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Sci-tech Riz Ahmed to star in Netflix's
Author: 0 Riz Ahmed to star in Netflix's "Hamlet"

Ahmed developed the adaptation with his friend and writer Mike Lesslie , and is now inking out a deal with Netflix to star. Emmy victor for HBO's The Night Of , Riz Ahmad, has been rumored to be in contact with the biggest streaming platform, Netflix.

Sci-tech ZTE Axon M's Two Screens Support Three Unique Viewing Modes
Author: 0 ZTE Axon M's Two Screens Support Three Unique Viewing Modes

The dual screens are attached by a sort of hinge mechanism with one display attached to the body while the other can be folded to the back or extended outwards. The Axon M is a whopping 12.1mm thick. The ZTE Axon M has Dolby Atmos audio support with a dual speaker system and standard 3.5mm headset jack. ZTE says it can be used in three different modes and you can switch between the three modes using the virtual "Axon M" button which is positioned beside the familiar Android navigation ...

Sci-tech GM, Cruise Get First Crack at NYC Autonomous Testing
Author: 0 GM, Cruise Get First Crack at NYC Autonomous Testing

Engineers will sit in the driver and passenger seats to make sure that nothing goes haywire, according to a statement from Gov. Cuomo. GM said it will expand its Cruise Automation presence in New York by beginning to build a team of employees in New York City.

Author: 0 Garmin Speak With Add Amazon Alexa To Your Car

The system also goes a step further than most, enabling users to control their home automation devices via Alexa in the auto; this includes turning off (compatible, connected) lights and adjusting thermostats. This way "users can stash away their smartphones and keep their hands on the steering wheel", Garmin wrote in a news release . "We are excited to be the first to offer Garmin GPS navigation and Amazon Alexa's intuitive voice service in the new Garmin Speak", said Dan Bartel, Garmin ...

Sci-tech Google provides stronger email security, launches
Author: 0 Google provides stronger email security, launches "advanced protection program"

These might be campaign staffers preparing for an upcoming election, journalists who need to protect the confidentiality of their sources, or people in abusive relationships seeking safety. One way attackers compromise accounts is to use the "I forgot my password" button to pretend they're the account holder and have been locked out. In addition to this, Advanced Protection limits the apps that are allowed to access your Google Drive or Gmail account ( which has been a vector for attacks in ...

Sci-tech Google Pulls Maps Calorie Estimator, Adds Planets to Visit
Author: 0 Google Pulls Maps Calorie Estimator, Adds Planets to Visit

Google is removing a cupcake-themed calorie counter from Maps after backlash from users, including concern over the feature being a possibly unscientific add-on that could trigger people with eating disorders . Twitter user Taylor Lorenz summed up the attitude of many when she tweeted that the feature could be "extremely triggering" for someone with eating disorders.

Author: 0 Microsoft's new MacBook Pro competitor, the Surface Book 2: Specs, pricing, availability

The Surface Book 2 will be out in November. Even as personal computer sales slow, Microsoft Corp.is adding yet another model to its growing line of Surface computers. Apart from some minor cosmetic changes, the real Surface Book 2 upgrades are under the hood. In other words, if you're unsure about what kind of performance that you can expect from the Type-C port , it's exactly the same as every Surface Connect port ever.

Sci-tech Moto X4 India Launch Now Set for November 13
Author: 0 Moto X4 India Launch Now Set for November 13

Amazon has already confirmed that it will be launching Alexa and Echo range of speakers on November 1 with the Indian accent. The price of the Motorola Moto X4 in Europe is Euro 399, which translates to Rs. There are no details about the pricing and availability of the device. We have seen how the Motorola Moto X4 Android version got official in our report (as mentioned here ).

Sci-tech Microsoft rolls out new Windows 10 update and laptops
Author: 0 Microsoft rolls out new Windows 10 update and laptops

Samsung is also releasing one early next month. The video offers a flash of various components and apps that have been redesigned with translucent blur, light, and other effects that aim to give Windows 10 more texture, depth and visual responsiveness to inputs.

Sci-tech Confirmed: Huawei Mate 10 Family Coming To China On Oct. 20
Author: 0 Confirmed: Huawei Mate 10 Family Coming To China On Oct. 20

This accelerated AI processor is built on TSMC's 10nm process. The Huawei Mate 10 Pro is powered by a Octa-core (4x2.4 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53) CPU processor with 6 GB RAM . Up front, there is an 8 megapixel fixed focus sensor for clicking selfies. In addition, Huawei's super charging technology, which offers a secure end-to-end charge, has world's first TÜV fast charge security certificate.

Author: 0 Google Maps introduced the ability to "visit" planets of the Solar system

Stafford Marquardt, Product Manager at Google, made the announcement in her blog post on October 16. Google had earlier added Earth's moon and Mars to its map in 2014. Peer beneath the thick clouds of Titan to see methane lakes". The hope is that in the future, you'll be able to fly through the solar system as well.

Sci-tech The Polestar 1 is a 600-horsepower hybrid sports coupe from Volvo
Author: 0 The Polestar 1 is a 600-horsepower hybrid sports coupe from Volvo

But, 50 per cent of it is bespoke. Polestar says this vehicle has the longest range of any hybrid on the market. Now Polestar is becoming its own wholly owned Volvo subsidiary, following in the footsteps of Mercedes which released the AMG-branded GT sports vehicle a couple years ago.

Author: 0 Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 Promises FHD+ 18:9 Screens For Mid-Range Phones

The company conducted the test on the same device and achieved a full gigabit speed. The 5G modem was launched 1 year back and the test has been performed with 28GHz mm-wave frequency. Recently, the giant has successfully tested the new 5G Chipset and now it has introduced a new Snapdragon 636 Chipset. 12/13 speeds (600Mbps download and 150Mbps upload).

Sci-tech Google Photos now recognizes your pets as people, like it should
Author: 0 Google Photos now recognizes your pets as people, like it should

This will enable them quickly search and pull up their photos. This makes it even easier to create albums, movies, or even a photo book of your pet. But let's be honest: the real reason you're digging through photos is to find shots of your specific pets when they were little balls of fur .

Sci-tech Mayim Bialik tries to defend victim-blaming column about sexual assault
Author: 0 Mayim Bialik tries to defend victim-blaming column about sexual assault

Bialik's essay detailed her experiences in Hollywood after the Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment scandal came to light this month, resulting in his termination from his own company. 'And as a person who is more of a traditional feminist in terms of definitions [of feminism] I believe women have a unique power to be free from bonds of race class and gender, protecting women of colour, underrepresented populations.

Sci-tech Bharti Airtel launches online store, offers premium smartphones with affordable down payments
Author: 0 Bharti Airtel launches online store, offers premium smartphones with affordable down payments

What is the Airtel iPhone 7 offer? The 32GB version of the iPhone 7 is available at a down payment of Rs 7,777 and 24 monthly installments of Rs 2499. The company is likely to introduce mobile phone accessories, allied peripherals and products, people familiar with Airtel's plans said. She said consumers will get options of purchase, finance schemes and plan activation on the website and the phone will be home-delivered.

Sci-tech The astronauts showed tricks of Spinneret in space
Author: 0 The astronauts showed tricks of Spinneret in space

Several members of the current ISS crew take turns playing with the spinner and performing some fancy body rolls along with it. Earlier in Japan, the most spin-rotating spinner in the world was created. In fact, NASA ISS teams have a long history of sharing awesome content. If you ever want to see a real spaceship roaring through the sky, you can subscribe to NASA's "Spot the Station" service , which notifies you when the ISS will be passing over your location.

Sci-tech Here's What's New In The Latest Xbox One Update
Author: 0 Here's What's New In The Latest Xbox One Update

The biggest change, however, is the new "Content Blocks" that sit below this screen. If you launch the Guide while you're streaming or part of an active party, you'll also see the corresponding broadcast and party tabs by default. You can transfer games to external drives easily with the new dashboard, or copy games over a home network to another console. Or you can do a networked transfer.

Sci-tech Out of control Chinese space station visible over Oklahoma Tuesday evening
Author: 0 Out of control Chinese space station visible over Oklahoma Tuesday evening

According to The Guardian , China's space agency has notified the United Nations that it expects Tiangong-1 to crash between October 2017 and April 2018. He previously warned that there was no way of telling exactly where the space station was going to plunge to Earth. "Even a couple of days before it re-enters we probably won't know better than six or seven hours, plus or minus, when it's going to come down".

Sci-tech Crazy Justice: cross-play PC, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One
Author: 0 Crazy Justice: cross-play PC, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One

Nintendo is known for its family-friendly consoles, but it seems like the Switch will not be known as %100 family friendly. A report from The Wall Street Journal is now suggesting that the company wants to break free of this stigma and tap that same audience, which isn't all that hard to believe with Doom (2016) and Wolfenstein 2 headed to the Nintendo Switch in the near future.