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Texas inmates raise $53000 for Hurricane Harvey victims

Texas inmates raise $53000 for Hurricane Harvey victims The New York Times reports that 6,663 inmates pulled a total of $53,863 from their commissary funds (that they normally use to purchase basic supplies and other personal items). Clark also told The Times that some inmates had individually donated hundreds of dollars from the money they had saved in their accounts. Prisoners' commissary accounts are usually funded by friends, family members, or ... [Full Article...]

Google Photos Can Recognize Your Pets Now

Google Photos Can Recognize Your Pets Now Or if you want to make one yourself, just tap on the new photo group of your pet, select your favorite photos, tap "+" and create a movie (this also works to create a photo book). For example, when tested by CNN Tech, the app thought five distinct Westies were all the same dog. However, the app nailed photos of an orange tabby cat (who's named Pablo, by the way). [Full Article...]

CD Projekt Red responds to negative Glassdoor reviews

CD Projekt Red responds to negative Glassdoor reviews CD Projekt has issued an official statement with regards to the rumours that are now circulating about the levels of "morale within the studio". Outside of brief snippets from earnings calls and financial reports, the publisher has been quite vague on the topic.however we've collected a nice little treasure trove of updates in our back catalog of content. [Full Article...]

Microsoft Details The Xbox One Fall Update, Available Today

Microsoft Details The Xbox One Fall Update, Available Today It's easier for players to discover new things, such as friend activities, leaderboards, tips, quick links to Game Hubs, across both the console and Xbox Live at the top of Home. Bulk transfer will allow you to select and transfer as many games as you want all at once. Purchasing another Xbox One upgrade in the form of the Xbox One X may not seem almost as appealing of an option, but comparing t... [Full Article...]

Toyota Concept-i artificial intelligence tech due on roads from 2020

Toyota Concept-i artificial intelligence tech due on roads from 2020 The brand plans to test the systems for road cars at the start of the next decade, suggesting some of the technology could make it to market in the years that follow. The Concept-i line include three different vehicles from the company. Toyota has designed the Concept-i Ride with wheelchair users in mind. The car's learning AI can also suggest detours based on your social media interests, conver... [Full Article...]

Faulty airbags sees Mercedes recall 400000 cars in UK

Faulty airbags sees Mercedes recall 400000 cars in UK The luxury vehicle producer has confirmed the recall is unrelated to any Takata airbag recall and says while there hasn't been an instance of an airbag wrongly deploying in the United Kingdom, there have been 30 cases worldwide, with no fatalities. [Full Article...]

Chinese runaway space station will crash to Earth within months, expert warns

Chinese runaway space station will crash to Earth within months, expert warns The space station , whose name means " Heavenly Palace ", performed well for China during its stint in space, but its handlers here on Earth eventually lost complete control over it, admitting many months ago that the spacecraft would eventually crash back down to Earth. [Full Article...]

Greystone Managed Investments Inc. Has $9.77 Million Position in Amazon.com, Inc

Greystone Managed Investments Inc. Has $9.77 Million Position in Amazon.com, Inc The SI to Neogenomics Incorporated's float is 14.43%. The stock increased 0.76% or $0.007 on October 13, reaching $0.87. About 2,357 shares traded. Another trade for 2,333 shares valued at $2.24 million was sold by Olsavsky Brian T. Invesco stated it has 48,941 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Since May 2, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 13 sales for $960.72 million activity. [Full Article...]

Gravitational waves caused by colliding neutron stars a 'massive' discovery

Gravitational waves caused by colliding neutron stars a 'massive' discovery Less than 11 hours after the gravitational-wave detectors sounded the alarm, astronomers had their first glimpse of this never-before-seen event involving the neutron stars. SALT was one of the telescopes that observed the colour of the neutron star merger, which went from blue to red. "At the other end of the scale, he said, "the two neutron stars would merge and form an unstable, rapidly spinnin... [Full Article...]

Microsoft found to violate Dutch privacy law with Edge broswer data collection

Microsoft found to violate Dutch privacy law with Edge broswer data collection Microsoft does inform users about data that it collects during setup, in the privacy statement, on its websites ( including technical documentation on Telemetry data collecting ). These data are called "telemetry data". "It turns out that Microsoft's operating system follows about every step you take on your computer". Microsoft is transparent when it comes to the objective of data collecting fo... [Full Article...]

Xiaomi Redmi 5A launched with 5-inch HD display and Android Nougat

Xiaomi Redmi 5A launched with 5-inch HD display and Android Nougat Several key details of the entry-level Redmi 5A have ended up on the net because of a leaked promo poster. Xiaomi Redmi 5A will feature a full metal body and an 8-day standby battery life. The global availability of the Redmi 5A is yet to be announced by the company. The post adds that the Xiaomi Redmi 5A will weigh 137 grams and will be running on the Qualcomm Snapdragon processor. [Full Article...]

OxygenOS 4.5.1 update rolling out for OnePlus 3/3T as an OTA

OxygenOS 4.5.1 update rolling out for OnePlus 3/3T as an OTA Plus, the beta also includes security updates, though the blog only mentions up to September. OnePlus has listed some that you may encounter if you choose to install the beta update. The update comes as OxygenOS Open Beta 25 for OnePlus 3 and Open Beta 16 for OnePlus 3T , but it weighs the same 1.40GB on both phones. Although not a final release, a beta still guarantees that the final sof... [Full Article...]

What Astronauts Do When They are Bored in Outer Space

What Astronauts Do When They are Bored in Outer Space NASA astronauts Mark T. Vande Hei, Joseph M. Acaba and Randy Bresnik , along with European Space Agency astronaut Paolo Nespoli, perform a series of flips, spins and tricks with the spinners - which are normally found between the fingertips of kids back on terra firma . [Full Article...]

Scientists shocked by huge discovery deep in the solar system

Earlier this month, NASA finally lent some credibility to this idea in a press release explaining how explaining how a ninth planet is now the best explanation for several odd phenomena in the solar system. If you were to remove this explanation and imagine planet Nine does not exist, then you generate more problems than you solve. They have suggested that this new planet, which may be presen... [Full Article...]

Asteroid to come within 30000 miles of Earth's surface next week

But now scientists say the asteroid's orbit around the sun could lead it on to a collision course with Earth in the future. This may sound like a long way away, yet it's a short distance in planetary terms and around one eighth of the distance between the Earth and the Moon. [Full Article...]

Airtel, Jio, Vodafone & Idea Diwali Offers | Comparison of Best Recharge Deals

This is part of the Jio Diwali Dhan Dhana Dhan offer, which runs till a day before Diwali - on October 19, Jio recharges will see a revision in the tariff. To counter Reliance Jio, Airtel, SBNL and other telecom operators, Vodafone has come with a new plan for its prepaid users under its festive sale offers. [Full Article...]

United States urges Kenya security forces to use restraint

United States urges Kenya security forces to use restraint Two protesters were shot dead Friday as opposition supporters clashed with police in western Kenya, with hundreds defying a ban on rallies to express their anger over an increasingly uncertain presidential election. On Thursday Matiang'i asked people who had lost property during the October 6 demo in Nairobi to record statements at the city's Central Police Station to facilitate investigations o... [Full Article...]

Now, Moto G5S 'special edition' in midnight blue colour at Rs 14999

Now, Moto G5S 'special edition' in midnight blue colour at Rs 14999 The Moto G5S came in two standard colourways when it was launched in August - Lunar Grey and Blush Gold, and now Motorola has added another interesting colour option to the Moto G5S lineup - Midnight Blue. Commenting on the Midnight Blue edition of the Moto G5S, Sudhin Mathur, Managing Director of Motorola Mobility India says, "We continue to offer products that enhance our customers' ex... [Full Article...]

OnePlus admitted to collect users' personal data, but it would stop soon

OnePlus admitted to collect users' personal data, but it would stop soon OnePlus has just issued an official statement regarding the recent reports that claim the company's OxygenOS collects private data of those using OnePlus smartphones. As well as hoovering up details such as users' phone and IMEI numbers, MAC addresses and mobile network names, Moore revealed that OnePlus was collecting timestamped details such as when the user locked the device and when apps wer... [Full Article...]

Flipkart Big Diwali Sale 2017

The Amazon sale will offer discounts and deals on products in categories like smartphones, TVs, laptops, accessories, headphones, speakers, and other electronics. Sale for Mi Mix 2 begins October 17, and it is priced at Rs 35,999 for 128GB storage variant. Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (2GB RAM+32GB ROM) variant gets Rs 1,000 off and it can be bought at Rs 8,999. [Full Article...]


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