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Industry Another win for forces: Top LeT terrorist Waseem Shah eliminated
Author: 0 Another win for forces: Top LeT terrorist Waseem Shah eliminated

The police said that 31-year-old Shah and his bodyguard Nisar Ahmed Mir were trapped in a private house in Pulwama's Littar area when the security forces including the J&K police's counterinsurgency Special Operations Group, the Army's Rashtriya Rifles and the CRPF launched a cordon-and-search operation early on Saturday.

Industry 'South Park' game's main DLC items won't be available this year
Author: 0 'South Park' game's main DLC items won't be available this year

The content of the Season Pass was recently confirmed by the developers and there appears to be 2 major story content along with a whole host of costumes and perks that are a part of the Season Pass. The DLC includes costumes, extra challenges, and a story mission. It will be available on October 17, the same day the game launches, and comes with three DLC packs and Day One content (via IGN ).

Industry Nubia Z17S, Nubia Z17 miniS With Four Cameras Launched: Price, Specifications
Author: 0 Nubia Z17S, Nubia Z17 miniS With Four Cameras Launched: Price, Specifications

The Nubia Z17S has been launched in two variants - 64GB variant with 6GB of RAM and 128GB storage variant with 8GB of RAM. It comes in Aegean blue, Black Gold and Deep Blue colors. The Nubia Z17S is priced at 2999 yuan in China for the 6GB RAM with 64GB storage variant. It is materialised with a 5.2-inch full-HD display with curved glass and Corning Gorilla Glass 3.

Industry Google Wallpapers brings Pixel 2 Wallpaper and Three New Categories
Author: 0 Google Wallpapers brings Pixel 2 Wallpaper and Three New Categories

When the video call is placed, it'll go through your carrier's ViLTE service (video over LTE). Google has again updated its Play Store app, and now it reaches version number 8.3.42, now this version does not bring the features we talked about earlier in our tear-down of the version (8.3.41 ).

Industry Qualcomm pursuing iPhone sales ban in China
Author: 0 Qualcomm pursuing iPhone sales ban in China

The product provides nearly two-thirds of Apple's revenue. Apple has accused Qualcomm of failing to pay it $1 billion in rebates that it says it is owed. Qualcomm has countered with a patent suit and argued that Cupertino, California-based Apple encouraged regulators from South Korea to the U.S.to take action against it based on false testimony.

Industry Aston Martin DB11 Volante mixes V8 power with open-air thrills
Author: 0 Aston Martin DB11 Volante mixes V8 power with open-air thrills

Aston Martin may have some fearsome V8 and V12 coupes in its line-up, but for true grand tourer style you really need a droptop. The overall design and styling of the convertible mimics the coupe, except for the fabric roof of course. "The challenge of creating a convertible auto is retaining structural and dynamic integrity". Prices for the Volante start at £159,900 in the United Kingdom, €199,000 in Europe and $216,495 in the US.

Industry Razer : a smartphone unveiled on November 1, 2017 ?
Author: 0 Razer : a smartphone unveiled on November 1, 2017 ?

These games have never been available for high-end gaming on smartphones, but chances are that Razer might have a compatible, powerful smartphone that can finally let players enjoy these games on such smaller devices. Reports suggest that Razer's smartphone will be geared towards gamers and if that's true, more RAM is certainly going to help with that. According to Recode , all of Nextbit's employees made the move to Razer .

Industry Britain, EU clash over next Brexit move
Author: 0 Britain, EU clash over next Brexit move

With British Prime Minister Theresa May due to address parliament, both sides have now said that the other is responsible for making the next move. "We hear from London that the United Kingdom government is preparing for a "no deal" scenario".

Industry OnePlus accused of collecting user data without permission
Author: 0 OnePlus accused of collecting user data without permission

After setting up a security tool called OWASP ZAP on his OnePlus 2 handset, he noticed HTTPS requests being sent to a domain called open.oneplus.net, which further redirected the traffic to a US-based Amazon AWS server. This is a bad look for OnePlus, and it is equally concerning that the company does not really consider this to be a big deal. In a time where user information and security of sensitive information is becoming more important, a transparent and comprehensive understanding ...

Industry Google updates Home Mini to address major privacy bug
Author: 0 Google updates Home Mini to address major privacy bug

Instead, said touch panel "behaved incorrectly", registering "phantom" presses, and not only listening to everything that went down around the faulty Google Home Mini unit, but constantly recording audio, which was then stored on the company's servers.

Industry Facebook and Instagram outage leaves social media users stunned
Author: 0 Facebook and Instagram outage leaves social media users stunned

Website DownDetector showed a spike in "total blackout" and log-in error reports for both sites from 4pm on Wednesday. The hashtag #facebookdown was trending on Twitter . A number of users reported that the social network was back up after 1 p.m. ET. CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced new Oculus hardware, called Oculus Go , at an event in San Jose as Facebook continued to experience issues.

Industry Face ID may make its way to the 2018 iPad Pro
Author: 0 Face ID may make its way to the 2018 iPad Pro

But now, we've got some sobering news for all folks hoping to lay their hands on one by the end of this year. While the number of confirmed cases look small as of the moment as Apple is still carrying out an investigation, some experts believe that these were most probably caused by a battery fire.

Industry White House Aide Is Selected to Run Homeland Security Department
Author: 0 White House Aide Is Selected to Run Homeland Security Department

Nielsen is an expert in homeland and national security policy and strategy, with a focus on critical infrastructure protection, according to her biography on GWU's Center for Cyber & Homeland Security. Around that time, two sources familiar with the search for a permanent DHS secretary told ABC News that the effort was back at "square one", though Trump said a decision was coming within a month.

Industry PS controller takes driverless Nissan GT-R to 131 miles per hour around Silverstone
Author: 0 PS controller takes driverless Nissan GT-R to 131 miles per hour around Silverstone

The company used servomotors and robotics so the steering, acceleration, braking, and transmission of the vehicle - based on a 2011 Nissan R35 GT-R - could be controlled remotely. However, the controller had one serious modification, a range of one kilometre. The GT-R /C has brought my two worlds together - the virtual of gaming and the reality of motorsport - in a way I never thought possible.

Industry Amazon unveils its first Kindle Oasis waterproof eBook
Author: 0 Amazon unveils its first Kindle Oasis waterproof eBook

The battery bulges along the back, creating a hand grip, and there are page turn buttons on the front. Now, don't get me wrong; £229 is still a lot of money to pay for an e-reader when the Kindle Paperwhite does much the same job for less than half as much.

Industry Nokia is abandoning its €23500 VR camera and cutting 310 jobs
Author: 0 Nokia is abandoning its €23500 VR camera and cutting 310 jobs

The decision will apparently affect up to 310 staff in Nokia Technologies which itself has around 1,090 staff with majority located in Finland , United States, and United Kingdom. Since, the VR market failed to grow at a pace that Nokia expected it to, along with rivals making cheaper alternatives, Nokia's decision appears sensible.

Industry Apple strikes deal with Steven Spielberg for new 'Amazing Stories' sci-fi
Author: 0 Apple strikes deal with Steven Spielberg for new 'Amazing Stories' sci-fi

The show has since developed a cult-like status. Depends on who you ask, but speaking as someone who was a fan of the original series and a fan of both Fuller and Spielberg, I'm gonna say "Hell yeah, it is". But it's not NBC (which owns Amblin) or streaming contenders like Netflix and Amazon reportedly close to a deal-it's Apple . Apple has committed $1B to developing original programming over the next year and has hired top talent including former Sony TV executives Zack Van Amburg ...

Industry Need More Info? Swipe Up on Snapchat's Context Cards
Author: 0 Need More Info? Swipe Up on Snapchat's Context Cards

And the firm is confident that as it learns more about how to improve Context Cards, it will be adding more partners and additional information. Snapchat will also make it easier to book ride-hailing services such as Uber and Lyft - when you click on directions, for example, you'll be presented with an option to book a auto.

Industry Zuckerberg taps VR to detail relief efforts in Puerto Rico
Author: 0 Zuckerberg taps VR to detail relief efforts in Puerto Rico

Because that could actually be helpful? From inside Facebook's Frank Gehry-designed headquarters in Menlo Park, California, the two made a decision to "check out this interesting 360 video", as Zuckerberg described it, of the devastation in Puerto Rico .

Author: 0 Microsoft pulls the plug on Windows 10 Mobile

We already knew that Windows Phone 8.1 was over, but over the weekend Microsoft's Joe Belfiore openly admitted it was drawing a line through Windows 10 Mobile. However, the user base of Windows phone is just too small to get their interest. In some cases, Belfiore said his team paid developers money or wrote apps for them.

Author: 0 IOS 11: How to turn off your iPhone without the power button

Finally, and not to be confused with the metal horns character added a couple of years ago, this new emoji means " I love you " in American Sign Language. The study collected over 100,000 benchmark results from seven different iPhone models over an 18 month period, across three different versions of iOS: iOS 9, iOS 10 and iOS 11 .

Author: 0 Google vies to make even smarter phones, speakers, cameras

When Apple first made the move with the iPhone 7 past year, it sparked widespread controversy and confusion. We're going to have to get our hands on the Pixel Buds to do a side-by-side comparison with the AirPods to find out whether Google or Apple come out on top.

Industry Apple looking into iPhone 8 and 8 Plus swelling batteries reports
Author: 0 Apple looking into iPhone 8 and 8 Plus swelling batteries reports

At the end of last month, there were a few reports on social media about batteries swelling on the Apple iPhone 8 Plus . Since then, reports of the same issue have come in from Hong Kong , Taiwan, Greece and Canada , indicating that the problem isn't necessarily limited to one shipment in one part of the world.

Industry Full GST Council meet; likely to provide some relief to traders
Author: 0 Full GST Council meet; likely to provide some relief to traders

It may take another three months to get things streamlined. Exporters need to pay IGST on import of their inputs, and claim refund from the government under rules. every three months instead of monthly. "This will benefit small businesses and substantially reduce compliance costs", Jaitley said. 7pm:A committee set up under revenue secretary Hasmukh Adhia on the issues faced by exporters is likely to submit its preliminary report to the Council on Friday.

Industry Microsoft Edge market share collapsed once again
Author: 0 Microsoft Edge market share collapsed once again

If you prefer using Edge over other web browsers on your desktop, the news of the Edge web browser for iOS and Android users being announced is likely thrilling for you. At the current moment, there is already a launcher from the company on the Play Store which you can download now. Microsoft Launcher is a Windows Phone-like home screen derived from Microsoft's " Arrow Launcher " Garage project.

Industry Nuzman Arrested in Rio de Janeiro
Author: 0 Nuzman Arrested in Rio de Janeiro

The two are being charged with corruption and money-laundering in what is being called Operation Unfair Play. The IOC's revamped ethics commission has been investigating Nuzman, who is also president of his country's Olympic committee, ever since his house was among several raided by the Brazilian authorities last month.

Industry Turn 10 Slams Into Reverse on Forza 7's VIP Pass
Author: 0 Turn 10 Slams Into Reverse on Forza 7's VIP Pass

Whether it will soothe fan resentment, particularly in the context of how the VIP pass was sold, remains to be seen. In Forza 7 , Turn 10 ditched the always-on double credit bonus for five limited use "mod cards". Most concerning was that the Microsoft Store listing wasn't clear about the new limitation at first. "As soon as we heard from our community that there was confusion about the VIP description in the Windows Store, we immediately updated it", the studio said in a statement.

Industry Instagram adds polls feature to stories
Author: 0 Instagram adds polls feature to stories

Profile photos and user names redacted for privacy. As TechCrunch first reported, Facebook tested this feature in Portugal last month and is now rolling it out for everyone. The only exception is businesses as they now do not have access to Facebook stories. Facebook's new update will definitely attract more users in using Facebook Stories, and might have just given us a glimpse of its future plans of platform integration.

Industry Google Teams With Nest To Make Your Smart Home More Dynamic
Author: 0 Google Teams With Nest To Make Your Smart Home More Dynamic

Recognising multiple users also allows Google to include a phone dialer into Google Home. For those who have already set up Google voice assistant , the windows will take the user to the Assistant menu. This can also be used to display a live feed on your TV via Chromecast. The Home will also receive integration for Android's Find My Phone feature , which allows you to locate any Android device of your own using a browser or an app.

Industry TransCanada cancels Energy East pipeline project
Author: 0 TransCanada cancels Energy East pipeline project

TransCanada made the announcement Thursday. February 3, 2016: The National Energy Board directing TransCanada to rework its application to build the contentious Energy East pipeline because the document is too hard to understand - even for experts.

Industry Land Rover reveals new Range Rover Sport plug-in hybrid
Author: 0 Land Rover reveals new Range Rover Sport plug-in hybrid

Its acceleration 0 to 60 is 6.3 seconds making it the second quickest Range Rover Sport on the market, surpassed only by the V8 petrol models. We'll have to wait until the 2019 Los Angeles Motor Show to see what Land Rover has planned for the new Road Rover range.

Industry Google Clips is a new $249 smart camera that you can wear
Author: 0 Google Clips is a new $249 smart camera that you can wear

Clips is "coming soon" and will cost $249, which is quite high for a device that a lot of people will probably see as little more than a fun toy. For Google, Clips falls in line with the intended theme of today's event: harmoniously combining AI, software, and hardware.

Industry 3 researchers win Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Author: 0 3 researchers win Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Henderson earned his doctorate from Cambridge University in Britain in 1969, and later became the program leader at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology at Cambridge. In 1990, Henderson used an electron microscope to create a 3-D image of a protein at atomic resolution, a breakthrough because previously electron microscopes were thought to only be able to capture images of dead matter, since the electron beam was so strong it would have destroyed biological material.

Industry Russian propaganda ads reached 10m US Facebook users
Author: 0 Russian propaganda ads reached 10m US Facebook users

Facebook said last month that the ads appear to have come from accounts associated with a Russian entity called the Internet Research Agency. The company said it sold $100,000 worth of ads to these sources. Schrage said they were tailored to sow political divisions and to direct Facebook users to certain web pages promoting controversial matters. The companies have been asked to testify before the Senate on November 1.

Industry Facebook hires over 1000 to review ads
Author: 0 Facebook hires over 1000 to review ads

Payment: Facebook says some of the ads were paid for in Russian currency, but it can't use that as an indicator of suspicious activity necessarily because "the overwhelming majority" of advertisers who pay in Russian currency aren't doing anything wrong.

Author: 0 Google Pixel Details Leak Ahead of Launch Event

However, fans are not really impressed with the images of the new Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL phones. It was rumoured that these new phones would include an updated Qualcomm Snapdragon 836 processor, but Blass says that due to "an alleged delay", both the Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 will be powered by the standars 835 chip.