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Sci-tech Apple TV Bleeding Market Share To Amazon And Roku
Author: 0 Apple TV Bleeding Market Share To Amazon And Roku

The growth is coming at the expense of Roku's top competitors, like Apple and Google , with only Amazon's Fire TV able to increase its install base during the same timeframe. Roku increased from the 33 percent it hit during the first quarter of 2016, according to " Reinventing CE: Transforming Devices to Service Platforms ".

Sci-tech Users demand Apple stop removing popular Iranian apps
Author: 0 Users demand Apple stop removing popular Iranian apps

The tech giant removed ride-sharing app Snapp, as well as apps related to online shopping and food delivery, according to the report. "Under the USA sanctions regulations, the App Store can not host, distribute or do business with apps or developers connected to certain US embargoed countries", Apple said in a statement to Iranian developers.

Sci-tech Ancient Clay Tablet Holds Modern-Day Mathematics Applications
Author: 0 Ancient Clay Tablet Holds Modern-Day Mathematics Applications

It's believed the tablet may have come from the ancient Sumerian city of Larsa . It is, they reckon, the world's oldest (and most accurate) trigonometric table, and could have been used to help build ancient palaces, temples and canals. You can see Plimpton 322 itself here, where you will also learn that commercial reproduction of images depicting the tablet is forbidden without permission.

Sci-tech Facebook's Mobile Apps Can Now Take 360° Photos
Author: 0 Facebook's Mobile Apps Can Now Take 360° Photos

You can now also use them as Cover Photos - that should've been the case from the start, but this is the first time Facebook has given the Cover Photos feature a refresh. With this feature, we can expect the number to increase further. Facebook has officially rolled out this update on Wednesday and it should already be there on the official PlayStore of AppStore for your respective smartphone.

Sci-tech France, Spain vow to strengthen anti-terror cooperation
Author: 0 France, Spain vow to strengthen anti-terror cooperation

The other eight known members of the group, including Es Satty and the younger Oukabir, were killed by police or died in an explosion in a house that appeared to be a bomb factory. The Catalan regional government and the Madrid central government declined to comment. Collomb said French and Spanish services were in tight cooperation over the attacks, but the French "didn't know the cell which was exclusively Spanish".

Sci-tech Western Digital group to offer Y1.9 trln for Toshiba's chip unit
Author: 0 Western Digital group to offer Y1.9 trln for Toshiba's chip unit

This will ensure that Japanese organisations maintain control of Toshiba Memory Corp with a stake of about 60 per cent, a move meant to allay Japanese government intervention in the sale. In June, Toshiba announced it had picked a government-led group as the preferred bidder, which included US investment fund Bain Capital and South Korean chipmaker SK Hynix Inc.as well as INCJ and DBJ.

Author: 0 Just what is Arya up to, exactly?

That eventually led to Sansa rooting around Arya's room and finding the stash of faces she uses to disguise her appearance. She fears this letter falling into the wrong hands because she knows just how fickle the lords can be, pointing to their wavering support of Jon to back up this observation.

Sci-tech Facebook names Bosworth to lead consumer hardware activities
Author: 0 Facebook names Bosworth to lead consumer hardware activities

The device, which is slated to be Building 8's first consumer hardware, looks to directly compete with Amazon's Echo Show by featuring a large touch screen, speakers, and a camera that can recognize your face. Aloha will probably be the name of Facebook's video chat device , which could be launched sometime next spring. The team is also working on a smart speaker, 360-degree camera, and "futuristic" wearables, according to the report.

Sci-tech Facebook taps veteran exec to lead consumer hardware
Author: 0 Facebook taps veteran exec to lead consumer hardware

However, a person familiar with the project says consumers have told Facebook that they fear the device could be used to spy on them, Business Insider reports. The analyst holds a Buy rating on the stock. A video chat device for the home isn't the only hardware cooking in Building 8. This device is tipped today to include a "large touchscreen", according to BI, with a camera and speakers.

Sci-tech Samsung Gear S4 release to battle Apple Watch
Author: 0 Samsung Gear S4 release to battle Apple Watch

A report released earlier today suggests that Samsung will launch a brand new smartwatch during IFA 2017 . We know criminally little about the latter, though - besides a schematic of its underside and the fact that it will run Tizen 3.0 , the device has so far stayed under the radar.

Sci-tech HTC planning sale of company or VR business
Author: 0 HTC planning sale of company or VR business

Vive VR system comes with 2 base stations for tracking, 2 motion controllers for VR experiences and connection cables along with newly introduced materials that HTC claims to be lighter and more comfortable for use. After the fall in the price of Oculus Rift that occurred in the mid-July 2017, here's another manufacturer of helmets (and not least!) reduces hers.

Sci-tech Elon Musk reveals first look at the SpaceX space suit
Author: 0 Elon Musk reveals first look at the SpaceX space suit

KitGuru Says: That is without a doubt one slick looking space suit. Musk said via an Instagram post that the suit pictured is an actual, functioning version of what the company will one day give to astronauts. Both Boeing and SpaceX are expected to launch their first crewed missions at around the same time, possibly next year. Like the new SpaceX suit, Boeing's product is lighter, and more tailored and flexible, than the cumbersome gear NASA astronauts have worn since the 1960s.

Sci-tech Volkswagen T-Roc revealed in production form
Author: 0 Volkswagen T-Roc revealed in production form

The off-road look is enhanced by all-round, dark plastic trim, which protects the bodywork around the wheel arches and side sills, as well as the vehicle's front and rear. In the United Kingdom, the T-Roc can be pre-ordered coming September, and the new compact SUV from the German carmaker is expected to hit the roads by December.

Sci-tech House-sitting New Jersey woman's Tinder date steals the family dog
Author: 0 House-sitting New Jersey woman's Tinder date steals the family dog

One of the men distracted the victim, leaving the other alone in the house. He gathered up the dog-sitter's laptop, a package from Amazon and Maggie, a Maltese, police said. Police have questioned at least one of the men. "She was so cute, she was quiet and calm." All Humane Animal Rescue sent a picture of the pooch to Samantha Palino, who runs a Facebook page, "Bergen County NJ Lost and Found Pets".

Sci-tech Hurricane, Storm Surge Watches Issued for Texas Coast
Author: 0 Hurricane, Storm Surge Watches Issued for Texas Coast

That system, Invest 92L , is expected to move to the west-northwest toward South Florida and then turn more to the northwest. The picture will become clearer with every release from the National Hurricane Center . In fact, Tropical Storm and Hurricane Watches have been posted for the southeast Texas coast. Greg Abbott declared a state of disaster for 30 counties in Texas in anticipation of the landfall of Tropical Depression Harvey .

Sci-tech Qatar to reinstate ambassador to Iran
Author: 0 Qatar to reinstate ambassador to Iran

Chad is closing the embassy of Qatar in its capital of N'Djamena and requests the departure of the ambassador and diplomatic staff within 10 days, the Chadian Foreign Ministry has said. Qatar recalled its ambassador to Tehran in January a year ago after Saudi Arabia cut ties with the Islamic republic, accusing it of failing to protect its embassy in Tehran and consulate in Mashahd against demonstrators who had ransacked them.

Sci-tech How To Buy JioPhone: Launch Time, Booking Procedure and Other Details
Author: 0 How To Buy JioPhone: Launch Time, Booking Procedure and Other Details

The pre-booking for Reliance Jio's feature phone starts on August 24. The phone will be sold on first-come first-serve basis at an effectively free price. Make sure you write it down before starting the booking. JioPhone comes pre-loaded with the Jio suite of apps for messaging, entertainment especially Jio TV.

Sci-tech USA president raises stakes on Mexico border wall project
Author: 0 USA president raises stakes on Mexico border wall project

Nope. Just a bunch of articles listing all the times Trump said he was going to build the wall, and then other times he said he didn't actually care about building the wall, again, nearly as if the DNC is super mad he hasn't followed through on the racist, monumental waste of taxpayer dollars.

Author: 0 Google Pixel 2 will debut October 5, sport the Snapdragon 836 processor

That'll make the first Pixel nearly a year old on the dot when its successor comes out, which is somewhat rare to see these days. The first generation Pixel was launched on October 4th last year, a day earlier to this year's date. We already know a bunch about the Pixel 2's specs - it'll have 4GB of RAM, dual front-facing speakers, an always-on display, a squeezable frame. However, the leaked screenshot of the about page of Pixel 2 device confirmed it to run on Android 8.0.1 Oreo out of ...

Author: 0 Samsung will unveil its next Gear S smartwatch on August 30th

This fitness band from the South Korean tech giant will be compatible with Endomondo and MyFitnessPal. But we're pretty certain it's going to cost $200 stateside, with the same exact curved 1.5-inch Super AMOLED display as the non-Pro Gear Fit 2 from previous year.