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Microsoft plans to launch low-priced Surface tablets to compete with iPads

Microsoft plans to launch low-priced Surface tablets to compete with iPads The smaller size means that these models will have smaller battery, and Bloomberg expects a four hours difference compared to the Surface Pro . A Bloomberg report suggests that Microsoft will deliver a cheaper Surface tablet this year. [Full Article...]

Fastest-Growing Black Hole in the Universe Found

Fastest-Growing Black Hole in the Universe Found The team estimate that this black hole has a mass of at least 20 billion times greater than the mass of the Sun . We often think of a black hole as the darkest object in the universe, consuming even the light that comes near it. While unnamed, Wolf refers to the black hole as a " monster ". 'The hunt is on to find even faster-growing black holes'. Dr. Wolf said the Gaia satellite confir... [Full Article...]

Nokia to take wraps off its X6 smartphone today

Nokia to take wraps off its X6 smartphone today The vertically placed dual-camera setup is in the usual Nokia position but, the "Carl Zeiss" branding is missing. Nokia X6 price and availability Nokia X6 can be pre-booked in China from the company's own website and some third-party online retailers. [Full Article...]

Honor 10 Flagship Smartphone for £400

Honor 10 Flagship Smartphone for £400 The smartphone has horizontally placed dual camera setup with a 16 MP RGB sensor with an f/1.8 aperture and a 24 MP secondary monochrome sensor with an f/1.8 aperture. It is launched with a price tag of Rs. 32,999. The camera also supports 3D face recognition, optimizes facial details and detects over 100 facial points to ensure "pixel-level accuracy". [Full Article...]

Bethesda unveils first gameplay footage of Rage 2

Bethesda unveils first gameplay footage of Rage 2 Speaking to the German publication, GameStar (with translation by GamingBolt ), id Software studio director Tim Willits, revealed that Rage 2 won't have loot boxes. As promised in the video, RAGE 2 will include a vast Open World in which there's no law. Perhaps a smart move considering the number of massive games out towards the end of the year such as Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 and Red D... [Full Article...]

Google Releases New Play Store Version For Android Device Users

Among the questions that remain: whether Google actually gives users the right to opt out of location tracking , as the company says it does, and whether Google is being transparent about how it's using location data. So, considering there are about 10 million Australian Android users, the amount comes to between $445 million and $580 million a year, notes The Daily Telegraph . [Full Article...]

Meet Surface Hub 2

Meet Surface Hub 2 Microsoft plans to ship a next-generation Surface Hub 2 in 2019, boasting a smaller, lighter, more modular design that will encourage workers to share the screen, as well as their notes and files. So it'll look and act like one massive Surface tablet. I am not exactly sure what Microsoft considers to be a competitive device. Surface Hub 2 will also support a new multiuser sign-in feature that ... [Full Article...]

SpaceX launches new rocket primed for future crewed missions

It marks the first flight of the Block 5 batch of Falcon 9 rockets, which incorporate a number of upgrades to improve performance, increase the service life of the booster and reduce turnaround time between recovery and relaunch. The first is the Launch and Early Orbit Phase (LEOP), and the second phase is Satellite in Orbit. Dr Mahmood said after completing and traveling several processes, fe... [Full Article...]

Virtual Console Not Coming To Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Confirms

Virtual Console Not Coming To Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Confirms Online play for certain games is free for the moment, but will also end up locked behind this service once it launches in September . Nintendo says that "every classic game " will feature some sort of online functionality. Nintendo also revealed a new "Family Membership" option, which costs US$34.99 for one year, and allows eight different users to use the service even on differe... [Full Article...]

Destiny 2 Expansion II

Destiny 2 Expansion II Called "Spire of Stars", players can fearless the new gauntlet for better loot when it goes live on May 11th. The first Destiny 2 expansion, Curse of Osiris , raised the level cap from 20 to 25 . For the uninitiated, the Escalation Protocol is a new horde mode-style activity, where you can take part during the endgame stages of Warmind . The expansion content will follow the journey of a ... [Full Article...]

How Many Arrow Global Group PLC (LON:ARW)'s Analysts Are Bearish?

On Thursday, November 9 Jefferies maintained the shares of GKN in report with "Buy" rating. Needham downgraded the stock to "Hold" rating in Wednesday, May 17 report. It primarily holds interest in the Sukari Gold Mine project, which covers an area of 160 square kilometers located in the south-easterly region of the Eastern Desert, Egypt. [Full Article...]

Intel Corp. (INTC) PT Lowered to $37.00 at Royal Bank Of Canada

Intel Corp. (INTC) PT Lowered to $37.00 at Royal Bank Of Canada Glg Partners Lp who had been investing in Visa Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $284.82 billion market cap company. The stock has a market capitalization of $249,494.66, a P/E ratio of 15.11, a PEG ratio of 1.65 and a beta of 0.94. [Full Article...]

Instagram soon to roll out payments feature

Instagram soon to roll out payments feature One of the initial partners is Resy which is a dinner reservation service serving locations like New York, Hamptons, Los Angeles, Napa, Chicago etc. WhatsApp has been growing ever since, with billions of users on the platform; one could imagine how much revenue could be generated by showing some ads to its users. [Full Article...]

Apple iPhone X topped Q1 shipments; News paid for BuzzFeed exclusive

Apple iPhone X topped Q1 shipments; News paid for BuzzFeed exclusive Samsung has shipped 5.3 million units of Galaxy S9 Plus for sixth place and 2 percent share. Apple's iPhone X captured a 4.6 percent market share of all smartphone models shipped during the quarter, with 16 million units shipping in the three months ending on March 31st. [Full Article...]

NASA successfully launches Mars InSight lander

NASA successfully launches Mars InSight lander The InSight lander will now make a six-month journey to Mars , where it will study the planet's subsurface. After landing on Mars in late November, the explorer will use its seismometer to measure quakes caused by volcanic activity and severe temperature differences on the planet's surface. [Full Article...]

UK's Prince William and Kate register new son Louis's birth

UK's Prince William and Kate register new son Louis's birth A statement released by Kensington Palace read: "The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are delighted to announce that they have named their son Louis Arthur Charles ". The young princess began nursery, starting at Willcocks Nursery School close to her Kensington Palace home. "The baby will be known as His Royal Highness Prince Louis of Cambridge". [Full Article...]

WhatsApp founder quits after clash with Facebook over privacy rules

WhatsApp founder quits after clash with Facebook over privacy rules The Post , citing people familiar with internal WhatsApp discussions, said Koum was worn down by the differences in approach to privacy and security between WhatsApp and Facebook. But unlike WhatsApp, which will only apply the new law to its European users, Facebook plans on rolling out changes for its users worldwide. Brian Acton , the other WhatsApp cofounder, left Facebook a year ago to l... [Full Article...]

Is iPhone X really a flop? We'll know for sure tomorrow

Is iPhone X really a flop? We'll know for sure tomorrow The information mentions that the company could use the Cover Glass Sensor technology for all of its iPhone releases next year. At the time, CEO Tim Cook said: " Apple is a success story that could only have happened in America, and we are proud to build on our long history of support for the United States economy". [Full Article...]

New Snapchat Spectacles feature water resistance and a photo mode

New Snapchat Spectacles feature water resistance and a photo mode Spectacles can record 10-second video snippets, which are created to approximate one's natural field of vision. Snap also made some notable improvements to the hardware, with Snaps transferring to Snapchat up for four times faster than they did on the original Spectacles , and a second microphone to capture the voice of the person wearing the glasses. [Full Article...]

What Facebook crisis? Ad sales skyrocket to $11.8 billion, users don't #delete

What Facebook crisis? Ad sales skyrocket to $11.8 billion, users don't #delete According to the earnings release , Facebook increased its workforce by a massive 48% to 27,742, compared with the year-earlier quarter. He added that the firm is "taking a broader review of our responsibility". Executives did not directly answer the question . Facebook also has plenty of properties where it's starting to make more money beyond the main social network, like the popular cha... [Full Article...]


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