Sci-tech

M leader's yatra attracts opposition flak in Kerala

CPI-M Kerala Secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan has landed in a controversy with the Congress and BJP alleging that the vehicle he used for the partys Jana Jagratha Yatra in Kozhikode belonged to a person accused in a gold-smuggling case. "The Koduvally incident is latest incident where the real face of CPM has been exposed. But their real relation is with the rich and influential", the IUML leader... [Full Article...]

DH warned about risk of cyber-attack a year before WannaCry incident

DH warned about risk of cyber-attack a year before WannaCry incident But Meg Hillier, chairman of the Commons Public Accounts Committee, said: "The NHS could have fended off this attack if it had taken simple steps to protect its computers and medical equipment". The cyber attack could have caused more disruption if it had not been stopped by a cyber researcher activating a "kill switch" so that WannaCry stopped locking devices . [Full Article...]

Facebook looks to become your next used auto salesman

Facebook looks to become your next used auto salesman Marketplace users in the US will be able to browse inventory from local auto dealers and filter listings by year, make, model, mileage, type and transmission. Unique conversations between buyers and sellers has also recorded to increase by 77% in the first 6 months of 2017. "Millions of people in the United States alone are looking at used cars, motorbikes, and other vehicle listings every day". [Full Article...]

Pope Francis Places Video Call to International Space Station

Pope Francis is has completed his first phone call off the planet - and into space. From Bresnik's unique vantage orbiting Earth, it is obvious there are no borders. In his response, the Pope said Bresnik had "managed to understand that the earth is too fragile and it passes in a moment". He could be watching Trailer Park Boys on that thing and still look like the most sophisticated guy on the p... [Full Article...]

Aetna rises on report CVS in talks to buy insurer

Aetna rises on report CVS in talks to buy insurer Aetna did not respond to a request for comment as of press time. A deal would create a health-services giant and a bigger competitor for UnitedHealth Group Inc., which is the largest USA health insurer and has its own own clinics and a pharmacy-benefits unit. [Full Article...]

Honda Gold Wing debuts at Tokyo

The Honda Gold Wing is one of the most recognizable model series from the Japanese manufacturer. "Lighter, more agile, and more sophisticated, the 2018 Gold Wing and Gold Wing Tour set a new standard for the touring category, with groundbreaking features that enhance the riding experience and encourage riders to get out on the road, creating more exciting stories than ever before". [Full Article...]

Instagram introduces Superzoom for all you dramatic chipmunk fans

Instagram introduces Superzoom for all you dramatic chipmunk fans This new feature comes with a collection of Halloween-themed bits and pieces, the whole lot of which is available in one download. Superzoom does what the name suggests by creating a dramatic video and audio effect. It should be ideal for all your spooky Halloween stories this weekend and next week. They also include some candy corns, devil horns, a pumpkin, eyeball sweets, a fancy apple, and a bu... [Full Article...]

Joshua, Takam ready for war at Cardiff's Principality Stadium

Joshua, Takam ready for war at Cardiff's Principality Stadium Certainly his bank balance will get another boost, with Joshua again set to earn an eight-figure purse to add to his numerous... The bout will be Joshua's fourth defence of his International Boxing Federation (IBF) heavyweight title but a first defence of the World Boxing Association (WBA), which the 2012 Olympic gold medallist won with a technical knock-out of Wladimir Klitschko in April. [Full Article...]

South Africa in control

South Africa in control Du Plessis' injury should not impact any global commitments with South Africa's calendar empty until Boxing Day. Bangladesh were bowled out for 169. In du Plessis' absence, JP Duminy will lead the T20 side, which also includes AB de Villiers and Hashim Amla. He hit ten fours and a six and only faced 67 balls. [Full Article...]

November Xbox Live Games with Gold titles announced

November Xbox Live Games with Gold titles announced Xbox Games with Gold is Microsoft's version of PlayStation Plus , a monthly collection of free games for Xbox Live Gold subscribers. You can also race up to 99 other players simultaneously. As usual both the Xbox 360 games are backwards compatible on Xbox One , so technically you're getting four free games. Although the games are yours to keep forever, they're only free to download for a lim... [Full Article...]

Keep yourself safe this Halloween with Trunk-or-Treat

Keep yourself safe this Halloween with Trunk-or-Treat Prizes will be awarded to first place winners in each of six categories, including ages 0-3, 4-7, 8-12, adult 13 and over, family and couple. Hundreds of costumed children will descend upon Veterans' Memorial Park on Saturday in search of candies during the annual Trunk or Treat. [Full Article...]

Former judge given prison term for role in Federation Internationale de Football Association corruption scandal

Former judge given prison term for role in Federation Internationale de Football Association corruption scandal The United State investigation, first exposed in May 2015, has seen federal prosecutors in NY accuse around 40 football and sports marketing executives with supposedly receiving tens of millions of bribes and kickbacks. The first person sentenced in the U.S.in the world soccer corruption scandal has gotten eight months in prison. Trujillo said that he had justified the bribes as payment for year... [Full Article...]

Verizon 4K Video Streams Are Back, for a Price

After throttling video streaming to as little as 480p on its so-called unlimited plan back in August, Verizon is now offering access to 4K streaming - but at a price. Verizon subscribers, and the mobile internet landscape in the country as well. But that changed in August when Verizon imposed video limits on both unlimited data plans and plans with monthly data caps. [Full Article...]

Xiaomi India Schedules Nov. 2 Event, Redmi Note 5A Coming?

Xiaomi India Schedules Nov. 2 Event, Redmi Note 5A Coming? Xiaomi recently revealed that it managed to sell record 4 million smartphones in the 30-days preceding Diwali. Going by the official invite, we expect Xiaomi to announce the Mi Note 3 smartphone in India. Over the last two years, Xiaomi's Mi Note series catered to flagship segment, but this year, the company has launched the Mi Note 3 as an upper mid-range device and it's also a stripped down ... [Full Article...]

BMW X2 to debut in March 2018

BMW X2 to debut in March 2018 This isn't entirely new, of course, as it harks back to classic BMW coupes such as the 2000 CS and 3.0 CSL, which further underscores the sporting intentions of the X2. With its engines mounted transversely, the X2 is claimed to accommodate up to five adults, although the rear seat is configured in a 40/20/40 layout. [Full Article...]

Internet falls in love with Cheech the rescue dog's goofy smile

Internet falls in love with Cheech the rescue dog's goofy smile And it's a grin that Cheech can execute on command, too. Out of the numerous applications that came in following the post, the shelter found a pet parent flawless for the pooch. "Congratulations on finding your forever home Cheech, we are very happy that you're going to the ideal home". Maybe we should call him "cheese" instead, because Cheech loves to smile . [Full Article...]

Reliance Communications to shut down its 2G mobile business by November 30

Reliance Communications to shut down its 2G mobile business by November 30 Its 3G and 4G services, however, will continue to operate as long as they remain profitable. RCom said its "4G-led strategy will be executed, as at present, on the back of capital-light access to India s most extensive 4G mobile network, through already operational spectrum-sharing and ICR arrangements with Reliance Jio". [Full Article...]

Scan For Analyst Views: Intel Corporation (INTC), ZAGG Inc (ZAGG)

Scan For Analyst Views: Intel Corporation (INTC), ZAGG Inc (ZAGG) It has outperformed by 43.41% the S&P500. The legal version of this news story can be viewed at https://weekherald.com/2017/10/25/yhb-investment-advisors-inc-has-1-54-million-stake-in-intel-corporation-intc.html. Nelson Roberts Investment Advisors LLC raised its stake in Intel Corporation by 55.3% in the second quarter. Invesco Limited holds 0% or 7,996 shares. [Full Article...]

Subaru Viziv Performance concept revealed… hints at next WRX

Subaru Viziv Performance concept revealed… hints at next WRX Measuring 4630mm long, 1950mm wide and 1430mm tall with a 2730mm wheelbase, the VIZIV Performance is similar in size to the current WRX, albeit significantly wider and with 80mm extra space between the axles. In the more immediate future, Subaru has revealed details of its latest flagship limited edition WRX STI S208 at the Tokyo motor show . The suspension features race-tuned Bilstein springs an... [Full Article...]

Google and Cisco partner to provide hybrid cloud capabilities

Google and Cisco partner to provide hybrid cloud capabilities Apps can be developed for the cloud or on-prem environments using the same tools, run time and production environment. "We chose BroadSoft as it provides a portfolio of cloud collaboration platforms and business applications, which strengthen our cloud investments and ability to deliver collaboration solutions to our global telecom provider customers". [Full Article...]


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