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Industry Google releases Backup and Sync for Mac and Windows
Author: 0 Google releases Backup and Sync for Mac and Windows

Google launched its new Backup and Sync tool for desktops today, made specifically for users of Google Photos and Google Drive who are looking to keep their photos and documents in a safe space attached to their Google account. Google has not announced any changes to Drive subscription plans with Backup and Sync . The tool might be straightforward enough, but the same can't be said for Google's cloud storage pricing: Users get 15GB of space for free, which is shared across Gmail, ...

Industry Ed Sheeran's Concert India: Tickets Go on Sale Today
Author: 0 Ed Sheeran's Concert India: Tickets Go on Sale Today

If you've been waiting for the moment to hit click on the "buy" button for tickets to your favourite ginger-haired singer's concert in Mumbai, then 11 July is the day. Ed Sheeran is on a tour for his ongoing Album Divide . The tickets are available on a first come-first served basis. The ticket prices from Rs.

Industry Two held in Berlin after heist of a 221lb gold Canadian coin
Author: 0 Two held in Berlin after heist of a 221lb gold Canadian coin

Berlin officers confirmed the suspects were related to each other and all aged between 18 and 20. The coin was not recovered in the operation. "We've got enough evidence to charge them", said Carsten Pfohl of the Berlin regional criminal force, who headed the investigation into one of the most audacious robberies in recent German history.

Industry Google Announces HDR Video Support Available for Chromecast Ultra
Author: 0 Google Announces HDR Video Support Available for Chromecast Ultra

Google added 4K movies to the store back in December and is now including the impressive HDR standard, which improves the vividness and accuracy of colour reproduction, on several movies. That means a Chromecast Ultra hooked up to an HDR-compatible TV set for now, but presumably the content will eventually hit HDR-compliant smartphones such as the Galaxy S8 or LG G6 (and hopefully a Pixel 2 in a few months), as well.

Industry Sudan decries U.S. delay of lifting sanctions
Author: 0 Sudan decries U.S. delay of lifting sanctions

The United States will revoke the sanctions if the (government of Sudan) is assessed to have sustained progress in these areas at the end of the extended review period. The conflict broke out when ethnic African rebels took up arms against Khartoum's Arab-dominated government, accusing it of marginalising Darfur.

Industry Apple to build first data centre in China
Author: 0 Apple to build first data centre in China

While China's new user data policy is receiving lots of criticism, the government authorities have clarified that the rule is not meant to put global companies under pressure, but to protect its citizens from worldwide cyber threats and terrorism.

Industry Jio's new data plans help Reliance Industries shares touch 10-year high
Author: 0 Jio's new data plans help Reliance Industries shares touch 10-year high

According to the Analysys Mason , Mobile data consumers in India will be paying not more than ₹50 per GB by 2020 against ₹228 which they paid for a GB in 2016. For Rs 309, users got 3 months of unlimited data, calls and SMSs on Jio . If Jio's three-month offers Summer Surprise and Dhan Dhana Dhan plans bought by you in April are still active, the data benefits are likely to end soon .

Industry Intel Ships New Xeon Processors For Data Centres
Author: 0 Intel Ships New Xeon Processors For Data Centres

In India , National Stock Exchange (NSE) and cloud service provider NxtGen have been a part of this initiative, and are expected to benefit from a dramatic performance increase of 1.65X on average over previous generation technology. The new processors offer 138 times deep learning performance gains and 113 times inference gains, meaning customers can do more inference on general-purpose hardware without the need for specialised accelerators.

Industry Google wants human-centred AI technologies
Author: 0 Google wants human-centred AI technologies

DeepMind and the British healthcare system have teamed up to build disease detection and diagnosis apps, while Cambridge researchers have used machine learning to identify when livestock are sad or in pain. Compounded by other intersectional factors, the Fourth Industrial Revolution certainly isn't going to be an easy process, but with Google's new initiative , we are definitely taking one step further in the right direction: the hope is that as the PAIR team grows and as its work expands, ...

Industry End of windows 8.1 phones?
Author: 0 End of windows 8.1 phones?

While never finding the same kind of popularity as its competitors, millions of smartphones running Windows Mobile have been sold from a wide range of manufacturers including HTC and Samsung . The 8.1 update came with a new notification center, revamped the people hub and brought changes that made it look like any other smartphone on the market.

Industry The wireless-charging Dell Latitude 7000 Laptop
Author: 0 The wireless-charging Dell Latitude 7000 Laptop

Dell has also started selling the new Latitude 5289 on its official website today, starting at $899.99 for the entry-level variant which comes with an Intel Core i3, 128GB SSD storage, and 4GB RAM. If you're interested in taking advantage of its cool, wireless charging capability, be prepared to pay more, however. When it comes to ports, the Latitude 7285 includes two USB Type-C Thunderbolt 3, a USIM card slot (WWAN only) and a United States dollars 3.0 Memory card reader.

Industry Red develops world's first holographic smartphone
Author: 0 Red develops world's first holographic smartphone

The phone is now available to preorder here and is scheduled to ship early 2018. The smartphone will also integrate into the Red camera program, enabling it to work with the company's Scarlet , EPIC and Weapon line of 8K cameras to act as a user interface and monitor.

Industry Govt okays Amazon's $500 million plan for food retail
Author: 0 Govt okays Amazon's $500 million plan for food retail

Amazon , already the number two player in India's fast-growing e-commerce market, hopes to expand its presence in the country with retailing of food. Amazon confirmed winning government approval for its plan to sell food products, but it declined to provide further details.

Industry The Escapists 2 Digs Out an August Release Date
Author: 0 The Escapists 2 Digs Out an August Release Date

The Escapists 2 will launch on August 22 for PC, PS4 and Xbox One . Available to pre-order starting today via Steam and at select retailers (digital pre-orders are poised to arrive soon), The Escapists 2 will cost you $19.99. The sandbox prison escape game has done remarkably well, and the sequel is adding "drop in, drop out" co-op for four players, both online and for couch play.

Industry Family saved from drowning by human chain
Author: 0 Family saved from drowning by human chain

Mom Roberta Ursrey , family members, and others swam over to rescue them, only to become trapped themselves. A idyllic summer day at Panama City Beach nearly turned into a tragedy when a family of six, including small children and their grandmother, was sucked out to sea by a riptide .

Industry Abercrombie & Fitch halts acquisition talks
Author: 0 Abercrombie & Fitch halts acquisition talks

According to a report by Reuters, two main players have been interested in the acquisition: Sycamore Partners, a private-equity firm from NY, which came the closest to sealing the deal; and American Eagle in partnership with Cerberus Capital Management.

Author: 0 IPhone 8 and iPhone 7s wireless charging accessory to be sold separately

The feature will surely be greeted by device owners but it's also a double-edged thing due to the fact that Apple is expected to sell a separate accessory to unlock that feature. Some believe that this could prove doubly beneficial to the fruit company, as the higher price would cool demand, allowing them to take more risks and include more features and parts that might be hard to include if they needed to make hundreds of millions of the same iPhone.

Industry Fears grow for Apple data centre in Athenry
Author: 0 Fears grow for Apple data centre in Athenry

Erik Stannow , the Nordic manager for Apple, said, "We're thrilled to be expanding our data center operations in Denmark, and investing in new sources of clean power". Apple has announced the construction of a second data center in Denmark, as a similar facility is held up in Ireland. The facilities were planned to be located in County Galway, Ireland, and Denmark's central Jutland.