• Peggy Whitson breaks an ISS record
Peggy Whitson breaks an ISS record

Flight Engineer Peggy Whitson has been granted a three-month extension to her already record-breaking career aboard the station. The decision came from a Soyus seat that will be left empty by the Jack Fischer of NASA and Fyodor Yurchikhin of Roscosmos on April 20.

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  • Streaming Service Company May Go Public Via Direct Listing
Streaming Service Company May Go Public Via Direct Listing

Instead, the music streaming service is considering a direct listing, in which the company would simply register its shares on a public exchange and let them trade freely, people familiar with the matter told WSJ . As more Silicon Valley startups eschew the expense, uncertainty and scrutiny an IPO brings, companies are choosing to stay private lo...

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  • Sensex remains in red as RBI keeps rate unchanged
Sensex remains in red as RBI keeps rate unchanged

The Sensex at the BSE closed 47 points or 0.16 per cent down at 29,927 while the NSE Nifty ended three points lower at 9,262. Hope of the implementation of Goods and Service Tax (GST) Bills soon and a sense of squeezing liquidity out of the system in the RBI's monetary policy on Thursday helped the BSE Sensex hit a record high of 30,007.48 in int...

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  • Twitter challenges US order for anti-Trump user records
Twitter challenges US order for anti-Trump user records

Department of Homeland Security office and other defendants didn't provide any actual evidence that the people behind the account are guilty of any civil or criminal wrongdoing and that instead, the government is trying to silence constitutionally protected dissenting opinions.

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  • Microsoft Promotes Windows 10 Creators Update to the Release Preview Ring
Microsoft Promotes Windows 10 Creators Update to the Release Preview Ring

Some of those features are already arriving on the Xbox One, including an overhauled dashboard and Beam streaming. This allows players to easily manage controls of their music, take screenshots and record video. It now is available on the Xbox One for fans finally. Blu-ray player bitstream passthrough: The Blu-ray disc player on Xbox One no...

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  • Knicks PG Rose to have knee surgery, miss rest of season
Knicks PG Rose to have knee surgery, miss rest of season

He missed the entire 2012-13 season, played only 10 games the following season, and missed substantial time in every season since. Rose had a PER of 17.1, which is highest total since his last All-Star season in 11-12 when he had a mark of 23.0.

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  • Ford Issues Four Recalls In North America, Over 442000 Vehicles Affected
Ford Issues Four Recalls In North America, Over 442000 Vehicles Affected

The recall includes about 230,000 2014 Ford Escape, 2014-15 Ford Fiesta ST, 2013-14 Ford Fusion and 2013-15 Ford Transit Connect vehicles equipped with 1.6-liter GTDI engines. The door may suddenly open while driving, rebound while closing, or be hard to close. Ford said it not aware of any crashes or injuries associated with this issue.

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  • ICICI Bank joins hands with Truecaller for UPI-based mobile payment service
ICICI Bank joins hands with Truecaller for UPI-based mobile payment service

Truecaller has also announced a strategic agreement to integrate Google Duo , a high quality video calling service, within the Truecaller app. Initially, it will be a permission-based service, which means that the app has to ask the user if he or she would like to share certain details with the public.

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  • Half of Android devices failed to get security updates past year
Half of Android devices failed to get security updates past year

While Nexus and Pixel handsets continue to get automatic updates, third-party devices continue to be slave to the whims of the manufacturer and it is this that Google is working to overcome. Instead of seeing the notification taking up much space, you will now see a small bar that is half in size of standard notifications. We're just scratching...

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  • YouTube's hate speech problem is scaring off advertisers
YouTube's hate speech problem is scaring off advertisers

Like AT&T , most companies are only pulling their ads from YouTube and will continue to place ads on Google's search platforms, which remain the biggest source of revenue for Google's parent company, Alphabet . Such placements represent violations of their agreements with Google, according to the companies. "What we do is, we match ads and the ...

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  • GOP Senators Vote to Repeal Rules Protecting Your Private Internet Browsing History
GOP Senators Vote to Repeal Rules Protecting Your Private Internet Browsing History

The resolution will now proceed to the House, where it is also expected to pass. The resolution nullifies the regulations passed by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in October, requiring internet service providers (ISPs) like Comcast, as well as mobile data carriers like Verizon Wireless, to get a customer's permission before sharing...

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  • Red Dead Redemption Being Modded Into GTA 5
Red Dead Redemption Being Modded Into GTA 5

As mentioned earlier on Rockstar Games' official website, the next update will add 20 new custom made tracks for the unique abilities of vehicles. This new perspective is a significant departure from the classic third-person mode the "Grand Theft Auto" franchise has been known for since "GTA 3".

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  • Google vows to change ad policy after boycotts in UK
Google vows to change ad policy after boycotts in UK

Rape apologists, anti-Semites and hate preachers were receiving payouts from publicly subsidised adverts on the Google-run video platform YouTube, according to the newspaper. Sir Martin Sorrell, the head of global ad agency WPP , told news site Business Insider that the advertising controversy reinforces his point that Google and Facebook and ...

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  • Google Finds A Way To Shrink JPEGs By 35 Percent
Google Finds A Way To Shrink JPEGs By 35 Percent

This new algorithm is expected to make it a lot faster to load web pages as the overall file size will go down significantly once it gets implemented. Per the example below, the uncompressed image is on the left, libjpeg-shrunk in the center and Guetzli-treated on the right. The underlying compression algorithms behind popular implementations o...

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  • Honda Launches WR-V Compact SUV, Prices Start from Rs 7.75 Lakh
Honda Launches WR-V Compact SUV, Prices Start from Rs 7.75 Lakh

The WR-V gets an added electrically operated sunroof in the top-spec model bringing it closer to the Honda City on the features list. The interior of the new Honda WR-V feature the dashboard loaded with dials, centre console and the steering wheel which is same as available in Honda Jazz.

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  • Samsung Galaxy S8 Release Date, Specs And Colors Confirmed?
Samsung Galaxy S8 Release Date, Specs And Colors Confirmed?

This leaker is known to have delivered pretty substantial information in the past, and it seems that his latest attempt to reveal the Galaxy S8 could be equally valid. These handsets are also believed to be equipped with 4 GB of RAM and it might be engineered with either Exynos 8895 or Snapdragon 835 chipset depending on the market it will be sold.

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  • Hailing 'Israeli genius,' PM congratulates Mobileye on Intel deal
Hailing 'Israeli genius,' PM congratulates Mobileye on Intel deal

As the two companies have been partnered for some time now, the takeover was not entirely unexpected, but generally market observers, as well as shareholders, seem to be taking Intel's foray into the automotive market positively. "Together, we can accelerate the future of autonomous driving with improved performance in a cloud-to-car solution a...

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  • Axeman Injures Several at German Train Station, Two Arrested
Axeman Injures Several at German Train Station, Two Arrested

Rail traffic was stopped at the station as helicopters scoured overhead and police were deployed in the area of the attack, the Bild daily reported . One person was arrested but police didn't identify the suspect. December saw the worst Islamic State-claimed attack when Tunisian Anis Amri, 24, drove a hijacked truck into a packed Berlin Christ...

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  • SAP to offer its business apps on Google Cloud
SAP to offer its business apps on Google Cloud

The company's CIO Darryl West explained that the firm has looked to Google for cloud services, due to its integration with data platforms like Apache Hadoop and Apache Spark . SAP also uses cloud services from Amazon and Azure . But it's a major checkbox for enterprises, which depend on SAP as much as any other company for their basic business ap...

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  • Best Nintendo Switch Screen Protectors & Why You Need One
Best Nintendo Switch Screen Protectors & Why You Need One

That Breath of the Wild was Switch's most popular software during its launch weekend came as little surprise to anyone who has followed the game. As The Verge notes, PC games don't recognize the Joy-Cons as viable controllers, which means you'll need to use a program like JoyToKey if you want to play with the Switch controllers on your co...

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  • Over 84% polling in first phase in Manipur
Over 84% polling in first phase in Manipur

Polls were held in six districts in the state including Imphal East, Imphal West and Bishnupur. Manipur will vote for the second phase of the assembly elections on March 8 and the votes will be counted on March 11. State chief electoral officer (CEO) Vivek Kumar Dewangan said elaborate arrangements have been made to ensure free, fair and peacef...

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  • China's Defense Budget to Rise 7 Percent
China's Defense Budget to Rise 7 Percent

China's military budget, the world's second largest, though still far behind that of the United States, grew by 7.6 percent a year ago and 10.1 percent in 2015. This week influential state-run tabloid the Global Times called for a rise of at least 10 percent to deal with the uncertainty brought by Trump, and a retired senior general told Hong Kong ...

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  • Nokia and BlackBerry Are Back? The Proof Will Be in the Sales
Nokia and BlackBerry Are Back? The Proof Will Be in the Sales

Last week, a tweet by phone leaker and tipster Evan Blass revealed the three colors, adding to list of information leading to the handset's release. Significantly, over a quarter (27 per cent) of recipients said they would be more likely to purchase a Nokia phone due to the campaign, a figure that rises to over a third (37 per cent) among the...

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  • Loop Capital Reiterates
Loop Capital Reiterates "Hold" Rating for Office Depot, Inc. (ODP)

Also, there are 0 buy, 0 sell and 1 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 3 average brokerage recommendation. The 1-year price target of the company is 4.62. While past twelve months price to sales ratio recorded as 0.18 and price to cash ratio remained 2.90. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its stake in Office Depot by 26.5% in the...

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  • Spotify to launch 'Hi-Fi' lossless streaming for additional monthly fee
Spotify to launch 'Hi-Fi' lossless streaming for additional monthly fee

TIDAL's premium Hi-Fi tier has been a unique selling point for the music-streaming service, one that has been exclusive within the streaming arena - until now. There are now words if Spotify will exceed Tidal's 1411Kbps just yet or when Spotify Hi-Fi will arrive in the market. When asked for comment, a Spotify spokesperson told The Verge that t...

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  • Buffett's Berkshire says quarterly profit rises 15 percent
Buffett's Berkshire says quarterly profit rises 15 percent

Net earnings per Class A equivalent share attributable to Berkshire shareholders rose to 3,823 from $3,333 in the year-ago period. Operating earnings, which exclude some investment results, were $2,665 a share, compared with the average $2,717 estimate of three analysts surveyed by Bloomberg.

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  • Mobile deploys LTE-U technology
Mobile deploys LTE-U technology

In order to take advantage of the speed boost from LTE-U, however, customers will need a compatible device - of which there aren't any now on the market. T-Mobile says that this will expand capacity and allow it to offer even faster speeds on its nationwide wireless network. "T-Mobile's built a track record of introducing new innovations first , i...

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  • Intel Processor Domination Under Serious Threat From AMD
Intel Processor Domination Under Serious Threat From AMD

Lisa Su also stated they are out to infuse some new life in the desktop segment with their new Ryzen family of processors that boasts of 8-core, 16-thread architecture. So far the new AMD chips look great, with leaked performance benchmarks on par with Intel processors which cost around twice as much. The Ryzen 7 lineup consists of three produc...

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  • Kansas governor to veto income tax hike meant to fix budget
Kansas governor to veto income tax hike meant to fix budget

The vote was 85-40, one more than the two-thirds majority needed for an override. House Speaker Ron Ryckman Jr. of Olathe voted against an override, while Majority Leader Don Hineman of Dighton voted yes. The state faces projected budget shortfalls totaling almost $1.1 billion through June 2019. The Republican governor made his comments after v...

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  • Apple Releases macOS 10.12.4 Beta 3
Apple Releases macOS 10.12.4 Beta 3

The update to watchOS 3.2 beta 3, on the other hand, will be bringing the Theater Mode feature which puts the watch in silent mode and keeps the screen dark in order to ensure zero disturbance to other moviegoers. Here's what iOS 10.3 packs... To install the Apple Watch update, the device is recommended to have a 50 percent battery. There are a...

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  • Arsenal Vs. Sutton United Live Stream
Arsenal Vs. Sutton United Live Stream

Sutton United could become the first non-league side to reach the semi-finals of the FA Cup if they beat Arsenal . In truth, City have spent much of their history in the football league. Fans of a certain age will remember United's FA Cup pedigree, with the "Us" having famously conquered 1987 winners Coventry in the 1989 competition on an uneven...

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  • Justice Department Opposes New Hearing for Trump Travel Restrictions
Justice Department Opposes New Hearing for Trump Travel Restrictions

President Trump said during a news conference on Thursday that he would unveil a more tailored travel ban "next week sometime". It also barred all refugees for 90 days and refugees from Syria indefinitely. Further and more explicitly, that Senate report contained information on the terror-related crimes, arrests and sentences of 72 individual...

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  • Lenovo's Moto G5 and G5 Plus leak on retail site
Lenovo's Moto G5 and G5 Plus leak on retail site

Though we are aware of most of the specifications of the Moto G5 and G5 Plus, thanks to various leaks over the past couple of weeks. - Processor: Moto G5 is listed to have a 1.4 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 chipset, while the Moto G5 Plus is known to have the 2.0 GHz Snapdragon 625.

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  • Toyota refreshes 2018 Tundra and Sequoia with TRD Sport trim
Toyota refreshes 2018 Tundra and Sequoia with TRD Sport trim

Inside the Tundra and Sequoia , look for a new TRD shift knob and new floor mats; the Sequoia's cabin also benefits from door-sill protectors. This model's camouflaged front end makes it appear that the revisions will be far less comprehensive than the ones the truck received for 2014.

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  • Google may be combining YouTube Music, Google Play Music teams
Google may be combining YouTube Music, Google Play Music teams

While there is no definite date set yet by Google, it seems both Google Play Music and YouTube Music will be combined into one great app on Android. The download will resume automatically once the phone has internet access. One of the surprising features of the GO app is the data saving video sharing mode.

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