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United Airlines deserves this dose of turbulence


Previously, crews could be booked up until the time of departure, Schmerin said . The policy change effectively means that if there is a need to displace a passenger from a flight, the decision is made before boarding begins. Following the horrifying incident in which a passenger was violently dragged off a plane in Chicago , United Airlines has updated its policies as a way to avoid having to deal with any future scheduling fiascos. Read More »

Fox News Channel dismisses O'Reilly, its biggest star

She will now host a morning show on NBC. Wayfair W, Orkin, T. Rowe Price, Allstate ALL, and a flurry of healthcare brands such as Advil, Sanofi, and Bayer also pulled their respective ads. It's likely James and Lachlan didn't want anything standing in their way this time around. Though Fox News remains the ratings leader, the ground can shift. Read More »

Galaxy S8/S8+ red discoloration issue downplayed by Samsung

Both the Samsung S8 as well as S8+ variants are similar in appearance. It will be available online exclusively via Flipkart and through Samsung's India store. On the camera front, the Galaxy S8 and S8+ are equipped with a 12-megapixel rear camera with Dual Pixel technology and aperture f/1.7 and an 8-megapixel front-facing camera with smart autofocus and aperture f/1.7.MP F1.7 Smart autofocus front camera . Read More »

Facebook's AR camera platform to empower developers

Facebook in its ongoing F8 developers conference plans to draw attention of outside developers to contribute AR image filters and interactive experiences its new AR Camera Effects Platform . "Over time, I think this is going to be a really important technology that changes how we use our phones", Zuckerberg stated, reports ABC News . While Facebook has a vision for how we could be using our phones, the company is also pushing its virtual reality (VR) hardware. Read More »

Alleged leak reveals iPhone 8 plans

Apple stock has been rising and falling on iPhone 8 rumors and will continue to do so until after the phone hits store shelves, but what investors should be anxious about right now is what comes after it. Like other recently released smartphones, even Apple is testing dual-camera setup on the back which will be positioned vertically. Among all these exciting new advancements, though, by far the most attractive selling point of Apple's 10th anniversary flagship will be its equally massive and ... Read More »

Three exciting new features coming to your Facebook

Facebook signalled a major push into augmented reality and launched a VR app for communicating with friends at its F8 conference yesterday. Within this 3D virtual room, which can be customized or created using a 360-degree video, users can chat, play games , share photos, video call and generally have lots of fun with people all over the world. Read More »

Bose Accused of Spying on Wireless Headphones Customers With Connect App


A new lawsuit filed in the USA claims that the Boston-based company has violated the US's Federal WireTap Act and a number of other privacy laws by collecting data on users' music playlist, podcasts and other audio choices, which together "provide an incredible amount of insight into his or her personality, behavior, political views, and personal identity". Read More »

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

Frames Studio is an online creative editor, now available globally, that allows people to design frames that can be used either as profile picture frames or in the new Facebook camera. Messenger will also let people chat with outside businesses as a group. The company has released the closed beta of its AR Studio platform , which will be "open" in later stages. Read More »

Facebook introduces VR Spaces, AR camera effects at F8

Now the tech giant, which has almost 1.9 billion monthly active users, is starting in earnest to build the camera into what the ceo described as "the first mainstream augmented reality platform". "Just like Apple built the iPod and iTunes ecosystem before the iPhone, you want to make sure there's a set of content there, even if there's not everything", Mr. Read More »

Galaxy Note 8's Dual Cameras Could Leapfrog iPhone


To an extent it is, but in the scratch and bend test, the Galaxy S8 does not even phase, as you will soon find out. "These devices will offer our consumers a gateway to a new mobile life where the power of innovation will carry them beyond barriers", Asim Warsi, Senior Vice President, Mobile Business, Samsung India, told reporters here. Read More »

Facebook's Augmented Reality Launch


Not to be outdone, Facebook is turning its in-app camera into a platform for developers to create their own augmented reality effects. The AR tools will not only improve the cameras' functionality but also display directions and add digital objects. Read More »

MSU to host skiing national championships in 2020


Smith said the city's success in expanding the relationships with the addition of football and golf championships hosted in Shenandoah is exciting for all involved. Each year, the Fitzgerald Field House hosts the Pittsburgh Wrestling Classic - formerly known as the Dapper Dan - where the top-ranked wrestlers in the nation in each weight class gather to take on the best wrestlers in the state of Pennsylvania. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 & S8 Plus To Launch In India Today


That prompted a recall of the smartphones but when the same thing happened with the replacement device, Samsung was forced to engage in a recall that tarnished its reputation. Samsung Galaxy S8 comes with a 5.8-inch QHD+ (1440×2960 pixels) Super AMOLED display. The Galaxy J5 (2017) bearing model number SM-J530 has been spotted on GFXbench benchmarking site with a 4.8-inch display (1,280x720 screen resolution), a 12MP (4,128x3,096) selfie camera , an octa core Samsung Exynos 7870 ... Read More »

Samsung launches Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ in India

Other key features of the Galaxy S8 series include an Always On display and IP68 water and dust resistance capabilities. Samsung Galaxy S8 will sport a 5.8-inch Quad HD+Super AMOLED display . There are already many rumors floating around, and a lot of them claim that the Note 8's dual camera setup will feature 12MP wide-angle CIS supporting dual photodiode (2PD), 3x optical zoom, 13MP telephoto CIS, dual 6P lenses and even a dual optical image stabilization. Read More »

What to watch for next in the Georgia special election

Ossoff , she says, is Pelosi's "hand-picked" candidate. In some ways, it worked. (AP Photo/John Bazemore). Supporters of Democratic candidate for Georgia's Sixth Congressional Seat Jon Ossoff hold signs near a poll location Tuesday, April 18, 2017, in Marietta, Ga. Read More »

OH suspect located dead in Erie, Pa.


Cleveland police said they are searching for Stephens, a homicide suspect, who recorded himself shooting another man and then posed the video on Facebook on Sunday, April 16, 2017. Facebook has since removed the footage, and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg acknowledged Tuesday that the world's largest social network had a role to play in stemming the worrisome trend. Read More »

Facebook announces its AR Camera Effects Platform


So far, it's been hazy how virtual reality fits into Facebook's goals to connect the world, beyond augmented reality applications similar to Snapchat's. It has also released the Frame Studio that will let the developers create frames for photos and videos. "But over the last couple of years, we've started to see primitive versions of each of these use-cases on our phones and camera". Read More »

Nintendo sold over 906k Switch consoles in the United States last month

And now, analysts have predicted Nintendo will be trying to capitalise on the popularity of its latest console with another Switch device in the future. Some people have also noted that when purchasing the Nintendo Switch bundles they're receiving the guide books, extra controller and a copy of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild but not the system. Read More »

Galaxy S8 owners complaining of reddish tint in display panel

It's a more powerful, more efficient chip in both cases, and it shows in the benchmark testing. While the Galaxy S8 will come in Midnight Black and Maple Gold colour variants, the Galaxy S8 + will also get the Coral Blue variant. Samsung has used a multi-layered technology called Knox which leverages a modern-day processor architecture called ARM Trust Zone. Every single reviewer of the S8 preferred the Samsung's S8 display over other rival smartphones such as the Google Pixel , LG G6, and ... Read More »

Samsung looks to rebound with new Galaxy S8s


In comparison, the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge were only able to maintain 80% of their battery capacity after a year's worth of charging and discharging. Bixby will have a female voices, but like Siri will be able to be changed to a male voice. Not a new feature for Samsung, having already showcased this on their S7 model - and Apple has also introduced it on its iPhone 7. Read More »

Google plots adblocking feature in Chrome


Of course, Google won't block Google ads. The sources go on to state that Google is considering the ad-blocker as a move against third-party alternatives that are growing in popularity. This would give Google control over the ad-blocking market, the ad industry as a whole, and even over its competitors, which offer numerous "unacceptable ad" formats the coalition is targeting. Read More »

Suspect in murder live-streamed on Facebook shoots himself to death

Tonya R. Godwin-Baines and Debbie D. Godwin say they know Lane did nothing wrong. During the meeting, the three women shared their pain, the affiliate reported, each affected differently by a killing that stunned the nation. She said the two had dated for a while and even looked at engagement rings at one point. Godwin taught his children the value of hard work, how to love God and how to forgive, his children said. Read More »

Lexus NX Refreshed: New style, better handling


To go with the updated spindle grill, the bumper has also been updated and now "more fluidly blends into the hood and front door", Lexus says. Lexus has relocated the fog lamps to the corner of the bumper, separating them from the ducts. Immediately noticeable is the larger available display on the center dashboard, which has grown from seven inches to 10.3 inches. All NX models benefit from an upgraded suspension, which includes retuned springs, sway bars, and bushings, as well as new shock ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 Microsoft Edition being sold at Microsoft stores


As Samsung DeX Station comes with two USB-A 2.0, a LAN Ethernet, an HDMI output, and a USB-C charging port. Earlier this week, Samsung officially unveiled the Galaxy S8 . Apparently taking the market's outlook that Samsung and Google may compete in the field of AI technology down the road, Koh Dong-jin, president of Samsung's mobile communications business, said the company is planning on expanding strategic ties with the US partner during the showcase event of the Galaxy S8 . Read More »

Say Hello To The New 454bhp BMW M4 CS


The new M4 CS comes with the adaptive M sports suspension as standard, which largely mirrors the suspension of the M4 with competition package. It's a 3.0 litre twin-turbo in-line six-cylinder unit that you'd fine in a regular M4, except this one delivers 460 hp at 6,250 rpm and 600 Nm at 4,000-5,380 rpm. Read More »

Facebook Murder Suspect Has 'Shot And Killed Himself,' Police Say


CLEVELAND , Ohio -The daughters of Robert Godwin Sr. and the estranged girlfriend of the man who killed him were brought together Tuesday for an emotional meeting on the same day as Facebook killer Steve Stephens' apparent suicide. WEWS-TV reports that a video Stephens posted to Facebook previous year showed him firing rapidly at targets at the Sherwin Shooting Sports range, in violation of its safety rules, and being warned to stop by an employee. Read More »

At F8 Conference, Facebook Talks of Building Community through AR


Zuckerberg said Facebook has "a lot of work" to do. Looking through the full schedule on the F8 website, there will be sessions focusing on the Facebook Camera, cross-platform VR content, building native games for Facebook Gameroom (Facebook's version of Steam), the future of video on Facebook and sessions specifically for apps that Facebook has acquired in recent years like WhatsApp and Instagram. Read More »

Lewis Hamilton wants Mercedes pace improvement after Bahrain

But for now the team has done a really, really great job", Vettel said. Force India development driver Alfonso Celis Jr. returned to action in the VJM10, having previously sampled the vehicle pre-season, and placed 10, as Sauber's Marcus Ericsson logged the most laps, 106, to finish 11. Read More »