", said CHP Officer Christopher Dalin, who supervises the Multidisciplinary Accident Investigation Team or MAIT assigned to the crash.

Tech Facebook to give users more control over personal information
Author: 0 Facebook to give users more control over personal information

Facebook has also made a new Privacy Shortcuts menu . "We want to let advertisers know that we will be shutting down Partner Categories ", Graham Mudd , a product marketing director at the company said: "This product enables third-party data providers to offer their targeting directly on Facebook ".

Tech GoPro Hero Sports and Action Camera with 10MP Launched for Rs.18990
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GoPro HERO adds to our world class selection and will help strengthen Flipkart's dominant leadership in cameras. In related news, SVP Sharon S. Zezima sold 14,966 shares of GoPro stock in a transaction on Friday, February 16th. The new GoPro hero is compatible with over 30 different mount types , which can be used to fix the unit to handlebars or helmet. That was no doubt one of the reasons GoPro signed a licensing deal last week with Jabil (who actually builds many of GoPro's ...

Tech Genesis Essentia Concept unveiled at New York Motor Show
Author: 0 Genesis Essentia Concept unveiled at New York Motor Show

Genesis wants to challenge the "status quo" for Gran Turismo cars with the Essentia. The Essentia concept is a battery electric auto, a first for Genesis, in a sleek lightweight 4-passenger GT coupe with a carbon fiber monocoque and carbon fiber exterior panels, including butterfly doors.

Tech Far Cry 5 reviews are in
Author: 0 Far Cry 5 reviews are in

The journey to the Hope County, Montana, USA will now be explored by all owners of PC as well as Xbox One . While play, create, share isn't the first thing that comes to mind when I think of Far Cry , Far Cry Arcade has an impressively intricate map editor that allows players to create their own maps, both for PVE challenges and PVP competitive matches.

Tech Apple unveils new privacy tools ahead of European Union law
Author: 0 Apple unveils new privacy tools ahead of European Union law

The "Music Videos" category has already appeared for many iPhone and iPad users running iOS 11.2.6. As told in an earlier article in detail, iOS 11.3 delivers a new and important feature to keep a close eye on your iPhone's battery and performance .

Tech Facebook to Introduce New Privacy Tools
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Facebook said it will make it more straightforward for users to change their privacy settings and delete data they've already shared with the social media company . Users will be able to review information that has been shared and delete it. A lot of companies would be trapped by the conventions and their legacies of what they've built, doing a privacy change - doing a privacy change for 350 million users is not the kind of thing that a lot of companies would do.

Tech Microsoft Chief Nadella Creates Two Divisions In Another Shake-Up
Author: 0 Microsoft Chief Nadella Creates Two Divisions In Another Shake-Up

With us now approaching 700M active Windows 10 users, commercial usage growing 84% YOY, Xbox One running a Windows 10 core, Surface innovation highlighting the Microsoft 365 experience, HoloLens bringing breakthroughs in computer vision, a universal store enabling GamePass, Azure reserved instances, and Office distribution, and a revitalized partner ecosystem - we've made incredible progress, and set the foundation for a new chapter to begin.

Tech Google Testing 'More Results' Button On Mobile Search
Author: 0 Google Testing 'More Results' Button On Mobile Search

Now, Google who have a single index that it uses to produce search results, would not be able to filter out mobile-optimised pages for a user viewing the results on a smartphone. Google said it took this decision because most of its search traffic comes from mobile devices and its search engine should also reflect the current situation.

Tech Facebook overhauls privacy settings
Author: 0 Facebook overhauls privacy settings

By doing so, these users also handed over data from their friends' profile pages to the researcher-under terms that Facebook permitted at the time. Settings also allows you to change who can see your posts, tag you in photos, what ads are targeted to you, and disable facial recognition.

Tech No Man's Sky To Get Biggest Update Yet, Xbox One Launch Confirmed
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Next will be the fourth major update to the game , after its Foundation , Pathfinder , and Atlas Rises updates which have launched over the past 18 months. "Really thanks to the community, each previous update for No Man's Sky has been more successful than the last". Murray informed that China is their second biggest market since the release of Atlas Rises , so they are excited to "be able to support that further".

Tech The New Education-Focused iPad (2018) Vs. iPad Pro - Technical Specs Comparison
Author: 0 The New Education-Focused iPad (2018) Vs. iPad Pro - Technical Specs Comparison

In addition, Apple is updating its iWork suite of productivity apps - Pages, Numbers and Keynote - with new features to enhance documents, spreadsheets and presentations on the iPad . But the tablet adds a new A10 Fusion chip which was first released in the iPhone 7 in 2016, up from the A9 in the previous low-priced iPad . For schools , there are special prices starting at $299 for the tablet and $89 for the stylus.

Tech Google Images Makes it Easier to Find GIFs
Author: 0 Google Images Makes it Easier to Find GIFs

Inc. and Pinterest Inc. have successfully pitched advertisers on the appeal of online images for shoppers, cutting into Google's search business. The search engine giant is buying Tenor, the startup behind a popular mobile GIF keyboard , to power searches for GIFs on Google Images and other platforms like Google's keyboard app Gboard.

Tech Dunkin' Donuts running shoes are real
Author: 0 Dunkin' Donuts running shoes are real

The Saucony x Dunkin' Kinvara 9 sneakers are now available for pre-order with other purchasing opportunities down the road, so feast your eyes on the most appetizing footwear you've ever seen and prepare for some shopping. With the DD Perks Rewards program, guests earn points towards free beverages with each purchase of Dunkin' coffee, espressos, sandwiches, and more. Dunkin Donuts and the shoe manufacturer Saucony collaborated on a new shoe.

Tech Subaru Forester debuts with a bigger interior and more power
Author: 0 Subaru Forester debuts with a bigger interior and more power

The redesigned 2019 Forester moves to the new Subaru Global Platform that made its debut with the redesigned 2017 Impreza and helped make the sedan quieter, more agile and more stable. We're waiting on a reply from Subaru SA as to when the new Forester will be released in South Africa. The dual-mode X-Mode is standard on Sport, Limited and Touring grades.

Tech Oracle Wins $8.8 Billion Lawsuit Against Google
Author: 0 Oracle Wins $8.8 Billion Lawsuit Against Google

Several research analysts have recently weighed in on ORCL shares. Burt Wealth Advisors now owns 2,151 shares of the enterprise software provider's stock valued at $107,000 after acquiring an additional 88 shares in the last quarter. Its up 0.02, from 1.13 in 2017Q3. Oracle's dividend payout ratio is now 92.68%. "Any of these scenarios could negatively impact the value developers offer and the roles they play in their organizations, and also add to the time and cost required for software ...

Tech Tim Cook slams Facebook's privacy standards
Author: 0 Tim Cook slams Facebook's privacy standards

Apple chief executive Tim Cook said in an interview Wednesday with Recode's Kara Swisher that if the Federal Bureau of Investigation iPhone privacy "case came up again, we would fight again". In other comments, Cook rejected the notion that Apple builds its devices overseas. "I wouldn't be in this situation", he said. People fixate on the final assembly in China, but he noted the device's components, design and assembly come from various places.

Tech Dragon Quest XI gets a big Nintendo Switch games release update
Author: 0 Dragon Quest XI gets a big Nintendo Switch games release update

In addition to delivering over 100 hours of content, this version of the game will also feature several upgrades and enhancements that were not included in the Japanese release. The Nintendo Switch version has yet to be revealed. It also has camera mode that allows players to take in views of the handsome landscape and character renders.

Tech PS Plus Free Games April 2018: Mad Max, Trackmania Turbo and More
Author: 0 PS Plus Free Games April 2018: Mad Max, Trackmania Turbo and More

The Mad Max game may not be great (especially next to just how revered Fury Road is), but it is at least good . Well yes, we do, as it is also cross-buy on PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4, meaning more people will get it. It is also worth pointing out that the game's plot is not based off any of the movies, instead having its own story. The game is a twin-stick shooter, featuring up to 4-player support, including team and other various modes of play.

Tech Microsoft To Ban Users Using 'Offensive Language'
Author: 0 Microsoft To Ban Users Using 'Offensive Language'

So Microsoft's new anti-offensive language policy pulls in the opposite direction of our expressive nature. It looks as though Microsoft is trying to clamp down on any toxicity within the community by suspending accounts that would violate the offensive language rule.

Tech Sea of Thieves Breaks Two Records for Microsoft and Xbox
Author: 0 Sea of Thieves Breaks Two Records for Microsoft and Xbox

The Windows Store issues are a pain in the butt, but the PC version still offers more control over the settings than the Xbox One version, allowing you to choose how much graphical fidelity you're willing to sacrifice to hit your desired frame rate.

Tech Update Allows Google Home to Be Paired With Other Bluetooth Speakers
Author: 0 Update Allows Google Home to Be Paired With Other Bluetooth Speakers

A portable Bluetooth speaker can be a convenient way to tune into music wherever life takes you, and today's deal can keep your jams rocking even by the pool. the Google Home, Google Home Mini and the Google Home Max. If you want to make a request to change the song, you'll have to be within shouting distance of the Home.

Tech David Warner steps down as Sunrisers Hyderabad captain
Author: 0 David Warner steps down as Sunrisers Hyderabad captain

Smith and Mr. Warner with immediate effect from participation in IPL 2018 ", BCCI said in a statement, reported ESPNCricnfo. Warner, former captain Steve Smith and opener Cameron Bancroft have already been sent back to Australia. Shukla further revealed that the two franchises would be given an opportunity to replace the two players . "We have chose to bar them from this season".

Tech How To Buy The Huawei P20 Pro
Author: 0 How To Buy The Huawei P20 Pro

Huawei has just released its Huawei P20 Pro series on Tuesday, March 27, in Paris. The monthly payment starts at PLN 73 per month for the P20 and PLN 94 for the P20 Pro . Still being in the top 10 is a remarkable feat for the brand, which has never really made a focused, no pun intended, effort to aim for the camera gold.

Tech Production version debuts — Honda Insight Hybrid
Author: 0 Production version debuts — Honda Insight Hybrid

Honda also mentions the new 2019 Insight returns 55 mpg in the city, but keep in mind that's the carmaker's estimate and not EPA's. "The Honda Insight shows consumers that the efficiency of a hybrid auto doesn't mean sacrificing style, refinement or performance", said American Honda Motor senior vice president, Henio Arcangeli Jr.