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Research Trusted Contacts now on iOS
Author: 0 Trusted Contacts now on iOS

Whenever you're unable to respond to a request from your trusted contacts, they will receive your last known location automatically within a custom timeframe. It sounds like a terrifyingly intimate pact - like getting married, bur worse - but Google's new Trusted Contacts is all about safety. Google says the new version of Trusted Contacts can now be set to delay up to an hour before automatically sharing a user's location with someone else, or it can be set to do so immediately.

Research Apple to Release New Apple Watch Series 3 This Fall?
Author: 0 Apple to Release New Apple Watch Series 3 This Fall?

Quanta Computer has been the primary manufacturer for Apple Watch since the first version of the watch came out in 2015. This isn't the first time Quanta will be given a duty to produce Apple watch, as the first and second-generation models were earlier manufactured by the same Taiwanese company.

Research Elon Musk's Artificial Intelligence Warning Earns Mark Zuckerberg's Ire: It's 'Pretty Irresponsible'
Author: 0 Elon Musk's Artificial Intelligence Warning Earns Mark Zuckerberg's Ire: It's 'Pretty Irresponsible'

I am optimistic, and I think people who are naysayers and try to drum up these doomsday scenarios - I just, I don't understand it. Now Musk has hit back and said Zuckerberg's "understanding of the subject is limited". Claiming there are many positives to AI, he added: "If you're arguing against AI, then you're arguing against safer cars that aren't going to have accidents".

Research Nokia to unveil flagship Android Phone August 16th
Author: 0 Nokia to unveil flagship Android Phone August 16th

Nokia is reported to be working on an entry-level smartphone dubbed as Nokia 2 for a while now. Nokia 8 is once again making the headlines regarding its launch date as HMD Global has started sending invites for the launch event. We have even seen Copper Gold , Steel and Blue color variants of the phone in the past leaks. Nokia 8 has a bunch of extraordinary features where you would be introduced with a powerful Carl Zeiss camera .

Research Chelsea's Kenedy sent home from Asia tour after offensive comments
Author: 0 Chelsea's Kenedy sent home from Asia tour after offensive comments

On Sunday, Chelsea finally issued a formal apology for the posts, promising that Kenedy would be "strongly reprimanded and disciplined" for his actions. It is because of this that the negative impact we have seen over the last two days has left us shocked and saddened. "We made this decision about the player, the player must know his mistake".

Research China Q2 smartphone shipments fall 3% year-on-year
Author: 0 China Q2 smartphone shipments fall 3% year-on-year

Remaining in the top of the crop is key for Apple because the top five brands accounted for nearly 75 percent of the 113 million shipments in China, Canalys estimates. Huawei shipped more than 23 million smartphones in the quarter, making it the top seller in China. Its P10 smartphone, sporting high-resolution cameras made with Leica, was a bestseller among China's selfie-loving users, boosting its market share to 20.2 per cent, from 16.9 per cent, according to Counterpoint's data.

Research Facebook launches its Live-360 program
Author: 0 Facebook launches its Live-360 program

The company let users know about this capability this morning during a wider announcement about a whole slew of other updates aimed at making their live 360-degree video platform more accessible to creators and users both. These cameras and software offerings will be marked with a Facebook Live logo on either their packaging or on product websites ( more information can be found here).

Research Sperm count fall prompts human extinction warning
Author: 0 Sperm count fall prompts human extinction warning

Australian reproductive expert Kelton Tremellen, Professor of Reproductive Medicine at Flinders University, says the paper confirms pervious observations and should act as a "wake-up call" to men. "I suspect that obesity may have something to do with these trends, but measures of obesity , such as BMI (body mass-index) were not analyzed", said Dourson, who was recently nominated to head the US Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention.

Research NASA Has a Way to Cut Your Flight Time in Half
Author: 0 NASA Has a Way to Cut Your Flight Time in Half

It is hoped the new design will drastically reduce the level of noise coming from the plane. For nearly a half-century there's been a clear speed limit on most commercial air travel: 660 miles per hour , the rate at which a typical-size plane traveling at 30,000 feet breaks the sound barrier and creates a 30-mile-wide, continuous sonic boom .

Research Governor Greg Abbott comments on Special Session
Author: 0 Governor Greg Abbott comments on Special Session

The bill is the second time this year that police leaders from Texas' biggest cities, which are also some of the largest in the U.S, are at odds with a marquee piece of Republican legislation. On KCRS he said it was simply a matter of creating a uniform policy across the state, a well-worn theme for the governor who also told Moore about how he wants the session to pre-empt local restrictions on mobile devices in automobiles so that the state's new ban on texting while driving can be ...

Research Games with Gold August 2017 revealed for Xbox One and Xbox 360
Author: 0 Games with Gold August 2017 revealed for Xbox One and Xbox 360

Trials Fusion , Ubisoft's platform-racing game, scored an 8.2 from IGN back in 2014. As always, you must be a member of Xbox Live Gold to download these games free of charge for a limited time. Save Mars from an ancient evil (that you accidentally unleashed) in Red Faction: Armageddon . Slime Rancher will be available upon leaving Game Preview, enabling you to wrangle slimes to make money from "slime science", using vacpacs and jetpacks.

Research Roomba Wants to Sell a Map of Your Home
Author: 0 Roomba Wants to Sell a Map of Your Home

You can pop by The Inquirer to read iRobot chief executive Colin Angle's freakish response to tweets from concerned customers. " There's an entire ecosystem of things and services that the smart home can deliver once you have a rich map of the home that the user has allowed to be shared ", Angle tells the news outlet.

Research Toyota To Launch Solid-State Battery EV In 2022
Author: 0 Toyota To Launch Solid-State Battery EV In 2022

While Toyota has developed a reputation for making hybrids and plug-in hybrid vehicles, namely with its Prius family, it chose to develop the hydrogen-powered Mirai instead of a dedicated electric vehicle. Toyota has chose to sell the new model in Japan as early as 2022, the paper said. Toyota is working on developing an electric vehicle with a fast charging battery, the Chunichi Shimbun reported on Tuesday.

Research Xbox One X Pre-Orders Might Open Sometime Soon
Author: 0 Xbox One X Pre-Orders Might Open Sometime Soon

Gamers who pre-order the game will be given The Sims 4 Perfect Patio Stuff which includes hot tubs, additional fashion items, and bonus decor. Gamers who will order the Deluxe Party Edition of "The Sims 4 " for Xbox One can enjoy additional party objects.

Research Amazon Echo faces challenge to stay on top of smart speaker market
Author: 0 Amazon Echo faces challenge to stay on top of smart speaker market

The speaker was reportedly designed by Facebook's Building 8 that's now being led by Dugan . A Facebook spokesperson didn't immediately respond to a request for comment. Amazon's Echo Show is limited to calling between Echo Shows. Research firm Strategy Analytics has reported that worldwide smart speaker shipments reached 5.9 million units in 2016, 4.2 million of which were shipped in the fourth quarter of 2016.

Research I Am Setsuna follow-up Lost Sphear launches early 2018
Author: 0 I Am Setsuna follow-up Lost Sphear launches early 2018

In LOST SPHEAR , players will begin their adventure in a remote town where a young boy, Kanata, awakens from a devastating dream to find his hometown disappearing. That's where Tokyo RPG Factory came in. The game will expand on the Active Time Battle (ATB) system featured in their previous work " I Am Setsuna " but will include changes such as the ability to freely place your characters mid-battle.

Research Google Launches SOS Alerts in Google Search and Maps
Author: 0 Google Launches SOS Alerts in Google Search and Maps

The search page will display a share option next to the alert, so you can pass on the information to friends on social media or via email. If you are close to an area where a disaster has struck, Google may also send you notifications that direct you to all of this information.

Research Reliance Jio impact: Airtel posts smallest profit in 18 quarters
Author: 0 Reliance Jio impact: Airtel posts smallest profit in 18 quarters

Bharti Airtel was forced to slash its data price by half to about Rs 60 per GB in the April to June period of 2017, the latest numbers revealed. On a sequential basis, the net profit had slumped as much as 65.5 per cent between the second and the third quarter of last financial year ended March 31.

Research United Kingdom to Require Drone Registration and Safety Tests
Author: 0 United Kingdom to Require Drone Registration and Safety Tests

The draft regulations introduce risk-based requirements based on the weight of a drone, the operating environment and the complexity of the operation. The registration process also includes a test regarding safety awareness of using a drone, that owners will need to answer. Finally, the government will be pushing for work on geofencing technology to be brought forward.

Author: 0 Elon Musk: Zuckerberg's understanding of AI threat is limited

During a Facebook Live broadcast , Zuckerberg was asked about his thoughts on AI by a Facebook user who mentioned that they'd recently watched an interview with Musk where he said his largest fear for the future was AI. "I have exposure to the most cutting edge AI, and I think people should be really concerned by it", Musk said earlier this month. "In the next five to ten years, AI is going to deliver so many improvements in the quality of our lives".

Research Mac malware discovered in the wild allows webcam photos, screenshots, key-logging
Author: 0 Mac malware discovered in the wild allows webcam photos, screenshots, key-logging

Apple released an update that protected against infections, but variants of the malware can still leave some Macs vulnerable, according to Fortune . Surprisingly, the domain is still available. He found out that this second variant has numerous spying capabilities of the first, but that there is no indication that the malware is used to install ransomware or collect online banking credentials.

Research BioWare stalks gamers with Anthem design at Edmonton Corn Maze
Author: 0 BioWare stalks gamers with Anthem design at Edmonton Corn Maze

Its latest game, Athem , is described as a "shared-world action RPG, where players can delve into a vast landscape teeming with wonderful technology and forgotten treasures" on the company's website. Bioware has sponsored its home city's corn maze, which has resulted in a huge Anthem exosuit being carved into the field of maize. After that there's nothing left to do but let the corn grow.

Research Qualcomm hits back at lobbying group in iPhone import battle
Author: 0 Qualcomm hits back at lobbying group in iPhone import battle

Intel basically said that Qualcomm is looking to "stave off" any competition from its only competitor. These groups accused Qualcomm of being a monopoly that's not trying to protect its patents but instead aims to protect its cellular modem market share by blocking competition.

Research Facebook Acquires Startup To Crack Down On Pirated Videos
Author: 0 Facebook Acquires Startup To Crack Down On Pirated Videos

Facebook has taken over the startup Source3, which specializes in IP recognition, IP licensing and rights administration services. The creator also has the option to block uploads of its content to Facebook . The startup will be fully integrated into Facebook , and its employees will work out of Facebook's NY office. Facebook has gained Source3's technology as well as some of its talents.

Research HTC U11 Sapphire Blue to go on pre-order in India
Author: 0 HTC U11 Sapphire Blue to go on pre-order in India

Because of the premium design and unique features, HTC U11 conquered the flagship market. HTC U11 sports a 5.5 inch Quad HD (2560×1440 pixels) Super LCD 5 Display which is protected with 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 5. Connectivity options include 4G, USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C port, GPS/AGPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4 & 5GHz)) and NFC.

Research Apple Releases iOS 11 Beta 4 For Developers
Author: 0 Apple Releases iOS 11 Beta 4 For Developers

Apple are expected to release iOS 11 along with their new iPhone 8, iPhone 7S and 7S Plus handsets. Apple baked thousands of new features, changes, and APIs into its big 2017 mobile platform update, and it's set to be released later this summer just before the company releases its new iPhone lineup.

Research Dennis Mammana: Shining Light on the Great American Total Solar Eclipse
Author: 0 Dennis Mammana: Shining Light on the Great American Total Solar Eclipse

NASA advises to check for scratches or wrinkles and avoid using glasses that are older than three years. As a veteran of 16 total solar eclipses from six continents, I can say to you without any exaggeration that this is the most alien experience you can ever have on this planet - the sun goes out in the daytime, for heaven's sake! "You might be tempted to try to see [the eclipse], and if you do that without a safe filter, what's going to happen is very, very intense sunlight is going ...

Research The Moon has more water than we thought
Author: 0 The Moon has more water than we thought

Depending on which wavelengths of light are absorbed or reflected, scientists can get a handle on what minerals are present. That thinking changed in 2008 when volcanic glass beads brought back by the Apollo 15 and 17 missions of 1971 and 1972 were found to contain tiny crystalline formations that contained water, the Brown news release said.

Author: 0 Android O Developer Preview arrives nearly complete - Full release coming soon

Before that can happen, though, we need to cover what's in Developer Preview 4. Google released final Android O APIs in the previous Developer Preview, so it is encouraging developers to test their apps against these mature hooks to make sure that, when Android O is publicly released in the next few weeks, apps take advantage of new features like notification channels , background location limits and an improved implementation of Doze.

Author: 0 Android O Developer Preview 4 released by Google

Through its first three developer previews, Google hasn't done much with regards to easter eggs outside of adding the orange O. However, in Android O Developer Preview 4, Google has just added a new easter egg, and it's an octopus, for some reason.

Research Overcooked Special Edition Coming to Switch July 27th
Author: 0 Overcooked Special Edition Coming to Switch July 27th

If you're a Nintendo Switch player who is having too much fun playing Splatoon 2 and really enjoying your time with friends, Team 17 has the game that's going to change all of that. Overcooked: Special Edition contains 44 campaign missions that be played solo and with up-to-four players either locally or online. "You can even go head to head in nine versus competitive levels for either two or four players".

Research Internet Brands To Acquire WebMD In Approx. $2.8 Bln Deal
Author: 0 Internet Brands To Acquire WebMD In Approx. $2.8 Bln Deal

WebMD's board has approved the transaction, which is targeted to close in the fourth quarter. The sale price represents a 20% premium over the Friday's closing price. If you are viewing this report on another site, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of United States and worldwide copyright and trademark law.

Research Xbox One X Pre-Orders Coming Soon, According To Phil Spencer
Author: 0 Xbox One X Pre-Orders Coming Soon, According To Phil Spencer

The newest addition to the family promises games at 4K resolution on compatible screens at a smooth 60 frames per second. Madden NFL 18 will also receive a free Xbox One X update later this year. Xbox One S is the only console that offers 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray, 4K video streaming and High Dynamic Range. Its retail price is set at £449 in the United Kingdom and €499 in the other European countries.

Research Destiny 2 Open Beta Time Extended
Author: 0 Destiny 2 Open Beta Time Extended

The unexpected beta extension notice arrived over Twitter, where the developer announced that the test period will now end its run on Tuesday, July 25 at 6pm PDT. The beta will plunge you into the game's story-heavy opening, as you attempt to withstand the opening attack on the Traveller and keep the Tower from being completely destroyed (spoilers, you fail).

Research Google Pixel 2 might be the first device with Qualcomm Snapdragon 836
Author: 0 Google Pixel 2 might be the first device with Qualcomm Snapdragon 836

Apart from the above-said rumor, there is one more leak about Google's Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 smartphones. News about the Qualcomm Snapdragon 836 processor has been around the rumour mill for quite some time. It has not been specified if this particular chipset will be featured in both the Pixel 2 and the Pixel 2 XL. The older reports have even indicated that the Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 smartphones will sport pressure-sensitive frames - similar to the kind that come equipped ...

Research JioPhone Booking: Jio Comes Up With 'Keep Me Posted' Facility
Author: 0 JioPhone Booking: Jio Comes Up With 'Keep Me Posted' Facility

The proposal was submitted to the human resource development (HRD) ministry. However, officials said any such proposal will have to go through a transparent tender process. The phone can be connected to television through a Jio Phone cable. Reliance Jio 4G phone will have many features of the smartphone but will not have Whatsapp.