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Sunil Mittal: Roaming charges to become a thing of the past
- February 28, 2017

This means that the subscribers of overseas operators will also be charged on similar lines if they roam on Bharti's network in India. However, now that the Jio free plan is coming to an end, Jio has once again turned tabled by announcing their Jio Prime membership offer under which calls and SMS are completely free and consumers only pay for data - which as cheap as Rs 10 per day for 1 GB of 4G. (more...)
Device to sport same design but with larger color display
- February 26, 2017

The new Nokia 3310 is expected to adopt a slightly larger, colored panel compared to the monochrome display on the original version. The Nokia 3310 is making a comeback at this year's MWC event, but whatever you've been hearing about the phone being the exact same device as the one that was released years ago is not true, at least according to this new rumor. (more...)
Microsoft Announces Skype Lite For India With Aadhar Integration
- February 24, 2017

If we focus on some of the features highlighted by the application, Skype Lite weighs only 13MB, which will facilitate their download in those areas where download speeds are not what we are accustomed. On the other hand, through technology, people in remote places can quickly be provided the same quality of education and healthcare usually available in big cities, he said. (more...)
Seattle 'Dreamer' Arrest: ICE Tells Court Man Detained Over Gang Ties Seattle 'Dreamer' Arrest: ICE Tells Court Man Detained Over Gang Ties
- February 17, 2017

ICE said in a statement Ramirez is a "self-admitted gang member" arrested on February 10 "during an operation targeting a prior-deported felon". "The statement issued tonight by U.S. The following day, a father of three in OR was arrested while on his way to his job at a plant nursery. DACA recipients were termed "dreamers" by the Obama administration. (more...)
Water levels fall at threatened California dam as 200K evacuated Water levels fall at threatened California dam as 200K evacuated
- February 16, 2017

Officials warned the main and emergency spillways could both fail, sending a unsafe 30-foot wall of water into communities below. The conditions that filled Lake Oroville to its 3.5 million acre-foot capacity and sent water down the auxiliary spillway - a giant version of a bathroom sink's overflow - for the first time in its history were not unique. (more...)
Person Mode Confirmed For Street Fighter On The Nintendo Switch
- February 16, 2017

Nintendo Everything harvested this intel from a photo of the Ultra Street Fighter 2's box, now that Switch images are starting to come out of Japan. There's also a screenshot that shows a timer and multiple Shadaloo Soldiers, so it looks like it could possibly be some sort of rail shooter mini-game mode. (more...)
Verizon jumps into unlimited wireless data game Verizon jumps into unlimited wireless data game
- February 14, 2017

In January, T-Mobile stopped its taxes and surcharges as other fees, effectively cutting the price of its unlimited plans by 10% or even more. The company says the package also includes up to 10GB of mobile hot spot usage, calling and texting to Mexico and Canada and unlimited HD video streaming. (more...)
Three buys wireless broadband provider Relish
- February 08, 2017

Broadband, which holds spectrum and wireless network assets, according to a filing in Hong Kong on Monday. Three, for now, says the deal was made to increase its own capacity in the United Kingdom and offer next-generation services to its customers, including broadband access and some IoT services. (more...)
US Smokeless Tobacco Company Voluntarily Recalls Certain Smokeless Tobacco Products US Smokeless Tobacco Company Voluntarily Recalls Certain Smokeless Tobacco Products
- February 04, 2017

US Smokeless Tobacco Co., part of Altria, is voluntarily recalling some smokeless tobacco products after consumer complaints of foreign metal objects in cans. Representatives are working with retailers and wholesalers to remove all recalled products from shelves, according to the company. According to the company, the unaffected items include the Copenhagen Fine Cut in a fiberboard can, Copenhagen Long Cut in a fiberboard can and Copenhagen Long Cut Wintergreen in a plastic can. (more...)
Apple AirPods challenger? Samsung S8 to come with wireless earphones
- February 01, 2017

Soneira reckons that the Galaxy S8, expected in March/April, will feature an OLED display . A view of the Samsung Galaxy S7 edge and Samsung Gear 360 on display at Samsung Creators Lab at Lollapalooza 2016 - Day 1 at Grant Park on July 28, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. (more...)
Trump Immigration Ban: Jeff Bezos Issues One of the Fiercest Condemnations Yet Trump Immigration Ban: Jeff Bezos Issues One of the Fiercest Condemnations Yet
- February 01, 2017

Immigration is a crucial issue for the technology community, as many companies, like those identified in the complaint , rely on skilled workers from other countries to meet their talent needs. As of January 29-two days after the regulation was passed-at least 1,000 Expedia customers who hold passports issued by one of the seven impacted countries have purchased trips that involve flights to, from, or through the U.S., according to Dzielak. (more...)
Top 5 Best Resident Evil Games
- January 30, 2017

A dramatic new shift for the series to first person view in a photo realistic style powered by Capcom's new RE Engine, Resident Evil 7 delivers an unprecedented level of immersion that brings the thrilling horror up close and personal. It's just as scary, just as immersive, and even more attractive. More importantly, Resident Evil 7 runs at a lower resolution in VR, which pulls the significant level of detail that makes the game so damn immersive from the player. (more...)
Samsung chief awaits arrest warrant result after court hearing
- January 19, 2017

Newman goes on to say that Samsung, or other large companies in Korea, act as lobbies and special interest groups. The announcement, made around 5 a.m. "If Lee is imprisoned, it will damage Samsung's reputation as well as South Korea's economy in general", said Park Sang-in, Professor of Economics, Graduate School of Public Administration at Seoul National University. (more...)
Apple to release MacBook Pro models with 32GB of RAM this year
- January 18, 2017

Kuo predicts that all new laptops will run on Intel's Kaby Lake processor, and this doesn't come as a surprise. The reported release of such an upgraded model of the Apple's notebook comes from Ming-Chi Kuo, a known Apple insider as well as a KGI analyst. (more...)
Target Lists Nintendo Switch at $299, Placeholder Created for 15 Launch Titles Target Lists Nintendo Switch at $299, Placeholder Created for 15 Launch Titles
- January 12, 2017

But, considering the fact that Gamestop is one of the biggest gaming retailer in the U.S. worries a lot of Nintendo Switch hopefuls. Furthermore, it got mighty close to WiiU's launch price; Nikkei predicted around $380 and WiiU was launched at $299 for the Basic Set and $349 for the Deluxe Set. (more...)
Scalebound on Xbox One Officially Cancelled by Microsoft Scalebound on Xbox One Officially Cancelled by Microsoft
- January 12, 2017

The release of the fantasy game had already been delayed from previous year. Microsoft has even gone as far to wipe all trace of Scalebound from its Xbox YouTube page following the news, with any still linked to by tweets or web pages now listed as private or totally removed. (more...)
Luxury Car Sales In India: A Mixed Bag Luxury Car Sales In India: A Mixed Bag
- January 12, 2017

While figures from its rivals are not yet final, Mercedes-Benz has managed to deliver no less than 2.08 million passenger cars previous year - add in the Smart brand and the figure goes up to 2.23 million. BMW Group India in a press release said that it has delivered 7,861 cars to customers in the calendar year 2016. "2016 was the most successful year in the corporate history of Mercedes-Benz and the 6th record-setting year in a row", Zetsche said in Detroit. (more...)
Ford announces return of the Ranger and Bronco
- January 12, 2017

Both models will go into the Michigan Assembly Plant in the Detroit suburb of Wayne that was going to be idled by Ford's decision to move its small auto production to Mexico. He also said the company isn't concerned that the midsize pickup will cannibalize its venerable F-150. Hinrich says the Ranger will be back in 2019 and it is the best-selling mid-size pickup truck in Europe. (more...)
South African pro dies after hostage situation South African pro dies after hostage situation
- January 05, 2017

Nobody else was injured in the incident. Zwane said that an inquest docket had been opened. Cape Town - The golfing world has sent its collective condolences following the suicide of double SA Open victor, Wayne Westner . His career was cut short in 1998 because of an injury. Westner won twice on the European Tour and also captured the South African Open at Durban Country Club in both 1988 and 1991. (more...)
Lenovo Smart Assistant Fuses Amazon Alexa AI Power With Harman Kardon Audio
- January 05, 2017

On the strategy front, Amazon's strategy with Alexa rhymes with what we've seen from Netflix and Microsoft in the past. The more products that Alexa powers and sells then the more data Amazon is able to collect for analysis, and the more powerful and useful Alexa becomes. (more...)
Apples invests $1 billion in SoftBank Vision Fund Apples invests $1 billion in SoftBank Vision Fund
- January 05, 2017

Apple spokeswoman Kristin Huguet said , " We believe their new fund will speed the development of technologies which may be strategically important to Apple ". "We are excited to work with President-Elect Trump and his Administration to do our part to drive economic growth and create jobs in the USA", said Claure. (more...)
Migrant caught hiding in the dashboard of a vehicle Migrant caught hiding in the dashboard of a vehicle
- January 04, 2017

A further 100 also tried to climb the fence but Spanish agents sent them back to Morocco. Yesterday 1,100 migrants tried to cross into the enclave from Morocco. Last month, more than 400 migrants succeeded in breaching Ceuta's fence in one of the biggest crossing attempts of recent years. Spanish authorities, for their part, said that two would-be migrants were allowed into Ceuta to be taken care of at a local hospital while the rest were returned to Morocco. (more...)
Volvo Cars revs up pursuit of listing Volvo Cars revs up pursuit of listing
- January 04, 2017

The V70 was the brand's best-selling model for two decades before being retired previous year to make room for the all-new V90, which now also has an off-road companion in the form of the V90 Cross Country. Volvo , in comparison, sold 21,321 cars - V70/XC70/S90/V90 combined. America's Ford Motor bought the division in 1999, leaving listed Volvo Group to focus on divisions such as trucks, construction equipment and engines. (more...)
Govt to decide on incentives sought by Apple Govt to decide on incentives sought by Apple
- January 01, 2017

Numerous firm's loyal customers are believed to be swerving the modest update served up in September. Meanwhile, the entire production issue could be moot given that 2017, when Apple celebrates the 10th anniversary of the iPhone, has a major launch in store - the iPhone 8 . (more...)
The Best Of The Best! The Most Popular Apps In 2016 The Best Of The Best! The Most Popular Apps In 2016
- December 31, 2016

Facebook (FB ) might not be as cool as Snapchat in terms of its geo filters or YouTube in terms of watching tons of videos. Of the apps with the most growth in 2016, Nielsen's report shows that title belongs to both Instagram and the Amazon App. (more...)
Samsung Packs Ultra High Quality Sound into 2017 Audio Products
- December 30, 2016

Samsung has unveiled its new M9500 Ultra HD Blu-ray Player, a sophisticated device as far as disc players go. Samsung is also introducing new distortion cancelling technology which reduces adjustment by being able to predict speaker movement. (more...)
Hundreds gatecrash girl's party after invitation goes viral
- December 28, 2016

Ibarra said at the end of the video. "I'm doing it for the fame and the glory". "I'm not doing it for the [prize] money", said Pena. Another man was taken to hospital with a broken leg after falling into the horses' path. "What happened with Rubi is an interesting example of how the internet amplifies and makes hyper-transparent people's personal lives and how traditional media look for stories on social networks to bring in new audiences" who they have been losing, said Sergio Octavio ... (more...)
Russian hacking proves lethal after Ukrainian military app hijacked Russian hacking proves lethal after Ukrainian military app hijacked
- December 24, 2016

The app was designed for use with the D-30 122mm towed howitzer, a 1960s Soviet-made artillery weapon still in use. The Russian agency, GRU, had successfully hacked an Android app created by the Ukrainian army to track their movements on the battlefield. (more...)
Odebrecht, Braskem to pay record $3.5B in global bribery case Odebrecht, Braskem to pay record $3.5B in global bribery case
- December 24, 2016

Attorney Robert Capers said in a press release . Odebrecht and Braskem pleaded guilty in US federal court in Brooklyn to conspiring to violate a USA foreign bribery law after an investigation involving political kickbacks at Brazil's Petrobras unearthed the bribery scheme. (more...)
Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope - 4K Restoration Coming In 2017? Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope - 4K Restoration Coming In 2017?
- December 23, 2016

The Force Awakens is a classic hits album, and Rogue One is an attempt to dust off the instruments and try to write some original songs. The title designer said he has not seen any Star Wars movies since the original in 1977 because "there are too many things to do and there are too many film out there to see", but said, "I couldn't imagine it starting without that". (more...)
Resident Evil 7: Beginning Hour - 4K Screenshots
- December 22, 2016

The game's imagery is very reminiscent of the American Gothic horror film, Texas Chain Saw Massacre. Capcom is tweaking the game as you play, so that your experience is changed depending on how well you're playing Resident Evil 7. Even when the base game had come out, players were hypothesizing that Ada Wong, the mysterious antiheroine that shows up in almost every mainline Resident Evil game (particularly when Leon is involved) is the speaker on the other end of the ringing phone. (more...)
With hands-free recording mode, Instagram Stories might finally beat Snapchat
- December 21, 2016

The new features give Instagram users more ways to customize their experience and have fun sharing with others. Ever since Instagram rolled out its disappearing-photo feature called Stories in August, the app has been becoming more and more like Snapchat. (more...)
Samsung could look to LG for phone batteries after Note 7 debacle Samsung could look to LG for phone batteries after Note 7 debacle
- December 20, 2016

Reports are showing that Samsung already managed to gather around 93 percent of all the sold Note 7's and the last seven percent will be terminated this month. That was down to a design flaw in the handset, but ultimately it was the battery that caused all the damage. It was a major embarrassment, but could you imagine what would happen if the Galaxy S8 had similar issues? The only thing that could lead to a slight increase in price is the increased costs of the raw materials that Samsung ... (more...)
Gold Cup 2017: United States to play at Nashville, Tampa and Cleveland
- December 20, 2016

Moises Muoz #1 of Mexico kisses the trophy after defeating Jamaica in the CONCACAF Gold Cup Final at Lincoln Financial Field on July 26, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. "Along with the City of Cleveland and Greater Cleveland Sports Commission, we are excited to be named a host venue for the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup and to welcome the participating teams, tournament officials and the many fans representing many countries in our region to Cleveland". (more...)
California, Uber still negotiating self-driving car legality
- December 19, 2016

Uber began deploying driverless cars in San Francisco on Wednesday as part of the company's expanded public test of autonomous vehicle technology. Uber's fleet of self-driving cars has been ordered off the streets of San Francisco until the company acquires the necessary permit, as footage emerged of two of the vehicles running red lights. (more...)
Samsung is working on a legit HoloLens contender
- December 18, 2016

Hong did have some extra information to give regarding augmented reality (AR) device, though, saying that Samsung is working on a "light field engine" and that it will create "really, really realistic" holograms. On this matter, Hong remarked as the Street reports, "AR has much better business development for Samsung ". Hong also teased that Samsung is prepping an augmented reality headset. (more...)
As states legalize marijuana, teens say its harder to find
- December 16, 2016

For 8th, 10th, and 12th graders alike, alcohol was said to be much easier to obtain than marijuana . "We were immediately surprised by how high the rate of use of e-cigarettes was", Volkow said . Only a quarter of 12th-graders think their vaporizers contain nicotine, the addictive ingredient in tobacco, with 62.8 percent claiming they contain "just flavoring ". (more...)
Snapchat's Groups let you chat with 16 friends at once
- December 16, 2016

Those conversations will go the way of the dinosaur within 24 hours staying true to the Snapchat app's nature. Groups and the Snapchat Paintbrush tool are ready to roll though and can be had once you've installed the Snapchat December update. (more...)
Uncharted 4 releasing Survival next week Uncharted 4 releasing Survival next week
- December 13, 2016

These can range from defending a certain location, killing key targets, or collecting a certain number of artifacts. The news comes from an official blog post from Naughty Dog, in which the company declares that the content of the update will not only provide Survival's solo and cooperative capabilities, but also fresh content for Uncharted 4's competitive multiplayer mode. (more...)
Hibbing struggles with how it should honor Bob Dylan
- December 12, 2016

From left, Elisabeth Bootsma, chemistry laureate J. Fraser Stoddart, Princess Madeleine, physics laureate Duncan Haldane, Queen Silvia, Carl-Henrik Heldin, chairman of the Nobel Foundation, Crown Princess Victoria, physics laureate Michael Kosterlitz, Princess Sofia and physics laureate Jean-Pierre Sauvage sit at the table of honour at the 2016 Nobel Prize banquet in Stockholm, Sweden Saturday. (more...)