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Technology Google Voice Seeks Beta Testers For New Wi-Fi Calling Functionality
Author: 0 Google Voice Seeks Beta Testers For New Wi-Fi Calling Functionality

Not only could this potentially reduce roaming charges (if that is something you contend with), it can also help you keep in touch in places with poor cell service, provided there is a Wi-Fi connection accessible. iOS support is coming at some point in the future as well. The last one, you need to say a few seconds after arming your system so that not anyone can turn it off without your authorization.

Author: 0 Apple exploring curved screens and 'touchless' gestures for future iPhones

On Wednesday, Bloomberg Technology's Mark Gurman reported on the newest work being done for the advanced features and design aspects for the Apple iPhone. Two major differences would radically change the iPhone as we know it: a curved screen and touchless control. As Apple analyst Neil Cybart of Above Avalon pointed out in 2016 , Apple rarely spends more than $US3 billion on research and development in a full year, even four or five years ago.

Technology Pokemon Go's next global event will have you picking up trash
Author: 0 Pokemon Go's next global event will have you picking up trash

All of the events should happen on Earth Day itself, April 22, regardless of the timezone. In order to encourage this Cleanup event, the developer is looking for a way to find out more NGOs around the world so that they can offer such cleanup event to the entire globe and not only for a few regions.

Technology OnePlus Bullet Wireless headphones May Launch Alongside OnePlus 6
Author: 0 OnePlus Bullet Wireless headphones May Launch Alongside OnePlus 6

It's not unreasonable, however, to expect OnePlus's Bullets Wireless headphones to look just like the wired ones. New audio product could potentially launch alongside the OnePlus 6 . But it is still not clear whether the headphones will come bundled with the device or not. The Bullets V2 came with full-metal finish and flat cables.

Technology Overwatch Retribution PvE mission starts next week
Author: 0 Overwatch Retribution PvE mission starts next week

A little bit of back-story for the Retribution mission was also revealed in the latest digital comic of the same name. Blizzard has unveiled Retribution , a new mission that will be coming to Overwatch as part of the Overwatch Archives event.

Author: 0 Zuckerberg says Facebook users still willing to trade data for relevant advertising

The company used data that was inappropriately obtained from Facebook users to try to influence elections, according to The New York Times and The Guardian. Up to 87 million people may have been affected by the Cambridge Analytica scandal, not 50 million as initially speculated. Facebook Inc . spent much of Wednesday outlining ways that the privacy of its 2 billion users might have been compromised for years by the company's lax data policies.

Author: 0 Privacy Commissioner investigates Facebook over Aussies' data usage

On Tuesday, Facebook said it had removed hundreds of accounts and pages associated with the Russia-based Internet Research Agency that included fake activist and political posts in the 2016 U.S. We also make clear that Facebook is the corporate entity that provides the Messenger and Instagram services, which now all use the same data policy.

Technology Spyro The Dragon Reignited Trilogy Leaked By Amazon
Author: 0 Spyro The Dragon Reignited Trilogy Leaked By Amazon

Activision has already gone on record to say that more back catalogue titles will be coming back over the next few years, and now it looks like Spyro will be the first, with a release date in September. The remastered trilogy is reportedly being developed by Toys for Bob, who have published several Skylanders games since 2011, including Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure.

Technology Xiaomi's gamer-centric phone to be launched on 13th April
Author: 0 Xiaomi's gamer-centric phone to be launched on 13th April

On the purchase of new Redmi Note 5 Pro , Xiaomi India is offering free Mi Earphones worth of Rs. 399. You can also get coupons while showing your creative side. The original RRP of the Mi Mix 2S is 3299 yuan for the standard version of the millet MIX 2S but in some cases, this price has risen to 3499 yuan. The Mi Band, HRX Edition along with a Mi Band strap will sell at Rs 199.

Technology Did Trump Meet With Oracle CEO To Sabotage Amazon Deal?
Author: 0 Did Trump Meet With Oracle CEO To Sabotage Amazon Deal?

Rowe Price, Fidelity, BlackRock and State Street Global Advisors collectively own almost 20% of Amazon's shares, according to data from FactSet Research. The institutional investor held 67,161 shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $3.59 million, up from 47,732 at the end of the previous reported quarter.

Technology Unboxing: Nokia 8 Sirocco
Author: 0 Unboxing: Nokia 8 Sirocco

However, with a fleet of new flagships making their way to the market, it wouldn't be as easy for the phone to compete with rivals. There are some launch offers as well such as cashback of Rs 2,000 for Airtel customers on the Nokia 7 Plus and Nokia 6 that brings their price down to effectively Rs.

Technology Former Google AI head joins Apple to improve Siri's capabilities
Author: 0 Former Google AI head joins Apple to improve Siri's capabilities

Before joining Google in 2010, Giannandrea worked as the chief technology officer for Metaweb , a company which sought to build an "open, shared database of the world's knowledge ". Apple which has brought the voice-based digital assistant to the fore-front lacks in terms of the research and the data when compared to its rivals.

Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy J7 Duo manual leaked, shows Bixby and dual rear cams

Yes, we are talking about the Galaxy S5 Mini that was launched way back in July 2014. The manual also reveals that the smartphone will come with Bixby Voice and Samsung Pay Mini for digital transactions. The Pixel 2 video recording tops out at 240fps with a 720p resolution , so serious movie makers might prefer the Samsung model. Earlier this year Apple was exposed for trying to nobble the speed of older iPhones in what many observers said was a blatant attempt to get people to ...

Technology Jammu and Kashmir: Stone-pelting triggers crash, 2 jawans killed
Author: 0 Jammu and Kashmir: Stone-pelting triggers crash, 2 jawans killed

The incident took place on late Wednesday at Hillar in Jammu and Kashmir's Kokernag, near 85 km from the state capital Srinagar . Senior superintendent of police Ganderbal Fayaz Ahmad said that constable Gulzar Ahmad was suspended. The driver of the truck has been hit in his head and has been rushed to an Army hospital in Srinagar , the report said. "Officers on spot." Police has registered a case in the matter and started its investigation.

Technology Tinder testing video feature called
Author: 0 Tinder testing video feature called "Loops"

As opposed to traditional video, the Loops are small, GIF-like looping videos, similar to the ones created by apps like Instagram's Boomerang and Twitter's Vine. There's now no way of capturing Loops right inside the Tinder app, but it isn't hard to imagine that that could change in the future. That could encourage more uploads of Loops as users won't have to remove their existing photos to give the feature a try.

Technology Senate president mourns late Sen. Mustapha Bukar
Author: 0 Senate president mourns late Sen. Mustapha Bukar

Bukar , a first time senator elected under the APC, returned to Nigeria in March after a month medical mission in the UK. President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki , in a statement by his Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, Mr Yusuph Olaniyonu, in Abuja, said, "I am saddened to learn about the passing of another friend and colleague, Sen.

Technology Ford Escape safety rating
Author: 0 Ford Escape safety rating "poor" for new crash tests

The passenger-side door sill was pushed 4 inches laterally into the occupant compartment. In the driver-side small overlap front test, a vehicle travels at 40 miles per hour toward a barrier with 25 percent of the vehicle's front end overlapping the barrier.

Technology Hitman Series Finds New Publisher in Warner Bros
Author: 0 Hitman Series Finds New Publisher in Warner Bros

News has come out that we'll have Warner Bros publishing Hitman for the next game at least, though there's no telling about whether or not they'll also be publishing other Hitman games in the future. Hitman: Definitive Edition will be available for Xbox One and PlayStation 4 players, with upgrades for the Pro and X, on May 18th! 'Working with a partner like WBIE means that the team at IOI can stay focused on what we're good at, making games'.