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Author: 0 Xiaomi follows Apple's footprints for Xiaomi Mi MIX 2s

Some are claiming this to be the Mi MIX 2S, claiming the notch on the top to house all the sensors, a conventional earpiece and the front camera (which should eliminate the Mi MIX 2's biggest issue). Literally speaking, the Essential phone is the first smartphone to have a top-notch, but, Xiaomi and Apple make a good pair with nearly similar looking at the aesthetics aspects.

Research IOS 11.1.1 update now available, includes 'i' autocorrect fix
Author: 0 IOS 11.1.1 update now available, includes 'i' autocorrect fix

IOS 11 .1.1 is here, and it comes with a small but important update: a fix for the odd autocorrect bug in iOS 11.1 that has been automatically changing the letter "I" to "A [?]" for some users. But UK residents could be waiting until 2018 for Apple Pay Cash to arrive locally. Apple Pay Cash can also be used on the Apple Watch. The service will be free if you are using a debit card but in case you are using a credit card then you will have to pay an additional charge for the process.

Research Video Streaming Comes to Switch
Author: 0 Video Streaming Comes to Switch

As of this writing, Hulu is yet to go live on Switch, but hopefully services like Netflix , YouTube and Amazon won't be far behind! Nintendo Switch owners can download the Hulu app for their console directly from the Nintendo eShop .

Research GST Council meeting to announce relief for firms, consumers
Author: 0 GST Council meeting to announce relief for firms, consumers

The two-day meet will see top officers from the state Finance departments get together of Thursday, while Friday will see state Finance ministers attend the meeting that will be chaired by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley . In the original GST design, there was no place for tax exemptions-everyone pays tax and wherever legitimate tax incentives are needed, it is given as a refund.

Research Jio's Triple Cashback Offer! Exclusively For Jio Prime Members
Author: 0 Jio's Triple Cashback Offer! Exclusively For Jio Prime Members

The previous offer launched during Diwali was limited only to the Rs 399 pack, where the latest triple cashback offer extends to other packs above it too. These vouchers can be used while purchasing future recharge packs. Those vouchers will be credited instantly, and customers can redeem them from November 15, 2017.

Author: 0 Facebook asks for nude photos from Australian users to combat 'revenge porn'

According to The Guardian , anyone who shared an intimate, nude or sexual images with their partner and are anxious that they might distribute them without their consent can use Messenger to send the images to be "hashed" - which means that Facebook "converts the image into a unique digital fingerprint that can be used to identify and block any attempts to re-upload that same image".

Research SpaceX rocket engine explodes during test at Texas facility
Author: 0 SpaceX rocket engine explodes during test at Texas facility

The explosion, first reported by the Washington Post , happened during a "qualification test" of Merlin engine, which is supposed to be used in Falcon 9 rockets in late 2018. The 1st stage Merlin test stand at McGregor is composed of two test cells. The Merlin test stand has two bays, and while one bay may require as much as four weeks to fix, the other bay should be ready for use within a couple of days.

Research Jenny Durkan To Become First Out Lesbian Mayor Of Seattle
Author: 0 Jenny Durkan To Become First Out Lesbian Mayor Of Seattle

The Seattle Times endorsed Durkan last month , calling her the "best choice to be Seattle's next mayor". Jenny Durkan was projected to win the city's mayoral race over her opponent Cary Moon , according to multiple reports. Moon, meanwhile, who formerly managed her family's manufacturing business, stressed that she's not a politician and focused on her 20 years of activism on transit, waterfront and other city issues.

Author: 0 Intel returns to discrete GPU development, hires AMD's Raja Koduri

Yesterday we brought you news that the head of AMD's Radeon Technologies Group Raja Koduri had left the company. Previously Koduri worked as AMD's director of graphics architecture, manager of AMD's graphics business line, and director of graphics architecture at Apple.

Author: 0 Volkswagen and Google take jab at batteries, AI and even quantum computers

Quantum computers operate based on quantum mechanics, the laws of physics that describe the behavior of matter on a subatomic level. Google will contribute its quantum computers and knowledge of data, while Volkswagen will contribute its expertise in the automotive industry, to together develop traffic optimisation, high-performance batteries for electric vehicles and new machine learning processes to help with the production of its cars.

Research Heat source under Antarctica melting its ice sheet, reports NASA study
Author: 0 Heat source under Antarctica melting its ice sheet, reports NASA study

Because the geothermal activity isn't constant, the water comes and goes, filling and draining, which in turn affects the height of the ice sheet far above it. The area above a plume is known as a hotspot. This could explain volcanic activity and the dome feature. To put that in context, regions in the United States without volcanic activity have a heat flux from Earth's mantle of 40 to 60 milliwatts, and Yellowstone National Park has, on average, about 200 milliwatts per square meter of ...

Research Boy with rare disease gets brand new skin with gene therapy
Author: 0 Boy with rare disease gets brand new skin with gene therapy

This procedure's success demonstrates that the combination therapy may be effective against some rare genetic skin disorders. Details of the case were published Wednesday in the journal Nature . After one more surgery to replace small patches of skin, he was released from the hospital in February 2016. In the lab, they added a normal version of his bad gene to his skin cells.

Research New Supernova Completely Changes What We Know About Exploding Stars
Author: 0 New Supernova Completely Changes What We Know About Exploding Stars

The star can do this several times before finally exploding in a massive supernova. Typically, they continue to shine for roughly 100 days. "But indeed it is fading and is now about 20 times fainter than it was at its peak". "A pulsational pair could give outbursts at very different time scales - could be years, could be decades", he said. "It is possible that this was the result of star so massive and hot that it generated antimatter in its core", said Daniel Kasen, a scientist in the ...

Research Qatar Foundation to sell 5% in Airtel
Author: 0 Qatar Foundation to sell 5% in Airtel

Qatar Foundation Endowment, through its Asia-Pacific regional holding company Three Pillars, has sold its entire 5% stake in Bharti Airtel for around Rs 9600 crore. The proceeds of the share sale will be reinvested as part of the QFE Group's ongoing global portfolio growth and diversification, as it seeks to generate long-term financial returns by investing across a range of asset-classes, industries and geographies.

Research Square Enix talks unannounced titles, Switch during latest financial results briefing
Author: 0 Square Enix talks unannounced titles, Switch during latest financial results briefing

Square Enix describes the core architectures of PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Switch as similar, and says multiplatform development is possibly by building a basic version of a game, then optimizing it for each platform. And although the borrowed Nintendo franchise game may have done the bulk of the heavy lifting for Ubisoft on Switch, the publisher has also released Monopoly, Uno, and Just Dance 2018 on Nintendo's hybrid home-portable console.

Author: 0 Twitter Character Count Doubles Across the Globe

In its tests, it notes that 9% of users under the 140-character limit tried to send out Tweets that were too long. The company has been slowly easing restrictions to let people cram more characters into a tweet. "We saw when people needed to use more than 140 characters, they tweeted more easily and more often". Getting a thought out in 140 characters or less is a lost art now on Twitter .

Research Facebook 'remembers' nude images to combat revenge porn
Author: 0 Facebook 'remembers' nude images to combat revenge porn

Facebook is teaming up with four countries to test a preemptive system to detect and defend against "revenge porn". This is a unique digital fingerprint that can be used to identify and therefore prevent any other attempts to upload the image on Facebook's platforms, including Messenger, Instagram and Facebook Groups.

Author: 0 IPhone X reportedly costing Apple $357 to produce

They now have a $185.00 price objective on the iPhone maker's stock. At the same time display testing outfit DisplayMate looked at the iPhone X's display - the first OLED screen on an Apple smartphone, and made by Samsung - concluding that not only is it the best performing display on an iPhone, but it beats the competition from Samsung's own smartphones too.

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