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Spotify's just acquired blockchain startup Mediachain

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Spotify has announced that it has acquired blockchain startup Mediachain for an undisclosed amount. The startup was building a distributed database linking original creators and authors to the content they create . For its part, Spotify contends a lack of sufficient ownership data made it hard to pay out licensing fees to the proper parties. The Mediachain acquisition deal - the terms of which were not disclosed - appears to be part of the company's plan to gain wider support from ... Read More »

Sony Xperia XZ Premium: Specs, Features and Latest 4K HDR Screen Revealed

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The rumors started coming out once the smartphone was launched during the Mobile World Congress which kicked off at Barcelona in Spain in the last week of February and carried on until the end of the first week of March. There has not been any mention of Sony-specific inclusions to the new software. The Xperia XZ Premium features a 19MP rear camera and a 13MP setup on the front for selfies. Read More »

Apple in talks to launch money-transfer service: Recode

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These cards would be tied to the Venmo-like service, giving Apple users a physical product along with a digital one. "Expanding in payments would be all about the ecosystem given the minimal amounts of money Apple would make running a peer to peer payments service or its own debit card", Jan Dawson, chief analyst at Jackdaw Research told Fox News via email. Read More »

Samsung Pay launches in four more countries

Samsung users who have already registered successfully for the Samsung Pay early access programme can participate in promotions in the Samsung Pay App. "We are extremely delighted to announce the integration of Samsung Pay with UPI for our consumers". Gear S3 owners in Russia, Sweden, and UAE will be able to pay using their wrists. Read More »

Target Stores Are Turning Themselves Into 'Mario Kart' Racetracks

The Nintendo Switch game line-up includes Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Play in TV mode in up to 1080p. However, you can not switch between any two particular items. It's a refinement of the kart formula, in which players race around a track and try to pass each other with the use of weapons and driving skills. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe , as its name suggests, offers a refinement rather than an overhaul. Read More »

Reliance Jio Introduces New Plans for its Prepaid and Postpaid Customers

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The company introduced another plan with monthly rental starting Rs 309 for Jio Prime members. Recharging with Rs 333 will give users unlimited data at 3GB per day for 90 days. For Prime members: The user will get unlimited data but only 84GB of which will be available at 4G speeds and there is a 1GB/day limit as well. Both are valid for 84 days. Read More »

Google is making it easier to edit text on your Android device

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The new languages that have got the transliteration support for 22 new Indic languages - - including Hindi, Bengali, Telugu, Marathi, Tamil, Urdu and Gujarati. As a result, you cannot only type in any of those languages in their native script, but also in the English alphabet. Pro tip: if you're trying to up your typing speed, you can also move the cursor by sliding your finger back and forth along the spacebar, or delete by swiping to the left from the delete key. Read More »

Amazon Echo Look (Style Assistant) is Unveiled, Priced at $199

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Still, it's clear that Amazon knows its niche for this new product: In the era of the professional Instagram influencer, the Echo Look offers buyers a personal fashion photographer and, perhaps, the opportunity to up their fashion game. The Echo Look "opens up a new realm of shopping experiences", said Werner Goertz, a Gartner Inc analyst. It "combines machine learning algorithms with advice from fashion specialists " to evaluate your clothes. Read More »

Mobile Now Accounts For Most Of Digital Ad Spending

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The report also looks at digital audio ad revenue for the first time, saying it totaled $1.1 billion in 2016. Mobile "dominated" the more recent growth in the industry, he added. "Digital audio, generating $1.1 billion in 2016, speaks to the continued evolution of new formats that enable marketers to find audiences at home, behind their desks, or wherever they are". Read More »

Samsung announces refurbished Galaxy Note 7 launch date

As per a report by South Korean publication ET News , picked up by SamMobile , the first refurbished Samsung Galaxy Note 7 units will be launched via three carriers in South Korea in June. Th reputation of the Note line is in serious disarray, while Samsung has cleaned it's proper name up quite a bit. According to a new report, iPhone 8 launch is reportedly pushed back to November, or late-October at its earliest, as suppliers are having troubles with the mass production of the new ... Read More »

Stocks in Queue Uni-Pixel Inc (NASDAQ:UNXL), Dow Chemical Co(NYSE:DOW)

Sanmina Corporation (NASDAQ:SANM) traded at an unexpectedly high level on 04/25/2017 when the stock experienced a -3% loss to a closing price of $38.75. Receive Uni-Pixel, Inc. News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Uni-Pixel, Inc. Read More »

Microsoft Confirms NSA Hacking Loophole Patched In Windows

Several analysts have said that the revelations by " Shadow Brokers " are credible and that the files have nearly certainly come from the NSA, as some of them bear the agency's seals. After a month-long delay of Windows 10 security patches raised suspicions back in February, Microsoft appears to have silently fixed some Windows vulnerabilities that the NSA and potentially "The Shadow Brokers" hacking group were exploiting. Read More »

Nintendo is bringing its toys back to McDonald's Happy Meals

The 8 different toys are available until May 22 and range from Princess Peach to Bowser and Luigi. Each toy does something special like Invincible Mario's ability to glow in the dark. "Like Mario, Happy Meals are something both kids and parents grew up with". Official rules can be found , here. They also made a mario parody game called Super Chick Sisters, which had you go through worlds to "stop Ronald McDonald from slitting conscious chickens' throats". Read More »

America's "Facebook Killer" Shoots Himself After Police Chase

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Robert Godwin Sr . was shot and killed on Easter Sunday just after speaking to a man police say is Steve Stephens . CLEVELAND - Pennsylvania police say a cellphone used to record video of a Cleveland retiree's shooting death that was posted on Facebook was not found in the killer's auto . Read More »

IPhone 8 Release Date, Specs Rumors: Launch Delayed to November?

Earlier, reports suggested the iPhone 8 could sport the touch ID sensor mounted on the rear panel to make space for the enlarged display to fit in the almost bezel-less built. Remember, both Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ does not have this feature. The Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus are the most powerful smartphones now available on the market. Read More »

Google's next trick for Android is 'copyless pasting'

While downloads were only previously manageable either through secondary, on-device software dedicated to downloads and through the Android system in the notifications bar, the new page will allow for both viewing and management of those downloads within Chrome itself. Read More »

Google's "copyless paste" feature could spare you a whole lot of taps

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According to Google, "Roll-out of Android Apps is done on a device-per-device basis as it is dependent on a number of factors including the hardware platform that the device is based on and each device must be compatible with Android". VentureBeat writes that you can activate the feature if you're running Chrome Canary on your device, but that you might not notice any changes. The Chrome Flags is also a way to enable or disable the functionality in Chrome . Read More »

Revenue Forecast of Ocwen Financial Corp. (OCN)

The volatility in the previous week has experienced by 42.56% and observed of 13.05% in the previous month.60.10% ownership is held by institutional investors while insiders hold ownership of 0.90%. Revenue is the amount of money that a company actually receives during a specific period, including discounts and deductions for returned merchandise. Read More »

Amazon Alexa Echo Look: "Does my bum look big in this?"

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It works with a compatible Echo Look app so you can create your own lookbook, browse through outfits, and ask for opinion about your outfit with the Style Check service. Furthermore, the feature gives you ratings in percentage on which outfit will best suit you. Amazon has sold an estimated 10 million or more Alexa devices, and has had trouble keeping the original Echo device in stock, it has said. Read More »

'Bachelor' star jailed after deadly crash

Soules then allegedly fled the scene and was later identified by a witness, who called the police. It's rumored that he had alcoholic beverages in the vehicle at the time but since authorities had to obtain a search warrant before the arrest making it hard to prove that Chris may have been under the influence according to TMZ . Read More »

Katrina Kaif Shares First Photo On Instagram, See Pic

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Katrina too posted a picture on Facebook which hinted that she has found a "new address". Katrina shared the picture with a caption that read, "Getting myself a new place soon. Now, she has posted her first picture and it's candid and breezy. However, the actress says that she would never be a part of Snapchat. "Even now, I'm running around, juggling two films ( Jagga Jasoos and Tiger Zinda Hai) with Jagga soon up for release". Read More »

Frank Bruno predicts Anthony Joshua vs Wladimir Klitschko

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It's going to be a different experience for Wladimir because he's going to be facing a pressure fighter that is going to be coming after him. He gets nervous when he's met with adversity in his fights. Joshua on the other hand, is still a flawless 18-0 (18 KOs) after besting Eric Molina in December by way of knockout in the third round in front of a packed house in Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom. Read More »

Samsung's profit jumps 46 percent thanks to semiconductor

Samsung also had the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone recalled twice and discontinued last fall because the batteries were prone to overheat and catch fire. Samsung's mainstay chip division fueled the profit surge as strong sales of memory chips for computers and mobile devices led to a record-high profit. Read More »

Now make bus, train reservations on Google Trips

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Today, that changes, thanks to an update that adds several new features to Google's trip planner and organizer. Are you planning to go on a long vacation this spring or summer, and if so, will you use the new features in Google Trips to help you organize your journey? No need to dig up every individual hotel, flight and travel reservation and forward them from your inbox. Read More »

Kupwara army camp attack: 3 army personnel killed

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This was the first major fidayeen attack on the Army camp since September 18, 2016 that left 20 soldiers dead and several others injured. The operation to hunt down other terrorists is still on, PTI said. According to reports, the camp that is located near the Line of Control was attacked by armed militants at around 4 in the morning. India has been making attempts to get him declared as an worldwide terrorist by the UN. Read More »

Samsung Benelux releases new smartphone app

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In-Traffic Reply seeks to relieve this pressure by sending automated text-based replies to calls or text messages when the user is on the road. Samsung's In-Traffic Reply app shown working on the Galaxy S8. After researching all this, Samsung thought of creating this app to help the busy drivers. The Korean manufacturer's subsidiary Samsung Electronics Benelux B.V.'s new app is now in beta and slated to arrive on the Play Store in May (Samsung has yet to announce an exact launch date). Read More »

McDonald's Offering Mario Happy Meals Again

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe was originally made for Wii U and was released before three years for Wii U. So, with the re-release, there is so much in return now. "The game was designed for single-player gameplay because of our focus on getting across the sense of speed and the size of the courses". Time Trials, Grand Prix, and the ultra hard 200cc mode are some of the most challenging in the game. Read More »

Trump Administration Proposes 'Massive' Tax Overhaul And Tax Cut Plan

The plan will also include many benefits, one of them being child-care benefits promoted by Ivanka Trump.President Trump reportedly sent his team to Capitol Hill on Tuesday to discuss his plan with the Republican leaders. The tax rate to be applied on repatriated earnings and thresholds for the new income tax brackets are yet to be thrashed out among United States legislators. Read More »

Facebook's new camera could make you question reality

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The social media site made plenty of noise when it acquired Oculus and its VR capabilities in 2014 for $2 billion as Mark Zuckerberg promised that the technology was the future of socializing. Facebook is also investing more in games. It's easy to create an identity that represents the real you in Facebook Spaces . Facebook also announces that you will be able to interact with video calls through Facebook Messenger within this "fictional world". Read More »

VW's ride service partner Gett buys Juno for $250 million: Capital

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The transaction grows Gett's driver roster and geographical footprint, and better positions it to compete with bigger companies such as Lyft and Uber Technologies Inc. Juno offered drivers shares, which will now be paid out as part of the acquisition. Gett raised $300 million from Volkswagen past year. "This latest bait-and-switch underscores the need for industry-wide protections to ensure a living wage for drivers in the face of deceptive tactics, empty promises and manipulation from ... Read More »

Chris Soules' 'Bachelor' Ex Whitney Responds To His Arrest

The Iowa State Patrol said Soules was driving a truck that rear-ended a tractor near Aurora around 8:00 p.m. Monday. The Iowa State Patrol crash report claims that Soules was driving a Chevy pickup truck when he allegedly rear-ended a John Deere tractor trailer. Read More »

Google branded headphones pass through the FCC

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Some of them end up shutting down in a year or more. More importantly, the technical specifications of the Bluetooth headphones are listed at FCC as well. Battery life is rated at 25 hours over Bluetooth, with it dropping down to 16 hours with ANC enabled. The underside of each cup features other controls for volume, play/pause, and an on/off switch. Read More »