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Facebook shuts down Snapchat-like app Lifestage and Groups app

Facebook shuts down Snapchat-like app Lifestage and Groups app Users on the Lifestage app had to fill in their profile not with texts but with self-recorded video snippets that others can view their profile to know them better. Lifestage's premise hinges on the early drafts of Facebook in 2004. At the start of this month Lifestage was ranked at 1,392 in the free app chart in the App Store in the USA, and was unranked on Google Play. [Full Article...]

Intel, Mobileye to Build Fleet of 100 Autonomous Cars

Intel, Mobileye to Build Fleet of 100 Autonomous Cars The first is to show interested automakers that the technology can reliably integrate into any vehicle they may wish to equip with autonomous driving capabilities. The acquisition is expected to accelerate innovation for the automotive industry and positions Intel as a leading technology provider in the fast-growing market for highly and fully autonomous vehicles. [Full Article...]

Solar eclipse can be risky without proper sunglasses

Solar eclipse can be risky without proper sunglasses You also need to make sure the lenses aren't scratched or wrinkled. You've been getting so much information on it and have even had people telling you to get those specialty sunglasses, but why has there been so much talk? Everyone in "North America plus parts of South America, Africa, and Europe will see at least a partial solar eclipse ". [Full Article...]

Traders Sell Shares of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) on Strength (NASDAQ:AAPL)

Traders Sell Shares of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) on Strength (NASDAQ:AAPL) This represents a $2.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.59%. 36,205,896 shares of the company were exchanged. Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 1st. Ray Gerald L And Associate Limited stated it has 2.83% in Apple Inc. Lpl Limited Liability Corp holds 0.01% in Apple Inc. Grassi Investment Management stated it has 96... [Full Article...]

Largest ever dinosaur may have been as long as 7 elephants

Largest ever dinosaur may have been as long as 7 elephants Scientists have christened the very big vegetarian Patagotitan mayorum , in honor of the Argentine region of Patagonia and the Mayo family, owners of the Patagonian farm where a worker stumbled on the fossil in 2010. Getting up. Walking around. The plant-eater was 37m long (2.5 double-decker buses) and 6m tall at the shoulder (not including the dinosaur's neck, therefore, it stood as tall as ... [Full Article...]

Where you can get free eclipse glasses from 9NEWS

The library will provide NASA-approved eclipse viewing glasses. 21, at 2:47 p.m., the moon will block approximately 66 percent of the view of the sun in Rhode Island, creating a partial solar eclipse locally. Kriewald said the moon is usually on a tilt, but occasionally, it lines up with the sun resulting in the eclipse. Herrell noted that if you're just walking outside and not looking at the ... [Full Article...]

New Man's Sky Update Announced, Launching This Week

New Man's Sky Update Announced, Launching This Week Hello Games is set to release update 1.3 for No Man's Sky later this week. Developer Hello Games is continuing to support No Man's Sky , with a new update slated to arrive around the exploration title's first anniversary this week. If a full year is not enough to fix No Man's Sky gameplay experience, it is unlikely for Walking Titan DLC to get the job done. However, it seems that others ... [Full Article...]

Perseid meteor shower to peak on August 12

Perseid meteor shower to peak on August 12 While typical rates for the shower are roughly 80 meteors or "shooting stars" per hour, in outburst years like 2016, the rate reaches 150 to 200 meteors per hour. While the largest meteors of Perseid - fireballs - entered the Earth's atmosphere, can be seen not only at night but during the day. Swift-Tuttle's last visible appearance was in 1992 and will again be visible in 2126. [Full Article...]

Bharti Infratel Offloads 68 Mn Shares To Pay Airtel's Debt

Bharti Infratel Offloads 68 Mn Shares To Pay Airtel's Debt Shares of Bharti Infratel on the BSE dropped 4% to Rs 382.05 apiece. Bharti Airtel didn't name any buyers, saying only that it allotted the shares to "global tower company investors, fund managers and long-only funds, including many repeat investors". [Full Article...]

Galaxy S8 helps Samsung Electronics regain market share in Japan

An SLP can satisfy both conditions, allowing the Galaxy S9 to feature a bigger battery while maintaining crisp thin bezels at the same time. SLP or Substrate-like PCB is regarded as a next-generation smartphone component that Samsung will be using for its future mobile phones. [Full Article...]

Trump Says US Will Meet North Korean Threats With 'Fire And Fury'

Trump Says US Will Meet North Korean Threats With 'Fire And Fury' It was not immediately clear on Tuesday whether the North's plan to bomb Guam was in response to Trump's earlier statements , but the KCNA did say the assault would be the result of recent USA military maneuvers in the region. While the statement in KCNA came out following Trump's threat, it would have taken several hours to draft and translate, and refers directly to the USA flights. [Full Article...]

Swipe Elite VR Phone is the Cheapest VR-enabled Phone Launched

Swipe Elite VR Phone is the Cheapest VR-enabled Phone Launched The company has extended its Elite line-up and launched another device Swipe Elite VR. We can also assume that the company has launched the device as an entertainment partner. The connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth, WIFI, 3.5mm audio jack, and Global Positioning System. Buyers can get 10 per cent discount on debit and credit cards of Standard Chartered and Kotak Mahindra Banks. [Full Article...]

Artifact: The Dota Card Game Announced by Valve

Artifact: The Dota Card Game Announced by Valve As reported by Polygon , Artifact differs from traditional card games in that it involves three boards. It's all well and good to announce Artifact , subtitled The Dota Card Game , but we'll have to wait a little longer before we get any real, concrete details about how it will tie into Dota 2 itself or how it will play. [Full Article...]

Sullivan County Schools closing for eclipse

Sullivan County Schools closing for eclipse JCPS will allow students and teachers to participate in eclipse activities if they follow proper safety protocol. "We're going to have a lot of students come back to school and ask their teachers what happened yesterday", says National Content Specialist Thom O'Brien. [Full Article...]

Palladium Partners LLC Increases Stake in Activision Blizzard, Inc (NASDAQ:ATVI)

Palladium Partners LLC Increases Stake in Activision Blizzard, Inc (NASDAQ:ATVI) Activision Blizzard had 89 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, October 2 by Stifel Nicolaus. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.08 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.31, from 1.39 in 2016Q3. It dived, as 73 investors sold ATVI shares while 204 reduced holdings. [Full Article...]

Samsung debuts rugged Galaxy S8 Active with larger battery

The use of SLP will also trump previous-generation board technology as a lot of manufacturers will attempt to sizably reduce the bezels of their high-end phone offerings. The end result is that an SLP mainboard will be able to fit the same, maybe even more, components as today's smartphones but at a fraction of the space taken up by conventional mainboards. [Full Article...]

First Look at Next Major Xbox System Update

First Look at Next Major Xbox System Update If the latter sounds most appealing (no pun intended) and you happen to be an Xbox gamer, Microsoft has some great news for you. The app released on PlayStation 4 two years ago, as part of an exclusivity deal with Sony. Under Browse, players will find a Gaming hub that offers pre-curated playlists around certain gaming styles. Overall its fantastic this day has arrived and we can now play ... [Full Article...]

NASA issues safety warning as demand for solar eclipse glasses spikes

No changes will be made for the flow of traffic. This image was taken during a 2002 total solar eclipse . For the complete story, read it in the Wednesday, Aug. "A lot of my students haven't seen any (eclipses)". To see a total eclipse will require a drive about two to three hours from Atlanta . The second is a partial eclipse , which is when the moon only covers part of the sun, and an ann... [Full Article...]

ITC opens probe into Qualcomm's charges against Apple

ITC opens probe into Qualcomm's charges against Apple The case still needs to be assigned to a judge, and then an evidentiary hearing will be scheduled and held. Last month, Qualcomm filed suit alleging that Apple was now infringing on six patents that helped improve battery life on some iPhone models. [Full Article...]

Hands On: Spotify App on Xbox One

Hands On: Spotify App on Xbox One You can download Spotify to your console from the Xbox Store. A brand new concept introduced by Microsoft for the Xbox One console is the fluent design. When users want to build up a playlist or select music, they can choose between three options. The update that will launch a customizable Xbox One home screen was announced by Mike Ybarra, Xbox Platform Engineering corporate VP, throug... [Full Article...]


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