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Sci-tech Apple's back-to-school deals are here, and everyone gets free Beats
Author: 0 Apple's back-to-school deals are here, and everyone gets free Beats

Do you plan on purchasing a new iPad Pro? The promotion is essentially the same as last year's with one notable exception: The iPhone 7 and 7 Plus are excluded. Apple's 2017 Back to School promotion is available through the company's online store for education, Apple retail stores, and Apple authorized campus stores.

Sci-tech KFC has launched a cluckin' smartphone - and it's really cheap
Author: 0 KFC has launched a cluckin' smartphone - and it's really cheap

While the items online now are all limited edition, the brand also noted that they're planning further product rollouts and collaborations in the future. Not only do the Chinese love KFC's food, but they also love their smartphones, which is probably where the marketing idea for the Huawei KFC phone came from.

Sci-tech First images of Jupiter's Great Red Spot reach Earth
Author: 0 First images of Jupiter's Great Red Spot reach Earth

NASA scientists are fielding the latest rush of data and images from the Juno probe's latest Jupiter flyby. Scientists say the Great Red Spot is a enormous storm, twice as wide as Earth, which has been churning on Jupiter for at least 150 years.

Sci-tech Microsoft's new iPhone app helps the blind see
Author: 0 Microsoft's new iPhone app helps the blind see

Well, the company has been working on the app over the past year, and it's now available for all to download on iOS devices. Similarly, when reading documents to users, Seeing AI will provide spoken hints to ensure that all corners of the paper are properly captured.

Sci-tech New York Mets and New England Patriots Back Esports League
Author: 0 New York Mets and New England Patriots Back Esports League

Some high profile executives in traditional sports including New York Mets' Jeff Wilpon and the New England Patriots' Robert Kraft are joining the eSports bandwagon: They're among the group of seven people and entities that have bought city-based franchises for the new Overwatch League that Activision Blizzard has created to promote its multiplayer online first-person shooter video game.

Sci-tech United States telcos delay net neutrality battle in hope of FCC action
Author: 0 United States telcos delay net neutrality battle in hope of FCC action

The 187 participating protesting websites , through Battle for the Net , instructed users through web and app alerts to contact the Federal Communications Commission (FCC ) to protest. The effort is led by numerous grassroots groups behind the largest online protests in history including the SOPA blackout and the Internet Slowdown .

Sci-tech The Chinese held the first teleportation 500 km
Author: 0 The Chinese held the first teleportation 500 km

To all intents and purposes, it becomes the first photon. This, the MIT Technology Review reports, is the nature of teleportation and has been performed in labs on Earth many times. So the distance from the ground to the satellite varies from 1,400 kilometers when it is near the horizon to 500 kilometers when it is overhead. They then beamed one of these photons to the satellite, which passed overhead every day at midnight.

Sci-tech Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to Release on August 23
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to Release on August 23

After the launch of the Galaxy S8 smartphones, Samsung has been gearing up for the launch of the Galaxy Note 8 ever since. The company will start manufacturing the upcoming flagship from next month itself with a targeted production volume of 3 million handsets per month.

Sci-tech IPhone 8 could make you wait to unlock two key upgrades
Author: 0 IPhone 8 could make you wait to unlock two key upgrades

All the necessary hardware components were already inside the iPhone 7 Plus , but Apple had to release a software update to activate Portrait Mode. Without confirming that's what the front-facing 3D sensor is for, my source says Apple has been struggling to get the sensor to work reliably. The report goes on to say that the software problems with the handset could cause production delays, Apple has apparently been working hard to get the issues resolved.

Sci-tech Logitech Buys Astro Gaming for $85 Million
Author: 0 Logitech Buys Astro Gaming for $85 Million

For the record, Logitech has been pushing out gaming peripherals from keyboards and mice to headsets and webcams for serious streamers . We'll report back with more information as it comes. Logitech G is a part of a broader effort by the accessory maker to gain a better foothold in the gaming console market. And we know you love (or will love) ASTRO just as much as we do.

Sci-tech Supreme Court Gives Punjab & Haryana Authority To Settle SYL-Canal Issue
Author: 0 Supreme Court Gives Punjab & Haryana Authority To Settle SYL-Canal Issue

While Punjab opposes construction of the dam and seeks re-evaluation of feasibility of the project in view of shortage of water, Haryana, however, seeks implementation of the agreement to get its share of water The apex court had given its verdict against Punjab and asked the state to implement its order to construct the canal.

Author: 0 Google's 2017 Pixel XL may pack a squeezable body

The successors of last year's Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL , the Google Pixel 2 and Google Pixel XL 2 respectively are expected to release in the fourth quarter of 2017. Android Police also claims the new Pixel 2 XL will have a similar squeeze feature that you'll find on the HTC U11 , which opens your choice of apps when you squeeze its sides.

Sci-tech Facebook Begins Global Rollout Of Messenger Ad Program
Author: 0 Facebook Begins Global Rollout Of Messenger Ad Program

The ads will appear between conversation threads in the Messenger app, marked with a "Sponsored" tag. Facebook said it will start rolling out ads slowly, starting with a small percentage of users in the United States over the coming weeks.

Sci-tech Louis Vuitton's first smartwatch targets well-to-do fashionistas who like to travel
Author: 0 Louis Vuitton's first smartwatch targets well-to-do fashionistas who like to travel

It's become a trend of late for luxury fashion brands to create their own Android Wear watches, taking virtually homogenous hardware and remixing it with their own branded take on things. The smartwatch does all the standard operations smartwatches usually do, like delivering notifications about texts and emails, acting as a pedometer, and offering a variety of apps.

Sci-tech Microsoft wants to close the rural broadband gap with TV white spaces
Author: 0 Microsoft wants to close the rural broadband gap with TV white spaces

Almost 34 million people in the USA lack access to advanced telecommunications capabilities, meaning broadband download speeds of 25 Mbps, according to the Federal Communication Commission's 2016 Broadband Progress Report. Of these, an estimated 23.4 million live in rural areas. That's less of a problem in most rural areas, said Doug Brake, a telecommunications policy analyst with the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, a think tank that includes Microsoft among its donors.

Sci-tech USA stocks little changed; healthcare down, techs up
Author: 0 USA stocks little changed; healthcare down, techs up

The Nasdaq composite rose 23.31 points, or 0.4 percent, to 6,176.39. Individual movers: Shares in Tesla Inc.(TSLA) could see active trading Monday after falling 13% last week (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/teslas-bad-week-gets-worse-as-elon-musks-credibility-takes-another-hit-2017-07-06), as the first Model 3 sedan rolled off the electric-car maker's assembly line (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/elon-musk-shows-off-first-model-3-to-roll-off-assembly-line-2017-07-09) over the weekend.

Sci-tech Xiaomi Mi Max 2 India launch next week
Author: 0 Xiaomi Mi Max 2 India launch next week

Yesterday in an our exclusive report , we have revealed that the Xiaomi is planing to launch Xiaomi Mi Max 2 in India soon. It confirms the Big phone is coming and the big phone is Mi Max 2 . For photography, Xiaomi Mi Max 2 features a 12-megapixel Sony IMX386 rear sensor with an f/2.2 aperture, 1.25-micron pixels, Dual LED flashlight, PDAF (Phase Detection Autofocus) support.