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Waymo's Lawsuit Against Uber Going to Federal Prosecutors


Whether a criminal investigation gets underway, the mere possibility is bad press Uber hardly needs at this point. If the ruling and Alsup's comments in the arbitration ruling are any indication, Alsup's pending decision on a preliminary injunction might not be favorable to Uber. Read More »

'Ransomware' cyberattack cripples hospitals across England

Sixteen NHS organisations were hit in the United Kingdom on Friday, while a large number of Spanish companies were also attacked using ransomware. The IT systems of 23 NHS organisations in England and Scotland, including many trusts and hospitals, have been affected by the ransomware attack . Read More »

Nvidia unveils massive AI processing chip Tesla V100


Harnessing deep learning presents two challenges for developers and data scientists. Additionally, Dr. Goh, and Professor Matsuoka will discuss Tokyo Institute of Technology's large scale system, the latest TSUBAME3.0 supercomputer during a breakout session on the Scalable Learning Platform. Read More »

Pak accuses India on Jadhav's conviction

He was sentenced to death by the Field General Court Martial in April this year. New Delhi says it has been denied consular access to him, despite repeated requests and in contravention of legal obligations. Mr Aziz said the government was also ascertaining whether the matter fell within the domain of ICJ or not. The case between the arch rivals is likely to be heard next week at the Hague. Read More »

Don't expect a Surface Pro 5 from Microsoft anytime soon

Microsoft is expected to launch new surface hardware at the event. Taking in consideration the that Surface Pro 4 is a bestseller and that two years have passed since it was released, one might think that it's safe to assume Surface Pro 5 is already under works. Read More »

Snapchats no longer have to disappear after 10 seconds


Setting a Snap to appear infinitely works the same way as setting a snap to appear for anywhere from 1 second to 10 seconds. Snapchat floated on the United States stock market for the first time earlier this year, having been valued at more than £17 billion ahead of its initial public offering (IPO) in March. Read More »

The Strategy Behind Apple's $230 iPhone Targeted At Emerging Markets

The highly anticipated iPhone 8 should be available according to the usual schedule. Their delivery into the chips is expected to start in the second half of July. A JPMorgan analyst (via 9To5Mac ) suggests that the OLED display will be edge-to-edge only horizontally and not vertically. One of the Samsung Galaxy S8's most innovative features is its nearly zero bezel design and Apple was expected to at least match that. Read More »

The 'Oracle of Omaha' Condemns Republican Health Care Bill At Berkshire Meeting


Buffett said during the Berkshire investors gathering that he's more inclined than usual this year to sell some assets because the tax advantage could soon diminish for divesting securities at a loss. "But, you know, if you ask me in retrospect, 'What was our worst mistake in the tech field?' I think we were smart enough to figure out Google". Buffett says Bogle played a major role in creating the index funds that are common today, and that has helped millions of investors earn more because ... Read More »

Alphabet reports strong Q1 on the back of booming advertising business

Google's "other revenues", a category that includes hardware and cloud services, hit almost $3.1 billion in the most recent quarter, a gain of about 50% from the same quarter a year earlier. Google has boosted its revenues under the leadership of Pichai from its core advertising business and also from You Tube. The search engine giants' network members' properties revenues were $4.01 billion, Google advertising revenues were $21.41 billion, Google other revenues were $3.1 billion, Google ... Read More »

Indian Govt. releases draft rules for no-fly list


The airline can impose an immediate ban on passengers for unruly behaviour. The language is very vague. Since last July, there have been 53 incidents of unruly behavior of passengers reported by airlines to the Indian civil aviation ministry. Read More »

Google warns of phishing scam that impersonates Google Docs


Since the bogus invitation is being routed through Google's real system, nothing is misspelled, the icons look accurate, and it's hard to know something's gone wrong until it's too late. "If phishers have made a realistic-looking fake , Password Alert instantly suggests that you change your password and secure your account as soon as you've made the mistake", the report adds. Read More »

Apple could launch Siri-powered home speaker next month


If one went by these rumours and reports , Apple could actually price this new smart speaker at a level higher than Amazon Echo which costs $189. Nevertheless, official details could be revealed at WWDC 2017, which is scheduled to take place from June 5 to 9. Read More »

You just can not miss these sizzling pictures of Katrina Kaif

World renowned photographer, Mario Testino shoot with Katrina Kaif for his famous towel series. Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif welcomes summer in these mesmerising pictures. On the work front, Sushant will next be seen in 'Raabta , ' opposite Kriti Sanon that is set to hit the big screens on June 9. Apart from " Raabta ", he has films like " Chanda Mama Door Ke ", "Takadum", "Drive" and "RAW" in his kitty. Read More »

WhatsApp back online after global outage of 'a few hours'


Independent website DownDetector , which tracks social comments around a certain topic to monitor outages across the globe, showed thousands of WhatsApp users experiencing connection issues. WhatsApp was down for two and half hours in Brazil forcing the professional to switch to other rival messaging app like telegram. The most widely used messaging app in the world, Whatsapp returned to normal around 19h35 the same evening. Read More »

Verizon wins streaming rights for NFL London game


The game, a week three matchup between the Baltimore Ravens and Jacksonville Jaguars to be played in London on September 24, will be distributed on Verizon's AOL platform, its mobile video service go90, and Complex , a young male-focused site it co-owns with Hearst Corp. Read More »

Google warns of phishing email spreading in Docs

Watch out, internet! A new email phishing scam involving Google Docs is circulating through people's inboxes. It's a useful process for connecting different accounts, but users can be tricked into granting access to a malicious app, as happened yesterday. Read More »

Balotelli replies to Rodgers, Liverpool fans react online


The 44-year-old went on to claim that the striker, who spent a solitary season at Anfield, was a "fantastic player". The Italian scored just four goals in the one full season he enjoyed at the club before being sent back to Milan on loan ahead of a permanent move to Nice the following season. Read More »

Microsoft introduces new Surface Laptop

It is still a full version of Windows 10, just it is locked to only applications that can be downloaded from the Windows Store in a similar manner to how Apple and Google treat their respective stores. The Surface Laptop will be available in four colours - burgundy, graphite gold, platinum, and cobalt blue. The device has a touch screen, and can display 3.2 million pixels, like other Surface devices. Read More »

Here's how Shah Rukh Khan welcomed friend Katrina Kaif in style

Arjun Kapoor shares a throwback picture to welcome Katrina Kaif on Instagram. After making debut on Facebook a few months back, Katrina is making a lot of noise on Instagram with her cute as well as sizzling pictures. She has become the first Bollywood star to work with the firm, which had worked with Hollywood hotties, such as Kate Moss, Kristen Stewart, Gigi Hadid, Selena Gomez, Blake Lively, Justin Bieber and Kendall Jenner. Read More »

Xiaomi's flagship Mi 6 not coming to India, here's why


The Mi 6 was unveiled in four colours - Black, White, Blue, and Silver. Xiaomi Mi 6 price is 2499 Yuan for 64GB storage model. However, the good news is that you will only have to wait another week before the Xiaomi Mi 6 goes on sale again. Read More »

Sony returns to black on healthy chip, game, battery sales

Sales in Sony's Game & Network Services division rose 6.3-percent year-on-year, to $14.73bn, an increase which the company says was primarily down to greater sales of PS4 and games for the console . They predict that they will sell another 18 million systems in the next financial year, which should get them up to around 78 million total sales. The 20 million PS4 units shipped throughout the entire fiscal year 2016 also mark a significant bump from the 17.7 million units shipped during the ... Read More »

Elon Poll: 42 percent think Trump's doing a good job


Trump reflected on how his life has changed since he became president and the challenges he faces". And 61% of respondents , more than six in 10 people, say Trump isn't respected by other world leaders. On many specific items, President Trump fares more poorly in public opinion than Barack Obama did eight years ago. Nationally, the latest Gallup daily tracking poll shows Trump with a 39 percent approval rating as of Tuesday. Read More »

Straight Path receives "superior" offer to AT&T's buyout bid


The volatility in the previous week has experienced by 6.04% and observed of 4.23% in the previous month.42.20% ownership is held by institutional investors while insiders hold ownership of 18.00%. AT&T offered $95.63 per share and the assumption of Straight Path's liabilities; the new offer ratchets up the price to $104.64 per share. This document does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities or a solicitation of any vote or approval nor shall ... Read More »

Samsung Pay gets officially launched in the UAE


We've been seeing it focus on Asia and the Middle East as well. All told, it's a considerable expansion of Samsung's digital payments platform. In addition, Samsung Pay on the Gear S3 smartwatch will begin working in Russia, Sweden, and the UAE in the coming days. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8: Bixby AI voice assistant is being delayed


Also, Samsung had even warned that the voice assistant Bixby might not come pre-installed on the Galaxy S8 devices, and possibly arriving later as a software update . This shouldn't be a surprise, considering that creating voice-based AI assistants isn't easy, so a beta version of Bixby is definitely expected. This includes Bixby Vision which allows users to identify objects the camera is pointing at, Bixby Reminder and Bixby Home. Read More »

Acer Unveils New 2-in-1 Laptop Line


The Acer Switch 5 features Windows 10 and a kickstand-based design that enables the machine to function as both a tablet and a laptop. Acer claims it's the firm's first 2-in-1 to be offered with 7th-Generation Intel Core i7 and i5 chips, while also touting up to 512GB storage in a PCIe SSD, and up to 8GB of LPDDR3 SDRAM. Read More »

At F8 Conference, Facebook Talks of Building Community through AR

The app is billed as a "virtual" manifestation of Facebook , allowing users to create a personalised avatar before interacting with friends. During Facebook's F8 Developer Conference keynote speech , the social media giant's CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced that his company is working on a free development platform for augmented reality that will speed up the evolution of this technology and hopefully bring it to your smartphone in the near future. Read More »

Microsoft's fiscal 3Q revenue falls short of expectations


Scharf Investments LLC owned about 0.06% of Microsoft worth $264,372,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, June 8th. Investors of record on Thursday, May 18th will be given a $0.39 dividend. Read More »

Google is bringing copyless paste to Android


The good news is that if you're wondering if your Chrome OS device is eligible, Google has since updated its list . Unlike iOS, there is no standard browser that is used across the Android platform, despite the fact that the mobile operating system comes from Google, the same company behind the Chrome web browser. Read More »