• Google I/O 2017: Google unveils Android Go for entry-level smartphones
Google I/O 2017: Google unveils Android Go for entry-level smartphones

More Android users are getting the smart voice assistant as it expands to more devices and countries . Once the new option becomes available, users will be able to say things like "Send $25 to Manuel Martinez" and then leave the Assistant to handle the rest.

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  • Samsung S8 'eye security' fooled by photo
Samsung S8 'eye security' fooled by photo

While Samsung acknowledged recent reports of its iris scanner being hacked, the Seoul-based tech giant suggested that it will investigate the issue like it would analyze any other possible vulnerability of its authentication technology. To bypass the feature created to offer an alternative to securely accessing the Galaxy S8 that does not involve...

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  • Samsung & Apple lose smartphone market share as Chinese brands continue to grow
Samsung & Apple lose smartphone market share as Chinese brands continue to grow

The market share of Chinese brand Huawei's increased to 9 percent from 8.3 percent. All in all, Huawei sold around 34 million units, Oppo grew 94.6 percent, and Vivo sold around 26 million units - Vivo's market share also skyrocketed by 220 percent in the Asian and Pacific markets.

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  • 'Made in India' iPhones: Apple in talks to expand India production capacity
'Made in India' iPhones: Apple in talks to expand India production capacity

Pointing out that the software industry may have to change its business model, the Minister said there was a change in trend in the IT sector and jobs were being created out the software industry in sectors such as e-commerce, fintech, start-ups, data analytics and cyber security.

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  • Red Dead Redemption 2 Launch Delayed Until Spring 2018
Red Dead Redemption 2 Launch Delayed Until Spring 2018

That's the word according to Take-Two president Strauss Zelnick, who claimed that a game such as Red Dead Redemption 2 could afford to launch whenever it wanted to. "We are building a new game from the ground up for the first time for new-generation consoles". Five years ago, there was no such thing as recurrent consumer spending.

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  • SC native killed in the line of duty in Montana
SC native killed in the line of duty in Montana

The passenger was shot and transported to a Missoula hospital, while the driver was taken into custody without incident. "The men and women of the Butte-Silver Bow Law Enforcement Department extend our sincerest condolences to Sheriff Meehan, the Broadwater County Sheriff's Department, and the family of the fallen deputy".

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  • Two Mayo senators support Leo Varadkar in FG leadership battle
Two Mayo senators support Leo Varadkar in FG leadership battle

Kenny's successor as party leader is set to be elected on June 2 and Noonan may still oversee the flotation of Allied Irish Banks, which he said could happen in the coming weeks, another landmark in the banking sector recovery. He added "Simon Coveney has also seen his priced halved into 3/1 from 6/1 to be Taoiseach after the Next General Election ...

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  • Antarctica Turning Green Because of Climate Change
Antarctica Turning Green Because of Climate Change

Plant life only exists on about 0.3 per cent of Antarctica, but the findings provide one way of measuring the extent and effects of warming on the continent. The researchers found that two species of moss that used to grow less than a millimetre per year now grow over three millimetres per year on average.

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  • Check out Motorola's 2017 smartphone lineup
Check out Motorola's 2017 smartphone lineup

Motorola will release both phones in Latin America, Europe and Asia Pacific markets later this year. The Moto C will be available in a 3G variant and is priced at Euro 89 (roughly Rs 6,300). The company is offering the 4G handsets at €99 with 1GB RAM and 8GB storage. The Moto E Plus will bear a bigger 5.5-inch screen with a large 5,000 mAh b...

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  • Uninhabited Island has 'World's Worst' Plastic Pollution
Uninhabited Island has 'World's Worst' Plastic Pollution

Henderson Island, a British overseas territory and part of the Pitcairn Islands group, is just over 14 square miles in size and is more than 3,000 miles from the nearest major landmass, and yet is reported to swamped by at least 17 tonnes of plastic and other debris.

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  • ZeniMax Media Has Set its Sights on Samsung in New VR Lawsuit
ZeniMax Media Has Set its Sights on Samsung in New VR Lawsuit

Zenimax' main contention is that Samsung despite being aware of its lawsuit against Oculus, which was filed during the initial development of the Gear VR continued to develop the device "without obtaining any right or permission from ZeniMax to use any of its copyrights or other confidential information".

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  • Alexa will support notifications in an upcoming update
Alexa will support notifications in an upcoming update

Amazon reiterates that all skills are going to require users to opt-in before they can send any notifications. The idea is to protect against false positives and ensure the Alexa-enabled device is only listening in when correctly prompted.

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  • No second spike in cyber attacks is 'encouraging': British minister
No second spike in cyber attacks is 'encouraging': British minister

Barts Health, which runs the hospital, was among a fifth of the country's NHS trusts to have its computers infected by ransomware. Australian organisations will return to work as the local fallout from the weekend's global cyber attack becomes clearer.

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  • Apple Updates macOS, iOS, watchOS and tvOS
Apple Updates macOS, iOS, watchOS and tvOS

For instructions on updating your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to the latest version of iOS, see our tutorial on updating software here. A previous report said iOS 11 could come with Theater Mode, which could limit access to a user's device and dim the screen display.

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  • Consumer price inflation eases to 2.99% in April
Consumer price inflation eases to 2.99% in April

The retail inflation based on the Consumer Price Index (CPI), as well as gross domestic product (GDP) data is also calculated on the base year of 2011-12. Mosambi, pomegranate, jack fruit, pear, cucumber and carrot are the new fruits and vegetables added to calculate wholesale inflation (WPI) in country as the government on Friday revised inflation...

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  • NASA astronauts performing 200th spacewalk at ISS
NASA astronauts performing 200th spacewalk at ISS

Astronauts sped through the landmark 200th spacewalk at the International Space Station, after a glitch in preparations left them looking at a shortened trip outside. Now, she has nine trips into outer space under her belt. Whitson, who already holds the USA record for most spacewalks by a female astronaut, will make this ninth excursion as extra...

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  • Alphabet CEO touts results of corporate restructuring
Alphabet CEO touts results of corporate restructuring

Google's revenues from hardware and cloud services which is categorised under "other revenues" stood at Dollars 3.1 billion in the last quarter which is nearly double when compared to the same period, the previous year. Alphabet reported Q1 revenue of $24.75 billion billion (up 22% annually) and EPS of $7.73 (up 28%), topping consensus analyst ...

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  • Samsung's profit jumps 46 percent thanks to semiconductor
Samsung's profit jumps 46 percent thanks to semiconductor

Samsung Electronics , the country's top market cap, gained 2.43 percent to end at 2,192,000 won on strong first-quarter earnings and shareholder-friendly measures. Such market conditions are unlikely to change in coming months, so analysts expect Samsung to rake in its best ever earnings in 2017. Vice-Chairman Lee Jae-yong, the heir to the ...

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  • Chrissy Teigen admits 'everything is fake except my cheeks'
Chrissy Teigen admits 'everything is fake except my cheeks'

It was nine years ago or so. According to the former "Model Employee" host, the procedure added two more inches on her arms' length. She then added that she's not ashamed to admit it: "I'm not shy about talking about that kind of thing.

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  • Russian Federation blocks China's social media app WeChat
Russian Federation blocks China's social media app WeChat

Tencent was aware of the move and communicating with Russian authorities over the matter, according to a brief statement from the Shenzhen-based company. A spokesman for Russia's telecoms watchdog Roskomnadzor said the messaging service "did not provide its contact information for the register of information distribution organisations".

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  • Apple's iPhone sales in surprise drop
Apple's iPhone sales in surprise drop

Fortunately, iPhone 7 Plus sales are still strong, says Apple , which is why the decline was only 1 percent. On Tuesday, Huawei announced that it shipped 34.55 million smartphones in the first quarter this year, up 21.6 percent from the same period in 2016, according to a Sina news report .

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  • Apple Commits $1 Billion To Fund US Expansion Of Advanced Manufacturing
Apple Commits $1 Billion To Fund US Expansion Of Advanced Manufacturing

Apple has announced its plans to fund most complex manufacturing occupations across the whole of U.S. The company is looking forward to announcing its first installment by the end on May. "You know, a lot of people ask me, 'Do you think it's a company's job to create jobs?' and my response is a company should have values because a company is a col...

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  • South Carolina's Fifth Congressional District
South Carolina's Fifth Congressional District

Norman, a Rock Hill developer, resigned from his state seat earlier this year to concentrate on the congressional race. A pair of hotly contested primaries - one for a U.S. He worked for 20 years at Goldman Sachs and 10 years at ExxonMobil. He was previously an attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. House Ways and Means Committee.

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  • Hulu launches live TV streaming service
Hulu launches live TV streaming service

Subscribers also get access to Hulu's on-demand programming, equivalent to the $7.99 Hulu subscription. As for channels, Hulu offers a wide selection from most major players for the $40 fee. 50 hours of recording storage to watch shows whenever you want . You can download Hulu's streaming app for the iPhone and iPad at Apple's App Store ...

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  • SpaceX launches top-secret spy satellite for US government
SpaceX launches top-secret spy satellite for US government

It is the first military launch for the California-based aerospace company. The rocket also marked a successful landing at a nearby pad. Coverage then switched to the returning 14-story first stage booster, which attained an altitude more than 100 miles (166 km) above the Atlantic Ocean before starting its descent.

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  • Large earthquake, aftershock rattle corner of Canada, Alaska
Large earthquake, aftershock rattle corner of Canada, Alaska

No injuries or serious damage have been reported so far. A series of quakes struck a corner of British Columbia and southeastern Alaska on Monday. Vaughan said it would have jarred people awake and knocked items off shelves. "It's pretty typical for magnitude 6 and smaller to occur in that area", she said, and Monday's events were on the la...

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  • Lawmakers agree on $1T plan government-wide funding bill
Lawmakers agree on $1T plan government-wide funding bill

And he got a $15 billion down payment on his efforts to strengthen the military. It also rejects White House budget director Mick Mulvaney's proposals to cut popular programs such as funding medical research and community development grants and adds $1.5 billion for border security measures such as additional detention beds.

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  • China could have hacked Democratic emails in US election, Trump says
China could have hacked Democratic emails in US election, Trump says

In an interview transcript published on Sunday, Trump gave no evidence backing his allegation, first made on the eve of the November 8 presidential election, that China could have hacked the emails of his rivals. All of this is part of the larger question of whether Trump directly or by extension through his campaign enterprise colluded with Russ...

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  • Google Pixel 2 Might Be Released Sooner Than Expected
Google Pixel 2 Might Be Released Sooner Than Expected

Some of the possible Google Pixel 2's specs include a bezel-less curved OLED display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, Adreno 540 GPU, X16 mobile LTE modem chip, 6GB RAM, Android O, an IP68 rating and Qualcomm's QuickCharge 3.0 feature with USB-C port.

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  • Unusually high number of humpback whale deaths prompts NOAA inquiry
Unusually high number of humpback whale deaths prompts NOAA inquiry

Federal officials said humpback whales have been dying in unusually large numbers along the Atlantic Coast. The declaration, which now triggers an investigation into the cause of the whale deaths, was officially made on Thursday morning. The whales were said to have "evidence of blunt force trauma or large propeller cuts". But researchers don't k...

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  • Cassini Returns a Champion from Its Most Daring Mission Yet
Cassini Returns a Champion from Its Most Daring Mission Yet

At that time it was 8:56 am Thursday morning in Central Europe. Here, the air pressure is 1 bar - about the same as we see on Earth at sea level. The distance to the innermost of the Saturn rings was only 300 Kilometers. From there it will plunge through the skies on September 15, marking the official termination of the mission. NASA's Cassini ...

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  • LG Electronics reports best quarterly profit in almost eight years
LG Electronics reports best quarterly profit in almost eight years

Samsung Electronics Co.'s flourishing components business helped the South Korean technology giant notch up its highest quarterly profit in more than three years. "Its sales of mid-to-lower end handsets to the North American market increased and, on top of that, the early release of the G6 smartphone was reflected at least partially, raising LG's...

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  • China in talks with European Space Agency on human outpost on moon
China in talks with European Space Agency on human outpost on moon

The project conducts research on growing vegetables in space for food and cultivating plants that would sustain life support systems. "The approach uses plants to scrub carbon dioxide, while providing food and oxygen", Ray Wheeler, NASA's lead scientist on the project, said in a press release .

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  • Samsung Will Launch the Galaxy S8 Without Bixby Voice on April 21
Samsung Will Launch the Galaxy S8 Without Bixby Voice on April 21

According to a report , in South Korea, more than 550,000 Galaxy S8 devices have been pre-ordered in just two days. At the event, the company showed us a couple of tricks that Bixby was capable of doing, however, they did mention that it wasn't completely ready to work to its full potential.

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  • Balanced Hawks hold off Wizards 111-101, even series 2-all
Balanced Hawks hold off Wizards 111-101, even series 2-all

Without Calderon's on-court, Atlanta doesn't win this game and would be facing elimination on the road in Game 5. When Dennis Schroder gets in foul trouble, you have to lean on Jose Calderon . Paul Millsap defeated Markieff Morris in the Battle of the Crybabies . That's exactly what the Hawks did. He also scored seven points in the fourth...

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