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Phone app nabs Coachella festival cell phone thief

Henao was arrested on suspicion of grand theft and possession of stolen property. Henao is only one of the many criminals roaming the grounds at Coachella . "I noticed some chatter on social media about phones disappearing on Reddit", said Indio Police Sergeant Dan Marshall in an interview with Gizmodo . Read More »

Another soldier dies in accidental fire in J-K


Meanwhile Indian Army has crossed all the limits of human rights violations in IOK. "I really do not know under what circumstances the officer was compelled to adopt such a tactic". "I would take all those things into account when you charge him for violation". None should be allowed to take law in their own hands irrespective of their affiliations and social standing. Read More »

How Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg aims to make camera the first AR platform

Facebook also posted a timeline of the events in the Cleveland murder case saying it did not receive a report about the murder video until "more than an hour and 45 minutes after it was posted". Just before Facebook's conference kicked off, Pennsylvania State Police reported Tuesday it found Stephens in Erie County, Pa., on Tuesday morning. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ to launch in India today

The company will bundle a pair of high-performance headphones from AKG Harman for free. The Galaxy S8 will be offered in a rich color palette including Midnight Black and Maple Gold, while the Galaxy S8 + will also get the Coral Blue variant. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 unboxed

Those of us who survived using the Galaxy Note 7 before its recall fiasco previous year might have seen this coming. Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ make life easier for users with Bixby. However, both are believed to be nearly at par. According to Kuo, the Note 8 dual camera setup will have optical zoom of up to 3X with one wide-angle lens being 12MP and a second lens a 13MP telephoto lens. Read More »

Ex-girlfriend of accused 'Facebook killer' meets with victim's daughters

No accusations - just mutual grief. She says: "If you did it, you have to face your crime". "When I saw him I knew it was him". Police were starting to get out of their cars when "I heard a shot". In interviews, some of Godwin's relatives forgave his killer. "They don't make men like him anymore", Debbie Godwin said. The nationwide manhunt had continued for two days, reported Reuters. Read More »

Huawei MediaPad T3 and MediaPad T3 7 budget friendly tablets launched


The new Huawei MediaPad T3 appeared at the FCC back in March and now the tablet have received Bluetooth certification. The company has not yet revealed the price and availability of either of the tablets. The tablet features a 7-inch IPS display with a resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels offering a pixel density of 170 ppi. It carries 1.4 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 425 SoC at its heart. Read More »

Refunds are coming to Xbox LIVE and Windows Store

Users must have downloaded and opened the app or game in order to get a refund, with Microsoft reserving the right to block users who continually abuse the refund system. "This allows us to provide high-quality experiences for the broadest set of users, while also continually increasing the quality and security of Windows 10". Read More »

Microsoft Adding Self-Service Refunds Xbox One Windows 10


The Windows 10 Creators Update is available for download today , April 11. Well, it's now a reality, and the company has started blocking updates for Windows 7 and 8.1 PCs. Microsoft said the policy shift was necessary so that it could focus on the " deep integration between Windows and the silicon ". It's great to see Microsoft introducing such a thing, though. Read More »

Microsoft is testing game refunds in its Store

It allows for returns within two weeks of a purchase as long as you've only played the game for less than two hours. " You've spoken; we've listened ", reads the message Alpha testers received. The release notes announcement, included in full below, details an instant refund procedure for digital products purchased through the Microsoft Store. Read More »

Facebook Camera Effects Bring Magic, Whimsy to Pics

Zuckerberg said, addressing Facebook's F8 developers conference on Tuesday. "We're not just going to build basic cameras, we're going to build the first mainstream augmented reality platform ", Zuckerberg said. According to reports, the first effects will now be available inside facebook's camera feature on smartphones. Besides group bots for Messenger , Facebook has also launched chatbots for its Slack competitor. Read More »

Inspired by Pokemon Go, Facebook pushes augmented reality

Here is everything that happened on the Day One of Facebook's this year's developer's conference. Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday vowed to work to keep the world's leading social network from being used to propagate grisly acts like the murder of an elderly man on Easter Sunday. Read More »

Stock Move to Focus: Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) , Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS)

This is the price at which the trader or investor wants to exit his existing position so he can realize the most reward. There is no concrete way to calculate a price target . Moving average is significant analytical tool used to discover current price trends and the possibility for a change in an established trend. The average numbers of shares are traded in a security per day, during the recent 3-month period. Read More »

Street Fighter V adds Thailand stage, premium


Other things coming to the game are school uniform outfits. Capcom has finally announced when Street Fighter V will get its April update, which includes the classic Thailand stage from Street Fighter II and school uniforms for three characters. Read More »

Facebook wants to augment your reality

Facebook CTO Mike Schroepfer then took to the stage to discuss the road to creating this technology, highlighting algorithms that allow cameras to identify basic moving objects. "We know we need to do better", Justin Osofsky, Vice President of global operations at Facebook , wrote in a post on Monday. The Platform's main focus is on two new tools. Read More »

[OMG Rainbows!] Snapchat adds new 3D World Lenses


The filters will reportedly be changed daily, and they aren't all available globally yet. The lenses are all dealt with as if they exist in the real world. You may see a web graphic, which indicates Snapchat is trying to recognise the environment and serve up lenses. Although the company avoided using the term "augmented reality" or AR, early adopters of the Nintendo 3DS are familiar with the 3D graphics interaction the World Lenses offers. Read More »

[OMG Rainbows!] Snapchat adds new 3D World Lenses


The filters will reportedly be changed daily, and they aren't all available globally yet. The lenses are all dealt with as if they exist in the real world. You may see a web graphic, which indicates Snapchat is trying to recognise the environment and serve up lenses. Although the company avoided using the term "augmented reality" or AR, early adopters of the Nintendo 3DS are familiar with the 3D graphics interaction the World Lenses offers. Read More »

How to Stream PC Games With Windows 10's Beam Feature


It's oversimplifying things to say the alterations make the experience more like playing on an Xbox, but it oversimplifies nothing to couch the update as a milestone in a process - ongoing at least since the Xbox adopted Windows 10 in November 2015 - that seems to be marching toward the functional convergence of Microsoft's console and PC platforms. Read More »

Instagram for Android gains offline mode


At the F8 event, the company confirmed that users will be able to use nearly all of its features except for some without an internet connection. Facebook's developing world app Facebook Lite shot to 200 million users in just a year, proving the big opportunity Instagram could seize by allowing users to enjoys the app even in isolation. Read More »

McDonald's order trips up Facebook slaying suspect

The chase lasted 2 miles before Stephens shot himself in the head after the vehicle spun and came to a stop, police said. Police said they have received "dozens and dozens" of tips and possible sightings of the suspect, Steve Stephens, and tried to persuade him to turn himself in when they spoke with him via his cellphone on Sunday after the shooting. Read More »

United Airlines beats on earnings and sales

After several days of uproar, the company's chief executive, Oscar Munoz, apologised on Good Morning America . Lawyers for Dao have moved quickly to preserve evidence from the flight, filing a motion to keep surveillance videos, cockpit voice recordings, passenger and crew lists, and other materials related to United Flight 3411 in preparation for a possible lawsuit. Read More »

No more last-minute booking for United employees, airline says

The airline said that in future, off-duty crew members would be allocated seats at least an hour before departure to avoid customers being turfed off flights after boarding. 'A commercial airline that removes validly seated customers without serious cause breaches the sacred trust between passengers and their airlines, ' the bill said. Read More »

As police close in, Facebook killer takes own life

According to CNN, the video remained on his page for two hours before being taken down by the social-media site's administrators. "We are grateful to the people that gave this tip", he said . It is not clear if Stephens was being helped by anyone. Stephens's photo had gone up on billboards and more than 400 tips had poured in before the suspect was spotted in Pennsylvania. Read More »

Microsoft to Release Google Chromebook Rival in May

Now Microsoft appears to aiming at the other end of the market. Also, the Windows 10 Creators Update is launching for mobile devices next week on April 25. With Intel's new Kaby Lake processors available and no hardware updates to the Pro line since late 2015, the event could offer the software giant the opportunity to upgrade and release a Pro 5. Read More »

Nintendo Switch Sells Big-Time In March

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. Along with the game, Nintendo will also debut three new amiibo figures: Inkling Girl, Inkling Boy, and Inkling Squid. That means the game saw an attach rate of more than 100% for Nintendo Switch, which may be attributed to those who purchased both the standard and limited edition versions. Read More »