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Russia, Google reach $7.8 million settlement on Android case


Under the terms of the settlement agreement , Google will no longer demand exclusivity of its apps on Android devices in Russian Federation. Google on Monday agreed to pay a almost $8 million fine and open its Android mobiles to competing search engines in Russian Federation in an antitrust settlement reached after two years. Read More »

New NSA leak may expose its bank spying, Windows exploits


Several analysts have said that the revelations by " Shadow Brokers " are credible and that the files have nearly certainly come from the NSA, as some of them bear the agency's seals. Another prominent security researcher, Cris Thomas, said the NSA hack was carried out "presumably as a way to monitor, if not disrupt, financial transactions to terrorist groups". Read More »

The iPhone of cars? Apple enters self-driving car race

Subject to standard regulations for testing autonomous technology on public roads, Apple's test cars will have a person behind the wheel to monitor the testing. Apple will chip away at this space, and at some stage reveal their plans - you'd be mad to assume it's the future of Apple , but you'd also be mad to assume it won't be a huge part of their future - this is one company that's very hard to read and predict at the best of times. Read More »

Kendrick Lamar ft. Rihanna: 'Loyalty' Stream, Lyrics, & Download


Last year, the seven-time Grammy Award victor toured on the back of his excellent 2015 record, To Pimp a Butterfly, and he also treated us to a new collection album, untitled unmastered. Rivera goes to reiterate his criticism of hip-hop, saying: "It's the worst role model". It's the worst example. To add fuel to this speculation, music producer Sounwave posted a curious tweet on April 13, teasing, "But what if I told you. Read More »

Nougat hits Sprint Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge

You can manually check for the update by going to Settings " About phone and manually check for the update. I mean, gosh, Nougat might even hit 7% by next month. According to Verizon, the newest Air command lets you create GIFs and get instant translations with the S Pen. You can also now edit and mark up PDF files with it. Read More »

Jaguar F-Pace emerges 2017 World Car of the year


The F-Pace is the first SUV from the manufacturer best know for sleek sports cars and luxurious saloons and beat other finalists the Mercedes E-Class, Porsche 718 Boxster/Cayman and BMW i3 to top the standings among the 75 judges. The F-Pace SUV has taken inspiration from the F-type, Jaguar's flagship supercar. However perhaps the greatest surprise at this year's awards reveal that the Toyota Prius hybrid grabbed the Green Car Award. Read More »

Xbox Insider Program Reveals Self-Service Refunds

Sony now allows users in the UK to request refunds to their PSN wallets within a 14 day period, though as noted by the PlayStation UK help site , the company will not refund any content that has been downloaded or streamed. Yes, despite the announcement popping up on an Xbox One console it specifically mentions the policy covers Windows 10 user purchases from the Microsoft Store too. Read More »

Indian-Spec Jeep Compass Vs Global-Spec: What's Different?


The SUV, the first to be produced by FCA in India, is expected to enter the domestic auto market's fastest-growing segment in the third quarter of calendar 2017. Sharma of IHS Markit said if it is priced between Rs 15 and Rs 20 lakh, the Compass will attract customers from the Rs 12-15 lakh segment of the Mahindra XUV500 , Hyundai Creta, Nissan Terrano, Tata Hexa, and also encourage buyers of BMW X1 and Audi Q3 to settle for a relatively newer badge like the Jeep. Read More »

VW To Give 2018 Atlas, Tiguan Six-Year Warranty In US


Volkswagen's new Atlas SUV is seen by the company as key to growing its USA sales. It features six-year/72,000-mile bumper-to-bumper coverage transferable to subsequent owners. Nissan, however, does cover its continuously variable transmissions (CVTs) for 10 years or 120,000 miles. Ahead of the NY auto show, the world's largest automaker said Tuesday it will offer a six-year, 72,000 mile warranty on its new 2018 Atlas and 2018 Tiguan sport utility vehicles that go on sale later this year. Read More »

GoPro Stock Climbing on Camera Trade-Up Program


The company will give current owners $100 off a Hero 5 or $50 off the more affordable Hero 5 Session camera if punters are willing to trade in any old model. The Black and Session are both great 4K action cameras, but at $399.99 and $299.99 respectively they may be a little too expensive for some - especially if you already have a perfectly good GoPro . Read More »

Fitbit GPS Smartwatch Release May Not Take Place Before The Fall


Apparently, a final prototype revealed a flaw in where the antenna was placed, causing the Global Positioning System to malfunction. If it isn't waterproof, critics may perceive it to be an inferior product to Apple's - especially given that the device will launch roughly a year after the Apple Watch Series 2. Read More »

Samsung tips huge jump in profit despite corruption scandal

The company has been able to push through and their forecast tells us that they're expecting to post a $8.8 billion profit for the first quarter of this year. Sales of OLED display panels for mobile devices will also remain strong, keeping Samsung's bottom line solid, they said . Growing demand for more firepower from devices such as smart-phones and servers have also helped push up margins for Samsung and its rivals in recent quarters. Read More »

Integrating Touch ID Sensor Into iPhone 8 Display Remains Bottleneck for Apple

Apple and Samsung continue to rival for marketshare within the smartphone industry. This isn't really news as such rumours had cropped up as early as past year. The report added that Apple could sell as many as 90 million iPhones in the last three months of 2017. The new all-glass design may include glass backs developed by Biel and Lens, which will be fused to the front glass panel with metal linings on the sides. Read More »

Dialog: Buy the Dip! Cries RBC; iPhone Risk a 2018 Issue


After the news about Apple's plans, Dialog, a United Kingdom based firm, saw its stock plunge by 20 percent in Frankfurt, giving the company a market value of $3.2 billion. Tech stocks were the biggest sectoral losers, down 0.8 per cent after Dialog Semiconductor dropped 18.4 per cent. Apple's Chief Design Officer Jony Ive has ruled out using larger batteries as it would hamper the design of the company's flagship product. Read More »

Trump signs bill blocking online privacy regulation

In all this furor, Comcast , Verizon and AT&T have come out with statements that they will not sell the individual browsing information of their customers. In addition, existing laws and commitments we have made to our customers remain in place and serve to protect consumers. But the " personal " caveat is where they are misleading customers. Read More »

Samsung tips huge jump in profit as heir to stand trial

The company has been able to push through and their forecast tells us that they're expecting to post a $8.8 billion profit for the first quarter of this year. Samsung was forced to recall it late past year after reports of the device overheating and exploding. Although the company did not detail income by segment in its guidance, industry experts believe the stellar first-quarter performance was largely driven by a boon in memory chip business. Read More »

Wenger believes Özil is back after disappointing Champions League results

Arsenal's win against West Ham moved them back to 5th position with four points adrift 4th placed Manchester City as they face Crystal Palace at the Selhurst Park on Monday to continue their Top 4 struggle. The stadium was dotted with empty seats. "We have to give everything and be concentrated to get the confidence back and the best way is with a win". Read More »

IPL: Kolkata start campaign with a win, thump Gujarat by 10 wickets

The third match of this season's IPL is to be played between the Kolkata Knight Riders and the Gujarat Lions in Rajkot. Imagine if Dinda were here! Gujarat Lions: Suresh Raina (captain), Brandon McCullum, Dwayne Smith, Aaron Finch, Dinesh Karthik, Akshadeep Nath, Ishan Kishan, Manpreet Gony, Ravindra Jadeja, Shadab Jakati, Shivil Kaushik, Jason Roy, Dhawal Kulkarni, Praveen Kumar, Munaf Patel, Basil Thampi, Nathu Singh, Tejas Baroka, Shubham Agarwal, Shelly Shaurya, Andrew Tye ... Read More »

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Urges ISPs to Comply With Open Internet Principles

Republicans defended their opposition to the rules, saying that they unfairly targeted internet service providers and did not cover web companies like Facebook and Google, which are under the FTC's jurisdiction. Ending that authority eliminates the chance the FCC could regulate broadband rates - a power that Democrats who passed the rule said they declined to exercise. Read More »

Jungle Book redux: 8-year-old girl found living with monkeys


When Yadav tried to save the girl, troop of monkeys and girl screeched at him. Assistant Superintendent of Police Dinesh Tripathi told Outlook India that they have no information about the girl's background but it appears from her behaviour she has been living with the monkeys in the wild for a long time. Read More »

Man suffers electric shock while charging phone in bed


Today, he's still being treated for second- and third-degree burns on his neck, chest and hand at the University of Alabama's Trauma Burn Intensive Care Unit, Buzzfeed reports . "This is how you die", Wiley Day remembers thinking before his eyesight faded and the pounding sound of his heartbeat filled his ears. In the past few years, there have been so many phone-related bed injuries, an NYPD precinct specifically issued a warning to not keep a phone (or any of its accessories) in your ... Read More »

Amazon will stream NFL's Thursday Night Football games


However, US sports insiders have detailed that the social network 'failed to find an audience' for its National Football League match streams with viewing figures underwhelming Twitter governance. The move marks Amazon's first-ever foray into live streaming (as long as you don't count Twitch, which allows users to stream themselves playing video games), and could be an indicator of a much larger push into the arena. Read More »

$14M initiative to fight fake news includes Facebook, Mozilla


Facebook recently launched a journalism initiative that included an outreach campaign to newsrooms across the USA, and its participation in this project marks its latest contribution to the news industry since a tide of fraudulent stories inundated its platform during the run-up to the 2016 election. Read More »

List of Features in Android O Developer Preview


To help improve battery life and device performance, Android O further limits what apps can do in the background. The developer preview also sees Google introduce notification channels , which are formed of new app-defined categories for notification content. Read More »

Samsung lets you unlock S8 with your face


The company is expected to increase its operating profits by 49 percent in Q2 when compared with the same period a year ago. That's a shame, especially considering that the Samsung Galaxy S8 is a pretty great new phone, if you can get over the whole fingerprint sensor shenanigan. Read More »

Apple planning new iMac for 2017 and 'completely rethinking' Mac Pro


The bottom line is, if you didn't want a Mac Pro yesterday, you probably don't want one today. Apple typically doesn't reveal anything about its future plans but with the Mac Pro not having seen an update in over 1,200 days, professional users had reached new levels of anxiety over the uncertain future of pro devices at Apple. Read More »

Deshaun Watson allegedly asked to leave Tuscaloosa bar


Watson, who shredded the Bama defense for 420 passing yards, 43 rushing yards and four total TDs in the 35-31 win in the championship game, left without any incident. Why Watson was in Tuscaloosa was not clear, though it's believed to be because of a girlfriend. During his visit to the city, which is the home of the University of Alabama, Watson chose to do what any person his age would be in a college town: He went to a bar. Read More »

Agents of Mayhem release date announced for consoles and PC

Ultor was one of the Saints Row series' main antagonists before merging with the Third Street Saints to become huge celebrities in Saints Row: The Third . Its Gat Out of Hell standalone expansion released in 2015, and it featured characters that are now starring in Agents of Mayhem . The trailer shows a handful of characters in the game however it doesn't go into detail about who each character is and what they're capable of. Read More »