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Industry Court Finds More Racial Gerrymandering in Texas Voting Maps
Author: 0 Court Finds More Racial Gerrymandering in Texas Voting Maps

According to the ruling, legislators reduced the number of house districts in Harris County, even though minority population growth argued for the creation of new seats. "This is shameful and unacceptable". Judge Jerry Smith, on loan to Texas' Western District from the 5th Circuit, accused Garcia and Rodriguez of misunderstanding the intent of the Republicans who redrew the map."Despite its heartfelt efforts, this panel majority has badly overreached in finding that Texas used race, instead ...

Author: 0 Google Home's assistant can now recognize different voices

Your notifications and information aren't really personalized to you , which is completely fine if you live alone (or are the only one using it) but it's really frustrating if you're in a house with multiple people that all want to use it.

Industry Sony A9 Mirrorless Camera with G Master Lens
Author: 0 Sony A9 Mirrorless Camera with G Master Lens

The new A9 will be marketed to professional photographers and competes head-to-head with Canon and Nikon's flagship pro DSLR models. Sony's latest flagship mirrorless sits above the Alpha 7 range, and features a blackout-free viewfinder that allows for continuous shooting at up to 20fps and offers 60 AF/AE tracking calculations per second.

Industry Analysts Near-Term outlook: LENDINGCLUB CORP (LC), NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA)
Author: 0 Analysts Near-Term outlook: LENDINGCLUB CORP (LC), NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA)

Several other large investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Cornerstone Advisors Inc. raised its position in NVIDIA Corporation by 52.2% in the third quarter. NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA ) now has a consensus Price Target of $116.3. The 52-week range of the stock is $3.85 to $11.70. As per Friday, May 13, the company rating was maintained by Wedbush.

Author: 0 HTC U (Ocean) pictures leaked

HTC U has been in the news for quite a long while now and finally the official release date of the smartphone has been announced. Now it's being teased as (probably) the HTC U. Under the hood, there will be a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor and there will two variants in terms of memory and storage. The HTC U Ultra's super shiny facade wasn't also enough to fend off criticism of its less than impressive features.

Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S8 And S8 Plus Launch Event In India

Both the Galaxy S8 and the S8+ are exact replicas of each other on first look. Samsung isn't launching a new Edge phone this year, because probably, both its new Galaxy S phones have just the right amount of curves and Edge-functionality built right into them.

Industry Vivendi mulls complaint to EU Commission after Italy regulator decision
Author: 0 Vivendi mulls complaint to EU Commission after Italy regulator decision

While AGCOM has ruled that Vivendi is in breach of Italian law, it has not specified exactly how much of a divestment in either of the two companies will be required. Giordani said on Wednesday that Vivendi, which now holds a 28.8 percent stake in Mediaset, does have a relevant influence in the broadcaster's activities, in line with a ruling by an Italian regulator on Tuesday.

Author: 0 Facebook introduces VR Spaces, AR camera effects at F8

Zuckerberg was quoted by the Business Insider, an online news website as saying this during the 10 Annual F8 conference in California on Tuesday when he unveiled the camera effects platform . The company has released the closed beta of its AR Studio platform , which will be "open" in later stages. These places include everything from public spaces and parks, to restaurants, stores and other local businesses.

Author: 0 Apple to renovate its iPhone design on 10th anniversary

Management has promised a generous surge in services revenue, but it seems doubtful that will be enough to keep investors sated because, let's face it. In fact -as the iPhone 8 is expected to be- the Galaxy S8 is an all-glass design (front and back). The new OLED screen itself is flat, while the cover glass curves into a steel frame.

Industry Apple's Replacing Broken iPad 4 Models With the iPad Air 2
Author: 0 Apple's Replacing Broken iPad 4 Models With the iPad Air 2

Moreover, the new device they will receive has newer components and it's more powerful than the previous version overall. The iPad Air 2 is two years newer than an iPad 4-it's significantly thinner, lighter, and faster, and it support iOS features like multitasking than the iPad 4 isn't capable of.

Industry Instagram for Android adding offline support soon
Author: 0 Instagram for Android adding offline support soon

Any profiles that you've previously visited can still be viewed, along with any posts you've loaded in the Explore tab. Internet connectivity issues still exist widely out the USA, and even though Facebook is determined to provide wireless internet access using one of its many solutions to remote areas, those plans are still some way off from fruition.

Industry Bose headsets secretly spy on users, alleges lawsuit
Author: 0 Bose headsets secretly spy on users, alleges lawsuit

The app is pushed by the maker of high-end speakers and headphones because it is something all companies do now-a-days to connect with their customers. "In fact, numerous scientific studies show that musical preferences reflect explicit characteristics such as age, personality, and values, and can likely even be used to identify people with autism spectrum conditions".

Industry 44 killed in Himachal Pradesh bus accident
Author: 0 44 killed in Himachal Pradesh bus accident

Majority of the passengers belonged to Chopal tehsil of Himachal Pradesh and Vikasnagar of Uttrakhanad. Medical teams have been deployed from Sirmaur district, while rescue and relief workers have reached the spot. Eyewitnesses said it was a challenging task to remove the bodies from the site. Emotions were running high and the mood is hard to describe. He said all the bodies, which were badly mutilated, have been recovered and process was on to identify them.

Industry Jawan Tej Bahadur sacked by BSF for indiscipline
Author: 0 Jawan Tej Bahadur sacked by BSF for indiscipline

Yadav had created a storm when he posted a video complaining about the bad quality of food served to the jawans . The trooper was taken into detention after his videos went viral on social media, attracting hundreds of sympathetic reactions.

Industry Bieber's 'Despacito' breaks largest music video premiere record on YouTube
Author: 0 Bieber's 'Despacito' breaks largest music video premiere record on YouTube

On April 17th Luis Fonsi delighted and surprised fans across the globe by releasing a Despacito remix featuring Canadian superstar Justin Bieber. This guy, thank you so much for letting me get on the record. "It's incredible!" Bieber said to him after the performance. Its dance-centric music video has generated over a billion YouTube views, and counting.

Author: 0 Facebook wants to augment your reality

With technology advancing at such fast pace augmented reality is not a big deal for Facebook . Facebook F8 conference 2011. The word "basic camera" is a direct jab at Snapchat. Facebook announced a new "Discover" tab that allows people to find the bot for Messenger they're looking for in an intuitive and thoughtful way, right from the home screen in Messenger .

Author: 0 Facebook unveils new AR, VR platforms and products

That's the beauty of virtual reality (VR). And since this is just the beta version which is already looking promising, we are eager to see what improvements and new features Facebook will bring in the future. In his speech, CEO Mark Zuckerberg declared that he wants the camera in your phone or other smart device to deliver the first mainstream AR platform, putting to rest his initial plan to use glasses.

Author: 0 Facebook to push augmented reality

Zuckerberg maintains that the smartphone will be Facebook's first big leap into building the future of AR, triumphantly announcing that the camera will be "the first augmented reality platform". Pokémon Go is a free-to-play location based augmented reality game developed by Niantic for IOS and android devices. Since the Messenger Platform debuted a year ago, the ecosystem has more than 1.2 billion people, 100,000 developers and 100,000 monthly active bots, and two billion ...

Industry Samsung Galaxy S8 & S8 Plus To Launch In India Today
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S8 & S8 Plus To Launch In India Today

The new Galaxy S8 specific features that catch the attention, this is because the smartphone will ship with Google Assistant, which is the part of the Android operating system and have some of the similar features as Bixby. However, both are believed to be nearly at par. The devices have a bezel-less curved edge "infinity display", covered with pristine glass and a 12MP rear camera with multi-frame processing and optical image stabilisation.

Industry Facebook's AR camera platform to empower developers
Author: 0 Facebook's AR camera platform to empower developers

As he appeared at Facebook's annual F8 Developer Conference in California, he announced the "second act" in Facebook's camera development - a platform that will allow developers to create AR apps in a bid to take on Snapchat. That, of course, has a lot of incredible possibilities and gives people yet another incentive to have the FB app (or a separate app) open pretty much all the time to find all the AR Easter eggs friends and foes have left behind.

Industry Sonu Nigam's 'Bald' Move, SHAVES His HEAD In Response To Cleric's Announcement!
Author: 0 Sonu Nigam's 'Bald' Move, SHAVES His HEAD In Response To Cleric's Announcement!

As soon as his tweet came, many people agreed with Sunil Grover and supported the ace singer Sonu Nigam . He was reacting to a Muslim cleric announcing a reward of Rs 10 lakh to anyone who will shave off his hair. He also said on Twitter that it is " forced religiousness ". "Being secular means understanding each other's problems and not saying 'I am only right'".

Industry Pitt to Host NCAA Championships in 2019
Author: 0 Pitt to Host NCAA Championships in 2019

Greenville was a host for the first two rounds of this year's event, after it was moved out of North Carolina because of HB2, North Carolina's bathroom bill that forced the NCAA and ACC championship events out of the state. Philadelphia was the last Pennsylvania city to host, in 2011, and Penn State held the event in 1999. Several MIAA institutions were also selected to host regional or national championship events.

Industry Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Now it is the time for the public to analyze the models after the debacle. It will be available online exclusively via Flipkart and through Samsung's India store. During the scratch test, the razor blade would not make a mark on phone, as both sides are covered by Gorilla Glass 5. The two smartphones come with iris scanner, fingerprint scanner, and facial recognition.

Author: 0 The Galaxy Note 8 could get the S8's most wanted camera feature

Be sure to let us know and also stay tuned to PhoneRadar for more info on this. Some factors that distinguish the two are screen size and battery, among others. Finally, the S8 gets a 3000mAh battery and the S8 Plus comes with 3500mAh battery. As reported by ZDNet, after " Galaxy S8 red screen" became one of the highest searched terms in South Korea , a Samsung spokesperson told local media that the red tint isn't a quality issue, but can be fixed by adjusting the system settings .

Author: 0 Trump declares Georgia Democrats are 'failing'

Motivating the same voters - many of whom backed other Republicans in the primary - to support Karen Handel may prove problematic when there is so little room for error. Since he defeated Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton a year ago, Trump and the Republicans have had control of the White House and both chambers of Congress .

Industry McDonald's drive-thru pit stop leads to Facebook killer
Author: 0 McDonald's drive-thru pit stop leads to Facebook killer

Steve Stephens , 37 and thought to have been mentally unstable, had been on the run since 74-year-old Robert Godwin Sr was shot dead on Easter Sunday, seemingly at random in broad daylight in Cleveland, Ohio. Following the grisly incident, Facebook issued a statement saying it would review how it monitors violent clips and other objectionable material.

Industry Facebook CEO wants to augment your reality
Author: 0 Facebook CEO wants to augment your reality

Today, a closed beta opens for developers that will let them experiment with photo and video filters , games , art projects, and more. To that end, Facebook's next technological leap, now that it is the owner of four out of the five most downloaded apps in the world, is to step into the world of augmented reality.

Author: 0 Facebook is for all: Mark Zuckerburg takes a swipe at Snapchat

The lawsuit is filed by an ex-employee, who was sacked in three weeks by the company; the ex-employee Anthony Pompliano has alleged Snapchat fudged user data and lied to advertisers. A group of hackers in India claims it has siphoned the private information of 1.7 Snapchat users and leaked it on the darknet, payback for Spiegel's "arrogance".

Industry Facebook's moonshot projects: typing from your brain and 'hearing' with your skin
Author: 0 Facebook's moonshot projects: typing from your brain and 'hearing' with your skin

They take a ton, but only choose to share a few. Regina Dugan, the head of the company's secretive hardware R&D division, Building 8 , asked from the stage. Ms. Dugan told the crowd that this wasn't about decoding people's random thoughts, which she said Facebook doesn't have the right to know. Still, the end products produced by Dugan and her Building 8 teams could greatly enhance the ability of the disabled to see and hear.

Industry Nintendo SNES Mini Version In The Works, Pre-Christmas Launch Expected
Author: 0 Nintendo SNES Mini Version In The Works, Pre-Christmas Launch Expected

Nintendo is planning to follow-up the bonkers success of their NES Classic with another relaunch of a retro-but-beloved console: a miniature version of the Super Nintendo Entertainment System . "We have paid close attention to consumer feedback, and we greatly appreciate the incredible level of consumer interest and support for this product".

Industry Google Chrome Getting Ad Blocker to Kill Bad Ads
Author: 0 Google Chrome Getting Ad Blocker to Kill Bad Ads

And it could also expose Google to criticism, since the company is a major player in the display ad market and it could theoretically "white list " its own ads in the Chrome browser, while excluding ads of competitors. This page calls out pop-ups, autoplaying video ads with sound, interstitial ads with countdowns, and large "sticky" ads as "below the threshold of consumer acceptability".

Industry Rape case: Bengaluru Court acquits suspended French consular Mazurier Pascal
Author: 0 Rape case: Bengaluru Court acquits suspended French consular Mazurier Pascal

Despite the Vienna convention stating that a diplomat can not be arrested or detained, Mazurier, however, was arrested on June 2012, following a complaint by his wife. "The forensic evidence and investigation has been botched up either by the police or forensic team", Ms Jones. She told The Hindu on Wednesday that she and her daughter were unhappy with the acquittal.

Industry California awards Nebraska company $275 contract to fix dam
Author: 0 California awards Nebraska company $275 contract to fix dam

The report, Preliminary Root Causes Analysis of Failure of the Oroville Dam Gated Spillway , published online by the LA Times, shows in photos and discussion how so many failures added up to a disaster. A federally ordered investigation is underway. The Associated Press reported Wednesday that dam managers obtained an uncommon exemption from the Army Corps of Engineers to bypass a rule that would have required them to release huge amounts of water from the rapidly filling dam.

Industry Rumour: Nintendo will release Switch Mini next year
Author: 0 Rumour: Nintendo will release Switch Mini next year

Analysts from Citigroup Inc. believe the Switch is too large to be a truly portable gaming console, and that they expect Nintendo to release a mini Switch in the fiscal year through March 2019, according to Bloomberg. Overall, players who are looking to take the game on the go would be pleased to hear regarding the higher framerate. When unboxing a Nintendo Switch for the first time, one of the most immediately striking things about the system is how small it is.

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