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Google adds audiobooks to round out home speaker hub war with Amazon

Google Play Store now has audiobooks starting today. Audiobooks can be shared with the same " Family Library " rules that apply to other media content Google sells. Although India seems to among the supported countries, the audiobooks page us now co...

Airtel prepaid plans 2018: Rs 399 tariff revised to match Jio's offerings

Airtel has also revised its Rs 399 plan. This new plan of Airtel will take on Reliance Jio's Rs 399 plan. Rival Jio had recently revamped its plans slashing prices across board and increasing daily data limits. In order to better compete agains...

Apple to release larger iPhones later this year

The latest research note from KGI Securities' analyst Ming-Chi Kuo (via Apple Insider) might come as a shocker for many. While he has a track record for sometimes getting Apple predictions right, something doesn't fit this time around.

Alabama promoting Michael Locksley to offensive coordinator

In the second half, he went on a run where he made five long-range shots in a row. Alabama led by 19 at halftime, but Ado made two free throws and Holman hit a 3-pointer as Mississippi State scored the first five points of the second half.

Samsung now producing 16Gb GDDR6 memory

However, the speed on release is significantly faster than the earlier stated 16Gb/s pin speed and 64GB/s transfer rate. In the latest product databook from SK Hynix , GDDR6 is now listed as available, which means customers like Nvidia and AMD can...

Google, China's biggest tech firm sign patent-sharing deal

Alphabet Inc.'s Google has agreed to a patent licensing deal with Tencent Holdings Ltd., covering a broad range of products and technologies, Reuters reports . Meanwhile, Google is the number two in the planet and has users in all continents...

Why you don't have access to Google's art selfies

There is no word from Google on when the app will be introduced to these two states and to the rest of the world. But users - even some big names such as Twitter founder Jack Dorsey, musician Pete Wentz, and actors Felicia Day and Kumail Nanjiani...

James McCarthy suffers double leg fracture, Everton confirms

Allardyce was speaking after the Toffees confirmed the 27-year-old Republic of Ireland global had broken his tibia and fibula after Salomon Rondon's follow-through from a shot connected with his right leg. Just before the hour McCarthy, who has bee...

Samsung Launches Galaxy On7 Prime

It will come with rear-mounted fingerprint scanner placed beneath the camera lens and not in-screen as many leaks previously reported. The next-generation Samsung Galaxy S9 series will debut at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 in late Feb...

WhatsApp officially launched a new WhatsApp Business app in Select Markets

The new app is available to download from today in the U.S.as well as the U.K., Italy, Mexico and Indonesia. According the company, the app will allow the business owners to setup proper profiles with details about their business, email address...

Kodak Black Arrested In Florida On Seven Felony Charges

In one of the videos, an unidentified man can be heard alerting Kodak that his phone is part of the search warrant. Black, who performed at the Rolling Loud music festival in California in December, was arrested Thursday by Broward Sheriff's Offic...

Suspect in California deputies' deaths removed from court

Bracamontes, who is in the country illegally, spent most of the trial's opening day with a smile on his face, at times breaking out into fits of giggles as prosecutors described the gunfire exchange on October 24, 2014. There's no need for a [exple...

Android Malware Could Steal Messages From WhatsApp

In addition, the virus allows hackers to connect devices to Wi-Fi networks, they also control, and to collect and analyze traffic of a victim: visited sites, logins, passwords and credit card numbers. "Remote access functionality allows an attacker t...

Google's Project Fi gains "unlimited" data plan with Bill Protection

Jung added that users who consume more than 15 GB of data in a month (which she said less than 1% of the service's users do today) will have their speeds slowed; Engadget noted users' speeds would be slowed to 256 Kbps . Those who want to avoid th...

Ford plans to invest 11 billion Dollars in development of electric cars

Of the 40 EVs planned for Ford's global line-up, 16 will be fully electric and the rest will be plug-in hybrids. As reported by Reuters , the new figure is far higher than Ford has previously intended. "Ford will prepare for disruption by becoming...

Facebook Overhauls Feeds To Bring Less News, More Sharing

If you weave those two points together, you also realise that Facebook's money machine will be protected by the changes. "In particular, a viable subscription model on platforms that enables publishers to build a direct relationship with readers an...

Power outage hits tech's biggest trade show

But the tech with perhaps the most potential and anticipation will not even launch here for a year or more, 5G wireless internet. The Consumer Electronics Show lost its electrics shortly after 6am AEDT time, during the show's busiest hours, s...

Facebook to show more content from friends, less from publishers and brands

Zuckerberg added that his way of running Facebook has shifted since the birth of his two daughters, Maxima and August, in recent years. On the flipside, the report notes that while users may appreciate the local aspect of " Today In ", Faceboo...

Google Acquires Company With Tech That Turns Displays Into Speakers

One obvious benefit there is the fact that this would allow manufacturers to remove speaker modules and free up space for other components, like bigger batteries. The company now has 178 granted patents and more than 50 patents pending. Last year, ...

US Senator wants answers over Apple's iPhone throttling

Planned obsolescence is illegal in France, and if found guilty, Apple faces hefty fines and its employees possible jail terms. Sign up for the free Good Morning Silicon Valley newsletter. 20, when Apple admitted to slowing down iPhones, the compa...

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Tech, health care lead stocks lower

KEEPING SCORE: The S&P 500 index fell 25 points, or 1 percent, to 2,704 as of 3:30 p.m. Stocks struggled to a mixed finish on Monday as weakness in smaller-company stocks offse...

Cambridge Analytica's suspended head to appear before UK committee

Facebook users. But he will not appear before the British parliamentary committee investigating the matter, but rather has agreed to appear before the European parliament at...

Moto 1S with 5.7-inch display, Snapdragon 450, dual rear cameras announced

The phone is priced at the RMB 1,499 (approximately Rs 15,900) and comes in two color variants, called Victoria Blue and Charlotte Powder. The phone looks same as Moto G6 launche...

Activision Formally Launches Call of Duty: Black Ops 4

First and foremost, I should inform you guys that the game will now feature a classic campaign/story mode. Treyarch confirmed that there will be "no traditional campaign" in this...

Fortnite adds competitive Solo Showdown mode for limited time

After that, Epic will tally the results for each players' first 50 Solo Showdown matches (you must play at least 50 to qualify and any match results after that won't affect your ...

Airtel to offer post FUP speed of 128Kbps on Unlimited Prepaid Packs

The plan 118 of BSNL ( Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited ) competes with Jio plan 98. This clearly means that recharging with a data-only pack or a usual unlimited pack that offers a ...

Official Patch Notes for 0.5.0! : PUBGMobile

New in PUBG Mobile 0.5.0The short version of everything new in PUBG Mobile 0.5.0. All things considered, it sounds like the latest update for PUBG Mobile should nudge it ...

Microsoft Introduces Xbox One Adaptive Controller

To open up gaming to more people who might normally miss out, Microsoft has unveiled the Xbox Adaptive Controller, a versatile new device that can be connected to a range of diff...

Overwatch Anniversary Event Includes Petra Deathmatch Map & First Free-For-All Competitive Season

With Overwatch's two-year anniversary coming up, Blizzard and the Overwatch team are celebrating with an in-game event and a Free Weekend, playable on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xb...

Three, two, one: New ways to control Google Pixel Buds

Google Pixel Buds let you do a lot with just a quick touch. They're obviously primarily for listening to music, but they also support the Google Assistant and the wide range of fe...

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Trump says to 'stay tuned' as trade negotiations continue between US, China

Trump says to 'stay tuned' as trade negotiations continue between US, China

US shares were set to drift slightly lower, with Dow futures down 0.4 percent and S&P 500 futures 0.3 percent lower. -China trade disputes, as well as how the two countries look a...

Italy appoints Roberto Mancini as head coach

Italy appoints Roberto Mancini as head coach

Mancini gave Balotelli his senior debut in 2007 during his first stint at Inter and also worked with him when he was in charge of Manchester City . "To coach the national team i...

Apple Has Bigger Autonomous Car Fleet Than Uber, Tesla, Google

Apple Has Bigger Autonomous Car Fleet Than Uber, Tesla, Google

Currently, the California DMV has provided permits to 53 companies for self-driving cars that include safety drivers, resulting in a total of 409 vehicles and 1,573 safety drivers ...

This Nintendo Labo / Ariana Grande performance makes up for Wii Music

This Nintendo Labo / Ariana Grande performance makes up for Wii Music

Fallon's made a notable thing out of having pop stars sing their hit songs while he and The Roots accompany on classroom instruments ( Adele's is a great example ). I'm not sure...

Facebook says posts with graphic violence rose in early 2018

Facebook says posts with graphic violence rose in early 2018

That was less than 0.1 percent of viewed content - which includes text, images, videos, links, live videos or comments on posts - Facebook said , adding it had dealt with almost ...

WhatsApp Introduces New Group Chat Features, Improved Admin Controls

WhatsApp Introduces New Group Chat Features, Improved Admin Controls

Just like any feature, there is room to grow and that is what WhatsApp is doing to groups. While these changes to WhatsApp group chat have generally been well-received, there h...

'Overwatch' anniversary event includes a new Deathmatch map

'Overwatch' anniversary event includes a new Deathmatch map

Not everyone could afford buying Overwatch , so some people have never played although they had wanted to. Players can play Overwatch through PC, Playstation 4, or Xbox One du...

Apple faces class action over MacBook keyboard

Apple faces class action over MacBook keyboard

It applies to MacBooks equipped with a butterfly keyboard manufactured in 2015 or later and MacBook Pro models from 2016 and later. The Outline was the first outlet to subst...

Users Warned of Critical Email Encryption Security Flaw

Users Warned of Critical Email Encryption Security Flaw

In fact, users are being advised to stop using and disable the encryption tools immediately in their email client if they use them for sensitive communications. The vulnerabi...