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Sci-tech Android Nougat 7.1.2 Begins Hitting Devices
Author: 0 Android Nougat 7.1.2 Begins Hitting Devices

There is a high possibility that this might be the last of the Nougat series update before the next Android O is launched this year. While the tablet's previous design had traces of Google's signature device design, the Pixel C and its smartphone peers were rather cousins, not sisters.

Author: 0 BlackBerry Ltd (BBRY) Operating Segment Reorganization Leaves Room for Concerns

Wells Fargo & Co reaffirmed a "market perform" rating on shares of BlackBerry in a report on Saturday, December 10th. "For example, companies providing medical monitoring devices must protect health data on the device, guarantee it connects securely to the healthcare system, and most importantly ensure that it can not be hacked, BlackBerry Secure helps solve this triple threat", said John Chen, Executive Chairman and CEO, BlackBerry .

Sci-tech SKorean supporters of arrested ex-president protest in Seoul
Author: 0 SKorean supporters of arrested ex-president protest in Seoul

Judge Bu-young Kang issued the warrant acknowledging the prosecution's legitimate concerns over destruction of evidence and rejecting as inadequate [Reuters report] the defense's assurance that Park was not a flight risk. Moreover, she will be written down in the books as the first South Korean leader to go behind bars since the country transitioned to a democratic form of government.

Sci-tech Initiative to tackle fake news launched
Author: 0 Initiative to tackle fake news launched

Companies like Facebook are trying to address the issue. During the 2016 election, some fake news stories spread quickly on social media as consumers didn't always discern that they weren't from valid sources. Denmark's Constructive Institute at Aarhus University is also taking part, along with the European Journalism Centre in the Netherlands, the Colombia-based Fundacion Gabriel Garcia Marquez para el Nuevo Periodismo Iberoamericano, the Hamburg Media School and Hans-Bredow-Institut in ...

Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S8 Features Shown Off On Video

The Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 are extremely fragile phones, as they are built mostly out of glass. It is 6.5 millimeters (0.25 inches) taller than the Galaxy S7, but I didn't find it too hard to reach the top of the screen with my thumb when holding it with one hand.

Sci-tech Galaxy S8 vs iPhone 8 - Apple Needs to Step Up its Game
Author: 0 Galaxy S8 vs iPhone 8 - Apple Needs to Step Up its Game

The infinity display and bezel-less design offer a smooth and continuous surface. Apple was able to take advantage of Samsung's fumble with its " Note 7 " last fall to increase the iPhone's installed base to more than 570 million users, at the end of 2016, and he sees that rising to 635 million at the end of this calendar year.

Sci-tech Privacy concern raised over search service on Verizon phones
Author: 0 Privacy concern raised over search service on Verizon phones

However, once you start digging into AppFlash's privacy policy , you start to see the real reason why Verizon is pushing the software on its millions of customers. Verizon may be keeping a closer eye on you than you think. Should a nefarious type find such a vulnerability, then you can be sure that same personal data will be sold off to the highest bidder.

Sci-tech Brand safety: How the YouTube kerfuffle is playing out in APAC
Author: 0 Brand safety: How the YouTube kerfuffle is playing out in APAC

Critics argue that the problems confronting Google - robots mimicking Internet users and clicking on ads, ads appearing with fake news - run deep, and the company's "mild" response to the YouTube controversy could cost them anything between $750 million and about $1 billion in 2017.

Author: 0 Samsung's Bixby takes on Siri and co

Samsung looks to move on from its disastrous Note 7 with the new Galaxy S8 . Bluetooth Dual Audio provides the option for you to connect two headsets (or earphones) at the same time and both the headsets will receive the audio stream from your Galaxy S8 or S8 Plus.

Sci-tech IPL 2017: Ravichandran Ashwin, Murali Vijay set to miss entire season
Author: 0 IPL 2017: Ravichandran Ashwin, Murali Vijay set to miss entire season

The Rising Pune Supergiant off spinner ruled out for six to eight weeks with a sports hernia injury, Reported on Friday. According to a report in Sportskeeda, those in the club, close to newly-appointed captain Steve Smith believe that the Aussie skipper may bring his Test teammate on board, to replace the Indian spinner.

Sci-tech SpaceX Reused Rocket Landing Successful
Author: 0 SpaceX Reused Rocket Landing Successful

As for this SpaceX reused booster, Halliwell said engineers went through it with a fine-toothed comb following its liftoff in April 2016. Many more landed boosters will be used during future missions. It was a flight many had thought to be impossible. While it is not exactly routine, it is the first time a rocket that had flown in space before is being reused.

Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S8 Arrives April 21

The Korean company has clearly put the money where its mouth is with this one. A video published by iDeviceHelp apparently shows a Galaxy S8 being unlocked with the facial recognition feature, using a photo shown on the screen of another S8.

Sci-tech No joke: Snows hit Northern New England on April Fools' Day
Author: 0 No joke: Snows hit Northern New England on April Fools' Day

Saturday's storm that brought heavy, wet snow to much of northern New England is winding down, but not before dumping up to 18 inches of snow, causing traffic accidents on highways across the region and leaving thousands without power. The National Weather Service says some places, including higher terrain between Nashua and Keene in New Hampshire, could see a foot of snow. In New Hampshire, a loaded tractor-trailer rolled over on Interstate 95 in Hampton, blocking three lanes.

Sci-tech Wizards John Wall hit with $15000 fine for
Author: 0 Wizards John Wall hit with $15000 fine for

Wall expressed his disbelief at a couple of other calls in the game, notably a foul drawn by Jazz backup guard Shelvin Mack in the closing seconds. "We're just confident in our ability to win games", Gobert said. The Jazz remain in the No. 4 slot in the Western Conference with a 1 1/2-game lead over the Clippers with six games remaining. However, the two-seed and even the top seed in the East is still in reach for the Wizards as they trail the reeling Cleveland Cavaliers by just a game ...

Sci-tech Ford recalling 52000 trucks because they may move in park
Author: 0 Ford recalling 52000 trucks because they may move in park

Ford didn't release much information, but did say the F-250 trucks run on gasoline (not diesel) and can roll away even when the trucks are in PARK. According to Ford, the trucks in question are equipped with the 6.2 liter V8 engine and were built at its truck plant in Louisville, Kentucky from October 2015 through this past Friday.

Author: 0 Two dead, tens of thousands stranded by Australia floods

NSW SES Commissioner Mark Smethurst said emergency services had been "flat out" with more than 400 rescues in the flood-affected areas. The Logan River swallowed sagging powerlines and more than 5000 homes remained without power last night.

Sci-tech Total War: Warhammer II Announced
Author: 0 Total War: Warhammer II Announced

Players will fight for dominion over the ailing Great Vortex in the campaign mode with each race having to perform various rituals to save or disrupt the Vortex as per their motivations. The trailer shows off three of the new races that will ship with the release, Dark Elves , High Elves and Lizardmen , three major factions in the tabletop fantasy game that were missing from the first installment, even in the massive numbers of DLC we have seen for Total War: Warhammer .

Author: 0 UConn's 111-game winning streak ends, Miss St wins at buzzer

After Samuelson made the free throws, the Huskies had the ball with a chance to take the last shot. "But I don't expect them to lose again any time soon". "Maybe all our young kids needed to experience this so that we can come back and really be ready for this". "I was in a little bit of disbelief". After UConn hit a free throw to tie it at 60, Schaefer got to draw up one final play with 20 seconds left.

Sci-tech Trump urges former adviser Flynn to cut immunity deal
Author: 0 Trump urges former adviser Flynn to cut immunity deal

On Thursday, an attorney for Michael Flynn, Trump's ex-national security adviser, said Flynn is in discussions with the congressional committees about speaking to them in exchange for immunity. Mr Flynn's step was "grave and momentous", he added. "When the time comes to consider requests for immunity from any witness, we will of course require a detailed proffer of any intended testimony".