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Sci-tech Adobe Flash will finally be killed off in 2020
Author: 0 Adobe Flash will finally be killed off in 2020

Web browsers across the board will end support for it. Adobe is recommending that companies and developers move their software to modern programs that do not rely of Flash. Google Chrome, now the number one web browser, has seen usage of Adobe Flash fall drastically. In 2014 it was used each day by 80% of desktop users, according to Google.

Sci-tech Affordable AMD Ryzen 3 Processors Available Starting Today
Author: 0 Affordable AMD Ryzen 3 Processors Available Starting Today

Both the AMD and Intel chips will be out this August. Both processors should be available from today. For now, AMD is offering two Ryzen 3 chips: the base Ryzen 3 1200 for $109, and the more powerful Ryzen 3 1300X for $129. Unlike Intel , all Ryzen chips are unlocked from the factory, so it's possible to eke out more performance with some simple overclocking. "We like the growth very much".

Sci-tech Paypal Holdings Inc (PYPL) Sets 52-Week High; Strong Momentum for Holders
Author: 0 Paypal Holdings Inc (PYPL) Sets 52-Week High; Strong Momentum for Holders

Comerica Bank boosted its stake in PayPal Holdings by 2.3% in the first quarter. The brokerage presently has an "overweight" rating on the credit services provider's stock. However, if the KO shares go below $43.8 then it would indicate a much weaker market for the company. Shares repurchase programs are usually an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

Sci-tech Solar Eclipse 2017: What will you see from your ZIP code?
Author: 0 Solar Eclipse 2017: What will you see from your ZIP code?

If the first day of fall classes at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln weren't hectic enough for the 25,000-plus students on campus, the first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in almost a century will darken the early afternoon skies. The sun can not be safely viewed with the naked eye. Because the moon orbits the earth at an angle, and because the orbit of the moon is an ellipse and not a ideal circle, the earth doesn't see an eclipse every time there is a new moon, when the dark side of ...

Sci-tech Samsung Pay might work on non-Samsung smartphones next year
Author: 0 Samsung Pay might work on non-Samsung smartphones next year

There are talks about the possibility of including Samsung Pay on to high-end devices from various companies and Samsung is also trying to make this service available for every Samsung user as the upcoming handsets will be featuring all the required hardware to enable MST technology which lets a compatible device work with any POS machine even though they do not have NFC support on the device.

Sci-tech Airtel 4G to go pan-India this year, won't follow Jio strategy
Author: 0 Airtel 4G to go pan-India this year, won't follow Jio strategy

We partner with all device makers. " We have no intention to get into subsidising devices and running the inventory as if we own them". Sector analysts had said Airtel's flattish consolidated revenue numbers in the April-June period after three consecutive quarters of decline, coupled with decent quarterly data revenue growth, signalled a possible return to stable trends in a turbulent telecom market.

Sci-tech Blizzard: Player Signings, Salaries, and More in the Overwatch League
Author: 0 Blizzard: Player Signings, Salaries, and More in the Overwatch League

How about a minimum salary of $50,000, plus health insurance, a retirement package, and variety of potential performance bonuses. In case anyone needed proof that playing video games has become a serious career choice, Blizzard just announced that players competing in the Overwatch League will be receiving salaries and benefits.

Sci-tech Forget Bumpy Live 360, Facebook Now Stabilises Your Videos
Author: 0 Forget Bumpy Live 360, Facebook Now Stabilises Your Videos

All you need to get ready for a 360-livestream is plug in your compatible camera and install the Insta360 app. As part of Tuesday's update, Facebook is also introducing its donate button and Scheduled Live features to its Live 360 video service, as well as the introduction of the Live 360 Ready Program .

Sci-tech Facebook profit surges as mobile ads soar
Author: 0 Facebook profit surges as mobile ads soar

Facebook now has 1.32 billion daily active users, up from 1.28 billion in Q1 and up 17 percent year-over-year. On today's earnings call , CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that he hopes the company can get more aggressive about finding ways to get advertising and other monetization into its messaging products.

Sci-tech Microsoft offers rewards for Windows bugs
Author: 0 Microsoft offers rewards for Windows bugs

What's odd is that it has taken Microsoft this long to create a Windows 10 bounty program. So has Windows, but in a limited capacity, as Microsoft always decided what Windows features researchers could probe, and for what amount of time. It builds on existing programs covering Hyper-V, Windows Defender Application Guard , the Edge browser, and Microsoft's Mitigation Bypass Bounty and Bounty for Defense Program, with those four programs now dubbed "focus areas".

Sci-tech SNES Classic Edition Pre-Orders Officially Cancelled by Walmart
Author: 0 SNES Classic Edition Pre-Orders Officially Cancelled by Walmart

Walmart says it won't charge any credit cards, and any credit card authorization holds will automatically disappear - or, if you paid with PayPal or a gift card, they'll send you a refund. The rep also confirmed that Walmart does not have a preorder date, as of the moment. Nintendo's new retro console includes classics such as "Final Fantasy III", "F-Zero", "The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past", "Street Fighter II Turbo: Hyper Fighting", "Super Mario Kart", "Super Mario World" and ...

Sci-tech Meizu PRO 7, PRO 7 Plus launched with a second AMOLED screen
Author: 0 Meizu PRO 7, PRO 7 Plus launched with a second AMOLED screen

Another major highlight of both the devices are the dual rear cameras which come with a combination of 12-megapixel sensors out of which one is used to taking monochrome pictures, while other captures RGB colours. The chipset is built on 10nm fabrication process having three clusters. Both devices have the honor of being the first devices to feature MediaTek's Helio X30 SoC.

Author: 0 Retro Nokia 3310 to go back on sale in Ireland next week

Additionally, it is also observed that the Nokia 2 runs on the Android 7.1.1 Nougat OS. The original Nokia 3310 lacked support for the latest connectivity bands, making it impossible to use for day-to-day internet operations. It is expected that HMD Nokia 8 will come up with a display of 5.3 inches. The smartphone design was shared along with a drawing of the Nokia 3. The new handset that hit the FCC database now looks more or less identical to the 2G Nokia 3310 (2017) smartphone, ...

Sci-tech Monaco confirm plans for Kylian Mbappe extension and Thomas Lemar stay
Author: 0 Monaco confirm plans for Kylian Mbappe extension and Thomas Lemar stay

Monaco have proven extremely hard to deal with as the Ligue 1 champions have been desperately trying to keep their title-winning squad together following a number of exits but it seems they may now have admitted defeat. Arsenal have already made headlines this summer after parting with a club-record fee to bring Alexandre Lacazette in from Lyon but that deal will look like pennies compared to what the Gunners are hoping to achieve.

Sci-tech Xiaomi sales climb but Huawei remains China's top smartphone brand
Author: 0 Xiaomi sales climb but Huawei remains China's top smartphone brand

Huawei has held onto its top ranking within the Chinese smartphone market, despite quarterly shipments falling 3% to 113 million. " China's smartphone market continues to consolidate". Huawei's smartphone shipment share in Q2 2017 is 20.2 percent against 16.9 percent during the corresponding period in 2016, while that of OPPO is 18.8 percent in Q2 2017 against 16 percent in Q2 2016.

Sci-tech Moto Z2 Force official with 'shatterproof' display, Snapdragon 835 CPU
Author: 0 Moto Z2 Force official with 'shatterproof' display, Snapdragon 835 CPU

The phone has finally been officially launched by the company, and it is quite an impressive device. The phone runs on Android Nougat. Expect these launches to take place over the next few months. The Moto Z2 Force bears a fingerprint scanner on the Home Button, which also features the new one-button navigation features we first saw introduced in the Moto G5 series.

Sci-tech Trump's new team offers muddled messages on sanctions, pardons
Author: 0 Trump's new team offers muddled messages on sanctions, pardons

Later Sunday, a senior administration official, asked by The Washington Post to clarify the White House's position, said that the bill's latest version included additional economic sanctions on North Korea and addressed economic concerns raised by the USA business sector.

Sci-tech Israeli study finds 'alarming decline' in sperm count among Western men
Author: 0 Israeli study finds 'alarming decline' in sperm count among Western men

Levine noted that his study follows in the footsteps "a seminal paper published in 1992" known as the Carlsen study. For the new analysis , the researchers pored through the existing body of research to evaluate the reliability of study estimates, and controls for factors that might explain the decline such as age, abstinence time, and selection of the study population.