Venezuelan election going ahead despite continued protests

Critics say the assembly will allow Mr Maduro to dissolve the opposition-run Congress, delay future elections and rewrite electoral rules to prevent the socialists from being voted out of power in the once-prosperous South American nation. On Wednesd... More..

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Sri Lanka set 550 to win after Kohli ton
by | Sunday, July 30, 2017

Sri Lanka set 550 to win after Kohli ton

Karunaratne hit a marathon 97 off 208 balls inclusive of nine boundaries but failed to make an impact on the Indians who were dominant. It's another Test for us. Cheteshwar Pujara , who also made a century in...More..

Trump, Foxconn announce $10 billion plant in Wisconsin
by | Saturday, July 29, 2017

Trump, Foxconn announce $10 billion plant in Wisconsin

Taiwanese technology giant Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., better known as Foxconn Technology, has announced that it is to build a £7.67 billion display panel factory in the U.S. But many observers are wary o...More..

Cook has promised Trump that he will build three big U.S. plants
by | Friday, July 28, 2017

Cook has promised Trump that he will build three big U.S. plants

Trump told The Wall Street Journal that Tim Cook promised to set up three big Apple factories. "He called me, and he said they are going forward", said Trump. Cook said in May that Apple planned to create ...More..

USB 3.2 Doubles the Speed of Cables You Already Have
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

USB 3.2 Doubles the Speed of Cables You Already Have

On the plus side, you won't need new cables, as the original USB-C cables were created to eventually be used with the higher speeds - that is, as long as they've been certified for SuperSpeed USB 10GBps. The up...More..

Metroid Prime 4, Pokémon for Switch Are Still a Long Ways Off
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

Metroid Prime 4, Pokémon for Switch Are Still a Long Ways Off

At E3 2017 last month, Nintendo finally gave gamers what many have been asking for, which is a Pokemon RPG that won't be exclusive to the company's handheld consoles. The biggest hurdle they had to overcome...More..

Motorola just announced a superthin smartphone with a 'shatterproof' display
by | Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Motorola just announced a superthin smartphone with a 'shatterproof' display

It's a feature that most users will probably never think about, but it helps Lenovo and the Moto line stand out in a sea of very similar handsets (having tried the modular approach with the LG G5 in 2016, LG ...More..

by | Monday, July 24, 2017

Pokemon Go Fest Called A "Disaster"

The gaming event Saturday in Chicago's Grant Park had seen almost 20,000 attendees lining up to get in the entrance as early as 6 a.m. Frustrated, the fans chanted "fix the game" during game developer Niantic's...More..

Vodafone India adds 3.4 mln 3G/4G customers in Q1
by | Saturday, July 22, 2017

Vodafone India adds 3.4 mln 3G/4G customers in Q1

The figure also surpassed analysts' estimate of 1.4 to 1.9 percent encouraging Vodafone to revise its outlook for the whole year when it expects to raise core earnings by 4 to 8 percent. The company reporte...More..

Nifty ends above 9900, Reliance Industries leads
by | Saturday, July 22, 2017

Nifty ends above 9900, Reliance Industries leads

However, shares of telecom companies dived on Friday after Mukesh Ambani launched the JioPhone at the Reliance Industries Annual General Meeting 2017. Shanghai Composite too was down 0.19 per cent. The ...More..

'Blind Side' Michael Oher released from Panthers
by | Saturday, July 22, 2017

'Blind Side' Michael Oher released from Panthers

The Panthers had left Oher off their unofficial 2017 depth chart released last month, a sign the team was leaning toward releasing him. "Michael's health always came first". Before the concussion that ended...More..

Food served in Railways 'Unsuitable for Human Consumption', says CAG report
by | Saturday, July 22, 2017

Food served in Railways 'Unsuitable for Human Consumption', says CAG report

Unfair practices were being followed in the execution of catering services at stations and trains. A recent report, however, says that the food served in the railways is quite sub-standard, even unsafe. The rep...More..

Free phones power Mukesh Ambani's tech ambitions
by | Saturday, July 22, 2017

Free phones power Mukesh Ambani's tech ambitions

A full refundable deposit of Rs1,500 to be paid for Jio phone to prevent misuse. You can pre-book the phone from August 24 but it will only be available for purchase in the last quarter of 2017. The phone is ...More..

Reliance's refining margins help lift net by 28%
by | Saturday, July 22, 2017

Reliance's refining margins help lift net by 28%

Similarly in June, Reliance and BP announced that they are moving forward to develop already discovered deepwater gas fields, bringing new gas production for India. "Over the past 3-4 years, we made significa...More..

Ghost Recon Wildlands' Ghost War PvP Mode Getting an Open Beta
by | Saturday, July 22, 2017

Ghost Recon Wildlands' Ghost War PvP Mode Getting an Open Beta

It's unclear what exactly will be included in the open beta, but the primary goal of it will be to balance the game mode ahead of launch. Similar to the pre-launch period of Ghost Recon Wildlands , the team in...More..

Hyperloop approved between NYC and DC, says Elon Musk
by | Friday, July 21, 2017

Hyperloop approved between NYC and DC, says Elon Musk

In its own statement, The Boring Co. said feedback on the proposal has been positive and it has "received verbal support from key government decision-makers for tunneling plans". With The Boring Company, whic...More..

Bixby Voice Now Available for Galaxy S8, S8
by | Friday, July 21, 2017

Bixby Voice Now Available for Galaxy S8, S8

Given these price tags and the fact that the Galaxy Note family is considered the flagship offering from the South Korean company, many people are now posing the question of how much is Samsung Galaxy Note...More..

Google introduces Hire, a new recruiting app that integrates with G Suite
by | Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Google introduces Hire, a new recruiting app that integrates with G Suite

Finally, once an interview is completed, recruiters can utilize Sheets to track and analyze the candidate pipeline. The company cited a study by Bersin by Deloitte that found the average time required to fill a...More..

Xiaomi Mi Max 2 launches in India for ₹16999
by | Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Xiaomi Mi Max 2 launches in India for ₹16999

The Mi Max 2 , a mid-range segment big screen smartphone, sports a 6.44 inch IPS display with a 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution with secure Gorilla Glass 4 protection. The device comes with Quick Charge 3.0 te...More..

Doctors remove 'bluish mass' of 27 contact lenses from woman's eye
by | Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Doctors remove 'bluish mass' of 27 contact lenses from woman's eye

Whether you're a casual contact lens wearer or never go without them, you'll know all too well the agony that accompanies the moment your lens decides to go walk about...in the back of your eye. " None of us ha...More..

NASA releases New Horizons flyover video
by | Tuesday, July 18, 2017

NASA releases New Horizons flyover video

Now, using actual New Horizons data and digital elevation models, mission scientists have created flyover movies of Pluto and its largest moon, Charon . They have a resolution of 985 feet (300 meters) per ...More..

Australia to boost army powers in response to potential terror attacks
by | Monday, July 17, 2017

Australia to boost army powers in response to potential terror attacks

Turnbull also mentioned implementing "full legal protections to ensure that police are empowered to use lethal force where the public is at risk". The controversial response of police forces to the Lindt Cafe h...More..

Maryam Mirzakhani, first woman to win Nobel for Mathematics, dies at 40
by | Sunday, July 16, 2017

Maryam Mirzakhani, first woman to win Nobel for Mathematics, dies at 40

Maryam Mirzakhani , an Iranian genius mathematician and the first-ever female victor of the prestigious Fields Medal prize, died at the age of 40 of breast cancer at a hospital in USA on July 14, Tehran Times ...More..

Verizon claims data breach report was overblown
by | Friday, July 14, 2017

Verizon claims data breach report was overblown

The data was part of a demo system for that project. The security firm said the files were discovered on an unprotected Amazon Web Services (AWS) database on 8 June but that the issue was not fully resolv...More..

Liu Xiaobo can travel overseas for cancer treatment
by | Thursday, July 13, 2017

Liu Xiaobo can travel overseas for cancer treatment

Human rights groups said it was almost impossible to obtain independent information about Mr. Liu's health given that he is in a heavily guarded hospital and his wife, who is with him and also not free. "The ec...More..