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Sci-tech Microsoft drops lawsuit as U.S. govt agrees to reduce gag orders
Author: 0 Microsoft drops lawsuit as U.S. govt agrees to reduce gag orders

The new policy limits the use of secrecy orders and also limits them to only defined periods, rather than the life of the account, unlike previous indefinite secrecy orders. In response to new guidelines quietly issued last week by the DOJ aimed at making "sneak-and-peek" searches more selective, Microsoft said Monday it plans to drop its lawsuit, which was backed by rivals including Alphabet Inc.'s Google and Amazon.com Inc.

Sci-tech Legendrary director IV Sasi dead at 69
Author: 0 Legendrary director IV Sasi dead at 69

He was conferred with JC Daniel Award in 2015 and also received the Nargis Dutt Award for Best Feature Film on National Integration for Aaroodam which released in 1982. The industry and I mourn a great technician. My support & love to my sister Seema Sasi &family', he said. Nivin Pauly, the youth icon of Malayalam cinema tweeted, "IV sasi sir - you will be truly missed".

Author: 0 Micromax-Vodafone launch 4G smartphone Bharat 2 Ultra at Rs 999

Unlike Jio and Airtel , Vodafone hasn't announced any special unlimited 4G plans for the Bharat 2 Ultra 4G smartphone users. Vodafone says that its new 4G phone will come with an effective price of Rs 999. While many phone manufacturers are focusing on the smartphone segment, the feature phone market has been left largely untapped. Micromax already stands at the third position when it comes to feature phones (by volume ) after Samsung and Intex.

Sci-tech GTA V single-player DLC isn't necessary: Rockstar
Author: 0 GTA V single-player DLC isn't necessary: Rockstar

Rockstar hasn't spoken much about GTA V's lack of single-player DLC, but in a recent interview with Game Informer , Rockstar director of design, Imran Sarwar , did give us some insight. "As a company we love single-player more than anything, and believe in it absolutely - for storytelling and a sense of immersion in a world, multiplayer games don't rival single-player games", Sarwar said.

Author: 0 Cambridge servers struggle with demand for Hawking's PhD thesis

The Guardian says that the university states, "In just the past few months, the university has received hundreds of requests from readers wishing to download Prof Hawking's thesis in full". If there are any intelligent alien life forms out there, Stephen Hawking thinks we're playing a unsafe game by trying to contact them. 'If aliens visit us, the outcome could be much like when Columbus landed in America, which didn't turn out well for the Native Americans, ' he said in an interview.

Sci-tech Breast Cancer Study Helps Researchers Better Understand the Disease
Author: 0 Breast Cancer Study Helps Researchers Better Understand the Disease

Researcher Na Li, who presented the work, and lead investigator Ian Campbell and his team from the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in Melbourne, Australia, emphasized that their study was conducted on patients with a high risk of breast cancer , especially those with a personal or family history and were seeking an explanation.

Author: 0 Kaspersky Unveils Global Transparency Initiative

US President Donald Trump's administration last month barred government agencies from using Kaspersky Lab anti-virus products, citing concerns that the company was vulnerable to Kremlin influence and that use of its software could jeopardise national security.

Sci-tech Rep. Wilson is
Author: 0 Rep. Wilson is "killing" the Democratic Party

Frederica Wilson , D-Fla., and defending President Trump . "I'm just flabbergasted because it's very easy to trace". "President Trump did disrespect my son and my daughter and also me and my husband", Jones-Johnson told The Washington Post .

Sci-tech Shin Megami Tensei V Coming To Nintendo Switch
Author: 0 Shin Megami Tensei V Coming To Nintendo Switch

We also get another look at the game's possibly post-apocalyptic setting via a brand-new teaser trailer. MANILA, Philippines - Teased back in January as part of the Nintendo Switch's lineup of games, it seems Atlus is bringing out plenty of demons to play on the Switch.

Sci-tech Pay with Google and speed through checkout
Author: 0 Pay with Google and speed through checkout

Google has launched a new mobile payment service for Android devices that aims to simplify the transaction process, called "Pay With Google". The feature will verify your order with a security code, following which the Google will send the merchant your payment details and shipping address from your account.

Sci-tech Xbox One X TV Spot Released
Author: 0 Xbox One X TV Spot Released

The "Feel True Power" campaign is rolling out globally now. All Xbox One S games play on Xbox One, and your controllers work as well. So of course, it uses the Kanye West song " Power ". Select titles that support will support true 4K are readying themselves ahead of time, giving you the opportunity to spread out downloads between now and November 7.

Sci-tech Meet The Porsche 911 T: The Purest, Lightest 911 On The Road
Author: 0 Meet The Porsche 911 T: The Purest, Lightest 911 On The Road

The vehicle also has lightweight glass, and door opener loops instead of conventional door handles. Among the weight saving initiatives brought to the new 911 model are door trims featuring nylon opening loops, lightweight glass for the rear and rear-side windows, a wholesale reduction in sound deadening material within the body structure as well as the deletion of the rear seats.

Sci-tech HTC U11 Plus - Leaks, Pricing and Images
Author: 0 HTC U11 Plus - Leaks, Pricing and Images

Though the press invite doesn't reveal any clear information about the upcoming HTC smartphones or which specific smartphone will launch at the event, it is likely to be the HTC's U11 Plus smartphone. If we move on to the lighter edition of the HTC U11 smartphone i.e. HTC U11 Life , the phone would feature a display of 5.2 Inch. The HTC U11 Plus is also expected to boast an IP68 rating , which will make the device dust and water resistance and it can be submerged up to 1.5 meters in ...

Sci-tech WhatsApp to introduce group voice and video calling soon
Author: 0 WhatsApp to introduce group voice and video calling soon

Though many popular applications offer services like conference video and voice calls much before WhatsApp , the sheer size of the user-base makes the feature an instant hit. In recent reports , it has been reported in various reports that Whatsapp is going to release the feature of Ajax soon. WaBetaInfo is a website that checks the features of the WhatsApp and the website itself has confirmed that the launch is for real that was kept as a secret for a long time.

Sci-tech NFL Week Seven Match Up: Jets at Dolphins
Author: 0 NFL Week Seven Match Up: Jets at Dolphins

Cutler is believed to have suffered a cracked rib that will force him to miss at least one start, a person familiar with the situation said. Cutler left the game due to a chest injury with his team trailing 21-14. Kerley had connected on 19 consecutive targets before an incompletion on the final play of last week's loss to the Patriots ended the streak. Safety Jamal Adams came on a blitz and deflected Cutler's pass.

Sci-tech Tesla Will Open Up a New Electric Car Factory in Shanghai
Author: 0 Tesla Will Open Up a New Electric Car Factory in Shanghai

Tesla has refused to comment so far on the topic, but instead has redirected questions to its official comment in June when the company said it planned to "clearly define" its manufacturing plans in China before the end of this year. The company will still have to pay the 25% import duty, but will still retain full control and could likely offset the tax with lower production and shipping costs.

Sci-tech Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 appears on TENAA, Here are the full specifications
Author: 0 Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 appears on TENAA, Here are the full specifications

The smartphone maker has worked with bezel-less or edge-to-edge displays in the past, but these were to do with its premium Mi Mix range of smartphones. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 will arrive with a single rear camera, at least as per this TENAA listing. It is expected to sport a 5.5-inch full HD display with 401 ppi (pixel density) and an 18:9, which means it should be powered by Qualcomm's just announced Snapdragon 636, as only this processor supports this display.