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Qualcomm takes a subtle shot at Apple, gets some facts wrong

For Bezel-less display, the Xiaomi Mi MIX is credited, and the Sony Xperia Z4 is named for the first water resistant touch screen. The telecom giant's brutal blog post comes months after both of them have sued each other in global patent licensing dispute. Read More »

Mission accomplished: Saturn probe Cassini ends 20-year journey


Without Cassini , no one would have ever thought of life existing in the moons of Saturn. Cassini's orbital tour designs will also serve as a practice run for the Europa Clipper mission. 15, 2017. It disintegrated into fragments and burned up in seconds as it plummeted at 77,000mph. With spacecraft thrusters firing until the end, its atmospheric entry followed an unprecedented series of 22 Grand Finale dives between Saturn and rings. Read More »

US Senate has 'important questions' about Apple Face ID privacy

Federighi also noted that the FaceID can be unlocked while wearing sunglasses as well. " Face ID data never leaves the device, is encrypted and protected by the Secure Enclave ", said an Apple spokesperson. How Secure is Face ID? The 3D printed face theory is also seconded by Prof Kevin Curran, professor of cybersecurity at Ulster University. The spectre of government agencies forcing Apple to give it access to the faceprints still hangs over consumers. Read More »

Additional details you need to know about the Face ID

A passcode does not sound as convenient as the pattern lock or Touch ID feature, especially with young children who can not read and the senior citizens who struggle to remember things. Face ID will work with Apple Pay, and other third-party apps. Apple's Craig Federighi has revealed another feature in a mail he sent to a designer saying "There are two mitigations: if you don't stare at the phone, it won't unlock". Read More »

AT&T's BOGO iPhone 8 Offer Is a Great Deal (for Some)

Combined with a low-cost contract or pay-as-you-go sim, such as the £5 plan offered by O2's corporate sibling Giffgaff, the cost of owning the phone for two years is £819 - lower than any competing deal of the major retailers we reviewed. The iPhone 8, iPhone X and iPhone 8S are displayed at Apple's launch event in California. When Apple announced the new handsets, a lot was made of the new devices supporting wireless charging, which isn't actually true wireless as you still have to place ... Read More »

Senator Al Franken raises concerns over iPhone X's Face ID

Face ID's not having a great first few days. The revelation was part of an email the Apple executive sent to a developer, who asked a series of questions about the Face ID technology. Apple has stated, in response to security concerns, that all of its faceprint data is stored locally on an individual's device and that third party applications will not have access to it. Read More »

Nueva amenaza nuclear de Corea del Norte


Pendientes a ELNUEVODIA.COM para la actualización de esta noticia. REACCIÓN DE EU. El secretario de Estado de Estados Unidos , Rex Tillerson , condenó el "provocativo" lanzamiento , y urgió a Rusia y a China a mostrar su "intolerancia ante estos lanzamientos de misiles temerarios emprendiendo sus propias acciones directas" contra Pyongyang . Read More »

IPhone X's Face ID can only remember one person at a time

Krimbel also asked Federighi what would stop a thief from taking someone's iPhone X , then pointing it at their face, and running off with the unlocked device. Apple is yet to confirm whether it will allow more users to add their FaceID on a single device in the future. The second is that if you squeeze the power and volume buttons on either side of the device before handing it over, FaceID will be temporarily disabled. Read More »

A pitch-black planet orbits an alien star 1400 light-years away


The darkness surrounding the planet's atmosphere has been said to be as dark as fresh asphalt. Scientists discovered WASP-12b back in 2008 with the SuperWASP-N camera in the Canary Islands, but probably didn't realise what kind of a rebellious child they'd ended up with. Read More »

Everything Apple didn't tell you about the new iPhones at the event

Also, users can opt for a sleeping mask that covers the eyes, and the site says that they are useful when sleeping. The new Apple TV 4K is also available for preorder. The LTE-capable Apple Watch models are showing a 2-3 week delivery window, and that could extend even more as the day goes on. The iPhone 8 packs an A11 Bionic processor and an all-new GPU, making it about 70 percent faster than the previous version. Read More »

UPDATED | YSU appeals order allowing OH man to play football


The 21-year-old Richmond sued the university after the school allowed him to join the football team as a walk-on and then told him he couldn't play this season. However, when Pearson asked Corl for an example of another instance when Tressel used his position to dictate what happens on the football field, she could not provide one. Read More »

Hyundai sets Genesis G70 sales target of 60000 units next year


Its prices range from 3.75 million won ($33,000) to 5.18 million won ($45,700). The new sedan comes in three versions, giving a choice of a 2.0 gasoline turbo engine, a 2.2 diesel engine or the top-of-the-line 3.3 petrol twin-turbo, and measures in at 4,685 millimeters long, 1,850 mm wide and 1,400 mm tall with a wheelbase of 2,835 mm, giving the vehicle a very well-planted and aggressive stance, especially if customers 17~18 inch low profile times. Read More »

Tag: Mi band HRX edition


Manu Jain, Vice President, Xiaomi and Managing Director, Xiaomi India, "Mi Band 2 was an extremely popular product for Xiaomi in India and with Mi Band - HRX Edition, we chose to invest in the product further to take our vision of innovation for everyone' one step ahead". Read More »

Facebook opens AI research lab in Canada


In addition, Facebook is launching partnerships with the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research ( CIFAR ), the Montreal Institute for Learning Algorithms (MILA), McGill University, and Université de Montréal. The FAIR site will engage with the broader research community through publications, open source software, participation in technical conferences and workshops, and research collaborations. Read More »

Destiny 2: Here's What Xur's Brought on His First Visit


As expected, Xur's currency of choice is no longer Strange Coins but Legendary Shards, which can be acquired by dismantling legendary gear. All the items have a Power level of 270, so newer players will definitely want to get their hands on at least two pieces of his exotic gear this week. Read More »

Swiss researcher can blow his own didgeridoo thanks to Ig Nobel Prize


The prizes are the brainchild of Marc Abrahams, editor of the Annals of Improbable Research, and are intended not to honor the best or worst in science, but rather to highlight research that encourages people to think in unusual ways. And a Spanish team scooped the prize in the obstetrics category for research showing that babies "sing and dance" in the womb , when tunes were played to them through a "musical tampon". Read More »

Tesla Inc. (TSLA) Director Kimbal Musk Sells 2190 Shares


The Higher end of the revenue forecast is $3.12 Billion, while the Lower end of the forecast is $2.7 Billion. The stock rose 1.65% or $0.84 reaching $51.72. Robert W. Baird reissued an outperform rating and set a $368.00 price target on shares of Tesla in a research note on Tuesday, June 20th. The company now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $315.31. Read More »

Your Android backups will be deleted if your device is inactive


While the backup functionality has been available for Android users for quite some time, with Android 6.0 Marshmallow the search giant improved the service and users can even have their backups stored in Google Drive folders. Tanglebrook also discussed the matter with a Google representative and found out that there was no way to keep the backup on his Google Drive or any other place. Read More »

Xiaomi launches immersive Mi MIX 2 with full-screen display


Fitted with a 3500mAh battery, the phone measures 152.6×73.95×7.6mm weighs 163 grams. With a lot of cosmetic changes overhead its predecessor, the Mi Mix 2 offers. The new Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 runs under the OS- Andriod 7.1.1 Nougat with MIUI 9. As for connectivity options, the handset comes with 4G LTE, dual-band (2.4GHz and 5GHz) Wi-Fi 802.11c, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, and USB Type-C. Read More »

Apple unveils new iPhone with a big price tag


Cook attempted to frame the iPhone X as a similar breakthrough, hailing it as "the biggest leap forward" since the original iPhone. But the price may be a sticking point, according to Alphr . The phone has a 5.5-inches bezel-less Retina HD True Tone IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, having 401 ppi. iPhone X comes in two storage sizes, 64GB or 256GB but only in Space Gray and Silver. Read More »

Apple iPhone X hands-on review


On an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch: You can live-stream the event using Safari on any one of these devices as long as it is operating iOS 9.0 or later. "People have become more comfortable spending lots of money on their phones". As per Counterpoint Research data, Apple had a 2.3 per cent market share (in volume terms), ranking at the 11th spot in the hyper-competitive Indian smartphone market. Read More »

What's new with the Apple Watch and TV


Optus, Telstra and Vodafone have been confirmed as launch partners for the 4G-connected Apple Watch Series 3 . While you've always been able to play music with the watch, cellular support means you can now directly stream 40 million songs via Apple Music without any other device nearby. Read More »

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Downgraded to Hold at Vetr Inc

The stock rose 0.98% or $0.73 reaching $75.5 per share. About 5.70M shares traded. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has a market cap of $582.1 billion and over the last 12 months, MSFT has risen by 33.04%. The original version of this piece can be viewed at Read More »

FRANKFURT MOTOR SHOW: Jaguar I-PACE to power the grid


And today at the Frankfurt Motor Show , the British vehicle giant revealed its race version of the I-Pace, along with the news it is launching the world's first global championship for production-based electric cars . The i-PACE is set to go on sale in the second half of 2018 and is an all electric, 294kW 4-door that'll get from 0-100km/h in 4 seconds. "Formula E has grown exponentially since we joined as the first premium manufacturer a year ago, with commitments from Audi , ... Read More »

Apple explains why Face ID didn't work in demonstration


Since the announcement, however, reporters, advocates, and iPhone users have raised concerns about how Face ID could impact Americans' fundamental right to privacy, speculated on the ways in which Apple could use faceprint data in the future, and questioned the quality and security of the technology. Read More »

Fergie and Josh Duhamel split after more than 8 years of marriage


The singer and actor confirmed Thursday that they had chose to split up earlier this year, but kept the news quiet to give their family "the best opportunity to adjust". The relationship between Duhamel and Fergie began when the Black Eyed Peas made an appearance on Duhamel's former NBC show, Las Vegas , where he met the singer for the first time . Read More »

Ghost Recon Wildlands to Get Stand Alone PvP Open Beta


The game mode is set to release this fall as a free update. What is the most interesting is that this is a stand alone download, you do not even have to own the game to be able to participate. The beta will feature five maps and six unique classes, while the full version is expected to sport twelve classes. The open beta will be available to pre-load on all platforms (that's PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC) on September 19. Read More »

Apple's FaceID faces doubts on security and privacy concerns


Those who watched the big iPhone X, 8, 8 Plus , Apple Watch Series 3 and Apple TV 4K-unveiling event on Tuesday must have noticed Federighi silently fuming as his pre-production X created to showcase the company's new vision stubbornly refused to unlock as advertised. Read More »

Windows 10's Fall update will increase privacy controls


The latest Windows 10 privacy enhancements follow Microsoft's efforts to appease European data protection authorities over privacy concerns, in particular France's CNIL, which threatened to fine Microsoft in July 2016 unless it dialed back Windows 10's "excessive" data collection and improved how it gained user consent. Read More »