Uber, Russian tech firm Yandex to join forces in Eastern Europe

The deal between Uber and Yandex covers Russia, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus and Georgia and is expected to be closed in the fourth quarter of this year. The combined company will be controlled by Yandex and be valued at $3.725 billi... More..

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Apple iPhone 8 release date might bring this brand NEW colour
by | Thursday, July 13, 2017

Apple iPhone 8 release date might bring this brand NEW colour

About a year later, nobody is saying the iPhone 8 will represent a mild update over the 2016 models. They apparently feel " a sense of panic ". At this point, it's been widely reported that Apple ( NA...More..

Behold the Furious Cyclone of Jupiter's Great Red Spot
by | Thursday, July 13, 2017

Behold the Furious Cyclone of Jupiter's Great Red Spot

The 10,000 mile-wide storm that has been raging for hundreds of years got its closeup when the Juno spacecraft flew just 5,600 miles above it on July 10. "Jupiter's mysterious Great Red Spot is probably the...More..

Liu Xiaobo : China's Nobel laureate suffers organ failure
by | Thursday, July 13, 2017

Liu Xiaobo : China's Nobel laureate suffers organ failure

Mr Liu has an abdominal infection, organ dysfunction and he went into septic shock, the hospital said in a statement on its website. The German government is urging China to allow imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize...More..

Microsoft's Seeing AI app helps describe the world to the visually impaired
by | Thursday, July 13, 2017

Microsoft's Seeing AI app helps describe the world to the visually impaired

The app not only recognizes a person based on his or her face, but can also relay mood based on facial expressions, estimate a person's proximity to the user, and describe physical characteristics. This is the ...More..

Google Play Store Movies And TV Shows Get HDR Support
by | Thursday, July 13, 2017

Google Play Store Movies And TV Shows Get HDR Support

While all the pieces have to line up for HDR content to play - you need the right TV, the right Chromecast, the right movie and to live in the right country - this is just the beginning of more vivid, lifel...More..

China to Cut Army in Half to Under One Million Troops
by | Thursday, July 13, 2017

China to Cut Army in Half to Under One Million Troops

The stated aim of the base is to buttress China's peacekeeping efforts on the continent, as well as providing ongoing support to ships under threat from pirates in the region. In any case, China's military ad...More..

Microsoft president outlines vision for rural broadband expansion
by | Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Microsoft president outlines vision for rural broadband expansion

Brad Smith, Microsoft's president and chief legal officer, said the company won't make money on the operations, but could benefit from serving rural users with its services, many of which run ads or require p...More..

Call for equality on Wimbledon's show courts
by | Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Call for equality on Wimbledon's show courts

Querrey admits he is looking forward to being the underdog, claiming he wouldn't be able to cope with the weight of national expectation Murray routinely shoulders this fortnight. "I did really well in the fi...More..

Novak Djokovic wife hints at unhappiness over rescheduling of Wimbledon match
by | Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Novak Djokovic wife hints at unhappiness over rescheduling of Wimbledon match

Wrapping up the women's quarter-finals, big-hitting Coco Vandeweghe from the United States will hope her new coach Pat Cash, a former Wimbledon champion , will give her the edge as she takes on Slovakia's Ma...More..

WhatsApp set to integrate Payments Feature
by | Wednesday, July 12, 2017

WhatsApp set to integrate Payments Feature

UPI allows users to transact with multiple banks using a single mobile application. An Uber spokesperson told the publication that the company will provide an option to use existing UPI IDs to pay for Uber...More..

Google Doodle: Eva Ekeblad, Swedish Scientist For Her Work With Potatoes
by | Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Google Doodle: Eva Ekeblad, Swedish Scientist For Her Work With Potatoes

She is best-remembered for discovering that alcohol and flour can be produced from potatoes . When she was 16 years old, Ekeblad was married off to Count Claes Claesson Ekeblad. The innovation reduced th...More..

Will Folks: Juno Explores Jupiter's Great Red Spot
by | Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Will Folks: Juno Explores Jupiter's Great Red Spot

The spacecraft will fly about 5,600 miles above the center of the gas giant's cloud tops, getting as close to its center at 2,200 miles. Juno's camera is expected to capture detailed images of the spot, and t...More..

United Nations adopts draft treaty on nuclear weapons ban
by | Sunday, July 09, 2017

United Nations adopts draft treaty on nuclear weapons ban

In the news conference, Terumi Tanaka, who is 85 and a leading member of the confederation, noted that Japan and the nuclear powers , including the United States, did not participate in the negotiations for th...More..

Celtics Trading Avery Bradley To Pistons For Marcus Morris
by | Saturday, July 08, 2017

Celtics Trading Avery Bradley To Pistons For Marcus Morris

The deal was bigger than two teams swapping players. The return isn't all that exciting, but the larger implications for the Celtics still are. He would have allowed the team to retain plenty of salary cap...More..

Why Life on Mars May Be Impossible
by | Saturday, July 08, 2017

Why Life on Mars May Be Impossible

Given that the surface of the planet falls ultraviolet radiation, the content of perchlorates may cause no alien life forms. The fact that Mars is so unfriendly to at least this one type of life is very goo...More..

The Palestinians hailed the vote as a diplomatic victory
by | Saturday, July 08, 2017

The Palestinians hailed the vote as a diplomatic victory

Today's (Friday) decision by UNESCO to recognize the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron as a Palestinian World Heritage Site has sparked outrage throughout Israel's political system. Israel will not surrender to...More..

Egypt soldiers killed in attack on Sinai checkpoint
by | Saturday, July 08, 2017

Egypt soldiers killed in attack on Sinai checkpoint

Egypts North Sinai has witnessed many terrorists attacks since the January 2011 revolution that toppled the ex- president Hosni Mubarak. The attack started when a suicide auto bomber rammed his vehicle into t...More..

Kittel wins Tour de France stage seven, Froome retains lead
by | Saturday, July 08, 2017

Kittel wins Tour de France stage seven, Froome retains lead

There is a gradual crescendo to the climbing in this Tour; after Wednesday's mountain top finish, on Saturday the screw turns up another notch with third- and second-category ascents before the first-category c...More..

'Splatoon 2' Splatfest Demo Announced For July 15
by | Friday, July 07, 2017

'Splatoon 2' Splatfest Demo Announced For July 15

Like the original Splatoon , the company announced it is planning to support the game with free content, such as new stages, weapons, and other gear, for a full year following its release. The broadcast was no...More..

Ready for Prime Day? Amazon Prime membership is £59 until midnight tonight
by | Tuesday, July 04, 2017

Ready for Prime Day? Amazon Prime membership is £59 until midnight tonight

The list will feature deals on TVs, toys, clothes, shoes, video games and many more categories. The relationship between Amazon and its Prime members is beneficial for both parties. Amazon also sold 90,000 ...More..

IPhone 8 will replace Touch ID with 3D facial detection, ProMotion possible
by | Tuesday, July 04, 2017

IPhone 8 will replace Touch ID with 3D facial detection, ProMotion possible

There, it's suggested that Apple is testing a new 3D sensor for the iPhone that'll be augmented with eye-scanning technology. Kuo also expects the iPhone 8 to offer facial recognition through 3D sensing, ...More..

Haven't linked PAN with Aadhaar? Relax! You still've time
by | Monday, July 03, 2017

Haven't linked PAN with Aadhaar? Relax! You still've time

After July 1, the linking will become a mandatory and the government may declare a date after which the PAN not linked to Aadhaar will become invalid. There had been loads of queries and doubts raised on the ...More..

In Lucknow, 'gangrape victim' alleges acid attack
by | Monday, July 03, 2017

In Lucknow, 'gangrape victim' alleges acid attack

He also said the law is meant to protect but if someone misuses it, action would be taken against them. "Investigation has started", Mr. Prasad said. The latest attack on her ignited widespread condemnation, ...More..

Andromeda Will Not Get Single-Player DLC
by | Monday, July 03, 2017

Andromeda Will Not Get Single-Player DLC

BioWare is not working on Mass Effect: Andromeda story DLC and has shelved plans for a sequel , Kotaku sources say. Some were good, like Lair of the Shadow Broker , and some were not so good, like Mass E...More..

NASA attempts rocket launch on Wallops Island
by | Friday, June 30, 2017

NASA attempts rocket launch on Wallops Island

EDT, says the USA space agency, adding that the backup launch day is June 30. The rocket launched from Wallops Flight Facility on Virginia's eastern shore at 4:25 a.m. NASA's artificial clouds lit up the ski...More..

Sony to start pressing vinyl records again after nearly 30 years
by | Friday, June 30, 2017

Sony to start pressing vinyl records again after nearly 30 years

Though used records account for 70% of vinyl sales at Lawson HMV Entertainment, the Lawson unit is apparently seeing stronger demand for new releases from popular artists as well. Years of double-digit growth...More..

Instagram's New AI Filter Automatically Blocks Offensive Comments
by | Friday, June 30, 2017

Instagram's New AI Filter Automatically Blocks Offensive Comments

Though the filters are rolling out today, you should expect a few hiccups as Instagram's machine learning tools improve. The updates have been added as part of Instagram's commitment to foster kind, inc...More..

Vote Delayed as Republicans Struggle to Marshal Support for Health Care Bill
by | Friday, June 30, 2017

Vote Delayed as Republicans Struggle to Marshal Support for Health Care Bill

Heller himself raised the issue with Trump, a source said. Republican leaders in the United States Senate have postponed any vote on the measure until after the Independence Day recess. "This is a hard, d...More..

by | Friday, June 30, 2017

CBO Report: Senate Healthcare Bill Drops Number of Insured by 22 Million

In fact, we know the CBO's previous estimates of Obamacare enrollment have been badly wrong. The CBO estimated that 49 million people would be uninsured by 2026 under the Senate Republicans' health-care...More..

Best Things About the New Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 Processor
by | Thursday, June 29, 2017

Best Things About the New Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 Processor

Future generations of Geely's iNTEC are planned to take advantage of the high-performing multimedia and graphics capabilities of the Snapdragon 820A platform , Qualcomm Technologies' most advanced automoti...More..

Microsoft Issues Critical Windows XP Patch To Protect From State-Sponsored Cyberattacks
by | Thursday, June 29, 2017

Microsoft Issues Critical Windows XP Patch To Protect From State-Sponsored Cyberattacks

The firm's general manager of the Cyber Defence Operations Centre Adrienne Hall has cited an "elevated risk of cyberattacks by government organizations, sometimes referred to as nation-state actors, or other ...More..

Huawei's Honor 9 Sports Dual Cameras and a £380 Price Tag
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Huawei's Honor 9 Sports Dual Cameras and a £380 Price Tag

It seems Honor took the approach of "if it ain't broke, don't fix it" here, as the Honor 9 sports an nearly identical design to the Honor 8 . One thing you can't deny, either, is Honor's ingenuity when i...More..

Scientists may have discovered hidden planet in our solar system
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Scientists may have discovered hidden planet in our solar system

The research, which focused on a huge collection of objects in our system called the Kuiper belt , looked for the telltale signs of a hidden planet affecting the movement of a handful of large objects known ...More..

by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

South Africa start campaign with facile win over Pakistan

We didn't start well with the ball, we didn't get our legs right. We're not as consistent as we want to be but I think it's due for us to come off. Victorious in 2000, New Zealand finished second the last ...More..

by | Monday, June 26, 2017

AirAsia X engineers checking plane turned back to Perth

The A330 carrying 359 passengers, returned back to Perth and landed at 10:00 am. A Perth Airport spokesman said the issue was related to an engine. The Airbus 330 landed back in Perth at about 10am, wit...More..

by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

SpaceX Go for Launch for Friday

Certain parts of rockets, like solid fuel boosters and capsules, have been recovered, but to relaunch an entire rocket was unthinkable only a few years ago. Musk has said a Falcon 9 booster comprises up t...More..

Sensex, Nifty Subdued In Early Trade
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Sensex, Nifty Subdued In Early Trade

It had gained 7.10 points in the previous session.Similarly, the broader 50-share NSE Nifty moved up 17.65 points, or 0.18 per cent, at 9,647.65. All indices led by auto, healthcare and banking showed up in...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

A CNN reporter lost it at the Trump White House on Twitter

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer on Wednesday accused White House reporters of playing up to the cameras and of wanting to become "YouTube stars". Donald Trump's chief of staff is reportedly on the ch...More..

Google Discards Private Medical Records From Search Results
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Google Discards Private Medical Records From Search Results

Over the last 12 months, hackers have targeted health organisations, including hospitals, and data taken from them has often appeared for sale online. The new addition to Google's scrubbing policy marks a chang...More..

Total solar eclipse 1st in 99 years to sweep width of US
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Total solar eclipse 1st in 99 years to sweep width of US

NASA has strongly cautioned against directly looking with the naked eye at the sun outside of the total eclipse window. An alternative method for safe viewing of the partially-eclipsed sun is with a pin...More..

by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud in Spain

But former Madrid star Figo expresses that no player is bigger than the club, but believes Ronaldo will remain at the club through next season. Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has been accused o...More..

by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Blizzard Says It's 'Drastically' Reducing Overwatch Loot Box Dupes

In the latest developer update for Blizzard's insanely popular multiplayer game, Blizzard vice president Jeff Kaplan addressed one of the longest standing issues players have had with Overwatch's rewards sy...More..

Too hot to handle: Study shows Earth's killer heat worsens
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Too hot to handle: Study shows Earth's killer heat worsens

Such action is under threat with President Trump's announcement this month that he will pull the US out of the landmark Paris accord, though some cities and states are looking to fill the gap left by the fede...More..

UPS will charge more for Christmas shipments
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

UPS will charge more for Christmas shipments

From Nov. 19 to December 2, UPS will charge an additional 27 cents for ground residential deliveries. The fee structure indicates packages shipped during the last two weeks of November and the week before...More..

The US Postal Service Releases Special Stamp to Celebrate the Eclipse
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

The US Postal Service Releases Special Stamp to Celebrate the Eclipse

The Postal Service is issuing a one-of-a-kind stamp Tuesday that transforms from a solar eclipse into the moon with the touch of a finger. In addition to the stamp release event, at which Espenak will speak...More..

Mozilla's Firefox Focus lets Android users browse privately
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Mozilla's Firefox Focus lets Android users browse privately

The browser is intentionally barebones. "And sometimes you just want a super simple, super fast Web experience - no tabs, no menus, no pop-ups". The company has finally confirmed the Mozilla Firefox Focus Andro...More..

Gym Badges, Co-Op Raids Coming to Pokemon Go
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Gym Badges, Co-Op Raids Coming to Pokemon Go

The game came out past year and it available now to download for Android and iOS. You'll be able to level them up by battling at the gym, by feeding berries to the Pokemon inside the gym, and by spinning the gy...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Congressman in critical condition after being shot during baseball practice

The doctors said that while Scalise remains in critical condition , they "are encouraged by improvement in his condition". Meanwhile, the other victims, including Capitol Police officer Crystal Griner , are...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

NASA telescope finds 10 more planets that could have life

Kepler has now identified 4,034 planet candidates, with 2,335 verified as exoplanets. And that's just in the corner of the sky that Kepler stared at. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration launche...More..