Sci-tech

United Kingdom iPhone users lose out on newest iOS Apple Pay feature

United Kingdom iPhone users lose out on newest iOS Apple Pay feature The Apple Pay Cash has finally been launched in the Beta version for iPhone , iPad and Apple Watch which will allow the users to receive and give payments via iMessages and will also allow them to use the payment mode in stores thanks to the virtual debit card issues by the company. [Full Article...]

Nintendo Switch Is Getting Its First Video Streaming App in Hulu

Nintendo Switch Is Getting Its First Video Streaming App in Hulu Circumstances have conspired to bring us a new section of the report this week, as the " Switch Preloads" heading will come up now for games that come up with the 4.0 feature but aren't out this week. Hulu is a familiar face for English-speaking territories, even if the app only works in the United States. After months of waiting, it appears that the Nintendo Switch is getting its very first... [Full Article...]

Expectations from GST Council meeting

Expectations from GST Council meeting Meanwhile, Bihar deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi who is part of the GST Council has said that tax rates on 80 per cent items falling under the 28 per cent bracket are expected to be reduced. Earlier in October, Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia had advocated for a complete overhaul of the tax rates under the GST regime. It is possible that some items in the same chapter are divided. [Full Article...]

Jio announces triple cashback offer for Jio Prime members

Jio announces triple cashback offer for Jio Prime members From the Jio offer document we received, customers who recharge their prepaid numbers with Rs 399 and above via MyJio app or from the company's official website will get cashback worth Rs 400. Instant cashback on recharge done using Jio's partner wallets. The shopping vouchers will be made available to the users from 20th November 2017 onwards. [Full Article...]

Vauxhall will sell all-electric Corsa and make a profit by 2020

Vauxhall will sell all-electric Corsa and make a profit by 2020 It is targeting a recurring operating margin of two per cent by 2020, increasing to six per cent by 2024. Speaking 100 days after General Motors sold Germany-based Opel and Britain's Vauxhall to PSA, managers outlined a blueprint that will see the company become profitable again by 2020 and electrify all of their passenger vehicle lines by 2024. [Full Article...]

Facebook Wants Nude Selfies to Combat 'Revenge Porn'

Facebook is trying to fight revenge porn by encouraging users in Australia to submit their nude photos to prevent them from being shared without their consent. "These tools, developed in partnership with global safety experts, are one example of how we're using new technology to keep people safe and prevent harm", said Antigone Davis, Facebook's head of global safety, in a statement. [Full Article...]

SpaceX rocket engine explodes during test, probe launched

SpaceX rocket engine explodes during test, probe launched The leadership of SpaceX is an American company engaged in the manufacture of space technology, had organized a thorough investigation of the reasons for the sudden explosion of a new generation of engines, which were to be used in Falcon 9 launch vehicles. [Full Article...]

Play Star Wars Battlefront II Right Now via EA or Origin Access

Play Star Wars Battlefront II Right Now via EA or Origin Access Shortly before the official launch of the multiplayer shooter, additional gameplay videos were posted on " Star Wars Battlefront 2". The Battlefront II trial lets players run free for 10 hours before it ends. However, only a portion of the single-player campaign will be available to try out which consists of the game's first three levels. You will get full access to the class-based sandbox, t... [Full Article...]

Raja Koduri Joins Intel as Chief Architect Cores and Visual Computing

Raja Koduri Joins Intel as Chief Architect Cores and Visual Computing From high-end discrete graphics, we can easily predict that, in upcoming years, Intel might announce dedicate GPUs for high-end gaming, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. AMD, for its part, said this week that Koduri's departure will not impact the company's plans for its graphics business or its strategic direction. [Full Article...]

Volkswagen and Google delve into quantum computing

Google's quantum computer isn't much more than a science project at this stage, but Volkswagen's made a decision to hitch a ride anyway. "We from Volkswagen want to be among the first to use quantum computing as a company as soon as this technology is commercially available". [Full Article...]

Geothermal heat source behind ice melting in Antarctica

A new study by NASA reveals that a geothermal heat source called a "mantle plume" lies deep below West Antarctica, which explains some of the melting that creates lakes and rivers under the ice sheet. "These place a powerful constraint on allowable melt rates - the very thing we wanted to predict", Ivins said . Mantle plumes are areas of hot, upwelling mantle and are thought to be the cause... [Full Article...]

Penguin Wars Remake Heads Westward On Nintendo Switch

Penguin Wars Remake Heads Westward On Nintendo Switch And there's still more to look forward to. Switch is described as an opportunity to create middle-range games, and while it is very likely that creating these games would result in them being multi-platform, their expectations for Switch are high and they will aggressively pursue development. [Full Article...]

145-million year-old mini mammals discovered at English beach

145-million year-old mini mammals discovered at English beach Fossil remains of the oldest human ancestors have been discovered in Dorset. The scientists detailed their findings online November 7 in the journal Acta Palaeontologica Polonica . The teeth fossils under electron microscope. He suggested that both creatures were likely nocturnal, and that the smaller animal likely ate insects and the larger one also may have eaten plants. [Full Article...]

Twitter Expands Tweets to 280 Characters - Except in Chinese, Japanese and Korean

According to Rosen, the three Asian languages " have always been able to say more " due to the density of their writing systems. At the time, MoonPie said it didn't want to take advantage of the new character limit, explaining that "most enjoy traditional tweets with brevity". [Full Article...]

Mark your calendars for December's PlayStation Experience

In addition, we'll be featuring a new slate of panels that reveal more developer insights into some of the biggest announcements coming out of Paris Games Week and beyond. Ghost of Tsushima is a game we've only recently heard about. The action-adventure game is set in Tsushima, Japan during the Medieval period and has us playing as a Samurai who is tasked with defending his home from the Mongol... [Full Article...]

Facebook teams up with Australian Government to fight revenge porn

Facebook teams up with Australian Government to fight revenge porn Facebook, Twitter and other sites have been using similar hashing technology to identify images containing child abuse or extremist content for several years. They will then send the relevant photos to themselves on Facebook Messenger. Once you send your intimate snaps to yourself on Messenger, Facebook is supposed to hash the picture. [Full Article...]

Airtel announces carry forward facility for broadband users

Airtel had introduced "data rollover" for its post-paid mobile customers in July 2017 as part of Project Next. This move will further enhance the value proposition for customers who're anxious about their unused data being going away of no use every month. [Full Article...]

Notable Buzzer: Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC)

It has outperformed by 27.69% the S&P500. Marathon Oil Corporation had a negative return on equity of 3.02% and a negative net margin of 148.07%. The rating was maintained by Imperial Capital on Wednesday, November 18 with "In-Line". On Thursday, July 13 the stock rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with "Buy". [Full Article...]

Battle Royale games PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds and Fortnite hit 20 million

Battle Royale games PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds and Fortnite hit 20 million The pattern clearly dictates that PUBG is shifting 5 million copies on average every single month, which is simply astonishing. Given that you need Fortnite to play the Battle Royale mode, it's presumed that this game type has driven sales for the project. [Full Article...]

OnePlus has confirmed that the OnePlus 5T will launch on November 16

OnePlus has confirmed that the OnePlus 5T will launch on November 16 Thankfully it appears the up and coming OnePlus 5 won't see such a price hike, and its launch price will remain a reasonable £499. OnePlus has confirmed that OnePlus 5T will retain the 3.5mm headphone jack. In a post on the firm's community blog last week, OnePlus CEO Pete Lau confirmed the upcoming phone would be called the 5T. But the upgrade is expected to be in terms of design , T... [Full Article...]


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