Half Of Google Android Devices Didn't Get A Security Update In 2016

27 Mar, 2017

Our guide to the best Android O new features shows you how to get started with Google's big 2017 Android update. A few days back Google announced that its Google Assistant, the AI based feature would be available for all Android devices.

Hold up: Han Solo's real name might not actually be Han Solo?

25 Mar, 2017

Iger's hints about the story sound intriguing: we'll learn how Solo and wookie pal Chewbacca met and teamed up, plus discover the provenance of "a certain vehicle" - presumably the Millennium Falcon . Talking in an interview with Collider , the 55-year-old touched on the film's co-directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller and explained why he thinks the filmmaking duo could end up trumping all of the other Star Wars movies with this one.

Senate quashes an Obama-era regulation to protect your privacy online

24 Mar, 2017

Senate Republicans on Thursday voted along party lines to gut the FCC's broadband privacy regulations . It remains to be seen whether their colleagues in the House of Representatives and Donald Trump feel the same way. The FCC declined to comment on the Senate vote. "By passing the CRA resolution striking down the FCC's October privacy surprise, the Senate took a first step toward restoring a balanced privacy framework across the Internet", said High Tech Forum founder Richard Bennett.

EBay launches guaranteed three-day delivery in US

22 Mar, 2017

Typically, Amazon doesn't guarantee delivery within a specific timeframe, however, so eBay's service is a bit different. Beginning in the US this summer, eBay will allow some sellers to offer a "3 days or less" option, which will enable buyers to filter search results by items that promise delivery within a set period of time.

Microsoft reveals fancy new Xbox One controller

22 Mar, 2017

The Xbox One controller has went through a few iterations over the last several years. Microsoft has announced a swell new Xbox One wireless controller design that should be ideal for gamers suiting up for their next FPS campaign . Also, the custom button mapping feature is available through the Xbox Accessories App. Ever since the Pro controller came out, I thought that Xbox One needed something in the middle.

Middle East Airlines Hit By Secretive US Ban On Passengers' Electronic Devices

21 Mar, 2017

Royal Jordanian said it was following "instructions from the concerned U.S. departments" and would ban "laptops, cameras, DVD players, and electronic games" from the flight cabins. Royal Jordanian Airlines didn't specify which US departments instructed this ban, or specify whether the ban was temporary or permanent. CNN's Jon Ostrower reports that more than a dozen airlines are affected by these new procedures, but it's unclear which airlines we're actually talking about.

Nintendo Switch Production to Double

18 Mar, 2017

Even with Nintendo's plan to ship 2 million Nintendo Switch units in March, the console is still hard to find at retailers, seemingly sold out nearly everywhere. PS4 sold more than 13.5 million units in its first year. Several more game titles are lined up for the new console, so the plan could be in preparation to meet future high demands.

Honda launches compact crossover WR-V priced up to Rs9.99 lakh

17 Mar, 2017

The WR-V comes with a 5-speed manual transmission petrol engine and 6-speed manual transmission diesel engine. The WR-V is Honda's attempt to mimic the compact crossover and carries a sub-2litre engine on both the platforms. The diesel variant will have an entry price of Rs 8.79 lakh. Keeping its safety quotient high, Honda has standardised dual airbags along with options such as ABS with EBD across all the four variants.

Here's advice from Nintendo for fixing Switch Joy-Con issues

07 Mar, 2017

The Nintendo Switch is a hit with gamers and reviewers alike, though critics agree the console may have some storage issues. As The Verge notes, PC games don't recognize the Joy-Cons as viable controllers, which means you'll need to use a program like JoyToKey if you want to play with the Switch controllers on your computer.

GST Council passes crucial Central GST, Integrated GST laws

05 Mar, 2017

Further, the 4-slab rate structure of 5%, 12%, 18% and 28% that was agreed on a year ago will not be disturbed by this increase in the peak rate. The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council, which approved the Central GST and Integrated GST on Saturday in its 11th meeting, witnessed the state finance ministers talking in chorus with the centre.

China to increase military spending by 7% in 2017

05 Mar, 2017

Fu Ying, spokesperson for the 12th National People's Congress (NPC) annual session, said the increase is in line with China's economic development and defence needs, Xinhua news agency reported. The country's entire defense spending previous year accounted for less than a quarter of that of the United States. China points out that, as a developing country with a population of 1.37 billion, its defense spending per capita is a fraction of those of other nations.

Spotify Is Readying a Hi-Fi Music Streaming Tier

03 Mar, 2017

Now called Spotify Hi-FI, the offering became available to select Premium subscribers yesterday as part of a what appears to be an A/B test to determine the best price point. Signing up might also get audiophiles a free vinyl and discounts on future vinyl purchases. The music streaming provider is still in the middle of its price testing, The Verge reported.

UFC's Dana White announces Georges St-Pierre to face Michael Bisping

02 Mar, 2017

Although an official date and venue have yet to be announced, the UFC is hoping to have the fight take place in the latter half of 2017. This matchup may also come as a surprise to some as White was also on record stating St-Pierre could potentially drop down to lightweight ahead of his return.

Two senior Samsung Group executives offer to resign: Yonhap

26 Feb, 2017

Samsung headquarters in Seoul, Korea. At issue is whether millions in donations Samsung made to two foundations controlled by President Park's friend and confidant, Choi Soon-sil , were bribes to get the South Korean pension fund to back a merger between two of Samsung Group's holding companies.

Buffett's firm says 4Q profit up 15 percent on investments

26 Feb, 2017

Berkshire itself has done far better, with its stock price gaining 20.8 percent per year since Buffett took over in 1965, dwarfing the Standard & Poor's 500's 9.7 percent gain, including dividends. But Buffett lavishly praised Berkshire executive Ajit Jain, widely considered a leading CEO candidate, for smoothly running much of the conglomerate's insurance businesses.

Dodge Demon Lays Down Law (of Physics) in Latest Teaser

24 Feb, 2017

Dodge has designed the vehicle to be competent in most of the conditions it will face but also absolutely dominant when it comes to the drag strip. Recently, Dodge had the motoring world pretty bemused by quoting Metallica when talking about the Challenger SRT Demon's massive airbox.

Austrian Court Grants US Request For Extradition Of Ukrainian Tycoon Firtash

23 Feb, 2017

Mr Firtash was indicted in Chicago by a USA grand jury in 2012 for allegedly using US banks to pay off Indian officials in a failed attempt to secure titanium mining rights there. Extradition was green-lighted by the court but could still be derailed. Dieter Boehmdorfer, Mr Firtash's lawyer, reiterated that argument on Tuesday.

Gunners fans rage as striker will miss Sutton showdown

21 Feb, 2017

We can be sure that the players will be highly motivated, and will do everything they can to cause an even bigger upset, than fellow fifth-tier club Lincoln City , who progressed to the next round after beating Burnley at Turf Moor. Arsene Wenger: "Everyone focuses on the next game, to take care of the consequences a disappointing result can have on everybody's spirit and to make sure we bounce back and focus on the next game".

Partial sale of Dakota Access Pipeline completed after construction starts back up

17 Feb, 2017

They argued based on religious grounds but the ETP and the army disputed that the cultural sites have been affected and said there was time for the lawsuit to be heard before oil began to flow through the pipeline. U.S. District Court Judge James A. Boasberg rejected a request Monday by tribes to block temporary construction on the 1,172-mile, four-state pipeline's last piece under Lake Oahe.

Facebook Daily Active Users Hit 1.23B

03 Feb, 2017

Facebook has once again posted achieving record revenue , earning and the rise in user base as it continued to attract new users aboard it. Daily active users were 1.23 billion on average for December 2016, rising 18 percent year-over-year; while 1.15 billion of those users connected to Facebook on mobile devices.

The Marathon Petroleum Corporation (mpc) Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.36

03 Feb, 2017

Marathon Petroleum said it intends to spend $1.7 billion in its 2017 capital budget, including almost $1.2 billion on refining and marketing. Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO ) surprised the stock market in its last reported earnings when it earned -$0.11 a piece versus the consensus-estimated -$0.2.

Events in Vermont to Raise Awareness About School Choice

25 Jan, 2017

More than 20,000 events have been planned by various schools, organizations, and individuals across the country, but the White House, with a new president but for the seventh year in a row, does not appear to be hosting any public events to recognize the week.

Trump Appoints Anti-Regulation Net Neutrality Enemy to Head FCC

24 Jan, 2017

Like Wheeler before him , Pai has spent time directly serving telecom interests, having worked as a lawyer for Verizon from 2001 to 2003. Pai has always been critical of net neutrality, saying that the problem it's trying to solve - big internet providers acting as gatekeepers to what we see and do online - doesn't exist.

Here is a Better Look at the Nintendo Switch UI

24 Jan, 2017

We believe that by next holiday season, with the launch of Super Mario Odyssey, that the footprint for Nintendo Switch will be very broad. Nevertheless, Nintendo remains confident that their new console will not stumble like the Wii U .

Woman accused of taping her toddler son to wall is arrested

21 Jan, 2017

She faces the camera and explains her methods, saying: 'You can't clean without them running around tearing up? Her son can be heard trying to cry. Call children services now, you can have his a-. Not everyone was satisfied with how the case of OH teen mom Shayla Rudolph was handled, though. Reynoldsburg police said they are looking into the incident.

Fire Emblem Heroes: Nintendo's next smartphone game set for February release

21 Jan, 2017

The first game in the series debuted in 1990 in Japan, but it only came to North America in 2003, with the simply-titled " Fire Emblem " game for the Nintendo Game Boy Advance. Fire Emblem: Heroes , out February 2 for iOS and Android devices, once more pits two kingdoms against each other. So what did you think of all these titles? Different units you summon have different magical attributes, even if they're the same character, so you have to balance strengths and weakness.

Jets owner Johnson named United Kingdom ambassador

20 Jan, 2017

Johnson, who has owned the Jets since 2000, will likely be giving up day-to-day control of the franchise. "The ambassador, Woody Johnson , Court of St. Johnson, a big Republican donor, has been under consideration for the post since December, as revealed exclusively by Page Six . Johnson's appointment under Trump's impending presidency is not a surprise.

NHTSA Drops Tesla Autopilot Investigation, Highlights Technology Strengths

20 Jan, 2017

The Associated Press reports the National Transportation Safety Board is still investigating the Tesla crash, but it could be months before a final report is issued. The crash occurred on a divided highway, where the 2015 Model S collided with a tractor-trailer that was making a left turn across the Tesla driver's lane.

Microsoft Germany suggests Windows 7 is unfit for business use

19 Jan, 2017

With this purchase, the Redmond based tech major hopes to accelerate its 3D for everyone vision, which was introduced with the Windows 10 Creators Update with the ability to allow users to capture, create and share in 3D in October past year.

SpaceX is back to inventing the future after a successful rocket launch

15 Jan, 2017

The Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from California's Vandenberg Air Force Base at 5.54pm United Kingdom time to put 10 satellites into orbit for the Iridium communications company. IridiumNEXT satellites being fueled, pressurized & stacked on dispenser tiers at Vandenberg AFB for Falcon 9 launch. Video of the landing via a SpaceX webcast captured the entire descent, in which the Falcon 9 touched down almost dead center on its landing pad target.

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