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CWG: Weightlifter Gururaja wins silver to open India's medal tally


Marie Hanitra of Mauritius finished a distant second with a total of 170 kg while Dinusha Gomes of Sri Lanka took bronze with 155 kg. England's Aimee Willmott beat out rival Hannah Miley, of Scotland, to win the women's 400m individual medley after blitzing the final 50m to record a time of 4 minutes and 34.90 seconds. Read More »

President Trump blames state of DACA on Democrats


These people are taking part in what has become an annual protest organized by the nonprofit Pueblo Sin Fronteras (People Without Borders) and also are seeking asylum - many of them in Mexico - from the violence in their home countries. Read More »

Michigan Basketball: 3 takeaways from win over Loyola


Villanova, who won it all in 2016 on a buzzer-beating three, aims for its second title in three years, while MI seeks its first championship since 1989. Katie Kasuvke is on the school's softball team, and said she understands what the team went through to get to the Final Four. MI led early by as many as eight points, but the underdog Ramblers shook off their nerves and showed that the lights were not too bright. Read More »

Google might release a mid-range Pixel smartphone in India

Flipkart also provided a facility to register for updates and launch offers. Google may also launch a premium laptop Pixelbook along with intelligent home automation products such as doorbell, camera, alarm system and a smoke detector, sold under the Nest brand along with its Wi-fi system - Google WiFi . Read More »

Malaysia intercepts boat carrying Rohingya Muslims


The United Nations estimates that more than 670,000 people fled to Bangladesh after fighting broke out last August between Rohingya militants and Myanmar's security forces in the western state of Rakhine. "This is not a problem that will go away on its own", Matthew Smith, CEO of Fortify Rights , said in a statement. "Governments in this region need to show leadership and follow their legal obligations to protect refugees rather than send them to potential death sentences at sea". Read More »

Analysts Set Nokia (NOK) Price Target at $5.51


HMD Global announced the device's pricing at Nokia 6 (2018) at Rs 16,999, Nokia 7 Plus at Rs 25,999 and Nokia 8 Sirocco at Rs 49,999. It has 3GB RAM with 32GB storage which can be extended up to 128GB with microSD card. However, the Nokia 8 Sirocco is equipped with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of UFS 2.1 storage . Battery: The Nokia 8 Sirocco houses a 3,260mAh battery and is the only phone among the three to support Qi wireless charging. Read More »

Mark Zuckerberg will testify before Congress next week


Facebook is facing its worst privacy scandal in years following allegations that a Trump-affiliated data mining firm, Cambridge Analytica , used ill-gotten data from millions of users to try to influence elections. A Facebook spokesman said conversations with the other panels were continuing. As Facebook evolved from a closed Harvard-only network with no ads to a giant corporation with $40 billion in advertising revenue and huge subsidiaries like Instagram and WhatsApp, its privacy policy ... Read More »

Apple is experimenting with touchless gestures and curved screen iPhones


The curved displays will reportedly "curve inward gradually from top to bottom". Apple is working on a way for you to control some tasks on a phone by moving your finger close to the screen, Bloomberg said . The new iPhone is expected to be unveiled in September. To stay ahead, Apple needs compelling new features and designs. Air Gestures have been around since the launch of the Galaxy S4 . Read More »

Intel Will Not Patch Spectre And Meltdown In Some Intel Chips


Intel has announced the launch of its Core i9 processor for laptops at an event in Beijing , China. According to Intel's benchmarks, this speed boost translates to 41 percent faster performance in gaming and a 59 percent boost in editing 4K video, according to The Verge . Read More »

If you have an iOS device, you can now play Fortnite


Though you would need to upgrade your iOS first since the game is only available on iOS 11. In case you were wondering, Fornite Battle Royale is in active development for Android, so they're still toiling away with that version. Steven Spielberg's film "Ready Player One" may be all about a virtual reality video game, but the box office opening is most certainly the real thing! We recommend keeping an eye here and on the official game website for any updates regarding a fix for the ... Read More »

First iOS 11.4 developer beta for iPhone and iPad coming today

About 26,758 shares traded. It has outperformed by 7.94% the S&P500.The move comes after 6 months positive chart setup for the $849.85B company. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.87 in 2017 Q4. Tigress Financial reaffirmed a strong-buy rating on shares of Apple in a research note on Wednesday, December 6th. Barclays Capital maintained it with "Overweight" rating and $115 target in Friday, July 15 report. Read More »

Antonio Conte 'can't wait to leave Chelsea', says former Blues manager


The triumph - secured by Christian Eriksen's powerful, long-range equaliser and Dele Alli's double - has more immediate consequences for both London rivals. Alli exploited defensive dithering for the second. Not bad for a player who Gareth Southgate only deployed for 22 minutes in England friendlies against the Netherlands and Italy during the global break. Read More »

Google Maps knows where Waldo is for April Fools' Day


Aside from Waldo himself, you'll also be on the lookout for his friends Wenda, Woof, Wizard Whitebeard, and also the villainous Odlaw . To start the search, simply update your app or visit google .com/maps on desktop. Stage 3 started to get a bit visually obnoxious and I honestly just gave up at that point. Waldo should pop up and then you will be on your way. Fortunately Google is back again this year with another of its creative, harmless gags, this time centered on Google Maps . Read More »

Assured Anthony Joshua too good for Parker


The main event heroes are on the biggest networks in their home nations with Sky Sports Box Office in Britain and Sky Arena in New Zealand and TV3 in Samoa and will captivate TV audiences in boxing mad nations in the USA with Showtime , Canada and Germany with DAZN, SFR in France and Main Event in Australia. Read More »

Warriors SG Thompson expected back on Saturday


And with the stakes even higher at that point, Durant said he'll be on the up-and-up. "After the first technical foul was issued, the official tried to walk away, started to away, and the vulgarity escalated, and then he was assessed a second technical foul for the escalation of the vulgarity, resulting in an ejection". Read More »

Motorola's Moto Z3 Play specs listed by the FCC


Just like the Moto X4, the Moto G6 renders also show off front and back glass design, with the back slightly curved. Besides, the Moto G6 is expected to come with octa-core 1.8GHz Snapdragon 450 processor, Adreno 506 GPU, 4GB RAM, 64GB storage and 256GB microSD card slot. Read More »

Google Play Movies & TV App Updated With New Streaming Search Function


Despite the apps being available to download from the Google Play Store , it still remains the safest place for Android users to download apps . However, the malware not only pops up advertising web pages, but can also send Android notifications, including clickable links, to lure users into generating ad revenue for the criminals. Read More »

Fifth-Gen RAV4 Uncovered in NY

Like the Corolla hatchback also on display at the NY show, the RAV4 gets the second version of Toyota's Safety Sense suite of advanced driver-assist technologies that includes new lane-tracing and road-sign recognition systems in addition to more standard fare such as lane-departure alert and pre-collision warning. Read More »

Sea of Thieves Update Notes Released, Pre-Order Item Issues Fixed


Rare drops a whopping 18GB update for Sea of Thieves . Developer Rare is now killing off one of those brainstormed gameplay changes before it comes to pass, canceling a planned " death cost " after intense fan feedback. The more you hoard, the more chance of you losing it all if another player decides to try to take you one. Rare has chose to abandon the idea, rather unsurprisingly, as the company has now dropped the idea completely instead of forcing some sort of " death cost " on players. Read More »

Facebook Comes Under FTC Scrutiny as Stock Slides


In the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal , in which data from over 50 million Facebook profiles was secretly scraped and mined for voter insights, many Facebook users have made a decision to delete their accounts - but untangling yourself from a site like Facebook is not as easy as pressing "delete". Read More »

Facebook Takes Out Newspaper Ads To Apologize For Cambridge Analytica Scandal


The ads, signed by Mark Zuckerberg , say: "We have a responsibility to protect your information". Still reeling from the revelation that Cambridge Analytica stealthily acquired information about millions of Facebook users as part of a broader effort to help Donald Trump win the presidential election, Facebook has been busy reassuring users that it does, in fact, care about user privacy. Read More »

Newly-appointed Hurriyat chief Ashraf Sehrai's son joins Hizbul Mujahideen


However, a top officer in the state's criminal investigations department confirmed to Firstpost that Sehrai filed a missing complaint at Saddar police station, though he didn't divulge details. This is the first time that the son of a senior separatist leader of the stature of Sehrai has joined the militancy in Kashmir. Junaid has done his MBA from Kashmir University. Read More »

Dropbox Surges in Much-Awaited Market Debut


Dropbox's expected range was $18 per share to $20 per share, which was was up two dollars a share from the company's earlier estimate of $16 per share to $18 per share. Uber, the most valuable private tech company, is not expected to go public until next year. Dropbox posted a revenue of $1.11bn in 2017, up 31% year-on-year, as it almost halved its full-year net losses from the $210.2m it returned in 2016. Read More »

Ex-Catalan leader, Puigdemont, 12 others charged with rebellion


Dozens of Catalan secessionists will be tried for rebellion, embezzlement and disobeying the state, a court has ruled. The Catalan politicians face an array of charges ranging from misuse of public funds to rebellion, the most serious crime, which carries a maximum prison sentence of 30 years upon conviction. Read More »

March Against School Gun Violence Held In Sonora


Saturday's demonstrations followed a March 14 nationwide student school walkout over gun violence that came exactly a month after an expelled 19-year-old student strode onto his Parkland campus and allegedly shot 17 former classmates and educators to death with a military-style rifle. Read More »